Tamara M. Hoare, 71

Oct 16, 2018 by

Published in the October 16, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Tamara M. Hoare, 71 a longtime resident of Wakefield died at her home on Saturday, October 6, 2018. Born in Buffalo, New York  she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Dorothea (Welling) Fogal. Tamara was raised in Buffalo until moving to Wakefield at the age of 13. She was a graduate of Nazareth Academy in Wakefield. Tamara was the former owner of the Atlantic North Seafood Restaurant in Malden. In later years she worked at the Paper Store in Stoneham. In her spare time she enjoyed playing cards with her friends, baking and spending time with her family. Tamara was the mother of Allyson Cellucci and her husband Brian, Jonathan Walsh and his wife Stacey all of Braintree, and the late Joshua Walsh....

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Warren M. Reeves, 92

Oct 15, 2018 by

Published in the October 15, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Warren M. Reeves, 92, of Wakefield, died Saturday, October 7, 2018 at the Bear Hill Nursing Center. Born in Portland, Maine on March 19, 1926 he was the son of the late Walter P. and Gertrude E. (Morse) Reeves. He is survived by many dear friends. Mr. Reeves was a graduate of Portland High School, Class of 1944. He then served in the US Army during the Korean War. He had been a Wakefield resident since the early 1950’s. He was a very active member of the First Parish Congregational Church of Wakefield and had served as a Trustee and was the Treasurer for 11 years. He was also a member of the Retired Men’s Club. Mr. Reeves was a retired electrical engineer for B&M...

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Janet S. Hammond, 71

Oct 10, 2018 by

Enjoyed gardening, shopping and date nights with her husband Published in the October 10, 2018 edition WAKEFIELD — Janet S. Hammond, 71, of Wakefield, died peacefully Saturday, October 6, 2018 at her residence. Born on March 23, 1947 she was the daughter of the late Francis and Evelyn (Astle) Mackenzie. Mrs. Hammond was born and raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1965. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. She loved gardening, shopping, and enjoying date nights out with her husband to all the local restaurants. Throughout her life, Mrs. Hammond spent her summers in Windham, N.H. and especially loved time spent at Cobbett’s Pond. She also loved hosting her family on the holidays, particularly Thanksgiving and Christmas. She was the beloved wife of David J....

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Matthew DiStasio, 56

Oct 10, 2018 by

Treasured his cross-country trip with high school friends Published in the October 10, 2018 edition WAKEFIELD — Matthew Joseph DiStasio, 56, of Wakefield, formerly of Medford, died Sunday, October 7, 2018 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading surrounded by his family following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Somerville on June 21, 1962 he was the son of the late Raymond DiStasio and Rosemary (Costa) DiStasio Nigro. Matt grew up in West Medford and was a graduate of Medford High School. He cultivated lifelong friendships with his high school buddies and they often traveled together; most memorable being a cross country trip to California. In his early career, Matt worked in Boston in banking before transitioning to sales, working at both Jordan’s Furniture and Bernie & Phil’s. Most recently, at the age...

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Marjorie A. MacDonald, 74

Oct 10, 2018 by

Business owner, crafter and artist Published in the October 10, 2018 edition SOUTH BERWICK, MAINE — Marjorie A. (O’Neill) (Capozzi) MacDonald, 74, of South Berwick, Maine, formerly of York and Wells, Maine passed away surrounded by her family on Friday, October 5, 2018. Marjorie was born October 22, 1943 in Malden, Mass., a daughter of the late Walter J. and Doris B. (Cavanaugh) O’Neill. Marjorie was a woman of many talents: a business owner, a crafter and an artist. She was a member of many local clubs, enjoyed cooking and playing cards with her friends, and loved spending time with her family. She is survived by her sons Louis, Anthony and Steven Capozzi; Louis’ wife Lisa Huntress-Capozzi; her grandchildren Gabrielle, Isabella and Kyle; her sister and brother-in-law Anthony and Maureen Marrec; and her brother...

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Robert L. Thompson, 78

Oct 10, 2018 by

Member of the Wakefield Fire Department for 34 years Published in the October 10, 2018 edition WAKEFIELD — Robert L. Thompson, 78, of Wakefield died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 in Peabody. Mr. Thompson was born in Winthrop on November 27, 1939 and was the son of the late Donald L. and Emily (Provan) Thompson. He was raised in Wakefield and a graduate of Wakefield High School, class of 1959. He was the beloved husband of Beverly G. (Lynch) Thompson and the proud father of Alison L. Cizowski and her husband Joe of Wilmington. He was the loving grandfather of John Robert Cizowski, and the brother of the late Jean Collins and stepson of Marion (Dickeson) Thompson. Bob was known by everyone in town as being a man who could do it all – he could...

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