• New Bedford

    Maria I. (Linhares) de Lima 11/14/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Mrs. Maria Idalina Linhares de Lima, 91, of Acushnet, MA, died peacefully at her home on Friday November 14, 2014, surrounded by her children and family at the time of her death. Mrs. de Lima was born on August 23, 1923 in Ribeira Quente, St Miguel, Acores, Portugal. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Abel Inacio de Lima (1920-2009). Mrs. De Lima is survived by six children: Noemia Pereira, New Bedford, John L. Lima, and wife, Kathryn, of Sharon, PA, Abel L. Lima, and wife, Karen of N. Dartmouth, MA, Louis L. Lima, and Dr. Jerome Crepeau of Provincetown, MA., Ligia de Medeiros, and…

  • Salem

    Richard Smigliani, 72

    PEMBROKE, NH: With heavy hearts, the Smigliani family announces the passing of Richard Paul Smigliani "Smig." He left us peacefully in his home on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, surrounded by family af View Full Notice → Richard Smigliani, 72

  • Vineyard Haven

    Elizabeth Ann Featherston Quick

    Elizabeth F. Quick died peacefully on the morning of October 24, 2014. She was 87. Born in Michigan to Mabel McKissack Featherston and Dr. Anthony G. Featherston, Elizabeth was married to the now deceased Howard Roland Quick, a former executive of AT&T and principal of the public relations firms Reavey and Quick International, and Quick Associates. Elizabeth moved from Detroit to New York, where she grew up and went to school. Elizabeth received her early education at The Little Red Schoolhouse and Elizabeth Irwin High School, private schools in New York’s Greenwich Village. She studied cello under Leonard Bernstein at Elizabeth Irwin. She received a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree…

  • Newburyport

    Arlene (Nichols) DeSantis, 83

    NEWBURYPORT, MA: Arlene M. DeSanits, 83, of Zephyrhills, Fla., formerly of Plum Island, Newburyport, Mass., died peacefully in hospice care in Zephyrhills on November 3, 2014. Born on January 19, 1931 View Full Notice → Arlene (Nichols) DeSantis, 83

  • Natick

    Robert W. Smith 11/11/2014 Natick, MA / Framingham, MA

    Framingham – Robert (Rob) Wells Smith III., formerly of Holliston, passed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday evening, November 11, 2014, at the age of 46. Rob is survived by his two children, Chloe Smith and Alex Smith; his wife Lisa Smith; his parents Robert Smith Jr. and Theresa Cummings; his siblings Andrea Sobieraj and Kenneth Smith; and his stepparents Dorothy Smith and the late Eugene Cummings. Born November 26, 1967, Rob was raised in Holliston and attended Marion High School in Framingham, MA. Rob was well-known in both Holliston and Framingham during his youth as a jokester, always able to light up a room with his presence. He…

  • Lee

    Marie McWilliams

    Marie J. McWilliams, age 89, of Stockbridge, Massachusetts, died Wednesday, November 12, 2014. She was Born on Staten Island, New York, on Sept. 3, 1925, the daughter of Andrew & Helen McWilliams. She received her B.S. Degree in 1945 from New York University, and thereafter joined the American Broadcasting Company, where she rose to the position of Corporate Vice President of Human Resources. After 27 years at ABC, she joined the National Bank of North America as Vice President of Human Resources, and also served as a member of the Senior Management Group. While in New York, she was a member of the Richmond County Country Club; a member of…

  • Taunton

    Parrett Edna P. “Welch” Parrett 11/7/2014 Taunton, MA

    RAYNHAM – Edna P. (Welch) Parrett, wife of Ray Parrett of Raynham, died at Brockton Hospital on Nov. 7, 2014. She was 64. Born in Edenton, North Carolina, NC, she was the daughter of the late Nixon and Beaulah (Skinner) Welch. For many years Edna was employed as a claims adjuster for the Aetna Insurance Company in Brockton. She also owned and operated a small business dealing in artificial floral arrangements and party planning. For the past fourteen years, Edna battled kidney disease and became very involved in organizations founded to help those inflicted with kidney problems. In her spare time, she enjoyed jigsaw and crossword puzzles, and was an…

  • Somerville

    Mary Louise O’Keefe 11/11/2014 Winchester, MA / Somerville, MA

    O’Keefe, Mary Louise “Babe”, 98, of Somerville, formerly of Winchester, passed away on Tuesday, November 11 at the Jeanne Jugan Residence in Somerville. She was the beloved daughter of the late Michael and Ellen (Cotter) O’Keefe. Babe was also the dear sister of the late John F. O’Keefe and the late Eleanor M.Gouthro. She is survived by many nieces and nephews and dear friends. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete. View Full Notice → Mary Louise O’Keefe 11/11/2014 Winchester, MA / Somerville, MA

  • Salem

    Mark V. Murray 11/12/2014 Beverly, MA / Salem, MA

    BEVERLY: Mark V. Murray, 39, died unexpectedly, Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at his home. Born in Woburn on June 18, 1975, he was the beloved son of Eric R. and Ann Marie (Marshall) Murray of Beverly. A lifelong resident of Beverly, Mark was a graduate of Beverly High School class of 1993 and ITT Technical. He had also attended University of Mass. Lowell. He worked for many years in electrical engineering for Macom and R.F.D. Electronics in Lowell. He was also once employed as a mechanic for Maestranzi Bros. in Beverly for many years. He enjoyed tinkering with anything electronic and especially loved working on automobiles. In addition to his…

  • Oxford

    Thomas J. Hester, 56 11/12/2014 Worcester, MA / Oxford, MA

    Thomas J. Hester, Sr., 56, passed away November 12, 2014. He is survived by a son, Thomas J. Hester, Jr., and two brothers, Robert T. Hester of Worcester and Patrick J. Hester of Oxford. He was born in Worcester, son of the late Cecilia K. (Sullivan) and Patrick J. Hester, Jr., and was a graduate of Burncoat High School. He was a cab driver for Yellow Cab Co., and was an avid sports fan – especially the Red Sox. Calling hours will be held at Nordgren Memorial Chapel, 300 Lincoln Street, Sunday, November 23, from 4-6pm, followed by a service at 6pm. Burial will be private in St. John’s Cemetery.…

  • Brockton

    Jay M. Cormier 11/12/2014 Brockton, MA / Easton, MA / Whitman, MA

    Jay M. Cormier, age 49 of Brockton, died peacefully at his home on Wednesday November 12, 2014 after a period of failing health. He was the loving and devoted husband of Donna M. (McPherson) Cormier for 26 years. Jay was born in Brockton a son of the late Ronald and Shirley (Pezzano) Cormier and remained a lifelong resident of the city. For many years Jay had resided at the Hamilton-Wade Apartments. A graduate of Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical School, Jay loved music and listening to the radio. He also enjoyed taking long rides to the Cape and walking the beach. In addition to his wife Donna, Jay leaves 2 step-daughters…

  • Chelsea

    Beverly Tarmy 11/13/2014 Chelsea, MA

    Tarmy, Beverly of Chelsea, MA on Thursday, November 13, 2014. Beloved wife of Murray Tarmy. Devoted mother of Annette Smith and her late husband Larry Smith, Beatrice Liberman and her partner Fred Darcy and the late Barry Tarmy. Loving daughter of the late Louis Wayne and Lillian (Ripkin). Dear sister of the late George Wayne. Loving grandmother of Michael Liberman and fiancé Kathie Ruberto, Jessica Liberman, Jamie Liberman and Lindsey Tarmy, and the late Joseph Smith and the late Jared Smith. Also survived by the family dog Mylo. Services at the Torf Funeral Chapel, 151 Washington Ave, Cary Sq. Chelsea, MA on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 11AM. Interment in…

  • Braintree

    Marie E. (Hommel) Conlon 11/13/2014 Plymouth, MA / Braintree, MA

    Marie E. (Hommel) Conlon, of Plymouth formerly of Braintree, died at home on November 13th at the age of 84. The beloved wife of the late Eugene Conlon, she is survived by her daughters Michelle Borriello of Plymouth, Meridith DeKeersmaeker of Danvers, Sally Metro of Hyannis and Eugenia Kay of S. Hampton. She also leaves her sister Virginia Hailey of Plymouth, 8 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Marie was born in Boston, daughter of the late Arthur and Marie (Scotten) Hommel. She attended Mass School of Art where she met her husband, Eugene who was an accomplished artist. She enjoyed art, sewing, and especially spending time with her family. Visiting…

  • Beverly

    Andrew Della Piana

    Andrew A. Della Piana 64 of Beverly, MA passed away on November 11, 2014. Beloved husband to Carol J. (Corby) Della Piana for 39 years. Loving father of Christian A. and his wife Mary K. (Dawson) Della Piana of Salem, MA and Jennifer H. (Della Piana) and her husband Samir H. Patel of Beverly. Dear Papa to William Christian Della Piana and the late Nina Grace Patel. Son of the late Fileno A. and Rose (Galluccio) Della Piana and son-in-law to Wallace F. and the late Dolores M. (Boulanger) Corby. Survived by brothers Anthony J. and wife Pia (Ferri) Della Piana of Saugus, MA and Joseph G. Della Piana of…

  • Haverhill

    David J. Pearson, Sr.

    ROCHESTER, NH: Rochester – David J. Pearson, Sr., 79, of Rochester, formerly of Exeter and Hampton, died on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at Frisbee Memorial Hospital in Rochester. View Full Notice → David J. Pearson, Sr.

  • New Bedford

    Palmira G. Silva 11/12/2014 New Bedford, MA / New bedford, MA

    Palmira G. Silva, age 87 of New Bedford, passed away on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at St Lukes Hospital. She was the wife of the late Jose Goncalves Silva and daughter of the late Maria Conceicao (Medeiros) and Jose Garcia Goulart. Palmira was born in Pico, Azores and she recently moved to the New Bedford area. She was survived by her sister: Carolina Neves; as well as nieces and nephews: John Goulart, Manuela Goulart, Maria Cecelia Hadden, Fernando Neves, Helder Lemos, Fernando Lemos, Jose Alberto Lemos and a great niece, Margaret Goulart. She was the aunt of the late Rudy Goulart. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday at…

  • Worcester County

    Claire Anne Gale 11/12/2014 Worcester, MA

    Claire Anne (Zanden) Gale, 76, of Worcester died Wednesday, November 12th at home surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Don; a son, Donald M. Gale of Santa Clara, CA; a daughter, Patti Austin of Worcester; two grandchildren, Erika and Alexander Austin both of Worcester; a sister, Catherine Zanden of Framingham and a brother, Charles Zanden of California. She was born in Waltham the daughter of Charles and Catherine (Creeden) Zanden and raised in Cochituate. Claire raised her own children in Northborough and lived in Worcester for the past 35 years. Funeral services and burial will be private. There are no calling hours. In…

  • Wellesley

    Adam G. Wright 11/11/2014 Wellesley, MA

    WRIGHT, Adam G. 33, of Wellesley and Boston, Nov. 11, 2014. Adored son of Paul K. Wright of Wellesley and the late Andrea (Silvestri) Wright. Loving stepson of Jan T. Wright of Wellesley. Beloved brother of Daniel P. Wright of Bonnet Shores, RI. Loving grandson of Marie and Kenneth Wright of Barrington, RI, Anne Silvestri of Narragansett, RI and the late Anthony Silvestri. Also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Adam was a graduate of Wellesley High School and the University of Masssachusetts at Amherst. He was employed for the past 7 years at State Street Global Advisors in Boston. He was a gentle, wonderful, son, brother, grandson and…

  • Sherborn

    Evan Cornelius Keohane 11/12/2014 Sherborn, MA / Stoneham, MA / Chestnut Hill, MA

    KEOHANE, Evan Cornelius, age 9, born in Boston on June 15, 2005, and resided in Sherborn. On November 12, 2014, our little angel Mr. Evan passed away peacefully at home. Evan is survived by his dad and mom, John and Barbara, his twin brother Cian, and his sister, little Ann. He was the adored grandson of Mary Keohane and Bridie McCarron, both of Bantry, Ireland, and the late Curly Keohane and Tom McCarron. He was cherished by many aunts, uncles, and cousins, both here and in Ireland. Evan has touched many more lives than can be counted and will be truly missed by everyone who met him. His funeral will…

  • Stoughton

    Helena A. DaSilva 11/12/2014 Stoughton, MA / Cambridge, MA

    Helena A. (Rosa) DaSilva a 20 year resident of Stoughton, formerly of Cambridge passed away at home on Wednesday November 5, 2014. She was 81 years old and the beloved wife of Jose’T. DaSilva. She was also the loving mother of Maria I. (DaSilva) Eduardo and her husband Celestino and Branca H. DaSilva all of Stoughton. Other survivors include her loving nieces and nephews. She was also a sister to the late Alice Perreira and Maria G. Faria. Born April 17, 1933 in Faial, Azores, Portugal Helena was a daughter to the late Jose’ Francisco DaRosa Jr. and Florinda G. Escobar. She was a communicant and attended the Immaculate Conception…

  • Watertown

    Bahatris Nikoghosian 11/9/2014

    Nikoghosian, Bahatris of Watertown, November 9, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Armen Momjian. Devoted mother of Lucine, Mary, Sarkis and Vasken Momjian. Loving grandmother of Jack, Abraham, Zohrab, Raffi, Myda, Zepure, Hagop, Armen, Norair, Simon, Beatrice, Armen and Barkev. Also survived by several loving great grandchildren. Sister of the late Levon, Mari and Garabed. Funeral service at Saint Stephen’s Armenian Church, 38 Elton Avenue, Watertown on Thursday, November 13 at 11:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. At the request of the family, there are no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made Saint Stephen’s Armenian Church. Interment at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown.…

  • Shrewsbury

    Marion W. (Wren) Foley 11/13/2014 West Townsend, MA / Worcester, MA / Shrewsbury, MA / Leicester, MA

    Marion W. (Wren) Foley, 80, of West Townsend formerly of Worcester died Thursday, November 13th at home. Her husband of 30 years, John A. Foley died in 1989. She leaves four sons, J. Steven Foley and his wife, Miriam of Shrewsbury and their children, Steven, John, Clifford; Martin E. Foley and his wife, Tina of Worcester and their children, Patrick and Mary; Daniel G. Foley of Newport, RI; Peter C. Foley and his wife, Kate of Rochdale and their children, Joseph and Matthew; a daughter, Tara M. Marchand and her husband, James with whom she lived and their children, Michael and Kelly; a sister, Linda Conboy of Wappingers Falls, NY…

  • Roxbury

    Robert J. Ryan 11/13/2014 West Roxbury, MA

    RYAN Robert J. of Roslindale, Nov. 13, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Barbara (Locke) Ryan. Devoted brother in law of the late Frances Schultz. Son of the late Bartholomew and Marie (Hauck) Ryan. Brother of Carol Costa, Elizabeth Ryan, James Ryan and Paul Ryan. He is also survived by several loving friends. Late WWII Navy Veteran. Bob was involved with and enjoyed the friends he met through pigeon racing. Private interment Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. View Full Notice → Robert J. Ryan 11/13/2014 West Roxbury, MA

  • Plymouth

    Linda M. (Morgardo) Masse 11/11/2014 Plymouth, MA / Laconia, NH

    Linda M. (Morgardo) Masse, of Laconia, NH and formerly of Plymouth, died on November 11th at Beth Israel – Boston at the age of 58. She is survived by her loving children Brendon Shurtleff, Bryan Shurtleff, Megan Masse and Jean Masse III all of Laconia, NH. Daughter of Marilia (Corvelo) Morgardo of Kingston and the late George Morgardo, she also leaves her sister Joanne Mills of Kingston, her brothers George Morgardo of Townsend and Dennis Morgardo of Chula Vista, CA and one grandchild on the way. Linda was born and raised in Plymouth, graduating from Plymouth-Carver High School and has lived in Laconia for 17 years. She enjoyed the ocean,…