• New Bedford

    Emily W. “Babs” (Dillion) Carreiro 12/15/2012 New Bedford, MA

    Emily W. “Babs” (Dillion) Carreiro, 83, of New Bedford died Saturday, December 15, 2012 at St. Luke’s hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Carreiro, to whom she was married for 60 years. Mrs. Carreiro was born and raised in New York to the late Ernest R. and Josephine (Sexton) Dillion. She lived there until meeting her husband in New Bedford where they wed, raised their children and resided all of their lives. Mrs. Carreiro always continued her joyful laughter, beaming her beautiful smile even after becoming ill, while her devoted husband Joseph dedicated over a decade to her care. She was an uplifting spirit which…

  • Franklin

    Lorraine C. (Mercurio) Renda 12/15/2012 Franklin, MA

    FRANKLIN—Lorraine C. (Mercurio) Renda 68, of Franklin, died Saturday December 15, 2012 at Norwood Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Boston, March 27, 1944 a daughter of the late Salvatore and Lucy (Gilardi) Mercurio, she was a resident of Franklin for over 36 years and was a former resident of Brighton. She was raised and educated in Brighton, and was a graduate of St. Columbkille High School. Until her retirement she worked as a clerk at McDonald’s in Milford. A devoted mother, she enjoyed spending time with her family & grandchildren, watching old movies, and Gloucester, Ma. She is survived by her children, Theresa M. “Terry” Golden and her…

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    Victims of the Newtown, CT Tragedy

    On December 14, 2012, a gunman killed twenty children and six adult staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in the Sandy Hook village of Newtown, Connecticut, before committing suicide. The gunman, identified by authorities as 20-year-old Adam Lanza, had first killed his mother, Nancy Lanza, at their nearby Newtown home. He then drove to the school and shot the students and employees before killing himself. The total death toll was 28, including the perpetrator. Two adults were also injured and treated. It was the second-deadliest school shooting in United States history, after the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre View Full Notice → Victims of the Newtown, CT Tragedy

  • Charlestown

    ELEANOR M. (BOWDEN) McLAUGHLIN 12/17/2012 Charlestown, MA

    Eleanor M. (Bowden) McLaughlin, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, passed into eternal life on Monday, December 17, 2012 at her home in Charlestown following a lengthy illness with cancer. She was 65 years old. Eleanor was born in Boston on June 2, 1947, a daughter of the late Edward Bowden and Anna (Doherty) Bowden. She grew up in Charlestown where she attended Boston Public Schools and graduated from Charlestown High School. Eleanor worked as a coordinator for Bingham & McCullen Law Firm for over 27 years. Eleanor is the beloved wife of 45 years to William E. McLaughlin. She is the devoted mother of Christine Fitzpatrick and her husband James,…

  • Holliston

    Raymond J. Leavitt 12/17/2012 Natick, MA / Wellesley, MA / Medway, MA / Holliston, MA / Brighton, MA

    NATICK: Raymond J. Leavitt, age 90, of Natick, formerly of Wellesley, died on Monday morning, December 17, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Mildred (Stuart) Leavitt, he was the loving father of Linda Tighe and her husband John, and Joyce Morganelli and her husband Dave; and the devoted grandfather of Scott Tighe and his wife Jyllian, April Garvin and her husband Mark, and Nick and Ryan Morganelli. He was also the great-grandfather of Haley Garvin, and Dylan and Brody Tighe. He was predeceased by his siblings, Edwin Leavitt and Alyce Cunningham. His funeral will be from the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street at Natick Common, Natick,…

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    Nancy L. DeGrandpre, 57

    U.S. Army veteran, formerly of Lynn MERRIMACK, NH — Nancy L. DeGrandpre, 57, of Merrimack, NH, died December 14, 2012, after a period of failing health. View Full Notice → Nancy L. DeGrandpre, 57

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    Kathleen Brown, 90

    Peabody — Kathleen E. Brown, 90, of Manchester, N.H. died December 14, 2012 at the Elliot Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Kathleen was born on October 6, 1922 in Gloucester. View Full Notice → Kathleen Brown, 90

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    Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, the influential Democrat who broke racial barriers on Capitol Hill and played key roles in congressional investigations of the Watergate and Iran-Contra scandals, died Monday. He was 88. Inouye, a sena View Full Notice → Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88

  • Malden

    Josephine T. “Josie” (Sampieri) DeJoie 12/16/2012 Malden, MA

    Josephine T. “Josie” (Sampieri) DeJoie passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at the Elmhurst Golden Living Center in Melrose after a brief illness. She was 85 years old. Born in Malden, Josie was a life long resident of the Edgeworth section of Malden for many years. She worked for Hood Rubber Co. and J. M. Fields for 20 years. She was also a member of St. Peters Parish. Josie was the devoted wife of 56 years to Richard “Dick” DeJoie and the daughter of the late Lillian (Brandano) and Ralph Sampieri. She was the beloved mother of Diane DeJoie of California and her companion Endre Barath. Josie is also…

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    Orlando Guerrero 12/15/2012 Boston, MA

    Orlando Guerrero, age 42, of Boston, formerly of the Dominican Republic on Dec. 15, 2012. Funeral Services to be announced soon. View Full Notice → Orlando Guerrero 12/15/2012 Boston, MA

  • Somerville

    Josef Touet 12/13/2012 Stoneham, MA / Somerville, MA

    TOUET, Josef of Stoneham formerly of Somerville, December 13, 2012 at age 88. Beloved husband of the late S. Rita (Sbraccia) Touet. Devoted father of Maria Touet of Stoneham and Karl Touet and his wife Lisa of N. Reading. Dear brother of the late Maria Hilbrecht and her late husband Wolfgang. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral from the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main St. (RT 28) STONEHAM Thursday at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass celebrating Josef’s Eternal Life in St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St. Stoneham at 10am. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share remembrances with the family…

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    Irene (Posey) Millward 12/17/2012 Somerset, MA

    Irene (Posey) Millward, age 83 of Somerset passed away December 17, 2012. She was the wife of Howard W. Millward and daughter of the late Adrian and Irene (Earl) Posey. Irene was a self-employed farmer and had worked part time at Somerset Bowling for 25 years until retiring at age 65. She was the mother of Richard Millward (wife Theresa) of Swansea and sister of Pricilla Smith of Swansea and Earl Posey of Framingham. She also leaves 4 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Her private funeral service will take place in the Manuel Rogers & Sons Funeral Home, Inc. 1521 N. Main St., Fall River THURSDAY.…

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    Aline Lampert

    Aline B. (Collette) Lampert, 80, of 19 Birch Street, Gardner died Saturday, December 15, 2012 in her residence surrounded by family following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Gardner on June 13, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Laura (Cormier) Collette. Aline was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church in Gardner. She was also a member of the Silver Sneakers of Gardner. Aline enjoyed exercising, writing and sending cards of encouraging words to others. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas “Phil” Lampert, who died in 2003; and by her two children, Thomas Lampert and Nancy Lampert. Aline leaves two sons,…

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    Josephine (Ostrowski) Robichaud, 76 12/16/2012 Worcester, MA

    Josephine (Ostrowski) Robichaud, 76, passed away on December 16, 2012 after a short illness. She was surrounded by her loved ones. As per Josephine’s request, there will be no calling hours. A private memorial service will be held at the family’s convenience. We want to acknowledge and thank the staff at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home. They gave exceptional care and showed compassion to Josephine and her family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rose Monahan Hospice Home, 10 Judith Road, Worcester MA 01602 or www.vna.carenetwork.org/services/hospie/rose View Full Notice → Josephine (Ostrowski) Robichaud, 76 12/16/2012 Worcester, MA

  • Roslindale

    Elizabeth A. (Flaherty) Meehan 12/16/2012 Roslindale, MA

    Elizabeth A. (Flaherty) Meehan, 74, of Greenfield, formerly of Roslindale and Forest Hills, suddenly on Dec. 16, 2012. Daughter of the late John & Mary T. (Greaney) Flaherty. Beloved wife of the late John E. Meehan, Sr. Loving mother of John Meehan, Jr. and his spouse Sharon Lagos of Amesbury, Mary T. Meehan of Greenfield, Thomas C. Meehan and his spouse Howard Clayman of North Andover, the late Ray Marie, Noreen, Joseph and James Meehan. Loving grandmother of Elizabeth, Nicole, Krystal, Michael, Caitlin and Isabella. Also survived by 6 great grandchildren. Funeral from the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on…

  • Revere

    In Memory of the victims at Sandy Hook Elementry School 12/14/2012 Revere, MA

    Charlotte Bacon 02/22/06 Daniel Barden 09/25/05 Rachel DaVino 07/17/83 Olivia Engel 07/18/06 Josephine Gay 12/11/05 Ana M. Marquez-Greene 04/04/06 Dylan Hockley 03/08/06 Dawn Hochsprung 06/28/65 Madeleine F. Hsu 07/10/06 Catherine V. Hubbard 06/08/06 Chase Kowalski 10/31/05 Jesse Lewis 06/30/06 James Mattioli 03/22/06 Grace McDonnell 11/04/05 Anne Marie Murphy 07/25/60 Emilie Parker 05/12/06 Jack Pinto 05/06/06 Noah Pozner 11/20/06 Caroline Previdi 09/07/06 Jessica Rekos 05/10/06 Avielle Richman 10/17/06 Lauren Russeau 06/82 Mary Sherlach 02/11/56 Victoria Soto 01/04/85 Benjamin Wheeler 09/12/06 Allison N. Wyatt 07/03/06 View Full Notice → In Memory of the victims at Sandy Hook Elementry School 12/14/2012 Revere, MA

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    Frances Ann (Kuchenbrod) Rienzo 12/15/2012 Reading, MA

    On Saturday December 15th, 2012, Frances Ann ( Kuchenbrod) Rienzo passed away at the Aberjona Nursing Home in Winchester, surrounded by her family. Frances is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, John Joseph Rienzo Jr. Frances is the beloved mother of 9 children and their spouses, John Joseph III and Nancy, Gerard and Karen, Thomas (deceased) and Cathy, Peter and Joni (deceased), Michael (deceased), Maryann and Thomas, Paul and Susan, Anthony and Mary, Francis and Brenda. Taryn Vest was one of the loved children embraced in their home. Frances grew up in New York City where she worked as a secretary until her marriage in 1951. Frances and…