Obituaries 07-16-2015

Carol Edgett

Former Winthrop Public School lunch monitor

Carol A. Edgett of Underhill Street, Winthrop passed away on July 9 at the Melrose
Wakefield Hospital after a brief illness. She was 68 years old.

Born in Medford, the beloved daughter of the late Doris (Mason) and Kenneth Arsenault, she grew up in Medford before moving to Winthrop over 48 years ago. She was employed as a lunch monitor for the Winthrop Public Schools for over 12 years.

She was the devoted wife of William P. Edgett, Sr. and the loving mother of Michelle A. Edgett-Navarro and her husband, Ernest, Kathleen Edgett and her companion, Eddie Rucker and William P. Edgett, Jr. and his wife, Gina, all of Winthrop; dear sister of Kris DelloIacono of Malden, Kenneth Arsenault II and Paul Arsenault, both of Medford; cherished grandmother of Taylor, Giana, Tyler and Genna.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop today, Thursday, July 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home following today’s visitation at 7 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Jimmy Fund, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168 Boston, MA 02284-9168. For directions or to sign the online guestbook, go to

Frances Hannah Winik

Her philosophy was a ‘half cup

full philosophy of life’ Frances Hannah Winik passed away peacefully on July 1 at the age of 98.

Frances was a long time resident of Winthrop after moving from Revere where she engaged in many activities. She was a Cub Scout Leader, an Arts and Crafts teacher and a lifelong member of B’nai B’rith. Frances loved to dance and go for rides as long as they ended up with an ice cream treat.

Frances was a woman who had a “half cup full” philosophy of life. She always took the time to smile and say hello to anyone who passed her way.

Frances was the beloved wife of the late Benjamin Winik; the devoted mother of former councilor Jeanne Maggio, Steven Winik and his wife, Paula, Jacqueline DeStefano and her husband, Kenneth, Edward Louis Winik and the late Marlene Tamara Winik; the dear grandmother of Joseph, Jason, Adam, Rebecca, Kyra, and Kyle and great grandmother of Samuel and Leah. She was the loving aunt and great aunt to many.

Services were held at the Torf Funeral Chapel, 151 Washington Ave. (Cary Sq.) Chelsea. Interment was in Winthrop. Contributions in her memory may be made to Jewish Women’s International (B’Nai B’rith), 1120 20th St. NW, Suite 300 N, Washington, DC 20036 or to MSPCA – Angell Animal Hospital, 350 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02130. For online guestbook, please visit the funeral home website,

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