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Mr. Brian F. Desmond

Obituary for Mr. Brian F. Desmond

February 12, 2017
Reading, Massachusetts


Brian F. Desmond of Reading passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Winchester Hospital. He was 84 years of age.

A true American Hero, Brian proudly defended our freedom by serving as a Corporal in the United States Army during the Korean War and he was a retired Reading Police Officer. Brian was also a barber at Chief's Barber Shop in Reading.

Brian was the beloved husband of the late Natalie (Scanlon) Desmond. He was the devoted father of Jennifer Riley and her husband Kevin and the late Lisa Desmond. Brian was the cherished brother of Terrence Desmond, Sheila Fortunata and her husband Felix, Michael Desmond and his wife Anne and the late Kevin Desmond, Joan King, James, Dermot, and Gael Desmond.

A Funeral Service Celebrating Brian's Eternal Life will be held on Friday February 17th at 11am in the Doherty - Barile Family Funeral Home 11 Linden St. READING. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the Family on Thursday, February 16th from 4-8 in the Funeral Home. Parking attendants and ramped entrance available.

Please consider making donations in memory of Brian to the Sawtelle Family Hospice House 320 Haverhill St. Reading MA 01867.

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Reading, MA 01867
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