• Gloucester

    Nokesville, Virginia formerly …

    Nokesville, Virginia formerly of Gloucester – Carol Ann (Hedetniemi) Heim On February 16, 2018, she passed away peacefully at her home in Nokesville Virginia after a brief illness, joining her beloved son Jason Clifford Heim in God’s Kingdom of Heaven. Born December 9, 1950, in Gloucester, Mass. to Vivian (Timm) and Albert Hedetniemi, Carol grew up in Gloucester, was a member of Trinity Congregational Church and graduated from Gloucester High School in 1969 before moving to Virginia. Carol was an avid and accomplished horsewoman, animal advocate/cat rescuer, traveler, gardener, cook and loved spending time on jigsaw puzzles. She retired in 2015 from The Prince William County Landfill after 30 years…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Jane T. (Howe) (Trot…

    Peabody – Jane T. (Howe) (Trotta) Bradford, 92, of Peabody, died early Monday morning at the Rosewood Nursing Home in Peabody following a series of recent hospitalizations with pneumonia. She was the devoted wife of the late Earle A. Bradford and the late Salvatore F. Trotta. Born and raised in Weymouth, she was the daughter of the late William F and Margaret N. (Hanson) Howe. After marrying her first husband Salvatore, she moved to Pembroke, where she lived for nearly 40 years. She moved to Sandwich on Cape Cod with her second husband, Earle, whom she married several years after the death of Salvatore. She and Earle spent summers in…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Isabel L. (Bogel) (L…

    Peabody – Isabel L. (Bogel) (Lee) O’Rourke, 93, of Peabody, died Tuesday afternoon at the Rosewood Nursing Home in Peabody following a brief illness. She was the former wife of the late Dr. Hugh J. O’Rourke and John F. Lee. Born in Danvers, she was the daughter of the late Stanislaus and Julianna (Szygula) Bogel. She was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Holten High School, class of 1942. She has lived in Peabody for the past 50 years. After high school, Isabel worked at the former United Shoe in Beverly before starting her family. Isabel returned to the work force later and was employed as…

  • Salem

    Peabody, MA – Mary Collins, of…

    Peabody, MA – Mary Collins, of Peabody, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Angelo G. Collins, with whom she shared over 50 years of marriage. Mary was born November 20, 1929, in Lowell, Mass., to Lambros and Helen Lazarakis. She was a graduate of Lowell High School. Mary and Angelo raised their family in Peabody where she was the ultimate wife and mom. Aside from being a devoted wife and exceptional mother, she worked for the Peabody Public School System as a lunch lady for over 25 years. She enjoyed music, especially Elvis Presley. What she enjoyed…

  • Salem

    Topsfield – Mr. Richard E. “Di…

    Topsfield – Mr. Richard E. “Dick” Thompson 74, of Topsfield, beloved husband of Roberta L. Thompson, died May 14, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House surrounded by his family. Born in Melrose he was the son of the late Edwin and Helen Thompson. He was raised and educated in Topsfield and was a graduate of Masconomet Regional High School. He continued his education at Franklin Institute. Mr. Thompson was the founder and proprietor of R.E. Thompson Company of Topsfield, a highly successful Excavation Contracting Company. He was known for his dedication to his craft and business and his precision to complete even the most difficult task with ease and…

  • Salem

    Marblehead, MA – Barbara Ann L…

    Marblehead, MA – Barbara Ann Lally of Marblehead, passed away on Mothers Day surrounded by love at Season Assisted Living in Danvers. Barbara was born in Salem, Mass. to Harold A. Weston and Gretchen (Furbush) Weston. She was the oldest of their three children. As their father Harold “Cap” was both in the Merchant Marine and taught at American University during World War II, Barbara’s childhood was spent living in many different parts of the country. Moving every few years compelled this shy little girl to be daring and take risks. The family eventually returned to Salem and Barbara graduated from Salem High School. She made lifelong friends at Salem…

  • Salem

    Peabody Ma – James L. “Jim” …

    Peabody Ma – James L. “Jim” Williams, 79 of South Peabody, died at the NSMC Salem Hospital after a short illness. He was the devoted husband of Marilyn (Waldron) Williams. He was born in Beverly, Mass. on April 24, 1939, the son of the late Wallace “Ted” and Madeline (Bovio) Williams and was a graduate of Beverly High School in 1957. He then entered the US Air Force and served there for six years retiring as an Airman second class in September , 1963. Jim first worked at the United Shoe Machine Corp in Beverly as a product manager for over 15 years. He later worked at Webster Industries in…

  • Salem

    North Bergen, NJ – Sheila Cass…

    North Bergen, NJ – Sheila Cassidy Thomas, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, passed away peacefully at home on May 14, 2018, nine months after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Sheila was born on June 10, 1948, in Lynn, Massachusetts, daughter of Anne Cassidy, and the first of five children. She lived most of her life in Massachusetts, before relocating to the greater New York City area in 2012 to pursue her career in acting and modeling. Sheila had three children; William, Lauren, and Gregory, who were born in 1970, 1972 and 1975 respectively. She stayed at home to raise her children and finished her bachelor’s degree at Salem…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Leontine M Hilton, 8…

    Beverly – Leontine M Hilton, 89, of Beverly passed peacefully on May 15, 2018. She was lovingly surrounded by her husband of 71 years,”Austie”, her children and grandchildren. Lee was a proud and lifelong resident of Beverly. She graduated from Beverly High School class of 1946. She was the daughter of George and Viola (Kauftman) Marks. Lee and Austie enjoyed traveling. She loved visiting the Caribbean Islands. She was an avid reader, enjoyed playing bridge and solving her crossword puzzles. She especially enjoyed her home and family. The old fashion Sunday dinners were the highlight of her week. In addition to her husband Austin H. Hilton, Jr. of Beverly, she…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Timothy P. “Tim” Gou…

    Danvers – Timothy P. “Tim” Goujon, 65, beloved husband of Leann (Osgood) Goujon, died unexpectedly yet peacefully on Friday May 11, 2018, at the Lahey Medical Center Hospital, following a brief illness. Born in Lawrence, he was the son of the late Antoine and Sarah (Major) Goujon. He grew up in Methuen where he graduated from Tenney High School. After retirement he continued his education and was a candidate to receive an Associate’s Degree in Alcohol and Drug Counseling from North Shore Community College next Fall. He lived in Salem, N.H. many years and the last few years in Danvers. Mr. Goujon enlisted in the United States Army during the…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Maria Lourdes Machad…

    Peabody – Maria Lourdes Machado, 88, of Peabody, died early Thursday morning at the Care One at Peabody following a brief illness. Born in Graciosa, Azores, Portugal, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Isabel (Bettencourt) Machado. She was raised and educated in Portugal and later immigrated to the United States and has lived in Peabody for the past 43 years. While living in Peabody, she was employed as an assembler with Barry Shoe Manufacturing for over 16 years before retiring. Maria enjoyed crocheting and donated many tablecloths and runners to family and friends. Maria is survived by her brothers, Elvino Machado and Manuel and his wife Elizabeth…

  • New Bedford

    Robert L. Buchanan, 86

    BUCHANAN: of Dartmouth, May 15, 2018, Robert L., 86. Husband of Elaine E. (Osgood) Buchanan. Visiting hours 1-3PM Sun., at POTTER FUNERAL HOME, Westport. Funeral at 10:30AM, Mon. at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Donations may be made to: Humane Society and Shelter Southcoast, 31 Ventura Dr., N. Dartmouth, MA 02747.

  • Beverly

    Michael George Drislane

    Michael George Drislane September 12, 1945 – May 15, 2018 BEVERLY – Michael G. Drislane, age 72, died Tuesday May 15, 2018 at E.N. Rogers Memorial Veteran Hospital in Bedford. Hu… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Fall River

    Albert P. Ragonesi 5/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    Albert P. Ragonesi, age 75, of Fall River, passed away on May 16, 2018. He was the son of the late Pasquel and Jenny (DaGata) Ragonesi. Albert was a teacher for the Fall River Public School for 30 and worked for People Incorporated for 15 years. He is survived by several cousins, and close friends John Cabral Jr., Michael Perez, Jessie and Raymond Wood. A graveside service will be held for Albert on Friday, at 11 AM in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, 2233 Robeson St., Fall River. Arrangements are under the direction of the Manuel Rogers & Sons Funeral Home, Inc. 1521 N Main St., Fall River, MA.

  • Lawrence

    Mary A. (DeMarco) Pelletier

    Lawrence – Mary A. (DeMarco) Pelletier, 89, of Lawrence, passed away peacefully at High Pointe House in Haverhill on Sunday, May 13, 2018. Born in Haverhill, MA, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Grace (Constantina) DeMarco. Mary was…