Updated: Feb 5, 2019
Maynard Washington Reese died on the 2nd of December, 1947 in Aurora, Cayuga County, New York, at the age of 73. He was buried two days later in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Union Springs, Cayuga County, New York.
His obituary was printed in The Auburn Citizen Advertiser on Wednesday, December 3, 1947, and his funeral was mentioned in the Union Springs News on December 11th.
"Maynard W. Reese, 73, died Tuesday morning at his home near Aurora after a long illness. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Ada Temple Reese; three daughters, Mrs. Edith Large and Miss Alberta Reese, both of Aurora, and Mrs. Ann Griswald, Union Springs; four sons, John of Groton and Ernest, Kenneth and Leo Reese of Aurora; nine grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Hannah Rider of Danville, Pa. and two brothers, Clinton Reese of Muncy, Pa., and Charles Reese of Hughesville, Pa. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Levanna Presbyterian Church, the Rev. Dr. Harris Steward of Aurora Presbyterian Church officiating."