• Boston

    Gregg Steven Dziama 11/8/2014 Natick, MA / Framingham, MA / Ashland, MA / Chelsea, MA / Boston, MA

    Gregg Steven Dziama of Natick died unexpectedly from injuries sustained in a car accident November 8, 2014. He was sixty-five years old. Cherished son of Denise M. (O’Shea-Dziama) Whelan and the late Steven Dziama. Born in Cambridge and raised in Natick, he received his BA from Boston College. Survived by a huge extended family, he will be greatly missed. Funeral from the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park St., at Natick Common on Friday, November 14th at 9:00AM. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Linus Church, 119 Hartford St., Natick at 10:00AM. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours in the funeral home on Thursday, November 13th from…

  • Milton

    Margery Hanson 11/8/2014 Sharon, MA / Milton, MA / Walpole, MA

    Margery L. Hanson age 87 of Milton, formerly of Sharon and Walpole passed away November 8th at the Harrington House in Walpole. Born and raised in Sharon, she graduated from Sharon High School. After living most of her life in Sharon, she moved to Walpole and most recently has lived in Milton for the last 3 years. She previously was an active member of the Dorcis Women’s Group at the Congregational Church in Sharon. She was an avid knitter and enjoyed knitting clothing for her grandchildrenand knitted stockings for the Norwood Hospital and the Walpole Food Pantry. Beloved wife of the late Lowell. Mother of Carolyn Elterich and her husband…

  • Medford

    Antoinette Mancusi 11/7/2014 Medford, MA / Somerville, MA / Tewksbury, MA / Stoneham, MA

    Antoinette M. Mancusi passed away at home unexpectedly on Friday morning. She was 92. A lifelong Somerville resident, she was the daughter of the late Cosmo and Madelena (Grassia) DiRusso. A devoted wife mother and grandmother, she is remembered for her laugh and beautiful smile. She worked for many years as a cashier at the Harvard Coop The beloved wife of Frank V. Mancusi, she was a devoted mother to Janice A. Park and her husband Wesley I. Park of Somerville. She leaves her loving granddaughter Dina Park-Matsas and her husband James of Tewksbury and their children, Krystal, Amber and Charlie. Her funeral will be from the Dello Russo Funeral…

  • Methuen

    Edward J. “Skip” Harrington 11/10/2014 Salem, NH / Methuen, MA

    Edward J. “Skip” Harrington, 73 of Salem, NH died Monday, Nov. 10th at Parkland Medical Center, Derry, NH. Skip was born and educated in Methuen, MA, the son of the late Florence (O’Loughnan) and Lewis Harrington. He was a truck driver for various companies and he was the former owner of the Glenn Forest Tavern in Methuen. Skip enjoyed swimming and playing volleyball at Forest Lake and he enjoyed playing guitar and sing-a-longs with his friends and gardening. His favorite times were the large family gathering on Christmas Eve and spending time with his grandchildren. He was predeceased by his siblings, John Harrington and Kathleen Perron. Skip is survived by…

  • Natick

    Kathleen E. (Zilch) McCormick 11/8/2014 Natick, MA / Framingham, MA / Wellesley, MA / Ashland, MA

    Kathleen E (Zilch) McCormick of East Natick passed away Saturday, November 8th, surrounded by her family at the age of 80. Born in Natick, Kathy was the daughter of the late Carrol (Kynoch) Zilch of Ashland and the late Bernard Zilch of Framingham. She was predeceased by her sister Dorothy Provencal of Ashland and her daughter Barbara Jean who passed away in 1960. Kathy was the devoted mother of Stephen McCormick and wife Carol of Ashland. Carrol Connors and her husband Willy of Holliston and Susan Wilson Hall and her husband Donny of Natick (formerly of Millis). Loving ‘Gram’ to Kevin McCormick. Jimmy, Janine and Joe Connors. Mathew and Michael…

  • Lee

    Valentino Masiero

    Valentino “Val’ Masiero, 82, of Rolling Hills in Lenox, formerly of 510 Greylock St. in Lee, died on Saturday, Nov. 8th at his home, surrounded by loving family after a 22-year battle with multiple myeloma . He was born in Trissino (Vicenza), Italy on November 28, 1931, the son of Andrew and Maria Lovato Masiero. Immigrating from Italy, they settled in Dover Plains, NY in 1935. He attended schools in Staten Island as a teenager, and later with his family, moved to Fairview, NJ where he graduated from Cliffside Park High School in 1949. He enlisted in the US Navy, serving during the Korean Conflict, 1951-1955. He attended boot camp…

  • Worcester County

    Konstantina Panagiotidis 11/6/2014 Worcester, MA

    Konstantina (Kapoukranidis) Panagiotidis, 75, of Worcester died Thursday, November 6th in St. Vincent Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband of 56 years Pantos Panagiotidis; four daughters, Dimitra Hatzopoulos and her husband, Simeon of Melbourne, Australia, Chrisafi Diamantidou and her husband, Nicholas of Hrisohorafa, Greece, Athena Panagiotidis of South Yarmouth and Maria Skritakis and her husaband, Angelo of Shrewsbury; her brother Dimitrios Kapoukranidis and his wife, Polihronia of St. Johnsbury, VT; two sisters, Soultana Pasxalidou of Metrousi, Greece and Menexia Yiantsides and her husband, John of Auburn, eleven grandchildren, Konstanstinos and Pantos Hatzopoulos, Maria Enetzilis, Konstantina Hatzopoulos, Dimitrios, Christina, Konstantina and Pantos Yiantsides, Demetrios, Pantos…

  • Watertown

    Garabet Atamian 11/5/2014 Watertown, MA

    Atamian, Garabet of Watertown, November 5, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Atamian. Devoted father of Edward Atamian. A kind and gentle man who loved life and family. Garabet worked as an accountant for John Hancock and he sold Avon products for many years. Funeral service at Saint James Armenian Church, 465 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown on Wednesday, November 12 at 12 noon. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. A visitation period will be held at the Aram Bedrosian Funeral Home, 558 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown on Wednesday from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., immediately prior to the church service. Interment at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown. View Full Notice…

  • Kingston

    Sr. Florita Rodman C.D.P. 11/8/2014 Kingston, MA

    Sr. Florita Rodman, C.D.P, 82, of Kingston, died on November 8, 2014. Daughter of George and Anna (Judermanns) Rodman. She was the oldest of seven children. Educated first as a primary teacher, and later achieving a masters degree in theological studies, Sister Florita continued to study throughout her life, receiving certificates in religious education, as a pastoral associate, and in pastoral administration. Sister Florita’s ministry expanded into religious education and pastoral ministry in parishes of the Archdiocese of Boston, in Ocean bluff, Plymouth, and East Weymouth. After first vows, Sister Florita taught in the Pittsburgh Diocese in Beaver Falls, Etna, and Sharpsburg. She was then missioned to New England to…

  • Charlton

    Gretchen L. Blauvelt 11/3/2014 Charlton, MA

    Charlton Gretchen L. Blauvelt, 66, passed away Monday, November 3, 2014 at the Meadows in Leicester. She is survived by her brothers and sisters, Gloria D. Blauvelt of Charlton, William H. Blauvelt, Jr., of Southbridge, Paul W. Blauvelt of Charlton, Jane P. wife of John Desmaris of Spencer, a sister-in-law, Claudia A. Blauvelt of Charlton and 2 nieces and 2 nephews. Gretchen was born in Southbridge, the daughter of the late William H. and Phyllis L. (Ham) Blauvelt, Sr. and has lived in Charlton most of her life. A Memorial Service for Gretchen will be Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 2PM in the ROBERT J. MILLER-CHARLTON FUNERAL HOME, 175 Old…

  • Boston

    Paul G. McDonald 11/9/2014 So. Boston, MA

    McDONALD, PAUL G. of So. Boston, Nov 9, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Gabriele “Abby”. Devoted father of Nicole, Scott, Shaun & Debbie McDonald. Also lovingly survived by his grandchildren, sister’s & brother. Visiting hours at The Casper Funeral Home, 187 Dorchester St, So. Boston Thursday 6-8 P.M. Interment services will be private. View Full Notice → Paul G. McDonald 11/9/2014 So. Boston, MA

  • Arlington

    Malachy Adam Shaw-Jones

    Malachy Shaw-Jones, a clinical psychologist often sought out by therapy clients who were as impressed by his credit on the BBC’s Doctor Who television series as they were by his doctoral degree, died on August 7th, 2014, in Arlington, Massachusetts. Malachy died in his home after a long journey with cancer. He was surrounded by his family, in peace and without pain, under the expert and tender care of his hospice providers. He was 67. Malachy was born and raised in post-war London. From the age of 9 to 18 he attended Dartington Hall, a progressive school in Devonshire, England, which became his lifelong model of what a deep and…

  • Arlington,  Watertown

    Maria Polino

    Polino, Maria, (Passamonte) of Somerville November 8,2014. Beloved wife of the late Rocco Polino. Mother of Rosemarie Bombara of Lincoln. Sister of Giuseppa Ingraiti, Antonino Passamonte, Rosina Fodera, Salvatore Passamonte, Venera Maria Loureiro and the late Assunto Passamonte, Francesca Caccamisi and Giuseppe Passamonte. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invite to visiting hours on Wednesday 4:00 to 8:00pm in The DeVito Funeral Home 761 Mt. Auburn Street, WATERTOWN and to the funeral service on Thursday at 11:00am in St. Paul Evangelical Church 451 Lowell Street, Lexington, MA. Entombment to follow Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. For directions or to send an online condolence visit,devitofuneralhomes.com View…

  • Webster

    Linda M. (Cyr) Desrosiers 11/8/2014 Webster, MA

    WEBSTER – Linda M. (Cyr) Desrosiers, 67 of Webster died Saturday, November 8, 2014, surrounded by her family, at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston after a long illness. She leaves a son, Cory M. Desrosiers and his fiancé, Stephanie Layte of Oxford; 3 grandsons, Codey, Logan & Peyton Layte-Desrosiers; a step-grandson, Tyler Layte; a step-daughter, April A. Desrosiers Baldwin of Webster; 2 step-sons, Erik Desrosiers and Roy Desrosiers both of Webster; 3 brothers, Thomas H. and his wife Carol Cyr of Webster, Paul J. & Marilyn Cyr of Oxford and Ronald H. & Heidi Cyr of Holden; a sister, Cynthia P. and her husband Freddie L’Heureux of Thompson; many nieces…

  • Worcester County

    Dorothy Goven 11/9/2014 Worcester, MA

    WORCESTER-Dorothy M. (Vangel) Goven, 90, died in the early morning on Sunday, November 9, 2014, peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Douglas J. Govern in 2003. Dorothy is survived by her four children; Donna M. Goven, Linda M. Granger and her husband Carlos, Sandra J. Johnson and her husband Kenny; and a son, Kevin M. Goven, all of Worcester. Her six beloved grandchildren, Amanda, Stefanie, Victoria, Christiana, Justin and Amber and two great grandchildren, Cameron and Lennox. She also leaves her brother, George Vangel of Worcester and several nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by two sisters, Katherine…

  • Tewksbury

    Ruth M. (Morse) McCarthy 11/8/2014 Tewksbury, MA / Woburn, MA

    Ruth M. McCarthy of Tewksbury TEWKSBURY: Ruth M. (Morse) McCarthy, age 85, a resident of Tewksbury for over 55 years, passed away at her son’s home, with her family by her side, on Saturday, November 8, 2014. She was the beloved wife of former Tewksbury Assistant Building Inspector, John J. “Chuck” McCarthy, who passed away on November 4, 1995. Born in Woburn on September 9, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Albert Morse and the late Mary A. (Dacey) Morse. Ruth was raised in Woburn, attended Woburn schools and graduated from Woburn High School. Prior to retiring, she worked as an Administrative Assistant for the Muro Pharmaceutical Company…

  • Southbridge

    Barbara A. (Maynard) Lewis 11/8/2014 Worcester, MA / Brimfield, MA / Southbridge, MA

    Southbridge – Barbara A. (Maynard) Lewis, 77, of Brimfield, died on Saturday, November 8th in Harrington Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Lewis was married to the late Charles F. Lewis for 56 years who died on January 1st. She is survived by four sons, Michael and his wife Marie of Leominster, Steven and his wife Cecile of Brimfield, Paul and his wife Denise of Charlton and Eric and his wife Tracy of Webster; a sister, Carole Kasper of Cherry Valley; 7 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren with 1 more on the way; a good friend, Theresa LaBombard and many nephews and nieces. Barbara was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Homer and…

  • Watertown

    Anastasia Cotto

    Anastasia ” Donna” (Stavros) Cotto Of Ashland November 8, 2014.Beloved wife of Harry “Roger” Cotto Loving mother of Maria Cotto of Ashland and Michael Cotto and his wife Elaine of Newton.Loving grandmother of Declan and Ronan Cotto.Loving sister of Annette Stavros of Newton and Peter Stavros of Medford and the late Steven Stavros .Also her nephew and many relatives and friends. Visiting Hours Tuesday November 11, 2014 at the Faggas Funeral Home. 551 Mt Auburn St., Watertown, From 2 to 6 pm. Burial is private. From 3 to 7 pm followed by a prayers at 7 pm Donations in Donna’s memory to the American Diabetes association would be appreciat View…

  • New Bedford

    Aria Mercedes Diaz 11/2/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Wareham – Aria Mercedes Diaz, infant daughter of Ashleigh (Britto) and Victor Diaz of East Wareham, passed away shortly before her birth at Tobey Hospital. Her family includes her aforementioned parents; 3 siblings: Teijon, Noah and, her twin brother, Jacoby Diaz; maternal grandparents: Linda and Joseph Britto of Fairhaven; paternal grandparents: Mayra Diaz of New Bedford and Victor Diaz of Boston; paternal great grandmother: Bernice Lawson; aunts: Alycia Rodericks, Jakelyn Diaz and Angela Diaz; uncles: Joey Britto, Daniel Diaz and Marcos Diaz. Visitation will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday, November 12 from 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. with a Service to begin at 12:00 P.M. Burial will…

  • Gloucester

    Geraldine F.”Gerrie” (Allen) Silva 11/7/2014 Gloucester, MA

    GLOUCESTER: Geraldine F. “Gerrie” (Allen) Silva, 69, died unexpectedly on Friday, November 7, 2014 in the Addison Gilbert Hospital. She was the wife of Joel P. Silva, Sr. Born in Gloucester on July 7, 1945, she was the daughter of Anna C. (Villari) Allen of Gloucester and the late Elmer Allen. She was a lifelong resident of Gloucester and a graduate of Gloucester High School. Gerrie worked as a bus driver for the Gloucester and Essex school systems for many years. She enjoyed camping at Grandview Campground in Rochester, NH for many years. She also enjoyed having weekly dinners with her family and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.…

  • Holden

    James F. Dowd 11/8/2014 Holden, MA

    HOLDEN- James F. Dowd, 72, of Holden passed away unexpectedly Saturday, November 8, after being stricken ill at home. He leaves his wife of 48 years, Theresa M. (Gaudette ) Dowd; two children; Julie A. Keller and her husband, David of Holden and Patrick J. Dowd and his wife, Marny of Worcester; a brother, Philip Dowd and his wife, Marie of Worcester; three grandchildren, Matthew Dowd, Kaitlyn and Meighan Keller and nieces and nephews. Two brothers, William and Bryan Dowd predeceased him. He was born in Worcester, son of Michael and Esther (O’Brien) Dowd and graduated from Commerce High School and attended Worcester State College. He was a US Coast…

  • Brockton

    Robert A. “Rob” Butler, Sr. 11/7/2014 Brockton, MA

    Robert A. “Rob” Butler, Sr. age 88, of Brockton passed away Friday November 7, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband for 61 years of the late Beverly G. (Cook) Butler. Rob was born in Brockton a son of the late William J. and Margaret C. (Sullivan) Butler and remained a lifelong resident of the city. Following his graduation from Brockton High School in 1944, Rob enlisted in the US Army and served in the Pacific Theatre during WWII. After working for the City of Brockton for over 40 years, Rob retired in 1988 as superintendent of refuse. In his free time he enjoyed…

  • Charlestown

    ALICE M. “SISTER” (SMITH) HEATLEY 11/8/2014 Charlestown, MA

    Alice M. “Sister” (Smith) Heatley, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, November 8, 2014 following an extended illness. She was 96 years old. Alice was born in Boston on September 10, 1918, a daughter of the late Albert F. Smith and Mary T. (Kinsley) Smith. She grew up in Charlestown and was educated in the Boston Public School system. Alice worked for 37 years in the Maintenance Division for the former Metropolitan District Commission and retired at the age of 84 years young. Following her retirement, Alice stayed ambitious and worked several odd jobs just to…

  • Auburn

    Marie DiPilato

    – Marie C. (Morin) DiPilato, 76,lifelong resident of Auburn died Friday, November 7, 2014 in the Life Care Center of Auburn surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Marie leaves her friend and husband of 57 years, Frank J. DiPilato; a son, John F. DiPilato of Thompson, Ct, a daughter, Ann M. Taylor and her husband, Richard of Worcester; four grandchildren, Jessica Joslyn, Kerri Charbonneau, Garrett and Madison DiPilato; two great grandchildren, Faith and Michael Joslyn; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by five brothers, Edgar, Wilfred, Leo, Norman and Robert Morin and a sister, Lucille Kennedy. She was born and raised in…

  • Arlington

    Scott F. Toner

    TONER, Scott F. age 45 of Winchester, formerly of Cambridge. November 7, 2014. Beloved husband of Jennifer Keating. Loving father of Nolan, Neave, and Olivia. Devoted Son of Ethel (Mullally)Toner of Cambridge and the late Robert Toner. Brother of Paul and his wife Susan Connelly of Cambridge, Robert and his wife Megan Maultsby of Belmont, and Dennis and his wife Paula Fox of Hanover. Son in law of Ron and Lee Keating of Arlington. Nephew of Jules and Claire Albert of Cambridge. Also survived by Gerard Leech and many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held at the Vineyard Church, 170 Rindge Ave, Cambridge on Monday from 4-8 pm.…