• Salem

    Richard W. Howard, 89

    PEABODY: Richard W. Howard, 89, passed away on December 25, 2014, in Hunt Nursing Home in Danvers. He was the loving companion of Lillian Power of Danvers. View Full Notice → Richard W. Howard, 89

  • Newburyport

    Ashley L. Collins

    HAMPTON, NH: Ashley L. Collins, 30, of Hampton, died suddenly at her home on Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25, 2014. View Full Notice → Ashley L. Collins

  • Methuen

    Thomas H. Petralia 12/26/2014 Methuen, MA

    Thomas H. Petralia, age 68 of Pride’s Crossing passed away on Friday, December 26, 2014 at his late residence. He was the son of the late Victor P and Eva (Rumore) Petralia. Tom was born in Lawrence on November 14, 1946, and was a Methuen resident for many years. He spent about twenty years as a resident of North Andover. Tom was a 1964 graduate of Tenney Memorial High School in Methuen. After high school, he received an Associates Degree in Accounting at Burdett College in Boston. Tom attended New Hampshire College where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree. He was a member of the 331st General Hospital Army Reserve Unit…

  • Winchester

    Rosalie V. Bearce 12/27/2014 Winchester, MA / Portland, ME

    Rosalie Virginia Bearce, at 9 months old, December 27, 2014. Beloved daughter of Stephen Corey and Christina M. (Mucci) Bearce of Winchester. Twin sister of Henry. Adored granddaughter of Richard and Rosalie (Montuori) Mucci and Steven and Virginia (Carlson) Bearce. Niece of Richard and Stacy Mucci, Will Mucci and Greta Bearce. Beloved cousin of Ben and Katherine Mucci. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Church, 155 Washington St., Winchester, on Tues., Dec. 30 at 10AM. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Rosalie’s memory may be made to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care…

  • Wellesley

    Peter D. Fitzmaurice 12/23/2014 Wellesley, MA

    FITZMAURICE, Peter D. Of Wellesley, December 23, 2014. Peter was born on March 17, 1965, in Boston to Laurence D. Fitzmaurice and Ann (McQuaid) Fitzmaurice of Wellesley. He is survived by his parents and his sisters, Laura Ramel and Meghan Dolan. He is also survived by his children, Brendan Fitzmaurice, Erin Fitzmaurice, and Meghan Fitzmaurice; his granddaughter, Diana Dubois. Peter had a nephews and nieces who will miss him as well: Justin and Kristen Ramel, and Sara and Jae Dolan. Private services have been held. View Full Notice → Peter D. Fitzmaurice 12/23/2014 Wellesley, MA

  • Waltham

    Carol Howard

    Of Waltham, passed away peacefully Friday December 19th, 2014 at Newton – Wellesley Hospital after a long illness at the age of 74. Complete obituary to follow. Relatives & Friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Service in celebration of Carol’s Life in the Mary Catherine Chapel of Brasco & Sons Memorial, 773 Moody Street, WALTHAM on Saturday afternoon Jan. 3rd at 3:30 p.m. Visiting Hours will be held in the Mary Catherine Chapel on Saturday prior to the service from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Parking attendants will be on duty. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to Life Choice Hospice, 460…

  • Taunton

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

    Rita J. Murphy, 94, formerly of South Yarmouth, MA, died following a sudden illness on Christmas morning, Dec. 25, 2014 in Hilton Head, SC. She was preceded in death in 1991 by her loving husband of 50 years William F. Murphy, Jr. Rita was born in Bangor, ME, the daughter of the late James T. and Mary Estelle (Belliveau) White. A former resident of Taunton, MA, she and her husband moved to South Yarmouth after retirement where she remained until 2012. She enjoyed golf, playing cards, and cherished her time with family and friends. Before moving to Hilton Head in April 2014, Rita lived in Wooster, OH at West View…

  • Weymouth

    Burton F. Briggs 12/28/2014 Weymouth, MA

    Burton F. Briggs, age 78, passed away after a short illness on December 28, 2014. Burton was the beloved husband of Leanne (Martell) Briggs and the loving father of Andrew Briggs and his wife Sheryl of Rockland, Cathylee Maser and Linda Briggs of Weymouth and Robert Briggs of Randolph. He was the loving grandfather of Amy (Briggs) Christianson and her husband Andrew, Jon Briggs and his wife Rita, and Christopher Briggs and his wife Jaclyn. Burton was also the great grandfather to Hailey, Jason, Lindsey, Paige and Benjamin. He was the loving son of the late Hattie M. Briggs and the brother of the late George and Frank Briggs. Burton…

  • Whitman

    Joseph C.V. Cooke 12/28/2014 Whitman, MA / Taunton, MA

    Whitman – Joseph C.V. Cooke, 86 a longtime resident of Whitman, died peacefully in his home on Sunday December 28. He was the beloved husband of 63 years to Kathryn T. (Healy) Cooke. Born in the town of Shediac in New Brunswick, Canada he was the son of the late Arthur and Lena (McEncrowe) Cooke, and remains a longtime and familiar face of the community where he still owned and returned to his family home each year. Joseph had been raised in Taunton and was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force having served for over 20 years, retiring in 1966 and moving to Whitman. He then worked…

  • Tewksbury

    William F. Ewen 12/28/2014 Tewksbury, MA / Pelham, NH / Stoneham, MA

    …Navy Veteran, Sales Manager; 87 TEWKSBURY – William “Bill” Ewen, age 87, a resident of Tewksbury for five decades, died peacefully on Sunday evening, December 28, at Woodbriar of Wilmington, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. He was the beloved husband for 57 years of Joan Claire (Cilley) Ewen, who died in August 2012. Bill was born in Montpielier, Vermont, September 3, 1927, the son of the late William and Claire Doris (Ayers) Ewen. He enlisted into the U.S. Navy during WW2, and was honorably discharged. He moved to Tewksbury in 1964 to raise his family. Bill worked as a Sales Manager for Bond Shoe Company in Woburn, where…

  • Raynham

    Albert A. Pizzutti, Jr. 12/27/2014 Raynham, MA / Taunton, MA

    Mr. Albert A. Pizzutti, Jr., of Raynham, died Saturday, December 29 in Morton Hospital following a lengthy illness. He was the beloved husband of Deborah C. (Conlon) Pizzutti. He was born 60 years ago in Somerville, the son of the late Albert A. and Lucille Pizzutti, Sr. He was educated in Somerville and had been a Raynham resident for the past 22 years. He was formerly employed as a racing official and dog trainer at the Raynham-Taunton Dog Track for 26 years. Albert was previously employed as an account representative for Prudential Insurance in Boston. He enjoyed watching sports, playing fantasy football, and spending time with his family, especially his…

  • Sudbury

    Delores M. Kobus 12/11/2014 Sudbury, MA

    SUDBURY-Delores M. Kobus, 91, of Sudbury passed away Thursday, December 11. A Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, January 6 at 11:45AM in Lakeside Cemetery, Upton. Arrangements are in the care of CALLAHAN~FAY AND CASWELL Funeral Home, 61 Myrtle Street, Worcester. View Full Notice → Delores M. Kobus 12/11/2014 Sudbury, MA

  • Watertown

    Emmanuel Vasilakis

    Emmanuel Vasilikas, 76, of Brighton, Mass., passed away on December 24, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Maria (Papagiannis) Vasilikas. Also survived by his siblings here and in Greece and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends here and in Greece. Funeral Service and burial to take place in Crete, Pombia, Greece. View Full Notice → Emmanuel Vasilakis