William Wenzl Reinisch Jr.

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William Wenzl Reinisch Jr., age 62, of Scranton and Albany, N.Y., died Feb. 5.

He was born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on June 11, 1956, to the late William W. Sr. and Natalie Tomasone Reinisch.

The oldest of six boys, Bill grew up in Berne, where he graduated high school and then attended Schenectady County Community College and the College of St. Rose.

Bill had an adventurous life. He had a lifelong passion for all sports. Bill had many accomplishments in his lifetime, but he was most proud of his children. He adored and admired his family, and was a loyal friend to many. He will truly be missed by all whose lives he touched.

He is survived by his son, Brian Reinisch; daughter, Amy (Geoffrey) Strack; and grandson, Nolan Strack, of Lake Placid, N.Y.; and daughter, Kendall Reinisch, of Scranton; his five brothers, James (Debra), Joseph (Virginia), Thomas (Cathy), Peter (Monica) and Paul (Melissa) Reinisch; his loving companion, Brenda Davis, of Scranton; his nieces, Sara, Jessica, Lindsay, Angelina, Emma, Sydney and Natalie; and nephews, Jason, Ben, Jacob and Cooper. He was predeceased by a son, William.

A celebration of Bill's Life will be held Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Shaker Road-Loudonville Fire Department Banquet Hall, 550 Albany Shaker Road, Loudonville, NY 12211.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial scholarship fund was established in Bill's name. Donations may be mailed to BKW Boosters c/o Michael Puzulis, 1707 Thatcher Park Road, East Berne, NY 12059.

Arrangements are under the care of the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 125 N. Main Ave., Scranton. Please visit the funeral home website to leave an online condolence.
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Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 12, 2019
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