George Rheam

Obituary of George W. Rheam

George W. Rheam, 80 years, of Deer Run, Derry Township, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at his home.  He was born March 4, 1939 in Steelton, son of the late Wilbert R. Rheam and Anna R. DeMorro. 

George was a graduate of Steelton High School, Class of 1957.  He was an Air Force Veteran, stationed in Pforzheim, Germany.  He attended Susquehanna University and began his career at Pennsylvania Blue Shield where he met his wife, Marsha.  George retired from the IS Department of the Hershey Company in 1996.

He was a 50 year member of the Zembo Shrine, Harrisburg Consistory, and the Steelton-Swatara Lodge 775 F&AM, former member of the former St. Peter Lutheran Church, Highspire, and a former Vice President of Steelton-Highspire School Board for 16 years.

George is survived by his wife of 50 years, Marsha A. (Hepford) Rheam and a daughter, Bridgett A. Rheam of Annapolis, MD.  He was predeceased by his parents and a step-brother, Augustus DeMorro, Jr.

Services for George are PRIVATE.  Arrangements are being handled by Wiedeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Steelton.

With sincere appreciation and gratitude to the staff and team of Hospice and Community Care, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Dr., Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

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