Dennis W. Reed, 67, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Dennis W. Reed, 67, of 807 Burchard St., Watertown, passed away Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, at the University of Vermont Hospital.

Born Nov. 7, 1954, in Watertown, a son of Maurice and Joyce Reed, he was educated in Watertown schools.

Dennis retired from P&C stores and recently worked at Fort Drum until retiring due to illness.

He married Jill E. Johnson on April 15, 1978.

Among his survivors are his wife, sister in laws Kathy (Stuart) Salisbury, Betty Tanner, Cheri (Keith) Wright and Jan (Kevin) Patchen. Brother in laws William (Sue) Johnson, Charles Johnson and George Johnson and numerous nieces and nephews.

Dennis was predeceased by his parents, in-laws, Patty and Richard Johnson, a brother, Robert, a sister, Valerie, a sister-in-law, Pauline Chappel, a brother-in-law, Michael Tanner, and a niece and nephew Jessika and Tyler.

Honoring Dennis’s wishes, there will be no calling hours

Condolences may be made online at

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.