Wakefield Obituaries

Aubrey C. Brown Sr., 90

Posted by on Mar 23, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Aubrey C. Brown Sr., 90

Published in the March 23, 2020 edition. MELROSE — Aubrey Clifford “Cliff” Brown Sr., 90, a longtime resident of Melrose, March 21, 2020. Beloved husband of Adelaide Marie (Penney) Brown with whom he shared 68 years of marriage. Devoted father of Aubrey Clifford Brown Jr. and his wife Sheila Driscoll of Melrose, Linda Dalton and her husband William of Wakefield, Lori Brown of Melrose, Dr. Jeffrey Brown and his wife Dr. Lisa Scheib of Merrimack, N.H., Robert Brown and his girlfriend Lisa Minion of Windham, N.H., and Joyce Teixeira...

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Paula Gange, 97

Posted by on Mar 19, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Paula Gange, 97

Published in the March 19, 2020 edition. STONEHAM — Paula (Raso) Gange, 97, a resident of Stoneham, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Paula was born in Boston on July 19, 1922, one of two daughters of the late Salvatore and Josephine (Augello) Raso. A Medford girl, Paula was raised in Medford and graduated from Medford High School where she met her future husband, Anthony Gange. She and Anthony married and stayed in Medford to raise a family of three sons....

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Florence Hayes, 91

Posted by on Mar 18, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Florence Hayes, 91

Enjoyed singing and gardening Published March 18, 2020 WAKEFIELD — Florence Hayes, 91, of Wakefield, formerly of Dorchester, Adams Village and Cohasset, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Born in Dorchester on August 3, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Bertha (Peroneni) Luiselli. The wife of the late James J. Hayes, she was the mother of Stephen Hayes and his wife Ann of Wakefield and Brion Hayes and his wife Meredith of Cohasset. She was also the sister of Madeline Burke of Quincy...

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Katherine M. Buttiglieri, 80

Posted by on Mar 18, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Katherine M. Buttiglieri, 80

Liked traveling to many countries Published March 18, 2020 LYNNFIELD — Katherine “Kay” M. Buttiglieri, 80, of Lynnfield, formerly of Wakefield, died on Monday, March 16, 2020 at the Sunrise Senior Living in Lynnfield. Born in Worcester on September 28, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Alice (Ferro) Papparelli. A Wakefield resident for 49 years before moving to Lynnfield, Kay was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School, Class of 1958. Kay retired from Marshalls as a human resources administrator. After her retirement she helped...

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Robert N. Brigante, 70

Posted by on Mar 17, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Robert N. Brigante, 70

Published in the March 17, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Robert Nicholas Brigante, 70, a longtime Wakefield resident died Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Bear Mountain Nursing Home in Reading. Born in Winthrop on July 24, 1949 he was the son of the late Augustus J. and Mildred (Fassano) Brigante. Robert was raised and educated in Orient Heights in Boston and received his bachelor’s degree from Salem State University. He met his wife, Barbara (Rufo) on a blind date in 1968 and the two settled in Wakefield and raised...

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Lisa V. Abkarian, 34

Posted by on Mar 13, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Lisa V. Abkarian, 34

Published in the March 13, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Lisa V. Abkarian, 34, of Wakefield and formerly of Stoneham died March 2, 2020. She was born at Melrose/Wakefield Hospital on June 8, 1985. She was raised in Stoneham and was a graduate of Stoneham High School, Class of 2003. She enjoyed family time, karaoke, arts, beach and loved animals especially her cat Stella. Survived by her dad, Dikran Abkarian of Wakefield, mom, Shelley A. (Brian) Skinner and stepdad Brian Skinner of Stoneham. She was also the loving sister of...

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Mark A. Pelletier, 72

Posted by on Mar 13, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Mark A. Pelletier, 72

Published in the March 13, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Mark A. Pelletier, 72, of Wakefield died Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the Physicians Regional Hospital in Naples, Florida. Born in Nashua, N.H. on May 7, 1947 he was the son of the late Paul and Malvina (Lapinskas) Pelletier. Mr. Pelletier was raised in Lynn and was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Lynn and St. Anselm’s College in New Hampshire. He had been a Wakefield resident since 1981 and upon retirement, enjoyed spending winters in Naples, Fla. Mr....

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James J. Murphy Jr., 97

Posted by on Mar 12, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on James J. Murphy Jr., 97

Published in the March 12, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — James J. Murphy Jr., 97, formerly of Wayland Rd., Wakefield passed away surrounded by loved ones on March 10, 2020 after a brief stay in the hospital. James was born on November 29, 1922 in Wakefield. A graduate of Wakefield High School and later went to Bryant Stratton Business School. James went on to serve in the Navy during WWII as a radioman on a destroyer. During his service on board the USS Frankford, he served in both the European...

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Madeline H. Austin, 92

Posted by on Mar 12, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Madeline H. Austin, 92

Published in the March 12, 2020 edition. WAKEFIELD — Madeline H. Austin, 92, of Wakefield died on Monday, March 9, 2020 at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital. She was born in Stoneham on April 10, 1927 and was the daughter of the late Welsford and Flora (Stevens) Hiltz. Madeline was raised in Melrose and was a graduate of Melrose High School. She had been a Wakefield resident for over 60 years and was a member of the Wakefield Lynnfield United Methodist Church where she was active in the Women’s Group....

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Muriel L. Bye, 86

Posted by on Mar 11, 2020 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Muriel L. Bye, 86

RN who enjoyed water color painting and gardening Published March 11, 2020 WEST TISBURY — Muriel L. (Doane) Bye, 86, of West Tisbury formerly of Melrose, passed away on Friday evening March 6, 2020 at Care One Wilmington following a brief illness. Muriel was born May 16, 1933 in Oak Bluffs, daughter of the late Arthur J. and Mary (Bonnar) Doane. She was a resident of West Tisbury for many years, previously residing in Melrose. Muriel was a graduate of Melrose High School Class of 1951. She went on...

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