William W. Riegner, Jr.

William W. Riegner, Jr., 84, of Reading, died August 23, 2019, at Mifflin Center, Shillington, after succumbing to injuries from a fall.  Born at home in Douglassville, he was the son of the late William W. Riegner., Sr., and Anna May (Eichert) Riegner.

William was a paratrooper in the U.S. Army, 1957 – 1959.  He was self-employed as a plasterer for many years.  After retiring, he held several part-time jobs as a driver for the elderly and flagman. He was a member of the St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Birdsboro.

Surviving William are: 1 brother: Donald J. Riegner, husband of Bettylou of Shinglehouse, PA; and 4 sisters: Marjorie A. Bower of Douglassville, PA, Mary J. Ferguson of Greensburg, PA, Ann Bleicher of Stuart, FL, and Cathy R. Tarpley of Dagsboro, DE, and his long-time companion Barbara Ringler of Reading.

He was predeceased by Robert E., Charles T., Frank H. and John I. Riegner

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday August 28, 2019 at the Dengler Funeral Home, Inc. 144 N. Spruce St. Birdsboro, PA at 10:30AM. There will be a viewing from 9:30AM-10:30AM Wednesday morning before the service at the funeral home.

Interment will be held in Forest Hills Memorial Park, Reiffton, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 5 Brooke Manor Birdsboro, PA 19508