Mary Belle Reider

Dec 11, 1918 - May 25, 2013


Mary Belle Reider, age 94, of Willard, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2013, in Erie County Care Facility in Huron. 

She was born Dec. 11, 1918, in Willard, daughter of the late Witmer and Della (Davis) Reese and was a life long Willard resident. She was a graduate of Willard High School and worked as a cook for the Willard School District.

Mrs. Reider was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard where she was a member of the CLC and the Rosary Altar Society.

She is survived by three daughters, Patricia (Richard) Cann, of Huron, Joan (Dennis) Simpson, of Willard, and Kathryn Knallay, of Sandusky; a sister, Carleen Funk, of Willard; a sister-in-law, Virginia Heffley, of Rhode Island; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Joseph Reider on Dec. 31, 2011; a son-in-law, James Knallay; two sisters, Margaret Cavello and Clara Vaughn; and a brother, John Reese Sr.

A Memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard. The Rev. Eric Culler will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Willard. 

Memorial contributions can be made to the St. Francis School Fund or the Erie County Care Facility.

Secor Funeral Home, Willard, is handling arrangements. Condolences can be made to the family at