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  • Rita A. McAleavey  Obituary Photo
    Rita A. McAleavey , 91 Stoneham, Massachusetts

    August 20, 1927 - July 23, 2019

    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, 1927 and was the daughter of the late Attilio and Maria (Gnecco) Ragnetti. Rita...


  • Jino DiNanno Obituary Photo
    Jino DiNanno, 87 Wakaefield, Massachusetts

    March 17, 1932 - July 21, 2019

    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...


  • Esterina "Ester" A. Marcotte Obituary Photo
    Esterina "Ester" A. Marcotte, 84 Wakefield, Massachusetts

    November 16, 1934 - July 19, 2019

    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...


  • Peter A. Santoro, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Peter A. Santoro, Sr., 90 Reading, Massachusetts

    June 6, 1929 - July 18, 2019

    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...


  • Mildred G. Bulfinch Obituary Photo
    Mildred G. Bulfinch, 96 Wakefield, Massachusetts

    October 9, 1922 - July 18, 2019

    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...


  • M. Shepard "Shep" Spear Obituary Photo
    M. Shepard "Shep" Spear, 72 North Andover, Massachusetts

    June 27, 1947 - July 16, 2019

    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...


  • Kenneth A. Petrillo Obituary Photo
    Kenneth A. Petrillo, 67 Wakefield, Massachusetts

    September 29, 1951 - July 15, 2019

    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....


  • Clara McDonald Obituary Photo
    Clara McDonald, 97 Wakefield, Massachusetts

    December 11, 1921 - July 13, 2019

    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 ...


  • Margaret Regina Murphy Obituary Photo
    Margaret Regina Murphy, 84 Wakefield, Massachusetts

    August 24, 1934 - July 13, 2019

    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...


  • Virginia M. Kautz Obituary Photo
    Virginia M. Kautz, 84 Lynnfield, Massachusetts

    August 16, 1934 - July 11, 2019

    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...


  • Jean M. Burke Obituary Photo
    Jean M. Burke, 84 Wakefield, Massachusetts

    July 31, 1934 - July 10, 2019

    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...


  • Constance C. Murray Obituary Photo
    Constance C. Murray, 86 Wakefield, Massachusetts

    November 3, 1932 - July 9, 2019

    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...


  • Susan Anne Grilk Obituary Photo
    Susan Anne Grilk, 68 Amesbury, Massachusetts

    August 21, 1950 - July 7, 2019

    Susan Anne Grilk, age 68, of Amesbury, formerly of Wakefield, died July 7 at her residence. Born in Melrose on August 21, 1950 she was the daughter of the late Louis T. and Mary Alice (McGowan) Grilk. Susan was...


  • Stephen G. Brown "Brownie"  Obituary Photo
    Stephen G. Brown "Brownie" , 66 Reading, Massachusetts

    May 14, 1953 - July 4, 2019

    Stephen G. Brown "Brownie", of Naples, FL formerly of Reading died, July 4 at the age of 66, surrounded by his family. He was born in Malden on May 14, 1953 and was the son of the late Everett W. Brown, Jr., and...


  • Barbara D. Penniston Obituary Photo
    Barbara D. Penniston, 91 Lynnfield, Massachusetts

    March 4, 1928 - July 4, 2019

    Barbara D. Penniston, 91, of Lynnfield, died on Wednesday, July 3rd at the Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston. Born in Boston on March 4, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Augustus F. and Margaret E. (Bolger)...


  • Augustine P. Boccelli Obituary Photo
    Augustine P. Boccelli, 96 Stoneham, Massachusetts

    December 28, 1922 - June 30, 2019

    Augustine (Faustino) P. Boccelli, a member of "The Greatest Generation", passed away on Sunday, June 30 at age 96. He died peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Wakefield, he enlisted in the...


  • Lynne P. Pesce Obituary Photo
    Lynne P. Pesce, 71 Lynnfield, Massachusetts

    November 7, 1947 - June 28, 2019

    Lynne P. Pesce, 71 of Lynnfield, formerly of Lynn died Friday night at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Lynn, November 7, 1947 she was the daughter of the late Ellsworth and Phyllis (Lowe) Kesler....


  • Alice M. Ellis Obituary Photo
    Alice M. Ellis, 86 Peabody, Massachusetts

    May 12, 1933 - June 25, 2019

    Alice M. (Belliveau) Ellis, 86, of Peabody and formerly of Wakefield died Tuesday, June 25 in Peabody. Alice was born in Lynn on May 12, 1933 and was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Alice (Savard) Belliveau. ...


  • Kathleen A. Brusseau Obituary Photo
    Kathleen A. Brusseau, 75 Lynnfield, Massachusetts

    January 19, 1944 - June 23, 2019

    Kathleen A. Brusseau, 75, of Lynnfield died on Sunday, June 23 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. Kathleen was born in Melrose on January 19, 1944 and was the daughter of the late William B. and Edna M. (Ryan) Smith...


  • Florence Kulacz Obituary Photo
    Florence Kulacz Wakefield, Massachusetts

    June 21, 2019

    Florence Kulacz, 94, was always our Energizer Bunny – she just kept on going! Sadly, on June 21, she finally ran out of energy. Hers was a life well-lived, always helping people and saying something positive to most...


  • Claire M. McCarthy Obituary Photo
    Claire M. McCarthy, 76 Charelstown, Massachusetts

    September 16, 1942 - June 21, 2019

    Claire M. McCarthy, 76, of Charlestown formerly of Stoneham died on Friday, June 21 at the Cambridge Hospital. Born in Chelsea on September 16, 1942, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Selma (Tufts) Burke. ...


  • Dorothy L. Gervais Obituary Photo
    Dorothy L. Gervais, 72 Wakefield, Massachusetts

    July 29, 1946 - June 20, 2019

    Dorothy L. Gervais, age 72, of Wakefield, formerly of Stoneham, died Thursday, June 20 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Born in Lowell on July 29, 1946 she was the daughter of the late André...


  • Patricia Susan Wheeler Obituary Photo
    Patricia Susan Wheeler, 63 Wakefield, Massachusetts

    August 22, 1955 - June 17, 2019

    Patricia Susan Wheeler, 63, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully and without pain at Tufts Medical Center in Boston in the early hours of Monday, June 17th. She was surrounded by family and friends in the days and hours...


  • Geraldine M. Britner Obituary Photo
    Geraldine M. Britner, 76 Wakefield, Massachusetts

    September 24, 1942 - June 17, 2019

    Geraldine M. Britner (Giblin) of Wakefield formerly of Watertown died on Monday, June 17 at the Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. Geraldine was born in Watertown on September 24, 1942 and was the daughter of the...


  • Vivien K. Kharibian Obituary Photo
    Vivien K. Kharibian Peabody, Massachusetts

    June 17, 2019

    Vivien K. Kharibian, age 78, of Peabody, formerly of Medford, died Monday, June 17 at the Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington. Born in Gloversville, NY she was the daughter of the late Earl and Doris ...