Of Saugus, formerly of Everett. Died on Monday, October 16th at the age of 79. He was the beloved husband of Rosemary (Frizzell) Reed with whom he shared 54 years of marriage.
Born in Framingham and raised in Everett, Mr. Reed was the son of the late Lester and Olive (Smith) Reed. Earl graduated from Everett High School in 1963 and graduated from the Massachusetts Military Academy achieving the rank of Lieutenant. He retired as a U.S. Army National Guard Veteran and a retired Everett Police Officer. Earl had been a resident of Saugus for the past 46 years. He was the President/CEO of Custom Security Services which he started and managed after his retirement from the Everett Police Department. He and his wife Rosemary were active members of the Marriage Encounter Community and spent many years as part of the Marriage Preparation Team in the Archdiocese of Boston. Earl also spent many years as an active member of the Cursillo Community at St. Basil’s in Methuen serving on many teams.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Reed is survived by his two daughters, Annemarie Glowacz and her husband Steven and Cindy Liuzza and her husband David all of Saugus and three grandchildren, Jack, James and Julie.
Relatives and friends were invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus on Sunday October 22. A funeral was held from the funeral home on Monday followed by a funeral mass at Parish of the Incarnation Church, Melrose.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Earl’s memory may be made to the Cardiac Unit at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Checks can be made payable to Brigham and Women’s Hospital with “in memory of Earl Reed” in the memo line and sent to Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Development Office, 263 Huntington Avenue, #318, Boston, MA 02115-4506 or visit bwhgiving.org/memorial to make your gift online.