Allen M. Burgess

June 23, 1959 ~ October 28, 2020 (age 61)


Allen M. Burgess (61) of North Reading passed away on Wednesday October 28th, 2020 after a two-year battle with cancer. Allen was the beloved husband of Anne (McDougall) Burgess. Father of Tyler Burgess and his wife Marisa of North Reading, and Elizabeth Burgess of North Reading. Son of Cecilia and her late husband Kinnon Burgess of Malden. Brother of Keith Burgess and his wife Trish, Cindy Kelly and her husband James, Brian Burgess, Robin Kramich and her husband Kenneth. Allen is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Allen was an avid Boston sports fan and spent most weekends watching the games with his friends and family. Allen was a generous man, to the community, to his family and to his friends. He was a longtime volunteer of North Reading Little League and sat as a board member for over 20 years. Allen enjoyed playing golf with his son and when he became ill and stopped working, he spent his days with his four-legged best friend Archie. They spent time at the park, going for rides and on the couch. Allen will be missed for his infectious smile and his ability to light up a room.

Relatives and friends may visit at the  Funeral Home on Wednesday November 4th, from 4-8pm. Due to current restrictions, only 50 people at one time are allowed in the funeral home, masks must be worn at all times and social distancing regulations must be followed. Staff will be on hand for assistance. Please omit flowers and make donations in Allen's name to the CCS/ North Reading Food Pantry, 150 Haverhill St., North Reading, MA 01864. There will be a memorial service at the time of internment, date is to be determined. 

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November 4, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cota Funeral Homes
335 Park Street
North Reading, MA 01864

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