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Anita T. Reynolds, 87, of Northern Tier Way, and formerly of Reynolds Road, West Chazy, passed away Feb. 2, 2018 at the CVPH Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Plattsburgh on April 2, 1930, the daughter of Fred and Colombe (Lejeune) LaRose.
Anita married Jacob Reynolds on Sept. 25, 1947. After 64 years of marriage, Jacob passed away on Jan. 27, 2012.
Anita attended OLVA in Plattsburgh and Peru Central School. Prior to retirement, with her spouse by her side, she worked the family farm, Reynolds Dairy. She was also employed by Chazy Apple Orchard for 30 years as Quality Control Inspector and was known as "Miss. Anita". She was an avid volunteer and loved working with children. Anita was a woman of faith who enjoyed reading the bible, watching birds in nature and she always took time to "smell the flowers". Above all else was her love of family. Spending time with her grandchildren and attending family functions would always bring a smile to her face.
Survivors include her children, Marlene (David) Gagnier of Hyde Park, Vt., Deborah (Dan) Dupree of West Chazy, and Glenn (Christine Thibault) Reynolds of West Chazy; one sister, Marjorie LaRose of Plattsburgh; eight grandchildren, Edward (Tammy) Friedrich, Eric (Heather) Gagnier, Aaron (Rebecca) Dupree, Tyson (Darby) Dupree, James "Jamie" (Lydia) Reynolds, Daniel (Ellen) Reynolds, Jeremy (Paula) Reynolds, and Katrina Reynolds and her partner David Parrott; nine great-grandchildren, Breanna Friedrich, Carter Friedrich, Gabrielle Gagnier, Alice Dupree, Benjamin Dupree, Trenton Dupree, Ronan Reynolds, Abigail Reynolds, and Noah Reynolds; and several nieces and nephews.
Anita was predeceased by her four sisters.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 at 10 a.m. in St. Peter's Church, 114 Cornelia Street, Plattsburgh. Entombment will be private at Whispering Maples Memorial Gardens, Plattsburgh.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Northern Tier Senior Housing Activities Fund, 1 Northern Tier Way, P.O. Box 597, Champlain, NY 12919 or the CVPH Foundation.
To share a photo, story, or condolence with Anita's family, please visit www.rwwalkerfh.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted into the care of the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901.
Published on February 6, 2018
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