Marilyn Audrey(Price) Reels, 81, of Worcester, MA went home to our
creator on May 26, 2020. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph
Hamilton Reels 4th and her son, David Marcus Reels. Mrs. Reels is predeceased
by her three brothers, William Price Jr., John E. Price Sr. and Wendell Price;
and she is predeceased by three sisters, Delores Price Carlos, Adelaide Price
Alston and Donna Price Garr. She is survived by her son, Joseph Hamilton
Reels 5th of Worcester, MA and by her daughter, Heavenly Joy Reels Alexander
of Providence, RI; by her brother, Rev. Richard Price; and by three sisters,
Sylvia Price Jackson, Joyce Price Price and Iris Price Dickerson. She is also
survived by eight grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren and by many
nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mrs. Reels was born on August 11, 1938 In Harlem, NY. She is the daughter
of the late William Price Sr. and Francis (Donahue) Price. She lived most of
her life in Providence, RI and Worcester, MA where she attended Commerce
High School becoming the first black cheerleader in the city of Worcester, MA.
Mrs. Reels attended medical school to become a Lab Technician and she went
back to college to earn a degree from Rhode Island College in 1981. She worked
at O.I.C. in Rhode Island as a Financial Aide helping many people go to college
and trade school and she also worked as an Assistant Financial Aide Director at
Quinsigamond Community College where she retired.
Marilyn loved dancing, reading and traveling. She has been all over the country
and most of the U.S. Virgin Islands. She was a Christian woman who loved her
church Belmont AME Zion where she served as a Missionary for many years.
Mrs. Reels loved life, her family and her friends and she will be truly be missed
by many many people.
A calling hour at Graham Putnam & Mahoney Funeral Parlors, 838 Main Street,
Worcester, MA 01610 on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 from 11:00-12:00 noon.
A Graveside Service will follow at Hope Cemetery, Worcester, MA.
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