Sunday, August 3, 2008

Massachusetts Daily Obituaries 08/02/08

  • Alexander, Elinor Pierce

    Elinor Pierce Alexander 1921-2008 CHESTERFIELD, MO - Elinor Pierce Alexander on July 6, 2008, at the Friendship Village of West County Health Center, Chesterfield, MO. Born in Worcester, MA, on October 27, 1921; grew up in Longmeadow, MA; attended Colby Jr. College in New London, NH; married to William W. Alexander for fifty-eight years; mother of Richard (Anne) of St. Charles, MO, Peter (Susie) of Noblesville, IN, and Karen of Ballwin, MO; one grandchild and three step-grandchildren. Elinor found great joy…

    • Alpert Sidney

      ALPERT - SIDNEY ‘Shavey’ of Needham. Entered into rest July 30, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Fora (Brodsky) Alpert. Dear son of the late Samuel and Rose Alpert. Devoted father of Elaine ‘Lainey’ and Daniel Botelho and Loren Alpert Evans. Loving brother of Morris Alpert, Arnold Alpert, Shirley Casey and brother-in-law of Emma Al pert, Audrey and William Callaghan of California, Irma Lazaroff, John Brodsky, Jacque Deschamps, Andrea Babbin, Denise Brodsky and the late Martin Brodsky. Adored…

      • Alpert, Sidney "Shavey"

        • Arakelian, Paul C.

          • Arnold, John B.

            • Bard, Marjorie Jackson

              • Barleycorn, Nathaniel T. (DeVincentis)

                • Bartashy Sr., Joseph J.

                  • Bernier, Rolland L.

                    • Bishai, Wilson Basta

                      • Blanchard, Esther E. (Palumbo)

                        • Blasotto, David P.

                          Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, Aug. 5, at St. Marys Church of Holliston, at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Stephens Cemetery in Framingham. Donations in his memory may be made to either Beacon Hospice, 160 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701; or to Colonial Bassett Hound Rescue, 84 River St., Middleboro, MA 02346.

                          • Bosse, Marguerite M. "Margaret" (Allaire)

                            Marguerite "Margaret" M. (Allaire) Bosse, also known as "Auntie", 98, formerly of Worcester, died peacefully on Thursday, July 31, 2008 in Holden Nursing Home. Her husband, Leo P. Bosse, died in September of 1985. She leaves a nephew, Edward L. Parady and his wife Sandra of Hubbardston; many cousins; and a multitude of great friends who were very faithful in visiting her in the nursing home. Margaret was born in St. Ours, Province of Quebec on December 11, 1909, and was the daughter of…

                            • Brown, Dana S.

                              EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. —Dana S. Brown, 78, of East Syracuse, N.Y., went home to be with the Lord on July 29, 2008, after a short battle with cancer. He was born in West Yarmouth, the son of Carlton E. and M. Gladys Brown. He graduated from Barnstable High School and Wentworth Institute in Boston. He served in Korea with the 78th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gunnery Battalion and was honorably discharged from the Army in 1954 with the rank of Sergeant First Class. He worked for General Electric from 1955 to 1962.…

                              • Brown, Rose L. (Moschella)

                                • Calamita, Kathryn Elizabeth Casey

                                  Kathryn Elizabeth Casey Calamita 1943-2008 CHIPLEY, FL -Kathryn Casey Calamita, 64, of Chipley, FL passed on July 14th. Kathy was born in Portland, ME to Maurice and Eleanor Sullivan Casey. She was a 1961 graduate of St. Mary's High in Westfield, a 1964 graduate of Mercy School of Nursing in Springfield. She is survived by her husband John Calamita, 2 daughters, Angela Kimes, and Carla San Angelo and husband Kenny Sr., a son Danny Calamita, 3 grandchildren, her brother, Maurice Casey and wife, Beth of…

                                  • Campbell, Robert F.

                                    • Carey, Veronica C.

                                      Mass will be celebrated Monday, Aug. 4, at 9 a.m., at St. Bridget's Church, corner of Percival and Sudbury streets, Maynard. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Maynard.

                                      • Carr, Robert "Emmy"

                                        • Caterina, Mary (Murphy)

                                          • Closson, Virginia S.

                                            Augusta, Ga. Virginia Sagar (Burnett) Closson, 89, of Augusta, Ga., entered into rest Friday, July 25, 2008. She was born August 16, 1918, and was a daughter of the late Walter and Eudivilia Gilmore Burnett. She was an area resident for the last eight years and was a member of Pine Forest Baptist Church. Born in Dracut, Mass., she lived in Brockton, Mass., before moving to Lemon Grove, Calif. in 1972, where she retired as a Dietitian Mrs. Closson loved dancing, gardening and was a seamstress. She is…

                                            • Cobuzzi, Albert J.

                                              • Cocuzzo, Joseph G. "Cocuz"

                                                • Coen, Marie T.

                                                • Contois, Paul F.

                                                  Paul F. Contois, 74, of Auburn, died Thursday, July 31st, at home, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family, who together, cared for him and fulfilled his wish to remain in his home. He leaves his loving wife of 48 years, Joan (Laprade) Contois; his son, Ronald Contois and his wife Eileen of Charlton; his two daughters, Kathleen "Kate" Bourassa and her husband Peter of Worcester, and Bonnie Contois of Oxford; his three grandchildren, William Contois, Peter…

                                                  • Coviello, Mary (Botticelli)

                                                    • Crawford, Mary M. (McCarthy)

                                                      • Crocker, Thomas Ellsworth

                                                        Thomas Ellsworth Crocker, 75, of 413 Island Circle East, Dataw Island, died Monday, July 28, 2008 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital. Mr. Crocker was born in Cambridge, MA, a son of the late Richard S. and Esther Gibson Crocker and was raised in Amherst, New Hampshire. He attended public schools, New Hampton Prep and Muskingum College. Most of his working career was spent at Industrial Aluminum, located in Waltham, MA and Bristol, CT. Prior to moving to South Carolina, he lived in Bolton, MA, where he was an…

                                                        • Curran, Joan A. (Irwin)

                                                          • Cutts, Ruthe L.

                                                            • Deneault, Donna R. "Sherry" (Levins)

                                                              Donna R. "Sherry" (Levins) Deneault, 61, passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2008, at home. She leaves three sons, John and Shawn Deneault, Rob and his wife Melissa, all of Worcester; two grandchildren, Joshua and Ashley; and one great grandchild, Lillian. She also leaves two brothers, Adolph and his wife Laura Levins of Shrewsbury, Robert and his wife Betty Levins of Worcester; one sister, Joyce A. Webber of Worcester, and many nieces and nephews. "Sherry" was born in Worcester, daughter…

                                                              • DiDuca, Erminio "Eddy"

                                                                • DiSalvo, Rita J. (Doherty)

                                                                  • Dodero, Denise E.

                                                                    Vienna, Va. Denise E. Dodero, died July 29, 2008, of Vienna, Va., formerly of Brockton, Mass. Loving daughter of Elinor A. Dodero and the late Joseph E. Dodero; sister of Gale Rossides and Steven J. Dodero; sister-in-law of Lynn Cheatwood. She is also survived by her large extended family and her close friend, Kelso. Graduate of Brockton High School and Cornell University, Denise served at Stanford Univ. and recently as Sr. VP of the Association of American Medical Colleges in Washington, DC. Funeral Mass…

                                                                    • Doherty Sr., John P.

                                                                      • Dolan, Robert B.

                                                                        Robert B. Dolan 1927 - 2008 WEST SPRINGFIELD - Robert B. Dolan, 80, of Oxford Place died Saturday, August 02, 2008 at home after a long illness. He was born in Spring-field, the son of Joseph and Mary (McCarthy) Dolan and has lived in West Springfield for the past 55 years. He worked in the finance business for a few years until he joined the work force at Jones Volkswagen for 15 years, then he worked at Balise Motors for 12 years retiring in 1989. During retirement he worked part-time at Saturn of…

                                                                        • Domenico, Joseph

                                                                          • Doyle, Camilla "Millie" (Lanso)

                                                                            • Driscoll, Frederick F.

                                                                              • Eames, William G. "Billy"

                                                                                • Engelsted, John Niels

                                                                                  John Niels Engelsted, 91, of Naples, Florida, formerly of Worcester, Massachusetts, passed away at home on July 21. John was born in 1917 of Danish immigrant parents. He was predeceased by his wife Elsa, and is survived by his six children, Alexandra, Ellen, Karen, Eric, Lisbet and Ingrid and eleven grandchildren. John graduated from the Stevens Institute of Technology with a degree in mechanical engineering and later studied aeronautical engineering at the California Institute of Technology. During WWII he…

                                                                                  • Esmond, Barbara C. (Finn)

                                                                                    • Everett P. Cornell

                                                                                      In Taunton, July 29, 2008 Everett P. “Nabor” Cornell died after a brief illness at the age of 89.  Everett was the husband of Mary (Ventura) Cornell of East Taunton and the former husband of Helen (Chaves) Kay.  He was born in Westport to his late parents Everett P. & Lillian (Hitt) Cornell. Everett was educated in Taunton schools and lived most of his life in East Taunton.  Everett retired from the Taunton Police Dept. in 1974. He then worked for the Dept. of Conservation and Recreation in…

                                                                                      • Farrell, Emily

                                                                                        Emily J. Farrell 1912-2008 PALMER - Emily J. (Janosz) Farrell, 95 of Thorndike, passed away Friday, August 1, 2008 in a local nursing home. Born in Three Rivers, she was the daughter of the late Ignacy and Anna (Moskal) Janosz. She worked for 30 years at Diamond National, Thorndike, in the Quality Control Lab. After she retired, she became active in painting and the arts, and won many awards for her work. She was a communicant of Sts. Peter & Paul Church, a member of the Rosary Sodality, the Polish…

                                                                                        • Fergus, Loretta (Reid)

                                                                                          • Ferolito, Judith Ann (D'Auria)

                                                                                            • Fink, Rosa Angelina Boniface (Bertelli)

                                                                                              Rose Boniface (Bertelli - Fink) 1929 - 2008 WEST SPRINGFIELD - Rosa Angelina (Bertelli) Boniface Fink, 79, of West Springfield passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, July 30, 2008. Born in Springfield, she moved with her family to West Springfield as a young girl and graduated from West Springfield High School. She worked at Mass Mutual, Interstate Bus Company, for years at Bonanza Steak House and Ponderosa. Rose was dining room manager at Burgundy's Steak House for several years. She was a…

                                                                                              • FitzPatrick, Mildred L. (Ray)

                                                                                                Mildred L. (Ray) FitzPatrick, of Holden, passed away peacefully Monday, July 28th, in Holy Trinity Nursing Center, Worcester. Mildred was born in Charlton, to Walter F. and Marion E. (Stone) Ray. She was the wife of the late George M. FitzPatrick, owner of the former FitzPatrick Lumber Company in Worcester. She leaves a sister, Margaret R., wife of Earle D. Whitney of Warminster, PA; five nieces and two nephews. She was predeceased by three sisters, all of Charlton, Ida L. Ray, Hazel M., wife of George…

                                                                                                • Fobert, Paul A.

                                                                                                • Forcellati, Guy J. "Turk"

                                                                                                  • Foster Jr., William F. "Bill"

                                                                                                    William "Bill" F. Foster, Jr., 85, of Worcester passed away peacefully Saturday, August 2nd in his home. He leaves his wife of 58 years, Ruth E. (Maloney) Foster; a son, Stephen G. Foster of Worcester; a daughter, Nancy E. Russell and her husband George of Worcester; a sister, Eileen Desroches and her husband Ernest of Worcester and 8 grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, William Foster, two daughters, Ellen Foster and Marie E. Sullivan and a brother, John Foster. He was born in Worcester,…

                                                                                                    • Fraini, Helen J.

                                                                                                      • Frances, Claire

                                                                                                        • Fryling, Ellen R. (Bailey)

                                                                                                          • Garbin, Remo A. "Ray"

                                                                                                            Remo A. Garbin 1930-2008 WEST SPRINGFIELD - Remo "Ray" A. Garbin, 78, of Woodmont Street died Thursday at Baystate Medical Center. He was born in Springfield on June 10th, 1930 to the late Mary (Disimoi) and John Garbin. He lived in Springfield most of his life before settling in West Spfld. 20 yrs. ago. He was a graduate of Technical High School and later attended Spfld. Technical Community College. John was an engineer and spent many years working at Pratt and Whitney in East Hartford, CT. He…

                                                                                                            • Garvey, Margaret G. (Bailey)

                                                                                                              • Geraghty, Irma C. (Schoener)

                                                                                                                • Gerhard, Carl R. "Dick"

                                                                                                                  • Gonyou, Louis S.

                                                                                                                    Louis S. Gonyou, 74, of 16 Marble St. of Worcester died peacefully on Tuesday July 29th surrounded by his family. His wife Elizabeth E. Gonyou passed away in 2004. He leaves a son, Louis N. Gonyou of Worcester; four daughters, Arlene Turner of Westborough, Charlene Dumais of Rochdale, Tina and Melissa Gonyou both of Worcester. He also leaves a brother, Ronald Gonyou of Maine and two sisters, Lillian Macomb of GA, and Pauline Smith of Alabama. A sister Harriet Brock of GA predeceased him. He was born in…

                                                                                                                    • Gourley, Margaret D. (Doherty)

                                                                                                                      • Greece, Lillian (Rilen)

                                                                                                                        • Greenwood, Laurel V.

                                                                                                                          • Guillemont, John G.

                                                                                                                            • Harlow, Anna M.

                                                                                                                              Miami Anna M. (Butland) Harlow, age 93, of Miami, formerly of Middleboro, Mass., died July 17. She was the devoted wife of the late Woodrow W. Harlow; loving mother of Carol A. Harlow and her husband Jeffrey Kaplan of Miami and the late Ruth L. Harlow; sister of the late William Butland and the late Louise Shaw; aunt of Marjorie Kenyon of Carver, Mass., and John Butland of Maine. Anna was the longtime dietician for MCI Bridgewater. Funeral services private. Donation's in memory of Anna may be sent to…

                                                                                                                              • Hayes, Catherine Rita

                                                                                                                                • Hedges, Joseph Raymond Edward

                                                                                                                                  • Heffron, Claire L. (Lacey)

                                                                                                                                    • Hesselschwerdt, Margaret M. (O'Brien)

                                                                                                                                      • Horgan, Dr. Ellen Somers

                                                                                                                                        Dr. Ellen Somers Horgan, 79, died peacefully of natural causes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during the week of July 14. Dr. Horgan received her PhD in sociology at the University of Missouri in 1968 and for the next twenty years taught and performed research at the University of Missouri, the University of Louisville, and California Polytechnic University. Ellen grew up in Worcester, Massachusetts where she excelled at sports and academics. At the age of 15 she set a world speed skating record. She was…

                                                                                                                                        • House Jr., Gerald W. "Jerry"

                                                                                                                                          • Hudson, Frank P. "Sid"

                                                                                                                                            • Hurley, Stephanie M.

                                                                                                                                              Second Lieutenant (2LT), Stephanie M. Hurley, 23, 5 of Prospect St., Brookfield, died July 29, 2008 in North Carolina after a sudden illness. She was born in Worcester the daughter of James M. Hurley Jr. & Christine M. (Laporte) Hurley of Brookfield. She is also survived by two sisters; Jennifer Hurley and Kimberly Hurley; a brother James M. Hurley III, a niece Rylie Hurley all of Brookfield; her maternal grandparents Robert Laporte of Brookfield, Corinne Allen and her husband Robert of East Brookfield;…

                                                                                                                                              • Hynes, Clare L. (Dunn)

                                                                                                                                                • Ieni, Antonio

                                                                                                                                                • James, Mildred A. (Perkins)

                                                                                                                                                  • Jenne, Jessie

                                                                                                                                                    Jessie Jenne of Chelmsford Jessie (Griffiths) Jenne, 92, a longtime resident of Chelmsford, and formerly of Berlin, NY, died on Monday, July 28, 2008. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday morning at 11 o'clock at the Central Congregational Church, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mrs. Jenne's name to the Memorial Fund at the Central Congregational Church, 1 Worthen St., Chelmsford, MA 01824. Arrangements by Blake Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                    • Johnson, Edith Jeanette (Cahoon)

                                                                                                                                                      • Jones, David W. "Jonesy"

                                                                                                                                                        • Keene, Kevin F.

                                                                                                                                                          • Khirallah, Florence L.

                                                                                                                                                            Florence L. Khirallah of Medford Florence L. (Abizaid) Khirallah, of Medford, July 31, age 88. Beloved wife of the late Charles R.Devoted mother of Lawrence C. of Merrimack, NH, formerly of Chelmsford, and Joseph C. and his wife, Diane of Harwich and Menlo Park, CA. Cherished sister of Mae DeChristoforo of Millis, Agnes Battagila of Milton, and the late George, Mitchell, Joe, Minerva, Marie and Mamie. Mother-in-law of Lynette Khirallah. Loving "Sitto" of Gregory, Michael and Robert. Also survived…

                                                                                                                                                            • Khirallah, Florence L. (Abizaid)

                                                                                                                                                              • Konrad, Arthur E.

                                                                                                                                                                Arthur E. Konrad HOLYOKE - Mr. Arthur E. (Ike) Konrad, 93, of 60 Mayer Drive, Holyoke. Retired member of the Holyoke Police Dept. died Thursday at Wingate of West Springfield surrounded by his loving family. Born in Holyoke the son of the late William and Marie Stallman. Educated in Holyoke schools. He was a member of the Holyoke Police Dept for over 38 years retiring 28 years ago. He was a Veteran of WWII, US Navy Chief Petty Officer & Security Officer. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church of…

                                                                                                                                                                • Kopp, Alphonse

                                                                                                                                                                  • Kozak, Virginia Frances (Miele)

                                                                                                                                                                    • Lafond, Clement J. "Clem"

                                                                                                                                                                      Clement J. Lafond 1925 2008 CHICOPEE Clement J. "Clem" Lafond, 83, of the Fairview section of Chicopee was Called Safely Home on Thursday, July 31, 2008 from his home surrounded by the care and comfort of his loving family. He was born in Holyoke on May 28, 1925, a beloved son of the late Arthur J. and Delia (Gouin) Lafond. He was raised in Holyoke and moved to the Fairview section of Chicopee in 1955. He served his country in the United States Navy during World War II and later during the Korean…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Lane, Mary "Blanche" (Adams)

                                                                                                                                                                        Mary 'Blanche' (Adams) Lane of Chelmsford, MA, homemaker; 78 CHELMSFORD Mrs. Mary "Blanche" (Adams) Lane, of Chelmsford, died Saturday, August 2, 2008, at Lowell General Hospital, after a short battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of the late David P. Lane, Jr. the former Vice President of Demoulas Markets, who died in January of 1994. She was born March 8, 1930 in Cambridge, MA. the daughter of the late Ralph and Florence (Kelly) Adams. She was a graduate of Woburn High School…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Lane, Mary Blanche (Adams)

                                                                                                                                                                          • Lang, Edna M. (Anderson)

                                                                                                                                                                            • Latak, Jean E. (Taber)

                                                                                                                                                                              • Lawrence, Edward

                                                                                                                                                                                who wish may make memorial contributions in his name to St. Anthony Church, 895 Central St., Lowell, MA 01852. Funeral Director, Walter F. Bayliss Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                                • Leahy, Margaret E. (Molander)

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Leone, Michael F.

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Longo, Dorothy Brockway

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lowery, Terry Girard

                                                                                                                                                                                        Terry Girard Lowery, 45, of Auburn, passed away after succumbing to lung cancer Friday, August 1, 2008 in the Rose Monahan Hospice, Worcester. She leaves her husband of 25 years, Leslie C. Lowery, a son, David L. Lowery and a daughter, Marie Carol Lowery, all at home. She also leaves her parents, Joseph R. Girard and Mary Fallon Girard, a brother, Joseph Girard, three sisters, Marie wife of Russell Prouty, Margaret Girard and Nancy Webster, all of Auburn. She was predeceased by a sister, Sheila Van Cott,…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Marshall Jr., James F.

                                                                                                                                                                                          James F. Marshall, Jr., 37, of Worcester, passed away, Saturday, August 2nd. Arrangements which are incomplete are under the care of CALLAHAN & FAY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 61 Myrtle Street.

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Martin, Arthur D.

                                                                                                                                                                                            Brockton Arthur D. Martin, 67, lifelong of Brockton, died Aug. 1, 2008, after a lengthy illness. A 1959 graduate of Brockton High School, he served in the U.S. Army during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was employed as a deli manager for First National store for 20 years and then worked for the City of Brockton and Waste Management. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. Arthur was the beloved husband of Evelyn (Shimkus); loving father of Stephen Martin, Lt. Christopher Martin, B.F.D. (and his wife Melanie) and…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mary Delvina Amaral

                                                                                                                                                                                              Taunton: Mary Delvina 'Del' (Larrabee) Amaral, a Taunton resident for over 26 years, and who had also been a resident of the Arbors of Taunton, died on Thursday, July 31,2008 at the Taunton Nursing Home, after a brief illness. She was 94 years of age. She was the wife of the late Gilbert Amaral Sr. Mary was born in Bangor, Me. on April 12, 1914 and was the daugh ter of the late Frank David Larrabee and Mary Viola (Cushing) Larrabee. Prior to her retirement, she worked part time at Foreman's,…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • McLaughlin, Rita

                                                                                                                                                                                                • McNamara, Daniel J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                • McQuade, Catherine C. "Kay"

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Catherine C. 'Kay' McQuade of Lowell, UMass Lowell retiree; 82 LOWELL Catherine C. "Kay" McQuade, a longtime Lowell resident, died Friday, August 1, 2008, at a local nursing home. She was 82. Born in Lowell on July 27, 1926, she was a daughter of the late John A. and Susan M. (McGirr) McQuade. She had been employed by The University of Massachusetts at Lowell as the Assistant Director of Payroll. She was a member of the League of Catholic Women and a member of the Middlesex Women's…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Melanson, Frank

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Merrill, Dorothy A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Merriman, Daniel C. (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Monahan, John Henry

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Moriarty, Mary E. (Igoe)

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Murphy, Daniel F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Murphy, Teresa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Nelson, Robyn M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • O'Brien, Mary R. (McLaughlin)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ocasio, Nelson E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ojerholm, Richard C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Richard C. Ojerholm, 82, of Auburn died unexpectedly Thursday in St. Vincent Hospital after an illness, surrounded by loved ones. He is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Ruth (Ruksnaitis) Ojerholm. He was the loving father of Judithann Burke and her husband Michael, of Duxbury, and Jane Balchunas, and her husband Philip, of St. Cloud FL. He also leaves 4 adoring grandchildren; Robinson, Anna-Jane and Katharine Murphy, and Jennifer Balchunas. He also leaves a dear brother; Alan H. Ojerholm, of North…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Padilla, Phillip J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Phillip J. Padilla 1978 - 2008 NEW PORT RICHEY, FL - Phillip John ("P.J.") Padilla, (aka "DJ Phaze") was called to heaven following a motorcycle accident on July 17th near his home in New Port Richey, FL. He was born in Springfield, MA, graduated from Granby High, MA in 1997, moved to Florida in 2004 and was employed with Echezabal & Associates, Inc. as a surveyor. He leaves his wife, Paula (Thomas), and their twins, Nathaniel Alexander and Alexia Marie (who turn 2 August 17th), his…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Paladino Jr., Anthony J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Anthony J. Paladino Jr. of Lowell, avid sports fan; 52 LOWELL Anthony J. Paladino Jr., 52, a resident of Lowell, died Friday, August 1, 2008, at Lowell General Hospital, following a courageous battle with Cancer. Born in Lowell on July 11, 1956, he was a son of Anthony J. Paladino Sr. of Hernando, FL who survives him and the late Rita (Lamoureux) Paladino. Tony enjoyed Karaoke, and was an avid sports fan. In addition to his father, survivors include a son, Anthony J. Paladino, III and his wife, Melissa of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Paquin, Wilfred A. "Bill"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Wilfred Paquin 1933-2008 CHICOPEE Wilfred "Bill" A. Paquin, 75, died July 31, 2008 at home. He was born in Newport, Vermont on July 26, 1933 to Alfred and Nellie (Johnson) Paquin. Bill was a railroad engineer for 40 years, retiring from Amtrak in 1990. His beloved wife Gisele (Pare) Paquin died July 31, 2003. Bill leaves his loving daughters, Patricia O'Brien and her husband Mike of Cairo, Georgia, Gisele Everett of Southwick, Theresa Chiarizio and her husband Jonathan of Holyoke, Laurie…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Passarini, Adolpho

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Perry, Gordon Theodore

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pfeifer, Ronella T. (Tobey)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Phillips, Mary C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Phillips, Maxine A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Plante, Richard A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Richard A. Plante, 79, of Linwood St., died Sat., Aug 2, at Milford Regional Hospital, after being stricken ill. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Theresa L. (Jacques) Plante; 3 sons, Richard D. Plante of Salem, MA, Kenneth M. Plante and Robert P. Plante of North Uxbridge; 4 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Edward Plante of Milford and Ronald Plante of Worcester and several nephews and nieces. Born on March 30, 1929, in Linwood, MA, he was the son of the late Rosaire and Bertha…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Powell, John S. "Jack"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Reid, Antoinette "Toni"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              home from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 3. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Walden Nephrology Dialysis Clinic, 56 Winthrop St., Concord, MA 01742. Visit her online memorial at .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Renter, Karen L. (Luciani)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Revasz, Gabriella D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Gabriella D. Revasz of Chelmsford, Raytheon retiree CHELMSFORD, MA Gabriella D. Revasz, of Spruce Woods, Durham, New Hampshire, and Chelmsford, Massachusetts, died Wednesday, July 30th, after a lengthy illness. Gabriella was born Gabriella D. Muranyi, in 1931 in Miskolc, Hungary, and lived in Mezotarkany, Hungary as a child. After meeting a handsome military officer and lawyer in the Hungarian Court she started her family with the birth of a daughter Edda and son Csaba. In November of 1956, her life changed…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Robak, Jane B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Jane B. Robak 1927 - 2008 CHICOPEE - Jane B. (Lapa) Robak, 81, of Chicopee, a retired assembler for North east Cable Co. of Spring field, died on Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at home. She also worked for the former F. W. Sickles Corp. and A. G. Spalding Co. now Callaway Golf of Chicopee. Jane was born on May 23, 1927 in Chicopee and was a life long resident. She was the daughter of the late John and Caroline (Czelusniak) Lapa. She was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church. After retirement, Jane's…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Robinson Sr., Donald H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Donald H. Robinson, Sr. 1924 - 2008 FEEDING HILLS Donald H. Robinson, Sr., 83, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 31, 2008 in Mercy Medical Center. Born in the Thompsonville section of Enfield, son of the late John and Belle (Weaver) Robinson, he moved to Feeding Hills in 1949. Donald worked as a manager at A & P Grocery Stores for forty-two years, retiring in 1986. He was a Merchant Marine and then was an Army veteran of World War II. He enjoyed camping, boating, music, woodworking and his…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rock, Regina M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Regina M. Rock 1922 - 2008 AGAWAM---Regina M. (Houle) Rock, 86, formerly of 18 Mountainview St., died Thursday in Harborside Healthcare of Westfield. Born & educated in Manc-hester, NH, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred & Delvina Houle, and had been a resident of Agawam since 1950. Regina was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church, and a member of the Disabled American Veterans, Women's Auxiliary, Chapter 55. She is survived by two daughters, Marilyn Desrosiers and her husband…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rowe, Shirley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Shirley Rowe of Hollis, NH Shirley (Fuller) Rowe, 81, of Hollis, NH, died July 30. You are invited to Her Calling Hours 4 until 8 p.m. on Saturday. On Monday, Her Funeral will begin at 8 a.m. at the McDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL (978 OR 800) 458-6816. Her Funeral Mass will be offered at IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH at 9 a.m. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. Memorials in her name to the Arthritis Foundation , 6 Chenell Dr., #260, Concord, NH 03301. E-condolence site…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Scott B. Ducharme-DeCosta

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      EASTON- Scott B. Ducharme-DeCosta, 39, a life long resi dent of Easton died unexpectedly Saturday at Morton Hospital in Taunton. He was the husband of Joyce (Lueck) DeCosta. Born in Green field on April 19, 1969, a son of the late Karen DeCosta, he was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. Scott was employed as a cable technician for Comcast. He was a member of the Outlaw's Motorcycle Club and was an active volunteer of the Knights of Columbus Council 238 in Easton. He enjoyed…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sedani, Julia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Brockton Julia (Trojano) Sedani, 92, of Brockton, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2008, while visiting her daughter in Fort Myers, Fla. She was the wife of the late Louis Sedani. Born May 26, 1916, in Brockton, she was a daughter of the late Pasquale and Gianna (Iacobbaci) Trojano. Julia was a lifelong resident of Brockton. Julia formerly worked as hair stylist. She was a member of the Ladies Auxillary VFW in Abington. Julia loved dancing, trips to the mall and dining out. She was married to her late husband, Louis,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Seppi, Bernice S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bernice S. Seppi of Nashua, NH Bernice S. "Bunny" (Cain) Seppi, of Nashua, NH formerly of Stoneham July 31, 2008 at age 71. Beloved and Devoted wife of 51 years to Walter A. Seppi, Sr. Loving mother and best friend of Walter A. Seppi, Jr., Bruce A. Seppi and his wife, Michelle, and Cindy L. Belley and her husband, Jean. Cherished grandmother of Melissa, Timothy, Danny, Jennifer, and Zachary; and great-granddaughter, Ayva. Dear sister of Debbie Yount and her husband, Dale. Daughter of the Late…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Justin Shaver (1989-2008) INDIAN ORCHARD - Justin Nathaniel Shaver, 19, of 44 Montgomery Street, departed this life on Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at Westfield State College. Born in Springfield, he graduated from the High School of Commerce, where he was a member of the football team. He also played football for 5-A and for Cathedral High School. He was a member of United House of Prayer and sang in the youth choir. Justin was employed by Keystone Woods. He was known as a very mature articulate young man. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sidney Alpert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SIDNEY 'Shavey' of Needham. Entered into rest July 30, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Fora (Brodsky) Alpert. Dear son of the late Samuel and Rose Alpert. Devoted father of Elaine 'Lainey' and Daniel Botelho and Loren Alpert Evans. Loving brother of Morris Alpert, Arnold Alpert, Shirley Casey and brother-in-law of Emma Al pert, Irma Lazaroff, John Brodsky, Jacque Deschamps, Andrea Babbin, Denise Brodsky and the late Martin Brodsky. Adored grandfather of Allison Rose Evans and Rachael…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sikorski, Myron J. "Monty"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Myron J. Sikorski 1929-2008 PALMER- Myron J. (Monty) Sikorski, 78, passed away Friday, August 1, 2008 at the Amherst Nursing Home. Born in Whately, MA, he was the son of the late Frank and Stella (Wolinska) Sikorski. Monty was the proprietor of the Hatfield Market for 28 years, and Fire Chief of the Hatfield Fire Dept. for 27 years, (1963-1989). His first wife, Virginia (Kapinos) died in 1985. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy (Magiera); 3 sons, Robert and his wife, Carol of Bondsville, Gerald of…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Peter Slepchuk 1923-2008 LONGMEADOW - Long-time business owner Peter Slepchuk passed away at home on July 23, 2008. He was born in Springfield on October 16, 1923 and attended Springfield schools. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Thuban, an attack cargo ship. He was assigned to a landing craft and fought in the battles of Tarawa, Saipan, and Tinian against the Japanese in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. After being honorably discharged from the Navy, he returned to Springfield where he…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Strangis, Pearl L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brockton Pearl L. Strangis, 72 years, of Brockton, died Friday, August 1, 2008, after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born, raised and educated in Brockton, a daughter of the late Armand and Rose L. (Coit) Strangis, Sr. She had been employed for many years by various shoe manufacturing companies in Brockton. Pearl enjoyed spending time with family and friends, bingo, playing cards and trips to Foxwoods. She was also an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and Elvis Presley. She is survived by a sister, Mary…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Tasch Jr., Alfred P. "Al"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Alfred P. 'Al' Tasch Jr. of Lawrence, avid fisherman; 43 LAWRENCE Alfred P. "Al" Tasch Jr., age 43, of Lawrence, died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 31, at Lawrence General Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Paula J. (Bourassa) Tasch with whom he had celebrated a 14th wedding anniversary in May. Al was born in Abington, PA on June 4, 1965, the son of Alfred and Lois (Lutz) Tasch of Horsham, PA who survive him. He was educated through Horsham schools, and received a bachelors degree in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Tauscher, Jean D. "Meme" (Tanguay)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Brockton Donna Marie Thrasher, age 45 years, passed away unexpectedly Monday, July 28, at her sons home in Norwood. Born in Brockton, she was a daughter of Frances E. (Carrico) Rosanna of Brockton and the late Ralph N. Thrasher. Donna was a lifelong resident of the city of Brockton. She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother, who thoroughly enjoyed watching her grandchildren daily and was looking forward to the arrival of her third grandchild. In addition to her mother, she is survived by a…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  William J. "Bill" Trudeau, 60, of Worcester died Thursday, July 31, in the Rose Monahan Hospice Residence, 10 Judith Rd. He leaves his wife of 25 years, Mary R. Ballon–Trudeau; a son, Scot J. Trudeau of Auburn; a daughter, Nicole M. Trudeau of Worcester; a brother, Charles Trudeau of Londonderry, N.H.; a sister, Donna Trudeau of Prescott, AZ, and several nephews and nieces. He was born in Worcester and then lived in Spencer and has lived in Worcester for 40 years. Mr. Trudeau was a warehouse…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Trulson, Ruby F. (Hinch)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ruby F. (Hinch) Trulson, 90, of Worcester, died peacefully on Friday, August 1st, at Holden Nursing Home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anton H. Trulson and her son, John G. Trulson. She leaves her daughter, Judith Renkawitz and her husband Paul of Chatham, MA; a son, David L. Trulson and his wife, Linda of Paxton; a daughter-in-law, Kathleen Trulson of Mettawa, IL; four granddaughters, Laura, Katherine, Eleanor and Emily; four grandsons, Andrew, Mark, Christian and Eric. Ruby cherished her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Tucker, Elinor E. (Reed)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Elinor E. (Reed) Tucker, 70 passed into God's care on August 1, 2008 surrounded by her family. She leaves her husband of 51 years, George A. Tucker; two son's: Kevin G. Tucker, Steven R. Tucker of Hopkington, MA. She was predeceased by her brother George Reed of Brookfield, MA. Elinor was born in Brookfield, MA the daughter of Leslie and Elizabeth (Galloway) Reed. After graduation from Tantasqua High School in 1956, she was employed as a legal secretary at a large insurance firm in Worcester, MA.…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        .com for additional information. Donations in his memory sent to the St. Vincent dePaul Society, c/o Church of the Resurrection, 725 Cascade Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94087, would be appreciated. Local arrangements are under the direction of the Charles F. Oteri & Son Franklin Funeral Home, 33 Cottage St., Franklin.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Richard C. Creeden of Danvers, a World War II veteran and jazz musician, died unexpectedly Monday at his home....

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Urbach, Robert R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Robert R. Urbach, 61, of 20 King St, died Tuesday, July 22, 2008, in UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus, after a long illness. He leaves his mother, Rita (Vaan) Urbach of Somers, NY; a brother, Ronald R. Urbach of New York City; a nephew and two nieces, Joshua, Kathryn, and Jennifer Urbach, all of Pawling, NY. He was born in Ulm, Germany, son of the late Rudolph Urbach. He graduated from Littleton High School in Littleton, MA, and attended William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Warwick, Mary T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mary T. Warwick of Littleton, worked at town store; 81 LITTLETON Mary Teresa Warwick left us on July 31, 2008 to be with her loving parents, Samuel and Nellie (Bywater) Forcino, and sister, Ann (Forcino) English, and brother Samuel Forcino Jr. Mary was born on February 27, 1927 in Groton, MA. She starred on the Groton girls basketball team and, after graduating from Groton High School went on to Wilfred Academy in Boston. She became a licensed beautician in 1945. Several years later, she took on a new role…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Willsey, Sheila J. (Kelley)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Shelia J. (Kelley) Willsey, 59, of Green Rd. died Thur. July 31 surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by 2 sons Glenn R. Willsey Jr. and his wife Trecie with whom she lived, and Daniel Willsey of Linwood; 3 daughters Cynthia Barszcz of Northbridge, Tammy Willsey of Whitinsville and Sherry Dixon of Linwood; 10 grandchildren Amanda, Zac, Michael, Alicia, Carissa, Josh, Anita, Brianna, Samuel and C.J.; 4 great grandchildren Rhian, Jadiah, Kahlyi and Mya; her father Charles Kelley of Linwood; her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Woolfall, Isabelle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  may call at the PELHAM FUNERAL HOME, 11 NASHUA RD, PELHAM, NH from 4 to 8 P.M. Monday. Her Funeral will take place from the Funeral Home Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock followed by a Funeral Mass at ST. PATRICK CHURCH in PELHAM at 10 o'clock. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215 or to the Pelham Building Expansion Fund, 8 Nashua…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Anthony Frothingham, a kind gentleman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Arthur Konrad, Holyoke police officer

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