Ralph I. Reitmeyer Jr., age 69, husband of Sallie R. (Sconnely) Reitmeyer, of Farmington Ave., Upper Pottsgrove Twp., died Wednesday at PMMC.
Born in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Ralph I. Reitmeyer Sr., and Virginia L. (Lightcap) Reitmeyer.
He was a 1959 graduate of Pottstown High School, and a U.S. Army Veteran. He went to work for the former Pottstown Machine Co., for 18 years, after which he then worked for Universal Machine Co., in Stowe, for 24 years, before retiring in 2003.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Pottstown, and the Pikeville Sportsmans Club, and enjoyed playing golf, bowling and fishing.
Surviving with his wife of 48 years, are two sons; Scott A. husband of Melissa Reitmeyer, of Bechtelsville, and Richard L. Reitmeyer, of Pottstown, along with a daughter Kimberly A. wife of James J. Wack, of Birdsboro. He also is survived by five grandchildren; Alyson M., Caitlin N., and Erin L. Reitmeyer, and Mark A. Brown Jr., and Jonathan J. Wack. He was pre-deceased by a brother, David L. Reitmeyer Sr.
Funeral services will be Monday at 10:30 AM, at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 711 N. Franklin St. Pottstown, with the Rev. Will Humes, officiating. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown. Friends may call on Monday from 9:30 to 10:15, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to: First United Methodist Church, 414 High St., Pottstown Pa. 19464, and or the American Lung Assoc., 2121 City Line Rd., Bethlehem, Pa. 18017-2100.