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    Janet (Lapointe) Leach, 94

    Beverly — Janet D. (Lapointe) Leach, 94, formerly of Odell Ave., died Sunday, December 9, 2012, in the Blueberry Hill Healthcare Center following a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Harold M. Leach, Jr. View Full Notice → Janet (Lapointe) Leach, 94

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    Marion E. Davis

    STERLING – Marion E. (Morris) Davis, 79, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at the Life Care Center of Leominster after a long illness.  Marion was born in Sterling, the daughter of Elizabeth (Hoyt) and Harry Morris, and lived her entire life as part of the Sterling community. read more View Full Notice → Marion E. Davis

  • Marshfield

    Sally J. Carver 12/11/2012 Marshfield, MA

    Carver, Sally J. (Levangie) of Marshfield, passed away on December 11, 2012 at the age of 76. Beloved wife of the late Henry “Hank” Carver. Loving mother of John Carver and his wife Karin Kaczorowski of Marshfield, Robert Carver and his wife Cheryl of Andover, Nancy Carver and her husband Benjamin Murphy of Monson, Donna Nelson and her husband Marc of Carver, Kerrie Carver of Pembroke, Steven Carver of Marshfield and William Carver of Marshfield. Loving grandmother of Courtney, Chris, Haley, Benjamin, Kelley, Catherine, Madeline, Marc, Nicole, Jack and Steven Jr. Dear sister of Denis Levangie of Springfield, MO and the late Richard Levangie of Belfast, ME. Daughter of the…

  • Tewksbury

    James A. Benjamin 12/11/2012 Tewksbury, MA

    James A. Benjamin Retired Boston Edison Company Trainer TEWKSBURY: James A. Benjamin, age 72, a resident of Tewksbury for 19 years, previously of Somerville, passed away at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill on Tuesday, December 11, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Carol M. (DeYoung) Benjamin, who passed away on April 17, 2006. Born in Everett on July 5, 1940, he was the son of the late Earl C. Benjamin and the late Mary C. (Jeleniewski) Benjamin. Mr. Benjamin was raised in Cambridge. He attended St. Mary of the Annunciation Parochial Grammar School and graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1957. Mr. Benjamin later earned an…

  • Franklin

    Andrew G. “Andy” Ackerman 12/10/2012 Franklin, MA

    Franklin–Andrew “Andy” George Ackerman, 42, of Franklin MA., died unexpectedly Monday December 10, 2012. He was the son of the late Frederick W. Ackerman who passed away in 2001. Raised in Kingston, he attended Kingston Public Schools and graduated from Silver Lake Regional High School in 1989. He was employed as an HVAC technician at various companies throughout the South Shore. He is survived by his daughter, Leila Griffith and her partner Rob Frangieh, of Weymouth, his mother Mary L. (Dole) Ackerman, of Marlborough, and his sister Beth Anne Beard, and her husband William, of Hudson MA. He also is survived by a niece, Kathryne Ackerman-Beard of Hudson, an uncle,…

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    Gerald A. Galvin, 91

    Methuen — Gerald A. Galvin, 91, of Methuen died on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at The Nevins Nursing, Centre, Methuen. Mr. Galvin was born in Haverhill and was raised and educated in Haverhill and Lawrence. View Full Notice → Gerald A. Galvin, 91

  • Charlestown

    JOHN E. HOULIHAN 12/11/2012 Charlestown, MA

    John E. Houlihan, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, passed into eternal life on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 unexpectedly at his home in Charlestown. He was 81 years old. John was born in Boston on June 11, 1931, a son of the late James E. Houlihan and Lucy M. (Smith) Houlihan. He grew up in Charlestown where he attended Boston Public Schools and graduated from Charlestown High School in 1949. John worked for over 30 years with the City of Boston as a custodian in the Boston Public School system. John was a member of The Old Charlestown Schoolboys Association and was involved with the Charlestown Boys Club for many years.…

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    A. Brita Malmstrom, 94 12/11/2012 Holden, MA

    Obituary will be posted soon. Service Information: All are invited to a graveside service at 10:00 am at All Faiths Cemetery, 9 Island Road, Worcester, MA 01607. To leave a condolence message, please click link below. View Full Notice → A. Brita Malmstrom, 94 12/11/2012 Holden, MA

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    Robert J. Waugh, 75

    Employed 45 years at the GE LAKE MARY, Fla. — Robert J. Waugh, 75, beloved husband of Linda (Drew Pittington) Waugh, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in Lake Mary, Fla., after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. View Full Notice → Robert J. Waugh, 75

  • Fall River

    OBITUARIES: 12-12-12

    Bruneau, Evelyn J., 84, Jupiter, Fla. Dufresne, Albert R., 62, Fall River Gomes, Cisaltina, 91, New Bedford Perkins, Anne N., 102, Brewster View Full Notice → OBITUARIES: 12-12-12

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    Cynthia “Cindy Welch” Cimaglia, 81

    Peabody — Cynthia “Cindy Welch” (Terry) Cimaglia, 81, of Peabody, died early Monday morning at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington following a brief illness. She was the wife of the late John Cimaglia. View Full Notice → Cynthia “Cindy Welch” Cimaglia, 81

  • Marshfield

    Marjorie E. Urbani 12/12/2012 Marshfield, MA

    Urbani, Marjorie E. of Scituate, formerly of Brockton passed away on December 12, 2012 at the age of 98. Beloved wife of the late Francis Urbani. Loving mother of Lawrence Urbani and his wife Susan of Marshfield and Estero,FL, Robert Urbani of Plymouth and the late Francis Urbani. Loving grandmother of Robert Urbani, Beth Urbani, Gina Gallagher and her husband Brendan, Laura Urbani, Lisa Urbani and Michael Urbani and his wife Gina. Great grandmother of Brianna and Isabella Urbani. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Daughter of the late Morris and Ida (Curtis) Conrad. Marjorie was born in Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia on July 24, 1914. She attended Jamaica…

  • MARLBOROUGH

    Bayne W. Drown 12/11/2012 Natick, MA / Marlborough, MA / Athol, MA

    Bayne Wayland Drown, age 88, of Sudbury, formerly of Marlborough, Athol, and Natick, died on Monday morning, December 11, 2012. He was the devoted husband of Elizabeth A. “Betty” (Maxwell) Blinn Drown and the late Cora Mae (French) Drown. A loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, Bayne’s funeral will be held at the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street at Natick Common, Natick, on Saturday, Dec. 15th at 10:00a.m. Friends may visit with the family beginning at 9:00a.m. A complete obituary will follow on Thursday. View Full Notice → Bayne W. Drown 12/11/2012 Natick, MA / Marlborough, MA / Athol, MA

  • Beverly

    Robert L. Jackson, Sr. 12/11/2012 Beverly, MA / Salem, MA / Peabody, MA / Methuen, MA

    BEVERLY – Robert L. Jackson, 70, of Beverly, husband of Eileen (Cassidy) Jackson, died Tuesday evening, December 11, 2012, following a short illness. Born in Methuen on Oct. 11, 1942, he was the son of the late Harold and Mildred (Daly) Jackson. Bob lived in Salem and Peabody before settling in Beverly. A Vietnam era Army veteran, he served with HQ Company with the 2nd Medium Tank Battalion of the 67th Armored Regiment, served during the Cuban Missile Crisis and attained the rank of Specialist 5th Class. He worked for many years for Fox & Ginn trucking and retired as a letter carrier from the Beverly Post Office. A longtime…

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    Ralph L. Dumaine 12/11/2012 Worcester, MA

    Ralph L. Dumaine, 89, of Worcester, passed away, Tuesday, December 11th in the Lutheran Home. His wife of 61 years, Marjorie A. (Hutchinson) Dumaine, died in 2004. He leaves his daughter, Joanne R. Rogers of Worcester; his granddaughter, Marjorie A. Curtis and her husband, Ralph E. Curtis, Jr.; three great-grandchildren Sean E. Curtis, Sonja J. Bailey and Nathan C. Wheatly all of Kingston, NH. His grandson Craig A. Rogers, and two brothers and two sisters predeceased him. He also leaves his best friends Rudy Kohlstrom and Steve Comeau without them he would have been lost. He was born in Worcester, the youngest son of Ralph F. and Lillian (Gregory) Dumaine.…

  • West Roxbury

    Teresa T. (Twomey) Cashman 12/11/2012 West Roxbury, MA

    CASHMAN, Teresa (Twomey) of West Roxbury, formerly of Mission Hill, passed away December 11 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife for 58 years of Thomas F. Cashman (BPD ret.) Devoted mother of Thomas R. Cashman and his wife Louise of Dedham, David J. Cashman and his wife Rosemary of Charlotte, North Carolina, Ann E. Rosa and her husband John of Burlington, and Patricia Walter and her husband Joseph of Waltham. Sister of Anastatia Whalen of Shrewsbury and the late Matthew, Christopher, Stephen, Nora, Mary, John and James Twomey. Also survived by eleven grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055…

  • Raynham

    Robert J. Davidson 12/10/2012 Raynham, MA

    March 9, 1930 – December 10, 2012 Robert “Bob” Davidson of Raynham, MA passed away peacefully at home on December 10, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. Bob was unselfishly cared for at home by his wife of 58 years, Olinda (DaCosta) Davidson, with kind assistance from hospice. He is also survived by children that he loved dearly – Lyn O’Leary of Grafton, NH, Mark Davidson of Raynham, MA, Lee Spearin of Bridgewater, MA, Asia Maria Davidson of Bristol, RI. Bob was predeceased by his youngest son, James Davidson of Taunton, MA. Bob was also survived by 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Bob was also predeceased by the following…

  • Peabody

    Doris R. (Turgeon) Dupuis 12/11/2012 Peabody, MA / Salem, MA

    Doris R. (Turgeon) Dupuis, age 65 of Peabody, died Tuesday, December 11, 2012, with her family by her side at the Beverly Hospital following a brief illness. She was the loving wife of Donald E. Dupuis with whom she shared 45 years of marriage. Born and raised in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Rita (Morin) Turgeon. A graduate of St. Joseph Academy of Salem, Doris first worked at the former Whaler’s Pub at the North Shore Shopping Center in Peabody. She and Donald married in 1967 and the couple moved to Peabody in 1977. She later worked for EG&G which later became Perkins Elmer and…

  • Stoughton

    Jeanne M. Baeta 12/10/2012 Stoughton, MA / Taunton, MA

    Jeanne M. ( Russell ) Baeta a lifelong resident of Stoughton passed away on Monday December 10, 2012 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. She was 81 years old and the beloved wife of the late Louis J. Baeta. She is survived by her three sons, Donald L. Baeta of Taunton, Ronald L. Baeta of Stoughton and Thomas L. Baeta also of Stoughton. Other survivors include her two grandchildren Thomas J. Baeta and Heather Lynne Baeta both of Stoughton , her two sisters, Sally Coelho and her husband Russell of Port Jervis, New York and Nancy Deeb and her late husband Robert of Mansfield. She is also survived…

  • Dudley

    Lillian A. (Hade) Kasierski 12/12/2012 Dudley, MA

    DUDLEY – Lillian A. (Hade) Kasierski, 103, of Dudley died Wednesday, December 12, 2012 in Webster Manor. Her husband of 55 years, Leo L. Kasierski, died in 1988. She leaves 2 daughters, Janet Christopher with whom she lived, Louise and her husband Robert Lemieux, Sr. all of Dudley; 4 grandchildren, Joseph Christopher of Macon, GA, Lisa Antanavica of Leicester, Melodie Pariseau of Southbridge and Robert Lemieux, Jr. of Thompson, CT; 5 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson; a sister, Juliet Baczanski of Webster. Mrs. Kasierski was born in Webster, one of 11 children of Joseph and Albina (Audet) Hade. She worked as a speeder tender at Dodge Yarn, Kunkel Mill…

  • New Bedford

    James Connelly 12/11/2012 New Bedford, MA

    James “Jim” Connelly, 78, of New Bedford passed away on Tuesday December 11, 2012 at home peacefully in his sleep. He was the husband of Anna R. (Rosa) Connelly. A lifelong resident of New Bedford, Jim grew up on Washington Street in the South End, attending St. Mary’s Elementary School and Holy Family High School. Shortly after graduation in 1952, he began working at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company where he was a proud member of the United Rubber Workers Union. He spent his entire working life at Goodyear, retiring in 1989 when the New Bedford plant closed. Known affectionately by family members and friends as “Pokey,” he spent his…

  • Dorchester

    Leo E. Stafford Jr. 12/12/2012 Dorchester, MA

    STAFFORD, Leo E. Jr. In Dorchester, December 12th. Beloved son of Mary M. (Duffy) Stafford of Dorchester and the late Leo E. Stafford Sr. Loving brother of Patricia M. and her husband Charles Henwood of Quincy. Devoted uncle of Tracy A. and her husband Bruce Rossi of Brookfield, Jodi M. Dunn of Quincy, Donald L. Bullens of Saugus, and Lee M. Gilligan of Quincy. Survived by many greatnieces, greatnephews, great-greatnieces, and great-greatnephews. Visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, Friday 4-8 P.M. Funeral Mass in St. Margaret Church of Blessed Mother Teresa Parish, Saturday morning, December 15, at 10 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Veteran Vietnam…

  • Kingston

    James E. O’Malley 12/11/2012 East Falmouth, MA / West Roxbury, MA / Kingston, MA

    James E. O’Malley, 12/5/1933-12/11/2012, of East Falmouth, formerly of West Roxbury, died on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich. He was a veteran in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. In the 1960’s, he worked for Harvard University in Harvard, MA, as a radio telescope astronomer. He was an avid runner, enjoyed biking and exercised daily. Loving and devoted husband of the late Ann C. (Doherty) O’Malley; devoted father of James C. O’Malley & his wife Dr. Kathleen M. Keiran-O’Malley; dear brother of Mark O’Malley and the late Charles O’Malley & his surviving wife Mary; dear brother-in-law of Eugene Doherty & his wife…

  • Jamaica Plain

    Jeanette L. Spellman 12/11/2012 Revere, MA / Malden, MA / Jamaica Plain, MA

    Obituary is pending approval. Relatives and friends will be received Saturday afternoon, December 15, from 1:00 p.m to 4:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Prayers will be offered Saturday at 4:00 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472, will be appreciated. View Full Notice → Jeanette L. Spellman 12/11/2012 Revere, MA / Malden, MA / Jamaica Plain, MA

  • Hyde Park

    Caroline (Connors) Lewis 12/11/2012 Pembroke, MA / Brighton, MA / Hyde Park, MA

    Caroline (Connors) Lewis, of Pembroke, died peacefully on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at Southwood in Norwell, at the age of 93. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late James & Ellen (Nugent) Connors; the beloved wife of the late John F. Lewis and dear sister of the late Alice Mahar, Anna McGinn, Arthur Connors, James Connors and Elizabeth Gaudette. Caroline leaves her daughter, Dianne M. Driscoll and son-in-law Thomas; her son, John F. Lewis, Jr. and daughter-in-law Carole; her grandchildren, Thomas Driscoll and his wife Wendy, Christopher Driscoll, Patrick Driscoll and his wife Heather, Jonathan Driscoll, Ryan Driscoll, Kevin Driscoll, Stephen Lewis and his wife Kathy, Cheryl…