North Reading Obituaries

Marilyn Babine, 75

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Marilyn Babine, 75

Dental hygienist for over 50 years; loved showing horses Published in the April 19, 2018 edition MIDDLETON — Marilyn (Fender) Babine, of Middleton, passed quietly on April 9, 2018 after a long struggle. Marilyn was born in Winchester on June 12, 1942, the daughter of the Marie (Davies) Fender and William Fender. A graduate of Wakefield High School in 1960, she continued her education at Sullins College and Lasell College and graduated from Tufts University’s Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene. She was a dedicated dental hygienist for over 50...

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Gerald A. MacAdams, 70

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Loved Newfound Lake vacations Published in the April 19, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Gerald A. MacAdams, 70, of North Reading, succumbed peacefully to cancer at his home surrounded by his loving family on April 12, 2018. Gerald is survived by his wife Dorothy (Callahan) MacAdams of 42 years. Gerald and Dorothy are originally from Medford and moved to North Reading in 1976 where they built their life and raised their family. He is also survived by his four children and their families; son, Joseph R. Healy, Jr., of...

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Angelo L. Chiango, 74

Posted by on Apr 5, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Angelo L. Chiango, 74

Had a 47-year career at GE Published in the April 5, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Angelo L. Chiango, 74, passed after a short illness on Sunday, March 25, 2018. Angelo was born in Boston to Joseph and Rose Chiango on September 19, 1943. He met the love of his life and partner for life, Patricia, at the age of 11. Angelo and Patricia graduated from East Boston High School and went to college. After graduation from Boston University in 1965, with a degree in Aerospace Engineering, Angelo began...

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William R. Delamater, 85

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on William R. Delamater, 85

Korean War veteran, retired Lynnfield police sergeant Published in the March 29, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — William R. Delamater, 85, of Lynnfield, died Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at the Rosewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a lengthy illness. Born in Lynn on March 7, 1933, he was the son of the late Frank and Marion (Cramm) Delamater. Bill was a retired sergeant and 25-year member of the Lynnfield Police Department. Bill attended school in Lynnfield and Wakefield and was a graduate of Beverly High School. He also attended the...

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Nancy Hemme

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Beloved wife and mother of three Published in the March 29, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Nancy E. (Cirigliano) Hemme, 62, of North Reading, died on March 25, 2018. Born on May 2, 1955, she was the beloved wife of Peter S. Hemme and the devoted mother of Peter Hemme of Conn., Daniel Hemme of North Reading, and Nicole Hemme of North Reading. She was also the loving sister of Edward Cirigliano of North Reading. A funeral blessing will be held at St. Theresa’s Church, 63 Winter St. North...

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Helen F. McLaughlin, 87

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Enjoyed drawing, growing flowers and animals Published in the March 29, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Helen F. (Kennedy) McLaughlin, 87, of North Reading and formerly of Medford, died Thursday, March 22, 2018 at the Winchester Nursing Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Lawrence W. McLaughlin. Born in Medford on April 22, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Alice (Burns) Kennedy. She was raised in Medford and was a graduate of Medford High School and she later attended Bunker Hill Community College....

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Dorothy L. Robbins, 93

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Enjoyed travel and cruises Published in the March 29, 2018 edition MELROSE — Dorothy L. (Connolly) Robbins, 93, of Melrose, died at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on March 19, 2018. Dorothy was born and raised in Charlestown and attended Charlestown schools. She resided in Charlestown until 1950, Somerville for 25 years and the past 43 years in Melrose. Dorothy enjoyed family vacations at their camp in Rochester, N.H., traveling to Hawaii, Bermuda, Montreal, New York and going on cruises. She was a homemaker, loved reading, playing cards and her family...

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Richard A. Grasso, 84

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Loved golf and Boston sports teams Published in the March 29, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Richard A. Grasso, 84, a resident of Reading, North Reading, and Woburn, died on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Born in East Boston on March 12,1934, he was the son of Felix and Angelina (Gianino) Grasso. Richard was the husband of the late Elizabeth Ann Marciello-Grasso. He is survived by his daughter, Denise and husband Bill Holtsberg, his grandchildren Billy and Erika of North Reading. Daughter, Cindy Barbaro of Tewksbury, grandson Jimmy Barbaro Jr.,...

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Jean M. Bashore

Posted by on Mar 22, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Jean M. Bashore

Enjoyed Wednesday bingo at the senior center Published in the March 22, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Jean M. “Nana” (Willis) Bashore, of North Reading, March 16, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Arthur Bashore. Loving mother of Dennis Bashore and his wife Bertha of Lowell, Patricia Tortorella of North Reading, Elaina Bashore the wife of the late Stephen Bashore of Lynn, Scott Bashore and his wife Bronwyn of Newburyport, and Susan Rynne and her husband Michael of North Reading. Sister of Helen Matos and her husband Gilbert of...

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Kenneth M. Jones, 89

Posted by on Mar 22, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Kenneth M. Jones, 89

Active citizen in town endeavors Published in the March 22, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Kenneth M. Jones, 89, of North Reading, died Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Lynnfield. He was the beloved husband of the late Nathalie J. (Pratt) Jones. Born in North Reading on September 9, 1928, he was the son of the late Elmer and Janet (Spear) Jones. He was a lifelong resident of North Reading. He attended North Reading Public Schools and was a graduate of Reading High School, Class of...

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