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Obituary: Daniel J. Doran

DORAN, Daniel J. Of Reading, August 13, 2014 at age 83. Beloved husband of 58 years of Bernardine (Surette) Doran. Devoted father of Lynn A. Lucci, Colleen M. Joyce and her late husband Leo and Shelly J. Doran. Cherished grandfather of Thomas G. Lucci, Christina M. Lucci, Robert A. Joyce and his wife Mallory, Danielle M. Joyce and her husband Daniel. Great grandfather of Sawyer Joyce. Dear brother of Elaine McGraw and the late Norma Spector, June Beaudoin and James Doran. Loving son of the late Daniel F. and Mary (MacNeal) Doran. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. US Marine Veteran, Korea. Funeral from the Doherty - Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden St. READING Saturday, August 16, ...
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Obituary: Georgia Veligor

VELIGOR, Georgia (Patsos) Of Portland, ME, formerly of Reading. August 7, 2014, age 83. Married to the late Vincent Veligor. Mother to Vincent Veligor Jr. of Portland, ME and wife Susan; Richard Veligor of Salem, NH and wife Victoria, & Walter Veligor of Lowell, MA. Grandmother to Alex, Elizabeth, Shayna and Philip. Great-grandmother to Mason. A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held September 19th, 10 am at the First Parish Church United, 48 Main St, Westford, MA.
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Obituary: Gladys B. Cail

CAIL, Gladys B. (Brown) Of Reading August 10, 2014, at the age of 103. Wife of the late Victor H. Cail, Sr. She had two children, her son the Late Victor H. Cail, Jr. and her daughter Betsy Cail Racine of Middleton who survives her. She is also survived by five grandchildren Lee Ann Oulette of Maine; Richard J. Racine and wife Jan of New Hampshire; Susan E. Racine of Florida; Douglas V. Cail and wife Annette of Illinois and Annette E. Cail of Reading and her daughter-in-law, Ann T. Cail also of Reading. Six great- grandchildren; two great-great granddaughters and several nieces and nephews and many friends. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 19 at 11:00 am ...
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Obituary: Rita A. Shelzi

SHELZI, Rita A. (Lopardo) Of Reading, formerly of Worcester, Passed peacefully at home surrounded by her family on August 11, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Louis A. Shelzi. Devoted mother of Louis A. Shelzi, Jr. and his wife Mary Ellen of Orange, NH; Marybeth S. Hood and her husband Stephen of Franklin. Cherished sister of Domenic Lopardo and his wife Lisa of W. Boylston and the late Mary Paladino, Michael and Louis Lopardo. Sister in-law of Mary Errichetti of Woburn; Ann White of Burlington, and Emma Schelzi of Woburn. Loving grandmother of Marcello and Alaina Shelzi; Andrew and Emily Hood and also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Douglass, Edgerley and Bessom Funeral Home 25 Sanborn ...
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Obituary: Frank P. Dibiase

DiBIASE, Frank P. Of Methuen, formerly of Reading, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on August 9, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Joan (O'Keefe) DiBiase. Loving father of Linda Engelson and her husband David of Reading; Deborah DiBiase of Reading; Joan Valley and her husband James of Lynn; and Janet Cormier of Haverhill. Loving brother of Mary Ricciardi of Revere. Devoted grandfather of Erin and Kara Engelson, Jeffrey and James Valley, and Julianne Claffey. Great grandfather of Madelyn, Hannah, and Nicholas Claffey. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Douglass, Edgerley and Bessom Funeral Home, 25 Sanborn St. (corner of Woburn St.) READING, Thursday, August 14 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of ...
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Obituary: Francesco C. Difiore

DIFIORE, Francesco C. "Frank" Of Reading formerly of Everett, August 5, 2014 at age 64 after a sudden illness. Beloved husband of Sharon M. (Kelly) DiFiore. Devoted father of Stefan E. DiFiore. Loving son-in-law of Constance and Edward Kelly of Medford. Brother-in-law of Colleen and John Carlino of Malden, Jane and Dan Andrews of Medford and Gail and Bobby Mallardo of Chelmsford. Cousin of Eileen and Paul Tesone, and Carol Tesone Croffy. Also survived by loving nieces and nephews, extended family and friends. Funeral from the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main St. (RT 28) STONEHAM, Monday, August 11, 2014 at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Francis' Eternal Life in St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St. Stoneham at ...
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Obituary: Evelyn M. Picardi

PICARDI, Evelyn M. (Lenius) Of East Boston & Reading, Aug. 5. Beloved wife of the late Samuel C. Picardi. Loving mother of Susann C. Palermo & husband Robert of Lynnfield & Sandra K. Spinazola & husband Anthony of Wilmington. Sister of the late Charles Lenius, Kay Lane & Betty Manley. Grandmother of Zoeann Resutuccia, Michael Spinazola, Allyson Ligor, Christopher Palermo & the late Tracy Spinazola. Also survived by her 7 great grandchildren. Her funeral service will be held in the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., WAKEFIELD on Friday at 10:00. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the funeral home Thursday (today) from 5-8 pm. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery. For obit/directions/ guestbook,
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Obituary: Helen Olszewski

OLSZEWSKI, Helen (Moskalik) Of Reading, August 3, 2014. Beloved wife of Eugene H. Olszewski. Devoted mother of Debra A. Olszewski of Gloucester and the late Glen P. Olszewski. Helen's funeral will be held from the Douglass, Edgerley and Bessom Funeral Home 25 Sanborn St. (corner of Woburn St.) Reading on Friday August 8, 2014 at 9:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Agnes Church, 186 Woburn St. Reading at 10:30 am. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Manchester By the Sea. Funeral Home visiting hours will be held on Thursday from 4-8 pm. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Helen's memory to either the Dana ...
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Obituary: Gaspare S. Bova

BOVA, Gaspare "Gus" S. Of Reading, formerly of the West End of Boston, August 2, 2014 at age 98. Beloved husband for 75 years of Rita (Geraci) Bova. Devoted father of Mary Carey and her husband John, Julianne Bova and her husband Alan Csiky, Stephen M. Bova and the late Daniel G. Bova. Cherished grandfather of Corey Daniel Bova, Michael Vayo and Kristine Sykes. Great grandfather of 3. Dear brother of the late Joseph Bova. Visiting hours respectfully omitted. A Funeral Mass Celebrating Gus' Eternal Life will be held on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 10am in St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St. Stoneham. Family and friends are cordially invited to attend. Burial will be private. Please honor Gus by ...
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Obituary: Charles G. Dinan

DINAN, Charles G. Of Reading, August 1, 2014, at age 67. Beloved husband of the late Mary Elizabeth (Kennedy) Dinan. Devoted father of Helen M. Dinan. Loving son of the late Eugene S. and Mary (Keleher) Dinan. Dear brother of Julianne Carbone and the late Steven Dinan and John Dinan. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. U.S. Army Veteran, Korea. Funeral from the Doherty - Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden St., READING, Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 9:00 am followed by a Funeral Mass celebrating Charles' Eternal Life in St. Agnes Church, 186 Woburn St., Reading at 10:00 am. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share remembrances with the family ...
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