Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Massachusetts Obituaries 09/16/08

Taunton, Sept. 14, 2008, Alice Carey died after a lengthy illness at
the age of 91 in Morton Hospital. Alice was the daughter of the late
James & Agnes (Shannon) Carey. She was born in Quincy and educated
in Quincy schools. She has lived in Rayham the majority of her life.
Alice was a member of the Raynham Council on Aging and was employed as
a senior aid for them. She enjoyed ceramics and all sports. Alice was
the sister of the late Joseph & James Carey. She was the aunt of
Diane Carey of…

Lillian R. 84, of 15 Hamilton Avenue, Weirs Beach, N.H. died September
14, 2008. She was born April 28, 1924 in Boston, Mass., the daughter of
Ukrainian immigrants, Harry and Dora (Rabinovitz) Yampolsky. Mrs. Ames
was raised in Chelsea, Mass. and received her B.A. degree from Boston
University. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She is
survived by her husband of fifty-nine years, Sidney E. Ames, of Weirs
Beach; three sons, S. Jeffrey Ames and H. Michael Ames, both of Weirs
Beach and Robert…
W. Armstrong lifelong resident of Fitchburg, 85 Fitchburg Betty W.
(Woods) Armstrong, 85 died Sunday, September 14th in the Hillcrest
Nursing Home Fitchburg. Betty was born in Fitchburg on April 17, 1923
daughter of Charles E. and Marion (Wyeth) Woods. She was a lifelong
resident of Fitchburg. Mrs. Armstrong graduated from Fitchburg High
School in 1941 and from Burbank Hospital School of Nursing in 1944.
Before retiring years ago she had worked at Burbank Hospital for over
23 years. She had been a…
Thomas F. OF Norwood September 14 age 91. Beloved husband of the late
Ann L. (Devine) Bailey. Devoted father of the Late Thomas F. Bailey Jr.
and Carol Wall of Norwood. Brother of the Late Walter Bailey, Charles
Bailey and Ruth Rhode. Uncle of Donald Devine and Ruth A. Martowska
both of Norwood. Grandfather of Danielle and Sean. Also survived by 2
great grandchildren. A Funeral Home Service will be held on Wednesday
at 11am at the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home 1248 Washington Street
NORWOOD. Visiting…
Mary Irene (Sullivan) wife for 61 years of the late George E. Balch.
Mother of Sheila M. (Balch) Butts, and grandmother of Brendan Michael,
Sean Michael and Kathleen Mary Butts and mother-in-law of Michael J.
Butts, all of Newton Centre. She is also survived by her nephews
Michael Drew Sullivan and Andrew Partridge, her niece Martha Gaudes,
and many great nieces and nephews. She was born in Keene, New
Hampshire, the daughter of Irene (Griffin) and Michael Sullivan. Her
two brothers, Francis and…
—Mary Irene (Sullivan) Balch, of Cotuit, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008.
She was the wife for 61 years of the late George E. Balch, mother of
Sheila M. (Balch) Butts, grandmother of Brendan Michael, Sean Michael
and Kathleen Mary Butts, and mother-in-law of Michael J. Butts, all of
Newton Centre. She is also survived by her nephews, Michael Drew
Sullivan and Andrew Partridge, her niece, Martha Gaudes, and many
great-nieces and great-nephews. She was born in Keene, N.H., the
daughter of Irene (Griffin)…
E. Baldarelli of Fitchburg, 73 Fitchburg Robert E. Baldarelli, age 73
was born in Fitchburg in 1935 son of James and Rose (Rousseau)
Baldarelli. He graduated from St. Bernard's High School. Bob was a
master plasterer for many years and took great pride in his work. He is
survived by his sister, Alice Addante, and his aunt, Bertha Chamard,
with whom he resided, both of Fitchburg, MA. He was predeceased by his
siblings: Gloria, George, Albert and James, all of Fitchburg.
BALDARELLI A memorial mass…
friends are invited to attend. Visitation will be held prior to the
Mass on Wednesday only. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden. For
complete obituary, guestbook & directions visit
Bates ROCKLAND James Bates, 68 of Rockland died on Sunday September 14,
2008 at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. He was born in Syracuse,
New York, son of Violet B. (Nicotera) Bates of Rockland and the late
Joseph E. Bates. Jim was raised and educated in Quincy and received his
BA degree from Northeastern University. For many years he was employed
as a crane operator at the General Dynamics Shipyard in Quincy and
since 1986 he was the owner and operator of Star Transport Trucking Co.
working on…
John W. of Reading, Sept. 12. Age 91. Husband of Claire (White) Batley.
Father of Craig A. Batley and his wife Betsy of Bow, NH, Bryan L.
Batley and his wife M. Jane of Reading, and the late Bruce E. Batley.
Grandfather of Kyle and Meredith Batley. Brother of the late Nancy L.
Douglas. Brother in law of Dorothy White of Reading. Services will be
private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
Mass. Audubon - Development Office, 208 South Great Rd., Lincoln, MA
01773; or the…
friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 9:30A.M.
in the Holy Family Chapel at St Patrick Manor, 863 Central St.,
Framingham. Burial will take place on Saturday at 11 A.M. in Grandview
Cemetery, Johnstown, PA. Expressions of sympathy may be made in her
memory to St PatrickManor,863Central St.,Framingham,MA 01701. Funeral
arrangements are by the John Everett and Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park St.
Anne Bemis Billerica school cafeteria retiree; 71 Billerica Betty Anne
Bemis, age 71, died Thursday, September 11, 2008, at Lowell General
Hospital, after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of Richard B.
Bemis. She was born in Malden, February 14, 1937, the daughter of the
late Andrew and Elizabeth (Smith) Anderson. A resident of Billerica
since 1951, she was a member of the last graduating class from Howe
High School in 1955. She was a cook and manager for the Billerica
Memorial High School…
friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours in the
Roache-Pushard Family Funeral Home, 210 Sherman St. CANTON on Wed 4-8
PM. Roche-Pushard Family Funeral Home 781-828-2929
Dr. Max A., Age 89, of Provincetown, On Monday, September 15, 2008. Dr.
Berman practiced Optometry in Provincetown from 1947-2007, retiring
last year. He loved serving his patients. Dr. Berman also had an office
in Orleans for 45 years. He, served in World War II, as an Optometrist,
in England, Iceland and France; was a lifetime member of the
Provincetown Lions Club and lifetime member of the Red Sox Nation. Dr.
Berman was a passionate golfer. He was a truly dedicated husband,
father, grandfather,…
Frances M. (Marciante) Bernier of Braintree died on Sunday September
14, 2008 at the Golden Living Center in Middleboro. She was 82 years of
age and was a homemaker. Frances was raised in the North End and lived
in Braintree for 37 years. Beloved wife of the late Albert Paul
Bernier. Devoted mother of Paul A. Bernier of Kingston, Peter E.
Bernier of Quincy, Barbara A. Rood of Middleboro and Marcia Biagini of
Duxbury. Sister of Franco Marciante of Canton, Vita Gioia of Everett,
Lucy Ricardi of…
F. Bernier 1931 - 2008 FEEDING HILLS - Theresa R. (Staunton) Bernier,
77, of North Westfield Street died Wednesday in Baystate Medical
Center. Theresa was born in Springfield, the daughter of the late Lee
and Winifred (Gahan) Staunton and has lived in Feeding Hills for the
past 41 years. She worked at Hamilton-Standard as a security
receptionist until her retirement in 1990. Her husband Bruce Bernier
died in 2002. A lover of animals she leaves her cherished cat Sparky. A
committal service will be…
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.
Nathaniel "Nat" 53 years old, of Kittery, and Islesford, ME, and
formerly of Richmond, ME, died peacefully at his home in Kittery
surrounded by his loving family Thursday morning, September 4, 2008,
after a courageous year-long battle with multiple myeloma complicated
by amyloidosis. Nat was born in Boston, MA on March 7, 1955, eldest son
of Philip N. and Marion Coulter Bowditch. He spent his early years in
Cohasset, MA, attended Derby Academy, Governor Dummer Academy and
Thayer Academy.…
T. (LeBoeuf) Brewer, 81, of 95 Elm Street, died on Sunday, September
14, 2008, in St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, after a long illness. Her
husband of 47 years, Lawrence J. Brewer, died in 1991. She leaves 3
children: Janet T. Nieuwenhoff and her husband, Alan, of Phoenix, AZ,
Lawrence J. Brewer, Jr. and his wife, Estela, of Milford, CT, and
Shirley A. Violette and her husband, James, of Millbury; 10
grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; and
nephews and nieces. She…
Dr. Marshall age 92, died on September 11, 2008 at N.E. Sinai Hospital
in Stoughton after a brief illness. He attended The College of William
and Mary in Virginia and Tufts Dental School in Boston where he
received his D.M.D. Dr. Brickell served in the U.S. Navy and held the
rank of Commander. He served in the Submarine Service in the Pacific
during WW2 and was a Pearl Harbor veteran. A general dentist in
Stoughton for over 40 years, he was a founder of the New England
Society of Clinical Hypnosis…
—Paul C. Brown, of Centerville, died Sept. 13, 2008. He was born on
Dec. 2, 1925, in Wakefield, the son of the late Robert Cropley Brown
and Althine Cleveland Brown. He attended public schools in Wakefield,
joined the Army Air Forces and served in World War II and the Korean
War. He is survived by his widow, Trudy (DeWolf) Brown and his two
children, Dianne Brown Davis of Boylston and Dana A. Brown of Topsham,
Maine, formerly of Los Angeles. Paul was the oldest living selectman of
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 &…
Josefini Byrnes, 81, of Marlborough, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at
her sisters home in Framingham after a long illness. Funeral
arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Fitzgerald
& Collins (www.SFCFH.com ), 378 Lincoln St., Marlborough.
friends are kindly invited to attend calling hours on Wednesday,
September 17, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Roberts & Sons Funeral
Home 30 South St. in Foxborough. A Masonic Service will be held on
Wednesday at 7:45 PM during calling hours. A Funeral service will be
held on Thursday at 11 AM at the Bethany Congregational Church, 3 Rock
Hill St. in Foxborough. Interment with U.S. Army Honors will follow at
the Rock Hill Cemetery in Foxboro. To light a candle in Chick's memory
please visit the…

BEDFORD —Jeanne F. (Cormier) Cardoza, 93, of New Bedford died Sunday,
September 14, 2008 at St. Luke's Hospital after a brief illness. She
was the wife of David J. Cardoza. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of
the late Odilon and Alfreda (Bourgeois) Cormier, she lived in New
Bedford for most of her life. She was a communicant of Holy Name of the
Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish. Mrs. Cardoza was a member of the Holy
Name-Sacred Heart Seniors, the St. Joseph's Seniors, the Our Lady of
friends are invited to visiting hours Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. Donations
to the Raynham Council on Aging, 2215 King Phillip St., Raynham, MA
02767. Visit our Web site, www.okeefewade.com , to sign the online
guest book, obituaries and directions.
M. Carroll QUINCY Rita M. (Collins) Carroll, age 94, passed away
peacefully at the Colonial Rehabilitation & Nursing Center,
Weymouth on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008. Born & raised in Boston, Mrs.
Carroll lived most of her life in Quincy . A graduate of Dorchester
High School, Class of 1933, Mrs. Carroll was a homemaker and a former
electronic technician of the S.H. Couch Co., Milton, retiring in 1966
after an 18 year employment. The beloved wife of the late Selah L.
Carroll, she is survived by her…
Robert S. On September 12, 2008 at the age of 75. Husband of Dora M.
(Weir) Cassidy. Father of Robert E. Cassidy and Jan-Marie Cassidy, both
of Attleboro and Lee Sterling Cassidy of Seekonk. "Papa" of Conner
Cassidy and Casey Cassidy-Thibault of Attleboro. Brother of the late
Gertrude Martin, Alvin Cassidy, Joseph Cassidy, Helen Johnson and
Donald Cassidy. Uncle of several nieces and nephews. Visitation on
Friday from 4:00 - 8:00 PM in the "Memorial Chapel" of the Dyer-Lake…
friends may call at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave. WAKEFIELD
Wednesday beginning at 9AM to be followed by a Funeral Mass in the Most
Blessed Sacrament Church, 1155 Main St. Wakefield at 11:00. Interment,
Forest Glade Cemetery. For obit/directions/guestbook
—Claire F. (Fontaine) Cayer, 85, of Mattapoisett died September 14,
2008 at Sippican Healthcare Center after a brief illness. She was the
wife of Norman R. Cayer. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late
Arthur C. and Yvonne (Keroack) Fontaine, she had lived in New Bedford
for most of her life before moving to Mattapoisett in 2004. She was a
graduate of Holy Family High School, class of 1940, and Brown
University, class of 1944. Mrs. Cayer was a communicant of St.
Anthony's Church in…
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony's
of Padua Church, North Adams. There will be no calling hours. The FLYNN
& DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS, Central Chapels, 74 Marshall
St., North Adams, is in charge of arrangements.,
friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday
from 3-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to
the Voluntary Services, SCI Nursing Education, 1400 VFW Parkway, W.
Roxbury, MA 02132 or the American Lung Assoc., 460 Totten Pond Rd.,
Suite 400, Waltham, MA 02451. Interment in Fox Hill Cemetery,
Billerica. Mr. Colburn was a Marine Veteran of the Vietnam War.
K. Counter-Gordon 1947-2008 EASTHAMPTON - Elizabeth K. "Beth"
Counter-Gordon, 60, of East-hampton, passed suddenly on Monday
September 15, 2008. A beloved mother and grand-mother, she was born in
Holyoke, loving daughter of the late James and Martha (Vannett) Counter
and was a graduate of Ursline Academy in Springfield. Beth also
attended the College of Our Lady of the Elms in Chicopee where she
received a Bachelors Degree in English Literature and Education, and
taught in many local…
R. Crampton 1948-2008 WARE - John R. Crampton, 60 of 81 Fisherdick
Rd.,traded this life for heaven Saturday September 13th . He leaves his
wife Sandra (Bar-toszek) Crampton, his sons Jeffery and Patrick both of
Ware, his mother Agnes Crampton of Pauley's Island SC, his sisters
Kathleen Crampton of Highland NY, Linda Crampton of Pauley's Island SC,
Karen Crampton of Colchester Vt. and Barbara Bleckman of Mill Valley
Ca., a brother Chad Flow of Pittsburgh, as well as numerous nephews and
Anthony M. age 22, of Wilmington, by accident,September14,2008. Beloved
son of John C. & Karen F. (Siragusa) Crupi, loving brother of Elena
M. Crupi all of Wilmington, dear grandson of Gerlanda & Francis
Siragusa of Derry, NH and Antonio & Olivia Crupi of Tewksbury,
nephew of Christine & William Starratt of Wilmington, Gerard &
Elizabeth Siragusa of Derry, NH, Carl & Maribeth Crupi of
Wilmington, Grace Marie & Rob Niceforo of Lawrence, Anthony is also
survived by his…
Gabriel T. "Gabe" of East Boston, September 10. Beloved husband of the
late Ann (St Croix) Cucchiello, with whom he shared 53 years of
marriage. Loving father of Laura Nelson and her husband Daniel of
Walpole and Donna Serino and her husband John of Peabody. Dear brother
of Richard of Peabody, Agostino "Cookie" of East Boston, Michael of
Revere and the late Frank "JuJu" Cucchiello Cherished grandfather of
Jennifer, John, Justin, Adam and Andrew. Dear Uncle of many…
Isabel V. (Gallot) Dahlroos, formerly of Quincy, September 13, 2008.
Beloved wife of David A. Dahlroos. Beloved mother of David A. Dahlroos,
III of TN, Laraine H. Malley of Rockland and Nancy O' Hara of Weymouth.
Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral
Service Wednesday, September 17, in the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church,
308 W. Squantum St., Quincy (corner of W. Squantum St. & Harvard
St.), at 10 o'clock. Visiting Hours Tuesday in the Chapman, Cole &…
P. Dalto WEYMOUTH Edward P. Dalto, a lifelong resident of Weymouth died
at home on Saturday, September 13, 2008. He was 80 years of age. He was
a retired employee of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., Control Data
Corp. and the Medical Information Bureau. He served in the U.S. Navy
and graduated from the U.S. Naval Pilot School in Pensacola, FL. In
1944 he was a member of the Weymouth High School Football State
Championship Team and in 1945 he became captain of the team. He
graduated Valedictorian…
Emilie F. (Chrastek) of Needham Sept.15 beloved wife of the late George
W. Danek. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8. Complete notice on Wednesday.
George F. Doherty & Sons Needham 781-444-0687
Djerbaka teacher in Fitchburg for 36 years, 76 Fitchburg Antoine
Djerbaka, 76, of Fitchburg died Saturday September 13, 2008 in his
home. He was born on June 22, 1932 in Aleppo; Syria was the son of
Gabriel and Khatoun J. (Makukji) Djerbaka. He worked as a teacher in
the Fitchburg Public School for 36 years and retired in 2006. He was a
member of St. Camillus Parish in Fitchburg. Mr. Djerbaka is survived by
his brother George Djerbaka of Leominster, three sisters Theresa
Djerbaka of Fitchburg, Loris…
friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting Hours Wednesday 4
thru 8. Services will conclude with burial at Wildwood Cemetery,
Winchester. It has been requested that in lieu of flowers expressions
of sympathy be sent in Ernie's memory to the Alzheimer's Association,
311 Arsenal Street Watertown, MA 02472. Late World War II, US Coast
Guard Veteran. For directions, obituary and guest book, Dello Russo
Family Funeral Homes 781-933-0083 Woburn - Medford - Wilmington
—Hazel (Poignand) Wood Donnelly, 96, of Norwood, MA, formerly of
Westport passed away Sunday, September 14, 2008 at Ellis Nursing
Center. She was wife of the late Arnold Wood and the late James
Donnelly. Born in Methuen, MA, daughter of the late Alfred and Helen
(Fieldhouse) Poignand, she grew up in Methuen until getting married and
moving to Pawtucket, RI and then moving to Pine Point, ME where she was
a co-owner of the Moorings Cottages. A 1932 graduate of the Lawrence
General Hospital Nursing…
Mary T. (Franey) 87, of Hampton, NH formerly of Boston September 15,
2008. Beloved wife of John T. of Hampton, mother of Gerard F. of
Portsmouth, NH, Mary Ann Betley and her husband Joseph of Boynton
Beach, FL and Hampton, Rosemary F. Clarie and her husband Thomas of
Hampton, sister of Helen Barrett of Westwood and the late John, James,
and Catherine Franey, Margaret Bennett and Ann Murphy. Also survived by
several nieces and nephews and predeceased by her first husband,
Francis X. Emery in 1958.…
YARMOUTH —Harry G. Ellner, of West Yarmouth, died Sept. 11, 2008, at
Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis. Born in Stockholm, Sweden, on Feb. 24,
1917, he was the son of the late Per and Anna (Larrson) Ellner. The
family immigrated to the U.S. when Harry was 7 and settled in
Worcester. Harry graduated from Commerce High School and Becker Jr.
College in Worcester. For 19 years, he was a draftsman for Norton Co.
An accomplished drummer, he formed Harry Ellner's Orchestra, a 12-piece
group that played big…
celebration of the lives of John and Elsa Engelsted will be held at the
Tatnuck Country Club at 12:30 p.m Wed. Sept. 17th. In lieu of flowers
please send donations to The Greater Worcester Community Foundation,
370 Main St., Suite 650, Worcester, MA 01608 for the John N. Engelsted
Fund for female students pursuing engineering degrees.
friends kindly invited. Interment private. John received his master's
degree in communications from Boston University. He was a professor at
Boston University, and a sports writer and most recently published
several books on hockey, life, and love. In lieu of flowers donations
in John's memory may be made to Food Pantry C/O Natick Service Council,
11 Pond St. Natick, MA 01760. For directions and guestbook, . George F.
Doherty and Sons Wellesley 781 235 4100
N. Edward of Watertown & Onset. September 14, 2008. Beloved husband
of Marie (Zengo) Fantasia of 53 years. Father of Edward and his wife
Carole Fantasia of Watertown, Jean Sudbey of Grafton, and John Fantasia
of Watertown. "Papa" of 7 grandchildren, Wayne, Lauren, Mark, Nicole
and Jonathan Fantasia, Connor and Elisabeth Sudbey. Funeral from the
Nardone Funeral Home 373 Main St. WATERTOWN (Route 20) on Thursday at
10:00 AM followed by a funeral Mass in St. Patrick's Church at…

Ferrando 1941 - 2008 HOLYOKE - Joseph Ferrando, 66, a resident of
Holyoke for the past 20 years, passed away on Monday, September 15,
2008 in the Mercy Medical Center. Born in Springfield, October 11,
1941, he was the son of the late Lorenzo and Annie (Donaldson)
Ferrando. Joseph is survived by 2 brothers, Harry Ferrando of
Springhill, FL and Robert Ferrando of Chicopee, 2 sisters, Anna Perez
and Beverly Nunes, both of Chicopee and several nieces and nephews. A
graveside service will be held on…
friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday, 4-8 PM. Interment,
Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield. Memorial contributions may be made to
the Knights of Columbus, Charity Fund, P.O. Box 432, Wakefield MA
01880. For obit, directions and guestbook
A. Finnerty Sr. lifelong Lowell resident, 74 Lowell Hugh A. Finnerty
Sr., 74, a lifelong Lowell resident, died Saturday, September 13, 2008
at Lowell General Hospital. He was the widower of Mary J. Finnerty.
Born January 22, 1934, in Lowell, he was a son of the late Patrick
Finnerty, and the late Dorothy (Bouvier) Finnerty, he was educated in
the local schools, including St. Peter's School. Mr. Finnerty served
with the United States Navy during The Korean War and was awarded The
National Defense…
—William Howard Gengarelly, 98, of Brewster, died Wednesday, Sept. 10,
2008, at Pleasant Bay Nursing Home in Brewster. He was the husband of
the late Dorothea (Loebmann) Gengarelly. He was born on April 1, 1910,
in the Bronx, N.Y. He was a graduate of Glen Cove High School in Glen
Cove, N.Y., St. Paul's School in Garden City, N.Y., and Yale
University, Class of 1934. He was a resident of Greenwich, Conn., for
39 years and Brewster for the past 16 years. Mr. Gengarelly was a store
manager for…
friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting Hours Wednesday 4
- 8. Services will conclude with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.
Late US Army Veteran, WWII. For directions, obituary and guestbook
dellorusso. net Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781-396-9200
Laurence P. "Lolly" in Woburn, Sept. 15th. Beloved husband of Ann M.
(Murphy) Gilgun. Devoted father of Laurence P. Gilgun, Jr. and his wife
Kathy of Salem, Ann Gay Gilgun and her husband Brian, Susan J. Mateus
and her husband Ted, and Frank M. Gilgun, all of Woburn, Kathleen
Colangelo and her husband Steve of Wilmington, and the late Marybeth
Gilgun. Dear brother of Margaret Collamore of Peabody, John F. Gilgun,
Hon. Fredrick Gilgun, Richard E. Gilgun, and David I. Gilgun, all of
Niki died early in the morning of Saturday, Sepember 6, at the Brigham
and Women's Hospital. A longtime teacher in the Newton Public Schools,
she is survived by her husband, John Hildebidle, her two children,
Susannah and Nicholas Hildebidle, and her sister, Joyce Marr. A
memorial celebration is planned for 11 AM on September 20th at the
First Congregational Church in Cambridge. In lieu of flowers, the
family requests memorial donations be forwarded to AFS-USA, attn: Niki
Gilsdorf Memorial…
friends kindly invited. Visitation Thursday morning prior to Mass from
9 to 9:45 AM. Private Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Needham. In lieu of
flowers donations in Raymond's name may be made to St. Paul School, 502
Washington St., Wellesley, MA 02482. Graduate of Boston College Class
of 1957. US Navy Veteran. For directions and guestbook, George F.
Doherty & Sons Wellesley 781 235 4100
G. Grassel, 60, of Worcester died peacefully Sunday September 14, 2008
in the UMASS Medical Center surrounded by his family. A full obituary
will be in Thursdays paper. The MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL,
370 Plantation St. has been selected to assist the family with
friends may call at the funeral home, Thursday, 4-8 PM. ln lieu of
flowers contributions may be made to the, , 30 Speen St., Framingham,
MA. 01701. Interment Lindenwood Cemetery, Stoneham. For
obit/directions/guestbook, . McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home Stoneham
F. Guild, 75, of Northborough, died Sunday, September 14, 2008 at home
surrounded by his loving family following a brief struggle with lung
cancer. Jim is survived by his wife, Ellie (Santoro) Guild; two
daughters, Susan Halpin and her husband, Jim, of Northborough and Lori
Perry of Brooklyn, CT.; four grandchildren, Ryan and Carro Halpin of
Northborough and Stephanie and Katie Perry of Brooklyn, CT; and a
sister, Carol Carr of Mountainhome, PA. He was predeceased by his son,
Jimmy Guild, who died in…
Francis J. Hagan, age 94, on September 13, 2008. Mr. Hagan was born in
Lawrence, was raised in Neponset and has lived in Weymouth for 58
years. Employed in both the Boston and Charlestown Naval Shipyards. Mr.
Hagan was a WWII Navy Veteran. He served in the Seabees in the Pacific
Theatre. Frank was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Post in Dedham.
Beloved husband of the late Frances E. (Olson) Hagan. Devoted father of
Frank Tom Hagan and his wife, Rhoda of East Falmouth, Richard H. of
Weymouth, and…
R. (Sayers) Harding, 86, of Worcester died Monday, September 15 in
Parsons Hill Nursing Home. Arrangements are under the care of Callahan
& Fay Brothers Funeral Home, 61 Myrtle Street. www.callahanfay.com
Helen S. (Mros) Abbott, of Taunton, died Monday, September 15 at her
residence, surrounded by her family, following a brief illness. She was
the wife of John R. “Bob” Abbott for 60 years. She was born 83 years
ago in Taunton, the daughter of the late Sidney and Sadie (Korzenowski)
Mros. She was educated in Taunton and had been a lifelong city
resident. Mrs. Abbott enjoyed homemaking, spending time with her family
and friends, trips to the casinos in Connecticut and visiting Old
Silver Beach on Cape…
friends kindly invited. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Diane's
memory may be made to Multiple Myeloma Research Found. (MMRF)., 383
Main Ave., 5th Fl., Norwalk, CT 06851. For further info: MacDonald,
Rockwell & MacDonald
C. (Cunningham) Michney, wife of the late Paul P. Michney, died on
Monday, Sept. 15 at the Life Care Center of Raynham. She was 87. Born
in Taunton, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Catherine A.
(Drumm) Cunningham. A resident of Taunton for many years, she was
educated in Taunton Catholic schools, graduating from the former St.
Mary’s High School in 1938. She worked for many years as a home health
aide, in Taunton area homes, retiring in 1985. A communicant of St.
Paul’s Church,…
Kelleher SPRINGFIELD - Pauline Kelleher, 69, passed away Sun. Sept. 14.
She is survived by her two sons, Paul Ouellette (and wife Allison), and
Joseph Ouellette (and wife Donna), and her daughter Judith Lavorante.
She leaves behind four grandchildren, Tiffany, Zachary, Kimberly and
Danny, and her sister Pearl Bonville. Calling hours 5-7 PM on Thurs.,
Sept. 18 at St. Pierre-Phaneuf Fairview Chapels, 506 Britton St., Chic.
Funeral service Fri. Sept. 19, St. Mary Church, Somers Rd., in Hampden.,
A. Keohane BROCKTON Margaret A. Peg Keohane, 87 years, of Brockton,
died Sept. 13, 2008, at St. Joseph Manor. A lifelong resident of
Brockton, she was a daughter of the late John J. and Ellen (Ahearn)
Keohane. Peg graduated from St. Patrick High School, Boston City
Hospital School of Nursing, Boston College School of Nursing and
obtained a Masters degree in Education from Bridgewater State College.
She was a Nurse Practitioner and instructor, Director of Medical
Surgical Nursing at Brockton…
A. Klim STOUGHTON Rita A. (Kelleher) Klim died at her home after a
brief illness on September 14, 2008. A lifelong resident of Stoughton,
Rita was born on December 26, 1921. She was the wife of the late
Anthony M. Klim who passed away earlier this years, and the daughter of
the late Daniel and Gertrude (Willis) Kelleher. She is survived by her
children, Martin and his wife Paula of Winthrop, Karen and her late
husband Paul Angell, Sr. of Taylors, SC, Kevin of Stoughton, Brian and
his wife Anne of…
Dr. Monthe N. Doc Kofos, 87, of Marlborough, died Monday, Sept. 15,
2008, in Marlborough Hospital, while surrounded by his family. Funeral
arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Fitzgerald
& Collins Funeral Home (www.SFCFH.com ), 378 Lincoln St.,
friends are most kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Frank A.
Welsh & Son's Funeral Home, 718 Broadway CHELSEA on Friday
September 19, at 8:00 A.M. Followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Stanislaus
Church, 163 Chestnut St. Chelsea at 9:00 A.M. Services will conclude
with Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Visiting hours will be
held at the Welsh Funeral Home on Thursday from 4 - 8 P.M. Funeral Home
fully handicap accessible, ample parking opposite Funeral Home. Should
friends desire…
—Elijah Charles Linares, of Hyannis, died Sept. 10, 2008. He was the
son of Tara Long and Marcelino Linares. Elijah passed unexpectedly with
his family at his side. Elijah is survived by one sister and three
brothers, along with his grandparents, Phil Waterfield, Nancy Long,
Marcelino and Donna Linares and Madelyn Mercardo, as well as many aunts
and uncles. Services will be held at the Morris &O'Connor Funeral
Home, 58 Long Pond Drive, South Yarmouth, on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008,
at noon.
S. Linenkemper, Jr. of Leominster; 84 Leominster Bernard S.
Linenkemper, Jr., 84, of Leominster, died Sunday, September 14, in
Health Alliance Leominster Hospital after an illness. He leaves his
wife of 62 years, Sarah (Amico) Linenkemper; his daughters, Gale and
her husband John Cordio of Fitchburg, and Patti Linenkemper of
Leominster; two grandchildren, Kelly and her husband Larry Cordio,
Scott and his wife Alyson Cordio, all of Leominster; four great
grandsons, Cameron, Lucas, Jack, and Joshua…
(Kolofsky) Lorusso, 60, of Rutland, died peacefully on Sunday September
14th in the Rose Monahan Hospice Residence after an illness. Nancy was
born in Worcester on July 27, 1948 to the late Charles and Helen
Kolofsky of Auburn. She had two brothers, Robert Kolofsky and the late
Charles J. "Cookie" Kolofsky. She was the beloved wife of the late
Daniel Lorusso. Nancy is survived by her brother Robert Kolofsky and
his wife Lois of Sutton; her sister-in-law Joan Kolofsky of Clearwater,
FL. She…
VT — Madeleine J. (Robichaud) LeBlanc, 94, of 99 Allen Street, Rutland,
Vt., formerly of 19 City Hall Avenue and Robillard Street, Gardner,
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Allen V. of Bridgewater died after a long illness on Sept. 14, he was
age 80. Devoted & loving companion of Jean M. Jordan of Pembroke.
Former husband of Dorothy (Mussell) Blair of Bridgewater. Loving father
of Allen MacDonald of East Bridgewater, David & his wife Marilyn
(who devotedly nursed her father in law) of Bridgewater, Katherine
Coleman of Bridgewater, Robert and his wife Lisa of Naples FL., James
and his wife Kathy of Wareham, Richard and his wife Lisa of
Bridgewater, Dorothy…
MacLeod PLYMOUTH Suddenly by Accident in Rhode Island on September 13,
2008. Of Plymouth, MA. Beloved son of Patti (Welch) and John MacLeod of
Plymouth. Dear brother of Allison Barbosa and her husband Brian of
Wareham, and Ashley MacLeod and her fiance Joseph Hoban of Plymouth.
Uncle of Cali Jane Barbosa. Loving grandson of William and Carol
MacLeod of Plymouth and the late John E. and Effie Welch. Dear nephew
of John E. Welch, Jr. and his wife Maura of Westwood and Priscilla
Beach, Anne M. Welch of…
Linda Anne Grace Died in Gardner, September 12, 2008, 60, of Gardner.
She is survived by her beloved husband; Richard Maddalena-Lucey, two
sons; Devin Robert Maddalena-Lucey and Timothy Lawrence
Maddalena-Lucey, both of Gardner, two brothers; David Maddalena of
Westford and Larry Maddalena of Yarmouth, several aunts and uncles,
many cousins and close friends. At her request, the funeral service and
burial will be private. There are no calling hours. Arrangements are by
Smith Funeral Home,…
Mansfield 1942 - 2008 WEST SPRINGFIELD - Juanita (Hunter) Mansfield,
66, of Lima, OH., died Saturday, September 6, 2008, in an Ohio nursing
home. She was born June 5, 1942, in Grahamsville, N.Y., to the late
George D. and Lucy (Dean) Hunter. Mrs. Mansfield was a Certified Nurses
Aide and had been a home health aide. She is survived by her four
children: Tina Mansfield of West Springfield, Mass., Tammy Quintero and
her husband Victor of Lima, Ohio, Stacy Mansfield and her husband Peter
Potyrala of…
Sarah J. (Mirabito), of Plymouth, formerly of Canton, age 94, Sept. 15.
Wife of the late Alfred T. Martin and Frank J. Ravesi. Mother of John
P. Ravesi and his wife Ruth of Canton. Grandmother of Frank, John,
Steven and Christine. Great-grandmother of Frank, Jr. Sister of the
late Teresa Sedote. Funeral Services will be private. Donations in
Sarah's name may be made to American Heart Assn., 20 Speen St.,
Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements by Farley Funeral Home, Stoughton.
Guestbook and obituary…
Mary (Maglio) Ferrario, a Taunton resident for many years, died on
Sunday, September 14, 2008, at Quincy City Hospital after a lengthy
illness. She was 77 years of age. Loving wife of James E. Ferrario of
Taunton. Prior to living in Taunton, she lived in Easton, Ma. Marilyn
enjoyed playing the slots, going to Vegas with her husband; she also
enjoyed shopping and loved sweets. In addition to her husband James
Ferrario, Marilyn is survived by two daughters; Jamie Ferrario of
Mansfield and Paula Lodico…
friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Wednesday
4-8. Services will conclude with burial at Wildwood Cemetery,
Wilmington. Late U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. For directions,
obituary, and guest book, Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 978 658 4476
Wilmington - Woburn - Medford
M. "Nina" (Russo) Mastrogiovanni, 84, formerly of Shrewsbury passed
away Monday, September 15th 2008 in the Holy Trinity long-term care
center. Ann's husband of 56 years, former Shrewsbury Police Officer,
Peter A. Mastrogiovanni passed away in 2000. Ann is survived by her
daughter, Frances A. King and her husband Charles with whom she lived;
two sons, Peter A. Mastrogiovanni of Auburn and Joseph M.
Mastrogiovanni of Shrewsbury; two sisters, Tina Gorman of Shrewsbury
and Gloria Johnson of…
R. Mazur, 81, of 629 Salisbury St., formerly of Westborough, died
Sunday Sept. 14, 2008 in UMASS Memorial Medical Center, 55 Lake Ave
North. She leaves two nieces, Sharon Maher of Worcester and Marcia
Handy of El Paso, Tx., a nephew, Thomas Ruszala of Seattle, Wa., and
several grand nieces and grand nephews. She was predeceased by a
sister, Veronica Ruszala. She was born and raised in Worcester, a
daughter of Michael and Anna (Darmofal) Mazur. Ms. Mazur was a school
teacher and taught in Shrewsbury and…
M. McCarthy MIDDLEBORO Brenda M. (Picanzo) McCarthy, age 52 years, of
Middleboro, died unexpectedly, Sept. 13, 2008, at her home. She was the
wife of the late David Shaw and the late Daniel McCarthy. Born Aug. 21,
1956, in Brockton, she was a daughter of Robert J. Picanzo of Raynham
and the late Ruth E. (Raymond) Picanzo. Brenda was educated in
Marshfield schools and went on to attend classes at Stonehill College.
She worked in the healthcare field for many years and was once employed
by Codman &…
hours will be held Weds., Sept. 17, 2008 from 5-7 PM in the funeral home. www.bumafuneralhome.com
J. (Sargentelli) McHugh, 73, of Worcester, died Monday, September 15,
2008 in Saint Vincent Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under the care
of MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St., Worcester.
call at the O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from
4 to 8 P.M., Tuesday. His Funeral will take place from the Funeral Home
Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock followed by a Funeral Mass at the
IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH at 10 o'clock. Burial in St. Mary
Cemetery. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the
Alzheimer's Association, New Hampshire Office, One Bedford Farms Drive,
Suite 105, Bedford, NH 03110. E-condolence/Directions at…
friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Nadworny Funeral
Home, 798 Western Ave., LYNN on Thursday at 9:00 A.M. Mass of Christian
Burial at St. Rose of Lima, Topsfield. Interment in St. Mary's
Cemetery, Lynn. Visiting hours Wednesday from 4-8:00 P.M. Donations may
be made to My Brothers Table, 98 Willow St., Lynn 01902 or the charity
of your choice.
Mrs. Diane E. (Thomas) Who died on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008 at Brigham
& Women's Hospital. She is survived by her children; Tanya
Wesley-White, Lisa Thomas Parham and Leonard Thomas, and a host of
other loving family & friends. Services will be held on Thursday,
Sept. 18, 2008 at St. Patrick's church, 400 Dudley St., Roxbury Wake
from 9-10 immediately followed by the funeral. JB Johnson Funeral Home
196 Warren St. Roxbury 617-445-8150
The wake service for Brother Victor will be Thursday, Sept. 18, at 9:30
a.m. in the Chapel of St. Joseph Center, Valatie, N.Y. The Mass of
Christian Burial will be Thursday at 11 in the same chapel. Interment
will follow immediately after the Mass in the Holy Cross Community
Cemetery on the grounds of St. Joseph Center. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to the St. Joseph Center Endowment Fund.,
"Hank" L. Mossman died September 13, 2008 at home, surrounded by his
family, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born in
Worcester on October 21, 1930. He graduated from Melrose High School in
1948 and Northeastern University in 1953. He was a lieutenant in the US
Army during the Korean War, and worked at Bay State Abrasives, retiring
as Director of Engineering Operations in 1988. He and Irene J. Norris
were married August 27, 1955. He leaves his wife of 53 years, and their…
J. Mulligan Retired Lowell Fire Chief, 86 Lowell Retired Lowell Fire
Chief John J. Mulligan, 86 years old, died Sunday afternoon, September
14th, at the Blaire House, in Tewksbury, after a long illness. He was
the beloved husband of Doris (Kelley) Mulligan with whom he celebrated
59 years of marriage. He was born in Lowell, on April 2, 1922, a son of
the late John J. and Mary T. (Higgins) Mulligan. He was a graduate of
the Immaculate Conception Grammar School and Lowell High School. Mr.
Mulligan served…
Roger of Everett Sept 12 beloved husband of Priscilla (Curtis) devoted
father of Bruce of Cambridge and Eric of Erving. Brother of Anne Howe.
Grandfather of Dominic, Conner, and Vincent. Funeral Services will be
held on Wednesday at 6pm at the Mystic Side congregational Chuch 422
Main St. Everett. Visiting hours will be on Wednesday at the church
from 3:30pm until 6pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in
Roger's name to The Dr. Charles H. Weingarten Adaptive Sports &
J. Nassif NORTH ADAMS Born April 29, 1929, to George and Sheriban
Nassif, died Aug. 22, 2008, in Clearwater Beach, Fla.A talented actor
and writer, Fred leaves wife Janet (nee) Zhun of 33 years; daughter,
Kimberlee Haggin Rossi of Santa Barbara, Calif.; granddaughters, Claire
and Kate; siblings, Fuad (Connie) of Dalton, Donna Rogers of
Brookeville, Md., and Jean McKerrow of Clearwater. Predeceased by
siblings, Edward (Mary Jane Mumford) and Elaine Ellsworth. Mass and
burial with military honors…
Virginia H. (Zimmer) Nihill, 87, formerly of Hanson, September 15,
2008. Beloved wife of the late Matthew J. Nihill, Sr. Loving mother of
Matthew J. Nihill, Jr. of Plymouth, and Richard Nihill of Marshfield.
Virginia also leaves 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. She
loved going to the dog track, yard sales, and adored Football,
especially Doug Flutie. Virginia loved her family very much. A service
will be held at the Cartmell Funeral Home, 150 Court St Plymouth, on
September 18 at 11:30…
George F. 73, of Sanibel, FL and formerly of Lexington and Foxboro, MA,
passed away September 8, 2008 after a long illness. Born in Medford,
MA, December 31, 1934, George grew up in West Roxbury, MA. A proud
member of the Marines, he served in the Korean War where he earned the
Navy Cross, two Purple Hearts, the Bronze Star, and the Silver Star. He
went on to graduate from Northeastern University and was employed by
Polaroid Corporation where he worked in human resources and was
Theodore R. 88, formerly of Middleton, MA and San Jose, CA, died
Saturday, September 6, 2008 in York Hospital. He was born, December 30,
1919 in Middleton, MA, son of George and Grace (Gould) Ogden. He
graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in Literature. He was a
Naval Aviator during World War II and during the Korean War and flew
F-4-F Hellcats from the U.S.S. Bunker Hill and the U.S.S. WASP in the
Pacific. He achieved the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He was a writer
& businessman. He…
A. Parent 1930 - 2008 AGAWAM - Alice A. (Auclair) Parent, 77, entered
into eternal rest on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008 in Baystate Medical
Center. Alice was a loving and devoted wife, who made her family the
absolute center of her heart and soul. Born in New Bedford, daughter of
the late Ephrem and Antonia (Simon) Auclair, she lived in Enfield for
many years before moving to Agawam fifteen years ago. Alice was a
retired receptionist for the Town of Enfield and previously worked for
Hamilton Standard and…

David 77 of West Palm Beach, FL Formerly of Marblehead, MA passed away
after a lengthy illness September 14, 2008. Beloved husband of
Katherine (Holland), loving father of Jeffrey (Cathy) Phillips of
Shelburne, VT, Cheryl (William) Casper of Newton, MA, Kathie Phillips
of Concord, MA. Adored brother of Francis Bierman of Swampscott, MA
Cherished Grandfather of Michael Casper, Lindsay Casper, Julie Casper,
Aron Phillips, Joshua Phillips, Emily Rose, Jared Rose, and Alyson
Rose. Beloved step-father…
Alan Pinto formerly of Tewksbury, 39 Webster Jeffrey Alan Pinto, age
39, died unexpectedly September 13, 2008. He was the beloved son of
Robert and Gladys Pinto, beloved brother of John of Tewksbury, Kim
Nelson of Wilmington, and Matthew of Tewksbury; also survived by his
nieces and nephews and many close friends. Memorial services will be
BEDFORD —Thelma L. (Mosher) Poole, 83, of N. Dartmouth passed away
Sunday, September 14, 2008 at Hathaway Manor in New Bedford. She was
wife of the late Raymond A. Poole. Born in Westport, daughter of the
late Clifton H. and Deborah C. (Bowen) Mosher, she was a lifelong
resident of Dartmouth. She had been a greeter at Wal-Mart. Mrs. Poole
was a member of the Dartmouth Council on Aging, the Norma Vaz Center at
Smith Mills Christian Congregational Church, Dartmouth and the American
Legion Post 166,…
A. Hayden Sr., 83, retired Lieutenant, Brockton Fire Department, of
Wareham, formerly of Brockton, died Sept. 14, 2008. A native of
Brockton, a son of the late Charles and Laura (Poitras) Hayden Jr., he
served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, was aboard the USS Stephen
F. Austin and LST 911, saw action at Leyte Gulf in the Philippines and
was part of the occupation force in Japan. After 34 years of service
with the Brockton Fire Department, he retired as a lieutenant in 1981.
Bob enjoyed…
Charles W. Of Marlborough, Sept 13, Charles. Husband of Alice (Wyman)
Rodenhiser, of Marlborough, father of Robert J. and his wife Sheryl, of
Clinton,Fred. W. and his wife Deborah, of Wilmington, Patricia A.
Hunter and her husband Curtis, of Marlborough, and Karen Monczka, of
Marlborough, brother of John C. Rodenhiser, of Bolton. Funeral Services
Fri, Sept 19, at 10:00 in the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant
St., Marlborough. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery Wilson St.,…
M. Rondeau 1916-2008 MONSON - Theresa M. (Quenneville) Rondeau, 91, of
Town Farm Road died, Sunday September 14, 2008 surrounded by her
family. Born in Holyoke to the late Evangelist and Angeline Quenneville
she was the youngest of 16 children. Theresa was a graduate of Holyoke
High School and resided in Chicopee Falls. She retired from the Van
Norman Company of Springfield in 1972 after thirty years of service.
She then moved to Orlando, Florida where she resided for sixteen years.
Upon her return…
Ann Sarah Russell Rose, loving mother, grandmother and friend who was
known for her quick wit and love of animals, passed away on Monday,
September 15 in Worcester. She was 86. Rose Ann was born on December 7,
1921 to Armen and Ganon Nanigian, both from Armenia, in Worcester. She
attended Commerce High School and completed two years at the Salter
Secretarial School. She then went on to work for General Electric for
over forty years. In her retirement, Rose Ann worked at Peoples Bank,
volunteered at…
L. Ross 1944-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Ronald Laurence Ross, 64, passed away
peacefully on Friday September 12th with his loving family at his side.
Born in Springfield to the late Stanley and Ruth (Bashaw) Ross, he was
a lifelong resident. Ronald was a Vietnam Veteran serving in the United
States Marine Corps. He was the owner and operator of the Enfield
Sports Center since the early 1970's. He was a member of the Elks Lodge
in Springfield, enjoyed golfing, fishing and softball and was an avid
friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 4
thru 8. Services will conclude with entombment at Holy Cross Chapel
Mausoleum, Malden. Late member of Local 22. For directions, obituary
and guestbook:, Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes (781) 396-9200
friends are kindly invited to attend a funeral from the J.F. Ward
Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, EVERETT, MA on Thursday, Sept. 18th, at 10
AM, followed by a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church, 487
Broadway, Everett, MA at 11 AM. Entombment in Holy Cross Mausoleum,
Malden, MA. Mr. Sarro was employed by Trans Lease Group of Westwood, MA
and a member of Teamsters Local 25 for 40 years. In lieu of flowers
donations in his memory may be made to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal
Outreach Center, 289…
friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are Tuesday 4-8pm. Interment
Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to John J.
Scali Jr. Memorial Fund PO Box 446, North Reading, MA 01864 Paul
Buonfiglio & Sons - Bruno www.Buonfiglio.com
M. Severance, 74, of 88 Gilbert St. died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008 in Mary
Lane Hospital. She leaves her husband of 52 years, Thomas F. Severance;
two sons, Thomas P. & his wife Janet of Marion, MA and Richard J.
& his wife Joann of North Brookfield; a daughter, Martha Severance
& her husband Dr. Charles J. LaTendresse of Grundy Center, Iowa; a
sister, Patricia Crowley & her husband George of Farmington, CT;
six grandchildren, Thomas & Kimberly LaTendresse of Iowa, Brittany
friends respectfully invited. Interment MA National Cemetary, Bourne at
12:45pm. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: the American
Heart Assoc., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For directions and
messages of condolence,
F. Sheets formerly of Fitchburg Jesse F. Sheets, 60, formerly of
Fitchburg, MA died Monday September 15, 2008 in Bedford Veterans
Hospital in Bedford, MA after an illness. Wright-Roy Funeral Home, 109
West St., Leominster is directing arrangements which are incomplete at
this time.
Natalie L. (Hutchinson) age 74 of Stow. Sept. 14, 2008. Wife of William
W. Shrader. Mother of Doug Fowle and his wife Annette of Hudson and the
late Elizabeth Kunst. Stepmother to Kathryn Shrader of Las Vegas and
Raymond Shrader of Dorchester. Also survived by 4 grandchildren, 2
great-grandchildren and a sister Cynthia Provost of Lexington. Memorial
Service, Thursday, Sept. 18 at 11:00 a.m. in the Fowler-Kennedy Funeral
Home, 42 Concord St., MAYNARD. In lieu of flowers gifts in her name may
be made…
be Wednesday evening only 5-8 PM at Rock Funeral Home. Funeral from the
Funeral Home on Thursday at 8 AM followed by his Funeral Mass at St.
Mary Church at 9 AM. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery.
M. Stelzer 1933 2008 SPRINGFIELD Catherine M. "Cathy" (Robertson)
Stelzer, 75, a longtime resident of Linden Towers at 310 Stafford
Street in Springfield and formerly of the East Springfield section of
Springfield was Called Safely Home on Saturday, September 13, 2008 from
the Mont Marie Health Care Center in Holyoke surrounded by her loving
sons and Patty Stelzer, her devoted sister-in-law and best friend. She
was born in Springfield on May 13, 1933 a beloved daughter of the late
THURSDAY from 2 until 4 and from 7 until 9 P.M. John's Funeral will
take place FRIDAY MORNING at 9:30 A.M. from the Funeral Home, followed
by his Funeral Mass at 11 A. M. at ST. MARY'S CHURCH, 25 NORTH ROAD,
CHELMSFORD. Burial will follow in Pine Ridge Cemetery. As an expression
of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, please send donations in John's memory
Joseph Sullivan of Franklin, formerly of Braintree, September 15, 2008
at age 86. Beloved husband for 62 years to Margaret (Keville) Sullivan.
Loving father of Robert Sullivan of Quincy, John Sullivan of Hanover,
Patricia Donnelly of Franklin, Richard Sullivan of Weymouth, Kevin
Sullivan of Marshfield, Paul Sullivan of Braintree, Daniel Sullivan of
Whitman. Devoted brother of Helen McGaffigan of Hyde Park, Sheila
Waters of Norfolk, Donna Sullivan of Boston, the late Theresa Vitiello,
Marion Walsh,…
—Tadeusz J. Szelag, 89, of Dartmouth, formerly of New Bedford, died
Sunday September 14, 2008 at Sunrise Assisted Living with friends at
his side after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Alice
(Pykosz) Szelag. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Jozef and
Mary A. (Kosiba) Szelag, he lived in New Bedford for most of his life.
He was a communicant of St. Julie Billiart Church. Mr. Szelag was
formerly employed as an automotive shop instructor at Greater New
Bedford Regional…
Colonel Philip P. 93, a decorated World War II veteran, devoted husband
of sixty-six years to Ruth M. (Berthel) Thivierge, passed away
peacefully in his home in Pelham, N.H., on September 12, 2008. Besides
his wife, he is survived by a loving family; a daughter Connie Sue
Spencer and her husband Ed of NY, NY; a son Peter A. Thivierge and his
wife Linda of Huntington, NY; a granddaughter S. Amy Spencer of NY, NY,
Two grandsons Philip J. Spencer and Douglas A. Thivierge both of
Boston, MA; a sister…
Dr. Robert Frederick of South Yarmouth, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008.
Husband of Jane A, (St. Martin) Tilley. Also survived by many nieces,
nephews, and great nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass will be
celebrated in St. Pius X Church, So. Yarmouth, MA, on Wednesday,
September 17, 2008, at 11:00 A.M. Friends may call at the Hallett
Funeral Home, 273 Station Ave, SO. YARMOUTH on Wednesday from 9:30 to
10:30 A.M. Interment in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA
will be at 1:00 P.M. In lieu of…
SANDWICH —Lorraine F. (Sullivan) Tosi, 92, of East Sandwich, died
Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, at Cape Cod Hospital after a short illness. She
was the beloved wife of the late John Tosi of Boston and Sandwich. Born
in Boston on July 5, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and
Mary (Driscoll) Sullivan. Lorraine was crowned Miss Boston in 1937. She
was also featured on the cover of Newsweek magazine in 1979 for a
pioneering cardiac procedure. She was well-known for her quick wit and

Lorraine F. (Sullivan) 92, of East Sandwich, died Friday, September 12,
at Cape Cod Hospital after a short illness. She was the beloved wife of
the late John Tosi of Boston and Sandwich. She is survived by her son,
David McLellan, daughter-in-law Connie McLellan, and grandsons Daniel
and Drew McLellan, all of Forestdale. Visiting hours will be Wednesday,
September 17, from 11AM until Noon at Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home,
Rt. 6A, SANDWICH. Service to follow immediately with burial at Spring
Eileen Katherine 94 of Highland Beach, FL (formerly of Piscataway NJ
and N. Falmouth, MA). Passed away peacefully in her home on September
11th, 2008. She was the loving wife of Albert for 74 years and is
survived by her three children, Joan (Little) of Seattle, WA, Richard
and his wife Kathleen of Piscataway, NJ, and Pam (Gross) and her
husband John of Amherst, NH and N. Falmouth, MA. Eileen also leaves
seven grandchildren, Dan, Mike and Tim Little, Terry DiCastro and Susan
Salvati and Alison…
CLAREMONT, Calif. - David Foster Wallace, the author best known for his 1996 novel "Infinite Jest," was found dead...
friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours Wednesday from 4 - 8.
Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made
to PALS Children's Chorus, PO Box 470411, Brookline, MA 02447 or to a
charity of one's choice. Bell-O'Dea Funeral Home 617-277-7652
friends are invited to visit in The DeVito Funeral Home 761 Mt. Auburn
St., WATERTOWN on Wednesday 4:00 to 7:00pm and to a Funeral Home
Service on Thursday at 10:00am. Entombment Oak Grove Cemetery. US Army
Korean War Veteran and a Life Member of The VFW Waverley Post, Belmont.
In lieu of flowers , please make a donation in Charles' memory to your
favorite charity.
G. Welch HOLYOKE - Frances G. (Emard) Welch, 75, of Holyoke died Sat.
Sept. 13, 2008. Born on Sept. 13, 1933 she was the daughter of the late
Gaspard & Yvon (Trudell ) Emard. A lifelong resident of Holyoke she
was educated in local schools. Frances worked as a Secretary for the
Holyoke News followed by 16 years as a clerk at the Holyoke Welfare
Office, and retired as a Secretary for Attorney Jorge Neves. She was a
member of Holy Cross Church and the Holyoke Golden Agers. In 2002
Frances was…
Ann R. Age 78, of Worthington, Ohio passed away Monday September 15,
2008 at Kobacker House in Columbus. Born in Boston, Massachusetts to
the late Walter and Eileen Oberlander, Ann was a graduate of the Girls
Latin School and Emmanuel College, receiving her Bachelor Degree,
Mathematics. She married Ruel Welsh in 1954. Together they raised their
family and were 45-years residents of Montgomery, Ohio. They moved to
Worthington in 2006. In addition to her parents, Ann is preceded in
death by her…
Died on September 13, 2008. He was 73 years old. Husband of the late
Shirley Wesley. Loving father of Priscilla Brack of Fall River and the
late Robert Wesley, Jr. Brother of Henry Wesley of Boston and Warren
Wesley of NY. Grandfather of 5 and great-grandfather of 7. Mr. Wesley
is also survived by his friend Lorette Motta of Duxbury, as well as
many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday,
September 17th from 4-8:00 p.m. at the Shepherd Funeral Home, 216 Main
St (Rt. 106)…
VA —Gordon Leslie Whitehead, 82, died Aug. 21, 2008, in Danville. He
was the son of the late Edward F. and Adelaide Lomas Whitehead. He
served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, served in the American
Area, European, African and Asiatic Pacific Theatres and received the
President's Citations, Good Conduct Ribbon and The Victory Medal. He
was a member of the VFW, East Freetown, MA. He was a retired member of
Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen Local #3. He is survived by his wife,
can be made in Luella's memory to the Alzheimer's Services of Cape Cod
&Islands, 712 Main St., Hyannis, MA 02601, Attn: Jodi Flynn. Doane,
Beal &Ames 508-385-7116
Marlene B. Of Revere Sept. 15, 2008 loving daughter of the late Bernard
J. Zetlan of Wellesley and the late Sylvia (Simon) Zetlan of Revere.
Dear sister of Devra Zetlan of New York, devoted friend of Leo
Silverman of Chelsea. Funeral Service at the Torf Funeral Chapel, 151
Washington Ave. Carey Sq., CHELSEA on Thursday Sept. 18 at 11 Am
Interment in West Roxbury. Memorial observance will be private.
Contributions in Sylvia's memory may be made to the Jack Satter House
Tenants Assoc., 420 Revere…

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