Obituaries 05-14-2013

May 14, 2013
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Catherine Lubanski

Worked for Orion Research and as Chelsea School Bus Monitor

Catherine E. (Hamilton) Lubanski of Chelsea died at home on May 3.  She was 65 years old.

Born, raised and a life-long resident of Chelsea, she spent her early years as a homemaker, followed by a 20 year career with Orion Research, and most recently as a Chelsea school bus monitor for Malden Transportation.  She was the daughter of Margaret “Peggy” (Higgins) Delloiacono of Chelsea and John Hamilton of Revere and is survived by her children, Denise and Mark Fairbank of Concord, NH, Christine and Scott Clarke of Watertown, and John and Jamie Lubanski of Malden; her grandchildren: Trevor, Emily, Jacob, Timothy, Samantha and Rachel; her brother Robert Hamilton of Chelsea, her sister Donna McManus of Lynn and was pre-deceased by her brother Henry Hamilton of Chelsea; as well as several nieces, nephews and friends.

A graveside memorial service will be held on Friday, May 24 at 11:30 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery, 302 Elm Street, Everett, MA.  In lieu of flowers, please serve or make a donation to the charity of your choice.

Patricia Howard

Of Revere

Patricia (Flores) Howard of Revere, formerly of Rockland and East Boston, died on May 6.

She was the loving mother of Anthony Howard of Revere and the late Michael Howard; cherished daughter of the late Frank and Mafalda (Arpino) Flores; dear sister of Frank of E. Bridgewater, John of Plymouth and Ann Flores of Nevada; adored grandmother of Dominic of Lynn and is also survived by her aunts, Adeline Arpino and Susan Olson, both of Revere.

Funeral arrangements were by Vazza’s “Beechwood” Funeral Home, Revere. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemtery. For guest book: www.vazzafunerals.com

Lorraine Walczak

Of Saugus, Formerly of Lynn

Lorraine (Forman) Walczak of Saugus, formerly of Lynn, died at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers after a brief illness. She was 75 years old.

Born in Lynn, the daughter of the late John A. and Sarah (Carroll) Forman, before her retirement, she was a waitress at several restaurants. She retired from the Continental.

She was the beloved mother of Kathleen M. (Walczak) Campbell of Saugus, Robert E. of Londonderry, NH, Michael E. of Saugus and Richard E. Walczak of Pompano, Florida; beloved grandmother of Shauna and Norman Campbell and Bobby and Amanda Walczak; devoted sister of Joan Forman and her husband, Bill O’Donnell of Lynn. She also leaves her close cousin, Sandy and her husband, Chris of Rowley.

Lorraine’s final wish was to pay public tribute to her two caretakers, her son, Michael and sister, Joan. “You were both truly a ‘Gift from God.’ You both went so far beyond the call of duty and your caring made me feel so loved…..You are my heroes, my champions and my heart.”

At her request, there will be no visiting hours or service. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Those who wish may make donations to the American Lung Association of MA, Essex County Branch, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 323A, Beverly, MA 01915-6185. Arrangements are by the Nadworny Funeral Home, 798 Western Avenue, Lynn, MA 01905. For Guestbook: nadwornyfuneralhome.com

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