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Melvin C. Reed

December 31, 2018

Melvin “Bud” “Buddy” Reed passed away December 31, 2018, peacefully, in his sleep surrounded by his family.

Mr. Reed was an Iron Worker for local 451 for over 61 years.  He was an avid fan of the Philadelphia Eagles.  He enjoyed watching Boxing and the Olympics.  Bird watching was his hobby.  He was the type of guy who was full of character.  His grandchildren gave him joy.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel D. Reed (Wegrzynowski); his sisters, Margaret Hollis (Reed) and Dorothy Marchese (Reed).

He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Reed; his son, Samuel Reed II; his granddaughters, Fallon Berg and Serena Reed; his grandson, Samuel Reed III; his twin brother, Samuel Reed and his wife, Geraldine; his sister, Lois Reed; and many nieces and nephews.

A Viewing will be held on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Gebhart Funeral Home, 531 Delaware St., New Castle, DE 19720. Another Viewing will be held at the Gebhart Funeral Home on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., where a Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 a.m.  Burial will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle, DE.

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