Christine R. Rieder

Christine R. Rieder, 60, of 209 Madison Street, St. Marys, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at the home of her aunt on Windfall Road, St. Marys.

She was born January 25, 1959, in St. Marys, daughter of Melvin Shelander, who survives of St. Marys, and the late Patricia Klein Shelander.

Christine was a lifelong resident of the area and was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1976.  She was an employee of Pro Clean and was a member of the St. Mary’s Church.

On September 24, 1983, in the St. Mary’s Church, Christine married Kenneth C. Rieder, who survives.  She is also survived by a son, Tyler L. Rieder and his wife Jennifer of Kersey; four grandchildren, McKenna, Abby, Navia, and Letty Rieder; three sisters, Tina Bauer of St. Marys, Debbie Smith and her husband Robert of Ridgway, and Kim Shelander of St. Marys; and by two brothers, Melvin Shelander and Jay McClain and his wife Heather, both of St. Marys.

There will be no visitation.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in the St. Mary’s Church on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 10:00 AM, with Rev. Canice McMullen, OSB officiating.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Hahne Regional Cancer Center, 100 Hospital Avenue, DuBois, PA  15801.

Debbie Jacob June 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm

I’m very sorry for your loss. May memories help ease the sorry you are feeling at this time. Chrissy, Rest In Peace.

Donna Holjencin June 19, 2019 at 4:38 pm

Dear Ken and Tyler,
We are so very sorry for your loss of Chris. She is the strongest lady I have ever known.
She will be missed.
God bless you all and give you strength during your difficult time.
Remember the memories.
Our prayers and thoughts are with you all.
Your friends,
Bob & Donna Breindel Holjencin

Jim & Laura DeLullo June 20, 2019 at 8:07 am

Sending condolences to all of Chris’s family and loved ones. May God’s comfort and peace be with you at this time and the days that lie ahead.
With deepest sympathy to all.

Kay Robison June 20, 2019 at 10:20 am

Ken, Tyler and family. I’m so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Kay

DELLA KERCHINSKI June 20, 2019 at 8:49 pm

So sorry for your loss. Chris was a great person.

Terry & Marcy Surra June 22, 2019 at 7:27 am

Ken, sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Rocco and Beth Petrilli June 23, 2019 at 4:57 pm

Prayers for the Rieder and Shelander families.

Leslie Meyer June 23, 2019 at 5:43 pm

Our deepest sympathy to the family of Chris. She was an amazing lady and will be missed by many.
Rob & Leslie Meyer

Bill Parana June 23, 2019 at 6:56 pm

Ken and Tyler, awfully sorry to hear of the passing of my fellow classmate. I always liked Chris.

Marie Jovenitti June 26, 2019 at 3:26 pm

So sorry for loss. We will miss Chris. She was always good to us. Sending prayers and hugs.

Joe & Pam Lanzel July 1, 2019 at 2:23 pm

Melvin, so sorry for your loss. We have been thinking of you and all of Chris’s family. Our prayers are with you.

Joe and Pam Lanzel

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