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John D. Churchill

September 1, 1926 — June 8, 2023

Reading

John D. Churchill

John D. Churchill, a longtime resident of Reading died Thursday June 8 at the age of 96.


Born in Nova Scotia, Canada September 1, 1926 he was the son of the late Dwight and Dorothy (DeJarnett) Churchill.  


John was raised in Lynn, he was a graduate of Lynn English High School. After graduation he served in the Navy during World WAR II. He returned home and went to Northeastern University on the G.I. bill. He went on to graduate with a degree in Engineering. John had a long successful career with New England  Telephone and retired as the Chief Engineer. He was a nature lover and enjoyed walks in the woods. He also loved playing the Stock Market and watching the Financial channel.  


He was the beloved husband of the late Jean Churchill and Barbara J. Churchill. John was the loving father of Mark A. Churchill and his companion Frances Desmarais of Dracut, Sandra J. Nolfi and her husband Dennis of Reading, Keith D. Churchill of Sanbornton, NH and Carol O’Donoghue and her husband Brian of Reading. He is also survived by his 5 grandchildren, Keith Jr., Amy, Matthew, Christopher and Katharine and great grandson Declan. 


His Funeral Service will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Monday at 11:30 a.m. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the funeral home on Sunday from1-3 p.m.  Interment, Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn.


In lieu of flowers Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023       

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Sunday, June 11, 2023

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Monday, June 12, 2023

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