Margaret Rose O’Donnell, 66

Feb 14, 2019 by

Published in the February 14, 2019 edition. AUGUSTA, Maine — Margaret Rose O’Donnell, 66, better known to her family and friends as Sue or Suzie, passed away on Feb. 7, 2019, at Maine General Hospital in Augusta, Maine. She was born Feb. 19, 1952 in Melrose, the youngest of six children of Thomas and Elizabeth (Hamilton) O’Donnell. Sue lived in Wakefield for many years where she attended St. Joseph’s School and Our Lady of Nazareth Academy. Her father Thomas G. O’Donnell was a teacher and football coach at Wakefield Memorial High School from 1950-1956. The O’Donnell family had the equivalent of a little farm at their home on Broadway with a horse, chickens, and a turkey, as well as miscellaneous cats and dogs. This is where Sue grew up and what encouraged her lifelong...

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Jerilyn A. Barton, 76

Feb 14, 2019 by

Published in the February 14, 2019 edition. NORTH READING — Jerilyn A. Barton, 76, of North Reading and a former longtime Wakefield resident, died February 12, 2019 in Wilmington. She was born in Stoneham on August 13, 1942 and was the daughter of the late William and Lucy (Verrengia) Marinelli. She was raised in Malden and was a graduate of Malden High School, Class of 1959. She was retired from the Stop & Shop of Saugus where she worked many years. Mrs. Barton was the beloved wife of the late Peter R. Barton. She was the loving mother of Peter R. Barton, Jr. and his wife Dianne of North Reading, Billy Barton of North Reading and Todd Barton and his wife Kim of N.C. She was the devoted grandmother of Gabrielle, Kaylee, Madison and Emma. She...

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Virginia T. Rudasill, 85

Feb 12, 2019 by

Published in the February 12, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Virginia T. (Paschal) Rudasill, 85, of Wakefield, formerly of Medford, passed away peacefully on February 7, 2019 with her family at her side in Burlington. Virginia (Ginny) resided for 27 years in Wakefield with her daughter and son-in-law, and, prior to that, in Medford. Ginny was predeceased by her father, Clifford Paschal and her mother Mary (Lally) Paschal; her sister, Eleanor Buxton; her brother, Boston Firefighter Clifford Paschal, Jr; and her brother Robert Paschal. Ginny is survived by her daughter, Cinthia McLane and her husband, Michael McLane, and her grandson Michael, all of Wakefield. She also leaves many nieces, nephews, their spouses and children in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Florida, New York, and Washington, D.C. Ginny had an adventurous spirit and wonderful sense of humor. At age...

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Shirley M. Martino, 96

Feb 12, 2019 by

Published in the February 12, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Shirley M. Martino, 96, of Wakefield died peacefully on February 10, 2019 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. Born in Wakefield on May 4, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Wesley S. and Elsie H. (Steindorf) Rutledge. Shirley was a lifelong Wakefield resident and a graduate of Wakefield High School Class of 1940. She was a retired bookkeeper and had worked for several firms including Transitron Electronic Corp., and Defiance Printed Circuit Corp. She enjoyed cooking for her family and friends, cards, and was an enthusiastic participant in a bridge club and several Bible study groups. A person of great faith, Shirley was very active locally in Women’s Aglow Fellowship, and also traveled to conferences throughout the Northeast. Back in 1982 she attended eight weeks...

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Andrew J. Jamerson, 45

Feb 11, 2019 by

Published on the February 11, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Andrew “Andy” J. Jamerson, 45, of Wakefield, formerly of Wilmington, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on February 7, 2019, following a courageous battle with cancer. Andrew was born on April 13, 1973, in Malden. He was the loving son of James and Sharon Jamerson. Andrew was raised and educated in Wilmington and a graduate of Wilmington High School with the Class of 1991. Andrew was quite an athlete growing up. In his younger years he played basketball for the Wilmington Recreation department and baseball for Wilmington Little League. Andrew also played for the Wilmington Wildcats High School baseball team, golf team and basketball where he was the captain during his senior year. Throughout his life Andrew enjoyed the outdoors; he looked...

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Margaret G. D’Arcangelo, 89

Feb 7, 2019 by

Published in the February 7, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Margaret G. D’Arcangelo, 89, of Wakefield died on February 5, 2019 at the Massachusetts General Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 21, 1929, and was the daughter of the late Francesco and Mary (Oddi) Presutti. Margaret was raised in the North End, and had been a Wakefield resident since the 1950’s. She was a member of St. Florence Church and was an avid Bingo player. She was the beloved wife of the late Peter D’Arcangelo. She was the loving mother of Joseph and Peter D’Arcangelo Jr., both of Wakefield. Paul D’Arcangelo of Leominster, Camille Browne of Barrington N.H., Brian D’Arcangelo of Swampscott, and Karen Bognanno of Stoneham. Margaret was the sister of Theresa Ianacco of Everett, Alfredo Franciosa of Fla.,...

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