Obituaries

Jean M. King

March 25th, 2020

Jean M. King, age 91, formerly a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on March 24, 2020, at the Life Care Center of Billerica.

Jean was born in North Adams, MA on April 16, 1928; she was raised in North Adams during her early years before moving with her beloved mother to Jamaica Plain, where she was raised and educated.

Jean married her “sweetheart” John King and moved to Wilmington where they raised three wonderful children. Jean was a very devoted, attentive, hard working and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She looked forward to the time she spent with her family, sharing many holidays, vacations and special occasions with them.

Jean was also known to be an avid bowler throughout the years, accumulating many trophies for her excellent bowling skills.

Jean will be fondly remembered as a wonderful lady; she was sweet, kind and caring towards her family, friends and neighbors who will miss her dearly.

Jean was the beloved wife of the late John King, devoted mother of Susan Bianchini & husband Al of Billerica, Dale King & wife Joyce of Arizona and the late John King Jr . Loving “Meme” of Joanna Bianchini & Michael Ozolins, Nicole Canning, Kristal King, Sharlene King, Christine King, Tina Hassan, Douglas Taylor and many great-grandchildren including David Roy and Dominick Canning. Jean was the cherished daughter of the late Myrtle Eckler Rugg, dear sister of Mabel Rogers, Dorothy Jenkins, Russell, Edward and William Barcomb. Special aunt of Helen Martel, Diane Deaton, Elsie Saraglow and Francis Rogers. Jean is also survived by many Good friends including Josephine Bianchini.

At Jean’s request all services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jean’s memory may be made to the Wilmington Fourth of July Committee, c/o David Hall, 45 Arlene Ave., Wilmington, MA 01887.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Nichols Funeral Home, Wilmington, MA.

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10 Entries in Guest Book for “Jean M. King”

  1. Elsie Saraglow says:

    I love you Auntie. Love, Elsie

  2. bill deane says:

    our sympathy on the loss of your grandmother

  3. Stacie Murphy says:

    God Bless you Jean. I’ll always remember spending time between shifts with you at PineRidge Cleaners. You got me hooked on that buttered popcorn! Rest In Peace Jean.

  4. Nancy says:

    So very sorry to hear about your loss. Jean will be missed by all who had the privlage to know her. May she rest in peace

  5. Frank West says:

    To the King Family- Karen and I are saddened by Jean’s passing. I remember Jean when she worked at the Cleaners at North Wilmington Plaza. Jean bowled for a while with my mother, Mary West. I was in scouts with John Jr- God bless Jean at this time and always!!

  6. Gaillardetz/Georgopoulos Family says:

    God rest her soul, may she Rest In Peace . So sorry for your loss.

  7. scott cramer says:

    My thoughts are with Jean’s family and friends. Jean was one of a kind. Rest in peace.

  8. Pam Cote-MacKenzie says:

    Sue & Family – so sorry for your loss. Lots of fond memories of McDonald Rd.

  9. sheldon maga says:

    To the King Family – Jean was a very special client of Petticoat Jct. and also a very good friend. I will miss her but I shall always remember the good times that we shard.I know that she is in God’s hands now and I am thankful.

  10. Dale E King says:

    Ma I love you and miss you. Your loving son

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