Obituary Notice: Russell P. Reiter

Obituary Notice: Russell P. Reiter (Provided photo)

Russell P. Reiter, 52, of Roanoke, Va., died unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

Born April 6, 1966 in Philipsburg, he was a son of Edward P. Reiter, who survives of Philipsburg, and the late June (Roach) Reiter.

He was a 1984 graduate of the Philipsburg-Osceola Area High School and a 1988 graduate of Penn State.

He was employed in sales in the physical therapy field. He was an avid bicyclist.

In addition to his father, he is survived by two sons, Matthew and Joshua, both of Roanoke, Va.; his sister, Amy M. Reiter of Wentworth, N.H.; his brother, Edward E. Reiter of Philipsburg; and sisters, Katie Ellis of Boalsburg, Elizabeth White of Castle Rock, Colo., and Annie McCarty of Colorado Springs, Colo.

He is also survived by his girlfriend, Robin Brookman of Roanoke, Va., nieces, nephews, many friends and loved ones.

He was preceded in death by his mother, June Reiter, on Dec. 20, 1974 and by his step-mother, Daisy Reiter, on Aug. 18, 2016.

A memorial will be held from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at Oakey’s Funeral Home (South Chapel), 4257 Brambleton Ave., Roanoke, VA, 24018, followed by a gathering at the home of Robin Brookman.

A memorial in Philipsburg will be held at later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Moshannon Valley Branch of the YMCA, P.O. Box 426, Philipsburg, PA 16866.

Online condolences to the family may be made at

Local arrangements are under the direction of the Dahlgren-Spewock Funeral Home Inc., 228 N. Centre St., Philipsburg, PA 16866.

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