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Roger E. Reid

Date of Death: January 22, 2022

Date of Birth: May 7, 1935


Great Island – Roger E. Reid, 86, of Great Island died Saturday, January 22, 2022 at his home with the love and support of his family . HE was born in Brunswick, ME on May 7, 1935 a son of John S. Reid and Winnifred (Sheen) Reid. He graduated from Brunswick High School in 1953.

Roger  joined the US Navy and served on the USS Hale and USS Smalley during the Korean War. He was a long-time lobsterman from the age of 8 to 80. Roger worked many construction job and retired from BIW after 22 years. His long retirement allowed him time to enjoy hunting, fishing, long rides “UP NORTH” and spending time with his family.

Roger was predeceased by his parents, an infant daughter RamonaJean, his wife of 56 years Lucy Maxine (Dunning) Reid, two brothers; Elmer and John, two sisters; Dorothy and Rita.

Roger is survived by his sister Glennis Toothaker, son Clayton Reid and wife Edna of Great Island, son Michael Reid and wife Marie of West Bath and by a daughter Lorraine Beaulieu and husband Sherwood of Brunswick. Roger also leaves behind 9 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, one great great granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial donation may be made in Roger’s memory to CHANS Hospice, 45 Baribeau Dr. Brunswick, ME 04011 or to the National Kidney Foundation of Maine, 6 City Center, Portland, ME 04101

A graveside service will be held in the spring at the Hix-Small Cemetery in Bowdoin. Arrangements are in the care of Funeral Alternatives, 46 Bath Rd. Brunswick. Condolences may be shared at

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