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    Charles R. Moschetto, 66

    METHUEN — Charles R. Moschetto, 66, of Methuen, passed away Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at the Lawrence General Hospital. He was born in Lawrence and was the son of the late Carmelo and Mary (Massesa) Moschetto. Mr. Moschetto was raised and educated in Lawrence and Methuen and was a graduate of Tenney High School in Methuen. He worked for many years as a licensed gas fitter and owned and operated Moschetto Heating in Methuen. He later worked for the Housing and Maintenance Department for the Town of North Andover. He was a member of the Julian Stopyra Post in Lawrence and also served on the Board of Directors. View Full…

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    William V. Smyth 1/25/2012 Quincy, MA

    Smyth, William V. of Quincy, passed away on January 25, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer, he was 58. Father of James Vincent Smyth of Florida. Cherished son of Anna F. (Kelley) Smyth of Quincy and the late J. Vincent Smyth. Brother of Sheila Smyth of Quincy, J. Thomas Smyth and his wife Dianne of Abington, Ann & Peter Smyth both of Quincy, Maryann Smyth-Hammond and her husband Kevin of Marston Mills and Kathy Gutermann and her husband Carl of Georgia. William is also survived by many nieces,nephews, great nieces and great nephews. William served in the United States Army. For more than 30 years he ran Coastal Marine…

  • Wellesley

    Margaret Emma Thurmond (Strumpfler) DePrima 1/13/2012 Wellesley, MA

    DEPRIMA, MARGARET EMMA THURMOND (Strumpfler) 90, of Chestnut Hill, MA, formerly of The Sea Ranch, CA, Los Angeles, CA and Tucson, AZ, died peacefully on January 13, 2012. Born February 18, 1921 in Klopzow, Germany; daughter of Otto and Emma (Bohack) Strumpfler, sister of the late Ursula Gallivan, Edith Holmes, and Helen Haskins Poisson, wife of Robert Thurmond (d 9.3.1993) , loving mother of Megan Smith, M.D. of Petaluma, CA, Kathleen Thurmond, M.D. and her spouse Katharine Bachman of Chestnut Hill, MA, Robin Curammeng and her spouse Bonifacio Curammeng of Maui, HI, and Debbie Jan Kikuchi of Watsonville, CA. Devoted Grandmother of Erica Edmonston, Dana Hemenway, Alexander Thurmond, Robert Thurmond,…

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    Herbert Galpert, 92

    Leather company owner, minor league athlete SWAMPSCOTT – Herbert Galpert, age 92, having resided in Swampscott for some 60 years, he died on Monday Jan. 9, 2012 unexpectedly at his home.   Born in Revere, he graduated from Revere High School where he was captain of the football team as well as playing baseball and basketball.  He graduated from Boston University where he also excelled in sports.  Herb was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates and played for their minor league farm team.  He owned and operated the Algy Leather Consultant Company in Peabody. He was a World War II Army veteran.  He was active in youth sports, having coached in the Swampscott Babe Ruth League, the…

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    William J. Granacki, Sr., 86

    HAVERHILL — William J. Granacki, Sr., 86, of Haverhill, MA and formerly of Rome, NY died Sunday evening, January 22, at the Merrimack Valley Hospital, Haverhill. View Full Information → William J. Granacki, Sr., 86

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    Alberta Maki

    WEST BOYLSTON – Alberta “Bert” (Nowak) Maki, 92, of Newton Street, died unexpectedly at Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, after a brief illness. read more View Full Information → Alberta Maki

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    William J.F. Murphy, 67

    ATKINSON, N.H. — William J.F. Murphy, 67, of Atkinson, NH, formerly of Bradford, MA, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer on Friday, January 20, 2012. View Full Information → William J.F. Murphy, 67

  • Fall River

    OBITUARIES: 01-27-12

    Batchelder, Mary E., Fall River Levesque, Roland L., 85, Somerset Mello, Misty, 30, Fall River Thibeault, Robert F., 83, Warwick, R.I. View Full Information → OBITUARIES: 01-27-12

  • Malden

    Jo-Anne B. (Mascis) Meo 1/25/2012 Malden, MA

    Jo-Anne B. (Mascis) Meo passed away on January 25, 2012. She was 77 years old. A lifelong resident of Malden, Jo-Anne was a graduate of Malden High School. She owned and operated Medical Express Operators Transportation Co. in Malden for 25 years and was devoted to her family. Jo-Anne was the devoted wife of the late Thomas Meo. She was the beloved mother of Thomas Meo and his partner Kirmen Gonzales of RI, Lawrence Meo of Newburyport, Tambrey Pinkham of Malden, James Meo of Billerica, Juliana LeDonne and her husband Michael of West Newbury and Joseph Meo of Malden. Jo-Anne was the dear sister of Robert Mascis and his wife…

  • Shrewsbury

    Nancy A. Casavant 1/23/2012 Natick, MA / Shrewsbury, MA

    Nancy A. (Paul) Casavant, age 56,a lifelong resident of Natick, died on Monday morning, January 23, 2012, at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, after a courageous battle with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia. Born on May 26, 1955, she was a daughter of Ann E. (Dunbar) Paul of Natick and the late Robert W. Paul. Nancy was a 1973 graduate of Natick High School. Nancy began her long career with the Natick Public Schools working in the office at Kennedy Junior High School. In 1984 she transferred to the School Department’s offices at the Natick Town Hall where she has since been employed as the Administrative Assistant to Human Resources. A loving wife…

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    Marjorie W. Lodding 1/18/2012 Natick, MA / Worcester, MA / Nashua, NH

    Marjorie Whitney Lodding, age 100, a longtime resident of Worcester, died peacefully on Wednesday evening, January 18, 2012, at the Wayland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Center Barnstead, NH, on December 5, 1911, she was the daughter of the late Elliott W. and Elizabeth S. (Dates) Whitney. Marjorie was raised and educated in Nashua. After graduating from Simmons College she worked as a librarian at Clark University, and later spent many years establishing and maintaining libraries in the Worcester Elementary Schools. Marjorie had a lifelong interest in horticulture. She was a Director and Life Member of the Worcester Horticultural Society, a member of the Merry Weeders Garden Club, and…

  • Plymouth

    William Henry Burke 1/24/2012 Plymouth, MA / Naples, FL / Manomet, MA

    William Henry “Bill” Burke of Naples, FL and Plymouth, MA died peacefully Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at Physicians Regional Hospital, Naples, FL. Bill was 79, born January 4, 1933 in Clinton, MA a son of the late Walter and Grace (McLaughlin) Burke. Mr. Burke was a veteran of the United States Army, where he served his time in Germany. After graduating from Notre Dame University in 1954, Bill was part of the 2nd generation to join his family’s business, Burke Distributing Corporation in Randolph, MA. He served as company president starting in 1975 after the passing of his father, Walter. Bill expanded the company to be one of the largest…

  • North Truro

    Lenora E. Days 1/24/2012 No. Truro, MA

    Lenora E. Days 97 of No. Truro died peacefully, Tuesday January 24, 2012 at Seashore Point in Provincetown. She was the wife of the late Raymond A. Days who died in 1988. Born in North Truro, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Perry) Rose. She is survived by her children Thomas Days of North Truro, Debi Damore and her husband David of Upton Mass. and Linda Mercurio and her husband Frank of Greenlawn NY, four grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Peter the Apostle Church 11 Prince St. Provincetown on Thursday February 2, 2012 at 9:00am followed by internment in…

  • New Bedford

    Arleen Smith 1/25/2012 New Bedford, MA / New Bedford, MA

    NEW BEDFORD – Arleen Smith, 62, died Wednesday, January 25, 2012. She was the wife of Steven M. Smith of New Bedford. She was the loved mother of John Delucca, husband of Patti of Dartmouth, Kerri Lariviere, wife of Kevin of Freetown and Ryan Smith of New Bedford. Arleen was the sister of Darrah LaBrode of New Bedford, Hedi Audette of Fairhaven, Rita Farland of Dartmouth and the late Edmund Mello. Mrs. Smith also leaves behind 6 grandchildren: Taylor, Makenzie, Madison, Tori, Aiden and Avery. Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late Edmund and Rita (Dubois) Mello. She was born in New Bedford and lived in this area all…

  • Kingston

    Persis “Pert” Anderson Winship Carter 1/18/2012 Kingston, MA

    Persis (“Pert”) Anderson Winship Carter died January 18, 2012 after having been diagnosed with cancer a year earlier. She was born on August 2, 1921 to Ruth Coburn Anderson and Edwin Hazelton Anderson of Hingham MA, the youngest of three girls. She went to school in Hingham, graduating from Hingham High as Valedictorian. She earned a degree from Radcliffe College, after which she went on to join the Navy WAVES as an officer in WWII. Following her service, she went to Boston University for a masters degree in Social Work, which led to her professional career as a therapist with children. Professional life was parallel to family life for Pert.…

  • Hingham

    Irving D. “Herb” Cairns 1/16/2012 Hingham, MA

    Irving (Herb) Douglas Cairns formerly of Hingham died peacefully at age 84 on January 16th. Son of the late John & Doris (Cobb) Cairns, Herb grew up in Brockton. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944-1946, an ordnanceman for search & rescue aircrews out of NAS Banana River & NAS Whidbey Island. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Norma, they met at a dance in Center Harbor, NH and they were happily married over 53 years. Known best for his kindness and compassion, he was able to ease any burden with his wonderful sense of humor – often physical – a raised eyebrow, double-take, or just the right turn of…

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    Christopher Pichardo, 18

    CNA, worked for Straight Ahead LYNN – Christopher Pichardo, “Chino”, age 18, of Lynn, passed away January 14, 2012.  Born in Beverly and raised in Lynn, he attended Lynn English and Salem High.  He worked for Straight Ahead and as a CNA.  Christopher was a very loyal person to all his family and friends.  He is survived by his mother Solmaria Guzman, his step father Ricardo Jiminez, two brothers, Yuandel Guzman and Ricardo Jiminez, his grandmother Ignacia Diaz and extended family, and his girlfriend Alexandra Abreu and family.   View Full Information → Christopher Pichardo, 18