- Rebecca Ellen (Black) Reynolds, 86, passed away Sept. 7, 2016, at home surrounded by her loving family in body and spirit. She was born July 6, 1930, in East Machias, the daughter of the late John F. and Annie F. (Crocker) Black.
She loved her family more than anything else. She cherished the wonderful celebrations at the house, with all the children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, attending picnics, birthdays, and holidays. She will be remembered for all the wonderful food she made with love for her family, her special apple pie, and her huge Christmas trees. She worked many years at the Greenland Theater Drive-Inn during the summer, Grahams Take Out and Restaurant from 1970-1986, and then at Maine Wild Blueberry Factory from 1986-2008, until her retirement at age 78. She was a graduate of Washington Academy class of 1948, and enjoyed attending the Alumni Banquets. In recent years, she enjoyed her trips to McDonalds, visiting Anna in Brewer, and having people stop by.
She is survived by her loving children, Carla and Larry Morgan, Mary Lou and Hoppy Moore, and Ellen Bridges; grandchildren, Debbie Murphy and Eric, Bobby Moore and Anne, Timmy Moore, Chris Bridges and Christina, Jay Bridges, Katrina Bridges, Jordan Reynolds and Jayson, Alex Reynolds and Paul; great-grandchildren, Hayley and Cassisdy, Shannon and Aaron, MaKenna, Blake, Addison, Dylan, Taylor, Grace Sue, Logan, and a much loved new one arriving soon; great-great-grandchildren, Audrey and Emersyn; two special sisters-in-law, Anna D. Black and Abbie Getchell; a special niece, Margaret Gagnon and her husband, Tom; and many many other loving family members.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, J. Henry; a son, John Robert; three brothers, Frank, James, and Carlton; a sister, Mary; and a sister-in-law, Eleanor Black.
Friends may visit with the family from 6-8 pm Monday, September 12, 2016, at McClure Family Funeral Home, 467 Dublin Street, Machias. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 am Tuesday, Sept. 13 at Holy Name Catholic Church, Machias, with Father Paul Marquis, Celebrant.
Interment will follow in the East Machias Village Cemetery. A Celebration of her life will follow at the family home 450 Main St., East Machias.
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