• Winchester

    Julia Koulet

    Julia Zoe Koulet, 91, passed away on November18, 2014 at her home in Winchester, MA where she resided for the past 45 years. She was born and raised in Cambridge, MA, and was the widow of George Koulet, of Cambridge. Julia had endless energy, a lively spirit, and the ability to live life to the fullest. She loved to spend time with her family and took pride in her clothing design, sewing, knitting, cooking, art work, and service to others. As the wife of a career military man, Julia adapted easily to change, and lived throughout the USA and overseas. She taught science in Burlington, MA and maintained a lifelong…

  • Worcester County

    John H. Rives 11/22/2014 Worcester, MA

    WORCESTER-John H. Rives, 63, of Worcester passed away Saturday, November 22 at home, surrounded by his family. He leaves his wife of 18 years, Linda A. Waldron; a son, Clay Harlan Rives and his wife, Emily S. Rives; a daughter, Tammy Rives Smolansky and her husband, Nicholas J. Smolansky of Manhattan, NY; a sister, Peach R. Warren of Hopedale; a brother, Peter W. Rives of Gilford, NH and several nieces and nephews. He was born in Worcester, son of Reginald W.W. and Thelma (Leach) Rives and graduated from Saint George’s High School in Middleton, RI and attended the University of Rhode Island. John was devoted to the profession and passion…

  • Wellesley

    Cosmo Camoscio Esq. 11/21/2014 Wellesley, MA

    CAMOSCIO, Cosmo, Esq., CPA Of Waban, Nov. 21. Age 89. Beloved husband of Madeline (Guarini) Camoscio. Devoted father of Rosemarie E. Camoscio of Wellesley, Linda M. Sansone and her husband Thomas of Rancho Santa Fe, CA, Chester A. Camoscio and his wife Catalina of Stow, MA. Grandfather of C. Andrew Camoscio of Stow. Brother of Anthony Camoscio of Tewksbury, Frank Camoscio of Newton. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass at St. Paul Church, 502 Washington St., Wellesley, Tues., Nov. 25 at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Cosmo’s memory to…

  • Waltham

    William MacPherson

    Of Waltham, passed away peacefully Saturday morning November 22nd, 2014 at the EPOCH Senior Healthcare Assisted Living Facility in Weston at the age of 87. Complete obituary to follow. Relatives and Friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Service in celebration of William’s Life in the Mary Catherine Chapel of Brasco & Sons on Wednesday Nov. 26th morning at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Mount Feake Cemetery. Visiting Hours will be held in the Brasco & Sons Memorial Funeral Home, 773 Moody Street, WALTHAM on Tuesday Nov. 25th from 4 – 8 p.m. Parking attendants will be on duty. View Full Notice → William MacPherson

  • Tewksbury

    Louise K. (Russo) Hunt 11/21/2014 Tewksbury, MA

    Louise K. Hunt, R.N. Area Historic Preservationist TEWKSBURY: Louise Katherine (Russo) Hunt, R.N., age 82, a resident of Tewksbury for 57 years, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 21, 2014, after a brave struggle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. She was surrounded by three generations of her loving family throughout her illness and in each of her final days. Louise was the beloved wife of David Truesdale Hunt of Tewksbury, married 61 years. Born in Malden on May 21, 1932, she was the daughter of the late John and Verna (Keddy) Russo. Louise attended the Melrose Hospital School of Nursing and worked as a registered nurse for many years prior to beginning…

  • Somerville

    Salvatore Pugliese 11/22/2014 Medford, MA / Somerville, MA

    Salvatore Arnaldo Pugliese of Medford died Saturday, November 22 in the Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Born in Montefalcione, Italy, he was the son of the late Giuseppe and Anna (Luongo) Pugliese. Salvatore settled in Boston’s North End before moving to Medford, where he lived for 54 years. He was the beloved husband of Immocolata “Mary” (Schiavone) Pugliese, and the devoted father of Anna Federico and her husband Fred of Somerville, Josephine Kennedy and her husband Robert of Florida. Salvatore was the loving grandfather of Shana Albers and her husband Paul, Brandon Kennedy, all of Florida, and brother of Pasquale and Asuntina, both of Italy, and the late Peligrino, Stanislao, and Ugo.…

  • Mattapoisett

    Paul F. Keane 11/23/2014 Mattapoisett, MA

    Paul F. Keane, 92, of Mattapoisett died Sunday November 23, 2014 at home. He was the husband of the late Mary H. (Bauer) Keane. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Paul and Julia (Long) Keane, he lived in Mattapoisett for many years. He was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church. A veteran of World War II and the Korean War, Mr. Bauer served in the U.S. Navy for twenty years until his retirement in 1963. He later served in the Fleet Reserve for ten years. Following his naval service, he was employed as a custodian at Old Rochester Regional High School for twenty years. He was a…

  • Lawrence

    Patricia A. Bradley 11/21/2014 Lowell, MA / Lawrence, MA

    Patricia A. Bradley, 60, a life-long resident of Lawrence, Massachusetts passed away on Friday, November 21st, 2014, at Lowell General Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Patricia was born on August 20th, 1954 in Lawrence, she was the daughter of the late B. Kerin Bradley and Mary E. (Delaney) Bradley. She was educated in the local schools of Lawrence and was a graduate of Lawrence High School. According to her family Patricia enjoyed watching her favorite Trivia Shows, in which she would always get the right answers, and she also enjoyed doing various word puzzles. Her family members included her sister Jane M, Bradley of Hampton, NH. and her brother,…

  • Chelmsford

    Margaret Shannon

    LOWELL- Margaret M. Shannon, 84 of Lowell passed away on November 21, 2014. She had lived a good life with many loving friends who will miss her. Margo, as she preferred to be called, was born in Lowell on June 13, 1930. She is predeceased by her parents, Philip F. Shannon and Catherine M. (Duffy) Shannon and her brothers, Philip and Thomas F. Shannon. She spent her life working for the telephone service that is now Verizon. In her spare time Margo enjoyed helping the elderly, swimming at the beach, and dancing. In her retirement, Margo moved to Merrimack River Valley House on Fletcher Street in Lowell where she enjoyed…

  • Dartmouth

    Charlotte T. Westgate 11/19/2014 Dartmouth, MA

    Dartmouth – Charlotte T. Westgate, age 99, died WednesdayNovember 19, 2014 at The Residence at Cedar Dell. Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Delbert and Gertrude (Anderson) Westgate, she was a lifelong area resident. Charlotte was office manager for Sherman Electrical Supply Co. for many years and enjoyed the company of her many relatives and friends. In additional to many nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews she is survived by her dear friend and companion Larry Dean and a cousin Frances Barrows. Visitation will take place on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. in the WILSON CHAPEL, 479 County St., New Bedford, Her service will be on Wednesday…

  • Attleboro

    Francisco D. Camara 11/21/2014 Attleboro, MA / Taunton, MA

    ATTLEBORO/TAUNTON – Francisco D. Camara, longtime Attleboro resident, died at the Life Care Center of Raynham on Nov. 21, 2014. He was 74. Born in Madeira Island, Portugal, he was the son of the late Manuel and Ludovina (Teixeira) Camara. He moved to Taunton as a child and attended Taunton schools, later serving in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Francisco earned an associate’s degree in business from Massasoit Community College. Employed by the Foxboro Company in East Bridgewater for many years, he later worked for Texas Instruments before retiring at the age of 65. He was a communicant of Attleboro’s St. Vincent de Paul Parish. In his spare…

  • New Bedford

    Robert Carpenter 11/22/2014 Taunton, MA / New Bedford, MA

    In Sandwich of Taunton, November 22, 2014 Robert Carpenter beloved husband of Linda (Kinney) Carpenter died at Hope Hospice after a long battle with cancer at the age of 52. Born and educated in New Bedford, Robert was the son of Charles and Thelma (LaFrance) Carpenter Sr. Robert was a manager of Volta Oil and New England Farms Gas and Conveyance Stores. He was an active member of the Christ Community Church in East Taunton and he enjoyed golfing, cooking and his dog shady baby. Robert was the brother of Anne Pryzstarz and her husband Peter of New Bedford, Debbie Greenwood and her husband David of Milford, NH and Charles…

  • Arlington,  Watertown

    Matthew von Hein

    von Hein, Matthew J., of Arlington died suddenly on November 19. Beloved son of Alfred “David” and Joan D., (Pearson) von Hein. Brother of David, James, Kevin and his longtime friend Viola Beecher, Patricia DeMatteo and her husband John, Cheryl Kozlowski and her husband Robert and Janice Orazine and her husband Michael. Also survived by 10 nieces and nephews .Relatives and friends are invited to visit in The DeVito-O’Donnell Funeral Home 1145 Mass Avenue ARLINGTON Tuesday morning 11:00 to 1:30pm with a funeral home service to commence at 1:30pm. Interment to follow Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. View Full Notice → Matthew von Hein

  • Webster

    Richard P. Bellanceau 11/19/2014 Webster, MA

    Charlton/Webster Richard P. Bellanceau, 69, of Charlton, passed away, Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at Southbridge Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Southbridge. His wife of 33 years, Earlene M. (Girardin) Bellanceau died in 2002. Richard leaves behind 2 sons, Randall P. Bellanceau of Charlton and Aron R. Bellanceau and his wife Lillian of Southbridge and a grand-daughter, Hannah Bellanceau. He was born and raised in Webster son of the late Alfred and Bernice (Belisle) Bellanceau and moved to Charlton in 1977. Richard was a truck driver for many years at the former Gilbert Distributors Company in Webster. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and was an avid pitch player. There are No…

  • Worcester County

    Isaura Torres, 73 11/16/2014 Worcester, MA

    Isaura Torres, 73, passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at UMASS Memorial Medical Center- Lake Ave Campus, surrounded by her loving family. She leaves her husband of 55 years Alfredo Torres; 4 sons- Wilfredo Hernandez, George Torres, Louis Torres, and David Torres; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; 4 brothers- Juan Soto, Yito Soto, Benny Soto, and Mario Soto; a sister Hipolita Carmona; and many nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by a brother Jose Soto and a sister Clara Soto. Isaura was born in Puerto Rico, daughter of the late Juan and Hipolita (Mendez) Soto. She worked as a social worker at the Great Brook Valley Health Clinic for many…

  • Taunton

    Edward F. Aleixo 11/16/2014 Taunton, MA

    TAUNTON – Edward F. Aleixo, devoted husband of sixty-three years to Lillian (Vieira) Aleixo, died at his Taunton home surrounded by his loving family on Nov. 16, 2014. He was 89. Born in Taunton, he was the son of the late Francisco and Mary G. (Semas) Aleixo. A graduate of Stonehill College, he earned his master’s degree from Bridgewater State University. Ed was an educator for most of his life having taught in the Dighton and Taunton School systems. He was a former headmaster of Taunton High School and past Superintendent of Taunton Public Schools. He also taught at the US Army War College. An Army Veteran of WW II,…

  • Brockton

    James “Jim” H. Nicholson Jr. 11/21/2014 Plymouth, MA / Brockton, MA

    James “Jim” H. Nicholson Jr, of Plymouth originally from Dorchester, died on November 21st at the age of 70 after a couragous battle with cancer. He is survived by his beloved wife Anne Marie (Spillane) Nicholson of Plymouth, his daughter Laura A. Dziewit and her husband Alfred of Middleborough and his son James M. Nicholson of Plymouth. He also leaves his two grandchildren, the light of his life, Maxwell Dziewit , and Sarah Dziewit. He leaves his sisters Patricia Marino and her husband Leo of Pembroke and Joan Costa and her husband Don of Dracut and his brother Peter Nicholson and his wife Beverly of Raynham. He will also be…

  • Chelsea

    Lillian Bishop 11/22/2014 Chelsea, MA

    BISHOP, Lillian (Babineau)- Of Chelsea, November 22nd. Devoted wife of the late Francis R. Bishop, Sr. Beloved mother of Francis R. Bishop, Jr. and his wife Elaine of Middleton, Donna Domelowicz and her husband Joseph of Myrtle Beach, SC, Robert H. Bishop and his wife Ann of Chelsea, Beverely Henry and her husband Michael of Revere and the late William F. Bishop and his wife Christine M. Bishop of Peabody. Sister of the late William Babineau. Lovingly survived by 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, CHELSEA on Tuesday, November 25th at 9:30…

  • Natick

    Gary W. Roszkiewicz 11/7/2014 Ware, MA / Natick, MA

    Gary W Roszkiewicz May 22, 1951 to November 7, 2014 “You are my blue sky, you are my sunny day.”   Gary W. Roszkiewicz, 63, a longtime resident of Ware, Massachusetts, died unexpectedly on Friday, November 7, 2014, at his much loved seaside retreat in Indian Shores, Florida, where he has spent the last four winters with his  wife of 38 years, Melissa.   Gary was born and raised in New Bedford and attended Bishop Stang High School. While attending Westfield State University, he met his future wife, Melissa Gammons, and after receiving  his Masters Degree in Education, he and Melissa were married in 1976 and made a home together in Ware.…