Ernest S. Reed November 2, 1950 - August 10, 2023
Ernest S. Reed, 72, Emmaus PA, passed away on August 10, 2023. Ernest, fondly known as Ernie, was born to Ernest and Margaret Reed on November 2, 1950, in Lykens PA. He was a graduate of Susquehanna High School and Marshall University with a double major in advertising and journalism. He was a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. During his years at Marshall, he met his wife of 52 years, Patricia “Tricia” Reed. After graduation, Ernie began his advertising career with The Republican Newspaper, Springfield MA, and continued his successful career for over 40 years. He continued to follow and watch Marshall’s football and the Eagles. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren play baseball and basketball, cooking, listening to music, boating, and going to their Jersey shore home. Survivors: wife; daughter, Diana; son-in-law, Chris, grandchildren, Alex, Marley. Services: A private memorial service was held on August 16, 2023, in Grandview Cemetery, Allentown PA. Arrangements were entrusted to STEPHENS FUNERAL HOME, INC. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, to Wounded Warrior Project.
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