Wakefield Obituaries

John J. Hoare, 70

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off

Published in the March 24, 2017 edition. STONEHAM — John J. Hoare, 70, of Stoneham, formerly of Wakefield, died at his home on Friday, St. Patrick’s Day, March 17. Born in Boston, March 28, 1946, he was the son of the late James J. and Mary T. (Walsh) Hoare of Brighton, formerly of Galway, Ireland. John was a graduate of St. Sebastian’s in Needham, Boston College and Boston College School of Law, where he graduated Cum Laude. He worked as a corporate attorney for the former American Mutual Life Insurance Company for 15 years. He was a...

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Gladys Irene Corbett

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Published in the March 24, 2017 edition. WAKEFIELD — Gladys Irene Corbett was born in Blackburn, UK, on May 5, 1927. She died on March 17. She had a wonderful life. She was the daughter of Rose (Henry) and Sidney Terry and beloved wife of Everett E. Corbett. She is survived by her two loving and devoted children, Barry E. Corbett and Donna I. Corbett of Wakefield; her surviving brother Peter Terry and his wife Lena and their family in Dallas, Texas; her nephews Robin Terry and his wife Kathryn, and Martin Terry, his wife Jill and their...

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George E. Weldon

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off

Published in the March 23, 2017 edition. BURLINGTON — George Edward Weldon passed away peacefully, after a long illness, on March 21. He was born in East Greenwich, RI, and was the only child of George and Helen (Perry) Weldon. He grew up in Medford and graduated from Medford High School. He enlisted in the Army after high school and served in World War II. After the war, he went to Boston University and earned his bachelor of science degree. Over the years he returned to Boston University to earn two master degrees in Political Science and...

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Nancy B. Gould, 66

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off

Published in the March 23, 2017 edition. WAKEFIELD — Nancy B. Gould, 66, of Wakefield passed away on Thursday, February 23, at the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital. Born in Winchester on August 23, 1950, she was the daughter of the late George J. and Florence P. (Blair) Gould. Nancy was vice president of her 1969 graduating class at Wakefield High School. After graduating, she attended nursing school in Florida to become a L.P.N. Through the YMCA in Wakefield, she was a foreign exchange student in South America. Nancy was the loving sister of Cheryl...

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Michael Haver, 19

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off

Son of local man was studying architecture at Wentworth Published in the March 22, 2017 edition MILFORD — Michael Jorge Paulino Haver, 19, of Milford died unexpectedly Friday, March 17, at his residence. Michael was born in Boston, the proud son of local resident William G. Haver II and of Ana Paula Paulino of Milford. He attended Milford public schools, graduating from Milford High School, Class of 2016. He was presently attending Wentworth Institute of Technology majoring in Architecture. Michael enjoyed playing on the Milford Little...

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Mary Daniels

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off

Life Member of the Wakefield Democratic Town Committee Published in the March 22, 2017 edition WAKEFIELD — Mary Therese (Sawyer) Daniels passed away at her home on Monday, March 20, surrounded by her family. A longtime resident of Wakefield, Mrs. Daniels served as the gubernatorial appointee to the Wakefield Housing Authority, having been appointed by former Governor Deval Patrick on July 9, 2008. Mrs. Daniels was a member of the Wakefield Garden Club, a director of the Hartshorne House Association, a volunteer with the Salvation Army...

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Paul R. MacKinnon, 55

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off

Change in memorial service time Published in the March 22, 2017 edition READING — Paul Robert MacKinnon, 55, passed away suddenly on March 13 at his home in Reading. He was born on April 27, 1961 in Melrose to the late Peter and Kathleen (Oldham) MacKinnon. Paul grew up in Wakefield. He worked at H&H Industrial Truck in Woburn and Abel Womack as a forklift truck mechanic for many years. Paul was an avid fisherman and enjoyed all types of fishing. Plum Island had a special place in Paul’s heart growing up there as a child and spent many...

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John V. Moriana, 77

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off

Published in the March 21, 2017 edition. WAKEFIELD — John Vincent Moriana, 77, of Wakefield passed away peacefully on Monday, March 20, at the Sawtelle Hospice House after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. John was born on June 2, 1939 in Boston and was the son of the late Felix Moriana and Adolorata Fisk. John was raised by his mother in “The Gulch“ on Valley Street in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School’s Class of 1958. John was a career-long employee of Chomerics Corporation in Woburn where he was a production...

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Paul R. MacKinnon, 55

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off

Published in the March 20, 2017 edition. READING — Paul Robert MacKinnon, 55, passed away suddenly on March 13 at his home in Reading. He was born on April 27, 1961 in Melrose to the late Peter and Kathleen (Oldham) MacKinnon. Paul grew up in Wakefield. He worked at H&H Industrial Truck in Woburn and Abel Womack as a forklift truck mechanic for many years. Paul was an avid fisherman and enjoyed all types of fishing. Plum Island had a special place in Paul’s heart growing up there as a child and spending many summer days throughout his...

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Ernest F. Spicer Jr., 78

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off

Published in the March 20, 2017 edition. SAUGUS — Ernest F. Spicer Jr., 78, of Saugus and formerly of Wakefield, died Saturday, March 11, at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. Born November 7, 1938, he was the son of the late Ernest Spicer Sr. and Dorothy L. (Hoaglund) Spicer. Mr. Spicer was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of 1956. He later enlisted in the United States Air Force. He was a longtime Wakefield resident and was a past member of the First Parish Congregational Church. He was the brother of...

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