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Obituaries

Evelyn ‘E.J.’ Johnston

KENT — Evelyn “E.J.” Johnston died on Feb. 20, 2019, at the age of 90. 

Born in Minneapolis, Minn., E.J. transferred from Phillips Petroleum Company to their international office in New York City, where she enjoyed working and living for the next 30 years. 

She relished moving to Kent in retirement. 

E.J. enjoyed and cherished her circle of friends. 

Barbara Haupt

SALISBURY — Barbara Haupt, wife of Mike Haupt, died March 1, 2019, from Parkinson’s disease.

Barbara was in real estate, working in Wareham, Mass., for most of her career, before moving to Salisbury.

Barbara Ann ‘Bobby’ (Morren) Wasley

WARREN — Fun loving and carefree, Barbara Ann “Bobby” (Morren) Wasley was quick to point out to anyone her initials were BMW.

Friendliness and love of laughter were her essence. Social to the core, she confessed she could “talk to a stone wall.”

Bobby died peacefully on Feb. 24, 2019. She was 90 years young.

Born in New Milford on July 28, 1928, Bobby was the fourth of six children to the late Ella Katinka (Beyer) Morren and John Gibb Morren.

Jon Edward Wordell

LAKEVILLE — Jon Edward Wordell passed away Feb. 13, 2019, at his home in South Chatham, Mass., surrounded by family. 

Jon was born in Fall River, Mass., in 1943. He was the son of the late Eunisa (Greenlaw) and Dr. Arnold Wordell. 

He graduated from Proctor Academy in Andover, N.H., and Oglethorpe University in Norcross, Ga. 

Janet L. Lovett

SALISBURY — Janet L. (Ostrander) Lovett, 86, a native of Salisbury who retired to Melbourne Fla., died Feb.25, 2019, at Indian River Center Nursing home in Melbourne.

Born Nov. 19, 1932, in Salisbury, she was the daughter of the late Julia (Surdam) and Brinton Ostrander. 

She was the wife of the late Irving W. Lovett. 

Robert C. Judge

CORNWALL BRIDGE — Robert C. Judge, 90, died at home surrounded by family on March 2, 2019.

A memorial Mass will be held at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church in Cornwall Bridge on Saturday, March 16, at 10 a.m. The Kenny Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. Burial will take place on June 22 in Cambridge, Mass.

A full obituary will appear in the March 14 Lakeville Journal and Millerton News.

Jesus Aron Santos

LAKEVILLE — Jesus Aron Santos, 19, of Lakeville passed away in the late hours of Feb. 28, 2019.

Born Dec. 3, 1999, in Mexico Mazatlán Sinaloa to mother Modesta Santos and father Luis Quezada. 

Vincent J. Massarelli

MILLBROOK — Vincent J. Massarelli, 89, a longtime resident of Millbrook, passed away on March 1, 2019, at Sharon Health Care Center.  

Born on July 27, 1929, in Poughkeepsie, he was the son of the late Josephine (Magnarella) and John Massarelli.   

He proudly served in the United States Air Force during World War II. Mr. Massarelli was employed as a manager at IBM in Fishkill, N.Y., and was a former Town of Washington justice and constable. 

Patricia (Barrett) Maggio

SOUTH EGREMONT — Patricia Maggio, born in Uhlenhorst, Germany, on Nov. 28, 1929, died at home in South Egremont on Feb. 27, 2019, following a period of declining health after a stroke in 2017.

She was the daughter of William and Clare Barrett and was raised in Switzerland with her brother, William, and her sister, Rosemary. 

The family moved to Pelham Manor, N.Y., in 1940. She graduated from Pelham High School and the Rhode Island School of Design, Class of 1953. 

Gregory L. McEnroe

AMENIA — Gregory L. McEnroe, 62, passed away at home on Feb. 24, 2019. 

Greg was born May 18,1956, to John C. “Jack” McEnroe and Esther McKee McEnroe, who predeceased him. 

Greg was a mason who built many beautiful fireplaces and stone walls in his younger years. 

His favorite things to do were hiking and exploring nature in the area and watching glorious sunsets from the porch on his home that he built.