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Delphine Opal Reitz

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Delphine O. Reitz Delphine Opal (Hoover) Reitz, 90, of Allentown, formerly of Sellersville and West Chester, passed away in Allentown on Monday, April 16, 2012, surrounded by her three daughters. For 66 years, she was the beloved wife of the Rev. Elwood W. Reitz, who passed away in January. Mrs. Reitz was a dedicated partner to her husband's ministries at the three churches he served: Zion Lutheran, Leacock; St. Michael's Lutheran, Sellersville; and Calvary Lutheran, West Chester. Mrs. Reitz is survived by her three daughters: Doris Ann Gross, and her husband, Charles, of Edgewater, MD; Carol Jean Reitz, of Ardmore; Marybeth Schneider, and her husband, Timothy, of Greensboro, NC; five grandchildren: Dr. Erica Gross, of Hartford, CT; Matthew Schneider and his wife, Jana, of Roanoke, VA; Andrew Schneider; Michael Schneider, both of Santa Barbara, CA; Emily Schneider, of Grantham; and a brother, Myles A. Hoover, of Santa Rosa, CA. To celebrate Delphine's precious life, a memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm, Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Crest Hall, Luther Crest, 800 Hausman Road, Allentown, PA 18104. Interment was held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to Luther Crest, at the address above, for the new Memory Care Unit. Betty Meier Steeley Funeral Home, Sellersville www.steeleyfuneralhome.com

Published in Montgomery Newspapers on June 27, 2012
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