Obituary: Cedric Reid, 56, Beloved Brother of Valzie Peterkin

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Feb 222017

Cedric C. Reid, 56 of West Haven entered eternal rest Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

Born in Jamaica, WI to the late Cephas and Lurline Williams Reid, Cedric has been a resident of West Haven for the past five years and prior to that he was a resident of Stamford.

He was a graduate of Kolbe-Cathedral High School, a former counselor at Camp Washington in Lakeside, CT and a former member of St. John’s Episcopal Church.

He served in the US Navy and was honorably discharged.

In addition to his parents a sister, Lorna Reid-Walter predeceased him. He leaves to cherish his memory two daughters, Lisa Reid-Sadler of Bridgeport and Lindsey Reid of Stratford; three sisters, Evette Goodwin of FL, Elaine Stewart of Jamaica, WI and Valzie Peterkin of Orange, CT; two granddaughters, Linette and Kendal Sadler; a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.

A mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 768 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport with the Rev. Dr. Geoffrey Hahneman, officiating.

Interment will follow the service in Park Cemetery. There will be no calling hours.