Friday, September 26, 2008

Massachusetts Obituaries 09/26/08

  • Acucena, Alice A.

    NEW BEDFORD —Alice A. (Budd) Acucena, 89, of Acushnet died at The Oaks on September 25, 2008. She was the widow of Joao "John" M. Acucena. Mrs. Acucena was born in Acushnet, daughter of the late James A. and Elizabeth (Hagelon) Budd, and was a lifelong resident of the town. She was a member of the Clifford Union Chapel. She was a member of the Acushnet Historical Society, enjoyed gardening and most of all loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survivors include her…

    • Alves, Antonio Afonso

      Antonio Afonso Alves 1929-2008 LUDLOW - Antonio Afonso Alves, 79, of Ludlow, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 25th, 2008, surround-ed by his loving family. Born in Travassos da Cha,Portugal to the late Domingos Afonso Alves and Ermelinda (Pereira) Alves, he has lived in Ludlow since 1973. Antonio, better known as Russo, was a faithful communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Parish, a proud member of Gremio Lusitano Club and a former soldier in the Portuguese Army. He enjoyed gardening, Bocce, going…

      • Anne M. Theriault

        Mrs. Anne M. (Morin) Theriault, of Taunton, died Wednesday, September 24 at her son’s residence following a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Emile J. Theriault, Sr. She was the mother of Alan Theriault of Assonet and the late Emile J. Theriault, Jr., and was the sister of Rhea Boudreau of Taunton. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated in St. Jude the Apostle Church at a time and date to be announced. Arrangements are under the direction of the Riendeau-Mulvey Funeral Home of Taunton.…

        • Antins, Voldemars

          ANTINS, Voldemars Age 88. In New London, NH on Sept. 23, 2008. Of Bradford, NH and formerly of Roslindale, MA. Native of Latvia. Skilled carpenter and former owner of Boston area construction business. Husband of the late Dagmara Antins. Brother of the late Arvids Antins, Austra Fricker, Nora Balgalvis and Irma Upelnieks. Survived by stepchildren and nine nieces and nephews. Memorial service at Piesaule Latvian Lutheran Camp, Bradford, NH on Sat., Sept. 27, 2008 at 1:00 P.M.

          • Antonio I. Medeiros

            Antonio I. Medeiros, a resident of Golden Living Rehab and Nursing Center, Wedgemere and formerly of School St., died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008 in Morton Hospital & Medical Center, after a long illness. He was 84. He was the husband of Maria Isabel (Pereira) Medeiros. He was born in Faial da Terra, St. Miguel, Azores, son of the late Jose I. and Maria Conceicao (Maurico) Medeiros. He was formerly employed as a machine operator at the Princess House in Dighton for 10 years and retired due to a work related…

            • Barnicle, Robert J.

              BARNICLE, Robert J. Of Cambridge Sept. 24, Devoted father of Sarah Barnicle & her husband Peter Causton of Plymouth and Kathryn Barnicle of Plymouth. Grandfather of Connor Crane of Plymouth. Brother of Joan Kingsley of Flat Rock, NC. Former husband of Marianne S. Barnicle of Bar Harbor, ME. Brother in law of Ellen Bryant of Plymouth. Visitation in the Stanton Funeral Home 786 Mt. Auburn St. (RT16) WATERTOWN on Saturday 9-10:45 A.M. Graveside Service in the Cambridge Cemetery, Coolidge Ave. Cambridge at…

              • Beedle, Gary S.

                SANDWICH —Gary S. Beedle, 44, of Sandwich died suddenly on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008. Born in New Haven, Conn., on Nov. 20, 1963, he was the son of the late Terry Shingler. He was a graduate of Lyman Hall High School in Wallingford, Conn. He is survived by his life partner, Kevin Lee, and many friends. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 154 Route 6A, Sandwich, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday. Burial will follow in Sandwich Town Cemetery.…

                • Belloli, Alcide

                  home will be Sunday, Sept. 28, from 2 to 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to Friends of the Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt. Wayte Ave., Framingham, MA 01702, or the MetroWest Humane Society, P.O. Box 1068, Framingham, MA 01701.

                  • Bernado, Frances A.

                    and friends are most respectfully invited to attend a FuneralMassinSt.Agnes Church 51 Medford St., Arlington on Saturday, September 27 at 10am. At the request of the family calling hours are at the church Saturday from 9:30-10am. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Frances' memory to the charity of your choice. Arrangementsbythe Cota- Struzziero-McKennaFuneral Home,197WashingtonSt., SOMERVILLE., Cota-Struzziero-McKenna 617-625-6150

                    • Bohdiewicz, Rosalie T. (Trzcinski)

                      Blanche K. Fay-Hiltz, 85, of Worcester passed away peacefully, Wednesday, September 24th, 2008 in the University of Massachusetts surrounded by family. Blanche's husband Basil Hiltz passed away in 1992. She is survived by her five children, Harold Fay of Winchendon, Walter Fay of Fitchburg, Angie Hanley and her husband Gary of Shrewsbury, Arlene Oroszko of Worcester and Esther Merly and her husband Jose of Worcester; a brother, Frank Garrow in New York; 18 grandchildren; many great grandchildren; nieces…

                      • Bonavire, Muriel T.

                        BONAVIRE, Muriel T. 78, of Natick, passed away, Thursday, Sept. 25th at her daughter's home in Ashland. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Thelma Goode, and wife to Louise V Bonavire. A longtime resident of Natick, she was employed in the distribution department of the Metrowest Newspaper in Framingham. In addition to her husband, she is survived by seven children: Linda Steinwachs and her husband James of Bellingham, Brenda Grabau of Ashland, Gail Paglia and her husband Rick of…

                        • Boucher, Rosemary I.

                          Rosemary I. Boucher 1953-2008 LUDLOW - Rosemary I. Boucher 54 of Ludlow peacefully passed away peacefully Monday evening September 22 surrounded by here loving family in Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, PA Born in Ludlow November 7, 1953 she was the daughter of the late Leander H. and Rose M. (Roy) Boucher. A lifelong resident of Ludlow she was educated in St. John the Baptist Elementary School, and graduated from Ludlow High School, she was a 1980 graduate of Western New England College earning her…

                          • Boyle, Jean M.

                            Jean M. Boyle ROCKLAND Mrs. Jean M. (Sullivan) Boyle, 62, of Rockland, formerly of Dorchester died Thursday, September 25, 2008 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. Jean was an insurance assistant with Liberty Mutual Insurance Company for 25 years. Born in Boston, she was from the Savin Hill area of Dorchester and was a former member of St. Williams Band. Mrs. Boyle has lived in Rockland for 35 years. She was a volunteer coach for girls Town League Basketball, an assistant for Girl Scouts and a…

                            • Briasco, John J.

                              BRIASCO, John J. Of Ashland,Sept.25,2008. Beloved husband of Catherine R "Rena" (Tiramani) Briasco. Devoted father of Andrea Brett and her husband Edward of Alpharetta, GA, Catherine A. Briasco and her husband Lawrence Stewart of Wayland and Marie Briasco and her husband G. Winfield Treese of Wayland. Also survived by a sister, Josephine Stefanini of Framingham, 9 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Eugene J. McCarthy and Sons Funeral Home, 11 Lincoln St., FRAMINGHAM,…

                              • Canaday, Alice

                                CANADAY, Alice (Gregson) of Lexington, formerly of Belmont, MA and New London, NH. Sept. 24, 2008. Age 87. Beloved wife of Wilbur D. Canaday, Jr., mother of Peter G. Canaday of Dakota Dunes, SD and John H. Canaday, Cos Cob, CT. Devoted grandmother of Miles and Brooks Canaday of Cos Cob, CT, and Rachel and Nathan Canaday of Broomfield, CO. Graduate of Smith College '43 and Yale School of Music '45. Piano faculty at the New England Conservatory, Boston and The Rivers School, Weston, for many years.…

                                • Carreiro, Helen

                                  FALMOUTH —Helen Carreiro and her son, Lionel C. Carreiro, died on Sept. 1, 2008. Mrs. Carreiro was a lifelong resident of Falmouth. Born on July 16, 1916, she was employed in the home care business, and was an avid flower gardener and plant person. She leaves a daughter, Joyce Perry of North Brookfield; a son, Richard Silvia of Falmouth; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Lionel C. Carreiro, a 1972 graduate of Falmouth High School, passed away unexpectedly at his Falmouth home. A lifelong…

                                  • Casale, Osvaldo

                                    Osvaldo Casale ENFIELD - died Thurs. 9/25/08. Funeral Mon. 9am Browne Mem. Funeral Chapel, mass 10 am St. Martha's Church, calling hrs. Sun. 4-8 at the funeral home.,

                                    • Chomyn, Stasia

                                      Stasia Chomyn 1922 - 2008 CHICOPEE - Stasia Chomyn, 86, of Rolf Ave, died Thursday September 25, 2008, at the Loomis House. She was born in Niwno, Poland. Stasia was the daughter of the late Aldoph and Angela Burdukiewicz. Stasia worked for Pratt and Austin. Stasia and her husband the late Peter Chomyn who died in 1988 got married during World War II in Belgium. They moved to the United States in 1949. She was predeceased by her husband and her sister Janina. Stasia is survived by her children, Mary Jenco…

                                      • Cicolini, Vincent A.

                                        & friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday 2-6 p.m. Entombment Holy Cross Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the VNACare Network & Hospice, 5 Federal St., Danvers, MA 01923. For directions & obit

                                        • Condon, Eugene B.

                                          and friends invited. Memorial Visitation Sunday from 2:00 - 6:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Eugene B. Condon Foundation for Cancer Research; which has been established by his family in his honor, P.O. Box 108, North Scituate, MA. 02060.

                                          • Coutu, Claire

                                            Claire Coutu formerly of Lowell; 71 MARYLAND Miss Claire Coutu, age 71, a resident of LaPlata, Maryland, and a former resident of Lowell, died Monday, September 22, 2008. Born in Lowell on May 11, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Leo and Florence (Hudon) Coutu and step-daughter of the late Rodolphe Coutu. She had attended St. Joseph's school and Lowell Vocational School. While living in Lowell, she was a parishioner of the former St. Jean Baptiste Church and was a member of the former Garde Ste…

                                            • Cramer, Maureen

                                              HANOVER Mrs. Maureen (McKinstra) Cramer, 77, of Hanover, died Wednesday, September 24th in the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth after a brief illness. She was born in Freeport, IL on February 16, 1931, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Kelly) McKinstra. She was a graduate of Aquin High School and attended Marycrest College in Davenport, IA. Maureen was a long time member of St. Mary of the Sacred Heart Parish in Hanover, where she was a CCD Teacher and a Greeter. She was formerly a Teachers Aide at…

                                              • Cronin, Judith I.

                                                and friends may call at the Funeral Home Sunday l-5 PM. Interment, V.A. National Cemetery, Bourne, MA. For obit, directions and guestbook:, . McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home Stoneham 781-438-0405

                                                • Crowley, Robert W.

                                                  & friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass in St. Zepherin Church, 99 Main St. (at Cochituate Village) WAYLAND on Mon. Sept. 29 at 10 am. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Needham. Visiting hours in the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park St (at Natick Common) NATICK on Sun. Sept 28 from 3-7 PM. Donations in his memory may be made to the Robert W. Crowley Golf Scholarship, Boston College, Moore Hall 220, 140 Comm. Ave. Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. Late 53 year member of the PGA,…

                                                • Cuoco, Ingrid C.

                                                  NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH Ingrid C. (Kreuschner) Cuoco, of North Attleborough, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, in Mount St. Rita Health Care Center, Cumberland. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Fitzgerald & Collins Funeral Home ( ), 378 Lincoln St., Marlborough.

                                                  • Cutler, Sarah B.

                                                    CUTLER, Sarah B. Of Orchard Park, NY September 21, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Thomas P. Cutler; loving mother of Thomas P. (Caryn),Jr., Denny B. (Millie) and Nancy C.(David) Ignacio; cherished grand-mother of Casey, Hanna, Pamela, Natalie, Thomasand Peter. No prior Visitation. Services will be held at 11:30am Saturday September 27th at St. John's Episcopal Church, WESTWOOD, MA. Burial will be private. Memorials may be made to Buffalo Hospice.

                                                    • Czech, Theodore J.

                                                      Theodore J. Czech 1923 - 2008 CHICOPEE - Theodore J. Czech, 84 of Chicopee, died on Thursday, September 25, 2008 at Heritage Hall West in Agawam. He was a thirty five year retired employee for Savage Arms Corp. of Westfield. Theodore was born on November 21, 1923 in Chicopee and was a life long resident. He was the son of the late Antoni and Mary A. (Deren) Czech. Theodore was a communicant of the Basilica of St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr and a former fifty year member of the YMCA. Theodore was an Army…

                                                      • Dame-Borgstrom, Marjorie M.

                                                        ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial gathering will be held Tuesday, Sept. 30 from 10 to 11 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. at the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, N.H. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the, , 2 Commerce Dr. Suite 110, Bedford, N.H. 03110 To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at

                                                        • Davis, Paul W.

                                                          and friends kindly invited. Visitation Saturday morning prior to Mass from 8-9:30 AM at the funeral home. Private interment in Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. Late Vietnam Veteran, U.S. Marine Corps. Member of the IBEW Local 103, the K of C, Mt. Pleasant Council 98, West Roxbury, and the Dedham American Legion Post 18. Online guestbook and directions at, . P.E. Murray - George F. Doherty & Sons West Roxbury 617-325-2000

                                                          • Diaute, Alfred A.

                                                            • Dik, Gordon H.

                                                              Gordon H. Dik of Fitchburg A Memorial Service for Gordon H. Dik, who died Tuesday, Sept. 23rd will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27th at 1:00 p.m. in the Highland Baptist Church, 19 Cedar Street, Fitchburg.

                                                              • Dilk Sr., Joseph F.

                                                                Joseph F. Dilk, Sr. 1922-2008 EAST LONGMEADOW - Joseph Francis Dilk, Sr., 86, passed away Tuesday September 23rd at Baystate Medical Center. Born in Spring-field, he was the son of the late Joseph F. and Agnes (Donnelly) Dilk. Joe graduated from Springfield Technical High School in 1940 and he served with the 13th Army Air Corp during WWII in the South Pacific. Joe founded the Conn. Valley Artesian Well Company in 1950 and his son Joe III joined him as partner in 1985. He was so proud that his grandson Joe…

                                                                • Donovan Jr., Franics Edward

                                                                  and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours Sunday 3-7. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. Graduate of Boston College Class of 1970. Late Director of Reimbursement for Memorial Hospital, Pawtucket, RI. In lieu of flowers donations in Frank's name may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, One Bullfinch Pl. 2nd Flr, Boston,MA02114, orthe AmericanLiverFoundation, N.E. Chapter, 88 Winchester, St., Newton,MA02461, Bell-O'Dea Funeral Home 617-277-7652

                                                                  • Doreen M. Pratt

                                                                    Doreen M. (Morris) Pratt, 61, of West Wareham, formerly of Raynham, died Sept. 23, 2008 in Tobey Hospital, Wareham. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Marie (Serra) Morris. She was born in Taunton and lived in Raynham for many years before moving to Wareham in 1978. She graduated from Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School in 1965. Ms. Pratt was a Massachusetts Real Estate Agent since 1979. She also worked in sales most of her life and was a representative of Avon, Amway, Advertising, real…

                                                                    • Doyle, Frank M.

                                                                      Frank M. Doyle 1919 2008 SPRINGFIELD - Died peacefully in his home on 16 September 2008. Born in Springfield MA in 1919 to James Quincy & Helen M. (Burke) Doyle he graduated from Classical High School in 1937, received a BS in Business Administration from American International College in 1942, attended Boston University School of Law, graduated from Portia Law School (now the New England School of Law) in 1951 and was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar Association the following year. A veteran of World…

                                                                      • Egan, Margaret H.

                                                                        and friends are respectfully invited to Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., Quincy, Sunday Visiting hours 2-6 PM followed by the Life Celebration Service Monday morning at 9:15 AM. Funeral Mass in Holy Trinity Parish at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church , Quincy at 10 AM. Burial in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Randolph . Donations in memory of Mrs. Egan may be made to Quincy Interfaith Shelter, P.O. Box 2512 Quincy , MA 02169 .

                                                                        • Einstein, Dr. Peter

                                                                          EINSTEIN, Dr. Peter Suddenly on on Monday, Sept. 22, 2008 in St Louis, MO. Beloved husband of Kim Rosenfield and loving father of Jesse, Eric, Tracy and Lisa. Devoted son of Margot and the late Leonard Einstein. Beloved brother of Jill Einstein. Dear uncle of Alexander Gopen of Toronto; Cory, Hannah, Emma Rosenfield of Newton, MA; Eliot, Olivia, and Zachary Rosenfield of Lexington, MA; and Asa, Zev, and Ezra Rosenfield of Salt Lake City. Dear brother-in-law of Kenneth and Janet Rosenfield, James Rosenfield…

                                                                          • Emerson, Glendon N.

                                                                            ARRANGEMENTS: There are no visiting hours. Following cremation a private graveside service will he held in the Lakeview Cemetery, Hampstead. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Hampstead Rescue Squad, c/o Hampstead Fire Department, 17 Littles Lane, Hampstead, NH 03841 or to the Rockingham VNA and Hospice, 137 Epping Road, Exeter, NH 03833. The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry is in charge of the arrangements. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit,

                                                                            • Escobar Azurdia, Eduardo

                                                                              & friends are respectfully invited to attend: Visiting hours on Sunday 9/28 from 3-8 PM at O'Donnell & Mulry Funeral Home in DORCHESTER. Funeral Mass on Monday 9/29 at 10:00 AM at St Mary of Angels Church 377 Walnut Ave Roxbury. Interment in the Milton Cemetery 211 Centre St. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy your kind donations will be immensely appreciated. Donations may be made to his surviving mother Margarita Azurdia, PO Box 256114, Dorchester, MA 02125.

                                                                              • Farinato, Donald

                                                                                Donald Farinato Air Force Veteran; age 73 TEWKSBURY Donald Farinato, 73, a longtime resident of Tewksbury, died unexpectedly on September 24. He was the beloved husband of Fleurette (Gagnon) Farinato since 1958. He was also the proud father of Donald J. Farinato, Esq. and his wife, Marianne (Saulenas), and was blessed with two grandchildren, Donald M. and Haley A., all of Knoxville, Tennessee. Donald was born in Cambridge on May 25, 1935, the son of the late John J. and Vera (Powers) Farinato. He was raised…

                                                                                • Faulstick, Mary A.

                                                                                  and friends invited. Visiting Hours Sunday 4-8PM. Gifts in her memory may be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Foundation 501 St. Jude's Place Memphis, TN 38105. For online guestbook,pleasevisit

                                                                                  • Finocchiaro, Giuseppa (Lanzafame)

                                                                                    • Fiorini, Magda B.

                                                                                      SO. WEYMOUTH Magda B. (Borgatti) Fiorini, age 92 of So. Weymouth, formerly of Bridgewater, passed away at the South Shore Hospital in So. Weymouth on Tuesday, September 23, 2008. Magda was born in Sagamore, raised and educated in Bridgewater and a resident of So. Weymouth for the past 56 years. Retired in 1985 from the Weymouth Schools as a teacher at both the Johnson and Wessagussett Schools for 33 years, prior to Weymouth 12 years in the Wellsley Jr. High School, 1 year in the Walpole Jr. High School and…

                                                                                      • Fischler, Harvey E.

                                                                                        FISCHLER, Harvey E. Of Westwood, 66 years. Beloved husband of Barbara (Tanar) Fischler, entered into rest September 25, 2008. Dear son of the late Anne (Staretz) Rantz & the late Abraham Fischler. Step-son of the late Morris Rantz. Devoted father of Melissa Fischler Hed & her husband Nevo Hed of Westwood. Cherished grandfather of Ella & Shelly Hed of Westwood. Loving brother of Selma Pomeranz & her husband Stanley of Woburn & the late Frederick Rantz. Step brother of Joan Estabrooks of…

                                                                                        • Franciosi, Stacia M.

                                                                                          FRANCIOSI, Stacia M. (Verbiski), 87, of Whitman, Sept. 24, 2008, native of Brockton, widow of Armand, beloved mother of Linda Franciosi-Uftring of Whitman and Robert Franciosi of Brockton. All are welcome to calling hours Sunday 1-5 p.m. in Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St. BROCKTON, funeral from Waitt Funeral Home Monday at 8 a.m., Funeral Mass in St. Edith Stein Parish at 9 a.m. and burial at National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to St. Joseph Manor, 215 Thatcher St.…

                                                                                          • Frazier Jr., Richard A.

                                                                                            LAKEWORTH, Fla. —Richard A. Frazier Jr., 43, son of Dick (Hawk) and Terry Frazier, died unexpectedly in Lakeworth on Sept. 22, 2008, of complications related to coronary disease and diabetes. Rick attended Hyannis schools, graduating from Barnstable High School in 1983. He and his wife, Marianne, began a family while living in South Yarmouth. Mr. Frazier worked at Barnstable High School cafeteria and the custodial department of South Yarmouth Elementary. In 1996, the Fraziers moved to Royalston, Mass.…

                                                                                            • Garcia, Giancarlo

                                                                                              DARTMOUTH —Giancarlo Garcia, 22, of New Bedford, died from injuries sustained in an auto accident on Wednesday, September 24, 2008. He was the son of Maria L. (Garcia) Carvalho of New Bedford and Jorge Gonzalez of Mexico and step son of Carlos Carvalho of New Bedford. He was born in Veracruz, Mexico, and had lived in New Bedford for many years. He was employed as a laborer for Pavao Construction Co. Mr. Garcia was a communicant of St. Kilian Church. Survivors include his parents; his step father; a step…

                                                                                              • Gaudreau, Maureen A.

                                                                                                ARRANGEMENTS: Friends are invited to call from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008 at the Charles F. Dewhirst Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. Services in Biddeford will take place on Monday at the Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St. Visitation will be from 11 to noon followed by a funeral service at noon at the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in Biddeford. Donations may be made to Care of Cancer Walk, c/o Caritas Holy Family Hospital, 70 East St., Methuen, MA 01844. For…

                                                                                                • Gladwin, Jane

                                                                                                  DUXBURY Mrs. Jane Gladwin, 88, of Duxbury, died Thursday, September 25 in the Southwood Nursing Home in Norwell after a short illness. She was born in Utrecht, Holland on November 10, 1919, the daughter of the late William and Antionette (Stalwyck) Moons. She was a resident of Bloomfield Hills, MI until moving to Duxbury 1 1/2 years ago. Mrs. Gladwin enjoyed Interior Decorating and loved her home and gardens. She is survived by 1 daughter, Cobie M. Gladwin of Duxbury, 1 brother, William Moons, Jr. of OR.…

                                                                                                • Gomes, Muriel L.

                                                                                                  QUINCY Muriel L. (McGee) Gomes, September 24, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Hugh S. Gomes Sr., loving mother of Claire L. Messina and her husband Paul of Randolph, H. Stephen Gomes and his wife Judith of Abington, Devoted grandmother of Michael and Scott Gomes, Lisa Rodriguez-Doherty, Lauren Rodriguez-Weber, and Michael Messina, also survived by 8 great-grandchildren. Muriel grew up in Milton and was a 1939 graduate of Milton High School. Muriel was the original secretary for the North Quincy High School…

                                                                                                  • Hachey, Ernest J.

                                                                                                    Ernest J. Hachey of Fitchburg, decorated Army vet, WWII; 87 FITCHBURG Ernest J. Hachey, 87, of Fitchburg, MA, died peacefully in his home, on Wednesday morning, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on April 19,1921, in Rogersville, N.B., Canada, the son of George and Agnes (Doiron) Hachey. Ernest had attended school in Maine and graduated from high school in Jay, Maine. In 1942, he enlisted in the U. S. Army and served during WW2. He participated in the battle at Normandy and also in the Rhineland…

                                                                                                    • Hanan, James P.

                                                                                                      James P. Hanan 1932 - 2008 SOUTH HADLEY - James P. Hanan, 76, of Riverboat Village, died Wednesday September 24, 2008 at the Holyoke Medical Center. There will be a prayer service held on Saturday afternoon at 2pm in the Ryder Funeral Home, in South Hadley. A calling hour will be held from 1-2 pm at the funeral home. RYDER FUNERAL HOME 533-1735,

                                                                                                      • Hardman Jr., Theodore Roosevelt

                                                                                                        Theodore Roosevelt Hardman, Jr. of Newton, NH; 68 NEWTON, NH Mr. Theodore Roosevelt Hardman, Jr., 68, of Newton, NH, died Tuesday evening, September 23, 2008, at Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington, MA. He was married to Mrs. Susan P. (Batch) Hardman with whom he would have celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary on September 26, 2008. Born in Providence, RI, on March 1, 1940, the son of the late Theodore R. and Marjorie (Martin) Hardman. He was a graduate of Westford Academy with the class of 1958,…

                                                                                                        • Harrigan, Edward P.

                                                                                                          HARRIGAN, Edward P. Of Wareham, Sept. 22, 2008. Husband of the late Virginia (O'Brian) Harrigan who died Sept. 2, 2008. Manager for A,T&T for 30 years. WWII U.S. Navy Vet. Survived by 1 niece, 2 nephews and loving friends. Services will be private. Arrangements by Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home., Chapman, Cole & Gleason Wareham 508-295-0060

                                                                                                          • Hazel, Earl L.

                                                                                                            ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be Saturday, Sept. 27 from 1 to 4 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 4 p.m. at the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, N.H. Cremation will follow. Memorial contributions to Salemhaven Activity Fund, 23 Geremonty Dr., Salem, NH 03079. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at

                                                                                                            • Heron, Mereen R.

                                                                                                              Mereen R. Heron 1927-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Mereen R. Heron departed this life on Thursday, September 18, 2008. She was born on July 30, 1927, to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph and Clementina Rowe, in the parish of Trelawny, Jamaica. She was the seventh of ten children. She is survived by her husband, James Heron; children, Pearl White and Loraine Heron; brother, Linford Rowe (86 yrs. old); sister, Miriam Adams (95 yrs. old) numerous foster kids, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren, other relatives and…

                                                                                                              • Hill Sr., Lester

                                                                                                                Lester Hill, Sr. 1931-2008 NORTH ADAMS - Lester Hill Sr., 77, of 79 Bucking-ham St., Spring-field, departed this life on Tuesday, September 24, at North Adams Hospital. Born in Snead, FL, Mr. Hill was a 53 year resident of Springfield worked as a construction supervisor for Eastern General Contractors. He loved working, fishing, baseball, watching westerns, and going to Foxwoods. Mr. Hill is survived by his beloved wife, Emma L. (Black) Hill of Springfield; six sons, Gregory Hill of Atlanta, GA, and Gerald…

                                                                                                                • Hirtle, Chad S.

                                                                                                                  Chad S. Hirtle EAST BRIDGEWATER Chad Stephen Hirtle, loving and devoted father, husband, brother and son, of East Bridgewater, died suddenly, Sept. 23. He was age 35. Chad was born in Boston and attended East Bridgewater schools. He graduated from New England Tech of Rhode Island with a degree in HVAC. Chad had worked for Pierce Refrigeration of West Bridgewater for over 16 years. Chad had a passion for fishing and was a member of the Standish Sportsman's Club. Chad is survived by his loving wife,…

                                                                                                                  • Howe, Elizabeth M.

                                                                                                                    HOWE, Elizabeth M. (MacKenzie) Howe, 86, a resident of Lowell for the past 48 years, died on Wednesday, September 24, 2008. She was the beloved wife of Frederick W. Howe who survives her and resides in Lowell and with whom she celebrated their 64th Wedding Anniversary on Sept. 3. She was born on September 17, 1922 in Cambridge, a daughter of the late Duncan and Carrie (Cambell) MacKenzie.She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Lowell. In addition to her loving husband she is survived by three…

                                                                                                                    • Hunter, Donna R.

                                                                                                                      • Hurton, Margaret R.

                                                                                                                        and friends may call at the Funeral Home Friday (today) 5-8p.m.Forobit/directions/guestbook

                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                          • Janes, Wallace H.

                                                                                                                            Wallace H. Janes 1924-2008 SPRINGFIELD - Wallace (Wally) H. Janes, 83, passed away Thursday Sept. 25th at home. Born in Springfield on Dec. 8, 1924, he was the twin son of John and Ruby (Miller) Janes. He was predeceased by his twin sister, Lorraine Neiffer in 2002. Wally graduated from High School of Commerce in 1942 and from the American Institute of Banking receiving the Emerson Award for excellence. He also attended various Banking schools. He worked for Springfield Institution for Savings for 40 years,…

                                                                                                                            • Joaquin 'Jack' Teixeira

                                                                                                                              Joaquin ‘Jack’ Teixeira, husband of Kathleen (Rose) Teixeira, died on Tuesday, Sept. 23rd at Morton Hos pital. He was 63. Born in Terceira, Azores, he was the son of Anelce and Delfina (Soares) Teixeira. Educated in the Azores, he moved to this area in 1960 and worked as a solderer for various silver companies in the Taunton area for all of his adult life, before retiring in 2005. A communicant of St. Anthony Church, he enjoyed raising show rabbits. Besides his wife and parents, all of Taunton, he…

                                                                                                                              • Klimek, Caecelia

                                                                                                                                Caecelia Klimek formerly of Fitchburg AUBURN, WA Caecelia Klimek, born September 19, 1916 in Germany, died September 7, 2008, in Auburn, WA, where she was interred. A special memorial service was held for her at the Parkside Retirement Center in Auburn where she resided. She is survived by a younger sister; and many nieces and nephews in Germany. Caecelia came to the United States in the early 1950's and worked for many years for Crocker-Burbank and Weyerhauser in Fitchburg. She later transferred to the…

                                                                                                                                • LaValley, Robert A.

                                                                                                                                  Robert A. LaValley 1944 - 2008 EASTHAMPTON - Robert A. LaValley, 73 of Dewey Street died September 24, 2008 at Baystate Medical Center. He leaves his wife Dorene (Quigley) LaValley. His mother Grace LaValley of Easthampton. Four sons, Paul LaValley of Gill, Peter LaValley of Turners Falls, Benjamin LaValley and David LaValley both of Greenfield. Two brothers, Francis LaValley and John LaValley both of Easthampton. Four sisters, Yvonne Gingras of Holyoke, Ruth Dearborn of Heath, Cathleen Kolm of Huntington,…

                                                                                                                                  • Laaperi, Charlotte G.

                                                                                                                                    Charlotte G. Laaperi SAN DIEGO Charlotte G. Lottie (Parker) Laaperi, formerly of Quincy, died unexpectedly on Monday, September 15, 2008. Mrs. Laaperi was born in Eastport, Maine, and was raised and educated in Eastport. She graduated from High School. She had lived in California for four years, previously living most of her life in Quincy. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed traveling, especially to Europe and Russia. She also enjoyed playing the lottery, eating lobsta, and spending time with her family and…

                                                                                                                                    • Larkin, Joan M. (McManus)

                                                                                                                                      Joan M. Larkin MEXICO BEACH, FL Joni died at home in Mexico Beach, FL on July 16, 2008. She was born January 10, 1932. She is survived by her daughters Nancy Jo Ayer, Vicki Mullaney and Audrey St. Clair and brothers James Ryan and Jack Ryan. Also survived by many nieces and nephews, 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by brother Paul Ryan, husband Ted Larkin and son Richard McManus. She was loved by many and will be greatly missed. A memorial Mass will be said September 28 at 9:30 a.m. at…

                                                                                                                                      • Leonard, Linda Jean Talarico

                                                                                                                                        Linda Jean Talarico Leonard MEMORIAL SERVICE: Friends and relatives of Linda Jean Talarico Leonard of Oak Ridge, Tenn., formerly of Williamstown, are invited to a Memorial Service on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church, Southworth Street, Williamstown. Following the service, all are invited to a gathering at Sheep Hill, 671 Cold Spring Road, Route 7. Linda passed at home on Aug. 16, 2008. The funeral was Aug. 19 in Oak Ridge with interment on Aug. 20, at the Christianburg…

                                                                                                                                        • Lispitz, Helene

                                                                                                                                          and friends are invited to a Funeral Service in the Donovan-Aufiero Funeral Home, 140 Otis St. (at 6th St.) EAST CAMBRIDGE Saturday at 11:30 A. Visiting Friday 5-7 PM. Interment Sunday 10 AM Greenview Cemetery, Fuller St., Everett. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the, . For guest book or direction visit

                                                                                                                                          • Lounsbury, Norman A.

                                                                                                                                            and friends are kindly invited to attend. Interment Westview Cemetery, Lexington. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice. Douglass Funeral Home Lexington 781-862-1800

                                                                                                                                            • Lyons, June M.

                                                                                                                                              and friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday from 2-5 p.m. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery, W. Roxbury. Donations in her memory may be made to N. E. Home for Little Wanderers, Development Dept., 271 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115. Directions & obit

                                                                                                                                              • Mahoney, Lora S.

                                                                                                                                                Lora S. Mahoney QUINCY Lora S. (Santry) Mahoney, of Quincy, died Thursday, September 25 at the Bostonian Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was 72 years old. Born and raised in Dorchester, she graduated from Cardinal Cushing High School, South Boston. Mrs. Mahoney raised her family in Dorchester and Braintree before moving to Wrinkle Point in South Dennis in 1985. She and her husband recently moved to Quincy. Beloved wife of Eugene J. Mahoney. Loving mother of Daniel J. Mahoney and his wife Alicia and…

                                                                                                                                                • Mahoney, Walter L.

                                                                                                                                                  MAHONEY, Walter L. Of Somerville September 24, 2008 Beloved Husband of Constance(Dixon)Mahoney. Loving stepfather of Michael & James Arlock. Grandfather of 4 & Great Grandfather of 7. Brother in law of Josephine Haywood & Evelyn Lawson. Also survived by many nieces & nephews. Funeral from theBrown-FlahertyFuneral Home, 261 Washington St Union Sq. SOMERVILLE on Sat. at 9 am FuneralMassinSt.Joseph Churchat10am.Visiting hours Friday 4-8pm. Interment Mt. HopeCemetery Boston. WW II Navy Veteran.…

                                                                                                                                                • Maille, Estelle "Snookie"

                                                                                                                                                  may call at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Avenue, DRACUT, on Friday from 5 until 8 P.M. Her funeral will be held from the funeral home on Saturday at 9 AM, followed by her Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 AM at Holy Family Parish (formerly St. Marie Parish), 122 Grafton St., in Lowell. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Trustees of Boston University School of Medicine, Pulmonary Center, Rm 304, 715 Albany St., Boston, MA 02118. For online…

                                                                                                                                                  • Mandeville, Theresa A.

                                                                                                                                                    Theresa A. Mandeville BROCKTON Theresa A. (Caruso) Mandeville, 77, of Brockton, formerly of Easton and Bridgewater, loved by everyone who knew her, died Wednesday, September 24, in the Kindred Northeast Specialty Hospital, after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Richard A. Mandeville. She was born and educated in Brockton, daughter of the late James and Victoria (Stankevitz) Caruso. Theresa was a graduate of Brockton High School Class of 1949 and had monthly dinners with her group of…

                                                                                                                                                    • Manning, Lillian G.

                                                                                                                                                      will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, at 9 a.m., in the Immaculate Conception Church, Prospect Street, Marlborough. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Wilson Street, Marlborough. Calling hours will be held Friday, Sept. 26, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Fitzgerald & Collins Funeral Home ( ), 378 Lincoln St., Marlborough.

                                                                                                                                                      • Marotta, Elizabeth M.

                                                                                                                                                        CANTON Elizabeth Mary Dee (DAmico) of Canton, formerly of Randolph and Watertown, after a lengthy illness, at the age of 55, September 25th, 2008. Beloved wife of Joseph W. Marotta Jr. Daughter of the late Ralph E. DAmico Sr. and Mary G. (Arone) DAmico. Devoted sister of Ralph E. DAmico Jr. of Winchester and Donna M. Marra and her husband Benjamin of Lynnfield. Dear Aunt of Julee Marra and Michael Marra both of Lynnfield, Maria, David and Joseph DAmico all of Winchester, Matthew Earley of Norfolk and many…

                                                                                                                                                        • Marotta, Elizabeth Mary "Dee"

                                                                                                                                                          and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday 2:00 - 4:00 & 7:00 - 9:00 PM. Burial in Canton Corner Cemetery, Canton. Memorial contributions may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, C/O G.I. Research/Dr. Enzinger, 44 Binney Street, D-1220, Boston, MA 02114. Dee grew up in Watertown and graduated from Watertown High School Class of 1970. She also attended the School of Fashion Design of Boston & Bentley College. She was a General Partner of Dee Development Co., Watertown.…

                                                                                                                                                          • Martin, Ida

                                                                                                                                                            WORCESTER —Ida (Dabrusin) Martin, 94, died September 24, 2008 at the Worcester Jewish Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Jason Martin. Born in Peekskill, NY, she was a daughter of the late Hyman and Lena (Bass) Dabrusin. She had been a resident of New Bedford for 40 years before moving to Florida and then to Worcester. Mrs. Martin was a life member of Hadassah, and a former member of Brandeis, National Council of Jewish Women, Tifereth Israel and its Sisterhood, and the New Bedford Jewish…

                                                                                                                                                            • McCarthy, Kathleen Ann

                                                                                                                                                              • McCauliff, Timothy P.

                                                                                                                                                                Timothy P. McCauliff of Lunenburg, Air Force vet; 54 LUNENBURG Timothy P. McCauliff, 54, of Lunenburg, died Thursday, September 25, 2008, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 6, 1953, in Fitchburg, the son of Francis W. and Nano A. (Barney) McCauliff. Tim served in the U.S. Air Force. He lived in Odessa, Texas, and worked as a drill specialist in the oilfields of West Texas. He was an avid fan of the Permian High School football team and the Texas Longhorns. Tim was interested in…

                                                                                                                                                                • McEachern, Catherine A.

                                                                                                                                                                  McEACHERN, Catherine A. of Arlington, Belmont & Marshfield, Sept. 25, 94 years old. Daughter of the late Andrew & Alexena (Walker) McEachern; sister of Alex McEachern of N.H. & Huey McEachern of Nova Scotia Alsosurvivedbymanynieces, nephews & cousins. Funeral from the MacDonald Funeral Home, 1755 Ocean St. Rte, 139, MARSHFIELD, Saturday at 9 a,m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Ann by The Sea Church at 10 a.m. IntermentCouchCemetery, Marshfield. For online guest book anddirections

                                                                                                                                                                  • McGowan, Ann M.

                                                                                                                                                                    Ann M. McGowan 1926-2008 SPRINGFIELD- Ann Marie (Nelson) McGowan, 82, a life long Springfield resident, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday September 24, 2008. She was born in Springfield on January 14, 1926 a daughter of the late Harry A. and Ellen (Myers) Nelson. Ann was educated in Springfield schools, and graduated from Cathedral High School and Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, both in Springfield. She was a Registered Nurse for 25 years for the American Red Cross Blood Center, retiring in 1988. Ann…

                                                                                                                                                                    • McManus, Anita L.

                                                                                                                                                                      PEMBROKE Anita L. (Favart) McManus, died at home on September 24, 2008 at the age of 68. She was the wife of Henry H. McManus, Jr. of Pembroke. Mother of Sean Patrick McManus of Carver and the late Henry H. McManus, III. Mother-in-law of Maureen McManus of Pembroke and Cynthia Ann McManus of Carver. Sister of Eugene Favart of KS, Phillip Favart of FL and Adele Shaw of FL. Grandmother of Sean Jr., Ryan, Seamus and Tanya. Great-grandmother of Sophia Grace and Madison May. Anita was born in Braintree and was a…

                                                                                                                                                                      • McManus, Edward F.

                                                                                                                                                                        McMANUS, Edward F. formerly of Canton, born on August 26, 1936. Loving husband to his wife of 51 years, Dorothy. Devoted father of 4 children, Laura and her husband Bill; Paul and his wife Beth; Lyn Nemiccolo and her husband Phil; and Karen and her husband Chris. Proud "Grampy" of 8 grandchildren, Colleen, Scott, Caitlyn, Shannon, Michael, Matthew, Sabrina and Ryan. Son of the late George and Annie McManus. Loving brother to Elizabeth McManus. Ed became an electrician while serving his country in…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Milliken, Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                          : His wake will be held at DOANE BEAL & AMES FUNERAL HOME on West Main St. in Hyannis; visiting hours are Sunday 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 28, 2008. Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Victory Parish Monday Sept. 29, 2008 at 10 a.m.; he will be buried in the National Cemetery in Bourne. at 12:45 p.m.,

                                                                                                                                                                          • Milliken, Joseph J.

                                                                                                                                                                            CENTERVILLE —Joseph J. "Jack" Milliken passed away Tuesday, after a brief illness. Born on Nov. 3, 1934, in Sandwich, Jack grew up on the Cape and attended Henry T. Wing School. Drafted into the Army in 1957, he served in the U.S. and Germany. Upon returning to the Cape, he went to work for Jack and Harry's Auto Parts store, holding a variety of positions on the Cape, in Northampton and North Adams, Syracuse, N.Y., Chicago, and northern New Jersey. Jack remained with the company for more…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Moura, John F.C.

                                                                                                                                                                              & friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday from 3-6PM. Interment in Puritan Lawn Cemetery in Peabody. Memorial contributions may be made in John's name to St. Mary's Church, 46 Myrtle St., Melrose 02176. For obituary, directions or to sign guest book please visit, 781-665-1949 Gately Funeral Home 781-665-1949

                                                                                                                                                                              • Mulcahy, Melissa

                                                                                                                                                                                Melissa Mulcahy SPRINGFIELD - Melissa (Rich) Mulcahy, died unexpectedly at home on Sept 13 2008. She was a charming, beautiful and radiant wide eyed dream who was loved by so so many. She revered nature and cherished music, loved reading, cooking, champagne, running in the desert, Los Angeles, bocce, Dorthea Tanning, Forest Park, parrot tulips, making jam,Toppy, Sunday mornings, Frida Kahlo, Ronnie & Tina,summertime, Red Sox baseball,Tom Waits, Orson Welles, Shelley Winters, Sally's pizza, U2 and…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Nadeau, Frances M.

                                                                                                                                                                                  NADEAU, Frances M. (Cascio) at 56 years, formerly of Revere in Ludlow, VT. Sept. 22. Beloved wife of Michael Nadeau. Devoted sister of Joseph P. "Joe" Cascio & his wife Patty (Grayson) Cascio & Cherished aunt of Allison & Jessica Cascio, all of Melrose. Also lovingly survived by many aunts, uncles & cousins. Dear daughter of the late Francis "Frank" & Annette (Mottola) Cascio. Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Sat., Sept. 27 in the…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • O'Connor Sr., Robert M.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Robert M. O'Connor, Sr. 1918 - 2008 NORTH EASTON, MA - Robert M. O'Connor, Sr., age 90, formerly of Chicopee, passed away on Monday, Sept. 22, 2008. He was born on July 28, 1918 in Chicopee Falls, MA to the late Patrick T. and Catherine (Manning) O'Connor. He was a former communicant of St. Patrick's Church in Chicopee Falls where he was active in the Holy Name and St. Vincent de Paul Societies. He worked for many years at the Baush Machine Tool Company first in Springfield, MA and then in…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • O'Loughlin, Joanne R.

                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Sunday, 4-8 PM. Interment St Joseph Cemetery, Lynn. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Joanne's memory to the Education Fund, Allergy Dept., Lahey Clinic, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805. Mrs. O'Loughlin was a graduate of Framingham State College; studied at Harvard University, and received her Master's of Education Degree from Boston College. At the time of her marriage to Dr. O'Loughlin in Jan. of 1962, she was a remedial reading supervisor…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Oliver, Dorothy

                                                                                                                                                                                        : The funeral for Dorothy Oliver will be Monday Sept. 29, 2008 at 8:15 a.m. from FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPELS, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, followed by a Funeral Mass at 9 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or the Autism Society in care of the funeral home., , , , ,

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Patch, Douglas G.

                                                                                                                                                                                          may call at DRACUT FUNERAL HOME 2159 Lakeview Avenue, DRACUT, Saturday morning from 10 until 11:30 A.M. His Funeral Service will be held at 11:30 in the funeral home. Interment in Edson Cemetery, Lowell. Those who wish may make memorial contributions in his name to either the Dracut Council on Aging, 951 Mammoth Rd., Dracut, MA 01826 or to Lowell Hospice and VNA, PO Box 1965, Lowell, MA 01853-1965. To send an online condolence or for directions please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pauline, Stephen E.

                                                                                                                                                                                            will be Saturday 11 AM to 12:30 PM and services at 12:30 PM at Rock Funeral Home. In accordance with his wishes, cremation will follow.

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pendleton, Edward N.

                                                                                                                                                                                              EDINBURG, Texas Edward N. Pendleton, of Edinburg, Texas, died Aug. 4, 2008. He was 67. Born in Hartford, Conn., Mr. Pendleton was a resident of Waltham most of his life. He served with the United States Army during the Korean War, and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2152 on Felton Street in Waltham. Mr. Pendleton owned and operated Wal-Lex Taxi in Waltham for many years. He was employed as a cook for several years at Brandeis University and at the Piety Corner. He was the beloved son of…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Perry, Agatha F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be a the Conte Funeral Home, 17 Third St., North Andover, on Sunday, from 4 to 7 p.m. A Mass will be celebrated in St. Michael's Church at 10 a.m. on Monday. Burial will be at Ridgewood Cemetery. For directions to the funeral home or to leave on-line condolences please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Powers, Nancy

                                                                                                                                                                                                  POWERS, Nancy ( Rooney) 80, of Seminole, Florida. Formerly of Lexington, MA and South Yarmouth, MA died on Wednesday, September 24, 2008. Nancy is predeceased by her loving husband Robert E. Powers Sr. Nancy is survived by her 7 children; Carol Jennings and her husband Brian of Seminole, FL, Robert E. Powers Jr. and his wife Gayle of Westford, MA, Thomas Powers and his wife Jennifer of Milton, MA, Matthew Powers and his wife Nancy of Chelmsford, MA, Nancy Gunning and her husband Kevin of Southbury, CT,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pratt, Doreen M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Regopoulos, Sophie (Theokas)

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Reis, Raul

                                                                                                                                                                                                      REIS, Raul Born in Santos, Brazil, a resident of Waltham for 45 years, formerly of Cambridge & Arlington, on Sept. 23, 2008. He leaves his wife of 50 years, Maria (Rivas); a son Frank & his wife Joan of Acton, & their two daughters Charron & Christina. Also survived by 4 sisters & many nephews & nieces. All are invited to visiting hours today, Friday, Sept. 26, 7-9 PM at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Mass Ave., (Rte. 111), ACTON. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 AM Saturday in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Remmes, Kathleen F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, Sept. 29, 2008 at 11 a.m. in St. Patrick in Lawrence. A burial will follow in the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, North Andover. Friends may call on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home Inc., 122 Amesbury St., Lawrence. For more information or to send an online condolence go to, . Memorial contributions may be made in Kathleen F. Remmes' name to the Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack St., Building 9,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Ricard, Jane A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jane A. Ricard 1943 - 2008 CHICOPEE Jane A. (Znoj) Ricard, 64, of Chicopee, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. She was born in Chicopee on November 28, 1943. Jane was the daughter of the late John J. Znoj, Sr. and Elizabeth (Hibbert) Znoj. She grew up in Chicopee and was a graduate of Chicopee High School. She leaves her husband, William P. Ricard of Chicopee; her son, Richard J. Padykula and his wife Nora of West Springfield and her daughter,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Roberts, Sandra L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill, will be Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. Funeral services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Sandra Roberts Memorial Fund, c/o Merrimack Valley Federal Credit Union, 2 Water St., Haverhill, MA 01830. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill and Bradford. Condolences and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rockwood, Edward R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              BROCKTON Edward R. Rockwood, 53, of Brockton, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008. He was the husband of Janice B. (Semel) Rockwood; and father of Michelle and Michael Rockwood. Funeral services in the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St. (Rte. 123), Brockton, Friday, at 6 p.m. Private cremation will follow. For obituary, visit www.-

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rodenstein, Gershon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                RODENSTEIN, Gershon of Newton. Entered into rest September 24, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Florence (Rosenberg). Devoted father of Barbara & her husband Steven Skolnick and Larry Rodenstein. Loving brother of the late Yankel Rodenstein. Cherished grandfather of Adam & his wife Amy Skolnick, Judith & her husband Charles Kaufman, Keith Rodenstein and great-grandson Brandon Frank Kaufman. Services will be held at the Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, 1668 Beacon St, BROOKLINE on Friday, Sept. 26th,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Rowell, Noval

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  STOUGHTON Noval Rowell, 88, died at Braemoor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Brockton, Monday, Sept. 22, after a period of failing health. He was the husband of the late Bernestine (Green) Rowell. Born and educated in Montgomery, Ala., he was a resident of Stoughton for over 40 years. Mr. Rowell was a member of the U.S. Navy for over 30 years, retiring many years ago. He served in both World War II and Korean eras. After his retirement from the Navy, he worked as a custodian for the Stoughton schools…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rueli, Dorothy I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Dorothy I. Rueli 1920 - 2008 SPRINGFIELD - Dorothy I. Rueli, 88, of Springfield, passed away peacefully Wednes-day, September 24, 2008 at Baystate Medical Center. Born March 1, 1920 in Springfield, she was one of eleven children of the late Charles and Minnie (Pellerin) Patenaude. She graduated from Springfield Technical High School and was a communicant of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. She married Thomas Rueli on June 24, 1943. When not caring for her family, she was a lunch mother for Sumner Avenue…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sawyer, Dorothy Mary

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      WEYMOUTH Dorothy Mary Sawyer of South Weymouth died unexpectedly Wednesday September 24, 2008 at her brothers home in Braintree. She was 83 years of age and was raised and educated in Cambridge. She lived in the Forest Park section of South Weymouth for over 40 years. Dorothy retired in 1981 after working 40 years as a Medical Underwriter for John Hancock Mutual Insurance Co. in Boston. She graduated from Cambridge High and Latin School. Among her interests, she loved playing bingo. Devoted sister of Albert…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Seitz, Robert D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        HINGHAM Robert D. Seitz, of Hingham, formerly of Quincy, 92 years old, died Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at the Radius Specialty Hospital in the Quincy Medical Center after a brief illness. Beloved husband of the late Jean L. (DiBona) Seitz. Devoted father of Leonard R. Seitz of Quincy, Jacquelyn Seitz Loud of Quincy, and Kimberly Jean Donlan and her husband Joseph of Hingham. Loving grandfather of Ashley and Andrew Loud and Meredith and Gretchen Donlan. Great-grandfather of Leila. He was the last of seven…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Senibaldi, Alfred

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are Sunday only 4-8 p.m. His interment will be private. A speical trust fund has been set up for Alfred's daughter, the Angelina Senibaldi Fund, c/o Everett Credit Union, 650 Broadway, Everett. Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Homes 1-877-71-ROCCO

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Shaw Jr., William J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            William J. Shaw, Jr. of Billerica William J. Shaw, Jr., of Billerica, September 21, 2008. Beloved son of Tracy A. (Sullivan) and William J. Shaw of Billerica. Loving brother of Michael P. Shaw of Billerica. Funeral from the Burns Funeral Home, 354 Boston Rd. (Rt. 3A), Billerica, Billerica, Saturday, September 27, at 9:00 A.M., followed by a funeral mass in St. Theresa's Church, Billerica at 10:00 A.M. Relatives & friends invited. Visiting hours, Friday 3-8 P.M. Memorial contributions may be made in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sister Grace Martin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sister Grace Martin, for merly Sister Paul Dolores, a resident of Country Gardens Skilled Nursing Rehabilitation Center in Swansea, MA died there on September 23 at the age of seventy-five after a long illness. The daughter of the late Thomas and Juliana (Nadeau) Martin, she was born in Taunton, MA. In addition to her Holy Union Sisters, she is survived by her brothers Thomas and William. Her sister, Dorothy Martin Sherry preceded her in death. Sister Grace graduated from Immaculate Conception School and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Smith IV, Thomas J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BRIDGEWATER Thomas J. Smith IV, of Bridgewater, died peacefully, at Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center, Sept. 23. He was age 57. He was the loving companion of Penny C. Witcher of Bridgewater; loving father of Brian T. Smith of Bridgewater; brother of Candace Gagnon and Steven Smith, both of Florida, Dennis Smith of Leominster, Mark Smith of Weymouth, Lisa Stevens of Whitman, Kelly Herbert of New Bedford, Diane Vilk of Cape Cod and the late Martin Smith; son of Thomas J. Smith III and Doris (Johnson)…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Smuk, John I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  John I. Smuk 1928 - 2008 INDIAN ORCHARD - John I Smuk, 80, of Indian Orchard, MA passed away on September 21, 2008 at home surrounded by his loving wife and family. He leaves his wife Josephine Plescia (Peluso) Smuk, his two sons Donald Peluso of West Springfield & Joseph Peluso and his wife Lynne of Ludlow and his two grandsons Joseph & Thomas Peluso. He also leaves his sister Maria Strazlyka of Philadelphia and three nephews. Johnnie worked as an Autobody Mechanic for Geno's Autobody and after…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sokolowski, Anna T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Anna T. Sokolowski of Dracut Died Sept. 22, Anna T. (Kulakowski) Sokolowski, 91, of Dracut. She was also survived by her close friends, Sharron and Brian Small of Dracut.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Spileos, Lillian M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours on Sunday from 2 - 6 p.m. Interment Newton Cemetery. Flowers are appreciated or expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the A.S.P.C.A., 424 E. 92nd St., New York, NY 10128-6804. Lillian was often seen alongside her husband at the family restaurant the "Beef & Ale House". Parking attendants on duty., WALTHAM 781-893-6260

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Spinosa, Pasquale J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends may call at the funeral home, Sunday, 1-5 PM. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pasquale J. Spinosa Scholarship Fund, c/o Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of Bedford, P.O. Box 585, Bedford, MA 01730. For obit/directions/guestbook,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Story, Barbara Joan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Barbara Joan Story 1937-2008 SANTA BARBARA, CA - Barbara Joan (Batt) Story, 70, of Santa Barbara, California died peacefully on Wednes-day, September 24, 2008 after a brief illness. Born in Springfield, Massachusetts on November 1, 1937, Barbara was the daughter of the late Ludwig and Frances (Bonetti) Batt. She was a 1958 graduate of the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing and for many years worked as a Registered Nurse in private practice. Barbara proudly served her country as a nurse with the United States…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sullivan, Daniel J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends invited. Visiting hours Friday 4-8PM. Interment private. Late City of Boston Licensed Building Contractor. In lieu of flowers remembrances in Sully's name may be made to the Charlestown Boys and Girls Club, 15 Green St., Charlestown, Ma. 02129. Parking area opposite Funeral Home.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Thompson, Eugene A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              THOMPSON, Eugene A. Of Cambridge, Tues., Sept. 23. Devoted husband of the late Betty Thompson. Beloved father of Craig Thompson. Devoted brother of Harold G. Thompson and the late Grayce Thompson. He also leaves a host of other relatives and friends. Visiting hour Monday 10-11 a.m at the A. J. Spears Funeral Home,124 Western Ave. CAMBRIDGE. Funeral service and interment private. A.J. Spears Funeral Home Cambridge, MA 617-876-4047

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Paul “Jimmy” Crowley of Whitman, formerly of Boston, a contractor, died Friday at Brigham and Women’s...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Vedrani, Henry M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Waldo, Marjorie A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  DARTMOUTH —Marjorie A. Waldo, of Dartmouth, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008. She was the wife of John L. Waldo Jr. Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Thomas L. and Jennie Andrews. She was educated in New Bedford schools, Lincoln School in Providence and Rhode Island School of Design. She and John eloped on July 4, 1936. After living in Florida for 25 years, they returned to this area in 2001. Marjorie loved gardening, and was a talented artist and crafts woman. In…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Walker, Paul J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers donations in Paul's memory may be made to The Women's Clinic at Caritas Carney Hospital Foundation, 2100 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester MA 02124, Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home 617-323-5600

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wall, Patricia A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      WALL, Patricia A. Of Medway, died peacefully surrounded by her family, friends and dogs, on Tuesday, September 24, 2008. Born in Los Angeles, CA., she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Jean (Macuen) Chapin. She was the wife of Gerald Wall of Medway. A 15 year resident of Medway, she worked for Fidelity and was successful in the Human Resources and Training and Development departments. She loved dogs and traveling, especially to Italy. She enjoyed the company of her close friends. Besides her husband of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • White, Marian Morton "Molly"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WHITE, Marian Morton "Molly" Of South Freeport, Maine, born and raised in Cambridge, MA, died on Tuesday, September 23 after a three year illness. A Memorial Service celebrating Molly's life will be held at the South Freeport Church on Thursday, October 2, 2008 at 2 PM. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with the White family by visiting Molly's guestbook at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wilson Jr., Eton R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          WILSON, Eton R., Jr. 64, died Friday, September 19, 2008 in Charlotte, NC. Born April 9, 1944, in Colon, Panama to the late Eton Wilson, Sr. and Angelina Innocent, he became a United States citizen in the early 1960's. In 1966 he was married in Nashville and graduated from Fisk University were he was a dedicated member of Kappa Alpha Si, Alpha Chapter. He lived in Boston for many years, before moving to Chicago in 2000 to work for the state of Illinois. Services will be held in Boston at a later date to…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Davis, Joanna A. (Kimball)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Denman, Bryan F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Durkee, Patricia (Cole)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Faulkner, Robert A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Foss, Patricia L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Francis Beary Sr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Franklin J. LaCoste

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Frederick Pinard, worked at Mount Holyoke

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • George A. Harney, 90

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Gideon Kirschenman, 39, carpenter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Gungle, Dorothy J. Bauman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Guy J. Hall

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Harney, George A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Hayes, Stanley I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Helen Sheehan, 93, Northampton native

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Leonard, Linda Jean Talarico

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Lillian A. Hart

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Loretta M. Bessette

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Mary A. Faulstick, 95

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mary A. Smith, 85

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Novello, Russell J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • O'Donnell, Richard J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pond, Priscilla J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rita D. Hunt

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Robert A. LaValley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Robert LaValley, 63, had businesses in area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Shirley S. Portnoy, 89

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Southam, Philip B.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Vincent A. Cicolini, 69

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • William Shadduck, 65, owned florist shop

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Winsor, Priscilla J. (Newton)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • York Jr., Alfred C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Zeroulias, Arthur N.

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