John W. Reed, 60, of Catawissa, a native of Mt. Carmel, passed away September 17, 2022, very peacefully, surrounded by family, at his residence, following a long battle with Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Born in Fountain Springs, November 16, 1961, at the former Ashland State General Hospital, he was the son of late Walter and Rita McIntyre Bierowski. He attended Mt. Carmel High School. He was employed as a Yard Jockey for Autoneum Automotive of North America, Bloomsburg, until his retirement. John was a strong courageous man, a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was an avid hunter, animal lover, and very strong follower of Jesus Christ. John attended the L.C.B.C. Church, Bloomsburg.
Wife: Beth Stecker Reed, married 34 years
Son: Evan Reed and his wife Kendall, Catawissa
Son: Hayden Reed and his fiance Kailee Gulley, Scottsdale, Arizona
Sister: Mary Carol Bechtel, Ashland
Brother: Robert Reed and his wife Gretchen, Marion Heights
Grandchildren: Paisley and Brantley Jurinko
At John’s request, there will not be a funeral service at this time. Memorials may be made to the Team Gleason Foundation, P.O. Box 24493, New Orleans, LA., 70184. To donate on line: teamgleasoin.org.
Visit www.Fritzfuneralhome.com. The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of funeral arrangements.
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