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Paul Douglas Reiss
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Birth: Feb. 25, 1942
Death: Apr. 4, 2012
New York, USA

Paul Douglas Reiss, 70, of Syracuse, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Paul was a communicant of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. He was a Eucharistic minister and helped the church in many ways, serving at the food pantry and in the Rosary Society. In May, he was to be commissioned in the Ministry of Pastoral Care at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Mr. Reiss served in the U.S.M.C. and was in Guantanamo Bay during the Cuban Missile Crisis in the Naval Gunfire Liaison Team. Paul was honorably discharged 1964 as a corporal. He received a degree in chemical technology from OCC in 1967. Paul was employed at Allied Chemical as a research technician over 12 years. He also volunteered at the American Red Cross. Paul enjoyed his family, taking candid photos and was an avid sports fan who followed Cleveland and Syracuse teams. Paul was predeceased by his parents, Edward H. and Virginia B. (Radziszewski) Reiss, and is survived by daughters Jennifer (Nicholas) Defio of Syracuse and Ann (Thomas) Horth of North Syracuse; grandchildren Nicky, Julie, Ally and Justin; sisters Sharon Meddley of Virginia and Margot (Richard) Cole of Hannibal; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Hollis Funeral Home, 1105 West Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13204. Funeral services are 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hollis Funeral Home and 9:30 a.m. at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, followed by burial with military honors at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Lakeland. Instead of flowers, family requests donations to the Sacred Heart Food Pantry, 927 Park Ave., Syracuse, NY 13204. The Reiss family would like to extend special thanks to all his friends for their loving support.

Published in Syracuse Post Standard on April 8, 2012 
Sacred Heart Cemetery
Onondaga County
New York, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 43.09222, -76.25472
Maintained by: Margot Cole
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Record added: Sep 11, 2009
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- Barbara LeClaire
 Added: Jul. 22, 2016
Rest in Peace.
- Charles
 Added: Apr. 29, 2016
Just a little something to let you know I was thinking of you. Miss you dearly.
- Your loving sister, Sharon
 Added: Jul. 22, 2015
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