Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Massachusetts Daily Obituaries 07/16/08

  • Allan, Constance M. (Smart)

    Constance M. Allan 1922-2008 SPRINGFIELD, MA - Constance M. (Smart) Allan, 85, of Fiberloid Street, died Saturday in the Center for Extended Care at Amherst. She was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, July 20, 1922, the daughter of the late James and Constance (Law) Smart. Mrs. Allan was a member of Old First Church and a member and secretary for 20 years of the Springfield Kennel Club. For many years, she and her son raised Alaskan Malamutes. During WW-II she was a Home Guard Air Raid Volunteer. She was…

    • Almeida, Manuel A.

      Whitman Manuel A. Manny Almeida, 79, died Monday, July 14, after a lengthy illness. He was the beloved husband for 58 years of Ruth M. (Morgan) Almeida. Born and raised in Bridgewater, he was a son of the late John G. and Alice R. (Sylvia) Almeida. Manny was a veteran of World War II, having served as a military policeman in Germany for the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1949. He was a resident of Whitman for 58 years and a member of the VFW Post 697 and the American Legion. He was employed with BayState Gas before…

      • Bagdon, Adam

        Taunton Adam Bagdon, age 85 years, of Taunton, formerly of Middleboro, died Monday, July 14, 2008, at home, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Jane R. (Fickert) Bagdon, they had been married for 58 years. He was born in Middleboro, son of the late Steve J. and Eva P. (Gelzinas) Bagdon. He was a 1940 graduate of Middleboro High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, in the 45th Infantry Division and received the Purple Heart. He was a retired maintenance machinist at Independent…

        • Bak, Celia S.

          Celia S. Bak FLORENCE-Celia S. Bak, 88, of 197 Spring Grove Avenue passed away on Monday at the Cooley Dickinson Hospital after a brief illness. Her husband, Eddie predeceased her in 2005. She leaves a brother, Bernard Banas and his wife, Teresa of Hadley and her caregivers, Anne and John Hanieski of Hadley as well as several nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and numerous in laws and cousins. She was predeceased by her other siblings, Nellie, Mary, John and Stanley Banas. Funeral services will be…

          • Barbara, Bryan J.

            Of Revere, formerly of Winchester, July 14, 2008, Age 49, suddenly. Cherished son of Patricia A. (Pilcher) and Anthony C. Barbaro of Winchester. Complete notice to follow. Arrangements under the direction of the Lane Funeral Home of WINCHESTER. 781-729-2580

            • Barnes, Ethel L. (Orn)

              Ethel L. (Orn) Barnes, 87, died Monday, July 14, 2008 in Mary Lions Nursing Center in Hampden. Her husband Charles Barnes died in 1979. She leaves three sons, Robert R. of Brookfield, Carl H. of West Brookfield & Paul E. of North Brookfield; two daughters, Shirley Piechota of Palmer, Barbara Edwards of Texas; two brothers, George Orne of South Grafton and Albert Orne of Spencer; 7 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren; nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by four…

              • Benson-Selila, Sandra E.

                Middleboro Sandra E. Benson-Selila, of Middleboro, died July 14, 2008, at the Nemasket Health Center in Middleboro, at the age of 65. She was the wife of the late Joseph D. Selila; mother of Pamela Phillips of Plymouth and Bill Phillips Jr. and his wife Cindy of Middleboro; sister of Janice OConnor of Wareham and Jane Schraut of Carver; grandmother of Tressah Marra of Weymouth, David Robinson of Plymouth, Chelsea Phillips of Middleboro and Kade Phillips of Middleboro. She is also survived by many cousins.…

                • Berry, Dorothy V.

                  Easton Dorothy V. (Keith) Berry, 86, a lifelong resident of Easton, died Monday, July 14, 2008, at the Copley of Stoughton after a brief illness. Born in Brockton, Dec. 21, 1921, a daughter of the late Wilfred P. and Sophie (Steffens) Keith, she was raised in Easton and was a 1939 graduate of Oliver Ames High School. Dorothy began working as a waitress in 1948 at the former OConnors News Store, where she worked for 13 years. After, she was a bank teller from 1961-1984 for what is now the Bank of Easton.…

                  • Bova, Salvatore M.

                    Of Everett on July 14. Beloved husband of the late Jennie Bova. Dear brother of Josephine Galla of Malden and the late Paul, Matthew, Augustine, Katherine and Anna. Also survived by his special niece Dolores Perrone & husband Tony of Revere and many loving nieces & nephews. Private burial services were held in Holy Cross Cemetery. Paul Buoniglio & Sons - Bruno Funeral Home

                    • Buck Jr., Frederick J.

                      In Readville, July 14, 2008. Beloved husband of Patsy (Jaye) Buck. Beloved son of the late Frederick J. and Grace (McElaney) Buck. Loving father of Karen and her husband Piara Bhatti of Canton, Charles and Kathleen Buck both of Readville and Ellen Buck of Dedham. Loving brother of James, Edward and his wife Fran of Readville, George Buck of No. Carolina, Anne Lennon of Canton, Patricia Buck of Randolph, Mary McKenna of Norton and the late Timothy, Richard and Kathleen Buck. Also survived by 13 loving…

                      • Cahill, Francis J. "Frank"

                        Of Dedham, formerly of Brookline, July 14. Beloved husband of Shirley T. (Fraser). Loving father of Francis J. "Joe" Jr., Kevin F., both of Dedham & Helaine Cahill of Hyde Park. Dear brother of James E. of Strong, ME, Mark V. of Scituate, and the late Jack Cahill & Mary McGinnis. He is survived by many nieces & nephews. Relatives & friends are invited to attend funeral services Friday at 8 am at Folsom Funeral Home, 87 Milton St., DEDHAM. A Mass of Christian burial will be…

                        • Cammarata, Caroline J. (Malaguti)

                          the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home, 1248 Washington St, NORWOOD, Friday at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church, Canton at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Wednesday 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 4-8 p.m. Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Canton. Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home Norwood(781) 762-0482

                          • Caniglia, Domenico A.

                            the Nardone Funeral Home, 373 Main St., WATERTOWN on Thursday at 8:00 AM followed by a 9:00AM Funeral Mass in St. Patrick's Church. Entombment in the Calvary Mausoleum. Visiting hours Wednesday 4 to 8 PM. Nardone Funeral Home 617-924-1113

                            • Chin, Gerald Yee

                              6-8 PM. At the families request the funeral service will be private. On line guest book

                              • Choquette, Karissa Jae

                                Karissa Jae Choquette, 16, of Thayer Street, Putnam, CT, died Monday at home after a battle with cancer. Daughter of Jennifer (Wilson) Choquette of Putnam, CT and the late Arthur Choquette. Born July 29, 1991 in Putnam. Sister of Sabrina Gilbert and her husband Jared of Putnam, A. J. Choquette of Danielson, CT; Kyle Choquette of Putnam, Maternal grandfather, Joseph Wilson of Oxford; Paternal grandmother, Beverly Colburn of Danielson; niece, Emma Rae Gilbert; nephew, Landen Choquette, aunts, uncles, cousins,…

                                • Christenson, J. Lesley (Cronin)

                                  • Cirino, Mary Jane (Marciante)

                                    • Colucci, Anthony A.

                                      the Anderson-Winfield Funeral Home, Route 44, at Greenville Common, GREENVILLE, RI. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in St. Philip Church, 622 Putnam Pike, Greenville, RI. Burial in St. Ann's Cemetery, Cranston. Visitation Thursday 3-7 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Special Olympics RI, 33 College Hill Road, Bldg. 31, Warwick, RI 02886. For messages of condolence and directions please visit: .

                                      • Connaughton, Michael William

                                        Broward Community College. Devoted father of Patrick, his wife Tara and Petey "The Great". A loving uncle to Christopher, Colt, Dalton, Daniel, Ellen, Jared, Timothy, Maddison, Mary Beth and Melissa. Dear brother to Patti, Robert and his wife Linda, David and his wife Ruth, Neal and his wife Susan, Anne and her husband Bernie. Nephew to Margaret Devlin and Audrey Thompson. Michael is also survived by his close cousin Kim and her husband Jackson as well as several other cousins across NH and Mass.…

                                        • Cooper Jr., Frank B.

                                          Frank B. Cooper, Jr. Elks member, Veteran of WWII; 86 Tewksbury Frank B. Cooper, Jr., age 86, died Monday, July 14, 2008, at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret Helen (Stevens) Cooper who died in 2003. He was born November 26, 1921 in Lawrence, MA, and was raised in Methuen, MA a son of the late Frank and Edna Cooper. He graduated from Medford High School, enlisted, and traveled the world in the US Navy. He was a survivor of the U.S.S.…

                                          • Couture, Richard C.

                                            Richard C. Couture of Lowell; 64 Lowell Richard C. "Butch" Couture, 64, a resident of the Highlands section of the city, died Monday, July 14, 2008 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Ruth A. (O'Connell) Couture. Born in Lowell on November 13, 1943, he was a son of the late Benjamin and Aurore Doris (Chateauneuf) Couture. He was also predeceased by his step-father, Francis Feeney. Along with his brother Don, Mr. Couture was employed as a painting…

                                            • Cox, John

                                              John Cox 1931 - 2008 NORTHAMPTON - John R. Cox, 76, of Northampton formerly of South Hadley died on July 9, 2008. He was the son of Edgar and Sophie (Fraska) Cox. He was a 1950 graduate of South Hadley High and A.I.C. in 1954. He taught English at Amherst High School and was a veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by his children, Mary Malley and her husband Stephen, Nancy Sullivan and her husband John, and Matthew Cox and his wife Patricia. He leaves his grandchildren, Matthew and Bridgett Malley, Sean…

                                              • Crabtree, Kathleen

                                                Kathleen Crabtree 1948-2003 BELLEVILLE, ILL. On Friday, June 20, 2008 a very special member of our family went home to be with our Lord. God saw that she was weak, weary and worn, so He opened his outstretched arms and carried her home to be with Him. She is now filled with peace and joy to overflowing. Those she left behind who will truly miss her are her beloved husband Billy Ray Crabtree, Belleville, Ill, her son Erick & wife Stacy Crabtree, Ellis Grove, Ill. her daughter Heather Ninnes, Ft. Worth,…

                                                • Crook, Hazel C.

                                                  NEW BEDFORD —Hazel C. Crook, 88, formerly of Alva Street in New Bedford, died Tuesday, July 15, 2008, at Hathaway Manor after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Harvey Crook Jr. Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late William C. and Minnie (Noble) Clough, she lived in this community all of her life. A longtime member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, she was active with the VFW Auxiliary of the Freetown Post #6643 and the Travelers Club. Before retirement, she was employed as…

                                                • De Vito, Lucia I. "Lucy" (Creonte)

                                                  the Brasco & Sons Memorial, 773 Moody Street, WALTHAM, on Thursday at 9 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church, Waltham at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Interment Westview Cemetery, Lexington. Parking attendants on duty. BRASCO AND SONS MEMORIAL WALTHAM781-893-6260

                                                  • DeRoma, Arlene J. (Gordon)

                                                    • Dello Iacono, Maria Adelina "Lina" (Censale)

                                                      4-8pm. Services will conclude with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. The Rapino Memorial Home 617-567-1380

                                                      • Dempsey, M. Carolyn

                                                        : Funeral services will take place Saturday July 19, 2008, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church. Burial will take place in the Dempsey Family plot at Southview Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested for the Craneville Activities Fund through the FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS, 74 Marshall St., North Adams, Mass 01247 which is in charge of arrangements.,

                                                        • Desmarais, Mary Jane

                                                          Mary Jane Desmarais 1939 2008 CHICOPEE Mary Jane (Boucher) Desmarais, 68, of the Fairview section of Chicopee was Called Safely Home on Monday, July 14, 2008 surrounded by the care and comfort of her loving family. She was born in Holyoke on October 18, 1939, a beloved daughter of the late Hector J. and Mary Jane (Beaudry) Boucher. She was raised in Holyoke, graduated from Holyoke High School and moved to the Fairview section of Chicopee in 1966. She was a former Den Mother and Cub Master for Cub Scout Pack…

                                                          • Dillon, Isola C.

                                                            NEW BEDFORD —Isola Claire (Marcoux) Dillon, 89, of Palm Harbor, FL and Mattapoisett died Monday July 14, 2008 at St. Luke's Hospital. She was the wife of the late Roland E. Balthazar and James E. Dillon. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Arcade and Aglore (Monjeau) Marcoux, she lived in New Bedford until moving to Florida in 1969. She summered in Mattapoisett for many years. Survivors include three children, Rev. Msgr. Norman G. Balthazar of Palm Harbor, Gerva L. Halle and her husband Leon…

                                                            • Duval-Kapitulik, Marguerite M. (Champany)

                                                              Marguerite M. (Champany) Duval-Kapitulik, 87, of School St., and formerly of Dudley and North Grosvenordale, CT, died Tuesday, July 15, 2008, in Lanessa Extended Care Facility, Webster. She was predeceased by her husband, Carlton A. Duval, who died in 1981, and her 2nd husband, Joseph Kapitulik, who died in 2000. She is survived by two sons, Carlton J. Duval of Fairport, NY, and John W. Duval of North Grosvenordale, CT; two daughters, Dolores J. Wight of Ascutney, VT, and Janice A. McCarthy of Oxford; three…

                                                              • Dymon, Roland

                                                                Roland Dymon 1948 2008 AGAWAM Roland "Joe" Dymon, passed away with his family and friends at his side on Sunday, July 13th in Baystate Medical Center. Joe was born in Springfield and grew up in Indian Orchard before moving to Agawam 33 years ago with his wife and daughter. Joe was a graduate of Trade High School, received his Associate in Science degree from STCC, and received his Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement from WNEC. He served in the United States Marines during the Vietnam War and…

                                                                • Echevarria, Cesar

                                                                  NEW BEDFORD —Cesar Echevarria, 37, of New Bedford died unexpectedly, July 13, 2008. He died at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford. He was born in Manhattan, New York, a son of Alcides Morales of Puerto Rico and Flor Echevarria of New Bedford and had lived in New Bedford for the past 15 years. Mr. Echevarria enjoyed fishing with his son. Survivors include his parents, a son: Alexander Echevarria of Fall River, 2 brothers: Louis Irizarry and Felix Villanueva, both of New Bedford, 2 sisters: Maria…

                                                                  • Esposito, Rita M.

                                                                    Rita M. Esposito 83, died Tuesday evening June 17, 2008 at the Springfield Health & Rehabilitation Center in Springfield, Vermont. She was born April 19, 1925 in Worcester, Massachusetts the daughter of Napoleon and Ina Jane (Deuffeny) Gregory. She attended schools in the Worcester Massachusetts area and resided in the Worcester area for 25 years. She was married to Salvatore V. Esposito on July 8, 1952 in New Haven, Connecticut. They made their home in New Haven, Connecticut for 40 years before moving…

                                                                    • Fairfax, Alice G. (Weems)

                                                                      She was the loving wife of the late Reverend William E. Fairfax, loving mother of the Reverend Gladys A. Wheaton of Cambridge, and Mrs. Doris Niederhelman of Holly Hill, FL, loving sister of Mrs. Marie Davis of Watertown, Mrs. Phyllis Randolph of Decatur, GA and Mrs. Helen Newland of DeLand, FL and the late Cordelia Wilson, Samuel A., Reginald & Donald Weems, loving grandmother of the late Lloyd Wheaton, Jr., Howard Wheaton, Nathan Byron & JaQuetta Byron; several close sisters-in-law, and a host of…

                                                                      • Fay, Paul F.

                                                                        Rockland Paul F. Fay, 74, died July 15, 2008, at his home in Rockland, surrounded by his family and cared for by Old Colony Hospice. Paul was a retired U.S. Navy chief petty officer, having served in the submarine service aboard the USS Nautilus, USS Becuna, USS Sea Robin and the USS Carp. He had extensive world wide service in a naval career that spanned from end of World War II to the Vietnam War. He was born in Quincy, son of the late Leo A. and Helen M. (King) Fay and was raised and educated in Hull. He…

                                                                        • Flynn, Florence Mary

                                                                          : A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, July 17, 2008, at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Church, 63 Southworth St., Williamstown. Burial will follow at the family plot in Eastlawn Cemetery. Memorial donations are suggested for St. Patrick Church, CCD program through FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA FUNERAL HOME, 74 Marshall St., North Adams.,

                                                                          • Foley, Neil F.

                                                                            the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., MEDFORD Friday at 10 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Joseph Church, 118 High Street, Medford at 11 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8. Services will conclude with burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in Neil's name to the St. Jude Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Visiting Nurse Association Hospice Care, 100…

                                                                            • Fore, Janice J.

                                                                              BRADENTON, Fla. —Janice J. (DeCosta) Fore, 74, of Bradenton, died May 21, 2008. She was born on May 20, 1934, in New Bedford, Mass., and was the daughter of the late William and Laura (Correia) DeCosta. She had been a resident of Bradenton since 1959 coming from Washington, D.C. She was a Registered Nurse for over 20 years at Manatee Memorial Hospital, retiring as a Head Nurse. Her memberships include President of Delta Theta Sorority Chapter 2690, Manatee Widows Club, attended St. Bernard Catholic…

                                                                              • Forman, Jeanette

                                                                                FAIRHAVEN —Jeanette (Levin) Forman, of Fairhaven, formerly of Newton, entered into rest July 14, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Isaac "Al" Forman. Devoted mother of Stuart Forman and his wife, Deborah of Fairhaven. Loving sister of the late Rachel P. Levin. Dear grandmother of Adam, Seth and Matthew; and great-grandmother of Jaclyn Sue and Bradley Isaac. Services at Schlossberg Solomon Memorial Chapel, 824 Washington Street, CANTON on Wednesday, July 16, at 11:00 am. Memorial observance will be…

                                                                                • Frost, Walter E.

                                                                                  79, of Merrimack and formerly of 135 High St., Acton, MA for 30 years, died July 12, 2008 in Nashua, NH. He was born in Somerville, MA a son of the late Clyde & Irene (Kelson) Frost. Mr. Frost was a veteran of the US Marine Corp serving during the Korean War. Before retirement he was employed at Bank of Boston as a Vice President of Commercial Loans. He is the husband of Patricia (Mullen) Frost of Merrimack, two daughters and two sons in-law, Michele and her husband Edward Gallagher of Weymouth, MA and…

                                                                                  • Fuller, Barbara (Reponen)

                                                                                    Barbara (Reponen) Fuller, 83, died Tuesday, July 15, 2008, in UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Warren C. Fuller; two sons, Paul W. Fuller and his wife Maureen of Palmer and Steven W. Fuller and his wife Barbara of Lancaster; a daughter, Barbara Jane Hanc and her husband Francis of Dudley; and five grandchildren: Sarah, Nicole, Nathan, Stephanie, and Lindsey. Barbara was born in Gardner, daughter of Jennie (Lampen) and Urho Reponen. She was…

                                                                                    • Gentile, Adelina H. "Lena" (DiPietro)

                                                                                      the Donovan-Aufiero Funeral Home, 140 Otis St. (at 6th St.) EAST CAMBRIDGE Thursday at 9AM followed by a Rite of Christian Burial in St. Francis Church, 325 Cambridge St., Cambridge at 1OAM. Visiting Weds. 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Adelina's memory to Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1 Bulfinch Pl., Ste 201, Boston MA 02114. Interment Mt. Auburn Cemetery. For guest book or directions visit www.

                                                                                      • Gleason Jr., Robert W.

                                                                                        Robert W. Gleason, Jr. WALES - Robert W. Gleason, Jr., died 7/14/08. Calling hrs Fri. 4-7 pm, funeral service 7 pm Introvigne Funeral Home, Inc., Stafford Springs, CT.,

                                                                                        • Goldhaber, Paul

                                                                                          2:00-7:00PM. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Dr. Paul Goldhaber Fund at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 188 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. Levine Chapels, Brookline, MA 617-277-8300

                                                                                          • Gray, Geraldine C. (Cushman)

                                                                                            9:30-11 AM prior to Funeral Service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Geraldine's memory to the Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215.

                                                                                            • Hagan, Ann E.

                                                                                              8:15-9:30 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, Wellesley Hills at 10 AM. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Complete notice on Thursday. For directions and guestbook: . George F. Doherty & Sons Wellesley 781-235-4100

                                                                                              • Haines, John Gardiner

                                                                                                Of Concord, July 12, 2008, brother of Priscilla Haines Hoyt of Virginia Beach, VA, the late Risley Frith. Haines and the late Mary Haines Squires. Also leaves five nieces, four nephews and many grandnieces and grandnephews. Funeral Thursday, July 17, at 11:00 AM in Brookside Cemetery, Stow, MA. Guest book and directions at

                                                                                                • Harrington, Muriel A.

                                                                                                  Muriel A. Harrington life long North Chelmsford resident N. Chelmsford Muriel A. (Clark) Harrington, a resident of North Chelmsford, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 14, 2008 with her family by her side. She was the devoted wife of John J. Harrington and celebrated their 67th anniversary on April 13, 2008. Born in North Chelmsford on December 27, 1920, the daughter of the late Shirley Joseph and Leda (Lord) Clark. Mrs. Harrington was a graduate of Chelmsford High School Class of 1938 and retired from…

                                                                                                • Haywood, Elizabeth L.

                                                                                                  Elizabeth L. Haywood 1919-2008 EAST LONGMEADOW - Elizabeth (Bettie Darling) Haywood, 89 formerly of 56 Meadow Road, East Longmeadow died on July 13th at Baystate Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born in Northampton Feb. 7, 1919 the daughter of Nathan & Louise (Kriemer) Darling. She moved to West Springfield in 1934 and graduated from West Springfield High School in 1937. Bettie worked as a clerk in the order department of H.R. Hunting Co. and was a 20 year employee of General Instrument…

                                                                                                  • Homer, Mary Ann

                                                                                                    Kingman, Ariz. Mary Ann (Leedberg) Homer, age 73, died July 12, 2008, after a series of illnesses. Born in Brockton, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Oscar R. Leedberg and M. Theresa (Maiellano) Leedberg. She is survived by her husband, Peter; her daughter, Piper; one grandchild, Niklas; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Raymond, Richard and Robert; two sisters, Lorraine and Linda; 12 nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Margaret; and a family friend, George. Mary Ann attended Brockton High…

                                                                                                    • Hopkins, Harold E. "Harry"

                                                                                                      Harold "Harry" E. Hopkins, 66, of 52 Valley Hill Drive, died at home after a long illness on Monday, July 14, 2008. He leaves his wife of 43 years, Marilyn W. (Monahan) Hopkins; three daughters, Christina Matthews and her husband Jeffrey of Brunswick, Maine, Colleen Blair and her husband William of Rutland and Annemarie F. Sachse and her husband Robert of Holden; nine grandchildren, Elizabeth, Harrison, Patrick, Charlie and Annie of Brunswick, Maine, Jackson and Carly of Rutland, and Hannah and…

                                                                                                      • Howard, Ethel M. (Day)

                                                                                                        96, of Mattapoisett, formerly of Westwood, died July 14, 2008. She was the wife of the late Charles Howard, Jr. and mother of Charles Howard III, and his wife Jane of Westwood, Nancy Fried and her husband Kim of Newark, VT, Marjorie Reis and her husband Tom of Medfield and Sandra Brooks and her husband Bob of Mattapoisett. Private Arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6) MATTAPOISETT. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Community Nurse and…

                                                                                                        • Howe, Richard W.

                                                                                                          Of Brockton formerly of Stoneham Feb 2. Husband of the late Phyllis A. (Lowry) Howe. Father of Richard O. Howe of Brockton, Carolyn "Carlee" Howe of Buchanan, VA. Brother-in-law of Eleanor Parker of Dover, DE. Grandfather of Megan Trabulsie. Uncle of Andrea, Lisa and Phillip Strout. Also survived by 2 great granddaughters. A funeral service will be held for Richard and his wife Phyllis at the McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home, 322 Main St. Stoneham on Friday at 1PM. Interment Lindenwood Cemetery,…

                                                                                                          • Howlett, Richard D. "Dick"

                                                                                                            Of Andover, formerly of Wilmington, July 13. Beloved husband of Patricia (Power). Father of Richard Howlett and his wife Susan of Wilmington, Cathy Stygles of Reading, and Maureen Howlett of Wakefield. Brother of Edna Dodge of Peabody, Edith Spicer of Topsfield, Marion Maxwell of Acton, and the late Warren, George, Walter, and Ruth Howlett. Grandfather of six. Funeral Service in the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St., (corner of Park St. & Rte. 28), NORTH READING, at Reading line on Friday, July 18 at…

                                                                                                            • Hurley Jr., John J. "Jack"

                                                                                                              2-4 and 6-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial in St. Gregory's Church on Thursday morning at 11 AM. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery. W.W. II Veteran, U.S. Army. The family would like donations made in Jack's name to Boston Firefighters' Burn Foundation, 55 Hallet St., Dorchester, MA 02124. For information and directions: .

                                                                                                              • Jaxtimer, Suzanne (McKenna)

                                                                                                                Died Sun. July, 13. Wife of the late Dr. Jack A. Jaxtimer, and sister of the late Dr. William H. McKenna, she is survived by her four children Joanne Y. Jaxtimer of Milton, E.J. Jaxtimer of Osterville, Martha L. Jaxtimer of Pocasset and Suzy Goyette of Bedford, NH. Suzanne is also survived by seven grandchildren, Michael J. Amster of Yarmouth, Cooper J. Amster of Hyannis, Jonathan, Jamie and Sam Jaxtimer of Osterville, Michael Jaxtimer-Barry of Milton and Grace Goyette of Bedford, NH. A Funeral Mass will be…

                                                                                                                • Jimenez, Alex R. (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                                  Lawrence, was killed in Iraq.

                                                                                                                  • Jones, Carmenceita

                                                                                                                    Carmenceita Osceola (Pascoe) Jones 1925-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Carmenceita Pascoe Jones, of 37 Terrence St., died July 11, 2008. She was 82. She is survived by five sons: Marvin H. Jones Jr. of Miramar FL, Gregory R. Jones of Villa Rica GA., Wendell F. Jones and Philip L. Jones of Springfield, David C. Jones of Miramar, FL.; three daughters-in-law: Naeemah Jones, Deborah Jones and Donna Jones; grandchildren: Christopher T. Jones, Sahim Zaid, Janeen K. Jones, Carmen T. Jones and Ariel Jones; three great-grand…

                                                                                                                    • Kace, Jean

                                                                                                                      Jean Kace 1916 - 2008 WILBRAHAM, MA. Jean (Stepinski) Kase, formerly of Bedford, Ma. Beloved wife of the late Charles J. Kace, Sr. Mother of Charles J. Kace, Jr. and his wife Lynn of Wilbraham. Barbara Burke and her husband Bruce of Granby, Ct. Grandmother of Charles J. Kace, III of So. Boston, Michael Burke and David Burke of Connecticut and the late Jeffrey Kace. Funeral on Friday July 18, 2008 from Shawsheen Funeral Home, 281 Great Road, Bedford at 8 am followed by a funeral mass in Parish of St.…

                                                                                                                      • Kace, Jean (Stepinski)

                                                                                                                        Shawsheen Funeral Home, 281 Great Road, BEDFORD at 8 AM followed by a Funeral Mass in Parish of St. Michael's Church Concord Rd. at 9 AM. Visiting hours 8-8:45 AM on Friday. Relatives and friends invited.

                                                                                                                        • Kendrick, Janet

                                                                                                                          Of Boston died suddenly, July 14, 2008. Executive Director of the Cambridge Community Center. She is survived by her life-long love and companion Donald L. Stull; daughters Kimberly and Michelle Kendrick, Cydney Stull Garrido, Gia Stull and son Robert Stull. She also leaves her grandchildren Aaron Haynes and Brandon & Madison Taylor; 2 sisters Elsie Reynolds and Virgie Godfrey, 3 nieces, 4 nephews, a host of friends and relatives who loved her and hundreds of children. Funeral service Friday at 7 PM at…

                                                                                                                          • Knapik, Stephen Paul

                                                                                                                            Stephen Paul Knapik 1928-2008 WALNUTPORT, PA - Stephen Paul Knapik, 79, passed away at his home on July 10th. He was born August 20, 1928 in Woronoco, MA to Stephen Knapik and Mary (Krisak) Knapik. After graduating from Westfield Trade School where he was a member of the basketball team, he entered the U.S. Navy during World War II, serving as a pattern maker onboard an east coast naval survey ship. After being honorably discharged, Steve was employed by Northeast Utilities as a stationary engineer at the…

                                                                                                                            • Landers, Deborah J.

                                                                                                                              • Lawrence, Lillian F. (Ferguson)

                                                                                                                                88, of Arlington, July 11. Beloved wife of the late Walter Lawrence. Loving mother of W. Bradley Lawrence and late wife, Fuji, of Hawaii, and daughter, Karen Coppi, and husband, Louis, of Laconia, NH. Also survived by 3 grandchildren, Mark, Jonathan and Elizabeth and 2 great grandchildren, Molly and Samuel and her sister, Mildred Fischer, of Winchester. Family and friends are invited to attend Memorial Service on July 21 at 11:00am at Christ Episcopal Church, Fellsway West, Somerville. Wilkinson-Beane…

                                                                                                                                • LeBlanc, Rita E. (Downs)

                                                                                                                                  the Mortimer N. Peck-Russell Peck Funeral Home, 516 Washington St., BRAINTREE, on Friday at 8 a.m. Funeral Mass in the church of St. Thomas More, Elm St. and Hawthorne Rd., Braintree at 9 a.m. Burial at the Braintree Cemetery. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Thursday 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be sent to the American Heart Assoc., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For directions see .

                                                                                                                                  • Leonard, Mary B. (Lynch)

                                                                                                                                    95 of Texas and Falmouth MA July 14, beloved wife of the late William G., mother of John and his wife Ann of Dedham MA, and Jean Cox of Katy TX, also survived by 4 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Services and interment in Katy TX. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Home for Little Wanderers, Boston MA.

                                                                                                                                    • Lincoln, Richard F.

                                                                                                                                      1:30-2:30 pm, Friday, August 1, 2008 in the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 40 MacArthur Blvd. in Bourne, followed by burial in the Massachusetts National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Holy Trinity Episcopal School of Greater Houston, 11810 Lockwood Rd, Houston, TX 77044 and/or the Salvation Army of Massachusetts, 147 Berkeley St., Boston, MA 02116 Attn: Denise McCarthy.

                                                                                                                                      • Lynch Sr., John H.

                                                                                                                                        3-5 pm and 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in John's memory may be sent to Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust, 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spr ing, KY 41076-1799. John was Captain of the 1941 Dedham High School Hockey Team, U.S. Army Veteran, World War II, Member and Past Commander of American Legion Post 18 in Dedham, Member of VFW Post 2017 in Dedham and Retired Employee of the New England Telephone Company with over 46 years of service. Online guestbook and directions at…

                                                                                                                                        • MacNeil, John B.

                                                                                                                                          the Mann & Rodgers Funeral Home, 44 Perkins St (Corner of So. Huntington Ave) JAMAICA PLAIN, Thurs. at 9:15am followed by a Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Church at 10 o'clock. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Wed. 4-8pm. Late employee Boston Woven Hose Co. Interment Mt Benedict Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                          • Maenzo, Elizabeth B. "Betty" (Flynn)

                                                                                                                                            • Majeski, Mary B.

                                                                                                                                              Mary B. Majeski 1926-2008 HATFIELD - Mary B. Majeski, 81, of 1 Valley Street passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning at Linda Manor in Leeds. She was born in Northampton on November 26, 1926 the daughter of the late Stephen and Nellie (Wilkes) Majeski. She was raised and educated in Hatfield and graduated from Smith Academy in 1944 where she was the valedictorian of her class. She attended the former Northampton Commercial College and then went to work for the former Myer & Mendelsohn Tobacco Co. in…

                                                                                                                                              • Maleski, Randy L.

                                                                                                                                                Randy L. Maleski 1965 - 2008 CHICOPEE - Randy L. Maleski, 43, died on Sunday, July 8. He was born in Bar Harbor, Maine on May 11, 1965, the son of Max and Sharon (Robinson) Bobala of Chicopee. He was a forty year Chicopee resident and a graduate of Chicopee High School. He was currently employed at the Home Depot in Chicopee. Randy was an avid Red Sox fan, loved gardening, and his cats, Mariah and Mercury. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his maternal grandfather Paul M. Robinson of Florida,…

                                                                                                                                                • Mallard, Edna N. (Nichols)

                                                                                                                                                  Of Shirley, formerly of Acton, 73. Beloved wife of Robert S. Mallard Sr., mother of: Robert S. Mallard Jr. and Michael J. Mallard both of Shirley, and the late Warren Mallard; sister of David Nichols of Acton, Lawrence Nichols of VT, Marion Douglas of Acton, the late Richard Nichols, John Nichols, Orla Nichols Jr., and Robert Nichols; sister in law of; Mark Mallard of York, SC. She also leaves three grandchildren; Devin Mallard, Kaila Mallard and Jessie Mallard. Graveside service will be 11 AM Fri, July…

                                                                                                                                                • Maloof, Agnes G.

                                                                                                                                                  • Martel, William A.

                                                                                                                                                    William A. Martel 1936 - 2008 AGAWAM - William Alfred Martel, 72 of Agawam died Tuesday in Baystate Medical Center. Bill was born in West Spring-field, the son of the late Alfred and Evelyn (Cizek) Martel. He leaves his wife Joan B. (O'Connor) Martel; three sons Peter and his wife Denise of Belleview, FL, James and his wife Claudine of Agawam, Robert and his wife Karen of Ocala, FL; two sisters Marilyn Gagnon of Enfield, Janet Hirst and her husband Pete of Edgewater, FL; eight grandchildren, four great…

                                                                                                                                                    • Mathers-Toman, Emily Josephine

                                                                                                                                                      91, of Brunswick, ME, formerly of Dedham, MA, died July 15, 2008. Beloved mother of Pat and her husband Dr. Norman Schutt of Champaign, IL and Peggy Siegle of Brunswick, ME. Grandmother of Wendy and her husband Nishant Upadhyay of Sun Prairie, WI, David Siegle of Boston, Heather Ross of Berrendorf, IA, Laura Siegle of Brooklyn, NY. Great grandmother of Preston Ross and Lauren Ross of Bettendorf, IA, Nikhil Upadhyay of Sun Prairie, WI. Memorial Service at 2 PM Saturday, July 19, 2008 at Allin Congregational…

                                                                                                                                                      • McAfee, William D.

                                                                                                                                                        the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons - Bruno Funeral Home, 128 Revere St., REVERE on Thursday at 8 AM. Funeral Mass in Immaculate Church at 9 AM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are Wednesday 4-8 PM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Late Navy Veteran. Paul Buoniglio & Sons - Bruno

                                                                                                                                                        • McCarthy, John J.

                                                                                                                                                          Brockton John J. McCarthy, 58, of Brockton, died July 12. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy M. (Kane) McCarthy for 38 years; and loving father of Taryn and Brett McCarthy. All are welcome to calling hours Thursday 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St., Brockton, funeral Mass at 1 p.m. in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, cremation and private burial. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, Attn.: Voluntary Services, 940 Belmont St.,…

                                                                                                                                                          • McCarthy, Mary E.

                                                                                                                                                            Mary E. McCarthy 1923 - 2008 SPRINGFIELD - The family of Mary Elizabeth McCarthy, 85, a resident of Providence Place, Holyoke, MA and formerly of Spring-field, MA announce the death of their beloved aunt on Friday, July 11, 2008 at Mont Marie Health Care Center. Born in Springfield, April 27, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth (O'Brien) and William E. McCarthy, Sr. of Springfield. A graduate of Cathedral High School and Elms College, Mary attended Middlebury Vermont Language School and…

                                                                                                                                                            • McCready, Sister Miriam

                                                                                                                                                              MARLBOROUGH Sister Miriam (Magdalen of the Assumption), RGS, (Mary Ethel McCready) died on July 14, 2008, at Marlborough Hospital, Marlborough, after a long illness. She was 88 years of age and had been a Sister of the Good Shepherd for 66 years. Sister Miriam was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth (Boulier) McCready. She went to the Richmond School in Halifax, N.S. Sister Miriam entered the Sisters of the Good Shepherd in Halifax, N.S., in 1942. She wanted to live a…

                                                                                                                                                              • McGraw, Robert F.

                                                                                                                                                                Harvard University. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the 101st Artillery during WWII. He enjoyed a long teaching career at Worcester State College, retiring in 1991. He was a member of the Hopkinton Historical Society and many local art associations. He was a prominent and renowned artist, painting many Hopkinton landscapes and landmarks. He is survived by his son Stuart of Colorado, his daughter Barbara Hagan and granddaughter Amy Burton of California and his sister Jean Ritchie of Braintree. A…

                                                                                                                                                                • McGurk, Eileen B. (Grant)

                                                                                                                                                                  10-12 followed by a funeral service at 12 noon. Interment Cambridge Cemetery. Contributions in her memory to the Alzheimer's Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472, would be sincerely appreciated. Short, Williamson & Diamond Belmont 617-484-6900

                                                                                                                                                                  • McNamara, Roberta (Venardi)

                                                                                                                                                                    4-8 P.M. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester Lane Funeral Homes Winchester - Burlington 781-729-2580

                                                                                                                                                                    • Medeiros, Kenneth A.

                                                                                                                                                                      • Mercure, Maureen F.

                                                                                                                                                                        Maureen F. Mercure 1947 2008 HOLYOKE Maureen F. (Spillane) Mercure, 60, died Monday July 14, 2008 at the Holyoke Medical Center. She was born in Holyoke on December 19, 1947 to the late William and Stella (Fujczak) Spillane. Maureen attended schools in Chicopee and was a parishioner of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Chicopee. Mrs. Mercure moved to Casselberry, FL in 1980 and resided there for twenty seven years before moving back to Chicopee recently. While in Florida she worked at the Ticor Co., for…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Merriman, Daniel C. (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                                                                                          2-5 PM. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Daniel Merriman Memorial Education Fund, c/o Richard Thall, Bank of America, 1455 Highland Ave,Needham MA 02492. For obit and guest book www.eatonfuneralhomes.comEaton Funeral Home, 1-781-444-0201

                                                                                                                                                                          • Miller, Ruth A. (Barker)

                                                                                                                                                                            • Monahan, Joan L. (O'Bre)

                                                                                                                                                                              • Monteiro, Mikiela

                                                                                                                                                                                NEW BEDFORD —Mikiela Monteiro, 2, of New Bedford, died July 13, 2008, unexpectedly at home. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of Ines Monteiro and David Duarte, she lived in New Bedford all of her life. Survivors include her parents; 3 brothers, Kevin, Devon and David; a sister, Ellisa; her grandparents, David and Eugenia (Vieira) Duarte of New Bedford, Eugenia Oliveira of Brockton and Joao Pedro Monteiro of Cape Verde; many aunts, including Diva Duarte of New Bedford; uncles and cousins. Her Funeral Mass…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Montgomery, Arthur D.

                                                                                                                                                                                  Arthur D. Montgomery life long resident of Billerica; 57 Billerica Mr. Arthur "Cupcake" Montgomery, 57, a life long resident of Billerica, MA died early Monday morning, July 14, 2008 at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington after a brief battle with cancer. Born in Woburn, on August 27, 1950, the son of the late Thomas and Georgina (Butchart) Montgomery. He was educated in Billerica schools and was a member of the Track Team at Billerica High School. He owned and operated A.M Home…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Moore, Anna A. (Cadigan)

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Morris, John C.

                                                                                                                                                                                      John C. Morris 1932-2008 WEST SPRINGFIELD - John Charles Morris, 75, of Maple Terrace died Monday at home surr-ounded by his family. He was born in Springfield on Oct. 31st, 1932 to the late Alice (Guilshan) and Charles Morris. He was brought up in Springfield and graduated from Tech High School. He has lived in West Springfield for most of his life. He retired in 1992 after working 37 yrs. as a truck driver for the former Springfield Sugar in Suffield and was a member of their Million Mile Club for their…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Nelson, Lawrence

                                                                                                                                                                                        Lawrence Nelson, 83, of 11 Deer Pond Drive, died Monday, July 14th in his home surrounded by his family after an illness. He was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. He leaves his wife of 56 years, Mary F. (Bassan) Nelson; a son, The Rev. Frank L. Nelson and his wife Judith of Huntington Station, New York; two daughters, Christina M. Nelson and her companion Ken Caron of Worcester, Karin M. Rock and her husband Daniel of Rutland; a sister, Frances Nelson of New Sweden, Maine; 5 grandchildren, Eve,…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Newman, Signe E.

                                                                                                                                                                                          Signe E. Newman 1909-2008 EAST LONGMEDOW- Signe Eleanor Newman, 99, died July 15,2008 at the Jewish Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late, Elmer Lee Newman. Signe was born in Springfield on July 2, 1909. She was employed for 25 years at John Breck Shampoo Co., retiring in 1972. Signe was a member of Bethesda Evangelical Lutheran Church, Springfield. She leaves a daughter, Eleanor Jacobs of East Longmeadow, 4 grandchildren, Brenda Sowers, Doreene Kimball, Michelle Jacobs, David Kimball Jr., ; 8 great…

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                                                                                                                                                                                            • O'Donnell, Joseph H.

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Olech, John A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                John A. Olech 1948 - 2008 CHICOPEE - John "Jack' Olech, 59, 26 Falmouth Rd. Died July 13, 2008 in Baystate Medical Center. He worked 16 years at Hampshire County House of Corrections and previously worked as a car parts dealer and car salesman. He hosted the "Let's Go Bowling' television show for several years. He loved Nascar Racing, collecting shot glasses, bowling, attending local car shows, listening to oldies and Polka music working on model cars. He leaves his loving wife of 27…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Parker, Carroll C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Carroll C. Parker, 93, died June 4, 2008, in the Christopher House, after a long illness. He leaves his wife of 67 years, Ella (McCollum) Parker, also of the Christopher House, and a daughter, Charity Parker Rinker, and her husband, Mark, of Ringoes, NJ; a brother, Richard Parker, and wife, Claire, and a sister, Edith Parker Savage, both of Maine, and several nephews & nieces. Born in Norway, Maine, son of Elmer and Bessie (Brown) Parker, Carroll graduated from the Univ. of Maine, and worked for many…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Payne, Eleanor (Mason)

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Perez, Josefa (Morell)

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Petrucci, Leona

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pizer, Michael

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Poisson, Wendy S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Porteous, Everett A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            invited. Interment in Lowell Cemetery. Funeral Director Walter F. Bayliss, Jr.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Raleigh, Laurence J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Odenton, Md. Laurence J. Raleigh, of Odenton, died July 7, 2008. He was the beloved husband of Meredith "Merri" Raleigh; loving father of Christopher C. Raleigh, Jennifer Pickett and Heather Raleigh; dear son of Lawrence J. Raleigh and Lorraine Raleigh; brother of Steven and William Raleigh and Cheryl Beltzer. Also survived by six grandchildren; and a host of other relatives. A memorial service was held Friday in the Hardesty Funeral Home P.A., 851 Annapolis Road, Gambrills. Contributions are…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ramos, Louis M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  NEW BEDFORD —Louis M. Ramos, 74, of New Bedford, died Monday, July 14, 2008, unexpectedly at St. Luke's Hospital. He was the husband of Estelle (Monge) Ramos; they had been married for 26 years. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Manuel J. and Carolina (Santos) Ramos, he lived in New Bedford for most of his life. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Mr. Ramos was formerly employed as a porter for the Steamship Authority for many years until his retirement. He had previously…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rapoza, Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will be Thursday evening only 5-8 PM at Rock Funeral Home. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the celebration of his life at St. Mary Church on Friday at 9 AM. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ratner, Shirley (Brown) (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ray, Jacquelyn Ann (Steinmetz)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jacquelyn Ann (Steinmetz) Ray 47, died July 7, in Yakima Regional Hospital surrounded by her family. She leaves her son Justin Steinmetz and his wife Lisa of Havertown, Pennsylvania, her daughter Erica Palmer of Silver City, New Mexico, her Mother Priscilla (Raila) and Dad Ronald Adams of Fiskdale, two grandchildren Leah and Kayla and one step grandson Nicholas. She also leaves two sisters, Christine Cadarette of Southbridge, Cathleen Edick of Southbridge, three brothers Paul Steinmetz of Leominster, Todd…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Reed, Edward A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Reynolds, Karl E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Karl E. Reynolds 1957-2008 AUBURN - Karl E. Reynolds, 50, of Riverside Dr., died July 8th at his home. He leaves his son Sean E. Reynolds of Palmer, his father Edward G. Reynolds of Belchertown, his grandson Quin E. Reynolds, his sister Karen O'Brien and her husband Richard of Ware, his nephews Richard and Robert O'Brien and a niece Cindy Riggie. He was predeceased by his mother Elizabeth (Campbell) Peet. He was born in Northampton and lived in the area before moving to Maine. He was a National…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Reynolds, Maureen T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ridge, Mary E. (O'Meara)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Riordan, Joseph D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  South Dennis Joseph Daniel Riordan, age 57, of South Dennis, died at his home, Sunday, July 13, 2008, with his family at his side. Born in Brockton, he was a 1968 graduate of Brockton High School and attended Salem State College. He was a U. S. Naval veteran, serving with the Atlantic Fleet. He and his family moved to South Dennis from Brockton in 1992. He was the owner and operator of Joe Riordan Swimming Pool Co. He enjoyed playing golf and liked the New England area sports teams. He is survived by his…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ritchie, Lisa A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hours are Fri., July 18. from 5 to 8 PM at Callahan & Fay Brothers Funeral Home, 61 Myrtle St. To place an on-line condolence, please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Roberts, Lionel G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lionel G. Roberts 1921- 2008 CHICOPEE Lionel G. "Lee" Roberts, 86, of the Aldenville section of Chicopee was Called Safely Home on Sunday, July 13, 2008 surr-ounded by the care and comfort of his loving family. He was born at home on East Main Street in the Chicopee Falls section of Chicopee on December 8, 1921, a beloved son of the late Donat and Antoinette (Leverault) Robert. He was raised in Chicopee Falls, graduated from Cathedral High School in Springfield and moved to Aldenville in 1950. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rodrigues, Octavio

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Octavio Rodrigues 1950-2008 LUDLOW - Octavio Da Costa Rodrigues, 58, of Ludlow, passed away peacefully on July 15, 2008, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Sampaio, Vila Pouca de Aguiar, Portugal, son of Manuel and Zulmira Rodrigues, he was a proud veteran of the Portugese Army. He came to Ludlow in 1975 and was a faithful communicant of Our Lady of Fatima and Christ the King Churches. Octavio worked for many years in construction before retiring and also loved horses and horseracing, which was his…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ronni, Leslie F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MELBOURNE, FL —Leslie F. Ronni, 84, passed away Monday, July 14, 2008, at his residence in Melbourne. Mr. Ronni was born April 25, 1924, in Worcester, MA, to the late Nathaniel and Edla Neirmi Ronni. He was a longtime resident of West Wareham, MA and had worked for Sullivan Foster Construction Company. He moved to Florida from Massachusetts 20 years ago. Mr. Ronni is survived by his wife, Kathleen Ronni; two sons, Eric Ronni and Karl Ronnie; a daughter, Lauren Bouchie; six grandchildren; and two…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rosenthal, Edith (Cherney)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rossi, Yolanda (Volante)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Santore, Amelia J. (Imperato)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Seringa, Margarida M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  FALL RIVER —Margarida M. Seringa, 85, of Somerset, formerly of 50 Wall St., Fall River, passed away unexpectedly on Friday. Widow of Francisco S. Seringa, she was born in Campanario, Madeira and was the daughter of the late Silvino and Carolina Mendes. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking and spending time with her family. She was stepmother of Frank S. Seringa (wife Lynda) of Tustin, CA and Irene (husband Richard) Fernandes of Fall River. Sister of Carmina Santos of Hudson, MA and Jovita Silva of Venezuela.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Shea, William F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Shepley, John F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brockton John F. Shepley, 78 years, of Brockton, died unexpectedly, July 14, 2008, at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital. He was the husband of Christine M. (DeAndrade) Shepley. He was born and raised in Boston, son of the late Thomas and Mary (Gammons) Shepley. He was a graduate of Hyde Park High School, and following high school, was employed by Domino Sugar Company of South Boston. He had been a Brockton resident since 1968. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving with the U.S. Air Force and had…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sherman, Beatrice

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Silva, Marilyn R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Marilyn R. Silva 1925-2008 WILBRAHAM- Marilyn Ruth ( (Abry) Silva, 82, of Russell Road died Sunday at Baystate Medical Center in Spring-field. She was born in Hudson Falls, NY on Sept. 12th, 1925 to the late Mary (Roth) and Claude Abry. She was brought up in Hudson Falls, graduated from Hudson Falls High School and has lived in Wilbraham for the past 40 yrs. She was a communicant of St. Cecilia's Church. Marilyn was formerly a member of Quilters' Guild in West Spfld. She was the beloved wife of 60…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Simari, Silvio

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Simpson, James B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              James B. Simpson, 90, formerly of Worcester died Tuesday in UMass Memorial Medical Center, 119 Belmont Street, after an illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The Britton-Wallace Funeral Home, 91 Central St. Auburn is assisting the family.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Souza, Lorraine P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                NEW BEDFORD —Lorraine P. (Souza) Souza, 68, of New Bedford died Monday, July 14, 2008, unexpectedly following a brief illness at St. Luke's Hospital. She was the widow of Manuel Souza and daughter of the late Manuel P. and Maria I. (Carreiro) Souza. She was born in New Bedford and was a communicant of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. James Church. Mrs. Souza was formerly employed as a quality control inspector at various local mills. She enjoyed crafts, especially creating and decorating ceramics.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • St. Andre, Donald L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  home will be on Friday, July 18, from 4 to 7 p.m. Expressions of sympathy, in his memory, may be made to VNA Care Network & Hospice ( ), Development Office, 120 Thomas St., Worcester, MA 01608-1280.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stangas, George

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Swanson, Alice Rowan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Alice Rowan Swanson, July 8 of injuries resulting from a bicycle accident in Washington, D. C. The 22 year old daughter of Ruth Rowan and Brian Swanson of Northborough, MA, Alice is a 2007 graduate of Amherst College and was employed by IREX, International Research and Exchanges Board in Washington, D.C. She is survived by her parents; her sister, Melinda Rowan Swanson; her grandmother, Myrtle Davidson Swanson; four aunts, four uncles and seven cousins. A memorial service will be held at The First Parish…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Szanderowski, Ethel I. "Sandy" (Paine)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ethel I. "Sandy" (Paine) Szanderowski, 76, of Holland, peacefully joined her newly found Lord and Savior in Heaven on Sunday, July 13, 2008, after struggling with cancer for nearly a year. Her husband Michael Szanderowski died in 1976. She leaves a daughter, Lucya and her husband Paul Lariviere of Brimfield; a son, Nicholas O. and his friend Melissa Smith, with whom she lived; her two grandchildren, Anna M. & Paul J. Lariviere; as well as 2 brothers, 5 sisters and several nieces and nephews.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Taleghani, Marilyn Y. (Kelly)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tennihan, Ralph E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Thibeault, Sally A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Timperley, Linda V.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Vitali, Rose E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    : The funeral for Rose Vitali will be Friday, July 18, 2008, at 10:15 a.m. from FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St., followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 at St. Anthony of Padua Church. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Sweetbrook Activities Fund in care of the funeral home., , , , ,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Vitkovich, Ida Belle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ida Belle Vitkovich 1918-2008 BELCHERTOWN - Ida Belle (McCray) Vitkovich, 89, of Warren Wright Rd., passed away July 14, 2008 at the Center for Extended Care at Amherst. Born in Holyoke, MA on September 11, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Loren S. and Ida Belle (Raymond) McCray. Ida resided in Belchertown for the past forty years. During the war, Ida was a riveter at Fisk. She enjoyed music and playing the harmonica, along with writing and reading poetry and bingo. She will be greatly missed by her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • White, Olive E. Millspaugh

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        DARTMOUTH —Mrs. Olive E. (Holmes) Millspaugh White, age 95, of South Dartmouth, MA, died July 13, 2008, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late F. Kimball White and the late Leonard W. Millspaugh, Sr. She was born in Plymouth, MA, the daughter of the late Irwin Holmes and the late Grace Ellis Holmes. She lived in the New Bedford and South Dartmouth areas since 1940. Olive and her late husband, Kim, founded and operated "The Packet" specialty shop in Padanaram, MA. Mrs.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wilson, Gwendolyn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • deMont, Edward D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Of Lexington, July 12, 2008, age 70. Father of Christopher M. deMont of Clarke Summit, PA, Jonathan D. deMont and his wife Lisa M. of Arlington, and Geoffrey P. deMont of Lexington. Loving grandfather to Molly and Jonathan Henry. Dear friend of Joanne Pallis of Dunstable and Davenport, FL. Brother of Suzanne M. Larsen of Acton, Stephen R. deMont of Littleton, and Richard P. deMont and his wife Bonnie P. Slater-deMont of Hopkinton. Predeceased by his parents Edward J. and Barbara V., formerly of Acton,…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Alberto R. Mello

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Bradley Jr., Thomas F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Brainerd, Carol Irene

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Celia S. Bak, Lathrop worker

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Elaine Hadley, Worthington singer

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Froncki, Edward J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • George E. Letendre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Gray, Geraldine C.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Hassett, George W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Hilda Martin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • John R. Cox, English teacher

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Kathleen T. Leonard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kenneth F. Kloc, former restaurateur

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • LeBlanc, Rita E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Linagen, Mary E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Lyons, Damon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Maria P. Amarello

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mary B. Majeski, Hatfield native

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • McDonough, Catherine J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mears, Marie A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Miller, Ruth A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Moar Jr., William F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Petrucci, Leona

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pollock, Janet A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Quimby, Ruth Estelle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Raber, Patricia H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Reddy, Michael F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Serra, Mary E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sternberg, Louise D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stevens, Dana E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Visser Jr., John F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Weaver, Mary M.

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