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“Hazel and family, We are so very sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved Al. May God give you all the peace and comfort that only he can give you...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Scott and Cindy Grove - OH

“Hazel,We are so sorry to hear about Al's passing this week. Our hearts grieve with you, but do so with Hope...the Hope that Al is seeing His Savior...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Josh and Kim Grusendorf - Medina, OH

“I did not know Alan very well, just could tell that he loved my cousin Hazel! ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Barbara Hofrichter - Jay, NY

4 of 16 | Posted by: Richard - Wickliffe, OH

“Al and I have known each other for over 45 years. He always had a big smile and a good word. He was the best! I'll miss him at our monthly breakfasts...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Cliff Olm - Rocky River

“And the angels carried Al into paradise. Could be they harmonized on the way.It is a bittersweet memory he went home about the time singing at church...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Carol Bozic - Parma Heights, OH

“Al has been and will always be a Dear Friend, confidant, and many faceted champion, an honest, kind and caring gentleman. Thanks for sharing your...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Richard Klym - Naples, FL

“So sorry for your loss Hazel. He was a wonderful man. Our loss is Heaven's gain. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Nancy Wolf

“Heaven gets sweeter still with Alan's home going. What a hole though he has left in so many hearts and especially your's Hazel. He was special and...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Bonnie Guenther - Olmsted Twp, OH

“Hazel,We are shocked. We didn't know Al had been in the hospital. We know that you will miss him so very much. We will all miss him too. He is an...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Wendy and Scott Knapik - Phoenix, AZ

“Hazel, we are so very sorry for the Loss of Your Husband. He was an amazing Man and Our Church Family will deeply miss Him, but Rejoicing that He is...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Bill and Chris Price - Medina, OH

“Loved Al so much, he always gave me a hard time asking what I was carrying in my guitar case. His dry sense of humor and sincere love for others...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Bob Tornabene - OH - Friend

“We will miss you at Church on Sunday's morning joining your friend's at the table for coffee and small talk. My sympathy Hazel. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Dell Brenner - Strongsville, OH

“Al was a person I looked forward to seeing anytime anywhere. I loved his love for God and people. He loved to have a good time and he loved to make...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Dennis Barta - Strongsville, OH

“Al will be missed VERY MUCH by this little baritone bud of his. I do know this.....besides his love for Haz, he loved his Jesus. Al, save me a...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Gregory Batchelor - RIVERVIEW, FL

“As most families of the barbershop family know that for years my family and myself have hosted a Saturday "woodshedding" get together. This came...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Sharron Bricker - Chagrin Falls, OH

ALAN T. REESE, age 71. Beloved husband of Hazel for 25 years; devoted father of Sandra Clere and David Reese; cherished grandfather of Kaci and Makenna Clere; caring brother of Janet Colaluca, and the late Molly Knapik. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. For 42 years, he was a diligent employee for NCR Corporation. As a competitive runner, he completed many marathons and local races. He was a singer for over 50 years with the Barbershop Harmony Society, and a member of the 2011 International Senior Champion "Over Easy" Barbershop Quartet. His infectious humor and selfless acts overflowed and were continuously demonstrated, especially through his church family. Al gave a final gift of sight through organ donation. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Grace Church, Barbershop Harmony Society:, or A Celebration of Life Service will be 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Grace Church. Interment private at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. The family will receive friends THURSDAY 2 – 4 & 6 – 7 PM at GRACE CHURCH, 7393 PEARL RD., MIDDLEBURG HTS., OH 44130