• New Bedford

    Edward F. Taylor, 74

    ROCHESTER — Edward F. Taylor, 74, of Rochester, died April 14, 2018 in Care One at New Bedford after an illness. He was the husband of Helen A. (Pina) Taylor and the son of the late Frances (Taylor) Anderson.He was born in Brockton and lived in Onset before moving to Rochester.Mr. Taylor worked as a maintenance man for the McIntire family for many years before retiring.Survivors include his wife, Helen A. (Pina) Taylor; 2 sons, John Taylor of Acushnet and Aaron […]

  • New Bedford

    Marie C. Martins, 82

    NEW BEDFORD — Marie C. (DeAndrade) Martins, 82, of New Bedford passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at Charlton Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late John and Minnie (Dandan) DeAndrade, she was raised in Freetown and resided in New Bedford for most of her life.Mrs. Martins was formerly employed by the Acushnet Company until her retirement.She is survived by her husband, Anthony J. Martins; her longtime companion, […]

  • New Bedford

    Sherri L. Diggle, 36

     DIGGLE: of Dartmouth, Monday, April 16, 2018, Sherri Lynn, 36. Daughter of Gordon W. Diggle, Jr. and the late Gale P. (Bennett) Heyes. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, with a service at 7 at Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford. Please visit www.saundersdwyer.com. 

  • New Bedford

    Paul E. Augustine, 55

    AUGUSTINE: of Fall River, April 15, 2018,  Paul E., 55. Calling hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Boyko Memorial Funeral Home, 709 Broadway, Fall River. His funeral will be 9 a.m.  Friday from the funeral home, followed by a Mass at 10 at Good Shepherd Parish, South Main St., Fall River. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. www.BoykoMemorial.com

  • New Bedford

    Fernando L. DeSousa, 84

    NEW BEDFORD — Fernando L. DeSousa, 84, of New Bedford passed away Monday, April 16th, at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Rosa (Lavado) DeSousa and the son of the late Antonio and Rosa DeSousa.Fernando was born in Villa Cortez da Serra, Portugal and has lived in New Bedford since 1961. Fernando was an automotive mechanic and worked many years at Sharky’s Tire Company. He enjoyed time with his family and friends and summer time walks on the beach. […]

  • New Bedford

    William Medeiros, 87

     DARTMOUTH — William Medeiros, 87, of So. Dartmouth died Sunday, April 8, 2018 at his daughter’s home following a brief illness. He was the son of the late Frank and Mary (Trinidad) Medeiros. Born and raised in New Bedford, Mr. Medeiros resided in Dartmouth and was a communicant of St. Mary Church in So. Dartmouth.He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict attaining the rank of Airman, First Class. His decorations include the Good Conduct Medal and the […]

  • New Bedford

    Richard J. Medeiros, 83

     WESTPORT — Richard J. Medeiros, 83, of Westport, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Nancy L. (DeMello) Medeiros.Mr. Medeiros was born in Fall River, son of the late Joseph and Maria (Vieira) Medeiros and had been a longtime resident of Westport. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a truck driver for KRR Construction Co. in Assonet. For many years he was a member of Summit Grove Holy Ghost in Dartmouth. He […]

  • New Bedford

    Florence V. Marshall, 101

    NEW BEDFORD — Florence V. (Vieira) Marshall, 101, of New Bedford, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, April 15, 2018 after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Paul E. Marshall.Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Manuel G. Vieira, Jr. and Mary (Hale) Vieira, she lived in New Bedford all of her life. She was a graduate of New Bedford High School.She was a communicant of St. Lawrence Church.Mrs. Marshall was formerly employed by […]

  • New Bedford

    Dr. William J. Quinlan, 85

     NORTH PALM BEACH, FL — Dr. William J. Quinlan, 85 of North Palm Beach, Florida formerly of Mattapoisett, passed away at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center in Florida on April 11, 2018.Born in New Bedford, the son of the late William J. and Kathryn (Dorgan) Quinlan, he was a standout baseball/basketball player at Holy Family High School. He attended Providence College on a basketball scholarship. He served in the Army Reserves. He obtained his Master’s degree at […]

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester, MA – Janice K. Luf…

    Gloucester, MA – Janice K. Lufkin Shea (Lufa), Gloucester, class of 1963, went on a journey to visit her mom and dad on a high hill with green grass and a view of Gloucester harbor. Janice was the daughter of Henry Lufkin and Naomi Shoares Lufkin, formerly of West Gloucester, and Chebecco Lake in Essex. She leaves her beloved son Hollis L. Shea and his wife Lori Freeman of Rockport and Weare, N.H.; as well as her spouse of 38 years, Michael C. Shea of Rockport, and Port St. Lucie, Fla. Janice lent her talents to the following, Masters and Merrill of Everett, Varian Associates of Gloucester, and for the…

  • Newburyport

    Merrimac – Robert A. Shippee, …

    Merrimac – Robert A. Shippee, 55, of Merrimac, died Saturday evening, April 14, 2018, at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Newburyport, he was the son of Rosalie (Heywood) Goldthwaite and the late Clifford R. Shippee, and was a graduate of Pentucket Regional High School, class of 1982. In addition to his mother, Rosalie, and his beloved stepdad Robert A. Goldthwaite, he leaves behind his two sisters, Rebecca (Goldthwaite) Carlson and husband Michael, and Rachel Goldthwaite; his rambunctious cat Rose; along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and countless dear friends, all of whom will truly miss him. Visiting hours will be held Friday, April…

  • Salem

    Topsfield – Wilma Jean Kenney …

    Topsfield – Wilma Jean Kenney passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Monday, April 16, 2018, at the age of 81. Born in Peabody and raised in Danvers, Wilma was the daughter of the late William Weare Kenney and Esma (Buck) Kenney. She graduated from Holton High, Danvers, Mass., class of 1955. Following graduation, she was employed by the town of Danvers Water Department. Upon moving to California, Wilma worked for Travelers Insurance Company. Moving back to the North Shore, she was employed by and retired from AstraZeneca (Permuthane Stahl USA) in Peabody. Wilma enjoyed trips to Rockport, Mass., Ogunquit, Maine, and northern California. She traveled many…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Charles E. Crawford,…

    Beverly – Charles E. Crawford, 89, beloved husband of Barbara E. (Wilbur) Crawford, died Saturday, April 14, 2018, at the Ledgewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Beverly, Mass. Raised and educated in Augusta, Maine, he was the son of the late Harold E. and Blanche (Watts) Crawford. He received his education in the Augusta School system, and graduated from Dexter High School in Dexter, Maine. Mr. Crawford continued his education and earned a degree from the University of Maine. Mr. Crawford had been employed for many years by the Savings Bank Life Insurance Company at Somerset Bank in Somerville until the time of his retirement. Prior to that he had…

  • Salem

    Salem – Mrs. Ruby Lee (Jones R…

    Salem – Mrs. Ruby Lee (Jones Ridgeway) Hill, 71, of Salem, beloved wife of Albert C. Hill Jr., died peacefully on Friday, April 13, 2018, at Blueberry Hill Nursing Home in Beverly. In addition to her loving husband Albert, with whom she shared 50 years of marriage, Ruby is survived by her sons, Terrence Hill, his wife Gloria Pineda and Albert C. Hill III; her mother, Odis Jones of Butler, Ala.; her sisters, Dorothy (Jones) Anderson of Miss., Gloria (Jones) Jarvis and her husband Leonard of N.C.; her brothers, Willie Jones Jr., and his wife Ernestine of Atlanta, Ga., and Charles Jones of Atlanta; her grandchildren, Kyleigh Hill, Jackson Hill…

  • Wilmington

    Robert W. Marquis

    Robert W. Marquis, fondly known as “Bob” to his family and friends, age 79, a long-time resident of Malden, passed away peacefully on April 16, 2018, at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. Bob was born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, on January 21, 1939; he was the dear son of the late William and Jeannette (Hexel) Marquis and brother of the late Muriel Altamirano. Bob was a wonderful man inside and out; he was quiet and shy but always gave so much of himself to others. Bob was supported as a domestic minister by the Leominster Assembly of God Church and the Community Congregational Church in Billerica. In the last 20 years, Bob,…

  • Beverly

    Charles E. Crawford

    Charles E. Crawford May 24, 1928 – April 14, 2018 Beverly – Charles E. Crawford 89, beloved husband of Barbara E. (Wilbur) Crawford, died Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the … View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Brockton

    Ronald L. (Rocko) MacLean 4/12/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA

    Ronald L. (Rocko) MacLean (70) of Brockton died April 12th in Boston Medical Center. He was born in Boston son of Constance (Sequin) Martin of Brockton and the late Leslie MacLean. Ronald worked in the construction trade. Rocko enjoyed fishing, clam digging, traveling to the ocean and lakes. He also was a member of the Protectors Club. In addition to his mother he is survived by a daughter Corin Cripps of Florida, 2 brothers, Tom MacLean of Florida and Peter MacLean of Brockton, a sister Kim Kateley of Whitman, (brother of the late Donna Correira and Debra MacLean), several nieces and nephews including Joanne Spencer of Brockton and Michelle Jaruse,…

  • Dedham

    Melvin J. (Mel) McGonnigle 4/11/2018 12:00:00 AM Dedham,MA

    McGONNIGLE, Melvin J. (Mel) Passed away peacefully on April 11, 2018 at home with his wife Mary of 52 years (the love of his life) at his bedside in Naples, Florida. Son of the late Melvin and Rita (Kannaly) McGonnigle. Brother of Mary Hehir and her husband Joseph, Kate McMenimon and her recently deceased husband Bob, and the late Patrick McGonnigle. Brother-in-law of Carol Robinson and her husband Roy, and the late Bob Hannam. Also survived by several nieces and nephews especially Michele Robinson and Yvonne Cunio. Mel was a 44 year resident of Dedham, MA and a 30 year property owner in Naples, FL. He graduated from Watertown High…

  • Fall River

    Shawn Cordeiro 4/14/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    FALL RIVER – Shawn Cordeiro, age 28, passed away on April 14, 2018. He was the beloved son of Maria (daPonte) Cordeiro and Jose Cordeiro (wife Debra Hasson). Shawn enjoyed listening to music, singing and dancing, spending time with family and his dog Chico. Along with his parents, he is survived by his sister; Melanie Cordeiro (husband Kevin Furtado), brother; Roger Cordeiro (wife Odilia Cordeiro) nieces; Makayla, Riley, Ava and Lily Cordeiro, nephews; Brayden and Austin Furtado. He also leaves several aunts and uncles and many cousins. His funeral service will take place in the Manuel Rogers & Sons Funeral Home, INC. 1521 N. Main St. Fall River on Friday…

  • Jamaica Plain

    Ruth B. A. Murphy-Rice 4/15/2018 12:00:00 AM Jamaica Plain,MA

    Murphy–Rice, Ruth B.A. of Jamaica Plain April 15, 2018. Beloved mother of Michelle Rice of Dedham and Christina Rice of Dedham. Devoted Nana of Richard Hiltz, Giovanni DeBenedictis and the soon to be Caleb Donovan. Former spouse of Robert Rice of Dedham. Loving sister of Cathy Murphy of Jamaica Plain and John Murphy of Watertown. Also survived by a loving group of friends and extended family. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. West Roxbury on Friday April 20th at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours on Thursday 4pm – 8pm. Relatives and friends respectfully invited.…

  • Lawrence

    Armand J. Franzese

    Andover – Armand J. Franzese, 90, of Andover, Mass., passed away peacefully after a brief illness, surrounded by his loving family, on April 13, 2018. Armand “Eddie,” born in Woburn, Mass., on April 30, 1927, was the son of the late Fortunato…

  • Lawrence

    Edward I. Landy

    Andover – Entered into rest surrounded by his family on April 15, 2018, at the age of 84. Beloved husband of Linda P. (Cohen) Landy. Devoted father of Michael Landy, Greg Landy and Anthony Fryman, Robert and Sarah Cohen, Caryn & Bill Souza and…

  • Lawrence

    Jesus M. Diaz

    Methuen – Jesus M. Diaz, 68, of Methuen, died Saturday at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. Jesus was born in Arroyo, Puerto Rico, on July 31,1949, to the late Roque and Valentina (De Jesus) Diaz. A graduate of InterAmerican University in Puerto…

  • Lawrence

    John J. Glendye

    Salem, NH – John “JG” Glendye, age 66, of Salem, N.H., passed away suddenly on April 13, 2018, at Lawrence General Hospital, surrounded by his family. John grew up on Tower Hill in Lawrence, Mass., and graduated from Lawrence High School in 1970,…

  • Lawrence

    Lucien H. “Lou” Lapierre

    Bradford, MA – Lucien H. Lapierre, 91, of Bradford, passed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side on April 15, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Violet (Roy) Lapierre. Lou was born in Bradford on March 15, 1927, the youngest…

  • Lawrence

    Marilyn Babine

    Middleton, MA – Marilyn (Fender) Babine, of Middleton, Massachusetts, passed quietly after a long struggle. Marilyn was born in Winchester, Massachusetts on June 12,1942, the daughter of the Marie (Davies) Fender and William Fender. A…

  • Lexington

    Kathleen Callahan

    Kathleen Callahan April 14, 2018 Callahan, Kathleen L. (Malloy) of Lexington, April 14, 2018. Wife of John “Jack” Callahan. Mother of James Callahan and his wife Rachel of Londonderry, NH, View full obituary

  • Lexington

    Alan Frohman

    Alan Frohman April 11, 2018 Alan L. Frohman It is with great sadness that the family of Alan Frohman announces his passing after a brief illness, on Wednesday, April 11, View full obituary

  • Malden

    Felix J. “Phil” Longo 4/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Malden,MA

    Felix J. “Phil” Longo passed away on April 16, 2018. He was 86 years old. Phil was a lifelong resident of Malden and a United States Army Veteran during the Korean Conflict. He was a musician for many years and the leader of the band, the C-Notes. Phil was a member of the Italian American Citizens Club and the Irish American Club both of Malden. He was an avid golfer and loved taking trips to Florida with his friends. Phil was the son of the late Nicholas and Rose (Candeloro) Longo. He was the loving brother of Flora Gilardi of Malden and the late Jennie Pini, Mary Russo, Peter Longo…

  • Natick

    Laura L. Delmonaco 4/15/2018 12:00:00 AM Natick,MA

    Laura L. Delmonaco of Natick died peacefully in her sleep at home from the complications of progressive pulmonary hypertension on April 15, 2018. She was the devoted wife of John V. Delmonaco and the loving mother of John Jr. and Brooke M. Delmonaco both of Natick. Laura was the cherished daughter of Molly Hanna Glidden of Natick and the late Lloyd E. Merritt. The beloved granddaughter of both the late George L. Hanna and Margaret V. Hanna. She is also survived by her wonderful step-father of 25 years, Bill Glidden; along with three step-brothers, Todd Glidden, Ryan Glidden and Christopher Glidden, also several aunts, uncles and cousins. Born in Natick…

  • New Bedford

    Lillian Tucker 4/14/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    New Bedford – Lillian Tucker, age 85, of Fairhaven, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Mary Tucker. She had worked as an aide for St. Luke’s Hospital. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are placed in the care of Perry Funeral Home 111 Dartmouth St. New Bedford, MA 02740. Please see our website: www.perryfuneral.com for condolences.

  • Vineyard Haven

    Malcolm Willard Reed Jr.

    Malcolm Willard Reed Jr. (Mac) of Edgartown died at home on April 9, 2018, after a prolonged illness. He was 86. Born Nov. 12, 1931, in New Haven, Conn., he and his twin brother David were the youngest of seven born to Malcolm and Dorothy Reed, of Lexington and Pittsburgh, Pa. Mac was raised in Fox Chapel, Pa., where he attended Shady Side Academy and Washington and Jefferson College. After college, he joined the Army, serving in Alaska during the time of the Korean War. Mac’s parents brought their family to the Iron City Fishing Club on Georgian Bay, Canada, for many summers. Many Reed family members continue to gather…

  • Vineyard Haven

    Betty Jane Immelt

    Betty Jane Immelt, 93, died on March 26, 2018, of natural causes at Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Oak Bluffs. Born Sept. 19, 1924, in Hilliard, Ohio, Betty was the youngest of three daughters whose father was Marble Cliff Quarry superintendent and an inventor, but whose sense of adventure led him to join Ringling Bros. Circus first at 16 as an acrobatic aerialist. She graduated from West High School, Columbus, Ohio, in 1943, and attended Ohio State University. Betty led an exuberant and spirited life, always punctuated by her ability to make others feel welcome and included. Anchored by that same sense of adventure her father possessed and a promise…

  • Spencer

    Gary A. Cook 4/14/2018 12:00:00 AM Spencer,MA

    SPENCER/REDINGTON SHORES, FL.:Gary A. Cook,73, of Skyview Dr., Spencer and Florida, died peacefully at home in Spencer on Saturday, April 14th. He leaves his wife of 50 years, Suzanne M. (Lacaire) Cook, his sons Jonathan A. Cook and his wife Jeniffer and Justin M. Cook and his wife April all of Spencer, five grandchildren Bradley and Samara Cook of Spencer, Madison, Ayden and Parker McKeon of Spencer, nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by a son Jeremy Cook in 1995 and his brother Carl W, Cook in 1973. Gary was the owner and operator of Bemis & Hobbs Oil Co. in Spencer for 30 years, retiring in 1998. Born in…

  • Springfield

    Julio Santiago Rivera

    Julio Santiago Rivera Send Flowers May 18, 1931 – April 14, 2018 Julio Santiago Rivera 86 also known as Gavilan of Springfield, MA passed on Saturday April 14,2018 surrounded by his loving family. Born on May 18th View full obituary