Obituary of Alan Fred Reuter
Alan Fred Reuter, 74 years, of Stratford NJ, passed away peacefully at home and surrounded by family on March 29, 2021. Beloved husband of Eileen (née Tully) Reuter. Son of the late Youngs and Iola (née Nickerson) Reuter. Loving father of Amy Kite (Rich), Alan Reuter (Joy) and Brian Reuter (Dianna). Brother of Janice Ganzemuller (Al). Brother-in-law of Drew and Janice Tully. Proud grandfather of Brad, Allison, Ben, Maggie and Erin. Loving uncle, cousin and friend.
Born in New York and raised in Pennsville NJ, he was a long-time resident of Stratford, NJ. Alan became an Eagle Scout in 1964, and a member of the New Jersey Freemasons, joining the Penns Grove Masonic Lodge in 1968.
Alan earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees at Glassboro State College, where he met Eileen. They enjoyed 52 years of marriage.
Alan taught science at Eastern Regional High School for 40 years. There, he was a familiar face where he took tickets at athletic events. Alan was a member of the Stratford United Methodist Church for more than 40 years.
He was an avid Philadelphia sports fan, especially of the Phillies. He enjoyed gardening and family trips to Wildwood (“Watch the Tram Car Please!”). He entertained all by playing his accordion at the legendary annual Tully Family Christmas party. He will always be remembered for his love and devotion to his family and friends.
A celebration of Alan's life will take place at a later date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in Alan’s name to either the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia at PO Box 781352, Philadelphia, PA 19178-1352 (please remember to write “In memory of Alan Reuter” on the memo line of the check; gifts may also be made online at http://www.chop.edu/give) or the Stratford United Methodist Church at 122 Union Ave., Stratford, NJ 08084. Arrangements under the direction of the COSTANTINO-PRIMO FUNERAL HOME, BERLIN, NJ. To leave lasting condolences or photos, please use the links on this page.