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Janet H. Reiff

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YORK Janet H. Reiff, 90, formerly of Manchester, died Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Normandie Ridge, where she had lived since 2002. She was the wife of Richard B. Reiff, who died in 1982. Born in York in 1922, she was the daughter of the late William and Helen (Smith) Hoke. A graduate of Delta High School and Susquehanna University, Janet taught school in York County, King of Prussia, and NJ. The last 15 years of her career were at William Penn Senior High, York. Volunteer work was her second vocation. An active member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, Manchester, she volunteered with CONTACT-York, American Red Cross, and York Co. Literacy Council. She was a member of College Club of York Co. and York Co. Assoc. of School Retirees. She also traveled the world, attended numerous Elderhostels, and visited shut-ins. She is survived by two daughters, Tana Reiff, Lancaster, married to Thomas Haughton, and Annette Reiff, Harrisburg, fiancee of James R. Drenning; granddaughter, Paige Sodano, Asbury Park, N.J.; brother, Donald S. Hoke and his wife Barbara, West Chester; sister-in-law, Leda R. Good and her husband Ted, Peabody, Mass.; sister-in-law, Jean W. Hoke, Ephrata; and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, William; and a sister, Virginia. A Life Celebration will be held at Normandie Ridge Saturday, March 30, at 11 a.m., with her Pastors, The Rev. Chuck Sprenkle and The Rev. Darby Nace, officiating. Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Private interment at a later date. William E. Little Funeral Homes, Inc., 2150 Carlisle Road, Shiloh, is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul U.M. Church, 4360 Board Road, Manchester, PA 17345, toward the Richard & Janet Reiff Scholarship Fund.
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Mar. 24, 2013
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