Sunday, July 27, 2008

Massachusetts Daily Obituaries 07/27/08

  • Aldrich, David Hall

    David Hall Aldrich, 67 of Mineral, WA and formerly of Southborough, died May 19, 2008 after a long illness. He was the son of Evelyn H. Aldrich Merrill of Chesterfield, NH and the late David W. Aldrich. Mr. Aldrich attended the former Peters High School in Southborough, He was a US Navy veteran where he was a plank holder and fire control technician missile man on the USS Long Beach, and the USS Bainbridge, the world's first nuclear-powered frigate in which he circumnavigated the globe during Operation…

    • Andrulli, Alba A.

      • Armstrong, Kenneth E.

        • Armstrong, Mark A.

          • Augusti, Richard A.

            Richard A. Augusti FEEDING HILLS - Richard A. Augusti, 73, passed away July 24, 2008, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Spring-field, MA, August 2, 1934, son of the late Claude B. and Theresa (Albano) Augusti, grew up in West Springfield and graduated from West Springfield High School in 1951. He attended American International College, graduating in 1955 with a BA in Business Administration, and a Masters in Business in 1960. He also received a Masters in Taxation from the University of…

            • Babbitt, Marjorie A.

              HYANNIS —Marjorie Anne Babbitt, 83, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died peacefully on July 23, 2008. She was married for 58 years to the late William M. Babbitt. Mrs. Babbitt was born in Buzzards Bay, on Dec. 17, 1924, the daughter of Herbert B. and G. Mildred Jenkins. She was the sister to John Jenkins of Stuart, Fla., Kenneth Jenkins of Collegeville, Pa., Carolyn King of Altus, Okla., and Lucia Davis of Marion. Graduating in 1942, Mrs. Babbitt was a student athlete and a class…

              • Badger, Angelina R. (Manero)

                • Banks, Jean I. (Holton)

                  • Bennett, Sylvia A.

                    West Springfield Sylvia A. (McRae) Bennett, died in the arms of her loving husband William, at Baystate Medical Center, early Friday, July 25, 2008, and entered into her eternal home in Heaven. Sylvia was born in Brockton, April 30, 1932, to the late Doris (Silvia) and Melvin McRae. She was brought up and schooled there, graduating from Brockton High School in 1949. Then in 1966, she graduated from Bridgewater State College and later did graduate work at Westfield State College. She had lived in West…

                    • Berig, Frances K. (Monks)

                      • Beyer, Gregory C.

                        • Black, Winifred R. "Winnie" (Smith)

                          • Boisvert, Louise H. (Bellefeuille)

                            Louise H. (Bellefeuille) Boisvert formerly of Wilmington, Lowell native; 81 CAPE CORAL, FL Louise H. (Bellefeuille) Boisvert, 81, of Cape Coral, FL, died July 18th, at her home. Born in Lowell, MA, on Louise was the daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Bellefeuille. She loved to sing and would entertain those around her. Early in her life, she sang in the choir at Sacred Heart Church, and was a member of the Lowell High School special chorus. Louise lived in Wilmington, MA and Salem, NH before moving with her…

                            • Boles, John J.

                              • Borodkin, Ethel (Greenwald)

                                • Bradeen, Ruth E.

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                                  • Braga, Maria De Jesus

                                    • Burnham, Congetta T. "Connie" (Fratantonio)

                                      • Burns, Lois E.

                                        Plymouth Lois E. (Seymour) Burns, of Plymouth, formerly of Kingston, died July 25, after along illness. Born Lois Seymour on August 30, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Leona (Chicoine) Seymour. Mrs. Burns assisted her father as a commercial sign painter while growing up in Brockton. After working briefly as a nurse in Cambridge, Mrs. Burns returned to Brockton, where she met and married Robert Burns, a professional baseball player and telephone company worker. They built a house together in…

                                        • Caetano, William M.

                                          Bridgewater William M. Caetano, "Bronco", of Bridgewater, died unexpectedly at his home, July 23, 2008. He was 42. Born in Brockton, a son of the late Frank G. and Geraldine (Faria), he lived in Bridgewater for many years. He was a collector and a member of the Samoset Rod & Gun Club in West Bridgewater. He was the brother of Frank of Lakeville, Joey of Brockton, Kelly of Randolph and the late Cheryl; step father of Cristina and Colie; uncle of Cristal, Sara, Megan, Heather, Laura, Jenna,…

                                          • Cahill, Teresa R.

                                            • Cahill, Teresa R. (Canty)

                                              hours will be held on Monday July 28, 2008 from 6 to 9 PM in the ANCTIL-ROCHETTE & SON FUNERAL HOME, 21 KINSLEY ST, NASHUA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday July 29, 2008 in St. Patrick Church, 29 Spring St., Nashua at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Dudley, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the CareNet Pregnancy Center of Nashua, 110 Main St., Nashua, NH 03060 or to the Corpus Christi Food Pantry, 43 Franklin St., Nashua, NH 03064.…

                                              • Cass, Beatrice F.

                                                Beatrice F. Cass, 91, of Westborough, died on Saturday, July 26, 2008, at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Joseph E. Cass, who died in 2003. Born in Ayer, she was the daughter of the late J. Owen and Hazel (Brill) Keegan. She was educated in Ayer schools and was a graduate of Worcester City Hospital School of Nursing. Mrs. Cass was employed as an RN at Worcester City Hospital for several years. She was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church, was a…

                                                • Castle, William B.

                                                • Celli Jr., Anthony J.

                                                  • Charette, Albert G. "Gerry"

                                                    may call at DRACUT FUNERAL HOME 2159 Lakeview Avenue, DRACUT on Tuesday from 9 until 11 A.M. His Funeral Service will be held at 11 A.M. in the funeral home. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. To send an online condolence or for directions please visit

                                                    • Chmura, Steffie C.

                                                      Steffie C. Chmura 1913-2008 INDIAN ORCHARD - Steffie C. (Smith) Chmura, 95, died July 25, 2008 at Life Care Center of Wilbraham. Born in Hazardville, CT to the late Alexander and Magdaline (Warzecki) Smith, she was an area resident for seventy years. She was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church in Indian Orchard and a member of the Polonia Club and St. Anne's Sodality. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Steven J. Chmura; a son, John A. Chmura on September 9, 2006; three brothers:…

                                                      • Chrismer, Sarah B.

                                                        Sarah B. Chrismer SOUTH HADLEY - Sarah (Burdon) Chrismer, 84, passed away Monday, July 21, 2008 at home after a brief illness. Sarah was born in Shelbyville, Illinois to Dr. Rev. George P. Burdon and Laura (Cobb) Burdon and lived her early life in many small towns in Indiana. She was a graduate of Taylor University and Indiana University Nursing School, was a long-time PEO member, avid reader, gourmet chef and knitter. Sarah worked as a Surgical Nurse at Presbyterian -St. Luke's Hospital in Chicago,…

                                                        • Connolly, Maurice V.

                                                          • Corso, Joseph M.

                                                            • Costantino, Philip

                                                              Brockton Philip Costantino, 81, died Monday, July 21, 2008, at the Northshore Regional Hospital in Slidell, La., after a period of failing health. Born in Boston, he was raised in the South End and Jamaica Plain and was a graduate of Boston Schools. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Costantino moved to Brockton at age 33 and lived there for 20 years before moving to Louisiana over 25 years ago. Mr. Costantino worked as a carpenter for Local 1846 in Louisiana for many years. He was a member…

                                                              • Couture, Mildred (Comptois)

                                                                • Coyne, Mary T. (Riley)

                                                                  • Curtis, June I. (Pomeroy)

                                                                    June I. (Pomeroy) Curtis, 85, went to her Heavenly home on July 19, 2008. She and her twin sister, Ruth, marked their 85th birthday on July 17th. Born in Oxford, MA in 1923, June lived in Worcester all her life and worked in the envelope industry. June held office in the Order of Eagles and was a faithful member of the Salvation Army and Temple Baptist Church. Later in life, June became a personal care attendant. Surviving are her sister, Ruth and her husband, Harry Meehan of Ellenton, FL; her nieces,…

                                                                    • D'Andrea, Matthew A.

                                                                      • Daly-Arona, Nancy B.

                                                                        Nancy B. Daly-Arona 1939 - 2008 CHICOPEE - Nancy B. (Raymond) Daly-Arona, 69, of Chicopee died Thursday July 24, 2008, surr-ounded by her loving family after fighting a long courageous battle with cancer. Nancy was born in Holyoke, daughter of the late, Samuel and Ethel (Simpson) Raymond and was the beloved wife of Paul J. Arona. She was a graduate of Holyoke High School, Holyoke Community College and Springfield Technical Community College. Nancy was a caregiver for Avis-Murphy for many years Besides her…

                                                                        • DeAngelis Sr., John J.

                                                                          • DeProfio, Lucy (Cefalo)

                                                                            • Delorie, Ralph C.

                                                                              • Desautels, Angelina G.

                                                                                Brockton Angelina G. "Lena" (Celia) Desautels, 94, of Brockton, passed away Monday, July 21, 2008, after a period of failing health, at West Acres Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Brockton. Born June 8, 1914, in Boston, she was a daughter of the late Frank Celia and Mary (Yanni) Celia. Lena was a Brockton residence since 1920 and attended Brockton schools. As a young girl, Lena worked with her father at his diner, Frank Celias Restaurant, on the corner of Crescent and Montello streets,…

                                                                                • Doherty, Loretta M. (Thibeault)

                                                                                  Loretta M. (Thibeault) Doherty, 79, formerly of 8 Lakeside Drive,died peacefully, Friday, July 25, 2008 after a long illness. Her husband of 51 years, Joseph P. Doherty died in 2001. She was also predeceased by an infant son, James Patrick in 1962. She leaves a son, Joseph P. Doherty, Jr., and his wife Jennifer of Dudley and four daughters, Judith Doherty of Worcester, Colleen Doherty of Jamaica Plain, Maryellen Doherty and her husband Edward Sikonski of Holden and Virginia Pappas and her husband Charles of…

                                                                                  • Dolan, Martin T.

                                                                                    • Dorn, Tina Marie

                                                                                      Tina Marie Dorn 1957- 2008 Tina Marie (Maurer) Dorn, 51, passed away, Friday, July 18, 2008 at her home in Clearwater, Florida. She was born in Chicopee, MA on February 10, 1957. She was predeceased by her parents, Marion (Pasker) Maurer, and Charles Maurer. She leaves two daughters, Jennifer and Becky Dorn,both of Springfield Massachusetts . She also leaves one granddaughter, Ariella, and a grandson, Brayden of Springfield, MA. She leaves three brothers- Laurence J. Maurer of Frackville, PA, Charles R.…

                                                                                      • Dudley, Judith E.

                                                                                        Judith E. Dudley 1935-2008 WILBRAHAM - Judith E. Dudley 72 of James Circle Wilbraham died Wednesday July 23, 2008 in Baystate Medical Center from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Rutland, VT November 19, 1935 she was the daughter of the late William J. and Doris A. (Finch) Dudley.Judy was retired as a shelter workshop employee with many years of service. She is survived by her sister Margaret Elmer of Springfield, MA, she was predeceased by her brother in law David B. Elmer. Judith also…

                                                                                        • Duggan, Frederick R.

                                                                                          • Egbert, Richard M.

                                                                                            • Elaine (Norris) Grenier

                                                                                              Elaine Grenier  Elaine (Norris) Grenier, was a resident of Taunton since 1947, and had also lived in Middleboro. After a lengthy illness, she died on Sunday, July 20, 2008 at Royal Estates, a retirement Home in El Paso, Texas. She moved there to be near her daughter, who also lives in El Paso. She was 85 years of age. Elaine was born in Middleboro, the daughter of the late Edwin H. Norris and Doris (Broghton) Norris. She was the wife of the late Roger Vincent Grenier. She worked for the Paul Dever State…

                                                                                              • Fairfield Jr., Alfred J.

                                                                                                • Fazio, June E. (Hirtle)

                                                                                                • Femino, Alexander "Big Al"

                                                                                                  • Frongello, Mary

                                                                                                    • Furst, Emma M. (Wenzel)

                                                                                                      • Gagner, Doris

                                                                                                        Doris Gagner, age 99, of Orland Park, IL, passed away July 21, 2008. She lived in Worcester until 1972, when she retired from Paul Revere Ins., Co. She is survived by her daughter, Faith Douglas; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Aug. 2, 2008 at Heartland Memorial Center, Tinley Park, IL. For info call 708-444-2266.

                                                                                                        • Gagné, Lucia (LaRoche)

                                                                                                          Lucia (LaRoche) Gagné, 102 died Friday in Radius Healthcare. Her husband was the late Eloi Gagné who died in 1988. She is survived by a son, Adelard "Del" and his wife Annette Gagné of Sturbridge and a daughter, Therese LaMere of Southbridge; 6 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, Fernand LaRoche of Thetford Mines, Canada, and many nieces and nephews. She was born in Canada, daughter of Alfred and Virninie (Poulin) LaRoche and has lived here since 1925. She was a member of…

                                                                                                          • Gallagher, Charles J.

                                                                                                            • Getty, Estelle (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                              • Girolamo, Carmen F. "Peggy"

                                                                                                                • Goldwasser, Ehud

                                                                                                                  • Green, Marcia E.

                                                                                                                    Marcia E. Green 1953-2008 SPRINGFIELD Marcia Elaine Green, 55, departed this life on Thursday, July 24, 2008 at Baystate Medical Center. Born in Fair-chance, PA, Ms. Green was a 48 year resident of Springfield, had been employed as a caregiver, and was a member of St. Mark's C.M.E. Church. Predeceased by her father, William A. Green, she is survived by two children, Dia Green and Frank McCladdie, both of Springfield; her mother, Loretta Green-Wiley of Fairchance, PA; a sister, Esther Green-Miller (and…

                                                                                                                    • Griffin, Lawrence P.

                                                                                                                      Lawrence P. Griffin, 83, formerly of Oxford, passed away Saturday, July 26. Arrangements are under the care of CALLAHAN & FAY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 61 Myrtle St., Worcester.

                                                                                                                      • Hamel, Marie J. (LeBeau)

                                                                                                                        • Harrigan, John F.

                                                                                                                          • Harvey, Melissa R. (Anderson)

                                                                                                                            Hours will be from 9 to 11 AM in the Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to All Saints Church, 10 Irving St., Worcester, 01609 or to the Worcester County Food Bank, 474 Boston Turnpike Rd. (Rt.9), Shrewsbury, 01545. Funeral arrangements are under the care of CALLAHAN & FAY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 61 Myrtle St. To place an on-line condolence, please visit.

                                                                                                                            • Helen Gove

                                                                                                                              In Taunton, July 25, 2008 Helen (Ryan) Gove passed away pracefully at Marion Manor after a long illness. She was born in Taunton to her late parents Martin & Grace (Donnelly) Ryan. Helen was educated in Taunton, graduating from THS in the class of 1933. She was a mem ber of her high school reunion committee. Helen was married in 1935 to Willis H. Gove who was laid to rest on May of 2002 after 67 years of marriage. She was a communicate of St. Joseph's Church in Taunton and a member of the…

                                                                                                                              • Howard Jr., Donald F.

                                                                                                                                Donald F. Howard, Jr., 65, formerly of Radford Road, Princeton, died Tuesday, July 22, 2008 in Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, after a brief illness. He leaves his daughter, Karen M. Blood and her husband of Amherst, NH; two sons, Donald F. Howard III of Worcester, and John C. Howard and his wife of East Boston; 5 grandchildren; an aunt; and several cousins. He was born and raised in Worcester, the son of the late Donald F. Howard, Sr. and Shirley M. (Overend) Howard Bohaker, and was predeceased by his…

                                                                                                                                • Hunt, Anita Dorothea

                                                                                                                                  • Hurley, John M. "Mellie"

                                                                                                                                    • Ireland, Genevieve R. (Weeks)

                                                                                                                                      Genevieve R. (Weeks) Ireland, 100, of Main St., died peacefully at home, on Saturday, July 26th. The Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main St., is assisting the family with the arrangements.

                                                                                                                                      • Isbell, Mary E. "Betty" (Gavaza)

                                                                                                                                        • Kasubinski, Lillian

                                                                                                                                          Lillian Kasubinski in New Jersey, daughter in Tyngsboro; 87 MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ Lillian (Maslanka) Kasubinski, 87, beloved wife of the late Edmund L. Kasubinski, died on July 8. She is survived by her daughter, Constance Kasubinski Dubois of Tyngsboro, MA; her son, Edmund L. Kasubinski, Jr., of Monroe Township; son-in-law, Dennis C. Dubois of Tyngsboro; grandsons Edmund A. Dubois, Matthew Dubois of Tyngsboro, Marc C. Dubois and his wife, Tabitha (Kahlhammer) Dubois of Dedham; and granddaughter, Catherine A.…

                                                                                                                                          • Kelly, John P.

                                                                                                                                            • Kirk, Gladys S. (Brunette)

                                                                                                                                              Gladys S. (Brunette) Kirk, age 77, died July 12, 2008, at home in West Palm Beach, FL. She was the daughter of Ernest & Marion Brunette. She leaves her loving husband, Walter and 3 sons, Brian, Mark and Paul. She also leaves 1 brother and 4 sisters, Richard (Rosecarol) Brunette of W. Palm Beach, FL, Janet (Jack) Sturrock of Fairfax, VA, Patricia (Ed) Walsh of Auburn, Mass, Gloria (Peter) Michelson of Sutton, Mass, Elaine Kosky of Worcester, Mass. She also leaves 4 grandchildren and 41 nieces and…

                                                                                                                                              • Kocur, Ihor E.

                                                                                                                                                • Kostas, William J.

                                                                                                                                                • Lang, Rita G. (Hanian)

                                                                                                                                                  • Layne, Chesley A. "Chet"

                                                                                                                                                    • LeClaire, Ann-Marie

                                                                                                                                                      Ann-Marie LeClaire, 64, of Worcester, died on Wednesday, July 23, 2008, in the University of Massachusetts Hospital, after a long illness. She leaves her sister, Jean E. Paquette, of Auburn; her brother, Michael W. Kelleher, of Worcester; 2 nieces; a grandniece and 2 grandnephews. She was predeceased by her father, William F. Kelleher, her mother, Dorothy E. (Ricketts) Kelleher Capuano, and her step-father, Joseph L. Capuano, all of Worcester. She was born in Worcester on December 17, 1943, and was a…

                                                                                                                                                      • Leon T. Ashley

                                                                                                                                                        Leon T. Ashley of Carver; formerly of Sanford, Maine and Plymouth, passed away on July 25, 2008, at the age of 86. He was the be loved husband of the late Dorothy (Parkhurst)and is survived by his loving children; his son David of Carver, his daughter Joyce Ashley of Plymouth and his step children Gary Grant of S. Portland, ME and Linda Zah ner of Walpole. He also leaves his sister Mary L. Ashley of Raynham and several grand children. Leon graduated from Taunton High School in 1940 and attended a technical…

                                                                                                                                                        • Logan, Robert D.

                                                                                                                                                          • Long, Lorraine E. (Festa)

                                                                                                                                                            • Lunder, Beatrice G.

                                                                                                                                                              • Lynskey, Joseph H.

                                                                                                                                                                • Manning, Jean M. (Gillow)

                                                                                                                                                                  • Marci, Joan-Ellen

                                                                                                                                                                    • Marsh, Margaret M. (Doyle)

                                                                                                                                                                      • Martino, Louise E. (Catlin)

                                                                                                                                                                        • Mary E. Moitoza

                                                                                                                                                                          Mary E. (Morris) Moitoza, 83 years old, died on Saturday evening at Life Care of Raynham. Born in Dighton, daughter of the late Manuel and Trinity Morris. She was a retired cafeteria assistant at the Automatic Machine Company in Attleboro for over 16 years, having retired in 1989. She previously worked for the Larson Tool Stamp Company, also in Attleboro. She was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church. She enjoyed dancing and was wellknown for her baking and cake decorating skills. She was a resident of…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Mason, Sarah F. "Sally"

                                                                                                                                                                            • Mastroianna, Dominic N.

                                                                                                                                                                              Dominic N. Mastroianna 1918-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Dominic N. Mastroianni, 90, formerly of Littleton Street and Redlands Street, Springfield died Friday morning July 25, 2008 in Baystate Medical Center, Springfield. Dominic was born in Springfield on January 3, 1918 a son of the late Luca and Carmela (Cardaropoli) Mastroianni. He was raised in Springfield and graduated from Commerce High School. He graduated from Springfield Technical Community College attended Northeastern Law School. He worked for Savage Arms…

                                                                                                                                                                              • McCall, Mary B. "Mae" (Sterczala)

                                                                                                                                                                                Mary "Mae" B. (Sterczala) McCall, 89, formerly of Kennedy Dr., died peacefully Friday, July 25 in Notre Dame Long Term Care in Worcester after a long illness. Her husband Charles McCall died in 1992. She leaves several nieces and nephews. She was born in Webster the daughter of the late Frank and Pauline (Braczyk) Sterczala. She lived in Dudley for 35 years. She was an Executive Secretary for many years at the American Optical company in Southbridge. Mrs. McCall was a member of St. Anthony Of…

                                                                                                                                                                                • McCann, Agnes T.

                                                                                                                                                                                  • McNeil, Geroge E.

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Merriman, Daniel C. (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mingolla, Mary Frances

                                                                                                                                                                                        Mary Frances Mingolla, born Mary Frances Bolles, passed away in Hollywood, Fla. on April 5, 2008, after a brief illness. Mary was born in Keene, N.H., on March 15, 1919. She was a graduate of Northfield School for Girls, Northfield, Mass. and was married to the late Joseph M. Mingolla, who preceded her in death in 1992. Mary Frances had a wonderful life and held offices with the New Hampshire Federation of Women's Clubs, several Garden Clubs, and served on the Board of the Worcester Symphony Orchestra.…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Moore, Allan Frederick

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Moore, Joseph W.

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Murphy, Shirley

                                                                                                                                                                                              Shirley Murphy 1926 - 2008 SAN JOSE, CA - Shirley "Kellie" Murphy. We sadly announce the passing of Kellie Murphy following a courageous battle with Leukemia and Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Her amazing inner strength and spirit will live on in our hearts. She leaves behinds her life partner and friend of 37 years, Marie LeBlanc, her brothers: John of Oakland, Ron and sister-in-law Pat of Goshen, MA, Danny and sister-in-law Beverly of Westfield, MA, and sister Dorothy and brother-in-law Bill of…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Murray, Irmgard

                                                                                                                                                                                                service will be held Monday, July 28, at 2 p.m., at the Duckett-J.S.Waterman & Sons Home of Memorial Tribute, 656 Boston Post Road, Rte. 20, Sudbury. The Rev. Erica Robinson Johnson will officiate. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend and may visit from 1 to 2 p.m., prior to the service. Donations in memory of Mrs. Murray should be directed to Parmenter-Wayside Hospice, 266 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01776. For guest book, tributes and additional information, please visit…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Norman, Barbara G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Barbara G. Norman former Billerica town meeting member; 81 BILLERICA Barbara G. (Connors) Norman, age 81, the wife of Robert H. Norman, died Saturday, at their home. She was born in Somerville, November 2, 1926, the daughter of Lawrence and Agnes (Fife) Connors and lived in Somerville before moving to Billerica 45 years ago. Mrs. Norman was a communicant of St. Theresa Church in Billerica, and was a former CCD Teacher. She also served as a Billerica Town Meeting Member for 30 years. She was employed by the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Norman, Barbara G. (Connors)

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Norton, Francis Edward "Flash"

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Norton, Sophie (Cronopulos)

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • O'Toole, Olga E. (Carlson)

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ogoley Jr., Thomas F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Thomas F. Ogoley, Jr. 1944-2008 Chicopee - Thomas F. Ogoley Jr., 64, of Walnut Ave, died July 17, 2008. A committal service with military honors will be held on Monday, July 28, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. at the Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery, Agawam. Visitation will precede the service from 7:30-8:15 am. at New England Funeral & Cremation Center, LLC, 25 Mill Street, Springfield . New England Funeral & Cremation Center, LLC 413-733-1522,

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Oslebo, Richard G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Richard G. Oslebo, 78, formerly of Holden and Rutland, died July 17 in the Hospice of Volusia, Orange City, Florida with his family at his side. Richard is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Marlene M. (Edgren) Oslebo; a daughter, Cynthia L. Lantiegne of Rutland and a son, Gary R. Oslebo of Palm Harbor, Florida. He leaves six grandchildren; Eric, Nathan, and Sara Lantiegne and Damian, Juliet, and Christopher Oslebo. He also leaves one great-grandson, Kody Lantiegne and numerous nieces and nephews. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Owens, Barbara E. (Ridgway-Lappin)

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pacella Sr., Nicholas P.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pagano, Julia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Palumbo, Anita (Luce)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Parent, Laurent D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Laurent D. Parent 1920-2008 WEST SPRINGFIELD - Laurent David Parent, 87, of Piper Road died Sat. at Wingate at West spring-field. He was born July 27th, 1920 in Springfield and has lived in West Springfield all of his life. 20He was the son of the late Eldora (Roy) and Ernest Parent. He worked for years as a carpenter in his family's construction business and later on he worked for Desrosiers and Sons Construction in Chicopee. Laurent was a communicant of St. Louis de France Church in West Spfld. and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Porter, Gregory K.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Prentice, Viola (Crouch)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Viola (Crouch) Prentice, 93, formerly of West Street, died Friday, July 25, 2008 in Holden Nursing Home, after a long illness. She leaves her husband of 69 years, Vernon E. Prentice; two daughters, Gail Ann P. Belanger and her husband Charles F., Jr. of Holden and Marilou P. Barratt and her husband Thomas R. of Myersville, MD; four grandchildren, Michelle B. Shea and her husband Michael of Vienna, VA, Russell E. Barratt and his wife Anna M. of Myersville, Christopher C. Belanger and his wife Christina E.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Presley, Mark W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Prussing, Carl A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Riemer, Anna (Landau)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Romano, Gregg

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ronald L. Rankin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ronald L. Rankin, 76 years old, died on Sunday, July 20, 2008 at the home of his daughter, in Bridgewater, following a brief illness, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Taunton, son of the late Bright and Florence (Hodgkins) Rankin, he was a 1950 graduate of Taunton High School, where he excelled in basketball. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Korean Conflict. He was formerly a member of the Winthrop Street Baptist Church in Taunton. He was employed by the Equitable…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Rowden, Marjorie E. (Dorr)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Marjorie E. (Dorr) Rowden,79, of 76 Hemlock St., died suddenly, Saturday, July 26 at her home. She leaves her husband of 60 years, Webb N. Rowden. Two sons Mark Rowden and his wife Linda and Steven Rowden and his wife Beth all of Leicester, a daughter Gail Provo and her husband Bruce of Rochdale, a sister Annette Tharp of San Antonio, TX. and a brother Roger Dorr and his wife Mary of Worcester, 6 grand children, 10 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by a sister Jane Bronnes. Marge…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sarno, Linda A. (Packer)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Savage, Robert G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Robert G. Savage, 75, formerly of School St., Northbridge, died Sat., July 26, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Rachel L. (Pepin) Savage; 3 children, Stephen R. Savage and his wife Barbara of Milford, Paula A. Fisette and her husband Robert of Uxbridge, and Debra J. DeSantis and her companion Jeffrey Kane of Northbridge; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; a sister, Judy Savage of Rutland; and several nephews and nieces. Born in N. Brookfield on Dec. 29, 1932, he…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Saviano, Janice E. (DiPietro)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Screnci, Antonetta "Dolly" (Cirame)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sheehan, Andrew "Christie"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Shepard, Amy J. (St. John)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Amy J. (St. John) Shepard, 86, of Worcester, died Thursday, July 24th, in the St. Francis Nursing Home, after an illness, surrounded by her family. Her husband, Elmer Shepard, died in 1959. She is survived by a daughter, Carol A. Nisula and her husband Paul of Worcester; a son, Wayne P. Shepard and his wife Diane of Sturbridge; her companion, Francis Ducharme of Worcester; three grandchildren, Tammy Greany, Katrina Fischer, and Wayne Shepard, Jr.; four great-grandchildren, Stephen, Kassandra, Tayla, and…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Smith, Lorraine P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lorraine P. Smith of N. Chelmsford Mrs. Lorraine P. Smith, 67, of N. Chelmsford, MA, formerly of Wilmington, MA, died July 24, 2008. Visiting hours Sun. 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral Service Mon. at 11 a.m. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD. Cremation at Merrimack Cremation Service in Merrimack, NH. Memorials may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Snydeman, William H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Spencer, Madalyn F. (Roberts)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stickney, Richard E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            HOLLISTON Richard E. Stickney, 78, of Holliston, died Friday, July 25, 2008, at the Metro West Medical Center in Framingham. Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late William and Grace (Hutchinson) Stickney. He was the husband of 50 years to Elfreda B. (Heffron) Stickney of Holliston. A lifelong Framingham resident, he was a Framingham High School graduate of 1947 and a 1972 graduate of Northeastern University. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving from 1947 to 1952. He was a member of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Stone, Woodrow E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sullivan, Joseph A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sylvia, Eleanor Marie (Carroll)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Tofuri, Mary A. (Ottariano)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Tremblay, Gerard J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Gerard J. Tremblay 1932 - 2008 CHICOPEE - Gerard J. Tremblay, age 76, passed away on July 22nd at home surr-ounded by his family. He was born in Canada to the late Arthur and Eva (Brochu) Tremblay. He was a communicant of St Rose de Lima Church. He worked as a carpenter for various companies for many years before retiring. He was a very active member of the Knights of Columbus Elder Council #69 in Chicopee. He leaves his loving wife Noelianne (Audet) Tremblay of Chicopee; four daughters France Tremblay and…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Twining, Gail (McNamara)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Vaillancourt, Michael H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Valant, Rudolph E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Halifax Rudolph E. Valant, 87, of Halifax Mobile Estates, formerly of Brockton, died July 22, 2008. Born and raised in Brockton, he was a 1938 graduate of Brockton High School. Rudy was a farmer on Cary Hill for many years and enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening. He was the beloved husband of Mildred (Reed) Valant for 61 years; loving father of Diane Desautels-Morin (and her husband Roland Morin) of Wareham and Reed Valant (and his wife Jayne) of East Bridgewater; devoted grandfather of Romeo LaBonte,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Van Magness, Robert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ventola, Rita (Bompane)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Webster, Mary V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mary V. Webster 1918-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Mary V. (Gray) Webster, 89 formerly of Hermitage Drive, Springfield died Friday July 25, 2008 in Redstone Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, East Longmeadow. Mary was born in Alabama on November 11, 1918 a daughter of the late William and Jenn Gray. Besides her parents Mary was predeceased by her husband Daniel Webster and a brother Clifford Gray. A graveside service for Mary will be held on Tuesday morning July 29, 2008 at 10 a.m. in Hillcrest Park Cemetery, 895…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wendell, Roger J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Roger J. Wendell 1931-2008 EAST LONGMEADOW -Roger Wendell passed away on Thursday, July 24 at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Hatfield, MA on August 25, 1931 to the late Sophie and Chester Wendoloski. He was graduated from Amherst College and received Masters Degrees from the American Institute for Foreign Trade and Springfield Colleges. He was employed by Bank of America in their international sector and later felt privileged to teach and counsel in the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Williams, Bob E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bob E. Williams of Concord, Raytheon retiree, Army vet; 79 CONCORD Bob E. Williams, 79, a longtime Concord resident, died Saturday, July 26, 2008. He was the beloved husband of Jeanne (Collier) Williams who survives him. Bob was born in Witchita, KS on Feb. 17, 1929, a son of the late Charles E. and Sylvia J. (Davis) Williams. He was educated in the Witchita, KS school system. Mr. Williams served in the U.S. Army as a Radio Technician until he was Honorably Discharged in 1952. Bob worked for several defense…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Williams, Janet Marie (Haskell)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Williams, Perry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Williamson, Susan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wilson, Robert J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wojcik, Joseph J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Joseph J. Wojcik 1924 - 2008 CHICOPEE -- Joseph J. Wojcik, 83, of Chicopee, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Monday, July 21, 2008, at the Soldiers Home in Holyoke. Born October 22, 1924, a son of the late Louis and Salomea (Cienciwa) Wojcik, he was a lifelong Chicopee resident. A US Army veteran of World War II, he served in France and Germany as a paratrooper with the rank of Staff Sergeant in the 82nd Airborne Division. Joseph was a retired thirty year compositor for the F.A.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wright, Dorothy M. (Egan)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Alberto R. Mello

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Boston lawyer Egbert who defended politicians dies

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Carlton, Richard G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Charles Paputseanos

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Clara Mae Harrigan, 81

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • DeMerchant, Gary W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Dina Marie Langone, 41

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Diskes, George A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Dobrikas services

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Donna Barlow, advocate for cancer research

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Doris Cormier, 85

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Doris M. Peters

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Earle A. Waters, 79

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Elsie E. Ostrowski

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Erich Schmidt, led anti-Nazi movement

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Fred E. Bradley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • George E. Letendre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Graves, Carol A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Helen Marie Barrett, 80

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Hilda Martin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Irving R. Kusinitz, 96

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Jeannette M. Miskolczi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kathleen T. Leonard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Linda J. Davison, 60

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Margaret Kosloski, worked at Superior Court

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Margaret M. Marsh

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Maria P. Amarello

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Marie Victoria Rock, 94

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Michael W. Chesna Sr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Myron Freedman, 99

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • O'Brien, Shirley A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rev. Donald E. Paige, 91

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Richard C. Dils

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Richard G. Carlton

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Salvatore Borrelli, 93

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Salvatore F. Borrelli, 93

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Stephen Robichau, 55

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Vaga Sullivan, retired UMass cook

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • William B. Castle

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