Obituaries 01-11-2011

January 11, 2011
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Helen Robinson

Traveler’s Insurance retiree

Helen D. (Johnson) Robinson of Lynn died on December 30. She was 89 years old.

A retired claims associate for the Traveler’s Insurance Co. in Boston, she was the wife of the late Lawrence Robinson; the beloved mother of Charles S. Robinson and Lawrence Robinson, both of Lynn, and the late Gloria Moriale; mother-in-law of Richard Moriale of California; daughter of the late Harry E. and Florence (McDonald) Robinson; dear sister of Irene Piasecki , Edna O’Neill, both of Chelsea, and the late Harry Johnson, Hazel Escott, Ruth O’Neill, Grace Moore, Florence Johnson and sister-in-law of the late Marion Johnson.  She is also lovingly survived by two granddaughters.

Funeral arrangements were the William R. Carafa & Son Home for Funerals, Chelsea.

Armand Joseph Tetrault

Of New Jersey, formerly of Lynn

Armand Joseph “Frenchie” Tetrault of Galloway Township, New Jersey, died on January 2 after a brief illness. He was 90 years old.

Mr. Tetrault was born in Lynn and graduated from Classical High School in Lynn in 1939, having majored in Industrial Arts.  He briefly worked for General Electric as an Automatic Screw Machine Operator.

From 1942 to 1945, he served his country honorably in the US Navy during World War II as an Aviation Machinists Mate First Class aboard the USS Boxer.

He was a long time resident of  Galloway Township, New Jersey having bought his home there in 1946 with his wife Stella.  He delivered milk for the Hillcrest Dairy Farm, owned and operated by his in-laws, the Schairer Family.  He was a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service, delivering in Egg Harbor City, NJ for 26 years. He served as one of the two first leaders of Boy Scout Troop 76 of Galloway Township, sponsored by Galloway Township American Legion Post 430, where he was also a member.

Many of his fondest memories are of his travels in his RV.  He and his wife traveled extensively across the United States, camping and making many friends along the way.

He was the son of the late Wilfred and Albina Tetrault and the brother of ten late siblings. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Stella (nee Schairer); sisters-in-law Henrietta Bucci (Guy), Roberta Franchetti and Margaret Walters and brothers-in-law Louis Schairer and his wife, Judy,  Stanley Grillo and Albert Braun.  He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Wimberg Funeral Home, 400 Liverpool Avenue, Egg Harbor City 609-965-0357.  Burial was in Germania Cemetery. For condolences please visit wimbergfuneralhome.com.

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