Sunday, October 26, 2008

Massachusetts Obituaries 10/26/08

  • Anderson, Vincent R.

    and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-9 p.m. If desired, donations may be made in his memory to St. Jerome Church, 632 Bridge St., Weymouth, MA 02191

    • Andrews, Barbara

      BROCKTON Barbara Andrews, 78, died peacefully, Oct. 13, after a lengthy illness. She is lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her daughter, Cathi Coughlin of Worcester; a son, Bruce Andrews of Florida; her granddaughters, Shannon and Courtney Coughlin; and many friends. A memorial service will be held Oct. 28, at 6 p.m., at St. Catherine of Sweden, 3 Wiser Ave., Worcester.

      • Anthony, Adele

        NEW BEDFORD —Adele (Tenczar) Anthony, 90, of New Bedford, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008 at St. Luke's Hospital after a long illness. She was the widow of Adam Anthony and daughter of the late Jan and Anna (Olsowy) Tenczar. She was born in New Bedford and lived her life here. She was employed by Princeton Clothing Mfg. as a stitcher until her retirement. Mrs. Anthony loved puzzles, word games and her cat "Two Ton." Survivors include a daughter, Irene G. Beaudoin of New Bedford, a sister, Celia…

        • Antos, Stanley E.

          • Arthur Sr., A. Pickett

            PICKETT, Arthur A., Sr. Of Alton Bay, NH, and Gulfport, FL, October 25, 2008, age 92. Beloved husband of the late Alice F. (Finegan) Pickett. Loving father of Arthur A. Pickett, Jr. and his wife Hazel of North Reading and Alice F. Doherty of Westford. Brother of Charles of Tewksbury and Thomas of Weymouth. Brother of the late Wally, Phillip, Eleanor and Nancy Pickett. Grandfather of Susan E. Pickett of Wilmington; Kathleen M. Mahoney and Arthur W. Pickett, both of North Reading; 1st Lt. Thomas W. Doherty of…

            • Balunas, Kenneth A.

              and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours are Monday from 3-6 PM. Interment will be private. Mr. Balunas was a Veteran of the U.S. Army. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Henry J. Burke & Sons Funeral Home Wellesley Hills

              • Beaupre, Eugene

                BEAUPRE, Eugene 77, Formerly long-time resident of Hyde Park, MA, died on Mon., Oct. 20, 2008, at Mass. General Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara H.(Lane) Beaupre. He is survived by his 7 devoted children: Richard D. Beaupre of Avon, Erika L. Duffy of Goffstown, NH; Jean M. Doyle of North Attleboro, Paul E. Beaupre of North Attleboro, Barbara A. Pitney of Needham, David C. Beaupre of Chatham, MA; and Stephen M. Beaupre of Swansea, MA; and 12 grandchildren. He is survived by his…

                • Bicskei, Martha A. (Loven)

                  BICSKEI, Martha A. (Loven) Of Somerville, died on October 11th at the Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Florida. She was 80. Martha will be remembered for her work in teaching Cerebral Palsy students through Music Therapy at Boston College in the 70's, as well as her decades of service to area churches as their organist and choir director. Martha is survived by her two sisters, Dorothy Craig of Weston and Thelma Moekel of E. Deerfield, her husband Bela of Sarasota, and her two sons, Bela Bicskei Jr. of…

                  • Blankenship, Patrice M. (Dougherty)

                    and friends kindly invited. Interment Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Montgomery Hospice (, ).Online guestbook and directions at, . George F. Doherty & Sons Wellesley 781-235-4100

                    • Bliss, William "Big Daddy"

                      BIG DADDY AKA William Bliss, age 64, passed on October 22, 2008 at his residence in Vero Beach, FL. He left behind four children seven grandchildren, and many other family and friends. He will be loved and missed but NEVER FORGOTTEN!!!

                      • Boria, Henry L.

                        Henry L. Boria passed away peacefully October 24, at Holy Trinity Nursing Home at the age of 90 years. His wife, Tefta C. (Joseph) Boria died in 1997, shortly after their fiftieth wedding anniversary. He leaves three daughters, Marcia B. Mariner, wife of Mark D. Mariner of Sutton, Dianne M. Novak, wife of Ronald R. Novak of Sutton , Janice E. Koczan and partner Michael Tuttle of Millbury; seven grandchildren, Micaela, Matthew and Melissa Mariner, Cheryl Carl, husband of Steven Carl, Ronald Jr. and Nicole A.…

                        • Borman, Edith (Hammond)

                          and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mon. at 10 AM at the Roslindale Congregational Church, 25 Cumnins Highway, Roslindale, MA 02131. Interment in Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. Visiting hours Sun 4-8 PM at the Folsom Funeral Home, 63 Belgrade Ave, ROSLINDALE. Donations in her memory to the Roslindale Congregational Church (address above) would be appreciated. Please visit website for directions & online guestbook. Folsom Funeral Home

                          • Botazzi, Maria N. (Naldo)

                            and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday 4-8. Services will conclude with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent in Maria's name to the , MA Chapter, Inc., Chatham Center, Suite 450, 29 Crafts St., Newton, MA 02458. For directions, obituary and guestbook, Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781-396-9200 Medford-Woburn-Wilmington

                            • Brady, Francis L.

                              BRADY, Francis L. Age 77 of New Durham, NH, formerly from Franklin, MA, died at his home Oct 10, 2008 after a short illness. He is survived by his wife Ann L. (Patterson) of 54 years, two daughters Lee Ann Beals of New Durham, NH, Karen L. Coffey of North Attleboro and a son Keith A. Brady of Mendon, MA. He leaves 6 grandchildren & two great grandchildren, three brothers & three sisters. Services will be held Nov. 1 in Alton, NH at Saint Katherine Drexel Church at 11AM. Memorial donations can be…

                              • Brennan, Neil P.

                                & friends are invited. Visiting hours Sunday 3 -7 p.m. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Late U.S. Air Force Veteran of Vietnam War. Retired carrier for U.S. Postal Service. Member of The Bunker Hill Council #62, K. of C, The Old Charlestown Schoolboys Assoc. & The Halligan Club. In Lieu of flowers, kindly make memorial donations to Neil's name to The Charlestown Boys & Girls Club, 15 Green St., Charlestown, MA 02129. Parking adjacent to Funeral Home. For Guest Book, Directions &…

                                • Brooks, Agnes Yvonne (Wright)

                                  BROOKS, Agnes Yvonne (Wright) Of Hyde Park, October 22, 2008. Loving wife of Joseph L. Brooks. Loving mother of Stephon J. Brooks of Nevada and Alicia M. Brooks of Maryland. Sister of Norvell I. Wright of Ohio and Bernadean Bruce of Boston. She is survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral service, Tuesday at 12 Noon, The Historic Charles St. AME, 551 Warren St., Dorchester, MA 02121. Visiting with family 11 AM at church. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery, Mattapan. Memorial donations in her…

                                  • Caisse, Marie C.

                                    and friends invited. Visiting hours omitted. The Dolan Funeral Home of MILTON is assisting the family with arrangements. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery. For infor- mation and guestbook:

                                    • Calvo, Patricia B. (Pease)

                                      Patricia B. (Pease) Calvo, 79, beloved wife of James S. Calvo, passed away on October 24, 2008 after a long illness. She was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Elizabeth "Beth" Pease. Patricia was predeceased by her son, Peter Abbott, a mime who founded the New England Mime Festival and the Mime Studio in Worcester, a brother, Benjamin Pease, his wife, Marylois "Scotty", their sons, Jamie and Scott and another nephew Richard Abbott. Pat leaves her husband James of 36 years and is also…

                                      • Carbrello, Richard J.

                                        Richard J. Carbrello, 87, passed away peacefully, October 23rd in Millbury. He leaves his loving wife of 60 years, Evelyn M. (Sperring) Carbrello; his son, Richard and his wife Cyndi of Palm Coast, FL; two grandchildren, Tony Carbrello of Acton and Katie Carbrello Robinson and their mother, Eileen Carbrello of Richmond, VA and his great granddaughter, Hannah of Richmond, VA; a caring and compassionate niece and nephew, Lynne Ortiz and Wayne Sperring. He was born on January 1921 in Fall River and was a…

                                        • Carl D. Lorden

                                          Carl D. Lorden, 69 years old, retired Assistant Vice President of former Bay Banks, died at Morton Hospital, Taunton on Thursday morning, Oct. 23, 2008. Born in Providence, R.I., son of the late Charles and Ruth (Schmidt) Lorden, he was a lifetime resident of Taunton. He was a graduate of Taunton grammar schools and was a 1957 Graduate of Msgr. Coyle High School. Carl was an employee of the former Bay Bank in Taunton for over 20 years, having served as a Branch Manger in Taunton, Dighton and Raynham. Upon…

                                          • Carreiro, Joseph M.

                                            CARREIRO, Joseph M. October 25, 2008, of Somerville. Beloved husband of Violet M. (Bancroft). Brother of Celeste Carreiro of Tyngsboro and Manuel Carreiro of Littleton. Survived by 4 nieces and 2 nephews. A Funeral will be held on Tues., October 28 at 9 a.m. from the Berglund, Williams, O'Brien Funeral Home, 292 Mass. Ave., ARLINGTON, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in the Church of St. Clement, Warner St., Somerville, at 10 o'clock. Visiting hours Monday 4 -7 p.m. Interment Mt. Auburn…

                                            • Cazeault, Armand M. "Pug"

                                              Armand M. "Pug" Cazeault, 75, of 94 Auburn Street, in the Cherry Valley section of Leicester, died Friday, October 24, in his home, after an illness. He leaves his wife of 33 years, Ann C. (Hendrickson) Rand Cazeault; three daughters, Ramona Geotis of Woodstock, CT, Kelly Rand Papagni of Rutland and Allison Cazeault of West Brookfield; six grandchildren, Sarah Geotis, Sophia and Jack Papagni and Tianna, Damian and Leilani Daniels; two sisters, Mary Jane Kozlowski of Putnam, CT and Cecile Butler of…

                                              • Churchill, Rita N. (Dekarski)

                                                and friends invited. Interment Colebrook Cemetery, Whitman. Donations may be made in her memory to The Jimmy Fund 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA. 02445.

                                                • Colombosian, June

                                                • Colombosian, June Tevan

                                                  and friends respectfully invited to attend. Calling hours will be held in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main St., ANDOVER, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008, from 4-7 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be make to the The Armenian Church at Hye Pointe, P. O. Box 8069, Ward Hill, MA 01865.

                                                  • Colpoys, Francis (Featured Guest Book)

                                                    • Conti, Lena (Vivolo)

                                                      CONTI, Lena (Vivolo) Of East Boston, formerly of the North End, on October 24th, in her 99th year. For more info please visit, Ruggiero-Mazzarella Memorial Home East Boston 617-569-0990

                                                      • Contos, Mosha Lambrou

                                                        and friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday 6-8 p.m. Interment Blue Hills Cemetery, Braintree.

                                                        • Coppola, Peter A.

                                                          Peter A. Coppola, 66, of Bald Hill Rd., died Thurs. Oct. 23, after an illness. A Celebration of Life for Peter will be held Wed., Oct. 29 from 4 to 8 p.m. in Jackman Funeral Home, 7 Mechanic St. Douglas. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Peter A. Coppola Memorial Book Fund, c/o Simon Fairfield Public Library, 290 Main St., Douglas, MA 01516. A full obituary will run in tomorrow's paper.

                                                          • Cote, Bertha B.

                                                            ARRANGEMENTS: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 27 at the Arthur J. Scott Funeral Home, 298 South Broadway, South Lawrence. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in her honor on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church. Cremation is to follow. Burial of ashes will be at a later date in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, North Andover. Donations in her honor may be made to either St. Patrick's Church, 114 South Broadway, Lawrence, MA 01843 or to St. Mary's Church, 26 Church St.,…

                                                            • Cove, Robert Eugene

                                                              Robert Eugene Cove, 60, formerly of Massachusetts, passed away Friday, October 17, 2008 at Palliative Care Center and Hospice of Catawba Valley in Newton, NC. Born in Worcester, MA, he was the son of the late James George Cove and Bella (LeBoeuf) Cove and the brother of the late James George Cove Jr. Mr. Cove is survived by two daughters: Melissa (Cove) Flahive and her husband Daniel of Westborough, MA, Kimberly (Cove) Abdelazim and her husband Hady of Binghamton, NY; two sons: Robert Cove and his wife…

                                                              • Craner, Richard P.

                                                                CRANER, Richard P. In Dorchester, formerly of Cambridge and New York, age 74 yearrs, October 15th. Beloved son of the late Lawrence and Elizabeth (Fischer). Loving brother of Robert Rogers Craner of CA and the late Lawrence Craner. Sister-in-law of Jo-Ann Craner of NY. Devoted uncle of Paul Craner and Robin Skammel, both of CA, Michael Craner of PA, and Jessica Sahi of CA. Granduncle of Christina, Sarah, and Michael Skammel, Kevin and Joey Craner, and Samantha Sahi. Great granduncle of Weslie Skammel. Dear…

                                                                • Crisostamo, Geraldine

                                                                  Geraldine Crisostamo lived in Chelsea for many years; 85 GROTON Geraldine (Marshall) Crisostamo, died on Saturday, Oct. 11, at RiverCourt Residence in West Groton, formerly of Chelsea. She was 85 years old. Born and raised in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Mary (Medeiros) Marshall. She attended Cambridge schools, and worked for Squirrel Brand snack foods. She resided in Chelsea for most of her life, and enjoyed traveling throughout New England and most loved stays at Newport, RI,…

                                                                  • Critsley, Anthony N.

                                                                    and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours in the funeral home on Sunday, October 26, from 2:00 to 6:00 PM. Interment Forest Hills Cemetery. Late owner of the House of Leslie Jewelers. Past president of the West Roxbury Kiwanis Club. Member of the West Roxbury Business Assoc. Mr. Critsley was one of the original founders of the West Roxbury Boys and Girls Club. WW II Army Veteran., Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home 617-323-5600

                                                                    • Cyr, Henry W.

                                                                      and friends invited. Visiting hours Monday from 4-8 PM. Burial in Cambridge Cemetery. Late W.W. II Coast Guard Veteran. Online condolences at:

                                                                      • Danton, Gladys J. (Macphail)

                                                                        DANTON, Gladys J. (MacPhail) Of Arlington, October 24, 2008. Wife of the late Richard P. Mother of Richard P., Jr. and his wife Jeanne of Arlington, Sally Cassidy and her husband William of Burlington and Amy Collins and her husband Greg of Woburn. Grandmother of Trevor and Jillian Danton, Allison and Patrick Cassidy and Emily, Sarah and Sean Collins. Sister of Priscilla McKenny and her husband James and the late Donald P. MacPhail. Sister-in-law of Jean Brown. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.…

                                                                        • DeLuca, Joseph

                                                                          DeLUCA, Joseph A long time resident of Sherborn, died October 22, 2008. He was the son of the late Joseph and Raffaela DeLuca and the beloved husband of the late Anne Clarke DeLuca. In his teenage years, he was an avid "Ham" Radio Operator and was a graduate of Northeastern University with degrees in Management and Engineering. He was a WWII Veteran in the U.S. Navy. Joe was a pillar in the Boston Building Industry. He was highly respected by all building trades people and affiliated…

                                                                          • Deliyiannis, Vayia K.

                                                                            BROCKTON Vayia K. Deliyiannis, 78 years, of Brockton, died Oct. 23, 2008. She was the wife of the late Kostas G. Deliyiannis; mother of George Deliyiannis of Brockton and James Deliyiannis of New Jersey; aunt of Thelma Twomey and Aliki Sarantopoulos ,both of Brockton; she is also survived by several nieces and nephews in Greece. She was the sister of the late Eleni Barakas. Funeral from the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St. (Rte. 123), Brockton, Monday, at 10 a.m., followed by a funeral…

                                                                            • Diaz, Maria

                                                                              DIAZ, Maria Of Chelsea, on October 23. Visiting hours Thursday, 6-8 followed by her Service in our Chapel at 8 PM. For more info, please visit:, Ruggiero-Mazzarella Memorial Home East Boston 617-569-0990

                                                                              • Dion, Joseph G.

                                                                                DION, Joseph G. "Gerry" One of six children of Joseph and Alberta Dion, was born May 21, 1921, in Lowell, Massachusetts. After graduating from Lowell High School in 1939, he served in World War II with the 10th Mountain Division and the Army Corps of Engineers. He married Alba Porter Williams of Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1946. They moved to Denver, Colorado where he graduated in 1951 from the University of Denver with a degree in architecture. He was responsible for designing a number of homes, including…

                                                                                • Dion, Russell J.

                                                                                  • Doherty, Gloria C. (Deagle)

                                                                                    DOHERTY, Gloria C. (Deagle) Age 86, October 25, 2008. Beloved wife of the late T. Burke Doherty. Loving mother of Sharon T. Doherty-Clancy and husband Dennis of Holliston, Thomas B. Doherty and wife JoAnne of North Reading, and Maura K. Simmons and husband Steven of Medfield. Dear sister of Clare Leary and husband Francis of Newton and the late Urban and Ronald Deagle. Grandmother of Kelsey, C.J., Andrew, Steven, Tommy, Kevin, Katie, and Abbey. Also survived by many nieces and nephews, among them Brian and…

                                                                                    • Donalds, Robert E.

                                                                                      DONALDS, Robert E. "Boston Bob" 55, died on October 23, 2008, following a courageous battle with cancer. Loving husband of Karen M. (Thomas) Donalds of Wayland. Beloved father of Samantha K. Donalds, Christopher R. Donalds and Julia L. Donalds, all of Wayland. Devoted son of Jacqueline A. (Collicut) Donalds of Dedham. Brother of David B. Donalds and his wife Neri E. of Wayland, William J. Donalds of Attleboro, James H. Donalds and his wife Linda of Lunenberg and Richard F. Donalds and his wife Liz…

                                                                                      • Dousa, Helene (Valys)

                                                                                        and friends kindly invited. Member Watertown Women's Club, Garden Club, and Lexington Pops Chorus. In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made to Cardigan Nursing Home Activities Fund, 59 Country Way, Scituate, MA 02066. For further info., please visit MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald

                                                                                        • Drigotas, Dolores J. (Grzelczyk)

                                                                                          and friends are most kindly invited to attend a memorial gathering at the Frank A. Welsh and Sons Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, CHELSEA, Thurs- day, Oct. 30 from 6-8 PM. Funeral home fully handicap accessible, parking opposite funeral home. Frank A. Welsh & Sons Chelsea, MA 617-889-2723

                                                                                          • Dumas, Yvette C. (LeBlanc)

                                                                                            • Eddy, Margaret M. (Mullen)

                                                                                              EDDY, Margaret M. (Mullen) Oct. 24, of Concord. Beloved wife of the late Roy Eddy. Mother of David W. Eddy and his wife Judy of Fitchburg and Lois A. Oakman and her husband Robert of Maynard. Grandmother of Katherine M. McWilliams and her husband, Josh of Leominster and Julie E. Oakman of Maynard, Great grandmother of Tuomas McWilliams of Leominster. Sister of Genivieve Fraticelli of Acton and the late Patrick Mullen, John Mullen, Catherine Kennedy and Agnes Sloan. Funeral Monday, October 27th from the Dee…

                                                                                              • Edman, Agnes C.

                                                                                                and friends are invited to attend her funeral Monday at 1 PM at the May Funeral Home, 85 Nichols St, NORWOOD followed by burial in Highland Cemetery, Norwood. In lieu of flowers donations to the Make A Wish Foundation, One Bulfinch Place, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02114 would be appreciated. Late retired Executive Secretary for US Steel Co. in Boston. See website for directions and online guestbook May Funeral Home www. folsomfuneral. com

                                                                                                • Etezadi, Yolanda (Burgos)

                                                                                                  ETEZADI, Yolanda (Burgos) Age 46, of Medfield, suddenly, Friday, October 17, 2008, while visiting family in Venezuela. Beloved wife of Masoud Etezadi. Devoted mother of Meelad and Melody Etezadi. Loving daughter of Beatriz Burgos of Watertown and the late Carlos Burgos. Dear sister of Beatriz Alexander of FL, Mabel Burgos of Watertown and Carlos Burgos of Maracaibo, Venezuela. A graveside funeral service will be held at Vine Lake Cemetery, 625 Main Street (Rte. 109) Medfield, on Monday, Oct. 27th at 11 AM.…

                                                                                                • Faith Devlin

                                                                                                  Faith Devlin (Perrault), loving wife of James A. Devlin for 52 years, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, in Texas, where Faith and James lived for 10 years. Also loving mother of Hope Devlin and James Devlin III (both deceased), and Joanne Thrasher (Devlin) who resides in N. Attleboro, MA with her husband and children. She also leaves behind four grandchildren; Kaleigh, Jimmy, Peter M. and Andrew. We keep with us the fond memories of her delicious homecooked meals and yummy baked goodies. She also…

                                                                                                  • Farley, Edward A.

                                                                                                    ARRANGEMENTS: Friends and family are respectfully invited to call on Tuesday at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., (Route 125) Haverhill, from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, immediately following the time of visitation at 7 p.m. Burial is private. Memorial donations may be made to Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack St., Lawrence, MA 01860.

                                                                                                    • Fickett, Robert N.

                                                                                                      • Fitzmaurice, Noreen V.

                                                                                                        and friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday 2-4 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Agnes Church, Arlington. For online condolences visit

                                                                                                        • Flanagan, Howard F.

                                                                                                          FLANAGAN, Howard F. Of Arlington and Wellfleet, October 21, 2008. Husband of the late Irene (Boland). Father of David W. of Hingham, Paul of Westford, Peter P. of Arlington, and Michael J. and J. Patrick both of Wellfleet. Brother of Dorine MacLauchlan, and Robert and William Flanagan and the late Elizabeth Gilbert. Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Funeral from the Saville & Grannan Funeral Home, 418 Mass. Ave., ARLINGTON, Monday,October 27 at 9 AM. Funeral Mass in St. Agnes…

                                                                                                          • Flanagan, Patricia A. (Bohan)

                                                                                                            FLANAGAN, PATRICIA A. (Bohan) 74, of Manchester, CT, the wife of Thomas J. Flanagan died Friday (October 24, 2008) at her home. Born in Medford, MA she was the daughter of the late Patrick J. and Winifred Bohan. Patricia received her nursing degree from St. Elizabeth Hospital Brighton, MA and at age 52 her bachelor's degree from Charter Oak College. She retired as a nurse from St. Francis Hospital in 2000. Besides her husband she is survived by her children Kathleen A. Brown of Springfield, MA, Kevin P.…

                                                                                                            • Foristall, Catherine H. (Fahey)

                                                                                                              • Foss, Kathrina (Laforce)

                                                                                                                FOSS, Kathrina (LaForce) Of Concord, age 68, died in her home, Thursday October 23, of lung cancer. She was the wife of Robert Foss. She and her husband celebrated their 50th Anniversary this past June. In addition to her husband, she leaves two daughters, Brenda Couture and her husband Larry, of Billerica, and Sandra White and her husband Peter, of Worcester, her five grandchildren, Peter, Michael, and Alisa White, and Jennifer and Sarah Couture, all who were the love of her life. Her loving aunts, and…

                                                                                                                • Foster Sr., Robert Lee

                                                                                                                  FOSTER, Robert Lee Sr. 82, of Hanover, died surrounded by his family at home on Thursday, October 23, 2008, after a long illness. The son of the late Donald and Vivian (Wedholm) Foster, he was born in Arlington on November 20, 1925. Mr. Foster served in the Navy during WWII and was later employed as a Purchasing Agent at L. Antonelli Iron Works in Quincy. He was a long time member and Past President of the Viking Club, enjoyed vacationing with family, playing cribbage and gardening. Husband of the late Lucy…

                                                                                                                  • Franklin, Murray

                                                                                                                    FRANKLIN, Murray Of Canton entered into rest on October 25, 2008, Beloved husband of Lillian (Schw-artz) Franklin. Devoted father of Robin Sebastian and her husband Robert G. of Framingham and Dean Franklin and his wife Mary Frances Holmes of Tampa, FL. Loving brother of the late Eleanor Derman. Dear grandfather of Darren, Amanda, Hudson and Parker and great-grandfather of Talya, Zach-ariah and Moriah. During WWII Murray served in the U.S. Army Signal Corp, specializing in cryptography. Upon discharge he…

                                                                                                                    • Fuller, Brian A.G.

                                                                                                                      FULLER, Brian A.G. A.K.A. 'Beaver Ben', 'Preston T', 'Ratface McDougall' and 'Old Goat' died October 12, four days short of his 91st birthday. Born the youngest of five siblings in Dover, MA his family moved to Milton where he attended and graduated from Milton Academy in 1936. Subsequently, Ben enrolled in Princeton University where he was a self described "mediocre student" but an avid hockey player and a raucous member of the Ivy Club. Following graduation he was…

                                                                                                                      • GEORGE J. BUSHEE

                                                                                                                        ROYALSTON — George J. Bushee, 61 of 239 Deland Road, Royalston, died Thursday, October 23, 2008 in the Veterans Hospital, West Roxbury, MA. He was born in Gardner, MA, on September 30, 1947, the son of the late George H. Sign In To Read Full Story

                                                                                                                        • Gaffney, Leona F. (Doherty)

                                                                                                                          and friends may visit at the funeral home Tuesday 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Interment Spring Grove Cemetery, Andover. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lee's name to the Alzzheimer's Assoc., 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472., Cota Funeral Home 978-664-4340

                                                                                                                          • Gartrell, Kenneth Douglass

                                                                                                                            GARTRELL, Kenneth Douglas Passed away the morning of Oct. 24, 2008. He had been visiting his family when he was admitted into the James Cancer Hospital on Ohio State's campus. It was his wish to be buried in a family plot in Westerville, OH. He received his bachelor's degree from Kent State University in Business and Economics in 1973 followed by a period as a CPA in the firm of Ernst & Ernst. Dr. Gartrell taught in business schools in Northeast OH. In the early 1990s, after 12 years of advanced…

                                                                                                                            • Gately, James F.

                                                                                                                              GATELY, James F. 64 years old, of Venice, FL, formerly of Waltham, and Medford MA died on Wednesday, October 22nd after a short illness. James is survived by his wife Barbara (Boudreau), 2 sons James, wife Rebecca, Kevin, wife Renee and a daughter Kristen (Gately) Belliveau, husband Michael. He has 6 grandchildren. James was a Veteran of the Navy. Retireee of Polaroid Corp. A Memorial service will be held at a later date in Venice, FL. Donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice & Palliative Care House,…

                                                                                                                              • Gavin, Francis W.

                                                                                                                                • Getchell, Lawrence D.

                                                                                                                                  & friends are invited. Visiting Hours Monday 4-8 p.m. Interment at Prospect Cemetery, Epping, N.H. Larry was a dedicated & loyal volunteer worker for many Charlestown youth activities. Donations in Larry's name may be made to The , 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. Late supervisor of General Activities at Logan Airport for Mass Port Authority. Parking area adjacent to funeral home. For Guest Book, obituary & directions visit

                                                                                                                                  • Giardina, Gaetano

                                                                                                                                    and friends invited. Visiting hours Monday 4-8. Entombment Holy Cross Mausoleum. Veteran US Army, WWII. Late retired manager MDC Cronin Rink and Revere Beach Bathhouse for 32 years. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory to N.E. Baptist Hospital, 125 Parker Hill Ave., Boston. Indoor parking and entrance available from 340 Bremen St.

                                                                                                                                    • Gobin, Leo

                                                                                                                                      Leo Gobin, 91, of Glen Rock, Pa., formerly of Parsonsburg, Md., died October 23, 2008 at his home. Born on November 9, 1916 in Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Oliver and Annette (Boivert) Gobin. Leo was a retired farmer and a man of many skills. He was dedicated to his family and his farm. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Phyllis (Chandler) Gobin; his daughters, Holly and her husband Jim, Deena and her husband Watson, Sharon and her husband Donnie, and Carol; his sons, David and his wife…

                                                                                                                                      • Goldberg, Norman M.

                                                                                                                                        GOLDBERG, Norman M. Of Brookline, MA, entered Into rest Oct. 24, 2008. Dear son of the late Abraham & Beatrice (Flashman) Goldberg. Loving brother of Sandra Goldberg. Services at Stanetsky Memorial Chapels, 1668 Beacon Street, BROOKLINE, MA Monday, Oct. 27, 2008 at 1 PM. Memorial observance will be at his late residence Monday only. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Harvard Law School, 1563 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138. Mr. Goldberg was a graduate of Harvard…

                                                                                                                                        • Gordon, Catherine H.

                                                                                                                                          ENOLA, PA —Catherine H. (Machado) Gordon, age 76 of Enola, PA went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 23, 2008. Born July 5, 1932 in Bayonne, NJ, she was the only child of the late Thomas and Helen Gallagher Mitchell. Catherine was a graduate of Holy Name High School, New Bedford, MA, Class of 1950. She was a retired secretary for the U.S. Army in Ft. Gillem, GA, and was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Enola. She was the widow of David Gordon, with whom she shared 19 years of…

                                                                                                                                          • Gozdowski, Ruth

                                                                                                                                            Ruth Gozdowski was born January 11, 1920 and died on October 20, 2008. She lived for over fifty years on Hunting Lane in Wilbraham, MA where she loved watching the seasons change on Bruuer Pond. She had grown up as Ruth Deutschendorf during the Depression in Pittsburg, PA. She liked to tell the story of meeting Matt Gozdowski at the corner of Linden and Electric Avenue in Pittsburgh for the first date of their union of 65 years. Her drive, discipline, and occasional stubbornness was a good match for his…

                                                                                                                                            • Grady, Olive J. (Cowes)

                                                                                                                                              Olive J. (Cowes) Grady, 89, died Monday October 20th. Born in Worcester, daughter of Frank K. and Ella L. (Smith) Cowes, she graduated from high school in Worcester, and worked at Denholm & McKay. She is sadly missed by her sister, June Caprice Cowes, and was predeceased by her brothers, Earl, Donald, and Kendall, and by her sisters, Frances, Una, and Vera Belle. Private graveside services will be held in Rural Cemetery. Caswell-King Funeral Home is directing arrangements.

                                                                                                                                              • Grunbaum, Henry W.

                                                                                                                                                GRUNBAUM, Henry W. 76, of Cambridge MA, died on Wednesday October 22nd at home with his children. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Barbara Ann (Gillespie), resident of Belmont Manor Nursing Home, his son Mark of Cambridge and son Carl and granddaughter Sabina Grunbaum of San Francisco. Donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimers Association of MA, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472 or http://, . More info at, For online guestbook

                                                                                                                                                • Harrigan, Francis G.

                                                                                                                                                  & friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-7. Navy Veteran WWII. Parking at Pemberston Farms. Please visit

                                                                                                                                                • Harvey, Donald William

                                                                                                                                                  Donald William Harvey, 88, of Holt Road, died Friday, October 24, 2008, in Saint Vincent Hospital. He was the husband of 67 years of Barbara Luey Harvey. Born on February 24, 1920 in Worcester, he was the son of the late Oscar and Marion Webb Harvey, was a graduate of Holden High School and lived in Holden all of his life. He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Holden and was a machinist at Norton Company for 35 years, retiring in 1982. He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II and…

                                                                                                                                                  • Hathaway, Mildred Vivian

                                                                                                                                                    HATHAWAY, Mildred Vivian 90 years old, of Revere/ Malden, died at MGH October 23, 2008. Wife of the late Walter N. Hathaway. Beloved mother of Gail Minasian, Cindy Peterson and her husband Rod, and the late Carol Mastis. Grandmother of Walter MacEachern, Lisa Hardy and her husband Rick , Richard Minasian and his wife Melissa, Kristin Boudle and her husband Greg , Holly Peterson-Anajjar and her husband Rachid , and Kayla Peterson. Great-grandmother of Kelcie, Derek, Robert, Tyler, and Max. Sister of George…

                                                                                                                                                    • Hedberg, Harold W.

                                                                                                                                                      Harold W. Hedberg, 87, of Duncannon Ave. died Mon., Oct. 20. He leaves three children, Kate Zannoni and her husband Steve of Shaker Heights, OH and their children, Dante and Cesare, Kevin Hedberg and his wife Marie of Norfolk and their children, Michelle and Kristina and Brian Hedberg and his wife Helen of Needham and their children, Andrew, Matthew and Mark; his second wife of 36 years, M. Virginia (Carroll) Hedberg. His first wife Charlotte (Avery) Hedberg died in 1971. He was born in Worcester, son of…

                                                                                                                                                      • Heilmann, Kathleen W.

                                                                                                                                                        HEILMANN, Kathleen W. Of Plymouth, age 89, died on Oct. 23, 2008 in Kingston. She was the devoted wife of the late Russell K. Heilmann, and loving mother of Nancy Powers and her husband Arthur of Plymouth, and the late John Roberts Heilmann. Kathleen is also survived by her grandson Christopher James Guite and his wife Nicole, as well as her sister in-law Mary Alice Wallace. She was born in Chicago, IL on January 19, 1919, daughter of the late John and Eileen (Manning) Wallace. Kathleen was an avid…

                                                                                                                                                        • Hieronymus, Ramelle (Myers)

                                                                                                                                                          HIERONYMUS, Ramelle (Myers) Of Lincoln, unexpectedly, Oct. 22. Sister of Marcia Myers & sister in law of Michael McCarthy both of Cincinnati, OH. A memorial gathering at 2:30 pm Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Dee Funeral Home, 27 Bedford St., CONCORD CENTER. A reception will follow at the Colonial Inn, Concord. In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory may be made to Rosie's Place, 889 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118. For obituary, directions or guestbook visit, Dee Funeral Home of Concord…

                                                                                                                                                          • Howard, William F.

                                                                                                                                                            HOWARD, William F. Of Hanover, Oct. 23. Beloved husband of Catherine R. (Boushell). Devoted father of William F., Jr. & his wife Ganne of CA and the late Paul R. Howard. Father-in-law of Anne Lehane. Loving grandfather of Kristina, William F. III, Patrick, Brendan & Kate Howard. 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. 2-5 PM. Interment private., Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home Milton (617)…

                                                                                                                                                            • Iannino, Francesco

                                                                                                                                                              and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday 4- 8. Services will conclude with burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For directions obituary and guestbook:, . Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781-396-9200 Medford-Wilmington-Woburn

                                                                                                                                                              • Jewer, Beverly J. (Danforth)

                                                                                                                                                                JEWER, Beverly J. (Danforth) In Woburn, Oct. 24th. Beloved wife of the late William A. Jewer. Devoted mother of William M. Jewer and his wife Christine of Burlington, Deborah A. Roketenetz and her husband Anthony of Litchfield, NH, Theresa M. Christie and her husband Paul, and Christopher M. Jewer and his fiancee Laura Tago, all of Woburn. Loving grandmother of Corrine Bebezas, Shawn Jewer, Jennifer LoCicero, and Jeffrey and Stacey Jewer, Nicole, Tony, Michael and Nicholas Roketenetz and Liam Jewer, and…

                                                                                                                                                                • John L. Camara

                                                                                                                                                                  John Leonard Camara, son of the late Francisco E. and Maria . (Andrade) Camara, died at the Life Care Center of Raynham on Saturday, Oct. 18.  A longtime Taunton resident, he was 86. Born in Taunton, he attended Taunton High School, and later served in the U.S. Navy, during both World War II and the Korean Conflict. A purification plant engineer with the Taunton Water Department for several years, he retired many years ago due to disability. He was a communicant of St. Anthony Church. He leaves a son, John…

                                                                                                                                                                  • Johnson, Stanley T.

                                                                                                                                                                    Hours are Sun., Oct 26, from 4 to 7 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 111 Worcester St., West Boylston, 01583 or to the charity of the donor's choice. To place an on-line condolence, please visit,

                                                                                                                                                                    • Jordan, George R. "Russ"

                                                                                                                                                                      George R. 'Russ' Jordan longtime Lunenburg resident, GE retiree; 92 LUNENBURG George R. "Russ" Jordan, 92, of Lunenburg, died October 24th, at the Keystone Center in Leominster, after an illness. He was the husband of Mildred C. (Murray) who died January 4, 2004 after 65 years of marriage. Mr. Jordan was born in Williamstown, Mass., April 8, 1916, the son of the late Dr. George S., DVM and Mary L. (Covil) Jordan. He has resided in Lunenburg for nearly 60 years. He attended Hillside…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Jordan, Samuel D.

                                                                                                                                                                        JORDAN, Samuel D. Of Washington, D.C., October 25, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Edell Jordan. Loving father of Paul A. Jordan (Phyllis) of Columbus, OH and Samuel D. Jordan (Denise) of Dorchester, MA. Grandfather of Stephanie, Adrienne, Paula, Anthony, Jamaal and Rashad. He also leaves 1 great-grandchild, Kennedy, 2 brothers, Roy Lee Jordan of Capital Hts, MD, Otto Jordan of Langley Park, MD and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services and interment will be held in Maryland. Floral…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Joyce, Eileen M.

                                                                                                                                                                          Eileen M. Joyce of Chelmsford Eileen M. (Galvin) Joyce, 76, of Chelmsford died on Wednesday, October 22, 2008. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday afternoon from 2 to 6 at the BLAKE FUNERAL HOME, 24 Worthen St., Chelmsford. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Monday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Mary's Church, Chelmsford. Interment in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Eileen's name to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Karageuzian, Emmanuel

                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Giragosian Funeral Home, 576 Mt. Auburn St. (Rt. 16), WATERTOWN, on Tuesday 7-9 p.m. Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown. Expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to the AMMA, 31 West Century Rd., Paramus, NJ 07652. For directions, guestbook and to light a candle in his memory, please visit, GIragosian Funeral Home 617-924-0606

                                                                                                                                                                            • Kawcab, Eve D.

                                                                                                                                                                              Eve D. Kawcab, 88, of Delmont Avenue in Worcester, passed away Saturday, October 25, 2008, in her home, surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by two brothers-in-law, John F. Sullivan and George J. Buffone both of Worcester; many nieces and nephews including, Caroline M. Sullivan and Jack Sullivan both of Worcester, and Peter Marszalek of Hopkinton. She was pre-deceased by a brother and four sisters, Mitchell M. Kowkabany, Margaret Marszalek, Ann Sullivan, Mary Barber, and Elizabeth…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Kenney, Frances T. (Mazza)

                                                                                                                                                                                & friends are invited to attend her funeral service at the Breslin Funeral Home, 610 Pleasant St., MALDEN, on Tuesday, October 28th at 12 PM, followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett. Visiting hours will be held prior to the service on Tuesday from 10 AM to 12 PM. For obituary, guest book & directions visit

                                                                                                                                                                                • Konvent, John P.

                                                                                                                                                                                  KONVENT, John P. Of Newton, Oct. 19, 2008. Age 91. Beloved husband for almost 70 years of Virginia E. (Volpe). Devoted Father of George Konvent, of Newton. There was not a day that John and Virginia were not happy to be together. He was also a wonderful father and helpful to everyone. WWII US Army veteran. Burial Private. Arrangement by A.J. Magni & Son F.H., NEWTON.

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kuczka, Sophie M. (Magerowski)

                                                                                                                                                                                    Sophie M. (Magerowski) Kuczka, 90, of Worcester, died Friday, October 24, 2008 in Knollwood Nursing Center, West Boylston. Her husband Walter F. Kuczka died in 1978. She leaves a son, Robert Kuczka and his wife, Anne Marie of Auburn; a daughter, Suzanne Cole and her husband, Peter of Newton; four grandchildren, Laurie Jones of Shrewsbury; Robert Kuczka, Jr., of Rutland; Jonathan Cole and Marena Cole, both of Newton; a great-grandchild, Kaylee Kuczka of Rutland; two brothers, Thaddeus Magerowski and Joseph…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Laffy, Marianne E. (Thurnall)

                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours today from 3 to 7 PM. Donations may be made to the North Shore ARC, 110 Collins Street, Danvers, MA 01923 or St. Anne's Church, 290 Jefferson Ave, Salem, MA 01970. Directions and guestbook at

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Lambton, Marjorie Silliker

                                                                                                                                                                                        hours will be held on Monday, Oct. 27 at the funeral home from 4pm-8pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation made to the Marjorie J. Lambton Nursing Scholarship at T.D. Banknorth, 700 ain St., Dennis, MA 02638

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Lhommel, Yvonne

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Long, Irvin

                                                                                                                                                                                            Irvin Long, 98, died Friday, Oct. 24th in Beaumont Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Westborough after a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be held on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29TH at 11 AM in Perlman Funeral Home, 1026 Main St. Worcester. Complete obituary will be in tomorrows edition.

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Longo, Dorothy C. (Rivers)

                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends may call at the McDonald Funeral Home 19 Yale Avenue, WAKEFIELD Monday from 4-8 PM. For obit, directions and guestbook: www. mcdonaldfs. com.

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Loosigian, Eva (Nakashian)

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lopiano, Fred J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral will be private. Memorial donations may be made to Marine and Navy Relief Society, NMCRS, 875 North Randolph St., Suite 225, Arlington, VA 22203 or the VNS of Newport and Bristol County, 1184 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871. Condolences and information available at, Funeral arrangements are by Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, Newport, RI.

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lord, Kenneth W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends are invited to attend the Funeral on Tuesday at 9 AM from the Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street, (Rte. 20), WALTHAM, followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham at 10 AM. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery, Lexington. Visiting hours will be held on Monday from 4-7 PM. Memorial donations may be made to Perkins School for the Blind, 175 North Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472. For complete obituary, guestbook, and directions please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Luth, Willima Donald

                                                                                                                                                                                                    LUTH, William Donald 70, of Fort Myers FL, formerly of Leominster, on Oct. 24. Son of William T.L. and Gertrude (O'Lou-ghlin) Luth of Newport, RI. Beloved husband of Leslie (Jollymore) Luth of Fort Myers, FL. Loving father of William Luth Jr. of Woodstock, VT, Michael Luth and wife Jennifer of Lunenburg, Gary Marshall and wife Elizabeth of Plainfield, CT, Steven Marshall and wife Ann of Phillipston, David Luth and wife Sarah of Clinton, Victoria (Marshall) Chartier and husband Edmond of Phillipston.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mailhot, Ernest W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Marini, William E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers donations in William's memory may be made to the Old South Union Church Scholarship Fund 25 Columbian St., Weymouth, MA 02190.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • McCann, Margaret M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Margaret M. McCann of Framingham Margaret M. McCann, 94, of Framingham, died Saturday, October 25, 2008, in the Carlyle House, after an illness. The Lavery Chartrand & Alario Funeral Home, 99 Summer St., Fitchburg is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete. A complete Obituary will follow.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • McCarthy, Margaret I. (Mortimer)

                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends invited. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Buddy Coholan Adult Memory Loss Center, 121 Washington St., Medford, MA, 02155. Late member of the Telephone Pioneers and the Winthrop Senior Center. Visiting hours Mon. only 4-8pm. For guestbook and directions, go to

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • McDermott, William T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends respectfully invited to attend. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery. Late Vietnam Army Vet. Retired clerk with the US Postal Service. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Bill's memory to: The American Diabetes Assoc., 1701 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311. For directions and messagesofcondolence.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • McGann, Edward L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                McGANN,Edward L. 74 years old, died Thursday morning, October 23rd, at Caritas Holy Family Hospital, in Methuen. He was the husband of Alice G. (Lynch) McGann, with whom he celebrated 50 years of marriage Saturday, October 18th. Father of: Brian E. McGan of Andover; Judeth K. McGann and her partner, Jen Selwyn, of Portland, OR; and Patricia E. Schrand and her husband George, of Grand Rapids, MI; grandfather of: Christopher McGann, and Monica and George Schrand. Friends may call from 2 to 6 PM on Sunday,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • McHatton, Helen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  McHATTON, Helen (Sheehan) Of East Boston on Oct. 19, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Charles W. McHatton. Loving mother of Bette Cunningham and her husband Robert of Salem and the late Charles McHatton. Cherished grandmother of Tim Cunningham and his wife Tonya of Charlestown, Liz Cunningham of Salem and Katie Cunningham of Swampscott. A private graveside service was held on Friday in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. The Rapino Memorial Home 617-567-1380

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • McKeon, Elizabeth M. (Treat)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Elizabeth M. (Treat) McKeon, 79 of West Brookfield died Friday, October 24, 2008 in Quabog on the Common. Her husband of 40 years, Thomas L. McKeon died in 1992. She leaves two sisters, Barbara Bootin of Mesa, AZ., and Patricia Mayer of Glen Falls, NY.; a brother Paul McClusky of Somerst, KY.; three daughters, Kathleen McKeon & Patricia A. Smith, both of West Brookfield, Karen Gustafson & her husband Edward of East Brookfield; five sons, Paul R. & his wife Kathy of Santa Rose, CA., Michael T.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • McLarty, Minnie Julian

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      McLARTY, Minnie Julian Of Roxbury, 10/21/08. Cherished wife of Laurie O. McLarty. Survived by her son Laurence W.; grandchildren Tamara, Jazmyn, and Lawrence; great-grandchild Laneya, and a host of other relatives and friends. Services will be held on Monday, Oct. 27, 2008 at J.B. Johnson Funeral Home, 196 Warren St., ROXBURY. Viewing at 6 p.m. Service will follow at 7 p.m. Interment Tuesday, Oct. 28 9 a.m. Mt. Hope Cemetery. J.B. Johnson Funeral Home 617-445-8150

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • McLaughlin, Daniel J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        McLAUGHLIN, Daniel J. Of Hyde Park, October 22, 2008. Beloved husband of Elizabeth A. (Burns). Loving father of Daniel J. Jr. and his wife Patricia, Paul G. and his wife Martha, Thomas and his wife Kerry and the late Elizabeth A. Grandfather of John, Matthew, Elizabeth, Mary, Colleen, Lillian, Paul and Daniel and the late Shannon. Funeral from The McNamara Funeral Home, 460 Washington St. (At Lake St.), BRIGHTON, Monday at 9:00 AM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint Ignatius Church, 28 Commonwealth…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • McMorrow, Leo F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends invited. Visiting hours Monday, 4-8 PM. Interment St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Weymouth. Donations may be made in Leo's memory to South Shore Visiting Nurses Assoc., 100 Bay State Drive, Braintree, MA 02185.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • McNamee, Ruth H. (Horrocks)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends kindly invited. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Ruth's memory to the Alzeimer's Assoc, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02742. George F. Doherty & Sons Wellesley 781-235-4100

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Meyers, Barbara L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MEYERS, Barbara L. Of Ashland, formerly of Astoria, NY, died October 24, 2008 at Newton Wellesley Hospital in Newton. She was 55. Daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret (Agosta) Meyers. Sister of Richard Meyers of SC. Also survived by many aunts, uncles & cousins. She was a Manager of Copyediting & Proofreading for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing for 10 years. Barbara previously worked at Brown Publishing Network in Boston. Visiting hours are Saturday 2-4pm & 6-8pm, and Sunday 4-7pm in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Miranda, Gregoria

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BROCKTON Gregoria Mir-anda, 91, of Brockton, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2008, at her home. She was the mother of Maria Lopes and Odette Miranda. Funeral service in the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St., Brockton, Tuesday at 11 a.m. Interment in Melrose Cemetery. Calling hours Monday evening, 7-9 p.m. For obituary and directions, visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Moreira, Helen M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  NEW BEDFORD —Helen Marie Moreira, 37, of New Bedford died Wednesday, October 22, 2008 at St. Luke's Hospital, New Bedford after a long courageous battle with Machado Joseph Disease. Born in New Bedford the daughter of George J. Moreira of Fairhaven and the late Sandra A. (DeCruz) Moreira, she lived in Acushnet before moving to New Bedford 12 years ago. Helen was a 1989 graduate of Fairhaven High School. She worked as a cashier years ago at Stop & Shop. She enjoyed riding motorcycles with her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Morse Jr., Harry R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WHITMAN Harry Raymond Ray Morse Jr., 71, died Friday, Oct. 24, after a period of failing health. He was the husband of Maureen A. (Regan) Morse. Born in Gardner and raised in Westminster, he was a son of the late Harry R. and Barbara (Howard) Morse and a graduate of Gardner High School, where he was a talented member of the Art Club. He worked as a grounds keeper for the Thorny Lee Golf Club in Brockton for 28 years, as well as part time for the Rockland Golf Course for five years. Ray was a descendant of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Morse Jr., Harry Raymond

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MORSE, Harry Raymond "Ray" Jr. 71, died Friday, October 24th, after a period of failing health. He was the husband of Maureen A. (Regan) Morse. Born in Gardner and raised in Westminster he was the son of the late Harry R. and Barbara (Howard) Morse and a graduate of Gardner High School, where he was a talented member of the Art Club. He worked as a grounds keeper for the Thorny Lee Golf Club in Brockton for 28 years, as well as part time for the Rockland Golf Course for five years. Ray was a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Murphy, Catherine L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends respectfully invited to attend. Visitation in the Stanton Funeral Home, 786 Mt. Auburn St. (Rt. 16), WATERTOWN, Tuesday 8 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Interment Cambridge Cemetery. Retired employee, Federal Reserve, Bank of Boston. Stanton Funeral Service, Inc.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Murphy, Jeanne M. (Nostrom)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MURPHY, Jeanne M. (Nostrom) Of Winchester, formerly of Reading, October 23, 2008, at age 87. Wife of the late Walter J. Mother of the late Sandra LaVallee. Sister of William Nostrom of Bedford. Visiting hour Monday 10:30 am -11:30 am, followed by a Funeral Service in the Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden St. READING, at 11:30 a.m. Interment Forest Glen Cemetery, Reading. For directions or to send a memorial condolence, www.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Musserian, Leo C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MUSSERIAN, Leo C. Of Hingham, October 23, 2008. Husband of the late Arline (Griffin) Musserian. Also survived by his dogs Rosie & Lucky and many loving friends & neighbors. Friends are respectfully invited to attend the Life Celebration Service in the Pyne Keohane Funeral Home, 21 Emerald St. (off Central St.), HINGHAM, Tuesday at 9:15 AM. Funeral Mass in Saint Paul's Church, Hingham at 10 AM. Visiting hours Monday 4-8 PM. Donations in memory of Leo may be made to All Paws Rescue, PO Box 569,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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."

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Nickerson, Ann Burbank

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                NICKERSON, Ann Burbank Of West Newton, formerly of Duxbury, died October 22, 2008. She was the daughter of the late Robert Nickerson and the late Elizabeth Underwood Nickerson of Sandwich. She is survived by her sister, Cassandra N. Blattner of Wellesley, by her nieces, Sara E. Page of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, and Christina G. Page of Mountain View, California, by her step-niece, Katherine B. Szymczak of Oak Lawn, Illinois, by her step-nephew, David J. Blattner III of Shrewsbury, and by five grand-nephews.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Nisbet, Florence Leduc

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be Monday from 4-8 PM. Burial will be in South Dartmouth Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate in her name to the Keith W. LeDuc Sailing Scholarship Fund, c/o SouthCoast Healthcare System FCU, 101 Page St., New Bedford, MA 02740. For online tributes and directions:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • O'Neill, Mary L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mary L. O'Neill of Billerica, active at St. Theresa Church; 78 BILLERICA Mary Louise O'Neill, died peacefully Saturday afternoon in her sleep, after a period of declining health. She was born in Cambridge, December 6, 1929, and was a lifelong resident of Billerica, MA where she raised her family. She was an active member of St. Theresa's Church, and the Billerica Alumni Association. Mary was an accomplished painter, seamstress, and gardener. She will be sadly missed by friends and family. She is…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • O'Neill, Mary Louise

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers family members are requesting contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472 Interment in Fox Hill Cemetery, Billerica.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • O'Sullivan, Nadine (Greenwood)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours at the Funeral Home, Monday, Oct. 27, 4-8 PM. Interment Highland Cemetery, Norwood. Donations in memory of Nadine may be made to the Scleroderma Society, 300 Rosewood Dr., Suite 105, Danvers, MA., 01923. For remembrances please visit: Gillooly Funeral Home Norwood, 781-762-0174

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Ochs, William W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        OCHS, William W. Of Dorchester, formerly of Milton, Oct. 22. Beloved brother of John A. Ochs and his wife Betty of Naples, FL and Francis J. Ochs of Dorchester. Funeral Monday from the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 5 Canton Ave., MILTON at 9 AM. Funeral Mass in St. Margaret's Church of Blessed Mother Teresa Parish, Columbia Road, Dorchester, at 10 o'clock. Visiting hours Sunday 2-4 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home. Interment Mt. Benedict Cemetery, W. Roxbury. Donations may…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pellegrino, Anthony T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Perduta, Katharina (Kopp)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Katharina (Kopp) Perduta, 88, of Worcester died Thursday, October 23, 2008 in Life Care Center of Auburn. She leaves her husband of sixty-two years, Walter Perduta; two sons, Norbert J. Perduta and his wife, Janie of Loomis, CA. and Peter A. Perduta and his wife, Kathy of Shrewsbury; two daughters, Inge M. McGurl and her husband, William of Paxton, and Sonya P. Perduta-Fulginiti of Phoenix, AZ; ten grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; a sister Anni Stein of Hessheim, Germany and many nieces and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pereira, Eileen L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Eileen L. Pereira lifelong resident of Lowell; 71 LOWELL Eileen L. (Hogan) Pereira, 71, a lifelong resident of Lowell, passed away Thursday morning, October 23, 2008, at Lowell General Hospital, following a long illness. She was the wife of Anthony J. Pereira and they had celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary earlier this year. Born in Lowell, January 14, 1937, she was the daughter of the late William P. and the late Rita (Ducharme) Hogan. Eileen loved to sew, and spend time with her family and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pezzella, Julia F. (Burns)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PEZZELLA, Julia F. (Burns) Of Jamaica Plain, October 24, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Henry A. Pezzella. Complete notice on Monday. For obituary and information, please visit:, . Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home 617-323-5600

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Phipps, Leah Janet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PHIPPS, Leah Janet 80, of Hampstead North Carolina died in peace on October 21, 2008 at UNC Hospital-Chapel Hill Burn Center. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Jude Catholic Church in Hampstead, North Carolina, at 11:00 a.m. on October 27, 2008, where Leah Janet had been a faithful parish member for over ten years. Born and raised in Quincy, Massachusetts on March 15, 1928, she was the daughter of Joseph and Josette (Savoie) Burke. She is survived by her best friend and husband of 57 years, Daniel Phipps…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pins, Claire (Mayer)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Claire (Mayer) Pins former Fitchburg beauty salon owner; 81 SAN DIEGO, CA Claire (Mayer) Pins, of San Diego, CA, formerly of Fitchburg, MA, died on Oct. 23, 2008, at the Pomorado Community Hospital, after an illness. She was a 1945 graduate of Fitchburg High School, and the Worcester Trade School in Cosmetology, and was owner and operator of the Hollywood Beauty Salon in Fitchburg for many years. She was born on August 24, 1927, daughter of Fortunat and Georgiana (Pouliot) Mayer. She is survived by her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Prescott, Vieno M. (Takala)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Vieno M. (Takala) Prescott, 92, of Pommogussett Road, died Thursday, October 23, 2008 in Holden Nursing Home. Her husband of 10 years, Lloyd C. Prescott, died in 2006. She leaves her daughter, Ruth L. Lambert and her husband Paul of Rutland; her son, Allan R. Tuukanen and his wife Olive of Auburn, GA; a step-daughter, Susan P. Brown of Rutland; a step-son, Dr. Gordon F. Prescott of Princeton, WV; a sister, Lillian E. Mikevicz of Auburn; 3 grandchildren, Andrea Tuukanen, Amy Camilli and her husband Kenneth…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Quinlan, Karen Lynn Brady

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Karen Lynn Brady Quinlan, 53, of Elmwood Ave. in the Jefferson section of Holden, died peacefully on Thursday, October 23, 2008 in Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, after a long battle with cancer. She leaves her husband Paul M. Quinlan; her parents, H. Wendell and Margret (Gulker) Brady, Jr. of Morristown, NJ; a brother, Mark Brady and his wife Janet of Bridgewater, NJ; her in-laws, John H. and Pauline Quinlan, Jr. of Northborough; 4 uncles, 2 aunts and 15 cousins and their spouses and children. Karen was…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Rachel L. Silva

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Rachel L. (Fairbanks) Silva, wife of the late John D. Silva and the late John P. Coelho, died on Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Life Care Center of Raynham. She was 91. Born in Norton, she was the daughter of the late George and Evelyn (Bayham) Fairbanks. A Taunton resident for most of her life, she attended Taunton schools and later worked as a supervisor for the Eureka Manufacturing Company, before retiring many years ago. After moving to East Wareham some time ago, she was instrumental in founding the Buzzards…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Reed, Florence L. (Zetterlund)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            REED, Florence L. (Zetterlund) Of Belmont Oct. 22, 2008. Beloved wife of Thomas C. Reed. Loving mother of William Reed of Norwood, Cynthia Reed of Lexington, Melissa Garvey of Plantation, FL and Thomas Scott Reed of West Columbia, TX. Also survived by several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Mrs Reed is a graduate of the Chandler School for Women in Boston and she was a stewardess for American Airlines. Visiting hours will be held in the Brown & Hickey Funeral Home, 36 Trapelo Road, BELMONT on Monday,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Reneau, Helen E. (Swenson)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Helen E. (Swenson) Reneau, 92, passed away Thursday, October 23. Her husband, Joseph Reneau and her first husband, William Norbeck both predeceased her. She leaves her son, Steven and his wife, Nancy Norbeck of Charlton City; her granddaughter, Tammie and her husband, Wayne Darling; her great grandchildren, Kayla and Adam Darling; her brother, Rudolph Swenson of Sutton, nieces and nephews. She was born in Worcester the daughter of John and Anna (Person) Swenson. Mrs. Reneau worked as a waitress at the Town…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Rita G. Harpin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                In Taunton, Oct. 19, 2008, Rita G. Harpin died after a brief illness at the age of 91. Rita was the wife of the late Arthur Harpin. She was born in Boston to her late parents, Peter & Julia (McCarthy) Greene. Rita has lived in Taunton since 1963 and lived in Hopedale before that. Rita and her husband Arthur operated a restaurant prior to 1963 in Clinton, Ma. She attended Milford schools and graduated from Milford High School in 1935. Rita was a eucharistic minister at St. Mary’s Church, volunteered at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Rogers, Louise (Costello)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours at the funeral home, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 4-8 PM.. Interment Highland Cemetery, Norwood. Donations in memory of Louise may be made to the Boston Aid for the Blind, 1980 Centre St., West Roxbury, MA 02132. For remembrances & condolences visit Gillooly Funeral Home Norwood, 781-762-0174

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rossi, Amalia (Antonelli)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ROSSI, Amalia (Antonelli) Of Virginia and formerly of East Boston on Oct. 21, 2008. Beloved wife of the late John G. Rossi. Loving mother of Janice Rossi Carr and her husband David of Woodbridge, Virginia. Cherished grandmother of David J. Carr and his wife Cher of Montclair, Virginia and Melissa Lazcano and her husband Henry of Manassas, Virginia; great-grandmother of Zachary and Colton Carr. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from The Rapino Memorial Home, 9 Chelsea St., EAST BOSTON, on…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Ryan, Lillian E. (Farrell)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends may call at the Funeral Home Sunday, 1-4 PM. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield. For obit, directions & guestbook:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sabino, Olivia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        DARTMOUTH —Olivia (Tavares) Sabino died Saturday, October 25, 2008, at Taber St. Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Frank M. Sabino. Survivors include a daughter Gloria Aspden and her husband Donald of S. Dartmouth, and a son George Sabino and his wife Deborah of Naperville IL., 4 grandchildren Monica Maranhas, Matthew Sabino, Mark Sabino, John Sabino, and 2 great grandchildren Benjamin and Parker Maranhas, 1 sister Gloria Tavares of New Bedford and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sansoucy, Conrad F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          AUSTIN, TX —Conrad F. "Sam" Sansoucy (AF MSGT (E7) Ret), born October 9, 1937, in New Bedford, MA, to Edward Sansoucy, Jr. and Euzeline (Boudreau) Sansoucy. He went to sing with the angels on October 19, 2008, in Austin, TX at 71 years of age. Sam was Deacon of the Metropolitan Community Church of Austin, and served in various capacities. He was a graduate of St. Joseph Parochial School, attended St. Anthony High School in New Bedford, MA, obtained his GED and college credits in the military.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Scherer, Joseph J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SCHERER, Joseph J. Of Milton, Oct. 22. Beloved husband of the late Jeannette A. (Dyott). Devoted father of Cynthia J. Blay of Methuen, Joseph A. of NH, Stephen G. of RI, Kevin A. of Dorchester, Gerald P. of Hopedale, Phillip Scott of Canton and Jason J. Scherer of Milton. Dear family friend of Paulene Wong of Milton. Brother of Kathleen Dodds of Milton, William of Medway, Elizabeth A. of Norton and John Scherer of Franklin. Also survived by 13 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Schulman, Linda (Patnoi)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SCHULMAN, Linda (Patnoi) Of Wellesley, on October 25, 2008. Beloved wife of Dr. Charles L. Schulman. Devoted mother of Paul Schulman and his wife Alison of Chicago,IL, Stephen Schulman and his wife Jesse of Greensboro, NC and James Schulman and his wife Bari of Chicago, IL. Cherished grandmother of Leo and Auden Schulman. Loving sister of Rita Schulman and her husband Joseph of Montreal, and Richard Pargot and his wife Arlene of New Jersey. Services at Temple Beth Elohim, 10 Bethel Rd. (Off Cedar St.),…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Seale, Rosemarie (Whitty)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SEALE, Rosemarie (Whitty) 76, of Charlton, daughter of the late William and Catherine Whitty of Dedham, MA died Saturday, October 18, 2008 at home. Rosemarie is survived by six children, Marilyn Real, Lee Connor, Eugene Seale, Barry Seale, David Seale, and Christine Breault. She worked at Friendly Ice Cream (she became the first woman to ever manage a shop), Data General (where she is memorialized in Pulitzer Prize winning "The Soul of a New Machine", Bytex, Epoch, and Wellesley College. The…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sennett, Ethel F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ethel F. Sennett of Leominster; 96 LEOMINSTER Ethel F. Sennett, 96, of Leominster, died October 24, 2008. She was born in Waltham, MA, June 29, 1912, daughter of Frederick and Ragna (Jenson) Clausen. Ethel had worked at U. S. Rubber and Amarin Plastics before her retirement. She was a member of Kingdom Hall, Jehovah's Witness. She is survived by three daughters, Carolyn Foley of San Diego, CA, Ellen Reynolds of Leominster, and Joyce Sennett of Derry, NH; one brother, Robert Clausen of Woonsocket, RI;…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Senneville, Joseph E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours Mon. 4-8 pm. Donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc., 311 Arsenal St. Watertown, MA 02472. Interment Westview Cemetery, Lexington. Douglass Funeral Home Lexington 781-862-1800

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Shoer, Ruth P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SHOER, Ruth P. Age 86, of Arlington, formerly of Cambridge, on Friday, October 24, 2008. Beloved daughter of the late Leo (Eli) & Sadie (Feinberg) Shoer. Loving sister of Rona Cerra & her husband Gene of Fort Myers, FL and Doris Shoer of Arlington. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Graveside Services at the Temple Ashkenaz of Cambridge Cemetery, Fuller St., Everett, on Sunday, October 26 at 1 PM. Memorial Observance Sunday through Wednesday at her late residence. In lieu of flowers,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Siever, Doris (Fisher)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SIEVER, Doris (Fisher) Age 89, of Cambridge, on Tuesday, October 14, 2008, after an acute cardiac event. Beloved wife of Raymond Siever. Dear sister of Rose Rosenthal. Loving mother of Larry and Michael Siever. For many years, Director of the Cambridge Nursery School and before that, Director of the nursery school at Beth El Temple in Belmont. Known as a devoted and wise administrator and preschool teacher to many children and families in Cambridge and Belmont. Remembered by many as a devoted friend,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Silva, Maria F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NEW BEDFORD —Maria F. (Andrade) Silva, 64 of New Bedford, died Friday, October 24, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital after a long illness. She was the wife of Jaime Andrade Pereira of New Bedford, daughter of the late Jose da Ponte and Senhorina (Andrade) Silva. Born in Achadinha, Sao Miguel, Azores, lived in New Bedford since 1994, Mrs. Silva was formerly employed at Cliftex Corp. as a Stitcher, and a communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church. Survivors include her husband, three sons,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sinclair, Steven V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends invited. Interment private. Late member of the Savin Hill Yacht Club and St. Williams Championship Band, also an active participant of the NECMA. The family requests donations in Steven's memory may be made to Challenge Unlimited Inc., c/o Iron Stone Farm, 450 Lowell St., Andover, MA 01810. For directions and guestbook,, . Funeral Home handicapped accessible with ample parking.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Slavin, Rose Lillian

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SLAVIN, Rose Lillian Died peacefully, surrounded by her close family on October 12, 2008 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Born Rose Fried on August 13, 1913, in Brooklyn, New York, she married Theodore R. Slavin in 1936. Rose worked in the administration of Lincoln High School in Yonkers, New York, and, after 1979, as a realtor in Falmouth, Massachusetts until 2000. Survived by her husband, Ted, after 72 years of loving marriage, and her sons Malcolm Owen Slavin of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dennis Slavin of New…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Smith, Sister Georgiana

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends may call at St. Joseph Church Monday prior to the Mass from 3-6 PM. Interment Tuesday, Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden at 10:30 AM. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Congregation Mission Office, 30 Jeffreys Neck Rd. Ipswich MA 01938. For obit & guestbook, McDonald Funeral Home Wakefield 781.245.3550

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Socha, Blanche B. (Balon)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends are most kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Frank A. Welsh and Sons Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, CHELSEA, on Tuesday, October 28th at 8:00 A.M. Followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Stanislaus Church, 163 Chestnut St., Chelsea at 9:00 A.M. Services will conclude with interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Visiting hours will be held at the Welsh Funeral Home on Monday from 3 - 7 P.M. Funeral Home fully handicap accessible, parking opposite Funeral Home. Frank A. Welsh & Sons…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Souza, Rose F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  NEW BEDFORD —Rose F. (DeSouza) Souza, 88, of Dartmouth, died Thursday, October 23, 2008, at her daughter's home surrounded by family. She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Souza. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Manuel F. and Maria (Moniz) DeSouza, she lived in New Bedford for many years before moving to Dartmouth 36 years ago. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church. Mrs. Souza was formerly employed as an English teacher at New Bedford High School until her retirement. She was a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Stapleton, Marie Ida (Dion)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Steindl, Elizabeth C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      STEINDL, Elizabeth C. Beloved widow of Joseph A. and sister to Mildred Caliri, and Catherine Clegg and many nieces and nephews. Died Monday October 20, 2008 at the Prescott House of North Andover. She was born in Lawrence, daughter of Edward and Catherine (O'Hara) Taylor. A Funeral Mass to which relatives and friends are invited will take place on October 30th at 9 o'clock in Saint Monica's Church of Methuen. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. For directions to the funeral home and to send…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Stephen, Barbara (Hill)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        STEPHEN, Barbara (Hill) Of Montpelier, VT died Oct. 20 at Woodridge Nursing Home in Berlin after a brief illness. She was 99 years old. She was born at home in Wakefield, MA, April 29, 1909, to Arthur Sanders Hill and Elizabeth Doleman Hill. She attended Wakefield High School, graduating in 1926. She married Charles Stedman Stephen of Melrose, MA in 1929. Barbara lived most of her life in Wakefield and Lynnfield, MA, moving to Montpelier to be near her family in 2000. The focal point of Barbara's life…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sundberg, Jon E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Teser, Matthew R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            BOSTON —Matthew Ronald Teser, 30, passed away peacefully, on October 23, 2008 surrounded by his loving mother, father and sister, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Born in New Bedford, the son of Ronald Teser and Christine (Romanowicz) Teser, both of South Dartmouth, he lived in Rochester until 1997, before moving to South Dartmouth, where he resided until his death. He had been employed as a sheet metal worker at Norris H. Tripp Co., Inc. Matthew was a very active, unique and outgoing individual…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tessier, Marcia G. (Thornton)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Vasconcelos, Maria Fatima (Costa)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                VASCONCELOS, Maria Fatima (Costa) Of Somerville, Oct. 24th. Devoted wife of the late Guilherme A. Vasconcelos. Loving mother of William, Arthur, Paul and Peter Vasconcelos. Cherished sister of Jose Manuel Costa. Beloved niece of Maria Antonietta Marques. Also survived by 9 grandchildren, many other loving relatives and friends. Funeral from the Rogers Funeral Home, 380 Cambridge St., CAMBRIDGE, Wednesday at 8 am. Funeral Mass at St. Anthony's Church in Cambridge, at 9 am. Visiting hours Tuesday 4 to 8…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Waite, Emelda R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  WESTPORT —Emelda R. (Beaulieu) Waite, 95, of Westport passed away Saturday, October 25, 2008 at home after a brief illness. She was the wife of 68 years to Ernest B. Waite. Born in Fall River, daughter of the late Emile and Rose D. (Gagnon) Beaulieu, she had lived in Westport for most of her life. Mrs. Waite was a member of Allen's Neck Friends Meeting, Allen's Neck Community Club, Westport Grange 181 for over 80 years and Westport Art Group. She enjoyed gardening and cooking, but most of all…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Winning Sr., James R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Conte Funeral Home, 17 Third St., North Andover. Burial will follow in Ridgewood Cemetery also in North Andover. Family and friends may call on Tuesday from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. For directions or to offer online condolences please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Alice H. (Stromberg) Dillon, bookkeeper

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • David Sherman

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Edward A. Gustus, Vietnam veteran

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Frederick G. Webb

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Nicholas J. Leras, a gentle soul

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Paul E. Utgoff, scientist, musician

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