U.S. Air Force veteran

Published in the September 3, 2015 edition

NORTH READING —  Edward L. “Ed” Broughton of North Reading died  Sept. 1. He was the beloved husband of Louise (Schiavone) and the father of the late Derrick Broughton.    He was the grandfather of Kathrine, Rebecca, Nathan, Diana and Michael.  Ed is also survived by many close friends including Lisa and her husband Chris, Kay and her husband Tony and other family.

His 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 Wednesday Sept. 9 at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in St. Theresa’s Church, 63 Winter St. (Rte. 62), North Reading at 10:30 a.m. Relative and friends may visit at the Funeral Home on Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, North Reading.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ed’s name to the North Reading Dollars for Scholars, PO Box 529, North Reading, MA 01864–0519. Ed was a member of the North Reading Council of Aging, Medford Knights of Columbus, and an avid flyer and served his country in the US Air Force. www.cotafuneralhomes.com