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Harold P. Reed

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Harold P. Reed Obituary

Harold P. Reed, 90, of Ellington, husband of the late Shirley (Webber) Reed, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 26, 2014. Born in Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of the late Earl and Emma Jean (Hudson) Reed, he grew up and lived in Thompsonville and Springfield before moving to Ellington over 60 years ago. Prior to his retirement in 1987, Harold was employed at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford for 40 years. He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Rockville United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Ellington Square Dance Club. Harold enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and going on vacation to his favorite place, Bar Harbor, Maine. He liked woodworking and making clocks. He was also the family genealogist. He is survived by three sons, Allen Reed and his wife Deborah of Windsor Locks, Gary Reed of Florida, and Brian Reed and his wife Tammy of Vassalboro, Maine; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by three brothers, David, Earl and Loren Reed, and a sister, Lila Laura. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 11 a.m. in Ellington Center Cemetery, 95 Maple Street, Ellington with military honors. Memorial donations may be made to the Rockville United Methodist Church, 142 Grove Street, Vernon, CT 06066 or to the Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Road, Newington, CT 06111. Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home in Vernon is caring for the arrangements. For online condolences and guest book, please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com

Published in The Hartford Courant on May 31, 2014
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