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Peggy Lou Reed

Peggy Lou Reed, 91, of Wellington, died Sunday, April 7, 2019 at New Life Hospice in Lorain. She was born in New London, to Harold and Dorothy (nee Shipman) Norton and was a lifelong resident of Wellington, graduating from Wellington High School in 1946.

Peggy worked for the American Greetings company, as well as for Rockwell and Cleveland Still. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Peggy was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and cherished time with her family. She will be remembered as a strong woman to the end.

Survivors include her sons, David (Debbie) Reed of Wadsworth and Douglas (Linda) Reed of Grafton; grandchildren, Kelly, Wendi, Adrienne and Eric; great-grandchildren, Tiger Lilly, Lee, Reed and Adelynne and her siblings, Joan Whitney and Harold Norton, both of Wellington.

Peggy was preceded in death by her husband, William; granddaughter, Cassandra Reed; siblings, Robert Norton, Dorothy Louise Sutliff, Dan Norton and William Norton.

Friends and family will gather Friday, April 12, 2019 at 11 a.m., at Greenwood Cemetery, Wellington for a graveside service.

The family would like to extend a thank you to the staff of Preferred Care for the compassion they gave to their mother.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to New Life Hospice, 3500 Kolbe Rd, Lorain, OH 44053.

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