Wakefield Obituaries

Susanjo Caira, 54

Posted by on Aug 16, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Susanjo Caira, 54

Published in the August 16, 2018 edition. MELROSE — Susanjo (Leavy) Caira, 54, passed away at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center on Saturday morning, August 11, 2018 with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of Brian Caira. Sue was born in Malden. She was raised and educated in Melrose and a 1981 graduate of Melrose High School. It was while working at her first job out of high school that she would meet her future husband Brian. They married on September 25, 1988. They...

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James A. Andaralo, 27

Posted by on Aug 13, 2018 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on James A. Andaralo, 27

Published in the August 13, 2018 edition. BRIGHTON — James A. Andaralo, 27, of Brighton and a former Wakefield, resident died Friday, August 10, 2018. James was born in Minsk, Belarus on August 11, 1990 and was the beloved son of Alexander and Elena (Shavel) Andaralo of Wakefield. James and his family came to the United States when he was six years of age and lived in Malden and later Wakefield where he graduated from Wakefield Memorial High School in 2009. While at WMHS he was a member of...

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Marcia Hicks, 63

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Published in the August 13, 2018 edition. BLOOMFIELD, Conn. — Marcia Jean (Troughton) Hicks, 63, of Bloomfield, beloved wife of 37 years of Chester Hicks, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Born on February 28, 1955 in Arlington, Mass. to John Troughton and the late Betty (Chandler) Troughton, she was raised in Wakefield, Mass. and has been a Bloomfield resident for over 37 years. Marcia was a voracious reader and an avid Boston Red Sox fan. She also enjoyed traveling throughout the country with her husband and...

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Marjorie M. Fazio, 78

Posted by on Aug 9, 2018 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Marjorie M. Fazio, 78

Published in the August 9, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Marjorie M. Fazio, 78, a longtime resident of Wakefield, died Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Born in Wakefield on June 26, 1940, she was the daughter of Rubin and Irene (Bennett) Surette. Mrs. Fazio was raised and educated in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1958. She was a past parishioner at St. Joseph Church. She and her husband had owned and operated the family restaurant Fazio’s in...

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Jane I. Tropeano, 87

Posted by on Aug 9, 2018 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Jane I. Tropeano, 87

Published in the August 9, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Jane Isabelle Tropeano, 87, of Wakefield died Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at her home following a long period of failing health. Mrs. Tropeano was born in Saint Leonard, New Brunswick, Canada on January 29, 1931 and was the daughter of the late Richard H. and Isabelle (Simon) Bradbury. She was raised in Lynn and was a graduate of Lynn English High School and later, first in her class from Mansfield Beauty Academy after which she worked many years as a...

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Robert H. Greabell, Jr.

Posted by on Aug 7, 2018 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Robert H. Greabell, Jr.

Published in the August 7, 2018 edition. NORTH READING — Robert H. “Bob” Greabell, Jr. of North Reading, August 5, 2018. Beloved husband of Jeanne (Donovan). Father of Meghan Wilhelmi and her husband JohnPaul of Wakefield. Brother of Richard Greabell and his wife Gladys of N.Y. Grandfather of John Robert “Jack” Wilhelmi. Funeral service in the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St., (corner of Park St. and Rte. 28), North Reading, at the Reading line on Thursday, August 9 at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends may visit with the...

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Jennie F. Boccelli, 95

Posted by on Aug 3, 2018 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Jennie F. Boccelli, 95

Published in the August 3, 2018 edition PEABODY — Jennie F. Boccelli, 95, of Peabody, formerly of Lynn, died on July 31, 2018 at her home in Peabody surrounded by her loving family. Born in Boston on May 19, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Filippo and Damiana (Ferro) Faragi. Mrs. Boccelli was raised and educated in Saugus. She had worked as a stitcher for L.B. Evans Shoe Company in Wakefield and Wain Manufacturing in Lynn. Mrs. Boccelli’s (Sigibelle as she was lovingly called by her daughters)...

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Maralyn Dragonetti, 74

Posted by on Aug 3, 2018 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Maralyn Dragonetti, 74

Published in the August 3, 2018 edition SAUGUS — Maralyn Frances Dragonetti, 74, a lifelong Saugus resident, died on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at the Brightview Senior Living in Wakefield. Born in Malden on July 12, 1944, she was the daughter of the late David L. and Dorothy M. (Leary) Maher. Mrs. Dragonetti was a graduate of Saugus High School, Class of 1962 and Essex Agricultural School. She was a member of the Melrose Arts & Crafts Club and the Wakefield Arts & Crafts Club. Mrs. Dragonetti was the wife...

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Ruth Rich, 95

Posted by on Aug 1, 2018 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Ruth Rich, 95

Longtime Lynnfield resident Published in the August 1, 2018 edition LYNNFIELD — Ruth M. “Ruthie” “GG” Rich, 95, formerly of Lynnfield, passed peacefully Tuesday morning July 31, 2018. She was the daughter of the late William and Delia (Gaouette) Cook. She was the beloved wife of the late George H. “Bud” Rich, Jr. She was the loving mother of Barbara Barnes, Thomas and Electa Rich, Edward and Susan Rich, and Kenneth and Donna Rich. She was proud grandmother of Laurie Maglio, Brian Rich, Nancy Houle, Jeremy Rich, Christopher Rich,...

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Doris T. O’Neil, 87

Posted by on Jul 31, 2018 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Doris T. O’Neil, 87

Published in the July 31, 2018 edition WAKEFIELD — Doris T. O’Neil, 87, of Wakefield, formerly of Lynnfield and Everett, died Monday, July 30 at the Brightview Senior Living Center in Wakefield. Born in Everett on September 3, 1930 she was the daughter of the late Walter and Bridget (Southwell) Seward. Mrs. O’Neil was raised in Everett and was a graduate of Immaculate Conception High School in Revere, Class of 1948. She had worked for many years as a secretary at American Mutual Insurance in Wakefield. She began her...

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