Ralph R. Reichert
June 13, 2019
Ralph R. Reichert, 77, of Ponderosa Lane, Pine Grove, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019 in the Hershey Medical Center.
Born on November 23, 1941 in Ravine, he was a son of the late Garfield and Bertha Zimmerman Reichert.
He was a 1959 graduate of Pine Grove High School and a member of St. Paul's Reformed Church, Ravine.
He was Sergeant in the Army having served with Co A 26th Sig Bn APO 154.
Ralph worked as a Capital Baker, was a Self Employed Contractor and most recently worked at the Parts Counter at Moyer's Car Care.
He was a member of Schuylkill Forest No. 50 Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Cressona Chapter #367 OES, Pine Grove Masonic Lodge No. 409 F & AM, worthy patron of the former Mary E. Moore Chapter #372 OES. He flew homing pigeons, was a Clown for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, loved hunting, fishing and watching his grandchildren play sports.
Preceding him in death were a granddaughter, Hannah LeVan, and a brother, Milton Reichert.
Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Lucille M. Herring Reichert; two sons, Ralph Jr. and wife Kim Reichert of Dillsburg, Shawn and wife Christine Reichert of Friedensburg; three daughters, Michelle and husband Daniel Nagle of Lake Wynonah, Melissa Allison and Tara and husband Kevin Brown, both of Pine Grove; 12 grandchildren, Michael, Samantha, Shane, Joshua, Tanner, McKenna, Bailey, Justin, Kimberly, Timothy, James and Kaitlyn; 8 great grandchildren, Jacob, Kaleb, Calla, Caden, McKenzie, Chase, Willow and Zoey; two brothers, Garfield Reichert of Jonestown, Dale and wife Ann Reichert of Pine Grove.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at the H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove, with Pastor Richard Hoffman officiating. There will be a viewing on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. at the Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, MDA Allentown, 2132 South 12th Street, Suite 101, Allentown, Pa. 18103 in his memory. Forms are available at the Funeral Home for donations.
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Muscular Dystrophy Association MDA Allentown
2132 South 12th St. Suite 101, Allentown PA 18103