John "Jack" Reick, age 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by family the morning of November 7, 2020. Jack was the son of the late Dave and Jean (nee Coyne) Reick and one of nine children. Jack was married to his devoted wife, Lee, for over 49 years, their 50th Wedding Anniversary was coming in January. He was a union printer for almost 40 years and spent over 20 years with the company, Graphic Arts, Inc. Jack was often referred to as "Mayor of Manoa" because of his friendliness and love of his Havertown neighborhood and his parish of Sacred Heart.
Jack was the loving husband of Lee (nee Barber). He was the amazing father of Mary (Chris) Dempsey, Jack (Jess) Reick and Judy (Joe) Falcone. Devoted grandfather of Ricky, Christopher, and Grace Dempsey; Michael and Mia Falcone; and Josie, Eva, and John Reick. He is also survived by his siblings: Jeanne McKenna, Bud Reick, Bob Reick, Eileen McDade, Bill Reick, Mary Jo Reick, and Jim Reick. Pre-deceased in death by his brother Frank. He leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Wednesday morning November 11 from 9:30 am until 10:45 am at Sacred Heart Church, 110 N. Manoa Road, Havertown. Funeral Mass to follow at 11 am. Click here to be directed to King Funeral Service Facebook account for a live video stream of Jack's Funeral Mass. Video will become live approximately 5 minutes before Mass starts. Interment at SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Jack's name to Sacred Heart Church would be appreciated.
COVID restrictions will be enforced and masks are required in church. The Reick family acknowledges how difficult the time is right now and understand if you are unable to attend. Please drop a note for them to read and join us through live stream.
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