Robert C. Tryder, Sr., 81

Jun 20, 2019 by

U.S. Marine Corps veteran Published June 20, 2019 READING — Robert C. Tryder Sr., 81, of Reading, formerly of North Reading and Chelsea, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Saturday, June 15, 2019. He was the beloved husband of the late Anne E. (Sedor) Tryder. Born in Boston on August 5, 1937, he was the son of the late William Sr. and Annie (Flavin) Tryder. He was raised in Chelsea and was a graduate of Chelsea High School. Bob was a proud U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He was a Corporal and served from 1956 to 1958. Bob worked as a draftsman for Raytheon and was an electronics salesman for Millbern. He was a resident of Reading for the past 15 years. Bob was a member of St. Theresa’s Church and...

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Laurette M. Peffers, 99

Jun 20, 2019 by

Enjoyed gardening, bird watching and family time Published June 20, 2019 NORTH READING — Laurette M. (Genest) Peffers, 99, of North Reading and formerly of Medford, died at her home on Sunday, June 9, 2019. She was the beloved wife of the late William F. Peffers. Born in Lawrence on May 26, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Emile and Rose Anne (Dufour) Genest. Laurette was a former LPN at the Green Grove Nursing Home in North Reading. She was a resident of North Reading for the past 61 years. Laurette cared for and loved her family; she was very engaging. She enjoyed gardening, bird watching and spending time with her family at Highland Lake in Hillsboro, N.H. Family members include her loving sons, William A. Peffers and Bruce M. Peffers; daughters,...

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Laurette M. Peffers, 99

Jun 13, 2019 by

Published June 13, 2019 NORTH READING — Laurette M. Peffers, 99, of North Reading, died at her home on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete at press time and are under the direction of the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading....

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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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