• Wilmington

    Jacqueline (Conroy) Aiesi

    Jacqueline M. Aiesi (Conroy),”Jackie”, age 55, of Wilmington, formerly of Woburn, passed away unexpectedly on April 25, 2018. Jacqueline was the dear daughter of the late Joseph Conroy and Jean and Paul Sevigny, she is survived by her children Melissa and Austin Aiesi and their dad Frank Aiesi all of Wilmington, she was the sister of Maureen DeMango & husband Sam of Wilmington, Brian Conroy & wife Mary of Alton, NH, Mark Conroy & wife Linda of Londonderry, NH, the late Barbara Conroy-Yaseen and Paul Sevigny. Jacqueline is also survived by many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester, MA – Lorraine M. M…

    Gloucester, MA – Lorraine M. Muise, 85, of Gloucester, wife of the late Robert L. Muise passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Gloucester on August 10, 1932, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Silva) Vidal. Lorraine was a devoted, caring mother to four children. She worked as a telephone operator for Dutton’s answering service and later worked for many years as a head waitress at the Easterly Restaurant, a job she truly loved. She enjoyed many adventures with her husband, family, and friend’s creek side at Good Harbor Beach and in the White Mountains of N.H.…

  • Salem

    Peabody, MA – Louise E. Newhal…

    Peabody, MA – Louise E. Newhall, passed away at home with her loving family at her side. Proud mother of six, she was a dedicated grandmother of thirteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Born in Salem in 1923, Louise raised her family in the Gardner Park neighborhood in Peabody. Daughter of Elizabeth and Martin Ryan, sister of Mary and Martin, Louise was married to Paul L. Newhall who, with the help of Louise, operated an oil delivery company. Louise is survived by her children: Marianne L. Newhall of Quincy, Brian C. Newhall and his wife Phyllis of Woodstock, Georgia, Elizabeth Hill of Salem, Christine L. Newhall and her husband James J.…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Joseph H. Samuel, Jr…

    Beverly – Joseph H. Samuel, Jr., age 92, died peacefully on April 23, 2018 at his home in Beverly, where he resided for the past 62 years. He was the beloved husband of Marie (Freeman) Samuel who predeceased him in July 2009 after 59 years of marriage. Joseph was born in Boston and educated in the Brookline public schools. He entered Yale University in 1942, and under an accelerated Navy V-12 program graduated at the age of 19. Initially commissioned as ensign, Joseph served in the Pacific Ocean as the Second World War was ending. He was released from duty in July 1946, but recalled to serve in the Korean…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Helen D. (Demanchyk)…

    Peabody – Helen D. (Demanchyk) Brazuk, 92, beloved wife of the late George Brazuk, died unexpectedly on Wednesday April 25, 2018, at the North Shore Medical Center, Salem Hospital. Born in Ansonia, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Anna (Katz) Demanchyk. She grew up there where she graduated high school. She moved to Peabody where she lived for 67 years. Mrs. Brazuk worked as a Sales Associate with Jordan Marsh Department Store which became Macy’s at the North Shore Mall for over 25 years until her retirement in 1998. She is survived by a son George W. Brazuk of Destrehan, La.; a daughter Judith Collura of…

  • Salem

    Swampscott, MA – When asked ho…

    Swampscott, MA – When asked how her career path had veered from early childhood education to a long career as a national advocate for animal welfare and rescue, Randi Lynne (Shapiro) Cohen would explain that children and animals both required patience and needed someone who would be their advocate. She spent the first part of her career as a teacher, preferring to teach in an underserved school district in Lynn, before opening a travel agency in Salem, Mass., with her husband Gerry Cohen. After the death of her husband, Mrs. Cohen started volunteering at Northeast Animal Shelter, helping her sister, Cindi Shapiro, who founded the Shelter in 1976. Mrs. Cohen…

  • New Bedford

    Laurinda Oliveira, 97

    NEW BEDFORD — Laurinda “Lolly” (Ferro) Oliveira passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Oaks. Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of Jose Alves and Rosa (Nogueira) Ferro. She was the wife of the late Alfred “Curly” Oliveira who was the love of her life.Lolly, as she liked to be called, graduated from New Bedford High School in 1938. She retired from the Mass. Dept. of Welfare Office as a receptionist after 40 years.She was a devout Catholic and a […]

  • New Bedford

    Terry J. Medeiros, 56

    NEW BEDFORD — Terry James Medeiros, age 56, passed away April 20, 2018, while vacationing in Jamaica. Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the late James M. Medeiros and late Phyllis L. (Menard) Cabral, and step-son of the late Joseph J. Cabral, Jr.He was a 1979 graduate of Dartmouth High School and a 1981 graduate of Rhode Island School of Electronics. He worked as a Network Engineer and Field Support Specialist in the Information Technologies industry. Terry loved spending […]

  • Salem

    10th Year Anniversary June Ann…

    10th Year Anniversary June Ann Lang August 6, 1935-April 27, 2008 10 years ago you left this earth. There isn’t a day that goes by that you are not thought of and missed dearly. You were the best wife, mother, grandmother and sister that anyone could ever ask for. We were truly blessed as a family. The only regret is you were taken too soon. We know you are with us every day looking down upon us all. Your legacy lives on with your husband, children, grandchildren and your great grandchild. Loved always, sadly missed. Until we meet again. xoxo

  • Vineyard Haven

    Dennis Bernard

    Dennis George Bernard, 64, of Edgartown, died on April 24, 2018. He was a very kind person who loved life. Dennis was a simple man who found joy in going for walks around town, visiting Daybreak Clubhouse in Vineyard Haven, and spending time with close friends and his beloved mother, Louise M. Bernard, who passed last April. He always had a smile on his face and was a joy to be around. He will be missed greatly by everyone who knew him. Dennis is survived by his nephew, Alex Bernard, and niece, Ellen Blodgett. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at New Westside Cemetery, Robinson…

  • Lawrence

    Clara E. (Cruz) Santiago

    New Britain, CT – Clara E. (Cruz) Santiago, 67, beloved wife of the late Luis Manuel Santiago-Fernandez who passed away in December, passed away April 20, 2018 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut surrounded by her loving family. Born in the…

  • Lawrence

    Vincent F. Graziano

    Methuen – Vincent F. Graziano “Vinnie”, 69, of Stoughton, formerly a longtime Methuen resident, passed away Monday at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center surrounded by family and friends. Vincent was born in Revere on September 20,1948 to the late…

  • Lawrence

    Ruth H. Sousa

    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…

  • Malden

    Carol A. “Abbe” Abatematteo 4/23/2018 12:00:00 AM Malden,MA

    Carol A. “Abbe” Abatematteo, of Malden passed away on April 23, 2018. She was 71 years old. Carol was the life partner of the late Phyllis Abatematteo. She was the daughter of the late Arcangelo and Antonette (Villano) Abatematteo. Carol was the loving mother of Robert Bashaw and his wife Amanda. She was the sister of Joanne Dermody and her late husband Paul and Rosalie DeGorski and her husband Edward. She is also survived by grandchildren, nieces and nephews. At Carol’s request all services will be private. Interment of ashes will be in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Contributions in Carol’s memory may be made to Massachusetts General Hospital Fireman…

  • Malden

    Robert William Manning 4/22/2018 12:00:00 AM Malden,MA

    Robert William Manning, age 56, died at his home on April 22, 2018. The cause of death is unknown. Born November 24, 1961 in Malden, he lived in Medford in his early years and later in his adulthood in Malden and worked as a general contractor. Robert is survived by his wife Irene and his two daughters; Sarah and her fiancé Genio and Nicole and her husband Fabio. He was the cherished grandfather of Monika, Melina and Camryn. Robert also leaves his mother Judy and his brothers, John, Mark, Michael, Gary, Paul and sisters, Sheila and Kathleen and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his…

  • Falmouth

    Hilda P. Gibson

    Hilda Pauline (Natzel) Gibson, 88, of Falmouth died April 24 at Royal Falmouth Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, where she had been living for the past two years.

  • Falmouth

    Arlene E. Martin

    Arlene E. (Struble) Martin, 73, of Lowell died April 21 at Lowell General Hospital. Ms. Martin was a foster mother for 22 children over the years. She leaves family in Falmouth.

  • Newton

    Mickie Edwards Leff

    Mickie Edwards Leff of Woburn, at age 88, passed away peacefully on April 27, 2018. She was dearly loved by her late husband Inman Leff, by her children Jordan Leff (Leonie Shapiro), Sara Antonakos (Sotirios), Rene Gilbreath, Thea Yosowitz (Jeff), her sister-in-law Elaine Katz, her brother-in-law Mort Leff (Joe Ballard). She is predeceased by her sisters Dodie Cohen and Marsha Berdit , her brothers-in-law Meyer Cohen, Jacob Leff, and Ernie Katz. Cherished grandmother of Brandon (Tasha), Cory (Keenan), Tali (Alex), Channah, Lila, Kyle, Jacob, and Rachel. She has touched the lives of many others, including Glenn Gilbreath and the late Donna Hall Leff, and so many extended family members and…

  • Falmouth

    Emil D. Tietje Jr.

    Emil David Tietje Jr., 90, of Falmouth, died on April 25. He was the former owner of Green Pond Boat Yard and owner/operator of Woods Hole Boat Sales that included the Falmouth Marina, the Harbor View Fish Market and Patriot…

  • Plymouth

    Steven M. O’Donnell 4/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA / Plymouth,MA / Wareham,MA / Norwell,MA / Middleboro,MA

    Steven M. O’Donnell, age 62 of Brockton died Monday, April 16, 2018 at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital. Born and raised in Brockton, he was the son of Eleanor (Barron) O’Donnell of Brockton and the late James O’Donnell. Steven attended Brockton High School and later worked in the steel industry. He was a member of the Boston Steelworkers Union. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed walking, gardening and fishing, winning many tournaments. Steven was also a fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots. Steven was the proud father three daughters, Shannon O’Donnell of Plymouth, Kathleen O’Donnell and Colleen O’Donnell both of Wareham; brother of Kathleen Dwyer of Norwell and…

  • Taunton

    Priscilla Guay 4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM Taunton,MA

    In Taunton, April 24, 2018 Priscilla Lorraine (Broomhead) Guay,Age 88, Priscilla died at Morton Hospital while surrounded by her loving family. Priscilla was the daughter of the late John T. and Cora (Sherman) Broomhead died at Morton Hospital. Born and educated in Taunton, Priscilla enjoyed playing bingo, visiting casino’s and above all cherished her time with family. Priscilla was the mother of Francine Sousa and her husband Henry of Seekonk, Kathleen Ryan and her husband Charlie of Taunton, Lorraine Prince and her husband Paul of New Bedford, Geralyn Guay of Spokane, Washington and the late Maureen Tucan. She was the last of her twelve siblings and was the loving grandmother…

  • Newton

    Gerald “Jerry” Gartz

    Gerald “Jerry” Gartz, of Framingham, passed away on April 27, 2018 after a long illness. He was 71 years old. He was the beloved husband of Susan M. (Silver) Gartz for 50 years. Born in Boston, the son of the late Nathan and Gertrude (Crystal) Gartz, Jerry was raised in Dorchester, graduated from English High School, and attended Suffolk University. A resident of Framingham since 1969, he was the owner of Jerry’s Catering and his canteen truck was well known. Jerry enjoyed golf, music, animals, vacationing, and trying his luck at the craps and poker tables. In addition to his wife, Jerry is survived by his son Jamie and his…

  • Cape Cod

    Katherine A. Daw, 104

    WEST YARMOUTH – Katherine A. (Kelly) Daw, 104, of West Yarmouth, passed away peacefully in her home on April 25, 2018. She was the wife of Curtis F. Daw, who died in 1988.She was born in Fitchburg to the late James Kelly and Ellen (Driscoll) Kelly. She graduated from St. Bernard’s High School and trained at Worcester City Hospital School of Nursing, receiving her R.N. in 1935. Beginning her professional career as a staff nurse at Worcester City Hospital, she soon turned to […]

  • Cape Cod

    Robert Borror

    DENNIS PORT – It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected death of Robert Borror of Dennis Port, MA, on Sunday, April 15, 2018. Robert was the beloved son of Ursula Borror of Centerville. He will be remembered fondly by his family and many friends. He was a gifted musician and an avid baseball fan.Burial will be private.A celebration of Robert’s life will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 12 – 2pm at Gray’s Beach in Yarmouth Port. All are welcome to attend.

  • Cape Cod

    Dan Lawson

    WELLFLEET – Imagine a summer sunset, shining bright ’til the moment it dips below the horizon. That was Dan Lawson. Smart, funny, caring and cantankerous. It was a potent mix. Dan was born in 1958 in Summerville, Nova Scotia, the youngest of four children born to Murray and Amy (Hupman) Lawson. He was predeceased by his oldest brother Ron and is survived by brother Ray and sister Laura (Lawson) Dobson. Growing up in a small village surrounded by beauty fostered an adventurous and independent […]