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Violet A Reed obituary 1946~2023


Violet A Reed, 76, of Spring Run, entered into rest peacefully in Aprontree Personal Care Home on January 19, 2023. 

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Carl, in November, 2020.

Born March 29, 1946, in Turbett Township, Juniata County, she was the last surviving of 10 children born to the late Samuel and Mabel (Lehman) Hockenberry.

In her younger years, Violet worked for Musselman’s in Biglerville and Paul Berks in Roxbury. In addition, to being a homemaker she enjoyed helping the elderly as well as her neighbors.  Her family remembers the pleasure she had in doing crossword puzzles and seek-a-word games.  One of her great joys was spending time with family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She loved the Lord and was a member of the Spring Run Bible Church.

Surviving are 2 children: Carl J. Reed (Brenda) of Spring Run and Ruth Ann Codori (Alan) of Shippensburg; 4 grandchildren: Ashley Moyer (Andrew), Travis Reed Sr., (Carri), Nancy Hammaker and Mary Ann Byers (Roger) and 4 great grandchildren; Travis Reed, Jr., Damien, Nathaniel and Paislee.  Luke and Dodie Carlin of Spring Run were like a brother and sister to her.

In addition to her husband, Carl, she was also preceded in death by a stillborn daughter, Sandy in 1967, and 3 brothers and 6 sisters.

The family would like to thank those who provided transportation and care for her dialysis treatments, as well as the caregivers at Aprontree.

Viewing Sunday, Jan. 22 between 6 and 8 p.m. in the Agett-Lakjer Funeral Home, 16715 Path Valley Road, Spring Run.

The funeral service will be held Monday, at 11 a.m. in the Spring Run Bible Church, 20722 Hammond Road, Spring Run.

Viewing at church prior to the service 10 to 11. Officiating Pastors, John E. Semple and Ryan Henderson. Interment Doylesburg Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Violet A Reed are preferred to either Fannett-Metal Fire & Ambulance Co., PO Box 51, Dry Run, PA 17220 or Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter, 5051 Letterkenny Road, W., Chambersburg, PA 17201-8706.



Donna L DeShong 1933-2024

Donna retired from Letterkenny Army Depot after thirty-three years. She loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Craig E Koons 1960-2024

Craig worked with his father at Koons AI in Waynesboro, as a livestock breeder for many years and was part owner of the company for the past 25 years.

Jack G “Digger” Mellott 1926-2024

Jack was a United States Navy Veteran serving at Pearl Harbor, Okinawa, Guam, and Nagasaki during WWII. Jack enjoyed working outside and maintaining his home and property.

David M Lawver 1970-2024

Dave was a member of the Foursquare Church in Gettysburg, PA. He was employed at Shadowfax in York since 1990.

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