Adriaan Reuling, 90

February 18, 2020

Adriaan Reuling, 90, of Strasburg, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. Born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Adriaan was the son of the late Adriaan and Maria J. (Kroon) Reuling. He was the loving husband of Marie (DiGiovanna) Reuling, with whom he celebrated 65 years of marriage.

Adriaan served in the Royal Dutch Navy and worked for Holland America Line, before immigrating to the United States in 1952. In New York City and Central Pennsylvania, Adriaan worked as a chef and manager for hotel, airline, and service industries. He enjoyed his leisure working with his hands. He was a craftsman, an animal lover, an antiquer, and a world traveler. Adriaan spent time coaching for the Lampeter-Strasburg Youth Soccer program.

In addition to his wife, Adriaan is survived by his two children: Ria Reuling Heft, wife of Jeff, of Strasburg and Andrew Reuling, husband of Karen, of Lancaster; four grandchildren: Robert, Chris, Justin, and Joshua Reuling; three step-grandchildren: Crystal Schreffler, wife of Nate, Andrew and Mikaila Heft; and one step-great-grandchild, Myla Schreffler. He was preceded in death by his sister, Ria Bijl.

Services for Adriaan will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane League of Lancaster County.

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March 11, 2020

Ik ben jou en jij bent mij, elke dinsdag bellen en afsluiten met de woorden, ik hou van jou, ik mis je zo verschrikkelijk.

March 10, 2020

Always a big smile awesome hug and joke to tell. I loved summer vacation at your house and treasure every memory. My Love to you all xoxo. 
Bunny Smilde

March 10, 2020

Love our father and Opa to my children! He will be missed and loved always by us all!
<3 Ria, Jeff, Rob, Chris & Justin 

March 10, 2020

Oom Adrie, ik herinner niet veel van toen, maar van de feestjes en die geweldige piano in je basement  en de lange kaartavonden met mijn ouders vergeet ik nooit. De familie heel veel sterkte en wens jou een behouden vaart op de, zoals ze het bij de marine noemen, never come back lijn. Goede reis Sobat 

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