Obituaries

Karen J. McGillicuddy

December 11th, 2018

Karen J. McGillicuddy (Kintigos), age 67, of Tewksbury, passed away peacefully on December 11, 2018.

Karen was the beloved companion of Jack Ward of Tewksbury, devoted mother of Tracy Snider & her husband Michael, loving “Gram” of Justin and Timothy Snider all of Richford, VT. Cherished daughter of Gerda (Napierkowski) Kintigos and the late James Kintigos of Reading, dear sister of Steven Kintigos of Methuen and the late Arthur Kintigos. Karen was also the wife of the late John Connorton and Timothy McGillicuddy. She is further survived by many dear friends.

At Karen’s request all services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Karen’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Nichols Funeral Home, Wilmington.

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Daniel M. Malonson

December 11th, 2018

Daniel M. Malonson, age 28, a life-long resident of Wilmington, passed away unexpectedly on December 7, 2018.

Daniel was born on November 7, 1990 in Stoneham, MA; he was the cherished son of Michael G. and Lorraine (Slowe) Malonson. Daniel was raised in Wilmington and graduated from Wilmington High School in 2009. He was an avid athlete who played several sports while growing up but his favorite was playing football for the Wilmington Wildcats.

After graduating, Daniel went to work in the family business as a Mechanic for Business Repairs Unlimited. He specialized in working with heavy equipment a trade he learned from his dad.

Daniel was known to be “adventurous” and a bit of a dare devil; he was an extreme snow skier who chased after black diamond trails. Daniel also loved to be out in the woods or on a trail riding his dirt bike and looked forward to the time he spent with his family at Lovell Lake in New Hampshire where he enjoyed wake boarding and water skiing.

Daniel was a “great kid” with a quick wit and great sense of humor who loved his family and friends with all his heart; he will forever be loved and deeply missed by all.

Daniel was the cherished son of Lorraine (Slowe) Malonson & her partner Paul Biase and Michael Malonson & his wife Laurie all of Wilmington, beloved brother of Matthew Malonson and Carlie Malonson both of Wilmington, Danielle Piazza, Amy Fennelly, Bryan Fennelly and the late Christopher Fennelly all of Reading, and Dillon and Danielle Biase of Wilmington. Dear grandson of Joanne & the late Joseph Slowe of Medford and Michael & Rosalie Malonson of Windham, NH. Daniel is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Family and friends will gather for Visiting Hours at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Monday, December 17th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. A Celebration of Life will take place on Tuesday, December 18th at 10:00 a.m. in the Calvary Christian Church, 47 Grove St., Lynnfield, MA.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Daniel’s memory may be made to the Massachusetts Association for Mental Health, 50 Federal St., Boston, MA 02110.

Victor A. Manni

December 8th, 2018

Victor A. Manni, age 77, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully at home on December 7, 2018.

Victor was born on April 25, 1941 in Boston, MA; he was the dear son of the late Victor and Giaconda Manni. Victor was raised in a large and loving Italian family in the North End of Boston and attended Boston Schools.

On June 9, 1962, Victor married the “love of his life” Ruth Manning; the couple moved to Wilmington in 1963 where they raised their family. Victor was a very dedicated family man who cherished the time he spent with his children and grandchildren. Victor took great pride in his home and yard; his yard, gardens and pool were meticulous. Throughout the years, Victor loved having his friends and family over for cookouts and pool parties; everyone always had a great time. Victor also enjoyed spending time at the family home in Fryeburg, Maine and he loved to travel all over the world with his wife, family and friends.

Prior to retiring, Victor, was employed as a Supervisor for the Columbia Meat Packing Company for many years. Victor worked hard throughout his career and made many life-long friends within the company.

In his spare time, Victor, enjoyed listening to music especially Frank Sinatra and Al Martino; he also enjoyed watching his favorite classic movies.

Victor will be remembered as a “great guy” who loved his family with all his heart and would do anything for them. He will forever be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Victor was the beloved husband of Ruth L. (Manning) Manni, devoted father of Dawn M. (Manni) Grasso & her husband Louis and Michael A. Manni all of Wilmington. Loving “Nonno” of Cassandra & Samantha Grasso and Violet Manni. Cherished son of the late Victor and Giaconda (Santurri) Manni, dear brother of Roland Manni & wife Joanne of CA, Henry Manni & wife Marie of Saugus, John Manni & wife Sandra of Tewksbury, Rose Rocca & husband John of Billerica, Rita Farrington & husband Hal of Lexington, Mary Naples of Medford, the late Luigi Manni and Clara DeCarlo. Victor is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Tuesday, December 11th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting Hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday, December 10th from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Victor’s memory may be made to the VNA of Middlesex-East/Sawtelle Family Hospice House, 320 Haverhill St., Reading, MA 01867.

Ronald W. Outridge, Jr.

December 7th, 2018

Ronald W. Outridge, Jr., age 50, of Florida, formerly of Tewksbury, passed away unexpectedly on December 6, 2018.

Ronald was born on March 31, 1968 in Winchester, MA; he was the cherished son of Pat L. (Regan) Outridge and the late Ronald W. Outridge, Sr. Ron grew up in Tewksbury and graduated from Shawsheen Tech in 1986.

Ron was self-employed as a Diesel Mechanic; a trade he learned while attending Shawsheen Tech High School and worked for many years in Mass.

Ron moved to Florida in 2000; over the past three years, he became a “snowbird”, spending his summers in MA and winters in Florida. Ron’s love of golf was a major reason for spending time in both places. He was employed at Trull Brook Golf Course as a ranger over this past summer; a job he truly loved. Aside from being an avid golfer, Ron loved hockey and football. He played hockey for Tewksbury as a child, before joining the Shawsheen Tech hockey team in High School.

Ron was a loving son, brother, uncle and friend. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Ronald was the beloved son of Pat L. (Regan) Outridge and the late Ronald W. Outridge, Sr. of Tewksbury, dear brother of Michelle Miller of Chelmsford, loving Uncle of Keyana and Kayla Miller, nephew of Richard Outridge of FL, Rob Outridge of Townsend, Paul Antonioli of California and the late Donald, Alan and Wayne Outridge. Ron is also survived by many loving cousins and friends.

Family and friends will gather for Visitation at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Tuesday, December 11th from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. immediately followed by a Funeral Service at 7:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ronald’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave., Waltham, MA 02451.

Frances G. Marden

December 5th, 2018

Frances G. Marden (Wren), “Fran”, age 90, a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2018.

Fran was born on September 1, 1928, in Gardiner, Maine; she was the dear daughter of the late Chester and Esther Wren. Fran grew up in Hollowell and Waldoboro, Maine and was a graduate of Warren High School in Warren, Maine. Fran went on to continue her education at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital School of Nursing and earned her degree as a Registered Nurse.

Fran moved to Wilmington in 1957 where she raised her two wonderful daughters, Cynthia and Nancy. Fran was a very loving and devoted mother and grandmother; she looked forward to the time she spent with her family. Fran was an amazing seamstress and very talented crafter; she could whip up beautiful costumes, elegant prom gowns and various crafts for her family and friends.

Fran worked as a Registered Nurse at Dr. Miah Rovner’s office in Melrose for many years; she was a wonderful nurse who thought of her patients and their families as her own. Fran had a wonderful personality and she treated everyone with kindness, compassion, respect but most of all love. Following her retirement from nursing, Fran went to work as a Nanny for two families where she enjoyed helping to raise Emily, David and Adam.

Fran was active in St. Thomas of Villanova Parish in Wilmington for many years where she attended Mass and taught CCD.

Fran was quite a lady; she was kind, smart, helpful and fun to be around. Fran showered her family and friends with unconditional love and she will forever be in their hearts.

Fran was the devoted mother of Cynthia Tanner & her husband Daniel of Texas and Nancy McGrail & her husband William of Stoneham and Meredith, NH. Loving “Grammy” of Justin McGrail of Boston, Mallory Phillips & husband Dominique, Harrison Tanner, Benjamin Tanner and great-grandson Damien Phillips all of Texas. Cherished daughter of the late Chester and Esther (Green) Wren, dear sister of Donn Wren of Florida, Catherine Bockstruck of Godfrey, IL, the late Merrill, Merle and Carl Wren. Fran is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Saturday, December 8th for Visitation from 10:00-11:30 a.m. followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 11:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Frances’ memory may be made to the Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley, 80 Boston Rd., North Billerica, MA 01862 or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Fran’s family would like to send out a heartfelt thank you to the staff at the Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley and the New England Hospice for their loving and compassionate care towards their mom Fran and to their entire family.

Angela (Alessi) Higgins

December 4th, 2018

Angela M. (Alessi) Higgins, age 76, formerly of Waltham, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on December 3, 2018, at the Life Care Center in Stoneham.

Angela was born in Boston, MA on November 25, 1942; she was the cherished daughter of the late Paul and Rita (Caruso) Alessi.

Angela is survived by her beloved sister Patricia Alessi Ventura of Reading, her daughter Patricia Goodro of Webster, she was the loving aunt of Richard and Nicole Ventura and great-aunt of Angelina and Nicolas Ventura. Angela is also survived by her long-time companion Joseph O’Connell of Waltham as well as cousins and friends.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Thursday, December 6th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment will take place in the family lot at Wildwood Cemetery in Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Angela’s memory may be made toSt. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Robert M. Carbone

December 2nd, 2018

Robert M. Carbone “Bob”, age 77, of Wilmington, passed away on December 1, 2018, at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington.

Bob was the beloved husband of Susanne (Powers) Carbone, devoted father of Robert Carbone II & his wife Alisa of Groveland and Michelle Carbone & her partner Darryl Evans of Nashua, NH, Loving “Papa” of Leo Alexander Carbone. Cherished son of the late Ralph and Carmela (Russo) Carbone, dear brother of Ralph Carbone Jr. & his wife Margaret of Magnolia, brother-in-law of Jimmy and Jeanne Powers of Kansas, special uncle of Kerry Carbone, James Powers, Marcia Powers, Sarah Powers and Jeanne Marie & Carl Hermanns, as well as many other nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, MA on Wednesday, December 5th for Visitation from 9:30-11:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Dorothy’s Church, Main St. (Rte. 38), Wilmington at 12:00 noon. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.

Bob proudly served in the United States Air Force and was the District Manager for Mr. Donut and Dunkin Donuts for over 30 years.

He was active in his community as a member of the Wilmington Lions club as well as a 4th Degree Knight with the Fr. Croke Council Knights of Columbus.

Bob was also very proud of being a member of the Jack Daniels Tennessee Squires.

Patricia (Mullaney) Boulton

November 30th, 2018

Patricia Ann Boulton (Mullaney), age 83, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully at home on November 29, 2018.

Pat was born on June 13, 1935; she was the dear daughter of John, Sr. and Irene Mullaney. Pat was raised and educated in Waltham and a graduate of St. Charles of Borromeo High School in Waltham where she was taught by the Sisters of St. Joseph. She had many close friends . Pat known as “Patsy” was raised in a large and loving family who enjoyed spending every summer at York Beach Maine with her sister Dot, Robert , mother and family members. Throughout her life Pat loved going to the beach and Nubble light. It was her happy place.

In June of 1958, Pat married the “love of her life” Dick Boulton; the couple raised three wonderful children, Michael, Maria and Beth; they also cherished their time as grandparents to Jessica and Gerard. Pat was very domestic and an excellent homemaker. Pat was very devoted to her family and she always showered them with unconditional love.

Pat and Dick moved to Wilmington in 1966 and she soon became involved in the community, was very involved in Marriage Encounter Program and St. Thomas of Villanova Church for many years. Pat was a woman of great faith; she was kind, caring and gentle towards others, for over 25 years Pat brought communion to the sick and elderly throughout the community. She also volunteered at local nursing homes, mainly the Wilmington Health Care Center (CareOne) where she also brought communion and visited with patients every Thursday. Pat’s generosity of her time and talents did not go unnoticed and she was recognized by the town of Wilmington for her unwavering Community Service.

Pat’s kindness did not stop with people; she had an infinity for animals especially her cats and she loved all dogs especially her beloved Bamba and Snoopy. She fed and cared for the local stray cats on her street, worked to have them spayed and vaccinated, mostly two, her beloved Whiskers and Ferra , with Ferra becoming her indoor pet for many years.

Pat remained very active throughout her life; she looked forward to going to the Wilmington Senior Center where she participated in their many activities and exercise classes. She also enjoyed the long walks she took with her husband Dick around town.

Pat will be fondly remembered for her love of music, her endearing personality, and great sense of humor; she was always up for an “adventure” with her family and friends no matter where it took them. Pat was very sweet; she was always smiling and happy; her upbeat personality always made others around her just as happy.

Pat was a “giver”; throughout her life she was always doing for others and loved every minute of it. She was there to lend a hand or an ear to her family, friends, neighbors or anyone in the community that was in need of her help. Pat was truly a “one of a kind” lady who will forever be loved and missed by all who knew her.

Pat was the beloved wife of Richard C. “Dick” Boulton, devoted mother of Michael W. Boulton & his long-time companion Chuck Clark of Merrimack, NH, Maria T. DeMont & husband Frank of Hanson, MA and Elizabeth A. Duncan & husband David of Merrimack, NH, loving Nana of Jessica and Gerard DeMont, cherished daughter of the late John J. Mullaney, Sr. and Irene M. (Arsenault) Mullaney, dear sister of the late John J. Mullaney, Jr. & late wife Hilda, the late Dorothy M. Pratt & husband Robert and the late sister Rita Mullaney. Pat was also the special aunt to many nieces and nephews including the late Thomas Mullaney , and Godmother to the late John Mullaney, III. , the late PJ Pierce and is further survived by many cousins and friends.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, MA on Tuesday, December 4th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Dorothy’s Church, Main St. (Rte. 38), Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting Hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday, December 3rd from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Patricia’s memory may be made to Kitty Angel’s Inc., P. O. Box 638, Tyngsborough, MA 01879,kittyangels.org or to the Wilmington Senior Center, 15 School St., Wilmington, MA 01887.

Patricia A. (Sullivan) Carlino

November 24th, 2018

Patricia A. (Sullivan) Carlino, age 57, of Wilmington, passed away unexpectedly on November 23, 2018 at the Winchester Hospital.

Patricia was born on December 14, 1960 in Somerville, MA; she was the cherished daughter of the late William J. and Helen (McMaster) Sullivan. Patricia was grew up in Somerville and graduated from Somerville High School. Following graduation, she went to Nursing School where she earned her Associate Degree in Nursing.

Patricia went to work as a nurse at the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home. She loved her job and made many friends with her warm and caring personality. After many years of dedicated nursing, Patricia earned the title of Nurse Manager.

Patricia married Frank Vincent Carlino on March 10, 1985. The couple moved to Wilmington where they raised their four daughters, Jessica, Sarah, April and Trisha. They shared many wonderful memories as a tight-knit family before Frank’s passing in 2010. Patricia was a strong, loving Mom who continued to raise her girls.

In her spare time, Patricia enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and dogs, going to Osterville in the summer, shopping, going out to eat, gardening, swimming, trips to the casino and watching her favorite sports team, The New England Patriots.

Patricia was the beloved wife of the late Frank Vincent Carlino, devoted mother of Jessica Carlino & Michael Kelley, Sarah Carlino & Nick Pepper, April Carlino & Michael Labrecque all of Wilmington and Trisha Carlino & Jesse Cunningham of Lowell, loving grandmother of the late Ava Grace and Emma Rose Kelley, cherished daughter of the late William J. and Helen (McMaster) Sullivan, dear sister of Billy & Maura Sullivan of Litchfield, NH, Karen Taverna & Joe Lepera of Belmont and Kelly & Brett Ramsdell of Brentwood, NH. Patricia is survived by her extended family including Carol Beagen, Debbie Anemoduris, John & Colleen Carlino, Michael & Andrea Carlino, Nancy Wheeler, the late Frankie Carlino, Mary Carlino, many loving nieces & nephews, as well as her dogs Maggie, Sugar, Vinny, the late Romeo and her cat, the late Julie.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Thursday, November 29th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Dorothy’s Church, Main St. (Rte. 38), Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Visiting Hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 28th from 4:00-7:00 p.m.

Donations in Patricia’s memory may be made to National Organization for Rare Disorders, Dept. 5930, P.O. Box 4110, Woburn, MA 01888.

Louise Russo

November 19th, 2018

Louise Russo (Nardo), age 87, a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on November 18, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

Louise was born and raised in Lawrence, MA; she was the cherished daughter of the late Anthony and Josephine Nardo. Louise attended Lawrence Public Schools and was a graduate of Lawrence High School. Louise went on to continue her education by earning her certificate as a Licensed Practical Nurse from the Tewksbury State Hospital Nursing program and graduated with her degree as a Registered Nurse from Northern Essex College.

Louise started a long and rewarding career in the nursing field; she was employed at the Tewksbury State Hospital for over 30 years; through hard work she worked her way up to the Charge Nurse for her unit. Louise thought of her job as “a calling”; she was very knowledgeable in her field and was an excellent caregiver to her patients as well as their families. Louise treated everyone with kindness, compassion, respect and most of all love; her patients and their families became her “extended family”. She received several commendations for her excellent care towards others; to this day she still receives countless cards and notes from former co-workers, patients and their families still letting her know how much she was respected, appreciated and loved. Louise was also known to continue her nursing outside of work; she helped many relatives, friends and neighbors that were in need of care throughout her life.

On April 2, 1950, Louise married the “love of her life” John Russo; the couple lived in Tewksbury for several years before moving to Wilmington where they resided for over 50 years. Louise and John had a wonderful life together; they raised three beautiful children and enjoyed being grandparents to six grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Louise showered her family with unconditional love and support; she cherished the time they spent together and the many holidays and special occasions they shared throughout the years. Louise was an amazing cook who looked forward to making her families “favorite dishes” and having them around her dinner table. Louise also enjoyed traveling with her husband, family and friends; everyone always had a great time when they were with Louise.

Louise loved music of all kinds but she especially loved listening to classical and opera pieces. She had a beautiful voice, she loved to sing and play the piano and violin.

She was an active member of the Unitarian Universalist Church; she taught Sunday School, sang in the choir and loved her retreats to Star Island in the Isle of Shoals.

Louise was the beloved wife of 68 years to John Russo, devoted mother of Linda Aspeslagh of Amesbury & her partner Tim Regan, Leslie Champoux & her late husband Bart of Belchertown and Michael Russo & wife Peggy of North Chelmsford. Loving “Nana” of Kenneth & Rachel Aspeslagh, Glen & Sothy Aspeslagh, Kristen Champoux, Michael Russo, Kerry & Ron Yost, Wendy & Larry Johnson and Great-Grandchildren Tabitha, Sonja, Nicholas, Sam, Heidi, Liana, Natalia, Lillian, Madden, Morgan, Ayla and Avery. Cherished daughter of the late Anthony and Josephine (Lomastro) Nardo, dear sister of Rose Turton of Woburn, the late James Nardo and Mary Tarallo.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 38), Wilmington, on Tuesday, November 27th for visitation from 10:30-11:30 a.m. immediately followed by a Funeral Service at 11:30 a.m.

Memorial donations in Louise’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd, Waltham, MA 02452.