Passed away peacefully at the Sault Area Hospital on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at the age of 86.
Beloved wife of the late Jack Bennett. Loving mother of Suzen Breault (Mel), Lewis "Louie" (Nancy), Brian, David, Steven (Patty), Laura Lee Foglia (Sam) and the late Fred Bennett. Cherished grandmother of Clayton (Lianne), Kevin (Leanne), Lou (Jessica), Tina, Bobby (Jessica), Brandon, Jason (Marie), Kevin, John, Heather, Peter (Shawlee), Nathan, Sarah (Brent), Patty (Larry), Brad (Robin) and Jeremy. Great grandmother of 17. Daughter of the late Chester and Lillian Glidden. Sister of the late Cora Kennedy, late Helen Schell (late Angus), late Pearl Reilly (late Bernard), late Earl Glidden (Rita), late Elgin Glidden (late Earla), Margaret Rivers (late Alfred) and Donald Glidden (late Judy). Reta is predeceased by her in-laws Stella Tauvette (late Leo), Tom, Bill, Walter (late Charlotte) and Dolly Stiber (late Paul). Reta will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Reta maintained life long friendships with family members in Gravenhurst where she grew up. Always making an annual trip to spend time with the Glidden family, who were so very dear to her. Special thanks to the Sault Area Hospital nurses Tracey and Allison and to the staff of Cedar 1 at the F. J. Davey Home especially Tara and Tracy. A private funeral service will be held at First Baptist Church. Pastor Jack DeVries officiating. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Alzheimers Society would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home - Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington Street E. 705-759-2522). Please visit www.arthurfuneralhome.com to leave a message of condolence for the family.