• Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Marilyn S. Meads

    Marilyn S. Meads, 87, of Wakefield formerly of Terre Haute, Indiana, died on Thursday, August 15 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. Born in Mattoon, Illinois on June 19, 1932, she was the daughter of the late John and Suzie (Storm) Sparks. Ms. Meads was a graduate of Mattoon High School, Class of 1951. She was a retired administrative assistant at Indiana State University. Ms. Meads is survived by her six children; Pamela Seiwert of…

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    Jennifer Wilkins “Jeffie” Chapin

    Jennifer Wilkins Chapin, known to all as Jeffie, died from injuries sustained in an equestrian accident on Sunday, August 11, 2019 in Woodstock, Vermont. Jeffie was born in Baltimore, Maryland on April 27, 1987 to Sarah and Stephen Wilkins. She attended Garrison Forest School in Maryland, Andover NH Elementary/Middle School, and Proctor Academy. Jeffie earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Neuroscience from Skidmore College in 2009 and a Master’s…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Irene M. Whitehead

    Irene Margaret (Lovett) Whitehead, formerly of Wakefield, MA died August 12th at the age of 87, at the Hannah B. Shaw Nursing Center in Middleboro, MA, while convalescing from a recent illness. Born and raised in the Parish of Greenford, Burrough of Ealing in West London, U.K., Irene was a young school girl during the air raids and bombings of the London blitz of WWII. Irene graduated from the Charing Cross School of Nursing and found her…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Martha Francis Barbas

    Martha Francis Barbas 89, peacefully departed to heaven on August 7th, surrounded by loved ones. Her firm belief in God and her devotion to Jesus Christ supported her throughout her life, ultimately giving her peace, the one thing she always spoke of PEACE. Martha was born to the late Alice and Frank Znotas of Hyde Park. There she lived throughout her childhood with her extended family. Martha was immersed in the Catholic community that…

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    Rita R. (DeNafio) Rizzo 8/10/2019 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Stoneham,MA

    Rita R. (DeNafio) Rizzo, of Stoneham, formerly of Medford, passed away on Saturday, August 10th. She was 91. Born and raised in Medford, she was the daughter of the late Albert J. and Rose Marie (Marzeoti) DeNafio. Rita enjoyed many dedicated years of service at the Medford Credit Union up to her retirement. Rita was a diehard Boston sports team fanatic, especially when it came to the RedSox and Patriots. Two of her favorite all-star players were Ted Williams and Tom Brady. When she was not watching baseball or football, Rita enjoyed frequent trips to the casino, traveling throughout the country, grabbing a bite to eat at one of the…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Eleanor M. Malonson

    Eleanor M. Malonson, age 88, a lifelong resident of Wakefield, died Saturday, August 10 at her residence. Born in Wakefield on January 24, 1931 she was the daughter of the late Leo Gerrior and Eleanor (Cullen). Mrs. Malonson was raised in Wakefield and had attended Wakefield schools. She had worked for the former Savage Cleaners of Albion Street in Wakefield. She had many interests and very much enjoyed trips to casinos. Mrs….

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    Edward H. Whalley

    Edward Henry Whalley Jr., 86, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 9, 2019. Born in Salem, Mass, to the late Edward Henry and Beatrice (Reid) Whalley, Ed was a graduate of Saint John’s Preparatory School and Merrimack College and a longtime resident of Lynnfield. Ed was a devoted family man and professional golfer, who enjoyed teaching, competing and serving the members at Charles River, Woodland and Meadow Brook. He is survived by…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Martha Frances Barbas

    Martha Francis Barbas 89, peacefully departed to heaven on August 7th, surrounded by loved ones. Her firm belief in God and her devotion to Jesus Christ supported her throughout her life, ultimately giving her peace, the one thing she always spoke of PEACE. Martha was born to the late Alice and Frank Znotas of Hyde Park. There she lived throughout her childhood with her extended family. Martha was immersed in the Catholic community that…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Rosemary T. Sarcia

    Rosemary T. Sarcia, age 76, of Lynnfield, MA formerly of Sandwich, MA and Westford, MA died Sunday, August 4 at her residence with her family by her side. Born in Boston, MA on June 22, 1943 she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine (Passanisi) Addesa. Mrs. Sarcia was raised in the West End of Boston and later in Revere, MA where she graduated from Immaculate Conception High School. Following high school, she went on to work…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Sergie C. Monterisi

    Sergie C. Monterisi, age 94, of Wakefield, died on Tuesday, August 6 at the Windgate Nursing Home in Andover. He was born on August 3, 1925 and was the son of the late Joseph and Madeline (Lucavero) Monterisi. Sergie was a retired sales manager for Prudential Insurance. He was raised in East Boston and was a graduate of East Boston High School. After high school, he served in the Navy during World War II. Sergie was a member of the West…

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    Eleanor Camille Kurkjian

    Eleanor Camille Kurkjian, age 93, of Weston, formerly of Wakefield died Wednesday, July 31 in Providence, RI. Born in Wakefield on November 14, 1925 she was the daughter of the late Bernardo and Virginia (Frongillo) Tecce. Mrs. Kurkjian was raised and educated in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1943. While working as an executive secretary she met her husband, the late George P. Kurkjian. After a short…

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    Jean Halloran

    Jean Halloran passed away peacefully on July 30, 2019 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital where she had entered this world 91 years ago on July 18, 1928. A lifelong Wakefield resident, Jean attended St. Joseph’s, St. Patrick’s and then attended and graduated from Wakefield High School, where she was a member of the cheer leading squad. Jean started her working career at Parke Snow’s before taking a long-term full time position at American…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Patrick J. Caven

    Patrick J. “Jake” Caven, 77, of Wakefield, died on Monday, July 29 at his residence surrounded by his family. Born in Somerville in 1942, he was the son of the late Patrick W. and Hannah (Daly) Caven. Pat lived by one rule, Family First. He lived his life in service to others and found no greater joy than being able to lend a helping hand to family and friends or to talk about his children and grandchildren. Mr. Caven proudly served…

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    Charlotte Catherine Harper Green

    Charlotte Catherine Harper Green, a longtime Wakefield resident went to Heaven on August 1, 2019 after a period of declining health, she was 96. Charlotte was born in Wakefield on March 14, 1923, the 6th child of Ira J. and Charlotte E. (Downes) Harper. She loved Wakefield and was happy to spend her entire life in her beloved home town. Charlotte graduated from the Franklin School, almost across the street from her home, then attended…

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    THOMAS A. “DICKA” DeROSA 7/29/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA / Stoneham,MA

    Thomas A. “Dicka” DeRosa, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Monday, July 29, 2019 at The Chelsea Soldiers Home in Chelsea. He was 92 years of age. Dicka was born in Somerville on April 1, 1927, a son of the late Joseph DeRosa and Mary L. (Jesson) DeRosa. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated throughout the Boston Public School system. Dicka enlisted into the United States Navy on April 20, 1944 and served his country with honor and courage during World War II. He was honorably discharged on June 5, 1946 with the rank of Seaman First Class. Dicka worked in the warehouse…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Roy A. Haynes

    Roy A. Haynes, age 63, of Wakefield, formerly of Randolph, died Monday, July 29 at his home surrounded by his family after a long battle with illness. Born in Brockton on February 3, 1956 he was the son of the late Francis H. and Cecelia T. (Haynes) Ferraro. Roy was raised and educated in Randolph. In 1983, he started his own commercial cleaning business, the former New England Clean Company. After meeting his wife in 1992, they formed…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Marjorie E. Dulong

    Marjorie E. Dulong of Wakefield died Saturday, July 27 at her residence. Marjorie was born in Winthrop on December 8, 1930 and was the daughter of the late Harry and Bertha M. (Spinney) Sandberg. Marjorie was raised in Saugus and was a longtime Wakefield resident for 54 years. She had worked for the Gallahue’s Market and was an avid bowler and youth bowling instructor. She was a member of the Women’s Bowling Tuesday Morning Fun League. …

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    Mary N. Russo

    Mary N. Russo, age 97, died Sunday, July 28 at her residence in Wakefield. Born in Boston on August 19, 1921 she was the daughter of the late Michael and Adelaide (Marasca) Mercurio. Mrs. Russo was a 60 year resident of Melrose. Along with her husband, Philip, she raised five children in their home on Meridian Street. Mary was an active member of St. Mary’s Parish in Melrose, and belonged to several ceramic arts groups. She enjoyed…

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    Marjorie J. Dulong

    Marjorie J. Dulong of Wakefield died Saturday, July 27 at her residence. Marjorie was born in Winthrop on December 8, 1930 and was the daughter of the late Harry and Bertha M. (Spinney) Sandberg. Marjorie was raised in Saugus and was a longtime Wakefield resident for 54 years. She had worked for the Gallahue’s Market and was an avid bowler and youth bowling instructor. She was a member of the Women’s Bowling Tuesday Morning Fun League. …

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Dorothy J. McIntosh

    Dorothy J. McIntosh, died in Salem at age 72. She was born in Boston on November 10, 1946 and was the daughter of the late Charles and Louise (Crowley) Rolfe. She was raised in Boston and was a retired Nurse from the New England Deaconess Hospital. She was the wife of the late George J. McIntosh. She was the mother of Dorothy Taylor of ME and Paul Slaughter of WI and the late Earl, Charles and David Slaughter. She was the sister of Edward…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Shirley L. Waisnor

    Shirley L. Waisnor, 97, of Wakefield died on Thursday, July 25 at the Woodbriar of Wilmington Nursing Center. Born in Somerville on February 15, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Laura (Pinto) Ring. Mrs. Waisnor was a lifelong resident of Greenwood and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1939. She worked as a hairdresser for Elizabeth Arden of Newbury Street in Boston and as a cafeteria worker at Northeast…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Rita A. McAleavey

    Rita A. McAleavey, age 91 of Stoneham died July 23 in Winchester after a brief illness. She was born in Boston, MA on August 20, 1929 and was the daughter of the late Attilio and Maria (Gnecco) Ragnetti. Rita was raised in Cambridge, Everett and Boston’s North End. She was retired from the Town of Arlington. She had been a Stoneham resident for the past ten years and was a member of Saint Patrick Church and also the Wakefield Senior…

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    Wayne F. Turner

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  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    John L. Fraser

    John L. Fraser, 86 of Billerica and former Stoneham resident died Friday July 20 at the E.N. Rogers Veterans Administration Hospital in Bedford. He was born in Stoneham on November 6, 1932 and was the son of the late Joseph H. and Elizabeth (MacLean) Fraser. He was raised in Stoneham and was a graduate of Saint Patrick High School. After graduation he entered the U.S Air Force and served 20 years before retiring as a Tech Sgt. He later went on…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Jino DiNanno

    Jino DiNanno, 87, of Wakefield, died on Sunday, July 21 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Everett on March 17, 1932, he was the son of the late Rocco and Maria (Cicchini) DiNanno. Mr. DiNanno was a graduate of Everett Vocational High School, Class of 1950 and Northeastern University. He had served in the United States Army during the Korean War and had been a Wakefield resident for the past 58 years. Mr. DiNanno was…

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    Wayne F. Turner

    Wayne F. Turner of Wakefield formerly of Woburn, died peacefully, Friday July 19th, with his family by his side, at the age of 75. Wayne View full obituary

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Peter A. Santoro, Sr.

    Peter A. Santoro, Sr., age 90, of Reading, formerly of Wakefield and Cambridge, died Thursday, July 18 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House surrounded by family. Born in Belmont on June 6, 1929 he was the son of the late Sebastiano and Concetta (Frassica) Santoro. Mr. Santoro was raised in Belmont and was a graduate of Belmont High School. As a young man with entrepreneurial spirit, he had an ice cream truck in Belmont that he operated…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Clara McDonald

    Clara (Buda) McDonald of Wakefield, MA, died on Saturday, July 13 at the Bear Hill Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Raymond J. McDonald. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Julia (Croatti) Buda. Mrs. McDonald was a former resident of Fall River, Tiverton, Rhode Island and Somerset before moving to Wakefield 19 years ago. She was a homemaker most of her life. Mrs. McDonald is survived by her son Steven…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    M. Shepard “Shep” Spear

    M. Shepard “Shep” Spear, age 72, of North Andover, formerly of North Reading, died Tuesday, July 16 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Winchester on June 27, 1947 he was the son of the late Manton P. and Barbara L. (Lunt) Spear. Shep was raised in Lynnfield and attended Lynnfield Schools. He spent his senior year at The Tilton School in New Hampshire and after graduating went on to Maryville College in Tennessee….

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Mildred G. Bulfinch

    Mildred G. Bulfinch, age 96 a longtime Wakefield resident died Thursday July 18 in Reading. She was born in Cambridge, MA on October 9, 1922 and was the daughter of the late William and Winona (Harding) Craig. She was retired from the Fraen Corporation of Wakefield. She had been an active member of the First Baptist Church and was also a volunteer at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. In 1961 she was named by the Wakefield Daily Item as “Mother of…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Esterina “Ester” A. Marcotte

    Esterina A. “Ester” (Puglia) Marcotte 84, of Methuen formerly of Wakefield and Reading died on Friday, July 19 at The Holy Family Hospital in Methuen. Ester was born in Somerville on November 16, 1934 and was the daughter of the late John and Concetta (Maiello) Puglia. Ester was raised in Somerville and was a graduate of Somerville High School. After high school, she worked in Boston for the Registrar of Motor Vehicles until she married…

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    Wendy R. Plummer

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    Charles D. “Gary” Aznavoorian, Jr. 7/15/2019 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Stoneham,MA / Shrewsbury,MA

    Charles D. Aznavoorian Jr., of Medford, passed away Monday, July 15th, at the Life Care Center of Stoneham, after a period of declining health. He was 94. Charles was born and raised in Medford. He was the loving son of the late Charles and Mary (Ansbigian) Aznavoorian. Dear brother of the late David Aznavoorian. A graduate of Boston College and Suffolk Law School, he worked as a Permits Engineer with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and retired in 1992. Charles (Gary) devoted his entire life to his family. He could be found working evenings in the family grocery store helping his father in Charlestown. After he retired, he cared for…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Kenneth A. Petrillo

    Kenneth A. Petrillo, of Wakefield, died on Monday, July 15. Son of the late Natalie and Nino Petrillo of East Boston. Beloved husband of Marcia Fabiano. Step-father of Christina Ryan and her husband Jay of Boxford. Loving Papa of Regan and Rory Ryan. Brother of Therese Pagano and her husband Clint of Kissimmee, Florida. Also survived by many cousins and godchildren. Ken was a longtime Vice President of Builder Sales for Boston Ship…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Margaret Regina Murphy

    Margaret Regina (Hunt) Murphy, 84, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Regina was born in Boston on August 24, 1934 to the late William and Delia (Biesty) Hunt. She graduated from Mission Hill High School and received an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from Champerlayne Junior College. She was a retired Customer Service Representative for Shawmut…

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    Virginia M. Kautz

    Virginia M. Kautz (Virgie), 84, of Lynnfield, MA and Naples, FL died on Thursday, July 11 at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington, MA after a most valiant effort to recover from emergency surgery and ensuing health struggles. In her usual manner, she applied the courage, determination, and zest for life she was known for to the very end. We thank the extraordinary Lahey nurses and surgeons for their heroic efforts. Born in Lynn on…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Jean M. Burke

    Jean M. Burke, age 84, a lifelong resident of Wakefield died Wednesday, July 10 at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington. Born in Wakefield on July 31, 1934 she was the daughter of the late Gordon and Marie (Hovak) Whitford. Mrs. Burke was born and raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1952. She married the late Ralph J. Burke and together they raised their family of six and grew the family…

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    Constance C. Murray

    Constance C. (Govostes) Murray, 86, of Wakefield, died on Tuesday, July 9 at her residence. Born in Boston on November 3, 1932, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary E. (Mhoon) Govostes. Mrs. Murray graduated Everett High School in 1949. She had been a Wakefield resident since 1976. Mrs. Murray was the former owner of Superior Auto Body in Somerville. She was an animal lover and as well as an avid reader and gardener. She…

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    Christine P. Stone 7/6/2019 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Stoneham,MA / Cambridge,MA / Somerville,MA

    Christine P. Stone passed away peacefully at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. She was 80 years old. Raised in Cambridge and Medford, she was the daughter of the late John Robert and Agnes E (Carey) Bowen. Married for 60 years to Joseph Stone, with whom she attended St. John’s Grammar School in North Cambridge, Christine lived in Medford most of her life. A devoted and loving wife and mother, she enjoyed being at home and taking care of her family. She especially loved helping care for and raise her grandchildren. She loved being a grandmother. Christine was devoted to her many friends and enjoyed time with them as well. A devout and…