Anna G. Rinier, 84, of Lancaster and formerly of Strasburg, died at LGH on Thursday, October 13, 2016. She was the wife of the late Richard W. “Pappy Dick” Rinier, who died in 1999.
Anna worked as floor supervisor at M&N Garment, Bart, for over 18 years. She later worked as production supervisor for Kadaan Industries and last worked as manager for the Swan Hotel, Strasburg.
She was a Past President of Cederattes of the Tall Cedars of Lebanon Forest #27 and a member of the Riverside Club and the Ancient Order of the Croaking Frogs.
Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Albert F. and Mabel Irene (Riley) Walls. Anna is survived by her children, Michael married to JoAnn Work of Seattle, WA, Daniel married to Christine Work of Lancaster, and Connie married to James Rice of Lititz. Anna was lovingly known as “Fatmama” by her nine grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers, Bruce Shaeffer of Phoenix, AZ, Walter Mowery of Lancaster; her sisters, Doris married to Fred Shultz of Reading, Sandra Mae married to Joseph Mastriania of Lancaster and June married to Randy Hibshman of Akron. Anna was preceded in death by two daughters, Jodi Butler and Jacqueline Andrews and two brothers Albert Walls and Frank Mowery.
There will be a Celebration of Anna’s Life on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 11 AM at the Bachman Funeral Home, 7 South Decatur Street, Strasburg, PA, with Pastor Bob Bronkema officiating. The family will greet friends from 10 AM until the time of the service.
Kindly omit flowers. Please consider doing something special for yourself or a loved one in Annie’s honor.