Lillian L. Reed, 88,
formerly of East Metzger Avenue, Butler,
Pennsylvania, passed away after a long illness at
4:00 p.m. on May 13, 2013 at the Bartley Nursing
Home, Jackson, NJ.
Born September 7, 1924 in
Scienceville, Ohio, she was the daughter of Russell
M. Young and Mary Beham Young.
She was a graduate of Union
High School in Rimersburg and the Butler Memorial
Hospital School of Nursing. She served as a Cadet
Nurse at the Newton D. Baker Army Hospital in
Martinsburg, West Virginia in 1945 during World War
II, as a registered nurse at Butler Memorial
Hospital and as a private duty registered nurse
until her retirement in 1982. She was a member of
the Calvary Presbyterian Church, where she was a
member of the Voyagers Class, and later was a member
of Grace at Calvary Lutheran Church. Mrs. Reed
enjoyed flower gardening, music, reading, birding
She was married in the
Rimersburg Reformed Church on November 28, 1946 to
Clifford R. Reed, who passed away on June 3, 2001.
Surviving are a son, Rev. James C. Reed, pastor of
the Rose Hill Methodist Church, Rose Hill, NC; two
daughters, Mrs. Jon (Kathleen) Macrina of
Willimantic, CT and Mrs. David (Annette) Burns of
Freehold, NJ; eight grandchildren; fourteen
great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and
In addition to her parents,
she was preceded in death by one brother and one
Friends will be received
Friday, May 17, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. (Noon) to 1:00
at the Thompson - Miller Funeral
Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA.
Funeral services will be held immediately following
at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with her son, Rev.
James C. Reed officiating.
Interment will follow in the
Avenue of the Flags, Greenlawn Burial Estates, Mount
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be
Seneca Hills Bible Conference,
267 Damascus Rd., Polk, PA 16342.