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Joan A. (Nichol) Reed

July 31, 1930 — September 11, 2017

Lisbon- A graveside service for Joan N. (Nichol) Reed formerly of 55 CR 5, Hammond will be held at the Pine Hill Cemetery, Eel Weir on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 1:00pm with Deacon Mark Lalonde officiating.  Mrs. Reed died on September 11, 2017 surrounded by her loving family in Pennsburg Manor, in Pennsburg Pennsylvania.  She moved to Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania with her daughter Kim after her husband died in 2006.

Arrangements are under the direction of LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home located at 324 New York Avenue, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.

Joan was born on July 31, 1930 in Rockville Centre, Long Island to the late George Kirby and Grace Watt Freese Nichol. She graduated from Baldwin High School. She also graduated from the St. John’s Episcopal School of Nursing in Brooklyn, NY as a Registered Nurse.  She worked for Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg, NY for 40 years as the head nurse until she retired in 1995.  She married Richard P. Reed on April 20, 1952, at the All Saints Episcopal Church in Baldwin, New York.  Mr. Reed died on May 20, 2006.

She is survived by a daughter and son in law Kim and (David) Rhoads, Gilbertsville, PA; a son, Keith Richard Reed of Gilbertsville, PA; a Grandson, Josua Corcoran, San Diego, California; a step- grandson, Sean (Catlynne) Rhoads and two great-grandsons, Jaydan and Dominic.

She is predeceased by two daughters, Karen Reed Wing and Lori Delorme, a granddaughter Jessica Delorme and a grandson Robert “Robbie” Corcoran.
She loved camping, flowers and spending every vacation and weekend at Lake Mazinaw, in Ontario, Canada.

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

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