North Reading Obituaries

Richard Elliott Sr., 94

Posted by on Apr 2, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Richard Elliott Sr., 94

U.S. Army veteran of WWII Published April 2, 2020 BEDFORD — Richard F. Elliott Sr., 94, of Bedford, died Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at the Pine Knoll Nursing Center in Lexington. Born in Wakefield on September 17, 1925 he was the son of the late Mabel (Bellows) Elliott. Mr. Elliott was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1941. He also had attended Suffolk Law School. Mr. Elliott was a veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Army. He was...

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Dorothy H. Gillis, 84

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Published April 2, 2020 NORTH READING — Dorothy H. “Dottie” Gillis, 84, of North Reading, died at Winchester Hospital on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading. To leave an online message of condolence, please visit:...

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Marianne T. Quam, 70

Posted by on Mar 26, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Marianne T. Quam, 70

Known for her caring demeanor and making others happy Published March 26, 2020 NORTH READING — Marianne T. (Amorello) Quam – 70, of North Reading, formerly of Chelsea, died from injuries after being hit by a motor vehicle on Main Street in North Reading, on Thursday, March 19, 2020. Born in Revere on October 3, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Kneeland) Amorello. Marianne was a graduate of Chelsea High School. She was a retired Certified Nursing Assistant and she worked at the Meadow View Nursing...

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Robert R. Capillo, 89

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U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War Published March 26, 2020 NORTH READING — Robert R. Capillo, 89, of North Reading and formerly of East Boston, died Friday, March 20, 2020 at the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington. Born in Boston on May 20, 1930, he was the son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Bandini) Capillo. Bob was a graduate of East Boston High School, Class of 1947, and he received his degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lowell Tech in 1962. A U.S. Air Force veteran...

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Filomena M. Smith, 94

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Hobbies included doll collecting, gardening and Italian cooking; ran Smitty’s Gulf Station and Smitty’s Texaco Service with late husband Published March 26, 2020 NORTH READING — Filomena M. (D’Ambrosio) Smith, 94, of North Reading, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on March 20, 2020, of natural causes. She was the daughter of the late Maurice and Sylvia (Sousa) D’Ambrosio. Born in Cambridge, she attended Somerville High School. Filomena was married to the late John W. “Smitty” Smith for 70 wonderful years. She was a war-time bride. Her...

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Madeline H. Austin, 92

Posted by on Mar 19, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Madeline H. Austin, 92

Enjoyed trips to Europe and Costa Rica Published March 19, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Madeline H. Austin, 92, of Wakefield, died on Monday, March 9, 2020 at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital. She was born in Stoneham on April 10, 1927 and was the daughter of the late Welsford and Flora (Stevens) Hiltz. Madeline was raised in Melrose and was a graduate of Melrose High School. She had been a Wakefield resident for over 60 years and was a member of the Wakefield-Lynnfield United Methodist Church where she was active in...

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Lois A. Simes, 89

Posted by on Mar 19, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Lois A. Simes, 89

Published March 19, 2020 NORTH READING — Lois A. (Little) Simes, 89, of North Reading and formerly of Lynnfield, died Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Arrangements will be held at a later date and are under the direction of the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading. To leave a message of condolence, please...

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Sean E. Burke, 35

Posted by on Mar 12, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Sean E. Burke, 35

U.S. Army veteran of the Afghanistan War Published March 12, 2020 NORTH READING — Sean E. Burke, 35, of North Reading, died unexpectedly at his home on Monday, March 2, 2020. Born in Stoneham on April 1, 1984. He was raised and attended school in North Reading and was a graduate of North Reading High School, Class of 2003. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Afghanistan War. He was a Private First Class and served from 2008 to 2011. Sean was a disabled veteran. Sean was loving...

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Ronald L. Annand, 85

Posted by on Mar 12, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Ronald L. Annand, 85

Very involved with town sports Published March 12, 2020 NORTH READING — Ronald L. Annand, 85, of North Reading, formerly of Medford, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Beloved husband of 62 years to Frances (Esposito) Annand. Loving father to Ron Annand of Methuen; Scott Annand and his wife Jennifer of Dalton and Sheila Annand Carey of Methuen. Proud grandfather of Domenic, Nathaniel and Zachariah Annand of Dalton and Adam Carey of Methuen. Ron served in the Army National Guard for many years. Before his retirement,...

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James P. McKinnon, 59

Posted by on Mar 12, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on James P. McKinnon, 59

Avid Boston sports fan, skilled craftsman Published March 12, 2020 MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — James P. McKinnon, 59, of Myrtle Beach, S.C. died with his loving family surrounding him at home on February 29, 2020. He was born in Boston on Nov. 19, 1960. He was the son of the late Maxwell and Amelia (Mitzi) McKinnon formerly of North Reading. Family members include his loving wife of 27 years, Ivana (Eva) McKinnon of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; sons, Maxwell M. McKinnon of Myrtle Beach, S.C. and James P. McKinnon Jr....

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