Donald C. Rieger

Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | August 29, 2023

Donald C. Rieger, age 96 of Belle Vernon and formerly of Erie, passed away at home on Monday, August 28, 2023.  Born June 3, 1927 in Erie, he was a son of the late Anthony and Margaret (Eichelsdorfer) Rieger.  A US Army Veteran of World War II, Donald retired as a service manager for the former Dictophone Corp. (now Pitney Bowes) as a service manager.  In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, especially on Lake Erie, and following his beloved Pittsburgh Pirates through thick and thin.  Donald is survived by his children Joseph Rieger of Belle Vernon, Mark A. (Connie) Rieger of Erie, Gary (Victoria) Rieger of Austin, TX, and Shari (Tom Arndt) Rieger of Memphis, TN; his grandchildren Sean (Bridget) Rieger, Ryan (Amanda) Rieger, Bryan Rieger, Jeremy (Laura) Rieger, Destiny (Yee) Wells, Justin (Melissa) Rieger, Sienna Rieger, and Aidan Rieger; his great-grandchildren Hannah, Kaia, Bodi, Soren, River, Carter, Karly, McKenzie, Eli, Faith, Grace, and Hope; his great-great-grandchild Azaela; and also nieces and nephews.  Besides his parents, Donald was preceded in death by his siblings Harry Rieger, Frances Gehringer, and Rita Rieger.  

Funeral services for Donald will be private at the convenience of the family and in the charge of the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, 4504 Walnut Street, Versailles Borough, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-3454 )  

Originally published August 29, 2023.

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