REID, Russell

Passed away suddenly after a brief battle with cancer at the Lady Dunn Health Centre on Monday, June 26, 2023 at the age of 64 years. Beloved husband of Maria for 39 years. Proud father of Matthew (Rachel) and Marcus (Shannon). Loving grandpa of Robin and his granddogs Harley and Ryder. Son of the late Janet and Fraser Reid. Dear brother of the late Wayne (Kathy), Dennis (Jackie) and Cathy Roelans (Dave). Russell will be lovingly remembered by his many nieces and nephews.

Russell was a school board trustee for the last 29 years with the ADSB and a Rotary Club Member since 1999, as well as sitting on boards and being a member of various other organizations.

A Celebration of his Life will be held at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre, Chris Simon Drive, Wawa on Tuesday, July 4, 2023, from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Memorial donations made to the Rotary Club of Wawa would be greatly appreciated by the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Kerry Funeral Home, Wawa.

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  1. Dave and Tracy Blackmore

    To the Reid family, so sorry to hear about Russell’s passing, he will be missed by all who knew him.

  2. To Maria and family .. I cannot imagine your loss and sadness at this difficult time.
    Knowing Russell from our Sunday School and Youth Group days in Chatham .. he was a character!
    I have the most cherished memories of the Reid family and will always.
    Sending love from the Bennett families today and always.

  3. Scott Carruthers

    On behalf of Wawa Mustangs, Wawa Minor Hockey, and Michipicoten Junior Golf we want to thank Russell for his belief, and continued support of all Youth Development programming through Wawa Rotary. If you had a youth support idea, Russell would help polish it and coordinate a presentation to Rotary for funding.

    Thank you Russell, you have made an impact and will truly be missed!

    All of our condolences to Maria and family.