Kevin J. Johnston, 65

Feb 12, 2020 by

Car buff, enjoyed cooking and vacations to Aruba Published February 12, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Kevin J. Johnston, 65, of Wakefield, passed away unexpectedly at home with the warmth of his wood stove and his cherished dog, Cortland, beside him on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. Kevin was born in Melrose on Jan. 27, 1955, and was one of two sons of the late Joseph and Claire (Abbott) Johnston. He was raised in Melrose, graduated from Melrose High School as a member of the Class of 1973, and received his associates degree from Bunker Hill Community College. On Aug. 26, 1978, he was married to Ruth A. (Marks) and they settled in Wakefield to raise a family of two children. For over 35 years, Kevin was a successful, self-employed contractor who specialized in ceramic tile and...

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Donald D. Rosmarinofski, 84

Feb 6, 2020 by

Enjoyed buying and selling trucks and gardening Published February 5, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Donald D. Rosmarinofski, 84, of Lynnfield, died on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.   Born in Worcester on March 26, 1935, he was the son of the late Dominic and Marie Rosmarinofski. Donald was raised in Northborough and had been a longtime Lynnfield resident. In 1959, he opened his garage which he owned and operated for 60 years. For many years of its operation, the garage towed for the Malden Police, the State Police, the Registry of Motor Vehicles auto theft bureau, and many other companies. In the same year he opened the garage, Donald married his wife and together they began their family, and settled in Lynnfield in 1965. The two enjoyed their Sunday...

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James M. Kline Sr., 88

Jan 16, 2020 by

Audit Manager for GE Aircraft Engines, U.S. Air Force veteran Published January 15, 2020 CLERMONT, Fla. — James M. Kline Sr. (Jim), 88, died peacefully on Jan. 5, 2020 in Clermont, Fla. Born in Washington, D.C. on June 13, 1931, Jim was the son of Frederick G. Kline and M. Frances Gooch. He graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1953 and served in the Air Force from 1953-1957. In 1956, he was married to M. Claire Rasch, who died in 1990. They had four children: James M. Kline Jr. (married to Elizabeth); Karen A. K. Prescott (married to Jonathan); Frederick L. Kline (died in 2016); and Linda Sue Parrette (married to John). He is survived by nine grandchildren: James M. Kline III, David Kline, Jennifer Elise Prescott, Jeffrey Prescott, Lauren...

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