Alfred J. French, 93

Jul 12, 2018 by

Published in the July 11, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Alfred J. French, 93, of Lynnfield, formerly of Chelsea died, Sunday, July 8, 2018 at his residence in Lynnfield. Alfred was born on January 21, 1925 in Chelsea and was the son of the late Alfred and Lillian (Foley) French. He was raised Chelsea and Lynnfield and was a graduate of Boston University. He later went on the serve as a Sergeant in the US Army Air Corps during WWII. He was a veteran of many combat missions during his two years of active duty service. Alfred was a pilot engineer for the former Eastern Airlines out of Logan Airport and eventually retired as a Professor of Aeronautical Engineering at Wentworth Institute of Boston. For many years he and his late wife Marie were residents of...

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Gloria Romano, 95

Jul 12, 2018 by

Loved having the family together Published in the July 11, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Gloria (Polcari) Romano, 95, of Lynnfield, formerly of Revere on July, 2, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of 66 years to the late Albert “Al” Romano. Born on October 14, 1922 to the late Angelo and Rose (DeYeso) Polcari. Devoted mother of Denise Ratti and husband Donald of Woburn, and Diane Falite and husband Ronald of Lynnfield. Dear sister of Angelina “Angie” Terenzi and her late husband Harry of Revere and the late Albina Sasso and husband Chester, Helen Trunfio and husband Paul, Margaret Moschella and husband Anthony, Edith Murray and husband Paul, Evelyn Polcari, and Norma Guarente and husband Leonard. Cherished grandmother of Melissa Cauger and husband Michael, Steven Ratti, Kristal Markiewicz and husband Craig, Stephanie Falite,...

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Virginia Minichiello, 95

Jul 12, 2018 by

Enjoyed trips to Tanglewood and Symphony Hall Published in the July 11, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Virginia Pauline Minichiello (White), 95, longtime resident of Lynnfield, passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 28, 2018.   A beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, “Gammy” cooked a perfect lasagna, had a fondness for Whitman’s Samplers, and was an avid fan of the Red Sox and Patriots (especially when Bill Parcells was in charge). Trips to Tanglewood and Symphony Hall made her smile, as did watching the horses at Suffolk Downs. Born in Lynn, Virginia graduated from St. Mary’s Girls High School, an achievement of which she remained quite proud throughout her life. She also earned a Secretarial degree from Burdett College. She put her education to good use, first working for General Electric, and then rising to...

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Nancy W. Snyder, 88

Jul 3, 2018 by

Active in many, varied volunteer organizations Published in the July 4, 2018 edition PEABODY — Nancy Ward Snyder, 88, of Peabody, formerly of Hingham, and Newburgh, N.Y. passed away on June 25, 2018. Nancy was born in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. on September 24,1929, the child of A.Walter and Anna Elizabeth (Colby) Ward. She received the prestigious YADDO Medal upon graduation from high school and went on to receive her B.S. from Union University Albany College of Pharmacy in Medical Technology and Science. Mom worked in the Hematology Dept. in hospitals in Saratoga Springs and Poughkeepsie before moving to Newburgh, N.Y. She was the Director of Hematology at Highland Hospital in Beacon, N.Y. for 12 years and was also the Executive Director of Planned Parenthood for a tri-county area for several years during the ‘60’s,...

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Lorraine Apuzzo, 81

Jun 28, 2018 by

Enjoyed baking chocolate chip cookies for her grandchildren Published in the June 27, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Lorraine Apuzzo, 81, of Lynnfield, died Monday, June 18, 2018 in Naperville, Illinois. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey on July 31, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Milton and Anna (Healy) Himpele. Mrs. Apuzzo was raised in Union, New Jersey. She loved spending time with family, traveling to the West Coast and baking her famous chocolate chip cookies for her grandchildren. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony A. Apuzzo. She was the loving mother of Linda Doherty and her husband Michael of Naperville, Ill. and Anthony Apuzzo, Jr. and his wife Michelle of Leawood, Kan. She was the sister of Jean Wilhelmson. She was the cherished grandmother of Jaclyn Veile and her...

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James Perry, 54

Jun 13, 2018 by

LHS varsity girls’ basketball coach Published in the June 13, 2018 edition SAUGUS — James M. Perry, 54, died unexpectedly on June 5, 2018 at his home in Saugus. He was the loving husband of his high school sweetheart, Susan E. (Cargill) Perry with whom he shared 28 years of marriage. He was the devoted son of Jack and Theresa (Giannino) Perry of Saugus. Jim was a sales representative for Verizon and the current coach of the Lynnfield varsity girls’ basketball team. He was previously a coach for the Saugus town, travel and the high school varsity girls’ basketball teams for many years. Jim was a history buff and enjoyed traveling. In addition to his wife and parents, Jim also leaves two loving children: Matthew Perry and Jenna Perry-MacKenzie and her husband Dave, all...

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