• Salem

    Hazel L. (Eade) Mosse, 101

    PEABODY, MA: Hazel L. (Eade) Mosse, 101, a lifelong resident of Peabody, Mass., died Saturday, November 15, 2014, at Blueberry Hill Nursing Home in Beverly, after a short illness. She was the wife of View Full Notice → Hazel L. (Eade) Mosse, 101

  • Vineyard Haven

    David C. Teagan

    David C. Teagan of Hull and Oak Bluffs, died unexpectedly on November 15, 2014. He was 50. David was born on June 27, 1964, and was raised and educated in Hingham. David was an avid outdoorsman and a world traveler. He loved to ski and be by the ocean, but most of all he loved being out on his Harley riding with his friends. A true craftsman with incredible skill and creativity, David loved working and creating with his hands. His friends and family meant the world to him. David is survived by his beloved mother, “Saint” Hazel A. (Broderick) Teagan, his brother, John, from Martha’s Vineyard, his sister, Jennifer…

  • Holden

    Mrs. Michelina P. (Graziano) Wyrebek

    STERLING — Michelina P. (Graziano) Wyrebek, 90, a longtime resident, passed away on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. She was born in Bristol, CT, the daughter of Antonio and Rosina (Rozzi) Graziano and graduated from Bristol High School in 1942. read more View Full Notice → Mrs. Michelina P. (Graziano) Wyrebek

  • Newburyport

    Frank W. Martin

    ROWLEY: Frank W. Martin, 77, longtime Rowley resident, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 16, 2014, in Beverly. View Full Notice → Frank W. Martin

  • Medford

    Carlo E. Gubellini 11/18/2014 Wilmington, MA / Winchester, MA / Medford, MA / Woburn, MA

    Gubellini, Carlo E. of Wilmington, November 18th. Beloved husband of the late Anita (Dionne) Gubellini. Devoted father of Marcella Sweet of Wilmington, Lisa Esposito and her husband Mark of Wilmington, and the late Eric J. Gubellini. Loving grandfather of Michael Sweet and his wife Alexandra, Daniel Sweet and his wife Sarah, Celeste Scifo, Joseph Esposito and Nicole Gubellini. Loving great grandfather of Cynthia Scifo and Logan Sweet. Brother of Rose Gubellini of Winchester and the late May Ellen Gubellini. Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend a funeral mass celebrated in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, Tuesday, November 25th, at 10 a.m. Services will conclude…

  • Methuen

    Magaret E. “Peggy” Fiola 11/18/2014 Methuen, MA

    METHUEN – Margaret “Peggy” (Welch) Fiola, 84 passed away Tuesday November 18, 2014 at the Nevins Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Methuen with her loving husband by her side. Born in Auburn, Maine, she was the daughter of Edward and Blanche (Jackson) Welch. A resident of Methuen for the past 50 years, she worked in food services for 15 years at the Holy Family Hospital and Hewlett Packard before her retirement in 1987. Peggy later volunteered her time for 3 years at the M.S.P.C.A in Methuen. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, music and loved walking with her husband, hand in hand throughout the neighborhood. Peggy was an attendant of Our Lady…

  • New Bedford

    Maria De Los Reyes Polonia Vargas 11/17/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Brockton – Maria De Los Reyes Polonia Vargas, age 67 of New Bedford, passed away Monday, November 17, 2014 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. She was the loving mother of Jose Sanchez of Germany, Yolanda Sanchez of Tennessee, Pablo Sanchez of Brockton, the late Jorge Sanchez, Lydia Zuniga of New Jersey, Flor Sanchez of Puerto Rico, Wilfredo Sanchez of Brockton and Maria Sanchez of New Bedford; as well as several grandchildren, great grandchildren and siblings. Maria will be cremated. A Prayer Service with her cremated remains present will take place in the funeral home at a later date. Arrangements placed in the care of Perry Funeral Home, 111…

  • Barre,  Brookfield,  North Brookfield,  Spencer

    Doris Thomas

    SPENCER – Doris “Dot” M. (Beer) Thomas -93, died Friday, November 7, 2014 at home with her loving family by her side. She was born in Westwood, Massachusetts on September 1, 1921 to Herbert L. and Ethel M. (White) Beer. Doris leaves her devoted husband and friend of 50 years Roger O. Thomas; 3 daughters Merrily Newman Thomas & her husband George of E. Brookfield, Virginia Newman Kovacs & her husband Bill of NY. Jean Thomas Perry & her husband Wayne of Hardwick; 11 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, George S. Beer and Robert C. Beer, both of Spencer. She was predeceased by a son, Paul B. Newman in…

  • Lee

    Mary Hale

    Mary H. Hale, 86, of Main Road in Tyringham, died Monday at her home. She was born in Pittsfield on May 21, 1928 the daughter of Stephen H. and Mary E. Bull Carter. She was educated in the Lee schools and was a1946 graduate of Lee High School. She worked at the Berkshire Life Insurance CO. for many years retiring in the late 1990s. She leaves her husband Donald B. Hale whom she married April 10, 1948, one son A. Stephen Hale of Becket one daughter M. Christine Corcoran of Lenox Dale, two grandchildren Donald and R. Christian, three great grandchildren Mason, Mary and Wren. Services for Mary Hale will…

  • Acton

    Joan F. (Christian) Cassidy

    Joan F. (Christian) Cassidy, 76, died peacefully at her Clinton home with her family by her side on Wednesday, November 19th, 2014. She and her husband, William J. Cassidy, Jr. were to celebrate their 58th wedding anniversary on December 9th. Born in Concord and raised in Maynard and Sudbury, she was the daughter of the late Edgar J. “Shorty” Christian and Antoinette (Cassavechia) Frankland. A graduate of Maynard High School, in the early years she was employed for a shoe wholesaler and Dennison Manufacturing in Maynard. Following her marriage she worked at Victory Market, where she progressed from a cashier to office manager then to store manager. After 28 years…

  • Worcester County

    Jonathan L. “Woof” Birkbeck 11/17/2014 Worcester, MA

    Jonathan L. “Woof” Birkbeck, 55, of Worcester died Monday, November 17th in the Rose Monahan Hospice Home surrounded by his loving family and Tope. He leaves his best friend and companion of 31 years, Pamela A. (Provost) Birkbeck; two sons, Robert D. Birkbeck and his wife, Lauren of Oxford, William V. Birkbeck and his girlfriend, Kate Ivas of Worcester; two daughters, Heather A. Pedersen and her husband, Justin of Leicester and Leah S. Chouinard and her husband, Jason of Spencer; his mother, Alice G. (Vail) Birkbeck; two brothers, Robert M. Birkbeck and his wife, MaryBeth of Spencer and Michael V. Birkbeck of Worcester; four grandchildren, Tayla Chouinard, Brier, Fallyn and…

  • Wellesley

    Kon-Taik Khaw MD 11/17/2014 Wellesley, MA

    Khaw, Kon-Taik, MD of Chestnut Hill, beloved husband of Emily C (Cua) Khaw, father and esteemed physician, died early Monday morning, November 17th 2014 at Boston’s Brigham’s and Women’s Hospital following an unexpected brain damaging stroke. He was surrounded by his immediate family. He leaves his wife of 57 years, Emily C (Cua); his two daughters Margery Shepard, husband Scott and 2 grandsons ages 18 and 23 of Wellesley; Jennifer Jamieson, husband Matt and 2 grandsons ages 9 and 11 of Danville CA. He came to this country from Burma to attend Pamona College (’53) and then onto Rochester University Medical School (’57). As he began his career, he focused…

  • Norton

    Ellen B. Galvin 11/18/2014 Truro, MA / Norton, MA / Durham, CT / Provincetown, MA

    Ellen Baer Galvin of Truro passed away Tuesday, November 18th in Liberty Commons Nursing Home after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of Brendan Galvin. Born in Germany, she immigrated to the United States with her parents prior to WWII. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and settled with her husband in Durham, Conn. She and her husband summered at their home in Truro for over 40 years before moving here full-time in 1997. Mrs. Galvin enjoyed crafting and taught many people in the Durham area the art of quilting and rug making. She was a world-class knitter. In addition to her husband of 46 years, she…

  • Malden

    Alba M. (Pecci) Carrozza 11/16/2014 Malden, MA

    Alba M. (Pecci) Carrozza passed away on November 16, 2014. She was 91 years old. Alba was a longtime resident of Malden and East Boston and worked for the city of Boston for many years. Alba was the devoted wife of the late George Carrozza. She was the beloved mother of Christina Taurasi and her husband Anthony of Mentor, OH, Georgette Petraglia and her husband Richard of Malden, and David Carrozza and his wife Karen of Beverly. Alba was the sister of Arthur Pecci and his wife Millie of Waltham, Mary Venditelli and her husband Mario of Malden and the late Henry and Frank Pecci and Edith D’Amico. She was…

  • Lawrence

    Roger LeBlanc 11/16/2014 Lawrence, MA

    Roger LeBlanc 87 of Lawrence passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at the Nevins Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Methuen. Mr. LeBlanc was born in July 2, 1927 in Gardner, MA to the late Alyre and Anna LeBlanc. He attended the Holy Rosary Parochial School of Gardner Class of 1942 and Gardner High School, Class of 1946. Following his graduation from Gardner High School, Roger attended Clark University of Worcester. He was a United States Marine Corps Reservist from 1948-1950. Mr. LeBlanc was a member of the Pro Merito Honor Society of Gardner High School, a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and a member of the Marine…

  • Danvers

    Karen A. Roy 11/17/2014 Danvers, MA / Salem, MA

    Karen A. Roy, 61 of Danvers, passed away peacefully Monday, November 17, 2014, at the Hunt Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Danvers following a long illness. She was the daughter of the late Reney W. and Natalie (Blanchard) Roy. Born and raised in Salem, she was a graduate of Salem High School. Karen worked as a cashier for Ann & Hope. She was a resident of Salem and later Topsfield before moving to Danvers seven years ago. She is survived by her sister, Donna M. Roy and her companion, Wayne Strout of Stratham, NH, a niece, Jessica Healy of Big Sur, California as well as several cousins and devoted friends.…

  • Dedham

    Anthony D. Martignetti 11/15/2014 Dedham, MA

    MARTIGNETTI, Anthony D. Of Dedham, November 15, 2014. Age 26. Beloved son of Theresa M. (Whittemore) Martignetti and the late Antonio Martignetti. Loving brother of Thomas D. Martignetti and his wife Emilee of Bangor, ME and Andrew D. Martignetti of Dedham. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons, Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home, 456 High St., DEDHAM, Wednesday, November 19 at 10am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary Church, Dedham, at 11am. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8pm. Interment private. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Anthony’s memory to the Alzheimer’s’ Assoc., 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA…

  • Billerica

    Sheila Ritchie 11/18/2014 Medford, MA / North Reading, MA / Billerica, MA

    Sheila (McGinn) Ritchie of Reading died Tuesday, November 18 in the Atria Long Meadow Place, Burlington. Born in Medford, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Duffy) McGinn. Sheila was employed for many years as a flight attendant. She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph “Fred” Ritchie and the devoted mother of Kimberly Ritchie-Whooley of North Reading, Michael Ritchie and his wife Susan of Billerica, Sandra O’Hara of Medford. Sheila was the loving grandmother of Kerin, Elise, and Jason Ritchie, Casey, Kevin and Conor O’Hara, Kaila and Jenna Whooley, and the loving great grandmother of Benjamin Michael Piracha. She was the sister of Charles “Buddy”…

  • Cambridge

    Frank P. Grynkiewicz

    GRYNKIEWICZ, Frank P. Lifelong resident of Cambridge, November 18th, 2014 at the age of 90. Beloved husband of 63 years to Josephine A. (Cafarelli). Loving father of Francis V. Grynkiewicz of Chelmsford, Dennis P. Grynkiewicz of Cambridge, and the late June M. Kelly. Proud grandfather of Kate A. Grynkiewicz of Billerica. Dear brother of the late Stacia Iwonski. Retired Sergeant from the Cambridge Police Department. Funeral from the Keefe Funeral Home, 2175 Mass Ave., NORTH CAMBRIDGE on Monday at 9:00 am. Funeral Mass in Saint John’s Church, Cambridge at 10:00 am. Relatives and friends invited. Visitation on Sunday from 2:00-6:00 pm. Interment in Cambridge City Cemetery. For directions or to…

  • Springfield

    Olive Mertz

    HAMPDEN- Olive Viola (Illig) Mertz, 92, was Called Safely Home on Sunday, November 16th, 2014. She passed at home surrounded by the care and comfort of her loving family. Born July 21, 1922, she spent her early years in Springfield, MA. She grew up on Elizabeth Street and graduated from the High School of Commerce in 1940. She met the love of her life, Jack F. Mertz, in the early 1940’s. They wed August 24, 1943. Olive spent much of her life donating her time to help others. She was a Sunday School teacher, Brownie troop leader, and spent many years running fishing derbies for The V.F.W. Post 9397 of…

  • Avon

    Timothy M. Miller 11/15/2014 Brockton, MA / Avon, MA

    Timothy M. Miller, age 60 of Brockton formerly of Avon, died at Good Samaritan Medical Center on Saturday November 15, 2014. He was the loving husband of Monica R. (Otts). Tim was born in Boston and raised in Avon and was the son of the late Boyd J. and Patricia (Joyce) Miller. Tim was a graduate of Avon High School and was a New England All Star basketball player at that time. Following graduation he joined the US Marine Corp serving six years; reaching the rank of Staff Sargent. He was employed for many years as a Silk Screen Printer for the former Colonial Label and McPress Silk Screen Printing…

  • Natick

    Kevin B. Keane 11/16/2014 natick, MA / North Conway, NH / Hamilton, MA

    Kevin B. Keane 74, of Natick and North Conway, NH died Sunday, November 16, 2014 at the Maine Medical Center in Portland Maine. He was the beloved husband and best friend of the late Brenda Weilandt Keane who died in 2010. Born in Natick he was the son of the late Michael and Clara (Lane) Keane. Mr. Keane was a Firefighter for the Natick Fire Department from 1962 to 1989. Kevin was known for his generous and kind nature making friends easily where ever he went. He loved the mountains, adored his grandchildren, enjoyed golf and was an avid fan of the New England Patriots. He spent the last few…

  • New Bedford

    Maria de Jesus (Rocha) Carreiro 11/18/2014 New Bedford, MA

    New Bedford – Maria de Jesus Carreiro, age 93 of New Bedford, passed away, peacefully, on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the widow of Antone Carreiro and the daughter of Maria do Rosario (Raposo) and Francisco Rocha. Maria was born in St. Michael, Azores, moved to this country in 1950 and worked as a Seamstress for many years. She is survived by 3 daughters: Mary Lou daSilva of New Bedford, Catherine Cruz of Providence, R.I. and Regina Simas of Dartmouth; 4 grandchildren: Michael Pires, Sherron Engel, Aaron Rudnick and Tessa Rudnick; 3 siblings: Maria do Rosario Rocha of St. Michael, Antonio Rocha of Toronto, Canada…

  • Barre,  Brookfield,  North Brookfield,  Spencer

    Arlene Bergeron

    OAKHAM/WORCESTER – Arlene (Durant) Bergeron, 86, passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014 after a period of declining health. She was born in Lincoln, NH on November 10, 1928 to Edward and Mary Rose (Gatein) Durant and was a longtime resident of Oakham. Arlene is survived by her husband of 66 years, Richard Bergeron; a son Richard Bergeron & his wife Tina of Nalcrest, FL.; a daughter Diane Croteau & her husband Gene of Auburn, MA, a son Michael Bergeron & wife Ann of Sumter, SC.; a daughter Christine Carter & husband Edward of Newfane,VT.; 13 grandchildren and many great. She was predeceased by her brother George and sister Margie. Arlene…

  • Arlington,  Watertown

    Emily Calabrese

    Calabrese, Emily Alma (Cavallo) of Wakefield, formerly of Cambridge, peacefully passed away on Saturday, November 15th after a very brief illness, at the age of 92. Her deep faith in God and love for her family were her greatest joy. Devoted wife of Albert for 70 years, loving Mother of Loretta and Atha Kokolis, Judith and Peter Doliber and Verna and Jonathan Del Turco; Grandmother of Traci and Michael Doliber, Tricia and Michael Moore, Jonathan and Dana Del Turco, Lori and Alex Tabora, Kelly and Danny Murname and, Andy Kokolis. Great Grandmother of Isabella, Benjamin, Mia, JJ, James, Devlin, Owen, Kaitlin and Danny. Dear sister of Lillian Meesa and her…