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Jack Junior Rittenour, 85, formerly of Fredericksburg, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Franklin Woods Center in Baltimore.
Jack served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Marshall Islands. He retired from the U.S. Treasury Department's Bureau of Printing and Engraving with more than 30 years of service. He was a member of Salem Baptist Church.
He is survived by six sons, Jack Robert Rittenour and his wife, Mary Ann, of Baltimore, Allen Lee Rittenour and his wife, Monique, of Ottawa, Canada, John William Rittenour and his wife, Colette, of Kansas City, Kan., Samuel Matthew Rittenour and James Edward Rittenour and his wife, Beth, all of Fredericksburg, and his special son, Samuel Matthew "Little Sam" Jr.; two daughters, Anita Louise Kyle and her husband, Kenneth, of Baltimore and Virginia Ann Harris and her husband, George, of Edgewood, Md.; 24 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn; his parents, Clarence and Myrtle Rittenour; and a son, Earl Thomas Belford.
Jack's family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel-Cremation Service, 10719 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg. A funeral celebrating Jack's life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the funeral chapel. Interment will be held at a later date in Quantico National Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed to Jack's family at foundandsons.com.