Mass Was Celebrated For Margaret Reed

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Margaret Louise (Burrows) Reed, who raised her children in Livingston, died on April 6 at her home in Dennis, Massachusetts. She was 93 years old.

Her husband, Leonard Tynan Reed, died in 2009.

Born in Orange and raised in Montclair, Mrs. Reed graduated from Montclair High School in 1943. She attended Orange Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, and graduated from the Seton Hall University School of Nursing Education in 1953.

Mrs. Reed was a member of the Rosary Society at St. Philomena’s Church. She and her husband retired to Cape Cod in 1983.

She is survived by her three sons, Richard Tynan Reed (Carol) of Bedford, Massachusetts; Robert Burrows Reed (Mary) of South Yarmouth, Massachusetts; and Douglas Edward Reed (Missy) of Stow, Massachusetts; her daughter, Virginia Anne Reed Brett (Neil) of North Grafton, Massachusetts, as well as six grandchildren and two great-grandsons.

A funeral Mass was held on April 10 at Our Lady of the Cape Church in Brewster, Massachusetts.

The family suggests that donations may be made to the Cape Cod Genealogy Society ( or the charity of one’s choice.

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