• Salem

    Maureen E. Hatcher, 85

    GLOUCESTER: Maureen (Conant) Hatcher, 85, of Gloucester, beloved wife of the late Robert A. Hatcher, Jr., died on Thursday, November 20, 2014. View Full Notice → Maureen E. Hatcher, 85

  • Foxboro

    Richard DeCoste II

    Richard Paul DeCoste II, 40, died on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, from complications brought on by a long illness. He was the husband of Suzanne (St. Pierre) DeCoste for the past 14 years. View Full Notice → Richard DeCoste II

  • Newburyport

    Rose Natalie “Nat” (McGrath) Trent

    HOLLYWOOD, FL: Rose Natalie (McGrath) Trent, age 98, of Hollywood, Fla., former longtime Newburyport resident, passed peacefully at Regents at Aventura, Fla., surrounded by her loving family. She was View Full Notice → Rose Natalie “Nat” (McGrath) Trent

  • New Bedford

    William P. McCarthy 11/21/2014 New Bedford, MA

    William P. McCarthy, 93, of New Bedford died November 21, 2014 peacefully at Brandon Woods of Dartmouth surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Dorothy (Monteiro) McCarthy, with whom he shared 64 years of marriage. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late William and Rosanna (Hayes) McCarthy, he was raised in St. Mary’s Orphanage and lived in New Bedford most of his life. Mr. McCarthy was formerly employed as a delivery man for Bond Bread and later served as the Veteran’s Agent for the City of New Bedford before retiring from T.B.S. Mr. McCarthy served in the U.S. Army during World War II participating in the…

  • Webster

    Ruth E. (Miles) Zuidema 11/20/2014 Webster, MA

    Webster Ruth E. (Miles) Zuidema, 91, passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014 in her home. She leaves a daughter, Ruth A. Taylor of Webster and 2 sons; John Zuidema of Wocester and Bruce Laporte of East Brookfield, a brother, Philip Miles of WA., and several grandchildren. Ruth was born in Worcester, daughter of Philip h. and Ruth L. (Ellis) Miles and has lived in Webster for 7 years, prior to that she lived in Spencer. Ruth worked at the former Rex-Nord Co. and prior to that worked for 18 years at the former Worcester Envelope Co. There are no calling hours or services. The Robert J. Miller Funeral and Lake…

  • Worcester County

    Raphael J. Njoroge 11/19/2014 Worcester, MA

    Prof. Raphael J. Njoroge, esteemed scholar and educator, dies at 75. WORCESTER-Prof. Raphael J Njoroge, 75, of Worcester, MA and Mang’u, Kenya passed away on Wednesday morning, 19th of November, with his family by his side. He was born and raised in Makwa, Kenya to Margaret Njeri and the late Nahashon Miru. He received his bachelor’s degree from St Mary’s, Canada, two postgraduate degrees from Seattle University and Gonzaga University, in Washington State and his PhD from the University of Nairobi. Prof Njoroge was an acclaimed scholar and teacher. His most recent teaching appointments were at the Worcester consortium of colleges, including Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester State University and Worcester…

  • Wellesley

    Marcia (Dowd) McOsker 11/20/2014 Wellesley, MA

    McOsker, Marcia (Dowd) passed away peacefully on November 20, 2014, at the age 82, at her home in Needham, MA surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her three children: Megan M. Kempe (William) of Newport, RI: Joseph A. McOsker, III (Julie), of Norwell, MA and Sarah J. McOsker of Orleans, MA. Also survived by her loving grandchildren: Hilary L. Donlon, of Brookline, MA, P. Lennox W. Donlon, and Stuart M. Donlon, both of San Francisco, CA; Abigail G. McOsker and Graham R. McOsker both of Norwell, MA; her sister, Jean D. Hession, also of Needham, 11 nieces and nephews, and her former husband, Joseph A. McOsker, Jr.…

  • Taunton

    Evelyn A. “Evie” Rice 11/21/2014 Taunton, MA

    Evelyn A. “Evie” Rice was called home to our Lord on Friday, November 21, 2014. She was the daughter of the late John J. and Catherine (Casey) Rice and is survived by her beloved sister Mary C. Perry of Taunton. Evie loved and was loved by her two nieces, Martha (Rice) Furtado and her husband Dennis of Taunton, Anne (Perry) Bison and her husband Robert of Fall River, as well as by her two nephews James G. Perry of Yonkers, NY and Michael E. Rice and his wife Diana of Berkley. She leaves her sister-in-law Wilma Rice of Taunton. She was the sister of the late Edward M. Rice, John…

  • Wayland

    Richard R. “Dick” Morris 11/21/2014 Cochituate, MA / Wayland, MA

    COCHITUATE: Richard R. “Dick” Morris, 73, of Cochituate and Osterville a retired Captain/EMT of the Wayland Fire Department, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 21, 2014. He was born in Framingham on March 2, 1941 the son of the late William J. Morris, Jr. and Florence V. (McMillen) Morris. Dick leaves behind his beloved wife of 55 years, Evelyn L. “Jeep” (Archer) Morris of Cochituate and Osterville. His four daughter and their husbands; Janet and Andy Holland of Framingham; Linda and Rob Averill of Framingham; Lori and Peter Fischelis of Concord and Lisa and Stephen Sarmento of Berwyn, PA. He was the grandfather of Erin Gibbons; Andrew and Kelsey Holland;…

  • Roslindale

    Wladimir Majkut 11/21/2014 Roslindale, MA

    Wladimir Majkut, formerly of Roslindale on November 21, 2014. Beloved husband of Stephanie and devoted father of Walter, Jr. and his wife Ann, Bohdan and Nadia. Loving grandfather of Joseph, Stephen and Sean. Brother of Roman (Helen) and Jarema (Martha). Dear nephew of Sophie Ostapiuk and her husband Michael and daughter Hanya of Canada. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Friday November 28 from 5-8 pm with a Panychyda Service at 7 pm and a Requiem Divine Liturgy in Christ the King…

  • Mansfield

    Leoda A. (Scott) Pacheco 11/22/2014 Raynham, MA / Mansfield, MA

    Leoda A. Pacheco Dateline: Raynham, MA Leoda A. (Scott) Pacheco of Raynham, passed away peacefully, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loved ones on Saturday, November 22, 2014. She was the beloved wife of Martin Pacheco. Funeral arrangements will be announced with a complete obituary to follow View Full Notice → Leoda A. (Scott) Pacheco 11/22/2014 Raynham, MA / Mansfield, MA

  • Kingston

    Mary “Marie” Perewitz 11/21/2014 Kingston, MA

    Mary “Marie” Perewitz, age 93, from Brockton, MA, passed away Thursday night in her home with her family near. Marie was born in Avon on November 29, 1920. She loved playing bingo, penny slot machines and camping with her late husband Raymond. She is survived by three sons, David of Bridgewater, Donald of Quincy and Al of Sanbornville NH, her 5 grandchildren, Jesse, Jody both of Middleboro, Jaren of Brewster, and Stephanie and Kimberly both of Sanbornville NH. she also has two great grandchildren Derek and Brooke. Visiting hours will be held Monday November 24, at the Shepherd Funeral Home 116 Main St, (Rt 58) Carver from 4:00 to 8:00PM.…

  • Dedham

    Mary A. (McGarty) Smith 11/21/2014 Dedham, MA

    SMITH, Mary Arline (McGarty) Of Dedham, died peacefully November 21, 2014 surrounded by family at the age of 86. Beloved wife of Edward H. Smith for 66 years. Devoted mother of Nancy S. Bradley and her husband Peter of Norwood, Edward H. Smith III and his wife Michaela of Salem, VA, Jeanne M. Flint and her husband Mark of Hull, Joan F. Colleran and her husband Francis of Walpole, Jonathan J. Smith and his wife Lisa of N. Reading, Elizabeth S. Cramer and her husband Stephen of Stoughton, and Jennifer S. Wilcox and her husband Brendan of Dedham. Cherished sister of Margaret Chiacchieri and the late James McGarty. Loving grandmother…

  • Dracut

    Armand Montbleau

    PELHAM, NH- Armand J. Montbleau, 87, died peacefully Thursday, November 20th, at the Bedford Veteran’s Hospital with his family by his side in a circle of love. He was the beloved husband and childhood sweetheart of Rita (Frechette) Montbleau, with whom he spent 68 loving years of marriage with. Armand was born in Westford, MA on January 31st, 1927, a son to the late Wilfred and Mary (Caron) Montbleau. He proudly served in the United States Navy during both WWII and the Korean War. He prided himself with having been awarded honorable discharges from each service. Armand entered into the Automotive Service and Repair Industry and Gasoline Retail in the…

  • Brockton

    Secundino Gonzalez Lopez 11/21/2014 Brockton, MA / Brockton, MA

    Secundino Gonzalez Lopez (64) died November 21st in St. Vincent’s Hospital, Worcester. He was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico son of the late Secundino and Dolorez (Lopez) Gonzalez. He was a auto mechanic by trade and loved socializing with family and friends. Survivors include 1 son Secundino Lopez of Brockton, 2 daughters Lisa Lopez of Georgia and Amanda Lopez of Medfield, 1 brother Francisco Gonzalez of Brockton, 2 sisters Romona Guerra and Eneida Gonzalez both of Brockton, 8 grandchildren. Following Cremation Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial of cremated remains to be held in the family lot at Calvary Cemetery. View Full Notice → Secundino…

  • Chelsea

    ELIZABETH V. (LEHMANN) MacQUARRIE 11/21/2014 Malden, MA / Melrose, MA / Reading, MA / Chelsea, MA

    Elizabeth V. (Lehmann) MacQuarrie, a 60 year resident of Malden, entered into eternal life on Friday, November 21, 2014 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford following a brief illness. She was 96 years old. Elizabeth was born in Chelsea on November 11, 1918, a daughter of the late James A. Lehmann and Catherine (Reardon) Lehmann. She grew up in Chelsea where she was educated in the Chelsea Public School system and graduated from Chelsea High School. Elizabeth worked as an operator for New England Telephone Company for several years earlier in her life and then became a secretary for many years for the Teamsters Union Local # 841. She enjoyed…

  • Cambridge

    James F. Kelley

    KELLEY, James “Jim” F. of Cambridge and Connecticut. November 19, 2014. Beloved son of Margaret “Meg” M. Kelley (Lillis) of Cambridge and the late James F. Kelley, Sr. Loving husband of Jane Fitzgerald Kelley of CT. Cherished nephew of Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, Commander James F. Lillis, Vincent Lillis, and Catherine (Clinton) Lillis. Dear cousin of J. Patrick of MD, James F. of VA, Catherine M. of VA, Gerard F. of VA, John M. of VA, William B. of VA, Michael E. of VA, Jaqueline and Mark Lillis of Marshfield, and the late Christopher C. Lillis. Jim works as a District Sales Manager for Schweppes Juice, and was the proud owner of…

  • Arlington

    John S. Lavalle

    Lavalle, John S. “Jack” of Medford, November 21, 2014. Beloved husband of Maura (McHugh) Loving father of Nuala Crehan of Reading and Donna Rockwell and her husband Tom of Sandwich. Devoted grandfather of Brendan, Maeve, and Sean Crehan and Emmett, Shea, and Henry Rockwell. Brother of the late Frank and Paul Lavalle. Also survived by many loving cousins, nieces, and nephews. Relatives and friends invited to visiting hours in Saint Raphael’s Church, 512 High St., Medford on Tuesday 4-8 pm. Funeral mass on Wednesday in church at 10 am. Burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington. Late Viet Nam Army veteran. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Arlington…

  • New Bedford

    George Martin 11/19/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Dartmouth – George Martin, age 76, passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Brandon Woods of Dartmouth. He was the widower of Claire (Camara) Martin and the son of Theresa (Mathias) and Luiz Martin. George was born in Dartmouth, spent all of his time in this area and worked as a Foreman at National Silver for many years until his retirement. He also served as a Eucharistic Minister at Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. James Church. PFC George Martin proudly served our country in the United States Army. He is survived by his 2 children: Susan E. Martin and her fiancé, Gunter Harding, of New Bedford, and Kevin…

  • Natick

    Rita D. Genova 11/21/2014 Natick, MA

    NATICK: Rita Marie (Duffy) Lavers Genova, age 95, passed away peacefully at Mary Ann Morse Healthcare Center in Natick with her family by her side on Friday morning, November 21, 2014. She was the devoted wife of Joseph V. Genova; cherished mother of Janice, Charles, and Pamela Lavers, Stephen Genova and wife Fumi, and Cynthia (Genova) Hegarty and husband George; loving grandmother of Jessica, Jahna, and Geoffrey. The last living member of a large and loving family, she was the sister of the late Catherine Mitchell, Helen Hoar, Rose Landry, Margaret Eckstein, and John, Henry, and Joseph Duffy. Loving and caring mother, grandmother, and friend. She leaves behind many loved…

  • Wellesley Hills,  West Newton

    Edward Fitzpatrick

    FITZPATRICK, Edward B. of Wellesley, November 21, 2014. Beloved husband of Patricia (Melville), and loving father of Donald and his wife Susan of Medfield, Bruce and his wife Princess of Phoenix, AZ, Mark and his wife Deirdre of San Antonio, TX, Dianne and her husband Raymond Normandin of Millis and Paula Philbrook of Westboro. Also survived by 18 grand, 12 great-grand, and 1 great-great grandchildren. Predeceased by his 10 siblings, Martin, William, Walter, James, Leo, Nora, Mary, Ann, Elizabeth and Rita. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, November 24 at 10AM in St. John the Evangelist Church, 9 Glen Rd. Wellesley followed by interment at St. Mary’s…

  • Stoughton

    Frances Gillis 11/21/2014 Stoughton, MA

    Frances E. Gillis (O’Neill) age 80 of Stoughton passed away November 21st at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton surrounded by her loving family. Born in Boston, she was raised in Milton and graduated from Arch Bishop High School in Boston and went on to take college courses at both Stonehill College and Boston College. She worked as a Legal Secretary for Gillette in S. Boston for many years before retiring. She has lived in Stoughton for the last 45 years where she was an active member and CCD Teacher at the Immaculate Conception Church. Beloved wife of James F. Mother of Ellen M. Gillis of Framingham, John F.…

  • Lawrence

    Margaret “Peggie” R. (Hikel) Hunt 11/17/2014

    Margaret “Peggie” R. (Hikel) Hunt, 69, a resident of Londonderry, NH, passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014, at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX.on the eleventh anniversary of her husband Walter’s passing, Born in Methuen, MA, Peggie attended St. Mary’s Grammar School, the Tarbox School, and then graduated from Tenney High School in Methuen in 1963. She then continued her education graduating with the first class from Castle College in Windham, NH. Peggie was retired from the Londonderry School System where she had worked as Administrative Assistant for many years. She recently retired from her part time position at Atrium in Hudson, NH. She loved her Catholic faith…

  • Dorchester

    Helen K. Wiencek 11/19/2014 Dorchester, MA

    in Dorchester formerly of South Boston on November 19, 2014. Beloved wife of Henry J. Wiencek. Cherished mother of Henry S. Wiencek and his wife Donna of VA, Paul R. Wiencek and is wife Maureen of Ashland and John H. Wiencek and his wife Patricia of East Taunton. Beloved sister of Nora Boyle. Proud grandmother of 6 grandchildren. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Scally & Trayers Funeral Home, 54 Pleasant Street, Dorchester on Monday at 9:00am. Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Monica’s Church, South Boston at 10am. Visiting hours Sunday 4-8pm. In lieu of flowers donations in Helen’s memory may be made…

  • Dedham

    Mary F. Sullivan 11/21/2014 Dedham, MA

    SULLIVAN, Mary F. Of Dedham, November 21, 2014. Sister-in-law of Kathleen C. Sullivan of Needham. Aunt of Daniel J. Sullivan Jr. and his wife Jane of Natick, Mary S. Driscoll and her husband Brian of Medfield, Richard G. Sullivan and his wife Kathleen of Norfolk, Michael P. Sullivan of Needham, and Joan M. Sullivan and her husband Paul of LaCrosse, WI. Also survived by several grandnephews and nieces and a great-grandniece. Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home, 456 High St., DEDHAM, Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 8am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary Church, Dedham at 9am. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting Hours…

  • Duxbury

    Irene (Halle) Canavan 11/21/2014 Duxbury, MA / Kingston, MA / Berlin, NH

    Irene (Halle) Canavan, age 76, of Duxbury, died on Friday, November 21, 2014, at her home. Irene was born in Berlin, NH, on January 29, 1938, grew up speaking French and was a daughter of the late Alfred & Gabrielle (Carrier) Halle. She graduated high school from Notre Dame Academy in Berlin, NH and attended Plymouth State College in Hew Hampshire. She moved to Boston in 1959. For many years, Irene was an accounting manager at R.S. Means Company in Kingston and was an office manager at Carolina Hill Shelter in Marshfield. Irene was a faith-filled woman; she was very involved at the Holy Family Church in Duxbury. She was…

  • Dartmouth

    Marilyn M. Cravo 11/16/2014 Dartmouth, MA

    Marilyn M. (Duchaineau) Cravo, 77, of Dartmouth, passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a long battle with heart disease. She was the beloved wife of William Cravo. Marilyn was born on March 23, 1937 in New Bedford, daughter of the late Albert & Viola (De Rush) Duchaineau. Marilyn worked as a stitcher for Justin Clothing in New Bedford until marriage. She loved being a stay at home mom and spending time with her siblings, nieces, and nephews making people laugh with her unique humor as well as enjoying a good meal. She will be deeply missed by her loved ones. Survivors include her husband; and…

  • Springfield

    Mary Gigone

    Mary D. (Gibbons) Gigone, 88, of Springfield died Friday, November 21, 2014 surrounded by her family at her home. Mary, daughter of the late Michael and Penelope “Nappy” (Slattery) Gibbons was born in Bushfield, Hollymount, County Mayo, Ireland on May 4, 1926. Mary was raised and educated in Ireland and immigrated to the United States in September of 1949. She has resided in Springfield for the past 65 years and was a communicant of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church. Mary loved flowers and gardening but most important to her was her love of family and home. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband of…

  • Gardner

    Raymond LaJoie

    Raymond R. LaJoie, Jr., 71, of 107 Gardner Road, Hubbardston, died unexpectedly Tuesday, November 18, 2014 in Heywood Hospital, Gardner, after being stricken ill. Born in Gardner on October 9, 1943, he was the son of the late Raymond R. and Jennie (Laitinen) LaJoie, Sr. Raymond graduated from Gardner High School of Gardner with the Class of 1961. He was a United States Vietnam War Army Veteran and received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Army Commendation Medal and Bronze Star Medal. Raymond was a member of the Hubbardston Lions Club and the American Legion Post 129 of Gardner. He was owner/operator of Second Shift…

  • Arlington

    Mildred Meli

    Meli, Mildred M., (Rand), of Lexington formerly of Charlestown and Medford November 21. Beloved wife of the late Basil J., “Bay” Meli. Mother of Joseph V. and his wife Dawn of Charleston, SC and late Michael B., and Mark Meli. Grandmother of Giovanni, Gabriella and Chloe Meli. Millie was predeceased by her many siblings. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Relatives and friends are invited to visit in The DeVito-O’Donnell Funeral Home 1145 Mass Avenue ARLINGTON Monday morning 11:00 to 1:00pm with a funeral homes service to commence at 1:00pm. Interment to follow Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Millie’s memory…