Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Reeses in:
 • Hillside Cemetery
 • Roslyn
 • Montgomery County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
William S "Bill" Reese, Sr
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Feb. 17, 1928
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 2013
Ambler
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA

William S. Reese Sr, passed away quietly on August 26, 2013 after a prolonged illness at the Artman Lutheran Home Hospice Care Center, Ambler, PA. He was 85 years old. Bill graduated from Lower Merion High School in 1946 and from Drexel University in 1957 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He was a lifelong Eagles and Phillies fan and was an avid reader (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Anne Perry) and Golfer, enjoying watching Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicholas. William enjoyed playing golf at many famous courses around the world. Bill and Louise spent most of their retirement traveling around the world and spending time with their beloved grandchildren. He was the son of the late Sheron and Madelyn Reese and the husband of the late Louise Conaway Reese. He was the proud father of William S. Reese Jr (Karen) of Ambler and Richard J. Reese of Conshohocken. He was the proud grandfather of Melissa Ann and Andrew James. Interment will be at Hillside Cemetery Roslyn, with his brother-in-law Walter Mannherz officiating. Services will be private.

Official Obituary: Published Ambler Gazette 9/4/13

William S Reese, Sr. of Maple Glen, PA, passed away on August 26, 2013 at Artman Lutheran Home at the age of 85.
He was born in Philadelphia on February 17, 1928 the son of Sheron A and Madlyn A Reese. He was married to Louise Conaway Reese for 54 years. He graduated in 1946 from Lower Merion High School and went on to graduate from Drexel University in 1957.
William worked as a Construction Engineer for Philadelphia Electric Company (not PECO) for 41 years until his retirement on August 1, 1989. He was a member of the Church of The Messiah, Gwynedd, PA.
He is survived by his sons William S Reese, Jr. of Ambler PA and Richard J Reese of Conshohocken, PA. Also surviving are 2 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be private. Memorials may be sent to Artman Lutheran Home, 250 N Bethlehem Pike, Ambler PA 19002.
Arrangements by Shaeff-Myers Funeral Home
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Sheron A Reese (1902 - 1964)
 
 Spouse:
  Louise Conaway Reese (1928 - 2005)
 
Burial:
Hillside Cemetery
Roslyn
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: A.J. Reese
Record added: Aug 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 116127876
William S Bill Reese, Sr
Added by: Dead weight
 
William S Bill Reese, Sr
Added by: A.J. Reese
 
William S Bill Reese, Sr
Cemetery Photo
Added by: S Wolf
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Happy 88th Birthday Pop-pop
- A.J. Reese
 Added: Feb. 15, 2015
Happy Thanksgiving Pop-pop, All my love
- Andrew James
 Added: Nov. 19, 2014
Hey Pop,Got my license and the car you promised! Stone looks good and they put it back just as you wanted it. Look after Nana and keep an eye on Dad and Uncle Rick. I think of you and Nana often.
- Andrew James
 Added: Mar. 26, 2014
There are 3 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service