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Patricia Reider


Patricia A. Reider, 86, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, December 2, at home, surrounded by her loving family.PatriciaReider12-10web

 She was born on September 25, 1928 in Harrisburg to the late Willis S. and Katherine Brubaker Geiger.

 Patricia was a former owner of Reider’s Hardware, Inc., Middletown, and also retired at Penn State Harrisburg Campus; she was a member of St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Middletown; was a graduate of John Harris High School class of 1946; and she enjoyed shopping, jigsaw and crossword puzzles, and most importantly caring for her loving family.

 In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband Walter Reider, who passed away on August 26, 2013.

 She is survived by her daughter Pamela A. Kaylor and husband Robert, and son Patrick A. Reider and wife Janet, all of Middletown; four grandchildren Allison N. Long and fiancé Jerry E. Barnes, Melissa S. Rohner, Geri M. Colquhoun, and Timothy L. Reider; and eight great-grandchildren.

 Memorial Services: Saturday, December 13 at 10 a.m. at St. Peter’s Evangelical Church, Middletown, Spring and Union sts., Middletown, with the Reverend Dr. J. Richard Eckert officiating. 

 A visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday at the church. 

 Inurnment will be in Memorial Gardens at St. Peter’s Kierch, corner of N. Union and High sts., Middletown.

 In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Spring and Union sts., Middletown, PA 17057 and Hospice of Central Pa., 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

 The family has entrusted the care of the Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., to handle the arrangements.

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