Lillian L. Reed

 September 7, 1924 ~ May 13, 2013





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 and antiques.

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 nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

Friends will be received Friday, May 17, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. (Noon) to 1:00 p.m. 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 Chestnut.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to Seneca Hills Bible Conference, 267 Damascus Rd., Polk, PA 16342.



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