Obituaries

Peter C. Carlson

August 4th, 2019

Peter C. Carlson, age 76, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on August 1st, surrounded by his family.

Peter was the beloved husband of Thomasina “Tommie” (Schettine) Carlson. He was the loving father of Karen Carlo, Todd Carlson & his wife Stacey and Kristofer Carlson & his wife Danielle. Peter was the cherished grandfather of Michael Carlson & Nicole Danizo, Marisa Carlson & Mike Desimone, Meghan & Charlie Wagner and Nathan Carlson. Peter was predeceased by his parents; the late James and Jean (Feuless) Carlson.

Family and friends will gather for visiting hours at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington on Tuesday, August 6th, from 4-5:30p.m., with a funeral service at 5:30 p.m.

Memorial donations in Peter’s name can be made to the MSPCA-Angell, Attn: Donations, 350 South Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02130.

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Janice M. (Prevost) Cusick

August 3rd, 2019

Janice M. Cusick, age 84, of Gloucester, passed away peacefully on August 2nd, 2019.  Beloved mother of Karen Cusick Faison of Gloucester and the late Gary Cusick, loving “Nana” of Christopher Faison II and Miranda Faison, great-grandmother of Nevaeh Faison and Maya Fields, cherished daughter of the late Burton “Red” & Lucy (Hannon) Prevost, dear sister of the late Burton, Wesley and Ronald Prevost.  Janice is also survived by her son-in-law Christopher Faison, as well as many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held in Calvary Cemetery, 151 Eastern Ave., Gloucester, on Wednesday, August 7th, at 10:30 a.m.

Memorial donations in Janice’s name can be made to the Gloucester Healthcare Residents Council Fund, Attn: Activities Dept., 272 Washington St., Gloucester, MA  01930.

Helen C. Domigan Adams

August 1st, 2019

Helen C. (Cotter) Domigan Adams, age 85, of Peabody, formerly of Wilmington, passed away surrounded by her loving family on July 29, 2019.

Helen was the beloved wife of the late John Adams and Paul Domigan, devoted mother of Paul Domigan & his wife Susan Haselhorst of Billerica, Susan Alyouche & her husband Mounzer of Swampscott, Ann Domigan & her husband Tom Baillie of Newburyport and Trish Domigan & her husband Don Cooke of Groton, loving “Grammy” of Ryan, Courtney, Whitney, Bonnie, Natasha, Mitchell, Tyler, Colin, Shannon, Ellen and Muriel, loving “Gigi” of 7 great-grandchildren, cherished daughter of the late Joseph and Grace (Babbin) Cotter, dear sister of the late Joseph Cotter and Grace Hall. Helen is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews as well as her extended Adams family.

Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Service at the Brooksby Village Chapel, 300 Brooksby Village Drive, Peabody on Friday, August 9th at 11:00 a.m.

Memorial donations in Helen’s name may be made to the John L. Niles Vasculitis Research, 101 Merrimac Street, Boston, MA 02114.

John W. Coffey, Jr.

July 31st, 2019

John W. Coffey, Jr., age 62, of Wakefield, passed away on July 26, 2019 at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, following a brief illness.

John was the loving father of Sean Coffey and Jillian Coffey, both of Wakefield, loving “Grampy” of Logan James Crotty, son of the late John W. Coffey, Sr. and Dorothy (Wall) Coffey, dear brother of the late Dennis Coffey, Patricia Olds, and Karen Coffey, Uncle of Jeremy Coffey, Christian Coffey, Dr. Charles Coffey, Andrew Coffey, Colleen Coffey, Catherine Coffey and Christina Olds. John is also survived by many loving great-nieces and nephews, as well as his beloved “Freckles.”

Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Service at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Saturday, August 3rd at 11:00 a.m. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday, August 2nd from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Memorial donations in John’s name may be made to the MGH Home Base Program, Red Sox Foundation for Wounded Warriors, 1 Constitution Wharf, Charlestown, MA 02129. John was a U.S. Air Force Veteran who proudly served his country.

Paul L. D’Eon

July 31st, 2019

Paul L. D’Eon, age 83, a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away suddenly on July 30, 2019 at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington.

Paul was born on August 26, 1935 in Boston, MA; he was the son of the late Isaie and Redina (D’Entremont) D’Eon. Paul grew up in Roxbury and graduated from Boston Technical High School.

Paul met and married Mary L. (Sheehan) D’Eon on September 12, 1959. They moved to Wilmington in 1966, where they raised their two children, Eileen and Dan. Paul and Mary spent many wonderful years together and truly enjoyed each other.

Paul worked as a draftsman for Analog Devices for a few years before taking a position at Eaton Corp. He was a very skilled worker who was instrumental in creating many valuable inventions. After several years of dedicated service to Eaton Corp., Paul retired to spend time with his family.

In his spare time, Paul traveled with Mary to many places including Hawaii, Alaska and the Caribbean. They had a great time on these trips and made several friends along the way. Paul loved to watch the Boston sports teams including the Red Sox, Patriots and Bruins and he was always up for a good game of cribbage with his family and friends.

Paul was involved in the creation of WCTV; he worked on the camera and production crews. He enjoyed making videos and helping with anything that needed to be done.

Paul was a genuinely nice guy. He enjoyed walking the neighborhood and chatted with everyone he met. Paul also loved to frequent Market Basket; whether he was there to shop or to socialize, he enjoyed running into everyone he met; he had a smile and a joke for all.

Paul will be remembered as a loving husband, father and Grampy. He will be missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Paul was the beloved husband of Mary L. (Sheehan) D’Eon, devoted father of Eileen Fenick & her husband Mark of Sammamish, WA and Daniel D’Eon & his wife Janine of Pepperell, loving “Grampy” of Deven, Emily, Lindsay, Brady, Ethan, Noah and Liam, cherished son of the late Isaie and Redina (D’Entremont) D’Eon, dear brother of Barbara D’Eon, Elaine LeBlanc both of West Roxbury and Steve D’Eon & his wife Mary of Needham, brother-in-law of Robert & Ann Sheehan. Paul is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Monday, August 5th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Dorothy’s Church, Main St., (Rte. 38), Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Sunday, August 4th from 2:00-6:00 p.m.

Memorial donations in Paul’s name may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Morris R. “Moe” Anderson

July 28th, 2019

Morris R. “Moe” Anderson, age 68, of Wilmington, passed away on July 27, 2019.

Moe was the beloved husband of devoted wife Sheila (Welch) Anderson, father of Robert Anderson of Wilmington, Michael Sweeney of Nashua and Mark Sweeney & Colleen Kerrigan of Lowell, loving “Grampy” of Corrine, Hailey and Ashlynn, cherished son of the late Robert and Norma (Mandeville) Anderson, dear brother of Roberta O’Leary & her husband Jack of Billerica, Martha Brackett & her late husband Jim of Merrimack, NH, Sydna Anderson & her husband John Kroll of Melrose, Sonja Anderson & the late Harry Opie of Lowell, brother-in-law of Kathy Slater of Lowell. Moe is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather for Visitation at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Wednesday, July 31st from 10:00-12:00 noon immediately followed by a Funeral Service at 12:00 noon. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Wildwood Cemetery Veterans Section, Wilmington.

Memorial donation’s in Moe’s memory may be made to the Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust, 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076 or dav.org. Moe was a U.S. Marine Veteran who proudly served during Vietnam.

Matthew J. Lombardi

July 28th, 2019

Matthew J. “Matt” Lombardi, age 32, of Tewksbury, passed away unexpectedly on July 27, 2019.

Matt was born on December 6, 1986 in Melrose, MA; he was the cherished son of Mario and Deborah (Buckle) Lombardi. Matt was raised in Tewksbury as part of a large loving family of five brothers. He attended Shawsheen Tech where he excelled in mechanics and graduated with the Class of 2004.

Following graduation, Matt enlisted in the Army National Guard. He deployed in 2007 with the 972nd Military Police Company to aid in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Matt returned home and continued his fourteen year career with the Army as a mechanic with the 182nd Engineers.

Matt married Cara (Jenkins) Lombardi in 2013. The couple settled in Tewksbury where they were raising their three children; Cody, Macy & Lena. Matt was a loving Dad who loved to spend time with the kids and Cara.

Family was most important to Matt; he loved to spend time with his parents, brothers, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. He looked forward to family get togethers, holidays and catching up with everyone’s daily lives.

Matt was an adventurous dare-devil; he really enjoyed sports vehicles of any kind, trucks, boats, dirt bikes, motorcycles – the faster, the better. Matt was always up for a challenge and a good time with his friends.

Matt was the life of the party and center of attention. He had an infectious personality and could have a good time anywhere he went; he loved to make people laugh. Matt was funny, goofy and made everyone feel comfortable around him; he was a good friend to many.

Matthew was the beloved husband of Cara L. (Jenkins) Lombardi, devoted father of Cody Lombardi, Macy Lombardi and Lena Lombardi, cherished son of Mario and Deborah (Buckle) Lombardi of Tewksbury, dear brother of Ken Lombardi & his wife Aliki of Tewksbury, Ben Lombardi & his wife Cheryl of Chelmsford, Michael Lombardi & Helen of CA and Alex Lombardi & his wife Janine of Tewksbury, son-in-law of Faye Jenkins of Wilmington and brother-in-law of the late Vinnie DiMauro. Matthew is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews, as well as aunts, uncles and cousins.

Family and friends will gather for a Funeral at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Thursday, August 1st at 8:45 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Williams Church, 1351 Main St. (Rte. 38) Tewksbury, at 10:00 a.m. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 31st from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

Memorial donations in Matthew’s memory may be made to The Lombardi Children Fund c/o Tewksbury Federal Credit Union, 752 Main St, Tewksbury, MA 01876.

Francis J. Zizis

July 28th, 2019

Francis J. Zizis, age 94, a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on June 10, 2019.

Francis grew up in Norwood. At the age of 17, he enlisted in the Army Engineering Corps. and proudly served in WWII.

He worked as a truck driver delivering mail from South Boston to post offices on the South Shore. He then went to work as a forklift operator at Quincy Market Cold Storage from where he retired in 1986.

Francis built his home in Wilmington in 1962, where he has resided since. In his younger years, Frank enjoyed fishing, family vacations and spending time with family at his sister’s cottage in Kingston.

He later enjoyed his three grandchildren each of whom lived with him for a period of their early childhood. He hosted many family gatherings and pool parties over the years. Following retirement, Frank enjoyed long walks around town with his companion dogs – first Seth and then Maggie. He could often be seen relaxing on his porch in good weather.

Frank was the devoted father of Eric Zizis & his wife Romelyn of Wilmington and Mark Zizis of Shoreham, VT, loving “Grampy” of Joshua, Jeremiah and Tèa, cherished son of the late Dominic and Mary (Smoolktees) Zizis, dear brother of Lena Leston, Dolly Devine, the late Nellie Pierce and Margaret Dulak, uncle of Diane Settipane, Paula Rollins, Nancy Hernandez, Kathy Childers, Karen Devine, Gerry Liston, Mike Devine and Theodore “Butch” Pierce. Frank is also survived by his former spouse and friend, Maryellen (Stewart) Zizis of NH, his daughter-in-law Lorie Mackey of VT, his large, extended Stewart family, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Service at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Saturday, August 10th at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Frank’s name can be made to a charity of one’s choice.

John A. Townsend

July 26th, 2019

John A. Townsend, age 55, of Wilmington, passed away on July 25, 2019.

John was the loving father of R.J. Townsend, Tommy Townsend both of Wilmington and Miranda Warner of NH, cherished son of Edwin “Jake” & Punckin Townsend of Wilmington and Rosalie (Gauvreau) Townsend, dear brother of Robin Longendyke & her husband Kirk of Worcester, Cheryl Pica & her late husband Louis of Billerica, Carl Townsend & his wife Connie of Wilmington, Carrie Andersen & her husband Ben of Wilmington, Sherry Goldberg & her husband Jason of Winchester and Catherine Banda & her husband Eric of Wilmington. John is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather for Visitation at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Monday, July 29th from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. immediately followed by a Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

Susan A. (McNeil) Roy

July 25th, 2019

Susan A. (McNeil) Roy, age 49, a life-long resident of Wilmington, passed away suddenly on July 24th, 2019.

Born on February 10th, 1970, Susan was the beloved daughter of the late Walter and Ann Marie (Harris) McNeil.  Susan grew up in Wilmington and attended Wilmington Public Schools, graduating from Wilmington High School, Class of 1988.

Following high school, Susan attended hair dressing school.  Susan worked in Arlington as a hairdresser for over 25 years, becoming friends with many clients and co-workers along the way.

Susan married her husband John on July 3rd, 2006 and soon after, the family grew with the birth of their two children; Charlie and Alaina.  Her children were Susan’s world.  She loved to spend time with her kids, whether it was playing sports with them out in the yard or sitting and drawing while watching them play. Susan was always the “life of the party” and leaves behind many friends.  She will truly be missed by her family and friends.

Susan was the beloved wife of John Roy of Wilmington.  She was the devoted mother of Charlie and Alaina Roy of Wilmington.  Susan was the dear sister of the late Charles “Chuckie” McNeil.  She was the daughter-in-law of the late Herbert and Barbara Roy.  Susan was the sister-in-law of Jane Wilson & her husband Donald of Tewksbury and Mark Roy & his wife Patty of Moultonborough, NH.  Susan is survived by several nieces, nephews, great nieces & nephews, as well as many friends.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62) Wilmington, on Monday, July 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. Visiting Hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Sunday, July 28th from 2:00-6:00 p.m.

Memorial donations in Susan’s name can be made to the charity of one’s choice.