• Methuen

    Richard H. Jolivet 11/24/2014 East Hampstead, NH / Methuen, MA

    Richard H. Jolivet, 68, a resident of East Hampstead, NH, passed away, on Monday, November 24, 2014 at the Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, MA. Born in Haverhill and educated in the Haverhill schools, Richard was retired from Velcro U.S.A. in Manchester, NH where he had worked as a Maintenance Technician. He had served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. Richard was an avid Hunter and Fisherman. The son of the late Louis and Evelyn (Archambault) Jolivet, family members include his wife of 38 years: Francine L. (Bartlett) Jolivet, daughters Kelly Jolivet of Phoenix, AZ, and Angela Lavery and her husband Jon of Chester, NH, as…

  • Arlington,  Watertown

    Joseph Picardi

    Picardi, Joseph M. of Belmont formerly of Arlington November 26. Beloved husband of the late Jennie (Viozzo) Picardi. Father of Michele Spengler and husband Tom of Vienna, VA, Janet Stott and husband Paul of Woburn and Joanne Fitch and husband Martin of Belmont. Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Brother of John Picardi and wife Eva , Michael Picardi and wife Mary and the late Anna Estee. Funeral from The DeVito-O’Donnell Funeral Home 1145 Mass Avenue ARLINGTON Monday morning at 9:30 followed by a funeral mass at 10:30 in St. Camillus Church, Arlington. Interment to follow Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Visiting Sunday 3:00 to 7:00pm. Late WW II…

  • Winchester

    Mary M. Brink 11/26/2014 Winchester, MA

    Mary Thornton Martin Brink, a longtime resident of Winchester, died on November 26, 2014, having just celebrated her 96th birthday. Mary was born in Shelbina, MO, and spent her growing up years with her parents, Jean and Rob Martin and sister, Dory, in Buffalo, NY. When Mary was just 15 she met her motorcycle-riding husband-to-be, Gunner Brink. They married after her graduation from Buffalo State Teachers College and were married for almost 65 years. They welcomed five children, Mike, Carol, Dan, Rick, and Bill. After the war Gunner was hired as a pilot for Eastern Air Lines and the family moved to Winchester, MA in 1952. Though much of the…

  • Somerville

    Joseph Lahiff 11/24/2014 Somerville, MA

    Of Buzzards Bay and Whitemount, Kilnaboy, County Clare, Ireland. Joseph Lahiff passed away on November 24. Born in Kilnaboy, Co Clare, Ireland, he was the son of the late John and Maria (Hehir) Lahiff. Joe immigrated to the United States in 1964 and was a longtime employee of Harvard University. Joe was the cherished brother of Mary O’Donoghue of Kilfenora, Co Clare, Ireland, Gretta Fallon of Beverly, the late Michael Lahiff of Somerville, John of England, Delia Reynolds, Patrick and Thomas Lahiff of Co Clare, Ireland. He was the longtime companion of Noreen Fahy. He was the beloved “Uncle Joe” to 23 nieces and nephews and many more grand nieces…

  • Watertown

    Edward Toomasian 11/24/2014 Watertown, MA

    Toomasian, Edward Thomas of Bedford, formerly of Watertown and Tampa, Florida, age 95, November 24, 2014. Loving son of the late Thomas and Sophie (Bedig) Toomasian. Brother of the late Mac Elloian, Peter and George Toomasian. Uncle of Eileen Nichols and her husband Robert, Christine Murgo and her husband Joe and the late Joan Coen. Also survived by 10 great nieces and great nephews. At the request of the family, there are no visiting hours. Funeral service at Saint Luke’s Church, 132 Lexington Street, Belmont on Monday, December 1 at 9:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Interment service at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA. Military honors…

  • Mansfield

    Edwin C. Crum, Jr. 11/26/2014 Norton, MA / Mansfield, MA

    Edwin C. Crum, Jr., 76 Dateline: Norton, MA Edwin C. Crum, Jr., age 76, of Norton passed away on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at the Norwood Hospital in Norwood. He was the beloved husband of the late Patricia A. (Gentili) Crum who died on November 10, 1998. Funeral arrangements will be announced with a complete obituary to follow. View Full Notice → Edwin C. Crum, Jr. 11/26/2014 Norton, MA / Mansfield, MA

  • Springfield

    Janet Goucher

    Janet C. Goucher, 83, passed away Mon. Nov. 24th with her loving sister Grace by her side. She was born July 5, 1931 to the late James and Marion Goucher. Janet was the secretary to the Music Department of the Springfield School Department for many years. She was a graduate of Commerce High School. Janet loved traveling, knitting, crocheting and enjoyed line dancing. She taught computers to the seniors at J.C.C. She was a communicant of Holy Name Church and was a member of the Catholic Women’s Club. Janet leaves her loving sister Grace of Spfld, her cousins Moira Veith of Palm Beach, FL and Michael Austin of Boston. Funeral…

  • Boston

    Bohdan Smolynsky 11/25/2014 Boston, MA

    “Buddy” of Shrewsbury, died on November 25, 2014. Bohdan was predeased by his beloved wife Tania of 40 years on July 1, 2006 and his son Marko on May 30, 1969. Bohdan leaves behind a son, Adrian Smolynsky and his wife Maria of Charlton, a daughter, Roma Siemen and her husband Jim of South Grafton and a daughter Christine O’Brien and her husband Joe of Douglas and seven grandchildren, Liesl, Emily, Julia, Marcus, Abby, Tatiana and Nico. Bohdan was born in Ternopil, Ukraine on February 23, 1931 and came to the United States in 1949. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Bohdan received an associates degree…

  • Gardner

    Thomas Jaillet

    Thomas Jaillet, 78, of 821 Daniel Shay Highway, Athol, formerly of 13 Jean Street, Gardner, died peacefully, Saturday, November 22, 2104 in Quabbin Valley Healthcare of Athol. Born in Gardner on September 10, 1936, he was the son of the late Samuel and Lydia (Bastarache) Jaillet. Thomas earned his GED in 1966 through Gardner High School of Gardner. He was employed by Millwright Local 1121 of Boston throughout his working career, retiring in 1995. Thomas was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner. He enjoyed fishing, motorcycle riding and watching auto racing on television. Thomas was a member of the Otter River Sportsmen Club of…

  • New Bedford

    Edmund J. Harrington, Jr. 11/8/2014 New Bedford, MA

    New Bedford – Edmund J. Harrington Jr., age 83 of Dartmouth passed away on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband and best friend of Loretta (Pacellini) Harrington of Dartmouth and the son of Bertha (Limoges) and Edmund J. Harrington, Sr. Mr. Harrington was a hard-working man who was the skipper for 45 years on many scallop boats out of the Port of New Bedford. He was respected and well-liked by many who worked and knew him. Edmund enjoyed classic cars and many outdoor activities. He will be deeply missed by his loving family. Edmund was also a proud member…

  • Arlington,  Watertown

    Ann Mahon

    Mahon, Ann T. (O’Keefe) of Arlington. November 26th. Beloved wife of James Mahon. Loving mother of Patricia Rivers and her husband Leo of Arlington, Kevin Mahon, Kathy Francisco and her husband Larry of Billerica, Karen Bartlett and her husband Paul of Arlington, David Mahon and his wife Diane of Taunton, Richard Mahon and the late Tommy Mahon. Cherished Grandmother of Jennifer Simard, Timmy Rivers, Maggie Bartlett, Kelly Rivers, Alison and Kendra Mahon, Colleen and Meghan Francisco and Shannon and Erin Mahon. Great Grandmother of Natalie Simard. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and by her brother William O’Keefe of Arlington. Relatives and friends are invited to visit in…

  • Worcester County

    Samuel O’Dafe Otobo 11/13/2014 Worcester, MA / Powder Springs, GA

    Samuel O’Dafé Otobo, 25, was granted his angel wings on November 13, 2014 at his home in Worcester, Massachusetts. Sam is survived by his mother, Dorothy Savice; his father, Henry Adedapo and his wife April Dixon-Adedapo; brothers, Daryl Otobo , Teddy Otobo-Sheriff and his wife Mena Nimley Otobo-Sheriff, Emmanuel Otobo, David Otobo, Joshua Otobo, Milton Dixon, DeAnthony Reese; sisters; Brenda (Yannick) Essam, Cynthia Musya, and Rashida Oyindamola Adedapo; his niece, Avenel Otobo-Sheriff and a host of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins. He was born September 8, 1989 in Atlanta, Georgia to Henry Adedapo and Dorothy Savice. Sam’s life would seem too short to many, but those who were touched by him understood…

  • Wellesley

    Elaine D. (Dicenzo) Thomas 11/24/2014 Wellesley, MA

    THOMAS, Elaine D. (Dicenzo) Of Boston, formerly of Sherborn, November 24. Beloved wife of the late Victor J. Thomas. Loving mother of Cynthia Thomas of Chestnut Hill. Loving grandmother “Noni” to Amanda E. Margolis of Los Angeles, CA, Rebecca L. Margolis of New Orleans, LA, Hannah T. Margolis of Boston. Sister of Sandra L. Cefalo of Middleton, MA. Aunt of Robert J. Cefalo of Holden and Mark A. Cefalo of Henniker, NH. Elaine was an Interior Designer for over 30 years and most recentlly worked for Zimmans of Lynn. Services private. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Elaine’s memory to the charity of your choice. View Full Notice →…

  • Salem

    Angela D. (Marraffa) Corrao 11/25/2014 Salem, MA / Salisbury, MA / Newburyport, MA

    SALEM – Angela (Marraffa) Corrao passed away peacefully in her home on November 25, 2014, after a brief and brave battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family. Angela was the wife of the late Anthony “Tony” Corrao, and mother of two daughters, MaryAnna Corrao Tardiff, and the late Ida Corrao. Angela was born to the late Dominic and Gaetana Marraffa in Salem, in 1919, and was one of nine children. She was educated in Salem and was employed by several manufacturing companies, as well as Salem Hospital and Shaughnessy-Kaplan Rehabilitation Hospital in the 1970’s. She was a lifelong resident of Salem before moving to Salisbury with her…

  • Watertown

    Edith Lotz

    Edith Patricia (Scipione) Lotz, 90, of Watertown, Massachusetts, passed away on November 22, 20114. Beloved wife of Harold E. Lotz. Devoted mother of Sharon Lotz. Loving grandmother of Adam Cox, Jeremy Cox and the late Joshua Cox. Loving sister of Richard Piscatelli and his wife Carole and the late Vincent D. Piscatelli and his late wife Tiny and the late Ruth Nazzaro. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. At the request of the family funeral service and burial will be private. View Full Notice → Edith Lotz

  • Plymouth

    Mellicent (Jenkins) Drake 11/24/2014 Plymouth, MA

    Mellicent Jenkins Drake, born Feb. 7, 1924, of Plymouth, passed away at age 90 after a brief illness on November 24th at Beth Israel-Plymouth. She was an active member of the First Congregational Church in Braintree before moving to Plymouth in 1980’s. For many years, she was an active member of the Church of the Pilgrimage and sang in the choir. Because of her passion for music, she played a vital roll in the fundraising for the grand Roach Pipe Organ to be built for the church. Besides her children and grandchildren, her greatest love and pleasure in life was music. She was the wife of the late Walter W.…

  • North Andover

    Anthony R. Coco, 86

    LAWRENCE, MA: Anthony R. Coco, 86, of Lawrence, passed away Friday, November 21, 2014, at Merrimack Valley Hospice House, surrounded by his loving family. View Full Notice → Anthony R. Coco, 86

  • Fairhaven

    Frank Jarvis, Jr. 11/25/2014 Fairhaven, MA

    Frank Jarvis Jr., 84, of Fairhaven died at home Tuesday, November 25, 2014 after a lengthy illness. A Fairhaven resident for most of his life, he was the son of the late Frank Jarvis and Georgia (Redmond) Jarvis. Mr. Jarvis graduated from Fairhaven High School in 1947 and joined the U.S. Naval Reserves a few years later. He served on the USS Johnnie Hutchins in the Caribbean, off the shores of Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Panama. Upon his return he started working his way up the ladder at New England Telephone and Telegraph from cable splicer climbing telephone poles to a District Manager and Controller of the Physical Plant of…

  • Foxboro

    Patricia M. Cameron

    Patricia M. (Mayer) Cameron, age 85, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 at her home surrounded by the comfort of her loving family. She was the daughter of the late John and Lillian (Fannon) Mayer. View Full Notice → Patricia M. Cameron

  • Orleans

    Ellen Waters, former Onset resident, dies in California

    Ellen “Elle” Waters, 59 Ellen Waters, 1951-2010 In the late evening hours of October 31, 2010, Point Arena, Calif., resident, Elle Waters, 59, passed from this earth due to respiratory complications arising from her long and challenging bout with salivary gland cancer. read more View Full Notice → Ellen Waters, former Onset resident, dies in California

  • Fall River

    Jameson L. Leandro 11/25/2014 Fall River, MA

    Jameson L. Leandro, 40, of Fall River, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Lahey Clinic with his family by his side. He was the beloved son of Messias “Lee” and Dovalina (Neto) Leandro of Fall River. Jameson was born in Fall River and was a lifelong resident of the city. He was a graduate of Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School and worked as a Master Electrician. He was loved very much by his family and will be dearly missed. Survivors along with his parents include his brother: Todd Leandro and his wife Christine of Fall River; his sister: Heidi Leandro of Fall River; paternal grandmother: Lidia…

  • Charlestown

    Lois E. (Lailer) Molinari 11/26/2014 malden, MA / Charlestown, MA

    Lois E. (Lailer) Molinari passed away on November 26, 2014. She was 78 years old. Lois was the devoted wife of Mauro “Mo” Molinari. She was the loving sister of Dorothy Krch of Malden and the late Sandra King. Lois was the stepmother of Donna Walsh, Philip Molinari and the late Sandra Molinari. She is also survived by grandchildren, great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held at the A. J. Spadafora Funeral Home 865 Main Street, Malden on Saturday November 29th from 12:00p.m.-4:00p.m. A service will be held at 3:30p.m. during the visitation. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment will be private.…

  • Dartmouth

    John Augusta, Jr. 11/24/2014 Dartmouth, MA

    John “Gus” Augusta, Jr., 94, of Dartmouth, formerly of New Bedford, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, November 24, 2014, surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was the husband of the late Fernanda (Pacheco) Augusta. Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the late John and Adeline (Jesus) Augusta. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish at St. James Church, where he had been an usher for forty years. Mr. Augusta was the former owner and operator of J.A.’s Television Repair, and had also been employed at Fiske Tire Company, J.I. Paulding Company, Braley’s Dairy, and Clover Bay. He enjoyed spending time…

  • Lowell

    Richard Harris

    Richard M. Harris, of Lowell, died unexpectedly on November 20, 2014, in Lowell, aged 36 years. His Funeral Service will be held on Friday at the New England Pentecostal Church, Pelham, NH, at 4:00 p.m. Bishop Stanley O. Choate presiding. Interment will be private. Arrangements entrusted to MORSE-BAYLISS Funeral Home, 122 Princeton Blvd., Lowell, MA. Funeral Directors, Frederick W. Healy and Walter F. Bayliss Jr. View Full Notice → Richard Harris

  • Gardner

    Denise Harris

    Denise A. (Bourque) Harris, 63, of 199 Main Street, Gardner, died Sunday, November 23, 2014 in Heywood Hospital, Gardner, following a long illness. Denise was born in Gardner on September 28, 1951, the daughter of Leo and Claire (Beauregard) Bourque. She graduated from Gardner High School with the Class of 1969. Prior to becoming disabled, Denise was employed by Garlock Printing of Gardner as a pressman. She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner. Denise was a former member of the Royal Cadets. Denise’s favorite things were reading and spending time with her family, especially her granddaughter Emma. Besides her mother, Claire Bourque of…

  • Arlington

    Leonard Galitz 11/25/2014 Arlington, MA

    GALITZ, Leonard, 76, of Arlington, formerly of Chelsea died November 25th at the Mt. Auburn Hospital. Son of the late Morris & Rachel (Warsofsky) Galitz, dear brother of Daniel Galitz of AZ, Rosalyn Cassel of Chelsea & Roberta Hanlon of Holden & many nieces & nephews. Raised & educated in Chelsea, attended Northeastern University, a veteran of the United States Army & former employee with the Department of Social Security. His Funeral service will be from the Torf Funeral Chapel 151 Washington Ave., Chelsea, Sunday Nov. 30th, at 11:00 A.M followed by burial in the Hebrew Volin Cemetery, 776 Baker St. W. Roxbury. In lieu of flowers contributions may be…