John D. Reeder,72, of Welliver
Road, Danville, PA, passed away on Thursday morning, January 5, 2017
surrounded by his family at Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA. He was
born September 4, 1944 in Danville PA the son of the late John S. and Ethel
John was a devoted husband to
Sharon M. Wintersteen Reeder for 52 years. They were married on June 27,
He graduated from Danville
High School in 1962.
John served his country in the
United States Navy for 4 years.
He was employed as a Utility
Plant Supervisor/Manager for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
at the Selinsgrove Center and at Danville State Hospital from where he
retired in January of 1999.
John was an avid outdoorsman,
enjoying hunting and several outdoor activities. He was well known for his
meticulous lawn and property always being fastidious with any outdoor
chore. He loved his tractors and especially enjoyed restoring older
tractors. John also had a train collection which he loved displaying for his
Many loving memories will be
cherished by his family whom he adored spending time with.
John is survived by one son,
Todd J. Reeder, and his wife Tammy of Riverside PA and one daughter, Kristin
R. Shultz and her husband Mark of Bloomsburg PA. Also surviving are his
three grandchildren; Jeffery Shultz and Becca and Chloe Reeder. He is also
survived by one sister, Mary Alice Clark of Elizabethton TN.
services will be private at the convenience of the family. Interment will
also be private at Odd Fellows Cemetery Danville PA. Military Rites will be
accorded by the American Post Legion 40 Honor Guard.
will provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to The American
Cancer Society PO Box 22718 Oklahoma City OK 73123-1718/ online to
cancer.org/donate or the Disabled American Veterans
National HQ 3725
Alexandria Pike Cold Spring, KY 41076 or online
are under the direction of the Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West Mahoning
Street Danville PA.