The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

July 12, 2013

Dorothy ‘Dottie’ R. Reed White

Brookfield UMC member was golfer, bridge master


---- — Dorothy “Dottie” R. Reed White, 7298 Brookwood Drive, Brookfield, passed away peacefully at 8:25 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013, in the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System after a brief illness. She was 85.

Mrs. White was born Feb. 22, 1928, in Sharon, a daughter of George C. and Lucy Tarr Maul.

She was a 1945 graduate of Sharon High School.

Dorothy was a member of Brookfield United Methodist Church and a homemaker.

In her younger years, she worked at the former Bell Telephone office in Sharon.

Dottie was an accomplished bridge player and was a Silver Life Master of duplicate bridge. She was an avid golfer having achieved three holes in one.

Dottie enjoyed traveling, dancing and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Louis S. White, whom she married April 1, 1978. Her first husband, Dean S. Reed, died in 1975.

Also surviving are: her daughter, Linda Reed Lewnes and her husband Peter, Brookfield; two sons, John S. Reed and his wife Lori, Brookfield; and Jeff D. Reed and his wife Gloria, New Hampshire; three stepdaughters, Susan Thomas and her husband John, Brookfield; Dianne Greene and her husband Russell, Encino, Calif.; and Mary Beth Wolfe and her husband David, Niles, Ohio; a stepson, David W. White, Cincinnati; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Besides her first husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, David Maul.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Brookfield United Methodist Church, 6951 Grove St., Brookfield, OH 44403.


Mrs. Louis S. (Dorothy “Dottie” R. Reed), 85, of 7298 Brookwood Drive, Brookfield.

Calling hours: At her request there will be no calling hours. Condolences to the family may be expressed by visiting

Service: Private graveside services will be held.

Burial: Cremation will take place with burial at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hermitage.

Arrangements by HAROLD W. STEVENSON FUNERAL HOME, 264 E. State St., Sharon.