Lucy F. Reichard


Lucy F. Reichard, 89, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, Lewisburg. She was born July 8, 1929, in Irish Valley, a daughter of the late William M. and Myrtle Helen (Haupt) Freedline. On April 1, 1950, she married Kenneth E. Reichard who preceded her in death on Sept. 18, 2014. Together they celebrated 64 years of marriage. Lucy was a 1947 graduate of Sunbury High School. She worked at various local factories and assisted her husband with his business, K.E. Reichard Heating and Plumbing, for many years. She was a member of the Reformed Baptist Church, Lewisburg, where she served as pianist and was known for making pies for church events. Lucy loved traveling and took many bus trips with her husband. She was an avid bowler and enjoyed playing on leagues. She was fond of Penn State and the NY Mets. Most of all Lucy loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. Surviving are three sons and one daughter-in-law, Dennis and Pam Reichard of Mifflintown, Jeffrey Reichard of Lewisburg, and Stephen Reichard; one sister, Helen Tobias of Sunbury; a niece, Carole Leininger of Shamokin Dam; eight grandchildren, Rebecca, Isaac, Daniel, Elisabeth, Andrew, Timothy, Holly and Melissa; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by two daughters in infancy; one sister, Dorothy Leininger; and one brother, Graham Freedline. Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Reformed Baptist Church, 830 Buffalo Road, Lewisburg, followed by the funeral at 11, with her pastor, the Rev. Lance Fessler officiating. Burial will follow in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington. The family will provide the flowers and suggests memorial contributions be made to either the Reformed Baptist Church, 830 Buffalo Road, Lewisburg, PA 17837, or Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, 189 E. Tressler Blvd., Lewisburg, PA 17837. The family is being assisted by Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, 106 S. Second St., Lewisburg. Expressions of sympathy may be shared at
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