Paul Kenneth Reger

April 7, 1929 - May 2, 2002

04/07/1929 - 05/02/2002

Past Services

Wednesday May 08, 2002
Mt. Calvary Cemetery Wheeling
National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
Wednesday May 08, 2002
1:00 pm
Mt. Calvary Cemetery Chapel
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

Paul Kenneth Reger, 73, completed his journey here on earth going to his maker on May 2, 2002 in Scottsdale, Az. He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Wheeling, West Virginia where he spent his childhood growing up. During his high school years, he excelled at football, basketball and baseball at Bridgeport High School.

He started his college education attending the University of Miami, Virginia Military Institute and West Liberty. His college education was interrupted by two years of service in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. Paul met his future wife, Mary, in Washington, D.C. They were married in January 1953 at Fort Bragg. After ending his enlisted time, the Regers returned to Wheeling, where Paul completed his education at West Liberty.

Paul and Mary moved to North Royalton, Ohio, where Paul started teach at E.E. Root High School in North Royalton. He then went to Twinsburg High School where he became assistant principal. He obtained his Masters Degree from Kent State University in 1969. Paul was an active member in the League of Ohio Sportsman, South Cuyahoga Sportsman Association, Brotherhood of the Junglecock and Coonskin Cap Brigade. Paul loved to hunt and fish, where he never missed opening day of trout season in Pennsylvania.

In 1971, Paul moved his family to Scottsdale, Arizona. He became assistant principal at Paradise Valley High School, eventually transferring to Horizon High School assuming the same duties. He retired from the Paradise Valley School District after teaching at Shadow Mountain High School.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary Joanne, sons Mike, Marty Dona, Matthew Allison, daughters Mary Anne and Tabbatha Rob, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Brothers Harry and Dick, sisters Helen Marie and Helen and stepfather Floyd Mann. Services will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Wheeling, West Virginia.

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