North Reading Obituaries

Harold L. Weisse Jr., 89

Posted by on Oct 22, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Harold L. Weisse Jr., 89

Director of Music for NR schools Published October 22, 2020 NASHUA, N.H. — Harold L. Weisse Jr., 89, of Nashua, N.H., formerly of North Reading, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Saturday, October 17, 2020. He’s now directing the choir of heavenly angels, just as he did on earth. Growing up in Dorchester, Mass., Harold graduated from Boston English High School, then Boston University with a degree in Music Education. After working briefly as a draftsman for both Raytheon and Honeywell, he realized his dream of...

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Brenda Mills, 76

Posted by on Oct 22, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Brenda Mills, 76

Wakefield traffic supervisor enjoyed world travels Published October 22, 2020 VENICE, FL — Brenda (Gregory) Mills of Venice FL, formerly of Wakefield, passed away on January 15, 2020 at the age of 76 after a long illness. Brenda was born June 30, 1943 in Melrose to the late Edward and Laura (Antonioli). She was the beloved wife of 33 years to John Mills Jr. of Venice FL, and formerly of Wakefield. Devoted mother of Rick Hemeon of Reading, and Donna Mosher and her husband Doug of North Reading. Dear...

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Henry A. Cerasoli

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WWII veteran was an avid golfer Published October 22, 2020 PEABODY — Henry A. Cerasoli, of Brooksby Village, Peabody, died on October 16, 2020. He was the beloved husband of the late Angela (DeChiara) Cerasoli and dear father of Andrea Cacciola and her husband Steven of Saugus. Brother of Natalie Saladino of North Reading and Peter Cerasoli of Revere. Brother-in-law of the late Michael DeChiara and his wife Angela, of Saugus. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Henry was born and raised in Revere, graduated from...

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Thomas E. Foley, 80

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Outdoorsman and traveler Published October 22, 2020 NORTH READING — Thomas E. Foley, 80, of North Reading and formerly of Winchester, died Monday, October 19, 2020 at Winchester Hospital. Born in Winchester on November 14, 1939, he was the son of the late Thomas V. and Anna P. (Hodge) Foley. He was raised in Winchester and was a graduate of Winchester High School. Tom was an Electrician for 30 years for Atlantic Gelatin in Woburn and had been retired for over 20 years. He was a resident of North...

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Frank J. Merchel Jr., 86

Posted by on Oct 15, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Frank J. Merchel Jr., 86

Champion swimmer who became noted golf course superintendent Published October 15, 2020 NORTH READING — Frank John Merchel Jr., 86, a 56-year resident of North Reading, passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Emily (Wisniewski) Merchel, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Frank was born in Pawtucket, R.I. on Dec. 23, 1933, to the late Frank Merchel and Mary Brod, both Polish immigrants. He was raised in Pawtucket and was a graduate of Pawtucket East High School Class...

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Eugenia Cidlevicz, 98

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Longtime Sears Roebuck employee Published October 15, 2020 NORTH READING — Eugenia (Gaidis) Cidlevicz, 98, of North Reading, formerly of South Boston and Stoneham, passed away on October 4, 2020, surrounded by her family at Brightview in Wakefield. She was a longtime Sears Roebuck employee in Brookline. Eugenia was the beloved wife of the late Ralph Cidlevicz. She was the devoted mother of Carol Cidlevicz and her husband Greg Hollebeke; cherished grandmother of Michelle Hollebeke; and dear sister of the late Adele Kerrigan, Mary McColgan and Ann Pannier. She...

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Nancy I. O’Neil, 74

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Passionate health care and social worker Published October 15, 2020 NORTH READING — Nancy I. O’Neil (Vine), 74, of Brooksville, Fla., passed away on June 27, 2020, after battling a long illness. Nancy was born Aug. 23, 1945, in Pawtucket, R.I., to Isabel M. (Kelleher) and Norman S. Vine. Nancy attended schools in Attleboro, graduating from high school in 1963. Her true calling began in 1976 as she started her career in health care and social work at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. In 1960, while working as a...

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Eugenia Cidlevicz, 98

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Longtime Sears employee Published October 8, 2020 NORTH READING — Eugenia (Gaidis) Cidlevicz, 98, of North Reading, formerly of South Boston and Stoneham, passed way on October 4, 2020, surrounded by her family at Brightview in Wakefield. She was a longtime Sears Roebuck employee in Brookline.   Eugenia was the beloved wife of the late Ralph Cidlewicz. She was the devoted mother of Carol Cidlevicz and her husband Greg Hollebeke; cherished grandmother of Michelle Hollebeke; and dear sister of the late Adele Kerrigan, Mary McColgan and Ann Pannier. She is...

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Mary Ann Trabucco, 74

Posted by on Oct 1, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Mary Ann Trabucco, 74

Taught 40 years in Malden Public Schools Published October 1, 2020 NORTH READING — Mary Ann Trabucco, 74, of North Reading and formerly of Malden, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at Oosterman’s Melrose Rest Home. Born in Stoneham on Dec. 25, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Albert J. and Carmella Louise (Siniscolchi) Trabucco. Mary was a graduate of Salem State College. She was a teacher for 40 years for the Malden Public Schools and retired in 2007. Mary was an active member of St. Theresa Church...

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Judith M. Ash, 87

Posted by on Oct 1, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Judith M. Ash, 87

Loved oil painting, rug hooking and knitting Published October 1, 2020 NORTH READING — Judith M. (Anderson) Ash,  87, of North Reading, formerly of Lynn and Newton, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington. Born in Boston on July 6, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Walter A. and Elva S. (Ford) Anderson. Judith was raised in Newton and was a graduate of Newton High School, Class of 1951. She worked as a secretary for Boston University, Service Systems in North...

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