• Gloucester

    Denver, CO – Mabel Dorothy (Fr…

    Denver, CO – Mabel Dorothy (Francis) Bradley of Denver, Colorado, formerly of Gloucester, Massachusetts, passed away on April 28, 2018. Mabel was 100 years old. Born in Gloucester on March 1, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Jessie and Josephine Francis. Mabel attended Gloucester High School, Mt. Vernon, Point Grammar and Hildreth schools. On January 22, 1939, Mabel married Walter F. Bradley and they were blessed with 68 years of marriage. Walter predeceased her in 2008. Mabel was a loving mother and housewife, when she wasn’t taking care of her four boys and her husband she worked part time as a sales clerk at the Briny Breeze and…

  • Newburyport

    Danville, NH – Steven R. Cook …

    Danville, NH – Steven R. Cook died peacefully surrounded by his loving family at his home in Danville, N.H., on May 5, 2018, at the age of 49. Steven will be sadly missed by his wife Karen (Korsi) of 25 years; and children, Adam and Taylor of Danville, N.H.; his sister Cheryl and her husband Scott Cote of Amesbury; his aunt and uncle, Jasper and Shirley Palermo of Amesbury; his in-laws James and Gail Korsi of Florida; sister in-law Donna and husband Chuck Stanley of Amesbury; brother in-law Jim and wife Donna Korsi of Wisconsin; along with nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and dear friends. Steven was predeceased by his…

  • Newburyport

    Newton, NH – Timothy A. Barry,…

    Newton, NH – Timothy A. Barry, 70, of Newton, N.H., died peacefully on May 12, 2018, at High Pointe Hospice House, after a recent diagnosis and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Lowell, Mass., son of the late Francis Barry Sr., and Jeannette (Brousseau), he was a graduate of the University of Lowell and a Vietnam veteran. Tim, as he was known, spent his career as a Controller, most recently at IWP in Andover, Mass., where he retired in October 2016. Tim loved to golf, fish, and play cards, 45s in particular, and had a great love for the Boston sports teams. Tim’s love for his family was immeasurable, starting…

  • Newburyport

    Sun City Center, FL – Sylvia A…

    Sun City Center, FL – Sylvia Ann Jackson, 80, of Sun City Center, Florida, passed away January 19, 2018. She was a 60-year member of the Order of Eastern Star Fidelity Chapter 90 in Haverhill, Mass., three-terms as Worthy Matron of Laurel Hill Chapter No. 76 and served as secretary for 15 years for Laurel Hill Chapter No. 76, Newburyport, Mass., Daughters of the Nile, Daughters of the Oriental Shrine, and Daughters of the American Revolution. Graduate of Newburyport High School and Westbrook Junior College. Survivors include her son, Jeffrey B. Jackson; and two daughters, Melissa A. Jackson, and Jennifer A. Ash, and her husband Clark; three grandsons, Brian M.…

  • Newburyport

    Brooklyn, CT – Earl Donald Qua…

    Brooklyn, CT – Earl Donald Quayle, 87, a resident of Brooklyn, Conn., died Thursday evening, May 10, 2018, at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, Conn. He was born in Ishpeming, Mich., on April 20, 1931, to the late George T. Quayle Sr. and Clarice (Haupt) Quayle. He was a graduate of Ishpeming High School, class of 1950. Following his graduation Earl enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served our country proudly during the Korean War in the submarine division on the USS Becuna, fondly referred to as “Battling Becky.” Following his honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy, Earl was employed by the Southern New England Telephone Company from 1955, working…

  • Newburyport

    Brunswick, GA – Graveside serv…

    Brunswick, GA – Graveside services have been scheduled for George I. French who passed away unexpectedly at Southeast Georgia Health Systems on January 25, 2018, in Brunswick, Ga., at the age of 83, as the result of a heart attack. George is survived by his wife of 37 years, Martha French, of Saint Simons Island; children from his marriage to former wife Judith W. Simpson, Jeffrey W. French of Amesbury, Mass., and Jonathan C. French, also of Amesbury, Mass.; grandchildren, Chelsey L. French, of Rowley, Mass.; Alixandra B. French, of Denver, Colo.; Lyndsey R. French, of Amesbury, Mass., and Nathaniel J. French, of New York, N.Y.; his brother, Bertram T.…

  • Salem

    Salem – The Sisters of the Ass…

    Salem – The Sisters of the Assumption mourn the loss of Sr. Fernande Richard, formerly known as Sr. Fernande-de-Sainte-Marie, who passed away at North Shore Medical Center/Salem Hospital on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. She was a native of Salem, Massachusetts, the daughter of Louise (Tremblay) Richard and Stephen Richard. Sr. Fernande entered the Congregation of the Sisters of the Assumption on August 21, 1952. Following her profession in 1955, she served in the ministry of education as a primary grade teacher in Lowell, Southbridge, Everett and Spencer, Mass., and Laconia, N.H. From 1969 to 1992, she taught Junior High at St. Joseph School in Salem, Mass., where she was loved…

  • Salem

    Palm Coast, FL – Jeannette M. …

    Palm Coast, FL – Jeannette M. (Pelletier) Plourde, 99, a former resident of Salem, passed away on February 24, 2018, at the Florida Hospital Flagler Hospice following a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Leo A. Plourde. Born and raised in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Francois X. and Marie L. (Tardiff) Pelletier. Jeannette was employed for over 43 years by GTE Sylvania at the Loring Avenue plant. She retired in 1981 as a product inspector in quality control. Married to Leo in 1947, she was always remained devoted to her large extended family. She was a resident of Salem and member of the…

  • Salem

    Peabody, MA – Peggy S. Lobao (…

    Peabody, MA – Peggy S. Lobao (Belmonte), age 77, passed away peacefully on January 16, 2018, at the Sawtelle Hospice House in Reading, Mass. She courageously fought the “cancer battle” for several years, with her faith, determination, and dignity. Peggy was a strong lady always putting the needs of others ahead of her own, and nothing was more important to her than family. Her son Carl Hanselman and his wife Lisa deeply loved and admired her. Her grandchildren, Jordan and Kendall were Peggy’s pride and joy and they cherished her. Peggy was one of 12, born to Luther and Beulah Jordan in Buena Vista, Tenn. She was proud of her…

  • Lynn

    Betty-Jean (Taylor) Johnston

    PEABODY — Mrs. Betty-Jean (Taylor) Johnston, age 88 of Peabody, died peacefully at her home on Saturday May 12, 2018. She was the wife of Robert K. Johnston, with whom she shared 68 years of marriage. Born and raised in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Curtis R. and Olive F. (Collins) Taylor. She attended Lynn Schools and was a graduate of Lynn English High School, class of 1947. Betty-Jean was a member of Hons of Aleppo Shrine Center. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her family that she loved so very much. Her three children; Robert B. Johnston and his wife Margaret, Kimberly B.…

  • Lynn

    Anna Elizabeth (Keenan) Maher

    Salisbury — Anna Elizabeth (Keenan) Maher, age 90 of Salisbury and Madeira Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully at the High Point Hospice Home on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.  Anna was born on January 25, 1928 in Lynn, the daughter of the late Thomas P. and Annie (Gorman) Keenan, both of whom were from Ireland. She was raised and educated in Lynn and graduated from Lynn English High School, Class of 1945.  She was the beloved wife of retired Lynn Fire Department Captain Robert Joseph Maher with whom she shared 68 years of marriage. In the early days, Anna loved the beaches of Lynn and Swampscott. After retiring with Bob, she…

  • New Bedford

    Tracy Purchase, 47

     NEW BEDFORD — Tracy Purchase, 47, of New Bedford passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018 at Saint Luke’s Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in New Bedford the daughter of the late Robert H. Harding and Norma Purchase.Tracy graduated from New Bedford Vocational High School in 1988. She worked for Dunkin Donuts on Nauset Street in New Bedford for thirty-one years. Tracy enjoyed camping, signing Karaoke and being with her family and many […]

  • New Bedford

    Harald Midttun, 77

     WRENTHAM — Harald Midttun, 77, of Wrentham, a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, passed on May 9, 2018 in Boston. He was the be-loved husband of the late Joyce A. (Land) Midttun, with whom he shared a wonderful life. Born in New Bedford on February 13,1941, he was a son of the late Sigurd and Rakel Midttun. He worked with his wife Joyce in their family business Sig.Midttun Bakeries in New Bedford/Fairhaven for many years. He later worked […]

  • New Bedford

    Gerard A. Bentley, 70

     NEW BEDFORD — Gerard A. Bentley, a 70-year-old proud veteran, well-known electrician and devoted husband and father, died on April 25th. After a two-year battle with leukemia, his big heart gave out. A life-long resident of New Bedford, he is the son of the late Bernard E. Bentley and Marie (Ciavola) Bentley.Jerry was a Vietnam veteran. Subsequently plagued by Agent Orange and PTSD, he never regretted serving his country and forever found his greatest satisfaction […]

  • Cape Cod

    Gail K. Marshall

    ORLEANS – Gail K. (Schlatter) Marshall of Orleans, MA passed away peacefully on January 29th, 2018 surrounded by her family. Gail was born in Hartford CT, and grew up in Vernon CT. She was the daughter of Helen K (McGuigan) and Albert F. Schlatter and sister of Russell W. Schlatter.A graduate of Rockville High School, Gail was active in various clubs including Art, Drama, and Library. This is where she found her true passion for Art, which stayed with her throughout her life, and her […]

  • Cape Cod

    Camille Torrey

    SANDWICH – Camille Torrey of Sandwich passed away on April 21, 2018. As a twelfth-generation Cape Codder, Camille was especially proud of her family’s local history and contributions. Born in 1927 in Hyannis, she grew up on Linnell’s Dairy on Sea Street and spent time at her family’s Hotel Ferguson, located on East Main St., Hyannis.After a long career in retail management, Camille enjoyed traveling, including trips to Europe, Scotland, and Panama. She also volunteered extensively for […]

  • Newton

    Madeline Goldstein Haft

    of Lexington, formerly of NY, on May 13, 2018. Beloved wife of the late David E. Haft. Devoted mother of Rachel Haft and Daniel Haft. Loving grandmother of Julia, David, Benjamin, and Lara. Services will be held in New York. The post Madeline Goldstein Haft appeared first on Brezniak Rodman Funeral Directors.

  • Lawrence

    Gregory S. Poggi

    Hampstead, NH – Gregory S. Poggi, 27, of Hampstead, N.H., passed away Wednesday, May 9, at the Community Hospice House, Merrimack, N.H., after a year-long battle with cancer. Greg was born in Derry, N.H., and was a lifelong resident of Hampstead,…

  • Lawrence

    David B. Townsend

    Methuen – David B. Townsend, 64, of Methuen, passed away on May 8, 2018, at the Cedarview Rehabilitation Center in Methuen surrounded by his devoted family. Born on December 1, 1953, to Donald G. Townsend and the Marianne Paquette, he attended…

  • Lawrence

    Dorothy “Dot” (Baker) Hildebrandt

    Lawrence – Dorothy (Baker) Hildebrandt died March 13, 2018, after 95 richly-lived years. Born in Somerville, Mass., January 26, 1923, to Leon H. Baker and Mildred (Marsh) Baker, she moved with her family to Methuen as a child, and graduated from…

  • Lawrence

    Lorraine Gendron

    Shallotte – Lorraine Gendron, age 81, of Shallotte, N.C., formerly of Lawrence, Massachusetts, passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018, at her residence. She was born in Lawrence, Mass., on September 19, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Henry…

  • Lawrence

    Virginia Moustafa

    HAVERHILL – Virginia (Debitetto) Moustafa, 92, lifelong resident of Haverhill, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 11, 2018, surrounded by her loved ones at Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley. Virginia was born on December 27, 1925,…

  • Lawrence

    Alice Moore (Lincoln) DeGrave

    Haverhill, MA – Alice Moore (Lincoln) DeGrave, age 94, passed away Thursday, May 10, peacefully at her home surrounded by her family. She was the widow of Clarence A. DeGrave, who passed in 2015. Alice was born at her Lincoln Hill home in Wareham,…

  • Lawrence

    Leonard A. Landry

    Windham, NH – Leonard A. Landry, 89 of Windham, N.H., died peacefully Friday at the High Pointe Hospice House, Haverhill, Mass. Len was born in Medford, Mass., grew up and was educated in Winchester, Mass., where he graduated from Winchester High…

  • Lawrence

    Claire V. Plocharczyk

    Londonderry, NH – Claire V. Plocharczyk, 95, of Londonderry, N.H., died Thursday May 10, 2018, in Parkland Medical Center in Derry, N.H. She was born in Dorchester, Mass., on February 26, 1923, a daughter of the late Christopher and Margaret…

  • Natick

    Richard T. Kennealy 5/12/2018 12:00:00 AM Natick,MA

    Richard T. Kennealy, 78 of Natick died peacefully at home on Saturday, May 12, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Elaine F. (Thurston) Kennealy, sharing 52 years of marriage. A Natick resident for 48 years, he was born in Newton the son of the late Frank and Julia (Farrell) Kennealy. Mr. Kennealy was formerly employed with the Herb Connolly Auto Sales in Framingham for many years. Dick was a Veteran of the United States Army, and volunteered his time with the Natick Comets Youth Hockey Association as a Coach, Referee, and parent. He was also an avid fan of local and regional sports teams, and was a former member…

  • Newton

    Harvey Soolman

    SOOLMAN, Harvey of Medford died unexpectedly on May 13, 2018 at age 68.  Son of the late Florence (Lazarus) Soolman and the late Louis Soolman, both of Brookline; beloved brother of the late Marsha (Soolman) Markir of Onset; Arnold Soolman of Needham; Roberta Soolman of Ashland; and Marilynn (Soolman) Bianchini of Taunton.  Uncle to David Wakstein of Natick, David Morrison of Milford, Zachary Soolman of Wenham and Jonah Soolman of Needham.  Devoted parent to his cherished cat Rascal.  Harvey was an accountant by day and a writer by heart who authored many stage plays and published two detective novels.   He was also a player and coach in the Boston Park…

  • Woburn

    Edward A. Giglio 5/12/2018 12:00:00 AM Woburn,MA / Somerville,MA / North Reading,MA / Wilmington,MA

    Giglio, Edward A. of Woburn formerly of Somerville, May 12, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Grayce C. (Edwards). Devoted father of Gregory Giglio and his wife Gail of No. Reading, Paul Giglio and his wife Susan of Cohasset, Diane West and her husband Chris of Woburn. Loving grandfather of Matthew and Jessica Giglio, Jenna, JP and Michael Giglio, Christopher, Allison and Lauren West. Brother of the late Rev. Roger Giglio. Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend a funeral Mass celebrated in St. Anthony Church, 851 Main St. Woburn, Thursday, May 17th, at 10 a.m. Visiting hours will be held at the McLaughlin – Dello Russo Funeral Home,…

  • Cape Cod

    John “Jack” Otto

    HYANNIS – John “Jack” Otto, died Tuesday, May 8th, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Joan Otto.Jack was born on November 26, 1935. He served as a member of the United States Marine Corps, where he took up boxing and later boxed professionally. Jack retired after working for many years at MA Maritime Academy. He developed an illness shortly after his retirement.Funeral services have been omitted. Arrangements are under the direction of Doane, Beal and Ames […]

  • Cape Cod

    Mary McNeill

    S. YARMOUTH – To sit down with Mary McNeill was to have your life story coaxed out by her series of charming prods and endless questions until, well, she knew you way more than most people did. Her curiosity about the people in her sphere was boundless.Mary was born Mary Patricia Bakulski in Manchester, CT, one of eleven first generation Americans; she was predeceased by her 10 siblings. She met her husband, John Brunton McNeill on a babysitting date, and even though he said she was […]

  • Cape Cod

    Baines Funeral Notice

    BAINES: Thomas S., Jr., age 85, of South Dennis, MA and Bradenton, FL, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 in Bradenton. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Barbara. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 11:30 AM at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, in Bourne. Family and friends are invited to attend.

  • Cape Cod

    John S. Preston, Jr.

    HARWICH – John S. Preston, Jr., 77, passed away unexpectedly on April 26, 2018. He had been married to his high school sweetheart Faith, from Newington, CT for 56 years, and they had two children, David and Diana.While attending Union College in Schenectady, NY, John discovered a lifelong love for computers. They were a learning tool, gave him focus, and enabled him to innovate and implement systems. He also made many friends as a member of the Delta Chi Fraternity. After graduating […]

  • Cape Cod

    Larkin Funeral Notice

    LARKIN: Mary Elizabeth, 68, of Harwich, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Her Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, May 19th at 10:00 a.m. in Holy Trinity Church, 246 Main St., West Harwich. Burial will be held privately. Arrangements are under the direction of Doane Beal and Ames Funeral Home, West Harwich.

  • Cape Cod

    John A. Hill, Jr.

    BREWSTER – John A. Hill, Jr. died peacefully on May 8, 2018 after a brief illness. He was 96 years old. He was born on December 26, 1921 in Natick, MA and lived in Natick, Sherborn, Yarmouthport and Brewster during his adult life. At the time of his death, he had been married to Cynthia Mahard Hill for almost 72 years.John graduated from Natick High School in 1939 and then took a post-graduate year at Hebron Academy before studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maine at […]

  • Cape Cod

    Marsha Kelly Fisher

    E. SANDWICH – Marsha Kelly Fisher, formerly Marsha Kelly Fahey, died on May 4, 2018. Born Marsha Davis on April 16, 1945 in Sharon, PA, she graduated Sharon High School in 1963 and Kent State University, 11th in her class, in 1967. Marsha would go on to be an English teacher, an artist, a writer, an author, a wife, a friend, an aunt, a mother and a grandmother.Marsha and her first husband, Bud Fahey, raised their three children in Westfield, NJ. In 1998, Marsha moved north to Cape Cod, […]

  • Cape Cod

    Byron R. Hall

    W. YARMOUTH – Byron R. Hall of West Yarmouth and Brewster passed away peacefully at home on Monday afternoon. Born on February 2, 1920, in Montague, he was the second son of Arthur E. and Bessie (Skerry) Hall of Montague, MA.He was educated in the Montague school district. He enlisted in the Army, where he was originally stationed in Sagamore, where he was introduced to his lady love. He was then deployed to the South Pacific, and received an honorable discharge in December 1945 after […]

  • Cape Cod

    Margaret “Peg” Storer

    CHATHAM – Margaret “Peg” (Blake) Storer, 95, died peacefully on Sunday, May 6, 2018. She was the wife of the late Alfred C. Storer and the daughter of the late Charles and Edith Blake.Peg graduated from West Orange High School in New Jersey in 1940 and Katherine Gibbs School in 1943. She later received a B.A. degree from Douglass College in 1974. Peg and Al married in 1943. He predeceased her in 2002. They lived for many years in Mendham Township, NJ, where they raised […]

  • Cape Cod

    Linda Marie Miller Diehl Kimball

    HYANNIS – Linda Marie Miller Diehl Kimball, 59, passed away Thursday, May 3rd 2018 surrounded by loved ones. Linda was a beautiful daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother. She graduated from Fryeburg Academy and worked as a dental assistant and nurse. She was the most generous and compassionate person, who always would help anyone in need.Linda is survived by her mother, Estelle Miller, sister Lizabeth, her four children Daniel Jr, Kevin, Amanda and Jamie, her husband Ronald […]