Mary-Reimer-Obituary

Mary McConkey Reimer

Decatur, Georgia

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REIMER, Mary M. Mary McConkey Reimer of Decatur, formerly of Avondale Estates, died Tuesday, December 29, 2015 of complications from a stroke at the age of 90. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and her husband of 53 years John (Jack) Reimer. Mary is survived by six children:...

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Margaret and Phillip, What a blessing to have had a lucid and loving mother that lived to be 90 and enjoyed a wonderful, full life! God has taken her home to rest in the arms of Jesus until he comes again. Find joy and comfort in knowing you will see her again.

Jack, Margarett and all your siblings, I feel your pain, your heart, and your loss. I have been down that same road of laying my parents and all but one sibling to rest. You sort of feel like an orphan even though you are grown up w/kids, and grand kids of your own. You have all been so blessed to have had your mother in your lives for such a long time. And knowing that she is in the arms of her heavenly father now will bring much joy to your own lives as time passes by. May the Lord...

As an Agnes Scott alumna, I was so impressed by Ms. Reimer that I shared some information from her obituary on the Agnes Scott College Alumnae Facebook page. I have put below what I wrote on Facebook. I thought you would want to know that, in fewer than 20 hours, more than 150 people have been touched by what a great example she was to all ASC alums!
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I just got word that Mary McConkey Reimer, who used to live in my neighborhood, has died at the age of 90. She attended ASC,...

The Reimer family has certainly been very fortunate to have this wonderful lady in your lives. May God give you strength during this difficult time.

I'm so sorry for your loss. Will be praying for the family.

Margaret & Family,

My sincere condolence to you and your family. You all were truly blessed to have a remarkable mother and I know she will be missed. Know that God will comfort you during your time of loss and you all will see her again in heaven.

Margaret (Ransom) Robinson
AHS '74

My sincere condolences to the family.

I'm so sorry for your loss. I never met Mrs. Reimer but I sure have enjoyed stories about her from Margaret. I know I would have loved her. She was one of a kind.