MERIDEN - Anne Ivers Reiske, 75, of 110 Tulip Drive, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2006 at Coccomo Memorial Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Richard F. Reiske. Born in Meriden on Dec. 27, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Olive Corbly Ivers. She was a graduate of LaSalle Junior College in Newton, Ma and until her illness had been employed as Medical Secretary in the office of Dr. Cliff D. Martell. She is survived by three sons, Lee Reiske of Meriden, Tom Reiske and Chad Reiske, both of Alabama; two daughters-in-law, Shelly Reiske and Mandi Reiske, both of Alabama; five grandchildren, Erica, Madison, Hunter, Ryan and Ava Reiske, all of Alabama; a sister-in-law, Elaine LaButis of Meriden; and special cousins, John and Arcangela Claffey. She is also survived by many close friends, Bill Cusano, Dolores DiGiovanni, Dr. Cliff Drechsler Martell, Linda Cashman, Mary Rose Salamone and Marianne Poirier. She was predeceased by a half-brother, David Ivers and a half-sister, Shirley Murphy. The family would like to thank the staff at Coccomo Memorial Health Care Center, expecially Wing 100. The funeral will be held Tuesday, April 18, at 10:30 a.m at St. Joseph Church, where a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery in New Britain. Relatives and friends may call at the Beecher and Bennett Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden, Monday, April 17, from 4 to 8 p.m.

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  1. Dear Family: Anne will be greatly missed. I will never forget her smile and her cheerful conversation whenever I called or visited my doctor…Dr. Martell. She was always able to accomodate me if I needed an appointment. With deepest sympathy.

  2. Dear Lee and Family, I did not have the privalage of knowing your mother. She raised a great son (yes you Lee) and to do such a wonderful job just means that she must have been a wonderful person. All our love.

  3. Dear Lee We were saddened to read of your Moms passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. I miss YOU! Hope you are doing well and enjoying your new business. John and I are both doing well and headed for Punta Cana, Dominican Republic for my April vacation. Please know that we are thinking of you. Love, Donna

  4. I was deeply saddened to hear of Annes passing. She was such a kind & caring lady with a great sense of humor. We had many laughs over lunches together. She was very proud of her family, and spoke of them often. She would always ask me how my special needs daughter Laurie was,and even had us over one Christmas Eve when she was living on Linsley Ave. I will never forget Anne,I am glad I got to know that wonderful lady. May she rest in peace. My Heartfelt Condolences to her wonderful Family. May God Bless you all. Love, Patty Matos

  5. I was very fond of Mrs. Reiske, every time for 10 years I went to Dr. Martells office she was there and would talk to me. I also knew Mr. Reiske from the laundry I worked in then I started going to Dr. Martell. She was a very nice person.:-)

  6. Mrs Reiske was my best friend Chads mom she was my second mom she took me on my first vacation to cape cod with Chad and dad#2 she took me to my first restaurant you see i grew up poor and Mrs Reiske try to make my life better which see did every birthday she got me gift she alway invited me over for dinner she consider me as one of her own kids she would always buy me things i will never forget all the things she has done for me i loved her with all my heart and i will always keep her in my heart she was a saint and i know she is in good place now wth dad ,toddy,cousin mary and grandmother olive ill miss you mom but i will never forget you love your Roberto

  7. Mrs. Reiske’s mother was my fifth grade teacher. My deepest sympathy to the Reiske and Ivers families. God bless.

  8. To Anne’s Family: Ann was my lifeline to the greatest doctor in the world, Dr . Martell. Whenever I needed an appointment Anne was right there in her calm demeanor manner saying to me ….don’t worry doctor can see you this afternoon.. With that said you knew that you were on your way to recovery. Anne we love you and we will all miss you.

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