• December 15, 2017,  Obituaries,  Saugus Obituaries

    Christine (Howard) Hansen – Obituary

    Christine (Howard) Hansen Of Saugus, formerly of Chelsea, age 60, December 6th. Wife of the late Richard A. Hansen. Loving sister of Donna Crystal & her husband Ernest Allen of Rockport, Lynne Howard of NH, Lorraine M. Cummings & her husband Robert of Weymouth. Cherished aunt of Eric, Lindsay, Sarah, Jessie & Brian. Step-mother of Meridith Hansen of NH. Funeral from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus on Wednesday, December 12. In lieu of flowers, donations in Christine’s name may be made to the Massachusetts General Hospital in support of cancer research. Online at giving.massgeneral.org/donate or mailed to the MGH Development Office, attention: Carrie Powers, 125 Nashua Street, Suite 540, Boston,…

  • December 15, 2017,  Saugus

    Students share their stories

    Students share their stories Editor’s Note: Four students from Megan Agola’s journalism class at Saugus High School contributed articles to The Saugus Advocate in this week’s edition. Students in the class submitted their articles to her, and she, along with Saugus High School Assistant Principal Brendon Sullivan, selected the articles to be published in The Advocate. These are the latest in a series of articles contributed by the students written about the high school and Saugus from a student perspective. The articles reflect the writing and the viewpoint of the student writers.   Same teacher, new role By Alexia Santaniello Mrs. Wright used to be a Spanish teacher here at…

  • December 15, 2017,  Saugus

    Letter to the Editor

    Letter to the Editor: The hallmark for public officials should be their ability to communicate with the taxpayers Thanks to The Saugus Advocate and its editor for bringing my situation with the town up front. As the article stated, I have been trying to correct a bad depression on Walnut Street directly in front of my house at Great Woods Road (See “Patching things up. Great Woods Road homeowner seeks help from town in eliminating noise generated by ‘bad patch’ in Walnut Street,” Nov. 22, 2017 edition.) I started on my journey by trying to speak to our present DPW director. After a short time, I was able to state my…

  • December 15, 2017,  Saugus,  Saugus Sports,  Sports

    Lady Sachems basketball team aims to rebound after St. Mary’s loss

    By Julian Cardillo The Saugus High School girls’ basketball team lost their season opener to St. Mary’s last Friday night, 58-37. Saugus competed well and were down by one with 10 minutes to go, but couldn’t sustain a rally to turn the tables. “It was definitely closer than the final would suggest,” said Sachems coach Mark Schruender. “We clawed back and had the possession chances to take the lead, but I think we ran out of gas during our run.”   Alessia Salzillo led scoring for Saugus with 10 points. Molly Granara had seven points and eight rebounds. Shaylin Groark had five points. “I was happy with the rebounding,” Schruender…

  • December 15, 2017,  Obituaries,  Saugus Obituaries

    Ivan E. Spinney – Obituary

    Ivan E. Spinney Of Saugus, Dec. 7, 2017, at age 78. Beloved husband of Helen M. (Domigan) Spinney, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage. Devoted father of Stephen Spinney and his wife Catherine Witham of Saugus, and David Spinney and his wife Kyong Suk of Woburn. Dear brother of Dora Little and her late husband John of Everett, Florence Nickerson and her late husband Howard of Nova Scotia, Martha Marsch and her husband William of Hudson, NH, and the late Lawrence Spinney, Edith Spinney, Harry Spinney and his late wife Dorothy, Joyce Clinton and the late Norman, Ernest Spinney and his surviving wife Maryan of Malden, and the…

  • December 15, 2017,  Obituaries,  Saugus Obituaries

    Corinne A. (Noonan) Heise – Obituary

    Corinne A. (Noonan) Heise Of Saugus, age 77, December 4, 2017. Wife of the late Herman Heise. Beloved mother of Michelle (Heise) Rollins of Saugus, Michael Heise of FL, Lawrence Heise & his wife Diana of Saugus. Cherished grandmother of Corey, Ashley, Crystal & Brey Anna Rollins, Nicholas & Sean Heise, Montana Heise. Dear sister of Virginia Noonan of Everett, Leona Noonan of Everett, Paul Noonan of Wakefield, the late Geraldine “Gerry” Noonan & John “Jack” Noonan. A funeral service was held on Friday, December 8 at Woodlawn Cemetery Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations in Corinne’s memory may be made to the Friends of the Saugus Senior Center, 466…

  • December 15, 2017,  Obituaries,  Saugus Obituaries

    Sylvia D. Chandler – Obituary

    Sylvia D. Chandler Of Saugus, December 3, 2017 at age 80. Devoted longtime companion of George W. Hudgins, Sr. Loving stepmother of Noelle Marsden and her husband Scott, George W. Hudgins, Jr., William Hudgins and his wife Debbie. Cherished grandmother of Cassie Marsden. Beloved sister of Edward Chandler and his wife Janet, and the late Bob Chandler. Adored aunt of Susan Walden and her husband Ross (and their children Chad & Alice), Janice Jobert and her husband Matt, Gary Chandler and his wife Bonnie-Jean (and their children Megan and Jennifer). Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to the charity of your…

  • December 15, 2017,  Obituaries,  Saugus Obituaries

    Grace S. (Pezzulo) Aloisi – Obituary

    Grace S. (Pezzulo) Aloisi Of Malden, formerly of Saugus, Dec. 3. Wife of the late Frank Aloisi. Pre-deceased by 4 brothers & 2 sisters. Survived by many nieces & nephews. Daughter of the late Antimo & Fannie (Cogliano) Pezzulo. Funeral was held from the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home on Saturday, December 9, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Margaret’s Church, Saugus. Interment Riverside Cemetery, Saugus. For full obituary & condolences www.BisbeePorcella.com.

  • December 15, 2017,  Obituaries,  Saugus Obituaries

    Antonetta “Ann” L. (Albaro) DiNardo – Obituary

    Antonetta “Ann” L. (Albaro) DiNardo Of Saugus, age 84, December 5. Wife of Walter C. DiNardo of Saugus with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Mother of Gina M. Sayles of RI, Albert J. DiNardo of Saugus & the late Walter D. DiNardo. Grandmother of Maria & Christina Sayles of RI. Daughter of the late Sam & Josephine (Ciccarello) Albaro. Sister of Mary DiMare of Lynnfield, Carmela Albaro of East Boston, Joseph Albaro of Bedford & the late Virginia Cartellabalotta of AZ. Funeral mass held on Saturday, December 9 in Blessed Sacrament Church, Saugus. Arrangements by Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, Saugus. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ann’s name may…