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Anna "Nikki" Likely

Tuesday, December 20th, 1932 - Thursday, May 20th, 2021
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Anna “Nikki” Likely, of Auburndale passed away Thursday, May 20, 2021 at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late Lieutenant John I. Likely of the Newton Police Force, she was predeceased by her three sons, Richard, Daniel and James Likely. She is survived by three daughters, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Nikki was the dear sister of Andrew and Frederick Corporale and Katie Lydon. She will be dearly missed by her granddaughter Virginia “Ginnie” Likely Reece and great-grandson Kyle of Wayland, son Dale and his wife Vicki of AR and niece Patricia "Tishy" Cheney of Hanover.

Nikki worked as a receptionist for the City of Newton Parks Department for many years. She was an active and beloved member of the St. Bernard Parish community, American Gold Star Mothers, the American Legion and Girls’ High School Alumni.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, May 25th at 10AM in St. Bernard Parish, 1523 Washington St. West Newton followed by interment in Newton Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held Monday from 3-7PM in the Burke & Blackington Funeral Home, 1479 Washington St. West Newton. Donations in her memory may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation at or New England Center and Home for Veterans at
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  • Visitation

    Monday, May 24th, 2021 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Monday, May 24th, 2021 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Burke & Blackington Funeral Home
    1479 Washington St.
    West Newton, MA 02465
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  • Service

    Tuesday, May 25th, 2021 | 10:00am
    Tuesday, May 25th, 2021 10:00am
    St. Bernard Parish
    1523 Washington Street
    West Newton, MA 02465
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  • Interment

    Newton Cemetery
    791 Walnut Street
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Rick Mason and family

Posted at 07:02pm
I will forever be grateful to Nikki, and the Likely family, for their kindness and generosity over many years. With love and admiration, Rick Mason.

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Tish-Lydon Cheney

Posted at 11:46pm
Aunty, My heart is so broken...We were best buddies...what am I going to do without you....I can’t believe your gone. My love for you is forever and I already miss you so much... Fly free my butterfly xo

Love, Tishy xo

Posted at 01:17pm
You are a big part of our family Nikki and we will miss you for a lifetime I hope you I are with uncle John and my mom and dad. Love you Nik, Gerry and Dick 🌹

Sister Suzanne Fondini Posted at 11:12am

Nikki you are a gift and it has been a privilege for me to know and love you. Thank you for the ten years of knowing you and living on Lexington Street. How I loved being at home there. May you be in the arms of your dear husband, sons and good friend Irene now. Rest in peace. Love, Sister Suzanne Fondini, mfic

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