• Sharon

    Catherine P. (Molloy) Crockett 12/24/2012 Mansfield, MA / Sharon, MA

    Catherine P. Crockett, 88 Dateline: Mansfield, MA Catherine P. (Molloy) Crockett, 88, of Mansfield, formerly of Sharon, passed away on Monday, December 24, 2012 at the Ellis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Norwood. Funeral arrangements will be announced with a complete obituary to follow. View Full Notice → Catherine P. (Molloy) Crockett 12/24/2012 Mansfield, MA / Sharon, MA

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    Patricia A. (Cote) Volonino, 75

    Nokomis, Florida — Haverhill: Patricia A. (Cote) Volonino, 75, died suddenly on December 19, 2012, while staying in Nokomis, Florida. She was the devoted wife to her loving husband of thirty-eight years, Daniel P. Volonino. View Full Notice → Patricia A. (Cote) Volonino, 75

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    Marielle Bousquet Conon, 97

    Formerly of Lynn AIKEN, SC — Marielle Bousquet Conon died on Friday, December 21, 2012 at home with her family present in Aiken, South Carolina. She was 97 years old. View Full Notice → Marielle Bousquet Conon, 97

  • Bridgewater

    Janice I. MacCorkle 12/24/2012 Bridgewater, MA / Norton, MA

    Janice I. MacCorkle. 61 Dateline: Bridgewater, MA Janice I. MacCorkle, 61, of Bridgewater, formerly of Norton, passed away on Monday, December 24, 2012 at the Kindred Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in East Bridgewater. Funeral arrangements will be announced with a complete obituary to follow. View Full Notice → Janice I. MacCorkle 12/24/2012 Bridgewater, MA / Norton, MA

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    Stella M. (Pied) Cote 12/22/2012 Salem, MA

    Salem: Stella M. (Pied) Cote, age 97 of Salem, died at the North Shore Medical Center, Salem Hospital Saturday, December 22, 2012, following a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Onil Cote, with whom she had shared 49 years of marriage. Born and raised in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Napoleon and Celina (Noury) Pied. A graduate of Ste. Chretienne Academy in Salem, Stella studied hairdressing at a young age and shortly after completing her courses opened her own salon in Salem, which she continued to operate into her early eighties. She was an active member of the North Shore Cosmetologist Assoc. Stella was…

  • Wayland

    John Turchinetz 12/22/2012 Wayland, MA

    WAYLAND: John Turchinetz, 88, died on Saturday, December 22, 2012 following a brief illness. He was born in Boston on September 3, 1924 the son of the late Eugene Turchinetz and Victoria (Skryzinski) Turchinetz. He was the beloved husband for 60 years of the late Helen May (Patriquin) Turchinetz who died on September 19, 2011. He is survived by his loving son Jay J. Turchinetz and his wife Beverly of Chelmsford. Cherished grandfather of Paul J. Turchinetz and Michael N. Turchinetz both of Chelmsford. John spent his formative years in the West End of Boston and graduated from Boston Trade School. He has been a resident of Wayland for the…

  • New Bedford

    Hilda Lopes 12/24/2012 New Bedford, MA

    Hilda Lopes, 95, of New Bedford died Monday December 24, 2012 at the New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home. Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Antonio and Carolina (Barros) Lopes, she lived in Connecticut for 50 years before returning to New Bedford. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Miss Lopes was formerly employed at the Sterling Retirement Home in Bridgeport, CT until her retirement. She enjoyed doing arts and crafts and singing, and had been a member of her church choir while living in Connecticut. Hilda was a devoted daughter, loving sister, and cherished aunt. She was always there to take…

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    James D. Blood Jr., 75

    Survived by many LYNN — James D. Blood Jr., 75, of Lynn, December 22, 2012. Survived by loving wife and best friend, Maryann (Meere); five children; 10 grandchildren and many extended family members. View Full Notice → James D. Blood Jr., 75

  • Fall River

    OBITUARIES 12-25-12

    Catabia, Albon, 93, Fall River Higson, Janet, 81, Warren, R.I. Ledo, Jose, 87, Somerset Pacheco, Maria J., 95, Fall River   View Full Notice → OBITUARIES 12-25-12

  • Medway

    Alice M. Reardon 12/23/2012 Millis, MA / Medway, MA

    Alice M. (Bayramshian) Reardon, 99, formerly of Millis, died December 23, in the Medway Country Manor. She was the wife of the late Lawrence Reardon who died in 1978. Born in Bridgewater, September 16, 1913, the daughter of the late Advis and Lucy (Garabedian) Bayramshian, Mrs. Reardon had lived in Millis for most of her life prior to moving to East Falmouth where she lived for several years until moving to Bellingham where she stayed until entering Medway Country Manor. Mrs. Reardon had been a designer of ladies handbag for over thirty years. She had worked for the Carlton Bag company. Alice was an avid painter. Mrs. Reardon is survived…

  • Beverly

    Warren E. Connolly 12/23/2012 Danvers, MA / Beverly, MA

    DANVERS: Warren E. Connolly, 68, died Sunday, December 23, 2012 at home with his loving wife, Sandra L. (Hamilton) Connolly by his side. They shared twenty-three years of marriage. Born in Beverly on January 31, 1944 he was the son, Bessie (Wilcox) Connolly of Beverly and the late William E. Connolly. He was a graduate of Beverly High School and Newbury Junior College. Warren enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in Amarillo, Texas from 1962 until he was honorably discharged in 1966. He received recognition as a Small Arms Expert Marksman. Warren owned his own telecommunication business’s for over thirty years before being sold in 2003. He…

  • Southbridge

    Putnam Jones of Charlton, November 30, 1999 – December 23, 2012

        CHARLTON:  Putnam P. Jones, 93, of Brookfield Rd, died peacefully at home on Sunday, December 23, after an illness.   His wife, Norma (Leno) Jones, died in 1997.  He leaves 5 sons; Robert and his wife Betty of Clayton, N.C., Scott of Trinidad, CO., Jim and his wife Debbie of Oakhill, FL., Kevin and his wife Debbie, of Edgewater, FL., and Richard of Oxford; a daughter Sally Mahan of Charlton, with whom he lived; a sister Nancy Boucher of Anaheim, California; 23 grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren, and 4 great-great-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by a son Putnam, Jr., daughter Sue McKinstry, brother Robert, and sisters Pearl, Alice, and Evelyn. Putnam was…

  • Somerville

    Henry “PAT” Welch 12/24/2012 Somerville, MA

    Welch Henry Pat “Putzie” Welch, a lifelong resident of Charlestown on December 24, 2012.  He was the cherished father of Mary Welch of Somerville, Patricia Welch of Lakeville, Patrick Welch of Lakeville and Richard Welch of Battle Creek, MI. A devoted brother of Theresa Lang, Joseph, Edward “Ned”, John Welch, the late Loretta Welch, Mildred Wall, Lillian Boutilier, Michael “Midnight Mike” and Leo “The Cat” Welch. Proud grandfather of Addison Graham. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral from the Brown-Flaherty Funeral Home, 261 Washington Street, Union Square, Somerville on Saturday at 9am. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Francis de Sales Church, Charlestown…

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    Renate H. (Schlemminger) Weber, 78 12/22/2012 Worcester, MA

    Renate H. (Schlemminger) Weber, 78, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2012, at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. She leaves her husband of 58 years, Henry A. Weber; her daughter, Monica R. Sahinis and her husband Vasilios of Worcester; granddaughter, Alyssa K. Sahinis; brother-in-law, Richard P. Abdella, Sr., of Worcester; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her son, Steven H. Weber, and two sisters, Agnes E. Kull and Edeltraut C. Abdella. Renate was born in Mariampol, Lithuania, daughter of Otto and Herta E. (Kirstein) Schlemminger. She immigrated to the U.S. in 1952 with her family at the age of 18. Renate worked for the Worcester public…

  • Roslindale

    Helen Bartko 12/21/2012 Roslindale, MA

    Helen Bartko of Roslindale on December 21, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Theodore S. Bartko. Loving mother of Robert “Bob” Bartko and Paul Bartko. Sister of Olga Bodnar. A Funeral Service will be held at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Wednesday December 26 from 9 am – 10 am. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery. View Full Notice → Helen Bartko 12/21/2012 Roslindale, MA

  • Webster

    Fernando A. Mariscal 12/22/2012 Webster, MA

    Worcester Fernando A. Mariscal, 69, of Upsala St., passed away Saturday, December 22, 2012 at Wachusett Health Care in Holden. His wife, Dorila C. (Duran) Mariscal died in 1991. He leaves a son; Douglas F. Mariscal and his wife Siobhan of Worcester, his mother; Carlotta Mariscal of Guayaqil, Ecuador, two brothers ; Guillermo and Franklin and a sister Corlotta all of Ecuador, 4 grandchildren; Brittany, Tatiana, Eathyn and Lillian, many cousins and family friends in MA.,N.Y.,N.C., and Ecuador. Fernando was predeceased by his father, Orlando and a brother Carlos. He was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador and came to New York in 1969 and moved to Worcester in 1976. He worked…

  • Wayland

    Luella M. (Shepard) Place 12/22/2012 Sudbury, MA / Wayland, MA

    SUDBURY: Luella Melba (Shepard) Place, 93, of Sudbury died peacefully at home on December 22, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Ella was born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada on November 6, 1919 the daughter of the late Llewellyn Shepard and Julia (Hilliard) Shepard. She moved to “the states” in her late teens and there she met and married Irving Place in 1941. Ella and Irving enjoyed 50 years of marriage until Irving’s death in October of 1991. They lived in Wayland until 1952 then moved to Sudbury where she has resided for the past 61 years. Ella leaves nine children: Julia Patz and her husband Stan of New…

  • Tewksbury

    Thomas “Bud” Benoit 12/24/2012 Tewksbury, MA

    …retired Teamster; 80 TEWKSBURY – Thomas “Bud” Benoit, age 80, a member of a large well known Tewksbury family, died Monday morning, December 24, at the Manchester V.A. Hospital with his loving wife at his side. He was the beloved husband of Joan M. (Smith) Benoit, with whom he had celebrated a 54th wedding anniversary this past April 6th. He was born in Tewksbury, June 2, 1932, one of nine children of the late Arthur and Agnes (Hurley) Benoit, and had remained a Tewksbury resident, and communicant of St. William’s Church, throughout his life. He served in the Army’s Transportation Corps in Korea during the Korean War. He was a…

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    Robert P. Heavey, Sr. 12/22/2012 Sudbury, MA / Wolfboro, NH

    Robert P. Heavey, Sr., 84, of Wolfeboro, NH, died Saturday, December 22, 2012 at his daughter’s home in Londonderry, NH, surrounded by family. He is survived by one daughter, Mary E. McQueeney and her husband Michael of Londonderry, two sons, Robert P. Heavey, Jr of Manchester, NH and Frank J. Heavey and his wife Whitney of Acton, MA, five Granddaughters, Kaitlyn, Elizabeth, Jennifer, Grace and Madeleine, one brother, Jack Heavey of Chatham, MA, as well as nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife of 37 years, Esther B. (Bradley) Heavey in 2001 and by his sister M. Patricia Gaffney. He was born September 30, 1928 in Boston, MA,…

  • Dudley

    Jennie J. (Rybacki) Norowski 12/23/2012 Dudley, MA

    DUDLEY – Jennie J. (Rybacki) Norowski, 90, died Sunday, December 23, 2012 in Southbridge Nursing & Rehab Center. Her husband of 50 years, Andrew J. Norowski, died in 1996. She leaves a son, James A. Norowski and his wife Elaine E. Norowski and their children Benjamin, Aaron and Rebecca, all of Dudley; a daughter. Christine E. Bernier and her husband Richard C. Bernier of Palm Beach Gardens, FL and their son Jeff Bernier and his wife Anne of Duxbury and their children Jack, Luke and Alex; a sister, Irene Bombardier of Webster; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kimberly Bernier, and by her 2 brothers,…

  • New Bedford

    Maria Olivia Tomko 12/22/2012 New Bedford, MA / New Bedford, MA

    New Bedford – Maria Olivia Tomko, age 65, passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a long courageous battle with breast cancer. Mrs. Tomko was the beloved wife of Michael J. Tomko. She is survived by her 4 siblings: Marcia Moniz, Connie Rodriguez, Pauline Fernandes, and John Sousa. Mrs. Tomko is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Tomko was born on the Island of Madeira, Portugal, the daughter of the late Conceicao (Abreu) and Manuel Sousa. She has lived in this area since 1973. Mrs. Tomko worked as a housekeeper at St. Luke’s Hospital and also worked at New Bedford Thread Company for…

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    Frank Joseph Prajzner

    CHICOPEE- Frank Joseph Prajzner, 91, died December 22, 2012 at Willimansett Center West. He was born in Chicopee on March 22, 1921 a son of the late Stanley and Mary (Wojnar) Prajzner. He grew up on a dairy farm in Southampton where he developed a love of fishing, hunting and gardening. There was no car he couldn’t fix and nothing he could not build. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII from 1942-1945 as a petty officer 2nd class aboard LST 318 which served in the North Africa and Italy Theatres until the ship was beached off the coast of Italy after being hit by a German bomber in…

  • Waltham

    Marguerite Connor

    Marguerite N.L. Connor, age 83, longtime resident of Waltham, entered into eternal rest on Friday, December 21, 2012 surrounded by loved ones in the peace of her own home. Born in Belmont on September 25, 1929, she was the daughter of the late John and Catherine O’Callaghan, sister of late Eileen Jefferson and Donald O’Callaghan and predeceased by her brother Thomas E. “Sonny” O’Callaghan. Marguerite was a beloved and devoted mother and grandmother and her great enjoyment was spending time with her family. She loved gardening, baking, traveling to Italy and Ireland, quilting and helping others. Marguerite worked at the Waltham Council on Aging and the former Waltham Hospital. She…

  • Jamaica Plain

    Maria Socorro Polanco 12/24/2012 Jamaica Plain, MA

    Maria Socorro Polanco, age 86, of Jamaica Plain, formerly of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on December 24, 2012. Loving mother of 10 children. Visiting hours at the Brady & fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Wednesday December 26 from 6-9 PM. Funeral service at the funeral home on Thursday December 27 from 10 am – 11 am. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery, Boston. View Full Notice → Maria Socorro Polanco 12/24/2012 Jamaica Plain, MA

  • Hull

    Frank J. Fazio 12/22/2012 Quincy, MA / Hull, MA

    Frank J. Fazio died peacefully after 96 wonderful years of life and love. Married for 69 year to Mary N. (Pellegrino), he was the father of John C. Fazio and his wife Lisa and daughter Francine F. Townsend and husband Paul. Proudly survived by grandsons Frank and John Townsend and families and granddaughters Dena, Athena, and Emma Fazio as well as 4 great grandchildren: Elena, Frank, Mary and Eleanor. Brother of Charles Fazio and his wife Viola of FL and the late Catherine Baglione and Philip Fazio. Frank was a founding member of the Carl Frank’s orchestra and performed at many weddings and happy events from the 40’s to 60’s.…

  • Chelmsford

    Felix LaRiviere

    DRACUT – Felix A. “Fil” LaRiviere, Jr., 71, of Dracut and formerly of East Boston, passed away on December 22, 2012 at Lowell General Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Carol D. (Lefter) LaRiviere. He was born in Salem, MA on July 25, 1941 and was a son of the late Felix A. and Marjorie (Dow) LaRiviere. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. Prior to his retirement, Fil was employed by GE as an Aircraft Engineer for over 30 years. He enjoyed vacationing in Montreal and West Palm Beach, FL. n addition to his loving wife, Fil is survived by sons Keith P. LaRiviere and…

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    Eva M. McDonald, 92

    Enjoyed sewing crafts and cooking LYNN — Mrs. Eva M. (Dore) McDonald, age 92, of Lynn, died Friday, December 14, 2012 in a local nursing home after a lengthy illness. She was the beloved wife of the late James P. McDonald. View Full Notice → Eva M. McDonald, 92