Philip G. Reid, 96, of Hudson passed away peacefully on Monday August 26, 2013 at the Fairview Nursing Home where he resided for 6 years.
Philip was a devoted family man who cared for his wife, Helena for many years during her declining health. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends including his many friends and caregivers at Fairview Nursing home. Philip had a strong work ethic, actively practiced his Christian faith and was very proud of serving his country in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He was born on December 28, 1916 in Franklin, NH, to the late George and Helen (Westcott) Reid.
He is predeceased by his wife of 64 years, Helena (Parkhurst) Reid, and two brothers, Harold and Edward Reid.
Philip is survived by two daughters, Christine Patterson and her husband James of Merrimack, and Ann Elizabeth Rutledge of Varnville, SC and her husband George; son David Reid and his fiancé, Kathy Mahar of Sufside Beach, SC several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
There are no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Mercy, 16 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack on Friday August 30 at 9:30 AM. Burial will be at the NH State Veteran’s Cemetery, Boscawen, NH at 2 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Philip’s memory to: Our Lady of Mercy Outreach Ministry, 16 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack, NH 03054