Sunday, October 19, 2008

Massachusetts Obituaries 10/19/08

  • Adler, Melvin C.

    and friends invited. Visiting hours Monday, 4-7 PM. Burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Arlington. Late Korean War Marine Veteran. For online condolences, visit:

    • Aluia, Providenza (Moretti)

      and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are Monday only 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Italian Home for Children, 1125 Centre St., Jamaica Plain 02130. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Homes 1-877-71-ROCCO

      • Anderson, Richard G.

        ANDERSON, Richard G. "Gunnar" Of Dorchester, on Oct. 16, 2008, age 67. Beloved husband of Irene (Warner) Anderson. Loving father of Richard M. and his wife Andrea of Norton and Deborah M. Anderson of Nashua NH. Cherished grandfather of Nicole Anderson. Dear brother of John of Quincy, Patricia Dalton of Quincy, Kathleen Rufo of Weymouth, Barbara and Edward Anderson both of Dorchester and the late Robert, James and June Anderson. Also survived many cousins, brothers and sisters in-laws, neices,…

        • Andrade, Laura

          NEW BEDFORD —Laura (Lopes) Andrade, 92, of New Bedford, died Saturday, October 18, 2008, at New Bedford Healthcare Center. Born in Brava, Cape Verde, the daughter of the late Manuel and Emariana (Lomba) Lopes, she resided in New Bedford for over 25 years. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Survivors include three sisters, Julia Mingola, Joana Lopes, and Eugenia Lessa, all of New Bedford; two nieces, Mariana Barros and Marie Alves; a great-niece, Courtney Rego; and two…

          • Areias, Maria L.

            Maria L. Areias of Lowell, St. Anthony member; 78 LOWELL Maria L. (Meneses) Areias, 78, of Lowell, died October 18, 2008, at Fairhaven Nursing Home. She was the widow of the late Manuel L. Areias who died in 1991. Born October 12, 1930, in the Azores, Portugal, she was a daughter of the late Jose Luis Meneses and the late Maria (de Lourdes Avila) Meneses. She grew up and was educated in that area, coming to the United States in the early 1970's, settling in Lowell in the Back Central Street area. She…

            • Auffrey, Arline A.

              Arline A. Auffrey of Leominster, active at Holy Family; 87 LEOMINSTER Arline A. (Boudreau) Auffrey, 87, of Leominster, died Thursday, October 16, 2008, in the Health Alliance Hospital, Leominster, after an illness. She was born in Clinton, on June 12, 1921, the daughter of the late William and Amilia Boudreau. She graduated from Leominster High School with the class of 1939. She was a Cafeteria Manager in the Leominster school department for many years. Mrs. Auffrey was a member of the Daughters of…

              • Bassett, Constance B.

                • Bates, Elizabeth T.

                  BATES, Elizabeth T. 94, died October 13, 2008 in Exeter, NH. Mother of Edith B. Buchanan and Elizabeth T. Bates, grandmother of five, and great grandmother of two. Arrangements are by Brewitt Funeral Home, 14 Pine St., EXETER, NH. For more information please visit

                  • Batten III, Thomas W. B.

                    BATTEN, Thomas W.B. III Of North Reading, formerly of Wakefield, October 16, 2008, age 65. Loving father of Thomas W. Batten, IV and Nicholas W. Batten of North Reading and William M. Batten and his wife Paula of Wakefield. Brother of Richard Batten of Wakefield. Grandfather of Alison and William Batten of Wakefield. Former husband of Leanne Batten of North Reading. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held at the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow St., NORTH READING on Monday,…

                    • Beardsley, Mary Elizabeth "Liz" (Mandeville)

                      BEARDSLEY, Mary Elizabeth "Liz" (Mandeville) Was the wife of Earl A. Beardsley, South Dennis, MA, whom she married on Aug. 16, 1958. They met at the Phillips Brooks Club, Trinity Episcopal Church, Boston, MA. Mrs. Beardsley's breast cancer had spread after having been stabilized for many years. Mrs. Beardsley was born and raised in Providence, RI. She was a graduate of Hope High School, Class of 1949, and then of New England College, Portland, ME. Before moving to South Dennis, MA, in 1994,…

                      • Bell, Joan M. (Hoban)

                        BELL, Joan M. (Hoban) Of Rockland, 77, died Friday, Oct. 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. Roxbury, 5…

                        • Boghossian, Mary (Feeley)

                          and friends may visit at the funeral home Tues. 9:30-11 a.m. Interment Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield. Mary, a second grade school teacher for 30 years, taught in Ireland, Reading at the Pearl St. School for 27 years & Wilmington Public Schools., Cota Funeral Home 978-664-4340

                          • Bopp, Geraldine

                            & friends invited. Visitation prior to Mass 8:30-9:30 A.M. Donations in Gerry's memory may be made to Elder Service Plan, 2216 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester, MA. 02124. Retired employee of the former U.S.Trust & former Chandler's Dept. Store. McDonald-funeral

                            • Bradley Jr., Edward P.

                              and friends are invited. Visiting hours Monday 7-9 PM. Interment private. For directions andcondolences, Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 617 524 0861

                              • Brothers, Frederick W.

                                Frederick W. Brothers Tewksbury, Coast Guard, Navy vet, WWII; 83 TEWKSBURY Frederick W. Brothers, age 83, a lifelong Tewksbury resident, passed away on Friday, October 17, 2008, at Lowell General Hospital. He was the husband of Lorraine (Eagan) Brothers, with whom he celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on April 30, 2008. Born in Boston, on October 27, 1924, he was the son of the late Frederick P. and Dorothy (Dowd) Brothers. Mr. Brothers attended Tewksbury schools. He served during World War II in the…

                                • Brown, Eleanor F. (Craig)

                                  • Bruner, John Martin Rutherford

                                    BRUNER, John Martin Rutherford, M.D. Age 82, lost his two-month battle with pancreatic cancer on May 28, 2008. Born in Philadelphia, PA on November 3, 1925. He graduated from Friends Central School in Overbrook, Pennsylvania and attended Harvard College with the class of 1947. His attendance was interrupted by World War II. He then graduated from Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, in 1949, and was later called back by the Navy to serve in the Korean War as a medical officer. After his discharge, he settled…

                                    • Bruno, Lena

                                      BRUNO, Lena Of Yarmouth, on October 9th at Essex Pavilion in Hyannis. She was a long-time resident of South Yarmouth but had lived at the Essex Pavilion in Hyannis for the last 3 years. Survived by her brother Vincent J. Bruno of S. Yarmouth, her nieces Patricia Horton, Joan Vigliotte and Noreen Famulari and her nephew James Bruno. She also leaves 3 grandnieces, 5 grandnephews, 1 great grandnephew and 1 great grandniece. Sister of the late Dominique "Margie", John F., Rafaele "Ralph" and…

                                      • Bunshaft, Doris (Wittkin)

                                        BUNSHAFT, Doris (Wittkin) Age 87, of Newton after a long battle with cancer on Thursday, October 16, 2008. Beloved wife of Robert Bunshaft. Loving mother of Gillian B. Anderson of Washington, DC, Robin Fan & her husband Samuel Fan of Waban and Robert Bunshaft, Jr. & his wife Alexandra of Carlsbad, CA. Devoted grandmother of Jessica & Madde Fan. Loving aunt of Roger Wasby & family and Stephen Wasby. Doris, as a young girl, was an accomplished dancer and equestrian. She received her BA from…

                                        • Burke, Robert P. "Bobby"

                                          Robert P. "Bobby" Burke, 52, of Shrewsbury died Thursday, October 16, 2008 after an illness. He leaves his two sons, Kevin R. Burke and Ryan M. Burke both of Worcester; his parents, Robert J. and Catherine A. (McGurn) Burke of Shrewsbury; two brothers, Roland A. Burke of Medway and James K. Burke of Norwood; and a sister, Kathleen A. Burke of Manchester, CT; also survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, two grand nephews and several cousins. Bobby was born in Worcester and raised in Shrewsbury…

                                          • Cabral, Albert Joseph

                                            and friends invited to attend. Graveside services will follow at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. There are no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Albert's memory to the Sawtelle Family Hospice House, 320 Haverhill St., Reading, MA 01867 or to the North East Animal Shelter 204 Highland Ave., #1, Salem, MA 01970. Albert is a Verizon retiree. For info, directions and register book visit

                                            • Carbone, Michael J.

                                              and friends may call at the Funeral Home prior to the Service from 5-8 PM. For obituary, directions and guestbook:

                                              • Cardin, Norman H.

                                                ACUSHNET —Norman H. Cardin, 88, of Acushnet, passed away October 17, 2008, at Saint Luke's Hospital after a long illness. He was the husband of Mary (McGreevy) Cardin. Born in New Bedford, MA, he was the son of the late John B. and Marie (Salois) Cardin. He lived in Acushnet for the last fifty-two years. Mr. Cardin had formerly been employed by New Bedford Stevadoring Company as a fork lift mechanic. He served in the United States Army during World War II. Besides his wife, he leaves one son, David…

                                                • Caron, Marie A.

                                                  ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning, Oct. 21, beginning in the C. Frank Linnehan and Son Haverhill Funeral Home, 129 Kenoza Avenue, Haverhill at 10 a.m. Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in All Saints Church, 120 Bellevue Avenue, (Route 97) Haverhill at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hilldale Avenue, Haverhill. Calling hours will precede her funeral Tuesday morning in the C. Frank Linnehan and Son Haverhill Funeral Home, 129 Kenoza Avenue,…

                                                • Cassettari, Eileen M. (Spence)

                                                  • Catino, Frederick A.

                                                    and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are Monday 4-8. Late former member Army National Guard, late former employee Relief Printing of Boston. Donations may be made to the , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno

                                                    • Cave, Sylvia

                                                      • Cedrone, Cesidio

                                                        CEDRONE, Cesidio Age 57, of Newton, MA, formerly of San Donato Val di Comino, died after a courageous battle with cancer at Mass General on Thursday, October 16, 2008. Cesidio is survived by his daughter, Donatella Cedrone of Newton, MA, his father Antonio Cedrone of San Donato Val di Comino, Italy and former wife Lilliana Rufo, of Newton, MA. He was predeceased by his mother, Maria Piselli, and his brother, Dario Cedrone. The family is deeply grateful to Dr. John Clark and his entire staff at Mass General…

                                                        • 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…

                                                          • Chiocchio, Antonio G.

                                                            and friends invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday 4-8 p.m. Interment Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy. In lieu of flowers donations in Mr. Chiocchio's memory may be made to The American Lung Association of MA, 460 Totten Pond Rd., Suite 400, Waltham, MA 02451. Late Korean War United States Air Force Veteran.

                                                            • Collins, Regina A. "Jeanne" (Manion)

                                                              Regina A. "Jeanne" (Manion) Collins, age 90, wife of the late John J. Collins of Marblehead, died Thursday, October 16, 2008, in the Lafayette Nursing Home, Marblehead. Born in Evanston, IL, the daughter of the late, noted tenor, James J. Manion and Ann (Fitzgerald) Manion, she was raised and educated in Lake Forest, IL and graduated from Lake Forest High School. During World War II, she and her late husband, an officer stationed at the Great Lakes Naval Station, met one evening at the…

                                                              • Collins, Regina A. (Manion)

                                                                and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visitation will be immediately before the funeral from 10 A.M to 11 A.M. in Our Lady Star of the Sea Church. Interment will be in Star of the Sea Cemetery, Marblehead. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Star of the Sea Church Scholarship Fund, 81 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead, MA 01945. For additional information or online guest book please contact the Murphy Funeral Home, 85 Federal St., Salem, MA, 978 744 0497 or visit

                                                                • Colpoys, Francis (Featured Guest Book)

                                                                  • Cook, Rachel A.

                                                                    Rachel A. Cook, 97, of Worcester died Tuesday, in the Health Center at the Willows of Worcester after an illness. She was born in Athol, the daughter of the late Frank and Pauline (Gritate) Cook. She leaves nine grandnieces and grandnephews. Ms. Cook is predeceased by a brother and a nephew. Ms. Cook lived in Athol until 1917 and moved to Worcester and later Auburn in 1967. She retired from the New England Telephone Co. in 1974 after 29 years of service. Funeral and burial plans are private. The…

                                                                    • Cookson Jr., Arthur J.

                                                                      ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral will be held Tuesday at noon from the Scatamacchia Funeral Home, 358 Washington St., followed by a Mass of Christian burial in All Saints Church at 1 p.m. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held Monday, October 20, from 4 to 8 p.m. For directions or to send onlline condolences go to

                                                                      • Cormier, Dorothy V.

                                                                        NEW BEDFORD —Dorothy V. (Queeney) Cormier, 84, formerly of Summer St., passed away Thursday, October 2, 2008, at Sacred Heart Home, of Alzheimer's. She was the wife of the late Arthur Cormier, whom she was married to for 50 years; and the daughter of the late John and Dora (Dubiel) Queeney. She was born in Fall River and moved to New Bedford when she was in her 20's. She was a long time employee of Justin Clothing. Survivors include a son, Kenneth Pacheco of Georgia; 2 daughters, Claudia Stewart…

                                                                        • Cormier-Jordan, Cheryl E.

                                                                          and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Attendant parking available. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Cheryl's memory may be made to the Sancta Maria House, 11 Waltham St. Boston, MA 02118. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home West Roxbury 617-325-3600

                                                                          • Corrigan, Philip J.

                                                                            and friends are kindly invited to attend a funeral from the J.F. Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, EVERETT, on Tuesday, Oct 21st, at 9 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church, 487 Broadway, Everett, at 10 AM. Visiting hours Monday 2-8 PM. Interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett. Mr. Corrigan was retired from GE after 36 years. He was a WWII Army veteran, member of the VFW, and former president of the Fernald League For Retarded Children. In lieu of flowers donations in his name may be…

                                                                            • Crisostamo, Geraldine (Marshall)

                                                                              CRISOSTAMO, Geraldine (Marshall) At RiverCourt Residence in West Groton, formerly of Chelsea, on October 11, 2008 at 85 years. Beloved wife of the late John R. Crisostamo. Devoted mother and mother-in-law of Paul Crisostamo and his fianc&eacutee Gloria Parkhurst of Fitchburg, Nancy Crisostamo of No. Andover her late husband John Crisostamo and Susan Criso-stamo of Townsend. Adored grandmother of Lea & Jenna Crisostamo of Townsend, Kaylyn Crisostamo of No. Andover and Carina Parkhurst of Fitchburg.…

                                                                              • Crossley, Joanne H. (Petriet)

                                                                                and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours Sunday from 4-7 PM. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery. Bell-O'Dea Funeral Home 617-277-7652

                                                                                • Croteau, Edward C.

                                                                                  ARRANGEMENTS: Friends are invited to call from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the Charles F. Dewhirst Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. The wearing of Boston Red Sox attire is encouraged by the family. A masonic service will be held at 6 p.m. at the funeral home followed by a funeral service at 6:15 p.m. Cremation will follow. Donations in Edwards name may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, MA Chapter, 101 First Avenue, Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02154. For directions or to make an online…

                                                                                  • Cruz, Donald R.

                                                                                    NEW BEDFORD —Donald Raymond Cruz, 71, of New Bedford, passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2008. Born in New Bedford, MA, he was the son of the late Anthony and Loretta L. (Bousquet) Cruz. Mr. Cruz had been a commercial fisherman for various vessels in the New Bedford area. He was an avid Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan. He leaves a brother, Robert A. Cruz and his wife, Candice of Clarkston, Michigan and their children, Kelly, Leslie and Collen Cruz. Mr. Cruz was the father of the late Donald…

                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                      • DeMichele, Ann T. (Fitzpatrick)

                                                                                        DeMICHELE, Ann T. (Fitzpatrick) Of Natick, formerly of Newton and Wellesley, October 18, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Armand "Jim" DeMichele. Survived by her siblings Elizabeth Braica of Providence, RI and Edward Fitzpatrick of Wellesley. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews and many dear friends. Predeceased by her siblings: Nora Burg, Rita Keane, Mary Collins and Martin, William, Walter, Leo and James Fitzpatrick. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held, Monday,…

                                                                                        • DePamphilis, Albert R.

                                                                                          • Derderian, Joseph

                                                                                            Joseph Derderian, died Friday, October 17, 2008 at home. He leaves his wife Rose (Mosoian) Derderian; three sons, Seth and his wife Ann of Worcester, Steven and his wife Laura of Westwood, MA, and Mark Derderian of West Boylston, MA; five grandchildren, Armeney, Seta, and Ara of Worcester and Aaron and Ani of Westwood, MA and a sister, Margaret Boosahda of Worcester. He also leaves several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Thomas Derderian and two sisters, Mary Tateosian and Sophie…

                                                                                            • Dermody, Margaret Ann (Hewes)

                                                                                              and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Monday 4-8 PM. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Needham. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Margaret's memory to Breast Cancer Research, -MA, PO Box 845037 Boston, MA 02284. For directions and guestbook,, Geroge F. Doherty & Sons Needham 781-444-0687

                                                                                              • Desmarais, Barbara F.

                                                                                                Barbara F. Desmarais, formerly of Chelmsford Barbara F. Desmarais, 71, of Keene, NH and formerly of Chelmsford, Mass., died Saturday morning, October 18, 2008, at the Cheshire Medical Center, Keene, NH, following a brief illness. A complete obituary notice and funeral arrangments will be published Monday by the Foley Funeral Home, 49 Court Street, Keene, NH.

                                                                                                • DiPesa, Janet M.

                                                                                                  DiPESA, Janet M. Of Boston, Sept. 28th. Dear friend of Mary Perdikes and Kay Geanakakis. She was predeceased by her mother Mary C. DiPesa. Burial private. Arrangements by the Mann & Rodgers Funeral Home, JAMAICA PLAIN.

                                                                                                • Dickerson, Joan (Kinder)

                                                                                                  DICKERSON, Joan (Kinder) A world traveler, who dearly loved her family. Mrs. Joan (Kinder) Dickerson, 77, Xenia, OH, formerly of East Boston, died on Tuesday, October 14, 2008. She was the Post Master, of the U.S. Postal Service in Alpha, Ohio for 30 years. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt, she is survived by her husband "Willy"; her children Christopher, Pamela and Patricia; her grandchildren of Gabe, Puff, Rachel, Sam, Patrick and Sara; her sisters Margaret Enloe,…

                                                                                                  • Didriksen, Mary Lou (Condon)

                                                                                                    DIDRIKSEN, Mary Lou (Condon) 55, an Acton resident for 20 years & native of Yonkers, NY, Oct. 16, 2008. Beloved wife of 24 years of David W. Didriksen. Loving mother of Hayley Condon Didriksen & Drew William Didriksen. Dear daughter of Claire Condon of Hastings, NY & the late David Condon, & sister of David Condon of Hastings & Claire Marie Condon of Yonkers. Co-owner of Willow Books & Cafe, Acton & community volunteer. All are invited to a memorial service on Tues., Oct. 21st at…

                                                                                                    • Drane, Edward L.

                                                                                                      and friends are respectfully invited to visit the Funeral Home Monday, 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, MA Chapter, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. Interment VA National Cemetery in Bourne.

                                                                                                      • Dunn Jr., Joseph F.

                                                                                                        and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday, 4-8 p.m. Interment private.

                                                                                                        • Dwyer, William T.

                                                                                                          & friends are invited. Visiting hours Monday 4-8 PM. Interment private. Late U.S. Air Force Veteran of Vietnam Conflict. Retired 38 year member of Nor'Easters-U.A.L. In lieu of flowers, kindly make memorial donations in William's name to M.G.H. Cancer Center, Thoracic Oncology Clinic, c/o Dr. Alice Shaw, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114. For obituary, directions or to send a condolence, visit:

                                                                                                          • Eastman, Juanita Barret (Nita)

                                                                                                            EASTMAN, Juanita Barrett (Nita) Of Needham, MA and Vero Beach, FL. Suddenly on October 15, 2008. Beloved wife of Richard Eastman for over 51 years. Loving mother of Lynn Rider and Jeffrey Rider of Westport, CT and Elizabeth Eastman of Needham, MA. Adoring grandmother of Abby, Cal and Jack Rider. Sister of Arnold Barrett of Winthrop, ME and the late Mary Paulin of Haverstraw, NY. After graduating from Boston University Nita taught at the Lafayette School in Portsmouth, NH, the Avery School in Needham, MA and…

                                                                                                            • Fernald, Gordon Sumner

                                                                                                              Gordon Sumner Fernald Electrical mechanical design engineer; 73 TEWKSBURY Gordon Sumner Fernald, age 73, died peacefully on Friday, October 17, at his home in Tewksbury, surrounded by his family, following a brief battle with cancer. He was the husband of Mary Ellen (Lane) Fernald. He was born in Somerville, April 6, 1935, the son of the late Herbert S. and Alice (Lovejoy) Fernald. He was raised in Somerville, and graduated from Somerville High. He resided in Tewksbury, and Cape Porpoise, Maine. He entered…

                                                                                                              • Fiandaca, John C.

                                                                                                                John C. Fiandaca active in Leominster community, WWII vet; 84 LEOMINSTER John C. Fiandaca, 84, of Leominster, died Friday, October 17, 2008, in the Life Care Center of Leominster. Mr. Fiandaca was born January 7, 1924, in Fitchburg, the son of Christopher and Josephine (SanGiorgio) Fiandaca, and lived in Leominster most of his life. Mr. Fiandaca was a member of St. Bernard's High School Class of 1941, where he played Varsity Baseball. Mr. Fiandaca was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving in WWII. He served in…

                                                                                                                • Ford Jr., Curtis H.

                                                                                                                  ABINGTON Curtis H. Ford Jr., age 81, of Abington, died Oct. 17. He was the husband of Marie Ford; father of Liat Ford, Lisa Latham, Curtis H. Ford III and Christian N. Ford. Mr. Ford was an avid hockey fan and a well known amateur hockey player. Arrangements by the Quealy and Son Funeral Home, 116 Adams St., Abington. A grave side service will be held Monday, Oct. 20, in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, at 11:15 a.m. Please visit our online guest book, Quealy and Son…

                                                                                                                  • Forgione Jr., John J.

                                                                                                                    and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held in the Funeral home on Tuesday from 4-8 P.M. Interment Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Burlington. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in John's memory to: The National Alliance for Autism, 85 School Street #100, Watertown, MA 02472. Late U. S. Air Force Korean War Veteran. Lane Funeral Homes Winchester-Burlington 781-272-3098

                                                                                                                    • Fortuna, James D.

                                                                                                                      James D. Fortuna of Lowell "Jim", 56, died suddenly Oct. 15, 2008, at VA Brockton Medical Center. US Air Force veteran. Beloved son of Jean of Florida. Survived by Nancy Fortuna, David James; 2 daughters; 3 grandchildren; niece and nephews. Relatives and friends invited. Burial Service Wed., Oct. 22, 11:00 a.m., at National Cemetery, Bourne, MA.

                                                                                                                      • Foss, David J.

                                                                                                                        David J. Foss, 56, of Westborough, died on Thursday, October 16, 2008 at the UMass Memorial Healthcare- University Campus in Worcester. Born in Worcester, he is the son of Donald R. and Shirley M. (Adams) Foss of Westborough. He was educated in Westborough schools and was a 1970 graduate of Westborough High School. In his earlier years he was involved with Westborough Little League. David was a member of the Evangelical Congregational Church, appraised coins and enjoyed antiques and cats. In addition to his…

                                                                                                                        • Fountain-Patti, Geraldine M. (Bergeron)

                                                                                                                          • Fowler, Catherine F. (Duggan)

                                                                                                                            FOWLER, Catherine F. (Duggan) In Gloucester, formerly of Saugus and Malden, on October 16th. Devoted wife of the late Edward C. Fowler. Beloved mother of Edward A. Fowler and his wife Josephine of New London, New Hampshire, Richard W. Fowler and his wife Joyce of Gloucester, Thomas J. Fowler and his wife Rosemarie of Melrose and the late Daniel D. Fowler. Mother-in-law of Olga Fowler-Clough of Salem. Dear sister of Rita Julia Fielding and Theresa Colburn-Flynn, both of Malden, as well as many deceased…

                                                                                                                            • Freeman, George R.

                                                                                                                              FREEMAN, George R. In Concord, October 17. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy M. (Cullinane). Father of George R. Freeman, Jr. and his companion Jeanne Sokolowski of Sudbury, Barbara Ann Dee and her husband James H. Dee III of Maynard. Grandfather of Erica Puglielli and her husband Tim of Maynard, James R. Dee and his wife Lynn of Belmont. Great grandfather of Owen and Ella Puglielli of Maynard. Brother of Dorise Hummel of CA, and the late Jane Farrar. Funeral service in Farrar Chapel of the Dee Funeral…

                                                                                                                              • Gannon, Patrick F.

                                                                                                                                and friends may call at the Funeral Home on Tuesday 3-8 PM. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Patrick's memory to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation online at:, Getinvolved/ManyWaysToGive/ Donate/ or by calling the local chapter at 800-966-0444. For obit, directions and guestbook:

                                                                                                                                • Gary, Robert Morville

                                                                                                                                  and friends are kindly invited to attend. Private interment Newton Cemetery. DouglassFuneral Home Lexington 781-862-1800

                                                                                                                                  • Gaudet, Annette M.

                                                                                                                                    Annette M. Gaudet of Fitchburg, St. Joseph member; 62 FITCHBURG Annette M. Gaudet, 62, of Fitchburg, died October 17th in Health Alliance/Leominster Hospital. Annette was born in Moncton N.B. Canada, on September 11, 1946, daughter of Emile and Rita (Belliveau) Gaudet, and had lived in Canada until coming to Fitchburg in 1968. She had been a member of St. Joseph Church in Fitchburg. She enjoyed hooking rugs. Annette leaves one daughter Stephanie Mahan and her husband, Robert of Leominster; 3 sisters;…

                                                                                                                                    • Gent, Caroline F.

                                                                                                                                      NEW BEDFORD —Caroline F. (Roessle) Gent, 91, of New Bedford, passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008, unexpectedly at St. Luke's Hospital. She was the widow of Louis Gent and daughter of the late Ulrick and Franziska (Poellein) Roessle. A lifelong resident of New Bedford, she was a communicant of St. Joseph/St. Therese Church. She was formerly employed as an inspector at Acushnet Company until her retirement. Mrs. Gent was a member of St. Mary's Seniors, Acushnet Company Seniors and the Brooklawn…

                                                                                                                                      • Giacobbe, Leo

                                                                                                                                        GIACOBBE, Leo Of Rockland, Oct. 15. Beloved father of Melanie Fagundo of Swampscott & Melissa Giacobbe of Portland, OR. Loving son of Paolo of Roslindale & the late Maria (Soraci) Giacobbe. Dear brother of Maria Piccione & Nina Bonanno, both of Westwood & Anna Kaoutroba of Hyde Park. He is also survived by 4 Grandchildren. Funeral services & burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Teen Challenge, 1315 Main St., Brockton, MA. 02301 Folsom Funeral Home

                                                                                                                                        • Gleason, Andrew M.

                                                                                                                                          GLEASON, Andrew M. Of Cambridge, died October 17 at the age of 86 of complications following surgery. A professor emeritus of mathematics at Harvard, he leaves his wife, Jean Berko Gleason, as well as three daughters: Cynthia, of Framingham; Katherine, of New York; and Pam of Wagener, of S.C. He is also survived by his sister Anne Eudey of Walnut Creek, CA and several nieces and nephews. Current arr-angements are private. Memorial events are planned at Harvard and will be announced later. In lieu of…

                                                                                                                                          • Gravelle, Donald A.

                                                                                                                                            Donald A. Gravelle Fitchburg Paper co. retiree, Navy vet; 75 FITCHBURG Donald A. Gravelle, 75, formerly of Fitchburg, died October 18, at the Emerson Hospital in Concord. Mr. Gravelle was born in Fitchburg, December 24, 1932, a son of Ernest and Marianne (Nadeau) Gravelle, and had resided in Fitchburg and Townsend and most recently in Concord. Mr. Gravelle was the husband of the late Lillian P. (Richard) Gravelle who died in February 1999. Mr. Gravelle is survived by one son, Peter J. Gravelle of Townsend;…

                                                                                                                                            • Guerini, Andrew J.

                                                                                                                                              GUERINI, Andrew J. Of Milton, suddenly, Oct. 16. Beloved husband of Marie F. (DeRusha). Devoted father of Andrew J., Jr., Joanne G. Magliozzi, both of Milton & Rosemarie W. Guerini of FL. Loving grandfather of Andrew J. Guerini, III and Anthony A. & Michael L. Magliozzi. Brother of the late Richard A. Guerini. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Tues. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., MILTON, Mon. 4 to 8 PM. Late owner of L. Guerini…

                                                                                                                                              • Hardiman, Thomas F.

                                                                                                                                                and friends invited. Donations in Thomas' name may be made to Northeastern University. 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 direc- tions and guestbook:, . Kenney Funeral Home 617-361-2450

                                                                                                                                                • Harding, Marie L. (Fougere)

                                                                                                                                                  and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday 3 thru 7. Services will conclude with burial at Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. It has been requested that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Dorothy Church at the above address. Late U.S. Coast Guard Veteran of WWII. For directions, obituary and guestbook, Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 978 658-447 Wilmington - Woburn - Medford

                                                                                                                                                  • Harrington, Julia

                                                                                                                                                    ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008 at 10 a.m. in Saint Lucy's Church in Methuen. Burial will follow at the Saint Mary's Cemetery in Lawrence. Family and friends may call on Monday, Oct. 20, 2008 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 122 Amesbury St., Lawrence. For online condolences and other information, please go to

                                                                                                                                                    • Houlihan, Frances M. (Byers)

                                                                                                                                                      HOULIHAN, Frances M. (Byers) Of Somerville, October 17, 2008. Beloved wife of John F. Houlihan. Calling hours Monday 4-8. Complete notice to follow. Arrangements Doherty Funeral Home, SOMERVILLE, MA 617-625-4320. For more information visit dohertyfuneralservicecom

                                                                                                                                                      • Hubert, Ronald E.

                                                                                                                                                        HUBERT, Ronald E. 75, beloved friend and husband of Nancy L. (Lansdon) Hubert, died Sunday, October 12, 2008 after a short illness. He had lived in Lexington 44 years. He was devoted father to Janet, Dexter, MI; David, Lexington; Rebecca, Sudbury; and Thomas, Lexington. His oldest son, Gary, preceded him in death. He was the proud and loving grandfather of Ben, Julie, Neil, Rachel, Danny, Emily, and Heather. He is survived by a sister Carolyn Schultz and a brother Robert and several nieces and nephews. A…

                                                                                                                                                        • Hurley Jr., William P. "Pat"

                                                                                                                                                          William P. 'Pat' Hurley Jr., of Ashburnham William P. "Pat" Hurley Jr., 61, of Ashburnham, MA, died Friday afternoon, Oct. 17, 2008, in his home, after a brief illness. A complete obituary and funeral arrangements will appear in the Monday edition of the Sentinel & Enterprise. The Lavery Chartrand & Alario Funeral Home, 99 Summer St., Fitchburg, MA is directing the arrangements.

                                                                                                                                                          • Hutchinson, Mark J.

                                                                                                                                                            Mark J. Hutchinson BROCKTON Mark J. Hutchinson, 47, of Brockton since 1968, died Oct. 18, 2008. Mark attended Brockton schools and played football for the original Ashfield Jets. He was formerly employed as a driver for UPS. He was a member of Polish White Eagles, Bertocci Club and Club National and former member of Conte Club. He enjoyed watching sports, including Cleveland Browns, New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox and his nieces and nephews games. Mark was a beloved son of Joseph of Brockton and the…

                                                                                                                                                            • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                • Johnson, Robert S.

                                                                                                                                                                  Robert S. Johnson EAST BRIDGEWATER Robert S. "Bob" Johnson, 52, of East Bridgewater, died Oct. 15, 2008, after an apparent heart attack. Born in Weymouth, Aug. 10, 1956, he was a son Merilyn Johnson and the late Frank Johnson. Bob was active in Boy Scouts and Little League. He graduated from East Bridgewater High School in 1974, where he participated in cross country, hockey, Key Club and the Ski Club. Bob was an avid outdoorsman. He liked to camp, canoe, ski and snowmobile. He enjoyed reading, a…

                                                                                                                                                                  • John Jr., Leo Geary

                                                                                                                                                                    GEARY, John Leo Jr. 91, Bangor, ME. October 12, 2008. Husband of Meridith (Ingalls) Geary. Survived by three children, Peter N. Geary and his wife Christine of Avon, MA, Steven B. Geary and wife Mary Ann of Chatham, NJ, and Jennifer A. Duffy of Bangor, 6 grandchildren and one great grandchild and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by a sister-in-law Mariam "Bunty" Hastings of Bangor, and Gardner F. Dame of CA. John was educated in Newton, MA, attended Northeastern University and…

                                                                                                                                                                    • Jurgiel, George R.

                                                                                                                                                                      George R. Jurgiel, 86, of Worcester, died Friday, October 17th after a very brief stay in Holden Nursing Home. He leaves two sons, Stephen P. Jurgiel and his wife Diane, and Gregory R. Jurgiel, Jr., both of Worcester; a daughter, Pamela A. Rossetti and her husband John of Worcester; a sister, Anne Portelance of Leicester; a sister-in-law, Wanda Berestin; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; several nephews and nieces; and his former wife, Theresa L. (Rondeau) Desautels of Worcester. Three…

                                                                                                                                                                      • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Keelan, Donald R.

                                                                                                                                                                          KEELAN, Donald R. Of Marshfield, Oct 18. Complete funeral arrangements to be announced. Arrangements are being handled by the MacDonald Funeral Home 1755 Ocean St (Rte 139) MARSHFIELD. For online guestbook, directions and updated information please visit our website

                                                                                                                                                                          • Kelliher Jr., Robert J.

                                                                                                                                                                            and friends may call at the Funeral Home on Monday from 4-8 PM. Interment, Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. For obit, directions and guestbook, visit:

                                                                                                                                                                            • Lauria, Nicoletta (DiRino)

                                                                                                                                                                              LAURIA, Nicoletta (DiRino) Of Boston's North End, 85, died Saturday, October 18, 2008 at the North End Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Boston. She was the wife of the late Lorenzo Lauria and mother of the late Lawrence Lauria and sister of the late Joseph DiRino. Nicoletta is lovingly survived by her son Dennis Lauria and his wife Frances of North Reading, MA. She also leaves five grandchildren, four great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held on Monday, Oct. 20, from 6-8PM…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Lazzaro, Dr. Paul

                                                                                                                                                                                LAZZARO, Dr. Paul 94, of Largo, FL, formerly of Wakefield, MA, passed away October 16. He went to Bucksport Seminary in Bucksport, ME on a football scholarship. He attended Harvard Medical School and graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He served in the Navy during W.W. II, as a Lieutenant Senior Grade. He practiced General Dentistry for 50 years in Wakefield. He is predeceased by sons, Paul of Newbury, MA and Robert of Clearwater, FL. Survivors include wife, Marjorie; sons, David…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Leardo, Edna M. (Flahive)

                                                                                                                                                                                  LEARDO, Edna M. (Flahive) In Revere, October 15, in her 91st year. Wife of the late Rocco "Frank." Devoted mother of Richard G. Leardo & wife Marilyn of Walpole, Joan M. Larsen & husband Robert & Jean M. LaQuaglia & husband Ronald J., all of Revere & Anne M. Foster & husband Kenneth of Peabody. Dear sister of Robert Flahive & wife Loretta of Peabody & the late Walter & Franklin Flahive. Also lovingly survived by 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren &…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lehndorff, Rose M.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Rose M. Lehndorff, formerly of Fitchburg The family and friends of Rose M. Lehndorff will gather for a graveside memorial at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, at St. Bernard's Cemetery, Fitchburg. Rose passed away July 22, in Boulder, Colorado. She was 91. She raised her family in Fitchburg from 1951 to 1998, and was the widow of Dr. Peter G. Lehndorff.

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Livermore, Grace V.

                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are kindly invited. Interment in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery private. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to the Trinitarian Congregational Church, c/o Caring Connection, Concord, MA 01742 or the charity of one's choice. For online guestbook, obituary and directions visit:, . MacRae-Tunniclffe's Concord Funeral Home Concord, MA 978/369-3388

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lourie, Rose (Hurwitz)

                                                                                                                                                                                        LOURIE, Rose (Hurwitz) Late of Westwood, MA, formerly of Brookline, MA. On Oct 17th, 2008 at 98 years. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Lourie. Devoted mother of Judge Alan D. (Elizabeth) Lourie and the late Charles M. Lourie. Loving sister of the late Frances Palter and David, Martha and Morris Hurwitz. Dear grandmother of Deborah L. (Dr. Aaron) Rapoport, Linda S. Lourie, Sarah Lourie Hurley, David J. Lourie and dear great-grandmother of Julie, Laura, Joanna and Noah Rap-oport. Services at Sharon Memorial…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Lufkin, Stella (Franchey)

                                                                                                                                                                                          LUFKIN, Stella (Franchey) Of Saugus, October 12, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Robert W. Lufkin. Great aunt of Linda Kossin of Melrose. Loving friend and companion of Susan Speropolous of Lynn and dear friend of Thomas Gately of Peabody. Beloved Aunt of Connie Carmichael and her husband David of New York and their children, James and Emily, and her nephew John Molino and his wife Carmen of Washington, DC and his children, Neil and Van. A private Funeral Service was held. Gifts in Stella's memory may be…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Marshall, John Nathaniel

                                                                                                                                                                                            MARSHALL, John Nathaniel Of Cambridge, October 11. Beloved husband of Barbara Rosenkrantz and the late Dorothy (Nepper) Marshall. Devoted father of Nicholas Marshall and his wife Kathleen Flynn and Emily Marshall. Stepfather of Louise Rosenkrantz and her husband Gene Turitz, Judith Rosenkrantz and her husband Norm Pattis, and Debby Rosenkrantz and her partner Susan Woskie. Loving grandfather of Evan Marshall, Norah Marshall, Sarah Rosenkrantz, Jeannette McNeil and her husband Damion, Joshua Greene, Issac…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mazzarelli, Mary E. (Penza)

                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends invited Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8. Interment St. Francis Cemetery. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in Mary's memory to the Labels are for Jars, 118 So. Broadway, Lawrence MA 01843, . Ginley Funeral Home Walpole

                                                                                                                                                                                                • McGrady, Joseph M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Life Celebration Service in Pyne Keohane Funeral Home, 21 Emerald St., HINGHAM Wednesday at 10:15 AM. Funeral Mass St. Paul's Church, Hingham at 11 AM. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 PM. Burial St. Paul's Cemetery, Hingham. Donations, in memory of Mr. McGrady, may be made to the Jimmy Fund, Dana Farber Cancer Institute 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Flr, Brookline, MA 02445-7226 and or Partners Hospice, Development Office, 281 Winter St., Suite…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • McKenna, Dave

                                                                                                                                                                                                    McKENNA, Dave Of State College, PA,at age 78, formerly of Woonsocket, RI, Cape Cod and Providence, RI, died Saturday, October 18. Late father of Stephen of PA, Douglas of Cape Cod. Late husband of Frances "Frankie" McKenna of NC. Late father-in-law of Hiya McKenna of PA. Loving grandfather of Caitlin McKenna. Brother of Jean O'Donnell and Donald McKenna of Woonsocket and Patricia Savard of Barrington. A Memorial Service for family, friends and fellow musicians to say goodbye to this great…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Medoff, Selma (Brand)

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Selma (Brand) Medoff died at the Jewish Healthcare Center on Tuesday, October 14 at the age of 97. Born in New York City, daughter of Samuel and Stella Landau, Mrs. Medoff was for many years a designer of lingerie and women's sleepwear. She once designed a gown for actress Clare Luce for the actress's Broadway appearance in a short-lived show, With a Silken Thread. Mrs. Medoff later became a volunteer Braille transcriber, a service she provided for more than 25 years. She served a term as president…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Milano, Tena

                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends may call at the Funeral Home on Monday 4-8 PM. Interment, St. Patrick Cemetery, Stoneham. For obit./directions/ guestbook,, McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home Stoneham 781-438-0405

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mirageas, Evangeline (Kiamos)

                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held in the Eaton Funeral Home 1351 Highland Ave., NEEDHAM, on Monday from 4-7 PM. Interment Needham Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Hellenic College. Late World War II US Air Force nurse. Former nurse at Mass General Hospital, the former Glover Hospital in Needham and retired nurse for the Hellenic College, retiring in 2002 after many years of dedicated service. For obit, directions and guestbook, Eaton Funeral Home…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mireault, Arlene D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Arlene D. Mireault of Chelmsford, Air Force vet; 75 CHELMSFORD Arlene D. (White) Mireault, age 75, of Chelmsford, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008, at Lowell General Hospital, after a long illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Theodore L. Mireault who died in 1997. She was born in Ontonagon, Michigan, on Dec. 13, 1932, the daughter of the late Lovington and Fern (Hale) White. Arlene joined the Air Force in 1951 where she met her husband Theodore. They were married and had 7 children. Being married to an…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Monaco, S. Robert

                                                                                                                                                                                                            S. Robert Monaco active in Chelmsford community,WWII vet; 90 CHELMSFORD S. Robert Monaco, 90, a longtime resident of Chelmsford, died on Thursday, October 16, 2008, with his wife by his side. He was the beloved husband of Fran (Forcella) Monaco to whom he had been married to for 51 years and who survives him and resides in Chelmsford. He was born on August 24, 1918, in Waltham, a son of the late Domenico and Mary (Sargent) Monaco. He was a WWII veteran having served in the United States Army. He was a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Moniz, Robert

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Montgomery, William H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Mustain, Phyllis Smith Mitchell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Neal, Mary C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    NEAL, Mary C. 91 of Killingworth, longtime resident of Niantic, CT, passed away October 5, 2008 in Plantsville, CT. She was born November 17, 1916 in New York. Mary is the daughter of Jeremiah and Julia (Purcell) Connors. She is preceded in death by parents, husband, Truman Neal, and brothers, John, William, Cornelius and Jeremiah Connors. Mary is survived by daughters, Julie Shepard of Killingworth, Susan Kirkbride and her husband, Gregory of Bethesda, MD and a son, Michael Neal and his wife Kimberly of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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."

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Newton, Barbara E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        , friends and neighbors are invited. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to Lahey Clinic Philanthropy Dept. 41 Mall Rd Burlington, MA 01805 or Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School 785 Beaver Street Waltham, MA 02452. on line guest book at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Nourse, Ralph B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ralph B. Nourse, 93, of Rugg Road, husband of Mary E. (St. Martin) Nourse, died Saturday, October 18, 2008 in Clinton Hospital after an illness. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Miles-Sterling Funeral Home, 100 Worcester Road, Sterling

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Paisner, Horace

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PAISNER, Horace Of Chelsea, formerly of Brookline, MA, Entered Into Rest Oct. 18, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Frances (Chafetz) Paisner. Devoted father of David Paisner & his wife Wendy Withington, andHoward Paisner. Loving brother of the late Sumner Paisner. Cherished grandfather of Jacqueline, Daniel, and Andrew. Dear uncle of Barbara Paisner. Services at Stanetsky Memorial Chapels, 1668 Beacon St., BROOKLINE, MA Monday, Oct. 20, 2008 at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Piazza, Leonard F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                & friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are Tuesday only 4-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Everett "E" Club, PO Box 490135, Everett 02149 or the American Diabetes Assoc., 330 Congress St., Boston 02110. Leonard was a retired Superintendent of the Nahant Public Schools, Legistative Aide for State Representative Ed Connolly and Past President of the Everett "E" Club. His interment at Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Homes…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pinciaro, Claire M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Monday, 4-8 PM. Interment Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Claire's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105. Online guestbook & directions at:, . P.E. Murray-George F. Doherty & Sons West Roxbury 617-325-2000

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pothier, James M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    & friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are Sunday 2-6 pm. Entombment Holy Cross (Chapel Hill) Mausoleum, Malden. In lieu of flowers donations in Jim's memory may be made to Hospice Of The North Shore, 10 Elm St., Danvers, MA 01923. U.S. Air Force Vet. Vietnam Era. For directions & guestbook please visit, Spadafora Funeral Home 781-324-8680

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Primmer, Edward J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PRIMMER, Edward J. 82, of Simsbury, CT, formerly of Ossipee, NH and Burlington, MA. Died on August 6, 2008 after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Pauline M (Constantine), brother of the late Louise Beam of Jaffery NH, father of Richard and his wife Sheryl (Molino) of Marlborough, and Robert and his wife Lisa (Nichols) of Simsbury, CT, Grandfather to Sarah and Rachel Primmer of Simsbury, CT. A memorial service will be held at the Edward V Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St, BURLINGTON,MA on…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Primmer, Pauline M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PRIMMER, Pauline M. Of Simsbury, CT, formerly of Ossipee, NH and Burlington, MA. Died on October 8, 2008 after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Edward J, sister of the late Paul Constantine of Melrose, mother of Richard and his wife Sheryl (Molino) of Marlborough, and Robert and his wife Lisa (Nichols) of Simsbury, CT. Grandmother to Sarah and Rachel Primmer of Simsbury, CT. A memorial service will be held at the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St, BURLINGTON, MA on Sat., October 25,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Raymond W. Reagan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Raymond W. Reagan, 82, of Mansfield died on Friday October 17, 2008 at the Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. He was the beloved husband of Marian B. (Ames) Reagan. Born in Taunton, MA on October 31, 1925 he was a son of the late William F. and Mary F. (Donnelly) Reagan. He grew up in Taunton and was educated in Taunton public schools. After graduating from high school he enlisted in the United States Navy serving during WWII. He was honorably discharged on May 5, 1946 with the rank of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Reagan, Raymond W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are cordially invited to attend visiting hours on Monday, October 20th from 6-8 PM at the Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home, 55 North Main Street, MANSFIELD. All other Services and burial will be held privately at the convenience of his family. For complete obituary or additional information, please visit:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Riley, Dorothy Ann

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Dorothy Ann Riley of Chelmsford, active at Carlisle church; 77 CHELMSFORD Dorothy Ann (Macaione) Riley, of Chelmsford, died Thursday, October 16, 208, at Saints Medical Center in Lowell. She was the beloved wife of William W. Riley. Born in Lawrence, on November 7, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Jennie (Gentile) Macaione. She attended Lawrence public schools and graduated from Lawrence High School in 1950. For many years, Mrs. Riley worked in the Gift Wrap Departments of Bon Marche and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Robertie, William D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ROBERTIE, William D. 54, Died on 9/27/2008. He was born on 7/13/1954. The son of the late Frances O'Connor and Norbert Robertie of Marblehead, MA. He was a graduate of Wakefield High School class of 1973. He worked at Wakefield Precision Optics as an optical technician. His family was everything to him! He enjoyed watching & playing all sports. He was a great carpenter. He was also an avid reader. He is survived by his best friend Patricia Robertie of Brentwood, N.H. His daughters Erin Robertie of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Robertson, Steven W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ROBERTSON, Steven W. Age 58, of Somerville, formerly of Concord, Sept. 25, 2008. Son of Irene (Martell) Robertson of Somerville and the late Arthur T. Robertson. Brother of Judy Dale Parker of Acton, Matthew J. Robertson of Poulsbo, WA and Arthur T. Robertson. Also survived by a niece, nephew, grandniece and grandnephew. Funeral Service private. Gifts in his name may be made to the Children's Hospital Spinal Cord Research Program, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115 or the Home for Little Wanderers, 271…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Robillard, Leo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be on Monday, Oct. 20, 2008 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Charles F. Dewhirst Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. A funeral Mass will be on Tuesday at 9 a.m. in St Monica Church, Methuen. The burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen. To send an online condolence, please visit,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rocco, Joan F. (Eident)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Joan F. (Eident) Rocco, 72, of Edgewood Road in Shrewsbury, passed away, Wednesday, October 15, 2008, in Saint Vincent Hospital, in the company of her loving family. She is survived by her two sons, Stephen J. Rocco and his wife Deborah of Shrewsbury and Glenn S. Rocco and his fiancé Kara A. Pace of Worcester; her companion of forty years, George A. Morse of Shrewsbury; a brother, Kenneth S. Eident and his wife Debra of Charlotte, SC; three sisters, Barbara Poirer and her husband Jerry of Reeds Ferry, NH,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Rodriques, Joaquim

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      STOUGHTON Joaquim Jack Rodriques, 79, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Copley at Stoughton Nursing Home after a long period of failing health. He was the husband of Audrey (Taylor) Rodriques. Born and raised in New Bedford, he was a former resident of Boston before moving to Stoughton in 1968. He was the owner of Jacks Cleaning Service of Stoughton for many years, before retiring three years ago. In the 1960s, he was a band leader and piano player for several area bands. In…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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 Michael

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ROSSI, Ascanio Michael (Mike) 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 CT and Alexander of TN; three sisters, Serafina Magni of Newton, MA, Regina Cillizza and Johanna Lanteri of CT; four grandchildren, Christoph, Elsa,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sabbag, Sadie (Najjar)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SABBAG, Sadie (Najjar) Of West Roxbury Oct. 18, 2008. Visiting hours Tuesday. Complete notice Monday. Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home West Roxbury 617-325-3600

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Schiffbauer, Ruth N. (Newman)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Nurse Association, 120 Thomas St., Worcester, MA., 01608.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Scott Ph.D., John F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                John F. Scott, Ph.D., 80, a noted local psychologist died Thursday, October 16, 2008, at Notre Dame Long Term Care Center after a long illness. He leaves his loving wife of 56 years, Millicent Paterson Scott of Holden; his children, Linda Scott and daughter-in-law Rebecca Sherer of Northampton and Angela Scott Henderson, son-in-law David Henderson, and granddaughter Carly Henderson of Avon, CT. He was born in Philadelphia, PA. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1945-1947. He received a BA from New York…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Shafer Jr., Wayne A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SHAFER, Wayne A., Jr. 85, of North Andover, formerly of Coventry, RI and Hamilton, MA, on October 18, 2008, surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of the late Barbara (Hunt). Devoted father of Douglas R. Shafer & his wife Deborah of Belmont and Daniel K. Shafer & his wife Patricia of Wilmington. Loving Grampy of Katherine Shafer, Leslie Shurtleff, & Thomas Shafer. Dear son of the late Wayne A., Sr and Anna Marie (Schlef) Shafer. Brother of Gertrude Josephine Johnston of Wheatland, WY.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sherman, Dolores Mary (Souza)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SHERMAN, Dolores Mary (Souza) Of North Weymouth, Oct. 16, 2008. Beloved wife of William F. Sherman. Devoted mother of Mary Jane Forsythe of North Weymouth. Grandmother of Jennifer Bryan of Waltham. She is also survived by 2 great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late William F. Sherman, Jr. and daughter of the late William and Mary (Medeiros) Souza. Services will be private. Memorial donations in Dolores' memory may be sent to the Weymouth Food Pantry, 1189 Commercial St., Weymouth MA 02189.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Silvia, Joyce A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      will be Wednesday 9-11am. Burial will be in Rural cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 3300 East Sunrise Dr., Tucson, AZ 85718.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Smith, Frederick W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Snow, Antoinette (Masiello)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          & friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday from 4-7 PM. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made in Netta's name to Melrose High School Permanent Scholarship Fund, Class of 1935, P.O. Box 760695, Melrose, MA 02176. For obituary, directions or to sign guestbook please visit:, . Gately Funeral Home 781-665-1949

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Spanos, Claire (Roukas)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SPANOS, Claire (Roukas) 89, of Tewsbury, formerly of Marlborough, Saturday, October 18 at her daughter's home, after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Andrew Spanos, who died in 1993. She was born in Marlborough, daughter of the late Evangelos and Chrisoula (Vasakas) Roukas. She is survived by her two daughters Jo Anne McHugh and her husband Thomas; and Sandra Johnson and her husband Mark. Also by her beloved granddaughter, Alexia. Funeral Services will be held at 10 AM Tuesday, October 21 at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Steelman, Frances L. (Earley)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Frances L. (Earley) Steelman, 75, of School St., died Friday, October 17th in the UMass Memorial Hospital-University, Worcester, after an illness. She leaves her husband of 55 years, Richard E. Steelman; her three children, David Steelman and his wife Debbie of Charlton, Linda Kusy and her husband Ted of Auburn, and Steven Steelman of Phoenix, AZ; her two sisters, Connie Keefe of Brookfield, and Phyllis Farris of Alexandria, VA; her six grandchildren, Jason Kusy, Todd Kusy, Janna Gero, Alysha Steelman,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Stenstrum, Kelly

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Kelly Stenstrum, formerly of Ayer Kelly Stenstrum, of North Dakota, formerly of Ayer. Survived by his parents, Yumiko Stenstrum of Dracut and Alan Stenstrum; his sister, Rebecca Stenstrum of Dracut; and his brother, Kae Stenstrum of Los Angeles, CA. Visiting hours at the Badger Funeral Home, 44 E. Main St., Ayer on Tuesday, Oct. 21 from 4-6 P.M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Stewart, Donald E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sunderland, Matilda M. (Sasso)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SUNDERLAND, Matilda M. (Sasso) Of Braintree, died Oct. 14, 2008, at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. She was the wife of the late Norman Sunderland. Mother of the late Robert Sunderland and sister of the late Caroline Sasso. Aunt of William and Peter Mullin of FL. Dear friend of Susan and Terry Ragon of Cambridge and Alyssa Abbott of Chelmsford. Born and raised in Roxbury, she had lived in Braintree for the past 40 years. She retired in 1994 after 49 years as a manager of computer operations for City Hall…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Swenson, Marjorie E. (Knight)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Marjorie E. (Knight) Swenson, 62, of 31 West Main St., died Friday, Oct. 17th in the Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester. She leaves her husband, Lowell S. Swenson, Jr.; six children: Mr. and Mrs. Harry Swenson of Millbury, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Swenson of Millbury, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Swenson of Worcester, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Nelson of North Oxford, Mr. and Mrs. Tracey Swenson of Grafton and Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Moore of Millbury; her mother, Marjorie K. (Daubney) Knight; 22 grandchildren; 2 great…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Thomas, Doris M. (Trzcinski)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Doris M. (Trzcinski) Thomas, 80, of 22 Knollwood Circle, died Friday, October 17, 2008, after a long illness. She leaves her husband of 58 years, Richard A. Thomas; two sons, Neal R. Thomas and his wife Susan of Millbury, Robert F. Thomas and his wife Donna of Sharpsburg, GA; two daughters, Marcia M. Landingham and her husband Kip of Grafton, Victoria A. Howard of Worcester; seven grandchildren; and several cousins. Her first daughter, Linda M. Thomas, predeceased her in 1992. Doris was born in Worcester,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Toupin, Anita S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Anita S. Toupin formerly of Dracut, CTI retiree; 88 N. CHELMSFORD Anita S. (Belanger) Toupin, 88, a resident of North Chelmsford, formerly of Dracut, died Saturday October 18, 2008, at Lowell General Hospital. She was the widow of Leo G. Toupin. Born in Lowell on July 2, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Armand and Aurore (Beauchesne) Belanger. Anita was employed as a Senior Companion by Community Teamwork, Inc. for many years. Survivors include a son, Paul David Toupin of Tulsa, OK; a daughter, Arlene…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tourville, Mary R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Valente, Lena (DiCola)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are Monday, Oct. 20th from 4-8 PM. Interment Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lena's memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942. For directions & guestbook see, . Spadafora Funeral Home 781-324-8680

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Valliere, Janet M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BOYNTON BEACH, FL —Janet Mae Valliere, of Boynton Beach, FL, passed away October 6, 2008, after a long illness. Janet was the loving daughter of the late George R. and Isabel (Nault) Valliere; and sister of the late George R. Valliere Jr., of New Bedford, MA. Janet had a long standing career of 43 years with Delta Airlines as a senior flight attendant. All her family, fellow employees and the many friends she made over the years will sincerely miss her. She is survived by her brother, Robert Valliere of…

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Frances P. "Pat" (McNally) Vallone, 73, of Auburn formerly of Millbury passed away Thursday, October 16th 2008, St. Vincent Hospital after a brief illness. Pat's husband of 54 years Anthony "Duke" Vallone passed away in April of 2007. She is survived by a devoted daughter, Marie Bennett and her husband Gary of Naples Florida; three grandchildren, Anthony Vallone III, Nicholas Bennett and Tracie Sherwin; two great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Two sons, Anthony Vallone, Jr.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Vickers, Peter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    VICKERS, Peter AKA Mike Crew, of Cambridge, MA, passed away unexpectedly on August 15, 2008. A Memorial Gathering will be held Saturday, November 1, 2008 at McLean Hospital, the Francis deMarneffe Building, Room 132, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, MA at 1 PM.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Volpe, Mary A. (Mancini)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mary A. (Mancini) Volpe, 89, of Stanton Street in Worcester, passed away Friday, October 17, 2008 in Memorial Hospital. Her husband, Felix Volpe, passed away in 1998. She leaves a son, Joseph F. Volpe and his wife Mary E. Volpe of Worcester; two daughters, Kathryn Giannetta and her husband Frank of Worcester and Linda Trainor of Princeton; a brother, Peter Mancini of Worcester; a sister, Josephine DeSimone of Worcester; six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Mary was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Walsh, John M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 4 thru 8. Services will conclude with burial at Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. For directions, obituary and guest book:, . Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 978-658-4476 Wilmington - Woburn - Medford

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Weiner, Josephine M. (Mongiello)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Visiting hours will be Tuesday from 4-8 PM in the Funeral Home. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the , 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016. For online guestbook or additional information, please call 978- 744-0497 or visit:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • White, Catherine R. (Merrick)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Catherine R. (Merrick) White passed away peacefully on Friday, October 17th, a week before her 89th birthday, after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease. She was born in Newark, NJ, the daughter of John and Catherine (DeCourcy) Merrick on October 29, 1919. Her beloved husband of 48 years, Gordon T. White, died in 1992. She is survived by her three children, a son, Paul G. White and his life partner Richard Barisano of Newtonville, a daughter, Donna M. Cooper of Worcester, and daughter, Marcia A.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • White, Jean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Jean White retired Fitchburg schoolteacher; 66 LITTLETON Jean (Arthur) White, 66, of Littleton, formerly of Townsend, died at Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton, on October 10. She was born in Malden, MA on April 10, 1942, daughter of the late Leslie and Mabel (Canning) Arthur. She was the wife of the late George E. White who died in 2005. She made her home in Townsend for many years before moving in Littleton.. Jean taught science and math at Notre Dame High School in Fitchburg for several…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Whyte, Pearl

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WHYTE, Pearl Died suddenly, at home, due to complications from diabetes on Oct. 17, 2008. Ms. Whyte was the daughter of Reginald & Nell Whyte. Survived by 3 daughters, 6 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, 2 sisters & numerous nieces & nephews. Formerly employed by Boston Scientific. Funeral Services Thursday, Oct. 23 at Davis Funeral Home, 654 Cummings Hgwy., MATTTAPAN 6-8 PM. Viewing Wednesday, October 22nd 5-8 PM. Friends and family welcome to visit. In lieu of flowers, donations to The…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wilson, Frank Michael "Mike"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Frank Michael 'Mike' Wilson lifelong Lowell resident, was truck driver; 66 LOWELL Frank Michael "Mike" Wilson, 66, a lifelong Lowell resident, died October 17, 2008, unexpectedly, after a brief illness in Methuen. He was the widower of the late Maureen A. (Marcotte) Wilson who died June 9, 2001. A son of the late Frank W. and the late Cecilia Rose (Normandy) Wilson, he was born on October 21, 1941, in Lowell, and was educated in the local schools. Frank, or "Mike" as he was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Winter, Mary "Betty" (Carolan)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      WINTER, Mary "Betty"(Carolan) Of Concord, formerly of Sudbury, October 11. Beloved wife of the late William West Winter. Mother of Susan W. Frommer of Concord, Anna Winter Rasmussen and her husband Neil of Concord and the late William West "Bill" Winter Jr. Mother-in-law of Marie M. Winter of Wayland and the late Dr. David Frommer. Grandmother of Anders and Autumn Rasmussen, both of Concord, Liam M. Winter of Wayland and Adrian R. Winter of NYC. Sister of James J. Carolan and his wife…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Young, Alphonse E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Alphonse E. Young BROCKTON Alphonse E. Young, 95, lifelong resident of Brockton, died Oct. 16, 2008 after a brief illness. Confident that his Lithuanian genes and a love of life were the reason for his longevity, "Pop", to both family and friends, was most happy offering encouraging advice while always providing a positive role model for his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A creative thinker raised during the Depression, he experimented with solar energy to heat water and was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Zack, Natalie R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral from the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Pork St. (corner of Park Street and Route 28), North Reading, at Reading line, on Monday, Oct. 20 at 10:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Athanasius Church, 300 Haverhill St., Reading at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home Monday 9 to 10:15 a.m, Entombment Eternal Light Memorial, Salem, N.H. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Natalie's memory to the American Lung Assoc.of Middlesex County, 5 Mountain Road, Burlington, MA…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Zack, Natalie R. (Giglio)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends may visit at the Funeral Home on Monday from 9-10:15 AM. Entombment Eternal Light Memorial, Salem, NH. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Natalie's memory to the American Lung Association of Middlesex County, 5 Mountain Road, Burlington, MA 01803., . Cota Funeral Home 781-944-1765

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Zises, Helen Ada

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ZISES, Helen Ada 93, of Palm Beach, formerly of Brooklyn, NY, entered Into rest October 16, 2008. Helen was the beloved wife for 65 years of the late Alvin Zises. She is the loving mother of David and Margery Zises and Sherry and the late Richard Zises and dear grandmother of Matthew, Heather, Jonathan and Joshua Zises. There will be a 2:30 PM service Sunday, October 19, 2008 at the Star of David Funeral Chapel and Cemetery of the Palm Beaches, 9321 Memorial Park Road, West Palm Beach. In lieu of flowers,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Zonghetti, Stella M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday 4 thru 8. Services will conclude with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. Contributions in Stella's name may be sent to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, 1 Bridge St., Suite 102, Newton, MA 02458. For directions, guestbook and obituary, Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781 -396-9200 Medford-Woburn-Wilmington

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ano, Marjorie A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Barbrick, Margaret A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Blanche F. Keefe, Northampton native

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Brown, Mary A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Collins, Regina A. (Manion)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Courmier, Irene Bourgault

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Daniel E. Bacigalupo Sr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • DiDonato, Mary I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Donald J. Bucy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Dorothy Peavey, 89, had led area Girl Scouts

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Hamel, Richard Lee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Hulbert, Elizabeth T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Katherine S. Winn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Larrabee, Lorraine V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Louis J. Madru Sr.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Louis J. Madru, Sr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pauline E. Griffith

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pauline E. Griffith, 76, food service expert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pursell, Tracy L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Rene R. Brunelle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Santin, Ernest

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tracy Pursell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Wall, Marie G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ward, John A.
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