Lynnfield Obituaries

Dr. John Losco, 95

Posted by on May 16, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Dr. John Losco, 95

Veteran, educator and fan of Boston sports Published May 15, 2019 WAKEFIELD — Dr. John Losco, 95, veteran, educator and loving patriarch, of Revere, Wakefield and Lynnfield, died May 7, 2019 after a brief period of declining health.  John is survived by his children, Lorraine Howard of North Reading; Pamela Barton-Almy of Lynnfield; and John (Jack) Losco Jr. of Wakefield; and his seven grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife June Losco of Wakefield; and his sisters Anna O’Donnnell and Parma Losco of Revere. John was born on...

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Joseph L. Nasson, 86

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Joseph L. Nasson, 86

Enjoyed fishing, gardening and golf Published May 8, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Joseph L. Nasson, 86, of Lynnfield, formerly of Melrose, died on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 surrounded by family. Born in Boston on October 25, 1932, he was the son of the late Lazar and Constance Nasson. Mr. Nasson was raised in Somerville and was a graduate of Somerville High School, Class of 1950. He served in the United States Coast Guard before moving on to attend Wentworth Institute of Technology, where he received his degree in Engineering. He had...

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Joseph Raymond Gagnon, 83

Posted by on May 9, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off on Joseph Raymond Gagnon, 83

Enjoyed traveling with his wife and performing with the RSO Published May 8, 2019 LYNN — Joseph Raymond Gagnon, 83, died from complications following heart surgery on April 30, 2019. He was born in Salem, was the son of Homer and Irene (Comeau) Gagnon, and grew up in Lynn. Ray attended St. Jean-Baptiste, where he played baseball and basketball. He was then selected for the GE Apprentice program, earning degrees in Mechanical Engineering and English from Tufts University. He went on to earn his MBA from Boston College, and worked...

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Paul Michael DeSimone, 73

Posted by on May 2, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Paul Michael DeSimone, 73

Enjoyed softball, playing golf and Boston sports teams Published May 1, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Paul Michael DeSimone, 73, of Lynnfield, entered into rest on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 after a hard-fought battle with dementia. Paul was the beloved husband of Faye Trachtenberg DeSimone. He was the devoted father of Charlie and the late Corinne DeSimone. He was the loving brother of Ralph DeSimone and the late Helen Digiammarino. He was the dear son of the late Ralph and Cosimina (Bova) DeSimone. Paul was born on November 23, 1945 and...

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Paul F. Murphy Jr., 54

Posted by on May 2, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Paul F. Murphy Jr., 54

Had a passion for muscle cars Published May 1, 2019 LYNN — Paul F. Murphy, Jr., 54, of Lynn, died Wednesday, April 24, 2019 surrounded by his family at the Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln. Born in Winchester on November 30, 1964, he was the son of Paul F. Murphy Sr. and Margaret (Sands) Murphy of Londonderry, New Hampshire, formerly of Lynnfield. Paul was raised in Lynnfield and was a graduate of Lynnfield High School, Class of 1983 and went on to attend Salem State University. He went to...

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Audrey M. Galpin, 84

Posted by on May 2, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Audrey M. Galpin, 84

Grandchildren were the joy of her life Published May 1, 2019 NEWBURYPORT — Audrey M. (Newhall) Galpin, just 13 days shy of her 85th birthday, passed in the loving presence of her family at her home in Newburyport early Thursday morning, April 25, 2019. She was the devoted wife of 61 years to Robert A. Galpin. She was born in Peabody on May 8, 1934. She was the daughter of the late Albert F. and Mabel F. (Harding) Newhall and was a graduate of Wakefield High School. Besides her...

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William Gist Jr., 96

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on William Gist Jr., 96

Enjoyed telescope making, astronomy and photography Published April 24, 2019 LYNNFIELD — William Bruce Gist Jr., 96, of Lynnfield, passed away on April 16, 2019 due to the progression of Alzheimer’s. Born in Tela, Honduras, he was the son of the late William Bruce Gist Sr. and the late Evelyn Thomas Gist, both originally from Greenwood, Mississippi. He was the husband of the late Anne Hahn Gist from Lehighton, Pennsylvania. He was the father of Marilyn Gist (Paul Morro) of Raleigh, North Carolina; William B. Gist III (Cynthia) of Chelmsford;...

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Joseph Paul Staffier, 24

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Joseph Paul Staffier, 24

Enjoyed fishing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling Published April 24, 2019 READING — Joseph Paul Staffier, 24, died at his home in Reading on April 12, 2019. Joe was a beloved son, brother and friend. He enjoyed spending his free time with his family. He enjoyed his time up at his family’s home in Sugar Hill, New Hampshire whether it was snowboarding at Cannon and Loon Mountain in the winter; along with snowshoeing and snowmobiling all around the property. In the summer, he loved fishing out on the boat at Moore...

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Charlotte C. Orrall, 91

Posted by on Apr 18, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Charlotte C. Orrall, 91

Accomplished painter, member of the LAG Published April 17, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Charlotte C. (Crosier) Orrall, 91, died Tuesday, April 9, 2019 following a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late John H. Orrall, with whom she shared 59 years of marriage.   Born in Chicopee on July 24, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Bessie (Robinson) Crosier. She was raised and educated in South Hadley and was a graduate of South Hadley High School and Framingham State College.   Charlotte was employed for several...

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Marilyn M. Whittier, 69

Posted by on Apr 18, 2019 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off on Marilyn M. Whittier, 69

Always interested in new places and cultures, had backpacked through Europe Published April 17, 2019 LYNNFIELD — Marilyn M. (Mottolo) Whittier, 69, a longtime resident of Lynnfield and Dennis, passed away peacefully with her family and friends by her side on Monday, April 8, 2019.  Marilyn was born on October 14, 1949, and was one of seven children of the late Anthony J. and Mabel H. (Fiske) Mottolo. She grew up in Wilmington and Andover, and graduated from Andover High. An independent woman, Marilyn took to traveling after high...

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