Ed Reader, Sr. passed away over the weekend, according to his son.
Ed was Manchester’s oldest VFW member at 99 years of age. He would have turned 100 in October.
He was a World War II veteran and prisoner of war and became a VFW member when he left the service in 1945, 78 years ago.
Click here for a video about Mr. Reader’s incredible military life. Honoring WWII Veteran Ed Reader Sr in his 100th year and 70th year in the VFW – YouTube