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September 3, 2001
Francis J. "Frank" Mason
Mason - of Tewksbury, formerly of Woburn, suddenly, September 3rd, Francis
J. "Frank", age 34, beloved husband of Cathy M. (Devereaux) Mason. Devoted
father of Joseph F. and Jared E. Mason. Loving son of Elaine M. (Carceo)
Mason of Tewksbury and the late Francis A. Mason. Dear brother of Debora
Gerard and Darlene Hill, both of Woburn, Sandra Landis of CA, Sharon Lynch
of Tewksbury, and Kim Phillips of Chelmsford. Son-in-law of Edward and
Theresa Devereaux of Peabody. Also survived by several sisters- and
brothers-in-law, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street (Rt. 38),
WOBURN, on Friday, September 7th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Barbara's
Church, 138 Cambridge Street (Route 3 South, exit#33A from Rt. 128), Woburn,
at 10. Calling hours Thursday 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery,
Woburn. Donations may be made in Frank's memory to the Mason Children's
Educational Fund, c/o Stoneham Savings Bank, 2171 Main St., Tewksbury, MA
01876.

OBITUARY:
Frank J. Mason, 34, a native of Woburn's West Side who had made his home
in Tewksbury for the past seven years, died suddenly on Monday, September
3rd, while traveling home from a family vacation in New Hampshire. He was
the husband of Cathy M. (Devereaux) Mason. Frank, along with his wife and
children and some friends, had been camping at Jellystone Park in Ashland,
NH, and was stricken while he was a passenger in a car on the way home. He
was transported to Lake Regions General Hospital in Laconia and died there.
Born in Woburn July 8, 1967, he was the son of Elaine M. (Carceo) Mason,
who now lives in Tewksbury, and the late Francis A. Mason. He was a 1986
graduate of Woburn High School. He lived in Woburn until his marriage seven
years ago, when he and his wife took up residence in Tewksbury.
For the past three years, he had been employed at United Stationers in
Woburn. Previously he worked for twelve years for Big A Auto Parts, which
was located in Peabody. He was an avid NASCAR racing fan, and enjoyed
frequent camping trips to Jellystone Park with his young children.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Cathy, and his mother, he is survived by his
two sons, Joseph F. and Jared E. Mason; five sisters, Debora Gerard and
Darlene Hill, both of Woburn, Sandra Landis of California, Sharon Lynch of
Tewksbury, and Kim Phillips of Chelmsford. He was the son-in-law of Edward
and Theresa Devereaux of Peabody. He also leaves several brothers- and
sisters-in-law, and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Friday, September 7th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Barbara's Church, 138 Cambridge St., Woburn, at 10. Interment will
follow in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral home
are Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in Frank's memory to
the Mason Children's Educational Fund, c/o Stoneham Savings Bank, 2171
Main St., Tewksbury, MA 01876.

September 7, 2001
Albert J. Minotti (aka Magliochetti)
Minotti - in Daytona Beach, FL, formerly of Woburn, Reading, and Stoneham,
Sept. 7th, Albert J. (Magliochetti), beloved husband of Cecile (Filion) Minotti.
Devoted father of Albert J. Minotti, Jr. of Stoneham and Diana Day of NH.
Brother of Eleanor Copeta and Mary Pietrantonio, both of Woburn, Jean
Maffeo of Winchester, Viola Wormel of FL, Frank Magliochetti of Andover, and
the late Angelina Sqrulloni, Doris Hill, Pauline DeLucia, and Edward
Magliochetti. Also survived by 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street (Rt. 38),
WOBURN, on Wednesday, Sept. 12th, at 10:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St.
Charles Church, 280 Main St., Woburn, at 11. Calling hours Tuesday from 4 to
9 p.m. Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Late Army veteran, WW II.

OBITUARY:
Albert J. Minotti, 87, a native of Woburn, passed away at his home in Daytona
Beach Shores, Florida, Friday evening, followed by a long illness. He was the
husband of Cecile (Filion) Minotti for the past nine years. He was born Albert
Magliochetti in Bedford Hills, New York, the son of the late Antonio and Lucia
(Copine) Magliochetti. He changed his last name to Minotti when he was a
young man. He grew up in Woburn and attended Woburn schools.
A decorated veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army. He was the
recipient of the Bronze Star for meritorious achievement in ground combat
against the enemy in the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of
Operations. He was a leather worker for much of his life, for Beggs and Cobb
and later J.J. Riley Leather Company. He later worked for the state as manager
of the Janis Skating Rink in Lowell for ten years before retiring. For many
years, Mr. Minotti lived with his family in Reading, and then lived in Stoneham
before taking up residence in Florida twenty-five years ago. He continued to
maintain a home in Stoneham until the past few years. He held membership in
the American Legion of Winchester.
Preceding him in death were a brother, Edward Magliochetti, and three sisters,
Angelina Sqrulloni, Doris Hill, and Pauline DeLucia. Surviving in addition to
his wife Cecile are a son, Albert J. Minotti, Jr. of Stoneham, a daughter, Diana
Day of New Hampshire. Four sisters, Eleanor Copeta and Mary Pietrantonio,
both of Woburn, Jean Maffeo of Winchester, Viola Wormel of Florida, and a
brother, Frank Magliochetti of Andover. Also surviving are six grandchildren
and five great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Wednesday, September 12th, at 10:15 a.m., followed by a
funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 11. Interment
will be in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral home are
Tuesday from 4 to 9 p.m.

September 8, 2001
Lee J. Manzi
Lee J. Manzi, a longtime resident of Medford passed away at the Lawrence
Memorial Hospital in Medford on Saturday, September 8th. He was 84 years of
age. Born and raised in Malden, he was the son of the late Michael, and the
late Andrea (Santinello) Manzi. Mr. Manzi was predeceased by his wife, the
late Ruth M. (Quinton) Manzi, of Medford, who died in 1999. A Union
Carpenter, Mr. Manzi retired from the Tucker Concrete Form Co. of Malden in
1980. He was also a member of the Malden Italian American Club.
He is survived by two daughters, Andrea Lundin of Woburn and Ruth Smith of
Lake Havasu City, AZ; and one son, Robert Manzi of Milford. He is also
survived by one sister, Annette Ventrice of Saugus; one brother, John Manzi
of Medford; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Services were
conducted at the Graham Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 11 at
10:00am. Burial was at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Medford.

David C. Carlson
Carlson - of Woburn, by accident, September 8th, David C., age 51, beloved
husband of Dyann M. (DiMarzo) Carlson. Devoted father of Damon and Devon
Carlson, both of Woburn. Brother of Robert Carlson and his wife Cheryl, and
Dan Carlson, all of NH. Son-in-law of Joseph L. and Delia DiMarzo of
Chelmsford, formerly of Winchester.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Wednesday, September 12th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Barbara's
Church, 138 Cambridge St., Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Tuesday from 4 to 8
p.m. Interment will be private. Donations may be made in David's memory to
the Foundation for Faces of Children, c/o Dr. John B. Mulliken, c/o Children's
Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115.

OBITUARY:
David C. Carlson of Woburn died Saturday evening at the Dartmouth
Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, as a result of injuries
suffered in a motorcycle accident. The husband of Dyann M. (DiMarzo)
Carlson for the past twenty-five years, he was fifty-one. Born and raised in
Wilmington, he was the son of the late Roy and Josephine (Biggi) Carlson. He
graduated from Wilmington High School with the Class of 1968.
He had lived with his family on Woburn's West Side for the past seventeen
years. A mechanical designer, he worked for MIT Lincoln Lab in Lexington for
the Entergee Group. In addition to his family, to whom he was devoted, his
greatest loves were motorcycles and hockey.
In addition to his wife Dyann, he leaves a son, Damon Carlson, and a
daughter, Devon Carlson; two brothers, Robert Carlson and his wife Cheryl,
and Dan Carlson, all of New Hampshire. He was also the son-in-law of Joseph
L. and Delia DiMarzo of Chelmsford, formerly of Winchester.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Wednesday, September 12th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a
funeral mass in St. Barbara's Church, 138 Cambridge St., Woburn, at 10.
Interment will be private. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Tuesday
from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in David's memory to the Foundation
for Faces of Children, c/o Dr. John B. Mulliken, c/o Children's Hospital, 300
Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115.

John W. O'Donnell
O'Donnell - in Woburn, September 8th, John W., beloved husband of the late
Helen L. (McLaughlin) O'Donnell. Devoted father of John D. "Jack" O'Donnell
and his wife Nancy, and Jeanne F. Hannoosh and her husband Chuck, all of
Boxford, Judy A. Bouvier of Hudson, NH, and Gerard W. "Jerry" O'Donnell and
his wife Maureen of Woburn. Brother of the late Albert and Ann O'Donnell,
Helen Cogan, and Margaret Moore. Also survived by 8 grandchildren and 11
great-grandchildren.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street (Rt. 38),
WOBURN, on Tuesday, September 11th, at 10:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St.
Charles Church, 280 Main St., Woburn, at 11. Calling hours Monday 4 to 8 p.m.
Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in John's
memory to the Woodbriar Activity Center, 90 West Street, Wilmington, MA
01887.

OBITUARY:
John W. O'Donnell, a lifelong Woburn resident, passed away in Wilmington on
Saturday, September 8th, at the age of 89. He was the husband of the late
Helen L. (McLaughlin) O'Donnell, who died in 1980. Born in Woburn, he was
the son of the late Robert and Hannah (McEleney) O'Donnell. He graduated
from Woburn High School and Wentworth Institute in Boston. He served in the
National Guard, and during World War II worked as a lead rigger in the
Charlestown Navy Yard.
For most of his life, John worked for the D.L. Maher Company, a water supply
contractor, as a foreman and pump inspector. Following his retirement, he
enjoyed working along with his son Jerry at Maple Meadow Garden Center in
Wilmington. He was devoted to his family and enjoyed many family vacations
in Hampton Beach and in Florida.
In addition to his wife Helen, he was preceded in death by a brother, Albert
O'Donnell, and three sisters, Helen Cogan, Margaret Moore, and Ann
O'Donnell. Surviving are two sons, John D. "Jack" O'Donnell and his wife
Nancy of Boxford, and Gerard W. "Jerry" O'Donnell and his wife Maureen of
Woburn; two daughters, Judy A. Bouvier of Hudson, NH, and Jeanne F.
Hannoosh and her husband Chuck of Boxford. Also surviving are eight
grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Tuesday, September 11th, at 10:15 a.m., followed by a
funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 11. Interment
will be in Calvary Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours at the funeral home are
Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in John's memory to the
Woodbriar Activity Center, 9 West Street, Wilmington, MA 01887.

September 9, 2001
Clifford C. Leavitt
Leavitt - of Reading, formerly of Peabody and Woburn, September 9th, Clifford
C., beloved husband of the late Margaret E. (Brady) Leavitt. Devoted father of
Dianna Gagnon and her husband Roger of Woburn. Dear brother of James
Leavitt of Peabody and the late Paul Leavitt. Also survived by his stepmother,
Barbara Leavitt of Woburn, 3 stepchildren, 15 grandchildren, 7
great-grandchildren, several nephews, and a niece.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, September 11th, in Woodbrook
Cemetery, Salem Street, Woburn, at 9:30 a.m.
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home,
263 Main Street (Rt. 38), Woburn, Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Donations
may be made in Clifford's memory to the Resident Activity Fund, Wingate at
Reading, 1364 Main Street, Reading, MA 01867. Late Army veteran, Korean
War.

OBITUARY:
Clifford C. Leavitt, a native of Woburn, passed away at Winchester Hospital
early Sunday morning at the age of seventy-two. He was the husband of the
late Margaret E. (Brady) Leavitt, who died twelve years ago. Born in Boston,
he was the son of the late Clifford and Edith (Awalt) Leavitt. He grew up in
Woburn and attended Woburn schools. He was an Army veteran of the Korean
War.
For many years, Mr. Leavitt was employed by the Atlantic Gelatin Company in
Woburn as a crane operator. He retired from there about thirteen years ago,
and following his retirement he worked at a convenience store in North
Woburn for many years. He lived in Peabody for a number of years until
taking up residence in Reading a few years ago.
He was a gifted musician, and enjoyed entertaining his friends by playing the
guitar. He also enjoyed cooking and gardening in earlier years. His greatest
enjoyment in more recent years came from spending time with his.grandchildren.
In addition to his wife Margaret, he was preceded in death by a brother, Paul
Leavitt. Surviving are his daughter, Dianna Gagnon and her husband Roger of
Woburn, his brother, James Leavitt of Peabody, his stepmother, Barbara
Leavitt of Woburn, as well as three stepchildren, 15 grandchildren, 7
great-grandchildren, and several nephews and a niece.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, September 11th, at 9:30 a.m. in
the Soldier's Lot at Woodbrook Cemetery, Salem Street, Woburn. Relatives
and friends are invited to attend. Calling hours will be at the Lynch-Cantillon
Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.
Donations may be made in Clifford's memory to the Resident Activity Fund,
Wingate at Reading, 1364 Main Street, Reading, MA 01867.

September 13, 2001
Muriel E. Leland
Muriel E. (Lester) Leland, a longtime resident of Woburn, died on Thursday
Afternoon, September 13, at the Arnold House Nursing Home in Stoneham.
She was 89 years of age. Born in Millville, New Brunswick, Canada, she was
the daughter of the late Rev. E. Walter Lester, and the late Susan (Sherwood)
Lester. Mrs. Leland came to Woburn as a young lady, and she was an active
member of the North Congregational Church in North Woburn, and was a
member of the "Circle A Club" at the church.
Mrs. Leland was the wife of the late Harold A. Leland, who died in 1989. She
had worked as an accountant for the Raytheon Corp., and later as a Nurses
Aid at the former Choate Hospital. In addition to her husband, she was also
predeceased by one brother, the late James D. Lester, and two sisters, the late
Myrtle Whitney and the late Constance Hill.
She is survived by one son, H. Lester Leland and his wife, Doris, both of Hyde
Park, NY; three granddaughters, Nancy Marie Leland of Central Asia, Wendy
Sue Roberts of Danbury, CT, and Cristy Grace Gunduz of Woburn; two great
grandsons, Leland Carl Roberts and Zachary Christian Roberts, both of
Danbury, CT; and one great granddaughter, Ceylan Rose Gunduz of Woburn.
She is also survived by two sisters, Helen Carr of El Paso, TX, and Eula Swain
of Reading, many nieces and nephews, and many grandnieces and
grandnephews.
A Graveside Service will be held at the Woodbrook Cemetery, 100 Salem St.,
Woburn on Tuesday, September 18 at 10:15. A Memorial Service will follow at
the North Congregational Church, 896 Main St., Woburn at 11:00. Visiting
hours will be at the Graham Funeral Home, 3 Arlington Rd., Woburn on
Monday Evening from 4-8 pm. Memorial donations may be made to the North
Congregational Church, Muriel Leland Memorial Fund, 896 Main St., Woburn,
MA 01801; or the American Cancer Society, 654 Beacon St., 6th Floor, Boston,
MA 02215.

September 14, 2001
Evelyn A. Phalon
Evelyn A. (Smyth) Phalon of Woburn, passed away at the Community Hospice
House in Merrimack, NH on Friday Morning, September 14, after a short
illness. She was 76 years of age. Mrs. Phalon was the daughter of the late
Alexander, and the late Meta (Hyldburg) Smyth; and the wife of the late
Edward A. Phalon, who died in 1989.
She had retired from Environmental Interiors Company in Nashua, NH. Mrs.
Phalon was an active member of the Montvale Congregational Church in
Woburn, and a former Board Member of the Church Women of Woburn. She
was also a Volunteer typist at the Woburn Senior Center, a member of the
Woburn Senior Citizens Club, and former Member of the Board of The Woburn
Council on Aging.
In addition to her husband, she is predeceased by one brother, the late
Samuel J. Smyth; and three sisters, the late Ruth C. DeLong, the late Marjorie
E. Farrell, and the late Donna K. Pohland. She is survived by two sons, David
Edward Phalon and his wife Ann, both of Ladson, SC, and Steven John
Phalon and his wife Carol, both of Apple Valley, CA; and one daughter, Diane
Elaine Phalon of Nashua, NH. She is also survived by seven grandchildren,
Sara Ann and Helen Julia McDonald-Phalon; Melissa Ann and Brandon
Edward Pach; John Michael, Christine Allison, and Brian John Phalon; three
brothers, George A., Alexander, and Richard R. Smyth; and two sisters,
Frances C. Paulsen and Sue A. Coe.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Montvale Congregational Church, Central
& Orange Sts., Woburn on Wednesday Afternoon, September 19 at 1:00 pm.
Burial will be at the Woodbrook Cemetery in Woburn. In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations may be made to the Montvale Congregational Church,
Central & Orange Sts., Woburn, MA 01801; or the Friends of the Council of
Aging, Woburn Senior Center, 144 School St., Woburn, MA 01801; or Home
Health & Hospice Care, 22 Prospect St., Nashua, NH 03060.

Shirley T. (Christie) Mahoney
Mahoney - in Woburn, September 14th, 2001, Shirley T. (Christie), beloved wife
of Edward F. Mahoney, Jr. Loving mother of Mark E. Mahoney and his wife
Ellen of Burlington and Kevin J. Mahoney and his wife Cheryl of Woburn. Dear
sister of Marjorie Bistany of Woburn and Ralph Christie of ME. Also survived
by three loving grandchildren.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street (Route 38),
Woburn on Monday, September 17th, at 9:30 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Joseph's
Church, 100 Washington St., Woburn, at 10. Relatives and friends may call at
the funeral home Monday morning from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Interment in Calvary
Cemetery. Donations may be made in Shirley's memory to the National Kidney
Foundation of MA, 129 Morgan Drive, Norwood, MA 02062.

OBITUARY:
Shirley T. (Christie) Mahoney of Woburn passed away early this morning
(September 14th, 2001) at her home here following a lengthy illness. The wife
of Edward F. Mahoney, Jr. for the past fifty years, she was seventy-five years
of age. Born in Woburn, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Mary
(Dion) Christie. She attended St. Charles School and graduated from Woburn
High School. She raised her family in East Woburn, where she has resided
since her marriage. She worked as a nurse's aide at the Choate Hospital in
earlier years, and was very involved in St. Joseph's Church.
Surviving in addition to her husband Edward are two sons, Mark E. Mahoney
and his wife Ellen of Burlington and Kevin J. Mahoney and his wife Cheryl of
Woburn; a brother, Ralph Christie of Maine, and a sister, Marjorie Bistany, of
Woburn.
Also surviving are three grandchildren.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home on Monday,
September 17th, at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Joseph's
Church, 100 Washington St., Woburn, at 10. Interment will follow in Calvary
Cemetery, Woburn. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home
Monday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Donations may be made in Shirley's
memory to the National Kidney Foundation of Massachusetts, 129 Morgan
Drive, Norwood, MA 02062.

September 15, 2001
Richard J. DeSalvo
DeSalvo - in Marlboro formerly of Woburn, Richard J. "Richie", husband of
Maureen (Murphy) DeSalvo. Loving father of Carly, Richard and Michael
DeSalvo of Woburn. Cherished son of Robert and Fern (Rowland) DeSalvo of
Woburn. Dear brother of Roberta Clements of Wilmington, Robert of NH, Carl
of Woburn, Susan Marshall of CT and Joanne DeSalvo of Lexington. Also
survived by several loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on
Tuesday, Sept 18th, at 9:30 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church, 851
North Main Street, Woburn at 10:15. Calling hours are Monday, 4-9 p.m.
Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

Dorothy M. Johnson
JOHNSON-in Woburn, September 15th, Dorothy M. (Garnett) beloved wife of
the late Richard H. Johnson. Devoted mother of Joan Gouthro of Dorchester,
June M. Fish of Stoughton and Lorraine A. Delaney of Woburn. Loving
grandmother of ten grandchildren, twenty-two great grandchildren, and two
great-great grandchildren.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on
Monday, September 17th, at 11:30 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Joseph's Church,
100 Washington Street, East Woburn at 12 noon. Calling hours Monday from
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

September 22, 2001
William G. Schneider
William G. "Bud" Schneider, a lifelong resident of Woburn, passed away at his
home on Saturday Evening, Sep. 22, after a sudden illness. He was 87 years of
age. Born in Woburn, he was the son of the late Fred, and the late Mabel J.
(Hamilton) Schneider, and step-son of the late Leta Marsh Schneider.  Mr.
Schneider was a Graduate of Woburn High School, Class of 1932.
For many years, he owned and operated Mishawum Farms-Schneider Dairy. At
it's height, the farm encompassed over 120 acres in the Salem Street,
Washington Street area to the Stoneham line, and had a farm stand, as well as
livestock until the early 1950s. The Dairy farm continued until the 1960's.
"Bud", as he was known, later worked for the former Austin-Hastings
Company in Woburn. He retired in 1976. He remained active in maintaining the
farm property until his recent illness. Bud was a member of the Montvale
Congregational Church in Woburn. He was a devoted husband, father,
grandfather and great grandfather. He loved baseball and hockey.
He was predeceased by his wife, the late Jean E. (Gray) Schneider who died in
1985. He was also predeceased by one brother, the late Fred D. Schneider, and
two sisters, the late Esther L. Newcomb, and the late Mabel G. Hamilton. Mr.
Schneider is survived by four sons, Robert W. Schneider of Reading, Charles
F. Schneider of Woburn, James A. Schneider of Andover, and Richard B.
Schneider of Wilmington; three daughters, Barbara J. Wiseman of Andover,
Janet M. Rabbitt of Woburn, and Susan E. Sullivan of Woburn. He is also
survived by two brothers in law, George Newcomb of Dover, and Charles Gray
of Lynnfield, 14 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and many nieces,
nephews, and cousins.
A Funeral Service was conducted on Wednesday, September 26 at the
Montvale Congregational Church in Woburn. Burial was at the Wildwood
Cemetery, Winchester. Memorial donations may be made to the Visiting Nurse
of Middlesex East & Visiting Nurse Hospice, 607 North Ave., Ste.17, Wakefield,
MA 01880.

September 23, 2001
Ronald M. Wiseman
Ronald M. Wiseman of Salem, NH, formerly of Stoneham and Woburn, passed
away at home on Sunday Morning, September 23. He was 67 years of age.
Born in New Brunswick Canada, he was the son of the late George O., and the
late Mary (Sacobie) Wiseman.
Mr. Wiseman served in the U.S. Army for 21 years from 1962 to his retirement
in 1983, including 3 1/2 tours of duty in Vietnam. During his duty in Vietnam,
he was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service, and
the Cross of Gallantry. Mr. Wiseman had lived throughout the world during his
military career, including Korea and Germany. He was a lifetime member of
the American Legion, and the Woburn D.A.V.
He is survived by one daughter, Cynthia Henry, and one son-in-law, Lawrence
Henry, both of Salem, NH; two grandsons, Thomas and Robert Henry, and one
great granddaughter, Shaseana Henry. He is also survived by two sisters,
Elizabeth Brewer and Edith Donahue, both of Canada.
Services were conducted at the Graham Funeral Home on Wednesday
Evening, September 26th. Burial with full military honors took place at the
Woodbrook Cemetery in Woburn. Memorial donations may be made to the
American Cancer Society, 654 Beacon St., 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215.

September 24, 2001
Charlotte R. Chute
Charlotte R. (O'Connor) Chute of Winchester passed away at the Winchester
Hospital on Monday Morning, September 24, after a brief illness. She was 58
years of age. Born in Wellsville, NY, she grew up in Belmont and Watertown.
She was a graduate of Belmont High School and the Chandler School in
Boston. Mrs. Chute had been a resident of Winchester for 37 years. She was a
member of the Crawford Memorial United Methodist Church in Winchester.
She is survived by her husband, Roy J. Chute of Winchester, and her parents,
Charles E. and Mary Elizabeth (McDermott) O'Connor, both of Woburn. She is
also survived by three daughters, Cheryl A. Meaney of Woburn, Kristen L.
Chute and Elizabeth M. Chute, both of Winchester; two sons, James L. Chute
of Woburn, and Charles F. Chute of Winchester; and four grandchildren, Paul
Joseph, Max Francis, Kyle James, and Connor Charles. She also leaves her
father-in-law and mother-in-law, James E. and Mary G. Chute, both of
Winchester; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Gilbert of Melrose, and Carol Schrock
of Hamilton; and one brother-in-law, James Edward Chute Jr. of Winchester.
Funeral Services were held at the Crawford Memorial United Methodist Church
in Winchester on Friday, September 28. Interment was at the Wildwood
Cemetery in Winchester. Memorial donations may be made to the American
Cancer Society, 654 Beacon St., 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215.

Mary C. (Farrell) Wells
Wells - in Woburn, September 24th, Mary C. (Farrell), beloved wife of George
Wells. Devoted mother of David G. Wells and Donna Metrano, both of NH, and
the late George Wells, Jr. and Diane Barry. Dear sister of Richard and Robert
Farrell, both of Stoneham, Thomas Farrell of Wakefield, Joseph Farrell of
Woburn, Louis Farrell of FL, and the late Edward, William, John, and Clarence
Farrell. Also survived by 9 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and
many nieces and nephews. 
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Friday, September 28th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280
Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Thursday 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in
Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

OBITUARY:
Mary C. Wells, 77, a longtime Woburn resident of Woburn, passed away in
Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford on Monday, September 24th,
following a long illness. She was the wife of George L. Wells for the past
fifty-five years. Born and raised in Winchester, she was the daughter of the
late James E. and Angelina (Drapeau) Farrell. She received her education at St.
Mary's School in Winchester. She took up residence in Woburn following her
marriage in 1946. Mrs. Wells worked as a sales clerk for Toys R Us for the past
fifteen years, and previously worked for Ames Department Store. She enjoyed
knitting and taking long, scenic drives, but her focus in life was her children
and grandchildren, to whom she was devoted.
Preceding her in death was a daughter, Diane Barry, a son, George L. Wells,
Jr., who died earlier this year, and four brothers, Edward, William, John, and
Clarence Farrell. Surviving are a daughter, Donna Metrano, and a son, David
G. Wells, both of New Hampshire, and five brothers, Richard and Robert
Farrell, both of Stoneham, Thomas Farrell of Wakefield, Joe Farrell of Woburn,
and Louis Farrell of Florida. She was also the cherished grandmother of nine
grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, and the aunt of many nieces
and nephews.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Friday, September 28th, 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
Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m.

September 26, 2001
LaVada E. (Barry) Fell
Fell - in Burlington, Sept. 26th, LaVada E. (Barry) beloved wife of the late
Thomas W. Fell. Devoted mother of Thomas W. Jr., M.D., of CA, Richard N. of
Burlington, Gene D. of Billerica, Barbara A. Luby of SC, Barry M. of PA, and
Marie T. Fell-Remmers of Sudbury. Also survived by 17 grandchildren and 4
great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on
Saturday, September 29th at 9 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Margaret's Church, 111
Winn Street (Exit 34 from Route 128, north toward Burlington), Burlington, at
10. Calling hours Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Chestnut Hill Cemetery,
Burlington. Donations may be made in Mrs. Fell's memory to the First Baptist
Church, 173 Church Street, Wilmington, MA 01887.

OBITUARY:
LaVada Fell of Burlington passed away in Sudbury yesterday morning at the
age of 82. She was the wife of the late Thomas W. Fell, who died in 1981. Born
in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and
Kate (Perry) Barry. She grew up in San Antonio, Texas, and came to live in
Burlington in 1959. She worked along with her husband in their family-owned
hearing aid business, Thomas W. Fell Company, Inc. for over forty years. In
earlier years she was an avid tennis player, and was also a gifted artist. She
was very active in her church, and in particular devoted much of her time to
Bible Study groups.
Surviving are four sons, Thomas W., Jr., M.D., of California, Gene D. of
Billerica, Richard N. of Burlington, and Barry M. of Pennsylvania; and two
daughters, Barbara A. Luby of South Carolina and Marie T. Fell-Remmers of
Sudbury. Also surviving are seventeen grandchildren, four
great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main
Street, Woburn, on Saturday, September 29th, at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral
mass in St. Margaret's Church, 111 Winn Street, Burlington, at 10. Interment
will follow in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Burlington. Calling hours at the funeral
home will be on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in Mrs. Fell's
memory to the First Baptist Church, 173 Church Street, Wilmington, MA 01887.

September 27, 2001
Charles Frank Hemsworth
Charles F. "Frank" Hemsworth, a former resident of Woburn, passed away at
the Saints Memorial Medical Center in Lowell on Thursday Morning,
September 27, after a sudden illness. He was 86 years of age. Born and raised
in Lawrence, he was the son of the late William, and the late Ethel (Wilman)
Hemsworth.
He was the husband of the late Laura Pearl (White) Hemsworth, who died in
2000. Frank was a graduate of Lawrence High School, and the Wentworth
Institute. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Mr. Hemsworth had
been employed by General Electric, and retired after 35 years of service. He
had been living in Rochester, NH since 1979, coming from Woburn. Frank was
a member of the Mount Horeb Masonic Lodge in Woburn, and was very
devoted to his family.
In addition to his wife, he is also predeceased by one brother, the late Victor
Hemsworth. He is survived by four daughters, Judy Grader and her husband
John, both of Scituate; Joyce Campbell and her husband Alan, both of
Cleveland, GA; Jayne Mori and her husband Guy, both of Framingham; and
Janice Strom and her husband Todd, both of Billerica. She is also survived by
12 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service was held at the Graham Funeral Home on Monday, October
1st. Burial took place at the Woodbrook Cemetery in Woburn. Memorial
donations may be made to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, P.O.
Box 37243, Washington, DC 20013.


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