Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Massachusetts Daily Obituaries 08/27/08

  • Alonzo, Mary E.

    • Amato, Maria (Sole)

      Of East Boston on August 25th. Funeral on Saturday August 30th. Visiting hours Friday 4-8. Complete notice Thursday's edition. For more info please visit:, Ruggiero-Mazzarella Memorial Home East Boston617-569-0990

      • Ambrefe, Lillian E. (Anderson)

        and friends invited. As requested, there are no visiting hours. Contributions may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation of MA, 1 Bullfinch Place, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02114. For online guestbook, please visit, . Arrangements under the direction of David H. Gonet Funeral Home, 22 Hawthorne Blvd., SALEM. David H. Gonet Funeral Home Salem978-745-4168

        • Amelia B. Ribeiro

          Amelia B. (Valente) Ribeiro, wife of the late Adamastor P. Ribeiro, died on Sunday, Aug. 24 at the Golden Living — Garden Place Nursing Home in Attleboro, following a brief illness. She was 95. Born in Murtosa, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Joao and Amelia (Brandao) Valente. Educated in Portugal, she moved to the Taunton area in 1960, where she worked as a stitcher for the former Whittenton Garment Co. until retiring in 1970. She leaves two daughters, Maria Fernanda Miller and her husband…

          • Andrews, E. Ruth

            Of Burlington, August 24. Beloved wife of Larry McCloskey. Daughter of Robert U. Andrews of Granby, CT and the late Margaret. Stepmother of Jennifer Dawson of TX and Robert McCloskey of CA. Sister of Woody Andrews of CA, Bill Andrews of MT, Martha Drapeau of CT, Gerry Andrews of FL, Tim Andrews of FL, Carol Laufersky of FL, & Jamie Andrews of CT. Also survived by 6 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLINGTON…

            • Andrews, James E.

              MASHPEE —James E. Andrews, son of Mary L. Pires and the late Benjamin Andrews Sr., died on Saturday at the Harborside Nursing Facility in Mashpee, after a brief battle with lung cancer. James was born in Wareham on Sept. 26, 1944. He attended Falmouth schools and later joined the armed forces. Upon release from the armed forces, he worked at Falmouth Hospital as a construction worker, and later at Otis Air Force Base. He also worked for Lower Cape Foundation in Orleans for several years. James leaves five…

              • Angrisano, Michael B. "Ben"

                Of Saugus, formerly of Malden suddenly Aug. 25th. Beloved husband of Karen M. (Prendergast) Angrisano. Devoted father of Michael J. and James D. Angrisano, both of Suaugus. Cherished son of the late Constantino N. "Andy" and Jeanette (Pellegrino) Angrisano, both formerly of Malden. Cheriched brother of Andrea J. Cox and her husband William of Andover, Paula M. Bazlen of VA, Nancy J. Adrian and her husband Alex of Boxford. and the late Mark A. Angrisano. Funeral from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule…

                • Anna E. Marchant

                  In Taunton, August 24, 2008, Anna E. (Peterson) Marchant died after a lengthy illness at the age of 88. Anna was the wife of the late Elbert W. Marchant. She was born in Taunton to her late parents Osker & Anna (Forsberg) Peterson. Anna was educated in Taunton & Dighton schools, graduating from Dighton-Rehoboth High School. She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and playing bingo. Anna leaves her children; Patricia M. McCaffrey of Norton, Priscella Brown of Raynham and Debbie Marchant of Pioria,…

                  • Antonakos, James G.

                    A resident of Chelmsford and formerly of Tewksbury and Wilmington, died on Tuesday, August 26, 2008. He was the beloved husband of Sophie K. (Kalantzakos) Antonakos to whom he had been married for 46 years and who survives him and resides in Chelmsford. He was born on August 13, 1920 in Lowell a son of the late George J. and Stella (Genakos) Antonakos. Mr. Antonakos was educated in the Lowell and Dorchester School Systems. He served in the United States Navy during WWII. Prior to his retirement he worked…

                    • Archibald, Dolores M.

                      • Archibald, Dolores M. (Tardanico)

                        79 years, of Raynham died Saturday August 23, 2008 at the South East Rehab and Skilled Care Center after a period of failing health. She was the wife for 34 years of Loring R. "Archie" Archibald. In addition to her husband, Dolores is survived by her children, Deborah Hayes and her husband Edward La Perle of LaFayette, Colorado; Dianne E. Gabrion and her husband Michael of O'Fallon, Missouri; Rexford Hayes and his partner Robin LeBeaux of Milford; Richard Hayes and his wife Karen of Brockton;…

                        • Ashley, Mary A.

                          • Baker, Robert E. "Bob"

                            and friends are kindly invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday from 4-8 PM. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. Retired as a Lt. of the Everett Police Department, after 38 years of dedicated community service. Late Marine Corp Veteran, serving as a Sergeant during W.W.II. In Bob's memory, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

                            • Barrett Jr., Joseph F.

                              and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8. Services will conclude with burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For directions, obituary & guestbook Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781-396-9200 Medford-Woburn-Wilmington

                              • Bergman, C. Ronald

                                and friends invited. Interment will be in Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Friends of the Winthrop Public Library-The Ron Bergman Fund, 2 Metcalf Square, Winthrop, MA, 02152. Late President of the Winthrop Tennis Association, Friends of the Library, and Chairman of the Museum Committee. Visiting hours Wed. only 4-8 pm. For guestbook and directions, please visit our website:, . Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home Winthrop617-846-0909

                                • Beverly, Dorothy G.

                                  : Graveside committal services for Dorothy Beverly will be Tuesday Sept. 2, at 10:00 AM at Eastlawn Cemetery in Williamstown, with Rev. Joseph DeCosta, former Pastor of the First Baptist Church in North Adams, officiating. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the Williamstown Grange in care of FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPELS, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247.,

                                  • Bigelow, Keri Lynn

                                    Middleboro Keri Lynn Bigelow, age 18 years, of Middleboro, died Monday night, Aug. 25, 2008, unexpectedly, after injuries resulting from a car accident, along with her boyfriend, Danny Crocker. She was born in Taunton, Feb. 14, 1990, and was the beloved daughter of Glenn D. and Kim M. (Houlihan) Bigelow of Middleboro. She was a graduate of Bristol Plymouth Regional Technical School, Class of 2008. She had been a hair stylist at the Smartstyle Hair Salon, Wareham. She had completed her licensure for…

                                    • Birrille, Dorothy K.

                                      • Bliss, Paul D.

                                        Paul D. Bliss HOLYOKE - Mr. Paul D. Bliss, 48, of 1035 Hampden St, died Tuesday at his home. Born in Ludlow, son of Ronald and Margaret (Hittman) Pepin. He was educated in Holyoke schools and graduated from Holyoke High School. He was employed as a custodian for the City of Holyoke for the past 31 years. He was a soccer coach and a season ticket holder of the Springfield Falcons Hockey Team. He enjoyed fishing. Besides his parents, he leaves one son, Christopher Bliss of Holyoke and one daughter April Ann…

                                        • Bolduc, Sally K.

                                          MARLBOROUGH Sally K. (Kershaw) Bolduc, 69, of Marlborough, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Fitzgerald & Collins Funeral Home ( ), 378 Lincoln St., Marlborough.

                                          • Bridgwood, Donald W.

                                            Bridgewater Donald W. Bridgwood, a resident of Bridgewater since 1950, died suddenly, Aug. 23, 2008, at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston. He was 83. Born and raised in Brockton, a son of the late William and Clara (Cator) Bridgwood, he attended Brockton schools. He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II, aboard the USS Henrico and was with the first wave on the invasion of Omaha Beach, June 6, 1944. Donald was also in the invasion of France in August of 1944 and Okinowa in 1945. He was…

                                            • Burton, Martha W.

                                              Of Timonium, MD. Loving sister of Leland W. (Deborah) and Crompton B. (Kelli) Burton. Beloved aunt of Stephen H., Robert M., McKenzie C., and Madeline W. Burton. Passed away August 21, 2008, age 47. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 28, at 1 p.m., Christ Church, Glendale, 45 E. Sharon Rd., with burial to follow at Spring Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Friends of Wellesley College Athletics, Development Services, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02481. Schaefer-Busby-Danner…

                                              • Butman, Marie J.

                                                Marie J. Butman 1926 - 2008 CHICOPEE - Marie J. (Lacroix) Butman, age 82, passed away on Aug. 25, 2008 at the Willimansett East Nursing Home. She was born on Jan. 22, 1926 in Springfield, daughter to the late Zephir and Mary Jane (Boulerice) Lacroix. She was a communicant of Assumption Church. She worked as a seamstress for Chicopee Undergarment for 20 years and also worked at the former Assumption School for 10 years as a cook before she retired. She lived at The Arbors of Westfield for two years before…

                                                • Byrne, Patrick J.

                                                  Of Marshfield, formerly of Woburn & Brighton, August 24, dear father of Shane Byrne of Marshfield, loving son of Corrine Byrne of Marshfield and the late Frederick Byrne, brother of Anne Marie Dunne of W. Roxbury, Maureen McGrath of Abington, Timothy and Fred Byrne both of Marshfield, Susan Ploeg of Newtown Square, PA and Colleen Byrne of Hull. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and his former wife Susan Byrne of Marshfield. Funeral from the MacDonald Funeral Home, 1755 Ocean St., Rte. 139,…

                                                  • Cabral, Osman

                                                    37, of Mattapan, August 24, 2008. Beloved son of Betty Ann (Monteiro) Washington of Atlanta, GA and Rudolph J. Cabral of Mattapan. Dear grandson of Peter and Elizabeth Monteiro of Marion and the late Theodore and Louise Cabral. Godfather to his precious Godsons, Alex Carrington and Ollie Brennier. Also leaving a large extended family. Funeral Friday, August 29, 2008 from the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hgwy., (Rt 28), WAREHAM at 10 AM. Funeral Mass at St. Rose of Lima Church,…

                                                    • Cadello, Madeline M.

                                                      Madeline M. Cadello 1921-2008 WESTFIELD - Madeline M. (Jegelewicz) Cadello, 86, of Montgomery St. A lifelong resident of Westfield. Beloved mother of Michael J. and James P. Cadello. Beloved sister of Felix Jegelewicz. Beloved aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Thurs. at 9:30 a.m. from the Robert E. Cusack Funeral Home, 94 Main St., Rte. 20, followed by a funeral mass at 10:30 in St. Peter-St. Casimir Church, State St. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery all in Westfield. Visiting hrs. are Weds. from 6…

                                                      • Callahan, Jocelyn O.

                                                        and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours on Thursday from 4 PM to 8 PM. Donations may be made to the WEDIKO Children's Services, 72-74 East Dedham Street, Boston, MA 02118 or the Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Avenue, Salem, MA 01970. Directions and guestbook at:

                                                        • Cardoza III, Dr. Matthew E.

                                                          Of Kingston, Aug 25. He is pre-deceased by his wife of 59 years, Grace Cady Cardoza. Beloved father of five daughters, Carol Kennedy and her husband Michael of Hull, June O'Connell and her husband Robert of Bridgewater, Joan Cardoza of Pembroke, Joyce Duhaine and husband Richard of Hanson and Deborah Cavanagh and husband Michael of Hanover. He was the adored Papa of 9, Great Papa of 12. He is also survived by his brother Robert (Buddy) of Peoria, AZ and Marion Thurston of Lakeville, CT and many nieces…

                                                          • Cardoza III, Matthew E.

                                                            Kingston Dr. Matthew E. Cardoza III, Ed.D., went home to God after a short illness, Aug. 25, 2008. He was born in Boston, June 7, 1922, to Matthew E. and Martha Kelley Cardoza. He was raised in Boston and Winthrop and graduated from Roxbury Memorial High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving during World War II, then went on to earn a master's degree from Boston University and Doctorate of Education from University of Massachusetts. He taught school in Whitman and began the first Distributive…

                                                            • Carnello, William B.

                                                              Wareham William Benjamin Carnello, age 88 years, of Wareham, formerly of Middleboro, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at the Tremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Wareham, after a brief illness. He was the husband of Grace L. (Carr) Carnello, they had been married for 59 years. He was born in Everett, son of the late Anthony and Mary (McBride) Carnello. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II, in the Quartermaster Corps, in England as a corporal. He was a medical information clerk at the…

                                                              • Castoldi, Charlotte E.

                                                                Charlotte E. Castoldi 1918-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Charlotte E. (Vogel) Danoff Castoldi, 90, of Springfield died Monday August 25, 2008 in Heritage Hall Nursing Home, Agawam. Charlotte was born in Springfield on June 13, 1918, a daughter of the late Joseph and Jeannette (Romansky) Vogel. Charlotte was a hairdresser at the former Vogue Beauty Salon of Chicopee. She was a lifelong resident of Springfield, a communicant of Holy Name Church where she was an active volunteer. Charlotte was predeceased by her first…

                                                                • Cerasuolo Jr., Angelo B.

                                                                  • Charles M. MacLeod

                                                                    Mr. Charles M. MacLeod, of Taunton, died Monday, August 25 in the V. A. Medical Center, Brockton, following a lengthy illness.  He was the husband of Patricia Ann (Frawley) MacLeod and the father of C. Matthew MacLeod of New Bedford and Patricia A. Robinson of Norton.  Mr. MacLeod also leaves 2 sisters, Dorothy McNamara of Attleboro and Jeanette Fitzgerald of Billerica, and 4 grandchildren.  A Memorial Service will be held at a time and date to be announced.  Expressions of sympathy in his memory may be…

                                                                    • Chenier, Victor C.

                                                                      Victor C. Chenier 1932 -2008 WESTFIELD Victor C. Chenier, 76, of Westfield, died Monday, August 25, 2008 in a local nursing home. He was born July 13, 1932 in Russell, son of the late Edward and Viola (Brisson) Chenier and has lived in Westfield for most of his life. Victor was employed as a polisher for Columbia Bicycle in Westfield for 22 years retiring in 1995. He was a US Army Veteran and a member of American Legion Post 124 in Westfield. Victor was the widower of Esther V. (Cusson) Chenier who died in…

                                                                      • Childs, Betty Jane Fraser (Spongberg)

                                                                        Betty Jane (Spongberg) Fraser Childs, 85, of 91 Malden St., died Saturday, August 23, 2008, in Holy Trinity Eastern Orthodox Nursing and Rehab. Center, Worcester, after an illness. Her husband, Richard L. Childs, died in 1995. She leaves three sons, David R. and Paul A. Fraser and Roy Fraser III all of Holden; a step-son, Richard Childs of Franklin, VT; a step-daughter, Lynda Scott of Naples, FL; 9 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. A brother, Burton Spongberg and two sisters, Louise May and Ruth Johnson,…

                                                                        • Clinton, James W.

                                                                          • Coelho, Manuel

                                                                            Manuel Coelho 1926 2008 LUDLOW - Manuel 'Moon' Coelho, 81, of Ludlow, passed away peacefully on, Monday, August 25th, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Ludlow, son of the late Manuel and Claudina (Lopes) Coelho, he was a lifelong resident and a faithful communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church. Manuel was a United States Navy Veteran and served his country honorably during WWII earning the WWII Victory, American Theatre and Asiatic Pacific Theatre Medals. He worked for 35 years as an auto…

                                                                            • Combs, David A.

                                                                              ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to his funeral Friday at 12 noon at the Salvation Army, 395 Main St., Haverhill. Calling hours will be Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Burial will be in the Linwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to The Salvation Army, c/o Major Robert Klenk, 395 Main St., Haverhill, MA 01830. Condolences to his family may be made at, . Arrangements are by…

                                                                              • Davenport, Edna M.

                                                                                East Bridgewater Edna M. Davenport, 95, lifelong resident of East Bridgewater, died Monday, Aug. 25, after a period of failing health. Born and raised in East Bridgewater, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Condon) Davenport and a graduate of East Bridgewater High School. Edna worked as a nursing assistant in nursing homes before retiring in 1990. She is survived by her sisters, Pat Wile of East Bridgewater and Mary Paiva of New Hampshire; her nieces, Donna Sampson of East Bridgewater and…

                                                                                • DeMarinis, Rosina

                                                                                  Rosina DeMarinis 1918-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Rosina "Rose" (D'Amore) DeMarinis, 90 of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday August 25, 2008 at Baystate Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. Rose was born in Springfield on February 27, 1918, a beloved daughter of the late Gustinio and Germania ( Martnelli) D'Amore. She was educated in the Springfield school system. Rose was employed for several years, by the Springfield school system in the Food Service Department. She also was a…

                                                                                  • Dennis, Sally M. (Brown)

                                                                                    • Donovan, Robert

                                                                                      In Brookline suddenly, August 26, 2008. Beloved son of the late Timothy F. and Marjorie B. (Meany) Donovan. Complete notice on Thursday. Bell-O'Dea Funeral Home 617-277-7652

                                                                                      • Downey, Theodore I.

                                                                                        Riverview, Fla. Theodore I. Downey, 78, formerly of Hanson, Mass., died unexpectedly, in Florida, July 31. He was a son of the late Joseph and Isabelle (Cameron) Downey. Born in Brockton, Mass., he was raised in Hanson and attended Hanson schools. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served overseas during the Korean War. He retired from the Air Force after 20 years, serving from 1947 to 1968. He was an active member of the American Legion and VFW, both locally and in Florida. After his retirement…

                                                                                        • Ducharme, Sandra C.

                                                                                          Sandra C. Ducharme of Murrieta, CA; 67 Murrieta, CA Sandra C. (Halliday) Ducharme (Sandy), 67, passed away August 23, 2008 at home in Murrieta, CA. Sandy was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada on August 10, 1941. She moved to the U.S. in her twenties and became a U.S. citizen in 1999. Sandy graduated with honors from Missouri Western with dual degrees in finance and computer science. She enjoyed an early career as a Lab Tech followed by a long career in finance. She retired from Newell Rubbermaid as…

                                                                                          • Dunlop, Robert E.

                                                                                            Of Framingham (formerly of Newton) August 24, 2008. Beloved father of Matthew of Astoria, New York, Krista Henderson and her husband Wayne of Riverside, CA. Loving grandfather of Brittaney Dunlop of Rusk, TX, Claire Henderson and Adelaide Henderson of Riverside, CA. Also survived by a brother, Peter Dunlop of Wareham; sisters, Marilyn Hunter and her husband Jack of West Roxbury, Jeannie Stevens and her husband Jeff of Hyannis and many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Funeral Mass Friday August 29, 2008 at…

                                                                                            • English, Phyllis I. (Giroux)

                                                                                              and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday, 5-8 PM. Donations in her memory may be made to Hospice & Community Service, 2430 Diplomat Parkway East, Cape Coral, FL 33909. Interment Westview Cemetery, Lexington. Douglass Funeral Home Lexington781-862-1800

                                                                                              • Fair, Paul Emerson

                                                                                                Of Osterville died Mon., Aug 18. Husband of LaVerne (Angel) Fair. A funeral Mass will be celebrated in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Wianno Ave, Osterville on Thurs Aug 28 at 9:30 am. Burial in Mass. National Cem. Bourne, MA at 11:15 am.

                                                                                                • Foster, Frank J.

                                                                                                  Frank J. Foster died Monday, August 25, 2008 in St. Vincent Hospital. He is predeceased by his wife Joanne (Janulevicus) Foster in 1999. He leaves a son, Frank J. Foster Jr. of CA.; two daughters, Deborah Fournier of Hubbardston and Michelle Sizer of AZ.; four grandchildren, Deanna, Sadie, Savorina & Bennett; a close friend and caretaker, Cathy Holmes; and nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by 14 brothers & sisters. Frank was born in South Barre the son of Carmello & Florence (LaFarina)…

                                                                                                  • Frank, Dacia (Kramer)

                                                                                                    Of Randolph, Entered Into Rest August 25, 2008. Beloved wife of Samuel Frank. Sister of the late Rena Kaufman and Ruth Levine. Graveside Services at Sharon Memorial Park on Thursday, August 28 at 11:45 AM. Memorial Observance at the Fireman Community House following the interment through 4:30 PM. Remembrances in her memory may be made to Hebrew Senior Life, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131. Schlossberg-Solomon, 781-828-6990

                                                                                                  • Freestone Sr., Charles S.

                                                                                                    Of Norwood, August 25, age 86. Beloved husband of the late Virginia C. (May) Freestone. Devoted father of Charles Chuck S. Freestone, Jr. and his wife Maria of Norwood, Kenneth Freestone of Providence RI, and Lynn E. Gardner and her husband James of Salt Lake City, UT. Grandfather of Charles S. Freestone, III, Eric Gardner, Patrick Gardner, Amy Freestone, Victoria Freestone, Jovan Gomes, and Simone Gomes. Also great grandfather of Andrew Freestone. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday 10 AM at The…

                                                                                                    • Galvin, Marie (Goggin)

                                                                                                      and friends invited. Visiting hours Wednesday evening from 4-8. Children's room available. Please, in lieu of flowers, all donations can be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942. Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury. For directions and guest book visit Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home Hyde Park(617) 361-3216

                                                                                                      • Hammond, Janet M. (Ferrandino)

                                                                                                        • Hanley, Paul M.

                                                                                                          and friends kindly invited. Member Marine Corps League. Memorial contributions may be made to NE Shelter for Homeless Veterans, Dept. V., 17 Court St., Boston 02128. MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald

                                                                                                          • Hasomeris, Mary

                                                                                                            Avon Mary (Drivas) Hasomeris, 81 years, of Avon, died Aug. 25, 2008. She was the wife of Peter S. Hasomeris; mother of John P. Hasomeris and his wife Susan of Brockton and Flora Rosenfield of Bridgewater; grandmother of Tara and Alexander Hasomeris, both of Brockton; sister of Arthur Drivas of Andover, Celia Nalesnik and Eleanor Kalavretinos, both of Peabody. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St. (Rte. 123), Brockton, Thursday at…

                                                                                                            • Hodgdon, Charles G.

                                                                                                              and friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Charles' name may be made to the, , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Funeral under the direction of the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, BURLINGTON. For obituary & online guestbook see

                                                                                                              • Howard, Francis A.

                                                                                                                Holbrook Attorney Francis A. Howard, of Holbrook, died at age 85, at his home, surrounded by his family, Aug. 26, 2008. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Locke) Washek Howard and the late Marguerite (Ryan) Howard; loving father of Frank Howard of Brockton, Charles Howard of West Bridgewater, Robert Howard of Raynham, Marian Carr, John Howard, AnnMarie Fredericks and Judithe Coughlin, all of Holbrook; devoted brother of Leo Howard of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Thomas Howard of Illinois and the late Paul…

                                                                                                                • Hunter, Mary A.

                                                                                                                  • Hurley, Florence T. (Ryan)

                                                                                                                    and friends invited. Interment Mt. Benedict Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Leo F. Hurley Scholarship Fund c/o Catholic Memorial High School, Baker & Gardner Sts. West Roxbury, MA 02132. For directions and guestbook, WILLIAM J. GORMLEY FUNERAL SERVICE 617-323-8600

                                                                                                                    • Hurley, Mary Agnes

                                                                                                                      On August 24, 2008, beloved wife of the late Frederick Joseph Hurley. Loving mother of Paul Hurley (Yoshiko), Alicia Hurley, Denise Barton (Wesley), Andrea Morgan (Kevin) and Fred Hurley, Jr. Cherished grandmother of 8. Funeral service, Monday, September 29, 2008 at 2:45PM in the Old Post Chapel, Ft. Myer, VA. Interment will follow in Arlington National Cemetery. Arrangements by Everly Funeral Home FAIRFAX, VA

                                                                                                                      • Irizarry, Harold

                                                                                                                        Harold Irizarry, 54, of 9 Ashton St., died Tuesday August 26 in UMASS Memorial Hospital. He leaves his wife of 6 years, Herlinda "Quika" Irizarry; 2 sons, Harold Irizarry, Jr., and Ryan Irizarry of East Boston; 2 daughters, Wendelin Corliss and her husband Steve of Fitchburg, and Jennifer Irizarry of Oxford; and one step-daughter, Andrea Jimenez of Worcester. Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, son of Alcides and Elba Irizarry, he lived many years on Long Island. He graduated from Atlantic Union College…

                                                                                                                        • Jaffe, Theodore "Teddy"

                                                                                                                          Theodore "Teddy" Jaffe, age 84, of Coconut Creek, FL, formerly of Needham on August 26, 2008. Adoring and adored husband for 61 years of Sylvia (Goldstein) Jaffe. Devoted father of Charles Jaffe and his wife Martha Heller of Rochester, NY, Phyllis Spool and her husband Richard of Worcester, Debi McCarthy and her husband Vincent of Bourne and Judith Pearl and her husband David of Millis. Loving Grandpa of Samarrah Kress and her husband Jason, Shannah Poccini and her husband Brian, Sarah Spool,…

                                                                                                                          • Johnston, David E.

                                                                                                                            David E. Johnston of Westford David E. Johnston M.D. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday evening from 6 to 8 pm at the BLAKE FUNERAL HOME, 24 Worthen St., Chelmsford. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday morning at 11 o'clock at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church Chelmsford, 2 Westford St. Please visit for charitable contributions. Arrangements by BLAKE FUNERAL HOME, Chelmsford.

                                                                                                                            • Jordan, Edith P.

                                                                                                                              Naples, Fla. Edith P. Jordan, 90, former longtime resident of Abington, Mass., died Sunday, Aug. 24, at Physicians Regional Medical Center in Naples, from kidney failure. She is survived by her three sons, Allan, Peter and James; and a daughter, Joanne; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three great great-grandchildren. Visiting hours will be held Thursday, Aug. 28, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth Street (Rte. 58 at the rotary), Whitman. Her services will be…

                                                                                                                              • Judson, Nancy A.

                                                                                                                       ), 3 Barber St., Medway. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in West Medway. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. Memorial donations may be made in her memory to the VNA of Greater Milford, 25 Birch St., Bldg. B, Suite B1, Milford, MA 01757, or to the Milford Humane Society, 289 West St., Milford, MA 01757.

                                                                                                                                • Kalip, Raymond J.

                                                                                                                                  ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends may call on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen, MA 01844. Funeral services will begin on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008 at 9:15 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Anthony's Church, 145 Amesbury St., Lawrence, MA 01841. Burial will follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery, North Lowell Street, Methuen, MA 01844. Family requests no flowers be sent. Please visit our online…

                                                                                                                                  • Karayan, Christophe Vasken

                                                                                                                                    and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Aram Bedrosian Funeral Home, 558 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown on Thursday from 12-3 and 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to NAMI Massachusetts, 400 West Cummings Park, Suite 6650, Woburn, MA 01801-6528. Interment at Newton Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                    • Keegan, Ruth P. (Macdonald)

                                                                                                                                      and friends invited. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. For directions and Guest book:

                                                                                                                                      • Keeping, Kimball John

                                                                                                                                        86, of Carleton-Willard, Bedford (formerly of Lexington), on August 25, 2008, after a brief illness. Beloved husband of the late Frances Maxwell Keeping. Devoted father of Janet Keeping (husband, Phil Elder), Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Brian Keeping (wife, Margaret Dyer Keeping) Lexington, and Peter Keeping (wife, Irene Heemon), Marlborough. Caring brother of Olive Stewart, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada and Dorothy Smarac, Loretto, Ontario, Canada. Loving grandfather of six: Emily, James, and…

                                                                                                                                        • Kelley, Mary Cecilia (LaForest)

                                                                                                                                          hours will be held on the same day from 9:00 AM until the time of the service. For online condolence book please visit

                                                                                                                                          • Kelley, Mary M. (Cronin)

                                                                                                                                            & friends are invited. Visiting hours Thursday 4-7 p.m. Interment Wyoming Cemetery. Memorial donations maybe made in Mary's name to The Most Blessed Sacrament Church Building Fund, 11 Grove St. Wakefield, Ma. 01880. For obituary, directions or to send a condolence, please visit website:

                                                                                                                                            • Keough, Dr. Allen H.

                                                                                                                                              Dr. Allen H. Keough, PhD, 79 years old of 3 Elizabeth Ave., Northborough, formerly of Sudbury, died Monday, August 25, 2008 in the Life Care Center in Leominster after an illness. He is survived his son, Allen H. Keough, Jr. of Mansfield, MA; 5 daughters: Cynthia K. Craig and her husband Rev. James O. Craig, III of Leominster, MA, Valerie M. Keough of Phoenix, AZ, Karen G. Keough-Huff and her partner Christine Keough-Huff of Holland, MA, Pamela K. Doucette and her husband Ray Doucette of Maynard, MA and…

                                                                                                                                              • Kopf, Sister Joan

                                                                                                                                                MARLBOROUGH Sister Joan Kopf, RGS (Anne Regina), died at Good Shepherd Center on Aug. 23, 2008, after a long illness. She was 74 years of age and had been a Sister of the Good Shepherd for 51 years. Sister Joan was born in Orange, N.J., the daughter of Joseph L. and Anna R. (Ellis) Kopf. She was educated in the Fielding School, Maplewood, N.J., Marylawn High School in South Orange, Berkeley School of Business, E. Orange, and received her B.S. in business administration from the College of St. Elizabeth in…

                                                                                                                                                • Koza, Carol A. (Berthiaume)

                                                                                                                                                  Carol A. (Berthiaume) Koza, 62, of Worcester died on Monday, August 25th in Autumn Village Nursing Home after an illness. Carol is survived by a son, Robert F. Koza and his wife Christina; a brother, Raymond Berthiaume and his wife Linda all of Rochdale; two sisters, Theresa Coakley and her husband James of Sterling and Nancy Monroe of Worcester; her mother, Josephine (Simanskas) Beressi and a step-brother, Joseph Beressi both of East Falmouth. She was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Raymond…

                                                                                                                                                  • Kreconus, Mary T.

                                                                                                                                                    Mary T. Kreconus of Billerica, born in Malden; 82 BILLERICA Mary T. (Tobler) Kreconus, age 82, wife of the late Thomas C. Kreconus died unexpectedly Monday at the Newton-Wellesley Hospital. She was born in Malden, November 1, 1925 daughter of the late Henry and Mary (Curley) Tobler and has been a Billerica resident for the past 54 years. Mrs. Kreconus was an administrative assistant at Lahey Clinic for over 20 years. She is survived by three daughters, Sharron D'Elia of Woburn, Brenda Hibbard of…

                                                                                                                                                    • Kreconus, Mary T. (Tobler)

                                                                                                                                                      and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours Thursday from 4-8 p.m. Interment Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

                                                                                                                                                      • Lagasse, Leo P.

                                                                                                                                                        Leo P. Lagasse of Dracut Mr. Leo P. Lagasse, 74, a resident of Dracut and formerly of Lowell, died Sunday, August 24, 2008 in Merrimack, NH. Husband of the late Pauline A. (Desjardins) Lagasse. Relatives and friends may call at the ROLAND W. MARTIN FUNERAL HOME 308 Pawtucket Street, Lowell on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm. ATTENDANT PARKING. Funeral Thursday morning with a funeral mass to be celebrated at 10:30 o'clock in the Parish of Saint Rita Church 158 Mammoth Rd., Lowell. Burial in St.…

                                                                                                                                                        • Lavey III, John Lawrence "Jay"

                                                                                                                                                          Of Naples, Maine, formerly of Plymouth, 58, August 24th at Jordan Hospital. Beloved son of the late John L. Lavey, Jr. and Jessica (Sargent) of Plymouth. He is also survived by his sisters Kandace "Kandy" Lydon and her companion, Byron Lohnes of Plympton and Audrey Lavey of Boston and his brother John Rotundo of Plymouth. He was the adoring uncle to Abbie Lydon and Kelly Lavey Lydon of Plympton. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, August 28 at the Richard Davis Funeral Home, 373 Court St.…

                                                                                                                                                          • Lavoie, Shirley

                                                                                                                                                            may call at DRACUT FUNERAL HOME 2159 Lakeview Avenue, DRACUT, on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 PM. Her Funeral Service will be held at 10 AM Friday in the funeral home. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in her name to either the Chelmsford Art Society PO Box 211 N. Chelmsford, MA 01863 or the Rheumatology Training and Research Fellowship c/o Brigham and Womens Hospital 116 Huntington Ave., 5th Flr., Boston, MA 02116. To send and online…

                                                                                                                                                            • LeDrew, Barbara

                                                                                                                                                              89 of Cochituate died on Aug. 22, 2008. Beloved aunt of several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great nephews and many great-great nieces and nephews. At her request their will be no funeral home visitations. Private interment services will be held for her family. A Memorial Service celebrating her life will be held on Sat., Aug. 30, 2008 at 11:00 AM at the Community United Methodist Church, corner of Route 27 and Damon St, Cochituate Village. In lieu of flowers her family suggests memorial gifts in…

                                                                                                                                                              • Leonard H. Easterbrooks

                                                                                                                                                                Leonard H. Easterbrooks, a resident of Lincoln Village, North Dighton died at New England Sinai Hospital in Stoughton on Thursday, Aug. 21st at the age of 69. Born in Taunton, on June 17, 1939, he was the son of the late Richard and Charlotte (Atherton) Easterbrooks. A graduate of Taunton Vocational High School, he was later employed as a heavy equipment operator for Devine’s Milk Laboratories, Cumberland Farms, Decas Brothers, and Gault Transporta tion. He retired in 1998 due to debilitating rheumatoid…

                                                                                                                                                                • Lizewski, Salina Mary (Sesia)

                                                                                                                                                                  Salina Mary (Sesia) Lizewski, 88, of Leominster, formerly of Sterling, died Monday, August 25, 2008 in the Life Care Center of Leominster. She was born and raised in Sterling, daughter of Felix and Lucrecia (Porter) Sesia, and lived in Sterling until moving to Leominster in 1997. Her husband, Henry "Biscuit" Lizewski, died in 1972. She leaves her daughter, Elizabeth A. O'Sullivan and her husband Peter of Groton and a grandson, Matthew O'Sullivan of Groton. Her sister, Anne Hasselman, and…

                                                                                                                                                                  • LoPilato, Ralph V.

                                                                                                                                                                    and friends are kindly invited to gather on Friday at 9 AM from the Funeral Home, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 AM in St. Richard's Church, Forest St., Danvers. Burial will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Memorial donations may be made to the Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226. Teacher Physical Sciences at Masco High School and Head Teller Essex Bank, Vinnin Sq. Branch. Veteran Koren War, U.S. Navy. Please visit:, for info and to sign guestbook.

                                                                                                                                                                    • Lombard, Matthew J.

                                                                                                                                                                      Of Charlestown, formerly of Nahant, August 26, 2008. Beloved husband of the recently deceased Virginia (Turner) Lombard. Devoted Father of Matthew N. Lombard and his wife Kathy of Middleton, Kristen A. Taylor and and her husband Bob of Haverhill. Loving brother of Maureen A. Balsom and her husband Roy, Peter P. Lombard and his wife Eileen, Richard J. Lombard and his wife Bonnie, John T. Lombard and his wife Mary-Anne, Eileen E. Lombard and the late Christopher M. Lombard Jr. and his surviving wife Martha A.…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Longone, Josephine M. (Dzicek)

                                                                                                                                                                        Josephine M. (Dziczek) Longone, 86, of Worcester, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2008, surrounded by her family from complications of Heart Disease and Stroke. The MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St. is honored to assist the family with arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                        • Lorusso, Mary T. (DeSantis)

                                                                                                                                                                          Mary T. (DeSantis) Lorusso, 97, a lifetime resident of Worcester passed away peacefully on Sunday after a brief illness. Angelo, her husband of 62 years passed away in 1998. She was also predeceased by a son Victor in 1952. She is survived by her children, John and his wife Priscilla, of Palm City FL, Connie Volpini and her husband Jack, of Falmouth, Ma, Ann Brunelle and her husband Daniel, of Worcester, and Marie Coomey of Naples, FL. She leaves eleven grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren; her…

                                                                                                                                                                          • MacAlpine, Loretta

                                                                                                                                                                            Loretta MacAlpine 1947-2008 SPRINGFIELD Loretta MacAlpine, 62, of Springfield, passed into the loving arms of God on Saturday, August 22, 2008. Born in Greenfield, she was a daughter of the late Catherine (Stone) Ritchie and the late Harry Stone. She was a member of New Life Calvary Baptist Church. She leaves behind her loving daughters, Kimberly Stone-Keaton (and husband, Andrew) and Felicia Mac Alpine; her grandchildren, Morgan, Jordyn, Kaylynn, and Madisyn; and nieces, Joyce Jones, Christina Ellison, and…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Malone, Jeffrey S.

                                                                                                                                                                              • McAskill, Michael L.

                                                                                                                                                                                • McEvoy, Kevin Patrick

                                                                                                                                                                                  and relatives are invited to a Funeral Mass at ST. PATRICK CHURCH in Lowell on Thursday morning at 10 o'clock. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery in Lowell. E-condolence at . Arrangements by the O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME (978 or 866) 458-8768.

                                                                                                                                                                                  • McKinney, Therese M. "Terry" (Thomas)

                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury. Late graduate of Boston College School of Nursing, Class of 1954. Retired registered nurse at the Milton Hospital and the Dedham Public Schools. George F. Doherty & Sons Dedham781-326-0500

                                                                                                                                                                                    • McTigue, Mildred K. (Mooney)

                                                                                                                                                                                      & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Thurs. 4-8pm. Interment Knollwood Memorial Park Canton. Donations in Mildred's memory may be made to the, , 30 Speen St., Framingham 01701.

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Michaud-Machado, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                        John J. Michaud-Machado 1982-2008 SPRINGFIELD - John Joseph Michaud-Machado, 26, of Springfield passed away on Saturday, August 23, 2008 at home. Born in Springfield and a life-long resident he was the son of Darlene (Moodie) Michaud and Claude J. Michaud. John was a graduate of Springfield's High School of Science & Technology and of Springfield Technical Community College. John was employed as a media manager for WWLP TV 22 of Chicopee. He had also worked as a camera operator for WGGB TV 40 of…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mickevich, Mary

                                                                                                                                                                                          Mary Mickevich of Chelmsford, formerly of S. Boston CHELMSFORD Mrs. Mary (Krowchun) Mickevich of Chelmsford formerly of S. Boston died Monday evening, August 25, 2008 at Willow Manor in Lowell. She was married to the late Mr. Steven Mickevich who died in 1970. Born in Lowell, on July 9, 1914, the daughter of the late Alexander and Anna (Jankus) Krowchun. She was a graduate of Lowell High School with the class of 1932, where she was in the National Honor Society. She was employed in her earlier years with…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mickevich, Mary (Krowchun)

                                                                                                                                                                                            Of Chelmsford formerly of S. Boston died August 25, 2008. She is survived by a sister, Sally Ouellette of Chelmsford, a brother-in-law, George Ouellette of Chelmsford, several nieces and nephews including, Linda Ouellette of Hopkinton, Susan Ouellette of Baltimore, MD, Karen Ouellette of Lowell and George S. Ouellette of Noank, CT. Visiting hours Wednesday 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Thursday at 8 a.m. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 Middlesex St. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9 a.m. at St. Mary's Church…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Morin, Marie S.

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Morton, J. Ben Maor

                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends invited to attend. Cartier's Funeral Home 508-883-8383

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Nelson, Martin H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Known as "Sandy" to his family and as "Nellie" to his many friends, died peacefully in his home on Friday, August 22 at the age of 63. He had been diagnosed with ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease just two months before his death. Sandy was a licensed practical nurse and for 20 years he was a personal nurse of extraordinary skill, caring for terminally ill members of many prominent Boston area families. His calm competence and patience were the hallmarks of his service. After graduating…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Newell, Barbara E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    & friends are invited to the Dillon & Edward F. Day Funeral Home 124 Chestnut St Holyoke on Sat. Aug. 30th beginning at 9:30 am followed by a Service at 10 am with burial in Forestdale Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Fri. Aug. 29th from 6- 8 pm.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • O'Neil, Katherine V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Katherine V. O'Neil 1916 - 2008 SPRINGFIELD-Katherine V. (Moriarty) O'Neil, 91, died Monday at Saint Patrick Nursing Home in Framingham, MA. She was born in West Springfield, daughter of the late Thomas C. and Susan E. (Crean) Moriarty and grew up in West Springfield before living many years in Springfield. She was the widow of Thomas M. O'Neil, who died in 1990. They were married 50 years. She leaves two sons, Thomas M. O'Neil and his wife, Ellen, of The Villages, FL and James W. O'Neil…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Oliver, Gerald T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Gerald T. Oliver, 74, of Grafton Street in Worcester, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2008, in UMass Hospital. MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, Worcester, is honored to assist his family with arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Patricia M. Allen

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Patricia M. Allen (Pat) on August 12, 2008 of Bethesda, Maryland. Born in Taunton, Massachusetts, to Patrick and Patricia Clark on January 2, 1920. Beloved wife of Ron Allen; mother of Mary Pat Allen, Maureen Allen, Betsy Allen, Kathleen Allen Farmer and her husband Lyle and Patty Allen Graves and her husband Chris; grandmother of Pierre, Vanessa, Liam, Ronnie and Kate; great grandmother of Rial, Nico and Celina. Sister of the late Irene “Red” Clark Galuski, the late Bradford “Braffie” Clark, both…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Peloquin, Simone T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Simone T. Peloquin of Nashua; 79 NASHUA Simone Theresa Peloquin, 79, of Nashua, died Monday evening, August 25, 2008 at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua, following a brief illness. A resident of Nashua for the past 30 years, Mrs. Peloquin was born in Dracut, MA on December 16, 1928, daughter of the late Joseph and Regina (Brunnelle) Lozeau. During her youth, Simone made her home in Dracut and Lowell, MA. She attended St. Louis parochial school and Lowell public schools. A homemaker to her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Phelan, William R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are kindly invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the, , 20 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701. Private interment Highland Cemetery, Newburyport. Douglass Funeral Home Lexington 781-862-1800

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pichnarcik, Anthony J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              MARLBOROUGH Anthony J. Pichnarcik, 87, of Marlborough, and formerly of Orange, Conn., died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, in Marlborough Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Fitzgerald & Collins Funeral Home ( ), 378 Lincoln St., Marlborough.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pizzano, Hazel (Drapeau)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends invited. On line guestbook at, . In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Hazel's memory to the Bill & Hazel Pizzano Football Scholarship Fund, UNH Field House, Durham, NH 03824. O'Donnell Funeral Service Danvers and Salem 978-774-6600

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Plota, Stanislaw

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Stanislaw Plota HOLYOKE - Stanislaw (Stanley) Plota of Holyoke died August 25 at Mt. St. Vincent Nursing Care Center. Born in Kalisz, Poland he lived in Holyoke since 1954. Stanley was predeceased by his wife Lucyna. He worked for Moore Drop Forge Co. for 35 years until retirement. Stanley was a communicant of Mater Dalorosa Parish in Holyoke. He is survived by three sons, Alex, Stanley and Henry; and one daughter, Barbara, and one sister Eugenia Szyszka, six grandchildren and eleven great-grand children.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Porter, Sharlee June

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sharlee June Porter of Tyngsboro, MA TYNGSBORO Mrs. Sharlee June (Williams) Porter of Tyngsboro MA died Monday afternoon August 25 2008, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was married to the late Mr. Kenneth H. Porter who passed away on February 11 1978. Sharlee was born in Chicago IL on July 1, 1925, the daughter of the late Charles J. and Christine (Carkin) Williams. Before her retirement she was employed with Tyngsboro Public Schools as an instructional aide for 12 years. She was an active…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Proctor, Augustine J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Of Brighton, formerly of Brookline, age 86. August 25, 2008, after a brief illness. Augustine was born in Boston and resided in Brookline for most of his life. Mr. Proctor attended Oxford University in England and was a graduate of Suffolk Law School in Boston. He also received an Associates Degree in Art from Boston University. A Veteran of World War II, Augustine served in the U.S. Army from Feb. 1943 to March of 1946 in Central Europe. Mr. Proctor enjoyed traveling, reading, walking and spending time…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Quinn, N. "Niki" (Creeden)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        77, of Peabody, August 25, 2008, loving wife of 53 years to Ret. Peabody Police Captain Edward D. Quinn, devoted mother of David Brian and his wife Jessica Quinn of Lehigh Acres, FL, Peabody Firefighter Edward D. "Ted" Quinn and his wife Jill of Peabody, Karen Q. Holland of Georgetown and Andrea C. and her husband James E. Myers of Lyman, ME, loving Grammy of Shaun P., Sarah P. and Meaghan Quinn, Kayla, Anna and Lilah Quinn, Timothy, Nicoline and Sheridan Holland and Edward and Robert Myers, and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Randall, Armentina

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Armentina Randall 1921-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Armentina "Nina" (Rugani) Randall, 87, died August 24, 2008. She was born in Springfield on July 17, 1921 to Casemiro and Argentina (Angeloni) Rugani. Nina worked for the City of Springfield as a teacher's aide at Lincoln Elementary School and later for their lunch program. Prior to that she had worked for Field, Eddy & Bulkley. A lifelong resident of Springfield, she was a communicant of St. Mary's Church in East Springfield and a very active…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ravida Jr., Dominic F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Reyes, Jamie E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Jamie E. Reyes, 29, of Worcester died unexpectedly on Saturday, August 23rd. He is survived by his father, Ismael Reyes of Worcester and his mother, Darlean (Majors) Rueter of Florida; a son, Jamie Reyes of Oxford; a brother, Derek Reyes and a sister, Camiron Reyes both of Worcester and one nephew. He was born April 1, 1979. Calling hours are on Thursday, August 28th, from 6 to 8 PM in the Alfred Roy & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Hammond St. A Graveside Service will be at 12 noon on Friday, August 29th, in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rivest, Arthur W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Arthur W. Rivest 1928 - 2008 CHICOPEE Arthur W. Rivest, 80, of Chicopee, a retired truck tire maker for the former Uni-Royal Corp., died on Friday, August 22, 2008 at home. He was born on May 3, 1928 in Chicopee and was a life long resident. He was the son of the late Wilfred A. and Alice (Picard) Rivest. Arthur was a communicant of Assumption Church and a Navy veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Fiolina (Soja) Rivest; a son, David of Chicopee; a daughter, Carol Jennison and her husband…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Robinson, Nancy H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Nancy H. Robinson of Chelmsford Nancy H. (Wardell) Robinson, 77, of Chelmsford and formerly of West Caldwell, NJ and East Orange, NJ, died on Monday, August 25, 2008. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday evening from 4 to 8pm at the BLAKE FUNERAL HOME, 24 Worthen St., Chelmsford. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Friday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Mary's Church, Chelmsford. Burial in Pine Ridge Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Greater Lowell VNA and Hospice, Box 1965, Lowell,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sabbag, Evalina J. (DiMartino)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours Wednesday 5-8 PM. Donations in her memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445 or to Minuteman Home Care, 83 Hartwell Ave., Lexington, MA 02421. Interment Lincoln Cemetery. Douglass Funeral Home Lexington 781-862-1800

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sarno, Lena L. (Reppucci)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends invited. Calling hours Thursday 4-8pm. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For more information visit:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Schippers, Ruby E. (Masci)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ruby E. (Masci) Schippers, 51, formerly of Millbury, died Monday, August 25th in UMASS Memorial Medical Center in Worcester. She leaves a daughter, Elisa D. Schippers and a son, Nickolas J. Schippers both of Millbury; her significant other, Chris Cafarelli; and her former husband, James E. Schippers Jr. She was predeceased by her father, Ralph Masci and a brother, Nickolas Masci. Her Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday Aug. 28th on Worcester Common in Worcester. Burial will be private. Mulhane…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Seiler, John A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          81, of Wayland, MA, died suddenly on August 20th, on a favorite lake in Maine. Born March 23, 1927 in Newton, MA. Married to Catherine W. Seiler until her death in 2003. Graduated Harvard College, Harvard Business School, and the Harvard School of Design. Professor, Consultant, Architect, Mediator, Lobsterman. Survived by daughter Marcia, her husband Keith and their children Hallie and Lucas, all of Harvard, MA. Son Matthew, his wife Russlyn and their three daughters Charlotte, Catherine, and Hope of New…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Seixas, Robert E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Of Randolph, August 16, 2008, at age 83. Husband of Norma C. Seixas. Father of William (Bill) E. Seixas of Newbury Park, CA and Patricia J. Seixas of Naples, FL. Also survived by 3 grandchildren. Memorial Service to be held at future date. Contact Bill Seixas (805-498-5384 or billker@roadrunner .com) to be notified of date and time. Arrangements under the direction of Cartwright Funeral Home. For additional information, or to leave a sympathy message visit, . Memorial contributions may be made to the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sireen, David W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              David W. Sireen of Billerica, born in Lowell; 62 BILLERICA David W. Sireen, age 62, husband of Gerri (McSween) Sireen, died Tuesday at their home after a long illness. He was born in Lowell, August 23, 1946, son of the late John F. and Anne C. (Nyren) Sireen and had lived in Stow prior to Moving to Billerica 4 years ago. Mr. Sireen worked for Digital Equipment Corporation for over 30 years most recently as an Engineering Support Supervisor and enjoyed skiing and scuba diving. Besides his wife he is survived…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sprague Sr., Kenneth W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                : Funeral Services will take place Friday at 11:00 A.M. at the First Baptist Bible Church on Notch Rd. North Adams. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery, North Adams.Calling Hours are Thursday from 5-8 P.M. at the FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME for Funerals, WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, Ma. Memorial Donations are suggested for the Kenneth W. Sprague Sr. grandchildren and greatgrandchildren education fund through the funeral home.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Stone, Virginia M. (McElroy)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Of Scituate, August 25, 2008. Beloved wife of Walter W. Mother of Edward P. and his wife Clare of Scituate, Douglas T. and his fiancee Jordan Stanley of Cohasset, Chester E., II and his wife Susan of Scituate, Joseph T. of Scituate, Virginia M. Lanza and her husband Joseph of Scituate and the late Walter W., Jr. Loving grandmother of Walter, Virginia, Joby, Mia, Bella and Savanna. Sister of Peggy Keohan, Judy Svenson, Maurice McElroy, Paddy Buening, Bill McElroy and the late Joseph T. McElroy, III. Also…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sweet, John R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Of Plymouth, formerly of Dorchester, August 25. Beloved husband of Frances E. (Fullam). Loving father of Thomas R. of Las Vegas, John J. of Cohasset, Kathy Powers of Michigan, Linda Eckman of Plymouth, and Jeanne Lyons of Virginia. Grandfather of 10. Funeral from the Cartmell Funeral Home, 150 Court St., PLYMOUTH, on Friday at 10:00 am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Bonaventure Church, Manomet, at 11:00 am. Visiting hours on Thursday from 4-7 pm only. Burial in the MA National Cemetery, Bourne. Memorial…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Tatum, Hazel (Brown)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hazel (Brown) Tatum, 83, of Shrewsbury passed away Monday, August 25th in St Vincent Hospital with family by her side. Hazel's husband Dewey Tatum, Sr. passed away in 1988. She is survived by her devoted children, Sandra Castro, Sharon Amissah and Keith Tatum all of Worcester, Tyrone Hendricks of Fishkill N.Y., Jabari and Carlton Tatum both of Albany; 29 grandchildren, many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Two daughters, Karen Thomas and Lois Owens and a brother…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Taylor, Marion (Nutile)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are kindly invited. Visiting Hours are Wednesday 4-8. Marion was nurse for 54 years. She worked at Revere Memorial, Malden Hospital and Saugus Detox before retiring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Arise Together In Christ Program, c/o St. Anthony's Church, 250 Revere St., Revere, MA 02151. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tennermann III, William A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Of Newton, born December 6, 1952, passed away on August 23, 2008 after a lengthy illness. Beloved husband of Kathleen (Gerideau) Tennermann. Cherished father of Alyse Tennermann Schifter, Wilson and Nichole Tennermann. Loving son of Rhoda Fonseca and the late William A. Tennermann Jr. Dear brother of James Tennermann. Also survived by a niece, nephew and other family and friends. Visiting hours in the Blackington, Conroy & Hayes Funeral Home, 1479 Washington St. (Rte. 16), WEST NEWTON, August 28,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tobin, Judith D.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tracy, Robert L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Robert L. Tracy 1923-2008 SOUTHAMPTON - Robert Tracy, 85, of Pomeroy Meadow Road died on August 23, 2008 at the Cooley Dickinson Hospital. Robert was married to the late Rita (Clement) Tracy. He leaves his son Jeffrey Tracy of Southampton, 2 daughters Robert "Bobbie" McGee and her husband Lynn of Anchorage, Alaska, Marjorie Strom and her husband Steven Walter of Haverhill, MA, 1 brother Wilfred Tracy of West Springfield, 1 sister Margaret Redgrave of Peter's Creek, Alaska. His funeral will be…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Traylor, Joseph Edwin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St. (off Route 109), WESTWOOD on Thursday, August 28th from 6-8pm. A Funeral Service will be celebrated on Friday morning August 29th at 10am in St. John's Episcopal Church, 97 Deerfield Ave., Westwood. Interment at Highland Cemetery, Norwood. Mr. Traylor and his wife Bonnie owned Century 21 Traylor Real Estate in Westwood for 27 years. He formerly worked at Raytheon Company in Bedford for many…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fotini A. “Fanny” (Antoniou) Loizides of Melrose, a seamstress, died Thursday at her home. She was...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Vasapollo, Eleanor M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brockton Eleanor M. Ellie (Argetes) Vasapollo, 54 years, of Brockton, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008. She was born in Boston, a daughter of the late Suela (Perrone) and James Argetes. Ellie spent most of her life in Brockton and was a graduate of Brockton High School, Class of 1971. Ellie worked in the food service program at the Arnone Elementary School in Brockton, as well as co-owner and operator of The Nail Loft in South Easton, with her wife Jackie. Ellie enjoyed gardening, flowers of all kinds and was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Vigorita, Jane A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jane A. Vigorita 1922-2008 HAMPDEN - Jane Anne Vigorita, of Hampden Massachusetts left this earth, peacefully on August 25, 2008. She was 85 years old. Born in Newark, New Jersey. She lived in New Jersey most of her life, until retiring to Florida in 1972. Jane came to Hampden in 2000 and was a devoted wife and mother. She worked as a legal secretary of most of her years. She loved to travel and had many adventures all over the world. Jane was a communicant of St. Mary's parish in Hampden and was a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Walag, Stanley J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Stanley J. Walag 1918-2008 SPRINGFIED - Stanley J. Walag, 90, died August 25, 2008 at Baystate Medical Center. Born in Springfield to the late Mikolaj and Antonina (Manijak) Walag, he was a lifelong city resident and a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church. He was part owner of Precision Pattern Company in Springfield. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Mary (Piecuch) Walag and two sons, Richard and Robert. He leaves his daughter, Delores M. Jones and her husband, Kenneth J., of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Webb, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Weker, Harry B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            54, life resident of Winthrop. Entered Eternal Rest suddenly August 21, 2008. Dear son of the late Doris and Meyer. Harry attended Winthrop Schools and Fryeburg Academy in Maine. He also attended a local community college and was employed as a security guard. He enjoyed reading, working with numbers, and loved cats and backyard wildlife. He will be missed by his family, a sister, Charmi Weker, and nephew, Travis W. Maggio both of Alaska. Services at Temple Israel Cemetery, Beacon St. & North Avenue,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Weljkovic, Vladimir

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Brockton Vladimir Jimmy Weljkovic, 56, lifelong of Brockton, died Aug. 26, 2008. He was a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran and was employed as a maintenance operator for the state. Jimmy was a kind, gentle and simple guy. Son of Anna of Brockton and the late Ratko, he was the brother of Dusko "Duke" and his wife Nancy Weljkovic of Brockton and Michael Weljkovic of East Bridgewater; father of Melissa Kucinski and Tania Homer; father-in-law of Jason Kucinski and Michael Homer; and grandfather of Jason…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wheeler, Grace B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Died in Medford, Monday, Aug. 25, at 99, of Wilmington, formerly of Winchendon. She is survived by her daughter; Phyllis R. Dumay and her husband Henk of Billerica and two grandchildren; Rayburn P. Yates of Methuen and Darrick W. Yates of Billerica. Her Funeral will be private and there are no visiting hours. To sign the online guest register, please visit: www. Arrangements are by the Fletcher-Hebert Funeral Home, 70 Pleasant St., WINCHENDON.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Willard, Jacqueline Marie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jacqueline Marie Willard 1926 - 2008 AGAWAM Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" (Woods) Willard, 82, passed away peacefully at home at Heritage Woods in Agawam on Tuesday, August 26, 2008. She was born in Springfield, May 4, 1926, the daughter of the late Bartholomew and Catherine (Donahue) Woods. She was predeceased by her husband of fifty-nine years, Howard Willard who died in 2005. Jackie grew up in Springfield and graduated from Classical High School. She was a longtime resident of the sixteen acres…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Yegeshian, Genevieve

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Aram Bedrosian Funeral Home, 558 Mount Auburn Street, WATERTOWN on Wednesday from 6-9 pm. In lieu of flowers, Memorial gifts may be made to the above named church. Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Everett, MA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Alice L. Wickline

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ambrefe, Lillian E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ashley, Mary A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Bettencourt, Joseph C.V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Bradley W. Thornton

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Byrne, Patrick J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Callahan, Jocelyn O.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Cardoza III, Dr. Matthew E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Carole A. Nichols, 63

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Collyer, Thomas W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Dobrein, Rita E. (Stephens)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Donald Pomeroy, farmer, longtime Granger

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Files, Catherine L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Frances Petrowicz, 87, Hatfield native

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • George E. Letendre

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Herbert S. Stetson

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Jocelyn O. Callahan, 25

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Kathleen T. Leonard

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Keough, Allen H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kransberg, Adrienne Y.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lee, Ruth M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Leonard C. Stebbins

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lizewski, Salina Mary

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • LoPilato, Ralph V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lottie E. Woodard

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Maria P. Amarello

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mary Meguer, 89

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Matthew J. Lombard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • McCarthy, Norman P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • McTigue, Mildred K. (Mooney)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Nichols, Carole A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • O'Day, John J.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Patricia A. Fairman

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rachel King, 45, anti-death penalty activist

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ravida Jr., Dominic F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Richard Booth, 59, decorated Vietnam veteran

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Robert Tracy, 85, WWII Navy veteran

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Stebbins, Cynthia A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Stevens Sr., Russell E.

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