Paul L. Reese
Paul L. Reese, age 88, of Shelby, died Saturday, September 17, 2011 at Shelby Pointe Care Center.
He was born February 23, 1923 in Shelby the son of the late Clarence L. and Harriett (Boyce) Reese. Paul was a 1941 graduate of Shelby High School and was a Navy veteran of World War II. He retired in 1988 from Uforma Shelby Business Forms after 46 years of service where he was instrumental in implementing the Printing Specialties and Paper Products Union at Shelby Business Forms. He was a member of Shelby Owls, Shelby American Legion O’Brien Post 326 and had been the treasurer of the Eastern Conference of Graphic Communications International Union. He enjoyed playing euchre.
Paul is survived by his children: Michael (Karen) Reese of Peach Tree City, GA, Daniel Reese (Carol Knapp) of Shelby, Timothy (Lisa) Reese of Oklahoma, Steven (Victoria) Reese of Shelby, Sharon Reese (Lamont Wilkins) of Shelby, Linda (Thomas) Piscitello of Brecksville, OH, Sarah (Steve) Shifley of Florida, Laura (Terry) Leach of Crestline; 22 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren. Paul was preceded in death by his wife: Patricia H. (Yetzer) Reese in 1992, 2 sisters: Jane Paine and Annabelle Shepherd, a brother: Robert Reese and 2 grandsons: Ryan Dunn and Thomas Piscitello, Jr.
Friends may call on Thursday, September 22, 2011 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be conducted on Friday, September 23, 2011 at 10 AM with Father Nick Cunningham officiating. Burial will be in Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Cemetery with military honors by Shelby American Legion.
Memorial expressions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio or to Shelby American Legion.
On-line condolences may be made at penwellturner.com