Tonawanda News


January 10, 2013

Anne M. Reed

NORTH TONAWANDA — Anne M. Reed, age 84, born in Philadelphia, PA and a longtime resident of North Tonawanda, NY, entered into eternal life on January 8, 2013, while at the Northgate Healthcare Facility - "Hospice at Jeanne's House", after a lengthy illness. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and loved cooking and spending time with her family and friends. She was an active member of the former Ascension and St. Joseph Church and, most recently, the OLC parish. She enjoyed many volunteer activities with her church and community and everything she did was with great love and joy. She was one of a kind and embraced life through the good and bad. She will be remembered for her compassion and kindness to others.  other of the late Gerald Reed.

She is survived by her loving husband, Michael Vincent  Reed, Jr. Loving mother of six children,  Michael (Susan) of  Mt. Laurel, NJ, Dan (the late   Blyar) of North Tonawanda, Timothy (the late Mary) of Wheatfield, Thomas (Cheryl) of North Tonawanda,  and a daughter, Annemarie (Howard) Barker of Cattaraugus, NY. Proud grandmother of 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Friends received by the family on Sunday 2-6 PM at the Brunner Funeral Home (692-3841), 156 Robinson St., North Tonawanda. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 626 Oliver St., North Tonawanda, on Monday morning at 9:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the MS Society, Diabetes Association, ALS Association or to Niagara Hospice Inc.
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