Marion Ritchie

Local veteran celebrates 102nd birthday

A special birthday party happened this afternoon for one Navy veteran on our Coast. “I don’t feel like I’m 102, that’s a big number. I feel great.” Marion Ritchie was born in 1917 and served as a Navy Yeoman’s Captain…

WWII veteran celebrates her 100th birthday

World War II veteran and Armed Forces Retirement Home resident Marion Ritchie celebrated turning 100 today with a big birthday bash surrounded by family, friends, and even some local and state leaders. Members from Seabee unit 133 saluted Marion as…