Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home

154 Route 6A, Sandwich, MA


Betty Jane Reitler

October 13, 1925January 25, 2020

Reitler, Betty J., 94, of East Sandwich, MA passed away at the home of her son Mendell, where she lived for almost 5 years. She was the wife of the late Mendell G. Reitler who passed away in 1974 and daughter of the late Thomas and Nancy (Myers) Gibson. The youngest of five siblings, Betty was born in Kittanning, PA, she attended _Ford City High School and went on to be a factory worker at PPG and raise a family. . Betty was the mother of Catherine Reitler of Baltimore, MD and Mendell P. Reitler ( wife Pamela ) of East Sandwich, MA and the late John Reitler who died in infancy. As the years went on and her children left home to pursue their own interests, Betty became fond of different mediums of art, crafting and crocheting. She always had a strong passion for shopping which she carried into her retirement years. She is also the loving grandmother of Jacob Reitler, Bryan McAuley as well as five great grandchildren. Betty is also predeceased by her siblings: Eleanor, Peter, Thomas and Joseph. She will be truly missed by all who knew her.


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