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Marian L. (Watson) Reed

September 12, 1919 ~ October 19, 2017 (age 98)



Marian L. Reed, 98, of Carlisle, passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle Hospital.  


Born September 12, 1919 in Carlisle, she was a daughter of the late Robert H. and Susan L. (Strickling) Watson and was the widow of Walter A. Reed.


Mrs. Reed had been employed in the Laundry at Carlisle Barracks.


She was a member of West Street A.M. E. Zion Church, Carlisle and was also a member of the “Golden Girls of Carlisle”, an age 80+ group of women.


Surviving are a son:  Walter Reed ( wife Helen) of Carlisle; a daughter:  Leona Hamilton (Edward) of Denver, CO;  Grandchildren:  Edward Hamilton Jr.,  Karen Hamilton-Hippe (J.P.), Dawn Reed-Green, Stacey Reed-Revis (Clifford), and Jason Reed;  Great Grandchildren:  Antwhan Green (Michelle), Austin Green (Leah), Nina Revis, Autumn Revis;  Great Great Grandchildren:  Adriana and Andre’ Green and Syrus Revis.  Nieces and Nephews:  Lois Boswell, Susan Thompson, Paul Boswell, Russell Boswell, Marian Stinson, Howard Boswell, Richard Boswell, Ralph Reed, Jr., Raymond Thompson, Curtis Thompson, and Paul Boswell as well as a host of other relatives and friends.


Funeral Services will be held at 12 Noon on Monday, October 30, 2017 from the Ronan Funeral Home, 255 York Road, Carlisle, with the Rev. Vearnol P. Hazel, Jr. officiating.  Burial will follow in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens.  Viewing will be at the funeral home on Monday from 11:00 A. M. until time of service.


Memorial contributions may be made to West Street A. M. E. Zion Church, 136 S. West St., Carlisle, Pa 17013.



 Service Information

October 30, 2017

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Funeral Service
October 30, 2017

12:00 PM

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