The Life of Marie I Reed
Marie Reed, age 90 of Pottsville, PA passed away on May 27, 2021 after a lengthy illness. Marie was the loving wife of Allan in which they shared 52 years of marriage. Marie and Allan found each other after they lost both of their spouses due to illness. They were inseparable. Marie was born on June 29, 1930 in Heckscherville, PA, a daughter of the late John and Catherine (Delaney) O'Brien. Marie attended Pottsville Catholic High School. After attending high school, Mare attended Beautician's school and became a Beautician. She kept all of her savings and opened her own beauty shop in Minersville. Marie was a great, kind, loving, and funny woman who loved to entertain and be entertained. She was wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, mother-in-law, and sister. Marie is survived by her husband of 52 years, Allan Reed; her adoring children, Daniel J. Callaghan, Douglasville, Patrick F. Callaghan and his wife Ingrid, Middletown, DE, Debra Donahue and her husband Charles D Jr., Oley, and Denise Webber and her husband Robert, Pottsville; her grandchildren Michael Callaghan and his spouse David, DE, Danielle E. Cushman and her husband Travis, Birdsboro, Stephanie A. Donahue, Oley, and Robert T. Webber Jr, Cumbola; Marie was the proud great grandmother of Grace, Molly, and Madeline Cushman, all of Birdsboro; sisters: Rose Horan, Heckscherville and Catherine Warfield, Roxborough; and a brother Joseph O'Brien, Pottsville. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday June 2, 2021 at 11AM at the St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in Saint Clair, with Msgr. William Glosser officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to a viewing on Wednesday morning from 10-11AM at the church. Marie will be interred at the Schuylkill Memorial Park Cemetery in Schuylkill Haven following her funeral Mass. Marie will be missed by all. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may by made to the St. Clare of Assisi Church at 250 East Hancock St., Saint Clair, PA 17970. The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements.