Coast Guard veteran

Published in the March 16, 2017 edition

NORTH READING – Carl C. Gonnam of North Reading died Thursday, March 9. He was the beloved husband of the late Theresa Gonnam (Lally). Loving father of George Gonnam of North Reading, Maryann Gonnam and her husband John Hudson of Wilimington, Nancy Gonnam and her boyfriend John Pellerin of North Reading, and the late Philip Gonnam and his wife Nancy Hrynowski-Gonnam. Son of the late Harold and Elizabeth Gonnam. Brother of Lucille Parker of ME and the late Alice Murray and Barbara Fellows. Grandfather of Leah Hudson, Tyler Hudson, and Eric Gonnam. Carl is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Carl was an avid gardener who loved the outdoors, boating, and the ocean. He enjoyed making things including boats and kayaks. Carl served his country in U.S. Coast Guard. All services will be private. Arrangements by the Cota Funeral Home.