Susan Reed

Susan E. Reed (Somers)

Sunday, December 18th, 1921 - Saturday, October 12th, 2019
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Susan E. (Somers) Reed, 97, of Pennsburg, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Phoebe Richland Health Care in Richlandtown. She was the loving wife of the late Edward L. Reed, Sr., founder of Reed Sign Company in Pennsburg. They shared 75 years of marriage together before his passing in September of 2016.

She was born on December 18, 1921 in Philadelphia to the late William A. and Annie S. (Bernhardt) Somers.

Susan was a 1939 graduate of Mastbaum Area Vocational-Technical School majoring in home economics. She spent her years raising and loving her family.

Surviving are her sons: Edward L. Reed, Jr. and wife, Elaine H. of Macungie, Robert A. Reed, Sr. and wife, Linda S. of Red Hill, and Ronald E. Reed and wife, Wanda L. of Pennsburg; seven grandchildren: Edward T. Reed and wife, Connie, Denise E. Schwind and husband, Brian, Debra L. Long, Jennifer L. Duka and husband, Matthew, Robert A. Reed, Jr. and wife, Tara, Jason S. Reed and wife, Amy, and Kristin N. Ott and husband, David; 12 great-grandchildren: Erica, Madalyn, Justin, Cody, Amanda, Alyssa, Shae, Boris, Malachi, Zachary, Nathan, Abigail, Colton and Quinton; one great-great-granddaughter: Elliana; and a sister: Mary Rudolph.

She is predeceased by nine siblings: William, Edward, Edna, John, Anna, Joseph, Bertha, Helen and Catherine.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Services entrusted to Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, 222 Washington St., East Greenville, PA 18041. Offer sympathy to the family at

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Endowment Fund, 81 N. Main Street, Pennsburg, PA 18073.
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Carol Elias

Posted at 08:33pm
To the Reed families,
Please accept my sincere sympathy in the passing of your mother, grandmother & great-grandmother. She was a sweet woman who dearly loved all of you.
Carol Elias

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