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Deborah E. Reich

d. December 17, 2023

Deborah E. Reich, 73, of Lancaster, passed away on December 17, 2023 at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health.  She was the loving wife of the Rev. Marvin Reich with whom she celebrated 52 years of marriage in August.

Born in Lancaster, PA, she was the daughter of the late Willard A. Smith Jr. and Shirley E. (Adams) Smith.

She was a graduate of Ephrata High School and Pottstown Memorial Medical Center School of Nursing.  She was employed as a registered nurse at Lankenau Hospital and Women and Babies Hospital as a NICU nurse.

She was a 46-year member of Grace Baptist Church, Lancaster, PA.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and vacationing at Ocean City, New Jersey.  Her hobbies included raising flowers, sewing and gardening.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Michael (Megan) Reich; two daughters Melissa (Shawn) Hershey and Michelle (Brian) Quinn.  She is also survived by a sister, Joanne (Keith) Mowen; and seven grandchildren; Ryan, Owen, Tyler, Dylan, Julia, Chase and Carson, as well as several nephews and nieces.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Service at Grace Baptist Church, 1899 Marietta Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603 on Friday, December 22, 2023 at 11:00 AM.  A viewing will be held at the church from 9:30 AM until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Grace Baptist Church of Lancaster Missionary Fund.  To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit;
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