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Gerald John Reif

January 15, 1948 — October 9, 2023

Rio Rancho

Gerald John Reif

 

Gerald “JR” Reif passed away Monday, October 9, 2023, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  He was born January 15, 1948, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to George Reif and Marion Taylor Reif.  He proudly served as Sergeant, United States Marine Corp from October 1965 – October 1969, serving in Vietnam. He received numerous decorations.  He was employed by Philadelphia Police Dept. from 1970 to 1977.  JR enjoyed Scrabble, Football (Philadelphia Eagles and Denver Broncos.

Gerald is survived by his loving wife, Becky Netzer Reif; daughter, Amy Reif Kieser of Denver, CO; sons, Eric Reif of Sheridan, Wyoming, Jerry Reif of Washington State; Michael Reif of Washington State; grandchildren, Sara Kieser and Joshua Kieser.

Recitation of the Rosary will begin at 10:00am, Friday, November 3, 2023, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1502 Sara Rd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124.  Mass immediately following Rosary, 10:30am, November 3, 2023, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1502 Sara Rd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124.  Inurnment is scheduled for 2:00pm, Santa Fe National Cemetery, 501 N Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, NM 87501.

 

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Past Services

Recitation of the Rosary

Friday, November 3, 2023

10:00 - 10:30 am (Mountain time)

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church

1502 Sara Rd, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

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Mass

Friday, November 3, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Mountain time)

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church

1502 Sara Rd, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

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Inurnment

Friday, November 3, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Mountain time)

Santa Fe National Cemetery

501 N Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, NM 87501

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