John C. Reese Sr. of Paradise|
John C. Reese Sr., 75, of Paradise, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2013, at the Lancaster General Hospital.
He was the beloved husband of Rebecca Burk Reese, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage.
Born in Springdale, Pa., he was the son of the late Raymond E. Reese Sr. and Vera (Gregory) Reese.
He was employed by Carolina Freight and A. Duie Pyle, retiring in 1992.
He was a member of the West Coatesville Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.
He is survived, in addition to his wife, by two children, John C. Reese, Jr., husband of Glenwin, of Coatesville and Zina B. Redcay of Paradise; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Floyd Reese of Virginia and Freda Fronefield of Parkesburg.
John was predeceased by two children, Georgia A. Hughes and Raymond Reese; and siblings, Raymond Jr., Emma Jean Cantler, Myrtle Thomas and Rebecca Spencer.
The Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 15th, at the West Coatesville Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, 67 Octorara Rd., Parkesburg, PA 19365.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg.
Online condolences can be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com
Published in Daily Local News on June 10, 2013