Patricia Gale Rietscha

October 25, 1948 ~ January 21, 2020 (age 71)


Patricia Gale Rietscha, 71, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020 while at Indiana Regional Medical Center.

The daughter of Keith and Margaret Ann (Norman) Kountz, she was born October 25, 1948 in Beckley, WV.

Patricia was employed by Michaels and Nature’s Habitat.  She was a bowling league member and was a leader for Girl Scouts of America for 12 years.  Patricia enjoyed gardening, flowers, and decorating for holidays.  She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.  

Surviving is her husband whom she wed August 2, 1969, Leo Rietscha; children, Scott (Pam) Rietscha, Chris (Tara) Rietscha, and Michelle Rietscha; grandchildren, Isaac and Charisma; brothers, and David and Steve Kountz.

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents and an infant daughter.

Friends will be received on Friday from 11a.m. to 12 p.m. at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home.  A funeral service will immediately follow in the Lefdahl Chapel with Pastor Gina Cosentino, officiating.

Interment will follow in the Oakland Cemetery.

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January 24, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home
898 Old Route 119 N
Indiana, PA 15701

Funeral Service
January 24, 2020

12:00 PM
Lefdahl Chapel
898 Old Rte 119 N
Indiana , Pennsylvania 15701

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