Hilda "Nan" Reinman,
95, of Clayton passed
Sunday, Jan. 25, surrounded by family and friends.
Hilda was born Aug. 30, 1919, on Pt. Penninsula, a daughter
of Howard P. and Grace Halliday Cheever. When she was an
infant, the family moved to the town of Clayton and she
attended area schools. She graduated from Clayton High
School with the class of 1936.
She married Murray J. Reinman on Sept. 7, 1940, at St.
Mary's Church with the Rev. George E. Racette officiating.
Mr. Reinman died April 15, 1995.
Murray and Hilda established Reinman's Furniture and
Hardware in 1946 and operated it until 1972 when their son,
James, took over. Hilda's granddaughter, Mary Heyman, and
her husband, Bill, have operated the store since 1991 with
the youngest granddaughter, Melissa Tinney, joining forces
Hilda had a fun loving spirit, whose life was centered
around her family. She enjoyed dancing and traveling with
her husband and entertaining family and friends at their
home and the cottage on the River. She was a communicant of
St. Mary's Church and a member of its St. Anne's Altar &
Surviving are her two children, James (Gloria) Reinman,
Clayton and Shirley (Ernie) Pitcher, Dexter; six
grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; two sisters,
Isabelle Howard, Chaumont and Mary Turcotte, Clayton; a
brother, Howard Cheever, Chaumont; and several nieces,
nephews, and cousins.
Besides her husband, Murray, she was predeceased by a
sister, June Corp.
As per her wishes, there will be no calling hours. There
will be a memorial Mass celebrated at St. Mary's Church at a
time and date to be announced.
Arrangements are entrusted to Cummings Funeral Service,
Donations can be made to St. Mary's Church, 521 James St.,
Clayton, NY 13624, Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham
St., Watertown, NY 13601, or to River Hospital Foundation,
43861 NYS Rt. 12, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607.
Online condolences may be made
Information provided by Cummings
Funeral Service and Newzjunky.com, Watertown