Reginald Reader

Obituary of Reginald Reader

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​Reginald Austin Reader

​November 25, 1941 – August 16, 2022 

Passed away peacefully at the age of 80 at Western Memorial Hospital with his Family by his side. Dad was born at the Stephenville Crossing Hospital to Anita & Roy Reader. They resided in Heatherton, at the age of 16 years old his family moved to Cox’s Cove where he met the love of his life our mom, Grace.  They Married on January 29th, 1960 and was married 62 years. They lived in Cox’s Cove all their married life until November 2021 where they moved to the Mountainview Meadows Senior home.  Thank you so much for the care you gave our dad. He would tell us how good the staff was to him and mom and the great meals they had.  

The family would like to extend a big THANK YOU to Dr. Robert Brake who was his Physician for 50 plus years.  

The family would also like to send a big THANK YOU to the Western Health Staff on 3A.  You were all so good to him while he was there. You made sure he was clean and shaven every day. You were also so good to our mom when she would call in to inquire about him.  We will always be grateful for your care;we can never thank you enough especially with the shortage of staff, but you all still went above & beyond.  

​Left with fond and loving memories is his wonderful wife of 62 years, our mom, Grace Park - Reader; Son - ​Dennis (Doris); Cox’s Cove; Daughters: Cavelle (Edmund) Gaulton, Cox’s Cove and Corinna (Edward) Stuckless; Badger Lake; Grandchildren; Dion (Trish) Reader, Cox’s Cove, Danny (Kalli) Reader, Christopher Cove, ​Jessica Stuckless (Michael Antle), Grand Falls, Eddie Stuckless, Fort McMurray, AB And Scott (Robyn) Stuckless, Edmonton, AB; Great Grandchildren: Brandon Reader (Kayla), Ontario, Ryder Reader, Cox’s Cove, Spencer & Molly Stuckless, Edmonton, AB, Oliver & Jaxon Reader, Christopher Cove and Baby Antle to be; Sister Shirley (Deceased) & Newman Hicks, Stephenville, ​Aunt Shirley was the sister our mom never had; Brothers: Quinton & Melinda (Deceased), Fox Island and Randy & Brenda,  Ontario; Brothers-in-law: Samuel Park (Deceased), Willie (Deceased) (Millicent) Park, Cox’s Cove, Irvine (Yvonne) Park, Cox’s Cove/Clarenville, Clarence (Judy) Park, Cox’s Cove and Elvis (Heather) Park,  Port au Port; Special Nephews: Baxter (Nancy) Park, Ottawa And Owen (Marilee) Park, Cox’s Cove; Sister-in-law Kathleen (Bern) Park, McIvers; Special Aunt Brenda Reader, Montreal; Special Cousin Eliza Hann, Summerside; Special Friends: Jim & Violet Wells, ​Curtis & Nettie Gaulton and ​David & Daisy Park; as well as a large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends  

Friends may visit St. Nicholas Anglican Church in Cox’s Cove on Friday, August 19 between the hours of 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Celebration of his Life 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Funeral Service on Saturday, August 20th at 11:00 a.m. officiated by Rev. Terry Loder and Pastor Canning. 

Cremation has taken place by his request.  He will be layed to rest at a later date where he will be between our Mom when it’s her time and his Mom, Anita at the Mount Patricia Cemetery.

In Lieu Flowers Donation can be made in his Honor to the Cox’s Cove St. Nicholas Anglican Church or the Emmanuel Pentecostal Church Memorial Fund.

Wearing a mask would be greatly appreciated. 

Friday
19
August

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, August 19, 2022
St. Nicholas Anglican Church
Main Street
Cox's Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Friday
19
August

Celebration of Life

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, August 19, 2022
St. Nicholas Anglican Church
Main Street
Cox's Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Saturday
20
August

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, August 20, 2022
St. Nicholas Anglican Church
Main Street
Cox's Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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