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Roald Reid

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Roald C. Reid 1927-2010 BENNINGTON My loving, darling husband, gentle and kind, Roald C. Reid died Friday morning November 26, 2010 at the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington. He was 83. Roald was born in Manhattan, N.Y., August 9, 1927 and lived in the Bronx, N.Y. He married Laura M. Glazier on July 3, 1988 and in November of 1991 they moved to Bennington. At the age of 18 Roald began working at Fisher Scientific Chemical Company in New York City. The company later moved to Summerville, New Jersey where Roald retired after 46 years. He was an avid classical pianist and was trained by his mother. After work he would practice daily for 4 hours. He especially loved Franz Liszt, Alexander Scriabin, Richard Wagner and Gustav Mahler. Roald also enjoyed amateur photography, science, pets and nature. Survivors include his wife Laura M. Reid of Bennington, two sister in laws Alis Headlam and her husband Gerry of Rutland, and Sue Swartz and her husband John of Leverett. Mr. Reids' family pre-deceased him. FUNERAL NOTICE: A service of remembrance will be held at the Green Mountain Christian Center on Main Street in Bennington on Thursday December 9, 2010 at 11 a.m. with Pastor John Goyette officiating. Beautiful music which Roald loved will be included in the service. The burial will take place in the family lot in Park Lawn Cemetery in Bennington. If friends desire contributions in memory of Roald C. Reid, they may be made to the Parkinson Disease Foundation through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.

Published in Bennington Banner on Dec. 6, 2010
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