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Obituary for Vashti Wilhelmina Reid

Vashti Wilhelmina Reid
March 13, 1933 - May 1, 2022

Passed away peacefully at the Civic Hospital, Ottawa on May 1, 2022.  Vashti was in her 90th year,  and was beloved by her friends and all who knew her.  Dear daughter of the late Ezekiel and Victoria Reid. Dear sister and sister-in-law to Levi and Ionie McLean.  Survived by a niece, nephew and manhy great nieces and nephews.

Born in Trewlany, Jamaica, Vashti migrated to Canada in 1974 and spent the years living and working in Ontario.  Her many accomplishments include leadership courses and cooking.

Special thanks to the Civic Hospital, Ottawa West Community and Paramed support staff for the wonderful care given to Miss Reid.  

Friends and family may visit at the Central Chapel of Hulse Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street on Friday, May 20, 2022 from 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8pm.  A funeral service will be held at the Ottawa Church of God, 1820 Carling Avenue on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 10am followed by interment at Capital Memorial Gardens.  For those desiring, the service will be livestreamed and can be viewed by clicking on the following link:  View the livestream of the service for Vashti Reid.

View the Livestream of the Graveside Service 

The graveside service is scheduled to start at 12:30pm.  Please note that this time is approximate.

              The Service and the graveside service are being recorded.  If there are technical issues with the livestream

a recording will be available on this site later.


View a Video Tribute to Vashti Reid