Deceased Information

  • DECEASED

    Riette Hirsch Boxer

    Rivka bas Solomon

  • AGE

    84

  • DATE OF DEATH

    Wednesday, June 09, 2021 (Before Sunset)

  • DATE OF FUNERAL

    Friday, June 11, 2021

  • TIME OF FUNERAL

    11:00 AM

  • PLACE OF FUNERAL

    Graveside

  • DONATIONS

  • OBITUARY

    The funeral will be livestreamed via Zoom. Click HERE to view the funeral live.

    Meeting ID: 883 6096 7794

    Passcode: 524919

    Riette Hirsch Boxer, 84, of Alpharetta, GA passed away on June 9, 2021. Riette was born on December 13, 1935 in Savannah, Georgia. She was a member of Delta Phi Epsilon sorority at the University of Georgia, and held Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Education.

    Riette taught elementary school in Savannah and Statesboro, Georgia, for three decades before retiring to Sun City in Okatie, SC. She cared deeply for others during her life and lived life to its fullest. She was and will continue to be loved and adored by those who knew her.

    She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Dr. Robert Boxer, daughter, son-in-law and cherished grandson, Deborah, David and Joshua Lutchen, of Johns Creek, GA, and son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Betsy Boxer of Pinetown, NC.

    Graveside services will be held on Friday, June 11 at 11:00 am at Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah, GA.

    In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be given Temple Kehillat Chaim, Roswell, GA or to the educational charity of your choice.

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  • The Dressler Family

    May the memories of our loved ones remain for a blessing.

  • Trish Ehlers

    Mark and family - my sincere condolences. May her memory be a blessing to you all.

    June 11, 2021 , 04:05 PM


  • Joseph Jones (JJ)

    So sorry for your loss Mark. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this hard time.

    June 11, 2021 , 03:12 PM


  • Joanne Hovis

    Wishing you all comfort. May her memory be for a blessing.

    June 11, 2021 , 02:55 PM


  • Deborah Kish

    So sorry for your loss, Mark. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Very accomplished and smart woman.

    June 11, 2021 , 02:25 PM


  • John George

    I have known and worked with Mark for 10 years and while I never had the pleasure to meet Riette, based on Mark she must have been a wonderful and fantastic mother!

    June 11, 2021 , 12:41 PM


  • Jim & Karen Bernhardt

    Debbie, we are so sorry for the loss of your beloved Momma. We know she was a very special lady because she had a wonderful daughter like you. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

    June 11, 2021 , 01:20 AM


  • Goldstein Family

    Debbie, Thinking of you, Dave, Josh and all the family. I feel grateful to have known your mama and will remember her always. She was a special lady who will be truly missed xo ??

    June 10, 2021 , 06:04 PM


  • Abbey Adler

    Debbie and family please accept my condolences. May your mom’s memory be a blessing forever and always.

    June 10, 2021 , 05:58 PM


  • Leo Zucker

    Mark - please accept my condolences on your loss. May your mother's memory be a blessing always. Sincerely, Leo Zucker

    June 10, 2021 , 03:59 PM


  • Geoff Thumma

    Mark, It is never easy to lose a parent regardless of the circumstances. My deepest sympathy to you and your family for your loss.

    June 10, 2021 , 03:15 PM


  • Phyllis Abrams

    Your mom will truly be missed. She was the epitome of southern hospitality. Such a wonderful woman.

    June 09, 2021 , 09:57 PM


  • Dana and Robby Maxwell

    You all are in my thoughts and prayers in the days ahead. Riette was a very special lady and will be missed. Much love to you at this time.

    June 09, 2021 , 09:26 PM


  • Cecile Waronker

    So sorry to learn of Riette's death. My sympathy to her family.

    June 09, 2021 , 09:03 PM


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