Lynnfield Obituaries

Gail P. Courtney, 82

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Gail P. Courtney, 82

Avid reader who also loved the theater Published in the April 25, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Gail P. Courtney, 82, a longtime Lynnfield resident, died Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Holyoke on August 10, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Carl E. and Anastasia (Hall) Moakler. Gail was raised in Springfield and was a graduate of Commerce High School. Shortly after, she moved to the West Coast where she married her first husband, the late Harry Leonard. They began...

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Jessica J. Gutowski, 95

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Jessica J. Gutowski, 95

Former Lynnfield town clerk was interested in community’s history Published in the April 25, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Jessica J. “Jessie” (Pokorski) Gutowski, 95, beloved wife of the late Eugene M. Gutowski, passed into eternal rest on Friday, April 20, 2018. Born in 1922, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Antoinette (Horodzscna) Pokorski. Jessie graduated from Jamaica Plain High School and continued her education at Salve Regina College. Jessie and her husband Eugene had a deep commitment to the town of Lynnfield, where they had resided...

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Dean A. Triffitt, 71

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Dean A. Triffitt, 71

U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran Published in the April 18, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Dean A. Triffitt, 71, of Lynnfield, devoted husband of the late Susan (Runnalls) Triffitt, died on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at his home. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Eugene C. and Edith L. (Pecker) Triffitt, and graduated from Dearborn High School in Cambridge. He grew up in Lynn and lived in Lynnfield since 1976. A U.S. Army Vietnam veteran, Dean served in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968, and rose to...

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Joann O’Brien, 86

Posted by on Apr 4, 2018 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Joann O’Brien, 86

Adored animals and a scoop of maple walnut ice cream Published in the April 4, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Joann (Taracevicz) O’Brien, 86, of Lynnfield, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 26, 2018 at Rosewood Rehabilitation Center in Peabody. Joann was the beloved wife of the late Walter O’Brien of Saugus. Joann was born on May 16, 1931 in Cambridge to Fabian Taracevicz and Katherine (Smiarowska) Taracevicz, both immigrants of Poland. Joann was raised in Malden and graduated high school from Cheverus. She lived in Melrose for 30 years...

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Evan Mark Scollard, 23

Posted by on Apr 4, 2018 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Evan Mark Scollard, 23

Known for his determination and zest for life Published in the April 4, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Evan Mark Scollard, 23, a member of the U.S. Navy and a Lynnfield resident, passed away Saturday, March 24, 2018. Born in Boston on December 19, 1994, he was the son of Mark and Carolyn (Connell) Scollard of Lynnfield. Evan grew up in Lynnfield and was a graduate of St. John’s Preparatory School, Class of 2013. During high school, he impressively wrote his first novel, and frequently volunteered his time at the Northeast...

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Bobby Lesser

Posted by on Apr 4, 2018 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Bobby Lesser

Former head baseball coach at LHS Published in the April 4, 2018 edition PEABODY — Bobby “Coach” Lesser, of Peabody, passed away on March 26, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Ernestine (Zolla) Lesser. He was the dear son of the late Henry and Miriam ‘Mid” (Fredman) Lesser. He was the devoted father of Joy Lesser Rothschild and her husband Dr. Henry Rothschild; Bonnie Lesser and her husband David McCarthy; and Michael Lesser. He was the dear grandfather of Raef and Francesca Rothschild.  He was the dear brother...

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Tatyana Kiseleva, 86

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Tatyana Kiseleva, 86

Worked as a school nurse in Russia for over 40 years Published in the March 28, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Tatyana Kiseleva, 86, of Lynnfield, formerly of Russia, died on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at the Pilgrim Nursing Home in Peabody. Born in Sosnovka, Tver Region, Russia on July 1, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Boris and Nadezhda (Stepanova) Shatkov. Mrs. Kiseleva was born and raised in Russia and was a survivor of World War II. She had worked as a school nurse in Russia for...

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William R. Delamater, 85

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on William R. Delamater, 85

Korean War veteran, retired Lynnfield Police sergeant Published in the March 28, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — William R. Delamater, 85, of Lynnfield, died Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at the Rosewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a lengthy illness. Born in Lynn on March 7, 1933, he was the son of the late Frank and Marion (Cramm) Delamater. Bill was a retired sergeant and 25-year member of the Lynnfield Police Department. Bill attended school in Lynnfield and Wakefield and was a graduate of Beverly High School. He also attended the...

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Vivian A. Serrentino, 87

Posted by on Mar 21, 2018 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Vivian A. Serrentino, 87

Lynnfield resident for over 42 years Published in the March 21, 2018 edition MIDDLETON — Vivian A. Serrentino, 87, of Middleton, formerly of Lynnfield, died on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the Hathorne Hill in Danvers. Born in China Grove, North Carolina on September 4, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Emma (Patton) Sherrill. Mrs. Serrentino was raised and educated in Salisbury, North Carolina. She had been a Lynnfield resident for over 42 years. Mrs. Serrentino was a former member of the Somerville Kiwanis. She is...

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Lawrence A. Price, 64

Posted by on Mar 14, 2018 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Lawrence A. Price, 64

Avid bicycle rider and collector of ‘Hot Wheels’ Published in the March 14, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Lawrence A. Price, 64, a lifelong and well known resident of Lynnfield died Friday, March 9, 2018, in Danvers. He was born in Lynn on October 24, 1953 and was the son of the late Edwin and Emily G. (Tabb) Price. Larry was an avid rider of his bicycle and was also a devoted collector of Hot Wheels. He was a model car builder, NASCAR enthusiast, and fan of all Boston sports...

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