He is survived by his children Matthew J, (Samantha) Reed of Larimer, and Dennis P. (Marie) Reed of North Huntingdon; his grandchildren Lacey, Ryan, Michael, Zachary, and Aidan Reed; siblings, Margaret (Jim) Bash of Ligonier, Shirley (Clark) Cribbs of Commodore, Donna Stormer of Ligonier, Richard Patterson of Clymer, and Frances (John) Oswalt of Penn Run; sister in law Diane (the late Thomas) Weaver of Irwin and Dennis (Natalie) Majercik of North Huntingdon; also nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the William Snyder Funeral Home Inc., 521 Main Street, Irwin, 724-863-1200, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday with Rev. Janice Altenburger, officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers a contribution can be made to the Disabled American Veterans at www.dav.org. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.
Originally published March 13, 2017.