Sunday, November 9, 2008

Massachusetts Obituaries 11/09/08


    WORCESTER/GARDNER — Aileen M. (Koski) Edman, 101, died Friday, November 7, 2008 at Holy Trinity Nursing Home in Worcester. Her first husband, John E. Ingerson, died in 1950. Her second husband, Conrad F. Sign In To Read Full Story

    • Ackil, Faris J.

      Faris J. Ackil BROCKTON Faris J. Ackil, 77 years, of Brockton, died unexpectedly, Nov. 7, 2008, at Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center. Born and raised in Brockton, he was a son of the late Abdallah and Richidi (Nasser) Ackil. Faris was a 1949 graduate of Brockton High School, a Korean War veteran and longtime manager for Stop & Shop Supermarket. He was instrumental in raising four nephews, who considered him their third parent. He was a great cook who would cook for the boys and their friends, but…

      • Adams, Robert

        • Allen, Evelyn M.

          and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Monday 4-8PM. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Needham. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Evelyn's memory to Home for Little Wanderers, For directions and guestbook visit www., George F. Doherty and Sons Needham 781-444-0687

          • Amadon, George Frazee

            AMADON, George Frazee Of Weston, died on November 2, 2008. Husband of Meredith Lightbown-Amadon of Weston. Father of Patricia G. Dougan of Carver and Marco Island, FL and Reed T. Amadon of Houston, TX. Also survived by 7 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, 1 step-son and 1 step-granddaughter. Husband of the late Elizabeth "Betty" (Reed) Amadon who died in 1992. Private family interment in Edgell Grove Cemetery. A Celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008 at 1:00 pm at St.…

            • Aucoin, Joseph T.

              AUCOIN, Joseph T. Of Bellingham, formerly of Natick, died peacefully at his daughter's residence on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, following a declining period of health. Mr. Aucoin is survived by his children Joseph T. Aucoin, Jr., John Aucoin and Theresa A. (Aucoin) McGlynn. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and have been entrusted to the care of the John C. Bryant Funeral Home of COCHITUATE. Complete notice to follow on Monday, Nov. 10, 2008.

              • Bartolomucci, Mark F.

                and friends kindly invited. Interment service private. Blackington, Conroy & Hayes F. H. 1-800-585-6939

                • Belcher, James A.

                  James A. Belcher of Leominster James A. Belcher, 79, of Leominster, MA, died Friday, November 7, 2008 in HealthAlliance Leominster. Wright-Roy Funeral Home, 109 West St., Leominster, is directing arrangements which are incomplete at this time.

                  • Bergstrom, Carl E.

                    BERGSTROM, Carl E. 80, of Manchester, NH, formerly of Rochester, NH, Port Charlotte, FL and Lynn, MA, died November 6, 2008 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Husband of Mary Alita (Dunn) Bergstrom with whom he shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Lynn, MA, the son of the late Fredrick and Virginia (Paine) Bergstrom and son-in-law of the late Fenwick and Evangeline (Nadeau) Dunn. A Veteran of World War II, he served with the United States Army in Hawaii and Guam and was a retired employee of Middlesex…

                    • Blood Sr., Clifford R.

                      • Blood Sr., Clifford R.

                        BLOOD, Clifford R. Sr. Beloved father and father-in-law of Gretchen and husband Henry Miller and Clifford R. Jr. & wife Nanda Blood, died Friday at the Merrimack Valley Hospital. Clifford leaves grandchildren: Carrie, Melissa, Katie, Meredith and Clifford R., as well as 4 great grandchildren Shelby, Haley, Lena, and Alan Jr. Friends may pay their respects on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc., 233 Lawrence Street in METHUEN. Funeral Services will take place on…

                        • Boccelli, Frank P. Dina

                          and friends may call at the Funeral Home on Tuesday 4-8 PM. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield. For obit, directions & guestbook, see

                          • Bonomo, Giuseppa (Mistretta)

                            and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday, 4-8. Services will conclude with burial at St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent in Giuseppa's name to the Courtyard Nursing Care Center, Residents' Council Fund, 200 Governors Ave., Medford, MA 02155. For directions, obituary and guestbook:, . Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781-396-9200 Medford-Woburn-Wilmington

                            • Borelli, Ernest James

                              BORELLI, Ernest James 84, of Coconut Creek, FL, born in Cambridge, MA, August 6, 1924 and passed away November 6, 2008. Preceded in death by his mother, Francesca Borelli (nee Marazzo), father, James Borelli, and wife Louise (nee Patnaude) Borelli. Loving father of Elia Louise of Coconut Creek, FL and son John Joseph and wife Mary of Milford, MA. Devoted grandfather to John and wife Sara of Marlborough, MA, Mary Kate of Milford, MA, Joseph Michael of Bellingham, MA and Jeffrey Justice of Milford, MA.…

                              • Boyle, Wendy Hilgert

                                BOYLE, Wendy Hilgert Age 54, of Holliston, MA died on November 1, 2008. She leaves behind her husband Roger Boyle of Holliston. Her sons Michael Curtis Boyle of Savannah, GA and Christ-opher Charles Boyle of Ithaca, NY, sisters Donna H. Rhode and her husband of Rowayton, CT, Judith H. Hines and husband of Thomaston, ME, Dianne Hobbie of Eastchester, NY, and a brother Jeffrey R. Hilgert and wife of West Edmeston, NY, also 3 neices and 3 nephews. A memorial service to celebrate Wendy's life to be held…

                                • Brendan P. Cunningham

                                  Brendan P. Cunningham, 31 years old, died unexpectedly in the Arbour Hospital, Boston on Sunday Nov. 2, 2008. Born in Taunton son of Diane (Shachoy) Trainor of Taunton and Joseph Cunningham of Taunton.  Educated in Taunton and a member of the Class of 1995 of Taunton High School.  He was a employed as a machinist for Bristol Tape in Fall River.  He enjoyed all sports especially the Red Sox.  He is the brother of Brian Cunningham of Taunton, Tanya Iannelli of Braintree and her husband Steve; Jodi Tower…

                                  • Briggs, Louise Bates

                                    BRIGGS, Louise Bates 92, of Hudson, MA and Cape Cod, beloved wife of Dudley T. Briggs, deceased, died October 27, 2008 at Wingate of Sudbury. She retired from teaching at Arlington High School in 1969, and was a member of the class of 1937 at Framingham State College. Louise is survived by two sons, David and Jonathan Briggs of New Mexico, and two daughters, Ursula Small and her husband Bruce of Illinois and Leslie Simpson of Hudson, MA. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren, Joshua and Evan Briggs, Keith…

                                    • Brooks, Clyde B.

                                      and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4:00 pm-8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers donations in Clyde's name may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Foundation, 720 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118. Interment Puritan Lawn Cemetery, Peabody. Late Third Degree Knights of Columbus.

                                      • Brown, Robert R.

                                        and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 PM. Children's room available. Bob was attached to the 26th Yankee Infantry Division of the 126th Signal Battalion Headquarters Co., Retired. He was a Section Chief of the Photo Dept. He was a past Commander of the 126th Signal Battalion Assoc. Late Air Force & Army National Guard Veteran. Please, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Most Precious Blood Stained Glass Restoration Fund, 43 Maple St., Hyde Park, MA 02136. Interment National…

                                        • Burns Jr., William H.

                                          and friends invited to attend visiting hours in the MacKinnon Funeral Home, 760 Washington St., Whitman, Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass Monday in Holy Ghost Church, in Whitman, at 10 a.m. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Knights of Columbus Council 347, P.O. Box 391, Whitman, MA 02382. For directions or to sign the guest book, visit

                                          • Campbell, Dorothy W.

                                            ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be on Monday, Nov. 10, 2008 from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Charles F. Dewhirst Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. To send an online condolence, please visit,

                                            • Carpenter, John F.

                                              and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service in St. John's Episcopal Church, 95 Deerfield Ave., Westwood on Saturday, Nov. 15th at 11 AM. Interment at New Westwood Cemetery. Holden-Dunn-Lawler 781-326-0074

                                              • Cerbone, Franco M.

                                                and friends may visit at the funeral home Sunday 4-8pm. Entombment, Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Franco's memory to the Paul J. Pasciuto Foundation, 30 Nashua St., Woburn, MA 01801. Franco was a member of the Union Local 22., Cota Funeral Home 781-944-1765

                                                • Claus, Margaret (Condon)

                                                  and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours Sunday 4-7 PM. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery in West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers memorials in Margaret's name made be made to Emmanuel College Class of 1943, 400 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115. Late member of Charles River Country Club, enjoyed tennis, golf and BC Football. For directions, obit or to send a noteofcondolence, Eaton Funeral Home 1-781-444-0201

                                                  • Colpoys, Francis (Featured Guest Book)

                                                    • Connolly, Ruth (Quinlan)

                                                      CONNOLLY, Ruth (Quinlan) Of Needham, November 7, 2008. Age 92. Beloved wife of the late Edward B. Connolly. Loving mother of Paul E. Connolly and his wife Patty of Falmouth; Richard T. Connolly and his wife Martha of Wells, ME; Christopher J. Connolly and his wife Nanette Cormier of Arlington and Edward G. Connolly and his wife Bonnie of Medfield. Dear grandmother of Casey, Meghan, James, Therese, John, Richard, Patrick, Deborah, Kyle, Abby, Sean, Norah and Dana. Proud great grandmother of nine, soon to be…

                                                      • Connors, Shirley A. Bryson

                                                        • Contilli, Santa (Gaeta)

                                                          & friends are invited to attend a service in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS, on Monday at 11 a.m. Visiting hour prior to services from 10-11 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. For directions, please visit at:

                                                          • Cosgrove, Thomas J.

                                                            COSGROVE, Thomas J. 74, a 66-year resident of Brighton, died peacefully on Nov. 6 in his Eastham home. A talented high school athlete and Army Veteran, Mr. Cosgrove graduated from Boston College, and worked at New England Telephone Co. for 32 years. In retirement, he took great pleasure as a school bus driver, and was a familiar, friendly face on the Cape Cod bike trail, where he ran a hot dog stand for six summers. Known for his wit and gentle manner, he leaves his devoted wife of 49 years, Barbara, and…

                                                            • Costa, Lawrence J.

                                                              MIDDLEBORO Lawrence J. Larry Costa, age 80 years, of Middleboro, died peacefully, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at Island Terrace Nursing Home in Lakeville. Born Saturday, June 9, 1928, in Bridgewater, he was a son of the late Lawrence D. and Alda (Anti) Costa. Larry was a 1946 graduate of Bridgewater High School and received his masters degree in education from Bridgewater State College. He was a teacher for many years, teaching in Carver, Bridgewater, Marshfield and Long Island, NY. He then worked at the…

                                                              • Courossi, Dorothy E.

                                                                • Coyne, Nora C.

                                                                  and friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday 3-7PM. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Nora's memory to the St. Augustine's Pantry, 70 Devine Way, South Boston, MA 02127.

                                                                  • Crawford, Nancy (Allen)

                                                                    Nancy (Allen) Crawford, 84, of North Grafton passed away November 7, 2008 from recent illnesses. She was the wife of the late Hugh Crawford. She leaves her sister, Elisabeth Kelly of North Grafton; seven nephews and nieces, one grandnephew and four grandnieces. Born January 15, 1924 in Worcester, she was the daughter of the late Laurence and Miriam (Prior) Allen. Mrs. Crawford worked as a proofreader for 25 years at Heffernan Press and Achorn Graphics. Nancy was a lover of animals and her family asks that…

                                                                    • D'Apolito, Pasquale

                                                                      D'APOLITO, Pasquale "Pat" Of East Boston on November 6, 2008. Beloved son of the late Pasquale and Eda (DiGiampaolo) D'Apolito. Loving brother of Rose D'Apolito, Eda D'Apolito, both of East Boston and Anthony D'Apolito of Saugus. Dear uncle of Kristen and Tony. Also survived by many cousins and friends. Funeral in The Rapino Memorial Home, 9 Chelsea Street,, (Maverick Sq.), EAST BOSTON, on Wednesday at 12 Noon. The family will receive visitors on Wednesday from 10 AM-12 Noon.…

                                                                      • Dempsey, Robert

                                                                        Robert Dempsey, 77, of Worcester, died peacefully November 5, 2008, in the UMASS Memorial Hospital, 119 Belmont St. THE MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St., is assisting the family with arrangements. A full obituary will follow later this week.

                                                                        • Dlugove, William

                                                                          DLUGOVE, William Of Stoneham, November 8, 2008. Beloved husband of Rose C. (Lumino). Father of David Dlugove of Revere, Stanley Dlugove of Stoneham and Pamela Chaney of Merrimack, NH. Brother of Lester Hoover of San Diego, CA, Pearl Rosenberg and Ruth Rhinestein both of Everett and the late Charlotte Pace. Also survived by grandchildren Christina Rose and David William Dlugove. Funeral Services at the Anderson-Bryant Funeral Home, 4 Common St., STONEHAM, Thurs. at 11 AM. Visitation: Wed., 4-8 PM. Those…

                                                                          • Dolan, John W.

                                                                            John W. Dolan, 86, of Southampton, N.J., died on Thursday, Oct. 23. Mr. Dolan was born in Worcester and attended the College of the Holy Cross before enlisting in the Army Air Corp in 1942. He was awarded the Air Medal with three oak leaf clusters for distinguished valor. Mr. Dolan received a bachelor's degree from Holy Cross in 1946 and his master's degree in social work in 1948 from Fordham University. Mr. Dolan was the husband of Doris T. (Fingerhut) Dolan and father of Theresa Rosamilia, Anne…

                                                                            • Douglas, Annie (Joyce)

                                                                              and friends invited. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. For directions and guestbook:, . William J. Gormley Funeral Service 617-323-8600

                                                                              • Driscoll, Margaret Louise (Kirk)

                                                                                DRISCOLL, Margaret Louise "Peggy" (Kirk) Of Broomfield,CO, formerly of Stoneham, MA, died at home Oct. 25, 2008, of lung cancer at 53. Wife of Thomas D. Driscoll for 30 years. Also leaves her mother, Margaret (Shaw) Kirk of Longmont, CO, a sister, Kathleen Simpson, of Happy Valley, OR, two brothers, James F. of Los Angeles and Christopher X. of Longmont, and several nieces and nephews. Graduate of Stoneham High School, she worked for Boulder County Sheriff's Office for 28 years. A memorial…

                                                                                • DuHamel, Alfred H.

                                                                                  Alfred H. DuHamel of Lowell Alfred H. "Harry" DuHamel, 78, of Lowell, died November 6. You are invited to His Calling Hours 2 until 6 p.m. on Sunday. On Monday, His Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. at the McDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL (978 OR 800) 458-6816. His Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. E-condolence site

                                                                                  • Dunn, Robert S.

                                                                                    DUNN, Robert S. Of Quincy formerly of Milton, Nov. 4. Beloved son of the late James A. Dunn, Stepson of Margaret L. (O'Keefe) Dunn. Brother of Alice B. Dunn of Boston, James A. "Jad " Dunn of Quincy. Step brother of Nancy A. (MacKenzie) Connelly of Milton, William R. MacKenzie of Westwood and Thomas C. MacKenzie of Milton. Funeral Monday, Nov. 10 from the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 5 Canton Ave., MILTON at 9 AM. Funeral Mass in St. Mary of the Hills Church at 10 o'clock.…

                                                                                    • Edmundson, Dorothy M.

                                                                                      EDMUNDSON, Dorothy M. 83, died in her Delray Beach, FL home of natural causes on Nov. 5, 2008. Dorothy was born in Sharon, MA and resided in West Peabody for over 40 years. She is survived by her 3 daughters, sons-in-law, Christine and Dan Wehnes, Sandra and Dominic DiMella and Karen and Jeffrey Stockwell. She also leaves behind 8 grandchildren: Ashley, Chrstine, Ryan, Seth, Justin, Michelle, Brandon, and Shane. There will be a private Service for family and friends on Monday, Nov. 10th at 11 AM at Puritan…

                                                                                      • Fernald, Helen (Merriman)

                                                                                        FERNALD, Helen (Merriman) Of Cambridge, November 6th, age 88. Beloved wife of Mason Fernald and mother of Francie Mason of Vermont, Corey Merriman-Morris of Massachusetts, Eliot Morgan of Georgia, and Robert Fernald of Ohio. She is survived by 11 grandchildren and 8 great granddaughters. Daughter of Professor Roger Bigelow Merriman of Harvard University and Dorothea Foote of Cambridge, MA. Helen attended Radcliffe and Longy School of Music. Helen was the first woman on the Board of the Overbrook School for…

                                                                                        • Ferraro, Joseph M.

                                                                                          Joseph M. Ferraro, 59, of Worcester, passed away, Friday, November 7, 2008, in the Rose Monahan Hospice Residence, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Joseph is survived by his wife of thirty years, Beverly M. (Ballotte) Ferraro; three daughters, Lisa Ferraro in California, Theresa LaBouef and her husband Robert and Christa Ferraro all of Worcester; a brother, Terrance Ferraro and his wife Evelyn of Worcester; three grandchildren, Shiana, James, and Mathew; nieces and nephews. Joseph was born in…

                                                                                          • Fingado, Doreen (Gamble)

                                                                                            CENTERVILLE —Doreen (Gamble) Fingado passed peacefully at home on Nov. 2, 2008, surrounded by family and friends. She was born Doreen Elizabeth Templeton Gamble, the daughter of Thomas and Annabella Gamble of Philadelphia. She graduated from the Philadelphia High School for Girls and received her nursing diploma from Episcopal Hospital in Philadelphia. Doreen met and married Philip Fingado, now deceased, while attending the University of Maryland. She also obtained a bachelor of science degree from Cedar…

                                                                                            • Finn, Patricia M. (Cooper)

                                                                                              & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday 4 thru 8. Interment will be private. For directions, obit & guestbook, . Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781 933 0083 Woburn - Medford - Wilmington

                                                                                              • Fisher, Robert N.

                                                                                                Robert N. Fisher, 82 formerly of Shrewsbury, passed away at Sterling Health Care Center on Friday, November 7th after an illness. Bob is survivied by his loving wife of 60 years, Beverly Shepard Fisher, a daughter, Beth Gabrielli of Warren, VT, and a son, Steven Fisher and his wife, Jill of Holden. Bob was known as "Papa" to 5 grandchildren, Amy, Becky, Sam, Emily, and Haley and had 3 great-grandchildren. A daughter, Brenda Coughlin, of Houston, TX, predeceased him. Bob was born in Toledo, OH, the…

                                                                                                • Foley, Virginia A.

                                                                                                  & friends invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday from 4-8 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the Sisters of the Charity of Nazareth, P.O. Box 9, Nazareth, KY 40048. (Doorman, Parking) Laughlin, Nichols & Pennacchio F.H. Theodore F. Nichols - Director 617-361-2410

                                                                                                  • Gage, Billie E.

                                                                                                    ARRANGEMENTS: A graveside service will be held at Elmwood Cemetery in Bradford at a later date to be announced. Billie requests no flowers. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill & Bradford. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Atkinson Police Charitable Fund, P.O. Box 321, Atkinson, NH 03811, or to the Talking Books Program, 117 Pleasant Street — Dolloff Bldg., Concord, MA 03301. Condolences to her family may be made at

                                                                                                  • Gallagher, Gertrude "Roseann" (MacDonald)

                                                                                                    hours Sunday 4-8 p.m. Late Den mother for Walpole Boy & Cub Scouts, also late former secretary of the Walpole Little League. Interment St. Francis Cemetery, Walpole.

                                                                                                    • Gallagher, Gertrude (MacDonald)

                                                                                                      and friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday 4-8 p.m. Late Den mother for Walpole Boy & Cub Scouts; also late former secretary of the Walpole Little League. Interment St. Francis Cemetery Walpole.

                                                                                                      • Geary, Charlotte M. (Harney)

                                                                                                        and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Sunday 2-5 p.m. Interment Fairview Cemetery, Hyde Park. For directions & guestbook, George F. Doherty & Sons Dedham 781-326-0500

                                                                                                        • Geno, Walter E.

                                                                                                          BROCKTON Walter E. Geno, of Brockton, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at West Roxbury VA Medical Center. A funeral service will be held in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, Monday, at 2:15 p.m. Arrangements by Russell & Pica Funeral Home, Brockton.

                                                                                                          • German Sr., Martin A. "Marty"

                                                                                                            Martin "Marty" A. German, Sr., 72, formerly of Holden, Massachusetts, went to be with God, and his dad, Marty. He leaves his mother, Helen and his loving wife of 51 years, Patricia "Patty"; father of Martin Jr., (Michelle), Michael (Laura), Matthew, Monica; 8 grandchildren. Marty graduated from East Tech High School in Cleveland, OH. He went into the US Army and met Patty at Ft. Belvoir, VA, who he married on October 26, 1957. He went on to Fenn College and did an apprenticeship at Balas…

                                                                                                            • Gerson, Thelma (Pearlman)

                                                                                                              GERSON, Thelma (Pearlman) Of Stoughton, on Saturday, November 8, 2008. Devoted mother of Roberta Ellen Gerson of Needham. Sister of Dora Miller of Brockton, Theodore Pearlman of FL and the late Richard Pearlman of San Diego, CA. Cousin of Ira Katkis of Winthrop and Bernice Lichtenstein of Newton. Loving aunt of many nieces and nephews and their families. Dear friend of many. Services at the Levine Chapel, 470 Harvard Street, BROOKLINE on Tuesday, November 11 at 10. Interment at the Ohavi Sedeck Cemetery,…

                                                                                                              • Ghizzi, Carol M. (Courtemanche)

                                                                                                                • Giacobbe, Josephine A. (Badessa)

                                                                                                                  and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Sunday 4-8 p.m. Interment Gethsemane Cemetery, West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in Josephine's memory to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For directions&guestbook, . George F. Doherty & Sons Dedham 781-326-0500

                                                                                                                  • Gillette, Philip E.

                                                                                                                    GILLETTE, Philip E. Of Andover, formerly of Malden, Nov. 6, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Pauline C. (Crafts) Gillette. Devoted father of Pauline Maxwell and her husband Jack of CA, Philip Gillette and his wife JoAnn of Manchester, Robert Gillette and his wife Paula and Peter Gillette, all of Malden, Michael Gillette and his wife Sharon of Medford, James Gillette and his wife Patty, Anne Dever and her husband Phil, Dale Gillette and his wife Jackie, and Daniel Gillette and his wife Dawn, all of Andover.…

                                                                                                                    • Gilman, Dorothy B.

                                                                                                                      Dorothy B. Gilman, 95, of Westborough, died on Thursday, November 6, 2008 at the Westborough Healthcare Center. She was the wife of the late Arthur E. Gilman. Her first husband, E. Earl Butler, died in 1971. Born in Needham, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Pearl (Wiggin) Burton. She was educated in Needham schools and was a graduate of the Massachusetts College of Art. Mrs. Gilman was employed as an art teacher for the Westborough school system prior to her retirement. She was a member of the…

                                                                                                                      • Glenn, Everett Lee

                                                                                                                        GLENN, Everett Lee On October 27, 2008. Born in Richmond, VA on October 17, 1959. Everett experienced more in his 49 years than many will in a lifetime. Raised in Louisville, KY, he moved to Quincy, MA, where his first two children, Kayleigh and Daniel, reside. Boston is also where he met his beloved wife Nancy. They moved to CA, where Everett and Nancy are raising their son Kelsey and daughter Elise. Everett enjoyed literature, music, movies, rugby and most recently, coaching youth soccer. He was also a…

                                                                                                                        • Goldsmith, Catherine M. (Quigley)

                                                                                                                          and friends kindly invited. Visitation Wednesday morning prior to mass from 10-12 noon. Interment MA National Cemetery, Bourne, Wednesday at 2:45PM. For directions and guest book visit www., P.E. Murray-George F. Doherty and Sons West Roxbury 617-325-2000

                                                                                                                          • Griffin, William J.

                                                                                                                            and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 10:30 AM at the Immaculate Conception Church, 42 Green St. Newburyport MA. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Newburyport. Visiting hours will be Monday, November 10, 2008 from 4 - 8 PM at the Twomey - LeBlanc Funeral Home, 193 High St., NEWBURYPORT. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Immaculate Conception Ch-urch, 42 Green Street, Newburyport MA.

                                                                                                                            • Guarino, Carmen A.

                                                                                                                              GUARINO, Carmen A. At 88 years, Nov. 5, in Revere, formerly of East Boston. Beloved husband of 63 years to Florence (DiDonato). Devoted father of Carmen E. & wife Gail of Brewster, MA, Vincent "Jim" & Robert T. Guarino, both of Revere. Dear brother of Joseph of CA. Cherished grandfather of Danielle S. Arsenault & Julia K. Bramley, both of Newton. Also lovingly survived by many nieces & nephews. Family & friends are invited to visit with the family on Monday, Nov. 10 from 9:30…

                                                                                                                              • Gunville, Francis W.

                                                                                                                                ROCKLAND Francis W. Fran Gunville, 77, of Rockland, formerly of So. Weymouth, died Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. The son of the late Francis D. and Amelia (Silvia) Gunville, he was born in Cohasset on July 8, 1931. He was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School in Weymouth, Worcester State College and received a masters degree from Bridgewater State College. Mr. Gunville served in the Army and was later employed as a Teacher and Guidance Councilor in Weymouth Schools. He was…

                                                                                                                                • Hanlon Sr., Thomas J.

                                                                                                                                  and friends invited. Calling hours Monday 4-8pm. Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown. For more information visit

                                                                                                                                  • Harmon, Tom

                                                                                                                                    may call at the O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 2 to 6 P.M. Sunday. Private Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to Merrimack Valley Food Bank, 735 Broadway St., Lowell, MA 01854. E-condolences/Directions at Arrangements by Funeral Directors John W. Crane and James F. O'Donnell, Jr. (978 or 866) 458-8768.

                                                                                                                                    • Hastings, Nancy Z.

                                                                                                                                      SOUTH YARMOUTH —Nancy Z. Hastings, 87, of South Yarmouth, died at home on Nov. 6, 2008. She was married for 63 years to John A. Hastings, local inventor and businessman. He preceded her in death in 2007. Born in Pennsylvania to Rev. Dudley and Erdine Zuver, she moved with her mother and father to Short Hills, N.J., where Rev. Zuver was a minister and writer. She attended St. Mary's Hall in Burlington, N.J., and then Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa. Nancy Hastings was a summer resident of Wellfleet,…

                                                                                                                                      • Hawkins, William J.

                                                                                                                                        & friends are invited. Interment at Mass. National Cemetery, Bourne at 2:45 p.m. Late U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and Retired Employee of Comm. of Mass. Dept. of Public Works. Parking area adjacent to funeral home. For directions, obituary & guestbookvisit

                                                                                                                                        • Hayes, Louise C. (Hennessy )

                                                                                                                                          & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Interment Highland Cemetery, Norwood.

                                                                                                                                          • Heffernan, Marguerite (Higgins)

                                                                                                                                            and friends invited. Visiting hour on Wednesday, Nov. 12 from 3-6pm. Memorial Services in Bradenton FL on November 22 at 11am at St. Peter & Paul Church, 2850 75th St. W Bradenton, FL 34209 (941-795-0116) Send lots of flowers.

                                                                                                                                            • Heffernan, Marguerite Higgins

                                                                                                                                              services in Bradenton, Fla. will be at 11 a.m. on Nov. 22, at SS. Peter &Paul Church, 2850 75th St. W, Bradenton, FL 34209, 941-795-0116. Doane, Beal &Ames 508-385-7116

                                                                                                                                              • Helbig, Laura E.

                                                                                                                                                LAKE PLACID, Fla. Laura E. (Smith) Helbig, 77, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, in her Florida home. Born Aug. 1, 1931, in Spencer, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Harvey A. and Marie (Beale) Smith. She served her country in the U.S. Navy. Laura was a resident of Whitman, Mass., and surrounding communities, before her move to Lake Placid 14 years ago, after retiring as an assembler in the electronics industry. She is survived by her loving son, Walter Helbig and his wife Lily of Santa Monica, Calif.; her sister,…

                                                                                                                                                • Henehan, Owen

                                                                                                                                                  and friends are respectfully invited to visit the McMaster Funeral Home, 86 Franklin St., (Rte. 37) BRAINTREE, Monday, Nov. 10 from 5-8 p.m. Funeral Services and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers donations in his name may be made to Foxboro Against Diabetes, POBOX 37, Foxboro, MA 02035 or Beacon Hospice (payable to Lighthouse Hospice Foundation) 350 Main St., Haverhill,MA01830.

                                                                                                                                                  • Hill, Rosalyn (Steinmetz)

                                                                                                                                                    HILL, Rosalyn (Steinmetz) Of Newton, on Friday, November 7, 2008. Beloved wife of Barney. Loving mother of David of Holliston and Richard of Newton. Cherished grandmother of Megan, Michael and Brittany. Dear sister of Gloria & Joe Leiter of Stoneham. Services at the Levine Chapels, 470 Harvard St., BROOKLINE on Sunday, November 9 at 1:30pm. Burial in Sharon Memorial Park. Memorial observance through Sunday evening and Monday & Tuesday from 2-4pm & 6-8pm at her late residence. In lieu of flowers,…

                                                                                                                                                  • Hodson, Lela B. (Allen)

                                                                                                                                                    HODSON, Lela B. "Lee" (Allen) Of Stoneham, November 9, 2008. Wife of the late John Hodson. Mother of Donna Warble of Enoree, SC. Sister of Margaret Fopiano of Sun City, FL and the late Nattie Gault. Grandmother of William J. Gaudet of Stoneham. Also survived by 6 great grandchildren and 3 great, great grandchildren. A Graveside Service will be held at Lindenwood Cemetery, Stoneham, Friday at 1 PM. In lieu of flowers, please send a memorial tribute to the , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.…

                                                                                                                                                    • Horne, Leonard C. Laddie

                                                                                                                                                      HORNE, Leonard C. Laddie 83, of Wayne, Maine, died November 4 in Auburn, ME of cancer. He was born on October 21, 1925 in Chicopee, MA, the son of William and Mary C. Horne. Laddie grew up in Holyoke, MA. Lying about his age, he joined the Navy at 16 and at 17 served as a radioman in the South Pacific from 1943-1946. He returned to Japan after the war and worked for the U.S. government. He attended The Boston School for Practical Arts and worked in the art department of Sanborn Company. Laddie married…

                                                                                                                                                      • Hornstein, Jacob

                                                                                                                                                        HORNSTEIN, Jacob "Jack" Of Brookline, age 95, peacefully at home on Friday, November 7, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Judith (Korim). Devoted father of Rachael Goldberg & Akiva Biran of Israel, Alvin Raja Hornstein & Barbara Rose of CA, Harriet Jerusha Korim & Richard Arnoldi of Well- fleet. Loving "Saba" of B.Z. Goldberg, Dani Goldberg, Rebecca Tesha Arnoldi, Tara Hornstein Bowman and great grandfather of Stav and Eyal Goldberg. Dear brother of the late Leah Henig, Sara…

                                                                                                                                                        • Howard, Joseph "Joe"

                                                                                                                                                          • Hughes, Anne V.

                                                                                                                                                            HUGHES, Anne V. Passed away peacefully on October 24, 2008 at the Golden Living Center in West Newton. Anne was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ann (McGolderick) Hughes of Watertown. She was educated at Rosary Academy, Watertown & Regis College, Weston, where she excelled in all subjects & was Valedictorian at her class graduation. Anne was a long-time teacher of business subjects at Burlington High School, Burlington, Ma. She was respected as an outstanding teacher who succeeded in imparting…

                                                                                                                                                            • Jacobs, Katherine

                                                                                                                                                              • Johnson, Carl Edward

                                                                                                                                                                Fund, Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School, 220 Sandwich Road, Bourne, MA 02532. Doane, Beal &Ames 508-775-0684

                                                                                                                                                                • Johnson, Karen K. (Kenerson)

                                                                                                                                                                  Karen K. (Kenerson) Johnson, 60, of 76 Ridge Road, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, November 5, 2008 after an illness. She leaves her husband of 41 years, William L. Johnson, Sr.; a son, William L. Johnson, Jr. of Andover; two daughters, Leigh K. Johnson with whom she lived, and Kristin L. Johnson of Alexandria, Virginia; her mother, Laura (Smiley) Kenerson Henderson of Brookfield; two brothers, Philip (Chipper) Henderson, Jr. of Oakham and David Henderson of Brookfield; two sisters, Marcia Clark of…

                                                                                                                                                                  • Johnson, Rita C. (Doyle)

                                                                                                                                                                    and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Sunday 4-8 PM. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury. Online guestbook and directionsat, . P.E. Murray-George F. Doherty & Sons West Roxbury 617-325-2000

                                                                                                                                                                    • Judge, William F.

                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday from 4:00 - 8:00pm. Interment Walnut Hills Cemetery. Bill served in the U S Navy during WW II; he was a life member of the DAV, VFW, American Legion and the 100 Club. He was an avid golfer and baseball player and former member of Wollaston Golf Club. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bill's name to the Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250, . Lawler and Crosby Funeral Home 617-323-5600

                                                                                                                                                                      • Jue, Stella (Goon)

                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are invited to attend Funeral Services in the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park St., (at Natick Common), NATICK Wednesday at 10AM. The Rev. Dr. Seth Asare, Pastor of Fisk Memorial United Methodist Church will officiate. Visiting hours Tuesday 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. Interment Forest Hills Cemetery Boston. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Stella's name to the American Lung Assoc., 460 Totten Pond Rd., Suite 400, Waltham, MA. 02451 or Wayside Hospice, 266 Cochituate Rd., Wayland,…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Kasper, John R.

                                                                                                                                                                 The family would be happy to hear from anyone who knew him.

                                                                                                                                                                          • Keane, William Gerald

                                                                                                                                                                            TRURO —William Gerald Keane, 71, of Truro, died suddenly of heart failure on Nov. 5, 2008. Bill served in the Marine Corps from 1956 to the early 1960s. He was named Marine of the Year in 1958. Principal of the Truro Central Elementary School from 1971 to 1986, Bill was also an avid fisherman. Due to his extremely inquisitive mind, he was a font of information about an array of topics, including but not limited to the natural world and every aspect of life on Cape Cod. He was the author of the book,…

                                                                                                                                                                            • Keen Sr., Robert T.

                                                                                                                                                                              KEEN, Robert T. Sr. Of Stoughton November 8th. Beloved husband of Mary F. (Moynihan). Father of Robert T. Jr., Esq. & his wife Elizabeth of IN, Mary Ellen Keen McCarthy & her husband Robert of Maynard, Michael of Braintree, Joseph & his wife Miriam of Easton, Sheila Kilday & her husband John of Norton, Annmarie Blackden & her husband Steven of Raynham. Brother of Marion Keen of Hingham & the late William J. Keen, Louise Laurenti, Marie Griffin, Clare Turley & Thomas J. Keen.…

                                                                                                                                                                              • King, Robert S.

                                                                                                                                                                                COTUIT —Robert S. King, formerly of Cotuit, died unexpectedly on Oct. 26, 2008, in Boulder, Colo., at the age of 55. Robert was born in Machias, Maine, and was the son of the late Marguerite (Halliday) King and the late Robert King. Robert is survived by his three children, Kacie, Kelcie and Kyle King, and his former wife, Kelly King Briggs, all of Cotuit. He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Walter Henry, of Centerville; an aunt, Greta Grant, of Portland, Maine; cousins, a…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Kozol, Dr. Frank

                                                                                                                                                                                  KOZOL, Dr. Frank Of Sharon & Deerfield Beach, FL. Entered into rest November 7, 2008, at the age 83. Dr. Kozol was a proud WWII Army Veteran and a proud member of the Jewish War Veterans. Beloved husband of Ruth (Kravetsky) Kozol. Devoted father of Mark Stephen Kozol and his wife Joyce of Sharon and Dr. Neil David Kozol and his wife Patti of Sharon. Loving brother of Joseph Kozol and his wife Marcy of Delaware. Cherished grandfather of Adam, Alison, Stephanie & Jonathan. Services will be held at…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kurtz, Sharon Rae

                                                                                                                                                                                    KURTZ, Sharon Rae Age 58, of Jamaica Plain, passed away after a long and courageous struggle with cancer on October 26 at home with family and close friends. Beloved mother of Zoe Tong Kurtz and beloved daughter of the late Alice Kurtz and Kenneth Kurtz. Sharon was an outspoken activist (with a deep sense of social justice), a brilliant academic, and, most of all, a compassionate and loving mother, colleague, teacher and friend. A memorial service will be announced at a future date. To be notified, please…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Laferriere, Archille J.

                                                                                                                                                                                      LAFERRIERE, Archille J. In Framingham, formerly of Newton, November 7, 2008. Beloved husband of Rita A. (Paradis) Laferriere of Framingham, formerly of Newton. Dear father of Annette Tramontozzi and her husband Andrew of Watertown, Cecile Harrington and her husband George of W Roxbury, Suzanne Hughes and her husband Steve of Ellijay, GA, Richard and his wife Donna of No. Grafton, Leo and his wife Eileen of Woburn and the late Elaine M. Laferriere. Brother of William of Tampa, FL, Paul and Raymond of…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Landers, Arthur

                                                                                                                                                                                        LANDERS, Arthur Age 74, passed away suddenly at UMass Memorial Healthcare's Marlboro campus, Thursday evening. Born and raised in Boston and a graduate of Cathedral High School, he was a proud member of the U.S. Army. He has been a resident of Marlboro for the past 48 years. He retired from Digital Equipment Corporation in 1992. He is survived by his wife Barbara (Streile), daughter Joy Landers-Lufkin and son-in-law Charles Lufkin, two brothers, Joseph of West Roxbury and Howard of Florida, as well as…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Lapierre, Rita B. (Billings)

                                                                                                                                                                                          Rita B. (Billings) Lapierre, 92, formerly of Evers St. in Worcester, entered into eternal rest on Friday, November 7, in St. Joseph's Manor. Her husband, Omer W. Lapierre, died in 1998. She is survived by a son, William B. Lapierre of Cherry Hill, NJ; a daughter, Marie A. Orrell of Monroe, CT; a granddaughter, Rachel M. Lapierre of Philadelphia, PA and nephews and nieces. Mrs. Lapierre was born in Webster, MA daughter of the late Oliver and Ida (Forand) Billings. Rita worked for Chevalier Furniture…

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Leger, Steven A.

                                                                                                                                                                                            Steven A. Leger lifelong resident of Fitchburg; 48 FITCHBURG Steven A. Leger, 48, of Fitchburg, died Friday, November 7th at Health Alliance-Leominster Hospital, after a lengthy illness. Steven was born in Boston, March 27, 1960, a son of the late Amedee A. and Lena M. (Infantino) Leger. and has been a lifelong Fitchburg resident. He attended Fitchburg High School. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Steven A. and Jessica Leger of Athol; a sister and brother-in-law, Catherine and Rich Paradis of…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Levesque, Romeo J.

                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends may call at the Funeral Home on Tuesday 4-8 PM. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield. For obit, directions, guestbook visit

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lillian (Gonsalves) Furtado

                                                                                                                                                                                                Lillian (Gonsalves) Furtado, wife of the late Gilbert E. Furtado, died on Nov. 3, 2008 at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Born in Taunton, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary (Marciel) Gonsalves. Educated in Taunton schools, and a graduate of Taunton High School, she was later employed as a secretary for Reed & Barton Silversmiths, before co-owning/operating the Capeway Package Store with her late husband. Mrs. Furtado was subsequently employed as a secretary for Coyle & Cassidy High…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lydecker, Kenneth R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends are invited. Visiting hours will be held at the Doane Beal & Ames Funeral Home, 729 Rt 134, SOUTH DENNIS on Tuesday, Nov. 11 from 3-6 pm. Donations may be made to The Education Foundation of Dennis and Yarmouth, Inc., P.O. Box 522, So. Yarmouth, MA 02664 or The Memorial Fund of the So. Yarmouth United Methodist Church, 922 Main St., S. Yarmouth, Ma 02664. Please visit for online condolences.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Maciejko, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours Sunday, 4-8 PM. Interment Mt. Benedict Cemetery. Late Army Air Corps Veteran, W.W. II. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John's name to the Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place, West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445, . Lawler and Crosby Funeral Home 617-323-5600

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mahan, Anna M. (Fitzgerald)

                                                                                                                                                                                                    MAHAN, Anna M. (Fitzgerald) Of Greenhill Avenue, Attleboro on November 6, 2008. Wife of the late Charles J. Mahan. Mother of Stephen C. Mahan of Kaiserslautern, Germany, James M. Mahan of East Providence, RI, Maureen E. Mahan of Pawtucket, RI, Michael M. Mahan of Chestnut Hill, MA, and Charlene J. Mahan of East Providence, RI. Sister of the late Paul Fitzgerald, Francis Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Foley, and Irene Sullivan. Also survived by eleven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Mansulla, Vivian C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      CARLSBAD, Calif. Vivian C. (Rizzotta) Mansulla, 94, of Carlsbad, formerly of Brockton, Mass., died Monday, Nov. 3, 2008, at Serenity Harbor in Carlsbad. She was the wife of the late Louis Mansulla. Born Oct. 1, 1914, in Brockton, she was a daughter of the late John Rizzotto and Gaetana (Inserra) Rizzotto. Mrs. Mansulla, along with her husband, operated Mansulla Oil Company of Brockton for several years. She is survived by her sister, Josephine Lucianelli. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Marcouillier, Joseph R. "Bob"

                                                                                                                                                                                                        may call at the HEALY FUNERAL HOME, 57 North Main St., WESTFORD, MA. on Sunday, November 9th from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, November 10 at Saint Catherine's Church, 107 North Main St., Westford at 11:00 a.m. Interment at St. Catherine's Cemetery. FUNERAL DIRECTOR, J.A. HEALY SON, WESTFORD, MA 978-692-6502.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Marshall, Norman J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service will be Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, N.H. Memorial Contributions to: Jimmy Fund c/o Dana Farber, 10 Brookline Place West 6th Fl, Brookline, MA 02445 Attn: Contrib. Serv. or First Congregational Church Handicapped Lift Fund, 15 Lawrence Road, Salem, NH 03079 To send a message of condolence to the family, please visit the obituary at

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • McInerney, Susan J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours on Tuesday from 4-8 PM. Interment Holyhood Cemetery in Brookline. Graduate from Ursuline Academy, Class of 1975. Former Assistant Manager for McGolf in Dedham for 15 years. Enjoyed snowmobiling, photography, horseback riding and cherished her great nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Sue's name may be made for the refurbishing of a room at The Stanley Tippett Hospice Home in Needham. Please make checks payable to the Needham Bank,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Melanson, Yvon E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Yvon E. Melanson formerly of Fitchburg; 57 OSHAWA, ONTARIO, Canada Yvon Edmond Melanson, 57, of Oshawa, Ont., passed away Wed., Nov. 5, 2008, at Lakeridge Health Hospital in Oshawa. Born in Memramcook, NB, on Oct. 25, 1951, son of Edmond Melanson who died April 1994 and Annie (LeBlanc) Melanson of Dieppe, NB. Yvon moved to Fitchburg in 1961 and moved back to Canada in 1973. Yvon graduated from Mass Hospital School 1973. Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife of 20 yrs, Judy (Mace); 2 brothers,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Meyers, Alan F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Alan F. Meyers, 93, a former resident of Southgate at Shrewsbury, Texas and Pennsylvania, died Thursday, November 6th in the Westborough Healthcare Center, Westborough. His wife, Dorothy F. (Frankle) Meyer died in 2004. He leaves his two sons, Joseph E. Meyers of Framingham and David L. Meyers of Shrewsbury; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA, son of the late Joseph M. and Sadie (Cohen) Meyers. He graduated from Penn State University and later Carnegie Tech with a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Miller Jr., Robert L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ARRANGEMENTS: Friends and family are respectfully invited to call on Tuesday, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., Route 125, Haverhill. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 9 a.m. from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in All Saints Church, Bellevue Avenue, Haverhill. Burial will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Hilldale Avenue, Haverhill.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Mogardo, Joshua A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    HYANNIS —Joshua A. Mogardo, 30, of Hyannis died unexpectedly Nov. 6, 2008. Josh had a deep and abiding sense of patriotism and love of family. He admired and respected all those who served, whether in the military, police or fire services. As a young man, he did volunteer work at the hospital at Otis. He also had been an avid member of the Civil Air Patrol. Josh served in the Army National Guard and his most recent active duty posting was at Otis. He was endlessly curious and had a wide knowledge of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Moore, H. Bigelow

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MOORE, H. Bigelow Of Lexington, November 6th, at 82. Navy, W.W. II (Pacific), Amherst College, '50. Leaves wife Barbara and children Richard and wife Susi, Rebecca and husband Patrick, Steven, and Roger. Grandchildren Ben, Jesse and Emma Galvin, Alex and Nicole Moore. Brothers Donald J. of North Hampton, NH and David W. of Framingham. "Big" was a steadfast and compassionate man, devoted to the town of Lexington. Memorial Service is planned for 2:30 PM on Dec. 5th at Hancock Church in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Moore, John J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        John J. Moore BROCKTON John James Moore, 81 years, of Brockton, died peacefully, Nov. 7, 2008, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 16, 1927, in Brockton, son of the late John and Lillian (Lupian) Moore. He graduated from Brockton High School in 1945, the Phillips School of Design and Drafting and the Davenport School of Plumbing. He served in World War II and in Korea. He was a Master Pipe Fitter and a member of Local No. 276 in Brockton. John worked for the city of Brockton as a Plumbing and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Morelle, Constance

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends may call on Monday, Nov. 10, 2008 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. Her funeral service will follow the calling hours on Nov. 10 at 11:30 a.m. in the funeral chapel. Burial in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Barker St., Lawrence. For directions and condolences, please visit our website and online guestbook at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Morrissey, Therese P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ARRANGEMENTS: Private funeral services will be and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Haverhill and Bradford. Condolences to her family may be made at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Morrissey, Therese P. (Maille)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Therese P. (Maille) Morrissey of Haverhill, formerly of Dracut; 84 HAVERHILL Mrs. Therese P. (Maille) Morrissey, 84, of Haverhill, died Friday evening, at the Hannah Duston, Haverhill. She was born in Dracut, December 26, 1923, daughter of the late Adam and Eva (Wagner) Maille. Educated in the Dracut school system, Mrs. Morrissey graduated from Dracut High School, class of 1943. She was employed at Raytheon for several years, and also at Rockingham County Nursing Home for 10 years. She was the wife of the…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Musmecci Sr., Paul M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                & friends are kindly invited to attend a funeral on Monday, Nov 10th., at 10 AM at the North Shore Assembly of God, 77 Kennedy Dr., Malden. Visiting hours will be held at the J.F. Ward Funeral Home, 772 Broadway, EVERETT, on Sunday 4-8 PM. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Paul was a retired printer at the Boston Globe for over 44 years. In his memory donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 31 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. For directions and online guest book visit, J.F.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • NANCY McGINTY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  HARBOR CITY, Cal. — Nancy (Rousseau) Wiljakainen, McGinty passed away on October 11, 2008 at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Harbor City, California after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Sign In To Read Full Story

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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."

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Nicosia, Americo "Rico"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      NICOSIA, Americo "Rico" Age 76, in Winchester, Nov. 5th. Beloved husband of Margaret (DiMambro) Nicosia. Devoted father of Joseph M. Nicosia of Reading. Son of the late Michael and Biagena (Capelle) Nicosia. Dear brother of Al, Joseph, Paul, and Ann Nicosia, all of Woburn and the late Anthony and Marian Nicosia. Also survived by many brothers- and sisters-in-law, nieces, and nephews. At the request of the deceased, Funeral Services are private. Donations may be made in Rico's memory to the ,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • O'Brien, John F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        HALIFAX John F. OBrien, 79, of Halifax, died suddenly Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at the Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital. The son of the late John F. and Rita (Fremault) OBrien, he was born in Hanson on April 26, 1929. Mr. OBrien had been employed as plumber. He enjoyed his peach orchard, fishing, blue grass music and OBriens Ice Cream Stand. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Kathleen (Jones) OBrien, one son, John F. OBrien of Halifax; one daughter, Sandra L. Tompkins of Sandwich; five…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • O'Brien, Lois M. (Kenney)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8PM. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Lois' memory to Evercare Hospice, 940 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • O'Hearn, James P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              James P. O'Hearn, 91, of Worcester, died November 6, 2008 in Beaumont Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center. His wife of 52 years, Alice (Wickson) O'Hearn, died in 1998. He leaves his son, David O'Hearn of North Oxford; two daughters, Maryanne Levasseur and Marie Anderson, both of Webster; nine grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Margaret Compton; three brothers, Philip, Thomas, and John O' Hearn, and three sisters,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • O'Neil, Audrey E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday 2-4 PM. Burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity, 3501 Solly Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19136 For online condolences;

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Oldham, Helen V. (Duffy)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  OLDHAM, Helen V. (Duffy) Of Mattapoisett, formerly of Norwood, November 7, 2008, age 87 wife of the late Robert E. Oldham. Mother of Robert J. Oldham of Jacksonville FL, John Oldham of Mattapoisett and Mary Martin of North Easton. Her Funeral Service will be held on Monday at 8 PM in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoi-sett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6) MATTAPOISETT. Visiting hours will be on Monday from 5-8 PM, prior to the service. For directions and guestbook, please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Orcyzk, Chester

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Chester Orczyk, 91 ½ years of age, died Thursday, November 6, 2008 in UMass Memorial Hospital. He leaves his wife of 65 years, Marion Winifred (Erickson) Orczyk and his son, Jan Scott Orczyk; his daughter, Gayle Penniman Orczyk and her children, Janos Steven and Olivia Mariche Orczyk of Berwyn, Pennsylvania; his sister, Helen Zimkiewicz; and several nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. He was predeceased by three brothers, Stanley, Henry, and Walter Orczyk and a sister, Sophie Karpawich. Mr.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pavitt, Evangeline F. (Anderson)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    & friends are invited. Visiting hours Sunday 4-7 p.m. Interment Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden. Memorial donations maybe made in Evangeline's name to The Alzheimer's Assoc,. Mass. Chapter, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. For obituary, directions or send a condolence, visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Peaslee Jr., Herbert C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Herbert C. Peaslee Jr. of Fitchburg Herbert C. Peaslee Jr., 86, of Fitchburg, MA, died Saturday, November 8, 2008, in Golden Living Center, Fitchburg, MA. Wright-Roy Funeral Home, 109 West St., Leominster, is directing arrangements which are incomplete at this time.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pehrson, David W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        High School in 1969 and Northeastern University in 1975 with a pharmaceutical degree. He was an instructor at the Northeastern College of Pharmacy from 1975 to 1976. He was married to Cheryl Hodsdon Pehrson from 1972 to 1998. They raised three children, David Jr., Kristina and Erik. They lived in Reading and Londonderry, N.H., and owned two drug stores: Londonderry Pharmacy and The Apothecary in Windham, N.H. He was elected to the Reading Board of Health, serving as its director until 1985. He also coached…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Pehrson Sr., David W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PEHRSON, David W. Sr. 57, formerly of W. Yarmouth, died unexpectedly in Blytheville, Arkansas on November 5, 2008. He was the son of Helen L. Mitchell of South Yarmouth and the late Warren E. Pehrson. He is survived by his wife, Debora, of West Yarmouth, two sons, David W. Pehrson, Jr. of Chatham, Erik C. Pehrson of Austin, MN; one daughter, Kristina Grace Reuss of Austin, MN; three step-daughters, Kim Dohrman of St. Petersburg, FL, Allison Kimball of Decorah, IA, and Katie Kimball of Pahoa, HI; one sister,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Perman, John Sidney

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            John Sidney Perman, 75, of Wilbraham, passed away Thursday, Nov. 6th at Baystate Medical Center. Born in Springfield to the late John E. and Dorothy E. (Gilbert) Perman, he was a lifelong area resident. John was predeceased by his wife, Loretta E. (Van Weest) Perman, in 1988. He was a 1950 graduate of Springfield Technical High School and served in the U.S. Naval Reserves as a member of the Seabees. John retired from the former Nynex Telephone Co., now known as Verizon, in 1994 and he was a very active…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Philomena E. “Betty” (Medeiros) McTague

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mrs. Philomena E. “Betty” (Medeiros) McTague, of Taunton, died Tuesday, November 4 in Morton Hospital following a lengthy illness.  She was the wife of the late Francis P. McTague.  She was born 82 years ago in Taunton, the daughter of the late Manuel and Fannie (Smith) Medeiros.  She was educated in Taunton and had been a lifelong city resident.  Mrs. McTague enjoyed visiting Foxwoods and spending time with her family.  She was a communicant of the former St. Joseph’s Church in Taunton. She…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Pickett, David G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Pierce, Dolores "Lola" (Saavedra)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Gifts in Lola's memory may be made to The , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For obit, directions or guestbook, visit:, . Robinson Funeral Home Melrose (781) 665-1900

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pillsbury, Charlotte C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will be received at the MORSE-BAYLISS FUNERAL HOME, 122 Princeton Blvd. at Chester & Harvard Sts. Lowell, MA, on Monday, November 10th from 10-11 AM, at which time her Funeral Service will take place. In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may make Memorial Contributions in her name to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Interment in Edson Cemetery. Funeral Director Walter F. Bayliss, Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pilz, Joanne

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the Kane Funeral Home, 605 Washington St. (Rte. 138), Easton, Monday, at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral service in the Holy Cross Church, Easton, at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Sunday, 2-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joannes memory may be sent to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226, Attn. Contribution Services. For directions or condo-lences, please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Pilz, Joanne (Danovich)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral from the Kane Funeral Home, 605 Washington Street, (Route 138), EASTON, on Monday at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Service in the Holy Cross Church, Easton at 10 AM. Visiting hours on Sunday 2-5 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joanne's memory may be sent to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226, Attn: Contribution Services. For directions or condolences, please visit:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Portnoy, Myrna (Levine)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PORTNOY, Myrna (Levine) Of Needham. Entered into rest November 8, 2008. Beloved wife of Barry Portnoy of Needham. Devoted mother of Kimberly Kro-lewski and her husband Marty of New York City. Loving sister of Sherry Tabbi of Canton. Services will be held at the Schlossberg-Solomon Memorial Chapel, 824 Washington St., CANTON, on Tuesday, November 11, at 11:00 AM. Memorial observance will be at Myrna's late residence following interment through Tuesday evening only. In lieu of flowers remembrances in…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Potenti, Pamela J. (Freid)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pamela J. (Freid) Potenti, 51, of 41 Harley Dr., died peacefully on Thursday, November 6, 2008, in her home. She leaves her loving companion of 23 years, Billy Riley; a son, Anthony P. Potenti and his wife Colleen of Worcester; two sisters: her twin Priscilla J. Mead of Thompson, CT, Candace Mason and her husband Donald of Georgia; two brothers: Robert A. Freid, Jr. of Arizona, George Freid of Worcester; two grandchildren: Trevor and Addison; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews; and her…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Reeder, Loren L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              REEDER, Loren L. 82, of Scottsdale, AZ, formerly of Needham, MA, died on November 6, 2008, following a brief illness. Loren was born and raised in Illinois and moved to Boston upon receiving a scholarship to Harvard University Business School. His interest in the stock market led to his career as an investment banker. He was employed full-time at Wedbush Morgan, in Scottsdale, until his death. He was a World War II Navy veteran and former Dale Carnegie instructor. Loren was an avid golfer and former member…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Richard, Edna S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Rodgers, John P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends invited. Late U.S. Air Force Veteran, Vietnam. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John's memory to NESHV, c/o Michael Grace, 17 Court Street. 9th Floor, Boston MA 02108 For directions and guestbook, . William J. Gormley Funeral Service 617-323-8600

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Rubenstein, Rosalyn (Fuller)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    RUBENSTEIN, Rosalyn (Fuller) Of Chestnut Hill, on November 7, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Frederick Rubenstein. Loving companion to Edward Bailen. Devoted mother of Robert Rubenstein and his wife Suzanne and the late Martin Rubenstein. Dear grandmother of Fred, Jill Leonard and her husband Hap and Alexander and great-grandmother of Brody Leonard. Loving sister of the late Erving Fuller. Graveside Services at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon on Monday November 10th at 2:45 PM. Remembrances may be made to The…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Rufo Sr., Anthony V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are invited to attend the visiting hours from the Andrew J. Magni & Son Funeral Home, 365 Watertown Street., Rte. 16, NEWTON, on Tuesday, Nov. 11 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:30 AM at St. Bernard's Church, 1523 Washington St., West Newton, followed by interment in Newton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Rose Monahan Hospice Home, 10 Judith Road, Worcester, MA 01602 would be greatly appreciated.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Samuels, Jason H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SAMUELS, Jason H. Of Chestnut Hill, formerly of Wellesley, MA. Entered into rest Nov. 8, 2008. Beloved husband of Eleanor (Berk-ovich) Samuels. Devoted father of Howard Samuels & his wife Elizabeth of IL, and James Samuels. Loving brother of the late Celia Samuels. Cherished grandfather of Tessa and Maxwell Samuels. Services at Temple Beth Elohim, 10 Bethel Rd., Wellesley, MA 02481, Monday, Nov. 10, 2008 at 1:00 PM. Memorial Observance will be at his late residence in Chestnut Hill through Wednesday…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sanna, Pauline C. "Polly"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BUZZARDS BAY — Pauline C. "Polly" (nee Heath) Sanna, of Buzzards Bay, a very much loved and devoted Christian mother, wife, grandmother and teacher, and loved by all who knew her, passed away peacefully at the Mary McCarthy Hospice House in Sandwich after a long battle with cancer, on Nov. 6, 2008. She was 71 years old and the wife of John A. Sanna Jr. for 52 years. Born April 8, 1937, in Plymouth, she was the fourth of six children of the late John S. and Antoinette Heath. She graduated from…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Serene, Beverly J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Beverly J. Serene of Townsend, formerly of Stoughton; 70 TOWNSEND Beverly J. (Granfield) Serene, 70, of Townsend, formerly of 10 Wilson Court, Stoughton, died Friday, November 7, 2008, at the Nashoba Valley Medical Center, Ayer. Mrs. Serene was born in Manchester, NH, October 5, 1938, a daughter of Edward and Evelyn (Dickinson) Granfield, and resided in Stoughton for over 30 years before moving here in 2004. For 12 years, Mrs. Serene worked in the finance department at The Geo Center in Needham. Prior to…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Serene, Beverly J. (Granfield)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SERENE, Beverly J. (Granfield) Nov. 7, of Townsend, formerly of Stoughton, age 70. She leaves two sons and their wives: C. Paul and Elizabeth Rousseau Serene, Alan E. and Cindy Serene of Oxford. Beloved sister of Barbara Harrington of Menife, CA, Bettylou Pace of Sandown, NH. She also leaves seven grandchildren, Nicole Rose, Elizabeth Rousseau, Adam Serene, Dylan Serene, Renee Serene, Christopher Serene and Christina Serene. A Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 at St. John's Church, 1 School…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sheehan, Edward R.F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                SHEEHAN, Edward R.F. 78, of Newton died on Nov. 3, 2008. He was a 1952 Boston College graduate, Edward was the beloved son of the late William and Emilie Sheehan. He is survived by his brothers; William, David and his wife Stefanie, Peter and his wife Emily, and sister Clotilde Farrell. He was the uncle of Daniel and David Farrell and many other nieces and nephews. In 1954-56, Edward was a foreign correspondent for the Boston Globe. Then he joined the Foreign Service U.S. diplomat/Middle East and was a…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Sherman, Donald G.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Shine, James J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    James J. Shine of Clermont, FL James J. Shine of Clermont, Fl, Oct. 16, 2008, passed uneventfully and peacefully with his loving sister, Noreen Limoli and brother-in-law John Limoli, at his side. Predeceased by siblings Mary Cummings and Anna Curley of Roslindale, Ma. Survived by his siblings Doris O'Byck of Chelsea, and Noreen (John) Limoli of Clermont, Fl; many nieces and nephews of Ma, NH and Fl. He was a US Veteran and member of Northeast Regional Council of Millwrights, Local 1121. Memorial Service…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Shirley L. Wetherell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      In Attleboro, Oct 21, 2008 Shirley L. Wetherell died at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro at the age of 64. Born in Taunton, Shirley was the daughter of the late Merton and Mary (Duarte) Wetherall. Shirley gradated from Taunton High School class of 1962 after that she moved to Attleboro where she lived for 38 years. Shirley was a former waitress at Wendell’s Restaurant in Norton. She is survived by two children Rick Beach of Quincy and Stacy Wetherell of Attleboro. Sister of Kenneth Wetherell of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Siebert, Laurie (Jacobs)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SIEBERT, Laurie (Jacobs) 47, of Franklin & formerly of Canton, November 7, 2008. Beloved wife of Thomas Siebert. Loving mother of Carly, Paul & Matt of Franklin & step-mother of Heather of Laconia, NH. Daughter of Joseph Jacobs of Canton & the late Mary (DiMartino) Jacobs. Also survived by her brother Jay Jacobs and Lynda Allison of Mashpee and four sisters, Lynne Salvaggio and her husband, David of Weymouth, Diane Jacobs of Canton, MaryBeth Mrlack and her husband, Vince of Canton and Jaynne…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Silva, Anthony Paul

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          wood, Texas, and Ashley Danielle (Silva) Bennett of Dickinson, Texas. He also leaves behind nine grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews and longtime friend and hunting companion, Terry Spencer of Texas City, Texas. Anthony is also survived by brothers, Francis A. Silva of Kittery, Maine, David E. A. Silva, of Bacliff, Texas, Wayne A. Silva of Chelmsford, Joseph A. Silva of Chelmsford, Gene A. Silva of Chelmsford; and sisters, Donna M. (Silva) Eastwood of Tyngsboro, and Delcia M. (Silva) Diprimio of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Smith, Charles E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Charles E. Smith, 81, died Tuesday, November 4. He leaves his wife of 42 years, Philomena A. (Scappaticci) Smith; his brother-in-law, Benjamin Scappaticci and his wife, Nancy, of Holden; his sisters-in-law, Mary Hatstat of Rutland, Tina Russo and her husband, Ralph, of Worcester and Michelina Brouillette and her husband, Donald, of Harwich; nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand nephews. He was born in Philadelphia, PA the son of Walter and Ruth (Starr) Smith and moved here in 1966. He was an Air Force…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sneed Jr., Elbert T.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SNEED, Elbert T. Jr. Of Malden, formerly of Everett, Nov. 5, 2008. Beloved husband of Cheryl "Cindi" (Patterson) Sneed. Devoted father of Kim Johnson, Kevin, Randal, Robin Lewis, Elanda Sneed, James, and Celestine Sneed. Brother of Ernestine Cline, Elvera Ransom, Shirley Johnson, Lewis, and Millicent "Ruby" Jackson. Also survived by 7 grandchildren and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. A Funeral Service will be held on Sunday "tonight" at 8pm from the Emmanuel…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Solan, Richard J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Richard J. Solan of Nashua, worked at BAE Systems; 58 NASHUA, NH Richard J. Solan, 58, a longtime resident of Nashua, died Friday, November 7, 2008, at St. Joseph Hospital, following a lengthy illness. Mr. Solan was born on September 11, 1950, a son of the late John and Kathleen (Curtin) Solan. He was the husband of Kathleen (Camarot) Solan, whom he married on August 14, 1971. They shared 37 years of marriage. For over 30 years, Mr. Solan's career has been involved in the automobile industry. Most…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Stuber, Marjorie A. (Lamore)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and friends invited. Visiting hours today, Sunday, 5-8. In lieu of flowers, donations in Marjorie's memory may be made to Partners Hospice, Development Office, 281 Winter St., Suite 200, Waltham, MA 02451-8713. Interment in St. Francis' Cemetery. For directions or guestbook, please visit:, . Alexander F. Thomas & Sons FH Walpole 508-668-0154

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Suchomel, Anna G. (Ostromecki)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Anna G. (Ostromecki) Suchomel, 83, formally of Worcester passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 2 in Heritage Nursing and Rehabilitation in Cedar Rapids. Her husband, Thomas F. Suchomel passed away in 2001. She was also predeceased by 4 brothers, Walter, Frank, John and Joe and two sisters, Helen Lloyd and Mary Morkunas. Her caregiver was her niece, Judith A Shute of East Brookfield. She leaves several nieces and nephews here in Worcester area. She was born in Hopedale, daughter of Walter and Julia…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sugarman, Lawrence

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SUGARMAN, Lawrence "Larry" Of Randolph. Entered Eternal Rest after a courageous battle with cancer on November 8, 2008. Retired Music Teacher of 35 years with the Braintree School System. Devoted husband of Arlene (Goldstein) Sugarman. Beloved father of Richard & Halye Sugarman, Kenneth & Risa Sugarman and Risa & Mark Uvlin. Cherished grandfather of William and Matthew Uvlin, Jonathan and Adam Sugarman. Dear brother of Burton Sugarman. Services at Temple Beth Am, 871 North Main St.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sujko, Mark

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours Sunday (Today) 3-8PM. Past member Polish Club. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Fund for Sujko Children @ East Boston Savings Bank, Broadway Revere, MA 02151. Funeral home is handicapped accessible, children's lounge available. Courtesy valet parking front entrance of the Funeral Home. For complimentary transportation to and from the funeral home please call 617-569-0990. Ample off street parking in our 3 parking lots. Services…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Swan, Dr. Daniel Mason

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SWAN, Dr. Daniel Mason 98, of Quincy, a prominent longtime Cardiologist and Chief of Staff at the former Quincy City Hospital, now Quincy Medical Center, died peacefully at his home on November 8, 2008. He was the Beloved husband of 63 years to the late Pauline G. Swan, who passed away on February 10th of this year. Born in Watertown, NY, he was one of three children born to the late Mason M. and Carol (Brimmer) Swan. He graduated Colgate University in 1931, and the University of Rochester in 1935. He made…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Todd, Rhonda (Kladky)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            TODD, Rhonda (Kladky) Of CT and FL, passed away after a three year battle with pancreatic cancer on Oct. 5, 2008. Rhonda was loved by all whose lives she touched. Her love for all of us is reflected in her choice of the following poem, which she shared with her family. "...Grieve Not, Nor Speak of me with Tears, But Laugh and Talk of Me, As if I were beside you…I loved you, so 't'was Heaven here with you". Survived by her mother, Elaine Kladky; 2 sisters Lisa Rex of NY & Linda…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tompkins, James

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and friends invited. Arrangements by the Keefe Funeral Home in ARLINGTON.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Trimble, Bertha (Turner)

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Tucker, Richard W.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ARRANGEMENTS: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Silverthorne Day Care Center, 23 Geremonty Drive, Salem, NH 03079. Family and friends may call on Monday from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen. A masonic service will be held at 3:30 p.m. at the funeral home. The burial will take place on Thursday at the Elmwood Cemetery in Sumner, Maine. For condolences or directions visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Walker, Paul F.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Warren, Michael C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      WARREN, Michael C. On Nov. 3, 2008, Died peacefully at home with family and friends at his side. Michael Warren left us after an all too short battle with cancer. Michael leaves behind his husband of over 30 years, James Kuchinsky-Warren, Patricia Warren his mother, Debra Bates his sister, Devon Boggs, and Kim Bates his nieces, a huge network of friends. A celebration of Michael's life will take place on December 8, 2008, 7:30 PM at First Parish Church, Dorchester, MA. In lieu of flowers or if you would…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Weber, Hannelore Winkler

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral from the Diaz-Healy Funeral Home Inc., 107 South Broadway, opposite St. Patrick Church, South Lawrence. At the request of the family there will be no visiting hours. Funeral services are private. Condolences may be registered at

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Werman, Joyce A. (Roome)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends invited. Calling hours to be held at the George L. Doherty Funeral Home, 855 Broadway (Powder House Sq.) SOMERVILLE, Sunday 2-6 pm. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Mass General Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease, Mass General Hospital; B114-2700, 114 16th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129 or Care Alternative Hospice, 181 Cedar Hill Rd., Marlborough, MA 01752 or Blueberry Hill Healthcare Nursing Facility, 75 Brimbal Ave., Beverly, MA 01915. For more information…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • White, Glenn H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Glenn's memory to the Conway Area Humane Society, P.O. Box 260, Conway, NH 03818 or, . For additional information please visit website at:, . Brasco and Sons Memorial Waltham 781-893-6260

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Whitney, Margaret (Boney)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              WHITNEY, Margaret (Boney) Of Westwood, formerly of Boston, on October 27, 2008, at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Thomas H. P. Whitney, she was formerly married to the late Frank E. Remick and the late Victor F. Horst. She is survived by her daughters Valerie Horst and her partner Benjamin Peck, of New York City, Pamela Horst of Bangkok, Thailand, and Leslie Horst and her spouse Louise Forrest of Watertown. She was the devoted grandmother of Peter Horst of McLean, Virginia and Claudia Citkovitz of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wickham, Walter R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Walter R. Wickham, 81, passed away on Thursday, October 7th 2008. He is survived by many cousins. Mr. Wickham was born in Worcester, son of Walter and Astrid (Richardson) Wickham and lived here all his life. He was a foreman for several manufacturing firms in Worcester and Grafton. Mr. Wickham was a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII and he loved cats. Funeral and burial services were held privately in All Faiths Cemetery. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the Graham, Putnam & Mahoney Funeral Parlors.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wojnowski, John E. "Stitch"

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    John E. "Stitch" Wojnowski, 78, of Rockmeadow Rd. died Thurs., Nov. 6, 2008, in the Milford Regional Medical Center, Milford. He was the husband of Olive E. (Glidden) Wojnowski. Mr. Wojnowski was employed at Eastern Autobody in Worcester for 30 years before his retirement in 1992. Mr. Wojnowski was born Aug. 22, 1930 in Milford, the son of the late Stanley and Charlotte (Costello) Wojnowski. He attended St. Mary's High School in Milford and played football for St. Mary's High School. John…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wonkka Sr., George R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      George R. Wonkka Sr.; 74 Died Monday, October 27, in his home in Las Vegas, NV, after a brief illness. He was born on Aug, 29, 1934, in Fitchburg, the son of Claire (Langlois) and George Wonkka. He was a longtime resident of Fitchburg, and was employed for many years by the city of Fitchburg before retiring to Las Vegas. Mr. Wonkka was the husband of the late Nancy (Ricker) Wonkka who died in 1991. He leaves behind 7 children, George Wonkka Jr. who died in 2004, Karen Wonkka Page of Fitchburg, Lisa Ogilvie…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Zabierek, Dr. Henry C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dr. Henry C. Zabierek was Townsend schoolteacher, Army vet; 84 PHILADELPHIA, PA Dr. Henry C. Zabierek, died on October 31, 2008, in Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, from heart failure. He was born on June 8, 1924 in Chelmsford, MA, son of Walter and Helena Zabierek. Graduated, Chelmsford High School (1942) Class President. Elected to Chelmsford High School Hall of Fame in 1992. Received full basketball scholarship to the University of Rhode Island where he played forward for legendary coach Frank…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Zmetra, Stasia C. (Grzyb)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Stasia C. (Grzyb) Zmetra, age 95, of 23 Oxford Avenue, died Saturday, November 8, 2008, at Hubbard Regional Hospital, Webster. Her husband, Joseph L. Zmetra died November 2, 1973. She leaves her son, Ronald J. Zmetra and his wife Patricia of Dudley; a sister, Louise Kurposka of Southbridge; her grandchildren, Joseph Zmetra and his wife Tami of Dudley; Lauren Fitzgerald and her husband Donald of Pepperell, Francesca Zmetra of Boston; a great-granddaughter, Sydney Rose Zmetra of Dudley; a niece, Paula Allen…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Alice Patterson Bongiovanni

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Barowy, Joseph

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Doris Nuttelman, 98, had long and happy life

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Dr. Charles Smith, optometrist, UMass grad

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • E.M. Beekman, professor, scholar, writer, poet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Eunice Scibelli, 84

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Femino, Matthew

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Fife, Jeanne M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Gertrude G. Gam

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Joseph Hilyard, 56, union supporter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lawson III, Arnold

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lillian G. Moynihan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Linda G. Dunbar

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Marques, Encarnacao E.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mary E. Metcalf

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mary L. Forrest

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Miller, Julia L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Perkins, Thomas A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Qualantona, Joseph J.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Richard L. Sprague

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sheila F. Richard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Stafford, Mary F.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Stanley Moczulewski, Army Air Corps vet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Susan Willcox Crapo

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