Edith Nancy Almeida, 80

Feb 14, 2019 by

Enjoyed nature, cats, gardening and sewing Published February 14, 2019 HUDSON, N.H. — Edith Nancy (Heselton) Almeida, 80, of Hudson, N.H., formerly of Haverhill and North Reading passed away peacefully at the Greenbrier Nursing Home in Nashua, N.H. on Thursday, February 7, 2019 from a lengthy battle from Alzheimer’s dementia disease. Edith Nancy was the widow of the late Ronald Francis Gill of North Reading and the wife of Robert A. Almeida of Hudson, N.H. Edith was predeceased by her parents, Edith Viola Heselton Gallant and Frederick W. Heselton of North Reading, and her brother, Frederick Heselton of Amesbury. She is survived by her brothers, Albert Heselton and his wife Kay of Brooksville Fla., and Harold Heselton and his wife Barbara of Peabody; her sisters, Rita Melanson of Weeki Wachee, Fla., and Brenda Fast...

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Arthur L. Pierce Jr., 77

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Former owner of North Reading’s Main Street Garage Published February 14, 2019 PALM BAY, Florida — Arthur L. Pierce, Jr., 77, of Palm Bay, Florida and formerly of North Reading, died Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, Florida. Born in Lawrence, Mass. on August 25, 1941, he was the son of the late Arthur L., Sr. and Ruth Viola (Shaw) Pierce. He attended school in Lawrence and North Reading. Arthur had been a resident of North Reading for over 60 years. He worked for C & W Transportation in Lexington and BJ Bus Service in North Reading. He was the owner of the Main Street Garage in North Reading and later worked for Benevento Sand and Gravel in Wilmington. Arthur would help anyone, anytime, no matter what. He...

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Jerilyn A. Barton, 76

Feb 14, 2019 by

Worked at the Saugus Stop & Shop for many years Posted on: Thursday, February 14, 2019 Jerilyn A. Barton, age 76 of North Reading and a former longtime Wakefield resident died February 12 in Wilmington. She was born in Stoneham, MA on August 13, 1942 and was the daughter of the late William and Lucy (Verrengia) Marinelli. She was raised in Malden and was a graduate of Malden High School, Class of 1959. She was retired from the Stop & Shop of Saugus where she worked many years. Mrs. Barton was the beloved wife of the late Peter R. Barton. She was the loving mother of Peter R. Barton, Jr. and his wife Dianne of No. Reading, Billy Barton of No. Reading and Todd Barton and his wife Kim of NC. She was the...

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George F. Gillis, 77

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U.S. Navy veteran NORTH READING — George F. Gillis, 77, of North Reading and formerly of Wilmington, died unexpectedly at Winchester Hospital on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. Born in Wilmington on Feb. 11, 1937, he was the son of the late Malcolm and Ann (Connors) Gillis. He was raised and attended school in Wilmington. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran. George was a retired truck driver for Berman’s Motor Express and Charles River Labs. He was a resident of North Reading for the past 56 years. He was a member of St. Theresa Church, Knights of Columbus, Council No. 4544 and a former member of the North Reading Auxiliary Police. George was also a member of the Teamsters Union. George had great enthusiasm for life and a remarkable ability to make and retain friends...

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