April 21, 1938 - March 8, 2018
Rye Beach - Sandra “Sandy” L. (Butterfield) Reed, 79, of Rye Beach, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at her daughter’s home in Los Angeles, California. Sandy was born April 21, 1938, in Dover, N.H., daughter of the late Max and Yvonne (Bouchard) Butterfield. She was the wife of the late Richard O. Reed of Hinton, Illinois, whom she shared 54 years of marriage. Sandra was a graduate of Dover High School, Class of 1955, then earned a two- year degree from Katherine Gibbs School in Boston, MA. In 1961, she married Richard “Dick” Reed, a naval aviator. They lived in several states before settling in Minnesota to raise their family. Sandra returned to work as an Executive Assistant at Piper, Jaffray and Hopwood in Minneapolis. She earned a Series 7 License and managed the St. Paul branch for several years. Dick and Sandy returned to NH in 1984 and settled in Rye where they remained in retirement. They spent winters in Satellite Beach, Florida, staying warm and sharing in the community of the Pineda Ocean Club, where they owned a condominium. “Sandy” is best known for providing a warm and loving home for her family. She was a talented piano player who loved Broadway tunes and Jazz. She enjoyed visiting with family and friends, traveling and going out. Friends, family and caretakers remember her as a “lovely” lady. She will be missed by all her knew and loved her. She is survived by her three children, Jeffrey Reed and his wife Michelle of Manhattan Beach, CA; Heather Martillo and her husband John of Los Angeles, CA; Jennifer Reed of Suffield, CT; and five grandchildren Alex, Cassie, Adam, Kristin and Justin. Family and friends may visit from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., on Saturday, March 24, 2018, in the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home - Crematory, 811 Lafayette Rd, Hampton. A time for sharing and memories will begin at 12:45 p.m., following the visitation. Interment will be in the Central Cemetery, Rye. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to the Richie McFarland Children’s Center, 11 Sandy Point Rd., Stratham, NH 03885 (Tel. 603-778-8193).
Rye Beach - Sandra “Sandy” L. (Butterfield) Reed, 79, of Rye Beach, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at her daughter’s home in Los Angeles, California. Sandy was born April 21, 1938, in Dover, N.H., daughter... View Obituary & Service Information
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