Lynnfield Obituaries

Geraldine K. Romano, 74

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

Passionate about sports, grandchildren Published in the January 18, 2017 edition LYNNFIELD — Geraldine K. (Ragucci) Romano, known as “Gerry” to her family and friends, currently of Lynnfield and formally of North Reading, Revere, Malden and Boston, died peacefully supported by her loving family on Jan. 14, 2017. She was 74 years old. Born in Boston on Oct. 26, 1942, she was the loving daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine (Gianinno) Ragucci. Gerry was raised in the North End of Boston and attended school at St. Anthony’s and Julie...

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Susan Triffitt, 71

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Licensed practical nurse Published in the January 11, 2017 edition LYNNFIELD — Susan (Runnalls) Triffitt, age 71, of Lynnfield, died on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Lahey Clinic, Burlington. She was the beloved wife of Dean A. Triffitt, with whom she had been married for 43 years. Born in Buffalo, New York, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Gertrude (Runnalls) Atkinson. She grew up in Lynnfield and graduated from Lynnfield High School, Class of 1968. An L.P.N., Susan had graduated from the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home School of Nursing in...

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J. Robert Andrews, 91

Posted by on Dec 29, 2016 in Lynnfield Obituaries, Lynnfield Villager | Comments Off

Founded Personal Management Associates Published in the December 28, 2016 edition LYNNFIELD — J. Robert Andrews, 91, of Lynnfield died on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Andrews was born in Wellsburg, West Virginia on July 28, 1925. He was the son of the late Richard Parker and Anna Florence (Martin) Andrews. Mr. Andrews was a graduate of Pennsylvania State University, earning his bachelor of science degree in 1948. He worked in personnel administration at Radio Corporation of America from...

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Ronald A. Levaggi

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off

Former owner of Colonial Shopping Centre Published in the December 21, 2016 edition NAPLES, Fla. — Ronald A. Levaggi of Winchester, Mass. and Naples, Fla., passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 in Naples. He was born on July 28, 1935 in Boston to Joseph and Santina (Sciaba) Levaggi. He had one brother, Anthony, who predeceased him. Ronald attended elementary school in Medford and then graduated from Newman Preparatory School in Boston in 1952. He received his engineering degree from Wentworth Institute in Boston in 1956. After...

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Catherine A. Mulcahy, 84

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off

Proud mother of 9, grandmother of 22; enjoyed traveling Published in the December 21, 2016 edition MELROSE — Catherine A. Mulcahy, 84, passed peacefully on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. She was born in Melrose on Jan. 28, 1932 to the late Thomas and Helen Sullivan. A life-long Melrose resident, Catherine, with her husband William, raised nine children. She is survived by her children: Patricia and her husband Warren Russo of Newburyport, Joan and her husband Alan Hicks of Melrose, William Jr. and...

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Mary L. Dischino, 85

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off

Lynnfield resident had many interests Published in the December 14, 2016 edition LYNNFIELD — Mary L. Dischino, 85, of Lynnfield died Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 at the Rosewood Nursing and Rehab Center in Peabody. Born in Chelsea on Nov. 7, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Louise (Sexton) McDermott. Mrs. Dischino was raised in Malden and was a graduate of Girls Catholic High School. She enjoyed gardening, arts and crafts, and raising animals. She loved to cook and was dedicated to her family. She was the beloved wife of the late...

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Barbara K. Doherty, 83

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off

Homemaker devoted to her family Published in the December 7, 2016 edition NORTH READING — Barbara Kathleen (Durkin) Doherty, 83, of North Reading, passed away peacefully following a brief illness at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers on November 29, 2016. Born in Boston on August 7, 1933, she was the loving daughter of the late Joseph P. and Catherine (Naughton) Durkin. Raised in Somerville, she was a graduate of Saint Clement’s High School in Medford, Class of 1951. After high school, she went to work for the New England Telephone...

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Julia R. Grifoni, 91

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off

Resident of Lynnfield for 59 years Published in the December 7, 2016 edition LYNNFIELD — Julia R. Grifoni, 91, of Lynnfield, died December 1, 2016 in Lynn. She was born in Boston on July 5, 1925 and was the daughter of the late Victor and Rose (Zucco) Fucaloro. She was raised in East Boston and had been a Lynnfield resident for the past 59 years. Mrs. Grifoni is survived by her beloved husband Vincent L. Grifoni. She was the loving mother of Vincent J. Grifoni and his wife Carole of Peabody. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Sheri...

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Ruth Singelais, 89

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off

Former loan officer at Progressive Credit Union Published in the November 30, 2016 edition NORTH READING — Ruth E. Singelais, 89, of North Reading, formerly of Malden, died Tuesday, Nov. 15 at her residence. Born in Boston on Dec. 6, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Angus and Florence (Cameron) MacVicor. Ruth was a graduate of St. Patrick High School in Roxbury. She was a longtime Malden resident prior to moving to North Reading, where she has been for over 20 years. She had worked as a loan processor at Progressive Credit Union in...

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John Smith

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Lynnfield Obituaries | Comments Off

Former ZBA, FinCom and Planning Board member Published in the November 30, 2016 edition LYNNFIELD — John Calvin “Dutchie” Smith, a 12th generation proud and prominent Lynnfield resident, died peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 at the Ledgewood Rehabilitation Center in Beverly, after a brief illness. Born on the Smith Farm, the site of Pocahontas Tavern and Springs in Lynnfield, on Oct. 17, 1925, he was the son of the late Joseph F. and Della (Rich) Smith. John was raised in Lynnfield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School, Class of...

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