Arrangements for Bernard E. Reese, age 70, of Morristown, are with Frary Funeral Home, 515 Caroline Street.

There will be no funeral services.

Mr. Reese passed away on January 14, 2014 at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center with his loving wife by his side.

Mr. Reese is survived by his wife, Mary; a stepson, Thadd Ferguson; a stepdaughter, Becky Green and two grandchildren, Drew and Lucy Green. Bernard was predeceased by a son-in-law, Dean Green and a brother, Ronald Reese.

Mr. Reese was born on July 2, 1943, in Ogdensburg, the son of Gibson and Lula D-wight Reese. He graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1962. He married Mary Como in Heuvelton on December 26, 1987. He served in the United States Navy in 1963 and was honorably discharged in 1965.

Bernard worked as a therapy aide at the Children and Youth Unit at St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center in Ogdensburg for over 43 years.

He enjoyed working on cars and at one time ran a motorcycle shop.

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