Evelyn Ruth (Kinsinger) Ritchie

June 1, 1928June 24, 2018

Evelyn Ruth Kinsinger Ritchie, 90, of Broadway, passed away on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on June 1, 1928 in Cumberland, MD and was the daughter of the late Roy L. and Margaret M. Lawrence Kinsinger. Evelyn’s passion pursued since early life was nursing, a skill she performed well because of her innate ability to empathize with others and to care for their discomforts. She held nursing positions in Maryland, on a mission field in Brazil, in the Appalachians, and at Rockingham Memorial Hospital before her retirement. On June 28, 1980 she married, Virgil Dow Ritchie, who preceded her in death on March 9, 1997. She is survived by a sister-in-law, Audrey Kinsinger, a nephew, Tim Kinsinger, step daughter, Evelyn Wilkins. Memorial contributions may be made to Mennonite Board of Missions, V M Missions Finance Office, 601 Parkwood Drive Harrisonburg, VA 22802. Honoring her wishes she will be cremated and a graveside service will be at Woodbine Cemetery on Friday, June 29, 2018 at 1:00 pm, with Pastor Harold Miller officiating. Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg is handling arrangements. Condolences may be sent to


  • Tim Kinsinger, Nephew
  • Audrey Kinsinger, Sister-in-law
  • Evelyn Wilkins, Step-Daughter
  • Virgil Dow Ritchie, Husband
  • Margaret M. Lawrence Kinsinger, Mother
  • Roy L. Kinsinger, Father


  • Graveside Service Friday, June 29, 2018

Evelyn Ruth (Kinsinger) Ritchie

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Rhonda Moore

June 26, 2018

I'm so sorry for your loss. Evelyn was a Doula with RMH for several years. I was very happy that she assisted so many women in their Journey. God bless you and your family.