Mildred Twitchell Obituary

Mildred Madalene Twitchell
Mildred Madalene Twitchell
Mildred Madalene Twitchell

May 26, 1927 - December 30, 2007
Resided in Beverly, MA
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With her family gathered together, Mildred “Millie” M. (Wallis) Twitchell, 80, of Lynn and formerly of Rochester, NH and Patten, ME, passed peacefully and gracefully from this world to the next on Sunday, December 30, 2007, at the Ledgewood Nursing Center in Beverly. She was the much loved wife and friend of Elmer G. Twitchell with whom she shared nearly 62 years of marriage. Born in Danvers on May 26, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Emma (Bradstreet) Wallis. She grew up in Lynn and was a 1945 graduate of Lynn English High School. She was a member of the National Honor Society and very proud of that accomplishments.
She married her husband Elmer in 1946 and was a homemaker, devoted wife and mother, who enjoyed raising their family. A talented seamstress, Millie(TM)s reputation as a gifted tailor was well known among family, friends and the community. She was also an active member and past president of the Lynn Evening Division Women(TM)s Club.
She was predeceased by her son, Robert Twitchell, in 2002; her mother, Emma (Bradstreet) Wallis; her stepfather, Elbridge Wallis; and a brother, Elbridge Wallis, Jr.
Survivors include her children, Carol Endicott and her husband, William of Eliot, ME; Susan Steinman and her husband, Warren of Santa Fe, NM; James Twitchell and his wife, Nada of Westborough, MA; Elaine Twitchell of Quincy, MA; and Mary Ann McGrath and her husband, Douglas of Cornish Flat, NH; and seven grandchildren, Christopher Blain, Justin Twitchell, Ashley Twitchell, Samantha Twitchell, Li Miao Steinman, Shauna McGrath, and Robert McGrath. She is also survived by three sisters, Pat Teague and her husband, John of Lynn, Barbara Walker and Edna MacGregor of McConnellsburg, PA; and two brothers, George Wallis and his wife, Carol of Lynn; and Luther Wallis and his wife, Joyce of Lakeville. She will also be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews and by her special friends, Hope and Frank Nerden of Danvers, MA.
Her funeral will be held. Friday in the SOLIMINE, LANDEGAN & RICHARDSON FUNERAL HOME, 426 Broadway (Rt129) Lynn at 11AM Relatives & friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9PM. Interment in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn will be at a later date.
Donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or the American Diabetes Association 330 Congress St. 5th fl., Boston, MA 02210.


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Solimine Landergan and Richardson Funeral Homes - Broadway
426 Broadway (Rt 129)
Lynn, MA US 01904
Thursday, January 3, 2008
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Solimine Landergan and Richardson Funeral Homes - Broadway
426 Broadway (Rt 129)
Lynn, MA US 01904
Friday, January 4, 2008
11:00 AM


American Diabetes Association
10 Speen St., 2nd Floor
Framingham, MA 01701