Thomas C Reifsnyder Sr Passes Away

Thomas C. Reifsnyder Sr., 84, Bernville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, in Reading


He was married to the late Geraldine R. (Sensenig) Reifsnyder, who passed away Aug. 3, 2009.

Born in Brownsville, he was a son of the late Paul and Mabel (Smith) Reifsnyder.

He served in the Navy during World War II. He was a technician for the PA Air National Guard for 40 years in Reading, and then in Harrisburg part of the 193rd Special Operations Wing, retiring as a senior master sgt. He also was a farmer in Brownsville and Penn Township for 40 years.

He was a member of the Shartlesville Fire Company and Northkill Rod & Gun Club.

He was a member of North Heidelberg United Church Of Christ.

Surviving are five sons: Thomas C. Jr., and wife, Gloria, Penn Township; Jeffrey L., and wife, Cindy, Shoemakersville; Peter A., and wife, Wannita, Leesport; Lee A., and wife, Mamie, Penn Township; and Scott A., Gouglersville.

There are also six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a son, Curtis A. Reifsnyder; and a daughter, June E. Pieller.

Services will be Friday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. at Kirkhoff Funeral Home, 206 N. Main St., Bernville, with the Rev. Carl A. Folk officiating. Friends may call Friday evening from 5:30 to 7 at the funeral home. Burial will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society , 498 Bellevue Ave., Laureldale, PA 19605. Online condolences may be made at

One Reply to “Thomas C Reifsnyder Sr Passes Away”

  1. I will never forget our years working together at the l93rd. Throughts and prayers are with you.

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