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Richard L. Reitz
age 86, of Canton, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. He was born Oct. 19, 1926 in Akron, Ohio, son to the late Robert and Alaphair (Harless) Reitz. He was a 1944 graduate of Akron Buchtel High School class of 1944 and proudly served our country in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a member of Family of Faith United Methodist Church in Akron and retired from the US Postal Service following 40 years of service. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Reitz and sister, Marie Sagle.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Carol A. (Gloyd) Reitz; sons, Michael (Karen) Reitz of Wooster, Patrick Reitz of Idylewild, Calif., Timothy (Letty) Reitz of New Mexico; daughters, Lucinda (Will) Owens of Canton, Kathleen (Todd) Walstead of Houston, Texas; and six grandchildren.
Interment with military honors will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, Ohio. A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent to Family of Faith Church to benefit their Scholarship Fund or Free Lunch Program. Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
Reed, 330-477-6721

Published in The Repository on Jan. 15, 2013
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