Valerie R. Ritchie, of Bayville, died on Feb. 23, 2010. Wife of Ronald. Mother of Nicole Vitale (Joseph) and Jordan Achilli. Sister of Virginia, Jane, Irving, Dorothy and the late Arthur. Grandmother of Joseph and Andie-Grace. Visiting and service at the Funeral Home of Dodge-Thomas, Glen Cove. Interment private. Donations may be made to the Glen Cove Animal Lovers League, PO Box 389, Glen Cove, NY 11542.