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Collette Patricia Reid

Died: Monday, April 28, 2014
Age: 84
Collette Patricia Reid, nee Wallace, died peacefully Monday, April 28, 2014.

She was born Jan. 20, 1930, to Cyrilla Orth and Robert Wallace and graduated from the University of Detroit. She earned a masterís degree in education from Wayne State University and taught primary school for many years in the Detroit Public Schools system.

Mrs. Reid relished music, singing and literature, boating and figure skating. She and her husband, Don, wintered in Marco Island, Fla., where friends and family were welcome and well entertained.

Her family said she had a beautiful smile and was a wonderful, generous, caring person, loved my many. She maintained many lifelong friends and will be deeply missed.

Mrs. Reid is survived by her children, Donald Kevin Reid and Julie Reddick and grandchildren, Emma and Brian Reid and Rachel, George and Ian Reddick. She also is survived by her sisters, Roberta W. Coffey and Pamela W. Hammel; brothers-in-law, Robert Reid and Godfrey Hammel and 10 nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Donald K. Reid, and infant son, Mark Wallace Reid.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at noon Tuesday, May 6, at St. Paul on the Lake Catholic Church, 157 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms. Visitation begins at 11:30 a.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Capuchin Monastery, 1750 Mt. Elliott, Detroit, MI 48207.
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