MARY WALSH Active Member of the Immaculate Conception Parish
Mary Walsh (McLellan) 97, a life-long resident of Everett passed away on January 2 at Woodbriar Health Center i n Wilmington. Mary was born on June 10, 1920 in Everett and she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Elizabeth (Flynn) McLellan. Mary was raised in Everett and graduated from St Mary’s High School in Cambridge.
On May 18, 1943, Mary married her late husband John and together they raised their three children in Everett. Mary was active in her community and church. She was a member of Catholic Daughters and an active member of the Immaculate Conception Parish. Mary set the bar incredibly high as a mother to her three children and was exceptional role model to her 6 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Mary was the beloved wife of the late John Walsh and loving mother of John Wash and his late wife Ruth Ann of Wakefield, Paul Walsh of Everett and the late Eileen Harrington.
She is the grandmother of John Walsh and his wife Loren of Wakefield, Brendan Walsh and his wife Jennifer of Reading, Brian Walsh and his wife Stacey of Wilmington, Stephen Harrington and his wife Leah of Reading, David Harrington and his wife Donna of Acton and Caitlin and her husband Kenneth Jeffery of Plymouth. Mary is also survived by 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Mass was held on Monday in the Immaculate Conception Church. Funeral arrangements were handled by the Murphy O’Hara Funeral Home 519 Broadway Everett. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery.
JAMES RUSSO Mail Handler for the U.S, Postal Service
RUSSO, James T. “Jim” of Malden, formerly of Melrose and Everett, entered into eternal rest on Friday, January 5, 2018 in the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett after being in failing health. He was 84 years old.
Jim was born in Boston and lived in Everett and Melrose for many years before settling in Malden these last few months. He was a mail handler by profession retiring from the United States Postal Service. Jim was a veteran of the United States Army serving his country during the Korean Conflict.
Beloved husband of the late Rosemarie (Cardillo) Russo for over 54 years. Dear and devoted father of James T. Russo, Jr. and his wife, Linda of Saugus and Rosanne Russo of Stoneham. Brother of Virginia Andersen and the late Frank and Thomas Russo. Loving grandfather of Joseph and Nicholas Russo. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend
Jim’s visiting hours in the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, 65 Clark St. (Corner of Main St.) EVERETT, Thursday, Jan. 11 from 10 am-12 p.m. with a funeral home service at 12 p.m. followed by U.S. Army Military Honors. Burial will be private. Contributions in James’ memory to the B-I Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave. Boston, MA 02215 would be sincerely appreciated. Parking with attendants on duty.
The joint City Council/School Committee convention Monday evening at city hall elected Millie Cardello to serve the next two years on the School Committee.
The convention did the right thing.
Cardello has served the city and its children for nearly all of her adult life. She has a proven track record as a School Committeewoman, Councillor,and Alderman. Continue reading EDITORIALS: January 11