Norma Webster Read of Sandwich died August 2 at the age of 89.

She was the wife of 66 years of Edward Sears Read Jr., who died in 2019.

Born in Gardner, she was the daughter of Benjamin Howard and Mildred Webster. She was a graduate of Cushing Academy and Wellesley College.

Ms. Read was active in civic affairs throughout her life. She served as president of the Concord Woman’s Club from 1994 to 1996.

She was a former resident of Carlisle.

She leaves two children, Priscilla Ashley Romeiser and her husband, David E. Romeiser, of Sandwich and Edward Sears Read III and his wife, Amy Roeder, of Lowell; two grandsons, Kohl W. Romeiser and Trevor R. Romeiser, both of Sandwich; and extended family.

In addition to her husband, she also was preceded in death by her son David Sears Read.

Services will be private.

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