Cumberland Times-News


March 2, 2014


CUMBERLAND — Dr. Margaret “Maggie” Esther Reed, 42, of Cumberland, passed away Feb. 28, 2014.

Born July 14, 1971, in Cumberland, she was the daughter of Nancy Ann (Stitcher) Reed, Cumberland, and the late John Lovell Reed. She was also preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Paul and Margaret Stitcher; and her paternal grandparents, Keron and Harold Reed Sr.

A graduate of Fort Hill High School class of 1989, Maggie graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and then graduated from the University of Illinois, receiving her master’s degree and then her PhD. Maggie was raised Lutheran.

Besides her mother, Maggie is survived by a sister, Shelby Hoetzell and a niece, Keron Hoetzell, both of Palmer Lake, Colo.

Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, ( on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, from 3 to 6 p.m.

A memorial service will be conducted at St. John’s Lutheran Church on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Stephen Yelovich officiating. The family will also receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

Interment will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg, Pa., at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in Maggie’s name to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 406 Arch Street, Cumberland, MD  21502, or to the Children’s Literature Center at Frostburg State University, 101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD  21532.


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