Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Massachusetts Daily Obituaries 08/20/08

  • Agostinho, Robert A. "Bongo"

    and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Friday 4-8 PM. Interment Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. In lieu of lowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the, George F. Doherty & Sons Dedham 781-326-0500

    • Albert, David E.

      may call at the FAY McCABE FUNERAL HOME, 105 MOORE STREET, LOWELL, from 9 until 11 o'clock on FRIDAY MORNING. Committal Prayers will follow in the Westlawn II Cemetery, Lowell. As an expression of sympathy, donations in David's memory may be made to the Lowell General Hospital Cancer Center, 295 Varnum Ave, Lowell, MA 01854. ARRANGEMENTS BY FAY McCABE FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 978-459-9222.

      • Alexander, Marie Nelda (Gautier)

        Joined her heavenly Father on August 14, 2009, in Boston, MA. Born June 20, 1931, in New Orleans, LA. Marie is survived by her beloved son "Prince Charles" Alexander and his wife Candice; two grandchildren, Romeo Alexander and Katrina Jordan; two great-grandchildren; four beloved sisters, and a host of loving family and friends. Services will be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 400 Dudley St. Roxbury, MA on Friday, August 21 at 10:00 a.m. Visitation begins at 9:00 a.m. Interment at…

        • Alfieri, Antonia (Luciano)

          and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours Wednesday from 4-8PM. Interment Holy Cross Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations in Antonia's memory may be made to The Foundation Fighting Blindness, P.O. Box 17279, Baltimore, Maryland 21297-0495. For directions & guestbook see, . Spadafora Funeral Home 781-324-8680

          • Alicea, Carmen L.

            Taunton Carmen L. Mima Alicea, 62 years, of Taunton, died Aug. 18, 2008. She was the loving mother of the late Ayvin Sanchez; daughter of Edelmira (Rivera) and the late Juan Alicea; sister of Rosa Adorno, Doris Alicea, Ana Alicea, Carmen Heredia, William Alicea and the late Luis, Jose and Olga Alicea. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral service in the Conley Funeral Home, 138 Belmont St. (Rte. 123), Brockton, Friday at 10 a.m. Burial in Melrose Cemetery. Visiting hours Wednesday and…

            • Anglin, Marilyn R.

              Marilyn R. Anglin of Milton, DE Marilyn R. (Blanchard) Anglin of Milton, Deleware, formerly of Lowell, 68 . Graveside services will be held Monday August 25, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. at the Fairview Cemetery, Tadmuck Rd, Westford, MA. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the Historic Lewes Cat Society, P.O. Box 353, Lewes, DE 19958.

              • Arsenault, Clarence "Chuck"

                Clarence "Chuck" Arsenault,78, of Leicester, died peacefully in his home on Tuesday, August 19th. His wife of 29 years, Helen (Pengilly) Arsenault died in 1992. He leaves a son Charles Arsenault and his wife Laura of Westminster, a daughter Lisa Flink and her husband Douglas of Auburn, four grand children Thomas Arsenault, Matthew Arsenault, Douglas Flink, Jr. and Daniel Flink, a sister Doris Bennett of Worcester, two brothers Norman Arsenault of Worcester and Paul Bennett of Westminster, nieces…

                • Audet, Cheryl C.

                  Cheryl C. Audet 1953-2008 CHICOPEE - Cheryl "Sherry" C. (Patryn) Audet, 55, of Lukasik St., died Tues- day August 19, 2008, at home surrounded by her family after a long courageous battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome. She was born in Holyoke. Sherry is the daughter of, Cecile (Bessette) Patryn of South Hadley and the late Leonard Patryn. She was a 1972 South Hadley High School graduate. Sherry worked for General Motors, in Westwood, Mass. for thirty years and retired in 2004. She loved being with…

                  • Ayotte, Roland C.

                    Roland C. Ayotte 1928-2008 GRANBY, MA - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Roland C. Ayotte 79 of Granby who died at his home on August 17, 2008 surrounded by his loving family. Roland was born in Hamlin, Maine on September 21 1928. He was the son of the late Fred and Sadie ( Paradis ) Ayotte. Before moving to Connecticut in 1963 with his family, Roland was a Maine Potato shipper for all of Aroostook County for many years. Roland owned a dry cleaning business in Van Buren ME. Roland…

                    • Baptiste, Ruth G.

                      Middleboro Ruth Grant (Hadfield) Baptiste, age 84 years, of Middleboro, formerly of Lakeville, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008, at Nemasket Health Care Center, Middleboro, after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Manuel Andrew Baptiste, who predeceased her in 1989. Born in Pawtucket, R.I., Oct. 19, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Rena Mae Grant. She was a graduate of Bates High School, Middleboro. She had volunteered for several years at the Middleboro Senior Citizens and was an avid…

                      • Bassett, Margaret M.

                        may call at the FAY McCABE FUNERAL HOME, 105 MOORE STREET on WEDNESDAY from 2 until 4 and from 6 until 8 P.M. Funeral THURSDAY at 9 o'clock from the Funeral Home, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 o'clock at Holy Family Parish St. Marie's Church, corner of Chamberlain and Grafton Sts. Lowell. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations in Margaret's memory may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by FAY McCABE FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 978-459-9222.

                        • Bell, Barbara

                          CHATHAM —Barbara Burgess Bell, 84, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2008, at Liberty Commons in Chatham, after a lengthy illness. Born in Evanston, Ill., and raised in Montclair, N.J., she graduated from Montclair High School in 1943. In 1944, she married Graham Bell, born and raised in Montclair, and was widowed in 1972. During her years in Montclair, she was active in the Junior League, in particular in the League's Children's Theater. She moved to Cape Cod in 1977 to join her mother and…

                          • Bellany, Jean Mary

                            Jean Mary Bellany 1949-2008 ARLINGTON VIRGINIA - Jean Mary Bellany died August 12, 2008. She leaves her husband William "Bill" Bellany and her son Eric Gavin Bellany. She is also survived by her mother in law Alma Bellany of West Springfield and a host of other relatives and friends. The funeral will be held Friday at 9am at the Massachusetts Veteran's Memorial Cemetery in Agawam with calling hours from 4-7 on Thursday from the West Springfield Curran Jones Funeral Home.,

                            • Bellefeuille, Gaston L.

                              FAIRHAVEN —Gaston L. Bellefeuille, 90, of Fairhaven, died Monday, August 18, 2008, at Alden Court Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Therese G. (Benoit) Bellefeuille. Born in Quebec, Canada, the son of the late Reza and the late Zelpha (Noel) Bellefeuille, he grew up in New Bedford and lived in Fairhaven for the past 63 years. He was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church, Fairhaven. Mr. Bellefeuille graduated from New Bedford High School and later…

                              • Blodgett, R. Alden

                                R. Alden Blodgett 1919-2008 LUDLOW, VT- R. Alden Blodgett, 88, died August 16th at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital in Lebanon, NH. He was born to Ralph Blodgett and Clyda (Grout) Blodgett Nov. 21, 1919, in Springfield, MA. He was the youngest of three and was predeceased by his sister, Alice Hoon, and his brother, Giles Blodgett. He was a 1937 graduate of Technical High School in Springfield, MA and of Mass State College (now UMass-Amherst) in 1941. He served in the Army Air Corps as a Technical Sergeant in…

                                • Borzilleri, Peter R.

                                  VENICE, Fla. —Peter R. Borzilleri, former resident of Chatham, passed away at his home in Venice, Fla., on Aug. 18, 2008. He was born in Oyster Bay, Long Island, N.Y., the second son of Peter Borzilleri and Sara Hanophy, on March 3, 1925. A veteran of World War II, Peter was a combat engineer in the 4th Infantry and landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day plus two. He was a graduate of Holy Cross College in Worcester, Mass. He spent many years in the automobile sales industry and was co-owner of two car…

                                  • Bresnahan, Ann R.

                                    Mass will be celebrated on Friday, Aug. 22, at 9:30 a.m., in the Chapel at St. Patricks Manor in Framingham, following a one hour visitation in the Chapel, prior to the Mass. Burial will follow in Mt. Feake Cemetery in Waltham. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Patricks Manor, 863 Central St., Framingham, MA. 01701.

                                    • Brown Jr., Albany

                                      Of Dorchester, MA, passed on August 12, 2008. He was the loving husband of Mrs. Albany Brown Jr. Beloved father of Leslie Crosby, Benny Lee Brown (deceased), Juanita Brown-Perry, Darlene Brown, Mildred Brown, Marvis Brown, Milton Brown, David Brown, V. Sherri Lane, and Vera Young. Brother to eight sisters and three brothers. Seven grandchildren, five great grandchildren and a host of other loving relatives and friends survive him. The J.B. Johnson Funeral Home in BOSTON will direct his sunset service. The…

                                      • Buckner, Shirley B. (Brooks)

                                        Of Norwell, August 18, 2008, age 81. Beloved mother-in-law of Robert Holmes of Cape Neddick, ME. Mother of the late Janet Buckner. Grandmother of Kristen E. Winn of Trenton, NJ, Brian Holmes of Waterboro, ME. Funeral Service and Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Shirley's memory may be made to the Scituate Animal Shelter, P.O. BOX 823, Scituate, MA 02066. Retired Director of Nursing at South Shore Hospital. Graduate of Northeastern University, Masters in Nursing. For an online…

                                        • Burke, Nancy W. (Wagoner)

                                          and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the Pyne Keohane Funeral Home, 21 Emerald St. (off Central St.), HINGHAM Friday at 9 AM. Funeral Mass in Saint Paul's Church, Hingham at 10 AM. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 PM. Burial in Saint Paul's Cemetery, Hingham. Donations in Nancy's memory may be made to the, , Central NE Region, 18 Tremont St., Suite 700, Boston, MA 02108. Call 1-800-Keohane or see, for directions & online condolences.

                                          • Burns, Teresa A. (Hogan)

                                            and friends respectfully invited to attend. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations in Teresa's memory may be made to the St. Joseph's Indian School, Chamberlain, SD 57326

                                            • Carideo, Stella A. (Dabroski)

                                              & friends invited. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 PM. Interment Belle Isle Section, Winthrop. For directions and online guestbook, go to:, . Late member of Gold Star Wives of America.

                                              • Carlucci, John Edward

                                                53, of Malden and formerly of Everett and Cambridge, loving and devoted son of Anthony R. Carlucci of Peabody and the late Rosemarie C. (Barletta) Carlucci, brother of Dick and his wife Debbie Carlucci of Marstons Mills, and beloved uncle of Atty. Amy Carlucci-Harrison of Roswell, GA, and Atty. Michele Carlucci of Wakefield, he is also survived by several cousins, aunts and uncles. His funeral service will be held on Friday at 9:00 AM from the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody,…

                                                • Carol Ann (Grela) O’Connell

                                                  Carol Ann (Grela) O’Connell, 64 years old, completed her time on earth on Tuesday August 12, 2008. She was born on October 17, 1943 in Dighton to the late Walter and Lauretta (Ducharme) Grela. With courage and grace she fought a recent cancer diagnosis. She is survived by her adoring daughter Sheri St. Germain, and her son Paul St. Germain. Carol is also survived by her loving sister Sandra Grela, caring niece Linda Andrade and her three grandchildren Joshua, Leah and Annie St. Germain along with many…

                                                  • Castriotta Sr., James

                                                    Of Newton, Aug. 16, 2008. 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. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Funeral from the Andrew J. Magni & Son F.H., 365 Watertown St, Rt. 16, NEWTON, Thursday at 9:30 AM. Followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady Help of…

                                                    • Cimino, Joseph J.

                                                      On Aug 17, husband of Evelyn (Gaita) Cimino. Father of Marie (Cimino) Wormhood. He is survived by 2 sisters, many nieces and nephews and was predeceased by 9 siblings. Funeral on Friday at 11 AM, Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere at 12 Noon, Calling hours Thursday, 4-8 PM. Parking opposite Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the National Aphasia Association. Frank A. Welsh & Sons Chelsea, MA617-889-2723

                                                      • Clayton, Don

                                                        Don Clayton, 94, of 290 No. Sturbridge Rd., died Sunday Aug. 17 at home. He leaves his wife of 68 years, Eva (Keeling) Clayton; a son, Donald K. Clayton and his wife Linda with whom he lived, and a daughter, Judith Clayton of Beppu, Japan; two grandchildren, Aya Kansaki and Lewis Clayton, and two great grandchildren, Vicky Kansaki and Meg Kansaki all in Japan; and many nieces and nephews. Born in Worksop, England one of 11 children, he was the son of Ernest and Ellen (Williams) Clayton. Mr. Clayton was a…

                                                        • Clemente, Laurette "Laura" (Gaulin)

                                                          Laurette "Laura" (Gaulin) Clemente, 89, of Worcester, died peacefully Monday August 18, 2008 with her family around her in the Meadows Of Leicester. Laura is survived by her husband of 55 years, Matteo Clemente; a daughter, Donna Stewart and her husband Michael of Oxford; a son, Robert M Clemente and his wife Judith of Worcester; five grandchildren, Matthew, Michelle, Katherine, Heather, and Nicholas; a great granddaughter, Olivia, and great grandson Maxsim; many nephews and nieces; and one…

                                                          • Clifford Sr., Paul R.

                                                            Paul R. Clifford, Sr., 72, of Paul Street in Auburn, a man who overcame Polio as young adult, passed away Sunday, August 17, 2008, in Saint Vincent Hospital. Paul leaves his loving wife of nearly fifty years, Marguerite "Margie" (Bonaccorso) Clifford; two sons, John D. Clifford of Auburn and Paul R. Clifford, Jr. and his wife Debra of West Boylston; a daughter, Lynda B. Clifford of Auburn; a son in law, Fred Biederman of Lee, New Hampshire; six grandchildren, Ryan, Steven, Marissa, Stephanie,…

                                                            • Cole, Romola King

                                                              Romola King Cole Romola King Cole 86, Long time Cape resident, retired teacher and school councilor. Romola King Cole died peacefully at Mayflower Place yesterday. Romola King was born February 23, 1922 in the small southern Utah town of Teasdale. Romola was the 8th of 9 children of Maria Lyman King and Voloney King. Romola attended school in Utah and earned a bachelors degree in sociology from Brigham Young University (BYIJ) in 1945. Later on in life she received a Masters degree in education from…

                                                              • Coleman, Mary F. (DeKarski)

                                                                & friends invited. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations in Marys memory may be made to the charity of your choice. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

                                                                • Colleran, K. Patricia "Pat" (Sullivan)

                                                                  and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Thursday, 4-8 PM. Interment Brookdale Cemetery, Dedham. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to The Alzheimers Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. Graduate of Faulkner Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1949. Online guestbook and directions at:, . George F. Doherty & Sons Dedham781-326-0500

                                                                  • Cooley, Raymond F.

                                                                    Raymond F. Cooley 1912 - 2008 SPRINGFIELD - Raymond F. Cooley, age 95, passed away on Aug. 16th at the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. He was born on Oct. 24, 1912 in Providence, RI. His parents were the late Arthur and Helen (Dever) Cooley. He worked at United Technology as an experimental machinist for 37 years before he retired in 1977. He was an accomplished singer for various churches and was well known in the Springfield area. He leaves his loving wife of 67 years Margaret (Reynolds) Cooley…

                                                                    • Crispo, Alfred E.

                                                                      and friends may call at the Funeral Home Thursday, 4-8 PM. Interment Charles Lawn Cemetery, Reading. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Alfred's memory to the above named Church. Alfred was a Korean War Veteran, U.S. Air Force., . Cota-Struzziero-McKenna 617-625-6150

                                                                      • Croteau, Patricia

                                                                        Patricia Croteau 1946-2008 OCOEE, FLORIDA - Patricia (Swinarski) Croteau, 62, of Ocoee, Florida and formerly of Springfield died Thursday August 14, 2008 at her home. Patricia was born in Springfield on August 5, 1946, a daughter of the late Patrick and Lorraine (Castonguay) Swinarski. She had resided in Ocoee, Florida for the past 16 years and previously in Springfield for the past 46 years. Patricia was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church in Springfield and a member of the AmVets Women's…

                                                                        • Cullen, Mary (Houton)

                                                                          and friends are invited. Visiting hours at the Funeral Home on Thursday, 4-8 PM. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary's memory may be made to The Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Flr, Brookline, MA 02445-7295. For information, directions and condolences:, . Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 617-524-0861

                                                                          • Cullinan, Katherine Silke

                                                                            22, of Wellesley, suddenly on August 15, 2008 in Santa Barbara, CA. Beloved daughter of Kevin and Dorothy Cullinan of Wellesley and devoted sister of Abigail Cullinan of Portland, OR. She is also survived by her grandparents, Mary Cullinan of Portland, ME and Eugene and Charlotte Kegel of Lancaster, PA and by many aunts, uncles, cousins & friends. A member of the Dartmouth College class of 2008, she was completing her coursework in Santa Barbara and in Rome this fall. She was a member of the Dartmouth…

                                                                            • DaSilva, Albino Tomas

                                                                              Albino Tomas DaSilva Groundskeeper at Longmeadow Golf Club Lowell Albino Tomas "Piloto" DaSilva, 73, of Lowell, died after a brief illness Sunday, August 17, 2008 at his home. He was the husband of Maria DaLuz Melo (Cunha) DaSilva, with whom he celebrated 50 years of marriage this past January. Born November 3, 1934, in Graciosa, Azores, Portugal, he was a son of the late Raimundo, and the late Delfina Tomasia (Silva) DaSilva. He was raised in Graciosa, and worked as a farmer. He came to the…

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                                                                                • Davis, John H.

                                                                                  Of Plymouth, formerly of Quincy, August 18. Beloved husband of Mary Jane (Walsh). Loving father of Lance H. Davis, M.D. of Plymouth and the late Jay Davis. Brother of Paula L. Davis of MN. Born in Augusta, Maine, Sept. 13, 1935. Son of the late Paul and Josephine (Hanson) Davis. Educated in the Augusta Maine Schools and a graduate of the Univ. of Miami. He was a self-employed consultant. He was an avid sailer. Private Memorial Service on Friday, August 22nd, at 12 noon in the Cartmell Funeral Home, 150…

                                                                                  • Dedrick, Carol Lee (O'Brien)

                                                                                    and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8PM. Donations may be made to Swampscott High School Class of 1950 Scholarship Fund, c/o Swampscott HS, 200 Essex St., Swampscott, MA 01907. Directions and guestbook at

                                                                                    • DiCarlo, Shirley A. (Wolfram)

                                                                                      Of Peabody formerly East Boston and Somerville August 19. Beloved wife of the late James F. DiCarlo Sr. with whom she shared 46 years of marriage. Loving mother of James F. DiCarlo Jr of Everett and Paul DiCarlo of Boston. Dear sister of Rochelle Mozzetta of Lynnfield, Ruth Campbell of Peabody, Jeanne Borucki and Judy Wolfram Meola both of NH and William Wolfram of Boxford. Cherished Grandmother of Jenna and Paul DiCarlo. Funeral from Vazzas "Beechwood" Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, REVERE,…

                                                                                      • Dorothy Mitchell

                                                                                        • Doten, Christopher Burroughs

                                                                                          Christopher Burroughs Doten 1950 - 2008 SPRINGFIELD- Christopher Burroughs Doten, 57, passed away Aug 18th in Baystate Medical Center. He was born Dec. 25, 1950 in Newton, MA to Ethel and the late Harry Doten and was a direct descendent, 14th generation of the Mayflower Landing in Plymouth, MA in 1620. Chris graduated from Classical High School in 1968 and attended A.I.C. He retired, after over 31 years for the Spfld Post Office. Chris attended the Foster Memorial Church. As an avid New England sports fan,…

                                                                                          • Driscoll Jr., William G.

                                                                                            home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Patricks Manor, 863 Central St., Framingham, MA 01701.

                                                                                            • Dumas-Baker, Paula Monique

                                                                                              Paula Monique Dumas-Baker, 41, of Milford died Sunday, August 17 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. She was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Omer F. & Victoria L. (Rojcewicz) Dumas. She was a graduate of Worcester Girls Trade School and attended Becker Jr. College where she studied dog grooming. After moving to Milford she joined the Crossroads Clubhouse in Hopedale. She was there nearly every day and made many friends there. She enjoyed being with them and doing things with her family and…

                                                                                              • Elwin Guy Estey

                                                                                                • Engdahl, Eileen

                                                                                                  Hingham Eileen (Meaney) Engdahl, a Hingham resident for over 50 years, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, at the Queen Anne Nursing Home in Hingham. She was 86. Mrs. Engdahl was born in Braintree and was a graduate of Braintree High School. During World War II, she served with the U.S. Coast Guard and was also a member of the Naval Auxiliary. Mrs. Engdahl was an active volunteer in Hingham Civic affairs and at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. Since coming to Hingham, she was a devoted communicant and…

                                                                                                  • Ferrara, Anna G. (Finn)

                                                                                                    & friends invited. Visiting hours Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. For directions & online book of condolences go to, . Caggiano Funeral Home Winthrop, MA 617-846-8700

                                                                                                    • Fields, Betty-Sue (Westbrook)

                                                                                                      Betty-Sue Fields 1943-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Betty-Sue (Westbrook) Fields of Spring-field, MA, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 17, 2008, at Baystate Medical Center. Betty was born in Americus, GA to the late Jessie Westbrook Sr. and the late Annie-Mae (Council) Westbrook. She attended Georgia schools and had been a 43 year Springfield resident. Ms. Fields is survived by two sons, Anthony Westbrook (Christina) of Bellingham, WA and Steven Fields (Tediann) of Portland, OR; a son-in-law Kevin White…

                                                                                                      • Flaherty, Patricia Franchi

                                                                                                        and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Thursday, 1-4 & 6-9 PM. Interment will be held at Glenwood Cemetery, South Natick for close friends and family. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Ovations for the Cure, 251 West Central St., Suite 32, Natick, MA 01760. Online guestbook and directions:, . George F. Doherty & Sons Wellesley781-235-4100

                                                                                                        • Fleury, Marian F.

                                                                                                          Marian F. Fleury 1938 2008 CHICOPEE Marian F. "Mannia" (Cyran) Fleury, 70, of the Willimansett section of Chicopee was Called Safely Home on Saturday, August 16, 2008 surrounded by the care and comfort of her loving family. She was born in Springfield on February 14, 1938 a beloved daughter of the late Maryan Joseph Cyran and Stella (Motyka) Cyran. She was raised in Chicopee and was a lifelong resident of Willimansett. Her favorite past time was working in her flower and vegetable garden. She…

                                                                                                          • Forte, Gilda R. "Jill" (Sirignano)

                                                                                                            and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Thursday 4 thru 8 PM. Services will conclude with burial at Westview Cemetery, Lexington. For directions, obituary and guestbook visit:, Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781 933 0083 Woburn - Medford - Wilmington

                                                                                                            • Fredericka Hixon

                                                                                                              Fredericka ‘Freddy’ (Kelley) Hixon, age 64 years passed away August 15 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston following a brief illness. She was the wife of Gordon ‘Don’ C. Hixon for 46 years. She was the daughter of the late Leonard and Edna (Kelley - Zeidler) DeMoranville. Three sisters and one brother survive her. Born August 17, 1943 in Wareham, MA and resided in Taunton, MA for 22 years. She worked for 40 years at Mid-City Auto Parts of New Bedford. She was an active member of…

                                                                                                              • Furtado, Nellie V.

                                                                                                                Of Somerville, Aug. 16. Loving sister of Georgiana M. White, Arthur Furtado and the late Helen Thomas, Mary Ferreira and Alfred Furtado. Also survived by nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Mass at St. Anthony's Church in Cambridge on Friday, August 22 at 11 AM. Interment at North Cambridge Catholic Cemetery in Cambridge. Arrangement by Rogers Funeral Home, CAMBRIDGE.

                                                                                                                • Gallagher-Baker, P.J.

                                                                                                                  P.J. Gallagher-Baker 1998-2008 WESTFIELD - 10 year old UNO Champion and Friend-maker extraordi-naire, P.J. Gallagher-Baker of Westfield passed away in Lahiana, Hawaii on August 10th. P. J. was known for many things, but most of all, people loved his heart filled with unconditional love. He always had a kind word and a smile, always seeing the good in everyone he met. Every day was a precious gift and he never took any for granted. He showed us all that life is about peace, love, and happiness. We pray that…

                                                                                                                  • Gannon, James J.

                                                                                                                    & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours on Thursday from 4-8 PM. Interment Newton Cemetery. Flowers are appreciated or expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to the American Heart Assoc., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Waltham781-893-6260

                                                                                                                    • Garvel, Ernest J. "Ernie"

                                                                                                                      72, of Osterville and Ft. Lauderdale FL, formerly of Winchester, MA., died on Aug. 18, at Cape Cod Hospital after a brief illness. Beloved husband of Patricia (McDonald) Gavel for 45 years, devoted father of E.J. and William L. Gavel of Tucson, AZ. Loving grandfather of Gregory J. and Jared W. Gavel. Brother of Maureen E. Gavel of Cambridge. Ernie was a graduate of the Brown & Nichols School in Cambridge and Bentley College. He was a Navy veteran, serving during the Berlin Crisis. He loved to sail, and…

                                                                                                                      • Gavel, Ernest J. "Ernie"

                                                                                                                        OSTERVILLE —Ernest J. "Ernie" Gavel, 72, of Osterville and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., formerly of Winchester, died on Aug. 18, 2008, at Cape Cod Hospital, after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (McDonald) Gavel for 45 years; the devoted father of E.J. and William L. Gavel of Tucson, Ariz.; the loving grandfather of Gregory J. and Jared W. Gavel; and the brother of Maureen E. Gavel of Cambridge. Ernie was a graduate of the Brown &Nichols School in Cambridge and Bentley…

                                                                                                                        • Goscinak-Federowski, Jessie (Flis)

                                                                                                                          and friends may call at the Funeral Home Wed. 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For obit/directions/guestbook,, McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home 781-438-0405

                                                                                                                          • Gregoire, Emmeline H.

                                                                                                                            and friends invited. Calling hours Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Interment Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. Memorial donations may be made in Emmeline's name to Hospice Care Inc. 100 Sylvan Rd. Suite G-500 Woburn, MA 01801. For more information, obit & guestbook visit

                                                                                                                            • Griffin, Paul M.

                                                                                                                              Paul M. Griffin 1964-2008 SAN DIEGO, CA - Paul M. Griffin, 43, of San Diego, CA, and formerly of Springfield, MA, entered into eternal rest on Monday August 11, 2008 at home. He was born in Springfield on October 28, 1964, a son of the late James and Margaret (Courtney) Griffin. Paul graduated from Cathedral High School in 1982, and received his Bachelors of Science degree in Criminal Justice from A.I.C. in 1987, both in Springfield. He was a wholesale distributor for Crest Beverages, and a communicant of…

                                                                                                                              • Gustafson, Kristi Lee

                                                                                                                                Kristi Lee Gustafson, infant daughter of Mark R. and Nichole J. (Hunter) Gustafson, died Saturday in the UMass Memorial Hospital, Worcester. She also leaves her two sisters: Hayleigh R. and Alexia A. Gustafson, both at home, as well as several other relatives. Services will be held on Saturday, August 23rd at10 AM in the Britton-Wallace Funeral Home, 91 Central St., Auburn. Burial will follow in Hope Cemetery, Worcester. For directions or to leave a message of sympathy for the family, please visit…

                                                                                                                                • Haas, Elaine J.

                                                                                                                                  Elaine J. Haas 1944-2008 CHICOPEE - Elaine J. (Gouin) Haas, 64, of Colonial Cir., died Thursday, August 14, 2008 at the Mercy Hospital. She was born in Holyoke. Elaine was the daughter of the late Paul and Jane (Cote) Gouin. She was educated in the Holyoke and Westfield Schools and Holyoke Community College. Elaine had worked at Ames and Brown Paper. She enjoyed camping at Bonnie Rigg in Beckett and she was a former member of TOPS MA 211, in Chicopee. Elaine is survived by her husband, Arnold Haas, her…

                                                                                                                                  • Harding, Martha A. "Peggy" (White)

                                                                                                                                    Martha A. "Peggy" (White) Harding, 79, of First St., died Monday, Aug. 18th in St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester. Her husband, David I. Harding died in 1990. She leaves three daughters, Beth, wife of Dr. Michael Kempton of Martin, TN, Carol Paranteau of Webster and Lynn Harding-Smith of Holden and her fiancée, Richard McGrail; two sons, David Kevin Harding and his wife Claudia of Gales Ferry, CT and Mark P. Harding and his wife Kimberly of Shirley; 10 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren;…

                                                                                                                                    • Hartman, Charles W. "Bucky"

                                                                                                                                      and friends respectfully invited. Interment will be private. Late member of the Port Norfolk Yacht Club. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Bucky's name to: The, , 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For directions and messages of condolence:

                                                                                                                                      • Heafey, Paul

                                                                                                                                        and friends respectfully invited. Interment will be private. For directions and messages of condolence,

                                                                                                                                        • Heller, Dr. Barton L.

                                                                                                                                          Of Canton and Brewster, MA, formerly of Westwood, MA, Entered Into Rest August 17, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Mary Wade and former husband of Anne Heller. Devoted father of Ivan Heller, Sharon & Mark Jordan of Wash., DC, and step-father of Robert & Ashlyn Wade, Richard & Patricia Wade, Christopher Wade, Eric & Bridget Wade, and beloved Lori Arsenault. Loving brother of Madeline & Michael Trotta. Cherished grandfather of Meredith Lucy Jordan, Avery Kern Jordan, and 8…

                                                                                                                                          • Hixon, Fredericka

                                                                                                                                            TAUNTON —Fredericka "Freddy" (Kelley) Hixon, age 64 years, passed away August 15, at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston following a brief illness. She was the wife of Gordon "Don" C. Hixon for 46 years. She was the daughter of the late Leonard and Edna (Kelley —Zeidler) DeMoranville. Three sisters and one brother survive her. Born August 17, 1943, in Wareham, MA and resided in Taunton, MA for 22 years. She worked for 40 years at Mid-City Auto Parts of New Bedford. She…

                                                                                                                                            • Houghton, Leonard C.

                                                                                                                                              Leonard C. Houghton of Billerica of Billerica, August 17, 2008, Leonard C. Houghton, age 52. Beloved husband of Debra M. (Higgins) Houghton. Funeral from the Burns Funeral Home, 354 Boston Rd. (Rt. 3A), Billerica, Friday, August 22, at 8:00 AM followed by a funeral mass in St. Theresa's Church, Billerica at 9:00 AM. Relatives & friends invited. Visiting hours, Thursday, 3-7 PM. Memorial contributions may be made in Lenny's name to VNA Hospice of Greater Lowell. Interment, Fox Hill Cemetery.…

                                                                                                                                              • Howard, Carol A. (Simon)

                                                                                                                                                Formerly of Norwell, age 71, August 13, 2008 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's Disease. Born in Oakland, CA, the beloved daughter Elsa & Alexander Simon of Summit, NJ. Carol was the devoted wife and constant loving companion of Robert J. Howard for 43 years. Carol leaves two daughters, Susan G. Howard of Seattle, WA and Lisa A. Howard of Scituate and her sister, Judith Vreeland of Basking Ridge, NJ. Carol was formerly the owner of Designer Lamps and Shades of Hanover, MA, where her fine…

                                                                                                                                                • Hurley, Christine M. "Tina"

                                                                                                                                                  & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Thursday, 4-8 PM. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Randolph. Donations in Tina's memory may be made to the Alzheimers Assoc., 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.

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                                                                                                                                                      • Jim ‘Hoss’ Brock, Cotton Bowl exec, 74

                                                                                                                                                        DALLAS - Jim “Hoss” Brock, a longtime executive director of the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association,...

                                                                                                                                                        • Joanne M. Pinheiro

                                                                                                                                                          Joanne M. Pinheiro, on August 16, 2008 at her residence in Fairfax, VA. Beloved daughter of Eleanor Pinheiro and the late Edwin Pinheiro; loving sister of Donna Pereira and David (Rose) Pinheiro; cherished aunt of Christopher Pinheiro and Tim Doherty; caring niece of Lillian Perry and dear friend of Theresa Ann Ziemba. She is also survived by many other loving nieces, nephews, God-children and friends. Friends will be received on Wednesday, August 20, 2008 from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM at the Everly Funeral…

                                                                                                                                                          • Johnny Moore, 70, got Grammy nod with Skatalites

                                                                                                                                                            KINGSTON, Jamaica — Johnny Moore, a trumpeter and founding member of the pioneering Jamaican ska and...

                                                                                                                                                            • Jose F. Simoes

                                                                                                                                                              Jose F. Simoes, husband of Maria (Silva) Simoes, died at Morton Hospital on Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, following a short illness. He was 75. Born in St. Michael, Azores, he was the son of the late Julio F. and Cecilia P. (Jeniper) Simoes. A self-employed fish vender while living in the Azores, he moved to this area in 1979. He later worked for Cumberland Farms for over 20 years, retiring many years ago. A communicant of St. Anthony Church, he enjoyed gardening in his spare time. Besides his wife, he leaves four…

                                                                                                                                                              • Kahn, Margot Roberts

                                                                                                                                                                • Keefe-Coppola, Shannon

                                                                                                                                                                  COTUIT —Shannon Keefe-Coppola, 37, of Cotuit and North Falmouth, died on Aug. 18, 2008, after a long illness. She was the beloved wife of Lafe Coppola and the daughter of Thomas R. Keefe and Nancy L. (Bradley) Haworth. Raised in Framingham, Shannon worked at Cape Cod Child Development in Hyannis. She was active in the Cotuit Center for the Arts. Besides her husband, she is survived by two sisters, Tara O'Keefe-Hoeck and her husband Jim Hoeck of Cotuit, and Suzanne Keefe of Cotuit. She was the loving…

                                                                                                                                                                  • Kelley, James M.

                                                                                                                                                                    and friends invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 pm. Burial in Holyhood Cemetery in Brookline. Late VietNam War Air Force Veteran. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Alzheimer's Assoc. 311 Arsenal St. Watertown MA 02472. Online condolences

                                                                                                                                                                    • Kirke, Robert G.

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                                                                                                                                                                      • Kroner, Dorothy (Fredd)

                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral service on Friday, August 22, at 11:00 A.M., at Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin Street, SALEM-SWAMPSCOTT line. There will be a private burial service at Sharon Memorial Park following the service at the funeral home. A Memorial Observance will take place at the home of Mitchell and Judith Kroner on Sunday, August 24, from 2:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Contributions in Dorothy's memory may be made to Temple Emanu-El, 514 Main Street,…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Lane, Peter J.

                                                                                                                                                                          & friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass in St. Patrick's Church, Friday at 10AM. Visiting hours in the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park St., (at Natick Common) NATICK, Thursday 4 to 8PM. Interment St. Patrick Cemetery, Natick. Member of the U.S. Army 1956 to 1958. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Peter's name to the Natick Visiting Nurse Assoc., 209 West Central St., Natick 01760 or the Natick Service Council Food Pantry, 39 East Central St. Natick 01760. For directions,…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Lawler, Rev. Msgr. John F.

                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours on Wednesday from 2-4 PM at Regina Cleri, 60 William Cardinal O'Connell Way, Boston. Msgr. Lawler will lie in state at St. George's Church, Framingham on Thursday from 4-8 PM. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury. Retired Pastor of St. George's Church (Saxonville), Framingham. Retired Chaplin at the Boston State Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Regina Cleri, 60 William Cardinal O'Connell…

                                                                                                                                                                            • LeWarne, Dorothy Linda

                                                                                                                                                                              may call from 4 to 8 PM on Wednesday, August 20th, at the MAHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 187 Nesmith Street, (Rte, 38), Lowell. Her funeral service to be held on Thursday, August 21st, at 10 AM at the funeral home, followed by burial in the Lowell Cemetery. Arrangements by Mahoney Funeral Home. .

                                                                                                                                                                              • Lebach-Rosenbloom, Susan

                                                                                                                                                                                Of Newton, August 17, 2008, retired language teacher at Brookline High School. She is survived by her husband, Joseph Rosenbloom of Newton; son, Seth and daughter, Alexa of New York City; and brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Linda Lebach of North Falmouth. Memorial Service on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 2 PM in the Cochran Chapel, Phillips Academy, 1 Chapel Ave., Andover. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Hematology-Oncology Research Fund, Beth Israel…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Letendre, Ann Marie

                                                                                                                                                                                  Ann Marie Letendre 1948-2008 AGAWAM - Ann Marie (Zielinski) Letendre, 59, of Agawam and formerly of Holyoke, entered into eternal rest suddenly and unexpectedly on Monday August 18, 2008 in Baystate Medical Center. She was born in Holyoke on October 12, 1948 the daughter of the late Michael J. and Anne M. (Higgins) Zielinski. Ann Marie attended Holyoke schools, graduated from Holyoke Catholic High School and attended Northampton Commercial College. She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church in…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Longtin, Fabiola

                                                                                                                                                                                    Fabiola Longtin 1923 - 2008 HAMPDEN- Fabiola Aurora (Faby) Longtin, 83,died on Monday, August 18, 2008 in Ft. Myers, Florida. She was born on December 4, 1923 in Springfield, Massachusetts to the late Wilfred and Alma Chapdelaine and was a graduate of Classical High School. Faby was employed for many years with the Springfield Public School System. She was a resident of Springfield for many years and had lived in Hampden for the past 25 years. Faby was a communicant of St. Mary's Church in Hampden. Faby…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lubarsky, Eunice

                                                                                                                                                                                      Eunice Lubarsky 1922 - 2008 NORTH CAROLINA - Eunice Zoosman Lubarsky passed away on August 13, 2008 in Lexington, North Carolina. She was the daughter of Sonia and Jacob Zoosman. She was predeceased by her husband Edward and her two sons Neil and Michael. She is survived by her children; her son Robert and his wife Carol; Gary and his wife Vanessa; and daughter Sandra Lawrence and her husband Frank. She leaves twelve grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. She also leaves her sisters Esther…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lukas, Donna (May)

                                                                                                                                                                                        65 of Dunnellon, Florida. Formerly of Acton, MA, August 6, 2008. Beloved wife of Charles A. Lukas Jr. passed away after a long illness at Ocala, Florida. A memorial service was held August 10, 2008 at the couples home. Contributions may be made to the Hospice of Marion County, P.O. Box 4860 Ocala, Florida in her memory.

                                                                                                                                                                                        • MacLean, Dorothy T. (Sullivan)

                                                                                                                                                                                          In Plymouth formerly of Winthrop, August 18, beloved wife of the late Ernest A. MacLean. Loving sister of Charles Sullivan of Boca Raton Florida. Aunt of Janet Sullivan of Quincy and Charles Sullivan Jr. of Plymouth and several other nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Cartmell Funeral Home, 150 Court St. PLYMOUTH on Thursday at 8:00 am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Bonaventure Church Manomet at 9:00 am. Burial in the MA National Cemetery Bourne. For more info and online guestbook please visit:

                                                                                                                                                                                          • MacMaster, Daniel J.

                                                                                                                                                                                            who wish may make Memorial Contributions in his name to Merrimack Valley Hospice 360 Merrimack St. #9 Lawrence, MA 01843. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery in Pepperell. Funeral Director Walter F. Bayliss, Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Macchi, Monica A. (Skaparas)

                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends are kindly invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial that will be celebrated in Saint Timothy's Church Norwood on Thursday at 10AM. Visiting hours are Thursday morning from 8:30-9:30 AM in the James H. Delaney & Son Funeral Home, 48 Common St., WALPOLE. Interment in Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. Memorial donations may be made to: Walpole Area Visiting Nurse Association, P.O. Box 252, Walpole, MA 02081.

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Madden, Elaine C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Taunton Elaine Claire (Arsenault) Madden, age 77 years, of Taunton, formerly of North Attleboro, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at the Marian Manor, Taunton, after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late John S. Madden, who predeceased her in 1975. Born in Pawtucket, R.I., Sept. 9, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Anna (Gingras) Arsenault. Raised and educated in North Attleboro, she had been employed with the former Components Manufacturing, of West Bridgewater, as a quality control…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Manning, Mary J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Of Everett Aug. 17, Beloved daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Bloomer) Brother of the late Rev. Thomas D. Manning O M I. Funeral Mass will be held on Wed. @ 11am from Immaculate Conception Church. Visiting 1 hour prior to Funeral Mass @ Murphy-O'Hara Funeral Home, 519 Broadway, EVERETT. Interment Glenwood Cemetery. Murphy-O'Hara Funeral Home Everett 617-387-0506

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Markert, David R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Marlow, James E. "Jim"

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Of Boston, August 17, 2008. Beloved husband of Barbara A. Marlow of Boston. Dear father of Ronald Marlow and his wife Alison of Randolph, and Stacey Marlow of Mattapan. Proud grandfather of James Marlow, Ste'Jan Noiles, Jacinthe Marlow and Tyron Marlow. Brother of Jethro Marlow of St. Louis, MO. He also leaves a host of friends and relatives to mourn his passing. Funeral Friday 12 Noon at People's Baptist Church corner of Tremont and Camden Sts. Visiting with the family 11 AM at Church. Interment…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mary M. Mullaly

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Maselan, B. Paul

                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends kindly invited. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Paul's memory to the Newton Wellesley Hospital Charitable Foundation, 2014 Washington St., Newton, MA 02462. W.W. II Navy Veteran. Graduate of F.D. University, Teaneck, NJ. Former pro basketball player with the Union City Reds, 1937-1938. Former Exhaulted Ruler of the Bergen County Elks and Commander of the VFW in Teaneck, NJ. Coached Little League Baseball for over 25 years in Teaneck, NJ and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mason, Frances Rose

                                                                                                                                                                                                            SOUTH YARMOUTH —Frances Rose (Pulda) Mason, 88, of South Yarmouth died on Aug. 18, 2008, at the Essex Pavilion in Hyannis. Born in Worcester on October 4, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Isaac and Dina (Bloom) Pulda. She was the wife of the late Samuel Mason. Mrs. Mason worked as a registered nurse for Chip's House in Centerville and previously for Worcester State Hospital. Mrs. Mason was a resident of South Yarmouth for 34 years. She is survived by two daughters, Janice O'Brien of Cape…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Massua, Vincent E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are Thursday only, 4-8 PM. Interment will be at Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. Vincent was a retired Everett Police Officer and member of the Everett Lodge of Elks. Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Homes 1-877-71-ROCCO

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Maurello, Anthony A. "Tony"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Anthony A. "Tony" Maurello, 91, of Shrewsbury died Sunday, August 17th in his home. He leaves his wife, Florence A. (Polaski) Maurello; a son, Joseph T. Maurello and his wife, Arlene of Shrewsbury; two daughters, Marjorie A. wife of Francis Roncone of Sutton and Patricia E. Tamagni of Bellingham; three sisters, Jennie Zambrello, Claire Agostinelli and Helen DeMonte all of Connecticut; also survived by eleven grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • McDonald, Patricia A. (O'Connell)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Formerly of Milton & Salem, of Belchertown, Aug. 18. Beloved wife of Richard J. Devoted mother of Richard J. of Salem & Joseph M. McDonald of Feeding Hills. Sister of Rita Broadbent, Carol & Edward, all of FL, James of Plympton & William O'Connell of Dedham. Also survived by 7 loving grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Thurs. 10:30 AM. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., MILTON, Wed. 4 to 8 PM. Former manager of Vincent's…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • McGrath, John Howard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    John Howard McGrath 1933 - 2008 SHALLOTTE, NC - John Howard McGrath, 75, lost his battle with cancer August 12, 2008 at home in Shallotte, NC. Born March 20, 1933 in Springfield, MA he was the son of the late John P. and Elizabeth H. McGrath. A veteran of the US Army he retired as a Civil Servant for the Department of the Navy to North Carolina where he was an avid golfer and active in the community. He touched many lives and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. He is survived by his loving…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • McGrath, Lawrence "Larry"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends invited. Visiting Hours Wednesday 4-8PM. Interment will be private. US Navy Vietnam Veteran.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • McSweeney, Catha J. (Levinson)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Of Hingham, Aug. 18th, 2008.{M1} Wife of Brian McSweeney. Mother of Patricia of Charlestown, Edward and Margaret McSweeney-Martin both of Halifax and Thomas and Terence of Hanson. Also survived by 13 grandchildren. Visiting hours will be held at her home at 150 Union Street, Hingham on Thursday, Aug. 21st from 4-8 PM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to The Peace Abbey, Two North Main St., Sherborn, MA 01770. For additional information and online guestbook,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Medeiros, George R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          donations may be made to the Brain Tumor Center, 55 Fruit St., Yawkey 9E, Boston, MA 02114. Many thanks to the dedicated staff at Mass. General for giving George an additional 14 years. Doane, Beal &Ames 508-385-7116

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Medeiros, Manuel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            will be Thursday evening only 5-8 PM at Rock Funeral Home. Funeral from the Funeral Home on Friday at 9 AM, followed by his Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish at St. James Church on Friday at 10 AM. Interment Rural Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Merriman, Daniel C. (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mogavero, Florence R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours prior to Mass from 9:15-11:15 AM at the Funeral Home. Interment St. Michael's Cemetery, Roslindale. In lieu of flowers donations should be made in Florence's memory to your favorite charity. Online guestbook and directions at, P.E. Murray-George F. Doherty & Sons West Roxbury617-325-2000

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Molyneux, Blandine I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Blandine I. Molyneux 1921 - 2008 WEST SPRINGFILED - Blandine I. Molyneux, 86, died Friday in a local nursing home. She was born in Derby Line, VT, the daughter of Carl W. and Rachel F. (Stowe) Robbins. She graduated from Derby Academy, Derby, VT and attended Lasell Jr. College, Auburndale, MA. and Burdett Business College in Boston. She worked for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in Boston, until moving to the Springfield area where she worked for Forbes & Wallace, and the General Electric Apparatus…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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 and his wife Sonja of Leicester; 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. A son,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Moore, Eunice E. (Young)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends respectfully invited to attend. Interment will follow in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden. For obituary or guestbook please visit, . Robinson Funeral Home Melrose (781) 665-1900

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Morehouse Jr., Richard Gordon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Of Mashpee, died Tues Aug. 12. Husband of Theresa A. (Goralski) Morehouse. Father of Daniel, Mark, Barry, Dianna, Angel, Sheryll Collins and the late Stephen Collins. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Christ The King Church, Mashpee Commons on Wed Aug. 27 at 10 AM. Burial in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne at 11:30 AM.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Morris Sr., Ronald W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Of Roxbury, departed this life on August 16, 2008. Services will be Friday, August 22, 2008 at St. Katherine Drexal Church, 517 Blue Hill Ave., Dorchester. Viewing at 11 AM. Funeral Mass at 12. Arrangements by J.B. Johnson Funeral Home, 196 Warren St., ROXBURY.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Morrissette, Joseph Henry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Joseph Henry Morrissette of Lowell Joseph Henry, beloved husband of Flore (Perras) Morrissette, a Centralville resident. Relatives and friends may call at the McKENNA-OUELLETTE FUNERAL HOME, 327 Hildreth Street, from 8:30 to 9:30 AM on Thursday morning. His Funeral Mass will follow at 10:00 AM in St. Michael Church. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to Marines Helping Marines, C/O M H M Hospital Program P.O. Box 141 Westminster, MD 21158, For…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Muldoon, Mary Eileen (McDonnell)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends are invited to attend her Funeral on Saturday, August 23 at 9 AM from The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main St., (Rte. 20), WALTHAM followed by a Funeral Mass in Saint Julia Church, 374 Boston Post Road, Weston at 10 AM. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery, Boston Post Road, Weston. Visiting hours are Friday, August 22, from 4-8 PM. The family has requested that donations be made in memory of Eileen to the Pine Street Inn, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118. To offer condolences online or for…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Nobile, Ruth A. (DiBiase)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Of Chestnut Hill, August 18. Former wife of the late Anthony P. Nobile. Devoted mother of Agnes A. Nobile of Winthrop, Adeline Pertnoy and her husband Phillip of Weston Florida, Diane Gillis and her husband Robert of Melrose. Grandmother of Joseph, Anthony & Jennifer Artesani, Austin & Sean Gillis. Also survived by her many other relatives & friends. Funeral from The DeVito Funeral Home, 761 Mt. Auburn St., WATERTOWN Friday morning at 10:30. Funeral Mass at 11:30 in St. Ignatius Church, Chestnut…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Norton, Mary E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  In East Boston, August 17th, at 95 years. Daughter of the late Thomas M. & Mary Esther (O'Keeffe) Norton. Beloved cousin of Ann L. & John L. Barry, both of Winthrop, Carol Doty & husband John of Springfield. Also lovingly survived by her devoted friend Mary C. Cahalane of East Boston. Family & friends are invited to attend the Funeral from the Vertuccio Home For Funerals, 773 Broadway, (Route 107), REVERE on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Mass in the Church of the Sacred…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • O'Brien, Joan M. (Colby)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    76, of Dracut, died unexpectedly on August 15, 2008 at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen. Joan was born in Cambridge, Ma on April 1, 1932 to William and Emily (Borges) Colby. She graduated from Cambridge High & Latin School. Mrs. O'Brien was employed as a health aid at Metropolitan State Hospital. Joan was the wife of the late John L. O'brien. She is survived by her brother, Walter Colby of Somerville MA, sister Shirley Sullivan of Andover MA, close cousin Stephen Dussault of Billerica MA, nieces…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • O'Connor, Steven P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Steven P. O'Connor 1957-2008 SAN JOSE, CA, Steven P. O'Connor departed peacefully while at home in San Jose, CA on July 26th. Stephen was predeceased by his mother, Dorothy Jean Klozinski, and survived by his loving wife, Fran, his parents, Patrick and Cynthia O'Connor of Holyoke, his brothers, Carl O'Connor (and Christine) of Agawam, Jeffrey O'Connor of Holyoke, and PJ O'Connor (and Al) of Chicopee, his sisters, Patrice O'Connor of Belchertown, Cindy Dulude (and Jerry) of Cape…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Olsson Jr., Theodore Alvard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Theodore Alvard Olsson Jr. lifelong resident of Chelmsford; 78 Chelmsford Theodore Alvard Olsson Jr., 78, a resident of Chelmsford since 1930, and summer resident of Cobbett's Pond, Windham, NH died on Monday, August 18, 2008. He was the beloved husband of Mary Louise (Cram) Olsson to whom he was married to for 55 years. He was born on June 25, 1930 in Lowell a son of the late Theodore Alvard and Gertrude Arlene (Blake) Olsson. He was a graduate of the Westlands Grammar School and Chelmsford High School…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Oppedisano, Adeline A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held in the Funeral Home on Wednesday from 3-8 p.m. Interment Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington. Donations may be made in Adeline's memory to: CMARC-147 New Boston St., Woburn, MA 01801; or COOP Elder Services, 37 Broadway St., Arlington MA 02474. Lane Funeral Homes Winchester-Burlington 781-729-2580

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Paquette, Jacqueline R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Paul T. Riley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Payne, Alice M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Alice M. Payne 1911-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Alice M. (Hurley) Payne, 97, of Springfield died early Saturday morning August 16, 2008 in Mercy Medical Center, Springfield. Alice was born in Providence, RI on July 26, 1911. She has resided in Springfield most of her life and was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church, Springfield. She was predeceased by her husband Edward F. Payne, a son, Edward C. Payne, a brother, Charles Hurley, and a sister, Madeline McAdam. Alice is survived by a son, Timothy R. Payne and his…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pervis Jackson, original member of The Spinners dies in Detroit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  DETROIT - Pervis Jackson, one of the original members of the R&B group The Spinners, has died at a Detroit hospital. Claudreen...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Peterson, Shirley C. (Catlin)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Shirley C. (Catlin) Peterson, 87, of Shrewsbury, formerly of Virginia died Wednesday, August 13th in Beaumont at Northborough after an illness. She is survived by a daughter, Carol Cunniff and her husband, Phillip of Shrewsbury; she also leaves a granddaughter, Jessica Cunniff of Shrewsbury and several cousins. Her husband, Oscar A. Peterson and a son, Richard Alan Peterson predeceased her. Mrs. Peterson was born, raised and educated in New York, daughter of the late Walter and Agnes (Jensen) Catlin. She…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Petty, Manet (Morency)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      78, of Andover died Tuesday Aug. 19 2008 at her home. Born in Winthrop and raised in Newton, MA. She was the daughter of Lyons J. "Monty" Morency and Bertha F. (Jaques) Morency of Newtonville, MA. She graduated from Newton High School in 1949 and attended Garland Junior College. Besides her husband of 55 years, John R. Petty, she leaves two sons, Guy R. Petty of Derry, NH and Glen F. Petty of Salem, NH and a daughter Judith F. Daggett and her husband James M. of Andover, MA. She also leaves six…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Phillips, Lorna M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Age 76, of Brookline, on Tuesday, August 19, 2008. Beloved mother of David Weinstein of Brookline and Adam Weinstein & his partner Rodrick Dial of NY. Loving grandmother of Ruthie Dial and Alexander Weinstein. Graveside Services at the Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, on Monday, August 25 at 10:00 AM. Memorial observance Monday only 2:00-8:00 PM, at her late residence. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Partners Hospice, 281 Winter Street, Suite 200, Waltham, MA…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Portas, Angelina (Martin)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Of Norwood, Aug. 17 age 94. Beloved wife of the late Joseph R. Devoted Mother of Janet M. Andreotti and her husband Victor of Norwood. Grandmother of Denis Andreotti, Lisa McPhee and her husband Edward, Donna Silk and her husband Paul, and Paul Andreotti and his wife Lisa. Great Grandmother of Christopher and Michelle McPhee, Austin and Justin Andreotti, and Katelyn and Marisa Silk. Funeral from the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home, 1248 Washington Street, NORWOOD, Friday at 8am followed by a funeral Mass at 9am…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Presti, Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Wed., 4 thru 8. Services will conclude with burial at Pine Haven Cemetery, Burlington. It has been requested that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Joseph's memory to the American Heart Assoc. 20 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701. For directions/obit/guestbook: Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781 933-0083 Woburn - Medford - Wilmington

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Projansky, Phyllis (Bloomberg)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Of Framingham, on August 15. Beloved wife of Burton Projansky. Devoted mother of David Projansky and his wife Rabbi Dina Shargel of NY and Michael Projansky and his wife Paula Castleberry of CA. Loving sister of James Ralph Bloomberg of MD. Dear grandmother of Yoni, Ari, Sophie and Madeline Projansky. Graveside services and memorial observance were private. Donations in Phyllis' memory may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America, 9 Erie Dr, Natick, MA 01760 or to the Pan-Mass Challenge,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pytel, Robert S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Robert S. Pytel HOLYOKE - Robert S. Pytel, 84 of Holyoke, died August 19, 2008 at the Holyoke Medical Center. Born October 11, 1923, he was educated in Holyoke schools, and had formerly worked for many years at the former Chicopee Tire Company retiring several years ago. He leaves a son, David Pytel of Granby,Ma a daughter, Katherine Northcutt of N.C. three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Robert was predeceased by a daughter Kimberly Pytel, and a friend Camilla Tougas. Visiting hours will be…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ramsbottom, Grace G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Raposa, Maria

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    NEW BEDFORD —Maria (Carreiro) Raposa, 89, of New Bedford, died Monday, August 18, 2008, at The Oaks after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Joao Raposa, and daughter of the late Manuel M. and Hortencia (Luis) Carreiro. Mrs. Raposa was born in New Bedford, and relocated with her parents to Povoacao, Sao Miguel, Azores, at the age of 7, returning to New Bedford with her husband in 1942. She was formerly employed at various garment factories as a stitcher until her retirement in 1978. She was a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Reid, Virginia C. (Sweeney)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Of Lexington, August 19, 2008. Survived by her loving husband William Reid and their children. Services private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Virginia's memory may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Research Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02215. Douglass Funeral Home Lexington781-862-1800

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Richard F. Whalley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        In Boston, August 16, 2008, Richard F. Whalley, husband of Robin A. (Prince) Whalley, died suddenly at New England Medical Center in Boston at the age of 44. Born and educated in Taunton, Richard is the son of Marilyn (Walczak) Gagnon. Richard was employed at Swank Co. in the shipping department, before that he worked for Towle Silver Co. and Reed & Barton Silver Co., both in Taunton. Richard loved spending time with his family, fishing and mowing lawns for his friends. He was the father of Justin,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Richards, Gladys

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Gladys Richards, 75, of Worcester, died Friday, August 15 at St. Mary's Health Care. She was born in Barre, daughter of Dewey and Grace Luanne (Best) Richards. Gladys spent her lifetime enriching the lives of those around her. Her positive outlook, her friendly attitude and her core sweetness gave pleasure to everyone in her company. She leaves a sister, Elsie Walker of Orange, many friends among the staff and residents at St. Mary's Health Care, her advocates at Jewish Family Services and many…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Rizzuti, Arline (Bagnera)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Of Revere, formerly of East Boston, August 17. Beloved wife of the late Pasquale Rizzuti, with whom she shared 56 years of marriage. Loving mother of Kevin Rizzuti and his wife Elizabeth of Revere. Dear sister of Evelyn Bennett of Revere, Mary Pelusi of Saugus and the late Beatrice Masterangelo, Rose Peppino, Helen Altavilla, Anthony and Joseph Bagnera. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral from Vazza's "Beechwood" Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., REVERE Thursday morning at 8:30 AM…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Santoro, Yolanda T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends may call at the funeral home Thursday 9am-11 am. Interment St. Patrick's Cemetery, Watertown. Yolanda was Past President of the Legion of Mary of St. Anthony's Church and member of the Sons of Italy Ladies Lodge., Cota-Struzziero-McKenna 617-625-4150

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Schlesinger, Judith Carey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                40, on August 15 at her home in Jamaica Plain. Psychotherapist, mother, sister, and friend to many. Survived by husband Eric Rosenthal, children Oliver Lee Schlesinger Rosenthal, 8, and Esli Laura Bratko Silver Schlesinger Rosenthal, 4. Also survived by parents James and Laura Schlesinger, sisters Rebekah Schlesinger, Sarah Schlesinger, and Jessica Grille, a large and loving extended family, and many friends and colleagues. Open house will be held on Wednesday from 1 to 6 PM and Thursday from 1 to 9 PM at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Shinners, Carolyn Kay

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Our baby girl passed away August 16, 2008 in Boxford, MA at the age of 20. She was born in Boston, MA on April 7, 1988 to John William Shinners and Kathleen Helene Clark. She was the beloved step-daughter of Cindy Shinners. Carolyn was one of a kind! To most she was quiet and reserved, but to those who knew her best, she was an excellent athlete full of adventure and mischief. Her love for the outdoors began early as a ruff-tuff tomboy, who worked hard and protected her brothers as much as they protected…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sideman, Ann Beth

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    who wish may make Memorial Contributions in her name to the Irmo High School, 6671 St. Andrews Rd., Columbia, SC 29212 ATT; Mitzi Brashier. Interment at Montefiore Synagogue Cemetery, Pelham NH. Funeral Director Walter F. Bayliss, Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Stagno, Mary (Carifio)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are kindly invited. Visiting Hours Thurs. from 89:30am. Mary was an avid bowler, dancer and traveler. Late member of the Regi Bowling League. In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to: Alzhiemer's Assoc. 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Mausoleum. Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Steele, Richard F. "Dick"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends may call at the funeral home Friday 4-8 PM. Interment, Lindenwood Cemetery. For obit/directions/guest book:, McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home Stoneham 781-438-0405

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Suchecki, Julia Anne (Falos)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Thursday 4 thru 8. Services will conclude with burial at Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Julia's memory to the Alzheimer's Assoc., 311 Arsenal St. Watertown, MA 02472. For directions, obituary and guest book Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781-933-0083 Woburn-Medford-Wilmington

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Talios, Edward W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              73 of Ocean Pines MD, formerly of Revere, August 16. Beloved husband of Doris (Halley) Talios of MD with whom he shared 49 years of marriage. Loving father of William E. Talios and his wife Brenda of CA, Joseph A. Talios of PA, Loretta A. Magee and her husband Brian of Brighton, MA, Diane L. Doyle and her husband Kurt of Franklin MA. Dear brother of Robert W. Talios and his wife Sparky of FL. Cherished grandfather of Michael, Joseph, JR and Madeline Talios, Jared, Emily and Meghan Magee and John and Katie…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Tamburello Jr., Vincent R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                & friends are invited. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 p.m. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Late employee of Vata Comm of Methuen. Parking area adjacent to funeral home. For Guest Book, Obituary & Directions visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Teal, Debra M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Debra M. Teal 1957 - 2008 SOUTHWICK, MA - Debra M. (Gardner) Teal, 51, a resident of Southwick for the past 25 years, died suddenly at Noble Hospital, Monday, August 18th, 2008. Born & educated in Cohoes, NY, Debra was the daughter of Gail (Keegan) Gardner and the late Joseph F. Gardner. She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Ronald Teal, a son, Tracey Teal and his wife Michele of East Longmeadow, MA, a daughter Shauna Bush and her husband Seth of Springfield, MA, 3 step-daughters, Sherry Teal and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Tedstone, Paula S. (Sampson)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    67, of Hudson, Saturday, Aug. 16. Daughter of the late Paul and Gill (Jannini) Sampson; former wife of the late Lewis W. Tedstone Jr.; Beloved mother of, Lewis P. Tedstone and his wife Chrissy of Hudson, James Scott Tedstone of Chelmsford, Ronald D. Tedstone and his wife Keang of Winchendon, Richard M. Tedstone and Paul D. Tedstone and his wife Heather, all of Hudson; sister of Paul Sampson of Nashua, NH and Janet Palladino of Lexington; also survived by her stepmother, Stella Sampson of Watertown; her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Terpstra, Richard R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Richard R. Terpstra, 56, of Edgebrook Drive in Boylston, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2008, after complications recovering from a liver transplant. Calling hours will be held Thursday, August 21, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. in MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation Street, Worcester. Funeral Mass Friday at 10 a.m. in Saint Anne's Church, Shrewsbury.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Toddings, Donald P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Of Somerville, Aug. 18. Devoted husband of Lillian (Souza) Toddings. Loving Father of Donald Toddings Jr. and Karen Willett & beloved father-in-law of Frank Willett & Gail Toddings. Cherished Grandfather of Kerrie Willett, Brian, Darin, and Kevin Toddings. Also survived by 2 Great Grandchildren, many relatives & friends. Funeral from the Rogers Funeral Home, 380 Cambridge St., CAMBRIDGE, Friday at 10 am. Funeral Mass at St. Anthony's Church in Cambridge at 11 am. Visiting Hours Thursday 4 to…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Troiani, Elsie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Of East Boston, on Aug. 19, 2008. Beloved daughter of the late Pasquale and Maria (DiFederico) Troiani. Loving sister of the late Albert Troiani. Cherished aunt of Albert Troiani of Melrose, Michael Troiani and his wife Kathleen of NH, Annmarie Blanchard and her husband Tom of Malden and Robert Troiani and his wife Ann-Marie of Stoneham. Also survived by many loving great and great great nieces and nephews. Funeral from Rapino Memorial Home, 9 Chelsea St., (Maverick Sq.), EAST BOSTON on Friday at 9 AM…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Twomey, Marie Louise (Spinazola)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends invited. Visiting hours Wednesday from 4-7PM. Interment Winthrop Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made to the Jimmy Fund, 375 Longwood Ave., Boston MA 02115 or the Chelsea Soldier's Home, 91 Crest Ave., Chelsea MA 02150. For directions or to sign the online guestbook, please visit:, . Caggiano Funeral Home Winthrop 617-846-8700

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Veiga, Antone R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                NEW BEDFORD —Antone R. Veiga, 80, of New Bedford, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital after a long illness. He was the longtime companion of Irene Morin and former husband of Ruth (Entwistle) Roberts. Born in Dartmouth, son of the late Francisco R. and Mary (Avila) Veiga. He was employed by Morse Twist Drill until his retirement. He was a member of the Portuguese Sports Club. Survivors include his companion; his former wife; 4 children, Donna Lewis, Rick Morin and Shane Morin, all of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ward, Catherine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Catherine Ward 1948-2008 SPRINGFIELD, MA - Catherine Ward, 60, of Spring-field, died Saturday, August 16, 2008 following a long illness. Born in Provi-dence, Rl, she was the daughter of Catherine Jean (Patchen) Elliott and the late James R. Elliott. She grew up and was educated in Rhode Island where she attended Bryant College. She lived and worked in Springfield for most of her adult life and was employed by Baystate Medical Center. She loved her church, her family, her pets, and music. Cathy was also…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Watkins O.S.F., Sr. Mary Rose

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    In Dorchester, formerly of NJ, August 17th. Member of the staff of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mission Grammar School, Mission Hill. Funeral services & interment will be held at the Sisters of St. Francis Mother House in Allegany NY. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated in Mission Church at a later date. Arrangements by Murphy Funeral Home, DORCHESTER.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • White, Josephine M. (Grensavitch)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Josephine M. (Grensavitch) White, 93, of Worcester died Tuesday, August 19, 2008 in the Jewish Healthcare Center, Worcester, after an illness. Her husband of 48 years, Edgar J. White, died in 1985. She leaves two daughters, Cynthia A. Sestito of Grafton and Beverly F. Leveillee of Rutland; eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; many nephews and nieces. A daughter, Valerie A. Giorgio, died in 2007. She was predeceased by three brothers, Joseph, Anthony and Adolph Grensavitch, and two sisters,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • William P. Driscoll

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Williams, John P. W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends invited. Calling hours at the George L. Doherty Funeral Home 855 Broadway (Powder House Sq.) Somerville, Thursday 4-8pm. Funeral procession from the Doherty Funeral Home, Friday morning at 10 o'clock followed by interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Late member VFW James A. Logan Post, Somerville, Masonic Lodge, Tewksbury. Veteran US Army Korean War.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Young, Loretta A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Hanson Loretta Ann (Pircio) Young, 60 years, of Hanson, died Aug. 18, 2008. She was a daughter of Joseph J. Pircio and Vivian M. (Ethier) Pircio of Brockton; sister of James L. Pircio and his wife Kathy of East Bridgewater, Claire M. Maitland of North Easton and Suzanne T. Shea and her husband Gary of East Bridgewater. She is also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins. She was the sister of the late Louis P. Pircio. Funeral from the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St. (Rte. 123),…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Zeroonians, Arzerooni

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends are kindly invited to attend. At the request of the family, there are no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the above named Church. Interment at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown. Arrangements by Aram Bedrosian Funeral Home, WATERTOWN.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Alfred R. Vigliotta, 69

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Bowles Sr., William J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Brennan, Lillian T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Burke, Nancy W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Clara Barnard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Clark, Frederick Warren

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Codero III, Edward Thomas

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Coleman, Mary F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Cote, Rene W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Cronin, Mortimer J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • DaSilva, Albino T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Davidson, Harold F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Dedrick, Carol L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Driscoll, William P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Elaine E. MacLean, 89

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Engdahl, Eileen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ernest Angelo Carroll, 59

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ferreira, Christopher "Krys"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Francis, Richard B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Frydrych, Mildred A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Gary R. Bitzer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • George E. Letendre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Hilda Martin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Howard Mason Jr., longtime forester

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Howard, Carol A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Hurley, Christine M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Jane M. Cwalina

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Jeannette Lacasse, seamstress for VA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • John S. Marmaras

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kathleen T. Leonard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Kroner, Dorothy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lawrence, Edward E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lee, John I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Maria P. Amarello

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Marion L. Newton

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • McSweeney, Catha J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Nardo, Daniel J.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rhea Lindstedt

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Rhea Lindstedt, artist who loved color

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rose Ricupero

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Short, Marion L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Thomas Hempstead, graduate student

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Thomas S. Norwood Sr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wanda S. Cornilovich

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • William Kimball, bank president

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