Philip A. Perrone, 87

Oct 15, 2019 by

Published in the October 15, 2019 edition. CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. — Philip (Phil) Anthony Perrone, 87, of Crystal River, Fla. passed away October 10, 2019 under the loving care of his family and Vitas Hospice. Philip was born on June 7, 1932 in Wakefield, Mass. to the late Anthony and Susan (DeCecca) Perrone. He attended Wakefield public schools and graduated from Wakefield High School in 1950 where he played varsity baseball and basketball. In 1951 Phil joined the U.S. Air Force for four years and served three years in England, France and Germany. While serving, he attended military Statistical School, Finance School and also played on the Erding Air Force Base Basketball team located in Munich, Germany. He was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant in 1955. Philip received his BS degree from Boston...

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Sandra Margaret Henry-Alvarez, 58...

Oct 14, 2019 by

Published in the October 14, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Sandra Margaret Henry-Álvarez, 58, a shining light to all who knew her, departed this earth on Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at the Sawtelle Hospice Home in Reading. Sandra was born in Port Huron, Mich. on October 2, 1961 to Harvey Josiah Henry of Port Huron, Mich. and Maria del Carmen (”Nina”) Álvarez of Madrid, Spain. Her family moved to Puerto Rico when she was four, then to Mexico City at six, and she remained there until finishing high school in 1979. Though a native speaker of both English and Spanish, Sandra had loved her studies of French and spent nine months studying at Aix-En-Provence in France before returning to the U.S. to attend the University of Texas at Austin. Sandra completed a B.A. in Education...

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Deloris Day Pelletier, 92

Oct 11, 2019 by

Published in the October 11, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Deloris Day Pelletier, 92, a lifelong Wakefield resident, died on Monday, October 7, 2019 at the Advinia Care in Wilmington. Doll was the beloved wife of the late Donald A. Pelletier and the loving mother of Susan P. Taylor and Sandra P. Gass both of Wakefield, and the late Sally J. Emerson. Mrs. Pelletier was the grandmother of Matthew Emerson, Tarley Taylor and the late Brendan Emerson. Born in Winchester on April 20, 1927, she was the daughter of James E. and Charlotte A. (Dow) Day and was also predeceased by her sister, Patricia Day Winters. Mrs. Pelletier was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1944. Doll was an avid gardener and was a member of the Wakefield Historical Society, the Hartshorne House Association...

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Louise C. Tansino, 90

Oct 10, 2019 by

Published in the October 10, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Louise C. Tansino, 90, of Wakefield, died on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Boston on April 27, 1929 and was the daughter of the late Stephen and Thina (Matto) Nassan. Louise was a graduate of Somerville High School Class of 1947. She had been a resident of Wakefield since 2000. Louise was a retired assistant manager at the Somerville Credit Union. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening and reading. Louise was also a member of Most Blessed Sacrament Church in Wakefield. Louise was the wife of the late Joseph Tansino. She was the loving mother of Paul Tansino and his wife Nancy of Stoneham, David Tansino and his wife Gloria of Melrose, Kristine Tansino of...

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Anna T. Tibbetts, 90

Oct 9, 2019 by

Enjoyed reading, doing puzzles and bingo Published October 9, 2019 READING — Anna T. Tibbetts (Doyle), 90, of Reading, formerly of Stoneham and Lynn died on Friday, October 6, 2019 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Anna was born in Stoneham on July 24, 1929 and was the daughter of the late Charles T. and Agnes (Power) Doyle. Anna was a graduate of St. Patrick High School, Class of 1946. She was a longtime Lynn resident and formerly of Stoneham. She retired from the Lynn Public Schools as a stenographer for the administration building. She enjoyed playing bingo, reading and doing puzzles. Anna was the beloved wife of the late Eugene R. Tibbetts. She was the loving mother of Dennis E. Tibbetts and his wife Donna of Wakefield, Lorraine B. Nelson of Lynn, Kevin Tibbetts and...

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Joyce Jones, 87

Oct 9, 2019 by

Loved cooking and hosting friends and family Published October 9, 2019 WAKEFIELD — Joyce Virginia Miller Jones, 87, wife, sister, mother, grandmother, friend was born on August 27, 1932 at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital to Idella May Chase Miller and Louis Alexander Miller. After a long battle with Dementia Joyce has passed on September 17, 2019. Joyce Jones, wife of the late Robert R. Jones is most-lovingly remembered as the loving and caring mother, to a blended family of six; loving grandmother of 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Joyce was raised in Melrose and later made Wakefield her lifelong home. Always caring and thinking of others Joyce always knew the birthdays and anniversaries of all her loved ones. She enjoyed cooking and hosting friends and family, laughing over card games and at cookouts. Joyce loved to read...

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