• Methuen

    Shawn M. “Skippy” Pomerleau 11/29/2014 Salem, NH / Methuen, MA

    Shawn M. “Skippy” Pomerleau age 39 of Salem, NH, died Saturday at his home of natural causes. Shawn was born in Methuen, MA, where he grew up and attended schools. He graduated from Methuen High School in 1994, where he was a star goalie for the hockey team. Shawn worked for Romano’s Pizza in Salem, NH for 20 years. He loved playing hockey and was an avid hockey fan and Boston Bruins fan. He also loved animals, especially his dog and bird. He was predeceased by his mother Pauline (Lovette) Pomerleau. He is survived by his Wife: Amy (Kimball) Pomerleau of Salem, NH Father: Harvey Pomerleau of Derry, NH Paternal…

  • Natick

    Robert Fulton 11/28/2014 natick, MA

    Robert Fulton, 97, of Natick, died Friday November 28, 2014. Born in Somerville, he was the son of the late Agnes C. (Sullivan) and David H. Fulton. He graduated from Boston College High School in 1935, New Preparatory School in 1936, and Harvard College in 1940. He was a member of the Harvard Varsity Club (baseball 1938, 1939, 1940). Between 1941-1945, he served as a U.S. Army Officer in various positions with 221st Field Artillery Battalion of the Americal Division, including as commander of a battery of 155mm howitzers. Among other decorations, he was awarded the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal with bronze service stars for service at Guadalcanal, Bougainville, and…

  • Wellesley Hills,  West Newton

    Elena Taylor

    Taylor, Elena Lea (Magoni) of West Newton, Auburndale and Westborough, at the age of 99 years died peacefully in her home at the Scandinavian Living Center in West Newton on Wednesday November 26, 2014. Previously of Auburndale and Westborough, Elena was devoted to her family, who provided her with love and comfort until she passed away. Beloved wife of the late G. Flint Taylor. Devoted and loving mother of Laurinda and her husband Clyde Crumpacker of Annisquam; Flint and his wife Patricia Handlin of Chicago and Wallace and his wife Janice Reagan of Newburyport; loving grandmother of Stephen Crumpacker and his wife Corrie of Dolores, Colorado, Flint Crumpacker and his…

  • Acton

    James B. Lynch

    James Lynch was part of what journalist Tom Brokaw described as America’s greatest generation. He was born just before the Great Depression, August 5,1926 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre Pennsylvania where he was raised by his parents James and Mary (nee Richards) along with his younger brother Clarence and sister Mary. At the convergence of three railroads (Lehigh Valley, Erie and Delaware-Lackawanna) and two rivers (Susquehanna and Chemung) Sayre was a vibrant, thriving community in which to grow up. James graduated from Sayre High School where he excelled in Mathematics and Science. He finished Boot Camp at Sampson Naval Training Center on Seneca Lake in October 1944, he…

  • Webster

    Nellie (Plotczyk) Galonek 11/28/2014 Webster, MA

    WEBSTER – Nellie (Plotczyk) Galonek, 94, died Friday, November 28, 2014 in Beaumont Rehab & Skilled Nursing Center, Worcester, with her family at her side. Her husband of 53 years, Chester S. Galonek, died in 2000. She leaves a son, John C. Galonek and his wife Donna of Charlton; a daughter, Linda A. Roy and her husband Francis “Skip” Roy of Ayer; 5 grandchildren, Heidi Galonek Feldser and her husband David of Bryn Mawr, PA. John J. Galonek and his wife Lynne of Farmington Hills, MI, Megan M. Haughton and her husband David of Somerville, Christopher R. Roy and his wife Jessie of Harvard, and Timothy E. Roy of Allston;…

  • Worcester County

    John F. O’Connor 11/25/2014 Worcester, MA

    John Francis O’Connor, lifelong resident of Worcester MA passed away peacefully on Tuesday November 25, 2014 at Memorial Hospital after a short illness. He leaves his “petite chou” and love of his life Dolores H. (Beaudin) O’Connor to whom he was married for 55 years, his brother in law Urbain N. Beaudin, sister in law Dora T. Beaudin, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two wonderful sons Denis and Neil, his sister Mary Harmon and a brother, Gerald O’Connor, as well as his parents, Denis and Bridget (Murphy) O’Connor who had immigrated to the USA from Ireland. An active member of Blessed Sacrament Parish, John graduated from…

  • Waltham

    Maria Caci

    Of Waltham passed away peacefully, Early Thursday morning, November 27, 2014 at the Newton-Wellesley Hospital.  She was 91. Born and raised in Aragona, Sicily to the late Luigi and Caterina (Morreale) Cannistraro, she was the youngest and the last remaining of 7 children. She moved to Waltham with her husband and eight of her nine children in 1966. Nothing meant more to Maria than her family.  She will be remembered as a caring and devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was the beloved wife of the late Giuseppe Caci. She is survived by her loving children Angelo Caci and his wife Teresa of Waltham, Luigi Caci and his wife Diane…

  • Taunton

    Dorothea Mulhern 11/27/2014 Taunton, MA

    On November 27th Dorothea E. Mulhern, age 93, passed away peacefully at Epoch Senior Healthcare of Norton. Mrs. Mulhern was the beloved wife of the late R. Paul Mulhern and devoted mother to David Mulhern, mother in law to Ellen Mulhern, and loving grandmother to Kelly and Paige Mulhern of Wrentham. She was the daughter of the late Daniel and Dorothy Stanton and sister of the late Msgr. Robert L. Stanton, all natives of Taunton. She is also survived by a number of devoted nieces and nephews. A graduate of Taunton High School and Emmanuel College, Mrs. Mulhern was a lifelong resident of Taunton and was actively involved in many…

  • Reading

    Lorraine M. (Berthiaume) Keyes 11/25/2014 Salem, NH / East Hampstead, NH / North Reading, MA

    Lorraine M. (Berthiaume) Keyes, 89, of Salem, NH died Tuesday, Nov. 25th at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Boston, MA. Lorraine was born and educated in Lawrence, MA the daughter of the late Mary Ann (Arsenault) and Joseph Berthiaume. She was a homemaker and she loved music and enjoyed singing and playing the accordion and keyboard and was an artist and seamstress. Lorraine enjoyed playing bingo and her yearly trips to Foxwoods with her girlfriends. She was a former member of St. Theresa’s Parish in North Reading, MA. She was predeceased by her husband, Allen M. Keyes, her sons, Gary and Dennis Lewis and her sister Clair Berthiaume-Vaillancourt. Lorraine is survived…

  • Watertown

    Edward Toomasian 11/24/2014

    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…

  • South Weymouth

    Carole A. Gregor 11/28/2014 South Weymouth, MA

    Carole A. (Patch) Gregor, of South Weymouth, age 81, passed away at the Beth Israel Hospital on Friday, November 28, 2014. Carole is survived by her husband of 55 years, Douglas M. Gregor, her sons, Bryan D. Gregor and his wife Brenda of Pembroke and Philip D. Gregor and his wife Sally of Warwick, NY and her brothers, R. David Patch and his wife Connie of Northborough, MA and Paul R. Hatch and his wife Emilia of Lansdowne, VA. She also leaves several nieces, nephews and cousins. Carole was born and was a resided of Quincy until moving to Weymouth in 1961. She graduated from Thayer Academy in 1950 and…

  • Roxbury

    Barbara Dowling 11/25/2014 West RoxBury, MA

    Dowling, Barbara E. of South Boston formerly of West Roxbury, Nov. 25, 2014. Beloved sister of Thomas H. of Attleboro, William F. of Marshfield, Brian F. of West Roxbury, Myles E. of Canton and Constance MacKinnon of Dedham and the late Owen C. and Jane S. Dowling. Soul mate of Bob Duchette of Waterboro, ME. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY Monday Dec. 1, 2014 at 10:30 am followed by a Funeral Mass in St Theresa Church at 11:30. Visiting hours Sunday 4-8 pm. Relatives and friends invited. Interment service St. Michaels Crematory Chapel. Retired…

  • Plympton

    Edward G. Brown 11/27/2014 Plympton, MA

    Edward G. Brown of Plympton, passed away on November 27, 2014. He was 66 years old. Beloved husband of Julie Brown. Loving father to Scott E. Brown of CT and Katie Gendrolius, and her husband William of Attleboro. Son of the late Edward A. and Elly L. Brown. Brother of Barbara Waller, and husband Barry of England, Peter Brown and his wife Pamela of England, and Donald Brown and Wife Susan of England. Cherished grandfather to Cameron Brown, and Aiden Brown, and there mother Heather Brown, and Hadley Brown and her mother Rachele Mitchell, as well as Elly And Eva Gendrolius. Edward is also survived by many nieces and nephews.…

  • Oxford

    Charlene E. (Weston) Brown-Cooney 11/28/2014 Oxford, MA

    Auburn/Charlton Charlene E. (Weston) Brown-Cooney, 83, passed away Friday, November 28, 2014 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester. She leaves 3 daughters; Pamela Brown and her partner Anne Vigeant of Millbury, Elizabeth Vizard of Ocklawha, FLA., and Betty- Jane Gray and her husband William of Webster, 2 sisters; Geraldine Weston of Bangor, ME., and Rosalie Seavey of Milo, ME., a brother; Raymond Weston of Orlando, FLA., several grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Charlene was born in Kingman, Maine a daughter of the late Raymond and Evelyn (West) Weston and lived many years in Charlton, several years in Douglas and the last 4 years at Eddy Pond in Auburn.…

  • Hopkinton

    Marion (Campbell) Hendrickson 11/28/2014 natick, MA / hopkinton, MA

    Marion (Campbell) Hendrickson, age 85, a longtime resident of Natick, died peacefully on Friday, November, 28th. Born in Manistee Michigan, she was the daughter of the late John and Helen (Anderson) Campbell. In 1960 she moved from Michigan to Boston to marry Elliott N. Hendrickson. They were married for 40 years before his passing in 2001. She was valedictorian of her graduating class at Manistee High School. Marion attended Denison University where she earned a B.A. in Chemistry. After graduating she worked at Dow Chemical where she began her career in Application Development. While living in Michigan, she also worked for Chrysler in Detroit. Upon moving to Boston she worked…

  • LEICESTER

    Kathleen (McLaughlin) Bullock 11/25/2014 Leicester, MA / Worcester, MA

    Leicester – Kathleen (McLaughlin) Bullock, 60, of Leicester, died on Tuesday, Nov. 25th after being stricken ill at home. Kathleen was married to Roger H. Bullock, who died in 2013. She is survived by her children, Chelsea and fiancé Michael Walsh of Leicester and Ryan and his wife Melissa (Park) of Boston; a sister, Marianne Chow of Oak Park, CA; two brothers, William McLaughlin of Aptos, CA and Francis McLaughlin of Dighton, MA., as well as the most beloved grandson Brady. Kathy was born in Jamaica Plain, MA daughter of the late William and Patricia (Joynt) McLaughlin. She received a Masters in Social Work and co-founded Putnam Counseling, fulfilling her…

  • Lawrence

    Kenneth E. “Kenny” Webster 11/26/2014

    Kenneth E. “Kenny” Webster, 57, of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, formerly of Salem, NH passed away on Wednesday, November 26th, 2014. He was born on March 4th, 1957 in Methuen, MA. son of the late Warren I. Webster, Jr. and Jacquelyn E. (Goding) Webster. He was educated in the local schools of Salem New Hampshire and was a graduate of Salem High School. He worked as a Heavy Machine Operator for Aggregate Industries for the past 27 years. He was a member of Local #4 Union. According to his family his passion was Nascar and Drag Racing. His family members include his wife Lori A. (Bourque) Webster of Chelmsford, MA His Children:…

  • Kingston

    Robert A. Wade 11/20/2014 Kingston, MA

    Robert A. Wade, 77, of Kingston passed away at Newfield House, Plymouth on November 20, 2014 from complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was the son of Cyril Arthur Wade, and Carolina Peck Wade. He was a lifelong resident of Kingston, graduating from Kingston High School, attending Bridgewater State College, and graduating from Eastern Connecticut University. He served two years in Korea with the Army. Bob held many jobs over the years, beginning at Bert’s Restaurant, the family business, then to Plymouth-Carver High School were he coached and taught English. He retired from teaching at Carver High School. He immediately went to work on the grounds of the Duxbury Yacht Club…

  • Medford

    Giovanni “John” DeSimone 11/26/2014 Somerville, MA / Medford, MA / North Reading, MA

    Giovanni “John” DeSimone, 76 of Somerville, died Wednesday after a long illness in Somerville. Born in Italy, he lived in Somerville for the past 67 years. Giovanni was a Laborer with Local 22 in Boston for many years and retired in 2005. Beloved husband of Domenica (Taranto). Devoted father of Rosemary Clark and her husband Randall of Somerville, Elena O’Leary and her husband Joseph of Medford, Francesca DeCristoforo and her husband Joseph of North Reading, John L. DeSimone and his wife Lisa of Somerville. Loving grandfather of Sara Clark, Matthew O’Leary, Lindsey and Emily DeCristoforo. Cherished son of the late Rosaria (DeSimone) and Francesco DeSimone. Dear brother of Rosina Colucciello,…

  • Natick

    Philip H. Johnson 11/23/2014 natick, MA

    Philip H. Johnson, 70 of Natick died Sunday, November 23, 2014 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He was the beloved husband of Mary M. (Condlin) Johnson. Born in Natick and a lifelong resident he was the son of the late Paul and Vivian (Gould) Johnson. Phil was a graduate of Natick High School, class of 1962, and was a Veteran of the United States Navy. Mr. Johnson was the Transportation Coordinator for the Town of Weston Public Schools for many years. He had a lifelong passion for photography and antique cars. Phil was a talented auto mechanic and meticulously maintained his beautiful 1950 Ford convertible, which he proudly…

  • New Bedford

    Lucy A. Fortes 11/22/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Lucy A. (Ramos) Fortes, 88, of New Bedford died Saturday November 22, 2014 at Our Lady’s Haven after a long illness. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Luis B. and Amelia (Almeida) Ramos, she lived in New Bedford all of her life. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Assumption Church. Mrs. Fortes was formerly a grandmother for PACE/Headstart at the T.A. Greene School. She was a member of the Cape Verdean Women’s Social Club, the Our Lady of the Assumption Seniors, and the St. Martin dePorres Guild. She is survived by her sister, Maria Groebe and her brother, John Ramos, both of New Bedford;…

  • Salem

    John DeIulis, 82

    LYNN: Mr. John DeIulis, age 82, of Lynn, died Thursday at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, surrounded by his loving family. John bravely battled leukemia for many years. He was a survivor o View Full Notice → John DeIulis, 82

  • North Andover

    Daniel J. Cardillo, 73

    METHUEN: Daniel J. Cardillo, 73, of Lawrence, passed away Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at his home after a long, courageous battle with diabetes and cancer. View Full Notice → Daniel J. Cardillo, 73

  • Newburyport

    Arthur L. Hayford, 64

    AMESBURY: Arthur L. Hayford, 64, of Amesbury, formerly of Winchester, passed away on November 25, 2014. Born on July 18, 1950 in Portland, Maine, he was predeceased by his mother, Caroline (Demeritt) View Full Notice → Arthur L. Hayford, 64

  • Orleans

    Michael McCaffrey, family man, educator, blogger, dies

    Editor’s note: Dr. McCaffrey wrote a blog on CapeCodToday.com for several years under the pseudonym The Opinionator where he penned over 250 columns or posts which are archived there. His contributions will be greatly missed.  Our prays are with his family. Superintendent of Dennis Yarmouth Regional School District for 18 years read more View Full Notice → Michael McCaffrey, family man, educator, blogger, dies

  • Barre,  Brookfield,  North Brookfield,  Spencer

    Janet Peloquin

    North Brookfield-Janet E. (Keefe) Peloquin, 80, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, November 27, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Charles A. Peloquin; three sons Mark Peloquin & his wife Mary of Warren, Bruce Peloquin & his wife Kathy of Milford, Charles Peloquin & his wife Catherine of Chester,VA.; three daughters Linda McGinley & her husband Scott, Gail Morrill & her husband Robert, Julie Rudzinski & her husband Jeff all of North Brookfield; 13 grandchildren and recently her first great-grandchild. She also leaves behind five brothers and sisters and was predeceased by two sisters. Janet was born in…

  • Waltham

    Marion Marrella

    Of Franklin, formerly of West Newton passed away peacefully early Thursday morning November 27th, 2014 at the Tippett Home in Needham. A Complete obituary to follow. he Brasco and Sons Memorial of Waltham, 781-893-6260, is assisting the Marrella Family with arrangements. View Full Notice → Marion Marrella

  • Taunton

    Elsie (Semas) Abreau 11/28/2014 Taunton, MA

    TAUNTON – Elsie (Semas) Abreau, wife of the late Joseph Abreau, died at her Taunton home on Nov. 28, 2014. She was 96. Born in Taunton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Souza) Semas. She attended Taunton schools including Taunton High School. Elsie held the position of treasurer for the Abreau Trucking Company for over twenty-five years, retiring in 1980. A communicant of St. Anthony Church, she taught CCD classes and was past president of the St. Anthony Holy Rosary Sodality. She was a recipient of the Margaret M. Lahey Memorial Award and the Marian Medal Award; and was a member of the Professional Women’s Club…

  • Weymouth

    Stephen R. Johnson 11/20/2014 Plymouth, MA / Weymouth, MA

    Stephen Roy Johnson, of Plymouth, age 54, passed away suddenly Thursday, November 20, 2014. Steve was a 1978 graduate of Weymouth Vocational Technical High School, a loyal member of the Plymouth Moose Lodge 2485 and MMOB (Massachusetts Moose on Bikes). He was an independent truck driver with Reliable Truss and National Lumber. Steve enjoyed working, riding motorcycles and camping. He will be remembered for his outgoing personality and opinions, and also for his generous spirit and love for his family and his animals. Steve is survived by his wife, Diana, his mother Dorothy Johnson of Weymouth, his brothers Mark and wife Sarah of Charleston, Illinois, Scott of Fairfax, VA, his…

  • Walpole

    Robert E. Cashen 11/24/2014 Walpole, MA

    Robert E. Cashen, 56, died peacefully on Monday, November 24, 2014, at Seasons Hospice in Phoenixville, PA, with family by his side. Born in Norwood, Massachusetts on April 9, 1958, Robert was a graduate of Pennsbury High School, Fairless Hills, PA, and attended Pennsylvania State University. After surviving a serious car accident his freshman year in college, Robert spent much of his life adjusting to and overcoming challenges. He will be remembered for the blend of his fighting and warm spirit, sense of humor, innate strength and passion for music. He spent the last 27 years living in Chester County, Pennsylvania, supported by Remed residential services through its dedicated staff.…