Saturday, August 16, 2008

Massachusetts Daily Obituaries 08/16/08

  • Anicetus CSJ, Sister Santosca (Laura R.)

    • Antoniucci, Orazio

      Orazio Antoniucci 1916-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Orazio "Ozzie" A. Antoniucci, 91, died August 11, 2008 at home with his aughter Linda at his side. He was born in Springfield on December 16, 1916 to Angelo and Pauline (Cipriani) Antoniucci. A lifelong resident of Springfield, Ozzie graduated from Springfield Trade School and was a communicant of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. He was a veteran of World War II where he served in the Army, Battery C 274th Armored Field Artillery Battalion. He was stationed…

      • Archibald Jr., Frederick A.

        • Barris, Arthur R.

          Arthur R. Barris of Nashua, NH Arthur R. Barris, 88, of Nashua, NH, died on Wednesday, August 13, 2008. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday afternoon from 3 to 7 p.m. at the BLAKE FUNERAL HOME, 24 Worthen St., Chelmsford. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday morning at 10 o'clock at St. Anne's Episcopal Church, Merrimack and Kirk St., Lowell. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Arthur's name to the Alzheimer's Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. Arrangements by…

          • Berg, Lee (Hyte)

            • Bessette, Gordon L.

              Gordon L. Bessette 1924-2008 CHICOPEE - Gordon L. Bessette, 83, died August 15, 2008 at Wingate at South Hadley. He was born in Burlington, VT to the late William and Lottie (Flood) Bessette. He was a truck driver for A&PWarehouse. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Mary (Bergeron) Bessette in 2005. He leaves his eleven children: Gordon, Andrew, Steven, Maureen, Cathy, Doreen, Nancy, Donna, Paula, Mary and Susie; a brother, Carl; a sister, Thelma and many grandchildren. He also leaves…

              • Bettencourt, Bernardete "Bernie"

                Bernardete 'Bernie' Bettencourt of Lowell, active at St. Anthony Church; 58 LOWELL Bernardete 'Bernie' (Mendonca) Bettencourt, 58, of Lowell, died August 15, 2008, at Kindred Hospital, after a short illness. A daughter of the late Ramiro and the late Maria Gloria (Sousa) Mendonca, she was born May 17, 1950, in Graciosa, moving to Lowell with her family in 1967. She made her home in Lowell and was a communicant of St. Anthony's Church. She was also a member of the Holy Ghost Society, and…

                • Billett Sr., Clifford L.

                  Clifford L. Billett, Sr. 1920 - 2008 HATFIELD - Clifford Leon Billett, Sr., 88, of 60 Bridge St. Hatfield, MA. was called peacefully home on Monday, August 11, 2008 surrounded by the care and comfort of his loving family. He was born in McBain, Michigan on april 5, 1920, a beloved son of the late Vern and Lillian (Bodi) Billett. He entered the Army January 14, 1942 and served in the infantry in the Central Europe Campaign and enlisted in the Army Air Core while in Europe on January 6, 1946. He fought in…

                  • Bobst, Rita V.

                    Brockton Rita V. (Healy) Bobst, of Brockton, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Harry T. Bobst Jr. Born and rais-ed in Jamaica Plain, she was a daughter of the late Bernard and Mary (Mulrey) Healy and had been a resident of Brockton since 1973. Prior to her marriage, she was a flight attendant for Eastern Airlines and had also been a real estate broker for Chart Realty in Brockton and most recently was a food demonstrator at…

                    • Bourassa, Leo D. "Pete"

                      Leo "Pete" D. Bourassa, 73, of Worcester, died Thursday, August 14, 2008, in his home surrounded by his loving family. Pete's funeral will be held Monday, August 18th from the MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, with a Mass at 11:00 AM in Saint Joseph's Church, Auburn. Calling hours will be held Sunday, August 17th from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM in the funeral home. Pete's full obituary will appear in Sunday's edition.

                      • Bourcier, Lawrence P.

                        Lawrence P. Bourcier 1931-2008 LUDLOW - Lawrence P. Bourcier 76 of Ludlow died suddenly Wednesday August 13, 2008. Born in Ludlow, MA November 11, 1931 son of the late Bertha (Plouffe) and Lionel Bourcier Sr. Educated in local schools, Larry proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict as a member of the United States Navy attaining the rank of shopkeeper 2nd Class. He later worked for New England Telephone as a telephone technician lineman with many years of service. A faithful Communicant of St.…

                        • Bryan Scot LaVoie

                          • Cabana, Catherine Barbara (Bergeron)

                            Catherine Barbara (Bergeron) Cabana, 80, of Worcester, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family in the Rose Monahan Hospice Residence in Worcester after an illness. Britton-Wallace Funeral Home, 91 Central Street, Auburn is assisting the Cabana family with arrangements.

                            • Caravaggio, Silvio

                              • Carey, Michael C.

                                Hanson Michael C. Carey, 60, of Hanson, died Wednesday, in Morton Hospital in Taunton, after a long illness. He was born in Weymouth, May 23,1948, a son of the late Frederick and Lorraine (Dalton) Carey. He attended Cardinal Spellman High School in Brockton and was a graduate of Whitman Hanson Regional High School. Mr. Carey had been a resident of Hanson for the past 38 years. He was a diesel mechanic and the owner of the Whaling City Marina in New Bedford and was a member of the Mass. Marine Trades Assoc.…

                                • Carraturo, Joseph

                                  Kingston, N.Y. Joseph Carraturo, 69, of Tenbroeck Avenue, formerly of Woodstock, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at home. He was born in Staten Island, Sept. 21, 1938, a son of the late Domenico and Louisa Ede Carraturo. He was a career U.S. Air Force veteran, having served in Vietnam, stationed throughout the United States at Otis AF Base, Cape Cod, Penniscola, Florida, Massachusetts, Atlanta, Georgia, Holland and Korea. He was a Grade E6 Technical Sergeant, assigned to the Military Police and…

                                  • Catherine Belmonte

                                    • Cecile M. Ziajor

                                      Cecile M. 'Cil'(Gaboury) Ziajor, 79 years old, died in the Taunton Nursing Home on August 14, 2008 following a short period of health. Born in Woonsocket, RI daughter of the late Henry and Fleurinda (Vadnais) Gadboury. She was educated in St Clare's School in Woonsocket. After her marriage she moved to Taunton which was in 1953. She is the wife of the late Walter 'Chick' Ziajor. Cil was a very active volunteer at Morton Hospital and was so honored by the Hospital as Volunteer of the…

                                      • Cortellino Esquire, Joseph C.

                                        • Cortellino, Joseph C.

                                          invited. Funeral Director Walter F. Bayliss, Jr.

                                          • Cristoforo, Carl

                                            • Danberg, Edith (Minkowitz)

                                              • Daniel A. Petitpas

                                                • DiPierdomenico, Maria Ferrone

                                                  Maria Ferrone DiPierdomenico, 88, of 50 Ramshorn Rd., died Wednesday, August 13, in Webster Manor. Her husband, Silvino DiPierdomenico, died in 1986. She leaves her son, Aurelio "Nino" and his wife Mary Ann DiPierdomenico with whom she lived; her daughter, Angela and her husband Pasquale DeThomasis of Rensselaer, New York; 7 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was born in Abbateggio PR Pescara, Italy, the daughter of Cesidio and Angela Danese Ferrone. She emigrated to…

                                                • Donelia M. Chatis

                                                  • Doolittle, Lillian

                                                    Lillian Doolittle 1918-2008 EAST LONGMEADOW - Lillian Doolittle, 90, of Inward Commons, East Long-meadow and formerly a longtime West Springfield resident, passed away on Monday, August 11, 2008 at Life Care Center of Wilbraham. Born in Springfield, January 14, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Frank E. and Carrie (Stedman) Freyenhagen. She was the widow of Frank D. Doolittle, Jr. who died at the age of 39 and was the love of her life. She was also predeceased by her brother Leland Freyenhagen and…

                                                    • Dos Santos, Victor M.

                                                      • Downey, Joseph Gerard

                                                        • Duffy, Martina Therese "Marty"

                                                          • Elinor C. McCluskey

                                                            • Emma Blessington

                                                              • Enright, Joseph M.

                                                                • Farias, Alice (Marshall)

                                                                  • Fone, Doris E. (Taylor)

                                                                    • Frangules, Photis

                                                                      • Fregeau, James Louis

                                                                        WEST YARMOUTH —Jimmy Fregeau died peacefully on Aug. 8, 2008, after a heroic battle with cancer, accompanied by his family and friends. Jimmy was the beloved son of Barbara (Souza) Barabe and Ronald Fregeau. Jimmy was born, educated and worked his entire life on Cape Cod. An avid golfer, he only got to play on weekends, but thoroughly enjoyed every minute he was on the course with his buddies. He was also a pretty good fisherman and nearly always brought home dinner. Jimmy had many good times camping at…

                                                                        • Gartz, Charlotte (Udelson)

                                                                          • Gobeille, Gerard Alphonse

                                                                            Gerard Alphonse Gobeille 1915 - 2008 PORT CHARLOTTE, FL - Gerard Alphonse Gobeille. LTC. US Army, 92, passed away peacefully on July 27, 2008, He was born on October 11, 1915, in Springfield, MA, son of the late Pierre and Valinda (Bourcier) Gobeille. Gerry attended Cathedral High School in Springfield, where he was a prominent athlete and extraordinary scholar. He was All Western Mass. in football and was inducted into the Cathedral High School Sports Hall Of Fame in 2005. He continued his studies at…

                                                                            • Gorgone, Mary Ann (Fiorentino)

                                                                              • Gourde, Bruce L.

                                                                                Bruce L. Gourde 1974 - 2008 GRANBY - Mr. Bruce L. Gourde, 33, or 69 Amherst St, Granby, passed away peacefully at home surr-ounded by family and friends. Born in Holyoke, son of Irma (Perez) Gourde and the late Albert Gourde (1998). He was educated in Granby schools, and was employed at Custom Car Sound as an Auto Electrician. Bruce had a zest for life, among his many interests were fishing and riding his Harley. Besides his loving mother he leaves behind his brother, Robert Barcome and his wife, Brenda of…

                                                                                • Hartwich, Margaret P. (Carpenter)

                                                                                  • Harvey, Robert F. "Bobby"

                                                                                    • Hawkins, Ruth M. (Graham)

                                                                                      • Hemenway, Catherine M. (Sullivan)

                                                                                        • Hillman, Frank R.

                                                                                          Frank R. Hillman 1930 - 2008 WEST SPRINGFIELD - Frank R. Hillman, 78, of Railroad Street died Friday at home. Frank was born in Holyoke, the son of Frank and Anna (Pelton) Hillman Sr. He has lived in West Springfield for the past 39 years. He was a retired Collator Operator for Curtis Business Forms in Springfield. He was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church. He joined the United States Army in 1948 and after basic training was stationed with President Truman's Honor Guard for one year…

                                                                                          • Holm, Hope Parkhurst

                                                                                            • Jane Woodworth

                                                                                              Kenai, AK resident Jane Woodworth died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna, AK. She was 89. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at the Raynham Center First Congregational Church. The Rev. James Tilbe will officiate at the service. A reception will follow the service. She will be buried with her husband in Knollwood Memorial Park in Sharon, Mass. Mrs. Woodworth was born Sept. 6, 1918 in Boston, Mass. She grew up and received her education in Boston. She moved to…

                                                                                              • Jerry Wexler, famed record producer, dies at 91

                                                                                                • John V. Cardoso

                                                                                                  John V. Cardosa, 76 years old died at his home surrounded by his loving family on Thursday August 14, 2008. Born in Mederia, Portugal, he was the son of the late Januario Vieira and Virginia Cardoso. He has been a resident of Taunton since 1969. He was retired from Texas Instruments in Attleboro where he was a machinist for over 15 years. Previously he was employed by the Lucy Shoe Company in Bridgewater for many years. He was a communicant of Annunciation of the Lord Church. John enjoyed gar dening,…

                                                                                                • Jones, Elizabeth A.

                                                                                                  Elizabeth A. Jones 1926-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Elizabeth A. (Nichols) Jones, 81, of 250 Oak Grove Avenue, Springfield, MA, departed this life on Friday, August 8, 2008, at Baystate Medical Center. Born in Florida, she is the daughter of the late Lee Nichols and the late Anna (Johnson) Nichols. Elizabeth moved to Springfield 40 years ago and worked in local laundries as a presser. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Hartford, CT and a "Mother of the Church." She is survived by a sister,…

                                                                                                  • Joseph A. Leary

                                                                                                    • Kazis, Anargyros

                                                                                                      Brockton Anargyros Jerry Kazis, 75, of Brockton, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center, in Brockton, with is family by his side, after a long battle with a debilitating illness. He was the beloved husband of Penelope (Roufogalis) Kazis. Born Jan. 28, 1933, in Vassara, Greece, he was a son of the late Elias P. Kazis and Stavoula (Sakellaris) Kazis. Jerry came to the United States in 1951 and served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Kazis was a self-employed dry waller. He was a member of…

                                                                                                      • Keenan, Susan Ellen (Stetson)

                                                                                                        • Leahy, Richard A.

                                                                                                          • Leavitt, Rose (Fine)

                                                                                                            • Little, James Michael "Mike"

                                                                                                              James Michael "Mike" Little, 46, of Wysocki Drive, formerly of Millbury, died Thursday, August 14th, in the Rose Monahan Hospice Home, Worcester. He leaves his brother, Mark Little of Hawaii; his uncle and aunt, Richard and Rhea Ringgard of Auburn and good friends, Shelia Morse and Lucas Gagnon of both Worcester. He was born in Worcester, son of James M. and Judy A. (Ringgard) Little and was raised in West Millbury. Mike was a truck driver for Builders Systems, Inc. in Auburn for 6 years.…

                                                                                                              • Lynn, Alfred F.

                                                                                                                • Magazzu, Salvatore

                                                                                                                  • Maihos, Dorothy

                                                                                                                    • Malinowski, Frank J.

                                                                                                                      • Manning, Florence (Fitzgerald)

                                                                                                                        • Mantrafelias, Angelo N.

                                                                                                                          • Marcella, Alfred J.

                                                                                                                            • McCluskey, Elinor C. (Rogers)

                                                                                                                              • McGowan, Lt. Thomas P.

                                                                                                                                Lt. Thomas P. McGowan, retired Worcester fire fighter, 72, of Worcester, passed away Friday, August 15th in Maine Medical Center. The MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St. is honored to assist the family with arrangements.

                                                                                                                                • Mehta, Vanitaben Chhotalal

                                                                                                                                  • Merriman, Daniel C. (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                                                    • Miller, Laura S.

                                                                                                                                      Laura S. Miller, 81, of Westborough, died on Wednesday, August 13, 2008, at the Rose Monahan Hospice Residence in Worcester. She was the wife of 60 years to J. William Miller. Born in Arlington, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Femia) Scali. She was educated in Arlington schools and was a graduate of the Fay Secretarial School in Boston. Mrs. Miller was the former secretary for the Law Firm of Robert Gallagher, former secretary to Westborough Savings Bank President Walter Kinell and also…

                                                                                                                                      • Moriarty, Elizabeth J.

                                                                                                                                        • Musiak, Henry

                                                                                                                                          Henry Musiak 1924 - 2008 AGAWAM - Henry Musiak, 83, of Cardinal Drive died Thursday in a local nursing home. Henry was born in Greenfield and had lived in Northamp-ton for most of his life before moving to Agawam in 2005. He was drafted by the United States Marines at the age of 17 and served as a Corporal in the Pacific Area during World War II. He worked 30 years as an Injection Mold Operator for Pro-Brush in Florence and also as the caretaker of the Unitarian Church in Northampton for over 30 years.…

                                                                                                                                          • Newman, Edward L.

                                                                                                                                            Edward L. Newman, 56, of 192 Walnut St., died Wed., Aug 13, at home, after an illness. He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Sandra (Garcia) Newman; 3 daughters, Joy Newman of Holliston, Jennie and her husband Joe Arruda of New Bedford, and Melissa Spencer of Thompson, CT; 3 grandchildren, Leo Fahey-Newman, Samantha Hawkes, and Collin Hawkes; and several nephews and nieces. Born in Framingham on December 16, 1951, he was the son of Paul and Ruth (Grant) Coleman and lived in Douglas for 20 years.…

                                                                                                                                            • O'Halloran, Sally A.

                                                                                                                                              Sally A. O'Halloran 1922 2008 SPRINGFIELD Sally A. (McDowell) O'Halloran, 85, a longtime resident of Chestnut Street in the North End of Springfield was Called Safely Home on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 surrounded by the care and comfort of her loving family. She was born in Galway, Ireland on October 17, 1922, a beloved daughter of the late David and Teresa (Brennan) McDowell. She was raised in Galway and in 1937 at the age of 15, she moved to England where she worked during World War II. She…

                                                                                                                                              • Ollis, Josephine E. (Masino)

                                                                                                                                                • Ottariano, Mary D.

                                                                                                                                                • Parke-Hayward, Jacqueline Lee

                                                                                                                                                  • Peterson, Florence E.

                                                                                                                                                    Brockton Florence E. (Hollis) Peterson, lifelong of Brockton, passed away Aug. 13, 2008, after a period of failing health. She was a homemaker who enjoyed her grandchildren. She was the wife of the late Arthur E. Peterson, beloved mother of Donald Rogerson (and his late wife Shirley) of Newark, N.Y., Marcia Issa (and her husband Joseph) of Brockton and the late Sunya Peterson; loving grandmother of Sarah Issa, Darlene Wassink, Thomas Rogerson and James Rogerson; great-grandmother of seven; great…

                                                                                                                                                    • Petraglia, Ralph A.

                                                                                                                                                      • Petti, Lillian

                                                                                                                                                        Bridgewater Lillian (Metivier) (Boryszewski) Petti, 89, of Bridgewater, died Friday in the Sachem Nursing Home in East Bridgewater. She was born in Brockton, Feb. 9, 1919, a daughter of the late Charles H. and Jessie (Dearn) Metivier. She was raised and educated in Rockland and lived in Whitman until moving to Bridgewater 11 years ago. She was a graduate of a hairdressing school and enjoyed traveling. Wife of the late James Petti and the late Michael Boryszewski, she is survived by one brother, Joseph R.…

                                                                                                                                                        • Proulx, Sylvio A.

                                                                                                                                                          Sylvio A. Proulx, 94, of Main Street, died at home, Thursday, surrounded by his loving family. His wife was the late Doris L. (Blinn) Proulx, who died in 1991. He is survived by his daughters, Theresa and her husband Earl Johnson of Holland, Ann and her husband Dave Rose of Charlton, and Jean Proulx of Sturbridge. He also leaves 6 grandsons, Eric Johnson of Monson, Carl Johnson and Brian Johnson both of Holland, Christopher Rose, Brad Rose, and Glen Rose all of Charlton; 9 great-grandchildren; a sister,…

                                                                                                                                                          • Rathbun, Shirley E.

                                                                                                                                                            may call at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Ave., DRACUT, on Sunday from 2 until 5 P.M. Her Funeral Service will held on Monday at 10 A.M. in the funeral home. Interment in Westlawn Cemetery in Lowell. Those who wish can make donations in her name to the Lowell General Cancer Center, 295 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854. For online condolences and directions visit

                                                                                                                                                            • Richard J. Duarte

                                                                                                                                                              Richard J. Duarte, 40, life long of Brockton, died unexpectedly August 12, 2008. He was a member of Sheet metal Workers Union Local 17. Rick was a black belt in karate and was an instructor locally. He loved sports, fishing and playing golf. Rick was the beloved husband of Dena (Hadges) Duarte, loving father of Alexander and Nicholas, son of Ronald and Janet (Avery) Duarte of Taunton, brother of Ronald Duarte, Elizabeth Duarte and Rhonda Gauthier, all of New Hampshire, Robert Duarte and Robin Jones, both of…

                                                                                                                                                              • Richard Tomaszewki

                                                                                                                                                                • Salvucci, Mary L. (Rufo)

                                                                                                                                                                  • Sarsfield, Joan (Koeble)

                                                                                                                                                                    • Sartell, Marilyn L. (Lucca)

                                                                                                                                                                      • Scheid, William G.

                                                                                                                                                                        William G. Scheid of Tewksbury, Korean War vet; 76 TEWKSBURY William G. Scheid, age 76, a longtime Tewksbury resident and communicant of St. William's Parish, passed away after a brief illness, on Friday, August 15, 2008, at Lowell General Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Florence (Phelan) Scheid, with whom he would have celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on Monday, August 18, 2008. Born in Melrose on June 6, 1932, he was the son of the late Bernard and Margaret (Hancock) Scheid. Prior to…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Secord, Dorothy D. (Diorio)

                                                                                                                                                                          • Sheehan, William H.

                                                                                                                                                                            • Silva, Virginia V. Bennett (Limoli)

                                                                                                                                                                              Virginia V. (Limoli) Bennett, Silva, 82, of Peabody, formerly of 1112 West Boylston St., passed away Thursday, August 14th in the North Shore Medical Center, Salem. Friends and relatives are invited to visit with the family, Sunday, August 17th from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St., Worcester. A complete obituary will appear in Sunday's paper.

                                                                                                                                                                              • Songer, Joseph R. "Joey"

                                                                                                                                                                                Joseph R."Joey" Songer, 18, of 431 South Main Street, died unexpectedly late Thursday evening, August 14, 2008 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident, that he was a passenger in. Born on March 4, 1990 in Greenfield, he was a son of Chad Songer and Dusty (Landry) and attended Athol High School. Joey was employed at the Athol McDonald's at the time of his death. He loved music and had a large collection of CD's and loved to help Ethan Stone with local concerts. Joey also enjoyed…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Souliotis, Martha (Exarchos)

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stangas, George

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Susan, Robert F.

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sutphin, Catherine A.

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tanasso, Ambrose

                                                                                                                                                                                          Randolph Ambrose Tanasso, 88, of Randolph, died Thursday evening at the Guardian Center in Brockton, after a period of failing health. He was the husband of the late Lucy L. (DelVendo) Tanasso. Born in Brockton, July 6, 1920, a son of the late Pasquale and Eva (Roppolo) Tanasso, he was raised and educated in Brockton. A veteran of the U.S Navy., he served during World War II and was the recipient of 10 Bronze Stars. A resident of Randolph for over 50 years, he was employed as a brick layer for the…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Taylor, Virginia R. (Dostoler)

                                                                                                                                                                                            Virginia R. (Dostoler) Taylor, 87, of 17 Lewis St., passed away at home on Thursday, August 14, 2008, after a brief illness. She leaves her husband with whom she would have celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary this October, Sumner E. Taylor, Jr.; two sons, Bradford S. Taylor and his wife Lisa of Oakham and Gary L. Taylor and his longtime partner Robert Camara of Fitzwilliam, NH; three daughters, Bonnie V. Heebner and her husband David of Lewes, DE, Dianne L. Oakes and her husband Douglas of Shrewsbury…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Toro, Nestor A.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Hours are Sun. Aug 17, from 2 to 5 PM. Funeral arrangements in the care of CALLAHAN & FAY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 61 Myrtle St. Full obituary to appear on Sunday.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                • Valentine, James Lee "Pap"

                                                                                                                                                                                                  James Lee Valentine "Pap", 69, of Schofield Ave., died August, 14, at his home, in Dudley, after his long battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Fairmont, West Virginia to Victor Okey and Iciebell (Fletcher) Valentine on Sept. 8, 1938. He leaves his wife of 46 years, Gail (Davis) Valentine and their four children; the spirit of their deceased son, James Wesley; daughters Ann Valentine of Dudley and Deborah Valentine Day and her husband Jerry Day of Charlton; son John…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Warchut, Sally Ann

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sally Ann Warchut 1948-2008 NORTHAMPTON - Sally Ann (rule) Warchut, 60, of Autumn Drive, died Tuesday in the Northampton Nursing and Rehabilitation. The funeral will be Monday 9:45 from the Drozdal Funeral Home, Northampton, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM in St. Mary's Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Family will recieve friends on Sunday from 3 - 5PM. Memorial contributions mayb be made to Hospice Life Care, 330 Whitney Ave. Holyoke, Ma. 01040,

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Waters, Barbara

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Weinig, Robert Walter

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wilbur Aubrey Reese

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Taunton, Wilbur 'Bill' Aubrey Reese, a lifelong Taunton resident, died Friday August 15th 2008 at Morton Hospital Medical Center after a lengthy illness. He was ninety three years of age. He was the husband of Janet (Shea) Griswold Reese of Taunton and also the husband of the late Shirley Young and Jean Gnospelius. Mr. Reese was born in Taunton. Son of the late C. Aubrey Reese and Minnie (Wilbur) Reese. He was employed by the Coca-Cola Company in Fall River for thirty- six years, retiring in 1977.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • William F. Bullock II

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • William F. Carleton

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Woods, Alice M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Alice M. Woods 1942-2008 WEST SPRINGFIELD - Alice M. (Kennedy) Woods, 66, passed away Thursday, August 14, 2008 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 4, 1942 in Springfield the daughter of Eunice M. (Andrews) and the late John E. Kennedy. She was a 1960 graduate of West Springfield High School and had attended Holyoke Community College. Alice worked for the West Springfield Public Library, McNalley Brothers and retired from more than 30 years as a paraprofessional for the West…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Young, Nancy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Abbott, Christopher W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Adam W. Hamel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Aili P. Clapp

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Archibald Jr., Frederick

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Begg, Josephine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Boryszewski-Petti, Lillian

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Bourque, J. Leo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Breneman, Edward D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Canevazzi, Shirley L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Carey, Michael C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Charline M. Liberato, 26

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Clifford Billett Sr., long career in Air Force

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Connolly, Catherine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • DeLorenzo, Anthony J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Duffy, Martina Therese

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Foley, Beverly R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Foltz, Ira

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Fountain, Pamela S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Gartz, Charlotte

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • George E. Letendre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Graziano, Charles P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Harvey, Robert F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Helen A. Mazialnik

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Henry Musiak

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Henry Musiak, 30 years at Pro-Brush

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Hilda Martin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Hoar, Bertha A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Howard Mason Jr., forester, environmentalist

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Irene A. Uppgard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Jill E. Felton

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Joseph R. Songer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Katherine Woynar, lifelong Amherst resident

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Kathleen T. Leonard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Kazis, Anargyros

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Keenan, Susan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lawson, Bernadine F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Leahy, Richard A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Lind, George R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lynn, Alfred F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Macaulay, Elizabeth

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Maihos, Dorothy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Maria P. Amarello

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Martin J. Noonan, 86

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mayers Jr., David A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • McCluskey, Elinor C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mullen, Martha

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pera, Laila V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Piper, Jonathan M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rosemary Welch, 49

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ruscansky, Randall W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sally Warchut, CNA at Linda Manor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sumner, Steven P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sunnerberg, Doris M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Whalen-Spinale, Mary Anne I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Zambello Sr., Paul

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