William Rinehart

June 22, 2024 - May 01, 2015

Age 85, of Cranberry Twp., on Friday, May 1, 2015. Beloved husband for 55 years of Katherine (Grine); loving father of David Rinehart and the late Paul Rinehart; also survived by loving friends and relatives. William was born on August 19, 1929, in Phillipsburg, NJ to William and Margaret (Kohler) Rinehart. He attended Pittsburg High School followed by enrollment at Lafayette College. William graduated with a B.S. in Chemistry in 1950 and went to work for Inter Chemical Corporation in New York City. He proudly served his country during the Korean War and was assigned to the Scientific and Professional Personnel Program. In 1958 he received a Master of Science Degree in Industrial Hygiene at the University of Pittsburgh and remained at Pitt to pursue a doctoral degree in Toxicology. He continued his professional work for more than 50-plus years in the private sector for numerous companies. He was one of the first Directors on the American Board of Toxicology and in 1982 received a letter of commendation from President Ronald Reagan for his efforts on the President’s Private Sector Survey on Cost Control conducted by the Health and Human Services Task Force. His faith in God was unquestionable and was often considered a fair, honest, compassionate, and generous human being. Arrangements by DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME of CRANBERRY.

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