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Barbara C. (Csaszar) Reed

October 28, 1938 ~ April 24, 2019 (age 80)


Barbara C. Reed, 80, of Marlborough, wife of her loving husband James Reed, Sr., passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019. She was the daughter of late Charles and Margaret (Lepke) Csaszar. Barbara was born in Cleveland, OH and raised in South Windsor, CT. She enjoyed being a supporter of sports, especially the UCONN women's basketball. She also enjoyed traveling, arts and crafts, and she was a member of the former Marlborough Community Arts.  She also loved her Australian shepherd dogs, the current one named Dusty. Barbara was a graduate of Ellsworth Memorial High School and Becker College. In addition to her husband, Jim, Barbara leaves, a son, James Reed, Jr, of Marlborough, CT; a daughter, Karen Reed of Arlington, VA; a sister, Kathleen Hockla of Ashford, CT; a brother, Charles Csaszar and wife Karen of Nokomis, FL; sister-in-laws: Joanne Brown and husband John of O'Fallon, MO.; Mildred Lucas and husband James of Colorado Springs, CO.; and many nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by sister-in-law, Mary Szepanski and her husband Robert; Burial will be private, at the convenience of the family. Calling hours are from 4:00-6:00 pm, May 17, 2019, at St. Thomas More Hall in the basement of St. John Fisher Roman Catholic Church, 30 Jones Hollow Road, Marlborough, CT. The family requests that no flowers be sent, but instead donations be made in Barbara's memory to Middlesex Health Hospice Program at Middlesex Health Office of Philanthropy, 28 Crescent St., Middletown, CT 06457 or the Roy B. Pettengill Ambulance Association, PO Box 308, Marlborough, CT 06447  For online condolences, please visit

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May 17, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
St. John Fisher Roman Catholic Church (St. Thomas More Hall, Jones Hollow Road, Marlborough, Middletown)


Middlesex Hospice & Palliative Care
28 Crescent St., Middletown CT 06457

Roy B. Pettengill Ambulance Association
P.O. Box 308, Marlborough CT 06447

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