Kimi Lou Reed

Born: Mon., Jul. 28, 1958
Died: Mon., Jan. 13, 2020


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Jan. 19, 2020
Location: Brandon Location

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Mon., Jan. 20, 2020

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Kimi Lou Reed, age 61, died Monday, January 13, 2020, in the presence of her brother and best friend, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.


Ms. Reed was born in Proctor on July 28, 1958. She was the daughter of Raymond and Agnes (Mahoney) Reed, Jr. She grew up in Forest Dale and Brandon where she received her early education. She graduated from Otter Valley Union High School, class of 1976. In her earlier years she had worked as a waitress at Frank’s Diner in Pittsford. She later joined the staff at Brandon Training School where she worked as an aide. Following the closing of the school she continued working for the State of Vermont in Child Services, in Burlington and Rutland. She was forced to retire in 2012 due to a disability, following 33 years of service in state employment. She enjoyed golf, camping, 4 wheeling and snowmobiling. She loved the great outdoors and animals. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Brandon.


She is survived by her brother; Raymond F. Reed, III and her best friend; Joanne Scarborough, 2 nephews; Raymond Reed, IV of Assonet, MA and Christopher Reed of North Attleboro, MA, her aunt; Joanne Lanoue of Orleans, VT and special friends; Peter and Ann Breen of Brandon. Many cousins also survive her. She was predeceased by her parents.


A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, January 20, 2020, at 11 AM, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Brandon. The Rev. Maurice Moreau, pastor will be the celebrant. Following the mass, the family will receive friends in the church parish hall, for a time of remembrance.


Friends may call at the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon, on Sunday, January 19, 2020, from 2-4 PM, where Fr. Moe will conduct a Vigil Service. A private graveside committal service and burial will take place, at a later date, in the family lot, at St. Mary’s Cemetery.


Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in her memory to; Rutland County Humane Society, 765 Stevens Road, Pittsford, VT 05763.


Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.



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Diane Barker Bent
   Posted Tue January 14, 2020
Raymie, I'm so very sorry to hear of Kimi passing,we had lots of laughs & fun back in the day. My thoughts & prayers are with YOU!

Nora Jane Hier
   Posted Tue January 14, 2020
To the Reed Family,
So sorry to hear about the loss of Kimi. She and I worked together and had many laughs. Kimi was certainly one of a kind and I loved her dearly. She will be truly missed by everyone who touched the life of Kimi. Kimi my dear rest in peace.

Robin M Bentley
   Posted Tue January 14, 2020
Kimi was a person with a very big heart, always fun and kind. Worked with her for many years and I will truly miss her and knowing she is not walking on this earth any more is really sad. Condolences to her family and many, many friends.

Timothy Patten
   Posted Tue January 14, 2020
To the Reed's family, We are so sadden with the loss of a beautiful, loving person, Kimi. I worked with Kimi at BTS, and OCS. I enjoyed working with Kimi. She made all of us laugh and enjoyed her humorous stories. I will miss our dances. She had a heart of gold. We will miss her and we love you, Kimi Reed.

Joni (Sterner) Belote
   Posted Tue January 14, 2020
i had the pleasure of working at OCS with Kimi. She was always kind, caring, helpful and willing to do what she could to help others. A fun loving coworker and a joy to be around. You will be missed by the many whose lives you touched. Thanks for the many laughs. Rest In Peace my friend.

cheryl Brutkoski
   Posted Tue January 14, 2020
So sorry to hear the passing of Kimi , she was a great person , I worked with her several years at the Brandon Training school ..Everyone that knew her will miss her smile and the love she had for people May she RIP

Debbie whittemore Murphy
   Posted Wed January 15, 2020
having grown up in ForestDale . I knew Kimi many years and her Mom “Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts

Connie Demars
   Posted Fri January 17, 2020
Rest in Peace, my good old friend. :(

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