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“My sympathy to the family. As Jesus looked to the Heavenly Father for strength and power in his time of sorrow,may you do the same. John 11:39-44 ”
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“To George's family, On behalf of George's brothers and sisters at American Legion Post 7, Easton, please accept our sincerest condolences and...Read More »
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“Dave, Kevin and Becky. We are so sorry to hear of George's passing. I have so many fond memories of George and Fran while I was growing up as a...Read More »
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“Dear Dave and Family,I am very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.With deepest sympathy,Mark Lanzalaco ”
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“Unkie was been a quiet. loving presence in my life as long as I can remember. He was always fun to talk to and just to be with (so much like his dad...Read More »
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EASTON----George William Reid, 83, died after a long battle with cancer on Tuesday, February 28 in Annapolis, MD. He was born in Easton, Massachusetts on November 10, 1933 to Alfred and Rowena (Haskins) Reid. He married Joanne Marie DeChambeau in 1956 who gave birth to their son, David Alan Reid. The marriage ended in divorce. In 1964 he married Francis Ann (Farnsworth) Reid, his loving wife of 47 years, who passed in July of 2011. George was raised by his parents in the town of Easton with his sister, Mildred (Reid) Wade, where he attended school then electing to serve his country by joining the United States Navy in 1952. He was honorably discharged in 1959 having fulfilled his eight year commitment with two years active duty and six years inactive reserve duty. He later earned his Journeyman Plumbing license and was a member of the Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union #51 until his retirement in 1995. He continued to work post retirement as a Job Estimator for Pring Plumbing and then as a Construction Site Inspector for Stop & Shop until his final retirement in 2010.

George moved to Annapolis Maryland in August of 2016 to be close to, and enjoy his emerging passion to sail with his son David. He loved the adventure of freedom of sailing and completed numerous outings in the Chesapeake Bay and several voyages along the eastern seaboard with his son.

George is predeceased by Francis Ann (Farnsworth) Reid, his loving wife of 47 years, and survived by his son David and his grandchildren Kevin Adam Reid and Rebecca Lynne Reid, his sister Mildred (Reid) Wade.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours at Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton, on Monday, March 6 from 9 to 11 AM with a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment to follow at the South Easton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to George's favorite charity; St Jude Children's Research Hospital (www.stjude.org/donate). For directions or condolences visit www.kanfuneralhome.com