• Newton

    Dorothy Pinansky

    Graveside Services at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St., Sharon, MA on Monday May 14, 2018 at 10:45 am. Full notice to follow shortly. The post Dorothy Pinansky appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

  • Newton

    Stephen Bortman

    Graveside Services at Kopogoirod Cemetery, 776 Baker St., West Roxbury, on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 11 am. The post Stephen Bortman appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

  • Andover

    Rockport, MA – Mr. John D. Hel…

    Rockport, MA – Mr. John D. Helferich, a longtime resident of Rockport, Mass., and beloved husband of Lynn M. (Furey) Helferich, passed away in Washington, D.C., on Friday, April 27, 2018. He was 61 years old. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on February 15, 1957, he was the beloved son of the late Howard E. and Virginia F. (Jones) Helferich. Mr. Helferich earned both his undergraduate and master’s degrees from MIT, and was near completion of his Ph.D. from MIT. John worked for many years in research and technology at Procter & Gamble Corporation, Ocean Spray Cranberries, and Mars, Inc. He had recently been employed as a consultant and was co-founder…

  • Andover

    Lawrence, Massachusetts – Sepr…

    Lawrence, Massachusetts – Sepreanna (Ferris) Peterson, 100, of Lawrence, Mass., passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Lawrence on February 21, 1918, daughter of the late Wilfred and Julia Lesage. Ann attended the West Andover Schools and was a member of the Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish—Saint Augustine Chapel. Ann worked as a twister for J. P. Stevens Company and later retired from Unitrode in Methuen, Mass. She was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. in Salem, New Hampshire. Ann loved her animals and she would always put them first. Wife of the late James Peterson, her family members include…

  • Andover

    Thornton, NH – Keren Morey Hep…

    Thornton, NH – Keren Morey Hepworth died at home on May 7, 2018 at the age of 89. Keren had fallen two weeks before her death and fractured a pelvis bone. This fracture and her increasing challenging dementia were the principal contributors to her death. Her last few days seemed peaceful thanks to the support of her family, many friends, and Pemi-Baker Hospice. Keren is survived by her husband, David, her daughter, Susan Bunker, three grandsons – Jeffrey, Christopher and Neil Bunker, a great-grandson, Noah Bunker, and her brother, Brock Morey. Keren is predeceased by her son Thomas. David and Keren have been married for 60 years. Keren was born…

  • Gloucester

    Ozark, AL formerly of Rockport…

    Ozark, AL formerly of Rockport – Mrs. Marilyn Poole Gamradt, 85, beloved wife of the late Anthony R. “Skip” Gamradt, died May 3, 2018 in Dothan, Alabama. Mrs. Gamradt was born November 8, 1932 in Rockport. She was the oldest daughter of the late Lewis R. Poole and Margaret E. Reilly Poole. Mrs. Gamradt was always very proud that she descended from the second settlers of Rockport, John Pool. Marilyn graduated from Rockport High School Class of 1950 and graduated from Salem State Teachers College in 1954, and taught many students in the Cape Ann area. Mrs. Gamradt was very well liked and loved by her students that she fondly…

  • Haverhill

    Port Orange, FL – Donald was t…

    Port Orange, FL – Donald was the only child of the late Stewart and Arline Wills of Auburn, Mass. He graduated from Auburn High School, The University of Idaho and received an MBA from Northeastern University. He was a veteran of the Korean War and retired as a LCDR, USNR; and later, as Contracting Officer and head of the Contracting Administration Branch of the Navy Office at General Electric Co., Lynn, MA. He enjoyed golf, pool, chess and traveling with his beloved wife of 64 years, Nancy Ann (Connors) Wills. He also leaves two loving and grateful sons; David Wills of Sylvania, OH (grandsons Logan and Liam) and son Steven…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport – Robert left us u…

    Newburyport – Robert left us unexpectedly on April 23rd, breaking the hearts of the many people who loved and cherished him. Bob grew up in Lowell and studied engineering at Lowell Technological Institute. In 1968 he chose to leave school and enter the Army. He was selected to train as a nurse (clinical specialist) at the Brooke General Hospital, Fort Sam Houston in Texas and received further certification in Emergency Medical Care and Treatment. Upon graduation, he was deployed to Vietnam where he care for injured soldiers in a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital for one year. After being honorably discharged he received his civilian nursing license and worked for six…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Theodore E. Couris L…

    Peabody – Theodore E. Couris Loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. Theodore E. Couris, 90, of San Diego, California, formerly of Lowell, died Sunday, April 22nd at Saint Paul’s Villa San Diego, Calif. just four days shy of his 91st birthday. He was the beloved husband of Stella L. (Stamas) Couris who survives him and with whom he celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary on September 27, 2017. Born in Peabody April 25, 1927, a son of the late Ernest and the late Epstatha (Feidas) Couris, he attended Peabody schools and was a graduate of Peabody High School. He then went to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Jeannette “Jan” T. (…

    Peabody – Jeannette “Jan” T. (Pelletier) Mercier, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Mass General Hospital on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. She was born in Salem on May 14, 1933 to Reginald and Yvonne (Poussard) Pelletier. She attended Saint Ann’s Elementary School and Saint Joseph’s High School in Salem. As a young girl, she was an avid skier and enjoyed the outdoors. Jan and her brother shared a special relationship similar to that of best friends – constantly recounting stories of their mischievous days. She was a stay-at-home mother and homemaker who loved cooking for her family. Jan expressed endearment for those she loved by tagging…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Carol Ann (Lenderman…

    Peabody – Carol Ann (Lenderman) Splaine, 72, died peacefully at her home on Saturday May 5, 2018, while in the comforting presence of her family, following a brave, long effort to live with cancer. Born in Atmore, Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Jack Jones Lenderman, and Mary Ellen (Drepanos) Stevens and her husband Frank R. Stevens. She lived in Peabody most of her life, and graduated from Peabody High School. She then attended Mansfield Beauty Academy, Salem, MA. She proudly received her GED in 1999 at the age of 53. Carol’s first hairdressing job was at Mario’s Salon in Peabody, also working at several hair salons over…

  • Salem

    Peabody, MA – Marguerite M. (C…

    Peabody, MA – Marguerite M. (Carney) Daley 88, died suddenly on May 8th. Daughter of the late John A. Carney and Kathryn E. (Callahan) Carney, she was the loving wife of the late James T. Daley with whom she shared 45 years of marriage. Born and raised in Peabody, Marguerite graduated from St John’s High School in 1947, and went on to attend Salem State Teacher’s College, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in 1951. She Taught second grade at The South Memorial School for 18 years, and later taught first grade at Samuel Brown Elementary until retiring in 1994. She loved her teaching career, and enjoyed meeting and chatting with…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Peter S. Puleo, 73, …

    Peabody – Peter S. Puleo, 73, of Peabody, passed away on Friday, May 4, 2018 at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford. Peter was born in Peabody on September 15, 1944 son of the late Joseph and Veronica (Lastih) Puleo. Raised in Peabody, he graduated from Peabody High School in 1962. In 1964, he enlisted in the U.S Army and served as a Staff Sergeant with Co A, 6th SFG(ABN), 1st SF. During his enlistment he had Special Forces/Green Beret training, received his Parachutist Badge and was also awarded the Vietnam Service and Army Commendation Medals, and he was honorably discharged in 1967. Peter was employed at…

  • Salem

    Sacramento, California – Norma…

    Sacramento, California – Norma Irene Gall, age 86, was born on July 6, 1931. She was the wife of the late Nevelle Emerson Gall. After a lengthy illness she passed away at the Waterleaf at Land Park, Assisted Living in Sacramento, California on April 25, 2018. Norma enjoyed jazz and attending concerts and travel, especially cruising. She was an avid seamstress and enjoyed sewing for family and friends. She loved using her hands to make various crafts including macramé’ lawn chairs. She also enjoyed sports, especially Notre Dame Football games. She worked for So-Fine factory in Salem, where they made clothing, and was a floor lady who taught the employees…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Mary F. (Weir) Plamo…

    Danvers – Mary F. (Weir) Plamowski, 85, passed away on her birthday, May 9, 2018 in Lahey Burling Hospital. She was the wife of Edmund J. Plamowski, with whom she shared over 60 years of marriage. Born in Beverly on May 9, 1933, she was the daughter of the late John and Florence (Sanphy) Weir. She was raised and educated in Beverly and graduated from the Saint Mary School. She went on to the Catherine Laboure Nursing School and was first employed as a registered nurse with the Carney Hospital in South Boston. Mary also worked at Hunt Hospital, Beverly Hospital and Twin Oaks Nursing Home. She was a devout…

  • New Bedford

    Fr. Peter Damian Fehlner, OFM Conv.

    NEW BEDFORD — Fr. Peter Damian Fehlner, OFM Conv., was born in Dolgeville, NY on July 20, 1931, and passed away on May 8, 2018. He was a son of the late Herman and Mary Elizabeth (Considine) Fehlner. In addition to his Franciscan family he leaves his brothers Francis Fehlner, Thomas Fehlner, and William Fehlner. His brother James Fehlner predeceased him in 2009.Father Peter Damian entered the Franciscan Friars Conventual Novitiate in Middleburgh, NY on August 12, 1951. He […]

  • New Bedford

    Emanuel F. Melo, 52

    NEW BEDFORD — Emanuel “Manny” F. Melo of New Bedford, MA, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 7, 2018.Born in Terceira, Açores, he moved to New Bedford, MA, at a young age. He was the eldest son of Manuel Simas Melo of Pico, Açores and Ludovina (Freitas) Melo of Terceira, Açores.Manny was known for his contagious smile and ability to always be the life of the party. Most people called him Elvis because of his close resemblance, sideburns and his […]