• Salem

    Helen A. Korpi, 78

    GLOUCESTER: Helen A. (Aikens) Korpi, 78, wife of Onni R. Korpi, of Gloucester, passed away on Thursday, November 20, 2014, at her home. View Full Notice → Helen A. Korpi, 78

  • Vineyard Haven

    Marie J. Impaglia Knox

    Marie J. Impaglia Knox of Marthas Vineyard; California; and Auburn, New York, died unexpectedly from a heart attack on October 8, 2014, at Auburn Community Hospital. She was 72. Marie was born in Auburn on August 23, 1942, the daughter of the late Frederick and Margaret DiBagio Impaglia. Marie or “Mariee,” as she was affectionately known by family and friends, was a hair stylist for more than 50 years. Marie worked on several Caribbean cruise ships, owned and operated several salons, including Individual Salon & Spa on Martha’s Vineyard, all while raising her three children and a granddaughter. Marie became very involved in the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce, Boys…

  • North Andover

    Lawrence E. Montibello, Sr., 93

    HAVERHILL: Lawrence E. Montibello Sr., 93, retired Haverhill Firefighter, passed away on November 18, 2014 at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Bedford surrounded by his loving family. View Full Notice → Lawrence E. Montibello, Sr., 93

  • Newburyport

    Robert Lee Crone, Jr.

    AMESBURY: Robert Lee Crone, Jr., age 58, of Amesbury, died peacefully Wednesday morning, November 19, 2014, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill, surrounded by the family he loved so dea View Full Notice → Robert Lee Crone, Jr.

  • New Bedford

    Rose “Rosie DeBecky” Duarte 11/20/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Rose “Rosie DeBecky” (Mendes) Duarte, 93, of New Bedford died November 20, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the wife of the late Louis Duarte. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Antonio and Rebecca (Lipschutz) Mendes, she lived in New Bedford all of her life. She was the longest serving Foster Grandparent in New Bedford and was formerly employed as a cafeteria worker at the DeValles School. Mrs. Duarte enjoyed crossword puzzles. Survivors include a son, Jeffrey Duarte of New Bedford; 2 daughters, Bernice Duarte and Brenda Duarte, both of New Bedford; 4 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of…

  • Methuen

    Theresa Lucille Martineau 11/19/2014 Methuen, MA

    Theresa L. (Gaumont) Martineau, 89, of Methuen, passed away peacefully on Wednesday November 19th after a period of declining health. She was born in Lawrence daughter of the late Eugene and Eugenia (Gaudreau) Gaumont. Theresa attended St Anne’s grammar and high school. She retired from Unitrode Corporation in 1984. She and her husband Red were former members of the Slips and Clutches square dancing club. Theresa was a devout Catholic being a parishioner of Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, St Theresa Church for over 60 years, was a former member of the choir, a member of Ladies of St Anne, member of the Nocturnal Adoration in Lowell, member of…

  • Acton

    Linda L. (Murray) Bitto

    Family and friends are invited to visiting hours on Sunday, November 23rd from 12 noon to 3:00pm. Funeral services and interment will be private. A full obituary will be posted as soon as possible. Thank you. View Full Notice → Linda L. (Murray) Bitto

  • Taunton

    Joao C. “John” Freitas 11/21/2014 Taunton, MA / Phoenix, AZ

    TAUNTON – Joao C. “John” Freitas, husband of the late Maria Carmo (Freitas) Freitas, died at Morton Hospital on Nov. 21, 2014. He was 74. Born in Flores, Azores, John was the son of the late Joao M. and Maria (de Sousa Corvelo) de Freitas. A Taunton resident since 1979, he was employed as a machine operator by Dymo Plastics for over thirty years. A communicant of St. Anthony Church, John enjoyed cooking for his family and gardening. Survivors include a son, Johnny Freitas of Taunton; three daughters, Maria Elisio and her husband Joseph of Taunton, Connie Baker of Taunton and Lucilia Turner of Phoenix, AZ; six grandchildren, Sarah Burdon,…

  • Somerville

    Claire L. McCourt 11/19/2014 Somerville, MA

    Born on October 16, 1932 in Somerville, MA where she was a lifelong resident. Claire was the loving daughter of the late Daniel and Theresa (Clancy) McCourt. She is survived by her loving brother Robert F. McCourt of Chelmsford and the late Rita Turosz and Mary McCourt. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visiting hours in the Brown-Flaherty Funeral Home, 261 Washington Street, Union Square, Somerville on Saturday 9:30-11:30am. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow in St. Catherine of Genoa Church, 179 Summer Street, Somerville at Noon. Relatives and friends gratefully invited. Claire was retired from the E.C.A. Corporation of Cambridge. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.…

  • Watertown

    Elie Matta

    Elie Matta, of Waltham, MA passed away on November 17, 2014. Beloved husband of Salwa (Abi-Nader) Matta. Devoted father of Joseph Elie Matta and his wife Marly and Rita Desilets and her husband Daniel. Loving grandfather of Safiya and Marcelo Matta, and Savanna Desilets. Brother of Antoine Matta and his wife Stella, George Matta and his wife Mountaha and the late Rosette Cherfane. Brother in law of Samir Cherfane. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral from the Faggas Funeral Home, 551 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, MA on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 at 8am followed by a Funeral Mass at 9am in St Patrick Parish, 212 Main…


    Wilfrid J. Dufour 11/19/2014 Leicester, MA

    AUBURN; Wilfrid J. Dufour, 71, of 20 Dale Ave., passed away Wednesday, November 19 at Saint Vincent Hospital, after a brief illness, with his family at his side. He was born in Worcester at Memorial Hospital on Monday, September 13, 1943 to the late Wilfrid E. Dufour and the late Lillian Mae (Johnston). He is survived by his three children, Thomas Dufour and his fiancé Katie Fontaine-Denault and her children Ashley and Jamie of Auburn, Patrick Dufour and his wife Candice of Leicester and Katelyn Browning and her husband Jonathan of Auburn. He leaves 4 grandchildren; Piper, Violet and Fiona Browning of Auburn and Finnegan Dufour of Leicester. He leaves…

  • Gloucester

    Amos T. White, Jr. 11/18/2014 Gloucester, MA

    GLOUCESTER – Amos T. White, Jr., 88, died early Tuesday morning, November 18, 2014 at the Kapan Family Hospice House, Danvers surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Ivah H. (Howard) White. Born in Livermore, Maine on June 30, 1926, he was the son of the late Amos T. and Elsie (Richmond) White. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he was honorably discharged in June of 1946. He was also a member of the Amaral-Bailey Post #113, American Legion of Manchester-by-the-Sea. Amos was a graduate of Livermore Falls High School class of 1944 and attended the Bartlett School of Tree Surgery in Stamford, CT. He…

  • Fall River

    Liliana R. Pacheco 11/19/2014 Fall River, MA

    Liliana R. Pacheco, age 60 of Fall River passed away November 19, 2014. Born in Capelas, São Miguel, Açores she was the wife of Leonardo Pacheco and daughter of the late Victor and Natalia (Silva) Botelho. She was a retired sewing machine operator at San Toro Mfg. Liliana is the mother of Michael Pacheco of FL and Andrew Pacheco of Fall River; sister of Maria Revoredo of Fall River, Eduardo Revoredo of Canada and the late João Revoredo; grandmother of Nathaniel, Austin and Brittany Pacheco. She also leaves several nieces and nephews. Her funeral will take place from the Manuel Rogers & Sons Funeral Home, Inc., 1521 N. Main St.,…

  • Chelmsford

    Robert Barris

    Robert Wade Barris Jr, 91, died peacefully on November 18, 2014 with his children and grandchildren by his side. For most of his life, Bob was a resident of Chelmsford, MA and summer resident of Ocean Park, ME. For the past 2 years he lived at The Woods at Canco in Portland, ME. Bob was born to Robert and Lydia Shedd Barris on May 12, 1923. Bob was a graduate of Massachusetts Maritime Academy. He was a lieutenant in the Navy and served as a 2nd assistant engineer in the Merchant Marines in World War II. Bob married Helen Ruth Vidito in 1950. She sadly predeceased him 34 years to…

  • Cambridge

    Ruth A. Herlihy

    HERLIHY, Ruth A. (Kelley) of Arlington. November 20, 2014. Beloved wife of Robert Herlihy Sr. Loving mother of Robert Jr. and his wife Susan of Medway, Billy and his wife Donna of Nashua, NH, Thomas and his wife Joan Marie of Marshfield, Richard and his wife Teri of Winchester, James and his wife Lynn of Sinking Spring, PA, and Paul and his wife Carol of Walpole. Sister of Mary Donaldson of Lunenburg, and the late John, James, Catherine, Margaret, William, Marion, Matthew, and Edward Kelley. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Funeral from the Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Chestnut St., Rt.60 (adjacent to St. Agnes Church) ARLINGTON…

  • Auburn

    Marjorie Cutting

    SANDWICH – Marjorie J. (Cook) Cutting, 84, of Sandwich, passed away at Royal Megansett Nursing Home, Falmouth on Wednesday, November 19. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles S. Cutting of Auburn. She is survived by her sons Bruce Cutting of Quincy; and James (Jim) Cutting, his wife Mary and their four children – Patti, Kelly, Colleen and Molly – all of Auburn. Sister of Jon S. Cook and his wife Janet of St. Petersburg, FL and Plymouth, MA; Sumner G. Cook, Jr. and his partner Marsha Sullivan of Millinocket, ME; and the late Robert P. Cook and his wife Kim of Falmouth. Dear friend for 35 years, Sally Teeven…

  • Beverly

    Sharon Ballentine

    Beverly – Sharon E. (Haskell) Ballentine 75, beloved wife of Robert Ballentine Sr. died Thursday, November 13, 2014 at her home surrounded by family. Born and raised in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mildred (Parker) Haskell. She received her education in the Beverly school system and graduated from Beverly High School. A lifelong resident of the City of Beverly, Sharon was an avid Patriots fan. Most of all, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend who will be missed by all who knew her. In addition to her husband, with whom she shared fifty nine years of marriage, she is…

  • Springfield

    Carmen Rosario

    Springfield- Carmen M. Rosario, 87, passed away on Nov. 17, 2014. Carmen was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico on Sept. 14, 1927. She is survived by 6 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, a sister and a niece in FL, and a nephew in Puerto Rico. She will be greatly missed. The Funeral Services will be held on Sat., Nov. 22, from 4 – 6 p.m. at Puerta Del Cielo® Funeral Home, 730 State St. View Full Notice → Carmen Rosario

  • Boston

    Genevieve A. (Morrissey) Raftery 11/20/2014 West Roxbury, MA / Boston, MA / Roslindale, MA / Dedham, MA / Danvers, MA

    Raftery, Genevieve A. (Morrissey) of Hyde Park November 20, 2014. Beloved wife of the late John Leo Raftery. Loving mother of Margaret Vierra and her husband Len of CA, Nancy Schoenewaldt of TN, James McDonald of OH, Marie Brown of Weymouth, Kathleen Raftery of Dorchester and the late John McDonald, William McDonald and J.L. Raftery. Loving grandmother of Gregory. Also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Loving God Mother of Judy Harris. Funeral from the Robert J. Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home, 1803 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY on Monday November 24, at 9:00 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Theresa’s Chapel at 10:00 AM.…

  • New Bedford

    Isabel (Avila) Martin 11/18/2014 New Bedford, MA / New Bedford, MA

    New Bedford – Isabel (Avila) Martin, age 102 of South Dartmouth, passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at St. Lukes Hospital. She was the wife of the late Arthur Martin and daughter of the late Maria A. (Sylvia) and Gregario C. Avila. Isabel was born in New Bedford, worked as a Stitcher at Sherri Gail Clothing. She was a member of St Mary’s Church and a former member of ILGWU, and American War Vets Seniors. Isabel’s hobbies included walking and reading, and she also enjoyed being with her family. Survivors include her daughter: Paula Santos of Fort Worth, Texas, 2 grandchildren: Neil Allen Santos of Colorado and Jessica Leigh Hansen…

  • Wellesley Hills,  West Newton

    Roy Martell

    Martell, Roy T., of West Newton, November 14, 2014. Beloved son of the late Leroy M. and Clara A. Martell. Devoted brother of the late Robin Martell-McKenzie and Edward Martell. Nephew of the late Thomas Mullaney. Dear uncle of Michael and Samantha McKenzie and Nicole Warner and great uncle of Abbryanna and Jermaine, Jr. Warner and Julien McKenzie. Funeral from the Burke & Blackington Funeral Home, 1479 Washington St., (Rte. 16), West Newton, Friday, November 21 at 9:30 AM, followed by a Funeral Mass in Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 573 Washington St., Newton at 10:30 AM. Visiting hours Thursday evening from 4:00 – 6:00 PM. Interment Private. In…

  • Worcester County

    Edna V. Crahan 11/20/2014 Worcester, MA

    Worcester-Edna V. (Flagg) Crahan, 98, of Worcester passed away Thursday, November 20 in the Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete and in the care of CALLAHAN~FAY AND CASWELL Funeral Home, 61 Myrtle St. A full obituary will appear on Sunday. View Full Notice → Edna V. Crahan 11/20/2014 Worcester, MA

  • Wellesley

    Warren R. Bolton 11/18/2014 Wellesley, MA

    Bolton, Warren R. of Natick, age 91, formerly of Weston, Chatham and Punta Gorda, Florida passed peacefully on November 18, 2014 at Metrowest Medical Center in Natick. Mr. Bolton was predeceased by his beloved wife of 59 years, Doris (Besso) Bolton. He was the father of four children: David W. Bolton, of Scottsville, Virginia, the late Carol A. Buell, Janice R. Bolton of Ashland, Massachusetts and the late Nancy M. Bolton. He was predeceased by his parents Charles L.E. Bolton and Mary J. (Mattie) Bolton and his siblings Dorothy A. Strickland, Charles L.E. Bolton, junior and Arlene Pettengil. He is survived by his brother Richard Bolton of Stow and Shirley…

  • Wayland

    Margaret E. “Peg” (Kirby) Weiler 11/18/2014 Wayland, MA

    WAYLAND: Margaret E. “Peg” (Kirby) Weiler, 95 formerly of East Providence, RI and Dorchester died peacefully surrounded by her family on November 18, 2014. Peg was born on August 8, 1919 in Boston the daughter of the late Walter P. Kirby and Bridget Agnes (Henson) Kirby. She was the beloved wife of the late John E. Weiler who died in 1992. She was the loving mother of Robert K. Weiler and his wife Elizabeth Weiler of Wayland; Janet “Honey” Keene and her husband Richard MacLean of Middletown, RI and John E. Weiler and his wife Donna Weiler of Plano, TX. Sister of Gerald Kirby and his wife Dorothy Kirby of…

  • Scituate

    Shirle Shea 11/20/2014 Scituate, MA / Roslindale, MA

    Shirle J. Shea age 90 of Scituate, formerly of Roslindale passed away November 20th at the Milton Hospital. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois she graduated from Lind Bloom High School in Chicago. She lived in Roslindale for almost 50 years, and later lived in Scituate before moving to the Sunrise Assisted living in Braintree for the last 2 ½ years. She was a member of Holy Name Church in W. Rocbury for over 40 years and a former member of the Scituate Women’s Club. She loved spending time with children and enjoyed knitting and doing puzzles. Beloved wife for 55 years of the late Edward F. Shea. Mother of…

  • Hubbardston

    Christopher R. Vaudreuil, 64 11/18/2014 Hubbardston, MA

    Hubbardston: Christopher “Chris” Vaudreuil, 64, passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. He was born in Worcester and lived in Auburn and Dudley for many years. Chris was predeceased by his wife of 25 years Cynthia M. (Johnston) in 2012 and his parents Robert E. in 1981 and Margaret (Brown) in 2013. He leaves his son Christopher of Hubbardston; 2 sisters- Dianne of NH and Carolyn Prunier of CT; and his brother David and his wife Lesa of Spencer. Chris worked for many years at Retailers Food Center in Auburn before operating his own catering business. He had retired from the Wachusett Regional School District. Chris was…


    Martha M. Boucher 11/19/2014 Leicester, MA

    LEICESTER: Martha M. (Montambeault) Roux-Boucher, 86, of Green Street died Wednesday, Nov. 19 in St. Vincent Hospital. She leaves her husband; Raymond R. Boucher, Sr., a son; Kenneth J. Roux and his wife Susan of Auburn, three daughters; Sandra M. Macaulay of Leicester, Linda M. Iandoli of Charlton and Tracy A. Rossik of Dudley, a sister; Alice McMahon of Oxford, a step-son; Raymond R. Boucher,Jr. of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, two step-daughters; Linda Rossi and her husband Ronald of Worcester and Cynthia A. Price and her husband Philip of Worcester, a daughter-in-law; Carolyn Roux of Sterling, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her first husband Lionel…

  • Fall River

    Geraldine G. (Araujo) Barboza 11/20/2014 Fall River, MA

    FALL RIVER – Geraldine G. (Araujo) Barboza, age 95 of Fall River, passed away on Thursday, November 20, 2014. Born in Fall River, she was the widow of Manuel Barboza and the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Palreiro)Araujo. Prior to retiring, Geraldine worked as a sewing machine operator in the garment manufacturing industry. She is survived by her sister: Dorothy “Dot” Branco of Fall River and nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Jacqueline Barboza and the sister of the late Joseph & James Araujo. Her private funeral arrangements are under the direction of the MANUEL ROGERS & SONS FUNERAL HOME, INC. View Full Notice…

  • Dedham

    John F. Ashe 11/16/2014 Dedham, MA

    ASHE, John F. Of Dedham and West Roxbury, formerly of South Boston, suddenly November 16. Loving father of Martine Ashe and John Dickerson of Santa Barbara, CA, Nicole Bush of Connecticut. Beloved life partner of Paula Yetman of Dedham, husband of the late Nancy (Abboud) Ashe. Devoted grandfather of 5 grandchildren. Funeral from William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Saturday, Nov. 22 at 9AM followed by a Funeral Mass in the Holy Name Church at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours Friday 2-8PM. Relatives and friends invited. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to Gavin Foundation, 675 E. 4th St. South Boston, MA…

  • Chelmsford

    Lt. Col. Vernon Letourneau (Ret.)

    CHELMSFORD – Lt. Col. Vernon R. Letourneau, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), age 84, a longtime resident of Chelmsford, passed away at Lowell General Hospital on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Margaret A. (Saari) Letourneau with whom he would have celebrated 62 years of marriage in December. He was born in Jaffrey, New Hampshire on March 16, 1930 and was a son of the late Leo and Ila “Peggy” (Kauppinen) Letourneau. He received his early education in the Jaffrey School System and was a graduate of Conant High School in Jaffrey, NH. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of New Hampshire. During his Air…