Thursday, May 16, 2013
Tewksbury Senior Center Secretary.
Carol A. (Sullivan) Hazel, age 65, a well known resident of the community, died Sunday, May 12, at Mass General Hospital, following a brief illness. She was the beloved wife and high school sweetheart of retired Tewksbury Police Lt. George W. Hazel, with whom she had celebrated a 38th wedding anniversary on May 8th. Carol was born in Brighton, November 22, 1947, a daughter of the late William and Dorothy (Claflin) Sullivan, and was a lifelong resident of Tewksbury. She graduated from Tewksbury High School with the Class of 1965. Carol was a communicant of St. William’s Church. She worked as a secretary, beginning at Sullivan and Cogliano Publishing, Raytheon in Burlington, and MITRE in Bedford, before joining the Staff of the Tewksbury…
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Employee of the Dietary Department of the Tewksbury Public School System.
Wednesday, May 15
Eleanor M. (Matarazzo) Bissett, age 87, died Monday morning, May 13, at Heritage Manor Senior Care Center in Lowell after short period of declining health. She was wife for 53 years of the late John W. Bissett, who died in 2002. Eleanor was born in Boston, December 23, 1925, a daughter of the late Thomas and Lena (Natoli) Matarazzo, and raised in Jamaica Plain. In 1955, she and her late husband moved to Tewksbury to raise their family. She was employed in the Dietary Department of the Tewksbury Public School System where she worked for more that 20 years. She retired in 1983 as the manager of the Heath Brook School lunch program. Mrs. Bissett was a communicant of St. William’s Church. While she devoted her life to her family, she …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Retired Vice President of Eastern Bank.
William J. Dooley, III, age 67, a resident of Tewksbury for 42 years, formerly of Melrose, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2013 in Stoneham. He was the beloved husband of 43 years to Roberta G. (Brennick) Dooley. Born in Melrose on January 21, 1946, he was the son of the late William J. Dooley, Jr. and the late Marie (Bissell) (Dooley) Liebke. Bill was raised in Melrose, attended St. Mary's Parochial School and graduated from Melrose High School in 1963. He later attended Williams College, where he graduated from its School of Banking. In 1964, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served his country during the Vietnam War. Prior to his retirement in 2003, he served as Vice President of the Eastern Bank Branches in Saugus and Malden, where…
Friday, May 3, 2013
Devoted father and grandfather.
Paul E. Gilligan, age 70, of N. Andover, formerly of Tewksbury, died at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill on Monday, April 29, 2013. Husband of the late Carol J. (Strople). Father of Linda C. Riley of Wilmington and Jennifer L. Gilligan of Atlanta, GA. Grandfather of Caitlin and Sean Riley and Jefferson Twombley. Brother of Emily Colbert and her husband James of Tuscon, AZ and the late James Gilligan. Calling hours will be Friday, May 3, from 4-7 p.m. in the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, 16 Lee St., Tewksbury. At the request of the family there are No Funeral Services. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Ave., Haverhill, MA 01830.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Thursday, April 25
Sandra E. (Perry) Sullivan, age 70, died unexpectedly while visiting her sister Joan in St. Cloud, Florida on Monday, April 8. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter F. Sullivan, who died in 2011. She was born in Boston on June 6, 1942, a daughter of the late, William H. and Doris (Farrell) Perry. She was raised in the Boston area living most of her life in Malden. She was an incredibly dedicated and nurturing Mother who spent her life caring for her family. She is survived by five children, Sandra Sullivan and her partner Kevin Glavin of No. Billerica, Susan Gay and her husband Robert of Lowell, Sheryl Bannon and her husband Thomas of Malden, David Sullivan and his wife Nancy of Wilmington, Walter Sullivan and his wife Julia of …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Beloved mother, daughter, sister, niece.
Wednesday, April 24
Stacy (Kanakaris) Devincenzi, age 42, died Sunday, April 21, at Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill, surrounded by her beloved family, following a courageous three year battle with cancer. She was born in Medford, May 17, 1970, a beloved daughter of Glenda (Wilson) Kanakaris now residing in Virginia Beach, VA and Stanley Kanakaris and his wife Carol of MA. She was raised in Tewksbury, and was a member of Tewksbury Memorial High School Class of 1988. She raised her family in Dracut, and returned to Tewksbury in 2011. Stacy was described by her sister as a “…beautiful person who devoted her life to her family.” Stacy leaves three children, Brittany Devincenzi and Nikolas Devincenzi both of Tewksbury, and Brett Devincenzi of Dracut…
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Was the sole proprietor of Martin's TV & Appliance in Tewksbury.
Wednesday, April 17
Alfred W. Martin, age 93, formerly of Westford, Leominster and Tewksbury, died on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the Dodge Park Rest Home in Worcester. Born in Heath, MA, he was the son of the late Alfred H. & Jennie Marion (Rea) Martin. Alfred grew up in Newton, MA. He was trained and licensed as a Masters Electronic Technician and was self employed for many years. Alfred was the sole proprietor of Martin's TV & Appliance formerly in Tewksbury. He resided in Ipswich, MA, for over 40 years and enjoyed fishing and boating. Alfred was a member of the Wamesit Masonic Lodge in Tewksbury, member of the Tewksbury Lions Club and was a member of the Tewksbury-Wilmington Elks Lodge. Alfred was the devoted father of Ronald L. Martin & his wife Barbara of…
Monday, April 15, 2013
Founder of Trull Brook Golf Course
Monday, April 15
H. Bailey Trull, Jr., age 80, a longtime Tewksbury resident, passed away at home on Thursday, April 11, 2013, with his family by his side. He was the devoted husband of Audrey (Bernard) Trull, with whom he celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary on December 1, 2012. Born in Lowell on October 19, 1932, he was the son of the late Henry Bailey Trull, Sr. and the late Laura (Hollingworth) Trull. Bailey was raised in Lowell, attended Lowell schools and graduated from Essex Agricultural High School. Following graduation, he attended the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, where he received his B.S. Degree. With his degree in hand, Bailey went to work for Cornell University as the County Agent. From that experience, he formulated his idea for …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother
Wednesday, April 10
Patricia A. "Pat" (Gibbons) Lorenz, age 82, recently of Bow, NH, a former longtime resident of Tewksbury, passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2013, at the Concord Hospice House in Concord, NH. She was the beloved wife of Ernest E. "Ernie" Lorenz, with whom she would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on April 11, 2013. Born in Brooklyn, NY on April 5, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Henry J. Gibbons and the late Maud (Jones) Gibbons. Pat was raised in the Bronx section of New York City. She attended local schools and graduated from James Munroe High School in 1950. Pat worked for the Malden Hospital, the State Street Bank, and retired in 1988 from the Quincy office of the Traveler's Insurance Company. She resided in …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Tuesday, April 9
Louise M. (Boni) Armstrong, age 85, of Tewksbury, formerly of Somerville, passed away April 4. Beloved wife of the late James T. Armstrong, Jr. Daughter of the late Arrigo and Mary (Zanoni) Boni. Mother of James T. Armstrong, III and his wife Lynda of Topsham, ME, Frank P. of Lynnfield and Mary L. Armstrong and her husband Michael Ardita of Tewksbury. Grandmother of Tania (Armstrong) Comeau and her husband Guillaume, James T. Armstrong, IV, Craig Armstrong and his wife Melanie, Michael and Travis Ardita. Great Grandmother of Katie and Kelsey Armstrong. Sister of Gloria Furey and her husband Thomas of Tewksbury and the late Alzira Re, Enes Boni, and Frank Boni. She also leaves many nieces and nephews. Calling hours Tues., April 9, from 4-8 …