Wilson P. Riedy June 30, 1936 - December 31, 2018
Wilson P. Riedy, Jr. 82, of Allentown, passed away Monday, December 31, 2018 in the St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill. He was the husband of Dorothy M. (Kistler) Riedy. They celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary last June. Wilson was born in Allentown a son of the late Wilson P. Riedy, Sr. and Hilda E. (Rice) Riedy. He was a graduate of Catasauqua High School and attended Penn State University. Wilson was a salesman for Charles Chips for 23 years. After leaving Charles Chips he held various positions some of them including Greyhound Bus Lines, overseeing the transportation department at Good Shepherd Home and as a bus driver for Laidlaw Transportation. Wilson was a member of Faith Free Church, Trexlertown and a former member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Allentown. He sang on both church choirs for over 70 years and was a member of several community choirs including Summer Harmony. Wilson served on the Welcoming Committee and was a former member of the Seniors in Action group at Faith Free Church. He was a former Boy Scout Leader. Wilson was an avid sports fan and had a deep seated faith and was willing to share it with everyone he met. Most importantly he loved spending time with his family.
Survivors: wife; sons, Jeffrey S. Riedy and his wife Wendy of Bethlehem, Eric J. Riedy and his wife Deborah of Little Rock, AR; daughter, Jessica L. Harris and her husband Charles of Macungie; sister, Natallie Day and her husband Galen of Scottsdale, AZ; grandchildren, Charissa, Brenna, Amanda and Colby. He was predeceased by his son David K. Riedy.
Services: 10:00 A.M. Saturday in the Faith Free Church 6528 Hamilton Boulevard, Allentown. Call 7:00 – 8:30 P.M. Friday in the Stephens Funeral Home, Inc. 274 North Krocks Road, Allentown and 9:00 – 10:00 A.M. Saturday in the church. Interment will be in the Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown. www.stephensfuneral.com.
Contributions: Family Life Ministries 5800 Ranch Drive Little Rock AR, 72223. www.familylife.com.
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