Obituary: Jean R. Riegle June 22, 1940 – Jan. 18, 2016

JEAN R. RIEGLE June 22, 1940 – Jan. 18, 2016

Jean R. Riegle, born June 22, 1940 in Dayton, Ohio, passed away Monday, January 18, 2016 at 6 p.m. Preceded by William, whom she married in 1960; parents, Walter & Henrietta Reiniger; and family friend, Kevin Haber. 

Jean attended Miami U. in Oxford where she met Bill. After sending daughters off to school, Jean worked at WSU then Sinclair. Jean kept at her education, earning her BA from UD and Masters from Antioch. 

When Jean retired in 2012, she was working as an advisor at Sinclair. Jean’s caring, funny and sweet personality touched people through her acceptance of many “adopted” adult kids. Her testimonies about both Al-Anon and her 10 year battle with ovarian cancer inspired people wherever Jean went. 

Survived by brother, John (Cheryl), daughters, Cathy, & Jenny (Doug); grandkids, Krista, Sean & Sophia; great grandkids, Brody & Skylar; her Serenity Sisters, and many loving friends and admirers.Gathering 1-2 pm Saturday January 23, 2016 at Newcomer Funeral Home, 3940 Kettering Blvd. with service to celebrate her life at 2:00. To leave a message of condolence, please visit