Monday, May 6, 2013
Lived in Lynnfield for 45 years, member of Saugus Council on Aging, loved gardening.
The following obituary appears on the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Homes website. Mrs. Hazel (Preble) Rand Conway, 81 years, died on Friday, April 26th at her home in Lynnfield. She was the loving wife of the late John B. Conway & the late Roger E. Rand. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Ivon and Hazel (Field) Preble and step daughter of the late O.H. "Tex" Austin. Mrs. Conway worked as a fashion merchandiser for T.J.X. Corporation. She wintered in Inverness, FL and was a member of the Council on Aging in Saugus. A devoted homemaker and dedicated gardener, she had resided in Lynnfield for the past 45 years, lovingly tending to her garden as the seasons changed. Mrs. Conway leaves one daughter, Donna Badessa of FL; three sons, James…
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Reading resident was a tennis instructor at Boston Sports Club in Lynnfield. Service is today at noon.
Tuesday, April 23
Zarella, Scott Douglas, 44 - of Reading, April 18, surrounded by his family. Beloved son of Anthony and Diane (Douglas) of Plymouth. Devoted brother of Lisa Masse and her husband Scott of Wrentham and Keri Gallucci and her husband Andrew of Lynnfield. Loving uncle to Jessica Leslie; Lauren; Emma Gallucci; Kelly, Courtney and Kristen Masse. Grandson of Ann Zarella of North Reading. Scott is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Scott attended Reading Memorial High class of 1987 and remained a Reading resident unit Nov. 2012. Scott in recent years was a Tennis Instructor at Boston Sports Club in Lynnfield where he was passionate about making a difference in the lives of his students. He enjoyed teaching children and…
Monday, April 22, 2013
Longtime town resident owned Karen's Bakery with wife Dottie and was a past president of the Lynnfield Rotary Club.
Monday, April 22
Carl Arthur Wold Jr. , age 69, of Methuen, formerly of Lynnfield, died unexpectedly at home on April 20, 2013. He was the beloved husband and best friend of Dorothy (Dyson) Wold, with whom he had shared 44 years of marriage. Born in Waltham, MA and raised in Stoneham, he was the son of the late C. Arthur and E. Louise (Martin) Wold. Carl was a graduate of Stoneham High School in the class of 1962 and the Andover School of Business. He and his family lived in Lynnfield for many years. He, along with his wife Dottie, owned and operated Karen’s Bakery in Lynnfield for over forty years. Karen’s Bakery was well known for many items, including cinnamon monkey bread and oatmeal bread. Carl had been a member and past president of the Lynnfield …
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Kilroy was treatment plant operator and call firefighter in Lynnfield for 25 years, and an Army Korean War veteran.
Saturday, April 6
The following obituary appears on the McDonald Funeral Home website: Arthur W. Kilroy, 76, of Lynnfield died on Thursday, March 28 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, Born in Boston on November 5, 1936, he was the son of the late Arthur G. and Bertille C. (Simard) Kilroy. He was a treatment plant operator at the Lynnfield Center Water District for 25 years and was also a call firefighter for the Town of Lynnfield for 25 years. During the Korean Conflict he served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Kilroy was a member of the Masons, the Firefighter Square Club, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He was also a member of the Disabled Veterans and the Lynn Militia. Mr. Kilroy was the husband of Carol L. (Fraser) Kilroy. He …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Years before moving to Lynnfield, Merritt had a four-year baseball scholarship to Georgetown and earned a medal for highest proficiency on state of Virginia's CPA exam.
Monday, March 25
The following obituary appears at this link on Legacy.com. MERRITT, Charles Allen, Jr. A retired finance and insurance executive, and Lynnfield Selectman, died peacefully on March 20, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He was 72 years old. Mr. Merritt was the son of the late Charles and Kathryn (Fox) Merritt of Virginia. He leaves his wife of 41 years, Beverly (Fiumara), his five children, Charles and his wife Lorianne of Tennessee, Mark and his wife Jayne of Virginia, Kevin and his wife Elizabeth of Connecticut, Brian and his wife Ingri of New York, and Julie of MA, and his eleven grandchildren: Mark, Kevin, Charles, Jack, Emily, William, Kaitlyn, Theodore, Kayla, Georgia, and Virginia. He also leaves his sisters: Cecilia Bailey of …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Longtime Lynnfield resident was a WWII Army veteran and an usher at St. Maria Goretti Church.
Sunday, February 24
The following obituary appears on Tributes.com: Anthony J. LeDonne, 94, of Lynnfield died on Saturday, February 9 at his residence. Born in Boston on August 22, 1918, he was the son of the late Joseph and Lucia (Conti) LeDonne. Mr. LeDonne was a graduate of Revere High School and had attended Boston University. He had been a Lynnfield residence for 55 years. Mr. LeDonne retired in 1983 from W.R. Grace in Woburn. He was past treasurer for the Scleroderma Foundation N.E. Chapter and was an usher for St. Maria Goretti Church in Lynnfield for many years. Mr. LeDonne served in the United States Army during World War II. He was an avid Boston sports fan and reader. Mr. LeDonne spent his winters in Naples, Florida and enjoyed his daily walks and …
Monday, February 18, 2013
LHS '07 graduate volunteered with Food For The Poor, was an intern for MTV.
Monday, February 18
The following obituary appears on the Conway Cahill Brodeur Funeral Home website: Benjamin Charles Tolmei, 24 of Boston and formerly of Lynnfield and Miami. FL, died Wednesday afternoon following courageous battle against Cystic Fibrosis. Born in Beverly, he was the son of Jeff and Sandra (Peruffo) Tolmei. He was raised and educated in Lynnfield and was a graduate of Lynnfield High School, class of 2007. He continued on and attended Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL., where he is a member of the alumni association. He traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Central America and the Caribbean. Some of his fondest memories were about the time he spent doing humanitarian work in Kingston, Jamaica volunteering for the …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
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Thursday, February 14
The following obituary appears on the Bisbee -Porcella Funeral Homes website. LYNNFIELD, formerly of Saugus – Mr. Francis J. Howlett, 68 years, died on Monday, February 4th. He was the loving husband of Ellen (Gubernick) Howlett. Born in Melrose and raised in Saugus, he was the son of the late James and Frances (Kelly) Howlett. He was a graduate of Saugus High School and a U.S. Navy veteran. Mr. Howlett worked for CBS Broadcasting in New York City as Director of Computer Services before retiring from the FBI in Boston as a Computer Specialist. He was a member of the American Legion in Saugus. He had been a resident of Lynnfield for over 25 years. In addition to his wife, Mr. Howlett leaves one daughter, Valerie Palermo and her husband …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
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Thursday, January 24
The following obituary appears on the website of the McDonald Funeral Home of Wakefield: Connie L. Restani, 86, of Lynnfield, Mass., formerly of Beverly Farms, Revere and Bell Flower, California died on Wednesday, January 16th at Winchester Hospital after a brief illness. She was predeceased by her husband of sixty years, Neil, last June. Born in Boston on April 21, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Carmine and Louise (Demars) Parziale. Connie was raised in East Boston and Somerville. She was a graduate of Girls' Latin High School, Class of 1943. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Boston State Teachers College in 1947 and also earned two Masters degrees. She was a Lynnfield resident since 1964. Connie retired in 1997 after teaching…
Friday, January 18, 2013
Former Lynnfield resident was longtime member of Centre Congregational Church.
Friday, January 18
Mrs. Dorothy May Dilts, 92, formerly of Lynnfield, Massachusetts, passed away on Monday, January 14, 2013, at Freedom Village in West Brandywine, PA. Dorothy was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Ira, J. Dilts who passed away in 1998. She was also predeceased by her sister, Florence Parr of Fort Collins, Colorado, and her brother, Harold Parr of Lakewood, Colorado. Born in Fort Collins, Colorado, she was the daughter of the late Frank Parr and Elizabeth T. Parr. She was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening, birding, flower arranging, cooking and the times she spent with her family, grandson, and great-grandchildren. She was a long standing member of the Centre Congregational Church, and a member of the women’s church guild. Dorothy …