Sunday, August 31, 2008

Massachusetts Daily Obituaries 08/31/08

  • Abramson, Leo

    89, on August 9, of Delray Beach, formerly of Revere and Milton. Husband of Eleanor (Bunin) and the late Evelyn (Feinberg) Abramson. Father of Sheila and Carl Finer of Plymouth, and Carl and Arlene Abramson of South Easton. Stepfather of Steven and Mary Friedman of W. Palm Beach, and Richard and Sandra Klass of Weston, FL. Beloved Papa of Michelle Finer of Burlington, VT; David Finer and Bryna Siegel of Providence; Jessie Friedman of Burbank CA; and Jonathan Friedman of W. Palm Beach. Brother of the late…

    • Ackerman, Helen (Lambros)

      Helen (Lambros) Ackerman, 87, of Clinton, formerly of Ludlow, MA, died Friday, August 29, 2008, in Sterling Healthcare, Sterling, after an illness. Her husband of 38 years, Anthony J. Ackerman, died in 1991. She is survived by a sister, Christine Lambros, with whom she lived; four sisters-in-law, Marguerite Lambros of Sterling, Freda Lambros of Dudley, Angelina Lambros of Shrewsbury, and Demetra Lambros of Cranston, RI; three nephews: Peter Lambros and his wife, Elaine of Lafayette, CO, Steven Lambros and…

      • Adler, Robert Sherman

        79, Scarborough, ME & Port Charlotte, FL, died unexpectedly on August 25, 2008, at his son's residence in Scarborough, ME. He was born in Waltham, MA December 27, 1928, the son of Ralph and Ethel (Sherman) Adler. Bob was married to Jean Eleanor (Spears) Adler for 56 years. They have three children, Stephen, Kenneth and Paul. Bob graduated from Waltham High School in 1947 and attended Wentworth Institute where he earned an Associate Degree in Patten Making. Bob was involved in the Scouts and Sea…

        • Ahern, Elinor A. (McCarthy)

          91, of Marlborough died Thursday (Aug. 28, 2008) at home surrounded by her family after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Joseph P. Ahern Sr. who died in 1993. Mother of Elinor A. Hanlon and husband Dr. Thomas M. Hanlon Jr. of Swansboro, N.C., Dr. Dennis J. Ahern and wife Diane of Marlborough, Thomas J. Ahern and wife Carol of Shrewsbury, Mary E. Ahern of Southborough, Kristen J. Whitney and husband Robert of Marlborough, Dr. John P. Ahern and wife Kelly of Londonderry, N.H. and Elizabeth C.…

          • Aiesi, Winifred M.

            ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours will be held at the Nichols Funeral Home Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Route 62), Wilmington on Tuesday, Sept. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service at Calvary Temple Assembly of God Church in Lynnfield, on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 11 a.m. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Memorial donations in Winifred's name may be made to the Calvary Temple Assembly of God Church, 47 Grove St., Lynnfield, MA 01940.

            • Ameral, Richard

              Of Arlington, August 28. Beloved husband of Maureen E. (Morrison) Ameral. Father of Richard T. Ameral of The Connecticut State Police & his wife Gail Ameral of Ellington CT., Tanya Gollobin & her husband Clay Gollobin of Brookline. Grandfather of Amanda & Thomas Ameral, Sofia & Jake Gollobin. Son of the late Antonio D. & Antonetta M. (Ciccarelli) Ameral. Funeral from The DeVito-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 1145 Mass Avenue, ARLINGTON on Wednesday at 9:00AM. Funeral Mass at 10:00AM in St.…

              • Arinello, Mildred E. (Smith)

                and friends are kindly invited to attend a funeral from the J.F. Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, EVERETT, on Wednesday, Sept 3rd, at 9 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett, at 10 AM. Visiting hours Tuesday from 4-8 PM. Interment in Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. Mildred was a longtime member of St. Therese Ladies Sodality and the Morning Glories bowling team. In her memory donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 311 Aresnal St., Watertown, MA…

                • Arthur Qauglieri

                  Arthur Luigi Qauglieri died suddenly at home on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008. He was born to Emma and Lorenzo who immigrated from Isola DeLiri, Italy, and arrived in Boston in the early 1900s. Both Emma and Lorenzo were employed in Dorchester as tailors for the Faber Company. Arthur was born on April 4, 1928, the sixth child in a family of five brothers and two sisters. He was raised in Roxbury and then Roslindale. He graduated from Boston Latin in 1944 and was accepted at Northeastern University at the age of…

                  • Arthur Quaglieri

                    QUAGLIERI, Arthur Luigi, of Taunton, formerly of Norwood, suddenly at home, Wed. Aug. 27, 2008. Loving husband of the late Muriel (Franz) Quaglieri. Complete notice on Sun. Aug. 31. Gillooly Funeral Home Norwood, (781) 762-0174 

                    • 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…

                      • Aylward Jr., James J.

                        10:30 am Thursday, Sept. 4, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Kailua; Mass at 11:30 am; graveside service with full military honors 1:00 pm at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jim's honor to the American Diabetes Association or the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Arrangements by Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary.

                        • Baptista, Mildred

                          WAREHAM —Mildred "Millie" (Gomes) Baptista, 76, of Wareham, died August 25, 2008, in the Sippican Nursing Home, Marion. She was the daughter of the late John and Eugenia (Andrade) Gomes. She was born in New Bedford and lived in San Francisco before moving to Wareham in 1995. Mrs. Baptista worked for the U.S.P.S., for many years before retiring. She enjoyed journaling and she was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox. Survivors include 3 daughters, Carla G. Texiera and her husband, Steven of Wareham,…

                          • 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…

                            • Barrett, Martin J.

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

                              • Barrett, Martin Joseph "Joe"

                                Of Natick, August 29. Loving husband for 52 years to Peggy (Keough) Barrett. Complete notice Monday. Arrangements by John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, (, ) NATICK.

                                • Barron, Richards B.

                                  Of Wellesley Hills, August 27. Beloved husband of Leslie B. (Hansel) Barron. Devoted father of Josephine D. Barron of Belmont, R. Bradley Barron II and his wife Heather of Falmouth, and the late John Mason Butler. Grandfather of Whitney P. and Tyler L. Barron both of Falmouth. Memorial Service will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the John Mason Butler Foundation, Charitable Gift Fund, P.O. Box 770001, Cincinnati, OH 45277-0053. CGF 54913. George F.…

                                  • Bauer, Jessica E.

                                    Brockton Jessica E. Bauer, 30, a lifelong resident of Brockton, died Friday, Aug. 22, at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital from injuries sustained in a car accident. Born in Stoughton, she was educated in Brockton and was a graduate of Southeastern Vocational Technical High School in South Easton. She was also a graduate of Bay State Community College. She worked as a day care worker in several area facilities for many years. She enjoyed figure skating as a young woman. In her free time, she enjoyed…

                                    • Beatrice M. Bevans

                                      • Bellefeuille, Thomas W. "Timmy"

                                        may call at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Avenue, DRACUT, on Tuesday, Sept. 2 from 3 P.M. until 7 P.M. His funeral will be held from the funeral home on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 12:30 P.M., followed by his Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 1:30 P.M. at St. Kathryn Church, 4 Dracut Road in Hudson, NH. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Tewksbury. Tom sponsored a child for many years through Plan USA. Those who wish may make donations in his name to Plan USA, an organization dedicated to improving…

                                        • Bellomy, Daniel J.

                                          Age 57, of Winchester, August 29th. Beloved husband of Christina R. (Hinchliffe) Bellomy. Loving son of Melba (Steeleman) Bellomy of Houston, TX, and the late Joe B. Bellomy. Dear stepfather of Kathleen "Kat" MacArthur of Lowell and Timothy MacArthur and his wife Colleen of Waltham. Funeral arrangements are private, and there are no calling hours. Donations may be made in Dan's memory to Parmenter Wayside Hospice, 266 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778. (Online guest book at, ) Lynch-Cantillon…

                                          • Benson, Carl I.

                                            Age 87 of Sun City Center, FL, on August 16, 2008 after a short illness. Former resident of Westwood, Centerville and Osterville, MA. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy (Koegel) Benson, dear brother to Mildred (Parsons) of OK, Lydia (Groth) of SC, Donald of NC, Alan of MO, and the late David and Richard Benson, father of Karen (Darling) of TN, Carl of VA, Darrell of Mansfield, MA and the late Craig Benson, stepfather of Richard Vaughn of MS, Robert Vaughn of FL, David Vaughn of MA and William Vaughn of FL…

                                            • Berling, Yvette

                                              Yvette 'RONNIE' Berling of Westford Mrs. Yvette "RONNIE" (St. Pierre) Berling, of Westford, MA, died Aug. 27, 2008. Visiting hours Mon. 6 to 8 p.m. at 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…

                                              • Bertocchi, Alfred M.

                                                Of Vero Beach, FL and Plymouth, August 27th, 81, at Jordan Hospital. Survived by his beloved wife Doris (Salvucci) of Vero Beach, FL and Plymouth and his sons Michael of Crystal River, FL; Daniel of West Palm Beach, FL and Eugene of Wendell, NC. He also leaves his sisters Ida Furlong of Braintree and Elissa Strong of NC, and his grandchildren Megan, Kyle and Lucas Bertocchi. Father of the late Patty Bertocchi and grandfather of the late Ryan Bertocchi. A funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, September 3rd…

                                                • Beshere, Beatrice C. (Nomey)

                                                  and friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Beatrice's memory may be made to the Church. Interment Mt. Benedict Cemetery. Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home 617-325-3600

                                                • Bevans, Beatrice M. (Caddy)

                                                  and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY, Monday 3-5 PM. Funeral service in the Episcopal Church of St. Chrysostom, Quincy Tuesday at 10 AM. Burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Donations in memory of Mrs. Bevans may be made to the William R. Caddy Detachment #124 Marine Corps League, 111 Newbury Ave., Quincy, MA 02171. Call 1-800-Keohane or for directions & online condolences please visit:

                                                  • Billing, John F. "Jack"

                                                    • Bishop-Walker, Patricia Ann "Pat"

                                                      Of Burlington, Aug. 30, 2008, age 65. Loving wife of Allen Walker. Step-mother of Alexander Walker of Needham and Marya Walker of Watertown. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Memorial donations in Pat's memory may be made to the Animal Rescue League of Boston, Donor's Services, 10 Chandler St., Boston, MA 02116. Arrangements under the direction of Doyle-Lane, Funeral Home, BURLINGTON.

                                                      • Blanchette, Janet L. (Vanasse)

                                                        In Woburn, Aug. 29th. Beloved wife of the late John R. Blanchette. Devoted mother of Karen Gray and her husband Wayne and John A. "Jack" Blanchette, all of Woburn, James R. Blanchette and his wife Sandra of Pelham, NH, Kathleen Blanchette of Lowell, and mother-in-law of Marianne and her husband Kevin of Woburn. Dear sister of Robert Vanasse and his wife Helen of Kansas. Loving grandmother of Matthew and his wife Jenn, Christopher, James, Joanna, Rachel, John-Ryan, Kyle, and Christine, and…

                                                        • Bonfatti, John Farrell "Jay"

                                                          Of Buffalo, NY, formerly of Norwood, died unexpectedly August 28, 2008. Beloved son of Albert H. and Patricia (Farrell) Bonfatti of North Falmouth. Loving brother of Albert Bonfatti, Jr. and his wife Karen of Holliston, Christopher Bonfatti of Berkley, CA, Mary Beth Orfao and her husband David of Concord, Timothy Bonfatti and his wife Linda of Medfield, and Andrew Bonfatti and his wife Melissa of Holliston. Also surviving are 13 nieces and nephews. Visitation from 4-8 pm on Tuesday, September 2nd in…

                                                          • Boris, Irene (Rosenfeld)

                                                            Age 84, of Brookline, on Thursday, August 28, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Samuel Boris. Devoted mother of Larry & Louise Boris of Denver, CO, Janet Boris of Brookline and Sandra & Paul Boris-Berkowitz of Brookline. Loving grandmother of Shane, Gabriel, Zachary and Emily. Devoted daughter of the late Gertrude (Meser) Rosenfeld. Dear sister of the late Abraham & Emma Rosenfeld. Beloved aunt of Shelley, Jay, Erica and Amanda Zitron. Services at the Levine Chapels, 470 Harvard Street, BROOKLINE,…

                                                            • Bourcier, Francis L.

                                                              Francis L. Bourcier 1921-2008 LUDLOW - Francis L. Bourcier 86 of Nash Hill Rd. Ludlow died Thursday evening at Baystate Medical Center in Spring-field. Born in the Three Rivers Village of Palmer, MA September 15, 1921 he was the son of the late Bertha (Plouffe) and Lionel Bourcier Sr. Moving to Ludlow at a young age, he was educated in local schools, at tended Cathedral and Ludlow High School and was a 1939 Graduate. He later attended merican International College and majored in political science. On…

                                                              • Bourdeau, Richard A.

                                                                Richard A. Bourdeau, 90, of Six Fifth Street, died Saturday, August 30, 2008, at Quaboag On The Common, West Brookfield. The Pillsbury Funeral Home, Old West Brookfield Road, Brookfield is in charge of arrangements.

                                                                • Bradford, Judith C.

                                                                  Judith C. Bradford 1934-2008 EAST LONGMEADOW - Judith (Clement) Bradford, 74 died August 27, 2008. She was born in Springfield a daughter to the late Philip J. and Lillian (Weschler) Clement, and was a resident of East Longmeadow for 9 years, having previously been a Longmeadow resident, most of her life. Judith was a graduate of Classical High School and attended the Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston. She retired as Senior Account Executive, employed for 20 years , originally with Douglas Bewick…

                                                                  • Brennan, Cheryl A.

                                                                    Cheryl A. Brennan lived in Billerica, worked at Lahey Clinic; 42 TEWKSBURY Cheryl A. (Lamothe) Brennan, age 42, beloved wife of 14 years of Michael Brennan, died Friday, at their home, after an eight month battle with colon cancer. She was born in Cambridge, July 7, 1966 daughter of Mark Sr. and Virginia (Smith) Lamothe of Billerica, and was a Billerica resident until moving to Tewksbury 14 years ago. Mrs. Brennan grew up in Billerica, attended school there, played softball for Billerica Memorial High…

                                                                    • Brennan, Cheryl A. (Lamothe)

                                                                      and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours Monday from 2-5 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Colon Cancer Foundation, 201 No. Charles St. Ste 204, Baltimore, MD 21201 Interment Fox Hill Cemetery, Billerica.

                                                                      • Bresten, Margaret T. (Gardner)

                                                                        & friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be Tuesday from 4-8PM. Memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, PO Box 847, Lynn, MA 01903 or My Brother's Table, 93 Willow St., Lynn, MA 01901. Directions & guest book

                                                                        • Briggs, Frank P.

                                                                          and friends are invited to both Services. Assisting the family with the arrangements is the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (Rte. 62), DANVERS.On line guestbook at, . In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Hospice of the North Shore 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923. O'Donnell Funeral Service Danvers & Salem 978-774-6600

                                                                          • Bruno, Janet M. (Zeeland)

                                                                            73, of Falmouth, formerly of N. Easton, August 25, 2008. Beloved wife of the late John L. Bruno. Beloved mother of Jennifer Fleming of Falmouth, Jeffrey Bruno of Hopkington, Julie Benson of Barrington, RI, and Jane Dolan of Sandwich, and loving grandmother of Christian, Kerry, Alec, Eric, Dave and Kylie. Sister of Joan Hamelburg of Eastham and Jon Zeeland of Easton and Eastham. A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, September 5 from 5 to 8 pm at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason, 475 Main St.,…

                                                                            • Bulejcik, John S.

                                                                              John S. Bulejcik, age 86, of 30 Cudworth Road, died Saturday, August 30, 2008, at home. His wife, Frances (Majkut) Bulejcik, died in 1998. He leaves a daughter, Jane Becker and her husband Ralph Becker of Milford; two sisters, Irene Russell and Rose Sterczala, both of Webster; one granddaughter, Julia Becker of Milford. He was born in Dudley, son of the late Stephen and Anna (Strakovic) Bulejcik and lived here most of his life. He was a mail carrier in Webster for 31 years before his retirement. He was a…

                                                                              • Bursey, Hedley

                                                                                85, passed away peacefully Aug. 17, 2008 at the Hospice House Woodside, Pinellas Park. Born in Old Perlican, Newfoundland, Canada, to Mary and William Bursey. Mr. Bursey was a long time resident of Saugus and St. Pete Beach. He enjoyed a long career as a union iron worker, as a member of Local #7 in Boston. Known for having a kind, compassionate spirit, and willingness to help others, he had many friends and a family who loved him. He will be deeply missed. Survived by his wife, Thelma (Trudel) Bursey; his…

                                                                                • Burt, Barbara Jean

                                                                                  and friends invited. For directions and guest book

                                                                                  • Caisse, B. Pauline

                                                                                    B. Pauline Caisse lifelong Leominster resident; 92 LEOMINSTER B. Pauline (Smith) Caisse, 92 years old, of Leominster, died Friday, August 29, 2008, in her home. She is survived by her daughter, Judith L. Robichaud and her husband, Richard A. Robichaud of Leominster; her son, Ralph E. Caisse, Jr. of Leominster, her two sisters, Norma E. Schofield of Leominster, and Helen E. Dupont and her husband, Bernie Dupont of Putnam, CT; six grandchildren, Kristen Norton, Kimberly Caisse, Ryan Caisse, Keith Robichaud,…

                                                                                    • Callahan, Thomas F.

                                                                                      Thomas F. Callahan was town treasurer, assessor, Army vet; 76 AYER Thomas F. Callahan, 76, of Ayer, died Thursday, August 28th, at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, after a brief illness. Mr. Callahan was born in Lowell, on August 11, 1932, a son of Thomas L. and Ruth (Evans) Callahan, and has resided in Ayer for over 60 years. He was a graduate of Ayer High School, and Bentley College in Waltham. During the Korean Conflict, he served his country as a corporal in the United States Army. He…

                                                                                      • Canteenwalla, Ferdauz N.

                                                                                        Ferdauz N. Canteenwalla, M.D. 1947 2008 SPRINGFIELD - Dr. Ferdauz N. Canteenwalla, 61, passed away on August 30th, 2008 at Mercy Medical Center in Spring-field. Born in Bombay, India on February 26th, 1947, he was the eldest son of the late Nariman and Minnie Canteenwalla. He was predeceased by his brother Dhun He leaves behind is wife Alice and his sister Jayini, her husband Tappas and their daughter Parul of Pondicherri, India. Dr. Canteenwalla was educated in Bombay, India receiving his undergraduate…

                                                                                        • Carbone, Lillian T. (Husson)

                                                                                          & friends invited. Visiting hours Monday 4-8 p.m. Interment Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, West Peabody. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to VNA Care Network & Hospice, 5 Federal St., Danvers, MA 01923. For directions & obit

                                                                                          • Cassidy, Richard C.

                                                                                            • Caul, Herman

                                                                                              93 of Roxbury, formerly of Waynesboro, VA, a beloved and dedicated member of People's Baptist Church for more than 63 years, passed Wednesday, August 24 at 3:30 PM after a brief illness. A W.W. II Veteran, Mr. Caul dedicated 24 years in service to the nation in active and Reserve Naval Duty. He attended Boston University's Business Management Program, wrote and taught music, as well as became accomplished in free hand drawing., A Trustee, Sunday Schoolteacher, Chair of Trustee Budget Committee,…

                                                                                              • Cavallo, Helen (Silva)

                                                                                                Of Stoneham, August 28, 2008 at age 83. Beloved wife of Rudolph A. Cavallo, Sr. Devoted mother of Linda Cardello and her husband Paul of Wilmington, Rudy Cavallo, Jr. and his wife Marilyn of Medford, and Michael Cavallo and his wife Christine of Stoneham. Cherished grandmother of Melissa Greeley and her husband John of Medford, Gregory Cardello and his wife Michelle of Methuen, Christina Bavin and her husband William of Wakefield, Kimberly Griffin and her husband Gregg of North Andover and David Cavallo of…

                                                                                                • Christian, Vera A.

                                                                                                  Vera A. Christian 1914-2008 WEST SPRINGFIELD- Vera A. Christian died Wednesday evening after a short illness. She was a remarkable woman of great fortitude and faith. Vera loved her family dearly and like many of her generation, she thought of others first before herself. She embraced life fully, and at 94 years of age continued to manage a household, drive a car and cook Sunday dinner for her family. She was a life-long learner and an avid reader. She was interested in her world and partook fully of what…

                                                                                                • Cidlevicz, Ralph J.

                                                                                                  Of North Reading formerly of Stoneham & South Boston August 29, 2008. Husband of Eugena (Gaidis). Father of Carol Ann Cidlevicz & her husband Greg Hollebeke & granddaughter Michelle Hollebeke of North Reading. Born in South Boston attended Mechanic High School lettering in Football & Baseball. After service attended Suffolk University graduated with a BS in Accounting. During World War II served in the Navy aboard the USS Bullard, USS Mass., & USS Cassin Young as a Machinist Mate 2nd…

                                                                                                  • Clark, Peter

                                                                                                    NATICK Peter Clark, 54, died suddenly Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, while riding his bike in Natick. He was the beloved husband of Susan E. (Lang) Clark. Born in Newton, the son of the late Donald and Jean M. (Harris) Clark, he was raised and educated in Natick, graduating from Natick High School in 1972. Growing up in Natick, Peter started out waiting tables at Marias subs, and then became a printer for 20 years. Over the last 15 years, he ran his own business MacHelp. Peter loved to spend his spare time…

                                                                                                    • Clarke, Van (Spearin)

                                                                                                      Of Brooksby Village, Peabody, August 28, 2008, formerly of Lynnfield and Winchester. Beloved wife of the late Everett F. Clarke. Devoted mother of Richard E. Clarke and his wife Kathleen of Goodyear, AZ. Dear sister of Thelma Becker-Krause of Santa Barbara, CA. Grandmother of Lori Reinking of Atlanta, GA and Jeffrey Clarke of Carrboro, NC. Funeral Services will be private. Interment will be held in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. For obituary or to sign guestbook, visit,…

                                                                                                      • Clemente, Matteo R.

                                                                                                        Matteo R. Clemente, 86, of Worcester, died unexpectedly Tuesday, August 26, 2008, eight days after his beloved wife's passing. Laurette "Laura" (Gaulin) Clemente, died August 18. Matteo is survived by a son, Robert M. Clemente and his wife Judith of Worcester, a daughter, Donna Stewart and her husband Michael of Oxford; five grandchildren, Matthew, Michelle, Kathryn, Heather, and Nicholas, and a great granddaughter, Olivia, and great grandson, Maxsim. Matteo is also survived by a sister, Nancy…

                                                                                                        • Coghlan Sr., Malachy T. "Mike"

                                                                                                          and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, 550 Washington St., Quincy on Tuesday at 10:00 AM. Internment will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne at 12:30 PM. Late U.S. Navy Veteran, retired City of Boston building inspector. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston, 637 Cambridge St, Brighton MA 02135. For information, 1-800-Keohane or

                                                                                                          • Conley, Thomas S.

                                                                                                            Of Dedham August 30. Beloved husband of Barbara A. (Werman) Conley, for 49 years. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8. Complete notice on Monday. George F. Doherty & Sons Dedham (781) 326-0500

                                                                                                            • Copeta, Eleanor (Magliochetti)

                                                                                                              Of Woburn formerly of Beverly, August 29, 2008, age 92. Caring daughter of the late Antonio and Lucia Magliochetti. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Copeta. Loving Sister of Jean Maffeo of Woburn, Mary Pietrantonio of Woburn, Viola Wormell and her husband Don of Hampton Beach NH, and the late Angelina Sgrulloni, Albert Minotti, Doris Hill, Pauline DeLucia and Frank Magliochetti. Dear sister-in-law of Rita Magliochetti. Compassionate godmother to Linda Anzivino. She also leaves behind many nieces and nephews.…

                                                                                                              • Craig Jr., John H.

                                                                                                                and friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass on Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. in St Patrick Church. Visiting hours in the John Everett and Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street, at NATICK COMMON are Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Children's Department, Morse Institute Library, 14 East Central St., Natick MA 01760. Late veteran United States Navy, WWII.

                                                                                                                • Cuff, Helen A.

                                                                                                                  and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be Monday, 3-6 p.m. in the Hurley Funeral Home, 127 South Franklin St. (Rte. 37), Holbrook, interment Union Cemetery, Holbrook. Donations in Helen's memory may be made to St. John's Episcopal Church Memorial Fund, 322 South Franklin St., Holbrook, MA 02343.

                                                                                                                  • Cunningham, Peter J.

                                                                                                                    and friends respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday 4-7 PM. Interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery. For online register book please visit:

                                                                                                                    • Curley, Geraldine M. "Geri" (McNally)

                                                                                                                      and friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday prior to service from 4-7 P.M. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the, , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

                                                                                                                      • D'Addario, Michael R.

                                                                                                                        84, of Deerfield Beach, FL, formerly of Woburn on August 28, 2008, Navy Veteran. Beloved husband of Vera Marie, loving father of Michael D'Addario, Jr. of Boyton Beach, FL. Memorial service will be held in FL. Donations in his memory may be made the the Heart Fund.

                                                                                                                        • Darress, Lydia T. (Tirimacco)

                                                                                                                          and friends are invited to visit in the DeVito Funeral Home, 761 Mount Auburn St., WATERTOWN, on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Services will conclude with a graveside service at the Mount Auburn Cemetery.

                                                                                                                          • Davis, Margaret R. (Garcia)

                                                                                                                            Margaret R. (Garcia) Davis, 89, of Hudson, died Thursday, Aug. 28 at River Terrace Healthcare in Lancaster. She was the wife of Ernest Davis who died in 1968. She was born in Hudson, daughter of the late Jesse and Evelyn (Morin) Garcia and was a 1937 graduate of Saint Michael's Academy in Hudson and 1938 graduate of the Worcester School of Comptometry. She was a former employee of the Raytheon Co. in Hudson during WWII and Lapointe Machine CO. in Hudson. Mrs. Davis moved to Sunnyvale, CA in 1958 and was…

                                                                                                                            • Deering, Charles R. "Chuck"

                                                                                                                              and friends invited. Followed by interment in the Walnut Grove Cemetery, Sylvan St., Danvers. Contributions may be made in his memory to The Villagers for Hospice, 601 Casa Bella, The Villages, FL 32162. Arrangements by The Gately Funeral Home in MELROSE. For obituary, directions or to sign guest book please visit

                                                                                                                              • Demulis Jr., George E.

                                                                                                                                Brockton George E. DeMulis Jr., 57 years, of Brockton, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident July 3. He was born in Brockton, a son of the late Mary E. (Mann) and George E. DeMulis Sr. Mr. DeMulis had been a lifelong resident of the city and a 1969 graduate of Southeastern Regional High School. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a Vietnam veteran. Before his disability, he was employed at the Brockton Hospital, Painting Dept. Previously he had worked for…

                                                                                                                                • Dennehy, Helen G. (O'Leary)

                                                                                                                                  Of Charlestown, Aug. 28. Beloved wife of the late John J. Dennehy. Funeral on Wednesday morning. Complete notice to follow. John H. Sawyer Funeral Home (617) 242-2455

                                                                                                                                  • DiMatteo-Cenzano, Margaret Ellen

                                                                                                                                    August 23, 1953 - July 31, 2008. Cherished daughter, beloved wife, adored sister, aunt and great aunt. Trusted, devoted teacher, and so much more...My laughing, hand dancing, purple loving faerie child, with joy and wonder we traveled through our world, in good times and in bad, our differences never pulled us asunder, our apologies always at hand. But when your time had come to be, help me be free to me you plead, as I tell you, my love, it's OK to go. Now you are free to wander, with wonder everywhere…

                                                                                                                                    • Drinker, Cecil Kent

                                                                                                                                      1922-2008. It is with regret and sorrow that we report the sudden death of Cecil Kent Drinker, our most loved husband, friend, father, step-father, uncle, grandfather, and step-grandfather. Cecil was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1922 to parents who were physicians at the Harvard Medical School and School of Public Health. He attended the Park School in Brookline, graduated from Milton Academy in Milton, and Harvard College in Cambridge. He served in the United States Army Tank Battalion during the…

                                                                                                                                      • Drolet, Harold P.

                                                                                                                                        INVERNESS, FL —Harold P. Drolet, age 84, of Inverness, Florida, formerly of South Dartmouth, died August 1, 2008, at Citrus Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Ada (Andersen) Drolet. Born in Cranston, RI, the son of the late Paul and Rose (Barron) Drolet, he lived in South Dartmouth for many years until moving to Inverness 20 years ago. Mr. Drolet was a Master Plumber having worked on the Seabrook Nuclear Plant and many other large projects. He was a member of Local 51,…

                                                                                                                                        • Dunlap, Joan (Hayes)

                                                                                                                                          Of Southboro, formerly of Newton, August 27, 2008. Beloved wife of James M. Dunlap. Devoted mother of Jennifer Dunlap. Sister of Thomas P. Hayes Jr and his wife Judy of Newton. Aunt of Allison and Kelly DiMartinis and Katie and Greg MeKenna. Sister-in-law of Christine Dunlap of Lowell and Frederick Dunlap of Newton. Daughter of the late Doris and Thomas P. Hayes. Daughter-in-law of Phyllis and Frederick Dunlap of Watertown. Visiting hours in the Blackington, Conroy & Hayes Funeral Home, 1479 Washington…

                                                                                                                                          • Elliott, Guy R. "Dick"

                                                                                                                                            Guy R. "Dick" Elliott, 87, of Auburn, died peacefully on Friday, August 29, 2008, at the home of his son, in Worcester. His wife of 50 years, Madelyn F. (Darling) Elliott, died in 1992. He leaves two sons, Guy R. "Dick" Elliott, Jr. of Auburn, and Kevin P. Elliott and his wife Patricia Elliott of Worcester; a daughter, Madelyn and her husband Dr. Robert G. Anusbigian of Shrewsbury; five grandchildren, Richard Moore, Nancy Koutsoukounis, Jenna Rodriguez, Caitlin Elliott, Meaghan Elliott;…

                                                                                                                                            • Evelyn C. Costello

                                                                                                                                              • Fadjo, Connie Esther K. (McRill)

                                                                                                                                                91, of Chelmsford and formerly of Nashua, NH, died on Friday, August 29, 2008. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward H. Fadjo. She was born on January 14, 1917 in Joplin, MO a daughter of the late Thonador V. and Anna K. (Heryford) McRill. Prior to her retirement she worked as a private secretary for the Superintendent of Schools in Dade County, FL, in Miami. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church, Chelmsford. She is survived by her two loving sons, Atty. Donald E. Fadjo of Sacramento, CA and…

                                                                                                                                                • Ferrick, Deborah R.

                                                                                                                                                  ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 11 a.m. at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, N.H. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Salem. Calling hours will be held Tuesday, Sept. 2 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at

                                                                                                                                                • Foster, Reginald S. "Bud"

                                                                                                                                                  and friends invited. Calling hours Monday 4-8. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Past Master of King Solomon Lodge, Somerville. Owner of the R. Foster Trucking Somerville 45 years. For more information visit

                                                                                                                                                  • Freiberg, Jane M. (Lawson)

                                                                                                                                                    and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service Friday at 1 PM at Forest Hills Cemetery, BOSTON. Folsom Funeral Home

                                                                                                                                                    • Fuller, Priscilla J.

                                                                                                                                                      and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral,Wednesday, at 10 a.m. in the Kane Funeral Home, 605 Washington St. (Rte. 138), Easton. Interment will be in Highland Cemetery, Norwood. Visiting hours Tuesday, 4-8 p.m. Donations in Priscillas memory may be sent to the Mass. Humane Society, P.O. Box 890127, East Weymouth, MA 02189. For directions or condolences, visit .

                                                                                                                                                      • Galgay, William F.

                                                                                                                                                        Of Dennisport, MA, 88 years, on August 27. Obituary, date of Mass, burial and reception to be announced the third week of September.

                                                                                                                                                        • Gamache, Robert L. (Master Sergeant)

                                                                                                                                                          Formerly Everett MA, in Melbourne, FL 8/03/08. Beloved husband of the late Ruth J. (Trainor). Devoted father of John of Hingham, MA & Paul of Londonderry, NH. Son of the late Wilfred Gamache & Ida L. (De Rocher) (Gamache) Dearing. Dear brother of the late: Elaine Buckley, Florence Ragucci, Gertrude Hudson, and Jeannette Cronin of FL, many nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great grandchild. Military Honors Sept 3 at 11am, at Bourne MA National Cemetery. Donate to Hospice.

                                                                                                                                                          • Garrison, Stoy Edward

                                                                                                                                                            and friends are invited. Visiting hours Monday from 3-7 pm. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. Retired Navy Veteran and Retired U.S. Postal Service, Boston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Stoy's name to Dana Faber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th flr, Brookline, MA 02445. Lawler and Crosby Funeral Home 617-323-5600

                                                                                                                                                            • Gavin, Donald R. "Bob"

                                                                                                                                                              and friends may call at the Funeral Home Monday, 4-8 PM. Entombment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bob's memory to the Voluntary Service Unit 62AB, c/o E.N. Rogers Veterans' Hospital, 200 Springs Rd., Bedford, MA 01730. Bob was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy for six years and retired from the U.S. Air Force., . Cota Funeral Home 978-664-4340

                                                                                                                                                              • Goward, Gary C.

                                                                                                                                                                and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment in Village Cemetery, Easton. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Gary's memory to the Christ Congregational Church UCC Radio Ministry Fund, 1350 Pleasant St., Brockton, MA 02301. For directions or to send an online condolence visit . Copeland-MacKinnon Funeral Home 508-238-6641

                                                                                                                                                                • Greeley, Edward M.

                                                                                                                                                                  & friends invited. Visiting hours Friday 4-8PM. For direction, obituary & to sign guest book please visit

                                                                                                                                                                  • Griffin, Stephen J.

                                                                                                                                                                    Of Wellesley formerly of Woburn and Winchester, August 30. Retired President of the Gillette Co. Beloved husband of Helen G. (Rosander) Griffin for 64 years. Devoted father of Luke A. Griffin and his late wife Barbara E. of Wellesley. Complete notice Monday. George F. Doherty & Sons Wellesley (781) 235-4100

                                                                                                                                                                    • Grilli, Elda M. (Angelucci)

                                                                                                                                                                      & friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be Tuesday from 3-5 and 7-9PM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her name to the New England Conservatory of Music, Office of Institutional Advancement, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-5018 or online at www.newengland

                                                                                                                                                                      • Gulinello, Dorothea T. (Quinlan)

                                                                                                                                                                        and friends invited. Visiting hours Monday 4-8PM. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

                                                                                                                                                                        • Hagen, Richard B.

                                                                                                                                                                          ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend his graveside service with Military Honors on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the Mt. Vernon Cemetery on Mt. Vernon Road in West Boxford. To sign the family guest book please visit, Arrangements have been entrusted to the Merton E. Roberts Jr. and Conte Funeral Home, 14 Pleasant St., Georgetown.

                                                                                                                                                                          • Harriott, Eric

                                                                                                                                                                            Of Roxbury, 94, Real Estate Broker, retired real estate broker in the Greater Boston area, died Monday, August 25th at the Susan Bailis Assisted Living home. He was 94. Born in Manchester, Jamaica, Mr. Harriott immigrated to Boston at the age of 17 and became a respected businessman. Husband of the late Mabel V. Harriott, father of the late Eric Harriott Jr. and Celeste White, he is survived by son Victor Harriott, Grandchildren Christian and Angel Harriott of Bowie, MD, George and Olivia Sims of Fairfield…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Hart Jr., Francis A. "Frank"

                                                                                                                                                                              and friends are respectfully invited to visit the funeral home Tuesday 4-8 pm. Interment Fairview Cemetery, Hyde Park. In lieu of flowers donations in his name may be made to the, , 30 Speen St. Framingham MA 01701.

                                                                                                                                                                              • Hayden, Frances (Davenport)

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

                                                                                                                                                                                • Healey, Albert J.

                                                                                                                                                                                  Of Taunton was born in Weymouth. He was the son of the late Mary Louise Healey (Cantara) and Albert A. Healey. He served in the U.S. Army in the Philippines during World War II. After discharged from the Army, Albert attended and graduated from Mass Maritime Academy. He was a devoted husband and father. His wife Ana O. Healey and son Declan X. Healey invite family, friends and relatives to attend the Funeral Mass Saturday Sept. 6 at 10 AM at St. Ann's Church in Raynham (660 North Main St.). Military…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Higgott, Henry A.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Of Reading and S. Yarmouth, August 29, 2008. Beloved husband of Eleanor (Kittell) Higgott. Devoted father of Edward Higgott and his wife Rosemary of Norwood, Thomas Higgott and his wife Jaynee of Culver City, CA, Katherine Higgott of Wakefield, J. William Higgott and his wife Lena of Margate, FL and Ann Higgott and her fiance Steven Gullotti of Reading. Cherished grandfather of Will, Sara, Luke, Brandi and Holly Higgott, and Victoria Garrett. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Service…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Hills, Robert S.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Of Westwood, Aug 18th. Beloved husband of Lois (George) and the late Irene L. (Osinski). Father of Robert B. of CA and David F. of Westwood. Grandfather of Matthew Hills, Bo Hart and Nate Hills. Services and interment will be held at a time to be announced. Folsom Funeral Home

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Hoffman Jr., John F.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Of Roslindale, August 29, 2008, suddenly. Beloved husband of Louella (Carnes). Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Retired Boston Police Officer. Complete notice Monday. For directions and guestbook, William J. Gormley Funeral Service (781) 235-4110

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Holmes-Florent, Rose

                                                                                                                                                                                          NEW BEDFORD — Rose (Silvia) Holmes-Florent, 92, of New Bedford, died August 30, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Karl M. Holmes, Jr., and Henry Florent. Born in Taunton, the daughter of the late Joseph F. and Amelis (Noia) Silvia, she lived in New Bedford most of her life. She was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Edward Lamas of New Bedford; 3 daughters, Shirley Sowle and Pearl Stendzis, both of New Bedford and…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Holson, Pauline K.

                                                                                                                                                                                            Of Arlington, August 25. Beloved daughter of the late Alfred & Angela (Lopilato) Holson. Sister of Leslie Kilgore of Lincoln & Aunt of Brenna Kilgore of Lincoln. Services were private. A Memorial Mass to celebrate her life was conducted at St. Eulalia Church in Winchester. Arrangements by DeVito-O'Donnell Funeral Home, ARLINGTON.

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Jezak, Rita E.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Rita E. Jezak Life-long resident of Lowell LOWELL Rita E. (Faticanti) Jezak, 80, died Wednesday, August 27, 2008, at Youville Hospital in Cambridge, MA, of complications from ALS. She was born in Lowell, on February 4,1928, the daughter of the late Adolphe and Pauline (George) Faticanti. Rita attended Lowell schools. She was a familiar face behind the counter at Skip's Restaurant in Chelmsford. Rita enjoyed home making, walking, flower gardening, and bowling. She earned numerous awards and recognitions…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • John P. Masucci

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Johnson, Crystal L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Crystal L. Johnson 1947 - 2008 AGAWAM - Crystal L. (Daigneau) Johnson, 61, of Suffield Street, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Webster, MA, daughter of the late Giles and Lorraine (Gadbois) Daigneau, she was a 1966 graduate of Windsor Connecticut High School. She lived in Agawam for many years. Crystal graduated in 1970 as a Licensed Practical Nurse from the Western Massachusetts Hospital School of Nursing. She then graduated in 1993…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Johnson, Paul

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Paul Johnson, formerly of Billerica Paul Johnson, of Kennebunkport, Maine, formerly of Billerica, suddenly Aug. 26, 2008. Beloved husband of Lynn (Felicani) Johhhhhnson. Loving father of Jennifer and her husband, Jeff Rich of Winchester, and grandfather of Ethan and Sofia. Brother of Barbara Kinney of Bellingham. Funeral from the Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home, 465 Centre St., NEWTON CORNER on Tues., Sept. 2 at 9:30 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady Help of Christians Church,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Joseph Barrett Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Katz, Lillian B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Of Boston, formerly of Brookline on Aug. 29. Loving sister of Jeanette Zaitchik of Reading, Eda Rabinovitz of Winthrop, Marvin Katz of NY, Bernice Jones of Arlington, Jacob Katz of NY and the late Matilda Weisbord, Gilbert Katz, Bertha Levin, and Tamar Schecter. Graveside services at the Jewish Deedholders Cemetery, Fuller Street, Everett, Tuesday Sept. 2 at 11 AM. Memorial observance will be private. Donations in Lillian's memory may be made to the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center, 1200 Centre St, Boston,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Kenneally, Katherine Frances

                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends invited. Visiting hour on Wednesday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. prior to leaving for the church. Memorial donations may sent to Regina Cleri, 60 William Cardinal O'Connell Way, Boston, 02114. Miss Kenneally was a former Secretary at the V.A. Hospital in Jamaica Plain and for Bishop Daniel Heart at the Cardinal Cushing Hospital in Brockton.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Kimball, Harold F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service in Harold's honor will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 12 p.m. at the Goundrey Funeral Home, 42 Main St., Salem, N.H. Burial of ashes will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Salem. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Association, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For directions or to make an online condolence, please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Kowalski, Walter "Killer"

                                                                                                                                                                                                              EVERETT —Pro wrestling pioneer Walter "Killer" Kowalski died early Saturday from the affects of a massive heart attack. He was 81, his wife said. Kowalski died at Whidden Hospital in Everett at 12:45 a.m., 12 days after his family decided to take him off life support. He had been in critical condition in the hospital since his heart attack on Aug. 8, Theresa Kowalski said. "I was right beside him. I put my hand on his chest, I felt his breathing slow down and his heart beat stop," she…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Kowalski, Walter E. "Killer"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Of Malden, formerly of Stoneham, August 30, 2008. Beloved husband of Theresa A. (Ferrioli) Kowalski. Loving brother of Stanley Spulnik of Ottawa, Canada and his late sister Wonda Wojik formerly of Canada. Walter was the uncle of several nieces and nephews. Funeral will be held from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., MALDEN, on Thurs., Sept. 4th at 7:45 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph's Church, 770 Salem St., Malden, at 9AM. Visiting hours will be held in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lamattina, Rose M. (Mignosa)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Of Malden formerly of Medford Aug. 27, 2008. Devoted wife of the late Raffaele LaMattina. Visiting hours Tuesday Sept 2nd 4-8pm. Funeral Wednesday 10am St. Francis Church, Medford. Complete notice to follow. Spadafora Funeral Home, 781-324-8680

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • LeBlanc, Joseph G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. from the Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham followed by a Funeral Mass in Saint Jude Church, 147 Main Street Waltham at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham. Visiting hours Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. For complete obituary, guestbook, and directions please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Leben, Sylvia (Michaelson)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Of CA, formerly of FL & Stoughton, on August 28, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Ira Leben. Devoted mother of Barbara Weidenfeld and her husband Jay of CA, and Marjorie Cummins and her husband Myron of Holliston. Dear grandmother of Lori Cummins and Robert Cummins and his wife Julie. Great grandmother of Gabriella and William Cummins. Graveside services at the Crawford Street Memorial Park Cemetery, 776 Baker St., West Roxbury, on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 1 p.m. Memorial observance will be at the home of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ledoux, Roger

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wednesday morning prior to the funeral from 9:30 to 10:30 AM. LARGE PARKING AREA and BARRIER-FREE ENTRANCE at the rear of funeral home. Donations may be made to Parkinson's Disease Assn., 715 Albany St., Ste. C329, Boston, MA 02118. Online guest book at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Leighton, Timothy J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Timothy J. Leighton, 48, died Thursday, August 28, 2008, at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Boston, son of Edith A. (Mitchell) and Robert Leighton. He leaves his wife, Deborah (Burgess) Leighton, a son, Timothy J. Leighton, a daughter, Lisa M. Leighton, brothers and sisters, Edith Noke of Stoneham, Donald Leighton of Arizona, and Mindi Carpinelli, David Barney, and Lawrence Leighton of Worcester. He also leaves 5 nieces, 2 nephews, and 2 grandnephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Leland, Virginia R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bridgewater Virginia Richmond (Parker) Leland, of Bridgewater, passed away suddenly, at her home, Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at the age of 86. Jinny, as she was so fondly called, was born Nov. 14, 1921. She was the only daughter of Andrew Richmond Parker and Grace Leonard Mann Parker of East Bridgewater. She attended East Bridgewater schools and was a graduate of the House in the Pines in Norton and Pierce Secretarial School in Boston. She was employed at the A.R. Parker Co. as secretary to her father until his…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lena L. Sarno

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Levi, Thomas E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends are kindly invited. U.S. Army WWII Veteran. For online guestbook visit:, MacRae-Tunnicliffes Concord Funeral Home Concord, MA 978/369-3388

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Liberty III, George W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MATTAPOISETT —George W. Liberty of Mattapoisett died unexpectedly Sunday, August 24, 2008. He was the husband of his ORR high school sweetheart Bec A. Zora. George was the son-in-law of Joseph P. Zora and the late Glenna M. (Akins) of Marion. He was a brother-in-law to Joseph P. Zora Jr. and his wife Jane; Pat Harriman and her dear late husband Frankie; Rob Zora and his wife Eileen, all of Marion. He was "George" to all their children. The help and financial gifts from these families made his…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Ligor, Demetre P. "Mickey"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends invited to attend. Late WWII Navy Veteran. Late Pres. and CEO of Applied Measurement Inc. Past Controller of the Albanian Archdiocese. Past Treasurer of St. George Cathedral. Late Professor of Physics at Northeastern University. MIT Class of 1949. Late instructor at William & Mary and the US Naval Academy. Late member of the Albanian American Veterans' Organization. Expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to St. George Cathedral Restoration Fund-Kitchen Restoration, 523 East…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Liguori, Norma

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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. Brother of John Lynch, Julia Beaudoin & the late Florence Eagle. Visiting was Fri., Aug. 29th at the Acton Funeral Home, ACTON. Funeral Services were Sat., Aug. 30th at 10am at the funeral home with burial with military honors following in Mt. Hope Cemetery, W. Acton. Those who wish may make memorial donations to the, , 30 Speen…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Marie L. Kelley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mathis, Evelyn J. (Casagrande)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            In Concord, August 29. Beloved wife of the late Ernest J. Mathis. Sister of the late Rose Anthony of Concord and the late Carl Casagrande of Winchester. Aunt of Arthur J. Anthony of Concord and Judith Kotanchik of Acton. Also survived by 6 great nieces and nephews, and 7 great great nieces and nephews. Funeral Wednesday, September 3 from the Dee Funeral Home, 27 Bedford St., CONCORD CENTER at 11 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in Holy Family Parish, Monument Square, Concord at 12 noon. Interment St.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Matthew Lombard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • McGrady, Dorothy A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • McLaughlin, Eleanor V. (Finos)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8. In lieu of flowers, donations in Eleanor's memory may be made to Dana Farber-Sarcoma Center, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115-6084. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Late President of the Everett Womens' Volleyball League. Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Service 1-877-71-ROCCO

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • McNamara, Denis F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends kindly invited. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in Denis' memory to the charity of your choice. Vietnam Navy War Veteran, recipient of the Purple Heart. Graduate of St. John High School and College of the Holy Cross 1968. Late retired ranger for the National Seashore. For guestbook, . George F. Doherty & Sons Needham781 444 0687

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mello, Stella K.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PROVIDENCE —Stella K. (Klecha) Mello, 90, died Thursday, August 28, 2008, at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of the late Alfred D. Mello. Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Michael and Katarzyna (Fal) Klecha, she lived in this city most of her life. Mrs. Mello worked as a seamstress until her retirement from the textile industry, 50 years ago. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Mello enjoyed gardening, knitting, cooking and loved animals. An especially resourceful woman, she was very proud of her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mennelle, Judith D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Former Worcester, resident, Judith D. Mennelle, 86, of Pine Knoll Village in Lee, NH, died peacefully, at Wentworth Douglass Hospital on Thursday, August 28, 2008. Born on January 25, 1922, Judith lived in Worcester until 2004. She spent many years as a caregiver at Worcester County Hospital and after retirement worked part time as an independent caregiver while raising her two children. She was an active member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church for many years. Judith is survived by her children,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Meyers, Father Frederick J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          NEW BEDFORD —Father Frederick J. Meyers, SS.CC., a member of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, died at Sacred Heart Nursing Home in New Bedford on Saturday, August 30. Fr. Meyers was born on February 13, 1924, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. His parents, Frederick and Frances, as well as his sister Mary Anne, are deceased. His brother Francis lives in Woodbridge, New Jersey. He is also survived by a cousin, Dorothy Pilutkiewicz. Fr. Meyers was a Brother of the Sacred Heart for 20 years…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Michaud, Dorothy B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            88, of Marblehead, died on the 24th of August, 2008, at home surrounded by her loving family, after suffering a series of strokes. She was the wife of the late Commander J. Alex Michaud, and daughter of the late Eudger "Mike" and Marie (Daigle) Michaud. She was born and raised in Salem and lived in Beverly for 32 years, before moving to Marblehead 12 years ago. Dorothy was a graduate of Ste. Chretienne Academy in Salem and Hawthorne Institute Secretarial School. She worked at the Sylvania Plant in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Miller Sr., Frederick W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Frederick W. Miller 1922-2008 MADISON - Frederick W. Miller, SR age 86 of Madison, CT died August 27, 2008 at Middlesex Hospital after a brief illness. Fred, who was born March 1, 1922 in Springfield, MA to the late Robert and Mabel (Wells) Miller, was preceded in death by his beloved wife Virginia (Allen) Miller in 2007. He is survived by his son Rick Miller of Ashville, NC; daughter, Cynthia Stewart of Madison, CT; three grandsons, Jonathan Stewart of Madison, Clint and Matthew Miller both of Ashville,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Miller, Charles Henry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Charles Henry Miller, 90, of Quinebaug, CT, died, Monday, August 25, 2008 at Lanessa Extended Care in Webster. He was born in Amarillo, Texas on March 4, 1918 to Lee Jacobus Miller and Sarah Mabel (Barnes) Miller. His mother died when he was 9 and his father died when he was 13. His Aunt Lucille Gross was appointed as his guardian and he moved to San Francisco with her. He graduated from Galileo High School in San Francisco in 1935 and enlisted in the Navy at age 17. His first duties were on the U.S.S.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Mondano, Edith R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  {M3}CHELSEA Mondano, Edith R., LSCW BOSTON Mondano, Edith R., LSCW {M1}MONDANO, Edith R. (Sherzi) LSCW _of Chelsea, August 25th. Wife of the late Frank S. Mondano. Mother of seven children. An avid art and fashion enthusiast and a devotee of the area's jazz music. Memorial Services for Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Edith Mondano will be announced in the near future. Smith Funeral Home 617-889-1177

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Montgomery, Kathleen D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ASHLAND Kathleen (Kay) D. Montgomery, 91, of Ashland, formerly of Medway, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008. She was the wife of C. Robert Montgomery, who passed in 1999. Kay was involved in many church choirs in which she sang for more than 75 years. She was the treasured mother of Barbara Rogers and Kathie Montgomery. She was the devoted grandmother, Grana, to Stephen Rogers and his wife, Christine, Nancy Polny and her husband, Mark, Jeffrey Rogers and his wife, Jennifer, Susie Montalbano and her husband,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Montuori, Pasquale "Steven"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Pasquale "Steven" Montuori 47, of Shrewsbury, MA, Aug. 28, 2008. He was the son of Domenico and Victoria Vallo Montuori of East Haven, born on Jan. 15, 1961 in Piedimonte Matese, Italy. He immigrated to the United States in 1971 and was a graduate of East Haven High School. Steve decided to start his career in dancing after seeing the movie Saturday Night Fever. He taught & managed for the Fred Astaire Dance Studios and Arthur Murray Dance Studios for many years. In 1988 he relocated to…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Morgan Sr., Charles T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        In Woburn, Aug. 29th. Beloved husband of the late Ann M. (Powers) Morgan. Devoted father of Charles T. Morgan, Jr. and his wife Leilani of Tewksbury and Richard J. Morgan and his wife Patricia of Woburn. Dear brother of the late Richard, Jr., Ronald, and Paul Morgan, Dorothy Spaulding, Loretta Walsh, and Margaret Crosby. Loving grandfather of John, Charles, Joanne, Michael, James, Sean, and Stephanie. Also survived by 8 great-grandchildren, 2 nephews, Richard and Timothy Walsh, both of Woburn, and his dear…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Morton F. Caswell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          In Fall River, August 27, 2008 Morton F. Caswell died at the age of 86 after a period of failing health. He was the former husband of Olga Caswell of Cumberland, RI. and husband of the late Dorothy (Harris) Caswell. Morton was born in Raynham to his late parents George & Violet (Louns bury) Caswell. Morton resided in Fall River and previously lived in Cumberland, R.I. & Norton. He was educated in Taunton schools and graduated from Taunton High School Class of 1940. Morton was involved in the Boy…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mosman, Dorothy I. (Emerson)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dorothy I. (Emerson) Mosman, age 88, of 143 Summer Street, died Thursday, August 28, 2008, at UMASS Memorial Health Care - University Campus, Worcester, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Her husband, Russell M. Mosman, age 83, of 143 Summer Street, died Friday, August 29, 2008, at UMASS Memorial Health Care - University Campus, Worcester, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Russ and Dot were married for 65 years and together are survived by their children, Russell E. Mosman…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mullen, Matthew J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Life Celebration Service in Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY Tuesday at 9:15 AM. Funeral Mass in Saint Ann's Church, Wollaston at 10 AM. Visiting hours Monday, 4-8 PM. Burial in Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Matthew J. Mullen may be made to St. Francis House, 39 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116. Call 1-800-Keohane or see, for directions & online condolences.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Munroe, John A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Murdock, Annis Blanche Crandall

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  92, passed away on Sunday, August 24, 2008. Annis was born August 2, 1916 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the daughter of Arthur Thomas Crandall and Ivy Clyde Evans of Tooele, Utah. Annis graduated with honors from Tooele High School and attended the University of Utah, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. Annis married William O. Murdock of Beaver, Utah, son of United States Senator Abe Murdock, on October 17, 1936 in Salt Lake City, Utah. They were later sealed in the LDS Salt Lake Temple.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Murphy, Eugene T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends respectfully invited. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery. WWII Army Vet. Longtime member of the Knights of Columbus, McKeon Post, Castle Island Assoc., and Holy Name Society of St. Brendan's Church, where he was also an usher. Former owner of Cambridge Imported Auto Body. For directions and messages of condolence, please visit:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Murray, Evelyn M. (D'Eon)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Of Center Conway, NH, formerly of North Reading, Aug, 27, 2008, age 85. Devoted wife of 61 years to Paul V. Murray. Most loved mother of Joseph Murray of Edisto Beach, SC, Margaret Murray-Caterina of Cambridge, Paula Frew and her husband Jack of North Reading, James and his wife Helen of Marshfield, Thomas and his wife Rosemary of Revere, Rose McCann and her husband James of Manchester, NH, Nelson Murray of North Reading, Cherished grandmother of 17. Beloved sister-in-law of Joseph Bonivere. She is also…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Murray, Kathleen (Niemela)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Of Maynard, August 29, 2008. Beloved wife of Roger Murray. Mother of Lisa Murray of Acton, Stuart Murray and wife Christina of Littleton, and Keith Murray and wife Aimee of Chelmsford; grandmother of five; great-grandmother of one and cousin of Louise Thibault of Ashby. Funeral 11:00 AM Wednesday, Sept. 3 in The Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home, 42 Concord St., MAYNARD. Visiting hours 4-7 PM Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Nee, Michael M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Brockton Michael M. Nee,of Brockton, died Aug. 30, at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital, while surrounded by his loving family. He was age 78. Loving husband of Eileen P. (Curran) Nee of Brockton; devoted father of Colleen M. and her husband Scott A. Fournier of East Bridgewater, Michelle and her husband Brian Farrar of Brockton, Matthew M. Nee of Florida, James Nee and his wife Jennifer of East Bridgewater, Edward C. Nee of Brockton, and the late Michael Nee; proud grandfather of Katyann, Brianna,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • O'Brien, Frances J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends kindly invited. Visiting hour in the Brown-Flaherty Funeral Home, 261 Washington St., SOMERVILLE, one hour prior to the Funeral Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations in Frances' memory may be made to Smile Train, 41 Madison Avenue, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10010. Interment will be private.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • O'Grady, Anna M. (Giuliani)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Of Watertown August 27, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Harold O'Grady. Anna is survived by many nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday Sept. 2, 2008 at 2:00 in Newton Cemetery. Nardone Funeral Home 617-924-1113

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • O'Neil Sr., Stephen J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friend invited. WWII U.S. Navy Veteran. Late member of Knights of Columbus Council #5292, Bedford.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Olander, Helen T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Helen T. Olander EASTHAMPTON- Helen T. Olander, age 85 of Easthampton, passed away at Hampshire Care in Leeds on 8-26-2008. She leaves behind three sons and their respective wives: Raymond and Arabella of Monson, William and Deborah of Florence, and Thomas and Janet of Greenfield as well as eight grandchildren: William S of Monson, Mary Elizabeth and Richard Olander-Schilk of Fullerton CA., SSGT Timothy and Jamie of Sturbridge, MA, and Sgt. Joseph and Maria of China Lake CA., William E and Alyson of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Olson, Mildred D. (Beck)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  A memorial service for Mildred D. (Beck) Olson will be held on Friday, September 5th at 11 AM in the Britton-Wallace Funeral Home, 91 Central Street, Auburn. Mrs. Olson died July 12th. For directions or to leave a message of sympathy for the family, please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Onion Jr., Edward F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Aug. 30, of Bridgewater and formerly of Walpole, died unrepentantly at the Medical Center VA Healthcare in West Roxbury, he was age 88. Devoted husband of Tina (Richardi) Onion of Bridgewater. Loving father of Gail O. Onion of Oakland, CA and Edward F. Onion III of Mansfield. Proud grandfather of Edward Fisher of Virginia and two great-grandchildren. Late brother of Ruth Hilton. Funeral Services Private. U.S. Airforce WWII Veteran. Donations in Edward's memory may be sent the VA Healthcare of Brockton,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Palladino, Ferdinando

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Of Tewksbury, August 28, 2008. Beloved husband of Corrine Aguilar Palladino. Loving father of Jennifer Palladino, Fred-Anthony Palladino and his wife Christine. Step-father of Jenne Beaudin. Beloved son of Angelina Palladino and the late Ciriaco Palladino. Brother of Angelica Schena and her husband Carmine. Loving grandfather of Alanna, Nathan, Alexa and Gianna. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. There will be a private tribute at a later date. For online guestbook, please go…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pease-Olson, Joan T. "Jenney"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        80, of Venice, Florida, formerly of Sherborn and Hopedale, MA, died on Tuesday August 26, 2008. Born in Natick, MA on March 22, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Michelina (Lentini) and Anthony Parrinello. Past President of the Greater Worcester Board of Realtors where she was also Realtor of the year, she served as President of the Marketing Institute of the Greater Boston Board of Realtors, where she held numerous positions during her 30 years as a member. She served on the MA Association of Realtors…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Peck, Myrtle K.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          FALMOUTH —Myrtle Kay Peck of Falmouth, died after a brief illness on Friday, August 29, 2008, at Harborside in Falmouth. She was 88. Myrtle was born in Providence, RI, she graduated from New Bedford High School and later graduated from St. Luke's Hospital of Nursing. She lived in Falmouth for the past 65 years. Myrtle worked for many years as a Registered Nurse for Dr. Tripp in Falmouth and in private nursing care. She was a member of Saint Barnabas in Falmouth and she loved children of all ages.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Picchi, Fosco J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fosco J. Picchi CORNISH, Maine Fosco J. Picchi, born Jan. 15, 1936, near Florence, Italy, immigrated to the United States in 1946 at the age of 10. He graduated from Brookline High School in 1955. Fosco married Ann Sidelinger in 1957, graduated from Mass. College of Art in 1959, and went on to achieve his master's degree from Cranbrook Academy. While he always considered himself an artist, his primary vocation was as an educator. Settling into teaching high school in Holliston, he rose to direct the art…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pihl, Annette M. (McGonagle)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8. Services will conclude with burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers the family request donations may be sent in Annette's name to the St. Jude Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105. For directions, obituary and guest book Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781-396-9200 Medford-Woburn-Wilmington

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pina, Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SOUTH DARTMOUTH —Joseph Pina, 54, of Smith Neck Road, South Dartmouth, died Wednesday at the New Bedford Rehabilitation Hospital. He was born in Worcester, Ma., a son of Aurora Pina. He has lived in the New Bedford area since 1986 coming from Taunton, MA. He was a residential and day participant of the Lifestream Impact Program. His funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10:00am in the Donaghy-Hathaway Funeral Home, 465 County Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Burial will follow in Rural Cemetery.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Plunkett, Doris O. (Maine)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  & friends are invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Retired secretary for The Somerville School Dept. For obituary, directions or to send a condolence, visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Porter, Lela F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    HYANNIS —Lela F. Porter, 83, died peacefully at the Kent Hospital, Warwick, RI, Aug. 29, 2008. She was the wife of George W. Porter, and the mother of the late Carol R. Porter. She is survived by her husband of sixty-one years; two daughters, Gail Porter of RI, and Anne and Chris Rhoda of California; two grandchildren; and a nephew. She was born in New Bedford to Millie Gould and Alec Winograd. She was educated at Wellesley College and later earned a masters degree from Harvard University. Lela was always…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Putnam, Stanton Wesley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Of Boston, a 12th generation member of the Putnam family who were among the earliest settlers of Sutton, Massachusetts, died with dignity on Wednesday, August 27, 2008. Born the first child of the late Stanton Darling Putnam and Doris N. Keith Putnam of Douglas, Massachusetts, he celebrated his 80th birthday on Tuesday, August 26th. Mr. Putnam grew up in 0ld Douglas in the former parsonage of the Douglas Congregational Church where he was baptized and confirmed and was an active member for many years. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Quaglieri, Arthur Luigi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Wed. Sept. 3, 4-8 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Donations in memory of Arthur may be made to the Parkinson Disease Foundation) 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509 NY, NY, 10018. Please visit, for condolences. Gillooy Funeral Home Norwood, 781-762-0174

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Quirk, George W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends invited. Visiting hours Mon. 2-6 P.M. Interment St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Weymouth. Donations may be made in George's memory to Old Colony Hospice, 1 Credit Union Way, Randolph MA 02368.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • ROBERT E. NOLETTE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            GARDNER — Robert E. Nolette, Jr., 57, of 118 Sherman St., Gardner, died unexpectedly Tuesday, August 26, 2008 in UMASS Memorial Medical Center, University Campus in Worcester. Robert, son of the late Robert E.  Sign In To Read Full Story

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Raspberry, Thelma (Davis)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Aug. 25, 2008. Loving mother of Michelle Raspberry and Beatrice D. Raspberry and her son-in-law Robert D. Clemons and her lifemate Albert Pless. Also survived by 6 grands, 5 great grands, and a host of other loving relatives and her Holy Temple Family and friends. Service on Tues. Sept. 2, 2008 at Holy Temple, 14 Lambert Ave., Dorchester. Viewing 11 am. Service 12 noon. Arrangements by JB Johnson Funeral Home of Roxbury, MA.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Riccio, Gerard D. "Jerry"

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Richard, Gladys M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Gladys M. Richard of Leominster, active at St. Cecilia's; 86 LEOMINSTER Gladys M. (Herrell) Richard, 86, of Leominster, died Saturday, August 30, 2008, at home. She was born in Rogersville, New Brunswick, Canada on October 17, 1921, the daughter of the late William and the late Elodie (LeBlanc) Herrell. She was a member of St. Cecilia's Church, the Carmelites, and St. Cecilia's Church Prayer Group. She loved to cook and feed people. She leaves three daughters, Phyllis Richard of Moncton, New…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Richardson, Elaine E. (Reilly)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Of Wareham, formerly of Winthrop, August 28, 2008, mother of Cathleen Smith of Lakeville, MN, Rhonda Leyden of Plymouth, James of Winthrop, and Theodore of South Boston, sister of Richard J. Reilly of Dartmouth and Jacqueline Rush of FL. Also survived by five grandchildren, a great-granddaughter, and nieces and nephews. A private family service will be held. Visiting hours are omitted. For online obituary and condolence book, please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Riseman, Russell Eric

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Age 47, of Freeport, ME, died on Friday, August 29, 2008. He was diagnosed with stage four esophageal cancer more than one year ago, and to the end he fought with great dignity, and the determination of a warrior. The cherished son of David and Arlene (Adler) Riseman of East Walpole, formerly of Waban and Randolph, MA. Russey leaves his incredible wife A.J. (Reedy) and two beautiful young daughters, Sydney and Isabella, to whom he dedicated the depth of his love. He leaves his brothers, Aaron and his wife…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Robert Denham Sr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Robert E. Doherty

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Roberts, Harold S. "Babe"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            86, of Bedford and formerly of Reading, August 29, 2008, at age 86. Beloved husband of Barbara M. (Tuney) Roberts. Loving father of sons, Carl Roberts of CT and Allen Roberts of West Bridgewater. Daughters, Cynthia Cokorogianis of FL.; Diane Vaciliou of Middleton; Sharon Roberts and Kay Bite of Newburyport and Pamela LaCross of NY. Brother of Leslie Roberts of Manchester, NH and Donald Roberts of Costa Rica. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Harold was a WWII, AX POW Korean and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rodman, Warren S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Warren S. Rodman of Fitchburg, Navy vet; 59 FITCHBURG Warren Sidney Rodman, 59, of Fitchburg, died unexpectedly Wednesday, August 27, at home. Warren is survived by his parents, Burton and Caroline (Parker) Rodman of Seminole, FL.; his wife, Patricia A. (Roland) Rodman and his beloved friend, Shari Carpenter, both of Houston, Texas; his brother, Ronald Rodman of Florida; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Michael J. and Mary M. Roland of Fitchburg; his step-daughters, Tammy Ouellette and Margaret…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Romboli, Dolores L. "Pudgie" (Spada)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-9. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mrs. Romboli's name may be made to The, , 9 Riverside Rd., Weston, MA 02493. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Service 1-877-71-ROCCO

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Rummler, Mary G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, Aug. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at Mary Queen of Peace Church, Salem, N.H. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Salem. Calling hours will be held Sunday, Aug. 24 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St, Salem, N.H. Memorial contributions may be made to Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack St, Bldg. 9, Lawrence, MA 01843. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • STELLA M. CORMIER

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  LARGO, FLA — Stella M. Cormier passed away August 28, 2008 unexpectedly at the home of her daughter Tina Goodrich of heart complications. Born September 22, 1926 in Gardner, Mass., she was the daughter of Adelar and Anna (LeBlanc) Cormier.  Sign In To Read Full Story

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sacramone, Robert L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Robert L. Sacramone of Leominster Robert L. Sacramone, 74, of Leominster, died Saturday, August 30, 2008, in Veterans Homestead Hospice, 69 High Street, Fitchburg, MA. Wright-Roy Funeral Home, 109 West Street, Leominster, MA, directing arrangements which are incomplete at this time.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Saffie, Stephen M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Stephen M. Saffie of Haverhill, avid sports fan; 54 HAVERHILL Stephen M. Saffie, 54, of Haverhill, died Wednesday, August 27, 2008, at Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill, MA. Born and educated in Methuen, he was employed with Market Basket and also Rockingham Park. He was a member of St. Anthony's Maronite Church in Lawrence, MA. He was an avid sports fan which included Methuen High School Football especially the Thanksgiving rivalry between Methuen and Dracut. He enjoyed the Boston Red Sox, New…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Slavit, William J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ARRANGEMENTS: Friends and family are respectfully invited to call on Tuesday, 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 Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church, Lincoln Ave., Haverhill. Burial will follow at Linwood Cemetery Haverhill.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sliwowsky, Stanley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Smith, Frank W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral service will be offered on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Conte Funeral Home, 17 Third St. North Andover. The family will receive relatives and friends on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Frank's name may be made to the M.S.P.C.A., 400 Broadway Methuen MA 01844. For directions or to offer online condolence please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Smith, Peter W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Peter W. Smith of Concord, served in two wars; 85 CONCORD Peter W. Smith, 85, a longtime resident of Concord (MA), passed away at Carleton-Willard Village in Bedford (MA), on Saturday, August 23, 2008, after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Lucile (Edson) Smith, who died on June 17, 2008. The son of Stanley S. and Elizabeth (Young) Smith, Mr. Smith was born in Syracuse (NY), on May 19, 1923, and raised in the nearby town of Camillus. He earned a degree in chemical engineering from R.P.I., an…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • St. Onge Jr., Andrew E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Andrew E. St. Onge, Jr.; 50 City of Lowell Event Coordinator LOWELL Andrew E. St. Onge, Jr., age 50, a lifelong resident of Lowell, the City's longtime Event- Coordinator, died very unexpectedly late on Thursday, August 28, 2008, at his home. He was the beloved son of Mrs. Cecile (Briere) St. Onge and the late Andrew E. St. Onge, Sr., who died in 1982 of Lowell, and the beloved longtime companion, Rachael Garneau. He was born in Lowell, on March 18, 1958. He attended St. Louis Elementary and graduated…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Susan M. Harmon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Symonowicz, Doris B. (Dube)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Doris B. (Dube) Symonowicz, 80, of Pine Street, died Friday, Aug. 29 in Quaboag on the Common Nursing Home in West Brookfield after a long illness. Her husband, Alfred M. Symonowicz, died in 2007. She leaves a son, Alan M. and his wife Maureen Symonowicz of Leicester; two daughters, Michele M. Houston of San Diego, CA and Diane D. and her husband William T.Griffin of New Braintree; four grandchildren, Alison Symonowicz, Charles J. Houston, IV, William T. Griffin, III and Whitney A. Griffin and several…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Tonks, Roberta J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and Family are invited for a celebration of life with refreshments at The Radisson in Chelmsford on Monday, September 1st from 1-4 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The American Cancer Society , Kidney or Liver Foundation, American Heart Society, Alzheimer's or Parkinson's Organizations.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Topham, Mary P.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tougas, Francis H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Francis H. Tougas 1928 - 2008 West Springfield Francis H. Tougas, 80, peacefully went to heaven surrounded by his family whom he deeply loved Thursday, August 28, 2008. He grew up in Newport, RI, graduated from De Lassalle Academy, attended Stonehill College and served in the U. S. Air Force. He worked at American General as a marketing manager for 32 yrs. In addition, he was President of the Connecticut Insurance Field Assoc. and President of the Western Mass Ins. Assoc. He was a communicant of St. Thomas…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Waugh, Ecla W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            East Bridgewater Ecla W. (Getchell) Waugh, 83 years, of East Bridgewater, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at Blue Hills Alzheimers Care Center in Stoughton. She was the wife of the late Lewis A. Waugh Sr. Ecla was born, raised and educated in Winterport, Maine, daughter of the late Harold and Edna (Pooler) Getchell. She had been a resident of East Bridgewater for over 30 years and retired in 1995 from the New England Art Company in Abington. She enjoyed knitting, gardening and traveling with her husband, but…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • White, Edward

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Edward White of Andover Edward White, of Andover, on Friday, August 29, 2008. Devoted husband of Lois (Macht) and the late Sylvia (Steigman). Beloved father of Glenn & Sheila White of Chestnut Hill, Ann & Kent Greenawalt of Wayland, Alan & Heidi White of Tiburon, CA, and Samuel White of Boston. Cherished grandfather of Max, Lauren & Sydney White, Caleb, Jonah & Isaac Greenawalt, Kiira & Evan White. Also survived by Lois's children, Melinda & Michael Macht-Greenberg, Joshua…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • William Waxman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wrestling pioneer Kowalski dead at 81

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Yaney, R. Evelyn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Whitman R. Evelyn (Wales) Yaney, 97, a lifelong resident of Whitman, and an 11th generation descendent from the Mayflower, died Wednesday, Aug. 27. She was the wife of the late John P. Yaney. Born in Whitman, she was a daughter of the late Alfred B. and Jennie M. (Tower) Wales. Her heritage, however, traces back on both sides of her family tree and to two original Mayflower families that of Henry Samson and Edward Doty. Evelyn was raised in Whitman and was one of the last living graduates of the Whitman…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Zanni, Mary D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends may call on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Sept 3, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, 29 Barker St., Lawrence.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Baby Boy and Baby Girl Hammond

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Carter, Rupert A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Celebration of life for Rose Quinton

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Cheryl Ann LeBlanc, 43

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Comet, Carl

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Elda M. Grilli

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • George E. Letendre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Gerald S. Ogan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Gertrude Agostini

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Helen Olander, 85, loved to knit and crochet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Helen T. Olander Helen T. Olander, age 85 of Easthampton, passed away at Hampshire Care in Leeds on 8-26-2008.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Hilda Martin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Infant twins Hammond

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Irene F. Demarais

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Jankowski, Walter Z.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Judith Moran, manager at Big E's Foodland

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Katharine Knapp, 94, Applewood resident

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Kathleen T. Leonard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Knott, Roger L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Margaret Bates, loved cuisine, Pats and Sox

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Margaret M. Bates

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Margaret T. Bresten

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Maria P. Amarello

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • No comments: