2010-01-29 / Obits

Mary Lee Reid


Mary Lee Reid, a 14-year Rockaway resident, died January 21.

Reid was born in Sumter County, South Carolina and upon coming to Rockaway she became a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Arverne.

Reid was preceded in death by her mother, Delia Dicks Sinkler; father, George Sinkler; husband, Eugene Reid, Jr.; sisters, Maggie Reid and Delia Lou Felder; brothers, Hopkins, Frank, Elijah, Willie and Freddie Sinkler.

She is survived by companion, Henry Phillips; daughter, Tanya James; son, Jamard Pierson; grandchildren, Martell Phillips and Myashia Herbin; sisters, Francena Richardson and Elizabeth Washington; sisters-in-law, Grace Sinkler, Fannie McClary and Louvenna Wiely; goddaughter, Esther Mae Sinkler; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. Visitation and funeral service were held at Macedonia Baptist Church, Arverne. Interment took place at Rosedale Cemetery, Linden, New Jersey.

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