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Ruth H. Reed

Thursday, March 27, 2014 by The Press in Obituaries

CASD school nurse

Ruth H. Reed, 70 of Northampton, died March 14, 2014, at her home.

Born in East Earl, she was a daughter of the late George and Elizabeth (Newswanger) Reed and step-daughter to the late Anna (Weaver) Reed.

She earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from Albright College and a master's degree in education from Temple University.

She was employed by Catasauqua Area School District as a school nurse for the middle and senior high schools for 27 years before retiring in 2003.

She was of the Mennonite faith.

She is survived by a companion; Woody Greene of Northampton; three brothers, Harold and his wife Barbara Reed of Lititz, John and his wife Carolyn Reed of Harrisonburg, Va. and Paul and his wife Ethel Reed of Dayton, Va.; two sisters, Dorcas Danner of Hanover and Irene and her husband Jay Zimmerman of Denver; a step-daughter, Leann and her husband Walter Breymier of Northampton; nieces; and nephews.

She was predeceased by a sister, Anna Mary.

Contributions may be offered In lieu of flowers to The Alzheimer's Association–Pennsylvania branch, c/o the funeral home, 2119 Washington Ave. Northampton, 18067.

Arrangements were made by Schisler Funeral Home Inc.