North Andover — Don A. Reitano, 54, of North Andover, passed away Monday, July 29, 2013, at the Holy Family Hospital, Methuen. He was born in Lawrence and was the son of the late Domenic and Dorothy (Espinola) Reitano. Don was a generous, loving husband, father and friend. His passions were cooking, gardening and cars. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Don was raised and educated in Lawrence. He was a graduate of Lawrence Vocational School and Cambridge College with a Master’s Degree in Facilities Management. He was also a licensed electrician.
He was the Director of Operations for Alkermes, Inc., in Waltham and was a parishioner of St. Patrick’s Church in South Lawrence. He was also a longtime active member of the A.A. Freedom Group.
Don Reitano is survived by his beloved wife, Kathy (Schlachter) of North Andover; his son, Ryan Reitano of Medford; his daughters, Krystal O’Neill of Medford, Lindsey and Morgan Reitano of North Andover; his brothers, Joseph Reitano of Derry, N.H., Robert Reitano and his wife, Lisa, of Weston, Mass., and Paul Reitano and his wife, Sheila, of Salem, N.H.; and his grandchildren, Alivia Reitano and Danika O’Neill. There are also many nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, August 2, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. His funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 3, 2013, at St. Patrick’s Church, 118 South Broadway, Lawrence. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cor Unum Meal Center, 191 Salem St., Lawrence, MA 01843. For directions and online condolences, please visit www.cataudellafh.com.