Joan Moore Reed

Cecil Whig - - OPINION -

Joan Moore Reed, 69, of Ge­orge­town, MD, died May 5, 2016 at home. Mrs. Reed was born on July 4, 1946 in Philadel­phia, PA, daugh­ter of the late Au­gus­tus Brice Moore Jr. and Shirley Lockwood Moore. She was raised in Rock Hall, MD, and later moved to the Bo­hemia River where her par­ents owned and op­er­ated Bo­hemia Vista Ma­rina.

Af­ter her mar­riage to Don, they lived in Ce­cil County un­til mov­ing to Galena in the late 1970’s. Joan was a for­mer Miss Ce­cil County. She en­joyed the art of sculpt­ing pot­tery and also op­er­ated her own stu­dio, Ge­orge­town Pot­tery. Joan was a mem­ber of Ch­ester­town Art League.

Along with her par­ents, she was pre­ceded in death by her hus­band of 39 years, Don­ald R. Reed in 2006, and her brother, A. Brice Moore III.

Mrs. Reed is sur­vived by her sons, A. Grif­fith Reed and his wife Kelly of Ge­orge­town, MD, and D. Hunter Reed and his wife Lisa of Lan­den­berg, PA; her sis­ter, Shirley Mancini of Ken­nett Square, PA; two grand­sons, De­clan and Ha­gen Reed; grand­daugh­ter Sawyer Reed and a grand­son due in Novem­ber.

A view­ing will be held on Tues­day, May 10 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Galena Fu­neral Home of Stephen L. Schaech, 118 W. Cross St., Galena, MD, where fu­neral ser­vice will be­gin at 2 p.m. Burial will be held pri­vately.

In lieu of flow­ers, memo­ri­als may be of­fered to Hu­mane So­ci­ety of Kent County, 17020 Au­gus­tine Her­man Hwy., Ch­ester­town, MD 21620, or Olivet United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 107, Galena, MD. 21635

www. gale­na­fu­ner­al­home of­sls.com

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