Margaret Theora Reese passed away peacefully in her home in Shoreline, WA on August 10th, 2020. She was a mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, and best friend. She will be remembered by her daughters: Mary Simpson (Dan) and Denise Lucey (Wayne); Her grandchildren: Kathryn Spisso, Joe Spisso (deceased) and great grandson, Joey Spisso; Her siblings: John Emel (Cory Ryan), Barbara Emel (Dean Dale), Gwendolyn Emel, Robert Emel, and Jacqueline Time (Tom); and her many nieces and nephews.
Marge was born in Seattle and spent her childhood in Alakanuk, Alaska (AK) where her family lived. Her mother, Ruth Johnson, was from Marshall, AK and her father, John T. Emel, was from Valdez, AK. Her Dad owned and operated a cannery in Alakanuk, Alaska. The family permanently moved back to Washington in 1962. Marge received her nursing degree and worked for many years caring for others. She was our best friend, confidant, and greatest supporter. We will cherish her memory and kind soul for years to come.
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