Wakefield Obituaries

Luca Cresta, 90

Posted by on Jul 30, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Luca Cresta, 90

Enjoyed ballroom dancing, cooking and tending his garden Published July 30, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Luca Cresta was born on June 30, 1930 and passed away on July 28, 2020. He was born in Castelfranci Provence of Avellino, Region Campania, Italy. At the age of 21 he moved with his family to a bigger farm in Province of Pisa, Region Tuscany. Here he worked on the farm; worked general construction and served in the Italian army. He got married to Concetta Raffaele and later came to the United States. He...

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Geraldine A. Lee, 87

Posted by on Jul 29, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Geraldine A. Lee, 87

Active with Wakefield Animal Hospital and Food Pantry Published July 29, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Geraldine A. Lee, 87, of Wakefield, died on Monday, July 27, 2020 at her residence. Born in Boston on March 21, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Wilson and Agnes (Burke) Musgrave. Mrs. Lee was a graduate of Howe High School in Billerica and Burdett College of Business. She had been a Wakefield resident since 1958. Mrs. Lee had retired from the Wakefield Animal Hospital as an Office Manager and volunteered her time as...

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Joanne A. Piselli, 77

Posted by on Jul 27, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Joanne A. Piselli, 77

Enjoyed traveling around the world Published July 27, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Joanne A. Piselli, 77, a longtime resident of Wakefield died at her home on Thursday July 23, 2020. Born in Somerville January 10, 1943 she was the daughter of the late Russell J. and Margaret (Vitale) Piselli. Joanne was raised in Medford and was a graduate of Medford High School. She was a retired Marketing Manager for Verizon. In her spare time she enjoyed traveling around the world. Joanne is survived by her beloved brother Russell J. Piselli...

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Mark D. Dalton, 53

Posted by on Jul 27, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Mark D. Dalton, 53

Avid comic book collector Published July 27, 2020 WILMINGTON — Mark D. Dalton, 53, of Wilmington, formerly of Wakefield died on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington. Mark was born in Melrose on January 20, 1967 and was the son of Joan (Castagnino) Dalton of Woburn and the late Richard Dalton. Mark was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield Memorial High School, Class of 1986. He was an avid comic book collector and enjoyed anything sci-fi, especially Star Trek Next Generation of...

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Kyle D. O’Connell, 29

Posted by on Jul 24, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Kyle D. O’Connell, 29

Published in the July 24, 2020. edition. WAKEFIELD — It is with great sadness that the family of Kyle Drew O’Connell, 29, announce his passing. Kyle passed away suddenly on, July 20, 2020. Kyle is survived by his mother and best friend Mary O’Connell and his father Kevin O’Connell, his sister Ashley O’Connell and her partner Evan Wattles, his grandfather Louis Gordon Sr., uncles Louis Gordon Jr. and Steven Gordon and his very close cousins Ryan Gordon, Tyler Gordon, Timothy Gordon, Mathew Gordon and Marc Gordon. In addition to...

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Roberta L. Welsh, 74

Posted by on Jul 23, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Roberta L. Welsh, 74

Published in the July 23, 2020 edition. MIDDLETON — Roberta “Sunny” L. (Pearson) Welsh, 74, of Middleton, formerly of Wakefield, died unexpectedly on July 20, 2020. Sunny was born in Readfield, Maine on September 21, 1945 and was the daughter of the late Ernest and Evelyn (Fogg) Pearson. Raised and educated in Wakefield, she was a graduate of Wakefield High School. Sunny shared 52 years of marriage with her beloved husband and best friend, Leonard Welsh. A devoted homemaker, Sunny’s greatest joy was time spent with her family. She...

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Jeanne Marie Delory, 89

Posted by on Jul 17, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Jeanne Marie Delory, 89

Published in the July 17, 2020 edition. WEST HARWICH — Jeanne Marie (Bowen) Delory, 89, of West Harwich, formerly of Wakefield, passed away surrounded by her loving family at her home that she loved on the Cape on July 15, 2020. She was the widow of the late F. Leo Delory, to whom she was married for 52 years. Born in Cambridge on August 10, 1930, Jeanne Marie was the daughter of the late M. Joseph and Veronica (Sullivan) Bowen. She was a graduate of Saint Joseph’s School, Class of...

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Lois C. Tamer, 90

Posted by on Jul 15, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Lois C. Tamer, 90

Published July 15, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Lois C. Tamer, 90, of Wakefield died at High Pointe House in Haverhill on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Born in Wakefield on Oct. 8, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Vito and Ruth (Jackson) Christopher. She was the wife of the late A. William Tamer and is survived by her son John Tamer of Wakefield; daughter Elizabeth and her husband Brian Doherty of Tewksbury; daughter in-law Bridie Tamer of Wakefield; sister Ruth Shactman of Danvers; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She...

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Marjorie E. Moore, 73

Posted by on Jul 15, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Marjorie E. Moore, 73

Loved to read and crochet, enjoyed time at Lake Winnipesaukee Published July 15, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Marjorie E. Moore, 73, a lifelong Wakefield resident passed away peacefully on Friday, July 10, 2020 at the Winchester Hospital. Born June 22, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Catherine (Glynn) Berube. Marjorie is survived by her husband Michael D. Moore, with whom she shared 53 years of marriage. She was the devoted mother of Daniel Moore and his wife Rebecca of Conover, N.C., Michele Phillips and her husband...

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Antoinette Ferraro, 100

Posted by on Jul 14, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Antoinette Ferraro, 100

Published in the July 14, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Antoinette Ferraro, one of Wakefield’s centurions, passed away on Saturday the 4th of July, 2020. Antoinette was born in Wakefield on September 20, 1919 to the late Concetto and Paulina (Sampiere) Giuliano. Antoinette was a proud, lifelong resident of Wakefield. She graduated from Wakefield High School class of 1937. She was the founder and owner of the former Powder Puff Beauty Salon in Melrose which spanned four decades from the 1940’s to the 1970’s. Antoinette was a kind, loving and dedicated wife, mother, sister, grandmother,...

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