Wakefield Obituaries

James F. Quinn, 74

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Published in the January 7, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — James F. “Jim” Quinn, 74, of Wakefield, formerly of Somerville, died peacefully Saturday, January 5, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Cambridge on February 26, 1944 he was the son of the late William J. and Helen (Manning) Quinn. Jim was raised in Somerville and was a graduate of Somerville High School and also Boston University, where he played four years of hockey and was team captain his senior year. Jim had served in the U.S....

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Heather M. Winsor, 45

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Published in the January 7, 2019 edition. METHUEN — Heather M. Winsor, 45, of Methuen, formerly of Wakefield, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born on March 4, 1973 and grew up in Wakefield. A graduate of Wakefield High School, Heather also attended UMass in Lowell and North Shore Community College from which she received a degree in Criminal Justice Studies. She worked for a detective agency for a while, then worked for many years at Lifeline, eventually becoming...

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Anne M. Bonanno

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Published in the January 7, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD – Anne M. Bonanno, of Wakefield passed away peacefully with family by her side on January 2, 2019. Born in Everett, she was the daughter of the late Gaspare and Frances (Natale) Castiglione. Anne was a graduate of Everett High School and Boston Business School. She had been a Wakefield resident since 1964. She was a dedicated volunteer for over 40 years at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital working in the gift shop, medical library and pre-admissions testing. She was the wife of the...

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Ormsby Lee Court, Jr., 94

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Published in the January 3, 2019 edition STONEHAM — Ormsby Lee “Bob” Court, Jr., 94, of Stoneham, formerly of Wakefield died on Monday, December 31, 2018 at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital. Born in Medford on May 7, 1924, he was the son of the late Ormsby L. and Winifred R. (Fisk) Court. Mr. Court was a graduate of Stoneham High School, Class of 1942. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a radioman on the Destroyer U.S.S. Hobby in the Pacific. Mr. Court was a...

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Anna Bastian, 70

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Cherished time with family and traveling with her husband Published January 2, 2019 WAKEFIELD — Anna Bastian, 70, of Wakefield, former longtime resident of Melrose, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at the Broward Health Medical Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. on December 24, 2018, after suffering a stroke while on vacation in Jamaica. Anna was born on May 28, 1948 in New York, New York to parents Rudi and Christine Hertwig. She is survived by her husband Richard C. Altonaga, daughter Jen Lansky Meegan and her husband Nickolas...

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Jayne Ashely Davidson, 66

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Published in the December 31, 2018 edition. GOSHEN, Vermont – Jayne Ashley Davidson, 66, died Friday, December 28, 2018, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, Rutland, Vt. Jayne was born in Wakefield, Mass. on April 26, 1952. She was the daughter of Ashley and Priscilla (Tibbetts) Davidson. She grew up in Wakefield where she received her early education and graduated from Wakefield Memorial High School, class of 1970. She received her associates degree from Greenfield (Mass.) Community College. She furthered her education at Castleton College (Vt.) earning her bachelor’s degree,...

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Frank Cataldo, 87

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Published in the December 31, 2018 edition. DANVERS — Frank Cataldo, 87, of Danvers and a former Wakefield resident, died Saturday December 27, 2018 in Beverly. Frank was born in Lynn on June 30, 1931 and was the son of the late John and Pia (Baldini) Cataldo. He was raised in Revere and was a graduate of Revere High School and from Boston University where he was member of the ROTC. He later went on to serve in the Korean War with the United States Air Force. Frank was...

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Thomas F. Wholley, Jr., 68

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Published in the December 28, 2018 edition. METHUEN — Thomas F. Wholley, Jr., 68, of Methuen, formerly of Wakefield, died Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Born in Boston on August 13, 1950 he was the son of the late Thomas F. and Ruth (Powers) Wholley. Mr. Wholley was raised in Everett and was a graduate of Everett High School, Class of 1968 and Lowell Technical Institute, Class of 1972. He was a former Wakefield resident and was a member of St. Joseph Parish. He worked...

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Joyce Dorothy Bergholtz, 78

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Published in the December 28, 2018 edition. ROCKPORT — Joyce Bergholtz, 78, passed away peacefully early Christmas morning at her home in Rockport surrounded by her family. Joyce’s family was her life and we will miss her exuberance and zest for living. Joyce was born on April 7, 1940 in Reading to Joseph and Rita Doherty and graduated from Reading Memorial High School and Westbrook Junior College in Portland, Maine. She was a professional dancer and conducted a dancing school in Lynnfield for several years. She was married to...

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Mario Simeola, Esq., 86

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Published in the December 26, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Mario Simeola, Esq., 86, passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by family on Monday, December 24, 2018 in Wakefield. Mario is survived by his wife, Viola, his children, Lisa Dalbec and her late husband Stephen Dalbec of North Reading, Mark Simeola and his wife Susan of Melrose, his grandchildren, Michael Simeola and his wife Kate of Wakefield, Andrew Dalbec of North Reading, Stacey Lucchesi and her husband Andreas of Reading, and Caroline Dalbec of North Reading. Mario was born...

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