Michele M. (Donovan) Annino 75, beloved wife of Charles W. Annino, died Monday, November 4, 2019 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
Born in Greenville, SC, she was the daughter of the late Alpheus and Mildred (McElaney) Donovan. She was raised in Winthrop and graduated from Fitton Catholic High School in East Boston.
Mrs. Annino worked for thirty years at Lynnfield High School until her retirement in 2011. Thereafter, she continued to work as a substitute teacher at the school. She was a beloved mentor to many hundreds of Lynnfield students over the years. As a young woman, Michele worked for eight years at United Shoe Machinery Corp. at its headquarters in Boston.
Dedicated to her family, Mrs. Annino enjoyed travelling with her husband and friends and tending to her garden in Peabody.
In addition to her husband, with whom she shared fifty-one years, she is survived by her two brothers, Kevin Donovan and his wife Linda of Amherst, OH and Joseph X. Donovan and his wife Raya of Newton, a sister, Denise Foley and her husband Joseph of Peabody, her nieces and nephews Kelley, Kristen, Sam, Ava, Deirdre, Declan, Brian, Paul and Carolyn, as well as many cousins, including Diane Lamonica and her husband James of Topsfield. She was also the aunt of the late Kimberly Donovan.
Michele's funeral will be held from the Conway Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at St. Adelaide’s Church, 708 Lowell St., West Peabody at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial in the Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, West Peabody. Flowers by family only. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to www.giving.massgeneral.org toward the Bernice Hamlin Fund or the Nursing Staff at Lunder 10 Cancer Care Unit.