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SEPT. 11, 1920 -- MARCH 28, 2005

Marion E. Reynolds, a longtime employee of New York Telephone, died unexpectedly March 28 in her Amherst home. She was 84.

Known as "Dot," Miss Reynolds was born in Illinois and was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving stateside. She remained a member of the Naval Reserve for several decades afterward.

She moved to this area after the war and worked 45 years at New York Telephone, retiring in the 1980s.

Miss Reynolds was a member of Telephone Pioneers of America, had served two terms as president of the Chief Petty Officers Club of Western New York and was one of the first docents at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park.

Miss Reynolds was a member of First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Amherst, and of the mother church in Boston, Mass.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Harry A. Wedekindt Funeral Home, 280 Grover Cleveland Highway at North Bailey Avenue, Amherst. Burial will be private.


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