Obituaries

Obituaries 09-21-2017

Friday, September 22, 2017
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Rose Sacco Of Winthrop Rose Sacco of Wadsworth Avenue, Winthrop, passed away at Winthrop Place on September 18. She was 96 years old. Born in East Boston, she has been a Winthrop resident for over 63 years. She was the devoted wife of the late Jerome Sacco Sr. and the loving mother of Jerome... »

Obituaries 09-14-2017

Friday, September 15, 2017
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Howard Wallace Proctor Of Florida, formerly of Winthrop Howard Wallace Proctor of Lake Mary passed away at home on Thursday, Aug. 24 at the age of 65. He was born on Jan. 5, 1952, in Winthrop, the son of Davis and Carolyn Proctor. In 1979, he married the love of his life, Pamela Kovacs... »

Obituaries 09-07-2017

Friday, September 8, 2017
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Geraldine Wehrly Retired AT&T telephone operator Geraldine A. (Fitzgerald) Wehrly of Avon, Conn., formerly of Winthrop, died on Aug. 31. She was 88 years old. Prior to her retirement, Geraldine was employed by the former New England Telephone Co. as an operator. She was the beloved wife of Jack R. Wehrly; devoted mother of... »

Obituaries 08-31-2017

Saturday, September 2, 2017
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Stanley Peters Member of Winthrop Elks Stanley F. Peters of Winthrop passed away on Aug. 27. He was 81 years old. A member of the Winthrop Lodge of Elks #1078, he was born in Blue Hill, Maine, the cherished son of the late Franklin O. and Ila A. (Boynton) Peters He was the devoted... »

Obituaries 08-24-2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017
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Nicholas Karnakis Retired US Navy Commander Nicholas Karnakis of Vienna, VA, formerly of Winthrop, died peacefully on March 8, 2017 in INOVA Fairfax Hospital with his wife Nancy Nix-Karnakis and brother Andrew Karnakis of Medfield at his side. He was 85 years old. He was born in Astoria, NY and in 1946 his family... »

Obituaries 08-17-2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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Michael DiVirgilio Of Winthrop Michael J. “Gall” DiVirgilio of Winthrop passed away suddenly on Aug. 6. He was 42 years old. Born in Malden, he was the beloved son of Carol Gallagher and Mike DiVirgilio; adored nephew of Edward and the late Kathleen Gallagher, James Gallagher, Neil Gallagher and his wife, Linda and the... »

Obituaries 08-10-2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017
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Robert Mackie Former priest at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Winthrop Robert A. Mackie, retired clergy and former priest at St John’s Episcopal Church in Winthrop, died peacefully at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home. He was 84 years old. He was born in Washington, D.C. and graduated from Central High School there. A talented singer... »

Obituaries 08-03-2017

Saturday, August 5, 2017
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Harold Fries Career 10-pin-bowler, threw two perfect games of 300 Harold C. Fries of Golden Drive, Winthrop passed away at Chestnut Woods in Saugus on July 30. He was 80 years old. Born in Boston, he enlisted in the United States Navy at an early age. After his honorable discharge he went on to... »

Obituaries 07-27-2017

Friday, July 28, 2017
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Marie Ficaro Retired legal secretary, member of many Winthrop organizations, former Girl Scout leader Marie A. Ficaro of Emerson Road, Winthrop, passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on July 21. She was 85 years old. A resident of Winthrop for more than 57 years, she was employed as a legal secretary... »

Obituaries 07-20-2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017
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James ‘Jimmy’ Burke Of Winthrop James C. “Jimmy” Burke of Winthrop passed away on July 17. He was 65 years old. Jimmy loved entertaining, playing his guitar and singing karaoke with his wide circle of friends. He was a graduate of St. Dominic Savio High School in East Boston. He was the cherished son... »

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