Carolyn M. Bohling, 81

Jun 14, 2019 by

Published in the June 14, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Carolyn M. Bohling, 81, of Wakefield, formerly of Melrose died June 12, 2019 at the New England Tufts Medical Center. Born in Somerville on April 6, 1938 she was the daughter of the late Oscar W. and Dorothy (Martin) Kievenaar. Carolyn was raised in Melrose and attended Melrose High School. She met her husband, John C. Bohling, at a Baptist church group and they married and settled in Wakefield in 1959. She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Daughters of the Nile from Aleppo Shrine. Carolyn loved bowling in the Tuesday morning group at the Wakefield Bowladrome and enjoyed travelling to York Beach, Maine all year long. She was the beloved wife of John C. Bohling. She was the sister of...

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Richard M. Connors, 65

Jun 13, 2019 by

Published in the June 13, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Richard M. Connors, 65, a lifelong resident of Wakefield died Thursday June 6, 2019 at his home in Wakefield. Born in Everett, February 5, 1954 he was the son of the late William R. and Margaret M. (Sullivan) Connors. Richard was a graduate of Wakefield High School class of 1972. He was an accomplished scholar and was a member of Mensa International. He went on to further his education at Boston College. Richard is survived by his brother William R. Connors, Jr. and his wife Kimberly of New Boston, N.H., his sisters Marie T. Galise and husband Louis of Stoneham and Linda C. Alleca and husband Ken of Billerica. He was preceded in death by his sister Kathleen M. French. Richard is also survived by his...

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Jean Marie Palmerino, 89

Jun 12, 2019 by

Published June 12, 2019 Avid knitter and member of St. Joseph Parish WAKEFIELD — Jean Marie Palmerino, 89, of Wakefield died Sunday, June 9, 2019 at the Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley in Billerica. Born in Beverly Farms on March 22, 1930 she was the daughter of the late Zopito and Celeste (Zardelli) Acciavatti. Mrs. Palmerino was raised in Beverly Farms and was a graduate of Beverly High School. After getting married, she moved to Wakefield in 1960. She was an avid knitter and a member of St. Joseph Parish in Wakefield. Above all, she was a devoted homemaker and grandmother who loved spending time with her family. She was the wife of Enrico “Henry” Palmerino. She was the loving mother of Mary Ann Matthews and her husband Edward of North Billerica, Nicholas...

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Genevieve Lenehan, 96

Jun 12, 2019 by

Enjoyed long drives along Route 27 and entertaining Published June 12, 2019 WAKEFIELD — Genevieve “Jimi” Butler Lenehan, 96, of Wakefield, formerly of Malden, passed to her eternal rest on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Bear Hill Nursing Center in Wakefield. Jimi was born in Malden on April 29, 1923 to the late James H. Butler and Lillian Thorne Butler. She was a devoted sister to the late Eunice Strasser of Liberty, N.Y. and Pauline Noble of San Francisco, Calif. Jimi was a loving mother to the late Albert James Musial and grandmother to Lois Ann Boquette of Porter Ranch, Calif. Jimi attended the Malden Public Schools where she met, and would later marry the love of her life, William “Bill” L. Lenehan. They lived happily together for 47 years in their sweet home...

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Priscilla J. Druce, 78

Jun 11, 2019 by

Published in the June 11, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Priscilla J. Druce, 78 of Wakefield died at her home on Friday, June 7, 2019. Born in Medford, January 16, 1941 she was the daughter of the late Walter J. and Lillian E. (Lynch) Corbett. Priscilla was raised in Somerville and graduated from Somerville High School in 1958 and the former Boston City Hospital School of Nursing 1961. She moved to the United Kingdom in 1969 where she raised her family. She returned to America in 1992 and lived in Somerville before eventually settling in Wakefield in 2002. She enjoyed spending time with her three grandchildren who affectionately referred to her as “GoGo.” She was also a very passionate Boston sports fan. Priscilla was the loving mother of Douglas A. Druce and his wife Deborah...

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Joyce A. Petrino, 76

Jun 11, 2019 by

Published in the June 11, 2019 edition. MELROSE — Joyce A. Petrino, 76, Melrose resident, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019 with her family by her side at Winchester Hospital. Born in Melrose on October 24, 1942, Joyce is one of two children of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Lattanzi. She grew up in Everett and graduated from Everett High School in 1960. In her earlier years, she enjoyed spending summers with her family on the Cape. Joyce would meet and later marry her beloved Philip M. Petrino, and they would go on to share 47 great years together. Family was first and foremost to Joyce. She was actively involved in their lives and never missed any of their school functions and sporting events. She took great joy in planning the yearly...

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