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    Robert Ross, 44

    Mr. Robert Ross, 44, of Danvers, passed away peacefully after complications of a lifelong illness on January 25, 2012, at Beverly Hospital. Born in Lynn, he was the son of Marjorie Ross of Winterhaven, Fla. Rob had a fulfilling life surrounded by friends whom he thought of as family. Gary LaMontagne, David Wierzbicki, and David Lord spent many years by his side enjoying Rob’s sense of humor and kindness. View Full Information → Robert Ross, 44

  • Hampshire County

    Misao Roach, native of Japan

    DAVENPORT, Fla. – Misao "Jean" Roach, 87, formerly of South Hadley, passed away peacefully surrounded by her children Jan. 24, 2012, in Davenport, Fla. read more View Full Information → Misao Roach, native of Japan

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    John Walls, 46

    WORCESTER – John Robert “JR” Walls, 46, of Worcester, died at MarlboroughHospital on Thursday, Jan. read more View Full Information → John Walls, 46

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    Marie U. Donahue 1/26/2012 Lawrence, MA

    Marie U. Donahue Died peacefully on Thursday January 26, 2012 at the Mary Immaculate Nursing Home with her niece Colleen by her side. She was 75 years old. Marie was born in Lawrence MA on October 8, 1936. She worked at Lucent Technologies (formally Western Electric) for 35 years and after retirement was employed by the Holy Family Hospital for many years. Known as “Auntie Marie” to most everyone, Marie was an avid seamstress and enjoyed quilting. She made several quilts for everyone in her family over the years. Whenever one of her nieces or nephews would have a child, they always got a special quilt from Auntie Marie. The…

  • Woburn

    Ann P. Barnett 1/24/2012 Londonderry, NH / Woburn, MA / Virginia Beach, VA / South Berwick, ME / Maricopa, AZ

    Ann P. Barnett, age 75, died in Virginia Beach, VA, Tuesday evening January 24, 2012, after a lengthy illness. Born in Woburn, Ann moved to Virginia Beach in the mid 1980’s and spent 18 years there and then in 2003 she moved to York, ME. Ann was the beloved daughter of the late Mary E. (Brown) and William E. McLaughlin. Ann attended and graduated from St. Charles High School. She was an enthusiastic N.E.Patriots fan and enjoyed watching games with her loving family. Most of all, Ann enjoyed spending time with her 5 loving grandchildren. Ann is the devoted mother of Tracey A. Hanley of South Berwick, ME, Steven J.…

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    Helen C. (Farrell), GOODEARL 1/26/2012 Winthrop, MA

    GOODEARL, Helen C. (Farrell), of Winthrop, January 26, 2012, at the age of 90. Beloved wife of 65 years to Arthur F. Goodearl Sr. Devoted mother of Nancy J. Goodearl of Winthrop, Barbara G. Simione and her husband Nick of Reading, and Arthur F. Goodearl Jr. and his wife Mary of Winthrop. Adored grandmother of Stephanie, Stacy, and Nicholas Simione and Tom, Jenna, and David Goodearl. Cherished great-grandmother of Catherine and Emma. Dear sister of the late Winthrop Farrell. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held at the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home 210 Winthrop St. WINTHROP, on Mon, Jan. 30, only, beginning at 9am.…

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    John P. Donlan, Sr. 1/26/2012 Canton, MA / Quincy, MA

    Donlan, John P., Sr. of Canton, formerly of Wollaston, passed away January 26, 2012. Beloved husband of Elizabeth A. (Byrnes) Donlan of Canton. Loving father of Mary Donlan of France, Marjorie D. Ray and her husband Alan of MO, Eileen Vidrine and her husband Kent of VA, Emilie Donlan and her husband Melvin of Newton, and John P. Donlan, Jr. of Canton. Grandpa to Noelle, AJ, Kathryn, Matthew and the late William. Brother of Margaret Gnoza of Georgetown, Josephine McCoole of Rockland, Geraldine Chace of Hyannis, and the late Martin Donlan, Mary Daniels, Robert Donlan, and Helen Gallagher. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. John’s family was the central…

  • Wayland

    Alf I. Jacobsen 1/13/2012 Wayland, MA

    JACOBSEN, Alf I. of Wayland died peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, January 13, 2012 following a period of declining health. He was born in Norway on August 15, 1935. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Paroohy (Getzoian) Jacobsen of Wayland. Father of Edgar K. Jacobsen of Andover, Dr. Lisa Jane Jacobsen of Canton; John E. Jacobsen of Woburn, eleven grandchildren and was the brother of Aud Kaalstad of Cromwell, CT. Mr. Jacobsen came to the United States in 1957 to study at MIT in Cambridge. He received his BS in Civil Engineering from MIT. He was the Founder and President of Westgate Construction Corp. in…

  • Tewksbury

    Martha Jasilewicz 1/26/2012 Tewksbury, MA / Tyngsboro, MA

    Martha T. Jasilewicz …Retired Tewksbury Hospital CNA, 83 Tyngsboro – formerly of Tewksbury, Martha T. (Makarewicz) Jasilewicz, age 83, died January 26, at Palm Manor Nursing Home in Chelmsford, after a long period of declining health. She was the beloved wife of the late, Benjamin Jasilewicz who died in 1970. She was born in Cambridge, on October 25, 1928, the only child of the late, Alojzy and Franciska Makarewicz. She was raised in the Boston area, lived the greatest part of her life in Tewksbury, before living her retirement years in Tyngsboro. She retired as a CNA from Tewksbury Hospital, devoted her life to caring for her family, and was…

  • New Bedford

    James Sousa 1/26/2012 New Bedford, MA / New Bedford, MA

    NEW BEDFORD – James Sousa, 51, died Thursday, January 26 , 2012 after a long illness, at home with family by his side. He was the husband of Maria H. (Raposo) Sousa of New Bedford. He was the loved father of Jeffrey, Stephanie and Jonathan Sousa all of New Bedford. James was the brother of Louis and Diane Sousa both of New Bedford and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Sousa was a son of the late Joseph M. and Judith M. (Tavares) Sousa. He was born in Fall River and lived in this area all of his life. Mr. Sousa was formerly employed at the Acushnet Company, Titleist Division. James…

  • Dover

    P. Michael Carney 1/26/2012 Danvers, MA / North Andover, MA

    P. Michael Carney, 48, died unexpectedly on Thursday, January 26, 2012. He was the loving husband of Kimberly (Powers) Carney, with whom he shared 27 years of marriage. Born in Beverly on Feb. 20, 1963, he was the son of Rosemary (Oskar) Carney of Middleton and the late John F. Carney. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Danvers High School, Class of 1981. Mike served honorably in the US Navy and was a veteran of the Gulf War. For the last four years, he has been employed as a letter carrier for the US Postal Service in Hampton, NH. An avid golfer, Mike was…

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    Dorothy E. (Height) Stanley 1/25/2012 Gloucester, MA

    GLOUCESTER: Dorothy E. (Height) Stanley, 88, formerly of Magnolia Avenue, died Wednesday, January 25, 2012 in the Golden Living Center following an extended illness. She was the wife of the late Herman Lane and Irven Stanley. Born in Gloucester on June 29, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Alice (Height) Fiers. A lifelong resident, she had attended Gloucester public schools, including the Blynman Schoolhouse in Magnolia. Dot was employed for thirty-seven years at Gorton’s of Gloucester, until her retirement in 1998. She had also worked as a housekeeper for several families in Magnolia and Manchester. She was a member of the Union Congregational Church and also had a…

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    Onnalee Willnow, 74

    Onnalee Willnow, 74, died Friday, Jan. 20, at her home on Jekyll Island, GA. Onnalee, who for many years was known as Lee, was born in Adrian, MI, on March 24, 1937. She graduated from Adrian High School and then attended Nursing School at the University of Michigan. After receiving her bachelor of nursing degree, she and her husband, Ron, moved to St. Louis, MO, where she became an instructor of obstetrical nursing. Two years later, they moved to Jefferson City, MO, where she spent most of her time raising their three sons, but she also found time to teach expectant parent classes. View Full Information → Onnalee Willnow, 74

  • Hampshire County

    Dianne Nash, synchronized swimmer

    PITTSFIELD – Dianne Nash died peacefully Jan. 24. Born on Dec. 13, 1933, she was the daughter of Arthur George and Mary Jane Gagne Nadeau. She graduated in 1951 from Pittsfield High School, where she was active in all sports. read more View Full Information → Dianne Nash, synchronized swimmer

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    Ada P. Ball, 55

    Ada Pearl (Kendrick) Ball, 55, of Bradford, passed away peacefully at her home, with her family by her side, on January 24, 2012, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born on April 1, 1956, in Wetumpka Rural, Alabama, she was the daughter to the late J.D. Kendrick and Alzetta (Jordan) Kendrick. Moving to Lynn, Massachusetts as a child, she attended English High School. Until her retirement in 2008, Ada was employed by the Merrimack Spool Company in Haverhill. View Full Information → Ada P. Ball, 55

  • Plymouth

    Elizabeth “Betty” Miller 1/23/2012 Plymouth, MA / Odenton, MD

    Elizabeth “Betty” Miller, of Plymouth, MA formerly of Odenton, MD, died on January 23rd at the Bourne Manor Nursing Home at the age of 79. Wife of the late Joseph R. Miller Jr, she is survived by her sons Robert D. Miller and his wife Peggy of Bowie, MD and Ricky L. Miller and his wife Teresa of Plymouth, MA. She also leaves her brother Gordon, her sisters June, Barbara and Rose and her 4 grandchildren Kristy, Adam, Danny and Kenny. Elizabeth was born in Brooklyn, NY and moved to Odenton, Maryland after getting married in 1953. Elizabeth enjoyed bowling and played in several bowling leagues and especially enjoyed spending…

  • Walpole

    Frank P. Hilts 1/25/2012 Walpole, MA

    Frank P. Hilts 79 of Walpole died suddenly January 25 at Norwood Hospital. He was the husband of Edna M. (Atkinson) Hilts. Born in Boston, October 30, 1932, the son of the late Frank and Elizabeth (Coulter) Hilts, Mr. Hilts was raised in Milton and had lived in Walpole since 1962. He was a graduate of Quincy High School. Mr. Hilts had worked for the Masoneilan Company in Norwood for 40 years, retiring as plant manager. Mr. Hilts had served in the Walpole Industrial Commission and was a member of the Masons and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Reliance Lodge 137 in Walpole. Frank loved to fish and go…

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    Jean F. Kerrins, 81

    Former Director of Revere Housing Authority REVERE – Jean F. Kerrins, 81, died Tuesday, January 24th at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home, following a brief illness. Mrs. Kerrins, a native of Chelsea, was an alumna of St. Rose High School of Chelsea, Class of 1948. She came to live in Revere over 60 years ago. Mrs. Kerrins had a 10-year career as a telephone operator for AT&T from 1964-1974. She retired in 1990, after 14 years of service with the Revere Housing Authority as Director. View Full Information → Jean F. Kerrins, 81

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    Nancy M. Pero, 66

    Mrs. Nancy M. (McKown) Pero, 66, died Wednesday, January 18, 2012 in Lewiston, Maine. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Selden and Elizabeth (Flanders) McKown. She was raised in Beverly and graduated from Beverly High School. She continued her education attending Chandler Junior College in Boston, and later graduated from the Beverly Hospital School of Nursing. View Full Information → Nancy M. Pero, 66

  • Hampshire County

    Haskell Cohen, UMass professor

    AMHERST – Haskell Cohen, 91, longtime resident of Amherst, passed away peacefully at home Jan. 19, 2012. Born Sept. 12, 1920, he was the son of Max and Sophie Cohen of Omaha, Neb., where he grew up and graduated from the University of Omaha. Haskell enlisted in the U.S. Army Signal Corps and served in the South Pacific during World War II. read more View Full Information → Haskell Cohen, UMass professor

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    Priscilla E. Scott, 66

    Priscilla E. (Brienza) Scott, age 66 of Newburyport, Mass., died Wednesday evening at the Merrimack Valley Hospice in Haverhill, Mass. She was the wife of the late George C. Scott. She was born in Newark, N.J., on June 16, 1945, the daughter of Mildred M. (Walker) May of Franklin Park, N.J., and the late Ralph Brienza. View Full Information → Priscilla E. Scott, 66

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    Evelyn P. Hannon, 82

    Active in church and music WAKEFIELD — Evelyn P. (DeMille) Hannon, age 82, of Wakefield, formerly of Lynn, died Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at Salem Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late John F. Herlihy who passed in 1972 and the late Colonel Albert J. Hannon who passed in 1996. View Full Information → Evelyn P. Hannon, 82

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    Carole C. Fitch,

    Carole C. (Litty) Fitch was an instinctive visionary. She devoted her life quietly to her family, her neighbors, her community, and those whom she believed the world had forgotten: the lost, the lonely, the homeless, the mentally impaired. View Full Information → Carole C. Fitch,

  • Hampshire County

    Jennie Bergeron, enjoyed traveling

    SOUTH HADLEY – Jennie (Kuzontkoski) Bergeron, 89, of Woodbridge Street, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, in Mercy Medical Center. She was born in Whately, the daughter of the late Charles and Florence (Niedzwiecki) Kuzontkoski. Jennie enjoyed gardening, boating and traveling. read more View Full Information → Jennie Bergeron, enjoyed traveling

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    Anne Lundy

    HOLDEN — Ann (Matthews) Lundy, 53, of Beechwood Road, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester after an illness. read more View Full Information → Anne Lundy

  • North Attleboro

    Obituaries published Jan. 27

    Obituaries were published for: Richard V. Barone Sr., 75, of Belmont; Beverly A. Hunt, 82, of Mansfield, formerly of Attleboro; Mark R. Letourneau, 52, of Attleboro; Helen L. Maxwell, 91, of Falmouth, formerly of Attleboro; Malcolm Perry Rogers, 90, of Warwick, R.I.; Ren Sek, 89, of Attleboro and Gertrude E. Wooding, 98, of Norfolk View Full Information → Obituaries published Jan. 27

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    Michael J. Martini, 57

    Michael J. “Marty” Martini, 57, of Bradford, died Tuesday, January 24, at the Merrimack Valley Hospital, Haverhill. View Full Information → Michael J. Martini, 57

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    Charles B. Thomas, 95

    Charles B. Thomas, age 95, longtime Salisbury resident, died early Thursday morning, Jan. 26, 2012, at Country Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Newburyport. He was the beloved husband of Janet H. (Bates) Thomas, who died Aug. 26, 1995. View Full Information → Charles B. Thomas, 95