Louis Elmer "Popcorn" Reese

October 1, 1950 ~ October 5, 2021 (age 71)

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On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, Louis Elmer "Popcorn" Reese, age 71, of Lowellville, OH passed away at St. Elizabeth Hospital - Boardman, OH. He was born in Cranberry Township, PA on October 1, 1950 to Thomas A. Reese and Hazel (Waller) Reese. 

He is survived by his loving wife, Kathryn (O'Donnell) Reese; children, Sheldon Reese of Boardman, OH, Louis B. Reese of Lowellville, OH, Heather Reese of New Springfield, OH, Jennifer (Bryan Martin) Reese of Boardman, OH; grandchildren, Madalyn Zurcher, Dominic Reese, Ezekiel Louis Martin of Boardman, OH; siblings, Shirley Rounds of Girard, OH, Rosetta Green of Niles, OH; brothers-in-law, John (Mary) O'Donnell of Girard, OH, Vince (Ron Quam) O'Donnell of Cincinatti, OH, Bernie O'Donnell of Austintown, OH, Kevin O'Donnell of the Westside of Youngstown; many nieces and nephews. 

Besides his parents, Popcorn was also preceded in death by his siblings, Marjorie Baskeyfield, Beverly Seman, Bessie Projnstajn, Elton Reese, William Green, Robert Green, David Green, Ethel Davidson and Jane Burr.

"Popcorn" worked in transport as a driver delivering heavy equipment to the oil fields, he was a lover of classic music and cars, chocolate covered cherries, motorcycles and anything with an engine. He was an all-American country boy! 

Viewing and Visitation with the family is on Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 12 (noon) - 3pm at Cremation and Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc. 3896 Oakwood Ave. Austintown, OH 44515.

Family requests material donations to American Diabetes Society.

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October 9, 2021

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc.
3896 Oakwood Ave.
Austintown, OH 44515


American Diabetes Association
PO Box 7023, Merrifield VA 22116-7023
Tel: 1-800-342-2383

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