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Frank E. Reed

Frank E. Reed, 85, of Allentown, died peacefully March 29, 2021, in his home.

He was the husband of Carolyn (Brooks) Reed and the late Rose Marie (Digris) Reed.

Born Dec. 19, 1935, in Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, he was the son of the late Frank E. Reed and Linda (Follweiler) Reed Ambrosia.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War era.

A graduate of Bloomsburg State College with a Bachelor’s degree in education, he earned a Master’s degree in education from Temple University.

He received his principal’s certificate from Lehigh University.

The principal at the former Troxell Junior High School in the Parkland School District for 29 years, he retired in 1999.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Allentown.

In addition to his wife, Connie, he is survived by children Dr. Carolyn M. Bortz (Ron) of Allentown, Mark F. Reed (Judy) of Allentown; brothers John Ambrosia of Mahanoy City, Glenn Jarrett of Warminster; and grandsons Stephen and Scott Kern, Ryan and Alex Reed.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at heintzelmancares.com.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lehigh Valley Hospice c/o the funeral home, P.O. Box 196, Schnecksville, PA 18078-0196.

Arrangements were made by Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., Schnecksville.