Sunday, July 6, 2008

Massachusetts Daily Obituaries 07/06/08

  • Abbott, Edward Lawson

    • Abrahamian, Mary

      • Agudelo, Katherine Lynn (Mitchell)

        • Arredondo, Hector

          • Arsenault Jr., Wilfred J. "Willie"

            • Bargoot Jr. M.D., Ferris John

              • Barron, Sharon R. (Costa)

                • Barsam, Louis B.

                  • Beattie, Dorothy H. (Archibald)

                    • Bedard, Bernard Harvey

                      • Berbaum, Mary E. (Herra)

                        • Bernard, Jerry T.

                          • Bibbins, Martha L.

                            • Billiel, Vita J. (Pariseau)

                              and friends are asked to meet on Wednesday morning July 9, 2008 at St. Rose de Lima Church, 600 Grattan Street, in the Aldenville section of Chicopee to celebrate the Liturgy of Christian Burial for Vita at 10 a.m. Rites of Committal and burial to follow in St. Rose de Lima Cemetery, Chicopee. There are no visiting hours. Sampson Family Chapels in entrusted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Vita's memory may be made to St. Rose de Lima Church, 600 Grattan Street,…

                              • Birks, Robert J.

                                • Biseinere, Adella

                                  Adella Biseinere 1910 - 2008 WEST SPRINGFIELD - Adella (Jasinski) Biseinere, 97, died Wednesday in a local nursing home. She was born and raised in Chicopee before moving to West Springfield in 1939. She worked for F. W. Sickles and Spalding. Adella was a communicant of St. Ann's Church and a member of the Daughters of Columbus and the AARP. Her husband Albert P. Biseinere Sr. died February 20, 1983. She leaves two sons, Albert P. Biseinere and his wife Nora, and Michael L. Biseinere and his companion…

                                  • Bonomo, Barbara J.

                                    • Boulanger, Roger G.


                                      • Boyle, Helen M. (Toye)

                                        • Bradley, Charles H.

                                          • Brown, Gene J.

                                            Gene J. Brown ENFIELD - Gene J. Brown died July 2, 2008. Memorial Service TODAY, Sunday July 6, 2008 at 4 p.m. from Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels, Enfield, CT. Calling hours today 2 to 4 p.m.,

                                            • Byrne, Francis P.

                                              • Caissie, Alfred E.

                                                • Caldwell, Edward Rodney

                                                  Edward R. Caldwell 1968-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Edward Rodney Caldwell, 40, of 25 Magner Road, Lynn, MA, departed this life on Sunday, June 29, 2008. Born and educated in Springfield, he was a lifelong city resident and a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Beth W. (Wathika) Caldwell of Lynn; his mother, Elizabeth Carter and step-father Victor Carter, both of Indian Orchard, MA; a son, Edward R. Caldwell Jr.; two step-children Eric Wathika and Diana Wathika; three brothers, Mason…

                                                  • Carcerano, Mary Grace "Gracie"

                                                  • Carlson, Ellen Theresa

                                                    • Carman, Leon J.

                                                      Leon J. Carman 1914 - 2008 LONGMEADOW MA, BOCA RATON, FL-Born Springfield, MA 1914, he graduated from Northeastern Law School in 1941. Before WWII he was a Sea Scout Captain and remained active in scouting for over eighty years. He was a lifelong Mason and Shriner and led a Boy Scout troup at The Shriners' Hospital for many years. He began his career with Connecticut General Life Insurance Company in 1939 and earned all of the accolades of the industry including life membership in The Million Dollar…

                                                      • Carmichael, Ethel A. (Hardacker)

                                                        • Carpenter, Donna J.

                                                          Donna J. Carpenter 1951 - 2008 SPRINGFIELD - Donna J. (Boudreau) Carpenter, 56, of Spring-field, passed away on Wednes-day, July 2, 2008 at the Baystate Medical Center. Born in Boston on September 4, 1951, a daughter of Jean (Rooney) Boudreau and the late Wilbur F. Boudreau, she lived in Springfield for the past 17 years. Donna was a graduate of Ursuline Academy, Lasell Junior College, American International College and Simmons College. Her career involved various duties and responsibilities in academic…

                                                          • Caruso, Iva

                                                            contributions may be made to the Shrine of St. Jude, .

                                                            • Caruso, Iva (Barstow)

                                                              • Chamberlain, Anne E.

                                                                Brockton Anne E. (Kelly) Chamberlain, formerly of Brighton, July 1, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Howard C. Chamberlain, Jr. Beloved sister of Thomas Kelly, Edward Kelly and Helen Duffy. Anne is survived by many nieces; nephews; grandnieces and grandnephews. She enjoyed painting and caring for her cat, Spooky. Following cremation, a private graveside prayer service will be held in the V.A. National Cemetery in Bourne. Arrangements by the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St., Brockton. For…

                                                                • Chiampa, William J.

                                                                  • Christman, Frederick A.

                                                                    Frederick A. Christman 1924 - 2008 CHICOPEE - Frederick A. Christman, age 84 passed away on July 4, 2008 at the Willi-mansett West Nursing Center. He was a former communi-cant of Holy Name of Jesus Church in Chicopee. He lived in Chicopee most of his life. He was a store manager for over 26 years at the Popular markets and Finest super markets where he retired in 1988. He belonged to the New England Teamsters Local Union 559. He was a former member of the Chicopee Lodge of Elks 1849 and was an avid Red Sox…

                                                                    • Ciriello, Emilio G. "Moe"

                                                                      • Clarke, Thomas P. "Bubba"

                                                                        • Clericuzio, Donald L.

                                                                          • Clough, Howard M.

                                                                            .com ) 4 Park St., at Natick Common, Tuesday, July 8, at 11 a.m. A period of visitation will take place prior to the service Tuesday morning, beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will take place at a later date at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in his name to the Natick Service Council, 11 Pond St., Natick, MA 01760.

                                                                            • Cohen, Robert W.

                                                                              • Collins, Mary "Betty" (Walsh)

                                                                                • Cook, Eileen Agnes (McKenna)

                                                                                  • Cooney, Gerald Gavin

                                                                                    • Cunis, Joseph A.

                                                                                      • D'Isidoro, Louise M. (Reale)

                                                                                        • Daner, Sarah (Carmel)

                                                                                          • DeVries, Leonard E.

                                                                                            • Demers, George

                                                                                              • DiMarco, Mary "Lucky" (Manuel)

                                                                                                • DiPerna, Rosalie T. (Martin)

                                                                                                  • Diorio, Ann (Belcastro)

                                                                                                  • Dolan, Josephine C.

                                                                                                    Josephine C. Dolan, formerly of Cedar St., Worcester, died Saturday, July 5, 2008, in the Notre Dame Long Term Care Center. She celebrated her 101st birthday last Tuesday. Josephine was born in Worcester on July 1, 1907, daughter of Patrick J. and Catherine M. (O'Connor) Dolan and lived in Worcester all her life. Her only brother, Thomas Dolan died in 1926. Jo was a 1925 graduate of Sacred Heart Academy. She was an operator for the New England Telephone Co. for 48 years, retiring in 1972. She was a…

                                                                                                    • Donahue, John T.

                                                                                                      • Donovan, John P.

                                                                                                        • Dulski, John Francis

                                                                                                          John F. Dulski 1913 - 2008 PANAMA CITY, FL - John Francis Dulski, 95, of Panama City, Fl. and formerly of Ludlow passed away peacefully in Florida on Sunday June 29, 2008. Born June 9, 1913 in Granby Ma, the son of the late Andrew and Rose (Popielarczyk) Dulski, John had been a machinist for 44 years with the Monsanto Chemical Co. After retirement, he worked at Kmart's in Springfield, and later in Panama City for more than 10 years as a greeter at Wal-Mart. An avid sportsman, he especially enjoyed…

                                                                                                          • Ells, Stephen F.

                                                                                                            • Fellows, Jane

                                                                                                              CENTERVILLE —Jane (Noonan) Fellows, 96, of Centerville passed away peacefully on July 1, 2008. Born in South Boston, Jane graduated in 1929 from Mount St. Joseph Academy, Brighton. As a young woman, Jane worked as a reservation manager for the Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. Later she worked for the Department of Dental Health, from which she retired in 1977 at the age of 65. Jane was an avid reader, who loved exchanging books with her family and friends. However, her true passion was spending time with her…

                                                                                                              • Fellows, Jane (Noonan)

                                                                                                                • Femino, Josephine L. (MacAluso)

                                                                                                                  • Ferry, Veronica (Szlosek)

                                                                                                                    Veronica Ferry 1926 - 2008 PALMER - Veronica (Szlosek) Ferry, 81, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 3, 2008 at Wingate at Wilbraham. Born in Thorndike, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Catherine (Stachowicz) Szlosek. She was a graduate of Palmer High School, and a communicant of Sts. Peter & Paul Church. Veronica was a member of the Sacred Heart Society, the Rosary Sodality, and received the St. Pius X Award for her many years of teaching CCD. She was a bookkeeper for many years at Banas…

                                                                                                                    • Ferullo, Rosario G. "Roy"

                                                                                                                      • Filadoro, Henry P.

                                                                                                                        • Finland, Lawrence H.

                                                                                                                          • Flynn Jr., Francis J.

                                                                                                                            Francis J. Flynn, Jr., 88, formerly of Country Club Boulevard, died Wednesday, July 2, 2008, in the Odd Fellows Home. His wife of 50 years, Mary (Noonan) Flynn, died in 2000. He leaves two daughters, Karen M. Larson and her fiancé David Gouin of Worcester and Mary Ellen Mayo and her husband Robert of Florida; a son, Fran Flynn of Worcester; a brother, John Flynn of Worcester; 4 granddaughters; and nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by an infant daughter, Barbara J. Flynn in 1950 and 3…

                                                                                                                            • Flynn, Mary E.

                                                                                                                              • Freniere, E. Richard "Dick"

                                                                                                                                • Gates, Carroll Leland

                                                                                                                                  • Gearraughty, Conchetta M. (Lanzo)

                                                                                                                                    • Georgiev, Penka

                                                                                                                                      EAST DENNIS —Penka Georgiev, born of the Dustabonnov family in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Oct. 21, 1907, joined her predeceased husband, Konstantin Georgiev, on July 4, 2008, after 100 fabled years. The Dustabonnovs were a leading family and active in the Bulgarian War for Independence, instigated by Penka's uncle, Tsanko Dustabannov. In the 1930s, Penka worked with Queen Giovanna to found and support the first women's and children's hospital in the capital, Sofia. At the conclusion of World War II,…

                                                                                                                                      • Gibbons, Helen L.

                                                                                                                                        Stoughton Helen L. (Gray) Gibbons, 72, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died unexpectedly July 3, at her home. Born in Brockton, she was raised in Randolph and was a graduate of Randolph Schools. Mrs. Gibbons worked as a service clerk in the deli at Shaws Market for over 15 years, retiring in 2002. An avid gardener, in her free time, she enjoyed playing bingo, traveling to New Hampshire and Maine and visiting the Fryeburg Fair. She also enjoyed music, singing and collecting music boxes. She is survived by…

                                                                                                                                        • Glowacki, William

                                                                                                                                          • Godfrey, Florence L.

                                                                                                                                            Florence L. Godfrey 1915 - 2008 WESTFIELD - Florence L. "Flo" (Reed) Godfrey, 92, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 29, 2008 in Renai-ssance Manor Care Center, Westfield. Born November 4, 1915 in Brockton, MA, she was a daughter of the late Wendell and Lois (Westgate) Reed. Flo was a 1932 graduate of Brockton High School and a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Southwick. She is survived by her son Ronald R. and his wife, Sandra of Kingston, MA; her daughter Merilyn S. Thomas of Westfield; 4…

                                                                                                                                            • Golden, Solomon B.

                                                                                                                                              • Guerrette, Mary A.

                                                                                                                                                Mary A. Guerrette 1927 - 2008 SPRINGFIELD - Mary A. (Boucher) Guerrette, 81, of West Spring-field, passed away peacefully Monday, June 30, 2008 at Mercy Hospital. Born March 26, 1927 in Caribou, Maine; she was a daughter of the late Adelard and Marie (Levesque) Boucher. Mary lived most of her life in Springfield, and recently resided in West Springfield. She married Jerome J. Guerrette in 1946 and together they raised five children. Mary enjoyed gardening and cooking, but was most content spending time with…

                                                                                                                                                • Haltermann, William H.

                                                                                                                                                  donations may be made to the Kingston Hospital.

                                                                                                                                                  • Harney Sr., Robert A.

                                                                                                                                                  • Harran, Ruth M. (Kiley)

                                                                                                                                                    • Hebert, Shirley Ann

                                                                                                                                                      Shirley Ann Hebert 1936-2008 CHICOPEE - Shirley Ann (Fountain) Hebert, 71 died Friday after a long illness at Mercy Medical Center, surround-ed by her loving family. Shirley was born on Nov. 27, 1936 in West Springfield, daughter of the late Charles H. and Ida (Mascaro) Fountain and was a resident of Chicopee for over 34 years. Shirley attended Central Baptist Church and its' Recovery Group, Chicopee and Bethany Assembly of God, Agawam where she made many friends. Shirley is survived by her devoted…

                                                                                                                                                      • Henderson, Effie (Lapham)

                                                                                                                                                        • Hoffman, Virginia M. (Reid)

                                                                                                                                                          • Hudson, Emma J. Goodbar (Carson)

                                                                                                                                                            • Hutcheons Jr., William J.

                                                                                                                                                              William J. Hutcheons, Jr. 1934 - 2008 WEST SPRINGFIELD - William J. Hutcheons, Jr., 73, of West Springfield and South Dennis, MA passed away peacefully at his home on July 4th after battling cancer. Born and raised in Springfield, the son of the late William & Elizabeth (Collins) Hutcheons, he lived in West Springfield for the past 47 years. Bill graduated from Springfield Technical High School in 1953 and entered the US Marine Corps in 1954 where he served until 1961. He attended Western New England…

                                                                                                                                                              • Iannarone, Leonard G.

                                                                                                                                                                • Jackson, Virginia M. (Moomaw)

                                                                                                                                                                  • Jacobson, Robert C.

                                                                                                                                                                    Robert C. Jacobson 1956-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Robert C. Jacobson, 53, of Springfield died Wednesday July 2, 2008 in Baystate Medical Center, Spring-field. Robert was born in Springfield on February 14, 1956 the son of Robert I. and Georgia (Mistos) Jacobson of Springfield. He was raised in Springfield and graduated from Classical High School, received his Associates degree from Springfield Technical Community College, and his Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice from Anna Maria College. A lifelong resident of…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Kaspar, Ralph W.

                                                                                                                                                                      South Easton Ralph W. Kaspar, 75, of South Easton, died July 2, 2008. A native of Brockton, Ralph graduated from Brockton High School and was a retired union carpenter. He resided in South Easton for the past 22 years and enjoyed watching sports. Ralph was the beloved husband of Malvina "Millie" (Zideikis) Kaspar; loving stepfather of Theresa Pinto (and her husband Joseph) of Attleboro; "Grampa Ralph" of Andrea and Allison Pinto; brother of Robert Kaspar and Edith Caron, both of…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Kelsey, Mary E. ("Mae")

                                                                                                                                                                        • Kerr, Eleanor W.

                                                                                                                                                                          WEST BARNSTABLE —Eleanor W. Kerr, a longtime resident of Newport, N.H., and mother of Tracie Crowley of West Barnstable, died on July 1, 2008, at the Cape Regency Nursing Home, Centerville. She was born in Newport on March 23, 1923, the daughter of Josephine B. and William C. Wright. After graduating from Towle High School, Newport, and Keene Teachers College, Keene, N.H., she worked in Washington, D.C., as part of the World War II effort to break Japanese codes. Here she met her husband, a sailor in the…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Kerwin, Edward P.

                                                                                                                                                                            SANDWICH —Edward Paul Kerwin, 78, born in Worcester on April 5, 1930, died on June 26, 2008. He was the devoted husband of the late Rosemarie I. Kerwin, who died on March 15, 2006. He was an Eagle Scout as a boy, traveling to Switzerland with his troop. Ed was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Navy until 1952, when he was discharged with honors. Edward worked many years for the New England Telephone Company, retiring in 1989. He loved to travel and was an avid gardener. He is survived by his…

                                                                                                                                                                            • King, Josephine F.

                                                                                                                                                                              Stoughton Josephine F. Jo (Anastasi) King, an accomplished painter and artist, died Friday, July 4, at the Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. She was the wife of the late Martin E. King. Born in Boston, she was raised in South Boston and was a graduate of South Boston schools. She also was a graduate of Burdett College. Mrs. King was a resident of Stoughton for over 43 years. She worked at the Gibbons School in Stoughton for over 16 years, retiring in 1989. After her retirement, Mrs. King…

                                                                                                                                                                              • King, Josephine F. "Jo" (Anastasi)

                                                                                                                                                                                • Kline, Stephen

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kolaczyk, Chester S.

                                                                                                                                                                                    hours are on Sunday, July 6, 2-5p.m. and 7-9p.m. at the M.A. Connell Funeral Home, 934 New York Ave., Huntington Station. Mass is on Monday, July 7, at 9:30a.m. at St. Elizabeth's R.C. Church, Melville, NY. Burial in Calverton National Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Konderwicz, William

                                                                                                                                                                                      William Konderwicz 1924-2008 LUDLOW - William Konderwicz 84 of Ludlow, MA died Wednesday morning July 2, 2008 at his home surr-ounded by his loving family. Born in Enfield, MA June 26, 1924 son of the late Jacob and Helen (Turko) Konderwicz. He was one of the last to be born in the former Town of Enfield prior to the construction of the Quabbin Reservoir. A graduate of Ludlow High School class of 1942, Bill proudly served his country during World War II as a member of the United States Coast Guard,…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kotel, Walter B. "Bing"

                                                                                                                                                                                        Walter B. "Bing" Kotel, 93, died Thursday, July 3rd after a short illness. He leaves his wife, Marjorie D. (Higgins) Kotel; two daughters, Kathleen D. Kotel and Devra J. Kotel both of Leicester; a son, Steven W. Kotel and his wife, Donna of Ft. Myers, Florida; two sisters, Genevieve Ciborowski of Worcester and Frances wife of Vincent Kasauskas of Norwood; a brother, Michael Kotel of Worcester and Cape Coral, Florida; a daughter-in-law, Kristin Kotel of Worcester; five grandchildren, Korey Krier,…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Kozak, Helen P. (Kneeland)

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lanigan, John P. "Red"

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lannon, Joanne (Sacramona)

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lapointe, Jeannette A. (Dufault)

                                                                                                                                                                                                Jeannette A. Lapointe 1933-2008 HOLYOKE - Jeannette A. (Dufault) Lapointe, 75, passed into the hands of the Lord on Saturday July 5, 2008 at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Spencer MA to the late Noel and Alice Dufault and was raised in Gilbertville by her late grandparents, Georgianna and Joseph Jones. She told many stories of her wonderful life there and of all the special people in her life. She graduated from Hardwick High School and worked at Carter's and Wrights before…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Larson, Jody A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bridgewater Jody A. Larson, of Bridgewater, died unexpectedly at his home June 21, 2008. He was 46. Born in Stoughton, a son of George and Jeanne (Nickerson) of Bridgewater, he was a 1980 graduate of Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School. He was a graduate of the University of Tampa, Perdue University, where he earned his master's degree in Genetics and Bridgewater State College. Jody had a bachelor's degree in Biology and Accounting. He worked as a computer technician for Medi-Tech for the last…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Leonard, James D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Letendre, Norman F. "Babe"

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Norman F. "Babe" Letendre, 74, of 27 Bixby Street, died Thursday, July 3 in his home, after an illness. He leaves his wife of 37 years, Okyun "Tina" (Ming) Letendre; a daughter, Mary Ann DeGrand and her husband Kurt of Cleveland, Ohio; a grandson, Cameron DeGrand of Cleveland, Ohio; a sister, Linda M. Mandella and her husband Nicholas of Spencer and several nieces and nephews. He is pre-deceased by three brothers, Leo O., Edward R. and William G. Letendre. Mr. Letendre was born in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Letteney, George R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lewis, Johanne M. (Rando)

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Loughran Sr. Esq., Bernard T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Loughran Sr., Bernard T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mass at 9 a.m. in the Church of St. Joseph, 124 Common St., Belmont. Interment will be in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Watertown. Calling hours will be on Monday, July 7, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home on Main Street. Relatives and friends kindly invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions may be made in Bernies memory to the Alzheimers Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. For further information, please refer to…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lubanski, Taisa (Kozlakowski)

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Taisa Lubanski 1929-2008 WESTFIELD - Taisa (Kozlakowski) Lubanski, 79, died Thursday, July 3, 2008 at Wingate of West Springfield. She was born in Poland to the late Konstantine and Olympiada (Telatytski) Kozlakowski. Taisa worked as a press operator for Westfield Spring for many years. She was a founding member and Pastor's wife of the Slavic Pentecostal Church in West Springfield and taught Sunday school there. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, knitting and crocheting. Taisa is survived by her husband of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Luciano, George A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours Monday, July 7, from 3-8 p.m. in the Kane Funeral Home, 605 Washington St. (Rte.138), Easton. A funeral Mass will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Anns Church (Rte. 104), Raynham. Interment will follow in Pleasant Street Cemetery, Raynham. In lieu of flowers, donations in Georges memory may be sent to Hospice & Palliative Care of Raynham, 244 North Main St., Raynham, MA. 02767. For directions or condolences, visit .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • MacAuley, Elenore B. (Hanson)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Manzaro, Lorri S. (Hoffman)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Maria SC, Sister Sarto Ryan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Marini, Helen T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Helen T. Marini 1916 - 2008 SARASOTA, FL - Helen T. Marini, 91, Sarasota, Fl, formerly of Spring-field, MA died June 16, 2008. Helen was born in Turners Falls, MA. a daughter to the late Tadeusz and Katarzyna (Waydlick) Wojtasiewicz. She was married to the late Guido Marini for over 48 years prior to his passing in 1986. She is predeceased by daughters-in-law Carolyn Fazio Marini, Kathy Sands Marini , two sisters Sophie Pervere and Josie Daniels and three brothers Stanley, Charles and Frank. Helen was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Marr, Karen L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          will be held, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Fitzgerald & Collins Funeral Home ( ), 378 Lincoln St., Marlborough.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Martyny, Marilyn J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Marilyn J. Martyny 1943-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Marilyn J. Martyny, 65, of Springfield died Thursday afternoon at her home surrounded by her family. Marilyn was born in Springfield on May 7, 1943 a daughter of June (Beyette) Martyny of Springfield and the late Earle Martyny. She was raised in Springfield and graduated from Classical High School, received her Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from U Mass, and her Master's degree in Computer Science from R.P.I. Marilyn was employed as a Computer Coordinator…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • McBride, Mary J. (Surette)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • McCaig, Robert S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BOURNE —Robert Stewart McCaig, of Gray Gables, formerly of Taunton, died peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, on July 1, 2008. He was 87 years of age. Born in Taunton, Bob was the son of the late Robert and Olive I. (Stewart) McCaig. He was employed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Fish and Wildlife for 40 years, retiring in 1999. Robert was educated in Taunton, attended Summer Street School and graduated from Taunton High School. He had a passion for learning and continued his…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • McCauley, James E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • McCracken, Phyllis M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    DENNIS —Phyllis May (Ferrier) McCracken, who was born in Worcester on May 2, 1931, died on July 4, 2008. She was the beloved wife of Ralph S. McCracken Sr. of Dennis; the beloved mother of Ralph S. McCracken Jr. of Rutland, Richard P. McCracken of Bedford, N.Y., Sandra M. Breda of Needham and Scott C. McCracken of Dennis; and the grandmother of 10 grandchildren. Phyllis loved spending time with her family and friends, cooking and entertaining. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 8, at 2 p.m.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • McCracken, Phyllis May (Ferrier)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Phyllis May (Ferrier) McCracken, 77, Born, May 2, 1931 in Worcester, MA. Beloved wife of Ralph S. McCracken Sr.of Dennis Beloved mother of Ralph S. McCracken, Jr. of Rutland, MA; Richard P. McCracken of Bedford, NY, Sandra M. Breda of Needham, MA and Scott C. McCracken of Dennis MA. Grandmother of 10 grandchildren. Phyllis loved spending time with her family and friends, cooking and entertaining. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 8 at 2:00PM in the Dennis Union Church, Route 6A Dennis, MA,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • McDonald, James Q.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • McEnaney, Alice E. (Kelley)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • McFadden, Marguerite Regina Bates (Deluca)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • McGrail, Donald M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • McMahon, Rita Lillian (Curry)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Melesky, Ruby Mae (Davis)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ruby Mae (Davis) Melesky, 92, of 114 Lashaway Drive Circle, died Friday, July 4, in her home, after an illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete J. HENRI MORIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 23 Maple Terr., Spencer is handling arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mendenhall, Betty J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Betty J. Mendenhall EASTHAMPTON - Betty J. Mendenhall, 82, died Monday. Memorial services will be Monday, July 7th at 7pm in the Mitchell Funeral Home. Calling hours precede service Monday from 4-7pm.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Michelson, Edith M. (Higginbotham)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Miller, Walter H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Moody, John A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Moot, Richmond D. "Dick"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Morey Jr., Joseph F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              East Bridgewater Joseph Francis Morey Jr., of East Bridgewater, passed away July 5. He was age 85. He was a lifelong resident of East Bridgewater and World War II Navy veteran. Loving husband of the late Marion S. (Pollard) Morey; devoted father of Joseph Frances Morey III of California, Edward P. and his wife Marie of East Bridgewater and Janell M. Perry and her husband John J. of Northport, N.Y.; brother of Mildred Wilkinson of Taunton, Merna Dion of Florida, Marlene and Bert Pollard of Halifax, John…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Morrissey, Robert J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Moynihan, Josephine Marie (Lambiase)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mulkern, Anna M. (Fitzgerald)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Muscaro, Janet M. (Cardinali)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Janet Muscaro 1944-2008 MONSON - Janet M. (Cardinali) Muscaro, 63, of Monson died Thursday morning July 3, 2008 at her home surrounded by her family. Janet was born in Springfield on November 25, 1944, a daughter of the late Almerico P. and Marquerite E. (O'Con-nell) Cardinali. She was raised in Springfield and graduated from Springfield Technical High School and the Roffler Barbering School. Janet was co-owner of the Cutting Crew on Boston Road in Wilbraham for six years. She previously worked for Mr.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Nahass, Paul Theodore

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Nays, Christine M. (Phillips)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Nelson, Robert B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Nichols Jr., Edward H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Nicoll, Bruce Franklin "Nick"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Norkawski, John F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bridgewater John F. Norkawski, a lifelong resident of Bridgewater, died on July 2, 2008 at Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center, in Brockton. He was 84. Born in Bridgewater, a son of the late Peter and Marcella (Grigas). He was a graduate of Bridgewater Academy. He served with the United States Navy during World War II, earning the rank of Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class. John worked as a mason at the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in Brockton. hospital for 30 years. He was a member of the Bridgewater…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • O'Brien, Timothy V. "TV"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • O'Brien, Virginia A. (Brooks)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • O'Leary, Eleanor (Ruggles)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • O'Malia, Charles J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • O'Malley, Francis "Tappy"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pare, Jacquelyn L. (Grenier)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Jacquelyn L. (Grenier) Pare, 57, of 311 N. Main St. died Fri. July 4 after being stricken ill at home. Her loving husband John C. Pare died July 16, 2007. She is survived by her son Raymond A. Grenier and his fiancé Kimberly Clancy of Uxbridge; 5 stepchildren John and Charles Pare, Joanne Whitfield, Sandra Coe, and Susan Collins; 2 brothers Donald R. Grenier of Dayville CT, and Lawrence A. Grenier of N. Uxbridge; 2 sisters Martha Bouvette of Uxbridge and Deborah Majeau of Oxford; and many nephews and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pinto, Roseann (Sydoriak)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mrs. Roseann (Sydoriak) Pinto, age 62, of 41 Meadow Pond Rd., formerly of Cheshire, CT., died Thursday July 3, 2008 at Mary Lane Hospital in Ware, MA after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. She was the wife of John R. Pinto, also of Belchertown. Mrs. Pinto was born in Bridgeport, CT. the daughter of Peter M. Sydoriak of Prospect, CT and the late Anne (Marus) Sydoriak. She had earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees at Southern Connecticut State University, and was retired as an elementary…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pitsiladis, Harry E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Harry E. Pitsiladis 1946-2008 EAST LONGMEADOW - Harry E. Pitsiladis, 62, died at home on Wednesday July 2, 2008 after battling lung cancer. Harry was born in Greece and moved to this country in 1956. He was the son of the late Emmanuel and Mary Pitsiladis of Longmeadow. Harry was a member of St. Luke's Greek Orthodox Church of East Longmeadow. Harry leaves two sons, Emmanuel and Nicholas Pitsiladis; a daughter, Maria Pitsiladis, all of South Hadley; a brother, George Pitsiladis of North Dakota; and a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Porter, Carrie J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Carrie J. Porter HOLLISTON Carrie Jean Porter, 73, of Holliston, died with her family by her side on Thursday, July 3, 2008, at the MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham, following a gallant six-year battle with cancer. Born in January 1935, in Bradford, Pa., she was the daughter of Dorothy V. Calhoun and the late Milford C. Calhoun. Carrie graduated from Union Springs Academy in Union Springs, N.Y. She was employed at Warren General Hospital and Warren State Hospital in Warren, Pa., as well as several…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pratt, Edward Anthony

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Edward Anthony Pratt BELCHERTOWN - Edward Anthony Pratt died July 3rd, 2008. Ed was born in Springfield on July 16, 1928 to George and Margaret (Moore) Pratt. He was educated at Cathedral High School and upon graduation enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. After discharge from military service Ed pursued higher education receiving an undergraduate degree from American International College and a Masters of Education degree from Springfield College. Ed then went on to post graduate study at Penn…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rivera, Carmelo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Brockton Carmelo Rivera, 91, of Brockton, formerly of Cambridge, died July 3, 2008. Native of Puerto Rico, he was a decorated U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a retired nickel plater, devout Catholic, World Vision supporter, avid Red Sox fan and former communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Cambridge. He was the beloved husband of Natalia; loving father of Raymond Rivera of Cambridge, Martin Rivera of Saugus, Ana E. Johnson of Brockton, Elodia Bentubo of Somerville and Nitsa Delgado of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Smith, Bernard D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BREWSTER — Bernard Donnelly Smith of Brewster died on July 3, 2008, of complications from COPD and cancer. He was the husband of Anne Smith for almost 43 years. Born June 28, 1941, in Waterbury, Conn., Bernie was the son of the late Frank and Rita Smith, longtime Orleans residents. The eldest of seven children, he grew up in Hartford and graduated from the Kingswood School. Bernie received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University, where he met his future wife, fellow Georgetown student Anne…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Spillane, John E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lake Worth, Fla. Dr. John E. Spillane, passed away July 1, 2008, at age 77. He was a graduate of Abington High School of Abington, Mass., Boston College and Georgetown University. He honorably served as captain in the U.S. Army. Dr. Spillane had his own dental practice in Brockton, Mass., for 30 years, then retired in Lake Worth in 1988. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda; daughter, Linda Manfra and son-in-law, Mark, of Boston; son, John and daughter-in-law, Lana, of Brookline, N.H.; grandson, Liam…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sullivan, Christopher C. Ja.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              EAST DENNIS — Christopher "C.Ja." Sullivan of East Dennis died on July 3, 2008, at the age of 21. He was the beloved son of Charles and Penny (Adams) Sullivan of East Dennis; brother of Kenneth Sullivan and Alexa Sullivan of East Dennis; and the grandson of Al and Barbara Adams and the late Paul E. and Dolores Sullivan, all of South Yarmouth. He was loved by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He attended the Dennis-Yarmouth Schools and Harwich High School. C.Ja. moved to Florida to attend…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Tinsley, Mary M. "Molly"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mary M. "Molly" Tinsley, 94, of Deland, FL died Wednesday, July 2nd in her home. She was born in Worcester, the daughter of John Tinsley, longtime president of Crompton and Knowles, and Helen (Monroe) Tinsley. Funeral services and entombment in the family mausoleum at St. John's Cemetery will be private. There are no calling hours. O'CONNOR BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 592 Park Avenue is directing arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Valois, Rita R. (Smith)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Vasiliadis, Georgios N.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Georgios N. Vasiliadis, 71, of Worcester, died unexpectedly Saturday, July 5th, while vacationing in Serras, Greece. O'CONNOR BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 592 Park Avenue is directing arrangements, which are incomplete.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Vessio, George N.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      George N. Vessio, 80, of Worcester, passed away Saturday, July 5th at the Holy Trinity Nursing Center. The Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., Worcester, is directing arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Waitt, Katherine A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Brockton Katherine A. "Kay" (Danksewicz) Waitt, 85, of Brockton, was born on March 4, 1923 and died July 5, 2008. Native of Abington, she was a 1940 graduate of Abington High School where she was captain of the girls' basketball team. Married to Edward J. Waitt since July 12, 1942, she assisted him at Waitt Funeral Home for many years. Kay was active in women's clubs and St. Casimir School and Church activities, took community school courses and enjoyed many crafts until becoming blind.…

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