Mrs. Virginia F. "Ginny" (Smith) Rehrig

June 26, 1939 ~ November 6, 2020 (age 81)

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Mrs. Virginia F. “Ginny” Rehrig, 81, formerly of Franklin Township & Lehighton, passed into eternal rest on Friday, Nov. 6th at the home of her son and daughter in law, Mr. & Mrs. Troy A. Rehrig in Somerdale, NJ. She was the wife of the late Norman E. Rehrig Sr. who died on July 5th, 2011. Born in Coaldale, Pa. on Monday, June 26, 1939, she was a daughter of the late George & Anna Mae (Leiden) Smith. Prior to her retirement, she was employed as a cashier at Thrift Drug-Carbon Plaza for many years. “Ginny” was an active member of Peoples Evangelical Congregational Church, E. Weissport where she was a member of the People’s Church Prayer Group and taught Bible School. She volunteered her time as a Den Mother/Leader for the Cub Scouts and assisted her husband with the Boy Scouts. She was an active member/participant and also volunteered her time at the Lehighton Senior Center. In her spare time, she enjoyed Bingo, the Casino’s, and camping with her loving family at Promised Land Lake & Knobel’s Grove. Surviving is her son Troy A. Rehrig & his wife Sandra of Somerdale, NJ, 2 sisters, Georgine, wife of Kenneth Esrang of Franklin Township, Jacqueline, wife of Vincent Krebs Sr. of Jim Thorpe, 6 grandchildren, Bradley, Beth, Michael, Samantha, Christopher, Stephanie,  a great-grandchild, Emma, nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by a son Norman A. Rehrig Jr. on June 1, 2020, 2 sisters, Frances Behler, Mary Feuerstein, & a brother, Marvin Smith. Funeral Services will be held on Sat. Nov. 14th at 11:30 a.m. at the Ovsak FH, 190 S. 4th St., Lehighton with the Rev. Robt. C. Timlin officiating. Call 10-11:30 a.m. Sat. Private Interment. COVID19 restrictions will be in place. Facemasks are mandatory. Please limit your time with the family during the visitation so others attending may offer their sympathies as well. Memorial Contributions in her honor may be made to Faith Alive UMC, 678 Pine St., Palmerton, Pa. 18071. Online condolences can be offered at



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