Doris C. Reed, homemaker

April 18, 2013

Doris C. Reed, 93, a longtime Silver Spring homemaker, died April 10 at the AlfredHouse assisted living home in Rockville.

She had complications from dementia, her daughter Lynn E. Reed said.

Doris Virginia Cissel was born in Highland, Md., and later moved to Silver Spring, where she was a 1938 graduate of Montgomery Blair High School. In her 20s, she did secretarial work for the federal government.

Her husband of 35 years, Herbert B. Reed Jr., died in 1982. Survivors include three children, Judith A. O’Connor of Bethesda, Donna Reed Giddings of Damascus and Lynn E. Reed of New Windsor, Md.; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

— Emily Langer

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