Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Massachusetts Daily Obituaries 08/06/08

  • Allman, Sarah C.

    service and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Hyannis Fire and Rescue, 95 High School Road Ext., Hyannis, MA 02601.

    • Andrews Sr., Thomas-Tarridge P.

      • Author Alexander Solzhenitsyn dies at 89

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

        • Babalis, Angelo A.

          Angelo A. Babalis 1927 2008 SPRINGFIELD Angelo A. Babalis, 80, of Springfield was Called Safely Home on Saturday, August 2, 2008. He was born in Springfield on December 29, 1927, a beloved son of the late Andrew C. and Glekeria (Karoutas) Babalis. He was raised in Springfield, graduated from the former Technical High School and was a lifelong resident of Springfield. He was employed in the graphics department at the MassMutual Insurance Company in Springfield and retired in 1993. He leaves his loving…

          • Beaucher, Robert A.

            • Bertino, Mary

              • 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 thirty years. Born in Lowell, December 20, 1958, she was the daughter of Leo F. Farrington of Pepperell and Gloria (Paquin) Farrington Gaudette of Nashua, NH and step-daughter of Claire Farrington of Pepperell and the late James Gaudette and had attended Lowell…

                • Bishop, John S.

                  • Blackburn, Brian A.

                    Brian A. Blackburn of N. Chelmsford Mr. Brian A. Blackburn, 64, of N. Chelmsford, MA, died Aug. 2, 2008. Visiting hours Wed. 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Thurs. at 8AM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9AM at St. John the Evangelist Church in N. Chelmsford, MA. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in his name to the Joslin Diabetes Center C/O Development Office 1 Joslin Place Boston, MA 02115. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME…

                    • Bryant, Miyoko (Inada)

                      • Bumpus, John F.

                        • Burns, Barbara T.

                          • Cardillo, Phyllis L. (DeLeonardis)

                            • Carlson, Ruth Ann

                              East Bridgewater Ruth Ann (Miller) Carlson, age 77 years, passed away Monday at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital. She was the wife of the late Edgar Whitey Carlson. Born in Cambridge, she was a daughter of the late Harry J. Sr. and Olive (Ross) Miller. Raised in Brockton, she was a graduate of Brockton High School, Class of 1948, and had been a resident of East Bridgewater for the past 42 years. She was a homemaker and at one time was employed by the former King Size Clothing Co. Ruth also enjoyed…

                              • Carter, Nina S. (Singarella)

                                • Chieco, Saverio Allen

                                  Saverio Allen Chieco 1925-2008 CLIFTON PARK, NEW YORK - Saverio Allen Chieco, 83 of Grooms Pointe Dr. died on Monday, August 4, 2008 at the Ellis Hospital in Schenectady. He was born on April 29, 1925 in Brooklyn, NY., and was the son of the late Michael and Alice Volpe Chieco. He was a graduate of Erasmus High School, and the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA. in 1966. He received his Associates degree in Applied Police Science from Hudson Valley Community College in 1969. He received his Bachelor of…

                                  • Clancy, Francis E. "Sarg"

                                    • Clifford T. Grant

                                      • Conceicao A. DeSousa

                                        Conceicao A. DeSousa, a resident of the island of Fayal, Azores, died unexpectedly on Monday, August 4, while visiting her family here in Taunton. She was 79. Born in Fayal, she was the daughter of the late Jose G. and Filomena A. (da Conceicao) DeSousa. She leaves two sisters, Maria E. Andrade of Taunton and Olimpia Peixoto of CA; and several nieces and nephews. Her funeral will be held from the Silva Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, on Thursday, August 7, at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral mass at Annunciation of…

                                        • Cordova, Yvette

                                          Yvette Cordova 1964 - 2008 SPRINGFIELD - Yvette "Slick" Cordova, 44, passed away on Fri., Aug. 1, at Baystate Medical Center. Yvette was predeceased by her mother, Paula Vega and her sister, Mae Cordova. She leaves to cherish her memory, her companion of many years, Felicita Zayas-Cordova and her children Robert Zayas and Cristal Star Zayas-Cordova. She also leaves her father, Bienvenido Morales, 2 brothers, Norberto and Carlos, and 3 sisters, Martina, Jenny and Angela, and 5 grandchildren. She…

                                          • Corey, Michael J.

                                            • Coughlin MacLaughlin, Su M.

                                              • D'Agostino, Jeanne

                                                • D'Andrea Jr., Vincent J.

                                                  Lakeville Vincent John "JD" D'Andrea Jr., 16, of Lakeville and South Weymouth, died tragically by accident, Aug. 1, 2008. Raised in Weymouth and East Bridgewater, JD was a student at App-onequet Regional High School and he enjoyed skateboarding, basketball, boxing, motorcycle and dirtbike riding and going to the beach. JD was the beloved son of Vincent J. D'Andrea of South Weymouth and Ellen (Simpson) Alemian (and her husband Edward) of Lakeville; loving brother of Michael V. D'Andrea…

                                                  • D'Andrea Jr., Vincent John "JD"

                                                    • Daniel F. Murphy

                                                      • DePari, Ann M. (Keough)

                                                        • DeRosa, John

                                                          • DeRosa, Joseph Raymond

                                                            • Del Vecchio Sr., Michael J.

                                                              • Denna, Hakim

                                                                • DiMaggio, Mary S. (Blanco)

                                                                  • DiTullio, Domenic E.

                                                                    • Diaz, Danielle D. (Hines)

                                                                      • Dillon, William J.

                                                                        • Dunklee, Patricia A.

                                                                          Patricia A. Dunklee of Dunstable; 74 DUNSTABLE Patricia A. Dunklee; 74, of Dunstable, MA; passed away peacefully on Monday, August 4, 2008 at Lowell General Hospital in Lowell, MA. She was born on March 25, 1934 in E. Pepperell, MA; daughter of the late Aurille and Anne (Baltusis) dePontbriand. Patricia was educated in the local schools and was later employed by the USPS in Dunstable, MA for 10 years until her retirement. She was a resident of Nashua for 45 years, before moving to Dunstable. Patricia…

                                                                          • Edward J. Silvia

                                                                            Edward J. Silvia, of Dighton, died August 2, 2008 in Boston Medical Center. Born in Taunton, son of the late Manuel and Julia (Rose) Silvia, he was a 1943 graduate of Taunton High School. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving as a Technician 5th Class in WW II, having been at the Battle of the Bulge in the 78th Infantry Divison. He was a self-employed milkman, delivering throughout the Dighton area for over 50 years. He was on the Board of Directors and a Coach for the Taunton Youth Hockey League for over 15…

                                                                            • Elizabeth C. Dias

                                                                              In Taunton, August 4, 2008, Elizabeth C. Dias died in Marian Manor Nursing Home at the age of 87 after a lengthy illness. Elizabeth was the wife of the late William E. Dias. She was born in Taunton to her late parents, Williams and Mary (Donnelly) Reagan. Elizabeth was educated in Taunton schools. She worked for Shaw’s Supermarket Co. Elizabeth enjoyed traveling, especially cruises. She leaves her children; William F. Dias, Robert W. Dias and his wife Sun, Bruce J. Dias and his wife Madeline, all of…

                                                                              • Engber, Sylvia "Simmy"

                                                                                • Estram, Charles P.

                                                                                  • Fischer Jr., Ernest Otto

                                                                                    Ernest Otto Fischer 1918 - 2008 AGAWAM - Ernest "Bud" Otto Fischer, Jr., 90, of Agawam, passed away on Monday, August, 4, 2008 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home. He was born in the Bronx, New York on February 13, 1918, and the second of three children to late Ernest O. Fischer, Sr., and Beatrice M. (McCormick) Fischer. He graduated from PS46 and Dewitt Clinton High School and went on to New York School of Fine and Industrial Arts. He lived in New York City until he was drafted on February13, 1941. He…

                                                                                    • Forgette, Robert S.

                                                                                      • Forrester, Donald M.

                                                                                        Brockton Donald M. Forrester, 77 years, of Brockton, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008, at the Colony House Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was the husband of Janet E. (McKeon) Forrester. He was born in Boston and raised in Dorchester, a son of the late Elmer and Marion (MacKinnon) Forrester. He was a graduate of Dorchester High School, Class of 1949. Mr. Forrester served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War. He was a stationary engineer for the Boston Housing Authority and was a member of the Dorchester VFW. Mr.…

                                                                                        • Furnari, Tony

                                                                                          may call at DRACUT FUNERAL HOME 2159 Lakeview Avenue, DRACUT on Wednesday from 4 until 8 PM. His Funeral will be held from the funeral home on Thursday at 9 AM followed by his Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 AM in St. Michael's Church, Lowell. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. To send an online condolence or for directions please visit

                                                                                          • Gabriella Revasz

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

                                                                                            • Giarratani, Sylvia A. (Santosuosso)

                                                                                              • Goulet, Judith Ann

                                                                                                are invited to attend. Interment will be in St. Louis Cemetery, Nashua. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a donation to the: American Cancer Society , 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. Funeral arrangements are in the care of the DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua (603) 883-3401. ( ).

                                                                                                • Greco, Edmund V.

                                                                                                  • Griffin, Helen V. (Blackman)

                                                                                                  • Gutro, Edward J. "Buddy"

                                                                                                    • Hilchey, Stephen M.

                                                                                                      and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Wednesday 5-8 p.m. Interment Highland Cemetery, Norwood. In lieu of flowers, donations in Stephen's memory may be made to Hospice of Greater Brockton, 500 Belmont St., Suite 215, Brockton, MA 02301, Brockton Visiting Nurse Assoc., 500 Belmont St., Brockton, MA 02301, or Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115.

                                                                                                      • Holroyd, Harriet

                                                                                                        Harriet Holroyd WEST SPRINGFIELD - Harriet (McCullough) Hol-royd, 89, died Aug. 3, 2008. All ceremonies are private. No calling hours. Colonial Forastiere Funeral Home.,

                                                                                                        • Howard C. Clough

                                                                                                          In Taunton, August 3, 2008 Howard C. Clough died peacefully at the age of 82 in Longmeadow Nursing Home, after a lengthy illness. Howard was the husband of Emma (Stidham) Clough for almost 60 years. He was educated in Taunton schools and lived in Taunton his entire life. Howard was born in Taunton to his late parents, Charles E. & Annie (Tibbs) Clough. He worked as a custodian for the City of Taunton until his retirement. Howard was a member of the Italian Club on Wales Street. He enjoyed watching the…

                                                                                                          • Interbartolo, Gaetana "Ida" (Arbia)

                                                                                                            • Israel, Edith (Lampert)

                                                                                                              • John E. Pisani

                                                                                                                • John F. Doherty

                                                                                                                  • John W. McDermott

                                                                                                                    Mr. John W. “Hypie” McDermott, of Taunton and formerly of Rehoboth, died Sunday, August 3, 2008 at his residence following a four-month battle with cancer. He was the dear companion of Marion Medeiros and was the former husband of the late Delores (Morris) McDermott. He was born 73 years ago in Taunton, the son of the late Patrick P. and Enid (Lumbert) McDermott. He was educated in Taunton, had attended the former Boston Trade School, and was a graduate of Wentworth Institute in Boston. Prior to his…

                                                                                                                    • Kaplan, Frank A.

                                                                                                                      Frank A. Kaplan 1928-2008 DAVENPORT, FL - He leaves his wife Lorraine of Davenport, Florida. His 6 children: Stephen of Bellingham, Washington; Raymond of Sumas, Washington, Walter of Port Angeles, Washington; David of Wildwood, Florida; Carolyn of Oakville, Connecticut; Beverly of Davenport, Florida. His 13 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren. He was the grand knight of the South Hadley Falls Knights of Columbus, Council #1721.,

                                                                                                                      • Kelly Kirby

                                                                                                                        • Khandjian, Araxi (Paghigian)

                                                                                                                          • King, Thomas M.

                                                                                                                            • Kirby, Kelly

                                                                                                                              Kelly Kirby of Westford Kelly Kirby, 44, of Westford, passed away on August 3, 2008. Visiting hours Wed. 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA. Private Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, Kelly's family requests that donations be made in Kelly's memory to the Brain Injury Program at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, 125 Nashua Street, Boston, MA 02114. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.…

                                                                                                                              • Kokoszyna, Stephanie T.

                                                                                                                                Stephanie T. Kokoszyna 1923 - 2008 WILBRAHAM - Stephanie T. (Nowak) Kokoszyna, 85, passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2008, surrounded by her children. A resident of Wilbraham, Stephanie was born on June 9, 1923, a daughter of the late Jan and Aniela (Gil) Nowak. Stephanie was predeceased by her loving husband, Peter V. Kokoszyna. Those who knew her were the beneficiaries of her kind and giving nature. Stephanie brought great enthusiasm to her favorite activities: travel, cooking, and entertaining friends,…

                                                                                                                                • Ktorides, John S.

                                                                                                                                  John S. Ktorides 1907 2008 SPRINGFIELD John S. Ktorides, 101, of the East Springfield section of Springfield was Called Safely Home on Monday, August 4, 2008 surrounded by the care and comfort of his loving family. He was born in Nicosia, Cyprus on April 9, 1907, a beloved son of the late Stilianos and Agathi (Stavrou) Ktorides. He was raised in Nicosia, Cyprus, coming to America in 1934 and lived in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II and attained…

                                                                                                                                  • La Drew Jr., Arthur Frank

                                                                                                                                    • Laurano, Robert T. "Jack"

                                                                                                                                      • Lawlor, Yvonne T.

                                                                                                                                        • Levasseur, Robert N.

                                                                                                                                          • Loughnane, Joseph P.

                                                                                                                                            • Lowe, Shirley A. (Dionne)

                                                                                                                                              • MacDonald, John F. "Jack"

                                                                                                                                                • MacKenzie, Esther M.

                                                                                                                                                  Plymouth Esther M. MacKenzie, 93, formerly of Hanson, died Thursday, July 31, after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Kenneth MacKenzie, retired chief of police in Hanson. Born and rais-ed in Duxbury, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Bernice (Randall) Jones and a graduate of Duxbury High School. She worked as a bookkeeper for Caspers in Plymouth for many years. She had been a resident of Hanson for more than 60 years and was a member of the Friends of the Congregational Church…

                                                                                                                                                  • Martin, Joan I.

                                                                                                                                                    Joan I. Martin former longtime resident of Lowell; 59 Hudson, NH Mrs. Joan I. (Monbleau) Martin, age 59, a former longtime resident of Lowell and more recently of Hudson, NH, died Monday, August 4th 2008 at her home surrounded by her loving family after a courageous two year battle with ALS/Lou Gherig's Disease. She was the wife of Roland W. Martin for over forty years with whom she owned and operated the Roland W. Martin Funeral Home in Lowell. Born in Lowell on July 18th, 1949, she was a daughter of…

                                                                                                                                                  • Mary R. O’Brien

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

                                                                                                                                                    • McCarthy, Minnie R.

                                                                                                                                                      Minnie R. McCarthy 1914 - 2008 AGAWAM - Minnie R. (Lastoria) McCarthy, 94, of West Springfield, passed away Mon., Aug. 4, 2008 at Heritage Hall. Services for Minnie will be held on Thurs., Aug. 7th beginning at 8:45 AM from Colonial-Forastiere Funeral Home, 985 Main St., Agawam with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, West Springfield, with burial in St. Michael's Cemetery, Springfield. Calling hours will be from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM tonight at the funeral home.,

                                                                                                                                                      • McDonough, John H.

                                                                                                                                                        • Medico, Lugian

                                                                                                                                                          Rockland Mr. Lugian "Lou" Medico, 85, of Rockland, died Tuesday, in the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth after a short illness. He was born in Braintree on December 13, 1922, son of the late Dominic and Cristine (Giso) Medico. He was raised and educated in Braintree and lived in Abington until moving to Rockland in 1959. Mr. Medico served in the Navy for 12 years seeing service in WW2 and Korea. He was the recipient of the American Area Ribbon, the Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon, the Philippine Liberation…

                                                                                                                                                          • Meizler, Harold

                                                                                                                                                            • Melanson, Frank J.

                                                                                                                                                              • Menard, Lynn A.

                                                                                                                                                                Lynn A. Menard 1955 2008 CHICOPEE Lynn Ann (Charbonneau) Menard, 52, died at home on Friday, August 1st. She was born in Holyoke on December 26, 1955, a daughter of the late Leonard and Gloria (Frank) Charbonneau. She was a graduate of Holyoke High School and a longtime Chicopee Holyoke area resident. She was currently employed at the U.S. Tsubaki Automotive Division of Chicopee. She will be remembered for her love of cooking and gathering with friends. She is survived by her beloved husband of fourteen…

                                                                                                                                                                • Menier, Gladys E. (Tomilson)

                                                                                                                                                                  • Merriman, Daniel C. (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                                                                                    • Milley, Sophie E. (MacQuarrie)

                                                                                                                                                                      • Monaghan, Jason D.

                                                                                                                                                                        Plymouth Jason Daniel Monaghan, age 27, died unexpectedly, Aug. 3, 2008, in Plymouth. He was a beloved son of Deborah J. (Follette) Travers of Plymouth and John Monaghan, formerly of Braintree. Born in Plymouth, Nov. 15, 1980, he was educated in Plymouth and a graduate of Plymouth South High School. Jason was employed by Bugaboo Creek Restaurant in Plymouth as a cook. He was a lifelong Plymouth resident and enjoyed skate boarding, drawing, softball and collecting comic books. He also enjoyed working as a…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Morin, Evelyn R.

                                                                                                                                                                          Evelyn R. Morin of Dracut Evelyn R. (Lanctot) Morin, 84, Beloved wife of Joseph George Morin, a Dracut resident. Relatives and friends may call at the McKENNA-OUELLETTE FUNERAL HOME, 327 Hildreth Street from 6 until 8 PM on Wednesday. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 9:00 AM in Ste. Marguerite D'Youville Parish, 1340 Lakeview Ave. Dracut. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery. For directions and condolences, please visit

                                                                                                                                                                          • Morin, Wollaston Gerald

                                                                                                                                                                            • Moschella, Michael

                                                                                                                                                                              • Murphy, Dorothy Louise (Dunton)

                                                                                                                                                                                • Murphy, Norma E. (Morris)

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Murphy, Sheila (Flynn)

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Nanez, Ernest B.

                                                                                                                                                                                      • O'Brien, George J.

                                                                                                                                                                                        George J. O'Brien 1924-2008 FLORENCE - George J. O'Brien, a lifelong resident of Northampton passed away July 28th. He was the former Director of the Northampton Housing Authority and was very active with local unions. He is survived by his wife Ruth (Henault) O'Brien, his daughter Mary O'Brien, 2 sons Daniel and Patrick O'Brien, 2 brothers Edward and Robert O'Brien, his sister Dorothy Beliveau, and 3 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter Eileen O'Brien. The Funeral…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ostrom, William R.

                                                                                                                                                                                          William R. Ostrom of Lowell William R. Ostrom, 61, of Lowell, MA, died Aug. 3, 2008. Visiting hours Wed. morning 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. with a Funeral Service at 10:00 a.m. in the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD,MA. Burial in Westlawn Cemetery, Lowell. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Palermo, Helen (Karpenko)

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Palmer, Warren L.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Warren L. Palmer of Littleton August 5, 2008, SSGT Warren L. Palmer Sr. U.S.A.F., Ret., of Littleton, died Tuesday at Emerson Hospital Concord . Husband of Harriet G. (Osborne) Palmer of Littleton father of Steven E. Palmer of Winchendon, Paul A. Palmer of Ca., Kevin B. Palmer of Milford, N.H and Robert C. Palmer of Worcester and Marianne March of Ashburnham 2 sisters Margaret Sandoe of Pa. and Thelma Yoder of Co. He was also the father of the late Warren L. Palmer Jr. and late brothers James & Richard…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Panichella, Angelo

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Papaz, Joseph A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pearl Strangis

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pereira, Doris A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Doris A. Pereira 1938 - 2008 PALMER - Doris A. (Page) Pereira, 69, previously of Temple St., passed away August 5, 2008 at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital in Ware. Born October 17, 1938 in Three Rivers, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Anna (Bleau) Page. Doris lived most of her life in Palmer and was a communicant of St. Anne's Church. She enjoyed dinners out, playing cards and parties. Doris was predeceased by her husband Antonio in 2002 and will be greatly missed by her children, David A. and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Phelan, William R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Phillips, Lucille M. (Jasinski)

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Puopolo, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Roche, Constance S. (Sampieri)

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rogers, Margaret A. "Peg" (Henehan)

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rohrbacher, Doris S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Doris S. Rohrbacher formerly of Tewksbury Doris Rohrbacher, 86, passed away following a lengthy illness May 14, 2008 at the Kutz Home, Wilmington, DE. Funeral services will held at the Tewksbury Cemetery at 172 East St, Tewksbury, on Saturday, August 9th at 11:00am. Relatives and friends respectfully invited.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ronald J. LaVita

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rosemary Bartin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sanford, Doris Anna Christine (Johnson)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Santaniello, Margaret Ann

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Margaret Ann Santaniello 1946-2008 BELCHERTOWN - Margaret Ann (Waldron) Santaniello of 240 Wash-ington St., passed away on Sunday at the Wing Memorial Hospital in Palmer with the love of her life, her husband Frank by her side. Peggy, as she was called was fortunate enough to be adopted by Edward P. and Mary G. (Monaghan) Waldron of Northampton when she was an infant. She grew up being loved and cherished all her life, not only by her parents but by many aunts and uncles. Especially important in her life…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sarcia, Frank A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may call at the PELHAM FUNERAL HOME, 11 NASHUA RD, PELHAM, NH from 4 to 8 P.M. Thursday. His funeral will take place from the Funeral Home Friday morning at 9 o'clock followed by a Funeral Mass at ST. PATRICK CHURCH in PELHAM at 10 o'clock. Burial in Gibson Cemetery, Pelham. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O'Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane. (603) 635-3333.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sears, Mary A. (Dodge)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sheehan, Joseph J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Shute, Virginia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Slomski, Bernice N. "Bobbi"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stanek, Walter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Walter Stanek 1921 - 2008 CHICOPEE - Walter Stanek, 86, of Chicopee, a retired machinist for Hamilton Standard Aircraft of Windsor Locks, Ct. died on Sunday, August 3, 2008 at Wingate of Wilbraham. He was born on February 7, 1922 in Chicopee and was a life long resident. Walter was the son of the late Albert and Mary Stanek. He was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church and a Navy veteran of World War II. He is predeceased by his wife, Bertha P. (Piskor) Stanek, who died in 2001. He is survived by two…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Stangas, George

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Stanley, Charlotte E. (Gadsby)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Steere, Zoe I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Martha's Vineyard Zoe Ione (Smith) Steere, of Vineyard Haven, passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008, at Marthas Vineyard Hospital. She was the wife of Jesse Steere Jr., who predeceased her in 1997. Zoe was born in New London, Conn., Oct. 3, 1941, a daughter of Arthur Henry Smith and Mary Ione (Puterbaugh) Smith. She was raised in Whitman and graduated from Whitman High School. She lived on Marthas Vineyard after marrying Jesse in 1982. She retired from the town of Edgartown as the administrator in the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stuart, Gail A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            GAIL A. STUART of Billerica; 63 GAIL A. STUART Age 63, wife of the late Edward W. Stuart Sr. died Monday at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington. She was born in Chelsea, September 14, 1944, daughter of the late William E. and Esther C. (Pomeroy) Moore and lived in E. Boston before moving to Billerica 45 years ago. Mrs. Stuart worked as an Aid at the former Talbot School and then as a Teacher at the Chip and Dale Preschool prior to her retirement. She is survived by her 2 loving sons, Edward W. Stuart and his…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Talbert, Grace Marie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Taricano, Victor J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Thibault, Richard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Thomson, Margaret (Tseki)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Tobia, Carolyn A. (Kneeland)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Tomei, Agnese M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Agnese M. Tomei of Billerica; 102 BILLERICA Agnese M. (Menconi) Tomei age 102, of Billerica formerly of Arlington, August 3rd. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Tomei. Devoted mother of Rose Tomei, Remo Tomei and his wife Frances all of Billerica. Loving grandmother of Roseanne Kean and her husband William of Billerica, Diane Viscione and her husband Paul of Westford, Joseph Tomei and his wife Melissa of Billerica. Loving great grandmother of Sandra, P.J., Juliana, Eric, Lauren, Alison and Nicholas. Sister of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Tomei, Agnese M. (Menconi)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Turtle, Caroline Iris

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Caroline Iris Turtle 1914 - 2008 SPRINGFIELD - Caroline Iris Turtle, 94, of Reeds Landing, Spring-field, MA passed away Sunday, August 3. Born in Fahan, County Donegal, Ireland, she was the second child of Richard W. and Ethel (Deane) Hawkesworth. Iris attended Friends School, Lisburn; Methodist College, Belfast; and graduated with honors from Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland. She taught English to foreign students in Lausanne, Switzerland for 1 year, then taught another year in Cranleigh,…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Venti, Mary (Ferry)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Verdone, Peter J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Vosolo, Anita

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Webster, Hilda V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brockton Hilda V. (Turgeon) Webster, 93, of Brockton, died July 27, 2008. Born and raised in Fall River, she resided there and worked as a hand stitcher at various firms and was a member of ILGWU. She moved to Brockton in 1965 and enjoyed traveling and singing. Wife of the late Everett J. Webster Sr., she was the beloved mother of Marilyn F. Paradis (and Maurice) of Antioch, Calif., Gloria J. O'Shaughnessy (and Paul) of Brockton and the late Everett J. "Eddie" Webster Jr. (and his widow…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wiesner, Nancy (Mosher)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Witt, Patricia A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wright, Joan M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          may call from 2 PM until the time of the service at the funeral home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ziemba, Vera C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            may call at the O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 4 to 7 P.M. Thursday. Her Funeral will take place from the Funeral Home Friday morning at 10 o'clock followed by a Funeral Mass at the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH at 11 o'clock. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the American Lung Assn., P.O. Box 265, Burlington, MA 01803.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Alessi, Maria C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Badger, Thelma B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Bartin, Rosemary J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Belleau, Edward O.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Byrnes, Sinead

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Calder Sr., David R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Caroline Chase, former Amherst resident

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Champa, Jennie A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Corey, Michael J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • D'Andrea Jr., Vincent John

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • DAgostino, Jeanne

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Daisy M. Cardaropoli

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Daniel L. Miller

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • David E. Curtin, 72

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Dufour, Earline Coffin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ehrhardt, Kenneth T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Elizabeth A. Silk, 99

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Florence Neuzil, 80

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Flot, Edward T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Frederick E. Bauer Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Garvey, Joseph G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • George E. Letendre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Goguen, William John

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Greenland Etienne, 33

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Gutro, Edward J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Hilda Martin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Howard J. Goulette Sr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Jaworski, Catherine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Joseph J. Sheehan, 95

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kathleen T. Leonard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kozlowski, Stacia M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Leigh Briggs Jr., 67

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Levasseur, Robert N.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lowe, Shirley A. (Dionne)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • MacLaughlin, Su Coughlin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Margaret Thomson, 78

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Maria P. Amarello

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Marilyn M. (Pothier) Jackson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Marjorie E. Harritos, 86

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mary S. DiMaggio, 90

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Medico, Lugian

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Milley, Sophie E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Monaghan, Jason Daniel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Moriarty, Mary E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Morin, Wollaston Gerald

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Murphy, Norma E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Nigrelli, Muriel I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Norma Jean Holhut, a cook at UMass

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • O'Brien, Paul A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Papaz, Joseph A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Paradise, Joseph T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Perla, Jacqueline L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Richard C. Gill, 64

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Risteen, Shawn B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Robert J. O'Donnell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Roberta R. Shumway

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Rouisse, Shirley F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sean J. Mooney, 37

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Shute, Virginia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Snow, John P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Stanley, Charlotte E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Stewart, Frank J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • William Francis Senecal

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