Robert L. Rittenhouse

Robert L. Rittenhouse, age 87, of Weatherly passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2022, at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Hazelton.

Born in Black Creek Township on July 19, 1935, he was a son of the late Amos and Wilda (Roach) Rittenhouse Sr. He was educated in Black Creek Township schools. Bob worked for Westinghouse in New Jersey for 17 years. Later, he was self employed as a truck driver with his wife, hauling potatoes for Wise Potato Chips.

Bob enjoyed hunting, as well as watching NASCAR. He was a Dale Earnhardt fan for many years.

He will be greatly missed by his wife of 58 years, Nancy J. (Miller) Rittenhouse; and his brother, Leonard Rittenhouse of Georgia.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Ken, Roy and Carl Rittenhouse; sisters, Shirley Rittenhouse; Thelma Gulliver; and Ida Magill.

At his request there will be no services. Burial will take place in Elan Memorial Park, Bloomsburg at the convenience of his family.

Arrangements are entrusted to Heller Funeral Home, LLC, Nescopeck. Online messages of comfort may be sent to