William J. Simoneau Jr., 80

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Former GE plant manager Published January 13, 2021 LYNNFIELD — William J. Simoneau Jr., 80, of Lynnfield passed away on Monday Jan. 4, 2021 after contracting COVID-19. He was born in Lynn on March 5, 1940 to the late William and Blanche (Grue) Simoneau. William moved to Lynnfield at the age of eight, and was a lifelong member of the community. After graduating from Tilton Academy and Northeastern University, he worked at General Electric for over 30 years, rising to the level of plant manager of the Gear Plant in Lynn. In his free time and in retirement, William was an avid sailor, cruising his boat, the Westie II, around the Northeast Seaboard. He also was a master woodworker and craftsman, building furniture, cabinetry and art pieces for his home and family. He was...

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Marjorie E. Cusick, 97

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Director of Human Resources for New England Telephone Co. Published January 13, 2021 LYNNFIELD —Marjorie E. Cusick, 97, of Lynnfield, formerly of Lynn, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2020 at the Brightview Assisted Living Center in Wakefield. Marjorie was born in Peabody on Aug. 9, 1923, and was the daughter of the late Francis L. and Marie C. (Marchard) Cusick. Marjorie was raised in Lynn and was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School of Lynn. She was a longtime resident of Lynnfield for over 50 years and was an active member of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish. Marjorie started her career at New England Telephone Company as a switchboard operator, and through hard work and dedication, she retired after 38 years as the director of human resources. She loved many things,...

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Ronald J. Clancy, 78

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Veteran was top sales supervisor, gas station owner Published January 13, 2021 LYNNFIELD — Ronald J. Clancy, 78, died peacefully on Monday morning, Jan. 4, 2021, with his wife, of 49 years, Nancy, by his side. Born on May 6, 1942, Ron was the son of the late George and Alice (Creamer) Clancy of Dorchester. He attended Boston Trade High School, where he excelled in school and was captain of both the hockey and football teams. He attended Boston University and majored in Business Management. In 1964, Ron began a 10-year career with Texaco Corporation, receiving Texaco’s Vice President’s Award as the number one sales supervisor in the United States. Ron was a veteran of the United States Army Reserves and was activated to the 241st Military Intelligence unit in 1968. To better serve the...

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First responders ready for COVID vaccine...

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Published January 13, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Local first responders will be receiving the first injection of the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday. Fire Chief/Emergency Management Director Glenn Davis informed the Villager that first responders are part of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Phase One vaccine distribution plan. “A plan for Region 3B communities, which Lynnfield is a part of, was submitted by Andover’s Health Department,” said Davis. “The communities in Region 3B are Andover, Lynnfield, Lawrence, Methuen, North Andover, North Reading, Reading and Wilmington.” Davis said firefighters, police officers, dispatchers and school nurses will be receiving the first injection of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, Jan. 14 at Lynnfield High School. “All firefighters, police officers and dispatchers in town will be vaccinated,” said Davis. “School nurses will also be vaccinated...

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Barrett out, Connell in for Select Board...

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Published January 13, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — In a surprising turn of events, Select Board Chairman Chris Barrett announced on Friday, Jan. 8 that he will not be running for a third three-year term. Barrett was elected to the Board of Selectmen in April 2015 after previously serving a term on the School Committee. He was re-elected to a second term three years ago. “After nearly 20 years of service to the town of Lynnfield, I made the decision to not seek re-election to the Lynnfield Select Board,” Barrett stated in a Letter to the Editor. “This has been a very difficult decision for my family and me because of the pride and joy I take from serving the town I love so much. With a young family and increased professional responsibility,...

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SC honors late Lynnfield High educator...

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Published January 13, 2021 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — Late Lynnfield High School Social Studies Department Head Mike Boulay always went above and beyond for his students and his colleagues. The School Committee decided to recognize Boulay’s contributions to the district when it named him as the winner of the second annual Dorothy Presser Award on Jan. 5. Chairman Jamie Hayman said the award recognizes Boulay’s accomplishments during the 2019-2020 academic year as well as his entire 21 years of service to Lynnfield Public Schools. MIKE BOULAY  Late LHS Social Studies Department Head Boulay passed away unexpectedly at Massachusetts General Hospital last August after a brief illness. He was 61. He worked at the high school for 21 years. “Mike was the head of the Social Studies Department at the high school for more...

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