Sheldon Ritholz of Monroe passed away on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at Schervier Pavilion in Warwick. He was 84 years old.
Thee son of Morris and Bella Sosis Ritholz, he was born on Jan. 19, 1935, in Brooklyn.
Sheldon was a retired patrolman for the NYPD Emergency Services in Queens and was a member of NYPD Honor Legion.
He also served as a Federal Marshall with the U.S. Attorney’s Office and was a member of the New York Air National Guard, as well as a lifelong member of Trout Brook Engine and Hose.
He is survived by his wife Florence at home, and by his three children: Marc Ritholz and his wife Susannah of Syracuse; Eric Ritholz and his wife Jillian of Wappingers Falls; and Beth Ritholz of Monroe. He is also survived by his sister Pearl Greenberg of Des Moines, Iowa, and by five grandchildren: Sadie, Maisie, Flynn, Scarlett and Cora.
Funeral services were held Dec. 9 at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Ave., Monroe. Burial followed at Gates of Zion Cemetery in Airmont.
Arrangements by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home (845-782-8185; www.ssqfuneralhome.com).