Obituaries 10-25-2010

Geraldine Reardon

Swampscott resident

Geraldine V. Reardon of Swampscott, formerly of Lynn, died October 20. She was 66 years old.

A homemaker who lived in Lynn for 30 years before moving to Swampscott five years ago, she was the wife of the late William T. Reardon. She was born and raised in Lowell, the daughter of the late Lindsay L. and Dora M. (Betts) LaFayette.

Mrs. Reardon is survived by her loved ones, James Reardon of Lynn and her five children, William Reardon, Jr. of Lynn, Sharon Coogan of Danville, NH and her former husband, Thomas, of Amesbury, Kelly Reardon-Wood of Lynn, Kathleen Howland and her husband, Donald, of Hampton Falls, NH and Geraldine Reardon-Mazola of Lynn. She also leaves 14 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and several brothers and sisters.

Funeral services were entrusted to the Goodrich Funeral Home, Lynn, followed by cremation at Harmony Grove, Salem.


John MacLellan

North Attleboro resident, formerly of Revere

John M. MacLellan died unexpectedly in North Attleboro on October 18. He was 57 years old.

Formerly of Revere, he was the beloved father of Jacqueline M. MacLellan of Revere; devoted son of Lorraine T. (Brondson) MacLellan of Spring Hill, Florida and the late Robert S.; cherished brother of Susan M. Noble and her husband, William M., of Spring Hill, FL, David P. MacLellan and his wife, Joan, of Lynn and the late Robert T., Stephen R. and Thomas M. MacLellan. He is also lovingly survived by his former wife, Kathleen M. (Saviano) MacLellan of East Boston, several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, Revere. Private burial was at Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Peabody. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to your favorite charity.


Irene Gordon

Of Lynn, formerly of East Boston

Irene Gordon of Lynn, formerly of East Boston, died on October 18.

She was the beloved mother of Michele Gordon and Frankie “Fatty” Casaletto, both of East Boston; cherished grandmother of Cynthia Cintron, Natalie Pabon, Maya Ortiz and Juel Prince, all of East Boston.

Funeral arrangements were by The Rapino Memorial Home, East Boston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made at the funeral home. For online condolences, please visit


Walter Glowik

GE retiree

Walter S. Glowik of Brooksby Village Drive, Peabody, formerly of Lynn, died at the Rennisance Gardens after a brief illness. He was 83 years old.

Born in Poland, he was the son of the late Victor and Anna (Kalinowska) Glowik and the husband of Jenney A. (Majcher) Glowik with whom he shared 65 years of marriage.

He was a US Army Air Corps veteran of World War II serving as a S/Sgt in the 236th AAF EU in Ardennes Central Europe, Southern France Normandy Air Offensive Durpe and Northern France Rhineland receiving seven stars. He was a member of the Polish Legion American Veterans, Post 56, I.U.E. Local 201 and the Quarter Century Club. He was employed as an Engineering Technician in the Aircraft Division of the General Electric Company for 25 years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Claudia, and her husband, Stephen Gravin of Clearwater, Florida; two sons, Mark D. Glowik and his wife, Doreen, of Rowley and Victor F. Glowik and his wife, Kathy, of Peabody. He was the brother of Stanley Glowik and his wife, Frances, and Edward Glowik and his wife, Ann, both of Lynn and the beloved grandfather of Matthew Gravin, Cecily McDonald, Timothy, Jeffrey and Stephannie Glowik and two great grandchildren, Ella and Owen Gravin. He was the brother of the late Vincent, Benjamin, Antony and John Glowik and Sally Pacunas.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Nadworny Funeral Home, Lynn. Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923.


Robyn Marie Lees

Of Maynard, formerly of Lynn

Robyn Marie (Wayda) Lees of Maynard, formerly of Melrose, Everett and Lynn, died on October 17. She was 49 years old.

The beloved wife of 22 years of Brian E. Lees, she was the loving mother of Amanda C., Allison M. and Ashley B. Lees; daughter of Rachel M. (Rush) Wayda of Hudson and the late James K. Wayda; sister of James K. Wayda Jr. of Sandown, NH., and Michelle Roderick and her husband, Jim, of Hudson; aunt of Jack and the late Erin Roderick.

Funeral arrangements were by the Acton Funeral Home, Acton. Burial was in St. Bridget’s Cemetery, Maynard. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to benefit colon cancer patients in financial need to Commonwealth Hemotology Oncology, Attn. Tammi Fletcher-Office Manager, 131 ORNAC, John Cuming Bld. Suite 200, Concord, MA. 01742.


Robert King

Late proprietor of AC Lawrence Tannery

Robert P. “Bob” King in Gloucester, of Port Charlotte, Florida, formerly of Cape Cod and Danvers, died on October 14 at the Sea Coast Nursing Center. He was 87 years old.

Born in Swampcott and a veteran, he was the proprietor of AC Lawrence of Danvers Tannery (Leather Co.)

He was the son of the late Pierce W. F. King and Katheryn (Haley); beloved husband of Marie (Malorano); devoted father of Jeff King and Jamie King, both of Danvers, Janice Lovell of Maine and Stephanie Giguere of Florida; dear brother of Marie Martin of Lynn and is also survived by 13 loving grandchildren, many great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held in the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home, Revere. Entombment was in Woodlawn Mausoleum.


Carolyn Shannon

Of Malden, formerly of Everett

Carolyn (French) Shannon of Malden, formerly of Everett, died on October 17. 

She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph; mother of Paul Parker of Everett, Diane Davis of Malden, Karyn Griffin of Lynn, Kenneth Parker of Amesbury and Michael Shannon of Tennessee and is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and five siblings. 

Funeral arrangements were by the Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Service, Everett. Donations in Mrs. Shannon’s memory may be made to the Buddy Coholan Center, 121 Washington
Street, Medford, MA  02155.


Toby Roslyn Dick

Former Revere resident

Toby Roslyn (Poverman) Dick, formerly of Revere, died on October 21. She was 73 years old.

She was the beloved wife of George Dick; devoted mother of Jeff Dick and his wife, Cindy, of Portland, OR, Laurie Waldman and her husband, Michael, of Austin, TX and Stacy Hiou and her husband, Arthur, of Peabody; loving sister of Beatrice Spiro of Randolph and the late Frank Poverman; cherished grandmother of Erin and Brian Dick, William and Mikayla Waldman and Nicholas and Jason Hiou; dear sister-in-law of Flora Poverman of Revere, Philip Dick of Lynn and Morris Dick of El Paso, TX and aunt of many loving nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held at Maple Hill Cemetery, Peabody. Memorial observance will continue at the home of Stacy and Arthur Hiou today, Tuesday, from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the American Heart Association , P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241. Arrangements were by the Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel 781-581-2300

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