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Fr. Walter Reuschling
Fr. Walter E. Reuschling, 86, of Cambridge, MD passed away peacefully Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore with his family by his side.
Born July 24, 1931 in Baltimore, he was a son of the late Ida Laura and Walter Lester Reuschling. After attending Baltimore public schools, he served his country with the U.S. Army from 1952 thru 1954 being honorably discharged of the rank of Corporal. He continued with the Civil Air Patrol in Carroll County.
On April 25, 1957 Fr. Reuschling married the former Naomi Kathryn Wett. They enjoyed nearly 61 years of marriage together.
Fr. Reuschling dedicated his life to the Lord and pursued his career as clergy. He attended Catonsville Community College, Western Maryland College, Towson University, St. Mary’s Ecumenical Institute, Loyal Graduate School, Capital University and John Hopkins obtaining a Master’s Degree. He taught with the Baltimore City school system from 1957 – 1963 and Baltimore County school system from 1963 – 1984 and later at the Talmudical Academy.
For over 45 years, Fr. Reuschling served the people of Maryland and mostly the Delmarva area as a cleric. He had served at St. George’s Chapel, Manchester; Ascension Prince of Peace, Randallstown; St. Paul’s by the Sea, Ocean City; St. Mary the Virgin, Pocomoke; St. Paul’s, Vermont; St. Andrews, Princess Anne; Holy Spirit, Ocean City; All Hallows, Snow Hill, St. John’s, Cornersville, Christ Church, Cambridge; Talmudical Academy, Baltimore City; St. Paul’s, Georgetown, DE and Delmarva Ecumenical Service. Fr. Reuschling and his wife had made their home in Cambridge since 2001.
A caring and humble man, Fr. Reuschling left his mark on all who knew him. His commitment to his country, his family and his Lord will serve as a standard for others to follow.
Surviving is his wife Kathryn; daughter Karen Griesmyer and husband Robert of Westminster; sons Glen Reuschling and wife Mary Anne of Annapolis, David Han of Ashburn, VA; brother Earle Reuschling; sister Evelyn McManus; grandchildren Eric Reuschling, Michael Reuschling, Robert Griesmyer III, Alex Reuschling, Abigail Reuschling, Anna Han, Madeleine Han and Tessa Han.
Preceding him in death besides his parents is a brother Raymond Leroy Reuschling and brother-in-law John F. Wett
A visitation with family will be held Sunday, January, 28, 2018 at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge from 3 till 5 p.m.
A funeral service will be held Monday, January 29, 2018 beginning 1 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church with The Rt. Rev. Santosh “San” Marray Bishop, Diocese of Easton officiating.
Military honors will follow at committal service in the adjoining cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Eric Reuschling, Michael Reuschling, Alex Reuschling, Rob Griesmyer, Greg Leverage and Tony Chiavacci.
Memorial donations in Fr. Reuschling’s memory should be made to Christ Church Outreach Fund, 601 Church Street, Cambridge, MD 21613.
To share online condolences with the family, please visit www.newcombcollins.com
Sunday January 28, 2018 , 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.
Monday January 29, 2018 , 1:00 PM at Christ Episcopal Church
Monday January 29, 2018 , 2:00 PM at Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery
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Facts Born: July 24, 1931
Death: January 24, 2018
Christ Church Outreach Fund, 601 Church St., Cambridge, MD 21613
Bruce Wingfield With heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your loved one. The Bible indicates that soon death will be no more (Rev. 21:4) and those who have died can live again. These are promises from God, who cannot lie (Titus 1:2). Please take comfort in this wonderful hope as you look forward to its grand fulfillment. 02/28/2018 Clifford and Terri Birch We are so sadden to hear of Father Walt's passing. There are not enough words to say how much we loved and respected him as our Priest and proud to call him friend. He helped us find our faith again and brought us back to the church. Thank you Walt. 01/31/2018 Mr. & Mrs. David Coale We are so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. 01/27/2018 craig talbott Patty and I are sorry to hear about your father's passing. He truly was a very caring, loving, and gentle person. You have our deepest sympathy on your loss. 01/27/2018 ben lewis Walt and I became friends upon their moving to Ocean City. We shared many GOOD times together. Our thoughts are with Kay and children during this most difficult time. Ben & Diane Lewis Cloverdale, VA. 01/26/2018 Jim & Peggy Richardson We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Walt. It was truly our honor and pleasure to have known him for many years. Such a sweet and kind soul. May God welcome him with open arms and may his soul rest in peace. The Richardson Family 01/25/2018
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