In New Haven August 14, 2004, Anita Reid of South Montowese St. Branford. Wife of 62 years of John Edward Reid Jr. of Branford. Mother of Linda Holland of San Diego, CA., and Susan Knopick of Laguna Hills, CA. Sister of Rita Larensen of Bloomfield and Mildred Baumann of Prarieville, LA. Also survived by 5 grandchildren. Predeceased by her son John Edward Reid III and her brother, Raymond Yanez. Rita was born in Staten Island on September 19, 1919, a daughter of the late Baldomero and Bertha Yanez. She worked as an office bookkeeper for Spear-Newman in West Haven. She was a long time Branford resident and a communicant of St. Mary Church in Branford. She was also a member of the American Legion Post 83 Ladies Auxillary.
Funeral from the W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 504 Main St. Branford Tuesday at 9:30 with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 at St. Mary Church in Branford. Burial will be in St. Agnes Cemetery in Branford. Friends may call Monday (TODAY) from 4-8 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Legion Youth Activity Fund, 240 N. Main St. Branford,Ct. 06405.
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