Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Massachusetts Daily Obituaries 08/13/08

  • Abely, George F.

    George F. Abely an avid outdoorsman; 65 N. Chelmsford George F. Abely, 65, of North Chelmsford died peacefully on August 9, 2008. Born in Quincy, MA, he was the son of the late Edward P. Abely and Helen (Smith) Abely. George was a graduate of Chelmsford High School. George enjoyed gardening and bird watching. He also was an avid outdoorsman who spent countless hours in the woods and on the waters throughout New England. George began his career as a union plumber with Local 132 and later became a plumbing…

    • Alexander, Richard W.

      East Bridgewater Richard W. Alexander, 85, of East Bridgewater, died Friday, Aug. 8. A son of the late A.J. Bradford and Laura Wentworth Alexander, he is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Margaret (Nutter) Alexander; his daughter, Jane Haines and her husband Ted; four grandchildren, John Haines and his wife Rachel, Samuel Haines, Margaret Haines and Abigail Haines; and two great-grandchildren, Benjamin Haines and Yvonne Haines. He also leaves his brother, Robert Alexander; his cousins, Jack…

      • Ammidown, Helen G. (Brennan)

        • Austin, Frances C. (Chandler)

          • Baker, Edythe M.

            West Bridgewater Edythe Merriam (Sewall) Baker, age 84 years, passed away at home Sunday. She was the wife of 56 years of John B. Jackson Baker of West Bridgewater. Born in Brockton, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Josephine-Ellen (Turley) Sewall. Mrs. Baker was a graduate of Richmond High School, Class of 1942, in Richmond, Maine. She had been a resident of West Bridgewater for the past 51 years. She was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during World War II, achieving the rank of Yeoman First Class. She…

            • Bettinger, Helen F.

              Helen F. Bettinger 1913 - 2008 GRANVILLE - Helen F. (Butterworth) Bettinger, 94, of Granville, passed away peacefully Sunday, August 10, 2008 at home surrounded by her family. Born September 16, 1913 in Monson, MA; she was a daughter of the late Everett and Vera Butterworth. Helen graduated from Monson High School and attended Bay Path Business School. She was employed at Noble & Cooley Toy Drum Factory in Granville and later became a Dietary Aid for the Granville Village School. She was a member of the…

              • Blake, Eileen

                WEST TISBURY — Eileen Blake, 73, of West Tisbury, has passed away after a brief illness. She was born in Barnstable, the daughter of Manuel and Agnes Sousa. She was a graduate of Barnstable High School, class of 1953. Prior to moving to Martha's Vineyard, she lived in various parts of the U.S. - from Hyannis to Honolulu. She loved Martha's Vineyard and made it her home for more than 40 years. In addition to raising her young family, she worked in various Island restaurants, performed bookkeeping…

                • Bogosian, Jasper

                  • Bogrette, Rosemary A. (Gillis)

                    • Bossio, John A.

                      • Bova, Sandra

                        Sandra Bova resident of Nashua, NH Nashua, NH Sandra Babbidge Randlett Bova, of Nashua, NH has passed away August 9, 2008 after a battle with cancer. Sandra was born August 29, 1942 in Islesboro, Maine. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and sister-in-law. She worked very hard to support her family at several different jobs. She leaves six children, twelve grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two brothers, one son-in-law, four daughter-in-laws, and one special sister-in-law. BOVA There will be no…

                        • Breton, Leo R.

                          Leo R. Breton 1924-2008 HOLYOKE - Leo R. Breton, 83, of Holyoke, died on Thursday August 7, 2008 in the care and comfort of his loving family. He was born in Spring-field, son of the late Felix and Nella (Talbot) Breton and raised in St. Gervais, Quebec, Canada where he worked at the family saw mill and later began his career as a builder. He received his education in Canada. He married Jeannette Brisson in 1947 and they started a family. He returned to Springfield in 1952 to earn a living and to raise his…

                          • Broderick, Margaret E.

                            Margaret E. Broderick former longtime Lowell resident; 85 Hudson, NH Margaret E. "Peg" (Kelley) Broderick, age 85, a resident of Hudson, NH, and former longtime Lowell resident, devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, died Saturday August 9th at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, NH. She was the beloved wife of Joseph F. Broderick to whom she was married for 61 years. She was born in Boston on March 15, 1923, and was a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Gilligan) Kelley. She was a graduate of Sacred…

                            • Broderick, Mary M.

                              • Brown, Helen Ann

                                • Byrnes, Teresa L. (McDonnell)

                                  • Cahan, Marion (Davis)

                                    • Callahan, Philip W.

                                      hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. and 6:30 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 14 at the Callahan & Fay Brothers Funeral Home, 61 Myrtle St., Worcester. Funeral services will held at the funeral home at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 15. Interment will follow in St. John's Cemetery, Worcester. Flowers should be omitted. Donations made in Philip's memory may be sent to the Mike Minty Scholarship Fund for the benefit of children of Worcester Rugby Players, c/o Greater Worcester Community Foundation, 370 Main St., Suite 650,…

                                      • Casciotti, Julius J.

                                        Julius J. Casciotti avid sports fan; 88 Chelmsford Julius J. Casciotti, 88, of Chelmsford and formerly of the Highlands Section of Lowell, died Sunday morning, August 10th at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Frances E. (Halligan) Casciotti. Born December 25, 1919 in Norwich, PA., the son of the late Filipo and the late Enesta (Depetris) Casciotti, he attended Ithaca, N.Y. schools and was a graduate of Ithaca High School Class of 1937. He then went on to receive an Associates…

                                        • Cecelia Joseph

                                          In Fall River, of Berkley, August 10, 2008 Cecelia ((Costa) Joseph died at South Point Rehabilitation Center in Fall River at the age of 82. Born in Taunton and educated in Dighton schools, Cecelia was the daughter of the late Antone and Nellie (Silva) Costa. She was a Retired Book keeper for Ad-A-Day and Car Cross in Taunton. Cecelia loved spending time with her family and was an avid reader. She leaves her sister, Eleanor Silvia of Berkley. Her nieces and nephews, Susan Barossa and her husband Antano of…

                                          • Chatis, Donelia M. "Dody" (Memolo)

                                            • Cheney III, Willoughby Greer

                                              • Ciambrelli, Ralph J.

                                                • Coakley, Maureen Sheila (Murphy)

                                                • Cole, Philip R.

                                                  Philip R. Cole 1923-2008 WARE - Philip R. Cole, 84 of 122 Greenwich Rd. passed away on Monday in Northampton. He was the husband of the late Doris (LaCroix) Cole who died in 2006. He leaves his son Philip Cole and his wife Pamela of Fredericksburg Va., his daughter Kathleen Parmenter and her husband John of Ware, his grandchildren Louis Mayo and his wife Megan of Holyoke, and Jenni Cole of Fredericksburg, his great grandchildren Zachary and Stefania Mayo. He also leaves his brother Calvin Cole, his sisters…

                                                  • Collard, Irene J (Harper)

                                                    Irene J. (Harper) Collard, 93, of Northborough, passed peacefully Monday, August 11, 2008 at University Commons in Worcester after a brief illness. Her husband, Leo E. Collard, passed away in 1965. She is survived by six daughters: Joan B. Collard of Northborough, Jane E. Niemela and her husband, John of Rotonda West, Florida, Nancy M. Ingham and her husband, Ronald of Shipshewana, Indiana, Shirley I. Batcheller and her husband, Peter of Rotonda West, Florida; Rita D. Chapdelaine and her husband, Gerald of…

                                                    • Collette, Norman R.

                                                      Formerly of Worcester, MA, Norman R. Collette, 74, died on August 8, 2008 at Lakes Region General Hospital following a long illness. Mr. Collette was born in Worcester, September 1, 1933, the son of the late Ernest "Teddy" Collette and Adeline Collette. He lived most of his life in Massachusetts, moving in 2003 to Glens Falls, NY, and then in 2007 to Bristol, NH where he lived until the time of his death. He leaves three children: Norman Collette of Corbin, KY; Randy Collette of Lansing, MI; and…

                                                      • Corning, Elizabeth L. (Brinkmann)

                                                        • Crook, Lois (Van Gestel)

                                                          • Dalzell, Warner G.

                                                            • Dawe, Stephen J.

                                                              • DeChristopher, Josephine

                                                                Josephine DeChristopher 1916-2008 WEST SPRINGFIELD - Josephine (Piccirillo) DeChristo-pher, 92, of West Springfield died Monday, August 11, 2008. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on August 4, 1916 and was the daughter of the late Costabile and Frances Piccirillo. She was predeceas-ed by her husband, Anthony, in 1967. She was also predeceased by her five sisters and one brother. She will be deeply missed by her beloved daughters, Donna and her husband Richard Andre of West Springfield and Lena and her husband…

                                                                • Demetri, James "Jim"

                                                                  • DiSciullo, Judith (Bottomly)

                                                                    • Domond, Esmeralda A.

                                                                      Brockton Esmeralda Ange Domond, 9 years old, died unexpectedly, Thursday, July 31, 2008, at Childrens Hospital in Boston. Born May 31, 1999, in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, she was a daughter of Lesly Ange Domond and Shirley St. Georges. Esmeralda was a third grade student at the Ashfield School in Brockton. She is survived by her parents, Lesly Ange Domond and Shirley St. Georges; her brothers, Rooney Ange Domond and Guyvenson Ange Domond; granddaughter of Saphira and Guy Domond. Funeral from the Russell &…

                                                                      • Downs, William F.

                                                                        • DuBois, Angela C. (Arroyo)

                                                                          • Dugas, Jeannette A.

                                                                            Jeannette A. Dugas of Dracut Jeannette A. (St. Cyr) Dugas, 97, widow of Harvey Dugas, a Dracut resident. Relatives and friends may call at the McKENNA-OUELLETTE FUNERAL HOME, 327 Hildreth Street from 5 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. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the D'Youville Foundation, P.O. Box 8828, Lowell, MA 01853. For…

                                                                            • Duval, Normand G.

                                                                              Normand G. Duval 1928 2008 CHICOPEE Normand G. "Duey" Duval, 79, of the Fairview section of Chicopee was Called Safely Home on Saturday, August 9, 2008 surrounded by the care and comfort of his loving family. He was born in Holyoke on August 18, 1928, a beloved son of the late Alfred J. and Rhea (Gagnon) Duval. He was raised on Britton Street in the Fairview section of Chicopee and moved to Holyoke at the age of 12. He graduated from the former Immaculate Conception Elementary School and the…

                                                                              • Edlund, Amanda R.

                                                                                West Bridgewater Amanda Rose Edlund, 14, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008. She was a happy girl who loved cooking, reading and spending time with family and friends. She is survived by her mother, Miriam Johnson Ed-lund; her father, Eric Edlund; her stepmother, Melinda; her paternal grandparents, Evelyn and the late Charles Edlund; her maternal grandparents, Bruce and Laurel Johnson; her many loving aunts and uncles, Brian and Heather, Carl and Gayle, Carloyn and Robert, Chuck, Chris and…

                                                                                • Edward Maloof

                                                                                  Edward Maloof, of Raynham, died Monday, August 11, at Caritas Good Samaritan Hospital after being stricken ill. Edward was the devoted husband of Kathryn (Dolan) for 59 years. Born in Boston, the son of the late George and Johanna (Sweeney) Maloof. He moved to Raynham  50 years ago. Edward summered at Sagamore Beach for many years, he owned and operated The Landing Variety stores in Sagamore Beach and Eastham from 1956 until his retirement. Edward was a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service…

                                                                                  • Elkinson, Stella L. (Such)

                                                                                    • Emond, Cecile

                                                                                      Cecile G. Emond, 93, of Shrewsbury died Tuesday, August 12th in UMASS Memorial Medical Center- University Campus after an illness. Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main Street, Shrewsbury is assisting the Emond family with arrangements.

                                                                                      • Estes, David

                                                                                        • Eugene, Robert E.

                                                                                          • Ezrin, Arthur L.

                                                                                            • Ferrari, Clara B. (Seymour)

                                                                                              • Fleck M.D., Sigmund D.

                                                                                                • Fontaine, Willie Pearl

                                                                                                • Foster, Betty L. (Froberg)

                                                                                                  • Franklin, Elwood William

                                                                                                    Elwood William Franklin 1927-2008 AGAWAM - Elwood William Franklin, 81, departed this life on Sunday, August 10, 2008 at home. He was born on June 5, 1927 in Dunkirk, MD, son of the late Lydia W. (Watkins) and Otha T. Franklin. Elwood retired from the U.S. Air Force and the United States Post Office. He is preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Harrison M. Franklin and Stanley O. Franklin; sisters, Doris M. Jones and Adele C. Jones. Elwood leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Jeretha (Sutton)…

                                                                                                    • Gaeta, Leonard A.

                                                                                                      • Garafalo, Mary A. (Shea)

                                                                                                        • Garrigan, Lorraine Ann (Doucette)

                                                                                                          • Geary, Mary A. (Doherty)

                                                                                                            • Gillespie, James Wollaston

                                                                                                              • Gold, Tamara Sue

                                                                                                                Tamara Sue Gold of Lowell and Concord Lowell Tamara Sue Gold of Lowell, Concord, formerly Charlotte, NC, passed away on Tuesday, August 12, 2008. Tamara was the devoted daughter of Ida Gold and the late Robert Gold. Loving mother of Benjamin Epstein and Howard Gutzeit. Dear sister of Richard Gold, Michael Gold and Andrea Zall. Devoted aunt of several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Ms. Gold grew up in Sharon and lived most of her adult life in Charlotte, NC until she became ill with…

                                                                                                                • Goldberg, Jack Max

                                                                                                                  • Graf, Robert T.

                                                                                                                    • Guarnieri, Andrew

                                                                                                                      • Hadjoglou, Stella

                                                                                                                        Stella Hadjoglou, 96, of Park Avenue, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2008 surrounded by her family. A full obituary will appear in tomorrow's edition of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. The Graham, Putnam & Mahoney Funeral Parlors of Worcester have been entrusted with arrangements.

                                                                                                                        • Harrington, James E.

                                                                                                                          James E. Harrington 1926-2008 SPRINGFIELD - James Edward Harrington, 82 passed away peacefully Sunday August 10, 2008 at Baystate Medical Center, after a short illness. He was born in Springfield and was a member of Holy Cross Church. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII. After the war he worked as a Firefighter for the Springfield Fire Department for 33 years, and was also employed by the Warren F. Hoye Company for 32 years. He was predeceased by his two brothers, George J. Harrington, and John T.…

                                                                                                                          • Harvey, Earl L.

                                                                                                                            Earl L. Harvey, 63, died Monday, August 11, 2008 at UMASS Memorial Health Care, University Campus, Worcester. He was the loving husband of Gloria D. (Jolicoeur) Harvey for 42 years. Born in Putnam and raised in Thompson, he was the son of the late Edith (Harvey) Patterson and the late Ralph Patterson. Mr. Harvey was a self-employed machinist having owned and operated EL Grinding. He retired in 2000. Earl was a U.S. Army Veteran having served as a reservist during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed fishing,…

                                                                                                                            • Hurwitz, Pearl E. (Goldsmith)

                                                                                                                              • Jussaume, Louis J.

                                                                                                                                Louis J. Jussaume, 75, of Gilboa St., died Sun. Aug. 10, peacefully at his home with his family by his side. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Shelia J. (True) Jussaume; two daughters, Julie A. Jussaume of Brighton, and Katie B. and her husband, Craig M. Kackenmeister, of Macungie, PA; his brother, Jerome D. Jussaume, and his wife, Elaine, of Douglas; his sister, Adele, and her husband, Peter Mitsin, of Dublin, GA; and several nephews and nieces. Born in Worcester on June 3, 1933, he was the son of…

                                                                                                                                • Kandilis, Christos A.

                                                                                                                                  • Kendall, Leroy W.

                                                                                                                                    Leroy W. Kendall 1919-2008 SOUTH HADLEY - Leroy W. Kendall, 89, of Lathrop St., died Sunday August 10, 2008, at the Willimansett Nursing Center. He was born in Granby. Leroy was the son of the late William and Rose (Dressell) Kendall. He was educated in the Granby Schools. Leroy served in the United States Army during World War II in the Pacific. He retired from A.G. Spaulding and worked at the Springfield Armory for twenty years. Leroy enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He was predeceased by his wife,…

                                                                                                                                    • Kirkorian, Kirkor G.

                                                                                                                                      invited, In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may make Memorial Contributions in his name to either, Saints Vartanantz Armenian Church, 180 Old Westford Rd. Chelmsford, MA 01824 or Allegiance Hospice 67 Middle St. #503 Lowell, MA 01852. Interment in Westlawn Cemetery. Funeral Director Walter F. Bayliss, Jr. MORSE-BAYLISS FUNERAL HOME

                                                                                                                                      • Lane, Agnes T.

                                                                                                                                        Agnes T. Lane formerly of Acton; 92 Vero Beach, FL Agnes T. Lane, 92 beloved wife of the late Richard F. Lane, of Vero Beach, FL. Formerly of E. Dennis, MA and Acton, MA, passed away on August 10, 2008. She is survived by her 3 sons, Richard F. Lane Jr. of Greensboro, NC, Michael of Worcester, and Kenneth Lane of Leominster, her daughters in law, Mary and Terry Lane, sister in law, Mary Morrissey of W. Roxbury, twelve grandchildren, ten great children and 19 nieces and nephews. LANE Services will begin at…

                                                                                                                                        • Larson, Wallace M.

                                                                                                                                          Wallace M. Larson LEESBURG, FL - Wallace M. Larson, 84, passed away peacefully at his home surround-ed by his family on August 5, 2008 in Leesburg, FL. He was a West Springfield native and retired from the West Springfield Police Dept. He was a WWII Navy veteran. Mr. Larson is survived by his wife of 48 years, Beverly (Thayer) Larson of Leesburg, a daughter, Melodie Peters and her husband Earl of Old Lyme, CT, two sons, Eric Larson of Chester, VT and Glen Larson and his wife Susan of Plattsburg, NY; nine…

                                                                                                                                          • Lennon Jr., Ralph A.

                                                                                                                                            Ralph A. Lennon, Jr. of Charlton passed away on August 9, 2008. Brother of Thomas Lennon and his wife Carol of Tewksbury; also survived by several nieces and nephews. Brother of the late Judith Frassica. Ralph's wishes were for a very private service. Donations can be made to Ralph's favorite charity: Nativity Prepatory School, 39 Lamartine St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130-1947. There is no wake; burial is private. Shawsheen Funeral Home, Bedford.

                                                                                                                                            • Levenson, Frances (Shultz)

                                                                                                                                              • Lingley, Vincent G.

                                                                                                                                                Vincent G. Lingley 1939-2008 HOLYOKE - Vincent G. Lingley, 69, of Allyn St. died Sunday August 10, 2008 at at the Holyoke Medical Center. He was born in Holyoke. Vincent was the son of the late Raymond and Marion (Beals) Lingley and his step-mother Helen (Twarog) Lingley. He was educated in the Holyoke Schools. Vincent was the Food Service Director for the Holyoke Catholic High School and retired in October 2007, he served as head Chef at the Shriners Hospital for twenty years, and work in many local…

                                                                                                                                                • Liz, Nuart

                                                                                                                                                • LoPreste, Gaetano J. "Ted"

                                                                                                                                                  • Lucia, Maria A. (Staffiere)

                                                                                                                                                    • Mac, Bernie (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                                                                      • MacKinnon, Edward F.

                                                                                                                                                        • Maida, Filomena T.

                                                                                                                                                          Filomena T. Maida 1976-2008 ENFIELD, CT - Filomena Theresa (Scala) Maida 32, Ascended into the Journey of Ever-lasting Life, August 9th, 2008. Filomena was born in Springfield, May 7th, 1976, the beloved daughter, of Carmino and Rosa (Daniele) Scala, of Springfield. She was a graduate of Commerce High School, and also attended Springfield Technical Community College. Filomena was presently employed as a Toddler Assistant Teacher at the New England Preschool Academy, Windsor Locks, Ct. Previously, she worked…

                                                                                                                                                          • Makela, Joyce M. (Burlingame)

                                                                                                                                                            Joyce M. (Burlingame) Makela, 83, of Worcester, formerly of West Boylston died Sun., Aug. 10, 2008. Her husband Amos Makela died in 1970. She leaves a daughter, Lynn M. Valois of West Boylston; a brother, Dexter Burlingame of Seattle, WA; three grandchildren and nieces and nephews. A son Benton R. "Benny" Makela died in 2001. She was born in the Oakdale section of West Boylston, daughter of Alfred D. and Lila (York) Burlingame and graduated from Major Edwards High School and lived in West Boylston…

                                                                                                                                                            • Maloof, Edward

                                                                                                                                                              • McCauley, Kathleen L. (Corry)

                                                                                                                                                                • McDonald, Denis L.

                                                                                                                                                                  Denis L. McDonald, 81, of Coach Rd. Apartments in Upton, formerly of A St. in Douglas died suddenly Mon. Aug. 11 after being stricken ill at home. His wife of 56 years Betty I. (Beauregard) McDonald died March 4, 2007. He is survived by a son Kevin A. McDonald of Monson; 3 daughters Kathy A. Dwight of Portsmouth NH, Kerrie A. Impey of Northbridge, and Kris A. Gray of Uxbridge; 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers Roger McDonald of Worcester, Andrew McDonald of CT, and Cleo McDonald of…

                                                                                                                                                                  • McGrane, John W.

                                                                                                                                                                    John W. McGrane MASSACHUSETTS: August 10, 2008. Predeceased by his brother, Barry. Survived by his wife, Helen (Maginn), daughters, Kathleen (Michael Butler) McGrane and Mary Paquette of MA; sons, Joseph (Tina) McGrane and John (Donna DeFord) McGrane; 5 grandchildren; brothers, Jim (Shan) and David McGrane; several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Friday 4-7PM at Farrell-Ryan Funeral Home, 777 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY. Funeral Mass, 9:30 Saturday at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Interment, Holy Sepulchre…

                                                                                                                                                                    • McLucas, Herbert W.

                                                                                                                                                                      • Melia, Helen R. (Akstin)

                                                                                                                                                                        Helen R. (Akstin) Melia, 79, of Horseshoe Dr., died Tuesday August 12th in the Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester. Her husband of 52 years, John F. Melia died in 2002. She leaves her two daughters, Tracy A. Flynn and her husband Michael of Shrewsbury and Sharon R. Melia of Auburn; her sister, Anna Akstin of Worcester, and her two grandsons, Christopher and Nolan Flynn of Shrewsbury, whom she adored. She was predeceased by her son, Douglas J. Melia in 1992 and by her brother, John Akstin. She was born in…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Merriman, Daniel C. (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                                                                                          • Michael J. Madden

                                                                                                                                                                            Michael J. Madden, 51, of Raynham, died August 6, 2008, at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center after a brief illness. Born in Boston on January 14, 1957, a son of Joan C. (Redington) Madden of South Carolina and the late James T. Madden, he was raised in Avon and was a graduate of Avon High School. A veteran of the US Air Force, he served during peace time. Michael was employed as a heating and air conditioning technician. He was an avid sports enthusiast who enjoyed the Red Sox, Bruins and Patriots.…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Mills, Marguerite "Maggie" (Ketchen)

                                                                                                                                                                              • Moriarty, Thomas F.

                                                                                                                                                                                Thomas F. Moriarty HOLYOKE - Mr. Thomas F. Moriarty, 62, of 25 Brightside Drive, Holyoke, died Tuesday at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Born in Springfield, son of the late Thomas and Dorothy (O'Brien) Moriarty Osterman. He was educated in Holyoke schools. He worked at the Holyoke Geriatric Center and Liquors #44 in Holyoke. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He leaves one brother, Daniel Osterman and his wife Karen (Buckley) Osterman of Columbus, Ohio and one sister Julia Moriarty Hockaday…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Morris, Frank V.

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Moulton Jr., George F.

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Munger, Sister Theresa

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Murphy, Stephen F.

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Nagle Sr., Russell Jerome

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Newell, Joyce L.

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Newton, Richard C.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Richard C. Newton, 72, of 3671 Chestnut Hill Avenue, died Tuesday, August 12, 2008 at his summer residence on Queen Lake in Phillipston. He was born in Gardner, Massachusetts, October 12, 1935 the son of Carl O. and Dorothy M. (Laford) Newton. He grew up in Athol, graduating from Athol High School in 1953. Richard served with the Army National Guard for several years. He started working for the L.S. Starrett Company in 1953, working in research and development, later becoming the works manager until his…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pacione, Gabriel L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Panzica, Joseph S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pappas Sr., Peter

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pertillar, Winifred Renee

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Winifred Renee Pertillar 1972-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Winifred R. Pertillar departed this life on Friday, August 8, 2008. She was born on January 25, 1972 in Spring-field, MA, daughter of Winifred and Allan Russell, Franklin and Barbara Goodridge. Winifred graduated in 1990 from Central High School. She was a counselor for the State of Connecticut at the Department of Corrections. She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Landry M. Pertillar; her children, Randi Bryana Haskins, Andre Brown Jr. and Andrew…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Petrelli, Helen E. (Kottori)

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Helen E. (Kottori) Petrelli, age 88, of 28 East Main Street, died Monday, August 11, 2008 at home. She leaves a daughter, Debra C. Cronin Hamilton of Kensington, CA; a brother, John Katori of Charlton; a sister, Sophie Kattori of Webster; a granddaughter, Linda Anderson of Oxford and a great-grandson, Nicholas Anderson. She also leaves her longtime companion, John Tillson of Webster. She was predeceased by her son, Kenneth Petrelli of Webster, a daughter, Sandra Petrelli of Camarillo, CA; two brothers,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Potter, Jean D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Jean D. Potter 1939 - 2008 CHICOPEE - Jean D. Potter, 69, a retired bookkeeper for Springfield Technical Commun-ity College in Springfield, passed away on Monday, August 11, 2008 in Baystate Medical Center. Born in Springfield, May 29, 1939, the daughter of the late Paul E. and Dorothea E. (Palmer) Potter, she was educated in local schools and was awarded her associates degree from STCC. Jean has been a resident of Chicopee for the past 30 years and she worshipped at the Pioneer Valley Baptist Church. She…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rader, Paula J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Paula J. Rader lifelong resident of Chelmsford; 44 Chelmsford Paula J. (Jacobs) Rader, 44, a lifelong resident of Chelmsford, died on Monday, August 11, 2008, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of the late James (Linger) Rader who died in 2002. Paula was born on August 13, 1963 in Lowell a daughter of the late Andrew J. and Bernice L. (Krapowicz) Jacobs. She had worked as a Pharmacy Technician at Lahey Clinic in Burlington. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Raymond H. Plourde

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Raymond H. Plourde, 87 years old, died suddenly at Morton Hospital on Saturday evening, Aug. 9, 2008 after being stricken ill at his home. Born in New Bedford, son of the late Basil and Aurore (Turcotte) Plourde. He was educated in New Bedford Schools and was a graduate of New Bedford High School. Raymond served in the US Army during World War II in Asia and was discharged with the rank of S/SGT. From 1951 to 1999, he was the owner of Taunton Auto Supply. He was a member of the David F. Adams VFW Post 611…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Reilly, Marian C. (McCamley)

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rice, Marion R. (Brown)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Rosenberger, Paul J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Santaniello, Monsigner Alfonso

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Monsigner Alfonso Santaniello 1929 - 2008 ACQUAROLA, ITALY - Monsignor Alfonso Santaniello, 78, of Acquorola, Italy passed away July 18, 2008. He was born in Bracig-liano, Italy and was the son of Ferdinando Santaniello and Giuseppina Calvanese. In 2007, he celebrated his 50 year recognition as a preist of his town. He leaves behind his brothers Mario of Springfield, Livio, Gennaro and sister Carmela, his nieces and nephews Ferdinando, Alfonso, Joanne, Giuseppina, Carmela, Sabatino, Giuseppina, Johnny,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Schipani, Gary F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Gary F. Schipani of Chelmsford; 60 CHELMSFORD Gary F. Schipani, age 60, of Chelmsford, passed away on July 31, 2008 after a long struggle following a brain injury. He was surrounded by his loving family and passed peacefully. Gary was born on March 22, 1948 in Buffalo, NY to the late Nicholas and Concetta (Carozzolo) Schipani. He was the husband of Lori Hanlon Schipani of Chelmsford, whom he married on November 7, 1987. Gary will be greatly missed by his wife and his three sons, Gary II and his wife,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Schmitter, Lillian

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Lillian Schmitter 1917 - 2008 SOUTH HADLEY - Lillian C. (Helm) Schmitter, 90, of South Hadley and previously of Holyoke, Westfield and Chicopee, died Friday, Aug. 8, 2008 at the Wingate of South Hadley. Born in Anderson, Indiana on Nov. 5, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Clinton & Mamie (Miller) Helm. Lillian worked as a homemaker and also served as an officer in the Salvation Army. Lillian was the wife of the late Raymond Schmitter, the mother of the late Jon C. Schmitter and grandmother of the…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Shea, Rev. John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rev. John J. Shea HOLYOKE - Rev. John J. Shea, 88, former Pastor of Immacu-late Heart of Mary Church in Granby, died Sunday at the Providence Hospital. Born in Holyoke son of the late John J. & Katherine (Martyn) Shea. Educated in Holyoke schools he attended St. Charles College in Catonsville Mds. & The Grand Seminary in Montreal 1941 - 1945. He was ordained by the late Bishop Rev. T.M. O'Leary DD on Jan. 13, 1945 in Springfield. He did Postgraduate studies at Catholic University (School of…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sigda, Albin J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Albin J. Sigda 1920 - 2008 HOLYOKE - Albin J. Sigda 88 of Holyoke died Aug.8, 2008. Born in Holyoke May 21, 1920 he was the son of Joseph &Mary(Kulpa) Sigda. He was educated in Holyoke schools and a graduate of Amherst College & Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Albin was an Army Veteran of WWII serving in N. Africa & Italy as an Intelligence Specialtist where he received the Bronze Star & attained the rank of Capt. He worked for over 30 years at the Travelers Insurance Co. in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sigourney, Jane McConell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jane McConnell Sigourney, 90, of North Haven, CT formerly of Oxford, MA, passed away Saturday, August 9, 2008 in Wallingford, CT. She was the devoted wife of Carl G. Sigourney. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday morning at 10:00 in St. Frances Cabrini Church, North Haven, CT. Interment will follow in the North Cemetery, Oxford, MA. The visiting hours will be Wednesday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Smith Sr., Donald E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Donald E. Smith, Sr., 71, of Diane Ave., died Tuesday, August 12, 2008 in UMASS-Memorial Hospital, Belmont St., Worcester. The Britton-Wallace Funeral Home, 91 Central St. Auburn is assisting the family with arrangements which are incomplete.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Stefano, Mildred

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bridgewater Mildred (Russo) Stefano, 91, of Bridgewater, formerly of Saugus and East Boston, died Aug. 11, 2008. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry Stefano; loving mother of Henry "Hank" Stefano and his wife Arlene of Bridgewater and Gregory "Greg" Stefano and his wife Deborah of Georgetown; dear sister of the late Alice Cafano, Jennie Bucca, Rose Stevens, Lucille Messina and Joseph Russo; cherished grandmother of Suzanne Feeney, Karen Salisbury, Nicole, Gregory and Gina Stefano;…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Stowers, Carolyn E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Carolyn E. Stowers 1927-2008 HAMPDEN - Carolyn E. (Appleby) Stowers, 81, of 23 Mohawk Drive, passed away on Sunday at her home. She was the cherished wife of Robert "Bob" R. Stowers. Born in Springfield, Carolyn was the daughter of Howard and Beatrice (Chauvin) Appleby and she attended the Federated Church of Hampden. Her greatest love in her life was her family. Carolyn was employed at Buxton, Inc. for more than 35 years before retiring and had lived in Hampden for 36 years. Carolyn and Bob were…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sullivan, Lawrence Francis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Lawrence Francis Sullivan avid fisherman; 47 Lowell Mr. Lawrence Francis Sullivan, 47, of Lowell died Tuesday, August 12, 2008. He was married to Mrs. Susan M. (Kirane) Sullivan with whom he had celebrated seventeen years of marriage. Born in Arlington, MA on August 9, 1961, the son of Walter F. and Mary A. (Crowley) Sullivan of Burlington, MA. He was a graduate of Burlington High School with the class of 1980. He served with the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged in January of 1981. He was…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Thomas H. Guglielmo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    In Attleboro, of Rehoboth, August 9, 2008, Thomas H. Guglielmo died peacefully at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro after a brief illness at the age of 53. Born in Fall River, Thomas is the son of Thomas and Eugenie (Dufour) Guglielmo, Jr. Thomas spent most of his life in Rehoboth and was educated at Dighton-Rehoboth High School, graduating in 1973, then went on to Bristol Community College. He was a construction worker most of his life, working for J. Fisk Construction Company in Seekonk, also Derby…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Trilsch, Louis A.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dr. Frank E. Wheatley Jr. of Ormond Beach, Fla., formerly of Milton and Lexington, a radiologist and World War...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Usher, James R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          James R. Usher, 51, of Upland St. died Monday August 11th after being stricken at work. The Britton-Wallace Funeral Home, 91 Central St., Auburn is assisting the family with the arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Weldon, Vivian A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Vivian A. Weldon of Lowell Vivian A. (Benoit) Weldon of Lowell died Aug. 11 2008. Visiting hours Wed. 3 to 7 p.m. Funeral Thurs. at 9AM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10AM at St. Catherine's Church, Westford. Burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Lowell. Memorials may be made in her name to the D'Youville Senior Care Center, 981 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854 or Lowell VNA Hospice, P.O. Box 1965, Lowell, MA 01853-1965. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • White, Willie H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Willie H. White 1937-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Willie Horace White, 71, of 52 Horace Street, departed this life on Monday, August 11, 2008, at his home after a long illness. Born in Sneads, Florida, he was a 30-year Springfield resident and worked as a carpenter. He is survived by his wife, JuliaWhite of Springfield; 3 sons Calvin White, Carlton Torres (& wife Lashanna), and Horace White; 6 daughters, Bernice White, Alisa (& husband, Calvin) White-Wilson (his caregiver), Relissa White, Julia Watkins,…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Josephine Boissonnault Wing 1930-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Josephine Fielders Boissonnault Wing, 78, left this earth for a life among the angels onAugust 7, 2008. She was born in Springfield, MA on March 26, 1930 to the late Leon and Mildred (Flint) Fielders. She loved her children and grandchildren more than anything on this earth. She took up many professions and hobbies during her lifetime and was always searching for the next task or skill she could learn.During the last few months of her life she had taken up…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Yannone, Jerilynn L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Halifax Jerilynn L. (Carr) Yannone, 65, of Halifax, died Aug. 12, 2008, at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital. She was born in Brockton, daughter of the late Robert E. and Helen J. (Drew) Carr and was raised and educated in Rockland. She was a graduate of Rockland High School and later received nursing training at the Brockton Hospital School of Nursing and Massasoit Community College. Mrs. Yannone had been employed as a licensed practical nurse at Goddard Hospital in Stoughton for many years and at the…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Alexander, Doris L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Althea (Woods) Follins

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Alvaredo, Julia Rodriguez

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Apolonia Pietruszka, devoted to church

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Bulloch II, William F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Callahan, Florence V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Campbell, Wallace S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Carl D. Reardon, 59

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Charles Waterhouse, former Plainfield official

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Charlotte Fay Diver, 78

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Clara S. Barnard

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Corning, Elizabeth L.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Dorothea Tomashefsky, 95

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Earley, Evelyn N.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Frances A. Sullivan, 72

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Frances Levenson, 89

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Garlin, Thomas J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • George E. Letendre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Gillespie, James W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Gilman, Joseph Z.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Harriet Winchester, 80

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Henry P. Shea Jr.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Hilda Martin

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • James E. Robbins, 83

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jones, Margaret M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Kathleen T. Leonard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lander, Carroll

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Leslie R. Surette, 88

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Levenson, Frances

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Madden, Michael J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Maria P. Amarello

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Marie Proulx, centenarian, schoolteacher

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Martineau, Bernadette

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mills, Marguerite

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Moulton Jr., George F.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pacione, Gabriel L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Porter, Barbara M.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rice, Marion R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Richard C. Dils memorial service

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Robbins Jr., James E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rodney Mackie, long career at National Felt

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Shamma, Deborah Jean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Shanahan, Paul J.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sussky, Joseph J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sybil Stafford

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Violet E. D'Amici

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Zoe S. Clark

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