Edward C. Rinehart
88, a lifelong resident of Dover passed away early Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Hennis Care Centre of Bolivar following a brief illness. Born in Dover on Feb. 21, 1926, he was the son of the late Marvin and Anna (Rothacher) Rinehart.
On July 6, 1947, he married Donna Angel, who preceded him in death on Dec. 2, 2013, following 66 years of marriage. Following Ed's retirement from the City of Dover, the couple enjoyed traveling extensively throughout the United States. Ed enjoyed riding motorcycles with his friends and volunteering at the Cat Shelter in Dover. He was a member of the Schoenbrunn Moravian Church in New Philadelphia.
He will be sadly missed by two daughters: Kazette (Tim) Bridgeman of Lexington, Sherrie Baughman of Zoar; son, Rick (Therese) Rinehart of Dover; two sisters, Martha (Edgar) Lengler of Dover, June (Wayne) Piper, of West Chester, Ohio; a brother, Jack (Joan) Rinehart of New Philadelphia; along with seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. In addition to Donna and his parents, he is preceded in death by two sisters: Edith Croy, Ruth Welshenbaugh; a granddaughter, Rachel Jean Rinehart; and a grandson, James M. Rinehart.
A celebration of Ed's life will be held at the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory in Dover on Tuesday March 11, 2014, at 2:00 p.m., with Pastor Peg Garner officiating. Interment will take place at Dover Burial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 1-2 p.m. Those unable to attend, or who would like to share a fond memory of Edward may do so by visiting the "Obituaries & Flowers" link on the funeral home's website. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the
, 408 9th St. S.W., Canton, Ohio 44707.
Toland-Herzig Funeral Homes & Crematory
803 N Wooster Ave Dover, OH 44622
Published in The Times Reporter on Mar. 10, 2014