Kathryn E. Reiter

Kathryn E. Reiter, 91, of Sykesville, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Christ the King Manor.

She was born October 25, 1923 in Sykesville, PA, daughter of the late Steve and Frances (Persin) Gunarich.

Kathryn was married to Marx C. Reiter on July 17, 1948; he preceded her in death in 1990.

Kathryn was a graduate of Sykesville High School class of 1941. She worked at Sylvania in Emporium during WWII. She was a member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Sykesville; where she was also a member of the Rosary Society as well as a kitchen helper for most of the church functions. She was also a member of Sykesville Senior Center and Croatian Fraternal Union of Pittsburgh. She loved to go shopping for a good bargain.

Kathryn is survived by her three sons: Paul Reiter and wife Patricia of RD Punxy, David Reiter and wife Diane of Sykesville, and Ronald Reiter and wife Pam of Sykesville; eight grandchildren: Vanessa Reiter, Megan Reiter, Amie Reiter, Leah Wilson, Drew Reiter, Christina Mitchell, Kelly Vishak, Kathryn Reiter; two step grandchildren: Rayla Horner and Jamie Jones; two step great grandchildren: Cameron and Brandon Horner.

Kathryn was also preceded in death by a sister: Ann Boyer and a brother: Steve Gunarich, jr.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 8 from 2pm-6pm and on Friday from 9:30am until 10:30am at the Leo Nedza Funeral Home in Sykesville. Praying of the Rosary will be held on Thursday at 5:30pm at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, October 9 at the ABVM Catholic Church with Rev. Richard Tomasone as celebrant. Burial will follow in LakeLawn Memorial Park in Reynoldsville.

Family suggests donations to Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church 22 Shaffer Street, Sykesville, Pa. 15865 or Christ the King Manor.

Online condolences can be made at www.nedzafamilyfuneralhomes.com.


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