Nina Ray Reed of Manchester passed away on November 17th, 10 days shy of her 77th birthday, after a period of declining health. She was the daughter of Ray Mason and Irene Ralph (Almeida). Nina was born and raised in Rhode Island. As a young girl, she was a member of a USO troupe. Along with her sidekick, Rusty Mulligan, she appeared at nearby military establishments, variety shows, and other local celebrations, as a ventriloquist duo. She attended E. Providence High School. Her lifetime careers included dental assistant, bar owner, bartender, waitress, and owner of a sport memorabilia business. Nina enjoyed reading and going to the movie theater.
Survivors include her daughter Robin Morrell and her husband Glenn of Weare, son Robert Reed of Maine, grandchildren Jason Morrell and his wife Andrea, Dana Morrell and her fiancé Connor Western, Lea Frinzell, Lindsey St.Laurent, MacKenzie Reed, Robbie Reed, great grandchildren Jocelyn, Eliza, and Natalie, and many sisters, cousins, nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Nina’s memory can be made to Hillsborough County Nursing Home, FBO Unit A-1, 400 Mast Rd, Goffstown NH 03045 or Alzheimer’s Association (alz.org), PO Box 96011, Washington DC 20090-6011
SERVICES: A memorial gathering will be held Sunday, December 5th from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. with a memorial service held in the Funeral Home immediately following beginning at 11:30 a.m. To view Nina’s Online Tribute, send condolences to the family, or for more information, visit www.CSNH.com.