Obituary of Morris G."Marty" Reigart Jr.
Morris "Marty" Griffith Reigart, Jr., 87, of Lafayette Hill, PA passed away peacefully on June 7, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Lenore Kelly Reigart who passed in August 2002. Marty was born on December 14, 1929 in Philadelphia, raised in Baederwood and a 1948 graduate from Abington High School. He continued on to Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science and was a member of Phi Psi fraternity where he graduated in 1952. Marty enlisted in the Army and took part in the Army Quarter Master Corps of Research & Development branch which took him to Arizona, Canada and Panama for testing army equipment and apparel. He worked for Commercial Concrete as a driver and then a salesman. In 1968, Marty started his own contracting company beautifying residential homes all throughout Montgomery County. His business allowed him to be a mentor and educator to his family and extended family. Marty was an avid fan of the Phillies and Eagles, but loved watching all sporting events. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family at the beach house he built in Avalon, NJ. Survived by his sister Jane Cantera of Wilmington, DE, his four children, Lisa Reigart of Lafayette Hill, Grif Reigart of Lafayette Hill, Linda Dukert of Glenside, PA (Dave), and Eric (Karen) of Blue Bell, Pop-Pop to 3 grandchildren, Evan, Cole and Drew, and 15 nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by all.
Relatives and friends are invited to a life celebration at Lownes Family Funeral Home, 659 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill on Thursday June 22, 2017. Visitation will start at 10:00am and a memorial service will follow. In honor of Marty, donations may be sent to The VNA of Greater Philadelphia, 3300 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19129 or online www.vnaphilly.org.