Updated: Feb 2, 2019
Sixty-one years ago today, an angel got her wings. The dreadful date of 9/11. Her obituary was printed in the Jamestown Post-Journal on September 13, 1954, as follows:
Mrs. Lloyd Reese
SALAMANCA - Mrs. Margaret Annie Dickinson Reese, 24, 58 Jefferson Street, wife of Rev. Lloyd Reese, pastor of the Assembly of God Church, died at 9:15 P.M., Saturday at Salamanca District Hospital, following a year's illness.
She was born Feb. 3, 1930, in Susquehanna, Pa., the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. William Dickinson. She had formerly lived for four years in Fredonia and moved here following her marriage Sept. 6, 1952, in Carthage. She was a graduate of New England Bible Institute, Framingham, Mass., in 1952.
Surviving are her parents; her husband; a daughter, Cheryl, 10 months; three sisters, Mrs. Betty Sheffield, Dunkirk, Miss Ruth Dickinson, Carthage and Mrs. Agnes Snowman, St. Petersburg, Fla.; four brothers, Benjamin Dickinson, Canandaigua, Rev. James Dickinson, Brockport, Robert Dickinson, Laconia, N.H., and Johnathan Dickinson, Carthage; and several aunts, uncles and cousins, all in New Jersey. Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. at the First Methodist Church, with Rev. Joseph Flower, New York District Superintendant of the Assembly of God and Rev. Gordon Bender, Lockport, Western New York Presbyter of the Assembly of God, officiating. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Hunt Funeral Home.
The book "Ancestors of Margaret A. Dickinson", gives Margaret's ancestry as well as many photos and memorabilia pertaining to the family. For more on this family, see the Dickinson page and the Reese page.