Wakefield Obituaries

Elaine J. Pyburn, 87

Posted by on Jun 14, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Elaine J. Pyburn, 87

Published in the June 14, 2021 edition. LYNNFIELD — Elaine J. Pyburn, a lifelong Lynnfield resident died Saturday, June 12 in Lynnfield at age 87. She was born in Lynn on August 24,1933 and was the daughter of the late Herman H. and Gunhild (Nordstom) Hammer. She was a graduate of Wakefield High School. A career bookkeeper, she worked for many years for the Madico Company of Woburn, and also served as bookkeeper to her family business, Arthur Pyburn and Sons, Inc. of Lynnfield. Over the years she was...

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Karen Ramsdell, 67

Posted by on Jun 11, 2021 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Karen Ramsdell, 67

Published in the June 11, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — Karen Ramsdell, of Wakefield, passed away at age 67 on Friday, June 4, 2021. Karen was born on April 2, 1954 and was a graduate of Arlington High School, class of 1972. Karen continued her education at Northeastern University and had a successful career in sales and marketing in various industries. Karen was a devoted, loving, and beloved mother, wife, and grandmother and appreciated nothing more than spending time with her family. She enjoyed the arts, including poetry and music,...

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Lloyd E. Stevenson, 82

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Published in the June 11, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — Lloyd Erling Stevenson of Wakefield passed away on May 28, 2021 at age of 82 after a lengthy battle with Multiple Myeloma. He was the beloved husband of the late Marjorie Keene Stevenson. Lloyd was the devoted father of Craig Stevenson and his wife Diane of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Todd Stevenson and his wife Janel of Wakefield, Massachusetts and Jeff Stevenson and his wife Beth of Tewksbury, Massachusetts. He was also the treasured grandfather of Aaron, Lucia, Aden, Everett, Casey, Riley, and...

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Vincenza A. Commito, 96

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Vincenza A. Commito, 96

Published in the June 10, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — Vincenza A. Commito, 96, a longtime resident of Wakefield, died Saturday, June 5, at Windham Terrace in Windham, NH. Born in Boston, May 11, 1925 she was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Lena (Spagnola) Frangiamone. Vincenza was raised in the North End of Boston and was a graduate of Catholic High School. As a young woman she worked as a purchaser for Filene’s in Boston which at the time was a male-dominated profession. She moved to Wakefield in...

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Andrea Nigro, 31

Posted by on Jun 9, 2021 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Andrea Nigro, 31

Caring and supportive woman whose greatest passion was her family and friends Published June 9, 2021 WAKEFIELD — Andrea (Kulick) Nigro, age 31, passed away on June 3, 2021, at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She was born in Pittsburgh, P.A. on July 4, 1989, and was the daughter of Paul and Cindy Kulick and the late Carol (Fagen) Kulick. Andrea was the most loving, caring, and supportive person to everyone that she knew. Andrea’s greatest passion was for her family and friends and spending time with...

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Stephen T. Coolidge, 56

Posted by on Jun 9, 2021 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Stephen T. Coolidge, 56

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....

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Joseph Pacholski Jr., 84

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Published in the June 7, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — Joseph V. Pacholski, Jr., age 84 of Wakefield, died June 2, 2021 at his home after a traumatic fall. He was born in Somerville on August 23, 1936 and was the son of Joseph Pacholski and Ada Carr. Joe was one of six children. He was raised in Medford and graduated from Medford High School and attended Wentworth College. He joined the C.Bee’s at the age of 18 and went on to join the Air Force Band National Guard out...

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Alaina Rodriguez, 24

Posted by on Jun 4, 2021 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Alaina Rodriguez, 24

Published in the June 4, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — Alaina N. Rodriguez, age 24, died unexpectedly on Monday, May 31. She was born in Framingham on November 10, 1996 and was the daughter of Kamaala and Andrew Townshend, and her biological father Paul R. Rodriguez. Alaina attended Nazareth Academy where she played basketball and softball and was a graduate of Wakefield Memorial High, Class of 2015. She was a kind and loving big sister to her siblings, a best friend to her mother, and was and will always be...

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Clifford Muse, 92

Posted by on Jun 4, 2021 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Clifford Muse, 92

Published in the June 4, 2021 edition. SPRINGFIELD, V.T. — Clifford James Muse 92, passed away on Sunday May 30, 2021 at the Springfield Health & Rehab Center in Springfield, V.T. surrounded by his family. He was born May 29, 1929 in Wakefield and was the son of Richard S. Sr. and Helen (Smith) Muse. He graduated from Wakefield High School, served in the United States Army during the Korean War and later graduated from Wentworth Institute in Boston with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering. On February 4,...

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Gail Gessler, 70

Posted by on Jun 4, 2021 in Wakefield Obituaries | Comments Off on Gail Gessler, 70

Published in the June 4, 2021 edition. WAKEFIELD — Gail Gessler, 70, of Wakefield, passed away peacefully on May 29, 2021, at Lahey Hospital in Burlington due to multiple organ failures. Gail Gessler’s maiden name is Mary Gail Duggan. She was born in the City of Cambridge, on January 18, 1951. She was predeceased by her parents, Leonard J. Duggan and Marilyn (O’Brien) Duggan. Gail attended Wakefield High School then later got her B.S. in Early Education and Care at Salem State University. Finally, she obtained her Educator Licensure...

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