Wakefield Obituaries

Gerard J. Graziano, 80

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

Published in the January 23, 2017 edition WAKEFIELD — Gerard J. Graziano, 80, of Wakefield died Saturday, January 21, at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. Born in Brooklyn, New York on June 22, 1936, he was the son of the late Pasquale and Dominica (Lombino) Graziano. Mr. Graziano was raised in Brooklyn, NY, before moving to Malden, where he graduated from Malden High School in 1954. He later enlisted in the United States Army. An avid sports fan, Mr. Graziano never forgot his New York roots and remained a diehard Yankees fan. In his spare time...

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Peter G. Tine, 91

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

Published in the January 23, 2017 edition VENICE, Florida – Peter G. (Pete) Tine of Venice, Florida, a native and longtime resident of Wakefield, passed away peacefully at Venice Hospital on January 11. He was 91. The beloved husband of Joan Connor Tine for 62 years and devoted father of Nancy Tine Shaer and her husband James Shaer of Melrose, Pete is survived by his wife, daughter and brother, Victor Tine and his wife Helen of Hampton, NH. He was the cherished son of the late Salvatore Tine and Maria Penna Tine, dear brother of the late...

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Helen E. Wilder-Wadland, 95

Posted by on Jan 20, 2017 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off

Published in the January 20, 2017 edition. WAKEFIELD — Helen E. Wilder-Wadland, 95, of Wakefield died Wednesday, January 18 in Wakefield. She was born in Malden on September 16, 1921 and was the daughter of the late David and Isabelle (Irving) Flanagan. Helen was raised in Melrose and was a graduate of Melrose High School and later from the Katherine Gibbs School of Boston. She had been a longtime Wakefield resident and a summer resident of Bow Lake, NH. She was retired from the former American Mutual Insurance Company of Wakefield and was a...

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Adam T. Audet, 22

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

Published in the January 20, 2017 edition. YORK, Maine — Adam T. Audet, 22, formerly of Wakefield, MA passed away on Friday, January 13. He was born April 23, 1994 in Melrose, a son of Edmond J. and Kim H. (Furness) Audet III. He attended the Wakefield school system and had graduated from York High School in Maine in 2013. Adam loved fishing with his dad and friends, and was an avid hockey player, but most of all Adam loved spending time with his family. While working hard to overcome his addiction he helped many people along the way. He...

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Barbara Delcore

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

Published in the January 20, 2017 edition. WAKEFIELD — Barbara (Putzel) Delcore of Wakefield died on Wednesday, January 18. She was the beloved daughter of the late Daniel and Lorraine Putzel. Barbara received a Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University Law School and a bachelor of science degree from Simmons College and was formerly a member of the Massachusetts Bar. She was the loving wife of Joseph Delcore of Wakefield; devoted and beloved mother of Deborah McGovern of Wakefield, Christine Delcore and her husband Jeffrey Lee of Lowell,...

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Robert L. Wixted

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off

Published in the January 19, 2017 edition. NORTHBOROUGH — Robert Lundstrom Wixted, known as Bob, died on January 16 at Coleman House in Northborough following a brief illness. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carolyn Conley Wixted; his brother Tim Wixted of Harbert, MI; his daughter Ellen Wixted and son-in-law Frank Renna of Bainbridge Island, WA; his daughter Beth Wixted Carpenter and son-in-law Tim Carpenter of Cazenovia, NY; his son John (Jack) Wixted and daughter-in-law Kristen Donovan Wixted of Northborough; his daughter Susan...

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Kevin M. Hanson, 37

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off

Graduated from WMHS in 1997 Published in the January 18, 2017 edition LYNN — Kevin M. Hanson, 37, of Lynn, and formerly of Wakefield, died Sunday, January 15, at his residence. Born in Melrose on August 7, 1979, he was the son of Michael O. Hanson of Seabrook, NH and Donna A. (Frey) Hanson of Lynn. Kevin was raised in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield Memorial High School, Class of 1997. Most recently he had been working on livery cars for Black Tie Limousine in Haverhill. A very talented artist, Kevin enjoyed working with his hands;...

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Patricia Fotino, 82

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off

Master craftswoman, seamstress Published in the January 18, 2017 edition WAKEFIELD — Patricia Ann (Pari) Fotino, 82 of Wakefield passed away peacefully at the Kaplan Hospice House in Danvers on January 16, surrounded by her family. Born in Lynn on March 16, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Stella (Legere) Pari, of Maine and Canada, respectively. The eldest of 13 children, Patricia spent her childhood in Lynn, attending school and helping with her 12 younger siblings who she held close in her heart. She leaves behind her sister...

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Lucy Walker, 98

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off

Published in the January 17, 2017 edition. SALEM — Lucy (Dinn) Walker, 98, of Salem, and formerly of Stoneham, North Reading, Dorchester and Gloucester, died Thursday, January 12, at The Lafayette in Marblehead. Born in Gloucester on November 8, 1918, she was the daughter of the late James and Mary Lillian (Carew) Dinn. Lucy was raised in Gloucester and Dorchester and graduated from St. Patrick’s High School in Boston. Lucy worked as a housekeeper at Carney Hospital in Dorchester and during World War II as a welder. She was a former resident...

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Francis W. Nugent, 90

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off

Published in the January 17, 2017 edition. WAKEFIELD — Francis W. “Fran” Nugent, a resident of Wakefield and formerly of Chelsea, passed away peacefully at the West Revere Health Center on Thursday, January 12, at 90 years of age. Fran was born and raised in Chelsea, one of five children of the late Francis and Elizabeth (Hanlon) Nugent. Fran attended Chelsea schools and was graduated from Chelsea High School, Class of 1944. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during World War II and was honorably discharged. He returned to Chelsea and...

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