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    Sandra (Galaris) Kessaris, 72

    Peabody — Sandra (Galaris) Kessaris, 72, of Peabody, died early Wednesday morning at the NSMC Salem Hospital after a long illness. She was the loving wife of the late John Kessaris. View Full Notice → Sandra (Galaris) Kessaris, 72

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    James R. Bates

    SUTTON – James R. Bates, 49, died suddenly Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, after being stricken ill in his home. read more View Full Notice → James R. Bates

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    Obituaries published week of Dec. 13

    Margaret Lincoln Bradner Margaret (Peg) Lincoln Bradner was born at home in Mount Carmel, Conn. on June 6, 1919, to Francis French Lincoln and Charlotte Treadwell Lincoln, and died at the age of 93, at home, in Foxboro on Dec. 7, 2012. View Full Notice → Obituaries published week of Dec. 13

  • Wayland

    Robert J. Condon 12/13/2012 Concord, MA / Wayland, MA

    CONCORD: Robert J. Condon, 88, died peacefully on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at the Rivercrest Long Term Care Facility following a brief illness. He was born at his home in Somerville on July 25, 1924 the son of the late Timothy J. Condon and Mae (Jordan) Condon. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 69 years, Gloria (Savage) Condon of Concord, formerly of Wayland; daughter Gail C Heald and her husband Guy E Heald III of Chatham and sons Robert J. Condon Jr. and his wife Melinda of Peterborough, NH, Guy M. Condon predeceased him in November 2000. He was grandfather of Ryan R D Heald of…

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    Priscilla Catherine (Egan) Killam, 87

    ROWLEY — Mrs. Priscilla Catherine (Egan) Killam 87, of Rowley, formerly of Boxford and Topsfield, beloved wife of the late Franklin W. Killam, died Sunday, December 16th, at Hunt Nursing Home, Danvers. View Full Notice → Priscilla Catherine (Egan) Killam, 87

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    Carol Hagan

    WEST BOYLSTON – Carol (Howe) Hagan, 82, died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at UMass Memorial Healthcare – Memorial Campus, Worcester, after an illness. read more View Full Notice → Carol Hagan

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    Gordon F. Allan, 82

    Haverhill — Gordon F. Allan, 82, of Haverhill died Monday, December 17, at Anna Jaques Hospital, Newburyport. View Full Notice → Gordon F. Allan, 82

  • Malden

    Laura L. Damiano 12/14/2012 Malden, MA

    Laura L. (Latorella) Damiano passed away on December 14, 2012. She was 86 years old. Laura was born in Boston and has been a resident of Malden for 50 years.Laura was a longtime parishoner of Saint Peter’s Church and Saint Peter’s Sodality. She also ran the food pantry there for many years. Laura was the devoted wife of the late Pasquale Damiano. She was the dear beloved mother of Dennis, Gerard, James and Edward Damiano. At Laura’s request all services were held privately. View Full Notice → Laura L. Damiano 12/14/2012 Malden, MA

  • Arlington

    Catherine McCabe

    Catherine Terese “Cay ” McCabe (Daley) passed away on Dec. 19, 2012 at the Mt. Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA. Born in Boston, MA to the late John F. Daley and Margaret C. (Conlon) Daly. Cay is survived by her husband Harry P. McCabe, her daughers Catherine Ann McCabe of Los Angeles, CA, Maryann Ruehrmund and husband Max III of Rock Hall, MD and Elizabeth Ann McCabe of East Lynn, MA . She is also survived by her grandson Max IV, her dearest friend and companion Dr. Edna A. Butaney, her many Aunt, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, Friends and her adored cat MALL-E. The Angell Animal Medical Center 350 So.…

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    Carole M. (Horne) Huard 12/14/2012 Worcester, MA

    Worcester – Carole M. (Horne) Huard, 80, of Worcester, died on Friday, December 14th after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Roger L. Huard. Carole was born on February 29, 1932 in Leicester, daughter of the late Harold and Lois Horne. Carole leaves five children; Alan Huard, Patricia O’Connor, Gail Ruo and her husband Dominick, Cheryl Hopkins and her husband Vernon all of Worcester and Sandra Wirtenan and her husband Robert of Southbridge; 6 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; a brother Ronald Horne of Brookfield and a sister, Pauline Hansen of Charlton. Private burial will take place in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. Alfred Roy & Sons…

  • New Bedford

    Grazia “Grace” Colangelo 12/19/2012 New Bedford, MA

    Grazia “Grace” (Taggio) Colangelo, 80, of New Bedford died December 19, 2012 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a long illness. She was the wife of Angelo A. Colangelo. Born in Monteleone di Puglia, Italy, the daughter of the late Rocco and Assunta (Morra) Taggio, she lived in Italy before moving to New Bedford in 1953. She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in New Bedford. Survivors include her husband; a son, Joseph Colangelo of Fairhaven; a sister, Rachela Colangelo of Italy; a daughter-in-law, Robin Dinardo of Assonet; 3 grandchildren, Lee-Ann Jupin, Gina Colangelo and Sophia Colangelo and 4 great-grandchildren, Abigail, Samuel, Owen and Lillian. She was the mother of…

  • Dover

    Noreen R. (Kelly) Ellis 12/19/2012 Andover, MA

    ANDOVER: Noreen R. (Kelly) Ellis, 71, died Wednesday, December 19, 2012 in the Merrimack Valley Hospice House surrounded by her family. Noreen was the wife of the late Edward C. Ellis who recently passed away in July. Born in Haverhill on August 4, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Paul S. and Rita (O’Hagan) Kelly. She had resided in Haverhill before moving to Andover in 1986. Noreen was a graduate of St. James High School class of 1959. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching at Bridgewater State University in 1963 and her Master’s Degree in Reading Education from Michigan State University in 1967. Noreen taught in the…

  • Winchester

    Edwin E. Welch 12/20/2012 Winchester, MA

    Welch, Edwin E. – of Stoneham, formerly of Winchester, Dec. 20, 2012. Beloved husband of Mary (Lordan) Welch. Loving father of Patricia Welch and her husband Ward Loveland of Redwood City, CA, and Kathleen Welch-Torres and her husband Edward, of West, Hills, CA, Ted Welch and his wife Danielle of Woburn. Dear brother of Jean Ledeux and her husband Dwayne of Billerica, and cousin of Richard Welch and his wife Ginny of CT. Devoted grandfather of Chris, Ted, Phil, Connor, Marie and Parker. Relatives and friends are invited to gather at the Costello Funeral Home 177 Washington St., Winchester on Thurs. Dec. 27 @ 9AM, followed by a Funeral Mass…

  • Chelmsford

    Joseph DeDominicis

    CHELMSFORD – Joseph D. DeDominicis, 78, a longtime resident of Chelmsford, passed away at his home on December 20, 2012. He was the beloved husband of the late Anna (Molino) DeDominicis who died in 2004. He was born in Medford on October 11, 1934 and was a son of the late Angelo P. and Regina C. (Cassetina) DeDominicis. Joseph was raised in Medford and graduated from Northeastern University with a BA in Mechanical Engineering. Following his early employment at Raytheon, Joseph worked for 45 years as an auto mechanic and gunsmith. He was an active member of the Lowell Sportsmen’s Club and an avid pilot. Joseph was a ‘hands on’…

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    Donald Sprague 12/19/2012 Westwood, MA / Canton, MA

    Donald E. Sprague age 88 of Westwood Passed away December 19th. Born in Boston he was raised in Hyde Park and attended Boston Schools. He was a self-employed flooring contractor for many years before retiring. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Weston. Beloved husband of Jean R. (Reichert). Father of Roger Sprague of FL, Donna Gurskie of Westwood, Harry & Wade Sprague both of NH and Matthew Sprague of Randolph. Brother of Florence Cole of NH, Madeline Lassich of CA & Andrew Sprague of Attleboro. Also survived by 8 grandchildren & 8 great grandchildren. Relatives and friends invited to attend a funeral…

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    Edward D. Sprague, 92

    Lynn native, U.S. Army veteran FITCHBURG — Edward D. Sprague, 92, of Vernon, Vt., passed away Sunday December 16,2012 in his home in Fitchburg, MA, with his family at his side. View Full Notice → Edward D. Sprague, 92

  • Fall River

    Doris J. (Desrosiers) Poitras 12/20/2012 Fall River, MA / Fall River, MA

    SWANSEA … Doris J. (Desrosiers) Poitras, 62, of Swansea passed away Thursday December 20, 2012. She was the spouse of William J. Poitras and the daughter of the late George and Jeanne (LaFlamme) Desrosiers. At the request of the family services are private. Arrangements are by the SOUTH COAST FUNERAL HOME, 1555 Pleasant Street, Fall River, View Full Notice → Doris J. (Desrosiers) Poitras 12/20/2012 Fall River, MA / Fall River, MA

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    Nancy Jane Fraser, 61

    GROVELAND — Nancy Jane Fraser 61, of Groveland, beloved companion of Roger Gagnon, also of Groveland, died Monday, December 17, 2012, at her home with Roger and her extended family. View Full Notice → Nancy Jane Fraser, 61

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    Robert H. “Robbie” Knowles, 48

    FORT MYERS, FL — Robert H. “Robbie” Knowles, Jr., 48, formerly of Gloucester, passed away unexpectedly of heart failure on Friday, December 7, 2012, at the Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, Fla. He was the husband of Traci (Aikens) Knowles. View Full Notice → Robert H. “Robbie” Knowles, 48

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    Patricia A. Mahon

    HOLDEN – Patricia A. (O’Connor) Mahon, 85, of Holden, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester. Born in Lawrence, she was the daughter of Arthur P. read more View Full Notice → Patricia A. Mahon

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    Irma Sue Ludlow

    Irma Sue (Sharff) Ludlow, 69, of Sharon died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. She was the wife of Thomas Ludlow, and is also survived by two children, Tobey Lovett and of Foxboro and Jeff Ludlow of California; and three grandchildren. View Full Notice → Irma Sue Ludlow

  • Marshfield

    Winifred McGurty 12/19/2012 Canton, MA / Marshfield, MA

    Winifred K. McGurty (MacFarlane) age 91 of Marshfield passed away December 19th at the Rice Evantide Home in Quincy surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Arlington, she graduated from Arlington High School. She lived many years in Marshfield where she was the Director of the CCD Program at St. Anne’s Church and owned and operated a bookstore called “Once Upon a Time”. She also previously lived many years in NY and Canton. Beloved wife of the late Arthur I. Mother of Keryn McKeon & her husband James of Northbridge, Nancy Pando & her husband Greg of Canton, Christopher McGurty & his wife Lisa of Quincy and the…

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    Ernest J. Daignault 12/19/2012 Worcester, MA / Whitinsville, MA

    Worcester – Ernest J. Daignault, 88, of Worcester, died on Wednesday, December 19th in the St. Camillus Healthcare Center after a long illness. He was born in Pownal, VT son of the late Joseph and Alma (Daigneault) Daignault and lived in Worcester most of his life. Ernest is survived by a brother, Maurice H. Daignault and two nephews Joseph and Stephen Daignault as well as their wives and families. He is predeceased by a brother Lawrence Daignault and two sisters, Yvonne Daignault and Arline Bourgoin. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served during World War II under General Patton. Ernest was a foreman for many years…

  • Abington

    Virginia M. (Perruzzi) Smith 12/18/2012 Abington, MA

    Abington – Virginia M. “Ginny” (Perruzzi) Smith 90, a longtime resident of Abington, died Tuesday December 18 after a period of failing health. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert G. Smith. Born and raised in Quincy she was the daughter of the late Donato and Margaret (Scolamiero) Perruzzi. Ginny has been a resident of Abington for over 40 years. She enjoyed gardening and “singing” but her greatest joy was her family. She is survived by her loving sons Daniel Smith of Abington and Richard W. Smith and his wife Lynn of Rockland. She is also survived by her three grandchildren Amanda, Anthony and Matthew Smith as well…

  • West Roxbury

    Angelo J. DiBari 12/20/2012 West Roxbury, MA

    DiBari, Angelo J. of West Roxbury, Dec. 20, 2012. Beloved husband of Elena (Piemonte) DiBari. Brother of Mary, Isabel, Carol, Josephine, Michael, and the late Anna Rose, and Antonette. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Monday, Dec. 24 at 9am. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Theresa Church at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours Sunday 3-7 pm. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Forest Hills Cemetery. Retired employee for 50 years to Stride Rite Shoe Co., Roxbury. Late U.S. Navy Veteran. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Angelo’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Assoc. 311…

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    Louis A. “Cecil” Cogliano 12/22/2012 Quincy, MA

    Cogliano, Louis A of Quincy, died December 20, 2012. Beloved husband of Alice (Scanlon) Cogliano of Quincy. Loving father of Kevin F. Cogliano and his wife Lisa of Weymouth and Kathleen A. Cogliano of Quincy. Brother of the late Louise LaVerde, Phillip, Dominic , Vincent and John Cogliano. Brother in law of Tillie Cogliano of Everett and Joan Cogliano of CT. Uncle and godfather of Tonia Schramm of Everett and Steven Cogliano of West Newbury. Louis is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Louis was born in Boston and lived most of his life in Quincy. He worked ro the Federal Government for 38 years as an accountant and…

  • New Bedford

    Berta Melo 12/19/2012 New Bedford, MA / New Bedford, MA

    New Bedford – Berta Melo, age 72, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at home. She was the beloved wife of Gabriel Melo. Berta was the loving mother of Luis Melo husband of Sue of Dartmouth and Linda Baker wife of Scott of Virginia. Mrs. Melo was the grandmother of Paul Melo. She is also survived by her siblings; Maria Cordeiro, Eduarda Oliveira, Margaret Pragana, Assuncao Pacheco, Maria Amaral, Mozart Amaral and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Melo was the sister of the late Manuel Amaral, Jose Amaral, Antonio Rebello and Izeolinda Amaral. Mrs. Melo was the daughter of the late Maria dosAnjos (Almeida) and the late Manuel Pacheco…