Wakefield Memorial High School Alumni

Wakefield, Massachusetts (MA)

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In Memory Of

Dennis Anthony Frey
Dennis Anthony Frey
Class of 1962
Passed Aug 22, 2008
My very best friend, my husband, succumbed to brain cancer this summer. Denny died at home and was surrounded by his "girls". Our life together was too short, but oh so wonderful!
John Kennedy
John Kennedy
Class of 1958
(Passed date unknown)
He passed away in 2012
Joseph Bellavia
Joseph Bellavia
Class of 1994
Passed Oct 16, 2003
Joe was killed in combat while serving in the air force. He was stationed in Karbala, Iraq. He had a twin brother Jon. He is forever in our hearts and minds.
Paul Bettano
Paul Bettano
Class of 1981
Passed Jul 27, 2010
Paul J. Bettano, 46, a graduate of Wakefield High School, class of 1981. He also attended Bunker Hill Community College as well as Salem State College.

In 1982 Paul was the youngest in the State to be elected to service on the Wakefield School Committee and had also served as Chairman.

Paul was actively involved in campaigns for many elected officials, most recently the Baker & Tisei Campaign. He had also served on the Wakefield Charter Commission. Paul was on the Board of Trustees for the Stoneham Theatre. He was actively involved in the Plummer Home for Boys in Salem, MA and the Big Brother, Big Sister organization. Paul was an active member of St. Joseph Church and a former alter boy.

Paul was a Controller for the D.L. Saunders Company & The Boston Park Plaza Hotel, LLC in Boston. He had also worked in the Secretary of State's Office, was the Chief of Staff for the former State Rep. Bill Cass and had been employed by Thayer & Associates and Symes Associates.
Rev. Gordon Leroy Corbett
Rev. Gordon Leroy Corbett
Class of 1938
Passed Oct 23, 2010
(no additional information)
Thomas F. Dillon, Jr.
Thomas F. Dillon, Jr.
Class of 1970
Passed Sep 15, 2015
Thomas F. Dillon, Jr., 64 a resident of Salem for the last twenty-two years, and formerly of Wakefield, Massachusetts, died September 15, 2015 at Parkland Medical Center in Derry.

Born in Winchester, MA, son of Mary Ann (Francis) Dillon and the late Thomas F. Dillon, he was raised and educated in Wakefield, attending Saint Joseph Grammar School and graduating Wakefield High School with the Class of 1970.
Thomas was employed as a truck driver for twenty-one years by Roche Bros. Supermarkets and was a former member of The Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps and the Senior Corps.
An avid and dedicated Boston Bruins and New England Patriots fan, he was also a former boxer and member of the New Garden Gym, Boston.
He is survived by his wife of thirty-four years, Deborah (D'Olimpio) Dillon, two daughters, Darcy E. Dillon and Devon M. Dillon, both of Salem, his mother Mary A. (Francis) Dillon of Melrose, MA, three sisters, Donna M. Dillon of Woburn, MA, Patty A. Hinds and her husband (Dana) of Gilmanton, NH, and Maura Dillon of Billerica, MA, niece, Danielle Murray of Salem, MA, nephews, Dana S. Hinds, Jr. of Gilford, NH., Dane D. Murray of Chelmsford, MA and Joshua T. Dillon of Billerica, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life for Thomas to be held on Sunday, September 27, 2015 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the West Side Social Club, 4 Harrington Court, Wakefield, MA. Arrangements are under the direction of Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main St., Plaistow, NH. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to The Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps, P.O.Box 51391, Boston, Massachusetts or to the MSPCA c/o Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA.

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