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1926 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
WOLFF, Phyllis (Raftell) Passed away on May 14, 2016. Born Sept. 4, 1926 to Greek immigrant parents, Costas and Christina Raftell. She was raised in Charlestown. The family moved to Medford in 1948 after the family business was sold. Phyllis was educated at St. Catherine's in Charlestown, Girl's High in Boston, and Mt. Ida in Newton. After graduation, she became a medical secretary for Dr. Louis Wolff of Brookline, they were eventually married and raised two children, Sarah and Dr. Charles Wolff. She loved music, the arts and the ballet which she attended often. She had a true zest for life and lived it to the fullest. She leaves behind Sarah Wolff of Medford, Dr. Charles Wolff and his wife Karen of Foxboro, three grandchildren Dylan, Arianna, and Alexander, one brother Charles Raftell of Marblehead and two nieces of Marblehead and Peabody. Visiting hours will be held in the P.E. Murray - F.J. Higgins, George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home 2000 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY on Wednesday May 18th from 6-8pm. Relatives and friends kindly invited. A private funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday May 19th. Interment Moses Mendelson Cemetery, West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Phyllis' memory to Hallmark Health Hospice, 178 Savin St. Suite 300, Malden, MA 02148. For directions and guestbook pemurrayfuneral.com. P.E. Murray - F.J. Higgins George F. Doherty & Sons West Roxbury 617 325 2000
Published in The Boston Globe on May 17, 2016
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