Thursday, April 18, 2013
Campbell "remembered as a great leader and co-worker who was able to bring out the best in people."
Thursday, April 18
Krystle M. Campbell, a victim of the Boston Marathon bombings died on Monday. She was 29. A graduate of Medford High with the Class of 2001 she also attended the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Krystle worked most recently as the manager at Jimmy’s Steak House in Arlington but for several years was a manager with Jasper White’s Summer Shack Restaurants. Krystle was remembered as a great leader and co-worker who was able to bring out the best in people. Devoted to her family and friends, Krystal was always smiling, full of fun and energy. The cherished daughter of William A. Jr. and Patricia A. (Reilly) Campbell, she was the beloved sister of William “Billy” Campbell III of Medford. She was a devoted granddaughter of L. Wilma (Coles) …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Longtime Malden resident and Medford restauranteur died at home after a brief illness on Monday at the age of 67.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Boston TV icon hosted a children's show in the 1950s-1970s. Do you have any photos from back in the day?
Rex Trailer, a Boston TV icon who had been recovering from pneumonia recently, has died. Trailer hosted “Boomtown,” a children’s show with a Western theme on WBZ-TV from 1956-1974. How did a Western cowboy make his mark in Boston? According to Wikipedia, his corporate overlords gave him a choice of Cleveland or Boston. But he's remembered for more than his cowboy get-up. The Boston Globe wrote in an editorial last year: Kids adored Trailer’s rodeo tricks. But mostly they adored him for his consistent kindness and competence. Trailer was 84. A funeral is being planned, but no date has been set yet, according to his website. Meantime, what are your memories of Rex Trailer? Did you ever meet him or have your picture taken with him? If you'…
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Denise A. Sacco died Wednesday at 59 years old.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The following is courtesy of Dello Russo Funeral Home: Denise A. Sacco a life-long Medford resident died peacefully Wednesday morning. She was 59. The daughter of Joseph and Madeleine (Boisvert) Horrigan of Medford, Denise lived in Medford her entire life. She was devoted to her family. She loved to be a “stay-at-home” mom who raised her two sons. She enjoyed the company of family and friends and especially loved being with her grandchildren. The beloved wife of Leo A. “Buddy” Sacco, Jr., Chief of the Medford Police Department, She was a devoted mother to Leo A. Sacco III, Medford Police and his wife Vanya of Medford, Joseph D. Sacco, Transit Police and his wife Michelle, Chelmsford Fire Dept. of Chelmsford. She was a loving grandmother to…
Friday, April 27, 2012
Life-long Medford resident, horse owner, veteran.
Friday, April 27, 2012
The following obituary is courtesy of Dello Russo Funeral Home: Martin L. Murphy “Marty Senior”, departed on his final journey at the age of 87, surrounded by his family. A life-long Medford resident, Senior was the son of the late Edward and Mary (Vickers) Murphy. Senior was the second generation of what has become four generations of a family involved in the hospitality industry and he was the original founder of Marty’s Catering of Medford and a senior advisor to Montvale Plaza. Senior donated a great deal of his time and services to various organizations in the Medford area and has instilled in his family a sense of volunteerism and charity for others. The four great loves of his life were his family, the sea, sports and traveling. The…
Thursday, April 12, 2012
McKusick was a member of the CBS orchestra.
Jazz teacher Hal McKusick died Wednesday after a prolonged illness, officials at the New York school he taught at said Thursday. Born June 1, 1924, in Medford, Mass., McKusick was an acclaimed saxophonist who was a member of the CBS Studio Orchestra and performed with many jazz legends during his long and distinguished career. McKusick was a teacher at the Ross School in Sag Harbor, New York. "Hal was an incredible and renowned musician, artist and teacher and will be missed by many, both within and outside Ross School," said the Ross Head of School Michele Claeys. "Our thoughts are with Hal's family and all those who were fortunate enough to know and work with him. I have so many fond memories of Hal, as a charming colleague and neighbor…
Friday, April 6, 2012
She lived in Medford for over 80 years, many of which she spent working for the old Charles' Chocolate Factory.
Article and info provided by Bev Mansfield of the Miles Funeral Home: Jennie (Capuana) Lee, 105, formerly of Rutland and Medford, died peacefully on Sunday, April 1, 2012 at Quaboag Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center, West Brookfield. Jennie was born in Italy and raised in East Boston where she attended school. She lived over 80 years in Medford before moving to Rutland in 2003. She worked over 45 years at the former Charles’ Chocolate Factory in Medford. Even after she retired, Jennie worked occasionally for special events until she moved to Rutland in 2003, at the age of 97. Jennie was mother to Diane E. Cleary (deceased) and her husband James E. Cleary of Florida, formerly of Wilmington. She leaves two granddaughters, Jessica Magnani …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
“Randy was a terrific guy and a terrific firefighter,” said Medford Fire Deputy Chief Patrick Ripley.
The Medford Fire Department lost one of its own last week when Randall “Randy” Rideout passed away suddenly on Dec. 29. Rideout was a 54-year-old lieutenant and 27-year veteran of the department. “Randy was a terrific guy and a terrific firefighter,” said Medford Fire Deputy Chief Patrick Ripley. The deputy added that Rideout embodied what being a firefighter meant. “Randy had all the general qualities you want in a firefighter: he was hard-working, honest, trustworthy, you could depend on him,” said Ripley. “He had all of them.” According to his obituary, Rideout was also a skilled carpenter and a family man who enjoyed coaching his children in both Wilmington youth hockey and soccer. He leaves behind his wife, Marie; father, Reid; and …
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
The 85-year-old ran the Malden Evening News and the Medford Daily Mercury.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
The following was supplied by Solimine, Landergan and Richardson Funeral Home: Atty. Daniel J. Horgan, Jr., age 85, of Lynn, died on Monday after a period of declining health. He was the husband of the late Jacqueline T. (O'Neil) Horgan for 46 years, until her death in 2000. A lifelong resident of Lynn, he was the son of the late Ellen T. (Hannon) Horgan and Daniel J. Horgan, Sr. Atty. Horgan was a graduate of St. Mary's Boys High School, class of 1944. He served in the United States Army during World War II and was stationed on the islands of Saipan and Iwo Jima in the Pacific. He graduated from Boston College in 1951, and received his Law Degree from Boston College in 1955. He also served as a Lynn police officer while attending college…
Monday, June 20, 2011
Sunday, Charlotte R. Bloomberg, the mother of New York Mayor, Michael R. Bloomberg, died in her home on Ronaele Road. Medford Mayor, Michael J. McGlynn, and President of the Temple Shalom, Charlotte Potak, comment.
Charlotte R. Bloomberg, Medford native and mother of New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, died yesterday. The 102-year-old died in her home at 6 Ronaele Road in Medford. The New York Times reported her health had been, “deteriorating for several months.” Mayor Bloomberg released the following statement concerning his mother's death: “Today, my sister, Marjorie, and I lost our mother, Charlotte, after an extraordinary 102 years of life. As the center of our family, our mother’s unimpeachable integrity, fierce independence, and constant love were gifts that profoundly shaped our lives and the lives of so many who knew her.” Ms. Bloomberg called Medford home for the past 66 years where she raised her two children, Michael and daughter, …