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    Linda A. (Botelho) Blanco

    Linda A. (Botelho) Blanco, age 64, of Hampton, New Hampshire, formerly of Wilmington and Somerville, passed away unexpectedly on July 7, 2019. Linda was the beloved wife of David Blanco, devoted mother to her children Pamela Blanco of Hampton, NH and David Blanco Jr. & his wife Lisa of Gloucester, MA. Cherished daughter of the late Mariano and Luise Botelho, daughter-in-law of Edna and the late Sal Blanco of Arlington. Linda is also survived by a large extended family of sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews and many many close friends. Linda will be fondly remembered for her energetic and honest personality; she was a “straight shooter” who told it like…

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    Maureen F. McHugh

    Maureen F. McHugh (McKenna), age 80, a life-long Wilmington resident, passed away on July 17, 2019, surrounded by her family. Maureen was the beloved wife of Richard J. McHugh Sr. “Bozo”, devoted mother of Richard J. McHugh Jr. & his wife Mimi, Tom McHugh & his wife Laurie, Billy McHugh & his wife Barbie and Heather Fuller & her husband Steven all of Wilmington. Loving “Nana” of Amanda, Shannon, Keith, Shelby, Payton, Meagan, Jennifer and Paige. Dear daughter of the late Francis and Helen (Butters) McKenna, sister of Dick McKenna, Susan Gauthier, Terry McKenna, Bobby McKenna and the late Mickey McKenna. Sister-in-law of Pat McKenna, Karen McKenna, Robert McHugh and…

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    Mrs. Norma (Perillo) Marino 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Haverhill,MA / Wilmington,MA / Saugus,MA

    Mrs. Norma (Perillo) Marino, a resident of Medford and beloved wife Anthony C. Marino, passed away at her home on Wednesday evening, July 17, 2019. She was 61 years old. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, on March 20, 1958, she was the beloved daughter of the late Alphonse and Marie (Mastrangelo) Perillo. Mrs. Marino was a graduate of The Bankers Institute College. She had been employed as a Vice President for Medford Savings Bank for more than 20 years. She had also been a Substitute Teacher for the Medford Public School system for more than 10 years. In her spare time, Norma enjoyed reading, visiting Foxwoods and watching game shows on…

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    John K. “Kevin” Murphy

    John K.Murphy “Kevin”, age 77, of Wilmington, passed away unexpectedly on July 14, 2019, at the Winchester Hospital. John was born on January 28, 1942, in Cambridge, MA; he was the dear son of the late John and Gertrude Murphy. John lived in Cambridge as a young boy before moving to Arlington where he was raised and educated. John was a graduate of Arlington Vocational High School. Following graduation, John, enlisted in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. In August of 1960 his military journey began; John was sent for training at Ft. Dix in New Jersey before heading overseas to Germany. John earned several commendations including the…

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    Pauline F. (Lascelles) Capps

    Pauline F. (Lascelles) Capps, age 86, of Tewksbury, formerly of Wilmington, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on July 14, 2019. Pauline was the beloved wife of the late James R. Capps, devoted mother of James R. Capps Jr. & his companion Linda Payne and Paula M. Pearce & her husband James all of Tewksbury. Loving “Nanny” of Jason Capps & wife Bekki, James R. Capps III & wife Macaela, Danielle Gould & husband Jeff, Jennifer Evans & husband Dan, Kevin Pearce & wife Michelle and great-grandchildren Gillian, Jason Jr., MacKenzie, Bentley, Ryder, Ian, Violet, Paige and Nathan. Cherished daughter of the late Francis L. and Grace…

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    Keith A. J. Sullivan

    Keith Andrew James Sullivan, age 38, of Orange, MA, passed away unexpectedly on July 3, 2019. Keith was born on November 25, 1980; he was the cherished son of Dennis J. and Barbara J. Sullivan. Keith was raised in Tewksbury and educated in Shawsheen Valley Tech and was a graduate of Pinkerton Academy in Derry N.H. Keith furthered his education at Middlesex Community College earning an Associates Degree in Fine and Performing Arts; he then went to Elms College in Chicopee, MA where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology. Keith was a man of great faith and spirituality; he was very active at St. Mary’s Church in Orange where…

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    Phyllis A. Ulrickson

    Phyllis A. Ulrickson (Tabor), age 78, of Dracut, formerly of Wilmington and Tewksbury, passed away on July 2, 2019, following a brief illness. Phyllis was born on August 27, 1940, in Lowell, MA; she was the dear daughter of the late Robert and Edna Tabor. Phyllis was raised in Tewsksbury and was a graduate of Tewksbury High School. Phyllis married her beloved husband Ronald Ulrickson; the couple moved to Wilmington where they raised their daughters. Phyllis was a very devoted wife, mother and grandmother; she just adored her family. In 1985, Phyllis moved to the Newburyport area where she enjoyed Plum Island and loved going to the beach. Phyllis was…

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    Peter M. Holmes, Jr.

    Peter M. Holmes, Jr., age 88, of Wilmington, formerly of Burlington and Acton, Maine, passed away peacefully at the Winchester Hospital on July 2, 2019, with his family by his side. Peter was born in Waltham, MA on June 8, 1931; he was the dear son of the late Peter M. Sr. and Anna (MacDermid) Holmes. Peter was raised and educated in Watertown; during his teenage years he worked as an auto mechanic for the family business, Holmes’ Jenny Service Station in Watertown. In 1949, Peter joined the Army National Guard; in October of 1950 his unit was activated and he was sent to basic and engineer training at Fort…

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    Gary L. Renick

    Gary L. Renick, of Woburn, formerly of Kenosha, Wisconsin, passed away after a courageous battle with Dementia on July 3, 2019 at the age of 66. Beloved father of Nicolle Renick and her wife Janice Cutler of Wilmington. Dear brother of Jim Renick and his wife Anita, the late Gladys Renick, and his twin, the late Gayle Sabitt. He is also survived by his brother-in-law Jeff Sabitt as well as his extended family, friends, and the dedicated staff at Windrose of Woburn. Gary grew up in Kenosha, Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin at Stout before receiving and MBA at Nichols College and a Special Studies Certificate in Administration…

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    Mary P. (Goggin) Horgan

    Mary P. (Goggin) Horgan, age 92, of Groveland, formerly of Chelsea and Revere, passed away on June 30, 2019. Mary was the beloved wife for 58 years of the late Gerard J. Horgan, devoted mother of Patricia Adrien & her husband David of Groveland, the late Dennis Horgan of Salem, Joan Marra & her husband John of Wilmington, Anne Dow & her husband Edward of Georgetown, Michael Horgan & his wife Caroline of Glenshaw, PA, Maribeth Christopher & her husband Thomas of Georgetown, loving “Nana” of Kristen Songer and husband Travis, Nicole Parker and husband Christopher, Andrew and James Marra, Christopher, Jennifer and William Dow, Peter, Patrick and Daniel Horgan,…

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    Bertha G. Deprez

    Bertha G. Deprez (Gouveia), age 81, of Wilmington, passed away suddenly on June 26, 2019, at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington. Bertha was born and raised in New Bedford, MA; she was the cherished only child of Antonio and Mary Gouveia. Bertha attended New Bedford Schools and was a graduate of New Bedford High School. In 1960, Bertha married the “love of her life” Albert Deprez; the couple lived in Haverhill for several years before moving to Wilmington in 1972 where they made their home and raised two wonderful children. Bertha was a very devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother; she was an excellent homemaker and always had an…

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    Alan P. Ware

    Alan P. Ware, 72, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully at Winchester Hospital on June 21st, after a long illness.  He was the beloved husband of the late Linda (Dearstyne) Ware with whom he shared almost 50 years of marriage.  He was the son of the late Robert H. and Doris E. Ware. Family and friendships were the center of Alan’s world.  He and Linda raised three sons and were blessed with 9 grandchildren.  Nothing meant more than to them than having all of the family together. Each Halloween, Alan would beam with pride as he hauled hundreds of pounds of pumpkins home for the annual family pumpkin carving event. Alan…

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    Kelly A. (Hersom) Michaud

    Kelly A. (Hersom) Michaud, age 53, of Wilmington, passed away suddenly on June 17th, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Kelly was the beloved wife of Jack Michaud of Wilmington. She was the loving mother of John Michaud of Nashua and the late Courtney Michaud. Kelly was the cherished daughter of Francine (Lynch) Hersom of Wilmington and the late Richard Hersom. She was the dear sister of Dickie Hersom and his wife Janine of Wilmington, Tim Hersom and his wife Erica of Derry, NH, Lisa Hersom and Valerie Hersom of Iowa. Daughter-in-law of Marie Michaud and sister-in-law of Ann-Marie Durlin, both of Billerica. Kelly was the devoted aunt of Timmy…

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    Jean Connolly Lefavour

    Jean Connolly Lefavour, 87, a longtime resident of Wilmington, MA, peacefully went to her final rest on May 21, 2019 in Vero Beach, FL. Jean was born in Wakefield, MA on April 11, 1932 and attended Wakefield High School where she graduated with the Class of 1949. In 1953, she married Willis Lefavour and the couple moved to the house her grandfather built on Glen Road, where she raised her six children and resided until 2014. For many years Jean operated her landscaping business, Stillwater Gardens and Designs, and created beautiful gardens, floral arrangements and stone walls for numerous businesses and homeowners in the area. Her proudest achievement was the…

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    Morgan F. Mayo

    Morgan F. Mayo, age 22, of Boxford, formerly of Wilmington, passed away unexpectedly on June 12, 2019. Morgan was the cherished daughter of Joseph and Tamra “Tammy” (Bourgon) Mayo of Boxford, formerly of Wilmington, loving sister of Derek Mayo, cherished granddaughter of Ernest & Florence Bourgon and the late Joseph & Jeanne Mayo, dear niece of Ellen Mayo and Matthew & Christina Mayo, special cousin of Jessica & Thomas Nixon and their children Jackson & Mason, Daniel Camarda, Nicholas & Stacey LeBlanc, Christopher & Kristi LeBlanc and Stephanie LeBlanc. Morgan is also survived by her beloved dog Marley as well as many close friends. Family and friends will gather for…

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    William F. Lawson

    William F. Lawson “Bill”, age 72, of Dracut, formerly a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on June 13, 2019. Bill was the beloved husband of Catherine A. “Cathy” (McCarthy) Lawson, devoted father of Marybeth Basnett & her husband Mark of Dracut, Bill Lawson Jr. & his wife Gwen of Wilmington and Paula Kerrigan and her significant other Natthan Ralls of Dracut. Loving “Papa” of Markie, Christopher, Caylie, Jacqueline, Will, Colin, Ryan, Kailyn, Kathryn, Andrew and his great-grandson a/k/a “My Little Buddy”, Colton. Dear son of the late Ralph and Catherine (O’Brien) Lawson, brother of Ralph Lawson & his wife Janet of Plaistow, NH. Bill is…

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    Michael J. Ellsworth Sr.

    Michael J. Ellsworth, Sr., age 66, fondly known as “Ellzy” and “Ducky”, formerly of Revere, passed away peacefully on June 12, 2019. Michael was the devoted father of Michael J. Ellsworth, Jr. and his wife Amanda of Woburn, Daniel A. Ellsworth and his wife Candice of Townsend and stepdaughter Shannon Parker of Billerica. Grandfather to two beautiful granddaughters Madison Rose and Teagan May Ellsworth of Townsend. Cherished son of the late Nelson and Rosemarie (Pitelli) Ellsworth, dear brother of Robin Micu and her husband David of Bedford, loving uncle of Leah Micu of Chelmsford and David Micu of Lowell. Michael is also survived by his former wife and friend Lisa…

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    Donald M. DeGrazia

    Donald Martin DeGrazia, of Chelmsford, passed away April 22, 2019, at the age of 76. Donald was born November 17, 1942 in Boston, Massachusetts to Mariano and Rosina (Rosetti) DeGrazia. While Donald was growing up, his father worked for GE on jet engines, while his mother worked as a waitress and took care of the home. Donald went to Boston University. Then he went on to work in commercial construction as a project manager for the majority of his working career. Donald was married to his beloved wife Sandra Schier for over 45 years before she passed away in 2011. They lived across the street from each other in Lynn,…