YORK Barbara L. (Mellon) Rittenhouse, 81, died on Sunday, December 16, 2012, at 12:39 p.m. at Manor Care Health Services North. She was the wife of the late Roger W. Rittenhouse who died on May 24, 1992. Viewing will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2012, at Workinger-Semmel F.H. & Crematorium, Inc., 849 E. Market St., York. The service will follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Mitchell M. Galloway, pastor of Fourth UM Church, officiating. Following cremation with the funeral home, burial will be at the convenience of the family in Mount Rose Cemetery. Mrs. Rittenhouse was born April 28, 1931 in York and was the daughter of the late Charles and Amanda (Canfield) Mellon. She was a homemaker, a graduate of William Penn H.S. and in past years she had been active in the community. Mrs. Rittenhouse is survived by FOUR daughters, Carol Steward and husband Denny of Port Orange, Fla., Lori Coulson and significant other David Zorbaugh of York, Beth Bunnell and husband Mike of Dover, and Amy Anderson and husband David of York; two sons, David Rittenhouse of Middleburg, FL and John RIttenhouse and wife Karen of Dover; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Anna "Nook" Mellon of York; and a sister-in-law, Barbara "Babs" Platts. She was preceded in death by seven siblings. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer' Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110. www.workinger-semmel.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Dec. 19, 2012