Long time resident of town

 Published in the August 13, 2015 edition

NORTH READING —Anne K. (Tessier) Strong of North Reading, passed away Aug. 9. She was the beloved wife of the late Douglas Strong. Anne was the mother of Matthew Strong and his wife Amanda of Andover and Jennifer Strong of North Reading and the grandmother of Cameron and Skylar of Andover. She was the sister of Ellen McCarty and her husband Ed of Chatham and the daughter–in–law of Charlotte Strong of Reading. Anne is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousin and in-laws.

Her funeral will be held from the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St. (corner of Park St. and Rte. 28), North Reading at Reading line, on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 8:30 a.m.  Funeral Service in the Free Christian Church, 31 Elm St., Andover at 10 a.m.  Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, North Reading. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Anne’s name to the RNS, 2131 Woodruff Rd., Suite 2100 #200, Greenville, SC. 29607. www.cotafuneralhomes.com