JoAnn Reed

Obituary of JoAnn Reed

JoAnn Reed, age 60 of Three Mile Bay passed away February 18th 2017 at Crouse Irving Hospital where she had been a patient since February 14th.

JoAnn was born August 15, 1956 in Watertown the daughter of Donald and Patricia VanNess Reed. She graduated from Lyme Central School in 1974 and attended classes at CCBI in Syracuse and Jefferson Community College. She was an Office Manager at the Freislich Group in Watertown.

She was President of Caring for Cats, secretary of Lyme Central School Alumni Assoc., Treasurer of Three Mile Bay Methodist Church, Lions Club of Town of Lyme and former member of Three Mile Bay Volunteer Fire Aux.

She is survived by her father Donald Reed and step-mother Betty Reed of Three Mile Bay, a sister Jennie ( Michael) King of Ogdensburg, a brother Donald (Cathy) Reed Jr. of Jamesville, step-brothers and sisters include: Richard (Julie) Wright, Jackie Shapley, Jeanette (Michael)Countryman, Jamie Dollinger, Jeanine (David) Bourquin, Jill (Tim) Mason, Reggie (Serena) Wright and Julie (Rick)Janson. Nieces and Nephews: Deborah (Jeffrey) Wilkinson, Patricia Mason, Ashley (Jason) Rayburn, Joshua Muters, Melissa Leone, Nicholas Leon, several step nieces and nephews and "Dear Friends" Sara "Sally" Grimshaw and Casey Chapman.

She was predeceased by her mother Patricia, maternal grandparents Lawrence and Ida VanNess and paternal grandparents Ralph and Edna Reed and step-brother Raymond Wright.

A memorial service will be held 10:00 AM March 11th at the Three Mile Bay United Methodist Church with Pastor Nancy Stanley officiating. Calling hours will be March 10th from 4-7 PM at the Three Mile Bay United Methodist Church. Donations may be made to "Caring for Cats" 8545 NYS Rte 12E, Three Mile Bay, NY 13693, Three Mile Bay United Methodist Church or the Three Mile Bay Volunteer Fire Dept. Online condolences may be made at

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