(Photo courtesy Marcus Snow, click to enlarge)
Grave marker for George L. Ritchotte in the Jacksonville
Orange Park (Clay County), Florida
Ritchotte, George Roland
RITCHOTTE - George Roland Ritchotte, 84, passed away on Sunday,
September 17, 2006 in Orange Park, FL.
Mr. Ritchotte was born on November 11, 1921 in West Warwick, RI. He
served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II with the 82nd
Airborne Division. He retired from Civil Service at NARF-NAS Jacksonville
after 22 years service.
George was a charter member and first commander of the DAV, Orange
Park Chapter 38. He was predeceased by his parents, George and Phidora
Ritchotte, his son, Donald Ritchotte, brother, Rudolphe Ritchotte and
sister, Claire Gendron. Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years,
Helen Ritchotte; children, Charles Ritchotte (Lucille)-Coventry, RI,
Robert Ritchotte (Nancy)-Milledgeville, GA, Ann Marie Phillips (Alan) and
Paul Ritchotte (Cindy) both of Orange Park, FL; sister, Lorraine Poncin-Menifee,
CA; 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 22,
2006, 11:00 AM at St. Lukes Catholic Church,1606 Blanding Blvd.,
Middleburg, FL with Fr. Donal Sullivan, Celebrant.
Family and friends will visit at JACKSONVILLE MEMORY GARDENS
FUNERAL HOME, 111 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, FL on Thursday, September
21, 2006 from 6 until 8 PM.
Published in the Florida Times-Union on 9/19/2006.