OBITUARY: Alexander T. Fairweather, 90

NORTH READING, MA — Alexander T. Fairweather, 90, of North Reading and formerly of Wilmington, died unexpectedly at his home on Friday, November 30, 2018.

Born in Somerville, MA on October 31, 1928. He was the son of the late Alexander and Mary Jane (Scott) Fairweather. He was raised and educated in Wilmington and graduated from Wilmington High School, Class of 1948.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy, during the Korean War from 1950 to 1954, he served on the USS Howard Gilmore and he received an honorable discharge.

Alex went into the plumbing trade, he was member of the Plumbing Local 12 in Boston, 283 in Lawrence and Local 138 in Salem.

He loved his family, hunting and fishing, his boat, playing the drums and listening to classical music. Alex was also an avid Patriot fan. He has been a resident of North Reading for 55 years.

Family members include his loving wife of 56 years, Joan A. (Turner) Fairweather; his son, Lee Fairweather and his wife Evelyn; his grandson, Scott Fairweather and late grandson, Joseph Fairweather; he was the brother of the late James Fairweather, Betty Long and Mary Hollenbeck.

Funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in his memory to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are by the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading. http://www.croswellfuneralhome.com.

Alexander Fairweather
Alexander T. Fairweather

(NOTE: The above obituary is from Croswell Funeral Home.)

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