• Springfield

    Jose Ruiz-Hrbek

    Jose Ruiz-Hrbek September 02, 1984 – February 14, 2018 Springfield – Jose A Ruiz-Hrbek, 33, departed this life on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at home. Jose was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on September 2nd, 1984 to his parents Charles Hrbek …

  • Barre,  Brookfield,  North Brookfield,  Spencer

    Lucy Valente

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login Lucy Valente June 06, 1923 – February 14, 2018 BARRE- Lucy A. (Centracchio) Valente,94, died on February 14,2018 in Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. A Calling hours will be held on Saturday,February 24,2018 at 10-11:00AM in Pillsbur …

  • Springfield

    John Ferris

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Online Memorial Donations Family Login John Ferris March 06, 1961 – February 14, 2018 John (Jay) W. Ferris, 56, passed away Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018. He was born March 6, 1961 to Patricia (Reilly) Ferris. Jay graduated from Cathedral High School in 1980. He worked most of his caree …

  • Athol,  Gardner,  Leominster,  Orange

    Elizabeth E. Chiasson

    February 14, 2018 Elizabeth E. Chiasson ATHOL – On Valentine’s Day morning Elizabeth “Tip” Ellen (Cutter) Chiasson left us to join her sweetheart and husband of over 75 years, Fabian Chiasson who passed away on June 27, 2017. Tip died surrounded by her family in her childhood home as gently and peacefully as she lived her whole life. She was born on January 9, 1922 to Alfred and Marion (Frye) Cutter. Promising her father that she wouldn’t get married until she was at least 20 years old, Tip a…

  • Fitchburg

    Donald W. Sidilau, Shirley

    He was born in Shirley on September 22, 1935 a son of the late Oscar and Rose (Lanteigne) Sidilau and had resided there for all of his life before moving south to Ocala, FL in recent years. Don was a member of the Shirley Fire Department as well as the Ft. Devens Fire Department for his entire career. In retirement Don got his real estate license and worked as an agent with Keystone Reality. He was a former member of St. Anthony’s Parish and the Sons of the American Legion in Shirley. He also participated in dart and bowling leagues throughout the area. Don enjoyed camping, fishing, and was a…

  • Arlington,  Cambridge

    Betsy A. Gunzelmann

    Betsy A. Gunzelmann January 06, 1952 – February 14, 2018 GUNZELMANN, Betsy A., Of Hampton, NH, formerly of Arlington. Passed peacefully on February 14, 2018. Devoted and proud mother of Matthew Gunzelmann of Melrose. Beloved daughter of the late Edwar …

  • Fitchburg

    Philip O’Keefe, Leominster

    He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Leslie E. (Dakers) O’Keefe; a son and daughter in law, Sean and Vivian O’Keefe of Sedona, Arizona; his daughter and son in law Stacey and Richard Reiling of Nahant; his brother Robert O’Keefe of RI; his sister Ursula O’Keefe of Beverly; a stepson, Mark Liebert and his wife Darlene of Leominster; his stepdaughter Stacey Liebert Jimenez and her husband Eduardo of Lawrenceville, GA; eleven grandchildren, Riley O’Keefe, James “JP” Reiling, Colin Reiling, Michael Reiling, Justin Liebert, Anthony Mastroberti, Joshua Liebert, Shawna Liebert, Amanda Ondrof, Abigael Jimenez, Lukas Jimenez and a great grandson, Owen D’Ambroise. He was also survived by nephew Michael,…

  • Acton

    Demetrius Kazan

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login Demetrius Kazan February 14, 2018 Boxborough, MA – Demetrius Kazan passed at the Emerson Hospital in Concord on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Born to the late Matthaios and Penelope (Salonikdis) Kazantzoglou on October 20, 1923, …

  • Shrewsbury

    Maryanne Almstrom

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login Maryanne Almstrom April 05, 1947 – February 14, 2018 Maryanne (Verdolino) Almstrom, 70, of Auburn passed away Wednesday February 14, 2018. Calling hours will on Monday February 19, 2018 in BRITTON-WALLACE FUNERAL HOME, 91 Central Street, Auburn. A …

  • Fitchburg

    Jon Peter Cleveland, Myrtle Beach, SC

    He was born in Fitchburg, on December 6, 1955, a son of the late Maurice and Alice (Murphy) Cleveland and grew up in Lunenburg. Jon served in the U.S. Navy from 1973 to 1976. He was a dedicated railroad worker for Keolis Commuter Rail for the past 39 years, retiring on December 2, 2017 as a signal inspector. He was a true Patriots fan who loved watching their games, he also enjoyed watching baseball games, hiking, working out and was an avid reader. Jon was a loving and dedicated husband to his wife Denise whom he cherished. He was looking forward to getting his boat and RV which he planned…

  • Foxboro

    Russell B. Dow, 95

    Russell B. Dow, 95, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at Steward Norwood Hospital. He was the son of the late Harold and Ida (Coffin) Dow and the husband of the late Dorothy (Swift) Dow.

  • Mashpee

    David B. Greenfield

    David Burton Greenfield, 81, of Mashpee died on February 8. Mr. Greenfield was a mathematics tutor to students at Mashpee Middle School, which is now Quashnet Elementary School.

  • Foxboro

    Linda Lennon Elfman, 53

    Linda Lennon Elfman, 53, passed away peacefully surrounded by the comfort of her loving family at Caritas Norwood Hospital on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Paul Francis and Beatrice Lillian (Cady) Lennon.

  • New Bedford

    Ida J. Cleveland, 82

     FREETOWN — Ida J. (Saindon) Cleveland, 82, of East Freetown died February 8, 2018 unexpectedly at Massachusetts General Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Frank N. Cleveland.Born in Springfield, MA, the daughter of the late Homer and Emma (Viezina) Saindon, she lived in New Bedford for 30 years before moving to East Freetown.She was formerly employed as a manager at Shaw’s Supermarket in New Bedford for many years until her retirement.Ida was such […]

  • New Bedford

    Roger W. DuBois, 67

     FALL RIVER — Roger W. DuBois, 67, passed away on February 10, 2018 surrounded by his family after a hard fought battle at Charlton Memorial Hospital.He was born in Waterville, Maine on April 19, 1950 to Marie (Dionne) DuBois of South Dartmouth and the late Joseph R. DuBois. A graduate of Wolcott High School in CT, along with his late brother David C. DuBois, who coined the nickname we all knew him by, “Judge.” Together, they own most of the baseball […]

  • New Bedford

    PFC W. Becket Kiernan, USMC, 18

     FALMOUTH — PFC W. Becket Kiernan, USMC, 18, of Falmouth, formerly of Rochester, died on Monday, February 5, 2018, of Necrotizing Fasciitis at Desert Regional Memorial Hospital, in Palms Springs, CA. Born in Wareham, he was a graduate of Old Rochester Regional High School where he was an Honors and AP Student. Since he was 10 years old, Becket always dreamed of being a United States Marine. He embodied those values of honor, courage, and commitment and it led him to […]

  • New Bedford

    Valentino A. Leitao

     WESTPORT — Valentino A. Leitao, of Westport, MA died January 5th, 2018 after a long illness. He was predeceased by his parents Mariana and Manuel Leitao and brother, Manuel Leitao.He is survived by his wife, Heidi Schweighardt, his 3 daughters from previous marriages, Debbie Goyette, Valerie Goyette, and Andrea Leitao; 4 grandchildren, Derek Fernald, Erica Jones, Krista Leitao, and Dylan Leitao; and several great-grandchildren.Val was self-employed in the […]

  • Salem

    James Rennick, Esq.

    BEVERLY, MA – James F. Rennick Esq., 69, of Beverly, passed away unexpectedly at his Beverly home on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Jim was born in Boston on August 12, 1948, and raised in Peabody, Mass., as son of the late Francis A. Rennick Jr. and Jeanne Y. (Dube) Rennick. He graduated from Bishop Fenwick High School in 1966, received his Bachelor of Arts degree from UMass Amherst in 1970 and his Juris Prudence from Suffolk Law School in 1974. Jim worked in his younger years as an Attorney for Murphy, Ryan and O'Keefe in Peabody, Mass. Later, working independently at the Six Lynde Street Law Office in Salem, Mass.…

  • Gloucester

    Ruth Main

    SORRENTO, ME – Ruth E. (MacLeod) Main of Sorrento, formerly of Rockport, Mass., passed away peacefully at home on February 7, 2018. Born July 18, 1936, in Gloucester, Mass., Ruth attended Gloucester High School where she met her husband of 57 years, John E. Main Jr. They married in 1954 after graduating high school and moved to Troy, N.Y., where John attended Electrical Engineering school at Rensselaer Polytech. Later, they moved back to Cape Ann and built a home in Rockport. After raising three children, Ruth went on to become an R.N. and worked at Addison Gilbert Hospital and the Cape Ann Medical Center before retiring to persue her love…

  • Salem

    Evangeline Brown

    MARBLEHEAD, MA – Marblehead lost longtime resident, Evangeline Pearl Brown, on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, after she succumbed to her long battle with congestive heart failure. Pearl was born in Orange, N.J., to Arthur Sedgewick and Evangeline Pearl Woodruff, on September 19, 1923. Pearl met her husband, Fred Brown, shortly after graduating from Cornell University, during World Wall II, and together they had three children. For many years, Pearl and Fred operated an in-home craft business, selling their products all across the United States. Then in the late 1960s, Pearl returned to school, earning her M.Ed. from Boston University. In 1974, she began working as a therapist for North Central…

  • Vineyard Haven

    Vera Christine Pratt

    Vera Christine Pratt died peacefully at age 83 on Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Atrium hospice in Falmouth where she spent the last two years of her life. Vera was born Feb. 13 in 1935 to Trude Pratt Lash and Eliot Pratt.  She was a long time summer resident of the Island before moving from Washington D.C. to become a permanent resident of Chilmark in 2002. She was a graduate of the Putney School, Radcliffe College (class of ’56) and had a masters in landscape design from the Harvard School of Design. She loved music and was active in the Island Community Chorus. Vera was an accomplished painter, a world…

  • Vineyard Haven

    Ann Bernard Smith

    Ann Bernard Smith passed away July 11 in her home on Curtis Lane. She was 91. She followed her husband, Nelson Crosby Smith, who died at 92 on April 5. The eldest child of William Alfred Bernard, who was born and raised in Oak Bluffs and Joanne MacIver, who was from Quebec, Canada; Ann was born in Oak Bluffs on May 16, 1926. Ann was joined by sister Mary Isobel in 1927 (married to Stanley J. Marshall), who predeceased Ann in 2016; and in 1930 by brother Alexander Joseph, who died in 2007. Ann spent her early years in Oak Bluffs, where father Bill Bernard held, among other positions, that…

  • Vineyard Haven

    Robert Paris Riger

    Robert Paris Riger, publisher and author, died on Jan. 26 in New York City of complications from the flu. He was 57. Robert, who was known by family and close friends as Robbie, grew up in Manhattan and Martha’s Vineyard. He attended Grace Church School, the prestigious United Nations International High School (UNIS), and graduated from Brown University, magna cum laude, with a degree in comparative literature in 1981. During college he spent his summers working at the Vineyard Gazette under editor Richard Reston. After college, he returned to Manhattan to take a job at Book-of-the-Month-Club, first as an assistant and later running its distribution center and eventually, its main…

  • Beverly

    William L. Howie

    William L. Howie July 26, 1930 – February 11, 2018 West Peabody – William L. Howie, 87, beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (Murray) Howie, died Sunday, February 11, 201… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Beverly

    Jean M. Lambert

    Jean M. Lambert August 14, 1922 – February 10, 2018 Jean M Lambert (née Whipple) aged 95, of Beverly died peacefully on February 10, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice Hous… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Beverly

    Merle E. “Kip” Welsh, Jr.

    Merle E. “Kip” Welsh, Jr. May 5, 1927 – February 10, 2018 BEVERLY- Merle E. “Kip” Welsh, Jr. age 90, of Beverly, formerly of Wenham, died Friday morning February 9, 2018 at Kapla… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Beverly

    Marjorie L. Sears

    Marjorie L. Sears July 2, 1927 – February 9, 2018 Marjorie Sears of Manchester-by the Sea, MA passed away quietly on February 9, 2018. Wife of the late Horace J. H. Sears… View Details  |  Send Flowers