The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

January 22, 2013

Verna A. Reiner, 89, Klingerstown

The Daily Item

— KLINGERSTOWN — Verna A. Reiner, 89, of Klingerstown and Geisinger Life Program in Kulpmont, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Mountain View: A Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Coal Township, where she had lived for several years.

She was born March 10, 1923, in RR Herndon, a daughter of the late Edwin and Anna (Wolfgang) Stepp. She was married to Ernest H. Reiner, who preceded her in death on May 19, 1997.

Verna was employed by Quaker State, now Michael Foods, in Klingerstown.

She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Millersburg.

Verna will be remembered for her great love of family, friends and animals. She also enjoyed doing word find puzzles.

She is survived by five children and their spouses, Glenn Reiner, of Herndon, Carl Reiner, of Dornsife, David and Joan Reiner, of Kulpmont, Donna and Rodney Snyder, of Dornsife, and Christie and Don Klinger, of Klingerstown; 14 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; many great-grandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Reiner; three brothers Paul, Bill and Russell Stepp; and one sister, Mary Reidinger.

Services will be private with interment in St. John’s Reformed Cemetery, Leck Kill.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Verna’s memory may be made to Geisinger Life Activities Program, 1100 Spruce St., Suite 100, Kulpmont, PA 17834.

The Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown, has charge of the arrangements. To sign the online guest book, visit