Ella L Reed
Ella L Reed, age 91, of Providence Place, Pine Grove, formerly of Johnstown, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at her residence.

She was born on Friday, February 10, 1928, in Johnstown, a daughter of the late James Collins and the late Margaret Wagner Collins.

She was a 1947 graduate of the former Greater Johnstown Area High School.

Ella was a school bus driver for Richland Twp School District; she also was the bookkeeper for her late husbands service station in Johnstown and a Notary Public.

She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Johnstown, where she was active in the Missionary Outreach Program.

Ella was a former member of the Solomon Run Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and the VFW Post 7524 Ladies Auxiliary of South Fork.

Her husband William S Reed, Sr passed away in 2010. She was also preceded in death by her parents; by a brother, James Collins; a sister, Linda Knipple; and her best friend, Eva Vrobel.

She is survived by two sons, William S Reed, Jr and his wife Monica of Camp Hill, and Leo Kim Reed and his wife Connie of Hegins; a daughter, Michele A Siplivy and her husband Gary of Shermans Dale; a grandson, Todd Reed and his wife Kristin; five granddaughters, Shannon Rogers and her husband Greg, Brooke Ward and her husband Matt, Jennifer Renninger and her husband Jason, Julia Reed, and Katie Siplivy; five great-grandchildren, Peyton, Brighton, and Everett Renninger, and Charlotte and Sawyer Reed; and by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, on Friday, October 25, 2019, at 11:00 am, with Rev. Curtis Zemencik officiating.

A viewing will be held from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on Friday at the funeral home.

Burial will be made in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

Memorial contributions can be made to Compassus Hospice, 1001 James Drive, Suite B34, Leesport PA 19533.

Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.
Published on October 20, 2019

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