AB, Kalamazoo College, 1943. Master of Arts, Brown University, 1944.
Language teacher, Birmingham High School, 1943; cryptographer, United States Army, Washington, 1944; instructor French, Spanish, Kalamazoo College, 1945-1946; assistant professor French, Drury College, Springfield, Missouri, 1946-1948; instructor French, Triple-Cities College of Syracuse University (name now State University of New York), Endicott, 1948-1950; private tutor French, Ithaca, New York, 1952-1970; teacher French, Boynton Junior High School, Ithaca, 1962-1965.
President Ithaca High School Parent-Teachers Association, 1969-1970. Candidate for Ithaca School Board, 1971. Vice president Cornell Campus Club, 1976-1977, president, 1977-1978.
Volunteer United States representative Matthew McHugh, Public Library. Book Sale; secretary, board directors, Second vice president Tompkins Community Hospital Auxiliary, 1990-1991. Board directors Hangar Theatre, 1978-1984.
Volunteer, secretary board directors Upstairs Gallery, since 1975. Member American Association of University Women (president 1957-1958, cultural affairs chairman, chairman educational project for public schools 1968-2000), Philanthropic and Educational Organization, Hangar Theatre Support Organization (chairman opera trips, president 1979, 80, 81), Phi Kappa Alpha, Alpha Lambda Delta.
Married John William Reps, June 26, 1948. Children: Martha Christine, Thomas William.