Kenneth Reiff

May 27, 1923 ~ February 8, 2023 (age 99) 99 Years Old

Kenneth Reiff Obituary


 Kenneth Reiff, 99, of the Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, formerly of Red Dale Road, Orwigsburg, died Wednesday, February 8th.

Kenneth was born in Souderton, PA on May 27, 1923, a son of the late Clarissa R. (Reed) and Clarence D. Reiff.

He was the widower of Doris E. (Albright) Reiff.

He was a 1942 Graduate of Lansdale High School, now known by North Penn High School.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp in WW II as a tailgunner on a B-24 Liberator Bomber.
He was employed as a Sales Manager at the Lehigh Valley Dairies, Schuylkill Haven.  Ken also worked for Martin Century Farms in Lansdale. In 1964 they were bought out by Lehigh Valley Dairy and he moved to Schuylkill County. He retired in 1989. 

Ken was a member of MacCalla Lodge # 596, F. & A. M. Souderton and Scottish Rite Consistory, Valley of Allentown.

Kenneth is survived by three daughters, Kathleen, wife of John Gaskins, Barbara, wife of Michael Barner, Patricia, wife of Edward Kahler, and his cat Buddy.

He is also survived by his Grandchildren Andy, Michael, Lyndsey, Mandy, Kristy, Elodie, Ian, Alex and seven Great grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, Doris, Kenneth was preceded in death by his son K. Scott Reiff; sister, Mildred Anderson, and Brother C. Russell Reiff.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Orwigsburg Area Free Public Library, 214 E. Independence St. Orwigsburg, PA 17961, SPCA Ruth Steinert Memorial, 18 Wertz Drive, Pine Grove, PA 17963 or Lancaster Humane League, 2195 E. Lincoln Hwy Lancaster, PA 17602

A Celebration of Life Service, with Military Honors, will be held Saturday, March 11th at 1:00 PM at Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. in Orwigsburg. Visitation, with family members present, will begin at Noon.

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Memorial Gathering
March 11, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
116 South Liberty Street
Orwigsburg, PA 17961

Celebration of Life
March 11, 2023

1:00 PM
Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
116 South Liberty Street
Orwigsburg, PA 17961


Orwigsburg Area Free Public Library
214 East Independence Street, Orwigsburg PA 17961

Ruth Steinert Memorial SPCA
PO Box 332, Schuylkill Haven PA 17972
Tel: 1-570-527-6822

Lancaster Humane League
2195 East Lincoln Highway, Lancaster PA 17602


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