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Monday, September 16, 2019
Doris D. and Oliver Stuart Reese Doris D. and Oliver Stuart Reese

Doris D. and Oliver Stuart Reese

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

of Slatington

Doris D. and Oliver Stuart Reese, of Slatington, died five days apart from each other. Oliver, 84, died Sept. 1, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown, and Doris, 82, died Aug. 27, 2019, at ManorCare-West Allen, Allentown.

They were married for 63 years.

Born in West Catasauqua, Doris was the daughter of the late Melvin H. Kressley and Isabelle (DeWalt) Radon and stepdaughter of the late Walter Radon. Born in Muncy, Oliver was the son of the late Oliver F. and Mary E. (Edkin) Reese.

They were members of Old Zionsville United Church of Christ. He served on the church council, various committees, church dinners and was superintendent of the cemetery. She helped with the church dinners and sang in the choir.

Oliver was a self-employed flooring contractor for 60 years until retiring. Doris was a graduate of Whitehall High School, Class of 1955.

They are survived by two daughters, Pauline and her husband Dane Parry and Cheryl and her husband Michael Takacs; five grandchildren, Pamela Roth, Amber Orendach with John, Cassandra Passaro-Ruffino with Sal, Tyler Passaro with Katie and Rachel Passaro; and eight great-grandchildren, Zane, Noah, Jake, Reagan, Fallon, Landyn, Michael and McKenna.

Contributions may be made in their names to the church, 5981 Fountain Road, Old Zionsville, 18068.

Arrangements were made by Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, Emmaus.