Brian D. Kingsley, 66, of Methuen, MA, passed away October 13, 2020, at Lahey Clinic Hospital in Burlington, MA. Born on Prince Edward Island, Canada, he was the son of the late Robert and Grace (Atherton) Kingsley.
Raised and educated in North Andover, Brian attended St. Michael School and was a graduate of North Andover High School. He was the music director for St. Michael Church for over forty years, and played and sang in the Celtic Cross Irish Band. He also worked as a dispatcher, call firefighter, and EMT for the North Andover Fire Department, was on the Board of Directors at the British Club, and was a licensed funeral assistant for Cataudella Funeral Home.
Brian is survived by his beloved wife of thirty-nine years, Karen (Iannazzi) Kingsley; cherished daughter, Brinn Kingsley-Marquez and her husband Jeremy of Haverhill; dear siblings, Jeffrey Kingsley and his wife Diane of CT, Timothy Kingsley and his wife Anita of Nashua, NH, and Roberta Kingsley of ME. He also leaves several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, October 16, 2020, from 4:00-7:00 PM at St. Michael Church, 196 Main Street in North Andover. The family kindly requests that all guests please keep condolences short, must have a face cover, and please have no physical contact.
The funeral mass will be celebrated at 9:00 AM on Saturday, October 17, 2020, in the church and will be live-streamed on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYGA4Hi9t8ViwS-kjrHltZA.
Burial will follow in Ridgewood Cemetery in North Andover. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Michael Church, 196 Main Street, North Andover, MA 01845.