- February 6, 2020
Agnes “Dionne” Reinert
Agnes “Dionne” Reinert of Longboat Key, Fl, passed away on February 18, 2023, at 89. Dionne was born and grew up in Springfield, Illinois and married the love of her life, James Reinert. Dionne and Jim had 6 beautiful children in Elgin, Illinois and moved to Longboat Key in 1968. Dionne raised her family while enjoying her island life on Longboat Key for 55 years. She dedicated herself to serving God and her family. She supported Catholic education for all her children. She enthusiastically volunteered more than 20 years at Solve in Sarasota where she supported young women before, during, and after pregnancy. She also had a deep love of music and was a cantor at St. Mary’s Star of the Sea for many years; Dionne performed for 25 years on the Singing Christmas Tree in downtown Sarasota. Dionne and Jim were founding members of St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Catholic Church and she spent many years volunteering, attending, singing, and providing fellowship.
Dionne will always be remembered for being a happy, positive, and an extremely grateful woman of faith, with a beautiful family legacy of 6 children, 13 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Dionne will always be remembered for being a happy, positive, and an extremely grateful woman of faith, with a beautiful family legacy of 6 children, 13 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her mother Doris, father Charles, sister Carol, husband James, son James Reinert Jr., daughter-in-law MaryAnn Reinert, and son, Ret. Colonel Bradford Reinert, USAF. She is survived by her brother Charles, children Scott (Kim), Patrick (Tracy), Kirt (Kristie), and Mary LeEtte (Vincenzo), 13 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. There will be a Celebration of Life Service at St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Catholic Church on March 4, 2023 at 1 p.m. on Longboat Key.
Saturday, March 4, 1PM
St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Catholic Church
In lieu of flowers please send donations to Cardinal Mooney High School in Sarasota.