North Reading Obituaries

Darlene Ruth Welch, 62

Posted by on Jul 24, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Darlene Ruth Welch, 62

Enjoyed a good laugh, avid gardener, made beautiful flower arrangements Published July 30, 2020 GLOUCESTER — Darlene Ruth Welch, 62, of Gloucester, formerly North Reading, passed away unexpectedly at the Lahey Clinic, Burlington on Monday, July 20, 2020. Born in Winchester and growing up in North Reading, Darlene was a graduate of North Reading High School, Class of 1977. She was a caring person with a big heart who truly loved family and friends, and spent as much time as she possibly could with her precious granddaughter Malyiah. She...

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Kevin M. Butler, 66

Posted by on Jul 23, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Kevin M. Butler, 66

Avid camper and musician, longtime employee of the Wakefield School Dept. Published July 23, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Kevin M. Butler, 66, of Wakefield, died on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at his residence. Kevin was born in Melrose on January 30, 1954 and was the son of Doris M. (Walton) Butler and the late Francis R. Butler. Kevin was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1972. He was a longtime employee of the Wakefield School Department and was a member of St. Florence...

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Agnes J. Foster, 85

Posted by on Jul 23, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Agnes J. Foster, 85

Former member of Union Congregational Church Published July 23, 2020 CHESTER, N.H. — Agnes J. (Miles) Foster, 85, of Chester, N.H. and formerly of North Reading for many years, died at her home on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Agnes was born on July 24, 1934 in Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. She was the daughter of the late Albert and Agnes (Craine) Miles. Agnes was a member of the Union Congregational Church in North Reading for many years. Family members include her loving son Brian Campbell and his wife...

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Beverly Ann Buczynski-Kelley, 78

Posted by on Jul 23, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Beverly Ann Buczynski-Kelley, 78

Intrigued by Florence Nightingale at a young age, led to career in nursing Published July 23, 2020 NORTH READING — Beverly Ann Buczynski-Kelley, 78, was born in South Boston on November 9, 1941 and passed on July, 17, 2020. She was predeceased by her parents, Viola Vallely-Driscoll and Joseph P. Driscoll. Also predeceased by her husband Richard D. Kelley with whom she lived in Penobscot, Maine during their retirement years in a lovely home on the Bagaduce River. She is survived by her four loving daughters who surrounded her...

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Darlene R. Welch, 62

Posted by on Jul 23, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Darlene R. Welch, 62

  Enjoyed a good laugh, avid gardener, made beautiful flower arrangements Published July 23, 2020 Updated from the print edition July 23, 2020 at 5 p.m. GLOUCESTER — Darlene Ruth Welch, 62, of Gloucester, formerly North Reading, passed away unexpectedly at the Lahey Clinic, Burlington on Monday, July 20, 2020. Born in Winchester and growing up in North Reading, Darlene was a graduate of North Reading High School, Class of 1977. She was a caring person with a big heart who truly loved family and friends, and spent as...

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Margaret M. McGregor, 82

Posted by on Jul 16, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Margaret M. McGregor, 82

An accomplished cook Published July 16, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Margaret M. McGregor, 82, a lifelong Wakefield resident, died on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at her home. She was born in Wakefield on April 4, 1938 and was the daughter of the late Percy C. and Lillian (Baril) McWhinnie. Margaret was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1956. She was a retired cafeteria worker at Wakefield High School and also worked at the former Colonial Spa in downtown Wakefield. Margaret enjoyed spending time with her family and volunteering...

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Gary R. Dingman, 58

Posted by on Jul 9, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Gary R. Dingman, 58

Enjoyed cooking, home brewing and afternoons by the pool with family Published July 9, 2020 NORTH READING – Gary R. Dingman, 58, a longtime resident of North Reading, died peacefully on June 28, 2020 surrounded by his family after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in New Orleans on July 26, 1961, he was the loving husband of Sharron Senter of North Reading, father of his daughter Sarah V. Dingman and her husband Zhe Zheng of Chelmsford; his son Thomas W. Dingman of North Reading; his...

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Daniel L. Goodwin, 65

Posted by on Jul 9, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Daniel L. Goodwin, 65

Avid sports fan, enjoyed the Red Sox and Patriots Published July 9, 2020 CHELMSFORD — Daniel Luster Goodwin, 65, of Chelmsford died Monday June 29, 2020 at Lowell General Hospital after a brief illness. He was married to the late Karen L. (Dinnigan) Goodwin who died April 17, 2002. Born in Stoneham on October 21, 1954, he was the son of the late James and Louisa (Akerley) Goodwin. He graduated from North Reading High School with the class of 1972. He attended Culinary College. Daniel was the general manager for...

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Etta Gibbs, 86

Posted by on Jul 9, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Etta Gibbs, 86

Had endless energy and a big heart Published July 9, 2020 NORTH READING — Etta (Humphrey) Gibbs, 86, of North Reading and formerly of Wakefield, died peacefully at her home on Saturday, July 4, 2020. She was the beloved wife of the late William Towle Gibbs. Born in Silver Ridge Plantation, Maine on August 16, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Vinal F. and Edna V. (Armstrong) Humphrey. Etta was a graduate of Gorham High School in Gorham, Maine. She began her degree at Northeastern Business School...

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Stephen O. May, 74

Posted by on Jul 2, 2020 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Stephen O. May, 74

Completed two tours in Vietnam Published July 2, 2020 CLEARWATER, Fla. — Stephen O. May, 74, of Clearwater, Fla. passed away suddenly on June 8, 2020. Stephen was the son of Otis G. and Shirley C. May. Stephen was a proud member of the U.S. Marine Corps. He completed two tours of duty in Vietnam. He was retired from the Conrail Police Department. He was a member of the North Reading Rotary Club. Stephen was predeceased by his parents and his sons, Stephen C. May and Michael J. May....

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