• New Bedford

    Philip G. David 12/2/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Philip G. David, of New Bedford died December 2, 2014 peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Shirley R. (Rossie) David. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late George G. and Rose (Joseph) David, he lived in New Bedford all of his life. Mr. David was a devoted Catholic who was an active member and communicant of Our Lady of Purgatory Church. He was formerly employed at comptroller at Otis Air Force Base for many years before opening the Philip G. David Insurance Agency in 1981 which he operated with his son. He was also active in the Bristol…

  • Worcester County

    Beth M. DiLiddo 12/3/2014 Worcester, MA

    Beth M. (Reardon) DiLiddo, R.N., B.S.N., MPH84, of Worcester, passed away Wednesday, December 3rd in her home. Her husband, John W. DiLiddo, died in 2004. She leaves three sons, John V. DiLiddo of Arundel, ME, Michael J. DiLiddo and his wife Marianne DiLiddo of Webster, and William A. DiLiddo of North Grosvenordale, CT; a daughter, Ann Marie Leger and her husband Joseph of Leicester; a brother, William Reardon and his wife Phyllis of Eastham; two granddaughters, Victoria and Deidre DiLiddo, both of Webster; cousins, Richard and Debbie McMenemy of Paxton and Carole Hannon of Auburn. She was predeceased by her brother, John L. Reardon. She was born in Worcester, the…

  • Wellesley

    Alice A. (Montali) Maccini 12/1/2014 Wellesley, MA

    MACCINI, Alice A. (Montali) Of Wellesley, December 1st. Beloved wife of Victor H. Maccini. Loving mother of Mary Alice Bjerre and her husband Donald of Mattapoisett, Richard J. Maccini and his wife Dianne of Gastonia, NC, Michael A. Maccini of Brooklyn, NY, and the late Victoria and Bruce Maccini. Grandmother of Erik, Krista, Victoria, Ricarda, Vincent, and Bruce. Great grandmother of Claire and James Bjerre and Emma Maccini. Sister of Anne Pini of Westboro and the late Paul M. and Vincent Montali. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Alice was a retired employee of Wellesley College. Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 477 Washington St.…

  • Tewksbury

    Sheila Regina (Sullivan) Patenaude 12/2/2014 Tewksbury, MA

    Sheila Regina (Sullivan) Patenaude 86, Of Wilmington formerly of Rye NH and Tewksbury passed away Dec. 2, 2014 at the Sawtelle Hospice House in Reading. Beloved wife of the late Henry M. “Mike” Patenaude. Loving and devoted mother of Regina L. Whitnall of Tewksbury, Edward G. Patenaude & his wife Anne of Rye NH, Thomas M. Patenaude & his wife Lianne of No. Andover, Theresa M. Riel of Rowley, Janice A. Stanton & her husband Richard of Belmont, David M. Patenaude & his wife Cheryl of Hudson NH and Michael P. Patenaude & his wife Robin of Dover NH. Daughter of the late John D. & Mary Sullivan. Sister of…

  • Watertown

    Fotini Gerasimidis

    Fotini (Michaelidis) Gerasimidis of Dedham, Mass., passed away on Dec. 2, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Ilias Gerasimidis. Devoted mother of Zoe Tsardinakis and her husband Antonios, Theodoros Gerasimidis and his wife Klonara, Maria Spyridopoulos and her husband Savvas and Dimitiros Gerasimidis and his wife Dina. Sister of Nicholas Michaelidis, Georgia Kapanidis, Athanasia Fotopoulos and Eleni Papadopoulos and her husband Christos. Also survived by 12 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral from the Folsom Funeral Home, 63 Belgrade Ave., Roslindale, MA on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 at 10am followed by Services in St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church, 39 Belgrade Ave., Roslindale, MA at…

  • Rockport

    William R. “Bob” Sweet 11/29/2014 Rockport, MA

    ROCKPORT – William R. “Bob” Sweet, 64, died Saturday, November 29, 2014, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers. He was the husband of Natalie F. (Prince) Sweet. Born in Gloucester on May 22, 1950, he was the son of Dorothy E. (Waddleton) Sweet of Gloucester and the late Elwood F. Sweet, Sr. He was a graduate of the Gloucester High School class of 1969, where he was named class clown. A U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he enlisted in 1969 and served two tours of duty and was honorably discharged in November of 1970. He was a proud member of the 1st Calvary and the recipient of…

  • Mattapoisett

    Shirley A. Dufton 11/25/2014 Mattapoisett, MA

    Shirley A. (Spencer) Dufton, 78, of Easrt Falmouth died November 25, 2014 Shirley A. (Spencer) Dufton She was the wife of the late Charles R. Dufton. Born in Boston, the daughter of the late John A.R. and Dorothy E. (Helliwell) Spencer, she lived in Brookline, Wellesley and Falmouth for many years. She was a 50 year member of Electa Chapter Eastern Star and formerly served as worthy matron. Survivors include 2 sons, Robert Dufton and his wife Rosemary of Natick and Philip Dufton and his wife Elizabeth of Reading; a daughter, Sheryl Dufton and her companion Marc Normandin of Mattapoisett; a brother, John Spencer of Riverside, CA; a sister, Betsy…

  • Lawrence

    John Thomas Bourgeois 11/22/2014

    John Thomas Bourgeois, 54, a resident of Methuen, MA, passed away on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Boston Medical Center. Born in Methuen, John was educated in the Methuen Schools and was a graduate of Methuen High School. He had formerly worked as a Production Planner for G.C.A. Electronics in Andover, MA. John enjoyed fishing and boating and was an avid Boston sports fan. The son of the late Robert C. and Marilyn J. (Battle) Bourgeois, members of John’s family include a sister Lynne Burns of Mars Hill, North Carolina, a brother James Bourgeois of Lawrence, MA, and several nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the…

  • Kingston

    Anita (Stegmaier) Carey 11/29/2014 Kingston, MA

    Anita (Stegmaier) Carey, a lifelong resident of Kingston, passed away on Saturday, November 29, 2014, at the age of 93. Anita was the daughter of the late Carl & Charlotte (Perkins) Stegmaier both of Kingston and the beloved wife of the late William F. Carey of Kingston. Anita is survived by her four children; F. William Carey and his wife Janis of Venice, FL, Peter C. Carey and his wife Rachelle of Punta Gorda, FL, Elizabeth P. Liscombe and her husband George of Halifax and Catherine R. McCarthy of Kingston. She was also the beloved Grandmother of Jason Carey, Jennifer Caizzi, Wendy Doncaster, Beth Silverman, Edmund King III, Jacob McCarthy,…

  • Danvers

    Barbara L. (Hames) Tufts 11/26/2014 Beverly, MA / Salem, MA / Danvers, MA / West Point, NY

    BEVERLY – Barbara L. (Hames) Tufts, 94, of Beverly died peacefully at Genesis Twin Oaks Center in Danvers on Wednesday November 26th 2014. Barbara was born in Salem to the late Harry and Grace Hames and she was the loving wife to the late Robert B. Tufts for 60 years. Barbara had two sisters Virgina Arnold of Marblehead and Dorathy Puerea of Peabody. She was the beloved mother of 8 children; Stephen and wife Diane Tufts of Calabash, NC, Robert and wife Joan Tufts of Sarasota, FL, Elizabeth Tufts of Alpharetta, GA, Paula and Michael Youngman of St. Johnsbury, VT, son in law Alan Beveridge husband of the late Christine…

  • Fall River

    Hilda (Furtado) Mello 12/2/2014 Fall River, MA

    Hilda (Furtado) Mello, age 91 of Fall River passed away December 2, 2014. She was the widow of Everett Mello and daughter of the late Manuel and Francis (Oliveira) Furtado. She graduated from B.M.C. Durfee High School and Herricks Business Institute, retired as a bookkeeper at the former North End Dairy and was a parishioner of St. Michael Church. Hilda was the mother of Lisa Dugal (husband Raymond) of Tiverton and Nancy Southworth (husband Roger) of Somerset; sister of the late Hortense Souza, Laura Massey and Lena Suspiro, Charles and Frank Furtado; grandmother of Eric Southworth, Kimberly Salois, Matthew, Evan and Sarah Dugal; great grandmother of Andrew and Jacob Salois.…

  • Auburn

    Stephen Bukowiecki

    Shrewsbury-Stephen Bukowiecki, of Shrewsbury, died Friday in Worcester Rehabilitation Healthcare Center after a period of declining health. He was 97. His wife of 60 years, Genevieve A. (Pulaski) Bukowiecki, died in 2009. He is survived by his son Robert Bukowiecki and his daughter-in-law Dr. Elaine (Shaw) Bukowiecki of Shrewsbury and several nieces and nephews. Stephen is predeceased by his brothers: Benjamin and John Bukowiecki, and sisters: Stachia Samko, Victoria Patsky, Alice Richard, and Mary Cusson. Stephen was born in Worcester. He was the son of the late Stanislaw and Antonina (Kotwascz) Bukowiecki and was raised in part by his late step-father Bronislaw Snopka. He was educated in the Worcester Schools,…

  • Beverly

    Robert Butman

    Robert J. “Red” Butman 89, beloved husband of Carmella (Stelline) Butman, died Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Beverly, he was the son of the late Roland and Lucy (Lambert) Butman. A highly decorated and honorably discharged veteran, he served his country during World War II as a member of the United States Army. He was the recipient of two Purple Heart Medals, one of which was awarded for his bravery on October 24, 1944 in Northern Italy and the Bronze Star. A German shell hit the structure and exploded where sixteen U.S. soldiers from the Red Bull 34th Division…

  • Arlington

    Marsha E. Lavallee

    LAVALLEE, Marsha E. (Milliken), of North Cambridge and Somerville, passed suddenly at the age of 64 on November 28, 2014. Beloved mother Jennifer Lavallee of Chelsea and Bruce Lavallee and his wife Michele of Billerica. Cherished and proud Mema of Timothy, Owen, Dillon, Abigail, Stella, Ava, and Nolan. Predeceased by five dear brothers and sisters. Loving aunt to many nieces and nephews. Visiting Hours will be held on Friday from 3-7pm in the Keefe Funeral Home, 2175 Mass Ave., NORTH CAMBRIDGE, MA. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be Private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Marsha’s memory may be made to Toys for Tots, Gift Processing Administrator, 18251…