Marie M. Crouse, 88

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Published in the December 5, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Marie Margaret Crouse, 88, a longtime Wakefield resident, died Monday, December 2, 2019 at the Massachusetts General Hospital after a courageous battle with ALS. Born in Medford on January 14, 1931 she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Margaret A. (Hickey) Ryan. Marie was raised in Medford and had attended St. Joseph School in Medford and Medford High School, as well as attending secretarial school. She had worked many years in accounting for a number of town entities, including the town hall and the Wakefield Public Schools until her retirement in the 80’s from the Superintendent’s Office. Alongside her husband, the late Harold F. Crouse, Marie was very involved in the formative years of The Wakefield Citizens Scholarship Foundation; as well as numerous other...

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Alexander E. Geljookian

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Published in the December 5, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Alexander Eghia Geljookian, born in 1924, died December 2, 2019. Affectionately known as “Al” and “Grampy” to all. Al grew up in Dorchester and was a longtime resident of Wakefield since 1957. He passed peacefully at the Kaplan Hospice House in Danvers after a valiant battle with heart failure. Al was predeceased by his parents, Eghia and Katoon (Vartikian) Geljookian of Armenia, his beloved wife of 67 years, Ann (Rigione) Geljookian, his sister Alice, brother George, sister Alice Elaine and dear grandson, Andrew Geljookian. Al’s endless quick wit and generosity was the pleasure of all who knew him. He always had a kind word of praise to offer and was an eloquent speaker, fluent in several languages. A lover of music, he enjoyed singing and...

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Seven Warriors named football All-Stars...

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Andrews, Cosgrove make All-Conference team Published in the December 5, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Middlesex League’s football coaches met recently to vote on All-Stars for the 2019 season. The Wakefield Warriors, who finished the season third in the Freedom Division with an overall record of 6-5 and a league record of 3-2, had seven All-Stars selected. In addition to division All-Stars, the league voted on an All-Conference team with 11 starters on offense and defense from both divisions. The Warriors had two selected to the All Conference team: seniors Taaj Andrews and Liam Cosgrove. Andrews made the list as one of the best four defensive linemen in the league along with Stoneham’s Chris Belliveau, Reading’s Dom DeCrescenzo and Woburn’s Jimmy Pappas. Cosgrove made it as one of five offensive lineman, along with Lexington’s...

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