Saturday, September 20, 2008

Massachusetts Obituaries 09/20/08

  • Adams, Geraldine Mary

    contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation or the charity of one's choice through the office of Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201. Guestbook condolences may be made at .

    • Alice S. Dutra

      Alice S. (Horta) Dutra, wife of the late Edward F. Dutra, died on Thursday, Sept. 18th at the Southpointe Rehab & Nursing Center in Fall River. She was 79. Born in Mt. Vernon, NY, the daughter of the late Antone and Rita (Nascimento) Horta, she moved this area in 1929. Educated in Taunton schools, she later worked as a bookbinder for the Rand McNally Co. for over 20 years, before retiring at the age of 65. A communicant of St. Nicholas of Myra Church, in N. Dighton, she enjoyed serving as a volunteered…

      • Alves, Manuel Joseph

        PLYMOUTH Alves, of Plymouth, Manuel Joseph, 89, at Radius Health Care Center, September 19. Husband of the late Lucy (Zaniboni) Alves. Father of Jeffrey Alves of Plymouth. Brother of Peter, Alfred and George of Plymouth, Gertrude Powers of Weymouth, Elsie Pacific of CT, Joseph of Centerville and the late Gilbert Alves and Lillian Cruz. He also leaves many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, September 23 at St. Mary's Church, 313 Court St., Plymouth at 10 a.m. Calling hours will be…

        • Anas, Grace L. (George)

          Grace L. (George) Anas, 83, of Worcester died on Wednesday, September 17th in Saint Vincent Hospital after a short illness surrounded by her family. Her husband of 40 years, Thoma P. "Maqo" Anas died in 1990. Mrs. Anas is survived by a son, Philip R. Anas and his wife Elaine of Worcester; three daughters, Barbara J. Sylvia and her husband Michael of Waban, MA, Tina M. McNamara and her husband Bruce of Auburn and Diane L. Anas and her companion Deborah Thomas of Auburn; two sisters, Annie George of…

          • Andries, Elizabeth J.

            • Ayvazian, Phyllis

              MARSHFIELD Phyllis (Reagan) Ayvazian, of Marshfield formerly of Brockton and Hudson, Florida. At South Shore Hospital September 17. Wife of the late Charles Ayvazian. Mother of Joan (Dempsey) Hart and her fiance Bruce Gould of Marshfield and the late Patricia Dempsey. Sister of Robert and Richard Reagan of Brockton and the late Denise Jackson. She also leaves 1 granddaughter Lynette OHare of Mansfield, and several nieces and nephews. A visiting hour will be held Monday, September 22 at the Sullivan Funeral…

              • Barrett-Graziano, Lillian M.

                WEYMOUTH Lillian M. (Waterman) Barrett-Graziano. Died September 17, 2008 surrounded by her family at the South Shore Hospital. She was 74 years old. Born in Boston, she was raised and educated in West Roxbury before moving to Weymouth 40 years ago. Lillian was an operator for many years at the former New England Telephone Co. She most enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Wife of the late Joseph M. Barrett and John "Rocky" Graziano. Loving mother of Terry Barrett of AZ, Joseph M. Barrett…

                • Bedard, Ronald A.

                  Ronald A. Bedard formerly of Lowell; 54 NEW DURHAM, NH Ronald A. Bedard, 54, died Wednesday, September 17, 2008, at the Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation in Wolfeboro, after a long period of failing health. Mr. Bedard was born in Lowell, MA, on September 24, 1953, the son of Donald and Jeannette (Berard) Bedard and had been living in New Durham for the past five years, moving from Tilton, NH. Surviving members of the Family include, one son, Kevin Bedard of Lowell, MA; one sister, Diane Flaherty of…

                  • Benner, Jane A.

                    • Bernard, Eva C.

                      Eva C. Bernard 1919-2008 CAPE CORAL, FL - Eva C. Bernard, 89 passed away Saturday. She was born May 17, 1919 in Massachu-setts and was a snow bird to Florida for 20 years and then came to Cape Coral 4 years ago where she resided with her son & daughter-in-law. She retired from Hi-G in Connecticut. Eva worked at H&RBlock for many years & was a volunteer at the local library preparing taxes up to a couple of years ago. Eva was a member of the New Residents Club & had many wonderful friends…

                      • Bhatia, Manik Dayaldas

                        MEDWAY Manik Dayaldas Bhatia, 67, died unexpectedly in his home, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008. He was the husband of Linda (Dolback) Bhatia for 35 years.Born in Karachi, Undivided India, on Dec. 20, 1940, he was a son of the late Dayaldas and Rukmani (Radhakrishnani) Bhatia. Mr. Bhatia was a resident of Medway since 1989.He graduated with a bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering from St. Louis University-Institute of Technology in St. Louis, Mo., in 1967. He later received his master of science…

                        • Bousquet, Norman A.

                          ARRANGEMENTS: A Mass of Christian burial will take place on Monday morning at 11 a.m. in Saint Mary's Church in Lawrence with interment to follow in Bellevue Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen. Memorial contributions may be made to Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 Merrimack St., Bldg 9 Lawrence, MA 01843, or to Caritas Holy Family Hospital Cancer Management Trust, 70 East St., Methuen, MA 01844. For condolences or…

                          • Carolyn L. (Smith) Round

                            Carolyn L. Rounds Carolyn L. (Smith) Rounds, wife of Henry N. Rounds, died on Wednesday, Sept. 17th at the New England Medical Center. She was 66. Born in Taunton, she was the daughter of the late Vernon A. and Charlotte (Smith) Smith. Educated in Taunton schools, she graduated from Taunton High School in 1959. A communicant of Holy Family Church, she worked for many years as a Special Needs Teaching Assistant at the former Lakeville Hospital and later Taunton State Hospital. She enjoyed cruises. Besides…

                            • Cashman, Evelyn P.

                              ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008, at 8:45 a.m. from the Solimine Landergan and Richardson Funeral Home, 67 Ocean St. (Route 1A), Lynn, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Ann's Church, Peabody. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours Monday 4 to 8 p.m. Donations may be made to All Care Hospice, 16 City Hall Square, Lynn, MA 01901. Directions and guestbook at

                              • Cecchetelli Sr., Rudolph P.

                                Rudolph P. Cecchetelli, Sr. 1929 2008 LUDLOW Rudolph P. "Mr. Chick" Cecchetelli, Sr., 79, of Ludlow was Called Safely Home on Thurs-day, September 18, 2008 from his home surrounded by the care and comfort of his loving family. He was born in the Bronx, New York on September 2, 1929, a beloved son of the late Domenico and Aida (Carbono) Cecchetelli. He moved to the East Springfield section of Springfield in 1953 and lived there for many years before moving to Ludlow in 2003. He served his country…

                                • Colon, Daria

                                  • Coyle, Charles L.

                                    ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be on Monday, Sept. 22, 2008 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at The Goundrey and Dewhirst Funeral Home, 42 Main St., Salem, N.H. Funeral services will immediately follow at 5:30 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The, , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701; or to The American Lung Association, 61 Broadway, New York, NY, 10006. To send an online condolence, please visit

                                    • DeRoche, Alma T.

                                      Alma T. DeRoche formerly of Lowell, active at St. Margaret's NASHUA, NH Alma T. (Sullivan) DeRoche, of Nashua, died Tuesday, September 16, at Fairview Nursing Home in Hudson, NH. She was the wife of Wilfred DeRoche. Born in Lowell, she was a daughter of the late Mr. Sullivan and the late Jesse (Eaton) Sullivan, and was raised and educated in Lowell. She made her home on Staples Street for many years, and was a communicant of St. Margaret's Church where she was a member of the Choir. In 1998, she…

                                      • Dellascio, Dorothy C.

                                        Dorothy C. Dellascio of Wilmington Dorothy C. (Freeman) "Dottie" Dellascio, age 61, of Wilmington, September 19, 2008. Beloved wife of Alan P. Dellascio. Complete notice to follow in Sunday's The Sun edition.

                                        • Duffy, Sister Kathleen

                                          Sister Kathleen Duffy, (John Robert) 78, beloved member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Springfield for 58 years, died in Uxbridge, MA on September 18, 2008. Born in Worcester, MA she was the daughter of the late John J. and Grace M. (Horan) Duffy. Sister entered the Sisters of St. Joseph of Springfield from St. Stephen Parish, Worcester. Sister received her early education in the parochial schools of Worcester and was graduated from St. Stephen High School in 1949. She received an A.B. degree from the…

                                          • Dugroo, Robert E.

                                            Robert E. Dugroo LEESBURG, FL - Robert Edward Dugroo, 76, a retired computer engineer with The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), died on August 23 of natural causes at Leesburg Regional Medical Center, Leesburg, Florida. As a resident of Leesburg, since 2001, he came from Cape Cod, Massachusetts with his wife, Eugenia (Alice) of 51 years. Mr. Dugroo was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts in 1932 of the parents Genevieve E. Adamiak and Edward R. Dugroo. He attended the Holyoke school system and…

                                            • Farnsworth, Ada M.

                                              Ada M. Farnsworth lived in Shirley and West Palm Beach, FL; 83 SHIRLEY Ada M. (Jewett) Farnsworth, 83, formerly of Shirley and West Palm Beach, Florida, died Thursday, September 18, at the Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer. Mrs. Farnsworth was born in West Boylston, February 26, 1925, a daughter of George and Sarah (Carpenter) Jewett. Mrs. Farnsworth was the wife of the late William S. Farnsworth Sr. who died in 1974. Mrs. Farnsworth is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Barrie R. and Susan…

                                              • Fasolino Sr., Paul T.

                                                MEDWAY Paul T. Fasolino Sr., 59, of Medway died Sept. 18, in his home, following a long illness. He was the husband of Shirley A. (Morelli) Fasolino. Born in Boston, March 24, 1949, the son of David J. Fasolino of Medway and the late Mary (Ricci) Fasolino, Mr. Fasolino was raised in Roslindale and lived in Medway for 32 years. Mr. Fasolino worked for the former Data General Company for more than 25 years, and after that, EMC for several years, after the companies combined. He recently worked for Fasolino…

                                                • Foster, Elliott O.

                                                  Elliott O. Foster, 93, of Crystal Lake Rd., Gilmanton Irons Works, NH, died Sept. 15, 2008 at Kennebunk Nursing Home in Kennebunk, ME. Born March 4, 1915, Columbia, CT, son of the late Rev. Elliott Foster and Elizabeth Foster, he moved to Gilmanton in 1980 prior to residing in Shrewsbury, MA. A US Army Veteran of WW II, he was a graduate of Bates College and Duke University School of Law. Elliott retired from Paul Revere Life Insurance Co. where he was employed as a Disability Claims Adjustor. Widower of…

                                                • Franchere, Gordon H.

                                                  Gordon H. Franchere 1930 - 2008 CHICOPEE - Gordon H. Franchere, age 78, was called safely home on September 18, 2008 at the Williman-sett Nursing Center. He was born in Chicopee on August 4, 1930, son of the late Louis and Margaret (Burnett) Franchere. He graduated from the former Technical High School (the 49ers) in Springfield in 1949. He was a Cpl in the U.S. Army, 38th Ordinance Company, and served our country in the Korean War. He achieved a National Defense Service Medal, a Korean Service medal, a…

                                                  • Gaffney, Mary K.

                                                    ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held Monday morning, Sept. 22, 2008 in the C. Frank Linnehan and Son Bradford Funeral Home, 52 Salem St., Bradford beginning at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. John the Baptist Church, 114 Lincoln Ave, Haverhill at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. Calling hours will be held Sunday in the C. Frank Linnehan and Son Bradford Funeral Home, 52 Salem St., Bradford from 3 to 7 p.m. Relatives and friends kindly…

                                                    • Gallant, Donald W.

                                                      • Gaudette, Roland D. "Blackie"

                                                        Roland D. "Blackie" Gaudette, 91, of Howe Village, died Thursday, Sept. 18 at Quaboag on the Common in W. Brookfield. He leaves his wife of 28 years, Barbara J. (Krause) Gaudette; two sons, Donald R. Gaudette and his wife Dee of Spencer, William A. Gaudette of Spencer; a sister, Jeannette Bousquet of Spencer; a granddaughter, Stephanie Gaudette of Leicester; a step-son, Francis Marderosian and his wife Rita of Spencer; 3 step-grandchildren, Jefferey Goodrow and his wife Maureen, John Goodrow and…

                                                        • Gendron, David L.

                                                          • Gentilotti, Robert

                                                            MENDON Mr. Robert V. Robbie Gentilotti, 59, of Mendon, died Thursday evening, Sept. 18, 2008, at home, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He leaves his wife of 15 years, Glenda D. (Lightfoot) Gentilotti. Mr. Gentilotti was born and raised in Milford, the son of the late Salvatore Gentilotti and the son of Blanche P. (Daniels) Gentilotti, a resident of Hopedale. He had been a resident of Milford for most of his life, moving to Mendon 19 years ago. Mr. Gentilotti was a graduate of Milford High…

                                                            • Goodwin, David L.

                                                              • Hogan, Mary T.

                                                                MILTON Mary T. (Dunning) Hogan, of Milton, formerly of Jamaica Plain and Dorchester, September 18, 2008. Beloved wife of the late James J. Hogan. Loving father of Francis Hogan of Milton, Agnes Donovan and her husband John of Newbury, James Hogan, Jr. and his wife Patricia of Lynn and Eileen Hogan of Weymouth. Devoted sister of the late Catherine Brown, John, James and Edward Dunning. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home, 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest…

                                                                • Howard, Pauline D.

                                                                  Pauline D. Howard, formerly of Lowell Pauline D. (Adams) Howard, of Attleboro. Relatives and friends may call at the McKENNA-OUELLETTE FUNERAL HOME, 327 Hildreth St., on Sunday from 2 until 5 P.M. Funeral services and burial will be private. Donations in her memory may be made to: Community VNA Hospice Care, 10 Emory St., Attleboro, MA 02703. For directions or condolences, please visit

                                                                  • Hughes, Elva A.

                                                                    QUINCY Elva A. (Rogers) Hughes died in Hannah B.G. Shaw Nursing home in Middleboro, Sunday, September 14, she was 96. She previously resided in Carver, Quincy and Hancock, NH. Elva was born in Boston and grew up in Hancock, NH. She graduated from Hancock High SchoolClass of 1930, Hancock, NH. She attended Keene Normal School, Keene, NH. She worked as a bookkeeper for Claus Gelotte Camera Company in Quincy. She retired in 1976. She was a life long member of the Hancock Congregational Church of Hancock NH and…

                                                                    • Hunt, Patricia L.

                                                                      ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Augustine Church, 43 Essex St., Andover, Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Calling hours will be held in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main St., Andover, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial will be private. Donations in Patricia's memory may be made to St. Jude's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For additional information, please visit

                                                                      • Ilacqua, Mary V.

                                                                        Mary V. Ilacqua QUINCY Mary V. Ilacqua, September 17, 2008. Devoted mother of Charmaine Ilacqua and her husband Frederic Philemond of Bridgewater and Wanda Ilacqua of Quincy. Sister of Joseph Ilacqua and his wife Anne of Pawtucket, RI, Anthony Ilacqua and his wife Carol of Littleton, NH, the late Dominic Ilacqua and the late Francis Ilacqua. Cherished grandmother of Chante, Nicholas and Dominique Ilacqua of Bridgewater; Victor, Paul, Nicole Ilacqua, and Andreanna, Christopher and Joaquin Duarte and great…

                                                                        • Jackson, Betty L.

                                                                          MARSHFIELD Betty L. Jackson, 79, of Scituate, formally of Marshfield, died suddenly August 19, 2008. She grew up on a family-worked farm in Ashby, MA. Betty was the middle child of seven siblings. She devoted most of her life to helping people as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Many knew her as a caring, loving and compassionate woman, devoted to her family and friends. She enjoyed knitting, sewing, reading and rug hooking and visiting with her family. She will be remembered for her kindness and gentle…

                                                                          • Jansen, Cynthia C.

                                                                            Cynthia C. Jansen 1957-2008 BELCHERTOWN- Cynthia C.(Tilley) Jansen passed away peacefully on Wednesday,September 17th surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband, Evert Jansen, five daughters; Michelle Toolan, Christine Elias and her husband Sadiq, Cara, Laura and Rachel; five beloved grandchildren; Morgan, McKenna, Mia, Anthony and Ava; her mother Eleanor Hall of Springfield; her brother Alan and his wife Cathy of Springfield, two sisters Cheryl and Judith along with many nieces,…

                                                                            • Janulewicz, G. Eleanor

                                                                              G. Eleanor Janulewicz formerly of Lowell, DeMoulas Markets retiree CHELMSFORD G. Eleanor (Haggerty) Janulewicz, a resident of North Chelmsford, formerly of Lowell, died early Friday morning, Sept. 5th, after an extended illness. She was born in Lowell, the daughter of the late Gladys (Shaw) Haggerty and William Haggerty, and was predeceased by her beloved husband, Robert R. Janulewicz. She was a graduate of Lowell High School where she was a captain in the Girl Officers Regiment, and later attended Bradshaw…

                                                                              • Kielb Jr., William K.

                                                                                • Knowlton, Stephan J.

                                                                                  • Kostrzewa, Anna

                                                                                    ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends may call on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St. Methuen. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, Sept. 22, 2008 at 9 a.m. at St. Lucy's Parish in Methuen, with internment to follow in Elmwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to the, , Memorial Giving Program, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Please visit, for online condolences and directions.

                                                                                    • Kus', Edwin J.

                                                                                      • Lambe Jr., William L.

                                                                                        WEYMOUTH William L. Lambe, Jr. died September 18, 2008 at Weymouth Health Care. He was 50 years old. Born and lifetime Weymouth resident. Bill was a self employed building contractor. Partner of Jacqueline Lewis. Father of Michael, David and Daniel Lambe, all of Weymouth. Son of William L. Lambe, Sr. of Weymouth and the late Kathryn (Evans) Lambe. Brother of John "Jack" Lambe of NY, Timothy Lambe of South Boston, Maureen Lambe of MD, Kathryn Folsom of Winthrop and Sara Barnum of Beverly. Also…

                                                                                        • Levine, Allan Lewis

                                                                                          who wish may make Memorial Contributions in his name to New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, 4407 Menaul Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110. Interment in Temple Beth El Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA. Funeral Director Walter F. Bayliss, Jr.,

                                                                                          • Logan, Christopher J.

                                                                                            PEMBROKE Christopher J. Logan Herm of Pembroke died on September 18, 2008. He was 42 years old. Father of Moriah Logan of Halifax. Son of Barbara M. Logan and the late Walter M. Logan. Brother of Michael Logan and his wife Andrea of Pembroke, and Timothy Logan and his wife Diane of Halifax. Former husband of Margaret Logan of Halifax. Uncle of Michael, Kelly, and Nicholas Logan all of Pembroke, and Heather Davis and Emily Logan of Halifax. Fianc of Susan Kearney of Pembroke. Visiting hours will be held on…

                                                                                            • Lonergan, Jane M.

                                                                                              BRIDGEWATER Jane M. Lonergan, (Ryan) of Bridgewater, formerly of Canton, died on September 19, 2008 at Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, at the age of 80. Born in New York, New York, a daughter of the late William & Gladys (Gazzola) Ryan, she was raised & educated in Boston. She lived in Canton for 50 years before moving to Bridgewater 5 years ago. Jane was a homemaker who loved animals, music, reading & attending performances at the South Shore Music Circus. She was the wife of…

                                                                                              • Lucero, Miguel

                                                                                                Miguel Lucero of Westford, MA, formerly of Makati and Cavite, Philippines WESTFORD Mr. Miguel Lucero, of Westford, MA, died in his home, Thursday afternoon, September 18, 2008. He was married to Mrs. Asuncion (Angcanan) Lucero with whom he celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary on May 28, 2008. Born in the Philippines on May 21, 1933, he was the son of late Esteban and Beatriz (Dionisio) Lucero. He served in the Armed Forces of the Philippines under the Philippine Constabulary for 32 years. Starting at…

                                                                                                • Lynch, Matthew R.

                                                                                                  hours are Sunday, September 21 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM in the funeral home. For directions and online condolence book please visit

                                                                                                • MacDonald, Catherine M.

                                                                                                  BRAINTREE Catherine M. (Manganello) MacDonald, 77, of Braintree died on Friday, September 19, 3008. She was born in Braintree and was a lifelong resident of the town. She graduated from Braintree High School, Class of 1949. She was a career homemaker,was a wonderful cook, devoted to her family and was a fun grandmother. She was the wife of the late Braintree Police Officer Charles O. MacDonald who died September 11, 1981. Beloved mother of Cynthia C. McCormack and her husband Robert McCormack of Plymouth,…

                                                                                                  • MacDonald, Eunice A.

                                                                                                    Eunice A. MacDonald of Beverly, Fitchburg native; 80 BEVERLY Eunice A. (Crossland) MacDonald, 80, died Wednesday, September 17, 2008, in Salem Hospital surrounded by her children, after a brief illness. Born in Fitchburg, she was the daughter of the late Annie (Buckley) and Albert Crossland. Mrs. MacDonald was a longtime resident of Beverly, and was an active volunteer at the Hannah School Library, Habitat for Humanity, Haven from Hunger in Peabody, and the Soup Kitchen at St. Peter's Episcopal Church…

                                                                                                    • Markette, Infant Kaleigh H.

                                                                                                      ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be private and are in the care of Paradis Funeral Home.

                                                                                                      • Martel, Ronald R.


                                                                                                        • Mary Jane Bourgeois

                                                                                                          Mrs. Mary Jane (Kerrin) Bourgeois, formerly of Taunton, died Monday, September 14 in the Ellicott City Health and Rehabilitation Center, Ellicott City, Md. She was the beloved wife of the late Roland M. Bourgeois. She was born 98 years ago in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, the daughter of the late Andrew and Elizabeth (Hart) Kerrin. She was educated in Taunton and had been a city resident for most of her life before moving to Baltimore to be with her daughter in 1992. Prior to her retirement, she had…

                                                                                                          • McGrail, Ann (O'Coin)

                                                                                                            Ann (O'Coin) McGrail, 79, formerly of Gilman St, died peacefully on Friday, Sept. 19, in her home. CALLING HOURS are 4 to 8 p.m. on MONDAY, Sept. 22, in KELLY FUNERAL HOME, 154 Lincoln St. Complete notice in the Sunday Telegram and at

                                                                                                            • Mirarchi, Kathleen Annette

                                                                                                              Kathleen Annette Mirarchi MARSHFIELD Kathleen Annette (Harris) Mirarchi, age 91, September 16, 2008. Loving wife of the late Anthony Mirarchi. Kitty passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family. Kitty was born in Wimbeldon, England on J uly 5, 1917. She attended the Ursuline Convent School in Wimbeldon and in 1938 earned a diploma in pharmacy from the London Society of Apothecaries. She served her country during World War II as a member of Englands Royal Air Force. She met her husband…

                                                                                                              • Moran, Rosemary A.

                                                                                                                Rosemary A. Moran WEST HAZELTON, PA - Rosemary A. Moran 66 of 639 Ridge Ave West Hazleton died peacefully at her home while surr-ounded by her family after a short illness. Born and raised in Westfield Mass. she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Katherine (O'Neil) Moore. She was a member of Transfiguration Church- West Hazleton. She was employed as a veterinarian assistant for Northeast Animal Hospital, Freeland she loved her children and grandchildren dearly and her love of flowers, gardening,…

                                                                                                                • Nelson, Marlene

                                                                                                                  MELROSE Described by friends as, "a funny and generous lady", passed away in September 18, 2006. Diagnosed with lung cancer on August of 2006, she was given 3 to 6 months to live. Her faith and will to fight kept her alive for 2 1/2 years. Marlene was 67. Marlene was a woman of many talents. She was an excellent surgical nurse, an exceptional potter and a skilled photographer. Marlene had a profound love and concern for the marginalized of the world. She traveled to South Africa to teach…

                                                                                                                  • Newgard, Mary

                                                                                                                    ARRANGEMENTS: There are no calling hours. Private services will be held and entombment will be in St Mary Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Mausoleum, Lawrence. Arrangements are by The Charles F. Dewhirst Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. To send an online condolence, please visit,

                                                                                                                    • O'Brien Jr., Rev. Francis E.

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

                                                                                                                      • Padykula, Marian A.

                                                                                                                        Marian A. Padykula 1922 - 2008 CHICOPEE -- Marian A. (Martysik) Padykula, 86, of Chicopee, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 19, 2008 at Birch Manor. Born February 11, 1922, a daughter of the late John and Anna (Stefanik) Martysik, she was a lifelong Chicopee resident. Marian was a graduate of Chicopee High School, Class of 1940 and later graduated from Springfield Technical Community College. She was a retired office manager for Schermerhorn's Box Co. and previously worked for Springfield…

                                                                                                                        • Paul G. Racine

                                                                                                                          Mr. Paul G. Racine, of Taunton, died Wednesday, September 17 in Marian Manor following a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Lucy (Champluvier) Racine. He is the father of Paul D. Racine of St. Petersburg, Fla., Lucille Sposini of Raynham, Irene Murray of East Taunton, Denise Bussiere of Attleboro and Claudette Posca of No. Dighton. Mr. Racine also leaves 3 brothers, 4 sisters, 8 grandchildren, 6 great grand children and several nieces and nephews. A complete funeral notice will follow.…

                                                                                                                          • Pelletier, Roland "Joe"

                                                                                                                            • Perillo, Marie E. (Sacchetti)

                                                                                                                              • Peterson, Wayne D.

                                                                                                                                Wayne D. Peterson formerly of Tewksbury; 60 WAREHAM Wayne D. Peterson, 60, died Thurs., Sept. 18, 2008, at his home in Wareham, after an extended illness. He was the husband of Ruth H. (Liegakos) Peterson. Born in Portland, ME, the son of the late Sherman D. & Betty Jean (King) Peterson, he graduated from Tewksbury High School. He also attended Northern Essex Community College, and Merrimack College. A previous resident of Tewksbury and Westboro, Mr. Peterson has lived in Wareham for 26 years. Mr.…

                                                                                                                                • Pipitone, Pasquale L.

                                                                                                                                  • Poland, Gary M.

                                                                                                                                    Gary M. Poland 1960-2008 Westfield - Gary M. Poland, 48, died Sept 19, 2008 In his peaceful and serene home with his loving wife, Jeannie Miller-Poland holding him. Gary lost his 4 year battle of cancer. He was born in N.H. And moved to West Springfield where he attended local schools. He has been a resident of Westfield for the past 3 years. Gary's #1 priority has been his wife, Jeannie and his children, helping others, teaching about morals, God, forgiveness, letting go of resentments, acceptance and…

                                                                                                                                    • Quintal Jr., Louis E.

                                                                                                                                      • Renaud, Paul T.

                                                                                                                                        Paul T. Renaud 1944 2008 HOLYOKE Paul T. Renaud, 64, of Holyoke was Called Safely Home on Tuesday, September 16, 2008. He was born in Holyoke on June 15, 1944, a beloved son of the late Orile P. and Irene (Lafrance) Renaud. He was raised in the Willimansett section of Chicopee and returned to Holyoke in 1983. He was employed in the laundry department at Holyoke Medical Center. He was a life member of the North American Fishing Club. He leaves his beloved companion of 28 years with whom he lived, Alice M.…

                                                                                                                                        • Richards, Francis J.

                                                                                                                                          Francis J. Richards home builder, decorated WWII veteran; 89 LOWELL Francis Joseph Richards, 89, died peacefully Thursday morning, September 18, 2008 following a long illness. He was the husband of the late Eileen (Chouinard) Richards who died in September 1994 to whom he was married for 47 years. He was born on April 20, 1919, in Andover, MA, son of the late Joseph A. Richards and Angeline Bernard. He received his early education in the Andover school system and earned a Certificate from the American…

                                                                                                                                          • Richman, Douglas

                                                                                                                                            .com ) at Natick Common. In lieu of flowers, donations in Dougs memory may be made to the Richman Childrens Fund, c/o Natick Federal Savings Bank, 49 Main St., Natick, MA 01760.

                                                                                                                                            • Santimore Sr., Douglas A.

                                                                                                                                              Douglas A. Santimore Sr., 73, of Barre, formerly of Worcester died on Friday, September 19 in St. Vincent Hospital. Alfred Roy & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Hammond St., Worcester is directing arrangements. Please visit

                                                                                                                                              • Scheible-Beddow, Laura F.

                                                                                                                                                • Schwartz, Donald R.

                                                                                                                                                  Major Donald R. Schwartz WEYMOUTH Major Donald R. Schwartz, USMC Retired, a decorated 26 year veteran of the USMC died at his home in Weymouth on Wednesday, September 17, surrounded by his loving family. He was 65 years of age. Born in Chelsea, he was raised and educated in Hamilton, had lived in Waterbury, CT and Sydney, Australia before moving to Weymouth 7 years ago. Major Schwartz enlisted in the Marines in 1961 and rose thru the ranks receiving many commendations before his retirement in 1987. He was…

                                                                                                                                                • Simmons, Janet A.

                                                                                                                                                  Janet A. Simmons of Wilmington, St. Thomas member; 82 WILMINGTON Mrs. Janet A. (Ball) Simmons, age 82, of Wilmington, died peacefully at her home on September 18, 2008, surrounded by her family following a courageous battle with cancer. Janet was born in Salem, MA, February 16, 1926, to the late Ralph C. and Jennie A. (Silva) Ball, and spent her early years in Gloucester. She attended Somerville public schools where she graduated from Somerville High School in 1943. She worked in Boston for a number of…

                                                                                                                                                  • Slaven, Kenneth S.

                                                                                                                                                    Kenneth Slaven PEMBROKE Kenneth S. Slaven, 40, of Pembroke, died September 18 in Pembroke. Son of Frank and Janice (Thiboutot) Slaven of Alabama. Father of Daniel Slaven of Alabama, Jeremy Slaven of Carver, Jamie Slaven of Dorchester, John Paul Slaven of Pembroke, Christopher Slaven of Pembroke, and stepson Justin Flame of Pembroke. He was especially close to his brother Alan Slaven and his wife Cheryl of Pembroke and his sister Pamela Whitlow and her husband Michael of Alabama. He is also survived by…

                                                                                                                                                    • Squire, Emilie A.

                                                                                                                                                      Emilie A. Squire STAFFORD SPRINGS, CT - Emilie A. Squire, 88, of Stafford Springs, CT, beloved wife of the late Robert E. Squire, passed away on Thursday, September 18, 2008 at Johnson Memorial Hospital, Stafford Springs, CT. She was born in New York City, daughter of the late Anton and Emily (Rabstejnek) Prochaska. Emilie retired as a bookkeeper from Backus Motors after many years of employment. Emilie is survived by her two children, Karen Soukup and her husband John of Stafford Springs, CT, and Robert M.…

                                                                                                                                                      • Squires, Brady David

                                                                                                                                                        Brady David Squires 2008 - 2008 BLANDFORD - Brady David Squires, six month old son of Roy E. and Lori (Smith) Squires Jr. died Thursday, September 18, 2008 in Baystate Children's Hospital. He was born in Springfield on February 25, 2008. Besides his parents, he leaves a sister, Ashley Squires of Blandford, his paternal grandfather, Roy E. Squires Sr. and his wife Susan of Blandford, his paternal grandmother Kathy Squires and her partner John Rahaim of Hadley, his maternal grandfather Ronald Smith of…

                                                                                                                                                        • Sweeney, Irene P.

                                                                                                                                                          ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning, Sept. 23, 2008 in the C. Frank Linnehan and Son Haverhill Funeral Home, 129 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill, beginning at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. James Church, 185 Winter St., Haverhill at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Primrose Street, Haverhill. Calling hours will be held Monday in the C. Frank Linnehan and Son Haverhill Funeral Home, 129 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill from 4 to 8 p.m. Relatives and…

                                                                                                                                                          • Szlyk, Blance B. (Jankowski)

                                                                                                                                                            Blance B. (Jankowski) Szlyk, 90, of Worcester, died Thursday Sept. 18, 2008 in her home. Her husband, Joseph W. Szlyk died in 1993. She leaves two daughters, Christine C. Stebbins and Joanne E. Szlyk both of Worcester; three grandchildren, Bridget Vazquez, Stephen Beauregard and Stephanie Beauregard; eight great-grandchildren, Tiffany, Michael, Lee, Sara and Charlie Vazquez, Victoria and Joseph Rychwalski and Makayla Condos; one great great-grandson, Jeffrey Mancini III; and several cousins, nieces and…

                                                                                                                                                            • Tanona, Mary H.

                                                                                                                                                              Mary H. (Luby) Tanona, 88, of Worcester, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, in the Notre Dame Long Term Care Center. Her husband of 42 years, Joseph J. Tanona, Sr., died in 1998. She leaves two sons, Joseph J. Tanona, Jr. and his wife Elizabeth Tanona of Paxton, and William J. Tanona of Colchester, Vt.; two daughters, Mary A. Tanona and Susan E. Tanona, both of Worcester; two grandsons, Joseph J. Tanona III and Matthew Tanona, and many nephews and nieces. Her brothers, Owen, James and William Luby, and her…

                                                                                                                                                              • Tougas, Roger J.

                                                                                                                                                                Roger J. Tougas 1945 - 2008 EAST LONGMEADOW - Roger J. Tougas, 62 of East Longmeadow passed away suddenly on Friday, 19th-September, 2008 at Baystate Medical Center. At the time of his passing he was surrounded by his loving wife of twenty two years, Caroline (Demers) Tougas and their children Rebecca Weston, Katie and Jennifer Tougas and Kristen and Lauren Garlett. Born the eldest son of the late Theresa and Roger Tougas of Chicopee, Roger was educated in the Chicopee school system and attended both…

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                                                                                                                                                                  Robert G. Testa of Melrose, an automotive shop owner, died Wednesday in Rochester, N.H. He was 47. Born...

                                                                                                                                                                  • Whalen, Katherine M.

                                                                                                                                                                    Katherine M. Whalen ABINGTON Katherine M. (Howley) Whalen, 73, of Abington, died Thursday September 18th at the South Shore Hospital after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late RalphSkip Whalen. Katherine was born in Boston and bought up in Dorchester, daughter of the late Thomas F. and Delia M. (Noone) Howley. She was a graduate of the Archbishop Cushing High School. Katherine worked for the New England Tel. & Tel, South Shore Hospital and then as a manager for Bradlees. She has been…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Whitney, Ethel F.

                                                                                                                                                                      Ethel F. Whitney of Leominster Ethel F. Whitney, 63, of Leominster, died Thursday, September 18, 2008 in Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester. Wright Roy Funeral Home, 109 West Street, Leominster, directing arrangements which are incomplete.

                                                                                                                                                                      • Wieloch, Rose A. (Ruda)

                                                                                                                                                                        Rose A. (Ruda) Wieloch, age 95, of 338 Thompson Road, Webster; formerly of 400 West Main Street, Dudley, died Friday, September 19, 2008 at Webster Manor. Her husband, Frank J. Wieloch died in 1990. She is survived by two sons, Francis Wieloch of Union Hall, VA and Thomas Wieloch of Wexford, PA; three daughters, Lucy Hajec and Alice Bantle, both of Pawleys Island, SC, and Rosemary Kindler of Dobbs Ferry, NY; one sister, Stasia Gasparik of West Brookfield; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Rose…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Beaupre, Jeannette M.

                                                                                                                                                                        • Carlos Carrisquillo

                                                                                                                                                                          • Deane B. Hiscock Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                            • Dodge, Marian E.

                                                                                                                                                                              • Evelyn Cashman

                                                                                                                                                                                • Faulkner, Robert A.

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Frieda Gauger, 94, Easthampton native

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Gagnon, Julia T.

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Gagnon, Theresa S.

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Guy J. Hall

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Jeannette M. Beaupre, 90

                                                                                                                                                                                            • John A. DeFrancisco

                                                                                                                                                                                              • John L. Graves

                                                                                                                                                                                                • John Podmayer, 87, Hatfield native

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Keller, Mary E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Laurent Lussier Sr., ran L&L construction

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • MacDonald, Eunice A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rosina Burnham

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Roy Warren, 56, of Northampton

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ruth Knott

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Shirley C. Disario

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Stephen Clark, Amherst alum, fundraiser

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Usovicz, Alice E.

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