North Reading Obituaries

Todd Verdonck

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NRHS grad, coach and athlete Published in the February 16, 2017 edition NORTH READING – Todd S. Verdonck of North Reading died Feb. 8. He was the beloved husband of Kerianne (Forrest). Devoted and loving father to his son Cole. Son of Robert and Paula Verdonck of both NH and FL. Son-in-law of Michael and Janice Forrest of North Reading. Brother of Scott Verdonck and his fiancee Patty Sievert of FL. Brother-in-law of Tara and her husband George McCormack of Stoneham and Adam Forrest and his wife Lindsay of Newburyport. Grandson of Frank...

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Susan J. Calvino, 66

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Worked at local salon, enjoyed crafts Published in the February 16, 2017 edition Tewksbury –  “Love is like a butterfly: It goes where it pleases and it pleases wherever it goes.” Susan  J. (Feudo) Calvino, beloved wife of  James R. Calvino, a resident of Tewksbury, formerly of North Reading passed away surrounded by her family on January 31, 2017, following an extended battle with a brain tumor. She was 66. Born in Everett on October 1, 1950, she was a daughter of the late Christopher and Jeanette (Fugazzotto) Feudo. Sue was employed...

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Julia Ciampa, 34

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Published in the February 16, 2017 edition WAKEFIELD – Julia G. (Healey) Ciampa, 34, of Wakefield, formerly of North Reading, died on Monday, February 13.  She was the daughter of Julie (Wahlefield) Brachanow;  sister of Casey (Melvin) McGah, Nathania and Frankie Brachanow. Arrangements are incomplete at press time and are under the direction of the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading. www.croswellfuneral...

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Robert H. Tavares, 25

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Published in the February 16, 2017 edition NORTH READING – Robert H. Tavares, 25, of Providence, Rhode Island and formerly of North Reading, died Sunday, February 12th. Arrangements are incomplete at press time and under the direction of the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading. www.croswellfuneralhome.com

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Lawrence  C.  Sullivan, 87

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Served in Navy during Korea conflict Published in the February 16, 2017 edition NORTH READING – Lawrence  C.  Sullivan, 87, of North Reading died at his home, surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, February 9, 2017. He was born in Newport, RI, on January 27, 1930. He grew up in Newport where he was a graduate of De LaSalle Academy, Class of 1948; University of Rhode Island, Class of 1952 and Georgetown Law School, in Washington, D.C., Class of 1962. Lawrence was a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean Conflict. His U.S. Navy Military...

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Janet Spano

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Published in the February 9, 2017 edition NORTH READING – Janet L. (Vecchia) Spano of North Reading died Feb. 5. She was the beloved wife of Joseph Spano. Loving mother to Jeffrey Spano and Christopher Spano and his fiance Nadia Lorena. Daughter of Rose and Frank Vecchia Jr. of Revere. Sister of Frank Vecchia III and his wife Johanna of Woburn, and Joanne and Michael Connors of Tewksbury. Janet is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St. (corner of Park St. and Rte. 28), at...

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Antoine Haddad

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Published in the February 9, 2017 edition WAKEFIELD – Antoine Y. “Jido” Haddad of Wakefield died on Feb. 5. He was the beloved husband of the late Juliette (Shami). Father of Joseph Antoine Haddad and his wife Maria of Wilmington, Marcel A. of Wakefield and Alain A. Haddad of North Reading. Grandfather of Antoine “Tony”, Nicholas, Nathan, Patrick and Gabriel. Brother of the late Marcel Haddad. Antoine is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and extended family. Funeral from the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St., (corner of Park...

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Gordon Brooks, 63

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Army veteran, NRHS alum Published in the February 2, 2017 edition LAWRENCE – Gordon F. Brooks, 63, of Lawrence and formerly of North Reading, died Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Lawrence General Hospital. Born in Melrose, on October 23,1953, he was the son of the late Robert E. and Barbara L. (Allen) Brooks. He was raised and attended school in North Reading and was a graduate of North Reading High School. He served in the U.S. Army. Gordon worked as a supervisor for many years for the Haverhill Housing Authority. He has been a resident...

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Lorna Smolinsky, 96

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Served in Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII Published in the February 2, 2017 edition WILMINGTON – Lorna G. (MacDonald) Smolinsky, 96, of Malden, died Friday, January 27, 2017 at Woodbriar of Wilmington. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry Smolinsky. Born in Harmony Junction, Prince Edward Island, Canada on May 10,1920. Lorna was the daughter of the late George and Mary (Mitchell) MacDonald. She was educated in Souris, Prince Edward Island, Canada. She was a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force, during World War II, she...

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Dana Brandt, 70

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Served with Army armored tank division Published in the February 2, 2017 edition STONEHAM – Dana E. Brandt, 70 , of Stoneham and formerly of North Reading, died Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at Winchester Hospital. Born in Malden, on January 22, 1947, he was the son of the late Arthur E. and Lena “Blanche” (Karlsen) Brandt. He was raised and attended school in North Reading and was a graduate of North Reading High School, Class of 1967. Dana was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam Era, he served from 1967 to 1969. He was a SP4 (T) and was...

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