Obituaries

Anne V. Kaizer

September 18th, 2018

Anne V. Kaizer (Whitehouse), age 81, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on September 17, 2018, at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington.

Anne was born on May 21, 1937, in Darlington, England; she was the cherished daughter of the late Charles and Ethel Whitehouse. Anne was raised and educated in Darlington, and she always spoke of many wonderful childhood memories. In 1962 at the age of 25, Anne, ventured to the United States to see what America had to offer; she settled in Billerica, MA and took a job in Cambridge, MA. Anne journeyed to work by train and was met every evening by a handsome taxi driver named Sidney Kaizer; the two talked every evening on her ride home and soon their friendship blossomed into love and they were married in 1965.

Anne and Sid settled in Wilmington; the couple raised a wonderful family and shared over 48 years together before Sid’s passing in November of 2013. Anne was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend; she went out of her way to help anyone in need and she never expected anything in return. Anne’s unconditional love for her children, their spouses and her grandchildren was unwavering; Anne cherished the time they spent together and she looked forward to going out with them whether it was for a drive, out to dinner, a family holiday or vacation she was happy to be with her family.

Anne was very giving and kind when it came to others; she took care of many friends and neighbors who were ailing or in need of help and she was glad to do it. Anne provided “hospice” care to several friends throughout the years; she was always trying to make them as comfortable as she could during their last months, weeks and days.

Anne was a woman of great faith and an active communicant of St. Dorothy’s Church for many years where she was regularly attended Mass on Holy days as well as 7:30 Mass on Sundays. Anne could be found at the back of church after Mass chatting with friends; she always had a big smile and a friendly “hello” towards everyone.

Joyce Dalton was one of Anne’s closest friends. They enjoyed their nearly daily tea times as well as Friday bingo games at the senior center. She also enjoyed her regular get-togethers with her past co-workers from Sweatheart Plastics.

She loved spending time with her sister, Marie, whether it was shopping trips, traveling together, or reminiscing on times past.

Anne will be fondly remembered for her outgoing personality and her huge heart; she was pleasant, friendly, loving and kind to everyone. She will be forever in the hearts of those she loved and those who loved her.

Anne was the beloved wife of the late Sidney R. Kaizer, devoted mother of Edward C. Kaizer & his wife Mary Tassone Kaizer of Wilmington, Annemarie Clark & her husband Ron, Cathleen Brown & her husband Jaythomas all of North Andover and the late Daniel Kaizer, loving “Gran” of Samuel and Charlotte Kaizer, cherished daughter of the late Charles and Ethel (Nugent) Whitehouse, dear sister of Marie Whitehouse of Norwood.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Saturday, September 22nd at 11:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Dorothy’s Church, Main St. (Rte. 38), Wilmington at 12:00 noon. Interment will take place in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting Hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday, September 21st from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

Memorial donations in Anne’s name may be made to Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation, Susan G. Komen, Dept. 41831, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265.

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10 Entries in Guest Book for “Anne V. Kaizer”

  1. Charlie and Lois Bombara says:

    So sorry she has passed. She will be missed. Now she is with her loving husband.

  2. Ms. Penny Holmes says:

    Im so sorry for your loss she was a wonderful person she will be greatly missed

    R,I,P Mrs Kaizer

  3. Ralph & Vickie says:

    We are so sorry for your family’s lost. I enjoyed having tea with her and Mrs. Dalton when we were home Memorial Day.

  4. Joan and Fred says:

    Sorry for your loss. Our condolence to the family.

  5. Amanda says:

    I was deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Mrs. Kaiser I have known her since I was a little girl and I remember I was seeing her when I us kids were playing I’ll never forget seeing her and Mrs. Moakley sitting together Like they used to i’ll never forget her rabbit or her dog Ali she was a lovely person always nice to everyone and she someone that I’ve had so long in my life that it’s going to be hard to forget her I just want to thank her for always being there I was a kid and she supported our family when we had the loss of my mother and my grandmother and I can only hope that we can support her family as they mourn the loss of such a wonderful woman But one thing I know she is now reunited with her husband and can once again be with the love of her life. Rest easy mrs Kaizer yiu will never be forgotten

  6. Diane and Wendell Malone says:

    Eddie, Annemarie, Cathleen, Our thoughts and prayers to all of you. Your Mom was a special part of our lives. She is remembered fondly, may she rest in peace.

  7. Lori Rankin says:

    Your Mother was like a 2nd Mother to me and to my children. She was a great help when Timmy and Jenn were small. Watching them daily so I could work. She had already raised her family. but she treated mine as if they were her own. I knew they were in great hands while with her.
    She was one of the group of my Moms friends that would play poker on Saturday nights, have tea in the afternoon and just talk and laugh and probably sometimes cry over the trials and tribulations of raising us kids. And then when my Mom got sick she was also part of that same group of friends helping take care of her until the end.
    She was a great story teller and a great listener.She was always there for me during some of the toughest times of my life. She would always lend and ear or a shoulder to cry on. My heart breaks for your family because I know what a great relationship you all had with her. I will always think of her and smile.
    Anne, you will be forever missed. Send my love to my Mom, Bruce, Bobby and Tara.

  8. Susan @Lakeside hair care says:

    I’m so saddened to hear about the loss of your mom ,she was always so sweet and kind .I had the pleasure of doing her hair for many years .my thoughts and prayers are with your family .

  9. Susan Hewitt says:

    Ed,Anne Marie,Cathleen and families,
    I was saddened to learn of the passing of your mother. She was always a very warm and pleasant woman who loved her family to the highest degree. I always enjoyed talking to her. She will be missed very much. May your happy memories help you through this most difficult time. May she rest in peace in God’s loving arms..

  10. Susan Hewitt says:

    Ed,Anne Marie,Cathleen and families,
    I was saddened to learn of the passing of your mother. She was always a very warm and pleasant woman who loved her family very much. I always enjoyed talking to her. She will be missed very much. May your happy memories help you through this most difficult time. May she rest in peace in God’s loving arms..

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