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    Joseph P. Pellegrino, 91

    DANVERS — Mr. Joseph Peter Pellegrino, 91, of Danvers, beloved husband of the late Anna Lucy (Susi) Pellegrino, died Monday morning at the Ledgewood Nursing Home in Beverly, surrounded by his family. View Full Information → Joseph P. Pellegrino, 91

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    Ethel E. Backstrom

    HOLDEN — Ethel E. (Danielson) Backstrom, 91, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, at home. Ethel was born in Auburn, daughter of John F. and Anna (Swenson) Danielson. She was a member of the Senior Citizen’s Group of read more View Full Information → Ethel E. Backstrom

  • Fall River

    OBITUARIES 1-25-12

    Costa, Dolores, 79, Fall River Coulombe, Kathleen L., 71, Fall River Coury, John P., 86, Westport Felides, Athena, 87, Fall River Hodkinson, George C. Jr., 45, Penacook, N.H. McCann, Brian C., 72, Fall River McCullough, Theresa, 88, Fall River Nanni, Louise M., 94, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Wood, Lucille, 77, Fall River Wyka, William F., 81, Swansea   View Full Information → OBITUARIES 1-25-12

  • Malden

    Luis H. Fajardo 1/23/2012 Malden, MA

    Luis H. Fajardo passed away on January 23, 2012. He was 71 years old. Born in Bogota, Columbia, Luis was a citizen of the United States for 40 years and a resident of Malden for the past 30 years. He worked for most of his life as an automotive mechanic. Luis was the devoted husband of Maria (Contreras) Fajardo. He was the beloved father of William Fajardo and his wife Laure of Tewksbury, Walter Fajardo of Boca Raton, FL and Sandra Bavilea and her husband Eli of Brookline. Luis was the dear brother of Magda Simons of Derry, NH. He was the cherished grandfather of Ashley Wallister and Nashmiah Bavilea.…

  • New Bedford

    Mary C. Lima 1/22/2012 New Bedford, MA

    Mary C. (Araujo) Lima of Brockton, formerly of New Bedford, died Sunday January 22, 2012 peacefully at home. She was the wife of the late Vitorino D. Lima. Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Jose R. and Maria (dos Santos) Araujo, she lived in Connecticut for many years. She returned to New Bedford in 2005, and moved to Brockton to live with family members last year. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Mrs. Lima was formerly employed as an inspector for Uniroyal Tire Company in Connecticut. She also had been a certified nurses aide in Connecticut and at Taunton State…

  • Franklin

    Christiane Y. (LePollozec) Goguen 1/23/2012 Franklin, MA

    Christiane Yvonne (LePollozec) Goguen, 86, wife of the late Robert Goguen, of Glastonbury and formerly Franklin, MA, died Monday, January 23, 2012, in New Britain. Born in Rennes, France the daughter of the late Alexis and Melanie (LePeuc’h) LePollozec, she made her home in Franklin, MA for 56 years, moving to Glastonbury in 2003. Christiane worked for Corning Medical as a Quality Assurance Specialist for over 20 years, retiring in 1987. She enjoyed making crafts for local charities and was a passionate gardener. While living in Glastonbury she was an active member of the senior center. She is survived by her daughter Janet Jewett of Glastonbury; three grandchildren Michael, Jason…

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    George H. Hobbs, Jr., 81

    GEORGETOWN, Texas — George Henry Hobbs, Jr., 81, of Georgetown, TX, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2012. He was born to George Henry Hobbs and Loretta DeSale Hosman of Peabody, MA. He graduated from Vesper George School of the Arts in Boston, MA. From there at a young age of 21, he drove out to California and worked for the aerospace industry, Lockheed Corporation — Skunks Works. George enjoyed his California days driving around in his brand new 1960 convertible Corvette. View Full Information → George H. Hobbs, Jr., 81

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    Jean M. Anderson

    WORCESTER — Jean M. (Lech) Anderson, 66, of Worcester, died at home Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, after a long battle with cancer. Jean was born in Palmer, the daughter of Walter P. and Virginia read more View Full Information → Jean M. Anderson

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    Rocco A. Balliro 1/18/2012 North End Boston, MA

    BALLIRO, ROCCO A. of Boston’s North End, died Jan. 18th at age 75. Son of the late Angela(Richardi) & Rosario C. Balliro. Brother of Mary Tzannos, Francis Bent, Lucille Winship, Rosario (Billy),Bruno Balliro & the late Josephine (Novello), Florence (Monteforte), Rosalie (Foy), Joseph, Frank,Salvatore (Rudy) Balliro. Very special friend of Dan & Mary Zimmerman & many nieces & nephews. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Anthony’s Church, 250 Revere Street, Revere, at 11 AM, Jan. 28th.Family & freinds are invited to attend. Burial will be private at a later date. View Full Information → Rocco A. Balliro 1/18/2012 North End Boston, MA

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    Claudette M. Litchfield 1/21/2012 Brockton, MA / Middleboro, MA / Taunton, MA

    Claudette M. (St-Hilaire) Litchfield age 75 of Brockton and Middleboro, died peacefully Saturday January 21, 2012 after a lengthy struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was the devoted wife of the late Robert F. Litchfield. Claudette was born and raised in Chateau Richer, Quebec, Canada the oldest of nine children of the late Antonio and Marguerite (Cloutier) St- Hilaire. She moved to Brockton after her marriage in 1958 and following the death of her husband lived at Oak Point in Middleboro for ten years. Most recently she had resided in assisted living in Worcester. For many years Claudette was payroll supervisor at the Brockton Enterprise. Previously she had worked for Massasoit…

  • New Bedford

    Elsie Botelho 1/23/2012 New Bedford, MA / New Bedford, MA

    New Bedford – Elsie Botelho, 86, died in her sleep, Monday, January 23, 2012. She was the wife of the late Raymond Botelho, with whom she shared 60 years of marriage. She was the daughter of the late Gabriel and Cecilia (Costa) Salsa. Elsie and Ray were the proud owners of Haviland Chocolates, in downtown New Bedford. She was a travel agent for Paragon Tours and an office manager with Stop & Shop for many years. Elsie and Ray wintered in Tampa Florida for 20 years and loved to travel. They mostly enjoyed spending time with their family, especially their grandchildren and great grandchildren. Survivors include her two daughters Patricia…

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    Kenneth R. Miles 1/21/2012 Gloucester, MA

    GLOUCESTER: Kenneth R. Miles, 70, of Langsford Street, died Saturday, January 21, 2012 in the Den-Mar Nursing & Rehabilation Center, Rockport, following an extended illness. He was the husband of Valentia Anne (Cadby) Miles. Born in St. Albans, England on July 1, 1941, he was the son of the late Richard W. and Doris (Patten) Miles. A resident of the United States since 1968, Kenneth served in the U.S. Army Reserve, 10th Special Forces for twenty years. In addition, he worked for the Christian Science Monitor Publishing House as manager of the IT Department for thirty years, retiring in 2000. Kenneth was an active outdoorsman and loved walking, swimming, sailing…

  • Franklin

    Louis G. “Lou Lou” Arcaro 1/23/2012 Franklin, MA

    Louis G. “Lou Lou” Arcaro 85, of Franklin, died Monday January 23, 2012 at Norwood Hospital following an illness. He was the beloved husband of Louise (Carfagnini) Arcaro. Born September 1, 1926 in Franklin, a son of the late Antonio N. & Erminia (Lozzi) Arcaro, he had been a lifelong resident of Franklin. He was educated in Franklin schools, and was a graduate of Wentworth Institute in Boston. A retired contractor, he was the owner of A. Arcaro & Sons, a company that built schools, bridges and railroads in the New England area. Mr. Arcaro was the patriarch of his family; he enjoyed tending to his garden, making homemade wine,…

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    Julia M. Seide, 34

    Loved animals, traveling and dance SAUGUS – Julia M. Seide, age 34, died peacefully at her home on Thursday, Jan. 19th. View Full Information → Julia M. Seide, 34

  • Bridgewater

    Edward J. Callow 1/22/2012 Bridgewater, MA / Brockton, MA

    Edward J. Callow, age 92, of Bridgewater, formerly of Brockton, died January 22, 2012 at West Acres Nursing Home following a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Beatrice M. (Ippolito) Callow for 54 years. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, he was the son of the late James T. and Marie (Sutherland) Callow. He was a World War II Veteran who served in Europe with the Army Tank Corps. For 32 years he had been employed as a Correctional Officer at the MCI in Bridgewater. He played football, baseball and hockey with Taunton Lumber and BAA. For years he coached Little League, Pony League, Colt League, Midget football…

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    Ernest A. Norman, 93

    MARBLEHEAD — Ernest A. Norman, of Pembroke Pines, FL, formerly of Marblehead, entered into rest January 21, 2012, at the age of 93. Beloved husband of the late Betty (Prager) Norman. Dear son of the late Maxwell & Ida (Molansky) Norman. Devoted father of William D. Norman of Marblehead, Richard A. Norman and his wife Michelle of FL and the late Stephen Norman. Cherished grandfather of Stephen A. Norman, Taylor Norman, Hunter Norman & Stephanie Norman. Loving brother of Barbara Salins of Worchester, William S. Norman and his wife Barbara of Marblehead and the late Mildred Cohen. View Full Information → Ernest A. Norman, 93

  • Methuen

    John T. Haley, Sr. 1/23/2012 Methuen, MA / Lawrence, MA

    John T. Haley, Sr. 76, a resident of Methuen, MA, died on Monday, January 23, 2012 at the Lawrence General Hospital. He was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts on October 23, 1935 to James A. & Marie (Nolet) Haley. He was educated in St. Augustine’s Grammar School and he was a graduate of Central Catholic High School Class of 1954, he also was a graduate of Haverhill Trade School to become an Electrician. He worked as an electrician in the Union Local 522 & 103 for 42 years until his retirement in 1998. He was a proud 55 year member of Local 522 & 103 IBEW (International Brotherhood Electrical Workers). He…

  • LEICESTER

    Donald R. Burning 1/23/2012 Leicester, MA

    Leicester–Donald Raymond Burning, 81, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2012. Born in Worcester, MA on February 24, 1930; son of Alice and Ernest Burning and brother of Florence McGuinness. Following graduation from Commerce High School, Don enlisted in the US Army and served with the 3rd Infantry Division 7th Regimental Combat Team. He was involved in 4 major battles including the battle of the Chosin Reservoir. Donald was awarded the Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Korean Service Medal with 4 Bronze Stars, along with other medals and awards including the Ambassador of Peace Medal from the Korean Government. After leaving the service, Don continued his education and received degrees…

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    Rose Ann LaBreck 1/22/2012 Boston, MA

    LaBreck, Rose Ann (Hurley) of Charlotte, NC (formerly of Boston, MA) passed away January 22, 2012. Cherished wife of the late Robert F. LaBreck, Sr. Loving mother of Bethany Dones and her husband, Rodel, of Concord, NC, Kristin Holloway and her husband, Anthony, of Harrisburg, NC, and Robert F. LaBreck, Jr and his fiance, Vanna Pirrone of Quincy. Beloved sister of Mary McLaughlin of W.Yarmouth, MA and the late James and William Hurley. Treasured Grandmother of Jacob and Tristan Aiton and Liam Holloway, all of North Carolina. Dear sister-in-law of Arthur and Helen Daly of Hull, MA. Affectionate aunt of numerous nieces and nephews. Rose Ann lived 70 of her…