Friday, November 14, 2008

Massachusetts Obituaries 11/14/08

  • Alessi, Sarah G. (Peters)

    and friends invited. Late memer of the Bethany House Sr. Center of Taunton. Volunteer at Milton Hospital. Late member of the Milton Womens Club and former employee of H.P. Savings Bank for over 30 years. Please in lieu of flowers all donations can be made to a charity of your choice. Interment at Fairview Cemetery. For directions and guestbook visit, Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home Hyde Park 617-361-3216

    • Anderson, Jennie M. (Decker)

      may call at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Ave., DRACUT, on Saturday from 9 until 11 AM, followed by her Funeral Service at 11 AM at the funeral home. Interment in Tyngsboro Memorial Cemetery in Tyngsboro. Those who wish may make donations in her name to St. Casimir Church, 268 Lakeview Ave., Lowell, MA 01850. For online condolences and directions visit

      • Bean, Evelyn V. (Dubey)

        BEAN, Evelyn V. (Dubey) Of Littleton, formerly of Concord, Nov. 12. Beloved wife of the late Edward W. Bean. Mother of Paula M. Rounds of Littleton, Cheri Fletcher of Concord, Foster mother of Donna Taylor of New Boston, NH, Mother-in-law of Richard Rounds of Littleton, Grandmother of Shauna L. Rounds of Littleton and Serenity J. Coyne of Brighton, Sister of the late Russell Dubey and J. Edward Dubey. Funeral Monday, November 17th at 1 PM in the Concord Chapel of the Dee Funeral Home, 27 Bedford St.,…

        • Beaton, Daniel F.

          BEATON, Daniel F. Of Chestnut Hill, November 12. Beloved companion of Gladys Rabinovitz. Devoted brother of John Beaton of Weymouth and Ruth Messenheimer of Ft. Myers, FL. Dear uncle of Kathy & Bob Messenheimer, Karen, Jeff & Elizabeth Ward and Michael & Tina Beaton. Late Retired Accountant for the Mass Dept. of Higher Educaton & WWII U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran. Remembrances in his name may be made to the Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, Brookline, MA 02447. Services will be private.…

          • Bowden, Cecelia

            will be this evening only 6-8 PM at Rock Funeral Home. Services will be in the funeral home on Saturday at 10 AM, followed by burial at Pine Grove Cemetery.

            • Boyages, E. Peter

              BOYAGES, E. Peter 87, of Arlington formerly of Belmont, November 10, 2008. Husband of the late Helen (Eleftherion) Boyage. Devoted father of Garrie Reilly and her husband Paul and his late son James Boyages. Loving Grandfather of Alexandra and Christopher Reilly. Funeral from the Faggas Funeral Home, 551 Mt. Auburn St., WATERTOWN, MA on Sat. at 9:30am followed by Services in the Greek Orthodox Church Taxiarchae, 25 Bigelow Ave., Watertown at 10:30am. Visiting hours on Friday 4:30 to 7:30pm. Expressions of…

              • Breitmaier, Elizabeth Ann (Maher)

                and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday 5 - 8 PM. Donations in her memory may be made to the Leukemia Research Foundation, 3520 Lake Ave., Suite 202, Wilmette, IL 60091. Interment Westview Cemetery, Lexington. Douglass Funeral Home Lexington 781-862-1800

                • Brewer, Norma C.

                  HONEYBROOK, Pa. Norma Constance (Johnson) Brewer, 82, of Tel Hai Retirement Community, Honeybrook, passed away unexpectedly, Nov. 6, 2008, at her home. She is survived by her beloved husband of 58 years, George L. Brewer. Born in Plymouth, Mass., to William and Phoebe Sherman Johnson, Norma attended Plymouth schools and Beverly Hospital School of Nursing. Norma was always proud of her Plymouth roots. She worked at Raytheon as a vacuum tube assembler and for many years at Rust Craft Greeting Cards in…

                  • Briggs, Donald A.

                    ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be TODAY, Friday, Nov. 14, 2008 from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Charles F. Dewhirst Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. Funeral services will be on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. The burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen. Memorial contributions may be made to St Basil's Salvatorian Center, 30 East St., Methuen, MA 01844. To send an online condolence, please visit,

                    • Buckley, Frederick J.

                      Frederick J. Buckley of Lowell Frederick J. Buckley, of Lowell, MA, died Nov. 11, 2009. Visiting hours will be Fri. 3 to 7 p.m. Funeral Sat. 8:30 a.m. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, MA, with a funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. at St. Margaret's Church in Lowell, MA. Burial St. Patrick's Cemetery. For those that wish memorials may be made in his memory to the Joslin Clinic, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02115. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guest book at…

                      • Butera, Santo A.

                        BUTERA, Santo A. Of Brighton, Nov. 11, 2008. Husband of Mary L. (Costanza). Father of Diane Nozawa of Hawaii, John of Norfolk, Joan of Medfield & Paul of Newton. Brother of Marie Butera of Newton,SaIly Lucente of Brighton & Celia O'Toole of Newton. Also survived by 6 grandchildren. Funeral from The McNamara Funeral Home, 460 Washington Street (At Lake St.) BRIGHTON, Saturday at 8 AM. Funeral Mass in Saint Columbkille's Church, 321 Market St., Brighton at 9 AM. Visiting hours Friday 4-8 PM.…

                        • Cahillane Sr., Stephen J.

                          CAHILLANE, Stephen J. Sr. Of Canton November 12th. Beloved husband of the late Pearl (Preston). Father of Stephen J. Jr. of CA, Nancy Cahillane Connor & her husband Jim of Canton, James J. of Canton, and the late Patricia DeRose and her husband Bob DeRose of Norwood. Brother in law of Betty Murphy of Canton. Also survived by his 5 grandchildren, Brian Murphy, Stephen Cahillane, Michael DeRose, Lisa and Megan Cahillane. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, 455 Washington St., CANTON,…

                          • Callahan, Joseph M.

                            • Caron-Morse, Mary E.

                              WEYMOUTH Mary E. Ma (McCarthy) Caron-Morse, age 74, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on November 13, 2008. She resided in Weymouth for 38 years. Formally raised in Dorchester, MA. Born February 23,1934. She was the daughter of the late James and Margaret McCarthy. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend to many. Mary was a loyal red Sox fan and enjoyed playing bingo. Raising her family was her number one job, but she also enjoyed her job as a…

                              • Clapp, Shirley C.

                                Shirley C. Clapp CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. Shirley C. (Maroon) Clapp, 82, of Crystal River, formerly of Brockton, Mass., and South Boston, died Nov. 10, 2008. A daughter of the late John A. and Julia E. (Jankauskas) Maroon, Shirley enjoyed reading, bingo and her cat Baby. She was the beloved wife of Charles E. for almost 60 years; loving mother of Shirley Hyde of Cape Cod, Marie Warnock and her husband Barry of Taunton, John Clapp and his wife Dawn of Florida and the late Charles Clapp; devoted grandmother of Jon…

                                • Clapp, Shirley C. (Maroon)

                                  CLAPP, Shirley C. (Maroon) 82, of Florida, formerly of Brockton & South Boston, Nov. 10, 2008, daughter of the late John and Julia (Jankauskas) Maroon, beloved wife of Charles E., loving mother of Shirley Hyde of Cape Cod, Marie Warnock & her husband Barry of Taunton, John Clapp & his wife Dawn of Florida & the late Charles Clapp, devoted grandmother of Jon Clancy, Tyler Clancy, Heather Marrone, Dr. Ryan Warnock, Caylee Warnock, Cory Noonan, Adam Noonan & Megan Mitchell,…

                                  • Clasby, John

                                    John Clasby HULL John Clasby, November 11, 2008 after a courageous battle following a fire in June 1999. The beloved son of Janet (Bostwick) Clasby and the late John Clasby of Hull. Devoted father of Jamie, Sean and Daniel Clasby all of Hull. Cherished brother of Michelle Brennan of Hull and the late Daniel Clasby. Loving uncle of Colby Clasby and Tyler Brennan all of Hull. John is a long time resident of Hull. He served on the Hull Fire Department for 12 years. Before the 1999 fire, John enjoyed sports,…

                                    • Cohen, Gay Mersereau

                                      Gay Mersereau Cohen formerly of Chelmsford; 56 MANCHESTER, CT Gay Mersereau Cohen, 56, from Chelmsford MA, died unexpectedly Sunday morning, Nov. 9, 2008, in her own home in Connecticut. She was the beloved wife of Raymond John Cohen, and mother of Christine. Born in Boston on Nov. 1, 1952, she was the oldest daughter of Barbara Soper Mersereau and Raymond Thomas Mersereau. She was raised in Chelmsford with her 3 sisters, Anne, Robin, and Lee. She was the fun and funny aunt to Ari, Eric, Jessie, and…

                                      • Colasacco, Iride (Amicangioli)

                                        and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Friday 4-8 p.m. Interment Newton Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Iride's memory to the Neely House, 30 Winter St., 2nd Floor, Boston 02108 or the charity of your choice. For directions & guest book, . George F. Doherty & Sons Wellesley 781-235-4100

                                        • Coleman Jr., Edmund F.

                                          NEW BEDFORD —Edmund F. Coleman, Jr., 60, of Fairhaven, died Tuesday, November 11, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital. He was the husband of the late Corinne E. (Mc Laughlin) Coleman. Born in Boston, the son of Edmund F. Coleman, Sr. and Dorothea (Mc Partlan) Coleman of Fairhaven, he was raised in Dorchester and has resided in Fairhaven for over 25 years. Mr. Coleman was a Vietnam Combat Veteran in the United States Marine Corps, attaining the rank of Lance Corporal. He was the recipient of several medals…

                                          • Colpoys, Francis (Featured Guest Book)

                                            • Conner, Ulis

                                              CONNER, Ulis 60 years old, of Framingham, MA formerly of New York on November 9. Loving father of Amy Brannigan and her partner Coco. Loving grandfather of Chula and Nayzaya. He is also survived by his companion of ten years, Carole Freeman and her children. He was an avid fisherman and worked as an auto detailer for many years in the Framingham area. His friends number in the 100s and will dearly miss him. A memorial service will be held at 12 o'clock Saturday, November 15 at John Everett Funeral Home,…

                                              • Consoli, Joseph P.

                                                ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008 at 12 noon in the funeral chapel at the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. At the request of the family, there will be no calling hours. Burial will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Barker Street, Lawrence. Please visit our website and online guestbook at

                                                • Cribben, Kenneth M.

                                                  Kenneth M. Cribben WHITMAN Kenneth M. Cribben, 51 years, of Whitman, formerly of Brockton, died unexpectedly, Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, at Cape Cod Hospital. He was the loving husband of Linda J. (Jones) Cribben. Born in Weymouth and raised in Brockton, he was a son of Ralph M. Cribben of Plymouth and the late Ruth (Salpi) Cribben. Ken was a 1974 graduate of Southeastern Regional Vocational High School. He had been a service driver for Workplace Essentials for the past two years and previously worked at ICP,…

                                                  • D'Amato, Rocco U.

                                                    • Damata, Rocco J.

                                                      DAMATA, Rocco J. Of Burlington formerly of Readville, Nov. 13, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Anna Elizabeth (Tedeschi) Damata. Dear friend of Grace Cataldo of Burlington. Loving Father of Wayne Damata of Dedham and Domenic and his wife Christina of Readville. Complete Notice to followonSunday., Kenney Funeral Home 617-361-2450

                                                      • Dawley, Janice (Bohan)

                                                        & friends invited. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Topsfield. Visiting hours Sunday, November 16, 2008 from 2 to 6 P.M. On line guestbook at, . Expressions of sympathy may be made in Janice's memory to the St. Vincent DePaul Society, 11-13 Market Sq., Lynn, MA 01905 or to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, c/o 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923. O'Donnell Funeral Service Danvers & Salem 978-774-6600

                                                        • Dolliff, Thomas E.

                                                          Thomas E. Dolliff, 66, of Chestnut Street in Bristol, RI, and formerly of Dallas, TX, died late Monday afternoon at the Miriam hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the devoted husband of Patricia (Lucas) Dolliff. Born in Whitinsville, MA, he was the son of the late Edwin and Doris (Roche) Dolliff. Mr. Dolliff worked in Advertising for 30 years, before retiring in 1995. He was a communicant of St. Mary Church. He is survived by a son, Michael T. Dolliff and his wife Kristin of Dallas, TX; a…

                                                          • Donegan, Thomas J.

                                                            • Durost Sr., Robert E.

                                                              Robert E. Durost Sr., 85, husband of the late Ella M. (Argraves) Durost, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, November 12, 2008, at his Fort Fairfield residence. He was born March 23, 1923 in Fort Fairfield, the son of Charles W. and Millie A. (Everett) Durost. He was married to Ella M. Argraves on November 3, 1945. Robert and Ella were residents of Sterling, MA for over thirty-five years. Bob was employed by the Hill Machine Company of Worcester, MA for over thirty years. He was predeceased by his wife,…

                                                              • Earle, Cynthia A.

                                                                and friends kindly invited. Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery. Visiting hours Friday 4-8 p.m. Retired cafeteria worker Watertown Public Schools. Contributions may be made in her memory to the Fisher House Foundation, 1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 600, Rockville, MD 20852. Funeral Home handicapped accessible. MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald

                                                                • Eastman, Martha Jane

                                                                  Martha Jane Eastman CALIFORNIA Martha Jane Eastman, age 82, of Atherton, CA, formerly of South Portland, ME, died at her residence Sunday, November 9, 2008, of pancreatic cancer. Born February 26, 1926, in Portland, Maine, Jane was the youngest daughter of the late Judge Herbert J. and Martha F. (Gardiner) Welch. Her elder sister, Carlene W. Parker of Portland, predeceased her in 1987. Beloved wife of Joseph S. Donnelly, Jane was the loving mother of Francesca M. Eastman and her husband Edward C. Goodstein…

                                                                  • Ferry, Elizabeth Gibson

                                                                    FERRY, Elizabeth Gibson Age 87, of Matunuck, Rhode Island, died on November 10 at her home after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of John Mansfield Ferry, of Matunuck, for sixty-six years, mother of Elizabeth Mansfield Bishop of Boulder, Colorado, Dana Ferry of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and John DeWolf Ferry of Matunuck; grandmother of Tara Bishop Manke of Watertown, Mass. and Nina Bishop Nunn of Brookine, Mass. Mrs. Ferry's father, Charles DeWolf Gibson, was the Executive Vice-President of…

                                                                    • Flatley, Mary C. (Cassidy)

                                                                      and friends invited. Visiting hours Friday 4-8 p.m. Late member of Irish Social Club, West Roxbury. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery.

                                                                      • Garrido, Adela

                                                                        ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends may call on Friday, Nov. 14, 2008 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008 at 1 p.m. in the funeral chapel. Burial will follow at the Bellevue Cemetery in Lawrence. For directions and condolences, please visit our website and online guestbook at

                                                                        • Giarratana, Frances J. (Cammarata)

                                                                          and friends are invited to visit in The DeVito Funeral Home, 761 Mt. Auburn St., WATERTOWN on Friday 3:00 to 7:00pm and to a Funeral Home Service Saturday morning at 11:00. Interment to follow Mt. Auburn Cemetery.

                                                                          • Gilpatric, Flora F.

                                                                            ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours will be held Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008 from 4 to 8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. funeral service in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry. Following cremation the burial will be in the Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence, with her daughter. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the , 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01710. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit,

                                                                            • Golenski, Madeline C.

                                                                              HYANNIS —Madeline C. Golenski, 85, of Hyannis, formerly of New Bedford, passed away peacefully at home on November 11, 2008. She was born July 24, 1923, in Whitefield, NH to William and Agnes Cryan. Madeline grew up in New Bedford, MA. She graduated from New Bedford High School and also attended secretarial school. She worked ten years as a comptroller for Sears & Roebuck in New Bedford, MA. She leaves three sons, Frederick A. Golenski and his wife, Martha C. Golenski of Centerville, Dana Golenski of…

                                                                              • Gomes, Adelina Oleveira

                                                                                Adelina Oleveira Gomes BROCKTON Adelina Oleveira Gomes, 87, of Brockton, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital, in Brockton. She was the beloved soul mate of the late Antonio Silva Soares. Born Feb. 22, 1921, in Brava, Cape Verde, she was a daughter of the late Fortunato Gomes and Constance Oleveira. Mrs. Gomes came to Brockton in 1971, where she had been a communicant of St. Edith Stein Parish. She enjoyed spending time with her family and cooking for her family and other…

                                                                                • Graham, Ivy

                                                                                  NEW BEDFORD —Ivy (Brunton) Graham, 91, of Dartmouth, died Saturday, November 8, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital, New Bedford. She was the wife of 69 years of the late Robert Graham. Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and the late Linda (Heaton) Brunton and lived most of her life in New Bedford before moving to Dartmouth in 1982. She was a member of St. Martin's Episcopal Church in New Bedford. Mrs. Graham was a home maker who enjoyed sewing and doing hand crafts. She is…

                                                                                  • Greene, Gail (Wilson)

                                                                                    • Grigas, Ruth A.

                                                                                      BOURNE Ruth A. (McCarthy) Grigas, 99, died at Cape Cod Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, in Bourne, Thursday, Nov. 13. Born in Stoughton, she was a graduate of Stoughton schools. She was a resident of Bourne for several years after living in Stoughton for 70 years and Florida for 20 years. Mrs. Grigas was a clerk for Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., in Norwood, for 10 years, before retiring at age 65. She also volunteered at a hospital in Florida and enjoyed bowling in a league in Florida. A wonderful…

                                                                                      • Hehir, Claire A. (Prue)

                                                                                        Nurse Service & Hospice. PLEASE JOIN THE FAMILY FOR CLAIRE'S Mass of Christian Burial FRIDAY NOVEMBER 14, 2008 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church, 340 N. Main Street, Hudson, OH. Arrangements by JOHNSON-ROMITO, A GOLDEN RULE FUNERAL HOME, HUDSON, OHIO (330) 650-4181.

                                                                                        • Hensley, Rev. Francis W.

                                                                                          ABINGTON Rev. Francis W. Hensley of Abington, formerly of Eden, VT, November 12, age 90, loving husband of the late Mary (Wright) Hensley; loving father of Ruth Hensley and her husband Francis Quinn of Abington, Susan Hensley of CT, John Hensley of CO, Betsy Hendrick and her husband Joseph of NJ and the late Sally Hensley. Loving grandfather of Maureen and Kathleen Hensley-Quinn, and Benjamin, Daniel, and William Hendrick. Rev. Hensley was a Phi Beta Kappa from Yale University in Theology Studies. He was a…

                                                                                          • Howard, Fannie Lucy

                                                                                            HOWARD, Fannie Lucy Of Hyde Park, 11/7/08, beloved mother of Ruth Dowdell of Boston, Murdie Henderson of Mattapan, MA, Mary Porter of Stoughton, MA Lillie Williams of Auburn, AL, Arthur Howard of Mattapan, MA, and Katie McCargo of Hyde Park, Willie Mae Howard of Brockton, Bobby Howard of Andover, and the late Charlie Howard. Also survived by 26 grands and 40 great-grands and a host of other loving relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 15, at St. John Missionary Baptist…

                                                                                            • James E. Gilson, Jr

                                                                                              James E. Gilson, Jr, 89 years old, died in Morton Hospital on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008.  Born in Dighton, son of the late James E. and Edna (Bolster) Gilson, Sr.  Educated in Taunton Schools , Jim was a active member of the West Congregational Church, assisting with the Clambakes.  He retired in 1981 after many years as an airplane mechanic with American Airlines at Logan Airport in Boston.  During WW II he volunteered to join the Army Transport Command serving in Africa as a airplane mechanic assisting the…

                                                                                              • James F. Bolger

                                                                                                BOLGER, James F. “Frank”, 86, of Coral Springs, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Saturday, November 8, 2008. Mr. Bolger was born on October 23, 1922 in Dighton, MA, son of John & Rose E. (Carter) Bolger. He graduated from Dighton High School, class of 1941. He enlisted in the US Army Air Force in 1942 and flew 31 B-17 missions over Europe in World War II. Mr. Bolger began his career with New England Telephone Co. in 1945, and…

                                                                                                • Jannino, Theresa (Malta)

                                                                                                  & friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours are Sunday only 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in Terry's memory may be made to the "E" Club of Everett, PO Box 490135, Everett 02149. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Homes 1-877-71-ROCCO

                                                                                                  • John Joseph Ponte Sr.

                                                                                                    John Joseph Ponte Sr., 86, of Lewiston died Thursday, Oct. 30, at St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion. He was born in Taunton, Mass., on Sept. 20, 1922, a son to the late Manuel and Maria (Alves) Ponte. He was educated in Massachusetts, and graduated from Bentley College. He enlisted in the Army in 1940, and was a sergeant during World War II. He worked for BF Goodrich, Bonan Footwear and retired from the Lewiston Housing Authority in 1986. He was a former member of Our Lady of the Rosary Church, a lifetime…

                                                                                                  • Joyal, Norma E. (Smith)

                                                                                                    Norma E. (Smith) Joyal, passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2008 surrounded by her family in UMass Memorial Medical Center after a long illness. She leaves four sons, Wallace and Jerry of Barre, James of North Brookfield and Richard of Oakham; three daughters, Carol Healy of Millbury, Kathleen Thibault and Rosemary Joyal both of Barre; a brother, David Smith of Barre; five sisters, Florence Murdza of Amherst, Beverly Landry of Lunenburg, Shirley Smith of Florida, Helen Albrect of Ware and Edna Mae Radisic…

                                                                                                    • Keenan, Vincent P.

                                                                                                      and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass in the Church of St. John the Evangelist, 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop on Saturday at 10 AM. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Late Army Air Corps Veteran, W.W. II. Arrangements by the O'Maley Funeral Home, WINTHROP.

                                                                                                      • Kelnhofer, Joseph T.

                                                                                                        KELNHOFER, Lt. Col. Joseph T. (Retired) Of Bedford, Nov. 11. Husband of Agnes (Talacko) Kelnhofer. Father of Joseph R. of Bedford, Robert J. and his wife Elinor of Aurora, IN,, Cecilia Feeley and her husband Michael S. of Wayne, NJ and Philip J. and his wife Melissa Alexander of Clinton. Brother of Thomas P. of Greenfield, WI, Mark S. of Cudahy,WI and Karen A. Heim of Madison, WI. Grandfather of Laurel, Jeremy and Elizabeth Kelnhofer and Alexander and Rebecca Feeley. Funeral from the Bedford Funeral Home,…

                                                                                                        • Kibit, Denise A.

                                                                                                          and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday 4 - 7 PM. Donations in her memory may be made to CMARC, 100 Sylvan Rd. Woburn, MA 01801. Interment private. Douglass Funeral Home Lexington 781-862-1800

                                                                                                          • Kulian, Jacob G.

                                                                                                            MIDDLEBORO Jacob G. Jack Kulian, age 83 years, of Middleboro, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, at Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center, Brockton, after a brief illness. He was the devoted husband of Ann (Machoolian) Kulian. He was born in Bridgewater, son of the late George and Rose (Tavoukjian) Kulian. He was a 1943 graduate of Middleboro High School and attended UMass-Boston. He served in World War II, in the U.S. Navy, as a radioman 3rd class on the USS Nassau. He worked at the former Albert Shoe Company…

                                                                                                            • Landry, Donald R.

                                                                                                              NEW BEDFORD —Donald R. Landry, 67, of New Bedford, passed away at home on Tuesday, November 11, 2008, after a long illness. He was the husband of Marie A. (Faucher) Landry of Florida and the former husband of Maryann C. Page of New Bedford; and son of the late Romeo and Beatrice (Paquette) Landry. He was a lifelong resident of New Bedford. He graduated from St. Anthony High School and obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Textile Technology from the former SMTI, presently called UMass Dartmouth. Mr.…

                                                                                                              • Lazarakis, Harriet J.

                                                                                                                may call at the O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 3 to 7 P.M., Sunday. Her funeral will take place from the funeral home Monday morning at 10 o'clock followed by a Funeral service at the TRANSFIGURATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH at 11 o'clock. Burial in the Westlawn Cemetery. Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to the Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church, Fr. Sarantas Way, Lowell, MA 01854 or to the Greater Lowell Alzheimer's Association, 220 Pawtucket…

                                                                                                                • Leavitt, Edward Parker

                                                                                                                  LEAVITT, Edward Parker 90, of Centerville, formerly of Newton, died Tuesday, November 11. Beloved brother of David Noel Leavitt and his wife, Judy of Falmouth; the late Virginia Loughlin and her husband, Edward of Newton; and the late Gerard Leavitt of Centerville. Mr. Leavitt is also survived by many nieces & nephews, and grand nieces & nephews. Mr. Leavitt's career included being the Director of the Tufts Medical School Library and also librarian at Stanford University, Boston College, Harvard…

                                                                                                                  • Loranger, Robert P.

                                                                                                                    Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting with the arrangements. For more information, please go to

                                                                                                                    • Lowell, Emmeline M.

                                                                                                                      LOWELL, Emmeline M. 90, of Sabino Rd., formerly of Santa Barbara CA died Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at the Hillhouse Assisted Living Facility with her loving daughters by her side. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts on October 10, 1918 the daughter of Henry Spencer and Mabel Keach Moody. She graduated from Dana Hall School in Wellsley, MA in 1936, Skidmore College in 1940 with a Bachelors Degree in English and then attended Tufts Medical School in Somerville, MA. On May 31, 1942 she married Stuart…

                                                                                                                      • Mackey, Ann M.

                                                                                                                        and friends are kindly invited. Interment Holyhood Cemetery. Retired Athletic Director Framingham State College. Ann was an avid sports fan who enjoyed watching all of the Boston sports teams. Bell-O'Dea Funeral Home 617-277-7652

                                                                                                                        • Maduro Jr., John S.

                                                                                                                          WAREHAM —John S. Maduro, Jr., 78, of West Wareham, died November 12, 2008, at Tremont Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center after a long illness. He was the husband of Janice E. (Menard) Maduro and the late Adelaide (Andrade) Maduro. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late John S. and Maria D. (Franco) Maduro and the late Ermelinda (Franco) Maduro, he lived in New Bedford most of his life until moving to Wareham in 2002. He was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church in Wareham. Mr. Maduro was…

                                                                                                                          • Mahon, Edward M.

                                                                                                                            & friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, Nov. 16th from 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Northeast Metro Tech Automotive Technology Dept. Scholarship Fund, 100 Hemlock Rd., Wakefield, MA 01880; or to the Boston Center for Independent Living, 60 Temple Place, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02111-1324. For complete obituary, guestbook & directions visit

                                                                                                                            • Marks, Shirley Coffin

                                                                                                                              MARKS, Shirley Coffin Of Naples, Florida, suddenly November 10, 2008, Mrs. Shirley Coffin, Marks. She is the daughter of the late Bruce A. Coffin and Barbara Sinclair Coffin and sister of the Barbara Coffin Hobson. Of the things that mattered most to Shirley was her family. Shirley met her husband James with whom she shared 45 years of marriage based on the words of the poet," the best was always yet to be". She is survived by three children, Deborah Elizabeth Thompson and husband, David E.…

                                                                                                                              • Martin, Hermenegildo

                                                                                                                                will be Friday 5-8pm at the Boulevard Funeral Home, 223 Ashley Blvd. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.

                                                                                                                                • Matilde A. (de Freitas) de Barros

                                                                                                                                  Matilde A. (de Freitas) de Barros, wife of the late Vasco H. de Barros, died at her home on Friday, Nov. 7th at the age of 84. Born on Madeira Island, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Joao and Maria Afra (deSousa) Rodriques de Freitas. She moved to the area in 1969. A communicant of St. Anthony Church, she worked as a folder for the former Rennie Curtain Factory for over 18 years, retiring many years ago. She leaves 7 sons, Fernando, Antonio, Vasco, John, Zack, and Joseph de Barros all of…

                                                                                                                                  • McGowan, William H.

                                                                                                                                    QUINCY William H. "Bill" McGowan, of Quincy passed away at Quincy Medical Center on Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at age 80. Born in Boston where he was raised and educated, he graduated from Boston Trade High School and moved to Quincy in 1947. A foreman for the Quincy Water Dept for 20 years, Bill retired in 1990 and was a member of the Quincy Yacht Club and Harvey's Saltwater Fishing Club. The beloved husband of Rita C. (Lyons) McGowan, he is the beloved father of Anne Dalton and her husband…

                                                                                                                                    • McHugh, John J.

                                                                                                                                      and friends are invited to attend the Funeral at 11 a.m. Saturday from The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte.20), WALTHAM, followed by a Funeral Mass in Saint Jude Church, 147 Main Street, Waltham at 12 noon. Burial will be in Saint Patrick's Cemetery, Watertown. Visiting hours Friday 4 - 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in honor of John J. McHugh to the Alzheimer's Association of Massachusetts (Research Only), 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA. 02472 or to the Wounded Warrior…

                                                                                                                                      • McKee, Mervyn John

                                                                                                                                        Mervyn John McKee PLYMOUTH Mervyn John McKee, of Plymouth, in Boston, November 10, born and raised in Gloucester, England. An Electrical Engineer and composer of note. He was co-founder of the South Shore Chamber Orchestra and has played with numerous symphony orchestras, string quartets and chamber orchestras, both in England and the United States. He loved his family above all else. He was a gentle, sweet man loved and admired by his family, friends and everyone whose life he touched. He is survived by…

                                                                                                                                        • McNaught, William E.

                                                                                                                                          & friends invited. Visiting hours Friday 4-7PM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the , 20 Speen St., Framingham 01701. WWII Navy Veteran. For obituary, directions, to sign guest book or order flowers please visit, Gately Funeral Home 781-665-1949

                                                                                                                                          • McNeil, James J.

                                                                                                                                            McNEIL, James J. In Concord, Nov. 13. Beloved husband of 45 years of the late Mary C. (Hunt) McNeil. Father of Maureen E. McNeil of Littleton, Kathleen M. Roby of E. Orleans, Anne C. McNeil of Cambridge and her late husband Martin P. Michelstein, Jane F. McNeil of Concord, Michael J. McNeil of Harwich, Paula T. Bongiorno and her husband Paul of Herndon, VA. and Ellen M. Miyamoto and her husband Wesley of St. Lazare, Quebec, Canada. Brother of Rita Schissel of Amesbury, Dr. Paul McNeil of Marblehead, W.…

                                                                                                                                            • Merolli, Albert F.

                                                                                                                                              Albert F. Merolli, 77, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away, Saturday, October 25, in the Audi L Murphy Veterans Hospital after a battle with cancer. Albert is survived by two daughters, Angela Tallarida and Olivia Lehosit; one brother, Louis Merolli; four sisters, Marietta Carles, Francis Gniadek, Viola Gifford, and Barbara Anderson; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Albert was born in Uxbridge, son of Louis and Christina (Cimini) Merolli. He graduated from Uxbridge High School and joined…

                                                                                                                                              • Metcalf, Scott J.

                                                                                                                                                METCALF, SSG. Scott J., US Army Of Clarksville, KY, formerly of Framingham and Northbridge, MA; on Oct 29, in Balad, Iraq, age 39. Husband of Betty Jo Havener Metcalf , Clarksville; father of Korinne Nicole Metcalf and Matthew Aaron Myers, Clarksville, and Curtis William Myers, Atlanta, GA; son of Paulette A. (Duso) Metcalf, Northbridge, and the late Alfred J, Metcalf; brother of Staff Sgt. Tracy Metcalf, US Air Force, Aviano AFB, Italy. Also survived by many uncles, aunts, and cousins. Staff Sergeant…

                                                                                                                                                • Metcalf, Stf. Sgt. Scott J.

                                                                                                                                                  Staff Sergeant Scott J. Metcalf, US Army, 39, formerly of Northbridge, MA and Framingham, MA, died on Wednesday, October 29, 2008, in Balad, Iraq, while assigned as a unit supply specialist to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. He leaves his wife, Betty Jo Havener Metcalf, of Clarksville, TN; 3 children: Korinne Nicole Metcalf and Matthew Aaron Myers, both of Clarksville, and Curtis William Myers of Atlanta, GA; his mother, Paulette A. (Duso)…

                                                                                                                                                  • Mitchell, George E.

                                                                                                                                                    MITCHELL, George E. Of Wakefield, Nov. 8. Husband of the late Edith (Ferraro) Mitchell. Father of Scott Mitchell and wife Donna of Wakefield and Virginia Holden and husband Dudley of Southwest Harbor, ME. Brother of Florence Anderson of Campton, NH. Also survived by 1 grandchild. Funeral services were private. For obituary/ McDonald Funeral Home Wakefield 781-245-3550

                                                                                                                                                  • Monahan, Anne M. (McCarthy)

                                                                                                                                                    MONAHAN, Anne M. (McCarthy) 85, of Nashua, died at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center on Wednesday, November 13, 2008. Mrs. Monahan was born on December 12, 1922 in Belmont, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Honorable William T. McCarthy and Nellie S. (Sullivan) McCarthy. She was a resident of Nashua prior to which she had lived in Belmont, Winchester, and Hyannis, Massachusetts, as well as Punta Gorda, Florida. She was the widow of Joseph Monahan, Jr., whom she married in 1942. Mrs. Monahan was a…

                                                                                                                                                    • Moss, Russell H.

                                                                                                                                                      • Moynihan, Gerard J.

                                                                                                                                                        and friends are respectfully invited to attend. A Memorial Mass at the American Catholic Church of New England will be held at a later date. Expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to Partners Hospice, 281 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451. Additional information available at, . Parking attendants on duty. Brasco and Sons Memorial Belmont 617-484-2088

                                                                                                                                                        • Nahigian, Araxi (Garabedian)

                                                                                                                                                          and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Aram Bedrosian Funeral Home, 558 Mount Auburn Street, WATERTOWN on Friday evening from 6-9 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the above named church. Interment at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge

                                                                                                                                                          • Nastopoulos, Ella

                                                                                                                                                            BRAINTREE Ella (Lolos) Nastopoulos, 94, of Braintree, died November 11, 2008. Beloved wife of the late John Nastopoulos. Loving mother of Christos Nastopoulos of Norfolk and Helen Marino and her husband Joseph of Braintree. Dear grandmother of Traci and Kerri Marino of S. Weymouth. Sister of Effie Diamond of Greenfield and the late Kanella Fotopolos and Nicholas Lolos. Born and raised in Springfield, she had been a resident of Braintree for 36 years. She had worked as a clerical worker for Jordan Marsh in…

                                                                                                                                                            • Nastopoulos, Ella (Lolos)

                                                                                                                                                              and friends are respectfully invited to visit the McMaster Funeral Home, 86 Franklin St. (Rt. 37) BRAINTREE, Sunday 3-6 pm. Interment Braintree Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to St. Catherine Greek Orthodox Church, 119 Common St., Braintree, MA 02184.

                                                                                                                                                              • Noel, Rita M.

                                                                                                                                                                who wish may make Memorial Contributions in her name to D'Youville Foundation, 981 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA 01854. Funeral at the Funeral Home on Monday, at 8:00 AM with a Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 9:00 AM at St. John the Evangelist Church in North Chelmsford. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery. Funeral Director Walter F. Bayliss, Jr.

                                                                                                                                                                • Noone, Barbara A.

                                                                                                                                                                  ARRANGEMENTS: Private family funeral services will be held graveside Monday, Nov. 17 in the Noone Family Lot at Greenwood Cemetery, East Broadway, Haverhill. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Barbara's memory may be made to The Jimmy Fund, c/o Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, ATTN: Contribution Services, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226. Arrangements are under the direction of the C. Frank Linnehan and Son Funeral Homes of Haverhill and Bradford. For online guestbook please…

                                                                                                                                                                  • 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'Neil, Rose A.

                                                                                                                                                                      ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral from the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St. (corner of Park Street and Route 28), North Reading, at Reading line, on Monday, Nov. 17 at 9:30 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Theresa's Church, 63 Winter St., Route 62, North Reading at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home Sunday, 2 to 6 p.m. Interment Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.

                                                                                                                                                                      • Olson, Carol J.

                                                                                                                                                                        Carol J. Olson of Townsend; 46 TOWNSEND Carol J. (Walters) Olson, 46, of Townsend, died Thursday, November 13, at the UMASS Memorial Hospital in Worcester. Mrs. Olson was born in Boston, November 23, 1961, a daughter of the late James C. Walters and her mother, Mildred B. (Bailey) Walters, and has resided in Townsend for the past 13 years. Mrs. Olson is survived by her mother, Mildred of Acton; her husband, Ralph Olson of Townsend; one son, James W. Olson of Townsend; two daughters, Jennifer J. Fenton of…

                                                                                                                                                                        • Olson, Carol J. (Walters)

                                                                                                                                                                          OLSON, Carol J. (Walters) 46, died November 13 at the UMASS Memorial Hospital in Worcester. Mrs. Olson was born in Boston, November 23,1961 a daughter of the late James C. Walters and Mildred B. (Bailey) Walters. She is survived by her mother of Acton, her beloved husband Ralph Olson of Townsend. One son James W. Olson of Townsend, two daughters; Jennifer J. Fenton of Mason, NH, Kirsten C. Olson of Townsend. She was the sister of the late James B. Walters. A funeral service will be celebrated at 11am…

                                                                                                                                                                          • Ouellette, Lucien P.

                                                                                                                                                                            and friends invited. Visiting hours Friday 4-8 pm. Burial at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Arlington. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Resident Activity Fund, Marist Hill Nursing and Rehab Center, 66 Newton Street, Waltham, MA 02154. For online condolences visit

                                                                                                                                                                            • Palmieri, Primiano J.

                                                                                                                                                                              WEYMOUTH Primiano J. Palmieri, a lifelong resident of Weymouth, died on Tuesday, November 11, 2008. He was 95 years of age. Mr. Palmieri was a retired carpenter and had worked for the Lester Fulton Co. for 38 years. He was a member of the Sons of Italy, a Red Sox fan and bowled in both the East Weymouth and the Senior Citizens Bowling Leagues. Beloved husband of the late Norma M. (St. Peter) Palmieri. Devoted father of Biaggio Billy J. Palmieri of Hanson, Mary M. Pawlick of Plymouth, Cindy A. Gahn of…

                                                                                                                                                                              • Paradiso, Albert W.

                                                                                                                                                                                and friends invited. Calling hours Friday 4-7:30, a Funeral Home Service will be held at 7:30. Late Member Elks of Woburn, VFW of Somerville, Tin Can Sailors, USS Cassin Young Volunteer, late Vet US Navy, WW II. For more info visit

                                                                                                                                                                                • Phelan, Richard J.

                                                                                                                                                                                  PHELAN, Richard J. Of Burlington, Nov. 12. Beloved husband of the late Joan J. (Barrett). Loving father of Thomas R. & his wife Deborah of Hopkinton, Diane & her husband Robert Walker, Jr. of Billerica, and John R. of Los Angeles, CA. Grandfather of Daniel & Katie Phelan, Sarah & Christopher Walker. Companion of Judy Meadows of Lexington. Funeral from the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLIGTON (Exit 34 off Rt. 128, Woburn side) on Monday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. Followed by…

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Pina, Edward J.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Edward J. Pina WAREHAM Edward J. Pina in Wareham, formerly of Hanson, Plymouth and Carver, November 12, beloved son of the late Manuel and Mary (Thatcher) Pina. Father of Eddie Pina Jr. and Manuel Pina, both of Boston and the late Michael Pina. Brother of Manuel of New Bedford,, Jimmy of Plymouth, Domingo of Plymouth, Johnny of Quincy, Arthur of New Bedford, Anthony of New Bedford and Richard Pina of Halifax, Linda Gomes of Brockton, Irene Torrey of Kingston, Carol Zachary of Plymouth, Margaret Cox of…

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                                                                                                                                                                                      • Poulin, Frances A.

                                                                                                                                                                                        ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends will gather Monday (Nov. 17, 2008) at the Windsor Locks Funeral Home, 441 Spring St., Windsor Locks with a procession in St. Mary Church where a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery. Her family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to the CT VNA Partners, 111 Founders Plaza, Suite 200, East Hartford, CT 06108. Please visit, to leave a message of condolence or…

                                                                                                                                                                                        • RUTH L. MARTIN

                                                                                                                                                                                          TEMPLETON — Ruth L. (Merriam) Martin, 91, of 37 Shady Lane, Templeton, died Wednesday, November 12th, in the Baldwinville Nursing Home, Baldwinville, surrounded by her family, following a long illness. Sign In To Read Full Story

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Reader, John Kenneth

                                                                                                                                                                                            READER, John Kenneth "Jack" Longtime NFL Executive, 82, previously of Edison, NJ, and recently of Yarmouthport, MA, died in Hingham , MA on November 10, 2008, after battling cancer. Born on November 11, 1925, in Lawrence, MA he was the son of English immigrant parents John and Elizabeth (Crump) Reader. He was raised in Methuen, MA and graduated from Central Catholic High School. He was later named to the CCHS Hall of Fame as a distinguished alumnus for his performance in the classroom and his…

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Rekant, Dr. Marjorie

                                                                                                                                                                                              REKANT, Dr. Marjorie Age 61. Passed away at her home in Cambridge on November 11 surrounded by her family and close friends. Diagnosed with a rare cancer of unknown primary origin in April 2006 Dr. Rekant continued to live her life fully and with great passion. Despite rigorous and aggressive treatments she practiced psychotherapy as she had for the last 35 years, socialized and traveled with family and friends, and participated in community afffairs. Margie especially enjoyed classical music. She and her…

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Richards, Katherine R. (Kramer)

                                                                                                                                                                                                Katherine R. (Kramer) Richards, 94, formerly of 76 Chase St., died Wednesday, November 12, 2008, in Sudbury Pines Extended Care Center, Sudbury, following an illness. Her husband of 36 years, Oscar J. Richards, Jr., died in 1970. She leaves two sons, Donald J. and his wife, Jeanette A. Richards of Hudson, and Michael R. and his wife, Sharon Richards of Ashuelot, NH; a daughter, Katherine A. and her husband BJ Benton, of Clearwater, TX; nine grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; seven…

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Robert A. Wing

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Robert A. Wing, husband of Rosemary L. (Ames) Wing, died on Nov. 9th at Tufts - N. E. Medical Center, at the age of 61. Born in Fall River,     he was the son of Alice (Cudworth) Wing of NC, and the late Frank R. Wing, Jr. A graduate of Apponequet High School in Lakeville, he later served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He was employed by Iron Mountain of Northboro as a record center coordinator. Besides his wife and mother, he leaves a son, Kyle Wing of Taunton; a brother, Frank Wing of NC and…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Smith Jr., Harold C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                    SMITH, Harold C., Jr. Of Wakefield, Nov. 12, 2008, 80 years old. Beloved husband of Ruth H. (Tansey) Smith of Wakefield. Loving father of Susan J. (Emery) Farkas of Danvers, Ruthanne Smith-Datalo & her husband Kim of Wakefield, Janis M. (Smith) Iddings & her husband Matthew of Foxboro, Robert A. Smith of Wakefield, and the late Paul E. Emery, Jr. Cherished grandfather of Amanda J. Farkas-Boulet of Haverhill, Brian L. Farkas of Wilmington, Matthew & Alexandra Datalo of Wakefield, and Benjamin…

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Sodano, Luigi

                                                                                                                                                                                                    SODANO, Luigi Of Winthrop, on November 12, 2008. Beloved husband of Maria (Capodanno) Sodano. Loving father of Carmine Sodano of Winthrop. Dear brother of Barbara D'Alessio, Eleanor Girardi, Eva Ruggiero, all of Italy, and the late Angelo Sodano; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from The Kirby-Rapino Memorial Home, 917 Bennington St. (Orient Heights) EAST BOSTON on Saturday at 10am followed by a Funeral Mass to be celebrated in St. John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop St., Winthrop at…

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sotiros, David V.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      SOTIROS, David V. Of Hatchville, MA Nov 12, David is survived by his mother Violet Sotiros of Upton, his daughter Christina Sotiros of Tacoma, WA, sisters Priscilla Lukes, of Upton, Shirley Howard and her husband Leland of Duxbury, one niece and three nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Themistoclis Sotiros. A funeral home service will take place at 1:00 PM on Monday, November 17 at Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 584 West Falmouth Highway, (Rt. 28A) WEST FALMOUTH. Visitation will be one…

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Steiner, Anna M. (Knops)

                                                                                                                                                                                                        ARRANGEMENTS: Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16 at the Charles F. Dewhirst Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. A funeral Mass will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday at St. Lucy's Church in Methuen. Burial is to follow at St. Mary Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence. Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. For directions or to send an online condolence, please visit

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sullivan, A. Eugene

                                                                                                                                                                                                          & friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Friday from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Malden Catholic High School, Sullivan Family Scholarship Fund, 99 Crystal St., Malden, MA 02148 or the Jenks Senior Ctr, 109 Skillings Rd., Winchester, MA 01890. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. Late veteran US Army, Korean Conflict. Lane Funeral Homes Winchester-Burlington 781-729-2580

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sullivan, Lawrence J.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            WEYMOUTH Lawrence J. Sullivan died November 11, 2008 at his Weymouth home at the age of 71. Born in Boston, he was raised and educated in Jamaica Plain and had lived in Weymouth the past 45 years. He was a graduate of Northeastern University. Lawrence retired in 1997 after 42 years as a Vice-president of the former Shawmut Bank. Beloved husband of 50 years of Anne E. (Dunne) Sullivan. Father of Carol A. and her husband Robert J. Sidabras of Medford, Larry and his fiance' Vanessa R. Greenier of…

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tikonoff, Christopher

                                                                                                                                                                                                              TIKONOFF, Christopher 37, passed suddenly on Friday, November 7, 2008. Chris was the loving husband to Carine Tikonoff and the devoted son to Ed and Linda Tikonoff. Born on August 27, 1971, in Cambridge, MA, Chris grew up in Middleboro and called Attleboro his home with his wife Carine. Chris leaves behind a loving family including his wife Carine, his mother and father Ed and Linda Tikonoff, mother-in-law Renee of Brockton, brother Alex Tikonoff and his wife Kristen. Visiting hours will be on Friday,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Townley, Frances Elizabeth (Blakeslee)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                TOWNLEY,Frances Elizabeth (Blakeslee) Died on November 7, 2008, after a brief illness. She was born in Wellesley, Massachusetts, on April 23, 1918, the daughter of Caroline B. and Robert E. Blakeslee. She was the sister of the late Robert W. Blakeslee. She was married to Francis Edward Townley from 1946 until his death in January, 1998. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law F. Bradford and Martha R. Gerry Townley of Boston (metro west) and by her nephew, Robert E. Blakeslee of North Fort Myers,…

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Turell, Robert Walter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Robert Walter Turell WEYMOUTH Robert W. Turell, a retired Boston Edison employee, died on Thursday, November 13, 2008 at his home in Weymouth. He was 76 years of age. Born, raised and educated in Boston, he had lived in Weymouth since 1960. He served in the U.S.Air Force and was a Purple Heart recipient of the Korean War. Mr. Turell had worked at Boston Edison for 37 years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus #5027 in South Weymouth, he was an avid golfer and was a lifetime loyal fan of all Boston…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Wallace, Elna A.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and friends are invited to attend her funeral service in the Short, Williamson & Diamond Funeral Home, 52 Trapelo Road, BELMONT, Sat., Nov. 15 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Belmont Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to Smith College, C/O The Smith Fund, PO Box 340029, Boston, MA 02241-0429, would be sincerely appreciated. Short Williamson & Diamond Belmont617-484-6900

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Watkins, Sheldon S.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NEW BEDFORD —Sheldon Steven Watkins, 60, of New Bedford, died Wednesday, November 12, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital, New Bedford after a brief illness. He was the husband of Christine Conway-Watkins and father of Jamie Prata-Watkins Born in New York, New York, the son of the late Thomas S. Watkins, Jr., and the late Pauline L. (Duarte) Watkins, he lived in New Bedford since the age of 18. Mr. Watkins was a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology where he earned a degree in Electronics and…

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Yee, Poi Gin Lee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and friends are respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be Friday from 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Massachusetts General Hospital, c/o Dr. Francis Hornicek, 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA 02114 or AllCare Network and Hospice, 120 Thomas St., Worcester, MA 01608. Directions and guestbook:

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