Betty L. Reed
Betty L. Reed, age 85 of Malvern died Wednesday Sept 8, 2010, in Aultman Hospital. Born June 12, 1925, in Malvern, she was a daughter of Joseph and Josephine (Embrogno) Tucci.
She was a housewife and member of the Malvern United Methodist Church. She graduated from Malvern High School in 1943 and was the longest active member of Malvern American Legion Aux. #375 where she served as treasurer for many years. She was a charter member of Mayola Card Club, which was founded in 1947, and an active member of Malvern Christian Care Center.
She is survived by a daughter, Marchand (Terry L.) VanMeter of Akron; and many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to her best friends and helpmates, Glen Benedict, Donna Kettering, Mary Friend and Frances Montella.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Louis F. Reed, who died in 2002, and a brother, Carl Tucci.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be held Thursday Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with Rev. Allen Hill and Rev. Don Phelps officiating. Calling hours will be held from 4:30-6:30 prior to services. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery. Memorial contribtutions may be made to the Malvern Christian Care Center.