CHARLES M. D. REED Charles M. D. Reed, 97, formerly of Stuart, FL., died Friday December 12, 2008 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital in Brattleboro, VT. He was born on February 14, 1911, the son of the late William E. and Emma L. DuPuy Reed in New York, NY. He received his early education from The Collegiate School and Andover Academy, and later matriculated at Yale University where he sang with the Whiffenpoo fs of 1933. He formed the Taylor-Reed Corporation, a food manufactur ing enterprise, and worked as the joint owner operator along with Malcolm P. Taylor for 26 years. He was a member of the United States Civil Air Patrol during the second world war. He enjoyed music, sports, flying, boating, and his family. Mr. Reed is survived by two sons Abijah Reed of Putney, VT, William Reed of Keene Valley, NY, a daughter Anne Prager of Putney, VT, eight grand children: Leslie Reed, Jennifer Reed, Adam Reed, Noah Reed, Amy Storrow, John Storrow, Matthew Reed, Amanda Reed, five great grandchildre n, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three wives: Mary Lord, Vivian Intemann, and Helen Marie Collins, a brother William Reed, and three sisters Eleanor Reed, Louise Rhinelander, and Mary Bobbitt. Funeral services are to be private, and a committal will be held at a date to be announced. There will be no calling hours. The family would appreciate contributions to Hospice in lieu of flowers. Arrangeme nts are under the care of the Ker Westerlund Funeral Home 57 High St. Brattleboro, VT, 05301
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Published in the TC Palm on Dec. 19, 2008