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January 15, 2019

Anna Bastian

Anna Bastian

Pompano Beach, Florida

Anna Bastian, age 70, of 1 Fosters Lane Wakefield MA 01880, longtime resident of Melrose MA, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at the Broward Health Medical Center in Ft Lauderdale FL on December 24, 2018, after suffering a stroke while on vacation in Jamaica. Anna...

January 9, 2019

Richard P. Marengi

Richard P. Marengi

Raleigh, North Carolina

Richard Patrick Marengi of Morrisville, North Carolina, formerly of Stoneham, Massachusetts, passed away at the age of 78. He was born on July 26, 1940 in Lynn, MA to the (late) Louis Marengi and Rose (Lapery) Bermani. Also, the brother of a younger sister, the (late) Louise...

Published in The Wakefield Observer from Dec. 27, 2018 to Jan. 9, 2019.

December 19, 2018

Richard J. Snyder Sr.

Richard J. Snyder Sr.

Lubbock, Texas

Richard "Dick" James Snyder, Sr. departed this life at the age of 96, Monday, December 3, 2018. He was born an only child to Mabel Mary and Myer Paul Snyder on June 25th, 1922 and grew up in Reading, Massachusetts. He survived the Great Dep- ression and World War II. He joined...

Heather M. Winsor

Heather M. Winsor

Methuen, Massachusetts

Heather M. Winsor, 45, of Methuen, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born and grew up in Wakefield. She was a graduate of Wakefield High School and also attended UMass in Lowell and North Shore Community College from...

Published in The Wakefield Observer from Dec. 11 to Dec. 19, 2018.

December 12, 2018

Hugh R. McIlwraith

Hugh R. McIlwraith

Jackson, Ohio

Hugh Roscoe McIlwraith, age 81 of Stoneham, MA passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 at the Holzer Medical Center of Gallipolis. He was a hockey and football fan. He enjoyed going to his alma mater, Stoneham High with his brother for hockey games. He served his country in the...

Published in The Wakefield Observer from Dec. 4 to Dec. 12, 2018.

November 14, 2018

Mario B. lacopucci

Mario B. lacopucci

Portland, Maine

Mario Benito lacopucci, 95, formerly of Reading, passed away on October 23, 2018. Mario leaves behind his beloved wife of 71 years, Dorothy Iacopucci of Higgins Beach; children, Ron lacopucci and wife Valerie of California, Linda lacopucci of Chelmsford, MA, Leo lacopucci and...

November 6, 2018

Vita Monaco

Vita Monaco

Somerville, Massachusetts

Vita Minnie (Causi) Monaco, 93, of Somerville passed away, peacefully on Oct. 27th, 2018 surrounded by her loving sons. She was preceded in death by her husband, Salvatore; her Parents Joseph and Maria Causi and her brother Salvatore Causi. She is survived by her children Sal...

Published in The Wakefield Observer from Oct. 30 to Nov. 6, 2018.

October 31, 2018

Eloise A. Shannon

Eloise A. Shannon

Reading, Massachusetts

Shannon Eloise A. (Quigley) Lovey of Reading October 8, 2018 at the age of 104. Beloved wife of the late Robert W. Shannon. Devoted mother of the late Donna Fransen and Paula Shannon. Loving grandmother of Trina Hayes, and husband Kevin, of Fairplay, CO and Erik Fransen, and...

October 24, 2018

Madeline Wilson

Madeline Wilson

Winchester, Massachusetts

Madeline Wilson (McAteer) of Winchester, October 10. Beloved mother of Anthony Wilson OFM of Lima, Peru; Lina Wilson and Nicholas (Daneile) Wilson, both of Winchester and the late Christopher Wilson. Cherished grandmother of Elizabeth, Christopher, Ian, and Henry Wilson all of...

Published in The Wakefield Observer from Oct. 13 to Oct. 24, 2018.

September 19, 2018

John E. Jacobus

John E. Jacobus

Peabody, Massachusetts

Mr. John Edward Jacobus (Eddie), 89 of Peabody, beloved husband of Josephine R. (Mann) Jacobus and the late Margaret (Sawyer) Jacobus passed away on Sunday, September 2nd, 2018 at Lahey Medical Center in Peabody surrounded by his family. Born in Melrose, he was the son of the...

August 15, 2018

Matthew J. Neises

Matthew J. Neises

Knoxville, Tennessee

Matthew John Neises, - age 29, of Knoxville passed away suddenly on Tuesday, the 31st of July 2018. Matthew was a 2007 graduate of Grace Christian Academy in Knoxville and a 2011 graduate of Bryan College. Matthew had a passion for film editing, writing and the outdoors. He...

August 8, 2018

Joan M. Sheppard

Joan M. Sheppard

Wakefield, Massachusetts

Joan M. Sheppard, age 85, of Stoneham, formerly of Somerville, passed away unexpectedly on July 23, 2018. Born and raised in Somerville; she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Veronica (Sullivan) Kelley. Joan was the loving wife of sixty-six years to James C. Sheppard....

June 27, 2018

Stephen Merrifield

Stephen Merrifield

Lynnfield, Massachusetts

Stephen Merrifield, 95, of Wolfeboro, NH, formerly of Lynnfield, Melrose and Stoneham, MA. Passed away on June 11th, 2018. Stephen was the son of the late George Eddy and Ruth Merrifield. Eternally devoted husband of the late Jean Merrifield. Beloved father of Susan Merrifield...

Published in The Wakefield Observer from Jun. 19 to Jun. 27, 2018.

June 20, 2018

Helen Stavros

Helen Stavros

Millis, Massachusetts

Helen (Avtgis) Stavros of Millis formerly of Winchester & Stoneham on June 3, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Christie Stavros. Loving Mother of John & his wife Susan Stavros, Christine & her husband Neil Topping, Barbara & her husband Michael Lynch & Hope Stavros Barnoff & her...

Published in The Wakefield Observer from Jun. 8 to Jun. 20, 2018.

June 6, 2018

Joan E. Guidoboni

Joan E. Guidoboni

Stoneham, Massachusetts

Joan E. (Bennett) Guidoboni of Stoneham, formerly of Woburn, May 18th, 2018 at age 78. Beloved wife of the late Robert Guidoboni. Cherished mother of Robert Guidoboni Jr. and Margaret Sanfilippo, Paul Guidoboni and his wife Adrienne, Kristen Kennedy and her husband Bob. Loving...

Published in The Wakefield Observer from May 24 to Jun. 6, 2018.

May 9, 2018

Lina M. Buchman

Lina M. Buchman

Middleton, Massachusetts

Lina Margaret (Marg) Buchman died on Friday, April 20, 2018 in Lynnfield at the age of 93. She was born in Ortelsburg, East Prussia in 1925 and lived in Germany after World War II. She met Peter E. Buchman, a U.S. Army officer, in Germany, and married him in Montreal, Quebec...

Published in The Wakefield Observer from Apr. 25 to May 9, 2018.

May 2, 2018

Audrey R. Bertrand

Audrey R. Bertrand

Saugus, Massachusetts

Mrs. Audrey R. Bertrand (Spencer), age 83, died on April 21, 2018 at the Daniels house in Reading. She was the loving wife of Earle J. Bertrand. Born in Melrose, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Gertrude (Keenan) Spencer. An insurance adjuster and claims clerks for...

Edna Bosman

Edna Bosman

Stoneham, Massachusetts

Edna B. (Bloom) Bosman of Melrose formerly of Stoneham on Friday, April 20 th, 2018. Beloved wife of 68 years of the late Michael Bosman. Devoted mother of Carole Goldberg of Waltham and the late Martin Bosman. Loving daughter of the late Samuel Bloom and Nettie (Ginsburg)....

Published in The Wakefield Observer from Apr. 24 to May 2, 2018.

April 18, 2018

Melanie J. Feintuch

Melanie J. Feintuch

North Andover, Massachusetts

Melanie Jean Feintuch of North Andover, MA passed away from Pancreatic Cancer on April 3, 2018 at The Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, MA. She was born May 2, 1943 in Jersey City, NJ to parents Sidney Feintuch and Helen Lomax Feintuch. She grew up in Hackensack NJ where...

Published in The Wakefield Observer from Apr. 5 to Apr. 18, 2018.

March 21, 2018

Jacqueline Q. Amirhor

Jacqueline Q. Amirhor

Concord, Massachusetts

Jacqueline Quinzio Amirhor, devoted educator and longtime Acton resident died March 5, 2018. She was the wife for 48 years of Dr. Parviz Amirhor and mother of Nicholas Quinzio Amirhor of Concord. Sister of Jeanne and husband James Hupprich of Marthas Vineyard and Jeri Quinzio...

January 24, 2018

Daniel J. Mazeika

Daniel J. Mazeika

Wilmington, Massachusetts

Daniel J. Mazeika died on January 9, 2018 at Lahey Hospital in Burlington. He was born in Worcester, Mass. He was a graduate of New England Conservatory and earned a Master of Music degree at Indiana University. He was head of the music department at Perkins School for the...

Published in The Wakefield Observer from Jan. 14 to Jan. 24, 2018.
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