• Wilmington

    Joyce (Barnaby) Albowicz

    Joyce A. Albowicz (Barnaby), age 75, of Tewksbury, formerly of Wilmington, passed away peacefully with her loving family at her side on May 2, 2018. Joyce was the beloved wife of the late Anthony L. “Tony” Albowicz, devoted mother of Tracy Burke & husband Daniel and Anthony David Albowicz all of Wilmington and Douglas Albowicz of Tewksbury. Loving “Nana” of Kyle Burke & wife Kayla, Shawn Burke, Daylon Burke, David Sullivan-Albowicz and Great-Grandchildren Kyle Jr., Kassidy and Hailey. Cherished daughter of the late Floyd and Evelyn (Foote) Barnaby, dear sister of Linda Rollins of Goffstown, NH and Florida, Arthur Barnaby & wife Marsha of Florida and the late Floyd Barnaby.…

  • New Bedford

    Steven G. Santos, 63

    NEW BEDFORD — Steven G. Santos, 63, of New Bedford, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 27, 2018 at his residence.Born on April 24, 1955 in New Bedford, the son of Antone and Estella (Lopes) Santos of New Bedford, he was a lifelong resident of the city and was a graduate of Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School. Mr. Santos was employed as a Steel Worker with Teledyne Rodney Metals in New Bedford for many years before his retirement.Steven […]

  • New Bedford

    Maria F. Couto, 68

    DARTMOUTH — Maria Fatima Couto, age 68, of South Dartmouth, passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at Brandon Woods of Dartmouth. She was the wife of the late Manuel Carlos Couto and the daughter of the late Jose and Odilia (Amaral) Alexandre.Maria was born in Ribeira Quente, St. Michael, Azores and moved to this area in 1978. She had worked as a seamstress for Cliftex Corp. and was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.She is survived by her sons, Paul Couto of New […]

  • New Bedford

    Madeleine Tavares, 68

    DARTMOUTH — Madeleine (Martineau) Tavares, 68, of N. Dartmouth passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at Charlton Memorial Hospital following a long illness. She was the beloved wife of Joseph R. Tavares with whom she shared 45 years of marriage.Raised in New Bedford, she was one of three children born to the late Henry and Aldea (Courtemanche) Martineau and had resided in Dartmouth since 1984. A graduate of St. Anthony’s High School and Bridgewater College, she followed up with […]

  • New Bedford

    Patricia A. Travers, 66

    DARTMOUTH — Patricia A. Travers, 66, of Dartmouth died Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Fall River Healthcare.Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Gilbert and Lillian (Lopes) Travers, she lived in Dartmouth for most of her life. She was a graduate of Dartmouth High School.Patricia was formerly employed as a nurse at Child and Family Services for 19 years.She is survived by her daughter, Stacia Vieira and her husband Tony of Dartmouth; her brother, Michael Travers […]

  • New Bedford

    Robert A. Fontaine, 68

    FAIRHAVEN — Robert A. Fontaine, 68, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Tufts Medical Center from complications after heart surgery.A proud graduate of Villanova University, Bob was an avid reader, trivia master, skilled sailor and had a passion for life on the waterfront. He also had the most unforgettable, contagious laugh.Above all, Bob was the devoted and deeply loved father of Margot Y. Fontaine and Brigitte Fontaine, both of New Bedford and the much […]

  • New Bedford

    Roberta Florindo, 64

     MIDDLEBORO — Roberta “Bertie” (Candee) Florindo, 64 of Whitman, passed away peacefully after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late Rita and Robert Candee of Middleboro.Bertie was born in Waterbury, Conn. before moving to Middleboro. She was a graduate of Middleboro’s class of 1972 before pursuing a career in banking at the loan office for Middleboro Trust Company. After retirement she enjoyed spending time with […]

  • Gloucester

    Charlie Cleveland

    Baltimore, MD – Charles H. Cleveland died on March 1, 2018, at age 96. He was the beloved husband of the late Janice Marshall Cleveland of 48 years and Irene Cleveland of 16 years and devoted father of James Cleveland of Cambridge, N.Y., Lois Trego of Houston, Texas, and Joan Wendt of Essex, Mass. He is survived by 9 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.Charlie served in the U.S. Army during WW II and fought in the battle of Anzio, Italy. He was awarded The Purple Heart and The Bronze Star for his meritorious service in combat. He was a longtime employee of the Gloucester Building Center, affectionately known as “Cleve”, and…

  • Andover

    2nd Year Remembrance In Loving…

    2nd Year Remembrance In Loving Memory of Susan Wolf Ratyna March 3, 1951 – May 2, 2016 .The world may change from year to year, and friends from day to day, But never will the one I loved, from memory pass away. Sadly missed by her husband Ed, and all her family and friends

  • Andover

    Medford – Paul Alden Nichols, …

    Medford – Paul Alden Nichols, 90, of Medford, passed peacefully on April 22, at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, under the compassionate care of the David James Hospice Unit. Paul was born in Cambridge, August 19, 1927, and lived in Medford for his entire life. He was married to his late wife Dorothy “Dot” (MacInnis) and for 54 years they shared a life in the home that he built for her. A woodworker by trade, Paul created giant structures such as a 20-foot seahorse for a shipping firm, dinosaur displays for the Museum of Science, and the walk through computer at Boston’s Computer Museum. He created designs…

  • Andover

    Andover – Robert "Bob" Colombo…

    Andover – Robert “Bob” Colombosian, 92, a longtime resident of Andover, passed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side on April 30, 2018. Born on December 8, 1925, Bob was the son of Sarkis and Rose (Krikorian) Colombosian who were the founders of Colombo & Sons Creamery, incorporated in 1929 as the first yogurt dairy in America. He graduated from Punchard High School, Andover, Class of 1944 and attended Bryant & Stratton College of Boston. He was also a proud Word War II Army veteran. Bob married Alice (Amboian) of Detroit, Michigan in 1947 and they celebrated 61 wonderful years together until her passing in 2008.…

  • Gloucester

    Rockport, MA – Captain Stephen…

    Rockport, MA – Captain Stephen “Steve” G. Fritch, 66, husband of Katy McGrath Fritch passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on April 28, 2018, after a courageous battle with ALS. Steve was born in Fitchburg, Mass. on March 8, 1952, son of the late Ralph and Nancy (Wicky) Fritch. He was a graduate of the Park School in Brookline, Mass., Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H. and the University of New Hampshire with a degree in business. He made a career in trust and investment banking at the First National Bank of Boston, Shawmut Bank in Worcester, and Fleet Bank in Albany, N.Y. He then moved to Charter Trust…

  • Gloucester

    Baltimore, MD – Charles H. Cle…

    Baltimore, MD – Charles H. Cleveland died on March 1, 2018, at age 96. He was the beloved husband of the late Janice Marshall Cleveland of 48 years and Irene Cleveland of 16 years and devoted father of James Cleveland of Cambridge, N.Y., Lois Trego of Houston, Texas, and Joan Wendt of Essex, Mass. He is survived by 9 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.Charlie served in the U.S. Army during WW II and fought in the battle of Anzio, Italy. He was awarded The Purple Heart and The Bronze Star for his meritorious service in combat. He was a longtime employee of the Gloucester Building Center, affectionately known as “Cleve”, and…

  • Gloucester

    Manchester by the Sea – F. Ger…

    Manchester by the Sea – F. Geraldine Costello 88, beloved wife of the late Richard J. Costello, died Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born and raised in West Newton, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Sirianni) Faraca. Her passions in life were family, children, faith, food, and education. First in her family to attend college, she graduated St. Bernard’s High School and earned a Bachelor’s degree from Framingham State. Mrs. Costello continued her education earning a M. Ed. in Guidance and Counseling from Boston University. Although happiest when in the service of others, she deeply valued her independence, and…

  • Newburyport

    Rowley, MA – Donald Phillip Ho…

    Rowley, MA – Donald Phillip Hovey of Rowley passed peacefully with his family by his side on Tueday, May 1. He was born in Ipswich to George and Blanche (Decker) Hovey on January 1, 1929. He attended Ipswich Schools, graduated in 1949 and attended Burdett College in Lynn. He joined the 26th Division of the Massachusetts National Guard and became a Master Sergeant with the 102nd Field Artillery Battalion. In 1953 he married Ruth Amber Knowles. They lived in Ipswich for a few years and moved to Rowley to raise their family of three daughters. Don worked for the First National Stores, the Nissen Baking Company for 32 years and…

  • Newburyport

    South Hampton, NH – Sarah Moor…

    South Hampton, NH – Sarah Moore, 95, of Main Avenue, passed away peacefully Monday afternoon at Highpoint Hospice in Haverhill, Mass. with her son by her side. She is predeceased by her husband Arthur Sr., her son Arthur Jr., her son Frank and his wife Donna. Sarah was a life long resident of South Hampton, N.H. She graduated from Amesbury High School in 1940 and went on to become a nurse. She spent most of her career at Amesbury Hospital. She was involved in many organizations in South Hampton including the Fidelity Grange, the Fireman’s Association, the South Hampton Baptist Church, and the Ladies Fellowship. Traveling, camping, and canoeing were…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport, MA – Patricia Ann…

    Newburyport, MA – Patricia Anne (Rose) Theriault, 90, longtime Newburyport resident, passed in the tranquil beauty of her son’s home in Sandown, New Hampshire, early Tuesday morning, May 1, 2018, comforted by the loving presence of her daughter-in-law, Teresa (Callahan) Theriault, who has been her caretaker, along with Pat’s son, Peter, during her battle with cancer. She was the devoted wife of 45 years of the late William E. Theriault, who died November 9, 1996. “Pat”, as she was known by many, was born in Salem, Massachusetts on December 4, 1927, one of three daughters of the late Edgar “Russell” and Cleophas (Cadegan) Rose, and was a graduate of Salem…

  • Salem

    Lynn, MA – Stephen P. Hooley …

    Lynn, MA – Stephen P. Hooley of Lynn, Massachusetts passed away unexpectedly on April 17, 2018 at the age of 55. Steve was born on May 13, 1962 in Salem to the late Francis and Sheila ( Harrington) Hooley. He was also predeceased by his brother Mark Hooley. Steve was raised in Salem and was a graduate of Bishop Fenwick High School in Peabody. He worked for many years as a CDL driver for multiple businesses. Steve was a lover of nature and regularly participated in a number of outdoor activities, most notably fishing and camping. He had developed an affinity for gardening. He was a sports enthusiast having played…

  • Salem

    Peabody – James E. “Ed” Hughes…

    Peabody – James E. “Ed” Hughes, Jr., 92, beloved husband of Helen (Hayden) Hughes, died peacefully on Tuesday May 1, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, while in the comforting presence of his family. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late James E. and Gertrude (McDonough) Hughes, Sr. He grew up in Lynn where he attended schools and graduated from Lynn Classical High School. He later attended Northeastern University. Ed worked as an Engineer and Metallurgist with General Electric in Lynn, where he collaborated in developing and building the Stealth Fighter among his projects. Ed enjoyed quiet pursuits and outdoor endeavors like fishing or…

  • Salem

    Salem – Stephen Pierce, 21, of…

    Salem – Stephen Pierce, 21, of Salem, died unexpectedly on Wednesday April 25, after sustaining injuries from a fall earlier that day. Born in Boston, he was the son of Susan Chick of Beverly and the late John Pierce. Stephen Aka Big Steve had a big heart and was also known for his big bear hugs. He loved playing with friends on Xbox live and had many friends from all over the country that he played with. He often spent time at the Lake house with his cousins boating on Balch lake and snowmobiling. The family would like to thank the many friends and family that came out to the…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Charles E. “Charlie”…

    Danvers – Charles E. “Charlie” Russell, 74, died Sunday, April 29, 2018, in the Brentwood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Danvers following an brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Virginia M. (Call) Russell. Born in Somerville on November 25, 1943, he was the son of the late Charles E. and Mabel I. (Torode) Russell. He was a graduate of Somerville High School and had resided in Beverly for many years before moving to Danvers in 1982. Charlie was employed as letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Lexington, Chelsea, and Revere for thirty-two years before retiring in 2003. A U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, he had…

  • Salem

    Alexander B. Carter III

    Salt Lake City, UT – Alexander B. Carter III, age 60, passed away of leukemia on April 4, 2018, in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. He was born October 4, 1957, son of Alexander B. and Carole (Peterson) Carter of Topsfield, Mass. He was born on the first day of the Space Age, as he was so very proud to tell everyone he met. He was the loving husband of Christine (Horgan) Carter. They were married in Carson City, Nevada on May 7, 1988. Raised in Topsfield, he was a graduate of Masconomet Regional High School, Boxford, Mass., Class of 1975. Alex was truly a progressive…

  • Salem

    Salem – Mrs. Kristine (Madsen)…

    Salem – Mrs. Kristine (Madsen) Goodwin 75, of Pelham, N.H., formerly of Salem, beloved wife of the late Paul Goodwin Sr., died Saturday, April 28, 2018, at her home. Born in Marblehead and a longtime resident of the City of Salem, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and devoted her life to her family. She will be deeply missed. Kristine is survived by her children, James Kain and his wife Laurie of Peabody, Todd Kain of Florida, Darrell Kain and Cindy of Salem, Paul Goodwin Jr. and his wife Kathy of Providence, R.I., Jennifer Brault and her fiancé Wendy Joy of Salem, Kalem Longo and her husband Daniel of…

  • Salem

    Peabody, MA – Michael J. Rufo,…

    Peabody, MA – Michael J. Rufo, 64, of Peabody passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, after a strong and courageous battle with cancer. He was in the comfort of his home with his family and dog by his side. Michael was born in Malden, Mass. on October 28, 1953, to the late Joseph and Catherine (Holland) Rufo. He was the brother of the late Catherine (Rufo) Foley of Woburn. Michael graduated from Malden Catholic High School where he was Tri-Captain of their football team. He also attended Boston College. Michael was always passionate about science and math so he pursued his Doctorate in Physics later in life. He spent…

  • Salem

    Peabody, MA – Gerald Afrow, 80…

    Peabody, MA – Gerald Afrow, 80, passed on May 1, 2018, at Massachusetts General Hospital. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 57 years, Beverly (Kaplan) Afrow; his son, Stephen (Afrow) Mykel of Los Angeles; his daughter, Lynne (Afrow) Ellis and husband, Matt Ellis of Boxford; his granddaughter, Abigail; and his two brothers, Mitchell Afrow of Lynnfield and Allan Afrow of Boca Raton. Born and raised in Chelsea, the son of Horner and Esther Afrow, Gerald served in the U.S. Army and reached the rank of Captain. He received a Master’s in Education from Suffolk University. Gerald worked as a Special Education teacher in Beverly. He also worked…

  • Salem

    One Year Anniversary Patricia …

    One Year Anniversary Patricia A. Marron January 19, 1939 – May 3, 2017 It was one year ago that you left us. We love you and miss you very much each and every day. You’ll always be with us in our memories and forever in our hearts. Your loving husband, five children, nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and our extended family.

  • Salem

    NEWPORT, NH – Ethel Agnes (St…

    NEWPORT, NH – Ethel Agnes (Stevens) Rogers, 89, passed peacefully on April 22, 2018, with her loving husband by her side. Born on August 7, 1928, in Everett, she graduated from Salem State College with a Degree in Education and a Master’s Degree in Library Science. Ethel taught first grade in Ipswich, and later became the head Librarian at Ipswich Junior High School. She married Joseph Robert Rogers in 1950 and lived in Ipswich for sixty-four years, later moving to New Hampshire. Ethel is survived by her loving husband Joe, their children Stephanie and husband Edward Sullivan of Ipswich, Elise and her husband Gerald Bundy of Newbury, New Hampshire and…

  • Vineyard Haven

    Nancy Jean McVeigh Tesch

    An engaged and full life ended when Nancy Jean McVeigh Tesch died. She recently celebrated her 87th birthday surrounded by those she loved. She died on April 30, 2018, of complications from pneumonia and heart failure. Nancy was born on April 20, 1931, in Superior, Ariz. Her life took her to many places, including the University of Wisconsin, Madison, the Washington, D.C., area, Germany, and finally Martha’s Vineyard. Nancy was a longtime resident of the Vineyard, and she worked at the Edgartown National Bank for over 20 years. She loved to travel, and visited 49 of the 50 states, as well as many countries abroad. She was active in the…

  • Vineyard Haven

    Steven G. Mills, D.D.S.

    Dr. Steven G. Mills died unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Joseph and Theresa B. (Whalen) Mills, he was predeceased by his daughter, Erin M. Mills. Dr. Mills graduated with honors from Stonehill College in Easton, and received his doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of West Virginia in Morgantown, W.V., completing the rigorous four-year program in just three years at the top of his class. He began his dental career in North Dartmouth, working alongside his brother, Dr. Joseph Mills. As the sole proprietor of Dockside Dental, he has proudly served the community of Martha’s Vineyard for the…

  • Brighton

    John H. Spellacy, III 4/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA / Onset,MA / Brighton,MA / Taunton,MA

    John H. “Buddy” Spellacy, III, age 63, of Brockton, died Monday, April 16, 2018, at his home following a lengthy illness. Born and raised in Brockton, he was the son of Marie (LeMoing) Spellacy of Brockton and the late John H. Spellacy, Jr. John was a graduate of Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School and made deliveries for C.A.C.R. for many years. John’s hobbies included carpentry, camping, and working on cars. John’s favorite time was spent at home with his girlfriend of 30 years, Janet Loughlin and cooking Sunday dinners for his family. He was a good neighbor and friend to many and would do anything for them. John is…

  • Dartmouth

    Madeleine (Martineau) Tavares 5/1/2018 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Madeleine (Martineau) Tavares, 68, of N. Dartmouth passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at Charlton Memorial Hospital following a long illness. She was the beloved wife of Joseph R. Tavares with whom she shared 45 years of marriage. Raised in New Bedford, she was one of three children born to the late Henry and Aldea (Courtemanche) Martineau and had resided in Dartmouth since 1984. A graduate of St. Anthony’s High School and Bridgewater College, she followed up with study at Middlebury College, eventually getting her Master’s Degree. Madeleine worked for 33 years in the Fairhaven School System, at both Hastings Middle and Fairhaven High Schools. Subsequently, she worked for…

  • Lawrence

    Catherine Jones

    Salem, New Hampshire – Catherine “Kitty” Jones of Salem, N.H., formerly of Andover and Reading, April 17. Age 90. Wife of the late David S. Jones. Mother of Stephen D. Jones of Haverhill, and Kenneth A. Jones and his wife Kathryn of Plaistow, N.H….

  • Lawrence

    Anne Marie (Goodell) Greenwood

    Haverhill – Anne Marie (Goodell) Greenwood, 64, wife of Russell D. Greenwood, passed away April 29, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Marie O. (Lemire) Goodell. Raised and educated…