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Shirley Reese

Shirley A. Reese

Monday, September 8th, 1947 - Sunday, May 3rd, 2020
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Shirley A. Reese, 72, of Lancaster, formerly of Ephrata, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2020, at Lancashire Hall.

She was born in Shaefferstown to the late Charles and Eva (Redcay) Wealand and was the wife of the late Jimmy Reese.

Shirley worked as a line inspector and then move into sanitation at Tyson Foods, New Holland. She was a loving mother.

She is survived by four children, Brian Wealand, companion of Teresa Hersh of Ephrata, Shane, husband of Sandra Reese of Ephrata, Lori, wife of Bill Worthington of Ephrata, Jody Reese of Ephrata; two step-daughters, Rocklyn Trent and Tena Jones; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother and one sister.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Ferlin Reese.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata.
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Louann Martin

Posted at 10:09am
To the family. Sorry for your loss. Spent lots of years working with your mother.Great memories LouAnn Martin

Mary McDonel Strauser

Posted at 07:49pm
So sorry for your loss. Shirley was a beautiful person and will be missed.
Mary Strauser

Vanessa Binkley

Posted at 04:28pm
I am so sorry for your loss, you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Diana Shaffer

Posted at 02:10pm
Shirley and I always had a good time when we were together, didn't get to see her much in the last year,and my prayers are with her family. Love and hugs

John and Teresa Groff

Posted at 08:27am
Shane, you took good care of your mother. Sympathy, thinking 0f you and family with prayers. May she rest in peace!

Brian & Cindy Woodcraft Posted at 11:01am

Our condolences and sympathies to the family; we enjoyed dancing many times at AMVETS with Shirley. Thinking of all of you and know that your mother is now pain free and dancing away in heaven :) Rest in Peace, Shirley...

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