Rose M. Reigel
Rose M. Reigel, 85, of 131 Bayard Street, passed away Monday, October 16, 2017, at UPMC Kane.
Born January 11, 1932, in Ludlow, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Rose Sterbank Schuster. On March 30, 1951, in Kane, she married Harry Reigel who preceded her in death.
Rose had been employed at new Process Co. of Warren for two years and later at Bentz Furniture in Kane and St. Marys for 29 years. She also worked at Bush Pharmacy and the Suzanne Shoppe of Kane and later returned to Blair Corp., formerly New Process, for 11 years.
She had studied piano from Mrs. Florence Schaffer and Mildred Nelson and also studied under Dr. Leroy Campbell. She was a member of the Warren Conservatory of Music. She attended Ludlow schools for 11 years and graduated from Kane High School which she attended for her senior year.
Rose was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church where she served as a greeter for many years. She enjoyed polka dancing and was a member of the North Western Slovenian Polka Boosters. She was a den mother for cub scouts and loved embroidery, reading and walking. She especially loved spending time with her 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren and the rest of her family.
Surviving are three daughters, Debbie (Richard) Bonnett of Edinboro, Bonnie (Paul) Drost of Kane and Julie (Joseph) Schivins of Gibsonia; a son, Joseph Reigel of Kane; six grandchildren, Nicole (Justin) Twentier, Michele (Peter) Rubincam, Zachary (fiancee Linda Wenrich) Bonnett, Bryan Drost, Nathan Schivins and Andrew Schivins; seven great-grandchildren, Helayna Bonnett, Lyza Bonnett, Charlotte Twentier, Ryan Twentier, Pierson Rubincam, Eli Rubincam, and Chase Rubincam; two sisters, Margaret Saproito and Patricia Damcott; two brothers, George Schuster and Donald Schuster; and her long-time friend, Roy Besecker of Kane.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Delores Schuster and Frances "Dolly" Dujmovic.
Friends will be received Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc. and again on Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 am in the gathering space at St. Callistus Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 am with the Rev. William O'Brien, pastor, as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Callistus Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Callistus Church, 342 Chase Street, Kane, PA 16735 or to a charity of choice.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.cummingsfh.com.