Mary Elizabeth (Bessie) Reynolds
1920 - 2012
Died peacefully with family by her side on Sunday, June 10, 2012 in Kitchener. Predeceased by her husband the Reverend Arthur G. Reynolds and brothers Phillip, James, John and Neil Fraser. Sadly missed by her children Mary (David Paleczny), Martha and Ross (Lesly); grandchildren David (Heather) and Marla (Eric) Benton, Patrick, Glenna and Jason (Amy) Garramone; and great-grandchildren Lily, Juniper and Cedar. Survived by siblings Murray (Ruth) Fraser, Alma McKinlay and Donald (Lee) Fraser. Also missed by many nieces and nephews and the Paleczny family. Bessie graduated from nursing at Oshawa General in 1943, and will be remembered for her lifelong gift of caring for family and friends alike. She served with her husband in the pastoral charges of Annan, Leith and Johnstone, and Elmvale and Allenwood. After their move to Leaside in 1958, Bessie continued her life of service in the community and at Leaside United Church. Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends for a celebration of Bessie's life in LEASIDE UNITED CHURCH, 822 Millwood Road on Tuesday, June 26 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 2:00 p.m. with a reception to follow. Interment will be held in Leith at a later date. If desired, donations may be made to Leaside United Church, The Leith Church Restoration Fund, Trinity United Church, Annan or the Alzheimer Society of Toronto. Condolences and memories may be forwarded through www.humphreymiles.com.
Monday June 18, 2012
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