Loving son, husband and step father who always had a smile on his face

Published June 9, 2021

PEABODY — Stephen T. Coolidge, 56 of Peabody, formerly of Wakefield, died at his home on Thursday, June 3.

Born in Winchester June 26, 1964 he was the son of Frank and Lillian (Turner) Coolidge.

Stephen was a graduate of Wakefield High School class of 1983. He was currently working as a Monitor for VSP Transportation. Stephen had a passion for life and always had a big smile on his face. He was an avid Bingo player; he enjoyed all kinds of gambling adventures including Keno, lottery tickets and going to casinos.

Stephen is survived by his wife Janie (Evangelista) Coolidge, his parents Frank and Lillian Coolidge, step daughters Darlene and Keri Abramovich of Peabody. He was the brother of Linda Swears and her husband Michael of Beverly, Charles Coolidge of Wakefield and the late Frank Coolidge. He is also survived by his three nephews, Eric, Peter and Charles Jr. and his niece Linda.

His funeral service will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Thursday at 11 a.m. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the funeral home prior to the service from 9 to 11 a.m.

Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery Wakefield.

In honor of those whose lives are affected by epilepsy, including Stephen, the family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations in Stephen’s memory can be made to the Epilepsy Foundation at https://epilepsynewengland.org or mailed to The Epilepsy Foundation New England, 650 Suffolk Street., #405, Lowell, MA 01854.