Lynnfield Obituaries

Gail I. Nelson, 76

Posted by on Sep 19, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | 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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George R. Mitchell, 78

Posted by on Sep 12, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on George R. Mitchell, 78

Enjoyed a good meal, his Corvette and motorcycle Published September 11, 2019 LYNNFIELD — George Robert Mitchell, 78, of Lynnfield, formerly of Revere and Naples, Florida, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019 at the Kaplan Hospice House in Danvers. He was the devoted husband of Judith A. “Judy” (Tracia) Mitchell for 33 years. He was the loving father of Richard Mitchell and his wife Tammy of New Hampshire; Joey Catanzariti and his wife Michele, also of New Hampshire; and Carmen Catanzariti and his wife Caroline of Saugus. He...

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William A. Galvin Jr., 89

Posted by on Sep 12, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on William A. Galvin Jr., 89

Avid photographer who enjoyed air shows Published September 11, 2019 WILMINGTON — William A. Galvin Jr., 89, formerly of Lynn and Saugus, died on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 at the Care One Wilmington, where he had received excellent care. Born in Lynn on August 23, 1929, he was the son of the late Dr. William A. and Elinor M. (Sullivan) Galvin Sr. Bill graduated from Lynn Classical High School as a member of the Class of 1949. Serving in the U.S. Army Reserve for 10 years, he rose to...

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Deborah Torf Golden, 75

Posted by on Sep 12, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Deborah Torf Golden, 75

Owner and president of Torf Funeral Service in Chelsea Published September 11, 2019 CHELSEA — Deborah Torf Golden, 75, owner and president of Torf Funeral Service, Chelsea, of Westchester, New York and formerly of Brookline, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019. She was the devoted daughter of Hyman J. and Lee (Greenberg) Torf. She was the loving mother of Mitchell Golden and his wife Kimberly; Jason Golden and his wife Jessica; and Amy Torf Feinberg and her husband Jeffrey Feinberg. She was the doting and loving Bubbe...

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Brian A. Ambrefe

Posted by on Sep 5, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Brian A. Ambrefe

Village Pharmacy co-owner Published September 4, 2019 NORWOOD — Brian Albert Ambrefe of Norwood, formerly a resident of Wenham, Groveland and Boxford, the youngest child of the late Lillian (Anderson) and Albert Ambrefe, passed unexpectedly on Aug. 23, 2019. Brian was one of four children raised in Wenham. He was a graduate of St. John’s Prep’s Class of 1981 and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy’s Class of 1988. He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Mary Meade Ambrefe. He is also survived by his son Lyndon Brian...

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Felice M. Glennon, 82

Posted by on Sep 5, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Felice M. Glennon, 82

A passionate teacher Published September 4, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Felice M. (Taylor) Glennon, 82, of Lynnfield, and formerly of Melrose, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019 at Sunrise of Lynnfield. Born in Fall River on March 8, 1937, Felice was one of two children of the late Harold J. and Alice M. (O’Brian) Taylor. The family moved to Melrose when she was young, and she spent the rest of her life in Melrose before moving to Lynnfield to receive more care as she got older. Felice graduated...

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Ann Wadden Bolger

Posted by on Aug 29, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Ann Wadden Bolger

Enjoyed attending opera, ballet and theater Published August 28, 2019 CAMBRIDGE — Ann Wadden Bolger of Cambridge, formerly of Groton, passed away peacefully on Aug. 26, 2019 surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Ann was a brilliant, strong, selfless and caring woman who wished to be remembered most as a loving mother of five and grandmother of 10. Ann devoted her life to her family and they were her pride and joy. In her retirement, she spent countless days caring for her grandchildren and loving every minute of her...

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Roy E. Orrall, 92

Posted by on Aug 29, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Roy E. Orrall, 92

Veteran served in World War II Published August 28, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Roy E. Orrall, 92, a longtime resident of Lynnfield and formerly of Winthrop, passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading. Roy was born in Winthrop on June 12, 1927, and was one of four children of the late John A. Orrall and Winifred L. (Ives) Orrall. Raised in Winthrop, Roy enlisted at age 17 in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He served in the Reserves before transferring into...

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Robert C. Colucci, 62

Posted by on Aug 29, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Robert C. Colucci, 62

Had a love of sports Published August 28, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Robert Carl Colucci, 62, a longtime resident of Lynnfield, passed away on Aug. 23, 2019 following complications from surgery. Born at Lynn Hospital on December 16, 1956, he was the son of the late Carl Colucci and Lillian “Queenie” Blangio Colucci, former owners of Circle Bowl in Lynnfield. Bobby was one of Lynnfield’s sons. He was well known all over town. After graduating with a history degree, he traveled the world, which was one of his great passions. By...

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Owen J. McGarrahan Jr., 77

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Owen J. McGarrahan Jr., 77

U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam War Published August 21, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Owen J. McGarrahan Jr., 77, a longtime resident of Lynnfield, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Boston on Dec. 3, 1941, he was the son of the late Owen J. McGarrahan, Sr. and Ellen (Golden) McGarrahan. Mr. McGarrahan was raised in Milton and attended St. Francis High School in Biddeford, Maine. After high school, he enlisted in the United States Army and served his country during Vietnam. Once he...

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