WATERTOWN — Reid F. Biletz, 67, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at the VITAS unit of St. Mary’s Hospital.
He was born in Waterbury, on May 2, 1947, son of the late Francis and Ida (Marchalonis) Biletz. A longtime Naugatuck resident, he graduated from Naugatuck High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Central Connecticut State University. Reid served in the Army Reserves, where he protected the Varrazano Bridge in New York City. He was a retired school teacher and an avid Red Sox fan. He enjoyed playing pool, computer games, and his lunches at Crabby Al’s in Thomaston.
Mr. Biletz leaves his fiancé, Susan A. Tracy and her family of Middlebury, and many close friends. He was predeceased by his sister, June Biletz.
Calling hours for Reid will be held on Friday, April 3, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck.
To send an online condolence, visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com.