Thursday, January 02, 2014

LTSP Foundation Board member Pastor Walter O. Reimet dies at 79

Pr. Walter Reimet
Pr. Walter Reimet
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Temple Lutheran Church
The Rev. Walter O. Reimet, Jr., 79, an alumnus (MDiv '59) of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP) and dedicated member of the LTSP Foundation Board, died Sunday, December 22, 2013, at Seasons Hospice of Phoenixville (Montgomery County, PA). In retirement he had lived at Shannondell in Audubon, PA.
In addition to serving on the Foundation board, Pastor Reimet was a member of the seminary's Alumni Council for many years, and frequently attended seminary events.
Reimet, husband of the late Virginia H. (Hines) Reimet, who died in 2009, was a Philadelphia native and graduated from Central High School there. He earned a BS in Science from Muhlenberg College prior to attending seminary. Reimet served 30 years as pastor of Temple Lutheran Church in Havertown, PA. He had belonged to St. John's Lutheran Church in Phoenixville during his retirement years. Reimet was a member of Kiwanis International.
Pastor Reimet is survived by his daughters, Pamela Reimet McGuire (husband Joseph) of Foxborough, MA; Karen Reimet of King of Prussia, PA; and Elizabeth Reimet (husband Bennett Siegel) of Fort Washington, PA; grandchildren, Meghan, Abby, Dan, Andy, Marlee, and Eric; and a brother, Richard, and his wife, Elaine, of Warrington, PA.
A memorial service is set for 11:30 am Saturday, January 4, 2014, at St. John's Lutheran Church, 355 St. John's Circle, Phoenixville, PA 19460. Friends may call Saturday from 9:30 to 11:15 am. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers contributions to St. John's Lutheran Church for the MaaSae Girls' Lutheran Secondary School Fund, sent to the church address. Arrangements are being handled by the Campbell-Ennis-Klotzbach Funeral Home, Inc. Condolences may be offered online here.

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