• Hampshire County

    ‘The Sting’ actress Dimitra Arliss dies at 79

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – Dimitra Arliss, who played a hired killer alongside Robert Redford and Paul Newman in the caper comedy "The Sting," has died in Los Angeles. She was 79. Jaime Larkin, a spokesperson for the Motion Picture and Television Fund Hospital, says Arliss died Jan. 26 at the Woodland Hills facility of complications from a stroke. read more View Full Information → ‘The Sting’ actress Dimitra Arliss dies at 79

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    Elaine E. Gribouski

    HOLDEN — Elaine E. (Bailey) Gribouski, 85, of Holden, died at Coleman House in Northborough on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, after an extended illness. Elaine was born in Millbury, the daughter of Mabel and Leverett read more View Full Information → Elaine E. Gribouski

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    Catherine E Hailson, 55

    Catherine Ellen (Case) Hailson, 55, of Plaistow, formerly of Haverhill, died Saturday, January 28 at the Merrimack Valley Hospital surrounded by her loving family. View Full Information → Catherine E Hailson, 55

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    Benjamin E. Halsdorff 1/30/2012 Worcester, MA

    WORCESTER-Benjamin F. Halsdorff, 91, of Worcester died Monday, January 30th in the Ichabod Washburn Hospice Residence. His wife, Gloria T. (Menard) Halsdorff died in 1988. He leaves two sons, Russell J. Halsdorff and his wife, Barbara of Apple Valley, CA and Dennis J. Halsdorff and his wife, Jean of North Oxford; two sisters, Gladys R. Bottomly of Worcester and Evelyn M. Hafler of Apple Valley, UT; eight grandchildren, Michael, Matthew, Melissa Halsdorff, Amanda Halsdorff, Colleen Palacios, Erin Halsdorff, Meaghan Oldenburg and Dennis Halsdorff II and a great grandson, Hunter Oldenburg, a daughter in law, Ellen Halsdorff of Douglas, several nephews and nieces, and his close companion, Elizabeth Fox with whom…

  • North Andover

    Alma Virginia (Loring) Trask 1/25/2012 Andover, MA / Haverhill, MA / North Andover, MA / Hampton, NH / Windham, NH

    Alma Virginia (Loring) Trask, of Hampton, NH, formerly of Andover, Massachusetts, died on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at Penacook Place in Haverhill. She was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on May 13, 1927 the daughter of the late Harold and Alice (Dusault) Loring. Alma was employed for 20 years with Western Electric in North Andover and later at family owned Andover House of Carpets. She also worked at The Greenery in Hampton as a Design Display Person. She was a member of St. Augustine Church until 1979 when after moving to Hampton she became a member of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church. Alma loved animals, gardening around her home,…

  • Dover

    Anne Walsh-McGonigle 1/29/2012 Andover, MA / Staten Island, NY / Somerset, NJ / Mount Vernon, NY / North Andover, MA

    Anne Walsh-McGonigle, age 47, beloved wife of James McGonigle and beloved mother of Shane Michael, Sean Patrick and Mikaela Anne, passed away on January 29th after a prolonged and courageous battle with breast cancer. Anne lived in Andover, Massachusetts, since 1988. She was preceded in death by her mother, Catherine Walsh. She is survived by her husband; James McGonigle, her children; Shane, Sean and Mikaela, her father; Michael Robert of Andover, sister; Mary Kate of Somerset, New Jersey, brother; Michael of Mount Vernon, New York, sister; Cathleen of Mansfield, sister; Colleen of Wilmington, Delaware and brother, Terrance of Methuen and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and colleagues. She…

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    Ruth C. (Larkin) Silva 1/30/2012 Gloucester, MA

    GLOUCESTER: Ruth C. (Larkin) Silva, 89, died Monday, January 30, 2012, in the Golden Living Center. She was the wife of the late Jule A. Silva, who was killed during World War II. Born in Rockland, Maine on April 28, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Fenwick M. and Anna A. (Gammon) Larkin. Mrs. Silva worked for twenty-six years at G.T.E. Sylvania in Danvers before her retirement in 1987. She was also a member of the Quarter Century Club, the Beverly Senior Citizens and St. Peter’s Church in Beverly. She is survived a son and daughter-in-law, J. Peter, Sr. and Geraldine F. (Allen) Silva; two grandsons, Joel Peter…

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    Louise M. MacNeil, 89

    Louise M. (Dluznieska) MacNeil, age 89, wife of Raymond MacNeil of Danvers, died Sunday evening at the Kaplan Family Hospice House. View Full Information → Louise M. MacNeil, 89

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    Actor Ian Abercrombie, played Elaine’s boss on ‘Seinfeld,’ dies at 77

    LOS ANGELES – Ian Abercrombie, 77, the British character actor who played Elaine’s demanding boss, Mr. Pitt, on "Seinfeld," died Thursday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said his friend Cathy Lind Hayes. He suffered complications of kidney failure and recently had been diagnosed with lymphoma. read more View Full Information → Actor Ian Abercrombie, played Elaine’s boss on ‘Seinfeld,’ dies at 77

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    Lawrence F. Pender

    PRINCETON — Lawrence F. Pender, 82, of Ball Hill Rd., died at his home Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, after an illness. He was born in Worcester, the son of Thomas J. and Margaret (Guilfoyle) Pender, and lived in Princeton for more than 40 years. read more View Full Information → Lawrence F. Pender