Lorraine E. Reid, 83

MAY 16, 1930-JUNE 12, 2013

June 13, 2013
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Lorraine Ellen (Baer) Reid, 83, of Donnybrook Drive, Hagerstown, died peacefully at her home, Wednesday, June 12, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born May 16, 1930, in Maugansville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Melvin and Catherine (Witmer) Baer.

She and her husband, Paul R. Reid Sr., were married in 1950.

She retired from the Farm Credit/Federal Land Bank of Hagerstown in 1992.

She was an active member of the Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Hagerstown.

In addition to her loving husband, she is survived by her son, Paul (Rick) Richard Reid Jr. and his wife, Victoria, of Hagerstown; daughter, Deborah Snyder and her husband, John, of Slippery Rock, Pa.; daughter, Diane Hassler and her husband, Scott, of Williamsport; brother, Donald Baer and his wife, Joan, of Hagerstown; sister, Isabelle Fox and her husband, William, of Greencastle, Pa.; four grandchildren, Amanda Hoffman, Reid Hoffman and wife, Annie, Matthew Hassler and Taylor Hassler; and many nieces and nephews.

She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, who always put others before herself.

The family will receive friends Saturday, June 15, 2013, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, 14010 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown, with Pastor Len Smith officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, 14010 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740, towards the installation of carillon music system in the church tower.

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