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    Merrill Bennett Greaves, 72

    SALEM — Merrill Bennett Greaves Sr. of Salem, died Thursday morning, November 29, 2012, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers, following a brief, but courageous battle with lung cancer. View Full Notice → Merrill Bennett Greaves, 72

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    Ruth A. Parkinson

    STERLING – Ruth A. (Stuart) Parkinson, 95, formerly of Clinton Road, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Oakdale Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in West Boylston. Born in Sterling, Ruth was the daughter of John A. and Anna M. (Ziegler) Stuart and lived most of her life in Sterling.   read more View Full Notice → Ruth A. Parkinson

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    Frank Fisichelli 12/4/2012

    Frank Fisichelli second generation owner and operator of Fisichelli’s Pastry Shop passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, December 4th, 2012, holding hands with his loving and devoted daughter Nina. Born in Lawrence on February 4th, 1927 to Orazio and Lena (Gallo) Fisichelli, Frank was educated in the Lawrence Public Schools and left the Lawrence High School Class of 1945 in February to enlist in the Navy and served on the USS Topeka based in San Diego during World War II. Upon completing his military obligations Frank went to work for Modern Pastry in Boston’s North End and completed a three month cake decorating course at Wilton’s in Chicago…

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    Albert Henrie

    Albert J. “Al” Henrie, 73, of 47 Pelley Street, Gardner died peacefully in his sleep Sunday, December 2, 2012 in his residence, following complications from diabetes. Born in St. Paul N.B. Canada on December 18, 1938 he was the son of the late Donat and Marie (Leger) Henrie. Albert owned and operated his siding and roofing company for more than half of his lifetime when he retired. He was a member of St. Martins Church in Otter River. He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 747 of Gardner, the Trout Club, the Beagle Club and the Deep Sea Club. Albert enjoyed fishing, watching game shows…

  • New Bedford

    Rosalie A. Tarini 12/4/2012 New Bedford, MA

    Rosalie A. (Pineau) Tarini, 72, of New Bedford died Tuesday December 4, 2012 at Hathaway Manor Extended Care Facility. She was the wife of Ramon P. Tarini. Born in Acushnet, the daughter of the late Leo and Marie Emilia (Bellefleur) Pineau, she lived in New Bedford for most of her life. She was a communicant of St. Lawrence Church. Rosalie worked for many years at the Aerovox Corporation. She enjoyed bowling at the Bowlmor Lanes. She received much joy from her family life. Survivors include her husband; a son, Carlo D. Tarini and his wife Diane DiNardo of Beverly; two sisters, Ricci Pineau of Santa Cruz, CA, and Muriel Morris…

  • Franklin

    Marsha L. (Thissen) Cadogan 11/28/2012 Franklin, MA

    FRANKLIN—Marsha L. (Thissen) Cadogan 68, of Franklin, died Wednesday November 28, 2012 at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, following an illness. Born March 13, 1944 in Boston, a daughter of the late David R. and Marian (Ramhofer) Thissen, she was a resident of Franklin for many years. She was raised and educated in the local area and also attended Framingham State College. She was the former dispatcher for the town of Franklin’s police & fire department. She also worked as a receptionist at Hair Mania in Franklin. Marsha loved spending time with her family, all animals, trips to Maine and her beloved pugs Belle & Bridget. She will be remembered…

  • Natick

    Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Ward 11/30/2012 Natick, MA

    NATICK: Mary Elizabeth “Betty” (Major) Ward, 86, died peacefully on Friday, November 30, 2012 with her loving daughter, grandchildren and one great-grandson at her side at the Metrowest Medical Center in Natick following a period of declining health. She was born in Boston on July 5, 1926 the daughter of the late Edwin Major and Lillian (Fitch) Major. Betty is survived by her devoted daughter and best friend, Mary E. “Snooky” Ward and her husband Sergio Klimowicz of Natick. She was the grandmother of Jeanne L. McDade of Webster, Gary P. Ward of Thompson, CT and Mary E. Napoli and her husband Michael of Hopkinton. Also survived by her beloved…

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    Kypros Christoforou, 80

    Worcester — Kypros Christoforou, 80, of Worcester and formerly of Salem, fell asleep with the Lord on December 3, 2012, at the Knollwood Nursing Center, Worcester. View Full Notice → Kypros Christoforou, 80

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    Irene M. (Menihane) Lavin 12/5/2012 Methuen, MA / Waterville, ME

    Irene M. (Menihane) Lavin, 96, a resident of Methuen, Massachusetts, and Waterville, Maine passed away on Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at Lakewood Nursing Home in Waterville, Maine, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 31, 1916 in Boston, Massachusetts to the late James and Bridget (Kennedy) Menihane. Irene was a graduate of St. Rita’s grammar school, St. Mary’s high school (class of 1934) and Lowell State Teachers College (class of 1938). She worked as an elementary school teacher in Wilmington, MA, Hooksett, NH and for over thirty years at the Corliss School in Methuen, retiring in 1976. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the…

  • Marshfield

    Marilyn A. Campbell 12/2/2012 Marshfield, MA

    Campbell, Marilyn A. (Sabine) of Marshfield, passed away on December 2, 2012 at the age of 85. Beloved wife of the late Clifford Campbell. Loving mother of Cynthia Campbell of Norwell, Judith Campbell of Taunton, Karen Campbell of Norwell and Nancy Campbell of North Carolina. Loving grandmother of Candice and Brian Hayes. Great grandmother of 3. Daughter of the late Ernest C. and Jennie (Allen) Sabine. Dear sister of Ernest and Veozora. Marilyn graduated from Brockton High School. She attended Nursing school at New England Deaconess Hospital. Marilyn was a nurse at Jordan Hospital as well as at Dr. James Browning’s office in Plymouth and Dr. William Nevel’s office in…

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    Dante “Butch” Tiberio, 76

    Fremont, N.H. — Dante “Butch” Tiberio, 76, formerly of Methuen, passed away November 29, 2012 at his home in Fremont, following a long illness. View Full Notice → Dante “Butch” Tiberio, 76

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    Irene M. (Menihane) Lavin 12/5/2012

    Irene M. (Menihane) Lavin, 96, a resident of Methuen, Massachusetts, and Waterville, Maine passed away on Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at Lakewood Nursing Home in Waterville, Maine, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 31, 1916 in Boston, Massachusetts to the late James and Bridget (Kennedy) Menihane. Irene was a graduate of St. Rita’s grammar school, St. Mary’s high school (class of 1934) and Lowell State Teachers College (class of 1938). She worked as an elementary school teacher in Wilmington, MA, Hooksett, NH and for over thirty years at the Corliss School in Methuen, retiring in 1976. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the…

  • Auburn

    Walter C. Hamilton, 98 12/5/2012 Auburn, MA

    Auburn – Walter C. Hamilton, 98, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at the Life Care Center of Auburn. The obituary will be posted soon. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Monday, Dec. 10, from 10-11 a.m. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery. To leave a message of condolence, please click link below. View Full Notice → Walter C. Hamilton, 98 12/5/2012 Auburn, MA

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    Barbara (Hartley) Seltzer 12/4/2012 West Roxbury, MA

    SELTZER, Barbara (Hartley) of West Roxbury, December 4 , 2012. Beloved wife for 39 years of Richard W. Jr. Devoted Mother of Robert and his wife Stacey of NY, Heather and her partner Jennifer Moon of NY, Michael and Timothy of West Roxbury. Loving Grandmother of Adela and Lila. Sister of Jane Carew, Elynor Harrington, Charles Hartley, and the late Ann Hartley and Sgt. Robert J. Hartley U.S. Army killed in action Vietnam. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Daughter of the late Mary and Charles Hartley. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Friday, December 7th. at 9 am, followed by a…

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    Margaret C. Slathe 12/4/2012 Quincy, MA / S. Boston, MA

    Slathe, Margaret C. (Hanrahan) of Quincy, raised in S. Boston, passed away December 4, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Robert B. Slathe. Loving mother of Elaine M. Joyce of Quincy, and the late Robert E. “Bob” Slathe. Sister of William Hanrahan of S. Boston, and Edward Hanrahan of Plymouth. Cherished grandmother of Brian and David Joyce of Quincy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Margaret’s passions in life were her family and education. She was a graduate of The Gate of Heaven High School in S. Boston and Teacher’s College at Boston State. She began her teaching career in the Boston Public School System and retired in 1990…

  • Pembroke

    Bernard J. Moran 12/4/2012 Pembroke, MA

    Bernard J. Moran, of Pembroke, formerly of Dorchester, passed away after a long illness on December 4, 2012. He was 44 years old. Beloved husband of Kim Marie (Rayne) Moran.Cherished father of Daniel P. Moran of Hyde Park, Stephen P. Moran of Pembroke, and Jordan E. Moran of Pembroke. Loving Son of the late Bernard G. and Mary Theresa (Dunne) Moran. Son in law of Michael K. Rayne and Eileen F. Rayne of Quincy. Brother in law of Michael K. Rayne of Quincy, Stephen Rayne of Quincy, and James Rayne and his wife Wendy of Westport. Brother of Mary T. Moran and her fiance Michael Joyce of Wilmington, Bernadette and…

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    Joyce T. Pichard 11/27/2012 Taunton, MA

    All services for Ms. Pichard will be private. Arrangements are under the care of Taunton Funeral Home 8 Crapo St. Taunton, Massachusetts View Full Notice → Joyce T. Pichard 11/27/2012 Taunton, MA

  • New Bedford

    Henry A. Gonsalves 12/4/2012 New Bedford, MA

    Henry A. Gonsalves, 64, of New Bedford died Tuesday December 4, 2012 at Our Lady’s Haven. Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the late Henry Gonsalves and Emily (Costa) Lague. Henry was employed as a cab driver for Yellow Cab for many years. He is survived by his siblings, Donna Souza, Theodore Boruta, Nancy Durant, and Bonnie Fitts; and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Dennis, Bruce, Steven, and Adam Boruta. His Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 11 AM in the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visiting hours…

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    Frank Fisichelli 12/4/2012 Lawrence, MA / North Andover, MA

    Frank Fisichelli second generation owner and operator of Fisichelli’s Pastry Shop passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, December 4th, 2012, holding hands with his loving and devoted daughter Nina. Born in Lawrence on February 4th, 1927 to Orazio and Lena (Gallo) Fisichelli, Frank was educated in the Lawrence Public Schools and left the Lawrence High School Class of 1945 in February to enlist in the Navy and served on the USS Topeka based in San Diego during World War II. Upon completing his military obligations Frank went to work for Modern Pastry in Boston’s North End and completed a three month cake decorating course at Wilton’s in Chicago…

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    Grace E. Vozella 12/4/2012 Franklin, MA

    Grace E. (Morrisroe) Vozella, 94, of Franklin died December 4 in the Medway Country Manor. She was the wife of the late Harry W. Vozella, who died in 2010. Mrs. Vozella had lived in Franklin for over 60 years. She was a graduate of Notre Dame Academy and Emmanuel College. Mrs. Vozella had been the office manager for Camger Chemical Company for many years. Grace loved to go out to dinner and dancing with her husband. She also loved people and enjoyed talking to everyone. A devout Catholic she was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church. She is survived by her children, Anne Marie Matteson and her husband Joseph of…

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    Darwin Morse Shortsleeve, 86 12/5/2012 Auburn, MA / Framingham, MA

    Darwin Morse Shortsleeve, 86, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at the Life Care Center of Auburn. He was the husband of the late Ann V. (Castagnetti) Shortsleeve. He was born in Burlington, VT, son of Rosamond (Huntley) and Howard Shortsleeve. Darwin was an Eagle Scout, graduate of Wentworth and Northeastern University, and served in the Navy on the battleship North Carolina during WWII. He was an engineer for Algonquin Gas Company. Darwin is survived by a brother, Dane Shortsleeve of Ormond Beach, FL; a sister, Roz Gullbrand, of Maine and Florida; and many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at 10 am…

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    William B. “Inky” Enwright 12/4/2012 Chelsea, MA

    ENWRIGHT, William B. “Inky”- Of Malden, December 4th. Beloved father of William M. Enwright and his wife Cherylle of Saugus. Brother of Malcolm Bennett of Malden and the late Michael Enwright and Claire Jones. Also lovingly survived by his granddaughters Abigail and Anna and their grandmother Patricia Enwright. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Joseph’s Church, 770 Salem Street, MALDEN on Saturday, December 15th at 10 o’clock. Committal Services are private. Born in Medford, a lifelong Malden resident and United States Navy Veteran, William at 75 years of age, passed away at the Life Care Center of Stoneham early Tuesday morning. Retiring…

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    Katherine DiMarzio 12/5/2012 Canton, MA

    Katherine G. DiMarzio age 95 of Canton passed away December 5th at the Norwood Hospital. Born and raised in Hyde Park, she attended Boston Schools and has lived in Canton for the last 55 years. She was an avid bingo player and enjoyed spending time at the Canton Senior Center. She was a devoted house wife and mother and worked as a Seamstress. Beloved wife of the late Victor P. Mother of the late Paula Donlan & Helen Smart. Sister of Anna Gangemi of Hyde Park, Sister Lourdette Gangemi OP of S. Boston, Peter Gangemi of Sandwich and the late Frank, Joseph, Charlie, Tony, Sam & Esther. Grandmother of Michelle…

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    Ruth A. (Nelson) Ljungberg, 96 12/4/2012 Holden, MA

    Holden – Ruth A. (Nelson) Ljungberg, 96, died peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Notre Dame Long Term Care Center, Worcester with her family by her side. She was born in Cambridge, MA, daughter of Selma A. (Berg) and Henry Nelson. She graduated from Somerville High School and Burdett Business College and worked as a secretary in Boston. She is survived by her son, Charles H. Ljungberg of Holden and his wife, Joanne; four grandchildren Kristin Ljungberg Babigian, Erik Ljungberg, Mark Ljungberg and David Ljungberg; seven great grandchildren; a sister, Alice E. Heller of Biglerville, PA; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 59 years,…

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    Julie T. Mogel, 54

    Altoona, Fla. — Julie, beloved daughter, sister, aunt and friend, died peacefully in her sleep on Friday morning, November 30, 2012, after a lengthy illness. View Full Notice → Julie T. Mogel, 54

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    Lawrence A. Cody 12/3/2012 Marshfield, MA

    Cody, Lawrence A. of Marshfield, passed away on December 3, 2012 at the age of 75. Beloved husband of the late Marilyn (Dill) Cody. Loving father of Paul Kearns and his wife Patty of Marshfield. Loving grandfather of Alison, Jeff and Tyler. Son of the late Lawrence A. and Priscilla E. (O’Brien) Cody. Lawrence graduated from Quincy High School. He was an iron worker in the union. Visiting hours will be held at the MacDonald Funeral Home, 1755 Ocean St. Rte 139 in Marshfield on Friday, December 7, 2012 from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral from the funeral home on Saturday, December 8 at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral…

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    Linda Robichaud

    Linda J. (White) Robichaud, 65, of 6 Charbonneau Street, Gardner died unexpectedly Monday, December 3, 2012 in her residence. Born in Fitchburg on September 5, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Joseph A. and Louise (DeGagne) White. Linda was a greeter at Cruisers Malt Shoppe in Gardner and loved spending time there. She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, Gardner. Linda loved spending time with her family and grandchildren. She enjoyed taking day trips with her sisters. She loved to make people smile, so each holiday she dressed up in costume and spent time visiting people in the hospital. She would also dress…

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    Nicolas Koyanu 12/5/2012 Worcester, MA

    Nicolas Koyanu, 85, of Worcester died Wednesday, December 5th in UMASS Memorial Medical Center – University Campus. He leaves his wife of 45 years, Margareta (Hagianis) Koyanu; a sister, Andronia Patriquin of Halifax, Nova Scotia; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was born in Romania the son of John and Maria (Melissartos) Koyanu. Nicolas was a member of St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Mr. Koyanu owned and operated A1 Pizza in Worcester with his wife, Margareta for many years. His funeral is Monday, December 10th from O’CONNOR BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 592 Park Avenue with a service at 10:00 AM in St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 102 Russell Street. Burial…