Betty Iva Jane (Mertz) Reiner

1926 ~ 2020 (age 93)


Mrs. Betty Iva Jane Reiner, 93, of Lehighton, formerly of Parryville, passed away Aug. 28 at home. She was the wife of the late Clayton W. Reiner. Born in Lehighton, she was a daughter of the late Edgar & Elizabeth (Taney) Mertz. Betty worked as a seamstress at Peggy’s Bridal Shop in Lehighton until her retirement. She previously worked as the shop manager at Jim Thorpe Sportswear for 27 years. She was a member of Peoples EC Church, E Weissport and was a lifetime member of The Auxiliary of the Franklin Township Fire Co. Surviving are 2 daughters, Karen, wife of Joe Solt Sr., Donna Kemmerle of Lehighton, 5 grandchildren, 2 Great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Irene Costenbader, Margie Henry, & brothers, Norman, Chester, & John. Services & Interment will be private. Online condolences can be offered at



To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Betty Iva Jane (Mertz) Reiner, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Betty Iva Jane (Mertz) Reiner
© 2021 Andrew P. Ovsak Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy