Lynnfield Obituaries

Joan Crawford, 89

Posted by on Sep 16, 2020 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Joan Crawford, 89

Active in the North Reading community, enjoyed gardening Published September 16, 2020 NORTH READING — Joan (Rolfe) Crawford, 89, of North Reading, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Frederick W. Rolfe, Jr. and Ariel M. (Decker) Rolfe of Malden and Melrose, and the sister of the late Edwin D. Rolfe. Joan grew up in Melrose and graduated from Melrose High School, Class of 1948 and Boston University, Class of 1950. She married her high school sweetheart, the late Charles Whitney...

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Susan A. Connell, 79

Posted by on Sep 9, 2020 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Susan A. Connell, 79

Talented seamstress, enjoyed reading and word search puzzles Published September 9, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Susan A. Connell, 79, of Lynnfield, died on Friday, September 4, 2020 at the Tuft’s Medical Center in Boston. Born in Hyannis on February 11, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Eleanor J. (Howland) DeCosta and stepdaughter of the late John DeCosta. Susan was a graduate of Barnstable High School, Class of 1959. She was a retired pre-school teacher in Reading and Lynnfield. Susan enjoyed reading and word search puzzles. She was a very...

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Barbara Gold Randolph, 76

Posted by on Sep 9, 2020 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Barbara Gold Randolph, 76

Avid reader with a passion for art Published September 9, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Barbara Gold Randolph, 76, of Lynnfield and formerly of Brookline, died suddenly in her home on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. She lived her every breath with gusto. Barbara will be forever loved and missed by her three children: Elizabeth Randolph Rappaport (married to David M. Rappaport); Thomas Randolph (married to Bei Randolph); and Emily Randolph Silva and her children: Georgia and Josephine Rappaport, Rachel and Michael Randolph, and River and August Silva. Her grandchildren knew her...

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Harriet M. Holt, 93

Posted by on Sep 2, 2020 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Harriet M. Holt, 93

Enjoyed golfing and volunteer work Published September 2, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Harriet M. (Michelfelder) Holt, 93, of Lynnfield, a member of a well-known local family, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020 at her residence in Lynnfield surrounded by her family. Harriet was born in Philadelphia on Sept. 4, 1926 and was the beloved daughter of the late Erwin and Martha Michelfelder. Harriet was raised in Philadelphia and later met her husband there after which they made their way to Massachusetts and settled in Lynnfield. She was a longtime Lynnfield resident...

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James A. Chapman Jr., 78

Posted by on Sep 2, 2020 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on James A. Chapman Jr., 78

U.S. Navy veteran, enjoyed hunting and fishing Published September 2, 2020 WELLS, Maine — James A. Chapman Jr., 78, passed away peacefully July 10, 2020 at his home after a long illness. He was born on January 21, 1942 in Orangeburg, S.C., the son of James and Cora (McMichael) Chapman. Jim graduated from Berkeley High School in Moncks Corner, S.C. before enlisting in the U.S. Navy, serving during the Vietnam era. While enlisted, Jim trained to become an electrician. Upon his release, he worked for several contractors before starting...

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Janet Blampye, 69

Posted by on Sep 2, 2020 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Janet Blampye, 69

Enjoyed traveling, exploring new cultures and walking the beach Published September 2, 2020 SAN FRANCISCO —Janet Mancini Blampye, 69, passed away peacefully in San Francisco on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. She was born in Cambridge on June 6, 1951 to the late John Paul Mancini Sr. and the late Elizabeth Passerini Mancini. She was the oldest daughter of four. Jan was exceptionally warm-hearted and selflessly devoted to her family and loved ones. She loved cooking, hosting family gatherings and preparing amazing Italian cuisines from scratch. Jan especially enjoyed walking...

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Rosemary A. Robertson, 88

Posted by on Sep 2, 2020 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Rosemary A. Robertson, 88

Enjoyed travel and community theater Published September 2, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Rosemary A. Robertson, 88, of Wakefield, died Friday, August 28, 2020 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. Born in Boston on June 14, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Catherine (Hampe) Nickerson. Mrs. Robertson was raised in Quincy and Dorchester and was a graduate of Hyde Park High School. She had also attended Boston University. A longtime Wakefield resident for 63 years, she was a parishioner at the Most Blessed Sacrament Parish and was a member...

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Dr. Michael Boulay, 61

Posted by on Aug 26, 2020 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Dr. Michael Boulay, 61

LHS Social Studies Department Head Published August 26, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Dr. Michael R. Boulay, PhD, 61, of Leominster, died Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a brief illness. He is survived by his two sisters: Beth Bigelow and her husband Scott of Leominster; and Nancy Allen and her husband George of Fitchburg. He is also survived by four brothers: Mark and his wife Gina of Rindge, New Hampshire; Brian and his wife Paula of Brookline, New Hampshire; Kevin and his wife Wendy of...

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Greg Jaquith

Posted by on Aug 20, 2020 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Greg Jaquith

Published August 19, 2020 VIRGINIA BEACH — Greg “Jake” Jaquith passed away on Aug. 14, 2020. He is survived by his wife Barbara Moore Jaquith. He is also survived by his daughters Jessica M. Jaquith and Katie Jaquith Schweizer. He is also survived by his son-in-law Eric Schweizer, and his grandchildren Jake and Summer. Jake’s brother and sister-in-law Gary and Patricia Jaquith; and his sister-in-law Linda Moore also survive him. He is also survived many friends and extended family. Services will be held at a later date. Online condolences...

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Alyce J. LaBua, 82

Posted by on Aug 12, 2020 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Alyce J. LaBua, 82

Registered nurse loved family, ocean Published August 12, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Alyce LaBua, 82, of Amesbury and Lynnfield, died peacefully on July 30, 2020 after spending several days in hospice care surrounded by her loving family. Alice was born on Dec. 15, 1937. She was raised in Hanover Township, Pennsylvania and was the daughter of the late Eva and Raymond Luby. Upon graduating high school, Alyce completed her nursing education and training at Mercy Hospital. She then moved to New York City and worked as a nurse at New...

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