Harold F. Reed Jr.


Harold F. Reed Jr., 93, of Beaver, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully at home in his sleep on May 23, 2020.

Born on March 5, 1927, in Beaver, he was the son of the late Harold F. Sr. and Mary Louise Reed. The most important thing for Harold in life was the love and devotion that he and his wife, Martha, shared for their 62 years of marriage. Family was everything to him, along with his wife, his love for his children and grandchildren extended deeply.

A lifelong resident of Beaver, Harold was a faithful member of First Presbyterian Church of Beaver, where he served as a deacon, a trustee, an Elder, and a Sunday school teacher for over 50 years. He worked as an attorney and took great pride in his work. Harold was elected to the American College of Trial Lawyers, where only 1% of lawyers in practice are elected to admittance. He was a past president of the Bar Association, Beaver Trust Company, Beaver County Branch of PA Economy League, and Beaver County United Way. Harold held the highest professional rating by the Judicial and Bar Association for over 40 years, and was esteemed by his colleagues.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Martha Johnston Reed; a brother, George; and a sister, Nancy. Harold leaves behind his four children, Jenifer (Scott) Anderson of Minneapolis; Harold F. III “Pat” (Lorie) Reed of Essex, Connecticut; Nancy L. (Michael McRoberts) Reed of Hendersonville, North Carolina; and Thomas J. (Tracey) Reed of Beaverton, Michigan; and his six grandchildren, Ian Anderson, Jeremey (Jaclyn) Anderson, Carey and Jessica Reed, and Zachary and Trent Reed.

As per Harold’s children’s request, all funeral services were private.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 252 College Avenue, Beaver, PA, 15009.

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