Obituaries 04-16-2015

Patricia Harrington

Her family always came first

Patricia A. Harrington passed away on April 11 at the Elliot Hospital in Manchester, NH. She was 57 years old.

Patricia was born and raised in Chelsea and was the beloved daughter of the late Paul and Irene (Rudolph) Harrington. She has resided in Derry, New Hampshire for the past five years, formerly living in Revere and Chelsea. Patricia was selfless and enjoyed doing for her family. She was very proud of her family and they always came first. Patricia loved to read and enjoyed cooking and jigsaw puzzles. At one time, she worked for Stop and Shop in Revere. She is survived by her two sons, Brian P. Carmody and his wife, Christina of Rowley and Patrick A. Coyne of Derry, NH; four grandchildren, Isabella Carmody, Brian Paul Carmody, Jr., Nolan Coyne and Adden Coyne; two sisters, Jean Melvin of Auburn, NH and Diane Harrington of Everett. She also leaves four nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend a Memorial Gathering at the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea on Sunday, April 19 in the Funeral Home from 3 to 5 p.m. The Rev. Vincent Gianni will preside at a Prayer Service conducted in the Funeral Home at 4 p.m. The Funeral Home is fully handicap accessible, ample parking opposite Funeral Home. For directions or to send expressions of sympathy, please visit The Peabody Funeral Homes of Derry and Londonderry, NH are assisting the family with New Hampshire arrangements. To send a condolence or for more information, please

Mary Pinkman

Nurturing homemaker

Mary A. (Korzeniowska) Pinkman passed away Thursday afternoon, April 9 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. She was 94 years old.

A lifelong resident of Chelsea, the daughter of the late Karol and Antonina (Paszkowska) Korzeniowski, Mary attended school in Chelsea and graduated from Chelsea High School, Class of 1939. She was a nurturing homemaker all of her life, caring for her family and her home. Mary enjoyed bowling but especially enjoyed playing cards in her later years. She will be truly missed by all who loved her.

She was the wife of the late James J. Pinkman; beloved mother of James J. Maguire and his wife, Cynthia of Colorado and Mary E. Mulkern and her husband, Edward of Chelsea; dear sister of Helen T. Pierce of Chelsea and the late Michael, Charles, Edward Korzeniowski; sister-in-law of Alice Korzeniowski of Rockland and is also lovingly survived by six grandchildren: Jessica Hooker and Michelle Pinkman, both of Texas, Alicia Palange, Paul Mulkern, Maura Mulkern and Mary Ann Mulkern, all of Chelsea; five great grandchildren: Scarlet, Madison, Bodhi, Zelda and Avery and by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Funeral services from the Carafa Family Funeral Home 389 Washington Ave Chelsea on Thursday April 16 at 10:00 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Grace Church 59 Nichols St. Chelsea at 11:00 A.M.  Relatives and friends kindly invited to attend.   Interment Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.  Donations in Mary’s memory may be made to Boston Catholic TV P.O. Box 9196 34 Chestnut St. Watertown, MA 02471.

Mildred ‘Millie’ Metrick

Of Chelsea

Mildred J. “Millie” (Reczkowski) Metrick in Revere, of Chelsea, died on April 9.

The beloved wife of the late Henry Metrick, she was the devoted mother of Mildred Belmonte and her husband, Jerry of Lynn and Dennis Metrick and his wife, Kathy of Mt. Laurel, NJ; cherished grandmother of Andrew and Daniel Metrick, Heather Ann Forbes and Joseph Belmonte and dear sister of the late Sophie Kelley, John, Frank, Andy and Lenny Reczkowski.

Funeral arrangements were by the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, Chelsea. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Should friends desire, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society. To send expressions of sympathy, please

Edgar Roland Langlois

Professional Welder

Edgar Roland Langlois, a long time Chelsea resident, passed away on Monday April 6 at the Windham Hospital in Willimantic, CT after a brief period of declining health. He was 76 years old.

Born in Manchester NH, the son of Edgar Sr. and Delia Langlois, he enlisted in the US Air Force and served during peacetime. He was honorably discharged in 1959 at the rank of Airman 3rd class. He supported his family as a professional welder and was a longtime resident of Chelsea.

He is survived by two daughters, Tammy Preisner and Sheri Battcher. Funeral Services were private and under the direction of the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, Chelsea.

Shirley Jedrey

Co-founded Crest Printing on Eastern Avenue

Shirley T. (Mason) Jedrey of Chelsea passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on April 10 after a very sudden and short illness. She was 83 years old.

Born and raised in Chelsea, she was the loving daughter of the late John T. and Elizabeth (Gilbrocke) Mason. Shirley grew up in Chelsea, attended local schools and graduated from St. Rose High School, After graduation, she began working for HySil Gift Wrap Co. doing hand work with ribbons, crafting decorative bows and later office and clerical work. She continued her early working career as an office clerk for Chelsea Clock Co.

In 1952, she married Francis P. Jedrey and together they welcomed their three daughters and raised their family in Chelsea. In 1968 she and her husband co-founded Crest Printing. Initially beginning in their home basement and growing to its familiar location on Eastern Avenue in Chelsea.

She retired from full time work in 1984 following the sudden passing of her beloved husband. She counseled and assisted her daughter to continue the family business which she began many years earlier with her husband.

During her life, Shirley enjoyed gardening, playing Bingo in the evening and trips to Foxwoods to play various games of chance. Her greatest loves of all were her family and the role of grandmother and great grandmother.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her siblings; the late John T., Howard J., and Edward Mason, Helen Mulvaney, Viola Catania, Ethel Robichaud and Evelyn Homer. She is survived by her loving daughters and their spouses: Deborah McGonagle and her husband, Sean of Melrose, Elizabeth Coviello and her husband, Christopher of Saugus and Theresa Jedrey Wright and her husband, Jack of Saugus. She was the cherished grandmother of Katelynne Kelley, Brendan McGonagle, Alicia Coviello, Christopher F. Coviello and Melissa Coviello, Bradford Malcolm and Evan Wright; adored great grandmother of Marty Johnson and the dear sister of Albert Mason of Peabody,

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home, Chelsea. Interment was at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. To send expressions of sympathy, please visit


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