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REID, George C.

REID - George C. June 13, 2012, age 88, of Grand Island, NY, beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Peterson); beloved father of Francis (Deborah), Felicia (James) Kreuzer, Thomas (Sue), Cecilia (Kevin) Driscoll, Teresa (late Peter) Becker, Elizabeth (Thomas) Murphy, Rosetta (Patrick) Railey and the late Mary Rose Reid; also survived by 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. George grew up in Minnesota and lived in Western New York for over 50 years. Employed as a research chemist with Spencer Kellogg Industries until his retirement. Active in church organizations, including the Legion of Mary and Franciscan Third Order. George was an avid reader and writer, completing a memoir describing his childhood on a farm during the Depression years. He also loved classical music and enjoyed poetry and learning new languages. Nature walks and photography were other favorite hobbies. Friends may call Friday 4 - 8 PM at the SINICKI FUNERAL HOME, 250 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca, 892-8160 (same location as Sieck & Mast Funeral Home). A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday at 9 AM at St. Andrew's Church, Crocker and Reiman Street, Sloan (Please assemble at church). Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

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