Welcome to the memorial page for

Barbara J. (Enama) Reese

January 4, 1918 ~ November 1, 2017 (age 99)

Barbara J. Reese, 99, formerly of Conyngham, passed away Wednesday afternoon at Fritzingertown Senior Living Community, Drums, where she had been a resident for the past five years.

Born in Weston, January 4, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Epefino Enama and Mary (Enama) Logar, and step-daughter to Florian Logar.  Prior to residing in Fritzingertown, she had lived in Conyngham for 65 years after moving from Philadelphia, where she had lived during WWII.

Barbara was a 1936 graduate of Black Creek Township High School and had worked in the office of the former Spaulding Bakery, West Hazleton.  She was a member of St. John Bosco RC Church, Sugarloaf.

She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents and step-father, by her husband Norman J. Reese, who passed away August 7, 1999; a son William Reese, 1972; and a sister Violet Mosgo.

Surviving are her son John C. “Jack” Reese and his wife Bonnie, Conyngham; two grandchildren Terri Steinek and her husband Karl, Milton, MA; and Brian Reese and his companion Katie Banks, Lewisburg; two great-grandchildren Dylan and Will Reese; and several nieces and nephews.

Her funeral will be held Saturday with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 am in St. John Bosco RC Church, 573 State Route 93, Sugarloaf.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, 49 S. Hunter Highway, Drums.  There will be no public viewing.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to St. John Bosco RC Church, PO Box 919, Conyngham, PA 18219.  

Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East) 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums is assisting the family with the arrangments.  Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com.


 Service Information

Mass of Christian Burial
November 4, 2017

9:00 AM
St. John Bosco RC Church
573 PA Route 93
Sugarloaf, PA 18249

November 4, 2017

10:15 AM
Calvary Cemetery
49 S. Hunter Highway
Drums, Pennsylvania 18222

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