• Lynn

    Cathy Goffredo 11/20/2014 Medford, MA / Stoneham, MA / Lynn, MA / Colorado Springs, CO

    Cathy L Goffredo passed away unexpectedly at home in Lynn. She was 61. Cathy was born in Washington, DC, the daughter of the late Joseph and Dorothy (Tennant) Ferrier. She was raised in Medford by her aunt and uncle Betty and Chris Christiansen. A Medford resident for most of her life, Cathy worked for many years as the office manager for the pediatric dentist, Dr. Frank in Medford. The beloved wife of the late Joseph Goffredo, she was a loving mother to Carmine Ferrante and his wife Abby of Maine, Joseph Ferrante and his wife Kerri of Stoneham and Tony Goffredo of Medford. She was a loving grandmother to Ava…

  • Methuen

    Therese A Farley 11/23/2014 Newton, NH / Methuen, MA

    NEWTON, NH – Therese A. (Lemieux) Farley, 76 of Newton, NH passed away Sunday November 23, 2014 at her home with her loving family by her side. Born in Methuen, MA, she was the daughter of Alcide and Blanche (Gosselin) Lemieux and was a graduate of St. Anne’s High School in Lawrence, MA. A homemaker, Therese enjoyed spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren. She leaves her devoted husband of 54 years, Daniel Farley of Newton, NH, and is also survived by her children, Patricia Trautmann and her husband Bill, Dan Farley and his wife Karrie, Pam Beaulieu and her husband Marc and Michael Farley; two sisters, Joanne…

  • Newton

    Mary M. (Leacu) Corbett 11/23/2014 natick, MA / Ashland, MA / Newton, MA

    NATICK: Mary M. (Leacu) Corbett, age 90, a lifelong Natick resident, died on Sunday evening, November 23, 2014, at Mary Ann Morse Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Leslie M. Corbett who passed away in 1986. Born, raised, and educated in Natick, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Euridace (Zengo) Leacu. Mary started working at her parents’ grocery store, the Leacu Store on South Main Street in her youth alongside her father. After Mary and Leslie were married, Mary retired from the store to share more time with her husband. The couple both loved to play the organ and their poodle…

  • Natick

    Alice M. (Hurley) Gordon 11/23/2014 Natick, MA

    Alice M. (Hurley) Gordon 97, formerly of Natick died Sunday, November 23, 2014 at the Applewood Nursing Home in Winchester, N.H. She was the beloved wife of the late Brenton S. Gordon who died in 1966. Funeral Mass on Tuesday December 2nd at 11:00 A.M. in St. Patrick Church. Visiting hours in the John Everett and Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street at Natick Common on Tuesday morning beginning at 9:00 A.M. prior to the Mass. Complete notice will appear in the Thursday Metro West Daily News. View Full Notice → Alice M. (Hurley) Gordon 11/23/2014 Natick, MA

  • New Bedford

    William W. Davidian 11/24/2014 New Bedford, MA

    William W. Davidian, 87, of New Bedford died Monday November 24, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital. A lifelong resident of New Bedford, Mr. Davidian was a police officer for the New Bedford Police Department for 20 years. He also was the owner of the Belmont Club for 38 years. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his longtime companion, Irene Sylvia; five children, David Davidian of Houston, TX, Steven Davidian of Martha’s Vineyard, Lynn Donohue, Dawn Davidian, and Mark Davidian, all of New Bedford; and six grandchildren. Funeral Services will be private. Burial will be in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. Arrangements…

  • Worcester County

    Gucea Tandili 11/24/2014 Worcester, MA

    Gucea (Dimo) Tandili, 89, of Worcester, passed away Monday, November 24th in UMass Memorial Hospital. Her husband, Dhimitraq Tandili, died in 2004. She leaves two daughters, Irma Treko and Diana Kamani, both of Worcester; four grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. Her son, Nesti Tandili, died in 2008. She was born in Worcester, the daughter of Vasil and Thomaidha (Mitre) Dimo and lived in Albania for many years before returning here. She was a member of St. Mary’s Assumption Albanian Orthodox Church. The funeral is Saturday, November 29th from O’CONNOR BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 592 Park Avenue, with a service at 10:00 A.M. in St. Mary’s Assumption Albanian Orthodox Church, 535 Salisbury…

  • Tewksbury

    Sally J. (Holland) McGuinness 11/24/2014 Tewksbury, MA / Hudson, NH / Sandown, NH

    …retired from PORTEX Co.; 82 TEWKSBURY – Mrs. Sally J. (Batchelder) (Holland) McGuinness, age 82, died peacefully Monday afternoon, November 24, at Palm Manor in Chelmsford. She was the beloved wife of Anthony M. McGuinness who died in 1996, and previously the late Gerard Holland. She was born in Stoneham, October 26, 1932, a daughter of the late Dana E. and Edith M. (Abbott) Batchelder, and was raised in Stoneham. Sally and her family had lived in Tewksbury since 1956. Prior to retirement, Sally worked as a supervisor at PORTEX company as a production supervisor. In her later years she was active with Senior Connections in North Andover, and had…

  • Provincetown

    Carolyn Boening 11/19/2014 Provincetown, MA / Bangor, ME / LaJolla, CA / South Hampton, NY

    Carolyn D. Boening, 88, of Provincetown, Mass., known to her numerous friends as “Carolina,” died with dignity with her eldest daughter by her side on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, Mass., after a brief illness. Mrs. Boening, an artist, singer and musician, lived an extraordinarily rich and creative life. She was an elegant and sophisticated woman, yet generous and kind. Though she faced numerous physical and emotional challenges, she found great solace and support from the 12-step tradition and Christian Science. She achieved 36 years of sobriety and shared her commitment with many others. Mrs. Boening was born April 26, 1926, in Southampton, N.Y., the second…

  • Pembroke

    Lynne W. Blake 11/22/2014 Pembroke, MA

    Lynne W. Blake, 74, longtime resident of Pembroke, died November 22, 2014 after a long illness. Lynne was predeceased by her husband of 43 years, Robert L. Blake and her son, James R. Blake. She is loved and remembered by her son Daniel Blake and his wife Laurie of Lynnfield, daughter Deborah Mathis and her husband Ken of Merrimack, N.H., and daughter Jacquelyn Blake and Nicolas Pino of Plymouth. Lynne also leaves behind her beloved grandchildren, Becca, David, Kevin and Penelope. Lynne is survived by her sister, Betsy “Liz” Lebbos of California, brother-in-laws Barry Blake and his wife Jewel of Mashpee, George Daniels and his wife Janis of Stratham, N.H.,…

  • Needham

    Francis (Frank) Quigley 11/16/2014 Needham, MA

    Quigley, Francis (Frank) 88, beloved husband of Genevieve (Baldassini) Quigley. Born in South Boston to Marie (Hennessy) and Edward Ralph Quigley Sr. He attended South Boston High School and was a WWII Veteran stationed in the Philippines. He met and married the love of his life Genevieve in 1950. They celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary this past February in Florida. Frank is survived by his wife and his three children, Brian and Bobbi Quigley of NC, Jane and John Stefanini of Ashland, Ma., Angela Quigley of Needham, Ma. and five grandchildren. He is predeceased by his brother Edward R. Quigley Jr. Frank graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in…

  • Haverhill

    Eileen H. (Gaughan) Hannagan 11/23/2014 Haverhill, MA / Lawrence, MA

    Eileen H. (Gaughan) Hannagan passed away peacefully at Wingate Nursing Home, Haverhill, Ma on November 23, 2014. She was predeceased by her husband John and her son Michael. She was also predeceased by her brothers and sisters, James, Peter, John, Mary, Theresa, Anna, and Kathleen. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen A. O’Donohue of Haverhill, Ma., John J. and his wife Debra of Haverhill, James E. and his wife Caron of Methuen and Steven of Lowell. She is survived by 6 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren & several nieces and nephews. Eileen worked until she was 75 years old at Lawrence General Hospital, where she was lovingly known as the…

  • Lawrence

    Eileen H. (Gaughan) Hannagan 11/23/2014

    Eileen H. (Gaughan) Hannagan passed away peacefully at Wingate Nursing Home, Haverhill, Ma on November 23, 2014. She was predeceased by her husband John and her son Michael. She was also predeceased by her brothers and sisters, James, Peter, John, Mary, Theresa, Anna, and Kathleen. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen A. O’Donohue of Haverhill, Ma., John J. and his wife Debra of Haverhill, James E. and his wife Caron of Methuen and Steven of Lowell. She is survived by 6 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren & several nieces and nephews. Eileen worked until she was 75 years old at Lawrence General Hospital, where she was lovingly known as the…

  • Fall River

    Evelyn (Arruda) Luiz 11/24/2014 Fall River, MA

    Evelyn (Arruda) Luiz, age 87 of Fall River passed away Nov. 24, 2014. She was the widow of Antone Luiz and daughter of the late Manuel and Mary (Faria) Arruda. She worked in the local garment industry and she was an avid bingo and card player who loved spending time with her family. Evelyn was the mother of the late Robert, Stephen and David Luiz, sister of the late Alma Case, Carmelita McGuinn, Dolores Belovitch, Joseph and Henry Arruda. She leaves several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Her funeral will take place from the Manuel Rogers & Sons Funeral Home, Inc. 1521 N. Main St., Fall River FRIDAY at…

  • Franklin

    Josephine Sorrento 11/24/2014 Franklin, MA

    Josephine “Jo” (Patti) Sorrento, 85, of Walpole, formerly of Norfolk, Franklin and Norwood passed away on November 24,2014. Beloved wife of the late Charles Sorrento. Born in Medford , daughter of the late Mary (DiCarlo) Patti and Salvatore Patti. Josephine graduated from Mount St. Joseph’s High School and was employed by Verizon, formerly New England Telephone Company. Upon retirement, Josephine travelled extensively in Europe and across the United States . She treasured being actively involved with her grandchildren, whether cheering them on at the sidelines ,attending school plays or passing on the fine art of cannoli making. She enjoyed spending time with her friends, as an avid scrabble player and…

  • Essex

    Elizabeth Gertsch 11/23/2014 Essex, MA

    ESSEX – Elizabeth Gertsch, 42, of Essex Massachusetts, passed on November 23, 2014. Born in Beverly, Elizabeth grew up in Essex and attended Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School (class of 1990) before going on to Emerson College (class of 1994), where she received a BA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing. Later, she studied art history in the University of Massachusetts-Amherst graduate program. She lived in the North End of Boston for 15 years and worked as a project manager at companies in Boston and Cambridge before relocating to western Massachusetts. For the past several years she had been living in Framingham. In her free time, she enjoyed modern art, reading, movies,…

  • Dedham

    Dorothy E. (McCarthy) Grady 11/23/2014 Dedham, MA

    GRADY, Dorothy E. (McCarthy) Of Dedham, November 23, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Grady. Devoted mother of Thomas M. Grady of California City, CA, Lynn M. Loiselle of Brockton, Kenneth J. Grady of Walpole, Dorothy M. Civita of Mansfield, William J. Grady of Canton, and Stephen M. Grady of Dedham. Also survived by 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home, 456 High St., DEDHAM, Wednesday, Nov. 26 at 8am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary Church, Dedham at 9am. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8pm. Interment Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. In lieu of…

  • Dracut

    George Gickas

    HUDSON, NH- George D. Gickas, 84, a longtime resident of Dracut, passed away peacefully, Monday, November 24th at his home with his family by his side. He was the husband of 59 years to Joanne (Harkopilas) Gickas, with whom he would have celebrated 60 years of marriage with on April 24th. George was born in Lowell, MA on July 15, 1930, a son of the late Diomedes and Annetta (Katsaros) Gickas. He was educated in Lowell and a graduate of Lowell High School. George also proudly served his country as part of the US Air Force during the Korean War until being honorably discharged. For 45 years, George worked as…

  • Bridgewater

    Louis D. Romano, Jr. 11/23/2014 East Bridgewater, MA / Whitman, MA

    Louis D. Romano, JR., 71, of East Bridgewater, formerly of Whitman, passed away after a brief illness on Sunday November 23rd. He was the beloved husband of Christa (Kollner) Romano. He was born in Brockton, son of the late Louis Romano Sr. and Doris (Bump) Romano. Louis grew up in Whitman and was a 1962 graduate of Whitman-Hanson High School. He worked for over 20 years for Whitman Tool + Die Corp. in Whitman, also Louis part owner of Romano’s Cucina in Whitman. He has been a resident of East Bridgewater since 1986. Louis served his country in the United States Army, during the Vietnam War and was a member…

  • Auburn

    Judith Shea

    AUBURN- Judith A. (Lanciault) Shea, 68, of Auburn died Monday, November 24, 2014 in her home surrounded by her loving family. Calling will be on Monday, December 1, 2014 from 4-7 PM in the Britton-Wallace Funeral Home, 91 Central St, Auburn. A complete obituary will appear in Friday’s edition of the newspaper. View Full Notice → Judith Shea

  • Attleboro

    Jon A. “Jack” Foster, Sr. 11/21/2014 Franklin, MA / Attleboro, MA

    Jon A. “Jack” Foster, Sr., 68, of Attleboro, passed away suddenly on Friday, November 21, 2014 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of 49 years to Carol (Coggins) Foster. Born in Milford on April 2, 1946, he was the son of the late John D. and Anna Maria (Marcolongo) Foster. Mr. Foster was a resident of Attleboro for the past twenty years and formerly resided in Franklin. He had been the manager at both Mike’s Truck Stop and Plainville Truck Stop in Plainville for many years. Besides his wife, he is survived by three children, Jon Foster, Jr of Norwood, Kim Ford of Blackstone and Andrea MacNeil and…

  • Medford

    Michael “Blasi” Blasi 11/22/2014 Somerville, MA / Medford, MA

    Michael “Blasi” Blasi, 27 of Somerville, died Saturday in the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Born in Cambridge, he lived in Somerville all his life. Cherished and loving son of Angela (Cocchia) and Pasquale Blasi. Devoted brother of Sarah Blasi of Somerville, Lisa Belen and her husband William of Medford and Al Mellone of Somerville. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., MEDFORD, Saturday at 10 AM followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Ann Church, 399 Medford St., Somerville at 11AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday 4-8. Services will conclude…

  • New Bedford

    Lucia A. Jose 11/15/2014 New Bedford, MA

    New Bedford – Lucia A. Jose, age 75 of New Bedford, passed away on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the widow of Jaime Jose and the daughter of Maria (Reis) and Jose Bispo. Born in Lisbon, Portugal, Lucia spent most of her life in this area and did office work for Pioneer Basement Waterproofing Co. She is survived by 2 sons: Jaime Jose and his wife, Tiffany, of Acushnet and Jonathan Jose and his wife, Gladys, of New Bedford; 4 grandchildren: Amanda, Jaime, Trinity and Hailey; a brother, Jose A. Bispo of South Carolina; as well as 2 nieces. In accordance with her wishes, her…

  • Lee

    Sister Alice Landers

    Sr. Alice Marie Landers, 82, of the Sisters of the Visitation in Tyringham, MA, died Sunday, November 23, 2014 at the Monastery. Born on November 30, 1931 in Springfield, MA, she was the daughter of Robert and Natalie Turcotte Landers. Sr. Alice Marie graduated high school from Holy Name of Jesus in Chicopee, MA and from Emmanuel College in Boston, MA. She earned her nursing degree from Quinsigamond College in Worcester, MA and completed graduate studies in Music from Manhattenville College in Purchase, NY. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1949 and transferred to the Sisters of the Visitation in 1979, where she served as Assistant…

  • Wellesley Hills,  West Newton

    Marion Golay

    Marion E. Golay (Murphy), of Juno Beach, FL, formerly of Littleton, MA, died November 21, 2014. She was 93. Born in Wellesley, Marion was the daughter of Leland and Julia (Doyle) Murphy. She was the beloved wife of Leon H. Golay, with whom she celebrated 75 years of marriage in October. The loving mother of Sharyn Moody and her husband James of Jupiter, FL, and the late Sandra McKenney, she is survived by her brother Leland Murphy of Wellesley, 4 grandsons: James Moody, Mark Moody, Keith Moody and James McKenney as well as 9 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandson, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Arnold Murphy…

  • Acton

    James A. “Jim” Boothroyd

    Maynard- James A. Boothroyd, “Jim”, 62, a lifelong Maynard resident, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 21st. Born in Concord, he was the son of the late Frederick J. “Ted” and Helen (Miller) Boothroyd. Jim was a graduate of Maynard High School and Bentley College. He was a former security supervisor for Digital Corporation, a tax preparer and a real estate broker for Century 21 and most recently Prudential Properties (Berkshire Hathaway). Among his hobbies were stamp and coin collecting, bird watching, and following all the Boston sports teams. He also was a history buff, particularly the Civil War era. He was known to be articulate, loved a good “debate”…

  • Wellesley

    Evelyn G. McIntyre 11/23/2014 Wellesley, MA

    Evelyn G. McIntyre, 95, of Wellesley, Swampscott and Bangor, Maine, died peacefully on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at the Brewer Rehabilitation Center in Brewer, Maine after a long and joyful life. She was born in Brockton but grew up in Wellesley where she lived most of her life. Evelyn spent her later years in Swampscott and Bangor, Maine close to her children. She is survived by her children Brenda Godfrey of Sudbury, Deborah Cushing of Bangor, Maine, Scott Colby of Peabody and her stepson Bruce McIntyre of Madison Connecticut. She was a loving grandmother to her grandchildren and great grandchildren. The best mom and grandma ever! Evelyn loved her family,…

  • Tewksbury

    William F. Tighe 11/23/2014 Tewksbury, MA / Lowell, MA / Dracut, MA

    …Raytheon Missile Division; 51 DRACUT – William Francis “Bill” Tighe, age 51, died peacefully on Sunday evening at the Kindred Hospital in Natick. He was born in Malden, a son of Margaret “Peggy” (Gately) Tighe of Lowell and the late Theodore “Ted” Tighe. He was raised in Lowell and graduated from the Greater Lowell Vocational Technical High School. He had lived in Dracut since 2005. Bill worked at Raytheon in Andover as an electronic inspector and tester. Besides his mother, he leaves four sisters, Linda Zuniga of Salem, NH, Jean Tighe of Lowell, Mary Hebert of Salem, NH, Joan Tighe of NH, a brother, Michael Tighe of Lowell; two nephews,…

  • Roxbury

    Henry K. Ieong (Young) 11/21/2014 West Roxbury, MA

    Ieong, (Young) Henry K. In LaGrange Park IL. November 21, 2014. Husband of Lilia (Herrera) of Roslindale. Father of Michael H. Ieong of Roslindale, David R. Ieong of Watertown. Grandfather of Dylan Margaret Ieong. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Monday, December 1, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in Holy Name Church at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours Sunday, November 30th 2-5 p.m. Relatives and friends invited. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Henry’s name to The Pulmonary Center, Boston Medical Center, Office of Development 801 Mass Ave, 1st Floor, Boston, MA 02118…

  • Canton

    Frank Giambusso 11/24/2014 Canton, MA

    Frank Giambusso age 91, of Canton passed away November 24th at Beaumont Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Natick. Born in Boston, Frank attended Boston public schools. In 1965, Mr. Giambusso opened his first sandwich shop in Stoughton Center called Mr. G’s. In 1979, Frank purchased the Kwik-E Sub Shop in Needham where along with the help of his entire family they served the fastest and best subs to a long line of regular lunch customers. After retirement Frank, enjoyed spending time with his family and wintering in Florida. Beloved husband of the late Fanny (Putignano). Loving father of Fran Ross & her husband Stan of Canton, Diane Aiello of…

  • Dedham

    George A. Pagliuca 11/24/2014 Dedham, MA

    PAGLIUCA, George A. of Dedham, Nov. 24, 2014. Beloved husband of Virginia M. (Gomes). Loving father of Georgina Trebbe and her husband David of Wilbraham, Julie Carchedi and her husband Paul of Mansfield, Maria Thornton and her husband Patrick of Dedham, Vickie Pagliuca and Dana Johnson of Franklin, and Theresa Duffy and her Husband James of Franklin. Devoted grandfather of 10 loving grandchildren. Brother of Geraldine Jones of CA and Patricia Camelio and her husband Cosmo of FL. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Saturday, Nov. 29th at 8am. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary Church, Dedham at 9 o’clock. Visiting…

  • Cambridge

    Jonathan M. Turen

    TUREN, Jonathan M. of Arlington. November 21, 2014. Beloved son of Betty Turen of Arlington and the late George H. Turen. Loving brother of Christopher and his wife Kelley of CA, David of Arlington, and his late twin brother David. Dear uncle of Caitlyn Beth. Cherished friend of Diane Toscano of NY. Arrangements from the Keefe Funeral Homes, Arlington & Cambridge. All Services will be Private. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army 33 Myrtle St., Waltham MA 02154. For donations, or to make an online condolences please visit www.keefefuneralhome.com View Full…

  • Springfield

    Daniel Sullivan

    Daniel T. Sullivan, 94, passed away Fri. in Wing Memorial Hospital. He was born Apr. 6, 1920 to the late Daniel T. Sr., and Mary ( Crohan ) Sullivan. Dan was a graduate of Cathedral High School and attended both A.I.C and William & Mary College in VA. He proudly served in the US Coast Guard as a 1st Class Petty Officer from 1942-1946, serving in the South Pacific from 1944-1946. Dan was the General Manager of the Bailey Wagner Retail Stores in W. Spfld, Spfld and Holyoke from 1952-1960. He then went on to become Vice President of Sales & Marketing for WWLP- Channel 22 from 1961 until his…