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Gerald "Terry" Reid

February 25, 1944 ~ July 20, 2020 (age 76)


On July 20, 2020, Terry Reid of Newville passed away peacefully at the age of 76.  

Terry was born on February 25, 1944 in Chapel Arm, the third son of A. Robert and Lillian Reid. He married his wife, Ida Holwell from Herring Neck, in 1967. Terry accepted a teaching position on New World Island and they eventually settled in Newville and raised their family of three children. 

Terry will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Ida; their daughter, Pauline (Rod) Mercer of Ponoka, Alberta; Stephen (Susan) Reid of Newville; Robert (Sharon) Reid of Virgin Arm; and Vivian (Cyril) Dalley of Durrell. Left to mourn are siblings Harvey (Betty) Reid, Joyce Alcock, Vivian Tiller, Dorothy (Robert) Hogan, Beth (Earl) Ferguson, Robert (Carol) Reid, Charlie (Darlene) Reid, and Jacquie (Leon) Mills, sisters-in-law Maude Reid and Marina Holwell, and brother-in-law Lewis Jones. Terry was a loving grandfather to Heather Reid, Alexander, Nicholas and Gina Mercer, Audrey Ryan and Gabriella Mercer. He will also be fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews and countless friends. Terry was predeceased by his parents; in-laws; brothers Winston and Alton; sisters-in-law Marie Reid and Vivian Jones; and brothers-in-law Lewis Alcock and Harvey Tiller.

Throughout his life, Terry's passion was the outdoors and he was an avid hunter, fisher and gardener who enjoyed being in the woods, on the water, and in his gardens. He loved music, often found singing and playing the accordion, and spent many hours sharing this love with others. HIs commitment to his career, church, and community was admired by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.  However, his greatest joy was spending time with his friends and family.

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