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Henry F. Rittenhouse, Jr.

Posted By DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On March 2, 2012 @ 8:23 pm In Obituaries | 4 Comments

Henry F. Rittenhouse, Jr.

Henry F. Rittenhouse, Jr., of Lancaster, passed away on Wednesday, February 29th at the Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Lancaster, PA and graduating from J.P. McCaskey High School, he was the husband of Gladys (Betsy) I. Ross Rittenhouse and the son of the late Henry F. Sr., and Estella Heaps Rittenhouse.
Mr. Rittenhouse was employed by Federal Mogul as a supervisor after proudly serving in the U.S. Army and received a purple heart during WW2.
He and his wife were members of Grace Baptist Church in Lancaster.
Surviving beside his wife are four sons; Henry F. III, husband of Vicki Rittenhouse of Leola PA; Ike B., husband of Carol Rittenhouse of Manheim, PA; Guy H., husband of Sheryl Rittenhouse of Mountville, PA; Jon H., husband of Kelly Rittenhouse, of Manheim PA; and two daughters Sherry, wife of Tom Brown of Manheim, PA; and Kim C. Mortensen, of Lancaster, PA; 19 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother Harold T. Rittenhouse of Lancaster, PA, and a sister, Virginia M. Wardrop, Lancaster, PA. He was predeceased by a sister Betty Taylor and a brother Victor Rittenhouse.
A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at Grace Baptist Church 1899 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603 with Pastor Marvin Reich officiating. Friends may call at the church from 1:00 P.M. until the time of the service. Interment will be private. If desired, contributions in Mr. Rittenhouse’s memory may be sent to Grace Baptist Church.

Condolences for the family of “Henry F. Rittenhouse, Jr.”

Condolence from Betty Holbein-Amstutz on March 4th, 2012 2:27 pm

Dear Kim and Family,

My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family in the loss of your beloved father. I always remembered seeing him running along Greystone road to keep in shape. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Kim, please call me when you can I would love to hear from you. My number is 717-824-3752.


Condolence from Doug & Terri Myers on March 4th, 2012 3:03 pm

Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you during this time. What a wounderful long life he led. Im sure God has welcomed him home. Haveing to raise the group of boys he did,he deserves an eternity of rest and peace.lol. God Bless You All….Doug and Terri Myers

Condolence from Sue and Tom Shaub on March 5th, 2012 9:48 am

Dear Aunt Betsy,Hank,Ike,Sherry,Kim,Guy,
& Jon: We were so sorry to hear the passing of that special person, your husband and Dad. He was always one of my special uncles and oh, how he would tease me, especially about my laugh. I know he will be missed by all who knew and loved him. But God has welcomed him home and he is at peace. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Love to all, Sue and Tom Shaub

Condolence from Don and Corky Stetter on March 7th, 2012 11:28 am

Dear Betsy and Family, May the Lord bless, comfort, and strengthen you during this time of great loss. We are left with many wonderful memories. Love, Don and Corky Stetter and family

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