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Mary Ellen Reese

April 5, 1939 January 25, 2018
Mary  Ellen  Reese
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Obituary for Mary Ellen Reese

REESE – Mary Ellen Reese, 78, passed away peacefully on January 25, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was the loving wife of the late Donald Reese for 34 years. Born April 5, 1939 in Vermont; the daughter of the late James and Agnes (McGinness) Wells.

Mary worked at Stop and Shop “cutting the cheese” in the cheese department where she enjoyed being social with all the people. She loved playing piano, country music and watching football. Mary was an avid NY Giants and Boston Red Sox fan. She also loved spending time with her grandchildren who meant the world to her.

Mary leaves a son, Donald Reese and wife Beth of New Hartford; grandchildren, Patrick, Heather and Jason; brothers, Richard Wells and wife Margaret “Peggy” of Winsted and Robert “Bob” Wells and wife Lana of Riverton; sisters, Betty Polzun and husband Dennis of TX and Susan Serafini and husband Benjamin of Winsted; sisters-in-law, Phyllis Wells of Winsted and Linda Wells of Winsted; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her daughter, Donna and brothers, James Wells, Timothy Wells and Michael Wells.

Friends may call on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Montano-Shea Funeral Home, 922 Main Street, Winsted from 4 – 6 PM with a funeral service at 6 PM. Burial will be held in the spring at Forest View Cemetery. Visit an online guestbook at


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