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Dianne S. (Reed) Reed
July 27, 1940 ~ September 13, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
Dianne S. Reed, 83, formerly of Saxton, PA, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at Meadow View Nursing Center, Berlin. She was born on July 27, 1940, in Huntingdon, PA, the only child of the late Chalmer D. and Elizabeth Virginia (Cunningham) Reed. On September 2, 1961, she married Thomas W. Reed at the Stonerstown Church of the Brethren. He preceded her in death on February 23, 2006.
She is survived by two daughters: Sherri married to Timothy Whalen and Mary Elizabeth “Betsy” married to Joseph DeBlase; and three beloved grandsons: Devon Johns, Levi DeBlase and Samuel DeBlase.
She is also survived by her lifelong best friend, Debbie Shontz.
Dianne was a lifelong member of the Stonerstown Church of the Brethren.
A 1958 graduate of Saxton Liberty High School, Dianne went on to graduate from Medical Secretarial School in Hagerstown, MD.
She worked as a Hospital Ward Clerk at Nason Hospital and later as a Daycare Center Aide in Stonerstown.
She enjoyed shopping, traveling (especially her trips to Ocean City, NJ) and collecting Elvis memorabilia. Most of all, she adored her three grandsons; they were the lights of her life.
Friends and Family will be received on Friday, September 15, 2023, at Akers Funeral Chapel, 715 Church Street, Saxton, PA 16678 from Noon through and including the funeral service at 2:00 P.M., also at Akers Funeral Chapel. Pastor Mary Garvey will be officiating. Burial will be at the Brumbaugh Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Dianne’s memory to the Stonerstown Church of the Brethren, 14th St, Saxton, PA 16678 or Brumbaugh Cemetery Association, 210 Randolph Road, Salem, VA 24153.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.akersfuneralchapel.com
Arrangements by Akers Funeral Chapel, 715 Church Street, Saxton, PA 16678.