• New Bedford

    Raymond Perry 1/19/2015 New Bedford, MA

    Raymond Perry, age 85, passed away unexpectedly at St. Luke’s Hospital on Monday, January 19, 2015. Raymond was the beloved husband of the late Lillian Perry. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Lucy and Victor Perry, he lived in New Bedford all of his life. Raymond was the loving father of Deborah Morris and her late husband David of New Bedford. He was the loving grandfather of Scott Morris and his wife Michelle of Harwich, Jessica Pacheco and her husband Barry of New Bedford and Ashley Morris and her fiancé Jason Fredette of Acushnet. He was also the loving great grandfather of Peyton and Paige Morris and…

  • Worcester County

    Mary Bath 1/31/2015 Worcester, MA

    WORCESTER-Mary (Givan) Bath, 83 passed away on Saturday, January 31 at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home, after a brief illness. She was surrounded by her loving family. A Memorial Service will be scheduled this week. A Full obituary will appear on Monday. Arrangements in the care of Callahan~Fay~Caswell Funeral Home, 61 Myrtle Street. View Full Notice → Mary Bath 1/31/2015 Worcester, MA

  • Taunton

    Irene L. (LaFrance) Cobb 1/30/2015 Taunton, MA / New Bedford, MA

    RAYNHAM – Irene L. (LaFrance) Cobb, wife of the late Emil T. Cobb, died at her Raynham home on Jan. 30, 2015. She was 101. Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Simeon and Laura (Ross) LaFrance, Mrs. Cobb had resided in Raynham for the past sixty-three years. She was a homemaker for most of her adult life. A communicant of St. Ann Church and Eucharistic Minister, Mrs. Cobb also served as recording secretary for the parish’s CCD program. She was a member of the Raynham Sociable Seniors. A Raynham Food Basket volunteer, she attended Raynham’s Countryside Adult Day Health Center. Talented with a needle and…

  • Wayland

    Mary Ellen C. Hagen 1/25/2015 Wayland, MA / Rochester, NY

    WAYLAND, MA / ROCHESTER, NY: Mary Ellen Hagen, age 93, died peacefully in Wayland, MA after a brief illness on Sunday, January 25, 2015. She was born in Rochester, NY on September 18, 1921, the daughter of the late Martin M. Schiff and Mary M. (O’Grady) Schiff, and the sister of the late Leo M. Schiff. She was the wife of the late John D. Hagen. Mary Ellen leaves her children Patricia A. Hagen of New Haven, CT, John D. Hagen, Jr. and his wife Wendy Magee-Hagen of Charlotte, NC, and Mary Beth Hagen and her husband David Jabs of Wayland, MA. She also leaves her grandchildren Ryan D. Hagen…

  • Raynham

    LeRoy F. “Jack” Jackson, Jr. 1/30/2015 Taunton, MA / Raynham, MA

    LeRoy F. “Jack” Jackson, Jr., 83, of Raynham, died at home, peacefully and surrounded by his loving family, on Friday, January 30. Born, raised and educated in Kingston, son of the late Leroy and Grace (Smith) Jackson, he was the husband of Edith (Hutchinson) Jackson. Having spent most of his career in logistics, Jack retired from the Plymouth Rubber Company after 35 years. Prior to his years in Taunton, Jack spent time as a dairy farmer, and met his wife Edith, in Vermont. He brought his love of farming back to our area by farming land in Raynham, with his lifelong friend, Dick Viera of Fall River. Having voluntarily enlisted…

  • Shrewsbury

    Agnes Zarouhi Torosian 1/30/2015 Shrewsbury, MA

    SHREWSBURY-Agnes Zarouhi (Boghosian) Torosian, 92, passed away Thursday, January 30 in Saint Vincent Hospital. Her husband Archie Torosian, Sr. predeceased her. She is survived by her son, Archie Torosian, Jr. of Shrewsbury and several nephews and nieces. She was also predeceased by three sisters and a brother. She was born in Pawtucket, RI, daughter of Ghevont and Manushag (Jafferian) Boghosian. Mrs. Torosian was an insurance clerk at Winchester Insurance Agency for several years before retiring. She was a longtime member of the Armenian Church of Our Saviour and its Senior Ladies Guild, and also served as Charter Treasurer of the Young Women’s Guild in 1949 and Treasurer of the Armenian…

  • Revere

    Vincent Celeste

    Attorney Vincent J.Celeste of Kissimmee, Fl. Formerly of Stoneham and East Boston January 26, 2015 in his 91ST year. Beloved husband of Maria (Gomes) Celeste with whom he shared 69 years of marriage. Loving father of James Celeste and his wife Tammy and Jean Celeste all of FL., Marie Celeste of Washington, DC, and Philip Celeste of NH. Dear brother of Albert Celeste of Peabody and the late Gaetano, Angelo, Charles, Joseph and Mary Piazza. Cherished grandfather of Autum Celeste, Brianna Celeste, Jennifer Gregorio, William Gregorio JR, Celeste Gregorio, Sofia Celeste Tate, Christian Celeste Tate, Helena Celeste, Philip Celeste JR., Isabel, Emily, and Oliver Celeste and Great Grandchildren Vivianna, Angie,…

  • Haverhill

    Mrs. Ann (Hicks) McMahon 1/29/2015 Medford, MA / Haverhill, MA / Malden, MA

    Mrs. Ann (Hicks) McMahon, a resident of Medford for the past 53 years and beloved wife of the late John J. McMahon, died at the Oxford Nursing Home on Thursday, January 29, 2015. she was 85 years old. Ann was the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Harley Hicks. She is survived by her loving son and daughter-in-law; Kenneth B. and his wife, Katherine S. (Nee) McMahon of Haverhill, eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by three beloved sons, John J. McMahon III, James E. McMahon, and Thomas W. McMahon. Her funeral service will be celebrated in the Beals-Geake-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 29…

  • Lawrence

    Diafranni Jimenez 1/26/2015

    Diafranni Jimenez, 8, a resident of Lawrence, MA, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, January 26, 2015 at the Lawrence General Hospital. Born in Cambridge, MA on June 27, 2006, Diafranni was a second grade student at the Tarbox School. Prior to that he had attended Lawrence Catholic Academy. Diafranni was a music lover who loved to sing and will always be remembered as a wonderful loving boy. The son of Francisco and Leonor (Damiron) Jimenez, other family members include his paternal grandmother Ramona Carnela of the Dominican Republic as well as several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Diafranni’s funeral mass will be celebrtaed on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 10:00 A.M.…

  • Dover

    Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Joseph Davies 1/16/2015 Andover, MA / Atkinson, NH / Manchester, NH / Lawrence, MA / Bradenton, FL

    Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Joseph Davies a resident of Andover and beloved husband of Mary J. (Timony) Davies, died at the Parkland Medical Center in Derry, New Hampshire, on Friday, January 16, 2015. He was 92 years old. Born in Andover, Massachusetts, on July 17, 1922, he was the beloved son of the late Thomas J. and Mabelle G. Davies. A career veteran, Mr. Davies was an Air Force Pilot for more than 20 years. He was the Base Commander at the Grenier Air Force Base in Manchester, New Hampshire, now know as the Manchester/Boston Regional Airport. He received his honorable discharge on October 1, 1970. In civilian life, Tom was…

  • Fall River

    Robert Mello 1/26/2015 Fall River, MA

    Robert Mello, age 72, passed away on Monday January 26, 2015. He was the husband of Marguerite “Maggie” Mello, and son of the late Manuel and Deolinda (Camara) Mello. Robert worked in textiles at Accurate Services in Fall River and enjoyed being around his family especially his grandchildren. In addition to his wife he is survived by his children; Craig and Jared Mello, and Kerri Walsh (husband Terry), grandchildren Ashley, Mackenzie and Cameron Mello And Casey and Liam Walsh, brother Kenneth Mello and one nephew. A memorial mass will take place St. Theresa’s Church in Tiverton on TUESDAY February 10th at 9:00 A.M. Arrangements were under the direction of the…

  • Canton

    Chester Wentworth, Jr. 1/27/2015 Canton, MA

    Chester T. Wentworth, Jr. age 61 of Canton passed away January 27th at New England Sinai Hospital in Stoughton. Beloved son of Beatrice(Cleary) & the late Chester T. Wentworth, Sr. of Canton. Loving brother of Karen M. Wentworth of Canton. Relatives and friends invited to attend a funeral mass at St. John the Evangelist Church 700 Washington St. Canton Thursday morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Wednesday 3-6 pm. Interment Canton Corner Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to Canton EMT Assn. 99 Revere St. Canton, Ma 02021. View Full Notice → Chester Wentworth,…

  • Dracut

    Alexander Peters

    LOWELL- Alexander M. “Al” Peters, Jr., died Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Lowell General Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Denise G. (Ouellette) Peters, with whom he shared 15 loving years of marriage. Al was born in Somerville on August 22, 1947, a son of the late Mary E. (McConnon) and Alexander M. Peters, Sr. Upon graduating Dracut High School in 1965, Al went on to proudly serve his country in The United States Army during the Vietnam War. He served a term of almost four years, two of which he was stationed in Germany, until he was honorably discharged. For over…

  • Cambridge

    Jeanne C. Irwin

    Irwin, Jeanne (Collins) of Plymouth, formerly of Medford, passed away following a brief illness on January 30, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. The beloved wife of 51 years to the late Honorable John J. Irwin. She is survived by her children Ann Marie Callahan and her husband Brian of Medford, Jack Irwin and his wife Anne of Abington, Susan Irwin of Quincy, Christine Costa and her husband Eddie of Plymouth, and the late Richard Irwin. Devoted Grandmother of Brenna, Kiley, Kathleen, Grace, Caroline, Delaney, Joelle, Damian, Andrew and Samantha. Sister of Lawrence Collins of Illinois, and the late Richard Collins and Martha Collins. Also survived by in-laws Auxiliary Bishop…

  • Dartmouth

    Wilfred H.A. “Arthur” Cadieux 1/30/2015 Dartmouth, MA

    Wilfred H.A. “Arthur” Cadieux, 85, of Dartmouth died Friday January 30, 2015 at Our Lady’s Haven after a long illness. He was the husband of Paula M. (Brosseau) Cadieux. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Arthur E. and Yvonne (Henri) Cadieux, he lived in New Bedford and Dartmouth for most of his life. Mr. Cadieux was formerly employed as a brakeman for Conrail for 38 years until his retirement. He served as a Sergeant in the Army National Guard and was activated during the Korean Conflict. A huge sports fan, Gramps loved attending all of his grandchildren’s sporting events. He had also been a baseball and soccer…

  • Springfield

    Leon Vallone, Sr.

    Leon P. Vallone Sr., 76, passed away Sun. in Wingate at East Longmeadow. He was born Apr. 5, 1938 to the late Francesco and Josephine Vallone. Leon was a retired police officer for the City of Springfield. He leaves his wife Marjorie (Hays), her two sons; Leon Jr., and Christopher, a daughter, Frances Theresa Dalecki, and 9 grandchildren. All services will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 516 Carew St., Spfld, MA 01104. The SAMPSONS CHAPEL OF THE ACRES FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF THE ARRANGEMENTS. View Full Notice…

  • Andover

    Edward T. Lahey 1/30/2015 Andover, MA / North Andover, MA / Sun City, FL / Pittsburgh, PA / Hillsborough, CA

    Edward T. Lahey, 67, of Weare, died January 30, 2015 at Concord Hospital after a long illness. He was born in Methuen, MA on April 4, 1947 to Edward and Yvonne (Turcotte) Lahey. He grew up in Methuen and lived in Marceline, MO for 21 years before moving to Weare many years ago. He served in the U.S Army as a paramedic from 1964 to 1970. Edward worked as a respiratory therapist for many years. In Marceline, he owned Pulmonary Management Services. He later worked at New England Home Therapies in Concord, Home Medical Equipment in Manchester and Infusion Solutions Bioscript in Bedford. He was a member of the American…

  • Arlington

    Mary J. O’Donoghue

    O’DONOGHUE, Mary (Murphy), Born in County Cork, Ireland in 1921. Beloved wife of the late Daniel O’Donoghue, also of County Cork. Cherished mother of: Breeda Coughlin of Winthrop, MA; Michael O’Donoghue and his wife, Sharon of Sudbury, MA; and Kathleen O’Donoghue and her husband, Robert McGrath of Framingham, MA. Proud Grandmother of John and James Coughlin, Daniel and Ashley O’Donoghue, and Shannon Brangwynne, two great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She is predeceased by 7 brothers and sisters. Mary and Daniel immigrated to the United States in 1964, living in Cambridge, MA for over twenty years, later moving to Arlington, MA. Mary was a devoted member of St. John…

  • Medford

    Emily Carmela Laham 1/29/2015 Medford, MA / Stoneham, MA / Somerville, MA

    Laham, Emily C. (Saitta) — of Stoneham formerly of Medford, January 29th. Beloved mother of Michele Capozzi and her husband Daniel of Stoneham, Raymond Laham and his wife Pamela of Stoneham and Ronald Laham. Loving grandmother of Tara Delaney, Heather Laham and Megan Laham. Dear sister of Peter Saitta, Florence Rhoda and the late Anthony Saitta. Funeral from the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., MEDFORD Wednesday at 8:30 AM followed by a funeral mass celebrated in St. Raphael Church, 512 High Street, Medford, at 9:30 AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Tuesday 4 – 8 PM. Services will conclude with burial at Oak…

  • New Bedford

    Albert W. Lowe 1/26/2015 New Bedford, MA

    Albert W. Lowe, 80, of New Bedford died Monday January 26, 2015 at Tobey Hospital after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Marjorie A. (Borges) Lowe. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Harry P. and Alice (Knight) Lowe, he lived in New Bedford and Dartmouth for most of his life. As a child he and his siblings were active members of the First Congregational Church at Lunds Corner Sunday School. Mr. Lowe studied in the auto shop of New Bedford Vocational High School, graduating in 1953 and later served in the U.S. Army. After working for the Union Street Railway, he became the…

  • Newburyport

    Nancy H. (Hunt) White

    NEWBURYPORT: Nancy H. (Hunt) White, 91, of Newburyport, died January 16, 2015 at Country Rehabilitation Center in Newburyport. She was the wife of the late Eric G. White, who died in 1995. The oldest View Full Notice → Nancy H. (Hunt) White

  • Webster

    Andrzej Eugeniusz Korczak 1/8/2015 Webster, MA / Swidnik, PL

    SWIDNIK, POLAND/WEBSTER –Andrzej Eugeniusz Korczak, 71, died Thursday, January 8, 2015 at his home in Swidnik, Poland surrounded by his family after a long battle with cancer. His wife, Stanislawa Krystyna (Szeniawska) Korczak, died in 1995. He leaves 2 daughters, Sylwia M. Kohut and her husband Stephen Thompson Kohut of Webster; Agata Sadlo and her husband Jacob Sadlo of Swidnik; and 4 grandchildren, Faustina Helen Kohut, and Matthew, Luke and John Sadlo of Swidnik. He was born in Radom, Poland. He was awarded an engineering degree from the Polytechnic Institute of Warsaw. He lived in Swidnik most of his life. Mr. Korczak was employed as an engineer at the helicopter…

  • Worcester County

    Herbert A. Lord, 82 1/28/2015 Worcester, MA

    Herbert A. Lord, 82, passed away peacefully with his family by his side at Worcester Health Center on January 28, 2015. Herb is survived by his wife of 54 years Beverly A. (Balderson) Lord, 3 daughters- Ann-Marie Heim and her husband Larry of Kerens, WV, Cindy Salmi and her husband Steven of Warren, MA, and Marcy Szostak and her husband Roger of Londonderry, NH; 7 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and several cousins. He was predeceased by his brothers Theron (Sonny) Lord and Donald Lord, as well as his great-granddaughter Maya Downey. Herb was born in Worcester, second son of the late Theron and Helen (Butterfield) Lord. He worked for the Salvation…

  • Lawrence

    James Michael “Jimmy” Hourihan 1/29/2015

    James Michael “Jimmy” Hourihan, 69, of Plaistow, New Hampshire passed away on Thursday, January 29th, 2015 surrounded by his loving family at his home. He was born on April 25th, 1945 in Methuen to the late Daniel and Catherine (Sullivan) Hourihan. Jimmy was educated in the local schools. He worked as a Supervisor for Vernon Plastics Company in Haverhill, Massachusetts and then in Job Placement for Tac Industries and later as a Machinist for Sarro Manufacturing. According to his family he enjoyed working on his cars, especially his corvette, building things; such as boats and decoys. He could fix anything and he had every new tool ever invented, of which…