O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
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Helen Reed

Helen Reed, age 67, of 910 R.C. Hoag Drive, Salamanca, New York died early morning Monday, May 3, 2010 at her home with her three little angels by her side.

Born on November 4, 1942 in Long Island, New York she was the daughter of the late Louis & Helen Peterson Weil. She was married on February 2, 1964 in New Berlin, New York to Mr. Harold Reed who predeceased her on February 10, 2007.

Mrs. Reed was employed at the Department of Social Services in Bay Shore, New York for over 5 years. She was active in crafts, operating the TOPS Store in Salamanca, New York and attended many local flea markets and festivals.

She had attended the Grace Episcopal Church in Randolph, New York and St. Mary’s Church in Gowanda, New York. She enjoyed the beach and ocean especially being on the water. She was a people person, always engaging in conversation.

Surviving are: 2 sons, Louis Harold Reed, Long Island, New York, Moose (Jennifer) Reed, Broad Street, Salamanca, New York; 3 daughters, Doreen (Sonny) Corley, Harwood, Maryland, Darlene (Russ) Reed, Kathi (Nathan) Belle, Harwood, Maryland; 6 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; a beloved cousin, Richard (Tia) Weil, Long Island, New York; all her beloved friends that shared in her life.

There will be no visitation.

A memorial service will be at the convenience of the family and will be announced.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com.