• Worcester County

    Robert A. McClellan 12/21/2014 Worcester, MA / Locust Grove, GA

    WORCESTER, MA: Robert A. McClellan, 63, of Locust Grove, Georgia, formerly of Worcester, died on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at Piedmont Henry Hospital in Stockbridge, GA, after a brief illness. He leaves his wife of 20 years, Maggie B. (Speight) McClellan; a son, Kareem McClellan; a brother, Randy McClellan and his wife Celeste of Elk Grove, GA; two sisters, Cheryl McClellan of Chula Vista, CA, Deborah Gold and her husband Daniel of San Diego, CA; 10 brothers-in law, 4 sisters-in law; many nieces and nephews. He was born in Chelsea, MA, son of the late Albert N. and Dorothy M. (Martin) McClellan and lived in Massachusetts until moving to Georgia.…

  • Somerville

    Mary B. “Mae” Mullin 12/21/2014 Somerville, MA

    Cherished daughter of the late William J. and Sarah J. (O’Brien) Mullin. Devoted sister of the late Louise, William and George Mullin, Margaret Donahue, Ethel Mullin, Florence Gallagher and James Mullin. Proud grand aunt of James Mullin, Lorraine Splann, Margaret Sanchez, Janet Scott, William and Thomas Mullin. Loving friend of Patricia Flynn. Visiting hours in the Jeanne Jugan Residence – Little Sisters of the Poor, 186 Highland Avenue, Somerville on Tuesday, December 30th from 9:30am to 11:00am. A Funeral Mass will follow in the Chapel of the Jeanne Jugan Residence on Tuesday at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mae’s honor to the Little Sisters of…

  • Watertown

    Jean O’Kucian 12/24/2014 Watertown, MA

    O’Kucian, Jean (Rautio) of Watertown, suddenly, December 23, 2014. Beloved wife of the late John O’Kucian. Devoted daughter of the late Otto and Florence Rautio. Sister of Eleanor Pierce and the late Raymond Rautio. Loving aunt of Dixie Raymond and her husband Chris, Theresa Shaw and her husband Jim, Eugene Pierce and his wife Mary and Glenn Pierce and his wife Deborah. Also survived by many loving great nieces and nephews. Funeral service at the Aram Bedrosian Funeral Home, 558 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown on Monday, December 29 at 12 noon. A visitation period will be held on Monday from 11 – 12, immediately prior to the funeral service. Relatives…

  • Roxbury

    Andrew J. Kelly 12/23/2014 West Roxbury, MA

    Kelly, Andrew Joseph 87, of West Roxbury and Falmouth, formerly of Neponset, passed peacefully on December 23, 2014 Andrew was the beloved husband of Rita (Manning) Kelly and son of the late John and Margaret (MacDonagh) Kelly, loving Father of daughter Nancy Kelly Stutman and her husband Richard and sons Mark of Dedham, Paul and Richard of West Roxbury, 12 loving grandchildren, brother of James and Claire Kelly of Milford and Myles and Joyce Kelly of N. Andover. He was pre-deceased by his sister Mary and Bill Leary, brothers John and Pricilla Kelly, Joseph and Joan Kelly. Andrew was a Naval veteran of WWII serving on the USS Arkansas BB33…

  • Haverhill

    David F. Curtin 12/23/2014 Haverhill, MA

    HAVERHILL: David F. Curtin, 79, retired H.F.D. Capt., died unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at his lake house in Maine. He was the beloved husband of Venise (Bedard) Curtin. Born in Haverhill on September 16, 1935, he was the son of the late John J. and Elizabeth (Jurgel) Curtin. A lifelong resident of Haverhill, he enjoyed spending time at his lake house in Maine. He had also served in the U.S. Army. David proudly served twenty-four years in the Haverhill Fire Department, retiring as Captain in 1989. He was a member of the Haverhill Fire Department, Local #1011 and the H.F.D. Relief Association. In addition to his wife, he…

  • Brookline

    Elena A. (Capachione) Martel 12/24/2014 Brockton, MA / Easton, MA / Brookline, MA / Ojai, CA

    Elena Annette (Capachione) Martel passed away on December 24, 2014 at her residence in Easton, Massachusetts with her loving children, sisters and dear friends by her side. Elena was born on June 21, 1929 in Brockton where she lived for most of her life, residing in Easton Massachusetts for the last 18 years. Elena was a communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Brockton. She was the daughter of the late Sabino and Rose (Torronne) Capachione. Elena attended public schools in Brockton, graduating with the Brockton High School Class of 1947, where she was voted Best Dressed of her class. She graduated from Fisher Jr. College in 1949 and…

  • Chelmsford

    Harry Vandermeer

    CHELMSFORD – Harry W.A. Vandermeer, age 84, a longtime resident of Chelmsford died Saturday, December 20, 2014 at his home following a long illness. He was the beloved husband of Astrid M.J. (Veltman)Vandermeer, to whom he was married for 56 years. He was born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on September 16, 1930, and was the son of the late Willem and An (Meyer) Vandermeer. He received his education in The Netherlands. Prior to his retirement, Harry was a physicist and was the owner of Optical System Technology, Inc. He was an active parishioner of St. Mary Parish in Chelmsford. Harry was an avid reader and he loved to travel and…

  • Brockton

    Meredith “Bootsy” Gassett 12/24/2014 Brockton, MA

    Meredith J. “Bootsy” (Shave) Gassett, age 87 of Brockton, died Wednesday December 24, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born in Brockton, a daughter of the late Lewis and Ruth (MacLeod) Shave and lived on Pearl Street her entire life. A graduate of Brockton High School, Meredith worked for many years in the cafeteria of the Hancock Elementary School. In her free time, she enjoyed walking in the woods and reading. Meredith will be remembered as a kind and gentle woman who enjoyed time spent with her children and grandchildren. Meredith was the mother of Kenneth Gassett of Brockton, John Gassett and his…

  • Boston

    Debra Zukowski 12/23/2014 South Boston, MA

    Zukowski, Debra A. (Quigg) — of South Boston, MA passed away suddenly on December 23, 2014 at the age of 56. Beloved wife of the late Charles Zukowski Jr. Devoted mother of the late Kara Quigg, Daniel Lau, and Charles Zukowski III. Proud and Loving Nana to Daijah, Xavier, Brendon, Aurora, Janessa and Bryanna. Daughter of the late Walter L. Quigg and the late Catherine Dubuc. Sister of Russell, Wally, and Tommy Quigg. She is also survived by her extended family as well as many loved ones. Services will be held on Sunday December 28th 2014 from 12pm to 4pm at Casper Funeral Services, 187 Dorchester Street, South Boston, MA…

  • Methuen

    Martha Mary Howard 12/23/2014 Methuen, MA / Haverhill, MA

    METHUEN: Martha Mary Howard, 47, died peacefully, Tuesday, December 23, 2014 in her home. Born in Haverhill on September 20, 1967, she was the daughter of the late Richard S. and Joan P. (Preble) Howard. She had resided in Haverhill most of her life before moving to Methuen ten years ago. She was a beloved sister, aunt and was loved by her many dear friends. She is survived by her three brothers, Matthew Howard of Lynn, Christopher Howard and his wife, Marianne of Standish, Maine and Philip Howard and his wife, Kerri of Kingston, New Hampshire; her cherished nieces and nephews, Jeremy, Dania, Andrew, Nathaniel, Tanner, Molly and Alison Howard…

  • New Bedford

    Quentin W. Youngblood 12/21/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Quentin W. Youngblood, 91, of New Bedford, died peacefully on Sunday, December 21, 2014 after a brief illness at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the devoted husband of the late May R. (Leo) Youngblood and the father of Steven L. Youngblood. Born in New Bedford on April 28, 1923, the son of the late Julian B. and Bertha M. (Jackson) Youngblood, he grew up in the West End of New Bedford and attended Thomas R. Rodman School. He graduated from New Bedford High School in 1942 and was a member of the track team. He then attended Tuskegee Institute in Alabama and became a pilot. He was stationed at Kearns…

  • Worcester County

    Dorothy A. Quimby 12/23/2014 Worcester, MA

    WORCESTER-Dorothy A. “Arlene” (Downing) Quimby, 97, of Worcester passed away Tuesday, December 23 in the Millbury Healthcare Center. Arrangements are incomplete and in the care of CALLAHAN~FAY AND CASWELL Funeral Home, 61 Myrtle Street. View Full Notice → Dorothy A. Quimby 12/23/2014 Worcester, MA

  • Westborough

    Robert Labonte

    SHREWSBURY- Robert C. Labonte, of Shrewsbury, passed away on Monday, December 22, 2014 at his home. Services and burial will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, his family requests that donations be made to Saint Mary’s Church, 640 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545. View Full Notice → Robert Labonte

  • Shrewsbury

    Yvonne Coates

    WORCESTER- Yvonne B. (Bankoff) Coates, 86, of Worcester died Tuesday, December 23, 2014 in Kindred Nursing Home in Westborough after an illness. Calling hours will be on Monday, December 29, 2014 from 10:30-11:00AM with a prayer service following at 11:00AM in the Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main Street. Burial will be in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. View Full Notice → Yvonne Coates

  • Roxbury

    Elizabeth L. Greene 12/21/2014 West Roxbury, MA

    GREENE, Elizabeth L. Lifelong resident of Roslindale, Dec. 21, 2014. Beloved daughter of the late Walter and Anna (Dolan) Greene. Devoted sister of Walter Greene Jr., of Roslindale, George Greene of Douglas and the late Anna Robinson and Mary Cove. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral from the P.E. Murray-F.J. Higgins, George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home 2000 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY Monday at 10:30am. Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Roslindale at 11:30am. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Sunday from 1-4pm. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. View Full Notice → Elizabeth L. Greene 12/21/2014 West Roxbury, MA

  • Lawrence

    Arthur F. Hayes 12/23/2014

    Arthur F. Hayes, 94, Formerly of Lawrence, died on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at the Bedford VA Medical Center in Bedford, MA. Visitation will be Friday, December 26, 2014 from 10:30 to 11:00AM with a funeral service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery in Methuen. View Full Notice → Arthur F. Hayes 12/23/2014

  • Boston

    Marie DeSailles 12/9/2014 Boston, MA

    Marie DeSailles of Norwood, formerly of Haiti on December 9, 2014. Her wake will be held at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Saturday January 3. The funeral will be held on Sunday January 4 at Temple Salem 222 Woodrow Ave. Dorchester. The burial will take place on Monday January 5 at Rosedale Cemetery in Linwood, New Jersey. All times to be announced soon. View Full Notice → Marie DeSailles 12/9/2014 Boston, MA

  • Medford

    Diane M. Rossetti 12/24/2014 Medford, MA / North Andover, MA

    Diane M. Rossetti passed away peacefully at the Aberjona Nursing Center on Christmas Eve. She was 77. Born and raised in Boston’s West End, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Elena (Christopher) DeCristoforo. Diane was a graduate of Medford High and lived in Medford for nearly 60 years. She married Anthony J. “Russ” J. Rossetti 59 years ago and together they raised their family. A loving and devoted wife and mother, Diane was active at St. Joseph Parish and served as President on more than one occasion of the Mother’s Club. In addition to her husband she leaves her devoted children: Linda Iacabone and her husband Roger…