• New Bedford

    Richard Armory Sylvia, 85

    DARTMOUTH — Richard “Dick” Armory Sylvia, age 85, passed away April 7, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of the late Natalie (Ibrahim) Sylvia with whom he shared 35 years of marriage and the companion of the late Dorothy Michael of Tiverton, RI. Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Evelyn (Armory) Sylvia.Dick was a graduate of New Bedford High School where he played on the football team as an offensive guard.He […]

  • New Bedford

    Adam C. Evich, 47

    FAIRHAVEN — Adam C. Evich, 47, of Fairhaven died April 7, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of Dagne (Sovik) Evich.Born in Spokane, WA, the son of Peter and Marcia K. (Fuller) Evich, he lived in Edmunds, WA before moving to Fairhaven in 2003.Adam was employed as a commercial fisherman on several vessels of the New Bedford fleet. He had fished many years in Alaska since he was 17 and he was on “Deadliest Catch” for seasons 1 and 2. He also was a mate aboard […]

  • New Bedford

    Robert W. Tracy, 82

    DARTMOUTH — Robert W. Tracy, 82, of Dartmouth died April 7, 2018 at Charlton Memorial Hospital after a long illness. He was the husband of Patricia A. (Squires) Tracy.Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Lillian (Barreteau) Pacheco and step-son of the late Antone Pacheco, he lived in New Bedford before moving to Dartmouth 28 years ago. He was a communicant of St. Julie Billiart Church.Mr. Tracy was formerly employed as a salesman Cains Foods, Gourmet Awards and Home […]

  • New Bedford

    John H. Cosmo, 87

    FAIRHAVEN — John H. Cosmo, age 87 of Fairhaven, passed away Saturday, April 07, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband Doris (Gonsalves) Cosmo, to whom he had been happily married to for 58 years.Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Henrique and Auta (Silva) Cosmo, he was a lifelong area resident. He was a graduate of New Bedford High School. John loved his family dearly, he was an avid softball player, later becoming an umpire for 20 years; […]

  • Gloucester

    Rockport, MA – Henrietta E. (C…

    Rockport, MA – Henrietta E. (Caldwell) Edwards, 97, of Rockport, wife of the late Paul Norris Edwards, passed away at her home on Saturday morning, April 7, 2018. Henrietta was born in Washington D.C. on June 22, 1920. She was the daughter of the late William W. and Mildred (Tichenor) Caldwell. At home, Henrietta was raised in a strict environment and helped out with cooking and cleaning. As a teen she studied music and became a member of the church choir. After high school she furthered her education by going to nursing school and becoming a nurse anesthetist and served in the U.S. Army as a nurse. She was married…

  • Gloucester

    IPSWICH – Beatrice A. (Monagha…

    IPSWICH – Beatrice A. (Monaghan) Doucette, 83, formerly of Essex, died Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in the Baker-Katz Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Haverhill, following her long illness. She was born in New Brunswick, the adopted daughter of the late Harry M. and Grace M. (Scribner) Monaghan. She came to Essex in 1951 making her home on Bothway Farm, Essex, married, then making her home on Apple Street. For several years she worked in the Essex Post Office as both a clerk and doing door-to-door delivery. For many years she also worked as a waitress at Skipper’s Galley in Essex. Beatrice later lived on Burnham Court, Amesbury, Rowley, and most…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Mrs. Virginia “Vi…

    Gloucester – Mrs. Virginia “Vinnie” (Testaverde) Lepera, 74, of Gloucester, passed away suddenly, surrounded by family on the evening of Friday, April 6, 2018. She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Lepera, formerly of Cambridge, Mass. Vinnie was born on September 10, 1943, in Gloucester. She is the daughter of the late Peter J. and Jennie (Susanno) Testaverde. Vinnie grew up in Gloucester, and graduated from Gloucester High School, class of 1962. Vinnie was an amazing cook and was truly happiest making a big dinner of pasta and meatballs, or her legendary eggplant parmigiana, and sharing it with her family, then settling in to watch old movies, or…

  • Gloucester

    Beverly, MA – Gary E. Ercolani…

    Beverly, MA – Gary E. Ercolani of Blueberry Hill Nursing Home, Beverly, Mass., formerly of Gloucester, Mass., passed away peacefully at Beverly Hospital on April 5, 2018. Gary was born in Gloucester in November, 1954, and lived in Gloucester for most of his life. He graduated from Gloucester High School in 1973, and attended Johnson & Wales University, College of Culinary Arts. Gary was a cook at Lobsta Land in Gloucester for many years. In his youth, Gary had a love of photography. He was an avid coin collector and assembled many coin collections. Gary was a member of the Amvets Post 32 of Gloucester for many years. He is…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester, MA – Manuel D. “Do…

    Gloucester, MA – Manuel D. “Don” Sears, 85, of Gloucester, passed away at his home on Monday, April 9, 2018. Born in Gloucester on July 28, 1932, he was the son of the late Manuel and Natalie (Silva) Sears. Don was a graduate of Gloucester High School and later served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. After the war, he began his life work as a carpenter initially for Frank Sawyer and later for many years with Mike Feldman, Jeff Lopes and Jack Costanzo. Don was also a lifelong member of the Capt. Lester S. Wass Post 3, Gloucester American Legion. He is survived by his cousins, Ralph…

  • Newburyport

    Amesbury, MA …

    Amesbury, MA – Donna (Martin) Constantine, age 74, of Amesbury, died April 7, 2018, at Merrimack Valley Health Center in Amesbury. She is the beloved wife of 51 years to Robert E. Constantine. Born in Somerville, on October 22, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and the late Loretta (Millerick) Martin, and was a graduate of Somerville High School. For many years Donna was a bus driver for the Amesbury School System. She was a wonderful, attentive and caring mother and grandmother to her own family as well as to others and, with her love of animals, was equally as caring. Donna will continue to live on…

  • Newburyport

    Amesbury, MA – Vito T. Augusta…

    Amesbury, MA – Vito T. Augusta, 73, of Amesbury, Mass., and formerly of Salem, N.H., left this earth on April 9, 2018. Vito was born on April 28, 1944, to Anna (Conte) Augusta and Gaetano Augusta. He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Joan (Constantineau) Augusta; his daughter and son-in-law Nicole and Bruce Page of Newburyport; and his beloved granddaughters Madeline and Faith Page with whom he loved to spend time. The grandchildren affectionately referred to him as “Nanu.”  Vito graduated from Central Catholic High School, and also from New Hampshire College. Vito honorably served in the U.S. Army, and later operated Insurance Solutions in Plaistow, N.H.,…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Janice E. Dunn, of P…

    Peabody – Janice E. Dunn, of Peabody, formerly of Beverly, died on April 7, 2018, at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Danvers. She was the wife of the late James F. Field and Robert J. Dunn. Born in Beverly in 1930, she was the daughter of the late John A. Duran and Catherine Collins of Beverly. She grew up in Beverly and graduated from Beverly High School, class of 1948, and attended Endicott College. She enjoyed traveling and had been to places like Hawaii, Fiji, and Egypt. She loved going to yard sales, shopping for a bargain, and spending time with the family. She is survived by her son James…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Barbara A. (O’Connel…

    Peabody – Barbara A. (O’Connell) FitzGerald, 89, beloved wife of James FitzGerald of Peabody, died peacefully on Saturday April 7, 2018, at the Continuing Care at Brooksby Village in Peabody, following an extended illness, while in the comforting presence of her family. Born in Medford, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (McGrath) O’Connell. She grew up in Medford, and graduated from St. Clements High School in Somerville. Barbara later graduated from Katherine Gibbs School. She lived in Concord many years before moving to Peabody five years ago. Mrs. Fitzgerald worked as a secretary the Corn Products, until leaving to raise a family. Barbara was a woman…

  • Salem

    Marblehead – Michael J. Gangi,…

    Marblehead – Michael J. Gangi, 79, of Marblehead, Mass., passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at the Mass General Hospital in Boston. Born in Lynn on May 23, 1938, Michael was the son of Michael Gangi and Josephine (Vitale) Gangi. He graduated in 1955 from St. Mary’s High School in Lynn, and went on to attend Boston College. Michael is survived by his three children, Christopher Gangi and his wife, Tracy of Middleton, Bethany Moriarty of Southport, Conn., and Craig Gangi and his partner Angelo Rivera of Los Angeles, Calif.; his five grandchildren, Geena, Toni and Daniel Gangi and Grace and Liam Moriarty. Burial will be private. Please…

  • Salem

    Beverly, MA – Margaret Rita Mu…

    Beverly, MA – Margaret Rita Mullane, of Beverly, formerly of Everett, passed away on April 8. Margaret was daughter of the late James and Esther Mullane, and was formerly the wife of the late Vincent Hawes; and mother of their daughters, Sheila Hawes of Beverly, Margaret Hawes Sheehan of Northbridge, and Lesley Hawes Fucci of Framingham. She was mother-in-law to Michael Sheehan and Robert Fucci; and grandmother to Megan Sheehan Calderon, Roberto Calderon and Alexa Rose Fucci. She was the only sister to Esther O’Brien of Everett, and aunt of her sons William O’Brien of Melrose, Mass., and James O’Brien of Arlington, Mass., and their families. She lived a long…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Mrs. Marilyn A. Jord…

    Peabody – Mrs. Marilyn A. Jordan, 81, of Peabody, beloved wife of Frederick A. Jordan Sr., died Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Camille (Pepe) Celia. She was raised and educated in East Boston and was a graduate of East Boston Girls Latin High School. A loving wife, mother and grandmother, being a homemaker and providing a warm and loving home for her family was a job Marilyn treasured. She enjoyed watching her children and grandchildren grow and loved being a part of their lives and was most proud…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Arlene May “G.G.” (L…

    Beverly – Arlene May “G.G.” (Larrabee) Doble, 90, died Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Brookdale of Danvers. She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph Wendall Doble Jr., who died in 2016. Born in Peabody on June 17, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Etta Larrabee. She was raised by her grandparents, Timothy and Mary Larrabee. She and her husband, Ralph were longtime residents of Beverly before moving to Brookdale. Arlene was a graduate of Peabody High School at the age of 17, where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She was employed as a telephone operator for the Bell Telephone Company for several…

  • Wilmington

    Paul Joseph Brady

    Paul Joseph Brady, age 88, of Wilmington, passed away on April 8, 2018. Paul was the beloved husband of the late Teresa Marie (Murphy) Brady, devoted father of Mary Ellen Hayes & her husband John of Walpole and Paul J. Brady, Jr. of Derry, NH. Loving “Pa” of Matthew Brady, Elizabeth Hayes and Sean Brady. Cherished son of the late William J. and Mary (Ward) Brady, dear brother of Mary Brady and Ann Brady both of Medford and the late John Brady, Kay Lee, William Brady, Francis Brady, Bernard Brady, Helen Brady and Ruth Woods; brother-in-law of Gertrude O’Handley. Paul is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and…

  • Vineyard Haven

    Malcolm W. Reed Jr.

    Malcolm W. Reed Jr., 86, died on Monday morning, April 9, 2018, at his home in Edgartown. He was the husband Deborah (McCormick) Reed. His memorial service will be held at a later date, and a complete obituary will appear in another edition of this paper.   The post Malcolm W. Reed Jr. appeared first on The Martha’s Vineyard Times.

  • Brockton

    Antonia D. Saraiva 4/7/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA

    Antonia D. (Coito) Saraiva age 98 of Brockton, died peacefully Saturday April 7, 2018 at the home of her daughter Betty after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Michael Saraiva. Antonia was born and educated in Gouveia, Portugal a daughter of the late Thomas and Lucy Coito. When she was 14 years old she came to the United States and lived most of her life in Brockton. She was a stay at home mother who was devoted to the care of her home and family. Previously, Antonia worked as a stitcher in the leather trade at C.V. Rubin Shoes in Campello and other establishments in the…

  • Brookline

    Jeanne M. Gilmore 4/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA / Brookline,MA

    Jeanne M. (Collette) Gilmore, age 96, a lifelong resident of Brockton, died Thursday, April 5, 2018 at West Acres Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late William P. Gilmore. Jeanne was born and raised in Brockton a daughter of the late Arthur J. and Exzina (Duclos) Collette. She was a graduate of Brockton High School class of 1939 after which she attended classes at Brockton Evening School in 1948. Jeanne’s career began at the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance where she worked as a secretary and in later years she worked at several local pharmacies, including Hassan’s Pharmacy on Main Street. Jeanne was…

  • Lawrence

    Kenneth H. Chadwick

    Bradford, MA – Kenneth H. Chadwick, 88, of Bradford, Mass., died at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at the farm in Sangerville, Maine, losing the long brutal battle against his illness. He was born on August 11, 1930, to Everett and Barbara…

  • Lawrence

    Mark P. Kearney

    Windham, NH – Mark P. Kearney, 50, of Windham, N.H., died peacefully at the High Pointe Hospice House, Haverhill, Mass., after a courageous battle with cancer. Mark was born in Revere, Mass. He grew up and was educated in Revere and Everett,…

  • Lawrence

    Edward J. Kissell, Sr.

    Bedford, NH – Edward J. Kissell Sr., 88, of Bedford, N.H., died April 7, 2018, after of period of failing health. Born in Nashua, N.H., on September 29, 1929, he was the youngest of eight children of Adolph and Tekla (Luzcyska) Kissell. He resided…

  • Spencer

    Hazel M. (Rutherford) Gaucher 4/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Spencer,MA

    SPENCER: Hazel M. (Rutherford) Gaucher, 89 of 15 Smithville Rd., passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, April 5, surrounded by family and friends. She fought a long courageous battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She will be reunited with her loving husband and soul mate of 59 years, Emile R. “Slug” Gaucher who died in 2012. She leaves her son John Gaucher and his partner Denise Messier and her daughter Barbara Gaucher (who was her caregiver for 6 years) and her partner Donna Gamache all of Spencer, her grandchildren Jeremy Gaucher of New Orleans and Justin Dumas of E.Brookfield, her sister Janet Evans of Spencer, nieces and nephews. She is predeceased…

  • Springfield

    Mary M. Jenkins

    Mary M. Jenkins Send Flowers January 12, 1935 – April 03, 2018 Mary Magdalene (Westbrook) Jenkins, 83 of Springfield, MA, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, View full obituary

  • Vineyard Haven

    Janice Duart

    Janice Duart of Oak Bluffs died on Saturday evening, April 7, 2018 at the Mass General Hospital in Boston. She was 71. She was predeceased by her husband, Anthony Robert (Bob) Duart, Sr. in October of 2009. She is survived by her children, Gordon G. Ponte (Lisa), Kenneth Wayne Ponte (Erica) and Janet L. Ponte. A graveside service for the burial of her cremains will be held on Saturday, April 28, in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Vineyard Avenue, Oak Bluffs at 2 pm.Donations in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, Phone Number: 1-800-227-2345 or www.cancer.org. Arrangements are under the…

  • Cape Cod

    Laurent B. “Larry” Ethier

    EAST FALMOUTH, MA – Laurent B. “Larry” Ethier, 84, of East Falmouth, MA and formerly of Woonsocket and Smithfield, RI. died April 2, 2018.Funeral services will be held at a later date and will be published when finalized. Arrangements are in care of the Menard-Lacouture Funeral Home, 127 Carrington Ave. Woonsocket.www.menardfuneralhome.com 

  • Cape Cod

    William (Bill) Joseph O’Leary

    DENNIS – William (Bill) Joseph O’Leary, Jr., 77, went peacefully to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.A Requiem Mass will be held at 10 am on Friday, April 13th at Old St. Mary’s Help of Christians Church at 203 Park Avenue SE, Aiken.A Visitation is planned for Thursday, April 12 from 4-6PM at the George Funeral Home, 211 Park Ave SW, Aiken.A Memorial Service will be held at a later date at Our Lady of the Cape Catholic Church in […]

  • Cape Cod

    Helen E. Weinman Konigsburg

    CENTERVILLE – Helen E. Weinman Konigsburg of Centerville, MA, died peacefully in her sleep on March 26, 2018. She is predeceased by her husband David P. Konigsburg and her parents Samuel Weinman and Sylvia (Sellinger) Weinman.She was born on September 9, 1948 in Hartsdale, NY, one of three children. Her brothers are Herbert M. and Lawrence Weinman. She loved her nieces and nephew Stephen, Suzanne, Virginia, Daryl, Naomi (deceased) and Shara. She took great pride and joy when they had […]

  • Cape Cod

    Eugene Smargon

    MASHPEE – Smargon, Eugene of Mashpee, formerly of Sharon, passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 78 years of age. Devoted son of the late Samuel & Ida (Udelson) Smargon. Beloved husband of 58 years to Nancy (Serser) Smargon. Loving father of Michael Smargon & wife Rosanne of Mansfield and Derry, NH, David Smargon & wife Loretta of CA, Steven Smargon & wife Carla of Mansfield and Samuel Smargon & wife Magdelana of CA. Cherished grandfather of Nicholas, Abby, Mary, […]

  • Cape Cod

    Thomas E. “Ted” Doherty

    NATICK – Doherty, Thomas E. “Ted” Of Natick, April 5, 2018. Beloved husband of Ruth (Ingegneri) Doherty. Devoted father of Jennifer A. Davis of Albuquerque, NM. Grandfather of Joel Thomas Davis. Son of Robert E. Doherty of Hopkinton and Mae L. (Perry) Doherty of Sandwich. Brother of Colleen Gallagher of Millis, MA, John Doherty of Colchester, VT, Kerry Humphrey of New Boston, NH, Erin Brooks of Sandwich, MA, and the late Robert A. Doherty.Ted has worked in the IT industry for over 20 […]

  • Fall River

    Roland T. M. Pratt 4/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    FALL RIVER… Roland T.M. Pratt, 64, of Fall River passed away, Thursday, April 5, 2018 at St. Anne’s Hospital. He was born in Fall River a son of the late Armand and Lucille Pratt and had been a lifelong resident of this city. He was a baker with Nissen Bread in Fall River. Roland enjoyed spending time with friends and family, especially his grandchildren. Survivors include a son Jason Pratt of Fall River, 2 daughters: Tanya Novo of Fall River and Jennifer Pratt of Rhode Island, 4 brothers: Armand Pratt, Roger Pratt, Normand Pratt, and Raymond Pratt , 4 sisters: Lucille Farmer, Claudette Tobol, Paulette Proulx his twin sister Doris…

  • Holbrook

    NORMAN P. BREAULT 3/29/2018 12:00:00 AM Holbrook,MA

    Norman Paul Breault, of Big Canoe, GA, passed away on March 29, 2018, at the Brookdale Assisted Living in Canton, GA. He was 89 years of age. Born on August 15, 1928 in Boston, MA and raised in Holbrook, MA, he was the son of the late Henry and Ann Breault. At the age of 17, he left high school and joined the United States Marine Corps. His distinguished career includes service during WWII and the Korean War. Most notable is his duty with the 1st Marine Division during the execution of extremely hazardous operations at Inchon Landing and the Chosin Reservoir. He was awarded a Commendation Medal with Valor…

  • Kingston

    Richard J. Morgan 4/7/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA / Rockland,MA / Kingston,MA / Fall River,MA

    Richard J. Morgan age 86 of Brockton, died Saturday April 7, 2018 at Signature Healthcare/ Brockton Hospital. He was the husband of the late June (Donahue) Morgan. Richard was born in Brooklyn, NY a son of the late John and Ann (Bogart) Morgan and was raised on Long Island. Since 1966 he had been a resident of Brockton and a congregant of Christ the King Church. Following his high school graduation, Richard enlisted in the US Navy and served during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He served from 1951-1971. He was stationed on the USS Wasp, circling the world three times. In 1996, Richard retired as senior clerk at the…