Paige Fuller Reed
Paige Fuller Reed, 79, of North East, MD, died Saturday, April 16, 2016 in the Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care in Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE.
Born in North Royalton, OH, on March 19, 1937, he was the son of John Arthur Reed and Vivian Elenor Marriott Reed.
Paige is a member of the Moore Society which traces the Reed family members back to the Mayflower. He is also associated with American Pyrotechnic Association (APA), Pyrotechnics Guild International (PGI), and the National Fireworks Association (NFA).
He retired from the U.S. Army with 22 years of service, was stationed throughout the US, Germany, and saw action in Vietnam. Upon retiring from the military he went to work for RCA in Camden, NJ. He left to pursue his love of fireworks. Paige was the founder of Fireworks Productions which once shot the July 4th fireworks displays for North East, Elkton, Havre de Grace, the Baltimore Syphomy Orchestra and other organizations and locations throughout Maryland and surrounding states and extending down to the state of Florida.. He left the display portion of the industry to become owner and operator of Patriotic Fireworks, a wholesale distributor of family fireworks.
Survived by his wife: April (Rickards) Frederici; three daughters: Renee Reed Sloan, Sheree Reed Doe, and Cathleen Reed Wisham; sister: Cheryl Lynn Reed Figure and brother: John Dale Reed; stepson: Erik Frederici; grandchildren: Brittaney Canupp, Daniel Wisham, and step grandson Michael Doe. Paige is also survived by his beloved dogs: Reginald and Sophia.
A family reunion and memorial will be held later in the year.
For condolences, visit www. crouchfuneralhome. com.