• Falmouth

    Michael J. Tasha 10/30/2014 Provincetown, MA / Harwich, MA / Falmouth, MA

    Michael James Tasha died suddenly at Cape Cod Hospital on October 30, 2014. He was 66. Born and raised in Provincetown, he was the son of the late William and Irene (Macara) Tasha. He graduated from Provincetown High School in 1966 and attended Bentley College. Mr. Tasha started out his career driving a truck for Cape Cod Oil in 1968. He and his wife purchased the company in 1974. Through hard work, determination and grit, Mike and his business partner, dear friend Regan Jason purchased Canal Fuel in Sagamore. These two beginning companies grew into a large enterprise on the Cape through the years. During his limited free time, Mike…

  • Dedham

    James F. Hughes 10/31/2014 Dedham, MA

    HUGHES, James F. Of Dedham, October 31st. Son of the late C. Frank and Marguerite (Cotter) Hughes. Beloved husband of Nancy (Anne Shea) Hughes for 61 years. Devoted father of Rosemary H. Grant and her husband Michael of Walpole, Jack Hughes and his wife Kathleen of Canton, James F. Hughes, Jr., Capt. USN (retired) and his wife Kathleen of Vriginia Beach, VA. Grandfather of Michael, Kerry, Laura, Shannon, Caroline and Griffin. Brother of John Hughes of Pembroke, Vincent Hughes of Tennessee, Christopher Hughes of Hyde Park and the late Marguerite Moulin and Nancy Hannon. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Jim was a former teacher and administrator for the…

  • Brockton

    Wayne Earl Ash 11/1/2014 Brockton, MA / Brockton, MA

    Wayne E. Ash (40) of Brockton died November 1st in the city. He was born in Lafayette, Louisiana son of Anthony and Denise (Ash) Smith both of Brockton. Wayne worked at Fiber Tech Corp. as a insulation technician. He loved to fish and produce rap music at his studio in Brockton. In addition to his parents he is survived by 3 brothers Marcus A. Smith of Brockton, Nelson J. Ash and Jeremy B. Smith both of Taunton, 2 sisters Joyce Watson of Brockton and Calvina Struthers of Boston, many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held in the Home of Funerarias Multi Culturel with Visitation prior at a time…

  • Boylston

    Stephen P. Derrah 11/1/2014 West Boylston, MA

    WEST BOYLSTON-Stephen P. Derrah, 60, passed away Sat., Nov. 1st. Complete obituary will appear in Wednesday’s Telegram. Arrangements are in the care of FAY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 1 W. Boylston St. View Full Notice → Stephen P. Derrah 11/1/2014 West Boylston, MA

  • Foxboro

    Obituaries published week of Oct. 23

    Benjamin B. O’Sullivan Benjamin B. O’Sullivan, age 82, passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 at Norwood Hospital surrounded by the comfort of his loving family. He was the son of the late Patrick and Helena (McHugo) O’Sullivan. View Full Notice → Obituaries published week of Oct. 23

  • Boston

    Joseph W. Cook 11/1/2014 Boston, MA

    Cook, Joseph W. of Brockton, formerly of Jamaica Plain on November 1, 2014. Loving husband of Donna M. (Sheedy). Son of Dorothy E. (Frieburger) Cook- Pina and the late Frederick L. Cook. Father of Cora, Laurie, Kenneth, Frederick, Sean, Robert and his wife Danielle. Brother of Mary Roach of Hanover, Donna Zade of Brockton, Nancy Bushway of Brockton, Christine LeMay-Brace of Brockton, Kelly Morrison of Bridgewater and William Pina of NC. Also survived by 8 Grandchildren and one Grandchild on the way as well as many nieces, nephews and his beloved pets, Rosie, Fluff and Ricky. Friend of Bill W. Visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10…

  • Hudson

    Maria B. (Monteiro) Carvalho 10/31/2014 Hudson, MA / Wareham, MA

    Hudson, MA Maria B. (Monteiro) Carvalho, 89, of Hudson, died on Friday, October 31st, surrounded by her loving family at The Reservoir Center in Marlboro. She was the beloved wife of 57 years to the late Joao B. Carvalho who died in 2005. Maria was born and raised in Santa Maria, the Azores of Portugal, daughter of the late Antonio P. Montiero and Maria J. (Braga) Montiero. She emigrated to Hudson from Portugal in 1981 and took great pride in raising her family in Hudson. She was employed for many years by Thomas Taylor and Sons Co. in Hudson. Maria always looked forward to trips back to Santa Maria and…

  • Methuen

    Michael W. Scott 11/1/2014 Methuen, MA

    Methuen – Michael W. Scott passed away on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Lawrence General Hospital. He was 55 years old and the beloved husband of Janice F. (Fox) Scott, to whom he was married for 36 years. Born in Lawrence, MA on July 28, 1959, Mike was the son of the late George and Selma (Saba) Scott. He graduated from Methuen High School and was then a corpsman in the U.S. Navy. He then worked as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) most recently at the Methuen Health & Rehabilitation Center. Mike was a devoted family man and loved to spend time with his entire family, but his greatest…

  • Natick

    Chester W. Mahon 11/1/2014 Natick, MA / Bolton, MA / Framingham, MA / Fall River, MA

    NATICK: Chester W. Mahon, age 94, a retired mechanical engineer and World War II Navy veteran, died on November 1, 2014. Devoted husband of the late Alida (Campbell) Mahon, he is survived by daughters Linda Tomasetti and husband Skip of Natick, Charlotte Farnsworth and husband Curt of Bolton, son Edward Mahon of Framingham, and many loved grandchildren and great-grandchildren. His Services will be held in the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street at Natick Common, on Friday, Nov. 7th at 10:30AM. Relatives and friends may visit with the family beginning at 9:00AM. Interment Glenwood Cemetery. Donations may be made in Chet’s name to the Natick VNA, 209…

  • Woburn

    Anne M. Lombardozzi 11/2/2014 Arlington, MA / Medford, MA / Woburn, MA

    Lombardozzi, Anne M. (Agostino) of Arlington formerly of Medford, November 2nd. Beloved wife of the late Guido “Bill” Lombardozzi. Devoted mother of Lynda Tringali of Arlington and her longtime companion Bill MacDonald of Methuen. Loving grandmother of Christopher Tringali of Arlington. Sister of James Agostino of Arlington, Mary Pasquale of Medford, Dorothy Nyberg of Arlington, the late Thomas Agostino, Alice Vallario, Rose Miller and Philomena “Fannie” Galluzzo. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and extended family. Funeral from the McLaughlin – Dello Russo Funeral Home, 60 Pleasant St., Woburn, Thursday, November 6th, at 11 a.m. followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Agnes Church, 30…

  • Acton

    Joseph Desmond Pallies

    Joseph Desmond Pallies, 84, died peacefully Sat. Nov. 1, 2014 at the Emerson Hospital in Concord. Mr. Pallies was born and raised in NJ, the son of the late William and Anne (Grennan) Pallies. A graduate of St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, he served in the US Army during the Korean War and was a retired engineer for Lane Construction Co. of CT. Mr. Pallies loved music, especially rock operas, and played a number of instruments. He also loved to tinker with electronics and built TVs and stereo systems. He met his wife of 57 years, Sheila Kay (Hart) in Las Vegas, where they were married in the Chapel of…

  • Reading

    Maria Pasquale 11/1/2014 Somerville, MA / Reading, MA

    Maria Pasquale, 92 of Somerville, died Saturday after a long illness in the Winchester Hospital, Winchester. Born in Italy, she lived in Somerville since 1964 and was the daughter of the late Marianna (Nazorroli) and Achille Pasquale. Maria was a stitcher in the garment industry and retired in 1987. Beloved wife of Ferdinando Pasquale. Devoted mother of Gabriel Pasquale and his wife Angela of Reading, and Domenic Pasquale of Somerville. Loving grandmother of Gabriel Pasquale Jr., Jennifer O’Donnell and her husband John, Greg Tocco and his wife Georgana. Loving great grandmother of Lige Tocco. Sister of the late Ottaviano, Alessandro and Pietro Pasquale. Funeral from the Dello Russo Funeral Home,…

  • Watertown

    Ruth Chobanian 11/1/2014

    Chobanian,Ruth A. of Belmont, November 1, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Coorken Edward Chobanian. Devoted mother of Arthur Chobanian and his wife Bonni Lee, John Chobanian and his wife Stephanie Pawlowski and the late Susan Chobanian. Loving grandmother of Julia, Emma, Caroline, Luke, Monique and Cook. Sister of the late Sarkis Vartanian. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral service at Saint Stephen’s Armenian Church, 38 Elton Avenue on Tuesday, November 4 at 11:00 a.m. Visiting hours at the Aram Bedrosian Funeral Home, 558 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown on Monday from 5 – 8 p.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. In lieu of flowers,…

  • Lawrence

    Ronald K. Richard 10/19/2014 Lawrence, MA

    Ronald K. Richard, a lifelong resident of Lawrence, MA, died suddenly at home on Sunday, October 19th. He was born on March 29, 1951 in Lawrence to the late George and Helen Trikamas Richard. He was predeceased by his lifelong partner and husband David Rosinski. Ronald was an avid military history buff and adored his pet doves. Educated in the Lawrence School System, Ronnie is survived by six brothers and four sisters: Michael Richard and his wife Debra of Methuen; Raymond Richard of Haverhill; James Richard of West Virginia; Robert Richard and his wife Theresa of Methuen; George Richard, Jr. of Manchester, NH; David Richard and his wife Anna of…

  • Brockton

    John D. Hayes 10/30/2014 Brockton, MA

    John D. Hayes, age 60, of Brockton, died peacefully on the evening of October 30, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the devoted husband of Kathleen M. (Nixon) Hayes. John was born and raised in Brockton, son of the late Walter E. and A. Rose (DiNunno) Hayes. He was a graduate of Brockton High School and had been a longtime employee of F.W. Webb Company until his illness. John and Kathleen resided in Melbourne, FL for ten years before returning to Brockton. Time spent with Kathleen and their dogs, Amos and Andy and Jack and Buddy, gave him the most enjoyment in his life. He…

  • Boston

    Richard A. DeChellis 11/1/2014 Boston, MA / Brockton, MA

    Richard A DeChellis 73, of Brockton died November 1, 2014 in the Brockton Hospital following a period of failing health. He is the husband of Judy (Burgess) DeChellis. He was born and raised in Boston and was the son of the late Mario and Mildred (Wilmot) DeChellis. He was a graduate of Don Bosco High School, Boston and served in the US Army and Army reserves. Richard worked as a machinist for more than 40 years for the Masoneilon Company in Avon retiring 10 years ago. In addition to his wife Judy, Richard is survived by his three sons; Rich DeChellis and his girlfriend Tanya Porter of Brockton, Brian and…

  • New Bedford

    Joseph Gallant, Jr. 10/31/2014 New Bedford, MA

    New Bedford – Joseph Gallant, Jr., age 54 of New Bedford, passed away, unexpectedly, on Friday, October 31, 2014 at his home. He was the son of Florence (Dean) and the late Joseph W. Gallant. Joseph was a lifelong resident of this area. Known as a hardworking, savvy businessman, Mr. Gallant was the Proprietor of an Appliance Recycling Company. He was also very kindhearted and loved his family very much. He is survived by his mother, Florence (Dean) Gallant; 2 children: Joseph Gallant III of New Bedford and Jason Gallant of Norton, Ma; 2 grandchildren: Darian and Lacia Gallant; 2 siblings: Diane Faria-Sylvia of Fairhaven and Bruce Gallant and his…

  • Watertown

    Stephen Athas

    Stephen C Athas., of Watertown, Mass., passed away unexpectedly on October 31, 2014. Beloved son of the late Constantine and Irene (Aftosmes) Athas. Beloved Stepson of Julia Athas. Loving brother of Katheryn Boudreau and her husband Robert. Also survived by many relatives and friends. Funeral Service on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 11am at the Taxiarchae Greek Orthodox Church, 25 Bigelow Ave., Watertown, MA. There will be a brief visitation prior to the Service from 10am to 11am at the church. Relatives and friends kindly invited to attend. Donations in his memory may be made to the Special Olympics of Massachusetts, 512 Forest St., Marlborough, MA 01752. Stephen was a…

  • Melrose

    MARY (POMER) O’DONNELL 11/1/2014 Melrose, MA / Belmont, MA / Revere, MA

    Mary (Pomer) O’Donnell, a 24 year resident of Melrose and formerly of Belmont, entered into eternal life on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at her home in Melrose following a 4 year courageous and selfless struggle with A.L.S. She was 51 years old. Mary was born in Boston on September 13, 1963, a daughter of Frank A. Pomer and Margaret (Flatley) Pomer. Mary was raised and educated in Belmont and graduated from Belmont High School in 1981. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from The College of The Holy Cross in 1985 and her Law Degree from Suffolk University in 1994. Mary was a homemaker who took great pride in…

  • Lawrence

    Eileen F. Callahan 10/24/2014 Lawrence, MA / Lawrence, MA

    Eileen F (Jordan) Callahan, 83 of Salisbury passed away on Friday Oct 24, 2014 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston surrounded by her loving family.She was born on Nov 17, 1930 in Lawrence, the daughter of the late George and Frances (Praetz) Jordan. Eileen was very proud to be a Lawrence resident and of her education at St Patricks Grammar & High School. She loved St Patricks church. She loved reminiscing about the old times, her friends, the time she had in school, and her family. Her past employers include AT&T North Andover, LT Industries Andover &E J Systems in Lawrence from which she retired. Some of her…

  • Brockton

    Nevolina T. DiNatale 10/31/2014 Brockton, MA / Dorchester, MA

    Nevolina T. (Berardinelli) DiNatale, age 100, of Brockton, formerly of Dorchester, died peacefully October 31, 2014 at St. Joseph Manor. Nevolina was the loving wife of the late Salvatore DiNatale. Born in Plymouth, she was the daughter of the late Camillo and Amalia (Rappatoni) Berardinelli. Nevolina was raised and educated in Dorchester and was employed as a seamstress at Beacon Clothing in Boston, retiring in 1960. As a talented seamstress, she would design and create wedding gowns for family members. Always a lady, she was sociable and full of life. She also enjoyed dancing, cooking, sewing and sharing her memories with family. Nevolina is survived by her daughter Carol J.…

  • Lowell

    Beverly Bragdon

    Loving Sister and Aunt Beverly Bragdon, of Turners Falls, MA, formerly of Lowell, died October 27, 2014, at Farren Care Center in Turners Falls, after a period of declining health, aged 79 years. Born in Lowell, December 25, 1934, a daughter of the late William and Charlotte (Pillsbury) Bragdon. She received her early education in the Lowell school system and graduated from Lowell High School with the Class of 1952. In her youth, Beverly liked to ice skate. She also enjoyed the company of her beloved, hide-and-go-seek-playing German shepherd, Rowdy. She was a member of the St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, where she was also confirmed. Beverly was involved in many…

  • Boston

    Ray Santisi 10/28/2014 Boston, MA

    SANTISI, Ray Of Boston, October 28, 2014. Berklee College of Music Professor for over five decades, jazz pianist, composer, arranger and recording artist. Beloved Son of the late Frank and Beatrice (Pisco). Longtime companion of Masako Jasmine Yotsugi, Brother of the late Jennie M. Ledwak, Josephine Galvin, Mary Cameron, Serena Seacrist, Celeste Lundell, Frank Santisi, and Alfred Santisi, also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre St., WEST ROXBURY, Tuesday, November 4, at 9 am., followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours Monday 2-8 pm. Relatives and friends invited. Interment St.…

  • Attleboro

    Madelyn H. (Hunter) Collins 10/31/2014 Hudson, MA / Troy, NY / Milford, MA / Attleboro, MA

    Hudson, MA Madelyn H. (Hunter) Collins, 94, of Hudson, died on Friday, October 31st at the Genesis Milford Health Center. She was the beloved wife of 54 years to the late William H. Collins Jr. who died in 2001. Madelyn was born and raised in Troy, NY, daughter of the late Frederick J. and Loretta (Fagan) Hunter. She attended local schools and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School in Troy, NY. She later attended Oswego State College in New York. During WWII, Madelyn was affiliated with the FBI as an expert fingerprint analyst. Prior to moving to Hudson, she was a kindergarten teacher at Saint Patrick’s School in…