Grace Reid

Obituary of Grace Reid

Grace M. (Lobb) Reid, age 97, born in Morton and a resident of Lima, PA, died Saturday, May 14, 2011 at home. She was a graduate of Media High School and a resident of Lima for the last 69 years. Grace was the owner and operator of the Little Ranch Poultry Farm in Lima, PA with her late husband George S. Reid.

Grace was dedicated to the family farm where she especially enjoyed the farm animals. She loved spending time with her family, hosting work parties, working the farm and family outings. She was an avid reader and enjoyed knitting and crocheting.

She was the daughter of the late Evans S. and Ethel M. (Magnier) Lobb. She was the wife of the late George S. Reid who died in 1985. Sister of the late Alice Zittle, Mary Urbanski, Dorothy Abramczyk, Frank, Harry, Ethel and Ernest "Lefty" Lobb.


3 DAUGHTERS: Jeanne R. Young of Glen Mills, Grace A. Gilbert "Baba" of Lima and Nancy M. Crow (Clifford) of Atlanta, Georgia.

SISTER: Margaret "Peggy" Preston of Mesa, Arizona.

GRANDCHILDREN: Thomas R. Young, Nancy Kremmel, Cindy Bevilacqua, Shirley Huebner, Sheri Dillard and Debra Crittenden.

GREAT GRANDCHILDREN: Heather, Christopher and Brandon Young. Stephen and Ashley Kremmel. Kristin and Kurt Bevilacqua. Jennifer, Caitlyn, Kirsten Huebner. Michael, Corey and Jacob Dillard.

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS: memorial donations may be made to Reformation Lutheran Church (Kitchen Fund) 102 W. Rose Tree Rd, Media PA 19063 or Neighborhood Health Agencies Inc. Hospice 400 E. Marshall St. West Chester, PA 19380.

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