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    Alexander T. Jarvie 11/28/2012 Quincy, MA

    Jarvie, Alexander T. of Quincy, died November 28, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy C. (Feeney) Jarvie. Loving father of Paul A. Jarvie and his wife Sharon Provost Jarvie of Quincy. Brother of the late Rita Jarvie, Donald Jarvie and Eileen Bacon. Cherished grandfather of Alex Jarvie of Braintree, Carolyn P. and Michael Jarvie both of Quincy. Alexander was born in Somerville and grew up in Everett. He lived in Charlestown for most of his life before moving to Quincy 13 years ago. He worked for the United States Post Service as a supervisor for 20 years before retiring in 1981. In his earlier years Alexander worked for Eastern…

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    Ernest E. Laventure 11/28/2012 New Bedford, MA

    New Bedford – Passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2012, Ernest E. Laventure, 91, of New Bedford. He was the widower of Marie Antoinette “Toni” (Laliberte) Laventure. Ernie was the son of the late Ernest E. Laventure and the late Mary “Molly” (Tripp) Laventure. He is survived by his son Ronald and his daughter-in-law Flora of North Dartmouth. Ernie also was Grandpop to Lori Laventure and Eddie Morris of Las Vegas, Nevada; Ricky & Christine laventure of East Freetown and Shari Allain of Fairhaven. He was the great-grandfather of Tanya Allain, Chace Allain, Michael Gadbois and Leanne Laventure. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War 2. He was employed…

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    Elizabeth Lawrence Van Meter 11/30/2012 Canton, MA / Sharon, MA

    Elizabeth Lawrence Van Meter, Of Sharon died November 30, 2012 at the age of 93. Beloved wife of 55 years to Reverend Dale L. Van Meter. Loving mother of Julia Wood of Sharon and Amelia Lydon of Gilmanton, NH and the late Laura Van Meter. Cherished grandmother of Hannah Wood Sykes and her husband, Jonathan of Columbia, MD, Dale Wood of Norton, Nicholas Lydon of Gilmanton, NH and Kevin Lyden of Mansfield and great grandmother of Christiana Sykes, Logan and Alisson Wood and Lyrah and Gabriel Lydon. Devoted daughter of the late Right Reverend William Appleton Lawrence, Bishop of the Diocese of Western Massachusetts and Hannah Wheelwright Cobb Lawrence. Dear…

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    Beverly A. Mercier

    HOLDEN – Beverly A. (Pease) Mercier, 69, of High Street in the Jefferson section of Holden, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 at UMass Memorial Healthcare – University Campus, Worcester. Bev was born in Worcester, daughter of Frederick and Florence (Safer) Pease, and lived in Holden since 1963. She was a 1961 graduate of Commerce High School. read more View Full Notice → Beverly A. Mercier

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    Giulia (Ardillo) Riggi, 88

    Salem, N.H. — Giulia (Ardillo) Riggi, age 88, of Salem, N.H., died Wednesday at Salemhaven Nursing Home, Salem, N.H. View Full Notice → Giulia (Ardillo) Riggi, 88

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    Patrick “Padraic” Walsh 11/29/2012 Quincy, MA / Squantum, MA

    Walsh, Patrick ‘Padraic” of Squantum formerly of Ballinrobe, Mayo, Ireland, died by suddenly on November 29, 2012. The beloved husband of the late Claire (Mannion) Walsh. Loving father of Brian Walsh and his wife Joanne, Brendan Walsh and his wife Julia, Julie Brady and her husband Brendan, Claire Kelly and her husband Patrick and Cindy Kerins, QPD and her husband Brian all of Squantum. Brother of John Walsh of England, Michael Walsh of Ireland, Brother Thomas Walsh, C.Ss.R. of Belfast, Ireland, Mary Hamrouge of England, Marcella Cheater of England, Breeda O’Malley of Ireland and Eileen McGuiness of England. Cherished Granddad of Erica, Brendan, Julia, Sinead, Deirdre, Mairead, Ronan, Niamh, Finn,…

  • New Bedford

    Conceicao Tavares 11/29/2012 New Bedford, MA / New Bedford, MA

    New Bedford – Conceicao Tavares, age 98, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Sacred Heart Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Manuel Tavares. Mrs. Tavares was the loving mother of Jose Tavares of New Bedford, Maria Pires of New Bedford, John Tavares of Salem, CT. and Aida Teixeira of Somerville, MA. Conceicao was the sister of Maria Lepore of Florida, Maria Azeredo and Merces Barbosa both of Somerville, MA. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Tavares was the daughter of the late Rosa (Fernandes) and the late Joao Mendes. She was born in Sao…

  • Milton

    Barbara Virginia “Ginny” Rooney 11/29/2012 Milton, MA

    Barbara Virginia “Ginny” Rooney of Wareham, formerly of Milton on November 29, 2012. Beloved daughter of the late Patrick J. & Mary T. (Long) Rooney. Sister of the late Kathleen L., John A., Mildred C., Mary Grace, Joseph P., James J. and Robert F. Rooney, J. Ruth Nestor, Rose E. Morgan and Helen J. Meagher. Survived and adored by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, great great nieces and nephews and most recently one great great great niece. Ginny most loved spending time with her family. Her generous and kind spirit will very much be missed by all. Visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower…

  • Franklin

    Matthew J. Quinlan 11/29/2012 Franklin, MA / Bellingham, MA

    Matthew J. Quinlan, 50, of Bellingham died Thursday, November 29, 2012 at the Milford Regional Medical Center after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was the beloved fiancé of Shirley Melanson of Franklin. Born in Norwood on September 20, 1962, he was the son of Bernard F. Quinlan of Framingham and the late Judith C. (Paton) Quinlan. Matthew was a longtime resident of Bellingham and graduated from Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School in Franklin. Matthew was the owner of Coverings, a wallpaper and painting business in the Franklin and Bellingham area, for many years. An avid outdoorsman, Matthew enjoyed hunting, fishing and deep-sea fishing. He also…

  • Dartmouth

    Martha S. Sullivan 11/30/2012 Dartmouth, MA

    Martha S. (Smith) Sullivan, 87, of Dartmouth died November 30, 2012 at home. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10 AM in St. Lawrence Church. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visiting hours Monday from 3-7 PM in the Saunders-Dwyer Home For Funerals, 495 Park St. New Bedford. For directions and guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com. View Full Notice → Martha S. Sullivan 11/30/2012 Dartmouth, MA

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    Rose (Nuccio) Amara, 83

    Formerly of Lynn MISSION HILLS, Calif. — Mrs. Rose (Nuccio) Amara, 83, died on Nov. 21 at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, Calif., after a lengthy illness. She was the beloved wife of Salvatore Amara for 49 years. View Full Notice → Rose (Nuccio) Amara, 83

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    Gail A. Hogan

    RED BLUFF, Calif. – Gail Ann (Lundbald)  Hogan, 73, died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Grass Valley, Calif. Born in Worcester, Gail was the daughter of Henry and Virginia Lundbald. She lived in Red Bluff, where she was an artist, avid gardener, seamstress, and a tournament poker player. She loved kayaking, snowmobiling and time with family. read more View Full Notice → Gail A. Hogan

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    Obituaries published week of Nov. 21

    Helen Garant Helen Garant, lifelong resident of Foxboro, died on Sunday morning, Nov. 18, 2012 after a courageous battle with breast cancer. She was the daughter of the late Jeanette & Thomas A. McKay, Sr. View Full Notice → Obituaries published week of Nov. 21

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    Rita Gauthier 11/30/2012 Bellingham, MA

    Rita Gauthier, 90, of Coderre Drive, Bellingham, died Friday, November 30, 2012 at home. She was the wife of the late Gerard Gauthier. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Elcee and Rose (Riendeau) Rainville. Rita had worked in various area mills but she was primarily a homemaker. She was also a Communicant of St. Theresa’s Church, Blackstone. She is survived by her four children, Marcel Gauthier and Irene Gauthier with whom she lived, Pauline Falardeau and her husband Ernest of Millville, and Rose Lapinski of Pawtucket, her sisters Cecile Cote of North Smithfield and Therese Laquerre of Woonsocket, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased…

  • Wilmington

    Robert A. Cotes 11/28/2012 Woburn, MA / Holden, MA / Portland, ME / Wilmington, MA

    Cotes, Robert A. Of Woburn, November 28, 2012. Beloved husband of Claire (Chessey) Cotes. Devoted father of Deanna Homoliski, and her husband Geoffrey of Holden, Lauren Campbell and her husband Scott of Woburn. Loving grandfather of Joel Robert & Molly Rose Homoliski. Brother of Cheryl Welch, and her husband John of ME. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at the McLaughlin – Dello Russo Funeral Home, 60 Pleasant St., WOBURN Saturday, December 8th at 5:00 pm. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Saturday 2 thru 5 PM. Interment will be private. It has been requested that in lieu…

  • Arlington

    Marie Donoghue

    Marie E., Donoghue, (Hurley) of Arlington November 24. Beloved daughter of Mary A.(Guarnotta ), Hurley and the late Thomas D. Hurley. Mother of Megan M. Donoghue and Mary A. Donoghue of Missoula, MT and Robert T. Ryan of Belmont. Sister of Steven M. Hurley and wife Renee D. Hurley of Arlington, Jean M. McCarthy of Somerville, Carol A. Murphy of Tewksbury and the late Anne M. Hurley . Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral services were private. If desired expressions of sympathy may be made in Marie’s memory to: The Claddagh Fund 82 Broadway , Suite 344 , Boston, MA 02110, [email protected] To send a condolence visit, devitofuneralhomes.com…

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    Edwin A. Cummings 11/29/2012 West Roxbury, MA

    CUMMINGS Edwin A. of West Roxbury Nov. 29, 2012. Dear son of the late Lawrence P. Sr. and his wife Mary C. (Rigney). Beloved brother of Lawrence P. Jr. and his wife Claire, Mary Lou, Joseph F. and his wife Margaret, James A. and his wife Marguerite and the late John J. Loving partner for 33 years Joseph A. Frongillo. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY on Monday Dec. 3rd. at 9am. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Theresa Church at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours Sunday 4-8pm. Relatives and friends invited. Interment private. U.S. Army…

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    Claire E. Bouton 11/28/2012 Quincy, MA

    Claire E. Bouton of N. Quincy, died peacefully on November 28, 2012, at the age of 88 after a long period of declining health. Beloved wife of the late Elden W. Bouton. Cherished mother of Paul E. Bouton and his wife Gail of Sharon, Rev. Thomas F. Bouton of St. Ambrose Parish, Dorchester, Jean M. Bouton of Quincy, and the late Robert H. Bouton. Loving grandmother of Martha Bouton of Sharon and Emily Bouton of Brighton. Daughter of the late Clarence and Mary Theall, Claire was born and educated in Boston. She was a graduate of St. Catherine’s School in Charlestown, Mount St. Joseph Academy in Brighton, and Simmons College…

  • Pembroke

    Paul J. Schneider 11/28/2012 Pembroke, MA

    Paul J. Schneider, 71, of Pembroke, died November 28 at Good Samaritan Hospital. Paul was a self employed Iron worker for over 30 years, retiring in 1995.Born and raised in Roxbury, he moved to Pembroke where he lived for over 45 years. He enjoyed traveling, vacationing in Maine and most of all he loved being around his family.He was the beloved husband of the late Ethel (Grunner) Schneider. He is survived by three daughters; Lisa Lingoes of Florida, Paula Bennes and her husband Eduard of Georgia, Sarah Schneider and her partner Paul Gilbrook, Jr. of Pembroke, and a son Erich Schneider and his wife Lisa of Maine. Paul is also…

  • Waltham

    Luigi Borrelli

    Of Watertown, died peacefully surrounded by his family, Thursday, November 29, 2012 at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston; he was 75. Luigi was born April 17, 1937 to the late Angelo and Filomena (Tortola) Borrelli in Miranda, Italy. He moved to Waltham, MA with his family as a young man for a short time before settling in Watertown in 1977. Mr. Borelli worked as a Laborer for many years and was a member of the Laborer’s Union Local 22 of Boston. In his spare time Luigi enjoyed gardening, taking his yearly trips to his home in Miranda, Italy, and most of all spending time with his family. He will…

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    Paul D. Nicosia, 64

    Formerly of Lynn WINTHROP — Paul D. Nicosia, 64, died suddenly at home on Nov. 4, 2012. He was the son of the late Anthony G. and Margaret E. (Barrett) Nicosia. Born in Lynn, he resided in Winthrop for the last 35 years. View Full Notice → Paul D. Nicosia, 64

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    Jennifer M. Lincoln 11/30/2012 Bridgewater, MA

    Bridgewater – Jennifer M. Lincoln 28 died Friday November 30 in Children’s Hospital, Boston after a lifelong illness. She was the beloved daughter of Michael and Gail (Nash) Lincoln of Bridgewater, formerly of Whitman. The Lincoln family would like to sincerely thank the caring doctors and 9 North nursing staff at Children’s Hospital for their care and support, and Nancy O’Neill and Kathryn Sepeck for the many years of continued gentle care given to Jennifer. A special thanks also for the nurses and staff of the Brockton Visiting Nurse Association. In addition to her loving parents Michael and Gail she is survived by her sister Tracey (Lincoln) Quinn and her…

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    Maria Correia 11/29/2012 Fall River, MA

    Maria Correia, age 82 passed away November 30, 2012. Born in Capalas, São Miguel, Açores, She was the daughter of the later Manuel and Francelina (Correia) Da Camara. Maria was a parishioner of Santo Christo Church. Her private funeral will take place Monday December 3, 2012 at 9:00 in the Manuel Rogers & Sons Funeral Home. Interment in St. Patrick Cemetery. View Full Notice → Maria Correia 11/29/2012 Fall River, MA

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    Phyllis Ann Downs, 90

    Essex — Phyllis Ann Downs, 90, of Cable Gardens, Ipswich and formerly of Walnut Park, Essex, died November 29, 2012 in the Seacoast Rehabilitation Center, Gloucester following her brief illness. Born in Winchester July 26, 1922 daughter of the late Edward F. and Phyllis (Cook) Downs, she was raised in Reading, a 1939 graduate of Reading public schools and of the Bryant Stratton School of Business. For twenty-five or more years she was employed as a secretary at the former Pilgrim Trust Bank in Boston. She was later employed as the office manager at her brother Howard Downs’ Northeast Ford Engines in Ipswich from which she retired in 1998. View…

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    Robert I. Sherblom

    PRINCETON/OCALA, Fla. — Robert Irving Sherblom, 82, of Ocala, Fla., formerly of Worcester and Princeton, died Nov. 3, 2012, at Legacy Home in Ocala after being stricken ill at home. He was born and raised in Worcester, the son of Arthur and Edna (Lane) Sherblom, and was a graduate of Doherty Memorial High School. read more View Full Notice → Robert I. Sherblom

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    Evelyn Patricia Waterhouse 11/28/2012 Salem, NH / So. Boston, MA

    Evelyn P. (Lewando) Waterhouse, 89, of Salem, NH died Wednesday, November 28th at Methuen Health & Rehab. Evelyn was born and educated in South Boston, MA the son of the late Catherine (Coughlin) and Felix Lewando. She graduated from Boston University and taught business courses at Salem High School. Evelyn was a member of St. Joseph Church, and the Salem Women’s Contemporary Club. She enjoyed knitting, golf, cooking and boating. She was predeceased by her husband William Waterhouse and her siblings Edward, Alfred, Catherine Roth, Vincent and Richard. She is survived by her children, William Waterhouse, Jr. and wife Sally of Lincoln, NH; Robert Waterhouse and wife Nancy of Haverhill,…

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    Father Kizito Thompson 11/28/2012 Spencer, MA

    Father Kizito Thompson, OCSO, a Trappist monk of St. Joseph’s Abbey, 167 North Spencer Road, died Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after an illness. Born Earl Anthony Thompson in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1940, he received a Masters of Divinity degree from St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, N.Y. He was ordained a priest in 1970. In 1978 he entered the Trappist monastery of St. Joseph’s Abbey in Spencer, professing his vows in 1980. He served the monastery as infirmarian, cellarer and porter. As well as his brothers at the Abbey, Father Kizito is survived by his sisters Louise Brown, Dolores Daymon, and Gilda J. Patterson, and his…

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    Anthony P. Damigella 11/28/2012 Quincy, MA

    Damigella, Anthony P. of Quincy, passed away November 28, 2012. Beloved husband of MaryAnn (Mazur) Damigella of Quincy. Loving father of Anthony S. Damigella and his wife Rosemary. Brother of Paul Damigella and his wife Paula of Quincy and the late Emily DiCarlo and Harry Damigella . Brother in law of Rev. Ronald Mazur of Florida. Anthony is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Anthony was born and early raised in Holliston. Life long resident of South Boston and Quincy. He worked as a painter for the Boston Housing Authority for 45 years before retiring in 1991. Anthony was devoted to his wife and family who will miss him…

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    Virginia E. “Ginny” (Stevens) Megson 11/27/2012 Bloomfield, CT / Wayland, MA

    BLOOMFIELD, CT: Virginia E. “Ginny” (Stevens) Megson, 94, formerly of Wayland, died peacefully on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT following a period of declining health. She was born in Waltham on February 1, 1918 the daughter of the late John F. Stevens and Ada M. (Doane) Stevens. Ginny was the beloved and devoted wife for 68 years of the late Robert F. “Bob” Megson who died in 2010. She was the loving mother of Cheri L. Harrington and her partner Mark Jardin of Vineyard Haven. She is also survived by her cherished granddaughter Alicia J. Van Neil and her husband Glenn Van Neil and…