Webb, Viola “Vickie”

September 5th, 2010

Viola V. “Vickie” (Yentile) Webb, a life-long resident of Wilmington died unexpectedly at her home on Sunday, September 5, 2010, at the age of 86.

Vickie was born on March 21, 1924, in Arlington, MA, she was the dear daughter of the late Rocco and Rose (D’Agostino) Yentile. Vickie’s family owned and operated a local Wilmington Landmark known as the Yentile Farm or as she referred to it as “The Farm”. Vickie and her family were devoted to their family business and worked very hard to maintain their good reputation.

Vickie was educated in the Wilmington Public School System and was a graduate of Wilmington High School. Following High School she took a job at J. M. Fields Company where she worked her way up to Manager. Vickie’s responsibilities included traveling and setting up new stores all over New England. Vickie was also an Assistant Manager at Caldors Retail Store prior to her retiring and devoting more time at the family farm.

Vickie will be fondly remembered by her family and friends as a strong woman, hard worker, very generous sometimes to a fault, devoted to her family and friends, and most notably a doting grandmother. She will be greatly missed.

Vickie was the beloved wife of the late William Webb, mother of Edward Surprenant and his wife Stacy of Kensington, NH and Dennis Surprenant and his wife Fran of Wilmington, grandmother of Ian Surprenant, the late Dana Surprenant, Sheryl Elliott, Peter Cyrus, and great-grandchildren Michael, Tayla, Madison, Allie, Eddie, Jana, and Jillian, daughter of the late Rocco and Rose Marie (Agostino) Yentile, sister of Vincent Yentile and Rocco Yentile, both of Wilmington, Terry Garey of North Reading, and the late Joseph, Frank, and Samuel Yentile, Vickie was also very special to her niece Lisa Dupont and Lisa’s son the late Daniel Augusto, her dear friend Mary Dillon, Katie (Russo) Surprenant, as well as many other nieces & nephews.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Wednesday, September 8th at 9:00 followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Thomas Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, September 7th from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Memorial donation’s in Vickie’s name may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.


3 Entries in Guest Book for “Webb, Viola “Vickie””

  1. anita gleason says:

    What the “newcomers” do not have, are Wilmington memories. Vickie is one of those wonderful, long and deep memories. Her family are part of the tough, work together community we all grew up in. Another anchor is gone, and my thoughts and prayers are with all of you tonight. Thank you all for sharing Vickie and yourselves with us, and our children.

    Forget Florida..can you see the Wilmington reunion party in Heaven tonight? God Bless you all Anita (class of “65)

  2. Kelli O'Connell says:

    I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of Vickie. She is a wonderful woman and always had a smile on her face. We will miss her so much.

  3. Marion Lucciano says:

    I just learned of Vickie’s passing and am deeply saddened. Vickie and my mom (and dad) were very good friends for the better part of their lives. Vickie was a warm and wonderful woman. My fondest memory of her was when she gave my now 21 year old daughter a ceramic Elvis head. My daughter at the time was 5 or 6 years old and thought it was the greatest gift ever. Vickie will make the best Angel ever.

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