• Methuen

    Barbara (Palys) Shanteler 11/28/2014 Salem, NH / Methuen, MA

    Barbara (Palys) Shanteler age 72 of Bedford, NH, died Friday at Bedford Nursing & Rehab. She was born in Methuen, MA, where she grew up and was educated. She was a long time Salem, NH resident. Barbara was a homemaker. She volunteered many years ago at Mary Queen of Peace Church in Salem. She enjoyed country-western music and she enjoyed musicals. Barbara is survived by her daughter: Karen Shanteler-Fernandez and her husband Ed Fernandez of Salem, NH Son: Christopher and his wife Judith Shanteler of Salem, NH Grandchildren: Tessa and Max Private services will take place in the spring. There are no calling hours. Douglas and Johnson Funeral Home, 214…

  • Natick

    John A. Adams 12/1/2014 Natick, MA / Framingham, MA / Wellesley, MA

    John A. Adams of Natick passed away on Monday, December 1, 2014 at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital of Boston. He was seventy-eight years old. Born in Boston on July 28, 1936, he was the son of the late Burtley and Mildred (O’Brien) Adams. Raised in Jamaica Plain, he was a 1954 graduate of Roslindale High School. John received his Batcher’s Degree from Boston College in accounting and his Master’s from Bentley. After his schooling at Boston College, John enlisted in the United States Navy and served our country proudly aboard the USS Brownson. He worked for thirty years as a self-employed certified public accountant in the town of Natick…

  • Lee

    Pamela Stevens

    Pamela Jayne Stevens, 54, of Lee, MA, died Thursday, November 27, 2014 at Berkshire Medical Center following a courageous battle with various medical issues. Born on October 7, 1960 in Bristol, CT, she was the daughter of Michael and Patricia Hannon Stevens. Pamela was a graduate of St. Paul High School in Bristol, CT and earned her Associates Degree from Johnson and Wales University in Rhode Island. She held various positions within the food service industry and for the last twenty years, was employed with the Big Y Supermarket as an Assistant Manager. Pamela was a Green Bay Packers fan and particularly enjoyed family gatherings and never missed a holiday…

  • Worcester County

    Judy Barsamian Abbascia 11/30/2014 Worcester, MA

    Gloria “Judy” Barsamian Abbascia 68 Judy Abbascia, a lifelong resident of Worcester died peacefully at home, after a courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer with her husband Joe at her side. Judy’s strong faith in Christ is what guided her through the past six months and also led her home to be at peace with our lord. Judy leaves her husband Joseph Abbascia, a loving daughter Gina Gulino Payne & husband Darryl of Derry New Hampshire, a loving son Joseph Gulino & wife Lynn of Greenville RI. Four treasured grandchildren Olivia, Julia, Jake & Nicholas. Parents Gloria & Robert Maurais of North Berwick, ME Parental Father Mitchell Baroud . Brothers Lawrence…

  • Wellesley

    Richard L. Bresciani 11/29/2014 Wellesley, MA

    RICHARD L. BRESCIANI, Vice President/Emeritus and Team Historian of the Boston Red Sox   Richard “Dick” “Bresh” Bresciani died late Saturday night at Massachusetts General Hospital after a battle with Leukemia.   He was born January 16, 1938 in Hopedale, MA.  Dick is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Joanne M. Albertini Bresciani, and their faithful wheaton terrier, Petal.  Dick was the son of Louis Bresciani and Mary R. Parente Bresciani.  He also leaves behind his uncle Albert Bresciani and his wife Mary, his uncle Karl Bresciani and his wife Beverly, his uncle Frances Parente and his wife Marie, his aunt Lena Doyle and many Bresciani and Parente cousins.   …

  • Waltham

    Jason Currie

    Of Maynard & Waltham, passed away unexpectedly Saturday November 29th, 2014 at the age of 29. Born on November 22, 1985 in Waltham; beloved son of Christine Rose Willinger of Maynard and Thomas Currie of Waltham, Jason lived most of his life in Waltham. Complete obituary to follow. The Brasco & Sons Memorial Chapels in WALTHAM will be assisting the family with arrangements. View Full Notice → Jason Currie

  • Taunton

    Richard A. J. Wilford 11/30/2014 Taunton, MA / Woonsocket, RI

    Mr. Richard A.J. Wilford, of Taunton, died Sunday, November 30 in Morton Hospital following a period of failing health. He was the beloved husband of the late Evelyn (Correia) Wilford and the late Fannie O. (Perry) Wilford. He was born 91 years ago in Taunton, the son of the late Albion J. and Yvonne (Cote) Wilford. He was educated in Taunton and had been a lifelong city resident. Prior to his retirement, Richard had been employed as a moldmaker for Lynn Products of Taunton for over 30 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving with Battery A of the 734th Field Artillery Battalion, and saw…

  • Walpole

    Robert Ware Foster 11/29/2014 Walpole, MA

    Robert Ware Foster, 94, of East Walpole, Massachusetts, died November 29, 2014. He was a life-long resident of East Walpole and graduated from Walpole High School. During World War II, he volunteered to serve in the United States Army and was trained as a combat radio technician. Assigned to the 168th Smoke Generator Company, he took part in the invasions of North Africa, Italy, France and Germany. He was awarded two Purple Hearts for wounds received in combat. For his part in a rescue mission of French soldiers, he was awarded the French Croix de Guerre avec Palme, the French Foreign Legion’s highest honor, and later for the same mission,…

  • LEICESTER

    Leah Brunnett 11/30/2014 Leicester, MA

    LEICESTER: Leah A. (Perron) Brunnett 82, of 1075 Main St., died Sunday, Nov. 30 in The Meadows of Leicester. She was the wife of Earl R. Brunnett, Sr. who died in 1981. She leaves two sons; Earl R. “Butch” Brunnett, Jr. and his wife Maryanne of North Grosvenordale, CT and Timothy J. Brunnett and his wife Kamala of Thompson, CT, four brothers; Henry Perron of Leicester, Paul Perron of Spencer, Joseph Perron of Rutland and Robert Perron of Leicester, two sisters; Pauline Choquette of Brookfield and Dollie Choquette of Spencer, four grandchildren: Earl S. “Butchy”, Timothy J. Jr., Kevin E. & Nicholas J. Brunnett, four great-grandchildren: Noah, Carson, Amelia &…

  • Malden

    Gloria (DeBerardinis) Martone 12/1/2014 Malden, MA / Melrose, MA / Stoneham, MA

    Gloria (DeBerardinis) Martone passed away at the Glenridge Nursing Home on December 1, 2014. She was 93 years old. Gloria was a longtime resident of Malden and Stoneham. She worked at the Jordan Marsh Company and the Boston Gas Company. Gloria was a longtime parishioner and choir member at St. Joseph’s Church in Malden and later in life a parishioner at St. Patrick’s Church in Stoneham. Gloria was the devoted wife of the late Anthony Martone Sr. She was the beloved mother of Pat Martone and his wife Judi of Melrose, Anthony Martone Jr. of PA, and the late Gene Louis Martone. Gloria was the cherished grandmother of Mark, Brad,…

  • Hanson

    Joseph Patrick Dolan 11/30/2014 Rockland, MA / Hanson, MA

    Hanson – Joseph Patrick Dolan 53, a resident of Hanson for 10 years, died Sunday November 30 after a period of failing health. Born in Weymouth and raised in Rockland he was the son of the late Bernard and Grace (Murphy) Dolan. Joseph had grown up on Summit Street in Rockland and was a graduate South Shore Vocational Technical High, Class of 1979 majoring in carpentry. He was a Veteran of the United States Marines. He is survived by his brothers and sister Bernard J. Dolan of Brazil, Daniel P. Dolan and his wife Patricia of Taunton, the late James Dolan his wife Donna Dolan of Abington, John Dolan and…

  • Lawrence

    Helen R. (Cronin) Barker 11/29/2014 Salem, NH / Lawrence, MA

    Helen R. (Cronin) Barker age 88 of Salem, NH, died November 29, 2014 at Haverhill Crossing, Haverhill, MA. She was born in Lawrence, MA and was a resident of Salem, NH for several years. She was predeceased by her husband Raymond R. Barker She is survived by her son Steven Barker of Salem, NH 2 Nephews Graveside services will be private for the family at Pine Grove Cemetery, Salem, NH. There are no calling hours. Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH has care of the arrangements. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com View Full Notice → Helen…

  • Foxboro

    Anthony W. George 11/30/2014 Foxboro, MA / Jamaica Plain, MA / Mansfield, MA

    Anthony W. George, 55 Dateline: Foxboro, MA Anthony W. George, age 55, of Foxboro, formerly of Jamaica Plain passed away on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at the VA Medical Center in West Roxbury. Born in Boston, MA on October 6, 1959, he was a loving son of Hilda B. George of Foxboro. He grew up and was educated in Jamaica Plain. For over 20 years, Anthony proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army. For most of his military career he served as a Supply Sergeant and for two tours of duty was stationed in Bosnia and for one tour of duty in Quantanamo Bay, Cuba.…

  • Framingham

    Walter R. “Ray” Frazee 11/30/2014 Natick, MA / Framingham, MA / Wellesley, MA

    Walter R. Frazee “Ray” of Wellesley passed away peacefully on Sunday Morning, November 30, 2014 at his home. He was ninety-three years old. Born on February 3, 1921 in Wilmington, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Gerald and Alice (Graves) Frazee. Mr. Frazee enlisted in the United States Navy and attended music school in Washington, D.C. He was a Musician 2nd Class and a survivor of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. His instruments included the flute, guitar and piccolo and he played with the Navy Dance Band under the direction of Claude Thornhill. A resident of Wellesley since the age of ten, he lived eighty-three years there and…

  • Canton

    John McHugh 11/30/2014 Canton, MA

    McHugh, John J. “Jack” of Canton, originally from Dorchester passed away November 30th at the Norwood Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Boston, he graduated from Dorchester High School class of 1947 and attended both Boston College and Northeastern University. Jack was employed his entire professional career at the Boston Globe, finishing his distinguished career as a loaned executive from the Globe to the United Way. He was a member and past president of the Franklin Typographical Society, a member of the Boston Typo Sports Assn., member and secretary of the Printing and Publishing Council of New England, member of the International Typographical Union at the Boston Post…

  • Brockton

    Laurie Ann McCormack 11/26/2014 Brockton, MA / Brockton, MA

    Laurie Ann McCormack (56) died November 26th in Brockton. She was the widow of Glen J. McCormack. Laurie was born in Brockton loving daughter of Walter W. Murphy of Halifax and the late Patricia A. (Roscoe) Murphy. She was a self employed hairdresser by trade. Laurie also enjoyed teaching children and was a lover of animals. She was very active working with the family non-profit organization “The Today Association”. A member of the Community Covenant Church in East Bridgewater. In addition to her father she is survived by 1 son Ross P. McCormack of Halifax, 2 brothers Mark Murphy of California and James Greaver of Arizona, 3 sisters Mary Murphy…

  • Cambridge

    Elizabeth J. Thibodeau

    THIBODEAU, Elizabeth J. (Austin), formerly of Medford, MA and San Jose, CA. Died peacefully on December 1st, 2014. Born and raised in North Cambridge. Beloved wife of the late John H. Thibodeau. Loving mother of John Thibodeau Jr. and his wife Rita of Santa Clara CA, Cheryl Carlino and her husband Ronald of Reading, Gail Wood and her husband Michael of Palm Shores, FL, Stephen Thibodeau and Sharon Hanson of Hillsboro, OR, Gary Thibodeau of San Jose, CA, Wayne Thibodeau of McKinleyville, CA, and the late Mark Thibodeau. Cherished grandmother of fourteen, and great grandmother of eleven. Dear sister of William Austin, and the late Ernest Austin, Muriel Farese, Courtney…

  • Andover

    Ronald R.J. Chabot 11/30/2014 North Andover, MA / Methuen, MA

    Ronald R.J. Chabot, 84 years, of North Andover and formerly of Methuen, passed away peacefully on November 30, 2014 surrounded by his loving family at his late residence. Mr. Chabot was born on September 13, 1930 in Lawrence to the late Joseph and Yvonne Chabot. Ronald was a proud member of the United States Marine Corps who served during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. During his 20 years of faithful active service for his country, Mr. Chabot rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was active in the Marine Corps Rifle and Pistol Team. Ronald was a member of St. Monica’s Parish and Choir, in the Merrimack Valley Townsman…

  • New Bedford

    Aida Maria Tavares 12/1/2014 New Bedford, MA

    New Bedford – Aida Maria Pereira Tavares, age 80 of New Bedford, passed away Monday, December 1, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital, she was the wife of the late Fernando deMedeiros and daughter of the late Maria (dos Santos) and Antonio Pereira. Aida was born in St. Michael, Azores, and has lived in the New Bedford Area since 1989. She was survived by 4 children: Luis Alberto Medeiros, Filomena Pereira Medeiros, Paulo J. Medeiros and Emanuel Medeiros all of New Bedford as well as 11 grandchildren , 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Aida was also predeceased by several siblings. Her Funeral will be on Thursday at 9:30…

  • Salem

    Patricia Ann (Fuller) O’Keefe, 78

    SALEM: Mrs. Patricia Ann (Fuller) O’Keefe, 78, of Salem, beloved wife of the late William O’Keefe, died Friday, November 28, 2014, at Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, surrounded by her family. View Full Notice → Patricia Ann (Fuller) O’Keefe, 78

  • North Andover

    Francis Anthony Gueli

    HAVERHILL, MA: Francis Anthony Gueli, 89, a Haverhill resident for many years, died Saturday evening, November 29, 2014, at Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill. He was the beloved husband of the la View Full Notice → Francis Anthony Gueli

  • Newburyport

    Richard R. Muise, 54

    WEST NEWBURY: Richard R. Muise, 54, of West Newbury, passed away Thursday, November 27, 2014, at Lahey Clinic, after a brief illness. View Full Notice → Richard R. Muise, 54

  • Orleans

    Amy Surrette Greene, well-known Cape Realtor, dies

    Named Realtor of the Year for 1998, 2000 Volunteered extensive time for civic organizations Amy Surrette Greene, a Cape Cod Realtor with ERA Cape Real Estate, died unexpectedly in her home on Bass River on Thursday, Feb. 12. read more View Full Notice → Amy Surrette Greene, well-known Cape Realtor, dies

  • Worcester County

    Theofanis “Theo” Stefanakos 11/28/2014 Worcester, MA

    Theofanis “Theo” Stefanakos, 76, of Worcester, died Friday, November 28th in St. Vincent Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Maria (Manoleas) Stefanakos; his two daughters, Irene and Evangelia Stefanakos both of Worcester; two sisters, Irene Kokolakis and her husband, Vasili, and Voula Filipopoulou all of Athens; and many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his brother, Taki Stefanakos. He was born in Agios Nikolaos, Messinias, Greece the son of George and Maria (Gouneas) Stefanakos. Theo had been employed for many years at Tony’s Pizza in Sutton, retiring last year. He was a member of St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Cathedral, and…

  • Tewksbury

    John M. Pierce 11/29/2014 Tewksbury, MA

    TEWKSBURY: John M. Pierce, 93, died Saturday, November 29, 2014 in the Blair House in Tewksbury. He was the husband of the late Dorothy M. (Smith) Pierce who died in 1978. Born in Somerville on November 12, 1921, he was the son of the late John A. and Helen (Cooper) Pierce. He was a graduate of Somerville High School and resided in Tewksbury for the majority of his life. He worked as a carpenter for many years and belonged to the Massachusetts Local Carpenter’s Union until his retirement. John was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. He was a former member of the South Fitchburg Hunting and Fishing…

  • Watertown

    Marie Angelou 11/29/2014

    Angelou, Marie (Demirdjian) of Watertown, November 29, 2014. Beloved wife of Fred Angelou. Devoted sister of Mike Demirdjian. Loving aunt of Karen, Michael and Sherry. Great aunt of Anthony, Chris and Shannon. Funeral service at the Aram Bedrosian Funeral Home, 558 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown on Wednesday, December 3 at 12 noon. Visiting hours Wednesday from 10 – 11:45 a.m. immediately prior to the funeral service. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Saint James Armenian Church, 465 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472. Interment at Ridgelawn Cemetery, Watertown. View Full Notice → Marie Angelou 11/29/2014

  • Plymouth

    Joseph F O’neil 11/29/2014 Plymouth, MA / Manomet, MA / Cohassett, MA

    O’Neil, Joseph F., age 85, of Plymouth (Manomet) formerly of Hingham, passed away peacefully at Kindred Transitional Care Center Highgate in Dedham on Saturday, November 29. Beloved husband of Ann M. (Dudley) O’Neil of Plymouth. Father of Mary-Ann Englander and the late Michael T. O’Neil. Father-in-law of Mary-Ann’s husband John Englander and of Andrea O’Neil of PA. Loving grandfather of William Englander of Cohasset and Jason O’Neil of PA. Brother of Robert O’Neil of Concord, MA, Elizabeth Neeven of Sandwich, and the late Paul O’Neil and John “Jack” O’Neil. Joe also leaves many nieces and nephews. Joe was born in Boston the son of John J. and Mary (Agnew) O’Neil.…

  • Mattapoisett

    Lawrence P. Cairns 11/29/2014 Mattapoisett, MA

    Lawrence P. Cairns, 88, of Mattapoisett died November 29, 2014 unexpectedly at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was the husband of Frances A. (Leeming) Cairns. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late James F. and Mary (Clark) Cairns, he lived in New Bedford before moving to Mattapoisett in 1983. Mr. Cairns was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church in Mattapoisett. He was formerly employed as a letter carrier with the U.S. Postal Service in New Bedford for 30 years until his retirement. Mr. Cairns served his country during World War II in the U.S. Army and the Merchant Marines. He was the recipient of the Merchant Marine Emblem, Atlantic…

  • Dracut

    Eva Denopoulos

    DRACUT- Eva (Spanos) Denopoulos, 94, died peacefully at the Billerica LifeCare Center on Saturday, November 29, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Harry Denopoulos. Eva was born in Lowell on October 28,1920. She was the beloved daughter of the late Coula and Christos Spanos. After working years in the garment industry, Eva bought a manual typewriter and taught herself how to type in order to take the civil service exam for a job at the IRS. She passed the exam and spent the next 20 years working there until her retirement in 1987. While there, she received nine awards for her continued…

  • Brockton

    Stephen D. (Kool) Lathrop Jr. 11/25/2014 Brockton, MA / Brockton, MA

    Stephen D. (Kool) Lathrop Jr. (44) of Boston died November 25th after injuries sustained in a fall at a construction site. He was born in Stoughton son of Stephen D. and Rose (Rosano) Lathrop Sr. of Youngstown, Ohio. Steve was a home construction worker. He was a member of the Dedham Moose Lodge and a avid Harley Davidson Motorcycle rider. In addition to his parents he is survived by his loving daughter Katelyn M. Whitman of North Carolina, 2 brothers Christopher Lathrop of Hanover and Keith Lathrop of Virginia also his grandson Shane Whitman. Funeral Services in the Home of Funerarias Multi Culturel Sunday November 30th at 7 pm with…

  • Chelsea

    Elaine Comeau 11/27/2014 Chelsea, MA

    COMEAU- Of Chelsea, November 27th, Elaine M. Daughter of the late Joseph P. and Mary H. (McComiskey) Comeau. Devoted companion of Tammy M. Rampey of Chelsea. Beloved sister Cheryl McDonough of Chelsea, Lillian Baker of Malden and the late Pauline Comier, Joseph Comeau, Philip Comeau and David Comeau. Lovingly survived by her nieces and nephews, Jaime Lubanski of Everett, Michael Lewis of Chelsea, Christopher Mercer and John Mercer both of New Hampshire, Joshua Baker of Chelsea, Patrick Baker of Malden, Maryanne Smith, Michelle Comeau and Robert Comeau all of Canada, Haley Comeau of Saugus and Allyson Comeau of Lynn. At her request, funeral services are private. Expressions of sympathy in…

  • Beverly

    William Naylor

    William Naylor 79, beloved husband of Alice (Anderson) Naylor, died Thursday, November 27, 2014 at the Beverly Hospital. Born and raised in Beverly, he was the son of the late Felix and Annie (Craib) Naylor. He received his education in the Beverly school system and graduated from Beverly High School. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country during the Korean Conflict as a member of the United States Army. Mr. Naylor was retired from the Sheet Metal Workers’ Union, Local #17. A lifelong resident of Beverly, he was a member of the Union Club and the Herman A. Spear Post in Beverly. In addition to his wife with whom…