Robert C. Reese

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Robert C. Reese


   Robert C. Reese, 89, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Joseph H. and Mabel B. Greenawalt Reese. He was the husband of Ruth Goss Reese. He retired as a pipefitter at RCA but also worked at the former Stehli Silk Mill where he met his wife of 62 years. He served in the United States Marine Corp in the Pacific theater during WWII.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by four children, Bonnie E. wife of Merle Sharp of Mount Joy, Kathy M. wife of Charlie Smith of Lancaster, Janet Reese of Lancaster, Carolyn wife of Jeff Strain of Akron; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother Melvin Reese.

   The funeral will be held on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 2:00 PM at West Willow United Methodist Church, 118 W. Willow Rd., Willow Street, PA. Friends may call from 1-2:00 PM on Wednesday at the church. Interment will be in Conestoga Memorial Park.