Sunday, June 29, 2008

Massachusetts Daily Obituaries 06/29/08

  • Anzaldi, Cathleen

    MATTAPOISETT —Cathleen (Buchanan) Anzaldi, 59, of Mattapoisett passed away June 28, 2008, at home with family, after battling a brief illness. Cathleen was a wonderful and devoted mother to 3 daughters, Danielle, Paige and Blair and a loving wife to William M. Anzaldi, Jr. Born in Red Bank, NJ, to Robert and Elizabeth (Scammell) Buchanan of Tuckerton, NJ, she spent her youth in Forked River, NJ. Shortly after high school Cathleen relocated to Boston to attend school. In 1990 she relocated to Mattapoisett…

    • Ballentine, John P.

      donations may be made to Alzheimer's Services of Cape Cod & Islands 712 Main St., Hyannis, MA 02601. For online guest book and directions, please visit .

      • Beer, Stephanie J.

        Stephanie J. Beer 1915-2008 SOUTHAMPTON - Stephanie Joan (Windfelder) Beer of Southampton, Ma passed away June 23, 2008. Born in London, England on July 29, 1915 to George and Grace (Davies) Windfelder. She was the wife of the late Dr. Ludwig A. Beer and was predeceased by her daughter Rosmarie Merrill and her son-in-law William L. Pirani. Stephanie and her family immigrated to this country in 1950 from Germany. To cherish her memory she leaver her son Dr. Hans Beer (with whom she lived) and daughters…

        • Bertrand, Raymond O.

          Raymond O. Bertrand WESTFIELD - Raymond O. Bertrand, 63, of Westfield died Thursday, June 26, 2008 in Noble Hospital. He was born in Fall River on February 10, 1945, son of the late Raymond S. and Emelda (Pelletier) Bertrand. He moved to Springfield and graduated from Springfield Trade School then moved to Westfield in 1970. Raymond was employed as a truck driver for the city of Westfield for ten years and as a driver for Commercial Distributing from 1981 until his retirement in 2006. He was a US Naval…

          • Boscombe, Frances A.

            • Boucher, Dennis J.

              NEW BEDFORD —Dennis J. Boucher, 58, of New Bedford, died unexpectedly Friday, June 20, 2008. Born in New Bedford, son of the late Estella (Oliver) and Joseph Rocha. He lived most of his life in Fairhaven before moving to New Bedford. He was a forklift operator at the Maritime Terminal. He enjoyed golfing. Survivors include his wife, Jan Boucher; 2 daughters, Jennifer Cook and her husband, Sean and Jessica Boucher; 2 sons, Dennis R. Boucher and his wife, Natalie and Cortney Boucher; 3 sisters; 1 brother;…

              • Breault, Ernest A.

                MINNEAPOLIS, MN —Ernest "Ernie" Breault, 57, passed away May 31, 2008, at the MN Veterans Home. He was born in Fairhaven, son of the late Alfred and Doris Breault. He attended Fairhaven schools. He served as an alter boy at Sacred Hearts Church in Fairhaven and attended Boy Scouts which he enjoyed. He also served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by a sister, Corrinne Daniels of Fairhaven; a brother, Daniel R. Breault of Fairhaven; and a brother-in-law, Norman Daniels. He also leaves two sons and…

                • DeCosmo, Carmelo J.

                  Carmelo J. DeCosmo 1924 - 2008 AGAWAM - Carmelo J. "Carm" DeCosmo, 84, a longtime resident of Agawam, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2008 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. Born February 1, 1924 in Springfield, MA; he was a son of the late Giuseppe and Angelina (Fico) DeCosmo. He attended Cathedral High School where he excelled playing football. His passion for sports continued throughout his life as he coached the West Street Atomics Jr. City 21 and under football team, who went…

                  • DeGray, Jason E.

                    Jason E. DeGray 1982-2008 BRIMFIELD - Jason Edmond DeGray, 26, passed away on Tuesday June 24th, 2008. Born in Springfield, MA Jason grew up in Hampden until recently moving to Brimfield. He graduated with the class of 2000 from Minnechaug Regional High School and from the Baron Institute of Technology in 2001. Jason was employed by Lenox American Saw of East Longmeadow for eight years. He will be sadly missed by his loving parents, Edmond "Ned" and Joan (Korbel) DeGray of Hampden and by his…

                    • Deschamps, Roger O.

                      will be Monday evening only 5-8 PM at Rock Funeral Home. Funeral from the Funeral Home on Tuesday at 8 AM followed by his Funeral Mass at St. Francis Xavier Church, Acushnet at 9 AM. Interment Acushnet Cemetery.

                      • Dias, Arthur F.

                        SOUTH DARTMOUTH —Arthur F. "Art" Dias, 68, of South Dartmouth, died Thursday, June 26, 2008, at his home following a long illness. He was the husband of Nathalie L. (Anthony) Dias, to whom he had been married to for 46 years. Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Julio F. Dias and Sarah Elizabeth (Beanland) Dias, he was a graduate of Dartmouth High School and a life long resident of Dartmouth. Mr. Dias worked as the Town of Dartmouth Harbormaster for 31 years, retiring in December of 2002. He…

                        • Iyawe, Paul D.

                          service will be held Wednesday, July 2, at 11 a.m., at the Greater Framingham Community Church, corner of Franklin and Park Street in Framingham. Visitation will be at the church Tuesday, July 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made to the Greater Framingham Community Church, comer of Franklin and Park Streets, Framingham, MA 01702. Arrangements are under the Duckett J-S.Waterman and Sons Memorial Tribute, Sudbury. visit .

                          • Kallmeyer, Fred G.

                            Fred G. Kallmeyer 1911- 2008 HOLYOKE: Fred G. Kallmeyer, 96, of Holyoke, died Friday, June 27, 2008 at Holyoke Health Care Center. Fred was born in Holyoke, son of the late Karl and Anna (Henkel) Kallmeyer and was a graduate of the Holyoke Trade School. He worked as a Machinist for the American Bosch for many years, where he was a member of their Twenty Five Year Club. Fred was a member of the First Lutheran Church, the Holyoke Grange where he served as Master, and was also a member of the Holyoke Senior…

                            • Kisby, Harry E.

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                              • Kloc, Kenneth F.

                                and friends are invited to attend graveside services on Saturday July 19, 2008 at 10:00 A. M. in St. Mary's Cemetery, Northampton. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VNA & Hospice of Cooley Dickinson, P. O. Box 329, Northampton, Mass. 01060-0326.,

                                • Kuznicki, Edmund

                                  Edmund Kuznicki 1928 - 2008 JUPITER, FL - A Memorial Service will be held in honor of "Mitch" Edmund M Kuznicki on Sunday, June 29th at 2:00 pm, at the First Congregational Church on North St. in Blandford, MA. Following the service, his family invites all guests to join them at the Blandford Country Club.,

                                  • LaBadie, Ernest C.

                                    CENTERVILLE —Ernest C. LaBadie, 88, of Centerville, died on June 27, at home surrounded by his family. Loving husband of Anita (Aubry) LaBadie for 65 years, and devoted father of Pauline A. Schafer of Centerville, Anne A. Cassim of Waterloo, NY, and Paul E. LaBadie of Marstons Mills. Brother of Arthur of CA, Mercedese Ray of Texas, Lucille Aguliar of CA, and the late Henry, Florence Pease, and Vivianne Kauffmann. Grandfather of Heidi McDade, Emily Tenreiro, Joseph LaBadie, Erin Hoeksema, and Kate Shaffer.…

                                    • Lakota, Theodore F.

                                      and friends are invited to gather on Tuesday, July 1st for a 12 noon Liturgy of Christian Burial at St. Patrick's Church, 319 Broadway, in Chicopee, followed by burial in the parish cemetery. There are no calling hours. The Brunelle Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ted's memory may be directed to Spectrum Hospice, 770 Converse St., Longmeadow, MA 01106. Please visit www. for an online Guestbook. Brunelle Funeral Home…

                                      • Medina Sr., William

                                        William Medina Sr. 1950-2008 SPRINGFIELD-William Medina Sr., 58, of 12 Coleridge Street, died Wednesday in Baystate Medical Center. He was born in manhattan NY and was raised in Bloomfield, CT. He met the love of his life Elizabeth Davila when he was 18 and shortly thereafter they moved and began their family in Springfield. Their focus always as a family was to serve their God Jehovah faithfully and he did just so. He leaves not only family but many friends who serve Jehovah God alongside with him. William…

                                        • Meehan, Helen (Collins)

                                          Helen Meehan LEE - Helen (Collins) Meehan 83, of Spring St. died Thursday night at Berkshire Medical Center with her son Bill by her side. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother for most of her life.Born in Pittsfield on April 14, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Bernard M. Collins. She attended St. Joseph's High School in Pittsfield and graduated from the Assissium School for Girls in Manhattan. She attended the College of Mount St. Vincent in Riverdale, NY. She married…

                                          • Moran, Howard W.

                                            Howard W. Moran 1920 - 2008 HOLYOKE: Howard W. Moran, 87, of Holyoke died Saturday, June 28, 2008 in the Holyoke Soldier's Home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Holyoke, son of the late Howard P. and Loretta (Powers) Moran and was a graduate of Holyoke High School. Howard was a United States Army Veteran of World War II and was a communicant of the former Holy Family Church in Holyoke. He had retired from the Holyoke Public Schools where he had been a longtime Custodian. Howard was…

                                            • Newman, Richard C.

                                              Richard C. Newman 1941-2008 WEST SPRINGFIELD Richard C. Newman, 66, died with his family at his side on Saturday at Baystate Medical Center following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Spfld, MA he was the son of the late Richard W. Newman and Anna "Nan" (Crowley) Newman Carter. A graduate of Cathedral High School in Springfield, and St. Anselm College in Manchester, NH, he was a communicant of St. Thomas the Apostle Church in West Springfield where he formerly served as a Eucharistic…

                                              • Oliver, Joseph (Featured Guest Book)

                                                Joseph Oliver, 56, the assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction for New Bedford Public Schools, died unexpectedly today, city school officials confirmed at 3 p.m.“Joe was an excellent administrator and his life totally revolved around the children of the city,” said School Comittee member Jill Ussach, who said she received a call from the School Superintendent’s office notifying her of Mr. Oliver’s death. “He will be sorely missed by all his colleagues.”Michael E. Longo, outgoing…

                                                • Pazik, Gloria A.

                                                  Gloria A. Pazik 1943 - 2008 CHICOPEE Gloria A. Pazik, 64, of Chicopee, died on Saturday, June 28, 2008 at Heritage Hall West in Agawam. She was born on September 15, 1943 in Chicopee and was a life long resident. Gloria was the daughter of the late Edward P. and Jean L. (Bartoszek) Pazik. She was a communicant of the Basilica of St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr. Gloria enjoyed going to Hawthorne Services in Chicopee. She is survived by her brother, Edward Pazik of Chicopee; a sister, Barbara Boron and her…

                                                  • Pires, Dan (Featured Guest Book)

                                                    NEW BEDFORD — Dan Pires, whose insightful reporting on the New England Patriots made him popular with readers and whose outgoing personality made him popular with his peers, died this morning. He was 52. Dan worked as the Patriots beat reporter for The Standard-Times for more than a decade, starting during the Drew Bledsoe era and following them through their three Super Bowl championships. He was also a frequent contributor to the Standard-Times’ “Dine Out” column and a news junkie who always seems to…

                                                  • Redin, Frederick C.

                                                    Frederick C. Redin 1925-2008 EAST LONGMEADOW - Frederick Clifford Redin, 82, of East Long-meadow, passed away Wednesday June 25th at Baystate Medical Center. Born in East Longmeadow to the late Charles and Minnie (Christianson) Redin, he was a lifelong resident. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Sylvia (Carmel) Redin. Fred worked for the East Longmeadow Highway Dept. for 34years, retiring in 1990. Upon his retirement, Fred continued working at Dr. John Murphy's office in East Longmeadow. He…

                                                    • Rogers, James D.

                                                      James D. Rogers 1942-2008 SOUTHWICK- James David Rogers 65 died unexpectedly June 25, 2008 in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania . He was born in Cleveland, Ohio October 26, 1942, the son of the late George L. and Gertrude J. (Givens) Rogers. He attended and graduated in 1961, from Perry High School, Perry , Ohio. James served in the United States Navy for 24 years, retiring in 1984 as Senior Chief Operations Specialist. He was the recipient of the Navy Achievement Medal, in May 1984. Following his naval career,…

                                                      • Rushton, Janice Helen

                                                        Janice Helen Rushton NORWICH, CT - Janice Helen Rushton of Norwich, CT passed away Friday evening at Windham Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born in Holyoke, MA July 27, 1940 the daughter of Raymond and Helen (Egan) Zimmer. Janice grew up in Mansfield, graduating from Windham High School and Our Lady of the Elms College in Springfield, MA. In 1978 she received her MA degree in elementary education from Eastern CT State University. Janice's career spanned 30 years of teaching in MA, CA, IA and…

                                                        • Russell, Pauline

                                                          CONWAY, SC —Pauline Russell, age 79, widow of the late William Russell, of Gailard Drive, died Friday, June 20, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Russell was born in New Bedford, MA, a daughter of the late Leo and Jeanne Martin Coulombe. She was owner and operator of Russell School of Dance & Gymnastics for 55 years in Dartmouth, MA. Mrs. Russell moved to South Carolina to enjoy retirement and to be with her family. Surviving are two daughters, Michelle Leroux and husband, Scott of Myrtle Beach, SC, Anna…

                                                          • Thresher, Leon C.

                                                            Leon C. Thresher HARDWICK - Leon C. Thresher, 82 of Thresher Rd, died Thursday, June 26, 2008 in Umass Memorial Healthcare. Leon was born in Hardwick, Ma. on April 30, 1926, the son of the late Howard R. & Mabel S. (Barnes) Thresher and has been a lifelong resident. Leon graduated from the former Hardwick High School and the University of Massachusett in Amherst. He taught at Peacham Academy in Peacham, Vt. and later at the former Gilbertville Grammar School. Leon then worked for 35 years at the Davis…

                                                            • Tremblay, Lucien J.

                                                              Lucien J. Tremblay CHICOPEE - Lucien J. Tremblay, 91 of Hampshire St. died June 19, 2008 at the Soldiers Home in Holyoke. He was born in Chicopee. He was the son of the late George and Lea (Pelletier) Tremblay. Lucien was a self employed carpenter. He served in the United States Army during World War II. He received the Victory Medal, American Theater Campaign Ribbon, European African Middle Eastern Theater Campaign Ribbon. He was predeceased by his wife Ruth (Heinrich)_ Tremblay in 2001. Lucien is survived…


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                                                                • Albertelli, Wallace B.

                                                                  • Allen, Vernon

                                                                    • Ashley, Richard J.

                                                                      • Austin, Eleanor (Milliken)

                                                                        • Bairos, Manuel Luz

                                                                          • Balyosian, Mary (Baboian)

                                                                            • Beardsell, Sanford

                                                                              • Beardsell, Sanford Wallace "Sandy"

                                                                                • Berry, Mary Helen (McCue)

                                                                                  • Bock, Joan Coombs (Foley)

                                                                                    • Boyajian, Armenak Aram

                                                                                      • Bradley, John T.

                                                                                        • Brown, Muriel

                                                                                          • Bucuvalas, Peter

                                                                                            • Budzyna, Deidre A. "Deedee"

                                                                                              • Cameron, Donald A.

                                                                                                • Carley, Joan (Keir)

                                                                                                  • Cascieri, Eda (diBiccari)

                                                                                                    • Casey, Aldona H. (Vaikasas)

                                                                                                      • Casey, Karen J. (Kelly)

                                                                                                        • Cataldo, Dorothy M. (Moreno)

                                                                                                          • Chamberlain, Harriet E.

                                                                                                            • Chellman, Mary S. (Connor)

                                                                                                              • Chou, Arthur Wei-Chung

                                                                                                              • Cloward, Davis T.

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                                                                                                                      • Cross, Blanche E. (Dacier)

                                                                                                                        • DeGennaro, Ann M. (Merlina)

                                                                                                                          • DeTellis, George John

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • O'Loughlin, Katherine "Kate"

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