Charles Rittinger Jr.
June 15, 1931 – March 28, 2018
Charles Rittinger, Jr. of the Whiting section of Manchester Twp., passed from this life into eternity on Wednesday March 28, 2018. A native of Teaneck and a Teaneck High School graduate, he then graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology and served in the United States Air Force as a First Lieutenant in Greenland during the Korean War. He then worked for PSE&G for 35 years retiring in 1988, coming to Whiting in 1993.
Charles served as President of the School Board for the Hackensack Christian School. He was a member of the Waldwick Fire Department Marching Band, he coached baseball for the Teaneck South Little League. In Whiting he was a member of the Crestwood Symphonette and his church’s Brass Group for many years.
Charles is predeceased by his loving wife of 62 years, Joan nee Buechner Rittinger, in October 2015. Surviving Charles are 5 sons Charles, Frederick & his wife Elaine; Rev David & his wife Wilma, Rev. Paul and Christopher & his wife Janine, along with 20 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held Friday, April 6 at 7pm at the Whiting Bible Church with the Rev. John Goodhart officiating. Light refreshments will follow in the church’s fellowship hall. The family respectfully request Memorial donations be made to the Missionary Aviation Fellowship (Maf.org). Committal is private. Arrangements are by the Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home 115 Lacey Rd. Whiting. To leave a tribute please visit www.andersoncampbellwhiting.com
- Memorial Service Friday, April 6, 2018