• Lynn

    William A. “Bill” Trahant

    William A “Bill” Trahant age 60 of Danvers (formerly of Lynn) passed away suddenly on Sunday April 15, 2018, at his home, where he had suffered a heart attack. Bill, was the son of Henrietta “Billie” (Hogan) Trahant of Lynn and the late Richard Trahant Sr. He attended Lynn Schools and was a graduate of Lynn Vocational Technical Institute. “Chef Bill” was the Executive Chef at the Golf at Turner Hill in Ipswich for the last 10 years and loved to cook. His other passions were golfing and spending time with his family. He is survived by his daughter Michelle Trahant Lee and Granddaughter Peyton Lee of Georgia, his sisters…

  • Gloucester

    Memorial Service 'Captain' K…

    Memorial Service ‘Captain’ Ken Beal Kenneth Beal, Of Ozark, Ala.,previously of Rockport Mass., passed away peacefully on Sunday July 16th 2017. He was loved by so many, his smile brightened the room. Ken will be celebrated on April 18th at the Rockport Methodist Church 36 Broadway at 9 a.m. Following the service there will be a spreading of his ashes in his favorite spot in Rockport. There will be a collation at the Gloucester Amvets at 14 Prospect St from 4 to 7 p.m. All who love Ken and wish to celebrate his life and share his memories are welcome to attend.

  • Gloucester

    In Loving Memory of D. Scott N…

    In Loving Memory of D. Scott Noble November 30, 1961 – April 22, 2012 Loving memories never die, As years roll on and days pass by. In our hearts a memory is kept, thinking of you….we will never forget. Love Always, Maria, Kan, Josh, Noah, Isaac, Colby, Luke, Amanda, Olivia, Emily, Ari, Trey, Kaleena, Corey, Kendyl, Caleb, Amber, Jon, Makenna, Scotty Jr. and Erika

  • Gloucester

    Manchester by the Sea – Carole…

    Manchester by the Sea – Carole T. (Taylor) Schanley, 81, beloved wife of Darvin L. Schanley, died Monday, April 9, 2018, at the Beverly Hospital. Born in Bryn Mawr, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Thomas S. and Arlene (Goshen) Taylor. She was raised in Pennsylvania with stopovers in Wrentham, Mass., and Arnold Mills, R.I. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Hampshire, where she was a sorority sister of Chi Omega. Carole organized and operated an aerobic exercise program in Manchester by the Sea called “Move it to Music” for 40 years until the time of her retirement in 2015. She loved…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester, MA – Capt. George …

    Gloucester, MA – Capt. George B. Nichols, 97 October 12, 1920 – December 26, 2017 Gloucester, MA — ARRANGEMENTS: A graveside service to celebrate the life of Captain George B. Nichols will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at Seaside Cemetery, 88R Langsford Street, Gloucester, Massachusetts. Family and friends are invited to attend. A graveside service to celebrate the life of Captain George B. Nichols will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at Seaside Cemetery, 88R Langsford Street, Gloucester, Massachusetts. Family and friends are invited to attend.

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester, MA – Paul W. Landr…

    Gloucester, MA – Paul W. Landry passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017, at the Kaplan House with his loving wife Marie, and daughters, Renee and Kelly, by his side. Paul was born in Lynn, Mass., son of the late Caroline (Silva) Landry. He is survived by his wife, Marie; daughters, Renee and Kelly; grandchildren, Dylan and Chloe; and his cousins Sharon Kinghorn and her husband Rob, and Polly Morris, her son Wayne, and his wife Brenda. He was a graduate of Gloucester High School, class of 1963, and received his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M. Paul went on to receive his master’s degree from Suffolk University. Following a career…

  • Newburyport

    Rowley – Myron (Mike) Edwards …

    Rowley – Myron (Mike) Edwards Ricker Jr., resident of Rowley, Mass., passed away unexpectedly on April 19, 2018, at the age of 68. Mike was a devoted husband to Mary Ellen (Mulligan) Ricker for nearly 43 years. Mike was born on November 11, 1949, in Haverhill, Mass., to the late M. Rita (Kelly) Ricker and Myron (Sam) Edwards Ricker Sr. of Georgetown, Mass. He was one of ten children. He was raised in Georgetown, and educated in the Georgetown school system. After school he went to work for the family business, R&W Trucking. Along with his two brothers, Mike went on to become co-owner of Sam’s Transportation in Georgetown. Mike…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport, MA – Thomas F. Co…

    Newburyport, MA – Thomas F. Coffin III, 93, longtime Newburyport resident, passed quietly Friday afternoon, April 20, 2018, at Port Healthcare Center in Newburyport. Born in Newburyport, May 20, 1924, he was the son of the late Thomas F. Coffin Jr. and Mildred E. (Macdougal) Coffin, and was a graduate of Amesbury High School. His lifetime career as a newspaper typographer began with the family business, The Amesbury News, owned by his father, Thomas Coffin, and uncles, Ernest and William Coffin. After the sale of the business, he finished his career at the Haverhill Gazette, retiring in 1986. Tom was predeceased by his wife of 38 years, Constance (Daoust) Coffin,…

  • Newburyport

    Seabrook, NH – James Michael C…

    Seabrook, NH – James Michael Cawley Jr., 60, of Seabrook, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Massachusetts General Hospital, surrounded by his loving and devoted family. Jim was born in Dorchester, Mass., on June 8, 1957, a son of James M. Cawley, Sr., of North Ft. Myers, Fla., and the late Marjorie (Kehoe) Cawley. Raised in Danvers, Mass., Jim attended St Mary’s Annunciation, graduated from Danvers High School with the class of 1976 and earned his degree at Northeastern Community College. Jim was a U.S. Air Force veteran with more than 20 years of service as a Security Police Officer where he started out as a K-9…

  • Salem

    Ipswich – Jean R. (Chouinard) …

    Ipswich – Jean R. (Chouinard) Poirier, 82, of Ipswich, wife of the late Albin Poirier, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on March 28, 2018, after a brief illness. Born to Nelson and Avis Chouinard on February 6, 1936, she grew up in Rowley. She graduated from the Lynn School of Nursing and had a long and fulfilling career as a registered nurse, working at various hospitals and nursing homes on the North Shore until her retirement. In her later years she involved herself in her hobbies, which included reading, following politics, researching Alzheimer’s, and making handmade gifts for her family and friends from her knitting, crocheting, and embroidery. She…

  • Salem

    Kennebunk and Rangeley, Maine …

    Kennebunk and Rangeley, Maine – Major Arthur R. LeBlanc Jr., U.S. Air Force (Ret.) “slipped the surly bonds of earth” on April 12, 2018, in Scarborough, Maine. Art was born on July 10, 1932, in Salem, Mass., the son of Arthur and Bertha and LeBlanc. He is predeceased by his parents and his younger brother, officer Paul LeBlanc of the Salem, Mass., Police Department. Art graduated from St. John’s Preparatory School, and Bates College, in Lewiston, Maine, class of 1954. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the Air Force during the Korean War and was selected for the Air Cadet Program. He received his Navigator wings in 1956. His many tours…

  • Salem

    Marblehead – Yvonne M. Little,…

    Marblehead – Yvonne M. Little, of Marblehead, died peacefully on April 20, 2018. She was the beloved wife and best friend of Dr. Albert F. Little, and the devoted mother of sons, John and Stephen Little. She was also the grandmother of three and a great-grandmother of four. She was born in Manchester, N.H., in 1932, and graduated from Nashua High School and Salem State College. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 85 Atlantic Avenue, Marblehead, on Friday, April 27, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Care Dimensions for their recent compassionate and…

  • Salem

    Cummaquid MA – John Maynard C…

    Cummaquid MA – John Maynard Clarke, of Cummaquid, Barnstable County, Cape Cod, Mass., formerly of Acton, Mass., died peacefully April 5, 2018, at the age of 90. John was born in Montreal, Canada, son of the late Patrick John Clarke and Nora Gertrude (Barbour) Clarke of Ireland. John was educated in London at the University of Westminster, and spent his professional life as an Electrical Engineer specializing in EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) primarily working for the United States government. His work brought him to Boston in 1957. There in 1958, he met the love of his life, Birthe M. (Siggaard-Jensen) Clarke, whom he married in 1959, and spent the next 58…

  • Salem

    J. Veronica (Ricciardi) Fortunato

    Spring Hill, FL – J. Veronica (Ricciardi) Fortunato, 91, of Spring Hill, Fla, formerly of Beverly, passed away on Wednesday morning, April 18, 2018, at the Brooksville Healthcare Center in Brooksville, Fla. She was the beloved wife of the late Stephen Fortunato. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Guiseppe and Carmela (Starantino) Ricciardi. She was a graduate of Beverly High School with the class of 1944. Mrs. Fortunato had been employed at the United Machinery Corporation in Beverly prior to her employment as a legal secretary for Matthew Heaphy and Alan Forrstrom. A resident of Beverly for many years, she was an active communicant of St.…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Dolores M. (Sylveste…

    Beverly – Dolores M. (Sylvester) Grieco, 77, of Beverly, beloved wife of the late William Grieco, passed away at Care One at Essex Park on Thursday, April 19, 2018, with her loving family at her side. Dolores was born in Salem on November 14, 1940, daughter of the late Edward and Helen (Donovan) Sylvester. Raised in Salem, she graduated from Salem High School in 1958, and has resided in Beverly for the past 40 years. Dolores was employed as a claims representative at Travelers, a position she held for 25 years until her retirement in 1995. She was a loving mother who devoted her life to her children, and later…

  • New Bedford

    James R. Rutledge, 74

     NEW BEDFORD — James R. Rutledge, age 74, passed away at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Joanne (Costa) Rutledge with whom he shared 48 years of marriage. Born in New Bedford he was the son of the late James Rutledge and the late Loretta (Cyr) Rutledge. Mr. Rutledge served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War era. He worked for Coyne Textile Services in the Laundry. He was a teamster for the local 59. He loved […]

  • New Bedford

    Robert “Arnold” Cox, 88

     HOLLISTON — Robert “Arnold” Cox, 88, of Holliston passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018. Born in Fall River, MA, he was the son of the late Florence M. (Turner) and John E. Cox. He was the husband of the late Elinor M. (Gray) Cox.Survived by his children, Melissa G. Desjardins and her husband Christopher of Acushnet, Robert A. Cox Jr. and his wife Janeen of Holliston. Visitation on Saturday, April 28th, 11-2:00 at the Chesmore Funeral Home, 854 […]

  • New Bedford

    Maria A. Ferreira, 86

    NEW BEDFORD — Maria A. Ferreira, age 86, of New Bedford , passed away on April 20, 2018 at home with her family at her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Ramiro A. Ferreira and daughter of the late Joaquina (Batista) and Alfredo Vicente.She was born in Alqueidao do Mato Santarem, Portugal and worked as a Seamstress at Alco Dress, Paul Modes and was a member of the Ladies Garment Union. Mrs Ferreira loved to be outside in her Garden and enjoyed cooking for her family. […]

  • Newton

    Steven H. Davison

    Davison, Steven H., of Brighton, MA, passed away peacefully on April 22, 2018. Dear son of the late Louis and Evelyn Davison. Loving nephew of Sylvia Englander and Cynthia Mintzer. Steven is survived by loving cousins, Nancy Englander, Catha Dana, and Robert and Richard Mintzer. Graveside services at Riverside Cemetery, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations in Steven’s memory may be made to Good Shepherd Community Care, 90 Wells Ave., Newton, MA 02459, or the National Parkinson’s Foundation, 85 Astor Ave., Suite 2, Norwood, MA 02062. The post Steven H. Davison appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

  • Vineyard Haven

    Services Tuesday in N.C. for Kelley A. Banfield

    Keiley A. Banfield of Aberdeen, N.C., died unexpectedly on April 18, 2018. Keiley was born in Gloucester on Sept. 25, 1975. She was the daughter of Elizabeth (Fahey) Branch and James Branch. The family moved to Martha’s Vineyard when she was in first grade. She began riding horses at Pond View Farm, and that started her lifelong love of animals. She completed her bachelor’s of science in animal science at the University of Massachusetts. During the summer of her junior year, she met her best friend and future husband, Jeff. After graduation she moved to Aberdeen, N.C., to be with him. They worked together every day, either grading, excavating, or…

  • Vineyard Haven

    Helen Viera Gelotte

    Helen Viera Gelotte died Sunday evening, April 15, 2018, at the Fisher Home in Amherst. She was 86. Helen was born and grew up on Martha’s Vineyard, and graduated from the Tisbury School. She attended the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, and graduated in 1953 with a degree in business administration. There she met her future husband, Robert Gelotte, also a graduate. She was an active member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, and made and kept many firm friendships from that time. She was also in the Marine ROTC for part of her UMass years. They married in 1957, and settled in Westwood, near Boston, where they raised three children.…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Cheryl Elaine (Walker) Forest

      Cheryl Elaine (Walker) Forest April 20, 1949 – April 21, 2018 Cheryl Walker Cote Forest age 69, of Orange, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, April 21, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Richard and Elaine (Rushford) Walker of Orange. She was formerly married to Charles Cote of Athol, and recently celebrated a 40-year marriage anniversary to Thomas Forest of Orange. Born in Springfield, MA on April 20, 1949, her family moved to Orange in the 1950’s, and she was a grad…

  • Lawrence

    Mr. Carroll Wesley Bailey

    Andover, MA – Carroll Wesley Bailey died peacefully after a long illness on Monday, April 9, 2018, at the Meadows Health Center at Edgewood in North Andover, MA. He was the son of the late Blanche (Thompson) and Leon O. Bailey of McKeesport,…

  • Lawrence

    Elinor (Vogt) Tripp

    Newburyport, MA – Elinor (Vogt) Tripp, (Yai-Yai), quite possibly the world’s greatest wife, mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother, passed away April 15, at the age of 93. She was a longtime resident of Lawrence, Georgetown, and Groveland. Born…

  • Lawrence

    Sandra E. Roy

    Londonderry, NH – Sandra Esther Roy, 73, after a courageous battle with cancer was in the loving presence of her family, who were always by her side, when she went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Tuesday March 6, 2018. She…

  • Lawrence

    Leonel “Lee” R. Gallant

    Merrimac, MA – Leonel “Lee” R. Gallant, 83, of Merrimac passed away April 18 at his residence. He was born in N. Andover on Sept. 8, 1934, son of the late Stanley J. and Annette (Paradis) Gallant. Lee was a graduate of Haverhill Trade and…

  • Lawrence

    Patricia M. Wicks

    Haverhill – Patricia Margaret Wicks, 92, died peacefully on April 18, 2018, surrounded by her beloved family at the High Pointe House Merrimack Valley Hospice in Haverhill, Mass. Born in Keene, N.H. to Earl and Ruth Peck, Pat moved to Newton Lower…

  • Lawrence

    Charlotte A. (Doppler) Lawrence

    Florida – Charlotte A. (Doppler) Lawrence of Fla., formerly of Burlington, April 10. Loving wife of John W. Lawrence for 67 years. Beloved mother of Harald Lawrence and his wife Deborah of Fla. Caring mother in-law to Pamela Lawrence Walker and…

  • Lawrence

    Joseph Sarcione

    Methuen – Joseph Sarcione, 89, of Methuen, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018. Born in Lawrence, he was the son of the late Carmine and Alesandra (DePari) Sarcione. Joseph was a graduate of Searles High School, and served with the U.S. Navy…

  • Lawrence

    Jacqueline Bonner

    LAWRENCE – Jacqueline T. (Murphy) Bonner, 90, of Lawrence, passed away peacefully on April 18, 2018. Jacqueline was born in Lawrence on October 11, 1927, daughter of Michael and Margaret (Milnes) Murphy. She was raised and educated in Lawrence,…

  • Lawrence

    Armand J. Berard

    Pelham, NH – Armand R. Berard (“Babou” to his grandchildren), 79, resident of Pelham, N.H., passed away, April 19, 2018, in Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass., after a long illness. Born on August 17, 1938, son of Ovila Berard and…

  • Lawrence

    Lillian L. (Robillard) Somes

    Exeter, NH – Lillian L. (Robillard) Somes, 82, of Exeter, and formerly of Haverhill, and Fla., passed away April 18, 2018. She was born in Haverhill on August 20, 1935, daughter of the late Alphonse and Donalda (Boucher) Robillard. Lillian…

  • Cape Cod

    Joseph F. Hanley, Jr.

    FALMOUTH – Joseph F. Hanley, Jr., 89, died April 16, 2018 after a long illness at JML Care Center. He was born and raised in Falmouth by his late parents, Joseph F. Hanley, Sr. and Doris (Sheldon) Hanley.Joe was a graduate of Lawrence High School and served in the US Navy for four years during the Korean War. After he was discharged, he worked for the New England Telephone Company for 33 years and took an early retirement, offered by the company in 1985. Joe and his wife Marilyn […]

  • Cape Cod

    Gary J. Simpson

    BOURNE – Gary Joseph Simpson of Bourne, MA, passed away Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 at Rhode Island Hospital.  He was the husband of Barbara Jean Wennerstrom Simpson for 45 years.Born in Worcester, MA, a son of Joseph Earl Simpson and Mary Ireno O’Brien Simpson.  A decorated veteran of the United States Marine Corps, he served in the Vietnam War.  He received the Purple Heart and Navy Commendation Medal, along with many others.Gary worked for the Sandwich Fish […]

  • Cape Cod

    Paul J. Watson

    HARWICH – Paul J. Watson passed away on April 12, 2018. Born in Boston on March 5, 1947 to George and Mary Louise, he was raised in Jamaica Plain, MA. Paul studied accounting at Bentley College, where he met his wife of 46 years, Elizabeth (Libby). They settled in Wrentham, MA and raised their two children.Paul spent weekends and summers on Cape Cod in Dennis Port and retired to Harwich. He enjoyed being out on his boat, fishing, playing golf and cribbage. Paul will always be […]

  • Cape Cod

    Helena J. Gallerani

    DENNIS – On Saturday, April 7, 2018 Helena J. Gallerani (Murray) passed away, surrounded by her loving family, and was greeted back into the arms of her late husband of 62 years, Frank Gallerani.She was born in Springfield, MA on June 16, 1930 and was one of eight children. She grew up in Grafton, MA and graduated from St. Vincent’s School of Nursing in 1950. She met and married Frank Gallerani after meeting him at Cushing Hospital. They had four children, Stephen, Frank, Cathy, and […]

  • Cape Cod

    Colonel Charles “Chuck” Liberty

    YARMOUTH PORT – Charles “Chuck” Liberty ret. Colonel U.S. Army, of Yarmouth Port passed away on Tuesday April 17, 2018 after complications from stroke. He is survived by his wife of 10 months, Jane (Gagnon) Liberty whom he dearly loved. He was blessed with two daughters, Lisa Liberty McPartland and her husband Matt, grandsons Brian of Brewster, NY and Kevin of Boston, MA., and Laura Liberty Mitchell and her husband Laurence (Mitch) of Ottawa Hills, OH., and grandchildren Emily Jamieson […]

  • Cape Cod

    Charles E. Shute

    MARSTONS MILLS – Charles E. Shute of Marstons Mills passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018 at the age of 100.He belonged to the Roofer’s Union #33, where he was a member for 65 years.Preceded in death by his beloved wife Mary M. Shute. Devoted father of Elizabeth Rich, William Shute, and Helen Cook and husband Leon. Devoted grandfather of four and great-grandfather of three. Survived by his sister Phyllis Thomas of Lexington, MA and his brother Robert Shute of Norton, MA; and […]