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Gladys “Betsy Ross” Rittenhouse

Posted By DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On September 20, 2021 @ 10:44 am In Obituaries | 4 Comments

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It is both with deep sorrow and great joy to share with you the news of the home going of our dear mother Gladys “Betsy Ross” Rittenhouse on September 18, 2021.

For Betsy’s family it is an inestimable loss-already we miss her beyond words. But for Betsy, it’s “Glory!” And finally-after a lifetime of serving her Lord-Betsy is experiencing the sheer joy of meeting Him face to face.

Betsy was a member of Grace Baptist Church and taught children’s Sunday School for many years. Her Church family played an extremely important role in her life and we want to thank them for their love and support. Betsy had a generous heart toward missions.

Betsy is survived by three sons; Henry (Vicki), Ike (Carol), and Jon (Kelly) Rittenhouse, two daughters; Sherry (Tom) Brown and Kim (William) White, 19 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and 7 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Henry F. Rittenhouse, a son, Guy and 13 siblings.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Grace Baptist Church Missions Fund, 1899 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603.

Condolences for the family of “Gladys “Betsy Ross” Rittenhouse”

Condolence from Judy and Tom Getz on September 20th, 2021 8:17 pm

Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your grandmother. Although we never had the privilege of meeting her you have expressed to us on numerous occasions how much she meant to you. Please accept our warmest condolences., we are saddened to learn of your loss.

Condolence from Sharon Jacoby Opstbaum on September 21st, 2021 11:10 am

Dear Cousins, I am so sorry to learn of your mother’s passing.

“Death leaves a wound no one can heal;
Love leaves a memory no one can steal!”

Condolence from Ashley Conner on September 22nd, 2021 11:20 am

Carol, Ike, and family of Betsy,

I’m thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. You showed your mother love every day and gave her so much happiness! Please know that she is with you in your heart and memories. She is watching over you everyday.

Big hugs,

Condolence from Mark Ross on September 24th, 2021 12:14 pm

I want offer my condolences. My Mother told this the other day. My Grandfather is John Ross, Glady’s Brother..

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