Gary Reese

Obituary of Gary J. Reese

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Gary J. Reese, of Wurtsboro, passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at home. He was 70.

He was the son of the late John and Pearl (Wolters) Reese, born on October 24, 1951 in Queens, NY.

Gary worked as a painter and carpenter. In his free time he enjoyed going to car races, car shows, boating, fishing and camping. But above all else he loved his family and they were first and foremost in his life and heart. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He will be deeply missed.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife Babs P. Reese, whom he married on October 28, 1972; his children Sara Reese (Otis Pulos) and Paul Reese (Jenna); grandchildren Makayla, Destiny, Marriah, Dominic and John; great-grandchildren Brody and Kayden; as well as his canine companion Madison. He was predeceased by his canine companion Bella.

A celebration of Gary's life will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements under the care of Colonial Memorial Funeral Home, for further information call 845-434-7363 or visit

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