Friday, December 14, 2012
Mildred Chapman Webster, 89, of Hyannis died Sunday December 9 after a long illness.
Friday, December 14, 2012
Mildred Chapman Webster, 89, died on December 9, 2012 at the Pavilion in Hyannis after a long illness. Millie was born in Malden, Massachusetts on February 11, 1923, the daughter of Mary K. Culleton and Vine Stoddard Chapman. Millie graduated from Malden High School in 1941. During the Second World War she enlisted in the United States Navy and served as a WAVE. In 1945 she married a Marine aviator and her son was born at the Chelsea Navy Hospital. After the war she attended Fisher Junior College. She was a secretary for many years at the General Electric offices in Boston, to the admissions director of the Mount Hermon School, to the head of the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School in Concord, to the head of the Winsor School in Boston, …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Funeral services are Friday, April 6th, for the Maldonian who was a skilled painter, operated a Martha's Vineyard bed-and-breakfast, and married Herbert L. Jackson, who served in local and state government.
Article and info provided by Weir-MacCuish Funeral Home: Doris E. (Pope) Jackson, a longtime resident of Malden, passed away on Monday, April 2nd, in the Royal Nursing Home in Falmouth, with her loving family by her side. Doris was born and raised in Everett, and graduated from Everett High School with the Class of 1953. She then attended Portia Law School, which is now New England School of Law. In 1953, Doris married her sweetheart, Herbert L. Jackson of Malden at a ceremony in Boston. They settled down in Malden together to raise their family. They shared nearly 45 years together until Herbert’s passing in 1978 after a proud business and political career in the Malden community. Doris had worked as an Administrator for the Mass …
Monday, June 13, 2011
Van Riddle ran the tiny neighborhood branch for over 20 years.
Editor's Note: The following was submitted by Ward Eight City Councilor Judi Bucci. It also appears on the Malden Public Library blog.] Malden Public Library’s Linden Branch lost its heart and soul with the death of Martha (Marty) B. Van Riddle’s on June 3. Marty had served as Branch Supervisor for more than 20 years. She shared her wisdom, humor, culture, and interest in the wide world with many of her Linden “children.” They are now adults with wonderful memories of their librarian and how she inspired them. She remains alive as long as they are alive. Marty shared tears and joy with many adults who became her extended family. She loved learning about their different cultures, shared their foods and acquainted them with our ways. She …