Memorial service for crash victim
Friends and family gathered in the Carl Taylor Auditorium at Schenectady County Community College Tuesday to honor the memory of Elaine Reid, who was among the victims of a church van accident on the Thruway on Sept. 18. The van was en route to Glenville. She was the mother of Pastor Robert Reid of First Light Christian Assemblies Church. Posted on October 6, 2010.
The hands of Pastor Robert Reid move through pages of scripture in foreground as near him, at the podium of the Carl Taylor Auditorium, Sherry John leads in the singing of "Amazing Grace," as a memorial service was held Tuesday night at SCCC for Reid's mother, Elaine Reid, also called Mother Cherry, who was among those killed in a church van accident last month enroute to Glenville.
Five-year-old Hezekiah Binnan turns to watch the audience as his mother, Nereida Binnan, both of Schenectady, join in a memorial service Tuesday night at Schenectady County Community College dedicated to Deaconess Elaine Reid, one of six people killed in a church van accident downstate.
Pastor Robert Reid on Tuesday night opens the memorial service dedicated to his mother, Deaconess Elaine Reid, one of six people killed in a church van accident Sept. 18 enroute to Glenville.
Although busy at the memorial service held at SCCC for his mother, Pastor Robert Reid spent some moments in the auditorium with his son, four-year old Samuel.
Arriving to Schenectady Tuesday night from the Newburgh area, relatives of Elaine Reid take part in a memorial service held in her honor at Schenectady County Community College.
Psalmist Jammel Halsey offers a musical tribute from the stage of SCCC's Taylor Auditorium for Mother Cherry Reid.