Lynnfield Obituaries

Albert Carrasco, 87

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

U.S. Marine served in Korean War Published in the June 21, 2017 edition GLOUCESTER — Albert R. “AI” Carrasco, 87, of Gloucester, husband of Anne M. (Simon) Carrasco, passed away, on Saturday, June 17, 2017, with his loving family at his side. Al was born in Roslindale, Massachusetts on January 14, 1930, and was the son of the late Rossiter C. and Frances V. (Richter) Carrasco. He was a graduate of Roslindale High School with the Class of 1947. Al enlisted with the U.S. Marines, attaining the rank of Sgt., and was extremely proud to have...

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Carolyn H. Miller, 80

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Shared laughter and good times with family and friends Published in the June 14, 2017 edition FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Carolyn Hope Miller, 80, passed on June 5, 2017 at the Holy Cross Catholic Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Surrounded by her children, Pamela, Scott and Jay, she passed peacefully with them at her bedside with the gentle melody of Frank Sinatra playing in the background. Carolyn Hope Cummings was born on September 1, 1936 to Chester and Rose Cummings in Melrose, Mass. She married Edwin Miller in July 1961 in Melrose and...

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Deborah Ann Visco

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

LHS graduate had a thirst for life Published in the May 31, 2017 edition NORTH ANDOVER — Deborah Ann Visco, of North Andover and formerly of Lynnfield and Bradford, passed away on Sunday, May 28, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 17 months after a Stage IV ovarian cancer diagnosis. Deborah astounded doctors, family and friends with her drive to both beat cancer and live an active and purposeful life despite the diagnosis. She shared her life for nearly four decades with Terry Dunham adding cat, Maks, to the household more recently. She...

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Milan M. ‘Frank’ Zilinek, 86

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off

Marine captain during Korean War traveled the world as Gillette salesman Published in the May 31, 2017 edition LYNNFIELD — Milan M. “Frank” Zilinek, 86, of Lynnfield, died on Monday, May 22, 2017 at the Atrium Assisted Living in Danvers. Born in Marianna, Pennsylvania on June 10, 1930, he was the son of the late Ralph and Justina (Gajar) Zilinek. As a young child his family moved to the Bronx, New York where he spent his formative years. Mr. Zilinek was a graduate of Cardinal Hayes High School in New York, Class of 1948, and Fordham...

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John Melto, 77

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off

Mercedes-Benz expert founded John’s Foreign Car Service, Inc. of Wakefield Published in the May 31, 2017 edition NORTH READING — John Melto, 77, of North Reading, formerly of Lynnfield, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 29, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. John was the devoted husband of Yolanda (Gergely) Melto, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage. John was born on January 22, 1940, in Budapest, Hungary, the son of the late John and Maria Melto. In 1957, at the tender age of 17, John fled his native country for Germany...

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Patricia V. O’Donnell, 81

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off

Generously made her home a haven for family, friends Published in the May 10, 2017 edition PEABODY — Patricia Violet (Hall) O’Donnell, 81, of Peabody, wintering in Sebastian, Florida, went to Heaven to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 6, 2017 with the full support of her loving family. She was born to the late Norman and Bessie Hall on November 12, 1935 in Lynn, and was raised in Lynnfield. Pat graduated from Wakefield High School in the Class of 1953. She married Robert G. O’Donnell on October 12, 1957, and they lived together in Peabody...

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John Morrissey, 91

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off

U.S. Army veteran served in World War II  Published in the May 10, 2017 edition LYNNFIELD — John P. Morrissey, 91, of Lynnfield, formerly of Dennis, died on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Wingate at Reading Nursing Center of natural causes. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, on August 25, 1925, he was the son of the late Daniel and Rosalind (Beagan) Morrissey. Mr. Morrissey was a graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School in Providence, Rhode Island. He attended Providence College and was a graduate of Boston University. He earned a master’s degree in...

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John Gilbertson Sr., 89

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off

U.S. Naval aviator during WWII, worked as an attorney  Published in the May 10, 2017 edition LYNNFIELD — John Robert Gilbertson, Sr., 89, a long time, active resident of Lynnfield, died peacefully on May 2, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Elaine, and their children, John Jr. and his wife Kaoru of Boston, Matthew and his wife Deborah of Lynnfield, Carla and her husband Greg of McLean, Virginia, and Christina of West Newbury.  He also leaves behind seven grandchildren. He graduated early from Roslindale High School to enlist...

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Mary McGlauflin, 94

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off

Administrative assistant worked at Town Hall Published in the May 3, 2017 edition READING — Mary A. McGlauflin, 94, of Reading and formerly of Lynnfield, passed away peacefully on May 1, 2017. Mary was known by all who met her as having a strong, loving and true spirit, that showed through even during her last few years of declining capacity. Mary was born and raised in Portland Maine, and attended Deering High School and Portland Junior College, where she met her future husband Robert McGlauflin. Mary excelled in her academics, but put aside...

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Florence E. Dickey, 91

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off

Longtime resident of Lynnfield Published in the April 26, 2017 edition ROCK HILL, S.C. — Florence Elizabeth (Ferguson) Dickey, 91, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Westminster Health Care after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Mrs. Dickey was born in Charlotte, N.C. on August 21, 1925, the daughter of the late Richard Furman Ferguson and the late Ruth Chapman Ferguson. She grew up in Charlotte, N.C., and attended high school at St. Mary’s School in Raleigh, N.C. She graduated from Queens College in Charlotte, N.C. in 1947 with...

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