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Ruth M. Reed

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Ruth M. Reed Obituary
Sunderland, VT - Ruth Marion Reed, 82, a long time resident of Sunderland, died on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Bennington Health and Rehab. after a long illness.

She was born July 30, 1935, in Bennington, the daughter of Orrin F. and Marion E. (Stratton) Hall.

Ruth attended schools in the Bennington area. She worked various jobs in her life, including Mack Molding in Arlington, Vermont.

Ruth is survived by her four children: Wendy Stowe, Truman Eaton, Leora (Bruce) Mattison and Rose (Michael) Lanfear; a step-daughter, Teresa Wilcher; thirteen grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; seven step-great grandchildren; her step-mother Lila Hall, a sister, Sally Callins; two brothers, Donald and Brian Hall and numerous nieces and nephews.

Ruth was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Ernest "Sky" Reed; a step- daughter, Lucinda Slade; and her brother, Orrin E. Hall.

A private service will be held in the spring.

We would like to extend a very special thank you to the staff at Bennington Health and Rehab for all of their kind help and consideration.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Second Chance Animal Shelter or the Bennington Health and Rehab, Activities Fund, and left with the Mahar and Son Funeral Home in Bennington.

Guestbook condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net

Published in Bennington Banner on Dec. 19, 2017
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