Reta Mae (Sis) Bailey, 86, of McKeansburg, passed away Monday, April 20th, at Seton Manor. Reta was born in Brockton on May 13, 1933, a daughter of the late Eva V. (Troutman) and Harvey E. Smith. She was the widow of Lloyd (Buck) C. Bailey, they were married on January 27, 1951. She was a member of Christ Church McKeansburg. She was a homemaker for many years and a waitress for over 40 years at the former Brady's Seafood in McKeansburg. She served as Past Noble Grand of Lady Harmony, Rebekah Lodge #86. Reta is survived by two sons Bruce L. Bailey , husband of Diane of Schuylkill Haven, and Charles H. Bailey, husband of Laura of Tamaqua. She is also survived by grandchildren Ryan L. Bailey and his fiance Teena Marsh; Justin C. Bailey, husband of Kate; Ashley L. Pliska, wife of Stephen and five great grandchildren Bailey, Kenny, Evan, Isaac and Thea. She was preceded in death by an infant son, a grandson John L. Bailey, an infant brother Paul Smith and brother Harvey Smith. Interment will be held at Drehersville Evangelical Cemetery. Services are private and entrusted to the Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Orwigsburg.
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