We ask the Higher Power, God the Father, for help and for mercy. We ask for the intercession of Jesus. We ask for the prayers of Mary, the Holy Mother. We ask for the prayers of the Angels and the Saints in our petitions. We ask for your prayers. God help us all.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Staff Sgt. Nicholas J. Reid, age 26, of Rochester, New York, died on December 13, 2012, in Landstuhl, Germany from wounds suffered on December 9, 2012, in Sperwan Village, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.
He was assigned to the 53rd Ordnance Company (EOD), 3rd Ordnance Battalion (EOD), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.
Nicholas graduated from Brockport High School in 2004. He enlisted in the Army in 2006.
This was his second deployment to Afghanistan.
Raphael, Archangel, pray for Nicholas
Friends describe him as a cool kid who was quiet.
Nicholas is survived by many loving friends and relatives including his parents, Kenneth and Dorothy Reid.
Pray for all who are mortally injured in combat and who linger and suffer. Amen.
Thank you for serving, Nicholas.
Let us pray that Nicholas Reid is in heaven. Let us pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.