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Stanley G Reese

Transcribed from the Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, September 9, 1986


Stanley Gomer Reese, 93, of 418 West Highland Ave., died Monday, Sept 8, 1986, at home. He was born April 5, 1893, in Cambria Township, a son of the late Edwin and Emma Evans Reese.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Caroline Servis; his second wife, the former Mabel Shields; brothers Ernest and Norman, and sister Emily.

Surviving are the following children: Jean, wife of Louis Bartoletti, and Eleanor, wife of Dr. Robert Benko, both of Ebensburg; Robert, married to the former JoAnn Kinzer, Hollidaysburg, and William married to the former Linda Frederick, Washington, Pa.; stepchildren: William Shields, Spangler, and Elizabeth Ann Bolinger, Jacksonville, Fla.

There are also 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was a member of the First United Church of Christ, a charter member of Ebensburg Post 363, American Legion, and a veteran of World War l. Mr. Reese received the Purple Heart He was a retired Ebensburg tax collector.

Friends were received Tuesday at the Askew-Houser Funeral Home. Services were scheduled to be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev,
F. Edmund Jeakins officiating. Interment was at Lloyd Cemetery.

The family has requested tha donations be made to the Ebensburg Free Public Library or American Heart Association in lieu of flowers.

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