Wakefield Obituaries

Barbara J. Kilkelly, 67

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Barbara J. Kilkelly, 67

Published in the June 22, 2018 edition. METHUEN — Barbara J. Kilkelly, 67, of Methuen, formerly of Wakefield, died Monday June 19, 2018 at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center of Burlington. Born in Somerville, November 25, 1950 she was the daughter of Thelma A. (Ghilardi) Bernard and the late Ernest H. Bernard. Barbara was a graduate of Tewksbury Memorial High School class of 1968 and Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill. Following graduation she began her career with W.R. Grace in Cambridge. She worked her way up the corporate ladder...

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Robert F. Young, 80

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Robert F. Young, 80

Published in the June 21, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Robert F. “Bob” Young, 80, died peacefully Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at his home. Born in Melrose on June 4, 1938 he was the son of the late Robert F. and Dorothea (Velmure) Young. Bob was raised in Malden and was a graduate of Malden High School, Class of 1957. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army and served from 1959-1961. Following his time in the Army, Bob joined the Local 6 Union out of Boston and worked as an industrial...

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Robert T. Walsh, 91

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Robert T. Walsh, 91

World War II veteran Published in the June 20, 2018 edition STONEHAM — Robert T. “Pic” Walsh, 91, of Stoneham, formerly of Wakefield died on June 16, 2018 at The Arbors of Stoneham. He was born on November 7, 1926 and was the son of the late Leo and Josephine (O’Donnel) Walsh. Pic was a lifelong Wakefield resident and graduate of Wakefield High School where he starred in baseball. He was also an avid golfer. He was retired from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and was a veteran of WW...

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Frances M. Anderson, 92

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Enjoyed summers at York Beach Published in the June 20, 2018 edition ATKINSON, N.H. — Frances (”Frannie”) M. Anderson, 92, of Atkinson, N.H., formerly a longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away Monday, June 8, 2018, at home with her family. She was the wife of the late Donald H. Anderson. Born and raised in Saugus she was the daughter of the late Charles E. and Julia (Murphy) Griner. As a young girl, Frannie was active in the Order of Rainbow Girls. After graduating from Saugus High School, she graduated...

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Francine Curran, 72

Posted by on Jun 19, 2018 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Francine Curran, 72

Published in the June 19, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Francine Burke Curran, 72, formerly of Lawrence and Methuen, died after a long battle with dementia on Monday, June 18, 2018 at Wakefield Center, Wakefield. She fought to the end. She was born on November 17, 1945 to the late Mary Josephine (Keenan) Burke and Francis Burke. She leaves behind her children Stacey Curran and her husband Shawn Conway of Wakefield, son James Curran and his partner, Nia, of Hawaii, her daughter Courtney and her husband, Michael Leahy of Wakefield...

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Meghan S. Burnett, 18

Posted by on Jun 15, 2018 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Meghan S. Burnett, 18

Published in the June 15, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Meghan S. Burnett, 18, of Wakefield passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Born in Melrose on November 10, 1999 she was the beloved daughter of Robert J. Burnett and Ellen C. Moschella. Meghan was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 2018. She was an avid softball player, a three-year starter for the WMHS Varsity team, multiple times named a Middlesex League all-star and was selected as one of...

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Constance C. Harris, 88

Posted by on Jun 12, 2018 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Constance C. Harris, 88

Published in the June 12, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Constance C. Harris, 88, of Wakefield, a longtime Wakefield resident and local educator died June 11, 2018 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. She was born in Cambridge on January 16, 1930 and was the daughter of the late Ellis C. and Helen (Brennick) Jeffrey. Mrs. Harris was raised in Malden and was a graduate of the Malden High School, Class of 1948 and was a later graduate from Lesley College in 1952. She was a teacher in the Wakefield Public School system...

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Raymond G. Dube, 70

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Published in the June 12, 2018 edition. READING — Raymond G. Dube, 70, of Reading died Sunday June 10, 2018 in Melrose. Ray was born in Malden on June 27, 1947 and was the son of the late Raymond L. and Mary A. (Tetreault) Dube. He was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of St. Mary High School of Lynn and later attended UMass Lowell. He was retired from Koch Membrane of Wilmington where he worked for many years as an engineer. Ray had been a longtime resident of...

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Mark D. Hudson, 64

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Mark D. Hudson, 64

Published in the June 11, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Mark D. Hudson, 64, of Wakefield, formerly of Medford, died Monday, June 4, 2018. Born in Stoneham on October 1, 1953 he was the beloved son of the late Francis E. and Ruth M. (Flanagan) Hudson. Mark was raised in Medford and was a graduate of Arlington Catholic High School. He then went on to Northeastern University where he received his master’s degree in Business Administration. He had retired from Verizon where he had worked for many years; upon his...

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Stephen G. Hoxie, 77

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Stephen G. Hoxie, 77

Published in the June 8, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Stephen G. Hoxie, 77, a longtime Wakefield resident, died Thursday, June 7, 2018 at CareOne of Wilmington. Born in Quincy on February 13, 1941 and was the son of the late Gordon and Elizabeth (Sayles) Hoxie. Mr. Hoxie was raised in both Wollaston and Milton. He received his bachelor’s degree from Boston University. After meeting his wife, the late Elizabeth Rose (Britner) at work, they married and made their home in Wakefield where they raised their family. Mr. Hoxie was an...

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