Jane Burg Rayes Reese
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Jane Burg Rayes Reese
  • July 18, 1938 - November 19, 2017
  • Las Vegas, Nevada

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Jane Burg Rayes Reese: 79 years old, lost her battle on Sunday, November 19, at 7:52 P.M., (PST). Wife of the late Melvin V. Rayes by first marriage and Ralph (Red) Reese by second marriage. Mother of the late Michael Vincent Rayes (Kelly), Laurie Rayes Healy Darrel and Steven P. Rayes (Lauren). Grandmother of Hayley and Betsy Rayes; Shannon and Megan Healy; and Spencer Rayes. Great grandmother of Sophia Jane Barrera, Michael Jacob Barrera, and Aubrey Marie Healy. Daughter of the late Frank L. Burg Sr. and Margaret Powers Burg. Sister of Marie Louise Burg Powers and the late Thelma B. Hauser, Frank L. Burg Jr., Patricia B. Deroche, Ashton Burg, John Pershing Burg and Gerard Burg. Sister in law of Joan R. Ponthieurx. Life long friends of Rita Tamor Keesee and Aileen Gahagan Foley. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.



Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a celebration of Jane’s life. A mass will be celebrated at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., on Friday, December 08, 2017 at 12pm. A visitation will begin at 10am. Inurnment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery. To view and sign the guest book, visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.