Wakefield Obituaries

Raymond G. Girardin, 84

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Published in the March 4, 2019 edition. AMHERST — Wakefield native Ray Girardin, 84, actor, took his final bow on Feb. 28, 2019 in Amherst after a mercifully short battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Ray is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marlene, his son Michael of Vancouver, Canada, his beloved baby sister Nancy Benjamin and her husband Gary of Newton, N.H., and brother-in-law Norton Juster, also of Amherst. Ray was predeceased by his son Donny, sister-in-law Jeanne Juster and brothers Ronald and Allen Girardin, who were also sons...

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Paul K. Burbine, Jr., 77

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Published in the March 4, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Paul K. Burbine, Jr., 77, of Wakefield died on Friday, March 1, 2019 at the Winchester Hospital. Paul was born in Wakefield on August 5, 1941 and was the son of the late Paul K. and Helen (Foley) Burbine. Paul was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1959. He later graduated from Northeastern University and earned a master’s degree from Clark University. Paul had worked for Standish Lithographers of Boston and then spent many...

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Mary Rubino, 95

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Published in the March 4, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Mary Grace Rubino, 95, of Wakefield and formerly of Melrose died Thursday February 28, 2019 in Peabody. Mary was born in Boston on November 11, 1923 and was the daughter of the late James and Mary (Serino) Sarni. Mary was raised in Melrose and was a graduate St. Mary’s Academy and later from Boston University. She was a member of the American Association of University Women, past member of the Women’s Board of the Don Orion Home in East Boston, the...

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Beatrice S. Kupiec

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Published in the March 4, 2019 edition. JENSEN BEACH, Fla. — Beatrice S. Kupiec of Jensen Beach, Florida formerly of Wakefield died on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at her home. Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Silvio J. and Marie (Ferrette) Fuccione. Bea was a long time Wakefield resident before moving to Jensen Beach, Florida. Bea retired from the Wakefield Public Schools where she worked in the Administrative Offices of the Wakefield High School. She particularly enjoyed her years working alongside  “DJ” in the work study...

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Salvatore Santorelli, 74

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Published in the March 1, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Salvatore Santorelli, 74, of Wakefield died on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Born in Paternopoli, Avellino, Italy on November 25, 1944, he was the son of the late Pasquale and Palmira (Petruzzo) Santorelli. Mr. Santorelli was raised in Paternopoli, Avellino, Italy. He moved to Woburn in 1965 and had been a Wakefield resident since 1973. Mr. Santorelli was the owner of Santorelli Construction Company in Wakefield. He enjoyed gardening, wine making and playing bocce....

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Mario R. Miller, 26

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Mario R. Miller, 26

Published in the February 28, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Mario R. Miller, a 26, lifelong resident of Wakefield, died unexpectedly, February 25, 2019. Born in Melrose, Mario was the beloved son of Maria Sallese of Wakefield and Maurice “Reggie” Miller, his wife Janet of Kingston, N.H. He was raised and educated in Wakefield and a graduate of Wakefield Memorial High School Class of 2011. From a young age, Mario had a love and talent for soccer. He continued to excel in the sport and served as Captain and goalkeeper...

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Adele J. McDonnell, 92

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Enjoyed swimming, traveling and dancing Published February 27, 2019 PEABODY — Adele J. (DiNardo) McDonnell, 92, of Peabody, died early Monday morning, Feb. 25 at the Brudnick Center for Living in Peabody following a lengthy illness. She was the devoted wife of the late James J. McDonnell, former Deputy Fire Chief in Peabody. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Josephine (Mariano) DiNardo. She was raised and educated in Beverly and was a graduate of Beverly High School, class of 1943. She also received...

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David A. Curran, 71

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Published in the February 26, 2019 edition. PORT RICHEY, Florida — David Alan Curran, 71, passed away at his home on February 21, 2019. David was born in Wakefield, Mass. on November 18, 1947, to the late William and Margaret Curran. He graduated from Wakefield High School in 1966. As a teenager, he worked at Pleasure Island on the “Jenny cars” where he met his future wife, Kathy Farnham of Maine. After graduation from high school, David joined the Navy where he served on the USS Wasp from 1966 –...

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Michael Faragi, 84

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Published in the February 26, 2019 edition. NEW HAMPTON, N.H. — Michael Faragi, 84, of New Hampton, N.H. died February 21, 2019 at Lakes Region General hospital, in Laconia, N.H. Born in Saugus, Mass. on February 17, 1935, he was the son of Philip and Damiana (Ferro) Faragi. Michael grew up in Saugus and attended Saugus Schools. He was a resident of Wakefield, Mass. for many years. He has been a resident of New Hampton since 1997. Michael worked as a serviceman for Boston Filter, in Charlestown, Mass. for...

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Kathryn Curran, 90

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Published in the February 25, 2019 edition. WAKEFIELD — Kathryn “Jean” Curran, 90, of Wakefield died peacefully, Thursday, February 21, 2019 at her residence. Born in Wakefield on June 30, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Thomas E. and Margaret L. (Murphy) Cassidy. Jean was a lifelong Wakefield resident and was a member of St. Joseph Parish. She was married to the former Captain of the Wakefield Fire Department, the late Charles C. Curran, and together they raised their family, of which she was truly a matriarch,...

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