Edwin H. Stiles, 89

Sep 24, 2020 by

Retired Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds for NRPS Published September 24, 2020 NORTH READING — Edwin H. Stiles, 89, of Peabody, formerly of North Reading and Malden, died at his home on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 with his family by his side. Edwin fought a valiant battle against cancer. He was the loving husband for 53 years of the late Norma J. (Sinclair) Stiles. Born in Melrose on April 10, 1931, he was the son of the late Hollis E. and E. Marie (Hills) Stiles. Ed was a graduate of Essex Agricultural Technical High School and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Ed was a U.S. Air Force veteran, having served as captain from 1955-57. He was a member of the 804th Air Police Squad JAC and was stationed in Morocco and Georgia, U.S....

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Alice Tweedy

Sep 24, 2020 by

Enjoyed dancing, swimming and reading Published September 24, 2020 NEW PORT RICHIE, Florida — Alice L. (Johnson) Tweedy, of Port Richie, Fla., formerly of Boston, North Reading, and Hudson, Fla., danced her way into heaven from the coronavirus on August 22, 2020. She was the beloved mother of Diane Clement-Coppens of Clearwater, Fla., Lois Tweedy of Newbury, Vt., Ed Tweedy of New Port Richie, Fla., and Doris Tweedy of Florida and Massachusetts. She was predeceased by her devoted grandson Andrew Clement, U.S. Navy. Defying social norms at the time, she bravely got a divorce, living in Florida for the next 44 years. She was an assiduous dancer, swimmer and reader with a wry sense of humor. With an unlimited love of family she will be dearly...

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Hornets preparing for a new type of field hockey...

Sep 10, 2020 by

Published September 10, 2020 EMMA BORLAND will need to make some more miraculous saves like this one against Masco last year as the new field hockey modifications will mean more fast breaks according to Hornet head coach Andrea Slaven. Goalies are required to be on the field in the new 7 v. 7 format. Masco, which was set to start their first year in the Northeastern Conference, won’t get to play this fall as the NEC postponed all fall sports to the Fall 2 season (Feb. 22-April 25). (John Friberg File Photo) By STEPHEN MARTELLUCCI NORTH READING — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) has implemented some new field hockey rules for this season. Players on the field will be reduced from 11 to seven per team, one of...

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George F. Gillis, 77

Sep 10, 2014 by

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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