John W. Browne, 83

Apr 20, 2018 by

Published in the April 20, 2018 edition. CALAIS, Maine — John William Browne, 83, passed away on April 18, 2018 at a hospital in Bangor, Maine. He was born January 9, 1935 in Winchester, Mass., son of William and Helen (Dennehy) Browne. John had spent his early years in Wakefield, Mass. where he graduated from Wakefield High School, class of 1953. He then went on to attend Northeastern University in Boston. As a young man, John was an avid skier and sailor. He served his country for two years in the United States Army with a 1½ year assignment in Panama working as a chemist. He continued working as a chemist for the A.W. Chesterton Company in Groveland, Mass. until his retirement in 2001. John and his wife, Daune, moved to Calais, Maine in...

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Marilyn Babine, 75

Apr 20, 2018 by

Published in the April 20, 2018 edition. MIDDLETON — Marilyn (Fender) Babine, of Middleton, passed quietly on April 9, 2018 after a long struggle. Marilyn was born in Winchester on June 12, 1942, the daughter of the Marie (Davies) Fender and William Fender. A graduate of Wakefield High School in 1960, she continued her education at Sullins College and Lasell College and graduated from Tufts University’s Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene. She was a dedicated dental hygienist for over 50 years, building relationships with her caring service to her patients. She was employed by Dr. Donald Lynch’s office in North Reading, and his successor, Dr. Dave Martin, for over 50 years. She also worked in Dr. Edmund Lawton’s office in Topsfield for over 30 years. Marilyn’s true love and joy was her family. Nothing...

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Eileen T. Layton, 85

Apr 19, 2018 by

Published in the April 19, 2018 edition. PEABODY — Eileen T. Layton, 85, of Peabody, formerly of Tewksbury and Somerville, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018 in Wilmington. Born in Somerville on December 4, 1932 she was the daughter of the late John and Margaret (Driscoll) Canty. Mrs. Layton was raised in Somerville and was a graduate of St. Clements High School of Medford, Class of 1950. She was a retired secretary from Harvard University. Mrs. Layton had been a Peabody resident for the past 11 years and was formerly a longtime resident of Tewksbury. She was the beloved wife of the late Charles J. Layton. She was the loving mother of Stephen Layton and his wife Theresa of Wilmington, Kenneth Layton and his wife Marchele of Wakefield, and John Layton and his companion Linda...

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Dr. Robert H. Ciullo, 89

Apr 16, 2018 by

Published in the April 16, 2018 edition. SPRINGVALE, Maine — Dr. Robert H. Ciullo, 89, of Springvale, Maine, a loving and truly caring man as well as a proud WWII U.S. Marine, passed away peacefully on Sunday March 11, 2018 at Hunnington Commons in Kennebunk, Maine surrounded by his family. Bob was born on May 14, 1928 to Theresa and Alphonso Ciullo in Arlington, Massachusetts and graduated Arlington High School in 1946. He earned his private pilot license and served in the Civil Air Patrol, Massachusetts Wing in 1945 then joined the United States Marine Corp from 1945 through 1947. Bob also served in the Army National Guard of Massachusetts, 101st Infantry from 1954 – 1957. Bob then focused on his long and distinguished teaching career after he graduated from Boston College in 1953....

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Gail Ann Mary Foley, 65

Apr 16, 2018 by

Published in the April 16, 2018 edition. POCASSET — Gail Ann Mary Foley, 65, of Pocasset, formerly of Melrose and a 30 year resident of Cape Cod, died April 1, 2018 following a long illness. Raised in Melrose, she was a 1972 graduate of Melrose High School. She was the daughter of the late William and Lillian (Stanley) Foley, sister of William M. Foley and his son Matthew of Wakefield and the late Robert Foley. Also survived by extended family and good friends, including Armand Derderian. Gail was a lover of the world and prayed for peace on earth and God’s blessings for us all. At her request, arrangements are private. Assisting the family was Hamel Funeral Care and Cremation Service of Massachusetts....

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Stephen Patrick Kiley, 85

Apr 13, 2018 by

Published in the April 13, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Stephen Patrick Kiley, 85, said it best just two days before his passing Wednesday April 11, “ God knows the way and all is good.”  His faith led the way from here where he was a Dad, husband, brother, Uncle, business partner, coach and teammate for 85 years. His persistence carried him from his childhood home and work on Kiley Farm in Melrose to St. Mary’s Elementary School, Malden Catholic (’51) and Norwich University (’55) before completing his army service in Germany. With his wife of 40 years, Audrey (Mongeau) Kiley, his family grew to five children living and prospering in Lynnfield and Wakefield. The camaraderie and sportsmanship from his own example was a lesson we hope to carry forward, along with his enduring faith and,...

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