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Helen C. Rittenhouse

August 5, 1939 ~ June 2, 2020 (age 80)


Helen C. Rittenhouse age 80 of 5th Avenue Brockway, PA;  died on Tuesday June 2, 2020 at Penn Highlands DuBois. Born on August 5, 1939 in Brockway, she was the daughter of the late Donald R. and Lois W. Donlin Rittenhouse. Helen had been employed at the Pentagon in Washington, DC;  at the Defense Intelligence Agency retiring in March of 1979. She was a member of St. Tobias Church and her whole life revolved around her church. Over the years she was a very active member serving as a Eucharistic Minister, serving on the Respect Life Committee, the Renew Program and was a past member of the Rosary Society. She is survived by a sister Marilyn McKay of Georgia; 3 brothers: Frank (Rebecca) Rittenhouse of Brockway; Donald L. (Pam) Rittenhouse of Valley Center, Calif. and Paul M. Rittenhouse of St. College, PA. She is also survived by an aunt Jean Rittenhouse also of Brockway as well as numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by a sister Margaret “Peggy” Strishock and a brother Richard Rittenhouse. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Tobias Church in Brockway with Msgr. Charles Kaza presiding. Burial will follow in the Beechwoods Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Tobias Church 1135 Hewitt Street Brockway, PA 15824 or Mengle Memorial Library 324 Main Street Brockway, PA 15824. 

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