Donald Reingardt


Reingardt, Donald, 91, passed away on Monday, March 28, 2022. He was the husband of his beloved French Moroccan bride of over 70 years, Suzanne (Ohana) Reingardt.  He was born in DeKalb, IL, one of 13 children of the late Oscar and Grace (Eberly) Reingardt.  Donald was a retired Navy Vietnam Veteran, proudly serving in the Seabee Construction Corp.  He was stationed all over the world, but often requested Morocco to be near his sweetheart, Suzanne.  After retiring from the Navy, Donald continued working at the Quonset Point Base as a heavy-duty mechanic for an additional 20 years.  He was a member and volunteer with the Seabees Museum and Memorial Park in North Kingstown.

Devoted father of Deborah Neal of Daytona Beach, FL, David Reingardt of Alna, ME and the late Joseph Allen Reingardt.  Loving grandfather of Alden, Cyrus, Jaime and Trevor.  Cherished great grandfather of Lucas, Marie, Elijah, Kaya and Raven.  He was predeceased by his 12 siblings.

Funeral services will be held FRIDAY, April 1, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. in The Priest Chapel in Lincoln Park Cemetery, 1469 Post Rd., Warwick.  Shiva will private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Kosher Meals on Wheels RI, made payable to Jewish Collaborative Services, 1165 N. Main St., Providence, RI 02904.

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  1. Michael Iarossi
    Mar 30, 2022

    I had the privilege of serving with Don on the Board of Directors at the Seabeee Museum at Davisville, RI. He is a Patriot and great American.
    My condolences to his family. I wish them peace in the days ahead.

  2. Bob Fenton
    Mar 30, 2022

    My condolence to the Reingardt Family, I had the pleasure of working for Donald at Davisville for three years until he retired.

    Apr 1, 2022

    I had the great pleauure of knowing Don at the EO School at Davisville .He was always pleasant and cheerful ,and he kept our equipment ready to go . A fine mechanic and a Good Sailor. Rest in Peace ,Donald !!!! F.A.Lehnertz,EOCS /USN

  4. JoAnn kaminski
    Apr 1, 2022

    Condolences to the whole family Harry and jo ann Kaminski Erik’s parents

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