Calliope (Andriopoulos) Gavrilles, of Lynnfield, died Wednesday, May 13, at Arnold House in Stoneham after a long illness. Calliope, or Callie as she was known to many, was the wife of the late John E. Gavrilles of Lynnfield and the mother of the late Dr. Betty G. Allen of Georgetown.
She was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School. After being a homemaker for almost two decades, she joined Bank of Boston as a teller. She retired many years later as a vice president in the municipal bond department. She lived in Lynnfield for almost fifty years and was active with the Lynnfield Public Library. She volunteered as much as possible during her retirement years and served as Treasurer of the Friends among other roles. She obtained her driving license for the first time in her sixties and enjoyed being out and about in her car as much as possible. She loved hot black coffee, Marco Island, books and boasting about her daughter and grandchildren's accomplishments.
She is survived by and will be forever missed by her son-in-law, David Allen and his longtime partner Susanne Snow of Georgetown; her grandchildren, Christopher G. AhnAllen and his wife Julie M. AhnAllen of Jamaica Plain, Sarah Allen McGoldrick and her husband Brian J. McGoldrick of Reading, and Jonathan J. Allen of Somerville; her great-grandchildren, Noah J. AhnAllen, Jacob Y. AhnAllen and Jack D. McGoldrick; her siblings, John Andriopoulos and his wife Chrisafula of Lynn and Carol Adriopoulos of Lynn; her very special niece, Jo-Ann Rosen and her family of Needham; as well as several other nieces and nephews. Callie's other brother, Spiros Andriopoulos and his wife Fotina predeceased her.
At her request, no funeral will be held and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Callie's memory to the Betty G. Allen Library Fund c/o DEEP, P.O. Box 387, Danvers, MA 01923 or to the Lynnfield Public Library, 18 Summer Street, Lynnfield, MA 01940 Attn: Patty.
Dennis Corriere, 49
Dennis Corriere, 49, of Lynnfield formerly of Malden and Everett died on Monday May 18 at the Union Hospital in Lynn after a long illness.
Born in Everett on January 5, 1966, he was the loving son of Ida (Dieso) Corriere of Lynnfield and the late Salvatore Corriere.
He was raised and educated in Everett.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his three sisters; Marie Heikila and her husband Steve of Nashua, NH, Nancy Piotrowski and her fiancé James Alexander of Lynnfield and Paula Corriere of Lawrence, his nieces and nephews; Stephanie, Lauren, Rachel, and the late Guy Heikila, Kevin, Jimmy and Mary Piotrowski, Joseph and Kimberly Conti and Sophia Savard and his brother-in-law Paul Conti of Saugus.
A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday in the Our Lady of the Assumption Church, corner of Salem and Grove Sts. Lynnfield at 11 a.m.. Interment will be private. Arrangements are in the care of the McDonald Funeral Home in Wakefield.
Rose Gordon, 84
Rose (Zarba) Gordon, formerly of Revere, died in Lynnfield on May 2, following a brief illness, at 84 years old.
She was the wife of the late Arthur M. Gordon, Sr., mother of A. Marte Gordon & wife Susan of Gloucester, Michael B. Gordon & wife Susan of Danvers, Matthew J. "Matt" Gordon & wife Doreen of Lynnfield & Mitchell L. Gordon & his husband, Dwayne Bryant of Revere. She was the grandmother of Daniel M. Gordon & wife Hilary, Elyse S. Gordon & fiance, Carl Gosowski all of Beverly, Myla M. Gordon of Reading, Matthew J. Gordon, Jr. & his fiancee, Sarah Curran of South Boston, David C. Gordon of Everett, Kyle G. Gordon of Manhattan, NY, Bryan A. Gordon of Gloucester, Dayna S. Gordon of Revere & Max J. Gordon of Gloucester. She was the sister of Ida Nastasia of Palm Bay, FL, Anthony "Tony" Zarba & wife Martel of Munich, Germany & the late Salvatore, Philip, Frederick Zarba, Minnie Lozzi, Mary Cangiamila & Alice Semon. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. She was a Longtime active member of St. Mary of the Assumption Parish Community & member of their bowling league & St. Mary's Ladies Sodality. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923 or the Fund for Autistic Children, 22 Meeting House Hill Rd., West Newbury, MA 01985.
Florence Pike, 95
Florence E. Pike, a longtime resident of Center Village in Lynnfield, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 19 at Life Care Center in Stoneham, at age 95.
She was born in Port Clyde, Nova Scotia, one of seven daughters of the late Robert H. W. Pike and Elizabeth (MacKay) Pike. She was raised in Weymouth where she graduated from Weymouth High School, and later attained her associate’s degree from Bridgewater State College. She received training to become a Registered Nurse at Melrose Hospital School of Nursing. For many years, she worked as an RN in several Boston area hospitals.
Florence was an avid reader who had a great thirst for knowledge. She loved learning new things, and had a keen interest in Winston Churchill. She was also a music lover, and enjoyed relaxing to the big bands or Frank Sinatra. She loved her family, especially her beloved sisters, and enjoyed spending time with her nieces and nephews.
Florence was the sister of Audrey Sulis of Duxbury, Heloise Mailloux of NJ, and the late Eula Tower, Ivy Pike, Elizabeth "Betty" Whittier, and Eleanor Arnoldi. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Lee Fitzpatrick, 68
Lee A. Fitzpatrick, 68 of Lynnfield, formerly of Stoneham, passed away at his residence on Friday, May 8. Born in Boston on January 8, 1947 he was the son of the late Leo A. and Helen M. (Vincent) Fitzpatrick.
He was a graduate of Malden Catholic High School, Class of 1965 and Northeastern University. He holds his Master's Degree in Psychology and Sociology. He was retired from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Social Worker. He had worked for the MDC Pool in Stoneham for a greater part of his life. Most recently, he was volunteering for the Meals on Wheels Program and The Stoneham Boys & Girls Club.
Lee is survived by his brother John V. "Jack" Fitzpatrick and his wife Joanne of No. Reading and several cousins and dear friends.
Judy Yochum passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 2, surrounded by her children and grandchildren.
Born on December 19, 1926 in Belmont, Massachusetts, she grew up in White Plains, New York. She met her husband, Paul, at Carnegie Tech in 1947 and they were married that year. During Paul's career in technology and in the military reserve, they lived mostly in Massachusetts and Japan.
She raised five children and worked in the insurance industry. Along the way, she and her husband detoured into the printing industry in Maine; returned to Massachusetts; and, ultimately moved to Pompano Beach, Florida. There she worked in the Broward School system into her 70s before they both retired. Judy was also very active in her condominium association, where she served on the Board for a number of years, some of that time as Board President.
She is survived by five children: Michael Yochum, Gail Brooks, Bruce Yochum, Dorothy DeLuca and Ellen Ahiyon; three in-laws: James DeLuca, Priscilla Otani and Lenny Brooks; nine grandchildren: Michelle Brusyo, Jason DeLuca, Dylan Brooks, Lincoln Brooks, Lindsay Polland, Melissa Polland, Teresa Polland, Jacob Ahiyon and Noah Ahiyon; and, four great-grandchildren: Dominic DeLuca, Thomas DeLuca, Matthew Brusyo and Joseph Brusyo. She will be greatly missed by her many friends from Lynnfield; Tokyo, Japan; her career in the Broward School system and her neighbors in Pompano Beach, as well as many other friends made over a lifetime.
BARTER, Charles Of Revere formerly of Winchester. May 1. Father of Vera Barter and husband Peter of Lynnfield. Brother of the late Irene Ochs, Pearl Roussos and Frances LaCava. Also survived by 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Funeral service in the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Friday at 11am. Visitation for relatives and friends at the Funeral Home Thursday 5-8pm. Interment, Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the ASPCA, P.O. Box 96929, Washington D.C. 20090-6929. For obit/directions/guestbook, www.mcdonaldfs.com - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/bostonglobe/obituary.aspx?n=CHARLES-BARTER&pid=174781225#sthash.9X5kvFfz.dpuf
Katsikaris, Diane T. (Theophiles) of Weston, April 29th. Beloved wife of George Katsikaris. Loving mother of Peter Katsikaris and his wife Maria of Wellesley, Paul Katsikaris and his wife Stacy of Medfield. Loving grandmother of Diana, George, Genna and Charlie. Sister of Arthur Theophiles and his wife Zoe of Lynnfield, Athena Lampiris and her husband Jimmy of Weston and the late Kathy Theophiles and Jean Coufos. Daughter of the late Peter and Olympia Theophiles. Diane was the owner of the Fells Market in Wellesley with her husband for over three decades. A Funeral Service was held for Diane on Monday May 4, at the St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Weston followed by an interment at Linwood Cemetery, Weston. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Diane's memory to St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church or to MGH/MIND, Mass General Hospital Development Office, Attn: Shawn Fitzgibbons, Suite 1310, 100 Cambridge St., Boston, MA 02114.