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Thursday January 26th, 2017
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Thursday January 26th, 2017

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Roger L. Rainier

Roger L. Rainier, age 65, 400 Railroad St., Bloomsburg, died at 6:52 a. m. Thursday, January 19, 2017 at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA.

Born in Bloomsburg on May 8, 1951, he was the son of Donald Rainier, Deltona, Fla. and Arlene (Robbins) Rainier, Orange City, Fla.

Roger lived in the Bloomsburg area his entire life and had been employed as a welder

He was preceded in death by a brother Arthur Rainier and a sister Ginger Rainier.

Surviving in addition to his parents is his companion of 30 years,  Claudia Ashley, with whom he resided; a son, Jonathan Braun; two brothers: Donald Rainier, Deltona, Fla.  and Terry Rainier, and his wife Kathy, Brookville, Fla.; two sisters: Linda, wife of Robert Purtell, Deltona, Fla. and Rowena, wife of David Sellers,  Andress, Texas; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 2 p. m. in the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market St., Bloomsburg. The Rev. Gordon E. Smith, pastor of St. John Lutheran Church, Espy will officiate. Interment will be made in Canby Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Township. Viewing on Thursday from 1-2 p. m.

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You are right, Beth, our building has never been nor will ever be the same. Roger was such a kind, lighthearted individual. He would have given anyone the shirt off his back, or his last dollar and not thought once about it thereafter. We miss him terribly. And now his dear Claudia has joined him. I pray they are at peace together again.

Ginny Dec 27 2019 12:00 AM

RIP Roger, you went too soon. You will be truly missed by all your friends at 400 Railroad St. The building will never be the same without you. Watch over Claudia, she will miss you the most

Beth Appleman Jan 26 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Roger Rainier

Jennifer Phillips Jan 24 2017 12:00 AM

Uncle Roger I miss you and love you. I will always have the memories and I still laugh. Say hello to Uncle Art and Aunt Ginger.

Jennifer Phillips Jan 24 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Roger Rainier

Beth Appleman Jan 24 2017 12:00 AM

Friends and Family uploaded 2 to the gallery.

Friends and Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM