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    Jeffrey T. Julien, 43

    Danvers — Jeffrey Todd Julien, 43, died unexpectedly, Thursday, December 13, 2012. Born in New London, N.H., he was the son of Marie E. (Doten) Julien of Palm Harbor, Fla. and the late Paul W. Julien. View Full Notice → Jeffrey T. Julien, 43

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    Howard W. Eucker

    WORCESTER — Howard W. Eucker, 84, of Worcester, died Monday Dec.10, 2012, in the Worcester Medical Center, Worcester. read more View Full Notice → Howard W. Eucker

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    George Bell

    George R. Bell, 91, longtime Shrewsbury resident died Monday, December 17, 2012 in UMass Memorial Medical Center- University Campus. Calling hours for Mr. Bell will be on Friday, December 21, 2012 from 4-6 PM in the Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main Street, Shrewsbury. His complete obituary will be in Thursday’s edition of the newspaper. View Full Notice → George Bell

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    Deborah Jo Heath, 57

    Brentwood, N.H. — Deborah Jo (Riley) Heath, 57, of Brentwood, N.H., died on December 16, 2012, at her home. View Full Notice → Deborah Jo Heath, 57

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    Janina (Panasink) Flynn-Artroogian 12/18/2012 Chelsea, MA

    ARTROOGIAN, Janina (Panasink). Of Chelsea, December 18th. Devoted wife of the late Sooren. Beloved mother of Diane Flynn and Francis Flynn both of Everett, Janina Flynn of Falmouth and Kenneth Flynn and his wife Rita of Saugus. Lovingly survived by 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, CHELSEA on Friday, December 21st at 8 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Rose Church, 600 Broadway, Chelsea at 9 o’clock. Visiting Hours in the Smith Funeral Home on Thursday from 4-8 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Born…

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    Glenda E. Rice, 62 Years

    Peabody — Mrs. Glenda E. (Tracy) Rice, 62 years, of Peabody, died suddenly at home on Sunday, December 16, 2012. She is the wife of Kenneth E. Rice. She was born in Ellsworth, Maine, the daughter of Mr. Ronald Tracy of Sullivan, Maine. View Full Notice → Glenda E. Rice, 62 Years

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    Capt. Philip K. Elliot 12/16/2012 South Boston, MA

    ELLIOTT, Capt. Philip K., 70, of South Boston, peacefully entered eternal life on Dec. 16, 2012 . He leaves his two loving daughters, Capt. Brijeon Elliott and fiance Capt. Michael Schiller of Hull MA, and Jennifer (Elliott) Allen and husband Rondey and his cherished grandchildren Isaiah, Lydia, Asa, and R.J. of Easthampton MA, and his devoted family friend and business partner, Ann Hessenius of Boston. Dear brother of Katherine (Bunny) Baker and husband Dr. George P. Baker of Exeter NH, and Peter S. Elliott and wife Louise of Maitland FL, he also leaves several dear nieces, nephews, friends and colleagues. A 1962 graduate of Brown & Nichols, he attended Univ.…

  • Spencer

    George H. Lacasse 12/17/2012 Spencer, MA

    SPENCER: George H. Lacasse 85, of Brooks Pond Rd., died Monday, Dec. 17 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester after being stricken ill at home. He leaves his wife of 58 years, Joan J. (Mathieu) Lacasse, two sons George P. Lacasse and his wife Susan of Spencer, and Scott J. Lacasse and his wife Doris of Spencer, with whom he lived, his daughter Ruth A. Maxwell and her husband Robert of Hubbardston, a brother Frederick Lacasse of Worcester, and a sister Alice Falcone of Shrewsbury, 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 2 great great granddaughters, nieces and nephews. Born in Worcester, he was the son of Amadee and Beatrice (Boisseau) Lacasse.…

  • South Boston

    Kevin W. Garden 12/16/2012 South Boston, MA

    GARDEN, KEVIN W. of Roslindale formerly of So. Boston Suddenly Dec 16, 2012. Loving father of Jeremy & Christopher. Beloved son of the late Eleanor & Robert. Dear brother of Roberta, Cecilia & the late Lawrence, Rose & Donald. Cherished grandfather of Brady. Visiting hours at The Casper Funeral Home, 187 Dorchester Street, South Boston Thursday December 27 from 4-8 P.M. Followed by a Mass of Christian burial in St. Brigid’s Church Friday December 28 at 10 A.M.Interment services will be private. View Full Notice → Kevin W. Garden 12/16/2012 South Boston, MA

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    John Lawrence

    John W. Lawrence, 65, of 525 East County Road, Rutland died Friday, December 14, 2012 in the Legend Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, Gardner, following a brief illness. John was born in Worcester on December 21, 1946, son of the late Harold and Ellen (Fyrberg) Lawrence. He graduated in 1965 from Worcester High School of Commerce, Worcester. John was employed by the United States Postal Service as a mail carrier in the town of Hubbardston for the past 24 years, retiring in 2011. He was a United States Vietnam War Army Veteran and received the National Defense Service Medal and the Marksman M-14 Badge. John leaves four daughters, whom he…

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    Donna Lee (Hamilton) Abusamra, 62 12/18/2012 Brimfield, MA / Worcester, MA / Sturbridge, MA

    Brimfield – Donna Lee Abusamra, 62, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at home surrounded by her family. She was the daughter of Walter & Annie (Coulter) Hamilton of Auburn. She leaves her husband, William H. Abusamra; daughters Shelley Winiarski and her husband Chester and Amy Abusamra, both of Brimfield; son John Abusamra of Sturbridge; and two grandchildren. She is survived by three sisters Annie Ballan of AZ, Gail Johnson of Worcester, Cynthia Burnett of Auburn, and sister-in-law Holly Abusamra of Worcester. She was a graduate of Auburn High and worked at GF Wright and Allmerica Financial, both of Worcester and volunteered at Harrington Hospital.…

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    Michael T. Kompa 12/14/2012 Manchester, NH / Salem, MA

    SALEM – Michael T. Kompa, 68, of Salem, died Friday, December 14, 2012 at the Pilgrim Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Peabody, following a long illness. Born in Manchester, NH, he was the son of the late Theodore and Celia (Michalak) Kompa and was a resident of Salem for most of his life. A Vietnam Era Army veteran, he served from 1967 to 1970 and attained the rank of Specialist 5th Class. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a teacher for 30 years at Salem High School and during that time, taught summer and evening courses at Salem State University for over 20 years. During his teaching career, he…

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    Ann N. McCloskey 12/14/2012 Quincy, MA

    McCloskey, Anne N. (Bare) of North Quincy, died December 14, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Francis X. McCloskey. Loving mother of Catherine A. Waterman of Florida, Nancy A. Thompson of California, Susan P. Flowers of Missouri, Judith F. O’Donnell and the late Patrick W. McCloskey. Sister of the late Arthur Bare. Anne is also the cherished grandmother of 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Anne was born in Hull and raised in South Boston before settling to raise her family in Quincy where she lived for 67 years. Anne worked for Bradlees in Dorchester for 35 years before retiring in 1998. She was a communicant at Sacred Heart Church in…

  • New Bedford

    Geraldine “Geri” A. Garcia 12/16/2012 New Bedford, MA / New Bedford, MA

    Geraldine A. Garcia, age 62, died on Sunday, December 16 at St. Luke’s Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer. Mrs. Garcia was the beloved wife of Joe Garcia of New Bedford. Geri was survived by her parents, Elizabeth and Glenn Howard of Sitka, Alaska, as well 4 loving children: Tracey Ray and her husband Paul from Nebraska; David Thompson and his wife Tammy of Kansas; James Thompson of New Bedford; and Jennifer Madeira and her husband Paul of New Bedford. She has 5 siblings: Glenn Howard husband of Joni of Sitka, AK; the late Doris Anslem; Darryl Howard husband of Stacy from Sitka, AK; Cynthia Bass wife of Mark…

  • Franklin

    Francis X “Frank” Yasi 12/16/2012 Franklin, MA

    Francis X (Frank) Yasi, 92, died peacefully December 16, 2012 at his home in Franklin, Massachusetts at the Forge Hill Senior Living Community. He was the husband of the late Gilda (Montanaro) Yasi for 63 years until her death in 2011. Born in Swampscott, Massachusetts, August 26, 1920, the son of the late Daniel and Nettie (Natalie) Yasi, Mr. Yasi had lived in Lynn and Marshfield before moving to Venice, Florida where he lived for 29 years prior to moving to Franklin three years ago. Mr. Yasi served in the Navy during World War II attaining the rank of Aviation Gunnery Instructor Second Class. It was while in the Navy…

  • Waltham

    Mary Pergola Arnold

    Mary A. (Reusing) Pergola Arnold, 95, Of Exeter, Pennsylvania formerly of Waltham, Massachusetts passed away peacefully December 16, 2012 at the Berkshire Center in Reading, Pennsylvania at the age of 95. Beloved wife of Jesse F. Arnold, whom she married in 1995, she was predeceased by her first loving husband, Jack Pergola, in 1993. Born on May 21, 1917 in Reading, Pennsylvania; she was the daughter of the late John and Anna (Sutter) Reusing. Mary was a graduate of St. Paul’s Business School. After school Mary and her family moved to Massachusetts and resided in the City of Waltham where worked as the Registrar of Voters until her retirement in…

  • Danvers

    Marie C. (Slattery) Murphy 12/17/2012 Danvers, MA

    Marie C. (Slattery) Murphy, 86, passed away peacefully on December 17, 2012 surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late James F. Murphy. Born in Salem on September 25, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Philip D. and Mary Alice (O’Rourke) Slattery. Marie was raised and educated in Salem and graduated from Salem High School in 1944. A Danvers resident since 1950, she was the bookkeeper for the family business, Murphy’s Fruit Mart in Danvers Square for 55years. Marie was a member of the Corinthian Yacht Club in Marblehead for more than 30 years. She is survived by her children, Diane Brinkley and her…

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    William A. Pothier 12/18/2012 Chelsea, MA

    POTHIER, William A. “Papa”- Of Malden, formerly of East Boston, December 18th. Beloved husband for 52 years of Estelle (Doucet). Dedicated Father, Role Model and Friend to Paul Pothier and his wife Mary Ellen of Wilmington, Thomas Pothier and his wife Robin of Tewksbury, Suzanne Olszak and her husband John of Danvers, Peter Pothier and his wife Debbie of Townsend, Joanne Catizone and her husband Dante of Tewksbury, Roxanne Bournazian and her husband Harry of Franklin and Leanne Guzman and her husband Ignacio of Everett. Son of the late Laurene and Ann Pothier. Brother of Edwin Pothier of Revere, James Pothier of Taunton, Marjorie Delorey of East Boston, Ann Kramer…

  • Charlestown

    JOHN A. SCOPPETTUOLO 12/17/2012 Charlestown, MA / East Boston, MA / Medford, MA

    John A. Scoppettuolo, a 2 year resident of Medford and former 15 year resident of Charlestown and 10 year resident of East Boston, passed into eternal life on Monday, December 17, 2012 at his home in Medford following a lengthy illness. He was 79 years old. John was born in Boston on December 24, 1932, a son of the late Carmine Scoppettuolo and Josephine (DiBlasi) Scoppettuolo. He grew in East Boston where he attended Boston Public Schools and graduated from Boston Trade High School. He enlisted into the United States Army and served his country proudly and honorably during the Korean Conflict. John worked as a welder for Mass. Engineering…

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    Barbara Henriksen 12/17/2012 Canton, MA

    Barbara M. “Bobbi” Henriksen (Sheehan) passed away December 17th at the Norwood Hospital. Born in Brockton, she was raised in Whitman and graduated from Whitman Hanson High School. She worked as a hairdresser for Arbor Hair Salon in Boston and Antonio II in Stoughton. She has lived in Canton for the last 45 years. Beloved wife of Richard P. Sister of Edward E. Sheehan of W. Bridgewater & Helen A. LoGiudice of Brockton. Also survived by several nieces & nephews. Relatives and friends invited to attend a funeral service at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Thursday morning at 10:00. Visiting hours Wednesday 4-8 pm. Interment…

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    Frederick W. Jones, 71

    Tamworth, N.H. — Mr. Frederick W. Jones, 71, beloved husband of Donna (Lavoie) Jones, died Friday evening, December 14, 2012, in Mass General Hospital, Boston. View Full Notice → Frederick W. Jones, 71

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    Paul K. Gahm, 80

    Rockport — Paul K. Gahm, 80, husband of Bonnie (Jelmberg) Gahm, of Rockport, died at his residence on Saturday, December 15, 2012 with his family at his side. View Full Notice → Paul K. Gahm, 80

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    Patricia B. Mullaney

    WORCESTER – Patricia Grace (Boyle) Mullaney, 79, of Worcester, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at home after a long illness. read more View Full Notice → Patricia B. Mullaney

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    Harriet Emma Williamson 12/16/2012 Kingston, MA / Marshfield, MA

    Williamson, Harriet Emma of Kingston, formerly of Marshfield, entered into her new life with Christ on December 16, 2012 at home at the Inn at Silver Lake at the age of 88. Beloved wife of William E. Williamson. Loving mother of Suzanne Bunker and her husband Rick of Pembroke, Stephen Williamson and his partner Patrick Bryne of Jamaica Plain, Nancy Williamson and her partner Paula Trinque of Pembroke and the late William P. Williamson. Loving grandmother of Ryan, Jeremy and Elizabeth Copus, all of Texas. Daughter of the late George and Martha (Pahl) Nerger. Dear sister of Elizabeth Tonnesen of Salem, NH, Paul Nerger of Gainsville, FL and the late…

  • Natick

    Jarmila Sojkova 12/17/2012 Natick, MA

    Jarmila Sojkova age 43, of Natick died Monday December 17, 2012 surrounded by family at her home. She was the beloved wife of Stefan Sojka with whom she shared 16 years of marriage. A resident of Natick for the past 13 years she was born in Slovakia the daughter of Jan and Anna (Suhajdova) Ergang of Slovakia Jarmila was a teacher for the Town of Wellesley at the Upham and Hardy Elementary Schools and was a teacher in her native Slovakia before coming to the United States in 1993. She received her teaching degree graduating from the University of Matej Bella Banska Bystrica in Slovakia. Jarmila enjoyed all outdoor activities…

  • Abington

    John F. Murray, Jr. 12/18/2012 Abington, MA

    MURRAY, John F., Jr. of Abington passed away at his Abington home on December 18, 2012. He was 76 years old. John grew up in East Greenbush, NY and lived in Abington for 50 years. He was a graduate of Northeastern University, class of 1959 and earned his Master’s Degree in engineering from Northeastern in 1967. John was an Army veteran and had worked in the defense industry as a mechanical engineer for most of his career. He was actively involved in the Abington youth soccer program during its early years. John loved the game and devoted much of his time as a coach and referee. He was the beloved…

  • Roslindale

    Walter F. Barry 12/17/2012 boston, MA / west roxbury, MA / readville, MA / roslindale, MA / dedham, MA

    Walter F. Barry of Readville, passed away on December 17, 2012. He was 76 years old. Born and raised in Roslindale, Walter was a graduate of Boston Technical High School where he was an excellent trombone player and commander of the band. As a young man, he also played in the Holy Name Band and in the Royal Harmonians. Walter traveled all over the United States as owner of Empire Transport in Boston for 40 years. A mechanic and truck driver, he enjoyed working on cars and motorcycles. Walter was a member of the American Legion Post 18 in Dedham. Walter was the dear and devoted husband of Barbara (Rampino).…

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    Miriam Elaine (Brown) Morin 12/17/2012 Plymouth, MA / Fort Drum, NY

    Miriam Elaine (Brown) Morin 77, passed away at home surround by her loving family on December 17. Beloved wife of Leo A. Morin of Plymouth, loving mother of Lisa A. Morin, Linda M. Morin both of Plymouth and David A. Morin and his wife Tamara of Fort Drum, NY. She also leaves two grandchildren Jenifer and David, a brother Russell Brown, two sisters Shirley Delano and Barbara Maini all of Plymouth. Miriam was born in Plymouth the daughter of George and Francis (McCarthy) Brown she attended Plymouth Schools. Miriam as a young woman worked at Jordan Hospital in the kitchen to help support her family after the death of her…

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    David M. Peck 12/13/2012 Carver, MA

    David M. Peck, of Carver, passed away on December 13, 2012. He was 44 years old. Cherished father of Sarah Peck of Kingston. Beloved, and devoted son of George and Marjorie Peck of Carver, who was always there whenever they needed him. Loving brother to George Peck, Jr of Carver. Former husband of Jessica Fries of Kingston. Nephew of Joseph Peck of Carver, and Robert Southwick of Taunton. David was born in Middleboro, raised, and educated in Carver, and is a graduate of Old Colony Vocational Technical School. A skilled carpenter, David was a member of the carpenters union, and was employed by M.C.I. Walpole as a guard for the…

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    Constance Heather MacNeil 12/16/2012 Worcester, MA / Cambridge, MA / Peabody, MA

    Constance Heather MacNeil, 87, of Worcester formerly of Cambridge died Sunday, December 16th in The Golden Living Center – The Hermitage. She leaves a nephew, Earle M. Jenkins, Jr. and his wife, Mary of Dudley; a niece, Heather C. Richardson and her husband, Steven of Gilford and two grand nephews, Michael Jenkins and Alex Richardson. She was predeceased by a sister, E. Isabell Jenkins. She was born in Canada the daughter of S. Oswald and Gertrude (Jay) MacNeil. Constance was a clerk for many years at Bay Bank Harvard Trust. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Worcester. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, December 20th…