The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

July 16, 2013

Jeffrey P. Reed

1978 Lakeview graduate was business co-owner


---- — YORK COUNTY, Pa. – Jeffrey P. Reed of Dillsburg, York County, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013. He was 53.

Mr. Reed was born March 7, 1960, in Meadville to James L. and Barbara M. Klein Reed of Sandy Lake.

He was a 1978 graduate of Lakeview High School and a 1982 alumnus of Penn State University.

Jeff was co-owner of Quality Greenhouses of Dillsburg.

He was an active member of Cumberland Valley Church, Dillsburg, where he enjoyed serving and loving others.

Jeff’s greatest passion was his family. He was a loving husband to his wife and a dedicated father to his children.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Janet M. Perrine Reed; a son, Jordan B. Reed, Dillsburg; two daughters, Dayna C. Reed, Norristown, Pa.; and Mattie E. Reed, Dillsburg; his parents, Jim and Barb Reed, Sandy Lake; a brother, Dr. James L. Reed Jr. and his wife Carolyn, Gibsonia, Pa.; and a sister, Kimberly A. Brinker and her husband Jeffrey, Mercer.

He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Steven K. Reed.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to  Miranda K. Zeigler Foundation, “Miranda’s Smile,” 54 Glenview Drive, Dillsburg, PA 17019.


Jeffrey P., 53, Dillsburg, York County.

Service and burial: Private funeral service and burial. Public memorial celebration of Jeff’s life service at 6:30 p.m. Thursday (7-18-13) in Cumberland Valley Brethren in Christ Church, 1071 York Road, Dillsburg, PA 17019. An online guestbook can be signed at

Arrangements by COCKLIN FUNERAL HOME, 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg.