Kathleen M. ReidAugust 29, 1931 ~ August 18, 2017 (age 85)
Kathleen M. Reid, 85, of Bristol, NH, died after a long illness at her home on Aug. 18, 2017 surrounded by her loving husband and children.
Kathleen M. Reid was born on August 29, 1931 to the late Ann Marie and Thomas E. Sheehan of Boston, MA. Kathleen was one of ten children. She graduated from Roslindale High School, Roslindale, MA class of 1949. As stated in her yearbook, “We’re lucky to have one of the Sheehan’s in our class, too…. especially a cheerful, sunny one like Kathy…Gay and amusing….Ah, but she’s the shiny one!”
Kathleen – was such an incredible cook! She could make a pound of hamburger stretch so far and taste so good! She could make a seemingly empty refrigerator into an elegant meal and her house was always open! She was an incredible seamstress! She would stay up until all hours of the night to make her children new clothes for Easter! She loved needlepoint, crocheting, gardening, dancing, bowling, the ocean and reading!
Kathleen was a nurse, working at Faulkner Hospital in Boston, MA, Glover Hospital in Needham, MA and NANA in Bristol, NH. As well as a Teacher at Cobb Memorial School, Altamont, NY.
Kathleen was a woman of great faith and brought Christ to everyone she met! She loved to pray the Rosary, say her prayers and pray for everyone who asked for prayers.
Family members include her husband of 67 years, John H. Reid, Sr. of Bristol, her children:
John H. Reid, Jr. (Joyce), of Litchfield, Nancy J. Reid, Elizabeth R. Morrison (JP), of Bristol,
Robert G. Reid (Beryl), of Alexandria, Kellie A. Braconier (Karl), of Hebron, Theresa K. Reid of Wynantskill, NY, Karen M. Huntoon (George), of Dover, MA, David M. Reid (Cindy), of Center Harbor, and Peter L. Reid (Missy), of Meredith, several grandchildren, and great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Nancy Jean Reid who died six years ago and Son-in-law, George P. Huntoon one year ago.
Visiting hours will be held at Our Lady of Grace Chapel, 2 West Shore Rd., Bristol, on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 pm. An additional calling hour will begin at 10 am on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 at the Church until the Mass of Christian Burial begins at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at NH Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen at 1:00pm.
Donations in memory of Mrs. Reid may be made to Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, 46 Langdon Street, Plymouth, NH and/or La Salle Institute, 174 Williams Road, Troy, NY 12180.
Thibault-Neun Funeral Home, 143 Franklin St., Franklin, NH, is assisting with arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.neunfuneralhomes.com