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Grace "Betty" Gately McWade Stepasiuk

Obituary for Grace "Betty" Gately McWade Stepasiuk

February 11, 1928 - November 11, 2017
Wakefield, Massachusetts | Age 89


Grace "Betty" Gately McWade Stepasiuk, 89, of Wakefield died on Saturday, November 11 at her residence.

Born in Malden on February 11, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Martin J. and Grace (McKeever) Gately.

Betty was a graduate of Malden High School, Class of 1945. She was a retired Office Manager for Keystone Batteries in Winchester. Betty was a daily communicate at St. Joseph Church in Wakefield and was a member of the Lady Sodality.

She was the wife of the late Warren McWade and John M. Stepasiuk. Mother of Sherry Browning and her husband Robert of Stoneham. Terrence McWade and his wife Suzanne of Billerica. Kerry McWade and his wife Ellen of Hanover and Brendan McWade of Springfield, James Stepasiuk, Barbara Stepasiuk and husband Paul and the late John W. Stepasiuk. Grandmother of Megan Picariello and husband Michael, David Browning, Kevin McWade, Kara McWade, Timothy McWade, Shannon McWade, Tayna Stepasiuk and Catherine Anna Swaby. Sister of Jane Gagne, Irene Craven and her late husband Robert, the late Dorothy Ruelle and her husband Alwin and the late Leo Gately and his wife Carole. Sister-in-law of Eva Moffitt and her late husband Robert, Adell McWade and her late husband Paul, Harold McWade and his wife Alice, Alice McNeil, the late George McWade, & the late Virginia Bass Also survived by several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Thursday from 3-8pm. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St., Wakefield on Friday at 10am. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mass Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired at Development Office MAB Community Services 200 Ivy St., Brookline, Mass 02446 or

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Wakefield, MA 01880
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