Earl “Fat”Reitnauer Jr., 85, husband of Ruth N. (Ritter) Reitnauer, of Bechtelsville, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at his residence.
Born in Colebrookdale Township, he was the son of the late Emily (Hauseman) and Earl Reitnauer.
Earl was a 1951 graduate of Boyertown High School. He was employed by Boyertown Oil for 32 years as a service technician. He was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bechtelsvillle.
He was the past president and chief engineer at Bechtelsville Fire Company. He was a life member of Bechtelsville Fire Company and Eastern Berks Fire Department. He enjoyed NASCAR and was an avid Flyers fan.
Surviving in addition to his wife of 53 years are two sons, Jeffrey A. Reitnauer of Bechtelsville and Scott A. Reitnauer, husband of Melissa of Boyertown; one daughter, Lorna A. Angstadt of Bechtelsville; four grandchildren, David, Meagan, Emily and Ben and one great-granddaughter, Annabell.
He was predeceased by one brother Harvey.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service on Friday, March 30, 2018 at 11AM at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1749 South Main Street, Bechtelsville, PA. A viewing will be held on Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 6-8:30PM at Bechtelsville Fire Company, 1817 North Main Street, Bechtelsviile, PA. Burial will be in Bechtelsville Union Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to Bechtelsville Fire Company, Eastern Berks Fire Department or Bally Community Ambulance.
Morrell Funeral Home Inc., is in charge of arrangements. www.morrellfuneralhome.com