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Nicholas W. Wofsey

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“Sorry for your loss ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Richard Sica - Mslden, MA

“Chrissy and Russ, I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your son, Nick. Thoughts and prayers to all of you . He will be in your heart always. ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Mary Claire - Fort Lauderdale, FL

“Chrissy and Russ, I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your son, Nick. Thoughts and prayers to all of you . He will be in your heart always. ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm so sorry for your loss he was a great kid ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Donna Kostka - MALDEN, MA

“Thinking of you all during this difficult time. May you find comfort in the love that surrounds you and the memories that you all share as we recall...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Stephen & Sherri Mureay AKA Trevor MacNeill's family - MA

“I would like to express my condolences to the family. My thoughts are for Nick as well as the survivors; family and friends need our help and...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Dana Brown - Malden, MA - Teacher

“Christine thoughts and prayers to you and your family at this extremely difficult time ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Jill Cote - Salem, MA

“Russell,Christine, and Marissa words cannot even convey how very sorry we are for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. ...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Andra Toppi - Malden, MA

“Dear Chrisey,Russell & Marissa ,Cos and I were so saddened to hear of Nick's passing. We will keep him in our thoughts and prayers..Love Ellie &...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Eleanor DiCecca - Arlington, MA

“Chris and family sending my sympathy to your family over the loss of your son! ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Jan Stone - PEABODY, MA

“There are no words to express the sorrow for your loss, may you find comfort in the loving memories you shared while Nick was alive. Every time you...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Taylor Hogan - Peabody, MA

“I am so sorry for your loss , prayers to all of you , ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Brenda Lanciani - Malden, MA

“God Bless you during this difficult loss. Parents and their children have a bond that transcends time and place. An angel is near. ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Donna D'Alessandro - Salem, MA

“We are deeply saddened to hear of Nick's passing. We have such fond memories of our kids playing little league together. May the angels guide Nick to...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Larry & Kim Chabre - Malden, MA

“I'm so sorry to hear about your Sons passing. May He Rest In Peace ❤ ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Patricia Varney - Milton, VT

“Dear Russ, Chrissy & MarissaThere are no words only tears. We loved Nicky and are unbelievably saddened by this. He will forever remain in our...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Eric, Cindy & Stephen Goetz - MA

“Dearest friend Sheila and the Wofsey family..... Please know my thought and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time. I am so saddened...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Denise (Merchant) Corriere - 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 & Fred Sprague - MA

Nicholas William Wofsey, of Malden, died unexpectedly, July 26, 2019, age 26. Nicholas will always be remembered as a funny, kind and unique person. He loved spending his summers up at the lakes of New Hampshire with his family and best friends where he would boat, tube and jet ski until the sun went down. He would love adventuring down to Revere beach and eat Bianchi's pizza on the beach wall or going down to Woodman's for a large clam plate and steamers. In high school, Nick loved to play baseball and golf. Golf, especially, was is favorite because it was something he could do with his father outside of school and just enjoy with his best friend. He also spent most of his days in high school at the auto shop with his favorite teacher where he could express his love for cars. In the winters, Nick loved skiing and always dreamed of going out to Colorado and Utah. Aside from everything else, Nicholas' true passion in life has always been history. He was so incredibly gifted and we will always remember the many nights of watching Jeopardy and just being amazed at the knowledge one person could retain. He was someone that just loved to learn but also loved to teach. Nick was always happy with what he had in life and could see the true value in anyone and anything. He had the best smile and big blue eyes that could light up any room. Nick will always be our bones, our patches, our waffles, our Chewbacca, our first mate and our Nicky. The countless memories that we all share with him will never be forgotten.

Nicholas was the beloved son of Russell and Christine (Riley) Wofsey. Loving brother of Marissa E. Wofsey & her fiancé Scott Shreenan. Cherished grandson of Mary E. Dusz, Edwin Wofsey and the late Donald I. Dusz and the late William and Helen Riley. Cherished nephew of his predeceased uncle, Billy Riley and survived by Janet Riley, Joe & Sheila Vetere, Dan & Corinne Riley, David & Colleen DiCecca, Terry & Tina Riley, Brian & Ellen Riley, Douglas & Diane Wofsey, Sherri Weeks, Shri & Julie Rao, Also survived by numerous cousins, family members and friends. Visitation will be held at Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Friday August 2, 2019 from 4:00-7:00 PM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Funeral services and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Nicholas' name to Malden Overcoming Addiction @ or to Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery Inc. @ Please just take a moment of your day to perform an act of kindness in honor of Nicholas.