DOUGLAS, Mass. - Irene A. (Gagne) Reed, 90, formerly of Yew Street, died Tuesday, Nov. 27 at Lanessa Extended Care Center in Webster where she had been a resident. She is the widow of Frank W. Reed Sr. who died in 1987.
Irene leaves behind a son Frank W. Reed Jr. and his wife Mary of Douglas with whom she had lived and five grandchildren; Lisa Troupe, Rene Broch, Scott Reed, Stacie Goodwin, and Molina Dawes; 10 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. She was predeceased by a brother Roy Gagne and a daughter Marie Picotte who died in 2007.
Born in Douglas on May 27, 1922 she was the daughter of Sam and Florence (Pietre) Gagne and lived in Douglas for a good portion of her life. She was also a long time resident of Northbridge. She was a member of St. Denis Church and enjoyed crosswords, knitting, and crochet.
Her memorial service will be held on Friday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. in Jackman Funeral Home, 7 Mechanic St., Douglas. Burial will follow in St. Denis Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Friday, Dec. 7 from 12 to 2 p.m.
To leave a condolence message for the family, visit www.jackmanfuneralhomes.com