Monday, August 18, 2008

Massachusetts Daily Obituaries 08/18/08

  • Alfred D. Turnbull

    Turnbull, 86, of Plymouth formerly of Long Island NY, August 15, Alfred “Bud” D., devoted husband of Beatrice (Lefaivre) Turnbull. Loving father of Alfred D. Turnbull III of Easton MA, the late Adrienne Turnbull,  and Step Father of James of Maine, David of Indiana, and Brian Garrity of Nevada. Born in Whitman MA, June 10, 1922, son of the late Alfred Sr. and Catherine (O’Brien) Turnbull. Bud graduated from Whitman High School and later from Electrical School. He served in the Army Air Force in WWII,…

    • Arruda, Joseph P.

      NEW BEDFORD —Joseph P. Arruda, aged 76 years, passed away at home after a long illness on Sunday, August 17, 2008. He was the husband of Phyllis R. (Spiliotis) Arruda of New Bedford and father of Janet L. Ferreira and her husband Stephen of Acushnet, Patti A. Marshall and her husband Brian of New Bedford, and Susan J. Correa and her husband Steven of New Bedford. He was also the father of the late Steven J. Arruda. Survivors also include 3 Grandchildren Shaun Ferreira and his wife Kelly, Madie Lynn…

      • Atkinson, Lamont

        NEW BEDFORD —Lamont "L.A." Atkinson, 43, of New Bedford died August 16, 2008 unexpectedly at home. He was the husband of Robin L. (Offley-Monteiro) Atkinson Born in Boston, the son of the late Jake Galloway and Mildred Atkinson, he lived in Boston most of his life before moving to New Bedford five years ago. Mr. Atkinson was employed as a maintenance man with Peabody Properties in New Bedford. Prior to that, he was employed with Halkeen Management in New Bedford and V.H.S. Transportation in…

        • Baltimore, Warren

          and friends invited. In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be sent to: Trustees of Boston College, University Advancement, More Hall 220, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 or Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445, directed to lymphoma research. Burial private. Arrangements in the care of Waring-Sullivan Homes of Memorial Tribute, Fall River.

          • Berkovitz, Lesley (Titlebaum)

            Age 54, formerly of Randolph passed away August 15th. Services will be held in Florida.

            • Bisceglia, Eva ( Dell'Orfano)

              Of East Boston, August 13 in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Albert Bisceglia. Dear sister of the late Miranda Savoia, Hilda Petzke, Evelyn and Oresto Dell'Orfano. Loving Aunt of Louis Dell'Orfano of PA. Austin Petzke of Saugus and special nephew and care giver Steven Petzke of East Boston and great aunt of David and Brian Petzke. Funeral from Vazzas East Boston Funeral Home, 11 Henry St. (Opp Mav. Sta.), Tuesday morning at 9 AM. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Most Holy…

              • Bromley, Rena M.

                and friends are asked to meet on Wednesday morning August 20, 2008 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Pleasant Street, Springfield, VT to celebrate the Liturgy of Christian Burial for Rena. Rites of Committal and burial to follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Route 106, Springfield, VT. Memorial contributions in Rena's memory to the Wilbraham Ambulance Gift Fund, 2770 Boston Road, Wilbraham, MA 01095.,

                • Brunelle, Norman L.

                  and friends respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 5-8 PM. Gifts in his memory may be made to the American Heart Assoc. PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY, 13220. Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery, Lynn. For online register book please visit

                  • Bryan Scot LaVoie

                    • Buckley, John C.

                      83 years of Brockton, August 16, 2008. He was the husband for 58 years of Ruth I. (Barron) Buckley; father of Thomas M. Buckley of Hull and John C. Buckley, Jr. and his wife Barbara of Cohasset; Rosemary Peterson and her husband Skip of Belmont and Kathryn Deasy and her husband Robert of North Falmouth; grandfather of John and his wife Connacht and Kathryn Peterson, Colleen, Robert, Jr. and Michaela Deasy and Joe, Benjamin and Mitchell Buckley and brother of Madeline A. Williams of Needham. Funeral from the…

                      • Bump, Eleanor M.

                        Eleanor M. Bump 1908 - 2008 AMHERST - Eleanor Myrick Bump, of Amherst MA, died at home on August 1, 2008 at the age of 100. Born January 10, 1908 in Longmeadow MA, she was the daughter of Horatio Whittemore Myrick and Inez White Myrick. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College in the class of 1929, and with her husband continued a long association with the college. After living for extended periods in South Hadley MA and Weston MA, Eleanor moved to East Run Farm in Westminster West VT, where she and her…

                        • Butler, Gayle C.

                          Gayle C. Butler, 68, of 17 Williams St., died Saturday, August 16 in St.Vincent Hospital after a long illness. Her husband of 24 years, Charles J. Butler died in 1983. She leaves 3 children, Cheryl King and her husband Scott of Northampton, John Butler and his wife Maureen of Dudley and Kerrie Bouchard and her husband Robert of Charlton; two brothers: Robert Richards of Auburn and Brendan Richards of Venice, FL; 11 cherished grandchildren, Erin, Emily and Molly King: Kyle, Cara and Daniel Butler: Julianne,…

                          • Caronna, Helen

                            Helen Caronna ENFIELD, CT - Helen (Baldyga) Caronna of the Thompsonville section of Enfield, widow of Frank X. Caronna, entered into eternal rest Sunday, Aug.17, 2008 at Baystate Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Born in the Three Rivers Section of Palmer, MA, she was the daughter of the late Julian and Mary (Sakowski) Baldyga. Helen was a resident of Enfield since 1936, and was a communicant of St. Patrick Church. She was formerly employed by Bigelow-Sanford, Hamilton Standard, Kaman…

                            • Castriotta Sr., James

                              NEWTON James Castriotta Sr., of Newton, died Aug. 16, 2008, in St. Elizabeths Medical Center, Brighton. James was an avid Red Sox and Baltimore Colts fan, and was devoted to his family. He was the beloved husband for 52 years of Jane (Knapik) Castriotta; devoted father of Dorene McGarty, James Castriotta II, Kenneth Castriotta and his wife, Loretta, John Castriotta and his wife, Lillian, Kristine Nardelli and her husband, Daniel, and the late Mary Jane MJ Castriotta. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren…

                              • Catherine Belmonte

                                • Cavander, Mary E.

                                  WEST YARMOUTH —Mary E. (Cogan) Cavander, 91, of West Yarmouth, died on Aug 16, 2008, at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis. She was the wife of the late Oliver Cavander. Mrs. Cavander was born in Somerville. She was a graduate of Academy of the Assumption, in Wellesley, and she was also a graduate of Simmons College and attended Northeastern University. Mrs. Cavander moved to West Yarmouth in 1966. She worked as a reference librarian at the West Yarmouth Library from 1972 until her retirement in 1990. Prior to…

                                  • Cavello, Antonetta H. "Donne"

                                    Antonetta H. "Donne" Covello, 85, formerly of Orient St., died peacefully, Friday, August 15, 2008, in the Odd Fellows Nursing Home. Antonetta is survived by her brother, James Covello and his wife Florence of Worcester; one sister, Rose Morocco of Worcester, and many nephews and nieces and great nephews and nieces, among them are Nancy Lemerise, who was her principle caregiver and Gene Genese, her legal guardian. Other immediate family members include Robert Covello of California, Thomas Huard of…

                                    • 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…

                                      • Cicconi, Dr. John J.

                                        74 in Huntington Beach, CA formerly of Newton and Brighton, died suddenly on August 9, 2008. He was a graduate of Brighton High School in 1952 & a Korean War Veteran. He earned a BS from Boston College in 1961 and earned his medical degree from St. Louis University, St Louis, MO in 1965. He specialized in psychiatry and completed his residency at the Institute for Living in Hartford, CT. During his career, Dr. Cicconi was employed at the College Mental Health Center, Boston, was a faculty member of…

                                        • Cobbett, Helen M.

                                          Pembroke Helen M. (Austin) Cobbett, 93, died Saturday, Aug. 16, after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Clifford Cobbett Sr. Born in Rockland, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Lucinda (Higgins) Austin. Helen loved gardening and was an avid reader. She enjoyed bingo and she loved to travel and go on day trips. She is survived by her children, Gladys Hall of Halifax, Nancy Joseph of Plymouth, Marjorie Gilman of Pennsylvania, Constance Cobbett of Pembroke, Apphia Downing of…

                                          • Cossaboom Jr., Franklin J.

                                            • Cote, Charles

                                              Charles Cote 1932-2008 WILBRAHAM - Charles "Bill" Cote, 75 of Wilbraham died Saturday August 16, 2008 in Mercy Medical Center, Springfield surr-ounded by his loving family. Bill was born in Springfield on December 30, 1932 the son of the late Alphonse S. and Antoinette M. (Boucher) Cote. He has resided in Wilbraham since 1966 and was a communicant of St. Cecilia's Church since 1955. Bill was the president of Northeastern Printing Co. before retiring in 2000. After his retirement Bill served as…

                                              • Creavin, John J.

                                                and friends are invited to attend his funeral Wednesday at 10:15 AM from the Charles F. Oteri & Son Franklin Funeral Home, 33 Cottage St. FRANKLIN with a Funeral Mass in St. Mary's Church, Franklin at 11AM. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday 4-8PM. Donations in his memory sent to the John Creavin Benefit Fund c/o Citizens Bank-Bank by Mail, P0 Box 42006 Providence, RI 02940-2006 would be appreciated. Late 23 year employee MBTA. CHARLES F. OTERI & SON

                                                • Daly, Thomas F.

                                                  Thomas F. Daly 1919-2008 SOUTH HADLEY: Thomas F. Daly, 88, of Milford, formerly of Holyoke and South Hadley, died Saturday August 16, 2008 in Milford. He was born in West Springfield and was educated in the West Springfield Schools. A welder by trade, Tom had worked at General Electric in Holyoke, Bosch Machine and Chapman Valve in Springfield, Package Machining of East Longmeadow, and retired from Revco in Agawam. He was predeceased by his wives, Mary Rose "Mae" (McGinty) Daly in 1983 and…

                                                • Daniel A. Petitpas

                                                  • DiBattista Jr., Thomas P.

                                                    and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are Tuesday only 4-8 PM. Interment will be private. Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Homes 1-877-71-ROCCO

                                                    • Doherty, Francis X.

                                                      {M3}CHELMSFORD Doherty, Francis X. WALTHAM Doherty, Francis X. CMABRIDGE Doherty, Francis X. {M1}DOHERTY, Francis "Grampa" X._Of Chelmsford formerly of Waltham and Cambridge, MA died August 10, 2008. Loving husband of Jeanette G. (Quigley) Doherty. Father of Francis J. and his wife Lisa Doherty of Westford, Kathleen and her husband Stephen O'Donnell of Dracut, a step-son, Daniel Walsh, a step-daughter and her husband, Jayne and George Phelan of Chelmsford, a step-daughter-in-law, Nancy Walsh…

                                                      • Doherty, Francis Xavier

                                                        Francis Xavier Doherty of Chelmsford, MA, formerly of Waltham CHELMSFORD Mr. Francis "Grampa" Xavier Doherty, of Chelmsford, formerly of Waltham and Cambridge, MA, died Sunday, August 10, 2008, at the Westford Genesis House. He was married to Mrs. Jeanette G. (Quigley) Doherty with whom he had celebrated their 33rd wedding anniversary on July 31, 2008. Francis was born in Boston, MA, on January 16, 1926. He was a graduate of North Cambridge Catholic High School in Cambridge, MA. He served with the…

                                                        • Donelia M. Chatis

                                                          • Douglas L. Stratton

                                                            Douglas Lee Stratton, husband of Brenda (Rose) Stratton, died at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River, on Saturday, Aug. 16 following a long illness. He was 79. Born in Dighton, he was the son of the late Ralph and Dorothy (Brown) Stratton. A 1947 graduate of Taunton High School, he was later employed by the former Sheridan Silver Co. for over 35 years, retiring in 1980. Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, Robert Stratton and his wife, Carol of Lantana, FL, and Mark Stratton and his wife, Mary of…

                                                            • Doyle, Mary E. (Knox)

                                                              Of Everett and Winthrop, Aug. 15. Beloved wife of the late George and loving mother of Lawrence of Dudley, Mary O'Connor of Everett, and Martha Amidon of Glen, NH. Sister of the late Agnes Knox. Also survived by 6 grandchildren. Funeral from Murphy-O'Hara Funeral Home, 519 Broadway, EVERETT on Tuesday at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church at 1O AM. Visiting hours Monday from 2-4 and 7-9. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent in Mary's…

                                                              • Durkin, Paul F.

                                                                may call at the FAY McCABE FUNERAL HOME, 105 MOORE STREET, LOWELL on TUESDAY from 4 until 8 P.M. Funeral WEDNESDAY morning at 8 A.M. from the Funeral Home, followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:30 A.M. at ST. MARGARET'S CHURCH, STEVENS STREET, LOWELL. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations in Paul's memory may be made to the D'Youville Foundation, 981 Varnum Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854. ARRANGEMENTS BY FAY McCABE FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 978-459-9222.

                                                                • Edmundson, Patricia

                                                                  NEW BEDFORD —Patricia Edmundson, age 80, died Saturday , August 16, 2008 at Brandon Woods Nursing Home. Mrs. Edmundson was the wife of the late Charles Edmundson. Mother of Charles M. Edmundson and Sandra A. Edmundson both of New Bedford. Sister of Michael Goulart and Marilyn Baker of New Bedford. She is also survived by a niece and nephews. Mrs. Edmundson was the daughter of the late Katherine (McHugh) and Michael Goulart. She was born in New Bedford and lived here most of her life. She was a waitress…

                                                                  • Elinor C. McCluskey

                                                                    • Emma Blessington

                                                                      • Falta, Catherine P.

                                                                        81, of Peabody, formerly of Chelsea, in Boston, Aug. 16, 2008. Loving wife of Victor Leo Falta of Peabody and devoted mother and mother-in-law of Robert and Dee Falta of Saugus, Stephen and Diane Falta, Susan and William Dixon and Catherine Ruggiero all of Peabody, sister of Theodore Szymanski of Woburn, also survived by her 7 grandchildren, a great grandchild and many nieces and nephews. A Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4:00 until 8:00 PM at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home at the 82 Lynn…

                                                                        • Flora M. Simas

                                                                          Flora M. (Jardullo) Simas, wife of the late Charles Simas,  died at Morton Hospital on Aug. 15 following a short illness. She was 85. Born in Middleboro, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Concetta (Desimoes) Jardullo. A lifelong resident of Middleboro, she attended Middleboro schools and was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church. An employee of the former Lakeville Hospital, she worked there as a domestic aide for over 17 years before retiring in 1984. She enjoyed playing Bingo and visiting …

                                                                          • Flynn, Dennis B.

                                                                            and friends invited. Visiting Hours Monday 2-8PM. Interment Bourne National Cemetery, Tuesday at 1:00PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dennis memory to The Dana Farber Cancer Research Hospital, 10 Brookline Ave., West, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02445. Recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, 1989.

                                                                            • Foley, Beverly (Marcou)

                                                                              and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday evening from 4-8PM. Please in lieu of flowers all donations in Beverly's memory can be made to the Dana Farber Institute, 10 Brookline Pl. West. 6th flr, Brookline, MA 02445. Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Canton. Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 781-828-0811

                                                                              • Fortier, Alma M.

                                                                                may call at DRACUT FUNERAL HOME 2159 Lakeview Ave., DRACUT, on Tuesday from 4 until 7 P.M. Her Funeral will be held from the funeral home on Wednesday at 9 A.M. followed by her Funeral Service at 10 A.M. in the Church of the Nazarene in Lowell. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Alma's favorite charity, the Pelham Animal Shelter or the charity of your choice. To send and online condolence or for directions please visit

                                                                                • Fortier, Alma M. (Boisvert)

                                                                                  Aug 15, 91, of Tyngsboro, formerly of Peabody, Billerica and Lowell, MA, wife of the late Rudolph E. Fortier, Mother of Jeannette Chatel of Tyngsboro and Gerard Fortier of Billerica. Friends may call at DRACUT FUNERAL HOME 2159 Lakeview Avenue, DRACUT, on Tuesday from 4 until 7 PM. Her Funeral will be held from the funeral home on Wednesday at 9 AM followed by her Funeral Service at 10 AM in the Church of the Nazarene in Lowell. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers donations may…

                                                                                  • Fortin, Susanne C.

                                                                                    will be on Tuesday 5-8 PM at Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. Funeral from the Funeral Home on Wednesday at 9 AM followed by her Funeral Mass at St. Joseph-St. Therese Church at 10 AM. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery.

                                                                                    • Ftorek, Ruth (Barton)

                                                                                      and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours Tues 4-8 PM. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery Needham. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Patricks Manor 863 Central St. Framingham, MA 01701. For directions, obit or to send a note of condolence, please visit:, Eaton Funeral Home 781-444-0201

                                                                                      • Gallagher, Ann E. (Johnson)

                                                                                        Age 64, in The Villages, FL, on August 15, 2008, formerly of Lynn and Swampscott, MA, retired from Verizon. Survived by husband, Thomas Gallagher of The Villages, FL; four stepchildren and spouses, Mark and Lissa Gallagher of Arvada, CO, Cairann and Mark Mathews of Lynnfield, MA, Brian and Karen Gallagher of Simsbury, CT, and Paul Gallagher of Sedalia, CO; four stepgrandchildren, Kevin and Lauren Mathews and Sean and Erin Gallagher. Friends may call at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 724 Main Street, New London,…

                                                                                        • Gallagher, Edith (Dobens)

                                                                                          Of Newton, Aug. 17, 2008. Beloved Wife for 58 years of Edward J. Gallagher. Devoted Mother of Michael Gallagher and his wife Serry of Pennsylvania, James Gallagher and his wife Patricia of Texas, Kathleen Gallagher of MA, Patricia Orsillo and her husband Richard of NH, Joan Gallagher and Elizabeth Gallagher, both of MA. Dear Sister of Jane Kilroy of MA, Anne Bassett of MA and the LATE Dorothy Devoe and Patricia Ricard. Also survived by 6 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Longtime secretary of…

                                                                                          • Goscinak, Jessie (Federowski)

                                                                                            Of Everett, formerly of Stoneham Aug. 16. Wife of the late James Federowski{M1} and Alfred Goscinak. Mother of Frank Federowski and his wife Helen of Hampstead, NH. Grandmother of Erik Federowski of ME, Anya Federowski of NH and Stacia Federowski of CA. Step-mother of Frederick Goscinak of Everett. Sister of the late Frank Flif. Arrangements by the McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home, 322 Main St. STONEHAM. Complete notice to follow. McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home 781-438-0405

                                                                                            • Gramazio, Helen T.

                                                                                              and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday evening. from 6-8 p.m. Interment, Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

                                                                                              • Hartigan, Robert M.

                                                                                                & friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Monday, Aug. 18th 4-8 PM. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Partners Hospice, 281 Winter St, Suite 200, Waltham MA or to the Dana Farber Thoracic Oncology Dept, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St, Boston MA 02115. For complete obituary, guestbook & directions please visit

                                                                                                • Hayden, Frances (Davenport)

                                                                                                  and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Gifts in Frances' memory may be made to the First Congregational Church, 121 W. Foster St., Melrose, 02176 or to the Melrose Public Library, 69 W. Emerson St., Melrose, 02176. For directions, obituary or to sign guestbook,, . Robinson Funeral Home Melrose(781) 665-1900

                                                                                                • Hitchcock, Shirley Mae

                                                                                                  Shirley Mae Hitchcock WARE - Shirley Mae (Pearsons) Hitchcock, 70, passed away August 14, 2008 at home, surrounded by her family. Born in Barnard, VT on December 16, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Lee N. and Vera E. (Powell) Pearsons. Shirley has lived in Ware since 1985 and previously resided in Wilbraham. She graduated from Vesper George School of Art in Boston. Besides being an artist, Shirley was also an Arabian horse breeder on her farm, Sand Spirit Arabians, in Ware. In her leisure, she…

                                                                                                  • Jennings, Elaine F.

                                                                                                    Brandon, Fla. Elaine F. Jennings, 85, of Brandon, formerly of East Bridgewater, Mass., and Plymouth, Mass., passed away Friday, Aug. 8, 2008. She was the beloved wife of 65 years to Marshall Jennings; loving mother of six children, Robert Jennings of California, Dorothy Cothron of Florida, Douglas Jennings and Marsha Kucinski, both of Massachusetts, David Jennings of Tennessee and Alexes Rodriguez of Texas; sister of June Brenner and the late Melvin Wells. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren; and 15…

                                                                                                    • Jerry Wexler, famed record producer, dies at 91

                                                                                                      • Jones, Russell F.

                                                                                                        Brockton Russell Fulton Jones, died at his home in Brockton, Aug. 13, 2008, after a long illness. He was 73. He was a truck driver all his life and served in the U.S. Navy Reserves for eight years. He played guitar on W.B.E.T. with his mother and sister as a young boy and at Grange meeting with his mom. He also loved playing guitar with his longtime friend, Roger Randall. He loved fishing in Prince Edward Island, hunting in Vermont, golfing with his close friends and spending time with his family. He was…

                                                                                                        • Joseph A. Leary

                                                                                                          • Kalish, Chester J.

                                                                                                            may call at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Ave., DRACUT, on TODAY from 4 until 8 P.M. His funeral will be held from the funeral home on Tuesday at 11:30 A.M. followed by his Funeral Service at 12:30 P.M. at St. Casimir Church in Lowell. Interment in St. Casimir Cemetery in Pelham, NH. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Greater Lowell VNA Hospice, PO Box 1965, Lowell, MA 01853. For online condolences and directions visit .

                                                                                                            • Kapinos, Sophie M.

                                                                                                              Sophie M. Kapinos 1919-2008 LUDLOW - Sophie M. (Chrabascz) Kapinos 89 of 1223 Saugatucket Rd. Wakefield, RI former longtime resident of 369 East St. in Ludlow, MA died Thursday August 14, 2008 in South County Hospital in South Kingston, RI. Born in Ware, MA September 13, 1919 she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Mary (Krol) Chrabascz. Sophie was educated in Ludlow Schools and had worked at the former Springfield Armory, and later worked as a payroll supervisor for Electrolux Co. in Springfield. She…

                                                                                                              • Kennedy, Neil J.

                                                                                                                Neil J. Kennedy 1920 - 2008 SUFFIELD, CT - Neil J. Kennedy, 88, of Suffield, CT and formerly of Long-meadow, MA, passed away, with his family by his side, on Saturday, August 16, 2008. He was born in Patterson, New Jersey on July 12, 1920, the son of the late Cornelius J. and Alletta (Becker) Kennedy. Neil graduated from Patterson High School and proudly served our country as a lieutenant and navigator in the Merchant Marine Corp. during World War II. He was employed by H.P.Hood and Son's and retired as…

                                                                                                                • King, Phyllis M.

                                                                                                                  NEW BEDFORD —Phyllis M. King, 95, of New Bedford died unexpectedly Saturday, August 16, 2008 at St. Luke's Hospital, New Bedford. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Herbert and the late Bertha (Gifford) King, she was a lifelong resident of the city and longtime active member of the North Baptist Church. Miss King was a 1930 graduate of New Bedford High School and a graduate of Campbell Secretarial School. She worked as a secretary at the Cornish Insurance Company. In 1996, Miss King was…

                                                                                                                  • Kochinskas, Richard P. "Koko"

                                                                                                                    Richard P. "Koko" Kochinskas, age 68 of 12 Aldea Avenue, died Sunday, August 17, 2008, at home. He leaves his wife of 42 years, Gloria T. (Gallien) Kochinskas of Dudley; three sons, Dennis Desaulniers of Webster, John Kochinskas of Thompson, CT and Steven Kochinskas of Charlton; two daughters, Sherry Born of Riverside, CA and Bonnie Breitschwerdt of Buena Park, CA; a sister, Jean Standring of Dudley, 10 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. He was predeceased by a sister, Patricia Sadd of…

                                                                                                                    • LaChance, Albert E.

                                                                                                                      Albert E. LaChance, 60, of Shrewsbury died suddenly on Saturday, August 16th at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester. Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main Street, Shrewsbury is assisting the LaChance family with arrangements.

                                                                                                                      • Lacoste, Laurier R.

                                                                                                                        NEW BEDFORD —Laurier "Larry" R. Lacoste, 89, of New Bedford, passed away on Saturday, August 16, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital, after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Lucille D. (Gallant) Lacoste; and son of the late Ernest and Alice (Jacques) Lacoste. He was a lifelong resident of New Bedford. Mr. Lacoste was a Truck Driver for N.C. Hudon, Inc. and was also a Funeral Assistant at Rock Funeral Home, and in his earlier days, he had worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps…

                                                                                                                        • Lampson, Jacqueline (Sutcliffe)

                                                                                                                          Jacqueline (Sutcliffe) Lampson, of Worcester, died Sunday, Aug. 10, at UMASS Memorial Healthcare, University Campus in Worcester. She was the wife of the late Donald Lampson. She was born in Manchester, England, daughter of the late Joseph and Ada (Hooton) Sutcliffe. She resided in England until moving to the states in 1962. She was employed as a therapist at Holden Nursing Home in Holden the past 20 years. Jacqueline was known for the many antiques she has collected and especially enjoyed cross stitching,…

                                                                                                                          • Lane, Peter J.

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                                                                                                                            • Leavitt, Rose (Fein)

                                                                                                                              Of Roslindale, formerly of Needham on August 15, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Leo Leavitt. Devoted mother of Elissa Lazdowsky and her husband David, James Leavitt and his partner Anita and the late Daniel Leavitt and his surviving spouse Lillian. Dear grandmother of Phil Buchanan, Shelley Leavitt and Jason Leavitt. Loving sister of Aaron Fein and the late Esther Posner, Helen Libman and Alfred G. Fein. Graveside services were held Sunday, August 17. Shiva will be at the home of Lillian Leavitt daily 1-4…

                                                                                                                              • Ledegang, Ethel M. (Woods)

                                                                                                                                Of Dedham and California passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family Aug. 16, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Daniel Ledegang. Visitation Wednesday morning from 11:00am - 12 noon followed by a Graveside Service at Milton Cemetery at 12:30pm. Complete notice on Tuesday. George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home Dedham 781-326-0500

                                                                                                                                • Leonard, Carlton R.

                                                                                                                                  • Livingstone, Antoinette J. (Livoti)

                                                                                                                                    & friends are invited to Visit in The DeVito-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 1145 Mass Avenue, ARLINGTON on Wednesday 4:00 to 8:00pm and to a Funeral Home Service on Thursday at 10:30 AM. Interment to follow Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                    • Ludowic, Teala E.

                                                                                                                                      Teala E. Ludowic 1953-2008 ENFIELD - Teala E. Ludowic, 55, of Enfield, entered into eternal peace, Wednesday (August 13, 2008) at Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT. She was born March 1, 1953 in North Adams, MA and resided in Springfield for many years prior to moving to Enfield five years ago. Teala was employed with Geraldine's Night Club in W. Springfield for 18 years. An avid gardener, Teala also enjoyed reading, sewing, and the History and Discovery Channels. Teala is survived by her fiancé,…

                                                                                                                                      • Lupien, Esther A. (Noreen)

                                                                                                                                        and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave., NEEDHAM on Tuesday 4-8 PM. Interment Needham Cemetery. Donations in her name may be made to Rosie's Place, 889 Harrison Ave. Boston, MA 02118. For directions, obit or to send a note of condolence, Eaton Funeral Home 781-444-0201

                                                                                                                                        • Mackiewicz, Francis S.

                                                                                                                                          Lifelong resident of Abington, on August 15, after complications from heart disease, age 82. Beloved husband, father and grandfather, World War II veteran and leading advocate for local gardening, conservation and community affairs. He was a graduate of Abington High School where he captained the football team to the 1942 State Championship. He then went on to the University of Massachusetts Stockbridge School of Agriculture, where Frank discovered his lifelong avocation for land preservation and…

                                                                                                                                          • Maille, Robert S. "Robby"

                                                                                                                                            may call at DRACUT FUNERAL HOME 2159 Lakeview Avenue, DRACUT, on Monday from 3 until 7 P.M. His Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday at 10 A.M. in the funeral home. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the Robby Maille Memorial Fund, c/o Lowell Five Cents Savings Bank, 2021 Lakeview Ave., Dracut, MA 01826. To send and online condolence or for directions please visit

                                                                                                                                            • Malachowski, Virginia

                                                                                                                                              Virginia Malachowski SPRINGFIELD - Virginia (Violante) Malachowski, 84, of Springfield, passed away peacefully at her home on August 5, 2008. Born in Palmer on September 16, 1923, to the late Vincenzo and Josephine (Nigro) Violante, she was raised in Springfield and graduated from High School of Commerce in 1941. She was predeceased by her husband Edward, daughter Marilyn and brother Nicholas Violante. She taught CCD classes at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, started the Young People's Educational Fund,…

                                                                                                                                              • Massaconi, Emma J.

                                                                                                                                                : A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Miss Emma J. Massaconi, 88, of Cheshire who died Aug. 17, 2008, will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, celebrated by the Rev. David Raymond, pastor. Burial will follow in Cheshire Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Following the prayers at the cemetery, the family wishes to invite everyone to a Celebration of her Life at Bass Water Grill in Cheshire. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Miss Massaconi may be made to the Cheshire…

                                                                                                                                                • Mauriello, Maria J.

                                                                                                                                                  Maria J. Mauriello Wilmington school cafeteria retiree; 75 WILMINGTON Mrs. Maria Julia (VanKeymeulen) Mauriello, age 75, of Wilmington, died Sunday, August 17, 2008, at the Winchester Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer. Maria was born on Oct. 5, 1932, in Geraardsbergen, Belgium, she was the daughter of Melanie (Wynant) VanKeymeulen of Wilmington and the late Victor VanKeymeulen. Maria grew up in Belgium, and moved to the United States when she was 18 years old. She lived in Medford from 1950…

                                                                                                                                                • Mauriello, Maria J. (VanKeymeulen)

                                                                                                                                                  Age 75, of Wilmington, August 17, 2008. Beloved wife of 53 years of Frank Mauriello. Devoted mother of Stephen Mauriello & his wife Karen and Robert Mauriello & his wife Darlene all of Wilmington. Loving grandmother of Bobby Mauriello & Amanda Mauriello both of Wilmington, Susan Verdonck & her husband Scott of Goffstown, NH, Gerald Lemieux, Jr. of Orange, CA, and great-grandson Samuel Verdonck, dear daughter of Melanie (Wynant) VanKeymeulen of Wilmington and the late Victor VanKeymeulen,…

                                                                                                                                                  • Mazzarini, Kelly

                                                                                                                                                    WALTHAM Kelly (Beaumont) Mazzarini of Waltham, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at the Newton-Wellesley Hospital. She was 40. The Brasco and Sons Memorial of Waltham, 781-893-6260, is assisting the Mazzarini family with arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                    • McCombe Sr., Gary W.

                                                                                                                                                      ROCHESTER —Gary W. McCombe, Sr., 78, of Rochester died at home surrounded by his loving family on August 17, 2008. He was the husband of Loraine M. (O'Brien) McCombe. Mr. McCombe was born in Rochester, son of the late William, Jr. and Marion B. (Sylvia) McCombe, and was a lifelong resident of the town. He was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was employed as a mechanical engineer by Louis Gerson Co., Middleboro until his retirement in 1993.…

                                                                                                                                                      • McGrath, Rita

                                                                                                                                                        and friends respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday 5-7 P.M. Interment Holyhood Cemetery. Late member St. Lukes Ladies Sodality. Stanton Funeral Service, Inc.

                                                                                                                                                        • Merriman, Daniel C. (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                                                                          • Migliozzi, Phyllis A.

                                                                                                                                                            Phyllis A. Migliozzi, 81, of Shrewsbury, longtime Director of Worcester City Hospital School of Nursing, passed away Friday, August 15th in the University of Massachusetts Hospital after being stricken ill at home. Phyllis worked for the City of Worcester for nearly 40 years before retiring. She was a registered nurse for City Hospital and then became director of the City Hospital School of Nursing until it closed in 1991. She was a member of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing, and Worcester…

                                                                                                                                                            • Mokler, Barbara E. (Mulkern)

                                                                                                                                                              and friends invited. Visiting Hours Tuesday 3-8PM. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

                                                                                                                                                              • Mondor, Dorothy L. (Higgins)

                                                                                                                                                                Dorothy L. (Higgins) Mondor, 81, of Worcester, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 16th, in the Levine Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville, NC. Her husband of 58 years, George W. Mondor died in 2005. She leaves three daughters, Patricia L. Young and her husband, Gregory C. of Denver, NC, Nancy J. Dahn and her husband, Kevin P. of Oakham and Gail L. Clotar and her husband, Paul V. of Worcester; a brother, Robert Higgins of Leicester; 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. A son, Edward G. Mondor…

                                                                                                                                                                • Moskowitz, Libbie (Saltzman)

                                                                                                                                                                  Age 95 of Brighton, on Saturday August 16, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Saul Moskowitz. Devoted mother of Mark Moskowitz and his wife Nancy of Chatsworth, CA and David Moskowitz and his wife Ellen of Needham. Loving grandmother of Jonathan, Adam, Eric and Scott. Dear great-grandmother of Hannah, Jacob and Allison. Sister of the late Miriam Winter Roth and Mollie Strolowitz. Graveside services at Kehillath Jacob Cemetery, Baker St, West Roxbury on Tuesday, August 19 at 1 PM. Shiva will be at the home of…

                                                                                                                                                                  • Nalli, Virginia G. (Ianello)

                                                                                                                                                                    Of Medford. Beloved wife of the late Louis A. Nalli. Loving mother of Linda H. and her husband Loren A. Hiltz of Medford. Cherished grandmother of Lisa Barone, Laurie Radziszewski and David Hiltz. Dear great-grandmother of Jared and Alexa Barone and Kayla and Amy Radziszewski. Funeral Services will be private. Donations in Virginia's memory may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc, 330 Congress St, 5th Flr, Boston MA 02210 or to the American Heart Assoc, 20 Speen St, Framingham MA 01701. For…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Neville, Thomas F.

                                                                                                                                                                      Of Abington, 74, died unexpectedly Friday August 15th in the South Shore Hospital. He was the beloved husband for 51 years of Paula M. (Hickey) Neville. Born in Boston he was the son of the late Timothy and Elizabeth (Grimshaw) Neville. He grew up in the Wollaston area of Quincy and was a graduate of North Quincy High in 1951, before moving to Abington where he has resided for the past 51 years. He was a Veteran of the US Navy having served during the Korean Conflict. Before his retirement he worked for New…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Nolan, Mary F. (Brennick)

                                                                                                                                                                        Of Arlington, August 16. Beloved wife of Leo E. Nolan. Devoted mother of David Nolan of Arlington and his fiancee Marissa Legare of Walpole, Kristen Nolan of CT and her fiancee Joseph Nappi of CT. Funeral from The DeVito-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 1145 Mass Ave., ARLINGTON Wednesday at 10:30. Funeral Mass at 11:30am in St. Eulalia Church, Winchester. Interment Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Visiting at the DeVito Funeral Home on Tuesday 4 to 8 pm. In lieu of flowers donations in Mary's memory to The African…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Operacz, Dorothy Irene (Quinn)

                                                                                                                                                                          Of Watertown, Aug. 15. Beloved wife of the late Adam A. Operacz. Devoted mother of Ellen Bonnevie of Worcester and Stephen C. Operacz of Watertown. Sister of the late Mary Melanson, Thomas and Frank Quinn. Funeral Services are private. Arrangements with MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald, WATERTOWN.

                                                                                                                                                                          • Pease, Norma J.

                                                                                                                                                                            and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. Interment private. Ret. Employee of the Revere Housing Authority. Directions & obit

                                                                                                                                                                            • Plante, Doris H.

                                                                                                                                                                              Doris H. Plante 1932 2008 SPRINGFIELD Doris H. (Blouin) Plante, 76, of the Forest Park section of Springfield was Called Safely Home on Friday, August 15, 2008 surrounded by the care and comfort of her loving family. She was born in Saint Vallier, Province of Quebec, Canada on March 22, 1932, a beloved daughter of the late Charles Henri Blouin and Alice (Cote) Blouin. She was raised in the Brightwood section of Springfield, graduated from the former Saint Thomas Aquinas Elementary School and Cathedral High…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Poulsen, Gloria R.

                                                                                                                                                                                Gloria R. Poulsen 1929-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Gloria R. "Gigi" (Gianinni) Poulsen, 78, died Saturday, August 16, 2008, at Baystate Medical Center. A wake will be held on Wednesday from 2-4 PM and 6-7 PM at the TAZZINI FUNERAL HOME corner of Locust and Main St., Springfield, with a Prayer Service at 7 PM. Her cremation will be entrusted to the Tazzini Funeral Home. A full obituary will run in Tuesdays Paper.,

                                                                                                                                                                                • Powers, Louise G. (Cushing)

                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends are invited to visit in the DeVito-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 1145 Mass Avenue, ARLINGTON on Tuesday at 9am with a funeral mass to commence at 10am in St. Agnes Church. Interment to follow Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Louise's memory to The, , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Preusser, Mary Ellen (Guant)

                                                                                                                                                                                    Age 83, of Watertown, formerly of Cambridge and a native of Texas, August 14, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Robert Preusser. Mother of Eric 0. Preusser of Watertown and the late Alison Preusser-Peroni of Billerica. Grandmother of Erica Alison Preusser, Rebecca Ellen Preusser and Sara Peroni. Memorial Service Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008 at 1 PM in the Story Chapel in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Nardone Funeral Home 617-924-1113

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Radigan, Roberta M.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Of Stoneham, August 15, 2008, at age 56. Beloved daughter of Ruth V. (Mulligan) Radigan and the late Robert E. Radigan. Loving sister of Robert Radigan and his wife Annamarie of Medford, John Radigan and his wife Kim of Utah, Pamela Salvi and her husband Dino of Stoneham and Paul Radigan and his wife Heather of PA. Dear aunt of Danielle Salvi, Johnathan Radigan and Jennifer Radigan. A Funeral Service celebrating Roberta's life will be held on Wednesday at 10 am in the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Richard Tomaszewki

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Riley, Edward P.

                                                                                                                                                                                          & friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday Aug. 19th from 4-8 PM. Edward's family would like to thank the staff at E.N. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital GRECC Unit for their loving care and support. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made the E.N. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, c/o Voluntary Services, GRECC Unit, 200 Springs Rd., Bedford, MA 01730. For complete obit, guestbook & directions visit

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rimsa, William J.

                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours in the Mt. Auburn Chapel of the Giragosian Funeral Home, 576 Mt. Auburn St. (Rt. 16), WATERTOWN on Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to Beacon Hospice, 15 Allerton St., Boston, MA 02119. Veteran Merchant Marines, WW II. For directions, guest book and to light a candle in his memory, visit GIRAGOSIAN FUNERAL HOME 617-924-0606

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Robinson, Victor L.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Victor L. Robinson 1957 - 2008 HUNTINGTON - Victor L. Robinson, 50 of Huntington Massachusetts formerly of Amherst, died August 12, 2008 in Connecticut. Born December 20, 1957 in Northampton Mass., he was the son of the late Donald S. and Beverly A. Robinson of Amherst. Calling hours will be held at the Douglass Funeral Home in Amherst on Thursday August 21, 2008 between the hours of 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. A private graveside ceremony will be held in Oak Grove cemetery, Bath Maine. Obiuary and register at…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rodriguez, Alfredo

                                                                                                                                                                                                WALTHAM Alfredo Cuco Rodriguez, 59, of Waltham, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a long illness. Born on Jan. 27, 1949, in Orocovis, Puerto Rico, son of the late Juan Rodriguez Colon and Quiteria Perez Ortiz, Mr. Rodriguez was a resident of Waltham for the past 33 years. Mr. Rodriguez was employed as a maintenance supervisor for Modica Associates in Boston and prior for several years as a truck driver. He was an associate member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Rose, Richard "Henry"

                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8pm. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Needham. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Henry's memory to the Sisters of Charity, 125 Oakland Street, Wellesley, MA 02481. Late retired owner of R.H. Rose Inc., Siding Company of Wellesley. WWII Army Veteran. For directions and guestbook visit, . George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home Wellesley 781-235-4100

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Rotondo, Joseph C. "Big Joe"

                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are Wednesday only 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers donations in Joe's memory can be made to VNA Hospice, 434 Rte 134, South Dennis MA 02660. Interment at Woodlawn Cemtery in Everett. Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Homes 1-877-71-ROCCO

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rubin, Morris

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Of Newton, on August 15, at 98 years old. Beloved husband of the late Gertrude (Kastan). Devoted father of Miki Kaipaka of Kauai, Harriet F. Rubin of Truro (Del) and Norman Rubin of Toronto, Canada (Wendy). Dear grandfather of Nancy, David, John, and Kimi. Great grandfather of Kesh and Sonali Last living brother of Joe, Nate, Fay Rose, and Ann Corr. Services at Levine Chapels, 470 Harvard St., BROOKLINE on Monday, August 18, at 1 o'clock. Memorial observance will be Tuesday August 19 and Wednesday…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ruvich, Helen (Jacobs)

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Late of Sharon. Entered into rest August 17, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Irving "Buddy". Devoted mother of Deana Ruvich and David & his wife Lorraine Ruvich. Sister of Sidney Jacobs. Cherished grandmother of Annika, Rachel, Lacey and Caleb. Services at Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, 475 Washington St, CANTON on Monday, August 18, 2008 at 2:00 PM. Memorial observance will be at her late residence on Monday following the interment through Thursday evening. In lieu of flowers, expressions of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Saba, George M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        NEW BEDFORD —George M. Saba, 49, of Fairhaven died Saturday August 16, 2008 unexpectedly at St. Luke's Hospital. He was the husband of Mary Jane Murray. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late George J. and Mary (Constantine) Saba, he lived in New Bedford before moving to Fairhaven 15 years ago. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Purgatory Church. George was employed as a firefighter for the New Bedford Fire Department. He was a graduate of New Bedford High School. He played semi-pro football for…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • San Martino, Alice M. (Dennis)

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Died August 14, 2008 in Nashua NH, 86. Resident of Nashua NH and formerly of Wellesley MA. Graduate of Waltham Hospital School of Nursing. Loving wife of the late Nicholas J. San Martino, Sr. Loving mother of Nicholas J. San Martino Jr. of Charlestown RI, Rose-Ann Bryda of Fayetteville NC and Kathryn San Martino of Sierra Madre, CA. Loving grandmother of Marie Martell, Bethanie San Martino and Nicholas Ben San Martino. Also survived by nieces and nephews, including Trudi Buckley of Nashua NH. There are no…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Shuman, Bertha (Gerstein)

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Of Boston, formerly of Framingham, MA. Entered into rest Aug. 16, 2008, age 95. Beloved wife of the late Max Shuman. Devoted mother of Estelle Sneider, Jeffrey Shuman & wife Penny, Ruth Cohen & husband Warren, and Meryl Witten & husband Mark. Loving sister of the late Sadye Freeman. Cherished grandmother of Karen Sneider & husband Jon Lewis, Jamie Sneider & husband Jamie German, Rachel Shuman & fiance David Sampliner, Alison Shuman, Robyn Vetstein & husband Richard Vetstein, Marc…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Simas, Flora M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends are invited to attend. Calling hours will be Tuesday, from 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the cancer center of your choice. .

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Spector, Robert M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                The funeral home or family has elected not to place a death notice on A death notice has been placed in the print edition of The Boston Globe.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • St. Laurent, Jerald T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jerald T. St. Laurent, 45, of Westboro, formerly of Worcester, passed away Saturday, August 16th, in the Kent Hospital, in Warwick, R.I. after being stricken ill earlier. The MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St., is honored to assist the family with arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stangas, George

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends kindly invited to attend. Donations in his memory may be made to the above named Church. Burial in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn, MA. Keefe Funeral Home 781-648-5544

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sylvia, Arthur

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      NORWOOD —Arthur Sylvia, 78, of New Bedford died Friday August 15, 2008 at Caritas Norwood Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of Eva (Aires) Sylvia. Born in Acushnet, the son of the late Domingos and Palmyra (Rezendes) Silva, he lived in New Bedford most of his life. He was a member of Grace Episcopal Church. Mr. Sylvia was formerly employed as a driver/salesman for Davenport Distributors. He was fondly known to his many customers as "Charlie Chip" and "Mr. 7-Up." He was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Taggart, William R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Age 75, of Marston Mills, formerly of Concord. Aug. 16. Beloved husband of the late Maureen A. (Corcoran). Father of Mary Anne Cahill of Randolph, VT, William T. of Fort Lauderdale, FL, James P. of Cuttingsville, VT, Christine of Boston, Ellen of Burlington, VT and Matthew J. of Stewartsville, NJ. Also survived by 7 grandchildren. Visiting hours Wednesday, Aug. 20th from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM. in the Dee Funeral Home, 27 Bedford Street, CONCORD CENTER. Funeral from the Dee Funeral Home, Thursday, Aug. 21st…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tedstone, Paula A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          service will be celebrated on Wednesday, Aug. 20, with the time and location of service to be announced later. Burial will follow in Forestvale Cemetery, Hudson. Family and friends may attend calling hours on Tuesday, Aug. 19, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, Inc. ( ), 50 Central St., Hudson.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tillman, Dr. Eugene J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Of Dover on Saturday, August 16, 2008. Beloved husband of Dr. Hilde (Feige) Tillman. Dear brother of Seth P. Tillman of Potomac, MD and the late Ruth Rubin. Services at Temple Beth Elohim, 10 Bethel Road, Wellesley, on Tuesday, August 19 at 1:00PM. Burial will follow at the Beit Olam Cemetery in Wayland. Memorial observance at his late residence Tuesday evening from 6:00PM - 8:00PM. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, One Kneeland St., Boston, MA 02111.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Troy, Rita Ellen (Callahan)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              & friends are invited to attend visiting hours Tuesday 4-8PM. Interment Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations in Mrs. Troy's memory may be made to the Bobbie White House c/o Victory Programs, 965 Massachusetts Ave., Boston MA 02118

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wasil, Patricia M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Brockton Patricia M. (Hanna) Wasil, 58 years, of Brockton, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2008, at the Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital. She was born and raised in Dorchester, a daughter of the late Ralph and Dorothy (Hannon) Hanna. Patricia was a graduate of St. Patrick High School in Boston, and moved to Brockton 37 years ago. She had been employed by Shaws on the south side of Brockton as a cashier for the past 12 years. Mrs. Wasil will be remembered by those who knew and loved her as a kind hearted,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Weinstein, David

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  94, of Canton, formerly of Needham and a long time resident of Milton, MA passed away on Saturday, August 16, 2008, Beloved husband of 65 years to Esther (Shaps) Weinstein of Canton, Devoted father to Steven and Sydna Weinstein and Susan and Bill Kams. Cherished grandfather to Michael and Jaclyn Weinstein, Lisa and Russell Kane, Kenneth and Jill Kams, and Sharon and Eric Shaff, and great grandfather "Pop" to Ethan and Layla Kams, Evan and Robin Kane, and Sara Shaff. David is also survived by his…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • William E. Griffin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    William E. “Pops” Griffin, 84 years old, died in Hyannis on June 18, 2008, following a period of failing health. A longtime resident of Cape Cod, he was a recent resident of the Mary McCarthy Hospice House in Sandwich.  Born in Winthrop, MA, son of the late Richard and Hazel (Norton) Griffin.  He was a 1940 graduate of Winthrop High School and also attended Norwich University and Wentworth Institute.  He served in WW II with the United States Marine Corps, rising to the rank of Technical…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • William F. Bullock II

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • William F. Carleton

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Windover II, Fred Barnicoat

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          : The funeral for Fred Windover will be Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the Second Congregational Church in South Williamstown. Calling hours at FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St., North Adams, will be Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the South Williamstown Community Association through the funeral home., , , , ,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Zaino, Loretta T. (Romani)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are respectful invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday, 5-8 PM. (Doorman Parking).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ada Grybko

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ada Grybko, ran Amherst Farmers Supply

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Aho, Alice E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Aili Clapp

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Aili Clapp, active member of community

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Alberto R. Mello

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Alma M. Fortier

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Angelica L. Cheverez

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Breneman, Edward D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Brittany Bailey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Clifford Billett Sr., long career in Air Force

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Clough, Jane

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • DeLorenzo, Anthony J. "Tony"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Dr. John E. Plager

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Elaine E. MacLean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Eugenia ‘Jen?Kalabokis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Fisher, Mark F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Gallant, Rita M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Gardiner, William G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • George E. Letendre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Gramazio, Helen T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Hetnar, Ruth L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Hilda Martin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Hoar, Bertha A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Hood Jr., Chester A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Howard F.R. Mason Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Howard Mason Jr., forester, environmentalist

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Jill E. Felton

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Jon J. Dobias

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kalabokis, Jen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kathleen T. Leonard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • MacLean, Elaine E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mackiewicz, Francis S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Maria P. Amarello

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • McKenzie, Margaret C. (Malone)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Mitchell, Dorothy K.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Nee, Agnes T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Neville, Thomas F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Norman L. Brunelle

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Risolo, Sharon A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rossman, Debra

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Susan Dineen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Troy, Rita Ellen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Turnbull Jr., Alfred D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Victor L. Robinson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Victor Robinson, sports enthusiast

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Warren Baltimore

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Werner, Edward R.

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