We lost a loving husband, father, brother and friend to cancer; Wayne R. Rinehimer, 67, of Berwick passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at his home.
He was born July 16, 1952, in Nanticoke, a son of the late Claude H. and Helen E. Rinehimer.
Wayne graduated from Berwick High School in 1970 and received his associate’s degree from Williamsport Area Community College. He worked for his father at C.H. Rinehimer Equipment as a child and then purchased it in 1986.
He belonged to the Pennsylvania Farmers Association. He enjoyed doing yard work, fixing things, and finding creative ways to find a way to fix things. He enjoyed working, working every day until a week before his passing. He also enjoyed seeing customers and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Merlin E. Rinehimer, who passed away 33 years ago to the day as Wayne.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda I. (Oblosser) Rinehimer, to whom he was married Feb. 16, 1985; two daughters: Bridget D. Rinehimer and partner Ian Sons of Bloomington, Indiana, and Jennie M. Carr of Chestertown, Maryland; two grandchildren: Isaac and Ally Sons; and a brother, Carl E. Rinehimer and his wife, Laura, of Berwick.
Service will be Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, at 11 a.m. at James L. Hinckley Jr. Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 1024 N. Market St., Berwick, PA 18603. Burial will be at Pine Grove Cemetery, Walnut Street. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., and Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. The family would like everyone to dress casual.
Family and friends may send condolences at www.jameslhinckleyjrfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, you may make contributions to a local FFA or 4-H.