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Gaylord W. "Pete" Reed

August 16, 1942 January 11, 2015
Gaylord W. "Pete" Reed
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Obituary for Gaylord W. "Pete" Reed

Georgia – Pete Reed a lifelong area resident passed away Sunday, January 11, 2015. Born in Saint Albans on August 16, 1942, he was the son of the late Earl and Julia (Tatro) Reed of Sheldon, Vermont. Pete received an Associate’s Degree in Forestry in Wyoming, followed by 36 years with the State of Vermont as a forester. He also had a 34+ year career with the Vermont Air National Guard; retiring with the rank of Master Sergeant. He was an avid hunter, trapper and fisherman and always enjoyed working his land; whether gardening, logging or simply enjoying the wildlife passing though. Pete is survived by his wife of 28 years, Doris (Lumbra), of Georgia and their 2 daughters, Cody Reed of Cambridge and Jenna Reed of Newport Center; his siblings, Roger and Lou Ann Reed, Joyce Cory and her husband, Lyndon, Sally Blair and sister-in-law, Hazel Reed. Pete is also survived by his father-in-law, Francis Lumbra; his brothers and sisters-in–law, Hilton and Lisa Lumbra, Philip and Allison Lumbra, Jay and Carol Lumbra, and Lynn and Maria Lumbra; many nieces, nephews, close fishing and hunting buddies and his canine companion, Josee. In addition to his parents, Pete was preceded in death by his brother, David Reed and his mother-in-law, Pearl Lumbra. Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Friday, January 16, 2015, from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at the Heald Funeral Home, 87 So Main St., St. Albans. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 A.M. in the Heald Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the North Country Animal League, 16 Mountain View Meadow Road, Morrisville, VT 05661 or the Vermont Nongame Wildlife Fund, 1 National Life Drive, Davis 2, Montpelier, VT 05620. Messages of condolence to Pete’s family are welcome at www.healdfuneralhome.com.

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10:00 AM 1/16/2015 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/16/2015 11:00:00 AM
Heald Funeral Home

87 S. Main Street
Saint Albans, VT 05478

Heald Funeral Home
87 S. Main Street Saint Albans 05478 VT
United States

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16

Jan

11:00 AM 1/16/2015 11:00:00 AM
Heald Funeral Home

87 S. Main Street
Saint Albans, VT 05478

Heald Funeral Home
87 S. Main Street Saint Albans 05478 VT
United States
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