Obituary of Curtis A. Rittenhouse
Curtis A. Rittenhouse, 84, a resident of Eagleville, PA, for over 35 years, passed away Friday morning, September 3, 2021, at Meadowood Senior Living in Worcester, PA. He and his wife, Anne F. (McBride) Rittenhouse, celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary on June 9th of this year.
Born June 7, 1937, in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Curtis and Selma (Lamp) Rittenhouse. He was a 1954 graduate of North Catholic High School and earned a bachelor’s degree from Ursinus College. He was also a U. S. Coast Guard veteran.
Mr. Rittenhouse was a test engineer for Unisys where he had been employed for almost 40 years. He took pride in coaching youth sports when his children were younger and was one of the founders of East Norriton Girls Athletic Association. He was also an avid bowler. He loved crabbing and fishing on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and cherished time spent with his family in St. Michael’s, MD.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Curtis J. Rittenhouse of Eagleville, PA, Sharon A. Tornetta and her husband, Mark, of Skippack, PA, and Stephen F. Rittenhouse and his wife, Lynne, of Collegeville, PA. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Anthony, Michelle and husband Sean, Sean, Stephen, Jessica, and Matthew; and his trusted golden retriever, Dutchess. He was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Cinque.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral mass at 10am on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, 1260 S. Trooper Rd., Audubon, PA 19403, where family will receive friends from 9-9:45am. Interment will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery in Norristown, PA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are by the R. L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. of Skippack, PA. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.RLWilliamsFuneralHome.com.