• Wilmington

    David A. Sarich

    David A. Sarich, age 66, of Wilmington, passed away on May 2nd, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Carmel J. (Bredin) Sarich of Wilmington, loving father of Mary Teresa Carter & her husband William of Boston and Carolyn Sarich of Portland, ME, grandfather of Josephine Carter, dear son of the late Rudolph and Mary Sarich, step-son of the late Ann Sarich, dear brother of Nancy Varmette & her husband Leonard of TX, step-brother of Robert Galiano and Pattiann McDaniels of New Jersey, uncle of Kristen & her husband Michael Sharples, nephew of Christian & Margaret Sarych of Ohio. David is also survived by his sister-in-law Mary Bredin…

  • Falmouth

    Anne E. Thorstensen

    Artist Anne E. (Vose) Thorstensen, 68, died April 29 at the Royal of Cotuit Nursing Home in Mashpee after an eight-month battle with breast cancer. She was a longtime resident of Falmouth and Martha’s Vineyard.

  • New Bedford

    Dorothy Desroches Perry, 92

    DARTMOUTH — Dorothy Desroches Perry, age 92, of Dartmouth, MA, passed on April 24, 2018, at Charlton Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy was the wife of the late Raymond O. Desroches and the late Justin Perry, Jr. Born in Acushnet, MA, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Mabel (Whitaker) Beaumont.Dorothy was a longtime resident of Fairhaven and Mattapoisett. Later in life, she moved to Port Charlotte, FL, with her husband Justin. She returned to […]

  • New Bedford

    Robert E. Black, 81

    MATTAPOISETT — Robert E. Black, 81, died May 2, 2018, peacefully at home. He was the husband of Joan N. (Edwards) Louden-Black. The son of the late F. Robert and Eileen (Fitzgerald) Black, Robert was born and raised in Wakefield, traveled the world, and lived in Mattapoisett since the 1970’s.Robert was an alumnus of Boston College and Clark University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. Robert, a veteran of the Vietnam War, served his […]

  • New Bedford

    Martha V. Lucas, 66

    FREETOWN — Martha V. (Pittsley) Lucas, 66, of East Freetown passed away April 28, 2018, after a short illness. She was the wife of the late John E. Lucas, Jr.Born in Acushnet, MA, she was the daughter of the late Adelbert Reynolds and Laural (Pittsley) Benson.Martha lived most of her life in Freetown and was educated in Lakeville-Freetown Schools. She loved music, going to the casino but most of all spending time with her family.She is survived by 5 children John […]

  • New Bedford

    Jeanne N. LeDuc, 88

    NEW BEDFORD — Jeanne Norma LeDuc, 88, of New Bedford passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2018 after a long illness.Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Alexander J. and Alma (Lauzier) Messier, Jeanne was predeceased by her loving husband and soul mate Leo E. LeDuc, as well as three sisters, Aline, Vivian, and Claire, and three brothers, Normand, Roland, and Arthur.Burdened with health issues throughout her life, Jeanne will always be remembered for her […]

  • Gloucester

    Formerly of Essex, MA – Willia…

    Formerly of Essex, MA – William J. Mitchell of Warminster and formerly of Beach Haven Terrace, NJ and Essex, MA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Christ’s Home Retirement Community in Warminster. He was 90. He was the beloved husband of 15 years to Dorothy Edman Mitchell and to the late June Adams Mitchell. Born in Providence, RI he was the son of the late Manuel and Margaret Damon Mitchell, father of the late David N. Mitchell, and step father of the late Douglas Sanders. William proudly served in the United States Army during World War II. He worked for over 40 years and retired as a…

  • Gloucester

    Rochester, NH – Muriel "Sue" (…

    Rochester, NH – Muriel “Sue” (Mello) Burke, 71, died Monday, April 30, 2018 at Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NH following her battle with colon cancer. Born in Gloucester on October 15, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Evelyn (Barratt) Mello. Sue was a member of GHS Class of 1965 and lived in Gloucester all of her life until moving to Rochester in 2015. She was employed by Gorton’s for 25 years before retiring in 2007. Sue loved her birds and grand-dogs, family outings, playing bingo, knitting, crocheting, and going to flea markets and yard sales. She is survived by her beloved husband of 44 years,…

  • Gloucester

    Essex – Phyllis Eva (Godzik) A…

    Essex – Phyllis Eva (Godzik) Addison passed on Wednesday, May 2, at Beverly Hospital after suffering a stroke. She was surrounded in her final days by her husband of almost 65 years, Harold Addison, children, grand children and their spouses. She was born on December 29, 1933 in Danvers and was lovingly brought up by her grandmother, Matilda Tremblay and her aunt Edith Lannell. Phyllis graduated from St. Joseph’s parochial High School. Phyllis met her soul mate and love of her life, Harold when she was 15. They were married in 1953 after Harold’s return from serving two years with the 503rd Airborne Infantry. Shortly after moving to Essex they…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester, MA – John Elliott …

    Gloucester, MA – John Elliott Pistenmaa, 83, of Gloucester, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018 at the Addison Gilbert Hospital. Born in Gloucester on January 30, 1935, he was the son of the late Urho John and Winifred (White) Pistenmaa. After high school, Elliott had served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He had worked his whole life as a stone mason for himself and also with Bruce Johnson for many years. He is survived by his daughters, Erikka Perkins and husband Bernard Perkins Jr. of Nantucket, Rebecca “Becca” Main of Gloucester; his son Otto “Sonny” Herrmann and wife Kelley Hosmer; grandchildren, Romy, Maxx and Tres Herrmann.…

  • Gloucester

    Beverly and formerly of Byfiel…

    Beverly and formerly of Byfield – Nicholas Paul Cross, 27, of Beverly and formerly of Byfield, died unexpectedly on Monday, April 30. He was born in Boston, November 23, 1990, one of triplets to Peter Cross of Byfield and Gretchen (Thoma) Christensen of Methuen. A 2009 graduate of Triton High School, Nick attended Northern Essex Community College. While at Triton he was captain of the wrestling team, played soccer and also ran track. He was employed at Fiore Construction, Beverly and previously at Creative Masonry and Design, Portland, ME. Nick was a very kind and compassionate person, loved by all for his outgoing personality and sense of humor. Always the…

  • Gloucester

    Madison, AL – Donna Lee (Vande…

    Madison, AL – Donna Lee (Vanderhoof) Tuck (1/13/46 – 5/2/18) – Madison, AL – Donna Tuck, 72 of Colchester, Vt., passed after a battle with breast cancer. Predeceased by her parents, Howard Ray Vanderhoof and Mary Louise Lamphere and her brother Ray (Butch) Vanderhoof. She married the love of her life, Gerald Tuck, on June 7, 1969. She is survived by her husband and their five children, Alden and his children (Christopher, Victoria, James) and their families; Eric Tuck (spouse -Monica) and children (Danielle, Lauren, Nicholas); Amy Cabrera (spouse – Luis) and children (Andre’s, Emily); Julianna Carlson (spouse – Johnathan) and children (Abram, Dylan, Lianna, Nathan, Stephen); and Adam Tuck…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport, MA – Raymond L…

    Newburyport, MA – Raymond L. Plouff, age 90, of Newburyport, died Monday, February 19, 2018 at Portsmouth Regional Hospital with his family at his side. The only son of four children of the late Louis and Ida (Arsenault) Plouff, he was born in Newburyport on November 19. 1927 and had attended Newburyport High School. Raymond entered the military on May 31, 1945, proudly serving with the United States Navy until his honorable discharge on June 27, 1946 with the rank of Seaman First Class. He was a very successful realtor in the Merrimack Valley and also greatly enjoyed his years as a woodworker crafting natural wood pieces for the Mill…

  • Salem

    South Hamilton – Alberta Mae (…

    South Hamilton – Alberta Mae (Bryant) Sheppard, 83, of South Hamilton, passed away on Wednesday evening, May 2, 2018 at the Masconomet Healthcare Center in Topsfield. She was the beloved wife of the late Herbert J. Sheppard. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Caroline (Alexander) Bryant. Mrs. Sheppard had been employed as a cafeteria baker at the Cutler School in Hamilton for many years prior to her retirement. Alberta’s greatest joy was her family, especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-granddaughters. Surviving her are two daughters, Roberta Jones and her husband Christopher of Danvers and Robin Perry and her husband Mitchell of…

  • Salem

    Osprey, Florida – Martin A. Ma…

    Osprey, Florida – Martin A. Martens of Osprey, Fla., formerly of Topsfield, Mass., passed away on his birthday May 1st at 79 years of age from complications of Parkinson’s Disease. He was surrounded by loving family members. Martin was born in Eindhoven, Holland on May 1, 1939. He was the son of Adrianus and Huberta Martens and was the youngest of five siblings. He attended The Brothers of Love Boarding School, the Phillips School of Engineering and served several years in the Dutch Army. He immigrated to the United States with his first wife, Joanna (Tournoy), with whom he shared 49 years of a loving marriage before her passing. Martin…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Celestino “Tino” Po…

    Beverly – Celestino “Tino” Portela, 91, of Beverly and formerly of Peabody, died Tuesday afternoon at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a brief illness. He was the devoted husband of the late Maria “Zena” Portela with whom he shared over 65 years of marriage. Born in Tras-os Montes, Portugal, he was the son of the late Francisco and Genebra (Dias) Portela. He was raised and educated in Portugal and later immigrated to the United States in 1972 where he settled with his family in Peabody. He has lived in Beverly for the past 5 years. While living in Portugal, he served with the Portugal Army for over…

  • Salem

    Vero Beach, FLORIDA – Louise G…

    Vero Beach, FLORIDA – Louise G. (Verza) Burke Glazer, 94, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach. Born in Peabody (MA) she was the youngest daughter of the late Louis and Teresa (Bertoldi) Verza. A graduate of St. John’s School and St. John’s High School, she also attended Boston University. She married Philip J. Burke of Peabody after he returned from WWII. He predeceased her in 1973, as did her sisters and their husbands, Linda Peterson (Peabody), Lillian Buckley (Marblehead) and Lucy Fitzgerald (Marblehead). As a young woman she enjoyed the beaches of Marblehead, MA and the camaraderie at Salem Country Club…

  • Salem

    Manchester-by-the-Sea – Gordon…

    Manchester-by-the-Sea – Gordon S. Bell, Jr., 88, died Wednesday, May 1, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House following a brief illness. Born in Beverly on April 15, 1930, he was the son of the late Gordon S. and Lucy A. (Fiske) Bell. He was a lifelong resident of Manchester-by-the-Sea. A U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, he served as a survival instructor and was honorably discharged as a staff sergeant in 1954. Gordon was employed in the manufacturing industry for many years as a supervisor at Sylvania and ITT as well as the Eaton Corp. He was also once employed in the banking industry for several years…

  • Salem

    Beverly, MA – Frances Claudine…

    Beverly, MA – Frances Claudine Nauss, age 91, of Beverly, formerly of Wakefield, died April 24 at the Ledgewood Rehab and Skilled Nursing Center in Beverly. Born in Concord on July 1, 1926 she was the daughter of the late Larry and Dorothy (Lohnes) Nauss. Ms. Nauss was educated at the Massachusetts Hospital School in Canton. She received her Bachelor’s from Northeastern University, as well as a Certificate in Medical Sciences. She had worked at several hospitals in the Boston area as a Registered Medical Records Librarian and was a consultant at several nursing homes. Ms. Nauss had retired from Somerville Hospital in 1981. She had completed over 9,000 hours…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Joanne Lucille Twomb…

    Danvers – Joanne Lucille Twombly, 82, of Danvers, formerly of Needham, died peacefully surrounded by her children on Thursday, May 3 at Masconomet Healthcare in Topsfield. Joanne was born August 25, 1935, the daughter of Ruth (Roffe) and Eldon Moulton. She graduated Needham High School in 1953 and married in 1954. She and her family moved to Danvers in 1957, where she spent the rest of her life. Joanne LOVED watching and listening to the Boston Bruins from the late 60’s thru present day. Later in life, she loved going to the Danvers Senior Center where she enjoyed listening to the Music and participating in the Blind Group. She was…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Mary Mostacci, 91, p…

    Peabody – Mary Mostacci, 91, passed away on Wednesday, May 2. She was born on April 23, 1927 in Lynn, MA to John and Concettina (Persichilli) Costanzo. Mary graduated from Lynn English High School in Lynn and started a career as a hair dresser. She worked and retired from the U.S. Postal Service. Mary was married to the late John Anthony Mostacci raising five children in Lynn and Salem, MA. Mary was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She was an avid sports fan and loved the Red Sox, Patriots and Bruins. Mary loved to laugh with friends and family, and enjoyed playing bingo and cards. She had…

  • Newton

    Dr. Kenneth H. Falchuk

      Dr. Kenneth H. Falchuk, of Newton, peacefully passed away on May 3, 2018, surrounded – as he always was – by people he loved and who loved him. For fifty years, the beloved husband of Nancy (Kozinn). Devoted to his son Evan and his wife Felicia, his son Brad and his fiancé Gwyneth, and his daughter Aimee. Grandfather of Brenna, Colin, Lydia, Izzy and Brody. Loving brother of Dr. Myron Falchuk and Myra Friedlander.  Doctor, teacher, scientist, businessman and one heck of a dancer.  Kenneth was born in Brooklyn, NY, attended Stuyvesant HS, Dartmouth college and Harvard Medical School.  He was Chief Resident at Peter Bent Brigham hospital (now Brigham and Women’s…

  • Foxboro

    Michael Peter Jordan

    Michael “Mikey” Peter Jordan, passed away peacefully on May 1, 2018 after a lengthy illness at Norwood Hospital, surrounded by the comfort of his loving family. He was the son of the late Michael and Theresa (Morin) Jordan.

  • Fall River

    Janice A. (Chichlowski) Gluchacki 5/2/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    FALL RIVER… Janice A. (Chichlowski) Gluchacki of Fall River passed away May 2, 2018 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of Joseph G. Gluchacki of Fall River. Born in Fall River, she was a daughter of the late Albin and Anna (Werbinski) Chichlowski. Mrs. Gluchacki was a communicant of Holy Cross Chapel in Fall River and worked as an Assembler in the local Textile Industry for many years. Along with her husband, survivors include her daughter: Susan A. Barboza and her companion Barry Hebert of Swansea; her sons: Joseph A. Gluchacki and his wife Brenda of Dartmouth, David M. Gluchacki and his wife Tammy of Dighton and Brian…

  • Lawrence

    Norman Milhendler

    Haverhill – Norman Milhendler, 80, of Haverhill passed away Monday April 30 at Penacook Place. He was born on January 10, 1938, to Phillip and Ruth (Maizel) Milhendler. He lived in Haverhill all his life, attended Tilton Grammar School and…

  • Lawrence

    Katherine A. Gallant

    Methuen – Katherine A. Gallant passed away on Saturday April 28, after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer. She was born in Methuen and a graduate of Tenney High School, class of 1968. She was most recently employed by Walmart in…

  • Lawrence

    Barbara A. Lutey

    Salem, NH – Barbara A. (Tatoyian) Lutey passed away on April 29, 2018 at Academy Manor in Andover, Mass. after a short illness. She was the daughter of Anna M. (Fredrickson) Tatoyian and Charles Tatoyian. Barbara graduated from Lawrence High…

  • Lawrence

    Rita L. Bogrett

    Haverhill – Rita L. (Seymour) Bogrett, 92, a longtime resident of the Bradford section of Haverhill, died May 1, 2018, at Holy Family at Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill. Born, raised and educated in Haverhill, daughter of the late Joseph…

  • Lawrence

    Nancy (Atwood) Silvestro

    METHUEN – Nancy (Atwood) Silvestro, 57, passed away at her home in Methuen on Monday, April 30, after a short, but courageous battle with pancreatic and liver cancer. Nancy was born in Lawrence on October 27, 1960, daughter of the late John and…

  • South Boston

    DALE ANNE SARNO 5/2/2018 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA

    SARNO, DALE ANNE of Roxbury passed away on May 2, 2018 after a long illness. Mother of Dina Callery. Sister of Tina Sarno, Kathleen Sarno, Karen Kelly and John Sarno. Grandmother of Julianna and Michaela Robertson. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Visiting hours will be held at the Casper Funeral Home located at 187 Dorchester Street in South Boston on Sunday, May 6 from 3-6 PM. Interment services will be private.

  • Southbridge

    Ruth Mason

    View Ruth Mason Southbridge Southbridge – Ruth D. (Sicard) Mason, 63, died Wednesday, May 2, 2018, surrounded by her family, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Worcester, following an illness.   Her husband was the late Eric S. Mason, who died December 13, 2014.  She is survived by her son, Adolph Mason, and his wife, Kerry Ann, of Hudson, MA; her daughter, April M. Dupuis, and her husband, James, of Southbridge; seven… Southbridge – Ruth D. (Sicard) Mason, 63, died Wednesday, May …

  • Cape Cod

    Brig. General George Mitchell

    E. ORLEANS – Brig. General George Mitchell, aged 93 1/2 years old of East Orleans, MA (Cape Cod), passed away May 1, 2018. George is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Gloria, his three sons John, Robert and George, Jr., his daughter-in-law Beth and his grandson Benjamin.George was born October 8, 1924 at Maaser-El-Shouf, Lebanon and came to the United States as a naturalized citizen of the United States. He resided most of his life in the State of Connecticut before retiring to […]

  • Cape Cod

    Thomas B. Stoughton

    RAYNHAM – Thomas Briggs Stoughton, 69, of Raynham, MA, died Monday, April 30, 2018, after a courageous battle with leukemia. He was married for 31 years to the late Ruth (Gouldrup) Stoughton, who passed away in 2008.Born February 11, 1949, in Peterborough, NH, and raised in Brockton, he was the son of the late Richard Stoughton, Jr., and the late Charlotte (Hawkes) Stoughton.Tom was a 1967 graduate of Brockton High School and later attended Gettysburg College, where he majored […]