• New Bedford

    Noel E. Almeida 12/18/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Noel Edward Almeida, 62, of New Bedford passed away on Thursday December 18, 2014 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness. He was the loving husband of Janet (Silva) Almeida, and devoted father of Edward “Ned” Almeida and Daniel Blake Almeida. Funeral arrangements by the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals are pending and will be announced. View Full Notice → Noel E. Almeida 12/18/2014 New Bedford, MA

  • Arlington,  Watertown

    Barbara Saunders

    Saunders, Barbara M. of Arlington. December 19th. Daughter of the late Joseph and Theresa Saunders. Sister of the late Jeanne S. Saunders. Survived by her god daughter Janice Metoyer of Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to visit in the DeVito Funeral Home 1145 Mass. Ave., ARLINGTON on Tuesday from 9:30 – 10:00 AM and to a funeral home service at 10:00 AM. Burial to follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Barbara’s memory to Lexington Health Care Center, 178 Lowell St., Lexington, MA 02420. For directions or to send an online condolence visit, www.devitofuneralhomes.com. View Full Notice → Barbara Saunders

  • Weston

    Rev. James J. Dressman, SJ 12/18/2014 Weston, MA

    Dressman, Rev. James J., SJ of Weston, December 18, 2014. Beloved son of the late R. Clifford & Dorothy (Steltenkamp) Dressman. Brother of the late Rev. Robert C. Dressman, SJ, Dorothy E. Dressman, Anne Thiel and Sue Goderwis. Father is survived by nieces and nephews as well as his many Jesuit brothers. Reposing at Campion Center, 319 Concord Rd., WESTON. Visiting Hours Tuesday, December 23 from 3-5 pm with a prayer service at 4:30 pm. Concelebrated Funeral Mass in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Campion Center on Wednesday, December 24 at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment will follow in the Jesuit Cemetery, Campion Center. In lieu…

  • Worcester County

    Rozaliya Verteym 12/19/2014 Worcester, MA

    WORCESTER- Rozaliya (Beckman) Verteym, 99, passed away Friday, December 19 in Autumn Village Nursing Center. Her husband, Vladimir Verteym died in 2003. She leaves a daughter, Larisa and her husband, Gregory Fater of Worcester; a son, Savvely and his wife, Maya Verteym of Los Angeles, CA; four grandchildren, Yana, Inga, Susanna and Michael. A son, Anatolly Verteym predeceased her. She was born in Ukraine, daughter of Issay and Klara Beckman and came to the United States at the age of 74. Rozaliya was a wonderful mother and grandmother and lived a long beautiful life. She was loved by all who had the pleasure of knowing her. She loved to sing.…

  • Taunton

    Everett F. Souza 12/19/2014 Taunton, MA / Berkley, MA

    Mr. Everett F. “Doc” Souza, of Berkley, died Friday, December 19 in the Life Care Center of Raynham following a lengthy illness. He was the beloved husband of Jean E. (Dupont) Kingsley-Souza. He was born 88 years ago in Kingston, Ma., the son of the late Manuel and Rose (Moonish) Souza. Doc was educated in Kingston and Plymouth and had been a Berkley resident for the past 38 years. Prior to his retirement, he had been employed as a long distance truck driver for the former Old Colony Trucking Company. He was previously employed by Consolidated Freightways, Royce Aluminum, and Perkins Paper. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World…

  • Watertown

    Margaret Danielson 12/17/2014

    Danielson, Margaret (Jamgochian), of Lexington and Boca Raton, FL, December 17, 2014. Beloved wife of the late John G. Danielson. Devoted mother of June Hatfield and her husband Walter and Edmond Danielson and his wife Ann. Loving grandmother of John Hatfield and his wife Erica and Kenneth Hatfield and his girlfriend Tara Keramaty. Great grandmother of Max Danielson Hatfield. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Sister of the late James, John and Albert Jamgochian. Funeral service at Holy Trinity Armenian Church, 145 Brattle Street, Cambridge on Monday, December 22 at 11:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the Aram Bedrosian Funeral Home,…

  • Roxbury

    William “Bill” Hall 12/14/2014 West Roxbury, MA

    HALL, William “Bill” 96, died peacefully at home Sunday December 14, 2014.  He is survived by his daughter Kathleen, son-in-law Leslie Murdock, many nieces, nephews and his cat Fenway.  He was predeceased by his beloved wife Ann and his siblings; Sr. Mary Therese Hall S.N.D., Winifred Hall, James Hall, Thomas Hall, Sr. Cecelia Marie Hall S.N.D, Catherine McQuade, Sr. Winifred Hall S.N.D. and Rose McQuade. Bill was born in Somerville, he was an avid photographer, an infantry officer in WWII and a recipient of the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. Visitation in the P.E. Murray-F.J. Higgins, George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 2000 Centre St., WEST ROXBURY, Monday, Dec. 22 from…

  • Plymouth

    William H. Kennerley 12/19/2014 Plymouth, MA

    William H. Kennerley, 88, of Plymouth, passed away on December 19, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth J. (Mills) Kennerley. Devoted father to William R. Kennerley of Burke, VA, Jane E. Harges of Mundelein, IL, and Deborah A. Doyle of Franklin, MA. Loving Grandmother to William L. Kennerley, Bridget D. Kennerley and Andrew J. Kennerley of Burke, VA, Christopher M. Kelley and his wife Stephanie of Garner, NC, and Katherine E. Doyle, Timothy Patrick Doyle and Colleen M. Doyle of Franklin MA. Donations can be made in his memory to: Honor Flight New England, PO Box 16287, Hooksett, NH 03106. To offer condolences or for directions please visit www.shepherdfuneralhome.com.…

  • Peabody

    Charles T. Doucette, Jr. 12/18/2014 Winchester, MA / Peabody, MA

    Charles T. Doucette, Jr., 86, a lifelong resident of Winchester, passed away on Dec. 18, 2014. He was the beloved husband of the late Elizabeth “Betty” (O’Donnell) Doucette. Born in Woburn, he was the son of the late Charles T. and Octavia (LeBlanc) Doucette. He was raised and educated in Winchester. Charlie attended St. Mary’s School in Winchester and graduated in 1942. He graduated from Winchester High School with the class of 1946. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served until 1948. Upon discharge, Charlie then went on to graduate from Boston University in 1952. Mr. Doucette was the owner of a floor covering store, a member of Local…

  • Revere

    Gennaro D’Amico

    Gennaro “Jerry” D’Amico, 96, of East Boston, passed away on Saturday, December 13, 2014. Born in Canosa, Italy in 1918 to Anna Rosa (Iannuzzi) and Pasquale D’Amico whom he immigrated to Boston with along with his siblings. Jerry served in the US Navy in WWII and was an electrician at the Boston Shipyards and also worked at the Federal Reserve Bank. Beloved husband of the late Vincenza (Tuttavilla) D’Amico. Loving father of Pasquale “Pat” D’Amico and his wife Nancy, Gennaro “Jerry” D’Amico, Jr. and his wife Denise and Rosanne Maher and her husband Robert. Cherished grandfather of Kevin Jacques and his wife Stephanie, Stephen D’Amico and his wife Lisa, Caitlin…

  • Mattapoisett

    Frances T. Duff 12/19/2014 Mattapoisett, MA

    Frances T. (O’Byrne) Duff, 93, of Mattapoisett died December 19, 2014 at Sippican Health Care Center. She was the widow of the late John R. Duff. Born in Brockton, the daughter of the late Christopher and Sarah (O’Grady) O’Byrne, she lived in Mattapoisett most of her life. She was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church in Mattapoisett. Mrs. Duff was formerly employed as a teacher and principal at Parting Ways School in Acushnet for many years before retiring from teaching at Ford Middle School. She enjoyed boating. Survivors include a son, John R. “Jack” Duff, Jr. and his wife Evelyn of Mattapoisett; a daughter, Maureen C. Best and her husband…

  • Dracut

    Gerald Couture

    DRACUT- Gerald L. Couture, 79, died peacefully, Thursday, December 18th, at his home with his loving family by his side. He was the loving husband of Rita J. (Adams) with whom he shared 53 years of marriage. Gerald was born in Lowell, MA on February 24, 1935, a son of the late Agnes (Simard) and Telesphore Couture. Gerry was a graduate of St. Joseph’s High School in Lowell and then went on to serve his country proudly as part of the US Army during the Korean War, until being honorably discharged. For many years, Gerald worked as a supervisor for Lowell Lingerie. Gerald had a strong faith in God and…

  • Beverly

    Gerard Townsend

    Gerard Bostwick Townsend died at home on Monday, December 15, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was born in Montclair, NJ on April 15, 1929 to Violet Ramsay and Gerard Bostwick Townsend. He lived with his family in Old Greenwich, CT, Coraopolis, PA and Shaker Heights, OH until attending college at Princeton University, from which he graduated in 1951. He served for three years in the Navy until 1954, leaving with the rank of Lieutenant. He received his Masters degree from Harvard Business School in 1956. He worked at Loomis Sayles in Boston, MA in the Research Department, as a financial advisor at Gaston, Snow & Ely Bartlett in Boston,…

  • Lowell

    Roger Godreau

    Loving Husband, father and grandfather U. S. Army Veteran of the Korean War Roger M. Godreau, of Lowell, died December 17, 2014, in Boston, after a lengthy illness, aged 83 years. He was the beloved husband of Charlotte A. (Sireen) Godreau, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Born in Rumford, Maine, July 16, 1931, a son of the late Maxim and Annette (Frechette) Godreau. He received his education in the Lowell school system and graduated from Lowell High School. He enlisted in the U. S. Army on September 19, 1952, serving as Sergeant with the 21st Ordnance Company until his honorable discharge in 1954. He received the National…

  • Arlington

    Loretta G. Quinn

    QUINN, Loretta G. (Woods) of Arlington. Dec. 18, 2014. Beloved wife of the late John Quinn. Loving mother of Brian Quinn of Nashua, NH and the late John Quinn Jr. Sister of the late Joseph, Michael, William, and John Woods, Margaret Bishop, Rita Ventura, and Helen Elio. Also survived by 6 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Memorial mass will be held at Saint Agnes Church in Arlington on Saturday Jan. 17th 2015 at 10 am. Relatives and friends invited. Visitation prior to the mass at the Keefe Funeral Home, from 8:30-9:30 am. Burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington. For obituary, directions or to send a condolence visit www.keefefuneralhome.com View Full…

  • Abington

    Gary Sprague 12/19/2014 Abington, MA / Weymouth, MA

    Gary S. Sprague “Spudge” age 63, passed away at Guardian Center in Brockton on Friday, December 19, 2014. Spudge is survived by his father, Harry F. Sprague Sr. and his wife Margaret of Vermont, his mother, Betty Anne Kingsbury of Athol, his 2 brothers, Harry F. Sprague Jr. and his wife Patricia of Weymouth and Paul Sprague and his partner Ellen Delorey of Brockton. He also leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins and uncles. Gary was born and grew up in Weymouth, graduated from Weymouth High School in 1969 and lived in Abington for the last 25 years. He was a lifelong self-employed Contractor and served his country in the Air…

  • Haverhill

    Genevieve Coldwell, 40

    HAVERHILL: Genevieve was the daughter of Corinne Yates and the late Charles Hadley. Gen leaves four children, Kevin, Breannah, Amber, and Ashley, along with five sisters and many nieces and nephews. View Full Notice → Genevieve Coldwell, 40

  • Medford

    Mary E. Barrile 12/17/2014 Medford, MA / Woburn, MA / Winchester, MA

    Barrile, Mary E. (Sheehan) of Medford, December 17th. Beloved wife of the late Anthony E. Barrile. Devoted mother of Edward Barrile and his wife Linda of Winchester, Robert Barrile and his wife Linda, Denise Amerena and her husband James, all of Medford. Loving grandmother of Michael Barrile, Robert Barrile and his wife Renee, James, William and Stephen Amerena, Paul, Matthew, Christopher and Daniel Barrile. Loving great grandmother of Theresa and Alex Barrile. Sister of the late James and Richard Sheehan. Funeral from the McLaughlin – Dello Russo Funeral Home, 60 Pleasant St., WOBURN, Monday, December 22nd, at 11:45 a.m. followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Raphael Church, 514…

  • Salem

    Theresa “Terri” S. (Spediacci) Rothwell, 75

    MARBLEHEAD: Theresa "Terri" S. (Spediacci) Rothwell, wife of Eliot Rothwell, age 75, died peacefully on Thursday, December 18, 2014, in Fort Myers, Fla. Born in Lynn, the daughter of the late Arnold a View Full Notice → Theresa “Terri” S. (Spediacci) Rothwell, 75

  • Vineyard Haven

    Carolyn F. Ryan

    Carolyn F. Ryan of Edgartown and Reading died peacefully on Saturday December 13, 2014.  She was 86. She was the wife of James “Jim” Ryan (deceased) and mother of James F. Ryan (deceased), Patrick E. Ryan (deceased), Paul M. Ryan of Shirley, John F. (Jack) Ryan of Tewksbury, Kevin D. Ryan of Edgartown, and Brian D. Ryan of Wakefield. At her request, a private graveside service was held on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at Tewksbury Cemetery. Donations in her memory, gratefully accepted, may be made to the Edgartown Council on Aging, PO Box 1295, Edgartown MA 02539. The post Carolyn F. Ryan appeared first on Martha's Vineyard Times. View Full…

  • North Andover

    Mary D. (Thibault) Cerasuolo, 86

    HAVERHILL: Mary D. (Thibault) Cerasuolo, 86, of a lifelong resident of Haverhill, passed away peacefully at her home with her loving family by her side after years of suffering from Alzheimer’s Diseas View Full Notice → Mary D. (Thibault) Cerasuolo, 86

  • Newburyport

    Dorothy J. (Roberts) Cobb

    NEWBURYPORT: Dorothy J. (Roberts) Cobb, age 95, longtime Salisbury resident, passed peacefully Wednesday afternoon, December 17, 2014 at Country Center for Health and Rehabilitation in Newburyport, wi View Full Notice → Dorothy J. (Roberts) Cobb

  • New Bedford

    Irene Moran 12/17/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Irene Moran, 84, of New Bedford passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday December 17, 2014. Born and raised in Haverhill, the daughter of the late William F. and Ida G. (Woodman) Moran, she lived in Wrentham and Wareham before moving to New Bedford 11 years ago. Irene attended the LifeStream Day Habilitation Program. Survivors include her caregiver for many years, Vidalia Sousa of New Bedford; and her LifeStream family. Her Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 11 AM in the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford. Visitation will be on Friday from 10-11 AM prior to the service. Burial will follow in Rural Cemetery.…

  • Waltham

    Joseph Burgoyne

    Of Waltham, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening December 17th, 2014 surrounded by his loving family at the Maristhill Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Waltham at the age of 84. Complete obituary to follow. The Brasco & Sons Memorial Chapels in WALTHAM will be assisting the Burgoyne Family with arrangements. View Full Notice → Joseph Burgoyne

  • Taunton

    Ann T. (Pacheco) Ploude 12/14/2014 East Taunton, MA / Taunton, MA

    TAUNTON – Ann Theresa (Pacheco) Ploude, wife of the late Joseph L. Ploude, died at Marian Manor on Dec. 14, 2014. She was 97. Born in Taunton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Theresa (Cabral) Pacheco. A lifelong resident of Taunton, Mrs. Ploude attended Taunton schools. A homemaker for most of her adult life, she was employed for a time by G.E. and the former Ansonia Mills. In her spare time, Mrs. Ploude enjoyed crocheting and jigsaw puzzles. She was a communicant of Holy Family Church. Survivors include two sons, Robert A. Ploude and his wife Patricia of Raynham and Richard K. Ploude and his fiancé Maryann…

  • Southbridge

    Jonathan F. “Bing” Swain of Charlton, Massachusetts, February 8, 1934 – December 15, 2014

    Lt. Col. Jonathan Folger “Bing” Swain, peacefully passed away Monday, December 15, 2014 in Charlton, MA at the age of 80. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Madeline “Dutch” Barbara (Ricker), two daughters; Jennifer of Los Altos, CA and Suzanne of Winchester, MA, three grandchildren; Mark, Lexie and Juliana all of Winchester, MA and ten nieces and nephews. His brother, Richard Francis Chase Swain, predeceased him. Born February 8, 1934 the son of Don Day Swain and Louise Holly (Thomas), Bing was raised in Worcester and summered in Nantucket, where he would meet his wife, Dutch. He was a graduate of Tabor Academy and a postgraduate student…

  • Gloucester

    Barbara G. Ritchie 12/14/2014 Annisquam, MA / Gloucester, MA

    ANNISQUAM: Barbara G. Ritchie, 87, wife of the late David A. Ritchie II, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Born on December 11, 1927 in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of the late Capt. Douglas V. Gladding, USN Ret. and Martha West Gladding. Growing up as a Navy Junior, allowed Barbara the opportunity to live all over the world and experience many cultures. She graduated from Girls Latin School in Washington, DC and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Regarded as a truly lovely lady who epitomized style and grace, her generous heart and charitable nature were just a few of…

  • Framingham

    Lynda A. (Callahan) Kampersol 12/18/2014 Norton, MA / Framingham, MA

    Lynda A. Kampersol, 63 Dateline: Norton, MA Lynda A. (Callahan) Kampersol, age 63, of Norton, formerly of Framingham, passed away surrounded by her loving family, in the comfort of her home on Thursday, December 18, 2014. She was the beloved wife of John R. Kampersol to whom she was wed for the past 42 years. Born in Cambridge, MA on July 13, 1951, she was a loving daughter of the late Robert Sr., and Myrtle (Crowell) Callahan. Lynda grew up in Framingham and was a graduate of Framingham South High School. She had made her home in Norton for the past 14 years. For many years, Mrs. Kampersol compassionately served…

  • Brockton

    Ruth M. Duncanson 12/16/2014 Brockton, MA

    Ruth M. (Bromley) Duncanson, age 66, of Brockton, died Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at Tufts New England Medical Center following a period of failing health. Born in Connecticut, she was the daughter of Harlan Bromley of Mesa, AZ and the late Ruth (Stewart) Bromley. She was raised in Rockland, was a graduate of Rockland High School, and attended Massasoit Community College. Ruth was a full time homemaker and mother to her four children, and had held various jobs throughout her life. She had many hobbies and interests, of which spending time with her grandchildren was her greatest joy. Ruth is survived by her four children, Kim Cusick and her husband…

  • Springfield

    Francisco Mateo

    Springfield~ Francisco Mateo, 68, passed away on December 13, 2014. He was born in Salinas, Puerto Rico on March 6, 1946 to the Juan Mateo and Guillermina DeJesus. He is survived by: his mother; a brother, Jose Mendez, and 2 sisters, Nilda Nelly Mateo and Digna Gonzalez. He will be greatly missed. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, December 17, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Puerta Del Cielo® Funeral Home, 730 State St. The Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, December 18, from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass at 10 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church. The Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. View…

  • Gardner

    Dorothee Gingras

    Dorothee M. (Pelland) Gingras, 89, of 128 Cottage Street, Trumbull, Ct, formerly of Gardner, died suddenly, Wednesday, December 17, 2014 in Connecticut Hospice of Branford, CT. Born in Fitchburg on May 30, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Lea (Dambroise) Pelland. Dorothee graduated from the former Holy Rosary Academy of Gardner. She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner. Dorothee was employed for many years in the bookkeeping department of the former Heywood-Wakefield Company of Gardner. She loved to travel, and had traveled the world twice. One of her most memorable traveling experiences was visiting King Tut’s Tomb during her…