• New Bedford

    Shirley V. Nanopoulos, 90

    NEW BEDFORD — Shirley V. (Sylvia) Nanopoulos, 90, of New Bedford, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Sippican Healthcare Center. She was the wife of the late Alexander G. Nanopoulos.Born in Fairhaven, the daughter of the late Antone T. Sylvia and Doris (Davis) Flora, she lived in New Bedford for most of her life.Mrs. Nanopoulos was formerly employed as a waitress at Fay’s Knotty Pine for 22 years.She is survived by her daughter, Shirley G. Stergiou, of […]

  • New Bedford

    Dorothy A. Froias, 84

    DARTMOUTH — Dorothy A. (Rebello) Froias, 84, of Dartmouth, died Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Our Lady’s Haven following a brief illness. She was the wife of Arthur Froias with whom she shared nearly 61 years of marriage and daughter of the late John and Palmeda (Fontes) Rebello.Born in East Taunton, she resided in New Bedford from 1957-1965 before moving to Dartmouth.Mrs. Froias was a parishioner of St. Mary Church in So. Dartmouth.She was employed as a solderer at […]

  • New Bedford

    Therese Z. Tetreault, 91

    NEW BEDFORD — Therese Z. (Vanasse) Tetreault, 91, of New Bedford passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Sacred Heart Home. She was the wife of Jean Paul Tetreault; they had been married for 64 years.Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Ovila and Leontine (Gadoury) Vanasse, she lived in this area all of her life.She was a communicant of St. Joseph-St. Therese Church. Mrs. Tetreault was formerly employed by the New Bedford-Acushnet Cooperative Bank. […]

  • New Bedford

    James P. Bardsley, 45

    MATTAPOISETT — James P. Bardsley, age 45, of N. Smithfield and Mattapoisett, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 6, 2018, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was the husband of Lisa A. Gray with whom he shared 15 years of marriage.Born in New Bedford, he was the son of Frank T. and Carol A. (Emond) Bardsley, of Dartmouth.James was a graduate of Old Rochester Regional High School in Mattapoisett, received a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from U- […]

  • New Bedford

    Charles K. Austin, 73

    DARTMOUTH — Charles K. Austin, age 73, of South Dartmouth, died peacefully at home Tuesday morning with his beloved wife Linda by his side.Charles (or Charlie as he was called by friends and family) was born on November 22, 1944, in Worcester, Massachusetts, and spent his childhood in Ayer. Charlie and Linda raised their family in Lexington before settling in Padanaram Village (South Dartmouth) in 1999.The youngest of four, Charlie was the son of Charles B. and Marion […]

  • New Bedford

    Rosalinda Almeida, 97

    NEW BEDFORD — Rosalinda “Linda” Almeida, 97, of New Bedford passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at the Sacred Heart Home. She was the daughter of the late John F. and Mary P. (Cordeiro) Almeida. She was born in Newport, RI, and had lived in New Bedford most of her life.She was a communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church. Linda was formerly employed by Isotronics as a drill press operator and at Alden Corrugated as an assembler until her retirement. She was […]

  • Andover

    Andover – James Dahlgren Hamil…

    Andover – James Dahlgren Hamilton, 92, of Andover, and The Narrows, Islesboro, Maine, died at his home on April 8, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Winchester, MA, the son of the late James Scott Hamilton and Gunhilde Helena (Dahlgren) Hamilton, he grew up in Winthrop. After graduating from Winthrop High School, Mr. Hamilton attended the Massachusetts Maritime Academy and graduated as a Deck Officer in the Merchant Marine and an Ensign in the Navy. He accepted a commission in the Merchant Marine Service during World War II, and sailed aboard the Liberty Ship the SS Abbot L. Mills in the North Atlantic and Mediterranean Theaters, traveling as…

  • Andover

    Kensington Park, MD formerly o…

    Kensington Park, MD formerly of Andover – William F. “Bill” Canavan, 88, passed away, April 2, in Maryland. Bill was born in Connerton, Pennsylvania, on December 24, 1929, son of the late William John and Clara (Kirwan) Canavan. Bill wed the late Genevieve (Jean Ann) Cavanaugh on April 19, 1952. Bill is survived by his son, Kevin J. Canavan and his wife, Sheila (Cash); son Patrick J. Canavan and his husband; daughter, Jeane Marie Kuntz and her husband, Michael Kuntz; son Michael G. Canavan and his wife, Ann Hamel; daughter Kathleen C. Denny and her husband, Hugh Denny; his son, James E. Canavan and his wife, Anita Hebert; and his…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester, MA – Jack Scandali…

    Gloucester, MA – Jack Scandalito, 83, husband of Mary (Kelly) Scandalito passed away peacefully in his home Monday evening. Born on April 14, 1934 in Gloucester, he was the son of the late Salvatore and Jennie (Ciaramitaro) Scandalito. At an early age Jack discovered his love for fishing and the ocean. If he was not at home, you could find him hanging around the wharf, where the fisherman came to know and love him. Along with the many stories he had of the old fishing days in Gloucester, he liked to reminisce about his childhood growing up on Beach Court and Pavilion beach. Jack’s livelihood was spent on the sea,…

  • Haverhill

    Merrimack, NH – Formally of Ha…

    Merrimack, NH – Formally of Haverhill, Massachusetts – Ruth L. (Bacigalupo) Stewart,92, passed away March 18, 2018 peacefully in Merrimack, NH with two of her daughter’s (Donna Norris and Audrey Grice) by her side. She was born in Haverhill on October 10, 1925 daughter of the late Frederick and Edith (Hayes) Bacigalupo. Educated in the Haverhill School System, Mrs. Stewart was employed at Jacqueline Towers, Beverly. She was previously a member of Severn Baptist Church in Severn, Md. She was always the life of the party with her laughter and jokes when all the family got together. She loved being surrounded by her family and loved ones. She loved traveling…

  • Haverhill

    Needham – Helen Audibert Stewa…

    Needham – Helen Audibert Stewart of Needham, and formerly of Haverhill, passed peacefully on March 13, 2018, the age of 88 years. She was born in Haverhill, youngest daughter of George and Anna, was a graduate of Haverhill High School, and the spent the earlier years of her life raising her five children. Later on, she worked in Haverhill as a secretary at the Fox School, and then at Industrial Rubber and Plastics. When she moved to Needham in 1991, she worked at Salamone Toyota for many years. Helen was proud of being the daughter of Polish immigrants, her Polish heritage, and growing up in Haverhill’s Mt. Washington neighborhood, but…

  • Newburyport

    Lake Worth, Florida – Ralph Wi…

    Lake Worth, Florida – Ralph William Platine was born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, the beloved son of Elizabeth E. (Wood) Platine and the late Norman W. Platine. Ralph had a nomadic childhood. He attended High School in New Delhi, India, and graduated as Valedictorian of his Senior class in Huntington, West Virginia. His four years at George Washington University included a year abroad at the American University of Paris. He continued his education at New York University Law School where he received his degree in law. Ralph was an insatiable world traveler and adventurer. His passions ran the gamut from art and music to sports and politics. Ralph passed away…

  • Newburyport

    Lakeland, Florida – James Pete…

    Lakeland, Florida – James Peter Doonan Jr. 57, of Lakeland, Fla., passed away on March 26th, 2018. Jay didn’t want a sorrowful service; Have a Coors Light and toast to his memory. Jay was born in Oakland, Calif. on April 16th, 1960. He graduated from Triton High School and Assumption College. He played tennis in high school and football in college. He spent the bulk of his working career at the IRS where he was employed for over 20 years. Jay leaves two children, James Peter (Jayson) Doonan III and his wife Shannon of Rochester NH and Dr. Bently Doonan and his wife Ryan of Gainesville Florida; Jay also leaves one grandson, Mack Williams Doonan also of Gainesville…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Virginia R. Holden-N…

    Peabody – Virginia R. Holden-Norberg, 82, of Peabody, passed away at the Kaplan Family Hospice House on Sunday, April 8, 2018 with her loving family at her side. Virginia was born in Peabody on November 4, 1935, daughter of Arthur E. and Helen (Maguire) Holden. Raised and educated in Peabody she received her BASW Degree from UNH. Virginia spent several years in Miami FL a city that she loved the most, she pursued her education and received her MSW Master’s from Barry University. The degree allowed her to pursue a late in life career and devotion to Hospice with Hope Hospice of south Florida and then Beacon and Allegiant Hospice…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Deacon Carlos Simon …

    Peabody – Deacon Carlos Simon Valentin, 40, of Lynn, formerly of Peabody, permanent Deacon of St. John the Baptist Church in Peabody, passed away unexpectedly Monday, April 9, 2018 at Salem Hospital surrounded by his loving family and in the presence of the Lord. Born in Lancaster, Pa, he was the son of the late Jose Juan Valentin and Eunice Cintron. He was raised and educated in Arroyo, Puerto Rico and earned his college degree in Engineering. He was ordained a permanent deacon on September 20th, 2014 and served the Parishes of St. John the Baptist and St. Thomas the Apostle in Peabody/Salem. He and his wife were dedicated to…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Phoebe Pickering Lor…

    Danvers – Phoebe Pickering Lord, 95, died March, 24, 2018, at the Halcyon House in Methuen, where she had been lovingly cared for several years. She was the loving wife of the late Allan W. “Bud” Lord, with whom she shared sixty years of marriage. Born in Danvers on March 3, 1923, she was the daughter of William and Grace (Norton) Pickering. She was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Holten High School. Phoebe was employed for 30 years as a Kindergarten teacher, both at the Maple Street Church and the Danvers YMCA. She later worked for several years as a communications operator at General Electric…

  • Salem

    Salem, MA – Robert F. Cummings…

    Salem, MA – Robert F. Cummings (81) of Salem passed away with his loved ones by his side on Sunday April 8, 2018. Robert will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Robert was born and raised in Salem by his parents James and Margaret Cummings. Robert graduated from St. John’s Prep where he went onto attend Boston College and got his masters at Babson College. After graduation, he went onto become a certified public account while also joining the National Guard to serve his country domestically. Outside of his work, he met the love of his life Patricia where they shared their life together for many years. He…

  • Salem

    Salem, MA – It is with great s…

    Salem, MA – It is with great sadness that the family of Carol Ann Veader (Klinot) announces her passing after a brief illness on April 8, 2018 in Salem, Massachusetts at the age of 78. Carol is survived by her sister, Judith Veinot; by her sons, Rene Vibert, Anthony Vibert and Joseph Veader; and daughters, Sherri Mitton and Lisa Vibert. Also survived by her niece, Dianne Chase and family. Carol will be forever remembered by her numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, extended family and dear friends. Carol was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Chester Klinot and Leona Lillian (Stevens) Klinot; and by her sister, Jean McManus. Carol was born…

  • Salem

    Medford – Beloved wife of the …

    Medford – Beloved wife of the late John ‘Jack’ Morrissey. Devoted mother of Krista Buonanduci, Jay and Stephen Richardson. Loving grandmother of Sophia and Samuel. Dear sister of Louise Shotwell and the late Paul Frongillo. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. A prayer service will be celebrated in the Dello Russo Funeral Home, 306 Main St., Medford, on Friday, April 13th at 11:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend and may visit with the family from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Services will conclude with burial at Annunciation Cemetery, Danvers. To leave a message of condolence please visit www.dellorusso.net; Dello Russo Family Funeral…

  • Salem

    Rochester, NH – George Kotsiro…

    Rochester, NH – George Kotsiroplos, 89, of Rochester, NH, died peacefully on Sunday Apr. 8, 2018 at Frisbie Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 11, 1929 in Peabody, MA the son of Charles and Maria (Economopoulos) Kotsiroplos. He graduated from Peabody High School in Peabody. He also attended Franklin Institute. He had been employed as a Quality Control Manager by Vulcan Electric of Kezar Falls, Maine for over 50 years. He was a member of the Army National Guard as a young adult. He was an avid camper who enjoyed vacations and weekends with his family at Dolly Copp campground in the White Mountains of New…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Mrs. Norma D. (Scott…

    Beverly – Mrs. Norma D. (Scott) Costa, 91, of Beverly, beloved wife of the late Frank Costa Sr., with whom she shared 71 years of marriage, died Saturday, April 7, 2018 at High Pointe House in Haverhill surrounded by her loving family. Born in Ipswich, she was the daughter of the late William and Marion (Phillips) Scott. She was raised and educated in Ipswich and attended Ipswich schools. A kind and caring woman, Norma had been employed as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Beverly Hospital, Blueberry Hill and Ledgewood Nursing home for over 30 years, where she was devoted to the care of patients. The devotion and care she showed…

  • Foxboro

    Raymond F. Buck

    Raymond F. Buck, 81, passed away April 6, 2018 at the Maples Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Wrentham. He was the son of the late Lawrence A. and Gladys H. (Phillips) Buck.

  • New Bedford

    Dorothy M. Donahue, 79

     WAREHAM —  Dorothy M. Donahue, 79, died Sunday, April 8, 2018 at The Tremont Healthcare Center in Wareham. She was the wife of Edward J. Donahue, Jr. Born in Waltham, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Lopes) Defina. Mrs. Donahue graduated from Waltham High School and the Katherine Gibbs School in Boston. She worked as a secretary for Hewlett Packard in Waltham, and as administrative assistant for The Andover Companies. She retired in 2001 and […]

  • New Bedford

    Julia A. Vigeant, 77

     NEW BEDFORD — Julia A. (Griffith) Vigeant, 77, of New Bedford passed away Monday, April 9, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was the wife of Raymond A. Vigeant; they would have celebrated 55 years of marriage later this month.Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Patrick W. and Anne (Martin) Griffith, she resided in Arlington for many years before returning to New Bedford in 2007.Julia was […]

  • New Bedford

    Stanislaw E. Pietkiewicz, 92

     MIDDLEBURY, VT — Stanislaw E. Pietkiewicz, 92, attended by his wife, passed away peacefully at home, on April 6, 2018 after a short illness. Son of Edward and Katarzyna (Lakawa) Pietkiewicz, he grew up in New Bedford, MA.He was in the Merchant Marines during WWII, was a commercial fisherman, then worked for many years at Continental Screw Co. and Morse Twist Drill. After attaining his teaching credentials, he ended his working years as a devoted teacher at New […]

  • New Bedford

    Winifred T. Carter, 93

    NEW BEDFORD — Winifred T. (Francis) Carter, 93, of New Bedford passed away at the New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home on April 9, 2018. Winnie was the wife of the late William J. Carter, Jr., to whom she was married for 68 years.Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late William and Mary A. (Murphy) Francis, she resided in Mattapoisett and Fairhaven for the past 30 years.Winnie attended Holy Family High School and married shortly after graduation. She […]

  • New Bedford

    Barbara A. Johnson,82

    DARTMOUTH — Barbara Ann Johnson (Barb or Barbie but never Babs), age 82, passed away Sunday, April 8th, 2018 at Brandon Woods Nursing Home in Dartmouth. Born on November 13th, 1935 in New Bedford, MA, to parents Florence Irwin and Carl Mattsson. She spent her life in Dartmouth, Massachusetts where she married the late Erik B. Johnson.She graduated from Dartmouth High School in 1953 and worked as a Switchboard Operator/Secretary at Rodney Metals/Teledyne.She is survived […]

  • New Bedford

    Helen I. Ransbottom, 90

    NEW BEDFORD — Helen I. (Osuch) Ransbottom, 90, of New Bedford passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton.Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Albert W. and Josepha (Wegiel) Osuch, she lived most of her life in the city where she worked at Greater New Bedford Regional Technical Vocational High School stating as a teacher in 1966 and retiring as a Supervisor from 1977 until her retirement at age 64.Helen was a graduate of New […]

  • New Bedford

    Marcus H. Ashley Jr., 101

    FREETOWN — Marcus H. Ashley Jr., age 101, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 7, after a brief illness. He was predeceased by Mae S. Ashley, his wife. They had been married for 77 years. Born in Acushnet, Marcus was the first of four children of Marcus H. Ashley and Anna B. Ashley. He graduated from New Bedford Vocational School in 1936 after studying carpentry and electrical. After graduation he began doing carpentry by building houses, later, he also got a plumber’s […]

  • Fall River

    Diamantina Rebelo 4/9/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    FALL RIVER – Diamantina (Couto) Rebelo, age 84 of Fall River, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018 at St. Anne’s Hospital with her loving family by her side. Born in Fajã de Baixo, São Miguel, Açores, she was the daughter of the late Jose & Isabel (De Freitas) Do Couto and the beloved wife of the late Manuel M. Rebelo. Prior to retiring, Diamantina worked for 15 years as a Crill Hand Operator at Joan Fabrics. She was also a parishioner of St. Michael’s Church. Survivors include her children: Jose M. Rebelo & Durval C. Rebelo both of Swansea, Rosa Maria Dos Santos of Brazil, and Elena Rebelo of…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Richard Garnet Gamester II

      Richard Garnet Gamester II April 12, 1936 – April 5, 2018 Richard Garnet Gamester II, age 81 and longtime resident of Westford passed away peacefully on Thursday April 5, 2018 at the High Pointe Hospice House. He was the husband of the late Marciana (Stayman) Gamester. Born in Cambridge on April 12, 1936 he was the son of the late Chester and Norine (Smith) Gamester. Richard enlisted with the United States Marines and was honorably discharged in 1961. He married and soon settled in Wes…

  • Lawrence

    Amanda N. “Kiki” Herrmann

    Haverhill, MA – Passed away April 5, 2018. Beloved daughter of Leonard and Deborah (Langone) Herrmann of Haverhill. Devoted sister of Alicia Farrell and husband Shawn of Haverhill. Loving aunt of Lenny, Tommy and Maddy Farrell all of Haverhill….

  • Lawrence

    Romaine G. “Roy” Giarrusso

    North Andover – Romaine G. “Roy” Giarrusso, of North Andover, passed away April 5, 2018, at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen. She was born in Lawrence on April 3, 1924, and was the daughter of Italian immigrants, Antonio and Angelina…

  • Lawrence

    Mr. James Dahlgren Hamilton

    Andover – James Dahlgren Hamilton, 92, of Andover, and The Narrows, Islesboro, Maine, died at his home on April 8, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Winchester, MA, the son of the late James Scott Hamilton and Gunhilde Helena…

  • Lawrence

    Georgette M. Vaillancourt

    Salem, NH – Georgette Vaillancourt of Salem, N.H., died on Sunday, April 8, at Halcyon House. She was the beloved wife of Russell G. Vaillancourt, sharing over 58 years of marriage. Georgette was born on November 3, 1940, to the late Corrine and…

  • Lawrence

    George McGeoch

    Memphis, TN – George Philip (Phil) McGeoch, 90, went to be with his Lord on Friday, April 6, 2018, surrounded by his family at his home in Memphis, Tennessee. Phil was born on October 1, 1927, in Lawrence Massachusetts. He graduated from Lawrence…

  • Lawrence

    Elizabeth A. (Curran) Cuddy

    Lawrence, Massachusetts – Surrounded by her loving family, Elizabeth A. (Curran) Cuddy, 77, passed away at Lawrence General Hospital on April 7, 2018, after a long, courageous battle with breast cancer. She was born August 23, 1940, in Lawrence,…

  • Lawrence

    Joseph Sangermano

    Andover – Joseph C. Sangermano, 95, of Andover passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Born in Lawrence, he was the son of the late John and Saveria (Romano) Sangermano. Mr. Sangermano was raised in Lawrence, and was a graduate of Lawrence High…

  • Lawrence

    Sebastiano Ruggieri

    Gloucester Formerly of Lawrence – Sebastiano Ruggieri, 84, of Gloucester, formerly of Lawrence, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018, at the Seacoast Nursing Center in Gloucester. Born in Italy, he was the son of the late Antonino and Elena…