Jean M. Reinhart, 89 years old, from Laceyville, PA (formerly Wyalusing) died on Saturday evening, December 18, 2021, with her family.
She was born on November 11, 1932 in Drifton, PA to the late Charles E. and Mildred Electra Sipler O’Donnell. Jean married the late Lewis H. Reinhart, Jr. on June 28, 1953, and together they raised two sons.
Jean graduated from White Haven High School. She graduated from Bloomsburg University with a degree in business education in 1962. After graduating, she taught economics at Wyalusing Valley High School until she retired in 1991.
She was a member of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church, the Wyalusing American Legion Auxiliary, the Wyalusing Rainbow Club, the Wyalusing Lioness Club, and a lifelong member of the PSEA. She served her parish as mayor of Wyalusing and as a parish councilor. She was an avid reader and enjoyed bowling with her Red’s Mobile team in the Wednesday 6:30 am Women’s League at Mountainside Lanes in Wyalusing. She loved traveling with her husband. They were together in Germany and in all states of the continental USA. They enjoyed spending their summers in Stone Harbor, NJ and winters in St. Augustine, FL.
Jean leaves behind her sons Stephen Reinhart and his wife Eliza Fuhrey from Laceyville, PA and Timothy Reinhart and his wife Christine from Montgomery, PA; their grandchildren, Jena Reinhart from Monroeville, PA, Zachary Reinhart and his wife Lesley from Mechanicsburg, PA, and Matthew Reinhart and his fiancÃ©e Jenn Klobe from Lewisburg, PA; her great-grandchildren, Zoey Norkus from Monroeville, PA and David Lewis Reinhart from Mechanicsburg, PA; her sister-in-law Joanne Reinhart from Wyalusing, PA; her half-brother, Thomas Reinhart, Wyomissing, PA; and nieces and nephews, Glenn and Nicole Reinhart from Germany, Emily Reinhart from Missoula, MT, Susanne Daily from Marietta, PA, and Pam and Joe Wright from Columbia, PA.
In addition to her parents, her almost 65-year-old husband Lewis Reinhart Jr. preceded her in death; her grandson Jason C. Reinhart; her sisters Catherine O’Donnell and Roseanne Timinsky; and her brother-in-law Frederick Reinhart.
A memorial service for Jean will be announced at a later date.
The Sheldon Funeral Home, 155 Church St., Wyalusing, PA is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.SheldonFuneralHomes.com.
Instead of flowers, commemorative donations can be made to the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church, PO Box 25, Wyalusing, PA 18853 in the name of Jean.