• Jamaica Plain

    Christopher McDonough 1/8/2018 12:00:00 AM Jamaica Plain,MA / Boston,MA / West Roxbury,MA / Portland,ME

    McDONOUGH, Christopher M. “Chris” 59 of Portland, ME, died suddenly on Monday, January 8, 2018. Chris was born on September 19, 1958, in Boston, the son of the late Francis X. and Eleanor P. (Higgins) McDonough. Chris grew up on Moss Hill in Jamaica Plain, Boston, with his eight siblings. He attended local schools, including Boston Latin School, graduating in the Class of 1977. He graduated from Providence College with a degree in Business Accounting in 1981. As a teen, Chris worked as a caddy at The Country Club in Brookline and subsequently developed a passion for playing golf. Chris moved to Kennebunk, ME in 1992 and eventually settled in…

  • Kingston

    Evelyn B. Filliger 1/14/2018 12:00:00 AM Kingston,MA

    Friends and family mourn the passing of Evelyn B. Filliger of Kingston, MA, who died Sunday, January 14, after a long illness. Her death  was preceded by that of her beloved husband of 62 years, Harry Filliger, who died in 2012. Evelyn was born in Irvington, NJ of Rudolph and Theresa (nee Haug) Bayreder. She is survived by 4 children, 10 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. Evelyn worked as an executive secretary for Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and later for Choate Hospital in Woburn Massachusetts. A funeral mass will be said for Evelyn at Saint Josephs Church, 272 Main St (rt. 106) Kingston on Friday, January 19th at…

  • Kingston

    Frances L. Craig 1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM Kingston,MA

    Frances L. Craig, 85, of Petersham, MA and Kihei, HI, passed away January 10, 2018. Beloved wife of Edward Craig, Jr. Loving Mother to Heather Tschop, Susan Craig, Gordon Craig, Kimberly Martin, and Bonnie Winters. Cherished grandmother to Laura, Suzanne, David, Gerry, Catherine, Shauna, Woody, Ashley, Samantha, and the late Sara Lamar. Great grandmother to Jeremiah, Cash, Presley, Skyanna, and James. Sister to Jackie Jones, and the late Paul Jones. Frances was also survived by her extended family and friends. Mrs. Craig graduated from Middleboro High School, and went on to attend Umass Amherst. While at UMass Amherst she was a cheerleader for the football team, secretary of her class,…

  • Lawrence

    Paula Pelosi

    HAVERHILL- Paula J. (Armbruster) Pelosi, 85, of Haverhill, passed away peacefully Saturday, January 13, at Hannah Duston Healthcare Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Armand D. Pelosi. Paula was born and educated in AuGres, MI., where…

  • Lawrence

    Patricia Burke

    Rochester, NH – Patricia A. (Pierce) Burke, 73, wife of John E. Burke, passed away January 12, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Allen B. and Rose E. (Clancy) Pierce. Raised and…

  • Lawrence

    Lois Hazen

    GEORGETOWN – Lois C. (Ovington) Hazen, 84, a lifelong resident of Georgetown, having lived in her home for over 60 years, passed away on January 15, 2018 at the Holy Family Hospital in Methuen. Lois was born in Newton, Mass. to the late Edwin D….

  • Lawrence

    Mary ( Carroll) Sanzo

    PELHAM, NH – Mary A. (Carroll) Sanzo, 63, of Pelham, N.H., formerly of Methuen, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Lowell General Hospital in Lowell. She was born in Methuen and was the daughter of the late Charles and Gloria (Ford)…

  • Lawrence

    Sarkis Almoian

    NORTH ANDOVER – Sarkis Almoian, 94, of North Andover, passed away Monday, January 8, 2018. He was born in Lawrence and was the son of the late John and Rose (Harootunian) Almoian. Sarkis was raised and educated in Lawrence. He was a graduate…

  • Lawrence

    Lorraine Laurin

    ATKINSON, NH – Lorraine L. Laurin, 79, of Atkinson, N.H., formerly of Derry, N.H., passed away Friday, January 12, 2018, at her residence. Lorraine was born February 8, 1938, in Lowell, Mass., and was a daughter of the late Joseph and Elmira…

  • Lawrence

    James Sheehy

    LAWRENCE – James “Jimmy” F. Sheehy, age 66, of Lawrence, passed away at his home after a courageous battle with an illness on December 11, 2017. A lifelong resident of Lawrence, he was the beloved son of Frances (Sullivan) Sheehy and the late John…

  • Lawrence

    Kelly Bodge

    KINGSTON, NH – Kelly M. (Cerasuolo) Bodge, 46, wife of Jeff A. Bodge, passed away January 16, 2018 at High Point Hospice House in Haverhill with her loving family by her side. Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of Angelo B. Cerasuolo III of…

  • Lexington

    Corrine Connor

    Corrine Connor January 16, 2018 Connor, Corrine T. (Messina) of Chelmsford, formerly of Lexington, January 16, 2018. Wife of the late Gerald P. Connor. Mother of Gerald P. Connor Jr. View full obituary

  • Lexington

    William Hooper

    William Hooper January 15, 2018 Hooper, William G., Sr., of Lexington, January 15, 2018, age 94. Beloved husband of Catherine F. (MacGillivray). Devoted father of William G. (Adele) Jr., Bridgewater; View full obituary

  • New Bedford

    Maria I. Adao 1/14/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    Maria I. (Andrade) Adao, 90, of New Bedford died January 14, 2018 unexpectedly at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the wife of the late Jose C. Adao. Born in Terceira, Azores, the daughter of the late Manuel G. and Maria dos Anjos (Cabral) Andrade, she lived in New Bedford since 1968. Survivors include 3 sons, Fernando Adao and Rui Adao, both of New Bedford and Luis Adao, and his wife Patricia, of Dartmouth; 2 daughters, Teresa Almeida and Lucy Sykes and her husband Dennis, all of New Bedford; a sister, Maria de Lourdes Luis of New Bedford; 8 grandchildren, Fernando, Maria, Dennis, Jessica, Louie, Jr., Robert, Carrie and David; 14…

  • Quincy

    Carol Ringquist 1/15/2018 12:00:00 AM Hanover,MA / Quincy,MA

    Hanover – Carol Ringquist passed away peacefully after a long illness on Monday, January 15, 2018. Born in Tarrytown, NY, she lived in Ossining New York with her parents and sister (Walter L. and Julia E., and Marion). She enjoyed fishing, gardening, swimming and beaching, music, cooking, traveling, art, history, animals, and above all, people. Carol moved to Boston to attend and graduate from Boston University. She was a very much loved and cherished daughter, sister, aunt, wife, stepmother, and friend. She was aunt to her nephew, Russell Delaney. Carol, her sister, and nephew lived for many years in Quincy before she moved to Hanover. Carol was an awesome cook,…

  • Reading

    Margaret M. (McLaughlin) Donovan 1/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Reading,MA / Charlestown,MA / Salem,NH

    Margaret M. (McLaughlin) Donovan of Medford died on Tuesday, January 16, at Royal Meadowview of North Reading. Born and raised in Charlestown, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Adelina (Della Veneri) McLaughlin. Margaret was the beloved wife of the late Timothy Donovan, and the devoted mother of Timothy Donovan and his wife Beverly of Salem, NH, Christopher Donovan and his wife Irene of Medford, Matthew Donovan and his wife Lisa of Charlestown, Patrice O’Connor and her husband David of Reading, and the late Denise M. Schultz and her surviving husband David of Medford. She was the loving grandmother of Carolyn, Amanda, Michael, Robert, Amy, Katherine, Patrick, Emily,…

  • Salem

    Victoria Anne Madore

    Victoria Anne Madore Send Flowers August 18, 1927 – January 16, 2018 Victoria Anne Madore (90), of Salem, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday January 16, 2018 at the Kaplan House. Victoria View full obituary

  • Salem

    Virginia Mary Manning

    Virginia Mary Manning Send Flowers August 06, 1937 – January 15, 2018 Virginia M. “Creedon” Manning passed away peacefully with her loved ones by her side on Monday January 15, 2018 at Massachusetts General Hospital from a View full obituary

  • Stoneham

    Mr. Michael James Phillips 1/14/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Melrose,MA / Malden,MA / Somerville,MA / Stoneham,MA

    Mr. Michael James Phillips, a lifelong resident of Medford and beloved son of Deborah J. Phillips, passed away, suddenly on Sunday, at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital in Melrose. He was 32 years old. Michael was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on October 27, 1985. He had attended U Mass Boston. Michael worked as a Substance Abuse Councilor at Massachusetts General Hospital for several years. He also co-founded Medford Overcoming Addiction in 2015. He was instrumental in having the Medford Police Department to have their officers carry Narcan. In his spare time Michael loved being with children and was a Nike sneaker fanatic. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and…

  • Stoughton

    Pauline Q. Leonard 1/17/2018 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA / Stoughton,MA

    Pauline Q. Leonard (Thompson), age 98 of Stoughton, formerly of Canton passed away January 17th at the Copley at Stoughton. Born in Calais, ME, she had lived in Canton for many years before moving to Stoughton. She worked as the Cafeteria Manager at the Blue Hill Regional School in Canton for many years. Beloved wife of the late John V. Leonard and Robert J. Quinn. Mother of Robert J. Quinn of FL, Pauline A. McCarthy of Brockton and the late Paul F. Quinn. Also survived by 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Funeral services and burial will be private for the family. Donations may be made in her memory to…

  • Taunton

    Joao Dasilva 1/17/2018 12:00:00 AM North Attleboro,MA / Taunton,MA

    Joao Dasilva, 73 Dateline: North Attleboro, MA Joao Dasilva, age 73, of North Attleboro, formerly of Taunton and Portugal, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. He was the beloved husband of Julietta (Dias) Dasilva. Funeral arrangements will be announced with a complete obituary to follow.

  • Taunton

    Barbara F. Lewis 1/15/2018 12:00:00 AM Taunton,MA

    Barbara F. (Fontaine) Lewis, age 82, of Taunton passed away on January 15, 2018 at the Braemoor Health Center in Brockton. She was the wife of the late Hayward M. Lewis. Barbara was born in Roslindale, the daughter of the late Francis & Gladys (Crawford) Fontaine. She grew up in Hyde Park, Boston, but lived most of her life in Taunton. She worked as a cashier for Stop and Shop for many years. Barbara was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for several years and also served as President. While a member of the Legion, she traveled extensively to attend national meetings and conferences. She enjoyed playing bingo at…

  • Massachusetts Death Notices

    Reverend Joseph R. Bielonko 1/14/2018 12:00:00 AM Webster,MA

    WEBSTER – Rev. Joseph R. Bielonko, 85, died Sunday, January 14, 2018 in St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester. He leaves 2 nieces, Elzbieta Grodzki of Australia and Renata Rutkowska of Poland; and a nephew, Tadeusz Werpachowski of Poland. He was born in Ostasze, Poland on May 5, 1932, a son of Stanislaus and Helena (Zimnoch) Bielonko. He graduated from high school seminary in 1950 and was ordained a priest in Warsaw on April 12, 1959 by Bishop Z. Majewski. After ministering in Poland, he moved to the United States and was incardinated in the Diocese of Worcester in 1973. He was an associate pastor at Our Lady of Jasna Gora Church…

  • West Roxbury

    Marie R. (Allieri) Bechard 1/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA / Brockton,MA / West Roxbury,MA / Needham,MA

    Bechard, Marie R. (Allieri) Bechard of Abington, January 16, 2018. Beloved daughter of the late Raymond and Agnes (Ghilardi) Allieri. Loving mother of Craig A. Bechard and his wife Lisa Horan of Las Vegas and Darlene M. (Bechard/Allieri) Campbell and her husband David of Abington. Cherished grandmother of Darcy (Campbell) Lamond, and her husband Michael of Hanover, Darryn P.B. Campbell and his wife Kimmberly of Scituate, Elise Bechard of So. Boston, Kristina Bechard – DelRicci and her husband Eric of RI and Danielle Horan of VT. Great-grandmother of Aidan, Sienna, Lexi, Tristan, Audrey, and AJ. Devoted sister of Raymond “Sonny” Allieri and his wife Jean of Foxboro. Also survived by…

  • West Roxbury

    George P. McGoldrick 1/12/2018 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA / Roslindale,MA / Boston,MA / Jamaica Plain,MA / Dedham,MA

    George McGoldrick, 85 passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, January 12, 2018 in Venice Florida. Beloved wife of Elaine McGoldrick. Loving father of Mary McGoldrick of St. Simons Island, GA, George McGoldrick and his wife Linda of Batavia IL, Michael McGoldrick and his wife Maureen of Woburn MA,David McGoldrick and his wife Margaret of Temecula CA, Ken and Joan Kartes of Melrose MA, and Chris Kartes andTerry Goclonof Tega Cay, SC. Cherished Grandfather of Lindsay, George, Evan and his wife Laura, Mark McGoldrick and JonathanKartes. Dear brother of Fred McGoldrick and his wife Diane of Canton MA. Brother-in-law Charlie Malloy of Bethesda MD. Brother of the late Connie…

  • Weymouth

    Edna McLeod 1/17/2018 12:00:00 AM South Weymouth,MA / Dorchester,MA

    Edna McLeod (Foley), age 91, of South Weymouth and formerly of Dorchester passed away after a long illness on January 17, 2018. Edna was born, raised, and educated in Dorchester. After school she went to work with the State Department of Mental Health and eventually worked her way to administration. Edna married her husband of 29 years, John McLeod, in 1969. They settled in South Weymouth where Edna has resided ever since. Edna was a strong, caring woman who valued family, faith and friends over all else. She enjoyed quilting and square dancing, but she would tell you that her most impressive accomplishment was her family. John McLeod, Edna’s loving…

  • Worcester County

    Thomas A. Connor 1/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA / Rockland,MA

    Thomas A. Connor, 76, of Rockland formerly of Worcester died Tuesday, January 16th in South Shore Hospital. He leaves his children Rebecca Kavanagh, Debra Alther and Michael Connor; a sister, Lorraine Parent; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Tina Connor and a sister, Barbara St. Laurent. He was born in Worcester the son of Thomas G. and Helen L. (Boulanger) Connor and graduated from Worcester Boys Trade. Thomas retired from National Grid where he worked as a lineman for over 30 years. He was a former member of Our Lady of the Angels Church. Thomas was an avid outdoors man who enjoyed…

  • Worcester County

    Henry Kalinowski 1/12/2018 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA / Worcester,MA

    Henry A. Kalinowski, 86, formerly of Leicester, died Friday January 12, 2018 in Overlook Health Care Center, Charlton. His wife of fifty-eight years, Therese M. (Kiewra) Kalinowski died in 2013. He is survived by his children; sons, Michael A. Kalinowski and his wife Leslie of Worcester, Thomas F. Kalinowski and his wife Susan of Westborough; daughters, Jo-Ann M. Smith and her husband Casey of Encinitas, CA and Mary-Ellen Lindquist of Spencer; eleven grandchildren, six great grandchildren. Henry was born in Worcester, the son of Anthony and Stefania (Rembiszewski) Kalinowski. Mr. Kalinowski worked as a temperer for Thompson Steel and Wire and later Concord Wire Company, retiring in 1991. He served…

  • Newburyport

    James McCleary

    NEWBURY- Jim, Jim, Jim, affectionately referred by his wife, Val McCleary for 37 years. Jim has two daughters, Kristen McCleary of Lynn, MA and Patricia McCleary of Orlando, Fla. He has one grandson, Cameron Vandangross of Lynn. He is also survived by his brother, Roger W. McCleary and his wife, Mary Beth of Salem, N.H.; sister, Cathy J. DeSimone and her husband, Edward of Malden, as well as many brothers and sisters-in-law. He was predeceased by his parents, James F. and Evelyn P. (Rice) McCleary and his brother, David P. McCleary. Jim was well loved; his ability to have conversation with any and all was a gift. He had great…

  • Salem

    Buckley, John

    SALEM Mr. John D.Jack Buckley, 70 of Salem, died unexpectedly January 16, 2018 at Salem Hospital, following a medical incident. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late John M. and Alice L. (McCarthy) Buckley. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of the former St. Marys Grammar School and Bishop Fenwick High School. He matriculated to Salem State College earning his Bachelors and Masters Degrees. An education professional, Mr. Buckley began his professional career as a teacher in Milton, N.H. He moved into education administration and was appointed Principal in Wakefield, N.H. While principal, he was also the coach of the Wakefield High…

  • Salem

    Donald Goddard

    PEABODY – Donald L. Goddard, 66, of Peabody, died early Wednesday morning at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington following a brief illness. He was the former husband of the late Geraldine (Nigro) (Goddard) Reed. Born in East Boston, he was the son of Shirley A. Smith of Peabody and the late Charles R Goddard. He was raised by his mother and step farther, the late Ralph Iannelli and was educated in Peabody. Donald worked independently as a custom auto restoration and upholstery specialist throughout the North Shore for many years before his illness. Donald was a fun-loving person who was well known for his sense of humor and making people…

  • Newburyport

    Fred Vaillancourt

    DANVERS – Wilfred A. “Fred” Vaillancourt, 92, died Thursday morning, January 18, 2018 following a lengthy illness. He was the loving husband of Helen (Horgan) Vaillancourt, with whom he shared 67 years of marriage. Son of the late Amedee and Alexina (Gagnon) Vaillancourt, Fred was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Holten High School. He served honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, where he was a member of the 3rd Marine Division in the South Pacific at Guam and Iwo Jima. He then served for several years with the 102nd Field Artillery in the U.S. National Guard. Fred was employed by the…

  • Salem

    Vaillancourt, Fred

    DANVERS – Wilfred A. Fred Vaillancourt, 92, died Thursday morning, January 18, 2018 following a lengthy illness. He was the loving husband of Helen (Horgan) Vaillancourt, with whom he shared 67 years of marriage. Son of the late Amedee and Alexina (Gagnon) Vaillancourt, Fred was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Holten High School. He served honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, where he was a member of the 3rd Marine Division in the South Pacific at Guam and Iwo Jima. He then served for several years with the 102nd Field Artillery in the U.S. National Guard. Fred was employed by the…

  • Salem

    Richard Coffin

    SALEM – Mr. Richard J. Coffin 91, of Salem, beloved husband of the late Nicolina (Vetro) Coffin, died Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Hawthorne Hill Nursing Home in Danvers. Born in East Boston, he was the son of the late Melbourne and Lucy (Surrette) Coffin. He was raised and educated in East Boston attending St. John's School. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as a member of the United States Navy as a gunner on Merchant Ships. Mr. Coffin began his professional career with Boston Ship yard as a welder. For many years Officer Coffin had been employed as a Police Officer with the City of Salem, Police…