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Agnes Risser


 Agnes Risser, 91, of Elizabethtown, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family.

 She was born March 3, 1925 in Buck Mountain, Pa. and was the loving daughter of the late John and Julia (Vrabel) Kitlan.

 Agnes was of the Orthodox faith and was a member of Christ the Savior Orthodox Church in Harrisburg. She enjoyed watching any sport with her son-in-law who was her “sport watching buddy,” and she also liked to read.

 In addition to her parents, Agnes is preceded in death by her husband William Risser and numerous brothers and sisters.

 Agnes is survived by her daughter JoAnn Martini and her husband Robert of Elizabethtown; a brother John Kitlan of Hazelton; and a sister Emma Stasko of Hazel Township.

 Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. at Christ the Savior Orthodox Church, 5501 Old Locust Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17109, with Father Stephen Vernak officiating. There will be a viewing from 10:30 a.m. until the hour of the service on Thursday at the church.

 Interment will be at Middletown Cemetery.

 The family suggests memorial contributions be made in Agnes’s name to Christ the Savior Orthodox Church, Harrisburg.

 The family has entrusted the care of the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Middletown to handle the funeral arrangements.

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