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Ruth Virginia (Ross) Reed

November 14, 1930 ~ June 22, 2021 (age 90)


Ruth Virginia (Ross) Reed, 90 of Adamstown, Maryland; went to be with The Lord on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at her son’s home in Everett, PA.  She was born on November 14, 1930 in Saxton, PA; a daughter of the late Vinton H. and Mary (Dick) Ross.  She was united in marriage to William W. Reed; he preceded her in death on March 22, 2015.  She is survived by son Steve Reed married to Susan (Shaw), Everett, PA; siblings Phyllis Dixon, NC and William Ross, Manns Choice, PA; grandchildren Gregory A. Reed and wife Cara, Jennifer S. Reed, and Meredith A. Rodriguez-Reed and husband Alex, and great-grandchildren Ethan F. Coker, Alexis C. M. Coker, Lillian M. Reed, and great-grandson due in July 2021, Stephen A. Rodriguez-Reed and many nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents and husband she was preceded in death by daughter Deborah K. Reed and sisters, Doris Bremer and Josephine Edwards. 

Ruth spent most of her working years as a homemaker. She attended St. Joseph-on-Carrollton Manor Catholic Church.

She enjoyed watching westerns and sports on TV.

At Ruth’s request all services will be held privately.

If friends so desire memorial contributions may be made in memory of UPMC Family Hospice, 20 Sheraton Drive, Altoona, PA 16601.

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Arrangements by Akers Funeral Home, Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 15537.

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