Wakefield Obituaries

Carolyn M. Bohling, 81

Posted by on Jun 14, 2019 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Carolyn M. Bohling, 81

Published in the June 14, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Carolyn M. Bohling, 81, of Wakefield, formerly of Melrose died June 12, 2019 at the New England Tufts Medical Center. Born in Somerville on April 6, 1938 she was the daughter of the late Oscar W. and Dorothy (Martin) Kievenaar. Carolyn was raised in Melrose and attended Melrose High School. She met her husband, John C. Bohling, at a Baptist church group and they married and settled in Wakefield in 1959. She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary...

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Richard M. Connors, 65

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Published in the June 13, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Richard M. Connors, 65, a lifelong resident of Wakefield died Thursday June 6, 2019 at his home in Wakefield. Born in Everett, February 5, 1954 he was the son of the late William R. and Margaret M. (Sullivan) Connors. Richard was a graduate of Wakefield High School class of 1972. He was an accomplished scholar and was a member of Mensa International. He went on to further his education at Boston College. Richard is survived by his brother William R. Connors,...

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Jean Marie Palmerino, 89

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Published June 12, 2019 Avid knitter and member of St. Joseph Parish WAKEFIELD — Jean Marie Palmerino, 89, of Wakefield died Sunday, June 9, 2019 at the Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley in Billerica. Born in Beverly Farms on March 22, 1930 she was the daughter of the late Zopito and Celeste (Zardelli) Acciavatti. Mrs. Palmerino was raised in Beverly Farms and was a graduate of Beverly High School. After getting married, she moved to Wakefield in 1960. She was an avid knitter and a member of St....

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Genevieve Lenehan, 96

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Enjoyed long drives along Route 27 and entertaining Published June 12, 2019 WAKEFIELD — Genevieve “Jimi” Butler Lenehan, 96, of Wakefield, formerly of Malden, passed to her eternal rest on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Bear Hill Nursing Center in Wakefield. Jimi was born in Malden on April 29, 1923 to the late James H. Butler and Lillian Thorne Butler. She was a devoted sister to the late Eunice Strasser of Liberty, N.Y. and Pauline Noble of San Francisco, Calif. Jimi was a loving mother to the late Albert...

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Priscilla J. Druce, 78

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Published in the June 11, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Priscilla J. Druce, 78 of Wakefield died at her home on Friday, June 7, 2019. Born in Medford, January 16, 1941 she was the daughter of the late Walter J. and Lillian E. (Lynch) Corbett. Priscilla was raised in Somerville and graduated from Somerville High School in 1958 and the former Boston City Hospital School of Nursing 1961. She moved to the United Kingdom in 1969 where she raised her family. She returned to America in 1992 and lived in...

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Joyce A. Petrino, 76

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Published in the June 11, 2019 edition. MELROSE — Joyce A. Petrino, 76, Melrose resident, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019 with her family by her side at Winchester Hospital. Born in Melrose on October 24, 1942, Joyce is one of two children of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Lattanzi. She grew up in Everett and graduated from Everett High School in 1960. In her earlier years, she enjoyed spending summers with her family on the Cape. Joyce would meet and later marry her beloved Philip M....

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David J. Nichols, 61

Posted by on Jun 10, 2019 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on David J. Nichols, 61

Published in the June 10, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — David J. Nichols, 61, longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 7, 2019 at High Pointe House in Haverhill. Born in Boston on November 1, 1957, David is one of three children of the late Robert S. and Joyce (Houlder) Nichols. He grew up in Reading, attending Reading High School. There, he developed a love of gymnastics and music, taking up the drums and the guitar. He would go on to play those instruments throughout his life....

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Robert A. Caissie, 85

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Published in the June 10, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Robert A. Caissie, 85, of Wakefield and formerly of Reading, Peabody and Lynn, died on Thursday, June 6, at the Wakefield Care Center. Born in Chelsea on July 7, 1933, he was the son of the late Fidele and Mary Caissie. Mr. Caissie was a graduate of Malden Catholic High School. He had been a Wakefield resident since 2001 and retired in 1999 from the North Reading Post Office as a postal clerk. Mr. Caissie is survived by his two daughters,...

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Albert N. Kenrick, Sr., 77

Posted by on Jun 7, 2019 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Albert N. Kenrick, Sr., 77

Published in the June 7, 2019 edition. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Albert N. Kenrick, Sr., 77, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., formerly of Wakefield and North Reading, Mass. passed away in his sleep on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at the Sterling Aventura Assisted Living Center in Miami. He was born in Stoneham, Mass. on March 8, 1942. He was the son of the late Edwin M. and Hazel A. (Frazer) Kenrick. Al was a graduate of North Reading High School, Class of 1959. He was a longtime resident of Wakefield,...

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Veronica E. Barry, 97

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Published in the June 7, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Veronica (Ronnie) E. Barry, 97, of Wakefield, Vero Beach, Fla., Melrose, and most recently Stoneham, passed away peacefully on Friday evening, May 31, 2019 at Life Care Center of Stoneham. Ronnie was born in Boston on April 13, 1922, to Paul E and Mary A (Hingston) Tedesco. She grew up in East Boston and later Somerville. After graduating from high school, she worked in a box factory in Somerville where she met and worked for her future husband John Kevin...

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