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Jan Louise Wilson Reese, 67, of Fairmont, passed away on Wednesday (Oct. 5, 2016) at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport.
She was born Dec. 18, 1948, in Fairmont, a daughter of Martha Ann Pitzer Wilson and the late George O. Wilson. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Gerald Bronson Reese III.
Jan was a 1966 graduate of Fairmont Senior High School and a 1968 graduate of Fairmont State College with a secretarial degree.
She was a member of Everlasting Church in Fairmont. Jan retired in 2014 from Time Warner Cable with more than 21 years of service as a customer service representative. She enjoyed volunteering at church, visiting Amish Country with her husband, crafting and spending time at her grandchildren's activities.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her sons, Chad and his wife Heather Reese of Winchester, Virginia, Jason and his wife Kimberly Reese of East Granby, Connecticut; her grandchildren, Drew and Drake Reese and Kilian Reese; her sister, Kathy and her husband Jerry Haymond of Fairmont; her mother-in-law, Geraldine Reese; a sister-in-law, Peggy Keller; and her nieces and nephews, Jennifer Ford, Matthew Haymond, Beth Ann Haymond.
Memorial donations may be made in her memory to the Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Department of Eosinophilic Esophagitis, P.O. Box 5202, Cincinnati, OH 45201 or at giving.cincinnatichildrens.org.
Friends and family may visit the family from 4-6 p.m. Saturday at the Everlasting Church, 17 Everlasting Drive, Fairmont. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday in the church, with Pastor Roy Weese, Pastor Robert Rowan and Pastor Josh Morgan officiating. Cremation services will be held and burial will be held at a later date.
Online condolences may be made to www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on October 7, 2016
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