Wendell P. Haskell
Wendell P. Haskell of Malden, passed away Tuesday, February 19,
2019, in Melrose, he was 89. Wendell was one of five sons of
the late Chester & Gertrude (Crawford) Haskell. He was born in
Revere, and lived most of his life in Malden.
He attended Malden Schools and was a graduate of Malden High
School Class of 1947. In high school Wendell excelled in
football, baseball and his #1 sport, hockey. Wendell was
an outstanding goalie at Malden High School. He was the team’s
goalie in 1947 and later when he
attended Bridgton Academy. He was an avid Boston sports fan, but
Bruins hockey was his passion.
After his schooling he would meet and later marry the love of
his life, Betty M. Jewell. The couple married in Malden in 1951
and started a family. They would welcome into the family two
daughters, Barbara & Judy and two sons Peter & James. The couple
shared 68 years of marriage together.
Wendell was the former Salesman/President of W. P. Haskell
Plumbing & Heating Supply Company, a well-known wholesaler in
Bedford area years ago. He was a very active and longtime
dedicated member of the Forestdale Community Church in Malden.
He sat on the Forest Dale Cemetery Board of Directors and served
In his spare time he enjoyed all type of sports and enjoyed
watching his grandchildren’s sporting events. He was 32nd
Degree Mason and Shriner with the Wyoming Lodge in Melrose.
Wendell is survived by his beloved wife Betty M. Haskell. He was
the devoted father of Peter W. Haskell and his wife Susan of
Wakefield, Judy A. Gilligan and her husband Steven of Melrose &
Seabrook, NH, James A. Haskell and his with Susan of Tewksbury.
His was the brother in-law of Dana I. Jewell of Malden & Anne
and Ethel Haskell. Cherished grandfather of six,
great-grand-father of twelve and great-great-grandfather of
He was predeceased by his cherished daughter Barbara D. Tamasi
formerly of Jupiter, FL. His loving brother Weston Haskell and
his late wife Constance, Donald Haskell and his late wife
Virginia and the late Kenneth & John Haskell.
Relatives and friends may call at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule
Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden, on Friday, February 22,
2019 from 3-7 PM.
Wendell’s funeral service will be held in the Forestdale
Community Church, 235 Forest St., Malden, on Saturday, February
23, 2019 at 11AM.
Entombment in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden on Monday will be
In lieu of flowers contributions in Wendell’s memory may be made
to the Forestdale Community Church, 235 Forest St., Malden, MA