Phyllis R. “Honey” Reidy
1952 - 2019
Phyllis R. “Honey” (Lindquist) Reidy, a loving
wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away suddenly, on
Saturday, Jan 19th. Phyllis was born in Melrose in 1952, the
daughter of Lewis and Phyllis Lindquist. Her family spent a few
years in Chelmsford before moving to Malden, where Phyllis was
raised and educated. After her graduation from Malden High
School in 1970, she attended Salem State College. She worked as
a bank teller for Central Bank for more than 10 years. Phyllis
also worked as a secretary, first at Robert Parks Corp, where
she met her future husband David. She later worked as a
secretary for the Mass State Retirees Association in Boston.
Phyllis and David were married in August of 1979 in Malden. They
then settled down in Malden to raise their family, and the two
shared over 40 years together. She enjoyed cooking, reading, and
playing solitaire, and was a master at scrabble. Phyllis was a
wonderful woman who understood life.
She is survived by her husband, David C. Reidy of Melrose, her
children, Christopher F. Reidy of CA, Jennifer K. Jackson of
Marblehead, and Megan D. Carolan of Revere, and her
grandchildren, Charlotte, Jacob, and Colin.
Funeral services will be held in the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule
Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on Saturday, January 26th,
at 10:00 AM. Interment will take place at a later date in Forest
Dale Cemetery, Malden. Visitation will be held at the funeral
home on Friday, January 25th, from 4:00PM – 8:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, kindly consider making a
donations in Phyllis's memory to the Curing Kids Fund at
Mass Eye and Ear, 243 Charles Street Boston, MA 02114