• New Bedford

    Robert S. Shields, Jr., 64

    BLUFFTON, SC — Robert S. Shields, Jr., 64, of Bluffton, SC passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Hilton Head Hospital. Born in West Hartford, CT on February 15, 1954, Rob was the eldest son of the late Robert and Marilyn Shields. He was the husband of Joanne (Lemaire) Shields, with whom he celebrated his 30th wedding anniversary this past March. He and his wife had recently moved to their “happy place” of South Carolina.He grew up all over New […]

  • New Bedford

    Steven A. Theodore, 58

     SHARON — Steven A. Theodore, 58, of Sharon and formerly of New Bedford, died Saturday, May 19, 2018. Beloved husband of Michelle (Gray) Theodore. Loving father of Taylor Theodore, Corey Theodore and Brooke Theodore. Devoted son of Natalie Furtado. Brother of Donna Theodore.Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 59 Cottage Street, Sharon, MA on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 11AM. […]

  • New Bedford

    Robert L. Whitehead, Sr.

    YARMOUTH —  Robert L. Whitehead Sr., 85 of Yarmouth Port, died Friday, May 18, 2018 at his home with his loving family at his side. He was the beloved husband of Dolores (Sylvia) Whitehead for 63 years.Born, raised and educated in New Bedford, Mr. Whitehead served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged with the rank of Airman 3rd Class.As a member of the Teamster’s Union, Mr. Whitehead worked in the trucking industry for […]

  • New Bedford

    George E. Cornwell Sr., 97

    WAREHAM — George Emerson Cornwell Sr., “Papa,” 97, a lifelong resident of Wareham and husband of the late Dorothy R. (Futch) Cornwell passed away on Friday, May 18. Mr. Cornwell was born in Wareham the son of the late Carl C. and Helen (Gibbs) Cornwell. He attended Wareham Public Schools, New Bedford Vocational High School and New England Institute of Anatomy, Sanitary Science, Embalming and Funeral Directing. He enjoyed to travel and yardwork.A WWII Navy veteran, […]

  • Gloucester

    Auburn, NY – Donald R. Borge, …

    Auburn, NY – Donald R. Borge, 85, of Auburn, N.Y., formally of Gloucester, Mass., passed away peacefully on May 10, 2018, in Auburn Community Hospital. Born in Gloucester on August 19, 1932, he was the loving son of the late Frank and Olivia (Dias) Borge. He attended Gloucester High School and proudly served in the U.S. Navy. He worked in New York at Radio City Music Hall prior to attending Suffolk University. He taught French at Briscoe Middle School in Beverly, Mass., where he began each class with a “joke du jour.” He was an avid gardener and could be seen regularly tending to his Auntie Babe’s garden. He is…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Jack J. Giacalone…

    Gloucester – Jack J. Giacalone, 86, husband of Nina (Parisi) Giacalone, of Gloucester, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at the Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Gloucester on September 3, 1931, he was the son of the late Paul and Esther (Puglisi) Giacalone. After graduating from Gloucester High School, Jack proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He worked most of his life as a fisherman aboard the Baby Rose, Joseph & Lucia II, and later owned and captained his boat the Golden Eagle. After retiring from fishing he became a food and drug inspector for the state of Massachusetts and later owned and…

  • Newburyport

    Danville, NH – Pauline H. Mori…

    Danville, NH – Pauline H. Morin, 77, of Danville, N.H., passed peacefully Thursday May 17, 2018, at home surrounded by her family after a brief battle with cancer. Born in Amesbury, Mass., on October 25, 1940, Pauline was the youngest of two children born to Angela and Joseph LaPlante. Pauline graduated from Amesbury High School in 1958 and then attended Macintosh Business School. She married Roland W. Morin and together they raised their family in Amesbury. After raising two boys, Pauline worked for CDC Packaging in Salisbury, Mass., for 17 years. Pauline and Roland have resided in Danville, N.H., for the last 11 years. She was a devoted wife and…

  • Newburyport

    Byfield. MA – (Betty) Elizabet…

    Byfield. MA – (Betty) Elizabeth (Jackman) Buckley, 79, of Byfield, Mass., passed away May 10, 2018, with family by her side. She was predeceased by her husband of 55 yrs, Arthur Buckley Sr.; her grandson Gregory Barnes; as well as several sisters. She is survived by her children, Arthur Buckley Jr., Rosemary Lane, Donna Lovasco and her husband Paul, John Buckley and his wife Bonnie, Tim Buckley; grandchildren; great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and siblings. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Anna Jacques Cancer Center Affiliated with BIDMC, as they were so good to her over her last years. There will be a graveside service at Evergreen Cemetery,…

  • Salem

    Exeter, NH – Patricia A. Donlo…

    Exeter, NH – Patricia A. Donlon, 85, of Exeter, formerly of Stratham and Peabody, Mass., died Saturday, May 19, 2018, at home. She was born in Salem, Mass., May 16, 1933, the daughter of the late Henry and Lilian (McMann) Mahoney. She was raised in Salem, Mass., and was a graduate of Salem High School and attended Burdette Business School. Pat was a bookkeeper for the former Smily Buick for many years, and previously worked for area car dealerships. She was a communicant of St. Michael Church, Exeter. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, her whole live was her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was the wife…

  • Salem

    Marblehead – A beautiful star …

    Marblehead – A beautiful star has passed across the sky. Deacon Winslow Harris, a cherished son, adored brother, brother-in-law, grandson, nephew, cousin, treasured friend, and a devoted colleague, left us on May 13, of natural causes at the age of 30. Deacon grew up on the shore he loved in Marblehead, Massachusetts. He was born on March 24, 1988, in Beverly, Massachusetts. As a boy, he attended the Tower School and later graduated from St. John’s Prep in Danvers in 2006. At Muhlenberg College, Deacon studied scenic design, receiving a bachelor of arts degree in 2010. He loved to travel and spent a semester furthering his theater studies at Goldsmiths,…

  • Salem

    Swampscott, MA – Margaret L. “…

    Swampscott, MA – Margaret L. “Pegge” (Moroney) Skomurski, age 94, of Swampscott, died on Friday, May 18, 2018, at North Shore Medical Center, Salem Hospital, following a brief illness. She was the loving and devoted wife of the late Edward S. Skomurski, with whom she shared over 66 years of marriage. Born in Salem, Mass., in 1924, Pegge was the daughter of the late Maurice J. and Lucy (Nimlett) Moroney. She was raised in Peabody and attended St. John’s School in Peabody. Following graduation, Pegge studied business at Essex Aggie and after receiving her degree, she worked as an office manager at Sam Schmidt Chemical in Peabody for many years.…

  • Salem

    Tucson, AZ – Shirley Anne Carp…

    Tucson, AZ – Shirley Anne Carpenter, 82, of Tucson, Arizona, formerly of Salem, Massachusetts, passed away Friday evening, May 4, 2018, in Tucson, Arizona, after a long illness. Born in Salem, Mass., July 4, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Daniel Joseph and Irene Elizabeth (McIntyre) Lynch. While raising her family of eight children, Shirley returned to school, and in 1973 graduated Essex Agricultural & Technical School as a surgical technician. She began her employment in the field at Lynn Union Hospital and later transitioned to running central surgical supply for the hospital. She finished her career with Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester. In 1999, while enjoying retirement,…

  • Salem

    Middleton – Mrs. Nancy B. (Bal…

    Middleton – Mrs. Nancy B. (Ball) Moore, 92, of Middleton, beloved wife of the late Frederick D. Moore, died peacefully, on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Beverly Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Derbyshire, England, she was the daughter of Harriett and Harold Ball. Nancy was raised and educated in Derbyshire. As a young woman, Nancy, and her husband Fred, immigrated to the United States where they resided, first in Somerville, then Plymouth, and eventually Middleton, where she and her husband raised their family and has resided for the past 57 years. A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, Nancy believed her greatest accomplishment was her family. Nancy enjoyed…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Judith S. (Switzer) …

    Beverly – Judith S. (Switzer) Jenkins 78, beloved wife of Alexander Jenkins III, died May 12, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Evanston, Ill., she was the daughter of the late James K. and Maurine (Henderson) Switzer. She attended the University of Delaware in Newark where she earned a bachelor’s degree. Mrs. Jenkins had been self-employed for many years as a tax accountant for both personal and corporate taxes until the time of her retirement in 2009. Mrs. Jenkins had resided in Beverly for the past year, and prior to that in Chelsea. She was a loving wife, sister and friend who will be missed…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Ruth E. (Milbury) Py…

    Danvers – Ruth E. (Milbury) Pydynkowski, 91, a lifelong Danvers resident, died Friday, May 18, 2018, at the Lahey Hospital in Burlington following a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Alphonse J. Pydynkowski. Born in Danvers on January 29, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Alice (Coleman) Milbury. She was a 1944 graduate of Holten High School and attended the Salem Commercial School. Ruth was employed for eight years as a clerk and typist at the Dept. of Public Welfare in Danvers. She retired in 1989 after nearly 25 years as an assembler at GTE Sylvania at the Sylvan Street, Danvers plant. She…

  • Salem

    Brentwood, NH – Maureen Rose K…

    Brentwood, NH – Maureen Rose Kulak, 62, of Brentwood, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018, at the Exeter Hospital after a sudden illness. Services will be held at the Stockbridge Funeral Home, 141 Epping Road, Exeter, Thursday at 12 p.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited, and may visit with the family at the funeral home, Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Burial will be in the Exeter Cemetery. Please visit www.Stockbridgefh.com for the complete obituary.

  • Salem

    Peabody – Eileen M. (Noone) Br…

    Peabody – Eileen M. (Noone) Bresnahan, 60, beloved wife of Jeffrey Bresnahan, died peacefully on Friday May 18, 2018, at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center Hospital in Burlington, following a very brief illness. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Norma (Gandolfo) Noone. She grew up in Peabody where she lived most of her life, and graduated from Peabody High School, class of 1975. Mrs. Bresnahan was very dedicated to her work, taking pride with her 33-year career as the Director of Transportation for the City of Peabody Public Schools, for which she had a sense of satisfaction. Eileen enjoyed being outdoors tending to her…

  • Foxboro

    Witmore “Pete” I. Turner Jr.

    Witmore “Pete” I. Turner Jr., a life-long resident of Foxboro, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018. He was the son of the late Witmore I. Turner Sr. and Viola (Sylvia) Turner, and the beloved husband of the late Anna…

  • Boston

    Luz Maria Villar Lara 5/19/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Luz Maria Villar Lara, age 62, of East Boston, formerly of Bani, Dominican Republic, died on May 19, 2018. Visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Tuesday May 22 from 6-9 PM. Arrangements are being made for her transportation back to Bani, Dominican republic for funeral and interment services there.

  • Franklin

    James S. Ulanski 5/17/2018 12:00:00 AM Franklin,MA

    James Steven Ulanski, 55, of Franklin passed away at home on May 17. Born in Flint Michigan, August 3,1962, the son of the late Edward and Marian (Ill) Ulanski, he had been a resident of Franklin for the past 29 years. Jim had attended Powers Catholic High School and was a member of the class of 1980. He also was an Alumnus of Ferris State University with a BS in Applied Biology, while there he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha. Jim then obtained his certification as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist. He had worked in various hospitals in the Boston area, most recently at Metrowest Medical Center in Framingham.…

  • Lawrence

    Georgiana “Georgi” (Kachadorian) White

    Methuen – Georgiana “Georgi” (Kachadorian) White, 82, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 18, 2018. Born to George and Annie Kachadorian, she was a lifelong resident of Methuen, Mass., raised in the Ararat Armenian Congregational Church and…

  • Lawrence

    Mary T. (Dufresne) White

    Haverhill – Mary T. (Dufresne) White, 64, passed away May 17, 2018, at Academy Manor in Andover with her loving family by her side. Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Robert J. and Isabel T. (McGinnis) Dufresne. Raised and…

  • Lawrence

    Helen D. (Fitzgerald) Morris

    Clearwater, FL – Helen Doris Fitzgerald Morris died peacefully on April 23, 2018, in Clearwater, Florida, at the age of 97. Helen was born on July 6, 1920, in Haverhill to Edward Joseph Fitzgerald and Emily Mews Popple. Helen had seven children,…

  • Lawrence

    Nancy (Ball) Moore

    Middleton – Mrs. Nancy B. (Ball) Moore, 92, of Middleton, beloved wife of the late Frederick D. Moore, died peacefully, on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Beverly Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Derbyshire, England, she was the…

  • Lawrence

    Eileen M. (Lynch) Flynn

    North Andover, MA – Compassionate and loving soul, Eileen (Lynch) Flynn has passed from this life to be with our Lord. She died of complications of early-onset Alzheimer’s on Friday, May 18, 2018, at just 56 years of age after waging an…

  • Lawrence

    Eleanore L. Blomquist

    Atkinson, NH – Eleanor L. (Ramey) Blomquist, 97, of Atkinson, N.H., died on May 17, 2018, at the Hannah Duston Healthcare, Haverhill, Mass. Born, raised and educated in Haverhill, Mass., daughter of the late Perley and Eva (Hitchcock) Ramey, she…

  • Lexington

    John Nelson

    John Nelson May 12, 2018 John Page Nelson, beloved brother, friend, colleague, and neighbor, left this world on Saturday, May 12 after a valiant battle with cancer.John was born in View full obituary

  • Medway

    Edna L. MacDonald 5/18/2018 12:00:00 AM Medway,MA

    Edna L. (Travers) MacDonald, 85, of Medway, died May 18 in the Madonna Manor in North Attleboro. She was the wife of the late Robert H. MacDonald who died in 1990. Born in Medfield, October 12,1932, the daughter of the late Frank L. and Edna M. (Coome) Travers, Jr. Mrs. MacDonald was raised in Medfield and had lived in Medway since 1953. She was a graduate of Medfield High School. Edna had been a clerk at Sun Life Insurance Company and previously had worked at the Medway Savings Bank. She had been long active at the Medway Senior Center. She is survived by her daughters, Nancy L. Waugh of Brimfield…

  • Weymouth

    Donald Sargent 5/17/2018 12:00:00 AM Weymouth,MA

    Donald H. Sargent, age 87, of Weymouth passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on May 17, 2018. Donald was raised and educated in Dorchester. He spent his summers in Hull. His first job was at Paragon Park running the kiddie rides. He joined the Navy when he was 17 and used his talent with machines to work as an aircraft mechanic for 20 years. A career man, he served his country through both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Upon his return, he continued as an auto mechanic and pilot working for both himself and others. His talents certainly didn’t end with aircrafts; Donald quickly found himself being…

  • Cape Cod

    Arthur F. Kingsbury, Jr., 100

    VENICE, Fla. – Arthur F. Kingsbury, Jr., age 100, of Venice, FL passed away peacefully at his home on May 16, 2018. He was born in Portland, CT on April 13, 1918 to Arthur and Ethel (nee Henderson) Kingsbury.He graduated from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. Art enlisted in the Army Air Corps and served in North Africa and Italy during WWII. He worked at Rogers and Hubbard in Portland, CT as salesman. He married Mary Etta Siteman and had two […]

  • Cape Cod

    Charles O. Sullivan

    NEEDHAM – Charles O. Sullivan, of North Hill, Needham formerly of Marstons Mills, died May 14, 2018.He was the beloved son of the late Edward J. and Mary (Cullen) Sullivan. Brother of the late Kathryn “Pat” Rauh, Edward J. “Sonny” Sullivan Jr., Marilyn “Sis” Moran, Frances Ciaschini, Alice Sullivan Trute, and Dorothy Sullivan. Also survived by 16 nieces and nephews.Graveside service is in St. Michael Cemetery, 1601 State St., Springfield, on Saturday, May 26 at 11am. Relatives […]

  • Cape Cod

    Karen A. Halloran

    SOUTH DENNIS – Karen Halloran was and forever will be the most beautiful, powerful, loving, fierce woman to grace this earth. In the early hours of Mother’s Day Sunday, May 13th, surrounded by her three girls and loved ones she peacefully passed away.Karen lived a life of vivid color, whether it be in the beautiful flowers and scenes she would paint, the accents she decorated her home with, or the clothes she wore. Karen was immensely creative and was awarded a gold key from […]

  • Cape Cod

    Margery “Midge” Brimblecom”

    SOUTH YARMOUTH – Margery (Banks) Brimblecom, 90, of South Yarmouth, passed away on May 10th at Wingate at Harwich Skilled Nursing Facility after dealing with a number of problems over several years.Born in Boston, Mass. to William H. Jr. and Madeline (Watson) Banks, moving to Newton when very young. Growing up in Newton she graduated from Newton High School in 1945. In 1947 she graduated from Centenary Jr. College in Hacketstown, NJ. As her children got older she worked part time as a […]

  • Cape Cod

    Catherine Mary Barron

    MASHPEE – Catherine Mary Barron, 34, of Needham, formerly of Wellesley, died suddenly on May 9, 2018.Catherine was born in Boston on January 7, 1984; the beloved daughter of Brian Barron, Sr, of Needham and Barbara Murphy Barron of Mashpee, formerly of Wellesley. She was the sister of Brian Barron, Jr and sister-in-law of Ashley Barron of Needham and was predeceased by her beloved brother, John Daniel Barron. She is survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.Catherine was multi- […]

  • Cape Cod

    Ellen B. Pyy

    LOVELAND, CO. – Ellen B. Pyy, fondly known to many of her family and friends as “Bumpy” made her final journey to the heavens on May 1, 2018. Ellen was born in Hyannis, MA on February 25, 1944. She was the third child of four born to Eino and Tynne Pyy.Ellen grew up on the Cape attending Barnstable High School and starting her career early while in high school at the New England telephone company. She left the Cape with a longtime childhood friend and journeyed to San Francisco, CA […]