Kathleen Ann (McCarthy) Reid

October 19, 1943 - February 20, 2022

Service: Memorial service in West View United Methodist Church, Thursday 11:00 a.m.

Kathleen Ann Reid (McCarthy) passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family on February 20, 2022 at the age of 78. She was born in Brighton Heights on October 19, 1943 and graduated from Oliver High School in 1961. However, Ross Township was where she called home for nearly 50 years.

Kathy is survived by her husband of 56 years, Robert Reid; children Melissa Reid of Morgantown, WV; Aimee Metz (Reid) and her husband Chad of Pittsburgh, PA; Robert Reid of Pittsburgh PA. Her greatest joy was loving her grandsons, Brady and Mason Metz.

She is preceded in death by her parents Edward and Louise McCarthy.

Kathy felt passionately about serving her community and was honored to serve on the North Hills School Board from 2009 to 2021. She always voted in the best interests of the students. She was steadfast in her beliefs and never wavered. Kathy considered this service to be one of her greatest accomplishments.
No visitation. Memorial service in West View United Methodist Church, Thursday 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the North Hills Marching Band.
Checks made payable to: North Hills Foundation, In care of Lori Rieger, 135 6th Ave, Pittsburgh,Pa 15229. Arrangements by Devlin Funeral Home Inc.

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  • Ed Wielgus

    I am deeply saddened hearing of Kathy’s passing. I will always cherish the time that I served with her on the school board. I really enjoyed our relationship and will remember all of the happy times we spent together at the meetings.
    Please know that the Reid family is in my prayers.
    Rest in peace Kathy.

  • Bertha McGinnis

    My thoughts and prayers are with you. I have such happy memories of Kathy.

  • Leslie

    So sorry for your loss &My deepest sympathies
    Kathy was a awesome person, She is one of a kind and gave her heart to NH .Kathy will be truly missed .

  • Jaimie Kasperowicz Spagnolo

    Deepest condolences to the Reid family. North Hills cheerleading definitely wouldn’t have been the same without her…she will be missed!

  • Michele Luzik(Lee)

    Somehow she always knew when I was in trouble, but never hesitated to get me out! My biggest regret is not getting to spend more time with you. Love you<3

  • Eric Stoneberg

    Though I havent seen her since I was a teenager I remember her big heart for her family and their friends. She really got a kick out of us – I remember her laugh! Hugs to the family, especially my old friend Aimee.

  • Eric Kasperowicz

    Kathy was the best. She was a legend at North Hills and will forever be missed. Rest In Peace.

  • Rose Fritz

    Reid family,
    So very sorry for your loss.
    May Kathy rest in Heavenly Peace. 🙏

  • Jared DiGirolamo

    I was happy to know her almost 25 plus years a good person a good soul and just fun to be friends with and just she was special my prayers to everyone and i will miss her

  • Larry & Connie Sapp

    Our deepest sympathy for Bob and the family. May she Rest In Peace.

  • Mimi Boylan (Medwid)

    My deepest sympathy to the Ried family. May Kathy rest in peace.

  • Jean Lee Wahl

    What a great relative and outstanding person in all her endeavors.

  • Janet Schmitt

    God’s blessing to you Kathy. May you Rest In Peace.

  • Brock Meldon

    Condolences to the family.

  • Gretchen laporte

    May you Rest In Peace.

  • Bill aguglia

    She was a wonderful women who always put her community first she surely will be missed God rest her soul

  • Mark Kasperowicz

    To the Reid’s — so sorry for your loss. Kathy and her love for North Hills will truly be missed.

  • Carol J. Ferguson

    My deepest sympathy to all of the family. Kathy was a special North Hills Member and did so much for so many. We will never forget her impact on so many lives.

  • Timothy Ryan

    Rest in eternal peace, Kathy

  • Paul Skelly

    You will be missed Aunt Kathy



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