March 23, 1918 - October 23, 2005
age 87 of Ross Twp., on Sunday October 23,2005. Born March 23,1918 to the late Harry and Margaret Mary (Dolan) Campbell; preceded in death by her husband F. William Ries, who passed away on July 26, 2000. She was the loving mother of William Campbell (Mallory)Ries of McCandless., David Gerard (Debra) Ries fo Ross Twp., Kathleen Merikangas (James) of Chevy Chase, MD, Maryanne Rogers (David) of Boston, MA and Nancy Allen (Thomas) of McCandless. She was the beloved grandmother of 10 grandchildren, William and Sean Ries, David (Jenelle) and Christopher Ries, Alison and Brian Merikangas, Daniel, Benjamin and Timothy Rogers and Carena Allen. She is survived by brother, Harry Campbell and a sister, Margaret Anfang. Her sister Evelyn Happe and brother Robert Campbell preceded her in death. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Mrs. Ries was a charter member of St. Sebastian’s Parish for 50 years, a member of the Berkeley Hills Women’s Club, a volunteer for Easter Seals and a member of numerous bridge groups. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1940.
Visitation Tues 7-9 and Wed 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Highway, Ross Twp. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Sebastian Church Thurs 10 AM. Memorial Contributions to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Ave, Pgh, PA 15212.