• Hampshire County

    Edward Skowronek, auto detailer

    NORTHAMPTON – Edward Skowronek, 72, of 21 Hooker Ave. in Northampton, passed away on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at the Cooley Dickinson Hospital after a brief illness. read more View Full Information → Edward Skowronek, auto detailer

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    Bruno F. Procopio, 80

    HAVERHILL — Bruno F. Procopio, 80, a native and lifelong resident of Haverhill, died peacefully Friday, January 20, 2012, at Merrimack Valley Hospice House, with his loving family by his side. Son of the late John and Angela (Coppola) Procopio, he attended Tilton School and was a member of the Haverhill High School, Class of 1948. Employed in the local shoe industry at the former Colonial Shoe Co. of Haverhill and at Chelsea Industries as a foreman, he later worked a bow designer at Davco Shoe Co. A member of the former Saint Rita’s Parish of Haverhill, and All Saints Parish, Mr. Procopio enjoyed working in his yard and exploring…

  • Weymouth

    Shirley Antonino 1/20/2012 Roxbury, MA / Weymouth, MA

    Antonino, Shirley (McMahon) of Roxbury, died peacefully at home on January 20, 2012, she was 75. Born in Ayr, Scotland, she leaves her beloved husband of 57 years to Vincent Antonino of Roxbury. Loving mother of Pauline Antonino of Roxbury, Vincent and his wife Susan of CA, Joseph of Roxbury, Christine Buckley and Thomas and his wife Sandra all of Weymouth. Sister of Janet Purdon of Dover, DE. Cherished grandmother of 11 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Shirley also leaves behind many friends. She will be remembered as a devoted wife, a cherished mother and loving grandmother who will be dearly missed by her family. At her request, services are…

  • New Bedford

    Jo-Ann Ambroult 1/17/2012 New Bedford, MA

    NEW BEDFORD — Jo-Ann (Guilbeault) Ambroult, 65, of New Bedford, passed away after a 25 year battle with MS on Tuesday, January 17, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Henry L. and Ernestina (Paquin) Guilbeault. She lived in Acushnet most of her life. She is survived by her three children, Lisa A. Leandre of New Bedford, Lynn E. Reed and her husband, Robert of Buzzards Bay and Richard R. Ambroult of Acushnet; six grandchildren: Jason Fortier, Alyssa and Jennifer Leandre, Richard Ambroult, Jr., Zackery and Kiley Reed. She is also survived by two brothers, Donald and Robert Guilbeault; and several nieces and nephews. She is sister of the…

  • Danvers

    Clyde S. Taylor 1/21/2012 Danvers, MA / Fitchburg, MA

    Clyde S. Taylor, 83, died Saturday, January 21, 2012 following a lengthy illness. He was the loving husband of Lena (Damiani) Taylor, with whom he shared fifty-nine years of marriage. Born in Cumberland, RI on July 17, 1928, he was the son of the late Robert and Beatrice (Spaulding) Taylor. He was raised and educated in Rhode Island and was a graduate of Pawtucket East High School, Class of 1946. An honorably discharged veteran, he served in the US Army from 1946-1949. Mr. Taylor was employed as a traffic manager for the James River Corp. in Fitchburg for many years. A Fitchburg resident for more than fifty years, he had…

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    Irene E. (O’Brien) McCabe 1/19/2012 Chelsea, MA

    McCABE, Irene E. (O’Brien)- Of Malden, January 19th. Devoted wife of the late James J. McCabe, Sr. Beloved mother of the late James J. McCabe, Jr. Mother-in-law of Pearl Ann McNeil of Tewksbury. Sister of the late Muriel Bowes, Dorothy Struble and Robert O’Brien. Cherished grandmother of Diane Dame of Malden, Debra Puma of Belmont, Karen Scales of NH, James D. McCabe of Malden and Daniel A. McCabe of Burlington. Also lovingly survived by 9 great grandchildren with one on the way as well as many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Service in the Carroll Funeral Home, 721 Salem Street, (Maplewood Square)…

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    Marcia Sacco 1/20/2012 Sharon, MA / Canton, MA

    SACCO, Marcia C. (Blood) January 20, beloved wife of Leonard J. “Leo” Sacco, dear daughter of the late Jennie G. (Iadonisi) & Bradley E. Blood, devoted mother of Tonya S. Bridge & her husband Ronald of Norton, Bradley Sacco Fitzhenry & his wife Alyssa of Sharon, Stephen Sacco & his wife Jeanne of Wakefield, Frank J. Sacco & his wife Denise of Sharon, Dawn M. Sacco of Norton & Lee J. Sacco of North Carolina, also survived by 12 grandchidlren. Funeral from the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. CANTON Wednesday at 9:00 AM. Funeral Mass in St. Mary’s Church, MANSFIELD at 10:30 AM. Relatives & friends invited…

  • Medford

    Joseph Federico 1/21/2012 Medford, MA

    Mr. Joseph Federico, age 59 of Medford died Saturday in the Courtyard Nursing Care Center in Medford following a lengthy illness. Mr. Federico was born in Boston, son of the late Albert and Frances (Andreottola) Federico. He attended local schools and in early years lived briefly in Boston’s North End with his parents. He spent most of his life in Medford although spent much time in Florida. He had worked with his father in the construction trades. He enjoyed cooking, playing games of chance and occasional trips to Foxwoods. He was a fixture at Suffolk Downs where he would play the horses and at Gulfstream Park when in Florida. He…

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    Dianne M. Dingolo 1/21/2012 Malden, MA / Lynnfield, MA / Medford, MA / Saugus, MA / Lynn, MA

    Dianne (Morretti) Dingolo, of Saugus, the retired Principal of the Cheverus School in Malden, died Saturday morning at Lighthouse Nursing Care Center, Revere. She was 68. Born and raised in Lynn, Dianne spent most of her life as an educator. After high school, she entered the Sisters of the Cross and Passion in Wakefield, RI where she taught both there and in Connecticut. She earned her Master’s Degree at U. Mass, Amherst. After leaving religious life, Dianne continued to teach and was a teacher at Cheverus School until being appointed Principal in 1988. She served until 1998. She also taught at Emmanuel College and Pope John High School, Everett until…

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    Namieh “Naifey” Heney 1/22/2012 Boston, MA / West Roxbury, MA / Roslindale, MA

    Namieh “Naifey” (Abouhala) Heney of Roslindale, passed away on January 22, 2012. She was 99 years old. Naifey was the dear and devoted wife of the late Samuel Heney. Beloved mother of James A. Heney of Roslindale, Sadie Ward and her husband Ronald of Roslindale and the late Thomas Heney. Cherished grandmother of Ronald Ward, Michael Ward, Paul Ward, John Ward and his wife Maureen, Allan Ward USAF and his wife Courtney and Mary Piedade and her husband Daniel. Dear great-grandmother of Eric, Adam, Samuel, Benjamin, Rachel Thomas and Rebekah Ward and Carina and Brandon Piedade. Naifey was the last survivor of her 7 brothers and sisters. She is also…

  • Beverly

    Gladys E. (Hyland) Herzog 1/21/2012 Beverly, MA / Danvers, MA

    BEVERLY: Gladys E. (Hyland) Herzog, 89, formerly of Pickett Street, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, January 21, 2012 in the Addison Gilbert Hospital, Gloucester. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Herzog who died in 2003. Born in Beverly on October 17, 1922, she was the daughter of the late William and Helen (Cassidy) Hyland. A lifelong resident of Beverly, Gladys was a graduate of Beverly High School and Salem State College. Gladys was once a teacher in the Beverly and Saugus Public School systems. A longtime communicant of St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, she was a member of the Ladies Sodality. As…

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    William H. “Mike” Clancy 1/20/2012 South Boston, MA / Roxbury, MA

    CLANCY, WILLIAM H. “MIKE” of South Boston, MA formerly of Roxbury, MA, 75 years old, January 20, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Geraldine (Croke) Clancy. Loving father of Carol Ann Clancy, Gail M. Jones & her husband Levi, Michael R. Clancy & his wife Michelle, William H. Clancy, Jr. & his wife Leslie. Step-father of Kathleen Shields, Carolann Sapienza & her husband James, Richard Dumont, Sharon Dumont, & Geraldine Dumont. Survived by his brothers John D. Clancy, Paul P. Clancy, Thomas J. Clancy, Donald A. Clancy, & the late Joan E. Bunszell & Edward R. Clancy. Also survived by 14 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren & many nieces, nephews, family &…

  • Revere

    Antoinette (Signore) Colella 1/22/2012 Revere, MA

    Colella, Antoinette (Signore). Lifelong Revere resident on January 22nd at 100. Beloved wife of the late Charles. Dear sister of Alfred Signore of FL, Delma Terenzio of Revere, Margaret Pestandria of FL and the late Arthur Signore, Rose Barbuto, Mary Rosa, Anthony Signore, Pasquale Signore, Frank Signore, Philomena Mannetta, Mafalda Kostopoulos and Laura Ferragamo. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons –Bruno Funeral Home 128 Revere St Revere on Wednesday Jan 25th at 8:00 am Funeral Mass in St Anthony’s Church at 9:00 am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours will be Tuesday 4-8 pm. In lieu of flowers donation…

  • Webster

    Helen S. (Lazarowski) Baron 1/21/2012 Webster, MA

    WEBSTER – Helen S. (Lazarowski) Baron, 93, of Webster, died Saturday, January 21, 2012 in Hubbard Regional Hospital after a brief illness. Her husband of 45 years, Walter J. Baron, died in 1993. She leaves a son, Walter W. Baron and his wife Marilyn J. of North Brookfield; 2 daughters, Jane H. Baron, with whom she lived, and Carol A. Whaley and her husband Bruce of Westborough; 4 grandchildren; a great granddaughter; 2 brothers, John Lazarowski of East Hartford, CT and Stanley Lazarowski and his wife Sue of Mountain Home, Idaho; 4 sisters, Stasia Nalepa and Genevieve Lariviere and her husband Adelard, all of Webster, and Theresa Jezierski and her…

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    John M. Valadao 1/20/2012 Raynham, MA / Taunton, MA

    RAYNHAM – John M. Valadao, longtime Raynham resident, died at Tufts – New England Medical Center in Boston on Jan. 20, 2012. He was 82. Born in Taunton, he was the son of the late Manuel M. and Maria R. (daCosta) Valadao. A self-employed carpenter, he co owned and operated the Valadao Travel Agency, Inc. with his wife of sixty years, Margaret (Dupont) Valadao. They founded the company in 1964. Mr. Valadao was a communicant of Holy Family Church in East Taunton, and a sixty-two year member of the East Taunton Holy Ghost Society. In his spare time, he enjoyed carpentry and woodworking. In addition to his wife of Raynham,…

  • New Bedford

    Lauren Wade-Sneller 1/20/2012 New Bedford, MA / New Bedford, MA

    Fall River – Lauren Wade-Sneller, age 50 years, died Friday, January 20, 2012 at St. Anne’s Hospital. She was the beloved mother of Crystal Miranda of Fall River. Loving Grandmother of Alyssa and Devyn Miranda. Lauren was the sister of David Wade and Eric Wade both of New Bedford. She was the Aunt of Amber Allen. Mrs. Wade-Sneller was a daughter of the late Kenneth and Barbara (Powers) Wade. She was born in New Bedford and has lived in this area all her life. In accordance with her wishes she will be cremated. Funeral arrangements were by the Perry Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth St. View Full Information → Lauren Wade-Sneller…

  • Franklin

    William J. Cupelo 1/20/2012 Franklin, MA / Valley Stream, NY

    William J. Cupelo, 90, of N. Smithfield, RI, died Friday, January 20, 2012 at Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI. He was the beloved husband of Genevieve (Mastellone) Cupelo who died in 1990. Born in Syracuse, NY on August 10, 1921, he was a son of the late Pasquale and Concetta (Fruscello) Cupelo. Mr. Cupelo resided at the St. Antoine Residence in N. Smithfield for the past 6 years and formerly resided in Franklin and Valley Stream, NY. Mr. Cupelo earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English from St. John’s University in Jamaica, NY. He was a Marine Corp veteran of WWII and served for eleven years. He attained the rank of…

  • Jamaica Plain

    Elena M. (DiBiase) Kelly 1/21/2012 Jamaica Plain, MA

    Kelly, Elena M. (DiBiase) of Jamaica Plain on January 21, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Daniel E. Kelly. Loving mother of Janet O’Brien and her husband Paul of Brockton and Daniel J. Kelly and his wife Gail of Sharon. Sister of the late Raymond and Francis DiBiase and Margaret Curley. Also survived by 4 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Funeral from the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Wednesday January 25 at 9:15 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-7 PM. Interment MA.…

  • Dedham

    William J. Hogan 1/21/2012 West Roxbury, MA / Dedham, MA / Roslindale, MA / Boston, MA / Westwood, MA

    Hogan, William J. of Ashby, formerly of Hyde Park, died peacefully on January 21, 2012 after a brief illness. Beloved husband for 68 years of Mary P. (Dolge) Hogan. Loving father of William J. Hogan of NYC, Robert G. Hogan and his wife Cynthia of Norton, and Patricia A. Brackett and her husband Richard of Ashby. Devoted grandfather of Christine M. Siska, Melissa J. Potenta, Sean Brackett, Colin J. Brackett, and Robert J. Hogan. Great grandfather of Lincoln Gabriel Siska and Marielle Cynthia Potenta. Funeral from the Robert J. Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home, 1803 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY on Wednesday January 25, at 9:00 AM. A Mass of Christian…

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    Frances Doocey 1/20/2012 Canton, MA

    Frances M. Doocey (Matthews) age 93 of Canton passed away at the Harbor House in Hingham January 20th. Born and raised in Akron, Ohio she graduated from the University of Akron Class of 1940. She was a member of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corp. and She previously lived in Boston and has lived in Canton since 1969. She was an active parishioner of St. Gerard Majella Church and was a devoted wife and mother and loved spending time with her family and she was a great card player. Beloved wife of the late Edward A. retired BPD. Mother of Robert K. and his wife Nancy of Franklin, Edward C. of…

  • Fall River

    Mary Bento (Souza) Faria 1/21/2012 Somerset, MA / Fall River, MA

    Mary “Bento” Souza Faria, age 94, passed away Jan. 21, 2012. She was a resident of Somerset Ridge Nursing Care Center for the last 10 years, previously she lived in Westport and at 1198 N. Main St, Fall River. She was the wife of the late Antone B. Faria and the daughter of the late Manuel “Bento” & Francelina Souza. Prior to retiring, Mrs. Faria worked for Tick Tock Frocks as a Sewing Machine Operator. She was a parishioner of St. Michael Church. She is survived by her son, Ronald Faria (wife Diane) of Westport; 2 grandchildren: Adam Faria & Ashley Souza both of Westport; her sister Francis Bento Curry…

  • Melrose

    EMMA (RAGNETTI) ZAGARELLA 1/22/2012 Wakefield, MA / Melrose, MA

    Emma (Ragnetti) Zagarella, a 64 year resident of Wakefied, died on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at her home in Wakefield following an extended illness. She was 89 years old. Emma was born in Boston on June 12, 1922 to the late Michael and Matilda (Genecco) Ragnetti. She grew up in Cambridge and attended schools there. Emaa was involved for many years with her husband Frank in the family real estate business in Wakefield. Most of all, Emma cherished the quality time she spent with her family. Emma is the beloved wife of the late Frank J. Zagarella. She is the devoted mother of Emma Dragan and her husband David of…

  • Medford

    Irene “Mema” Perry 1/20/2012 Medford, MA / Somerville, MA / Cambridge, MA / Tewksbury, MA

    Irene K. “Mema” Perry , age 80 and a long-time Somerville resident died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on January 20th. Irene was born in Cambridge, the daughter of the late William and the late Irene (Silva) Perry. A Somerville resident for many years, Mema worked as a social worker with Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services, until she retired. Later in her life she matriculated at Bunker Hill Community College where she earned her Associate Degree. Mema was devoted to her family and enjoyed the company of her many relatives and friends. She was a devoted mother to Frank Paradiso of Northboro, Atty. Dianne Bartalamia and her husband Paul…

  • Somerville

    Helel T. Altieri 1/21/2012 Somerville, MA

    Helen T. (Sarandos) Altieri of Malden, formerly of Somerville and Largo, FL on January 21, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Altieri. Cherished mother of Fred Altieri and his wife Annemarie, Rose and her husband Tony Freda, Nick Altieri and his wife Mary, Phil Altieri and his wife Linda. Proud grandmother of 12 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Loving sister of Peter Sarandos, Chrisula Dover, Mary Baker, the late Georgia and Bessie Sarandos. Funeral from the Brown-Flaherty Funeral Home, 261 Washington Street, Union Square, Somerville on Thursday at 9am. Funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church at 10am. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours on Wednesday 4-8pm. Interment in…

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    Madeline Louise Vasconcellos 1/18/2012 Taunton, MA

    TAUNTON – Madeline Louise Vasconcellos,of Taunton, died at the Marian Manor on Jan. 18, 2012. She was 80 years old. Born in Taunton, she was the daughter of the late Domenick M. and Mary (Lewis) Vasconcellos. Raise and educated in Taunton, she was employed by the City of Taunton as a clerk, working in the tax collection department for many years. She retired several years ago. Funeral services were held privately. Cremation was at Woodlawn Crematory in Attleboro. Arrangements are by the Silva Funeral Home, 80 Broadway @ St. Mary’s Square in Taunton. View Full Information → Madeline Louise Vasconcellos 1/18/2012 Taunton, MA

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    Alice A. Duncan, 88

    CROWNSVILLE, Md. — Mrs. Alice A. Duncan, of Crownsville, Maryland, died peacefully on January 14, 2012 at Fairfield Nursing Home in Crownsville, Maryland. She was 88. View Full Information → Alice A. Duncan, 88