Methuen — Doris L. (Charpentier) Reitano, 97, of Methuen, passed away Tuesday, April 29, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill. She was born in Nashua, N.H. and was the daughter of the late Melchior and Louis (Dumas) Charpentier.
Mrs. Reitano was a lifelong resident of Methuen. She and her husband owned and operated Reitano Insurance Company in Lawrence where she worked as a bookkeeper. She was an avid golfer, enjoyed playing 45s, bingo and trips to Foxwoods. She had a great love for animals and enjoyed feeding bunnies, birds, squirrels and had a special place in her heart for dogs.
Mrs. Reitano was predeceased by her beloved husband, Sameul Reitano.
She is survived by her son, Sebastian Reitano and his wife, Phyllis of Methuen; her longtime friend, Margaret “Meg” Simonian of Bradford and her friends, John and Maureen Saba of Methuen, Colleen Enright, Jennifer Hardy, Carmen Ray-Calvo and Ana Gonzalez.
ARRANGEMENTS: Memorial donations may be made in her memory to Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack St., Bldg 9, Lawrence, MA 01843 or MSPCA, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844.
By the request of the family, funeral services will be private and there will be no visiting hours. Arrangements by Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. To send online condolences, please visit www.cataudellafh.com.