Published December 5, 2019

NORTH READING — James E. Spry of North Reading. Beloved husband of Claire (Sullivan). Father of Matthew and his fiancée Lauren Connors of Maynard and Nathan Spry of North Reading. Son of Arthur and Beatrice Spry. Son-in-law of Lawrence and Leda Sullivan. Brother of Gail Spry of Ariz. and the late William and Richard Spry. Brother-in-law of Lawrence Sullivan of Chelsea, Edward Sullivan and his wife Leticia of Nev., Paul Sullivan of Chelsea, Brian Sullivan of Cambridge and Kathy McNelly and her husband William of Middleton. James is also survived by several loving nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held for James in the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St. (corner of Park St. and Rt.28), North Reading, at Reading line on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 1:30 p.m. Relatives and friends may visit with the family Saturday before the service from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in James’ name to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.