Wakefield Obituaries

Philip A. Perrone, 87

Posted by on Oct 15, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Philip A. Perrone, 87

Published in the October 15, 2019 edition. CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. — Philip (Phil) Anthony Perrone, 87, of Crystal River, Fla. passed away October 10, 2019 under the loving care of his family and Vitas Hospice. Philip was born on June 7, 1932 in Wakefield, Mass. to the late Anthony and Susan (DeCecca) Perrone. He attended Wakefield public schools and graduated from Wakefield High School in 1950 where he played varsity baseball and basketball. In 1951 Phil joined the U.S. Air Force for four years and served three years in...

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Sandra Margaret Henry-Alvarez, 58

Posted by on Oct 14, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Sandra Margaret Henry-Alvarez, 58

Published in the October 14, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Sandra Margaret Henry-Álvarez, 58, a shining light to all who knew her, departed this earth on Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at the Sawtelle Hospice Home in Reading. Sandra was born in Port Huron, Mich. on October 2, 1961 to Harvey Josiah Henry of Port Huron, Mich. and Maria del Carmen (”Nina”) Álvarez of Madrid, Spain. Her family moved to Puerto Rico when she was four, then to Mexico City at six, and she remained there until finishing high school in...

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Deloris Day Pelletier, 92

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Deloris Day Pelletier, 92

Published in the October 11, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Deloris Day Pelletier, 92, a lifelong Wakefield resident, died on Monday, October 7, 2019 at the Advinia Care in Wilmington. Doll was the beloved wife of the late Donald A. Pelletier and the loving mother of Susan P. Taylor and Sandra P. Gass both of Wakefield, and the late Sally J. Emerson. Mrs. Pelletier was the grandmother of Matthew Emerson, Tarley Taylor and the late Brendan Emerson. Born in Winchester on April 20, 1927, she was the daughter of James E....

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Louise C. Tansino, 90

Posted by on Oct 10, 2019 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Louise C. Tansino, 90

Published in the October 10, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Louise C. Tansino, 90, of Wakefield, died on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Boston on April 27, 1929 and was the daughter of the late Stephen and Thina (Matto) Nassan. Louise was a graduate of Somerville High School Class of 1947. She had been a resident of Wakefield since 2000. Louise was a retired assistant manager at the Somerville Credit Union. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening and reading. Louise...

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Anna T. Tibbetts, 90

Posted by on Oct 9, 2019 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Anna T. Tibbetts, 90

Enjoyed reading, doing puzzles and bingo Published October 9, 2019 READING — Anna T. Tibbetts (Doyle), 90, of Reading, formerly of Stoneham and Lynn died on Friday, October 6, 2019 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Anna was born in Stoneham on July 24, 1929 and was the daughter of the late Charles T. and Agnes (Power) Doyle. Anna was a graduate of St. Patrick High School, Class of 1946. She was a longtime Lynn resident and formerly of Stoneham. She retired from the Lynn Public Schools as a stenographer for...

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Joyce Jones, 87

Posted by on Oct 9, 2019 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Joyce Jones, 87

Loved cooking and hosting friends and family Published October 9, 2019 WAKEFIELD — Joyce Virginia Miller Jones, 87, wife, sister, mother, grandmother, friend was born on August 27, 1932 at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital to Idella May Chase Miller and Louis Alexander Miller. After a long battle with Dementia Joyce has passed on September 17, 2019. Joyce Jones, wife of the late Robert R. Jones is most-lovingly remembered as the loving and caring mother, to a blended family of six; loving grandmother of 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Joyce was raised in...

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Mark H. Simons, 64

Posted by on Oct 8, 2019 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Mark H. Simons, 64

Published in the October 8, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Mark H. Simons, 64, of Wakefield, peacefully entered into rest surrounded by his family on Saturday, October 5, 2019. Beloved husband of Beth Simons. Devoted father of Craig Simons and his wife Stephanie of Austin, Texas, Stephanie Simons of Wakefield, William Davison and his wife Sarah of Waltham, Rebecca Bell and her husband James of Upper Saddle River, N.J., and Tim Davison and his wife Courtney of Waltham. Absolutely adored Papa of Camila Simons, Landry and Lucas Bell. The loving...

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Ernest J. Yamartino Sr., 94

Posted by on Oct 7, 2019 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Ernest J. Yamartino Sr., 94

Published in the October 7, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD – Ernest J. Yamartino, Sr., 94, passed away peacefully on October 4, 2019. He was born on February 17, 1925 to Salvatore Yamartino and Giovannina “Jennie” (Lanzano) Yamartino and was raised in Waltham. He was the beloved husband of 65 years to Dorothy (Hartigan) Yamartino until her death in July 2014. He leaves his six loving children: sons Ernest J. Yamartino, Jr. and his wife Marilyn of Plymouth, James K. Yamartino and his wife Diane of Naples, Fla., William J. Yamartino and...

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Edna M. Gilfeather, 100

Posted by on Oct 4, 2019 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Edna M. Gilfeather, 100

Published in the October 4, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Edna M. Gilfeather, 100, a longtime Wakefield resident died on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at the Beverly Hospital. Born in Melrose on November 4, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Sylvine and Mary (Babin) Bourque. Mrs. Gilfeather was raised and educated in Melrose and was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Melrose. She was a retired technician for Transitron Electronic Corporation in Wakefield and Semicon Inc. in Burlington. Mrs. Gilfeather was an avid Bingo player and...

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Mariane P. Tarnoff, 81

Posted by on Oct 2, 2019 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Mariane P. Tarnoff, 81

Avid candlepin bowler who loved to travel Published October 2, 2019 WAKEFIELD — Mariane P. Tarnoff, 81, a longtime Wakefield resident died Monday, September 30, 2019 at the Care One in Wilmington. Born in Montclair, N.J. on September 21, 1938 she was the daughter of the late John J. and Hedwig (Buchinski) Stone. Mrs. Tarnoff was raised in Montclair, N.J. and was a graduate of Immaculate Conception High School, Class of 1956. Following high school, she went to work for the telephone company. While attending a dance, she met her...

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