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Gerald D. "Shug" Reese

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Gerald D. "Shug" Reese Obituary
Gerald D. "Shug" Reese, 87, of Emmaus, died July 9, 2018 in Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was the husband of Jacqueline D. (Boyer) Reese, with whom he shared 66 years of marriage. Born in Emmaus, he was the son of the late Stanley Reese and Myrtle (Schaffer) and Richard Mohr. He honorably served his country in the Army during the Korean conflict. Shug worked as an office manager in gas sales for Air Products for 40 years, retiring in 1994. He was a member of St. John's U.C.C., Emmaus. Shug was an active member of the Emmaus Lions Club, serving as past president and a Melvin Jones recipient, was a member of the Mercantile Club of Emmaus, and was a member of the Emmaus and Macungie Golf league. He is survived by his wife, Jackie; Son, Scott D. Reese of Macungie; Daughter-in-Law, Beth A. Reese of Emmaus; Grandchildren, Keri, Michael and Daniel; Great Grandsons, Reese and Zachary. He was predeceased by a Son, Rickie D. Reese. Funeral Services will be held Monday, July 16, 2018 at 10:30 AM in Schantz Funeral Home, P.C., 250 Main St., Emmaus. Viewing Sunday 6:00 to 7:30 PM, with Lions Club Services at 7:30 PM and Monday 9:30 to 10:30 AM in the funeral home. Interment with military honors will follow in Northwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. John's U.C.C., 139 N. 4th St., Emmaus, PA 18049 or to the Emmaus Lions Club, P.O. Box 66, Emmaus, PA 18049.
Published in Morning Call on July 11, 2018
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