• Vineyard Haven

    Memorial service for Jane Farrow

    A memorial service will be held for Jane Farrow, the well-known owner of Tashtego Gift Store, at the Abel’s Hill Cemetery in Chilmark on May 19 at 11 am. The Rev. William Eddy will help celebrate Jane’s life. Please join the family after the service at a gathering at the Beach Plum Inn at noon, with food and drink for all, to share memories and stories of Jane and Ted. The post Memorial service for Jane Farrow appeared first on The Martha’s Vineyard Times.

  • Gloucester

    Sarasota, FL – Bob passed away…

    Sarasota, FL – Bob passed away early Monday morning at Doctors Hospital in Sarasota, Fla., where he resided with his loving wife Sally and son Robbie. Bob had many ties to Gloucester, as he worked in the seafood industry most of his life. He went to work for National Fish & Seafood in 1984, where he was employed until he passed. He is survived by his wife, Sally, of 51 years; son Robert III, His four sisters, Kim (Howlett) Phillips, Robin Howlett, Heidi Howlett; and his brother Jack Howlett. Per his wishes there will be no services. Donations can be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka,…

  • Gloucester

    Frank P. Mondello

    Gloucester, MA – Frank P. Mondello, 92, of Gloucester, died Monday, April 23, at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, following a short period of illness. A lifelong resident of Cape Ann, Mr. Mondello was born in Gloucester on May 20, 1925, one of 14 children of Francesco and Francesca (Carbonaro) Mondello, both originally of Sicily. He attended Gloucester schools and married the late Marjorie P. (Veno) Mondello, also of Gloucester. Together, they raised four children and were an integral part of a larger family compound on Mondello Square in Gloucester. Mr. Mondello proudly served the nation in the United States Army during World War II as a member of…

  • Newburyport

    Sebastian – Mr. George Warren …

    Sebastian – Mr. George Warren Popp, 98, died April 21, 2018, at Pelican Landing in Sebastian, Fla. He was born in Rockland, Massachusetts, and has wintered in Barefoot Bay, Fla., since 1989. George was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran and was a retired electrical sales engineer for Gould, in Newburyport, Mass. He was a member of Roseland United Methodist Church, Roseland, Fla. Survivors include son Kenneth Warren Popp of Vero Beach, Fla.; daughter Judith Ellen Connor of Barefoot Bay, Fla., two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara Sears Popp. Memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice Foundation, 1110…

  • Newburyport

    Madison, GA – John “Jack” Hall…

    Madison, GA – John “Jack” Halloran passed away unexpectedly while hiking in California with his wife Tami. Jack was the third child and eldest son of John and Betty Halloran, one of nine siblings. He grew up in Newbury, Mass., and graduated from the Governors Academy in 1972, and Marquette University in 1976. After graduating, Jack was commissioned in the U.S. Navy and attended Naval Flight School In Corpus Christi, Texas, earning his Naval Aviator Wings. Jack made the Navy a career, and was one of only a handful of pilots achieving dual ratings in both fixed and rotary wing aircraft. He served several overseas deployments. After retiring from the…

  • Newburyport

    Prescott, AZ – Marie Ricker La…

    Prescott, AZ – Marie Ricker Lafoe Byrne, 88, passed away Saturday morning, March 31, attended by her husband and daughters after a too long battle with kidney disease and dialysis. Marie was born in Concord, Massachusetts, and was raised and lived in Newburyport, until her marriage to Col. Ronald E. Byrne Jr., in August 1976. Her previous marriage to Robert Lafoe, a career Navy civilian employee, ended with his accidental catastrophic death in 1971, while employed at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. She was the oldest of seven children, raised by her parents Ralph C. Ricker and Edythe (Boulden) Ricker. She was educated in Newburyport schools, graduating from high school in…

  • Salem

    Peabody, MA – Mary Louise Gray…

    Peabody, MA – Mary Louise Gray, M.D., 93 of Peabody, Mass., passed away peacefully on January 25, 2018. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., on December 22, 1924, the daughter of the late Albert S. Gray, M.D., and the late Mary Louise (Hogan) Gray, she was raised and educated in West Hartford, Conn. She graduated from Barnard College in New York and graduated from the Long Island School of Medicine (later known as the Down State Medicine College), where she received her medical doctor degree. Dr. Gray then began a career with Medical Mission Sisters in General Medicine working in Pakistan. She would return to the United States from 1959 to 1962…

  • Salem

    Peabody, MA – Gordon Donald Po…

    Peabody, MA – Gordon Donald Poetz, 82, born in Buffalo, New York, on June 9, 1935, left his family Sunday night, April 22, 2018. Gordon was the last and the youngest of three brothers, Harold and Richard Poetz. Upon graduation, he volunteered to serve his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. During his tour of service in England, he met his bride, Ann Everitt. After being discharged, he had a distinguished career at Logan Airport of 50 years. Where he was an aircraft mechanic for Eastern Airlines and Airborne Express. A job which he dearly loved. Survived by his wife of 60 years Ann. His…

  • Salem

    Boca Raton, FL – Carl P. Marti…

    Boca Raton, FL – Carl P. Martinello, 87, formerly of Peabody, Mass., passed away on April 12, 2018. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Agnes F. (Keough) Martinello with whom he shared over 61 years of marriage. Born in East Boston, Mass., on October 21, 1930, he was the son of the late Carlo Martinello and Lucy (DeSimone) Martinello. He was raised and educated in East Boston and a graduate of Northeastern University. Carl was a longtime Peabody resident. He was employed as a chemical engineer at Boston Gas for 43 years. He is survived by his four children and their spouses, Gary Martinello and Gayle Gleichauf of Beverly,…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Francis Patrick Devl…

    Danvers – Francis Patrick Devlin, 78, passed away peacefully on March 17, 2018. Frank was born March 31, 1939, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to the late Cornelius and Mary Ellen (Leahy) Devlin. His twin brother, Neil, died on December 31, 2017. He is survived by an aunt, Ann Leahy, of Philadelphia; and several cousins. He is also survived by many dear friends, who joined him in his love of music, gardening, and travel. Frank grew up in Philadelphia and in Wildwood, New Jersey. He received his B.A. from Mount St. Mary’s University, an M.A. from Niagara University, and a Ph.D. from Indiana University, Bloomington. Frank taught at the college level for…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Constance C. (Lawle…

    Beverly – Constance C. (Lawless) Melia, 69, beloved wife of the late Thomas P. Melia, died Sunday April 22, 2018, suddenly, at home, by natural causes. Born and raised in Malden, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late James and Constance (Downing) Lawless. She graduated from Cheverus High School in Malden in 1966, and received a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Boston in 1971. After college, she worked for several years as a magazine editor. After raising her four children she went to work at bank branches on the North Shore, including 10 years as a commercial loan assistant at TD Bank…

  • Salem

    Peabody – George Shahnaian pas…

    Peabody – George Shahnaian passed after a brief illness, surrounded by his loving children and grandchildren. Born and raised in Peabody, George was the son of the late Garabed (“Charlie”) and Haiganoush (“Emma”) Shahnaian. He was preceded in death by his sister, Virginia Shahnaian, and is survived by his former wife of 38 years, Barbara (Karavedas) Shahnaian; and their three children; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Daughters, Sophia Hennessey and husband Joseph, and Pamela Hutchison and husband Richard, reside in Lynnfield; son Charles Shahnaian and wife Elena, live in Los Angeles. George was a proud, loving, and incredibly funny grandfather to Athene Yagjian, Tanner Hutchison, Kara Hutchison, Joseph Hennessey, George…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Nicholas J. Decoulos…

    Peabody – Nicholas J. Decoulos, 64, of Peabody, passed away at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, with his loving family at his side. Nick was born in Peabody on March 28, 1954, son of Catherine (Panias) Decoulos and the late John N. Decoulos. Raised in Peabody, he graduated from Peabody Veterans Memorial High School in 1972 and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Respiratory Therapy from Northeastern University. Nick was employed as a respiratory therapist for 35 years at North Shore Hospitals, and retired in 2016 from Whidden Memorial Hospital in Everett. For a number of years, he and his family summered…

  • Salem

    Salem – Mr. Philip Russell Kie…

    Salem – Mr. Philip Russell Kiernan, 58, of Salem, died Sunday, April 22, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Russell William and Elizabeth Rosemary (Dwyer) Kiernan. He was raised and educated in Beverly and was a graduate of St. Mary’s School, Shore Country Day School in Beverly, and the Pingree School in Hamilton. Mr. Kiernan was the proprietor of the former Kiernan Auto Sales in Salem, and then joined his family’s business, Marine Arts Gallery in Salem and Naples, Florida, the oldest fine arts gallery in the United States devoted to…

  • Salem

    Naples, FL – Catherine (McGuir…

    Naples, FL – Catherine (McGuire) Hargrove, formerly of Danvers, Catherine (McGuire) Hargrove, 67, passed away on February 2, 2018, in Naples, Fla. She was born in Salem, Mass., on February 11, 1950, to the late William and Mary (Lawrence) McGuire. She was raised and educated in Danvers and graduated from Danvers High School in 1968. Cathy had resided in Naples, Fla., since 1973, and had been employed at an assisted living facility. She is survived by her son, Scott Hargrove, his wife, Lauren, and grandson, Ryan of Coral Gables, Fla.; her brother, Kevin McGuire, his wife Donna and their children, Jennifer (Grant) Glavin and Daniel; nieces, nephews, cousins and many…

  • Salem

    Rochester NH – Mary G. Atwood,…

    Rochester NH – Mary G. Atwood, 89, of Barrington, N.H., passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, April 22, at Riverside Rest Home. She was born on November 15, 1928, in Salem, Mass., the daughter of Clifford and Margaret (Cronin) Pooler. Mary was raised in Salem where she graduated from St. Mary’s parochial school in 1945. As a young girl she excelled in dance performance, particularly ballet as well as horsemanship. In the 1950s Mary and husband Bob moved their growing family to Barrington, N.H., where they resided until 2009. She worked at Calef’s Country Store for 25 years where she became well known and admired throughout the community.…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Maria da Luz (Silva)…

    Peabody – Maria da Luz (Silva) Lima, 86, of Peabody, passed away early Tuesday morning at the Beverly Hospital following a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Joao Lima, who passed away in 2002. Maria was born in Graciosa, Azores, Portugal, on September 18, 1931, daughter of the late Antonio and Eugenia (Correia) Silva. She was raised and educated there prior to moving to the United States. Prior to her retirement, she worked as a packer for Danvers Fishery Products. She was a longtime faithful parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Peabody, a place that was close to her heart and considered it her…

  • Salem

    Auburn, NH – Joanna Nichols Pe…

    Auburn, NH – Joanna Nichols Peabody, 90, died peacefully at home in Auburn, N.H., on April 21, 2018. She was born in New York City on October 31, 1927, to Edwin Pemberton Taylor Jr., and Elizabeth Williams (Nichols) Taylor. She was the beloved wife of the late Berkley Peabody; beloved mother of five children, Sarah Turnbaugh of Wakefield, R.I., the late Moses Peabody of Auburn, N.H., Samuel Peabody of Peabody, Mass., Persis Robbins of Haverhill, Mass., and Mary Richards of Reading, Mass.; grandmother of five, Harry Robbins III, Joanna Robbins, Nancy Killam, Laura Richards, and Ellen Richards; and proud great-grandmother of Owen Killam and Benjamin Robbins; also survived by her…

  • New Bedford

    Paul J. Goudreau, 91

    ACUSHNET — Paul J. Goudreau, 91, of Acushnet passed away on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Jacqueline (Jarry) Goudreau to whom he was married for 70 years. He was the son of the late David and Dorilia (Bonneau) Goudreau.He served in the United States Navy during World War II. After the war, he returned to New Bedford and worked at Morse Twist Drill until his retirement. He enjoyed family gatherings and working in his yard.Paul is survived by his […]

  • New Bedford

    Evelyn P. Ramalhete, 93

     NEW BEDFORD — Evelyn Ponte Ramalhete of New Bedford, died Monday, April 16, 2018. Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of late Abram Ramalhete and Lucinda (Serpa) Ramalhete Ponte Provost. She was the widow of Patrick Downey. She attended New Bedford schools, Vesper George School of Art in Boston and went on to receive her Bachelor of Arts from New Bedford Institute of Technology (NBIT) now UMass at Dartmouth. She was first a free-lance fashion illustrator for […]

  • New Bedford

    Alfred G. Bettencourt, 90

    WESTPORT — Alfred G. Bettencourt, 90, of Westport, peacefully passed away at home on Monday, April 23, 2018, surrounded by the love and care of his family. He was the husband of Faith D. (Norcross) Bettencourt and the late Claire A. (Dagesse) Bettencourt.Mr. Bettencourt was born in Dartmouth, son of the late Manuel J. and Emily (Andrews) Bettencourt, and had been a longtime resident of Westport. He was the owner/operator of A.G. Bettencourt, Inc. of Westport since 1958, running […]

  • New Bedford

    Isabel Goes, 89

     DARTMOUTH — Isabel Goes, 89, of Dartmouth, died Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Brandon Woods of Dartmouth. She was the widow of Leonard Goes and daughter of the late Jacintho “Jessie” and Mary (Rego) Sylvia.Born in New Bedford, Mrs. Goes resided in Dartmouth for most of her life and was a communicant of Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Church. She was employed as a supervisor at Cornell Dubilier for 32 years until her retirement.Her family includes her son, […]

  • Vineyard Haven

    Robert W. MacInnis

    Robert W. MacInnis died peacefully at the age of 103 on April 6, 2018. Robert frequented Linda Jean’s and lived on Hines Point in Tisbury. He was an incredible human, unselfish, loving, generous, the friendliest and an all-around great man who would always cheer you up if ever you were having a bad day. Born in Nova Scotia on March 25, 1915, he moved to Martha’s Vineyard when he was 14, and served in WW II with the 738th Field Artillery Battalion from 1943 to 1946. He was an incredible piano player, and piano tuner by trade, attended the Boston Conservatory of Music and the Niles Bryant School of Piano…

  • Vineyard Haven

    Barbara Ball Rivers

    Barbara Ball Rivers of Sarasota, Fla., died peacefully in her sleep on April 10, 2018, after a recent decline in health. She was 90 years old. Barbara was born in New York City on Dec. 11, 1927, the daughter of Raymond Clifford Ball and Margaret Morris Ball of Bronxville, N.Y. Both Barbara and her childhood sweetheart, Thomas Ellis Rivers Jr., grew up in Bronxville. Her post-secondary education included Salem College in North Carolina and Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School in New York City. Barbara married Thomas Ellis Rivers Jr. in April 1949 at the age of 21, after a long courtship beginning at the ages of 14 and 16, respectively. She…

  • Newton

    Yehudit R. Shorr

    Of Hingham, formerly of Lexington, at age 84, on April 24, 2018.   Beloved wife for 68 years of Ya’acov Shorr, devoted mother of her children Eran Shorr and his wife Esther, Maya Shorr Katz and her husband Ronald Katz, and Yoav Shorr and his wife Anne Schwartz.  Cherished grandmother of seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  Loving sister of Nurit Bakaus and the late Esther Barnea. Born in Germany in 1933, immigrated as a baby to Israel.  Served in the Israel Defense Force.  Went on to obtain a BFA from the Bezalel School of Art in Jerusalem. Yehudit, her husband and their three children immigrated to the Boston area in 1967, shortly…

  • Canton

    Ellen A. Galeota 4/23/2018 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA / Norwood,MA / Sharon,MA / Stoughton,MA / West Roxbury,MA

    Ellen A. Galeota West Harwich – Ellen A. (Masuret) Galeota, age 76, passed away peacefully at her home on April 23, 2018 following a long and courageous battle with progressive multiple sclerosis (30 plus years). Ellen was born January 2, 1942 in Boston (West Roxbury), MA, to the late Charles and Anna (Hoban) Masuret. She had two older brothers, C. Leo (deceased) and Donald of Palm Bay, FL. Beloved wife of 53 years to Ralph Galeota, Sr. Loving mother to Ralph (Ted) Galeota, Jr., and his wife, Lisa of Sharon, MA; Christine Brown and her husband Troy; and Julianne Hall and her husband John, all of Canton, MA. Ellen was…

  • Fall River

    Carol Gelinas 4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    FALL RIVER – Carol Marie Gelinas, age 71, passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Catholic Memorial Home. She was the daughter of the late Constantino and Eliza (Costa) Gouveia. Carol was an antique dealer and loved to collect antiques. She survived by her sister; Linda Gouveia, brother; Robert Gouveia, four nephews: Keith, Kevin, Kyle and Jacob Gouveia. She was predeceased by her brother, Richard Gouveia. Her funeral will take place from the Manuel Rogers & Sons Funeral Home 1521 N. Main St. Fall River on Thursday with extended calling hours from 8:30-9:30 A.M followed by a Mass of Christian Burial St. Michael’s Church, at 10 A.M. Interment in…

  • Lawrence

    Anthony “Tony” Enos

    Hampstead, NH – Anthony “Tony” Enos, 86, of Hampstead, N.H., died peacefully, Saturday, at his home. Tony was born in Cambridge, Mass., grew up and attended schools in Somerville, Mass. He was a resident of Hampstead for the past six months,…

  • Lawrence

    Marie M. Mootrey

    North Andover, MA – Marie M. Mootrey, born on February 26, 1932, in Newton, Mass., passed away in her sleep on April 20. She was married to James Mootrey, the love of her life for the past 64 years. She loved to spend the winter in Florida with…

  • Lawrence

    Jeffrey K. “Jeff” Bancroft

    Methuen – Jeffrey K. “Jeff” Bancroft, 47, of Methuen, passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, April 20, 2018. He was born in Boston and was the son of the late Edward and Sylvia (Wiley) Bancroft. Raised and educated in Maine, Jeff…

  • Lawrence

    Lucy E. (Camasso) Napoli

    North Andover, MA – Lucy E. (Camasso) Napoli, 87, of Andover, and formerly of North Andover, died April 18, 2018, at the High Pointe House in Haverhill. Lucy was born in the Bronx, N.Y., on Feb. 7, 1931, to the late Pasquale and Lucia (Cestrone)…

  • Lawrence

    Roderick Burns

    Methuen – Roderick A. Burns, 74, passed away Monday April 16 at the Fidelity House in Methuen Massachusetts. He was the son of the late William and Theresa (Guarino) Burns. Roderick enjoyed attending Buttonwoods Adult Day Health program, since…

  • Lawrence

    Russell L. Six

    GROVELAND – Russell L. Six, 83, of Groveland, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 21, 2018, surrounded by his loved ones. Russell was born in Jacksonville, Ill., on November 2, 1934, son of the late Allen Six and Genevieve (Westrope) Six. He…

  • Lawrence

    Howard W. Bailey

    Kingston, NH – Howard W. Bailey, 59, of Kingston, N.H., died on April 17, 2018, at the Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, following a brief illness. Born in Haverhill, Mass., he was the son of the late Howard and Helen (Leate) Bailey. He…

  • Lawrence

    Carol A. (Brady) O’Leary

    Lawrence, MA – Mrs. Carol A. (Brady) O’Leary, 72, of Lawrence, passed away on Saturday, April 21, at her home surrounded by her family. The daughter of the late Blair Cormier and Cecile (Couture) Brady, she was born in Lawrence, and had been an…