On Monday, March 14, 2005, DR. NATHAN RODNEY RITTER, 40, of Germantown, died at Georgetown University Hospital after a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Laura Ritter of Germantown; father of Charlie Ritter of Germantown; brother of Margaret Lacasse and Eric Ritter, both of Chicopee, MA; son-in-law of John and Connie Veise, and brother-in-law of Michael Veise, all of Marriottsville, MD; also survived by several nephews. Born September 4, 1964 in Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Rodney and Barbara Ritter. Nate received his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts in 2001. He was later employed by Raytheon Corp. as a Systems Engineer. Nate was an honest, fun-loving man who was beloved by many. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 A.M. on Saturday, March 19 at the Wards Chapel United Methodist Church, 11023 Liberty Rd., in Randallstown, MD. Pastor Don Burgard will officiate. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Massachusetts. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Charles Rodney Ritter Fund, c/o any Bank of America, Acct #003926250313. Arrangements by Resthaven Funeral Services, SCPA in Frederick, MD.