Mr., Mrs. Richard A. Reitz observe 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Richard “Dick” A. Reitz observed their 50th wedding anniversary June 1, 2013.

They were married by the Rev. Kissinger in Egypt, Pa. They are members of New Covenant United Church of Christ.

Mrs. Reitz, the former Charlotte E. Rinker, is a native of Slatington. She is the daughter of the late Marjorie and Hugh Rinker. She graduated from Slatington High School in 1958 and the former Kutztown State Teachers College, now Kutztown University, in 1962. She retired in 1997 from Intermediate Unit 17 as a special education teacher.

Mr. Reitz, a native of New Tripoli, is the son of the late Hazel and Allen Reitz. He graduated from Slatington High School in 1957, from the state police academy in 1966, and from Penn State University in 1977. He served in the Air Force from 1960 to 1964. He was employed by The Driving Clinic as a driver instructor. He retired in 1991 from State Police, Troop F, Montoursville, as a trooper.

They are the parents of two sons, Dr. Matthew A. and Dr. Michael R.

There are five grandchildren.

In honor of their anniversary a reception with friends and family will be held and a trip to Las Vegas, Utah and Arizona.