Barbara Reed Obituary

July 17, 2013

in News,Obituaries

COLCHESTER — A graveside service will be held for Barbara Ann Reed, 65, who passed away peacefully on July 14 at the Vermont Respite House in Williston, on Aug. 2 at 11 a.m. at the Centre County Memorial Park, State College, Penn., Thomas E. Reed will officiate. A local service will be held at Camp Rich in Milton at a later date.
She was born on June 6, 1948, in Bellefonte, daughter of the late Joseph G. & Dorothy J. Bechdel Reed, Sr.
Barbara was a 1966 graduate of Bellefonte High School. She was a supervisor at Murata Erie in State College for many years, retiring in 2003.
She was of the Methodist faith. She enjoyed spending summers in Camp Rich in Milton for many years. She loved working with flowers and gardening. She enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family, especially her nieces and nephews.
Barbara is survived by her partner, Sydney R. White of Colchester, her siblings; Joseph G. Reed, Jr. and his wife, Pat; Dennis E. Reed, and Bonnie Shuey and her husband, Robert, all of Bellefonte. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents, Barbara was predeceased by her former partner, Deborah Goss.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Vermont Respite House, 99 Allen Brook Lane, Williston, 05495.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Minor Funeral Home, 237 Rt. 7 S. Milton, VT 05468 and Daughenbaugh Funeral Home, 106 W. Sycamore ST. Snow Shoe, PA 16874. An online guest book can be signed or condolences to the family available at or


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