The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

May 13, 2013

Ruth J. Reichenbach, 78, Sunbury


The Daily Item

— SUNBURY — Ruth J. Reichenbach, 78, of Sunbury, passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013, in the Select Specialty Hospital, Danville.

She was born Nov. 30, 1934, in Sunbury, a daughter of the late John and Mary (Hixson) Carter. On Aug. 13, 1988, she married Donald Reichenbach who survives.

She was formerly employed by the Coney Island Restaurant, Shamokin, Clark’s Packing Company, Paxinos, and was last employed by the Trevorton Cabinet Company.

She was a member of the Sunbury Salvation Army.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by five children, Sharon Carr and husband, Howard, of Shamokin, Elva Walker and her partner, Ray Snarski, of Elysburg, Nelson Walker and wife, Tina, of Edinburgh, Va., Carl Walker and partner, Melissa, of Shamokin, and Harriet Walker, of Sunbury; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Gladys Bartlett, of Montgomery.

She was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Friends will be received from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by the funeral at 10:30.

Interment will be in Pomfret Manor Cemetery, Sunbury.