In memory of
Sandra Jean Reid
Sandra Jean Reid, 67, formerly of Harbor Beach, passed away peacefully on Jan. 7, 2017, at McLaren Bay Region after a long illness. She was born Sept. 29, 1949, at the Harbor Beach Community Hospital, to Bernard and Catherine (Downey) Shubitowski. She graduated from Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic High School in 1967. She graduated from Saginaw Valley State University with a bachelor's degree in social work and then went on to receive her master's degree at Wayne State University. Sandy spent many dedicated years working for Catholic Family Services in the inner city of Detroit and also in Bay City. Much of her free time was spent working for the poor by helping in soup kitchens and assisting those with mental and physical handicaps. Sandy is survived by her two daughters, Caroline (Darrell) Swartz of Harbor Beach and Loretta (Michael) Isham of Sebawing; her mother, Catherine Shubitowski of Harbor Beach; her five grandchildren, Alex Swartz, Noel Wolschlager, Hope Wolschlager, Ashley Isham and Faith Isham; one great-grandson, Carter Wolschlager; her five siblings, Catherine (John) Messing of Lexington, Rose Moody of Lawton Oklahoma, Janis (Mohsen) Lotfalian of Newburgh, Indiana, Paula (Don) Smith, Albion and Robert Shubitowski, of Caro. She is preceded in death by her father, Bernard Shubitowski; her sister, Carol Shubitowski, and her brother-in-law, Ron Moody. Funeral Mass for Sandra will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at Our Lady of Lake Huron Catholic Church, of the Holy name of Mary Parish, with Fr. William Spencer officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation for Sandra will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at the Ramsey Funeral Home of Harbor Beach. Visitation will also be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at the church. A Parish Vigil Service will take place 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at the funeral home. Memories can be shared at www.RamseyFH.com
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