October 01 1928 May 01 2019
Richard’s Obituary Richard Paul “Dick” Reitz, 90 Richard P. “Dick” Reitz, 90, of Northpoint, died Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Mahoning Riverside Manor. He was born October 1, 1928, in Punxsutawney, the son of the late Dorothy Catherine (Stear) and Paul Eugene Reitz. On August 27, 1950, he married Peggy Lou (Henry) Reitz, who preceded him in death on January 26, 2012. They were married for over sixty-one years. Dick was a member of the Northpoint United Methodist Church. He was a 1947 graduate of Punxsutawney High School. He served his county in the National Guard during the Korean War from 1950 to 1953 as a maintenance wireman in communications. He worked for T.W. Phillips Gas and Oil for forty-nine years with twenty-two of those years as a foreman. Dick enjoyed football, baseball, bowling, golfing, fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Coudersport Consistory, John W. Jenks Masonic Lodge #534, and the Perry Township Sportsman’s Club. Surviving family include two children, Son David R. Reitz and wife Erma of Northpoint and daughter Christine (Reitz) Shelton of Barrington, IL; five grandchildren, Brian Reitz and wife Jennifer, Pamela Sprankle and husband Eric, Timothy Shelton and Alyse Lopez, Tamara Siler and husband Max, and Ashley Morrison and husband Kyle; nine great grandchildren, Brianna and Raelyn Reitz, Zackary and Luke Sprankle, Grace and Paul Siler, Connor and Jackson Morrison, and Annie Shelton. He was preceded in death by his wife and parents. Friends will be received from 12 to 8 p.m., Sunday, May 5, 2019, at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, May 6, 2019, at the funeral home officiated by Pastor Dr. Thomas A. Topar. Interment will be in Northpoint Cemetery, Northpoint, PA Memorial contributions may be made, in memory of Mr. Reitz, to the Northpoint United Methodist Church, 173 Ewing Road, Northpoint, PA 15763. Online condolences may be made at www.deeleyfuneralhome.com. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Richard P Reitz October 01 1928 May 01 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Punxsutawney, state: Pennsylvania