Reiter, Robert M. STEPHENTOWN Robert M. Reiter, 61, of Route 43, died on Monday, November 18, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his family after a long illness. Born and raised in Troy, Bob was the son of the late Thomas B. and Catherine Casey Reiter Sr. and husband of Deborah York Reiter. Bob attended Troy schools and served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He had resided in Stephentown for the past 35 years. Bob worked at the Al-Tech Specialty Steel Corp. before taking a job as a mail carrier with the Troy Post Office. After serving with the post office, Bob was appointed to the director of the Veterans Service Agency for Rensselaer County. He held this position from 1999 until the time of his death. Bob was a member of the Brunswick Elks where he was a past-exalted ruler; he was a 35-year member of the Stephentown Fire Department and a past president of the Sand Lake Kiwanis, a member of the the Veterans of Stephentown, the Marine Corps League and other numerous veterans organizations Survivors, in addition to his wife, include his children, Seth D. Reiter of Wynantskill, Luke M. (Erin) Reiter of Poestenkill and Emily C. (Matthew Sr.) Wicks of Stephentown; his brothers, Bruce T. Reiter of New York City, Paul H. Reiter of Johnsonville, Thomas B. Reiter of Troy and Vincent Reiter of Watervliet; his father-in-law, Kenneth E. (the late Helen) York of East Nassau and his grandchildren, Kendall, Maddia, Lucas, Daniel, Matthew Jr., Cooper and Vincent. Funeral, 10 a.m., Thursday, November 21, 2013 at St. Henry's Church, 39 Old Route 66, Averill Park where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered. Interment with military honors will follow at the East Nassau Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited and may also call at St. Henry's Church on Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m. If desired, the family suggests donations in memory of Robert M. Reiter may be made to the Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley 15-17 Third St., Troy, NY 12180 or the
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Published in Albany Times Union from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20, 2013