Ann L. (Medelinskas)  Sunderland
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Wellesley - Ann L. (Medelinskas) Sunderland, 79 of Wellesley and formerly of Methuen, passed away on Monday, December 2, 2019 at the Newton Wellesley Center for Alzheimer's Care. She was the beloved wife of the late Allan E. Sunderland.
Born in Lawrence on November 16, 1940, she was the daughter of Adolph and Bertha (Knops) Medelinskas. Ann graduated from Lawrence High School and earned her bachelor's degree in education from the University of Lowell. Ann worked part-time at Bob's Stores in Salem, NH. In her free time, she enjoyed playing golf and racket ball. She also loved spending time at Salisbury Beach.
Ann will be deeply missed by her two daughters, Jill Coughlin and her husband, Butch of Wakefield and Tracey DeLano and her husband, Al of Methuen; her sister, Carol Elliott and her husband, James of Salem, NH; her brother, George Medelinskas and his wife, Ginger of Haverhill; six grandchildren, Brendan and Abigail Coughlin and Callie, Carter, Casey, and Camdyn DeLano; two brothers-in-law, Robert Sunderland and his wife, Frances Jean of Texas and Edward Sunderland of Florida; her sister-in-law, Marion Drummond of Wellfleet, Mass.; her close friends, Maureen and Jim Lever of Methuen; and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor and celebrate Ann's life by gathering for her calling hours on Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence Street in Methuen. Her Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at St. Lucy's Church, 254 Merrimack Street in Methuen. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Methuen. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Newton Wellesley Center for Alzheimer's Care, ATTN: Activity Fund, 694 Worcester Street, Wellesley, MA 02482. For directions or to send an online condolence, please visit www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Sunderland family.
Published on December 7, 2019

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VINCENT MELLO
Dec 08, 2019
MY CONDOLENCES TO ANN'S FAMILY .ANN WAS A CLASSMATE OF MINE AND LATER ON.ANN WAS THE SAME GIRL SHE WAS IN HIGH SCHOOL ,A REALLY NICE GIRL .
Craig A Martin
Dec 08, 2019
Remember Ann and Carol from the beach and High School.
Jim and Maureen Lever
Dec 07, 2019
Jill and Tracey, you did your very best. We will treasure the memories especially WDW vacations.
Love Jim & Maureen