• Wilmington

    Dianna M. Morreo

    Diana M. Morreo, age 73, of Medford, formerly of Newton, passed away peacefully on February 26, 2018. Dianna was the cherished daughter of the late Domenic and Angelina (Campana) Morreo, beloved sister of Jeannette A. (Morreo) Valente and her late husband Frank of Wilmington, dear aunt of Francis “Frank” Valente & wife Cheryl of Salem, NH, Alexander Valente & wife Gemma of North Reading, Linda Catalano & husband Stephen of Epsom, NH, Daniel Valente & wife Susan of Tewksbury, Pamela Valente of Kensington, NH, Michael Valente of Atkinson, NH, and Charlie Valente & wife Michele of Wilmington. Dianna is also survived by many loving great-nieces, great-nephews and friends. Dianna grew…

  • Shrewsbury

    Dorothy McCarthy

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login Dorothy McCarthy February 09, 1932 – February 28, 2018 Dorothy J. “Dottie” (Park) McCarthy, 86, a lifetime Shrewsbury resident, passed peacefully on February 28, 2018, with her loving family by her side. Dottie was born in Worcester and raised i …

  • Athol,  Gardner,  Leominster,  Orange

    Alphonse Wilfred Chartier

    February 28, 2018 Alphonse Wilfred Chartier PALM COAST, FL – Alphonse Wilfred Chartier Jr., 76, of Palm Coast, Fl, formerly of Phillipston, MA passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at home in Florida. Alphonse was born in Gardner MA on May 25, 1941, the son of the late Alphonse W. Chartier Sr. and the late Mary Loza (Robichaud) Chartier. Alphonse worked at the Ferncol School as a supervisor and caretaker for many years, and later as a Security Guard, which he enjoyed. He was a loving and a…

  • Acton

    Anthony A. Faranda

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login Anthony A. Faranda February 28, 2018 Anthony A. “Tony” Faranda, 93, of Marlborough, MA, died Wednesday, February 28, 2018 in Marlborough. Born and raised in New York City, he was the son of the late Albert and Pauline Faranda. A …

  • Lowell

    Marie Letendre

    Marie Letendre September 08, 1930 – February 28, 2018 Loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend Marie A. (Lesieur) Letendre, 87, of Marlboro, died peacefully on February 28, 2018, in Marlboro, surrounded by her loving …

  • Arlington,  Watertown

    Stratis Axiotis

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Online Memorial Donations Family Login Stratis Axiotis March 28, 1938 – February 28, 2018 Axiotis, Stratis “Charles” of Belmont passed away on February 28th. Beloved husband of the late Persefoni Axiotis (Sotirhellis). Loving father of Stephen and his wife Sophia and their children …

  • Athol,  Gardner,  Leominster,  Orange

    Francis A. Murray

    February 28, 2018 Francis A. Murray GARDNER – Francis Arthur Murray, Sr., 85, of Gardner, was called by God on Wednesday, February 28, in his home, surrounded by his loving family. Francis was born April 8, 1932, in Richmond, Vermont, son of the late Harry and Mary (Badger) Murray. He attended Holy Rosary and Gardner High School. Francis was drafted during the Korean Conflict, by the United States Army, serving as a tank commander in Germany. Following his service, he worked at O’Hearn’s and …

  • Athol,  Gardner,  Leominster,  Orange

    Lester E. “Gene” Fletcher

    February 28, 2018 Lester E. “Gene” Fletcher ATHOL – Lester E. “Gene” Fletcher, 85 of Athol, passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Quabbin Valley Health Care, Athol. Gene was born on August 10, 1932 in Dodridge County, Given, West Virginia to the late Charles E. Fletcher and the late Violet (Van Horn) Fletcher. Lester attended school in Dodridge County and Parkersburg, WV. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and the U. S. Air Force. After 26 years of service, Gene retired from the U. S. Ai…

  • Revere

    Gilda Poto

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Online Memorial Donations Family Login Gilda Poto April 18, 1925 – February 28, 2018 Gilda A. (Giordano) Poto, 92 years of age, of Everett, formerly of Boston’s North End, passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Louis P. Poto Sr. Loving mother …

  • Newton

    Craig Reid Smilovitz

    of Arlington, MA, formerly of Cambridge, MA, and Hicksville, NY, on February 27, 2018. Beloved husband of Linda (Musoke) Smilovitz. Devoted father of Martha, Amelia, and Humphrey Smilovitz. Loving brother of Ira Smilovitz and his wife Laurie. Proud uncle of Elisa and Jeremy Smilovitz. Dear son in law of Harriet Nanji. Services at Congregation Or Atid, 97 Concord Rd., Wayland, MA on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 10 am. Following interment, memorial observance will be at his late residence until Sunday evening, with minyan services on Saturday at 6:30 pm. A gathering of his friends from Africa will be held at St. Mary’s Church, 133 School St., Waltham MA, on…

  • Mashpee

    Margaret F. Dolan

    Margaret F. Dolan of Eastham, who was born in 1942, died on February 19 after battling leukemia. She was co-owner of River Bend Farm, Inc. in Hatchville.

  • Newburyport

    Alan Wilson

    MIAMI LAKES, FL – Alan Robert Wilson, a 27-year resident of Miami Lake, Fla. passed away on Thursday February 1, at the age of 71. Born in Lynn, Mass. to Albert and Mary Rita (Doucette) Wilson, he was raised in the Newburyport, Mass., area and graduated from NHS with the Class of 1964. A retired engineer, he spent many years traveling around the the United States and South America, rebuilding and repairing large hydro electric power generation stations, such as the Hoover Dam and Niagara Falls. Alan was an avid sailor, licensed USCG Captain and cooking enthusiast. Sailing aboard his catamaran “Imagine…”, his adventures took him to the Florida Keys,…

  • Salem

    Charles O'Shea

    BEVERLY – Charlie was born on May 28, 1933 in Salem Mass. He was the son of Charles D. O'Shea & Helen (Oldson). He was a member of the U.S.A.F. He is survived by his six children, 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He will be fondly remembered by everyone who knew him. He was generous, funny and good natured. His favorite song was “A bushel and a peck”, he liked the color green and he loved dogs. “Grief is the last act of love we can give to those we loved. Where there is deep grief, there was great love.”-Unknown Burial and services will be private. Please consider making a…

  • Salem

    Sophia Mahoney

    MARBLEHEAD, MA – Sophia D. Mahoney, 75, passed away at North Shore Medical Center, Salem, Mass., on February 23, 2018. Sophia is survived by her beloved husband, Edward M. Mahoney of Marblehead; son Kevin E. Mahoney of Marblehead; daughter Laura M. Tassinari and her husband, James and their children, Meghan and Elyse of Bedford, Mass.; sister of Howard M. Dent III, Irene S. Dent and Paul H. Dent, all of Maryland. Sophia was born in Washington, D.C. to the late Howard M. Dent, Jr., and Elise S. Dent of Maryland. She graduated from St. Cecilia's High School, Washington, D.C. Sophia obtained her associate degree from Immaculate Junior College in Washington,…

  • Salem

    Catherine Kozwich

    PEABODY, MA – Catherine M. “Kay” (Cavanaugh) Kozwich, 95, of Peabody, wife of the late Edward A. “Ed” Kozwich Sr., with whom she shared 73 years of marriage, passed away at Rosewood Nursing and Rehab Center in Peabody on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, with her loving family at her side. Kay was born in Peabody on May 18, 1922, daughter of Patrick and Margaret (O'Leary) Cavanaugh. Raised in Peabody, she graduated from Peabody High School in 1940, and pursued her education at Burdett Secretarial School in Boston, where she received her associate degree. In her youth she was employed as a secretary at A.C. Lawrence Leather Company, leaving there to…

  • Salem

    Diane Labrecque

    SALEM, MA – Diane T. “Mabel” Labrecque 66, of Salem, passed away at the NSMC-Salem Hospital on Friday, February 24, 2018, with her loving and caring family at her side. Diane was born in Peabody on July 31, 1951, son of the late Leopold J. “Paul” and Eva M. (Paquette) Labrecque. Raised in Salem, she graduated from Salem High School in 1969, and was a lifelong resident of the city. Diane had her own cleaning business, as well as being employed for 30 years for the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services. She lived with her twin sister Donna, and helped raise her nephew Jake, and his late sister Jaime. For…

  • New Bedford

    MaryLou “Lurdes” Aurelio, 92

    NEW BEDFORD — MaryLou “Lurdes” (Carreiro Da Luz) Aurelio, 92, of New Bedford, died Saturday, February 24, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital following a brief illness. She was the widow of Antonio P. Aurelio and daughter of the late Antonio and Maria Isabel (Mendonca) Carreiro Da Luz.Born in Santa Cruz, Lagoa, Sao Miguel, Acores, she immigrated to Canada in 1959 and to New Bedford in 1963. Mrs. Aurelio was a parishioner of Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Church where she was a lector, […]

  • New Bedford

    Janine Zosiak, 72

    NEW BEDFORD — Janine (Tablas) Zosiak, age 72, of New Bedford, passed away surrounded by her loving family, on February 18, 2018 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Louise Tablas, she was a lifelong resident of the city.After graduating from New Bedford High School, she attended Kinyon-Campbell Business School and worked as a bookkeeper for many years. She enjoyed shopping, going to the casino and coffee […]

  • New Bedford

    Rodney L. Draffen, 73

    NEW BEDFORD — of New Bedford, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, Rodney L., 73. Husband of Cheryl A. (Texiera) Draffen. Calling hours are 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 2, with a funeral service at 12:30 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. Burial will be in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.

  • New Bedford

    Patricia F. Clermont, 79

    FREETOWN — Patricia F. Clermont, age 79, of East Freetown passed away Monday, February 26, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born in New Bedford she was the daughter of the late Lionel and Agnes (Baroa) Rapoza.A graduate of New Bedford High School and Mount Ida College, Patricia worked over 50 years at St. Luke’s Hospital as a microbiologist. She loved traveling, gardening shopping and using social media. She was an avid lover of cats […]

  • New Bedford

    Robert J. Swain, 53

    NEWBURGH, ME — Robert J. Swain, 53, of Newbugh, ME, passed away unexpectedly at St. Luke’s Hospital, on February 12th surrounded by some of his loved ones. He was born in New Bedford, on August 29th, 1964. He lived in Acushnet, MA throughout his school years and as a young adult. Until about 10 years ago he moved to Newburgh, ME.He is survived by his mother Patricia (Holland) Heaps, of Maine, his father Douglas M. Swain, of New Bedford, MA. His brother Curtis Heaps, of Seattle, […]

  • New Bedford

    Mary Poirier, 83

    BERKLEY — Mary “Mae” Poirier, age 83, passed away Sunday, February 25 at her home. She was the wife of the late Ernest “Ernie” Poirier. Born in New Bedford she was the daughter of the late Antone and Mary DeMello.She was a homemaker and loved taking care of her four daughters. She was a Freetown VFW Post 6643 member, enjoyed painting, drawing, traveling and country western dancing for 60 years. She loved visiting with out of town family.She is […]

  • New Bedford

    Barry W. Boucher, 72

     FAIRHAVEN — Barry W. Boucher, 72, of Fairhaven passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford. He was the husband of Mary Ann (Morris) Boucher to whom he shared 52 years of marriage.Born in New Bedford, son of the late Joseph Boucher and Estelle (D’Oliveira) Rocha and her late husband Joseph, he was a lifelong resident of Fairhaven. Barry was a member of the Christian Fellowship Center in New Bedford.A commercial […]

  • New Bedford

    Jennie A. Wesolowski, 97

    FAIRHAVEN — Jennie A. (Fronczek) Wesolowski, age 97 of Fairhaven, passed away Sunday, February 25, 2018 at her residence. She was the wife of the late Boleslaw Wesolowski.Born in New Bedford, a daughter of the late Joseph and Helena (Jarusik) Fronczek, she was a long time resident of Fairhaven. She was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church in Fairhaven. Jennie loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was an avid knitter and enjoyed […]

  • Cape Cod

    Eileen Connors Turano

    SOUTH YARMOUTH – Eileen Connors Turano passed away unexpectedly on February 20, 2018, while on a cruise in the Caribbean with George E. Turano, her loving husband of 57 years.Born on October 7, 1935, in Fall River Massachusetts, to Frederick L. Connors and Margaret Alston Connors, Eileen attended Durfee High School in Fall River. She maintained life long friendships with several of her high school classmates, with whom she continued to meet annually until her untimely death.As […]

  • Cape Cod

    Alice Slavin Krafft

    HYANNIS – Alice Slavin Krafft died February 23, 2018 at her home in Alexandria, VA, three days shy of her 94th birthday. Alice was a native of Hyannis, Mass., on Cape Cod. She came from a long line of Cape Codders, the first child of Richard Franklin Slavin of Chatham and Amy Childs Slavin of Centerville.Alice married Joseph M. Krafft of Alexandria in 1948 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Hyannis, and they were married for 69 years, until his death in April 2017. Alice is […]

  • Cape Cod

    Dorothy M. (Hackett) Hunt

    DARTMOUTH – Dorothy M. (Hackett) Hunt of Dartmouth died at home on Saturday February 24, 2018 after a brief period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Harry C. Hunt who died in 1987.Born on March 25, 1919 and raised in Fitchburg, the daughter of the late John C. and Elizabeth (Flynn) Hackett, she lived in Leominster before moving to New Bedford in 1960 and later moving to Dartmouth in 1976.She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church, South Dartmouth.Mrs. […]

  • Cape Cod

    Dorothea Dorney

    SANDWICH – Dorothea Dorney, 91, of Sandwich passed away surrounded by her loving family at the McCarthy Care Center on Monday, February 19, 2018. She is survived by Sharyn Raftery, Marissa Raftery, Leah Colombo and Laura Higgins.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Corpus Christi Parish 324 Quaker Meeting House Road East Sandwich. Visitation prior to funeral mass will be held at the church. Burial will be private. Arrangements entrusted by the […]

  • Canton

    Pamela C. Monaghan 2/23/2018 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA

    Pamela C. Monaghan (Cotton) age 65 of North Conway, NH formerly of Canton, MA, passed away February 23rd at the Hellenic Nursing Home in Canton. Born in Dayton, Ohio, she was raised in Falmouth, MA and Branford, CT. As a child, she became an skilled horseback rider. Pamela graduated from Branford High School and UMass Amherst with a BS in Industrial Engineering. She was nearly fluent in four languages and at the age of 19 she went on a solo, month long exploration of Europe. She had an uphill battle as one of the first female engineering students at UMass Amherst. After graduating, she worked as a Senior Software Engineer…

  • Carver

    Marjorie E. Peck 2/25/2018 12:00:00 AM Carver,MA

    Marjorie E. Peck, 71, passed away suddenly at home on Sunday, February 25, 2018. Born on March 30, 1946 to Robert and Helen Southwick of Middleborough. She was the beloved wife of the late, George Peck Sr. Of whom she shared 48 years of marriage with. With loyalty and love for children she gave 36 years of employment to Carver elementary school cafeteria. She was dedicated to the Carver Fire Department and was part of the Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Her love of gardening is why she joined the Carver Garden Club. Marjorie loved animals and shared her home with several including her best friend Clyde. She was pre-deceased in…

  • Charlton

    Dorothy Ruth (Smith) Andrews 2/23/2018 12:00:00 AM Charlton,MA

    Charlton,MA./Old Orchard Beach, ME. Dorothy Ruth Andrews (Smith) passed away at home in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, on February 23rd at the age of 86. She was strong and stubborn and fought a 17-month battle with colon cancer with persistence and humor. Her final words were “I love you”. Dorothy was loved by her large family up and down the Eastern Seaboard and across Canada who were all devoted to their ‘Mom’, ‘Gram’, ‘Grammy’, ‘Mema’ and ‘Aunt Dot’. Dorothy was born on March 3, 1931 in Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada and moved to the ‘States’ in 1951. She initially lived in Maine, moved to Massachusetts for the majority of her…