On August 22, 2003, JOHN MARCUS RITGERT, beloved husband of Helen Irene Ritgert; devoted father of Marcus Joseph Ritgert and his wife Gail A. Ritgert, Susan Ann Ritgert and Kathleen Mary White; cherished grandfather of Timothy Christopher White and his wife Leigh Ann White and Daniel Joseph White; loving brother of Edna B. Kuhn, Albert J. Ritgert, Katherine Ritgert and Francis I. Ritgert and their families, and caring friend of Jody R. Keydash. Friends may call at the family owned Peaceful Alternatives Funeral & Cremation Center, 2325 York Road, Timonium, on Sunday 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 PM. A Funeral Liturgy will be held 10:30 AM Monday at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, 9512 Old Harford Road, Parkville. Interment Gardens of Faith Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in John's name may be made to St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church or to Gilchrist Hospice Center, 6701 N. Charles Street, Baltimore 21204.