• Medford

    Josephine Fagan 11/7/2014 Medford, MA / NewLondon, NH / Cohasset, MA

    Josephine (Sperrazza) Fagan of Medford passed away peacefully in the company of her loving family on Friday morning at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was 85. Born and raised in Boston’s South End, she was the daughter of the late Vincenzo and Maria (Maurici) Sperrazza. As a young woman Josephine worked at Colonial Foods. Once married she focused on raising her children and later returned to work as a cashier at Medford High and later as a seamstress at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital. A lovely and generous woman of great faith who loved to help others, Josephine volunteered as a lunch mother in her retirement. In Enfield, New Hampshire she…

  • New Bedford

    Carlos Tavares DaVeiga 10/27/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Boston – Carlos Tavares DaVeiga, age 52 of New Bedford, passed away on Monday, October 27, 2014 at Brigham and Woman’s Hospital. He was the longtime companion of Stacey Silva and the son of Damasia Mendes (Tavares) and Nolazo DaVeiga. He was born in Praia, Cape Verde and after moving to this country worked as processor in a Fish House. Carlos loved soccer but held his family and friends closest to his heart. His family includes his children: Carlos DaVeiga, Carla DaVeiga, Daniel DaVeiga, Djaissy Teixeira, Silias DaVeiga, Karissa Silva, Jasmin Silva, Jeffrey Teixeira, all of New Bedford; 4 grandchildren: Vanilson Andrade, Aylla Andrade, Khairi Monteiro and Julianna Lagoa; 6…

  • Worcester County

    William E. Savage 11/4/2014 Worcester, MA

    William E. Savage, 81, of Worcester, passed away Wednesday, November 4th after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. His wife of 51 years, Claire S. (Parenteau) Savage, died in 2012. He leaves a son, Michael Savage and his wife Jill of Charlton; two daughters, Renee Savage and her partner Louise Paradis of Rochester, NH and Kathy Savage of Rochester, NY; a brother, Frank Savage and his wife Beverly of Dennis; two grandchildren, Cian and Caden; nephews and nieces. He was born in Worcester, the son of Francis E. and Mildred (Shaughnessy) Savage and graduated from St. John’s High School, Boston University, and Worcester State Teacher’s College. He had been a teacher…

  • Taunton

    Brian W. “Boston” Reid 10/20/2014 Taunton, MA

    Brian W. “Boston” Reid, 31, son of David R. Reid of FL and Jeanne M. (Leonard) Reid of Taunton, died in a tragic accident in Cullman, AL on Oct. 20, 2014. He is also survived by his stepmother, Cecelia Reid of FL; a brother, David Reid, Jr. of KY; a sister, Susan Gould and her husband Kurt of NH; a nephew, Benjamin Gould; a niece, Nychole Reid; his beloved dog and traveling companion, Tunaka; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was also the half-brother of the late Pamela Reid. In accordance with Brian’s wishes, there will be no services. Donations in Brian’s memory may be made to the charity…

  • Winthrop

    Leslie A. (Cummings) JESSON 11/6/2014 Winthrop, MA

    JESSON, Leslie A. (Cummings), of Winthrop, November 6, 2014. Beloved wife of Charles A. Jesson. Devoted mother of Nicole M. Jesson of Brooklyn, NY. Dear brother of Michael Cummings of Winthrop. Sister-in-law of William F. Jesson and his wife Sharon Stark of Winchester, Sandra Jesson and her late husband Thomas E. Jesson of Peabody and Kathleen M. Harris and her husband Frank Harris of Winthrop. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home 210 Winthrop St. WINTHROP, on Mon. Nov, 10 at 10:30am. A Funeral Mass will be held in St. John the Evangelist Church-Winthrop, at 11:30am. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial…

  • Whitman

    Francis R. “Buck” Rogers 11/4/2014 Whitman, MA

    Francis “Buck” Rogers, 64, of Whitman died November 4 at Brockton Hospital after a valiant battle with cancer. Born in Braintree to the late Earl and Margarita (Malone) Rogers, he was awarded a Purple Heart for combat service in Vietnam. He worked at jobs in construction and was a Harley Davidson motorcycle and car restoration enthusiast. He is survived by a son, Francis Earl Rogers of Plymouth, sisters Patricia of Attleboro, Earlene Peebles of Pembroke and her husband Brian, Clare Gardiner of Dedham and Barbara Borghi of Sandwich, and brothers Earl of Minnesota and Robert of Arizona. His sister Kathleen predeceased him. He also leaves his companion of many years,…

  • Watertown

    Helen Leonard

    Helen (Callas) Leonard, of Arlington, MA, passed away on November 6, 2014. Beloved wife of the late William Leonard. Devoted mother of Stephen Leonard and his wife Karen Kapelos, Michael Leonard and his wife Sun Young Kim, Constance Leonard and her husband Martin Boner and John Leonard. Loving grandmother of Jason and Sara Leonard and Vassili Boner. Sister of the late George, James and Anna Callas. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral Service on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 10am at St. Athanasius The Great Greek Orthodox Church, 4 Appleton St., Arlington, MA. Please meet at church. Visiting hours on Sunday from 3 to 6pm at…

  • Kingston

    David T. Hirvimaki 11/7/2014 Kingston, MA

    David T. Hirvimaki, 82, of Kingston, passed away November 7, 2014. Beloved husband to the late Marie Hirvimaki. Loving father of Terry Hirvimaki of Plymouth, Lisa Walls of Florida, Donna Spaulding of Plymouth, Brenda Chase and her husband Darrell of Plymouth, and David S. Hirvimaki of Kingston. Cherished grandmother of Peter, Danny, Kelsey, Joffrey, Noah, Todd, DJ, and Troy. Visiting hours will be held at the Shepherd Funeral Home, 216 Main St., (Rt. 106) in Kingston on Tuesday, November 11th from 4-6:30 PM, with a Prayer Service set to begin at 6:30. Donations in David’s memory may be made to the ULJAS Koitto Temperance Society PO Box 1232, Pembroke, MA…

  • Fall River

    Gemma M. (St. Amand) Mathieu 11/4/2014 Fall River, MA

    Gemma (St. Amand) Mathieu, 91 entered into rest on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, after a courageous battle with pneumonia. She was the wife of Maurice Mathieu for 62 years. Born in Canada, she emigrated to the United States as a young child soon after the death of her mother (at age 21) and eventually became a US citizen on the day before she was married. Gemma worked as a seamstress in the garment industries of Fall River, Massachusetts and New York City, and then eventually settled back to Fall River after her marriage to become a homemaker. Gemma enjoyed reading novels, opera and travel, where she traveled extensively with her…

  • Dracut

    Linda Dano

    Tyngsboro, MA- Linda M. Dano, 65, a longtime resident of Tyngsboro, passed away Thursday, November 6th, at Emerson Hospital in Concord, MA after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer. Linda was born in Lowell on December 16, 1948, a daughter of the late Elisa (Luz) and Gilbert Dano. She was educated in Lowell and a graduate of Lowell High School class of 1966. She obtained her BS Degree from Lowell State and her Masters in Education from the University of Lowell. For more then 35 years, Linda worked as a Teacher for the Lowell Public School System until her retirement. She was honored by the “Who’s Who in…

  • Cambridge

    Anastasia F. Fallon 11/6/2014 Tewksbury, MA / Cambridge, MA / Wakefield, MA

    Obituary to follow. Memorial visiting hours will be held Saturday, November 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Tewksbury Funeral Home, corner of 1 Dewey and 975 Main Sts. (Rte. 38) TEWKSBURY CENTER, Ph. (800 in MA or 978) 851 2950. Her Memorial Service will follow visiting hours at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be in Tewksbury Cemetery. View Full Notice → Anastasia F. Fallon 11/6/2014 Tewksbury, MA / Cambridge, MA / Wakefield, MA

  • Bellingham

    Phyllis M. Bujnowski 11/3/2014 Canton, MA / Sharon, MA / Norwood, MA / Bellingham, MA / No. Easton, MA

    Phyllis M. Bujnowski, of Hudson, NH died Monday, November 3, 2014. Calling hours will be Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 1 – 4pm in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 290 Mammoth Road, Londonderry. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 10:30am in St. Mark’s Parish, corner of South Road and Mammoth Road, Londonderry. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Gilcreast Road, Londonderry. Please check back for a complete obituary. Thank you for your patience. View Full Notice → Phyllis M. Bujnowski 11/3/2014 Canton, MA / Sharon, MA / Norwood, MA / Bellingham, MA / No. Easton, MA

  • New Bedford

    Antonio A. Vieira 10/30/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Antonio A. Vieira, 65, of Acton, ME passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014 in Lebanon, ME. Born in Murtosa, Portugal he lived most of his life in New Bedford, MA and most recently in Acton, ME. Antonio was in love with the ocean as he has spent most of the past 30 years out at sea. He had recently retired from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration after 18 years of distinguished service. Antonio was extremely loving and proud of his two daughters Amy Vieira and LeeAnn Vieira-McDonough. He reveled in the time he spent with his grandchildren Ryan Gonneville, Zachary, Mason, Tabbitha and Gabriella McDonough. He was also survived…

  • Wellesley Hills,  West Newton

    Danielle Guichard-Ashbrook

    Danielle A. Guichard-Ashbrook, of Newton, died November 5, 2014, at her home, surrounded by family. She was the beloved wife of Thomas E. Ashbrook, devoted mother of Dylan Ashbrook of San Francisco, CA, Benjamin Ashbrook of Los Angelis, CA, Lauren Ashbrook of New Haven, CT, and grandmother of Evie Ashbrook. The loving daughter of Robert and Barbara Guichard of OR, she is also survived by three dear sisters: Elisabeth Hiltebrand, Peg Watters and Natalie Milby. View Full Notice → Danielle Guichard-Ashbrook

  • Acton

    Thomas J. Swick

    Thomas J. Swick, a long time resident of Acton, died Monday November 3, 2014 peacefully at his home. He was 85 years old. He was the beloved husband of Julia (Ciprotti) Swick. Mr. Swick is survived by his wife Julia and his son John Swick, both of Acton. He also leaves two grandchildren, Jake and Trevor, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Baltzer and Nellie (Pollasek) as well as his two sisters, Anastasia and Rosemary. Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours on Thurs. Nov. 6th from 6:00-8:00pm in the Acton Funeral Home 470 Massachusetts Avenue (Rte. 111) Acton. The funeral Mass…

  • Whitman

    Robert E. Carney 11/5/2014 Whitman, MA

    Whitman – Robert E. Carney 86, died at his home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday November 5. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy (Barry) Carney. His funeral service will be held Tuesday November 11 at 10:30 AM in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth Street (Rte. 58 @ the rotary) Whitman. Burial will follow in the St. James Cemetery, Whitman. Visiting hours will be held Monday November 10 from 5-8 PM. Full obituary to follow. View Full Notice → Robert E. Carney 11/5/2014 Whitman, MA

  • Somerset

    Carol Ann (Costa) Medeiros 11/6/2014 Somerset, MA

    Carol Ann (Costa) Medeiros age 65 of Somerset passed away November 6, 2014. She is the wife of Everett Medeiros and daughter of Hortense “Tessie” (Oliveira) Costa and the late John Costa. Carol had previously worked for 22 years as a manager at Trina Mfg. and the last 19 years at Lightolier/Phillips Mfg. She was a parishioner of St. Michael Church. Carol is the loving mother of Amy Lynn Medeiros and Erica Ann Medeiros of Somerset and sister of Mary Lou Costa of Dighton and Joan Marie Geraldes (husband Joseph) of Swansea. She also leaves several nieces and nephews. Her funeral will take place from the Manuel Rogers & Sons…

  • Quincy

    Frank B. Curry 10/30/2014 Walpole, MA / Quincy, MA

    Frank B. Curry, 95, of Treasure Island, Florida, formerly of Quincy passed away peacefully on October 30 in St. Petersburg, Florida. Born in Quincy, July 8, 1919. He was the son of the late Frank and Elvira Curry. He was raised in Quincy. During WW II he served as an Ensign in the Naval Air Corps and flew airplanes patrolling the coastline. In 1948, Frank married Elsie (Cooper). They raised their children in Squantum. He worked with his parents at the Frank B. Curry Company (Boston) making interiors for businesses and restaurants particularly Howard Johnson Company. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elsie, in 1987. He then…

  • Plymouth

    Josephine Green 10/29/2014 Plymouth, MA / Nantucket, MA

    God’s beauty adorned our dear mother, Josephine Green, on the 29th day of October, 2014. Surrounded by her two daughters, Linda and Susan, and her son, Scot, and her grandchildren, Jody (as she was so warmly known) passed away peacefully at home after a brief period of illness. She joins her husband, Arthur, in heaven. Jody was born on November 10, 1930 to Julia and Angelo DeCunzo, in Mount Kisco, New York. She was raised with her family on a farm and enjoyed all her daily farm chores. She also attended business school in New York City. It was in high school that Jody and Art (as he was warmly…

  • Chelmsford

    Susan “Suzi” Rogers

    Susan “Suzi” Barrows Rogers, age 76, a longtime resident of Chelmsford died Thursday, October 30, 2014 at Lowell General Hospital following a long illness. She was the beloved wife of Peter L. Rogers, to whom she was married for 52 years. Suzi was born in Hartford, CT on July 23, 1938, and was the daughter of the late Carlton H. and Dorothy M. Barrows. She received her early education in the West Hartford, CT school system and earned her bachelor’s degree from Earlham College in Richmond, IN. Prior to her retirement, Suzi worked for many years as a preschool and piano teacher. She was an active and longtime member of…

  • Chelsea

    Wladyslawa Cherubin 11/5/2014 Chelsea, MA

    CHERUBIN, Wladyslawa- Of saugus, formerly of Chelsea, November 5th. Devoted wife of the late Lucian. Beloved mother of Eileen Campbell and her husband Robert of Saugus and the late Edwin Cherubin. Cherished grandmother of Carlos Husak and his wife Linda of Groveland, Kristin Brandenburg and her husband Steven of Peabody and Kevin Campbell and his wife Meghan of North Andover. Loving great grandmother of Christopher and Lindsay Husak and Steven and Nathan Brandenburg. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, CHELSEA on Monday, November 10th at 9 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Stanislaus Church, 163…

  • Beverly

    Mary Brainard

    BRAINARD – Mary Pettee (Skinner) of Beverly, MA passed away peacefully with her family nearby. The last of her generation, she was the beloved wife of the late Robert Irving Brainard and loving mother of the late Robert Irving, Jr. She is survived by her devoted children Stephen Ross (wife Jane), Barbara Emilie (husband Kurt Fretthold), and Thomas Edwin (wife Mary), as well as grandchildren Maryann Elizabeth (husband Scott Baret), Lucy Emma (husband Peter O’Toole), Robert Irving III, Jonathan Douglas Fretthold (wife Jessica), Margaret Catherine (husband Peter Bland), Sara Frances, and Michael William, and great grandchildren Alex, Max, Nolan, Ryan and Sean. She was also a beloved aunt to several…

  • Lowell

    Jerold Gilmore

    Loving husband, father and grandfather Jerold P. Gilmore, of Chelmsford, a former resident of Newton and Westford, passed away November 5, 2014, in Lowell, at the age of 80, after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his beloved wife of many years, Davida L. (Park) Gilmore and five children, Eric Rose and his wife Sandra of Groton, MA, Robert Rose and his wife Linda of Boulder, CO, Susan Gilmore of West Hartford, CT, David Gilmore and Jackie Costa of Santa Cruz, CA, and Marsha Gilmore and her husband Brendan Wahlberg of Westford, MA. He was the loving grandfather to ten: Olivia, Aron, Elijah, Joshua, Naomi, Jada, Autumn,…

  • Andover

    Laura Arrigg 11/6/2014 Andover, MA

    Laura Elizabeth Arrigg, 61, passed away peacefully on November 6, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. Laura was born on June 1, 1953 in Sydney, OH to Frank and Charlotte Dashukewich. Laura was the adored wife of Dr. Fred G. Arrigg Jr. of Andover. She was the incredibly devoted mother of Allison Arrigg, Tommy Arrigg and David Arrigg, all of Andover. She was the dear sister of Linda Malone and her husband Garry Malone of Plantsville Conn. Laura was the cherished daughter in-law of Dr. Fred G. Arrigg Sr. and his wife Emily. She was the sister in law of Dr Paul Arrigg and Dr. Claudia Arrigg and…

  • Arlington

    Robert J. Carey, MD

    CAREY, Dr. Robert J., 85, of Arlington passed peacefully at his home with his family at his side. Bob Carey leaves his high school sweetheart and wife of 60 years, Mary E. Carey, his sister Barbara Carey of Brookline Station, MO, his 5 children, and 12 grandchildren; Robert J Carey, Jr., his wife Jennifer Davis Carey and their children Michael and wife, Amanda of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Christopher, and Helena of Worcester; Rosemary McGinty, her husband Brian McGinty and their children James and Kelly of Woodstock, VT; Kathleen Carey, her husband Donald Westwater and their children Emma and Jed of Carlisle; Richard Carey, his wife Theresa Carey and their children…