Jean (Carroll) Reed died Saturday, November 16, 2019, at Willow Springs Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Brick Township. She was 89.
Born in Morristown to the late Patrick W. "Bill" and Margaret (Wood) Carroll, she lived in Edison and North Brunswick before moving to Toms River in 2017. She was a secretary for Public Service Transport, which became New Jersey Transit, in the bus division in Maplewood before her retirement.
Mrs. Reed was a member of the American Legion, Joyce Kilmer Post #25 in Milltown and the East Franklin Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary.
Her husband Howard E. Reed, whom she married in 1974, died in 2016. Surviving are her sister Alice Mergner of Toms River; three nieces – Marilyn Scott of Virginia, Marcia Keefer of Washington State and Sandra Ayala of Bayville; and several grandnieces and grandnephews.
Visitation will be 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Tuesday at Selover Funeral Home, 555 Georges Road, North Brunswick. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday at Selover Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Van Liew Cemetery in North Brunswick.