Willis Reid

Obituary of Willis Alexander Reid

It is with heavy hearts that the family of the of late Willis Alexander Reid, “Skipper”,  of Deer Lake announce his peaceful passing on June 1st, 2022,  just days before his 94th birthday. Skipper leaves to mourn, with fond and loving memories, his children Harry (Mary) Reid, Judy (Neil) Freake, Elaine (Lloyd) Coish, Tony (Joy) Reid, Wayne (Millicent) Reid, Paulette (Barry) Lambert, Colleen (Reggie) Tilley, Craig (Brenda) Reid, Rhonda (Terry) Janes, Kirk (Jeanette) Reid; step-children Norma (Jim) Simms, Dan (Edith) Critch, Roxanne (John) Decker, 29 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren;  brothers Eugene (Florence) Reid, Russell (Lillian) Reid, Winston (Ann) Reid, Willie (Hazel) Reid; special friend and sister-in-law Monie Tulk; special friend and caregiver Annabelle Cross; along with a long list of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

Skipper was pre-deceased by his parents Douglas & Alice Reid and wives Joan Reid & Bessie Reid.

Visitation will be held at Fillatre’s Funeral Home on Thursday June 2nd, 2022, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. for family. Friends may visit the funeral home on Thursday, June 2nd, 2022, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. and Friday June 3rd  ,2022, 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 4th , 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church in Deer Lake, NL with Reverend Jocelyn Cook officiating. Interment to follow at the United Church section of the Deer Lake Inter-denominational Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the St. Paul’s United Church. The family would like to send a special thank-you to Nurses, Doctors and staff of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, ER, Unit 3D, Unit 3C & the Palliative Care Unit; Paramedics; Community Health Home Services; Annabelle, Della and all the home care workers he has had over the years;

Thursday
2
June

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday, June 2, 2022
Fillatre's Funeral Homes -
10 Clinic Drive
Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
709-635-3572
Friday
3
June

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, June 3, 2022
Fillatre's Funeral Homes -
10 Clinic Drive
Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
709-635-3572
Friday
3
June

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, June 3, 2022
Fillatre's Funeral Homes -
10 Clinic Drive
Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
709-635-3572
Saturday
4
June

Funeral Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, June 4, 2022
St. Paul's United Church
17 Spruce Street
Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
(709) 635-2932

Interment

Deer Lake Interdenominational Cemetery - United Section
77A Wight's Road
Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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