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Arthur W Ritter, Jr.

November 22, 1926 January 15, 2020
Arthur W Ritter, Jr.
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Arthur W. Ritter, Jr. age 93 of Haddon Heights passed away January 15, 2020 with his devoted children by his side. He was predeceased by his beloved bride of 53 years, Shirley E. (nee Ramos) in 2002. He is survived by his son, Arthur W. III and his wife Bobbye of Venetia, PA, and daughters, Suzanne M. Ritter of Haddon Twp. and Cheryl A. Hauske and her husband, Mark of Audubon. Also survived by 6 grandchildren: Ben and Phillip Ritter, Samantha (Matt) Rubin, and Amanda, Kyle and Chris Hauske, one great grandson, Oliver Rubin, a brother, Edward, and brother-in-law, Albert Ramos. He was predeceased by his brothers: Harry, Bob and Bill Ritter.

Art was born in Philadelphia and after graduating from John Bartram H.S. in 1943, he proudly enlisted in the Navy serving during WWII in the Pacific Theater. In 1949 he graduated Ohio Wesleyan University, married his beloved Shirley and began his career with Rohm and Haas as a research chemist, where he remained for 43 years. He settled into the Haddon Heights community where he became an active member of the First Presbyterian Church of Haddon Heights, serving as a Trustee in addition to being a Session and choir member and a Merry Mucker. He was a founding member of IHOC - Interfaith Homeless Outreach Council, drove clients for Interfaith Caregivers of Haddonfield for 20 years, taught English as a second language through a Camden County program, was a board member of Stanfill Towers, and served on the Haddon Heights School Board..

Relatives and friends may call on Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 9:00a.m. - 10:45a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Haddon Heights, 7th Ave. and Green Street, Haddon Heights, NJ 08035 where a Service will follow at 11:00a.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations in their father's memory to the First Presbyterian Church at the above address. Arrangements, EVOY-BANASZ FUNERAL HOME, Haddon Heights, NJ.

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9:00 AM 1/25/2020 9:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 1/25/2020 10:45:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church of Haddon Heights

28 7th Avenue
Haddon heights, NJ 08035

First Presbyterian Church of Haddon Heights
28 7th Avenue Haddon heights 08035 NJ
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