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James "LB" Rieth

Obituary for James "LB" Rieth

May 14, 1965 - October 24, 2019
New Ipswich, New Hampshire | Age 54

Cherished Husband, Father, and "Bumpy"


James "LB" Rieth, passed away on Thursday, October 24 at the age of 54, after a long, hard-fought battle with a terminal illness.
LB will be forever cherished by his loving wife of 19 years, Kristy, their five amazing children, Jenn, Jake, Kaylyn, David, and Leighanna and their four beautiful grandchildren, Brodie, Mason, Emilee, and Lucas, and by his father Ron, his brother David, and his four sisters, Betsy (Berube), Rhonda (Bernier), Danielle and Jessica (Brown). LB will be fondly remembered by all his in-laws, nieces, nephews, extended family, and by countless friends and acquaintances.
He was best known for his warrior spirit, his wacky sense of humor, his kindness and understanding towards others, and for being the best Bumpy in the whole world. LB was predeceased by his mother, Paula.
A memorial gathering will be held on Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 2 – 5 PM at Cremation Society of NH, 243 Hanover Street, in Manchester, NH. His favorite color was purple, so feel free to wear something of purple in his honor.
Memorial donations in memory of LB can be made to The Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH by visiting:
"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened." –Dr. Seuss
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Thank you to so many who have offered condolences, kind words, and support to our family. We are incredibly grateful and appreciate all of your sentiments and of course the multitude of amazing LB stories. Feel free to share one here!. Thank you.

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243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104
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