• Methuen

    Mr. John J. Lewis 12/9/2014 Andover, MA / Lowell, MA / North Andover, MA / Lawrence, MA / Methuen, MA

    Mr. John J. Lewis, a longtime resident of Andover and beloved husband of the late Mary (Gekas) Lewis, passed away at his home on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. He was 90 years old. Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, on May 29, 1924, he was the beloved son of the late Lilly and Madeline (Riopelle) Lewis. He attended the Lowell Public School system. John was a WWII Navy veteran, entering the military at Boston on December 30, 1942 and receiving his honorable discharge from Boston on February 4, 1946. While serving in the Navy, John was a Gunner’s 1st Mate. He had served in the Asiatic Pacific and was engaged in a…

  • Natick

    Judith E. Flippin 12/9/2014 Natick, MA / Framingham, MA / Holliston, MA / Wellesley, MA

    Judith E. Flippin of Natick passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at the Wayland Nursing & Rehab. Center. She was seventy-two years old. Daughter of the late Willlis and Phyllis (Fuller) Flippin. Caring sister of Marsha Fisher and her late husband James of Natick, the late Lorraine “Lorrie” Fredy and her late husband Robert, the late Elizabeth Ann King and her husband Fred King of Memphis, TN and the late Bruce A. Flippin and his wife Donna of Bridgewater. Loving Aunt of Lisa King of TN, Leanne Farrell and her husband Timothy of Holliston, Jeffrey King of TN, David Fredy and his wife Mary of NJ, James E. Fisher,…

  • New Bedford

    Rev. Robert Couto 12/10/2014 Londonderry, NH / Manchester, NH / New Bedford, MA

    Rev. Robert Couto, 68, of Londonderry, NH, died Wednesday December 10, 2014 in his home in Londonderry. Calling hours will be held on Monday, December 15th from 2 – 8pm and Tuesday from 9:30 – 11am in St. Jude Parish, 435 Mammoth Rd., Londonderry. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11:00am in St. Jude Parish. Additional calling hours will be held at the Perry Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth St., New Bedford, MA at a date and time to be determined. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fr. Robert Couto Memorial Fund, C/O St. Jude Parish, 435 Mammoth Rd., Londonderry, NH…

  • Barre,  Brookfield,  North Brookfield,  Spencer

    Gertrude Tyksienski

    Spencer- Gertrude B. (Green) Tyksienski, 92, died Monday, December 8, 2014 in Holden Rehab and Nursing Center, Holden. A life-long resident of Spencer, she graduated from David Prouty High School in 1939. She owned and operated her own beauty salon in Spencer after graduating from David Hale Fanning Trade School, Cosmetology Program in Worcester. Gertrude was an avid reader and was a member of Mary, Queen of the Rosary Church. She enjoyed her summers with her family in Misquamicut, RI. Born in Spencer to Van Wesley and Stella Mae (Ashman) Green. Gertrude was predeceased by her husband, Chester F. Tyksienski and a sister Ruth Baughn & her husband Fletcher. She…

  • Acton

    Leona (Arciszewski) Foley

    Leona (Arciszewski) Foley, 90, of Maynard, died peacefully Monday, December 8, 2014 at the Emerson Hospital in Concord. Born and raised in Maynard, she was the youngest of three daughters of the late Joseph “Joe Millstream” and Helen (Baikiewicz) Arciszewsi. The family were devoted longtime members of the former St. Casimir’s Church in Maynard, and most recently Mrs. Foley was a parishoner of St. Bridget’s Church in Maynard. She graduated from the Maynard schools and secretarial school in Boston. In the early years she worked for her father’s business, Maynard Building and Supply. She was most proud of the time she spent in Rome doing clerical, transcription and administrative work…

  • Webster

    Theresa J. “Tess” (Gulczynski) Przystas 12/10/2014 Webster, MA

    WEBSTER – Theresa J. “Tess” (Gulczynski) Przystas, 86, died peacefully Wednesday, December 10, 2014 in the Rose Monahan Hospice Home, Worcester, with family at her side. She leaves her husband of 66 years, Louis A. Przystas; 4 children, Linda K. Sproles and her husband Gary D. Sproles of Bristol, TN, Louis Mark Przystas and his partner Eric Chojnowski of Hopkinton, Lorrie A. Przystas of Webster, and Tracy James Przystas and his wife Rhonda Przystas of Southbridge; 2 grandchildren, Lindsay Sproles and Heather Johnson; 2 great-grandchildren, Leah and Jacob; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Stanley, Joseph “Gus” and William Gulczynski and by 4 sisters, Wanda…

  • Worcester County

    Robert J. Cox, 81 12/9/2014 Worcester, MA

    Robert J. Cox (Bob) of Worcester passed away December 9, 2014, after a short illness with his loving family by his side. He was born and raised in Worcester, MA, son of John P. and Irene P. (LeDuc) Cox. He leaves his beloved wife of 58 years, Betty A. (Spongberg) Cox, four daughters, Irene Hadley and her husband Mark of Worcester and Jupiter, FL; Barbara Kewley and her husband Joseph of Rutland and Portsmouth, NH; Karen Marshall and her husband Roy of Worcester; and Anne Staples and her fiancé Wayne Stevens of Worcester. He leaves ten grandchildren, Kristen Clifford and her husband Joseph, Michael Hadley, Ryan Staples and his wife…

  • Reading

    Bettina C. Trabucco 12/10/2014 Winchester, MA / Reading, MA

    Bettina C. (Troiani) “Betty” Trabucco, age 85, of Winchester, passed away December 10, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Domenic A. Trabucco, and the loving mother of Karen LaCava and husband Jack of Reading, Rick Trabucco of NYC, Michael Trabucco of Arlington and nephew Paul Bennett and wife Carole and daughter Leanna of Acton. Also survived by a granddaughter Lauren LaCava, and favorite dog Gomez. Dear sister of the late Delsia D’Arrigo and Dora Bennett. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to gather for Visiting Hours at the Costello Funeral Home, 177 Washington St., Winchester, on Fri., Dec. 12…

  • Watertown

    Tyler Wilkerson

    Infant Tyler Calvin Wilkerson, of Chestnuthill, Massachusetts, entered eternal rest on Sunday, December 7, 2014. He is the cherished son of Deo Sserunkuma and Christine Wilkerson. He also leaves a host of relatives and friends. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary’s Church, 145 School Street, Waltham, Massachusetts. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Burial will be held on Monday, December 15, 2014 at 10am at Calvary Cemetery, High Street, Waltham, Massachusetts. View Full Notice → Tyler Wilkerson

  • Plymouth

    Patricia Avery 11/28/2014 Plymouth, MA

    Patricia Avery (Crum) of Plymouth died on November 28, 2014 at age 87. With former husband, Phillips, Pat was mother of Janis Avery and her wife Mary of Seattle Washington, Sarah Avery of Montclair New Jersey and Elizabeth Haughn of Plymouth. She was sister to Betty Lou and Bill Dry of Spring Hill Florida. Grandchildren include Felicia, Emerson and Matthew Gordon of New Jersey, Amber and Darrell Avery of Seattle and Adam and Caleb Haughn of Plymouth. Pat was born in Ridgewood,NJ, moved to Nantucket, MA in 1978 and Plymouth in 1998. Pat contributed to civic life as a volunteer in her church, politics, the YWCA, PTA, and adult literacy.…

  • Fall River

    Steven John Perry 12/10/2014 Fall River, MA / Taunton, MA

    Steven J. Perry a resident of Fall River, formerly of Taunton passed away peacefully at home while surrounded by his loving family. A complete obituary will be posted once arrangements have been completed. Taunton Funeral Home is proud to be assisting the Perry family in honoring Steve’s life. View Full Notice → Steven John Perry 12/10/2014 Fall River, MA / Taunton, MA

  • Canton

    Donald Cronin 12/9/2014 Canton, MA

    Cronin, Donald J. of Canton, formerly of Mission Hill passed away December 9th peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of 51 years of Susan (Callanan). Father of Dawn Marie Keaveney and husband Patrick of Foxboro, Kim Suzanne Hillman and husband Carl of Seattle and Kathi Cronin and husband Gerard Denommee of Seattle. Brother of Patricia E. Grattan and husband Thomas of West Roxbury, Geraldine A. McKenna and husband Ronald of West Roxbury, Paul Cronin and his wife Donna of Everett, Dr. Jon W. Cronin and his wife Lillian of Milton and the late Robert P. Cronin and Arlene M. O’Neil. Brother in law of Diane Cronin…

  • Dedham

    Louise E. (Devlin) Kenney 12/9/2014 Dedham, MA

    KENNEY, Louise E. (Devlin) Of Dedham, December 9, 2014. Beloved wife of David J. Kenney Jr. for 59 years. Loving mother of David C. Kenney of Dedham, Nancy Kavalchuk and her husband Peter of Burlington, James E. “Shamus” Kenney and his wife Michelle of Foxboro, and Ginny M. Butler and her husband Doug of Tyngsboro. Devoted grandmother of Michelle, Lauren, Leah, and Michael Kavalchuk, Kaitlyn, Jennifer, and David Kenney, and Christopher, Kyle, Kevin, and Matthew Butler. Sister of Grace Connell of Hyde Park, Jeanne Lanzillo of Sandwich, and the late Virginia Finn and John Devlin. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Louise was on the Inaugural Committee for Gov.…

  • Dracut

    Lola Garland

    TYNGSBORO, MA- Lola “Earlene” (Groves) Garland, 78, passed away Monday, December 8th, at Lowell General Hospital, Saints Campus. She was the loving wife of 38 years to Charles R. Garland. Earlene was born in Oklahoma City, OK on May 22, 1936, a daughter of the late Lola and William E. Groves. She moved to the area 38 years ago to start a life with her beloved husband. Earlene is survived and will be deeply missed by her 3 children, Tammy Mire and her husband Mike, Tony Burger and Tonja Burger all of Louisiana; her siblings, Silas Groves, Darlene Groves and Georgia Wilson, all of Oklahoma; as well as many grandchildren,…

  • Chelmsford

    Gerald Kennedy

    LOWELL– Gerald “Jerry” James Kennedy, age 53, died in Dickinson Township, Pennsylvania on Thursday, December 4, 2014, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born on October 5, 1961 in Lowell, MA. Jerry was preceded in death by his mother, Sophia (Tavano) Kennedy. He graduated from Lowell High School, where he played baseball, basketball, and football. Jerry’s greatest passion in life was playing golf and was envied for his beautiful golf swing. He also enjoyed playing basketball, hockey, and tennis. He was loved for his sense of humor. He is survived by his father Gerald James Kennedy (stepmother Carmella), two brothers, Paul, his eternal golf buddy, and Paul’s…

  • Brockton

    Michael Andrade Alves 12/6/2014 Brockton, MA / brockton, MA

    Michael Andrade Alves (23) of Milford formerly of Brockton died December 6th. He was the loving companion of Michelle Busuito. He was born in Brockton son of Isabelle Alves (Kinhota de Nhanha) and was a communicant of St. Edith Stein Church. He was a customer service rep. for ATT in Marlboro. In addition to Michelle and his mother he is survived by his much loved son Tyson, 1 brother Joseph Gomes of Fall River, 1 sister Nhanhazinha Gomes of Brockton. Visitation in the Home of Funerarias Multi Culturel 238 Court Street Brockton, Monday December 15th from 5-8 pm. Funeral Services Tuesday December 16th to be announced. View Full Notice →…

  • Beverly

    Paul C. Merson 12/7/2014 Beverly, MA

    BEVERLY: Paul C. Merson, 60, died Sunday, December 7, 2014 in the Quabbin Valley Healthcare Center in Athol following an extended illness. Born in Danvers on June 22, 1954, he was the son of the late Harvey T. and Frances J. (Lynch) Merson. He was a lifelong resident of Beverly and a graduate of Beverly High School. Paul was employed as a machinist for Arwood Machine in Ipswich and Standley Bros. in Beverly for many years. He was a member of the Beverly Lodge of Elks #1309 and the Franco-American Club in Beverly. He is survived by four sisters, Frances Saunders and her husband, Richard of Danville, NH, Maryanne Merson…

  • Gardner

    William Michalewicz

    William M. “Bill” Michalewicz, 83, of 46 Wickman Drive, Gardner, died peacefully Thursday, December 4, 2014 in his residence surrounded by family, following a brief illness. Born in Gardner on February 21, 1931, he was the son of the late Roman and Katharine (Turkelwicz) Michalewicz. William was raised in Gardner and educated in the Gardner Public School System. He was employed by the City of Gardner Housing Authority in maintenance for 25 years, retiring in 1993. He was previously employed by Nichols and Stone Company of Gardner. William was a member of St. Joseph’s Church of Gardner. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 129 of Gardner…

  • Boylston

    Frank Ferrandino 12/10/2014 West Boylston, MA

    West Boylston-Frank Ferrandino, 92, of West Boylston passed away Wednesday, December 10 in Oakdale Rehab. and Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete and in the care of FAY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 1 West Boylston Street. A full obituary will appear on Sunday. View Full Notice → Frank Ferrandino 12/10/2014 West Boylston, MA

  • Arlington

    Ann L. Doherty

    DOHERTY, Ann L. of Somerville. December 10th , 2014. Beloved cousin of Mary Condon of Pennsylvania. Predeceased by her siblings Lawrence Doherty, Margaret Gudejko, and George, John, William and James Conley. Also survived by several loving nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Keefe Funeral Home, 2175 Mass Ave., NORTH CAMBRIDGE on Monday at 9am. Funeral Mass in Saint Catherine’s Church, Somerville at 10am. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Arlington. Visiting hours Sunday 2-6 pm. For obituary, directions or to leave a condolence visit wwww.keefefuneralhome.com View Full Notice → Ann L. Doherty

  • Framingham

    Antoinette K. “Toni” (Raymond) (Bitsoli) Burrill

    FRAMINGHAM Antoinette K. “Toni” (Raymond) (Bitsoli) Burrill, 74, a lifelong resident of Framingham, died Tuesday Dec. 9, 2014 at Leonard Morse Hospital after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Herbert F. Burrill who died in 2002 and the former wife of the late George Bitsoli who died in 1999. Born in Framingham, she was a daughter of the late Norman and Katherine (Flynn) Raymond. A graduate of Framingham High School with the class of 1958, she also attended the Framingham Secretarial School. Mrs. Burrill worked as a secretary for Dr. Norman Cohen and as an administrative assistant at the Emergency Room of Framingham Union Hospital for…

  • Halifax

    Karen M. (Anderson) Peck 12/9/2014 Halifax, MA

    Halifax – Karen M. (Anderson) Peck 64, died Tuesday December 9. She was the wife of 20 years to John Peck. Her funeral service will be held Saturday December 13 at 10:00 AM in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth Street (Rte. 58 @ the rotary) Whitman. Burial will follow in the Central Cemetery, Halifax. Visiting hours will be held Friday December 12 from 4:00-8:00 PM. Full obituary to follow. View Full Notice → Karen M. (Anderson) Peck 12/9/2014 Halifax, MA

  • MIDDLEBORO

    John Brunetti 12/6/2014 Middleboro, MA

    In Boston, December 6, 2014 John C. Brunetti, Age 60, passed away suddenly following a period of failing health. He is survived by his wife Karen M. Brunetti of Middleboro. John was born in Brockton, the son of the late Joseph & Geraldine (Stoddard) Brunetti. John was educated in Brockton schools and was employed in sales for Entermann’s Bakery. John enjoyed fishing, was an avid Patriots fan and cherished his time with family. In addition to his wife John leaves his children Sean C. Brunetti and his wife Melissa of Bridgewater, Christopher J. Brunetti of Middleboro, Erin E. Brunetti of Middleboro and Katheryn A. Anderson and her late husband Scot…

  • Medford

    Roger T. O’Connor 12/6/2014 Medford, MA / Cambridge, MA / Burlington, MA

    Roger T. O’Connor of Billerica died Saturday, December 6. Raised and educated in Cambridge, he was the son of the late Roger M. and Alice E. (McArthur) O’Connor. He was an avid Corvette and Harley Davidson enthusiast, and late member of Local 550 Sprinkler Fitters Union. Roger was the loving brother of Evelyn Federico and her husband Joseph of Medford, Beverly Scarfo and her husband Remo of Burlington, Cynthia O’Connor of Cambridge. He was the loving uncle of Mark Luongo and his wife Cheryl, Kimberly and Eddie O’Connor, and the dear friend of Mary LaFleur of Braintree and Susan Capuci of Wakefield. A funeral service will be celebrated in the…

  • Salem

    Harvey V. Chandler, 88

    PEABODY: Mr. Harvey V. Chandler of Peabody, formerly of Lynn, entered into rest December 8, 2014, at the age of 88 years. View Full Notice → Harvey V. Chandler, 88

  • Vineyard Haven

    William (Bill) Hanna

    William (Bill) Hanna, 98, died on December 3. He was a resident of Edgartown for many years and served in the Coast Guard at Gay Head. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, Dec. 11, at 11 am in the New Westside Cemetery, Edgartown officiated by Rev. Arlene Bodge with military honors provided by the Veterans of Martha’s Vineyard and a Masonic funeral service by Oriental-MV Masonic Lodge. Donations may be made to the ALS Family Charitable Foundation, Inc. at www.alsfamily.org A complete obituary will follow in a future edition of The Times. The post William (Bill) Hanna appeared first on Martha's Vineyard Times. View Full Notice → William (Bill)…

  • North Andover

    Gloria A. (Bernier) Cassidy

    HAVERHILL: Gloria A. (Bernier) Cassidy, 83, of Haverhill passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, December 5, 2014, at Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill. View Full Notice → Gloria A. (Bernier) Cassidy

  • Foxboro

    William A. Brusca

    William A. Brusca, age 68, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 at his home surrounded by the comfort of his loving family. He was the son of the late Clayton and Augusta Brusca. View Full Notice → William A. Brusca

  • Newburyport

    Susan Bradley, 64

    GARDINER, MAINE: Susan M.(Colby) Bradley, formerly of Newburyport, passed away peacefully at her home on December 7, 2014, surrounded by her family. View Full Notice → Susan Bradley, 64

  • New Bedford

    Felix Maurice Tetreault 12/8/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Felix Maurice “Moe” Tetreault, 88, of New Bedford died Monday December 8, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Marie E. “Muzzy” (Casavant) Tetreault. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Felix and Eva (Hebert) Tetreault, he lived in New Bedford all of his life. He was a graduate of Assumption Preparatory School and attended Assumption College. He was a communicant of Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish. Mr. Tetreault was formerly employed as a grocery store manager for A&P Supermarkets in New Bedford, Fall River and Newport. He also worked part-time at Baylies Square Pharmacy…