Gail L. Reeder, 74

JULY 31, 1937-NOV. 4, 2011

November 04, 2011
  • Reeder

Gail Linwood Reeder, 74, of Boonsboro, Md., passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 4, 2011 at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.

Born July 31, 1937, in Locust Grove, Md., he was the son of the late Ralph W. and Mabel M. (Poffenberger) Reeder.

Gail was a 1955 graduate of Boonsboro High School.

He had been employed by Capital Milk Cooperative in Frederick, Md., and retired in 1999 from Ellsworth Electric Inc. in Hagerstown.

Gail was a member of Mount Zion Lutheran Church at Locust Grove and The Improved Order of Red Men Tribe 155 in Boonsboro.

Gail loved antiquing, visiting flea markets, chopping wood and most of all, spending time with his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by his loving family.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou (Potter) Reeder; four daughters, Sherry Bingaman and her husband, Dave, Teresa Mills and her husband, Bill, Kerri Reeder and Gerri Zaccaria, all of Boonsboro; two sisters, Deloris A. Smith and her husband, Wilfred, and Lois Y. Webber, all of Boonsboro; his brother, Ralph E. and his wife, Betty Reeder, of Boonsboro; seven grandchildren, Jamie and Jordan Bingaman, Shane and Dana Mills, Lindsey Stull, and Nicholas and Sarah Zaccaria; one great-grandson, Aidan Mills; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Donald W. Reeder.

A funeral ceremony will be Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. Blaine E. Feightner will officiate. Final resting-place ceremonies will take place at Mount Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery at Locust Grove.

The family will receive friends Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Mount Zion Lutheran Church, 20214 Locust Grove Road, Rohrersville, MD 21779.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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