• Gloucester

    Concord, New Hampshire – Berth…

    Concord, New Hampshire – Bertha E. Clancy, 96, of Concord, N.H., formerly of Gloucester, wife of the late James P. Clancy, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the Harris Hill Center. She was born in Glenholme, Nova Scotia, Canada, on August 18, 1921, daughter of the late George R. and Myrtle E. (McLean) Flemming Beck. She was a graduate of Gloucester High School, class of 1938. Bertha worked for many years for the late Dr. Ever L. Curtis, M.D. as her secretary. She married James P. Clancy on November 7, 1943, with whom she shared nearly 60 years of marriage. For several years, they spent part of each…

  • Gloucester

    Lake Sinclair, GA – Mr. John O…

    Lake Sinclair, GA – Mr. John Othmar Drometer, age 75, passed away on April 18, 2018. Mr. Drometer, of Cannon Falls, Minn., spent his most recent time between Grayson, Ga., and Lake Sinclair. He was the son of George Nicholas Drometer and Lois Haley Drometer, and was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Hernke and a sister-in-law, Sheila. Mr. Drometer attended University of St. Thomas where he was an outstanding athlete on the football team and received his master’s in Business from UNC-Greensboro. Mr. Drometer was a six-year veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve. He worked 30-plus years with General Mills, including nine years with Gorton’s, where he met…

  • Gloucester

    Rockport, MA – James F. Cadare…

    Rockport, MA – James F. Cadarette, 67, of Rockport passed away on April 19, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late Gertrude (McGrath) and Edward J. Cadarette. Jim was a graduate of Oxford High School and served in the National Guard. He later pursued a career in the construction field, with a focus on building bridges. His passion and expertise for bridge work defined his career and served as a source of pride. For the last 22 years, Jim was employed by SPS New England where he supervised bridge projects across Massachusetts and beyond. Jim married his high…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Carolyn M. (Mitch…

    Gloucester – Carolyn M. (Mitchell) Foote, 83, of Gloucester, passed away on Saturday morning, April 21, 2018, at home surrounded by her loving family. She is the wife of the late John A. “Gus” Foote. Carolyn was born in Gloucester on July 21, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Carrie Mitchell. She was a lifelong resident of Gloucester and a graduate of Gloucester High School, class of 1952. Following graduation she met up with a man called Jackie who use to leave her a penny tip in the old Tic-Top coffee shop. Carolyn thought he was cheap, but saw something in him other than his tips.…

  • Gloucester

    Rockport, MA – Elizabeth Jane …

    Rockport, MA – Elizabeth Jane (Jordan) Sims was born on February 9, 1923, in Riverside, Calif., and was the daughter of James Herman Jordan, of Eufaula, Ala., and Elizabeth Lee (Gore) Jordan of Redlands, Calif. Elizabeth, or BJ, as she was sometimes called, attended Poly High in Riverside, attended UCLA, and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. Years later she received a degree in Secondary Education from the University of Missouri at Kansas City and went on to a lengthy and rewarding career as a teacher. She continued her lifelong love of learning after retiring to Rockport, studying Ancient Greek History through Harvard’s Extension School and taking up calligraphy…

  • Newburyport

    Merrimac – Wallace “Tom” Hotz,…

    Merrimac – Wallace “Tom” Hotz, 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, April 21, 2018, after a brief illness. He was born on April 8, 1945, in Middleboro, Massachusetts, to the late Wallace and Tena (Plocther) Hotz. Tom was raised in Lakeville, Massachusetts, was a graduate of Apponequet Regional High School, and earned his B.S. degree in Biology and English from Wilmington College in Wilmington, Ohio. He then furthered his education while attending Duke University for Marine Invertebrate Zoology in Beaufort, North Carolina. Tom was also a member of the Coast Guard Reserve. Tom was employed as a marine biologist by the Massachusetts Division of Marine…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport, MA – A true …

    Newburyport, MA – A true warrior passed away this morning at Country Center for Health and Rehabilitation. John M. “Jack” Herlihy died at the age of 75. Born with polio on January 5, 1943, he never let his disability get in the way of his determination. He attended a trade school in Lawrence and was able to obtain employment at the Anna Jaques Hospital where he worked for 36 years. He worked for 30 years without missing a single day of work. After all that time, he called in sick one day and his fellow employees were so concerned they sent someone to his house to make sure he was…

  • Newburyport

    Amesbury, MA – John A. Savage …

    Amesbury, MA – John A. Savage Jr., 77, of Glen Devin Street, Amesbury, Mass., passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018. He was born on January 25, 1941, in Ipswich, Mass., son of the late John A. Savage, Sr. and Marion (Elwell) Teel. Husband of Joan I. (Viel) Savage. John was employed as a maintenance worker for 32 years at AT&T retiring in 1990. He had a love for the farm, boating, fishing and vacationing; his passion was for golf proudly represented by his shrine of the hole in one. Besides his wife of 28 years, he is survived by two sons, John A. Savage III and his wife Jennifer,…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Mr. Peter A. Lagos, …

    Peabody – Mr. Peter A. Lagos, 94, of Peabody, formerly of Salem, died Sunday April 22, 2018, at Rosewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Peabody surrounded by his loving family. Born in Stemnitsa, Greece, he was the son of the late Anthony and Stella (Tsoustanhs) Lagos. He was raised and educated in Greece and had been employed as a Special Police Officer for the Royal Palace in Tatoi, Greece. Mr. Lagos immigrated to the United States at the age of 28, first settling in Minnesota, where he worked in the construction industry. He eventually settled on the North Shore where he had been employed by Flynn Leather until it’s closing…

  • Salem

    West Lebanon, NH – Ellen S. To…

    West Lebanon, NH – Ellen S. Tobin, 83, died peacefully April 21, 2018, at the Lebanon Center, Genesis Eldercare Facility in Lebanon, N.H. She was born May 17, 1934, in Peabody, Mass., the daughter of Zenon R. and Anna (Sifaneck) Zbyszynski. Ellen grew in Salem, Mass., and married Richard D. Tobin on October 11, 1953. while he was serving in the Marine Corps. Ellen traveled with him when possible. They lived in N.C. after her husband returned from deployment; later, in Calif. Following his active service, they came back to Salem, Mass., for a few years before moving to N.H. In 1963, Ellen and Richard moved to Kingston, N.H., and…

  • Salem

    Peabody, MA – Daniel A. Robich…

    Peabody, MA – Daniel A. Robichaud, of Peabody, Mass., passed peacefully on April 20, 2018. He was the husband of Patricia (Corkum) Robichaud with whom he shared 31 years of marriage. Daniel also leaves a sister-in-law, Joan LeBlanc of Peabody, Mass.; a niece, Ashley LeBlanc of Peabody, Mass.; two nephews, Robert LeBlanc of Peabody, Mass., and Stephen Schankweiler of Haverhill, Mass. He leaves his mother-in-law, Thelma Corkum; his daughters, Diane Robichaud of Woburn, Mass., and Terry Brenton of Guilford, N.H. He was the grandfather to Damian Robichaud of Woburn, Mass., Chelsey Brenton of Guilford, N.H., and Ryan Brenton of Guilford, N.H. He was the brother of Elaine Boudette and her…

  • Salem

    Ipswich – Marion J. Andrews, p…

    Ipswich – Marion J. Andrews, passed away Sunday morning April 22, 2018, at the age of 72, after a courageous battle with illness, and went home to be with the Lord. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Irving E. Andrews. Marion was born on May 15, 1948, in East Orange, N.J., to the late John P. and Ruth E. Godley. Marion was raised in East Orange, N.J., and graduated from Scott High School. She was employed by Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. of N.J. where she met and married Irving on July 11, 1964. After several years, they moved to Ipswich where the family has lived for 51…

  • Salem

    Lynn, MA – Robert David Hill, …

    Lynn, MA – Robert David Hill, of Lynn, and a retired Lynn Police Officer, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018, in the care of Hospice Care Dimensions in Salem, at the age of 91. Born in Swampscott on March 24, 1927, he was the son of the late Frederick and Mary (Clarke) Hill. Robert was raised and educated in Lynn. He entered into the U.S. Navy on December 26, 1944, to help fight for our country during World War II. He was honorably discharged on July 16, 1946, at the rank of Sergeant, 2nd Class. Robert celebrated 63 years of marriage to Jean M. (Perry) until her passing in…

  • New Bedford

    Durval R. Pacheco, 51

    DARTMOUTH — Durval R. Pacheco, 51, of Dartmouth, died Friday, April 20, 2018 at Miriam Hospital in Providence. He was the son of Maria Gloria (Rebelo) Pacheco of Dartmouth and the late Ernesto Pacheco.Born in Vila Franca do Campo, St. Michael, Azores he came to this country in 1970. He was a member of Anchor Church. Durval was employed as a security guard at Libad’s Bar and Grille in New Bedford.He was a great mentor to others and touched so many hearts. Durval was also […]

  • New Bedford

    James E. Harwood, 96

     NEW BEDFORD — James E. Harwood, 96, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018 at Brandon Woods of Dartmouth after a long period of declining health. He was the loving husband of the late Louise B. (Justley) Harwood, to whom he was married for 75 years.Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the late Arthur and Elizabeth (Wilson) Harwood. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as an aviation metalsmith. After the war, he returned to New Bedford and spent the rest […]

  • New Bedford

    Kenneth D. Johnson, 51

    NEW BEDFORD — Kenneth D. “Teddy” Johnson, 51, of New Bedford, passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at home. He was born in New Bedford, the son of the late Harold D. and Dolores C. (Conrad) Johnson. He was an avid baseball fan.Survivors include his son, John Johnson of New Bedford; his 4 daughters, Christine Smith of LA, Jessica Smith of LA, Breanna Johnson of New Bedford and Samantha Johnson of New Bedford; 2 sisters, Sharon M. Ford of Groton, CT and Susan M. Costa of […]

  • Wilmington

    Cecilia Bolaños

    Cecilia Bolaños, age 71, of Plymouth, formerly of Valley Stream, Long Island, passed away peacefully on April 22nd, 2018, surrounded by her family. Cecilia was a devoted mother and grandmother. Born in Quito, Ecuador, Cecilia moved to Jackson Heights, New York and then Valley Stream in 1980. She worked as a paralegal at the Certilman, Balin, Adler & Hyman law firm until her retirement in 2014, when she moved to Plymouth, Massachusetts to be closer to her grandchildren. She was a devout NY Mets fan and loved nature, traveling, and attending all of her grandchildren’s events. She was the loving mother of Christian Bolaños and his wife Jennifer (Caira) of…

  • Wilmington

    Representative James R. Miceli

    Representative James R. Miceli passed away peacefully on April 21, 2018. A man of unerring moral principles, consummate integrity and deep devotion to his constituents and, above all, his family, State Representative James R. Miceli was the second-longest serving member of the Massachusetts Legislature. He continuously represented the towns of Wilmington and Tewksbury since his 1977 election to the House of Representatives, and he was a passionate and tenacious advocate for his constituents and the causes he held dear. During his 21st term, he was Vice Chair of the House Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change and served on the Joint Committee on Ways and Means, the Joint Committee…

  • Newton

    Cyrill (Green) Wolf

      Cyrill (Green) Wolf-of Brookline, at age 85, on April 23, 2018. She was dearly loved by her late husband Merton Wolf, by her children Jeffrey (Valerie Kiviat) Wolf, Paul Wolf, Donna (Daniel) Behr, and by her sister-in-law Brenda Green. Predeceased by her parents, Nathan and Edith (Yorra) Green, her brother Edward Green, and many, many friends and relatives. Cherished grandmother to Elissa (Josh) Strauss, Jason Wolf, Greg Wolf, Philip Wolf, Leslie Wolf, Aaron Behr, and Alexander Behr. Dear great-grandmother of Kaia and Emmett Strauss also survived by many loving grand and great-grand nieces, nephews and cousins. Cyrill was a former kindergarten and first grade teacher at the Edith C.…

  • Billerica

    Pauline T. (Saulnier) Parillo 4/21/2018 12:00:00 AM Somerville,MA / Billerica,MA / Arlington,MA

    Pauline T. (Saulnier) Parillo of Somerville died on Saturday, April 21. Born in East Boston, she was the daughter of the late Edmund and Levinie (Fraughton) Saulnier. Pauline was a long time resident of Somerville, Massachusetts where she first met her sweetheart, Chuck, who lived across the street. The two were married for over 62 years. Pauline was a graduate of Somerville High School. She was a long time parishioner and choir member of Saint Anthony’s church. She enjoyed going to ceramics and attending her granddaughters’ recitals and sporting events. She also enjoyed playing the slot machines at Foxwoods and enjoyed going to the dog track. She was an incredibly…

  • Boston

    Khai Hoang 4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Khai Hoang , our dear brother who’s sudden passing leaves all of us heartbroken. He loved fishing, gardening and was a good looking compassionate man.Khai will be deeply missed by his sisters Chau , Hanh ,Helen, Hanna, Hang, Tina, Wendy, Hoa, Khanh and Tracy. He had a special relationship with his many nieces and nephews along with their parents. He’ll always be in our thoughts, till the end of our time. Visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Saturday April 21 from 9 am until 11 am. Friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Fall River

    Maureen Jean Souza 4/22/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA / Swansea,MA

    SWANSEA – Maureen Jean Souza, age 70, passed away on April 22, 2018 at Country Gardens Nursing Center surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert Souza. Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Anna (Buckley) Chace. Maureen loved to sing, dance and play bingo. Most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren. Maureen is survived by her daughter Lorri White (husband Jay) of Fall River; sister Judith Graves of Newport, RI; 3 grandchildren Alysha, Dylan and Derek. She was predeceased by her sister Carol Ann Smith. Her calling hours will take place in the Manuel…

  • Fall River

    João Afonso Medeiros 4/22/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    FALL RIVER – João Afonso Medeiros, age 89 of Fall River, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at Catholic Memorial Home with his loving family by his side. Born in Santo Antonio, Alem Capelas, São Miguel, Açores, he was the beloved husband of Germana (Viveiros) Medeiros and the son of the late Antonio & Gilherma (Da Silva) Medeiros. Prior to retiring, João worked as a construction laborer for Narragansett Improvement Corp. He was a parishioner of Espirito Santo Church and a member of its Holy Name Society. He was also a member of the Our Lady of Light Band Club and loved spending time with his family. In addition…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Ralph Raymond Furbush, Jr.

      Ralph Raymond Furbush, Jr. June 15, 1919 – April 21, 2018 Ralph R. Furbush Jr. age 98 of Framingham, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham. Born on June 15,1919 in Framingham, Ralph was the son of the late Ralph R. and Margaret H. (Downes) Furbush. Raised and educated in Framingham. Ralph attended Framingham high school before enlisting in the United States Army in 1940. Ralph proudly served his country in WWII as an Army Air Force…  

  • Lawrence

    Gail J. (Mezakowski) Bernard

    Salem, NH – Gail J. (Mezakowski) Bernard, 71, of Salem, N.H., passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2018, in the Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital, Salem. She was born in Lynn, Mass., a daughter of the late John and Dorothy (Daniels) Mezakowski. Mrs….

  • Lawrence

    Steven Martin

    Lawrence – Steven J. Martin, 52, of Lawrence, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018, from injuries sustained in a car accident. He was born in Lawrence, and is the son of Leonel and Pauline (Beaudin) Martin, of Lawrence. Steven was raised and…

  • Lawrence

    Myron “Mike” Ricker Jr.

    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,…

  • Lawrence

    Edwin Conrad Simonsen

    Derry, NH – Edwin Conrad Simonsen, went to be with the Lord, April 17, 2018, at Halifax Health Hospice in Port Orange, Fla. He is predeceased by his wife and best friend, Stephanie Simonsen. Edwin was born in Boston, Mass., on January 12, 1930,…

  • Lawrence

    Warren C. Jardine

    Haverhill – Warren C. Jardine, 91, former Deputy Fire Chief of Haverhill, passed away Friday, April 20, at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Haverhill, he was the son of the late,…

  • Revere

    Norman B. Fox 4/22/2018 12:00:00 AM Revere,MA

    Norman B. Fox, 72, of Revere died April 22, 2018 at the Brudnick Center for Living. Born in Winthrop he was the son of the late Paul and Evelyn (Trebach) Fox. Norman worked as a maintenance worker in a local quilt manufacturing company. He was a member of the Boston Street Railway Association, Temple B’Nai Israel of Beachmont and served on the board of directors. Norman was also an avid transportation buff. Norman is survived by his sister Loretta Dietch and her husband Stephen of Fl. His nieces and nephews Joshua and his wife Magdalena, Daniel and his wife Dana, Jared and his wife Spirit and great uncle to Benjamin,…