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Rebecca Elizabeth "Becky" Reid

Halifax Herald 10/15/2004

REID, Rebecca Elizabeth "Becky" - 21, West Advocate, Cumberland Co. It is with sadness we announce the passing of Becky Reid. Becky passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 13, 2004, in the New Halifax Infirmary, QEII, Halifax. Born in Halifax on September 6, 1983, she was the cherished daughter of Charles and Donna (Halvorsen) Reid, of West Advocate. Besides her parents, she was a loving sister to Mandy, Wolfville; and Layton, Charlottetown. She will be sadly missed by her grandmothers, Rae Reid, West Advocate, and Betty Halvorsen, Montreal; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by a brother, Ben Judson Reid. Becky was an avid sports enthusiast, playing soccer, basketball and badminton for her high school teams. Becky attended St. Mary's University. Her enthusiasm, love for life and compassion for others make her a special "Angel" who touched people of all ages. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the Cystic Fibrosis Team of the IWK, and the nurses, doctors and health care teams of the QEII for their many years of care. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, October 16, in Advocate United Church, Rev. Dan Gunn officiating. A reception will follow the funeral service in the Advocate High School. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Amanda Dillman, a special friend of Becky's currently awaiting a lung transplant in Toronto c/o Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro. Arrangements entrusted to Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro. On-line condolences at: www.smithsfuneralhome.com