John (Jack) Arthur Stuart Reid

1921-2009

John (Jack) Arthur Stuart  Reid
John(Jack) Arthur Stuart Reid 1921- 2009

At Newport Beach, California on January 10 2009, Mr John (Jack) Arthur Stuart Reid of Huntington Beach, California, husband of Doris E. (Meating) Reid. He was born Oct 10 1921 at New Denver, British Columbia, a son of the late John W. and Thomasina (Boyd) Reid. In addition to his wife Doris E. of Huntington Beach, California he is survived by a daughter Peggy of Denver, Colorado, grand daughters; Tiffany and Desiree and great grand daughters; Lily and Delany all of Colorado. He was predeceased by a brother George.
Jack grew up in Mexico to the age of 18 and came back to Canada to join the RCAF in 1939 when war broke out in Europe. He spent 2 and a half years in the ETO and after the war he returned to Mexico briefly and then moved to California, Santa Fe Springs, Cayoucos and back to Huntington Beach, California. A master machinist by trade he also dabbled in real estate and worked for the State of California.
A memorial service for the immediate family and close friends was held at the Gary E. Waycott Memorial Chapel, at the St George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage St, St George NB,with Rev Keith Osborne officiating. The interment took place at the L’Etete Community Cemetery. A reception was held at the St Mark’s Anglican Church hall following the service