Ernest Edward Rea Jr. passed away peacefully on January 20, 2023 at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Mary Houlihan Rea. Father of Edward J. Rea (Belinda), Michael J. Rea (Tansy), Danny J. Rea (Mitzi), and the late Donna M. Allen. Son of the late Ernest Edward Rea Sr. and Caroline Morin Rea. Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Ernest served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He owned and operated Rea Air Conditioning and Heating Service for 50 years.
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