Mitsuko E. Reed

Mar 13, 2018
Mitsuko Reed

Warren — Mitsuko Enomoto Reed (Mitsi), 91 years old, died peacefully Friday evening, March 9, 2018, at home.

She is survived by her children, Larry John Reed and his wife, Rhonda, Mark E. Reed, Jeffrey Reed and his wife, Anne, Alan Reed and his wife, Angela; her grandchildren, Kimberly Reed, Dalton Reed, Mark H. Reed and his girlfriend, Cerra Gene, Harmony Payne and her husband, Charles Payne IV, Walker Reed, Hannah Reed, Noah Reed, Abigail Reed, Averie Reed; great-grandchildren Jayleigh Reed and Greyson Reed. She was predeceased by her husband of 27 years, Harman Reed.

Mitsi was born Sept. 26, 1926, in Tokyo, the daughter of Toshinaga Enomoto and Kin Enomoto. She met and married her husband, Harman, who was serving in the U.S. Army while stationed in Tokyo, in 1955. Mitsi devoted herself to military life for 27 years. Travels included Germany, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Maine, where they finally settled. In addition to her devotion to her family, one of her proudest accomplishments was becoming a U.S. citizen in 2001. She possessed a strong will, deep love for family, and endless compassion for others. She enjoyed knitting, cooking and gardening.

A celebration of Mitsi’s life will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland. Capt. Katie Jache, commanding officer of the Warren, Pa., Salvation Army and Mitsi’s step-granddaughter, will officiate. Although flowers are gratefully appreciated, those who wish may make memorial donations to MaineHealth Care at Home, Hospice Program, (formerly Kno-Wal-Lin Hospice), 15 Industrial Park Road, Saco, ME 04072-9981.

To share a memory or condolence with the Reed family, visit their Book of Memories at bchfh.com.

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