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  • Reading is also known as: RG301HF.

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  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Mark Erelli (singer and singer-songwriter), Joe Whitney (ice hockey player and athlete), and Steven Whitney (ice hockey player and athlete).

History

The population was 24,747 at the 2010 census. Many of the Massachusetts Bay Colony's original settlers arrived from England in the 1630s through the ports of Lynn and Salem. In 1639 some citizens of Lynn petitioned the government of the colony for a "place for an inland plantation". They were initially granted six square miles, followed by an additional four. The first settlement in this grant was at first called "Lynn Village" and was located on the south shore of the "Great Pond", now known as Lake Quannapowitt. On June 10, 1644 the settlement was incorporated as the town of Reading, taking its name from the town of Reading in England. The first church was organized soon after the settlement, and the first parish, later known as "South Reading", became the separate town of Wakefield in 1868. John Parker was one of the founders of Reading. He also was a founder of the 12th Congregational Church (now the First Parish Congregational Church), and served as deacon there. He was a selectman of Reading and was...

The official website for the city of Reading is http://www.ci.reading.ma.us/.

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Reading Obituaries

It was written by The Times Record on March 4th, 2015 that Cynthia U White (Upton) passed away in Bath, Maine.  Ms. White was 86 years old and was born in Reading, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Cynthia U's life.

It was reported on September 3rd, 2014 that Evelyn P Bosworth (Moore) perished in Reading, Massachusetts.  Ms. Bosworth was 90 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Evelyn P's life.

It was written by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on August 13th, 2014 that Rita A Shelzi (Lopardo) perished in Reading, Massachusetts.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Rita A's life.

It was disclosed by The Reflector on July 23rd, 2014 that Kenneth John "Ken" Hickman passed on in Vancouver, Washington.  Hickman was 80 years old and was born in Reading, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Kenneth John "Ken"'s life.

It was written by Salem Evening News on June 10th, 2014 that Jacqueline Davis (Fillmore) passed on in Reading, Massachusetts.  Ms. Davis was 71 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Jacqueline's life.

It was reported on June 7th, 2014 that Mary E Bliss (Locke) died in Springfield, Kentucky.  Ms. Bliss was 97 years old and was born in Reading, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mary E's life.

It was written by Salem Evening News on May 28th, 2014 that Mary Foley (Torigian) passed away in Reading, Massachusetts.  Ms. Foley was 81 years old and was born in Chicago, IL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mary's life.

It was reported by Salem Evening News on May 27th, 2014 that Mary "Emily" Pruyn (Anton) died in Reading, Massachusetts.  Ms. Pruyn was 89 years old and was born in Roselle Park, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mary "Emily"'s life.

It was disclosed by Salem Evening News on January 7th, 2014 that Ronald E "Ron" Petro died in Reading, Massachusetts.  Petro was 67 years old and was born in Pasadena, CA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ronald E "Ron"'s life.

It was noted by Salem Evening News on January 1st, 2014 that Kevin R Kidney passed on in Reading, Massachusetts.  Kidney was 65 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Kevin R's life.

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Badger Funeral Homes Incorporated

Badger Funeral Home was founded in Groton, Massachusetts by Harris L. Badger in1921. His son, William A. Badger,followed his father and in 1954 expanded the family business to Littleton,Massachusetts. Today, David Badger continues to operate...

Bisbee Porcella Funeral Home

Porcella Funeral Service, Inc. has been family owned & operated since its founding in 1886 in the North End of Boston. Growth began for the firm with a new location in the Beachmont section of Revere at the end of World War II. In 1977, the...

Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home

Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, located in Plaistow, NH, serves the Southern New Hampshire and Greater Haverhill, Massachusetts areas. Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home offers a wide range of funeral services for all faiths that a family can...

Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home

Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home in Hyde Park has been family owned and operated for over sixty years and three generations. When Alexander F. Thomas Sr. first came to Boston in 1932, to attend medical school, he began apprenticing with the owners of...

Cartwright Funeral Homes

Cartwright Funeral Homes and Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home are owned and operated by the Cartwright family. Our family has been providing caring, dignified and affordable funeral services to Randolph, and the surrounding communities for 5...

Casper Funeral Home

The Casper Family has provided families with the finest care, compassion and sensitivity for over 75 years. Trust and confidence is so important in choosing a funeral services provider.

Clancy Lucid Funeral Home

Serving All Faiths Since 1922. The caring funeral directors at Clancy Lucid Funeral Home provide specialized funeral services designed to meet the needs of each family. The professional, dedicated staff can assist you in making funeral service...

Conte Funeral Homes

In 1977, Anthony S. Conte, Sr. purchased The Dewhirst Funeral Home of North Andover which had been in existence for twenty years. Tony immediately set out to provide personal, sensitive, and compassionate service to the community by providing...

Cota Funeral Home

Anthony F. Cota was founder of the Cota Funeral Home in Somerville in 1932. A licensed funeral director at the age of 17, he ran the funeral home until his untimely death at the age of 54 in 1968.

Davis Funeral Home

The Davis Funeral Home has a seventy-year reputation for outstanding service and is well respected in greater Boston. The late Norris G. Davis founded the Davis Funeral Home in 1935. He started his business in a storefront at the corner of...

Deware Funeral Home

Founded by Donald and Robert Deware in 1939, the Deware Funeral Home has served the Quincy and South Shore community for over 70 years. Originally named The Deware Brothers Funeral Home, the original location was 576 Hancock Street in the...

Douglass Funeral Home

Douglass Funeral Home has been owned and operated by the Douglass family for six generations. The family business began operation in the late 1800's in East Boston MA, later moving to Chelsea MA, and in 1944 the family moved the business to...

Dracut Funeral Home

Since our founding, the guiding principle of Dracut Funeral Home has been the commitment to treating each family who comes to us as our own. With sincerity, pride, and dedication, we are committed to this time-honored tradition.

Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Homes

Being a family owned, three generation business is important to us here at the Dumont-Sullivan Funeral Home. This emphasis was set from it's beginning in 1949 when Leo A. Dumont, Sr. founded the funeral home with a credo of Trust, Respect, and...

Eaton Funeral Home Incorporated

The year was 1818. The month was December. James Monroe was in the White House, as our fifth President. The War of 1812 had been over for nearly four years, and Spain had ceded Florida to the United States as a result of the Seminole War. There...

Greely Funeral Service Incorporated

At the Greely Funeral Home, we take great pride in what we do and have been serving families for over 120 years. We believe that the success of any business requires dedication and professionalism. In our business, in particular, it also requires...

Hingham Cemetery

As was customary in England at the time of early settlement, the dead were buried around the meeting house, the first being approximately where Old Derby stands today (34 Main St.) and the second being the Old Ship Church (107 Main St.). The...

Joyce Funeral Home

The Joyce Funeral Home was established in Waltham in October, 1910 by Francis J. Joyce. His generation saw the most significant changes in funeral services during the last century and Mr. Joyce became one of the most progressive, innovative and...

Keefe Funeral Home

For more than sixty years Arlington, Cambridge and the surrounding communities have appreciated the professional services offered by the Keefe Funeral Home family and staff. Our Arlington and Cambridge locations are committed to continuing the...

Lyons & Sons Funeral Directors

In 1925, Clarence R. Lyons Sr. opened a store-front funeral parlor on North Street in Salem. Within the next few years, he was able to move from that location to one in the former Perley Building in Danvers Square (where CVS and Minuteman Press...

Tewksbury Funeral Home

The Tewksbury Funeral Home was founded in 1957 by Walter and Gloria (Roux) Deputat. The name was chosen specifically to reflect their commitment to serve any ethnic, religious, or cultural segments within the town and our neighboring communities.

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From humble roots, Boehner's American dream leads him to lead the House
The barkeeper's son from Reading, near Cincinnati ... including Sen. Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts, to adopt "No Child Left Behind" legislation. When ethical questions forced Texan Tom DeLay out of the House Republican leader's job, Boehner defeated two ...
http://www.cleveland.com/politics/index.ssf/2010/11/from_humble_roots_john_boehner.html

Capsule reviews of feature films
Hilary Swank stars in this true-life drama about a Massachusetts woman who puts herself through ... era tale also boasts Bill Murray, quietly crafty as a funeral parlor director, and Sissy Spacek as a widow with a fateful connection to Duvall's character.
http://www.thestate.com/2010/11/04/1546773/capsule-reviews-of-feature-films.html

Ralph Polcari, 84; owned popular coffee shop in the North End
Wednesday night, the six former shop boys, now professional men with families, hung a banner from the shop front reading: In memory of Ralph ... Mr. Polcari died early Tuesday at Massachusetts General Hospital of a combination of ailments, his friends ...
http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/obituaries/articles/2010/10/29/ralph_polcari_84_owned_popular_coffee_shop_in_the_north_end/

Lorraine M. Castine, 76
A devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt, and dear friend to many, Lorraine enjoyed gardening, traveling, country music, reading and loved ... Methuen, MA 01844. Arrangements are by Paul C. Rogers & Sons Family Funeral Home, 36 West Main St.,
http://www.eagletribune.com/archive/x1364886494/Lorraine-M-Castine-76

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A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, sanctifying, or remembering the life of a deceased person. Funerary customs comprise the complex of beliefs and ...
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Funeral is the debut full-length album by Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire, released on September 14, 2004 in North America by Merge Records and on ...
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