Friday, September 19, 2008

Massachusetts Obituaries 09/19/08

A. Ahlborg EAST BRIDGEWATER Paul A. Ahlborg, age 64 years, passed away
suddenly, at home in East Bridgewater, Wednesday. He was the husband of
39 years of Nancy M. (Riordan) Ahlborg of East Bridgewater. Born in
Brockton, he was a son of the late Arnold W. and Doris (Atwood)
Ahlborg. He was a graduate of West Bridgewater High School and had been
a resident of East Bridgewater since 1970. Paul was employed with the
Plymouth County Sheriffs Department, from which he retired. He was a
member of the U.S.…

Her funeral service will be celebrated in the Chapel at West Parish
Cemetery, Reservation Road, Andover, Saturday, Sept. 20, at 10 a.m.
Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Calling hours
will be held in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main St.,
Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. Burial will be in West Parish Cemetery,
Andover. For additional information, please visit
Max J. Esq. OfBrookline,September 15, 2008. Beloved husband of Dr.
Harriet Allen (Herbits). Father of Peter A. Esq. and Rev. Richard both
of Brookline. Also survived by loving nieces & nephews. Funeral
from The McNamara Funeral Home 460 Washington St. (At Lake St.)
BRIGHTON Monday at 9:00 AM. Funeral Mass in St. lgnatius Church, 28
Commonwealth Ave., Chestnut Hill at 10 AM. Visiting hours Sunday 2 thru
4 PM. Interment V.A. National Cemetery Bourne, MA at 1 PM. Donations to
The Burke Center for…
friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday 4-8PM. Interment Forest Hills
Cemetery, Roslindale. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in
Agnes' memory to St. Joseph's Manor, 213 Thatcher Street, Brockton, MA
R.I. —Gladys (Hall) Barclay passed away on Sept. 18, 2008. She was the
wife of the late George Barclay. Her survivors include her daughter
Linda J. Visco and her husband, Louie; and one of her eight
grandchildren, Peter Starvaggi, of Yarmouthport. Funeral service will
be at Norwood Baptist Church, 48 Budlong Ave., in Warwick, on Saturday
at 11 a.m. Calling hours at the Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home, 659 East
Greenwich Ave., West Warwick, on Friday, from 4 to 8 p.m. A private
burial will be held on…
Lillian M. (Waterman) Barrett-Graziano. Died September 17, 2008
surrounded by her family at the South Shore Hospital. She was 74 years
old. Born in Boston, she was raised and educated in West Roxbury before
moving to Weymouth 40 years ago. Lillian was an operator for many years
at the former New England Telephone Co. She most enjoyed spending time
with her grandchildren. Wife of the late Joseph M. Barrett and John
"Rocky" Graziano. Loving mother of Terry Barrett of AZ, Joseph M.
F. Bates 1947-2008 WESTFIELD - Gordon F. Bates, 60, died Wednesday,
September 17th 2008 in Brigham and Woman's Hospital in Boston. He was
born in Westfield on Nov 5, 1947 to Clarence F. and Elia (Dalesandro)
Bates. Gordon grew up in Huntington and attended local schools there.
Gordon was a machinist at Westfield Gage for many years and most
recently J&EPrecision in Southampton. Gordon was also a wedding
photographer for the past 25 years and was an avid hunter and
fisherman. Gordon was the…
C. Bernard 1919-2008 CAPE CORAL, FL - Eva C. Bernard, 89 passed away
Saturday. She was born May 17, 1919 in Massachu-setts and was a snow
bird to Florida for 20 years and then came to Cape Coral 4 years ago
where she resided with her son & daughter-in-law. She retired from
Hi-G in Connecticut. Eva worked at H&RBlock for many years &
was a volunteer at the local library preparing taxes up to a couple of
years ago. Eva was a member of the New Residents Club & had many
wonderful friends…
P. Bolton 1921 - 2008 KATTSKILL BAY, NY - Frank P. Bolton, 87, of
Oakley Way, died Monday Sept. 15, 2008 in Phoenix, Ariz. Survivors
include one daughter, Mary Frances Bolton of Phoenix, Ariz.; one son,
Michael W. Bolton, and his wife, Marie of Belchertown, Mass. A Funeral
Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at Sacred
Heart Roman Catholic Church, 50 Mohican St., Lake George, with the Rev.
Thomas F. Berardi, pastor, officiating. A Rite of Committal will follow
at St.…
Leona (Topjian), and friends are kindly Invited to attend . Visiting
hours at the Aram Bedrosian Funeral Home 558 Mount Auburn Street
WATERTOWN on Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial
gifts may be made to the above named Church or the Winchester Community
Music School, 407 Highland Ave.,Winchester, MA 01890-4050. Interment at
Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester.
R. Burke Billerica Athletic Hall of Famer, 1996; 87 BILLERICA Dorothy
R. (Ward) Burke, age 87, died Wednesday, at the Radius Northwood
Healthcare Center, after a period of declining health. She was the wife
of the late Joseph M. Burke Jr. a retired Billerica Police Lieutenant.
She was born in N. Billerica, January 20, 1921, daughter of the late
John H. and Anna V. (Coffey) Ward, and lived in Billerica all of her
life. Mrs. Burke was a graduate of Howe High School in Billerica class
of 1940 and was a…
Marguerite (Callahan) of Wellesley Sept. 10, at the age of 95. Beloved
wife of the late John E. Burke. Dear mother of John Burke Jr., &
his wife Maryellen of West Hills Ca., William Burke of Wellesley,
Eileen, & friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass in St.
Paul's Church Wellesley Monday at 9AM. Visiting hours in the John
Everett & Sons Funeral Home 4 Park St., (at Natick Common) NATICK,
Sunday 3PM to 7PM. Interment St. Patrick Cemetery Natick. For
directions, guestbook &…
F. Burns, Jr. PALMER - Hugh F. Burns, Jr., of the Bondsville section of
Palmer, died Thursday, September 18 at Baystate Medical Center with his
family by his side. Born in Worcester on July 4, 1939, he was the son
of the late Hugh and Theresa (Lagranade) Burns, Sr. He resided in
Worcester before relocating to Palmer in 1975. He will be sadly missed
by his wife of fifty years, Joan F. (Gardner), his three sons, Paul
Burns, Christopher Burns and his wife Mandie of Palmer, Stephen Burns
and his wife…
Teresa H (Donlan) Of West Newton, September 17, 2008. Beloved wife of
the late Edward H Cameron. Funeral from the Henry J Burke & Sons
Funeral Home, 56 Washington St. (Rte 16) Wellesley Hills, Monday,
September 22 at 11:00 A.M, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St
Bernard's Church, West Newton at 12:00 noon. Visiting hours Sunday from
3:00 - 7:00 P.M. Complete notice in Saturday's paper.
Alice M. (Liponis) Carabatsos, 78, died at Caritas Good Samaritan
Medical Center, in Brockton, Thursday, Sept. 18, after a period of
failing health. She was the wife of the late Chris J. Carabatsos. Born
in Allston, she was a graduate of Brockton High School, Class of 1947.
She was a resident of Stoughton since 1950. Mrs. Carabatsos was the
office manager for Dr. Carriere and Dr. Mulcahy in Stoughton for 18
years, before helping her son, John, with his dental practice in
Brockton for 10 years. She…
B. Ricketts passed away at her daughter's home in Aptos, CA September
15, 2008. She is survived by her companion of 30 years, Arthur House of
Big River, CA, two sons, Philip and Greg Ricketts of Big Bear, CA, to
daughters, Lisa Zimmerman of Aptos and Linda McOmber of Reseda, CA, her
brother Chris Roe of Taunton, MA, sister, Sharon Baysinger of Ft.
Meyers, FL, and her 7 grand children. She is preceded in death by her
younger sister, Donna Bolle. A native of Dighton, MA, she graduated
from Taunton…
K. Carrington 1922 - 2008 CLARKSVILLE, IN - Elmer K. Carrington, 86,
Palmyra, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008, at Wedgewood Healthcare Center in
Clarksville, IN. Born Feb. 1, 1922, in Springfield, Mass., he was the
son of the late Ernest and Goldie Chapman Carrington. He was a Navy
veteran of World War II, a retired sheet metal worker and plumber, and
a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union and Highland Baptist Church
near Georgetown. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his
first wife, the…
Charles M. MacLeod, of Taunton, died Monday, August 25 in the V.A. Med
ical Center, Brockton, following a lengthy illness. He was the husband
of Patricia Ann (Frawley) MacLeod for 39 years. He was born 60 years
ago in Boston, the son of the late Basil and Olga (Madsen) MacLeod. He
was educated in Boston, was a graduate of Stonehill College in Easton,
and had been a Taunton resident for 31 years. He was employed as
Personnel Director for the Burtman Iron Works in Hyde Park for 5 years.
He was previously…
F. Collins 1920-2008 HOLYOKE - Francis F. "Frank" Collins, 87, of
Pinehurst N.C., formerly of Holyoke, died March 14, 2008 in North
Carolina. He is survived by his wife, Helen (O'Brien) Collins, four
children: Dr. F. Farrell Collins Jr., Mary Kay Davignon, Timothy F.
Collins, and Ann Crochiere, six grandchildren, and several great
grandchildren. A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday morning at 11:00
in Holy Cross Church in Holyoke. Burial will be private. There are no
calling hours.…
Doris E. (Fraser) 79, of Brighton, died at home after fighting
pancreatic cancer on Sept. 17th, 2008. She was the loving wife of the
late Anthony R. Collucci. Loving, fun, nurturing and practical mom to
Janice M. Collucci of Maine and mother-in-law to Susan J Grindle and
the late Anthony R. Collucci, Jr. Caring sister to Edna Daigle of NH,
Marie Daigle of Salem, the late Ervin Fraser of Hamilton and
sister-in-law Doris Fraser of Hamilton. Doris was survived by many
loved nieces, nephews, cousins,…
friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday 2-6 pm. In lieu of flowers
donations may be made to, , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For
online condolences visit
H. Comtois 1936-2008 CHICOPEE - Eugene H. Comtois, 72, died on Tuesday
September 16, 2008. All services are private. Brunelle Funeral Home is
in charge.,
Funeral from the Diaz-Healy Funeral Home, Inc., 107 South Broadway,
opposite St. Patrick Church, South Lawrence. At the request of the
family, there will be no visiting hours. There will be a bible based
memorial talk given by an elder of the congregation, today, Friday,
Sept. 19, 2008 at 7 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 122
Jackson St., Methuen, MA 01844. Those in need of assistance to attend
this evening's services may call Manny F. Diaz at Tel 978-685-5732 to
make an…

Warren L. Of Manchester, NH, Sept. 16, 2008, at age 43. Loving son of
Fat Git Dell and Wai Sin Szeto of Londonderry, NH. Devoted brother of
William Dell and his wife Rose Chung-Dell of Brighton. A traditional
Chinese Service will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 23 ,2008 at 11:30 AM.
Procession leaving at 1 PM) at Wing Fook Funeral Home, 13 Gerard St.,
BOSTON, MA. For directions:, . Interment will be at Forest Hills
Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Make-A-Wish
Foundation NH in…
friends may call at the funeral home 9am thru 11 am. Interment
Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. Beverly was a member of the
Southridge Women's Club, Soutbridge Hospital Auxilary, North Shore
Organ. Society, Treasure for both Highland Manor and Cedar Glen Social
Club. Beverly also served as Administative Assistant at Puritan Lawn
Memorial Park for Twenty-one years., Cota Funeral Home 978-664-4340
Ruth A. (Cummings), age 93. In New London, NH on Sept. 17, 2008.
Formerly of Nahant, MA. Her husband of 55 years, Dr. Joseph A.
DiClerico, died in 1994. Survived by two sons, Joseph A. DiClerico, Jr.
of New London, NH and Robert E. DiClerico of Morgantown, WV and
Martha's Vineyard, MA; a granddaughter, Devon Thomson DiClerico; two
nieces, Sister Patricia O'Malley and Virginia Ann Barberi, and several
grandnieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on
Monday, Sept. 22,…
A. Fabbri 1946-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Patricia Ann (Milanese) Fabbri 61,
Ascended into the Journey of Ever-lasting Life, September 17, 2008, her
family at her side, from the University of Massachusetts Medical
Center, Worcester following her courageous battle with leukemia. She
was the devoted wife, of 22 years, to Alfred Joseph Fabbri Jr. Patricia
was born in Springfield, December 18,1946 a beloved daughter, of Ruby
(Pease) Milanese of West Springfield and the late Edward J. Milanese.
She grew up in…
James N. Fay age 81, died September, 16, 2008 following a long illness.
Born and raised in Winthrop, he had lived in Roslindale before moving
to Weymouth in 1978. Jim retired in 1991 after over 40 years as an
equipment installer with the former New England Telephone. Late member
I.B.E.W. Local #2222. Beloved husband of Theresa (Scrima) Fay. Father
of John Fay of Medford and Suzanne F. Garwood of Arlington,VA. Brother
of Mary Trant of FL, Sally Sarkisian of CA, Alice Nasife of CA and the
late John…
Florence R. (Spivak), age 94, of Natick, formerly of Newton and
Cleveland, OH, died on Sunday, September 7, 2008. Beloved wife of the
late Philip Fishman. Adored mother of Harriet J. Fishman of Ashland and
the late Barbara Dworkin and the late Mark Fishman. Devoted
mother-in-law of Nathan Goldstein and Earl Dworkin. Loving grandmother
of Jessica Fishman, Stefanie Dworkin, Jimmy & Kristy Dworkin and
great-grandmother of Lyndsey Dworkin and Philip Dworkin, and surviving
sister, Honey Marks of FL.…
Joseph C. Entered Into Rest, September 18, of Peabody. Beloved husband
of Rita (Birnbaum) Flicop. Devoted father of Gaynor and her husband
Robert Kohn of Methuen, Susan Flicop and her husband Christopher Hill
of Chestnut Hill. Loving brother of Manuel Flicop of Chestnut Hill.
Cherished grandfather of Michael Abelson, Sophie, Althea, and Lucy
Hill. Services at the Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin
St., SALEM-SWAMPSCOTT line on Sunday, Sept. 21 at 10 AM. Interment will
follow in Maple Hill…
A. Fruzzetti ROCKLAND Gail A. Fruzzetti, 63, died on September 18, 2008
at the South Shore Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rockland. She
was born in Quincy, daughter of the late Ernest and Anna (Brault)
Fruzzetti and was raised and educated in Abington. She was a member of
the Class of 1963 at Abington High School and had been a longtime
resident of the town. She is survived by a daughter, Lisa A. Buckley of
Rockland and a son, Steven D. Fruzzetti of Milton. Gail was the sister
of Donald P.…
Goldberg 1922-2008 OCALA, FL - Ida (Feldman) Goldberg, 86, died
Wednesday at the Life Care Center of Ocala. She was a lifelong resident
of Springfield, before moving to Florida twenty years ago. Ida was a
member of the Jewish Nursing Home, a life member of Hadassah, and Beth
El Temple. She was predeceased by her husband Bernard Goldberg. Ida is
survived by her children Robert (Margie) Goldberg and Barbara Gravelle,
her seven grandchildren Ben (Jen), Stephen (Kim), David (Emilee),
Edward, William,…
Mary T. (Dunning) Hogan, of Milton, formerly of Jamaica Plain and
Dorchester, September 18, 2008. Beloved wife of the late James J.
Hogan. Loving father of Francis Hogan of Milton, Agnes Donovan and her
husband John of Newbury, James Hogan, Jr. and his wife Patricia of Lynn
and Eileen Hogan of Weymouth. Devoted sister of the late Catherine
Brown, John, James and Edward Dunning. Also survived by several nieces
and nephews. Funeral from the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home, 10 Tower
St. (Opp. Forest…
D. Howard formerly of Lowell, Navy vet, WWII; 84 ATTLEBORO Pauline D.
(Adams) Howard, 84, of Attleboro, formerly of the Highlands section of
Lowell, died Thursday September 18, 2008, at a local nursing home. She
was the wife of the late Charles R. Howard. Born in Lowell on June 16,
1924, she was a daughter of the late Tyler H. and Alvina A. (Normand)
Adams. Pauline was employed as a Quality Control Supervisor by
Raytheon. She served in the Navy during World War II. She was a former
parishioner of…
V. Ilacqua QUINCY Mary V. Ilacqua, September 17, 2008. Devoted mother
of Charmaine Ilacqua and her husband Frederic Philemond of Bridgewater
and Wanda Ilacqua of Quincy. Sister of Joseph Ilacqua and his wife Anne
of Pawtucket, RI, Anthony Ilacqua and his wife Carol of Littleton, NH,
the late Dominic Ilacqua and the late Francis Ilacqua. Cherished
grandmother of Chante, Nicholas and Dominique Ilacqua of Bridgewater;
Victor, Paul, Nicole Ilacqua, and Andreanna, Christopher and Joaquin
Duarte and great…
Jessie Rodriguez of N. Pleasant Street,. and a Taunton resident for
over 35 years died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sep tember 16, 2008 at
Morton Hospital and Medical Center. He was 42 years of age. He was born
in Guayama, Puerto Rico, son of Victor and Juanita (Torres) Rodriguez
of Taunton. At the time of his death, Jessie was on disability for
medical reasons. He was a 1985 graduate of Bristol-Plymouth High
School, where he took culinary arts. Before coming to Taunton he lived
in Puerto Rico and…
Kata 1948-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Joanne B. Engelson Kata made her way home
Sept. 17th, surrounded by her love ones at the time of her passing. She
leaves her husband Mark, daughter Lindsay, and son Harley. A graveside
service will be TODAY Friday Sept. 19th at 12:00 Noon at Beth Israel
Cemetery. The Ascher-Zimmerman Funeral Home is helping the family.
Donations can be made to the Orthodox Alliance, 124 Sumner Ave.,
Springfield, MA 01108 or to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline
Place West, 6th…
Kendall 1922 - 2008 SPRINGFIELD - Mary (Konovalchick) Kendall, 86
passed away Wed. Sept. 17th at the East Long-meadow Skilled Nursing
Center. Born in Springfield to the late John and Anna Konovalchick, whe
was a lifelong resident. She was a production clerk for American Bausch
for several years. She is survived by her daughter, Jean Kendall of
Springfield and by her two sons, Paul and Steven Kendall. She was
predeceased by a sister, Stacia and by her two brothers, John and
Michael. The family would…
friends kindly invited. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of
flowers donations may be made to the charity of ones choice.
will follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Raymond. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made in his memory to the Friends of Raymond Football
Inc., P.O. Box 549, Raymond, NH 03077. To sign an on line guest book,
please visit
R. Ledo PLYMOUTH Beatrice Rose (Andrada), age 93, a lifelong Plymouth
resident passed away September 7, 2008 at Wingate at Silver Lake
nursing home in Kingston, MA. She was born on February 4, 1915 in
Plymouth, daughter of the late Gulhermina and John Andrada. She
attended Plymouth schools and was a communicant of St. Marys Church in
North Plymouth. Mrs. Ledo had worked various jobs in the Plymouth area
and retired from the Ellis Curtain Factory in 1982. She and her husband
enjoyed travelling and…
Ralph Died peacefully at his home on 9/13/2008 at the age of 95 with
his nephews, Peter & Elliot Feldman and dedicated friend and
caregiver Lucy Arnoux at his side. Also present were his two constant
canine companions, So-So and What-What. He was born in Boston, MA on
6/13/13 and resided in Jensen Beach, FL for the past 16 yrs. Survivors
include, his sister Mildred Levine and brother Ronald Levine and his
wife Ina, and their three sons, Bruce and his wife Leslie, Richard and
Robert Levine. He…
Rosa Of Medford, September 17, 2008, at her residence. She was the
daughter of the late Domenico and Teresa Cavigliano, loving wife of
Joseph Locilento, mother of Anna Maria Locilento and Emilio J.
Locilento and his wife, Silvana, sister of Maria Locilento,
sister-in-law of Angelo Locilento, and Maria Parisi and Zienna Mimma,
of Italy, grandmother of Natalia and Gianluca Locilento, and aunt of
Emilio A. and Marilena Locilento. Family and friends are invited to
attend a Visitation on Fri., Sept.…
J. Lussier, Sr. 1922-2008 NEW BEDFORD - Laurent J. Lussier, Sr. died
peacefully September 15th in St. Lukes Hospital in New Bedford after a
courageous battle with lung cancer. He was born in Stanstead P.Quebec
on August 24, 1922. For many years he owned and operated L & L
Construction in Southampton, MA. He leaves his wife Beverly Arruda
Lussier of New Bedford. He is predeceased by his first wife Isabelle
Veilleux Lussier and a son Neil Lussier. He leaves one surviving
brother, Gerald Lussier of…

Francis Bradley "Brad" 81, of Centerville, Massachusetts, died
peacefully at home Tuesday, September 16, 2008, after a brief battle
with lung cancer. Mr. Lynch was born in Boston on August 6, 1927, a son
of the late William S. and Katharine Brady Lynch, and raised in
Cambridge, New York City and Bronxville, New York. He was a veteran of
Army Service at the end of World War II and a graduate of Bronxville
High School and Williams College, class of 1949. He started his career
in the early…
A. MacDonald of Beverly, Fitchburg native; 80 BEVERLY Eunice A.
(Crossland) MacDonald, 80, died Wednesday, September 17, 2008, in Salem
Hospital surrounded by her children, after a brief illness. Born in
Fitchburg, she was the daughter of the late Annie (Buckley) and Albert
Crossland. Mrs. MacDonald was a longtime resident of Beverly, and was
an active volunteer at the Hannah School Library, Habitat for Humanity,
Haven from Hunger in Peabody, and the Soup Kitchen at St. Peter's
Episcopal Church…
HARBOR, Fla. Hazel L. (Bolick) Mansulla, 83, formerly of Brockton, died
Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, at Balmoral Assisted Living Facility in Palm
Harbor. She was the wife of the late Andrew J. Mansulla. Born Sept. 7,
1924, in Kannapolis, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Harrison
Bolick and Florida (Anderson) Bolick. Hazel attended schools in Mount
Ulla, N.C. After moving to Brockton, Hazel opened a hairdressing salon.
In 1951, she became the wife of Andrew J. Mansulla of the Mansulla
Brothers Oil…
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be private and are in the care of Paradis Funeral Home.
Mary Jane (Kerrin) Bourgeois, formerly of Taunton, died Monday,
September 14 in the Ellicott City Health and Rehabilitation Center,
Ellicott City, Md. She was the beloved wife of the late Roland M.
Bourgeois. She was born 98 years ago in County Fermanagh, Northern
Ireland, the daughter of the late Andrew and Elizabeth (Hart) Kerrin.
She was educated in Taunton and had been a city resident for most of
her life before moving to Baltimore to be with her daughter in 1992.
Prior to her retirement, she had…
Michael A. Of Stoneham, September 17, 2008 after surviving a rare
chromosome disorder at age 24. Beloved son of Arthur and Susan (Norton)
Mason of Stoneham. Loving brother of Allen and Kathleen Mason, both of
Stoneham. Cherished grandson of the late Arthur and Evelyn Mason, and
the late John and Marion Norton. Also survived by many loving aunts,
uncles, cousins and friends. Family and friends are kindly invited to
attend a Funeral Service celebrating Michael's life on Saturday at 2 PM
in the…
Seigo Of Wayland, died unexpectedly on September 17, 2008. Beloved
husband of Kumiko (Kosuge) Matsuda of Wayland. Loving father of Yoko
Yamazaki and her husband Koichi of Tokyo, Japan. Devoted grandfather of
Marie Yamazaki of Tokyo, Japan. Visitation on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008
from 10:30 AM until 1:30 PM. Funeral Service to begin at 1:30 PM in the
Bryant Memorial Chapel of the John C. Bryant Funeral Home, 56 Pemberton
Rd., (Off Route 30), WAYLAND. Cremation Services to follow and will be
McNall lived in Ayer for many years; 89 SOMERVILLE Louise (Bosworth)
McNall, 89, of, Somerville, died Thursday, September 18, 2008, at the
Park Ave Nursing Home in Arlington. Mrs. McNall was born in Eastport,
Maine, June 18, 1919, a daughter of Robert and Amy (Frost) Bosworth,
and had formerly lived at 29 Washington Street in Ayer for many years.
Mrs. McNall was the wife of the late Richard C. McNall who died in
March 1989. Mrs. McNall is survived by a son, Allen R. McNall of
Baldwinville, a…
friends invited. Visiting hours Friday, 4-8 PM. Interment
GlenwoodCemetery,Everett. Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Service
Barbara D. (Flaherty) 99, (U.S. Navy Ret), of Marina Bay, Quincy and
Marco Island, Fl., September 17, 2008. Beloved wife of the late George
Metras. Beloved sister of the late Elizabeth Noonan, Margaret Flaherty,
Mary Mahoney, Sarah Lally, Daniel Flaherty, Joseph Flaherty, Eleanor F.
Kelly and Evelyn Greeley. Beloved aunt of Ellen K. Leonard of Canton,
Sally A. Kelly of Cambridge, Anne Kelly Contini of Arlington, Daniel
Flaherty of Marco Island, FL, Judith Ferreira of Quincy and many other
nieces and…
Christine (Nocchi), Of Newton Highlands, died Wednesday, September 17,
2008 at home surrounded by loving family and friends. Christine leaves
her daughters, Emily and Sarah, her sisters, Barbara Adomshick of Los
Gatos, CA, Patricia Zanavich of Pismo Beach, CA, and her brothers
Eugene Nocchi of San Bernadino, CA, and Lewis Nocchi of Myrtle Point,
OR. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Matilda and
Nicholas Nocchi and her brother Nicholas Nocchi. She leaves many nieces
and nephews.…
Jeanne (Kaplan) Of Chestnut Hill, on Thursday, September18,2008.Beloved
wife of the late Herman Molta. Devoted mother of Ruth Molta Cohn &
her husband Stephen Tassone of Newton and Barbara du Moulin & her
husband Gary of Newton. Cherished grandmother of Matthew Molta Cohn,
Andrew du Moulin and David du Moulin. Graveside services at Lindwood
Memorial Park, 497 North St., Randolph on Friday, September 19 at
10:00AM. Memorial observance at her late residence on Friday from
1:00PM - 4:00PM and…
Thomas E. Jr. Of Hyannis, 78 died at Cape Cod Hospital September 15,
2008. Born in Boston, the son of Hildreth and Thomas E. Murphy Sr., he
graduated from Boston English High and received his BSBA and MBA from
Northeastern University. Additionally, he rose to the rank of Captain
in the Air National Guard. He began his career in sales at John Hancock
and later joined GTE Sylvania where he rose to the position of Human
Resources Director. He worked in a similar role at Honeywell and
completed his…
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P. O'Neill VERO BEACH, FL - Eugene P. O'Neill, 84, died Sept. 13, 2008.
He leaves his wife Mary Vachon O'Neill and his children. Cox-Gifford FH
of Vero Beach, Fl is in charge.,
Henry J. Paar, Jr. 1924 - 2008 LONGMEADOW - Henry Paar's improbable
life ended September 13, 2008. He was surrounded by his family and was
loved as he died. At the age of eight, in the middle of the Great
Depression, Henry's mother died. Because his father had little interest
in being a father, Henry and his younger sister Gloria were raised by
an aunt and uncle. After graduating third from the bottom of his class
at Southern High School in Baltimore, Maryland, Henry joined the Navy
and served…
Paul G. Racine, of Taunton, died Wednesday, September 17 in Marian
Manor following a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Lucy
(Champluvier) Racine. He is the father of Paul D. Racine of St.
Petersburg, Fla., Lucille Sposini of Raynham, Irene Murray of East
Taunton, Denise Bussiere of Attleboro and Claudette Posca of No.
Dighton. Mr. Racine also leaves 3 brothers, 4 sisters, 8 grandchildren,
6 great grand children and several nieces and nephews. A complete
funeral notice will follow.…
Fla. Dr. Michael A. Petti, well-known in Cleveland as a physician,
teacher and writer, died Sept. 4, 2008, at Naples Community Hospital in
Naples. He was born in 1915, in Brockton, Mass., and graduated from
Brockton High School, Dartmouth College (cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa),
the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the University of
Pennsylvania Graduate School of Medicine. During World War II, he
served as a physician in the U.S. Navy for four years and became
lieutenant commander. He…
All are welcome to calling hours Sunday 1 to 6 p.m. in Belcher Chapel
at Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St., Brockton, funeral from Waitt
Funeral Home Monday at 9 a.m., funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Edith
Stein Parish and burial at National Cemetery, Bourne. In lieu of
flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Haverhill High School
Bridgewater Scholarship Fund, 140 Monument St., Haverhill, MA 01830.
See, or call 508-583-7272.
Mary A. (DiMartino) Of Dedham, Sept. 18. Beloved wife of the late
Enrico Ranaldi. Funeral on Monday at 8 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at
9 AM in St. Mary's Church, Dedham. Visiting hours Sunday, 4-8 PM.
George F. Doherty & Sons Dedham 781-326-0500
A memorial service will be held in October. Memorial contributions in
Grace's memory may be made to: Silverthorne Adult Daycare, 23 Geremonty
Dr., Salem, NH 03079; or Care Ride Transportation, 60 Tennyson Ave.,
Nashua, NH 03062. Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St.,
Salem, N.H. is handling the arrangements. For online condolences,
please view the obituary at
William P. Reardon of Quincy, September 17, 2008. Beloved husband of
the late Helen G. (Thompson) Reardon. Loving father of Mary R. Ferrucci
and her husband Jed of Braintree and MaryEllen Reardon of Arlington, VA
and Quincy. Brother of Mary McCarthy of Abington and Ann Reardon of
Quincy and the late Joseph, Francis, Peter, John, James, Margaret and
Julia Reardon. Also survived by members of the Kelley, McCarthy and
Mearn families. A Mass o f Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint
E. Reedy formerly of Lowell; 88 ALTA LOMA, CA Mae E. Reedy, 88, of Alta
Loma, CA, formerly of Lowell, MA, died Sept. 13, 2008, at Sunlit
Gardens in Alta Loma, CA. Born November 25, 1919, in Norwood, MA, she
was a local resident of 10 years. Retired, she was a U.S. Civil Service
Supply Clerk for the U.S. Army for 20 years. Mrs. Reedy is survived by
her daughter, Lillian (Liz) Odell; and son, Owen Reedy; six
grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and five
great-great-grandchildren. REEDY Services will be…
J. Richards home builder, decorated WWII veteran; 89 LOWELL Francis
Joseph Richards, 89, died peacefully Thursday morning, September 18,
2008 following a long illness. He was the husband of the late Eileen
(Chouinard) Richards who died in September 1994 to whom he was married
for 47 years. He was born on April 20, 1919, in Andover, MA, son of the
late Joseph A. Richards and Angeline Bernard. He received his early
education in the Andover school system and earned a Certificate from
the American…

Douglas Doug Richman, 37, a resident of Natick, died Sept. 16, 2008, at
Brigham and Womens Hospital, in Boston, after a brief illness with
Hamman Rich Syndrome. Born in Stoughton, Doug was a beloved son of
Morton and the late Gloria (Madden) Richman of Philadelphia. He was
raised and educated in Bensalem, Pa. Doug attended Penn State
University, Bridgewater State College and earned a bachelor's degree
from the University of Phoenix. He went on to earn his MBA from the New
York Institute of…
C. Rider, Jr. 1939 - 2008 NORTHAMPTON - Vernon C. Rider, Jr., a former
resident of So. Deerfield and the Calvin Coolidge Nursing &
Rehabilitation Center died August 25th, 2008 at the Cooley Dickinson
Hospital. Vernon was born in Troy, NY on September 24th, 1939 to Vernon
C. Rider, Sr. and Alfreda (Strom) Rider. He attended the Westfield
Schools and graduated in 1957. Prior to his illness, Vernon was a
professional truck driver and enjoyed fishing and camping with his
family. He is survived by his…
Alice G. (Sheldon) Age 94. In New London, NH on Sept. 16, 2008.
Formerly of Newton, MA. Predeceased by brother, Fremont. Survived by
husband of 73 years, Winslow H. Robart of NewLondon,NH;daughter,
Melinda Ryder of W. Townsend, MA; three sons, Willard H. Robart of W.
Orange, NJ, Chester W. Robart of Epping, NH and Ralph S. Robart of
Newton, MA; six grandchildren;fourgreatgrandchildren; a sister, Jean S.
Bryant of Baltimore, MD; nieces, nephews, and cousins. Private service
will be held at St.…
Romano 1914 - 2008 ENFIELD - Anna (Strycharz) Romano, 94, of Enfield,
died Thurs., Sept. 18, 2008 at the Evergreen Health Care Center in
Stafford Springs. Born in Chicopee Falls, MA, Anna was the daughter of
the late Josef and Appolina (Strycharz) Strycharz. Anna is survived by
her beloved family, her son, Fred Romano and his wife, Mary Lou of
Enfield; her daughter-in-law, Judie Romano of Enfield; her four
grandchildren, Anthony P. Romano, Jr., Emily Bull and her husband, Dan;
Matthew Romano, and…
SCANNELL, Daniel W. Of Belmont Sept 17, 2008. Completenoticetofollow.
A. Simmons of Wilmington Janet A. (Ball) Simmons, of Wilmington, Sept.
18, 2008. Beloved wife of the late William Simmons. Complete obituary
in Saturday's The Sun edition.
friends will be welcomed by the family, to a time of visitation,
Saturday, Sept. 20, from 12-1 p.m., in the Ashley Funeral Home, 35 Oak
St., Middleboro, followed by a service at 1 p.m. Burial to follow in
Sampson Cemetery, Lakeville. Donations in her memory to the Alzheimer's
Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown , MA 02472 , would be
appreciated. For more information, please visit .
Roger S. Of Wellesley passed away Tuesday morning, September 16th,
2008. Born on June 6th, 1936, a native of Wellesley, Roger graduated
from Wellesley High School, class of 1954, and Middlebury College in
Vermont. He led a successful career in banking as a loan officer for
Shawmut Bank and Bank of Boston. In 1967, Roger married Martha L.
Howard of Greenfield, MA. They made their home in Wellesley where they
raised their two children. He was active in the Kiwanis Club of
Wellesley and the Wellesley…
friends are invited to attend the Funeral at 8 a.m. Mon. from The Joyce
Funeral Home, 245 Main St. (Rte. 20), WALTHAM followed by a Funeral
Mass in Saint Luke's Church, 132 Lexington Street, Belmont at 9 a.m.
Burial will be in Mt. Feake Cemetery, Waltham. Visiting hours Sunday
4-7 p.m. For complete obituary, guest book and directions please visit
E. Swanger 1920-2008 CHICOPEE - Hazel E. Swanger, of Chicopee, passed
away at the Heritage Hall West Nursing Home in Agawam on Wednesday,
September 17, 2008. She was born in Bannerville, PA to Erie and Edna
(Narehood) Swanger. She resided in Bannerville, PA and Wilmington, DE
before moving to Chicopee in 1946. Hazel was a cook at the Lambert
Lavoie school before retiring from the Chicopee School System. She was
a Charter Member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Holyoke and an
active member of its…
Robert G. In NH, of Melrose, Sept. 17, 2008, Age 47. Loving son of
Constantino & Cynthia (Johnson) Testa. Devoted brother of Michelle
Walker & her husband Jeffrey of Merrimac, James Testa & his
partner Clif Thorn of NY, NY and Kimberly Izzi & her husband Louis
of Melrose. Caring Uncle of Shawn, Dale, Rachel, Olivia, Louis Jr.
& Andrew. Beloved Companion of Deb Graffam of N. Conway, NH.
Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., MELROSE, on
Sat. Sept. 20th at 9AM.…
call at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Avenue, DRACUT on
Saturday from 9 to 10 A.M., followed by his Funeral Mass to be
celebrated at 11 A.M. at the Catholic Church of the Holy Trinity in
Lowell. Burial will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery in Lowell. To send
an online condolence or for directions, please visit .
Paul F. Wolk of Woburn, a retired service technician, died Wednesday in North Conway, N.H. He was 57. Mr....
friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be
Sunday from 4 to 8 P.M. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery,
Salem. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to H.A.W.C . 27
Congress St., Salem, MA 01970 . For online guest book or additional
information please visit, or call 978 744 0497.
Villanueva 1947-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Elena Villanueva, 61 of Springfield
died unexpectedly at Baystate Medical Center on Wednesday, September
17, 2008. She was born on July 22, 1947 in Santurce, Puerto Rico, the
beloved daughter of Rosa Figuero and Manual Pineiro. She has been a
resident of Springfield for over 30 years after growing up in New York
City. She was employed for 25 years with New England Farm Workers'
Council in Springfield and held several positions in her career with
the organization,…
Milton J. Sept. 6, 2008. Late of Dorchester, MA. Loving husband of
Thomasina (Benson) and devoted son of Joan and Milton McLaurin Jr. He
leaves 2 sons, Milton and Miles, step son, David Benson, brother
William McLaurin, sister Traci Bonner and a host of other relatives and
friends. Memorial Service to be held on Saturday, Sept. 20th at
11:00AM, at the St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, 37 Bishop
Allen Drive, Cambridge, MA. Arrangements by the Riley Funeral Home
Inc., 171 Humboldt Ave.…
friends kindly invited. Donations in lieu of flowers to the St.
Bernard's High School Athletic Program, 45 Harvard St., Fitchburg, MA
01420 or Boy Scouts of America, Troup 13, c/o Craig Macphee, 111 Jewett
Street, Pepperell, MA 01463 For more information please see
M. Walkovich of Pepperell, Lesley College student; 19 PEPPERELL Patrick
Michael Walkovich, beloved son of and Charles Peter Walkovich and
Joanne Foran Walkovich, of Pepperell, MA, died unexpectedly on
September 16, 2008, in Brighton, MA. Patrick was born in Boston on
March 24, 1989. He is survived by his parents, Charles Peter Walkovich
and Joanne Foran Walkovich; his brother, Peter C. Walkovich, and
sister-in-law, Jessica D. Walkovich; and his sister, Sara Bridget
Walkovich. He is also survived by…
George R. Age 85 of Natick, formerly of Dennisport died peacefully at
Whitney Place in Natick, Sept. 12, 2008. He is the son of the late
Frederick E. and Ada Rose (DeWaeghenaere) Williams Jr. Mr. Williams is
survived by 2 daughters Carolyn Tiberi of Natick and Nancy Anza of
Framingham; 5 grandchildren; 1 sister Catherine (Twig) Lindop and her
son James Lindop of England. Mr. Willliams was employed as a
engineering technician for U.S. Natick Laboratories from 1955 to 1983.
He was a U.S. Army…
Janet A. (Ball) age82,of Wilmington,died peacefully at her home on
September 18, 2008 surrounded by family,following a courageous battle
with cancer. She was the beloved wife of the late William A. Simmons.
Devoted mother of Robert J. Simmons and his wife Janice (Lowe) of
Billerica, Carolyn S. Gable and her husband William, Joseph P. Simmons
and his wife Melissa (Glencross) all of Wilmington, and the late Mary
M. Simmons & Frank W. Simmons, loving grandmother of Michael and
Stefanie Gable,…
Evelyn Ann (Silberberg) 80, loving wife, mother and grandmother, of
Newton and Boynton Beach, Florida, died from heart failure on September
17 after a valiant fight. She leaves heartbroken her devoted husband of
57 years, Joseph A. Wolfson, her 2 children and their spouses, Louis
and Cindy Wolfson and Linda and Jim Kearns and 4 grandchildren,
Michael, Samantha, Emily and Jake and many nieces and nephews. Evelyn
was predeceased by her mother, Sarah (Grossman) Silberberg, who lived
to 104 years old…
L. Woodbury of Westford, active at St. Catherine's; 96 WESTFORD Earl L.
Woodbury, 96, of Westford, Earl L. Woodbury, 96, of Westford, formerly
of Arlington, died September 18th, in Lowell. Husband of the late
Bernadette (Fredette) who died September 9, 2001. He was born in
Lexington, July 3, 1912, a son of the late Andrew Woodbury and Rosalie
(Devoe) Woodbury. He was a graduate of Arlington High School, Class of
1931. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Woodbury was a letter carrier for
the U.S. Postal…

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