• New Bedford

    Thomas M. Quinn, Jr., 89

    DARTMOUTH — Retired Judge Thomas M. Quinn, Jr., of Dartmouth, passed away on Wednesday, April 25, at the age of 89. Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the late Barbara (Donaghy) Quinn and Attorney Thomas M. Quinn, Sr., and the brother of the late Judge James M. Quinn. He was a long-time parishioner of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in South Dartmouth.Thomas was a 1946 graduate of Holy Family High School. He then went on to graduate from the College of the Holy Cross and Boston […]

  • New Bedford

    Thelma P. Candeias, 85

    WESTPORT — Thelma P. (Collins) Candeias, 85, of Westport passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at Our Lady’s Haven, Fairhaven. She was the wife of Alfred F. Candeias.Born in Fall River, daughter of the late Ephriam L. and Louise M. (Potter) Collins, she had lived in Fall River until the age of 10 prior to moving to Westport. She was a Communicant of St. John the Baptist Church, Westport. She had worked as a Westport Reserve Police Matron, worked for the Westport School […]

  • New Bedford

    Evelyn F. Inman, 94

    INMAN — of Buzzards Bay, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, Evelyn F., 94. Wife of the late G. Parker Inman. Relatives and friends are invited to visit on Sat., Apr. 28, 2018, at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 2:30 p.m. Interment will follow in Oakland Grove Cemetery, Bourne.

  • Gloucester

    Manchester-by-the-Sea – John R…

    Manchester-by-the-Sea – John Raymond Krasnakevich, Ph.D., 78, passed peacefully on February 23, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. A resident of Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass., the son of the late Charles and Anna Krasnakevich, he is survived by his wife, Carmela, and daughters Victoria and Nichola, and Victoria’s fiance, Charles. John also leaves his sister in-law and brother in-law, JoAnne and Paul Devin and his nephews Christopher and Michael Devin. John retired from Raytheon Company Integrated Defense Systems where he served as Principal Engineering Fellow and Technical Director of BMDS Radar Programs. He was very well respected by his colleagues at the Raytheon Company and by the National Defense community. John was…

  • Gloucester

    Annisquam – Mr. Robert Stephen…

    Annisquam – Mr. Robert Stephen Borghesani, 83, died peacefully at home with his loving family at his side on April 22, 2018 from complications of diabetes and Parkinson’s. He was the beloved husband of Cynthia F. (Doxsee) Borghesani with whom he shared 51 years of marriage. He was born in Plymouth, MA on September 2, 1934. He was the son of the late William and Mary Borghesani. Bob lived in Annisquam for almost 20 years, he previously lived in Carlisle where he and Cynthia raised their two sons. Bob graduated from Arlington High School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he received his degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1956. He went…

  • Gloucester

    Rockport, MA – James A. Walliu…

    Rockport, MA – James A. Wallius, 71, of Rockport, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 15, 2018 in Tampa, Fla. while on vacation. He was born in Rockport, on June 18, 1946, son of the late Arvo and Viano (Salo) Wallius. He was a graduate of Rockport High, Class of 1964and later attended Wentworth Institute of Technology and North Shore Community College. He grew up in Lanesville and hung around with the likes of Zeke, Parrot, Lark, Maki, Eboy, Buck, Robertson, Jacobson, Burton, Prybot, Duck, Duff and Geo. He served in the United States Army from 1966- 1969. He was assigned to the White House Communications Agency and was stationed…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport, MA – Norma passed…

    Newburyport, MA – Norma passed away peacefully on April 10, 2018 with family at her side. She was born in Newburyport on February 16, 1927 to the late Gus and Mabel Moody. She graduated in the class of 1944 from Newburyport High School and loved the monthly luncheons with fellow graduates. After high school, Norma went to Lynn Burdett secretarial school. She went on to work for the telephone company in Newburyport until she married John Gray and started a family. She went to work part time at the Newburyport Press after having her 3rd child but was always home when school let out for the day. Family came first…

  • Newburyport

    Topsfield, formerly of Wenham …

    Topsfield, formerly of Wenham – Ruth (Bateman) Sousa, age 96, passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Wife of the late George P. Sousa, Ruth was the daughter of the late Leslie and Helen(Brown) Bateman of Salem. She graduated from Salem High School in 1938 and graduated from what was then Salem Commercial School in 1940. Ruth’s first job was with John Hancock Insurance in Salem. Finding a passion for bookkeeping and the attention to detail it required, Ruth went on to work as a bookkeeper for many years including running the office for her husband at Massie Transportation in Peabody. In 1948 she married her…

  • Newburyport

    Amesbury, MA – James passed aw…

    Amesbury, MA – James passed away unexpectedly on April 22 at the Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. Born in Haverhill on November 5, 1942, he was the son of the late James Sr. and Irene (Norton) Tannian. James was known for his kindness, selflessness, big heart, and big smile. He enjoyed spending time with his daughters and grandchildren, especially enjoying family gatherings and his grandchildren’s school or sporting events. He loved spending time in the garden, reading books and time spent at Piper Hill Tree Farm with the McAllister family. James spent many hours at yard sales looking for good finds for family and friends. He enjoyed collecting records and…

  • Salem

    Ft. Myers Beach, FL – Bruce G….

    Ft. Myers Beach, FL – Bruce G. Wade, age 70, of Ft. Myers Beach, Fla., formerly of Lynn, died Wednesday surrounded by his family, in the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. He was the husband of Mary L. (Tester) Wade, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Born and raised in Lynn, he was the son of the late Marion (Peabody) DeRosier and Francis “Gus” DeRosier. He was employed by Polaroid Corporation for 25-years as a model maker in research & development, until his retirement 15 years ago. Before moving to Florida 8 years ago, he and his wife traveled the U.S. and abroad, spending summers with family…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Phyllis Jean (Leake)…

    Peabody – Phyllis Jean (Leake) Freeman, 90, of Peabody, died early Tuesday morning at the Brentwood Nursing home in Danvers following a brief illness. She was the devoted wife of the late William E. Freeman, Sr with whom she shared over 69 years of marriage Born in Peabody, she was the daughter of the late Lesley and Susan (Murphy) Leake. She was a lifelong resident of Peabody and a graduate of Peabody High School. Phyllis was an active member of St. Ann’s Church in Peabody and was involved with the bizarre, pre-Cana and any other activities that involved the church and later worked part-time as a sales clerk at the…

  • Salem

    Marblehead – Perry W. Morton, …

    Marblehead – Perry W. Morton, of Marblehead, a pioneer in middle-market investment banking in Boston, died April 19, 2018. He was 78 years old. Mr. Morton was Managing Director of Baldwin and Clarke Corporate Finance Inc., a leading investment banking firm located in Boston and Bedford, NH. Previously, he was Managing Director of Advest, Inc. and prior to that a founder and Managing Director of Ulin, Morton, Bradley and Welling in Boston, an early provider of corporate finance services to middle-market companies. He was a 1964 graduate of Harvard Law School and held a BA degree in economics from the University of Michigan. After service as Captain in the U.S.…

  • Salem

    Marblehead – Mary Elizabeth De…

    Marblehead – Mary Elizabeth Devine, Ph.D, 79, a long-time resident of the Town of Marblehead, died April 24, 2018 at Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born August 12, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late William and Helen A. (Sullivan) Devine. Mary received her undergraduate degree and her Doctorate in English Literature at Loyola University, Chicago. Dr. Devine was a Professor of English at Salem State University for 40 years and an author of several books. Mary is survived by her siblings, Richard Devine and his wife, Charlene and Eileen Devine and her husband Patrick Ryan, her sister-in-law, Paulette Litz, many nieces and nephews and…

  • Salem

    Lynnfield – Kevin M. Canty, ag…

    Lynnfield – Kevin M. Canty, age 65, died Tuesday, April 24 at the Holy Name Hospital in Methuen. Born in Lynn on August 30, 1952 he was the son of the late Harold V. and Dorothy (Best) Canty. Kevin was a lifelong resident of Lynnfield and was a graduate of Lynnfield High School, Class of 1970 and St. Anselm College in 1974. He was very active in Lynnfield Athletics, having served as the freshman basketball coach at Lynnfield High School for over 30 years; as well as being one of the founding members of the Lynnfield Junior Sports program. Kevin had also been a longtime basketball and soccer official. Most…

  • Newton

    Caleb and Gabriel Hershey

    of Arlington, on April 21, 2018.   Beloved twin sons of Noah and Allie Hershey.  Graveside services at Beit Olam East Cemetery, 42 Concord Rd., Wayland, Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 10:00 am. The post Caleb and Gabriel Hershey appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

  • Canton

    James T. Griffin 4/20/2018 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA

    James T. Griffin of Canton passed away April 20th at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Born and raised in Quincy, he graduated from Quincy High School and was a Navy Veteran of the Korean War. He was the retired Past President and Business Representative of Local # 4 International Union of Operating Engineer’s, Boston. Jim was a Boxer while in the Navy and was an avid Boxing fan that enjoyed watching boxing matches on television. He has lived in Canton for the last 30 years and was a member of the Canton Senior Men’s Club. Beloved husband of Nancy M. (Burke). Father of James Griffin and his wife Rowena of Anaheim,…

  • Fall River

    Mary T. (Mitchell) Hodkinson 4/22/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    Mary Theresa (Mitchell) Hodkinson, R.N., entered into eternal life on April 22, 2018 surrounded by her children at home. Mary, the daughter of the late William J. and Ann Cecilia Grace Mitchell, was born in Fall River. As the beloved wife of the late Charles J. Hodkinson Sr., Mary is the mother of Edward, Peter, William, Ann-Margaret and the late Kathleen- Ann Hodkinson and Charles J. Hodkinson Jr. Mary, the youngest sister of the late Dorothy Crosman, Edward Mitchell, Peter, William, and Michael Mitchell, had thirty-three nephews and nieces. After graduating from Mt. St. Marys Academy and St. Annes School of Nursing, Mary went on to work many diversified jobs…

  • Lawrence

    Edna L. (Manning) Gallagher

    Dracut, MA – Mrs. Edna L. (Manning) Gallagher, 62, of Dracut, MA passed away peacefully at her home on April 10, 2018. The daughter of Thomas and Florence Manning, Edna was born in Boston, and had been an area resident of the Merrimack Valley for…

  • Lawrence

    Sandra J (Fletcher-O’Mara) Hoffman

    Andover, MA – Sandra J. Hoffman (Fletcher O’Mara), 76, died peacefully at home after a long illness. She was born in Laconia, N.H., to the late Charles and Joan Fletcher, graduating from Laconia High School, class of 1959. She attended Boston…

  • Lawrence

    Donna Ann (Crompton) Lyons

    Bradford, MA – Donna Ann (Crompton) Lyons, a resident of Bradford, passed away in her home on Monday April 23, 2018. She was 69. Born in Lawrence on August 27, 1948, she was the beloved daughter of the late Fred Crompton and Harriet Mae (Black)…

  • Lawrence

    Jennie Klemiata

    North Andover – Jennie Klemiata, 98, of North Andover, died April 23, 2018 at her home in North Andover surrounded by her family and friends. She was born in South Boston, on September 28, 1919 to the late Stephen and Malvina Subach. She enjoyed…

  • Lawrence

    Rose M. LaPierre

    Pelham, NH – Rose M. (Brousseau) LaPierre, 87, of Pelham, NH and formerly of Atkinson, NH and Haverhill, died suddenly on April 23, 2018 at the Parkland Medical Center, Derry, N.H. Born in Lawrence, Mass., the daughter of the late Joseph…

  • Lawrence

    Paul E. Rheaume

    Manchester, NH – Paul E. Rheaume of Manchester, N.H., passed away on April 20, 2018 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, after battling pancreatic cancer, surrounded by his family and friends. He was born in Haverhill, on September 17, 1951 the…

  • Springfield

    Florence Hall

    Florence Hall Send Flowers February 20, 1914 – April 19, 2018 Florence Gladys (Mills) Hall, 104 of Springfield, MA, peacefully was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at Wingate, West View full obituary

  • Watertown

    Arthur DerBoghosian 4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM Watertown,MA

    It is with great sadness that the family of Arthur DerBoghosian announces his passing on April 24, 2018, at age 86.  Arthur is survived by his beloved wife Catherine (Makris) of 60 years, their six children and many grandchildren.  He was a devoted father to John and his wife Linda, Diane and her partner Lisa, Irene and her husband Demetri, Michael and his wife Karym, Stephen and his wife Catherine, and Philip and his wife Gail, and was a loving grandfather to Catherine, Anna, Nicholas, Alexander, Alexa, Nicole, and the late Jesse. A lifelong resident of Watertown, Arthur earned a chemical engineering degree from Northeastern University and worked in the…

  • Massachusetts Death Notices

    Diane (Prunier) Gendreau 4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM Webster,MA

    Webster Diane (Prunier) Gendreau, 57, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Harrington Memorial Hospital in Southbridge. She leaves a daughter, Tracy Echevarria and her husband Julio of Putnam, CT., 2 grandsons, Charlie and Moses Echevarria, 3 great grandchildren, 2 brothers, Armand ‘Pete’ Prunier and his wife Ann and Donald Prunier, sisters, Doris Kuszewski and her husband Jerry, Sharon Magnant, Peggy Benkowski, Pamela Adams and her husband Russell, Carol Krasnecky, Susan Barlow and her husband Robert, Marie Gorski, MaryEllen Rafferty, Shelley Stewart and Patricia Marrier and her husband Paul and many nieces and nephews. Diane was born in Webster, November 12, 1960, daughter of the late Armand and Betty (Lanciault)…

  • Worcester County

    Mary Twumasiwaa 4/26/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Mary Twumasiwaa, 72, passed away unexpectedly on February 12, 2018 from short illiness.She was born in Ghana on February 18, 1945 daughter to late Isaac Obeng & Emelia Korantemaa. She worked for many years in the Home Health Aid and owns her own business in Ghana. Ms. Mary Twumasiwaa was a parishioner at Presbyterian Church of Ghana, where she was active in the church Singing Band & the Women fellowship. A “mother to all” she will be fondly remembered for her contagious smile her love of jokes, dance and the many delicious meals she prepared for her family & friends. Besides her husband Osei Kwabena, she leaves her brothers Hinson…

  • Worcester County

    John K. “Jack” McSherry, 99 4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM Naugatuck,CT / Worcester,MA

    NAUGATUCK, CT___ John K. “Jack” McSherry, 99, of Naugatuck, passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 24, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Waterbury. His wife of 49 years, Mary Margaret (Donovan) McSherry died in 2002. He was also predeceased by his daughter, Mary C. Masse in 2012 and her husband, Shawn Masse in 2006 and by his sister Marie “Sis” Lowe in 2014. His paternal great-grandparents, Hugh McSherry and Susan (Adamson) McSherry came to Naugatuck from Ireland in the late 1840s. His maternal great-grand-parents Patrick McCarthy and Mary (Reardon) McCarthy arrived in Naugatuck in the 1850’s. His grandparents Barney and Winifred (Kelly) McSherry and John and Rose (Leonard) McCarthy were born…

  • Cape Cod

    Cooper Funeral Notice

    COOPER: Edward R. “Bob,” 70, of Hyannis, died Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Jeannette (Beres) Cooper. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27th at Doane Beal and Ames Funeral Home, 160 W. Main St., Hyannis. His Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, April 28th at 11:00 a.m. in St. Francis Xavier Church, 347 South St., Hyannis. Burial will be […]

  • Cape Cod

    Roseanna V. Haugh

    W. BARNSTABLE – Roseanna “Rose” Veronica Haugh of West Barnstable, MA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at home, with her daughters by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late William J. Haugh, Sr.She was born in South Boston, MA in 1937, daughter of John J. and Veronica M. (Baldyga) Stockman. She was a graduate of South Boston High School. She worked at the Supreme Diner and was better known as “Rocky.” It was there, she met Bill. They would move to Norwell to […]

  • Cape Cod

    James T. Christie, Jr.

    DENNIS – James T. “Jimmy” Christie, Jr., 54, died Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Massachusetts General Hospital with his loving family by his side.Born in Framingham on March 24, 1964, he was a son of Judith A. Christie and the late James T. Christie, Sr. Jimmy was a graduate of Natick High School and went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Framingham State College. He spent his career working as a Counselor and Client Advocate for various health agencies on Cape Cod. […]

  • Bedford

    Marcia M. MacFarlane

    Marcia M. MacFarlane April 07, 1943 – April 23, 2018 Marcia Mary MacFarlane, of Acton.She was the daughter of the late Charles and Estelle (Taylor) MacFarlane and sister of the late Judith MacFarlane. She is View full obituary

  • Brockton

    Betty L. (Mattinson) Swanson 5/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA / Ocala,FL

    SWANSON, Betty L. (Mattinson) 89, Of Ocala, Florida, formerly of Brockton, passed away on Jan 15, 2018. Beloved wife for 68 years to Richard Swanson of Ocala, Florida, formerly of Brockton. Beloved mother of Glen Swanson and his wife Linda of Ocala, FL, Karen Clark and her husband Ken of Deposit, NY, and Stephen Swanson and his wife Doris of Danvers. Sister of Barbara Nagle of West Wareham and the late Ruth Wheeler of Holbrook. Loving “Mimi” to her grandchildren Michelle, Kimberly, Kristie, Kellie, Laura, Megan, Kristin, and Kourtnie. Also survived by 11 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel,…

  • Charlestown

    JEAN F. (CAMPBELL) SULLIVAN 4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Jean F. (Campbell) Sullivan, a lifelong resident of Charlestown and summer resident of Kingston, New Hampshire, entered into eternal life on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Boston Medical Center in Boston. She was 77 years of age. Jean was born in Boston on December 3, 1940, a daughter of the late William J. Campbell and Agnes (O’Connell) Campbell. She grew up in Charlestown where she was educated in the parochial school system of Charlestown and graduated from Charlestown High School. Jean worked alongside her husband Jack at Sullivan’s Pub in Charlestown for many years always quenching the thirst of many patrons. She enjoyed traveling to Kingston, New Hampshire where she…

  • Chicopee

    Stanley R. “Stan” Whitacre 4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM Chicopee,MA

    CHICOPEE ~ Stanley R. “Stan” Whitacre, 79, of the Fairview section of Chicopee, was Called Safely Home on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. He passed into Eternal Life at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield surrounded by the care and comfort of his loving family. He was born in Canton, Ohio on January 30, 1939, a beloved son of the late Carlton B. and Mary B. (Warner) Whitacre. He was raised in Canton, attended Canton schools and moved to Chicopee in 1960 where he lived in the Aldenville section of Chicopee for many years before moving to Fairview in 2014. He served his country in the United States Air Force and attained…

  • Chicopee

    Robert Brouillard 4/22/2018 12:00:00 AM Chicopee,MA

    Robert Brouillard, 92, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Apr 22, 2018. He was born in Chicopee on Jan 23, 1926 to the late Joseph D. and Bertha (Fontaine) Brouillard. He was a communicant of the former Assumption Parish before joining St. Rose de Lima Parish. Robert was a WWII Navy Veteran aboard the USS Alaska in the Pacific Theater, participating in Iwo Jima, Okinawa and the Philippine Liberation. After 40 years, Robert retired in 1988 as Superintendent of Savage Arms in Westfield. He was predeceased by his beloved wife and best friend of 70 years, Therese (Chapdelaine) Brouillard, who passed away on Apr 19, 2018. They…