Friday, 15 January 2010 00:00
Bertrand V. Reed died Dec. 29, 2009 at St. Joseph’s Hospital with family at his side.
Bert was born in Great Neck on June 4, 1912. He worked for Nilsson Signs and was a 47-year volunteer fireman with the Vigilant Fire Department. He was a 30-year resident of Centerville Court, North Syracuse.
Surviving are his daughter Helen (Patrick) Daly of Cicero, NY; his son, James Reed of Orlando, FL; four grandchildren, James (Susan) and Eileen Daly, Brian (Meridith) Reed and Kathleen (Phil) Redinger; five great-grandchildren. Bert was predeceased by his wife of 43 years, Helen, in 1981. He will be missed by many friends and family including his best friend, Barbara Ryan of North Syracuse.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Sacred Heart Church, Cicero, on Dec. 31. Arrangements were made by the Sears-Middleton-Jones Funeral Home, N. Syracuse. Burial Pine Plains Cemetery, Clay. Donations may be made to Anna’s Pantry, 8229 S. Main St., Cicero, or NAVAC.