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Margaret Brooks Rittenbury

Margaret Brooks Rittenbury
  • June 14, 1928 - December 11, 2020
  • Charleston, South Carolina

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“Dear, Megs & Julia Anne,I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your beautiful Mother, I have very fond memories of her kindness and compassion...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Tony Coker - Charleston, SC

“Dear Megs and Julia Anne,I am so sorry to hear the news of your Mother's passing. She was always so kind to me, as was your Father,back when we were...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Annette Weeks - Hudson, FL

“Megs and family,Your mother was a very sweet person. I have fond memories of her and all of you. May you find peace at this difficult time. ”
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“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief, and find comfort from knowing that God draws close to the broken-hearted. ”
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Margaret Brooks Rittenbury, 92, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of the late Max S. Rittenbury, MD, entered into eternal rest Friday, December 11, 2020. Her Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, December 15, 2020 in Bethany Cemetery, 10 Cunnington Avenue, at 11:00 am. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Margaret was born June 14, 1928 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of Engle R. Brooks and Margaret Sorensen Brooks. She graduated from the College of Charleston and became a teacher. She was an active member of St. Andrews Lutheran Church for most of her life. Margaret took great joy in volunteering for Lutheran Social Services (now known as Tri County Family Ministries) as well as doting on her grandchildren and loved being with her cats.

She is survived by her daughters, Julia Anne Rittenbury, CPC and Margaret Elizabeth Rittenbury, MD, both of Charleston, SC and four grandchildren, Court S. Rittenbury, Max Lesslie, Pharm. D., Maggie Van Zile and Carolyn Sorensen.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Tri County Family Ministries, 2105 Cosgrove Ave., North Charleston, SC 29405 or https://www.tricountyfamilyministries.org/donate-now/.