Lived life to the fullest

Published March 21, 2019

NORTH READING — Michael G. Sverdlove, 23, of North Reading, living life to the fullest, died on Mount Shlomo, Israel, on March 9, 2019.

Michael was born on September 21, 1995 and was the beloved son of Harry Ross Sverdlove and Grace (Centrella). He was the cherished grandson of Andrew Sverdlove and his late wife Adrienne Lipman, and the late Aquilino and Aurelia Centrella. He was the loving brother of Rachael Devorah-Ann Sverdlove of North Reading and the nephew of Gerard Centrella and his wife Lisa of North Reading, Pia Russo and her husband Vincenzo of Hopkinton, Anthony Centrella of Lowell, Lisa Rothenburger and her husband Stephen, and Jill Iwaskow and her husband Matthew. He was also the beloved cousin of Aquilino, Dante and Leah Centrella, Michela and Sabrina Russo, Noah and Eliza Rothenburger, and Isabelle Iwaskow.

Relatives and friends attended a funeral Mass for Michael at St. Athanasius Church in Reading on Monday, March 18. Visitation was held at the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St., North Reading, on Sunday. Interment was in Woodend Cemetery Reading.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Michael’s memory be made to “Austin Preparatory School c/o Michael G. Sverdlove Memorial Fund,” 101 Willow St., Reading, MA 01867.