• Medway

    Vincent Frederick Sia 12/26/2014 Medway, MA

    Vincent Frederick Sia, 60, a lifelong resident of Medway, died suddenly Friday, December 26, 2014 at his home. He and his wife Heidi (Taylor) Sia shared 44 years together, having been married for the past 27 years. Born in Milford, MA on September 25, 1954, he was the son of the late Angelo and Julia (Farquahar) Sia. Vinny graduated from Medway High School in 1972 and earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Bridgewater State College in 1976. He was the owner of Sia Restorations in Medway where he took pride in his work as a carpenter and a painter. Vinny loved to play his acoustic guitar, and listen to…

  • Methuen

    James David Mackey 12/28/2014 Tewksbury, MA / Methuen, MA / Anchorage, AK

    …formerly of Tewksbury, Purple Heart veteran; 66 METHUEN – James David Mackey, age 66, a decorated Vietnam War veteran, died early Sunday morning, December 28, at the Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, after a courageous six month battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Gung Mackey, who died in Thailand last August. Jimmy was born in Lowell, a son of the late Charles and Eileen (Devine) Mackey, and was raised in Tewksbury. He graduated Tewksbury Memorial High School, and enlisted into the Navy. He was assigned to river boat patrols in Vietnam, where he received a Purple Heart Medal for wounds received in a firefight. Upon his honorable…

  • Salem

    Dana L. Hansen, 78

    HAMILTON: Dana L. Hansen, 78, beloved husband of Marjorie (Kipp) Hansen, died Monday, December 22, 2014 at Beverly Hospital. View Full Notice → Dana L. Hansen, 78

  • North Andover

    Nellie Damato, 81

    EXETER, NH: Nellie Damato, 81, of Exeter, formerly of Seabrook, died peacefully Wednesday, December 24, 2014, at Exeter Center. View Full Notice → Nellie Damato, 81

  • Newburyport

    Joaquim “Jack” DeAlmeida, 87

    ROWLEY: Joaquim "Jack" DeAlmeida, 87, a longtime resident of Rowley, passed away Tuesday evening, December 23, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Doris "Penny" ( View Full Notice → Joaquim “Jack” DeAlmeida, 87

  • Woburn

    Catherine A. Ward-Cullinane 12/22/2014 Winchester, MA / Woburn, MA

    Ward-Cullinane, Catherine A. “Kay” (Crispo), 86, of South Yarmouth, formerly of Woburn, December 22, 2014. Loving mother of Joseph J. Cullinane, Karen A. (Cullinane-Flynn) Gaumont and husband Gary, and Dianne M. Cullinane and partner Cheryll Dossas. Loving Sister to Joan Oteri of CA, Mary Larsen, WA, the late Ellen LoPresti, FL, and the late Betty Guill, CA . Lovingly survived by two grandchildren, Michael J. Flynn and Stephanie M. Flynn, and two great-grandchildren Brendan Flynn and Kristina Gustafson. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to gather at Costello Funeral Home, 177 Washington Street, Winchester, on Sun., Jan. 4 from 2-5PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Kay’s memory may be…

  • Worcester County

    Theresa (Saccoccio) Boulais 12/27/2014 Worcester, MA

    Worcester – Theresa (Saccoccio) Boulais, 99, of Worcester, died on Saturday, December 27th surrounded by her family in Saint Vincent Hospital after a short illness. Mrs. Boulais was married for 63 years to the late Leon W. Boulais, who died in 2006. She is survived by two daughters, Susan E. Boss and her husband, Ernest of Worcester and Lois M. Ducharme of Millbury; 8 grandchildren, Diane Robinson, Bill Boss, David Goyette, Eric Boss, Jill Goyette, Sharon Gregoire, Theresa Boss and Gail Brown; 23 great grandchildren, Ashley, Justin, Peter, Ryan, D.J., Amanda, Anthony, Marissa, Jenelle, Nathan, Ariana, Paige, Zachary, Emma, Brandon, Cory, Cole, Owen, Joseph, Jessica, Jacob, Gabriel and Etta; 5…

  • Tewksbury

    Irene Bioren 12/28/2014 Tewksbury, MA

    …formerly of Tewksbury; 95 TEWKSBURY – Irene Bioren, age 95, a resident of Chelmsford Crossing since 1997, died peacefully on Sunday morning at Wingate of Belvidere. She was the beloved wife of Russell J. Bioren, who died in 1991. She was born in Cambridge, February 3, 1919, a daughter of the late Michael and Margaret (Carroll) Sweet, and raised in Cambridge. She lived in Cambridge until moving her family to Tewksbury in 1956. She was a communicant of St. William’s Church in Tewksbury, and was remembered as having devoted her life to her family. She is survived by three daughters, Eileen M. Fluet and her husband Paul of Laconia, NH,…

  • Taunton

    Rita J. Murphy 12/25/2014 Yarmouth, MA / Taunton, MA

    In Hilton Head, South Carolina, December 25, 2014 Rita J. Murphy, Age 94, passed away suddenly at Hilton Head Hospital. Rita was the wife of the late William F. Murphy. She was born in Bangor, ME, the daughter of the late James T. and Estelle (Belliveau) White. Rita was educated in Taunton schools and resided there until moving to South Yarmouth in 1976. In the past few years Rita moved to Hilton Head to be with her family. Rita enjoyed playing golf, cards and cherished her time with family. Rita was also a communicant of St. Pius Church in Yarmouth and was very involved in church charities and organizations. Rita…

  • Salem

    Margueritte J. (St. Laurent) sienkiewicz 12/26/2014 South Berwick, ME / Salem, MA

    Margueritte J. ( St. Laurent) Sienkiewicz 77 of South Berwick, Maine, died unexpectedly at her home Friday, December 26, 2014. She was the wife of the late Ralph Sienkiewicz. Born in Peabody and raised in Salem, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (Tremblay) St. Laurent. A graduate of Salem High, she married Sonny Erwin, of Salem, at the age 18. Margueritte later married career Air Force man Ron Jewett and became a military wife and mother. Military life suited her well as she enjoyed being stationed in various parts of the country and traveling in general. In later years she returned to Salem and Marblehead where…

  • Watertown

    Jean O’Kucian 12/24/2014

    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…

  • South Weymouth

    Doris R. Klay 12/27/2014 South Weymouth, MA / Weymouth, MA

    Doris Ruth Klay (McIntyre), age 97, passed away after a brief illness on December 27, 2014. Doris was born in Somerville, MA on December 19, 1917 and was the only child of Harold Floyd McIntyre and Louise Amalia (Kaiser) McIntyre. She lived most of her adult life in South Weymouth. Doris was predeceased by her husband of 30 years, George H. Klay and leaves her beloved son, Tracy Williams Klay, daughter-in-law Kim Klay and granddaughter Meredith Klay, all of Wellesley. She also leaves her longtime companion and special friend, Robert Johnson, of Weymouth. Doris received her bachelor’s degree in music and a master’s degree in education from Boston University and…

  • Hubbardston

    Blanche M. Underwood 12/28/2014 Hubbardston, MA

    Blanche M. (Green) Underwood, 92, formerly of Worcester, passed away Sunday, December 28th in Quabbin Valley Health Center, Athol. Her husband, Russell F. Underwood, died in 1990. She leaves two daughters, Linda Bourque and her husband Ronald of Hubbardston and Rita E. Dana and her husband Stephen of Alton, NH; a son, James A. Underwood and his wife Dorothy of Perry, ME; her cousins, Hazel Stanley and Roberta DesRosier; her nieces, Rosalind Carter and Paula McNally; and eight grandchildren. She was born in Worcester, the daughter of Alfred and Ethel (Thurston) Green and lived there all her life before moving to Hubbardston in 2010. Mrs. Underwood graduated from South High…

  • Fall River

    Israel Olang Torres 12/25/2014 Fall River, MA / Providence, RI

    PROVIDENCE… Israel Olang Torres, 80, of Fall River passed away December 25th at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Reyes Olang and Lydia Torres. He had lived in Fall River for the past 6 years. He was the companion of 37 years of the late Luz Baga. Mr. Olang Torres worked as a truck driver for the United States Postal Service and enjoyed spending time at home. Survivors include several step-children, step-grandchildren nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, and 3 brothers. Service to which relatives and friends are invited will be held Friday, January 2 at…

  • Canton

    Edith B. (Woodman) Hale 12/27/2014 Hudson, MA / Norwood, MA / Canton, MA

    Hudson, MA Edith B. (Woodman) Hale, 95, of Hudson MA, formerly of Norwood, died at home on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She is predeceased by her loving husband of 62 years Ralph C. Hale. She leaves her children Paul Hale and his wife Louise, Karen Warren and her husband Kent, Laura Kent and her husband Stephen, Ellen Cantrill and her husband Wayne. She also leaves a sister-in-law Beverly Mahoney and eight grandchildren: Lori Zacharias, Amy McKeown, Adam Warren, Joshua Sampson, Rachael Ancahas, Daniel Sudberry, David Hale, and Brian Hale, as well as seven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by…

  • Brockton

    David C. Marshall 12/28/2014 Brockton, MA / Brockton, MA

    David C. Marshall (55) of Brockton died December 28th in the Brockton Hospital after a period of failing health. He was the husband of Joanne Marshall. He was born in Brockton son of James Marshall and Louise (Urban) Shea both of Florida. He was a resident of Brockton the past 30 years coming from Bridgewater. He was a long time auto-truck mechanic for Woodards in Brockton. Dave enjoyed fishing, boating and especially riding his Harley Davidson. You could always find Dave at various motorcycle runs and events throughout the area. In addition to his wife and parents he is survived by his two sons Eric and Sean Marshall both of…

  • Charlestown

    PATRICIA A. “PAT” (GARDNER) DAVIS 12/27/2014 Charlestown, MA / Stoneham, MA

    Patricia A. “Pat” (Gardner) Davis, a 13 year resident of Stoneham and former longtime resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at Winchester Hospital in Winchester following an extended illness. She was 73 years old. Pat was born in Boston on January 20, 1941, a daughter of the late Joseph P. Gardner and Helena G. (Howland) Gardner. She grew up in Charlestown where she was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Charlestown High School in 1958. Pat was a homemaker most of her adult life where she dedicated herself with love and care to her husband and 5 daughters. She enjoyed…

  • Cambridge

    Lorraine E. Trant

    TRANT, Lorraine of Westfield, formerly of Somerville and Cambridge. Dec. 21, 2014. Daughter of the late David and Anna Trant. Loving sister of the late Dorothy Cotter, David, Lawrence, Herbert, and Edward Trant. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to a memorial service in the funeral home on Friday Jan. 9, 2015 at 12 pm with visitation from 11-12 pm. Burial will follow at Cambridge Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge. View Full Notice → Lorraine E. Trant

  • Burlington

    Dorothy A. “Dotty” Almonte 12/26/2014 Medford, MA / Burlington, MA / Bristol, RI

    Dorothy A. “Dotty” Almonte, Of Medford, age 73 passed away peacefully on December 26, 2014. Beloved daughter of the late Marco and Bessie Federico. Dorothy was born in Boston, and grew up in the North End of Boston. She graduated from Julie Billiart Central High School, Class of 1960. Dorothy met and married the love of her life in 1963. She is survived by her loving husband Nick with whom she enjoyed 51 years of marriage. Devoted mother of Anthony and his wife Maria of Burlington, Nicholas and his wife Carolyn of Bristol, RI. Adored and proud grandmother of Michael, Sara, Julia, Olivia and Ethan. Dorothy is survived by two…

  • Boston

    Mary E. Casey 12/27/2014 Somerville, MA / South Boston, MA

    Mary E. Casey, 74 of Somerville, died Saturday after a brief illness in the Watertown Health Center, Watertown. Born in Boston, she lived in Somerville for the past 45 years and formerly of South Boston. She was the daughter of the late Ruth (McLaughlin) and Herbert. Mary was a Document Manager, for several insurance companies in the Boston area for 40 years and retired in 2005. Beloved wife of the late Chester L. Casey. Devoted mother of William Dresser and Robin Velazquez both of Somerville. Funeral from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., MEDFORD Wednesday at 10:30 AM followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Benedict Church,…

  • Gardner

    Aurel Bourdages

    Aurel Bourdages, 73, of 11 Stephens Way, E. Templeton, died peacefully, Wednesday, December 24, 2014 in UMASS Memorial Medical Center, 55 Lake Ave N., Worcester, after a long illness. Born in Quebec, Canada on October 28, 1941, he was the son of the late Adorice and Blanche (LeBlanc) Bourdages. Aurel was a self-employed contractor for many years, prior to retiring in 1995. He was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner. Aurel enjoyed spending time in his garage, and he loved spending time with his family and grandchildren. He leaves his wife of 49 years, Yvonne (Drisdelle) Bourdages, of E. Templeton; two daughters, Francine Bourdages…

  • Arlington

    Marguerite Sutherland

    SUTHERLAND, Marguerite (Macdonald). Of Arlington and Woburn, formerly of Somerville. December 22, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Paul George Sutherland. Loving mother of Roberta Sutherland of Arlington, VA, Meg Danley and her husband Howard of Mt. Airy, MD, and Ellen Sutherland of Worcester, MA. Also survived by her “Big Sister” Roberta Macdonald of Cambridge and Somerville. Cherished grandmother of Julianne, Evan, and Brenna. Great grandmother of Cora, Hannah, and Grace. Dear aunt to many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends invited to attend a visitation at the Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Chestnut St., Rt. 60 (adjacent to St. Agnes Church) ARLINGTON on Friday from 9-11 am, followed by her…

  • Boston

    Jose Terrero Marte 12/27/2014 Boston, MA

    Jose Terrero Marte, age 94, of Dorchester, formerly of DaJabon, Dominican Republic, on December 27, 2014. Loving husband of Teodosa Rivera. Visiting hours and funeral services will take place at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Friday January 2, 2015 from 10 am until 1 pm. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment services will follow at St. Michael’s Cemetery, Roslindale. View Full Notice → Jose Terrero Marte 12/27/2014 Boston, MA

  • New Bedford

    Helen Banks 12/25/2014 New Bedford, MA

    Helen (Cabeca) Banks, age 78, died in her home December 25, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. She was born on March 30, 1936 and was a lifelong resident of New Bedford. She worked as a switchboard operator at St. Luke’s Hospital for over 50 years. Helen was all about family and was devoted to her children. She enjoyed organizing family gatherings, and preparing great food and fun entertainment. She especially loved spending time with her grandson, Aleksandr, and her grandnephews, Aaron and Peter Sughrue. She also shared a close bond with her nephew, Michael Correia, of Fall River. She was predeceased by her parents, Antone and Helen (Cabral)…

  • Worcester County

    Richard M. Libuda 12/26/2014 Worcester, MA

    WORCESTER-Richard M. Libuda, 54, passed away Friday, December 26th at St. Vincent Hospital. Richard leaves his two children, Kayla Libuda of New York and Benjamin Libuda of Auburn; his father, Richard B. Libuda of Ormond Beach, FL; his brother, Jeffrey S. Libuda of Paxton; two sisters, Deborah Libuda of Newburyport and Lisa Keane and her husband Joseph of Holden; his former wife, Debra (Duguay) Libuda and three nephews. His mother, Pauline K. (Ziemba) Libuda predeceased him. Richard was born in Worcester and graduated from Burncoat High School and Springfield College. He formerly worked as a salesman at Muzak. Richard enjoyed landscaping, golf, grilling and spending time with his family. He…

  • Waltham

    Richard Fletcher

    Of Middleboro, passed away unexpectedly Saturday December 6th, 2104 in his residence at the age of 46. Born on July 10, 1968 in Boston; beloved son of the late Elaine Marie Fletcher, and dad’s Joseph Andrews and Richard Fletcher. Derrick had a love of music, playing the guitar, singing and pretending he was in a rock band. He had a heart of gold and would give anyone his last dollar. He is survived by his devoted & loving siblings Nadine McDougald and her husband William of Raynham, Joseph Fletcher and his fiance’ Ilene Konigsberg of Taunton, Richard Thomas and his wife Shannon of Boston, Kevin Thomas and his wife Susan…

  • Taunton

    Noah Raymond McCrohan 12/25/2014 Taunton, MA / Taunton, MA

    Noah McCrohan 44 of Taunton passed away suddenly on December 25, 2014. He was the beloved son of Devona A. McCrohan (Dionne) and the late John T. “Jigger” McCrohan III. Mr. McCrohan is reunited with his grandparents; the late John T. McCrohan, Jr. and Gladys I. McCrohan (Marshall). Noah was born on June 18, 1970 in Taunton. He graduated from Bristol County Agricultural School in 1988 and went on to serve as a dedicated employee at Morton Hospital in the Housekeeping and Facility Services Department for several years. Friends and co-workers will forever remember Noah as a diligent, hardworking man who was the definition of a “Good Soul”. Making people…

  • Watertown

    Emma Abu Daboul

    Emma Abu Daboul, of Southborough, Massachusetts passed away peacefully on December 26, 2014. Loving mother of Topper A. Daboul and his wife Melanie, George Daboul and his wife Carolyn and Missy Daboul Margolis and her husband David. Devoted grandmother of Mark Daboul, Marni Catani, Heidi Zizza, Samantha Hanna, Heather MacKey, Drake Daboul, Baby Topper Daboul and the late Michael C. Daboul. Sister of Dr. Dolores Smith and Virginia Mahboub. Also survived by 9 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family will receive visitors at the home of Missy Daboul Margolis and her husband David, 374 Singeltary Lane, Framingham, Massachusetts on Sunday, January 4th, 2015 from 2…