family owned & operated over 4 generations. established 1932 We pride ourselves on honesty & incredible customer service. Jack Thompson 1932 | Founder Founded in Erie, PA by Jack Thompson in 1932. Located on 10th and East Avenue, while a second location was built on Peach Street. Dan & Carol Reese 1974 | Owners Jack Thompson's daughter, Carol, married Dan Reese. They became involved with the business and later assumed ownership from Jack in 1974. Jim & Donna Reese 1991 | Owners Dan & Carol's son, Jim Reese, started working the business at a very young age. Jim & his wife Donna assumed ownership from Dan in 1991. Ryan Reese 2015 | Part Owner In 2015, Ryan Reese assumed part ownership, along with his brother Shane and father, Jim. Shane Reese 2015 | Part Owner In 2015, Shane Reese assumed part ownership, along with his brother Ryan and father, Jim.