• Andover

    York, SC – Frederick Victor Sh…

    York, SC – Frederick Victor Shorten, age 88, of York, S.C., formerly of Lake Wales, Fla., and Andover, Mass., died March 21, 2018, after a short illness. Born March 22, 1929, in Andover, Mass., he was the son of James and Elsie (Haines) Shorten. He is predeceased by his wife Carmelle (Brisson) Shorten, to whom he was married for 63 years. After serving in the U.S. Navy, Frederick worked for Boston Gas for more than 30 years, retiring from the company before moving to Florida in the late 1980s. Frederick and his wife maintained a camp in Madison, N.H., they returned to every summer for many years. A devoted father,…

  • Andover

    Winchester, MA – HARDWOOD EXEC…

    Winchester, MA – HARDWOOD EXECUTIVE AND CONSERVATIONIST Robert Leith Vestal French of Earlysville, Va. and Hopkinton, N.H. died peacefully at home on March 25, 2018 after a long illness at age 91. Born on February 20th 1927 in Winchester, he graduated from Belmont Hill School in 1945, followed by a year in the U.S. Navy. He attended Harvard College, graduating with the Class of 1950, and also graduated with the 6th class of the National Hardwood Lumber Association’s Grading School in Memphis, Tenn. He joined his family business, the Atlantic Lumber Company and became its President in 1967. He served for many years as a Director of the Canadian Lumberman’s…

  • Salem

    Winter Springs, FL – Barbara A…

    Winter Springs, FL – Barbara Anne (Kaelin) Doyle, 54, of Winter Springs, Fla. peacefully passed away on March 2, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 19, 1963 in Danvers. Barb is survived by her devoted husband, Brian Doyle of 30 years and her five beautiful children Jessica, Michael, Matthew, Timothy and Susan. Barb was predeceased by her father, Deacon Gerard J. Kaelin. She is also survived by her mother, Janet Kaelin of Danvers, siblings Gwen, Gerry, Brian and Diane along with a large extended family. Barb’s warm and cheerful personality remained with her throughout her life. Her unwavering faith and courage guided her every step…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Mary Mulherin, 86, d…

    Peabody – Mary Mulherin, 86, died on Tuesday March 27, after a short illness at Rosewood Rehabilitation in Peabody. She was the wife of Thomas P Mulherin of Peabody. Born in Salem, May 26, 1931 to the late Michael and Cecilia Sullivan. She went to Wallis Elementary school and graduated from Peabody High School in 1948 where she was a football cheerleader. After High School she started work at New England Telephone as an operator and left after she started a family to be a stay at home Mom. When her son Kevin went off to college, she started working at Puritan Medical Center in Salem. She worked there for…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Nancy Ellen Scotina,…

    Peabody – Nancy Ellen Scotina, age 55, from Lynn, residing in Peabody, passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, March 18, surrounded by the presence of God and her loving family, after an incredibly courageous battle with cancer. She will be forever remembered and adored by her loving husband and best friend Alfred Scotina, with whom she shared 32 years of marriage; her two beautiful children that were the lights of her life, Anne Scotina of Peabody, MA and Michael Scotina and his wife, Migena Scotina of Fountain, Colo.; her beloved grandson, Lukas Scotina of Fountain, Colo.; her parents Donald and Joan Masho of Lynn; four sisters, Linda Masho…

  • Salem

    Lynn – Lauren passed away afte…

    Lynn – Lauren passed away after a brief illness on March 9, 2018 in Salem, MA. She was born on January 10, 1961 to John Wallace and Maggie (Laberis) Wallace of Hamilton. She is survived by her sister, Margo (Wallace) Druschel, and her husband, Stephen, of Mankato, Minn.; her niece, Maggie Druschel, of Beverly, and nephew, Henry Druschel, of Boston and Henry’s fiancee Rhiannon Vaughn. She is also survived by her beloved partner of over 30 years, Scott Fraser, of Lynn. Lauren lived a full and active life, despite being born with multiple disabling conditions. She endured more than a dozen surgeries between her birth and the age of six,…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Judith A. Riparandid…

    Peabody – Judith A. Riparandido, age 72, of Peabody, died suddenly on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. She was the wife of Linda A. Puopolo, with whom she shared 12 years of marriage, and 25 years together. Born and raised in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late William and Ivy (Baldwin) Reynolds. Judy worked as a regional bookkeeper for H & R Block for 45 years until her retirement. Spending time with her family was important to her, and her first priority was caring for her family, and those she loved. In addition to her wife, she is survived by her sister; Jeanne Peters and her husband Stephen, her…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Mr. John "Papa" Tour…

    Peabody – Mr. John “Papa” Tournas, 80, of Peabody, husband of the late Sheila (Benedetto), died Monday, March 26, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by his family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Charles and Jane (Hudek) Tournas. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. An honorably discharged veteran, Mr. Tournas proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy. Well known throughout the North Shore, John was the Proprietor of Endicott Vending Machines a business he was proud of and worked at for over 30 years. Following retirement he…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Lucille A. (Dionne) …

    Danvers – Lucille A. (Dionne) Fortier, 85, died early Monday morning, March 26, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House. She was the wife of the late Edward H. Fortier. Born in Salem on July 2, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Jean and Edith (Talbot) Dionne. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of St.Joseph Academy. Lucille was employed until the time of her retirement as an x-ray technician at the former J.B. Thomas Hospital in Peabody. A longtime Danvers resident who was affectionately called “Hon” by her loving family, she was a parishioner of Saint Richard Church and a daily communicant of…

  • Salem

    Salem, MA – Joseph P. Spanoghe…

    Salem, MA – Joseph P. Spanoghe, 81, entered eternal rest on the evening of Monday March 26, 2018 with his loved ones by his side. Joseph was born and raised in Chelsea, by his parents Frank and Jennie Spanoghe as an only child. He grew up attending public schools where he was a star basketball player for the Chelsea High School Red Devils. After graduation, he went onto enlist in the U.S. Army as a Pvt. 1st Class from the summer in 1958 to 1960. After his service, he went onto work for American Airlines as a ground serviceman for over 45 years. During that time, he met the love…

  • Salem

    North Hampton, NH, formerly of…

    North Hampton, NH, formerly of Beverly – Mary E. (Trowt) Shea of North Hampton, N.H., passed away Wednesday, March 21, just days after celebrating her 96th birthday with family and friends. Born March 18, 1922, in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late John A. and Belvita (Silva) Trowt of Prides Crossing. A graduate of Beverly High School, she graduated also from Vesper George School of Art in Boston. She married her high school sweetheart, John H. Shea of Beverly in 1943. Following Mr. Shea’s service in the United States Navy, the two settled in Beverly Farms to raise their family. Mary was predeceased by her husband in 1973.…

  • Vineyard Haven

    Service Saturday for Rosemary Brown

    Rosemary Brown of Oak Bluffs died early Tuesday evening, March 27, 2018. Her son Steve and daughter Tommye were with her. There will be a blessing on Saturday, March 31, at 10 am at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in Vineyard Haven. All are welcome to help send Rosemary off on her journey. A full obituary, Mass, and proper burial will be planned later. The post Service Saturday for Rosemary Brown appeared first on The Martha’s Vineyard Times.

  • New Bedford

    Susan M. Correia, 73

    NEW BEDFORD — Susan passed away on March 25, 2018 and is now beholding the glory of her savior Jesus Christ – safely home.She was born at home in South Dartmouth on Mother’s Day in 1944. She graduated from DHS in 1962 and earned her Assoc. degree in 1987. She worked at St. Luke’s and in 1987 became the Executive Secretary at the Boys and Girls Club and later Membership Director until her retirement in 2006. She was the past director of Caravan Ministry and Christian Life Board […]

  • New Bedford

    Nancy A. Azevedo, 74

     DARTMOUTH — Nancy A. (Medeiros) Azevedo, 74 of Dartmouth, MA, passed away Monday, March 26, 2018 at home. She was the wife of the late Paul P. Azevedo and daughter of Margarida (Frias) Mello.She leaves behind her sister, Brenda Stebenne. Nancy was born in New Bedford and worked as a Teachers Aide in the New Bedford School System.Nancy’s visiting hours will be on Friday, March 30, from 7:45 to 8:45 A.M. at Perry Funeral Home, followed by a service at […]

  • New Bedford

    Charles Prefontaine

    MATTAPOISETT — Charles “Charlie” Prefontaine of Mattapoisett died on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at home. He was born in New Bedford and was the son of the late Louis “Fred” and Natalie (Park) Prefontaine. He resided in Mattapoisett for forty years.Charlie became a registered pharmacist in 1974 after completing five years at the University of Rhode Island and an internship at Guy’s Pharmacy in Fairhaven. Shortly after graduation, he took a position working for Fairhaven Pharmacies […]

  • New Bedford

    Charles Santos, 92

    NEW BEDFORD — Charles Santos, 92, of New Bedford died March 20, 2018 peacefully at the New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home. He was the husband of the late Lucinda “Lucy” (Sylvia) Santos.Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Virginio and Claudina (Bandara) Santos, he lived in New Bedford all of his life.Mr. Santos was formerly employed as a custodian at Ashley School for many years until his retirement.He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Mr. Santos […]

  • Vineyard Haven

    Nancy Dunleavy Burton

    Nancy Dunleavy Kenney Burton, 87, of Oak Bluffs and Naples, Fla., died on March 27, 2018. Nancy was born in Springfield, and later moved to Wallingford and West Haven, Conn. She was predeceased by her parents, Lawrence W. and Anna D. Kenney. She was a graduate of Classical high school in Springfield, received a bachelor’s in elementary education from Fitchburg State Teachers College, and received a master’s in education as a reading specialist along with a sixth-year degree in education. She taught first and second grade at Forest School in West Haven, Conn., where she maintained lifelong special friendships with her teaching friends and the admiration of students and parents…

  • Vineyard Haven

    Margaret A. Goodale

    Margaret A. Goodale was a loving wife, mother, sister, and aunt. She died on Saturday morning, March 17, 2018. She was born on August 15, 1946, in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Frederick and Gwendolen Brewster. Peggy grew up in Murry Hill, N.J., and graduated from New Providence high school. She continued her education at Vermont College, where she studied nursing with the desire to become a flight attendant. It was there that she met her husband of 50 years, Jerry. After briefly living in New Jersey, they returned to Jerry’s hometown of Vineyard Haven in 1970. For years she was a full-time mother of three, and active at Grace Church and…

  • Charlton

    Dorothy A. “Dolly” (Germano) Burlingame 3/25/2018 12:00:00 AM Charlton,MA

    Charlton Dorothy A. “Dolly” (Germano) Burlingame, 76, passed away Palm Sunday, March 25, 2018 surrounded by her family. She had a large family and many friends. Dolly was a homemaker enjoyed cooking and took pride in a clean house and was an avid card player. She was the ‘Life of the party”.’ She was born in Worcester August 5, 1941 and raised there and was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Dorothy (White) Germano. She leaves her husband of 30 years, Stanley K. Burlingame, her sons, Mark Germano and Roger Boyle of Southbridge, daughters; Tina Boyle of CT., Julia Rahaim Cotter of Westminster, 3 step-children; Paula Prizio, Tammy Lineen…

  • Dorchester

    Marie Sylvena Nestor 3/26/2018 12:00:00 AM Dorchester,MA

    Marie Sylvena Nestor of Dorchester passed away on Monday, March 26, 2018, at the age of 100. Loving mother of Leonide Lacet, Bertha Phane, Stenio Phane, Wilner Phane, Jean Phane, and the late Jean Claude Phane, Robert. Also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family will receive visitors at the Morning Star Baptist Church, 1257 Blue Hill Ave. Mattapan on Wednesday April 4 from 9 to 11am. Followed by a funeral service at 11. Interment will follow at Oak Lawn Cemetery, Roslindale.

  • Fall River

    Israel Rios Ruiz 3/22/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    FALL RIVER… Israel Rios Ruiz, 52, of Fall River passed away, March 22, 2018. He was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico a son of the late Epifanio Torres and the late Carmen Ruiz and had lived in Fall Riverfor the last 17 years. Survivors include 5 brothers: Confesor Rodriguez, Daniel Rodriguez, and Jose Roderiguez all of Fall River, Angel Rios and Jose Rios both of Jersey City, NJ, 7 sisters: Crusita Rios of Jersey City, Eugenia Rios of Puerto Rico, Adelaida Rios of Wisconsin, Elsie Rios , Margarita Rios, and Gloria Rios all of Puerto Rico, Nereida Rodriguez of Wisconsin. Many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the…

  • Fall River

    Wayne G. “Parka” Parker 3/20/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    FALL RIVER … Wayne G. “Parka” Parker, 63, of Fall River passed away, March 20, 2018. He was born in Fall River a son of the late Jesse Aguiar and the late Mary E. (Taylor) Parker and had been a lifelong resident of the city. Survivors include a daughter Carey Capuano and her husband Tommaso of Fall River, a sister Jeannie Souza of Fall River, 2 grandchildren Gina Jai Gordon and Hayden Costa, several nieces and nephews. He also is survived by his dog Zaidin. Arrangements are by the SOUTH COAST FUNERAL HOME, 1555 Pleasant Street, Fall River.

  • Lawrence

    Robert Leith Vestal French

    Winchester, MA – HARDWOOD EXECUTIVE AND CONSERVATIONIST Robert Leith Vestal French of Earlysville, Va. and Hopkinton, N.H. died peacefully at home on March 25, 2018 after a long illness at age 91. Born on February 20th 1927 in Winchester, he…

  • Lawrence

    Peter L. Kastrinelis

    BOXFORD – Peter L. Kastrinelis, 88, of North Andover, and formerly of Boxford, passed away at Edgewood Retirement Community, early Tuesday morning, March 27, 2018. Peter was born on June 9, 1929, in Boston, to parents Clara and Lambros…

  • Lexington

    Emiliana Noether

    Emiliana Noether March 24, 2018 NOETHER, Emiliana Pasca Professor of Italian History January 15, 1917 – March 24, 2018Emiliana (Liliana to family) was a professor of Italian history, whose career View full obituary

  • Mission Hill

    Olga P. (Porrata-Doria) O’Neil 3/27/2018 12:00:00 AM Mission Hill,MA

    O’Neil, Olga P. (Porrata-Doria) of Mission Hill March 27, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Charles F. O’Neil. Loving mother of Charles J. and his wife Jane of West Roxbury, Robert F. and his wife Christine, Steven E. and his wife Deborah of Newton and the late Kenneth D. O’Neil. Devoted grandmother of Robin, Jodie, Briane and her husband John, Michael, Lacey and Krista. Great-grandmother of Christopher, Sadie, Brooke and Liam. Sister of Americo Porrata-Doria of Puerto Rico, Paquita Delgado of Carver and the late Aida Valles. Also survived by several nieces and nephews and a loving extended family. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday morning March 31st…

  • North Andover

    Mr. Angelo L. Chiango 3/25/2018 12:00:00 AM Andover,MA / North Andover,MA / Lawrence,MA

    Angelo L. Chiango, 74, passed after a short illness on Sunday, March 25, 2018. Angelo was born in Boston, MA to Joseph and Rose Chiango, on September 19, 1943. He met the love of his life and partner for life, Patricia at the age of 11. Angelo and Patricia graduated from East Boston High School and went to college. After graduation from Boston University in 1965, with a degree in Aerospace Engineering, Angelo began his 47 year career at General Electric Aircraft Engine Group in Lynn, MA. Angelo and Patricia married in 1966, moved out of the city, and managed the construction of their permanent residence in North Reading, MA…

  • Worcester County

    Helen A. Hoyen 3/25/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Helen A. Hoyen, 88, of Worcester, died Sunday, March 25th in the Rose Monahan Hospice Home. She is survived by her siblings, Dorothy Hoyen, Thomas and George Hoyen, Mary Szoke all of Worcester and Dr. Harry Hoyen, II and his wife, Holly of Webster, NY; nephews, Dr. Harry “Alex” Hoyen III and his wife, Claudia, Andrew Hoyen and his wife, Rebecca, John and Edward Szoke and niece, Debra Gazos; many grand-nephews and grand nieces, including, Edward and John Szoke. She was predeceased by her siblings, Edward Hoyen, Ruth Feeley, Phyllis and Margaret Hoyen. Helen was born in Worcester, the daughter of Harry A. and Elizabeth (George) Hoyen. Miss Hoyen had…

  • Cape Cod

    Nancy (Anna) Reisner

    CHATHAM – Nancy (Anna) Reisner passed away peacefully in Naples, FL on March 20, 2018. Nancy was born on December 28, 1941 in Boston, MA. She was the eldest daughter of the late Bob and Anna (Curtin) Martin, and a resident of Chatham, MA for over 40 years.She was a graduate of the New England Baptist School of Nursing and worked as an RN for the Chatham Visiting Nurse Association for over 35 years, and later for Elder Services of Cape Cod. She also served as a past president in the […]

  • Cape Cod

    SSG Michael Anthony Rose

    MASHPEE – Staff Sergeant (SSG) Michael Anthony Rose, 64, passed away peacefully at home in Mashpee on March 21, 2018. He is predeceased by his father Michael Slybi, mother Delores Wyatt, and beloved wife Franchesta Rose.Michael was born and raised in Boston, where he attended Thompson Academy, Thompson Island, Boston Harbor. Michael graduated in 1973 as Class President, Varsity Lacrosse Captain, Varsity Football, and Chess Club member.After graduation, SSG Rose enlisted in the […]

  • Cape Cod

    Carol Ann (Brady) Vigliano

    SANDWICH – Carol Ann (Brady) Vigliano of Sandwich, MA, passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Cape Cod Hospital.Born in Boston, MA, a daughter of the late Edward R. and Rose A. (Delaney) Brady. She was a graduate of Boston College with a BS in nursing . Carol was a Registered Nurse for over 50 years on Cape Cod.Carol leaves behind four children and ten grandchildren.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 4, 2018 at Corpus Christi Parish, […]

  • Brockton

    Norma C. Duhamel 3/26/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA

    Norma C. (Alfred) Duhamel 93, lifelong resident of Brockton died quietly March 26, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late James L. and Vera C. (Heap) Alfred and wife of the late George A. Duhamel Jr. Norma was a 1942 graduate of Brockton High School and attended Bridgewater State College. Following her education Norma first went to work as a Photographic Colorist for Wheelen Photography Studios and then a Jewelry Buyer for Mar-ell Distributors in Walpole for 17years, a Sales Manager of the Jewelry Department at Kings Department Store for 20 years and Edgars Jewelry Counter both formerly in Brockton. She had been a…

  • Dedham

    Toni Hanna 3/25/2018 12:00:00 AM Dedham,MA

    Hannah, Toni of Dedham, March 25, 2018. Visiting hours at the George F. Doherty & Sons Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home, 456 High St. Dedham on Wednesday, March 28, from 4-8pm. A Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday, March 29, at 11am. Relatives and friends kindly invited.

  • Fall River

    Christine A. Hoag

    Christine A. Hoag August 12, 1952 – March 26, 2018 Christine A. (Martin) Hoag, 65, of Swansea, wife of James Hoag, passed away Monday, March 26, 2018 after a brief illness… View Details

  • Hyde Park

    Thomas R. Feeney 3/26/2018 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA / Hyde Park,MA

    Thomas R. Feeney, age 70, of Canton passed away March 26th at home. Born in Boston, he was raised in Hyde Park and graduated from Hyde Park High School. He was the Owner and Operator of Precision Builders in Canton for many years. Tom was a longtime friend of Bill W and a member of the Canton Trailside AA. Father of Douglas Feeney and his wife Petya of Chatham. Grandfather of Noah Feeney. Brother of James Feeney of Abington, Joseph Feeney of Marlboro and the late David Feeney.. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Monday morning…