Mary-Lou Reid


Mary-Lou Reid (nee Gilhula) passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2022 at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Wife of the late Neilson Reid (1987). Mother of Dennis (Sue), Brian (Karen), Carrie (Rick) and Tracy (Rob). Grandmother of Steve (Christol), Melissa, Amanda (Dion), Ryan, Crystal, Sherry (Kim), Amanda (Tyler), Kelly, Michael (Victoria), Kristen (Lyle), Tyler (Tori), Nick (Carly), Cheryl (Danny) and Justin (Sabrina). Great-Grandmother of 32. Sister of Ken, the late Jack, Bill, and Jean. Predeceased by her parents Wilfred and Florence Gilhula. Mary-Lou was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 628 for many years. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all those that loved her. All are welcome to attend a graveside service Thursday August 11, 2022 at 12 noon at Arnold Cemetery. Those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mary-Lou’s name are asked to please consider


15 Comments on “Mary-Lou Reid”

  1. Dear Carrie .Dennis. Tracy , and family l am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother, Aunt Maggie is what l always called her, this is a difficult time and l just wanted to let you know that lm thinking about you , We certainly shared a lot of fun times at your parents house when we were kids. memories to remember and cherish. May She Rest in Peace, Perianne

  2. Mary-Lou I have missed you since you moved out . You were my neighbor and we kept an eye on each other . We had alot of laughs. You have earned your wings until we meet again. Condolences to your family. Jeannie ramsden

  3. So sorry to hear of Mary Lou’s passing and will keep all of the Reid family in my prayers. We have known Mary Lou since our St. Joseph School days and it was always a pleasure to meet her and recall our younger days. May your precious memories bring all of you comfort and strength. Sincerely Fran and Jack FitzGerald.

  4. My deepest condolences to the entire Reid and extended family. You certainly will be missed. All the reminiscing about the lacrosse days from yesterday. Lol. Our daily chats and plenty of laughter. May your laughter be contagious.

    Vicki Browning -Ladd
    Douglas Browning Sr. And family

  5. Mary-Lou Reid (Gilhua)
    I love you and I miss you very much.
    I miss your smile and your talks
    Your sadly missed by all
    Love you Mom
    Love Always Sue D

  6. Our deepest condolences to the entire family you are in our thoughts prayers.
    R.I.P. Mary-Lou

    Marcella and Mario Vesnaver

  7. Dear Brian, Carrie, Dennis and Tracy- So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. My deepest condolences to the entire family.
    She was a Bridesmaid at my wedding, so I will always remember her that way. Take care.

    Aunt Joann

  8. I remember your Mom as always laughing. I can almost hear it now. Very impressed Mary Lou had 32 grandchildren.
    Vicki Gilhula

  9. Brian, Carrie, Dennis and Tracy
    We were saddened to hear about the loss of your mom. She was a bundle
    of energy, loved life, and had a contagious laugh. She will be missed. Our condolences go out to the family.

    Gayle and Al Lambert, Susanne and Rob Walker, Debbie and Gord Perkins

  10. My deepest condolences to the Reid family, I worked with MaryLou at Consumers Distributing for years.

  11. Brian, Carrie, Dennis and Tracey

    So sad to hear of Aunt Mary Lou’s passing.

    Your Mother was a Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. She had thirty-two Great Grandchildren. This is a beautiful legacy she has left behind.

    Diane Gilhula

    Vicki Gilhula

    Mark Gilhula

    Joshua Gilhula

  12. My deepest condolences to the family. I was fortunate enough too get to know Mary Lou through the legion. She was the best to do luncheons with. We shared so many laughs and talks. It was truly never a dull moment when she was around and she taught me so much. Will never forget her and all the memories. Rest in peace beautiful you will be greatly missed.

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