Frank H. Reed, 90, a long-time resident of Claremont, NH,passed away on March 21, 2022. He was born in Claremont on July 1, 1931, the son of Albert and Abbie Reed of Unity, NH; he graduated from Stevens High School in 1948. He was proud of his service in the United States Navy from 1951-1955.
He married his wife, Maryellen McCullough Reed, in 1957. In 1958 they made Claremont their home.
Frank spent the majority of his working life as a mechanic. He worked for his brother, Ed, at Ed’s Equipment Service, which was then bought by Frank’s son, Scott, and became Reed Truck Services. He worked for the family business for more than 60 years. Frank went to work every day until he was 85 years old, working alongside his sons. Frank enjoyed spending his time fixing challenging projects, but never let tasks get in the way of telling a good story. He had a warm smile and great sense of humor.
Frank is survived by his wife of 64 years, Maryellen McCullough Reed; his son Scott Reed and his wife Katie of Claremont; his son Jeffrey Reed and his wife Meagan, and their daughters, Molly and Emma of Sunapee, NH; his sister-in-law Margery Reed; his brother Edwin Reed and his wife Barbara; his brother Ralph Reed; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Charlie Reed. Frank was a friend to many.
Calling hours will be on Saturday, March 26 from 10:00am – 12:00pm at Stringer Funeral Home with a brief prayer service at 12:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sullivan County Humane Society.
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