• Newburyport

    Merrimac, MA – Valerie J. (Al…

    Merrimac, MA – Valerie J. (Alden) Woodburn, age 74, of Merrimac, died unexpectedly at her home on Wednesday morning. She was the loving wife of the late Walter R. Woodburn, who died August 12, 2013. Born in Winchester, Mass., on September 10, 1943, she was daughter of Lily (Strem) Binette and the late Everett L. Alden. She leaves behind her mother, Lily; her two sons, Joseph Maguire and wife Robin, and Richard Maguire and wife Carmen; eight grandchildren, who were very special to her, Christopher and Shaun Maguire, Amy Wells and her husband Rob, Nicholas, Cheyenne, Sierra, Marc and Bonnie; seven great-grandchildren; her sister, Beverly Alden, along with extended family…

  • Newburyport

    Alexandria, VA – Patricia Mari…

    Alexandria, VA – Patricia Marie (Griffith) Haynes, P.E., age 84, of Alexandria, Virginia, beloved wife of 58 years of Frederick L. Haynes, P.E., died in the comforting surroundings of her home, Thursday afternoon, April 5, 2018. Born in Malden, Massachusetts, on May 22, 1933, she was one of two children of the late Harold J. and Mary (Welch) Griffith. After graduating from high school, Patricia attended Northeastern University in Boston, then Fairleigh Dickerson University in Teaneck, N.J., and went on the graduate from the American University in Washington, D.C., with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1967. As a Professional Engineer, Patricia lectured throughout Europe and the Dalian University of…

  • Salem

    Wenham – Judy LeBlanc—call her…

    Wenham – Judy LeBlanc—call her “Judy,” never “Judith”—died peacefully in the presence of her family on the morning of April 6, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. She was 75. A lifelong resident of Massachusetts, Judy was born Judith Marie Chadwick in Waltham, where she twirled a mean majorette baton and played a vicious game of croquet. In Waltham, Judy met the first two great loves of her life, language and her husband of 53 years, André LeBlanc. Those two loves led her on a journey to Hawaii, where she earned her master’s degree in Spanish while her husband served as a captain in the U.S. Army. Returning to…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Irma F “Nena” (Flore…

    Peabody – Irma F “Nena” (Flores) Quiroga, 94, of Peabody, passed away at her home in Brooksby Village on April 4, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Albert L. Quiroga. Born in Bolivia, she was the beloved daughter of the late Enrique and Maria Luisa (Navarro) Quiroga. She was the loving mother of Elvira Q. Johnson and her husband Richard of North Reading, Maria A. Quiroga and her husband Alvin Shiggs of Jamaica Plain, Irma Q. Field and her husband Gregory of Winchester, and John A. Quiroga of San Francisco, Calif.; sister of Luis E. Flores of Bolivia, and the late Maria E. Burgoa and Olga Avila.…

  • Salem

    Ipswich – Evelyn J. Hetnar, 91…

    Ipswich – Evelyn J. Hetnar, 91, loving mother and nana died Saturday, April 7, 2018, in the Masconomet Healthcare Center, Topsfield, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Danvers, March 27, 1927, daughter of the late Eugene and Mabel (Casey) Cook, she was raised in Ipswich, and was a 1945 graduate of Ipswich High School. She married Walter A. Hetnar on September 23, 1945, and made their home on Town Farm Road where they established the Hetnar Farm Stand, and raised seven children. Evelyn also worked as a C.N.A. at Blueberry Hill Nursing Home in Beverly for 25 years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church and Our Lady…

  • Salem

    Boynton Beach, FL – Mr. Herber…

    Boynton Beach, FL – Mr. Herbert Matthias Luz, 86, formerly of Topsfield, Mass., died on February 24, 2018, in Delray Beach, Fla. Born in Peabody, Mass., to the late Joseph and Adeline (Tacelli) Luz, he resided in Boynton Beach, Fla. To those closest, he was an exceptional father, friend, and guide. He served proudly as an officer in the U.S. Navy. Following military service, Herbert pursued a chemical engineering career at General Foods and W.R. Grace Corporation. He served on the Finance Committee for the town of Topsfield; and as Program Director and coach for the Topsfield Athletic Association’s youth hockey program. Herbert also nurtured a deep Catholic faith and…

  • Salem

    Ipswich – Etta (Markos) Sotis,…

    Ipswich – Etta (Markos) Sotis, 88, wife of the late Arthur N. Sotis, died peacefully surrounded by her family in her home, Friday morning, April 6, 2018. Born in Ipswich on September 25, 1929, she was the daughter of the late John and Anastasia (Sarantakis) Markos. Mrs. Sotis was a co-owner of the Salad Bowl in Ipswich. She was a lifelong and active member of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church of Ipswich. She served as a Jr. G.O.Y.A. advisor for many years and was a member of the Logganiko Society. Mrs. Sotis was a talented and accomplished knitter making numerous sweaters, hats and blankets for all…

  • Salem

    Nashua, NH – Mr. Joseph B. “Jo…

    Nashua, NH – Mr. Joseph B. “Joe” Ercha, 76, of Nashua, New Hampshire, formerly of Salem, Mass., husband of Dolores C. (Gauthier) Ercha passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, N.H. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Joseph and Ann (Strusa) Ercha. Raised and educated in Salem, he was a graduate of Salem High School, class of 1959. Joe continued his education at Burdett College. An honorable discharged veteran, Joe proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Mr. Ercha dedicated his entire professional career within the banking industry working at various…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Marilyn J. (Hunter) …

    Peabody – Marilyn J. (Hunter) Lovato, 75, of Peabody, wife of Donald J. Lovato, Peabody Police Officer (Ret.), passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at the Florida Memorial Hospital in Daytona, Fla., from complications of Lupus disease, a condition which she has been battling for several years. Marilyn was born in Salem on January 26, 1943, the daughter of the late George and Gabrielle (L’Italien) Hunter. Raised and educated in Peabody, she resided in Peabody for most of her life. Many will remember Marilyn from her years as a Mary Kay consultant. She devoted her life to creating a home for her family and enjoyed following her grandchildren’s accomplishments.…

  • Salem

    Beverly, MA – Jean I. Pawlicki…

    Beverly, MA – Jean I. Pawlicki of Beverly, formerly of Burlington, Vt., died peacefully on April 5, 2018, at the age of 78. Jean was born on April 5, 1940, in Burlington, Vt., the daughter of the late Augustus Bryant and Hanorah “Helen” (Snow). She grew up and attended school in Burlington before moving to Massachusetts in her early 20s. Jean worked for many years in the leather tannery field in Peabody. Jean is survived by her sons, Charles Safford of Swanton, Vt., and James Pawlicki and his wife, Kristen Kozlosky of Lynn, Mass.; her sister, Barbara Bryant and her wife, Susan Barruw of Methuen, Mass.; and her grandson, Adam…

  • Salem

    Salem, MA – Joan Marie Rogers,…

    Salem, MA – Joan Marie Rogers, 85, of Salem, passed away Friday, April 6, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Joan was devoted to her late husband Roger, and together they shared 62 years of marriage before his passing in January of 2017. Joan was born in Boston and raised in Somerville. She was a member of the graduating class of 1950 at Matignon High School in Cambridge. After graduation, she worked for New England Telephone until she began raising her family. She married the love of her life, Roger, in 1954, and moved to Salem shortly after, in 1957. She returned working for New England Telephone in 1979, where…

  • New Bedford

    Lillian L. Gerrior, 88

    FREETOWN — Lillian Lee Gerrior, 88 years old, died unexpectedly on April 6, 2018 at her son’s home in East Freetown, MA. She was the wife of the late Emil J. Gerrior, Sr., married 62 years. Lillian was born on May 17, 1929 in Detroit Michigan, the daughter of Dorothy and Christopher Bach. She graduated from Atherton High School for Girls in Louisville, Kentucky in 1947.She is survived by her daughter Jan Marie (Gerrior) Place and husband Walter; Emil J. Gerrior Jr. and wife […]

  • New Bedford

    Katherine V. Levine, 80

    NEW BEDFORD — Katherine “Kitty” V. Levine, 80, passed away Friday, April 6, 2018, at home and surrounded by family. Born in San Antonio and raised in the Texas hill country of Kerrville, Kitty was encouraged by her parents, the late Henry Joseph Vann and Mary Tyrrell Vann, to travel and see the world. Kitty majored in English at University of St. Thomas in Houston, graduating with a B.A. in 1959. She spent summers in college in New York City, living with her older sister, the […]

  • Boston

    HARRY JOSEPH SKEFFINGTON 4/4/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    SKEFFINGTON, HARRY JOSEPH died unexpectedly in his home on April 4, 2018, in Boston, Massachusetts at the age of 74. Harry is survived by his son Harry Skeffington and his wife Suzanne Nathan of Boston, MA as well as his daughter Lisa Pedersen and her husband David of Chesapeake, VA. Predeceased by his parents Helen Skeffington of Boston, MA and Harry Joseph Skeffington of New Jersey. He is also survived by four grandchildren, two sisters and many nieces and nephews. Harry was born on April 19, 1943 in Boston, MA to Harry and Helen Skeffington. He graduated from high school in 1961. Following high school he married Sonia Reyes. Harry…

  • Chelsea

    Anmelia Santos

    Anmelia Santos Send Flowers January 26, 1940 – April 07, 2018 At 78 years of age, Amelia passed away on Saturday April 7th at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by her loving family. View full obituary

  • Lawrence

    Diane M. Massaglia

    Sierra Vista, AZ – It is with a deep sense of loss that we announce the passing of Diane M. Massaglia of Sierra Vista, Ariz. on February 17, 2018. Diane was born in Notre-Dame des Bois, Canada where she lived until the passing of her mother Yvette…

  • Lawrence

    Aaron Michael Paz

    Swampscott – Aaron Michael Paz, 41, of Swampscott, Mass., passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. He was born in San Diego, Calif., on March 25, 1977, son of Carlos F. and Shirley A. (Martin) Paz of Hampstead, N.H. In addition to his…

  • Lawrence

    Patricia Ann McMahon

    Boise, ID – Patricia “Pat” McMahon passed away suddenly on July 17, 2017, in her home in Boise, Idaho. Born in Lawrence, Mass., and a graduate of St. Patrick’s High School, Patricia volunteered for many years as a bookkeeper with American Legion…

  • Lawrence

    Helen Elizabeth “Betty” Luke

    Lawrence, MA – Helen Elizabeth “Betty” Luke passed away in her sleep on Monday, April 2, 2018, at age 88. Born on January 3, 1930, Betty was raised at Glencairn in Covington, Virginia, and lived most of her adult life in North Andover,…

  • Lawrence

    John “Soupy” Campbell

    The Villages, FL – John “Soupy” Campbell, born February 19, 1942, in Bridgeport, Conn., son of John C. Campbell and Dorothea M. Bailie, passed away peacefully at his home in the Villages, Fla., on Monday, February 19, his 76th birthday, from…

  • Lawrence

    Joseph F. Stokes Jr.

    Newton, NH – Joseph F. Stokes Jr. left us on April 4, 2018. He was the loving husband of Patricia Stokes. They shared 48 wonderful years together, residing in New Hampshire. Born in Medford, Mass., he is the son of the late Joseph F. Stokes Sr….

  • Lawrence

    Beverly A. Keays

    Boston – Beverly A. Keays, 71, of the North End and formerly of Georgetown, passed away on Wednesday evening, April 4, at the North End Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Beverly was born in Lynn, Mass., on November 14, 1946, to Guy William and…

  • Lawrence

    James P. Fleming

    Methuen, MA – James P. Fleming, 87, of Methuen, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at Lawrence General Hospital. Born in Lawrence, Mass., he was one of six children born to the late John F. and Agnes (Williams) Fleming. Raised and educated…

  • Lawrence

    James L. Feather Jr.

    Salem, NH – James L. Feather Jr., 93, of Salem, N.H., died Friday, April 6, at his home. James led a wonderful adventurous life for 93 years. He loved and was beloved by his family. Jim wants all to know that passing peacefully was not his style,…

  • Lawrence

    Salvatore J. “Sam” Spinella

    Maine – Salvatore J. “Sam” Spinella, 92, formerly of Lawrence, Mass., passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at his home in Acton, Maine. Born and educated in Shawsheen Village, Andover, Massachusetts, he was the son of…

  • Worcester County

    Dorothy E. “Dot” Lederer, 96 4/7/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Worcester/Rutland: With heavy hearts and hope in the resurrection the family of Dorothy E. “Dot” Lederer announces her death. Widow of her beloved husband Frank C. Lederer since 1965, she is survived by her cherished children Frank A. Lederer of Rutland and Lynda A. Wasilewski, along with her husband Alfred, of Worcester. She was adored by her grandchildren Stephen C. Tangney and Jennifer L. Kibbe, and the apple of her eye, great-granddaughter Giuliana Marie Kibbe. Born July 16, 1921 in Worcester to William and Lena (Culhane) Jessie, she was the youngest of 5 children, all who have pre-deceased her- Lillian Benoit, Harold Jessie, William Jessie, and Edward Jessie, who left…

  • Wilmington

    Edwin J. Moon III

    Edwin J. Moon III, “Ed”, age 69, of Wakefield and Medford, formerly of Wilmington, passed away unexpectedly on April 7, 2018. Ed was a dear son of the late Edwin J. Jr. and Anne (Geary) Moon, he is survived by his wife Lorraine Lord Moon, he was the father of Ryan P. Moon & wife Helen of Beverly, “Papa” of Grayson Moon, brother of Mark Moon & wife Nanci of Methuen, Michael Moon & wife Carolyn and Brian Moon & wife Andrea all of Wilmington and Paul Moon & wife Tracy of Goffstown, NH. Ed is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Family and friends will gather at…

  • Cape Cod

    Frederick Akerblom

    SUMMERFIELD, FL – Frederick Akerblom, 84, a native of Brockton, MA, passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2018 after a lengthy illness. Fred will long be remembered by his loving wife and friend for 65 years, Dolores Fernandes Akerblom.Born in 1933, Fred graduated from Brockton (MA) High School in 1951. He entered the Navy in 1952, serving four years as a Sonar Technician. After leaving the military, he entered Northeastern University (Boston), earning degrees in engineering and business. […]

  • Cape Cod

    John Parziale

    WEST BARNSTABLE – John Parziale, 71, of West Barnstable, formerly of Melrose, passed away at Wilcox Memorial Hospital in Kauai, HI on March 16.John was born in Melrose on January 4, 1947 to the late Vincent and Mary (Cefalo) Parziale. Raised in Melrose, he graduated from Melrose High School, Class of 1965. He attended Mass Bay Community College and later graduated from Curry College. John taught woodworking at Woburn High School for over 30 years.John was the beloved husband of […]

  • Cape Cod

    E. Everett Brunnckow

    YARMOUTH PORT – E. Everett Brunnckow passed away peacefully at Hope Hospice McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.He was born in Providence, RI on November 13, 1924 and was married to Patricia W. Brunnckow, who predeceased him. Subsequent to Patricia’s death, he enjoyed the company of his close friend and companion, Gail D. Schepis of Falmouth, MA. He has three daughters, Susan Oke of Ottawa, Canada, Nancy Marion of Bonita Springs, FL and Linda Waters of […]

  • Cape Cod

    Mark Roland Baker

    S. DENNIS – Mark Roland Baker, of South Dennis, formerly of Needham, 68, died peacefully on February 10, 2018 after a brief battle with leukemia at Tufts Medical Center. Mark was born at the Glover Memorial Hospital in Needham, MA on September 16, 1949. He was predeceased by his parents Raymond F. Baker and Louise Katherine Spiers Baker of Osterville, sister Diane Baker of Hyannis, Bruce R. Baker of Osterville and Susan Baker of Singer Island, FL. Mark leaves behind his daughter Nicole Baker, […]

  • Cape Cod

    William “Brother” Costa

    MARSTONS MILLS – William “Brother” Costa, 86, of Marstons Mills, died on April 5, 2018. Loving husband of 63 years to Eleanor (Silva) Costa, whom he met at Adams Pharmacy, Provincetown. Son of the late William and Marie Costa. Born in Provincetown, MA and a graduate of Provincetown High School.He was a Korean War veteran. A commercial fisherman, he also ran several restaurants in the Provincetown area over the years.In addition to his wife, survivors include: his son David […]

  • Cape Cod

    LeRoy E. Kelley Jr.

    NORTH EASTHAM – LeRoy E. Kelley Jr., 89 of North Eastham, where he lived for over 60 years, died Wednesday March 28, 2018.Born in Brockton, Mr. Kelley was the son of the late LeRoy E. and Esther (Peterson) Kelley. He was a 1947 graduate of Brockton High School where he was on the track and cross country teams. He attended Franklin Tech and Wentworth Institute of Technology. He also served in the Massachusetts National Guard from 1948 to 1955 and was honorably discharged with the rank […]

  • Cape Cod

    Charles R “Chuck” Fraser

    Charles, Chuck Fraser died April 4, 2018 at the Cape Winds Rest Home in Hyannis surrounded by his loving family and a wonderful staff, especially Supervisor Shirley Miller and her daughter, Courtney Aldrich.Chuck was born on January 16, 1931 to parents Dean Henry and Virgie Ann Fraser. He grew up in Trenton, NJ and moved to North Falmouth, MA in 1948 where his parents opened what was then the Fraser Nursing Home of Falmouth. After graduating from Falmouth High School, Chuck attended […]

  • Cape Cod

    Reverend Frank A. Danforth

    WEST CHATHAM – Rev. Frank A. “Skip” 82 of West Chatham died Saturday March 31, 2018 at the South Dennis Healthcare in South Dennis.He was the husband of Mary Ann (Sweinimer) Danforth for over 40 years and the late Jean M. (Arnold) Danforth.Born in Cedar Rapids, IO, Skip was the son of the late Warner and Mildred (Adams) Danforth. He graduated from Boston University School of Theology and began his ministry in Northampton. In addition he ministered in Lynn, Whitman, Taunton, and […]

  • Cape Cod

    John J. Bafaro

    COTUIT – John J. Bafaro, 76, of Cotuit, MA passed away on April 5, 2018. He was born and raised in Worcester, the son of the late John & Carmela (Reno) Bafaro. John graduated from Classical High School, Worcester Junior College and earned his bachelor’s degree from Concord College in Athens, WV.John’s life was devoted to those less fortunate than he. He always gave of himself unconditionally to family, friends, and strangers. John could often be found on his daily walk on Main […]

  • Cape Cod

    Gladys (Goodspeed) Lumpkin

    CHATHAM – Gladys (Goodspeed) Lumpkin, 96, a lifelong resident of Chatham, MA passed away peacefully on March 24, 2018 at Cape Cod Hospital. Gladys was the wife of the late Claude (Dick) Lumpkin for 65 years, until his death in 2008. They met and married during WWII, when Dick was stationed at the U.S. Naval Radio Station-Chatham.Gladys was the daughter of the late Dorothy and George W. Goodspeed, Sr. Her roots can be traced back to Jehosaphat Eldredge, one of the founders of Chatham. […]

  • Beverly

    Judith “Judy” Marie LeBlanc

    Judith “Judy” Marie LeBlanc September 20, 1942 – April 6, 2018 Judy LeBlanc-call her “Judy,” never “Judith”-died peacefully in the presence of her family on the morning of April 6, 20… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Boston

    Esmeraldo Rivera Aleman 4/6/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Esmeraldo Rivera Aleman, age 82, of Chelsea, formerly of Lares, Puerto Rico, died on April 6, 2018. Husband of Juanita Mercado. Visiting hours and funeral services will be held at the church at 11 Liberty St. Everett on Monday April 9 from 6-9 PM. Arrangements are being made for his transportation back to Puerto Rico for funeral and internment services there.