Wakefield Obituaries

June C. Creesy, 87

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Published in the August 6, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — June C. (Swan) Creesy, 87, of Wakefield, formerly of Beverly, died on July 31, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Charles L. Creesy, with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Cherished mother of David Creesy and his wife, Janice of Merrimac and Robert Creesy and his wife Denyse of Beverly. Predeceased by her daughter, Carolyn Creesy Henderson of Beverly. She will be greatly missed by her five wonderful grandchildren: Alicia Creesy of North Andover, Jennifer Creesy of Salem, and...

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Adrienne L. Markham

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Published in the August 6, 2019 edition. YORK BEACH, Maine — Adrienne L. (Murphy) Markham died August 1 peacefully in her home in York Beach, Maine. Born in Lawrence, Mass. she was the daughter of the late Dennis and Noela (Tremblay) Murphy, and the sister of the late Michael Murphy. Noela was a homemaker and mender in the Lawrence and Billerica mills and both Dennis and Michael were Lawrence Police Officers. Adrienne attended Lawrence Public Schools and graduated high school from Saint Mary’s where she was an A student...

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Eleanor C. Kurkjian, 93

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Published in the August 5, 2019 edition WESTON — Eleanor Camille Kurkjian, 93, of Weston, formerly of Wakefield died Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Providence, R.I. Born in Wakefield on November 14, 1925 she was the daughter of the late Bernardo and Virginia (Frongillo) Tecce. Mrs. Kurkjian was raised and educated in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1943. While working as an executive secretary she met her husband, the late George P. Kurkjian. After a short period of dating, they married and began their...

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Charlotte Green, 96

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Published in the August 2, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Charlotte Catherine Harper Green, 96, a longtime Wakefield resident went to heaven on August 1, 2019 after a period of declining health. Charlotte was born in Wakefield on March 14, 1923, the sixth child of Ira J. and Charlotte E. (Downes) Harper. She loved Wakefield and was happy to spend her entire life in her beloved home town. Charlotte graduated from the Franklin School, almost across the street from her home, then attended Wakefield High graduating with the class of 1941....

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Jean M. Halloran, 91

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Published in the August 2, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Jean Marie Halloran, 91, passed away peacefully on July 30, 2019 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital where she had entered this world 91 years ago on July 18, 1928. A lifelong Wakefield resident, Jean attended St. Joseph’s, St. Patrick’s and then attended and graduated from Wakefield High School, where she was a member of the cheerleading squad. Jean started her working career at Parke Snow’s before taking a long-term full time position at American Mutual Insurance Co. as a section supervisor....

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Patrick J. Caven, 77

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Published in the August 2, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Patrick J. “Jake” Caven, 77, of Wakefield, died on Monday, July 29, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family. Born in Somerville in 1942, he was the son of the late Patrick W. and Hannah (Daly) Caven. Pat lived by one rule – family first. He lived his life in service to others and found no greater joy than being able to lend a helping hand to family and friends or to talk about his children and grandchildren. Mr. Caven...

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Mary N. Russo, 97

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Published in the July 30, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Mary N. Russo, 97, died Sunday, July 28, 2019 at her residence in Wakefield. Born in Boston on August 19, 1921 she was the daughter of the late Michael and Adelaide (Marasca) Mercurio. Mrs. Russo was a 60 year resident of Melrose. Along with her husband, Philip, she raised five children in their home on Meridian Street. Mary was an active member of St. Mary’s Parish in Melrose, and belonged to several ceramic arts groups. She enjoyed knitting, sewing, and an...

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Kenneth W. Carlson, 62

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Published in the July 30, 2019 edition. MARLBOROUGH — Kenneth W. Carlson, 62, a resident of Marlborough, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester. Ken was born in Malden on June 11, 1957, one of four sons of the late William H. Carlson and Patricia I. (McKenna) Carlson. Raised in Wakefield, Ken studied mechanical drafting at Northeast Regional Vocational School where he graduated with the Class of 1975. After graduation, he began a 30 year working career as a Mechanical...

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Brian D. Beaulieu, 74

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Published in the July 29, 2019 edition. LINCOLN, Rhode Island — Brian D. Beaulieu, 74, of Lincoln and Narragansett, Rhode Island, a long-time New England newspaperman, died on his birthday, July 21, 2019 at Rhode Island Hospital. He had been in a coma since July 18, when he was involved in a one-car accident in Narragansett. Alone in the car at that time, he suffered cardiac arrest, lost control of the car, and struck a stone wall. He was married for 39 years to Linda Beaulieu, a food writer,...

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Marjorie E. Dulong, 88

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Published in the July 29, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Marjorie E. Dulong, 88, of Wakefield died Saturday, July 27, 2019 at her residence. Marjorie was born in Winthrop on December 8, 1930 and was the daughter of the late Harry and Bertha M. (Spinney) Sandberg. Marjorie was raised in Saugus and was a longtime Wakefield resident for 54 years. She had worked for the Gallahue’s Market and was an avid bowler and youth bowling instructor. She was a member of the Women’s Bowling Tuesday Morning Fun League. Marjorie was...

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