• Worcester County

    Arthur J. Andreoli 12/8/2014 Worcester, MA

    Arthur J. Andreoli, 78, of Worcester, died peacefully Monday, December 8th at home, surrounded by his loving family. His wife of 52 years, Anne Marie (Fitzgibbons) Andreoli died in 2010. He is survived by his five children and eighteen grandchildren; John and Karen Andreoli of Shrewsbury and their children John and Kathryn; Susan and William Feraco of Worcester and their children, Bobby, Annie, Michael and Patrick Spellane and Will, James and Luccia Feraco; Beth and Mark Smiley of Shrewsbury and their children, Andrew, Allison, Grace and Kate; James and Leslie Andreoli of Paxton and their children, Jimmy, Caroline and Mary; Arthur J. “AJ” and Christina Andreoli of Holden and their…

  • Taunton

    William F. Bezok 12/5/2014 Taunton, MA

    TAUNTON – William F. Bezok, husband of the late Virginia (Souza) Bezok, died at Massachusetts General Hospital on Dec. 5, 2014. He was 83. Born and raised in Taunton, he was the son of the late William J. and Helen (Lukasewski) Bezok. He was a 1949 graduate of Taunton High School. Mr. Bezok was employed by Swank, Inc. for forty-two years before retiring in 1991. A communicant of Annunciation of The Lord Church and member of the St. Vincent DePaul Society, he received the Marian Medal Award in 2013. Bill was a lifelong avid fisherman and enjoyed following all Boston sports teams. Survivors include a son, William F. Bezok, Jr.…

  • Reading

    Edna R. Flowers 12/6/2014 Woburn, MA / Reading, MA / Wilmington, MA

    Flowers, Edna R. (Mattucci) of Woburn, December 6th. Beloved wife of the late Philip A. Flowers. Devoted mother of Catherine Flowers Bunch and her husband Jesse Bunch of Houston, TX, Philip Flowers and his wife Heather of Clarksville, OH, and Ellen Flowers of Woburn. Loving nana of Brittany and Sarah Bunch, Liberty, Michael and Nicholas Forand. Also survived by nine loving great grandchildren. Sister-in-law of Rose Grafton of Reading. Sister of the late Angelina Belmonte, Eva Pinson, Edith Voight, Elvina Russell, Elnora Young, Eugene, Ralph, Dominic, John and Emilio Mattucci. She is further survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral from the McLaughlin – Dello Russo Funeral Home, 60…

  • Pembroke

    Ruth L. George 12/7/2014 Pembroke, MA

    Ruth L. George, 84, Passed away December 7, 2014. She was the loving wife of the late Ronald H. George. She is survived by her children, Donald George of Norton MA, David George of ME, Debra Young of Kingston MA, Diane Cronin of East Bridgewater MA and Darlene Torrey of Pembroke MA. She was the loving grandmother of eleven Grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Memorial Visiting Hours will be held at the Shepherd Funeral Home, 7 Mattakeesett St, Pembroke MA on Wednesday December 10 from 4:00 to 8:00PM. Internment will be private at a later date. View Full Notice → Ruth L. George 12/7/2014 Pembroke, MA

  • Hudson

    Jose A. Frade 12/7/2014 Hudson, MA / Salisbury, MA / Worcester, MA

    Hudson, MA Jose A. Frade, 62, of Hudson, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 7th at UMASS Memorial Medical Center, University Campus in Worcester. Jose was born and raised in Sao Miguel, the Azores of Portugal, son of the late Angelo and Maria (Ferreira) Frade. He has resided in Hudson since emigrating from Portugal in 1969. He was a former employee of the A.F. Amorello & Son’s Construction Co. for 28 years. He was a member of the Laborer’s International Union, Local 609. Jose was a long time member of Saint Michael’s Parish in Hudson and member of the Holy Ghost Society. He is survived by his two daughters, Sonya Frade…

  • Kingston

    Constance “Connie” Kilgour 11/28/2014 Kingston, MA

    Constance “Connie” Kilgour, 73, died peacefully in her sleep on Friday, November 28, 2014, following an illness diagnosed as MSA. Her last Thanksgiving Day was spent with much love and laughter at homewith her family. Connie was an active member of St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in Duxbury for many years and served as the church’s Administrative Assistant for over 10 years. She shared a love of music with her family and was an active member of St. John’s Senior Choir as well as a member of the Snug Harbor Community Chorus in Duxbury, MA. She was a very proud member and past President of the Girl’s Friendly Society…

  • Fall River

    Ralph Keyes 12/5/2014 Fall River, MA

    Ralph L Keyes, age 72, passed away on Friday December 5, 2014. He was the son the late Ralph Lewis and Margaret (Webster) Keyes, a boiler repair man for Keyes Oil and an avid fan and driver of stock car racing. He is survived by his children; Lynda Ventura (husband Daniel), Wendy, Heather, James, Randy and Scott Keyes, siblings; Evelyn Keyes Bachelor and David W. Keyes, grandchildren; Jordan Pacheco, Kailyn Lord, Melanie Castelli, Natalie Keyes and Jeffery Rosen. The family of Ralph Keyes would like to express a sincere thank you to the staff at Crawford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center as well as Compassion Hospice for their professional and loving…

  • Dracut

    Sheila Walsh

    DRACUT– Sheila N. Walsh, 79, of Dracut died peacefully on Sunday, December 7th at the Blaire House in Tewksbury. Sheila was born in Lowell on February 28, 1935 to the late John J. and Julia (Moynahan)Walsh. She received her education in the Lowell school system. She then went on to attend Emmanuel College in Boston, where she earned her Bachelors Degree in education. Prior to her retirement, Sheila was a teacher in the Tewksbury Public School System for over 30 years. Sheila was very active in the Tewksbury Teachers Association, serving as its president for several years, and also in the Massachusetts Teachers Association. Following retirement Sheila also worked for…

  • Duxbury

    Marion J. (Trulson) Hagney 12/6/2014 Duxbury, MA / Kingston, MA / Nashua, NH

    Marion J. (Trulson) Hagney, age 84, formerly of Duxbury, died on Saturday, December 6, 2014, at the Wingate at Silver Lake in Kingston. Marion was a longtime Duxbury resident. She worked in the Snug Harbor and Duxbury Post offices for many years. She also volunteered for Cranberry Hospice in the 1990s. Marion enjoyed Duxbury Beach, travelling and most of all caring for young children. She was the widow of Donald Hagney. Marion is survived by a large loving family including her brother, six children and spouses, numerous grandchildren and a growing number of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces, and great-grandnephews. Visiting hours at the Shepherd Funeral Home, 216 Main…

  • Bradford

    Dennis G. Bretton 12/6/2014 Bradford, MA

    BRADFORD: Dennis G. Bretton, 70, died Saturday, December 6, 2014 in the Fairhaven Healthcare Center in Lowell following an extended battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was the husband of the late Barbara Ann (Zarbolias) Bretton who died in March 2013. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends and all those whose lives he touched. Born in Derry, New Hampshire on January 28, 1944, he was the son of the late Alcide and Alberta Bretton. A lifelong resident of Bradford, Dennis was a graduate of Haverhill Trade School and Lowell Technical Institute. Dennis was employed as an engineer at Raytheon for over thirty years before retiring in 2009.…

  • Cambridge

    Jane Yewcic

    YEWCIC, Jane (Cvrkel) of Arlington. Passed away peacefully on Dec. 6, 2014. Beloved wife of Thomas Yewcic. Loving mother of Tom and his wife Phyllis of Stoneham and Carol Hearn and her husband Thomas of Wakefield. Devoted grandma to Thomas, Julia, and Janelle. Sister of Joe Cvrkel and his wife Dorothy, Ed Cvrkel and his wife Donna, Carol Stager and her husband Jim, William Cvrkel, and the late Susan Lech, Irene Cernak, Helen Gagan, Mary Bomba, and John Cvrkel. Jane is a graduate of Mercy Nursing Program in Johnstown PA and retired from nursing in the Arlington School System for over 30 years. Funeral from the Keefe Funeral Home, 5…

  • Beverly

    Judith Archibald

    Judith A. (Gillis) Archibald 59, passed away Friday, December 5, 2014 after a short illness. Born and raised in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Robert G. Gillis Sr. and Priscilla (St. Onge) Gills. She received her education in the Beverly school system and graduated from Beverly High School. A life long resident of Beverly, Judy volunteered her time with numerous organizations on the North Shore. She is survived by her daughter, Kristen Liporto and her husband, Andrew of Beverly, two sons, Anthony Albiero of Beverly and Alan Archibald and his wife, Dayna of Framingham, a granddaughter, Jordan Albiero, two sisters, Barbara Gillis of Beverly and June Cross…

  • Boston

    Scott K. Hovestadt 12/2/2014 Canton, MA / Sharon, MA / Boston, MA / Norwood, MA

    Scott K. Hovestadt of Canton, formerly of Jamaica Plain died unexpectedly December 2, 2014. He was 52 years old. Scott was a member of the Norwood Ham Radio Club and previously worked as an IT project manager for Northeastern University. Beloved son of the late Barbara Hovestadt. Loving brother of Richard E. Hovestadt and his wife Deborah of Taunton and Robert G. Hovestadt of Canton. Loving uncle of Bethany L. , Nathaniel D. and Peter W. Hovestadt. A memorial service will be held at a later date, Interment will be private. View Full Notice → Scott K. Hovestadt 12/2/2014 Canton, MA / Sharon, MA / Boston, MA / Norwood, MA

  • North Andover

    Robert “Bob” E. Tremblay, 79

    METHUEN, MA: Robert E. "Bob" Tremblay passed away on Saturday, December 6, 2014, from complications of cardio-pulmonary disease. As he wished, he passed away at his home surrounded by his loving child View Full Notice → Robert “Bob” E. Tremblay, 79

  • Foxboro

    Evelyn Louise Berg

    Evelyn Louise “Skip” Berg of Foxboro, formerly of Clearwater Fla., died at the age of 94 of natural causes on Nov. 29, 2014 in Foxboro, surrounded by her loving family. View Full Notice → Evelyn Louise Berg

  • Newburyport

    Terrence A. Marengi Sr.

    SALISBURY, MA: Terrence Andrew Marengi Sr., lifelong Salisbury resident, died peacefully on December 6, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family and dear friends. H View Full Notice → Terrence A. Marengi Sr.

  • Methuen

    Robert “Bob” E. Tremblay 12/6/2014 Methuen, MA

    Robert E. “Bob” Tremblay passed away on Saturday, December 6th from complications of cardio-pulmonary disease. As he wished, he passed away at his home surrounded by his loving children, family and friends. Bob was born in Lawrence on January 4, 1935 to the late Herman and Nora (O’Leary) Tremblay. He grew up and was educated in Lawrence and graduated from Lawrence High School, Class of 1953. He was a Private First Class in the United States Army and honorably discharged in 1956. Bob was a proud member of the Massachusetts State Police, retiring with the rank of Sergeant in 1997. He was a well-respected member of the force and made…

  • Winthrop

    Kathleen C. (Farrissey) MERCIER 12/6/2014 Winthrop, MA

    MERCIER, Kathleen C. (Farrissey), of Winthrop, December 6, 2014. Beloved wife of Joseph W. Mercier. Devoted mother of Kathleen J. Houseweart and her partner Paul Page of Sarasota, FL, Carol A. Mercier, Michelle M. Bernard and her husband Robert, and Mary T. Prentice and her husband James all of Winthrop. Adored grandmother of Sandra and James Houseweart, Colleen and Thomas Bernard and Max and Allison Prentice. Dear sister of Mary McGrath of Dracut, Josie Meany of Ireland and the late Bridie Harrington, Robert and John Farrissey. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home 210 Winthrop St. WINTHROP, on Thurs, Dec. 11, at…

  • Somerville

    Gail M. Lanza 12/6/2014 Woburn, MA / Somerville, MA / Hampstead, NH

    Gail M. Lanza, age 62, died Saturday morning, December 6, 2014, after a brief illness. Born in Boston, Gail was the devoted daughter of Lucy (Mascuilli) Lanza & Salvatore Lanza, of Woburn. Gail was raised in Boston’s North End till the age of 8. Her family moved to Somerville where Gail attended Somerville High School. After high school, Gail and her family moved to Woburn and for many years she worked as an administrative assistant. Growing up, Gail loved the ocean. She spent many summer days at the beach with her girlfriends. She enjoyed her coffee in the morning, often meeting up with family or friends and loved Sunday dinners…

  • Spencer

    Kathleen M. (Dahlstrom) Sovchuk 12/6/2014 Spencer, MA

    ——————————————————————————– SPENCER: Kathleen M. (Dahlstrom) Sovchuk 42 of Chestnut St., died Saturday, Dec. 6 at home. She leaves her husband of 23 years, Mark P. Sovchuk, Sr., two sons Mark P. Sovchuk, Jr. of Colorado, and Christopher A. Sovchuk of Worcester, her parents Roy and Joan (Williams) Dahlstrom of Sterling, two brothers Matthew Dahlstrom and his wife Thyra of Milwaukee, Wisc., and Michael Dahlstrom and his wife Michelle of Webster, a sister Krissy Dahlstrom-Young and her husband David of Boylston, nieces and nephews. Kathy was born in Worcester, raised in Sterling before moving to Spencer in 2000. She attended Wachusett Regional High School in Holden. She was an avid NASCAR…

  • Dedham

    Christopher Michael Shaughnessy 12/7/2014 Dedham, MA

    SHAUGHNESSY Christopher Michael of Dedham, suddenly, Dec. 7, 2014. Beloved son of the late Martin and Rosemary (Amoscato) Shaughnessy. Loving partner of Claudia Ferullo of Dedham. Devoted brother of Brian and Patrick Shaughnessy of Hingham. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Funeral Mass in St. Mary’s Church, 420 High St., Dedham on Friday Dec. 12th at 11am. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment private. View Full Notice → Christopher Michael Shaughnessy 12/7/2014 Dedham, MA

  • Chelsea

    Paul Murray 12/5/2014 Chelsea, MA

    MURRAY, Paul- Of Wakefield, formerly of Malden, December 5th. Devoted husband of the late Phyllis (Nicolls). Beloved father of Patricia Murray and her husband Larry and Paul Murray, Jr. and his wife Donna all of Malden and Colleen Bowie and her husband Wayne of Wakefield. Brother of James Murrau and his wife Eunice of Malden and thelate Mary James, Lillian O’Neil, Louise Dellisola, Thomas, William, Edwin and Robert Murray. Cherished grandfather of Jennifer Lonigro, Paul Murray, Kimberely urray, Larry Murray, Matthew Bowie and Adam Bowie. Also lovingly survived by 8 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral from…

  • New Bedford

    Matthew J. Wilde 12/4/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Matthew J. Wilde, 57, of New Bedford died December 4, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a period of declining health. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late William L. and Dorothy B. (Travers) Wilde, he lived in New Bedford most of his life. Matthew was a kind and gentle person who was loyal to the Dallas Cowboys and the sparrows that he fed every morning. Survivors include 2 sisters, Virginia Wilde of Dartmouth and Geraldine Wilde of Fall River; A brother, Daniel Wilde and his wife Linda of New Bedford; a sister-in-law, Rosemary Wilde of Dartmouth; his good friend, Laurie Pereira of Winter Haven, FL; several nieces…