Gerardo "Jerry" Andreottola of Lynnfield, formerly of Medford, passed away on August 26 surrounded by his loving family. He was the late owner/proprietor of Boston Hides and Furs, Chelsea.
He was the husband of Angela (DeFeo) Andreottola, the father of Angelo Andreottola and his wife Laura of Georgetown and Antonietta Parisi and her husband Felice and Anthony Andreottola and his wife Crystal, all of Lynnfield. He was the brother of Antonio Andreottola of Medford, Rosa, Vittoria and Leonilda all of Italy and the late Nicola, Giovanni, Francesco and Michele Andreottola. He is also survived by five loving grandchildren; Alexandra, Jerry, Adriana, Anthony, Marianna and the late Angelina and Veronica.
Floral remembrances are acceptable or in lieu of flowers donations in Jerry's memory may be made to The Greater Boston Food Bank 70 South Bay Ave. Boston, MA 02118 Attention Gift Processing Center or online atwww.gbfb.org.
Robert J. Snover passed away unexpectedly on August 25, 2015. Predeceased by his father James V. Snover. Survived by his mother Ruth A. Snover of Endicott, NY, daughters Keirsten of Cheney WA, and Shauna (Kevin Kadish) of East Amherst NY, sons Robert J. Snover Jr. (Traci Rypkema) of Endicott, NY and Andrew Snover of Amherst, NY, grandchildren Kimberly, Colin, Joshua, Damon, Bobby, Johnny, Zander, Willy, Cheyenne, and Benny James, sisters Gail (Jack) DeCost of Winthrop, MA, Sharon Galloway of North Reading, MA and brother David (Donna) Snover of Lynnfield, MA, as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Robert worked as an employment and training coordinator at Experience Works. He will be dearly missed by family and friends.
Janet D. (Foster) Johnson, of Acton, passed away on August 23, 2015 at the age of 84. Janet was born in Melrose, MA on June 9, 1931 to Harry A. and Dorothea B. (Norwood) Foster. Janet graduated from Wakefield High School in the class of 1949 and from the Chandler School for Women, Boston, MA in 1951. She worked for several years for the Boston & Maine Railroad in Boston and after moving to Maine in 1956 with her husband. She also worked for the Hathaway Shirt Company in Maine before becoming a full time homemaker. Janet devoted her life to her husband and raising their children whom she loved dearly. She especially enjoyed being Mrs. Santa Claus at Christmas. She served on many committees and loved her involvement with the Altar Guild at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Acton. Janet is survived by her husband of 62 years, Harry Johnson, whom she met in the first grade of grammar school in Wakefield, MA; a son Paul E. Johnson and his wife Kathryn of Sebago, ME; a daughter, Lisa J. Johnson of Gorham, ME and a daughter, Beth A. Johnson of Lynnfield, MA. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Christopher Johnson and his wife Margaret of Princeton, NJ and Heidi Johnson and her husband Corey Sullivan of Marlboro, MA; and great granddaughter, Eleanor Johnson of Princeton, NJ. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 29th at 11:00AM at the Church of the Good Shepherd,164 Newtown Rd., Acton. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Memorial Fund of the Church of the Good Shepherd. For directions or to leave a condolence visitwww.actonfuneralhome.com.