Abram Brechbill Reed

May 26, 2016


Obituary for Abram Brechbill Reed Abram Brechbill Reed , 92 , of Chambersburg, passed away May 26, 2016 at Chambersburg Hospital. Abram was born April 28, 1924 in Chambersburg the son of the late Joseph Clyde and Mary Dice Reed. He was a dairy farmer in the Chambersburg area all of his life. Abram was a member of Crider's United Brethren Church since he was a child. He enjoyed arrowhead hunting and collecting, family genealogy, reading local history, groundhog trapping and gardening. He had written a book entitled "Memories of Our Farm", which was a collection of his memories growing up and living on the farm. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Grace Marie Zulllinger Reed and their four children: Diane (wife of Larry) Reed of Shippensburg, Delbert (husband of Connie) Reed of Chambersburg, Allen Reed of Chambersburg, and James (husband of Melissa) Reed of Waynesboro. He has eight grandchildren: Carol, Craig, Sherry, Travis, Chanel, Casey, Brian and Justin. He also has thirteen great-grandchildren and three step great-grandchildren, a sister-in-law, Helen Reed and a brother-in-law Nelson Wingert. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by four sisters; Martha Sollenberger, Mary Jane Wingert, Ruth Heffner, Orpha Wingert and six brothers: Harry, Frank, Garnet, John, Charles and David Reed. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 AM at the Crider's United Brethren Church with Rev. Keith Elliott officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 till 8:00 PM at the Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Chambersburg and one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday., Interment will be in St. Thomas Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at Also see

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May 31, 2016

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home
725 Norland Ave
Chambersburg, PA 17201

Funeral Service
June 1, 2016

11:00 AM
Criders United Brethren Church
2380 Loudon Rd.
Chambersburg, PA 17201

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