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Transcribed from the Mt. Herald Tribune, September 6, 1962

Arthur M. Reese, 86; of Portage, died at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 31, 1962 at his home. He was born Feb. 19. 1876 in Cambria Township, a son of Abram and Margaret (Francis) Reese. His wife, the former Edna Jane Roberts, died in 1956. Mr. Reese was a resident of Portage for more than 40 years. He was a retired carpenter, a member of Bethany EUB Church and the last member of his family. His wife, 5 sisters and a brother are deceased. Surviving are these children: H. Eugene, Ebensburg; Robert F., Holsopple R.D.2; A. Clair, Portage; Margaret, wife of Leroy Walters and Edna, wife of Harry Berkheimer, both of Portage R.D.2 and Miriam, wife

of Sylvester Patterson, at home. There are also 19 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. V. W. Russell, officiating. Interment followed in Lloyd Cemetery.

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