Wakefield Obituaries

Marie M. Kenney

Posted by on Jun 4, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Marie M. Kenney

Published in the June 4, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Marie M. “Kiki” (Palmerino) Kenney, formally of Wakefield, Billerica, and Candia, N.H., passed away on April 24 after a courageous battle with the Wuhan Chinese Virus. Wife of 50 years to the late James Kenney. Daughter of the late Michael and Jeanne Palmerino. Loving mother of her sons John Kenney, Scott Kenney and his wife Nancy of Billerica, James Kenney Jr. and his wife Dawn of Wakefield, and her daughter Debbie Kenney of Reading. Sister to Esther P. Seip of...

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Barbara A. Izzett, 84

Posted by on Jun 3, 2020 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Barbara A. Izzett, 84

Retired hairdresser for Crystal Beauty Salon Published June 3, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Barbara A. Izzett, 84, a lifelong Wakefield resident, died on Monday, June 1, 2020 at the Halycon House in Methuen. Born in Wakefield on May 4, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Vito and Mary (O’Donnell) Carbone. Mrs. Izzett was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1953. She was a retired hairdresser for Crystal Beauty Salon in Wakefield and was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Wakefield. Mrs. Izzett was the wife of...

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Merrill W. Slayton, 78

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Member of Wakefield’s Model Railroad Club Published June 3, 2020 WOBURN — Merrill W. Slayton, 78, of Woburn formerly of Wakefield died on Sunday, May 31, 2020 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. Born in Allston on November 5, 1941, he was the son of the late Merrill P. and Harriett (Fleet) Slayton. Mr. Slayton was raised and educated in Wakefield. He was a retired yard horsler for the B&M and Amtrak railroad. Mr. Slayton was a member of the Wakefield Model Railroad Club. He is survived by his wife Janet C....

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Patricia Connolly, 83

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Published in the June 1, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD – Patricia (Joyce) Connolly, 83, beloved wife of the late William Connolly, passed away peacefully at home on May 27, 2020, surrounded by her family. Born in Winchester to the late George Joyce and Mary (Malloy) Joyce Riley, she was raised in Everett, and lived her later years in Wakefield. Patricia is survived by her sisters, Joanne Werner of Berlin, Md.; Maureen Malcolm of Boxford; Veronica Brancato of West Peabody; and sister-in-law Mariane Riley of Melrose; and predeceased by brothers, George...

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Walter J. Skelton, 71

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Published in the June 1, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD – Walter J. Skelton, 71, of Wakefield died on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at the Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Born in Stoneham on January 15, 1949, he was the son of the late Ralph D. and Mary (Monagle) Skelton. Mr. Skelton was a graduate of North Reading High School. He had served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. Mr. Skelton was a retired metal finisher for Coating Systems in Lowell. He enjoyed spending time with his family. Mr....

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Reverend Dr. Steven Wigall, 69

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Published in the May 28, 2020 edition. LAWRENCE — The Reverend Doctor Steven Ray Wigall, 69, was born in Lindsay, Calif., on April 15, 1951, son of Donald and Irma Wigall. He entered God’s Kingdom on April 23, 2020 from natural causes in Lawrence. He is survived by his wife of nearly 47 years Loleata Bunton Wigall and son Martin Ross Wigall. Lolly and Steve hosted exchange students who are also family; Anke Breusing, Tuija Karanko, Jose Aceituno, Konstantin Guericke, and Synnove Haga. Steve graduated from North High School,...

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Robert Maloney, 87

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Published in the May 28, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Robert M. Maloney, 87, of Wakefield, died Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family. Born in Malden on December 28, 1932 he was the son of the late Patrick and Alice (Forlot) Maloney. Mr. Maloney was born and raised in Malden and was a graduate of Malden Catholic High School, Class of 1950. He then enlisted in the United States Navy and served four years during the Korean War. Upon returning home, Robert received his associate’s degree...

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Mary V. Dumont, 86

Posted by on May 26, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Mary V. Dumont, 86

Published in. the May 26, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Mary V. Dumont, 86, is a life-long resident of Wakefield. She is the daughter of Sara (McGonagle) Muse and Arthur Muse, also of Wakefield. She is predeceased by her husband Arthur L. Dumont and her sister Martha (Muse) Stikeman. Mary is survived by her four children, Dennis L. Dumont and his wife Eileen of Weymouth, Arthur Dumont and his wife Ann of Holyoke, Amy (Dumont) Franklin and her husband David of Whitman, and William Dumont and his wife Kristen of Melrose....

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Frances M. Moore, 91

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Published in. the May 26, 2020 edition. READING – Frances M. Moore, 91, of Reading, formerly of Wakefield, died Thursday, May 21, 2020 in Wayland. Born in Boston on June 26, 1928 she was the daughter of the late Paul and Catherine (Gavin) Conley. Mrs. Moore was raised in Wakefield before moving to Maine. She was a graduate of South Portland High School in Maine. She returned to Wakefield to raise her family and was an active parishioner of St. Joseph Church and was a member of Bear Hill...

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John Davidson Malcolm Jr., 86

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Published in the May 22, 2020 edition. GROTON — John Davidson Malcolm Jr., 86, formally of Lynnfield for 53 years and currently a beloved resident of RiverCourt Residences in Groton, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020. He was the son of the late John D. Malcolm Sr. and Helen (Johnstone) Malcolm. John graduated from Everett High School in 1951 before enlisting in the United States Air Force with service during the Korean War, achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant. After his proud service with the USAF, John went...

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