The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

August 24, 2013

Doris G. Reitz, 91, Shamokin


The Daily Item

— SHAMOKIN — Doris G. Reitz, 91, of 133 Reitz Road, passed away on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at her home.

She was born Oct. 20, 1921, in Shamokin, a daughter of the late Claude and Guennie (Price) Manney. She was married to Vaughn Reitz who preceded her in death on July 10, 1994.

Doris assister her husband in the operation of their dairy farm in Irish Valley.

She enjoyed sewing and quilting.

Doris is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Rev. Roger L. and Sandra Reitz, of Nebraska, Rodney E. and Aletha Reitz, of Selinsgrove, and Lloyd V. and Pamela Reitz, of Shamokin; 12 grandchildren; 32-great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Aaron Manney, of Stevensville, and Russell Manney, of Shamokin.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, David, Claude, Griffith and Lamar “Barney” Manney; and two sisters, Thelma Manney and Violet Knecht.

Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by the funeral at 11.

Burial will be in the Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make donations to the Mission Fund of the First Baptist Church, 115 S. Fourth St., Sunbury, PA 17801.