Donna G. Reitz, 82, of Warren, the widow of the Rev. H. Dale Reitz, passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2016, at Warren General Hospital. Donna was born July 31, 1934, in Knox, PA. She was the daughter of the late Arnold Benedict and Mary Gladys (Best) Seigworth.
Donna married Rev. Reitz on November 26, 1960. An active member of the Covenant United Methodist Church, she sang in the choir, assisted with funeral dinners, was a member of the United Methodist Women, and had belonged to the Persuaders Sunday School class. She had taken over teaching Sunday school for her late husband. She will always be remembered for her Boyd’s Bear Collection.
She is survived by two daughters, Tammy Emberg and husband Scott of Warren, and Lisa Swartz, and husband John of Tidioute; two siblings, A. Vaughn Seigworth, and wife Margaret of Warren, and Sarah R. Seigworth of Clarion; six grandchildren, Tricia Wilt and husband Michael, Joseph Holleran and wife Christina, Joshua Holleran, Jessica Lester, Carly Lester and Gunnar Emberg; 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death on July 13, 2014 by her husband.
Friends were to be received at the Covenant United Methodist Church, 1624 Pennsylvania Ave., E., Warren on Wednesday, November 2, from 10 to 11 a.m., at which time a memorial service will be held there with Rev. Erica Wellner, pastor, officiating.
Those wishing to make a memorial contribution should consider Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA 16365.