- December 18, 1960 - October 21, 2012
- Reading, Massachusetts
of Margaret's Passing
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“Jeff and I have so many wonderful and funny memories of Maggie. We have shared a lifetime of wonderful times together. Maggie will forever be in...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Lynley Myers - Williston, VT
“Dear Joan, Claire and family, I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your sister. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.....Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Cyndi Conway - Wakefield, MA
“I am so sorry for your loss. I know Maggie from volunteering together at Birch Meadow Elementary and just 'bumping' into each other over the years....Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Beverly Lawrence - Reading, MA
“Lenny, Words cannot express the deepest sympathy I share with you and your family. My thoughts are with you.
4 of 24 | Posted by: Judy Bagnell - MA
“My families thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
5 of 24 | Posted by: Derek - MA
“Dear Lenny, Lauren, and James, We were so sad to hear about Maggie's passing. She was so full of life and love for her family and friends. She...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: The Jacobs family - Reading, MA
“Just wanted to express my condolences to Lenny and family. I have worked with Lenny for several years.
7 of 24 | Posted by: Thierry Petersen - Hubbardston, MA
“Dear Lenny, Lauren and James, We are very sorry for your loss. I have known Maggie since my kids started school and always enjoyed her company, wit...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Janet Ehl - Reading, MA
“Dear Carlson Family..I graduated High School with Maggie, and was fortunate to meet up with her years later in Reading as Mom's. It seemed...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: Donna (Rowe) Rallo - Reading, MA
“Lenny, my deepest sympathy to you and your family. If you need anything please do not hesitate to call.
10 of 24 | Posted by: Jon Howarth - Windham, NH
“Just wanted to express my condolences to Lenny and family. It is with much sadness that I learn of Maggie's passing. Maggie was such a joy to be...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Kevin (Hanson) Pagliuca - Duluth, MN
“So sorry for your loss i knew maggie in college and she always was a joy to be around her energy and spirit will surely be missed
12 of 24 | Posted by: leon consolati - san ramon, CA
“Our heartfelt sympathy to Lenny, Lauren, James and all the lives Maggie touched so deeply. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
13 of 24 | Posted by: Susan and Jack O'Leary and Family - MA
“Our deepest sympathy. Maggie was a wonderful person.We will miss her. Our thoughts & prayers are with Lenny & family. Jan& Ashley Letizia
14 of 24 | Posted by: jan letizia - Reading, MA
“Our deepest sympathies to the family and all the lives Maggie touched, which know was many. You will be missed Maggie.
James and Kristin Bonazoli
15 of 24 | Posted by: James and Kristin Bonazoli
“Maggie brought fun, laughter and energy to everything she did...through the years, I can still remember the sound of Maggie's distinctive voice and...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: Marcia Cavazzoni - Reading, MA
“Dear Carlson Family, I am so sorry I can not make it on Thursday. I want to be there so so bad and it really crushes me that I can't. Your wife and...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Morgan Fallon - Reading, MA
“I am so sorry to hear the news about such a fun loving and beautiful person. You will be missed by all who had the pleasure of interacting with you...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Steve Hunt - Foxborough, MA
“Such a tragic loss. Maggie was a beautiful person. We are keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers. The Angelini Family
19 of 24 | Posted by: Nanci - Reading, MA
“The world has lost a bright light. Our hearts are low and our thoughts are with you all. Steve, Liz & Alex Sadwick
20 of 24 | Posted by: Liz Sadwick - Reading, MA
“Our deepest sympathy to all of you. You are in our prayers. The Cusato Family Reading
21 of 24 | Posted by: beth cusato - reading, MA
“Dear Lenny, I was so sorry to hear about Maggie. My deepest sympathy to you, your children and the rest of the family.
22 of 24 | Posted by: Lucille Van Baars - Needham, MA
“We are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers and are so sad for your loss. Maggie was a very special person. Fondly, The Lapham Family ...Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: Elise Lapham - reading, MA
“Our deepest condolences in the loss of your beautiful Maggie. We will continue to keep you all in our prayers.
24 of 24 | Posted by: Mary & Jack McManus - Wakefield, MA
OBITUARY Margaret "Maggie" Carlson, 51, of Reading and formerly of Wakefield died on Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Born in Boston on December 18, 1960 she was the daughter of Margaret M. (Carter) Maguire of Reading and the late James V. Maguire. Maggie was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1979 and North Adams State College, 1984. She had worked as a transcription proofer for the Administrative Claim Service (ACS) in Winchester. She had been a Reading resident since 1997 and was active in the Annual Jimmy Fund Walk. Maggie was the wife of Lenny Carlson. She was the mother of Lauren E Carlson and James M. Carlson both of Reading. She was the sister of Claire A. Winters and Joan M. Boodry both of Wakefield, and the late James V. Maguire, Jr. and the aunt of Thomas, Ellen, Catherine and Patrick Boodry and Robert, Evan and Johanna Winters. Her funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Friday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Athanasius Church, 300 Haverhill St., Reading at 10:30 a.m. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday from 3 to 8 p.m. Interment will be at St. Patrick Cemetery in Stoneham. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Jimmy Fund, c/o of Team Maguire, Attn: Contribution services, 10 Brookline Place, West, Brookline, MA 02445-7226.