Obituaries 10-09-2014

James ‘Jimmy’ Palladino

Essex County Sheriff’s Department Retiree

James J. “Jimmy” Palladino passed away at the Oceanside Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hampton, NH, where he had been receiving supportive care. He was 65 years old.

Born in Chelsea, the son of John and Robina (McKinley) Palladino, he attended Chelsea schools and was a graduate of Chelsea High School. He enlisted in the US Army, served during the Vietnam Era and was honorably discharged in 1970.

After returning home to Chelsea, he furthered his education attending Essex Community College receiving his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. Jimmy worked for 15 years as the head bartender at the Continental Restaurant in Saugus. He also worked as a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counselor for C.A.B. in Salem and most recently for the Essex County Sheriff’s Department, retiring in 2007. Jimmy enjoyed golf, fishing and walking the beach.

He was the loving son of Robina (McKinley) Palladino of Chelsea and the late John Palladino; dear brother of Jack Palladino and his wife, Michele of El Mirage, AZ, Joel Palladino and his wife, Paulette of Danversand JayPalladino and his wife, Kathy of Kensington, NH. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend a memorial gathering in the Cardinal Cushing Pavilion (inside St. Michael the Archangel Chapel), Chelsea Soldiers Home, 91 Crest Ave. on Saturday, October 11 beginning at 9 a.m. to be followed by a Funeral Mass inside the Chapel at 10 a.m.Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of the Anthony Memorial-Frank A. Welsh and Sons Funeral Home.Tosend expressions of sympathy, please visit


Paul Nachtwey


Attorney Paul D . Nachtwey of Chelsea, formerly of Boston, died unexpectedly on September 29.

Paul was a member of Westford Sportsman Club,

Boston Big Game Fishing Assocation and the Sports Car Club of America.

He was the loving son of the late James and Anna (Stockton)Nachtwey; dear brother of James A Nachtwey and John Nachtwey and his wife, Lada Moyseev.

A memorial service in celebration of Paul’s life will be held late this month and announced by this web site and funeral home:

Jean Tomasik

Square Cab Retiree

Jean (Rich) Tomasik, born in Boston and a long time resident of Chelsea, passed away on September 30 at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home where she had been receiving supportive care. She was 80 years old.

For over 10 years, until her retirement in 2001, she worked for Square Cab as an operator and office coordinator.

She was the devoted wife of the late Stanley Tomasik; beloved mother of Elizabeth Estabrook of Farmington, NH, Dianna Stephenson and her husband, Frank, Debra Mitchell and her husband, Danny and Mary MacDonald and her husband, Hugh, all of Chelsea, Stanley Tomasik and his wife, Nancy and stepson Richard Tomasik and his wife, Theresa, all of Port Charlotte, FL. She was the cherished grandmother of 14 and great grandmother of 18 and is also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements were by the Smith Funeral Home, Chelsea. Committal Services were private. Expressions of sympathy in Jean’s name may be made to Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. To send a message of condolence to Jean’s family, please

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