Ruth H. Reed

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  • "Ruth: I miss you alot. We had so many memorable times..."
  • "To Laurie, Bryan and your families, You are in my thoughts..."
    - Ann Reed Rundorff
  • "Mrs. Reed was such a lovely woman. I remember visiting her..."
    - Pat McElligott
  • "My sincere condolences to Laurie, Linda, Bryan and family..."
  • "Mom, we will miss you and think of you every day. Love you..."
    - Laurie Reed
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Ruth H. Reed, 89,of Waynesburg, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 in Rolling Meadows Nursing Home, Waynesburg.
She was born August 10, 1924 in Johnstown, a daughter of the late Max and Maude Stewart Miller.
In 1942, she married Blair I. Reed, who died in 1994.
Mrs. Reed worked for Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Johnstown, as a caseworker, supervisor and manager for more than 20 years.
She was active in the quilting guild in Johnstown. She loved reading and cats. Her friends and family remember her for her amusing anecdotes, curiosity, knowledge of current events and lively conversation. She believed in tolerance of all beliefs and embraced diversity.
She is survived by a daughter, Laurie J. Reed (Linda L. Butcher) of Waynesburg; a son, David B. Reed (Andrea Miller Reed) of Columbus, Ohio; a nephew, Jordan D. Reed; a niece, Kristen N. Reed; and a daughter-in-law, Marcella Mulvaney Reed of Tucson, Ariz.
Deceased are a son, Douglas W. Reed; a sister, Eva Krause; and a brother-in-law, Harold Krause.
A memorial service will be held later this year in Grandview Cemetery in Johnstown. Memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Greene County, 183 Jefferson Road, Waynesburg, PA 15370.
Arrangements are being handled by Behm Funeral Homes Inc., 182 West High Street, Waynesburg. Condolences may be offered at

Published in Observer-Reporter on July 14, 2014
Ruth H. Reed
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