Earl J. "Butch" Reith


Earl J. 'Butch' Reith
Earl J. "Butch" Reith, 67, of Saxonburg
died Saturday at his home.
Born Oct. 22, 1944, he was the son of
the late Earl and Freida Cooper Reith.
He was the husband of the late
Melinda (Zacour) Reith, who he
married April 12, 1986.
He attended Knoch High School where
he was a star athlete. Butch was
retired from the Carpenters Union
where he was active in union
negotiations. Earl was very active
building street rods and in the
street-rod scene, collecting antiques,
traveling and camping.
He is survived by his daughter, Kelle
(Jeihri) Robinson, of Napa, Calif., his
son, Todd Reith and his fiance, Jen
Michel, of Butler; and daughter, Sheila
(Dan) DeWalt of Cabot; eight
grandchildren, Chastity Wissinger,
Frank Hartle, Ashley Hartle, Michael J.
Michel, Daniel, Kendyl and Elijah
DeWalt and Erynn Robinson; his
sister, Janet (Gale) Morris of Cabot;
and one brother, Vernon (Kim) Reith of
Cabot.
He was preceded in death by his
parents; two sisters, Fay Reith and
Judy Sipes; and his brother, Darrell
Reith.
REITH - Friends of Earl J. "Butch"
Reith, who died Saturday, Jan. 21,
2012, will be received from 2 to 4 and
6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Fox Funeral
Home, Saxonburg. Funeral services
will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the
funeral home with the Rev. Matthew
Judd officiating. Interment will be at the
Greenwood Memorial Park in Lower
Burrell.
Memorial donations may be made to
the charity of the donor's choice .
Information also is available at
www.foxfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published in Butler Eagle on January
23, 2012
Melinda Zacour Reith


Melinda Reith
Melinda Reith, 56, of Saxonburg died
Saturday at her home.
Born May 19, 1955, in Kittanning, she
was the daughter of Arthur and
Kathryn (Smith) Zacour. She was the
wife of the late Earl J. "Butch" Reith,
who she married April 12, 1986.
She owned an antique shop at the
Wagon Wheel on Pittsburgh Road.
Formerly, she worked for Moonlight
Mushroom.
Melinda was very active collecting
antiques, traveling, camping and
participating with her husband in the
street-rod scene. In her free time, she
spent as much time as possible with
her grandchildren.
She is survived by her mother of Ford
City; two daughters, Sheila (Dan)
DeWalt of Cabot and Kelle (Jeihri)
Robinson of Napa, Calif.; her son,
Todd Reith and his fiance, Jen Michel,
of Butler; and two brothers, Michael
Zacour of Gaithersburg, Md., and
Arthur "Bob" (Sandy) Zacour of
Kittanning. Melinda also was survived
by her eight grandchildren, Daniel,
Kendyl and Elijah DeWalt, Chastity
Wissinger, Frank Hartle, Ashley Hartle,
Michael J. Michel and Erynn Robinson.
She was preceded in death by her
father.
REITH - Friends of Melinda Reith, who
died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, will be
received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday at the Fox Funeral Home,
Saxonburg. Funeral services will be at
11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral
home with the Rev. Matthew Judd
officiating. Interment will be at
Greenwood Memorial Park in Lower
Burrell.
Memorial donations may be made to
the charity of the donor's choice .
Information also is available at
www.foxfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published in Butler Eagle on January
23, 2012
In Memory of our good friends
and fellow club members. They
will be greatly missed.
Special Memorial Cruise. In Remembrance of
Butch and Melinda to be held August 25th on
Historic Main Street in Saxonburg from 3-8pm.