North Reading Obituaries

Wesley E. Lord, 84

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Owned Lord’s Landing Marina and Campground, Ossipee Lake Published April 8, 2021 NORTH READING — Wesley E. Lord, 84, of North Reading, died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, April 4, 2021 after a period of declining health. He was born in Boston, Mass. to Clifton and Mary (Hogan) Lord and grew up and attended school in Melrose. After graduation, he enlisted and served in the U.S. Army Reserves for eight years. Wesley married Eleanor (Hongisto) in Fitzwilliam, N.H. on September 27, 1958. They resided in Melrose for seven...

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Lorraine Thompson, 90

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Avid hiker and bird watcher who traveled the world Published April 8, 2021 NORTH ANDOVER – Lorraine (Dion) Thompson, 90, wife of the late Frederick L. Thompson, Sr., passed away March 23, 2021 at Prescott House in North Andover. Born in Pomfret, Vermont, she was the daughter of the late Ulderic and Bernadette (Darveau) Dion. Raised in Lebanon, N.H., she was a graduate of Lebanon High School, Class of 1948. She obtained her teaching degree from Keene State, graduating in the Class of 1952. Lorraine lived in Rochester, N.Y....

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David H. Wilson, 62

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He was a simple man with a generous heart Published April 1, 2021 NORTH READING — David H. Wilson, 62, of North Reading, died of COVID on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, with his wife of nearly 40 years by his side. He was born in Winchester on June 19, 1958 to the late Rodger and Clara Wilson of North Reading. He was raised in the house his father built and graduated from North Reading High School in 1976. While David worked in the automotive business most of his years,...

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Diane Anderson, 83

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A self-employed childcare provider Published April 1, 2021 NORTH READING — Diane (Dalton) Anderson, 83, of North Reading, died Monday, March 8, 2021 in her home. She was born in Wakefield on June 26, 1937 and was educated in the Wakefield schools. Diane was a foster parent for many years. She loved children and worked as a self-employed childcare provider and later was an assistant in her daughter Cheryl’s childcare business. Diane was married to the late Robert Anderson for over 50 years. Diane is survived by her children, Cheryl...

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James J. Timoney, 82

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U.S. Army veteran and Double Eagle;  loved celebrating life’s moments Published April 1, 2021 NORTH READING – James J. Timoney, 82, of North Reading and formerly of Malden, died peacefully at his home on Saturday, March 27, 2021 after a long illness. Born in Boston on September 13, 1938, he was the son of the late Peter and Nora (Regan) Timoney. James was a graduate of Boston College High School and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Boston College, making him a “Double Eagle.” He was...

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Richard E. ‘Dick’ Hoyt Sr., 80

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Broke barriers for wheelchair athletes as one-half of Team Hoyt Published March 25, 2021 HOLLAND, Mass. – Richard E. “Dick” Hoyt Sr., 80, of Holland, Mass., and formerly of North Reading, died unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. Born in Winchester, Mass., on June 1, 1940, he was the son of the late Alfred G. Hoyt Sr. and Anna M. (Jaworski) Hoyt. He was raised and attended school in North Reading with his nine brothers and sisters, and was a graduate of North Reading High School,...

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Ann F. DiNitto, 90

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Enjoyed traveling and making her homemade raviolis Published March 25, 2021 NORTH READING — Ann F. (Roderick) DiNitto, of North Reading, passed away on March 18, 2021 at the age of 90. She was the beloved wife of Raymond DiNitto and the dear mother of Ann Marie Wright and her husband Daniel of North Reading and Raymond DiNitto and his wife Paula of Somerville. Born on November 30, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Irene Roderick, the sister of the late Tom and John Roderick,...

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Bernard J. Cincotta Sr., 95

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Served in the Pacific Theater during WWII Published March 25, 2021 MELROSE — Bernard J. Cincotta Sr., of Melrose, died peacefully surrounded by family on March 18, 2021. He was born in 1926 in Marlborough to Angelo and Jennie (Zanca) Cincotta. He graduated from Marlborough High School in June 1944. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in August 1944 and served in the Pacific Theater during WWII. He had a 40-year career at Boston Gas Co. where he started in 1948 as a chemist in the lab and retired...

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Marie A. Berndtson, 90

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Proud Democrat, loved traveling, bridge, tennis Published March 18, 2021 NORTH READING — Marie Annette D’Andrea Berndtson passed away peacefully on Friday, March 5, 2021 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading. She lived an amazing life of 90 years and spent her final days with family by her side. She was born May 19, 1930 in Bridgeport, Conn., to Anthony “Andy” and Gayle D’Andrea. She was predeceased by her dear siblings, Joetta Fredericks and her husband David, and Dolores Quinn and her husband Jack. Marie was raised...

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Kaarina Wuorinen, 90

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Lived a beautiful life of faith and love Published March 18, 2021 NORTH READING — Kaarina “Kirsti” (Isotalo) Wuorinen, of North Reading, passed away on March 11, 2021 at the age of 90. Kaarina was born in Joutseno, Finland, on July 5, 1930. She was the beloved wife of the late Tauno K. Wuorinen and the loving mother of Erika K. Pothanszky and her husband Andrew of Monroe, Conn.; Anna K. Heil and her husband Robert of Plaistow, N.H., and the late Philip K. Wuorinen. She was the devoted...

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