Philip John Reuther, Sr. died Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Allied Services Hospice in Scranton following a courageous battle with cancer.
Philip was born in Dunmore to the late James A. Reuther and Elizabeth (Betty) Sabatino Reuther. He was preceded in death by his sister, Denise Reuther Martz.
He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Kearney Reuther, Scranton; his son Atty. Philip J. Reuther, Jr. (Erin), Menlo Park, Calif., his son Jeffrey Reuther; his daughters Sara Reuther, Dana Reuther and Lauren Stankov; his brother James Reuther (Kathy), Dunmore; and ten grandchildren. He is also survived by his three step-children, Billy Sullenberger, Erin McNamara and Jim Sullenberger, all of Scranton. Lastly, he is survived by his closest companion, Newman, his beloved pug.
A graduate of Dunmore High School, he previously owned Reuther Cafe in Dunmore. He was a member of Roofers Local 30 for thirty years and worked at Dunmore Roofing for thirty years.
Phil was always happiest at home, in his garden, or sitting on his deck with a cold beer.
A mass of Christian burial will be privately held at Queen of The Apostles Parish Church, Avoca with Fr. Phillip Sladicka officiating.
Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.