Veranne M. (Anne) Rinehamer, 94, of the Wanamie section of Newport Township, passed away Thursday April 13, 2023 at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
Born July 26, 1928 in Wilkes-Barre Township she was a daughter of the late Luigi and Ester Casagrande Lombardelli. She was a graduate of the former Wilkes-Barre Township High School.
She and her late husband, Harry Rinehamer, were married for nearly fifty years, until his passing on April 11, 1998. In addition to being a loving housewife and mother, and raising thirteen children, she had been employed by RCA Corporation, Mountain Top for fifteen years.
Anne was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Larksville and previously an active member of St. Mary’s Church in Wanamie for many years. She served as a Eucharistic Minister, taught Sunday School and belonged to the Women’s Guild. In her spare time, she enjoyed many hobbies, especially crocheting, sewing, cooking, crafts, reading, and games.
In addition to her husband, Harry, she was preceded in death by her son, Paul; as well as her siblings, Bonuventure, Genevieve, Peter, Mary, Louise, Dominic, and Bernard.
Surviving are her children; Robert Rinehamer (Judith), Elizabeth Peterfreund (David), Richard Rinehamer (Denise), Susan McCartney (Dennis), Linda Mahoney (Terrance), Thomas Rinehamer (Trisha), Mary McGinnis (Steven), Anne MacDowell (David), Kathleen Hollock (Charles), Mark Rinehamer (Holly Seesoltz), Pamela Hankins (Steve), and Laurie O’Boyle (Ronald); 22 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild; and nieces and nephews.
Private services and Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church, Larksville, with the Rev. Gerald J. Gurka, her pastor, officiating.
There will be no public viewing or calling hours.
Interment will be in Italian Independent Cemetery, Glen Lyon.
Private services and Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. There will be no public Viewing or Calling Hours
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