Thomas Reid

Thomas Reid, 80, born in Glasgow, Scotland and came to the US in 1947.  He has lived in Northvale for over 50 years and passed away at home on Friday, April 12, 2013.  Beloved wife of the late Rita.  Loving father of Robert Reid and his wife Deborah of Bergenfield, Debra Reid of Elmwood Park, and the late Edward.  Adored grandfather of Randall, Daniel and Heather.  Dearest sister of Margaret of CA and Jeanette of FL.  Also survived by many loving cousins,nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

Mr. Reid was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War.  He  was a plant manager at Hoke Inc. in Cresskill for 35 years before retiring.  Tom was a 52 year member of the Alpine Tilden Masonic Lodge in Tenafly, a 23 year member of the Closter Elks Lodge 2304, served 17 years as Scout Master for Boy Scout Troop 327 in Northvale, belonged to the Northvale American Legion Post 366, was a 5 year member of the Northvale Volunteer Ambulance Corps and was a strong advocate of better education for the children of Northvale.

Family will receive friends Monday 5 – 8 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale.  A Funeral Service will be held at 7:30 PM.   Interment Tuesday 11 AM at Tappan Cemetery, Tappan, NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Northvale Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 196 Firenze Street, Northvale, NJ 07647 in Tom’s memory would be greatly appreciated.