• New Bedford

    John Ansay, 95

    DARTMOUTH — John Ansay, 95, of Dartmouth, passed away at home on Thursday, April 5, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Rita M. (Yergeau) Ansay; they had been married for 71 years.Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Arthur and Louise (Gembarowska) Ansay, he resided in Dartmouth for many years.He was a communicant of St. Julie Billiart Parish.Mr. Ansay retired from the Frank Noone Shoe Co., Inc. in Taunton as the manufacturing firm’s […]

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport – Florence M. Hick…

    Newburyport – Florence M. Hickman of Newburyport, formerly of Saugus, and Brooks, Maine, died peacefully on April 5, 2018 at Brigham Manor in Newburyport. She was the wife of the late Ian E. B. Hickman who died on December 20, 2003. Florence was born in Belfast, Maine on May 13, 1922 and was the daughter of the late Frank L. and Rachel M. (Boardman) McAvey. After graduating from Crosby High School, Florence moved to Boston where she enjoyed living and working. She met and married Ian Hickman in 1948. They moved to Saugus where they built their home and raised their family. There, Florence enjoyed cooking fresh family meals, sewing…

  • Newburyport

    Seabrook, NH – Mildred A. Dow,…

    Seabrook, NH – Mildred A. Dow, 85, of Seabrook, died Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at her home after a lengthy illness. She was born in Brentwood March 15, 1933, a daughter of the late Charles A. and Abbie (Knowles) Knowles. Mrs. Dow attended Amesbury High School and was employed for the former Welpro Shoe Company over a period of 20 years. In 1986 she worked for D.G. O’Brien Company until retiring in 1996. After retiring she worked part time at Seabrook dog track until 2016. She was a lifelong resident of Seabrook and a member of the Four Corners Advent Christian Church. She was the wife of the late Marvin…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport, MA – Lucille H. (…

    Newburyport, MA – Lucille H. (Sadoski) Upton died peacefully at home on Easter Monday afternoon, April 2, 2018, in Newburyport, surrounded by her five children. She lived for many years with Alzheimer’s Disease, which never diminished her dignity, grace, generosity of spirit and joyful personality. Born to Helen Jastrembski and Charles Sadoski in Salem, Massachusetts in 1928, Lucille had a spirited upbringing in that city surrounded by friendship and fellowship while pursuing numerous outdoor activities. She graduated from Salem Classical and High School as Class Secretary in 1946 and immediately matriculated at Salem Hospital School of Nursing, where she was distinguished by her special gifts in the nursing arts and…

  • Newburyport

    Hampton, NH – Charlotte R. Sul…

    Hampton, NH – Charlotte R. Sullivan, 75, of Hampton, died Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at Exeter Hospital after a long struggle with lung cancer. Her loving family was by her side. She was born in Seabrook, November 18, 1942 a daughter of the late Daniel E. and Ruth H. (Bailey) Janvrin, Jr. Her father was killed in action fighting with General Patton’s 3rd Army Infantry Division on November 12, 1944 while reaching the Rhine River in Southern France. Charlotte was only two years old at the time. Charlotte attended Newburyport and Winnacunnet High Schools. She worked in the computer industry for a time but was most dedicated as a Mom,…

  • Salem

    Marblehead, MA – Margaret Thom…

    Marblehead, MA – Margaret Thomson Reiley, 92, formerly of Swampscott, passed away peacefully on April 3rd, 2018. Peggy was born in Philadelphia on March 8, 1926. She attended the Lower Marion High School and the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a varsity swimmer and field hockey goalie, and a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. She was married for 43 years to James M. Reiley, who passed away in 1993. Together they were parents to Kendree Parker of Dover, N.H., Ross Reiley (Dani Dedor) and Toby Reiley (Sally) of Marblehead; grandparents to nine, and great grandparents of three. Peggy is also survived by her identical twin sisters, Jean Castillo…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Reverend Charles L. …

    Danvers – Reverend Charles L. Wilson, 86, of Danvers, beloved husband of Hildegard M. (Hemmerich) Wilson, died Saturday March 31, 2018 at Salem Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Buffalo, New York he was the son of the late Charles H. and Viola (Sypher) Wilson. He was raised and educated in New York and was a graduate of Manlius Military School. Charles continued his education and received his Bachelor’s Degree from University of Rochester. An honorably discharged veteran, Charles proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Korean War. Following his discharge from the Army, Charles received his degree in Theological Studies…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Frank G. Haley, 87, …

    Danvers – Frank G. Haley, 87, passed away on April 5, 2018 in Addison Gilbert Hospital. He was the loving husband of Joan E. (Anderson) Haley, with whom he shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Lynn on July 9, 1930, he was the son of the late Frank and Florence (Gibney) Haley. He was raised and educated in Salem and graduated from Salem High School in 1948. Frank served our country during the Korean War with the United States Navy and was honorably discharged. He received his BA from Northeastern University in 1959. Frank had been employed as a financial manager at General Electric for over 40 years and…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Michael J. Marotta, …

    Peabody – Michael J. Marotta, Jr., 84, husband of the late Elaine B. “Bunny” (Hayes) Marotta, died unexpectedly at home on Tuesday April 3, 2018. Born in Chelsea, he was the son of the late Michael J. and Theresa (Paldi) Marotta. He grew up in Revere, and graduated from the Immaculate Conception High School in Revere. He attended Boston College for a brief period before enlisting for his service for our country. He was a veteran of the Korean War, with service in the United States Air Force. Mike enjoyed a longtime career with James J. Derba Wholesale Meats of Chelsea. He served in many capacities from Sales, to Meat…

  • Salem

    Naples, FL – Claude E. Vautin …

    Naples, FL – Claude E. Vautin of Naples, Fla., passed away peacefully on Friday, March 30, 2018 at the age of 92. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen, with whom he shared 58 wonderful years. Claude will be lovingly remembered by his extended family, including his sons Tom and his wife, Shirley of Brewster, Mass, Bob and his wife, Susan of Scarborough, Maine, Bill and his wife, Joan of Sammamish, Wash.; his five grandsons, Tom and his wife, Beatriz, James and his wife Siming, Jeff and his wife Jane, Brian and his wife, Mary, David, and his granddaughter, Jacqui; as well as his four great-grandsons, Zachary, Tyler,…

  • Lawrence

    Bruce P. Hansen

    Haverhill – Bruce P. Hansen, 78, passed away peacefully at his home after a brief battle with cancer. Born in Oceanside, Long Island he was the son of the late Peter E and H. Violet (Hiltz) Hansen. He moved to the family farm in Haverhill at age…

  • Lawrence

    John M. La Creta

    Hampton, NH – John M. La Creta, 53, of Hampton, formerly of Tewksbury, Mass., died unexpectedly Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Portsmouth Regional Hospital. He was born on March 1, 1965 to John J. La Creta of Salem, NH, and the late Alberta…

  • Lawrence

    Joan L. (Abate) Hall

    Methuen – Joan L. (Abate) Hall, 90, of Methuen, died Monday April 2 at Maplewood Nursing Center in Amesbury. Joan was born in Methuen on March 2, 1928 to the late Alfio and Leona (Angelari) Abate. She was a graduate of Searles High School and…

  • Lawrence

    Louis J. Cusenza

    Haverhill – Louis J. Cusenza, 77, husband of Shirley A. (Simonian) Cusenza, passed away April 2, 2018 at High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill after being stricken ill suddenly. Born in East Boston, he was the son of the late Joseph and Anna…

  • Lawrence

    Friederike E. (Horwedel) Heiter

    Westford – Mrs. Friederike (Horwedel) Heiter, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018. Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Friederike at the J. A. Healy Sones Funeral Home, 57 N. Main St., Westford, Mass. on Saturday, April 7th…

  • Lexington

    Caroline Johnston

    Caroline Johnston April 03, 2018 Johnston, Caroline P. (Cunningham) of Lexington, April 3, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Walter D. Johnston. Loving mother of Mark D. Johnston and his View full obituary