Cover photo for Gertrude "Trudy" "DEA" N. Reider's Obituary

Gertrude "Trudy" "DEA" N. Reider

November 26, 1935 — February 22, 2024


Gertrude "Trudy" "DEA" N. Reider

Gertrude “Trudy” “DEA” N. Reider, 88, of Steelton died Thursday, February 22, 2024 peacefully with her loving family by her side. 

She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother always remembered for her recipes and mostly the delicious Christmas cookies.  She also loved entertaining for holidays.  She enjoyed spending vacations at the mountain cabin and beach trips.  She loved going to plays and music shows with family and friends.  

She was born November 26, 1935 in Buffalo, NY to the late William and Antinita (Kabacinska) Osalkowski.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Lee Reider, Sr. and son, Thomas Lee Reider, Jr.  

She is survived by her children, Patricia Lee Wintergrass (Paul) of Steelton and William G. Reider (Karen) of New Cumberland; grandchildren, Carrie Sue Matter (Timothy) of Elkton, VA, Jared Wintergrass (Brandi) of Enola, Amanda Moyer (Ralph) of Dillsburg, Jamie Reider (Kelly) of Elizabethtown, Justin Reider (Celeste) of Harrisburg and Kristin Wolf (Ralph) of Hummelstown; great grandchildren, Caisi (Katie), Gwendalyn, Luke, Emily, Roman, Trent, Gavin, Delaney, William, Samantha, Autumn, and Elizabeth; and great-great grandson, Francis.

Private Mass will take place at the convenience of the family at St. Theresa Parish, New Cumberland.  Committal will be in Churchville Cemetery, Oberlin.

The family would like to thank the staff of Arden Courts of Susquehanna for the wonderful care they gave Trudy.

Memorial contributions are requested to Hospice of Central PA, 


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