In Rememberance: Holly Reed

08-04-2012 by

Emily McGinley

Holly G. Reed (M.Div., 1980), 56, of West Lebanon, previously of Littleton Mass., passed away on April 25, 2012 at her home. Born in Seattle, Wash., she was the daughter of the late William and Jean Reed Scheibe and the husband of Richard Koegler. Holly was Pastor at the Richmond Congregational Church in Richmond.

Holly earned a Bachelor's degree in Comparative Religion at the University of Washington, a Master's of Divinity from the McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago and a PhD in Practical Theology at Boston University. She loved academia, reading books and traveling, especially her travels to Iceland. She also enjoyed all the time she was able to spend with her three dogs.

In addition to her husband she is survived by two daughters; Alison J. Koegler of Somerville, Mass., and Cynthia R. Koegler of Littleton, Mass., Son, Eric D. Koegler of Littleton Mass., and a sister; Robin K. Reed of Las Vegas, Nev.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Relatives and friends attended a memorial service at the Richmond Congregational Church, 1515 State Road, Richmond MA 01254 on Sunday April 29, 2012 at 1 p.m. In lieu of Flowers the family would like donations to be made to the Richmond Congregational Church Attn: Scott Phelps.

Published in The Berkshire Eagle from April 28-30, 2012