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Forrest Reitz

September 29, 1927 October 5, 2020
Forrest Reitz
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Forrest Reitz, 93, of the Fellowship Community, joined our Lord on the 5th of October 2020 at Fellowship Manor. He was the beloved husband of Arlene (Schlegel) Reitz having celebrated 67 beautiful years of marriage this year. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Charles and Tryphena (Sneider) Reitz.

Joining the United States Navy shortly after high school graduation, Forrest proudly served his nation as a radar operator during WWII. Following his retirement from the Navy, he worked as a Teacher where he taught for over 34 years at Northeast Junior High School in Bethlehem.
Forrest was a lifetime member of Christ Lutheran Church.

Forrest loved baseball. He played for East Stroudsburg College team where he earned his bachelor’s degree and later his master’s degree from Temple university. Forrest was a huge fan of the Boston Red Sox. During his free time, Forrest enjoyed walking, bowling, and gardening.

In addition to his loving wife, Arlene, he is survived by daughter, Joan Laudenslager and husband, Gregory; daughter Ann Cherneski and husband Joseph; daughter Diane Philips and husband Clinton; grandsons Matthew, Spencer, and Mitchell.
In addition to his parents, Forrest was predeceased by his 10 brothers and sisters.
He will be truly missed by all his family and friends.

A Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 9th at Cedar Hill Memorial Park, 1700 Airport Road, Allentown, PA. A visitation will be held from 10:30 - 11:00 AM at the cemetery.

We request that all in attendance practice social distancing and kindly wear a mask.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to National Alopecia Foundation (NAAF.ORG)

Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc., Catasauqua, PA. is entrusted with arrangements.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

9

Oct

10:30 AM 10/9/2020 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/9/2020 11:00:00 AM
Cedar Hill Memorial Park

1700 Airport Road
Allentown, PA 18103

Cedar Hill Memorial Park
1700 Airport Road Allentown 18103 PA
United States

Graveside

Friday

9

Oct

11:00 AM 10/9/2020 11:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 10/9/2020 11:30:00 AM
Cedar Hill Memorial Park

1700 Airport Road
Allentown, PA 18103

Cedar Hill Memorial Park
1700 Airport Road Allentown 18103 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Cedar Hill Memorial Park Final Resting Place

1700 Airport Rd
Allentown, PA 18103

1700 Airport Rd Allentown 18103 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

National Alopecia Foundation

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