• Newton

    Elinor Gadon

    Graveside Services at Kesher-Zion Cemetery, Shillington, PA on Friday, May 11, 2018 The post Elinor Gadon appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

  • New Bedford

    Adrienne Sylvia, 96

    NEW BEDFORD — Adrienne (Van Gorp) Sylvia, 96, of New Bedford, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018, after a period of declining health. She was the wife of the late Anthony P. Sylvia, Jr.Born in Antwerp, Belgium, she was the daughter of the late August and Maria (Eykens) Van Gorp. During World War II, she met a young soldier serving in the U.S. Army Medical Division who had participated in the Battle of the Bulge. The couple then married and returned to his home city of New Bedford […]

  • New Bedford

    Maurice Duperre, 87

    FALL RIVER — Maurice Duperre, 87, of Fall River, husband of the late Marie Pauline (Labrecque) Duperre, was called to Heaven on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War and was employed for many years at Plymouth Rubber, Canton, MA, and the Carnival Drive-In, Westport, MA. He enjoyed playing bingo, birdwatching, fishing and sunsets. Maurice was very active in raising funds through walk-a-thons for the American Heart Association. He was a parishioner of Holy Name […]

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Christopher Kario…

    Gloucester – Christopher Kariores Jr., 51, of Gloucester, passed away on April 21, 2018. Born on May 12, 1966, to the late Velta (Misins) Kariores and Christopher Kariores of Beverly, Mass., Chris is survived by his former wife Lisa (Franco) Kariores of Gloucester; and two loving daughters, Alyssa Kariores Muise of Lynn, and Katerina Kariores of Gloucester; three grandchildren, Aidan Pleasant, Hunter Kariores, and Layla Muise; and six surviving siblings, Wendy Crear of Gloucester, Daniel Kariores of Brockton, Michael Kariores of Gloucester, Lisa Kariores of Gloucester, Peter Ryan Jr. and his wife Flavia of Rockport, and Christine Bailey of Colchester, Vermont; also, two goddaughters Danielle Crear and Savannah Ryan; as…

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    Gloucester – Jerome T. “Binky”…

    Gloucester – Jerome T. “Binky” Lovasco, Jr., 46, of Gloucester, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday May 5, 2018. Binky was born July 7, 1971, in Gloucester, he is the son of Jerome T. Lovasco Sr. of Danvers and the late Mary (Hemmer) Lovasco. He was a lifelong resident of Gloucester and attended Gloucester Schools. Binky was a well known painter for many years. He previously worked on the Gloucester waterfront as a commercial fisherman alongside his father for several years. In addition to being the greatest painter in the area, all who knew Binky agree that he was best known for his smile, kindness and generosity. If someone was down…

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    Gloucester, MA – Ann L. (Lima)…

    Gloucester, MA – Ann L. (Lima) Slocum, 68, of Gloucester, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the Addison Gilbert Hospital. Born in Gloucester on June 1, 1949, daughter of the late Henry and Helen (Comeau) Lima. Ann was a graduate of Gloucester High School, class of 1967. She was a college graduate of Pierce Secretarial School, in Boston, and worked as a secretary through the years at St. Ann’s Church Rectory. Ann was also the bookkeeper at the Building Center for several years. In her spare time, Ann loved reading, quilting, and was a longtime member of the Magnolia Women’s Club. She also enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s activities,…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport, MA …

    Newburyport, MA – Ronald J. Jean, 83, of Newburyport, died Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Exeter Rehabilitation Center with family by his side. He was born in Lawrence on February 24, 1935, the son of the late Alfred and Cora (Pothier) Jean and was a graduate of Amesbury High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, proudly serving during the Korean War from August 11, 1952, until his honorable discharge on August 10, 1956. After returning home from his military service, Ron worked at the Portsmouth Navy Shipyard in the radiological control sector, until his retirement. An avid golfer and lover of sports, he accumulated a wealth…

  • Newburyport

    Georgetown – Sylvia M. Ryan, 8…

    Georgetown – Sylvia M. Ryan, 85, of Georgetown, Mass., peacefully passed away on May 3, 2018, at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill, Mass., with her family at her side. She was born in Portland, Maine, the daughter of the late Harry and Natalie (Harmon) Jensen. Raised in York, Maine, she graduated from York High School and obtained her R.N. from the Beverly Hospital School of Nursing. She worked at the Hale Hospital in Haverhill, Mass., and for the majority of her career at Pentucket Medical Associates with Dr. Drew Niccolini. She was a member of the St. Mary’s Church in Georgetown, Mass. She loved gardening and returning to…

  • Newburyport

    South Hampton, NH – Donna J. (…

    South Hampton, NH – Donna J. (Terry) Sands, age 75, former South Hampton, New Hampshire, resident, passed peacefully at Country Center for Health and Rehab in Newburyport, on Sunday, April 29, 2018. Born in Stoneham, Mass., January 3, 1943, she was one of four children of the late Harvey S. and Gertrude F. (Lamprey) Terry, and was a graduate of Amesbury High School. Her role as wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, filled her life with many precious memories and made her heart burst with love, affection and pride. She was an avid quilter as well as a very creative florist, sharing her handiwork with her family and…

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    Hampton Falls, NH – John C. “J…

    Hampton Falls, NH – John C. “Jack” Swain, 73, of Hampton Falls, died April 23, 2018, at Oceanside Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was born January 28, 1945, in Exeter, a son of the late Kenneth and Ruth (Cameron) Swain. Jack graduated from Winnacunnet High School with the class of 1964. In his earlier years he was employed as a cement mason by Hampton Concrete before becoming a member of Union Local 3 serving the New England area. He enjoyed his motorcycle and was a member of area motorcycle clubs, as well as a lifetime member of the Harley Owners Group. He was a familiar sight on local roads driving…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Harriet W (Wilcox) M…

    Peabody – Harriet W (Wilcox) McCuen, 95, of Peabody, Mass., and formerly of Hampton, N.Y., and Harwich, Mass., died Saturday, April 28, at the Continuing Care at Brooksby Village following a brief illness. She was the devoted wife of the late B. Woodard (Woody) McCuen. Born in Stockbridge, Vt., she was the daughter of the late Henry and Josie (Mills) Wilcox. Harriet was a graduate of Whitcomb High School in Bethel, Vt., class of 1941. She continued her education at Castleton State College in Vermont and received her bachelor’s degree in Education in 1945. She later received her master’s degree from Boston University in 1954. Harriet lived in Hampton, N.Y.,…

  • Salem

    Fort Myers, FL – Paul E. McLau…

    Fort Myers, FL – Paul E. McLaughlin Jr., 57, of Fort Myers, Fla., and formerly of Beverly, Mass., passed away peacefully on May 2, 2018, after a brief illness at Hope Hospice in Fort Myers. Son of Paul and Dorothy McLaughlin of Beverly, he leaves his sisters, Deborah A. McLaughlin of Beverly, Joanne Gillen and her husband David of Beverly; sister-in-law Debra Nicholson of Beverly; nieces, Elizabeth and Katherine Gillen; nephews, Jacob and Ryan Gillen. He also leaves behind his beloved fiancée, Teri Cusumano of Fort Myers. Services will be private.

  • Salem

    Salem – Rose Patricia L’heureu…

    Salem – Rose Patricia L’heureux, who was known to all as ‘Pat’, 96, of Salem, Mass., passed away while surrounded by her loving family on Monday, May 7, 2018, at North Shore Medical Center/Salem Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Raoul I. and Yvonne (Bouchard) L’heureux. Born and raised in Salem, she was a graduate of the former L’Ecole and L’Academie St. Joseph in Salem. In her earlier years pat was co-owner, with her sister Alice, of Ida’s Beauty Salon of Salem. Pat retired after a career at the General Electric Riverworks Facility in Lynn, Mass. Pat was active in many organizations of the former St. Joseph Parish…

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    Beverly – Gunther A. Schug, 92…

    Beverly – Gunther A. Schug, 92, died Friday, May 4, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Angela (Pappas) Schug who died in 2014. Born in Chemnitz, Germany, on April 3, 1926, he was the son of the late Gottfried and Harriet (Creutz) Schug. He immigrated to the United States via New York in 1950, and moved to Boston in 1954 before finally settling in Beverly in 1957. He served in the German Navy during World War II and also served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War before being honorably discharged in 1953. Mr.…

  • New Bedford

    Edwin F. Spencer, 91

    NEW BEDFORD — Edwin Fermino Spencer, of New Bedford and Fairhaven, MA, died peacefully on May 7, 2018, after a long illness. He was 91 years of age and lived a full life of service to God, Country, Church, and family.Raised in Fall River, MA, Edwin was the son of Joseph Fermino Spencer and Maria Julia Lima Spencer. Edwin was the third of seven children. Being the son of Mary and Joseph obviously had an effect on Edwin as he went into carpentry, enlisting in the Navy during […]

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    Irving Levine, 96

    REHOBOTH — Irving Levine, 96, of Hillside Ave., Rehoboth, MA died at home on Saturday, May 5, 2018. He was the husband of Bernice Harris Levine for the past 70 years. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., son of the late Louis and Miriam (Jolt) Levine, he lived in Rehoboth, MA, and the general Providence, RI, area most of his adult life. Irving and Bernice also enjoyed spending time during the winter months at their home in Palm Beach, Fla.Mr. Levine was a graduate of New Bedford High School […]