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Classmate Memorial Page

CLASSMATEDECEASED COMMENTS    [Click on pictures to enlarge]
Joan Adams Jensen12-Nov-2012
Dennis Ames1-Jan-1999
Mary Ann Arfwedson Dulong  Mary Ann Arfwedson died as a result of a brain tumor.-jl
Constance Baker Carroll18-Apr-1999
Walter Buckley 
Paul Cassidy25-Dec-81 Paul died of cancer Dec.25, 1981. He was a Vietnam Veteran serving in the Air Force and worked for the Town of Wilmington Water Department. He was the son of Melvin L. & Julia M. (Olivera) Cassidy - they passed away in 1989 & 1990. He was the brother of David S. of Florida, Nancy of Alaska and Melvin Jr. who passed away in 1988. He also was the father of Julie Ann Cassidy Mette Kelley of Tewksbury and Eileen Cassidy Frederickson of Pembroke NH. He was the sister in law of Terri Oconners Cassidy. He is buried in the Veterans Lot at Wildwood Cemetery in Wilmington. This info supplied by Terri Oconners Cassidy.
Daniel Dupras21-Apr-1966 Dan Dupras was killed in a car crash.-rb
More about Danny here.
Marlene Galka Brennan  Marlene Galka was shot by her husband about 20 years ago.-jl (1983?)
Thomas Giglio2-Nov-05  More info coming soon.
Patricia (Luken) Toto8-Jul-2010 More on Pat here.
Barbara E. (Jones) McLaughlin. 30-Mar-2005 Of Winthrop, March 30, 2005. Devoted mother of Michael R. McLaughlin of Los Angeles, California, Beth LeBlanc and her son-in-law Peter of Revere and the late Robert McLaughlin. Cherished daughter of Charlotte (Taylor) Jones and the late Herbert Jones of Wilmington. Sister of Leo Jones of Woburn. Interment Winthrop Cemetery. Published in the Boston Globe on 4/2/2005.
Dennis Licari1992 Dennis Licari was a victim of cancer.-jl
More here.
Walter Marfleet1-Oct-2000 Walt Marfleet I believe died of brain cancer.-rb
Stanley Marr 
Laura (McCabe) Page5-Mar-2006 Laura (McCabe) Page died of cancer.
"Thanks Larz for sending this notice to all of us. I volunteer at MGH and about a year ago I ran into Rich who was waiting for Laurie to come out of surgery. She really put up a good fight. God Bless her and her family." -- Sadly, Susan Cosman (Durante) Lomastro
Sad news. It doesn't seem like it's been this many years since our school bus would stop at her house every morning. -- Jim Webster
Her obit is here.
David McCue20-Dec-2010 Dave McCue died this morning. He was a sergeant on the Wilmington Police Dept. Incredibly brave, he went undercover about 40 years ago to bust some corrupt officers & brass in the MDC Police. ~ln
Dave fought a courageous battle against colon cancer. Itís a shame he lost the battle so soon. He will be missed by all who knew him. - Judy Langone
R.I.P Dave. I remember a good guy.... thanks Judy! - Marty (Doerfler) Henry
I too am saddened by the news about Dave. My memories go way back to our days together with CYO! What a fun guy he was. I am so sorry for his family. - Sue (Cosman)
it is such sad news. my prayers go out to his family. I will always remember dave as a kind and caring friend that I hung out with senior year. I can only imagine what a wonderful husband and father he must have been. I am sure he will be missed greatly by family and friends. - hugs, ellen (DeStefano) Zermani
Dave introduced me to caddying and the game of golf. (Only now can I forgive him for the golf.) My memories and recollections of Dave are so positive and I found Dave to be a sincere, good person. God bless. - Don Marshall
Kenneth McFeeters13-Jul-2009 Ken passed away Monday, July 13, 2009. After high school he joined the navy then married and moved to Santa Barbara CA. Submitted by his brother Rob, class of '67. He leaves one son, one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter. -jl
Janet Milone1964 Janet Milone died in a car crash on 128 before we graduated.-rb
John O'Hara29-Nov-2005

TEWKSBURY -- John L. "Jack" O'Hara, 59, a Vietnam War veteran and resident of Tewksbury for 30 years, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington, following a two-month battle with cancer. He was the husband of Ann M. (Gorman) O'Hara, with whom he celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary on Nov. 23. He was born in Cambridge, Jan. 17, 1946, son of the late James and Rita (Sullivan) O'Hara. He was raised in Wilmington and graduated from Wilmington High School in 1964. He later attended Lowell Technological Institute (now part of UMass Lowell) and graduated from the Northeast Technical Institute in Boston.

Mr. O'Hara served during the Vietnam War in the Navy and was honorably discharged from active duty, Feb. 10, 1970.

Mr. O'Hara was employed as a manufacturing engineer at Wang Laboratories of Tewksbury and Lowell for more than 20 years, and the Sanmina Corp., of Salem, N.H., for five years.

He was currently working as a partner in a local business.

Mr. O'Hara was a communicant of St. Dorothy's Parish in Wilmington. In earlier years, he served as a coach for several Tewksbury Little League baseball teams.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Jack P. O'Hara of Tewksbury and his girlfriend, Suzanne Borba of Lowell and Brian J. O'Hara of Tewksbury; a brother and sister-in-law, James J. and Mary (O'Connell) O'Hara of Lowell; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Margaret (Hourihan) Gorman of Tewksbury; two sisters-in-law and their husbands, Nancy and Robert Maida and Patti and Jack McLennan, all of Tewksbury; and three nieces and two nephews. -jl

Kathleen Quandt Blackburn2-Nov-2002 Kathy Quandt Blackburn lost her battle with cancer. She also lost a child with cerebral palsy many years before. She was such a sweet person. Jay must be heartbroken.-nl
Kathy Quandt was shocking for me. I have a photo taken after Junior High graduation of Kathy, Judy and others talking outside the the Adams street exit. I'll never be able to look at it again with the same sense of nostalgia uncoupled to loss.-rb
More here.
John Rich25-Aug-1966 John Rich died in the service.-rb
More about John here.
Marie Traywick10-Mar-2006 Loell Sunn Obituary is here
Richard Wilson20-Sep-01 Richard did not graduate with the class of '64, but earned his GED in '65. -ln
More about Richard here.
Victoria Sousa Zwicker2001

Thanks go to Judy (Carney) Langone [-jl], Russ Brady [-rb], Larz Neilson [-ln] and Nancy (Luken) D'Abrosca [-nl] for providing most of this information, and to Judy for scanning these yearbook pictures, and to Jim Webster for processing them for the web.
If you have any info or comments you would like to add here, please contact the webweaver or Judy Langone.

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