Michael A. Riehl age 94 of Jeannette passed away on Monday January 6, 2020 in the Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. Mike was born on March 8, 1925 in Jeannette the son of the late Patsy and Florence (Casario) Riehl. Mike was a veteran of WWII serving with the US Army Air Corps, a member of the Ascension Church Jeannette. Mike graduated from St. Vincent College and earned his Master’s Degree from University of Miami, FL. He retired as an educator from the Jeannette School District with 33 years of service. Mike was a member of the M & S Club and the Italian Club both in Jeannette. Mike was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years Norma B. (Hudson) Riehl; his brothers John (at birth) and James Riehl and a sister Diana Glass. Mike is survived by his children Stephen M. Reale (Cathy) of Ligonier, Carole Weber (Jeffrey) of Greensburg and James P. Riehl (Laurie) of Delmont; his grandchildren Amy Keenan (David), Christine Fiedler (Joshua), Michael, Catherine and Gina (Reale) Very (Matt) and Amanda Riehl; great-grandchildren Jackson Martin, Presley and Averie Michael Keenan, Caydence, Nathan and Claire Fiedler and Sophia Very; his sister Cora Clarke of Jeannette and he is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM in the John V. Graziano Funeral Home Inc., 228 N. 2nd Street Jeannette. Parting prayers will be in the funeral home on Friday at 10:30 AM followed by a funeral Mass at 11AM in the Ascension Church, Jeannette. Interment with military honors will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Hempfield Township. The John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc., Trafford 412-372-3111 is assisting the family with arrangements. www.dobrinickfhinc.com
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