Published in the July 1, 2019 edition.

READING — William Burke High, 82, of Reading, Friday, June 28.

Husband of the late Della (Moore) High. Son of the late Ernest and Mary (Burke) High. Brother of the late Ann (High) Mahoney. Father of Ann Norton and her husband Paul and Timothy High and his wife Amy. Step-father of Marci Silvano and her husband David. Grandfather of Ryan High, Margaret Norton, Abigail and Margaret High, Michael and Michaila Silvano and the late Matthew Silvano. Great grandfather of Isla and Madeline Silvano.

Bill was a veteran, having served in the United States Army and was an avid golfer. He worked for the Town of Reading as a civil engineer for 44 years.

Funeral from the Doherty-Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden St., Reading on Wednesday, July 3 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass celebrating Bill’s Eternal Life at St. Athanasius Church, 300 Haverhill St., Reading, at 10:30 a.m. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with Bill’s family a t the funeral home on Tuesday, July 2 from 4 to 8 p.m. Parking attendants and elevator are available. Interment will be in Forest Glen Cemetery, Reading. For information, directions and to leave an online condolence and for further information