Published September 30, 2020

WAKEFIELD — Pamela M. Wickwire, 49, of Wakefield, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Sept. 26, at her home.

Born in Malden on Feb. 18, 1971, she was the daughter of Judith A. (Bauer) Perry of Wilmington and Charles F. Perry of Derry, N.H.

Pam was a graduate of Malden High School, Class of 1989; Emmanuel College, Class of 1993, and had earned her master’s degree from Cambridge College. She was a kindergarten teacher at the Linden School in Malden and was truly a dedicated and involved role model to her many students and colleagues, who were very special to her.

Pam was a very enthusiastic and dedicated sports mom, to her boys Dylan and Josh, no matter what sport or however far away it was, Pam and her husband, Bob, could always be found on the sidelines, cheering them on.

Her boys were her pride and joy and meant the whole world to her. They enjoyed many exciting and special events together and made some very special friends along the way.

Pam, was a funny, thoughtful, loving person to all she knew. She loved hosting and decorating her home for the holidays, or just a summer cookout. She made all who entered their home feel so welcome. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, Pam is survived by her devoted husband, Robert W. Wickwire, her two loving sons, Dylan R. Wickwire and Joshua C. Wickwire, and her cherished brother, Matthew Perry and his wife Daniela of Tewksbury. She is also survived by her in-laws, along with many, many very special aunts and uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield, on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 3-7 p.m. Her funeral Mass will be private due to COVID restrictions.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Joseph Briere Foundation, P.O. Box 147, Woburn, MA 01801-0247. Or to Annie’s Angels, At MDSC Buddy Walk Program, where Pam was scheduled to walk for Annie, who was very special to her.