• Medfield,  Millis

    John Shea

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login John Shea January 04, 2018 Jack attended Newton Public Schools. In 1961 he graduated from the Technical High School of Newton High School. He began his career working in cabinet shops honing his skills. He eventually left …

  • Medfield,  Millis

    Ian Ebel

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login Ian Ebel January 04, 2018 Remembrances of Ian T. Ebel Ian was born in London, England on June 14, 1939, to Helena and Sidney Ebel. Ian is survived by the love of his life and wife of 53 years, Donna Carlson, their 3 ch …

  • Dracut

    James Smith

    James Smith March 20, 1941 – January 04, 2018 LOVING FATHER. DEVOTED FRIEND TO MANY. DRACUT, MA – James C. Smith, 76, of Dracut, MA, passed away peacefully on Janauary 4, 2018. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky on March 20, 1941, the son o …

  • Acton

    Barbara A. (Depew) Roberge

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Online Memorial Donations Family Login Barbara A. (Depew) Roberge January 04, 2018 Barbara A. Roberge of Acton, MA (formerly of Shrewsbury, MA), passed away on January 4, 2018, after a long illness. She was born on January 11, 1932 in Pittsfield, MA, to Francis and Doris Depew …

  • Gardner

    Gilles Arsenault

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login Gilles Arsenault February 22, 1959 – January 04, 2018 Gilles J. (TOP) Arsenault, 58, of Gardner, died suddenly Thursday, January 4, 2018, in Heywood Hospital of Gardner, after being stricken ill at home. Gilles was born in Gardner on February 22, …

  • Fall River

    Margarida I. Estrela

    Margarida I. Estrela Send Gifts January 04, 2018 Margarida I. Estrela, 74, of Fall River, wife of the late Fernando B. DaEstrela, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday after a View full obituary

  • Arlington,  Cambridge

    Howard Kwong

    Howard Kwong June 16, 1939 – January 04, 2018 KWONG, Howard of Cambridge. Jan. 4, 2018. Beloved husband of Susan (Day). Loving father of Danielle Kwong and her husband Ian Lavallee, and their daughter Addison, and Stephanie Kwong all of C …

  • Arlington,  Watertown

    Paul Trischitta

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Online Memorial Donations Family Login Paul Trischitta February 03, 1938 – January 04, 2018 Trischitta, Paul A. of Arlington. January 4th. Beloved husband of Carmen (Cordero). Loving father of Michael and his wife Noreen of Billerica, Karen Hawkins of Tucson, AZ and Thomas of Arlingt …

  • Fall River

    Keri A. Ferreira

    Keri A. Ferreira Send Gifts January 04, 2018 Keri A. Ferreira, of Fall River, passed away on January 4, 2018 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. Keri was born in Fall River, and was the daughter View full obituary

  • Fall River

    Irondina C. Medeiros

    Irondina C. Medeiros Send Gifts January 04, 2018 Irondina C. Medeiros, 88, formerly of Plain St, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Kimwell Nursing Home in Fall River. Born in View full obituary

  • Revere

    Joseph Galvao

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Online Memorial Donations Family Login Joseph Galvao April 29, 1930 – January 04, 2018 Joseph B. Galvao, of Lynnfield, formerly of Somerville, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Beloved husband of Yvonne (Vieira) Galvao. Loving father of Cynthia daSilva and her husband M …

  • Fitchburg

    Judith A. Christian Fregeau, Leominster

    Judith was born in Fitchburg, January 5, 1951 a daughter of Claire Denault and resided much of her life in the Fitchburg/Leominster area. She had worked as a machine operator at a plastic manufacturing company as well as a school bus monitor. He leaves her daughter, Kimberly Christian of Leominster; three sisters, Barbara Hausen of Texas, Rochelle Collins of Georgia, Norma Motard, her aunt and uncle, Aime and Ella Denault of Westminster. Arrangements Services will be private. Spring interment will be in St. Bernard’s Cemetery, Fitchburg. The Isabelle & Anderson Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon Street, Fitchburg is assisting the family with arrangements.

  • Fitchburg

    Frances M. (Posco) Mercadante, Fitchburg

    A full obituary to follow. Arrangements A funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 AM Friday, January 12, 2018 at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 84 Salem Street, Fitchburg. Burial will follow in St. Bernard’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be 5-8 Thursday at the Isabelle & Anderson Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon Street, Fitchburg. Please see www.andersonfuneral.com for additional information.

  • Lynn

    Peggy O’Neill

    NAHANT — Peggy O’Neill, a longtime Nahant resident, passed peacefully on Dec. 31 surrounded by family at Salem Hospital. She wanted nothing more in life than to make others laugh and have fun. Within her home, the line between friends and family was always erased. Peggy loved her children, Jackie and Sean, her husband, Peter Davis, the mountains, her dogs, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and anyone and everyone who walked through her always open doors. She hated being in photos. She was raised by her parents, Joseph and Arlene O’Neill, in Forty Fort, Pennsylvania, along with her four brothers, Joe, Jimmy, Michael, and Brian. Her best friends, the Laubners, lived just…

  • Lynn

    Daniel W. McManus

    Daniel (Pete) W. McManus of Marblehead died Dec. 30 2017, at the Chelsea Soldiers Home. He grew up in Lynn MA of parents Daniel W. McManus Sr. and Helen (Michaud) McManus. Pete joined the Navy in WWII, serving on the USS Augusta in the battle of Normandy! He was appointed as an acting marine while assigned as President Harry Truman’s personal body guard on the ship. Returning home, Pete became a Lynn Police Officer serving 32 years. Pete’s motto was “Every child deserves a second chance!” Pete leaves his wife, C Joan McManus and their son, Dr. Peter McManus of Chicago. He leaves his sister-in-law, Madeleine (Herrick) Belisle and many…

  • Lynn

    Patricia M. Rex, 71

    LYNN — Mrs. Patricia M. “Pat” (Pazik) Rex, age 71, of Lynn, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers, surrounded by her loving family, following a brief illness.  She was the wife of James D. Rex of Lynn.  Born in Lynn in 1946, Pat was the daughter of the late Henry and Mary (White) Pazik.  She attended St. Joseph Grammar School in Lynn and graduated from Lynn English High School in 1964. She worked at the Reservation Counter at Northeast Airlines and later at General Electric where she held many positions, retiring as a material handler in Building 29 White Zone after 35 years.  Pat was…

  • Lynn

    Edward B. Johns Jr., 78

    LYNN — Edward B. Johns Jr., age 78, a lifelong resident of Lynn, died Jan. 1, 2018, at Salem Hospital following a lengthy illness.  He was the husband of 56 years to Gloria (Mostacci) Johns. Born and raised in Lynn, Edward was the son of the late Edward B. Johns Sr. and Viola (Pawlyk) Johns. Ed was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School, Class of 1956, where he excelled as an athlete in football, basketball, and baseball. He attended Mass Maritime Academy and received his Bachelor’s degree at Boston College. Ed went on to continue his education at Salem State Teachers College, where he received his Master’s degree in…

  • Lynn

    Shawn J. McDuff, 49

    SALEM — Shawn J. McDuff, age 49, of Salem, died unexpectedly at Salem Hospital on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. He was the husband of Maria DiScipio, with whom he shared 17 years of marriage. Born and raised in Lynn, Shawn was the son of Joseph and Marie (Pepin) McDuff, of Nahant. He attended Lynn Schools and was a graduate of Lynn English High School, Class of 1986, the class he served as Senior Class Vice President. Shawn Earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Salem State College in 1990. Shawn worked at the Independent Living Center of the North Shore and Cape Ann since 1990. He currently served as…

  • Newburyport

    Doris Zinck

    HAVERHILL- Doris E. Zinck, 85, of Haverhill, passed away peacefully on December 31, 2017 at Penacook Place Nursing Home in Haverhill. Born December 31, 1932, to Albert (Pete) and Eva (Provencher) Lavoie, Doris was born and raised in Amesbury, and was a longtime resident there before relocating to Haverhill, in her later years. She was a graduate of Amesbury High School and after graduation she worked in retail as well as working as an assembler for CBS Hytron in Amesbury.. Doris is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Richard Labell of Newton, NH; grandsons, Michael Labell and his wife, Karrie, Kevin Labell and his wife, Ashley; great-grandchildren, Jeffrey…

  • Newburyport

    Florence Briggs

    NEWBURYPORT – Florence G. Briggs, 95, passed away peacefully at The Country Center Nursing Home on December 27, 2017. She was born in St Albans, Maine, the daughter of Frank and Elizabeth Bishop. Florence was predeceased by two brothers and two sisters. In 1941, she married Lawrence C Briggs, now deceased. They lived in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine for many years where they raised their four children. Florence was the first in her family to attend college – Becker College in Worcester. After raising her family, she moved to Cambridge with her son Jeffrey. For many years she worked in the Grants Management Department at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. In the final…

  • Salem

    Anthony L. Ventresca Jr.

    MARBLEHEAD- Anthony L. Ventresca Jr. of Marblehead, passed away on Dec. 31, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers with his family by his side. He recently celebrated his 70th Birthday, spent Christmas at home with his family and passed in peace and comfort in the early morning hours of New Year's Eve. He was the son of the late Anthony L. Ventresca Sr. and Josephine (Mascioli) Ventresca. Born in Winthrop, raised in Beverly, Anthony attended Beverly public schools, North Shore Community College and Salem State. He was a United States Army Veteran and active in Beverly community affairs, serving two terms as Ward 2 Alderman from 1976-1980.…

  • Salem

    Ernest Pinciaro

    BEVERLY – It is with great sadness that the family of Ernie Pinciaro announced his passing on December 29, 2017 from complications of lung cancer. Born and raised in Beverly, he was the son of the late Ernesto and Girinda (Fiore) Pinciaro. Ernie was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union Local #17 for many years until the time of his retirement. He was an avid golfer, gardener and enjoyed taking long walks, sometimes up to seven miles a day. Ernie is survived by the ones he laughed with, lived for and loved; his loving wife, Ruth of fifty two years, daughter, Julie Winslow and her husband, David, son,…

  • Salem

    Dorothy Saduikis

    BEVERLY- Mrs. Dorothy F. (Murphy) Saduikis, 88, of Beverly, formerly of Wenham, beloved wife of the late Leonard A Saduikis, died Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Herrick House, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Peabody, she was the daughter of the late Mary (Scahill) Murphy. Raised and educated in Peabody she was a graduate of St. Johns the Baptist Catholic girls High School. Mrs. Saduikis had been employed by Massachusetts Electric Company as an Office Manager for over 17 years. She was awarded many commendations for her proficiency in shorthand and typing. A woman of many talents; Dorothy enjoyed crafting, roller skating, and was known as a lively Irish…

  • New Bedford

    Manuel Escobar, 74

    ESCOBAR:of Dartmouth, Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, Manuel, 74. Husband of Anna Maria (Carvalho) Escobar. NEW CALLING HOURS DUE TO WEATHER: Friday, 5-8 p.m. Perry Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth St. New Bedford. Funeral Saturday in the funeral home at 7:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial at Immaculate Conception Church 9 A.M. Burial in St. John Cemetery.

  • New Bedford

    Joao A. Ferreira, 93

    FERREIRA: of Dartmouth, Tuesday, January 2, 2018, Joao Antonio, 93. Husband of Judite (Matos) Ferreira. Private Funeral Services are in the care of Waring-Sullivan at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Road, Dartmouth, MA.

  • New Bedford

    Juan Delacruz Diaz, 93

    DIAZ: of New Bedford, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, Juan Delacruz, 93. Husband of Ana (Adorno). Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the  AUBERTINE-LOPES FUNERAL HOME, 129 Allen St., New Bedford. Funeral will be 8 a.m. Saturday with a service at 9 in the funeral home. Burial in St. John Cemetery. For obituary:www.aubertine-lopes.com.

  • New Bedford

    Dr. Peter Rizzi, 87

    PLYMOUTH — Dr. Peter Rizzi of Plymouth, MA, died suddenly and unexpectedly at home on December 31, 2017. He was the husband of Judith Leyland Rizzi and was a pioneer of microwave engineering. Born in Providence, R.I., on December 10, 1930, he was the son of Pasquale and Rosaria Rizzi.Dr. Rizzi earned his B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island and both his Master’s and Doctorate from Yale University where he was a Fortescue Fellow. He […]

  • New Bedford

    Doreen A. Magalhaes, 65

    NEW BEDFORD — Doreen Ann (Dupras) Magalhaes, 65, passed away at St. Luke’s Hospital on Monday, January 1, 2018, after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Manuel J. Magalhaes Jr.She was a lifelong resident of greater New Bedford area. She was the daughter of the late Leo and Lorraine (Correia) Dupras. A communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Parish, and formerly employed at the former Aerovox as a machine operator, until her retirement.Survivors […]

  • New Bedford

    Hilda B. Branco, 84

    RHODE ISLAND — Hilda B. (Mello) Branco, age 84 of Rhode Island, passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Greenville Healthcare and Rehab Center. She was the wife of the late Gilbert S. Branco and the daughter of the late Sylvester and Hortense Mello.Hilda was born in New Bedford and had worked for St. Luke’s Hospital.She is survived by her children, Steven Lunny and his wife, Patricia of New Bedford and Colleen Rodrigues and her husband, Anthony of Smithfield, Rhode […]

  • Newton

    Charles Rich

    passed away on January 3, 2018, at age 66 after a 9-month struggle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Toronto, Canada, he received his B.S. in Engineering Science from the University of Toronto, and then moved to the Boston area to do graduate work. In 1980, he earned his Ph.D. at MIT, and continued as a research scientist at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory for 11 years. While at MIT, he also met his wife, Dr. Candy Sidner. They pursued joint research projects together for 20 years. At the time of his death, he taught Computer Science and Game Development, as a tenured professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA. Previously…

  • Newton

    Norton G. Zieff

    Norton G. Zieff, 89, of Winchester, MA and Ogunquit, ME, passed away unexpectedly on January 3, 2018.Norton was born on December 25, 1928 in Worcester, MA, the son of the late David and Ida (Dashoff) Zieff. He was proceeded in death by his first wife, Miriam (Goldman) Zieff who passed away in 1995.Norton is survived by his loving wife Freyda (Winick) Zieff of 17 years. Besides his wife, Norton is survived by his children Mark and his wife Marci of Sudbury, MA, Susan Zieff of San Francisco, CA, Gary and his wife Cameron of Hanoi, Vietnam, Jennifer and her husband Michael Karras and Andrew and his wife Ruth Winick, both…

  • Auburn

    Mary E. Dorr 12/31/2017 12:00:00 AM Auburn,MA

    Mary E. (Statuto) Dorr, 83, of Auburn, died December 31st in the Life Care Center of Auburn. Her husband of 49 years, Roger P. Dorr died in 2009. She is survived by her five daughters, Therese M. Langevin of Spencer, Kathleen M. Rogers and her husband, Daniel of Auburn, ME, Donna M. Bill and her husband, John of Worcester, Karen M. Dorr and her husband, Robert Myers of Amherst, NH and Anne M. Dorr of Brooklyn, NY., two sisters, Miriam McGuire of Norwood and Loretta LaCamera of Westwood; ten grandchildren, Jennifer, Lynette, Samantha, Eleanor, Matthew, Nicole, Patrick, Ashley, Laura and Charlotte; nine great-grandchildren; three nephews, John, Charles and Richard Sullivan…

  • Beverly

    Mary Hannon

    Mary Hannon October 19, 1924 – December 30, 2017 HANNON, Mary (Brigalli), 93, of Boston, formerly of Manchester-by-the-Sea, passed away Saturday morning, December 30, 20… View Details  |  Send Flowers