Beatrice (Bea) Glass
Retired Everett School educator and administrator
Beatrice (Bea) Glass of Peabody, formerly of Everett and Osterville, died peacefully on Thursday at Brooksby Village. She was 93 years old.
The daughter of the late Jacob and Mary (Kaufman) Glass, she was the loving (younger!) sister, more than an aunt, devoted friend, accomplished educator, and proud veteran, Bea loved and was well loved by family and friends.
Born in Lynn, Bea was a veteran of World War II who served proudly as a WAVE in the US Naval Reserves. After the war, she enrolled at Salem State College from which she graduated in 1951. She maintained close friendships with Salem classmates throughout her life.
A strong, funny, independent, and resilient woman, Bea had a long and successful career in the Everett Public Schools as an elementary school teacher, administrator and as director of the speech and hearing department.
Bea loved the freedom of the open road and drove her cars with skill and excitement.
Left to cherish so many happy memories are: her sister, Muriel Baker of Peabody; nieces and nephews: Dan and Rebecca Baker of New York City, Shelley Baker of Lynnfield and Arthur Schneider of Newton and 23 beloved great and great-great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her niece, Arlyn Schneider and nephew, Stephen Baker and her brother-in-law, Max Baker.
Bea’s family is grateful for the loving, dedicated, and compassionate care she received from the nursing professionals of Brooksby Village and Care Dimensions.
Funeral arrangements were by Stanetsky Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin St., Salem, MA. Burial with Military Honors was in Pride of Lynn Cemetery, Lake Shore Road, Lynn. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bea’s memory may be made to Gann Academy, attn: Development Office, 333 Forest St, Waltham, MA 02452 or to the charity of one’s choice. For more information or to register in the online guestbook, please visit: www.stanetskyhymansonsalem.com.
John ‘Jack’ Garron
AVCO Research retiree
John M. “Jack” Garron of Everett entered into eternal rest unexpectedly on Christmas Day, December 25. He was 77 years old. Jack was born in Malden and lived in Everett for most of his life. He retired from AVCO Research as a purchasing agent. Jack also served in the Massachusetts Army National Guard for many years.
The beloved husband of Ann M. (Frontero) for over 56 years, he was the dear and devoted father of Lisa McGovern of Melrose, Lynn Saropoulos and her husband, James of Wakefield and John M. Garron, Jr. and his wife, Lauren of Winthrop; brother of Richard Garron of Windham, NH, Robert Garron of Danvers, Donald Garron of Malden, Irene Raymond of Maine and the late William, James and Paul Garron; loving grandfather of Sophia and Jamie Lynn Saropoulos, Sean, Brandon and Haley McGovern and John Matthew Garron III and Marli Ann Garron.
Funeral arrangements were by the Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jack’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 would be sincerely appreciated.
Of Lynnfield, formerly of Everett
Albert L. “Junior” Forgione of Lynnfield, formerly of Everett, died on December 22. He was the beloved husband for 60 years to Patricia Forgione, loving father of Steven Forgione and his wife, Lynne of Lynnfield and Charlene Conway and her husband, Michael of North Reading, loving brother of Michael Forgione and Dolores Bellante and is also survived by four beloved grandchildren: Michael, Nicholas, Matthew, and Jake and by many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements were by the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, Everett. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.
For more information, please call 1-877-71-ROCCO or visit: www.roccofuneralhomes.com.