Statement on the passing of Nelson S. Burbank

Nelson Burbank

(READING, MA- August 29, 2019) The Town of Reading sends condolences to the family of Nelson S. Burbank on the occasion of his passing today. Mr. Burbank demonstrated the highest ideals of citizenship to this community and the nation through his service with the United States Army, the American Red Cross, the Reading Ice Arena Authority, and innumerable local projects. His generosity was only surpassed by his humble nature. Nelson and Rita’s  philanthropy and leadership over decades leave a sterling legacy in Reading.

 

Nelson Burbank with Peter Fantasia

Peter Fantasia with Nelson Burbank

 

Bernard Pothier with Nelson Burbank

Bernard Pothier with Nelson Burbank