Donald “Pete” Reighard, Jr., 70, of Elizabethtown, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes at his home in West Donegal Township. Born Saturday, May 28, 1949, in Johnstown, PA, he was the son of the late Donald “Pete” Reighard, Sr. and Ruth (Craft) Reighard. He was married to Doris J. (Peters) Reighard on April 20, 1968.
In addition to his wife of nearly 52 years, Pete will be forever in the hearts of their son, Pete, married to Jodi, and their children, Allyson and Zachary. He will also be missed by his sister, Joan of Lititz and his brother, Wayne, of Florida, as well as Pete’s nieces and nephews.
Pete worked at Bedford Shoe, Co., RCA, Lebzelter's Firestone, Transcon, NEMF, Conway, to name a few and retired from CCX in 2012.
For anyone that knew Pete, you know his favorite place was in the garage working on one of his street rods or someone else's. He also enjoyed drag racing and watching racing, and anything that had a motor.
Private Services and Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Family and friends are welcome to drop-in for a Celebration of Pete's life on Sunday, March 29th from 1PM-5PM at 208 Buttonwood Drive, Elizabethtown, PA 17022. Please dress comfortably as it will be in his favorite place, the garage. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Boyer Funeral Home, Inc., 144 East High Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022, 717-367-1380.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Pete’s honor to CurePSP, www.psp.org
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