William R. Reid
William R. Reid
  • September 18, 1931 - August 21, 2017
  • Clearwater, Florida

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William Ralph Reid Jr, 85, of Clearwater, Florida passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017 at his home under Hospice care surrounded by family. He was born in Philadelphia, PA, son of the late William Reid Sr. and Catherine Reid (Keller). He was a graduate of Mastbaum High School and Spring Garden Institute. He was a Korean War Navy veteran. He had a 40 year career with IBM. He was also a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church. He enjoyed surf fishing, cigars, shuffleboard and Caribbean cruises. He was preceded in death by his first wife Catherine Reid (McPhillips). He is survived by his daughters Helen Andra (Rick), Joanne VanHorn (Pete Groth), Eileen Dylinski (Michael), son William Reid (Donna Wernert) and eight grandchildren, Michael Andra, Matthew Andra, Randy Van Horn, Emily Groth, Theodore Dylinski, Nicole Dylinski, Andrew Reid and Erin Reid. He is also survived by his second wife Rose Quartucci Reid, step-daughter Margi Becker (Harold) and step-granddaughter Heather Quartucci. Florida family and friends may call on September 8, 2017 10:00 a.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Clearwater, for a funeral mass. Pennsylvania family and friends may call on September 15, 2017 10:00 a.m. at Epiphany of Our Lord Church, Plymouth Meeting, for a funeral mass. Interment will be directly after mass at George Washington Memorial Park, Plymouth Meeting. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Suncoast Hospice or the American Heart Association in Bill’s memory.