Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Massachusetts Obituaries 11/04/08

  • Albert, Joseph I.

    Joseph I. Albert lifelong resident of Lowell; 86 Lowell Joseph I. Albert, 86, a lifelong resident of Lowell, died Thursday, October 30, 2008, at the Edith Nourse Rogers Veteran's Hospital in Bedford. Born November 20, 1921, in Lowell, he was a son of the late Isadore and Georgiana Albert, and attended St. Joseph Grammar School and Lowell High School. He joined the 'Sea Bees' until he was old enough to join the United States Navy, where he was a Morse Code Operations Officer stationed mostly in…

    • Amiro, Raymond J.

      Raymond J. Amiro resided in Townsend for over 70 years; 95 Townsend Raymond J. Amiro, 95, died Sunday, November 2, 2008 at the Apple Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Ayer after a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Ethel L. (Estes) Amiro who died in August 2005. Mr. Amiro was born in Wakefield, July 22, 1913, a son of Louis F. and Mary (Bourque) Amiro and has resided in Townsend for over 70 years. He was a 1931 graduate of Wakefield High School. He continued his education at Salem State…

      • Banville, Patricia A.

        BANVILLE, Patricia A. Of Quincy formerly of Dorchester on Nov. 1, 2008. Daughter of Paul and Agnes Banville of Dorchester. Mother of: Jessica Stackpole of Weymouth, Christian Banville of Dorchester. Sister of: Paula Banville, Richard Banville both of Dorchester, Sean Banville of Rhode Island. Also survived by 3 Aunts, 3 Uncles, 3 Great Uncles and16 nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Wednesday in the McHoul Funeral Home, 354 Adams Street, DORCHESTER from 5-8p.m. Following visitation a funeral…

        • Bass, Harold

          BASS, Harold Of Randolph on Oct. 31, 2008. Beloved husband of Beatrice ( Goldstein) Bass. Devoted father of Charles "Chuck" Bass and his wife Aureen Berry of New York and the late Robert "Bobby" Bass. Predeceased by several brothers and a sister. Private graveside services were held on Nov. 3. Memorial observance private. Remembrances to a charity of your choice. Brezniak-Rodman Funeral Directors, 617-969-0800

          • Battista, Anne R. (Ferro)

            Anne R. (Ferro) Battista, 86, of Worcester formerly of 99 Allston Ave. passed away peacefully, Sunday, November 2, 2008 in the University of Massachusetts Hospital with family by her side. Anne's husband Daniel Battista passed away in 1977. She is survived by her devoted family, Daniel A. Battista, his wife Dawn and their children, Heather and Daniel Battista Jr.; Paul F. Battista, his wife Christine and their children Amy and Matthew; a great grandson; many nieces and nephews. Four sisters, Alice…

            • Beaudoin, Eleanor R.

              may call at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Ave, DRACUT on Thursday from 4 until 8 pm. Her funeral service will be held from the funeral home on Friday at 8 am, followed by her Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 9 am at St. Marguerite D'Youville Parish at St. Therese Church in Dracut. Following cremation, burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer memorial contributions be made in her name to Make-A-Wish Foundation, 3550 North Central Ave, Suite…

              • Beninati, Alfred F.

                BENINATI, Alfred F. "Dick" Retired Watertown Firefighter of Watertown formerly of Waltham, Nov. 2, 2008. Beloved husband of 56 years to Laura (Fantasia). Son of the late Angelo & Jennie (Vasquez) Beninati. Father of Alfred Jr. and his wife Donna of Milford. Brother of Theresa Vasseur of Cambridge, Gloria Almeida and her husband John of Waltham, Patricia Ansara and her husband Ernest of CA,. and the late Francis Beninati. Brother in law of Jemma Fantasia. Also survived by his 2 grandsons…

                • Bennett, Sharron Leslie

                  Sharron Leslie Bennett of Ashby; 61 Ashby Sharron Leslie (Haavisto) Bennett, 61, of Ashby, died Monday, November 03, 2008, in Health Alliance Leominster Hospital. She was born January 14, 1947, in Fitchburg, daughter of the late Toivo and Edith (Hammar) Haavisto. Sharron graduated from Ashby High School in 1965. She leaves her husband of 42 years, Richard C. Bennett; her children, Charlene DeMartino and her husband Louis, and Richard A. Bennett, all of Ashby; her sister, Cynthia C. DiPippa and her husband…

                  • Besnia, E. Shirley

                    E. Shirley Besnia Sterling E. Shirley (Dalgliesh) Besnia, 90, was taken into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, November 2, 2008, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 3, 1918 in Haven, Alberta, Canada, the daughter of Kenneth and Clara (Woods) Dalgliesh. She worked as an executive secretary for British Merchant Shipping in Washington, D.C. where she met her husband to be, Howard. They were married in 1945 and in 1950 built their home in Sterling in which they…

                    • Besnia, E. Shirley (Dalgliesh)

                      E. Shirley (Dalgliesh) Besnia, 90, was taken into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, November 2, 2008, at home surrounded by her loving family. Shirley is survived by her loving husband of 63 years Howard; 3 sons, David Besnia and his wife, Deanne of Leominster, Kenneth Besnia and his wife, Deborah of Santa Rosa, California, and Mark Besnia and his companion, Mary-Ann of Franklin; a daughter, Linda Turcotte of Leominster; 2 grandsons, 1 granddaughter; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was…

                      • Biggio, Helen. F. (Reil)

                        and friends may call at the Funeral Home on Wednesday 3-7 PM. Interment, Lindenwood Cemetery, Stoneham. For obit/directions/guestbook,, McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home Stoneham 781-438-0405

                        • Blue, Juanee Y.

                          McDONOUGH, Ga. Juanee Yvette (Joyner) Blue, 29, of McDonough, formerly of Brockton, Mass., wife of Quan Blue, went home to be with the Lord, Oct. 30, 2008, at Henry Medical Center, in Georgia, after a lengthy illness, surrounded by her mother, aunts and uncles. Born and raised in Brockton, she was a graduate of Brockton High School. Juanee enjoyed arts and music. Besides her loving husband, Juanee leaves to cherish her memories, her mother and father, Angela Ledger and Roy Johnson; her brothers and sister,…

                          • Borden, Doris G. (Burt)

                            BORDEN, Doris G. (Burt) Of Arlington, Nov. 3, 2008 at the age of 98. Wife of the late Edward Whelpley and the late Charles Borden. Mother of Marilyn (Whel-pley) and her husband Richard Jones of Arlington. Grandmother of Robin Jones of Arlington and Scoff Jones and his girlfriend Kimberley Van Winkle of Arlington. Great-grandmother of Courtney Jones of Arlington. Sister-in-law of Rita Burt of Medford. Also survived by many nieces and neph-ews. Visiting hours at the Saville & Grannan Funeral Home, 418…

                            • Boushell, Patricia L.

                              & friends are respectfully invited. Remembrances may be made in memory of Patricia to Special Olympics, 450 Old Maple St., Danvers, MA 01923. For condolence messages:

                              • Boyd Jr., Edward J.

                                Edward J. Boyd, Jr. NORTH WEYMOUTH Edward J. Boyd Jr. age 78 of No. Weymouth and Cape Coral, FL., formerly of Quincy, passed away Monday, November 3, 2008 at his son Edwards Home in No. Weymouth surrounded by his loving family. Edward was born in Central Falls, R.I. on November 3, 1930. Raised and educated in Quincy. Resident of No. Weymouth for the past 50 years. Retired in 1990 as a Letter Carrier with the U.S. Postal Services in the No. Weymouth Branch after 25 years. U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.…

                                • Brosnan Jr., Leo

                                  Leo Brosnan, Jr., 75, of Worcester, passed away Monday, November 3, 2008 in the University of Massachusetts Hospital. The MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St. is honored to assist the family with arrangements.

                                  • Buckley, John M.

                                    and friends invited. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice. Retired member of the Boston Mailers Teamster Union #1.

                                    • Burke, Mary Louise (Duffy)

                                      BURKE, Mary Louise (Duffy) Of Newton Nov. 1, 2008. Beloved wife of Wayne Burke. Mother of Jeffrey Burke and his wife Kim and Matthew Burke and his wife Aniela all of Arlington. Sister of Kathi Duffy of Newton & Anne Krueger of Watertown and the late Thomas and James Duffy. Daughter of the late Andrew R. and Marguerite (Maclntyre) Duffy. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday from 4 to 8 PM in the Nardone Funeral Home, 373 Main St., WATERTOWN. At the request of the family services private. Nardone…

                                      • Burrows, Joseph A.

                                        Joseph A. Burrows of Lowell, enjoyed gardening Lowell Mr. Joseph A. Burrows of Lowell, died Sunday, November 2, 2008 at Saint Medical Center in Lowell, MA after a brief illness. He was married to Mrs. H. Ruth (McGowan) Burrows with whom he has been married to for over 60 years. Joseph was born in Dracut, on August 11, 1919, the son of the late Albert and Frances (Allison) Burrows. He was a graduate of Dracut High School. He served with the U.S. Army Air Corp. during WWII. Joseph retired from the Lowell…

                                        • 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…

                                          • Chambers, David E.

                                            CHAMBERS, David E. 66 of Wilder, ID died Oct. 25, 2008 at a Boise hospital. Military honors were held at 3:00 p.m. Fri., Oct. 31, 2008 at the Idaho State Veteran's Cemetery, Boise, under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, ID (208) 459-3629. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Teri; children, Ron (Sonya), Jennifer (Greg) and Chris (Rose); grandchildren, Nikayla, Paul, Catherine, Helen, Victoria, Peter Jon and Alex; siblings, Buddy and Katie; Aunt Viv; and numerous cousins. Dave was…

                                            • Collard, Raymond B.

                                              COLLARD, Raymond B. Of Attleboro and Martha's Vineyard passed away Friday, October 31, 2008 at age 63. He was husband of Suzanne (Guay) Collard. Ray received an Associate's degree in Construction Technology from Wentworth Institute of Technology and later a Bachelor's degree in Architecture from the University of Minnesota. He has been working as an architect at the Newport Naval Station Department of Public Works for the past seven years. He had worked for many years at Chisholm Washington…

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                                                • Conforti, Stephen J.

                                                  Stephen J. Conforti, 56, of 118 North Main Street, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, November 2, 2008, after a long courageous battle with cancer. He leaves his wife of 27 years, Suzanne M. (Mantelli) Conforti; two sons, Paul G. and Matthew S. Conforti of West Boylston; a daughter, Angela M. Conforti of West Boylston; his mother, Antoinette M. (Flaminio) Conforti of West Boylston; two sisters, Paulette L. Disinger of Okeechobee, Florida and Anita M. Bergstrom of Worcester;…

                                                  • Corey, Anthony A.

                                                    and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday from 3-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the , 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Interment in Fox Hill Cemetery, Billerica.

                                                    • Corliss, Jasmine Noel

                                                      Jasmine Noel Corliss of Chelmsford; 2 Chelmsford Jasmine Noel Corliss, 2 years 3 months, of Chelmsford, passed away Sunday November 2, 2008 at Children's Hospital in Boston. Born on July 26, 2006 she was the beloved daughter of Robert N. and Kristine B. (Conlon) Corliss of Chelmsford. In addition to her loving parents, Jasmine Noel is survived by her brother and sister; Mark F. Corliss, and Ariel E. Corliss, her grandparents; Janet Corliss of Waltham, and Francis and Cheryl King of Maynard, and many…

                                                      • Costa, Sam

                                                        COSTA, Sam In Framingham, of West Yar-mouth and Marco Island FL, Nov. 3, 2008. Beloved husband of Angela (Belcastro) Costa. Devoted father of Tony Costa and wife Sue of Framingham and Rick J. Costa and wife Collette of Framingham, Rosemary Stone and husband John of Boca Raton, FL, Theresa Adler of Boca Raton, FL and Ann Marie Costa of Davidson, NC. Also survived by a brother, Nick Costa of Framingham and a sister, Mary Wamboldt of Framingham, 7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild and many nieces and…

                                                        • Curcio, Mary J.

                                                          ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held Thursday, Nov. 5, 2008 at 2 p.m. at the Scatamacchia Funeral Home, 358 Washington St. Visiting hours will be held after the funeral service from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Penacook Place Patients Fund, 150 Water St., Haverhill, MA 01830. For directions or to send condolences go to

                                                          • Danca, Francis Joseph

                                                            DANCA, Francis Joseph Age 92, Oct 30, in Boxford, formerly of Lauderdale Lakes, FL and Malden. Beloved husband of 60 years of the late Ada (Cuzzi). Adored by his seven daughters, Andrea DeMeo and her husband Frederick of Boxford, Dorothy Harkins and her husband Rea of D.R., Mary Danca and her husband Michael Golden of OR, Frances Danca, deceased, Norma D'Anca and her husband David Reed of VT, Carolyn D'Anca and her partner William Gaspar of Chicago, Linda D'Anca of Malaysia. Grandfather of eight…

                                                            • DeCosta, Julia L. (Notoranglo)

                                                              DeCOSTA, Julia L. (Notoranglo) Of Walpole, died peacefully Monday, November 3, 2008 at Harrington House Nursing Center in Walpole. Formerly of Norwood. She was 89 and the wife of the late John N. DeCosta who died in 1975. She leaves her son, John N. "Jack" DeCosta, Jr. and his wife, Joanne, of Walpole and her grandaughter, Jessica De Costa of Walpole. Private services will be conducted at Gillooly Funeral Home, NORWOOD, with interment at Highland Cemetery, Norwood., For additional information,…

                                                              • Deane, Doris T. (Wheaton)

                                                                DEANE, Doris T. (Wheaton) Of Woburn, Nov. 2. Age 90. Wife of the late Samuel Dean. Mother of David W. Deane of Billerica and his friend Francine Chaput of Wakefield, Bruce E. Deane and his wife Kathryn of Concord, NC, and Robert J. Deane and his wife Denise of Woburn. Grandmother of Jonathan, Joanna, Brooke, and Lindsay Deane. Sister of Robert L. Wheaton and his wife the late Phyllis of Hebron, NH, Barbara Gendron and her husband Eugene of South Portland, ME, and the late Malcolm "Buddy" Wheaton…

                                                                • Delehanty, John Michael

                                                                  are invited to his Funeral Mass Thursday morning at ST. MICHAEL CHURCH at 10 o'clock. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to Big Brother/Big Sister of Greater Lowell, 45 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA 01852, E-condolence/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Funeral Directors John W. Crane and James F. O'Donnell, Jr. (978 or 866) 458-8768.

                                                                  • DesChenes, Alfred J.

                                                                    DesCHENES, Alfred J. 64, Englewood, FL, formerly of Westminister & Fitchburg, MA, died October 26, 2008. A Memorial Mass was held at our Lady of our Lords in Venice, FL. Ewing Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Survivors include wife of 62 years, Blanche, a daughter Janet Knox and a sister Anita Bowie of PA. Also survived by his grandson Steven Riggs of CO and Thomas Knox of MA. Al proudly served his country in the Navy WWII. He married Blanche Beauvais, a Navy Wave. Ellen Blanche raised 2…

                                                                    • Dhamko, Vangjel

                                                                      Vangjel Dhamko, 82, of 12 Mildred Ave., passed away on November 2nd surrounded by his loving family. Vangjel was born in Korce, Albania on October 6, 1926; he is survived by two sons: Kristaq Dhamko and his wife Aleksandra, and Petrika Dhamko; one daughter, Arjana Sterjo; five grandchildren: Antonela & Erion Dhamko, Viola, Johan, and Arber Sterjo; one great-grandson, Andrew Dhamko; one brother, Thanas Dhamko; as well as many relatives and friends. Mr. Dhamko was a hard working man who enjoyed sports and…

                                                                      • DiGiorgio, Anna M. (Spagnolo)

                                                                        DiGIORGIO, Anna M. (Spagnolo) In Winthrop, formerly of Revere & East Boston, Oct. 31, at 84 years. Wife of the late Anthony S. DiGiorgio. Mother of the late Anthony J. Cherished grandmother of Francesca A DiGiorgio & husband Justin R. & Anthony D. DiGiorgio, all of Winthrop. Dear sister of Gloria Schifano & her late husband Al of Danvers & the late Vincent I. Spagnolo. Beloved sister in-law of Clair Spagnolo of East Boston. Also lovingly survived by her great grandaughter Dakota…

                                                                        • Donnelly, Loretta C. (Giblin)

                                                                          DONNELLY, Loretta C. (GIBLIN) Of N. Attleboro, formerly of Norwood Nov. 2 age 84. Beloved wife of John M. Devoted mother of Mary D. Hughes and her husband Thomas of Mansfield, John M. and his wife Mary of Norwood, Robert G. and his wife Michelle of Norwood, Joanne Parkinson and her husband William of N. Attleboro, Stephen J. and his wife Venetia of N. Attleboro, Paul W. and his wife Diane of Attleboro, and the late Jeanne M. Thornton. Sister of Margaret Daly of Dedham, Helen Daley of Norwood and the late…

                                                                          • Donovan, Helen J. (McGrath)

                                                                            & friends invited. Visiting 1 hour prior to funeral mass from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. A Memorial Service for Helen will be held Friday, November 7, at 1:30 PM at the Bedford Presbyterian Church in Bedford NH where Helen has enjoyed living for the past 11 years. Gold Star Mother, enjoyed winters in Pompano Beach FL, loved her life and friends at Briston Manor, Bedford NH and especially loved and enjoyed her children and grandchildren. Interment, Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge.

                                                                            • Donovan, John H. "Jay"

                                                                              and friends invited. Visiting hours Tues. 4-8PM. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Jay's memory to St. Brigid's School, 866 East Broadway, So. Boston, MA 02127.

                                                                              • Duffy, James M.

                                                                                and friends kindly invited.

                                                                                • Engman, John David

                                                                                  ENGMAN, John David "Dave" Died Nov. 2, 2008 age 75 at home in Warwick, MA from complications from a form of ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). He was born in Waltham. MA June 27. 1933, son of John Henry and Edith (Taylor) Engman. He grew up in Concord and Acton MA, graduated from Lawrence Academy in Groton and received a BS in mechanical engineering at Tufts. Dave later received an MS in electrical engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. He served in the US Army from 1954 to 1956. Dave worked…

                                                                                  • 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…

                                                                                    • Filomena C. Chaves

                                                                                      Filomena C. Chaves, 83 years, died in Longmeadow of Taunton Nursing Home on Sunday morning, Nov. 2, 2008.  Born in Santa Maria, Azores, daughter of the late Manuel Perreira Cabral Chaves and Emilia Cabral Chaves.  A  resident of Taunton since 1968 she was a very active communicant of St Anthony’s Church, Taunton.  She enjoyed saying her Rosary daily and bible studies.  She was a technican for over 12 years at Texas Instruments in Attleboro and previously she worked at Kilburn Glass Company. …

                                                                                      • Florio, Marie A.

                                                                                        MARSHFIELD Marie A. Florio of Marshfield, formerly of Providence, RI, died November 2. She grew up and attended school in Providence, where she lived for 43 years before moving to Marshfield 5 years ago. Marie was a secretary at R. I. Hospital for 43 years. Sister of Rosa Hutchinson of Marshfield. Aunt of Michael and his wife Carol Hutchinson of Marshfield. Great aunt to Michael, Amanda and Olivia. Also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral from the Hurley Funeral Home, 127 So. Franklin St.,…

                                                                                        • Fortunato, Gertrude M. (Dwyer)

                                                                                          and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours are Wednesday from 3 - 7 P.M. at the Campbell - Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., BEVERLY (North Beverly location). Contributions may be made in her name to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. Information,directions,condolences at

                                                                                          • Fox, Florence R. (O'Sullivan)

                                                                                            and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St. (off Rt 109) WESTWOOD on Wed. Nov. 5th from 4-8pm. Funeral from the funeral home on Thurs. morning Nov. 6th at 9am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Margaret Mary Church at 10am. Interment at New Westwood Cemetery. Holden-Dunn-Lawler 781-326-0074

                                                                                            • Galbraith, Anne M.

                                                                                              GALBRAITH, Anne M. Of Scranton died Sunday October 26, 2008 in the University of Pennsylvania Hospital Philadelphia. Her Husband is Captain Peter M. Gailbraith USN (retired). Also surviving one daughter Angela Galbraith, Dedham, MA; one brother Dr. John Meara, DDS, East Lansing MI; several nieces and nephews.The Funeral will be Tuesday Nov. 11 at 9:30 AM from the THomas J. Hughes Funeral HOme 1240 St. Ann St. SCRANTON, PA 18504 with mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Ann's Basilica, Scranton, Pa.…

                                                                                              • Gavin, Francis W.

                                                                                                ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral from the Diaz-Healy Funeral Home Inc., 107 South Broadway, opposite St. Patrick Church, South Lawrence. Visiting hours will be Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008 from 4 to 8 p.m. Relatives and friends are kindly called to visit. A funeral Mass will take place Friday, Nov. 7, 2008 at 11 a.m. in St. Patrick Church, 118 South Broadway, South Lawrence. Those in need of assistance to attend the scheduled services may call Manolito F. Diaz at tel. 978-685-5732 to make an advance reservation for such…

                                                                                                • George, Stephen R.

                                                                                                  and friends invited. Veteran U.S. Army. Late retired teacher at Framingham North High School for over 30 years. Late member of the Yawkey Baseball League Hall of Fame. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Savin Hill Baseball League, c/o Daniel Marr Boys & Girls Club, 35 Deer St., Dorchester, MA 02125. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. For directions and guestbook,, . Funeral Home handicapped accessible with ample parking.

                                                                                                  • Gillen, Jean L.

                                                                                                  • Glancy, Edward J.

                                                                                                    Edward J. Glancy World War II Veteran; 85 Dracut Edward J. Glancy, 85, of Dracut, died October 31, 2008, at Fairhaven Nursing Home after a brief illness. He was the husband of Doris R. (Allard) Glancy and the last surviving member of his family. Born June 3, 1923, in Lowell, he was a son of the late James and the late Delia (Cox) Glancy, attended the local schools, and Lowell Trade High School. He was a United States Army Veteran of World War II, serving as a Corporal in the South Pacific. Mr. Glancy…

                                                                                                    • Goldstein, T.

                                                                                                      GOLDSTEIN, T. Of Taunton on Sunday, November 2, 2008. The Last of the Great Ladies of elegance and style. Constant companion of Elliot Aronson and all of his Family. She leaves many dear friends, most especially Barbara Holmes, Michael Simione and Mike Hedlun. She was the widow of the late Edward Goldstein. Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon on Thursday, November 6 at 12:45 PM. Memorial week will be private. Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack…

                                                                                                      • Grynkiewicz, Irene (Misiewicz)

                                                                                                        GRYNKIEWICZ, Irene (Misiewicz) of West Roxbury, formerly of Jamaica Plain, November 3, 2008. Complete notice on Thursday. For obituary and information go to, Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home 617-323-5600

                                                                                                        • Gulla, Josephine

                                                                                                          Giddens Funeral Home, 850 St. JOHNS BLUFF RD. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32256.

                                                                                                          • Hamlin, Therron Scott

                                                                                                            HAMLIN, Therron Scott Age 42, unexpectedly, November 2, 2008. Beloved son of Nola M. (Skillings) & the late Robert L. Hamlin of Wilmington, also survived by his aunt and several cousins. His Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, November 6th in the Wilmington Methodist Church, 87 Church St., Wilmington, at 10:00 a.m. Visiting hours at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62) Wilmington, on Wednesday, November 5th from 4-8 p.m. Memorial donations in Therron's name may be made to a…

                                                                                                            • Hayes, Margaret L. (Bickley)

                                                                                                              HAYES, Margaret L. (Bickley) Of Medford, November 1, 2008. Beloved wife of the late John E. Hayes. Beloved sister of Catherine F. Coleman of Dennis and her late husband James R. Coleman, Sr., and the late Eleanor L. Bickley. Loving aunt and godmother of James R. Coleman, Jr. and his wife Robbin of Medford. Devoted great aunt of James J. Coleman and Kala M. Coleman. Funeral services will be private., Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home 617-323-5600

                                                                                                              • Heflin-Dayton, Isobel

                                                                                                                ARRANGEMENTS: Private burial will be in the Pleasant View Cemetery, Mammoth Road, Londonderry, at a later date. The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry, is handling the arrangements. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit,

                                                                                                                • Hobart, Kevin J.

                                                                                                                  HOBART, Kevin J. Of Malden Nov. 1, 2008, suddenly at age 30. Beloved son of Rick & Cindy (Hobart) Vinciguerra of NH. Visiting hours Wednesday Nov. 5th 2-8pm. Funeral on Thursday. Complete notice to follow. Spadafora Funeral Home, 781-324-8680

                                                                                                                  • Hodin, John V.

                                                                                                                    HODIN, John V. Of Arvada, CO, formerly of Stoneham, MA died November 2, 2008 at age 73. Born May 27th, 1935 in Boston, MA to Mary Estelle (Ludwick) Hodin and Sven B. Hodin. He was a former Marine and retired from Western Electric.He is survived by his loving wife, Susan, of 18 years, and four children: Mary Leo of N. Reading and her husband Steve, Angela Romanski of Brandenton, FL, Elaine Anthony of Saugus, and her husband George, and Sarah May of Iowa and her husband Steve. He has five wonderful…

                                                                                                                    • Holloran, Joseph P.

                                                                                                                      and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made in memory of Joseph to the Joey Holloran Scholarship Fund, c/o Pat Dennehy, 10 Helena Rd., Dorchester MA 02122. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery. For directions and messages of condolence,

                                                                                                                      • Hughes, David R.

                                                                                                                        HUGHES, David R. In Revere, unexpectedly, at 25 years, on October 26. Beloved son of Debra (Colarusso) Hughes of Revere and the late Robert W. Hughes. Devoted father of Brendan R. Hughes of Revere, Cherished brother of Desiree L. Hughes of Manchester, NH, Robert W. Jr., & Christy C. Hughes, Jake and Eric Bodwell, Jr., all of Revere and the late Nicholas C. Hughes. Also lovingly survived by his niece Hailey M. Epstein of Manchester, NH & his step-father Eric Bodwell, Sr. of Revere. Also lovingly…

                                                                                                                        • Iovieno, Frank Attilio

                                                                                                                          Frank Attilio Iovieno, 85, of Shrewsbury, died at home Saturday, November 1st, after a 30 year struggle with Parkinson's disease. His wife, Margaret Mildred (O'Brien) died in 2003. He leaves his four treasured children, M. Susan Iovieno-Sunar and her husband Erdogan, Frank G. Iovieno and his wife Kathy Garner, Kathy LeBoeuf and her husband Raymond LeBoeuf, Jr., and Thomas Iovieno and his wife Penny; his beloved sister-in-law, Hazel O'Brien; his six grandchildren, Anthony and Mark Iovieno, Kate…

                                                                                                                          • Iria, Cole Alexander

                                                                                                                            of Valter and Catherine (Mendonsa) Iria, will be saddened at the unexpected death of their infant son, Cole Alexander Iria, on Saturday, November 1, 2008. Born August 22, 2008, in Lowell, in addition to his parents, he is survived by his brother, Gavin Iria; his grandparents, Nomesia Iria of Lowell, Maria and Brian Tilton of Upton, and John and Jocelyn Mendonsa of Litchfield, NH. He is also survived by his God Mother, Rowena Mendonsa of Pelham, NH and his God Father, Decio Rodrigues of Lowell; and many…

                                                                                                                            • Jacobi, Edward D.

                                                                                                                              and friends are kindly invited. In lieu of flowers memorials in Ed's name may be made to Grace Church. For obit or to send a note of condolence, Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home 617-244-2034

                                                                                                                              • Jarman, David W.

                                                                                                                                ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008 at 2 p.m. at the Brewitt Funeral Home, 14 Pine St., Exeter, N.H. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the , 2 Wall St., Manchester, NH 03101. To sign an on line guest book, please visit

                                                                                                                                • Kannan, George J.

                                                                                                                                  ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a funeral Liturgy on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008 at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony's Maronite Church, 145 Amesbury St., Lawrence. Cremation will follow in Linwood Crematory, Haverhill. Visiting hours will be Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to AFTD, 1616 Walnut St., Suite 1100, Philadelphia, PA 19103. For directions and…

                                                                                                                                  • Kelleher, Thomas A.

                                                                                                                                    Hours are Wed., Nov. 5 from 4 to 7 PM at the funeral home. The family request that flowers be omitted. Donations can be made to Elder Service of Worcester, Inc., 411 Chandler St., Worcester, 01602. To place an on-line condolence, please visit www.callahanfay.com

                                                                                                                                    • Kett, James

                                                                                                                                      STOUGHTON James Kett, 69, a lifelong resident of Stoughton, died unexpectedly, at home, Saturday, Nov. 1. He was the husband of the late Paula M. (Reardon) Kett. Born in Stoughton, he was a graduate of Stoughton High School, Class of 1957. A plumber, Mr. Kett was a member of the Plumbers Union in Boston for many years, before retiring five years ago. He was a member of the VFW Post 8892 in Avon and the Polish White Eagles in Brockton. In his free time, he loved fishing and boating. Mr. Kett is survived by…

                                                                                                                                      • Keurulainen, Miriam

                                                                                                                                        hip Club of Westminster. Miriam leaves her two sons and daughters-in-law, Rev. James E. and Priscilla Keurulainen of Dedham, and Rev. Barry J. and Andrea Keurulainen of Cabot, PA, four grandchildren Scott Keurulainen, Eric Keurulainen both of Canton, Elizabeth Siciliano of Aldie, VA, and Jennifer Keurulainen of Colorado Springs, CO, and one great-granddaughter Lucy Siciliano of Aldie, VA. KEURULAINEN A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, November 7, 2008 at 11:00 am in Our Savior Lutheran Church, 17…

                                                                                                                                        • Keurulainen, Miriam (Maki)

                                                                                                                                          Miriam (Maki) Keurulainen, 88 of 23 Church Street, died Sunday November 2, 2008 at the Concordia Lutheran Ministries in Cabot, PA., after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Toivo J. Keurulainen. Miriam leaves her two sons and daughters-in-law, Rev. James E. and Priscilla Keurulainen of Dedham, and Rev. Barry J. and Andrea Keurulainen of Cabot, PA; four grandchildren, Scott Keurulainen, Eric Keurulainen both of Canton, Elizabeth Siciliano of Aldie, VA, and Jennifer Keurulainen of Colorado Springs,…

                                                                                                                                          • Kiernan, Elva L.

                                                                                                                                            Elva L. Kiernan MORRISVILLE, Pa. Elva L. (Manchester) (Briggs) Kiernan, 100, died Oct. 16, 2008, at her home, surrounded by her daughter and granddaughter. Born in Brockton, Mass., raised in Easton, Mass., she was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. Mrs. Kiernan moved to Morrisville with her late husband, Michael J. Kiernan, where she was a longtime member of the Historical Somerseat and Morrisville Senior Center and a member of the Unitarian-Universalist Church, Titusville. Elva recently celebrated her…

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                                                                                                                                              • Klint, Gloria E.M. (Strandberg)

                                                                                                                                                & friends invited. In lieu of flowers, donations in Gloria's memory may be made to the Convenant Congregational Church Organ Fund. Interment in Gethsemane Cemetery, West Roxbury. Directions or guestbook, Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home Hyde Park 617-361-3216

                                                                                                                                                • Konieczny, Edward L.

                                                                                                                                                  and friends are most kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Frank A. Welsh and Sons Funeral Home 718 Broadway Chelsea on Thursday November 6 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 Wednesday from 2 (two) - 6 (six) P.M. Funeral Home fully handicap accessible, parking opposite Funeral Home. Late WW II Army veteran…

                                                                                                                                                  • Krygier, Helen A.

                                                                                                                                                  • LaChance, Leo P.

                                                                                                                                                    Leo P. LaChance, 87, of 60 Chapman Park, Gardner died Monday, November 3rd in his residence, surrounded by his family after a long illness. Born in Frenchville, Maine on March 16, 1921, he was the son of the late Donat and Annie (Martin ) LaChance. Mr. LaChance was a developer who owned and operated LaChance Associates in Gardner. He was a real estate insurance agent who also did appraisals for estates, banks, individuals and businesses. He, with his brother Luke founded LaChance Furniture and Appliance Co.…

                                                                                                                                                    • LaFrance, Richard W.

                                                                                                                                                      STOUGHTON Richard W. Turtle LaFrance, 50, a lifelong resident of Stoughton, died at Parkwell Nursing Home, in Hyde Park, Friday, Oct. 31. He was the husband of Patricia LaFrance. Born and educated in Stoughton, he was a member of the U.S. Army from December 1976 to December 1977. Mr. LaFrance was a tree cutter for Treetopping by Billy, in Stoughton, for several years. He was a friend of Bill W. He is survived by his children, Nicole E. LaFrance of Weymouth, Richard LaFrance Jr. of Stoughton and Alicia…

                                                                                                                                                      • Landi, Alphonse R.

                                                                                                                                                        LANDI, Alphonse R., Of Hudson, 83, Nov. 3. Beloved husband of the late Constance (Cameleo) Landi; loving father of Linda Klein of E. Hartford, CT, Stephen Landi of Bolton, Paul Landi of W. Townsend, Gail Moulton of Nashua, NH; devoted brother of Eva Paliuca of E. Falmouth. Also survived by 13 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Born in Cambridge, son of the late Alexander and Amelia (Litzi) Landi; veteran of WWII, Pacific theater, received the Purple Heart after being wounded…

                                                                                                                                                        • Langlais, George Olivier

                                                                                                                                                          George Olivier Langlais of Nashua, NH, formerly of Lowell; 84 George Olivier Langlais, age 84, a resident of Nashua, NH and Naples, FL, formerly of Lowell, died Friday, October 31, 2008 at the Youville Hospital in Cambridge, Ma following a lengthy illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Genevieve C. (Stanlis) Langlais. He was born in Lowell on March 8, 1924, a son of the late George H. and Irene C. (Pedneault) Langlais. George received his early education in the Lowell Schools and was a graduate of…

                                                                                                                                                          • Latino, Antoinette "Plucky" (DeSimone)

                                                                                                                                                            Antoinette "Plucky" (DeSimone) Latino, 96, of Shrewsbury died peacefully Sunday November 2, 2008 in St. Mary's Healthcare Center. Her husband Pasquale Latino died in 1958. Antoinette is survived by her loving family: a grandson whom she raised as a child, Paul V. Mandella and his wife Beverley of Shrewsbury; three great grandchildren, Anthony Mandella and his wife Kathryn, Paula Mandella and Jenna Mandella of Shrewsbury; two sisters, Italia Lomartire and Frances Tomaiolo and her husband…

                                                                                                                                                            • Leigh, John Richard

                                                                                                                                                              LEIGH, John Richard Suddenly, on November 1, 2008, 63 of Severna Park, MD. Beloved husband of Alice Leigh, devoted father of Katie Leigh and C.J. Leigh, dear son of Mary Leigh, dear father-in-law of Melissa Leigh. Also survived by two grandchildren. He was predeceased by his father Robert Leigh and his brother Robert Leigh. Family and friends may visit on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Barranco & Sons P.A. Funeral Home 495 Ritchie Hwy. SEVERNA PARK, MD 21146. Services will be held on Thursday 10…

                                                                                                                                                              • Lenahan, William

                                                                                                                                                                HINGHAM William J. Lenahan, of Hingham and Naples, FL, November 1, 2008. Beloved husband of Nancy Lenahan of Hingham and Naples, FL. Loving father of William Lenahan and his wife Sharon of Needham, Robert Lenahan and his wife Diane of FL, Bruce Lenahan and his wife Deborah of Norwell, Brian Lenahan and his wife Deborah of Centerville and Kathleen Lenahan of FL. Loving step-father of Alice Pierce and her husband Brad of Hingham, Pamela Iverson and her husband Eric of Mashpee, Paula Vangel and her husband Tom…

                                                                                                                                                                • Leonard, Ruth Shaw

                                                                                                                                                                  LEONARD, Ruth Shaw A resident of Epoch General Health Care Center in Weston, 102, died Wednesday, November 29, 2008. Ruth is survived by her sister, Edith H. Cooper, of Claremont, CA, sister-in-law, Marion Leonard, of Rochester, VT, her nephew, Christopher Leonard of Sag Harbor, NY, & William Leo-nard of NY, NY, her niece, Janet Guthers of Baltimore, MD and Mary Cooper of LaVernon, CA. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, November 6, at 2 pm in The Church of The Advent, 30 Brimmer St., Boston,…

                                                                                                                                                                  • Lima, Virginia Rose

                                                                                                                                                                    and friends invited. Visiting hours Thursday, 4-8. Parking at Pemberton Farms. Online condolences

                                                                                                                                                                    • Lizewski, Cecilia (Sawicki)

                                                                                                                                                                      Cecilia (Sawicki) Lizewski, 95, of Worcester, died Sunday, November 2, 2008 in Radius Health Care Center, Worcester. Her husband, Frank J. Lizewski died in 1958. Cecilia is survived by numerous nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by two brothers and two sisters. Mrs. Lizewski was a housekeeper and polish translator many years in the surgical unit of St. Vincent Hospital and retired in 1975. Before then she worked for David Clark Co., and worked on the sewing of the original astronaut suits for NASA. She…

                                                                                                                                                                      • Locke, Robert W.

                                                                                                                                                                        • Lopez, Luis Rodriguez

                                                                                                                                                                          Luis Rodriguez Lopez of Fitchburg Luis Rodriguez Lopez, 79, of Fitchburg, died Monday, November 3, 2008 at Gold Living Center, Fitchburg. Wright-Roy Funeral Home, 109 West St., Leominster, is directing arrangements which are incomplete at this time.

                                                                                                                                                                          • Lordan, James M.

                                                                                                                                                                            and friends invited, visiting hours Wednesday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm.In lieu of flowers, donation in Jimmy's name may be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers MA 01923. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.

                                                                                                                                                                            • Macioce, Filomena (Pellegrini)

                                                                                                                                                                              and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting Hrs. Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Interment Mt. Auburn Cemetery Cambridge. Funeral Home handicapped accessible. For directions and guest book please visit, Lehman & Reen Funeral Home Brighton 617 782 1000

                                                                                                                                                                              • Macura, Theresa D. (Abelli)

                                                                                                                                                                                hours are Wednesday Nov. 5 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Boyle Bros. Funeral Home, 173 Union Ave., Framingham. The family suggests memorial donations be made in her name to: the Callahan Senior Center Building Fund, 535 Union Ave., Framingham, MA. 01702 or to: the Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt. Wayte Ave., Framingham, MA. 01702. A lifelong resident of Framingham, Mrs. Macura will be remembered as a loving wife and mother, and as a person who volunteered her time generously.

                                                                                                                                                                                • Madden, Gloria N.

                                                                                                                                                                                  PLYMOUTH Gloria N. (Palomba) Madden, of Plymouth, died peacefully at home, November 2 at age 75. Daughter of the late Ludovico and Mary Palomba. Mother of Cheryl S. Waterman and Richard J. Madden both of Middleboro, Donald A. Madden of Brockton, Sheila A. King and Robert A. Madden both of Bridgewater, Martin R. Madden of Carver and Jodi A. Torrey of Plymouth. Former wife of the late Donald J. Madden. Sister of Lena Buonapane of Stoneham, Ann Villa of Cotuit, Remo Palomba of Jamaica Plain and the late…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Madden, Gloria N. (Palomba)

                                                                                                                                                                                    & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment private. Arrangements are under the direction on the Hurley Funeral Home, 134 So. Main St. (Rt.28), RANDOLPH. In lieu of flowers donations in Gloria's memory may be made to the Cranberry Hospice of Plymouth, 36 Cordage Pk Cir, Suite 326 Plymouth MA 02360

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                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mallon, Robert J. "Bob"

                                                                                                                                                                                        Robert J. "Bob" Mallon, 61, of 9 North Common St. died Saturday, November 1, 2008 in Quaboag on the Common. He leaves his daughter, Beth A. Mallon of North Brookfield; three sisters, Frances A. Befford & her husband Gene, Elaine M. Emery & her husband Thomas all of North Brookfield and Alice Gilman of Warren; many nieces & nephews, great nieces & nephews and many friends. He was predeceased by a sister Claire McQuaid and a brother David "Bo" Mallon. Bob was born in Ware…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mallozzi Sr., Peter A.

                                                                                                                                                                                          Peter A. Mallozzi Sr. died Sunday, November 2, 2008 in Holden Nursing Home after battling heart disease for many years. He leaves his wife of 60 years, Angelina P. (Petruccelli) Mallozzi; a son, Peter A. Mallozzi Jr. & his wife Angelina; a daughter, Mary Ann Gendron & her husband Ralph, all of South Barre; 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; nephews & nieces. Mr. Mallozzi was born in Barre, the son of the late Cosimo & Vitalina (DiCicco) Mallozzi and has been a life long resident. He…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Mancuso, Joseph "Joe"

                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends may visit at the funeral home Monday 4-8 PM. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joseph's name to the Hallmark VNA Hospice, 178 Savin Street, Suite 300, MaIden, MA 02148. www.cotafuneralhomes. com. Cota Funeral Home 978-664-4340

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mandatori, Donna (DeRubeis)

                                                                                                                                                                                              MANDATORI, Donna (DeRubeis) Of Newton, Nov. 1, 2008. Beloved Wife of David Mandatori. Devoted Mother of Derek Mandatori. Dear Sister of: Pompeo and Anna DeRubeis, both of Newton. Funeral from the Andrew J. Magni & Son F.H., 365 Watertown St, Rt. 16, NEWTON, Thursday at 9:30AM. Followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Newton at 10:30AM. Entombment to follow in Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum, Waltham. Visiting Hours Tuesday 6-9pm, Wednesday 3-8pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Manning, Thomas M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Thomas M. Manning WEYMOUTH Thomas M. Manning, age 72, on November 3, 2008. Thomas was born in Savin Hill, raised his family on Meetinghouse Hill before moving to Weymouth in 1990. He attended St. Williams Grammar School and Boston Technical High School as well as The Peterson School of Engineering. Tom served in the US Navy during the Korean War Era, as a Machinist Mate 2nd Class aboard the USS Searcher (AGR-4) and in the US Coast Guard aboard the USCG Cutter Duane. He was employed for many years at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Manning, Thoms M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours on Thursday from 4-8PM. Burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester. For those who wish, donations in Tom's memory may be made to: The Smile Train, 41 Madison Avenue, 28th floor, New York, NY 10010.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Matta, Ethel G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ethel G. Matta BROCKTON Ethel G. (Scott) Matta, 88, formerly of Brockton, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008, at the Pines Health and Rehabilitation Center, in Olean, N.Y., after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late James Matta. Born Jan. 10, 1920, in Brockton, she was a daughter of the late Charles F. Scott and Phoebie (Brewster) Scott. Raised in Brockton, she attended Brockton schools. She was a homemaker for many years and worked part time as a receptionist at the Shirley Matta Dance Academy…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mazzola, Manuel

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Manuel Mazzola WEYMOUTH Manuel "Manny" Mazzola, died at his Weymouth home surrounded by his loving family, November 3, 2008. He was 81 years old. Born in Boston, he was raised in East Boston and had lived in Weymouth since 1961. Manny was a graduate of East Boston High School and served in the U.S. Army during W.W.II. Late member Laborer's Int'l. Union of North America Local 22. Manny was a Shipment/Receiver Supervisor for A.B. Dick Co. He was a former truck driver for Miller Produce and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • McDonnell, Raymond P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Raymond P. McDonnell, 78, of Shrewsbury and formerly of North Providence, died at home Friday, Oct. 31st, surrounded by his family. He leaves his wife; five children, including Jillaine "Jill" Bradley and her husband Victor of Shrewsbury; and seven grandchildren. His funeral will be held on Tuesday, November 4th from the Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main St., Shrewsbury with a Mass celebrated at 10 AM in Saint Mary's Church, 640 Main St., Shrewsbury. Burial will follow in Saint…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • McHugh, Jonathan C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • McLaughlin, Mark Vincent

                                                                                                                                                                                                          McLAUGHLIN, Mark Vincent Age 45 Of Somerville Nov. 2, 2008. Youngest child of Regina S. and the late John E. McLaughlin. Brother of John, Neil, Kevin, Jim, Nancy Cody and Mary McLaughlin and the late Michael and Brian. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral From the Brown-Flaherty Funeral Home, 261 Washington St., Union Sq. SOMERVILLE on Friday at 9:00 A.M. Funeral Mass in St Joseph's Lower Church at 10:00 A.M. Visiting hours Wednesday & Thursday 4-8 P.M. Interment Private.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • McNulty, Ann C. (Socci)

                                                                                                                                                                                                            McNULTY, Ann C. (Socci) Of East Boston on November 2, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Raymond L. McNulty. Loving mother of James R. McNulty of Beauford, SC and Raymond J. McNulty of Montpelier,VT. Cherished grandmother of many grand and great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Nancy Barbero of East Boston and predeceased by 4 brothers and a sister. Funeral in The Kirby-Rapino Memorial Home, 917 Bennington St. (Orient Heights), EAST BOSTON on Wednesday at 11:30am. The family will receive visitors on Wednesday from…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Michael S. Cucinotta

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Michael S. Cucinotta, husband of Marion P. (Clark) Cucinotta,  died on Nov. 2, 2008 at the Life Care Center of W. Bridgewater. He was 81. Born in Belmont, he was the son of the late John and Angela (Bonanno) Cucinotta. A 1945 graduate of Belmont High School, he later served with the U.S. Army and Air Force during both WW II and the Korean Conflict, subsequently moving to the Raynham area over 40 years ago. A test technician with Raytheon for over 40 years, he retired at the age of 65. Besides his wife, he…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Mitchell, Helen E. (Connolly)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                MITCHELL, Helen E. (Connolly) Of Brighton, November 3, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Devoted mother of Elaine M. Feener of West Roxbury and Paul J. of Londonderry, NH. Complete notice to follow. For more information please visit, Lehman & Reen Funeral Home Brighton 617-782-1000

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Morse, Barbara Lillian

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Kindly invited. Arrangements by the HAMILTON-McGAFFIGAN Funeral Home, Pepperell, MA. Please see www.mcgaffiganfuneral.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Munoz-Garcia, Jesus M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MUNOZ-GARCIA, Jesus M. Of Dorchester formerly of California by accident on October 31st at the age of 23. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 in the Ruggiero Mazzarello Memorial Home, 971 Saratago St (Orient Heights) EAST BOSTON followed by his funeral in California later this week., Ruggiero Mazzarella Memorial Home East Boston 617-569-0990

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Murphy, Edward Francis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Edward Francis Murphy Lunenburg Edward Francis Murphy, 85, of Lunenburg, died Saturday, November 1, 2008 at the Leominster Hospital after an illness. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth A. (Burns) Murphy who died January 17, 2007. He was born in Fitchburg on January 20, 1923 a son of the late Edward F. and Doris (Murphy) Murphy. He attended St. Bernard's High School. Edward was served in the U.S. Navy as a Gunner's mate Second Class, during World War II. He worked as a paper maker for 35 years…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Murphy, Irene (Henry)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment at Holyhood Cemetery. Visiting hours Wed., 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Donations in memory of Mrs. Murphy may be made to Circle of Friends, St. Margaret Regional School, Buzzard's Bay, MA 02532 or to Boston Catholic Television, P.O. Box 9196, 34 Chestnut St., Watertown, MA 02471-9196. For additional information, tributes and guestbook, please visit( www.mem.com) Gillooly Funeral Home Norwood, MA 781-762-0174

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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."

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Norwood, Oris S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Oris S. Norwood, 84, died Sunday Nov. 2 in Autumn Village, N.H. He leaves his daughters, Cheryl Norwood of Auburn, Laureen Landgren of Millbury, Karen wife of Robert Osowski, Jr. of Palm Coast, Fla. and Lisa wife of Paul Lindstrom, Jr. of N. Woodstock, Ct.; 11 grandchildren, 10 gt. grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Born in Vinalhaven, Me., son of Seth and Dorothy (Parmenter) Norwood, he served with the Navy in the South Pacific during WWII, worked at U.S. Envelope, and was a school bus driver for 47…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • O'Connor, Margaret W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                O'CONNOR, Margaret W. 99, died Oct. 30 at the Royal Megansett Nursing Home. Born in Watertown, raised and educated there. Margaret was a W.W. II Veteran of the U.S. Navy Corps. She served in Paris Island, Chelsea, MA. and Portsmouth, VA. at the Naval Hospitals. Discharged as a Lt., she was a graduate of Carney Hospital School of Nursing. Margaret worked at Carney Hosptital and a Physician's office until retirement in 1973. She lived in Watertown until moving to Centerville in 1977. Member of the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Orlando, Edwin H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 Late WWII Navy Veteran. Late member VFW Mottolo Post. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, C/O Dr Mark Pomerantz Contribution Services, 10 Brookline Pl. West, 6th floor, Brookline MA 02445. Woodlawn Cemetery. Paul Buonfigilo & Sons-Bruno

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Orpin, Marilyn L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CANTON Marilyn L. Orpin (McGrath), age 83, formerly of Canton and of Braintree, passed away in Braintree, November 1st. Born in Boston, she was raised in Dorchester, graduated from St. Gregory's High School and attended Aquinas College. She has lived in Braintree for the last 3 years and previously lived in Canton for 30 years and summered in Hyannis. She worked for the Office of the Treasurer for the City of Boston, as the Administrative Assistant for the State Board of Retirement and at Saks 5th…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Orpin, Marilyn L. (McGrath)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ORPIN, Marilyn L. (McGrath) Age 83, formerly of Canton, Dorchester & Stoughton, November 1st. Beloved wife of the late Wallace B. Mother of M. Louise Orpin of Hyannis, Priscilla Staples of Stoughton, Susan Orpin of Milton, Pamela Orpin of Brockton, Frances Morrissey & Jean Orpin-Santor both of CA. Sister of Nancy Tyler of RI, Eleanor McNamara of Needham, John McGrath of Chestnut Hill & Mary Ann Brown of Dorchester. Also survived by 6 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren. Visiting hours at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Paino, Yolanda

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PAINO, Yolanda Of Jamaica Plain, Oct 31st. Complete notice to follow. Arrangements by the Mann & Rodgers Funeral Home, 617-522-2500.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pauck, Richard D.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be held Tuesday, Nov. 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, N.H. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Salem, N.H. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc., 1 Bedford Farms Dr., Suite 105, Bedford, NH 03110. To send a message of condolence to the family, view the obituary at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pezzano, Thomas J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Thomas J. Pezzano, 74, of Worcester, passed away Sunday, November 3rd, 2008, in his home after being stricken ill in his sleep. Tom's wife of 31 years, Winifred A. "Skippy" (McNamara) Pezzano, passed away in 1988. He is survived by his devoted family: a son, Mark A. Pezzano, his wife Christina and their sons, Nicholas and Michael of Worcester; a daughter, Christine Thomas, her husband Richard and their sons, Derek & Kevin on the Cape; two sisters: Esther Mazzone of Cherry Valley and Gloria…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Pinson Jr., Dr. William H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PINSON, Dr. William H. Jr. 89, of Stow, MA died October 30, 2008 at the VA Hospital in Bedford, MA following a brief illness. A memorial service will be held at the chapel at Bedford VA hospital. Dr. Pinson received his Ph.D. in 1952 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he taught Earth Science and Astronomy until his retirement in 1984. As a Professor Emeritus, Dr. Pinson continued to teach at area colleges and universities including Bentley College, Tufts University and Bridgewater State…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pinto, Carmen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony Church, 43 Holton St., Allston on Wednesday Nov. 5 at 4:30 pm. There will be a Memorial service on Friday Nov. 7 in the Lehman & Reen Funeral Home, 63 Chestnut Hill Ave (nr. Brighton Courthouse) BRIGHTON, from 6:30-8:30 pm. For directions and guestbook, please visit www., Lehman & Reen Funeral Home Brighton 617-782-1000

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pizzuto, Arnold L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PIZZUTO, Arnold L., Beloved son of Dr. Frank L Pizzuto & Santina Mazzarino Pizzuto. Arnold was born June 25, 1927 in Boston, MA. He passed away on October 31, 2008 after a long illness. Arnold was the eldest of four children. He was the dear brother of Barbara Garden of East Boston, the late Evelyn Pilcher and the late Lillian Manzo. Arnold and Paula Pizzuto were married in 1947 and parented two children, Linda Sewall & Frank L. Pizzuto. Arnold and Nancy Pizzuto were married in the mid 1950's…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Porfido, Rita

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Power, Rosaria S. (Blanco)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    POWER, Rosaria S. "Sally" (Blanco) Of Woburn, formerly of Malden & Medford, Nov. 2. Age 83. Beloved wife of Albert W. Power for 63 years. Mother of Bruce Power and his wife Linda of Wilmington, Deborah Crecco and her husband Ronald of Londonderry, NH, Robert Power and his wife Jill of Saugus, Cheryl Power of Dania Beach, FL, Keith Power and his wife Leslie of Revere, Candice Varsalona and her husband Thomas of Deerfield Beach, FL, Scott Power of Woburn, and the late Gerard Power. Grandmother…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Preskul, Adamina (Osada)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PRESKUL, Adamina (Osada) Of Everett, formerly of Chelsea, November 2nd. Devoted wife of the late Peter Preskul. Beloved mother of Mary Ann Preskul- Ricca and her husband Joseph A. of Shrewsbury and Frances Preskul of Everett. Cherished grandmother of Joseph Peter Ricca of Shrewsbury and loving aunt of Zeena Bonnes. Dear sister of the late Gladys Crestuk, Edna Ptaszynska, Joseph Osada, Walter Zell and Mary Zajaczkowski. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Smith Funeral Home,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Provencher, Patricia A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ARRANGEMENTS: Memorials can be made to MVNP-Meals on Wheels, 57 River Road, Andover, MA 01810. Family and friends may call on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc., 233 Lawrence St., Methuen. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. For condolences or directions visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Reardon, Pauline S. (Sullivan)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          REARDON, Pauline S. (Sullivan) Of Needham, formerly of Westboro, November 3, 2008. Beloved wife of the late George A. Reardon. Devoted mother of Suzanne M. Collier and her husband William of Statham, GA and Gregory P. Reardon and his wife Phyllis Uhl of Needham. Grandmother of Lisa Reardon of Jamaica Plain and Joanna Hogardt and her husband Matthew of West Roxbury. Great-grandmother of Madison, Taylor, Chloe and Matthew Hogardt. Sister of Eugenia Carpenter of Ann Arbor, MI, Gail Karpinski and Alex Sullivan…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Regan, Gladys M. (Hanifan)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Wed 5-8 PM. Interment in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden. Gifts in Glady's memory may be made to the Home for Little Wanderers, 271 Huntington Ave., 2nd Fl, Boston, MA 02115. For obituary, Dirs or to sign guestbook, visit, . Robinson Funeral Home Melrose (781) 665-1900

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Riggs, Matthew J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Matthew J. Riggs QUINCY Matthew Joseph Riggs, 32 years old, of Quincy, formerly of Cape Cod, died suddenly, Friday, October 31, 2008 at home. Mr. Riggs was born in Quincy, raised and educated in Cape Cod schools. He graduated from Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School. He lived in Quincy for five years, previously living most of his life on Cape Cod. He worked as a carpenter in the construction industry for many years. Mr. Riggs enjoyed playing football and baseball. He was also an avid Red Sox and Patriots…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ross, Florence (Smith)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ROSS, Florence (Smith) On Monday, November 3, 2008 in Palm Beach, FL, formerly of Brookline. Devoted wife of the late Albert H. Ross. Cherished, loving "Best Friend" and mother of Jane E. Wluka (Ross) of Newton and Stephen Ross of IN. Dear grandmother of Monica Richard and great-grandmother of Kyle and Sabrina Richard all of IN. Daughter of the late Samuel and Annie Smith. Sister of the late Abraham Smith and Jean Tillman. Jane wishes to acknowledge Pierrela Lebrun for her endless care, love and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Samuelian, Sadie (Malkasian)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sadie (Malkasian) Samuelian, 95, of Whitinsville died Fri., Oct. 31 at UMass Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Her husband Avedis Samuelian predeceased her. Sadie is survived by all her nieces and nephews, who were like her children; Enoch "Babe" Malkasian and his wife Claire with whom she lived, Diane Asadoorian, Marigene Balogh and her husband Franz, Hank Haghigian and his wife Yerin, David Malkasian and his wife Ruth, Janet Malkasian, Bobbie Malkasian and his wife Tricia and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Santasky, Joanne C. (Costa)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SANTASKY, Joanne C. (Costa) 64, of Peabody formerly of Medford, November 2, 2008. Daughter of Cecelia (Condelli) Dalessio of Medford and the late Frank Dalessio. She is survived by her four loving sons, Frank Costa, Jr. of Peabody, Robert Costa of Salem, Philip and his wife Melanie Costa of Peabody and Michael and his wife Michelle Costa of Medford, a brother, Frank and his wife Barbara Dalessio of Medford, a sister, Marie and her husband, Charles Parziale of Wilton, NH, five grandchildren, and is also…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Saunders, Joan V. (Latham)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SAUNDERS, Joan V. (Latham) Of Harwich formerly of Canton, Nov. 2, Beloved wife of John Thomas Saunders. Mother of David Saunders and his wife Ann of Rochester, Douglas J. Saunders and his wife Debra of Cummaquid, Joanne Saunders of Harwich/Edgartown. Sister of Edward A. Latham of Sandwich and the late Thomas W. Latham. Loving grandmother of 7 grandchildren and 24 neices & nephews. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday November 6th at the Pilgrim Congregational Church Main St. Harwichport at 11am.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Saveriano, Antoinette (Manganaro)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Assoc. Member of the Cape Cod Hospital Women's Auxiliary & the Red Hat Ladies., Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home 617-323-5600

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Schilling, Harriet N.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends may call at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave, WAKEFIELD, Wednesday from 4-8 PM. Interment, Belmont Cemetery, Belmont. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Roger L. and Harriet N. Schilling Scholarship Fund, c/o Wakefield C.S.F., P.O. Box 321, Wakefield, MA 01880. For obit/directions/guestbook,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Scott, Gregory A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SCOTT, Gregory A. Always kind hearted, Gregory Allan Scott, age 56, passed away Oct. 30th in the comfort of his home. A proud native of Boston, MA, Greg and his family have lived in Powder Springs, GA for the past 10 years. Greg was raised in New Hampshire, 1 of 6 siblings. He was very free spirited and extremely affable to everyone he met. He had a strong passion for music and was an advocate for the Democratic Party. GMAC was his life's work and he committed 30 years to the company. Greg fell in love…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sears, Lillian Irene

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lillian Irene Sears of Leominster Leominster Lillian Irene Sears was born in Leominster, on December 27, 1917, the fourth of fifteen children born to the late Azilda (Roux) and Arthur Lavallee. When she was four years old the family moved to a farm in East Charlotte, VT with a subsequent move two years later to pursue farming in Williston, VT. She graduated from Lamson School in Williston and then attended Mount St. Mary's Academy in Burlington, VT. During the Great Depression the family lost their farm…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Selinga, Georgianna

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Georgianna Selinga of Fitchburg; 80 Fitchburg Georgianna (Trudel) Selinga, 80, of Fitchburg, died Saturday, November 1, in Nashoba Valley medical Center after an illness. She was born May 19, 1928, in Fitchburg, daughter of the late Antonio and Mary (Debuc) Trudel. Mrs. Selinga worked for Watatic Spinning Mills. She retired from the Asher Pant Company in 1993 after working there for over 25 years. She loved walking, socializing with her family and friends, and going to the YMCA. Her husband, Frank Selinga,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Silva, Mary P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mary P. Silva KINGSTON Mary P. Silva, of Kingston, died on November 1, 2008. She was 96 years old. Mrs. Silva is the wife of the late Louis Silva. Loving mother of Frank Silva of Weymouth, Geraldine Azulay of Kingston, Richard Silva of Plymouth, Anthony Silva of Plymouth, and the late Frederick Silva of Plymouth. Sister of Madeline Fernandes of Sharon, Florence Miranda of Boston, August Barros of Carver, Manuel Barros of San Diego, and the late Ella Timas, Virginia Stell, and Edward Perry. Cherished…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Snider, Winifred (Bernstein)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Winifred (Bernstein) Snider, 85, of Portland, Maine, formerly of Worcester, died at Maine Medical Center in Portland on Sunday, Nov. 2nd. Her husband of 47 years, Jack M. Snider died in 1991. She leaves two sons, Judge Neil G. Snider and his wife Diana of Worcester and Ronald L. Snider and his wife Barbara of Eastham, MA; three daughters, Nancy E. Snider of Honolulu, Hawaii, Elizabeth A. wife of Dr. Alex Hutcheon of Falmouth, ME and Sarajane wife of Chai Angsuvarnsiri of Bangkok, Thailand; a brother,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Stawasz, Louis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Louis Stawasz, 91, formerly of New Boston Rd., died Saturday Nov. 1, 2008. He leaves his wife of 61 years, Elizabeth (Mazewski) Stawasz; two sons, Paul Stawasz of West New York NJ and Mark Stawasz of Big Flats, NY; one sister, Alice Skazbek of Oxford; 2 grandchildren, Andrew and Christiana. He was born in Dudley son of the late Jacob and Rose (Bonczek) Stawasz. Louis owned and operated Stawasz Oil for many years. He lived here most all his life moving two years ago to New York to be with his family. Mr.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sullivan, Catherine E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Catherine E. "Kay" Sullivan BOW, NH Catherine E. Kay (Carew) Sullivan, 79, of Bow, NH, formerly of Hingham, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, November 3, 2008. Kay was born in Hingham, MA, one of ten children born to Joseph M. and Catherine (McCormick) Carew. Kay was a longtime Red Cross Volunteer in Concord, NH and Hingham, MA. She was an accomplished ski racer, competing at an international level. She enjoyed golf, music, the ocean and most of all, her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sullivan, Ezekial H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BRIDGEWATER Ezekial H. Sullivan, beloved infant son of Jillian G. Sullivan and Andrew J. Fleisch of Bridgewater, died suddenly, at home, Nov. 1. He was born in Taunton, Sept. 25, 2008. Besides his parents, Ezekial is survived by his maternal grandparents, Robin (Zagaeski) and Michael Sullivan of Bridgewater; paternal grandparents, Kathleen (McCoy) and Stanley Warren of Marston Mills; and great-grandson of Eleanor Sullivan of Raynham and Miriam McCoy of Acushnet. Ezekial was the nephew of Lindsay and Jarrett…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sweeney, Georgianna C.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Taylor, Mark E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends invited. Interment will be private at the family's request. For directions and guest book visit, . Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home Hyde Park 617-361-3216

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Thompson, James H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                James H. Thompson of Chelmsford James H. Thompson, 80, of Chelmsford, died on Saturday, November 1, 2008. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. at the BLAKE FUNERAL HOME, 24 Worthen St., Chelmsford. A Service of Remembrance will be held on Thursday morning at 10 o'clock at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Mr. Thompson's name to Lowell General Hospital, c/o Development Office, 295 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by BLAKE FUNERAL HOME,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Tiernan Jr., Arthur M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Arthur Tiernan NEEDHAM Arthur M. Tiernan, Jr., 79, of Needham, a longtime lawyer who served for 20 years in the District Attorneys offices in Norfolk and Suffolk counties, died at the E.N. Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford, on November 1, surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Tiernan was born in Boston on August 25, 1929, and he was the son of the late Arthur M. and Gertrude (Ballem) Tiernan. He was raised in Brighton and was member of the Class of 1947 of Lawrence Academy in Groton. He attended…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Tirrell, George L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MARINA BAY George L. Tirrell, age 85, of Marina Bay, formerly of Squantum, died Friday, October 31, 2008 at the Marina Bay Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Beloved husband for sixty-three years of Doris E. (Cochrane) Tirrell. Devoted father of Maureen Glynn and her husband Frank of Marina Bay, Judy Hemingway and her husband Richard of Hull. Loving grandfather of John M. Burke, Jr. and his wife Kimberley Parker Burke of Quincy. Brother of Eugene Tirrell of Avon formerly of Quincy, Donald Golden of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Tomeo, Andrew J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends invited. Calling hours Tuesday 4-8 pm. Interment Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. Andrew served proudly during WWII as a member of the US Navy. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Wilmington Pop Warner Football Program, 4 Catherine Ave., Wilmington, MA 01887. For more information visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Topor, Joseph J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      & friends invited. Visiting hours Wed. 4-8 PM. Interment in Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church, 46 Myrtle St., Melrose MA 02176. WWII Marine Veteran, Iwo Jima Survivor & Purple Heart Recipient. For obituary, to order flowers or sign guest book please visit, Gately Funeral Home 781-665-1949

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Torname, Jane (Argiro)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        & friends are kindly invited to attend. Services will conclude with burial at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Jane's name to the Youville Hospital & Rehab Ctr, 1575 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. For directions, obituary and guestbook, Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781-396-9200 Medford-Wilmington-Woburn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Towle, Richard A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Richard A. Towle, 36, passed away Sunday after being stricken ill at home. A complete obituary will be Wednesday Nov. 5th. Funeral arrangements are in the care of Roney Funeral Homes of Grafton.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tully, Ann E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            WEYMOUTH Ann E. Tully, 62, of Berkeley, California, formerly of Rockland and Mashpee, a retired administrator from the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, died Friday, October 17, at her home from lung cancer while surrounded by friends and family. She was an avid Red Sox fan and delighted seeing them win the world championships. Born in Dorchester, she was raised in St. Matthews Parish until sixth grade. She moved to Rockland and attended Holy Family School. She is a graduate of Cardinal Spellman High School.…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Van Lenten, Kathleen C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SANDWICH Kathleen C. Van Lenten, of Sandwich, wife of George L. Van Lenten of 57 years. Daughter of the late Mary Ball of Westfield, NJ. She was a graduate of Westfield High School, followed by two years of nurses training. Kathleen lived on Cape Cod for the past 20 years. Loving mother of Susan Van Lenten Trachik, Nancy Van Lenten and Jill V.L. Powers, and was the sister of the late Thomas Clements. Grandmother of Jason Kopke, Bryan Van Lenten, Kiley, Benjamin, Brett, and Christopher Trachik, Kenneth and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Vaughan, Isabel R. (Garrett)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends invited. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 pm in the Salvatore Rocco and Son's Funeral Home, 331 Main St, EVERETT. In lieu of flowers donations in Isabel's memory may be made to All Care Hospice of Lynn, 16 City Hall Sq., Lynn, MA 01901. Isabel enjoyed family time and playing cards with friends. She will be missed by all. Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Serivce 1-877-71-Rocco

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Villiard, Paul E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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, www.lawlerfuneralhome.com, Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home, 617-323-5600

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wallace, Dorothy M. (Rainey)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dorothy M. (Rainey) Wallace, 91, formerly of Prospect St. died Sun., Nov. 2, 2008 in the St. Camillus Health Care Center in Whitinsville. She was the wife of the late Leon S. Wallace who died in 1985. A lifelong resident of Northbridge, Mrs. Wallace had been employed as a Telephone Operator for the former Whitin Machine Works in Whitinsville and was a hairdresser locally. Mrs. Wallace was born September 6, 1917 in Whitinsville the daughter of the late William and Jeannie (Taylor) Rainey. She was a graduate…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Weberg, Ivar

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          WEBERG, Ivar, 72, a 35-year resident of Merrimack, NH died unexpectedly on Sunday November 2nd, 2008 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Nashua, NH surrounded by family and friends. Deeply loved husband of Judith L. (Franciosa) Weberg for 50 years, Treasured father of William M. Weberg of Martha's Vineyard and Watertown, MA. and his son Warren A. Weberg and his wife Susan of Boston, MA. His brother Norman Weberg and wife Carol of Burke, VA and their family, and his dear friends Kenneth and Elizabeth Page of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • William Power “Bill” MacLean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            William Power “Bill” MacLean, age 96, passed away in Irvington, VA on Sunday, November 2, 2008.  Bill was born in Taunton, Massachusetts on June 12, 1912.  He was the widower of Margaret Crawford MacLean and was predeceased by his daughter Debbie Engermann.  His daughters Donna Birtz and her husband, Robert of Pocasset, MA and Lynne McMurtrie and her husband, Jerry of Deltaville, VA and son-in-law, Jim E. Engermann of Raynham, MA as well as seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren have survived…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Williams Jr., Ivan R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              WILLIAMS, Ivan R., Jr. Of Pepperell October 31, 2008 husband of the late Kathleen (Cox) Williams. He is survived by his children; Ivan (Randy) and Kristine Williams of Bedford, NH, Eric and Jennifer Williams of Maple Grove, MN, and Linda Williams of Merrimack, NH; three granddaughters, Danielle, Erin and Amanda Williams of Maple Grove, MN; brothers and sisters, Alvin and Fanny Williams of Gloucester, Dorothy Silva of Gloucester, Shirley and Herbert Conrad of Hudson, MA, Marilyn and Donald Brennan of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wood, Charles Babe

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PLYMOUTH Charles Babe Wood, 93, of Plymouth, November 2, 2008. Son of Henry and Lillian (Tremblay) Wood, he was born on October 24, 1915. Babe became a professional boxer while still in his teens. He served with the U.S. Army in Italy during World War II producing boxing shows for the USO. While there he met heavyweight Primo Canera and helped him immigrate to the United States. Babe became a boxing trainer and corner man working with Rocky Marciano, Paul Pender, Sonny Liston, Renaldo Oliveira and others.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Yeomans, Sally Mapel (Fitchett)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  YEOMANS, Sally (Fitchett) Mapel Age 80, of Westport Point died Sunday, November 2, 2008 at home with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Edward Yeomans. Mrs. Yeomans was born in Toano, Virginia, daughter of the late Kendall L. and Lulu B. (Marston) Fitchett, and attended Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia and the College of William and Mary. She lived in the Boston area and worked at Shady Hill School in Cambridge, the Greater Boston Teachers Center (Cambridge) and…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Cavallaro, Paula E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Conary, Joan M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Daniel William Shields

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Donald R. Fiske

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Dorothy Glog, was restaurant owner

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Edward H. DiTroia, 84

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Erma I. Spencer

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Frost, JoAnn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Gladys Pratt, lifetime Bay State resident

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Jane Bauernfeind, teacher from Kentucky

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Joan Marie Conary, 72

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • John David Engman

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mary Jean Dewire

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Nellie Foster

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Plutnicki, Irene G. (Sweeney)

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