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January 23, 2013

Rose E. Reed

The Daily Star

---- — Rose E. Reed

ONEONTA — Rose E. Reed, 86, formerly of Schenevus, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at A.O. Fox Nursing Home in Oneonta.

She was born March 2, 1926, in Worcester, the daughter of John and Maude (Jeffers) Sisson.

She married Charles Bank in 1942, in Worcester, he died in 1984. She was also predeceased by her second husband, Henry Reed.

Mrs. Reed was a nurse’s aide at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital and area nursing homes.

She was a member of the Schenevus United Methodist Church and Rebekah Lodge.

She is survived her children, James Browning of Walton, Anna Borst of Cobleskill, Patricia VanDewerker of Schenevus, Leona Briggs of Oneonta, Donna Sternberg of Tennessee, Eva Coe of Sharon Springs, Elizabeth Arnold of Oneonta; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a son, Charles Banks; a daughter, Linda Rathbun; a brother, Arnold Sisson; and a sister, Anna Burger.

Calling hours will be 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at the Heller Funeral Home, Schenevus, with the funeral service at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Keith VanDewerker, retired, officiating.

Interment will be in the Charlotte Valley Cemetery, West Davenport, at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Catskill Area Hospice, 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to

Arrangements are under the guidance of the Heller Funeral Home, 25 Arch St., Schenevus.