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Howard Vincent Reith, Jr.

Howard Vincent Reith, Jr.

EAST LIVERPOOL — Howard Vincent Reith, Jr., of East Liverpool, formerly of Wellsville and Cleveland, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2020 at his home following a brief illness. He was 75.

Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., March 27, 1944, he was a son of the late Howard and Ruth Kunold Reith, Sr. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a salesman for W.A. Wilson of Wheeling where he worked in the Cleveland area for 27 years. Previously, he worked for Tri-State Glass.

His wife, Erika Gertrude Reith, survives at home. The couple married Feb. 12, 1965. He is also survived by a daughter, Erika “Crissy” Reith-Cochran and her husband, Jeff, of East Liverpool, along with five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

There is a sister, Carol Ann “Rikki” Eggers of Pittsburgh as well as a brother, Ed Reith and his wife, Debbie, of Canonsburg. He is also survived by several nieces and a nephew.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Michele “Shelly” Reith, and a brother, Thomas Reith, and a sister, Sandy Hunt.

Arrangements have been completed by the Dawson Funeral Home.

View Howard’s memorial webpage and express condolences online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com.