• Beverly

    John G. Hepburn Jr.

    John G. Hepburn Jr. November 22, 1924 – January 9, 2018 Beverly – Mr. John G. Hepburn Jr. 93, beloved husband of late wife, Ellen L. Hepburn, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at t… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Boston

    Santa Rufina Beras 1/9/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Santa Rufina Beras, age 87, of Boston’s South End, formerly of Bani, Dominican Republic, on January 9, 2018. Wife of Francisco Amado Guzman. Visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Monday January 15 from 5-8PM. Arrangements are being made for her transportation back to Bani, Dominican Republic for her funeral and burial services there.

  • Boston

    Gladys Centeno 1/9/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Gladys Centeno, age 54, of Boston’s South End , passed away on January 9, 2018. Wife of Eliu E. Reyes. All services will be held at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church 419 Shawmut Ave. South End, Boston. Her wake will be held on Wednesday Jan. 17th and her funeral service on Thursday Jan. 18th, 2018. Times to be announced soon.

  • Canton

    Mary T. Murphy 1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA

    Mary T. Murphy (Folan) age 91 of Canton passed away January 11th. Born in Boston, she was raised in Readville and attended St. Anne’s School in Readville and Nazareth High School in S. Boston. During her sophomore year of high school she was the City of Boston Spelling B Champ. After graduation she worked for the railroad which allowed her to travel extensively along the East Coast. She lived in Brighton before moving to Canton in 1954. She worked as a Payroll Clerk for the Mass Hospital School in Canton for many years before retiring in 1995. Mary also was a swimming and diving official for both high school and…

  • Chicopee

    Jeanne M. (Lafleur) Dumais 1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM Chicopee,MA

    CHICOPEE – Jeanne M. (Lafleur) Dumais, 85, known as “Meme” to all who loved her, of the Willimansett section of Chicopee, was Called Safely Home on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. She passed into Eternal Life at her home surrounded by the care and comfort of her loving family. She was born at home in Chicopee on April 25, 1932, a beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Edouardina (Duprat) Lafleur. She attended the former Mount Carmel Elementary School, Kirby School and Chicopee High School. She dedicated her life to her family as a wonderful homemaker. She tended to the family farm and spent countless hours leading the local Boy Scouts,…

  • Fall River

    Bruce E. Manuel, Jr.

    Bruce E. Manuel, Jr. July 24, 1970 – January 10, 2018 Bruce E. Manuel, Jr., 47, of Tiverton, husband of Sandra (Lowery) Manuel, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, a… View Details

  • Fall River

    Joan M. (Oliveira) Dupont 1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    Joan M. (Oliveira) Dupont, 64, of Fall River, peacefully passed away at home on Thursday, January 11, 2018 with her family by her side. She was the wife of Ernest L. Dupont. Mrs. Dupont was born in Fall River and was the daughter of Gertrude (Cottrell) Oliveira of Fall River and the late Thomas A. Oliveira. She had worked as a floral designer for Red Velvet Florist, Fall River. She enjoyed music by local area bands and going to concerts. Most of all, she loved spending time with family. Along with her husband and mother, she is survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral service to which relatives and friends…

  • Lawrence

    Kathleen “Sisty” (Durkin) Delaney

    LAWRENCE- Kathleen “Sisty” (Durkin) Delaney, 87, a resident of South Lawrence, MA, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the Prescott House Nursing Home surrounded by her family. Born in Lawrence, Kay was educated in the Lawrence Schools…

  • Lawrence

    John Silvestro Jr.

    DERRY, NH – John J. Silvestro Jr., 51, of Derry, N.H., passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at his home. He was born in Lawrence, Mass., on June 6, 1966, the son of John J. Silvestro Sr and Barbara Corrigan. John attended Methuen High School and…

  • Lawrence

    Rodney D’Agostino

    Rodney D’Agostino, 83, of Lawrence, entered into eternal rest January 4. He was born October 26, 1934 to Anthony & Eva (Trubiani) D’Agostino in Lawrence. Rodney is survived by his brother Bruce & Jo-Ann (Martone) D’Agostino, and…

  • Lawrence

    Anthony Cappuchi Sr.

    SALEM, NH – Anthony Joseph Cappuchi, Sr, 68 of Salem, N.H. passed away peacefully after a hard-fought battle to cancer on January 11, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the late Joseph and Felicia (Traficante)…

  • Lawrence

    Shirley LeGendre

    SALEM, NH – Shirley E. LeGendre, 88, of Salem passed away surrounded by family on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at Lawrence General Hospital. The daughter of Albert and Nellie (Liversidge) Gidley, Shirley is survived by her husband, Robert…

  • Lexington

    Ruby Transue

    Ruby Transue January 08, 2018 Transue, Ruby C. (Cochran) of Nashua, NH, formerly of Lexington, MA, January 8, 2018. Wife of the late Richard C. Transue. Survived by her son View full obituary

  • Medford

    Lawrence Mahoney 1/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Groveland,MA / Derry,NH / Ashburn,GA

    Lawrence Mahoney passed away unexpectedly at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital on Friday. He was 73. A life-long Medford resident, Lawrence was the son of the late George M. and Dorothy (Lawrenson) Mahoney. Larry was devoted to his family, his wife son and daughters. He was a kind and friendly neighbor and loved his “grand dog” Charlie. He proud of his military service and very proud to be a member of the Iron workers Union. Local 7. The beloved husband of the late Linda (Pollard), who passed away in 2014, he was a devoted father to Lawrence W. Mahoney, Valerie Valliant of Derry, NH, Stephanie O’Connor and her husband Patrick of…

  • Needham

    Vildo Castagna 1/8/2018 12:00:00 AM Needham,MA

    CASTAGNA, Vildo Of Dover, formerly of Needham, January 8th. Born in Capestrano, Italy. Devoted father of Marco Castagna of Needham, Antonio Castagna of Dover, and the late Maro Castagna and Leonardo Castagna. Grandfather of Annalisa and Amanda Castagna. Brother of Clara DiPersio, Osvaldo and Vittorio Castagna and the late Dino and Nicola Castagna, Guiseppina Riccitelli and Lina DiSano. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Vildo was a retired construction worker and former employee of Wonder Bread. He enjoyed gardening and lived life to the fullest. Funeral from the George F. Doherty and Sons Funeral Home, 1305 Highland Ave., NEEDHAM, Friday at 9:30 a.m. Followed by a Funeral Mass in…

  • New Bedford

    Avelino “Young Boboi” Soares 1/9/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    Avelino “Young Boboi” Soares, 92, of Lakeville formerly of New Bedford, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2018 at Alden Court Nursing Home in Fairhaven after a long illness. He was the son of the late Pedro and Clara (Avelina) Soares and the widower of the late Lorraine F. (Lawton) Soares to whom he was married for 62 years. He was also the brother of the late Adeline Andrade and Beatrice and Zulmira “BeBe” Soares. His loving sister, Louise Fortes of New Bedford is his only remaining sibling. Boboi served as a U.S. Army radio operator in World War II, completing three tours of duty in Italy, North Africa and…

  • South Boston

    RICHARD COMERFORD 12/27/2017 12:00:00 AM Dorchester,MA / South Boston,MA

    COMERFORD, RICHARD, 56 of Dorchester MA passed peacefully, surrounded by his family on December 27, 2017 after a long illness. Mr. Comerford was proceeded in death by his parents Edward and Margaret Comerford; he is survived by his daughters Nichole Wieners of Brockton and Danielle Comerford and her fiancé Timothy Cahill of Fitchburg, his grandchildren Nathaniel Comerford and Benjamin Comerford of Fitchburg, Abigail Billard of Brockton, Samuel Cahill and Amelia Cahill of Fitchburg. He is also survived by his siblings Edward Comerford, of Holbrook, Barbara Henry of Milton, Margie Romaine of Quincy, Theresa Hoppie of Whitman and Patricia Higgins of Dorchester as well as numerous cousins, nephews, nieces, great-nephews and…

  • Springfield

    Gwynette Long

    Gwynette Long Send Flowers March 19, 1946 – January 05, 2018 Gwynette Long, 71, of Cheyenne Road went to be with the Lord on Friday January 5, 2018, at Baystate Medical Center. View full obituary

  • Taunton

    Manuel I. DaSilva 1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM Taunton,MA

    In Taunton, January 11, 2018 Manuel I. DaSilva, passed away in Marian Manor Nursing home following a brief illness. Manuel was the loving husband of the late Maria E. (Borges) DaSilva. He was born in Faial, Portugal, the son of the late Manuel & Francisca (DaFaria) DaSilva. Manuel has resided in Taunton since 1959. He served Portugal as a sergeant in their Army. Manuel was employed as a fisherman and a whaler before coming to America. He was employed at the former Copper Craft Guild in Taunton until his retirement. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, traveling, watching his favorite soccer team and above all cherished his time with family. He leaves…

  • Tewksbury

    Catherine T. “Cathy” Cooney 1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM Tewksbury,MA / Lowell,MA

    Obituary pending. Visiting hours Tuesday, Jan. 16, from 4:00 until 7:00 in the Tewksbury Funeral Home, corner of 1 Dewey and 975 Main Sts. (Rte. 38) TEWKSBURY CENTER, Ph. (800 in MA or 978) 851 2950.. Her funeral will begin Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 9:00 from the funeral home, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. in St. William’s Church, 1351 Main St. (Rte. 38) Tewksbury. Burial will follow in Tewksbury Cemetery. Memorials to the Friends of the Elderly, c/o Linda Braybant, Tewksbury Senior Center, 172 Chandler St., Tewksbury, MA 01876 will be appreciated. visit: tewksburyfuneralhome.com

  • Wakefield

    Theresa (Marino) Curtin 1/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Wakefield,MA / Medford,MA / Lynnfield,MA / Chicago,IL / Boston,MA / East Boston,MA / Cape Coral,FL

    Theresa (Marino) Curtin 1933-2018 Theresa (Marino) Curtin, 84, from Cape Coral, FL and more recently of Wakefield, MA, loving daughter of the late Anthony and Flavia Marino and sister to Florence of Coral Springs, FL, the late Grace, Margaret, Ann, Ester, Leo, Frances, Joseph, Sebastian, Eleanor and Rita. She passed away on January 5, 2018 at Bear Hill Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Stoneham, MA. Theresa grew up in The Heights in East Boston, MA. She raised her 3 children in East Boston and in Wakefield, MA with her husband, Salvatore Balzotti and ultimately retired to Cape Coral, Florida with her second Husband, William Curtin. She is survived by her…

  • Wayland

    Arnold Lester 1/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Natick,MA / Wayland,MA

    NATICK: Arnold Lester, 87, of Natick died on January 5, 2018 following a period of declining health. He was born in Newton on October 7, 1930 the son of the late James M. Mossman and Dorothy H. (Whynacht) Mossman. He was the beloved husband for 64 years of the late Mary M. (Yarossi) Mossman who died on July 1, 2016. Father of Jim Mossman and his wife Beth Mossman of Milford; Ron Mossman and his wife Renee Mossman of Northbridge and the late Janet Ahern. Also survived by his grandchildren Jen, Mike, Andrew, Amanda and two great-grandchildren, a sister Shirley Mossman of Sherborn, son-in-law Kevin Ahern of Plymouth and several…

  • West Roxbury

    Eleanor J. (O’Hara) Lawler 1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM Osterville,MA / Westborough,MA / Holliston,MA / West Roxbury,MA / Boston,MA

    Lawler, Eleanor J. (O’Hara) of Westborough formerly of Osterville, January 10, 2018. Beloved wife of the late William C. F. Lawler. Loving mother of Jane Lawler – Savitske of Springfield, VA; Mary and David Fleming of Peoria, AZ; Catherine and Thomas Howieson of Holliston, William and Shelley Lawler of Bloomfield Hills, MI; and John and Diane Lawler of Farmington Hills, MI. Cherished grandmother of Mary Kate and Patrick Peters, Meghann and Nick Lamarca, Bryan and Bridget Fleming, Gregory and Kristina Savitske, Cara and Ajay Salpekar, Katie Lawler, Will and Jeanise Lawler, Emily Howieson, Allison Lawler, John T. Lawler III and Evie Lawler. Great grandmother of John, Emily, Owen, Christian and…

  • West Roxbury

    Neshet Kacupaj 1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA

    KACUPAJ Neshet of Roslindale formerly of Tirana, Albania passed away on January 10, 2018. Beloved husband of Dinore Kacupaj. Devoted father of Perparim, Tana, and Myslim. Loving grandfather of Elior, Valentina, and Nancy. Visiting hours will take place in the P.E. Murray – F.J. Higgins, George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home 2000 Centre St. West Roxbury on Saturday, January 13th from 4-8pm and again on Sunday, January 14th from 10-11am before leaving in procession to Gardens Cemetery, West Roxbury.

  • Weston

    Rena Gibson Stark 1/2/2018 12:00:00 AM Weston,MA / Wayland,MA

    WESTON: Rena Gibson Stark, 77, formerly of Scotland, died peacefully and comfortably surrounded by her loving extended family on January 2, 2018 following a period of declining health. She was born in St. Boswells, Melrose, Scotland of the United Kingdom on January 15, 1940 the daughter of the late David Stark and Catherine (Weir) Stark. After receiving her nursing training in Scotland, Rena came to the United States at 18 years old. Dedicating her life to caring for others, she began her employment as a beloved Nanny and Housekeeper to the Braunwald, Spalding, Viles and Appleby families, all of Weston. They have been her devoted loving family for 58 years.…

  • Gloucester

    Sebastian Nicastro

    GLOUCESTER- Sebastian “Busty” P. Nicastro, 88, husband of Grace M. (Curcuru) Nicastro of Gloucester passed away at the Beverly Hospital surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, January 11, 2018. He was born in Gloucester on August 31, 1929, son of the late Capt. Salvatore and Vence (Saputo) Nicastro. Sebastian was a graduate of Gloucester High School, Class of 1949 and later attended Wentworth Institute and New York Butchers. Following in his father's footsteps, he began a career in fishing. Sebastian fished aboard the F/V's The Serafina N. and The Barnegat, out of Gloucester. He enjoyed painting, watching the Patriots and Red Sox and was a great story teller. Master…

  • Salem

    Anne Cusack

    LYNN- Anne Marie (Bradlee) Cusack, a long-time resident of Lynn, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018 in the Woodbriar Health Center at the age of 75. Born in Somerville on January 2, 1943, Anne was the daughter of the late Jeremiah and Madeline (Lewis) Bradlee. She was raised and educated in Somerville. Anne married her sweetheart, John Cusack in St. Benedict's Church in Somerville on September 4, 1965. Soon after, the couple settled in Lynn to begin their lives and family together. Anne went on to graduate from North Shore Community College as a registered nurse. She devoted many years to the help of others in need. She was…

  • Salem

    Gerald "Jerry" Wolper

    BEVERLY- Gerald “Jerry” Wolper 81, of Beverly entered eternal rest on January 11, 2018. Jerry was raised in Chelsea & Brookline and was a retired attorney. He also served on the National Labor Board for 35 years, was a substitute teacher in the Beverly school system for 20 years, a life time board member of Camp Bauercrest, and a member of the Beverly Senior Center. He was most involved at Temple Bnai Abraham in Beverly, where he was the past secretary of both the Congregation and Brotherhood. Also, their Bingo, Family Promise, Monday night suppers, and as a chief cook for all their event, well known for his potatoes. He…

  • Salem

    Earl Jones, Jr.

    MIDDLETON – Mr. Earl F. Jones Jr. 81, of Middleton, beloved husband of Janet A. (Crosby) Jones, died January 11, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Earl F. Sr. and Evelyn (Philbrick) Jones. He was raised and educated in Middleton and attended Danvers High School. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as a member of the United States Navy during the end of the Korean conflict and after aboard the U.S.S. Boston. He was very proud of his service to his country and became a member of the American Legion…

  • Cape Cod

    William G. O’Donnell

    HARWICH PORT – William G. O’Donnell of Chicago, IL and formerly of Harwich Port, passed away at home on December 30, 2017. He was 72. He was married to Judith Saylor, also of Chicago. Mr. O’Donnell was born in 1945 in Harwich Port, where his father John O’Donnell was postmaster for many years, and his mother, Dorothy O’Donnell, was active in state and national Democratic party politics. Mr. O’Donnell attended schools in Harwich and was a graduate of Cheshire Academy in 1963, and later […]

  • Cape Cod

    Mary Virginia Montgomery

    SOUTH DENNIS – Mary Virginia Montgomery (Ginny) died on Nov 19, 12017, at Kindred Eagle Pond, South Dennis, at age 83. With degrees from National College of Education and the U of Conn, she taught in public and private schools in Illinois, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, and was then a copy editor for publishers in Boston, New York and California until retired. She was active in theater and interfaith choirs. She was a member of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Falmouth, MA. She supported […]

  • Cape Cod

    Carol L. MacPherson

    YARMOUTH PORT – Carol Louise MacPherson, 86, died peacefully surrounded by her family on January 6, 2018. Carol and her beloved husband, Bruce, were married for sixty-six loving years. Carol was the daughter of Louise and Joseph Lovegren of Belmont. She was predeceased by her brother, Joseph Lovegren, Jr. and sister Linda Kennedy, both of Portland, ME. She was sadly predeceased by her grandson, Christopher Gardner of W. Simsbury, CT.Carol leaves two daughters: Janet Younker (William) […]

  • Cape Cod

    Joan “Rickey” Gaffin

    NEW SEABURY – Joan “Rickey” (Rockoff) Gaffin, daughter of Saul C. Rockoff and Doris Golden, beloved wife of Gerald Gaffin, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 7th, 2018 after a long illness. She was 83. Joan and Gerald were married for 61 years. Joan is survived by Gerald, her daughter Lisa Margo Gaffin Brown and her husband George, her son David Gaffin and his wife Cindy, her grandchildren, Richard, Rebecca and Madelyn, her brother Michael Rockoff and wife Alawn, as well as nieces and […]

  • Cape Cod

    Phyllis M. Anderson

    EASTON – Phyllis M. (Swanberg) Anderson, 94, of Easton, formerly of Brockton and Danielson, CT, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at home, under the care of her family. She was the wife of the late Frederick R. Anderson.Born in Brockton, a daughter of the late Charles and Ruth (Lindbom) Swanberg, she was raised in Brockton and was a graduate of Brockton High School and attended the Gethsemane Lutheran Church of Brockton.Phyllis was employed as a cafeteria worker at Cardinal Cushing […]