Life Story for
Mary Reed (Cockey)
Mary Jane Reed (nee Cockey), age 89, died on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at her home in Stevenson. Mrs. Reed was the daughter of the late Elmer Frank Cockey and Ellen Nora May (nee Parks), both of Stevenson, Maryland.
After graduation from Franklin High School in 1945, Mary Jane married Stewart Howard Reed of Hampstead in 1947. After 69 years of marriage, Mr. Reed passed away in December 2016.
Mrs. Reed is survived by her daughter Jane Weber (and son-in-law Joel Weber), her daughter Michele Singleton (and son-in-law Robert Singleton), and her son David Reed (and daughter-in-law Cindy Reed). Mrs. Reed is survived by grandsons Jason and Jonathan Weber, Robert, Andrew and Michael Singleton, David Reed, Jr. and granddaughter Chelsea Reed. Mrs. Reed is also survived by eight great grandchildren. Mrs. Reed was a “very special mother-in-law” to Kathy Bentz and a “very special grandmother” to Mathew McGowan. Also survived by her nephew, Joseph Utz, Jr. She is predeceased by her sister, Betty Lee Cockey Utz.
A service will be held Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 12 noon, in the Chapel of the Masonic Home of Maryland, 300 International Circle, Cockeysville, MD 21030. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060.