North Reading Obituaries

Richard E. Merriman, 94

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U.S. Navy veteran, H-O train enthusiast Published May 28, 2020 WILDWOOD, Florida — Richard E. Merriman, 94, of Wildwood, Fla., went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. Dick Merriman was born September 15, 1925 in Buffalo, N.Y. to Harry and Hildred (Eisenhaure) Merriman. He was raised in North Reading, Mass. and upon graduating high school in 1943 he entered the U.S. Navy. The Navy sent him for specialized training at both Dartmouth and Yale, and he was then transferred to Great Lakes in Chicago where he completed his service in...

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William G. Faria, 87

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The Singing Godfather was beloved teacher, drama coach Published May 28, 2020 LYNNFIELD — William G. Faria, 87, of Lynnfield and formerly from the North End of Boston and Revere, died at his home on Friday, May 22, 2020. Born in Boston on August 14, 1932, he was the son of the late Carlos P. and Rose (DeBellis) Faria. He was a graduate of Boston English High School, Fitchburg State College, and received his Master of Education from Salem State College. Bill was a U.S. Air Force Korean War...

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Thomas J. Laquidara, 79

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U.S. Army veteran, enjoyed racing at N.E. Dragway Published May 21, 2020 NORTH READING — Thomas J. Laquidara, 79, of North Reading and formerly of Boston, died at his home on Saturday, May 9, 2020 after a short illness. Born in Boston on May 1, 1941, he was the son of the late Carmelo and Antoinetta (LaMacchia) Laquidara. He graduated from Hyde Park High School in Boston and worked for Camp Dresser and McKee until his retirement in 2011. Tom was a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran, stationed in Orleans,...

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Calogera Bertolino

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Owner and hairdresser at Pincurl Beauty Salon Published May 21, 2020 NORTH READING — Calogera “Cal” (Dasaro) Bertolino, passed away in her North Reading home of 63 years Monday, May, 11 2020. Cal was the business owner and hairdresser at the Pincurl Beauty Salon of North Reading. Cal was always crafting, and she loved being outside golfing or gardening, as she was a part of the North Reading Garden Club and Thomson Country Club. There was always a delicious home cooked meal waiting for anyone who walked through her...

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Joseph F. Sadlow, 94

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WWII veteran, expert woodworker  Published May 14, 2020 NORTH READING — Joseph F. Sadlow, 94, of North Reading and formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., died in his home on Monday, May 4, 2020. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on April 23, 1926, he was the son of the late Joseph F. and Louise (Nadler) Sadlow. He was raised in Queens, N.Y. and attended Brooklyn Tech High School and Northeastern University. Joe was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Navy missioned on the USS Fremont APA 44 as a motor machinist’s mate...

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Nelda A. Rouillard, 99

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Famed local artist Published May 14, 2020 NORTH READING – Nelda A. Rouillard, 99, of Ft. Myers, Florida, formerly of North Reading, died at the Shell Point Pavilion Nursing Center on May 5, 2020. She was the beloved wife of 58 years to the late Edwin A. Rouillard. Born in Ephrata, Pennsylvania on April 11, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Lester and Helen (Brunner) Keller. She was raised in a small farmhouse in Clay, Pennsylvania, relocating to Massachusetts after her marriage to Edwin in 1949, and...

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Raul R. DaVeiga, 76

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Life of the party, enjoyed music and dancing Published May 14, 2020 NORTH READING — Raul R. DaVeiga, 76, of North Reading, passed away on May 6, 2020. Born on December 25, 1943, he was the beloved husband of Betty (Sanchez) DaVeiga. He was the father of Marisol Jacqueline DaVeiga and Christopher DaVeiga and his wife Christina, and the brother of Frank DaVeiga, Isabel DaVeiga, Mariarosa DaVeiga and Guilhermina DaVeiga; and the loving grandfather of Gabriella and Sebastian Carli. Raul loved music, dancing and was known to be the...

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Dorothy B. Paicos, 93

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Champion water skier, past president of Garden Club Published May 14, 2020 NORTH ANDOVER — Dorothy B. “Dot” Paicos, 93, died Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Sutton Hill Center Skilled Nursing Facility in North Andover. Born in Everett on December 9, 1926, she graduated from Everett High School, Katharine Gibbs Business School, Harvard University Public Speaking course, and lived in North Reading at 22 Sunset Avenue for over 40 years prior to moving to an assisted living facility in recent years. During WWII she served as a volunteer member...

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Alvira T. Picardi, 91

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Loved playing Bingo, travel and the beach Published May 14, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Alvira “Vera” T. (Renda) Picardi, 91, from Wakefield, died on May 6, 2020 at the Blueberry Hill Nursing Home in Beverly. Vera was born in Malden on February 25, 1929. She was the daughter of the late Paul and Ida (Vuolo) Renda. Vera was raised in Malden and graduated from Chevrus High School and Malden Business School. She had been a resident of Wakefield for 53 years, where she raised her family, lived in North Reading...

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Mary C. Atkins, 89

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Known for her beautiful cakes; loved to travel, sew and crochet Published May 14, 2020 NORTH READING — Mary C. (Pierce) Atkins, 89, of North Reading and formerly of Wakefield, died at her home on April 13, 2020. She was the beloved wife of the late James R. Atkins. Born in Boston on December 5, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Irving Pierce and Elsie (Lucas) Pierce. Mary was a graduate of Medford High School. She worked at the North Reading High School cafeteria and as...

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