Edith Leona Reid
The family of Edith Leona Reid announces her passing on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Mountainside Lodge in Fredericton, NB. Born in Fredericton, NB, she was the daughter of the late E. Leslie and F. Leona (Tracy) MacFarlane.
Edith attended UNB and graduated in 1946 with a Bachelor of Science. Upon marrying her late husband, Major (retired) James M. Reid, Edith moved multiple times across Canada. She attained a Bachelor of Education in 1971 from the University of Manitoba. Upon their retirement, Edith taught art and industrial drafting for several years in Fredericton. She loved her cats and spending her summers at her cottage on Grand Lake.
Edith is survived by a son Michael Atkinson (Mary Lee) of Fredericton, NB; daughters Leslie Reid (Jennifer) of Fredericton, NB, Karen Davidge (Brock) of Keswick, NB, Shonn Martin (Kim) of Waterloo, ON and Kim Cameron (Ian) of Scarborough, England; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Edith was predeceased by her husband James Reid, daughter Kate Reid and a brother Tracy MacFarlane.
A memorial gathering will be held from 2-4 PM on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at McAdam's Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Scotchtown Cemetery in the spring. Donations in Edith’s memory can be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.