Charles E.  Reed


HARPERSFIELD - Charles E. Reed, 79, of Harpersfield, passed away Aug. 9, 2019, at his home following a long illness, surrounded by his family.
Born Sept. 30, 1939, in the Town of Kortright, Charles was the son of the late Charles C. and Shirley (Church) Reed.
He was a lifetime resident of Delaware County, growing up in Hobart and moving to Harpersfield, where he owned his business as a television technician, selling and repairing new and used TV's and appliances. He also was one of the first to offer the large TV satellites.
Charles loved spending time with people. He enjoyed flowers and animals and always was ready to offer a helping hand to anyone in need.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a nephew, Allen and a niece, Terry.
Charles is survived by his wife, Mary B. Reed; three daughters, Deborah (Cliff) Mueller, Stephanie (Bob) Sitts and Cindy (Mark) Miller; four grandchildren, Dustin, Stacy, Britney and Michael; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mary (Herb) Hait, Annie (Dan) Ayala and Kitty Rapant; three stepchildren, Richard (Jana) Merwin, Jillian (Mike) Manico and Timothy (Nicole) Merwin and seven step-grandchildren; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins; and special family friend, Anna Mae Collins.
At Charles' request, there will be no calling hours or services.
Contributions in memory of Charles may be made to Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, or Heart of the Catskills Humane Society.
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Published on August 11, 2019
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