Agnes Kendrick Reiss, born Aug. 9, 1934, in Lake Placid, died peacefully at household in Westport, Connecticut, with her spouse and children by her side on Could 18, 2021.
She was identified with dementia in her later a long time, which finally led to the decline of her physical and cognitive qualities, but not her sort and happy spirit. With the aid of her loving spouse, who never remaining her aspect, she managed her upbeat and good outlook, often welcoming vistors with a smile and a music.
Soon after graduating from Lake Placid Higher School, she was identified by the well-known photographers Ozzie Sweet and Ruth Orkin. She then moved to New York City, where she worked as a product for the Conover Modeling Agency. Agnes’ photographs graced many magazines handles and commercials: Sweetheart soaps, Yardley’s of London, Coca-Cola, Ski NY, Basic Motors, and Ship and Shore Blouses. Agnes also worked at a reservation attending to the desires of an improvised Indigenous community in Banff, Alberta.
Agnes liked to sing and dance, and was recognised to belt out a song and dance a jig at any moment. She relished snowboarding and ice skating with her children and her grandchildren.
In 1960 she married Peter G. Reiss, also of Lake Placid, at St. Agnes Church in Lake Placid. They moved to Los Gatos, California, for five many years in advance of they settled in Westport, Connecticut, to elevate their family.
Agnes was predeceased by her parents Addie (Martel) and Joseph Kendrick, her loving daughter Agnes Mary, her brothers Joseph and Jack Kendrick, and sisters Ceceilia “Chummer” Savage, Terese Patnode and Mary Pat Chase.
Agnes is survived by her spouse of 60 decades, Peter Reiss of Westport, Connecticut daughter Juliana Smith of Southport, Connecticut, and her children Whitney, James and Christopher Smith daughter Jacqueline and spouse Jimmy Bebon of Easton, Connecticut, and their young children Agnes, James, Jack and Georgia Bebon her son Peter J. Reiss and wife Aimee of Boulder, Colorado, and their children Layla and Scarlet and quite a few nieces and nephews.
Agnes Rita Kendrick Reiss will be drastically skipped by all her buddies and spouse and children. A private burial will be held in Lake Placid on Saturday, May well 22. In lieu of bouquets, the relatives is inquiring for a donation in her memory to The Alzheimer’s Association at act.alz.org.
The M.B. Clark Inc. Funeral Dwelling in Lake Placid is in cost of arrangements. Relatives and buddies are invited to share a memory, upload a photograph or leave condolences at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.