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Julian Wallace Rittenhouse

April 15, 1928 - February 2, 2016
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Newark United Methodist Church
69 East Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
302-368-8774 | Map
Saturday 2/13, 2:00 pm

Julian Wallace Rittenhouse, age 87, of Newark, DE passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 surrounded by his family. Born on April 15, 1928 in Newark, Delaware, he was the son of Cyrus Ephram and Miriam Boys Rittenhouse. After graduating from Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, PA in 1946, he majored in Mechanical Engineering at theContinue Reading

David Haydukiwecz left a message on January 27, 2019:
An additional story about our friend Jude Rittenhouse.
Every Friday evening the garage at Rittenhouse Motors was swept from front to back by a man named Ralph Broadwater. One particular summer Friday I drove by and spotted my friend and co-worker Mark Lindell washing his car while Ralph and his 2 children swept the shop. As I chatted with Mark and Ralph we noticed how filthy the kid were from climbing under the work benches to clean. After some brief banter we all got into a water fight back in the wash bays. Being a warm summer evening it was good clean fun until Jude happened to stop by after an evening out with his wife. He rolled down the window and yelled at us to quit screwing around and a few other admonishments. We thought we were in trouble until we saw him flash that big warm smile and laugh rolling up the window and driving away. The man had a heart of gold. Fun loving and generous. I often wondered if he hadn't been dressed up in nice clothes out for the evening would he pick up a hose and join in the fun?
My guess is yes.
RIP Jullian we'll miss you.
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