• Newton

    Charles Frederick McDew

    Charles Frederick McDew-of West Newton, on April 3,2018.Complete notice to follow. The post Charles Frederick McDew appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

  • Newton

    Peter Alan Hoffman

    Peter Alan Hoffman of Palm Beach, FL passed away on April 2, 2018 due to respiratory complications.  He was born June 6, 1945 in Hartford, CT to Ethel and Marvin Hoffman and grew up in Marblehead, MA where he attended Marblehead High.  Peter graduated from Calvin Coolidge College and received a masters degree from Boston University. Despite enduring Hodgkin’s lymphoma in his twenties and 10 years of chemotherapy, he lived a full life that included being a parole officer and owning and operating a lucite specialty firm, travel agency, a graphics business, and an auto accessory business.  He held a patent for the use of electroluminescent lighting, becoming the 3rd…

  • New Bedford

    Maria C. Da Costa, 91

    FAIRHAVEN — Maria C. (Coelho) Da Costa, 91, of New Bedford, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Alden Court Nursing Care and Rehab. Center. She was the widow of Antonio Da Costa and daughter of the late Joaquim Coelho and Helena Carvalho.She was born in Assanhas, Portugal and had lived in New Bedford for many years. Maria was a communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church. She was formerly employed as a stitcher at Cliftex until her retirement. […]

  • New Bedford

    Ralph D. Gilmour Sr., 68

    NEW BEDFORD — Ralph Dennis Gilmour Sr., 68 years old, has been called home to the Lord on this day, April 3, 2018. He was the lifelong companion of the late Leona Kimball.Ralph was retired from the City of New Bedford.He is survived by his son Ralph Jr., and his fiancée Filomenia Farias, of Acushnet, and his daughter Candi Durant and her husband Gary, of New Bedford.He was the son of the late Kenneth and Violet Gilmour.He was a Deacon at the First […]

  • New Bedford

    Ryann C. Hopwood, 34

    MIDDLEBORO— Ryann Christopher Hopwood, 34, of FL, died on Friday, March 30, 2018. He was the husband of Doris (Mackey) Hopwood.Born in New Bedford; he is survived by his father Jack and his wife Lori Hopwood of Middleboro, and his mother Robin (Andrade) and her husband Michael Lamoureux of CO.His greatest love was for his daughter Chelsea and the time they could spend together, he also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and especially watching the Red Sox, and Patriots. He had […]

  • Andover

    Andover – James Bateson Jr, 89…

    Andover – James Bateson Jr, 89, longtime resident of Andover, passed away April 2, 2018, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill. James, born at home on June 24, 1928, to his hardworking immigrant parents, the late James Sr. and Eliza (Smith) Bateson, attended Andover schools his entire life. He graduated from Punchard High School with the Class of 1946. Several years after graduating from high school, James served honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After his discharge from the service, he married the love of his life, Mary, on April 18, 1954, in St. Lawrence’s Church in Lawrence. He and his wife settled in Andover…

  • Andover

    Bedford, NH – James William Sk…

    Bedford, NH – James William Skillings, a long-time resident of Andover, Mass., Vero Beach, Fla., Naples, Maine, and Bedford, N.H., passed away in Bedford on March 14. He was 86 years old. Born in Sharon, Mass., on January 14, 1932, to Carleton and Doris (Rydin) Skillings, Jim lived in Methuen, Mass. Following the death of his mother at a young age, he was lovingly raised was by Carleton and Barbara (Anderson) Skillings. He went on to obtain a B.A. in Bacteriology from the University of New Hampshire in 1953. After graduation, Jim served proudly as a First Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. Following his military service, he went…

  • Andover

    Kensington, MD – Joan Clarke (…

    Kensington, MD – Joan Clarke (nee Sheil) died on March 25, 2018 in Kensington, Md. Joan was the beloved wife for 57 years of William T. Clarke, who preceded her in death in 2013. She is survived by her four loving children, Noreen Paul of Bethesda, MD, Patricia Lukens of Hampton, NJ, Barbara McCurdy of Bethesda, MD and William Clarke, Jr. of Garden City, NY and their spouses John Paul, Roby Lukens, Jeffrey McCurdy and Betsy Clarke. Born and raised in The Bronx, N.Y., the eldest daughter of Irish immigrants and the first in her family to attend college, Joan graduated from the Academy of Mount St. Ursula in the…

  • Andover

    Andover, MA – Mrs. Evelyn Rose…

    Andover, MA – Mrs. Evelyn Rose (Skapley) Sendecke, a resident of Andover, and beloved wife of the late Paul Sendecke, passed away at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill on Sunday morning, March 25, 2018. She was 89 years old. Born in New York City, New York, she was the beloved daughter of the late Anthony and Frieda (Hobletzal) Skapley. Mrs. Sendecke was a graduate of Mt. Holyoke College, and earned her master’s degree from Columbia University. In her spare time, Evelyn enjoyed playing bridge and volunteering. She also enjoyed traveling the world with her husband, friends, and family. She will be dearly missed. Evelyn is survived by her…

  • Andover

    Andover – James J. “Jim” Reaga…

    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 and James Reagan of N.H.; brother, Brian and his wife, Sarah (Allen) Reagan and their children, Bryce and Mya of Bedford, N.H. Jim was an amazing person who was best known for his great sense of humor, which made it only fitting that he passed on April Fool’s Day and Easter Sunday. His favorite things to do were to spend time at Loon with his family and dogs, and…

  • Andover

    Chelsea, MA – Lois Gallo, (Wat…

    Chelsea, MA – Lois Gallo, (Watkinson),of Chelsea, Beverly, Andover, and Jupiter, FL, beloved wife of the late Frank Gallo and George Peters passed away peacefully March 22, 2018. Born and raised in Mt. Vernon, NY the daughter of the late Henry and Veronica (O’Grady) Watkinson. Lois, who lived with intention and courage for 81 years, her love of God and family, brought transcendence to her life and relationships. Her passions for motherhood, children, mental health, wellness, and 12 Step Recovery fueled her indomitable spirit. A gifted artist, Lois found solace and wisdom through reading, writing, poetry, painting, religion and spirituality. A lifelong liberal democrat with a commitment to learning, peace…

  • Haverhill

    Wardhill – Ernest R. Senter, J…

    Wardhill – Ernest R. Senter, Jr., 93, of Wardhill, passed away peacefully, Tuesday morning, March 27th at the Berkeley Nursing Center in Lawrence. Ernie was born in Haverhill on Sept. 27, 1924, son of the late Ernest and Madeline (Ray) Senter. Ernie became a proud member of the Haverhill Police Department, where he spent 35 years as a Patrolman, Detective and Records Systems Technician. He was predeceased in 2006 by his loving wife, Mary E. (Lovely) Senter, with whom he enjoyed 56 years of marriage. He was also predeceased by three sisters, Mary Barth, Phyllis Pappas and HelenPorro. Ernie (Buppa) is survived by his children, Kathleen Woodbury and her husband,…

  • Newburyport

    Exeter, NH – Nancy Virginia We…

    Exeter, NH – Nancy Virginia Weare, author of “Plum Island, The Way It Was,” of Exeter, NH, formerly of Newburyport, Boston and Ipswich, passed away peacefully at RiverWoods in Exeter on December 12, 2017 at the age of 92. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the Massachusetts Audubon Joppa Flat’s Education Center, 1 Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Donations in Nancy’s memory may be made to the NHSPCA, 104 Portsmouth Avenue, Stratham, NH 03885 or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are by Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Family Funeral Home, 35 Green Street, Newburyport.

  • Salem

    Danvers – Mr. William D. Menez…

    Danvers – Mr. William D. Menezes, 65, of Danvers, beloved husband of Diana S. (Metropolis) Menezes, died Monday, April 2, 2018 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Medford, he was the son of the late Arthur and Rita (Lafreniere) Menezes. He was raised and educated in Medford and was a graduate of Medford High School, Class of 1972. William continued his education at Southeastern Massachusetts University presently known as the University of Mass Dartmouth earning degrees in Marine Biology and Computer Science. Mr. Menezes had been employed at Axcelis of Beverly as a Systems Analyst for over 22 years until the time of his…

  • Salem

    Danvers, MA – Aristides "Steve…

    Danvers, MA – Aristides “Steve” Lima, 80, of Danvers, passed peacefully at Kaplan Family Hospice House with his loving family by his side, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Graciosa, Azores, Portugal to the late Guilherme & Aurora Lima, he came to United States at the age of 19 and worked in Peabody’s historic leather factories. He soon met and married his wife, and had three daughters. A very handy man, he loved helping others using skills he prized such as carpenty and construction; he put those skills to work while volunteering in the building of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Peabody. A hard worker to all…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Sydney Hardy Prince …

    Beverly – Sydney Hardy Prince (known as Hardy) of Beverly died on April 3rd 2018 at Hunt Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Danvers. He was the husband of the late Priscilla (Sanborn) Prince, with whom he shared 69 years of marriage. He is survived by his four sons, William and his wife Margaret, Mark and his wife Christine, Jeff and his wife, Denise, and Jay and his wife, Yolanda; six grandchildren Carolyn and Katherine of Beverly, James of Maryland, Molly and Meghan of Montana, and Samuel of Beverly. He is also survived by two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his next-oldest son Jon and his wife Antonina, both…

  • Salem

    Kansas City, KS – Richard Smit…

    Kansas City, KS – Richard Smith passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on March 31 at University of Kansas health system, Kansas City, Kan. Richard was born in Beverly Mass., the son of Lawrence and Shirley (Jones)Smith. He was raised and educated in Beverly. After school he enlisted in the U.S.Navy serving in Vietnam as part of the Mobile Riverine Force. He became an independent trucker for over 30 years traveling across the country several times, retiring in 2017. Richard loved the open road and had many experiences over the years. He had a great sense of humor and loved to make people laugh. He will be…

  • Salem

    Salem, MA – Nora (Tgettis) Gan…

    Salem, MA – Nora (Tgettis) Ganey, 96, wife of the late Francis Ganey with whom she shared 58 years of marriage, died Saturday March 31, 2018 in Salem. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Christos and Florence (Zacopulis) Tgettis. Nora had lived in Salem all of her life. Mrs. Ganey started her career with Hytron. She worked for several years until she started her family. She was a stay at home Mom who loved to cook, bake and garden. She very much enjoyed teaching her grandchildren traditional Greek Cooking. When her children started school, Nora went to work at Deerskin Trading Post working Mother’s hours. She…

  • Salem

    Framingham, MA – A memorial se…

    Framingham, MA – A memorial service will be held on April 14, 2018, at 11 a.m., at Plymouth Church, 87 Edgell Road, Framingham, to honor the memory of Stephen Charles Crooker. Stephen, 65, of Framingham, passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2017 after a brief illness. Stephen was the son of the late Frank and Ruth Crooker and was born and raised in Danvers. He is survived by his wife, Diane Crooker (Boiteau) of Natick; his brother, Bruce Crooker and Bruce’s husband, Denby Liu of New York City; his brother and sister-in-law, Maurice and Anne Boiteau of Sterling, Massachusetts; his nephew, Rene Boiteau of Richland, Washington; and niece, Jocelyn Boiteau…

  • Salem

    Ipswich – Joseph W. Linehan, J…

    Ipswich – Joseph W. Linehan, Jr., 80, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning April 3, 2018 in the Beverly Hospital. Born in Lynn on December 16, 1937 he was the son of the late Joseph W. Linehan, Sr., and Mary E. (Sullivan) Linehan. Mr. Linehan was a life-long resident of Ipswich, he was a graduate of St. John’s Prep in Danvers. He served in the Army reserves for 6 years during the Vietnam War. Mr. Linehan worked for the family roofing company for many years before he began his own livery service, Joseph Linehan Limo Service, which he owned and operated for many years to this day. Through his business he made…

  • Salem

    Groveland, MA. – Anne Lorraine…

    Groveland, MA. – Anne Lorraine Penniman MacLeod, of Groveland, died peacefully and loved on March 7th, 2018, at the age of 93, in hospice at Beverly Hospital, Beverly. She died the way she lived: sweet, dignified, and with her two beloved daughters. Anne was born on September 12, 1924 in Cambridge. Her parents were Arthur L. Pennimanand Marion (Lamprey) Penniman. She spent most of her childhood in Hampton, NH. At age 13 she was teaching dancing lessons to many young students and putting on recitals. She was touted as the youngest dancing teacher in NH, at the time. She put herself through the University of New Hampshire, graduating with a…

  • Salem

    Peabody, MA – Lucille “Luci” Z…

    Peabody, MA – Lucille “Luci” Z. Leaf, 90, of Louisville, Ky. passed away peacefully on March 31, 2018, at Brooksby Village in Peabody. She was the wife of the late Bernard August Leaf, daughter of the late Rudolph and Verda Zibart, sister to the late William Zibart, and beloved mother to William and his wife Sarah, and David and his wife Robin. Luci was born and raised in Louisville and was among the first of her family to attend college. She attended Indiana University and then earned her Master’s degree at the University of Louisville. She taught art in the Louisville school system for over 30 years and was an…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Rose (Silva) Pais, 1…

    Peabody – Rose (Silva) Pais, 102, of Peabody, matriarch of the Pais family, passed away Tuesday morning at NSMC-Salem Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony Pais, who passed away in 2000. Rose was born on April 18, 1915, in Peabody, daughter of the late John and Mary Silva. She was raised and educated in Peabody, where she remained for her entire life. In addition to being a homemaker, she assisted her husband with his plumbing company, Pais Plumbing, with office duties, billing, and being the “boss” behind the boss. She was a founding member of the Portuguese American War Veterans Post 1…

  • Southbridge

    Doris A. Denault of Southbridge, MA, March 5, 1925 – April 3, 2018

      Doris Ann Denault (Petrelli), age 93, died at Lanessa Extended Care in Webster, MA on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. She was born on March 5, 1925, In Southbridge, MA.  She was the daughter of the late Giuseppe Petrelli from the village of Bolognano in the province of Pescara in the Abruzzo region of Italy, and the late Laura Petrelli (Mominee) of Southbridge, MA.  She was predeceased by three sisters; Irene Demers of Woodstock, CT, Angelina Zajac and Bella Lavoie, both of Southbridge, MA, and two brothers; Armand Petrelli of Sarasota, FL and William Petrelli of Southbridge, MA. She leaves four children; Patricia Lacasse and her husband Andrew Boisvert of…

  • Beverly

    ‘Noonie’, Aline E. Gilligan 3/28/2018 12:00:00 AM Beverly,MA

    Aline E. ‘Noonie’ Gilligan, 91, of Beverly, passed away with her family by her side at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. She was the loving wife of the late William P. Gilligan with whom she had shared 63 years of marriage. Born and raised in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Theriault and the late Bertha M. (Taché) Theriault – Fournier. As a young woman she worked for Sylvania in Salem. One early summer day, Noonie met Bill Gilligan, the love of her life, at Osgood Park in Salem. They married that year and moved to Beverly Cove several years…

  • Boston

    James M. Higgins 4/1/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    James M. Higgins, age 67, of Hyde Park, died on April 1, 2018. Husband of Anna (England) Higgins. Funeral Services will be held at St. Mary’s Orthodox Church, 8 Inman St. Cambridge on Thursday April 5 from 10 am until 12:15 pm. Interment will then follow at The Gardens Cemetery, West Roxbury.

  • Foxboro

    Charles J. Kastrenos

    Charles J. Kastrenos, 89, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 31, 2018 in Boston surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the late Demitrios and Eleni (Doulas) Kastrenos.

  • Lawrence

    Dwight Butterfield

    Fort Mill – Dwight J Butterfield, age 87, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Born in Taylorville, IL he is the son of late Lloyd & Fern Cocagne. He is preceded in death by his wife, Irene (Desjardins) Butterfield and his son Dale…

  • Lawrence

    Jose Luis Rodriguez

    Lawrence, MA – Jose Luis Rodriguez, age 87 passed away on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at Central Medical Hospital in the Dominican Republic where he lived for the past 16 years. He was born in Yauco, Puerto Rico on July 20, 1931, and migrated to…

  • Lawrence

    Charles E. LaFollette

    Lawrence – Charles E. LaFollette, 84, of Lawrence, died Sunday, April 1, at Lahey Clinic, Burlington. He was born in Reelsville, Ind., July 27, 1933, son of the late Fred S. and Ethel (Killion) LaFollette and was educated there. From 1953 until…

  • Lawrence

    James Bateson, Jr.

    Andover – James Bateson Jr, 89, longtime resident of Andover, passed away April 2, 2018, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill. James, born at home on June 24, 1928, to his hardworking immigrant parents, the late James Sr. and Eliza…

  • Lawrence

    Claire M. (Emilio) Wilson

    Haverhill – Claire M. (Emilio) Wilson, 79, wife of the late Richard P. Wilson, passed away April 2, 2018, at High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill with her loving family by her side. Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Romeo and…

  • Lawrence

    Irene L. Chretien

    Haverhill – Irene Louise (Yancy) Chretien, 86, of Haverhill, died Thursday, March 29, at Cedar View Rehabilitation, Methuen. She was born in Andover, July 17, 1931, daughter of the late Frederick and Anna A. (Murphy) Yancy. Educated in the Andover…

  • Lawrence

    Donald P. Jackman

    Atkinson, NH – Donald P. Jackman, 89, of Atkinson, NH, died on March 31, 2018 at the Wingate at Haverhill in Haverhill, after a long period of declining health. Born May 10, 1928 in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of Thomas and Margaret (McKnight)…

  • Lawrence

    George Kolofoles

    Lawrence – George Kolofoles, beloved son of the late James and Jean Kolofoles, passed into eternity on April 2, 2018 after contracting double pneumonia. George graduated from Lawrence High School and Boston College. He worked in the business…

  • Lawrence

    Elisha M. Garrett, Sr.

    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…

  • Lawrence

    Linda Cassettari

    Winchendon, MA – Linda C. (Leduc) Cassettari, 56, of 1245 Alger Street, died peacefully Saturday morning, March 31, 2018, in UMASS Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, with her family at her side. She was born in Methuen, Mass. on March 4, 1962,…

  • Medford

    Christopher Michael Tilton 3/30/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Malden,MA

    Christopher Michael Tilton of Malden passed away on Friday, March 30. A longtime Medford resident, he was the son of Mary Rose (Terrien) and the late Stephen Tilton. “Chris”, as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was the devoted father of Joseph Paul Tilton, and the dear brother of Jennifer Tilton of Lawrence and the late Joseph P. Tilton. He is survived by his grandmother Mary Rose Terrien of Stoneham, nephew and nieces R.J., Ruby and Rushanti Noel. Christopher is also survived by his loving longtime girlfriend Brianna Miscioscia, her parents Frank and Terri Miscioscia, all of Medford, her sister Melanie Salvi and husband Joel of Stoneham,…