• Waltham

    Marie Gauvin

    Of Waltham died peacefully surrounded by her family, Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at her home. She was 87. Born on January 12, 1925 in Porte-Au-Prince, Haiti to the late Francois and Carmen (Haspil) Lespinasse, she moved to Waltham 15 years ago. Marie was a survivor of the 2010 Haiti Earthquake which struck while she was visiting family in Porte-Au-Prince. In her spare time she enjoyed singing, and going to church. Marie was the beloved wife of the late Antoine Gauvin. She is survived by her loving & devoted children Lylianne Sylvestre and her husband Pierre of Waltham, Patrick Gauvin and his wife Yola of Haiti, Joel Gauvin and his wife…

  • Carver

    Stephen Patrick Tiso 12/13/2012 Carver, MA

    Stephen Patrick Tiso, age 57, of Carver, passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2012, in his home. He was the the loving husband of Joan (Donnarumma) Tiso. Born on March 13, 1955, in Brockton, he was the son of the late Pasquale & Dorothy (Murray) Tiso. He attended Brockton High School where he played football and was a member of the ski club. He was a devoted Patriots fan and had a true love for outdoor sports, particularly fishing. He was a member of the Upland Sportsman’s Club in Plympton. Stephen always put his family and friends first, always there to lend a hand any way he could. Along with…

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    Julie Lawless Wrinn, 61

    Local artist LYNN — Julie Lawless Wrinn, a 30-year Lynn resident and local painter and visual artist, who as the former Deputy Director of the Massachusetts Film Bureau helped turn the state into a center for movie making, died unexpectedly at her art studio in Gloucester on December 1, 2012. She was 61. View Full Notice → Julie Lawless Wrinn, 61

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    Loraine B. Munsell, 86

    BEVERLY — Loraine B. (Parsons) Munsell, 86, mother of Marcia (Munsell) Cleversey of Beverly and wife of the late James W. Munsell, passed away Tuesday, December 11, at Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Gloucester. Born in Chicopee, she is the daughter of the late Arthur and Maria (Cliché) Parsons. View Full Notice → Loraine B. Munsell, 86

  • Arlington

    John Warren

    John J. “Jack” Warren of Arlington December 13. Beloved husband of Marie A. (DeRosa) Warren. Loving father of John and his wife Laura Warren of North Reading and Marilyn Warren and her husband Scott Dick of Arlington. Devoted grandfather of Jack, Sophia, Christopher and Alexandra. Brother of Walter, Shelia and Arthur Jr. Relatives and friends are invited to visit in The DeVito-O’Donnell Funeral Home 1145 Mass Avenue ARLINGTON on Monday 4:00 to 6:00pm. Burial is private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jack’s memory to: Lahey Clinic Philanthropy 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, Attention: Sophia Gordon Cancer Center. For directions or condolences visit, devitofuneralhomes.com View Full…

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    Norma Wentzell

    Wentzell, Norma L. – Peacefully at Notre Dame Long Term Care Center in Worcester on December 13th, 2012 at the age of 77 years. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Norma’s family on SUNDAY, December 16th from 4-8 PM in the Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA. A private funeral service will be held. A complete notice will appear on Sunday. View Full Notice → Norma Wentzell

  • Waltham

    Samuel “Sam” Polcari

    Of Woburn formerly of Belmont died Thursday, December 13, 2012 at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington. He was 88. Born on September 7, 1924 to the late Sabino and Maria Polcari, he was a longtime resident of Belmont before moving to Woburn 12 years ago. Sam was a graduate of Belmont High School and a 1950 graduate of Boston College. He worked as an engineer and scientist for both NASA and the Department of Transportation. Mr. Polcari was a proud veteran of the United States Army; he served honorably as a tank gunner during World War II and was a Purple Heart recipient. He was know by his…

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    Bernice M. Stevens, 89

    Lawrence, MA — Bernice M. Stevens, 89, of Lawrence, died peacefully Wednesday, December 12, 2012 in the Berkeley Nursing Center in Lawrence. View Full Notice → Bernice M. Stevens, 89

  • Danvers

    Merna K. (Field) Wheeler 12/14/2012 Danvers, MA

    Merna Kathleen (Field) Wheeler, 82, passed away on December 14, 2012 in Beverly Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late Frederick J. Wheeler. Born on May 6, 1930 in Juniper, New Brunswick, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Percy and Kathleen (Milbury) Field. Merna had been a local real estate broker and an appraiser for many years prior to her retirement. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law; Robert and Gail Wheeler of Danvers, granddaughters; Stacy Dunn and her husband Sean of Danvers, Jodi Fish and her husband Peter of Danvers, five great grandchildren; Brittany, Emma and Zachary Dunn and Bobby and Thomas Fish and…

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    June Rohr, 95

    Active in church, volunteer PEABODY — Mrs. June Rohr, age 95 years, of Brooksby Village, Peabody, formerly of Lynn died Wednesday at Renaissance Gardens in Brooksby Village after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Erwin K. Rohr with whom she shared 52 years. View Full Notice → June Rohr, 95

  • Marshfield

    Florence F. Shackleton 12/11/2012 Marshfield, MA / Lewiston, ME / Poland Spring, ME

    Florence F. Shackleton, of Marshfield, MA and formerly of Lewiston and Poland Spring, ME died at home on December 11th at the age of 95. The beloved wife of the late Harold C. Shackleton, she is survived by her daughters, Holly Kerr and Lynne Ford, her granddaughter, Michelle Demand, and her two great-grandchildren, Michael and Elaina Demand, all of Marshfield. She is also survived by her grand-niece, Heidi Williams, of Guilford, NH. Mrs. Shackleton served many years on the Board of Directors for the Lewiston-Auburn YWCA, including a term as President, She also served as Director of the YWCA Teen Dept. and Co-Director of the Summer Day Camp Program at…

  • Arlington

    Dolores Hajjar

    Dolores F. Hajjar, (Nicosia) of Arlington December 14. Beloved wife of the late Leo C. Hajjar. Loving mother of David L. of Florida and John L. of Wilmington. Sister of Frederick Nicosia, George Nicosia, Florence Cirignano, Carol Nicosia and Ginny Sarmatzis. Funeral from The Saville Chapel of DeVito Funeral Home 1145 Mass Aveneu ARLINGTON Tuesday at 8:00am, followed by a funeral mass at 9:00am in St. Camillus Church. Interment to follow Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Visitng on Monday 3:00 to 7:00pm. For directions or condolences visit,devitofuneralhomes. com View Full Notice → Dolores Hajjar

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    Gabrielle G. Rousseau 12/13/2012 Salem, MA

    Gabrielle G. Rousseau, age 104, of Salem, died Thursday, December 13, 2012 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, following a brief illness. Born and raised in Salem she was the daughter of the late Calixte and Luce (Ouellet) Rousseau. She was a graduate of Salem High School Class of 1926, and was a graduate of the former Hawthorne Institute of Salem. Gabe did secretarial work for Dalton Marsh and later for Vulcan Electric of Danvers. She worked in accounting for most of her life, until her retirement in 1972. A kind, independent woman with a wonderful sense of humor as well as sense of duty, she was the…

  • Webster

    Zyta Agata (Widuch) Wierzbicki 12/13/2012 Webster, MA

    Webster Zyta A. (Widuch) Wierzbicki, 71, formerly of Webster, passed away Thursday, December 13, 2012 at the UMass/Memorial Hospital, University Campus , in Worcester. She leaves her husband of 49 years; Kazimierz Wierzbicki, and a daughter; Dr. Margaret Kacprzak wife of Dr. Kris Kacprzak of Northborough, 2 sisters; Maria of Germany and Rozalia of Poland, she was predeceased by a sister Zofia and 2 brothers; Stanislaus and Mieczyslaw. Zyta was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church in Worcester and enjoyed gardening, flowers, cooking, reading entertaining and travelling. She was born in Slemien, Poland, a daughter of Jozef and Teresa (Stanik) Widuch and came to the United States over…

  • New Bedford

    Ildemaro J. “Eddie” Vieira 12/13/2012 New Bedford, MA

    Ildemaro J. “Eddie” Vieira, 42, of New Bedford died Thursday December 13, 2012 at Rhode Island Hospital from injuries sustained in a fall in New Bedford. Born in Barreiro, Portugal, the son of Antonio M. and Angelina (Medeiros) Vieira, he lived in New Bedford for most of his life. He was formerly employed as a truck driver. He was a loving father who was devoted to his children. He loved family vacations, traveling, riding his Harley Davidson, going to the beach, skiing, four-wheeling, and camping. Survivors include his parents; his fiancée, Ana Almeida of New Bedford; three children, Noah J. Vieira, Kendra A. Vieira, and Kaylee A. Vieira, all of…