Mary Maxine Rittenhouse


Mary Maxine Rittenhouse, 90, of Greenfield, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Hancock Regional Hospice. She was born Nov. 20, 1922, in Winter Haven, Fla., to the late Charles E. and Alta P. (Jarrett) Huntzinger.

She married Paul G. Rittenhouse on Dec. 13, 1946. Maxine was a second grade teacher at Bloomfield Elementary in the Jay County School Corporation  for twenty years prior to her retirement in 1978. She was a member of Brown’s Chapel Wesleyan Church and a member of the Retired Teachers Association.

Maxine is survived by her husband of 66 years, Paul G. Rittenhouse of Greenfield; son, Roger (Linda) Rittenhouse of McCordsville; daughter, Donna Veller of Brooksville, Fla.; brothers, Earl Huntzinger of Ky., Dean Huntzinger of Charlottesville, Paul Huntzinger of Fla., and Larry Huntzinger of Minn.; sisters,  Evelyn Raper of Pendleton, Betty Bodenhorn of Pendleton, Alta Mae Garner of Anderson and Marybelle Badgely of Fort Myers, Fla.; 3 granddaughters; and 5 great-grandchildren.

Maxine is preceded in death by sisters, Mary Lou Moore and Lavon Ridge.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel, 1780 W. Main Street, Greenfield, IN 46140. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hancock Regional Hospital, Hospice or Brown’s Chapel Wesleyan Church.

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