Wakefield Obituaries

Richard Elliott Sr., 94

Posted by on Mar 27, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Richard Elliott Sr., 94

Published in the March 27, 2020 edition. BEDFORD — Richard F. Elliott Sr., 94, of Bedford, died Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at the Pine Knoll Nursing Center in Lexington. Born in Wakefield on September 17, 1925 he was the son of the late Mabel (Bellows) Elliott. Mr. Elliott was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1941. He also had attended Suffolk Law School. Mr. Elliott was a veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Army. He was a member...

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Kim Wonoski Moore, 58

Posted by on Mar 25, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Kim Wonoski Moore, 58

Published March 25, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Kim Wonoski Moore, 58, of Wakefield passed away after a four year battle with glioblastoma brain cancer on March 17, 2020 at Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading. Kim resided in Lynn before moving to Wakefield when she was entering 9th grade. She attended Wakefield Memorial High School and was a member of the graduating class of 1980. After graduation, Kim was employed in the Loss Prevention Department at Marshalls of Woburn, Attorney’s Madigan & McBride of Danvers, and BC&F Real Estate in...

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Barbara Ann Uliano

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Published in the March 24, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Barbara Ann (Govostes) Uliano of Wakefield, formerly of Woburn, passed away unexpectedly Friday, March 20, 2020 at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington. She was the cherished wife of Robert “Bob” Uliano.   Born and raised in Woburn, Barbara was a daughter of the late Sarah (Harkins) and Arthur J. Govostes Sr. She was a 1955 graduate of Woburn High School, where years before in the seventh grade, she met her husband to be, Robert, and dear friend, Carole (Connors) Vasapolli.   She...

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Dominic Encarnacao, 58

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Published in the March 23, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Dominic Encarnacao, 58, a Wakefield native and member of a well-known local family, died Friday, March 20, 2020 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. He was born in Melrose on April 21, 1961 and was the son of the late Julio O. Jr. and Josephine A. (Croce) Encarnacao. Dominic was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1979, and a member of the Crystal Community Club. He also served in the Massachusetts National Guard for six years....

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Generoso Cresta, 70

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Published in the March 23, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Generoso “Joe” Cresta, 70, of Wakefield passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital surrounded by his family. Joe was born in Paternopoli, Italy on February 2, 1950. He was the son of the late Soccorso and Giuseppa (Perillo) Cresta. He emigrated from Italy to the United States in 1963 settling in Wakefield where he has resided ever since. Joe was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1970 and later attended New Hampshire College, Class...

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Aubrey C. Brown Sr., 90

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Published in the March 23, 2020 edition. MELROSE — Aubrey Clifford “Cliff” Brown Sr., 90, a longtime resident of Melrose, March 21, 2020. Beloved husband of Adelaide Marie (Penney) Brown with whom he shared 68 years of marriage. Devoted father of Aubrey Clifford Brown Jr. and his wife Sheila Driscoll of Melrose, Linda Dalton and her husband William of Wakefield, Lori Brown of Melrose, Dr. Jeffrey Brown and his wife Dr. Lisa Scheib of Merrimack, N.H., Robert Brown and his girlfriend Lisa Minion of Windham, N.H., and Joyce Teixeira...

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Paula Gange, 97

Posted by on Mar 19, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Paula Gange, 97

Published in the March 19, 2020 edition. STONEHAM — Paula (Raso) Gange, 97, a resident of Stoneham, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Paula was born in Boston on July 19, 1922, one of two daughters of the late Salvatore and Josephine (Augello) Raso. A Medford girl, Paula was raised in Medford and graduated from Medford High School where she met her future husband, Anthony Gange. She and Anthony married and stayed in Medford to raise a family of three sons....

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Florence Hayes, 91

Posted by on Mar 18, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Florence Hayes, 91

Enjoyed singing and gardening Published March 18, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Florence Hayes, 91, of Wakefield, formerly of Dorchester, Adams Village and Cohasset, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Born in Dorchester on August 3, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Bertha (Peroneni) Luiselli. The wife of the late James J. Hayes, she was the mother of Stephen Hayes and his wife Ann of Wakefield and Brion Hayes and his wife Meredith of Cohasset. She was also the sister of Madeline Burke of Quincy...

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Katherine M. Buttiglieri, 80

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Liked traveling to many countries Published March 18, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Katherine “Kay” M. Buttiglieri, 80, of Lynnfield, formerly of Wakefield, died on Monday, March 16, 2020 at the Sunrise Senior Living in Lynnfield. Born in Worcester on September 28, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Alice (Ferro) Papparelli. A Wakefield resident for 49 years before moving to Lynnfield, Kay was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School, Class of 1958. Kay retired from Marshalls as a human resources administrator. After her retirement she helped...

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Robert N. Brigante, 70

Posted by on Mar 17, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Robert N. Brigante, 70

Published in the March 17, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Robert Nicholas Brigante, 70, a longtime Wakefield resident died Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Bear Mountain Nursing Home in Reading. Born in Winthrop on July 24, 1949 he was the son of the late Augustus J. and Mildred (Fassano) Brigante. Robert was raised and educated in Orient Heights in Boston and received his bachelor’s degree from Salem State University. He met his wife, Barbara (Rufo) on a blind date in 1968 and the two settled in Wakefield and raised...

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