REID - A funeral service for James "Jim" Reid, 58, of Peru, who passed away Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, was held Saturday at St. Louis of France Church, Sciota, N.Y. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated by Rev. Gilbert Boisvert, Pastor. The pall was placed on the casket by his children, Jennifer and Joseph Reid; and his sister and brother-in-law, Mary Kay and Dan Gaffney. The crucifix was placed by his loving wife, Joan Reid. Readings were proclaimed by his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Janet Speranza-Tobin and Michael Tobin. Gifts were presented by his niece and nephew, Annie and Nicholas Speranza. A eulogy was given by his best friend, Paul O'Connell. Organist was George Shnob. Pallbearers were his nephews, Anthony and John Speranza; and his close friends, Peter Lake, Ken Minear, David Richardson, Jim Howard, and Bill Price. Burial followed at the parish cemetery, where Rev. Boisvert recited committal prayers. Arrangements have been entrusted into the care of the R. W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court Street, Plattsburgh.