ALBANY – Charles F. Reinemann, 92, passed away peacefully Monday, April 16, 2012 at Barnwell Nursing Home, Valatie, NY surrounded by family members. Charles was born in Albany, NY March 2, 1920, the son of the late Charles A. and Marion Frances Reinemann. He was a graduate of the former Draper High School and a WWII veteran. During WWII, Master Sergeant (Flight Engineer) Reinemann was a member of the 30th Bomb Group. This unit flew B-17s and was part of the Sixth Emergency Rescue Squad. Along with other decorations he was awarded the WWII Victory Medal with Bronze Star. He retired as a maintenance mechanic for the Sun Oil Company after about 30 years.
Survivors include six children: Charles F. Jr. (Margaret) of Rexford, John R. (Claudia) of Averill Park, Ronald A. (Candy) of Cobleskill, Elizabeth J. Lewis (Norman) of Roanoke, Virginia, Anthony M. of New York City, and Patricia A. Gentile (Richard) of Troy; his two sisters Jeanne Champagne and Margaret Gammons; seventeen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, his wife Mary Varga (1953), wife Dulcie McIntrye (1981), and his former wife Marguerite Paratore (1987).
Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m. at Hans Funeral Home. Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery in Menands, NY. In lieu of flowers, those who desire may make contributions to the charity of your choice. To leave a message of condolence for the family, send a sympathy card, or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.
Click here to view the Mr. Reinemann’s resting place in St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands, NY.
Click here to read “A Brief Summary of Charles Reinemann’s World War II Experiences.
Joseph A. Gaspary Jr. and Family
Dear Chuck and Family,
Please except our deep and sincere condolences on the passing of your father. May our Lord be with you and comfort you in this time of great sadness and loss.
Patty and family,
I am so deeply sorry to hear of the passing of your father. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.
Chuck and Family,
Billy and I send our heartfelt condolences for the loss of dad and grandfather. We are praying that God will give you the comfort and strength to get through this difficult time.
Billy and Ruthie Seaburg
I am so sorry to hear of your father passing, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this trying time.
Sorry for your loss.
Liz Haight and Shane Brunell
Sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and heart are with the Reinemann family today.
Val & R ay DiGiandomenico
Dear Patti, Tony and Family,
Thinking of you and your families at this difficult time. With heart felt sympathy and prayers may you find comfort in the many loving memories we shared with you, your Dad and Mom. God Bless,
Val & Ray DiGiandomenico