BATH - Flora A. Reed, 84, of Bath died Saturday, March 3, 2018 at The Plant Memorial Home.
Flora was born in Bath, Maine on June 21, 1933, the daughter of Flora and John W. Thayer. She grew up on Western Ave. in Bath and attended local schools there.
On November 24, 1951 she married John H. Reed, Jr. of Woolwich, Maine. In 1974 they built a house on Murphy's Corner Rd. in Woolwich and lived there for 43 years. Flora worked at McFadden's Drug Store in Bath, spent many years working as a seamstress at Congress Sportswear and Healthtex eventually retiring from Sears to spend time with her retired husband, John.
Flora loved spending time with her family, camping, boating, fishing, reading and traveling with her husband.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband, John of 64 years, her brother John Walter Thayer, Jr., and sisters Grace Young, Madelyn Crafts, Elsie Card and Carol Mack.
She is survived by her two children, John Reed and wife Nannette of Woolwich, Terri Delano and husband Lew of Westport Island, six grandchildren, Joshua Reed and wife Wallis of Richmond, Joe Delano and wife Charmaine of Woolwich, Sarah Johansen and husband Erik of California, Julie Libby and husband Rick of Freeport, Crystal Klimavicz and husband Tim of North Carolina and Ryan Delano of Yarmouth and 12 great grandchildren.
A celebration of her life will be held for family and residents at the Plant Memorial Home on Saturday, March 10th at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Plant Memorial Home Activities Fund, 1 Washington St. Bath, Maine 04530.
The family wishes to extend their appreciation of the wonderful care Flora received from the Plant Home staff, CHANS and Hospice.