Danvers — Calvin J. Reid, 89, died unexpectedly in Maine on Friday, July 26, 2013. He was the loving husband of the late Mary (White) Reid, who predeceased him in 1994.
Born in Somerville on July 10, 1924, he was the son of the late Albert and Delilah (Legge) Reid. He was raised and educated in Somerville, and served honorably in the U.S. Army during WWII. A resident of Arlington for many years, Mr. Reid had been a Danvers resident for more than 40 years.
Since 1998, Mr. Reid owned and operated Label Haus Inc. A leader and innovator in the label industry for more than 50 years, he launched, sold and purchased many label converting companies, including ScreenPrint, Label Craft and Reid Graphics.
A faithful member of the former Calvary Episcopal Church, Mr. Reid was a proud member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts.
He is survived by a brother, David Reid of Illinois; his sisters-in-law, Barbara Calnan, Dorothy Adams and Gladys Goss; and many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings Lloyd, Lawrence, Reginald, and Winston Reid, and May Bolis.
ARRANGEMENTS: His Funeral Service will be on Friday, August 2, at 10 a.m., in Calvary Episcopal Church, corner of Holten and Cherry Streets, Danvers. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Visiting hours are Thursday, from 4 to 7 p.m., in C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers Square. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to All Saints Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 393, Danvers, MA 01923. www.LyonsFuneral.com.