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Nancy Jean Reese

Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Asbury United Methodist Church

Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 3:00 pm

Asbury United Methodist Church


Nancy Jean Cunningham Reese, 83, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away, Saturday, June 11, 2022, at her home with her loving family.

Born Tuesday, January 24, 1939 in Hagerstown, MD, she was the daughter of the late Walter (Bill) Daniel Cunningham and the late Laura (Dolly) R. Cunningham.

She graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1956.

Nancy began her career at Potomac Edison then left to be a homemaker and raise her two daughters. She returned to work several years later and retired from First Federal Bank in 1992.

After retirement she enjoyed caring for her grandchildren in the summers and spending the winters in Florida with her husband, Perry. During her lifetime, Nancy was involved with the LCW, the Red Hat Society and many church activities. She participated in her very own art show and several quilt shows.

Nancy was very active. She enjoyed sewing, painting, reading, gardening, baking and traveling. She was a devoted wife for 63 years.

She is survived by her two daughters, Tamara Derr and friend Doug Snodderly of Hagerstown, MD, and Teresa Jensen and husband Duane of Charles Town, WV; grandson, Joshua Konecki of Hagerstown, MD; granddaughter, Elizabeth Roane and Ryan Akers of Williamsport, MD; two brothers, Walter G. Cunningham and wife Nancy, and Thom Cunningham and wife Carolyn; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Perry Franklin Reese.

Family will receive friends Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 110 West North St., Charles Town, WV 25414 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm for visitation. The service will be at 3:00 with the Rev. Thom Cunningham and Pastor Duane Jensen officiating. There will be a meal to follow at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Nancy’s name to Hospice of Washington County,11370 Caring Pathway Lane, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Online condolences may be expressed at


Guest Book

As you walk through this time of grief, may the presence of the Lord bring you comfort. We will always remember Nancy's smile and positive attitude. Take comfort in knowing that she is with Perry in Glory.

Gary & Marilyn Nunamaker
Sharpsburg, Maryland

What a lovely lady! The world was a better place with her in it. We will always remember her warm personality and her sweet smile. You will be in our thoughts and prayers in the days ahead. May fond memories and the love that surrounds you be of comfort and bring you peace. With deepest sympathy, Mike and Pam Gouker

Mike and Pam Gouker
Hagerstown, MD

Wow..we were shocked and saddened to hear about your Mom's passing. Teresa..she was always one of my favorite people as was your Dad. ALWAYS smiling and with a kind word. We are sorry for your loss and also sorry that we cannot convey this in person. Know that are thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love Ed and Georgia

Ed and Georgia Barton
Hagerstown , Md

Dear Tammy and Teresa, I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Rebecca Eichelberger
Hagerstown, MD

So sorry to learn of Nancy’s passing. She was a wonderful person. My sympathies to all of the family with prayers of comfort during this difficult time.

Dawn Spessard
Hagerstown , MD

Teresa and Tammy, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Nancy. I have so many fond memories of her growing up! Prayers to you both!

Amy Eichelberger Myers
Hagerstown, MD

So sorry for your loss. Nancy was one of my favorite people. She was a sweet lady.

Sandra Ruth
Hagerstown, Md

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