Monday, August 4, 2008

Massachusetts Daily Obituaries 08/04/08

  • Allen, Richard F.

    East Bridgewater Richard F. Dick Allen, 72, formerly of Whitman, died August 2, in Brigham & Womens Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Judith (Stafford) Allen. Born in Quincy, he was a son of the late Charles and Dorothy (Young) Allan. Dick served in the U.S. Air Force from 1954 to 1955. He worked for Micro Tool of Pembroke for 10 years and was a resident of Whitman for 18 years before his move to East Bridgewater 12 years ago. He was a very active and founding member of the Calvary Baptist Church…

    • 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…

      • Author Alexander Solzhenitsyn dies at 89

        MOSCOW - Russian news agencies say author Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the Nobel prize-winning chronicler of the horrors...

        • Barleycorn, Nathaniel T. (DeVincentis)

          • Betts, Sharon K.

            Sharon K. Betts of Haverhill, formerly of Lowell; 49 HAVERHILL Sharon K. (Farrington) Betts, age 49, formerly of Lowell, died Friday, August 1, 2008, at her home in Haverhill. She is the wife of Everett W. Betts, to whom she had been married for 30 years. Born in Lowell, December 20, 1958, she was the daughter of Leo F. Farrington, and his wife, Claire of Pepperell, and Gloria (Paquin) Farrington Gaudette of Nashua, NH, and had attended Lowell schools. Sharon loved the beach, and enjoyed trips to Maine and…

            • Blake, Alta M.

              Hospital, Oncology Unit, 2033 Main St., Athol, MA 01331. For further information or to share a memory with the family, visit us online at: .

              • Blanchard, Esther E.

                • Brennan, Robert

                  • Brolin, Sophie M. (Myhal)

                    • Bumpus, John F.

                      • Carlisle, Richard V.

                        and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday, 4-8 p.m. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery, Weymouth. Donations in Richards memory may be made to New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston MA 02108 or American Diabetes Assoc., 330 Congress St., Boston, MA 02210. McDonald-funeral

                        • Caterina, Mary (Murphy)

                          • Cillo, Giovanni "John"

                            • Clancy, Francis E. "Sarg"

                              • Clegg Jr., Gary James

                                Gary James Clegg Jr. Local Machinist, Woodworking LOWELL Gary J. Clegg Jr., 40, a longtime Lowell and Dracut resident, and the beloved son of Ellen (Boyle) Clegg of Lowell and Gary J. Clegg Sr. of Lowell, died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 31, 2008. Gary was born and educated in Lowell, having attended the Rogers Middle School and Lowell High School. For many years, Gary was employed as a machinist with General Woodworking. An avid sports fan, Gary loved the Boston Red Sox. As a young man, Gary enjoyed…

                                • Cobuzzi, Albert J.

                                  • Cotton, Claire E. (McRae)

                                    Claire E. (McRae) Cotton, 93, died Saturday, August 2, 2008 at the University Commons Nursing Care Center. She was born October 7, 1914 in Athol, Massachusetts, daughter of G. William McRae and Minnie D. (Tatro) McRae. She was a graduate of Athol High School. She was predeceased by her husband of 70 years, Alfred J. Cotton in January and by her sister, Ruth (McRae) Callahan. She leaves two sons, Alfred J. Cotton, Jr. of Worcester and John W. Cotton and his wife Michelle of South Dennis; two grandsons and…

                                    • Coughlin, Mary M. (Norton)

                                      • Crocker, Helen L. (Dwyer)

                                        • Cruickshank, John

                                          John Cruickshank 1924 - 2008 SPRINGFIELD- John "Jack" Cruickshank, 84, passed away on Sunday, August 3, 2008. A lifelong resident of Spfld. Jack was born on January 2, 1924, the son of the late James and Agnes (Youngson) Cruickshank. He was educated locally and was a graduate of Technical High School. He resided in the Forest Park Section of Springfield. Jack was a proud veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and served during WWII. Jack was employed as a manager for the New England Telephone Co. and…

                                          • David Niehaus, 64, judge who jailed dad over daughter’s GED

                                            HAMILTON, Ohio - A judge who made headlines for sending a father to jail over his daughter’s failure to get...

                                            • David W. Jones

                                              David W. “Jonesy” Jones of Melrose, a master carpenter, died Wednesday at the MetroWest Medical Center...

                                              • Dean, Gary S.

                                                Gary S. Dean, 51, died Friday, Aug. 1st after being stricken ill, while on vacation in Maine. He leaves his wife of 29 years, Susan M. (Fabbri) Dean; two sons, Craig A. Dean and Kyle R. Dean both of Millbury; his mother, Norma L. (Gravel) Dean of Chicopee; two brothers, Rick Dean of Chicopee and Jeff Dean of Houston, TX; two sisters, Robin Hurst of Falmouth and Karen Hensley of Simsbury, CT; nephews and nieces. He was born in Worcester and is predeceased by his father, Roy J. Dean. He graduated from Western…

                                                • Dillon, William J.

                                                • 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, John F. "Jack"

                                                    • Donovan, Margaret L. (Breen)

                                                      • Edna M. Lang

                                                        Edna M. (Anderson) Lang of Arlington, a secretary, died Thursday at her home. She was 92. She was born...

                                                        • Emanuele, Anthony N.

                                                          • 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…

                                                                • Fay, Mary Jane

                                                                  • Finamore, Rose "Rosie" (Fantasia)

                                                                    • Fisher Sr., Douglas

                                                                      may call at the PELHAM FUNERAL HOME, 11 NASHUA RD, PELHAM, NH from 4 to 8 P.M. Tuesday. His Funeral Service will be held Wednesday morning at the PELHAM FUNERAL HOME at 10:30 A.M. Burial in the Gibson Cemetery. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the American Heart Assn., 2 Wall St., Manchester, NH 03101. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O'Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (603) 635-3333.

                                                                      • Flanagan, Ina E.

                                                                        Ina E. Flanagan 1915-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Ina E. (Morehouse) Flanagan, 92, of Springfield, widow of John M. Flanagan, passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 1, 2008. Ina was born on November 27, 1915, in Suffield, Connecticut, daughter of the late Albert and Eliza Jane Morehouse. She leaves a son, Richard Albertowicz formerly of Westfield, and two daughters, Nancy Albert of Agawam and Carol McGovern of Springfield; one granddaughter, Diane (Art) Lawler of Ludlow; five grandsons, Mark (Monica) McGovern…

                                                                        • Flash, Selma (Cooperman)

                                                                          • Fobert, Paul A.

                                                                            • Forcellati, Guy J. "Turk"

                                                                              • Fraini, Helen J. "JoAnne" (Hughes)

                                                                                • Gabriella Revasz

                                                                                  Gabriella D. (Muranyi) Revasz of Durham, N.H., an employee of Raytheon and former Massachusetts resident, died...

                                                                                  • Geraghty, Irma C. (Schoener)

                                                                                    • Gilmore, Luke Y.

                                                                                      Luke Y. Gilmore, 19, of Pommogussett Road, died Saturday, August 2, 2008 from injuries suffered in an accident. Funeral Arrangements are under the care of Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main Street, Holden.

                                                                                      • Greaves, Dr. Alan R.

                                                                                        • Hartin Sr., Francis J. "Pal"

                                                                                          • Harvey, Elva E.

                                                                                            Elva E. Harvey SPRINGFIELD Elva E. (Toutant) Harvey, 58, died peacefully on Friday, August 1 at Mercy Care Center with her family and friends by her side. Born in Washington, DC, October 1, 1949, she grew up in Three Rivers and has lived in Sixteen Acres for 22 years. She worked as a hairdresser in the area for many years, attending to nursing home patients. She will be deeply missed by her mother Melva (Hull) Toutant of Belchertown, along with her husband Jay Harvey, her son Johnny Santos and his wife Lynn…

                                                                                            • Hayes, Catherine Rita

                                                                                              • Hebert, Raymond V.

                                                                                                Raymond V. Hebert 1936 2008 CHICOPEE Raymond V. "Ray" Hebert, 71, of the Fairview section of Chicopee was Called Safely Home on Saturday, August 2, 2008 surrounded by the care and comfort of his loving family. He was born at home in Chicopee on December 13, 1936, a beloved son of the late Evariste and Loretta V. (Hebert) Hebert. He was raised in Chicopee and moved to the Fairview section in 1963. He served his country in the United States Army and attained the rank of Private First Class. Ray…

                                                                                                • Helen P. Kamin

                                                                                                  Helen P. (Parlett) Kamin of Maplewood, N.J., formerly of Chelsea and Brookline, a homemaker, died Thursday at Overlook...

                                                                                                • Herholz Jr., John August

                                                                                                  John August Herholz, Jr., 65, of Fort Walton Beach, FL, formerly of Leicester, passed away on July 10th, 2008. He is survived by his brother Bruce R. Herholz of Spencer. He is predeceased by his father John August Herholz Sr., his mother Salley (Underhill) Herholz, and his sister Joann Waite. John graduated from North High in Worcester in 1961 and Worcester Industrial Technical Institute in 1963. After graduating from WITI, John served in the United States Navy on the destroyer tender the U.S.S Arcadia.…

                                                                                                  • Hill, Josephine E. (Forest)

                                                                                                    • Houghton, Carmella D. (Harris)

                                                                                                      • House Jr., Gerald W. "Jerry"

                                                                                                        • Ingham, Doris

                                                                                                          Doris Ingham GRANBY, Doris (Stevenson) Ingham, 90, of Pheasant Hill died Sunday, August 3 at Holyoke Medical Center with her family by her side. Born in Holyoke on April 29, 1918 she was the daughter of the late James and Mary (Morrison) Stevenson. She grew up in Holyoke and moved to Granby in 1950. She worked for many years for the previous Albert Steiger Co. and for 16 years at Foodmart in S. Hadley. She was a former member of the United Church of Christ in Granby and also had been a member of the Order…

                                                                                                          • John F. Seiberling, Ohio congressman

                                                                                                            COPLEY, Ohio - Former Rep. John F. Seiberling, who served on the committee that led impeachment hearings against...

                                                                                                            • Johnson, David C.

                                                                                                              David C. Johnson, 56, of Dennisport, passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2008. Born on October 3, 1951 in Worcester, MA, he was passionate about living on Cape Cod; being surrounded by the sea gave him the most pleasure. To know him was undoubtedly to love him, for his unique sense of humor never failed to bring tears to your eyes with laughter. He had a deep love for music, nature, woodworking, and all things of the ocean. He worked for Stello Construction Inc. and despite being an extremely talented finish…

                                                                                                              • Johnson, Robert W.

                                                                                                                • Jones, David W. "Jonesy"

                                                                                                                  • Keenan, Mary E. (Mulroy)

                                                                                                                    • Kelley, Dorothy

                                                                                                                      Dorothy Kelley Littleton, retired teacher, avid gardener; 95 LITTLETON Dorothy (Carr) Kelley, 95, of Tahattawan Road, Littleton, died on August 1, 2008, at Rivercourt Residences in Groton. She was born in Fitchburg on January 19, 1913, daughter of the late John and Maude (Sawin) Carr. She grew up in the Gardner, Winchendon, and Keene, NH area, and was a graduate of Gardner High School. She then attended Fitchburg State Teachers College where she received a Teaching Degree. Dorothy taught in Winchendon and…

                                                                                                                      • Kelley, Marian A. (Weston)

                                                                                                                        Marian A. (Weston) Kelley, 86, of Worcester, passed away peacefully, Thursday, July 31st, surrounded by family. Marian's husband of 59 years, Frederick Kelley, passed away in October of 2007; she is survived by her two children, Thomas A. Kelley and his wife Vickie of Webster, Alicia M. Nottage and her husband Stanley of Oxford; a sister, Dorothy Manley of Sudbury; many nieces, nephews and cousins including Winifred Weston; a brother, Thomas Webster pre deceased her. She was born in Newport R.I.,…

                                                                                                                        • Kelly, Dorothy (Carr)

                                                                                                                          • Kemp, Alice G. "Ali" (Tirrell)

                                                                                                                            • Killoran, Mary M. (Barry)

                                                                                                                              • King Sr., Frank V.

                                                                                                                                hours will be held on Tuesday, August 5, 2008 from 5-8 p.m. in the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough. Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made to; City of Marlborough, Veteran's Services, Walker Bldg. 255 Main St., Marlborough, MA 01752

                                                                                                                                • Knochel, Floyd W.

                                                                                                                                  South Easton Floyd W. "Butch" Knochel, 63, of South Easton for the past 10 years, died August 2, 2008. Raised in Pennsylvania, he also resided in Brockton and West Bridgewater. Employed in the glass industry, he was with Pilkington Glass prior to being warehouse supervisor at Mygrant Glass in Braintree for the past eight years. Butch loved sports and enjoyed managing and playing softball for local leagues and was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan. He was the beloved husband of Elaine (Dobrowski)…

                                                                                                                                  • Knowles, Lillian M.

                                                                                                                                    Lillian M. Knowles lived in Chelmsford for six decades; 91 CHELMSFORD Lillian M. (O'Brien) (Belleville) Knowles, 91, a resident of Chelmsford since 1946, died Sunday Aug. 3, 2008. She was the wife of the late Raymond Knowles Jr. who died in 2006. Lillian was born in Westford, on January 29, 1917, the daughter of the late James and Lillian A.M. (Blaisdell) O'Brien. She attended Westford schools, and graduated Valedictorian of Westford Academy's class of 1934. Lillian was a member of the Central…

                                                                                                                                    • Kopp C.F.X., Br. Alphonse Edward W.

                                                                                                                                      hours will be on Tuesday, August 5, from 2:00 to 3:45 p.m. at the St. John's Preparatory School Chapel (Administration Building). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Prep Chapel immediately following the wake on Tuesday, August 5, at 4:00 p.m. Burial will follow in the Xaverian Brothers' Cemetery. Arrangements will be under the direction of Lyons and Sons Funeral Directors, Danvers. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Brother's memory may be made to the Xaverian Brothers'…

                                                                                                                                      • LaVita, Ronald J. "Ron"

                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                          • Lawrence, Edward

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

                                                                                                                                            • Manatt, Doris L. (Lambert)

                                                                                                                                              Doris L. (Lambert) Manatt, 85 years old, died Wednesday, July 30, 2008, in Keystone Nursing Center. She is survived by 2 daughters, Susan J. Manatt and husband Jeremy Rogers of Shelburne Falls, MA formerly of Conway, MA, and Judith L. Piermarini and husband Steven J. Piermarini of Acton, MA; a step-daughter, Jessica-Jean Isrep and husband Mohamed Isrep of Montreal, Quebec, Canada; 6 grandchildren, Diana Lily Manatt-Rogers, Robert B. Rogers-Manatt, John Piermarini, Amy Piermarini, Jamal Isrep and Majda…

                                                                                                                                              • Maria G. Jones

                                                                                                                                                Maria G. (VanDerZwalmen) Jones died suddenly Saturday evening, Aug. 2, 2008, at her home in North Dighton.  Born in Belgium, daughter of the late Julian and Georgette (Van Oppens) VanDer Zwalem. She was educated in Belgium and came to the United States at the age of 16.  Married to Walter A. Jones of North Dighton, she has been a resident of North Dighton for over 42 years and previously lived in Taunton and Medford.  She was a member of the Eastern Star, was a Past Matron, past Mother Advisor to the…

                                                                                                                                                • Marshall Jr., James F.

                                                                                                                                                  Hours will be held Tues., Aug. 5, from 4 to 8 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to, the ALD Foundation, 9906 So. Maplewood Ave., Tulsa, OK 74137. To place an on-line condolence, please visit

                                                                                                                                                • Mary R. O’Brien

                                                                                                                                                  Mary R. (McLaughlin) O’Brien of Charlestown, a homemaker, died Friday at Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home. She...

                                                                                                                                                  • Mathison, Jessica A. (Carpenter)

                                                                                                                                                    • McAuliffe, James L.

                                                                                                                                                      • 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…

                                                                                                                                                        • Merriman, Daniel C. (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                                                                          • Molinari, Frank C.

                                                                                                                                                            • Moody, Gertrude E.

                                                                                                                                                              • Morin, Roland E. "Roli"

                                                                                                                                                                • Murphy, Daniel F.

                                                                                                                                                                  • Murphy, Gerald P.

                                                                                                                                                                    may call at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Ave., DRACUT on Tuesday from 4 until 8 PM. His funeral service will be held from the funeral home on Wednesday at 9 A.M., followed by his Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 A.M. at St. Mary Magdalen Church in Dracut. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery in Tewksbury. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in his memory to the American Heart Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220. To send an online condolence or for directions,…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Noonan, Ruthe M. (Thompson)

                                                                                                                                                                      Ruthe M. (Thompson) Noonan, 86, died July 21, 2008, in Medellin, Columbia, South America. She was the widow of James W. Noonan who died in 2001. Ruthe was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, daughter of Archie and Vonja (Holm) Thompson. She was a graduate of Commerce High School and was a proofreader for the Boston Globe for many years. She leaves one son, David J. Noonan and his wife Maria Elena of Medellin, Columbia; two grandsons, Todd M. Noonan and his wife Sandra Catalina and Glenn D. Noonan and…

                                                                                                                                                                      • O'Brien, Emma L.

                                                                                                                                                                        Emma L. O'Brien 1919-2008 INDIAN ORCHARD - Emma Louise (Sherman) O'Brien, 88, of Indian Orchard, MA passed away at home on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Providence, RI on Oct. 19, 1919 she moved to Indian Orchard in 1956. Emma was a communicant of the former St. Matthew's Church in Indian Orchard and was a parishioner of Christ the King Church in Ludlow. She was a faithful member of the Perpetual Adoration Group at her church for many years. She retired from the…

                                                                                                                                                                        • O'Brien, Mary R. (McLaughlin)

                                                                                                                                                                          • O'Toole, Lawrence P.

                                                                                                                                                                            Lawrence P. O'Toole 1938-2008 PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - Lawrence P. O'Toole passed away peacefully on August 1, 2008. Born in Springfield, MA he was the son of the late Patrick and Josephine (Grebla) O'Toole. He was a graduate of Cathedral High School and American International College. He worked for many years in sales, distribution and real estate endeavors ending his career as owner and president of Collins Pipe and Supply Co. He retired in 1990. Larry's true passion in life was his family…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Ocasio, Nelson E.

                                                                                                                                                                              • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Payne, Barbara R. "Rusty"

                                                                                                                                                                                  Barbara R. 'Rusty' Payne formerly of Somerville; 90 BILLERICA Barbara R. "Rusty" (Wiswall) (Sickles) Payne, age 90, a resident of the River Street seniors community in Billerica, died peacefully Saturday, August 2, at her home. She was the beloved wife of the late William S. Sickles, and later, the late Robert W. Payne Sr. She was born in Chelsea, MA, on March 4, 1918, a daughter of the late Clifton and Myra (Smith) Wiswall. She lived the greater part of her life in Somerville and…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Payne, Barbara R. (Sickles) "Rusty" (Wiswall)

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pearl Strangis

                                                                                                                                                                                      Pearl L. Strangis of Brockton, a shoe manufacturing company employee, died Friday in Brockton. She was 72. ...

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Phillips, Lester Eugene

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Robyn M. Nelson

                                                                                                                                                                                          Robyn M. Nelson of Dedham, a Dedham Middle School student, died Wednesday at her home after a lengthy illness....

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Russo, Mary Rose

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ryder, Karl S.

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Scully, Thomas J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sedani, Julia

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brockton Julia Sedani, 92 years, of Brockton, died Aug. 1, 2008. She was the wife of the late Louis Sedani; mother of Barbara Geisinger and Paul Sedani and his wife Lucille; grandmother of Richard Hartwell, Paul Sedani Jr., Michelle Lacerda and Michael Sedani; sister of Mary Sergi. She is also survived by seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St. (Rte. 123), Brockton, Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 8 a.m. thence to Christ the King…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sennott, Henry J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Shannon III, Joseph J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Siegfried, Margaret F. (Ahern)

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Snow, Richard W. "Dick"

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Snyder, Dr. Julian G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Stangas, George

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Stanley J. Steliga

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Stanley J. Steliga, 94, of Plainville, died on August 2, 2008, in Sturdy Memorial Hospital.  He was the devoted husband of the late Wanda L. (Losowski) Steliga, with whom he had celebrated 64 years of marriage. Born in Taunton, MA on October 18, 1913, he was the son of the late Jan and Marianna (Baronski) Steliga. Stanley was educated in Taunton schools.  He played semi-pro baseball in his younger days and was an avid Red Sox fan.  A truly self-made man, he founded and operated, with his wife Wanda, the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Stead, Carl F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stolberg, Elizabeth J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Elizabeth J. "Betty" (McDonald) Stolberg of Worcester, died Saturday, August 2, 2008 in her home surrounded by her family. She leaves her husband of 65 years, John F. Stolberg, seven children, John F. Stolberg and his wife Susette of Mooresville, N.C., Stephen D. Stolberg and his wife Judy of Worcester, Margaret M.Venditti and her husband Paul of West Boylston, Ina L. Gadient and her husband Sandford of Boca Raton, Fla., Susan E. Holmes and her husband Henry of West Palm Beach, Fla., Paul A.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sturgis, Robert S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sullivan, Angela R. (Caponigro)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sullivan, Patricia J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Patricia J. Sullivan, 73, of Charlton, died Wednesday evening, July 23, 2008, at her home, surrounded by her family. Patricia was born in Springfield on December 28, 1934, a daughter of the late Walter J. and Elizabeth B. (Posnick) Sullivan. Rites of Committal and burial were private and at the convenience of the family. A Celebration of Life for Patricia will be held on Thursday, August 7, 2008 at 12 Noon at her home in Charlton, MA. There were no visiting hours. Sampson Funeral Chapels is entrusted with…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Thomas, Paul D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Tobin, Donal B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Trojanowski, Phillip D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Phillip D. Trojanowski HADLEY Phillip S. Trojanowski, 77, of Hadley died August 1st at his home. Funeral will be Thursday Aug. 7th 9:15 am from the DROZDAL FUNERAL HOME, Northampton, with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 am in Most Holy Redeemer Church. Burial with military honors in Holy Rosary Cemetery. Family will greet friends on Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-8pm.,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Valente, Angie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Angie Valente of Chelmsford, St. Mary member; 93 CHELMSFORD Angie Valente, 93, a resident of Chelmsford for the past 22 years, died Saturday, August 2, 2008. She was born Nov. 6, 1914, in S. Barre, a daughter of the late Valentino and Francesca Valente. Prior to her retirement, Angie worked as a hairdresser for Newtons Hair Salon in Lowell, and had formerly worked at textile mills in S. Barre and Lowell. During WW II, she had worked as a welder for Bethlehem Steel Co. and Remington Arms Co., making…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Walter J. Devine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Walter James “Jimmy” Devine of Lynn died June 3. He was 68. Mr. Devine is survived by his...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ward, Terry Ann (Trentsch)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wesolowski, Blanche (Ostrowski)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Whitney, Lester Frank

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lester Frank Whitney 1928 - 2008 AMHERST MA - Lester Frank Whitney, 80, of 48 Jeffrey Lane, died unexpectedly in the early morning hours of July 31, 2008, after a prolonged stay at Brigham Womens Hospital in Boston. Lester was born March 21, 1928 in New Bedford MA to Walter and Orasie Apointe Whitney, but grew up in Hampden ME on the family farm. Lester graduated from Hampden Academy Class of 1945, and went to UMaine-Orono for his Bachelor' degree in Agricultural engineering. He earned both a Masters…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Woolfall, Isabelle C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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 Pl, Boston, MA 02215 or to the Pelham Building Expansion Fund, 8 Nashua Rd.,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Zuchero, William R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Alta M. Blake

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Anderson, Elizabeth M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Arnold, John B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Arthur B. Staples

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Arthur K. Clark

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Arthur Kermit Clark, veteran, taught piano

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Bates, Kenneth M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Bennett Sr., Robert J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Brennan, Robert J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Buckley, Stephen J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Canner, Edwin Martin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Carlisle, Richard V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Charles S. Durant

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Coughlin, Mary M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Doris L. Manatt

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Dorothy H. Holbrook

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Edward Canner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Edward R. Sokoloski, Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Elizabeth M. Anderson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Erna, Sallye E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Fryling, Ellen R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Gardiner, Mary R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Garvey, Margaret G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • George E. Letendre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • George J. O'Brien, fought for workers'rights

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Greece, Lillian

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Hilda Martin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Hynes, Clare L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • James, Irving H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • James, Mildred A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Jessica A. Mathison

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • John E. Larson, 56

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Johnson, Ronald

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kathleen T. Leonard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Keenan, Mary E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kemp, Alice G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Lane, Adeline M. "Dolly"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Larson, John E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Latak, Jean E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lawrence Burt Sr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Manatt, Doris L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Maria P. Amarello

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Marion Scoon Foster, mother and wife

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Martinez, Rose (Zaneti)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Moloney, Maureen M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Morin, Roland E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Myron J. Sikorski, former fire chief

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Philip S. Trojanowski, loved garden and pipe

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Phillips, Lester Eugene

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pica, Lena M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Puhl, Edward D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Richard E. LeGault

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rolland L. Bernier

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rose M. Torelli

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ruthe L. Cutts

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sclafani, Charles John

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Shaw, Mary C. (Bennett)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Spinale, Ann

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Stotts, Raymond Keith

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Terry Ann Ward

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tosches, Louis G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Turner, Priscilla Ruth

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • William Zuchero

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