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William (Bill) A. Reppy III

May 26, 1931 ~ January 16, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old

William (Bill) Reppy III Obituary

William A. (Bill) Reppy, III, 92, of Orwigsburg, passed away Tuesday, January 16th, at Lehigh Valley Health Network Schuylkill-East, Pottsville.
Bill was born in Pottsville on May 26, 1931, a son of the late Mable (Knittle) and William A. Reppy, II
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Teresa Margaret (Stephen) Reppy.
He was a member of St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven.
Bill was a graduate of Pottsville High School and also served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Before retiring, he worked as a maintenance mechanic at Shalmet in Orwigsburg.
In addition to his wife Teresa, William is survived by his daughter, Christine (Ralph) Spearly, two sons William J. (Nancy) Reppy and Daniel V. (Randy) Reppy, along with five grandchildren - Michelle (Luke) Simonetti, Matthew (Raylee) Spearly, Danielle Nattermann, Patrick (Meredith) Spearly and Kyle Reppy; twelve great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by four sisters: Mable Fernsler, Joyce Cleary, Mildred Mullins, Anna Rokosky as well as two brothers, George and Franklin Reppy.
Bill was a volunteer firefighter with Friendship Hose Company Orwigsburg for many years.  Bill was proud of his volunteer work to help raise funds to build the new Saint Ambrose Church in Schuylkill Haven.  In his retirement he was an avid gardener, and an enthusiastic supporter of his grandchildren and great grandchildren’s athletic endeavors.  He was a loyal fan of Kyle’s Blue Mountain Soccer Team.
An evening visitation will be held on Sunday,  January 21 from 5-7 PM at Hamilton - Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. in Orwigsburg.   
A Mass of Christian burial  will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, January 22nd at St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church in Schuylkill Haven with Rev. Msgr.  Edward  S.  Zemanik  officiating.  The public is again invited from 9:15 to 10:15 in the church chapel. Interment, with military honors,  will follow at Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church 201 Randel Street Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972. 
 

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Services

Evening Viewing
Sunday
January 21, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
116 South Liberty Street
Orwigsburg, PA 17961

Visitation
Monday
January 22, 2024

9:15 AM to 10:15 AM
St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church
201 Randel Street
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
January 22, 2024

10:30 AM
St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church
201 Randel Street
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

Graveside Service with Military Honors
Monday
January 22, 2024

12:00 PM
Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven

Donations

St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church
201 Randel Street, Schuylkill Haven PA 17972
Tel: 1-570-385-1031

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