Daniel A. Reiff, 75, of Warren, passed away on March 5, 2024, surrounded by family and friends. He was born February 23, 1949, to the late Frantz and Johanne Reiff.
Dan was a 1967 graduate of Warren Area High School. He served during Vietnam with the U.S. Navy Attack Squadron 165 as hydraulics and structural mechanic on the Grumman A-6 Aircraft. Dan retired from United Refining Company in 2010 after 32.5 years of service.
He was a member of the Moose Lodge 109, American Legion Post 135, VFW Post 8803, and the Eagles Aerie 313. Dan was a member of the Disabled Veterans Chapter 75 where he was the treasurer for many years. He was also Chairman of the DAV Walleye Tournaments for seven years, raising over $60,000 for our local veterans. He was a member and secretary of the Pennsylvania Office of-Highway Vehicle Association, Allegheny Trail Riders president for three years, Allegheny Alive, Jamestown Rifle Club, Sheffield Rod and Gun Club, Ridgeway Rifle Club, Pine Grove Sportsman’s Association Board of Directors for four years, NRA Benefactor Member, Ring of Freedom and Certified Basic Pistol Instructor, International Defensive Pistol Association as a Safety Officer on the range as well as participant in Level II and III Tournaments in addition to local monthly matches, Chautauqua Camera Club, and Warren Camera Club. He visited 33 countries and 35 states. His most recent accomplishment was being member of the team that won the St. Susan benefit Trivia in Jamestown NY and meeting “Cash Cab” host Ben Bailey.
Dan is survived by a daughter, Danielle M. Reiff and a grandson Elias Berrio-Reiff both of Washington D.C., sister, Rosemary R. Moore, Warren, Pa, brother, Alfred A. Reiff, Carson City, NV, nephew Ryan (Heather) Moore and family of Beaver Falls, PA, and niece Cathy Wolf (Jeff) and family of Russell, PA with whom he was very close, a special group of gentlemen affectionately referred to as the “coffee guys”, and dear friend Clarence Byer.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Shawn A. Reiff.
Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home Inc. has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com <www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com/>. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through The Wilder Museum of Warren County History at PO Box 144, Irvine, PA 16329. A celebration of Daniel’s life will be announced and held at a later date.