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Joseph A. Reed Jr

January 1, 1935 — March 4, 2017

Reed, Joseph Aloyisius Jr. JOE, 82, of Paramus, and Bloomfield, NJ passed away on March 4, at the Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ. Visitation will be held at Halpin-Bitecola Brookdale Funeral Home, 1284 Broad St. Bloomfield, NJ on March 9 from 4-8. Funeral mass will be held at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 60 Byrd Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ on March 10 at 10 am. Joseph was born in Pittston, PA to the late Joseph A. Reed Sr. and Grace Reed (Dougherty) on February 5, 1935. He went to high school at St. Mary’s – Elizabeth, NJ, graduating in 1953. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War aboard the Destroyer John Hood, DD-655. He retired from Grocery Haulers, Woodbridge, NJ in 2008. He enjoyed watching local sports teams and was a passionate follower of Notre Dame football. Joseph is survived by: his sons Marty Costello and wife Kyle of Midland Park, NJ and grandsons Christopher and Michael Costello. Robert J. Reed and his wife Heather and son Desmond Masterson of Los Angeles, CA. He is predeceased in death by his wife, Helen and brothers Thomas and Richard. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900 Arlington, VA 22202 or www.diabetes.org
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Thursday, March 9, 2017

4:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Halpin - Bitecola Brookdale Funeral Home

1284 Broad St, Bloomfield, NJ 07003

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Friday, March 10, 2017

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St. Thomas the Apostle Church

60 Byrd Ave, Bloomfield, NJ 07003

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