Heather A. Ritz, 45, died Saturday, November 7, 2020, at the Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. She was the beloved daughter of the late Michael J. and Susan A. (Babb) Ritz. Born in South Boston, she was raised in Canton and has been a resident of Foxboro and Walpole for several years. Ms. Ritz was a student and member of The Arc of South Norfolk in Westwood.
Heather was the sister of Heidi DiMatteo and her husband Jim of Weymouth, Christian M. Ritz and his wife Ariane of Stoughton. She was the aunt of Evan M., Susan R. and Cole M. DiMatteo and Christiana A. and Liam M. Ritz. She is also survived by her stepmother Beverly Ritz of Canton, her Personal Care Assistants, Patricia and Tamia Holmes of Mansfield and several cousins.
Due to Covid 19 Restrictions, Private Family Services were held at Knollwood Memorial Park in Canton. Donations in Heather's memory may be made to the support of The Arc of South Norfolk, by donating to Lifeworks, 789 Clapboardtree St., Westwood, MA or at https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/_7Sr5oT47s2tlfjGInCs8A, Or to the study of NHK at Non-Ketotic Hyperglycinemia (NKH) Crusaders Fund, University of Colorado Anschutz, 13001 East 17th Pl., Suite WG112, Aurora, CO 80045 or at https://giving.cu.edu/fund/nkh-crusaders-fund