George A. Reade

George A. Reade, 87, of Mattapoisett died Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Our Lady’s Haven after a period of declining health. He was the husband of Louanda J. (Mach) Reade.

            Born in Paterson, NJ, son of the late George and Agatha (Smith) Reade, he had lived in Mattapoisett for many years.

            George was a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University and Babson College.

            He was formerly employed in executive positions for several companies in Massachusetts and Oregon for many years until his retirement.

            George enjoyed bridge, golf, tennis, and was a loyal Red Sox and Patriots fan.

            He is survived by his wife, Louanda of Mattapoisett; his daughter, Victoria Reade of Stowe, MA; his grandson, Timothy Chagnon and his wife Katie of Concord; two great-grandchildren; his brother, Donald Reade of Glen Rock, NJ; his sister, Ruth Wilson of Budd Lake, NJ; and several other relatives and friends.

            He was predeceased by his son, Charles Reade and his siblings, Jack Reade and Alice McLean.

            His family would like to extend their sincere thanks and appreciation to all the staff at Our Lady’s Haven for their excellent care and compassion.

            Due to the current restrictions on public gatherings, his Funeral Service and burial were held privately. Contributions in George’s memory may be made to Our Lady’s Haven, 71 Center St., Fairhaven, MA 02719. For online condolence book, please visit

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