2010-01-23 / Obituaries

Marie J. Reese

Marie J. Reese, 89, of Kent, OH (formerly of Buckeye Lake), passed away January 9, 2010. She was born in Norwich, Conn., April 27, 1920, to the late Orlo and Mary Reid.

She was employed by Owens Corning Fiberglas, retired from Dukes Motel, and was a member of the American Legion.

She is survived by daughter, Peggy Thropp (Mike Helphrey); grandson, Chris Baumgartner (Lana); special great-granddaughter, Lea; brother, Walter Reid; special sister-in-law, Dorothy Reid; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Reese; brothers, Robert Reid and Lawrence Reid; and sister, Verna Skinner.

There will be no local services but a celebration of life will be held at a future date. Memorials may be sent to the American Lung Association, 6100 Rockside Woods Blvd #260, Independence, OH 44131-2340.

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