MR. RICHARD M. REID
Of Saugus, formerly of Lynn - Mr. Richard M. Reid, 54 years, died on Sunday, March 13th at his home in Saugus. He was the loving husband of Carol (Bognanno) Reid of Saugus with whom he shared 31 years of marriage.
Born in Saugus and raised in Lynn, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Lorraine (Barlow) Reid. As a child, he was very active in Lynn Little League and Babe Ruth where he was a pitcher and was scouted for the major leagues. Mr. Reid previously worked at Belle Steel in East Boston and the Lynn DPW. He also worked for the former Banfield & Associates of Lynn, West Lynn Creamery and Waste Management. In the year 2000, he began making customized jewelry boxes and sold them online through his websites. A devoted husband and father, Mr. Reid had resided in Saugus since 1981.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Reid leaves two daughters, Nicole Reid of Saugus and her fiancee Edward Parker of Woburn, Jennifer Reid of Saugus; one son, Joseph Reid of Saugus; two sisters, Penny Chakoutis and Donna Parini both of Lynn; one brother, Robert Reid of Hampton Falls, NH. He was the son-in-law of Gloria Bognanno-Fallon of Lynnfield and brother-in-law of Frank Bognanno of Wakefield, Diana Caron of Naples, FL, Joanne DiNatale of Rowley and Gina Pires of Saugus.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105 or the charity of your choice.
Funeral from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS on Friday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral mass at Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus at 10:30 a.m. Relatives & friends invited. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 p.m.
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