Wakefield Obituaries

Anne G. Stelluto, 103

Posted by on Jul 14, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Anne G. Stelluto, 103

Published in the July 14, 2020 edition. LYNNFIELD — Anne G. Stelluto, 103, a longtime resident of Lynnfield, died Thursday, July 9, 2020 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.  She was born and raised in Newark, N.J. and she was the daughter of the late Anthony F. and Rose (Luciani) Gengo. After graduating high school, she worked as a secretary for several years. During the WWII era, Anne and her sisters were writing letters daily to her brother and all the young men from the neighborhood that were...

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Margaret M. McGregor, 82

Posted by on Jul 13, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Margaret M. McGregor, 82

Published in the July 13, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Margaret M. McGregor, 82, a lifelong Wakefield resident, died on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at her home. She was born in Wakefield on April 4, 1938 and was the daughter of the late Percy C. and Lillian (Baril) McWhinnie. Margaret was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1956. She was a retired cafeteria worker at Wakefield High School and also worked at the former Colonial Spa in downtown Wakefield. Margaret enjoyed spending time with her family and volunteering...

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Sandra A. Goodwin, 50

Posted by on Jul 10, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Sandra A. Goodwin, 50

Published in the July 10, 2020 edition. NIANTIC, Conn. — Sandra A. Goodwin, 50 of Niantic, Conn., formerly of Wakefield passed away following a brief illness on Monday July 6 2020, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in New London, Connecticut surrounded by loved ones. Born in Melrose, October 17, 1969 she was the daughter of Richard J. and Joan M. (Ahern) Goodwin of Wakefield. Sandra was a graduate of Wakefield Memorial High School class of 1987. Throughout high school, she was involved in the theater arts, performing in a variety...

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Charles M. Rollins, 66

Posted by on Jul 9, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Charles M. Rollins, 66

Published in the July 9, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Charles M. Rollins, 66, of Wakefield, died on Sunday, July 5, 2020 surrounded by his family at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. Born in Malden on November 26, 1953, he was the son of the late Charles and Marie (Cassie) Rollins. Charlie was a graduate of Pope John High School in Everett, Salem State College and earned his master’s degree from Suffolk University. He was a retired accountant for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Charlie had been a Wakefield...

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Sophie A. Campinell, 86

Posted by on Jul 6, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Sophie A. Campinell, 86

Published in the July 6, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD – Sophie A. Campinell, 86, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Born in Arlington on June 5, 1934 she was the daughter of Xenophon Gounaris and Helen (Deleyanis) Gounaris. Sophie (Sophia) lived in Somerville, where she met the love of her life Frank (Campi) Campinell at a high school football game. Sophie and Frank were married for 66 years until Frank’s passing, on April 25, 2020. Sophie graduated from Somerville High School, worked as a teller for...

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Robert M. Coles, 91

Posted by on Jul 1, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Robert M. Coles, 91

Army Air Corp. and U.S. Air Force veteran of WWII and Korean era Published July 1, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Robert M. Coles, 91, died March 30, 2020 at the Brightview Assisted Living in Wakefield. Born in Malden on August 20, 1928 he was the son of the late Charles F. and Ethel (Kennedy) Coles. Mr. Coles was raised and educated in Malden. He served in the Army Air Corp. and the United States Air Force during World War II and the Korean era. He had retired as an engineer...

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Joan M. Coles, 87

Posted by on Jul 1, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Joan M. Coles, 87

Former sales representative for Paul K. Guillow Co. Published July 1, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Joan M. Coles, 87, of Wakefield died March 25, 2020 at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington. Born in Everett on June 30, 1932 she was the daughter of the late Arthur J. and Gertrude E. (Timmins) Bradley. Mrs. Coles was raised in Medford and was a graduate of Medford High School, Class of 1951. She had worked for and retired as a sales representative from the Paul K. Guillow Co. of Wakefield. She...

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In memorium Leith Leard, 96

Posted by on Jun 26, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on In memorium Leith Leard, 96

Published in the June 26, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Another member of the World War II generation has passed. Leith Harpell Leard, 96, quietly left us on May 6, 2019 due to ongoing health issues. His story started in Everett on June 24, 1923, the only son of Leith L. and Una M. Leard. After graduating high school there and briefly attending Wentworth College in Boston he joined the Navy during World War II where he served as a sonar technician aboard the Atlantic Sub-Chaser SC-1293. His fiancé Olga Jalowick...

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Rita Ann Nason, 84

Posted by on Jun 24, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Rita Ann Nason, 84

Loved summers in Wells, Maine Published June 24, 2020 MELROSE — Rita Ann (Grifone) Nason, 84, passed away at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on June 21, 2020 after a brief battle with cancer. She wanted everyone to know that she was strong during her illness. Rita was born in East Boston on July 31, 1935, was raised in East Boston and graduated from East Boston High School. Mrs. Nason has been a resident of Melrose for over 55 years where she was a longtime member of Most Blessed Sacrament Church, a...

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Mary G. Shea, 77

Posted by on Jun 23, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Mary G. Shea, 77

Published in the June 23, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Mary G. Shea, 77, of Wakefield died peacefully on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her six devoted children after a courageous battle. Mary was born in Somerville on October 9, 1942 and was the daughter of the late Lawrence H. and Mary G. (Campbell) Connors, Jr. Mary was raised in Somerville and was a graduate of Medford High School. After moving through several locations along the east coast with her husband and family, they settled first...

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