• Medway

    Ann Sarkisian 8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM Medway,MA / Haverhill,MA

    Ann (Asdadourian) Sarkisian, 93, of Haverhill, MA and formerly of South Milwaukee, WI, passed away on August 2, 2018. She is survived by her daughter Barbara Sarkisian-Arthur and her husband Stephen of Haverhill, and son John Sarkisian and his wife Nanci of Medway, MA. She leaves 5 grandchildren, Sean and Robyn Arthur, Melissa and Michael Sarkisian, Andrew Sarkisian and his partner, Ashley Farris, as well as 3 great grandchildren. Ann worked for over 25 years at Emerson Electric in So. Milwaukee as a buyer and was a longtime supporter of St. Jude Children’s Hospital. She moved to Haverhill several years ago when her health began to decline to be closer…

  • Natick

    Karin (Erickson) Gilley 7/27/2018 12:00:00 AM Natick,MA

    FRAMINGHAM – Karin (Erickson) Gilley, wife of Winslow (Dick) Gilley, formerly of Natick, Ashland and most recently Brookdale Cushing Park in Framingham, passed away peacefully in her sleep, Friday, July 27, 2018. She was 96 years old. Karin was the daughter of the late Carl and Karin Erickson, and spent her childhood in the home her father built on Morses Pond in Wellesley. She was the oldest of six: Roy Erickson, the late Arthur Erickson, Donald Erickson, Lillian (Erickson) Leupold and Ellen (Erickson) Enemark. Karin and Dick were married on Oct. 5, 1946, and would have celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary this year. Before their marriage, Karin was a clerical…

  • New Bedford

    Joanne L. Sylvia 7/29/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    Joanne L. (Tripp) Sylvia, 72, of New Bedford died July 29, 2018 peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Russell R. Sylvia. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late George and Mary Edna (Smith) Tripp, she lived in New Bedford most of her life. She was formerly employed by J.C. Penney and Shaw’s for many years until her retirement. Survivors include her son, Shannon Sylvia and his wife Peggy of New Bedford; 2 step-children, Shelley Sylvia of New Bedford and Robert Sylvia of Fall River; a sister, Janice Tripp of New Bedford; 5 grandchildren; Dylan, Jordan, Zavier, McKenzie and…

  • Norton

    Jon T. Casper 8/1/2018 12:00:00 AM Norton,MA / Highland,NY

    Jon T. Casper, 54 Dateline: Norton, MA Jon T. Casper, age 54, of Norton, formerly of Highland, New York passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at home. Born in Poughkeepsie, New York on August 20, 1963, he was a loving son of Joan M. (Filkins) Casper of Norton and the late Robert D. Casper. Jon grew up in Highland, New York and was a1981 graduate of Highland High School. Shortly afterwards he proudly served his country for six years as a member of the United States Navy. A resident of Norton for the past twenty-four years, he was a member of the Trinitarian Congregation Church in Norton. Jon loved…

  • Somerville

    George Comparetti 8/1/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Somerville,MA / Canton,MA / Billerica,MA / Boston,MA

    George Comparetti, a long-time resident of Somerville, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, August 1st at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was 88. Born in Boston, he was raised in Somerville and was the son of the late Cesare and Adelina (Bonugli) Comparetti. George attended local schools and graduated from the Somerville High School with the Class of 1949. Following graduation, George and his father, Cesare, owned and operated the Bengal Trucking Company in Somerville. He later worked for the Yellow Taxi Cab Company until his retirement in 1992. In his spare time, George spent much of his time walking. He loved being outside…

  • Taunton

    Robert Lima 8/1/2018 12:00:00 AM Taunton,MA

    Robert Lima, 77 Dateline: Taunton, MA Robert Lima, age 77, a lifelong resident of Taunton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brocton. Born in Taunton, MA on February 6, 1941, he was a loving son of the late Marion Lima and John Lopes. Bobby grew up and was educated in Taunton. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Air Force. Prior to retiring, he had worked as a carrier for BayBank. Music was the focal point of Mr. Lima’s life, as well as being a devout Catholic. He was affectionately known as “Little Lima” in the…

  • Walpole

    Mary T. Bowen 7/31/2018 12:00:00 AM Walpole,MA

    Mary Theresa (Sullivan) Bowen, 88, of Walpole died July 31 at her home. She was the wife of the late Thomas J. Bowen who died in 1995. Born in Somerville, February 2, 1930, the daughter of the late Cornelius and Nora (Hynes) Sullivan, of Kerry and Clare, Ireland, Mary was raised in Somerville and had lived in Walpole since 1970. A proud graduate of St. Clement High School of Somerville, and Fisher College, Mary had been a library aide in the Walpole school system for over 20 years, a job well suited to her love of reading. Her family was all that mattered to Mary. She was surrounded by family…

  • Watertown

    Herbert A. Perkins 8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM Tewksbury,MA / Watertown,MA

    …WWII Veteran and Watertown Businessman; 91 TEWKSBURY – Herbert A. Perkins, age 91, a WWII Navy Veteran, A.F. & A.M. Freemason and retired Watertown businessman, died Thursday, August 2, at D’Youville Nursing Center. He was the beloved husband of Patricia Ann (Long) Perkins, with whom he celebrated a seventy-first wedding anniversary this past February 2nd. “Herb” was born in Cambridge in November 1926, a son of the late Alonzo and Elsie (Compton) Perkins, and raised in Watertown. He had resided in Tewksbury since 1960. During WWII, Herb enlisted into the U.S. Navy, and served in both the Pacific and European War Theaters. He served as a Carpenter’s Mate, 3c, aboard…

  • Massachusetts Death Notices

    David H. Miles 7/31/2018 12:00:00 AM Webster,MA

    Webster David H. Miles, 80, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at UMass/Memorial Hospital, University Campus in Worcester. There are no calling hours. Services will be private. Please check back on this website for further details, which are incomplete at this time. The ROBERT J. MILLER FUNERAL HOME and LAKE CHAPEL, 366 School St., Webster is directing arrangements. On Line guest book for David, please visit:RJMillerfunerals.net

  • Massachusetts Death Notices

    Stephen A. “Grover” Snelgrove 8/1/2018 12:00:00 AM Webster,MA

    WEBSTER – Stephen A. “Grover” Snelgrove, 53, died Wednesday, August 1, 2018 in Harrington Memorial Hospital, Southbridge, after a long illness. He leaves his wife and best friend for over 10 years, Gloria J. (Rollins) Snelgrove; 3 stepchildren, April M. Lowe of Webster, Nicole L. Lowe of Chloride, AZ and John E. Lowe III of N. Grosvenordale, CT; 5 stepgrandchildren, Nathan Lowe, Korin Lowe, twins John Lowe IV and Paris Lowe, and Damyen Lowe. He was born in England and moved to Billerica in 1969 and then to Chelmsford. He lived in Webster since 2007. He graduated from Chelmsford High School where he was a member of the student council.…

  • Worcester County

    Theresa Scarrci 7/21/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    San Juan Capistrano, CA – Theresa C. Scarrci (Szczurko) 90, formerly of Worcester Ma., passed away Saturday, July 21st at Mission Hill Hospital, Ca. Theresa’s world revolved around her family. She was a devoted mother to her three precious children. Her happiest moments were those spent with her children and grandchildren. Theresa was preceded in death by the love of her life Anthony “Tony” Scarrci nearly 30 years ago. Theresa remained devoted to her husband until they could be together for eternity. Theresa is survived by her three children and their spouses, Angela (Joe) Turnage, Donna (Gregory) Fenderson and John (Diana)Scarrci and brother Daniel Szczurko. And God Daughter Lisa Osborne.…

  • Worcester County

    Irene Mary (Budrejko) Goyette 7/29/2018 12:00:00 AM Rochdale,MA / Leicester,MA / Worcester,MA

    Leicester – Irene Mary (Budrejko) Goyette, 72, of Rochdale passed away on Sunday, July 29 surrounded by her loving family at St. Vincent’s Hospital after a long battle with lung disease. She leaves her husband of 48 years, David Goyette; a daughter, Renee Goyette of Newmarket, NH; son, Edward Goyette and his wife Tricia of Biloxi, MS; three grandsons Caleb, Nickolas, and Nathan; and her stepmother, Rose (Salvidio) Budrejko. She was born in Worcester, the only child of the late Edward and Jane (Kasabula) Budrejko. Irene graduated from St. Stephens High School and attended Clark University. She worked hard, from the time she was young, to her retirement from the…

  • New Bedford

    Mark J. Amaral

    AMARAL: of Fairhaven, July 31, 2018, Mark Joseph, 60. Grandfather of Lakota River Amaral. Visiting hours Sunday 3-7 p.m. at Waring-Sullivan Home at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. Funeral Mass will be Monday at 9 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 235 No. Front St., New Bedford. Burial is private. www.waring-sullivan.com.

  • New Bedford

    Joanne L. Sylvia, 72

    NEW BEDFORD — Joanne L. (Tripp) Sylvia, 72, of New Bedford died July 29, 2018 peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness.She was the wife of the late Russell R. Sylvia.Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late George and Mary Edna (Smith) Tripp, she lived in New Bedford most of her life.She was formerly employed by J.C. Penney and Shaw’s for many years until her retirement.Survivors include her son, Shannon Sylvia and his wife Peggy of New […]

  • New Bedford

    Roberta L. Baptiste, 73

    WAREHAM — Roberta L. Baptiste, 73, of Wareham, died Wednesday, August 1, 2018 peacefully at her home with her family at her bedside.Born in Acushnet, she was the daughter of Beatrice T. Fernandes of Marion and the late Ralph Pina. Mrs. Baptiste worked as housekeeping supervisor for the former Forestview Nursing Home in Wareham and Brandon Woods in New Bedford.She is survived by her children, Wayne S. Baptiste of Wareham, Karl S. Baptiste of Onset, Walter Baptiste, III of […]

  • Newburyport

    Plaistow – Joyce Ann Vigeant o…

    Plaistow – Joyce Ann Vigeant of Plaistow, N.H. passed away June 23, 2018, of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. She was born in Jonesboro, Arkansas on December 1,1943, to parents Robert Lee Liles and Charlsie Jones. Even though Joyce called New England home for over 50 years, she never lost her trademark southern drawl. Joyce lived a blessed life, enjoying family, socializing with friends, boating, and time on golf courses and tennis courts where she was an exceptional athlete. She was known for her sense of humor and love of laughter but also her sweet, gentle spirit. Her grandchildren will never forget their trips with “Mimi” to Haley’s Ice Cream. Her…