Saturday, October 18, 2008

Massachusetts Obituaries 10/18/08

  • Bailey, Mary L.

    and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held Sunday, from 5 to 8 p.m. Expressions of sympathy in her memory may be made to the Taunton Western Little League or to the Taunton Animal Shelter. For online guest book, directions and obituary information, please visit

    • Barrett, Walter F.

      WEYMOUTH Walter F. Barrett , age 79, on October 16, 2008. Beloved husband of Marion T. (Engren). Devoted father of Michael of Brunswick,Maine Kevin F. of Hollis, N.H. and Susan T. Barrett of Weymouth. Funeral from the Clancy-Lucid Funeral Home, 100 Washington St. Weymouth on Monday, October 20 at 8 a.m. Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church, Weymouth at 9:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are omitted. Burial in Village Cemetery, Weymouth.

      • Battaglia, Lena (Guarino)

        and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours Sunday 4-8PM. Memorial donations may be made to E.S.P.-Winthrop, c/o, E.B.N.H. Center, 26 Sturgis St., Winthrop, MA 02152 in Lena's memory. Late member Courageous Generation, St. Lazarus Parish and St. Lazarus Home and School Assoc. Late member Daughters of Italy. Lena was a devoted parishioner of St. Lazarus Parish her entire life. Funeral home is handicapped accessible. Children's lounge available. Courtesy valet parking front entrance. For…

        • Bauer, Barbara

          Barbara Bauer of Chelmsford Barbara (Secchiaroli) Bauer, 68, a longtime resident of Chelmsford, died on Wednesday, October 15, 2008. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. at the BLAKE FUNERAL HOME, 24 Worthen St., Chelmsford. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Monday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Mary's Church, Chelmsford. Interment in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Barbara's name to Saints Medical Center, PO Box 367, Lowell,…

          • Becker, Dora K. (Meyer)

            Dora K. Becker HOLBROOK October 15, 2008, at the age of 101. Wife of the late Franz Becker and Hermann Kuhlmann. Loving mother of Hannelore Pacheco and her husband Manuel of Holbrook and Ursula Clark of Saugus. Devoted sister of Hanna Klusmeier of Germany, the late Luise Weber and Anna Jipp. Also survived by 6 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Reposing at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 69 So. Franklin St. (Rt. 37), Holbrook. A Memorial Funeral Service will be held Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. in the…

            • Beliveau, Eleanor I.

              QUINCY Eleanor I. (Cormier) Beliveau, 76 years old, of Quincy, died Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at the John Adams HealthCare Center after a brief illness. Beloved wife of the late Ronald I. Beliveau. Devoted mother of Denise L. Beliveau of Quincy, and Kevin P. Beliveau of Quincy. Loving grandmother of Megan A. Duprey, Joshua M. Duprey, Samantha K. Duprey, and Brandon Beliveau. Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Monday, October 20th at 9:15AM. Funeral Mass in…

              • Bell, Joan M.

                ROCKLAND Mrs. Joan M. (Hoban) Bell, 77 of Rockland died Friday, Ocober 17, 2008 at the Brockton Hospital. The daughter of the late Harrison and Frances (Bowen) Hoban, she was born in Boston on July 30, 1931. She was raised and educated in So. Boston and has lived in Rockland since 1952. Mrs. Bell enjoyed bingo playing cards and reading. Wife of the late Richard E. Bell, she is survived by 2 daughters, Janice A. Landreville of Middleboro and Joanne M. Markis of Weston, FL, 1 brother, Robert Hoban of W.…

                • Bergevin, Paul H.

                  • Bowen, John A.

                    WEYMOUTH John "Johnny" A. Bowen, of Weymouth passed away at home on Saturday, October 11, 2008 at age 53. Born in Quincy, where he was raised and educated, he lived here most of his life. A former U.S. Army Veteran, Johnny was an employee of Perri, Inc. and enjoyed fishing and golf in his spare time. The beloved father of Sheri Bowen of Quincy and loving grandfather of Kylee Roberts and Marco Penaflor, he is the brother of Cheryl Palermo, Susan Young and Charles Foster, all of Quincy and Margaret…

                    • Burke, Robert P. "Bobby"

                      Robert P. "Bobby" Burke, 52, of Shrewsbury died Thursday, October 16, 2008 after an illness. Calling hours for Bobby will be held on Sunday, October 19th from 4-7 P.M. in the Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main Street, Shrewsbury. His complete obituary will appear in Sunday edition of the newspaper.

                      • Celona, Rose G. (Santangelo)

                        Rose G. (Santangelo) Celona, 99, formerly of 24 Water St. and 101 Pine St., died Friday, October 17, 2008, in UMass Memorial Healthcare, Worcester, after an illness. Her husband, Stephen J. Celona, died in 1987. She leaves a daughter, Mary C. Lydon and her husband, John, of Grantham, NH; three sons: Stephen J. Celona and his wife, Patricia, of Worcester, Paul A. Celona and his wife, Donna, of Shirley, and Michael J. Celona, and his wife, Christine, of Mt. Holly Springs, PA; thirteen grandchildren; fourteen…

                        • Chambers, Edward V.

                          QUINCY Edward V. Chambers, of Quincy, October 15, 2008 formerly of South Boston and Dorchester. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy L. (Messina) Chambers. Loving Step dad of John E. Messina of Holbrook and the Late William M. Messina, dear brother of the late Charles Chambers, Arthur Chambers and Alice F. Jenkins, Brother- in-law of William Jenkins of Dorchester, devoted uncle of Marie, Adam, Kathy, Lisa, Deirdre, Carol, Brian, Charlie, Helen, Joanne and Paul, cherished grandfather of William, Robert,…

                          • Chiocchio, Antonio G.

                            QUINCY Antonio G. Tony Chiocchio, 74 years old, of Quincy, died Friday, October 17, 2008 at the Veterans Administration Hospital of West Roxbury after a long illness. Mr. Chiocchio was born in Cocullo, Province of Abruzzi, Italy. He immigrated to the United States when he was four years old. He was raised and educated in Quincy, and he graduated from Quincy High School, Class of 1951. He was a lifelong Quincy resident. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He worked as an…

                            • Ciampa, George J.

                              may call from 3 to 6 PM on Sunday, October 19th, at the MAHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 187 Nesmith Street, (Rte. 38). His Funeral Mass to be offered on Monday, October 20th at 11 AM at the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH. Burial in the Edson Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Lowell Lodge of Elks, Christmas Fund, ATTN: Dody, 40 Old Ferry Rd., Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by Mahoney Funeral Home.

                              • Clouten, William A.

                                EAST TAUNTON William A. Clouten, of East Taunton formerly of San Diego, CA and Randolph passed away at the age of 52, peacefully at home with his family by his side October 15, 2008 after loosing his battle with Cancer. Billy was born in Boston and was raised in Randolph. He was a construction worker for many years in FL, and MA. He had lived in San Diego for five years and had been living in E. Taunton with his sister for the past 5 weeks. He was the beloved son of the late William and Joan Marie (Dillon)…

                                • Colantuoni, Alfred

                                  COLANTUONI, Alfred Of Boston, 96 died Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at home in Boston. He is lovingly survived by his daughter, Mary Shepherd of Mountain View, CA, three grandchildren, Anthony Giordano, Krysta Shepherd, Lea Placido, and four great grandchildren. Alfred also leaves a niece and nephews. Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, October 20, at 10AM in St. Mary Church on the corner of Warren and Winthrop Street, Charlestown. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to: ABCD Public Information…

                                  • Colpoys, Francis (Featured Guest Book)

                                    • Corsano, Vincent E.

                                      CORSANO, Vincent E. 76, of Monument Beach, died Tuesday, Oct. 14th at Falmouth Hospital from a heart condition. Mr. Corsano was born on May 31, 1932 in East Boston, to the late Edmund and Dora Corsano. Mr. Corsano attended public schools in Boston before graduating from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in 1956 with a Degree in Marine Engineering. Following graduation, Mr. Corsano served overseas with the Merchant Marines and served for a short period of time as a Commissioned Officer in the United States…

                                      • D'Elia, Anna C. (Lekas)

                                        Anna C. (Lekas) D'Elia, 70, died Thursday, October 16th surrounded by her family at UMASS Medical Center following a massive stroke. Anna leaves to mourn her passing, Frank, her devoted husband of 45 years; daughters: Andrea wife of Tony McGowan of Lighthouse Point, FL, and Elaine D'Elia of Shrewsbury; her son, Paul F. and his wife Kim D'Elia of Charlton; three granddaughters: Stephanie and Maria McGowan and Sophia Morano; a brother, Thomas and his wife, Patricia Lekas of Fairport, NY; and her…

                                        • David P. Schnopp

                                          Of Laurel Street in Taunton, Oc tober 14, 2008, David P. Schnopp died at the age of 92. He is survived by his wife Lena M. Schnopp. David was a graduate of the University of Rhode Island and attended Brown University to further his engineering career. Former Manager of Quality Control for Haskon Cor poration in Taunton, past president of the Taunton Boys' Club, past vice president of Segregansett Country Club, former member of the Knights of Columbus, and the Society of Plastics Engineering. David loved…

                                          • Davis, Aaron A.

                                            ARRANGEMENTS: At the request of his family funeral services will be private. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church, 13 Ashland St., Haverhill, MA 01830; or the MSPCA, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. Condolences to his family may be made at, . Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill/Bradford.

                                            • DePamphilis, Albert R.

                                              • Dermody, Margaret Ann

                                                DERMODY, Margaret Ann (Hewes) Of Needham, October 17. Beloved wife of Francis M. Dermody. Visiting hours Monday 4-8. Funeral Mass St. Joseph Church, Needham, Tuesday at 9 a.m. Complete notice on Sunday. George F. Doherty & Sons Needham 781-444-0687

                                                • Driscoll, Mary A.

                                                  DRISCOLL, Mary A. 85, of West Harwich died peacefully on Tuesday, October 14th at home surrounded by her family. Born in Boston on May 28, 1923. Long time resident of Milton and West Harwich, she enjoyed entertaining, reading, travel, was an artist and former secretary of the Harwich Artists' Guild. Devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Survived by her husband, Peter D. Driscoll; sons, Peter Driscoll, Santa Fe, NM; Robert Driscoll and wife Priscilla, Easton; daughter, Kathleen Lovely and husband Daniel,…

                                                • Ewald-Fields, Joyce D.

                                                  • Feole, Mary R.

                                                    ARRANGEMENTS: In accordance with her wishes there will be no visiting hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, Oct. 20, 2008 at 10 a.m. at Corpus Christi Parish in Holy Rosary Church, 35 Essex St. Lawrence. Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Mary's memory to Mary Immaculate Health Care Services, Attn: Development Dept., 172 Lawrence St. Lawrence, MA…

                                                    • Ferragamo Jr., Christie J.

                                                      FERRAGAMO, Christie J., Jr. In Revere at 37 years, October 12 unexpectedly. Beloved husband of Tara L. (Chiaradonna). Devoted father of Christie J. Ferragamo III, Nicholas S. Ferragamo, both at home. Dear brother of John Ferragamo & wife Deborah of Winthrop, Marc A. of Seabrook, NH, Andrew C., Christine M. Pragnell & her late husband Richard, Charlene L. DiPlatzi & husband Paul A., all of Revere. Son of the late Christie J. Sr. & Constance A. (MacKnight) Ferragamo. Also lovingly survived by…

                                                      • Fiandaca, John C.

                                                        John C. Fiandaca of Leominster John C. Fiandaca, 84, of Leominster, died Thursday, October 17, 2008, in the Lifecare Center Of Leominster. Funeral services are incomplete at this time. Simard Funeral Home, 14 Walker Street, Leominster is in charge of arrangements.

                                                        • Flanders, Mary E.

                                                          HOPEDALE Mary E. (Cicchetti) Flanders, 88, of Hopedale, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, at her home. She was the wife of Milton E. Flanders, who died in 1979. She was born in Milford, daughter of the late Moses and Marie Elena (DErrighi) Cicchetti, and had been a resident of both Milford and Hopedale. Mrs. Flanders was a graduate of Milford High School and was employed for many years at the former Stylon Corporation, Milford, St. Marys Central Catholic High School cafeteria and the former Dennison…

                                                          • Forster, Margaret H. (Lowenberg)

                                                            and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St. (off Route 109) WESTWOOD on Sunday Oct. 19th from 3-7pm. A Funeral Service will be celebrated in the funeral home on Monday morning Oct. 20th at 10am. Interment at Old Westwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Margaret's memory to the Special Gift Fund at Wrentham Developmental Center, c/o Nicholas D'Aluisio, PO Box 144 Wrentham MA 02093. Holden-Dunn-Lawler…

                                                            • Fortier M.D., Andre P.

                                                              FORTIER, Andre P., MD 88, of Biddeford died Thursday evening at Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford. Predeceased by daughter Pauline Briggs of Lexington, MA. Surviving are: 3 daughters: Claire Solman & husband John of Lincoln, MA, Helene Fortier of Biddeford, ME, Marie Fortier Labrecque & husband Ronald of Biddeford, ME. 2 sons: Benoit Fortier & his wife Nancy of Biddeford, ME, Bernard Fortier & his wife Pauline of Lewiston, ME, 18 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Visiting…

                                                              • Freedman, Shirley R. (Aronson)

                                                                FREEDMAN, Shirley R. (Aronson) Of Roslindale, formerly of Boca Raton, FL & Newton on Friday, October 17, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Jacob H. "Jack" Freedman. Loving mother of Paula Mitchell & her husband Dr. Allen Mitchell of Wellesley. Adored grandmother of Dr. Deborah Mitchell & her husband Ben Auspitz and Jonathan Mitchell. Dear sister of the late Howard Aronson. Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park, 41 Dedham St., Sharon on Sunday, October 19 at 2:45pm. The family will be…

                                                                • Goodwin, Ruth I.

                                                                  Ruth I. Goodwin COHASSET Ruth I. (MadDonald) Goodwin, 96 the beloved wife of the late Harold "Harry" Goodwin died peacefully at home surrounded by family on October 13, 2008. A resident of Cohasset for most of her adult life Ruth was born in Medford, MA, where she was an active athlete and later worked for John Hancock Insurance Co. Ruth and Harry were married for over 60 years prior to Harry's death in 2000. Over the years Ruth was involved with and volunteered for many local groups and…

                                                                  • Gormley, Demetra T.

                                                                    who wish may make Memorial Contributions in her name to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Lowell. Interment in Westlawn Cemetery. Funeral Director Walter F. Bayliss, Jr.

                                                                    • Goulter, Arthur

                                                                      GOULTER, Arthur 81, of Englewood, Florida passed away October 11, 2008. He was born July 15, 1927 in Boston, MA and moved to this area in 1991 from Lynnfield, MA. Arthur attended Dean Academy and graduated from Boston University School of Management where he was a member of Signa Alpha Epsilon. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was for many years employed by R.C.A. in the Automatic Systems Division as manager of Sub Contracts. He is survived by his wife Dorothy, son, Stuart (Marcia) Goulter…

                                                                      • Graham-Meho, Lynda Ann (Graham)

                                                                        and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Lynda's name may be made to the Presbyterian Church of Burlington, 335 Cambridge St., Burlington, MA 01803 or the Dana Farber Cancer Institute-Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226. For directions, obituary, & online guestbook see, or

                                                                        • Grajales, Pastor "George"

                                                                          Pastor "George" Grajales, 55, of Kissimmee, Florida formerly of 31 Windsor St., Worcester, passed away Thursday, October 16th in his home. George is survived by his devoted wife and partner of more than 35 years, Carmen E. Arroyo; his seven cherished children: Zenaida Burgos, Rev. Merlly Otero; Daisy and Jessica Grajales and Felix Grajales all of Worcester, Francisco Otero of Springfield and George Grajales in Florida; his mother, Jovita Grajales; several brothers and sisters; 18 grandchildren; a…

                                                                          • Groulx, Yvette C.

                                                                            may call at the PELHAM FUNERAL HOME, 11 NASHUA RD., PELHAM, NH from 4 to 8 P.M. Sunday. Her funeral will take place from the funeral home Monday morning at 9 o'clock followed by a Funeral Mass at ST. PATRICK CHURCH in Pelham at 10 o'clock. Burial in the Gibson Cemetery. Those wishing make contributions in her memory to Home, health and Hospice, 22 Prospect St., Nashua, NH 03060. Arrangements by Funeral Directors John W. Crane and James F. O'Donnell, Jr. 603-635-3333.

                                                                            • Guerini, Andrew J.

                                                                              • Hammond III, Andrew W.

                                                                                HAMMOND, Andrew W. III 66, of Milford, passed away suddenly Thurs. Oct. 16 at home. Beloved husband to Patricia A. (Longo) Hammond and cherished father to Sean P. Hammond of Milford and Andrew W. Hammond IV of Briarcliff Manor, NY and loving grandfather to David, McKenzi, Andrew V, and Amelia. Brother to Gerard Hammond of Gloucester and David Hammond of Makaha, HI. N.E. Telephone retiree and world traveler. Funeral Mass Mon. Oct. 20, 2008 at 10 AM in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 7 E. Main St., Milford, MA.…

                                                                                • Hardiman, Thomas F.

                                                                                  and friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday, 4-8 PM. Interment in Gethsemane Cemetery. Late W.W. II , U. S. Navy Veteran. Parking in Church Parking lot opposite Funeral Home. For directions and guestbook:, . Kenney Funeral Home 817-361-2450

                                                                                  • Henry, Richard J.

                                                                                    Nurse Assoc. of Greater Milford-Northbridge Area, 25 Birch St. Bldg. B, Suite B1, Milford, MA. 01757.

                                                                                    • Idrizi, Rinush

                                                                                      & friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday 4-8 PM. Mann & Rogers Funeral Home Jamaica Plain 617 522-2500

                                                                                      • James Ferreira

                                                                                        James Ferreira, 68, of Middleboro, died October 8, 2008 in New Bedford. Husband to Sally Wasylow he leaves behind one son, James A. and his wife Wendy Ferreira of Acushnet; three daughters, Anne-Marie and her husband Scott Dexter of Taunton, Patti Jean and husband Michael Crossman, of Taunton, and Stasia and hus band Stephen Finney of Lakeville. He was also the father of the late Janice Ferreira. He leaves ten grandchildren: Lucas and Allison Ferreira, Kasey and Kyle Dexter, Benjamin , Jacob and Seth…

                                                                                        • Jewell, Deborah A.

                                                                                          and friends are kindly invited to attend a funeral at the J.F. Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, EVERETT, on Monday, Oct 20th., at 10 AM. Visiting hours Sunday 4-8 PM. Deborah was an avid cook and bingo player. Donations in her memory may be made to the , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For directions and online guest book visit, J.F. Ward Funeral Home (617) 387-3367

                                                                                          • Karanja, Florence W.

                                                                                            Florence W. Karanja, 48, of Worcester, died Monday, October 13th in her home. She leaves her husband of 23 years, Paul K. Gitaka; her son, Alvin G. Kimani of Worcester; her daughter, Yvonne W. Kimani of Worcester; her parents, Isaac G. and Pricilla W. (Thuo) Karanja of Kenya; three brothers: Ken Karanja of England and Peter and Njihia Karanja both of Nairobi, Kenya; four sisters: Lois Karanja Fry of Montreal, Canada and Jenny Smith, Kizzy Fletcher and Nancy Karanja, all of England; and a grandson, Ezekiel…

                                                                                            • Karel M.D., Linda L.

                                                                                              KAREL, Linda L., MD Of Waltham, October 15, 2008. Loving daughter of Marcus and Carol (Weeks) Karel of Newton, sister of Steven Karel and his wife Leslie Griffith of Weston, Karen Karel of Waltham, and Debra Nardone and her husband Mark of Holliston, niece of James C. Weeks of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Rena Carmel of Newton, and cousin of Julia Carmel of Waltham. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. A private service will be held from the Brasco & Sons Memorial Chapels. In lieu of flowers…

                                                                                              • Kula, John A.

                                                                                                John A. Kula of Billerica, former Woburn businessman; 99 BILLERICA John A. Kula, of Billerica, formerly of Wellfleet and Woburn, passed away at the Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley in Billerica on Thursday Morning, October 16. He was 99 years of age. Born in Manchester, NH, he was the son of the late Albert J. Kula, and the late Anna (Marek) Kula; and he was the husband of the late Freda M. (Case) Kula. Mr. Kula was Co-Owner of the former F.M. Case Pharmacy in the South End of Woburn, until his…

                                                                                                • Larrabee, Lorraine V. "Lori"

                                                                                                  Lorraine 'Lori' V. Larrabee of Chelmsford, formerly of Danvers; 85 CHELMSFORD Lorraine "Lori" V. (Ouimette) Larrabee, of Chelmsford, formerly of Danvers, passed away on Oct. 15, 2008, following a brief illness. She was married for 51 years to her beloved John Larrabee, who passed away in 1993. Born in Danvers on March 15, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Amie and Lillian (LaBelle) Ouimette. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Judith and Geoff Bryant of Chelmsford; three…

                                                                                                • Lemieux, Charles P.

                                                                                                  Charles P. Lemieux PLYMOUTH Charles P. Lemieux, 58, of Plymouth, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, after a valiant struggle with pancreatic cancer. He was raised in Duxbury, graduated from Duxbury High School in 1968, and attended Windham College in Putney, Vt. He worked for many years in his familys business, Wes-Pine Windows in Hanover. He enjoyed reading and was an avid fisherman, who loved sharing this sport with people of all ages. He taught fly casting and fly tying, was an Orvis Endorsed Guide and worked at…

                                                                                                  • Lenzi, Lawrence A.

                                                                                                    MILFORD Lawrence A. Lenzi, 54, of Milford, died Friday morning, Oct. 17, 2008, at his family's home in Milford, after an illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of James E. Kellett and Son Funeral Home, 21 West St., Milford.

                                                                                                    • Lindvall, Jennifer Lee

                                                                                                      LINDVALL, Jennifer Lee 30, of Metacom Ave., Bristol, RI formerly of South Weymouth MA, passed away on October 16th. Born in Malden, MA she is the daughter of Thomas and Linda (Lombardo) Lindvall of Bristol, RI. She lived in Phoenix for 8 years since moving from So. Weymouth where she resided for 18 years She graduated Notre Dame Academy, Hingham, MA. Jennifer was the loving sister of Christine and Dan Maloof, doting aunt to Eva C. Maloof of Rehoboth, MA. She was the loving friend of Tony Pimentel of East…

                                                                                                      • Lopriore, Mario

                                                                                                        Mario Lopriore, 83, of Millbury, died on Wednesday, October 15, 2008, in St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, after being stricken ill in his home. His wife of 53 years, Anne (Chiras) Lopriore, died in 2001. He leaves his son, Michael C. Lopriore of Millbury; 2 brothers: Alfred Lopriore of Shrewsbury and John Lopriore of Grafton; 3 sisters: Florence Lorusso of Shrewsbury, Gloria Trudel of Boylston, and Lenore Makowiecki of Auburn; nephews and nieces; grandnephews and grandnieces. He was predeceased by 2…

                                                                                                        • MacVarish, Helen T.

                                                                                                          Helen T. MacVarish MILTON Helen T. (McDonough) MacVarish, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her husband, of 58 years, and her nine children, after a long and happy life on Wed., October 15. A 55 year resident of Milton, Mrs. MacVarish was born in Boston and grew up in Dorchester. She was a graduate of Emmanuel College, Class of 47. The beloved wife of John D. MacVarish, she is also survived by her cherished children; Kathleen and her husband Marshall Ottina of Milton, John IV and his wife…

                                                                                                          • MacVarish, Helen T. (McDonough)

                                                                                                            MacVARISH, Helen T. (McDonough) Of Milton, Oct. 15. Beloved wife of John D. MacVarish. Cherished mother of Kathleen & her husband Marshall Ottina of Milton, John IV & his wife Elizabeth of Hingham, Anne MacVarish, Mary & her husband Dick Dyer, all of Milton, Jayne MacVarish & her husband Brent Goddard of Dudley, Francis & his wife Therese, Thomas & his wife Paula, all of Marshfield, James & his wife Kathleen of Braintree and Helen & her husband Brian McCune of East…

                                                                                                            • Mary L. Bailey

                                                                                                              Mrs. Mary L. (Denault) Bailey, of Taunton, died Thursday, October 16 in Morton Ho pital following a brief illness. She was the wife of the late George S. Bailey. She was born 76 years ago in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Leo V. and Edith A. (Livesey) Denault. She was educated in New Bedford and was a graduate of New Bedford High School and the Kinyon-Campbell Business School. Mrs. Bailey had been a Taunton resident for the past 50 years. At the time of her illness, she had been employed as a sales…

                                                                                                              • Matrisciano, Josephine

                                                                                                                EAST BRIDGEWATER Josephine (Zematis) Matrisciano, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008, in Sachem Skilled Care Nursing Home, in East Bridgewater, where she had resided for several years. She was born in Brockton, a daughter of the late Matthew and Beatrice Zematis. Mrs. Matrisciano was a shoe worker until her retirement at age 65. She enjoyed shopping, cards and bingo. Josephine was the wife of the late Albert Matrisciano. She is survived by her son, James J. Kasper of Carver; three grandchildren, Mary-Ann Giguere…

                                                                                                                • McCarron, Jeanne M.

                                                                                                                  ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Green Street, Newburyport. Calling hours will be on Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Twomey LeBlanc Funeral Home, 193 High St., Newburyport. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Immaculate Conception Church, 7 Court St., Newbuyrport, MA 01950.

                                                                                                                  • McCarron, Jeanne M. (Marley)

                                                                                                                    McCARRON, Jeanne M. (Marley) Of Newburyport, MA, formerly of Reading and Kennebunk, ME on Oct 16, 2008, age 80. Wife of the late Robert A. McCarron. She is a graduate of Emmanuel College. She is survived by her children and their spouses; Maureen A. Lenihan & Brian of Newburyport, Timothy McCarron & Kathleen of Andover, Michael T. McCarron & Laura of West Newbury, Thomas M. McCarron & Donna of Bradford, William P. McCarron & Maureen of Reading and Ann Marie McCarron of Deerfield, NH, her…

                                                                                                                    • McKenzie, Rose M. (Bourne)

                                                                                                                      and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Sunday 2-5 PM. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in Rose's memory to the Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care, c/o Bradenton Hospice House, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238. Online guestbook and directions at, P.E. Murray-George F. Doherty & Sons West Roxbury 617-325-2000

                                                                                                                      • McShera, Irene M. (Mills)

                                                                                                                        Irene M. (Mills) McShera, 84, of 2 Andy Drive, Cherry Valley, a section of Leicester, died Thursday, October 16 in Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester after an illness. She was the wife of Joseph K. McShera, Sr. who died in 1981. She leaves a son, Joseph K. McShera, Jr. and his wife Linda of Cherry Valley; three daughters, Carol Ann McShera of Cherry Valley, Margaret "Peggy" Dix and her husband John of Leicester, Frances Keating of Worcester; a sister, Claire C. Scully of Cherry Valley; 6…

                                                                                                                        • Meyer, Berthold C.

                                                                                                                          ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will held Monday, Oct. 20, beginning in the Groveland Congregational Church, 4 King St., Groveland, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Linwood Cemetery, Mill Street, Haverhill. Calling hours will be Sunday, in the C. Frank Linnehan and Son Haverhill Funeral Home, 129 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill from 4 to 8 p.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Contributions in Mr. Meyer's memory my be made to either Career Resources of Haverhill, 165 Winter St., Haverhill, MA 01830; or to…

                                                                                                                          • Miranda, Felix G.

                                                                                                                            ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will take place on Monday at 11 a.m. from the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc., 233 Lawrence St. in Methuen, with burial to follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery of Lawrence. Friends are invited to pay their respects on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Please send online condolences to

                                                                                                                            • 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…

                                                                                                                              • 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."

                                                                                                                                • Nista Jr., Joseph Anthony

                                                                                                                                  & friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday 2-6 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joseph's memory may be made to MGH c/o Development Office 165 Cambridge St. Suite 600 Boston,MA 02114. Interment St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Weymouth. McDonald-funeral

                                                                                                                                  • Olsen, Arthur V.

                                                                                                                                    Arthur V. Olsen of N. Chelmsford Arthur V. Olsen, 42, formerly of N. Chelmsford, MA, died Oct. 13, 2008. Visiting hours Monday, Oct. 20, 2008 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. N.CHELMSFORD,MA. Funeral Service Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in the Funeral Home. Burial in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

                                                                                                                                    • Panos, George A.

                                                                                                                                      and friends are kindly invited. Interment at MA National Cemetery, Bourne. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the above named Church in his memory. Graduated from Cambridge High and Latin School in 1941 with high honors. Attended Texas A&M College, studying advanced engineering and pharmacy. Proud U.S. Army Veteran and Purple Heart recipient during W.W. II as a member of the 409th Infantry Regiment, 103rd Division, serving as sergeant and heavy mortar crewman in combat operations against the German…

                                                                                                                                      • Parker, Ellen (Minihan)

                                                                                                                                        PARKER, Ellen (Minihan) 84, died Oct 16, 2008. She was born on Aug 24, 1924 in Boston, MA daughter of Florence and Mary (Lovett) Minihan. Mrs. Parker graduated from the Dorchester High School and then attended a local Junior College and New Haven (CT) College. Survivors include her husband Nelson Parker Sr. of Tinmouth, a daughter, 2 sons, 2 sisters, grandchildren, great grandchildren. Funeral services will be 12noon Monday at the St. Patrick Church, Wallingford, VT. Arrangements are by the…

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                                                                                                                                          • Paul V. Higgins

                                                                                                                                            In Brockton, October 16, 2008 Paul V. Higgins passed away after a long illness at the age of 78, at Good Samaritan Hospital. Husband of the late Mary (Letson) Higgins. Paul has resided in Raynham for 40 Years formerly of Newton Lower Falls. Paul Graduated From Newton High Class of 1948. He was an avid Sportsman & Athlete playing Baseball,Football& Hockey. Beloved Father of Mrs. Sharon McCaffrey & her husband Chris of Carver MA. Paul Retired as a Iron Worker & member of iron workers local #7…

                                                                                                                                            • Pichierri, Joseph A.

                                                                                                                                              Joseph A. Pichierri, 78, of 95 Millbury Ave., died Thursday, Oct. 16th in the Westborough Health Care Center. He leaves his wife, Elizabeth A. (Walsh) Pichierri; two daughters: Nancy A. Pichierri of Southbridge and Manda L. wife of Bradford Day of Brimfield; a sister, Angelina Lynch of Millbury; nephews and nieces. He was born in Millbury and is predeceased by his parents, John and Marianni (DellChioie) Pichierri; two sisters: Mary Tauper and Ida Shepard and a brother, Frank Pichierri. Mr. Pichierri worked…

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                                                                                                                                                • Quinn, Agnes

                                                                                                                                                  SOUTH BOSTON Agnes (Henchey) Quinn, of Blacksburg, VA originally of South Boston, October 10, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Quinn. Daughter of the late William J. and Lucy (Reilly) Henchey. Loving mother of LTC (Ret) Thomas Kratman, Esq. and his wife Yolanda Miranda-Carrera de Kratman. Cherished grandmother of Julia Smith, Inez Kratman and Sarah Kratman. Great-grandmother of Juliana Kratman, Patrick Smith and Cossima Smith all of Blacksburg, VA. Beloved sister of Lucy Farulla of Wollaston, Grace…

                                                                                                                                                • Raftery, Mark "Raf"

                                                                                                                                                  and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours at the Funeral Home, Sun. Oct. 19, 4-8 PM.. Interment Highland Cemetery, Norwood. In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Mark may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Assoc. of Ma., 60 Walnut St. Wellesley, Ma., 02481. Mark coached Little League and Soccer in Norwood for many years. Former member of BPOE Elks 1124 of Norwood. Gillooly Funeral Home Norwood, 781-762-0174

                                                                                                                                                  • Reid, Harry G.

                                                                                                                                                    Harry G. Reid, 85, of Charlton, passed away on Monday, October 13, 2008. He was born in Providence, R.I. on February 24, 1923 son of D. Albert and Marguerite (Page) Reid and grew up in Cranston, R.I. Harry was a proud 60 year member of the Masons, including the Harmony Lodge in Cranston, the Nantucket Union Lodge and the Isle of the Sea Royal Arch Chapter where he served as secretary of the Chapter for 10 years, and a 25 year member of the Valley of Boston Shriners. Harry and his life partner of 52 years,…

                                                                                                                                                    • Repucci, Mary A. (Inferrera)

                                                                                                                                                      REPUCCI, Mary A. (Inferrera) Of Bedford, formerly of Concord, Oct. 16. Beloved wife of the late Master Sergeant John R. Repucci, USAF (Ret). Mother of John R., Jr. and his wife Pauline D. of Concord, Anthony A. and his wife Susan W. of Merrimac. Michael J. and his wife Janet K. of Hopkinton and Carl T. and his wife Cindy A. of Concord. Sister of Josephine Rauseo of Kingston, Dominic Inferrera of Mashpee and the late Ann Thomas of Dennis. Also survived by 14 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, 4 nieces…

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                                                                                                                                                        • Rivera, Jesus M.

                                                                                                                                                          CARVER Jesus M. Rivera, of Carver, formerly of Marshfield, October l5, at the age of 70. Beloved husband of Patricia Ann (Kivlehan) Rivera. Dear father of James Rivera of Carver, Paul Rivera of Pembroke and Lisa Rivera of Randolph. Also survived by grandchildren Matthew and Meghan and 5 brothers and 2 sisters. Visiting hours will be at the MacDonald Funeral Home. 1755 Ocean St., (Rte 139) Marshfield on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Services and Interment will be private. Contributions in Jesus memory…

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                                                                                                                                                            • Robinson, Loretta (Dufresne)

                                                                                                                                                              Loretta (Dufresne) Robinson of Fitchburg, Lowell native; 94 FITCHBURG Loretta (Dufresne) Robinson, 94, of Fitchburg, died Friday, October 17, 2008, at the Hillcrest Nursing Home after an illness. She was the wife of the late Joseph T. Robinson who died March 13, 1988. She leaves her daughter-in-law Lorraine (Cabana) Robinson of Fitchburg; her sister, Annie LeBlanc of Fitchburg; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her son, Timothy Joseph Robinson, and her daughter, Joan…

                                                                                                                                                              • Rocco, Joan F. (Eident)

                                                                                                                                                                Joan F. (Eident) Rocco, 72, of Shrewsbury, passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2008 in Saint Vincent Hospital. Calling hours will be held tomorrow (Sunday), October 19, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. in MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, Worcester. A full obituary will appear in the Sunday edition of this newspaper.

                                                                                                                                                                • Rollins, Phyllis E.

                                                                                                                                                                  and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday, Oct. 19, from 2 to 6 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to South Congregational Church, 1075 Washington St., Braintree. For additional information, directions or to leave a sympathy message, visit our Web site at

                                                                                                                                                                  • Rose Marie Severino

                                                                                                                                                                    Rose Marie (McGrath) Severino, 83 years old died on October 11, 2008 in New England Sinai Hospital, Stoughton following a period of failing health. Born and educated in Malden, MA she was the daughter of the late Marga ret McGrath. A longtime resi dent of Raynham she was a communicant of St Ann's Church. Rose Marie was employed at the former Texas In struments Co in Attleboro retir ing 20 years ago. She was the wife of the late Camilo Severino. Rose Marie is the mother of Rev. Stephen Young and his wife…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Rossi, Ascanio

                                                                                                                                                                      Ascanio Rossi SCITUATE Ascanio Michael (Mike) Rossi, of Scituate, October 11, 2008. One month shy of his 82nd birthday. Loving husband of the late Margaret (Peg) Rossi. He is survived by his devoted daughter, Sally Jean Rossi-Ormon of Scituate; a son, Alexander Rossi of OR; a stepdaughter Wendellyn Burger of CA; and a stepson, Mark Ralston of CA. He leaves two brothers, Joseph of CN and Alexander of TN; three sisters, Serafina Magni of Newton, Regina Cillizza and Johanna Lanteri of CN; four grandchildren,…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Sabatinelli, Arthur A. "Art"

                                                                                                                                                                        OCALA, Fla. Arthur A. "Art" Sabatinelli, 94, passed away Oct. 15, 2008, at Palm Garden of Ocala. He was born in Milford and moved to Ocala in 1992 from Mendon. He was a stone mason and enjoyed hunting and golfing. He attended Queen of Peace Catholic Church. He is survived by a daughter, Linda Phillips, of Ocala; a son, Arthur A. (Melody) Sabatinelli Jr. of Lakeland, Fla.; two grandchildren, Arthur A. Sabatinelli III and Dean Sabatinelli; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Santin, Ernest

                                                                                                                                                                          and friends are invited to a reception following the burial at Salem Country Club at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday. Visiting hours are Monday from 3- 7 P.M. at the Campbell - Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, (North Beverly location) BEVERLY, MA. In lieu of flowers donations in Ernie's memory may be made to Beverly Hospital, 85 Herrick Street, Beverly, MA, or St. Mary's Parish of Beverly, MA. Info, directions, condolences at

                                                                                                                                                                          • Savoie, Madeleine Rose

                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are invited and may call at the RJ Ross Funeral Home, 135 South Street, Route 1A, WRENTHAM CENTRE, on Sunday from 4-8 PM. Her Funeral will be on Monday at 11 AM in the Sanctuary of the Trinity Episcopal Church, East Street facing Lower Common, Wrentham Centre. Burial will follow in the Norfolk Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Cops for Kids with Cancer, PO Box 850956, Braintree, MA 02185. Arrangements are in the care of Richard Ross and the RJ Ross Funeral Home, 135 South…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Schwartz, Barrett M.

                                                                                                                                                                              SCHWARTZ, Barrett M. Of Winthrop, age 76, entered into rest on October 16, 2008. He was the beloved husband of the late Bryna Schwartz. Devoted father of Heleene Fink of Marblehead, MA, Rhonda Madnick of Derry, NH, June Schwartz of Revere, MA and Karen Moore of North Attleboro, MA. Loving brother of Claire Aronson of Newton, MA, and cherished grandfather of Adam, Bryan, Aaron, Daniel, Douglas, Brandon, and Hunter. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, October 19th, 2008 at 2 PM at the Stanetsky-Hymanson…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Severino, Rose Marie

                                                                                                                                                                                and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian burial in St. Anns Church, Raynham, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008, at 11 a.m. Complying with Rose Marie's request, there will be no visiting hours. Interment of her cremains will be in Cedar Knoll Cemetery, East Taunton, at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday. Donations in her memory may be made to St. Anns Church, P.O. Box 247, Raynham, MA 02768. Arrangements by the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton. To light a candle or to access the memorial register, go…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Sherman, Dolores Mary

                                                                                                                                                                                  WEYMOUTH Dolores Mary (Souza) Sherman, 78 years of age passed away at the Cedar Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Randolph on Thursday after a long illness. She was born in Cambridge and received her education there. Mrs. Sherman moved to North Weymouth 42 years ago. She was a homemaker who enjoyed taking several trips to Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Casinos in Connecticut. She also enjoyed participating in local Bingo games. She was the daughter of the late William and Mary (Medeiros) Souza. She is…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sicari, Ottavio

                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday, 4-8. Services will conclude with entombment at Woodlawn Mausoleum. Late member Marina Militare. For directions, obituary and guestbook:, . Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781.396.9200 Medford-Wilmington-Woburn

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Silver, Morton

                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Observance on Sunday from 3-8 PM at the home of Sean Silver, 20 Rockland Street (off Bay Road), Easton. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mike's memory may be sent to the American Diabetes Association, PO BOX 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023. Arrangements are by the Kane Funeral Home, EASTON. For condolences visit

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Silverman, Virginia J. (Reardon)

                                                                                                                                                                                        SILVERMAN, Virginia J. "Ginny" (Reardon), Of Revere, formerly of Somerville, October 15. Beloved wife of the late Theodore Silverman. Devoted mother of Madeline Silverman of Revere. Sister of the late William, Timothy, Arline, Joseph and Dorothy Reardon. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. RelatIves and friends are respectfully invited to visit with the family on Sunday from 2-4 at the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., MEDFORD, and attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, October…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Steelman, Frances L. (Earley)

                                                                                                                                                                                          Frances L. (Earley) Steelman, 75, of School St., died Friday, October 17th in the UMass Memorial Hospital, Worcester, after and illness. The Britton-Wallace Funeral Home of Auburn is assisting the family with the arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stitt, John William

                                                                                                                                                                                            STITT,JohnWilliam Of Dennis, formerly of Lexington, died Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at the age of 82. Loving husband of Muriel (Grogan) Stitt, beloved father of Susan Wagner of Decatur, GA, Bryan Stitt of Lexington and the late Alan Stitt. Brother of George A. Stitt of Danbury, NH. And Donald Stitt of San Diego, CA. Also survived by three grandchildren. He graduated from Weymouth High School and Boston University. A funeral service will be held on Monday, October 20, 2008 at 11:00 AM in the Hallett Funeral…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Stokes, Caroline F.

                                                                                                                                                                                              STOKES, Caroline F. Of Saugus, Oct. 13, age 96, formerly of Lynnfield. She leaves several nieces, nephews and close friends including Deborah and Jeff Manship of Saugus. She was sister of the late Richard Stokes, James Stokes, Byron Stokes, and Marie M. Burns. Funeral from the Cuffe McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., LYNN Monday at 9:30 AM. Funeral Mass in Blessed Sacrament Church, Saugus at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours Sunday 2-6 PM. For on line guestbook, visit

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                                                                                                                                                                                                • Tomasella, Salvatore

                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends are respectfully invited to attend the 11:00 a.m. burial at Vine Hill Cemetery, 100 Samoset Street, Plymouth. Please send flowers to Manomet Bible Church. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to the Manomet Bible Church Building Fund. Arrangements by Cartmell Funeral Home, 150 Court St., PLYMOUTH. All are invited to Lunch and Sharing Time at, For directions and memorial guest book see:

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Torrey, Elizabeth

                                                                                                                                                                                                    ENGLEWOOD, Fla. Elizabeth (Moulton) Torrey, 81, of Englewood, formerly of Barrington, R.I., died Aug. 28, 2008. Survivors include her husband of 20 years, George; daughter, Cathy O'Connor of Massachusetts; son, Gregory Bourque of California; and grandson, Philip Bourque. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, at 10:30 a.m., at the First Congregational Church of Rockland. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Elizabeth's memory to TideWell Hospice and Palliative Care, 5955 Rand…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Urbas, Barbara (Wurcel)

                                                                                                                                                                                                        URBAS, Barbara (Wurcel) Of Bryn Mawr, PA, formerly of Brookline, on Friday, October 17, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Benjamin. Loving mother of Gail & Randy Ment of NY and Pamela Urbas & Andy Duchovnay of Philadelphia. Adored Bubba of Benjamin, Zachary, Jazmin & Gabrielle Ment and Sara, Hillary & Marley Duchovnay. Dear sister of Berek Wurzel of Manchester, England and the late Brunya Krzaszawer. Services at the Levine Chapels, 470 Harvard St., BROOKLINE on Sunday, October 19 at 1:00pm. In…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Vallone, Frances P. "Pat" (McNally)

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Frances P. "Pat" (McNally) Vallone, 73, of Auburn formerly of Millbury passed away Thursday, October 16th in the St. Vincent Hospital after a brief illness. The MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St. is honored to assist the family with arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Volpe, Mary A. (Mancini)

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mary A. (Mancini) Volpe, 89, of Stanton Street in Worcester, passed away Friday, October 17, 2008, in Memorial Hospital. Calling hours will be held Tuesday morning, October 21, from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. in MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, Worcester. A full obituary will appear in the Sunday edition of this newspaper.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Walker, Agnes T. (Braband)

                                                                                                                                                                                                              WALKER, Agnes T. (Braband) Ashland, MA 79, of Ashland passed away October 16th in the Newton-Wellesley Hospital. She was the wife of Samuel (Boots) Walker of Ashland and they had been married 60 years. Born in Brooklyn, NY. Agnes was the daughter of the late Francis and Catherine (Duhig) Braband. She had lived in Ashland 60 years. She loved shopping and being with her family and enjoyed spending summers on Cape Cod. Besides her husband she is survived by one son: Francis Walker and his wife Melanie of North…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Wall, Marie G. (Danner)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WALL, Marie G. (Danner) 91, of Peabody, October 16, 2008. Wife of the late Boston Firefighter Chester I. Wall and loving mother of Ret. Boston Firefighter James Wall and his wife Louise (May) of Peabody, sister of William Danner of Plainville, MA, grandmother of Deborah Gilbert and her husband Christopher and Kim Bua and her husband Gary all of Peabody, great grandmother of Katelyn, Nicholas and Kyle Gilbert and Courtney and Steven Bua and many nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held on Monday from…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Walper, Guyla (Steinberg)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WALPER, Guyla (Steinberg) Of Venice, FL, formerly of Stoughton & Norwood, MA. Entered into rest October 15, 2008, age 98. Beloved wife of the late Michael G. Walper. Devoted mother of Phyllis Jacques and her husband Paul of Venice, FL. Loving sister of the late Max & Helen Steinberg and Ann Steinberg. Cherished grandmother of Adrienne Jacques and Annette Jacques Services will be held at Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, 475 Washington St., Canton, Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 10:00 AM. Interment Sharon…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Walsh, Marie L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ARRANGEMENTS: Friends and family are respectfully invited to call on Sunday afternoon at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home 486 Main St., (Route 125) Haverhill from 2 to 5 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. from the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 11 a.m. in St. James Church, Winter St. Haverhill. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Primrose St. Haverhill. Memorial donations may be made to St. James Capital Improvements Fund, 6…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wheeler, Loretta A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Loretta A. Wheeler of Clinton, Our Lady Church member; 76 CLINTON Loretta A. (McQuoid) Wheeler, 76, of Clinton, died Friday, October 17, 2008, in the Life Care Center of Leominster, after an illness. She leaves her husband of 52 years, Emerson W. Wheeler, Jr.; three sons, Kenneth C. Wheeler, and his wife, Judith, of Leominster, Emerson W. Wheeler, III, and his wife, Heidi, of Paxton, and Michael R. Wheeler and his wife, Sandra, of FL; nine grand-children; one great-granddaughter. A sister, Dorothy M.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wheeler, Loretta A. (McQuoid)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Loretta A. (McQuoid) Wheeler, 76, of 35 Mount View Drive, died Friday, October 17, 2008, in the Life Care Center of Leominster, after an illness. She leaves her husband of 52 years, Emerson W. Wheeler, Jr.; three sons: Kenneth C. Wheeler, and his wife, Judith, of Leominster, Emerson W. Wheeler, III, and his wife, Heidi, of Paxton, and Michael R. Wheeler and his wife, Sandra, of FL; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter. A sister, Dorothy M. Schmidt, predeceased her. Loretta was born in Clinton, the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Williams, Richard V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Richard V. Williams MARSHFIELD Richard V. Williams, of Marshfield, October l5, at the age of 86. Beloved husband of the late Myrtle J. (Anderson) Williams; dear father of Edward Williams of Duxbury, Vincent Buzzy Williams of Marshfield, Nicole Bunny Gomes of Norfolk, VA., Piper Ellis of Queensbury, N.Y. and the late Wilbert Butch Knight. Also survived by l3 grandchildren and l5 great-grandchildren. Richard was born in Tampa, FL. and was a resident of Marshfield for 46 years. He was a veteran of WWII US…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Williams, Robin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be held Sunday, Oct. 19 from 2 to 5 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 5 p.m. at the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH. Burial will be private for the family at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to: Lung Cancer Alliance, PO Box 630972, Baltimore, MD 21263-0972,, To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Williams, Robin (Bridge)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                WILLIAMS, Robin (Bridge) 45, of Salem NH passed away peacefully on Oct. 16th with her husband at her side after losing her valiant battle with lung cancer. She grew up in Reading, MA and worked at M/A Com in Lowell. Survived by: Husband Brian Williams of Salem, NH. Step-children: Julie Williams, Tracy Donahue & husband Tom, Kim Ackerman & husband Jack. Brother: William Bridge III of Stoneham, MA. Sisters: Carol Pelosi of Reading, MA, Laurie Azari of Houston, TX, Valerie Bridge of Raymond, NH, and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • 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,…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Blanche F. Keefe, Northampton native

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Daniel E. Bacigalupo Sr.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Dorothy Peavey, 89, had led area Girl Scouts

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Earl K. Seip, 86, Hood and Big Y employee

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Louis J. Madru Sr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Louis J. Madru Sr., 85, plumber, outdoorsman

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pauline E. Griffith

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pauline E. Griffith, 76, food service expert

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