Jessie (Young) Wallace

WELLESLEY, MASS. – Jessie (Young) Wallace, of Wellesley, Mass., 91, Oct. 8, 2016. She leaves her husband, David H. Wallace, a sister Joyce Young Stahl of Charlestown, R.I., a brother Arden Squire Young of Binghamton, N.Y., a sister-in-law Deborah Wallace of Lincoln, Mass., and 10 nieces and nephews and their spouses and children, all of whom will miss her.

Jessie was born in Otis, Maine, the daughter of the late Harriet Annie Dyer (Young) and Daniel Ginn Young, and grew up in Ellsworth. Following high school, she continued her education in Cambridge, Mass., to become a secretary and then a medical secretary, and gave many years of faithful and appreciated service at Boston Children’s Hospital as an office manager in the radiology and surgical services.

She was an accomplished vegetable gardener, and also enjoyed running, walking, travel, bowling, reading, square dancing and knitting. She knitted and donated many hats and prayer shawls. She was a member of the Wellesley Village Congregational Church in Wellesley, and was an annual bell ringer for the Salvation Army.

A graveside prayer service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at the Woodlawn Cemetery, 148 Brook St. in Wellesley. Jessie may be remembered with donations to the Stanley Tippett Hospice Home, 920 South St., Needham, MA 02492, or to another charity of one’s choice.

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