Obituary of Dorothy C. Reed
Dorothy C. Reed (nee Ash), age 86 and a longtime resident of Colwyn, passed away peacefully at her home on February 3, 2021.
She served the community for over 25 years as a crossing guard for Colwyn Borough. Dorothy was elected to the William Penn School Board and served as Vice President of William Penn School District for over 12 years. She was appointed board member for the Delaware County Intermediate Unit. She was also given great praise for the rebuilding and restoring of the Colwyn Elementary School. Dorothy had a strong presence throughout the community for her service, was an advocate for many, believed in being treated right and helping the underdog. Dorothy's heroic actions even saved a man's life at one time. Dorothy enjoyed traveling to the shore and The Grand Floridian in Walt Disney World with her family, and attending school board conventions. She loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.
Dorothy was the beloved wife of the late F. Earl Reed, Jr. and daughter of the late John F. and Winifred Ash
Survivors: Loving mother of F. Earl Reed, III, Kimberly Beth (Steven) Mullan, John F. (Constance Smith) Reed, Pamela S. Barson, cherished grandmother of Steven and Sydney Mullan and Martin and Devon Barson, dear sister of Elizabeth Cantz.
Viewing: 10:30-11:30AM on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at McCausland Garrity Marchesani Funeral Home, 343 S. Chester Pike, Glenolden PA.
Funeral Service will be held at 11:30AM on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Burial: Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to: Mother's Home Women's Shelter,51 N. MacDade Blvd. Darby, PA - 19023