Riette Hirsch Boxer, 84, of Alpharetta, passed away June 11, 2021. Riette was born Dec. 13, 1935, in Savannah. 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 for three decades before retiring to Sun City in Okatie, S.C. 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; and son and daughter-in-law Mark and Betsy Boxer of Pinetown, N.C.
Graveside services were held June 9 at Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations to Temple Kehillat Chaim in Roswell, or to the educational charity of your choice. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.