LORNE ARTHUR REIST
June 11, 1938 – December 21, 2022
Sadly we announce the passing of Lorne Arthur Reist on December 21st, 2022 at GRH Freeport Palliative Care, Kitchener, Ontario in his 85th year. He is survived by his wife, Patricia (Marks) who he married on September 13th, 1969, his son, Scott and his daughter Tracy. Lorne was grandfather of Alexis Reist (Craig Rheaume), Casey Langer (Randy Rheaume) and Emily Reist-Current and great grandfather of Sierra and Aubrey Rheaume.
He is also survived by his sisters, Pat (James) Meek, Susan (Jeff) Hinton, Louann (Ken) Neuzil, Deborah (Blehr) McIsaac and Diane Hipson., his sisters-in-law and brothers-in law, Dorothy (Jim) Holland, Susan (Raymond) Coté, and Barbara Schinkman (Henry Rozema).
Lorne was predeceased by his sister, Lorraine (2022) and brother-in-law, James (2012) Beggs, his parents, Leona (Beckner) (1981) and Arthur Reist (2004) and stepmother, Iris (Small) Kabel (2004). His mother-in-law and father-in-law, Margaret (Peggy) and Roy Marks, and his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, James (Diane) Marks, and William (Carol) Marks also predeceased him.
Lorne lived in the Winterbourne and Elmira area and was a long time employee of Elmira Machine Industries Inc. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and his time at the Elmira & District Rod and Gun Club. Other hobbies included reading, making use specific knives and tooled leather belts.
In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or funeral service. A private inurnment will be held at a later date. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Elmira Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, 11 First Street East, Elmira, ON N3B 2Z5 on January 29th, 2023, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Donations could be made to the Canadian Cancer Society as expressions of sympathy.