Elizabeth Eleanor Rinehart

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Elizabeth Eleanor Rinehart, 48, of 290 Starnes Cove Road, Candler, died on Friday, December 26, 2008, at her residence. A native of Somerset Co., NJ, Ms. Rinehart was a daughter of the late William David and Hilda Gerlach Rinehart. Ms. Rinehart was a retired school teacher, and had attended Starnes Cove Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughters, Jennifer Vega, of St. Petersburg, FL, and Jessica Vega, of Gainesville, FL; sister, Cathleen Rinehart and husband Don Bauman, of Redlands, CA; and brothers, Richard Rinehart and wife Mary, of Raleigh, and David Rinehart and wife Sharon, of Jacksonville, FL. A memorial service for Ms. Rinehart will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Starnes Cove Baptist Church with the Rev. Charlie Sams officiating. Her family will receive friends following the service at the church. Memorials may be made to Asheville Humane Society, 72 Lees Creek Rd., Asheville, NC, 28806.

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  1. God bless you Rinehart family; I spent only a little while with Elizabeth but hours with her pets (I was her pet sitter) and it was evident that she cared deeply for them. She was a kind-hearted gentle woman who made a difference in this world. Blessings,

  2. Our hearts and prayers go out to your family in the sudden loss of your mother and sister. We met Elizabeth and welcomed her to Starnes Cove Church the first Sunday she attended. In the brief conversations we had with her, it was obvious she was a very kind person. God will lift you up during these difficult days; always cherish your memories.

  3. I met Elizabeth when she was just 11 years old; I watched her grow up. She was a wonderful sister-in-law to me, a good friend, and a great mom. My heart is breaking for this very special lady. I send my love and prayers to Jennifer and Jessica Vega, her daughters; brothers David and Richard Rinehart; and sister Kathleen Bauman. May our Lord comfort you and give you peace uring these difficult days.

    Lynda, Stephen and Erik Rinehart
    Orlando, FL

  4. To all of the Rinehart family
    The Vehr family would like to express our deepest sympathy for all of your loss.
    I remember Elizabeth from Richard and Marys wedding, she was a very beautiful woman.
    I wish I could be there with you.
    My heart goes out to you.
    God Bless You
    Nancy Vehr
    Marys’ sister

  5. We are so very sorry for your loss. Ms. Rinehart was a regular patron at the Enka-Candler Library and we will miss seeing her smiling face.

    Enka-Candler Library Staff

  6. The Rinehart Family,

    We would like to express our Deepset Sympathy for your loss to everyone in the family.
    We remember her as a happy, beautiful person who had a lot to give other people.
    May God bless you & comfort you at this difficult time.
    James & Elizabeth Bresnock

  7. I send my deep condolences and prayers to your family, Elizabeth. You were always a very close friend to me, and I wish I had visited you while it was possible. Elizabeth was such a good friend to me, and I miss you, Elizabeth. I know you are with Jesus in heaven and I’m sorry that you’re not here with us now, but I know that I will see you again in heaven. God bless your family, Kathleen, David, Richard – I’m praying for you and love you. Love, Patty, Bob, Wesley & Lily Bollinger

  8. Elizabeth was my best friend in Easton High School, I had no idea she passed away. My sincere sympathies to her daughters and family. I wish I had looked her up sooner. Sincerely, Marilyn (DeBona) Bauer

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