• Danvers

    Sarafine F. Perry 12/18/2012 Danvers, MA

    Sarafine F. Perry, 86, a retired Danvers firefighter, died Tuesday evening at Beverly Hospital. He was the husband of the late Betty (McInnis) Perry. Born in Danvers on March 7, 1926, he was the son of the late Sarafine and Sara (Cunha) Perry. He was raised and educated in Peabody and served honorably in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He had been a Danvers resident since his marriage in 1954. Mr. Perry served on the Danvers Fire Department for nearly thirty-five years, retiring in 1988. An avid hunter and fisherman, he was a member of the Danvers Fish & Game Club. He enjoyed tying his own flies and travelled to…

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    Andrea P. (DeBellis) Bogus 12/18/2012 Chelsea, MA

    BOGUS, Andrea P. (DeBellis)- Of Revere, formerly of Chelsea, December 18th. Devoted wife of Francis Bogus of Revere. Beloved mother of Lisa Parziale and her husband Anthony of Marblehead, Michelle Mannion and her husband Tom of Lynn, Jennifer Bogus of Revere and Frank Bogus of Winthrop. Dear sister of Rosemary Killam and her husband Roger of NC and the late Frank DeBellis II. Also lovingly survived by her granddaughter Amanda Parziale of Marblehead as well as many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, CHELSEA on Saturday, December 22nd at 8 AM followed by a Funeral…

  • Fall River

    OBITUARIES: 12-20-12

    Benevides, Evelina, 67, Fall River Bergeron, Randell J., 49, Fall River Boardman, Elizabeth C., 67 Dias, Chad R., 28, Fall River Duffy, Paul F., 86, Somerset Leite, Lucille T., 93, Fall River Letendre, Robert R., 78, Fall River Marino, Gary A., 59, Tiverton View Full Notice → OBITUARIES: 12-20-12

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    Leah J. Carvino, 60

    Peabody — Leah J. (Rappa) Carvino, 60, of Peabody, died unexpectedly on Saturday morning at the Lahey Clinic in Peabody. She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, and grandmother. Leah is survived by her husband, James Carvino, with whom she shared over 38 years of marriage. Besides her loving husband, she is survived by her son and his wife, Jamie and Taylor Carvino of Haverhill, her two daughters, Leanne Carvino of New York and Christina Carvino of Boston, her father, Neil R. Chambers of Seabrook, her brother Neil Chambers of Haverhill, her twin sisters, Kim Chambers of Newburyport and Karen Chambers of Salem, and her two grandchildren, Chelsea Curtis and…

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    Shirley Anderson Dennen

    Fort Walton Beach, Fla. — Shirley Anderson Dennen of Fort Walton Beach, Fla. passed away on November 21, 2012, a week after her 92nd birthday. View Full Notice → Shirley Anderson Dennen

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    Rodney W. Lofstedt

    SHREWSBURY- Rodney W. Lofstedt, 94, of Shrewsbury, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in UMass Hospital, Worcester. read more View Full Notice → Rodney W. Lofstedt

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    Burton “Burt” E. Weinhold, 91

    Spring Hill, Fla. — Burton “Burt” E. Weinhold, 91, passed away on December 13, 2012 after a brief illness. He was born in Haverhill, and raised in Methuen, until he retired to Port Charlotte, Fla.. In 2001 he moved to Spring Hill, FL and resided with his daughter Linda and her husband, Jackson Carson prior to his passing. Burt was the son of the late Herbert C. & Edith A. (Moss) Weinhold and he was the husband of the late Eileen (West) Weinhold. View Full Notice → Burton “Burt” E. Weinhold, 91

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    Donald G. “Don” SIMONINI 12/19/2012 Winthrop, MA

    SIMONINI, Donald G. “Don”, of Winthrop, December 19, 2012. Beloved husband of Beverley J. (Taylor) Simonini. Cherished son of Dorothy (Cataldo) Simonini and the late George Simonini. Dear brother of Paul R. Simonini and his wife Donna of Peabody. A Funeral Service will be held in the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home 210 Winthrop St. WINTHROP, on Sat, Dec. 22, at 10am. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment will be in Winthrop Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held in the funeral home on Fri. only between 4-8pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name can be made to Compassionate Care A.L.S. attn. Ron Hoffman, P. O. Box 1052 West…

  • Wellesley

    Ann F. (McNamara) Tambascio 12/18/2012 Wellesley, MA

    TAMBASCIO, Ann F. (McNamara) of Wellesley Hills, Decemeber 18, 2012. Beloved wife of Mark A. Tambascio. Devoted mother of Sarah L. Tambascio of Boston. Sister of Joan Engler and her husband James of West Roxbury, Paul McNamara of Juno Beach, FL and Maureen Gatulis and her husband Robert of Needham. Daughter of the late John and Dorothy McNamara. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Ann was a Registered Nurse at Newton Wellesley Hospital and was a graduate of St. Elizabeth’s School of Nursing. She was a co-founder of the Wellesley Food Pantry. Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, 9 Glen Rd. WELLESLEY HILLS, Saturday, December 22 at…

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    Mary Cavanna

    Cavanna, Mary (Chinosi) – Peacefully at at the home of her son, Peter and his wife Victoria Cavanna in Shrewsbury on December 18th, 2012 at the age of 91 years. View Full Notice → Mary Cavanna

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    Anna May (Clark) Barrett 12/19/2012 Chelsea, MA

    BARRETT, Anna M. (Clark)-Of Malden, December 19th. Devoted wife of the late Roderick Barrett, Sr. Beloved mother of Dennis Barrett of Malden, Barbara Tyo of PA, Roderick Barrett, Jr. of South Boston and Randy Barrett of Malden. Sister of the late Adeline Harson, Thomas and James Magrath. Also lovingly survived by 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Carroll Funeral Home, 721 Salem Street, (Maplewood Square) MALDEN on Saturday, December 22nd at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Jospeh’s Church, 770 Salem Street, Malden at 10 o’clock. Visiting…

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    Kathleen E. Jones, 68

    Marblehead — Kathleen E. Jones, age 68, of Marblehead, died on Monday December 17, 2012, at Lahey Clinic, Burlington, following a brief illness. View Full Notice → Kathleen E. Jones, 68

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    Mary A. Carreiro 12/19/2012 Fairhaven, MA

    Mary A. (Cardoza) Carreiro, 86, of Fairhaven died Wednesday December 19, 2012 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the wife of the late George Carreiro, an Army veteran of World War II. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Anthony S. and Mary (Rose) Cardoza, she lived in Fairhaven for many years. She is survived by her son, Stephen G. Carreiro and his wife Susan of Assonet. She was the sister of the late Dorothy Oliveira. Her Funeral Service will be held on Monday at ____ AM at the Fall River Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2695 North Main St., Fall River. Entombment will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery Mausoleum.…

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    Sally Earley, 62

    Gloucester — Sally Earley died peacefully at Kaplan House in Danvers following a struggle with cancer. She was surrounded by her many friends from Trinity Congregational Church in Gloucester where she had made her home. View Full Notice → Sally Earley, 62

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    Angelo P. D’Ascanio Sr.

    WORCESTER – Angelo P. D’Ascanio Sr., 83, of Worcester, died at home in his sleep Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, from heart disease. read more View Full Notice → Angelo P. D’Ascanio Sr.

  • Marshfield

    Joan J. Evans (Corkery) 12/19/2012 Marshfield, MA

    Evans, Joan J. (Corkery) 80, of Marshfield, passed away on December 19, 2012. Beloved wife of the late David P. Evans Jr. Loving mother of Linda Medlin and her husband John of Marshfield, David Evans III and his wife Maryanne of Marshfield and Michael Evans and his wife Lissy of Pembroke. Loving Nana of John and Jamie-Lynn Medlin, DJ and Maggie Evans and Charlie and Lola Evans. Loving great nana of Johnnie and Gracie Medlin. Dear sister of Rita Osborne of Plymouth, Joseph Corkery and his wife Roberta of FL, Francis Corkery and his wife Barbara of Hull, the late John Corkery and the late Rosemary Chase. Joan was born…

  • Somerville

    Antonio DeFabrizio 12/19/2012 Somerville, MA / Medford, MA / Stoneham, MA

    Antonio DeFabrizio, 75 of Somerville, died Wednesday after a brief illness in the Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA. Born in Italy he lived in Somerville for the past 52 years and formerly of Italy. He was the son of the late Maria (DePalma) and Rafaele DeFabrizio. Antonio was a Plasterer in the Boston area since 1961 and retired in 1993. Beloved husband of Maria (Marano) DeFabrizio. Devoted father of Robert DeFabrizio and his wife Francesca of Stoneham, Maria L. Farias and her husband Nelson of Medford, and Anthony DeFabrizio of Somerville. Loving grandfather of Dana, Deric, Hunter, Zayla and Sofia. Funeral from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St.,…

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    Leahna L. “Deborah” Lacerte 12/17/2012 Worcester, MA

    Leahna L. “Deborah” (Ventura) Lacerte, 56, of Worcester died Monday, December 17th at home. She leaves her husband of 27 years, Ralph C. Lacerte; a daughter, Olivia LaBaire of Clinton; five brothers, Charles, Thomas, Paul, Francis and Steven; six sisters, Carol, Linda, Marylou, Elaine and Ann; two grandchildren, Jayden and Bethanie; her mother in law, Antoinette Lacerte; three sister in laws, Mayrose, Donna and Michelle “Miki”; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She also leaves her beloved cat, Harley. She was predeceased by her sister, Catherine. She was born in Stoneham, the daughter of Charles and Lucy (Delaney) Ventura. Mrs. Lacerte attended Rob Roy Academy and was an…

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    John Paul “Jay” Sylvester 12/18/2012 Salem, MA

    John Paul “Jay” Sylvester passed peacefully on December 18. He was born in Boston on March 3, 1950. Three was his lucky number as he always remarked that he was the “third child born on the third day of the third month.” His wife and children threw a surprise party for his birthday on 03-03-03. His parents, Ray and Claire Sylvester raised him and his six rambunctious siblings in a large home in Winchester, Massachusetts. Other important influences in his early life were his Grandfather John Paul Carroll, Uncle Msgr. John P. Carroll and his Aunt Pauline Carroll. This precocious child was educated at St. Mary’s, Matingon and the University…

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    Ralph J. Bergonzi 12/19/2012 Quincy, MA / Braintree, MA

    Bergonzi, Ralph J Ret. QPD of Braintree, passed away unexpectedly on December 19, 2012. The beloved husband of Denise (Marella) Bergonzi of Braintree. Loving father of Paul W. Bergonzi and his wife Jennifer and Laura Latini and her husband Rick all of Quincy. Son of the late Louis & Claire (Hyder) Bergonzi. Brother of the late Paul Bergonzi. Cherished grandfather of Robert, Ashley, Jake and Madeline Bergonzi and Zachary, Jake William and Megan Latini. Ralph also leaves his furry companion Bear. Ralph lived in Quincy for many years before moving to Braintree. He worked as a Quincy Police Officer and retired back in 1988. He enjoyed fishing and relaxing on…

  • Wellesley

    Lisa Ann Gallup 12/19/2012 Wellesley, MA

    GALLUP Lisa Ann of New York City formerly of Wellesley Dec. 19, 2012. Beloved daughter of Barry and Victoria Ann (Lancaster) Gallup. Sister of Barry Gallup Jr. of New York City, and the late Darren D. Gallup. Complete notice to follow. View Full Notice → Lisa Ann Gallup 12/19/2012 Wellesley, MA

  • Walpole

    Brenda Ann Balduf 12/16/2012 Walpole, MA

    Brenda Ann (Bothwell) Balduf, 72, died December 16, 2012, at Speare Memorial Hospital in Plymouth, New Hampshire, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Morton F. Balduf for 48 years. Born in Norwood, February 23, 1940, Mrs. Balduf had been a longtime resident of Norwood and Walpole, Massachusetts. She retired to Alexandria, New Hampshire several years ago with her husband. She was a graduate of Norwood High School, Class of 1958 and was the class Valedictorian. Mrs. Balduf was also a graduate of Framingham Union Hospital School of Nursing and Boston University. After graduating she had worked as a Registered Nurse at Norwood Hospital and had been the…

  • North End

    Rocco Federico 12/18/2012 Medford, MA / Stoneham, MA / North End, MA / Malden, MA

    Rocco Federico died peacefully at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on Tuesday evening. He was 77. Born and raised in Pettorano sul Gizio, Italy, he was the son of the late Angelo and Margherita Federico. He came with his family to the United States in 1970 and lived in the North End until settling in Malden in 1985. A hardworking man who worked in the construction industry, Rocco provided well for his family. He was a founding member of both the Gizio Club and Club Italia. He enjoyed gardening, carpentry and making wine. A friend to many, Rocco was especially devoted to his wife of 52 years, his children and most…

  • Duxbury

    John F. Puopolo Jr. 12/17/2012 Kingston, MA / Duxbury, MA

    John F Puopolo Jr of Duxbury passed away suddenly on December 17, 2012 from pneumonia and complications from a heart condition. Formerly of Winthrop and South Yarmouth, Mr. Puopolo was 55. He was the beloved husband of Sheryl Strother and devoted father of Michelle. John leaves behind his mother Marjorie, and siblings Bart and Heather. Friends are invited to attend memorial visiting hours, at the Shepherd Funeral Home, 216 Main St. (Rt. 106) Kingston on Thursday, December 20th from 4-7:00 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cardiology department at Tufts Medical Center. View Full Notice → John F. Puopolo Jr. 12/17/2012 Kingston, MA / Duxbury,…

  • New Bedford

    Anna R. James 12/18/2012 New Bedford, MA

    Anna R. (Rose) James, 99, of New Bedford died Tuesday December 18, 2012 at Forestview Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Willis W. James. Born in Rochester, the daughter of the late Aurelio and Caroline (Renney) Rose, she was raised in Marion and lived in Boston and Norton, returning to New Bedford 15 years ago. Survivors include a son, Milton Salah H. Matoes and his wife Nancy of Fairhaven; three sisters, Louise Tucker and Florence Monteiro, both of Marion, and Dorothy Pope of Dartmouth; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Dominga Merreles, David, Arthur, and…

  • Dorchester

    Mary T. Walsh 12/18/2012 Dorchester, MA

    WALSH, Mary T. In Dorchester, December 18th. Beloved daughter of the late Patrick A. and Nappy (Feeney) Walsh. Loving sister of Martin F. and his wife Mary Beth Walsh, Noreen M. and her husband Dudley McDonagh, all of Dorchester, and Winnie M. and her husband Festus Mulkerrin of Braintree. Devoted aunt of Kelly, Colleen, and Patrick Walsh, Nuala, Robert, and Ann Marie McDonagh, Patrick, Barbara, Marcus, and Martin Mulkerrin. Great-grandaunt of Ciara Rose Walsh. Survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. 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 22,…

  • Franklin

    Jeffrey David Murphy 12/18/2012 Franklin, MA

    Jeffrey David Murphy, 27, of Woonsocket, formerly of Franklin, died December 18 in Woonsocket. He was the husband of Erin (Collins) Murphy. Born in Xenia, Ohio, July 21, 1985, the son of Shawn and Kimberly (Ison) Murphy of Franklin, Mr. Murphy had lived for most of his life in Millis and Franklin prior to moving to Woonsocket last years. Mr. Murphy attended Franklin High School. He had worked for S&R Electric Company of Cranston. Mr. Murphy also was a certified barber. Jeff loved sports especially the Patriots, Red Sox and Bruins. In addition to his wife and parents he is survived by his children, Chase and Kylie Murphy and his…