North Reading Obituaries

Martha C. Margeson, 66

Posted by on Aug 16, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Martha C. Margeson, 66

Enjoyed bowling, softball, crocheting and knitting Published in the August 16, 2018 edition APOLLO BEACH, Fla. — Martha C. (Melanson) Margeson, 66, of Apollo Beach, Fla., formerly of Freedom, N.H. and North Reading, Mass. died on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 in Port Charlotte, Fla. Born in Melrose, Mass. on November 5, 1951, she was the daughter of the late Benoit and Madeline (Mazza) Melanson. She was a graduate of Saugus High School, Class of 1970. Martha worked as a secretary for the Meadow View Nursing Home and Gonsalves, both...

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Mary E. Denning, 97

Posted by on Aug 9, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Mary E. Denning, 97

Enjoyed reading, gardening and sewing Published in the August 9, 2018 edition NEWBURYPORT — Mary E. (Mutch) Denning, 97, of Newburyport, formerly of Charlemont, North Reading and Medford, died Saturday, August 4, 2018, at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles T. Denning. Born in Ainslee Point, Nova Scotia, Canada on June 17, 1921, she was the daughter of the late John E. and Elsie M. (MacKay) Mutch. Mary was a raised in Medford and was a graduate of Medford...

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Robert H. Greabell Jr., 71

Posted by on Aug 9, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries, North Reading Transcript | Comments Off on Robert H. Greabell Jr., 71

Vietnam War veteran Published in the August 9, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Robert H. “Bob” Greabell Jr., 71, of North Reading, died on August 5, 2018. Born on April 11, 1947, he was the beloved husband of Jeanne (Donovan) Greabell and the loving father of Meghan Wilhelmi and her husband JohnPaul of Wakefield and the loving grandfather of John Robert “Jack” Wilhelmi. He was also the brother of Richard Greabell and his wife Gladys of New York. Bob coached soccer and basketball for EMARC in Reading for many...

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Katherine E. Ryan, 83

Posted by on Aug 2, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Katherine E. Ryan, 83

Enjoyed Irish music and rooting for the Patriots Published in the August 2, 2018 edition READING — Katherine E. (Kelly) “Katty” Ryan, 83, of Reading, formerly a longtime resident of Malden, passed away peacefully on July 25, 2018 at Care One in Wilmington. Katherine was born on April 27, 1935 in Malden, one of four children of the late Timothy Kelly and Lena (Radley) Kelly. Raised and educated in Malden, Katherine was married to the late Edward F. Ryan and they settled in Malden to raise a family of four...

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Michele Balestracci, 61

Posted by on Aug 2, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Michele Balestracci, 61

Published in the August 2, 2018 edition HARRISON, Tenn. — Michele (Cordesco) Balestracci, 61, of Harrison, Tennessee and formerly of North Reading, died at her home on Friday, June 8, 2018 after a lengthy illness. Michele’s survivors include her husband Mark Balestracci, a retired U.S. Marine, and her father-in-law Deacon Al Balestracci of North Reading.  She was a 1975 graduate of North Reading High School.   Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, August 10 from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., followed by a memorial service at...

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Bruce F. Lowthers Sr., 82

Posted by on Aug 2, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Bruce F. Lowthers Sr., 82

U.S. Air Force veteran, retired manager of Atlantic Food Mart Published in the August 2, 2018 edition NORTH READING — Bruce F. Lowthers Sr., 82, of North Reading, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at his home after a heroic battle with cancer. Bruce served in the U.S. Air Force as a Military Police Officer. He graduated from Northeastern University and was a retired manager from Atlantic Food Mart. Bruce was involved over the years in North Reading Pop Warner Football, Little League, Knights of Columbus and North...

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Doris T. O’Neil, 87

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Enjoyed summers at Popponesset and Sebago Lake Published in the August 2, 2018 edition WAKEFIELD — Doris T. O’Neil, 87, of Wakefield, formerly of Lynnfield and Everett, died Monday, July 30, 2018 at the Brightview Senior Living Center in Wakefield. Born in Everett on September 3, 1930 she was the daughter of the late Walter and Bridget (Southwell) Seward. Mrs. O’Neil was raised in Everett and was a graduate of Immaculate Conception High School in Revere, Class of 1948. She had worked for many years as a secretary at American...

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Bruce F. Lowthers Sr., 82

Posted by on Jul 27, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Bruce F. Lowthers Sr., 82

U.S. Air Force veteran, retired manager of Atlantic Food Mart; active in youth sports and  Knights of Columbus NORTH READING — Bruce F. Lowthers Sr., 82, of North Reading, passed away on Thursday, July 26 at his home after a heroic battle with cancer. Bruce served in the U.S. Air Force as a Military Police Officer. He graduated from Northeastern University and was a retired manager from Atlantic Food Mart. Bruce was involved over the years in North Reading Pop Warner Football, Little League, Knights of Columbus and North...

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Alice M. Mansfield, 98

Posted by on Jul 27, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Alice M. Mansfield, 98

Published in the July 26, 2018 edition. Pilot and painter DANVERS — Alice M. (Jackson) Mansfield, 98, of Danvers and formerly of Beverly, Rockport and North Reading, died Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Hathorne Hill in Danvers. She was the wife of the late Harley F. Mansfield. Born in Beverly on May 21, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Carl W. and Olive (McCallister) Jackson. She attended Beverly Schools and Rockport High School. In spite of tragedy in her early life, Alice never looked back and dwelled...

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Paul G. Jones, 77

Posted by on Jul 27, 2018 in North Reading Obituaries | Comments Off on Paul G. Jones, 77

Published in the July 26, 2018 edition. Enjoyed traveling cross-country in his RV PALM COAST, Fla. — Paul G. Jones, 77, of Palm Coast, Fla., formerly of Sandown, N.H. and Charlestown, passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018. Born in Boston on June 17, 1941, he was the son of the late Maurice Jones and Alice (Mair) Ash. He was a graduate of Charlestown High School. Paul was devoted to his family, he had a great sense of humor and had a very colorful personality. He enjoyed traveling cross-country...

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