• Gardner

    Roland O’Mara Jr

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login Roland O’Mara Jr June 23, 1931 – March 06, 2018 Roland W. “Rab” O’Mara, Jr, 86, of Gardner, died peacefully Tuesday, March 6, 2018 in Heywood Hospital of Gardner, following a long illness. Born in Orange, MA on June 23, 1931, he was the …

  • Revere

    Sophie Catanese

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login Sophie Catanese April 12, 1920 – March 06, 2018 Catanese, Sophie (Villani) a lifelong resident of East Boston, passed away on March 6 2018 at the age of 97. Beloved wife of the late Anthony “Tony” Catanese. Cherished daughter of the late J …

  • Arlington,  Cambridge

    William B. “Billy” Cooke

    William B. “Billy” Cooke October 21, 1939 – March 06, 2018 COOKE, William B. ‘Billy’, Of Arlington, passed peacefully on March 6, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved son of the late John and Delia (Cullen). Loving brother of John J. of Arli …

  • Arlington,  Cambridge

    Lucie Brock-Broido

    Lucie Brock-Broido May 22, 1956 – March 06, 2018 BROCK-BROIDO, Lucie, Of Cambridge, died peacefully at her home on March 6, 2017 surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness. Beloved daughter of the late David Simon Broido, Virginia (B …

  • Shrewsbury

    Mary Markey

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login Mary Markey May 07, 1927 – March 06, 2018 Mary E. (Trudell) Markey, 90, passed away on March 6, 2018. Mary spent the majority of her adult life in Millbury, where she was an active and beloved member of her community. She loved music, …

  • Springfield

    Beatrice “Betty” Getchell

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Online Memorial Donations Family Login Beatrice “Betty” Getchell March 16, 1932 – March 06, 2018

  • Wilmington

    Patrick A. Rufo

    Patrick A. Rufo, age 66, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on March 4, 2018, with his loving family at his side. Patrick was the beloved husband of Kristen M. (Hoffman) Rufo, devoted father of Patrick Rufo & wife Jenna of Collegeville, PA, Jeremy Rufo & wife Maria of Derry, NH, Rebecca Philbrick & husband Roy of Pepperell, MA, Michaela Coffin & husband Garrett of Milford, MA and Sarah Lafleur & husband Sean of North Andover, MA. Loving “Papa” of Ginia, Vincenzo, Phoenix, Maximus, Eva, Demitri, Roy, Emma, Gryffin, Beckett and Knight. Cherished son of the late Pasquale and Mary (Perruzzi) Rufo, dear brother of Guy Rufo & wife Marienne and…

  • Gloucester

    Carole Palmquist

    SEQUIM, WA – Carole Ann Palmquist, 75, beloved wife of David Palmquist (now deceased), passed away peacefully on February 21 at home in Sequim, Wash, surrounded by family. At sunrise, the sky was awash with hues of pink, coral and orange. Snow began to fall, continuing into the next day. Carole was lovingly cared for at home through all stages of Alzheimer's disease and metastatic cancer by her daughter, Julie Lawrence, son-in-law, Marc Lawrence and granddaughter. Her daughter, Wendy Spencer, was at her side at her time of passing. Born in Gloucester in 1942, Carole spent much of her life in Andover where she and David raised their blended family…

  • Andover

    Robert Clifton, M.D.

    LEBANON, NH – Robert Howarth Clifton, M.D., 93, of Andover and Westport, Mass., Naples, Fla., and Lebanon, N.H., passed away peacefully on February 23, 2018. Bob is survived by daughters, Judy Gessner (Bill), Nancy Collier (John), Andy Harper (Gary) and Betsy St. Amand (Russell); grandchildren, Chris (Cara Kidd) and Eric Gessner, Tom (Andrea) and Rob Collier, Benjamin and Gregory St. Amand; and great-grandchildren, Isabella and Benjamin Gessner. Born and raised in Fall River, Mass., Bob attended Dartmouth College, graduating with the Class of 1946. He received his DDS from Harvard Dental School in 1948, and his medical degree in 1950 from Harvard Medical School. He was a medical officer in…

  • Haverhill

    Herbert Hartford

    HAVERHILL, – Herbert J. Hartford, 77, of Haverhill, died Sunday evening, March 4, at High Pointe Hospice House, Haverhill. He was born in Haverhill, March 11, 1940, son of the late Almon and Helen (Janes) Hartford. Educated in the Haverhill school system, Mr. Hartford attended Haverhill Trade School. He was employed in the local shoe industry and, more recently, as a furniture maker for Brentwood Furniture. Mr. Hartford enjoyed woodworking. He was the husband of the late June (Duquette) Hartford and father of the late Cynthia Mack. His survivors include two sons, Brian Hartford and Charles Hartford both of Haverhill, two sisters, Helen Casey of Lawrence, Sandra Williams of Rochester,…

  • Salem

    Mary Barbuzzi, 55

    SWAMPSCOTT – Mary (Costin) Barbuzzi, 55, passed away in her home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with breast cancer. Mary was born at Lynn Hospital and lived in Swampscott for most of her life. She leaves behind her loving husband, Anthony, with whom she shared 31 years of marriage. In addition, she leaves her children, Kaleigh and her husband, Kyle of Swampscott; and her son, Matthew and his fiancé, Katie of Alexandria, Va. She leaves her mother, Joan; mother-in-law, Diane; nephews, Brendan, Michael, Sean, and Jackson; and niece, Tara; as well as her sister-in-law, Aimee and husband, John. She was predeceased by her brothers, Dennis and Michael,…

  • New Bedford

    Hilda Pina, 93

    PINA: of New Bedford, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, Hilda (Santos), 93. Widow of Joseph A. Pina. Her graveside service was conducted Monday, March 5, 2018 in St. John Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to AUBERTINE-LOPES FUNERAL HOME, 129 Allen St., New Bedford. For complete obituary please visit www.aubertine-lopes.com.

  • New Bedford

    John A. Thayer, 95

     THAYER: of New Bedford, Friday, March 2, 2018, John A., 95. Widower of Mary (Luis) Thayer. A Funeral Mass will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 8, at St. Mary’s Church, 343 Tarkiln Hill Road, New Bedford. Burial will be in Rural Cemetery. Visit www.rock-funeralhome.com

  • New Bedford

    Donna Botelho, 61

    BOTELHO: of New Bedford, March 4, 2018, Donna, 61. Wife of Francis Botelho. Memorial Service will be held at the Boulevard Funeral Home at a later date.Paragraph body

  • New Bedford

    Carol L. Dufresne, 54

    DUFRESNE: of New Bedford, Feb. 25, 2018, Carol L. (O’Brien), 54. Her Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 9, 2018 at the Acushnet Wesley United Methodist Church, 67 Main St., Acushnet. Burial will be private. www.rock-funeralhome.com.

  • Vineyard Haven

    Doris Gaffney

    Doris Gaffney died at Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Oak Bluffs on Feb. 23, 2018. She was 98 years old. Born on May 19, 1919, Doris was raised in Fitchburg. She was a resident of Martha’s Vineyard since 1998, and very active in community activities. Doris lived with her daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Bob DeLisle, in Edgartown until she established residence at Woodside Apartments in Oak Bluffs. She lived at Woodside Apartments until, at 93, she was accepted as a resident of the Assisted Living wing of Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. While she was at Woodside Apartments, she helped them start and build a community garden. Doris…

  • Canton

    Vivian Sarah McCloud 3/3/2018 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA

    Vivian Sarah McCloud, beloved infant daughter of Brett (Sanderson) and Kory McCloud of Canton passed away in the arms of her parents March 3rd. Vivian was deeply loved by her parents and family. Sister of Evelyn McCloud. Granddaughter of Roger and Paula Sanderson of Canton and Edward and Nancy McCloud. Services are private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Brigham and Women’s Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) 75 Francis St. Boston, MA 02115.

  • Dedham

    Rose Sarah (Ohanessian) Caruso 3/4/2018 12:00:00 AM Dedham,MA

    Rose Sarah Caruso, September 3, 1918 – March 4, 2018 of Dedham, MA formerly of Milford, MA. Beloved daughter of the late Avades and Bagzada Ohanessian. Loving wife of the late Nicholas Caruso for 70 years. Rose was as dedicated to her work as she was to her family. She was the first in her family to earn a college degree from Becker College in Worcester, MA. She had a successful and long career as administrative assistant to the plant manager of Benjamin Moore Co in Milford with 20 plus years of perfect attendance; and she still had time to sew, knit and crochet beautiful clothing for her family. She…

  • Dedham

    Jimmy Plaisimond 3/2/2018 12:00:00 AM Dedham,MA

    Plaisimond, Jimmy of Attleboro formerly of Haiti, March 2, 2018. Beloved husband of Patricia (Selig) Plaisimond. Devoted father of Jamema and Jiananh Plaisimond of Needham. Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home, 456 High St. Dedham on Friday March 9 at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Mary Church, Dedham at 10am. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours on Thursday March 8 in the funeral home from 4-8pm. Interment in Brookdale Cemetery, Dedham.

  • Dedham

    Roula Karagelidis 3/3/2018 12:00:00 AM Dedham,MA

    Karagelidis, Roula of Dedham, March 3, 2018. Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home, on Wednesday March 7 at 10am followed by a funeral service in St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church, Roslindale at 11am. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday March 6 from 4-8pm. Interment in Brookdale Cemetery, Dedham.

  • Fall River

    Esther R. Picard, R.N.

    Esther R. Picard, R.N. November 6, 1935 – March 4, 2018 Esther R. (Williamson) Picard, RN, 82, of Fall River, wife of Attorney Raymond V. Picard, passed away Sunday, March 4, 2… View Details

  • Franklin

    Domenic D’Ascenzo 3/2/2018 12:00:00 AM Franklin,MA

    Domenic D’Ascenzo 76, of Franklin, died peacefully, Friday March 2, 2018 at Metrowest Medical Center in Framingham, surrounded by his family, following an illness. He was the beloved husband of Pierina (Zappitelli) D’Ascenzo, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral Saturday March 10th, at 9:15AM from the Charles F. Oteri and Son Franklin Funeral Home 33 Cottage St. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Mary’s Church, 1 Church Square at 10AM. Interment will follow at the parish cemetery. Calling hours are Friday from 4-8PM. A complete obituary will follow.

  • Lawrence

    Irene (Dube) Shwetz

    LAWRENCE – Irene (Dube) Shwetz, 106, of Lawrence, formerly of Andover, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Mary Immaculate Nursing Home. Born in Lawrence, she was the daughter of the late Elmira Dube. Mrs. Shwetz was one of nine children. She…

  • Lawrence

    June Mullin

    SALEM, NH – June H. (Belida) Mullin, 81, a resident of Salem since 1984, and formerly of Atkinson and Plaistow, died peacefully on Saturday evening, March 3, 2018, at High Pointe Hospice House, surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in…

  • New Bedford

    Maria de Conceicao Andrade Costa 3/2/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    New Bedford—Maria de Conceiçåo Andrade Costa, 97, passed away on Friday, March 2, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the wife of the late Jose Sousa Costa. Born in Bretanha, Såo Miguel, Azores, she lived in New Bedford since 1960, and was a devout communicant of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church for 58 years. She worked as a seamstress until her retirement, after which she devoted her time to cooking and caring for her family, reading and prayer. She is survived by her 5 children: Joseph D. Costa and Maria F. Martins of New Bedford; John Costa of North Dartmouth, Liliana Costa of North Kingstown, RI; and Clotilde…

  • Plymouth

    Ann Carnes 3/3/2018 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA / Charlestown,MA / Plymouth,MA

    Ann (McCallion) Carnes of Canton, formerly of Charlestown, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on March 3rd. Beloved wife of the late William M. Carnes. Mother of Mary R. Keable and her husband Michael of Oakland, RI, William M. Carnes and his wife Nancy of Hopkinton, Susan E. Carnes of Boston and John A. Carnes and his wife Angela of Burlington. Also survived by her grandchildren: Sean, Lauren and Matthew Carnes, Jacquelyn, Catherine and Michael Keable and Sarah and Kevin Carnes. A retired Boston Public Schools educator, Ann earned her master’s degree in education from Salem State College and her undergraduate degree from Boston State…

  • Somerville

    Susanne E. DeCinti 3/1/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Somerville,MA / Randolph,MA / Canton,MA

    Susanne E. DeCinti of Randolph, formerly of Medford passed away on March 1st, after a long illness. Raised in Medford, she was the daughter of the late Mark A. and Ruth (Bagnell) Zanella. A devoted wife, mother and grandmother, who shared love and laughter with all who knew her, she leaves her husband Joseph, her daughter Dianne LaCasse of NH, her daughter Debra Pratt of Medford and three grandchildren, Christina, Nicole and Joseph Pratt. She also leaves her sister Louise Wahr. Although briefly employed as a book keeper, her passion was her church-life activities with the Winter Hill Congregational Church and as the prayer chain coordinator for 12 years at…

  • Tewksbury

    William R. Emerson 3/4/2018 12:00:00 AM Tewksbury,MA

    …former School Committeeman in Tewksbury; “Deacon Bill” TEWKSBURY – William R. Emerson, age 74, a lifelong servant of God and well known member of the Tewksbury community, died peacefully on Sunday morning, March 4, at Wingate of Belvidere, where he had been in residence over the past year. He was born in Boston, in December 1943, a son of the late Daniel H. Emerson Sr., and Ruth (McDonough) Emerson. He was raised in Jamaica Plain and Roslindale, graduated from Roslindale High with the Class of 1961, had served as a Deacon in the Omaha, St. Louis and Boston Archdiocese, but lived the greater part of his life in Tewksbury. While…