Melvin E. Reasinger, 86, Coopersburg, passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at his residence.
He was born in Sandy Township, a son of the late Howard and Beatrice (Reasinger) Rhodes.
He was the husband of H. LaRue (Schwartz)Reasinger, who survives, for more than 65 years.
Mr. Reasinger was employed as a master printer for Moore Business Forms for more than 40 years, until retiring in 1988.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a volunteer firefighter and fire police officer at the Coopersburg Fire Company. He also worked for the Coopersburg Ambulance.
Mr. Reasinger was a lifetime member of the VFW in Coopersburg, and was a member of the LaSalle Masonic Lodge, Niagara Falls, N.Y.
In addition to his wife, surviving relatives include two sons, Jack G. Reasinger and wife Candi of Illinois and Thomas E. Reasinger and wife Virginia of Palmerton; four grandsons, James and Jason Reasinger and Christopher and Chad Reifinger; and three great-grandchildren, Kayla and Timothy Reifinger and Dashiell Reasinger.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Rebecca Susan Reasinger.
Friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, and from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at the Norcross-Weber Funeral Home, 101-B N. Main St., Coopersburg.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at the funeral home.
Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at the Morningside Cemetery, DuBois.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke’s Hospice.
Online condolences may be made at www.weberfuneralhomes.com .