Lynnfield Obituaries

Arthur R. Munroe, 80

Posted by on Oct 31, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Arthur R. Munroe, 80

Former Lynnfield Police Officer Published October 30, 2019 PEABODY — Arthur R. Munroe, 80, of Peabody, formerly of North Reading and Lynnfield, died on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019 at his residence. Born in Lynn on September 19, 1939, he was the son of the late Angus and Adeline (Murphy) Munroe. Mr. Munroe was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1957. He served in the United States Air Force. Mr. Munroe was a former Police Officer for the town of Lynnfield, the retired owner of Munroe Oil Burner Service...

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Vincent Comunale, 97

Posted by on Oct 31, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Vincent Comunale, 97

World War II veteran worked for GE Published October 30, 2019 MURRIETA, Calif. — Vincent (Jim) Comunale, 97, of Murrieta, California, formerly of Lynnfield and Wakefield, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Oct. 19, 2019. Jim was born in Boston on Sept. 15, 1922 to parents Joseph and Antoinette Comunale. Jim was a World War II veteran serving in the Asia Pacific Theater of Operations with the 74th Ordinance Depot Company, operating out of Oahu, Hawaiian Islands from 1943 to 1946. After the war, he worked...

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Richard H. Thorngren, 95

Posted by on Oct 24, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Richard H. Thorngren, 95

U.S. Army Signal Corps veteran served in World War II Published October 23, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Richard H. Thorngren, 95, of Lynnfield, died on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 after a period of declining health.   Richard was born Nov. 10, 1923 in Whitinsville and was the only child of Henry and Gerda (Erickson) Thorngren. The family moved to Lynn and lived in the then heavily Swedish Pine Hill section of the city. He was a 1940 graduate of Lynn Classical High School. During World War II, he was in the...

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Helen Mary James, 100

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Helen Mary James, 100

Avid bridge player and golfer, traveled extensively Published October 9, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Helen Mary James, 100, of Lynnfield, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Peabody on Aug. 20, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Marcus and Nellie (Dowd) Peterson. Mrs. James was raised in Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody High School and then attended Salem State University. She had gone to work for General Electric, where she met her husband, the late Herbert James. After their...

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Miriam Ann Shafner, 75

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Miriam Ann Shafner, 75

Avid sailor who also held a pilot’s license Published October 9, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Miriam Ann Shafner, 75, a longtime resident of Lynnfield, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born in Merrimac on March 11, 1944, she was raised on the Sargent Farm dairy farm by her late parents, George Leonard and Alice (Bragdon) Sargent. Miriam was raised in Merrimac and was a graduate of Pentucket Regional High School. She then went on to the University of New Hampshire, where she received her...

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Charles L. Grant, 80

Posted by on Oct 3, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Charles L. Grant, 80

Enjoyed boating, water skiing and skiing at Gunstock Published October 2, 2019 SALEM — Charles L. Grant, 80, passed away in Salem on Sept. 24, 2019. Charlie was born in Boston on November 15, 1938 to the late Charles Grant Sr. and Arlean (Dakin) Grant. He was raised in Roxbury and graduated from Charlestown High School. Charlie served his country with pride from 1955-1958 in the United States Navy during the Korean War. Mr. Grant lived in Melrose for 20 years and the last 25 years in Salem and...

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Dorothy L. Scarborough, 89

Posted by on Oct 3, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Dorothy L. Scarborough, 89

Enjoyed reading, walks on the beach and traveling Published October 2, 2019 WELLS, Maine — Dorothy L. (Kelley) Scarborough, 89, of Wells, Maine, formerly of Melrose, passed away at the Sutton Hill Center in North Andover on Sept. 28, 2019. Dot was born in Worcester, raised in Holden and Cincinnati, Ohio, and was and a graduate of North College Hill High School. She resided in Melrose for 30 years and Wells, Maine for over 25 years. Dot worked as a secretary for Flowtron in Malden for many years and...

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Mary T. O’Brien, 91

Posted by on Oct 3, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Mary T. O’Brien, 91

Enjoyed cooking, sewing and baking Published October 2, 2019 MELROSE — Mary T. (Keane) O’Brien, 91, of Melrose and Saugus, passed away at home on Sept. 27, 2019. Mary was born and raised in Newton and was a graduate of Newton High School. She resided in Medford for 21 years and the past 45 years in Melrose. Mary worked as a dietitian for the Malden Hospital and Forest Dale Nursing Home, both in Malden, and Oosterman’s Rest Home and the Normandy House, both in Melrose for many years. She...

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Sandra J. Bisesti, 77

Posted by on Sep 26, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Sandra J. Bisesti, 77

Enjoyed time with her children and grandchildren Published September 25, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Sandra J. Bisesti, 77, of Lynnfield, and formerly of Saugus, passed away early Friday morning, Sept. 20, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family following a brief illness. She was the devoted wife of the late John A. Bisesti. Born in Winthrop, she was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Carmela (D’Amico) DiBlasi. She was raised and educated in Saugus and was a graduate of Saugus High School, Class of 1959. She has...

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Gail I. Nelson, 76

Posted by on Sep 19, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Gail I. Nelson, 76

Graduate of LHS and Vesper George Art School Published September 18, 2019 NASHUA, N.H. — Gail I. (Fudge) Nelson, 76, of Nashua, N.H., formerly of North Reading and Lynnfield, died on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Langdon Place in Nashua, N.H. She was the beloved wife of 53 years to the late Allan R. Nelson. Born in St. Johnsbury, Vt. on December 5, 1942, she was the daughter of the late George and Madeline (Rash) Fudge. Gail was a graduate of Lynnfield High School and Vesper George Art School...

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