Rita Hartman

August 23, 1923January 17, 2019

Rita H. Hartman, 95, of Bechtelsville. Widow of James C. Hartman. Passed away in the early morning of Thursday January 17, 2019 in the Manor Care at Pottstown. Born in Bally she was a daughter of the late Sarah (Eck) and William Witman. Rita was employed for over 23 years at the Great American Knitting Mills and the Bally Ribbon Mill. She was a member of Most Blessed Sacrament Church 610 Pine St. Bally; PA 19503.Rita was also a member of the children’s choir when she was young. Rita is survived by her son John J. Hartman with whom she resided. Cousins, Linda Grill and Ben & JoAnn Eshelman. Along with her dear friends, John & Margie Barthel. She is predeceased by her son, Francis Hartman. Siblings, Mary Peters, Paul & Regina Witman. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated the Most Blessed Sacrament Church on Wednesday January 23, 2019 at 11:00 AM. Family and friends may call at church on Wednesday from 10:00 to 10:45 AM. Interment will be in Most Blessed Sacrament Cemetery. Arrangements by the Linwood W. Ott Funeral Home, Inc., 111 North Reading Ave., Boyertown, PA. 19512. Online condolences may be made at


  • John James Hartman, Son
  • William Witman, Father
  • Sarah (Eck) Hartman, Mother
  • James Charles Hartman, Husband
  • Francis Hartman, Son
  • Rita is also survived by her cousins, Linda Grill, Ben and JoAnn Eshelman. Along with is dear friends, John and Margie Barthel. She is predeceased by her siblings, Mary Peters, Paul and Regina Witman


  • Visitation Wednesday, January 23, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Rita Hartman

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