Carolyn M. Reed
Carolyn M. Reed, 74, of Philipsburg, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Windy Hill Village, PSL, RD Philipsburg.
Born July 24, 1942, in Boggs Township, Clearfield County, she was a daughter of Frances Ruth (Conklin) Gearhart, whom survives of Philipsburg, and the late Merle J. Gearhart.
She was a 1960 graduate of Philipsburg-Osceola Area High School.
Carolyn was previously a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Philipsburg; and she had attended the Gospel Tabernacle Assembly of God, (Hudson) RD Philipsburg.
Carolyn was employed for 22 years with General Cigar, RD Philipsburg, until its closed. She was then employed for about 5 years with the Philipsburg-Osceola Area School District as a cafeteria monitor and school crossing guard until her retirement.
Carolyn was married on May 2, 1975, to Howard R. “Junior” Reed, Jr., whom preceded her in death on September 29, 2000.
She was also preceded in death by one son, Terry W. Welsh.
Carolyn is survived by one son, Richard W. Reed, Sr. and his wife, Alysha, of Bellefonte; and five grandchildren: Nicholas A. Showers, Richie Reed, Jr., Joey T. Reed, Aria J. Moravec and Shyanne J. Reed.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, April 1, 2017, at 11:00 am at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce Street, Philipsburg, with Rev. Michelle R. Bodle, Officiating.
Visitation will be on Friday, March 31, 2017, from 6 to 8 pm and on Saturday from 10:00 am until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Philipsburg Cemetery, Philipsburg.