Jean T. DeSimone
1953 - 2017
Jean T. (Finn) DeSimone, a longtime resident of
Saugus, passed away at the age of 64, on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 with her
loving family by her side. Jean was born in Malden in 1953, the
daughter of William and Theresa Finn. She was raised in
Malden and graduated from Malden High School with the Class of
1971. She then studied nursing at the Youville Hospital School
of Nursing, and then at the Somerville Hospital School of
Nursing. After completing her nursing degree, she went on to
work at the Woburn Nursing Center, eventually becoming a
supervisor. It was there she spent her final weeks, being cared
for by her co-workers and family.
Jean had married her high school sweetheart, Dennis DeSimone, in
1971. They first settled down in Malden where they began raising
their family, 20 years ago they had relocated to Saugus where
they have lived since. Jean and Dennis shared 46 years of
marriage together. Jean enjoyed traveling, especially her yearly
trip to Aruba, she also loved tending to her garden, and was a
She is survived by her husband, Dennis R. DeSimone, her
children, Christopher M. DeSimone and fiancé Nancy Sousa of
Malden, and her daughter-in-law, Jesika Madio of Salem, Tammy J. Owirka of Boston. Her brothers, Martin Finn
and his wife Rachael
of Reading and William Finn and his wife Darlene of Saugus, her sister, Maureen Finn
of Saugus, her brother-in-law Edward DeSimone and his wife Cathy
and her sister-in-laws, Carol Finn & JoAnne DeSimone both of
Malden. She is the cherished grandmother of, Anthony, Gerard, Christopher,
Angelo, Casey, Nathaniel, and Jamie, and her loving daughter-in-law, Jesika Madio of Salem.
She was predeceased by her brother Kevin Finn and
brother in-law Robert DeSimone.
Funeral services will be held from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule
Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on Wednesday, September 6th,
at 9:00 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Josephs
Church, 770 Salem St, Malden, at 10:00 AM.
Interment to follow
in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, September
5th, from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM.