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112 West King Street
P.O. Box 336
Shippensburg, PA 17257
Phone: 717-532-2211
Fax: 717-532-8471
John Tritt

John B. "Sonny" Tritt Jr.

Friday, August 31st, 1945 - Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
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John B. “Sonny” Tritt, Jr., 75, of Shippensburg passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at Wellspan York Hospital.

Born Friday, August 31, 1945 in Carlisle, he was a son of the late John B. and Blanche E. Piper Tritt, Sr.

Sonny was a 1963 graduate of the Big Spring High School. He was a United States Army Reserve Veteran serving during the Vietnam War. Sonny was the former owner/operator of Tritt Plumbing & Heating and later worked for Greencastle Livestock.

He was a member of the Durff-Kuhn VFW Post # 6168, The Hub City Social Club, the Orrstown Lodge #262 Free & Accepted Masons, where he was a past Master, Valley Forest # 145 Tall Cedars of Lebanon, all in Shippensburg; the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie #1299, and the Amvets Post # 274, both in Carlisle; and the Shippensburg Fish & Game Club. He was an avid hunter and woodworker who loved his family and friends and lived his life to the fullest.

Surviving is his wife of 55 years, Lavonne Marie (Lytle) Tritt whom he married April 17, 1965; one son, John “Rob” (Tammy) Tritt, Newville; one sister, Jean E. Wenger, Shippensburg; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter Wendy S. Tritt.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Orrstown Lodge #262 F. & A.M., 41 Stewart Place, Shippensburg, PA 17257 or Shippensburg Fish & Game Club, 4498 Maclays Mill Road, Shippensburg, PA 17257.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.
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  • Interment

    Location
    Spring Hill Cemetery
    Address
    114 North Morris St.
    shippensburg, PA 17257
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Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, a celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

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  • Amvets
  • Fraternal Order of the Eagles
  • Masonic Lodge
  • Tall Cedars of Lebanon
  • VFW

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Dorinda Andrews

Posted at 04:16pm
Vonnie and family,

Just heard about Sonny's passing.....my heartfelt sympathy and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. May God surround you with his love, peace and comfort. Allow your precious memories to help carry you through this time. Is. 26:3

Dorinda Andrews
SB

Sandra Bock

Posted at 03:06pm
Vonnie & Family,
The Powell family was shocked when we found out about Sonny. Your family is in our heart and prayers! So sorry to hear this.
Bob& Sandy Bock, Barry & Donna Johnson and Barb MaClay
CD

Chloe Duncan

Posted at 09:44am
Sonny was a good friend and neighbor for many years. He will be missed. Paul & Chloe Zullinger
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