Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Massachusetts Daily Obituaries 09/02/08

  • Alfred Bertocchi

    Alfred Michael Bertocchi of Vero Beach, Fla., formerly of Concord, a business executive, died Wednesday at Jordan...

    • Allan, Vera E.

      ALLAN, Vera E. (Yanni) of Dedham, September 1st. Beloved wife of the late Burton Allan. Complete notice to follow. George F. Doherty & Sons Dedham 781-326-0500

      • Ando, Gene E.

        Gene E. Ando 1921-2008 AYER - Gene E. Ando, 86, of Ayer and formerly of Ware, passed away on Saturday in Ayer. He was the husband of the late Lorraine (Marcil) Ando. He leaves his daughters Cheryl Dupre and her husband Richard of Groton, Suzanne Whitcomb and her husband Robert of Ware and Laurie Ando of Lancaster, his grandchildren Todd Dupre of Kittery ME, and Jennifer Dupre of St. Kitts, WI as well as his great grandchildren Julia and Charlotte Robinson of St. Kitts. He also leaves his sisters Irene…

        • Angelina Larner

          In Raynham, August 29, 2008, Angelina died after a brief illness at the age of 89.  Angelina was the wife of the late James Larner. She was born in Taunton to her late parents, Mr. & Mrs  Manuel Correia.  She was educated in Taunton schools.  Angelina worked at Mason Box Co. in Dighton and also Taunton State Hospital.  She enjoyed traveling to Bermuda, being with her friends & family, especially her grandchildren. Angelina is survived by her children, Carol Powlowski Costa of Raynham and her…

          • Annette M. Pihl

            Annette M. Pihl of Medford, a nurse, died Thursday in Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston after...

            • Antonangeli, Pietro J.

              Age 77 of Concord, Aug. 30, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Judith A. (Wilson) Antonangeli. Devoted father of Lisa Theoharidis and her husband Peter of Centerville, James and his wife Meghan of Lancaster and Paul and his wife Debra of Concord. Loving brother Irma E. Florio of Stow. Also survived by 4 loving grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass. Wed., Sept. 3 at 10:00 a.m. in Holy Family Parish, Monument Square, Concord Center. Visiting hours Tuesday 3:00-7:00 p.m. in…

              • Balsamo, Angelo

                and friends invited.Visiting hours Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. WWII, U.S. Navy Veteran. Directions &

                • Barrett, M. Joseph "Joe"

                  & friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass in St. Linus Church on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 10 AM. Burial will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Natick. Visiting hours in the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home (, ), 4 Park St., at NATICK COMMON, are Tuesday, Sept. 2 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Joes name may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care Federation of MA, 1420 Providence Hgwy, #277, Norwood, MA 02062. John Everett & Sons Natick, MA (508)…

                  • Barrows, Helen

                    Helen Barrows 1925 - 2008 CHICOPEE - Helen Louise (Barnes) Barrows, 83, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008 at the Baystate Medical Center in Spring-field. Helen was born and schooled in Collinsville, Illinois, the daughter of the late Jesse Barnes and Elizabeth (Biffle). She was an Air Force wife and mother, living in Cambridge, Ohio, Greenville, S. Carolina and Nagoya, Japan before settling in Chicopee, where she lived since 1958. She lived at her home on Acrebrook Drive since 1961. Helen, ofter referred to as…

                    • Bell, John R.

                      and Friends invited. Visiting hours Tues. 4-8 PM. Late WW II U.S. Army Veteran. Late 40 Year Mailer for the Boston Globe. Interment in Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. Parking in church parking lot opposite funeral home. For Directions and Guest Book please go to, Kenney Funeral Home 617-361-2450

                      • Berry, Catherine Ellen

                        BERRY, Catherine Ellen (Schofield) Of Quincy. Visiting Hours Wednesday, September 3rd from 4-8 PM in the Hamel, Wickens & Troupe Funeral Home, 26 Adams St., QUINCY CENTER. A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, September 4th at 10:00 AM in the Christ Episcopal Church, 12 Quincy Avenue, Quincy, followed by burial in Braintree Cemetery. For directions & information visit:

                        • Berthe L. Ring

                          Berthe L. (Cote) Ring, 91 years old, died on August 30, 2008 in Longmeadow of Taunton Nursing Home, following  a period of failing health.  Born in Amoui, Quebec, Canada to the late Ernest and Hermine (Caron) Cote.  Moving to the United States as a child, she was educated in Fall River.  She is the wife of the late Henry D. Ring and had been a resident of Taunton since 1995 having previously resided in Riverside, RI.  She liked to travel and cook and entertain with her family.  She is survived by her…

                          • Bianco, Francis M.

                            and friends invited to attend visiting hours in the Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea St. (at Day Sq) EAST BOSTON Wednesday 4 - 7. Committal Services Thursday morning at 10 in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Late retired Mass. State Police chemist. Veteran US Army Air Corps, WW II.

                            • Bluemling, Jacob W.

                              and friends invited. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. Veteran WWII - U.S. Coast Guard. Former employee of Salda Tea Co., Museum of Fine Arts, and the Fogg Museum. Late member of the C.I.A. For directions and guestbook,, . Funeral Home handicapped accessible with ample parking.

                              • Bonarrigo, Joseph N.

                                Of Wareham, formerly of Norwood, August 24, age 71. Devoted father of James Armour of Medfield, John Armour and his wife Lee of North Falmouth, Linda Donahue and her husband Kevin of Norwood, and the late Thomas Armour. Also survived by 4 grandchildren. Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, September 3 at 10 a.m. at the Highland Cemetery, Norwood. Korean Conflict Air Force veteran. Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home Norwood 781-762-0482

                                • Brook Jacobs, 60, florist who began rose giveaways

                                  JACKSON, Miss. - Brook Jacobs, a florist who started the “Good Neighbor” rose giveaway that has become...

                                  • Bullens, Carolyn A.

                                    Carolyn A. Bullens 1944 - 2008 CHICOPEE - Carolyn A. (Stycharz) Bullens, 63, of Chicopee, died on Sunday, August 31, 2008 at Northamp-ton Nursing Home with her family by her side. She was born on October 6, 1944 in Springfield and lived in Chicopee most of her life. She was the daughter of Elizabeth (Bogdan) Strycharz and the late Edward J. Strycharz. Carolyn was a communicant of the Basilica of St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr and a 1962 graduate of Chicopee High School. She enjoyed playing Pitch and…

                                    • Burke CSJ, Sister Mary Edwin

                                      SISTER MARY EDWIN BURKE, CSJ (Mary Kathleen Burke) A beloved member of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston for 67 years, died Friday, August 29, 2008 at Bethany Health Care Center, Framingham. Daughter of the late Charles and Ida (O'Brien) Burke. Sister of the late Eileen Lord, Viola MacDonald, Joseph Burke, and James Burke. Survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Formerly missioned as a teacher at St. Catherine, Somerville; Immaculate Conception, Marlboro; Sacred Heart,…

                                      • Carey, Susan C.

                                        Susan C. Carey of Methuen Susan C. (Hawkes), age 48, of Methuen, formerly of Tewksbury, beloved wife of Michael P. Carey, died Aug. 29th. Calling hours Wednesday, September 3rd, from 4-8 p.m., at the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, 16 Lee St., Tewksbury. Her funeral will be held Thursday, September 4th, at 10:30 a.m., from the funeral home, followed by her Funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. at St. William's Church, 1351 Main St., Rte. 38, Tewksbury. Interment at Tewksbury Cemetery. Donations in Susan's…

                                        • Carlson, Susan K. (Raymond)

                                          Susan K. (Raymond) Carlson, 55, of 48 Wheelock St., passed away peacefully, surrounded by her famil,y after a three month battle with cancer, on Sunday, August 31, 2008. Susan leaves behind two daughters, Jennifer T., wife of Robert Billings of Oxford, and Hilary K., wife of James Malloy of Worcester; a grand-daughter, Katelyn Bullock; one brother, Joseph Raymond of Dayville, CT; three sisters, Linda Guerin of Auburn, Donna LaPlume of Worcester, and Karyn Raymond of Oxford, also several nieces and nehews,…

                                          • Carton, Dorothy M. (Brown)

                                            and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Life Celebration Service in Pyne Keohane Funeral Home, 21 Emerald St., Hingham, Wednesday at 9:15 AM. Funeral Mass in Saint Ann's Church, Hull at 10:00 AM. Visiting hours Tuesday 4 - 8 PM. Burial in Hull Village Cemetery, Hull. Donations in memory of Dorothy Carton may be made to Leukemia Society of America, 495 Old Connecticut Path, Framingham, MA 01701. Call 1-800-Keohane or see, for directions & online condolences.

                                            • Casello, James E. "Jimmy"

                                              James E. "Jimmy" Casello, 63, of Worcester passed away Saturday, August 30st 2008 in the Metrowest Hospital after being stricken ill at work. James is survived by his two children, Sherri Galligan, her husband Shawn and their son Brady of Wallingford CT., and Christopher Casello of Auburn; his six brothers, John Casello with whom he lived, Nunzio, and Michael Casello all of Worcester, Nicholas P. Casello of Leicester, Alfred Casello in Florida, and Joseph Casello of Shrewsbury; three sisters, Rose…

                                              • Catanzano Sr., Salvatore J.

                                                of Arlington August 30. Beloved husband of the late Marianne Barbara (Bobkin). Father of Salvatore J. Catanzano Jr., & wife Laura E. of Tewksbury, Carolyn Kipp & husband James of Mansfield, Christopher Gentile & wife Debora of Weymouth, Peter Gentile & wife Katy of Arlington. Grandfather of Bridgette, Nicholas, Domenic, Darcy, Anna, Brendan, Cataline, Victoria, Kristina & Salvatore. Brother of Gaetano of Medford & Joseph of Burlington. Longtime Companion of Karen Lynch. Funeral from…

                                                • Charles Ferreira

                                                  Taunton — Charles Ferreira, husband of the late Constance M. (Varella) Ferreira, died at the Marian Manor on Saturday, Aug. 30, following a lengthy illness. He was 88. Born in Taunton, he was the son of the late Serafin C. and Mary Jose (Bartel) Ferreira. Educated in Taunton schools, he later served in the U.S. Army during WW II. An Infantryman with the 22nd Infantry of the 4th Division, he participated in many battles and campaigns, including the Normandy Invasion of Utah Beach on D-Day. During the…

                                                • Charles R. Deering

                                                  • Cohen, Edward A.

                                                    Edward A. Cohen 1944-2008 SAINT PAUL, MN - Edward A. Cohen, 63, died Friday in St. Paul, MN. Born in Springfield on October 8, 1944, he was the son of the late Jack and Bertha (Slavin) Cohen. He was a graduate of the former Classical High School and UMass Amherst. He served in the Air Force during the 1960's. He primarily worked for the State of Minnesota. He was very involved and interested in travel and old steam trains. He is survived by his sister Marsha Roth of Longboat Key, FL, one nephew, three…

                                                    • Coletti-Pizzi, Edith G. (Gamble)

                                                      Of Sharon, formerly of Canton August 30th. Beloved wife of the late Enrico Coletti. Mother of Gerald Coletti of N. Easton, Linda J. Coletti of Canton & the late Carol Caustenguay & Helen Connors. Sister of Lou Gamble of FL, James Gamble of Cape Cod & the late Dottie Broadley, Helen Glenn, Alice, Hank & Vincent Gamble. Also survived by 6 grandchildren & 7 great grandchildren. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, 455 Washington St., CANTON, Tuesday 4-8 pm. Funeral Mass…

                                                      • Conley, Thomas S.

                                                        and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Tues. 4-8 p.m. Interment Brookdale Cemetery, Dedham. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Thomas' memory to Franciscan Hospital for Children, 30 Warren St., Brighton, MA 02135. Late retired press operator for Allied Container Corp. of Dedham and custodian for the Westwood Public Schools. Served in the US Navy. For directions and guestbook, . George F. Doherty & Sons Dedham (781) 326-0500

                                                        • Costigan, John Patrick

                                                          and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8pm. As a lifelong Red Sox Fan, memorial donations may be made to the Jimmy Fund Attn: Contribution Services, 10 Brookline Pl. West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226. Directions and guestbook at

                                                          • Cox, Ralph R.

                                                            • Creighton, Roland Archer

                                                              CREIGHTON, Roland Archer Of Bourne and E. Bridgewater, died on Aug. 30, 2008, age 78, surrounded by family at Bourne Manor Nursing Home following a brief illness. Husband of the late Patricia L. (Nilsen). Devoted father of Susan Creighton of Brockton, Christine Dempsey of Plymouth and Nancy Munie of Quincy. Grandfather of Stefani, Erik and Garrett Dempsey. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Brother of the late WilfredCreighton. Son of the late Wilfred and Margaret (Robinson) Creighton. Funeral…

                                                              • Cronin, Joseph D.

                                                                and friends invited. Visiting hours at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., MILTON, Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Interment Milton Cemetery. Donations in Joseph's memory may be made to Saint Agatha's Church Renovation Fund, 432 Adams St., Milton MA 02186; or to the charity of your choice. Veteran Army National Guard. For directions and guestbook,

                                                                • Danforth, Thomas Wellington Sato

                                                                  DANFORTH, Thomas Wellington Sato 25, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, August 26, 2008. He shared family homes in Weston, MA; Hulett's Landing, NY and Flesburg, Norway. Survived by his father Nicholas Danforth of Weston, MA. Son of the late Anne Turid Sato who died in October 1997. Also survived by his grandmother Tora Hoimyr of Norway and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Private services will be held by his family. Contributions in Thomas's memory are encouraged by his family to be sent to the Garden…

                                                                  • Davenport, Robert H.

                                                                    Age 46, of Somerville, suddenly, on Thursday, August 28, 2008. Survived by sons, Joseph and Isaac of Newton; mother, Miney of Greenfield; sister, Beth of Santa Fe, NM and former-wife, Rachel of Newton. Predeceased by his father, Charles. Funeral at the Levine Chapels, 470 Harvard Street, BROOKLINE, on Tuesday, September 2 at 10:30 AM. Burial at the Independent Pride of Boston Cemetery, 776 Baker Street, West Roxbury. Shiva at the family home in Newton. In lieu of flowers, donations in Rob's memory can…

                                                                    • Davidson, Albert R.

                                                                      DAVIDSON, Albert R. of Brockton, formerly of Holbrook, died at the age of 82, Aug. 31, 2008. Beloved husband of Ellen C. (Murray) Davidson. Loving father of Craig Davidson of FL, Deborah Fuore of Lenox, Kier Ward of Weymouth, and Thomas Ward of Brockton. Dear grandfather of Michael Fuore of NY, Jessica Fuore, M.D. of NY, and Craig Davidson, step-grandfather of Michael Ward of Norton, and Kara Ward of Brockton. Mr. Davidson was born in Winchester, MA and has lived in Brockton for the past 25 years. He was a…

                                                                      • Davis, Glen G.

                                                                        and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Thursday at 9 a.m. from the Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), WALTHAM, followed by a Funeral Mass in Saint Mary's Church, 133 School Street, Waltham at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham. Visiting hours Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. For complete obituary, guestbook, and directions please visit

                                                                        • Dennehy, Helen G.

                                                                          and friends invited. Visiting Hours Tuesday 4-8 PM. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Retired Employee of Travelers Insurance Co. and School Volunteer at the Clarence R. Edwards Middle School. Member of Old Charlestown Schoolgirls Assoc. and Daughters of Isabella # 1. In Lieu of flowers in Hona's name may be made to St. Francis de Sales Church Bldg. Fund, 303 Bunker Hill St., Charlestown, MA 02129. Parking area opposite Funeral Home.

                                                                          • Descoteaux, Albert R.

                                                                            Albert R. Descoteaux of Nashua in Nashua, Aug. 30th, 2008, Albert R. Descoteaux, age 80, of Nashua. Relatives and friends may call at the M. R. LAURIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 295 Pawtucket St., Lowell on Wednesday, Sept. 3rd from 4 to 8 p.m. A prayer service will be held on Thursday morning at 10 o'clock at the funeral home followed by Interment at Gibson Cemetery in Pelham. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Merrimack Home Health and Hospice, 80 Continental Blvd., Merrimack, NH…

                                                                            • Dortenzio, Frank R.

                                                                              & friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Contributions in his memory to the, , 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 would be sincerely appreciated. Late U S Navy veteran. Cafasso & Sons Funeral Home Everett617-387-3120

                                                                              • Dubin, Elfreda (Reck)

                                                                                Elfreda (Reck) Dubin 84, of 52 Kinnicutt Rd, died Sunday, August 31 in Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Her beloved husband of 49 years Benjamin Dubin died in 1996. She leaves a son Robert Dubin of Worcester, two daughters, Jacqueline Dubin Foster of Pontiac, MI and Sarita Dubin Ehsani of New York City, four grandchildren, Stuart and Eric Foster and Dariush and Yassamin Ehsani, two great grandchildren, Gideon and Zanna Foster and nieces and nephews. Her brothers Saul and Maxwell Reck and her sister…

                                                                                • Edward M. Greeley

                                                                                  • Fadjo, Connie Esther K.

                                                                                    Connie Esther K. Fadjo of Chelmsford, St. Mary member; 91 CHELMSFORD Connie Esther K. (McRill) Fadjo, 91, of Chelmsford, and formerly of Nashua, NH, died on Friday, August 29, 2008. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward H. Fadjo. She was born on January 14, 1917, in Joplin, MO, a daughter of the late Thonador V. and Anna K. (Heryford) McRill. Prior to her retirement, she worked as a private secretary for the Superintendent of Schools in Dade County, FL, in Miami. She was a communicant of St.…

                                                                                    • Faulkner, Hugh G.

                                                                                      and friends respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours held in the Beals-Geake-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 29 Governors Avenue, MEDFORD, Thursday from 4 to 8 PM. Interment, Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Korean Army Veteran. For additional information, please visit, Beals-Geake-Magliozzi Funeral Home Medford (781) 395-0128

                                                                                      • Fee, Esther M. (Williams)

                                                                                        and friends are kindly invited. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of the No Shore, 75 Sylvan St. B-102, Danvers, MA 01923 or the American Heart Assn., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 in her memory. For obituary, guestbook and directions visit

                                                                                        • Fiumara, Jospeh P.

                                                                                          and friends are respectfully invited to attend and may visit with the family Wednesday 2-4 & 6-8 at the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., MEDFORD. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joseph's memory can be made to "Adult Special Needs MA Chapter" c/o Best Buddies, 45 Bromfield St., 3rd Fl, Boston, MA 02108. For directions, obituary and guest book

                                                                                          • Foley, Louise M.

                                                                                            FOLEY, Louise M. (Moreau) of Westerly RI, formerly of Pembroke, 77 years old. Beloved wife of the late Robert P. Foley. Dear mother of Robert P. Foley, Jr. and his wife Joanne of Sharon, NH, Marlene Droukas and her husband Thomas of Mystic, CT, Donna Boulter and her husband Richard of Wrentham, MA, Christine Chaisson and her husband James of Marshfield, MA, Kathleen Foley of Marshfield, MA, William Foley of Falmouth, ME. Grandmother of Katelyn, Andrew, Stephanie, Emily, Bruce, Matthew, Angela, Robert, and…

                                                                                            • Foust, Bertram E.

                                                                                              81 of South Yarmouth died August 30, 2008. Beloved husband of Elizabeth H. (Realmuto) Foust. Loving father of George Foust of Honolulu, HI, Keith Foust of Orlando, Florida, Laurel Stokes of Bedford and the late Brett Foust. Step-father of Jonathan Humphrey of Hingham and Gerald Humphrey of Lancaster. Brother of James Foust of Wolfeboro, NH. Also survived by seventeen grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 3 in the…

                                                                                              • Fox, Marilyn M. "Grandma" (Brewer)

                                                                                                Marilyn M. "Grandma" (Brewer) Fox, 76, of Cherry Valley, died Monday, September 1st in St. Vincent Hospital. Her husband, Russell S. Fox died in 2005. She leaves many good friends including her dear friend, Kathleen McMahon of Worcester. Mrs. Fox was born in Milford, the daughter of Albert and Rose (Prince) Brewer. She attended Girls Trade for sewing and cooking. Mrs. Fox was employed by the Washburn House for 22 years and had previously been employed by City Hospital as a dietary aide for over 30…

                                                                                                • George F. Riley

                                                                                                • George Trueman

                                                                                                  • Gertrude Widmayer

                                                                                                    • Grandmaison, Norman Louis

                                                                                                      GRANDMAISON, Norman Louis Prominent hotelier, 79, of Hampton, NH and Fort Lauderdale, FL, passed away peacefully, with his loving wife Joyce by his side, at Hyder Hospice House in Dover, New Hampshire early Saturday morning, August 30, 2008. Norman was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts on July 10, 1929 the son of the late Fred J. and Agnes M. (Duchesneau) Grandmaison. Growing up on Hampton Beach, he worked alongside his father and uncle who owned the "Diamond C Market" a favorite local grocery…

                                                                                                      • Greiciunas, Aleksandra (Lebrikas)

                                                                                                        • Griffin, Stephen J.

                                                                                                          and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours omitted. Interment private at Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellesley. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Stephen's memory to the Childrens' Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston 02115. Master Sgt. U.S. Army WWII serving in France and Germany. Former member of the Board of Directors, Shawmut Bank, Boston; Childrens' Hospital, Boston; New England Colleges Fund of Boston; National Foreign Trade Council of New York; World Affairs Council of…

                                                                                                          • Guyette, Joseph C.

                                                                                                            Joseph C. Guyette, 91, of 2 Golden Heights, passed away Saturday, August 30, 2008, in UMass Hospital, Worcester. His wife of 69 years, Lydia M. (Girardin) Guyette died in 2007. Joe leaves behind one daughter, Theresa D. wife of Philippe C. Decelles of Webster; one sister, Doris Polinski of Auburn; one sister-in-law, Pauline Guyette of Northbridge and many nieces and nephews. Joe was born in Northbridge, son of Joseph C. and Victoria (Pottie) Guyette, Sr. and lived in Webster most of his life. He was a truck…

                                                                                                            • Halle, Dorothy L.

                                                                                                              Dorothy L. Halle 1939-2008 WEST SPRINGFIELD - Dorothy L. Halle, 68, passed away Sat. surround-ed by her loving family. She was born Dec. 19, 1939 to the late Horace and Mary Gerrish. Dorothy leaves her husband Clifford of W. Spfld, her children; Donna M. Madrid of Chicopee, Gee F. McGavin of W. Spfld, Philip S. Manzi, Jr of Holyoke, Angelina Fleury of Stafford Springs, CT.,. Anthony J. Manzi of Spfld., Mark A. Manzi of N.C., and Mathew T. Halle of W. Spfld; 24 grandchildren, sisters Mary Whitted of CA., and…

                                                                                                              • Henry “Hank” Mros, Sr.

                                                                                                                Mr. Henry F. “Hank” Mros, Sr., of Taunton died Sunday, August 31 in Morton Hospital following a brief illness.  He was the husband of  Helen L. (McCaffrey) Mros. He was born 84 years ago in Taunton, the son of the late Sidney and Sadie (Korzenowski) Mros.  He was educated in Taunton and had been a lifelong city resident.  A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Mros served in the European Theatre, where he participated in the D-Day invasion at Normandy, as well as in the Battle of the Bulge in the…

                                                                                                                • Hoffman Jr., John F.

                                                                                                                  and friends invited. Retired Boston Police Officer and late U.S. Navy Veteran, Korean Conflict. For directions and guestbook, William J. Gormley Funeral Service 617-323-8600

                                                                                                                  • Hunter, Francis P.

                                                                                                                    and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 2-4pm & 7-9pm. Donations may be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. Directions and guest- book at

                                                                                                                    • Hunter, Jacqueline M. (de Mars)

                                                                                                                      HUNTER, Jacqueline M. (de Mars) 54, of Bedford, NH and Formerly of Winchester, MA died Sunday, August 31, 2008, at Catholic Medical Center, in Manchester, NH. Born on December 31, 1953, in Brighton, MA, the daughter of George and Rosemarie (Lane) de Mars. She was a resident of Bedford, NH since 1986. Prior to this she resided in Holden, MA. Ms. Hunter was a special education teacher for Litchfield Middle School. She loved children and animals. Beloved mother of 2 sons, Matthew Tavares, of Winooski, VT;…

                                                                                                                      • Kane, Paul J.

                                                                                                                        Paul J. Kane, 88, of 185 Arlington St., died on August 30, 2008, at home. His wife of 59 years, Beryl L. (Cleveland) Kane, passed away in Oct. 2007. He leaves three sons, Paul J. (Jimmy) Kane and his wife Lisa, of Templeton, Brian C. Kane and his wife Maryann, of Lunenburg and Kevin J. Kane and his wife Sharon, of Barre; four grandchilden, Rebecca Kane of Lunenburg, Lindsay Mae of S. Grafton, Jessica Kane of Lunenburg and Andrew Kane of S. Grafton; three sisters, Sister Mary Kane of The Mary Knoll Sisters…

                                                                                                                        • Karem, Anthony G.

                                                                                                                          and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 p.m. Interment Brookdale Cemetery, Dedham. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Tony's memory to the charity of your choice. Late retired owner of the Oakdale Barber Shop for 26 years. Late member of the Candlepin Bowling Hall of Fame; held the record for 14 weeks on candlepin bowling on Channel 5. He was also inducted into the Boston Park League Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983. For directions and guestbook:, . George F. Doherty & Sons Dedham…

                                                                                                                          • Katz, Marion

                                                                                                                            entered into rest September 1, 2008 formerly of Randolph & Milton. Beloved wife of Simon L. "Lenny" Katz. Devoted father of Paula Weinstein & her husband Arthur of NJ and Melvin "Moshe" Katz and his wife Chana of Israel. Loving brother of Martin M. Bernstein of Randolph and the late Irving Bernstein. Dear grandmother of Randi, Susan, Stephanie, Baruch, Rochel, Bryna & Chana Moushka and 7 great-grandchildren. Services at Schlossberg-Solomon Memorial Chapel 824 Washington…

                                                                                                                            • Keene, Marie

                                                                                                                              and friends invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8pm. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Service 1-877-71-ROCCO

                                                                                                                              • Kenyon, Rev. David W.

                                                                                                                                Rev. David W. Kenyon PALMER - Rev. David W. Kenyon, 53, passed away August 30, 2008. All services will be held at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made directly to Phyllis Harper c/o Laviolette family, P.O. Box 938, Bondsville, MA 01009, to assist with the funeral expenses. www.beersandstory.com,

                                                                                                                                • Kiafas, Mary V.

                                                                                                                                  Mary V. Kiafas of Lowell; 85 Lowell Miss Mary V. Kiafas, 85, passed away Monday September 1 at her home in Lowell. She was born April 18, 1923 in Lowell, Massachusetts, daughter of the late Vasilios and Anastasia (Nikoyianis) Kiafas. Mary was a lifelong resident of Lowell. She was a graduate of Lowell High School, Lowell Commercial College and furthered her education, graduating from the Burdette Business School. She was a member of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Lowell, other memberships…

                                                                                                                                  • Klinck, Jean (Dunne)

                                                                                                                                    KLINCK, Jean (Dunne) 90, formerly of Weston and Concord MA. died peacefully in Naples FL. on Friday August 29 2008. Jean was born to Florence Dunigan Dunne and James J. Dunne in Woodbridge NJ on March 25 1918. Jean lived in Naples and was a member of The Wilderness Country Club for the past 30 years. She had a magical quality and was loved by everyone she came in contact with. To all who know Jean she was a woman of great grace, beauty, presence and charm. Jean showed great compassion and caring to everyone…

                                                                                                                                    • Kurkjian, Paul

                                                                                                                                      and friends are kindly invited. Visiting will be held at the Eaton and Mackay Funeral Home, 465 Centre St, NEWTON CORNER, on Thursday from 11:30 AM to 12:30 prior to the service. Late graduate Watertown High School, US Army World War II veteran and self employed in the produce industry. For obit, direction and guestbook, Eaton and Mackay 617-244-2034

                                                                                                                                      • Kurkulonis, Ann M.

                                                                                                                                        Ann M. Kurkulonis TURNERS FALL - Anna M. (Marszalek) Kurkulonis, 90, of 65 Turners Falls Road, died Saturday (8/30/08) at the Charlene Extended Care Facility in Greenfield. She leaves a daughter Linda Kurkulonis of Agawam, MA. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. from the Kostanski Funeral Home, 1 Kostanski Square, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 in Our Lady of the Czeslochowa church with Rev. Charles J. DiMascola officiating. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the…

                                                                                                                                        • Lamattina, Rose M.

                                                                                                                                          & friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are Tuesday 4-8 pm. Entombment Holy Cross Mausoleum, Malden. In lieu of flowers donations in Rose's memory may be made to Community Family Everett 138 School St. Everett, MA 02149 Attn: Marrion. For directions & guestbook, please see:

                                                                                                                                          • Lawler, John D.

                                                                                                                                            John D. Lawler 1920-2008 HOLYOKE - John D. Lawler, 88, formerly of Holyoke passed away on August 30, 2008 at Heritage Woods, Agawam. Born in New York City on July 12, 1920 to the late John A. Lawler and Agnes (Prosek) Lawler Deloenen. John was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Stasia E. (Mikuszewski) Lawler. He leaves his son Cory D. Lawler and his wife Marie of Chicopee and grandson Jeffrey B. Lawler of West Springfield. He graduated from Textile High School in New York City in 1936. He then served in…

                                                                                                                                            • Levine, Selma S.

                                                                                                                                              LEVINE, Selma S. Of Brookline and formerly of St. Louis, MO on Sept. 1, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Retired Lt. Col. Isadore I. Levine. Devoted mother of Sylvia Honeywell & her husband James, Arthur D. Levine & his wife Rosalind Sloan, and Phyllis Levine Ovsiew & her husband Eric. Dear sister of Anne Marder & Francis Cohen. Loving grandmother of Michael Honeywell, Allyson Blackhart, & Aaron Osview. Also survived by 4 great grandchildren. Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park,…

                                                                                                                                              • Listavich, Joseph A. "Usey"

                                                                                                                                                Joseph A. "Usey" Listavich, 90, of Millbury, died Wednesday, August 27, 2008, in Christopher House, Worcester. His wife, Anna F. (Urbis) Listavich died in 1992. He leaves nieces and nephews in California and cousins and friends in the Worcester area. He was born and raised in Worcester, a son of Joseph and Ann (Butkus) Listavich and has lived in Millbury since 1952. Mr. Listavich was an assistant foreman and supervisor in the tooling and troubleshooting departments of Heald Machine Co. where he…

                                                                                                                                                • Luongo, Kathryn L.

                                                                                                                                                  Kathryn L. Luongo of Tyngsboro; 28 Tyngsboro Kathryn L. Luongo, age 28, died Saturday at Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. Born in Lowell on November 2, 1979 she is the daughter of Alfred and Lynette (Latham) Luongo of Tyngsboro. Kathryn loved life. You could often find her with family or friends shopping or at the ocean. Besides her parents she is survived by two sisters and a brother-in-law, Danielle and Ken Fries of Carlisle and Nicole Luongo of Westford; two nephews Callan and Camren Fries and her…

                                                                                                                                                • Lynch, George S.

                                                                                                                                                  and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Life Celebration Service in Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY, Thursday at 9:15 AM. Funeral Mass in Saint Ann's Church, Wollaston at 10:00 AM. Visiting hours Wednesday 4 - 8 PM. Burial in Saint Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of George S. Lynch may be made to, , MA Affiliate, PO Box 845037, Boston, MA 02284-5037. Call 1-800-Keohane or see, for directions & online condolences.

                                                                                                                                                  • Macutkiewicz, Stella M.

                                                                                                                                                    Stella M. Macutkiewicz 1920 - 2008 CHICOPEE - Stella M. Macutkiewicz, 88, of Chicopee, died on Saturday, August 30, 2008 after a brief illness. She was a retired administrative assistant for the Springfield Newspaper and formally was employed by Forbes and Wallace for many years. Stella was born on February 4, 1920 in Chicopee and was a life long resident. She was the daughter of the late Stanley J. and Catherine (Litwin) Krzystofik. Stella was a communicant of the Basilica of St. Stanislaus Bishop and…

                                                                                                                                                    • Margaret A. Ryan

                                                                                                                                                      • Marian Blanchard

                                                                                                                                                        • Marshall Jr., John H.

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

                                                                                                                                                          • Marsolini, Robert A.

                                                                                                                                                            and friends invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 4- 8PM. Late Veteran WW2 U.S. Marine Corp. Interment with Military Honors in St. Michael's Cemetery at 11.30AM. For information on directions and online guest book please visit www., Cassidy-Keaney Funeral Home 617-268-0092

                                                                                                                                                            • Masiello, Beatrice M. (Cassone)

                                                                                                                                                              Beatrice M. (Cassone) Masiello, 94, Dustin Street in Worcester, passed away Saturday, August 30, 2008, in her home. Her husband, Anthony D. Masiello, Esq., pre-deceased her in 1976. She is survived by her daughter, Susan F. Small and her husband Oliver H. Small, II of Westborough; a son, Steven A. Masiello and his wife Nancy Masiello of Silver Spring, Maryland; two grandchildren, Anthony H. Small of Boston and Elisabeth A. Small of Worcester; several nieces and nephews. Beatrice was born in Worcester, the…

                                                                                                                                                              • Mastascusa, Theresa M.

                                                                                                                                                                MASTASCUSA, Theresa M. (Signoriello) of Medford, Aug. 30, 2008, Beloved wife of Albert A. Mastascusa with whom she shared 59 years of marriage. Loving mother of Joyce and her husband David Hudson of Medford. Complete notice to follow. Cincotti Funeral Home Medford, MA (781) 395-4638

                                                                                                                                                                • McCabe, Eleanor A.

                                                                                                                                                                  and friends invited visiting hours Thursday 9:00 am-10:00 am

                                                                                                                                                                  • McCabe, Rita E.

                                                                                                                                                                    & friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church, 600 Pleasant St., Malden on Wed. Sept. 3rd at 9 AM. Services will conclude with interment in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden. At the request of her family, visiting hours have been omitted. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Life Care of Billerica, 80 Boston Rd., Billerica, MA 01821 or to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105-1905. For…

                                                                                                                                                                    • McCauley, William E.

                                                                                                                                                                      William E. McCauley, 91, of New Braintree Road, died Sunday, August 31, 2008 in UMass Memorial Hospital, Worcester. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main Street, Holden, and are incomplete.

                                                                                                                                                                      • McDermott, James M.

                                                                                                                                                                        James M. McDermott 1940-2008 HOLYOKE - James M. McDermott, 68, of Holyoke, died peacefully at his home on Sunday August 31, 2008, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Holyoke, son of the late Kenneth and Rachel (MacKenzie) MacDer-mott and was a 1959 graduate of Holyoke High School. Jim received his Master's Degree in Education from Springfield College in 1966, and his C.A.G.S. from American International College in Springfield in 1977. A lifelong resident of Holyoke, Jim was a thirty-nine…

                                                                                                                                                                        • McIlwaine, Dorothy M.

                                                                                                                                                                          FALMOUTH —Dorothy M. McIlwaine entered into rest at the age of 90 on Aug. 30, 2008, in the Royal Nursing Center in Falmouth. She was the wife of the late John J. Derrig Sr. and the late Russell L. McIlwaine. Born in New York City, the daughter of the late Gustav and Ann (David) Martin, she spent her youth in New York, lived many years in Fall River and then Norfolk before moving to Falmouth. Mrs. McIlwaine worked at The Social Day Activity Center, an Alzheimer's Care Center in Foxboro, for several…

                                                                                                                                                                          • McNeish, Donald W.

                                                                                                                                                                            86, of Windham, NH, formerly of Hill, NH and Acton, MA, died Aug. 31, 2008 at Notre Dame Long Term Health Center in Worcester, MA, after a long illness. Beloved husband of the late Barbara (Barry) McNeish. Father of Robert McNeish of Fayston, VT, Elizabeth McNeish of Melbourne, Australia, Cynthia Draper of Charlton, MA, and the late Kathryn McNeish. Grandfather of Jake, Jessica, Ashley, Trevor, Dawit, and Mawi. Also survived by a brother, David, of Needham, MA, and several nieces and nephews. Born and…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Miller, Beatrice

                                                                                                                                                                              MILLER, Beatrice (Lapidus) of Newton, a longtime dental hygienist in Brookline & New ton on Sept. 1, at age 91. Beloved wife of the late Arnold F. Miller. Devoted mother of Geoffrey A. Miller and his wife Beth Buttles- Miller of Vermont and Carol Miller and her partner William L. Scott of Cambridge. Dear grandmother of Aaron M. Miller. Loving sister of the late Esther Lapidus, Leo Lapidus, Florence Druker, and Ruth Kaplan. Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park, 120 Canton St., Sharon, Wednesday at…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Mills, Virginia N.

                                                                                                                                                                                MILLS, Virginia N. (Stanton) 75, of Medfield, died Saturday, August 30th, 2008. Wife of the late Melville J. Mills. Loving mother of Doreen A. Gorman of Medfield, and David R. Mills of Shrewsbury. Sister of Richard Stanton of New Hope, PA. Loving grandmother of Sean, Michael, Joseph, Timothy, and Jon Gorman. Predeceased by two sons, Michael J. Mills and Steven W. Mills. Funeral Thursday, Sept. 4th at 11AM at the Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 Miller St., MEDFIELD, with burial following at Vine Lake…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Missunas, Leo E.

                                                                                                                                                                                  Leo E. Missunas, 83, of Paxton, died Sunday, August 31, in St. Vincent Hospital, at Worcester Medical Center. He leaves his wife of 48 years, Helen (Kitonis) Missunas; nieces, Karen Sutkus and her husband Ronald and daughter, Elyse Therese Caldwell and her husband Paul and sons, Bryan and Brandon, all of Paxton; Joan Kitonis and daughter Leah of Vermont and several other nieces and nephews. He was born in Worcester, the son of Charles and Gertrude (Degutis) Missunas. Mr. Missunas worked for the Division of…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Moquin, Margaret M.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Margaret M. Moquin 1920 - 2008 SPRINGFIELD - Margaret M. (Olson) Moquin 88, of Springfield passed away August 30, 2008 in the presence of her loving family. Born in Spring-field, MA, the daughter of the late Albert and Mary Olson and was a lifelong Springfield resident. She once worked at Fanny Farmer and later retired as a sales associate at the former Albert Steiger Company. She was a communicant of Holy Cross Church. Margaret will always be remembered by her family as a devoted wife, mother, and…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Morgan Sr., Charles T.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Morrison, Dorothy A.

                                                                                                                                                                                        MORRISON, Dorothy A. (Speirs) of Topsfield, formerly of Chelsea, passed away August 26, 2008 at the age of 96. Wife of the late Charles A. Morrison. Beloved mother of Martha A. Morrison (Uchenick) of Topsfield. Dear mother-in-law of the late Joel L. Uchenick. Loving grandmother of Nicholas M. Uchenick of Topsfield. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, children of her deceased sisters and brothers. A Memorial Service will be held at the Congregational Church of Topsfield on the Topsfield Common on…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mozzetta, Camille M.

                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Wednesday 4 thru 8. Services will conclude with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. It has been requested that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Camille's memory to The Community Family Inc., Lowell Center, 236 Broadway St., Lowell, MA 01854. For directions, obituary and guest book, Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781 396-9200 Medford-Woburn-Wilmington

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Muse, Herbert G.

                                                                                                                                                                                            & friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours on Wednesday from 4-8PM. Burial in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Korean War Marine Corp. Veteran. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Herbert's name to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West 6th Flr., Brookline, MA 02445. For directions, obituary & to sign guest book visit, Gately Funeral Home 781-665-1949

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Nelson, Hobart E.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Of Reading, MA August 30, 2008. Husband of Rita (Cunningham). Father of Lynne Lenoir of Somerville, A. Warren Lenoir of Wellfleet, David Lenoir of Arlington, Timothy Nelson of KY, Christina Jordan (Nelson) of NC. Brother of Alberta (Teeny), Russell Jr., Robert and the late Virginia, Margaret and Ethel. Also survived by 5 grandchildren. Memorial service at the Church of Our Saviour, 21 Marathon St., Arlington, Thursday September 4, at 7PM. Visiting hours at the Saville & Grannan Funeral Home, 418 Mass.…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • O'Halloran, Francis P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                O'HALLORAN, Francis P. "Clicko" In Woburn, Sept. 1st. Beloved husband of Dorothy A. (Grace) O'Halloran. Devoted father of Michael J. O'Halloran, Thomas P. O'Halloran and his wife Patricia, Diane S. Miller, and Karen F. O'Halloran, all of Woburn, and the late Marie A. Melanson. Father-in-law of Edward Melanson of Woburn. Dear brother of John O'Halloran and Mary Gallagher, both of Charlestown, and the late Edward, James, and William. Loving grandfather of Thomas, Jr., Mason,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Obara, Helen K.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Helen K. Obara 1924-2008 CHICOPEE - Helen K. (Drobot) Obara, 84, of Chicopee, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 31, 2008 at Heritage Hall East. Born February 5, 1924, the daughter of the late Joseph and Valeria (Kolnicka) Drobot, she lived in Chicopee since 1948 and previously in West Springfield. Helen was a retired cook having worked for many years at St. Stanislaus School. She was a communicant of the Basilica of St. Stanislaus, Bishop and Martyr and a member of the Polish Women's Alliance,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Palpunis, Michael J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  PALILUNAS, Michael J. of Norwood, formerly of Florida and Franklin, Aug. 29, age 53, after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Beloved husband of Joanne P. (Mirci). Devoted father of Nicholas J. of Norwood and Robert M. of Seattle, WA. Loving son of the late Mary Palilunas-Barnes and the late Vito Palilunas. Brother of David Palilunas of ME and also many close relatives and friends. Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, September 6 at 10 a.m. in St. Timothy's Church, Norwood. By request of the family,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Patricia A. Meech

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pennery, Dorothy M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pero, Margaret Edna (Creamer)

                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are invited to visit at the Donovan-Aufiero Funeral Home, 140 Otis St. (at 6th St), EAST CAMBRIDGE, Wednesday from 8:30-9:30 AM followed by a Rite of Christian Burial in the Sacred Heart Church, 49 6th St., Cambridge at 10 AM. Interment Cambridge Cemetery. For guest book or directions visit donovanaufierofuneralhome.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Plant, Anthony

                                                                                                                                                                                                          PLANT, Anthony "Tony" of Plymouth, formerly of Pembroke, 65, on August 27th at home. Survived by his beloved wife Claire (Ranahan) of Plymouth and his children Raymond Plant of Plymouth and Lisa Marie Fitts of Marshfield. He also leaves his brothers Silvio Plant of FL; Eugene Plant of Quincy and Thomas Plant of Rockland and 3 grandchildren, Taylor, Mackenzie and Rylie. Visiting hours will be held at the Richard Davis Funeral Home, 619 State Rd. (Rt. 3A), PLYMOUTH (Manomet) on Wednesday, September…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Podsadowski, Walter A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Walter A. Podsadowski 1922 - 2008 OCALA, FL - Walter A. Podsadowski, 85, of Ocala, Florida passed away on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at the Legacy House Hospice. He was born in 1922 in Ludlow, MA., and moved to Florida in 1984. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during W.W. II. He retired after 28 years service as a Bulk Mailing Clerk with the U.S. Postal Service in Springfield, MA. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 60 years, Rita (Chenaille) Podsadowski; his son, Albert and wife Kathleen…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rallis, Katherine

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Katherine Rallis 1917 - 2008 Chicopee - Katherine "Rena" (Kanelopoulos) Rallis, age 91, passed away on Monday Sept. 1, 2008 at home. She was born on Aug. 5, 1917, daughter to the late John and Alice (Katsanos) Kanelopoulos. She was a member of Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church. She attended Chicopee Public Schools. She retired after many years of service with the Chicopee Board of Health as a Clerk. She was a member of the James W. Hannum Order of the Eastern Star in Indian Orchard…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rej, Mary C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mary C. (Curis) Rej, 92, of Cottage Lane, died on Sunday, August 31, 2008, in Radius Healthcare Center, Worcester. Her husband of 17 years, Francis P. Rej, died in 1959. She leaves 2 daughters: Frances Southard and her husband, Paul A. Southard, of Auburn, and Barbara Goyette and her husband, Aime Goyette, of Whitinsville; 2 grandchildren: David F. Goyette of Northbridge, and Michelle Vater of Bellingham; 3 great-grandchildren; a brother, Francis Curis, M.D., of West Hartford, CT; and nephews and nieces.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Remondi Sr., Joseph F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  REMONDI, Joseph F., Sr. of Newton formerly of Brighton, Aug. 30, 2008. Beloved husband of Jeanne M. (Peters) Remondi. Complete notice will follow on Wednesday. Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 617 524 0861

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Restaino, Anthony E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 pm. Interment Massachusetts National Cemetery. Late U.S. Air Force Veteran. Donations my be made to the American Lung Assoc. 460 Totten Pond Rd. Suite 400 Waltham, MA 02451 Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Roggiero, Antonina "Nina"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Antonina Ruggiero ENFIELD, CT - Antonina "Nina" Roggiero, 63, Enfield. Funeral Wed. 9am Browne Chapels, Enfield, mass 10 am St. Patrick's Church, burial Thompsonville Cem. Call hrs. Tues 4-8.,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Romano, Nardina (Mancini)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nardina (Mancini) Romano, 93, of Sturbridge, a longtime resident of Worcester, passed away peacefully Monday, September 1st, 2008, in her home. The MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St. is honored to assist the family with arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rowland, Laura Elizabeth

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Laura Elizabeth Rowland 1911-2008 HOLYOKE, MA - Laura E. Rowland died with those who loved her present, at the South Hadley Wingate facility where she had resided for a short time. Laura was born in Cleveland, Ohio, December 17, 1911, while her father was posted there on company business. She was the daughter of Warren Sneden and Elizabeth Fairweather Janes Rowland. Laura's ancestors were among the first settlers of New York City, then New Netherlands, and Long Island, New York. She was raised on Hobson…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ryan, Donald W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Of Andover, Aug. 29. Age 64. Husband of Shelia A. (Thomas) Ryan. Father of James N. Ryan of Malden, and Sean E. Ryan and his wife Lynnette of Canyon Country, CA. Brother of Eileen Parsons and her husband Kenneth of Wakefield. Also survived by 1 niece, 2 nephews, and 2 grandnieces. Visiting hours will be at the Douglass, Edgerley & Bessom Funeral Home, 25 Sanborn St. (Cor. of Woburn St.) READING on Tuesday evening, Sep. 2 from 7-9 pm. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ryan, Margaret A. (Galvin)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Carroll Center for the Blind, 770 Centre St, Newton, MA 02458. For online tributes visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ryan, Wilma (Curry)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                RYAN, Wilma (Curry) "Willa" 86, of Boise, Idaho formerly of Sudbury and Weston passed away on Aug. 30, 2008. Mother of Edward T. Ryan, III and his wife Tracy of Boise, ID and Leslie R. Driesen of Renton, WA. Mother-in-law of Richard A. Gagney, Jr. of Wayland. Grandmother of Christopher E. Gagney of Wayland, Michael H.W. Driesen of Maple Valley, WA, Samuel E. and Kathryn M. Ryan both of Boise, ID and dear friend of over 30 years of G. Michael Costa of Andover. Wife of the late Dr. Edward T. Ryan,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Saccamando Sr., Larry J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Larry J. Saccamando Sr. 1934-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Larry J. Saccamando Sr. 74, a lifelong Springfield resident , died Sunday August 31,2008. Larry was predeceased by his wife, Florence A. (Tichenor) Saccamando who died in 2002.He is survived by a son Larry J .Saccamando Jr. of Belchertown ,MA and a daughter, Deborah Laquerre and her husband Andre of Springfield ,MA. and several grandchildren. All funeral services are private and there are no visiting hours. Sampson Chapel of the Acres Funeral Home 21 Tinkham…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Saccardo, Ernest

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday 4-8 PM. Interment, Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield. For obit/directions/guestbook,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Santos, Irene P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are invited to attend. Interment will follow in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Calling hours will be at the Lynch- Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St., WOBURN, on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made in Irene's memory to the Union Congregational Church, 148 Haverhill St., N. Reading, MA 01864, or to the North Congregational Church, 896 Main St., Woburn, MA 01801. (Obituary, directions and guest book at, ) Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home (781) 933-0400

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Scalesse, Salvatore P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4-8pm. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St, Boston Ma 02115. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester. Lane Funeral Homes Winchester-Burlington 781-729-2580

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Scannelli, Rose

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are Tuesday 4-8 pm. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Skerry, Rita C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SKERRY, Rita C. (Lehan) Of Stoneham, August 31, 2008, at age 81. Beloved wife of the late Walter J. Skerry. Devoted mother of Maureen Beaton and her husband Joseph of Stoneham, Michael Skerry of Boston, Marybeth Haake and her husband Michael of TX and Mark Skerry and his wife Amy of VT. Cherished grandmother of 7. Loving sister of Mary Donovan and her late husband Richard of Arlington. Special Aunt of Janice Hoss of CA. Funeral from the Barile Funeral Home, 482 Main St. (Rte. 28), STONEHAM, Thursday, at 9…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Smith, Vera Ray

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              & friends are invited to attend funeral services Thursday at 11 am at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 21 Stratford St., West Roxbury, MA. 02132. Burial at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Boston. Visiting hours will be held Weds. 4-8 pm at Folsom Funeral Home, 63 Bel grade Ave., Roslindale. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Emmanuel Episcopal Church, address listed above, or the Vet erans charity of your choice. WWII United States Army Veteran, Nurse Corp. Folsom Funeral Service

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Solaperto, Phyllis R. (Cavallaro)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Soucy, Leon W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Leon W. Soucy, 51, of Springfield, died Friday, August 29, in his home, after a long illness. Born in Worcester, Leon was the son of the late Leon R. and Marion M. (Perry) Soucy. He leaves three sisters, Pamela J. DeProspo and her husband Peter of Worcester; Tami DiTullio and her husband John of Sutton and Kim DePiro and her husband Paul of Auburn; six nieces and nephews, Peter and Wendy DeProspo, Jayde and Jesse DeTullio and Kendra DePiro. He was predeceased by a sister, Wendy Soucy who died in a tragic…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stickney, Rebecca

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    86, long time administrator at Bennington College, died Thursday evening August 21, 2008 at Crescent Manor Care Centers in Bennington following a brief illness. Born in Belmont, on November 9, 1921, the daughter of Henry Harding and Harriet Lounsbery Stickney, she attended the Brimmer School in Boston and Bennington College in Bennington, VT from which she graduated in 1943. Following her graduation from college, she worked at the Harvard Medical School in a U.S. government highly classified germ warfare…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sullivan Jr., James J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      James J. Sullivan, Jr. JD 1932 - 2008 AGAWAM James J. Sullivan, Jr., JD, 76, of Beekman Drive, entered into eternal rest on Friday, August 29, 2008 in Baystate Medical Center. Born in Springfield, son of the late James J. and Anna (Kearney) Sullivan, he was a 1949 graduate of Cathedral High School. He lived most of his life in Westfield, moving to Agawam in 2004. James received his business degree from St. Michael's College in Winooski, VT and his Juris Doctorate degree in 1972 from Western New England…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sullivan, Francis P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends invited. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. Late Korean War Veteran, US Air Force. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Francis' memory to Mass Citizens for Life, 529 Main St., Charlestown, MA 02129. Directions & guestbook:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Swanson, Maria (Augello)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Of Somerville, August 30, 2008. Wife of George Swanson. Calling hours Wednesday morning 8:30-10:30am. Complete notice to follow on Tuesday. Arrangements by the Doherty Funeral Home, SOMERVILLE, 617-625-4320, doherty funeralservice.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sweeney, Paul F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SWEENEY, Paul F. In Woburn, Aug. 31st. Beloved husband of Joyce E. (Butterworth) Sweeney. Devoted father of Paul L. Sweeney and his wife Jessica J. Manson, M.D., of Weybridge, U.K., and David W. Sweeney of New York, NY. Dear brother of William J. Sweeney and his wife Renate of Needham. Loving grandfather of Amelia J. Sweeney. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St., WOBURN, on Friday, Sept. 5th at 8:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Charles Church,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tebich, Mary J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              may call at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Avenue, DRACUT, on Wednesday from 8:30 until 9:30 A.M., followed by her Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 A.M. at Holy Trinity Polish Church in Lowell. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery in Tewksbury. Those who wish can make donations in her name to the Felician Sisters Retirement Fund, 1315 Enfield St., Enfield, CT 06082. For online condolences and directions visit dracutfuneralhome.com .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Tessier, Cyril O.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Cyril O. Tessier 1921-2008 INDIAN ORCHARD - Cyril O. Tessier, 87, of Indian Orchard, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, August 31, 2008. He joins his loving wife of 57 years, Bessie and their two sons, Paul and Robert, resting in eternal tranquility. Cyril is survived by his adoring daughter, Annette MacAdams and her husband Richard of North Attleboro. He also leaves two brothers, Steve Tessier of Springfield and Arsene Tessier of Canada and three sisters, Margaret Brochu of Chicopee, Monica…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Toner, Joan A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Beloved wife of Brigadier General Richard J. Toner, USAF (Ret), passed away on June 11, 2008 in Colorado Springs, CO, from complications of diabetes and heart disease. Joan was born in Somerville, MA, on February 8, 1935, the daughter of the late Edward N. and Lilliane (Noble) Nobis. She attended public schools in Medford and then graduated from Boston College, a member of the first coed class. She taught elementary education for one year in Medford, and then began a 30 year odyssey of world travels as an…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Tricco, Amy Ann

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Amy Ann Tricco 1986 - 2008 SPRINGFIELD - Amy Ann Tricco, 22, died suddenly Thursday, August 28, 2008. Born in Springfield the daughter of Daniel W. and Tina (Szczebak) Tricco, Amy was a lifelong resident. Besides her parents she leaves her son, Carmine A. Tricco ; her sister, Jill Marie Tricco of Springfield; her grandfather, Nick Tricco of Boca Raton, Fl, many aunts and uncles and her beloved cat, "Cupcake". Funeral services will be held Wednesday evening at 6:00 P.M. at Nowak Funeral and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Trinavech, Marcella

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      TRINAVECH, Marcella of South Boston, August 31, 2008. Beloved sister of Vincent C. Trinavech. Also lovingly survived by two nieces & a nephew in Lithuania. Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours at the Casper Funeral Home, 187 Dorchester St, SOUTH BOSTON, Wed.4-7PM. Funeral Mass in St. Peter Lithuanian Church, Thursday, Sept. 4, at 10 AM. Interment New Calvary Cemetery. For guestbook & directions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Trueman, George

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        & friends respectfully invited. A celebration of George's life will be held at a date & time to be announced. The burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in George's name to the hospice care of your choice. WWII Army Veteran. For directions, obituary & to sign guest book visit, Gately Funeral Home (781) 665-1949

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Vermiglio, Rocco

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            & friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours will be in the Eaton Funeral Home 1351 Highland Ave NEEDHAM on Tues from 4-7 PM. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105-1905. For directions, obit or to send a note of condolence :, Eaton Funeral Home 781-444-0201

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Wade, Atty. Jeptha H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              WADE, Atty. Jeptha H. of Bedford, formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, Aug. 8. Husband of Emily (Vanderbilt) Wade. Father of William G. of Unity, ME, Emily Wade Hughey of Brookline, Randall H. of Ashfield and Rebecca Wade Comstock of Chappaqua, New York. Brother of Mrs. Ellery Sedgwick of Lexington MA and Mrs. Austin Chinn of Cleveland, Ohio. Also survived by eight grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nephews. A Memorial Service will be held The First Parish in Bedford,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wagner, Patricia A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Patricia A. Wagner of Leominster; 61 Leominster Patricia A. (Cochran) Wagner, 61, of Leominster, died Sunday, August 24, 2008 at home. She was born June 17, 1947 in Fitchburg, the daughter of Raymond and Lucille (Sabourin) Cochran. Mrs. Wagner was a wonderful wife and mother and she loved life. She had a magnetic personality and made people laugh and have fun. She leaves her husband of 36 years, SSG Robert E. Wagner; her mother, Lucille Cochran of Fitchburg; two daughters, Wanda Benoit of Leominster and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Walsh, Robert M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WALSH, Robert M. longtime resident of Norwood, on August 31, 2008. Employed as a Technical Writer with McKesson in Newton for many years. Member and Lector with St. Catherine of Siena Church in Norwood. Beloved husband of Merrill Walsh of Norwood. Loving and devoted father of Caitlin and Megan Walsh of Norwood. Son of Margaret Walsh of West Yarmouth and the late Richard J. Walsh. Brother of Margaret A. Walsh of Washington, DC. Uncle of Sara and Andrew Gentile of Sudbury. Funeral service will be held from…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • William L. McElroy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SOUTH EASTON – William L. McElroy, age 69 years, passed away Friday August 29th at the Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton following a short illness. He was the loving husband of 40 years of Gwendolyn E. (Roe) McElroy of South Easton. Born in Brockton he was the son of the late William F. and Eleanor F. (Lewis) McElroy. Raised and educated in North Raynham public schools he had been a longtime resident of South Easton. William was a self-employed carpenter and took great pride in his craft…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Woodard, Gwendolen B. Livermore

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      WOODARD, Gwendolen B. Livermore 93, of Fox Hill Village, Westwood, formerly of Medfield and Dover, died August 30, 2008. Daughter of the late Robert and Gwendolen M. Young Livermore. Sister of the late Cecily L. Beal and Robert Livermore, Jr. She was raised in Bos- ton and in Boxford, Massach-usetts, and attended the Beaver School. She is survived by her husband, Charles F. Woodard of Westwood, her children Cha-rles F. Woodard, Jr, and his wife Rose B. of Hingham, John V. Woodard, and his wife Linda M. of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wornum, Martha L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        of Dorchester, a retired laborer for Armstrong Laboratories Inc. died unexpectedly at home on Sunday, August 24, 2008. Survived by Mingo Nesmith her life long companion. Her children Theresa Jackson, Brenda Wornum Moore, Deborah Wornum, Marie Wornum, Michelle Wornum and James Wornum. She also leaves her siblings, Mildred Lyons, Rita Bushey and William Wilson, Jr. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, September 3rd at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 155 Humboldt Ave, Dorchester, MA. Wake at 1OAM followed by…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Zohn, Rose R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ZOHN, Rose R. (Marenburg) of Revere and formerly of Chelsea on Aug. 30, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Zohn. Devoted mother of Robert B. Zohn & his wife Julie. Graveside services at Temple Emmanuel of Chelsea Cemetery, Buxton Rd., Danvers on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 11:00 AM. Memorial observance at the home of Robert and Julie Zohn on Tuesday from 2:00 - 7:00 PM. Contributions in Rose's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. For online…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ann M. Kurkulonis

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Chorebanian, Dorothy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Costigan, John P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Craven, Mary J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Donald D. Arabia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Doren D. Fredrickson, esteemed professor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Edward Renfrew

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Francis P. Hunter, 83

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • George E. Letendre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • George E. Mayo Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Geraldi, Edmund C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Geraldine M. Curley, 66

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Gertrude Agostini, 90

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Hilda Martin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Jay services

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • John P. Costigan, 83

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Kathleen M. Sagan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Kathleen T. Leonard

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kelly, Roland D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Lackey, Dean W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Margaret T. Bresten, 81

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Marguerite Hayes, beloved wife and mother

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mary J. Craven, 83

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Michaud, Dorothy B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mooradian, Peter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Nancy Rose Blais, 93

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pulitzer Prize-winner Edwin Guthman dies at 89

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Robert H. Davenport

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Russell, Shirley A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Shirley A. Russell, 61

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Walter R. Orloski

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Walter R. Orloski, former Whately official

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