Gwendolyn S. “Gwen” Reid, 60, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Born in Virginia, Gwen was raised on the Peninsula.
She graduated from Colonial Williamsburg’s elite training for restaurant chefs. Gwen retired after 40 years as a garde manger chef. She was a loving wife and mother and faithful member of Rehoboth Baptist Church in Virginia Beach.
Mrs. Reid was preceded in death by her parents, Leon and Lucille Manigo. Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Dawn Nicole Reid; son, Nick Reid; grandson, Tyler Jordan Reid; siblings, Leon Manigo (Stella), Gloria Ridges (Ike), Andrew Manigo (Sham), Sherry Manigo and Joseph Manigo (Valerie); and a whole host of loving nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, with the Rev. Harry C. Poole officiating, at Rehoboth Baptist Church, 182 S. Birdneck Road, Virginia Beach. The family will receive friends the hour before the service.
Share online condolences with the family at Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory.