Friday, August 29, 2008

Massachusetts Daily Obituaries 08/29/08

  • Adams Sr., Gilbert C.

    97, formerly of Reading, died August 28th in Ossipee, NH. Long-time employee of Boston Edison, member of the Church of the Good Shepard. Loving father of Gilbert C. Adams, Jr., Center Ossipee, NH, George K. Adams, Barrington, NH and Nancy V. Orozco, Tampa, FL, grandfather and great grandfather. Calling hours Sunday, 6-8 PM, Lord Funeral Home, Route 28, WOLFEBORO, NH. Interment in Newton Cemetery, Newton, MA at a later date. Donations to Good Shepard Church, 95 Woburn St., Reading, MA 01867 or Ossipee…

    • Anderson, Caroline Y.

      • Andrew Talbert Jr.

        • Avery, Michael P.

          Brockton Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael P. Avery, 22 years, of Brockton, died Aug. 25, 2008, at UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, due to injuries sustained in an accident Aug. 23, 2008. Michael was a son of Peter Avery of Randolph and Irma (Golding) (Avery) Monteiro of Brockton. He was raised and educated in Brockton and was a 2005 graduate of Brockton High School. Following graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and had been stationed in San Diego for the past three years. Before his death on Monday, over…

          • Barbara J. Bayle

            Mrs. Barbara J. (McMann) Bayle, of this city, died Tuesday, August 26 in Taunton Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Edward Bayle and the daughter of the late Thomas H. and Elizabeth (Martin) McMann. She was the aunt of David and William Bayle and the dear friend of Andrea and Henry Proulx. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at a time and date to be announced. Arrangements are under the direction of The Riendeau-Mulvey Funeral Home of Taunton. For online guestbook, directions and obituary…

            • Baye, Stella T.

              MERIDEN, Conn. —Stella Theresa Baye, 90, of Meriden, formerly of Northampton, Mass., passed away peacefully on Aug. 25, 2008, at MidState Medical Center, Meriden. Born in Hatfield, Mass., on April 8, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Kwiecen) Mieleszko. Mrs. Baye lived in Northampton most of her life. A devoted wife and mother, Mrs. Baye ran the Baye family farm with her husband, the late Peter J. Baye, for 45 years. She served on the Williams Street School committee and loved…

              • Berger, Bertram K.

                Bertram K. Berger 1921-2008 HOLYOKE - Bertram Kriss Berger aged 87 passed away on August 27, 2008, at the Holyoke Soldiers' Home. He was born July 21, 1921 in Northampton, MA, son of Lewis Wulf Berger and Leah Conn Berger. He was pre-deceased by his sister, Gertrude C. Berger, also of Northampton. Bert had a wonderful life as a retail woman's clothier, with his wife, Shirley, for many years, in Holyoke at Coret Casuals, in South Hadley at the Campus Shop, and in < st1:City>Amherst, at the Pied…

                • Berling, Yvette "Ronnie"

                  Yvette 'RONNIE' Berling of Westford, MA, Murray Printing retiree; 83 WESTFORD Mrs. Yvette "RONNIE" (St. Pierre) Berling, 83, of Westford, MA died unexpectedly Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at the Lowell General Hospital. She was married to the late Mr. Robert Berling who died on May 3, 2001. Born in Worcester, MA, on Sept. 15, 1924, the daughter of the late Frederick and Rose Anna (Reid) St. Pierre. She was educated in the Everett School System. She was employed with the Metropolitan…

                  • Berling, Yvette "Ronnie" (St. Pierre)

                    hours Mon. 6:00 to 8:00 p.m at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 Middlesex St., Chelmsford. Funeral Tues. at 9 a.m. from the funeral home with a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Catherine's Church, Westford, MA. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in her name to the Westford Ambulance Fund P.O. Box 197, Westford, MA 01886. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

                    • Berube, Joseph G.

                      ARRANGEMENTS: A service will be held for Joseph at a later date, with burial to be at St. Augustine Cemetery in Andover. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joseph's name to Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238. To send condolences, visit

                      • Bonds Jr., Joshua

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

                        • Brown, Susan A.

                          Susan A. Brown, 62, of 1 Rich St., Worcester, died peacefully Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at home surrounded by her family after a short illness. She leaves a son, William J. Brown and his close friend Jennifer McGinnis of Rockville, Md., a sister, Carol A. Brown and a brother, William T. Brown, both of Worcester. Susan was born in Worcester, daughter of the late William J. and Helen J. (Mackie) Brown and has lived in Worcester all her life. She attended Blessed Sacrament School and graduated from Ascension…

                          • Burns, Loretta (Chisholm)

                            Loretta (Chisholm) Burns, 97, of Auburn, died Thursday, August 21 in the UMass-Memorial Medical Center Memorial Campus after a short illness. Her husband, Francis A. Burns, died in 1989. She leaves a daughter, Carol B. Donnelly and son-in-law, James C. Donnelly Jr. of Worcester; two grandchildren: James C. Donnelly IV of West Hollywood, Calif. and Sarah Y. Donnelly of Jersey City, N.J.; a sister, Alice C. Allard of Auburn; nieces and nephews, including Robert P. Kelleher of Springfield, Patricia K. Cassidy…

                            • 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…

                              • Carney, Ruth E.

                                ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends may call on Friday (today) 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 online 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…

                                  • Cassidy, Richard C.

                                    • 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.

                                      • Coley, Peter D.

                                        and friend are cordially invited to attend. The burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery, Rockport. Visiting hours at the funeral home are on Monday from 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to the Hospice of the North Shore Inc., 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. Burgess and Mackey Funeral Home Rockport, MA 978-546-6773

                                        • 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…

                                          • Costello, Evelyn C.

                                            • Cunliffe, Mary Elizabeth (Berglund)

                                              Mary Cunliffe 1933-2008 WEST SPRINGFIELD - Mary Elizabeth (Berglund) Cunliffe, 74, a 40-year resident of West Spring-field, died at home surr-ounded by her loving family Wednesday, August 27, 2008. She was born in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania to the late John and Julia (Sunberg) Berglund and was educated in Albany New York schools. Mary was employed by the former James F. Sullivan Insurance Agency for many years retiring as their vice-president. She was awarded the "Woman of the Year' by the…

                                              • Dancewicz, Mary (Losick)

                                                & 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:

                                                • Danton, Richard P.

                                                  Of Arlington, August 27, 2008. Husband of Gladys (MacPhail). Father of Richard P. Jr. and his wife Jeanne of Arlington, Sally Cassidy and her husband William of Burlington, and Amy Collins and her husband Greg of Woburn. Grandfather of Trevor and Jillian Danton, Allison and Patrick Cassidy, and Emily, Sarah and Sean Collins. Brother of Jean Brown of Chatham. Brother in law of James and Priscilla McKenney. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation at the Saville & Grannan Funeral Home, 418…

                                                  • Dauphinais, James E.

                                                    James E. Dauphinais MARLOW/LEMPSTER, NH James E. Dauphinais, "Duffy", 81, died Aug.13th in Keene , NH He resided at Sand Pond in Marlow /Lempster, NH with his daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Gary Clark. uffy moved from Chicopee after his retirement from John R Lyman. Survivors include a daughter, Diane Clark and her husband Gary, a son, Patrick Dauphinais and his wife, Elizabeth of Waynesboro, PA, step-children, Lee Edwards and his wife, Donna of Irving, TX, Kathy Steiger, Clyde and Bruce…

                                                    • David M. Peters

                                                      • DelGuidice, Suzanne A.

                                                        • 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

                                                          • Distefano, Mary A.

                                                            ARRANGEMENTS: A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008 at 12:30 p.m. in All Saints Church, 120 Bellevue Ave., Haverhill. Burial will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held Saturday, Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Scatamacchia Funeral Home, 358 Washington St., Haverhill. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, 1001 North Fairfax, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314. For directions of to send…

                                                            • Doherty, Dorothy E. (Buckley)

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

                                                              • Dumont, Lucille Jane (Ayer)

                                                                Lucille Jane (Ayer) Dumont, of Dunstable Lucille Jane (Ayer) Dumont, of Dunstable, formerly of Nashua, NH, died August 26, 2008. Visiting hours Fri. 3 to 7 p.m. Funeral Sat. at 8 A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9 A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Church, N. Chelmsford. Burial in Central Cemetery, Dunstable. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions in Lucille's memory to the Dunstable Public Library, Main St., Dunstable, MA 01827.…

                                                                • Dunn, Rose I.

                                                                  Rose I. Dunn SOUTHERN PINES, NC - Rose I. Dunn of Southern Pines N.C. formerly of Holyoke, died at her home on November 27, 2007. She was 85. A native of Holyoke, Ma. Dunn received her nurse's training at Mercy Hospital in Springfield and at Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. She worked as a nurse anesthetist for over 40 years in a number of hospitals including those of the Veteran's Administration in Vermont and Connecticut. She was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. She is survived by her brother,…

                                                                  • Dyer, Melvin E.

                                                                    Of Marshfield, Massachusetts, 67, a Duxbury Police Officer, died August 25, 2008 of injuries sustained in a tragic accident on August 16, 2008. Mel's life was cut short in the line of duty while he was protecting the safety of the public at the Marshfield Fair. Survived by his beloved wife, Bonnie (Wheeler) Dyer, daughter, Melissa Elliott and husband Todd of Plymouth, son, Michael Dyer and wife Anne of Marshfield. Grandaughters, Samantha and Ashlye Elliott of Plymouth. Children from a previous marriage,…

                                                                    • Eileen Donovan

                                                                      • Enriquez, Jose

                                                                        Jose Enriquez 1963 - 2008 SPRINGFIELD - Jose Enriquez passed away on Aug 24, 2008. visiting Hours will be held on Sat. Aug 30, 2008 from 8 to 10 a.m. from the Grise Funeral Home, 280 Springfield St., Chicopee, MA with burial to follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.,

                                                                        • Evelyn C. Costello

                                                                          • Farr, Wanda

                                                                            ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008 at 11 a.m. in the Free Christian Church, 31 Elm St., Andover. Burial will follow in the Ridgewood Cemetery in North Andover. Family and friends may call on Monday, Sept. 1, 2008 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 35 Merrimack St., North Andover. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to either, The Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts Chapter, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA., 02472, or…

                                                                            • Faughnan Jr., William A.

                                                                              63, of Rowley died Tuesday evening at his home with his family by his side. He was the husband of Carol Ann (Palladino) Faughnan. Mr. Faughnan was born in Augusta, GA, Dec. 8, 1944 son of the late William, Sr. and Dorothy (Boyle) Faughnan. William was a Veteran of the Vietnam War serving the US Army. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his service. He retired from the USAR as a Lt. Col. In addition to his wife he is survived by his son, William A. Faughnan, III, of Rowley, his sisters, Ann Ronchetto of Grain…

                                                                              • Garnache, Albert R. "Al"

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

                                                                                • Goddu, Irene Quenneville

                                                                                  Irene Quenneville Goddu PAOLI, PA - Irene Quenneville Goddu, 99, of Paoli, PA, passed away on Tuesday, August 26. She was the daughter of the late: Joachim and Amelia Desilets > Quenneville; wife of: the late Jean; mother of: Francis, Jeannette Wheeler, Marguerite Snyder, Bernadette Beaupre and the late: Amelia Fournier and Roland; 17 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held in Pennsylvania. Interment will be in Notre Dame Cemetery South Hadley,…

                                                                                  • 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,…

                                                                                    • Higgins, Richard L.

                                                                                      83, of Boothbay Harbor, ME in Scarborough on August 27, 2008. Widower of Marie T. Higgins. Born June 20, 1925, in Dorchester, MA, the son of Richard L. Sr. and Jennie Chisholm Higgins. Career Navy officer, he enlisted as a seaman in the US Navy in December of 1941 and served during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam wars. Retired as Lieutenant Commander in 1971. He is survived by his sons Richard L. Higgins Jr. of Richland WA, the Most Rev. Michael J. Higgins, T.O.R. of Rome, Italy, Peter T. Higgins of Portland, ME,…

                                                                                      • Huskey, Carolee J.

                                                                                        • Jackman, Jessica A.

                                                                                          Jessica A. Jackman, 22, formerly of North Grafton, passed away Wednesday, August 27th from injuries sustained in an automobile accident Saturday. Calling hours will be Monday, September 1st from 4 to 8 p.m in Roney Funeral Home North Chapel, 152 Worcester St. in North Grafton. A Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, September 2nd at 10:30 a.m in St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 17 Waterville St. in North Grafton. Donations may be made, in lieu of flowers, to The Jessica A. Jackman Scholarship Fund, c/o Grafton…

                                                                                          • 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 Wednesday, September 3rd, 12 noon at Twelfth Baptist Church, 160 Warren St., Roxbury. Visiting with the family at church at 11 AM.…

                                                                                            • Johnson, Rita E. (LaPlante)

                                                                                              Rita E. (LaPlante) Johnson, 92, of Oxbow Rd., passed away Monday, August 25, 2008, in Radius Healthcare in Southbridge. Her husband, Robert E. Johnson died in 1981. Rita leaves behind four children, Robert L. Johnson of Lamont, FL, Rita E. Johnson of Charlton, Alice L. Thomas of Kailua, Hawaii, and Kathleen E. Crocker of Dudley and four grandchildren. Rita was born in Sturbridge, daughter of Louis and Alice (Paradise) LaPlante and lived in Oxford many years before moving to Charlton. She was a nurse at the…

                                                                                              • Joseph Barrett Jr.

                                                                                                • Joy, Kevin M.

                                                                                                  and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours Friday (Today) from 3-8. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Kevin may be made to St. Mary's Building Fund, 5 Linden Place, Brookline, MA 02445. 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:

                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                      • Kerrigan, Ruth G. (DesRosiers)

                                                                                                        In Danbury, NH, formerly of Acton, Aug. 28th. Beloved wife of Hal P. Kerrrigan. Devoted mother of Brian M. Kerrigan of Shirley, Don P. Kerrigan of NJ, Christine L. Kerrigan of ME and the late Lynne Mary George and Harold Rielly Kerrigan. Dear sister of Dianne K. Patterson of Salisbury. Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, WOBURN, on Tuesday, September 2nd at 9:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main St., Woburn at 10. Calling hours Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A…

                                                                                                        • Knott, Roger L.

                                                                                                          and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are on Tuesday from 4-7 P.M. Burial in the North Beverly Cemetery. Information, directions, condolences at

                                                                                                          • Kozol, Dr. Harry L.

                                                                                                            Age 102 years of Boston on Wednesday, August 27, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Ruth (Massell). Loving father of Barbara Reckseitt of Cincinnati, OH and Jonathan Kozol of Byfield. Adored grandfather of Jody Prunier and Cathy Pritchard and great grandfather of five. Graveside services at Mount Auburn Cemetery, 580 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge, on Friday, August 29 at 2:30pm. Levine Chapels, Brookline 617-277-8300

                                                                                                            • Kurtz, Anne K.

                                                                                                              Anne K. Kurtz 1920 - 2008 HOLYOKE - Anne K. (Sheehan) Kurtz, 88 of Holyoke died Thursday August 28th in Mt. St. Vincent Nursing Home. She was born in Holyoke, daughter of the late James J. and Anna (Cavanaugh) Sheehan. Anne was a graduate of St. Jerome High School and was employed by Denison National Co. in Holyoke for many years until her retirement in 1985. She was a lifelong communicant of Holy Cross Church, an avid Red Sox Fan and enjoyed crossword and jigsaw puzzles. Anne is survived by a sister,…

                                                                                                              • Lee III, Joseph

                                                                                                                Hanover Joseph Lee III, 72, of Hanover, passed away Aug. 26, surrounded by his five 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 stepmother, Ariel Lee of Boston; and brother, Douglas Lee and his wife Kenwyn of Franklin. Also survived by his four grandchildren, Scot Jennings of Weymouth, Brody and Marena DeMinico of Hanson and Keira Lee of South Boston; and his niece and nephew, Ethan…

                                                                                                                • Lena L. Sarno

                                                                                                                  • Leonard H. Easterbrooks

                                                                                                                    Leonard H. Easterbrooks, a resident of Lincoln Village, N. Dighton, died at New England Sinai Hospital in Stoughton on August 21 at the age of 69. Born in Taunton, 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 Transportation. He retired in 1998. He is survived by a sister, Cynthia Stanley of NH, a brother,…

                                                                                                                    • Ligor, Demetre P. "Mickey"

                                                                                                                      Of Swifts Beach, formerly of Medford, August 26, beloved husband of Pandora J. (Peters). Visiting hours will be held at the Albanian Orthodox Cathedral of St. George, 523 E. Broadway, South Boston, Tuesday, 4-8 P.M. Expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to St. George Cathedral Restoration Fund-Kitchen Restoration. Complete notice to follow.

                                                                                                                      • Lionetto, Joan G. (Godkin)

                                                                                                                        81, of North Port, FL and Wareham, died, Wednesday, August 27, 2008 in her home. She was the wife of Sabino Lionetto and the daughter of the late Kenneth and Gertrude (Johnston) Godkin. She was born in Dorchester, graduated from Boston State College where she became a kindergarten teacher with the Boston Public School system. Joan lived in Jamaica Plain until retiring from the school system in 1984 and moved to FL. Joan and Sabino summered in Wareham since 1961 in a home they built. She loved to travel. She…

                                                                                                                        • Lis, Suzanne

                                                                                                                          Suzanne Lis PALMER - Suzanne (Cole) Lis 38, died Friday, August 22 at UMASS Medical Center. Born in Ware, December 31, 1969, she was the daughter of Daniel T. and Suzanne (Tokarski) Cole of Palmer. She was a lifelong resident and worked as a mental health technician at Wing Memorial Hospital. She attended area schools and graduated from both STCC and the Branford Institute. Suzanne was an avid sports fan and enjoyed the Dallas Cowboys and the Boston Red Sox. Besides her parents, she will be deeply missed by…

                                                                                                                          • Maher, Veronica I. (Kovacs)

                                                                                                                            and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours omitted. Interment to follow in New Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Veronica's memory may be made to the Boston Catholic TV, PO Box 9196, 34 Chestnut Street, Watertown MA 02471. For on-line guestbook please visit, F. J. Higgins Funeral Home 617.325.0455

                                                                                                                            • Mahoney, George E.

                                                                                                                              {M3}HANOVER Mahoney, George E. PEMBROKE Mahoney, George E. WALPOLE Mahoney, George E. {M1}MAHONEY, George E._Of Hanover, Aug 28. George E. Mahoney. Husband of Mary T. (Fonte) Mahoney. Father of Paul F. Mahoney of Pembroke, James J. Mahoney of Walpole, Andrew G. Mahoney of Abington, Elizabeth Anne Mahoney of Natick and Mary C. Salamone of Leominster. Brother of Helen Pickering of Milton, Mary Hegerich of VA and the late Veronica Mahoney. Also survived by 5 grandchildren. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 10 AM in…

                                                                                                                              • Marshall Jr., John

                                                                                                                                Died August 24, 2008 at home in Westport Harbor, Massachusetts. He was the husband of Martha (Damon) Marshall. Born in Boston, he was a son of the late John H. and Anita T. (Potts) Marshall. After graduating from St. Mark's School, Southborough, MA and Harvard College in 1954, he served in the US Army in France. His entire career was spent in the lumber business. He was a founder of GMC Hardwoods and Marshall and Marshall Lumber Co. He was a member of the Acoaxet Club, Elephant Rock Beach Club and…

                                                                                                                                • 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 F. Alfieri

                                                                                                                                    • Mary R. Gawlinski

                                                                                                                                      • Matthew Lombard

                                                                                                                                        • McCarthy, Betty (Cleversey)

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

                                                                                                                                          • Melendy, Dallas M. "Tex"

                                                                                                                                            Dallas M. "Tex" Melendy, 70, of Jefferson died on Monday, August 25, 2008 at his summer home in East Orleans. He leaves his wife of 44 years, Nancy R. (Soderlund) Melendy; a son, Earl D. Melendy and his wife Cheryl of Tolland, CT; a daughter, Cheryl G. Peterson of Plainville, MA; a brother, Norman R. Melendy and his wife Patricia, and a sister, Althea E. Hall and her husband Roger all of West Boylston; four grandchildren, Ashley R. and Collin T. Peterson of Plainville, MA, and Darrin M. and…

                                                                                                                                            • Morgan, George Edward

                                                                                                                                              September 17, 1923 - August 19, 2008 George Edward Morgan died in Lake Oswego, OR from complications of Lymphoma and Alzheimers Disease August 19, 2008. He was born September 17, 1923 in Malden, MA. He was the eldest son of the late Henry A. and Ruth W. Morgan, and was the brother of Edith L. Morgan, Christine H. Bromley, and Henry A. Morgan Jr. who all predeceased him. He is survived by his brother Arthur W. Morgan. George was raised in Wakefield, MA and graduated from Wakefield High School. He attended…

                                                                                                                                              • Moriarty, Helen M.

                                                                                                                                                Helen M. Moriarty HOLYOKE - Helen Marie (Gleason) Moriarty of Holyoke will be laid to eternal rest on Saturday Aug. 30, 2008. Born in Holyoke Dec. 24, 1916, Helen was the daughter of the late Anne M. ( Keane) Gleason and Michael Gleason of County Mayo and County Claire Ireland who both settled in Holyoke in the early 1900's. Helen attended local schools and was a graduate of St. Jerome High School. She was a lifelong parishioner of St. Jerome's Church. During her lifetime Helen was employed at the…

                                                                                                                                                • Moro, Irene J. (Richal)

                                                                                                                                                  and friends are kindly invited to attend. Funeral services are private. In lieu of flowers donations in Irene's name may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield MA 01202. For obit directions and guestbook, Eaton Funeral Home 781-444-0201

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                                                                                                                                                    • Nascimento, Jack

                                                                                                                                                      Jack Nascimento LUDLOW - Jack Nascimento, 87, of Ludlow died peacefully Monday August 25, 2008. A life long resident of Ludlow, he was co-owner for many years of the T & J Auto Body Shop in Ludlow. He was a WW II Army veteran, serving in the European Theatre at battle campaigns in Normandy, Rhineland and Ardennes. Jack loved hunting, fishing and gardening, and was a member of the Unity A.C., Gremio Lusitano and Portuguese American Citizens Clubs as well as the Lusitano Alumni Fans Assoc. He was…

                                                                                                                                                      • Norma P. McCaig

                                                                                                                                                        Norma Pearl McCaig, born on July 23, 1915, died in Banning, California, on July 3, 2008. She was born in Taunton, Mass., the daughter of the late LeRoy and Mabel Johnson. She was predeceased by her husband, John B. McCaig, sister, Beatrice McCaig (wife of John’s brother Bruce), grandson, Robert L. Leason, and granddaughter Amy Taddia. Norma is survived by her children, Norma O’Brien (Chet) of California, Jean Fusco (Frank) of Florida, Nancy Smith of Massachusetts, Marjorie Jansz (Jim) of Maine, Laurence…

                                                                                                                                                        • Olmedo, Maude

                                                                                                                                                          Maude Olmedo 1920-2008 BLANDFORD - Maude (Crenenburgh) Olmedo, 88, of Blandford, died Wednesday, August 27, 2008 in Noble Hospital. She was born in Calcutta, India, daughter of the late Arthur and Constance (Wilson) Crenenburgh, She leaves her husband Frank Olmedo of Blandford. She predeceased by a sister Shirley Rawbone of London, England. Funeral with burial in Pine Hill Cemetery in Westfield will be at the convenience of the family. Calling hours are omitted, Firtion-Adams Funeral Service, 76 Broad St.…

                                                                                                                                                          • Opon, Caroline C.

                                                                                                                                                            Caroline C. Opon 1911 - 2008 CHICOPEE - Caroline C. (Rurak) Opon, 97, a lifelong resident of Chicopee, passed away at Wingate at South Hadley on Tuesday, August 26, 2008. Caroline was born in Chicopee to the late John and Catherine (Krawczyk) Rurak. She was predeceased by her husband, Walter P. Opon in 1963. Caroline was the beloved mother of Gladys Brut of Ludlow, Jean McCarthy of Satellite Beach, FL and Walter T. Opon of Chicopee; beloved grandmother of eight and beloved great grandmother of seven. Family…

                                                                                                                                                            • Padykula, Constance C.

                                                                                                                                                              Constance C. Padykula PALMER - Constance C. (Crane) Padykula, 80, previously of Beacon Dr., died August 27, 2008 at Baystate Medical Center. Born November 18, 1927 in Bronx, NY, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Claire (Dowd) Crane. She was raised in New York City and has lived in Palmer since1966. Constance attended Arts Students League in New York, she taught acrylic and fine painting for twelve years at the Palmer Senior Center and also taught arts & crafts and swimming at Palmer Green…

                                                                                                                                                              • 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 .

                                                                                                                                                                • Proctor, Mary E. (Hilson)

                                                                                                                                                                  In Hanover August 25, 2008, age 69. Beloved wife of the late Francis J. Proctor. Loving mother of 10 children, 18 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, and 5 great great grandchildren. The Leighton-MacKinnon Funeral Home, Hanson will be helping the family with arrangments. Visit

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                                                                                                                                                                      Mr. Robert E. Doherty, of Taunton, died Wednesday, August 27, at The Arbors in Taunton. He was 84. He was the husband of Joan (Conroy) Doherty, now residing at Marian Manor, Taunton, and was the son of the late Robert J. and Nora (Powers) Doherty. A Fall River native who graduated from Msgr. James Coyle High School in Taunton in 1941, and from Providence College with honors in 1949, Doherty returned to Coyle as a teacher from 1949 to 1953. From 1953 to 1989 he worked as a materials manager in the…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Roketenetz, Anna (Markevich)

                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are invited to attend. Calling hours Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Donations may be made in Anna's memory to Winchester Hospital, 41 Highland St., Winchester, MA 01890, or to the, , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. (Obituary, directions and guest book at www.lynch- Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home (781) 933-0400

                                                                                                                                                                        • Rotberg-Schwartz, Elaine

                                                                                                                                                                          Entered into rest, Aug. 28 of Swampscott. Beloved wife of the late Henry Rotberg and Abraham Schwartz. Devoted mother of Jan Slotnick of Coral Springs FL, David J. Schwartz of Swampscott, Ellen Schwartz of Stoneham, Sheryl and her husband Joseph Corratti of NY, Lester and his wife Amy Rotberg of Rowley. Loving sister of Joanne Bernstein of Salem and brother-in-law John Bernstein. Cherished grandmother of Michael Slotnick, Adam and Amanda Rotberg. Graveside services at the Temple Sinai Cemetery, Cemetery…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Stelmokas, Mary M. (Kirvelvich)

                                                                                                                                                                            Mary M. (Kirvelvich) Stelmokas, 97, of 390 Hardwick Rd. died Thursday, August 28, 2008 in Quaboag on the Common. Her husband, Julius W. Stelmokas, died in August 1979. She leaves a son, George J. Stelmokas of Ware & Barre; a sister, Agatha Binowski of Barre Plains; 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; nephews & nieces. She was predeceased by two sons: John and William Stelmokas. Mary was born in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of Sylvester & Eva (Rutelonis) Kirvelvich and has lived most of her…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Sullivan, Daniel P.

                                                                                                                                                                              Daniel P. Sullivan EAST SPRINGFIELD - Daniel "Dan" Patrick Sullivan 81, Ascended into the Journey of Ever-lasting Life, from Heritage Hall nursing facility, on the evening of August 26th, 2008. Daniel was born in Springfield on November 13, 1926 son , of the late Michael J. and Mary E. (Kelleher) Sullivan and was a life long resident. He graduated from Springfield Technical High School Class of 1945. He attended St. Phillip Mary School for late vocations for one year, the Jordan Seminary for 2…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Taube, Rebekah (Alpers)

                                                                                                                                                                                Of Brookline, passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 23, 2008, with her family by her side. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Irvin Taube, MD, and her children Samuel Taube and Isabel Taube and her husband Gregory Donovan. Rebekah was a graduate of Radcliffe College and received a master's degree in Bacteriophage Genetics from Boston University. She worked for 40 years as a Research Associate in Radiology (Nuclear Medicine) at Harvard Medical School, where she authored and edited numerous…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Topham, Mary P.

                                                                                                                                                                                  .com ), 4 Park St., at Natick Common, are incomplete.

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                                                                                                                                                                                      • Walsh, Elizabeth A. (Zampi)

                                                                                                                                                                                        Of Norwood, formerly of Roslindale, August 27 age 92. Devoted Mother of Barbara A. Mandra and her Late husband Joseph F. of Norwood and Robert J. Walsh and his wife Mary Ann of W. Yarmouth. Loving "Nonny" of John J. Mandra and companion Diana L. Carito, Atty. Susan Mandra Thompson and her husband James, Darlene P. Ray and companion John D. Collins, and Wendy Walsh Patrucco and her husband Robert. Adoring great grandmother to Steven C. Ray. Predeceased by three siblings, Charles Zampi, Mary Quinn,…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Watson, R. Scott

                                                                                                                                                                                          R. Scott Watson, 60, of Westborough, died on Thursday, August 28, 2008. He was the husband of Nancy A. (Pappas) Watson. Born in Bronxville, NY, he is the son of Jean (Dunne) Klinck of Naples, FL and the late Clement Watson of Concord, MA. He was educated in the Concord school system and graduated from Concord/Carlisle High School in 1966. He earned a BA in History from Ripon College in Wisconsin. Upon completion of his degree, he served in the U.S. Army Reserves. Scott had lived at his home in Westborough…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Weber, Edward D.

                                                                                                                                                                                            71, of Hyde Park and Marstons Mills, on Aug. 26, at Cape Cod Hospital of lung & bone cancer. He worked most of his life for Tolland Plumbing & Heating of Hyde Park until retirement. Survived by sister Louise M. Bousquet of Marstons Mills, nieces & nephews, a brother Robert E. Webber of Mattapan. Two daughters, Julie Ann Kelley of Wyoming, RI and Anne Marie Gallivan of Marshfield, MA, and four grandchildren. No services will be held. Memorials to Hospice & Palliative Care of Cape Cod, 765…

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                                                                                                                                                                                              • Winifred A. Young

                                                                                                                                                                                                In Taunton, August 28, 2008, Winifred A. Young died at home after a lengthy illness while surrounded by her family. She was 82 years old. Winifred was the wife of Hiram Young. She was born in Middleboro to her late parents, George & Winifred (Daman) Griswald. Winifred was educated in Middleboro schools and has lived in Taunton most of her life. She was employed at the Robbins Co. in Attleboro as a jewelry inspector and also worked at Dycraftsman Co. in Taunton. Winifred enjoyed traveling, camping,…

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