Rev. Dr. Ronald G. Britter

September 4, 1941 - April 19, 2004

09/04/1941 - 04/19/2004

Past Services

Cemetery
Monday April 26, 2004
Columbiana County Memorial Park
16078 Irish Ridge Road
East Liverpool, OH 43920
330-385-2190 | Directions
Additional Information:

Following the service at the funeral home

Visitation
Monday April 26, 2004
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Martin-MacLean-Altmeyer-Calcutta
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, OH 43920
330-382-0600 | Directions
Service
Monday April 26, 2004
1:30 pm
Martin-MacLean-Altmeyer-Calcutta
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, OH 43920
330-382-0600 | Directions
Cemetery
Columbiana County Memorial Park
16078 Irish Ridge Road
East Liverpool, OH 43920
330-385-2190 | Directions
Additional Information:

Following the service at the funeral home

Rev. Dr. Ronald G. Britter
Age: 62

Rev. Dr. Ronald G. Britter, 62, or Erie Street, East Liverpool, OH died suddenly at his home on Monday, April 19, 2004. He was born in Toledo, OH on September 4, 1941, a son of Dorothy Davis Britter of Toledo, OH and the late Joseph Britter.

He was educated in the Toledo Public School System. Dr. Britter received a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Religious Education, Bachelor of Theology, a Masters Degree and a Doctorate in Theology at the Toledo Bible College.

He loved to teach and interact with students in various grade levels. He taught in the Toledo Public Schools, Akron Public Schools, Wellsville Public Schools, East Liverpool Public Schools and the East Liverpool Christian School.

Dr. Britter served as pastor of Universal Community Non-Denominational Church in Toledo, Ohio; Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Columbus, Ohio; United Church of Christ in Akron, Ohio; Associate Minister at St. Paul AME Church in Akron, Ohio, Lee’s Chapel AME Church in Wellsville, Ohio and Reed’s Chapel AME Church in Youngstown, Ohio.

Dr. Britter was a former president of the Wellsville Ministerial Association where he instituted the first Community Vacation Bible School in the Village of Wellsville. He served on the Tri-State Chaplaincy Committee at East Liverpool City Hospital.

With Elizabeth Carter, Director and President of Tri-State Promoters, he coordinated different activities for the youth at the Point of Light in East Liverpool, Ohio. Dr. Britter is also the founder of R&M Biblical School of Hope in Akron, Ohio and the Tri-State area. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, Miriam Russell Britter, whom he married on June 13, 1970: three daughters:Desiree L. Britter of Inkster, Michigan, Deidre L. Britter of Alexandria, Virginia & Deanna L. Britter of Youngstown, Ohio; two brothers: Paul Britter of Toledo, Ohio and James Benson of Atlanta, Georgia; a Brother in Law, James Gilbert Russell of Toledo, Ohio; a Sister in Law, Carole Ann Russell of Toledo, Ohio and four grandchildren: Jasmine A. and Dalvin Britter of Detroit, Michigan and Chanelle L. and Ivan D. Daviduk of Youngstown, Ohio.

Besides his father, he is preceded in death by his wife’s parent’s: Oscar and Elizabeth Stenson Russell and a Sister in Law, Dorothy Lane Russell.

Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Monday, April 26, 2004 at 1:30 PM with Rev. James Curry of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Weirton, WV, officiating and Rev. John S. Goshay of St. Andrewes AME Church in Youngstown, Ohio, the Eulogist.

Burial will follow in Columbiana County Memorial Park.

The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Calcutta on Monday, April 26, 2004 from 1:00pm until the time of service.

Following the funeral service, family & friends will meet at The Point of Light on Pennsylvania Avenue in East Liverpool.

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Renee' Greene
7 years ago

Dear Britter Family,

With a sad heart we extend our deepest sympathy to your family on the passing of Rev. Britter. Fond memories of his talents, courage, and time shared with all of us here in Akron at St. Paul A.M.E. will be fondly remembered. We are indebted to the legacy of humility that he taught us all.

May Jesus Christ our Lord grant you grace, mercy, and peace.

Robert & Renee’ Greene and family,St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Akron, Ohio.

Rev. Bruce Ballantine
7 years ago

Dear Miriam:

As a newcomer to Wellsville, I was just getting to know Ron. Each time we met, he greeted me warmly and treated me like a friend. I will surely miss him.

I am sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Thank God for our hope in the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Grace and peace,

Bruce Ballantine, Pastor

Covenant Presbyterian Church

Louise Corbett
7 years ago

Miriam,

I am so sorry that this happened. I care, and if there is anything I can do. Call me. I will always remember Ron’s smile, his warmth, and his ideas. He is a good brother in the Lord. With Love, Louise

Susan K. Rearley
7 years ago

Miriam, I send my love and my sympothy to you and yours. I saw Ron on the Wednessday before he went to be with the Lord. I thank God that I have that memory. I shall never forget how good you all were to me when Tom Matheson passed away. If you remember Ron sang how great thou art for me. So I send my undeerstanding of what you are going through. God will comfort you and take care of you. I know. May God Bless and keep you in the hollow of his hand. We have prayed for you at our Church for the comfort you and your family will need at this time The main comfort is in knowing that Ron is in heaven smiling down on us. My comfort is in knowing that Ron and Tom are up there singing together no doubt. We know God had a job for Ron in heaven and that his work here was done. With all my LOVE, Sue Rearley and children Bill, Virginia and Westley..

Tracey Coleman Brown
7 years ago

To Miriam & Family,

Me and my family would like to express our sympathy in the lost of your loved one and ask that God bless you during this time of greif.

In case you don’t recognize the name I am Dwan’s daughter.