Betty Jane (Jacques) Reid, 80, of Lake Placid, wife of Frederick N. Reid, passed away on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, with her family and children at her side.
Betty was born in Lake Placid on Feb. 11, 1933, to Charlotte and Donald Jacques, Sr. and graduated Lake Placid Central School in 1953. She was married to Frederick N. Reid on Aug. 10, 1953, at the Adirondack Community Church and worked at Uihlein Mercy Center for 25 years as a nurses aid and later as a cook for the nuns in the convent. She was a member of the Eastern Stars and a member of the Adirondack Community Church and choir for many years.
Betty was an avid volunteer for the Lake Placid Youth Athletic Association and volunteer for the 1980 Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid.
Betty is survived by her husband Frederick of Lake Placid; three sons: Ronald and his wife Melissa of Lake Placid, David and his wife Cindie of Deland, Fla. and Mark and his wife Diane of Monroe; one daughter, Elizabeth Ann and her husband Michael Quinn of Saranac Lake. Betty was blessed with nine grandchildren: Corey and his wife Shannon Goff Reid of Ausable, RJ and Morgan Reid (Ronald and Melissa) of Lake Placid, Stephanie Reid Nickell and her husband SGT Brian Nickell 5th Group Special Forces Support Fort Campbell, Ky.; Emilie
Reid (David and Cindie) of Deland, Fla., Adam Reid (Mark and Diane) of Monroe, Nicholas, Macayla, Gabrielle and Elijah, all of Saranac Lake. Betty is also survived by one great-grandchild, Hannah Reid (Corey and Shannon) of Ausable. Betty is survived by four sisters: Connie Preston, Janet Clark, June Preston and Virginia Warrington, all of Lake Placid, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Betty was predeceased by two brothers: Donald Jacques Jr. and Ellis W.
Jacques both of Lake Placid.
There are no calling hours. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 at the Adirondack Community Church in Lake Placid with the Rev. John Martin officiating. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
Relatives and friends are invited to "light a candle" and share a memory, prayer or leave online condolences at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Lake Placid Youth Athletic Association in her memory at Post Office Box 129, Lake Placid, NY 12946.
The M. B. Clark, Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arrangements.