Mr. Earl W. Reichard

1928 ~ 2020 (age 92)


Mr. Earl W. Reichard, 92, of Mahoning Township, passed into eternal rest on Saturday Oct. 17th in his residence. He was the husband of the Marguerite J. (Feller) Reichard who passed away on Jan. 29, 2016. Born in Mahoning Valley, Pa. he was a son of the late Milton & Lillie (Mertz) Reichard. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Progressive Merchants for 20 years as a delivery driver and later worked for 25 years as a fuel delivery driver for K.J. Breiner/Altemose Petroleum Services. He also maintained a lawnmower/small engine repair service at his residence. Earl was a lifelong member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mahoning Valley where he served on the cemetery board and as a deacon & elder. He was a Charter/Life member of The Mahoning Valley Volunteer Fire Co, and was a Charter member of The Mahoning Township Lions Club where he was a Melvin Jones Fellowship Award recipient for outstanding service to the community & Lion’s club dedication. Surviving are nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Edna Eidem, LuLu Rex, a step-sister, Della Breiner, & 3 brothers, Clifford, Mahlon & Warren Reichard. Funeral Services will be held on Wed. Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. at The Ovsak FH, 190 S. 4th St., Lehighton with the Rev. Lauren Blatt officiating. Call 9:30-11 a.m. Wed. at the funeral home. COVID 19 restrictions will be in place. Face masks are mandatory. Please limit your time with the family during the visitation so others attending will have time to offer their sympathies to the family as well. Interment in St. John’s Cemetery, Mahoning Valley. Memorial Contributions in his honor may be made to the church at 826 Mahoning Drive West, Lehighton, Pa. 18235 or The Carbon County Animal Shelter 63 Broad St. Nesquehoning, Pa. 18240. Online condolences can be offered at



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