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Phillip M. Reitz

September 21, 1945 — March 21, 2024

West Deer Township

Phillip M. Reitz, 78, of West Deer Township, passed Thursday, March 21, 2024 at Concordia Lutheran Ministries, Cabot. He was born September 21, 1945 in Harrison Township to the late Raymond and Evelyn (Phillips) Reitz. Phillip lived most of his life in Lower Burrell. He was a Purchasing agent for Westmoreland Housing and the University of Pittsburgh. Phillip was a veteran of the Vietnam era serving in the US Army. He was a member of the Masonic Bethel Lodge, Lower Burrell and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Economics. 

            Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Patricia E. (Hranica) Reitz, daughter Ashley L. Bragg, of Chambersburg, daughter in law Jennifer Reitz, of Peters Twp. and grandchildren Natalie, Maximillian, Mallory and Henrik Reitz, Maddox, Alec and Piper Bragg. Also surviving is his sister Christine Lueck, of Las Vegas, NV. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his son Bradley Reitz, and sisters Sylvia Rieg and Kathy Brown and brother-in-law Paul Rieg. 

            A memorial service was held in Duster Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. 347 E 10th Ave, Tarentum, 724-224-1526 with Rev. Drew Von Aux, officiating. Private interment in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. Military honors will be provided by the US Army. VISIT:

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