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Jean E. (Griffin) Cargill

Jean E. (Griffin) Cargill
  • October 26, 1944 - January 4, 2017
  • Wakefield, MA, Massachusetts
  • Kaplan Family Hospice House
    78 Liberty Sy.
    Danvers, MA 01923

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“Hi Mom. It has been 3 months since you have passed away. I think of you often usually with tears in my eyes. I miss you so much. I miss our talks...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Karen Garland - Haverhill, MA

“I am so sorry to hear about Jeannie's passing. I only knew Jeannie for a short period of time. She told me please call me Jeannie, not Jean ! We...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Katie Canney - Woburn, MA

“Dear Pam.Your mom spoke of you with great love and pride. You,Haley and Mia brought her so much joy.your mom and I spoke often about our children and...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Flynn na - Wakefield, MA

“I will miss my friend Jeannie. She was a good neighbor and friend. We shared a lot of laughs,family stories and in the past,many cigarettes.xo rest...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Flynnfr - Wakefield, MA

“Diana, Pam, Karen and family. I just read about the passing of your mom and wanted to send my condolences. You are all in my thoughts. Your mom was a...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Shamus Curran - Wakefield, MA

“Mom,I will miss you so much. You have always been there for me, Diana and Pammy. I love you with all my heart. Not only were you my mother you...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Karen Garland - Haverhill, MA

“Karen,Diana, Pam and Griffin family, I am so sorry about your Mom's passing. My prays are with her today. I know it going to be hard for all of...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Maureen Cargill Lucey - Malden, MA

“Dear Karen, Diana, and Pamela,Sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.Sincerely,Fae ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Fae Cohen - HOUSTON, TX - Family

“Jean,The first time I met you I was only a young girl. You came to lunch at my house and I will never forget how it seemed like love at first sight...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Denice Greski - Melrose, MA

“So sorry for your loss Karen and Chris. My prayers are with you and your family. ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Nancy Marinello - Danvers, MA

“R.I.P sorry for your loss from one cargill to another, god bless. ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: martin cargill - arbroath

“Karen, Diana, & Pamela,We are so sorry for your loss and are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers everyday. Auntie Jeannie was a wonderful person...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Jody Busa - Mansfield, MA

“Love you so much mom, we will miss you terribly and you will allways be in our hearts. ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Christopher Garland - Haverhill, MA

“Karen, Diana, Pamela and Family,Jean E. was always a warm and welcoming person like your father. I will remember her fondly and the memories of her...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Michael Greski - Melrose, MA

“Pam, she is at peace. Please know how happy she was getting to know Mia . Thinking of you and your family at this time. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Pattie Bartholomew - SC - Friend

Lake Quannapowitt “Dear Mom,You were the strongest person that I have ever known. You overcame so many obstacles during my lifetime and in the process taught me so...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Pamela Camponescki - Wakefield, MA

“Mom,What an honor and a privilege to be your daughter and to call you my mother. Words could never adequately express my gratitude and the profound...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Diana Rajoo - Everett, MA

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately, and Fred Sprague


Jean E. (Griffin) Cargill, of Wakefield, passed away on January 4, 2017 at the age of 72. Jean was born in Melrose on October 26, 1944 to Albert & Mary (Seabury) Griffin. She was raised in Wakefield and graduated from Wakefield High School in 1962. Jean was a proud lifelong resident of Wakefield and enjoyed running errands all around town. She was an active member of St. Joseph's Church, where she was baptized and was married to her late husband Edwin on October 4, 1969. Jeans biggest passion in life was her family. She loved her children and grandchildren with all of her heart and was very proud of them all. Jean will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She was the devoted wife of the late Edwin J. Cargill Jr. Beloved mother of Karen M. Garland & her husband Christopher of Haverhill, Diana C. Rajoo of Everett, Pamela A. Camponescki & her significant other Brian of Wakefield, and John Herrity. Beloved grandmother of Hayley, Abigail, and Mia. Loving sister of Richard Griffin, Ann Amaral, Mary Edwards, Dorothy Hatch, and the late David Griffin. Also survived by many cousins, nieces, & nephews. Visiting Hours will be held on Friday, January 6th, from 4:00-8:00 PM at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home on Saturday, January 7th, at 9:00 AM followed by a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph's Church, 173 Albion St., Wakefield. Interment at Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Jean to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923.