North Reading Obituaries

Dorothy A. Rich, 84

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Had quite a sweet tooth, loved music and dancing Published February 20, 2020 MELROSE — Dorothy Anne (Hogan) Rich, 84, died at the Wingate at Haverhill Nursing Home, on February 11, 2020. Dorothy was born in Boston on March 23, 1935 to the late Patrick and Margaret (Gordon) Hogan. She was raised in Dorchester until the age of 15 and then moved to Medford. Dorothy graduated from Medford High School and lived in Medford from 1950-1959, Everett for a couple of years, Stoneham from 1964-1980 and Melrose since 1980....

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Warren R. ‘Ricky’ Pearce III, 48

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Warren R. ‘Ricky’ Pearce III, 48

Had a great sense of adventure and an infectious laugh Updated from the print edition at 4:10 p.m., February 20, 2020 Published February 20, 2020 NORTH READING — Warren R. “Ricky” Pearce III, 48, of North Reading, died Monday, February 17, 2020 at the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington. Born in Topeka, Kansas on February 1, 1972, Ricky attended North Reading Public Schools. Ricky worked for Pearce Construction Company in North Reading for many years and he also worked previously for AutoZone in South Yarmouth. Ricky had...

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John M. Ingersoll, 74

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Former Superintendent of Melrose Water & Sewer Dept. Published February 20, 2020 NORTH READING — John M. Ingersoll, 74, of North Reading and Norway, Maine, formerly of Melrose, died on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. Born in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania on October 15, 1945, he was the son of the late Norman and Leticia (Walkins) Ingersoll. Mr. Ingersoll was a graduate of Melrose High School and had attended Pennsylvania State University. He served in the United States Coast Guard during the Vietnam era; he...

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Paul A. Cogliano, 67

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Avid boater, owned Phoenix Salon Published February 20, 2020 NORTH ANDOVER — Paul A. “Pauly” Cogliano, 67, of North Andover, died on February 14, 2020. Born on November 30, 1952, he was the father of Curtis Cogliano and his wife Jennifer of North Andover and Matthew Cogliano of Haverhill. He was the son of Julia Cogliano and her late husband Alexander “Paul.” He was the adoring Pop of Christopher and the brother of Stephanie Polli and her husband John of North Andover and Jane McNeice and her husband Donald...

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Margaret Bjorkgren, 83

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Collected rare vintage items and rescued cats Published February 13, 2020 COHASSET — Margaret “Jeanne” Bjorkgren, 83, a gentle soul, joined the angels on January 29, 2020. She was a resident of Cohasset. Jeanne loved collecting rare vintage items. She loved rescuing cats and spent countless hours in her gardens. She enjoyed family visits in her family home of over 100 years and was generous in showing her younger cousins her rare finds, especially antique dolls and explaining their origins. Jeanne graduated from Cohasset and Archbishop Williams High School...

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 Nancy L. MacDonald, 83

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North Reading resident for 53 years Published February 13, 2020 NORTH READING — Nancy L. (Monahan) MacDonald, 83, of North Reading and formerly of Malden, passed away at her home on Thursday, February 6, 2020. She was the beloved wife of 62 years to the late Robert J. “Bob” MacDonald, who died this past September. Born in Malden on October 18, 1936, she was the daughter of the late P. Humphrey and Ruth (O’Loughlin) Monahan. Nancy was a graduate of Malden High School. She has been a resident of...

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Rosalind C. Burnett, 93

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Loved spending time near the ocean Published February 13, 2020 SUDBURY — Rosalind C. “Rose” (Risteen) Burnett, 93, a resident of Sudbury and formerly longtime resident of Everett and North Reading, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, February 7, 2020. Rose was born on October 7, 1926, one of eight children of the late Alfred and Helen (Hurley) Risteen. Born in Everett, Rose graduated from Everett High School and called Everett home for over 80 years. She was married to the love of her life, Edward T. Dunn,...

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Mary A. Turcotte, 92

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Enjoyed Bingo, knitting and traveling Published February 13, 2020 CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. — Mary A. Turcotte, 92, passed away peacefully in her sleep on January 28, 2020 at her residence in Crystal River, Florida. Mary moved to Crystal River 14 years ago to be close to her granddaughter, Kellie Turcotte-Reese. Prior to moving to Florida she was a longtime resident of North Reading, Mass. She was born and raised in Reading, Mass. and moved to North Reading after getting married. She was the daughter of the late George Thebeau...

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Paul T. McGonagle, 78

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Served in the Air National Guard during Vietnam Published February 6, 2020 NORTH READING — Paul Thomas McGonagle, 78, of North Reading, formerly of Medford, passed away on January 31, 2020. Paul was the beloved husband of 51 years to Terry (Rogers) McGonagle. He was the father of Shawn McGonagle of North Reading, Michael McGonagle of North Reading, Kevin McGonagle and his wife Jessica of Virginia, and Kelly McGonagle of Beverly. Born on June 17, 1941, he was the son of the late Joseph and Margaret McGonagle and was...

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Isabel Medeiros, 73

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Licensed Practical Nurse for many years Published February 6, 2020 NORTH READING — Isabel Medeiros, 73, of North Reading, formerly of Wakefield and Somerville, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. Born in Maia, Azores, Portugal on February 14, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Magdalena (Pereira) Medeiros. Isabel had been a resident of North Reading for the past three years, living with her daughter Lisa’s family, and she was a former resident of Wakefield for 12 years. She was a...

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