Passed away peacefully on August 11, 2012 at 87 years of age. Devoted husband of 60 years to Elizabeth (Bette, nee Lyons). Dearest father of Janice & Norval Northcott, Constance Budd, Alan & Monica Reid, and Robert & Lois Reid. Loving grandfather of Christine, Caroline, Catherine, Devon & Dylan, Adam & Nathalie and great-grandfather of Lucas. Son of the late Russell & Alice Reid. Dear brother-in-law of Ann & Roger Sadler, David & Kathy Lyons, Ken & Sandy Kading and Joan Lyons. Special thanks to Russ’ many friends who enriched his life, and to the dedicated staff at Hotel Dieu Hospital. Donations to Alzheimer’s Society of Windsor and Essex, if you so desire, would be appreciated. Visiting Tuesday 10am until time of Funeral Service 11:30am at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at


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