Friday, October 10, 2008

Massachusetts Obituaries 10/10/08

  • Angelillo, William Steven R.

    and friends may call at the Funeral Home, Saturday 8-10 am. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Steve's name to the American Diabetes Assoc, 330 Congress St., Boston, MA 02210. www.cotafuneralhomes .com Cota -Struzziero-McKenna 617-625-6150

    • Anne M. Theriault

      Mrs. Anne M. Theriault, of Taunton, died Wednesday, Septem ber 24 at her son’s residence follow ing a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Emile J. Theriault, Sr. She was born 84 years ago in North Dighton, the daughter of the late Joseph and Florida (Beaulieu) Morin. She was educated in Taunton and had been a city resident for most of her life. Prior to her retirement, she had been em ployed as a kitchen supervisor at the Paul A. Dever State School for 12 years. Mrs. Theriault was a…

      • Ansin, Harold

        ANSIN, Harold Age 100, of Boca Raton, FL, on October 8, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Evelyn ( Rudnick) Ansin. Devoted father of Joseph Ansin of Chestnut Hill, Betty Ansin Smallwood and her husband John of Bethesda, MD and the late Lawrence Ansin of Weston, Dear grandfather of Lisa Ansin and her husband Jonathan Guttell of Austin, TX ,Gregory Ansin of Boston, Jesse Smallwood and his wife Danielle of Bethesda, MD, and Jonah Smallwood of San Francisco. Cherished great grandfather of Barrett , Jack, Tyler…

        • Baker Jr., John A.

          • Barnett, John Joseph

            BARNETT, John Joseph Died Wednesday, October 8, 2008 in a Chattanooga hospital. He was a devoted husband, father, son and brother. He was preceded in death by his father, John "Barney" William Barnett and his sister, Mary "Babe" Shehadi. He is survived by his wife, Loretta G. Barnett; daughter, Allisha Barnett of South Pittsburg; mother, Margaret Barnett and sister Terry Gist both of Stoneham, Massachusetts; also several nieces and nephews and extended family and friends. The family will…

            • Benner, Dorothy L.

              Dorothy L. Benner WHITMAN Dorothy L. (Hall) Benner, 93, of Whitman, died Monday, Oct. 6, in Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center, in Brockton, after a period of failing health. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend to all and teacher and principal of the Dyer School in Whitman for over 36 years. "I know my Lord has a plan for me and I have gone to the best adventure of my life." Lets not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God believe also in me. In my Fathers house are many mansions,…

              • Bernard J. Lawson

                Bernard J. Lawson of Somerville, a World War II veteran and a retired mechanic, died Sunday. He was 91. Born...

                • Berthiaume, Regina M. (Mezynski)

                  Regina M. (Mezynski) Berthiaume, 91, of 18 Monterey Drive in the Cherry Valley section of Leicester died Wednesday, Oct. 8 in the Meadows of Leicester after an illness. Her husband Albert E. Berthiaume died in 1988. She leaves two sons Robert A. Berthiaume of Irvine, CA and James "Jeff" Berthiaume and his wife Priscilla of Spencer, two brothers Vincent Mezynski of Worcester and Joseph Mezynski of Worcester, six grandchildren; Deanna, Debbie, Dorine, Donna, Jeffrey and Scott, four…

                  • Boisjoly Sr., Roland J.

                    ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours are Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St, Salem, NH. Private interment will be in Eternal Light Mausoleum, Salem, NH. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Amedisys Hospice, 1E Commons Dr, Unit 33, Londonderry, NH 03053. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at

                    • Bonde, Eric J.

                      ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held Monday, Oct. 13, 2008 at 1 p.m. at the Windham Presbyterian Church, 1 Church Road, Windham, NH. Internment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to The Nature Conservancy of New Hampshire, 22 Bridge St., 4th Floor, Concord, NH 03301. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at, . Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St, Salem, NH is in charge of the arrangements.

                      • Bonzagni, Arthur R.

                        BONZAGNI, Arthur R. Of Lynnfield, October 8, 2008, at the age of 82 . Beloved husband of Angela R. (Lopez) Bonzagni. Loving father of George Bonzagni of Springfield, VA., Joseph Bonzagni and his wife Sarah of N. Reading, Christine "Tina" Bonzagni of Ipswich, Paul Bonzagni and his wife Martina of Grapevine, TX and Maria Bonzagni and her husband Edward Doherty of Marshfield. Also survived by 5 grandchildren. Born in Melrose, he has lived in Lynnfield for the past 35 years. Arthur graduated from…

                        • Buffa, Catherine M. (Scully)

                          • Carruthers, John David

                            CARRUTHERS, John D. "Jack" Age 70, of Wahiawa, Oahu, Hawaii, formerly of Waltham MA, September 10, 2008 in Wahiawa General Hospital. Born March 1, 1938 in Waltham, WHS graduate , class of 1956. Jack was a retired engineer for Thermal Engineering Co., & Process Control Company. He was a loving husband, father & gradfather. Preceded in death by son, James Carruthers, he is survived by wife, Aurora "Laura" Carruthers; son John David (Adrienne) Carruthers of Florida; daughter…

                            • Cecil C. Hudson

                              Cecil C. Hudson, 72 of Pine Street Rehoboth, died Tuesday at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Joan (Wilbur) Hudson. Cecil was born in Wayne County North Carolina a son of the late Amos & Flonnie Mae ( Pollock) Hudson. He was a Jewelry Polisher for over 50 years most recently with the Stylecraft Company, retiring in May of 2008. He was a US Navy Veteran having served for a period of 6 years. Mr. Hud son was a Rehoboth resident for over 36 years coming from Pawtucket RI. He was a member of…

                              • Claire M. Neveux Lambert

                                Claire M. (Pariseau) Neveux Lambert of North Attleboro, a retired educator, died Oct. 1, at Rhode Island Hospital...

                                • Clemenzi, Lucia A. (Anselmo)

                                  CLEMENZI, Lucia A. (Anselmo) 80, wife of the late Angelo A. Clemenzi, died Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at the Caldwell Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. A Memorial Service will be held at the Church of St. Paul, Hamilton Saturday at 1 PM. Arrangements by the Campbell-Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street,, BEVERLY. Information, directions and condolencesat:

                                  • Clifford J. Doyon

                                    Clifford J. “Deak” Doyon of Arlington, founder of Harris Plumbing in Arlington, died Sunday at Lexington...

                                    • Colpoys, Francis (Featured Guest Book)

                                      • Conrad, Calvin E.

                                        CONRAD, Calvin E. Of Walpole, October 7, age 75. Belovedhusbandof Doreen Bryant-Conrad and his late 1st wife Maryann (Sadowskis) Conrad. Devoted father of Robert C. and hiswifeRobinofMansfieldandhis stepchildren Katelin and Thomas of Wilson, NC. Son of the late Vernon and Pearl Conrad. Brother of Gereen Gibbs, Ina Marchand, Carroll Conrad, Dolores Thumpston, Allan Conrad and Penelope Kramer. Grandfather of Matthew and Thomas. A graveside service will be held on Monday, Oct. 13 at 10am at Highland Cemetery,…

                                        • Cormier, George G.

                                          Of Stow, October 4, 2008. Beloved husband of Mary Elizabeth (Stottle). Devoted father of Philip Cormier and his wife Catherine of Lexington, Simone Cormier and her husband Rahul Razdan of Ocala, FL, Neil Cormier and his partner Birgit Spengler of Germany, and Ted Cormier and his wife Beth of Wrentham. Beloved brother of Arlene Place of Mandeville, LA, Marilyn Cormier of Leominster, William Cormier of Salem, NY, and Corinne Despres of Cornville, ME. A grandfather of six, he is survived by many loving…

                                          • Couture, Sandra

                                            • Cuzzi, Luigi

                                              CUZZI, Luigi Of East Boston October 9 in his 92 year. Beloved husband of the late Isabella (Masciulli) Cuzzi with whom he shared 71 years of marriage. Cherished son of the late Carmine and Maria Cuzzi. Loving father of Sandra Giarla and her husband Robert and Judith Domenico and her husband Tom all of East Boston, Valerie Young and Richard Cuzzi and his wife Anne all of Winthrop, Robert Cuzzi and his wife Roberta of Tewksbury and Stephen Cuzzi and his wife Josephine of Saugus. Dear brother of the late Elena…

                                              • Daniels, Rudolph

                                                DANIELS, Rudolph Of Oakland Park, FL. Son of Mary and Frank Daniels. Brother of the late Nicholas, James and Anthony Daniels. Brother of Frank Daniels and Alfred Daniels, Elizabeth Daniels, Grace O'Brien, Palma Greco and many nieces and nephews, and long time partner David Nutting. Cremation arrangements entrusted to the Neptune Society.

                                                • Dennett Jr., Victor T. "Tiny"

                                                  • Desmond, Leonilda "Mildred" (Ceruli)

                                                    and friends respectfully invited to attend. Arrangements being handled by Beals-Geake-Magliozzi Funeral Home, MEDFORD. Beals-Geake-Magliozzi Funeral Home Medford

                                                    • DiLucci, Frederick J. "Fred"

                                                      • Donahue Sr., Howard "Jack"

                                                        DONAHUE, Howard "Jack" Sr. Of Brockton, 89 years. Husband of Lillian Donahue. Father of Howard Donahue,Jr. (Retired Boston Police Dept), Dennis and Virginia Donahue, and Jacqueline Medas. A funeral prayer service will be held in the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St., (Rt 123) BROCKTON on Sunday at 12:00 PM. Interment will follow in Village Cemetery, North Easton. Calling hours Saturday 2:00-6:00PM. For obituary and directions,visit

                                                        • Donahue Sr., Howard F.

                                                          Howard F. Donahue Sr. RAYNHAM Howard F. Jack Donahue Sr., 89, of Raynham, formerly of Brockton, died Wednesday evening, Oct. 8, 2008, at Morton Hospital in Taunton. He was the husband of Lillian E. (Burr) (Peluso) Donahue. Born July 5, 1919, in Brockton, he was a son of the late John P. Donahue; stepson of the late George Lindquist and Ellen (Swanson) (Donohue) (Lindquist) Card. Raised in Brockton, he attended Brockton schools, and during the war, served in the Civilian Conservation Corps, building roads in…

                                                          • Dorothy Chiozzi

                                                            Dorothy T. (Vargas) Chiozzi of Medford, a homemaker, died Monday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital after a brief...

                                                            • Eckland, William J.

                                                              and friends are invited to attend the Funeral at 8 AM Saturday from The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main St., (Rte. 20), WALTHAM followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, 880 Trapelo Rd., Waltham at 9 AM. Burial will be in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham. Visiting hours Friday from 4-8 PM For complete obituary, guestbook and directions, please visit:

                                                              • Edward S. Fonseca Sr.

                                                                Edward S. Fonseca Sr. of Quincy, a World War II veteran and retired manager, died Monday at Quincy Medical Center....

                                                                • Eleanor D. Udot

                                                                  Eleanor D. (Dunn) Udot of Dunstable, a retired X-ray technician, died Monday at Greenbriar Terrace Healthcare in...

                                                                  • Elliot H. Goff

                                                                    Elliott H. Goff, a husband, father, grandfather, and friend died Oct. 4, 2008 at his home in Caldwell, TX. He was 73. Visitation is set for Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Strickland Funeral Home, 530 Hwy. 36 S. in Caldwell. A graveside service is set for Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008 at 10 a.m. at the Caldwell Masonic Cemetery, with Pastor Rick Mitchell officiating. Elliott was born in Taunton, Massachusetts on Feb. 2, 1935, to J. Nelson and Dorothy W. Goff. He served four years in the United…

                                                                    • Erickson, Leonard R.

                                                                      • Feldman, Celia (Traister)

                                                                        FELDMAN, Celia (Traister) Of Rancho Mirage, CA, formerly of Medford and Stoneham, MA, in her 96th Year. Wife of the late Frank Feldman. Devoted mother of Robert Feldman & his spouse Gary Stone of CA. Loving sister of the late Ida Wilner, Mary Risman, Charles and Samuel Traister, and Estelle Cohen. Cherished grandmother of Jonathan & Joanne Feldman, Jennifer & Robert Melnick and great-grandmother of Margaret, Jessica, Jaime, Daniel, and Katherine. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and…

                                                                        • Fortin, Helen

                                                                          • Freeman, Helen F.

                                                                            • Galante Sr., Alfred M.

                                                                              BROCKTON Alfred M. Galante Sr., 100, of Brockton, died Oct. 8, 2008. He was the husband of the late Clementine (Carfagna) Galante; father of Alfred M. Galante Jr. and his wife Maryanne of Randolph and Pasquale Pat Galante and his wife Kathleen of Maryland; grandfather of Andrea Solan, Michelle Balestra, Kristen Voehl, Michael Galante and Stephen Galante; brother of Edward Galante and Clara Colombo. He is also survived by five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the…

                                                                              • George, William D.

                                                                                GEORGE, William D. Age 10, of Canton, suddenly, October 9th. Beloved son of Lori (Manzelli) & Patrick George. Complete notice to follow. Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 781-828-0811

                                                                                • Hajjar, Philip D.

                                                                                  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. George's Orthodox Church, 44 Bowers St., Lowell, MA 01854. For online condolences and directions please visit

                                                                                  • Houlihan, Rita L.

                                                                                    and friends invited. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery. Retired employee, Sears Roebuck & Company. For guestbook and directions:, . William J. Gormley Funeral Service 617-323-8600

                                                                                    • Hunter Sr., Daniel J.

                                                                                      & friends invited. Visitation Friday 4-8 p.m. Interment at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. For directions&obit.,

                                                                                      • Ianuzzi, Mary R. Bakstran (Leone)

                                                                                        • Ianuzzi, Mary Rose (Leone Bakstran)

                                                                                          Mary Rose (Leone) Bakstran Ianuzzi, 88, formerly of 5 Meetinghouse Road, died Thursday, October 9, 2008 at the Wachusett Manor Nursing Home, Gardner. Mrs. Ianuzzi was born in Fitchburg, January 7, 1920, a daughter of Louis and Marion (LaGrassa) Leone and was a 1938 graduate of Fitchburg High School. She was the wife of Arnold Bakstran who died in 1974 and Henry Ianuzzi who died in 1985. Mrs. Ianuzzi is survived by three daughters and two sons in law; Marion and Peter Tomasello, Gail and George Hebert all of…

                                                                                          • Keough, Stephen M.

                                                                                            and friends invited. Visiting hours Monday evening 4-8. Children's room avail. Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. For directions and guestbook visit, . Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home Hyde Park 617-361-3216

                                                                                            • Leacu, Marianthi J. (Panori)

                                                                                              Marianthi J. (Panori) Leacu, 94, of Worcester, passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 8th surrounded by her loving family in St. Vincent Hospital. Her husband, Peter V. Leacu, passed away in October of 1945. She is survived by her three devoted children, Helen, wife of the late James D. Athanas, Janet, wife of Thomas Rouvina, both of Auburn, and Nicholas and his wife Nancy Leacu of Dudley. Marianthi also leaves eight grandchildren, Leslie Greco and her husband Barry, Jay Athanas and his wife Carrie,…

                                                                                              • Loring Jr., William Ellery

                                                                                                LORING, William Ellery, Jr. Of Centerville & Boston. Retired Sears executive; Navy and Army Veteran, died on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008. Born in Boston, he was a graduate of Groton School and Harvard University. A Navy and Army Veteran, he was a retired executive of Sears Roebuck Co., Chicago. Mr. Loring was a descendent of William Ellery, who signed the Declaration of Independence. He was an active supporter for Veteran groups, St. Joseph Indian School and Hyannis Senior Center. He is survived by his wife,…

                                                                                                • MacLean, Merle C. (Gibbons)

                                                                                                  and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday, 4-8 PM. For obituary, directions or guestbook,please visit, . Robinson Funeral Home Melrose (781) 665-1900

                                                                                                • Mahoney, Timothy C.

                                                                                                  and friends invited. Calling hours Saturday 3-7. Interment Tuesday in the MA National Cemetery, Bourne, MA, at 1:15. Late Veteran US Marine Corp. Member of the I.E.B. W. Local 222, James A. Logan Post 6800. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Timothy's memory to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., 9th floor, Boston MA 02108 Att. Michael Grace,, . For more information visit

                                                                                                  • Mannke, Rita T.

                                                                                                    MANNKE, Rita T. Of Stoneham, formerly of Newton, NH, Oct. 8, 2008. Age 90. Wife of the late Joseph L. Mannke. Mother of Joseph Mannke of Myakka City, FL, Donna Molinari of Burlington and the late Paul Mannke of Stoneham. Also survived by 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Funeral from the Anderson-Bryant Funeral Home, 4 Common St., STONEHAM Sat. at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham at 10 AM. Visitation: Fri., 7-9PM. In lieu of flowers, please send…

                                                                                                    • Martin, Bernice

                                                                                                      • Mary Pietras

                                                                                                        Mary ( Sopel) Pietras, 95 years old died in Golden Living-Wedgemere Nursing Home, on Wednesday October 8, 2008. Born in Lubacz, Poland to the late Joseph and Eva (Ossolinski) Sopel. She moved to this country at the age of thirteen where she continued her education. She was the wife of the late John Pietras. She was married in Holy Rosary Church and lived in the Whittenton section of Taunton before moving to East Taunton where she became a communicant of Holy Family Church. She was a textile mill worker for…

                                                                                                        • McKinney Sr., George Glynn

                                                                                                          McKINNEY, George Glynn, Sr. 89, of Mashpee, formerly of Newton, died October 8, 2008 in Mashpee. He was the husband of Amanda Muriel (Peters) McKinney for 61 years. Born in Warrenton, GA, he was raised in Boston. He graduated from Boston University with a B.S. in Business Management. He worked as a product marketing manager for Honeywell Computers. He has been a resident of Mashpee for 20 years. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. A lifetime member of the Boston Guardsmen's Club and a…

                                                                                                          • Mehta, Rattan

                                                                                                            MEHTA, Rattan Of Burlington, September 28 of cardiac arrest while vacationing in India. She is survived by her husband Vijay & daughters Vinita Asija of Acton, Ekta Malrani of Bedford & Sonia Arora of Little Neck, NY. Memorial Service 11 AM October 11 at Sadhu Vaswani Center, 1827 Bridge St, Dracut, MA. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to Sadhu Vaswani Center to aid the poor in India.

                                                                                                            • Morgan Jr., Roderick J.

                                                                                                              Roderick J. Morgan, Jr., 76, of Worcester, died Wednesday, Oct. 8th at the UMass Memorial Medical Center after being stricken ill. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Frances E (Levesauskas) Morgan; a daughter, Angela M Mietkiewicz and her husband Steven of Oxford; two sons: Paul P Morgan and his wife Kathleen of Columbia, Tennessee, Roderick J Morgan III of Costa Mesa, California; three brothers: John Morgan, Francis Morgan and his wife Nancy, James Morgan; two sisters: Mary Weir and her husband…

                                                                                                              • Mulcahy, Marie J.

                                                                                                                MULCAHY, Marie J. (Culloty) Of Canton, October 8th. Beloved mother of Kevin E. of Brighton, Carolyn M. Couture & her husband Steve of Ridgefield, CT, David M. & his wife Susan of E. Taunton & Christopher J. of MI. Sister of Rev. John P. Culloty, Pastor of St. Timothy's Church, Norwood & the late Norine Flavin & Kathleen Culloty. Also survived by 5 grandchildren. Visiting hours at Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, 455 Washington St., CANTON Friday 4-8 PM. Funeral Mass at St. Gerard…

                                                                                                                • Murray, Bob

                                                                                                                  BOB MURRAY SCITUATE Bob (Robert) M. Murray surrounded by his family and friends on September 27, 2008 at the age of 47. Devoted son of Robert "Dave" and Nancy Ellen (O'Brien) Murray. Bob was an E. M T. at the Fallon Ambulance Co. for the last 13 years. Previously he worked at Stop and Shop in Cohasset. Loving brother of David Murray and his wife Carlene of Norwell, Alison Fallon and her husband Todd of Pembroke, Stephanie Camerlengo and her husband Peter of Pembroke, Tracy Roche and her…

                                                                                                                  • Musserian, John A. "Doc"

                                                                                                                    and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours in the Mt. Auburn Chapel of the Giragosian Funeral Home, 576 Mt. Auburn St., (Rte. 16), WATERTOWN on Sunday from 5-8 PM. Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown. Expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to St. James' Armenian Church. Past Master Bethesda Lodge A.F. & A.M, past District Deputy Grand Master Brighton 5th Masonic District. Masonic Service at 7 PM. Past President of Council of Armenian Executives. Past member…

                                                                                                                    • Newman, Paul (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                                                                      Paul Newman, the Academy-Award winning actor and philanthropist,, at his Connecticut farmhouse after battling cancer. He's best known for his roles in "Cool Hand Luke" and "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid."

                                                                                                                      • Nordstrom, David B.

                                                                                                                        David B. Nordstrom, 59, beloved son of Ruth (Hultgren) Nordstrom and the late Hilding S. Nordstrom, died on Sunday, October 5th in Charlton. He leaves his sister, Carol, wife of William Morrissey of Charlton; a niece, Kristin Morrissey of Worcester; his step-daughter, Theresa Braley of Worcester, his grandchildren, Christopher, Matthew and Connor Braley of Newton and Patrick, Shannon and Madison Braley of Worcester. He also leaves two former wives, Barbara Koleshis and Nancy Riley, who remained his friends…

                                                                                                                        • O'Connell, Wilfred E.

                                                                                                                          and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours at the Funeral Home, Sun. Oct. 12, 4-8 PM. Interment Highland Cemetery, Norwood. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Wilfred may be made to St. Patrick's Manor, 863 Central St., Framingham, Ma, 01701. Late W.W. II Army Veteran. Late graduate Norwood High School, Class of 1935 and Boston College, Class of 1939. Gillooly Funeral Home Norwood, 781-762-0174

                                                                                                                          • Osso, Alfred P.

                                                                                                                            OSSO, Alfred P. Of Hanson, Oct. 8. Husband of Stella (Popalaska) Osso. He is survived by 1 son, Richard G. Osso and his wife Elvira of Hanson, 1 sister, Mafalda Crouch of CT, 2 grandchildren, Christine Osso of Quincy and her fiancé, Jeramy R. Masker of MO and Michael Osso and his wife Cameron of Hanson, 1 great grandson, Nathan Osso and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late John Osso, Anne Crecenzo, Sue Mocabe, Florence Bonvicini and Yolanda Doechech. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 9:30 AM…

                                                                                                                            • Page, Franklin H.

                                                                                                                              and friends respectfully invited to attend. Please, no flowers, donations may be sent in Franklin's memory to Shriners Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114-2699, attn. Donations. Arrangements by the Leighton-MacKinnon Funeral Home, Hanson. Please visit

                                                                                                                              • Patrick DeRocco

                                                                                                                                Patrick A. DeRocco Sr. of Peabody, owner and president of Empire Cleaning Company of Wakefield, died Friday at...

                                                                                                                                • Rev. Robert F. Manning

                                                                                                                                  The Rev. Robert F. Manning SJ, a longtime Jesuit leader, former president of the Weston Jesuit School of Theology...

                                                                                                                                  • Richard Albert Pelletier

                                                                                                                                    Richard Albert Pelletier of Attleboro, a retired firefighter, died Tuesday. He was 74. Born in Attleboro,...

                                                                                                                                    • Rines, Everett J.

                                                                                                                                      • Rose M. LaVerde

                                                                                                                                        Rose M. LaVerde of Somerville, a homemaker, died Saturday after a brief illness at Courtyard Nursing Care Center...

                                                                                                                                        • Saba, Elizabeth A.

                                                                                                                                          BROCKTON Elizabeth Ann Saba, 29, of Brockton, died Wednesday evening, Oct. 8, 2008, after injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Canton. She was a beloved daughter of Michael K. Saba and Irene (Saraiva) Saba; beloved sister of Tina Saba and Michael K. Saba Jr.; loving aunt of Trevor Cummings. Complete funeral arrangements to be announced by the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St. (Rte. 123), Brockton. Visit

                                                                                                                                          • Savage, Mary E. (Kelly)

                                                                                                                                            Mary E. (Kelly) Savage, 65, of 5 Indian Hill Road, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, in UMass Memorial Medical Center - Memorial Campus. CALLING HOURS are 4 to 7 p.m. on SUNDAY, Oct. 12, in KELLY FUNERAL HOME, 154 Lincoln St., Worcester. Complete notice in the Saturday Telegram and at

                                                                                                                                            • Sheard, Mary (Geoffredo)

                                                                                                                                              Mary (Geoffredo) Sheard, 87, formerly of Keach Ave., passed away Tuesday, October 7. Her husband of 47 years, Lincoln F. Sheard passed away in 2001. She leaves her son, Thomas G. and his wife, Maryann Sheard of Worcester and her daughter-in-law, Mary Ellen Sheard of Webster. Her son, Michael H. Sheard passed away in 2000. She also leaves six grandchildren, five great grandchildren; three brothers, Domenic Ciuffredo of Worcester, Michael Ciuffredo of Millbury and Frank Ciuffredo of West Boylston; three…

                                                                                                                                              • Skuse, John Paul

                                                                                                                                                and friends kindly invited. Retired employee of Lucent Technologies. Veteran U.S. Air Force.

                                                                                                                                                • Smeglin, Christopher E.

                                                                                                                                                  Christopher E. Smeglin QUINCY LTJG Christopher E. Smeglin, a native of Quincy, died on October 2, due to a bicycle accident in Kingsville, TX. Beloved son of Michael and Jane Smeglin of Quincy. Loving brother of Vittoria A. of Quincy, Michael A. of Douglas and Anthony G. Smeglin of Milton. Christopher attended Atherton Hough Elementary School, Broadmeadows Middle School, and graduated from Boston College High School in 2002 and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY in 2006 with a BS degree in…

                                                                                                                                                • Smith, Darrell Davis

                                                                                                                                                  Darrell Davis Smith LACONIA, NH, 79, passed away on October 7, 2008 after a lengthy illness. Born to Allen D. and Amelia (McCulloch) Smith on July 4, 1929 in Eastport, ME, Darrell was raised in Weymouth, MA and attended Weymouth Public Schools. At 12 years of age Darrell started to help the Weymouth Fire Department fight fires; he joined the fire force in 1942, attended Massasoit Community College where taking courses in Fire Science Technology and Management, and achieved the rank of Captain before taking…

                                                                                                                                                  • Straley, Suzanne (Spangenberg)

                                                                                                                                                    STRALEY, Suzanne (Spangenberg) Of Norwell, formerly of Hull, entered into rest Monday, October 6th, 2008. Age 68. She passed away peacefully with friends and family at her side. Sue was an avid reader and student of life. She loved the ocean, flowers, photography and painting and had recently opened an art studio in her home with one of her lifelong friends, Diana Coyle, where they beautifully captured everything they loved for all to share. She loved to travel and recently fulfilled lifelong dreams to…

                                                                                                                                                    • Straley, Suzanne S.

                                                                                                                                                      NORWELL Suzanne S. (Spangenberg) Straley, age 68, of Norwell, formerly of Hull, entered into rest Monday, October 6th, 2008. Age 68. She passed away peacefully with friends and family at her side. Sue was an avid reader and student of life. She loved the ocean, flowers, photography and painting and had recently opened an art studio in her home with one of her lifelong friends, Diana Coyle, where they beautifully captured everything they loved for all to share. She loved to travel and recently fulfilled…

                                                                                                                                                      • Street III, Oswald Charles

                                                                                                                                                        STREET, Oswald Charles III Of Camden, ME, passed away on September 30, 2008. Born on June 22, 1930, he was the son of Oswald C. and Mary (Wheatley) Street. He was a graduate of Dennis/Yarmouth High School in Massachusetts and received his Bachelors Degree in Business at UniversityofMassachusetts /Amherst. After attending ROTC, he joined the U.S. Air Force as a 1st Lieutenant and pilot. In 1957, he married Patricia Haver of Lima, Ohio. They recently celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary. Surviving is his…

                                                                                                                                                        • Sullivan Jr., Daniel H.

                                                                                                                                                          SULLIVAN, Daniel H. Jr. 84 of New Durham, NH, formerly of Arlington, MA, died October 8, 2008 in Rochester, NH. Husband of Dorothy Eleanor (Burns) Sullivan. Father of Daniel H. Sullivan, III of Hull , MA, Mark J. Sullivan of Bolton, MA, Gregory J. Sullivan of Framingham, MA and Susan Sullivan Glenney of Manchester, CT. Brother of Philip Sullivan of Kingston, NY and Elaine (Sullivan) Kenneally of Canton, MA. Also survived by 10 grandchildren. Calling hours will be 4-7 PM Sunday, October 12, at the…

                                                                                                                                                          • Sveinbjornsson, Thorvaldur

                                                                                                                                                            • Swan, Dean R.

                                                                                                                                                              ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be private. There are no calling hours. Arrangements by Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 N. Main St., Andover. For more information visit

                                                                                                                                                              • Szczepanek, Stepehn M.

                                                                                                                                                                Stephen M. Szczepanek, 52, of 15 Bellevue Ave. passed away on Tueday in Ware. He leaves his son, Steven Szczepanek and his wife Janelle of Ellington Ct.; his daughters, Tabitha Szczepanek of Windsor Ct. and Ashton Szczepanek of West Suffield Ct.; his girlfriend, Terri Keyes of Ware, as well as all the Keyes family. He was born in Ware, son of Leopold and Elaine (Fountain) Szczepanek and he was a lifetime resident. He was supervisor of Security at STCC, and had long been active in area law enforcement and…

                                                                                                                                                                • Tadesse, Messeletch

                                                                                                                                                                  TADESSE, Messeletch Of Cambridge Massachusetts, formerly of Addis Abba, Ethiopia died on October 6th, 2008. Beloved mother to Betania M. Andoh of Cambridge. Dedicated sister of Negede, Tisge of Addis Abba Ethiopia, Quelemua of Milan Italy, formerly of Addis Abba Ethiopia, Hilemelkot of Sydney Australia, formerly of Addis Abba Ethiopia and Kassaun Tadesse of Addis Abba Ethiopia. Loving aunt to many nieces and nephews. Also survived by many loving friends. I proclaim righteousness in the great assembly I do…

                                                                                                                                                                  • Taylor, Stanley W.

                                                                                                                                                                    TAYLOR, Stanley W. Of Fort Lauderdale, FL passed away on October 6, 2008. Born in Brookline, MA, Stan worked as an attorney, real estate developer and businessman in NYC, S. Florida, and Martha's Vineyard, MA. In addition to corporate and labor law, he once represented the Rolling Stones in the early 1960's. He had a great zest for life and his love and generosity will be missed. He is survived by a sister, Flo Harriet Sand, three children, Michael, Allison and Katie Taylor, and 3 grandchildren.…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Tempesta, Violet (Lilly)

                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are kindly invited.Visiting hours Friday "Today" 5-9. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Winthrop Elderly Day Care, 26 Sturgis St., Winthrop MA 02150. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno

                                                                                                                                                                      • Thomas F. Cipollini

                                                                                                                                                                        Thomas F. ‘Butch’ Cipollini, 72, of Johnson St., Taunton, formerly of Fall River, husband of Mary ‘Cippy’ (DeCosta) Cipollini died Tuesday, October 7, 2008. A loving husband and devoted father, grandfather, brother and uncle, he loved spending quality time with family and friends. An Army veteran of the Korean War, he was an avid Boston sports fan and collector of Fall River postcards. Besides his wife of 39 years, he leaves 2 daughters, Linda Powell and her husband David of Corvallis, Oregon and…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Tombari M.D., William M.

                                                                                                                                                                          DERRY, NH William M. Tombari, M.D., of Derry, NH, died October 7, 2008, in the Elliott Hospital, Manchester, NH, following a brief battle with cancer. He was born July 8, 1949 in Quincy, MA, a son of the late Alfred and Carmela (Papile) Tombari. Dr. Tombari was married to Sandra (DeYoung-Kizer) Tombari in 1980. Dr. Tombari completed his undergraduate education at Boston College and graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1975. After completing his internship and residency in Virginia in 1978, he…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Tombari MD, William M.

                                                                                                                                                                            TOMBARI, William M., MD. Age 59, formerly of Quincy, MA on Tuesday, October 7, 2008, following a brief battle with cancer. Born in Quincy, son of the late Alfred and Carmela (Papile) Tombari. Dr. Tombari married Sandra (DeYoung-Kizer) Tombari in 1980. Visitation 1-5 PM, Sunday, October 12 in the Peabody Funeral Homes & Crematorium, 290 Mammoth Rd., LONDONDERRY, NH. A Catholic Funeral Mass and Celebration of Life will be held, Monday at 11:00 AM at Holy Cross Church, 187 Hampstead Rd., Derry, NH. In lieu…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Twiss, Mary L.

                                                                                                                                                                              DANVERS Mary Louise (Fair) Twiss, 86, died October 9, 2008 at the Masconomet Healthcare Center. She was the wife of the late Edward A. Twiss, Jr., with whom she shared 35 years of marriage. Born on January 18, 1922 in Myricks, she was the daughter of the late James Robert and Florence (Morse) Fair. Mrs. Twiss was raised and educated in Qunicy. She moved to Danvers in 1961 and had resided there for much of her life. Mrs. Twiss was a communicant of St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, She was employed as a…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Twiss, Mary Louise (Fair)

                                                                                                                                                                                TWISS, Mary Louise (Fair) Of Danvers, Oct. 9, 86. Wife of the late Edward A. Twiss, Jr., mother of Mary Creeden of Salem, Dennis Twiss of CA, Regina Twiss of Salem and Elizabeth Woods of NH, sister of George of NH, John of Quincy, Francis of Texas, Virginia Lake of Dedham, Ann Patten of Wareham and Debbie Earle of Fall River. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Mon., Oct. 13 at 9AM in St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, 24 Conant St., Danvers. Burial will follow in Annunciation Cemetery, Danvers. Vst. Hrs…

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                                                                                                                                                                                  • Walker, Paul F.

                                                                                                                                                                                    WALKER, Paul F., 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

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Westhaver, Roger

                                                                                                                                                                                      WESTHAVER, Roger Of Marshfield, passed away October 9, 2008 after a long illness surrounded by his family and friends. Roger was the owner of the Bare Cove Gourmet, in Hingham. Born in 1947 and raised in Quincy, Roger graduated from Cornell University. He is survived by the love of his love of his life, Tracy Wilde, and their son, Jack Westhaver, 10, of Marshfield, and his son Roger, Jr. of Weymouth. Also survived by his brother Richard Westhaver and his wife, both of Norwell, his close friend and business…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wilcox Sr., Bruce A.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Bruce A. Wilcox, Sr., 63, of 282 Main St., died Oct. 8 in UMass/Memorial Hospital, due to an accident. He leaves two daughters, Lisa Woods, of Worcester and Donna Wilcox of Queen Creek, Ariz.; a son, Bruce A. Wilcox, Jr. of Las Vegas; two sisters, Myrtle Kender and Marcia Kamilewicz, both of Grafton; 3 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. Born in Worcester, son of Leroy O. and Beulah L. (Merriam) Wilcox, Sr., he graduated from Quinsigamond Community College and worked for many years at Jerry's…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • William Purtell Sr

                                                                                                                                                                                          William F. Purtell Sr. of Tewksbury, a World War II veteran and retired public works foreman, died Tuesday...

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Wood Jr., William Hiram

                                                                                                                                                                                            WOOD, William Hiram, Jr., 87, of Watertown, MA, died Friday, September 26 at Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA. He was born July 6, 1921 in Boston to William Hiram Wood, Sr., born in Lawrence MA in 1895, and Dorothy Pushee, born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia in 1892. He was the grandson of John Thomas Wood, born in 1864 in Saddleworth, Yorkshire, who immigrated to Lawrence as a young boy with his adoptive father Samuel Butterworth. He was the great-great grandson of Nathan Pushee, born 1758 in Lunenburg, MA,…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Zekos, Thomas P.

                                                                                                                                                                                              ZEKOS, Thomas P. 81, died Monday, October 6th surrounded by his family after succumbing to a battle with cancer. He leaves his wife of 51 years, Thelma E. (Caragian) Zekos; his daughter, Lynne A. Zekos and her husband Joseph Trotta of Shrewsbury; two sons, Peter C. Zekos of Shrewsbury and Auctioneer Paul T. Zekos of Worcester. Funeral service will be held Friday, October 10th at 11:00 AM in St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 102 Russell Street, Worcester. O'ConnorBrothersFuneral Home,592ParkAvenue,…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ann H. Leonard

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Ann Leonard, loved singing, theater, animals

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Antonia M. Haskins

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Arlene Eberhardt, a grateful resident of city

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Barbara S. Rubeor

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Clemenzi, Lucia A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Cornwell Scott Smith

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Day, Dorothy J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Donald Baker Jr., youth football coach

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Elizabeth M. Mooney

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Faulkner, Robert A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Freeman, Helen F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ghodsieh Vojdani, longtime teacher

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • John E. Tyler Jr., HCC educator, gardener

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • John Morris Bete

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Kenny, Marion C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Marks, Ruth E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Myslinski, A.J.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Richard A. Pease

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Richard D. Lang

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Ruth E. Marks, 89

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Saporito, Terry R. (DeNapoli)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • St. Laurent, Amy L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Twiss, Mary L.

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