North Reading Obituaries

Reginald Adair Jr., 43

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Motorcycle enthusiast and skilled craftsman Published in the October 11, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Reginald “Reggie” Adair, Jr., 43, died unexpectedly on October 5, 2018. He fought a long battle with addiction and addiction won. Reggie was a graduate of North Reading High School, Class of 1994. He was a skilled craftsman who loved seeing the outcome of his projects. He had a relentless desire to help others. Reggie had this way about him to be the class clown. As he got older, he joked; he missed his calling...

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Corinne A. Surette, 82

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Local school bus driver and avid Red Sox fan Published in the October 11, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Corinne A. (Rightmyer) Surette, 82, of North Reading and formerly of Jamaica Plain, died Friday, October 5, 2018 at the Care One at Wilmington. She was the beloved wife of the late Peter E. Surette, Jr. Born in Paterson, N.J. on February 1, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Edward C. and Blanche A. (Upton) Rightmyer. Corinne has been a resident of North Reading for the past 72...

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Maurice R. Gauthier, 65

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Updated from the version published in the October 11, 2018 edition Talented roofer known for his generosity and laughter NORTH READING — Maurice R. “Moe” Gauthier, 65, of North Reading and formerly of Lowell, died Tuesday, October 9, 2018, after a lengthy illness. Born in Lowell on October 2, 1953, he was the son of the late Edmond and Jeannette (Labrecque) Gauthier. Moe worked his entire life doing roofing, siding and construction. He spent most of his career working at Thor. He loved his trade and was passionate about...

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Herbert Dennison Jr., 84

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U.S. Air Force Vietnam War veteran Published in the October 4, 2018 edition IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Herbert Lane Dennison Jr., 84, Master Sergeant, USAF (RET), passed away peacefully at home in Idaho Falls, on September 26, 2018.   He was born July 27, 1934 in Weymouth, Mass. to Herbert L. and Katherine E. Dennison.  A resident of Idaho Falls for three years, he previously lived in the Sacramento, Calif. area for 40 years.   He grew up in Weymouth, Mass.; Bath, Maine; Roxbury, Mass. and North Reading, Mass. He attended...

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Robert C. Buell, 87

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Former state senator represented town for 16 years Published in the October 4, 2018 edition RYE, New Hampshire — Former Massachusetts State Senator Robert Colby Buell, 87, of Rye, N.H. (and formerly of Boxford, Mass.), passed away on September 25, 2018. He was predeceased by his parents: Mary and Ted Buell, as well as his siblings: Marilyn Corning, Betsy Uhl, and David Buell. He is survived by his three sons and their wives: Ronald Buell and Maggie Sutherland of Piedmont, California; Stephen and Deborah Buell of North Reading; and John...

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Virginia C. Medeiros, 76

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Retired legal secretary; loved to knit, crochet and dine out Published in the September 27, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Virginia C. “Ginny” (Christie) Medeiros, 76, of North Reading, passed away suddenly from a complication of vascular disease at North Shore Medical Center – Salem Hospital, in the early morning hours of Friday, September 21, 2018. She was brave, made comfortable by the staff, and went peacefully with her son, daughter-in-law, and step-daughter by her side. Ginny is survived by her beloved husband, Charlie W. Medeiros; her loving son,...

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Joleen Ham, 85

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Active in Union Congregational Church, loved singing Published in the September 20, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Joleen (Glidden) Ham, 85, of North Reading, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Joleen was born in Portland, Maine on April 29, 1933 to Edwin S. and J. Elizabeth “Betty” (Winton) Glidden. She graduated from Deering High School in Portland, Maine, in 1951 and from Wheelock College in Boston in 1955 with a degree in early childhood education. She was the first...

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Jeannette M. Chandler, 88

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Enjoyed reading, cooking and time at Lake Winnipesaukee Published in the September 20, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Jeannette M. (Hewitt) Chandler, 88, of North Reading, formerly of Saugus and Mt. Clemens, Mich., passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018. Born in Chelsea on July 27, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Beatrice (Southerd) Hewitt. She was raised in Chelsea and was a graduate of Saugus High School. She was a loving wife of 68 years to her high school sweetheart, Edward Chandler. They were...

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Paul D. Buonomo, 65

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Enjoyed dancing, traveling, bike riding, Special Olympics and more Published in the September 20, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Paul D. Buonomo, 65, of North Reading died Monday, September 10, 2018 at his residence. Paul was born in Boston on April 30, 1953 and was the son of Joseph A. and Doris O. (Sterner) Buonomo. In his own words Paul recently wrote: “My life began on April 30, 1953 with many health problems. Despite a difficult beginning, I was able to live a life of accomplishments with the help of...

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Paul D. Buonomo, 65

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Paul D. Buonomo, 65, of North Reading died Monday, September 10 at his residence. Paul was born in Boston on April 30, 1953 and was the son of Joseph A. and Doris O. (Sterner) Buonomo. In his own words Paul recently wrote: My life began on April 30, 1953 with many health problems. Despite a difficult beginning, I was able to live a life of accomplishments with the help of my mom, Doris, my dad, Joe, my brother Steve and many family and friends. I graduated from Lexington Special...

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