Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
November 1, 2012 12:26 pm EDT


FREDERICKTOWN — Marie P. (Cavin) Reed, 89, of Fredericktown, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at the Autumn Health Care Center in Mount Vernon.

Marie was born in Kenton, Ohio, to Martin and Leona (Peters) Cavin, and she married John Reed Jr. on Nov. 18, 1945. Marie had been employed and retired from the Lexington School District. She loved to travel and attend family functions. Her favorite times were family Thanksgivings and Christmases. Marie was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Mount Vernon.

Surviving are her daughter, Patricia (Terry) Panyik of Fredericktown; sons, Gary (Sheryl) Reed of Mount Vernon and Larry (Judy) Reed of Gahanna; five grandchildren, Andrew (Beth) Panyik, Shannon (Theresa) Panyik, Tiffany Reed, Matthew Reed and Jonathan (Dani) Reed; three stepgrandchildren, Michael Underwood, Tommy Dietz and Jason Dietz; five great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; and three stepgreat-great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents, Marie was preceded in death by her husband, John Reed Jr.; three brothers, her twin Marion Cavin, Vincent Cavin and Roy Cavin; and her sister, Leona Cavin Lease.

Friends may call Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, where a Rosary Service will follow the calling hours. A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Mount Vernon, with the Rev. Father Mark J. Hammond officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Memorial Park in Richland County.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Church, 303 E. High St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050; or Odyssey Hospice, 540 Officenter Place No. 100, Gahanna, OH 43230.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Marie P. Reed.

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