Published in the October 3, 2017 edition.

WAKEFIELD — Wayne M. Lovell, 51, of Wakefield died suddenly on Friday, September 29, 2017 at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.

Born in Somerville on January 6, 1966, he was the son of Gerald and Jean (Devereaux) Lovell of Revere.  Wayne was a graduate of Revere High School, Class of 1984. He served in the Army National Guard. He was an employee of MWRA and an active member of the Wakefield community serving as a coach and avid sports fan.

In addition to his parents he is survived by his loving wife Janelle R. (English) Lovell, his two children; Ryan W. Lovell and Hailey J. Lovell both of Wakefield, his sister Jeannie Pintone and her husband John of Georgetown, his mother-in-law Jane, and the late Kenneth English of East Boston. He is also survived by many sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and countless beloved friends.

His funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Thursday at
9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1155 Main St., Wakefield at 10 a.m. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4 – 8 p.m. Interment will be at Forest Glade Cemetery in Wakefield.