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Ann M. Payzant

Obituary for Ann M. Payzant

January 15, 1940 - October 5, 2021
Wakefield, Massachusetts | Age 81


Ann M. Payzant, age 81, of Wakefield, died Tuesday, October 5 at the Sunrise Assisted Living in Lynnfield.

Born in Wakefield on January 15, 1940 she was the daughter of the late Eugene J. and Irene (Lazzaro) Sullivan.

Ann was a longtime Wakefield resident and was a former member of St. Joseph Church. She had worked many years for the Wakefield School department in administration. She and her late husband were avid boaters and enjoyed spending time in the Ipswich area. Above all things, she loved her family and was a wonderful mother, grandmother and aunt.

She was the beloved wife of the late Peter W. Payzant. She was the loving mother of David Payzant and his wife Karen Hanssen of Watertown and Nancy P. Walker and her husband Timothy of Boxford. She was the sister of Martha Philbrick and Eugene J. Sullivan, Jr., both of Wakefield. She was the cherished grandmother of Henry and Peter.

Her Funeral Service will be held in the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Friday, Oct 8 at 11:30. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held prior to the service beginning at 9am. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Joppa Flats Educational Center, c/o Development Office, Mass Audubon, 208 South Great Road, Lincoln, MA 01773.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Joppa Flats Educational Center
    c/o Development Office, Mass Audubon
    208 South Great Road
    Lincoln, MA 01773

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McDonald Funeral Home

19 Yale Avenue
Wakefield, MA 01880
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