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Nancy M. Rees

February 16, 1928 — December 12, 2015

Nancy M. Rees, 87 of Orwigsburg, died Saturday at Seton Manor Orwigsburg. She was born February 16, 1928 in Pottsville daughter of the late Joseph P. and Anna Paul O’Connor. She was a graduate of Pottsville Catholic High School. Nancy was a member of St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven, Ivyside Swim Club, Pottsville, where she spent many days taking laps in the pool, and was inducted into the Allen-Rogowicz All Sports Hall of Fame for her swimming ability which she enjoyed doing. She was preceded in death by her husband, William A. Rees, on August 12, 2002; a son David Rees on October 14, 2010; 2 brothers, Joseph and Paul O’Connor. Surviving are 2, daughters, Carol Mangan, Carlisle; Paula Dodds, Orwigsburg; 3 sons, Edward Rees, Wrightsville; Richard Rees, Orwigsburg; and William Rees, York: a sister, Jean Yeasted, Pottsville: 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:00 A.M. Saturday at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Pottsville, with her nephew Monsignor John MacFarlane as celebrant. Family and friends are invited to call from 10:00 A.M. until the time of mass. The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions made to the Pottsville Soup Kitchen C/O St. Patrick Rectory, 319 Mahantongo St., Pottsville PA, 17901 or American Diabetes Association, 1701 North Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311. Interment will be private at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. James E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Pottsville, is in charge of arrangements. Please share your memories and condolences with Nancy’s family by signing the guest book at www.jehumphreyfuneralhome.com
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