Herbert L. “Link” Reese
Herbert L. “Link” Reese, 87, of Sandy Ridge, PA, died Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at his home.
Born on May 7, 1929 in Sandy Ridge, PA he was the son of the late Jay and Fannie (Reichard) Reese. He married Rosemary E. (Fischer) Reese on June 20, 1953 at Saint Therese Catholic Church in Altoona, PA; she survives at home.
Mr. Reese was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Osceola Mills, PA. He was retired from the Penn Sate University as a Janitorial group leader. He was a member of the Mountain Top Fire Company Sandy Ridge, PA, the Sandy Ridge Sportsmen Club and the Knights of Columbus #2250, Osceola Mills, PA of which he had served as the financial secretary.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by: two sisters, Joyce Hoover & Arlene “Lena” Nulph; and two brothers, Everett “Ebb” Reese & George “Cooter” Reese.
Along with his wife, he is survived by: two daughters, Kathy Albright & her fiancee Carey Mussleman of Claysburg, PA and Colleen Irwin & her husband Mark of West Decatur, PA; two sons, Michael J. Reese & his wife Laura of Julian, PA and Richard A. Reese & his wife Kathy of Lewisberry, PA; and one sister, Rheda “Buddy” Wolfe of Red Hill, PA. He is also survived by thirteen grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 11, 2016 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Osceola Mills, PA; with Father Robert Horgas officiating. Burial will be at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery in Osceola Mills, PA.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Heath Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Osceola Mills, PA. Rosary will be recited on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mountain Top Fire Company, Sandy Ridge, PA 16677.
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