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Greeta (Swanson) Reed

Born: Fri., Aug. 1, 1919
Died: Tue., Jul. 18, 2017


Visitation

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tue., Aug. 15, 2017
Location: Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home, Brockton


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Tue., Aug. 15, 2017
Location: Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home, Brockton


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Greeta Reed of East Bridgewater died peacefully on July 18, 2017, at the Wingate Rehab in Kingston.  She would have been 98 years old on August 1st!!

She was born in Brockton to Fred and Carrie Chase and was predeceased by her sisters Evelyn Stokes and Virginia Vickery.  She was the wife of Raymond Swanson for 54 years and later married Stanley Reed, both of whom are deceased..

 Greeta worked as a dental assistant until she married Ray, and together they had four children:  Ann Prosper(John) of Sandwich, Sally Huffman(Lou) of NY, John(deceased), and Christine Pomeroy(Mark) of Middleboro, all who grew up in West Bridgewater.

She was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church of Brockton where she was very involved and had many long-lasting friends.  Greeta also enjoyed reading, listening to music, going to Cape Cod, and making delicious apple pies.  But, most of all, she loved spending time with her family, all of whom loved and adored her.

In addition to her daughters, Greeta is survived by 9 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 3 nieces, a nephew, and 2 stepdaughters.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit the family on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 10 - 11 AM, followed by her funeral service at 11 AM at the Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home, 647 Main St., Brockton.  The Rev. Melanie Towle, pastor of First Baptist Church will officiate.  Interment will follow the service at Melrose Cemetery in Brockton.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to First Baptist Church, 256 Forest Ave., Brockton, MA 02301 or to the charity of one's choice.

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Barbara Maki (MacFadden)
   Posted Mon August 14, 2017
Dear Ann and family, I was saddened to hear of your Mom's passing. She was such a delight with a smile always on her face. How wonderful you had her for so many years. Blessings to you all, Sincerely, Barbara Maki