Aleta Black, 92

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Devoted member and Deacon for Lynnfield Comm. Church Published April 7, 2021 LYNNFIELD — Aleta A. Black, 92, passed away peacefully on April 1, 2021. She would have celebrated her 93rd birthday on Sunday, April 4. Aleta was born in Lincoln (Fredericton) New Brunswick, Canada to Leslie and Helen (Targett) Cail. She was proud to be a Canadian and retain her Canadian citizenship her entire life. Aleta was predeceased in passing by her husband Chester in 2010 and her son-in-law Joseph Proia in 2019. Aleta is survived by her three children: Brian, Jane, and Keith; longtime friend Marc Richard and her extensive Canadian family. She was a constant joy and source of wisdom to her children and grandchildren. She was the proud grandmother to one granddaughter and five grandsons, who were always a huge...

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Arthur DeRosa, 90

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Korean War Air Force Veteran Published April 7, 2021 CONWAY, N.H. — Arthur R. DeRosa, 90, of Center Conway, New Hampshire, formerly of Lynnfield, died on Saturday, April 3 at his residence in Center Conway surrounded by family. Born in Everett on December 19, 1930, he was the son of the late Angelo A. and Marie T. (Renzulli) DeRosa. Mr. DeRosa was a graduate of Everett High School, Class of 1948, and Burdett Business School in Boston. He was a Korean War Air Force veteran. Arthur was a retired engineer for Local 4, former owner of West Peabody Speedway, Big Bear Ski Area in Brookline, New Hampshire, and International Clam House in Revere. Arthur was an active member of Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Lynnfield for many years and loved his position...

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Lorraine Donovan, 93

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Worked for Potter Drug, enjoyed vacationing on Marco Island  Published April 7, 2021 WAKEFIELD — Lorraine A. Donovan, 93, of Wakefield, formerly of Lynnfield and Stoneham, died Friday, April 2, 2021 at the Brightview Senior Living in Wakefield. Born in Medford on May 12, 1927, she was the daughter of the late James and Lillian (Donahue) MacDonald. Lorraine was a graduate of Malden Catholic Girls High School, Class of 1946. She was a retired purchasing agent for Potter Drug of Malden. Mrs. Donovan enjoyed traveling with her husband and spending time in Marco Island. She was the wife of the late William E. Donovan. Mrs. Donovan was the mother of John S. Donovan of Hampton, New Hampshire and the late Cathy A. Donovan. She was the sister of the late Ruth McNeil, Lillian DiPaola...

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