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Phyllis “Jean” Reitz, 83

June 20, 2013

Phyllis “Jean” Reitz, 83, Punxsutawney, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at McKinley Health Center, Brookville.

She was born Nov. 13, 1929, a daughter of the late Charles R. and Arabell (Enterline) Alcorn.

On June 6, 1953, she married Ray R. Reitz in the Worthville Church.

He preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 2000.

She was a member of the Cliff United Methodist Church.

She enjoyed cooking, baking, crocheting, gardening, canning, sewing and reading.

She was a member of the Ringgold Ladies Auxiliary and taught Sunday School and the Good News Club.

Surviving relatives include three daughters Candy Rager and husband Thomas of Timblin, Cindy Page and husband Mark of North Ridgeville, Ohio, and Kimberly Kennedy and husband Allen of Brookville; a son, Greg Reitz and wife Valerie of Edmond, Okla.; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Shirley Kelly, Donna Early and Linda Kay Bryan; and two brothers, Charles “Junior” Alcorn, Jr. and Ronald Alcorn.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Shelia Reitz; a granddaughter, Shannon Page; sisters Helen Diem and Delores Heslop; and brothers Raymond “Bud” Alcorn, Clarence Alcorn, Richard Alcorn, William Alcorn and Robert “Bob” Alcorn.

Friends will be received from 2 to 9 p.m., Saturday, June 22, 2013, at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 23, 2013, at the Cliff United Methodist Church, with Pastor Roger P. Howard officiating.
Interment will be at Cliff Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made, in Mrs. Reitz’s memory, to the Cherry Run Camp.

Online condolences may be made at www.deeleyfuneralhome.com.

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