Ernest C. Reed, Jr.

August 1, 1923 - September 4, 2013

Source: Muster Roll - December 19, 1944

Source: Barrett & Cotter

Ernest C. Reed, Jr., age 90, of Tourtelott Avenue, Warwick, died on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center in Providence. He was the husband of the late Florence M. (Gilbert) Reed.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Ernest C. and Rosella (Greenhalgh) Reed, he lived in Warwick since 1951. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he served as a quartermaster on PT Boat # 525 in the Phillipines.

Mr. Reed was a master plumber, and early in his career was employed with his father, and later at Narragansett Oil. Before retiring in 1988, he worked for twenty years in building maintenance with the GSA at the Federal Building in Providence.

He is survived by two sons, Ernest C. Reed, III of Hope Valley and Robert F. Reed of Warwick; a sister, Carolyn Siravo of Cranston; and a brother, Edgar Alan Reed of Warwick.