• New Bedford

    Margaret A. Field 10/31/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Margaret A. (Whitmer) Field, 88, of New Bedford died Friday October 31, 2014 at Sacred Heart Home. She was the wife of the late William Field. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late John J. and Margaret (Adams) Whitmer, she lived in New Bedford all of her life. She was a communicant of Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish. Mrs. Field was formerly employed as a Special Education Teacher for the New Bedford Public School Department until her retirement. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary in Freetown. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Southeastern Massachusetts University and her Master’s…

  • Worcester County

    Clementina “Nellie” White 10/29/2014 Worcester, MA

    WORCESTER-Clementina A. “Nellie” (Pedone) White, 89, formerly of East Park Terrace in Worcester passed away peacefully on October 29th at Salmon Health and Retirement Home. She was born in Worcester, daughter of James and Rosa (Simone) Pedone and lived here her entire life. Nellie is survived by her daughter, Rosann L. Coogan and her husband Michael of Leicester along with her two grandsons, Christopher and John. She also leaves a sister Nina (Pedone) Trotsky and her husband David of Auburn and many nieces and nephews. Nellie was predeceased by her husband, Winton W. White in 1958 and by six brothers, Joe, Jack, Bart, “Spike”, Jimmy, and Anthony. Nellie lived a…

  • West Roxbury

    Robert “Scooby” Pishkin 10/28/2014 West Roxbury, MA

    PISHKIN, ROBERT “Scooby” passed away suddenly on October 28, 2014 at 9:28pm. Son of Patricia Pishkin of Roslindale and the late Axel Roberto Garcia. Brother of Paula Pishkin, Lori Pishkin, Patricia Pishkin and Kimberly Pishkin. Uncle of Angel Morales, Johnny Diaz, Jayden Soto-Baez, Jayleen Diaz and Kaysen Soto-Baez. Robert was one of a kind. A peaceful happy soul. He loved music, laughing, eating and being with his family. His memory will last forever. He will be greatly missed by his family and those who loved him. Visiting hours will be held in the P.E. Murray-F.J. Higgins, George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 2000 Centre St., WEST ROXBURY Monday, November…

  • Roxbury

    John M. Padgett Jr. 10/30/2014 West Roxbury, MA

    PADGETT, John M. Jr. 91, of Roslindale, born in Virginia, died peacefully surrounded by his family October 30. Beloved husband and soulmate of 69 years to Mary A. (Short) Padgett. Devoted Dad to Marsha Gortze and her husband Warren of Marston Mills, John M. Padgett, III and his wife Catherine of Roslindale, Carol Hopson and her husband Bob of Medway. Cherished grandfather of 6 and great grandfather of 5. John attended Wentworth Institute and retired from Muzi Motors in Needham after 33 years. He was an active member of the Submarine Veteran’s Chapter of Boston. He was honored to serve his country in the U.S. Navy Submarine Service during WWII…

  • Plymouth

    Evelyn Fitzgerald 10/30/2014 Raynham, MA / Plymouth, MA

    In Plymouth, October 30, 2014 Evelyn E. (Hindle) Fitzgerald, Age 78, passed away unexpectedly at Emerutis Senior Living in Plymouth. Evelyn was the wife of the late Robert F. Fitzgerald. She was born in Somerset, the daughter of the late William & Lillian (Wood) Hindle. Evelyn had resided in Raynham since 1959 and moved to Plymouth this past year. She was employed with the Raynham public school system as an administrative assistant for twenty five years. Evelyn enjoyed cooking, gardening, traveling and cherished her time with family, especially her beloved grandchildren. Evelyn is survived by her children Robert Fitzgerald of Stoughton and Keri Fitzgerald of Milton. She also leaves her…

  • LEICESTER

    Sandra Bard 10/29/2014 Leicester, MA

    Sandra L. (Butnes) Bard, 58 of Leicester died Wednesday, October 29th at home. She leaves her husband of 6 years, Eamonn Bard; a grandson, Gage Bard; her parents, Stanley and Carol Butnes of Leicester; a brother, Lee Butnes; a sister, Debra Butnes both of Worcester; and her dogs, Sparky and Baby. She was predeceased by a son, Scott Muncy and a daughter, Jillian Muncy. She was born in Auburn and graduated from Auburn High School. Sandra attended the Katherine Gibbs School in Providence. She worked at Worcester Polytechnic Institute for 13 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, working in her yard and gardening. Funeral services and burial will…

  • Everett

    Yvonne (DeWolf) DeVits 10/30/2014 Malden, MA / Everett, MA

    Yvonne J. DeVits, 85, passed away peacefully on October 30th, 2014 after a lenghty illness. Yvonne was born in Ninove, Belgium on November 22, 1928 to her parents Elizabeth(Popeliers) and Jozef DeWolf. She came to the U.S. with her husband in 1955 and settled in Malden. She worked for Schrafft’s in Charlestown for many years. After her husband’s untimely death she worked and retired from Whitehead Institute in Cambridge. First and foremost Yvonne was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a skilled seamstress and created many treasures through her talents for sewing and crocheting. Yvonne was the beloved wife of the late Leon DeVits. She…

  • Lawrence

    George Real Beaudoin 10/29/2014 Salem, NH / Lawrence, MA

    George Real Beaudoin, 82, of Salem, NH died Wednesday, Oct. 29th at Greystone Farm. Real was born in Canada and moved to Lawrence, MA when he was 10 years old. He began his working career at age 16 at Brockelman Brothers Grocery Store on Essex St. in Lawrence until he was drafted. Real was stationed at Ft. Bliss where he learned to drive heavy equipment. He worked as a machinist for Bolton Emerson in Lawrence, MA for many years. He also worked at Crown, Cork and Seal. Real was a member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. He loved to travel and enjoyed wintering in Boyton Beach,…

  • Gloucester

    Adrian L. Perry 10/29/2014 Gloucester, MA

    GLOUCESTER – Adrian L. Perry, 77, passed away early in the morning of Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at the residence of Den Mar Health and Rehabilitation Center, Rockport. He was the husband of Judith N. (Adams) Perry. Born on December 19, 1936, at the Leander M. Haskins Hospital (Restcroft) at the top of Summit Avenue in Rockport, he was the son of the late Joseph J. and Pearl G. (Haraden) Perry. He was raised in Gloucester and was a graduate of the Gloucester High School class of 1956. Following high school, Adrian graduated from the Beverly United Shoe Machinery Trade School and worked as a machinist. During this time, he…

  • Fall River

    Hilda (Botelho) Oliveira 10/31/2014 Fall River, MA

    Hilda (Botelho) Oliveira, age 95 of Fall River, passed away on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 at St. Anne’s Hospital. The family would like to thank Dr. Old and the staff of St. Anne’s Hospital, Dr. Abraham and the staff at the Catholic Memorial Home. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur A. Oliveira and the daughter of the late José and Guilhermina (Garcia) Botelho. Prior to retiring, Hilda worked in the Needle Trade as a Sewing Machine Operator and was a former Union Representative for Amalgamated. She is survived by her 2 children: Elizabeth Mello of Swansea and Rev. Robert Oliveira, pastor of Holy Name of the Sacred…

  • Chelmsford

    Afrodite Tziotziouras

    LOWELL – Afrodite (Kouskouras) Tziotziouras, age 82, of Lowell passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2014 at Blair House in Tewksbury. She was the beloved wife of Andreas Tziotziouras. She was born in Grevena, Greece on March 25, 1932, and was a daughter of the late Konstantinos and Olga (Voudintsiotis) Kouskouras. She immigrated to the United States in 1969. A talented seamstress, Afrodite was employed for many years by the former Solomon’s Fabric in Lowell. In her free time, she enjoyed knitting, cooking, tending to her dahlia’s and roses in her garden, and spending time with her adoring grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Afrodite is survived by her three children,…

  • Cambridge

    Valentine Jones

    JONES, Valentine Augustus, “A much-loved husband, father, and grandfather.” He was 91, fell asleep in death peacefully at his home on October 29, 2014 with his wife and family present. Born November 5, 1922 in his home country of Jamaica, he immigrated to the United States at the age of 29 where he met his wife, Eulene Browne. The two married and settled in Cambridge, MA, where they raised two sons Vernon and Vincent, as well as their daughter, Denise. For the next forty years, Valentine worked for Orion as a machinist until his retirement at age 69. Post-Retirement he devoted much of his time to evangelizing work as a…

  • Beverly

    William Lawson

    William W. Lawson 80, formerly of Hamilton, beloved husband of Patricia E. (Monahan) Lawson, died Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by his family. Born in Malden, he was the son of the late Walter and Esther (Thompson) Lawson. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as a member of the United States Army. Following the War, he went on to become a hairdresser in Boston, eventually settling in Salem, MA where he co-owned Hair Fashions Salon for many years. Following his career as a hairdresser he worked for ten years for the City of Beverly until his retirement. Bill enjoyed hunting…

  • Springfield

    Luis Ulloa

    Springfield- Luis R. Ulloa, 27, passed away on October 22, 2014. Luis was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on March 13, 1987 to Raul Ulloa and Ana L. Garcia. He was predeceased by his mother. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Antonia Figueroa, his father, 4 brothers and 4 sisters. The Calling Hours will be held on Wednesday, October 29, from 5 – 8 p.m. at Puerta Del Cielo® Funeral Home, 730 State St., Springfield. The Funeral and Burial will be in the Dominican Republic. View Full Notice → Luis Ulloa

  • Foxboro

    George Theos

    George Theos, age 78, of Tarpon Springs, Fla., formerly of Foxboro, passed away peacefully surrounded by the comfort of his loving family on Oct. 10, 2014. George was born in Ihalia, Kalamata, Greece, on Oct. 1, 1936 and immigrated to the United States in 1956, becoming a proud Greek American in 1961. He married his beloved wife Ethel (Georgopoulos) Theos in Boston on Sept. 30, 1962, recently celebrating their 52nd wedding anniversary. View Full Notice → George Theos

  • New Bedford

    Alfred Veer 10/29/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Alfred Veer, 96, of New Bedford passed away on Wednesday October 29, 2014 at home surrounded by his family after a brief illness. He was the husband of Margaret M. (Duggan) Veer; they had been married for 74 years. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Arthur Veer and Ida (Lariviere) Veer Normandin, he lived in New Bedford all of his life. He was a communicant of Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish. Mr. Veer was formerly employed as a screening machine operator at J.C. Rhodes until his retirement. He later worked at The General Store. During World War II, he served in the U.S.…

  • Worcester County

    David F. Johnson 10/30/2014 Worcester, MA

    Worcester – David F. Johnson, 71, of Worcester, died peacefully in his home on Thursday, October 30th after a period of declining health. David is survived by his fiancé, Claudia Guertin of Worcester; three daughters, April Johnson of Shrewsbury, Tanya Johnson of Worcester, Brenda Mason of Spencer; and three sons, Joseph Mullaney of Arizona, James Mullaney of Worcester and Eric Johnson of Worcester; a brother, Paul Johnson of Worcester; 7 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren and many nephews and nieces. Mr. Johnson was born in Worcester, son of the late Evald and Karin (Lund) Johnson. Dave earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Northeastern University in Business Engineering and later earned a Masters…

  • Wakefield

    LENA L. COVIELLO 10/27/2014 Wakefield, MA

    Lena L. Coviello, a lifelong resident of Wakefield, entered into eternal life on Monday, October 27, 2014 at Apple Valley Nursing Center in Ayer, Massachusetts following a lengthy illness. She was 92 years old. Lena was born in Wakefield on July 22, 1922, a daughter of the late Nicholas Coviello and Mary (Smith) Coviello. She grew up in Wakefield where she was educated in the Wakefield Public School system and graduated from Wakefield High School. Lena worked as an Executive Secretary for Honeywell Corporation for many years. Lena is the devoted sister of Mary Hanley of Chelmsford, Ella Stanley of Concord, New Hampshire and the late William Coviello, Christine Anderson,…

  • Tewksbury

    Glenna A. Nickerson 10/13/2014 Tewksbury, MA / Raymond, NH

    Glenna A. Nickerson of Raymond, NH, formerly of Tewksbury MANCHESTER, NH: Glenna A (Greathead) Nickerson, age 77, a resident of Raymond, NH for the past 10 years, formerly of Tewksbury, passed away at the Elliot Hospital in Manchester, NH on Monday, October 13, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Donald W. Nickerson, who passed away on May 16, 2002. Born in Lowell on January 3, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Frederick K. Greathead and the late Thelma B. (Chamberlin) Greathead. Glenna was raised in North Billerica, attended Billerica schools and graduated from the former Howe High School in 1954. She worked as a bookkeeper for the…

  • Roslindale

    Lafortune ‘Lavaud’ Victor 10/23/2014 Roslindale, MA

    Lafortune ‘Lavaud’ Victor (“Mr. Victor”) died peacefully on October 23, 2014 at the age of 84 at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. Mr. Victor was the loving husband of Marie Lourdes Victor, whom he loved unconditionally until his very last breath. He was also the devoted father to 17 children and 39 grandchildren. Mr. Victor was born in Haiti where he had the opportunity to work in politics as a tribunal judge and a Mayor of his commune. He worked tirelessly to make sure that those in his commune received fair treatment, and resources were plentiful. He moved to Boston, MA in 1980, where he lived until…

  • Spencer

    Pauline M. Kallio 10/30/2014 Spencer, MA

    SPENCER: Pauline M. (Simoneau) Kallio, 89, of Spencer, died peacefully at her home, on Thursday, Oct. 30th. She leaves her husband of 69 years, Raymond H. Kallio, her daughter Nancy J. and her husband Bernard Nowak, Jr. of Spencer, three grandchildren; Lisa Rockwood and her husband James of Cache, Ok., Marie Pasquale and her husband Joseph of Raleigh, NC., and Cheryl Lavoie and her husband John of West Newton, six great grandchildren Anna & Alex, Elena & Evan and Benjamin & Adam, several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by sisters Laura Simoneau, Evelyn Grenier and Irene Morrissey. Pauline was manager of the millinery dept. at the former Fair Dept.…

  • Needham

    Ellen M. (Erisman) Harrington 10/28/2014 Needham, MA

    Ellen M. (Erisman) Harrington, age 81, of Portsmouth, RI, formerly of Needham, MA, passed away, Tuesday October 28, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her family. For the past 57 years, she was married to Edward F. Harrington, U.S. District Judge. Born in Framingham, MA a daughter of the late William and Mary (O’Connell) Erisman, she spent her youth in Greenfield, MA, lived in Needham for many years, summered in Portsmouth, for over 40 years and moving there permanently upon her husband’s retirement. A graduate of Greenfield High School, Class of 1951, she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work from the College of New Rochelle in 1955,…

  • Lawrence

    Marcel G. St. Hilaire 10/24/2014

    Marcel G. St. Hilaire, 90, formerly of Methuen, MA, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Lawrence, MA, Marcel was educated in the Lawrence Schools and was a graduate of Lawrence High School. He then went on to graduate from Merrimack College with a degree in Education. A United States Navy Veteran, Marcel served during World War II. He was retired from the Internal Revenue Service where he worked as a Tax Examiner. Marcel was a Square Dancer for the Turkey Town Trotters of North Andover. He also enjoyed Line Dancing. The son of the late Simeon and Leontine (Gaudet) St. Hilaire, Marcel was the…

  • Fall River

    Joshua Morgado 10/25/2014 Fall River, MA

    FALL RIVER… Joshua Morgado, 34, of Fall River passed away October 25, 2014 at St. Anne’s Hospital. Born in Fall River, he was the loving husband of Kathryn (Charette) Morgado and was a son of Pedro and Maria F. (Amaral) Morgado of Fall River where he was a lifelong resident. Mr. Morgado worked as a fabric inspector for Swan Dying and Printing for 3 years. He enjoyed fishing, football and most importantly spending time with his family and friends. Along with his wife and parents, survivors include his two sons; Andrew and Mason Morgado, both of Fall River, a brother: Peter Morgado and his wife Maria of Fall River, two…

  • Springfield

    Julia Vazquez

    Springfield- Julia Vazquez, 89, passed away on October 27. Julia was born in Comerio, Puerto Rico on August 27 to Jose Torres and Dominga Hernandez. She was predeceased by her husband, Benigno Vazquez and her parents. She leaves to cherish her memory: her 6 sons, Eufemio and Carlos Cartagena, Benigno, Antonio, Jose and Samuel Vazquez; 5 daughters, Aleja Ramos, Ana L. Cartagena, Rosa Cordero, Emily Vazquez and Sandra Vazquez; 27 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. She will be greatly missed. The Calling Hours will be Monday, Nov. 3, from 6 – 8 p.m. at North End Funeral Home, 130 Carew St., Springfield. The Funeral Services will be on Tuesday, Nov.…

  • Boston

    Sister James Anthony Messenger, SC 10/30/2014 Boston, MA

    Sister James Anthony Messenger, SC, (Olive E. Messenger) of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on October 30, 2014. A Sister of Charity (Halifax) for 74 years who was missioned in Quebec, Kelowna, BC, Renton, Washington, Cranbrook, BC, locally in St. Kevin’s, Dorchester, St. Patrick’s, Lawrence and Mount Saint Vincent, Wellesley. Beloved daughter of the late John and Winifred (Stone) Messenger. Sister of the late Dan, John, Paul, Ralph, Robert, Mary and Louise Messenger, Pearl Veseskis and Clare Whynot. Also survived by her nieces Patty Reed of South Boston and Donna Reed of Quincy as well as many other nieces and nephews. Visiting hours at Mt. St. Vincent, 125 Oakland St.…

  • New Bedford

    Antonio P. Torres 10/29/2014 New Bedford, MA

    New Bedford – Antonio P. Torres, age 61 of New Bedford, passed away on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the late Jose DaSilva Torres and Maria Delores (Perreira) and was the husband of Maria Delores Torres. Born in Ribeira Grande, St. Michael, Azores he moved to this country and worked as the head chef at Inner Bay Restaurant for many years. His family includes his 2 children Stanley DaSilva and Shawnetta DaSilva both of Florida; 2 Stepchildren: Lisa Amaral and Jason Vieira both of New Bedford; 6 siblings: Angie Silva wife of John, Joe Torres husband of Maria, Louisa…

  • Belmont,  Waltham

    Karen Kimball

    Of Waltham, passed away Wednesday evening October 29th, 2014 with beloved family by her side at Newton – Wellesley Hospital after a long illness at the age of 71. Complete obituary to follow. Relatives and Friends are respectfully invited to attend Funeral Services from the Brasco & Sons Memorial Funeral Home, 773 Moody Street, WALTHAM on Monday morning Nov. 3rd at 9:00 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of Karen’s Life at Saint Charles Borromeo Church, 51 Hall Street, Waltham at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Mount Feake Cemetery in Waltham. Visiting Hours will be held in the Funeral Home on Sunday Nov. 2nd from 1:00…

  • Medfield,  Millis

    Alexander Will

    WILL, Alexander A. age 34, of Ludlow, VT, formerly of Dover, Oct. 26, 2014, beloved son of Anne M. (McGrail) Will of Dover and Francis A. Will of Weston. Loving brother of Elizabeth Capodilupo of Sudbury, Alyssa W. McGurk of Medfield and Rory M Will of NTC. Visiting hours to which all are invited will be held Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00PM at the Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 Miller St., Medfield. In lieu of flowers contributions in Alex’s memory can be made at giveforward.com. View Full Notice → Alexander Will

  • Waltham

    Brenda Capello

    Of Newton, passed away peacefully early Thursday morning October 30th, 2014 with close friends by her side in her home after a long illness at the age of 73. Complete obituary to follow. The Brasco & Sons Memorial Chapels of WALTHAM will be assisting Brenda’s Family with arrangements. View Full Notice → Brenda Capello