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Henry Rieth

AGE: 79 • Atlantic Highlands

Henry "Hank" Rieth, 79 of Atlantic Highlands, NJ.

Entered into eternal life on Sunday, February 26, 2017. He was born in Union City, NJ and was a life-long resident of Atlantic Highlands.

Mr. Rieth was a communicant of St. Agnes RC Church, Atlantic Highlands and a driver for the transportation dept. of the Dept. of the Army at Ft. Monmouth, NJ for over 10 years and retired in 2001. He was also a former police officer in Atlantic Highlands for 15 years.

Mr. Rieth was a life and exempt member of the Atlantic Highlands Fire Dept. serving for over 60 yrs. and served as Chief of the Dept. in 1977. He was also a member of the Hook & Ladder Co. #1 and the Relief Assoc. He served as the fire dept. photographer and was an active contributor for the 1st Responder newspaper. He currently belonged to the New Jersey State Fire Chief's Assoc. and was a former member of the Mid-Monmouth Mutual Aid Assoc. and the Atlantic Highlands First Aid & Safety Squad. He was a former member of the Atlantic Highlands Yacht Club and an avid boater and fisherman.

Mr. Rieth was pre-deceased by his parents, Henry & Freida Rieth. He is survived by his wife, Marion Palasky Rieth, a son, John & wife Michele Rieth of Morganville and a sister, Veronica and husband Jacob Hoffmann of Atlantic Highlands along with several nieces & nephews.

A Funeral Mass will be offered on Thursday, at 10 AM from St. Agnes RC Church, Atlantic Highlands. Relatives & friends are invited to call at Posten's Funeral Home, 59 E. Lincoln Ave. at Central & E. Garfield Ave. Atlantic Highlands on Wed. 5 - 8 PM. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Middletown, NJ. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Atlantic Highlands Fire Dept. or the Atlantic Highlands First Aid Squad at 10 E. Highland Ave. Atlantic Highlands NJ 07716.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 28, 2017
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