Mr. Reitz retired from the Plumbers & Pipefitters Local #73, where he worked at the steam station and three nuclear power plants. He served in the United States Army during World War II, and he enjoyed bowling.
Mr. Reitz was predeceased by his wife, Elaine V. Reitz, in 1997; his brother, James Reitz; and sisters, Betty Vincent, Mary Margaret Bellinger and Rose Nelson.
He is survived by his children, Judith G. Reitz of Fulton, Diane E. (David) Litchison-Kuzio of Fulton, Thomas (Ann) Reitz of Oswego, Timothy (Susan) Reitz of Oswego, Rebecca A. Reitz of MA and Regina M. (Walter Glusczyk) Reitz of Fulton; his sisters Shirley (Jim) Omundsen, Patricia (Bill) Harrington and brothers Nick (Nancy) Reitz, all of Oswego, and Anthony (Dorothy) Reitz of PA; grandchildren Amy, Jeffrey, Teresa, Jon, Matthew and Nicole; six great-grandchildren; special granddog, Sadie, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. from Sugar Funeral Home, Fulton, and 11:30 a.m. in Holy Trinity Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Spring burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.
Calling hours will be Saturday, prior to the service, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home, 224 W. 2nd. St. S., Fulton.
Contributions may be made in Mr. Reitz’s name to Oswego County Meals on Wheels, 239 Oneida St., Fulton NY 13069.