Walter Reinthaler

April 30, 1925 ~ October 21, 2023 (age 98) 98 Years Old


Walter Reinthaler, 98, formerly of Ridgewood and Paramus, New Jersey, passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 21, 2023.  Born on April 30, 1925 in New York City, Walter was the son of the late Anna (Scharsching) Reinthaler and Rudolph Reinthaler. Walter’s only sibling, his older brother Rudolph, died in World War II while serving his country in the Navy. 

An avid golfer and successful investor, Walter graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School in New York City in 1942.  Following WWII, Walter worked as a textile manager and executive for Klopman Mills, a subsidiary of Burlington Industries, for more than 40 years, and was its longest tenured employee when he retired.  On May 29, 1948, Walter married the late Maureen Tully and is survived by their five children Richard (Mary), Suzanne (Clyde), Ellen (George), Jimmy and Paul, seven loving grandchildren Brian (Sara), Scott (Sara), Amy (Chuck), Gregory (Kristin), Karen (Tyler), Jill and Michael, and ten rambunctious great-grandchildren Claire, Annie, Charlotte, Daphne, Elena, Everett, Luke, Palmer, Peyton and Pierce.  On May 23, 1987, Walter married the late Mary Anne Feuerbach, and is survived by four of her beloved children Mark (Diane), Carl (Patricia), Chrisann (Bob) and Deborah (Nick), eleven cherished grandchildren Christopher, Dan, Nicholas (Alyson), Matthew (Lisa), Ryan (Katie), Brandon (Diana), Gianna, Gelina, Justina, Marianna and Antonio, and four wonderful great-grandchildren August, Samuel, Hallie and Harper.  Walter was also predeceased by Mary Anne’s beautiful daughter Diann (Robert).  Each of them held a special place in Walter’s heart.

Arrangements are being handled by the Feeney Funeral Home, 232 Franklin Ave., Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450. Visiting hours will be from 4p.m. to 7p.m. on December 1, 2023 at Feeney Funeral Home.  A funeral mass for Walter will be celebrated at 10:30a.m. on December 2, 2023, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel RC Church, Ridgewood. Inurnment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his memory to Ascend Hospice which, along with the nursing staff at CareOne at the Cupola in Paramus NJ, took such loving care of Walter during his final months. 

The Funeral Mass will be livestreamed on Saturday December 2nd at 10:30am:


December 1, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Feeney Funeral Home
232 Franklin Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Funeral Mass
December 2, 2023

10:30 AM
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel RC Church
1 Passaic Street
Ridgewood, NJ 07450


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