Helen A. Reed of Kennett Square

Helen A. Reed, 92, of Kennett Square, died Wednesday, March 28, at Crosslands. She was the loving wife of the late Leon Reed.

Helen A. Reed

Born in Eddystone, she was the daughter of the late John Abramchuk and the late Dora Yuschak Abramchuk. A 1942 graduate of Eddystone High School and the class Salutatorian, she was a member of the National Honor Society and recipient of the American Legion Auxiliary Award (Grade 9) and played field hockey and basketball.

She was the secretary for the superintendent of the Ridley School District, and prior to that, she was the school secretary for the Eddystone School District. A life member of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees Delaware Co. and Pennsylvania Life member, she was the founding president of the Delaware County Association of Educational Secretaries.

Mrs. Reed was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Advent, Kennett Square. and very active in the Sunday School. She was on the Board of Directors of the Chester YWCA, and a member of the Pickwick Club. A member of the Four Seasons Garden Club of Kennett Square, she was a District 1 Director GCEP, Board of Directors of Garden Club Federation of PA, Arboretum School of the Barnes Foundation, Merion, Penn State Master Gardener (Chester County), and a Master Composter (Chester County). She was also a member of the Kennett Area Senior Center-implemented Flower Show in 1989 and chairman of Junior Gardeners of Four Seasons G.C. 1977.

She is survived by one sister, Ann Platt of Folsom, PA; nephews, James Platt, Dennis Platt; nieces, Nancy Radonosdky and Susan Bauman; great-nephews, Matthew Platt, great-great-nephews, Vanster Platt, Spencer Brown, Justin and James Bauman and many cousins. Mrs. Reed was predeceased by a stepson, David L. Reed; two brothers, John and Andrew Abramchuk; two sisters, Mary and Natalia Abramchuk.

You are invited to visit with her family and friends from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, at the Episcopal Church of the Advent, 401 N. Union Street, Kennett Square, PA. Her funeral service will follow at 2. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to the Salvation Army, PO Box 689, West Chester, PA 19381. To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit www.griecocares.com Arrangements by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, Kennett Square, PA



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