Bruce Reid

Bruce Reid AVERILL PARK - Bruce Reid, 84, died Tuesday February 4, 2014 at his home on Dunham Hollow Road surrounded by his loving family. Bruce was the son of the late Everett and Edith Wood Reid and cherished husband of Carolyn Corbett Reid for 63 years. Bruce graduated from Rensselaer High School in 1947. He served in the Army from 1950-52. He worked in the Engineering dept. of Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. for 41 years. Bruce was a communicant of 60 years and an Eucharistic Minister at St. Henrys Church in Averill Park. After retirement Bruce had many wonderful years to enjoy family, travel, gardening and antiquing with his wife. An expert woodworker he was the restoration side of the husband – wife antique business they operated for 45 years. He enjoyed working alongside his wife on the gardens of their Dunham Hollow farmhouse that they lovingly restored and where they raised their family. His kind and loving presence will be missed by all who knew him. Bruce was the father of the late Christine Nigro and Beth Vonn and brother of the late Lorena Embler and Janet Adrian. Survivors in addition to his wife include his son Daniel (Brenda) Reid of Poestenkill, his daughter Nora (Wayne) Reid-Craven of Cropseyville, his son in laws Richard Nigro of Gloversville and Kevin Vonn of Red Creek, NY, his grandchildren Michael and Bryan Nigro, Trevor, Leah (Adam) Bundy and Tyler Vonn, Adam, Emily and Bruce Craven and his great granddaughter Brynn Bundy. Relatives and friends are invited to call at St. Henry’s Church 39 Old Rte. 66 Averill Park on Monday 10-11 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am. Interment will be in St. Henry’s Cemetery, Averill Park. If desired donations in memory of Bruce Reid may be made to St. Peters Regional ALS Center 19 Warehouse Row, Albany, NY 12205. Visit for directions and guestbook.

Funeral Home

Perry-Komdat Funeral Chapel Inc
2691 Ny Highway 43 Averill Park, NY 12018
(518) 674-3100
Published in The Record on Feb. 7, 2014