• Foxboro

    Mary Ellen Bartick

    Mary Ellen (Haverty) Bartick passed away on Nov. 4, 2014 peacefully at McCarthy Care Center in E. Sandwich after a long illness, surrounded by her loving family. View Full Notice → Mary Ellen Bartick

  • New Bedford

    John A.F. Francis 11/4/2014 New Bedford, MA

    John A.F. Francis, 42, of New Bedford, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the son of the late John A. Francis and Carol (Moniz) Phaneuf. John was born in New Bedford and a lifelong resident of the city. He loved music, was a fan of Bruce Lee movies, but most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephews. Survivors include his 2 sisters: Nancy C. Shepard and her husband Scott of New Bedford and Betty-Joe Lemberg and her husband Peter of New Bedford; 1 granddaughter: Hailey Dewhurst; and several nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late…

  • Lee

    Joel Oberfield

    Joel A. Oberfield, 76, of Pittsfield, MA, died peacefully while surrounded by the love of his family, on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Brooklyn, NY on August 4, 1938, he was the son of Samuel and Rose Schultz Oberfield. He was a graduate of Hempstead High School in Long Island, NY and earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree from Hofstra University, Long Island, NY. Joel worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Senior Investigator for the Bureau of Special Investigations. Joel was a long time member of First Baptist Church in Pittsfield, MA, where he served on…

  • Wellesley Hills,  West Newton

    Linda Abegglen

    Linda M Abegglen, 83, Asian Art Dealer Linda M Abegglen died at Faulkner Hospital on Tuesday, November 4, after a long battle with several respiratory conditions. She worked into her into her 70’s in real estate. For many years she ran the successful gallery, Art/Asia, on Newbury St. bringing the best contemporary Japanese prints and museum-quality ceramics to Boston. She developed her interest after living in Japan for several years with her second husband, James C. Abegglen and their daughter, Andrea. This led to her membership on the Board of Directors of the Japan Society of Boston. She was active in politics on the local and national level, once acting…

  • Acton

    Olga A. (Bucaz) McGann

    Olga A. (Bucaz) McGann, 96, a lifelong Maynard resident, died peacefully, Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at the Life Care Center of Acton. She was the beloved wife of the late William F. McGann, to whom she was married 60 years at the time of his death in 2006. Born and raised in Maynard, she was the daughter of the late Elia and Apria (Denesiuk) Bucaz. A graduate of Maynard High School, Mrs. McGann was retired from the former Digital Equipment Corporation in Maynard. She was a member of St. Bridget’s Parish in Maynard, the V.F.W Post #1812 Auxiliary, the DAV # 82 Auxiliary, and the Maynard Senior Citizens Club. She…

  • Worcester County

    Angela Miliotis 11/5/2014 Worcester, MA

    Angela (Varetas) Miliotis, 55, of Worcester died Wednesday, November 5th at home, surrounded by her loving family after a long and courageous battle with ovarian cancer. She leaves her husband of 39 years, Panagiotis Miliotis; her son, John Miliotis of Worcester; two daughters, Fotini “Fay” Miliotis of Worcester and Anastasia “Stacy” Miliotis-Duggan of North Carolina; her parents Anastasios and Anastasia (Andreou) Varetas of Thessaloniki, Greece; her brother, Leonidas “Leo” Varetas and his wife, Vasiliki of Worcester; two sons-in-law, Raymond Fleury and Timothy Duggan; five grandsons and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was born in Thessaloniki, Greece; and was a member of St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Angela enjoyed playing…

  • Wellesley

    Douglass M. Mills 11/4/2014 Natick, MA / Wellesley, MA / Framingham, MA / Ashland, MA / Milford, MA

    Douglass M. Mills of Natick passed away on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at the Oak Knoll Healthcare Center of Framingham. He was sixty-seven years old. Beloved son of the late Frances J. (McLeod) Mills, he was raised in Rockland, Maine and graduated from Rockland High School. After his education, Mr. Mills joined the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War. He was a Natick resident for over thirty years and worked in food service for thirty-two years with Wellesley College. Douglass enjoyed video games, reading an average of one book every two days and his nickname “Gentle Giant.” He was the devoted husband of Carol Ann (Murnane) Mills…

  • Shrewsbury

    Andree Cassavant

    Port Orange, FL-Andree Marie-Louise Cassavant, 94, of Daytona Beach, Fl, formerly of Auburn, MA, passed away Sunday, November 2, 2014 at Sterling House of Port Orange, FL. She was born in St. Brieuc, France. She was educated in France and England. She received her B.A. from Clark University and her M.A from Assumption College. Mrs. Cassavant taught French for 20 years at Oxford High School, Oxford Ma.. She was affectionately known as “Madame Cassavant” during those years. She enjoyed the seashore, reading, classical music, and anything French. Roland J. Cassavant Sr., her husband of 43 years, predeceased her in 1990. She leaves her sons, Richard S. Cassavant and his wife…

  • Roxbury

    Paul J. Carr, Sr. 11/5/2014 WEST ROXBURY, MA

    CARR, Paul J. Sr. of Kingston, formerly of West Roxbury, surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Lois A. (Carty). Complete notice to follow. View Full Notice → Paul J. Carr, Sr. 11/5/2014 WEST ROXBURY, MA

  • Methuen

    Mr. Walter P. Hughes 11/2/2014 Andover, MA / North Andover, MA / Methuen, MA / Tewksbury, MA / Deerfield, NH

    Mr. Walter P. Hughes, a 50 year resident of Andover and beloved husband of 64 years to Frances A. (SantaMaria) Hughes, died at the Lawrence General Hospital surrounded by his devoted family on Sunday, November 2, 2014. He was 89 years old. Born in Boston, on May 25, 1925, he was the beloved son of the late George and Mary J. (Cadegan) Hughes. He was raised in Dorchester along with his 2 brothers and 4 sisters, including his twin, Marie. He was a WWII Navy veteran, entering the military on March 4, 1943 at Boston and receiving his honorable discharge on April 14, 1946. Walter was a graduate from Dorchester…

  • Fall River

    Frances A. Smialek 11/4/2014 Fall River, MA

    FALL RIVER… Frances A. Smialek, 92, of Fall River passed away Tuesday at Charlton Memorial Hospital. She was born in Fall River a daughter of the late Frank and Anna (Kaszowska) Smialek and had been a lifelong resident of this city. She had resided at Sarah S Brayton Nursing Center. She was a Communicant of Blessed Trinity Parish in Fall River. She was employed as a Clerk with the Massachusetts Department of Employment Security retiring in 1980 after 34 years. Survivors include 2 brothers: Milton Smialek of Fall River and Alfred Smialek of Dartmouth, several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Alice Smialek, Helen Smialek, Sarah…

  • Duxbury

    Mary K. Gilbert 11/5/2014 Kingston, MA / Duxbury, MA

    Mary Katharine Gilbert, “Mary K.” 86 of Kingston, formerly of Duxbury, died on November 5, 2014 in Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston. Born in Boston in 1928, she was the daughter of the late Walter R. and Jessie A. Arnold. She leaves her children: Nicholas H. Gilbert and his wife, Julie of Wellesley. Alison “Lisa” Bailey and her partner Joan Lusa of Coventry, CT. Stephen W. Gilbert and his wife Christine of Duxbury, and her brother John Arnold and his wife Sidney of Duxbury. She was predeceased by her husband Percival Gilbert, Jr. Mary K was loved and adored by her grandchildren: Sarah, Melissa, Emily, Seth and Olivia, and by…

  • Brockton

    Alice Juste 11/4/2014 Brockton, MA / Brockton, MA

    Alice Juste (79) of Brockton formerly of Haiti died November 4th in the Beth Israel Hospital, Boston. The wife of the late Edward Davis Sr. She was born in Port Au Prince, Haiti daughter of the late Tylos and Kaleda Juste. She was a variety store owner in Haiti. Communicant of the former Sacred Heart Church in Brockton. She loved music, cooking and socializing with her family. Survivors include a daughter Jinette Ulysse of Brockton with whom she resided, a son Jean Juste of Haiti, also mother of the late Frances and Solange Juste, also Katly Ulysse. 3 grandchildren Christopher, Stanley and Chase, 2 great grand Omari and Malia. Following…

  • Bridgewater

    Dorothy O. (Damon) Rudolph 11/5/2014 East Bridgewater, MA

    East Bridgewater – Dorothy O. (Damon) Rudolph 92, a lifelong resident of East Bridgewater died Wednesday November 5 after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Kendrick S. Rudolph, Sr. A graveside service will be held Wednesday November 12 at 11:30 AM in the Northville Cemetery, Oak Street (Rte. 14) East Bridgewater, MA. Full obituary to follow. View Full Notice → Dorothy O. (Damon) Rudolph 11/5/2014 East Bridgewater, MA

  • Beverly

    Eileen Brown

    Eileen Louise Courchene Brown departed from the land of the living in the wee hours of Halloween day, at home and surrounded by family. Born to Henry and Vina Courchene, she grew up on Orchard Street in Beverly with her three younger siblings. Eileen was a member of St Mary’s first graduating class, starting second grade at St. Mary’s in 1925. After graduating from high school, Eileen entered the Beverly Hospital Nursing program as a member of the class of 1939. Eileen eventually became head nurse of the male ward and con-trolled the floor with her characteristic highly organized, no-nonsense approach tempered with an energetic sense of fun. It was…

  • Lee

    Kathleen Toole

    Kathleen Marie Toole, 65, formerly of Lenox Heights in Lenox died Tuesday Nov. 4th at Mt. Carmel Care Center in Lenox with all of her family at her bed side. She was born in Pittsfield on November 6, 1948 the daughter of Marie Kenney Toole and the late Lawrence V. Toole. She was a graduate of St. Mary’s School, Lee High School and attended Johnson and Wales University. Kathleen lived in California for over 30 years. She worked for several companies and her work brought her to Boston and then to the Berkshires where her last place of employment was for Adecco Co. Besides her mother of Lee she is…

  • West Roxbury

    Robert Rosenberg 11/4/2014 West Roxbury, MA

    ROSENBERG, Robert, In West Roxbury, Nov. 4, Beloved husband of Hilda (Carson), father of Arthur and Stephen. Funeral services private. Member of Boston Masonic Lodge and IBEW, Electrician Local # 103 View Full Notice → Robert Rosenberg 11/4/2014 West Roxbury, MA

  • Waltham

    Victor Vega Espada

    Of Waltham, passed away peacefully early Wednesday morning November 5th, 2014 surrounded by his loving family at the Maristhill Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Waltham at the age of 79. Born on June 15, 1935 in Coamo, Puerto Rico; son of the late Romualdo Vega and Olimpia Espada, Victor came from Puerto Rico in 1970 and resided in Waltham, then moved to the Roxbury section of Boston, then to Chicago and back to Waltham where he resided for most of his life. Victor loved to cook especially for people and for most of his life was a Chef in the Restaurant industry. He cared for people, he was generous and…

  • Whitman

    Robert F. “Bob” Kenney 11/3/2014 West Dennis, MA / Whitman, MA

    Robert “Bob” Kenney, of West Dennis, formerly of Whitman, passed away on November 3rd after a yearlong illness. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. Born in Boston in 1935 and first born of Francis and Gertrude (Campbell) Kenney. He attended Weymouth Vocational High School. He served in the Army and was in the reserves. He worked in the auto body repair business; he owned his own business in Whitman, South Ave Motors, which is still in business today. After selling his business he became a heating/air conditioner technician and that was his profession until he retired. Even in his retirement he still would do work for…

  • Southbridge

    Carmen I Perez of Southbridge, MA , February 24, 1951 – November 3, 2014

    SOUTHBRIDGE: Carmen Perez died at home Monday, November 3,2014 at the age of 63. She is survived by two sons: Daniel Caez and AlejandroCaez both of Orlando, FL and two daughters: Patricia Padeni of Southbridge andJohanna Daz of Leicester, three brothers: Tito Perez of Southbridge, HectorPerez of Maryland and Carlos Perez of Southbridge, a sister: Carmen M. Perez ofPuerto Rico, 13 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephewsand cousins. Carmen was born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico the daughter of TitoPerez and the late Carmen Rivera. Sheattended college to be a teacher and an interior designer before moving toSouthbridge where she worked for Schotts Fiberoptics for over eighteen yearsuntil her retirement.…

  • Wayland

    Scott E. Brady 11/3/2014 Medway, MA / Wayland, MA

    MEDWAY: Scott E. Brady, 54, died unexpectedly on Monday, November 3, 2014 at the Metrowest Medical Center in Natick surrounded by his family from injuries sustained earlier in the day. He was born in Framingham on May 2, 1960 the son of the late John W. Brady and Ada P. (Ward) Brady. Scott is survived by his wife Lynne M. (Foley) Brady of Medway and his two sons, Shane R. Brady and Dylan J. Brady both of Medway. He was the brother of Thomas D. Brady and his wife Pamela J. Brady of Framingham. Scott is also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and a wide circle of friends.…

  • Sudbury

    Mary R. Bates 10/31/2014 Natick, MA / Sudbury, MA

    SUDBURY: Mary R. (Cardellicchio) Bates, age 91, a longtime resident of Sudbury and Natick native, died suddenly on Friday, October 31, 2014, while vacationing at Walt Disney World in Florida. She was the devoted wife of the late Richard F. Bates for 60 years. Born, raised and educated in Natick, Mary was a daughter of the late Joseph and Rosaria (Salandra) Cardellicchio, the eldest of five children. Mary and Richard were married in 1946, and the couple moved a number of times as his career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation advanced. They made their home in New York City and later in Washington, DC, in the early 1960s, one…

  • Roxbury

    Michael J. “Joe” Cotter 11/5/2014 West Roxbury, MA

    COTTER, Michael J. “Joe” Of Walpole, formerly of West Roxbury, Nov. 5. Beloved husband of the late Patricia A. (Caulfield) Cotter. Devoted father of Michael G. Cotter of Manchester, NH, Robert P. Cotter of Port St. Lucie, FL, Patricia M. Ordung and her husband Robert of Lancaster, MA, Margaret A. Goehring and her husband Joel of North Attleboro, Maribeth Kelly and her husband Frank of Cumberland, RI, John J. Cotter and his wife Elizabeth of Westwood and the late Richard K. Cotter. Brother of Vincent P. Cotter of Oklahoma City, OK and the late John F. Cotter, Sister Virginia Cotter, Marie Hennessey, Margaret Kelley, Peter Cotter and Thomas O’Brien. Also…

  • Plymouth

    Jeremiah John Shea Jr. 11/5/2014 Plymouth, MA / Manomet, MA

    Shea, Jeremiah John Jr. 88, of Manomet formerly of West Medford, passed away at his home on November 5. Husband for 65 years of the late Olive L. (Calder) Shea. He leaves his daughters Ellen “Cookie” Gilchrist of Coventry, RI, his twin daughters Kathy Noone and Karen Price both of North Pembroke. He also leaves his grandchildren Brian Gilchrist, Seamus Noone and Katrina and Bridget Price, a sister Joan Scarpa of NV and several nieces and nephews. Jeremiah was predeceased by his son Kevin and his brothers Patrick, Timothy, Daniel, and his sisters Delia Sutcliffe, and Margaret Gardella. Jerry was born in Somerville the son of Jeremiah and Margaret (Carr)…

  • LEICESTER

    Paul J. Richard 11/2/2014 Leicester, MA

    LEICESTER: Paul J. Richard, 63, of Boyd Street in the Cherry Valley section of Leicester died Sunday, Nov. 2 in his home. He leaves his wife of 19 years Margaret M. (Doherty) Richard, his mother Elodi Anne (Hachey) Richard of Leicester, two brothers; Ernest G. Richard and his wife Linda of Westborough and Mark Richard and his wife Wendy of Leesburg, VA, two sisters; Pauline Marois and her husband Arthur of Auburn and Suzanne Lahti and her husband Dave of Shrewsbury, several nieces and nephews and his beloved dog “Lady”. He was pre-deceased by two brothers Norman & Rene Richard. Paul was born in Worcester, son of Joseph W. Richard.…

  • Lawrence

    John Rogers Jr. 10/31/2014

    Passed away unexpectedly at his home in Lawrence. John worked for many years at The Lawrence Housing Authority. Those that truly knew John appreciated his sense of humor and quick wit. He had a big heart and was a very generous person. Always willing to help others with his handyman skills. He enjoyed classic movies and television shows, he was an avid Patriots fan and enjoyed watching NASCAR. He enjoyed his scenic drives up the coast to Maine stopping at seafood restaurants in search of the best “Lobstah” roll. John will be dearly missed by friends and family. He was predeceased by his mother Joan (Marcinonis) Rogers. He is survived…