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William L. Reitman

May 15, 1927 October 1, 2018
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William L. Reitman
October 1, 2018
Campbell Hall, NY
William L. Reitman, dedicated husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 1, 2018 .
The son of the late Harry Reitman and Rose Wachtel , he was born in 1927 in Bronx, NY. Upon his graduation from DeWitt Clinton High School, “Bill” enlisted in the US Army and was proud to serve in WWII in the armored division as Sargent. He was honorably discharged in 1946. He married Ruth Ortiz on October 1, 1951 and they celebrated 67 years of marriage together this year. Ruth and William moved to Orange County in 1965. He worked for MABSTOA for 30 years, and then as a Superintendent of Transportation for the Washingtonville Central School District . He retired in 1992, but still enjoyed seeing everyone…He knew everyone!
Family always came first for William and he never took a vacation without his children. His children and grandchildren brought immense joy to him throughout his lifetime. He was patriotic, loved investing and following the stock market and was a big fan of Judge Judy.
In addition to his wife Ruth at home, he is survived by his sons, Robert of Las Vegas, NV, Larry and his wife Junhua of Clinton, NJ and Michael and his wife Andrea of Bloomingburg, NY; and his cherished grandchildren, Michelle, Adrianna, Tom and Amelia.
He was predeceased by his parents and his three sisters, Beatrice, Pearl and Ruth.
Visitation will be from 10 am to 11 am on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc, 130 Highland Avenue, Middletown, NY 10940. A Funeral Service will be held at 11 am at the funeral home, burial with military honors will take place at the Orange County Veterans Cemetery in Goshen, NY.
Arrangements are under the direction of Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc. www.applebee-mcphillips.com

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Visitation

Wednesday

3

Oct

10:00 AM 10/3/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/3/2018 11:00:00 AM
Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home

130 Highland Ave.
Middletown, NY 10940

Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home
130 Highland Ave. Middletown 10940 NY
United States

Service

Wednesday

3

Oct

11:00 AM 10/3/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 10/3/2018 12:00:00 PM
Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home

130 Highland Ave.
Middletown, NY 10940

Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home
130 Highland Ave. Middletown 10940 NY
United States

Graveside

Wednesday

3

Oct

12:30 PM 10/3/2018 12:30:00 PM - 1:00 PM 10/3/2018 1:00:00 PM
Orange County Veterans cemetery

111 Craigville Road
Goshen, NY 10924

Orange County Veterans cemetery
111 Craigville Road Goshen 10924 NY
United States
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