Former employee of the Transcript; enjoyed the outdoors and traveling

METHUEN — Lori Ann (Sykes) Houle, 60, of Methuen and formerly of North Reading, died unexpectedly at her home on Friday, November 11, 2022.

 Born in Arlington on November 9, 1962, she was raised in North Reading and was a graduate of North Reading High School, Class of 1980.

Lori worked in the printing industry for many years. She was a former employee of the North Reading Transcript and the Lawrence Eagle Tribune. She recently  worked in various customer service positions.

Lori loved her cat Clayton, the outdoors, and her family. She enjoyed attending concerts, biking, skiing, traveling, and cruising and exploring the countryside on motorcycles. She has been a resident of Methuen for over 20 years.

Family members include her loving mother, Betty J. (Ashton) Sykes and her late father Oscar C. Sykes as well as her sister, Bonnie J. Matthews and her partner, Charles Butterworth.

Arrangements are by the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading. To leave an online message of condolence, please visit: