• Fall River

    OBITUARIES 12-2-12

    Audette, Lillian V., 91, Fall River Berryman, Muriel C., 65, Fall River Brouillard, Joseph F. Jr., 61, Westport Laliberte, Yolande B., 93, Fall River Lamoureux, Frederic, 83, Swansea Leone, Paul John, 84, Somerville Medeiros, Eugene A., 70, Westport Paska, Daniel J., 88, Somerset Vukasin, Peter N., Rehoboth   View Full Notice → OBITUARIES 12-2-12

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    Jeanette Frances Rivers 11/30/2012 Reading, MA

    Jeanette Frances Rivers of Reading passed away peacefully in her home on Friday November 30, 2012. Jeanette was the beloved wife of the late Franklin M. Rivers. She was the devoted mother of David Rivers and his wife Diane of Trumbull, Connecticut, Paul Rivers and his wife Dorothy of Melrose, Stephen Rivers and his wife Arlene of Dracut, Edward Rivers of Reading and Alexandra Maguire of North Reading. She was the cherished grandmother of Sara Fowler and her husband Dave of Connecticut, Austin Rivers of Connecticut, Bryon Rivers and his wife Erica of Amesbury, Heidi Ware and her husband Greg of San Francisco, Taylor McVeigh Rivers and her husband Dave…

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    Joseph A. Medeiros 11/30/2012 Taunton, MA

    TAUNTON – Joseph A. Medeiros, son of the late James and Bella V. (Vaz) Medeiros, died at Brigham & Women’s Hospital on Nov. 30. 2012. He was 57. Born, raised and educated in Taunton, Joe was a 1973 graduate of Coyle & Cassidy High School. Employed by Trucchi’s Supermarkets, he worked in the Tremont St. store for the past forty years. Joe was a communicant of St. Andrew the Apostle Church, and an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan. Survivors include three brothers, James F. Medeiros and his wife Dianne of Sandwich, Paul E. Medeiros and his wife Donna of Atlanta, GA, and Edward G. Medeiros of Taunton; and several…

  • Waltham

    Josephine Ravesi

    Of Waltham died peacefully, Friday, November 30, 2012 at the Newton-Wellesley Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was 84. Born in Boston of May 24, 1928, to the late Thomas and Catherine (Randazzo) Ravesi, she was a life-long resident of Waltham. She was a graduate of Waltham High School and Bentley College where she earned her degree in Accounting. She worked for many as the treasurer of Waltham Grinding Wheel before retiring in 1990. Josephine loved following all of the Boston area sports teams, especially the Red Sox. In her spare time she enjoyed going to Bingo and playing cards. She most of all enjoyed going out with her many…

  • Natick

    Andrew J. Lane 11/30/2012 Natick, MA / Framingham, MA / Osterville, MA

    FRAMINGHAM and OSTERVILLE: Andrew J. Lane, a retired home builder, died peacefully on Friday evening, November 30, 2012. He was 81. Andy was surrounded by his wife of 56 years, Carolyn (Colburn) Lane, their three children and many other family members throughout his last days. Born, raised and educated in Natick, he was one of John J. and Margaret (Kennedy) Lane’s twelve children. He served with the Army National Guard right out of high school and was called to active duty during the Korean War. Upon his return to Natick, he worked building houses with his brothers while attending Brandeis University. Shortly thereafter he founded the A.J. Lane companies, which,…

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    Peggy Wisniewski, 83

    Yarmouthport — Margaret M. (Peggy) Wisniewski of Heatherwood, formerly of Rio Verde, Ariz. and Westborough, died on November 26 at the age of 83. View Full Notice → Peggy Wisniewski, 83

  • Marshfield

    Gilbert Leo Burns 11/27/2012 Marshfield, MA

    Gilbert Leo Burns, 84, passed November 27 at Southwood Nursing Home in Norwell with his wife of 55 years, Phyllis Leonard Burns, at his side. He was the beloved father of Jennifer Bosch and her husband, Fritz, of Medford and Stephen Gilbert Burns and his wife, Joan, of Paris, France. He had two grandchildren, Allison Burns of Pittsburgh and Christopher Stephen Burns of Washington D.C., and he was the beloved uncle of seven nieces and nephews who live in New York, Washington D.C. Florida, California and Arizona. Their beloved son, Daniel, died in 1991. His first wife Ellen died in 1956. Born in White Plains, New York, he graduated from…

  • Weymouth

    Beatrice E. Perry 11/30/2012 Weymouth, MA

    BEATRICE E. (NEAGLE) PERRY, a Weymouth resident for the past 65 years, formerly of Cohasset, passed away on Friday, Nov. 30th, 2012 at her home at the age of 91. She was born in Cohasset and was an Employee Relations Assistant for the National Labor Relations Board in Boston for 18 years, retiring in 1995. She attended Sacred Heart Church in Weymouth for over 66 years and enjoyed playing bridge and spending time with her family. She was the wife of the late George B. Perry and mother of George W. Perry and John B. Perry both of Plymouth, Robert J. Perry of Bakersfield, CA, Ellen J. Baker and Susan…

  • Rochester

    Arlene M. Fuller 12/1/2012 Rochester, MA

    Arlene M. (DeMoranville) Fuller, 85, of Rochester died December 1, 2012 at Beth Israel Hospital. She was the wife Maurice A. Fuller, Jr. Born and raised in Lakeville, the daughter of the late Oscar and Ida (Westgate) DeMoranville, she lived in Rochester most of her life. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, crocheting and spending time with her grandchildren. Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Nancy J. Fuller of Bradford, VT; a sister, Martha Vigers of Lakeville; 6 grandchildren, Rebecca Guaraldo, Jared Fuller, Gregory Hookway, Kate Stallmann, Abby Hookway and Rachel Hookway; 4 great-grandchildren, Megan Guaraldo, Ethan Fuller, Cole Fuller and Lucas Fuller; and several nieces and nephews. She was the mother…

  • Weston

    Miriam P. Hall-Wunderlich 10/24/2012 Wayland, MA / Weston, MA

    MIRIAM P. HALL-WUNDERLICH, 72, of Cambridge formerly of Wayland and Weston died peacefullyon October 24, 2012. Daughter of the late John G. and Miriam P. (Littlefield) Brooks, she is survived by her husband Thomas M. Wunderlich of Cambridge, son Ayres Stiles-Hall, his wife Kristin Stiles-Hall and their children Henry and Ella of Concord, son, Benjamin Cooley Hall and his wife Stacy Cristo and their daughter Ren of Providence, and step son Max Wunderlich of San Francisco andher former husband, Ayres Hall of Shutesbury.. Sister of Dr. John G. (Dr. Christina L) Brooks of Sunapee, NH and Vero Beach, FL, Christopher R. Brooks (Louisa Williams) of West Tisbury; Sarah H. Brooks…

  • Wellesley

    Paul John Maccini 11/30/2012 Wellesley, MA

    MACCINI, Paul John. Of Wellesley, November 30, 2012. Retired Detective, Wellesley Police Department. Beloved husband of the late Adelaide M. (Battaglia). Loving son of the late John and Mary Maccini. Devoted father of Robert and his wife Kristen of Cumberland, RI, Paula and her late husband Frank Mirabito of Wellesley, Linda and her husband Gabriel of Wellesley, and Catherine and her husband Christopher of Wayland. Cherished Grandfather of Ian and Cate Maccini, Griffyd, Dyllan, and Lily Cole, and Brennan and Reece Davies. Brother of Victor and his wife Alice Maccini of Wellesley and of the late Anne and her husband John Ferdenzi, Margaret and her husband John Antonio, Peter and…

  • Webster

    Marino A. Zordan 12/1/2012 Webster, MA

    WEBSTER – Marino A. Zordan, 87, formerly of Myrtle Avenue, died peacefully in his sleep Saturday, December 1, 2012 in Parsons Hill Nursing & Rehab Center, Worcester. His wife of 55 years, Mary A. (Kralik) Zordan, died in 1999. He leaves 2 daughters, Linda L. Ready and her husband Timothy of Salem and Mary Jane Standrowicz and her husband Peter of North Oxford; 7 grandchildren, Linda Russo, Donald and Daniel Zordan, Jeffery Standrowicz and his wife Jodi, Gwen Carelli and her husband Steven, James Ready and his wife Jennifer, and Christopher Ready; 9 great-grandchildren, Christina, Sean, Michael, David, Luke, Zachary, Amelia, Cora and Maren; a great-greatgranddaughter Hailey; a sister-in-law, Madeline…

  • Wayland

    Rose Marie Rodgers 11/19/2012 Weston, MA / Wayland, MA

    Weston: Rose Marie Rodgers passed from this world on November 19, 2012. She was 85 and lived in Weston from 1959 until her death. Born Rose Marie Alice Else von Redern on the Kupferhammer in Brackwede, Germany on July 21, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Isa and Joachim von Redern and the sister of the late Hans Gert von Redern. Following her graduation from Heidelberg University, she worked in Paris and Frankfurt before immigrating to Montreal in 1953. There she met the late Charles R. Rodgers, whom she married and moved to Weston with in 1959. She and Charles were avid tennis players for more than 30…

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    Donald J. Moreton Sr. 12/1/2012 Taunton, MA

    In Taunton, December 1, 2012 Donald J. Moreton Sr., age 69 passed away in Morton Hospital following a lengthy illness while surrounded by his loving family. Donald is survived by his loving wife Mary (Dowling) Moreton of 46 years. He was born in Philidelphia, PA, the son of the late Gabriel & Mary (Conway) Moreton. Donald was educated in PA schools and a graduate of Johnson & Wales College. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era. Donald was employed as a truck driver and mail carrier for the Postal Service. He was a member of the Taunton Rifle & Pistol Club, the NRA and he…

  • New Bedford

    Ryan Joseph Bergeron 11/30/2012 New Bedford, MA / New Bedford, MA

    Ryan Joseph Bergeron, age 35, died unexpectedly Friday, November 30 in New Bedford. He was the loving husband of Rebecca (Friedman) Bergeron of New Bedford and their daughter Abigail M. Bergeron. Ryan was survived by his mom Carol and her husband Bob Theroux, his father Dennis and his wife Pam Bergeron, his grandparents: Simone and Napoleon Jacques and Jean Bergeron, a sister: Amy Jean Aupperlee; his father-in-law Marc Friedman, a stepsister: Kimberly Masters-Baker, a stepbrother: Kevin Masters, and his sister-in-laws: Arielle and her husband Bob, Amanda and Lara. Mr. Bergeron was born in Hartford, Connecticut, son of Carol (Jacques) Theroux of Hartford, Ct and Dennis Bergeron of Hartford, Ct. Ryan…

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    Marie A. (Callahan) Rooney 11/29/2012 Framingham, MA / Wayland, MA

    FRAMINGHAM: Marie A. (Callahan) Rooney, 88, died on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at the Metrowest Medical Center in Framingham. She was born in Waltham on December 9, 1923 the daughter of the late Thomas J. Callahan and Mary (Brannelly) Callahan. Mrs. Rooney was the devoted wife for 57 years of the late Alfred Aloysius Rooney who died on March 7, 2006. She was the loving mother of Philip Rooney and his wife Patricia of Framingham; Maureen Rooney of Natick; Barbara Connery and her husband Walter of Framingham and Deborah Matthews and her husband William of Rochester, Vermont. Beloved grandmother of Cara Trowp and her husband Nate of Arlington, VA; Conor…

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    Richard P. Campana Sr., 76

    Bradenton Beach, Fla. — Richard P. Campana Sr. died unexpectedly at his home in Bradenton. He was born and raised in Danvers and graduated from Danvers High School. View Full Notice → Richard P. Campana Sr., 76

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    Doris M. Magiera

    PALMER – Doris M. (Dudek) Magiera, 84, died at home Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. Born in Monson, daughter of Zygmunt and Rose (Gwiazda) Dudek, Doris grew up in Webster with eight brothers and sisters. read more View Full Notice → Doris M. Magiera

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    Wilfred Joseph Beauparlant Jr., 69

    Newburyport — Will J. Beauparlant, 69, husband of Carol J. (Fanaras) Beauparlant, passed away peacefully at his home on Nov. 30, 2012 surrounded by his friends and family after a two-year battle with cancer. He was a fighter right to the very end. Born in Newburyport on Sept. 4, 1943, he was the son of Ora L. Beauparlant and the late Wilfred J. Beauparlant. View Full Notice → Wilfred Joseph Beauparlant Jr., 69

  • Brockton

    Jacques Lomba 11/28/2012 Brockton, MA / Brockton, MA

    Jacques Lomba (52) of Brockton died Nov 28th in the Boston Medical Center as a result of an accident in Brockton. He was born in Dakar, Senegal Son of the late Augusto and Laura (Goncalves) Da Lomba. He was known for riding his bike in the Brockton area and also being helpful to all. He is survived by his loving companion Elizabeth Santiago, his Brothers Joseph Goncalves of Brockton, Georges, Henri, Roger Girodet all of France, his two Sisters Madeleine and Genevieve Girodet both of France. Funeral Services will be held in the Home of Funerarias Multi Culturel 238 Court St Brockton Wed. Dec. 5th at 9 am. Burial will…

  • Stoneham

    Maria Clara Fantasia 11/30/2012 Stoneham, MA / Winchester, MA

    Fantasia, Maria Clara (Testa)- of Reading formerly of Stoneham and Somerville Nov. 30th Beloved wife of the late Goliardo Fantasia. Loving mother of Frank Fantasia and his wife Jane of Winchester and the late Leonard Fantasia. Dear grandmother of Mark and his wife Marybeth of Marlborough and Matthew and his wife Julia of Wellesley. Great grandmother of Andrew, Joseph, Sarah, William and Jonathan. Sister of the late Suzan, Andy, Anna, Joseph, Frank, Adalena, Nick, Henry, Renaldo and Palmina. Funeral from the Costello Funeral Home, 177 Washington St., Winchester on Tues. Dec. 4th at 9AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Patrick’s Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham at…

  • Somerville

    Imaculate C. “Margaret” Lifrieri 11/29/2012 Somerville, MA / Chelsea, MA / Boxborough, MA / Andover, MA

    Imaculata C. Lifrieri passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA with her daughters by her side. She was 91. Born in Chelsea, MA on December 11, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Cosimo and Vicenza Fantasia. Affectionately known as Margaret by family and friends, she was the beloved wife of the late Cesidio “Jesse” R. Lifrieri. Prior to his passing the shared 50 years of marriage. She is survived by her two daughters, Giuditta “Judy” and her husband James Houhoulis of Boxborough, Nancy and her husband James Patsios of Andover. She is a loving grandmother to William and Vincent Patsios, Anthony…

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    Sumner F. Davis, Jr. 12/1/2012 Andover, MA

    Sumner F. Davis, Jr., 74, of North Andover died Saturday, December 01, 2012 at the Academy Manor Nursing Home in Andover, surrounded by his loving family. Sumner, son of the late Sumner Sr. and Mildred (Pryor) Davis, was born in Andover on August 19, 1938. He graduated from Punchard High School in 1956. He was the Director of Product Development for Converse, Inc. in Wilmington, where he worked for over 35 years until his retirement in 1991. In his free time, Sumner enjoyed bowling, golfing, spending time at his second home in Alabama, and driving his convertible. He was also an avid Red Sox fan. He will be deeply missed…

  • Shrewsbury

    Maria L. (Alves) Vasconcelos 11/30/2012 Hudson, MA / Marlborough, MA / Shrewsbury, MA

    Hudson, MA Maria L. (Alves) Vasconcelos, 77, of Hudson, died on Friday, Nov. 30th at Wingate at Sudbury surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Abilio R. Vasconcelos who died in 2001. Maria was born and raised in Beca, Portugal, daughter of the late Acacio and Deolinda (Lage) Alves. She has resided in Hudson the past 42 plus years after moving from Portugal. She was employed for many years by the former Thomas Taylor and Son’s of Hudson. Maria took great pride in her family and especially enjoyed all the times she spent assisting with the care of her two loving grandchildren. She also…

  • Roslindale

    Foley Doris L. 11/29/2012 Milton, MA / Roslindale, MA

    Foley, Doris L. (Corbett) of Milton formerly of Roslindale November 29, 2012 beloved wife of the late Lt Col John F. Foley Sr. USMC and devoted mother of John F. Foley Jr.and his wife Carol of Holderness NH, Kenan R. Foley and his wife Stephanie of Milton and Richard J. Foley and his wife Margaret of Braintree. Loving grandmother of Kalinda Foley, Nichole Foley and Eric Foley and sister of the late Phyllis M. O’Brien. Funeral Monday December 3, 2012 at 9 AM from the Joseph Russo Funeral Home 814 American Legion Hwy (nr Cummins Hwy) ROSLINDALE followed by a Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church Roslindale at 10 AM.…

  • Easton

    D. Michael “Mike” Brophy 11/27/2012 Brockton, MA / Easton, MA

    D. Michael “Mike” Brophy age 68 of Easton, died Tuesday November 27, 2012 at Good Samaritan Medical Center after a brief illness. He was the devoted husband for 43 years of Judith M. (Lyons) Brophy. Born and raised in Brockton a son of the late Joseph and Helena (O’Connell) Brophy, Mike was a 1961 graduate of Brockton High School. Following High School he enlisted in the US Navy and served as a medical corpsman. For the past 27 years he had been a resident of Easton. Mike retired from the Town of Easton School Department after 20 years of service in the custodial department. Previously he had worked for many…

  • New Bedford

    Conrad D. Menard 11/30/2012 New Bedford, MA

    Conrad D. Menard, 72, of New Bedford died November 30, 2012 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Ernest and Corrine (Douval) Menard, he lived in New Bedford all of his life. Mr. Menard was formerly employed as a subcontractor in home improvements for many years until his retirement. He enjoyed fishing with his grandson Corey. Survivors include his companion, Bonnie E. Desrochers; 3 sons, Thomas Menard and Daniel Menard, both of Acushnet and David Menard of Wareham; a daughter, Donna Pacheco of Lakeville; 2 step-daughters, Joanna Cabral of New Bedford and Michelle Constant of Fall River; 3 sisters, Bernice…

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    Inez O. (Cardinal) Orsini, 99

    Ipswich — Inez O. (Cardinal) Orsini, 99, wife of the late Gerald E. Orsini II, died Tuesday evening, November 27, 2012, after a short illness. Born in Swampscott on October 13, 1913, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin C. and Teresa (Orsini) Cardinal. View Full Notice → Inez O. (Cardinal) Orsini, 99

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    Teri E. (Jacobson) Vecchione

    Newburyport, MA — Teri E. (Jacobson) Vecchione passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012 at Tewksbury Hospital. View Full Notice → Teri E. (Jacobson) Vecchione

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    Sol Johnson, Jr. 11/28/2012 Brockton, MA / Boston, MA

    Sol Johnson, age 76 of Brockton, died Wednesday Nov. 28, 2012. He was the devoted husband of Narumon (Khaosard) Johnson and father of Heath Johnson of Brockton. He was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama a son of the late Sol Johnson, Sr. and Lealer (Brown) Johnson and was raised in Pomeroy, Ohio. He had been a resident of Brockton since 1976. During the Vietnam era, Sol served in the US Army. Sol retired as a store manager of the Ames Department Store in Roxbury after 34 years of service with both Ames and Zayres Department stores. In his retirement, he opened Sol’s Café on Main Street in Brockton. He loved to…

  • Brockton

    Frederick A. White 11/29/2012 Brockton, MA

    Frederick A. White, age 84, of West Bridgewater, died Thursday, November 29, 2012, at the Good Samaritan Medical Center after a lengthy illness. He was the devoted husband of Barbara A. (Bowker) White for 52 years. Born in Brockton, a son of the late Frederick and Beatrice (Uzdavine) White, Fred attended Brockton schools. Fred was employed by the Taunton Raynham Greyhound Dog Track for many years before retiring several years ago. He served in the US Army during the post WWII occupation of Germany. He looked forward to his annual trips to Bermuda with his wife. In addition to his wife, Fred is survived by a brother-in-law Robert Bowker and…