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SIDNEY J. RESO

 SIDNEY J. RESO
 FLORHAM PARK, N.J., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Sidney J. Reso,


President of Exxon Company, International and a Vice President of Exxon Corporation, died after being kidnapped on April 29. He was 57 years old and lived in Morris Township, N.J.
 Born in New Orleans, Mr. Reso attended St. Anthony's Parochial School and St. Aloysius High School. He graduated from Louisiana State University in 1957, with a B.S. Degree in Petroleum Engineering. He joined Exxon as a Junior Engineer, and after Production Department assignments in Louisiana and Texas, joined the Natural Gas Department in 1962. In 1963, he became Coordinator of Planning and Evaluation for Humble Gas Transmission Company in New Orleans and in 1965 transferred to Esso Standard Oil (Australia) Ltd. in Sydney as Chief Engineer. He became manager of the Natural Gas Department in 1967.
 Mr. Reso returned to the United States in 1969 as Operations Manager for Exxon's East Texas Production Division. In 1971, he moved to New Orleans as Assistant Manager of the Southeastern Production Division and returned to Australia in 1972 as a director of Esso Australia. In 1973, Mr. Reso returned to the United States as manager of the East Texas Production Division, and in 1974 was named Operations Manager in the Headquarters Production Department. In 1975, he moved to London, England, as Vice President of Esso Europe and Managing Director of Esso Petroleum Company, Ltd.
 In 1978, Mr. Reso returned to the United States as Vice President- Gas of Exxon Corporation, and in July, 1980 became Vice President- Production, Exxon Company, USA. He was appointed Senior Vice President and a member of the Management Committee in July, 1981, and was named Executive Vice President in May, 1985. In March, 1986, he was named Executive Vice President of Exxon Company, International, and was appointed President in January, 1988.
 Mr. Reso received Distinguished Alumni awards from St. Aloysius High School and Louisiana State University. He was a member of the Tau Beta Pi and Pi Epsilon Tau honorary societies, and was named to the LSU Engineering Hall of Distinction in 1983. He was a member of the Board of the LSU Foundation, a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and the American Petroleum Institute. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Patricia Armond Reso; three daughters, Robin Michelle of St. Louis, Cyd Noel of Houston, and Renee Elizabeth of Washington, D.C.; his son Christopher Matthew of Vacaville, Calif.; his mother Josephine Agnes Reso; two brothers, Robert A. Reso and Warren A. Reso; and a sister, Mary Agnes Brauner; all of New Orleans. Mr. Reso's son, Gregory Steven Reso, died in 1987.
 Mr. Reso will be remembered as a caring leader of people, a lover of music and history, a loving husband and generous father,, and a force for good in the lives of all the people he touched.
 There will be a wake at the Lade Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Boulevard, New Orleans, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., on Wednesday, July 1. The funeral mass will be held at Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, on the Loyola University campus, 6367 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 2. Burial will follow at the Lake Lawn Metairie Cemetery.
 In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to a memorial scholarship fund established at Louisiana State University. Contributions may be directed to the LSU Foundation for The Sidney J. Reso LSU Memorial Scholarship Fund, 3960 West Ladeshore Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808.
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