Monday, November 10, 2008

Massachusetts Obituaries 11/10/08

  • Adams, Marie M. (Mees)

    Marie M. (Mees) Adams, 96, formerly of Worcester, died Saturday, November 8th in Oakwood Nursing Center, Webster. Her husband, George H. Adams, died in 1999. She leaves three sons, George H. Adams, Jr. of Ft. Myers, FL, Paul S. Adams of Ellenton, FL, and Allen E. Adams of Howell, MI; a daughter, Patricia A. Willand of Northfield; a brother, John Mees of Benton City, WA; 9 grandchildren; several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was born in Amsterdam, the daughter of Cornelius and Maria M.…

    • Ainsley, Joan M.

      QUINCY Joan M. (Kelley) Ainsley, 74, of Quincy, Our Beloved Mother, passed on November 6, 2008. Formerly of Dorchester, she resided in N. Quincy for 31 years. Her latest places of employment were Jordan Marsh/Macys in Squantum where she worked for 25 years, and John Scott House in Braintree, where she was employed for 16 years. She physically leaves her 6 children, Paul Ainsley and wife Leslie of Randolph, Susan Graham and husband Timothy of Arlington, Steven Ainsley and wife Michelle of Deerfield,…

      • 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

        • Antone Cruz

          Antone Cruz, 89 years old, died on Friday evening in Morton Hospital, Taunton.  Born in Taunton son of the late Antone and Anna (Martin) Cruz. He was educated in Taunton schools and for over 40 years he was truck driver for the former Southern Mass Oil Company.  He was a retired teamster with Local 653 in Brockton.  Antone was a very active member of St Thomas Episcopal Church where for many years he served as an usher. Antone served in the US Navy during WW II.  He is the husband of 61 years of Evelyn…

          • Arrigal, Thomas R.

            and friends kindly invited. Tom was an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

            • Aucoin Sr., Joseph T. "Joe"

              AUCOIN, Joseph T. "Joe" Sr. Of Bellingham, formerly of Natick and retired Natick Firefighter died peacefully on November 8, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Audrey L. (Campbell) Aucoin who died in March of 2001. Loving father of Joseph T. Aucoin, Jr. and his wife Donna of Topsham, ME; John W. Aucoin and his wife Ginny of Corona, CA and Theresa A. "Terri" (Aucoin) McGlynn of Bellingham. Devoted grandfather of Jason Aucoin and his wife Terry of Bath, ME; Jeremy Aucoin and his wife…

              • Bedard, Roland J.

                will be received at the M.R. LAURIN FUNERAL HOME, 295 Pawtucket St., Lowell on Tuesday from 4 to 8pm. His funeral will take place from the Funeral Home on Wednesday at 8am with a Funeral Mass at St. Francis Church, Wheeler Rd, Dracut at 9am. Interment to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. His obituary will appear in Tuesday's paper. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the D'Youville Senior Care, 981 Varnum Ave, Lowell, MA 01854. Funeral Directors: M. Richard Laurin, Scott…

                • Bell, Deborah L.

                  BELL, Deborah L. Of West Newton on Nov. 9. Beloved wife of Robert Gurwitz. Devoted mother of Rebecca Bell-Gurwitz and Sam BelI-Gurwitz, both of West Newton. Loving sister of Risa Bell and her husband John DeVito of Brooklyn, NY and Mitchell Bell and his wife MaryAnne of Dedham. Funeral services at Temple Shalom of Newton,175 Temple St., Newton. Tues., Nov.11, at 11AM. Memorial observance at her late residence Tue. following services, Wed., and Thu. after 3 PM, and continuing Sat, after 6PM and. Sun. after 2…

                  • Bendor, Harry Z.

                    Harry Z. Bendor of Northborough, passed away on Saturday, November 8, 2008, at the age of 95. Harry is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Miriam (Abileah) Bendor and two sons, Giora A. Bendor and Jonathan Bendor, as well as five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Harry was born in Warsaw, Poland, January 21, 1913, and was the son of Samuel and Helen Borkowski. He immigrated to Israel in 1923 where he met Miriam. Miriam and Harry were married in 1937. The family immigrated to the USA with their…

                    • Blinn, Patricia Mary (Broderick)

                      BLINN, Patricia Mary (Broderick) Age 84, of Morris Plains, NJ, formerly of Medfield, November 8, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Frederick W. Blinn. Loving mother of Frederick W. Blinn, Jr. and his late wife Maryann of Mount Arlington, NJ, Christine B. Henderson and her husband David of Chesapeake, VA, and Paul F. Blinn and his wife Kathi of Matawan, NJ. Sister of Norma Broderick of Walpole and the late Phyllis Ganley and Dorothy Brown. Grandmother of Brad, Heather, Maureen, Kevin, Andrew, Michael, and…

                      • Blood, Clifford R.

                        In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans Queen City Chapter. Please send online condolences to

                        • Bomba, Mary (Gajewski)

                          • Bradford, David A.

                            MARSHFIELD David A. Bradford, of Marshfield, formerly of Duxbury. We are sad to say died Nov 6, at his home at the age of 57. Husband of the late Maryellen (McLaughlin) Bradford. Son of Arthur and Margaret (Simon) Bradford of Duxbury. Brother of Judith Graner of Marco Island, FL., John Bradford of Trenton, TN., and Jeffrey Bradford of Westfield, MA. Uncle of Brittany Bradford, Kali Bradford and Stacey Cash Graner. Born in New Brunswick, NJ. David graduated from Duxbury High School. He was a salesman and a…

                            • Briggs, Henry J.

                              Henry J. Briggs, 79, of Shrewsbury, died Sunday, November 9th, in Saint Vincent Hospital after an illness. Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main Street, Shrewsbury is assisting the Briggs family with arrangements which are incomplete.

                              • Brown, Robert R.

                                and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 PM. Children's room available. Bob worked for A.D. Handy Co. as an A.V. Technician for 20 years. 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…

                                • Burke, John V.

                                  and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours are Tuesday from 4 to 8 P.M. Burial in Forest Hill Cemetery, Lynnfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to MGH Cardiology Dept., C/O Development Office, 100 Charles River Plaza, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114. Ret. Lynn school teacher and also from Cardinal Health in Peabody. WW II U.S. Navy Veteran. For directions, online obituary and guestbook visit

                                  • Butts, Beverly A.

                                    BUTTS, Beverly A. (Glenn) (Buivid) Of Peabody, formerly of Danvers, Nov. 9, 81. Wife of the late George D. Butts, mother of Linda Buivid of Lynn, Tami Swindell and her husband Kevin of Danvers, Bob Buivid and his wife Deborah of Newburyport, John Butts and his wife Ann Marie of Florida, George Butts of Peabody, the late Diane Stiver and the late Thomas Butts; grandmother of Robert Buivid of IL, Phillip Buivid of Danvers, Kristie Swindell and Demetrius Cockhren of Danvers, and Scott Stiver of FL. Funeral…

                                    • Byk, Alfred A.

                                      QUINCY Alfred A. Byk, 88, of Quincy (Squantum) passed away peacefully on November 7, 2008 at the VA Medical Center Hospice in Brockton after a long illness. Mr. Byk was a WWII Army Veteran and a lifetime member of the DAV. He was born and raised in New Bedford before moving to Squantum over 60 years ago. Mr. Byk was master watchmaker and an instructor at the Waltham Watch Co. before starting his own business in 1948. He also worked for the City of Boston as Paymaster before retiring in 1988. Mr. Byk loved…

                                      • Cafiso, Lucy M.

                                        ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends may call on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008 at 10 a.m. in St. Lucy's Church, 254 Merrimack St., Methuen. Burial will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, 29 Barker St., Lawrence. Memorial contributions may be made to any charity of choice. For directions and condolences, please visit our website and online guestbook at

                                        • Canova, Lorraine T.

                                          and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 PM. Interment in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. For directions, obituary and guestbook, visit, . Robinson Funeral Home Melrose (781) 665-1900

                                          • Cardoso, Eugenia

                                            BROCKTON Eugenia MaMa Cardoso, 73, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008, at her home in Brockton. Born May 3, 1935, in Fogo, Cape Verde, she was a daughter of the late Leonardo Cardoso. Mrs. Cardoso was a resident of Brockton for the last 11 years and was a communicant of St. Edith Stein Parish. She is survived by her children, Maria Andrade and Antonio Cardoso; her brother, Manuel Cardoso; she is also survived by six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Russell…

                                            • Carney Jr., John J.

                                              CARNEY, John J., Jr. Of Lynn, Nov. 7, age 93. Husband of Frances M. (Gill) Carney; father of Catherine Carney-Feldman, John "Terry", Ken, Paul, and Elaine Carney; father-in-law of David Feldman, Denise Carney and Laurie Jo Rogers-Carney; grandfather of Elizabeth Feldman, Derek, Kevin and Scott Carney and Justin Carney. Brother of the late Mary (Carney) Ford. Funeral on Wednesday at 9:30 AM from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home 157 Maple Street, LYNN. Funeral Mass in Blessed Sacrament Church, Saugus…

                                              • Ciccone, Mary J. (Addonizio)

                                                CICCONE, Mary J. (Addonizio) Of Naples, Fl, formerly of Roslindale, November 8. Beloved wife of the late Late Marco Ciccone. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8. Complete notice on Tuesday. P.E. Murray-George F. Doherty & Sons West Roxbury 617-325-2000

                                                • Cody, Lorraine M.

                                                • Colpoys, Francis (Featured Guest Book)

                                                  • Coyman, Edward F.

                                                    COYMAN, Edward F. 83, of Naples, FL and Marshfield, MA died Friday, November 7, 2008 after a 3 year battle with cancer. He was born in South Boston, MA on February 4, 1925 to Henry and Alice Coyman. Edward had worked for the Boston Gas Company for 35 years. After retiring, he opened and operated a Meineke Muffler Shop. He was an honorably discharged veteran of the U. S. Navy, having served in the Asiatic Pacific Theater during WWII. He was a member of the American Legion and the Glenn Eagle Golf and Country…

                                                    • Cringan, William J.

                                                      William J. Cringan of Fitchburg William J. Cringan, 49, of Fitchburg was stricken ill and died in his home on Sunday, November 9. The Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli Funeral Home, 243 Water St., Fitchburg, is directing Funeral arrangements, which are incomplete at this time.

                                                      • Crispin, Grace M.

                                                        Grace M. Crispin BRAINTREE Grace M. (Matthew) Crispin, 86 years of age, passed away on Saturday, November 8, 2008, at the Caritas Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton. She was born and raised in Dedham and was a graduate of Dedham High School. She lived in Braintree since 1941. She was a very active member of the Union Congregational Church of Weymouth and Braintree, where she was a member of the Church Choir, the Women's Club, the Progress Circle, and the Ladies' Guild. Grace was a member of the…

                                                        • Crispin, Grace M. (Matthew)

                                                          and friends invited. Visiting hours at the Mortimer N. Peck-Russell Peck Funeral Home, 516 Washington St., BRAINTREE, Tuesday, from 4-8 p.m. Memorial donations may be sent to the Union Congregational Church of Weymouth and Braintree Memorial Fund, 74 Commerical St., East Braintree, MA 02184. Grace was a very active member of the church.

                                                          • DePari, Jean F. (Wood)

                                                            Jean F. (Wood) DePari, 71, of 1075 Main Street, died Saturday, Nov. 8, in her daughter's home, after an illness. Her husband Orlando "Jack" DePari, died in 1999. She leaves a son, Daniel J. DePari of Texas; two daughters, Janet M. Mapes of Rochdale and Sandra J. Sousa and her husband William of Rochdale; two brothers, Paul Wood of Arkansas and David Wood of Charlton; a sister, Barbara Whitney of Cherry Valley; six grandchildren, Samantha, William, Ryan, Jesse, Amanda & William Manuel. She…

                                                            • Destino, Alex

                                                              : A funeral Mass will be celebrated in Our Lady of Good Voyage Church, 142 Prospect St., Gloucester, on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 9:30 a.m. Following the Mass, the Destino family cordially invites relatives and friends to a celebration of Alex's life at Bass Rocks Golf Club. At his previous request, there will be no visiting hours. The burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alex J. Destino Athletic Scholarship Fund, 24 Wonson St., Gloucester, MA 01930.

                                                              • Destino, Alex J.

                                                                DESTINO, Alex J. 81, of Glouceter, November 8, 2008, husband of the late Jeanne Destino, father of John Destino and his wife Susan of Gloucester, Marilyn Eldridge of Rockport, James Destino and his wife Judy of Gloucester, Mark Destino and his wife Nancy of Cleveland, OH, Alex J. Destino Jr. and his wife Mara of Gloucester, brother of Frank Destino and his wife Betty of Watertown, Phyllis Rao and her husband Tony of Gloucester. Also survived by 14 grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Our Lady…

                                                                • Dixon, Mary Blendenia

                                                                  may call at the FAY McCABE FUNERAL HOME, 105 MOORE ST, LOWELL on WEDNESDAY from 4 until 8pm. Mrs. Dixon's Funeral will begin on THURSDAY morning at 8:45am from the Funeral Home, followed by her Funeral Mass at 10am at ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH, 22 Sixth St, Lowell. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, E. Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE FAY McCABE FUNERAL HOME, 978-459-9222.

                                                                  • Dolan, Anges (Kett)

                                                                    DOLAN, Agnes (Kett) Of Dorchester and Chatham, November 8, 2008, beloved wife of the late James B. Dolan, Sr. Mother of Atty. James B. Dolan, Jr., of Dorchester, Robert C. Dolan of NewJersey, and Patricia M. Dolan of Chatham, formerly of Wyoming. Grandmother of Christopher James and Stephanie Elizabeth Dolan. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Brendans Church, Dorchester on Wednesday Morning, November 12 at 10AM. Visiting Hour at the Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER…

                                                                    • Doucette, Donna E.

                                                                      ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral from the Doherty-Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden St., Reading, Wednesday at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass celebrating Donna's life in St. Athanasius Church, 300 Haverhill St., Reading at 10 a.m. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share remembrances with the family on Tuesday from 3 to 8 p.m. Parking is available in the municipal parking lot on Linden St. Interment St. Patrick's Cemetery, Stoneham. Please honor Donna by making donations in memory of…

                                                                      • 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…

                                                                          • 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…

                                                                            • Figueiredo, Rosa R.

                                                                              STOUGHTON Rosa R. (Soares) Figueiredo, 90, died Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Blue Hills Alzheimers Care Center in Stoughton, after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Joao C. Figueiredo. Born in Santa Maria, Azores, Portugal, she moved to the United States in 1969 and settled in Stoughton in 1971. She worked as a machine operator at Corcoran Shoe in Stoughton for several years. In her free time, she enjoyed sewing and crocheting. She is survived by her children, Zinalia Sousa of Tennessee,…

                                                                              • Fitzpatrick, Marion C. (Keenan)

                                                                                and friends invited. Visiting hours on Tues Nov 11 from 2-4 & 6-8pm. Interment will be in Mass National Cemetery in Bourne, Ma.

                                                                                • Fitzsimmons, Karen M.

                                                                                  may call at the HEALY FUNERAL HOME, 57 North Main St, WESTFORD, on TUESDAY, November 11th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, November 12 at Saint Catherine's Church, 107 North Main St, Westford at 11:00 am. Interment at St. Catherine's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund:c/o Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th floor, Brookline, MA 02445 FUNERAL DIRECTOR, J.A. HEALY SON, WESTFORD, MA…

                                                                                  • Fitzsimmons, Karen M. (Driscoll)

                                                                                    FITZSIMMONS, Mrs. Karen M. (Driscoll) 48, of Westford, beloved wife of Thomas J. Fitzsimmons, beloved daughter of William & Madeline (Roche) Driscoll, mother of Kelly, Mary and Katie; and sister of Kevin Driscoll of Malden, died Friday November 7, 2008 at her home in Westford following a long struggle with cancer, surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Sudbury, Karen worked at Nynex as a director of marketing. An energetic volunteer, she taught CCD at St. Catherine's Church and…

                                                                                    • Fontes, Margaret N.

                                                                                      Margaret N. Fontes of Nashua, NH, formerly of Chelmsford Nashua, NH Mrs. Margaret N. Fontes R.N. of Nashua, NH formerly of N. Chelmsford, died early Saturday, November 8, 2008 at Courville Nursing Home in Nashua, NH. She was married to the late Dr. Robert J. Fontes who died January 7, 1994. Margaret was born in Providence, RI on April 19, 1922, the daughter of the late Joseph and Lillian (Reilly) Gauvin. She graduated from high school in 1940. Margaret graduated from Rhode Island Hospital School of Nursing…

                                                                                      • Francis J. Brunelle, Sr.

                                                                                        Francis J. Brunelle, Sr., 82 years old, died at his home on Saturday November 8, 2008 following a period of failing health.  Born in Taunton on Dec 4, 1925 the son of the late Harmedos and Clarise (Morin) Brunelle.   He had been a resident of Berkley for all of his life, having been educated in local schools. He was a member of United Memorial Methodist Church in Taunton.   He was a retired mechanic helper/ truck driver for Collins Transportation and F B Rogers Silver Co.  He was a train buff and…

                                                                                        • Frenna, Carmelo

                                                                                          FRENNA, Carmelo Of Waltham, November 9, 2008. He was the loving husband of 44 years to Maria (Alfeo) Frenna. Complete notice to follow. The Brasco & Sons Memorial, 773 Moody St., WALTHAM, will be assisting the family with arrangements., Waltham 781-893-6260

                                                                                          • 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,…

                                                                                            • Gloria J. (Pacheco) Westgate

                                                                                              Gloria J. (Pacheco) Westgate, wife of Mervyn Westgate, died at Marian Manor on Sunday, Nov. 9th at the age of 76. Born in Taunton, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Maria (Carvalho) Pacheco. Educated in Taunton schools, she graduated from Taunton High School in 1951. An  engraver and office worker for the former Princess House, she retired in 1990.  She was a member of  St. Nicholas of Myra Church, the St. Nicholas Women’s Guild, the Weir Seniors and the Happy Hearts. Besides her husband, she…

                                                                                              • Goff, Marguerite E. (Noone)

                                                                                                GOFF, Marguerite E. (Noone) Formerly of Lynn, Nov. 9, age 95, wife of the late T. Clifford "Cliff" Goff; mother of Thomas C. Goff, Jr. and his wife Mary Jane of Lynn and Richard J. Goff and his wife Carol of Scituate; sister of Dr. John Noone of Annapolis, MD, Bernice Martin of RI, and the late Anne Coakley; grandmother of Christopher Goff and his wife Alyse, Patrick Goff and Jeffrey Goff. Funeral on Wednesday at 9:30 AM from the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple Street, LYNN. Funeral Mass in…

                                                                                                • Goldman, Sidney

                                                                                                  GOLDMAN, Sidney Of Swampscott and formerly of Chelsea on Nov. 9, 2008. Devoted husband of Ruth Cooper Kane Goldman. Dear brother of Ruth Brody and the late David Goldman & his wife Mildred. Devoted stepfather of Richard Kane & his wife Launa Zimmaro, and Lori Burkhardt & her husband James. Loving grandfather of Sara & Jack Burkhardt. Loving uncle of Bruce Goldman & Michael Goldman. Services at the Torf Funeral Chapel, 151 Washington Ave. (Cary Sq.) CHELSEA on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 11:00…

                                                                                                • 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

                                                                                                  • Guerriero, Pasquale

                                                                                                    & friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours on Tuesday from 4-8PM. Burial in Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Pasquale's name to the Alzheimer's Assoc., 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. For obituary, flowers & to sign guest book visit, Gately Funeral Home 781-665-1949

                                                                                                    • Hanafin, John F.

                                                                                                      and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral Service in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY, Tuesday at 7:00 PM. Visitation prior to service from 4-7 PM. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John's memory to the , Central NE Region, 18 Tremont Street, Suite 700, Boston, MA 02108. Call 1-800-Keohane or see, for directions & online condolences.

                                                                                                      • Healey, Anthony J.

                                                                                                        and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008 at 10:00 AM at the Star of the Sea Church, Salisbury, MA. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Newburyport. Visiting hours will be Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008 from 5:00 - 8:00 PM at the Twomey - LeBlanc Funeral Home, 193 High St., NEWBURYPORT. Memorial donations may be made in Anthony's memory to the P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

                                                                                                        • Heffernan, James F.

                                                                                                          ROCKLAND James F. Heffernan, 81, a lifelong resident of Rockland, died at home, Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, after a long illness. The son of the late James F. and Margaret (Dwyer) Heffernan, he was born in Rockland, Jan. 16, 1927. He was raised and educated in Rockland and served in the Navy during World War II. Mr. Heffernan had been employed as a shipwright at the former Bethlehem Steel and the former General Dynamics in Quincy. He was Past Commander and life member at the Rockland VFW Post 1788 and served as…

                                                                                                          • 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.

                                                                                                            • Hehir, John

                                                                                                              HEHIR, John Of Brighton formerly of Ardrahan, Co. Galway, Ireland November 8, 2008. Beloved husband of Ann M. (Duffy). Father of Susan of Norfolk, James of Georgetown, Janet of Brighton, Annmarie of Los Angeles and Margaret Focke of Andover. Also survived by 8 grandchildren. Funeral from the McNamara Funeral Home, 460 Washington St. (at Lake St.) BRIGHTON Wednesday at 8 AM. Funeral Mass in St. Columbkille's Church at 9 AM. Visiting hours Tues. 4-8 PM. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery. Former Chairman…

                                                                                                              • Hodge, Mary F. (D'Entremont)

                                                                                                                HODGE, Mary F. (D'Entremont) Of Norwood, November 8, age 82. Wife of the late Warren J. Devoted Mother of John R. Hodge of Norwood, Warren J. Hodge Jr. of Reading, Edward A. Hodge of AL, and Mary F. Hodge of CA. Sister of the late Jack, Paul and Francis D'Entremont, Also survived by 4 grandchildren. Funeral from the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home, 1248 Washington Street, NORWOOD, Wednesday at 8 am followed by a funeral Mass at 9 am in St Catherine's Church Norwood. Visiting Hours will be held on…

                                                                                                                • Hoffman, William M.

                                                                                                                  and friends invited. Donations in his name may be made to the American Heart Assoc., 20 Speen St, Framingham, MA, 01701. Late Navy veteran of WWll. Bill was a well known radio personality and was "The Voice of the Mountains" broadcasting ski reports to over 300 radio stations in the United States and Canada. Along with being a radio personality, Bill was a popular travel writer, producer and pilot. Bill was a unique, engaging, and very special person who made an impact on all he met. Funeral…

                                                                                                                  • Howard M. Reynolds

                                                                                                                    Howard M. Reynolds age 73 years of Lakeville, MA died Friday, November 07, 2008 at Morton Hospital in Taunton.  He was the loving husband of Natalie J. (Ventura) Reynolds of 55 years. Born Sunday, November 11, 1934 in Lakeville he was the son of the late Leon F. and Luella (Blanchard) Reynolds.  Howard was educated in Lakeville Schools and was an avid hunter, fisherman and enjoyed his Beagles.  He retired from the Town of Lakeville where he was the Dog Officer for 20 years and was a member of the Bay…

                                                                                                                    • Jordan, Emma R.

                                                                                                                      ARRANGEMENTS: Friends are invited to the service Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main St., Haverhill. Calling hours will precede the service from 4 to 7 p.m. Interment at Maplewood North Parish Cemetery Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 10 a.m. Online condolences may be sent to

                                                                                                                      • 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

                                                                                                                        • Kalil, Eli David

                                                                                                                          hours will be Tuesday from 5pm to 8pm. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Louis M. Fazio Jr. and Louis M. Fazio III, for condolences or directions, please visit our website at

                                                                                                                          • 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.…

                                                                                                                            • Kelley, Eleanor (Johnson)

                                                                                                                              Nurses Assoc., 266 Cochituate Rd., Wayland, MA., 01778. Raised and educated in No. Stratford and Colebrook N.H. she completed High School in Waltham, MA, and Bryant and Stratton Business College in Boston. Eleanor was President of Women's Fellowship at Memorial Church, President of Sudbury Women's Club, member of the Library Committee, Council on Aging and for many years Sudbury's Bowling League. She also was an active skier, card player and bingo player. Duckett – Waterman Funeral Home

                                                                                                                              • Krevosky, Francis P. "Hank"

                                                                                                                                Francis P. "Hank" Krevosky, 87, of Main Street, died Friday, November 7, 2008, at Hubbard Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Paradis Funeral Home, Oxford.

                                                                                                                                • LaRose Sr., David F.

                                                                                                                                  David F. LaRose, Sr., 87, of Chadwick Street in Worcester, passed away Saturday, November 8, 2008 in UMass Hospital. Calling hours Wed. 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, Worcester, is honored to assist his family with arrangements

                                                                                                                                  • 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…

                                                                                                                                    • Lamy, Joseph Jacques Emile

                                                                                                                                      LAMY, Joseph Jacques Emile Longtime resident of Wakefield, MA and Franklin, NH unexpectedly Nov. 7. Son of the late Marie Louise (Hamel) and Joseph Emile. Pre-deceased by brother Jean Pierre Lamy. Survived by wife, Lois Ardel (Eales), five children: Cindy Cicciarella and her husband David of Ashland, MA; J. Pierre Lamy and his wife Gail McLaughlin of Brookfield, NH; Joyce Baca and her husband Michael of Franklin, NH; Andrea Amirault and her husband Steve of Concord, NH and Michele Barbrie of Concord, NH; 16…

                                                                                                                                      • Lawson III, Arnold

                                                                                                                                        : A memorial service will be held at St. John the Episcopal Church, Hale Street, Beverly Farms on Friday, Nov. 14 at 12 noon. Arrangements are by the Campbell-Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Barbara McInnis House, 780 Albany St., Boston, MA 02118. Information, directions, condolences at

                                                                                                                                        • Levesque, Romeo J.

                                                                                                                                          and friends may call at the Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4-8 PM. Interment will be at Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield.

                                                                                                                                          • Linell, Marjorie A.

                                                                                                                                            LINELL, Marjorie A. Of Hanover died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008, at Genesis Lebanon Center in Lebanon, NH. She was 93. Mrs. Linell was born October 28, 1914, in Charlestown, NH, to the late Thomas P. and Mary H. Ahern, and grew up in Charlestown. Mrs. Linell graduated from Keene State College and taught in the New Hampshire school system until her marriage to Kenneth A. Linell moved her to Cambridge, MA, Providence, RI and Needham, MA before moving to Hanover, NH in 1962. She had three children. Mrs. Linell was…

                                                                                                                                            • Lister, Marie L. (Bove)

                                                                                                                                              and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 at the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., MEDFORD. Service and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent in Marie's name to the JDRF, 120 Wall St., 19th FL, New York, NY 10005 or Hospice Care, 690 Canton St., Westwood, MA 02090. For directions, obituary and guest book, Dello Russo Family Funeral Homes 781-396-9200 Medford-Woburn-Wilmington

                                                                                                                                              • MacAllister, Robert F.

                                                                                                                                                Robert F. MacAllister QUINCY Robert F. Uncle Bob MacAllister, age 96, of Quincy, formerly of Holbrook and Weymouth died Saturday, November 8, 2008 at home. He was born in Arlington Heights, raised and educated in Weymouth schools and has lived in Quincy for ten years, previously sixteen years in Holbrook and Weymouth for many years. Mr. MacAllister was employed as a machinist for both the Bethlehem Steel Company and General Dynamics at the former Fore River Shipyard in Quincy. He had forty-five years of…

                                                                                                                                                • MacFarland, Edna "Faye" (Elwell)

                                                                                                                                                • Maher, Irene

                                                                                                                                                  Irene Maher MILTON Irene (Place) Maher passed away on November 7, 2008. Born November 25, 1914 to John & Mary Louise Place of Milford, NH, Irene graduated from Milford H.S. in 1932 and subsequently from Nashua Business College, worked in Nashua until she married and moved to Boston, living in the Savin Hill section of Dorchester until she moved to Milton in later years. She worked at Bank Boston as an Executive Secretary, retiring after 27 years in 1979. She was a positive person who enjoyed good health…

                                                                                                                                                  • Maher, Irene (Place)

                                                                                                                                                    MAHER, Irene (Place) Age 93 of Milton, Nov. 7. Devoted mother of Richard J. Maher of Weymouth, Marylou McCarthy of Scituate, Peter A. Maher of Marlborough & Janice E. Jenkins of Milton. Sister of the late John Place. Also survived by 10 loving grandchildren & 13 great grandchildren. Grandmother of the late Steven Maher. Funeral Mass at St. Agatha Church, Milton, Wed. morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., MILTON, Wed., 9 to 10 AM, prior to Mass.…

                                                                                                                                                    • Marra, John A.

                                                                                                                                                      • Marshall, Alfred H.

                                                                                                                                                        Alfred H. Marshall, 80, of Sayles St., died Sat., Nov. 8, at Milford Regional Medical Center. He is survived by his devoted wife of 55 years, Rosemary (Creighton) Marshall; he was the loving father of Michael Marshall of Bellingham, John Marshall of Douglas, Eileen Sestito of Franklin and Kathleen Marshall of Woonsocket, R.I.; 6 grandchildren; 1 great granddaughter; sister Doris McCourt of Northbridge and several nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his brothers, Raymond, Oliver and Fredrick Marshall…

                                                                                                                                                        • 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 Floor, 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,…

                                                                                                                                                            • McManus, James M.

                                                                                                                                                              McMANUS, James M. Age 52, of Woburn, unexpectedly in India, Nov. 3rd. Beloved son of Edward and Barbara (McGowan) McManus. Devoted brother of Edward McManus and his wife Veronica, Gerard McManus and his wife Charlene, and Karen Olson and her husband Michael, all of Woburn. Dear uncle of Gerard, Ryan, and Shawn McManus, Bridgette, Kaleigh, and Colleen McManus, and Shaelyn Olson. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St., WOBURN, on…

                                                                                                                                                              • McSherry, Josephine F. (Brown)

                                                                                                                                                                Josephine F. (Brown) McSherry, 78, died Sunday, November 9 at the Life Care Center in Auburn, where she had been living. She was the wife of James C. McSherry, Jr., who died in 1999. She leaves three sons, James C. McSherry, III of Apopka, FLA., David A. McSherry and his wife Donna of Catawba Island, Ohio, John P. McSherry of Worcester; four daughters, Cheryl J. Hickman and her husband William of East Brookfield, Barbara J. Shipman and her husband Timothy of Spencer, JoAnn Schold and her husband Paul of…

                                                                                                                                                                • Meady, Leo F.

                                                                                                                                                                  QUINCY Leo F. Meady of Quincy, formerly of Abington, November 6, 2008 at age 89. Loving husband of the late Mary (Corson) Meady; loving father of Maureen Hussey and her husband Donald of Rockland, and Marilyn McInnis and her late husband Kevin, of Rockland; loving grandfather of Christopher, Patrick and Ryan Hussey, Nicole and Stephanie McInnis all of Rockland. He was a Business Broker in Boston and Quincy for many years and was active in St. Marys Parish, Quincy. Funeral from the Quealy & Son Funeral…

                                                                                                                                                                  • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Natalie M. (Vintro) Melones

                                                                                                                                                                          Natalie M. (Vintro) Melones, wife of the late Steve Melones, died on Saturday, Nov. 8th at the Life Care Center of Raynham. She was 76.  Born in Taunton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Simas) Vintro. A homemaker for much of her adult life, she also worked for Paul Dever and Taunton State Hospital. She leaves 3 daughters, Stephanie Delaney of Kingston, Stasia Foster of Carver, and Megan Wordell of Taunton; 3 brothers, Arthur Vintro of Taunton, Leonard Vintro of Raynham and Joseph Vintro…

                                                                                                                                                                          • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Paul, Joan M.

                                                                                                                                                                                PAUL, Joan M. 78 of North Hampton, NH died November 8, 2008. Born in Boston, August 12, 1930, the daughter of the late William and Margaret (McGloan) Synnott. Loving wife of David M. Paul. Father of Joseph Doherty and wife Heather of Barnstable, Lynne Bonee and husband Christopher of W. Hartford, CT, Christine Orcutt and husband James of Cranbury, NJ, stepfather of Donna Brownell and husband Kevin of Lee, NH, David Paul, Jr. and wife Karen of Fort Montgomery, NY. Grandfather of 6, many nieces and nephews.…

                                                                                                                                                                                • Pistenmaa, Michael E.

                                                                                                                                                                                  : A memorial service will be held in St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1123 Washington St., Gloucester, on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are cordially invited. Funeral arrangements are by the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St., Gloucester.

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Radcliffe, Edward P.

                                                                                                                                                                                    QUINCY Edward P. of Quincy died November 8, 2008. Beloved husband of Margareta P. (Weverink) Radcliffe of Quincy. Beloved father of Diane M. Fratolillo of Quincy, William T. Radcliffe of Quincy, and the late Edward P. Radcliffe, Jr. Loving brother of Louise Dockray of Cocoa Beach, FL and the late Loraine Nee, Lillian Sheehan, Dorothy Haley, Russell, Thomas, and John Radcliffe. Cherished grandfather of Thomas, Matthew, Benjamin, and Taylor, and great grandfather of Matthew. Ed is also lovingly survived by…

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Rivernider, Wallace R.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Wallace R. Rivernider, 85, of Milford, died Thursday, November 6, 2008, in Milford Regional Medical Center, after an illness. He was the husband of the late Louise L. (Allegrezza) Rivernider, who died in 1997. He was born in Worcester, son of the late Arthur and Dorila (Cofsky) Rivernider and has lived in Milford since 1963. Mr. Rivernider was a World War II United States Navy Veteran, serving on the USS Gallatin and the USS William P. Biddle and had been involved in 5 major invasions in The Pacific…

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Robinson, Kira Volkoff

                                                                                                                                                                                        : At her request there will be no funeral service. Donations in her memory may be made to Sawyer Free Library, 2 Dale Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930. There will be an open house on Tuesday, Nov. 11 from 3 to 5 p.m. at her home in Annisquam for those who may wish to join in remembering her. For more information and to send online condolences, please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                        • 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.

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sanborn, Helen M.

                                                                                                                                                                                            MARSHFIELD Helen M. Sanborn, of Marshfield, November 3, at the age of 84. Wife of the late George Sanborn. Mother of Raymond D. Sanborn, Sr. of Pembroke, Ronald Jerry Sanborn of Scituate, Rev. Marilyn J. Sanborn of Marshfield, Darlene L. Kelley of New Bedford, John D. Kelley II of Revere and the late Gary W. Sanborn. Sister of the late Gwendolyn MacDonald and late Sylvia E. Fenton. She was also survived by l7 grandchildren and l7 great grandchildren. Everyone knew that she loved her family, grandchildren…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sanders, Julia A. (Vilkas)

                                                                                                                                                                                              Julia A. (Vilkas) Sanders, 88, of Worcester, died Sunday, November 9, in her home. Calling hours in DIRSA-MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 298 Grafton St. will be Tuesday, November 11, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. The funeral Mass will be Wednesday, November 12, at 11:00 a.m. in St. Stephen Church, 357 Grafton St. The complete obituary will be published on Tuesday.

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sanders, Kevin H.

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Santagati, Kevin J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                  ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 10:30 a.m. at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, N.H. Cremation will follow. Calling hours will be held Tuesday, Nov. 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Schmitt, Robert J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Robert J. Schmitt of Fitchburg Robert J. Schmitt, 39, of Fitchburg, died Sunday, Nov. 9, in his home, after a brief illness. The Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli Funeral Home, 243 Water St., Fitchburg, is directing Funeral arrangements, which are incomplete at this time.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Shirley, Barbara C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        MARSHFIELD Barbara C. (Gregg) Shirley, age 84, of Marshfield, formerly of Louisville, Kentucky, died November 8, 2008 at home. A graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan College, Mrs. Shirley was a retired English teacher. Barbara was the beloved wife of Rev. Dr. Riley P. Shirley and the loving mother of Stephen R. of Acton and Frank G. of Norwell. She was loving grandmother of JJ, Gregg, Nicole, Emerald, Jarrod and Jack. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 11 a.m. in the Church Hill United…

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Shirley, Barbara C. (Gregg)

                                                                                                                                                                                                          SHIRLEY, Barbara C. (Gregg) Of Marshfield, formerly of Louisville, KY. Age 84. November 8, 2008 at home. Beloved wife of Rev. Dr. Riley P. Shirley and the loving mother of Stephen R. of Acton and Frank G. of Norwell. Loving grandmother of JJ, Gregg, Nicole, Emerald, Jarrod and Jack. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 11 a.m. in the Church Hill United Methodist Church, 634 River St., Norwell, MA 02061. Visiting hours Wed., 4-8 at the McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home, 30 Central St. (off Rt.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Staras, Peter M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Peter M. Staras, 91, of Worcester, passed away Saturday, November 8, 2008, at Kindred Hospital, following a long illness. Peter is survived by his wife of 57 years, Martha O. (Kwasniewska) Staras; 3 daughters, Donna Hebert and her husband Norman of Hubbardston, Margareta Cheney and her husband Jay of Northboro, and Ada Dellasanta and her husband David of West Boylston. He also leaves 6 grandchildren, Josh and Jake Greska, Alex and Olivia Cheney, Leah and Mark Dellasanta, and one great-granddaughter, Kylie…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Sugarman, Lawrence

                                                                                                                                                                                                              RANDOLPH Lawrence "Larry" Sugarman, 61, of Randolph, died at home on Saturday morning, November 8, after a courageous battle with cancer. A native of Lynn, Mr. Sugarman was a graduate of Lynn English High School. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree at the New England Conservatory of Music. He taught music in the Braintree Schools for over 35 years. He also gave private music lessons, having taught and influenced many hundreds of students in the South Shore area. He was a member and active with…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Sullivan, Rose

                                                                                                                                                                                                                HOLYOKE Rose Sullivan, of Holyoke, formerly of Quincy, died at her home on Friday, November 7, 2008 at age 79. Beloved daughter of the late Timothy and Julia Sullivan, she was the sister of Mary Guilfoyle of Quincy, Anne Dinnan of Sarasota, FL, Gertrude Craig of Hull and Marco Island, FL and the late Thomas Sullivan and Gladys Cribbie. Rose is also survived by several nieces and nephews and her friends in Holyoke. Her funeral will be from the Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home, 74 Elm St. Quincy Center on…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Swan, Daniel Mason

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  QUINCY Dr. Daniel Mason Swan, 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.…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Thompson, Ruth P.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High St., Ipswich, followed by interment in the Cowles Memorial Cemetery, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours are Wednesday 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to the , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For directions or to leave a condolence, please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Thompson, Sharon L.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        QUINCY Sharon L. (Eaton) Thompson of Quincy died unexpectedly at her home on November 9, 2008. A retired employee of State Street Bank and Trust Co. She was the beloved wife of Philip R. Thompson, Sr. Loving mother of Susan Lawrence of Whitman, Tracy Chandler of Middleboro, Philip R., Jr. of Pembroke and David Thompson of Milton. Sister of Marie Dekarski of FL, Margaret O'Brien of Kingston, Douglas Eaton and Elizabeth Eaton of Quincy, Charles Eaton of Rockland and the late David Eaton. Also survived by…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Thompson, Sharon L. (Eaton)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and friends invited. Visiting hours at the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., MILTON, on Tuesday 4-7 PM. Interment private. For information and directions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Tocchio, Mary M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            QUINCY Mary M. (Widdop) Tocchio, of Quincy passed away at Quincy Medical Center on Saturday, November 8, 2008 at age 89. Born in South Boston, she grew up in Wollaston, graduated from North Quincy High and lived in Quincy all her life. A retired school bus matron for the city, Mary was a 25-year member of TOPS In Weymouth. The beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Tocchio, she is the beloved mother of James E. Tocchio of Hanover, Barbara J. Papile and Marion Chaupetta, both of Quincy and Doris L. Rose of…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ventola, Edward V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and friends respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Late member of Most Precious Blood Ushers' Club, World War II Army Veteran. Late employee of Allis Chalmers & Foxboro Company. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Ed's memory to Most Precious Blood Church, 40 Maple St., Hyde Park, MA 02136. (Doorman Parking) Laughlin, Nichols & Pennacchio Hyde Park 617-361-2410.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Vitt, Helen M. (Hurley)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  VITT, Helen M. (Hurley) Of Allston, November 8, 2008. Beloved wife of the late John W., Jr. Loving mother of Daniel and his wife Stephanie of Norwood, Adelaide Walsh of Allston and Ellen Lewis and her husband Paul of Scituate. Devoted sister of Anne O'Hare of Brick, NJ, Carol O'Hare of Wetherby Lake, MO and the late Vincent Hurley, Catherine Hickey, and Joseph Hurley. Cherished grandmother of Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Jeanine Chisholm, Allison and Keith Lewis, Timothy and Michael Walsh and Andrew and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • White Sr., Hugh R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      SCITUATE Hugh R. White, Sr., age 83, of Scituate and Cambridge, formerly of Wakefield, died Saturday, November 8, 2008. Mr. White was a veteran and P.O.W. of World War II having served in the U.S. Army. Hugh was a member of the George H. Mealy Post #118 and the Satuit Boat Club. Mr. White was the beloved husband of the late Grace Janet (Dieselman) and the devoted father of Hugh R. Jr. and his wife Susan of Cambridge, Susan Murley and her husband Peter of Andover, Christopher and his wife Nancy of Lexington,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wilson, Annie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        hours will be Wed., Nov. 12, 2008 from 1-2 PM prior to the funeral service in the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Talking Book Library, Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Square, Worcester, MA 01608-2074.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Alice J. Zachari, 86

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Bessie Pantelakis, 91

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Carol Beaudin, worked at Williston

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Donahue, Maureen M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Francis Caldwell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Harriet F. Stiles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Helen A. Melnik

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Jean C. Semos, 79

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • John J. Carney, Jr., 93

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Joseph Hilyard, 56, union supporter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Joseph Mardas

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Joseph Mardas, diehard Yankees fan

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lorraine Strippe, longtime nurse

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Marguerite E. Goff, 95

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Maureen M. Donahue, 64

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • McNeil, Ruth L.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Savoie-Thornton, Lauren

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Stanley Moczulewski, Army Air Corps vet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Stepenuck, Marion E. (McCarthy)

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