Linda J. Reitz, 74, passed into the presence of her Lord and Savior, Friday, July 17, 2020 at her home surrounded by her children.
Born on February 4, 1946, in Abington she was the daughter of the late Woodrow and Beryl (Walsh) Adcock. On June 6, 1969, she married Rev. Dr. Donald D. Reitz and together they celebrated 44 years of marriage until his passing on April 27, 2014.
Linda devoted her life to one of serving others, be it in her role as a wife, mother, mom-mom, nurse, teacher, or friend. Her career as a nurse involved several roles, but she found home health to be her love and passion. She not only touched the lives of her patients but also their families and countless colleagues and professionals with whom she worked.
In addition to serving as the Alliance Women’s president for several years, she led a Bible Study Fellowship group, participated in numerous short-term mission trips alongside her husband of 44 years. Linda taught a 5th and 6th grade Sunday school class, where her impact and influence may never be fully recognized this side of Heaven.
Linda enjoyed music, reading, prayer, and Bible study. She enjoyed spending time with her family, including attending sporting events, choir concerts, drama productions and family vacations. Second only to her love and devotion to Jesus Christ, she loved her family far greater than anything. Her greatest desire was only for them to love and serve Him.
Surviving are two daughters and two sons: Rachel L. Wilkins and husband Bruce of Watsontown; Stephen P. Reitz and wife Sarah of Lancaster; Ruth K. Brewer and husband Dean of Bloomsburg; Daniel D. Reitz, of Watsontown; six grandchildren: Haydn, Alayna, and Cooper Wilkins; Jay Reitz; and Lincoln and Hudson Brewer; a brother: Dee Adcock and his wife Sandy, of Rydal, PA.
In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by her brother, Dale Adcock.
Family and friends are invited to call from 4:30 to 7:00 PM Monday, July 20th at Watsontown Alliance Church, 1165 8th Street Drive, Watsontown, in keeping with CDC guidelines we urge everyone in attendance to practice social distancing and face coverings will be required. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will be live-streamed at 7:30 PM at watsontowncmachurch.org. Burial will take place in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Montgomery.
Any memorial gifts may be made to the Watsontown Alliance Church and designated for the Great Commission Fund.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Svc PC, 124 Main Street, Watsontown. www.wfbrooksfuneralhome.com
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