Funeral Homes in Reading, MA

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Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Reading.

Reading is also known as: RG301HF.

Zip codes in the city: 01867.

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Cemeteries Department

Reading's original settlers came from England in the 1630's to the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Many arrived through the ports of Lynn and Salem. In 1639 some citizens of Lynn petitioned the government of the Massachusetts Bay Colony for "place for...

William J Gormley Funeral Homes

For almost one hundred years William J. Gormley Funeral Service has continued to build upon it's reputation for providing compassionate and meaningful funerals to those they serve.

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Cemeteries Department
16 Lowell St
Reading, MA 01867
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Douglass Edgerly & Bessom Funeral
25 Sanborn St
Reading, MA 01867
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Edgerley & Bessom Funeral Home
745 Main St
Reading, MA 01867
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Joseph Doherty Funeral Home
11 Linden St
Reading, MA 01867

Nearby Funeral Homes for Reading

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Beechwood Funeral Home
262 Beach St
Revere, MA 02151
Brady & Fallon Funeral Service
10 Tower St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
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Scally & Trayers Funeral Home
54 Pleasant St
Dorchester, MA 02125
Spencer Funeral Home
575 E Broadway
South Boston, MA 02206
Sullivan Funeral Home
35 Henshaw St
Brighton, MA 02134
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Tobin & Mitchell Funeral Home
666 Massachusetts Ave
Boston, MA 02117
Torf Funeral Service
151 Washington Ave
Chelsea, MA 02150
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Vertuccio Funeral Home
773 Broadway
Revere, MA 02151
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Walter V Boyko & Son Funeral
10 Tower St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Welsh & Sons
718 Broadway
Chelsea, MA 02150
Whittier Porter Funeral Home
6 High St
Ipswich, MA 01938
William E Mc Ginn Funeral Home
157 Maple St
Lynn, MA 01902
William Gormley Funeral Homes
509 Centre St
Jamaica Plain, MA 02447
William J Gormley Funeral Homes
2055 Centre St
West Roxbury, MA 02132
Wing Fook Funeral Home
13 Gerard St
Roxbury, MA 02118

Facts about the city

  • 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).

Reading (/ˈrɛdɪŋ/ RED-ing) is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, 10 miles (16 km) north of central Boston. The population was 24,747 at the 2010 census.

Reading Obituaries

It was reported on May 24th, 2019 that Helen Akerstrom (Walsh) passed away in Southbury, Connecticut.  Ms. Akerstrom was 95 years old and was born in Reading, MA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Helen's life.

It was disclosed by Washington Post (Sun) on March 21st, 2019 that Ruth Wagner (Shumaker) died in Washington, District of Columbia.  Ms. Wagner was 96 years old and was born in Reading, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ruth's life.

It was disclosed by Star-News on November 28th, 2018 that Ellen Jeanne Morrow died in Bolivia, North Carolina.  Morrow was 84 years old and was born in Reading, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Ellen Jeanne's life.

It was noted on October 14th, 2018 that Ira H Jr Redinger died in Reading, Massachusetts.  Redinger was 79 years old and was born in Providence, RI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ira H Jr's life.

It was revealed by Register Guard on September 26th, 2018 that George C Sr "Tiny" Mason died in Eugene, Oregon.  Mason was 80 years old and was born in Reading, MA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor George C Sr "Tiny"'s life.

It was disclosed on August 7th, 2018 that Theresa Ann Thompkins (Gosselin) passed on in New Port Richey, Florida.  Ms. Thompkins was 87 years old and was born in Reading, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Theresa Ann's life.

It was reported by New Haven Register on June 23rd, 2018 that Rowena "Rennie" Rush (Stelling) perished in Connecticut.  Ms. Rush was 102 years old and was born in Reading, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Rowena "Rennie"'s life.

It was disclosed on May 13th, 2018 that Ronwyn "Ronnie" Ingraham (McLennan) died in Reading, Massachusetts.  Ms. Ingraham was 84 years old and was born in Ottawa, .  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Ronwyn "Ronnie"'s life.

It was written by Salem Evening News on April 2nd, 2018 that Aline E "Noonie" Gilligan (Theriault) passed away in Reading, Massachusetts.  Ms. Gilligan was 91 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Aline E "Noonie"'s life.

It was disclosed by Salem Evening News on March 3rd, 2018 that Anna Jane "Jane" Smick (Harrison) passed away in Reading, Massachusetts.  Ms. Smick was 94 years old and was born in Baltimore, MD.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Anna Jane "Jane"'s life.

History

Only one Reading soldier was killed in action during the Revolution; Joshua Eaton died in the Battle of Saratoga in 1777. In 1791, sixty members started the Federal Library. John Brooks, later to become Governor of Massachusetts, was captain of the 'Fourth Company of Minute' and subsequently served at the Battle of White Plains and at Valley Forge. A special grant in 1651 added land north of the Ipswich River to the town of Reading. 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. In 1769, the meeting house was constructed, in the area which is now the Common in Reading.

The official website for the city of Reading is https://www.readingma.gov/.

News

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

Funeral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, sanctifying, or remembering the life of a deceased person. Funerary customs comprise the complex of beliefs and ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funeral

Funeral (album) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funeral_(album)

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