OCEAN PINES — Philip Edwin Reese, 74, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born in Harrisburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Ellsworth Reese and Eleanor De Silvey Reese. He is survived by his wife, Gail C. Reese; two daughters, Suzanne Elizabeth Reese and Amy Reese Fitzhugh her husband, Jeff, of Hurlock; and two grandchildren, Hunter and Victoria Fitzhugh.
Mr. Reese had worked as a crypto-analyst for NSA for 30 years with the United States Federal Government. He was an Army veteran, who had also served in the Army Reserves and as an auxiliary policeman in Annapolis. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed singing baritone in various vocal groups.
A memorial service was held Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Community Church at Ocean Pines. The Rev. Bill Sterling officiated. Interment was private for the family. In lieu of flowers, a donation in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, Memorials and Tributes, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, Va. 23058- 5216, or to Ocean Pines Volunteer Fire Company, 911 Ocean Parkway, Berlin, Md. 21811
Arrangements are being handled by Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.