Phyllis V. Reese

AKRON, Ohio – Phyllis V. Reese, 88, passed away April 30, 2014, at her home in Akron.

She was born in Lewistown, on June 2, 1925, to the late Millard and Anna Griffith. Phyllis was a longtime friend of Dr. Bob for over 40 years and, together, they helped many individuals along their paths.

In addition to her parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by: her loving husband, Donald Reese; sister, Patty Musser; and brother, Millard Griffith Jr.

She is survived by: daughters, Sue Tobias, Joyce Reese-Cooper and Pamela (Vincent) Rosnack; sisters, Donna (Delbert) Harbst, Nancy Held and Sue (Fred) Saxton; grandchildren, Chris, Brandon, Daniel and Brianna; great-grandchildren, Dade, Alexis, Ian, Allison, Isabella and Sara; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2015, at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 N. Canton Road, Akron, Ohio.

Family and friends may call on from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the funeral home.

Interment will be at Hillside Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service, C/O Akron General Foundation, 400 Wabash Ave., Akron, OH 44307-2463.

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