Saturday, December 6, 2008

Massachusetts Obituaries 12/06/08




Aboud, Scandra S.

ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be on Monday, Dec. 8, 2008 from 4 to 8 p.m. at The Charles F. Dewhirst Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. A funeral Mass will be on Tuesday Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony Church, Lawrence. The burial will be in St. Anthony Cemetery, Methuen. Memorial contributions in Scandra's memory may be made to The Jessica Marie Ramey Catholic Charitable Foundation, 91 Tuttle Road, Sterling, MA 01564 or to the charity of one's choice. To send an online condolence, please visit,



Ahern-Sullivan, Rosemary

MILTON Rosemary G. Ahern Sullivan of Milton, died on December 3rd surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Larry "Sully" Sullivan for 6 years and the late Robert E. Ahern for 41 years. Born in Roselle, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Margaret Thomas. Rosemary graduated from Mount St. Joseph Academy in Brighton. A devoted wife and mother, she also volunteered at Milton Hospital for over 20 years, dedicating her time and creativity to the hospital gift shop and the annual fundraising events organized by the hospital's Public Relations Office. Mother of Robert E. Ahern, Jr. and his wife Mary of Mechanicsburg, PA, Karen Doherty-Rourke and her husband Tom Rourke of Milton. Beloved grandmother of Jennifer Dunlap and her husband David of Santa Paula, CA, Patrick Doherty of New York City, Nicolas and Danielle Doherty of Milton, Anne Marle Deloach, Joseph, Robert, John, Nicolas, Gabe and Michael Ahern of Mechanicsburg, PA. Beloved great-grandmother of Isabelle and Moira Dunlap of Santa Paula, CA, and Raleigh Deloach of Mechanicsburg, PA. Dearly loved sister-in-law of Florence Fahey of Marshfield, Dorothy Snyder of Windsor Locks, CT and Shirely Ahern of Wellesley. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Elizabeth's Church, Milton on Tuesday, December 9 at 10:00 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., MILTON, Monday, 4-8 p.m. Interment Milton Cemetery, Milton. In lieu of flowers donations in Rosemary's memory may be made to Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, Mission Advancement, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135.



Ahern-Sullivan, Rosemary G.

and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., MILTON, Monday 4-8 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery, Milton. In lieu of flowers donations in Rosemary's memory may be made to Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, Mission Advancement, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135.



Anderson, Margaret M.

Margaret M. Anderson MARSHFIELD Margaret "Peggy" Murphy Anderson, 79 of Marshfield died December 4, 2008, at home, after a lengthy illness. Born and raised in Framingham Massachusetts, Margaret was the daughter of the late John and Margaret Murphy. Margaret was a graduate of Forsythe Dental School. She was a dental hygienist for a private practice in Framingham. During her time at Forsythe, Margaret met and later married John R. Anderson of Weymouth. They resided in Framingham for several years before moving to Marshfield, where they made their home for over 45 years. Margaret continued her career as a dental hygienist at private practices in Marshfield. She went on to be the elementary school dental hygienist for the Towns of Norwell and Rockland for over 20 years. She loved working with children, cleaning their teeth, and teaching them about dental health. Margaret loved to sew and made beautiful clothing. She also enjoyed needlepoint and gardening. She was a Girl Scout Leader and an active member of St. Christines Ladies Sedality. She was a devote follower of Saint Jude and supported the St. Judes Childrens fund. Margaret is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years, John R. Anderson, her cherished daughters Carol Anderson Flanagan of Grafton and Nancy Anderson Ahern of Marshfield and her precious grandchildren, Kellianne Flanagan of Grafton and John and Kaitlin Ahern of Marshfield as well as her sons-in-law Gerald Flanagan of Grafton and John Ahern of Marshfield. Her sister Mary Murphy Hill of Homosassa, Florida as well as several nieces and nephews also survive her. Her brother John A. Murphy, sister Ruth Murphy Williams and her beloved niece Linda Murphy Dallamora predeceased Margaret. Funeral from the MacDonald Funeral Home, l755 Ocean St., Rte. 139, Marshfield , Tuesday at 8 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Christines Church at 9 a.m. Visiting hours Sunday, 2 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Couch Cemetery, Marshfield. Contributions in Margarets memory may be made to St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38l05-l942. For online guestbook and directions



Andreassi, Luigi D.

ANDREASSI, Luigi D. Of Dedham formerly of Norwood and Walpole, December 5, age 75. Complete notice to follow. Carroll-Thomas Funeral Home Hyde Park 617-361-3216 



Ballou, Maude F. (Dudley)

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Barbara Wickland, 70, longtime nurse

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Baughman, Richard. A.

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Bennett, Harold S.

and friends may call at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., WAKEFIELD, Sunday from 1-3 PM. A funeral service will be conducted beginning at 3 PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Lung Assoc., 61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006. For obit, directions or guestbook:



Bethany Allen Swem

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Bill R. Winders

Friday, December 5, 2008 3:21 PM - Staff reports 

In Taunton, December 3, 2008 Bill R. died in his home on Gray Lock Ave in Taunton at the age of 74. Bill was the husband of Joan (Gamache) Winders and the late Nancy (Rose) Winders. Born in Wise, Virginia and educated in Kentucky Bill was the son the late Walter and Gladys (Sugges) Winders. After graduating from high school, Bill enlisted in the U.S. Air Force then moved to Taunton in 1955. He was a retired Metal Spinner for Norwell Manufacturing in East Taunton. He was the lead Guitar player in his band called “Touch of Country” for 40 Years. He loved country and western music and casinos. Bill was the father of Luann “Candy” Mitchell of No. Dighton, Cheryl McPherson of Taunton, Billy W. Winders of Bridgewater, John J. Winders of Buzzards Bay. Step Father of Michael McCloud of Taunton, David McCloud of Taunton, Jeffrey McCloud of Hawaii and Lisa Camble of Virginia. Step Grandfather of Jennifer and Sarah McCloud of Taunton, Mazzy McCloud of Hawaii, Justin, Nicholas and Stephanie Camble of Virginia, Chrissy and Justin Sylvester of Bridgewater. Brother of Alice Davis, Carolyn Middleton, Shirley Helton and Anna Sue Doan all of Everts, Kentucky. Funeral from the O’Keefe-Wade Funeral Home, 70 Washington Street in Taunton,Tuesday December 9th at 10 an. Funeral Mass at St Andrew the Apostle on Tremont Street (St. Paul’s Church) Taunton at 11 am. Calling hours will be on Monday from 5-8 pm. Interment National Cemetery in Bourne ma at 1:30 pm. In lieu of flowers donations in Bill’s memory may be made to Hospice & Palliative Cars, 502 Bedford Street, Fall River, Ma, 02720 or American Lung Assoc, 460 Totten Pond Road, Waltham, Ma, 02451. Visit our website  HYPERLINK "" to sign the online guestbook, obituaries & directions.  



Bloomfield, Elsie M. (Beattie)

BLOOMFIELD, Elsie M. (Beattie) Of Belmont, December 3, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Harold H. Bloomfield, Jr. Mother of Nancy E. Mushnick and her husband Samuel of Sudbury, Bruce A. Bloomfield and his wife Holly of Bedford and John D. Bloomfield and his wife Karen of Wallingford, CT. Grandmother of Amy, Heather and Emma Mushnick, Elyse, Beth and Scott Bloomfield. Visiting hours in the Brown & Hickey Funeral Home, 36 Trapelo Road, BELMONT on Sunday, Dec 7 from 2-4 PM. A Funeral Service will be held at the Payson Park Congregational Church, 365 Belmont Street, Belmont Monday at 10 AM. Interment Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to a charity of your choice. Online guestbook at:



Bodo, Donald S.

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Boghossian, Susan (Karijanian)

Susan (Karijanian) Boghossian, 79, passed away Thursday, December 4, 2008 from complications of ALS. She is survived by her son, Jeffrey and his wife Dianne, of Cranston, RI; her daughter, Cynthia and her husband Mark DerMugrditchian, of Whitinsville, MA; and her daughter, Christine and her husband Kasper Maksian, of Shrewsbury, MA. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Kimberly and Jeffrey Boghossian, Lindsay and David DerMugrditchian, and Jenna Maksian; and her brother, Ashod Karijanian of Hilton Head, SC; nephews and a niece. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, Susan was the daughter of Khachik and Alice (Melikian) Karijanian and graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1947 before moving to Chicago. Susan lived in Pawtucket, RI for 45 years where she owned Your Bridal Shop. She lived in Greenville, RI, where she managed The Lakes, an adult community for several years before retiring and moving to Upton, MA in 2003. She was a member of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Whitinsville, the Upton Council on Aging, and served on many committees. Susan enjoyed reading, sketching and was a Red Sox and Patriots fan. The time Susan cherished the most was the time spent with her family. Calling hours will be held Sunday, December 7, 2008 from 4-8:00 pm in the Carr Funeral Home, 24 Hill St., Whitinsville, MA. Susan's funeral will be Monday, December 8, 2008 at 10:30 am in the Armenian Apostolic Church, 315 Church St., Whitinsville, MA, with burial following in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, RI. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to either the ALS Association MA Chapter, 320 Norwood Park South, 2nd Floor, Norwood, MA 02062, or the Armenian Apostolic Church, 315 Church St., Whitinsville, MA 01588.



Boyle, Alice

BOYLE, Alice Lifelong resident of South Boston, Dec. 4, 2008. Daughter of the late James F. and Rose Anne (Smith) Boyle. Loving sister of George Boyle of Seattle and the late John, Mary "Molly" Pyne, James and Florence Boyle. Also survived by 20 loving nieces & nephews. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Alice's memory to the Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, 1140 West Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607. Member of the Central Association of the Miraculous Medal and former member of St. Augustine's Parish



Brimner, Robert T.

hours will be Sunday, December 7 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM in the funeral home. For directions and online condolences please visit



Bronstein, Mary

BRONSTEIN, Mary (Rosenblatt) 101, of Tucson, AZ, formerly of West Palm Beach, FL & Malden. Entered Eternal Rest on December 5, 2008. Devoted wife of the late Samuel Bronstein. Beloved mother of David Bronstein and Beverly Fine. Dear sister of Honey Mazonson, the late Ida Weinberg, Jean Bittleman, Max, Samuel and Charles Rosenblatt. Adored grandmother of 6 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Services at Goldman Funeral Chapel, 174 Ferry St. (off Route 60) MALDEN on Sunday, December 7 at 9:30 AM. Interment In Melrose. Shiva will be observed in Arizona. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to . Goldman Funeral Chapel - Malden 1-800-982-3717



Cahill, Sylvia J.

ABINGTON Sylvia J. (Keniley) Cahill, of Abington, wife of the late John J. "Buddy" Cahill, died on Thursday, December 4, 2008 at the South Shore Hospital after a period of failing health. Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union St., ROCKLAND is assisting the family with arrangements. For additional information and to sign on-line guest book,



Carlie E. Gaida

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Cassidy, Sister Mary P.

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Clapp, Clara Frances

CLAPP, Clara Frances "Kit" Of Duxbury, Dec. 4, 2008, age 97. Born in Dorchester, June 28, 1911. Preceeded in death by parents Frederick G. & Helen Drew Ripley Clapp, siblings E. Gardner & Priscilla Clapp. Survived by sister-in-law Stella Clapp, newphew Fred Clapp, niece Susan Lewis, their families, and many beloved cousins, including Marjorie Bishop. Kit grew up in Bronxville, NY, retired to Duxbury 1977. Graduated from Am. High School in Paris & Wellesley College. Navy Lt. Com. W.W. II, accountant Andrew Carnegie Found, traveled extensively beginning at age 3 to China. Active in Alden Kindred, Pilgrim Hall, King Ceasar House, Duxbury Art Complex, Historical Society, EXNAVOS, Reading Group, Garden Club,1st Parish Church. Donations may be made to Cranberry Hospice or any above listed organizations. A Memorial Service will be at a later time. Interment in Mayflower Cemetery Duxbury MA. Arrangements by; Shepherd Funeral Home, KINGSTON, MA. For online condolences please go to:



Collins, Lorraine E.

& friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Sunday 1-5 PM. Interment Brookdale Cemetery, Dedham. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in Lorraine's memory to KerryKares Inc., (Cancer Foundation), 134 Farmersville Rd., Sandwich MA 02563. For directions and guestbook, George F. Doherty & Sons Dedham 781-326-0500






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Crowell, Donald T.

CROWELL, Donald T. Age 73, of Holliston, formerly of Chelmsford and Concord, Dec. 4, 2008. Husband of Betty J. (Parker) Crowell. Father of Donna Arpin and her husband Donald of Nashua, Thomas and his wife Debra of Mansfield. Grandfather of Matthew and Danielle Arpin. Also survived by a brother Robert and his wife Laurie of Absecon NJ. Funeral Service, Mon. Dec. 8 at 11:00 a.m. in MacRae-Tunnicliffe's Concord Funeral Home, Belknap & Thoreau Sts, CONCORD. Visiting hours Sun. 1-4 p.m. Interment Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord. Gifts in his name may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445 or the Holliston Senior Center, 150 Goulding St., Holliston, MA 01746. U.S. Army Veteran. For online guestbook, directions and obituary visit:, MacRae-Tunnicliffe's Concord Funeral Home Concord, MA 978/369-3388



D'Amato, Ted Vincent

D'AMATO, Ted Vincent In West Roxbury, 94+ years old, died on December 3 in his home surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Vivian, his daughter Audrea of Roslindale, his three sons, Bobby of Toronto, Paul of Chicago and Carl of Rockport, Maine. He is also survived by his granddaughters, Sara, Emily & Corinna, his grandsons Kyle, Luka, Max and Marco and his dog Sophie, all of whom loved him dearly. The family wishes to thank all his friends and neighbors who spent the last 6 weeks of his life sharing great stories, music, food & love with him. Also thanks to all the doctors and nurses who cared for him and kept him with us for the last 25 years. Funeral arrangements will be private. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Hospice of the Good Sheppard, 2042 Beacon Street, Newton, MA 02468 in Ted's memory. You are invited to send reflections and remembrances to: ted@, . The website is:, William J. Gormley Funeral Service 617-323-8600



Donald A. Domey

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Donald C. Wheeler

Friday, December 5, 2008 3:17 PM - Staff reports 

Donald C Wheeler, aged 73 years, of Middleboro, passed away on Dec. 3, 2008, at Radius Health Care, Plymouth, after a 33 year battle with multiple sclerosis. He was the husband of Carol J (Kern) Wheeler; they had been married for 51 years. He was born in Taunton, son of the late George E and Elsie (Lockhart) Wheeler. He attended Middleboro schools, and was a graduate from Saunders Electronics School of Boston. He was a longtime member of the Central Congregational Church, Middleboro, where he sang in the choir for many years. He joined the United States Navy, in 1953, and was honored to be chosen to serve aboard the first atomic submarine, the U.S.S. Nautilus, as a member of its original crew. At the age of 18, he was the youngest member of that crew.  Before his illness, he was a cranberry grower, and established Cranberry Acres Incorporated. He enjoyed traveling, as well as hiking and skiing. He was a member of the Middleboro Ski Club and the Nautilus Alumni Association. Survivors include his wife of Middleboro, one son; Donald Scott Wheeler and his wife Barbara, one grandson; Curtis K Wheeler, all of Middleboro, one brother; Duane E Wheeler and his wife Sandra of Raynham. A time of visitation, to which relatives and friends are invited to attend, will be held on Mon. Dec. 8th from 10 to 11 am, with a memorial service to be held on Mon. at 11 am, in the Egger Funeral Home, 61 Pearl St. Middleboro. Burial will take place in Central Cemetery, Carver. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to: Central Congregational Church, 2 Webster St. Middleboro, MA 02346, would be appreciated. For more information, please visit    



Donohue, Elizabeth A.

Elizabeth A. (Dunn) Donohue, 86, formerly of Worcester and Harwich, died Dec. 4, at the Beaumont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Westborough. The Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., Worcester, is directing arrangements.



Dorothy E. Phinney

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Drey, Gertrude

and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made in memory of Gertrude to Notre Dame Academy, 1073 Main Street, Hingham, MA 02043. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. For directions and messages of condolence



Dube, Nancy Jean

KINGSTON Nancy Jean Dube, age 73, of Kingston, passed away on December 3, 2008 at the Jordan Hospital. She is survived by her brother Edmond J. Dube of Kingston, sister Shirley Poirier and her husband Richard of Plymouth, her niece Kim Stetson of Plymouth, nephew Kevin Dube of Kingston and niece Lisa Dube and nephew Tim of Hanson. Family and friends are welcome to meet at Shepherd Funeral Home, 216 Main St. (Rte 106) Kingston on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at 9 a.m. with a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Josephs Church, Main St. Kingston, with a burial at St. Josephs Cemetery in Kingston to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Jordan Hospital, 275 Sandwich St., Plymouth MA 02360. For online condolences visit;



Falconer, Charles Edward

SOUTH WEYMOUTH Charles E. Falconer, 55, was born on March 3, 1953 in Boston and died suddenly on December 1, 2008. Educated in Braintree, he received numerous awards for his outstanding athletic accomplishments in the areas of gymnastics, track and field. A lifelong accomplished musician he led his own band for many years. His love of nature, fish, wildlife and animals persisted throughout his life . Charles was employed by Gem Gravures of Hanover, MA. He was an active member and Marshall of the Milton Masonic Lodge AF & AM and also their proxy to the Grand Lodge. He was the DeMolay Dad to the South Shore DeMolay chapter. Charles is survived by his wife Kristin (Fyfe), daughter Jesse and son Gordon of South Weymouth, his son Ryan of Mashpee, and son Alexander of Boston. He is also survived by his mother Marguerite E. Falconer of Chatham and sister Susan J. Falconer of San Francisco, CA. A Memorial Service celebrating the life of Charles will be held at St. Christophers Episcopal Church, 625 Main Street, Chatham, Saturday, December 13 at 11:00 a.m. Reception immediately following in the Parish Hall.



Felci, Mildred B.

WEYMOUTH Mildred B. (Babcock) Felci, at her home on December 4, 2008, after a lengthy illness, age 61. Born in ME, Mildred resided in Quincy for 44 years before moving to Weymouth 12 years ago. She was a graduate of North Quincy High School and attend Quincy College. Beloved wife of Jim Felci, Business Development Officer of Weymouth Bank. Devoted mother of Paul Felci and his wife Christine of Weymouth. Loving grandmother of Cassandra and Jordannah Hemeon of Weymouth. Twin sister of Merrill Babcock of TN, Harold of VT, and Connie of Quincy. Sister-in-law of Paul R. Felci of Saugus, his daughter Joanne of WA, John and Diane Felci of Methuen and their daughters Lisa and Marissa of Belmont. Also survived by several nieces and grandnephews. Mildred was an active member of Calvary Chapel Boston in Rockland and enjoyed reading, music, scrap booking and the Women's Bible Study at Calvary Chapel. Mildred was a pioneer in research for her disease Alpha One Anti Trispen Deficiency and was recognized for her work in the field by being The Person of the Year by the Mass Lung Assoc. in 1997. Visiting hours are omitted. There will be Memorial Services celebrating Mildred's life at a later date at Calvary Chapel in Rockland. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Tape Ministry at Calvary Chapel of Boston, 175 Market St., P.O. Box 409, Rockland, MA 02370 and/or South Shore Hospice, 100 Bay State Dr., Braintree, MA 02184.



Fiore, Gaetano J.

FIORE, Gaetano J. "Guy" 86, died Friday at Bolton Manor Nursing Home, Marlborough. He served 10 years in the U.S. Navy, during which he served in W.W. II and 17 years in the U.S. Army, where he served in the Korean and Vietnam wars. Former office manager for the Raytheon Corporation in Marlborough. Survived by 2 sons: Joseph M. of Newton, Peter C. of West Roxbury, 1 daughter: Ann M. Richebourg of N. Venice FL, 1 brother; Benito "Benny" Fiore of Brockton, 3 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren. A Graveside Service will be held Monday at 9:45 AM at the V.A. National Cemetery, Bourne. Visiting hours will be held Sunday, 2-4 PM at the William R. Short & Son Funeral Home, 95 West Main St., MARLBOROUGH. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Marlboro Knights of Columbus Council #81, c/o Mike Fallon, 88 Roundtop Road, Marlborough MA 01752.



Fiore, Gaetano J. "Guy"

hours will be held on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at the William R. Short and Son Funeral Home, 95 West Main St. Marlborough. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Marlboro Knights of Columbus Council #81, c/o Mike Fallon, 88 Roundtop Rd., Marlborough, MA 01752.



Flanagan, William J.

FLANAGAN, William J. Of Malden, Dec. 4th. Beloved husband of the late Jeanne M. (Kelly). Devoted father of William J. Flanagan, Jr. of NY, Michael D. Flanagan of Malden, Patricia A. Flanagan of Peabody, Thomas P. Flanagan of MI, Kathleen T. Finch of Malden, Janice M. Farren of Stoneham, and Sean P. Flanagan of Ayer. Loving brother of Kathleen Curran of Malden, John Flanagan of Maine, Arthur Flanagan of Marshfield, Mary Duhy of Stoneham, and Margaret Ann Geraughty of Malden. Cherished grandfather of 15 grandchildren. Funeral from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., MALDEN on Tuesday, Dec. 9th at 7:45 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Immaculate Conception Parish, 10 Fellsway East, MaldenS at 9 AM. Bill will be buried with his wife at private Service held at a later date in the Holyhood Cemetery, West Roxbury. Visitation will be in the Funeral Home on Monday, Dec. 8th from 4 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bill's memory may be made to the Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B102, Danvers, MA 01923. Late Korean US Coast Guard Veteran. For obituary and directions:



Fowler, Mary Heermance

Mary Heer-mance Fowler MISSOURI Mrs. Mary Carol Heermance Fowler, age 67 years, of Jefferson City, MO., died Thursday, December 4, 2008 at the Villa Marie Nursing Center. Mary Carol was born June 4, 1941 in Quincy, MA, the daughter of Munroe and Clara Schatz MacLean, both deceased. Mary Carol was a 1959 graduate of Quincy High School, attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and graduated with a Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Lincoln University. She was employed with the Missouri Dept. of Agriculture, retiring as the Personnel Director in 1998. Mary Carol was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Survivors include: one son: Glenn Heermance and his wife Amy of Bloomington, IL, four grandchildren: Jason, David, Jennifer, and Emily Heermance of Bloomington, IL, one sister: Jean Ann Phinney of Quincy, MA, one aunt: Mary Schatz of Sugarloaf, PA, her former husbands: Noel Heermance of Columbia, MO, and Steven fowler of FL. She leaves many dear friends including the residents of the Ted Herron Apartments. A memorial service will be conducted at 4:00 p.m., Monday, December 8, 2008 at the First United Methodist Church in Jefferson City, MI, with the Rev. Mark Dumas officiating. Visitation will be at the First United Methodist Church from 3:00 until 4:00 p.m. Monday. Those desiring, may make memorial contributions to First United Methodist Church. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.



Frederickson, Bror O.

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Friberg, Hugo

Hugo Friberg, 91, of Venice, Florida, formerly of Westborough, died on Thursday, December 4, 2008 at the Venice Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements, under the direction of the Rand-Harper-Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., are incomplete



Gail Lorraine Reynolds

Thursday, December 4, 2008 12:57 PM - Staff reports 

Reynolds-Gail Lorraine (Evans), of Worcester (formerly of E. Taunton,) passed on Nov. 22, 2008, at age 68. Loving mother of Michael, Edward (Ann) William, Bonny, Beth, Tom, Derek (Jody). Cherished Grandmother of 19, Dear Great grandmother of 9. Loving sister of Marie, Kenneth, Abbott, and Wendy. Family will receive friends on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 11 a.m. at Christ Community Church, 518 Middleboro Ave., E. Taunton. She will be sorely missed.  



Garvey, Sean F.

Sean F. Garvey WEYMOUTH Sean F. Garvey, 27, of Weymouth passed away December 3 in South Yarmouth after a lengthy illness. Son of the late Karen Garvey and stepson of Morris Ellis of Quincy. Beloved grandson of Francis Garvey of Weymouth and the late Gail Garvey. Brother of Morris Garvey of Weymouth, Angelo Ellis of Marshfield and Giles Ellis of Taunton. Uncle of Gabriella Garvey. Nephew of Mike and Robin Garvey of Carver, Sean and Marie Garvey of Holbrook, Francis and Lori Garvey of Holbrook and Brendan and Dawn Garvey of Weymouth. Beloved cousin of Ian, Ryan, Dylan, Katie, Alyssa and Michael Garvey. Loving companion of Casey Morrison. A Prayer Service will take place on Monday, December 8 at 11:00 a.m. in the NORTH WEYMOUTH McDonald Funeral Home at 40 Sea Street (off Rte 3-A). Visiting is prior to the Prayer Service from 10:00 a.m-11:00 a.m. Interment will take place at a later date.



Goldman, Erwin

Goldman, Erwin Of Margate, FL formerly of Randolph & Chelsea. Entered into rest December 4, 2008 at the age of 74. Beloved wife of the late Gloria (Cohen). Devoted father of Donna Goldman, Mark Goldman & Susan Gage. Cherished grandfather of Rachel & Mitchell. Services at Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, 475 Washington St, CANTON on Sunday, December 7, 2008 at 12:00 Noon. Memorial observance will be held at the home of Susan & Gregg Gage, Sunday through Thursday. Expressions of sympathy in Erwin's memory may be made to the , 20 Speen St, Framingham, MA 01701. Stanetsky Memorial Chapel 781-821-4600



Gorman, Dorothy

and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday from 2-4 PM. Interment Holyhood Cemetery., Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home 617-323-5600



Gray Sr., Robert J "Bob"

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Hachey, Joseph "Ernie"

Joseph 'Ernie' Hachey of Leominster, Korean War vet; 79 LEOMINSTER Joseph "Ernie" Hachey, 79, of Leominster, died Thursday, December 4, 2008 in the Leominster Hospital. He was born in Fitchburg, on October 3, 1929, the son of the late Marcel and the late Alma (Bernard) Hachey. Mr. Hachey attended Leominster High School, graduating with the Class of 1949. He served during Korean War in the Air Force from 1950 to 1954. He was a truck driver for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, later becoming a time keeper in the office. He worked for the Commonwealth for 22 years retiring in 1992. He was a communicant of St. Cecilia's Church. He loved is 1965 Corvette. He leaves one sister, Eva Jerszyk of Hubbardston; one brother, Henry Hachey of Fitchburg; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Eric Hachey, and his sister, Alice Nadeau, both of Fitchburg. HACHEY A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at 11:00 am in St. Cecilia's Church, 180 Mechanic Street, Leominster. Burial will private. Calling hours will be held Tuesday, December 9 from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. in the Simard Funeral Home, 14 Walker St., Leominster. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to St. Cecilia's Church, 180 Mechanic St., Leominster, MA 01453. For more information or to sign our online guest book please visit Simard Funeral Home 14 Walker St., Leominster is directing arrangements.



Hansen, Niels-Peter

Niels-Peter Hansen, 66, husband of Deborah A. (Howard) Hansen, of Geordie Lane, Hubbardston, died Thursday, December 4, 2008 in UMass Memorial Healthcare, Worcester. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main St., Holden.



Heffernan, Mary T.

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Heffernan, Mary T. (Connolly)

and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be Monday from 4- 8 PM. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Hospice of the No. Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B, 102, Danvers, MA 01923 or to Phil's Run, c/o Susan Heffernan, 8 Ninth St. #207, Medford, MA 02155. For online guestbook or additional information please call 978 744 0497 or visit



Hill, Mary Jo Theresa "MJ"

Mary Jo Theresa 'MJ' Hill of Lowell Mary Jo Theresa "MJ" Hill, 50, of Lowell, died unexpectedly, December 3. You are invited to Her Calling Hours from 1 until 4 p.m. on Sunday at the McDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL (978 OR 800) 458-6816. On Monday, Her Funeral will begin at 9 a.m. from the FUNERAL HOME, with the Funeral Mass offered at IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery. E-condolence site



Hillard Sr., James L.

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Hoffman, Edna A. (Mocnar)

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Houde, Kevin M.

WEYMOUTH Kevin M. Houde, age 43, died at Quincy Medical Center on Thursday, December 4 after a brief illness. Born and raised in Weymouth, he had lived in Quincy for several years. Kevin enjoyed both playing and watching baseball, hockey and football. He liked camping, fishing and canoeing. Devoted father of Courtney V. Houde of Weymouth. Beloved son of Joan F. (Breen) Houde of Rockland and the late Paul W. Houde. Beloved brother of Paul W. Houde of Weymouth, Karen Kilduff of Rockland, Lisa Barbati of Duxbury, Colleen Mathisen of Scituate, Stephan Houde of Rockland,Yvonne Norton of Hanson and the late Jeanette Houde. Loving uncle to 13 nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Clancy-Lucid Funeral Home, 100 Washington Street, Weymouth on Tuesday, December 9, at 9:00 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Albert the Great Church, Weymouth at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are respect fully invited. Visiting hours on Monday from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 p.m. Burial in Fairmount Cemetery, East Weymouth. If desired, donations may be made in his memory to: Courtney V. Houde Benefit Account c/o Rockland Trust, 104 Main St., Weymouth, MA 02188.



Houghton A.M.C. (Ret.), Lt. Col. Jean M.

HOUGHTON, Lt. Col. Jean M. A.M.C. (Ret.) Of Needham Dec. 4. Vistiting hours Monday 4-8. Complete notice on Sunday. George F. Doherty & Sons Needham 781-444-0687



Irene Julia McGowan

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Joseph Zletz

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Kelleher, Donald L.

may call at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Avenue, DRACUT, on Monday from 4 until 8 PM. His funeral will be held from the funeral home on Tuesday at 9 AM, followed by his Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10 AM at St. Michael Church in Lowell. Rite of Committal will be celebrated at St. Joseph Cemetery in Chelmsford. For online condolences and directions, visit



Kevin L. Cotter

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Kevin L. Cotter, 50 years old, died on Nov 30, 2008 in Beth Israel-Deaconnes Hospital, Boston following a period of failing health,  Born in Taunton son of Geraldine (Burton) Cotter of Taunton  and the late David Cotter.  He was educated in  Taunton schools and was 1977 graduate of Taunton High School.  He was employed for over 20 years as an armored car driver for Wells Fargo Co at the Easton, MA facility.  He was a member of the adult league of softball players.  Kevin enjoyed bowling and camping, also.  Besides his mother he is survived by a daughter Shirley Lee Cotter of FL and a son Daniel Cotter of Taunton.  He is the sister of Judith Kelley and her husband William of North Dighton and he was the brother of the late David Cotter.  He is the former husband of Cheryl Cotter of Taunton, brother in law of Donna Cotter of Taunton and uncle of several.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service in the Mayflower Hill Cemetery on Monday December 8, 2008 at 1 PM.  Visiting hours are omitted and donations in Kevin’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.  Arrangements by the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, Taunton, MA.  To light a candle or to access the memorial register go to



Killeen Jr., Frank M.

HANSON Mr. Frank M. Killeen Jr, 61, of Hanson, died Friday, December 5, 2008 at the Brockton Hospital after a short illness. The son of the late Francis M. and Ethel (Kilmartin) Killeen Sr, he was born in Boston on July 11, 1947. He was raised and educated in Roxbury and Fields Corner and lived in Weymouth before moving to Hanson 20 years ago. Mr. Killeen had worked in construction and later as a custodian in Weymouth Schools. He is survived by his wife Peggy A (Concannon) Killeen, beloved nephew of Carol King of Saugus, brother in law of Eileen Galvin and Jean Rideout both of Westwood. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph the Worker Church, 1 Maquan St., Rte 14 in Hanson. Interment in Fern Hill Cemetery in Hanson. Visiting hours in the Sullivan Funeral Home, 2 Maquan St., at the corner of Rte. 14 & 58 in HANSON on SUNDAY from 2-6 p.m. There is NO visitation on Monday. For directions and a online guest book, visit 781-293-2020 Family Owned & Operated Since 1897



Knight Jr., John F.

KNIGHT, John F., Jr. Of Medford, formerly of Somerville, December 5, 2008. Beloved husband of Frances P. (Loughman). Complete notice to follow. Calling hours Monday 4-9pm. Arrangements by the Doherty Funeral Home, SOMERVILLE 617-625-4320. For more information please visit



Koulas, Mary (Prymak)

KOULAS, Mary (Prymak) Of Malden, and formerly of Charlestown on Dec 2. Loving mother of Sandra Stella Koulas and beloved daughter of the late Wladyk and Tanka Prymak. Funeral Services from the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main St., EVERETT Monday, Dec 8 at 9:30 AM. Services in the Funeral Home at 10 AM. Interment at Holy Cross Mausolum, Malden. Rocco-Carr-Henderson Funeral Home 1-877-71-ROCCO



Kujawski, Ewa I.

are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Friday, December 12th at 10 AM at St. Helen's Church, 383 Washington Street. Norwell, MA followed by a reception to be announced. In lieu of flowers and gifts, donations can be made in her name to the Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts Chapter, 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472. Gillooly Funeral Home Norwood, 781-762-0174



Lombard, Edith Harriet

Edith Harriet Lombard QUINCY Edith Harriet (McMahon) Lombard, age 90, died Thursday, December 4, 2008, at the Norwell Knoll Nursing Home in Norwell. She was the beloved wife of the late Leavitt S. Lombard and devoted mother survived by her loving children Donald Lombard and his wife Tina of Fairfax Station, VA, Carole Faneuf and her husband Edward of East Templeton, Glenda Larson and her husband Dean of Hanover, Patricia Vogel and her husband John of Avon, and Gail Sardano and her husband Michael of Hanover. She was a loving and supportive Grandmother to her 18 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. As a resident of Quincy for nearly 60 years, she was an active member of Union Congregational Church of Wollaston where shed taught Sunday school and served on various ministry activities. She was a member of the Quincy Historical Society, proudly savored her Irish heritage, and enthusiastically pursued her extensive hobbies of sewing, photography, crafts, and gardening. Mrs. Lombard was born in Hopkinton NH, daughter of the late Bertha May Dunn and William Lee McMahon. She was predeceased by her three brothers: Leon, Charles and Clifford Todd and sister, Doris May McClenning. She graduated from the Keene NH High School, and was inducted as a member of the National Honor Society. Her interest and abilities in athletic activities led her to positions on the womens varsity basketball team and that of the goalie on the womens field hockey team. Mrs. Lombard worked as an office manager at the Peerless Ins. Co. in Keene, N.H. until she and her husband relocated to Quincy 60 years ago. Visiting hours will be held in the Deware Funeral Home, 576 Hancock Street, WOLLASTON on Monday, December 8 from 9 11:30 a.m. Funeral services will be held at the Union Congregational Church, Rawson Rd. and Beach St., Wollaston at 12:00 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Ediths memory to a charity of your choice. Please visit



Long, Stephen G.

SCITUATE Stephen G. Long, age 58, of Scituate, died Thursday, December 4, 2008. Steve was the beloved husband of Charlene M. (Mason) and the devoted father of Brian C. of Weymouth and Megan A. Long of South Boston. He was the brother of Barbara Roche of Randolph and Richard C. Long of New Jersey. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Steve was a graduate of Hingham High School and the University of Nebraska, Peru. He then graduated with his Masters Degree from Boston University. Steve was a Probation Officer for 30 years in the Plymouth District Court and was also the founder and owner of, an online clothing retailer. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 9 at 10 a.m. at St. Anthonys Church, Cohasset. Visiting hours will be Monday 3-8 p.m. at McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home, 1 Summer St. (across from St. Anthonys Church), Cohasset. Internment is private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Stephens memory may be made to the Hospice of the South Shore, 100 Bay State Dr., Braintree, MA. 02184. For an online guestbook and directions, please visit McNamara-Sparrell Brighton-Cohasset-Norwell 781-383-0200 Since 1820



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Marchessault, Edward G.

and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Sunday 4-8 PM. Interment Cambridge Cemetery. Late US Navy Veteran W.W. II. For info and online guestbook:, Brown & Hickey Funeral Home Belmont, MA 617-484-2534 617-547-1500



Margolis, Jon B.

MARGOLIS, Jon B. Of Newton entered into rest on December 5, 2008 at age 72. Beloved husband of Esta (Sternick) Margolis for 48 years. Devoted father of Arthur & Claire Margolis of Newton, Michael & Terri Margolis of Acton, Robert Margolis & Ann Forstater of VA. Loving brother of Sam Margolis and the late Betty Brooks. Dear grandfather of Matthew, Rose, Adam, Gregory, Stephanie and Gabriel. Many loving relatives including his sister-in-law, Maxine Gray. Member of Newton Rotary, Bay State Antique Auto Club, Model T Club, Masons, and many pharmacy organizations. Past owner of Halewood's Pharmacy, West Newton and Oakdale Pharmacy, Dedham. His family was by his side when he passed away. Services at Schlossberg-Solomon Memorial Chapel, 824 Washington Street, CANTON, on Sunday, December 7 at 10 AM. Memorial observance at his late residence following interment to 9PM, and Monday to 9PM. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Newton Rotary Foundation, 719 Washington St., Box MS295, Newtonville, MA 02460 Schlossberg Solomon Chapel, 781-828-6990



Marilyn B. Cromwell

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Marita Marie Fratus

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 6:29 PM - Staff reports 

Of Safety Harbor, Fl. passed away 11/29/08. She was born in Fussenisell, Germany. She moved to Taunton, MA. In 1958 where she Owned and Operated Marita’s School of Fashions for 11 years, then moved to Safety Harbor in 1986  where she had been disabled the last 20 years due to EMS. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Robert L., Son, Kris of Palm Harbor, Fl. and Daughter Kim Sherman of Taunton, MA., a sister Rosel Reilly of Jacksonville, FL.  and 4 Grandchildren, Stephen M. & Lindsey J. Sherman of Taunton, MA. and Kayla B. & Evan Richard Fratus of Palm Harbor, Fl.    



Markham, Peter R.

may call from 4 to 8 PM on Monday, December 8th at the MAHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 187 Nesmith Street, (Rte. 38). His Funeral Mass to be offered on Tuesday, December 9th at the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH, Lowell. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Tewksbury. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to either the Lowell General Cancer Center, c/o Development Office; 295 Varnum Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854; or the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Avenue, 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851. Arrangements by Mahoney Funeral Home. Full obituary to appear in Sunday's Editions of the Lowell Sun.



McCoy, Josephine Marie

QUINCY Josephine Marie (Merlino) McCoy, of Quincy, died Thursday, December 4, 2008 at the South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. She was 64 years of age. She was raised in Roxbury and graduated from South Boston High School. She held various banking positions for the former Hancock Bank, Bank of New England and most recently the Citizens Bank. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and traveling. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Arthur McCoy. Loving mother of Jody McCoy of Weymouth. Sister of Anna McConkey, Natalie DeChellis, Catherine Gilmore, Anthony Merlino and Joseph Merlino, all of Weymouth and the late John Merlino. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the McDonald Funeral Home, SOUTH WEYMOUTH at 809 Main St. (Rte 18 opp. So. Shore Hosp.), Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Ann's Church, Quincy at 9:00 o'clock. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Monday from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Interment, Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Josephine's memory to the American Breast Cancer Fund, 1220 E. Joppa Rd., Suite 332, Baltimore, MD 21286.



McGeary, Doris (Larochelle)

Doris (Larochelle) McGeary, 86, formerly of Asselin Avenue, died Thursday, December 4, in Hubbard Regional Hospital. Her husband of 55 years, John J. McGeary, died in 1999. She leaves three sons, Dennis J. McGeary and his wife Rosanne M., Thomas H. McGeary and his wife Pamela, and Ronald J. McGeary and his wife Jane, all of Webster; six grandchildren, Jeffrey McGeary and Kimberly Berthiaume, Leigh McGeary, and Renee, Ryan and Rena McGeary; five great grandchildren, Jack, Drew and Morgan Berthiaume, and Sean and Aidan McGeary; two sisters, Loretta Larochelle and Gertrude Dupuis, both of Southbridge; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother Henry Larochelle and by her sister Rachel Lesniewski. She was born and raised in Southbridge, the youngest of the five children of Jean-Baptiste and Agnes (Martin) Larochelle. She moved to Webster when she married in 1945. She was a high school graduate. Mrs. McGeary owned and operated the Doris McGeary Dance Studio in Webster from 1954 to 1981, when she retired. She enjoyed dance and exercise. The funeral service will be held Monday, December 8, at 11:00 AM in the Sitkowski & Malboeuf Funeral Home, 340 School Street. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery. A calling period will be from 9:00 to11:00 AM Monday, December 8, in the funeral home. www.sitkowski–



Mellen, Virginia

Virginia Mellen, formerly of Westford Virginia (Barretto) Mellen, of Hyde Park, Dec. 4, in her 92nd Year. Beloved wife of the late Charles J. Mellen, Sr. Devoted mother of Charles J., Jr., and Peter M. Mellen of Hyde Park, and Jean Alves of Marshfield. Devoted sister of Francis Barretto of Nashua, NH, Ida Guinta of Westford, Lillian Peek of Tampa, FL, Gene Barretto of Nashua, NH, and the late Rose Pinnell, John J. and Dennis Barretto and Dora Elliott. Beloved grandmother of Capt. James D. Alves, U.S.A.F., Lori J. and Charles S. Alves. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. Funeral from the Laughlin, Nichols &Pennacchio Funeral Home, 34 Oak St., (Cor. Maple St.) Hyde Park, Tuesday at 8:30 A.M. followed with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Pius X Church, 101 Wolcott Rd., Milton, Tues. at 9:30 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday only 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. Graduate of Westford Academy Class of 1935 and late employee of Veterans Adm. of Boston. (Doorman Parking).



Mellen, Virginia (Barretto)

and friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday only 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. Graduate of Westford Academy Class of 1935 and late employee of Veterans Adm. of Boston. (Doorman Parking).



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Morley Sr., Kenneth R.

ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 27, at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 90 Broadway, Methuen.. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention..



Nagle, Eleanor A.

WEYMOUTH Eleanor A. (Coyle) Nagle, of Weymouth, formerly of Quincy and Dorchester, December 4, 2008. Beloved wife of the late William Nagle. Loving mother of Mark Nagle of PA, Maryellen Maiullo of Chelmsford, David Nagle of Quincy, Regina Nagle of Braintree, Christine O'Neil of So. Deerfield, Kathleen Shields of Hanover, Brother of Paul Coyle of Iowa, and the late James Coyle. Also Lovingly survived by 9 grandchildren. Eleanor enjoyed spending time with her family she was a loving and caring mother and grandmother who always put her family first. She also loved getting together with a special group of friends to play cards. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Life Celebration Service in Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY, Tuesday at 9:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint Ann's Church, Wollaston at 10:00 a.m. Visiting hours Monday, 4-8 p.m. Burial in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Donations in memory of Eleanor may be made to St. Jude Children's Research, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38105 or Road to Recovery Service Program,1115 W. Chestnut Street, Brockton, MA 02301. Call 1-800-Keohane or see



Nasalski, Paul J.

NASALSKI, Paul J. 68 of Milford on Dec 4. Beloved husband of the late Jean (Urquhart) Nasalski. Loving father to Joseph A. and his wife Rachel Nasalski of Hopedale and Amy B. Nasalski of Millbury. Grandfather to Nicholas J. Nasalski of Hopedale and brother to Darlene Gasbarro of Taunton and Doreen Hayes of AZ. Also survived by a sister-in-law Peggy Arbeau of Dorchester; a brother-in-law David Urquhart of Quincy. Funeral Mass Tues. Dec 9 at 12:10 PM in St Mary's Church, 19 Winter St, Milford, MA 01757. Visiting hours Monday from 4-7PM in Buma-Sargeant Funeral Home, 42 Congress St, MILFORD. Memorials to St Mary's Church, 27 Pearl St, Milford, MA 01757 Buma-Sargeant Funeral Home Milford



Nurmi, Richard A.

and relatives are invited to visiting hours on Sunday, Dec. 7, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Morris & O'Connor Funeral Home, 58 Long Pond Drive, South Yarmouth. A funeral service will be held on Monday, Dec. 8, at 11 a.m. at Northside United Methodist Church with lunch following. Memorial donations may be made to the Northside United Methodist Church, 701 Airline Rd., Brewster, MA 02631.



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 American Legion Post #2099 in Watertown for over 50 years. She is predeceased by siblings Catherine Vahey, Anna O'Connor, John O'Connor, Helen Trapp, Agnes Woods and Louise Kirwin. Aunt of Patricia and her husband Robert Morley of Pocasset, J. Robert and his wife Ann O'Connor of Wareham, Patrick Woods of Pocasset, William and his wife Fran Woods of Peabody. Also survived by many Grand Nieces and Grand Nephews. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. John's Church, Pocasset, MA, on Tues., Nov. 4 at 10 am. Burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Watertown. Visiting hours in the John-Lawrence Funeral Home 3778 Falmouth Rd. (Rt. 28) MARSTONS MILLS on Mon. 4-7 pm. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Honey Fund Bourne Animal Rescue. Contact the Bourne Natural Resources, Bourne, MA.



O'Donoghue, Charles W.

Charles W. O'Donoghue, 57, of 127 Main St., died on Thursday, December 4, 2008 at UMass Memorial Healthcare-Univesity Campus in Worcester after a brief illness. He is survived by a daughter, Catherine St. Hilaire and her husband Andrew of Medford; a son, Casey S. O'Donoghue and his wife Rachel of Santa Fe, NM; his mother, Pauline O'Donoghue of Clinton; two sisters: Patricia Rue and her husband David of Sebastian, FL, and Sheila Binder and her husband Larry; and a brother, Michael J. O'Donoghue, all of Clinton. He leaves two nieces: Kerry Horne of Worcester, and Meaghan O'Donoghue of Clinton; a nephew, Joshua O'Donoghue of Clinton, and many dear friends. He deeply loved and remembered his son, Justin K. O'Donoghue-Burgwinkle, and is predeceased by his father, James M. O'Donoghue; loving grandmother, Marie Renaud; and first wife, Diane (Robinson) Burgwinkle. Charles was born in Clinton to Pauline M. (Renaud) O'Donoghue and the late James M. O'Donoghue. He attended local schools and was a graduate of the Clinton High School Class of 1969. Charlie was a career machinist specializing in tool and die, and was most recently employed with the Res-Tech Corporation in Clinton. He was employed for nearly fifteen years with the William Reisner Corporation in Clinton, and formerly worked as a driller with the Soil Expiration Company. An avid sportsman, Charlie took great pleasure in fishing and target shooting, and enjoyed diving excursions as a certified scuba diver for many years. Funeral services are to be held on Monday, December 8, 2008 from the Philbin-Comeau Funeral Home, 176 Water St., Clinton, with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10AM in St. John the Evangelist Church, 80 Union St., Clinton. Burial is to follow at St. John Cemetery in Lancaster. Calling hours are to be held in the funeral home on Sunday, December 7, 2008 from 2 until 5PM. Online condolences may be placed at



O. John Broll

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Paige, Sophia S.

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Perley, Allen P.

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Peterson, Lee E.

PETERSON, Lee E. Of Malden, December 4, 2008. Visiting hours Monday 5-8 p.m. Complete notice Sunday. Kfoury Keefe Funeral Home West Roxbury 617-325-3600 



Poutasse, Edmund J.

POUTASSE, Edmund J. 77, of South Dennis, MA, died on November 25, 2008 In Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, MA. Son of the late Edmund J. and Mae F. (Vahey) Poutas, He is survived by two sisters, Bernice J. Poutas and Marion E. Cronin, both of South Yarmouth, a nephew Jerry F. Cronin of Marstons Mills, and a greatniece, Jennifer Cronin of Yarmouth. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Pius the Tenth Church, So. Yarmouth, at 10 AM on Tuesday, December 9, 2008. Interment will be private. Gifts in his memory may be directed to the Dennis Rescue Squad, 883 Main St., West Dennis, MA 02670 or to the Visiting Nurse Association, 434 Route 134, South Dennis, MA 02660. Arrangements by Hallett Funeral Home, SOUTH YARMOUTH, MA.



Preble, Sandra (Gomes)

PREBLE, Sandra (Gomes) Of Burlington, Dec. 4. Beloved wife of Leland L. Preble and the late John Hart. Loving mother of Stelita M. Cronin & her husband John J. of Auburndale, Marlena Martins of Burlington, and Marli Wright & her husband Richard of Ft. Myers, FL. Grandmother of Christine Allcock, Kenneth Cronin, Silvia Giordiano, Flavio Giordano, and the late Louis Carlos Giordano, Jr. Also survived by 5 great grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held at the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn Street, BURLINGTON (Exit 34 off Route 128, Woburn side) on Monday, Dec. 8 at 11 AM. Visiting hours Sunday, 3-7 PM. Interment in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Burlington. Memorials in Sandra's name may be made to The Park Street Church For FOCUS, 1 Park Street, Boston, MA 02108. For directions, obituary and on line guestbook, see:



Prefontaine, Arthur F. "Archie"

Arthur F. "Archie" Prefontaine, 91, of Auburn, died Friday, December 5th at home. The Britton-Wallace Funeral Home of Auburn is assisting the family with the arrangements. 



Price, Robert

and friends are kindly invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, 8085 Saltsburg Rd. Suite 201, Pittsburg, PA 15239. Interment private. Douglass Funeral Home Lexington 781-862-1800





Rosenfelt, Eli

ROSENFELT, Eli Of Shirley, formerly of Newton on Thursday,Dec.4, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Arline (Glen). Devoted father of Janet Sack of Israel, Ronda Paris & her husband Marc of Shirley, Bruce Rosenfelt & his wife Carol of Holliston and Mark Rosenfelt of New Brunswick, NJ. Cherished grandfather of Michael & Amy Sack, Wilma & Omar Oskar, Edward Rutstein, David Rosenfelt, Alec and Zachary Rosenfelt and great-grandfather May-Tal, Elli-Ann, Samuel and Sydney. Dear brother of the late Milton Reverby and Frank Rosenfelt. Services were held at the Levine Chapel, BROOKLINE on Friday, December 5. Interment followed at the Mohliver Cemetery, Baker Street, West Roxbury. Memorial Observance at the home of Bruce & Carol Rosenfelt Saturday evening through Sunday evening. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Two Ten Foundation, 1466 Main St., Waltham, MA 02451,, . Levine Chapels, Brookline 617-277-8300





Ruth. P. Soares, 87

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Salvage, James E.

SALVAGE, James E. Of Stoneham, Nov. 18. Father of Jean E. Drapeau and the late James E. Salvage, Jr. Son of the late Harold & Catherine (Barrett) Salvage. Brother of Annamae Arsenault, Rosemary Yasi, Charles, Kevin and John Salvage and the late Harold, Peter, Paul, Roger, Leo and Richard Salvage and Regina Andreason. Also survived by 5 grandchildren, many nieces, nephews & cousins. A Memorial Mass celebrated on Sun. Dec. 21, 10:30 AM in St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham. Forobit/directions/ guestbook, McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home Stoneham 781-438-0405



Selfridge, Oliver G.

SELFRIDGE, Oliver G. A pioneer in computer science and artificial intelligence, died on Wednesday in Boston from injuries he suffered in a fall Sunday at his home in Belmont. He was 82. He is survived by his wife Edwina Rissland and their daughter Olivia Selfridge Rissland of Belmont; his children from a previous marriage, Mallory Selfridge of Eastford, CT, Peter Selfridge of Bethesda, MD, and Caroline Selfridge of Saratoga, CA, a sister Jennifer Selfridge MacLeod of Princeton Junction, NJ, and six grandchildren. Plans for a memorial celebration of his life to be held in the new year are incomplete. Memorial donations in Oliver's name may be made to the Chappy Fund of the Sheriff's Meadow Foundation of Martha's Vineyard, the Appalachian Mountain Club in Boston, or Middlesex School in Concord, MA.



Smith Jr., Roy M.

QUINCY Roy M. Smith, Jr., passed away at Marina Bay Skilled Nursing and Rehab. Center on Thursday, December 4, 2008 at age 88. Born in Quincy, he was a Hough's Neck resident all his life. A WWII Navy veteran, Roy was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and a sheet metal worker for Local 17. He was athletic and played hockey and baseball at Quincy High and later for teams on the South Shore, and remained an avid hockey fan. Married for 65 years to his beloved wife Catherine M. (Griffin) Smith, Roy is the beloved father of Catherine Smith and Janet Sullivan, both of Quincy and Roy M. Smith III and his wife Mary of Duxbury and dear grandfather of Erin Sullivan and her husband Ryan Leuchte, Roy M. Smith IV, Timothy J. Smith and Jillian M. Smith. He was the brother of Annie S. Hurry of Quincy and the late Stephen Smith and Sadie Smith. His funeral will be from the Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home, 74 Elm St., Quincy Center on Monday, December 8 at 9:00 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Parish, Most Blessed Sacrament Church at 10:00 a.m. Family and friends are invited. Visiting hours are on Sunday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Burial is in St. Mary's Cemetery. For directions and online guest book, please visit: 617-773-2728



Soares, Ruth P.

Ruth P. Soares of Winthrop, family in Leominster; 87 WINTHROP Mrs. Ruth P. (Flanagan) Soares, age 87, of Winthrop, died peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, in the Abbott House Nursing Home, surrounded by her family, following a lengthy illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Retired Winthrop Firefighter Manuel "Jack" Soares. Born in Winthrop, Ruthie was the daughter of the late Charles A. and Lillian G. (Fraser) Flanagan. She attended Winthrop Schools, and was a graduate of Winthrop High School Class of 1939. She has made her home in Winthrop her entire life. She enjoyed ceramics and bingo. Most important, however, was caring for and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Summer vacations to "Merrymont" were always the highlight of the year. She was a longtime communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church in Winthrop. Ruthie's family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the staff and volunteers of the Abbott House Nursing Home for their never-ending care and love to Ruthie in her final months. She leaves her children, Ruth Hames of Winthrop, Mary Ellen Seeley of Lynn, Cathleen Roan and her husband, James of Winthrop, Christine Hanlon and her husband, John of Leominster, Edward Soares and his wife, Christina of East Boston, Paul Soares of Winthrop and his friend, Maria McCracken of East Boston, and the late John Soares. She was the mother-in-law of Gail (Jackson) Soares of Billerica. She was the sister of Retired Winthrop Fire Chief Charles Flanagan and his wife, Marilyn of Winthrop, and the late Helen Gilbert, Lillian Kennedy, and Mary Flanagan. She is further survived by 14 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. SOARES Ruthie's Funeral will be held from the O'Maley Funeral Home, 79 Atlantic St., WINTHROP on Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. followed by a Funeral Mass in the Church of St. John the Evangelist at 12:00 PM. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Visiting Hours Monday 4-8 P.M. Gifts in Ruthie's name may be sent to the Resident Council Fund at the Abbott House Nursing Home, 28 Essex St., Lynn, MA 01902. For online memorial and guestbook, please visit



Soares, Ruth P. (Flanagan)

and friends respectfully invited to attend. Visiting Hours Monday 4-8PM. Gifts in Ruth's name may be sent to the Resident Council Fund at the Abbott House Nursing Home, 28 Essex St., Lynn, MA 01902. For online memorial and guestbook, please visit



Stone, Richard L.

Richard L. Stone, 78, of 19 Cricklewood Dr., died Friday, Dec. 5 at Radius Healthcare in Worcester. He was the husband of Ann J. (Harris) Stone, who died Nov. 20th. He leaves his brother, Russell F. Stone of Worcester; two nieces: Cindy A. Stone of Leicester and Debra E. Dembkowski of E. Brookfield; a brother, Kenneth Stone of Leicester, died in 1996. Mr. Stone was a rural postal carrier for the Leicester Post Office, where he worked for 30 years, retiring in 1995. He served his country during the Korean War with the U.S. Army. Born in Leicester, he was the son of Francis and Evelyn (Hasking) Stone. He graduated from Leicester High School and was a member of the American Legion Post #443 in Cherry Valley, and the Leicester Rod & Gun Club. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, Dec. 7 in the MORIN-MORRISON FUNERAL HOME, 1131 Main St., Leicester. Calling hours will precede the service from 12 to 2p.m. in the funeral home. Burial of his ashes will be in Worcester County Memorial Park at the convenience of the family. Please omit flowers, contributions may be made to the Leicester Food Pantry, c/o St. Joseph's Church, 759 Main St., Leicester, 01524.



Strojny, Theodore S. "Ted"

Theodore S. "Ted" Strojny, 85, of Westborough, died on Thursday, December 4, 2008 at the Westborough Healthcare Center. Funeral arrangements, under the direction of the Britton-Summers Funeral Home, 4 Church St., Westborough, are incomplete.



Sylva, Ivan M.

SYLVA, Ivan M. Of Belmont, December 5, 2008. Complete notice to follow.



Tonesvki, Marija (Sekulovski)

Marija (Sekulovski) Tonesvki, 84, of Worcester passed away peacefully Thursday, December 4th, surrounded by her loving family. She leaves her husband of 59 years, Jovan Tonevski; two daughters, Niki Chevrevski and her husband Dobre of Wells, ME and Ruli (Zaharia) Trajanovski and her husband, Alex of Boylston; two sons, Leo and his wife Tina Tonevski of Holden and George "Yorgo" Tonevski of Worcester; a sister, Vasilka Lazaroff of Akron, OH; 10 grandchildren, 2 great-granddaughters; and many nephew and nieces. She was born in Prilep, Macedonia the daughter of Donka and Petre Sekulovski; and immigrated to the United States with her family in 1969. Marija was a hardworking and caring woman who greatly loved her family. She spent many years happily gardening, cooking, knitting, taking care of her grandchildren and most of all spending time with her children and grandchildren. The funeral is Monday, December 8th with a service at 11:00 AM in St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 34 Gold Street, Shrewsbury. Calling hours are Sunday, December 7th from 4:00 until 7:00 PM in O'CONNOR BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 592 Park Avenue. A Trisagion service will be held at 6:00 PM during the calling hours. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 34 Gold Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545.



Walsh, Timothy M.

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William R. Avison

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Williams, Mary L. (Thomas)

WILLIAMS, Mary L. (Thomas) Of Hopedale, MA died Dec. 2, 2008 in Chelmsford, MA. Former Tax Clerk of Sudbury, MA, Graduate of Bellingham High School Class of 1941 and Burdette Secretarial College Class of 1943. Mother of Kenneth and his wife Marie (Powers) Williams of Chelmsford, MA; Grandmother of Shane and Julia Williams of Chelmsford. Memorial Services will be Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 12:00 noon at the Union Evangelical Church, UCC 25 Dutcher St. Hopedale, MA. Graveside service will take place prior to the service at 10:30 a.m. in Pine Grove Cemetery, 91 Cedar St., Milford, MA. Donations in her memory may be made in her name to the Luke Vincent Powers Foundation For Luke's Love, "A Boundless Playbround", PO BOX 575, West Barnstable, MA 02668-0575. Arrangements by Dolan Funeral Home, CHELMSFORD 978-251-4041



Wilson, Joyce

HINGHAM Joyce (Rice) Wilson, 71, a Hingham resident since 1961, died on Wednesday, December 3rd at her home after a long illness. She was born in Somerville and spent her early life in Wellesley where she graduated from Wellesley High School. She then graduated from Framingham State College and went on to teach in the Ashland and Norwell Public School systems. In more recent years, she taught at the Wilder Memorial Nursery School in Hingham. Mrs. Wilson, also was an active member of the Weymouth United Methodist Church. She leaves her husband, William Wallace Wilson of Hingham; her daughter, Susan L. Lord and her husband Daniel of Herndon, VA; her son, Steven William Wilson of Princeton, MA; and her two granddaughters, Jennifer and Christine Lord of Herndon, VA. She was the daughter of Gladys L. (Southern) Rice of Hingham and the late Harold F. Rice, Jr. Friends may visit at the Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel, 21 Pond St., Hingham on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. A Memorial Service will be conducted on Monday, December 8th at 11 a.m. at the Weymouth United Methodist Church, 747 Broad St., East Weymouth. The interment is to be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Norwell VNA / Hospice, 99 Longwater Circle, Norwell, MA 02061. For directions and online guestbook, please visit



Wilson, Joyce (Rice)

WILSON, Joyce (Rice) Of Hingham, Dec. 3rd, 2008, age 71. Wife of William Wallace Wilson. Mother of Susan L. Lord and her husband Daniel of Herndon, VA and Steven William Wilson of Princeton, MA. Grandmother of Jennifer and Christine Lord, both of Herndon, VA. Daughter of Gladys L. (Southern) Rice of Hingham and the late Harold F. Rice, Jr. A Memorial Service will be conducted on Monday, Dec. 8th at 11 AM at the Weymouth United Methodist Church, 747 Broad St., East Weymouth. Friends may visit at the Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel, 21 Pond St., HINGHAM on Sunday afternoon from 2-5 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Norwell VNA/ Hospice, 99 Longwater Circle, Norwell, MA 02061. The interment is private. For directions and online guestbook, please visit:



Woodman, Violet Mae "Vi"

Passed away Oct. 3, 2008 in Lecanto, FL. She will surely be missed by many who had the privilage to know her. 



Zletz, Joseph

ZLETZ, Joseph Age 92, of Bronx, NY, and formerly of Swampscott, MA, entered into rest on Dec. 5, 2008, in New York. He was the beloved husband of the late Gertrude (Finkle) Zletz. He is survived by his son and daughter- in- law, Richard and Jennie Zletz of NY, NY; and two grandchildren, Lauren and Michael Zletz. He was predeceased by his brother, Arthur Zletz. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, December 7th, 2008 at 1 PM at the Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin St, SALEM, MA, followed by burial in Anshai Sfard Cemetery, Danvers. Memorial observance will be held at the home of Alan and Ina Hoffman through Monday evening. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Jewish Rehabilitation Center, 330 Paradise Rd, Swampscott, MA 01907.

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