• Acton

    Robert L. Mabardy 11/2/2014 Bolton, MA / Lexington, MA / Acton, MA / Winchester, MA / West Roxbury, MA

    Robert L. Mabardy of Bolton, formerly of Lexington, passed away on November 2, 2014. He was 68 years old. A dedicated father and grandfather, Robert loved boating and attending whatever activities his grandchildren were a part of. After graduating from Arlington High School, Robert went on to receive his MBA from Babson College. He was a former professor of Organizational behavior at Northeastern University and graduated New England School of Law in May 2014. He was the President NE/General Manager of the Middlesex Corporation in Littleton, MA and the past president of the Associated Builders and Contractors. He was also past Chairman and Man of the Year recipient of Construction…

  • Arlington

    Thomas Magliozzi

    Magliozzi, Thomas L. of Cambridge. November 3rd. Survived by his first wife Julia Magliozzi, his second wife Joanne Magliozzi and his close companion of many years, Sylvia Soderberg. Loving father of Lydia Magliozzi Icke and her husband David of Weston, Alex Magliozzi and his wife Megan of Brooklyn, NY and Anna Magliozzi of Boston. Also survived by his grandchildren Juliana, Benjamin, Sofia, Nathaniel and Daniel. Brother of Lucille Magliozzi of Cambridge and Raymond Magliozzi of Arlington. Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours in the DeVito Funeral Home 1145 Mass. Ave., ARLINGTON on Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 10:00…

  • Holden

    Henry Joseph Coffey, 94

    Henry Joseph Coffey died on Aug. 26, 2014 at the age of 94.  A lifelong Red Sox fan, he died peacefully at home a few hours after the Red Sox beat the Blue Jays, 4-3, ending an eight-game losing streak. read more View Full Notice → Henry Joseph Coffey, 94

  • Boston

    Michaela Hanscom 10/31/2014 So. Boston, MA

    HANSCOM, MICHAELA of So. Boston, Suddenly Oct 31, 2014. Loving daughter of the late Monica Zyskowski & Michael Hanscom. Beloved granddaughter of Linda Zyskowski & Edward Adams. Cherished sister of Maureen Hanscom & the late Mackenzie O’Malley. Dear niece of Rene Zyskowski. Loving aunt to Martin, Monica & Christian. Loving fiance of Kenny Jakaus & also lovingly survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins & friends. Visiting hours at The Casper Funeral Home, 187 Dorchester St, So. Boston Wednesday 4-8 P.M. Followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Vincent’s Church Thursday at 10 A.M. Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery. View Full Notice → Michaela Hanscom 10/31/2014 So. Boston, MA

  • Lee

    Vera Somes

    Vera L. Somes 83, of Devonshire Estates in Lenox, died Tuesday October 28th at Fairview Commons in Gt. Barrington. She was born in Adams on August 23, 1931 the daughter of Walter and Gladys Wemple Crosier and was educated in the Adams Elementary Schools. She later moved to Lee and graduated from Lee High School in 1949. After graduation she was in nursing training at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington D.C. She returned to Lee in 1953 where she married her husband Malcolm Somes. They had celebrated their 60 Wedding Anniversary being married November 21, 1953 Besides her husband of Lenox she leaves three sons Scott L. Somes of Manchester…

  • Medfield,  Millis

    Nancy Bravo

    BRAVO, Nancy A. (Lampasona) Age 88, of Medfield, formerly of Ashland, Nov. 2, 2014, wife of the late Vincent Bravo. Loving mother of Nancy B. Coakley and Kathy M. Bravo of Medfield and Linda Stockwood and her husband Donald of Wayland. Sister of Rose Amalfi and her husband Modesto of Ashland and Anthony Lampasona and his wife Jackie of Jamestown, RI. Devoted grandmother of Lee Ann Bravo and Michael and Paul Stockwood. Godmother to Patrick Lampasona, William Amalfi and Diane Barbari. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 10:00 AM at St. Edward the Confessor Church, 133 Spring St., Medfield. Burial following at Vine Lake Cemetery, Medfield. Visiting hours…

  • Worcester County

    Lori J. Nelson 11/2/2014 Worcester, MA / Northampton, MA

    WORCESTER Lori J. (Devine) Nelson, 59, of Worcester passed away Sunday, November 2 at home surrounded by her family, after an illness. She leaves her beloved husband and best friend of 17 years, Mark Nelson; her mother, Joyce E. (Rabideau) Devine of Amherst, a step-son, Jeremy and his wife, Amy Nelson of Bridgewater; a step-daughter, Heather and her husband, Pasquale Spano of Bridgewater; three grandchildren, Isabella, Matthews and Jack; a brother, Jeremy Devine of Worcester; a sister, Jody Harris of Hadley and her children, Erica and Zachary Hunter and Cienna Harris; a sister-in-law, Linda Devine of Florence and her children, Jonathan and Lisa and her husband Steve Couglin; many nieces…

  • Watertown

    Isabel Toomajian 11/2/2014

    Toomajian, Isabel of Woburn, born in Somerville and a longtime resident of Arlington, passed away on November 2, 2014. Devoted daughter of the late John and Aghavni (Muckjian) Toomajian. She is survived by her sister-in-law Susan Toomajian, niece Suzanne Toomajian and her husband Joseph Almeida and her nephew Philip Toomajian as well as Lucile DeLuca and her son David DeLuca. Isabel was predeceased by her twin sister Elizabeth and brothers Henry and David DeLuca. Funeral service at the Aram Bedrosian Funeral Home, 558 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown on Wednesday, November 5 at 12 noon. A visitation period will be held on Wednesday from 11 – 12 noon, immediately prior to…

  • Pelham

    Joseph M. Oliverio 10/31/2014 Salem, NH / Belmont, MA / Pelham, MA / Boston, MA

    Joseph M. Oliverio age 77 of Salem, NH, died Friday at the Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA. He was born in South Boston, MA, grew up and was educated in Belmont, MA. He was a resident of Salem for the past 44 years. Joe was a production manager for Agfa in Wilmington, MA, where he retired after 38 years of service. He was a US Air Force veteran, serving during Vietnam War. He was a member of St. Joseph Church in Salem, and member and former vice president of the Pelham Fish and Game Club. He was also a member of the Retreads Motorcycle Club, He enjoyed riding motorcycles, trap shooting,…

  • Framingham

    Richard E. Skog 11/2/2014 Medway, MA / Framingham, MA

    Richard E. Skog, 68, of Medway passed away at home on November 2, 2014 after a long illness. He was the husband of Dorothy (Bigelow) Skog for 45 years. Mr. Skog was born and raised in Framingham, the son of the late Ernest R. and Mary (Connors) Skog. He graduated from Framingham South High School in 1965 and worked for the Framingham Post Office for 38 years. Mr. Skog enjoyed fishing, bowling, reading, gardening and bird watching. Besides his wife, he is survived by his son Richard of West Yarmouth, his daughter Debra Cicio and her husband Phil of Bellingham, his grandson Nicholas Cicio and his wife Melissa of Shrewsbury…

  • Danvers

    Margaret A. “Peggy” Grasso 11/1/2014 Peabody, MA / Danvers, MA / Malden, MA

    Margaret A. “Peggy” Grasso, 86 of Peabody, died Saturday, November 1, after a brief illness at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers. Born in Boston, she lived in Peabody and formerly of Danvers and Malden. She was the daughter of the late Lillian (Linnell) and Victor Gallerani. Margaret worked at the Danvers Saving Bank in Danvers for 10 years and retired in 1993. Wife of the late John Grasso. Devoted mother of John Grasso and Joseph Grasso Sr. both of Danvers, Carol Vaccaro of Malden, Jeanne Marquardo and Paula Grasso both of Revere, Barbara Trani of Watertown, Patricia Rogers of Chelmsford and Martin Grasso of Bridgewater. Also survived by 17…

  • Canton

    Virgil Rendel 10/30/2014 Canton, MA / Sharon, MA / Milford, MA / Boston, MA

    Virgil Rendel, of Sharon and Milford died peacefully in his home October, 30 2014 after a long illness. He was 73 years old. Born in Michigan he proudly served in the U.S. Navy where he was stationed in Newport and Philadelphia. He spent most of his life living in Sharon until moving to Milford several years ago. Virgil was a retired machinist who worked for Butler Automatic and C&G manufacturing in Canton. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed Nascar racing and spending time with his family. Devoted husband of Cheryl K. Rendel (May). Loving father of Vicky S. Rendel of Milford and Christopher A. Rendel and his wife Jennifer…

  • Franklin

    Helen Ann Baker 10/30/2014 Franklin, MA

    Helen Ann Athanas Baker, 79, of Franklin, MA formerly of Freehold, NJ passed away on October 30, at her home. Born in St. Louis, MO, Helen was the devoted daughter of the late Spiro and Magdelene Athanas. Helen was raised with her sisters: Jane Bartels, Martha Vincent, and the late Dorothy Gallo. She lived most of her adult life in Holmdel and Freehold, NJ, prior to moving to Franklin, MA 9 years ago. Helen was a talented seamstress, an avid singer, and a woman who loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed all of the holidays and expressed her enthusiasm through festive clothing and holiday-themed accessories. She…

  • Duxbury

    Helen M. McCluskey 11/3/2014 Duxbury, MA / Kingston, MA

    Helen M McCluskey – 102 Helen McCluskey, fun-loving and spirited woman, died peacefully with her family nearby on Monday at the age of 102. Born in 1912, she was the fourth of six children born to Michael D. and Cora Carroll of Providence RI. A graduate of Rhode Island College of Education, she began her career as an elementary school teacher. In 1944 she married her life-long companion and soul mate, Dr. John E. McCluskey of Manchester CT, and later fulfilled many administrative functions for his medical practice in Brockton, MA, where they lived until retiring to Duxbury MA in 1976. She is survived by two children, Mary McCaffrey who…

  • Bridgewater

    Veronica M. McGee 10/28/2014 Brockton, MA / West Bridgewater, MA

    Veronica M. McGee, died Tuesday, October 28th at the Forest View Nursing Home in Wareham after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Thomas L. McGee. Born in Brockton, daughter of the late Joseph A. and Elizabeth A. (Barron) Cook, she had been a resident of Brockton until moving to W. Wareham in 1978. She was a graduate of Brockton High School class of 1937 and later attended Brockton Business College. She had been a Dental Assistant to the late Richard Lagerstedt for many years. She retired from the East Bridgewater plant of The Foxboro Company in 1982. Veronica was a member of the Sippican Seniors of…

  • Auburn

    Gina Haggett

    Gina Olson Haggett, of Shrewsbury, MA, recently passed away peacefully in her daughter’s home in Framingham, where she had resided for the past six years. She was 93 years old. Gina leaves her daughter Sigrid Shiotani Paddock and her husband Timothy C. Paddock, of Framingham, and daughter Karen DiLiddo, of Shrewsbury. She also leaves her grandchildren, Gina Shiotani of San Diego, CA, Jamie DiLiddo and her partner Danny Leinweber of Shrewsbury, Nicole DiLiddo of Framingham, and Sarah Le Beau of Revere. Gina left three great granddaughters, who gave her great pleasure in her final years, Anabelle and Lilah Brady of Framingham, and Sophia Garcia of Revere. Gina was born in…

  • Boston

    Janet Ford 11/1/2014 Canton, MA / Falmouth, MA / Boston, MA / Sharon, MA

    Janet Ford, of Canton, died peacefully November 14, 2014 after a long illness. She was 78 years old. She was a retired employee of the Boston Globe where she worked in the classified advertising department. Janet enjoyed travelling, gardening, and doting on her many loving nieces and nephews. She was known as the “fun aunt” and will be dearly missed. Daughter of the late John and Gertrude Ford. Loving sister of Marilyn Cirafice and her husband Ronald of Canton, Elizabeth Brackett and her husband William of Falmouth, and Sarah Locke and her husband Walter of Canton. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will…

  • Andover

    Madeline M. Lynch 11/2/2014 Woburn, MA / Tewksbury, MA / North Andover, MA

    Lynch, Madeline M. (Doherty) of Woburn, November 2nd. Beloved wife for 55 years of Timothy F. Doherty, Jr. Devoted mother of Patricia Lynch, Timothy F. Lynch III and his wife Sharon, Daniel P. Lynch and his wife Sheila, all of Tewksbury, Michael J. Lynch and his longtime companion Sue Fowler of Woburn. Loving grandmother of Kelsey, Brianna, Haley, Taylor, and Timothy IV, of Tewksbury and Dillon of Woburn. Sister of Robert Doherty and his wife Theresa of Lowell and preceded in death by one sister and four brothers. Funeral from the McLaughlin – Dello Russo Funeral Home, 60 Pleasant St., WOBURN, Thursday, November 6th, at 9 a.m. followed by a…

  • Arlington

    Janet M. Kunsman

    KUNSMAN, Janet M., of Arlington. November 3, 2014. Beloved wife of 26 years to Brian J. O’Neill. Loving mother of Cara and Kendall O’Neill both of Arlington. Dear daughter in law of Stephanie O. O’Neill (Andrews) of Milton. Devoted sister of Charles Kunsman of Arlington, and Judith Scheer and her husband Barry of Winchester. Sister in law of Edward A. O’Neill of Pembroke, Paul S. O’Neill and his wife Mary of Milton, Diane M. Looney and her husband Walter of NY, Thomas F. O’Neill of Pembroke, Kenneth R. O’Neill of Milton, and John F. O’Neill and his wife Abbey of Norfolk. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.…

  • Attleboro

    Wayne Marshall Derby, Sr. 10/27/2014 Franklin, MA / Attleboro, MA / Norton, MA

    Wayne Marshall Derby, Sr., 54, of Attleboro, died Monday, October 27, 2014 at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Needham on February 23, 1960, he was the son of the late Robert E. and Ruth C. (Fales) Derby. Wayne was a resident of Attleboro and Norton for most of his life and graduated from Norton High School in 1978. A commercial truck driver for many years, he was currently driving for Owens & Minor in Franklin where he has worked for the past 12 years. Wayne loved sailing and just being on the water. He is survived by his fiancée, Cindy Long of Attleboro, two sons, Wayne Derby, Jr. of Attleboro…

  • New Bedford

    Ronald A. Moura 10/31/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Boston – Ronald A. Moura, age 72 of Dartmouth, passed away on Friday, October 31, 2014 at Tufts Medical Center. He was the widower of Maryann (Silva) Moura and the son of Evelyn (Mello) and Antone Moura. Ronald was a lifelong resident of this area and was the Proprietor of Capitol Motors. He is survived by 1 son, Ronald A. Moura of Dartmouth, 2 cousins: Kathy Teixeira and Debbie Ayotte; as well as 1 godchild, Rhonda Victor. His funeral will be Wednesday in the funeral home beginning at 10:00 A.M. with a Religious Service to take place at 11:00 A.M. Burial will follow in Rural Cemetery. Visiting hours will be…

  • Worcester County

    Herculano D. Rego 10/30/2014 Palm Coast, FL / Hudson, MA / Worcester, MA / Northborough, MA / Berlin, MA

    Hudson, MA Herculano D. Rego , 78, of Palm Coast, FL, died on Thursday, October 30th at the Great Oaks Nursing Center in Palm Coat, FL. He was a longtime resident of Hudson and has spent the past 10 years in Florida. Herculano was born in Santa Maria, the Azores of Portugal, son of the late Antonio T. and Angelina D. (Chaves) Rego. He emigrated to Hudson from Portugal in 1966 and was employed by the Dept. of Public Works for many years until his retirement. He was a longtime member of Saint Michael’s Parish in Hudson and member of the Hudson Portuguese Club. Herculano enjoyed camping and ocean fishing…

  • Swansea

    Delia (Lima) Cabral 11/1/2014 Swansea, MA

    SWANSEA – Delia (Lima) Cabral, 87 of Swansea, passed away Nov. 1, 2014. She was the wife of the late Frank Cabral of Swansea and daughter of the late Manuel and Mary Lima; mother of Frank Cabral Jr. and his wife Carol of Raynham, Kathleen Talbot and her husband William of Swansea, Eileen Cabral of Swansea and the late Theresa Bielawski; grandmother of Jacqueline Hire of Amesbury, John Talbot of Carver, Greg Cabral of Raynham, Kristen Cherwinski of Warwick, Rick Bielawski of Swansea, and the late Jeffrey Cabral; the great grandmother of John and Steven Talbot, Olivia Hire, Ava, Christen, Isabel, and Emily Bielawski, and Gabriella, Landon, and Juliana Cherwinski;…

  • Somerville

    Joseph A. Guidi 10/31/2014 Derry, NH / Stoneham, MA / Somerville, MA

    Joseph A. Guidi, 82, of Derry, NH, died Friday October 31, 2014 in Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, MA. He was born in Somerville, MA on January 21, 1932, a son of the late Guido and Julia (Pucchetti) Guidi. He had been a resident of Derry for the past 20 years, formerly living in Stoneham, MA and Somerville, MA. Joseph was a US Navy veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. While living in Somerville, he had served as an Alderman and Alderman President, as well as an acting Mayor. He received the Young Man of the Year Award. While living in Derry, he was active in the Derry community.…

  • Roxbury

    Dorothy A. (Leydon) Spezzano 11/2/2014 West Roxbury, MA

    Spezzano, Dorothy A. (Leydon) of West Roxbury, Nov. 2, 2014. Beloved wife of Lawrence C. Spezzano. Loving mother of Jennifer Spezzano of West Roxbury, Douglas Spezzano and his wife Analeen of MD, Lawrence Spezzano Jr. of Southborough, and Pamela Foster and her husband Robert of West Roxbury. Devoted grandmother of Lillian and Vivienne Spezzano and Trevor Foster. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 9 am, followed by a Funeral Mass in Holy Name Church at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 pm. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline. View Full Notice → Dorothy A. (Leydon) Spezzano 11/2/2014…

  • Revere

    Peter Grasso

    Peter S. Grasso of Saugus formerly of Chelsea went home to Jesus October 30, 2014. Beloved husband of Bina ( Giammarino ) Grasso with whom he shared 66 years of marriage. Loving father of Louise Grasso of Brockton, Anthony Grasso of N. Reading, Loretta Mastalerz and her husband Jay of Lynnfield and Peter Grasso Jr. and his wife Deborah of VA. Dear brother of Antoinetta DeVincent of Peabody and the late Louis and Louise Grasso. Cherished grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.Late US Army Veteran WW II, Funeral and services are private. View Full Notice → Peter Grasso