Mary Therese Reichenbach, 95, passed away peacefully on January 6, 2022, at Vitas Healthcare in St. Mary’s Hospital. Mary was born May 21, 1926 in Waterbury, CT.
Following a degree in Education, Mary taught elementary school for over 38 years, with the majority of her teaching career at Bethlehem Elementary School in Bethlehem, CT. During her career, Mary was given several teaching awards. After retirement, she loved to chat with her former students when she would meet them at local shops and restaurants.
Mary was a dedicated life-long learner. She enjoyed learning how to play the piano after retirement. A devout Catholic, she took great solace in her faith.
She is survived by her daughter Mimi Reichenbach, son-in-law Francis Dunlop and grandson Max Dunlop. Mary is predeceased by her beloved husband of 66 years, Herbert I. Reichenbach, her parents, four loved brothers and two loved sisters.
Funeral service and burial will be held in late May.
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