Thursday, August 28, 2008

Massachusetts Daily Obituaries 08/28/08

  • Abreu, Joel

    • Amato, Maria (Sole)

      and friends are respectfully invited. (Please go directly to the Church). Late member St. Domenic Society. Funeral Home is handicapped accessible. Children's lounge avail. Courtesy valet parking front entrance. For complimenatary transportation please call 617-569-0990. Ample offstreet parking with attendant. Services will conclude with Maria being laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery. For more info or to send an online condolence,, Ruggiero-Mazzarella Memorial Home Orient Heights, East Boston

      • 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

        • Andrew Talbert Jr.

          • 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.

              James G. Antonakos U.S. Navy WWII Veteran CHELMSFORD James G. Antonakos, 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…

              • 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.

                • Baranowski, Francis S. "Stan"

                  62, of Boston, died unexpectedly, Aug. 23, 2008, at Boston Medical Center. Son of the late Francis and the late Laura (Hodge) Baranowski. Born July 15, 1946 in Lowell, he grew up in the area before residing in Boston for most of his lifetime. `Stan' was closely associated with the Saint Francis House, where he inspired others with his courage, perseverance, and ready smile. Survived by sisters, Sandra Anderson of Tyngsboro, Mary Jo Trenholm of Fitchburg, Paula Calvetti of Nashua, New Hamphsire, and…

                  • Barrett Jr., Joseph F.

                    and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Thurs4-8. Services will conclude with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. For dir, obituary & guestbook Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781-396-9200 Medford-Woburn-Wilmington

                    • Barry, Louise (Levesque)

                      • Bayiates, Emmanuel

                        Age 73, of Quincy MA and Limnos Greece died peacefully August 24th 2008. Manoli long proprietor of Nikkis Garden. Dedicated father of Katina Beal of Quincy, MA and Athanasios Bayiates of Knoxville, Tennessee. Also survived by two grandchildren Brandon Beal and Karissa Beal of Quincy, MA. There will be no service at the respect of the deceased. In Lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in Emmanuel's memory to the, , 18 Tremont Street Suite 700, Boston, MA 02108

                        • Beach Sr., Stephen

                          • Belden, Theodore W.

                            Theodore W. Belden 1921-2008 EAST SPRINGFIELD - Theodore "Ted" W. Belden, 86, of East Springfield passed away on Tuesday August 26, 2008 at Wingate of Wilb-raham. Ted was born in Springfield on November 12, 1921 to Harold and Ethel Mae (Woodard) Belden. Ted was a lifelong resident of East Spring-field. He graduated in 1940 from Springfield Technical High School and served his country during W.W. II with the Army 9th Infantry 2nd Division seeing action in the European Theatre. Ted was a charter…

                            • Ben Maor, Morton J.

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

                              • Beverly, Madeline

                                : Services for Madeline Beverly are private. There will be no calling hours. The FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS, CENTRAL CHAPELS, 74 Marshall St., North Adams, is in charge of arrangements. Contributions in her memory may be made to the The Clara Bartion Center for Diabetes Education, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537-0356,

                                • Bezanson Sr., Charles

                                  Whitman Charles G. Jerry Bezanson Sr., 85, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, after a period of failing health. He was the husband of the late Margaret (Davis) and the late Catherine (Burke) Bezanson. Born in Brickton, Nova Scotia, he was a son of the late H. Paul and Florence (Chute) Bezanson. He was raised in Weymouth and attended Weymouth schools. Charles was a proud veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1945. He was at the invasion of Normandy and served in battles in Northern…

                                  • 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…

                                    • Boesse, Marilyn Ann

                                      : Services will take place Saturday at 11:15 a.m. at the FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA Home for Funerals, WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. Calling Hours will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Donations are suggested in her memory through the funeral home.,

                                      • Bolduc, Sally K.

                                        MARLBOROUGH Sally K. (Kershaw) Bolduc, 69, of Marlborough, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at her home. She was the wife of Andre Bolduc, who died three years ago. Her first husband, Stanley Travis, V.M.D., died in 1982. She was born and raised in Keene, N. H., the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Bolt) Kershaw. She was a graduate of Keene High School, Class of 1956, and later graduated from the Katherine Gibbs School. She moved to Massachusetts in the '60s with her husband, Stanley. She leaves a…

                                        • Bonds Jr., Joshua

                                          Funeral service will be held for Joshua Bonds, Jr. on Saturday August 30th at Charles St. Church, 551 Warren St. The viewing will be held at 10am followed by the service at 11am. Interment private.

                                          • Boulter, Shirley M.

                                            Pembroke Shirley M. (Young) Boulter, 63, a lifelong resident of Pembroke, died Aug. 27, at Quincy Medical Center, after a long illness. She was a beloved daughter of the late Roger A. and Rosetta A. (Logue) Young. She attended Pembroke schools, graduating from Silver Lake Regional High School and she attended Massasoit Community College. She was employed many years for Factory Paint Stores in Pembroke and also for State Street Bank in Quincy. Her interests included traveling, reading, crossword puzzles, and…

                                            • Bresnahan, Margaret E. (Dooley)

                                              and friends invited. Visiting hours Friday 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.

                                              • Bunker, Christopher Allen

                                                Christopher Allen Bunker The family and friends of Alyssa Bunker of Lowell will be saddened to learn of the passing away of her son, Christopher Allen Bunker, prematurely at Lowell General Hospital, on Sunday, August 24, 2008. He is also survived by his maternal grandparents, Doreen and David Wynne of Wells, ME; his maternal great-grandmother, Jacqueline McCann and her husband, James McCann of Templeton, MA; and his maternal great-grandfather, Allen Bunker of Lake Worth, FL. BUNKER A Funeral Service will be…

                                                • 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,…

                                                  • Caivano, Joseph M.

                                                    Joseph M. Caivano 1921-2008 LUDLOW - Joseph M. Caivano 86 of Stevens St. died Tuesday August 19, 2008 in a Wilbraham nursing home. Born in Jersey City, NJ November 9, 1921 he was son of the late Anthony F. and Sarah (Daly) Caivano. An Army Veteran of World War II Joe proudly served his country in the Army of the United States serving with Company K of the 101st Infantry. He attained the rank of Technician Fifth Grade.He saw service at the Battle of the Bulge serving in Pattons Army. He was severely injured…

                                                    • Campione, Mary A.

                                                      • Carchia, Michael A.

                                                        ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave. Wakefield on Saturday at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St. Wakefield at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be at Forest Glade Cemetery in Wakefield. Memorial contributions may be made to the, , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

                                                        • Carney, Ruth E.

                                                          ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends may call on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Conte Funeral Home, 17 Third St., North Andover. A funeral service will be on Saturday at 10 a.m. also at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Ridgewood Cemetery in North Andover. Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinitarian Congregational Church, 72 Elm St., North Andover, MA 01845 or to the, , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For directions to the funeral home or to leave an on-line condolence, please visit

                                                          • Carrieri, Frances G. (Gentile)

                                                            Of Cambridge, August 26. Beloved wife of the late Gabriel "Gabe" Carrieri. Devoted mother of Joseph Carrieri and his wife Beverly, Anne Scott and her husband Oreon, Beatrice O'Connor and her husband Kevin. Loving grandmother of Damian Cremins, Michael and Samantha Scott, Ryan, Kerri and Liam O'Connor. Sister of Joseph Gentile and his wife Lorraine, the late Mauro Gentile, Anthony Gentile and Emily Ciampi. Sister-in-law of Philip and Polly Carrieri, Ralph & Mary Carrieri, Nino Carrieri…

                                                            • Carroll, William H.

                                                              ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours are Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Ave., Dover. A funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, 150 Central Ave. Burial will follow in St. Mary New Cemetery. Family flowers only are requested, and memorials in his name may be made to St. Joseph Church, 150 Central Ave., Dover, NH 03820. Please go to, to sign the online guest book.

                                                              • Cassidy, Richard C.

                                                                • Cataldo, Elizabeth

                                                                  & friends are invited to attend. Interment Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, donations in Elizabeth's memory may be made to Northeast Health Foundation, c/o Johnson 6, 55 Tozer Rd., Beverly, MA 01915. For directions & guestbook, see:, . Spadafora Funeral Home 781-324-8680

                                                                  • Cerasuolo Jr., Angelo

                                                                    ARRANGEMENTS: Friends and family are respectfully invited to call on Friday, at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St. (Route 125) Haverhill, from 4 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. James Church, Winter Street, Haverhill. Burial will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery, North Broadway, Haverhill. Memorial donations may be made to St. James Capital Improvement Fund, 6 Cottage St., Haverhill, MA 01830.

                                                                    • 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…

                                                                      • Clemmer, Stuart N.

                                                                        91, of Farmington, CT, loving husband of Florence (Cuccinello) Clemmer, passed away peacefully on August 25, 2008. Born in Billerica, MA on October 17, 1917, son of the late Charles Gerard Clemmer and Bessie May (Cummings) Clemmer, he was educated in the Billerica Schools. Besides his wife of 64 years, he is survived by his son, Stuart "Chip" Clemmer, Jr. and his wife, Carol Rumburg Clemmer of College Park, MD, his daughter, Carol Scarrozzo of Unionville, CT, two grandchildren and two…

                                                                        • Coggeshall, Lawrence

                                                                          CENTERVILLE —Lawrence Coggeshall, 73, of Centerville, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, after a long illness. A Cape Cod native, Larry was a graduate of Barnstable High School, a Coast Guard veteran and longtime boat captain. He was a founding member of the Osterville Anglers Club. Larry is survived by his fiancée, Barbara Whiteley; two sons, Lawrence Jr. of Spencer, and Stuart and his wife, Tina of Mashpee; and daughter-in-law, Paula Coggeshall of Spencer. He was the brother of Marilyn Tarr of Florida and…

                                                                          • Cole, Pauline E.

                                                                            • Collins, Stephen J.

                                                                              Stephen J. Collins Vietnam War Veteran; 63 TEWKSBURY Stephen J. Collins, age 63, a Veteran of the Vietnam War, died Tuesday evening, August 26, at his North Tewksbury home, from an apparent heart attack. He was born in Boston, July 29, 1945, a son of Thomas and Ruth (Crickard) Collins. He was raised in Tewksbury, and graduated from Tewksbury Memorial High School with the Class of 1963. He enlisted into the U.S.Air Force, and served his tour of duty as an aircraft mechanic. He was currently employed as an…

                                                                              • Connor, Theresa M.

                                                                                and friends respectfully invited. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in Theresa's name may be made to: Boston Catholic Television, 34 Chestnut St., P.O. Box 9196, Watertown, MA 02471. Late member of the K Club of Neponset. For directions & messages of condolence,

                                                                                • Crocker, Daniel

                                                                                  Fall River Daniel Danny Crocker, age 22 years, of Fall River, formerly of Middleboro, died Monday night, Aug. 25, 2008, unexpectedly, from injuries resulting from a car accident, along with his girlfriend, Keri Lynn Bigelow. Born in Norwood, July 25, 1986, he was a son of Bernard E. Crocker of Fall River and Helen L. (Walker) Crocker of Whitman. He obtained his G.E.D. in Brockton and had worked at Joes Restaurant in Plymouth, for a short time. His hobbies included skateboarding, biking and camping,…

                                                                                  • Cummings, Mary J. (Connors)

                                                                                    81, of Wrentham, Tues., Aug. 26, 2008. Wife of the late John J. Cummings Jr., she was the loving mother of John J. Jack Cummings III and his wife Janice of St. Johnsbury, VT, James F." Jim" Cummings and his wife Patricia of Lee, NH, and Robert S. Bob Cummings and his wife Sandra of Wrentham. Sister of William Connors of Derry, NH, and Margaret Sheehan of Wintergarden, FL, she is also survived by 7 grand and 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass will be on Fri., Aug. 29, 2008 at 9AM at St. Mary's…

                                                                                    • Dancewicz, Mary (Losick)

                                                                                      and friends invited. Visiting hours Friday 3-8 p.m. Interment Riverside Cemetery, Saugus. Donations in her memory may be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. For directions & obituary:

                                                                                      • Dancoe, Frances P. (Dowd)

                                                                                        Age 91, of Wilmington, formerly of Charlestown, August 27, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Andrew E. Dancoe. Devoted mother of Bruce L. & Nancy A. Dancoe, and their children, Christopher B. and Brianne F. of Wilmington and Andrew E. Dancoe, Jr. and his children, Jacquelyn M. and Andrew J. of Mansfield. Daughter of the late Thomas & Frances (Fox) Dowd. Sister of Patricia Parker of Florida and Paul & Rita Dowd of Vermont. Relative and friends are invited to attend graveside services on Friday,…

                                                                                        • David M. Peters

                                                                                          • De Freitas, Joao F.

                                                                                            NEW BEDFORD —Joao F. De Freitas, 94, died Tuesday, August 26, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital after a brief illness, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Leopoldina (Sousa Coelho) De Freitas, to whom he had been married for the past 64 years. He was born on August 14, 1914, in Cedros, Island of Flores, Azores, to the late Jose M. and Filomena G. Freitas. Formerly employed at Lizack Shoe Corp, as Shoe Maker until his retirement. A communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, he…

                                                                                            • DeJordy, Barbara Ann

                                                                                              Barbara Ann DeJordy 1956 - 2008 CHICOPEE - Barbara Ann DeJordy, age 51, passed away on August 26, 2008 surround-ed by the care and comfort of her family. She graduated in 1975 from Chicopee Comprehensive High School. She worked for 18 years before retiring as a house keeper. She was a member of the Shanondoa Circle. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, crafting, photography and needlepoint sewing. She leaves her loving husband David H. DeJordy of Chicopee; one son, Christopher H. DeJordy and his significant…

                                                                                              • Dearborn, Dorothy W.

                                                                                                ARRANGEMENTS: Burial will be private. A memorial service will be held Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, at South Church, 41 Central St., Andover at 2 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the, , 25 Stuart St., Boston, MA 02116, South Church, 41 Central St., Andover, MA 01810, or to a charity of one's choice. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Conte Funeral Home, 17 Third St., North Andover, MA 01845. To leave online condolences please visit

                                                                                                • DiLuca, Antonio

                                                                                                  and friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Antonio's memory may be made to the, 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home West Roxbury 617-325-3600

                                                                                                  • Diamond, Robert W.

                                                                                                    and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday from 4 to 8 P.M. Interment will be private. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Salem Rotary Scholarship Fund, c/o Rotary Club Of Salem, PO Box 608, Salem, MA 01970. For online guest book or additional information please call 978 744 0497 or visit

                                                                                                  • Dobrein, Rita (Stephens)

                                                                                                    Age 80, of Swampscott, MA, entered into rest on August 26, 2008. She was the devoted mother of Evie Khazzam and her husband Sassoon of Montreal, Canada; Stanley Baker and his wife Maryanne of CT, and Bradley Dobrein and his partner David Ashton of Salem, MA; and cherished grandmother of Joshua Khazzam and his wife Melissa, Natanya Khazzam, and Zachary Khazzam. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, August 28, 2008 at 2:30 PM at the Dorchester Hebrew Helping Hand Cemetery, Fuller Street, Everett.…

                                                                                                    • Dodier, Alfred G.

                                                                                                      • Doherty, Dorothy E. (Buckley)

                                                                                                        and friends are respectfully invited. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For directions and messages of condolence:

                                                                                                        • Donovan, Robert

                                                                                                          and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours Thursday (Today) from 4-8. Interment Walnut Hills Cemetery. Late Employee Town of Brookline School Dept. Late member Brookline Lodge of Elks #886 and the Larz Anderson Auto Museum. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Rob may be made to the Brookline Lodge of Elks, 40 Kent St., Brookline, MA 02445. Bell-O'Dea Funeral Home 617-277-7652

                                                                                                          • Dubeshter, Harold

                                                                                                            Age 83, of Framingham, MA and Delray Beach, FL. Entered into rest Aug. 25, 2008. Beloved husband of Leatrice (Glick) Dubeshter. Devoted father of Paul Dubeshter, Joel Dubeshter and his wife Patricia Sullivan, Alan Dubeshter and his wife Heather. Cherished grandfather of Leah, Amber, Joshua, Tori, Olivia, Austin and Brady. Services at Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, 1668 Beacon St., BROOKLINE, MA Friday, Aug. 29, 2008 at 12:00 Noon. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Framingham Heart…

                                                                                                            • Duby, Lucille J.

                                                                                                              : The funeral for Lucille Duby will be Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at 8 a.m. from FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPELS, 74 Marshall St., followed by a Funeral Mass at 8:30 at Our Lady of Mercy Church. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to VNA-Hospice of North Berkshire in care of the funeral home.,

                                                                                                              • Dumont, Lucille Jane (Ayer)

                                                                                                                73, of Dunstable formerly of Nashua, NH died August 26, 2008. Wife of her loving husband, Leonard, loving mother of Leonard and his wife Fran (Beckwith) Dumont, Jr. of Seabrook, NH, Timothy J. and his wife Nancy (Gale) Dumont of Groton, MA, Daniel J. Dumont of Dracut, Peter and his wife Kathy (Patenaude) Dumont of Dunstable, Debra Dumont Hill of Dunstable, Maria and her husband Michael Rubin of Greensburg, PA, Kim Dumont and Kathryn Horman of E. Haddam, CT; Sister of Mildred Gifford of Acton, MA, Cherished…

                                                                                                                • Dutra, Alton C.

                                                                                                                  West Bridgewater Alton C. Bud Dutra, 93, of West Bridgewater, formerly of Brockton, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, at Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. He was the longtime companion of Diane Piasecki. Born July 30, 1915, in Middleboro, he was a son of the late Anthony Dutra and Agnes (Delorey) Dutra. His family moved to Brockton, where he attended Brockton schools. In 1977, he retired from the Brockton Cutting Die Company in Avon, where he was a foreman for over 40 years. Bud was…

                                                                                                                  • Eileen Donovan

                                                                                                                    • 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 E.

                                                                                                                        s in his name may be made to Alzheimer's Services, 712 Main St. Hyannis, MA 02601.

                                                                                                                        • Falls, Rachel Melchior (Henderson)

                                                                                                                          40, of Washington DC, died Sunday, August 24, 2008 of brain cancer at her grandparent's home on Pleasant Bay. She grew up in Cambridge and South Orleans, MA and had careers first in theater and then in reproductive health, most recently as Hotline Director for the National Abortion Federation (NAF) in Washington. Rachel was born April 8, 1968, in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated from Cambridge Friends School; from Cambridge Rindge and Latin School in 1985; from Wesleyan University (BA) in 1990; and from the…

                                                                                                                          • Farr, Wanda (Hawkins)

                                                                                                                            • Fernandez, Gary David

                                                                                                                              , Mary Ellen Normandin and family of Chelmsford, and Francis Leahy of Leominster. He was also the brother of the late Augustin Fernandez Jr. who died in January of this year. FERNANDEZ Gary David Fernandez, age 56, a resident of Fitchburg, MA, died July 17, 2008 in Trinidad, West Indies. Family and friends may call on Friday, Aug. 29th from 4 to 8 P.M. at the ARCHAMBAULT FUNERAL HOME, 309 PAWTUCKET ST., LOWELL. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday morning at 10 o'clock at Madonna of the Holy…

                                                                                                                              • FitzGerald, Anne M.

                                                                                                                                EAST DENNIS — Anne M. FitzGerald (Jensen) died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, in the arms of her two daughters at Liberty Commons. She was the wife for 55 years of Jack FitzGerald, who predeceased her in 1995. Survivors include her three children, Patricia A. Baker and her husband, Bob of Dennis, Janice M. Tkaczyk and her husband, Allan of East Dennis, and John J. FitzGerald Jr. and his wife, Floriana of Pittsfield. She has one grandchild, John Anthony FitzGerald, also of Pittsfield. She is also survived by…

                                                                                                                                • Foresta, Grandin H.

                                                                                                                                  Grandin H. Foresta infant son of West Paris, Maine parents WEST PARIS, Maine Grandin Hayes Foresta, 2 months old, died Monday, August 25 at his home. He was born in Lewiston, on June 14, 2008, the son of Jerome and Holly Kerns Foresta, Jr. He is survived by his parents of West Paris; a brother, Maxwell Wallace Ober; his maternal grandmother, Penny Kerns; his paternal grandparents, Jerome and Valerie Foresta, Sr.; his paternal great-grandparents, Ernest N. and Barbara Hayes; aunts and uncles, Dave and…

                                                                                                                                  • Forrest, E. Raymond

                                                                                                                                    THURSDAY 5-8PM. His Funeral will be held FRIDAY at 9am from the POCASSET MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME 462 Main Rd, Tiverton with a 10 am Mass at St. Christopher's Church, Tiverton. Burial at Our Lady of Fatima Cemetery, Little Compton. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to National Assoc. of the Deaf, 8630 Fenton St., Ste. 820, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

                                                                                                                                    • Francisca (Agosto) Costa

                                                                                                                                      Francisca (Agosto) Costa, wife of the late Manuel Dutra Costa, died on Wednesday, Aug. 27th at Marian Manor at the age of 92. Born in Fayal, Azores, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Emilia (da Conceicao) Agosto. Educated in Portugal, she moved to the area in 1969. She was a communicant of Annunciation of the Lord Church. She leaves 2 sons, Manuel Costa of CA and Humberto Costa and his wife Linda of Taunton; 3 daughters; Maria Da Rosa of Canada, and Maria Teresa Silveira and Zelia Ventura, both of…

                                                                                                                                      • Freitas, Maria N.

                                                                                                                                        Stoughton Maria N. (Jorge) Freitas, 84, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, at her home, after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Jorge Freitas. Born in Flores, Azores, Portugal, she was raised and educated there. She moved to the United States in 1969 and settled in Stoughton. Mrs. Freitas worked at Quality Steel in Stoughton from 1969 until her retirement in 1985. In her free time, she enjoyed crocheting, knitting and gardening. She is survived by her children, Duartina Serpa and her husband Joe…

                                                                                                                                        • Gawlinski, Mary R. (DiNisco)

                                                                                                                                          and friends invited. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Aberjona Nursing Home c/o Activities Fund, 184 Swanton Street, Winchester, MA 01890. For online condolences visit

                                                                                                                                          • Goldstein, Leonard

                                                                                                                                            FALMOUTH —Leonard Goldstein, of Falmouth, and Delray Beach, Fla., died peacefully on Aug. 26, 2008. He was the beloved husband of Bernice (Lubets) Goldstein for 58 years. He was the devoted father of Edward of Wayne, Pa., Laura and her husband, Michael Devine of Portsmouth, R.I., and James and his wife, Nancy of Needham; and the loving grandfather of Zachary Devine, and Allie and Jake Goldstein, and step-grandfather of Mary Devine. He was the son of the late Benjamin and Ethel Goldstein of Winthrop, and…

                                                                                                                                            • Grenier, Rose Marie

                                                                                                                                              and friends invited. Retired employee of Lehrer and Madden Insurance Agency. Laughlin, Nichols & Pennacchio F.H. Hyde Park(617) 361-2410

                                                                                                                                              • Hahn, Phyllis

                                                                                                                                                63, of St. Charles, IL, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at home. She was born September 1, 1944 in Berwyn, IL, the daughter of the late Alfred and Mary Jane (Burgess) Malicki. Co-owned SVI International in Aurora, IL with her late husband, E. Bradley Hahn. Surviving her are her children, Sheryl (Douglas) Climenhaga of Oregon, IL, Steven Hahn of Washington and Sandra (Ken) Cobb of Batavia, IL; sister, Mary Jane (Henry) Powell of Andover, MA. Funeral Services to be held in Illinois. In lieu of flowers,…

                                                                                                                                                • Harding Jr., James F.

                                                                                                                                                  WAREHAM —James F. "Jim" Harding Jr. of Wareham formerly of New Bedford, passed away August 26, after a brief illness with his family at his side in Tobey Hospital, he was 61. Son of the late James F. and Mary K. (Smith) Harding Sr. Born in New Bedford James attended public schools there and graduated from New Bedford Vocational in 1966. A Vietnam Army Veteran attaining the rank of Sgt. Serving with the 173rd Airborne Div. 503rd Infantry Div., awarded the Bronze Star; Vietnam Service Medal, Jim…

                                                                                                                                                  • Hiltz, Helen W.

                                                                                                                                                    and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday from 9-10 a.m. in the funeral home. A graveside service will be held at 11:15 a.m. at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of ones choice. For additional information, directions or to leave a sympathy message, visit our Web site .

                                                                                                                                                  • Hiltz, Helen W. (Norton)

                                                                                                                                                    and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday from 9:00-10:00AM in the funeral home. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:15 AM at the VA National Cemetery, Bourne. Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of One's Choice. For additional information, directions or to leave a sympathy message visit our website

                                                                                                                                                    • 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 Howard, 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…

                                                                                                                                                      • Huskey, Carolee J.

                                                                                                                                                        • Janey, Evelyn Marie

                                                                                                                                                          Of Boston, August 25, 2008. Beloved mother of Nicole Hatchel and Denise Shavers of Boston. Loving grandmother of Dominique, Chaz, Nyasia, Elijah, Antonio and Nathaniel. Dear sister of Charles Janey, II, Laurentina Janey-Burrell, Charlotte Clarke, Gerald Janey, Clifford Janey and the late Ronald F. Janey. She also leaves many relatives and friends to cherish her memory. Funeral Thursday 12 Noon at Twelfth Baptist Church, 160 Warren St., Roxbury. Visiting with the family at Church at 11 AM. Interment Mt. Hope…

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                                                                                                                                                                  • Joy, Kevin M.

                                                                                                                                                                    Of Wareham, formerly of Brookline, suddenly, August 27, 2008. Husband of Joan E. (Griffin) Joy. Loving father of Keri Elizabeth Joy of West Roxbury and Thomas Edward Joy of Brookline. Devoted son of Dolores M. (Gaffney) Joy of Brookline and the late Drill Sgt. Edward P. Joy, USMC. Complete notice Friday. Bell-O'Dea Funeral Home 617-277-7652

                                                                                                                                                                    • 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, Marie L. (Tintle)

                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS on Friday, 4-8 pm. Interment at New Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Gregory Church, 2223 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester Lower Mills, 02124. For obit, directions and guestbook 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, visit

                                                                                                                                                                          • Kennedy, Lola R.

                                                                                                                                                                            • Kennedy, Patricia M.

                                                                                                                                                                              ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 9:30 a.m. from the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 So. Main St., Bradford followed by a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. in Sacred Hearts Church, Bradford. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Haverhill. Calling hours at the Bradford Funeral Home will be on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium, 715…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Kennedy, Patricia M. (Kenny)

                                                                                                                                                                                72, of Bradford, August 27th at home. Beloved wife of the late William M. Kennedy and the companion of the late Don Ford. Loving mother of Mary Bulick and her husband Steve of Boulder, CO, Dr. Sheila Kennedy and her husband Harvey Bornstein of Westford, Patricia Dowling and her husband Dennis of Medfield, Michael Kennedy and his wife Kristen of Melrose and Christopher Kennedy and his wife Laura of Atlanta, GA. Dear sister of Charles Kenny of Andover and cherished grandmother of Hannah, Zoe, Cara, Devin,…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Keough, Dr. Allen H.

                                                                                                                                                                         ), 106 West St., Leominster, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kondziolka, Helen M. (Foley) (Lanier)

                                                                                                                                                                                      Helen M. (Foley) (Lanier) Kondziolka Lowell General Hospital Retiree LOWELL Helen M. (Foley) (Lanier) Kondziolka, 88, a lifelong resident of Lowell, died Tuesday, August 26, 2008, at a local nursing home. She was the wife of the late William J. Lanier and John S. Kondziolka. Born in Lowell, on April 18, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Catherine (Kenney) Foley. She attended St. Patrick's School. Helen was a devoted wife, mother, and friend. She was employed for many years at the…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kopala, Sylvia

                                                                                                                                                                                        • LaBrecque, Arthur Frederick

                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday, 4-8 PM. Interment with military honors at Fairmount Cemetery, Weymouth. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. LaBrecque's memory may be made to the Hospice of the South Shore, 100 Bay State Dr., Braintree, MA 02184. Late Vietnam War, U.S. Army Green Beret Veteran.

                                                                                                                                                                                          • LaCau, Robert E.

                                                                                                                                                                                            Of Palmer, formerly of Malden, August 26th. Devoted son of the late Lawrence L. and Annie (White) LaCau. Beloved brother of the late Jacquline Moreno, Lawrence J., Donald J. and Douglas J. LaCau. Lovingly survived by his sisters-in-law Yvonne LaCau and Marjorie LaCau both of Malden, Marion LaCau of Brockton as well as many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are kindly invited to attand a Funeral from the Carroll Funeral Home, 721 Salem Street (Maplewood Square) MALDEN on Friday morning, August 29th at 9…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lee III, Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                                                72, of Hanover, passed away surrounded by his 5 children, Joseph Lee, IV of New York, Deborah Lee of Hanover, Kathi Lee DeMinico and her husband David of Hanson, Jonathan Lee of South Boston, Caroly Lee of Hanover; his step mother, Ariel Lee of Boston and brother Douglas Lee and his wife, Kenwyn of Franklin. Also survived by his 4 grandchildren, Scot Jennings of Weymouth, Brody and Marena DeMinico of Hanson and Keira Lee of South Boston and his niece and nephew, Ethan and Erin Lee of Franklin. Predeceased…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lemay, Gerald T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  NEW BEDFORD —Gerald T. Lemay, 84, of New Bedford, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 27, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital. He was the husband of Lillian J. (Magagna) married 53 years; and son of the late Arthur and Laura (Gendron) Lemay. He was a lifelong resident. He was an Army Veteran and also served in the Army Reserves during the Korean Conflict. He was formerly employed by Revere Copper & Brass for 37 years until his retirement and loved volunteering his services for many years at the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lena L. Sarno

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Long, Edward Bayley

                                                                                                                                                                                                        An avid naturalist and photographer, died at his home on Sunday, August 24th at the age of 87. His beloved wife and five children were with him at the time of his passing. He was cherished by them, as well as his grandchildren and friends, for his abiding sense of humor and adventure, his passion for the outdoors and the generosity of his spirit. He taught them all about loving and living. Ed was born in 1920 in Boston and grew up on Beacon Hill and the Back Bay. He graduated from Milton Academy, where he…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Lowell, Paul M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Lynch, William F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Of Boxborough, Aug. 27, 2008. Husband of the late Joelene (Orchard) Lynch. Father of Jannette Carroll & husband John; Grandfather of Joelene, Jocelyn & John Carroll, Jr. Sister of John Lynch, Julia Beaudoin & the late Florence Eagle. Visiting Friday, 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Mass Ave., (Rte 111), ACTON. Funeral Services 10 AM Saturday at the Funeral Home with burial following in Mt. Hope Cemetery, W. Acton. Flowers are appreciated, or memorial donations may be made to the,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Malaquias, Albino S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Albino S. Malaquias 1934-2008 LUDLOW - Albino S. Malaquias, 73, of Ludlow died peacefully Tuesday August 26, 2008, in Baystate Medical Center, with his loving family at his side. Born in Sobral Da Lagoa, Obidos Portugal he served in the Portuguese Army before moving to this country 28 years ago. He worked in construction in the New Jersey area before his retirement. He leaves his wife, Julia (Rosa) Lopes Malaquias, 3 sons; Jorge Santos and his wife Fernanda of Kenilworth N.J., Rui Santos and his wife Paula…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Manning, Evelyn W. (Handrahan)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends respectfully invited. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Evelyn's name to: Kit Clark Senior Center Memory Loss Program, 1500 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, MA 02122. For directions and messages of condolence,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Martin Jr., William L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Age 79 of Dover, NH formerly of Watertown, MA passed away at his home in Dover, NH on August 25, 2008. Beloved husband of 55 years to Helen J.(Martocchio) Martin, formerly of Watertown. Father of William Glen Martin of Oxford, ME, Marie Ellis of Merrimack, NH, Janice Martin of Middleton, MA and Laurie Seavey of Dover, NH. Brother of William Grady Martin of Yuma, Arizona. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Memorial visiting hours will be held on Friday 5 to 8 PM in the Nardone…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mary (Cadogan) Grealish

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mary (Cadogan) Grealish, 78 years old, died in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Boston, on Aug 26, 2008 as a result of complications resulting from a fall at her home on East Water St, in June. She was born in Cape Clear, County Cork, Ireland, daughter of the late Michael and Helen (Shea) Cadogan. A resident of Taunton for the past 41 years, she was educated in Ireland schools and was a graduate of Dorchester schools. She was a communicant of Annunciation of the Lord Church. Mary previously worked for over 10 years…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mary F. Alfieri

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mason Jr., Howard F.R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Howard F.R. Mason Jr. 1920-2008 RUSSELL -- Howard F.R. Mason, age 87, of Russell, Mass. died Aug. 10. Howard was Chief Forester for Peck Lumber Co. of Westfield from 1951 to 1982. A pioneer of the environmental movements and modern sustainable forestry practices in New England, he was a founder, director, officer and active member in many public interest and trade associations, including the Ct. River Watershed Council, Westfield River Watershed Assoc., Mass. Assoc. of Prof. Foresters, W. Mass. Wood…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Masucci, John P. "Jackie"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday 4 thru 7. Services will conclude with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. Contributions in Jackie's name may be sent to the Italian Home For Children, 1125 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. Late U.S. Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War. For directions, obituary and guestbook: Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781-396-9200 Medford-Woburn-Wilmington

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • McCarthy, Betty (Cleversey)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              invited. Interment in Lowell Cemetery. Funeral Director Walter F. Bayliss, Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Medeiros, Maria Gilda

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                NEW BEDFORD —Maria Gilda (Tiburcio) Medeiros, aged 87 years, passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at Sacred Heart Home. She was the wife of the late Manuel Martins Medeiros and the mother of John and Michael Medeiros both of Dartmouth. Mrs. Medeiros was the sister of Elidia, wife of Armenio Silva, Dina Medeiros and Lupercia Medeiros all of New Bedford, Delfina Amaral of Dartmouth, Ester Tiburcio of St. Michael, Azores and the late Joao and Egidio Tiburcio. She is also survived by several nieces and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Monagle, John Bernard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  John Bernard Monagle formerly of Tewksbury LADY LAKE, FLA. John Bernard Monagle, died Wednesday, August 20th, 2008, in Lady Lake, Florida. He moved to Lady Lake from Tewksbury in 1996. Mr. Monagle was born in Cambridge, MA. He was a truck driver, and was a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth J. Monagle of Lady Lake, Fla.; his daughters, Debbie Shappy, of Lady Lake, Fla., Lisa Russo (Brian) of Lawrenceville, NJ, Michele Bergeron (Bob) of Largo, Fla.; his sons, Timothy…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Morin, Marie S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Morton, Virginia (Maguire)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      gifts in Virginia's memory may be made to the Wellfleet Firemen's Relief Association, Wellfleet Police Relief Association, or Hospice and Palliative Care of Cape Cod. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Nickerson Funeral Home 508-349-3441

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mucciarone, Frank N.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        , and friends invited calling hours Friday 4-8. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to the Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 0245 or to the, , 85 Astor Ave., Suite 2, Norwood, MA 02062. Ginley Funeral Home of Franklin

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Myers, Carolyn "Liz"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are kindly invited to attend. Funeral Services and interment are private. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in her memory to the American Red Cross of Massachusetts Bay, 139 Main Street, Cambridge MA 02142.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Noyes, Veronica L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Of East Boston, August 27. Beloved daughter of the late George E. and Veronica (McGurin) Noyes. Dear sister of Christine Bossi and Anna Caldarelli both of East Boston, Georgia Arsenault of Peabody, Patricia Smarrella of Reading and the late Claire Peruzzi. Cherished Aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral from Vazza's "Beechwood" Funeral Home, 262 Beach Street, REVERE, Saturday morning at 8 AM. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Sacred Heart Church at 9 o'clock. Family and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • O'Brien, Ruth M. (Murphy)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends invited. Interment will be private. Mrs. O'Brien was a St. Brigid's School elementary teacher for 26 years & retired in 1989. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mrs. O'Brien's memory to St. Brigid's School 866 East Broadway South Boston, MA 02127

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Osley, Mildred Z.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mildred Z. Osley 1921 - 2008 HATFIELD, MA - Mildred Z. Osley, 87, a longtime Hatfield native passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, August 26, 2008. She was born July 6, 1921 in Hatfield, MA to John and Anna Zapka. She graduated from Smith Academy and later from the Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing where she received her RN degree. She worked for many years as a nurse at the infirmary at the Clark School for the Deaf in Northampton. She enjoyed gardening, the Boston Red Sox and visiting…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Parke, Priscilla Cushman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Priscilla Cushman Parke 1911 - 2008 SPRINGFIELD, Priscilla Cushman Parke died at Reeds Landing Retirement Community, Springfield, MA. on Sunday, August 24, 2008. A memorial service will be held at Grace Church, Amherst on Saturday, September 27, at 1:00 PM. Douglass Funeral Home, Amherst, is in charge of arrangements. Obituary and register at,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Perrin, Agnes M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Agnes M. Perrin formerly of Lowell, St. Michael member; 88 BROOKSVILLE, FL Agnes M. (Auger) Perrin, age 88, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at her home in Brooksville, FL, after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Roland H. Perrin who died in 1991. Agnes was born in Chelmsford, on June 5, 1920, the daughter of the late Isidore and Arcella (Levasseur) Auger. She was a longtime resident of Brooksville, FL, and was formerly of Gilford, NH and Lowell where she was a communicant of St. Michael Church. Prior…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Porter, Sharlee J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sharlee J. Porter of Tyngsboro Sharlee J. Porter of Tyngsboro MA died August 25 2008. Visiting hours Thurs. 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the DOLAN FUNERAL, HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD. Funeral Service Fri. at 11 a.m. at The Tyngsboro Evangelical Congregational Church on Kendall Rd., Tyngsboro, MA 01879. Burial will follow in Flint Cemetery, Tyngsboro. Memorials may be made in her name to her church. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Press, Mildred (Pinkus)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Of Framingham, MA formerly of Delray Beach, FL, and Jersey City, NJ, on August 26, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Milton Press. Devoted mother of Allan Press and his wife Judy of Pittsburgh, Carol Atlas and her husband Jay of Sudbury, Robert Press and his wife Linda of Denver. Dear grandmother of Brian Joseph Press, Debbie Sindler, Matthew & Darren Press, Travis & Laura Press, Stephanie & Jaimie Atlas. Loving great grandmother of Annalle and Nathaniel Press, Samantha, Cate and Noah Sindler.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Proctor, Mary E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends respectfully invited to attend. Interment Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations to be sent in Mary's name to Old Colony Elderly Services of Brockton, 144 Main St., Brockton, MA 02301. For directions or to sign an online condolence, visit .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ravida Jr., Dominic F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Riley, George F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              & friends invited. A celebration of George's life will be held at his family home at 9 Maple Rd., Saugus on Saturday, September 6th at 2 PM. An avid artist, traveler & skier, George understood the meaning of a full life. The generosity & kindness he showed to his family & friends was a trademark of his personality. He will be missed dearly. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Autism Speaks, 5455 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2250, Los Angeles, CA 90036 or online at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rovatti, Louise R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Plymouth Louise R. (Tassinari) Rovatti, passed away Aug. 27, at the age of 93, at Radius Nursing Home in Plymouth. Beloved wife of the late Columbo Rovatti, she is survived by her loving daughter, Janet Vitti of Plymouth; her five grandchildren, Susa Kulick, Timothy Butler, Lauren Fitzgerald, Sharon Brennan and Paul Vitti; and 11 great-grandchildren; mother of the late Karylle Butler and sister of the late Vincent Tassinari, Gemma Tassinari, Iride Parker and Eleanor Hanson. Louise lived most of her life in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Saffie, Stephen M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sanders, Paul

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Age 37, of Albany, NY, died on Wednesday morning, August 27, 2008 at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany. Paul was born in Staten Island, NY and spent most of his adult life in Boston, Massachusetts where he had been employed by various Financial Institutions. He recently moved to Albany to be closer to his family. Paul is survived by his Father, Mark Sanders of Albany, NY and 2 sisters, Debra Zimring and her husband Jeffrey of Albany, NY, and Adrienne O'Neill of Schenectady, NY. He is…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Scarpignato, Maria T.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sherman, Harry E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Whitman Harry E. Sherman, 84, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, after a lengthy illness. He was the beloved husband of Mary D. (Cercello) Sherman. Born and raised in Whitman, he was a son of the late Henry F. and Anna E. (Schuler) Sherman. Harry was a veteran of World War II, having served overseas in England, Scotland, France and Germany, while in the U.S. Army Air Corp from 1943 to 1947. He worked as a self-employed carpenter and was a member of the VFW and the Satucket Rifle & Revolver Club. He loved hunting,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Skubel, Elaine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          : Services for Elaine Skubel will take place Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at 11 a.m. from the TROTTIER PRINGLE FUNERAL HOME, 6 Summer St. Burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery. Calling hours for family and friends will take place Saturday from 10 until the time of the service. Donations in her memory can be made to the Adams Ambulance through the funeral home., , , , ,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Snyder, Louis J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Louis J. Snyder 1922-2008 LONGMEADOW - Louis J. Snyder passed away on August 26, 2008. Louis was a 32 year distinguished member of the Springfield Police Depart-ment. He retired in 1978. He was a member of the Melha Temple Shriners, the Jewish Community Center and its Silver Foxes & Belles, and a longstanding member of Sinai Temple. Most recently, Louis had been doing volunteer work as a dispatcher for the Shriner's Hospital and helping out at the Jewish Community Center. Louis was predeceased by…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Spiegel, Ada (Tobolsky)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Of Malden and formerly of Chelsea, on Aug. 27, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Sidney Spiegel. Devoted mother of Alan Spiegel, Ralph & Ellen Spiegel, and Jason Spiegel. Loving grandmother of Steven Spiegel and Sarah Spiegel. Services at the Torf Funeral Chapel, 151 Washington Ave., (Cary Sq.), CHELSEA on Friday, Aug. 29th at 1:30 PM. Interment in Everett. Memorial Observance at her late residence on Monday, Sept. 1st from 1-4 PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ada's memory may be made to a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Spooner, Harry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                donations in Harry's name may be made to the following organizations: The Compact of Cape Cod Conservation Trusts, P.O. Box 443, Barnstable, MA 02630, and The VNA of Cape Cod Hospice, 434 Route 134, Suite G-1, South Dennis, MA 02660. For online guest book, directions and obituary, please visit .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Stefanik, John W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  John W. Stefanik 1915-2008 CHICOPEE - John W. Stefanik, 93. Service Friday at 10am at the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Agawam Funeral Home is in charge.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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 Svensen, Maurice McElroy, Paddy Buening, Bill McElroy and the late Joseph T. McElroy, III. Also…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Struppa, Giacoma (Guarino)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Of East Boston, August 27. Beloved wife of the of late Gaspare Struppa with whom she shared 57 years of marriage. Loving mother of Giacomo Struppa and his wife Margaret of Winthrop, Salvatore Struppa and his wife Camille, of Medford, Anthony Struppa and his wife Karen and Vincenza Struppa all of East Boston and Michelle D'Itria and her husband Gene of Revere. Dear Sister of Salvatore Guarino of East Boston, Frank and Joseph Guarino of Medford, Anthony Guarino of FL and Vincent Guarino of Stoneham.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sussman, Robert H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Robert H. Sussman 1937-2008 HUDSON, FL - Robert H. Sussman, 71, formerly of West Springfield and Palmer died August 15, 2008 at home with his family. He was born in East Longmeadow, son of the late Ralph H. and Mary M. (Douglas) Sussman and lived in West Springfield for many years. Robert served in the Navy for 15 years and worked as a golf course manager in Illinois before his retirement. He was an avid RV'er and NASCAR fan. He was predeceased by his wife Mary Lou (Morris) Sussman. He leaves a son…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tambakis, Bessie "Betty" (Bichekas)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends are invited. Donations in her memory may be made to the Greek Cathedral General Fund. Interment at the National Cemetery in Bourne.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tyburski, Walter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Walter Tyburski 1917-2008 INDIAN ORCHARD - Walter Tyburski was born on April 4, 1917 to Frank and Telka (Wegngyn) Tyburski and grew up in Indian Orchard, Springfield, Massachusetts. He died on August 26, 2008. He enlisted in the United States Army Air Force in September of 1941 and served as an Aircraft Electrical Mechanic with the 348th Bomber Squadron in the Middle East, North Africa and Italy, working with B24s until September of 1945 when he was honorably discharged with the rank of Staff Sergeant. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Vershon, John L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                John L. Vershon 1933-2008 WESTFIELD John L. Vershon, 75, of Westfield, died Wednesday August 27, 2008 at home. He was born in Holyoke on April 19, 1933, son of the late John L. Vershon Sr. and Elizabeth (Short) Vershon. He was born on his father's birthday. John left school early and worked on a couple of tobacco farms before joining the Navy, serving in Norfolk, VA. John pursued the occupation of truck driver and worked for M&MTransportation and other trucking companies before becoming disabled. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Washington, Bruce L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday 4-8 p.m. Burial will be private. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., Boston, MA 02108. For additional information, directions or to leave a sympathy message, visit our Web site .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Watson, Robert W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Age 65, of Walpole, formerly of Millis, August 26, 2008. Beloved husband of Diane E. (Hickey) Watson. Loving father of Beth A. Angel and husband William of Millis and Donna J. McAvoy and husband Frank of Bellingham. Brother of Jean Robinson and husband Paul of Wickford, RI, and Gary Watson of Wrentham. Also survived by his four grandchildren, Brittany, Tyler, Chelsea, and Riley. His Funeral will be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 903 Main St., (Rte. 109), Millis on Friday Aug. 29th at 10 AM. Burial…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Waxman, William

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Of Chelsea on Aug. 26, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Doris (Baritz). Devoted father of Debra C. Krinsky & her husband Martin, Ronald M. Waxman & his wife Wendy, and Steven A. Waxman. Dear brother of the late Sam & Morris Waxman. Loving grandfather of Matthew A. Krinsky, Jonathan N. Krinsky & his wife De'Arna, Erica B. Krinsky, and Adam M. & Jacob H. Waxman. Services at Temple Emmanuel, corner of Cary Ave. & Tudor St., Chelsea on Friday, Aug. 29 at 11 AM. Interment in Everett.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Webb, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends may call on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc., 233 Lawrence St., Methuen. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 9 a.m. at St. Monica's Church in Methuen. Burial will be private at the family's convenience. For condolences or directions, visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Williams, Gloria P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Gloria P. Williams 1926-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Gloria (Perry) Sears Williams, 82, a lifelong resident of Springfield died August 26, 2008. Gloria is the widow of Francis W. Sears and James F. Williams. A memorial service is scheduled for Friday September 12, 2008 at 4 p.m. at Sampson's Chapel of the Acres Funeral Home 21 Tinkham Rd. Springfield, MA. A complete Obituary tribute will appear later in September.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wilson, Courtney A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brockton Courtney A. Wilson, 41, of Brockton, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, in Boston. He was the husband of Jacque- line (Palmer) Wilson. Born May 20, 1967, in Manchester, Ja-maica, he was a son of Thomas Wilson and Winnifred (Mattis) Wilson. Raised in Melrose, Jamaica, he came to the United States in 1993. He was a self-employed painter. He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline (Palmer) Wilson; his children, Regina Wilson, Shantay Wilson and Courtney Wilson Jr.; his parents, Thomas Wilson and Winnifred…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wood, Michael E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Suddenly of Woburn, Aug. 27. Beloved husband of Patricia F. Harding. Loving father of Michaela and Courtney Wood. Son of Joan Guimond & her husband Gerard of Stewart, FL and the late Roger Wood. Brother of Jennifer Chaffee of Port St. Lucie, FL, Pamela Sprouse of Palatka, FL, Cynthia Varnon of Jacksonville, FL, and David Wood of Lake Worth, FL. Son in law of Ruth Harding of Woburn, and the late John Harding. Brother-in-law of Paul Harding of Woburn. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Wszolek, Stella J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Stella J. Wszolek 1917 - 2008 CHICOPEE Stella J. Wszolek, 90, of Springfield, a retired production clerk for U. S. Envelope Co., died on Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at Birch Manor Nursing Home in Chicopee. Stella also worked at the former Springfield Armory. Stella was born on December 4, 1917 in Chicopee and lived in Springfield for the past seventy four years. She was the daughter of the late Bronislaw and Antonina (Konicki) Wszolek. Stella was a communicant of Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Springfield…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Zagieboylo, Walter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                82, of Norfolk, August 24, 2008. Husband of Josephine (Woodward) Zagieboylo, he was the father of Walter Zagieboylo and his wife Louisa of Norfolk, Dr. Roy Zagieboylo and his wife Dr. Susan Lowry of Glastonbury, CT, Cyndi Zagieboylo and her husband Marc Gaudette of Honeoye Falls, NY, and Stephen Zagieboylo and his wife Maryann of Hampton Falls, NH. Brother of Pauline Keelen of Bath, PA, Olga Derby of Richboro, PA, Helen Zagieboylo of Franklin, NJ, and the late Peter Zagieboylo. He is also survived by 7…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Zogry, Arnold Jerome

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Arnold Jerome Zogry 1935 - 2008 PALMER - Arnold Jerome Zogry, formerly of Raleigh, died on August 16, 2008, after a brief illness. He was born on November 21, 1935, in Hartford, Connecticut, to Harry and Rose Zogry. His parents and his only sister, Nissa, died in a tragic car accident in May of 1954. His second wife, Barbara White Zogry, also predeceased him. Mr. Zogry graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Colgate University with a degree in economics in 1958. He attended graduate school in a joint program at the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • des Cognets, Archer Barber

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    contributions in Archer's name may be made to the University of Arizona Foundation (UAF)/Parkinson's Research, P.O. Box 245018, Tucson, AZ 85724, or the Dean Robert and Jan Beck Cornell Tradition Fellowship and Scholarship, Cornell University, Box 223623, Pittsburgh, PA 15251-2623.

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