• Wilmington

    Rose (Castellano) Scifo

    Rose S. Scifo (Castellano), age 88, a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on April 2, 2018. Rose was the beloved wife of the late Costanzio “Joe” Scifo, devoted mother of Kathleen Solas & husband James, Patricia Biasella & husband Armando, Joseph Scifo & wife Linda and Vincent Scifo & wife Linda all of Wilmington, Karen Rondeau & husband Paul of Salem, NH and Jennifer Roscigno & husband Vince of Derry, NH. Loving “Nana” of Erica, Lisa, John, Joseph, Kerri, Allea, Vincent Jr. and Sophie, “Great-Nana” of Holden, Devin, Grace, Rebecca, Victoria, Cynthia, Isabella, Dominic and Benjamin, “Great-Great-Nana” of Adreena and Grayson.…

  • Salem

    Manchester by the Sea – Marjor…

    Manchester by the Sea – Marjorie (Lee) Secher, 91, beloved wife of Arthur A. Secher, went to be with Jesus on Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late John and Ruth (Andrews) Lee. She was raised in Manchester and graduated from Manchester High School, Class of 1945. Mrs. Secher had been employed for many years as a bookkeeper for her husband’s business, Manchester Upholstering Company, until the time of their retirement in 2000. Margie was an active member of the Cornerstone Church (formerly First Baptist Church) in Manchester, working with the Church Aide and Worship…

  • Salem

    Boxford – Charles Francis Boul…

    Boxford – Charles Francis Boulanger, 85, of Boxford, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 2, 2018, at the Kaplan House in Danvers, with his wife by his side. Charles was born in Philadelphia, Pa., son of the late Francis M. and Helen S. (Johanson) Boulanger. He enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and later enrolled in the Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa, Okla. where his love of aviation began. Charles joined Trans World Airlines in 1957 where he spent 35 years as the flight engineer controlling systems on Constellations, Boeing 707’s, Boeing 747’s and Lockheed 1011’s. Following retirement, he and his wife Patricia traveled often. When…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Mrs. Helen L. (Ab…

    Gloucester – Mrs. Helen L. (Abbott) Johnson, 87, of Gloucester, passed away on Tuesday March 27, 2018, in Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a brief illness. She is the wife of Robert G. Johnson with whom she shared 67 years of marriage. Helen was born September 30, 1930 in Gloucester. She is the daughter of the late Floyd and Maize (Smith) Abbott. She was a life long resident of Gloucester and a graduate of Gloucester High School Class of 1948. Helen stayed at home and raised her family. She worked many years ago for the former Browns Department Store. She was a long time member of Trinity Congregational Church.…

  • Newburyport

    West Newbury, MA – Elisha Monr…

    West Newbury, MA – Elisha Monroe Garrett, Sr., age 94, longtime resident of West Newbury, died peacefully at his home in the early hours of Wednesday, March 28, 2018. He was the devoted husband of the late Jestina Elizabeth (Smith) Garrett, who died February 10, 2009. Born in Talladega, Alabama on September 23, 1923, Elisha was the son of the late Hosea and Naomi (Sawyer) Garrett. He was a proud veteran, serving with the United States Navy from June, 1943, until his honorable discharge 22 years later in August, 1965. After his military service, Elisha had a lifetime career as a manager with the Houghton Mifflin Publishing Company, headquartered in…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport, MA – Arthur E. Na…

    Newburyport, MA – Arthur E. Naylor, 83, of 180 Low Street, Newburyport, Mass., passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Arthur was born on September 28, 1934, in Beverly, son of the late Thomas E. Naylor and Annie Aelwen (Davies) Naylor. He was the husband of the late Carolyn A. (Lowry) Naylor. Arthur was employed for many years as a carpenter and was a United States Veteran who served during peace time. He enjoyed playing cards and Wee bowling with friends at Seabrook as well as bingo and polka with friends at Country Manor. He is survived by a son, Richard A. Naylor of Beverly; two daughters, Barbara J. Packer…

  • Salem

    Lynnfield – Anthony J. “Tony” …

    Lynnfield – Anthony J. “Tony” Pimental, 88, of Lynnfield, husband of Elaine (Bokron) Pimental, passed away at the Ledgewood Rehabilitation Center in Beverly on April 2, 2018 with his loving family at his side. Anthony was born in Somerville on November 22, 1929 son of Anthony F. and Josephine (Parmeggiani) Pimental. Raised and educated in Somerville he graduated from Somerville High School in 1947. He then attended the Bentley School of Business and received his Accounting Degree in Business. In 1951, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as a Corporal attached to the Army Audit Agency until being honorably discharged in 1953. He then pursued his education at…

  • Salem

    Lynnfield – Kenneth E. Thompso…

    Lynnfield – Kenneth E. Thompson of Lynnfield, died on Monday, April 2 at the Salem Hospital. He was born on December 30th, 1945, and was the son of the late Thomas and Gladys (Taylor) Thompson. Kenneth was a graduate of Arlington High School, class of 1964. After high school, Kenneth attended Wentworth Institute of Technology and Northeastern University. He was the Captain of both his High School and College basketball teams. He worked for Salem Hospital for 25 years as the Director of Facilities construction. For the past 13 years, Kenneth was the Building Commissioner for the town of Watertown and was the Vice President of Massachusetts Building Commission Inspectors…

  • Salem

    Prides Crossing – Mr. John Ric…

    Prides Crossing – Mr. John Richard Serafini, Esq., 95, of Prides Crossing and Salem, husband of the late Angelina (Arena) M. Serafini, entered eternal rest Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by his family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Enrico and Galdina (Gentile) Serafini. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1940. He continued his education at Boston College, but the war interrupted his studies and the Navy sent him to Officer Candidate School at Tufts University and then to Gunnery School at Columbia. An honorably discharged veteran,…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Frank W. Costa. Sr, …

    Peabody – Frank W. Costa. Sr, 75, of Peabody and formerly of Beverly and Everett, died on Tuesday March 27 at the Lahey Clinic Hospital in Peabody following a brief illness Born in Everett, he was the son of the late Thomas and Suzie Costa. He was raised and educated in Everett and was a graduate of Everett High School. He later lived in Beverly and has spent the last 10 years living in Peabody. Frank was a machinist who worked at General Electric Plant for many years before retiring. He also enjoyed doing furniture refinishing as well. He is survived by his four sons, Frank W. Costa, Jr. of…

  • Salem

    Salem – Antoinette A. (Caron) …

    Salem – Antoinette A. (Caron) Simmons, 99, of Salem, passed away, Sunday, April 1, 2018, at the NSMC / Salem Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late William E. Simmons, Jr. Born in Salem, She was the daughter of the late Leonidas and Delvenise (Fugere) Caron, the tenth of thirteen children. She was educated in Salem and continued her education at the Holy Ghost Hospital where she studied nursing. She worked as an LPN in Cambridge, Mass. until she married her husband in 1943. Together, they settled in Salem and raised three children. Antoinette is survived by her son, Daniel, and his wife Kate of Salem, a daughter…

  • Salem

    Topsfield – Isaac Bruce Bears,…

    Topsfield – Isaac Bruce Bears, aged 89, of Peabody, formerly of Topsfield, died on Saturday, March 17, 2018. He was the son of the late Murdock Bruce Bears and Annabelle MacPherson Bears. He was the widower of Sally Lawson Bears, and the father of Louise Bears Pajak and her husband, James, of Sandown, NH and of Bruce Lawson Bears and his wife, Laura (Chromy), of Medford. He was also the father of the late Nancy Vera Bears. He was the adored grandfather of Johanna Pajak Korshina and her husband, Vladimir, of San Francisco, Isaac Bruce Bears II, and Isabelle Jo-Anne Bears of Medford. He is survived by his siblings Jessie…

  • Salem

    Peabody, MA – Howard L. “Hank”…

    Peabody, MA – Howard L. “Hank” Boutilier, 92, of Peabody, died Saturday, March 31, 2018, at High Pointe House in Haverhill. He was born in Abbott Village, Maine, the second youngest of ten children of Wellesley H. and Hattie (Chambers) Boutilier. Hank developed a strong work ethic at an early age. He began his first job at the age of 9, cutting and stacking firewood. By age 15, he had joined his father in the woods as a lumberjack. Because he started financially helping his family so early in life, he had to leave school in his elementary years. Hank locked eyes with the love of his life, Florence Ridlon,…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Mary L. (Bussone) Sp…

    Beverly – Mary L. (Bussone) Spear, 99, beloved wife of the late Rodman Spear, passed away on Wednesday evening, March 28, 2018, at the Rosewood Nursing Home in Peabody. Born in Lynn on June 20, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Jennie (Massarella) Bussone. She was raised in Beverly and graduated from Beverly High School. Mrs. Spear had been employed for many years as the kitchen manager at Henry’s Market in Beverly until the time of her retirement. A lifelong resident of Beverly, she had been an active volunteer at the Beverly Senior Center. She is survived by her daughter, Karen Spear of Beverly; two sons,…

  • New Bedford

    Beverly Machado, 75

     NEW BEDFORD —  Beverly (Rezendes) Machado, 75, of New Bedford passed away peacefully April 2, 2018 at home. She was the wife of Daniel Machado. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Gilbert and Mary (Pimental) Rezendes, she lived in New Bedford all of her life. Mrs. Machado retired in 2005 after over 35 years of service as a Clerk for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and gardening. She is […]

  • New Bedford

    John R. Almeida, 30

     WESTPORT — John R. Almeida, 30, of Westport died Saturday, March 31, 2018. Born in New Bedford, he was the son of John V. and Suzanne (Fritze) Almeida. He was a Communicant of St. George Church, Westport.Including his parents, he is survived by several uncles, aunts and cousins.Private arrangements under the direction of the Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Rd., Westport will be held at the convenience of the family.To sign the on-line guest book, please […]

  • New Bedford

    Pierre D. Verville, 71

     NEW BEDFORD — Pierre D. Verville, 71, of New Bedford passed away at home Thursday, March 29, 2018 surrounded by his family after a period of declining health. He was the husband of Linda J. (Eluziario) Verville.Born in Montreal, Canada, son of the late Gerard J. and Laurette (Bibeau) Verville, he lived most of his life in New Bedford and was a communicant of Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church.Pierre was an electrician and the owner/operator of […]

  • New Bedford

    Rodolfo M. Teixeira Ribeiro, 83

    NEW BEDFORD — Rodolfo Manuel Teixeira Ribeiro, 83, of Dartmouth died peacefully April 2, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital surrounded by his wife and children. He was the husband of Virginia E. (da Rosa) Ribeiro of Dartmouth with whom he shared 59½ years of marriage, and son of the late Guilherme and Leonor (Teixeira) Ribeiro.Born in Santa Cruz, Graciosa, Azores, he left Graciosa at the age of 9 to study in Terceira and at 18 moved to Pico. As a young man in Pico, he worked in […]

  • New Bedford

    Dr. Jerome J. Brault, 90

    CARVER —  Jerome J. Brault passed away March 31st at home after a brief illness.Jerome (“Jerry”) was born July 24th, 1927, to Dr. Norbert and Florence (Chartrand) Brault. Jerry graduated in 1945 from New Bedford High School, proud of an outstanding athletic career in baseball, basketball and football. He was inducted into the New Bedford Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002. After a tryout at Fenway Park, he was signed by the Boston Red Sox and sent to Durham, N.C., […]

  • New Bedford

    Doris M. Williams, 81

    WILLIAMS: of New Bedford, Saturday, March 24, 2018, Doris M. (Fernandez), 81. Widow of George B. Williams. Calling hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the AUBERTINE-LOPES Funeral Home, 129 Allen St. Her funeral will be 8 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with a Mass at 9 at Our Lady Of Guadalupe At St. James Church. Burial in St. John Cemetery. aubertine-lopes.com

  • Newton

    Barbara “Bobbie” Bartman

    Barbara “Bobbie” Bartman (Nussinow), of Chestnut Hill, MA, and Boca Raton, FL, on April 2, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Bradley “Buddy” Bartman. Devoted mother of Barri Levine, and Jessica Raisman and her husband Eric. Proud nanny of Jeffrey Levine and his wife Kavita, Michael Levine, Julie Levine, Brooke Raisman, and Drew Raisman. Loving sister of Shirley Cohen. Services will be private. Memorial observance will be at the home of Barri Levine, 74 Jarvis Circle, Needham, MA on Sunday April 8, 2018, 1-6 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bobbie’s memory may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284, or the MSPCA,…

  • Chelsea

    Beatrice (Sharff) Levine 4/3/2018 12:00:00 AM Chelsea,MA

    Beatrice Levine (Sharff), 96, of Lynn, formerly of Chelsea, beloved wife of the late Melvin Levine, entered into rest on April 3, 2018. Born in Boston she was the daughter of the late Louis and Lillian (Hurwitz) Sharff. Raised and educated in Chelsea a graduate of Chelsea High School Class of 1939. Beatrice was a secretary and bookkeeper for a wholesale and novelty company. She was a life member of the Hadassah- Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home, Congregation Tifereth Israel of Everett Sisterhood and a volunteer with the Foster Grandparents Program. She is survived by her daughters Adele Lubarsky and her husband Mark, and Naomi Levine Brodie and her husband Philip…

  • Fall River

    Raymond J. Ouellette, Jr.

    Raymond J. Ouellette, Jr. January 5, 1949 – March 31, 2018 Raymond J. Ouellette, Jr., 69, of Fall River, husband of the late Sandra (Arpa) Ouellette, passed away Saturday, March 3… View Details

  • Lawrence

    Alvera “Vera” (Campiola) Tomaselli

    Methuen – On March 25, 2018, Alvera “Vera” (Campiola) Tomaselli passed peacefully at the age of 100. Born in Lawrence, Mass., she was the daughter of Antonio and Rosina (Antuono) Campiola and the wife of the late John Tomaselli. Educated in…

  • Lawrence

    Jennie Nowicki

    HAVERHILL – Jennie (Sudol) Nowicki, 100 years old, passed away peacefully on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, at Penacook Place with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late John Nowicki who passed away in 1998. She was born and…

  • Lawrence

    Jeannette R. (Houle) Desrosiers

    Salem, NH – Jeannette R. (Houle) Desrosiers, 86, of Salem, N.H., passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2018, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Fernand Desrosiers. Jeannette was born in Lowell on August…

  • Lawrence

    Adele L. (Wasson) Gosselin

    Haverhill – Adele Lee (Wasson) Gosselin, 48, passed away March 28, 2018, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston with her loving family by her side. Born in Exeter, N.H., she was the daughter of Kathleen (Hilliard) Wasson and the late Raymond…

  • Lawrence

    James J. Reagan III

    Andover – James J. “Jim” Reagan III, 48, of Andover, passed away on April 1, 2018, of cancer. Forever loved by his devoted fiancée Kara (Simko) Valin; children, Hanna and James Reagan; step-sons, Max and Ryan Valin of Andover; parents, Irene…

  • Lawrence

    Gail M. Daigle

    Raymond, NH – Gail M. Daigle, 70, of Raymond, N.H., passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2018, in the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Mass. She was born in Malden, Mass., a daughter of Marie (Foppiano) Chetwynde and the late Dominic…

  • Lynn

    Paul Floyd

    View Paul Floyd Paul V. Floyd age 71 years, of Lynn died Saturday at Union Hospital after a lengthy illness. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Joseph G. and Anna J. (Burke) Floyd. He attended Lynn schools and graduated from Lynn English High School, Class of 1964. Paul was an actor, musician and comedian and began his career on Broadway as a child actor in Music Man, played even different roles in the Unsinkable Molly Brown, appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show, had a part in the Connectic…

  • Salem

    George Francis Osborne Jr.

    George Francis Osborne Jr. September 23, 1941 – March 28, 2018 Salem, MA – George Francis Osborne, Jr., age 76, passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Son View full obituary

  • Saugus

    James L. Stanley 3/29/2018 12:00:00 AM Saugus,MA / Malden,MA

    James L. Stanley, of Saugus passed away on March 29, 2018. He was 75 years old. James was the loving brother of Cecelia Spaulding, Doris Young, and Daisy May. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. A service will be held from the A. J. Spadafora Funeral Home 865 Main Street, Malden on Saturday April 7th at 10:30am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Friday April 6th from 2-4 and 6-9pm. Interment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Everett.

  • Tewksbury

    Craig A. Rose 3/31/2018 12:00:00 AM Tewksbury,MA

    Craig A. Rose, 57 of Milford, NH, passed away on March 31, 2018 surrounded by his loving family and friends. Craig “Rosie” was born on August 11, 1960 in Somerset, Pennsylvania and raised in Sudbury, Massachusetts. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and was employed by UPS for 28 years. Craig will be forever missed by his best friend, longtime partner and wife Marie, sons Cameron and Colin Rose, stepson Don Sullivan and stepdaughter Jessica Sullivan, his four faithful furry companions Bailey, Bosco, Copper and Tank, his mother Georgiann Rose, sister Kathy Rose and husband Allen Richmond and their two faithful furry companions Reagan and Bingley, as well…

  • Cape Cod

    Gerard “Gerry” Daly

    S. YARMOUTH – Gerard “Gerry” Daly, 92, of South Yarmouth passed away peacefully at home with family on March 31st. Born in South Boston to George and Elizabeth Flynn Daly, he lived in South Weymouth for many years and later retired to South Yarmouth. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Christine Shakalis Daly, his son Richard Daly and his wife Susan, his daughter Jacqueline Daly Esquivel and her husband Raul, grandchildren Robert Daly, Alyse Daly Sullivan, Lauren Daly, Christina Esquivel […]

  • Cape Cod

    Philip J. Secrest

    TRURO – Philip Jay Secrest of Truro, MA, died March 12, 2018, at the age of 93. He was born in 1924 in Muncie, IN, to George and Katherine Secrest. He had three brothers, James, Donald, and Russell. On August 21, 1948, he married Rosamond (Rocky) Alling.Philip served in World War II, Company A 22nd Tank Battalion, Technician Fourth Grade, and received two Bronze Stars.Phil studied pottery at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University under Daniel Rhodes, […]

  • Cape Cod

    Margaret K. Watras

    N. EASTHAM – Margaret K. Watras, of North Eastham, formerly of West Simsbury, CT, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018 with her family at her side. She was born on August 6, 1933 in Hartford, CT, the daughter of Emerson J. and Anna M. Kellogg. Margaret was the beloved widow of Henry I. Watras, her spouse of 56 years.She is survived by three children, their spouses and ten grandchildren: Susan and Dean Anneser of West Granby, CT; Kathleen Sayadoff of Fairport, NY; and John and […]