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May 1, 2001
Anna (Garro) Scola
Scola - of the North End of Boston, May 1st, 2001, Anna (Garro), beloved wife
of the late Paul Scola. Devoted mother of Sandra St. Hilaire and her husband
Ronald of Woburn, Joanne Centralla and her husband Cosmo of Burlington,
and Paul L. Scola of Reading, Sister of Frances Fiocca of Somerville, Anthony
Garro of Revere, and the late Sarah Garro. Also survived by 6 grandchildren
and 4 great-grandchildren.
Private graveside services were held on Wednesday, May 2nd, in Woodbrook
Cemetery. Arrangements by the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, Woburn.

OBITUARY:
Private graveside services were held this week for Anna Scola of the North
End of Boston, who died at Waltham Deaconess Hospital on Tuesday, May
1st, 2001. She was the wife of the late Paul Scola, who died two years ago.
Born in Italy 87 years ago, she was the daughter of the late Santo and
Josephine (Vasques) Garro. She came to the United States at the age of six,
and lived in the North End for most of her life. In recent years, she lived at the
Lifecare Center in Stoneham, and more recently at Waltham Crossing in
Waltham.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Sarah
Garro. Surviving are two daughters, Sandra St. Hilaire and her husband
Ronald of Woburn, and Joanne Centrella and her husband Cosmo of
Burlington, a son, Paul L. Scola of Reading; a sister, Frances Fiocca of
Somerville, and a brother, Anthony Garro of Revere. Also surviving are six
grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held at Woodbrook Cemetery, with Fr. Wayne
Belschner of St. Charles Church officiating. Arrangements were handled by
the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St., Woburn.

Alice M. (Powers) Veno
Veno - in Woburn, May 1st, 2001, Alice M. (Powers), beloved wife of the late
Arthur A. Veno. Devoted mother of Dr. Arthur A. Veno, Jr., MD, and his wife
Constance, Mary A. Varney and her husband L. Robert, and David C. Veno and
his wife Gail, all of Woburn, and Sr. Janet L. Veno, S.M.S.M., of Lawrence.
Sister of the late Jack Powers. Also survived by twelve grandchildren and
thirteen great-grandchildren.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Friday, May 4th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Barbara's Church, 138
Cambridge St., Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Mrs.
Veno's memory to the Marist Missionary Sisters, 349 Grove Street, Waltham,
MA 02453-6018.

OBITUARY:
Alice M. Veno of Woburn passed away Tuesday evening, May 1st, following a
short illness. The wife of the late Arthur A. Veno, who died in 1975, she was 91
years of age. Born in Medford, she was the daughter of the late George M.
and Emma (McAleer) Powers. She grew up in Medford and attended Burdett
College.
Mrs. Veno was devoted to her family, and greatly enjoyed being with her
children and grandchildren. Her late husband was the administrator of the
Choate Hospital before his death, and she assisted him in his work with the
hospital. She enjoyed many summers at Little Neck in Ipswich, and also spent
time in Florida in earlier years. Her hobbies included knitting and crocheting,
particularly afghans for her family. Since 1989, she resided at Longmeadow
Place in Burlington.
In addition to her husband Arthur, she was preceded in death by her brother,
Jack Powers. Surviving are two sons, Dr. Arthur A. Veno, Jr., MD, and his wife
Constance, and David C. Veno and his wife Gail, all of Woburn; two
daughters, Mary A. Varney and her husband L. Robert of Woburn, and Sr.
Janet L. Veno, S.M.S.M., of Lawrence. She was also the cherished
grandmother of twelve, and great-grandmother of thirteen.
The funeral will be held on Friday, May 4th, from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral
Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St.
Barbara's Church, 138 Cambridge St., Woburn, at 10. Interment will be in
Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral home are Thursday
from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made in Mrs. Veno's memory to
the Marist Missionary Sisters, 349 Grove Street, Waltham, MA 02453-6018.

May 2, 2001
Irene G. (Caulfield) McGah
McGah - in Woburn, May 2nd, 2001, Irene G. (Caulfield), beloved wife of the
late Michael E. McGah. Devoted mother of Margaret N. "Nadja" McHale of
Wilmington, Irene "Renee" McGah of Houston, TX, Michael E. McGah, Jr.,
Martin J. McGah, and John R. McGah, all of Woburn. Sister of Rev. John
Caulfield, SJ, of Boston College. Loving grandmother of Joseph, David,
Christopher, Sherilyn, Kimberly, and Amy. Also survived by many nieces and
nephews.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Saturday, May 5th, at 8:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main
St., Woburn, at 9. Calling hours Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Burial will take place
on Monday, May 7th, at the VA National Cemetery in Bourne, at 12:30 p.m.
Donations may be made in Irene's memory to the VNA of Middlesex East,
Visiting Nurse Hospice, 607 North Ave., Suite 17, Wakefield, MA 01880. Late
head nurse, Woburn School Department, Late Army veteran, WW II.

OBITUARY:
Irene G. McGah of Woburn passed away at her home Wednesday morning
following a long illness. She was the wife of the late Michael E. McGah for
over forty-nine years until his death in 1990.
Born in Woburn eighty-seven years ago, she was the daughter of the late John
and Margaret (Maloney) Caulfield. She graduated from St. Charles High School
in 1932, attended Emmanuel College, and later received her bachelor's degree
from Boston College in 1970. In 1972 she earned her Master's Degree in
Nursing from Boston University.
A veteran of World War II, she served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps and was
honorably discharged as a lieutenant. Irene worked as a school nurse for the
Woburn School Department for many years, and was head nurse for fifteen
years until her retirement. She was a member of the Mother Cabrini Nurses
Guild at St. Charles Church.
An avid sailor, she enjoyed going out every morning when she was at the
Cape to enjoy the serenity of the sea. She walked daily, and in her younger
days she often walked with her family as far as Boston. Another passion was
reading, and she was happiest in the company of her children and
grandchildren.
Surviving are two daughters: Margaret "Nadja" McHale of Wilmington, and
Irene G. "Renee" McGah of Houston, Texas; three sons, Michael E., Jr., Martin
J., and John R. McGah, all of Woburn; a brother, Rev. John Caulfield, SJ, of
Boston College; and six grandchildren: Joseph, David, Christopher, Sherilyn,
Kimberly, and Amy. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held Saturday from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263
Main Street, Woburn, at 8:15 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Charles
Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 9. Calling hours at the funeral home will
be on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Irene will be buried with her husband Michael at the V.A. National Cemetery in
Bourne on Monday, May 7th, at 12:30 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to
attend. Donations may be made in Irene's memory to the VNA of Middlesex
East, Visiting Nurse Hospice, 607 North Avenue, Suite 17, Wakefield, MA
01880.

Joseph L. Shelzi
Shelzi - in Dracut, formerly of Woburn, May 2nd, 2001, Joseph L., beloved
husband of Theresa R. (Vigliante) Shelzi. Devoted father of Antonia "Toni"
Shelzi of Belmont, Joseph L., Jr. of Boston, Peter P. of Pelham, NH, John and
Vincent, both of Dracut, Maria DelRio of Concord, NH, Dominic of RI, Clare
Thompson of Westford, and Damien of Chelmsford. Dear brother of Rose
Marinaccio and Rocco Schelzi, both of Woburn, Mary Errichetti of Cambridge,
Ann White of Burlington, and the late Dominic and Louis Shelzi and Josephine
Pinkham. Also survived by 14 grandchildren.
A funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main Street,
Woburn, on Saturday, May 5th, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to
attend. Calling hours at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street
(Rt. 38), WOBURN, on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment will be private.
Donations may be made in Joe's memory to Project Triangle, 420 Pearl Street,
Malden, MA 02148. Late Army Air Corps veteran, WW II.

OBITUARY:
Joseph L. Shelzi, a native of Woburn who had made his home in Dracut for
many years, passed away unexpectedly at Saints Memorial Hospital in Lowell
on Wednesday morning, May 2nd, 2001. The husband of Theresa R. (Vigliante)
for nearly forty-nine years, he was 77 years of age.
Born in Woburn, he was the son of the late Joseph and Carmella (Bruno)
Shelzi. He graduated from Woburn High School and New Prep in Cambridge.
He attended Harvard University and completed his education at the University
of Hawaii.
A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps and received a
Purple Heart for injuries suffered in Germany. He was honorably discharged
as a lieutenant.
Soon after his marriage, Mr. Shelzi served, along with his wife Theresa, as a
missionary with the Jesuits in the Yucatan Peninsula region of Mexico for five
years, until 1958. He settled with his family in Dracut in1959. For a number of
years, Mr. Shelzi worked with his brother Rocco in his concrete business,
Wakefield Concrete.
He later moved, along with his family, to Patterson, New Jersey, where he
headed the Association for International Development, a nonprofit
organization. He returned to New England two years later and was
self-employed in real estate development. Following his retirement he
continued to work as a consultant until just recently.
Mr. Shelzi devoted much of his life to volunteer work. One of his special
interests was Project Triangle in Malden, a nonprofit organization which
provides vocational training for handicapped adults. He worked with the
organization for more than ten years. He was also a devoted parishioner of St.
Francis parish in Dracut, where he was very involved in the affairs of the
church.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Dominic and Louis Shelzi, and a
sister, Josephine Pinkham. Surviving in addition to his wife Theresa are three
daughters, Antonia "Toni" Shelzi of Belmont, Maria DelRio of Concord, New
Hampshire, and Clare Thompson of Westford; six sons, Joseph, Jr. of Boston,
Peter P. of Pelham, NH, John and Vincent, both of Dracut, and Dominic of
Rhode Island. He also leaves fourteen beloved grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main Street, Woburn,
on Saturday, May 5th, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.
Interment will be private. Following his cremation, there will be calling hours
at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Friday, May
4th, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made in Joe's memory to
Project Triangle, 420 Pearl Street, Malden, MA 02148.

May 4, 2001
Kazimierz Lipiec
Kazimierz Lipiec, a resident of Woburn since 1994, died on Tuesday Evening,
May 1 at the Winchester Hospital after a short illness. He was 72 years of age.
Born in Poland, he was the son of the late Stanistaw, and the late Scholastyka
Lipiec. 'Kaz', as he was known by his friends, immigrated to the United States
from Poland in 1987, and had been living in Woburn for the past 7 years.
While living in Poland, Mr. Lipiec was a Master Electrician. He later worked for
Milipore Corp. in Bedford, and retired in 1992. He was known as a
good-hearted person. He enjoyed gardening, and could often be seen
bicycling around town.
He is survived by his wife, Helena (Krol) Lipiec; two sons, Zbigniew Lipiec of
Woburn, and Wieslaw Lipiec and his wife Kathy (Grindle), both of Woburn. He
is also survived by three sisters, Stella Noyes of Athol, Jadwiga Wroblewska,
and Wanda Siuderenko, both of Poland; one brother, Gabriel Lipiec of Poland;
and three grandsons, Christopher, Adam, and Nicholas Lipiec.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Graham Funeral Home on Friday, May 4 at
12:00 Noon. Visiting hours will be two hours prior to the Service on Friday
from 10:00 to 12:00. Burial will be at the Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

Cheryl Ann Brown
Cheryl Ann Brown of Lawrence, formerly of Woburn, died suddenly at her
home on April 26. She was 38 years of age. Born in Winchester, she was the
daughter of the late Maurice, and the late Phyllis (Coleman) Brown.
Cheryl was raised in Woburn and graduated from Woburn High School, Class
of 1980. She had worked for the Digital Corp in Woburn. She was employed as
a Computer Programmer for the Internal Revenue Service in Andover for the
past 19 years, until her sudden death. She will be sadly missed by her friends
and family.
She is survived by two sisters, Lynda Blake and her husband Jack, both of
Woburn; and Deborah Sullivan of Melrose. She is also survived by her
nephew, Brian Blake of Woburn; and her niece and godchild, Keri Sullivan of
Melrose. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may
be made to the MSPCA/AHES, 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130.
Arrangements by the Graham Funeral Home, Woburn.

May 7, 2001
Kathleen C. Downing
Downing - In Manchester, NH, formerly of Woburn, May 7th, 2001, Kathleen C.
(Lynch, beloved wife of the late Warren S. Downing. Devoted mother of
Marylou Hall of Manchester NH. Sister of the late Daniel W., Charles H., James
E., Marie, and Eileen Lynch, Margie Murphy, and Frances Morrow. Loving
grandmother of Dr. Jeff A. Downing of Florida, Jason P. Hall of New
Hampshire, and Mark V. Hall of Stoneham. Also survived by many loving
nieces, nephews, and grandnieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, (Rt. 38),
Woburn on Wednesday, May 9th at 11:30 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in
St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 11:45a.m. Relatives and
friends are invited to call at the funeral home Wednesday morning from 10 to
11:30 a.m. Interment will be in Woodbrook Cemetery. Expressions of
sympathy may be made in Kathleen's memory to the American Red Cross,
Manchester Chapter, 1800 Elm Street, Manchester, NH 03104.

OBITUARY:
Kathleen C. (Lynch) Downing passed away on Monday evening, May 7th, 2001,
following a short illness. The wife of the late Warren S. Downing, who died in
1996, she was 92 years of age.
Born in Woburn, she was the daughter of the late Patrick H. and Catherine T.
(Ward) Lynch. She was brought up in Winchester and moved to Woburn in
1923, where she graduated from Woburn High School in 1926. She made her
home in East Woburn until moving to Bedford, New Hampshire, in 1996.
A homemaker, known affectionately to family and friends as "Honey", she was
devoted to her family and loved spending time with her grandchildren. In
earlier years she was active in the St. Joseph's Women's Club. Recently she
had attended a dedication for her brother, the late Charles Lynch, who was
honored in Woburn posthumously for receiving the Congressional Medal of
Honor.
In addition to her husband Warren, Mrs. Downing was predeceased by her
brothers, Daniel W., Charles H., and James E. Lynch, and her sisters, Marie
and Eileen Lynch, Margie Murphy, and Frances Morrow. Surviving are her
daughter, Marylou Hall of Manchester, New Hampshire; and three grandsons,
Dr. Jeff A. Downing of Florida, Jason P. Hall of New Hampshire, and Mark V.
Hall of Stoneham. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, and grandnieces
and nephews.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Wednesday, May 9th, at 11:30 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 11:45. Interment will
follow in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Relatives and friends are invited to
call at the funeral home Wednesday morning from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Red Cross,
Manchester Chapter, 1800 Elm Street, Manchester, NH 03104. Her grandson,
Jason Hall, is President of Youth Services for students for the American Red
Cross.

May 8, 2001
Leo P. Fucchini
WOBURN/ ARLINGTON
Of Woburn, May 8, Leo P. Beloved husband of the late Maura (Moloy). Devoted
father of Michael Fucchini of Arlington, Tara Patterson of Chelmsford and Eric
Fucchini of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Cherished son of Leo and Eleanor (Costanzo)
of Tewksbury. Brother of Gloria Devoe of New York, NY and Linda Landers of
Cape Cod. Loving grandfather of Chantonia Morgan and Lily Patterson.
Funeral from the McLaughlin-Dello Russo Funeral Home, 54 Pleasant St.,
WOBURN, Friday at 9:30 AM followed by a funeral Mass celebrated at St.
Barbara Church, 138 Cambridge Rd., Woburn at 10 AM. Relatives and friends
are respectfully invited to attend. Visitation Friday morning from 8 to 9:30 AM.
Services will conclude with burial at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington.
Expressions of sympathy may be made in Leo's memory to the American
Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Late Vietnam War Navy
Veteran. (Boston Globe)

May 9, 2001
Joseph Dailey
Dailey - in Woburn, May 9th, 2001, Joseph, beloved husband of the late Mary
(Donahue) Dailey. Devoted father of Joseph J. Dailey of Boxford, Ellen M.
Dailey of Lexington, and Kathleen Dailey of Ipswich. Brother of the late
Margaret, John, Richard, Lawrence, William, and Thomas Dailey. Also
survived by 5 grandchildren.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Monday, May 14th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main
Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling
hours Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Late Army veteran, WW II.

OBITUARY:
Joseph Dailey of Woburn passed away at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington
Wednesday evening following a short illness. He was the husband of the late
Mary M. (Donahue) Dailey, who died five years ago.
Born in Lexington ninety-one years ago, he was the son of the late John and
Mary (Welch) Dailey. He graduated from Lexington High School with the Class
of 1929, and had made his home in Woburn since his marriage in 1945.
A veteran of World War II, he served with the U.S. Army in the 350th Infantry,
participating in the European, African, and Middle Eastern campaign. He was
wounded in action while in La Cascina, Italy, and received the Purple Heart
and a bronze star. Mr. Dailey worked throughout his life for Mobil Oil, in
warehousing and distribution. He retired in 1974 at the age of 65.
In addition to his wife Mary, he was predeceased by a sister, Margaret Dailey,
and five brothers, John, Richard, Lawrence, William, and Thomas Dailey.
Surviving are a son, Joseph J. Dailey of Boxford, two daughters, Ellen M.
Dailey of Lexington, and Kathleen Dailey of Ipswich; and five grandchildren.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Monday, May 14th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral mass
in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment will follow in
Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the
funeral home Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.

Thomas E. H. Norton
Norton - in Woburn, May 9th, 2001, Thomas E.H., beloved husband of Frances
C. (Roscillo) Norton. Devoted father of Patrick R. Norton of Mystic, CT, and
Elaine Norton Linscott of Reading. Brother of the late Dorothea Norton
Schwarz and the late Jack Norton. Cherished grandfather of Daniel and Ian
Linscott and Michele Creech, and great-grandfather of Danielle, Craig, and
Peter Linscott, Michael Norton, and Amber, Destiny, and Bray Creech.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Saturday, May 12th, at 7:45 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main
Street, Woburn, at 8:30. Calling hours Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in
Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Mr. Norton's memory to
St. Jude's Research Hospital, Box 318, Memphis, TN 38101. Late Army veteran,
WW II.

OBITUARY:
Thomas E.H. Norton of Woburn passed away at his home on Wednesday, May
9th, at the age of 84. He was the husband of Frances C. (Roscillo) Norton for
over sixty-two years.
Born in Charlestown, he was the son of the late Charles W. and Mary T.
(Clancy) Norton. He grew up in Melrose and graduated from Reading High
School. A veteran of World War II, he served with the U.S. Army in the
Asiatic-Pacific Theatre of Operations.
Since 1938, he and his family had resided in Woburn. He worked for many
years as a function manager for the Museum of Science until his retirement. A
history buff, he also enjoyed working around his home, reading, puzzles, and
playing chess.
Mr. Norton was predeceased by a brother, Jack Norton, and a sister, Dorothea
Norton Schwarz. In addition to his wife Frances, he is survived by a son,
Patrick R. Norton of Mystic, Connecticut, and a daughter, Elaine Norton
Linscott of Reading; three grandchildren: Daniel and Ian Linscott, and Michele
Creech; seven great-grandchildren, Danielle, Craig, and Peter Linscott, and
Michael Norton, Amber, Destiny, and Bray Creech.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Saturday, May 12th, at 7:45 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 8:30. Burial will
follow in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral home will be
Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in Mr. Norton's memory to St.
Jude's Research Hospital, Box 318, Memphis, TN 38101.

Olympia L. Manna
Manna - in Woburn, May 9th, 2001, Olympia L., daughter of the late Francisco
and Loretta (Forti) Manna. Beloved sister of Gilda Hines and John Manie, both
of Woburn, Julia Hall of Louisville, KY, and the late Adeline Martin, Genaro,
Anthony, and Edward Manie. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and
grandnieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Friday, May 11th, at 9:30 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Charles Church, Woburn, at
10. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the funeral home Friday morning
from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations
may be made in Olympia's memory to St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street,
Woburn, MA 01801.

OBITUARY:
Olympia L. Manna, 90, a longtime resident of Woburn, passed away here
Wednesday morning following a long illness. She was the daughter of the late
Francisco and Loretta (Forti) Manna.
Born in Boston, she was raised and educated in Woburn, and lived here
throughout her life. For many years, she worked for Harvard University as a
food server, retiring in 1975. Since her retirement she was active in Senior
Citizens organizations, and was particularly involved in helping with meals.
Devoted to the church, she was a faithful communicant of St. Charles Church.
She also enjoyed spending time with her many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were three brothers: Edward, Genaro, and Anthony
Manie, and a sister, Adeline Martin. Surviving are two sisters, Gilda Hines of
Woburn and Julia Hall of Louisville, Kentucky. Also surviving are many nieces,
nephews, and grandnieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Friday, May 11th, at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass
in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment will follow in
Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the funeral home Friday morning
from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Donations may be made in Olympia's memory to St.
Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, MA 01801.

Kathryn Carpenter
WOBURN - Kathryn " Kay " Carpenter, a lifelong resident of Woburn, died May
6, 2001, at Deaconess Hospital in Boston following a short illness. She was
the wife of the late Frederick Carpenter, who died in 1976.
She was born in Woburn on July 8, 1921, the daughter of the late John J. and
Catherine (Duran) Doyle. She graduated from Woburn High School with the
Class of 1939.
Mrs. Carpenter was employed at the Woburn Times newspaper for 19 years.
After she left the Times, she became a legal secretary and worked for 20 years
for Berger & Small Attorney's at Law in Boston.
She is survived by three sons, Fred and Jack Carpenter, both of Woburn, and
Bob Carpenter and his wife Janet of Westford; a brother, Robert Doyle of
Epping, N.H.; two sisters, Evie Flynn of Londonderry, N.H., and Alice McNevin
of Wilmington; and two grandchildren. She was also the sister of the late
James and John Doyle.
A funeral was held May 9, from the P.J. Cox & Sons Funeral Home in Woburn,
followed by a funeral Mass in St. Charles Church. Interment was in the family
plot in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. For those who wish, contributions in Mrs.
Carpenter's memory may be made to St. Charles Church, 280 Main St.,
Woburn, MA 01801.

Helen P. Gedrich
BILLERICA - Helen P. (Dolan) Gedrich, 85, died May 3, 2001, at Lowell General
Hospital. She was the wife of the late Walter V. Gedrich. She was born in
Boston on July 15, 1915, the daughter of the late John Dolan and Sarah King.
Mrs. Gedrich was employed as a receptionist at Polaroid Corp. in Cambridge
for 25 years.
She lived in Woburn for 44 years before moving to Billerica two years ago, and
was a member of St. Barbara's Church in Woburn. Mrs. Gedrich enjoyed
traveling, reading, dancing and gambling at Fox Woods and in Las Vegas.
She is survived by two sons, Kevin J. Gedrich and his wife Elaine, and Keith J.
Gedrich and his wife Eva, all of Billerica; two daughters, Karen A. Gedrich of
Sunnyvale, Calif., and Kathleen Rosa and her husband Fran of Billerica; three
sisters, Mary Mulcahy of Billerica, Barbara Dolan of Jamaica Plain, and Teresa
Bodi of Manchester, N.H.; 10 grandchildren; six great-granddaughters; and
several nieces and nephews.
A funeral was held May 8, from the Douglass Funeral Home in Lexington,
followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Barbara's Church, Woburn.
Interment was in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. For those who wish,
contributions in Mrs. Gedrich's memory may be made to the American Lung
Association, 25 Spring St., Walpole, MA 02081.

Josephine R. MacDonnell
WINCHESTER - Josephine R. (Cirone) MacDonnell, 80, formerly of Woburn,
died May 1, 2001 at Kindred Hospital in Peabody following a lengthy illness.
She was the wife of J. Roderick MacDonnell.
Mrs. MacDonnell was born in Woburn and attended Woburn Public Schools.
She has been a resident of Winchester for 40 years. She was a member of St.
Mary's Church in Winchester and the South End Italian Club in Woburn.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a brother, Albert Cirone of
Winchester; three sisters, Lucy Masotta, Mary Gangi and Rose Buonarosa, all
of Woburn; and several nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the
late Emelie, Frank, Elvira and Daniel Cirone.
A funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, May
4, in St. Mary's Church, Winchester. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery,
Woburn. For those who wish, contributions in Mrs. MacDonnell's memory
may be made to St. Mary's Church, 158 Washington St., Winchester, MA 01890.
Arrangements were under the care of the Lane Funeral Home, Winchester.

Mary J. Jones
ARLINGTON - Mary J. (McCoo) Jones, 89, died April 18, 2001. She was the
wife of the late William Jones. She was born in Philadelphia, Pa., and had
been a 50-year resident of Arlington.
She is survived by a son, Ernest E. Siegfriedt of Winchester; a daughter, Linda
B. Baker of Arlington; a brother, Harvey S. McCoo of Woburn; eight
grandchildren; and five great-granddaughters.
A funeral service was held April 30, in the Calvary Church United Methodist in
Arlington. Interment was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington. For those who
wish, contributions in Mrs. Jones' memory may be made to the Dallin School
Assist Fund, 185 Florence Ave., Arlington, MA 02474. Arrangements were
under the care of the Berglund, Williams, O'Brien Funeral Home, Arlington.

May 12, 2001
Mark K. Coakley
BOSTON/ WOBURN/ DORCHESTER
Of Boston, formerly of Woburn, May 12th, Mark K. Beloved son of the late
Pauline D. (Finnegan) and Alfred C. Coakley. Devoted brother of Paula Hazel of
Winchester, Susan Jamieson, Peter Coakley D.D.S., Christine Coakley Dudal,
Deborah Tarby, Nancy Delande all of Woburn, Jeffrey Coakley of Boston and
the late Candice Marie Coakley. Also survived by many loving nieces and
nephews.
Funeral from the McLaughlin-Dello Russo Funeral Home, 54 Pleasant St.,
WOBURN, Wednesday at 9 a.m. Followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St.
Charles Church, 280 Main St, Woburn at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are
respectfully invited to attend.
Visiting hours Tues. 5-9. Service will conclude with burial at Calvary
Cemetery, Woburn. It has been requested that in lieu of flowers memorial
contributions may be made in Mark's memory to Hospice Care Inc, 41
Montvale Ave, Stoneham, MA 02180. (Boston Globe)

Dr. James A. Boa
Boa - of Woburn and Boston, suddenly, May 12th, James Andrew, Ph.D., Cal
Tech. Beloved son of James c. and Irene (Jode) Boa of Kitchener, Ontario.
Dear brother of Thomas Boa and his wife Karen, and Sally Donovan and her
husband Duncan, all of Ontario. Loving uncle to Christopher and Jillian Boa,
and Colin and Jenny Donovan. Jimmy devoted his life to the study of
mathematics and music.
He will be missed by friends in Toronto, Boston, and California. A family
service will be held in Cambridge (Galt) in the near future to recall memories
of Jim. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Samuel Beatty
Scholarship Fund, in support of promising undergraduate mathematics
students, c/o Mathematics Department, University of Toronto, 21 Kings
College Circle, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3J3, or to a charity of your
choice.

May 13, 2001
Michael Sean Andersen
Andersen- In Woburn, May 13th, Michael Sean, beloved son of Robert J. and
Patricia A. (Shea) Andersen. Devoted brother of Robert J. Jr. of Woburn.
Loving grandson of Charles and Ellen (Syple) Shea of Woburn and Jean
Andersen of Gloucester. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, and
cousins.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Wednesday, May 16th at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Anthony
Church, 851 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment at Woodbrook Cemetery,
Woburn. Calling hours Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Donations may be made
in Michael's name to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street,
Boston, MA 02115.

OBITUARY:
Michael Sean Andersen of Woburn passed away at Children's Hospital in
Boston on Sunday morning, May 13th, after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was sixteen years of age.
The son of Robert J. and Patricia A (Shea) Anderson, Michael was born in
Winchester and had lived in Woburn all his life. He attended the
Linscott-Rumford Elementary School, Kennedy Middle School, and was
presently a sophomore at Woburn High School. Michael enjoyed a variety of
activities, which included skiing, boating, fishing and paintball. He had been
diagnosed a little over a year ago and had undergone a bone marrow
transplant in February.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother, Robert J. Jr. of
Woburn, his maternal grandparents, Charles and Ellen Shea of Woburn, his
paternal grandmother, Jean Andersen of Gloucester, and many aunts, uncles,
and cousins.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn on Wednesday, May 16th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment will be
at Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral home are
Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made in Michael's
memory to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA,
02551.

May 16, 2001
Soultana Caros
Soultana (Salamanis) Caros, a former longtime resident of Woburn, passed
away at the Winchester Hospital on Wednesday Morning, May 16. She was 92
years of age. Born in Greece, she was the daughter of the late George and the
late Astasia Salamanis. Mrs. Caros had been residing in Burlington for the
past several years. She was very devoted to her family.
She was predeceased by her husband, the late Paul K. Caros, who died in
1987. She was also predeceased by one daughter, the late Alkamene
Varonakis. She is survived by one son, John Caros of Winchester; and one
daughter, Lenora Galinos of Burlington; and ten grandchildren, Melanie
Bolduc of Woburn, George and Stephen Galinos of Billerica, Constance
Varonakis of Belmont, Denise and Paul Varonakis of Watertown, Lisa
Varonakis of Kansas, Joanne and Stephanie Caros of Winchester, and Elaine
Arvanites of Belmont. She is also survived by 10 great grandchildren.
The Funeral was held at the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox
Church in Woburn on Saturday, May 19, 2001. Burial took place at the
Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Memorial donations may be made to the
Annunciation of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church Building Fund, 70
Montvale Ave., Woburn, MA 01801.

May 17, 2001
Virginia M. Langone
BELMONT - Virginia M. (Roberts) Langone, formerly of Arlington, died May 8,
2001, at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington. She was the wife of the
late Michael J. Langone. She was born in Boston, the daughter of the late
William J. and Mary (Collins) Roberts. Mrs. Langone was a member of the
Arlington Catholic Women's Club and the Belmont Women's Montessori Club.
She is survived by a son, William Langone and his wife Paula of Arlington; a
daughter, Geraldine Ryan of Woburn; three sisters-in-law, Helen and Florence
Langone, and Marion Roberts; two longtime friends, Anne Catanzano and
Evelyn Fiore; and three grandchildren.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, in the
Church of St. Jerome, Lake Street, Arlington. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m.
on Friday, May 11, in the Berglund, Williams, O'Brien Funeral Home, 292 Mass.
Ave., Arlington. Interment will be in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. For those
who wish, contributions in Mrs. Langone's memory may be made to the
Jimmy Fund, 1309 Beacon St., Brookline, MA 02146.

Mary 'Betty' Harrold
BILLERICA - Mary " Betty " (Butler) Harrold, 78, died unexpectedly May 6,
2001, in Florida. She was the wife of the late Andrew T. Harrold. She was born
in Woburn on May 8, 1922, the daughter of the late Mark and Annie (Ogg)
Butler. Mrs. Harrold was a member of the Community Congregational Church
in Billerica. Prior to her retirement, she was employed at S.B. Goddard
Insurance Co. in Woburn for 35 years.
She is survived by three sons, David Harrold and his wife Darcey of
Chelmsford, Robert Harrold and his wife Regina of Franklin, and James
Harrold and his wife Donna of Lawrence; a daughter, Jane Morgan and her
husband Jim of Fort Pierce, Fla.; two brothers, Robert Butler and his wife Ann
of Lexington, and Richard Butler and his wife Donna of Woburn; three sisters,
Gladys Harrold and her husband Frank of Billerica, Phyllis Dwyer and her
husband Jack of Burlington, and Alice O'Donahue of North Reading; a
sister-in-law, Virginia Butler of Groton; and six grandchildren. She was also
the sister of the late Mark Butler.
A funeral service was held May 11, in the Community Congregational Church
in Billerica. Interment was in Fox Hill Cemetery, Billerica. For those who wish,
contributions in Mrs. Harrold's memory may be made to the Twin Oaks
Alzheimer's Unit, 3451 W. Midway Road, Ft. Pierce, FL 34981. Arrangements
were under the care of the Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home, Billerica.

Richard E. Graham
LITTLETON - Richard E. Graham Sr., 61, died May 13, 2001, at his home. He
was the husband of Jean (Tonks) Graham. He was born in Woburn on May 2,
1940, the son of Edith (Patterson) Graham of Littleton and the late James E.
Graham. Mr. Graham was raised in Woburn and was a graduate of Woburn
High School, Class of 1957. He served in the U.S. Air Force for four years.
Mr. Graham was employed at Transonics in Burlington for several years and
most recently I.B.M. in Waltham as a customer engineer for 30 years, retiring
in 1995. He then worked for Alpha National in Texas. He has been a resident of
Littleton for 32 years.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by three sons, Richard E.
Graham Jr. of Orange, Daniel C. Graham and his wife Jean of Ayer, and
Ronald Graham and his wife Nikki of Littleton; two daughters, Susan Edwards
and her husband Bruce of Marlborough, and Kimberly Graham of Methuen;
two brothers, J. Warren Graham of New Jersey, and Albert Graham of New
Hampshire; and two grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m.
today, May 17, in the Badger Funeral Home, 347 King St., Littleton. Interment
will be in Westlawn Cemetery, Littleton.

Norma A. Doherty
READING, Pa. - Norma A. (Beebe) Doherty, 93, formerly of Tewksbury and
Woburn, died May 6, 2001, in Reading. She was the wife of the late Joseph J.
Doherty, who died in 1980. She was born in Swanton, Vt., on Jan. 12, 1908,
the daughter of the late Murray and Bessie E. (Miles) Beebe. She attended
school in Enosburg Falls, Vt.
Mrs. Doherty lived in Woburn, Miami and Tewksbury before moving to
Pennsylvania in 1992. In Woburn she was a communicant of St. Barbara's
Church and a member of its building committee and Ladies Sodality; in
Tewksbury she attended St. William's Church. She enjoyed cooking.
She is survived by two sons, Joseph G. Doherty and his wife Evelyn (Bell) of
Hobe Sound, Fla., and Philip E. Doherty and his wife Doris (Rogers) of
Weston, Fla.; two daughters, Lorraine A. Heffner and her husband William of
New Berlinville, Pa., and Marilyn Vinson of Miami; 11 grandchildren; 20
great-grandchildren; and two nieces. She was also the mother-in-law of the
late Stephen Vinson.
A funeral Mass was celebrated May 12, in St. Barbara's Church in Woburn.
Interment was in Calvary Cemetery, Winchester. Arrangements were under
the care of the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, Tewksbury.

May 18, 2001
Carol A. Marasca - WOBURN
Of Woburn, May 18, Carol A. (Rossi). Beloved wife of Frederick. Devoted
mother of Frederick P. of N.C., Ruth of Woburn and Kenneth P. Marasca of
Raynham, mother-in-law of Linda and Denise Marasca. Sister of Kenneth P.
Rossi of Hyde Park, sister-in-law of Jeanne Rossi. Grandmother of Alexandra
Emerson, Travis, Steven & Kevin Marasca and Justin & Scott Rockey. Aunt of
Guy Rossi II, Maxine A. Del Tufo, Gabriella & Isabella Del Tufo and Eric & Julia
Rossi.
Funeral Mass at St. Pius X Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 9. Visiting hours
at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., MILTON, Mon. 5-8
PM. Interment National Cemetery-Bourne, Tues. at 12:30 PM.

May 19, 2001
Margaret Elizabeth (Hamilton) Hart
Hart - In Woburn, May 19th, Margaret Elizabeth (Hamilton), beloved wife of the
late Robert J. Hart. Devoted mother of Judie Hart Moyse and Roberta Hart
Shipp, both of North Andover, Cynthia Mary Hart of Lowell and Robert J. Hart
Jr. of FL. Sister of the late Anne E. Essigman, Mary E. Welburn, and Thomas J.
Jr., Francis R., Harold and David Hamilton. Loving grandmother of Danielle,
Thomas, and Paul "PJ" Hart, and Jennifer and Michael Shipp. Also survived
by several nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Wednesday, May 23rd at 9:15 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in St. Charles
Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery. Calling
hours are Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Donations may be made in Margaret's
memory to the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Rockville, MD
20852 or Hospice Care Inc., 41 Montvale Ave., Stoneham, MA 02180.

OBITUARY:
Margaret Elizabeth Hart, a lifelong resident of Woburn, passed away Saturday
evening at the Woburn Nursing Center after a brief illness. The wife of the late
Robert J. Hart, she was seventy-nine years of age. Born in Woburn, she was
the daughter of the late Thomas Johnson Hamilton and Mary Ann (Gannon)
Hamilton. She was educated in Woburn and graduated from St. Charles High
School.
Mrs. Hart worked in the auditing group for Sears & Roebuck Co. in Woburn
and later transferred to the Burlington store where she retired after twenty-five
years. She was very devoted to her family and after her retirement the main
focus in her life were her dear grandchildren. A member of St. Charles
Church, she served as a past President of St. Charles Alumnae, as well as
being a member of the Catholic Women's Club.
Preceding her in death were her husband Robert, who passed away in 1971,
her sisters, Mary E. Welburn and Anne E. Essigman, her brothers Thomas J.
Jr., Francis R., Harold, and David C. Hamilton.
Mrs. Hart is survived by three daughters, Judie Hart Moyse and Roberta Hart
Shipp both of North Andover, and Cynthia Mary Hart of Lowell; and her son,
Robert James Hart of Florida. She will also be sadly missed by five loving
grandchildren, Danielle, Thomas, and Paul James "PJ" Hart, and Jennifer and
Michael Shipp.
A funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street,
Woburn, on Wednesday, May 23rd, at 9:15 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in
St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment will be in
Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral home are
Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made in Mrs. Hart's
memory to the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Rockville, MD., or
to Hospice Care Inc., 41 Montvale Avenue, Stoneham, MA 02180.

May 22, 2001
Thomas J. Griffin
Griffin - in Woburn, suddenly, May 22nd, Thomas J., beloved husband of the
late Elizabeth A. (Macomber) Griffin. Devoted father of Kathlyn M. Ray and her
husband Donald of N. Chelmsford, Linda F. Griffin of Arlington, and the late
Michael Griffin. Brother of the late Mary T. Donahue. Loving grandfather of
Christopher J. Griffin, and Sara E., Timothy M., and Matthew T. Ray. Dear
uncle of Sharon A. Donahue of Woburn.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Friday, May 25th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Joseph's Church, 100
Washington St., Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Tom's
memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA
01701. Late Navy veteran, Korean War.

OBITUARY:
Thomas J. Griffin of Woburn, a retired postal employee, passed away early
Tuesday morning in Winchester Hospital at the age of 71. He was stricken at
his niece's home in Woburn, where he was staying after his home on Salem
Street was damaged by fire late Sunday night. He was the husband of the late
Elizabeth A. (Macomber) Griffin, who died nearly five years ago.
Born in Woburn, he was the son of the late John J. and Delia (Connolly)
Griffin. He graduated from Woburn High School with the Class of 1947. A
veteran of the Korean War, he served with the US Navy.
Mr. Griffin worked for the Postal Service in Woburn as a letter carrier, with
routes on Mishawum Road and East Woburn. He retired about ten years ago.
A former member of the Woburn Lodge of Elks, he had enjoyed gardening,
reading, and doing crossword puzzles in recent years.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his wife Elizabeth, were a son, Michael
C. Griffin, who died in 1989, and his sister, Mary T. Donahue. Surviving are
two daughters, Kathlyn M. Ray and her husband Donald of North Chelmsford,
and Linda F. Griffin of Arlington. He was the loving grandfather of
Christopher J. Griffin and Sara E., Timothy M., and Matthew T. Ray. He was
also the beloved uncle of Sharon A. Donahue of Woburn.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Friday, May 25th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral mass
in St. Joseph's Church, 100 Washington Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment will
follow in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral home will be
on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made in Tom's
memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA
01701.

May 24, 2001
Scalley, Thomas F. Jr. - WOBURN/ NEW HAMPSHIRE
Of Woburn, May 24, Thomas F. Jr. Beloved husband of "Pat" Patricia M.
(McEachern). Devoted father of Patricia Fernandes of Burlington, Pauline
Scalley, Janice Carey and Thomas F. Scalley III all of Woburn, Kevin Scalley of
Rowley and Stephen Scalley of Coppell, TX. Brother of Elizabeth Lawton of
Woburn, Anne McGee of Worcester, and the late William J. Scalley. Also
survived by eleven loving grandchildren.
Funeral from the McLaughlin-Dello Russo Funeral Home, 54 Pleasant St.,
WOBURN, Tuesday at 9AM., followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated at St.
Charles Church, 280 Main St., Woburn at 10AM. Relatives and friends are
respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday 4 thru 8 PM. Services will
conclude with burial at Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Expressions of sympathy
may be made in Tom's memory to St. Charles School Fund, 280 Main St.,
Woburn, MA 01801. Late U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII. McLaughlin-Dello Russo
Funeral Home 781-933-0083. (Boston Globe)

Reginald L. Fossey
Reginald L. Fossey, a veteran of two wars, died on Thursday Morning, May 24,
at the Bear Hill Nursing Center after a short illness. He was 77 years of age.
Born in Malden, he was the son of the late Carlton, and the late Myrtle (Irwin)
Fossey.
Mr. Fossey grew up in Woburn and enlisted in the U.S. Army during WWII. He
then went on to serve a second enlistment before the war had ended. He then
served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. Mr. Fossey was a member
of the American Legion. He was predeceased by his wife, the late Margaret A.
(Pinkos) Fossey, who died in 1998.
He is survived by one son, Paul L. Fossey and his wife Cathy, both of
Westford; one sister, Olive Nett and her husband Dominic, both of Woburn;
and one sister in law, Mary Fossey of Woburn. He is also survived by six
grandchildren, Andrew, Michael, Kevin, Katie, Matthew, and Daniel Fossey.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Graham Funeral Home, 3 Arlington Rd.,
Woburn on Wednesday, May 30 at 10:00am. Visiting hours will be on Tuesday
from 2-4 & 7-9. Burial will be at the Woodbrook Cemetery in Woburn.

May 27, 2001
Virginia M. (Shevlin) Sands
Sands - In Arlington, May 27th, 2001, Virginia M. (Shevlin) beloved wife of the
late George W. Sands. Devoted mother of Paul S. Sands and his wife Rosey of
Woburn, Peter J. Sands and his wife Amy, and Philip C. Sands, all of
Arlington. Sister of the late Phyllis Croce. Loving grandmother of Kimberly
Ciasullo, Eric, Elizabeth and Hilary Sands and great-grandmother of
Alyssandra Rose Ciasullo.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on
Wednesday, May 30th, at 8:00 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in St. Agnes
Church, 51 Medford Street, Arlington, at 9. Interment in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery,
Arlington. Calling hours are Tuesday, May 29th, from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations
may be made in Virginia's memory to the Alzheimer's Disease Assn. 36
Cameron Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140.

OBITUARY:
Virginia M. (Shevlin) Sands of Arlington, passed away Sunday, May 27th, at
Winchester Hospital. Beloved wife of the late George W. Sands, she was
eighty-two years of age.
Born in Taunton, her family moved to Worcester where she attended the
Worcester Public Schools. After graduating from Worcester North High
School, Mrs. Sands attended two years of business school. For over thirty
years she worked in the banking industry, first with Suburban National,
Harvard Trust, Coolidge Trust, and the Bay Bank in Lexington from which she
retired in 1985.
Mrs. Sands was very devoted to her husband and their three sons. Much of
her recreation in later years was spent playing "Bingo" which she very much
enjoyed.
Mrs. Sands was predeceased by her husband, George W. Sands who passed
away in 1966 and her sister Phyllis Croce of Worcester. She is survived by her
sons, Paul S. and his wife Rosey of Woburn, Peter J. and his wife Amy of
Arlington and Philip C. Sands of Arlington, her grandchildren Kimberly, Eric,
Elizabeth, Hillary and her great grandchild Alyssandra Rose.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Wednesday, May 30th, at 8:00 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Agnes Church, 24 Medford Street, Arlington at 9. Interment will be
in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington. Calling hours are Tuesday from 4 - 8 p.m.
Donations may be made in Mrs. Sands memory to the Alzheimers Disease
Assn., 36 Cameron Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140.

John A. McCann
McCann - in Woburn, May 27th, 2001, John A., beloved husband of Ellen T.
(Hagan) McCann. Devoted father of Ellen M. O'Rourke and her husband John
of NH, John McCann of Woburn, Catherine Olson and her husband James of
Woburn, Jeanne Day and her husband Christopher of NH, Edward McCann
and his wife Linda of Burlington. Dear brother of Vincent E. McCann of
Norwood, Paul McCann and Rita O'Loughlin of Lexington and the late Charles
J. McCann. Loving grandfather of Eric and Christine Olson, William and
Robert Day, Sheena and Meagan O'Rourke, Christopher McCann and the late
Paul Olson.
Funeral from the Lynch- Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Friday, June 1st at 9:15 a.m. followed by Funeral Mass at St. Barbara's Church,
138 Cambridge Road, Woburn at 10. Interment will be Monday, June 4th, the
V.A. National Cemetery in Bourne, in Bourne at a time to be announced.
Calling hours are Thursday from 4-8 p.m. Donations may be made in Mr.
McCann's memory to the Woburn High School Scholarship Fund, Inc., in
memory of Paul Olson, P.O. Box 202, Woburn, MA 01801.

OBITUARY:
John A. McCann, a longtime resident of Woburn, passed away Sunday
evening, May 27th, at the Life Care Center in Stoneham. The beloved husband
of Ellen T. (Hagan) McCann, he was seventy-six years of age.
Born in Medford, he was the son of the late Charles J. and Katherine (Haney)
McCann. John was raised in Somerville where he attended St. Clements
Elementary School and the Somerville Trade School. After high school, John
joined the Army where he served in the 777th Tank Battalion and participated
in the battles in Rhineland and Central Europe.
Shortly after returning home, he married Ellen T. (Hagan) McCann, his wife of
52 years. They lived in Woburn for forty-seven years, where they raised their
five children. John was a dedicated father and his family was his top priority.
Employed as a steamship clerk, he worked for the Boston Shipping Authority
for over fifty years before his retirement in 1988. Mr. McCann was a member of
the American Legion Post 101, the Billerica Irish American Club, the Billerica
Lodge of Elks #2071, the ILA 1066 Clerks Union, and the Irish American
Veterans Association, Post 1. In addition, John enjoyed camping and
woodworking.
Mr. McCann is predeceased by his brother Charles and his grandson, Paul
Olson. In addition to his wife Ellen, he is survived by their five children, Ellen
O'Rourke and her husband John of NH, John McCann of Woburn, Catherine
Olson and her husband James of Woburn, Jeanne Day and her husband
Christopher of New Hampshire, and Edward McCann and his wife Linda of
Burlington; his brothers, Vincent E. of Norwood, Paul of Lexington and his
sister Rita O'Loughlin of Lexington. He is also survived by his grandchildren,
Eric and Christine Olson, William and Robert Day, Sheena and Meagan
O'Rourke, and Christopher McCann.
A funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street,
Woburn, on Friday, June 1st, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St.
Barbara's Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn, at 10. Interment will be in
Bourne National Cemetery on Monday, June 4th, at a time to be announced.
Calling hours at the funeral home are Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations
may be made in Mr. McCann's memory to the Woburn High School
Scholarship Fund, Inc., in memory of Paul Olson, PO Box 202, Woburn, MA
01801.

Frederic W. Marshall, Jr.
Marshall - in Woburn, May 27th, suddenly, Frederic W. Jr., late retired Woburn
Police Officer, beloved husband of Anne M. (McDonough) Marshall. Devoted
father of Steven R. and his wife Sheila of Woburn, Paul J. and his wife Andrea
of Woburn, Kenneth W. and his wife Sharon of Pepperell, David J. of Woburn
and Julie A. Marshall of Ayer. Dear brother of Robert Marshall of Wareham.
Loving grandfather to Kerri, Michael, Christopher, Erin, Mark, Michaela and
Paul Marshall.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Thursday, May 31st, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main
Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling
hours Wednesday 4 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made in Mr. Marshall's
memory to the Immaculate Conception Church, 79 Sheridan Circle,
Winchester, MA 01890 or St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, MA
01801.

OBITUARY:
Frederic W. Marshall, Jr., 65, a retired Woburn police officer, died suddenly on
Sunday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Nashua, NH, after having been stricken
while visiting the home of his son Kenneth in Pepperell. He was the husband
of Anne M. (McDonough) Marshall for the past forty-three years.
Born and raised in the South End of Woburn, he was the son of the late
Frederick and Mary (O'Leary) Marshall. He was a 1953 graduate of Woburn
High School and continued his education at Bridgton Academy in Maine. He
served in the Army Reserves from 1957 to 1961. He worked briefly at Atlantic
Gelatin and was appointed to the Woburn Police reserves in December of
1959. He was appointed as a regular Police Officer by Mayor Jack Gilgun on
December 31, 1961, and retired on December 31, 1989. Since his retirement he
worked part-time for Enterprise Car Rentals, shuttling business people from
one area to another.
Mr. Marshall was a member of the Woburn Lodge of Elks, and the National
Association of Government Employees. He was one of the founders of the
International Brotherhood of Police Officers, Local 303, and served as its
president for a number of years. He loved to travel and particularly enjoyed
many trips to Ireland and Las Vegas. He was devoted to his children and
grandchildren. Actively involved in their daily lives, he was in attendance at all
his grandchildren's sporting events. He enjoyed daily visits to Gloria's in
Winchester where he visited with his friends every morning.
Surviving in addition to his wife Anne are four sons, Steven R. Marshall and
his wife Sheila, Paul J. Marshall and his wife Andrea, and David J. Marshall, all
of Woburn, and Kenneth W. Marshall and his wife Sharon of Pepperell; a
daughter, and Julie A. Marshall of Ayer; a brother, Robert Marshall of
Wareham; and his grandchildren, Kerri, Michael, Christopher, Erin, Mark,
Michaela, and Paul. Also surviving are several sisters- and brothers-in law,
nieces, nephews, and many friends.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Thursday, May 31st, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Charles Church, 280 main Street, Woburn, at 10. Interment will
follow in Woodbrook Cemetery in Woburn. Calling hours will be at the funeral
home on Wednesday from 4 to 9 p.m. Donations may be made in Fred's
memory to the Immaculate Conception Church, 79 Sheridan Circle,
Winchester, MA 01890, or to St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, MA
01801.

May 28, 2001
Catherine F. (Harrington) DeLuca
DeLuca - in Woburn, Monday, May 28th, Catherine F. (Harrington), beloved
wife of Donald A. DeLuca. Loving mother of Donald A. Jr. and his wife Diane
M. of Billerica, Richard J. and his wife Andrea of GA, Arlene M. Friel and her
husband Dan Jr. of Andover and Janet A. Fahey of Billerica. Dear sister of
Joan McNamara of Cambridge and the late Francis, John and Philip
Harrington, Helen Rowe, Mary Duffett and Dorothy McCallum. Loving
grandmother to Daniel and Kevin Friel, Kerri Walsh, Donald, David, Danny,
Jared and Talia DeLuca, Brian and Renee Fahey and great-grandmother to
David and Thomas Donald DeLuca and Kaitlyn Walsh.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street (Rt. 38),
Woburn, on Friday, June 1st, at 10:45 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Anthony
Church, 851 Main Street, Woburn, at 11:30. Calling hours Wednesday evening
7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery,
Woburn. Donations may be made in Catherine's memory to Hospice Care Inc.,
41 Montvale Avenue, Stoneham, MA 02180 or Boston Catholic TV Center, 55
Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02160.

May 29, 2001
Rita E. (DeMeo) Severo
Severo - of Woburn, in Orlando, FL, May 29th, 2001, Rita E. (DeMeo), beloved
wife of Fred A. Severo. Devoted mother of Fred A. Severo, Jr. and his wife
Darlene of Revere and Debra R. Severo of Woburn. Loving sister of Phyllis
Greer of Burlington, Barbara McCarthy of Woburn, Carolyn Vandall of
Chelmsford, Anthony DeMeo of E. Boston, Richard DeMeo of Peabody, David
DeMeo of Billerica, and the late Rosemarie Mattarazzo and John and Paul
DeMeo. Cherished grandmother of Robert, Jennifer, and Christopher, all of
Billerica.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street (Route 38),
Woburn, on Monday, June 4th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Barbara's
Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn, at 10. Interment in Woodbrook
Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours Sunday 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made
in Rita's memory to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen Street, Woburn,
MA 01801.

OBITUARY:
Rita E. Severo, a resident of Woburn's West Side, passed away at the Orlando
Regional Sand Lakes Hospital in Florida on Tuesday, May 29th, following a
long illness. She was the wife of Fred A. Severo for over fifty-two years. Born
in Woburn seventy-seven years ago, the oldest of ten children, she was the
daughter of the late Anthony and Margaret E. (Burke) DeMeo. She was raised
in East Boston and graduated from East Boston High School. Since 1954 she
had made her home in Woburn.
Mrs. Severo was employed for a number of years as an office manager in the
payroll department of B.A.S.F. in Bedford until her retirement fifteen years
ago. She was devoted to her family, and was greatly loved by her family and
many friends.
Preceding her in death were two brothers, John and Paul DeMeo, and a sister,
Rosemarie Mattarazzo. Surviving in addition to her husband Fred are a son,
Fred A. Severo, Jr. and his wife Darlene of Revere; a daughter, Debra R.
Severo of Woburn; three sisters, Phyllis Greer of Burlington, Barbara
McCarthy of Woburn, and Carolyn Vandall of Chelmsford; three brothers,
Anthony DeMeo of E. Boston, Richard DeMeo of Peabody, and David DeMeo of
Billerica. She was also the beloved grandmother of Robert, Jennifer, and
Christopher, all of Billerica.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Monday, June 4th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral mass
in St. Barbara's Church, 138 Cambridge Road, Woburn, at 10. Interment will
follow in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral home
will be on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in Rita's memory
to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.
May 30, 2001

Charles J. Zolon
Zolon - in Medford, formerly of Woburn and Jamaica Plain, May 30th, Charles
J., former husband of the late Virginia L. (Randall) Zolon. Beloved father of
Virginia L. Altmann of Delhi, NY, Kenneth R. Zolon and his wife Phebe of
Cambridge, Nancy J. Tourkantonis and her husband Arthur of Woburn, and
Lynne P. Freitas and her husband Jim of Medford. Brother of Mary T. Curll of
Cambridge and the late Walter Zolontkowski. Dear grandfather of Christopher
Altmann and his wife Kim of E. Meredith, NY, and his wife Kim, Scott Altmann
and his wife Lucia of Washington, DC, Randy Bennett and his wife Beth of
Worcester, and Jimmy and Angela Freitas of Medford, and great-grandfather
of Tyler, Sydney, and Kyle Bennett of Worcester. Uncle of Fred Curll and his
wife Ann, and Charles Curll.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Donations may be made in Mr. Zolon's memory to the American Heart
Association, 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.

OBITUARY:
Charles J. Zolon of Medford, a former resident of Woburn and Jamaica Plain,
passed away in Melrose-Wakefield Hospital early Wednesday following a
lengthy illness. He was eighty-five years of age.
Born in Cambridge, he was the son of the late Charles A. and Alexandra
(Blaguszewska) Zolontkowski. He lived in Woburn for a number of years and
also lived in Jamaica Plain and Roslindale. For the past six years he made his
home in Wakefield. Mr. Zolon worked as a chef at The Lobster House in
downtown Boston for a number of years, and later worked as a caterer.
He was the former husband of the late Virginia L. (Randall) Zolon, who died in
1976. He was also predeceased by his brother, Walter Zolontkowski.
Surviving are three daughters, Virginia L. Altmann of Delhi, New York, Nancy
J. Tourkantonis and her husband Arthur of Woburn, and Lynne P. Freitas and
her husband Jim of Medford; a son, Kenneth R. Zolon and his wife Phebe of
Cambridge, a sister, Mary T. Curll of Cambridge. He was also the grandfather
of Christopher Altmann and his wife Kim of E. Meredith, NY, and his wife Kim,
Scott Altmann and his wife Lucia of Washington, DC, Randy Bennett and his
wife Beth of Worcester, and Jimmy and Angela Freitas of Medford, and
great-grandfather of Tyler, Sydney, and Kyle Bennett of Worcester. He was
the uncle of Fred Curll and his wife Ann, and Charles Curll.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are
no calling hours. Donations may be made in Mr. Zolon's memory to the
American Heart Association, 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.
Arrangements are by the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, Woburn.

May 31, 2001
Alice M. (Plamondon) Smith
Smith - of Woburn, in Littleton, NH, May 31st, 2001, Alice M. (Plamondon),
beloved wife of the late Charles J. Smith. Devoted mother of Susanne
Mahoney and her husband David of Woburn, and Colette Morris and her
husband Ronald of Lisbon, NH. Sister of the late Frank Plamondon. Also
survived by seven grandchildren: Michael Mahoney, Lisa Mancauskas, and
Amanda, Stacey, Ron, Jr., Brian, and Samantha Morris. Also survived by two
great-grandchildren: Dylan and Kyler Benson.
A funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street,
Woburn, on Tuesday, June 5th, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to
attend. Interment will be in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at
the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street (Rt. 38), Woburn, are on
Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. only. Donations may be made in her memory to St.
Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, MA 01801.

OBITUARY:
Alice M. Smith, a longtime Woburn resident, passed away in Littleton Hospital
in Littleton, New Hampshire, Thursday evening, May 31st, 2001, following a
long illness. The wife of the late Charles J. Smith, who died in 1996, she was
91 years of age. Born in New Brunswick, Canada, she was the daughter of the
late Horace and Hosanna Plamondon. She came to Massachusetts with her
family as a youngster and was raised in Beverly. She lived in the South End of
Woburn for over fifty years until recently, when she took up residence in New
Hampshire.
In addition to her husband of fifty-one years, Charles, a longtime employee of
the A&P Supermarkets, she was predeceased by her brother, Frank
Plamondon. Surviving are two daughters: Susanne Mahoney and her
husband David of Woburn, and Colette Morris and her husband Ronald of
Lisbon, New Hampshire; seven grandchildren, Michael Mahoney, Lisa
(Mahoney) Mancauskas, Amanda, Stacey, Ronald Jr., Brian, and Samantha
Morris; and two great-grandchildren: Dylan and Kyler Benson.
A funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street,
Woburn, on Tuesday, June 5th, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to
attend. Interment will follow in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours
at the funeral home are Monday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. only. Donations
may be made in Mrs. Smith's memory to St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street,
Woburn, MA 01801.

Lloyd O. Jordan
Jordan - in Billerica, formerly of Woburn, May 31st, Lloyd O., beloved husband
of Joan C. (Gladden) Jordan. Devoted father of Nathaniel L., Sonya R., and
Nadine C. Jordan, all of Billerica. Son of Lloyd Jordan and the late Emma
(Fowlkes) Jordan. Dear brother of Bruce E., Anthony D., Robert A., Thomas F.,
and Aaron L. Jordan, Pauline B. Nelson, Coralie F. Samuels, and the late
Richard D. Jordan. Also survived by a grandson, Darren W. Jordan.
A funeral service will be held in St. James Church, 1991 Mass. Ave. (Porter
Sq.), Cambridge, on Monday, June 4th, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are
invited to attend. Calling hours will be at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home,
263 Main Street (Route 38), Woburn, on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Interment will be in Woodbrook Cemetery, Salem Street, Woburn. Late Army
veteran, Vietnam War. Donations may be made in Lloyd's memory to the New
England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court Street. Boston, MA 02108.

OBITUARY:
Lloyd O. Jordan of Billerica, a native of Woburn, passed away at the Lahey
Clinic Medical Center in Burlington on Thursday, May 31st. The husband of
Joan C. (Gladden) Jordan, he was 58 years of age. Born and raised in
Woburn, he was the son of Lloyd Jordan and the late Emma (Fowlkes) Jordan.
He graduated from Woburn High School with the class of 1962, and attended
school for computer technology for two years. A veteran of the Vietnam War,
he served in the U.S. Army. He had worked as a computer operator for the
Polaroid Corporation since 1968.
Lloyd was a past commander and a trustee of the VFW Post 543 in Woburn.
He was also District 18 Commander in 1999-2000 in the state VFW
organization. In addition, he held membership in the Malden and Melrose VFW
Posts. A resident of Billerica since 1976, he was family oriented and enjoyed
traveling. He volunteered a great deal of his time working with veterans,
assisting at the Veterans hospitals with recreational activities, and with VFW
organizations.
Preceding him in death in addition to his mother was a brother, Richard D.
Jordan. Surviving are his wife of 32 years, Joan, his son, Nathaniel L. Jordan
of Billerica; two daughters, Sonya R. and Nadine C. Jordan, both of Billerica;
five brothers, Bruce, Anthony, Robert, Thomas, and Aaron, and two sisters,
Pauline Nelson and Coralie Samuels. He also leaves a grandson, Darren
Jordan.
The funeral service will be celebrated on Monday, June 4th, at St. James
Episcopal Church, 1991 Massachusetts Avenue (Porter Square), Cambridge, at
10 a.m., followed by burial in Woodbrook Cemetery, Salem Street, Woburn.
Calling hours will be at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street
(Route 38), Woburn, on Sunday, June 3rd, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Donations may be made in Lloyd's memory to the New England Shelter for
Homeless Veterans, 17 Court Street. Boston, MA 02108.


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