Ethel M. Rees
83, of New Philadelphia died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 in the Park Village Health Care Center. Born Sept. 9, 1930 in Dover she was a daughter of the late Chester and Celeste Schum Page. Ethel was also preceded in death by her husband, Donovan Rees on Sept. 20, 2000; two sons, John Orr and Matthew Wayne Rees; and a sister, Alta Niger. Ethel loved to sing and was active with the Sweet Adelines Barbershop Chorus.
A wonderful and loving mother and grandmother, Ethel will be missed by her daughters, Bonnie (Otis) Harris of Georgia and Mary Ann Rees and her husband, Scott Hughes of New York City; granddaughters, Angela and Taylor Harris; brother, James (Marilyn) Page of New Philadelphia; and special friend, Thelma (Ron) Manghese of New Philadelphia.
Cremation has been entrusted to the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory at New Philadelphia. There will be no calling hours or services. Those wishing to express their fondest memories of Ethel may do so by visiting the on line obituaries and flowers link on the funeral homes website. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice.
Toland-Herzig Funeral Homes & Crematory
246 E High Ave New Philadelphia, OH 44663
Published in The Times Reporter on Sept. 20, 2013