Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home

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Our Obituaries

William J. Broussard Jr.

June 24, 1943 - November 5, 2021

William J. Broussard Jr., of Methuen, formerly of Reading, passed away on Friday November 5, 2021. He was 78 years of age. Born in Lawrence, William was the son of the late William J. Broussard and Helen (Lynch) Broussard. William is the beloved husband of Sandra (Saunders) Broussard. He is the devoted father of William J. Broussard III and his wife Marybeth and Melissa Kovacev and her...
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Kathleen M. (Kelly) "Kitty" Lynch

August 26, 1950 - November 1, 2021

Kitty Lynch passed away on November 1st at the age of 71, peacefully at her home in Reading, MA. Her battle with cancer showed her courage to face life's challenges with incredible strength. Despite the fight Kitty stayed strong until the end and passed surrounded by love. Kitty was born the youngest of five daughters to John and Margaret Kelly of Stoneham on August 26, 1950 in Winchester, MA...
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Brenda L. (Redfern) Norton

November 3, 1942 - October 25, 2021

Brenda L. (Redfern) Norton, of Reading, passed away on Monday October 25, 2021. She was 78 years of age. Brenda was born in Woburn and was the daughter of the late Leonard and Ella (Erwin) Redfern. In 1962, she married her high school sweetheart Eugene J. "Ed" Norton. They celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary on September 15th. Together they settled in Reading where she was a resident...
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Robert "Robbie" Redmond

July 5, 1959 - October 24, 2021

Robert Arthur Redmond was born on July 5, 1959 to and beloved by the late Sara (Lyons) Redmond and the late Robert L Redmond , and he passed away on October 24, 2021, after a long battle with COPD. Robert died peacefully at home with loved ones surrounding him. Robert leaves behind, his brother, Michael Redmond and his son Dylan Redmond Roberts, and his sisters, Margaret (Meg)(Redmond) ...
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Robert C. Parsons

March 8, 1937 - October 23, 2021

Robert C. Parsons, age 84, passed away peacefully at his home on October 23, 2021, surrounded by family. Robert's wife of 50 years, his beloved "Ruthie Babe", passed away in June. True soulmates who shared a love like no other. They were blessed with a marriage filled with friendship and laughter. The family finds great comfort in knowing they are together once again. Robert was a...
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Laurence M. Roussel

March 12, 1971 - October 1, 2021

Laurence Marie Roussel, age 50, passed away October 1, 2021 due to Metastatic breast cancer. She was born March 12, 1971in Chardonnieres Haiti. She married her long time friend and lover Olritch Donnat. Laurence loved to love on people, she loved to laugh and shared her love for cooking for her children Lauren and Skyla. For many years Laurence worked as a Senior Analyst at Bank of America....
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Barbara L. (Luongo) Beaucher

January 31, 1931 - September 30, 2021

Barbara L. (Luongo) Beaucher of Reading passed away on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House. She is 90 years of age. Born on January 31, 1931 in Chelsea, Barbara is the oving daughter of the late Silvio Luongo and Alice (O'Neil) Luongo. Barbara is a warm, kind and caring daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She will be deeply missed...
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Leo T. Kenneally

May 27, 1952 - September 29, 2021

Leo T. Kenneally, of Idaho, formerly of Newburyport and Reading passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. He is 69 years of age. Born on May 27, 1952 in Woburn, Leo is the loving son of the late Timothy Kenneally Sr. and Mary (Evers) Kenneally. Leo is a warm, kind and caring son, brother, uncle, great uncle, great great uncle and friend who will be truly missed. An accomplished runner...
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Richard K. Nolan

February 23, 1937 - September 28, 2021

Richard K. Nolan of Bourne passed away peacefully in Woburn on September 28, 2021. He was 84 years of age. Born on February 23, 1937 in Everett, Richard was the loving son of the late Clifford Nolan and Catherine Mary (Parrott) Nolan. Richard was a warm, kind and caring son, brother, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend. Richard was generous man who spent most of his...
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Shirley E. (Lord) Arsenault

November 11, 1929 - September 27, 2021

Mrs. Shirley E. Arsenault, (Lord), wife of the late Walter Arsenault, daughter of the late Edward and Hannah Lord, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at home in Middleton on Monday September 27. Walter Arsenault and Shirley were married on June 4, 1950, and made their home in Reading. They raised their 7 children, and ran their restaurant, Harrows, together for many years. ...
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Paul W. "Fergie" Ferguson

June 21, 1949 - September 14, 2021

FERGUSON, Paul. W. "Fergie", of Reading, September 14, 2021 at age 72. Beloved husband of Mary (Macklin) Ferguson. Cherished father of Susan Colella (spouse Justin), and David Ferguson. Loving grandfather of 2. Dear brother of the late James Ferguson and the late Janis Gerety. Paul grew up in Winchester and from a young age displayed the traits that so many people came to cherish during his...
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Carl R. Doucette

July 1, 1937 - September 10, 2021

Carl R. Doucette of Nashua, New Hampshire, formerly of Reading, Massachusetts passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021 at the age of 84. Born on July 1, 1937 in Reading, Carl was the loving son of the late Joseph and Julia Doucette. Carl was a warm and caring son, brother, husband, uncle, great uncle and friend. He will be truly missed. Carl worked at Zeneca Inc for over 30 years as...
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Frederick J. Boni

August 8, 1952 - September 4, 2021

Frederick J. Boni of Reading, Massachusetts passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2021. Born on August 8, 1952 in Malden, Massachusetts, Frederick was the loving son of the late Walter Boni and Alice (Gurska) Boni. Frederick was a warm, kind and caring son, father, and friend who will be deeply missed by all that knew him. Frederick, also known as Fred, was a well-known member of the...
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Gail Ellen (Maddock) Kelley

August 18, 1953 - August 30, 2021

Gail Ellen (Maddock) Kelley of Stoneham passed away on Monday, August 30, 2021. She is 68 years of age. Born on August 15, 1953 in Medford, Gail is the loving daughter of the late W. Howard Maddock and Eileen (McInnis) Maddock. Gail is a warm, kind and caring daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt and friend who will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Gail led a distinguished career in...
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Loretta A. Boudreau

September 2, 1945 - August 12, 2021

Loretta A. Boudreau, of Reading, passed away on Thursday August 12, 2021. She was 75 years of age. Born in Malden, Loretta was the loving daughter of the late Clifford and Ida (Cotreau) Boudreau. Loretta was a member of the Reading Catholic Daughters for many years. She did a lot of behind the scenes work for the Reading Knights of Columbus Council 1031. Loretta was very crafty. She loved...
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Eleanor C. (Smith) Keefe

July 24, 1925 - July 24, 2021

Eleanor C. (Smith) Keefe, of Reading, passed away on Saturday, July 26th which was her 96th birthday. She was the beloved wife of the late Frederick J. Keefe, to whom she was married for over 60 years. Born in Malden, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Elizabeth (Doucette) Smith. Eleanor was a graduate of Reading High School. Eleanor was a warm and caring person and never judged...
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Esther L. (Cunningham) McMillan

March 31, 1936 - July 23, 2021

Esther Louise Cunningham McMillan, 85, of Sanford, ME passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021, at home, with family by her side. Born in Gloucester on March 31, 1936, she was the daughter of the late John and Nora (Bowles) Cunningham. Esther grew up in Rockport, with two younger sisters and two younger brothers. After graduating from Rockport High School, she married Carroll McMillan, and...
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James J. Reppucci

July 30, 1959 - July 21, 2021

James J. Reppucci of Reading, passed away on Wednesday July 21, 2021 at Winchester hospital. He is 61 years of age. Born on July 30, 1959 in Somerville, James is the loving son of Robert Reppucci and his wife Linda, and the late Helen (Laughlin) Reppucci. James is a warm, kind and caring son, brother, husband, father, uncle and friend. He will be deeply missed. What brought joy to...
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Charles J. McKenney III

September 3, 1986 - July 15, 2021

Charles "Charlie" James McKenney III passed away suddenly on July 14, 2021 at the age of 34. Born in Brighton, MA and raised in Wakefield and Reading, Charlie was the loving son of the late Charles James McKenney Jr. and Alicia Paulson McKenney. He was the cherished brother of Alice McKenney Ingham and her husband Oscar, and Emily Anne McKenney. Beloved godfather, cousin, nephew, and great...
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Kathleen Reed "Katie" Bedingfield

May 30, 1998 - July 10, 2021

Kathleen (Katie) Reed Bedingfield, 23, of Reading died July 10, 2021, after battling a brain tumor for three years. In May, Katie graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health, a subject that became her passion after her diagnosis in 2018. Within days of graduation, her disease progressed quickly. Katie loved UMD and college, having figured out very...
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Jane Karen (Jellison) Duggan

July 10, 2021

Jane Karen (Jellison) Duggan died peacefully amongst family on July 10th. She was 77 years old. Jane was a lifelong resident of Reading, Massachusetts. She grew up on Salem Street, as one of the four Jellison kids: Judi, Joyce, Jane, and Jay. Jane and her husband Gerry would raise their family on Prescott Street in Reading, a home that was a haven to their family, friends, and sometimes...
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Thomas Frank Fitzgerald

August 26, 1948 - July 8, 2021

On July 8, 2021, a bell rang, and an angel got his wings. Thomas Frank Fitzgerald, best known as Papa, passed away on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at Winchester Hospital. He was 72 years of age. Born on August 26, 1948 in Holyoke, Thomas is the loving son of the late Thomas J. Fitzgerald and Marie (Carlin) Fitzgerald. Thomas is a kind and gentle son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle,...
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Barbara Anne (Stimpson) Leney

June 10, 1934 - July 8, 2021

Barbara Anne (Stimpson) Leney of Reading passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 8, 2020 at Lahey Clinic & Medical Center in Burlington. She was 87 years of age. Born on June 10, 1934, Barbara is the loving daughter of the late Charles Stimpson and Emily (Olson) Stimpson. Barbara is a warm and kind daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend. She will be...
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Rose Marie (Bruno) Cerasuolo

September 16, 1928 - July 6, 2021

Rose Marie (Bruno) Cerasuolo passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. She was 92 years of age. Born on September 16, 1928 in Boston, Rose is the loving daughter of the late John Bruno and Concetta (Blandino) Bruno. Rose is a warm, kind and caring daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend. She will be truly missed. Rose is the beloved wife of...
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Helen A. (Novak) Lee

January 18, 1928 - July 6, 2021

Helen A. (Novak) Lee of Reading passed away on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. She was 93 years of age. Born on January 18, 1928 in Jersey City, New Jersey, Helen is the loving daughter of the late John Novak and Dorothea (Sihler) Novak. Helen is a warm, kind and caring sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She will be truly missed. Helen was a graduate of Saint Michaels High...
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Gaetano Lo Conte

June 26, 1935 - June 26, 2021

Gaetano, "Guy" Lo Conte passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He was 86 years old. Guy was a big hearted and honorable man. Loving husband of Rita (Maddaleni), beloved son of the late Teresa (Sasso) Coico and step-father Tony Coico, devoted father of Patricia Ann Dababneh and her late husband Fares, Guy Richard, and the late Jeanne Marie adoring Papa of...
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Winifred (Moriarty) Murphy

January 7, 1930 - June 25, 2021

Winifred (Moriarty) Murphy of Andover passed away on June 25, 2021 at 91 years of age. Born on January 7, 1930 in County Cork, Ireland, Winnie is the loving daughter of the late John Moriarty and Ellen (Hedderman) Moriarty. Winnie is a warm, kind and caring daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Winnie, also loving...
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Bernadette J. (Morris) "Jeannie" Griffin

December 30, 1944 - June 23, 2021

Bernadette J. (Morris) "Jeannie" Griffin of Sagamore Beach passed away on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. She was 76 years of age. Born on December 30, 1944 in Long Beach, California, Jeannie is the loving daughter of the late Bernard Morris and Jeannette (DiStasio) Morris. Jeannie is a warm and kind daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, great aunt and friend who will be truly missed by all who...
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Michael A. McLean

September 25, 1955 - June 16, 2021

Michael McLean of Reading passed away at the age of 65 on June 16, 2021 with his family by his side. Michael is survived by his wife of 41 years Donna. He leaves behind his two children Elizabeth Tufo and her husband David, and Patrick, all of Reading. Michael was the beloved "Grampie" to his three grandchildren, Emma, Dylan, and Nora. He is also survived by his siblings Diane, George, John,...
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Paul A. Lazzara

April 20, 1941 - June 12, 2021

Paul A. Lazzara of Reading passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at his home. He was 80 years of age. Born on April 20, 1941 in Melrose, Paul is the loving son of the late Paul A. Lazzara and Loretta (Doyle) Lazzara. Paul is a warm, king and caring son, husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be deeply missed. Paul is the beloved husband of Donna (Lowther) Lazzara. The devoted...
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Ruth Parsons

June 2, 2021

Ruthanne (Boardman) Parsons, age 81, passed away peacefully at her home on June 2, 2021, surrounded by family. She is survived by her husband Robert of 50 years, who fondly referred to her as "Ruthie Babe." They shared a life together filled with love, friendship and laughter. Their relationship was an inspiration to all who were fortunate enough to know them. They were more than just...
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Nancy (Viviani) Chloodian

September 21, 1958 - May 27, 2021

Nancy (Viviani) Chloodian of Reading passed away peacefully on May 27, 2021 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House. She was 62 years of age. Born on September 21, 1958 in Pompton Plains, New Jersey, Nancy was the caring daughter of the late Alfred Viviani and Madeleine (Yost) Viviani. Nancy was a warm and loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She truly will be missed. Nancy...
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Frederick Jerome Doherty

November 9, 1936 - May 26, 2021

Frederick Jerome Doherty, 84, of Reading Massachusetts passed away suddenly on May 26, 2021, while fishing with his cherished brother-in-law, Kirt Gillum. He had just celebrated his 60th wedding anniversary with his loving wife, Joan (McManus) Doherty, and his entire family a few weeks prior to his passing. He will be remembered for his unending stories, his beautiful Irish tenor singing voice,...
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Peter John Barry

April 27, 1963 - May 22, 2021

Peter J. Barry of Reading passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Lahey Clinic & Medical Center in Burlington. He was 58 years of age. Born on April 27, 1963 in Brockton, Peter is the devoted son of the late John (Jack) Barry and Judith (Machini) Barry. Peter is a warm, kind and loving son, brother, father and friend. He will be deeply missed. Peter was raised in Easton, MA. He...
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Russell J. Harron

May 21, 1965 - May 6, 2021

Russell J. Harron was born in Boston, Massachusetts on May 21,1965. At the time of his death, he was a resident of Billerica, Massachusetts. Russ grew up in Reading, and graduated from Reading Memorial High School, class of 1983. Russ passed away unexpectedly in a construction accident on Thursday May 6, 2021. He is the beloved son of Bill and Beverly (LaPierre) Harron. Russ is the brother...
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Catherine E. "Catie" Majeau

October 18, 1982 - May 5, 2021

Catherine E. Majeau, of Peabody, formerly of Reading, passed away on Wednesday May 5, 2021. She was 38 years of age. Born October 18, 1982, Catie was a bright and magnetic soul, a hurricane of awesomeness. She had a passion for life and was never happier than when spending time getting together with friends or cracking a wicked joke. She enjoyed traveling and getting lost on the open road....
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Ellen Shoemaker Slack

December 17, 1931 - April 11, 2021

On Sunday, April 11, 2021, Ellen Shoemaker Slack passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the age of 89. Ellen was born on December 17, 1931, in Syracuse, New York. She is the daughter of the late J. Warren and Kate (Wheelock) Shoemaker and the sister of Mabel "Mabs" Harris and the late William Shoemaker. Ellen graduated from Winchester High School in 1949 and Centenary Junior...
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Richard L. Redmond

September 19, 1933 - April 4, 2021

Richard Louis Redmond, age 87, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021. Richard was born on September 19, 1933 in Reading, Massachusetts where he remained for his entire life. Richard graduated from Reading Memorial High School, Class of 1954. After high school Richard served in the US Army. When he returned from the service he...
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Lois A. (D'Entremont) Tisdale

September 24, 1936 - April 2, 2021

Lois A. (D'Entremont) Tisdale of Wakefield, passed away peacefully on Friday April 2, 2021 in Melrose. She was 84 years of age. Born in Woburn, Lois is the daughter of the late Roger and Leon (Doucette) D'Entremont. Lois is a graduate of Reading High School and a member of St. Joseph Church in Wakefield and eventually St. Patrick Church in Stoneham. She loved to travel and to visit with...
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John K. Crosby

December 16, 1931 - March 25, 2021

John K. Crosby, of Wilmington, formerly of Reading, passed away peacefully on Thursday March 25, 2021 with his family at his side. He was 89 years of age. Born in Medford, John was the son of the late Dermot K. Crosby and Agnes (Lang) Crosby. John proudly defended our freedom as a member of the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. John was very active in the Town of Reading....
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Agnes M. (Christie) "Nancy" Lindgren

January 2, 1931 - March 21, 2021

On Sunday, March 21, 2021 Agnes "Nancy" Lindgren passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family at the age of 90. Nancy was born on January 2, 1931 in Boston. She was the daughter of Donald and Betty Christie and sister Betty Smith. She lived most of her early life in Quincy and graduated from North Quincy High Class of 1948. She graduated from Boston University Secretarial School in...
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Mabel A. (Roth) Surette

May 10, 1925 - February 21, 2021

Mabel A. (Roth) Surette formerly of Reading and Wakefield passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 21, 2021. She was 95 years of age. Born on May 10, 1925 in Royalston, Massachusetts, Mabel is the loving daughter of the late Harry C. Roth and Jennie (Koford) Roth. Mabel is a warm and loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She will be truly missed. ...
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Frank Goddard, Jr.

May 6, 1927 - February 21, 2021

Frank Goddard Jr. of North Reading, formerly of Reading passed away peacefully with his family by his side at his home on Sunday, February 21, 2021. He was 93 years of age. Born on May 6,1927 in Lowell, Massachusetts, Frank was the oldest son of the late Frank Goddard and Juliette (Lanoue) Goddard Frank is a warm and loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather,...
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Linda A. (McCarthy) Avron

March 8, 1962 - February 13, 2021

OF Reading, passed away on February 13 ,2021. Age 58 Loving Mother of Michael Bellofatto of Poughkeepsie, New York and Chelsea Avron of Macungie, Pennsylvania. Beloved Sister of Brian McCarthy of Medford and cherished daughter of Paul and Lorraine McCarthy of Reading. Linda graduated Reading High in 1980 and received a Bachelor of Science from Westfield State in 1985. Her life's...
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Michael J. O'Donnell Sr.

November 24, 1939 - February 10, 2021

Michael J. O'Donnell, Sr. of Reading died suddenly in his home on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Michael was born in Charlestown on November 24, 1939 to the late Cornelius and Mary (Murphy) O'Donnell. Michael leaves behind his loving wife, Marjorie (Spaulding) O'Donnell, their three children- Marjorie O'Donnell, Michael O'Donnell, Jr. and Patricia O'Donnell. He also leaves his brother, Philip...
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Beverly Ann (Ellis) Wright

January 1, 1929 - January 30, 2021

Beverly A. (Ellis) Wright of Reading, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at age 92. Beverly is the beloved wife of the late, Edward C. Wright (deceased 2007), with whom she shared 56 years of marriage. She is the devoted mother of Patricia Wright-Etchings, Ann Descoteaux and her husband David, Ellen Mich, and her husband James and Matthew Wright, his wife Marijane. The loving...
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Sharon E. (Mullen) Barry

August 5, 1944 - January 30, 2021

Sharon E. (Mullen) Barry, 76, of Reading, loving daughter of the late Calvert Mullen and Barbara E. (Tasney) MacDonald and step father Gerald MacDonald, passed peacefully on Saturday January 30, 2021 at Winchester Hospital. Sharon is a loving daughter, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. She is the devoted mother of Kevin Barry and his wife Stacia and their children Talia and Kayla and...
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Margaret (McKenzie) Preece

September 8, 1923 - January 29, 2021

Margaret Elizabeth Preece, 97 of Reading MA passed away peacefully on Fri Jan 29, 2021 at Artis Senior Living of Reading MA. Margaret was born in Dunfermline, Scotland. She was the daughter of Alice May McKenzie (Shearer) (deceased) and Hugh Ellis McKenzie, (deceased) sister of Aileen Dow (deceased) and Murielle Maddock (deceased). Her loving husband of 67 years, Royston Charles Preece who...
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Fred R. Ziegler

January 17, 2021

Fred R. Ziegler, beloved husband of Ellen (Driscoll) Ziegler, passed away on Sunday, January 17th, 2021 at the age of 65. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he is the loving son of the late Ferdinand and Cacilia (Oberecker) Ziegler. Fred grew up in Chicago. He graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering. After graduation, Fred came to Cambridge,...
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Margaret V. "Peg" Hagan

April 1, 1930 - January 12, 2021

Margaret V. (Peg) Hagan, of Hopkinton, New Hampshire, formerly of Manchester and Weare, New Hampshire, Vero Beach, Florida, and Reading, Massachusetts, peacefully died in hospice care on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at her home. She was surrounded by family and holding the hand of her beloved husband of 68 years, Bernard J. Hagan, Jr. Born on April 1, 1930 in Lynn, Massachusetts, she was a...
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Jane Elizabeth Parsons

April 16, 1965 - January 10, 2021

Jane E. Parsons passed away unexpectedly on January 10, 2021 at the age of 55. Born on April 16, 1965 in Boston MA, Janie is the beloved daughter of Ruthanne (Boardman) and Robert C. Parsons, cherished sister of Richard Parsons, Susan (Parsons) Teehan and her husband Matthew, Katie Parsons, and Karen (Parsons) Torri and her husband Edward. Janie is also survived by her adored nephews and many...
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Dorothy M. (Walsh) Kelly

December 4, 1930 - December 28, 2020

Dorothy M. Kelly, born December 4, 1930, passed away on December 28, 2020, in Reading. During the course of her lifetime, she enjoyed raising her children and working until her early 80s. Dorothy is the beloved wife of the late Paul S. Kelly. She is the devoted mother of Janet Meegan and her husband Lt. Col. Robert M. Meegan (Ret.) USAF, Patricia K. Kelly and her partner James M. Conlon,...
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Helen M. Silvestro

October 1, 1925 - December 12, 2020

Helen M. Silvestro of Reading, formerly of the West End of Boston passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, December 12, 2020. She was 95 years of age. Born on October 1, 1925 in Boston, Helen is the loving daughter of the late Gaetano and Concetta (Giubilo) Silvestro. Helen is a warm, kind and caring daughter, sister, aunt, great aunt, great great aunt...
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Alice R. (Reardon) Modica

January 10, 1927 - December 9, 2020

Alice R. (Reardon) Modica of Wakefield, formerly of Reading and North Reading, passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Melrose Wakefield Hospital. She was 93 years of age. ​Born on January 10, 1927 in Wakefield, Alice is the loving daughter of the late Daniel Reardon and Gladys (Surette) Reardon; is the beloved wife of Michael Modica and sister to the late Elinor Biddiscombe. She is...
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Thomas "Mark" Foxon

June 24, 1929 - December 8, 2020

Thomas Mark Foxon of Tewksbury passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at Lowell General Hospital. He was 91 years of age. Born on June 24, 1929 in Boston, Mark is the son of the late Thomas Foxon and Ann (Robinson) Foxon. Mark is a warm and caring son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend. He will be deeply missed. Mark was a life member...
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William "Bill" F. Hayes

December 9, 1934 - December 8, 2020

William F. Hayes of Reading passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at Bear Hill Nursing Center. He was 85 years of age. Born on December 9, 1934 in Everett, William is the loving son of the late Arthur S. Hayes and Maude (Silver) Hayes. William is a warm and caring son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be truly missed by all who knew him. Known as...
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William R. "Bill" Burns

October 19, 1922 - December 5, 2020

William "Bill" R. Burns of Reading & Kennebunkport, Maine, formerly of Malden passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 5, 2020 after a brief illness. He was 98 years of age. Bill was born on October 19, 1922. He attended Malden Public Schools, graduating from Malden High School. Following high school, Bill attended Wentworth Institute. He worked for 38 years at MIT's Lincoln Labs as a...
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Deborah Rose Gazzara

October 5, 1954 - December 4, 2020

Deborah Rose Gazzara died on December 4th in Oakland, California where she had resided for many years. Deborah was born in Syracuse, New York on October 5, 1954. Her mother Louise Wright Gazzara predeceased her. Her father Charles P. Gazzara resides in Woburn. She is survived by four siblings: Sharon Stevans of Cortland, New York, Theresa Gazzara of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Charles...
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Fares Dababneh

December 6, 1958 - December 3, 2020

Fares Dababneh passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. He was 61 years of age. Fares was a kind hearted and generous man. Loving Husband of Patricia (LoConte) Dababneh, devoted father of Caroline Dababneh, beloved son of the late Fuad Dababneh and the late Rozine (Mu'asher) Dababneh, cherished brother of Farouk Dababneh and his wife Iman, Bassam Dababneh, Basem...
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Francis X. "Frank" Gillespie

February 22, 1942 - November 30, 2020

Francis X. "Frank" Gillespie of Stoneham passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, November 30, 2020. He was 78 years of age. Born on February 22, 1942 in Winthrop, Frank is the loving son of the late John Gillespie and Mary Gillespie. Frank is a warm, kind and caring son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. He will be deeply missed. ...
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Kenneth "Kenny" Harkins

November 22, 2020

Kenneth "Kenny" Harkins of Reading, formerly of Charlestown passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Sunday, November 22, 2020. Kenny was born in Boston, a son of the late Gertrude (Haggerty) Harkins. Kenny was a warm and loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. He will be truly missed. Kenny was the beloved husband of Kathleen (Golding...
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Elizabeth E. (White) "Betty" Moreno

November 25, 1929 - November 21, 2020

Elizabeth E. (White) Moreno, 91, passed away at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading, Massachusetts on November 21, 2020. Elizabeth ("Betty") was born on January 25, 1929 in Melrose, Massachusetts. She was the cherished daughter of the late Francis and Elizabeth (Gutro) White. She attended St. Joseph's School, Wakefield High School and Katharine Gibbs School. In October of 1952,...
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Gerald G. Boissonneau

November 11, 2020

Gerald G. Boissonneau, 72, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2020 on Veteran's Day. Born in Hyannis, he is the son of the late Ada (Fifield) and Roger Boissonneau. Gerald grew up in Reading and was a graduate of Reading Memorial High School, class of 1967. Gerald proudly enlisted in the United States Air Force in October 1967. During his time in the service, he was in the military police...
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Laura Jean Harney

June 21, 1987 - November 5, 2020

Laura Jean Harney of Reading passed away suddenly on November 5th. She was 33 years of age. She is the beloved daughter of Bill and Mary Ann Harney, and sister of Patrick Harney also of Reading. She is the niece of Mary Benfield of Olympia, Washington, James Harney of Melrose, Robert Lombardelli of Melrose, and Nancy Lombardelli of Portland ME. She attended Reading High School and...
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Richard M. Hull, Jr.

October 2, 1934 - November 4, 2020

Richard M. Hull, Jr., of Tewksbury and formerly of Reading, beloved husband of 60 years to Maureen (Connery) Hull, passed away on Thursday, November 4, 2020. Born in Gloucester, he is the son of the late Richard and Agnes (Carlson) Hull. Richard grew up in Gloucester and was a graduate of Gloucester High School. Richard served his country and is a veteran of the United States Navy. He...
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Beverly R. (Carey) Dwyer

October 31, 2020

Beverly R. Dwyer of Wakefield passed away on October 31, 2020 at the Brightview Senior Living at the age of 87 years old. She was the beloved wife of the late Wendell C. Dwyer and the devoted mother of Lynne Moccia and her husband James Moccia of Amesbury, and Wendy Gurdjian of Danvers. Beverly was the loving Grandmother of Janine Moccia and Michael Whitmyer of Byfield, Janelle Moccia and Eddie...
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Jean T. (Melanson) Surette

January 12, 1943 - October 19, 2020

Jean T. (Melanson) Surette of Peabody, formerly of Stoneham and Reading passed away peacefully on Monday, October 19, 2020 at her home. She was 77 years of age. Jean was born on January 12, 1943 in Stoneham, Massachusetts to Elion and Nellie (Lefave) Melanson. Jean is a warm, kind and loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend. She will be deeply...
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Lucy (Pacillo) Carpenella

July 14, 1919 - October 18, 2020

Lucy (Pacillo) Carpenella, of Reading, passed away peacefully on Sunday October 18, 2020 surrounded by her family at her home. She was 101 years of age. Born in East Boston, Lucy is the loving daughter of the late Antonio and Michelina (Maffeo) Pacillo. Lucy worked at her family's store, A. Pacillo Groceries, in Everett for many years. In addition, she owned a boutique store in Woburn....
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Annmarie (Camacho) Fitzmeyer

November 11, 1938 - October 14, 2020

Annmarie (Camacho) Fitzmeyer, 81, passed away on Wednesday, October 14th, 2020 at her home. Born in Reading, she is the daughter of the late Manuel and Nora (Desmond) Camacho. Annmarie was a lifelong resident of Reading and graduate of Reading Memorial High School. Annmarie started her working career at Transitron in Wakefield, where she met her husband Bill. Later worked at Analogic and...
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Arthur C. Flynn

December 27, 1927 - October 7, 2020

Father Arthur C. Flynn, Senior Priest of the Archdiocese of Boston passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at age 92. Father Flynn was born on December 27, 1927 in Peabody, the son of the late Arthur C. Flynn and Florence K. (Brown) Flynn. He was the step-son of the late M. Mary Flynn. Father Flynn was the loving cousin of Nancy L. Carey, Catherine Carey and her husband Gary...
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Susan Darling-True

August 12, 1965 - October 5, 2020

Susan K. Darling-True, 55, of Reading passed away on Monday, October 5th, 2020. Susan grew up in Reading and was a graduate of Northeast Metropolitan Vocational High School in Wakefield, class of 1983. She also attended UMass Lowell and received her Associates Degree and had continued her education to earn her bachelor's degree. Susan was a proud member of the Auxiliary Police Department,...
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Cecile Anna (Denoncourt) Doyon

September 11, 2020

Cecile Anna Doyon, of Reading, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 11, 2020. She was 91 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Maurice Doyon, daughter of the late Odilon and Bertha (Godbout) Denoncourt. She was born and raised in Pinardville, NH and moved to Reading after getting married in 1951. She leaves behind her brothers Leo and wife Monique Denoncourt of Louisville, KY, and...
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Richard F. Morris

July 27, 1940 - August 19, 2020

Richard F. Morris of Reading, 80, beloved husband of Ann (McManus) Morris, passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Born in Arlington, he is the son of the late Wilbert and Veronica (Lax) Morris. Devoted father of Rick Morris and his wife Christina of Wakefield and Kerry Kilduff and her husband Matthew of Reading. Cherished grandfather of Jake and...
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Charles R. Arthur

January 14, 1926 - August 11, 2020

Charles R. (Randy) Arthur of Reading, August 11, 2020 at age 94. He was the beloved husband of the late Rena (Doucette) Arthur. Cherished father of Nancy Freitas and her husband, John, Charles R. Arthur, Jr. and his wife, Maria, Cheryl Storti and her partner, David Lautman, and Lisa Gilligan and her husband, Larry. Loving grandfather of Tiffany Freitas, Marissa Monagle (Patrick), Deidre Arnold ...
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Jeanne M. Graham

April 10, 1930 - August 4, 2020

Jeanne Marie Graham, of North Andover formerly of West Roxbury, passed away on Tuesday, August 4th, 2020, at the age of 90. Beloved daughter of the late Leo Cornelius and Mary (Riordan) Graham. Dear sister of the late Leo C. Graham, Richard C. Graham, John J. Graham, Anne E. Graham, and Mary Graham. Cherished aunt of Michael J. Graham of Tampa FL, Kathleen G. Cooper of Reading MA, Pauline M....
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Lewis "Chuck" Schena

November 20, 1942 - August 1, 2020

Lewis "Chuck" Schena, Jr., 77, beloved husband of Nancy (Ames) Schena, passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2020, with his family by his side. Born in Malden, he is the loving son of the late Lewis and Jeanette (Lombardi) Schena. Chuck grew up in Malden and was a graduate of Malden High School. Chuck and his wife Nancy settled in Reading to raise their family. Chuck was an employed...
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Neil D. Joudrie

May 1, 1953 - July 23, 2020

Neil D. Joudrie, of Reading, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at his home. Neil spent his early childhood in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Before the family moved to Reading in 1969, Neil was an exceptional hockey player, so good that he was invited to play at an elite hockey camp at the Tam O'Shanter arena in Toronto Canada. This camp was for young professional prospects. Some of the...
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Edna (Dalton) Hoffman

September 6, 1945 - July 19, 2020

Edna was from Reading and grew up on Brook Street. As a young girl she loved sports and hanging out with childhood friends. She married at 20 and left Reading only to return years later as a young widow to the late James Hoffman. She was also the Mother to Lisa Cummings and Grammy to Miah Cummings, her only grandchild. Edna spent her later years living in Tewksbury while she worked at the...
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Mark E. Roesler

June 30, 1965 - June 22, 2020

Mark E. Roesler, of Reading, passed away on Monday, June 22nd, 2020 at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington. Born on June 30th, 1965, all 54 years he lived were magnificent. Mark epitomized what it meant to be a father, husband, son, uncle, nephew, cousin, godfather, and true friend. He will be deeply missed by all he knew, especially for his giant golden heart, and trade-MARK-ed catch...
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Barbara A.(Watson) Burbine

May 24, 2020

Barbara A (Watson) Burbine A longtime Reading resident, May 24. Beloved wife of the late C. Thomas Burbine. Sister of the late Virginia McKinnon, and of the late Robert, Edward, William, Theodore and John Watson. Loving mother of Thomas Burbine and his wife Eileen, Kathleen Devaney and her husband Thomas, James Burbine and his wife Jean, John Burbine and his wife Donna, and Bunny Selfridge...
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John Scott Kennedy

June 17, 1959 - May 11, 2020

John Scott Kennedy of Chelmsford passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020 at his home. He was 60 years of age. Born on June 17, 1959 in Saugus, John is the loving son of Harriet (Beatty) Kennedy and the late Edmond Kennedy. John is a warm, kind, caring and funny man. He will be truly missed by all who knew him. John was a dedicated computer administrator on Hanscom Air Force Base. He was...
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Eugene A. Moreno

October 2, 1929 - May 4, 2020

Eugene A. Moreno, 90, passed away at Lahey Hospital in Burlington, MA on May 4, 2020 after being recently diagnosed with COVID-19 and having fought a long and courageous battle with Parkinson's disease. Eugene was born on October 2, 1929 in Medford, MA. He was the beloved son of the late Angelino and Bertha (Griffin) Moreno. He attended Malden public schools and joined the United States Air Force...
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Marilyn Ann Castine

July 8, 1931 - April 30, 2020

Marilyn Ann Castine, of Reading, passed away on Thursday, April 30 , 2020, at the age of 88. She is the beloved daughter of the late Wilbur and Catherine A. (LeFave) Castine. Cherished sister of R. Allan Castine and his late wife Nancy, J. Dennis Castine and the late Kenneth W. Castine and his late wife Diane, the late Wilbur F. Castine, Jr. and his wife Pat, the late Robert A. Castine, David L...
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Frances L. (DelRossi) Arsenault

November 5, 1933 - April 28, 2020

Frances L Arsenault, of Reading, Age 86, passed away suddenly on April 28, 2020. Beloved wife of Jack Arsenault for 67 years. Fran was a loving Mother to her four children and their spouses, Jackie and Jim Acquaviva, Lisa and Tom Ratacik, Vicki and Brian Klinka, Steven and Michelle Arsenault. She was a proud Nana to Marci, Tim, Julie, Christie, Derek, Stephen, Molly, Sydney, Jenna and Dottie....
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Robert P. Dubreuil

April 27, 2020

Robert P. Dubreuil, of St. Raphael, Quebec Canada, imigrated in the 1950's to Waltham, MA. He was a hard working contractor who loved to help others. He passed away on April 27, 2020 at age 88 of Covid-19. Beloved husband of the late Lucile (Cadrin) Dubreuil. Devoted father of Michele Dubreuil of Lynn and Christine Rose of Reading, son in law David Rose and 3 grandchildren: Christopher...
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Barbara (Leonard) Lamb

January 9, 1934 - April 27, 2020

Barbara Lamb (Leonard) 86, of Reading, formerly of Roslindale and East Boston passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, April 27, 2020. Born on January 9, 1934 in Boston, Barbara is the cherished daughter of the late John and Teresa (Powers) Leonard. Barbara is a warm, kind and caring daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, cousin, aunt and friend. She will be truly missed. Barbara was...
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Nicholas A. Catino

December 26, 1938 - April 24, 2020

Nicholas A. "Nick" Catino, of Reading formerly of Medford passed away on April 24th at the age of 81. Loving Husband to the love of his life of 60 years Elaine V. Catino (Battaglia). Adored father of Nicholas Catino and his wife Sandra of Wakefield, Stephen Catino and his dear friend Jennifer Sonia of Plaistow NH, and Christopher Catino and his wife Donna of Everett, Cherished son of the late...
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Philip Doherty

March 26, 1932 - April 19, 2020

Philip Doherty, a lifelong resident of Reading, passed away on April 19, 2020 at 88 years from complications of the Covid 19 virus. Philip was born in Reading to the late John N. Doherty and Katherine (Kennedy) Doherty on March 26, 1932. A proud resident of "Mudville", Phil enjoyed sports, nature and his dogs. He was a "good" pitcher and strong bowler both passions he shared with his father....
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Marguerite E. (Carell) "Peggy" Grimes

April 19, 2020

Marguerite "Peggy" Grimes, age 95, of Salem New Hampshire and formerly Reading Massachusetts, died due to complications of COVID-19 on April 19, 2020 at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, New Hampshire. Born in 1924 in Medford, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Margaret Carell. In 1948, she married James H Grimes, Jr., her devoted husband. They met while working...
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Charles W. Heinstrom

June 12, 1929 - April 17, 2020

Charles W. Heinstrom, 90, beloved husband for 59 years of the late Phyllis (Doucette) Heinstrom, passed away on Friday, April 17th, 2020 at CareOne in Wilmington. Born in Charlestown, he is the son of the late Albert and Gertrude (Walles) Heinstrom. Charles grew up primarily in Wilmington & Wakefield. He Served in the National Guard and then settled in Reading with his wife Phyllis and raised...
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Esther M. (Melanson) Bolivar

March 28, 1923 - April 17, 2020

Mrs. Esther M Bolivar, beloved wife of the late Harold R Bolivar with whom she celebrated 69 years of marriage, a resident of Reading for over 70 years, passed away peacefully on Friday April 17, at home, surrounded by loved ones. Born in Wakefield MA, Esther was the loving daughter of the late Louis and Delores (Comeau) Melanson. Esther lived in Reading as a young child and moved with her...
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Florence (Leonard) Ryder

February 3, 1928 - March 27, 2020

Mrs Florence J Ryder a resident of Reading MA passed away Friday evening 3/27/2020, she is survived by her sister Dot Honeywell of Huston TX and her 2 sons Micheal Ryder of Reading MA. Wayne Ryder of Sharpsburg Ga. Born in Malden MA on Feb 3 1926, where she later met and married Joseph P Ryder (Buddy) born in Jamaca Plains Ma. Florence worked most recently at the IRS of Tewksbury MA. Where...
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George T. Schlehuber

April 24, 1940 - March 23, 2020

George T. Schlehuber, 79, of Reading, MA passed away on March 23rd at his home surrounded by his adoring family after a brief battle with cancer. George was born and raised on Mission Hill in Roxbury, MA by his parents, Andrew and Dorothy (Otto) Schlehuber. He often spoke of his childhood memories and particularly his love of basketball. He was an outstanding basketball player widely...
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Carl J. Schloth

August 5, 1930 - March 22, 2020

On Sunday, March 22, 2020, Carl J. Schloth passed away at the age of 89 years. Carl was born on August 5, 1930, and raised in Medford, Massachusetts. Carl served in the US Navy as a radioman on the USS Coates. Following his service in the US Navy, Carl started his 49-year career at The Boston Globe working as a Pressman. During Carl's time there he developed a process that retrofitted the...
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John Fionda

April 9, 1942 - March 9, 2020

John Fionda of Chester, New Hampshire, formerly of Stoneham passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020 at his home. He was 77 years of age. John was born on April 9, 1942 in Stoneham. He is the loving son of the late Antonio Fionda and Amelia (Valente) Fionda. John is a warm and caring son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend. He will be deeply missed. John...
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Angela M. (Cotter) McNamara

August 17, 1929 - March 6, 2020

Angela Marie (Cotter) McNamara of Reading passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020 in Reading. She was 90 years of age. Angela was born on August 17, 1929 in Boston. She was the loving daughter of the late Michael Cotter and Mary J. (Lynch) Cotter. Angela was a warm and caring daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend. Her bright and happy smile will be...
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Mary R. (Zaccone) Cail

February 12, 1930 - March 6, 2020

Mary R. (Zaccone) Cail, beloved wife of the late Philip N. Cail passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. She was 90 years of age. Born in Stoneham, she is the daughter of the late Guy T. and Fanny (Stoniollo) Zaccone. Mary is the devoted mother of Phillip M. Cail and Tony Cail and his wife Kathleen. She is the cherished grandmother of Shannon Cail...
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Lawrence M. Gilligan

November 26, 1926 - March 1, 2020

Lawrence M. Gilligan of Reading passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington. He was 93 years of age. Born on November 26, 1926 in Malden, Lawrence was the loving son of the late Michael J. Gilligan and Helen (Brosnan) Gilligan. Lawrence was a warm and caring son, brother, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend. He will be deeply missed...
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Thomas R. "Bobby" Barrett

November 26, 1935 - February 21, 2020

Thomas R. "Bobby" Barrett of Pepperell formerly of Reading passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020 at Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington. He was 84 years of age. Born on November 26, 1935 in Reading, Bobby is the loving son of the late Edward J. Barrett and Lillian (White) Barrett. Bobby is a warm and caring son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. He will be...
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Esther E. Larson

July 2, 1933 - February 17, 2020

Esther Evelyn Larson, age 86, formerly of Everett, MA died peacefully at Advinia Care in Wilmington, MA on February 17, 2020. Esther grew up in Everett, MA, the daughter of the late Esther V. (McCarren) and Clarence L. Larson, the sister of the late Marie B. Phaneuf. She graduated from Everett HS in 1949 and worked for many years in the insurance industry. She finished her career as an...
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