• MIDDLEBORO

    Scot Anderson 11/25/2014 Middleboro, MA

    In New Bedford of Middleboro, November 25, 2014 Scot Anderson husband of Katheryn (Brunetti) Anderson died at St Luke’s Hospital after a long battle with ALS at the age of 43. Born in Taunton, Scot was the son of the late Frank and Anne (Holiham) Anderson. Scott was a graduate of Taunton High School class of 1989 and was employed in the sales department for Zoots in Boston. He enjoyed watching the Patriots, Red Society and working on Cars. Scot was the father of Joshua Anderson and his fiancée Samantha Correira of Taunton, Nickolas Anderson of Middleboro and Jessie Anderson of Taunton. Grandfather of Lillian Anderson of Taunton. Brother of…

  • Methuen

    Mr. Leslie S. “Les” Bartow 11/29/2014 Andover, MA / Methuen, MA / St. Augustine, FL / North Andover, MA / Lawrence, MA

    Leslie S. “Les” Bartow, 89, passed away peacefully Saturday, November 29, 2014. Born February 17, 1925, he grew up in Montclair, N.J. Les served his country in Western Europe in the Army Artillery during WWII. He returned to earn his B.A. in Recreational Studies from Springfield College. He, Mary, his beloved wife of 55 years, and three young children established their home in Andover, MA in 1960. In addition to other positions held, Les was Director of Recreation in Andover from 1960-72. He championed construction of the Andover Recreation Center, made improvements in facility and program at Pomps Pond, and pioneered extensive recreational opportunities for the citizens of Andover. Les…

  • Natick

    Mary R. Leavitt 12/5/2014 natick, MA

    Mary R. Leavitt 80, retired Natick High School teacher and coach, died Friday December 5, 2014 at the Metro West Medical Center in Natick. She was the beloved daughter of the late Howard and Ruth (Hannon) Leavitt. Funeral arrangements under the direction of the John Everett and Sons Funeral Home 4 Park Street, at Natick Common are incomplete at this time. View Full Notice → Mary R. Leavitt 12/5/2014 natick, MA

  • Belmont,  Waltham

    Joseph Barrile

    Of Waltham, passed away unexpectedly Monday December 1st, 2104 in Newton – Wellesley Hospital at the age of 61. Born on May 28, 1953 in Waltham; Joe was a lifelong resident of Waltham. Joe was employed at Acton Metal for many years, was a Tow Truck Driver for various companies in Waltham and for the past several years has been working for Global Thrift. Relatives & Friends are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Service in of Joseph’s Life in the Mary Catherine Chapel of Brasco & Sons Memorial, 773 Moody Street, WALTHAM on Wednesday morning December 10th at 11:00 a.m. View Full Notice → Joseph Barrile

  • Worcester County

    Debra A. (Blanchette) Nugent, 57 12/5/2014 Worcester, MA

    Debra A. (Blanchette) Nugent passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 5th. She leaves 2 sons – Daniel Nugent and his wife Chesa Conrad, and Mark Nugent; a daughter Caitlin Nugent; her father Leo Blanchette; a sister Lisa Ballam and a nephew Steven Lessard. She was pre-deceased by a sister Judy Lessard. Debbie was born in NH, daughter of Leo and the late Corinne Blanchette. She graduated from Gorham HS in NH and Becker Jr. College in Worcester. She worked as a medical billing assistant for Compassionate Care Hospice. She enjoyed going to the beach and spending time with family. Calling hours will be held on Tues. Dec. 9 from…

  • Wellesley

    Lawrence J. “Larry” Branagan 12/5/2014 Natick, MA / Wellesley, MA / Sherborn, MA / Framingham, MA

    Lawrence J. “Larry” Branagan of Natick died on Friday, December 5, 2014, at the Leonard Morse Hospital at the age of seventy-eight. Born in Natick on August 4, 1936, he was the son of the late Vincent and Catherine (McCarthy) Branagan. A 1954 graduate of Natick High School, he continued his education at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and Assumption College, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree respectively, and then worked as an art and humanities teacher in the Natick middle and high schools for thirty-four years. In retirement, he was involved in many community activities, including volunteering at the Natick Historical Society in South Natick’s…

  • Raynham

    Craig R. Guillemette 12/3/2014 Taunton, MA / Raynham, MA

    Mr. Craig R. Guillemette, formerly of Taunton, died unexpectedly Wednesday, December 3 in the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. He was born 46 years ago in Taunton, the son of the late Francis R. “Butch” and Julia J. (Berthier) Guillemette. He was educated in Taunton and had been a city resident for most of his life. Craig was formerly employed as a house painter. He enjoyed playing softball and was a communicant of the former Immaculate Conception Church in Taunton. He leaves: 4 brothers: Richard R. Guillemette of Taunton, Francis “Butch” Guillemette of Raynham, Joseph E. “JoJo’ Guillemette and his companion Ruby of Taunton, and John S. Guillemette and his wife,…

  • Watertown

    Amelia Banos

    Banos-Amelia (Fillios) passed away on December 5, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Petros Banos. Mother of Theon Banos Cross, the late Christos P. Banos and the late Gloria Banos Bates. Grandmother of Sarah Daly, Meredith Daly, Peter Banos and Fenn Cross. Great grandmother of Megan Daly, Christopher Daly, Jennifer & Michael Daly, Sammy Daly and Ashley Lessard. Great great grandmother of 2. She was predeceased by her parents, 6 siblings, spouse and children. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Funeral from the Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 14 Magazine Street Cambridge, MA on Tuesday December 9th at 9 am followed by a funeral services…

  • Shrewsbury

    Joseph E. Soly 12/4/2014 Worcester, MA / Shrewsbury, MA

    Shrewsbury – Joseph E. Soly, 86, of Shrewsbury, passed away on December 4th after a courageous battle with cancer. He will join his loving wife, Patricia R. Soly, who predeceased him on October 7, 2014. Mr. Soly is survived by four daughters, Theresa O’Donoghue and her husband Brendan, of Leicester, Jeannine Beahn and her husband Tom, of Shrewsbury, Debra Williams and her husband John, of Battle Creek, MI and Yvonne Seroter of Worcester; one son, Brad Trueax and his wife Kathy, of Worcester; five sisters, Patricia Levia of Florida, Kristine Soly of Crossville, TN, Rosemarie McDonald and her husband Hoss, of Silver City, NM, Frances Philley and her husband Robert…

  • Roxbury

    Mary E. (Donohoe) Sheehan 12/5/2014 West Roxbury, MA

    Sheehan, Mary E. (Donohoe) of West Roxbury formerly of Cooleague Ireland Dec. 5th, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Andrew C. Sheehan. Loving mother of the late ‘Baby’ Sheehan. Devoted sister of Paul and his wife Philomena Donohoe of Canton and the late Eugene Donohoe and Kate Bannon. Also survived by several loving nieces, nephews and cousins in both the United States and Ireland. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre Street WEST ROXBURY on Wednesday Dec. 10th at 9:00 followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Theresa Church at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4pm – 8pm. Interment Mt. Benedict Cemetery. View…

  • Plymouth

    A. Charles Caranci 11/28/2014 Plymouth, MA

    A. Charles Caranci, Jr, 80, a lifelong resident of Plymouth, passed away on November 28, 2014, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Charlie is a graduate of Weymouth Trade School, and served in the US Navy as a Sea Bee. Following his discharge from the Navy he began his career in land developing. Charlie is a well known local businessman and land developer, and was always happiest when he was in the middle of a construction project. Some of his most proud accomplishments included starting, and overseeing Pinehurst Village as well as Squirrel Run Country Club, both in Plymouth. He will be dearly missed by many. Charlie leaves his…

  • Spencer

    Shirley S. (Cormey) Dragon 12/5/2014 Spencer, MA

    SPENCER: Shirley S. (Cormey) Dragon 91, formerly of Howe Village, died Friday, Dec. 5th. at Overlook Masonic Home in Charlton. She was the wife of Willard F. “Bill” Dragon who died in 2001. She leaves her daughter Susanne J. Rainville and her husband Paul of Woodbridge, Va., two brothers; Wesley Cormey of Tom’s River, N.J., and Wayne Cormey of Sea Gert, N.J., two sisters Thelma Travers and Marilyn McGuirk both of Charlton, two grandchildren; Eric Rainville and his wife Gloria and Melanie Thurston and her husband Kevin, two great grandchildren; Courtney and Ryleigh Thurston, many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by a daughter Shelley A. Head in 2006 and…

  • Mattapoisett

    Roger E. Kelley 12/5/2014 Mattapoisett, MA

    Roger E. Kelley, 93, of Mattapoisett died December 5, 2014 at home. He was the husband of Bertha S. (Salvucci) Kelley. Born in St. Francis, ME, the son of the late Charles and Stella (Sirois) Kelley, he lived in Weston, MA before moving to Mattapoisett in 1962. He attended the University of Maine and graduated from Boston University. He was formerly employed as an industrial engineer at several locations with General Motors. In 1962, he relocated to Mattapoisett where he held engineering and managerial positions with the Acushnet Company, Atlas Tack and PCI Group. In 1976, he formed Management Engineering Consultants (MEC) which specialized in industrial growth problem solutions by…

  • Lawrence

    Gertrude H. (Benewicz) Paradis 12/5/2014

    Gertrude H. (Benewicz) Paradis, 100, a resident of North Andover, MA, passed away on Friday, December 5, 2014 at the Lawrence General Hospital with her family by her side. Born in Lawrence, Gertrude was educated in the Lawrence schools and was a graduate of Lawrence High School. She had at first worked in the area Textile Mills and then went on to work for W.T. Grants for more than 20 years. Gertrude enjoyed her home and her family. She was honored by the North Andover Board of Selectmen on July 4 of this year for turning 100 years old. Gertrude was the wife of the late Raymond Paradis to whom…

  • Kingston

    John R. Martin 11/29/2014 Kingston, MA

    John Robertson Martin spirit was set free on November 29th at his home in Kingston. Jack was 80 years old. Jack was born in St. Louis to James Franklin and Sadie (Robertson) Martin in 1934, and raised in N. Hollywood, CA. He loved sports cars, especially his Singer, and in his youth he competed on racetracks around Southern California. Jack attended Hollywood High school and graduated from Massasoit Community College. He worked for many years as a tax auditor for the commonwealth of MA. He loved the ocean and enjoyed sailing the local waters. Jack had also been active in local youth hockey and baseball. He is survived by his…

  • Fall River

    João T. Medeiros 12/3/2014 Fall River, MA

    João T. Medeiros, age 79 passed away December 3, 2014. Born in San Antonio, Capelas, São Miguel, Açores, he was the husband of Isaura (Chaves) Medeiros and son of the late José Tavares Medeiros and Maria do Carmo (Frias) Medeiros. He was a retired machine operator at the Foxboro Co. and an active member of Espirito Santo Parish. João was an avid gardener and landscaper who enjoyed sharing his time with the elderly as well as his grandchildren. He was the father of Dr. Michael Medeiros (wife Claudia) of Acushnet, Anna “Annie” Medeiros-Botelho (husband John) of Fall River and Christopher Medeiros (wife Kristina) of Yardley, PA; brother of Eduarda Reis…

  • Dedham

    Gail F. (LaBollita) Green 12/4/2014 Dedham, MA

    GREEN, Gail F. (LaBollita) Of Norwood formerly of Dedham and South Boston, December 4. Beloved wife of Joseph T. Green for 27 years. Loving mother of Lynne M. Hyman of Norwood, Cheri A. Maher and her husband Brian of Norwood, Sharon F. Brocklesby and her husband Scott of Plymouth. Also survived by seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Sister of George LaBollita of GA, Dennis LaBollita of Rockland, Joan Rydberg of FL and the late Antonio and Robert LaBollita. Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons, Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home, 456 High St., DEDHAM, Tuesday at 8 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Dedham, at 9 a.m. Relatives and friends…

  • Beverly

    Kevin Van Lenten

    The heartbroken family of Kevin Daniel Van Lenten lost an incredible son, brother, grandson, cousin, and friend on Sunday, November 30, 2014. Kevin was born on January 2, 1990 at Beverly Hospital. He attended St. Anselm College in Manchester, NH. His concentrations were Business and History. Kevin has been employed for four years at Johnson Paint in Woburn, MA in sales. He always wanted to follow in the footsteps of his dad, his best friend, whom he called ‘Dad Man’ and work for Benjamin Moore and Co. The name Kevin Van Lenten, lovingly known as KVL is synonymous with sports. His passion for playing them began as early as TAA…

  • Springfield

    Luis Rodriguez

    Springfield- Luis D. Rodriguez, 38, passed away on Dec. 2. Luis was born in Spfld., MA on Oct. 20 to Demetrio and Juana M. (Santiago) Rodriguez. He graduated from Central High School in 1994. He grew up wanting to be just like his dad. Seventeen years ago he proudly became a fire fighter, and history was made as he and his father were the first minority father/son team in the city. He was completely devoted to his career and family. He leaves behind his parents, 2 beautiful daughters, Quiana and Nyla Rodriguez, both from Spfld., his sister, Johanna Rodriguez Perez; 2 nephews, Jalen Cotto and Xavier Torres; 5 aunts, 2…

  • Boston

    Phyllis (Kasabuski) Censullo 12/4/2014 West Roxbury, MA / Boston, MA

    Phyllis (Kasabuski) Censullo of West Roxbury, passed away December 4, 2014. She was 88 years old. Phyllis was an avid reader. She wasted nothing and taught this principle to her children. In years past, she enjoyed growing a victory garden and was particularly successful with strawberries. She was always very proud of her continued education courses taken at Harvard University. Phyllis was the dear and devoted wife of the late Vincent J. Censullo. Loving mother of Richard P. Censullo and his wife Charlotte Borst of CA, Carol C. Girouard and her husband Doyle of TX and the late Martin P. Censullo. Dear grandmother of Stefan Borst-Censullo and his wife Molly…

  • Andover

    Gertrude H. (Benewicz) Paradis 12/5/2014 North Andover, MA / Lawrence, MA

    Gertrude H. (Benewicz) Paradis, 100, a resident of North Andover, MA, passed away on Friday, December 5, 2014 at the Lawrence General Hospital with her family by her side. Born in Lawrence, Gertrude was educated in the Lawrence schools and was a graduate of Lawrence High School. She had at first worked in the area Textile Mills and then went on to work for W.T. Grants for more than 20 years. Gertrude enjoyed her home and her family. She was honored by the North Andover Board of Selectmen on July 4 of this year for turning 100 years old. Gertrude was the wife of the late Raymond Paradis to whom…

  • Boston

    Charles J. Anastasia 12/5/2014 West Roxbury, MA / Boston, MA / Canton, MA / Roslindale, MA

    Charles J. Anastasia,of West Roxbury, passed away December 5, 2014 at age 94. Charles was the beloved husband of Josephine (Ioannilli) for 69 years. Devoted father of Janet Mason and her husband Donald of NY and Kathryn Anastasia of West Roxbury. Loving grandfather of Joseph Mason and his wife Carol of NY. Dear brother of Richard Anastasia of Canton and the late Marie Vanelli, George Anastasia, Dorothy Sheilds, Lorraine Jacobs, Claire Torpey and Patricia Yirrell. Loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. Charles was a dedicated employee and Labor Relations Specialist of Raytheon of 38 years and Vice President and Director Emeritus of the R&N Federal Credit Union for 25…

  • New Bedford

    Raymond Alexander 11/22/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Dartmouth – Raymond Alexander, age 75 of New Bedford, passed away on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Brandon Woods of Dartmouth after a courageous battle with Lymphoma. Raymond was the loving son of the late Manuel and Rose (Sylvia) Alexander. Raymond was born in Fairhaven. Raymond is survived by his son, Steven P. Alexander and his wife, Mary, and two grandchildren, Brandon and Paige of Dartmouth; His siblings: Rosemary Szymanski and her husband, Pete, of N. Dartmouth, Anthony Alexander and his wife, Muriel of Fairhaven, Richard Alexander and his wife Yvonne of Acushnet, Robert Alexander and his wife, Flo, of Acushnet, Maryann Comeau and her husband, Denis, of New Bedford.…

  • Salem

    Arthur D. Emerson, 83

    SALEM: Mr. Arthur D. Emerson, 83, of Salem, beloved husband of Gloria Ann (Steeves) Emerson, died Friday morning, December 5, 2014 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by his famil View Full Notice → Arthur D. Emerson, 83

  • Acton

    Antonio Cutaia

    A complete obituary will be posted as soon as possible. Thank You Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours on Tuesday, December 9th from 4:00-8:00pm in the Acton Funeral Home 470 Massachusetts Avenue (Rte. 111) Acton. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday December 10th at 9:00am in St. Bridget’s Church 1 Percival Street, Maynard. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Maynard. View Full Notice → Antonio Cutaia