• Marshfield

    Frank A. Young 12/23/2012 Marshfield, MA

    Young, Frank A. of Marshfield, passed away on December 23, 2012 at the age of 74. Beloved husband of 48 years of Madeline “Sugar” (Marmai) Young. Loving father of Mark Young and his wife Sandra of Marshfield, Joseph Young and his wife Tara of Plymouth, Ann-Margaret Gorham and her husband William of Marshfield and Paul Young and his wife Kate of Marshfield. Loving grandfather of Ryan, Brianna, Megan, Emma, Nicholas, Mikayla, Joseph, Caitlyn, Ashley, Johnny, Travis and Wyatt. Dear brother of Henry, Robert, Fred, Claire and Joseph all of VT. Brother in law of Joseph Marmai and his wife Christine of Hanover. Son of the late Henry and Margaret (Taylor)…

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    José “Valado” Ledo 12/23/2012 Somerset, MA

    José “Valado” Ledo, age 87 of Somerset, passed away on Dec. 23, 2012. He was the beloved husband of Maria (Rocha) Ledo. Born in Santo Antonio Alem Capelas, São Miguel, Açores, the son of the late João Viveiros Ledo and the late Irmelinda (Soares) Ledo. Prior to retiring, Mr. Ledo worked for Duro Finishing as a Machine Operator. He was also a Parishioner of St. John of God Church. In addition to his wife of Somerset, he is survived by his children: Joseph Ledo of Somerset, Antonio Ledo of Swansea, Mary Cabral of Westport, and John Ledo of Somerset; 6 grandchildren; 1 great grandchildren; several nieces & nephews. His funeral…

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    Peter H. Smyth, Sr. 12/21/2012 Worcester, MA

    Peter H. Smyth, Sr., 68, of Worcester died Friday, December 21st in UMASS Memorial Medical Center – University Campus with his family by his side. He leaves behind his wife of 41 years, Kathryn (Wilson) Smyth; his three children, a son, Peter H. Smyth, Jr. and his wife, Jennifer of Edgartown, MA; a daughter, Heather A. Smyth; his youngest son, Thomas C. Smyth of Worcester; a brother, Christopher M. Smyth of Bethlehem, PA; two granddaughters, Shealyn Heather and Jocelyn Sage Smyth of Edgartown MA who were the light of his life. He was predeceased by his sister, Sally Mengel of Houston, Texas. He was born in Bethlehem, PA son of…

  • Raynham

    Bernard J. Lucey 12/21/2012 Raynham, MA

    In Taunton, December 21, 2012 Bernard J. Lucey son of the late James and Katherine (Baron) Lucey died at Morton Hospital at the age of 89. Bernard was born in Taunton and was a graduate of Coyle High School class of 1940. After high school, Bernard joined the US Navy serving from 19430-1946. Bernard was a retired manager of the Seminole Lounge in Hialeah FL, he also was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 611 in Taunton. He was the Uncle of his loving niece and caregiver Suzanne Rannacher and her husband Bruce of Taunton, Catherine Ranks of Augusta, Maine and John Lucey of Dartmouth. Brother of the late…

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    Patricia K. Holmberg 12/24/2012 Quincy, MA

    Holmberg, Patricia K. (Nichols) of Quincy, passed away December 24, 2012. Wife of the late Carl O. Holmberg. Loving mother of Kendra M. Jackson and her husband, Peter, of Quincy, Kristin L. DeCosta of Quincy, Carl E. Holmberg and his wife, Serena, and Jon A. Holmberg and his wife Deana, all of Revere. Sister of Carl A. Nichols of Washington. Also survived by 11 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, and many nieces and nephews. Patricia had worked for over 25 years as a money handler for Bank of America until her retirement. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Thursday 4-8 PM in the Keohane Funeral…

  • Provincetown

    Basil P. Santos 12/16/2012 Provincetown, MA

    Basil P. Santos 88, of Provincetown, died unexpectedly Sunday, December 16, 2012 at Cape Cod Hospital, just 7 weeks after the death of his beloved wife Gloria. Born in Provincetown on July 30, 1924, he was the son of the late Bazil and Maria Santos. Mr. Santos had a very full life. He graduated from Provincetown High School 70 years ago. During WWII he served in the Army Air Corps. He was stationed in Iceland and served as a Tail Gunner on a B-24 Aircraft. He was very proud of the time he spent serving his country but was very reluctant to discuss his war experience. Following his tour of…

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    Claire Collins, 84

    Beautician, famous for cake decorations NAHANT — Mrs. Claire (Rando) Collins, 84 years of Nahant died peacefully on Saturday December 22, 2012, at the home of her daughter and surrounded by her loving family. She is the wife of Sergeant Arthur H. Collins, a long serving member of the Nahant Police Department for 30 years. Claire was born in Nahant, the daughter of the late Thomas and Josephine (Lopes) Rando. She was raised in Nahant and graduated from Lynn English High School. She lived in Lynn for many years before returning to Nahant in 1959. View Full Notice → Claire Collins, 84

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    William Spatrick, 93

    Peabody — William Spatrick entered into rest December 22, 2012 at the age of 93. Beloved husband of Florence (Margolskee) Spatrick. Devoted father of Susan Dinkin and her husband Richard of Beverly, Phyllis Spatrick and her husband Chester Clarke of Worcester and Alan Spatrick and his wife Kaj Wilson of Newton. Loving brother of the late Anne Bornstein, Frances Shapiro and Arthur Spatrick. Cherished grandfather of Aaron Dinkin, Joseph Dinkin, Gabrielle Dinkin and Diana Clarke. WW II U.S. Army Veteran. View Full Notice → William Spatrick, 93

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    John R. Frongillo

    SHREWSBURY – John R. Frongillo, 85, of Shrewsbury, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, after a brief illness.Mr. Frongillo was born in Worcester, son of Henry A. and Angela Rose (LePera) Frongillo, graduated from North High School and attended Assumption College. read more View Full Notice → John R. Frongillo

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    George J. Racine 12/23/2012 Boston, MA

    George J. Racine, age 81, of Roslindale, formerly of Roxbury on December 23, 2012. Funeral services to be announced soon. View Full Notice → George J. Racine 12/23/2012 Boston, MA

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    Beatrice Nadeau, 89

    Dracut — Beatrice (Landry) Nadeau, 89, of Dracut passed away Friday at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Pontbriand, QC, Canada and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine (Trachy) Landry. View Full Notice → Beatrice Nadeau, 89

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    Speaker Thomas W. McGee

    SWAMPSCOTT — Thomas W. McGee, age 88, of Swampscott, formerly of Lynn, died on December 21, 2012. He was the husband of Grace Hogan-McGee. View Full Notice → Speaker Thomas W. McGee

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    Marielle Conon, 97

    Peabody — 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 Conon, 97

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    Blanche D. Ossoff, 89

    Peabody — Blanche D. (Hoffman) Ossoff, 89, of Peabody, MA, formerly of Marblehead, MA, died peacefully December 23, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Hyman Ossoff, loving mother of Richard Ossoff and his wife Heather Fenton of Atlanta, Georgia; Karen Ossoff of Salem, MA; Susan Ossoff and her husband Greg Durell of Plympton, MA; and David Ossoff and his wife Leslie of Concord, NH. Adoring grandmother of Jonathan Ossoff, Eric and Stephanie Durell, and Hannah, Joseph, and Samantha Ossoff. Sister of the late Katherine Hoffman, Harry Hoffman, Marion Tarshis and Joseph Hoffman (who died in childhood). Blanche was born and grew up in Hartford, CT. After attending the University of…

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    Neil J. Shaughnessy

    WORCESTER – Neil J. Shaughnessy, 51, of 14 Andover Street, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at home.Neil was born in Worcester, graduated from Tahonto Regional High School, Boylston, and Worcester State College. He was a US Postal employee for 27 years. Neil enjoyed his vacations on Cape Cod, Marshfield, trips to Paris and attending Elton John concerts. read more View Full Notice → Neil J. Shaughnessy

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    Katheryn M. (Shippee) Janes

    Newburyport, MA — Katheryn M. (Shippee) Janes, age 80, of Newburyport, died Friday, December 21, 2012 at Port Healthcare & Rehab Center in Newburyport, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Edgar L. Janes, who died March 9, 2004. View Full Notice → Katheryn M. (Shippee) Janes