Monday, October 27, 2008

Massachusetts Obituaries 10/27/08

  • Adamonis, Frances (O'Connor)

    Frances (O'Connor) Adamonis passed away on October 25, 2008 after an illness. Her husband, Joseph Adamonis passed away in 1983. Frances leaves her brother, James O'Connor and his wife Helen of Worcester and her sister, Gertrude Kneeland of Newton. Her brother, John O'Connor and sister, Elizabeth O'Connor predeceased her. Fran also leaves her nephews, John Kneeland and James O'Connor and nieces, Kathy Kneeland and Susan O'Connor Martins. Fran was born in Grafton on October 12, 1919,…

    • Adams, Gordon H.

      hours will be on Wed. Oct. 29, 2008 from 10 – 11 AM in the funeral home prior to the funeral service. Interment will be private in Pine Grove Cemetery, Whitinsville.

      • Aldrich, Douglas M.

        may call at the FAY McCABE FUNERAL HOME, 105 MOORE STREET, on TUESDAY from 4 until 8 P.M. Funeral WEDNESDAY morning at 8:45 A.M. from the Funeral Home, followed by his Funeral Mass at 10 A.M. in St. Michael's Church, 12 Sixth Street, Lowell. Burial will be private. As an expression of sympathy, in lieu of flowers, donations in Doug's memory should be made to the Nashua Soup Kitchen, 42 Chestnut Street, P.O. Box 3116, Nashua, NH 03061. ARRANGEMENTS BY FAY McCABE FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 978-459-9222.

        • Amado-Teixeira, Lorraine

          BROCKTON Lorraine A. Ma (Almeida) Amado-Teixeira, 68 years, of Brockton, died unexpectedly, Oct. 25, 2008, at her home. She was the wife of the late Raymond L. Amado; mother of Jennifer A. (Teixeira) Rodriquez and Sonya L. Teixeira, both of Brockton and Anthony D. Teixeira and his wife Beverly of New Hampshire; sister of Vicincia S. Vinnie Andrade and her husband George of Middleboro, Julia A. July Santos and her husband Carl Sr. of Carver and Lydia J. Cross and her husband Arthur III of St. Augustine,…

          • Anderson, Vincent R.

            WEYMOUTH Vincent R. Anderson, age 84, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, October 24, 2008. Vincent was born in Lawrence, grew up in Quincy and has lived in Weymouth for more than 60 years. Mr. Anderson founded the Vincent Anderson and Sons Plumbing and Heating Company in Weymouth in 1957 which is now carried on by his son David. Mr. Anderson was a WW II Army veteran and served in the European theatre. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in North Weymouth, a member of the…

            • Anderson Sr., Thomas C.

              and friends respectfully invited to attend. Interment Melrose Cemetery. For directions or to sign an online condolence, visit

              • Antos, Stanley E.

                HAVERHILL Stanley E. Antos, 90, of Haverhill, MA, passed away on October 23, 2008. He was born in Peabody, MA and became an accomplished baseball catcher, playing semi-professional baseball for troops in Panama during World War II. He went on to a long career in the leather industry, working as a sales chemist for Mobil Oil and Henkel Corporation. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rita, in 2001. His family includes his daughters Patricia Long of Hingham , and Arlene, and her husband, Stephen Cormier of…

                • Ball, Jean M.

                  QUINCY Jean Marie Nana Love (Pope) Ball of Quincy, October 22, 2008, at the age of 78 years. Mrs. Ball passed away suddenly at the Quincy Medical Center. Born in the Hyde Park section of Boston. She was a graduate of North Quincy High School. A Life long resident of Quincy. She was a very active member of Union Congregational Church and a member of the Quincy Y.M.C.A. Jean served as a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. Jean worked for the Quincy Public School System as a cafeteria worker…

                  • Barclay, Morton J.

                    • Beatty, Mary E. (Thayer)

                      Mary E. (Thayer) Beatty, 87, of Worcester, died Saturday, October 25th, in her home, with her daughter Nancy by her side. Her husband, Thomas F. Beatty, died in 2002. She leaves two daughters, Nancy S. Taylor of Worcester and Carol A. Evans of Brighton, CO; a brother, Leo Thayer of Bangor, ME; three grandchildren, Melissa Kerr, and Ricky and Randy Evans; six great grandchildren; and nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her grandson, Robert Kerr. She was born in Pepperell, the daughter of Leo and Mary…

                      • Beauregard, Emile J.

                        FAIRHAVEN —Emile J. Beauregard, 89, of New Bedford, husband of Sophie (Smusz) Pelletier-Beauregard and the late Margaret (Thackeray) Beauregard died at Our Lady's Haven on Oct. 25, 2008. He was the son of the late William Beauregard and Alexina (Gagnon) Beauregard. He worked at Employment Security as a principal interviewer. He served in the Air Force, Yankee Division, Pacific Theater, as an engineer-gunner on B25-S. His awards included the Purple Heart, Air Medal with Clusters, World War II American…

                        • Biros, Stephania D. (Kralik)

                          Stephania D. (Kralik) Biros, age 83, of 7 Batten Street, died Saturday, October 25, 2008 at Lawrence General Hospital, Lawrence, Mass. She leaves her husband of 61 years, Michael M. Biros; a son, Mark M. Biros of Chester, NH; a daughter, Barbara Jean Ellis of Temple, NH; four grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. She was born in Webster, daughter of the late Miklos and Agnes (Oriescik) Kralik and lived here all her life. She had worked at Ethan Allen and Bentley Shoe. She was a member of the Slovak…

                          • 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…

                              • Casey, Maric G.

                                and friends invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 3-7 pm. Burial in Cambridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. John's Church, 2254 Mass Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140. Online condolences

                                • Civetti, Michael A.

                                  CIVETTI, Michael A. 88, died Friday, October 24, 2008, with his wife, daughter and grandchildren by his side. He was born April 9, 1920 in Newton, MA. He was the son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Pasquale Civetti. Michael graduated from Newton High School in 1937. He attended Bentley College prior to his tour of duty with the United States Army during World War II. He began his career with Atlas Paint & Supply in 1946 and then became owner of the Atlas Paint & Supply store in Woburn, MA for 50 years.…

                                  • Clancy, Pauline T.

                                    Pauline T. Clancy of Lowell; 65 LOWELL Pauline T. (Masse) Clancy, a Lowell resident, loving wife of Harold J. Clancy, died Friday, October 24, 2008 at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington. She was 65. Born in Lowell, on August 14, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Leon J. and Lorette Marie (Coutu) Masse. CLANCY Pauline T. (Masse), 65. It being her request, calling hours have been omitted. Burial will be held privately. For condolences, please visit

                                    • Collins, Mary V.

                                      Mary V. Collins was co-owner of Billerica bowladrome; 90 BILLERICA Mary V. (Lysaght) Collins, age 90, beloved wife of the late Henry F. Collins, died Saturday, at Saints Medical Center in Lowell, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in the Belvidere section of Lowell, August 16, 1918, daughter of the late Maurice J. and Mary (Donohoe) Lysaght, and lived in Lowell prior to moving to North Billerica where she has lived in the same home since 1946. Mrs. Collins, with her late husband, owned and…

                                      • Collins, Mary V. (Lysaght)

                                        and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours Tuesday from 4 - 7 p.m. Interment in St. Patrick Cemetery, Lowell. Late owner of Collins Bowladrome, Billerica.

                                        • 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)

                                              • Condon, Grace M. (Eagan)

                                                Grace M. (Eagan) Condon, 86, of Shrewsbury died Saturday, October 25th in Westborough Health Care Center after an illness. Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main Street, Shrewsbury is assisting the family with arrangements which are incomplete.

                                                • Connelly, Donald A.

                                                  and friends are invited to attend the Funeral on Wednesday at 9 a.m. from the Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte.20), Waltham followed by a Funeral Mass in Saint Mary's Church, 133 School St. Waltham at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. For complete obituary, guestbook, & directions please visit

                                                • Coppola, Peter A.

                                                  Peter A. Coppola, 66, of Bald Hill Road, local writer and town historian, died Thursday, October 23, after an illness. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, H. Perry (Little) Coppola; his daughter, Rebecca C. "Beckett" Coppola of Newton; his son, John Lafayette G. Coppola of North Falmouth; his mother, Charlotte E. (McMorrow) Coppola of Douglas; and many relatives on both family sides. Peter was predeceased by his father, Anthony H. Coppola in 1990; his sister, Madeline Coppola in 2002; and…

                                                  • 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.,…

                                                    • Cusson, William L.

                                                      William L. Cusson, 55, of Worcester, died Saturday in his home, after brief illness. He is survived by his Mother, Jane Y. Cusson of Charlton; a daughter, Carolyn Cusson of Worcester and her three children; two sisters, Vivian Gates, of Oxford, and Rose Turner, of Auburn, and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father, Emile Cusson, and a brother, Edward Cusson. He was born in Worcester and educated in Auburn and Charlton schools. He worked as a mechanic for Aronson Tire for many…

                                                      • 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.…

                                                          • Darling, Stella M. (Harrington)

                                                            DARLING, Stella M. (Harrington) 100, longtime resident of Weymouth, MA and Rindge, NH, passed away Friday, October 24, 2008, in Topsfield. She was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth W. Darling; devoted mother of Susan M. Hinton of Amsterdam, NY and George Darling of Ipswich; dearest grandmother of Todd and Andrew Darling and Robyn Dolliver; great-grandmother of five; loving sister of Marion Witt and the late Frances Hildreth and Berton Harrington, Jr. Funeral services and interment in Riverside Cemetery,…

                                                            • DeFelice, Emma

                                                              • DeTellis, Marie R. (Ryan)

                                                                DeTELLIS, Marie R. (Ryan) October 17th, of North Carolina, formerly of Attleboro and Boston. Beloved wife of the late Guy Detellis. Survived by her loving children: Diane Slug of Charlotte, NC, Francis X. Detellis of Pelham, NH and Kateri Tower of East Hartford, CT; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Marie enjoyed her family, world traveling and college sports, especially the P.C. Friars. Visiting hours on Wednesday from 10 AM in the Duffy-Poule Funeral Home, 20 Peck St., ATTLEBORO, followed by…

                                                                • Del Vento, Anthony J.

                                                                  Del VENTO Anthony J. "Delly " 73, of Marblehead, formerly of East Boston, and Revere, October 25. Beloved husband of Josephine "Jo" (Iannone) Del Vento, with whom he shared 47 years of marriage. Loving father of Nicholas Del Vento and his wife Catherine of Winthrop, Maria Maccario and her husband Michael and Anthony Del Vento, Jr. and his wife Maria, all of Marblehead. Cherished grandfather of Alicia Del Vento, Michael, Mia and Marisa Maccario and Max and Alex Del Vento. Fond Uncle of…

                                                                  • DiBacco-DiMarzo, Anne M. (Navarro)

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

                                                                    • DiGiovanni, Debra A.

                                                                      Debra A. DiGiovanni SEEKONK Debra A. (Mack) DiGiovanni, 54, of Seekonk, died unexpectedly, Thursday. She was the wife of Dr. Eugene M. DiGiovanni, M.D., affiliated with Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. Born in Brockton, June 8, 1954, a daughter of Alfred P. and C. Muriel (Whealan) Mack, both of Attleboro. She was a 1972 graduate of Brockton High. She graduated from the medical assistant program at S.R.V.T.I. She was employed as a medical assistant for Brown University for the past ten years.…

                                                                      • DiGiovanni, Debra A. (Mack)

                                                                        DiGIOVANNI, Debra A. (Mack) Unexpectedly on October 23, 2008 at the age of 54. Wife of Dr. Eugene M. DiGiovanni, M.D. who is associated with the OB-GYN department at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. Mother of Kathryn R. DiGiovanni and Kristopher M. DiGiovanni of Seekonk; Dr. Brian F. DiGiovanni of Littleton; Karen D. Corrado of Attleboro and Alyssa Beth Pestilli of Forestdale. Grandmother of six, soon to be seven, grandchildren. Daughter of Alfred P. & C. Muriel (Whealan) Mack both of Attleboro.…

                                                                        • DiNardo, Antonetta (Sonsini)

                                                                          and friends kindly invited. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Antonetta's memory to the Cooperative Elder Services, 37 Broadway, Arlington, MA 02474. MacDonald-Rockwell-MacDonald

                                                                          • Difronzo, Camille A. (Zito)

                                                                            DiFRONZO, Camille A. (Zito) Of Swampscott, formerly of Revere and East Boston, on October 25. Beloved wife of the late Angelo. Devoted mother of Carol Simpson. Visiting hours will be Tuesday 4-8. Complete notice to follow. Arrangements by Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno

                                                                            • Eagan, Francis Thomas

                                                                              and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Salem. Frank was employed for 20 years as a mechanical engineer designing jet engines at G.E. in Lynn until his career was suddenly and prematurely cut short when he suffered a massive stroke in 1990, which left him physically disabled. Memorial contributions may be made in Frank's memory to a charity of one's choice. For directions, online obituary and guest book visit

                                                                              • Economou, Nicholas L.

                                                                                EASLEY, S.C. Nicholas ("Nick") L. Economou, 44, of Easley, S.C., died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., he was a son of Leon S. and Wanda M. Economou of St. Augustine, Fla. He was a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and was an operations director for Taylor Made Adidas Golf. He was also an avid golfer. He is survived by his wife, Christine; a son, Samuel; two daughters, Casey and Abigail, all of Easley; one brother, John S. Economou…

                                                                                • Evanoff, John A.

                                                                                  HOLLISTON Mr. John A. Evanoff, 78, of Holliston, formerly of Milford, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2008, at his residence after an illness. He was the husband of Norma G. (Daine) Evanoff. Mr. Evanoff was born in Milford, the son of the late Alex and Mary Evanoff. He attended Milford public schools as a boy. Mr. Evanoff had been a resident of Holliston for the past year and a half and prior to that had resided in Williamsburg, Va., for 18 years, and Milford for most of his life. Mr. Evanoff was employed for 35…

                                                                                  • 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.

                                                                                      and family are respectfully invited to call on Tuesday at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St. (Rte. 125), Haverhill, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be held in the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, immediately following the time of visitation at 7:00 PM. Burial is private. Memorial donations may be made to Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack St., Lawrence, MA 01860.

                                                                                      • Flood, Francis Carlton

                                                                                        FRANKLIN Francis Carlton "Carl" Flood, 87, of Franklin and formerly of Medway, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2008, at Milford Regional Medical Center. Born in Medway on Oct. 3, 1921, the son of the late John and Elizabeth (Dolan) Flood, Mr. Flood was raised and lived in Medway until moving to Franklin in 2001. Mr. Flood had been a machinist for the United Awl and Needle Company of Medway for many years before retiring. Mr. Flood served in the Navy during World War II, attaining the rank of Coxswain. He…

                                                                                        • Foristall, Catherine H.

                                                                                          Catherine H. Foristall of North Andover, Lowell native; 90 NORTH ANDOVER Catherine H. (Fahey) Foristall, 90, of North Andover, died October 24, 2008, at The Meadows. Born in Lowell, MA, Mrs. Foristall attended St. Peter's School and graduated in 1935 from Lowell High School, where she was selected as a member of the National Honor Society. She entered civil service employment in 1940 and served in the Massachusetts State House in Boston. With the advent of World War II, Mrs. Foristall joined the federal…

                                                                                          • Foristall, Catherine H. (Fahey)

                                                                                            • Foster Sr., Robert Lee

                                                                                              HANOVER Mr. Robert Lee Foster 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…

                                                                                              • Franklin, Murray

                                                                                                CANTON Murray Franklin of Canton entered into rest on October 25, 2008. Beloved husband of Lillian (Schwartz) 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, Zachariah and Moriah. During WW2 Murray served in the U.S. Army Signal Corp, specializing in cryptography. Upon discharge he…

                                                                                                • Gentile, Dominic A.

                                                                                                  and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Dominic's name may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or, . For obituary & online guestbook see, Arrangements by the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, BURLINGTON. Veteran of WW II.

                                                                                                  • 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

                                                                                                    • Gordon, Patricia J. (Fuller)

                                                                                                      Patricia J. (Fuller) Gordon, 65, of Sterling St., West Boylston, wife of Herbert O. Gordon, died peacefully on Sunday, October 26, 2008 in the Jewish Healthcare Center, Worcester. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Miles-Sterling Funeral Home, 100 Worcester Rd., Sterling.

                                                                                                      • Graham, Marguerite M.

                                                                                                        ARRANGEMENTS: Friends may call on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Charles F. Dewhirst Andover Funeral Home, 33 Pearson St., Andover. A funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Augustine's Church, Andover. Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery, Andover. For directions or to make an online condolence, please visit

                                                                                                        • Gutterman, William

                                                                                                          GUTTERMAN, William Entered Into Rest Oct. 26 late of Milton & Foxboro, MA and Delray Beach, FL. Beloved Husband of the late Mollie (Dvorkis). Devoted Father of Gayle Fink of Sharon, MA and Irwin Gutterman of FL. Loving Brother of Carl Gutterman of Sharon, MA, Evelyn Brody of Milton, MA and FL. and the late IrwinGutterman.Cherished Grandfather of Michael Fink and Stacey Coyne and Great-Grandfather of Mollie and Joshua Coyne. Services at Stanetsky Memorial Chapels, 475 Washington St., CANTON, MA on…

                                                                                                          • Harrigan, Francis G.

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

                                                                                                            • Hartel, Reed W.

                                                                                                              HARTEL, Reed W. In Lexington, on October 25, 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in New York City in 1931, the son of Reed and Edith Hartel of Forest Hills, NY. Reed graduated from Princeton University in 1952 as an electrical engineer and received an MBA from the Harvard Business School in 1961. A consultant and financial planner, he generously donated his time to many state and local organizations, including the town of Lexington, where he was a resident for over 50 years. Known for his keen…

                                                                                                              • Harvey, Anna E.

                                                                                                                HARVEY, Anna E. (McDonough) 84, of Clifton Park, NY formerly of So. Boston, Dorchester, and Pembroke died, Friday, October 24, 2008. Beloved wife of the late John O. Harvey. Devoted mother of the late John (Jack) O. Harvey Jr., Nancy Harvey of Ballston Spa NY, Paul Harvey of Weymouth, Susan Romano and her husband, Larry of Simpsonville SC and Joseph Harvey of Falmouth. Sister of Joseph McDonough and his wife, Joan of Dover DE. Also survived by 5 grandchildren, 1 great-grandson. Visiting hours in the…

                                                                                                                • Harvey-Giannette, Doris E.

                                                                                                                  Doris E. Harvey-Giannette, 63, of Worcester formerly of Auburn, died unexpectedly Friday, October 24, 2008, in the Autumn Village. The MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St., is assisting the family with arrangements.

                                                                                                                  • Haynes, Shirley L.

                                                                                                                    • Herrmann, Marion F.

                                                                                                                      BRAINTREE Marion F. (Dillon) Herrmann, 85, of Braintree and Lakeville, died October 25, 2008 at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. Beloved wife of the late Arthur H. Herrmann. Loving mother of Carole and Robert Herrmann, both of Braintree and the late Arthur M. "Dutch" Herrmann. Dear grandmother of Michael Herrmann of Braintree. Sister of the late Richard Dillon. Born in Boston, she had been a lifelong resident of Braintree and a summer resident in Lakeville. She was a member of the Garden Club…

                                                                                                                      • Hersey, Shirley J.

                                                                                                                        HINGHAM Shirley J. (Strohl) Hersey, 76, a Hingham resident for most of her life, died on Friday, October 24, surrounded by her family at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth after a long illness. She was born in Reading, Pennsylvania and grew up in Hull. She leaves her husband of 57 years, Gordon T. Hersey of Hingham; and was the mother of Laura Bustamante of Hingham, Lucille Julian and her husband Karl of Hingham and Lynne Hersey of Hull. Sister of Vesta Frees of Reading, PA, the late Roma Vautrinot and…

                                                                                                                        • Hildreth, Jeannette (Roraback)

                                                                                                                          Jeannette (Roraback) Hildreth, 84, died Saturday, October 25, 2008, in the Odd Fellows Home. Her husband of 59 years, John C. Hildreth, died in 2007. She leaves two daughters, Jane Rantala and her husband Paul of Worcester and Paula Angi and her husband Anthony of Yorktown Heights, NY; a sister, Florence Read of Charlton; four grandchildren, Diana, Kate, and Tim Angi and Christine McKeon; and a great-granddaughter, Ariel E. McKeon. She was born in Westfield, daughter of Florence (Bishop) and George W.…

                                                                                                                          • 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)…

                                                                                                                            • 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, Arthur K.

                                                                                                                                EDGARTOWN Arthur K. Johnson 77, retired Lieutenant Quincy Dept., of Edgartown formerly of Quincy and Meredith, NH. passed away at Falmouth Hospital on Friday, October 24, 2008. Arthur was a raised in Milton and a graduate of Milton High School. He served his country during the Korean Conflict in the US Coast Guard. Arthur retired from the Quincy Fire Department as a lieutenant in 1996. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He was the beloved husband of Patricia E. (Glover) Johnson. Father of Thomas R.…

                                                                                                                                • 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…

                                                                                                                                  • Keane, Robert T.

                                                                                                                                    and friends are kindly invited. Interment with Military Honors will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery West Roxbury. Visiting hours Tues 4-7 PM. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Old Colony Hospice, One Credit Union Way, Randolph MA 02368 or the 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Late Korean War U.S. Army veteran. For directions, obit or to send a condolence note, Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home 617-244-2034

                                                                                                                                    • 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

                                                                                                                                      • Kroyak, Helen

                                                                                                                                        Helen Kroyak, 92, formerly of Worcester, died Saturday, October 25, 2008 in the Millbury Healthcare Center. She leaves two sisters, Josephine Kroyak and Mary O'Neil, both of Worcester; a sister-in-law, Catherine Kroyak of Leicester; a dedicated family friend, Gloria D'Andrea of Worcester; and many nephews and nieces. Her two brothers, John J. Kroyak and Rev. Edward J. Kroyak, and a sister, Frances M. Holland, predeceased her. Helen was born in Worcester, daughter of Andrew and Sophia (Karbowski)…

                                                                                                                                        • Lambton, Marjorie Silliker

                                                                                                                                          DENNIS —Marjorie Silliker Lambton, 57, died at home Oct. 24, after a lenthy battle with MSA. She was the wife of James Edward and the daughter of the late Dr. Stuart and Bettie Silliker. Margie graduated from Catherine Laboure School of Nursing. She was a nurse at Cape Cod Hospital for 28 years. She is survived by her three sons, Chris, Erik, Mark, and Mark's wife, Meagan; four siblings and their spouses, Alan and Michelle Silliker, Jane and Steve McGraw, Carol and Gary Loranger, and Gail and Jim…

                                                                                                                                          • Lamothe, Jean (Fay)

                                                                                                                                            and friends kindly invited. Visitation Wednesday morning prior to Mass, 9:30-10:45am. Interment Newton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Jean's memory to the Stanley Tippett House, 920 South St., Needham, MA 02492. George F. Doherty and Sons Wellesley 781-235-4100

                                                                                                                                            • Langone Sr., Jerry R.

                                                                                                                                              LANGONE, Jerry R. Sr. Peabody, October 25, 2008. 85, of Peabody and formerly of East Boston, devoted husband of the late Romaine (Saponaro) Langone, son of the late Joseph and Carolyn Langone. He was a veteran of World War II who service with the United States Army and was honorable discharged in February 1946. He worked as a meat cutter for Brown's Market in Manchester-by-the-Sea, before retiring many years ago He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Jerry R. Langone, Jr. and his wife Mary of…

                                                                                                                                              • Lawrence, Joan C. (Forte)

                                                                                                                                                & friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8. Mrs. Lawrence graduated from Emmanuel College. She has been teaching since 1966 and for the last 14 years her life dream of being a principal was fulfilled when she was assigned to St. Mary's Elementary School in her hometown of East Boston where she devoted and dedicated herself to the school, it's children and their families. Memorial donations may be made to the Sawtelle Family Hospice House, 320 Haverhill St., Reading 01867 or…

                                                                                                                                                • Lawton Sr., Edward M.

                                                                                                                                                  LAWTON, Edward M., Sr. 71, of Maynard, former Maynard Chief of Police, Oct. 15, 2008. Beloved husband of 43 years of Sandra (Joyce) Lawton;loving father of Edward M. Lawton, Jr. & his wife Christine of Groton, Paul J. Lawton & wife Courtney of Maynard, Patricia A. Diaz-Lawton & husband Dr. Larry Diaz, M.D. of Ormond Beach, FL., Timothy P. Lawton & wife Denise, & Joanne L. Garver, all of Maynard; special daughters Patricia Hopkins of Concord & Mary Higbee of Winchendon; brothers David…

                                                                                                                                                  • Long, Irvin

                                                                                                                                                    Irvin Long, 98, died Friday, Oct. 24th in Beaumont Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Westborough. He leaves his loving wife of 66 years, Grace (Donovan) Long; a son, David Long and his wife Nancy of Bedford, NH; a daughter, Andrea Rudolph of South Deerfield, MA; two grandchildren, Amy Rudolph and Jamie Long and three cherished great grandchildren, Kenny, Angelica and Destiny. He was predeceased by his two brothers, Milton and Stanley Long and his two sisters, Libby Costello and Sana Long. Irvin…

                                                                                                                                                  • Loosigian, Eva

                                                                                                                                                    ARRANGEMENTS: Donations in her memory may be made to West Parish Church, Reservation Road, Andover, MA 01810. Calling hours are Thursday, Oct. 30 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Conte Funeral Home, 28 Florence St., Andover. A funeral will be held on Friday Oct. 31 at 11 a.m. at West Parish Church in Andover with internment at West Parish Garden Cemetery and a reception in Fellowship Hall. For directions or to leave on-line condolences please visit

                                                                                                                                                    • Lynch, Millicent R.

                                                                                                                                                      LYNCH, Millicent R. Of Marshfield, formerly of Dorchester, Oct. 24, at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late John F. Lynch. Dear mother of Teresa Austin and her husband Robert of Meridian, ID, Catherine Fitzgerald and her husband Michael of Weymouth, John F. Lynch and his wife Maureen of Reading, Dr. Maureen P. Lynch of Rockland, Paul Lynch and his wife Deidre of Weymouth, and Kevin Lynch and his wife Victoria of Marshfield. Also survived by 11 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 4 nieces and…

                                                                                                                                                      • Lynch, R. Millicent

                                                                                                                                                        MARSHFIELD R. Millicent Lynch, of Marshfield, formerly of Dorchester, Oct. 24, at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late John F. Lynch. Dear mother of Teresa Austin and her husband Robert of Meridian, ID, Catherine Fitzgerald and her husband Michael of Weymouth, John F. Lynch and his wife Maureen of Reading, Dr. Maureen P. Lynch of Rockland, Paul Lynch and his wife Deidre of Weymouth, and Kevin Lynch and his wife Victoria of Marshfield. Also survived by 11 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 4 nieces…

                                                                                                                                                        • Mailhot, Ernest W.

                                                                                                                                                          ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends may call on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc., 233 Lawrence St., Methuen. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 9 a.m. at St. Monica's Church in Methuen. Entombment will follow in St. Mary's Mausoleum in Lawrence For condolences or directions visit

                                                                                                                                                          • Maille, Doris T.

                                                                                                                                                            Doris T. Maille of Dracut, Lowell yarn co. retiree; 81 DRACUT Doris T. "Catin" (Casaubon) Maille, age 81, a longtime resident of Dracut, died Saturday evening October 25, 2008 at a local healthcare facility. She was the beloved wife of Robert J. Maille. Born in Lowell, MA, on December 8, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Edouard J. and Alberta "Blanche" (Saucier) Casaubon. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed as a cone winder for over 30 years by Synthetic Yarns, formerly of…

                                                                                                                                                            • Mara Sr., John F.

                                                                                                                                                              and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA. For directions or to send and online condolence, visit

                                                                                                                                                              • Marinelli, Amelia E.

                                                                                                                                                                • Marini, William E.

                                                                                                                                                                  ABINGTON William E. Marini, Boston Globe Mailer, died Friday, October 24, 2008 peacefully at home surrounded by his family and friends, after a long illness. He was 73 years old. Born and raised in Quincy, he lived in Holbrook for 32 years before moving to Abington 18 years ago. He was also a resident of Holmes Beach. FL. Mr. Marini served in the US Army during the Korean War, worked at the Boston Globe as a Mailer and was a member of the Boston Mailers Union, Local 1 for many years. He was also a member of…

                                                                                                                                                                  • 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.…

                                                                                                                                                                    • McLaughlin, Joan M. (Duggan)

                                                                                                                                                                      and friends invited. Calling hours Wednesday 4-8. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Joan's memory to the Make a Wish Foundation, One Bulfinch Pl. 2nd flr Boston, MA 02114. For more information visit

                                                                                                                                                                      • McMahon, Irene (Queen)

                                                                                                                                                                        Irene (Queen) McMahon, 96, of Hudson, passed away Saturday, Oct. 25 at the home of her daughter, Constance DeFalco in Clinton, wife of the late Frank DeFalco of Marlboro, from complications due to Congestive Heart Failure. She was the beloved wife of George McMahon who passed away in 1967. She was born and raised in Hudson, daughter of the late Anthony F. and Mary S. (Viera) Queen, where she attended Hudson schools. Irene was employed by the General Electric Co. for many years until her retirement in 1976.…

                                                                                                                                                                        • McMorrow, Leo F.

                                                                                                                                                                          WEYMOUTH Leo F. McMorrow life long resident of Weymouth age 90 passed away in Weymouth on Friday, October 24,2008. Mr. McMorrow was a partner in the former McMorrow Bros. Market and Bakery in E. Weymouth. Leo retired in 1984 as a district Manager in the Circulation Dept. of the Patriot Ledger in Quincy after 24 years. Served with the U.S Army in WWII and served in Normandy on D Day. He was a graduate of Weymouth High School class of 1935 along with his Ruth. Leo was a communicate of the Immaculate…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Mikutel, Donald F.

                                                                                                                                                                            MIKUTEL, Donald F. Of Attleboro, Oct. 20, 2008, 55, son of the late William J. and Annie T. (Hayes) Mikutel, step-son of Dorothy I. (Praino) Mikutel of Winter Haven, FL, brother of William J. Mikutel, Jr. and his wife Carol of New Bedford. His Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 6 PM in St. Joseph's Church, 208 South Main St., Attleboro, MA 02703. Visiting hours are omitted. Arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., NEW BEDFORD. For directions and guestbook,…

                                                                                                                                                                            • 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

                                                                                                                                                                              • Mongeon, Ronald C.

                                                                                                                                                                                Ronald C. Mongeon, 74, of 244 Belmont St., died at home on Sunday, October 26, 2008, after a long struggle with cancer. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main St., Holden.

                                                                                                                                                                                • Morgan, Robert F.

                                                                                                                                                                                  MORGAN, Robert F. Of Burlington, Oct. 25. Husband ofBarbara (Phillips) Morgan of Burlington. Loving father of Gail Canales & her husband Robert of Burlington, Robert F. Jr. & his wife Laure of Nashua, NH, Philip of Burlington, Jeffrey & his wife Rebecca of Burlington, Jennifer Walter & her husband Robert of Westford, and the late Donald. Father-in-law of Robin Morgan of Burlington. Brother of the late Pauline Dunckel, Stanley, Wayne, and Arthur Morgan. Also survived by 17 grandchildren and 5…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mossey, Clementine M.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Clementine M. Mossey BROCKTON Clementine M. Tina (Magliano) Mossey, 85, a lifelong Brockton resident and a former teacher and assistant principal, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008, at her home in Brockton. She was the wife of the late Clifton L. Mossey Jr. Born Nov. 29, 1922, in Brockton, she was a daughter of the late Frank Magliano and Flora (Vacca) Magliano. She was a graduate of Brockton High School, class of 1941. In 1945 she graduated from Bridgewater State College with a bachelors degree in Education and…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Murray, Bob

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

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Newman, Paul (Featured Guest Book)

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

                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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.…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Nunes, Jose M.

                                                                                                                                                                                              NEW BEDFORD —Jose Morais Nunes, 76, of New Bedford, passed away on Friday, October 17, 2008, after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Dolores (Coutinho) Nunes and son of the late Joseph and Maria (Morais) Nunes. He died at St. Luke's Hospital. He was born in New Bedford and was a lifelong resident. He was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church. He was formerly employed by Knapp Shoe Co., as a shoemaker until his retirement. Mr. Nunes enjoyed fishing. Survivors include one son, Jose…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • O'Brien, Helen F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                O'BRIEN, Helen F. Of Winthrop, October 24, 2008. Beloved daughter of the late John E. and Selma (Swanson) O'Brien. Cherished sister of Florence "Janet" Lindquist of Winthrop, Frances O'Brien of Winthrop, Grace McMorris of Phoenix, AZ, and the late John E. O'Brien of Rockport. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral Service and cremation will be private. For guestbook, go to, . Funeral arrangements were handled by the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, 210 Winthrop St,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • O'Meara, Richard B.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  & friends kindly invited. Visiting Hrs. Tues. 4-8 PM. Parking in rear of funeral home. Interment Milton Cemetery. Retired VP of State Street Bank & Trust for over 45 Yrs., Veteran of the Korean War U.S. Army. John G. Molloy Funeral Home 617 296 5600

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Parisi, Louis J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Peavey, Christine H. (Scannell)

                                                                                                                                                                                                    PEAVEY, Christine H. (Scannell) Of Malden, beloved wife of the late Charles M. Peavey. Devoted mother of Brian W. Peavey of Lynnfield, Robert D. Peavey of Malden, Nancy C. White of Ipswich, Charles R. Peavey of Reading, Gerald F. Peavey of Melrose, and Daniel T. Peavey of GA. Loving sister of the late Daniel, John, Joseph, Theodore Scannell, Margaret Curley, and Sister Helen Scannell. Cherished grandmother of 13, and great-grandmother of 10. Funeral from the Weir MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Petrick, Delores L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      CARVER Delores L. Petrick, of Carver, died Oct. 23, 2008, at her home, she was 77. She was the wife of the late Robert C. Petrick; stepmother of Constance Gilkeson; grandmother of Kenneth Smondrowski and the late Deborah Bamberger; sister Betty Kelly; and a nephew George Happy Miller. She was also great-grandmother of five. Calling hours will be held Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008, from 11-12 p.m. followed by a funeral services at 12 p.m. at the Shepherd Funeral Home, 116 Main St. (Rte.58), Carver. Burial will be…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pezzella, Julia F. (Burns)

                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are kindly invited to attend visiting hours to be held at the Robert J. Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home at 1803 Centre St. in WEST ROXBURY on Tuesday, October 28, 2008, from 3:00 - 9:00 PM. Funeral at 9:00 AM at the Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 29, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 97 South Street, Jamaica Plain. Julia's family would like to extend their most sincere thank you to the staff of the Telemetry Unit, the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sanders, William R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              William R. Sanders, 91, of Worcester, died Sunday, October 26, in St. Vincent Hospital. Calling hours in the DIRSA-MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 298 Grafton St., will be Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. The funeral Mass will be Wednesday, October 29, at 11:00 a.m. in St. Stephen Church, 357 Grafton St. The complete obituary will be published on Tuesday.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sargent, Charles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Arrangements by the Sampson-Hickey-Grenier Funeral Home, Brockton. To send an online condolence, visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Schaefer, Robert A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SCHAEFER, Robert A. Of North Reading, October 24, age 50. Complete notice to follow. Arrangements by Croswell Funeral Home, NORTH READING (978) 664-3031.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Scheller, Gary R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WESTPORT —Gary R. Scheller, 60, of Westport died at home on October 25, 2008. He was the husband of Cynthia V. (Cooper) Scheller. Mr. Scheller was born in New York, NY, son of Florence A. (Brendel) Scheller of Holtsville, NY and the late Robert E. Scheller, and resided in Westport for the past 37 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was employed as a salesman by Westport Marine and was previously employed by Thompson's Sport Shop, Seekonk and High Seas Corp. in Westport and Fall…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Shannon, Eleanor M. (Sarno)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mrs. Shannon's memory may be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Long-time teacher in the Everett School System and late member of both the Everett Teachers' Assoc. and the Mass. Teachers' Assoc. Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Service 1-877-71-ROCCO

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sheehan, Doris J. (Jewer)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours, Tuesday, from 4 to 8 PM. Interment, Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. In lieu of flowers, donations in Doris' memory may be made to St. Jude Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For additional information please visit,, Beals-Geake-Magliozzi Funeral Home Medford 781-395-0128

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Silva Jr., William J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ABINGTON William J. Silva Sr. of Abington, October 22, age 53. Loving husband of Karen (Shanahan) Silva of Abington; loving father of William J. Silva Jr. of Brockton, Robert F. Silva of Whitman, Michael J. Silva of Bridgewater, and Christine A. Silva of Abington; loving son of Bernard and Yvonne Silva of Reading; loving brother of Skip and Bonnie Silva; loving grandfather of Elisabeth, Robert Jr., and Katherine Silva. Arrangements by the Quealy and Son Funeral Home, 116 Adams Street, Abington. All services…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Stanton, Rachel (Baker)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              STANTON, Rachel (Baker) Of Brookline, October 25, 2008. Beloved wife of William J. Stanton. Loving mother of Shirley Boutin of SC and the late Joan McGaun. Devoted grandmother of Candy Vasey and husband Eric of Salem, Miguel Medina of Dorchester, Jason and Joshua both of CA., Dawn Fontanez and husband Luis of SC, and Terri Butler of Beverly. Sister in law of Mary Stanton of Readville, Rich Stanton and wife Norma and Paul Stanton all of FL. and George Stanton and wife Margarida of Boston. Dear friend of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Stapleton, Marie I.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Steele, Edwin F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends invited. Visiting hours at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., Milton, Tuesday, 4-8 p.m. Interment Milton Cemetery. Donations in Edwin's name may be sent to the Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place, Brookline, MA 02445. For directions and guest book,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Steele, Edwin Francis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ROCKLAND Edwin Francis Steele of Rockland, formerly of Milton, died at Caritas Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton on October 26, 2008. Born in Boston, Mr. Steele was a carpenter in the construction industry and served in the United States Army during World War II. Beloved husband of the late Patricia Ann (Finerty) Steele. Father of Joanne Steele Albaugh of Bridgewater, Michele Paula Earnshaw of Brockton, Christine S. Newfell of Northboro and the late Paul M. Steele. Brother of Thomas Earl Steele of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Stevens, Paul J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Paul J. Stevens of Chelmsford, Air Force vet; 68 CHELMSFORD Paul J. Stevens, 68, a 25 year resident of Chelmsford, died on Friday, October 24, 2008, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Debra A. (Gavlak) Stevens to whom he was married to for 28 years and who resides in Chelmsford. He was born on November 17, 1939, in Lynn, a son of the late William C. and Anna M. (O'Brien) Stevens. He served in the United States Air Force. He worked as a manufacturing sales representative. His…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Stillings, Carleton A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Carleton A. Stillings, 72, formerly of Central Tree Road, died peacefully on Friday, October 24, 2008 in Holden Nursing Home, after an illness surrounded by his children. His wife, Janet M. (Reidy) Stillings, died in 1983. He was born in Boston on March 8, 1936, son of Arthur A. and Muriel (Dow) Stillings, raised in Roslindale and was a graduate of Hyde Park High School and the Massachusetts State Police Academy. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy Reserves serving in the Seabees. He worked as a Massachusetts…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Stowers, Joanne M. (Palmisano)

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sullivan Sr., Francis M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Francis M. Sullivan, Sr. EAST BRIDGEWATER Francis M. "Frank" Sullivan, Sr., of East Bridgewater, formerly of Holbrook, died October 25 at West Acres Nursing Home at age 77. He was born in Boston where he grew up and was educated. Frank lived in Holbrook for 41 years before moving to East Bridgewater 10 years ago. He was a social worker for the Boston Housing Authority for 35 years, retiring in 1993. He was a self-employed real estate broker in Holbrook for many years. He was a trustee of Teamsters…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sweeney, George N.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8. Interment Brookdale Cemetery, Dedham. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in George's memory to the Alzheimers Assoc., 311 Arsenault St., Watertown 02472. Late member of the Dedham K of C, #234, Union Local #4, Elevators Constructors. World War II Veteran, U.S. Army, Purple Heart. Usher at St. Mary's Church, Dedham, for many years. George F. Doherty & Sons Dedham 781-326-0500

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sylvestro, Carmella R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Carmella R. Sylvestro, 92, passed away peacefully on October 23, 2008, at her home in Southbury, CT. Born in Worcester, Carmella was the devoted daughter of the late Michael and Lucia (Zampella) Sylvestro. Carmella was a graduate of Commerce High School in Worcester. She was a long time employee of Graten & Knight Company, formerly of Worcester, before moving on to the Worcester Five Cent Saving Bank where she was a teller in the bond department. During World War II, she was the anchor of her family as…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Tatum, Nannie L. (Wells)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Nannie L. (Wells) Tatum, 83, of Elizabeth Street, in Shrewsbury, passed away, Thursday, October 23, 2008, in UMass Hospital. She leaves her nine loving children, James V. Tatum, Jr. and his wife Miriam of Worcester, Margaret Ashton of Worcester, Khalidah Paskel of Stockton, CA, Tina Tatum of Worcester, Henry Tatum and his wife Valerie of Dudley, Hecliff Tatum of Worcester, Samuel Tatum of Leicester, Spencer Tatum of Worcester, and Barbara Williams of Miami; a brother, Joseph Wells and a sister, Valerie Joy…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Terranova, Josephine M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Thibeault, Grace M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MILFORD Mrs. Grace M. (Watson) Thibeault, 69, of Milford, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008, at Milford Regional Medical Center after an illness. She was the wife of the late Richard H. Thibeault, who died in 2006. Mrs. Thibeault was born in Milford, the daughter of the late Walter E. and Agnes L. (Slavin) Watson. She attended Milford public schools and was a graduate of Milford High School, Class of 1956. Mrs. Thibeault was first employed as a young woman at the former Stylon Corporation in Milford. After…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Trischitta, Pauline L. (Puleo)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends kindly invited.Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8PM. Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sawtelle Hospice House, 320 Haverhill St., Reading, MA 01867.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Tuscher-Joyce, Geraldine M. (Connington)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        TUSCHER-JOYCE, Geraldine M. (Connington) 96, of Wayland died peacefully surrounded by her family on October 26, 2008. Loving mother Diane M. Ward and her husband Paul J. of Natick; Richard F. Tuscher and his wife Marion of Millville and the late Stephen N. Tuscher who died in January 2008 and his longtime friend Maureen E. Bagley of Shrewsbury. Beloved grandmother of Paul J. Ward, Jr. of Lexington; Susan Ward Main of Woonsocket, RI; Robin Ward Panarelli of Marshfield; Hilary Tuscher of Newton; Ryan Tuscher…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Michael N. Prince of Fitchburg Michael N. Prince, 51, of Fitchburg, died Tuesday, October 21, 2008. The Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon Street, Fitchburg is assisting the family with arrangements which are incomplete. Please see for additional information.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • VanderSande, Emiel D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Venza, Vincent "Vinnie"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Vincent "Vinnie" Venza, 65, of West Boylston, formerly of Shrewsbury, died Saturday, October 25th peacefully at home surrounded by his family after a long courageous battle with cancer. Born in Newark, New Jersey on February 4, 1943, he was the son of the late Vincent and Catherine (Caldwell) Venza. He was a graduate of Nutley High School and Passaic School of Drafting. He married the love of his life, Susann, 40 years ago and the family relocated to Massachusetts in 1983 and lived in Shrewsbury…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Voss, Virginia L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Walker, Paul F.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Walsh, Helen I. (Eldridge)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Helen I. (Eldridge) Walsh, 49, of Lincoln Street in Webster, passed away Saturday, October 25, 2008, at the Rose Monahan Hospice Residence in Worcester. She was born in Framingham, the daughter of the late Stanley R. Eldredge, Sr. and the late Helen B. Farrer. She leaves behind her three children, son, Joseph R. Walsh, daughter, Victoria R. O'Connor and her husband Shawn, all of Webster and son, Brian F. Walkup and his wife Crystal of LaFayette, IN. She also leaves her cherished grandchildren, Clayton,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Walsh, John P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      John P. Walsh LAKEVILLE John P. Jack Walsh age 78 years passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and friends on Saturday at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford. He was the husband of 45 years of Terri (Doyle) Walsh of Lakeville. Born in Boston he was the son of the late Patrick J. and Barbara (Connolly) Walsh. Jack worked for the former New England Telephone, Co. for many years from which he retired. He was a proud member of the U.S. Marines during the Korean Conflict. He enjoyed gardening, U.S.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Whowell, Donna J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Donna Jean Whowell RAYNHAM Donna Jean Whowell (MacInnes, Horne), of Raynham, died Oct. 23,2008, at Morton Hospital, at the age of 56. She was the wife of the late Harold (Chipper) Whowell. She was the mother of Mark Horne and his wife Tracy of Taunton and Shawn Whowell and his wife Jeri of Taunton; sister of Jacqueline Coyne of Carver; grandmother of Shawn Whowell Jr.; her wonderful companion, Russ Scholfield; along with Amy and Jakes. She is also survived by several nieces; nephews; many friends; and of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Wiliams, Daniel S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday from 3 to 8 PM in The Carr Funeral Home, 1159 Main St., MELROSE. Danny's Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday at 10 AM in The Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1155 Main St., Wakefield. Interment Wyoming Cemetery. Member of Melrose High School, Class of 2010. In lieu of flowers, kindly make memorial donations in Danny's name to The Jimmy Fund, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115 or the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1 Bulfinch Place, 2nd Floor,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Williams, Barbara A. (Siebert)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            & friends are invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4 - 7 p.m. Interment Forest Glade Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, kindly make memorial donations in Barbara's name to Paul & Barbara Williams Wakefield Citizens Scholarship Fund Foundation, P.O. Box 321, Wakefield, Ma. 01880. For obituary, directions or to send a condolence, visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • DeCoff, Peter A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Doris K. Melanson

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Elizabeth A. Paulsen

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Flora Pratt, great-grandmother

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Floyd S. Covey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Floyd Steven Covey, avid fisherman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Francis Thomas Eagan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Garabed G. Kenjarslanian

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Gray, Jeannette L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Hogan, Stephanie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Hopkins, Donn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Horgan, Joanne M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Jeannette L. Gray

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Koper, Frederick S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Kozlowski, Blanche

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Langone Sr., Jerry R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Leona Bergmann Howe

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Marilyn A. Avedisian, managed Kline's

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Michael DeLeo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Michallyszyn, Eugenia H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Monica A. Croft, raised in Whately

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pidgeon, Lawrence M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Robert C. Parker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Robert N. Fickett

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sophie E. Yarmac

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sorenson, John R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Walters II, Robert M.

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