• Beverly

    Robert W. Cohan

    Robert W. Cohan October 12, 1926 – August 7, 2018 Robert W. Cohan, 91, of Beverly, died peacefully on Tuesday August 7th, 2018, in Beverly after a long illness. He was th… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Bridgewater

    Ann T. Stanley 8/4/2018 12:00:00 AM Manomet,MA / West Bridgewater,MA

    Ann T. (Farrell) Stanley age 75 of Braintree, formerly of Manomet, died Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Royal Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Catherine (McHugh) Farrell. She was raised in Roslindale and attended Sacred Heart School. Ann stayed home to raise her family and worked briefly for Massachusetts Financial Services and as a counselor for teenagers in the AA program. At the age of 12, she made a memorable trip to Ireland to spend the summer with family members. She was an avid gardener who loved to work in her yard in Manomet, and also liked to read and…

  • Brockton

    Kenneth L. Ek 8/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA

    Kenneth L. Ek, age 76 of Brockton, passed away on August 5, 2018 at Blue Hills Health and Rehab Center in Stoughton after a lengthy illness. Born, raised and educated in Brockton, he was a son of the late Arthur and Florence (Pleau) Ek. Ken graduated from Brockton High in 1959 and enlisted in the military as a member of the United States Air Force. He went on to work for Plymouth County Mosquito Control and retired after a 32 year career as a Biological Technician at the age of 60. Ken’s passion was fishing, whether he was taking his boat out on the lakes or ice fishing with his…

  • Brookline

    Spiros C. Bourloukas 8/7/2018 12:00:00 AM Brookline,MA

    BOURLOUKAS, Spiros C. of Brookline, August 7, 2018. Beloved husband of Helen (Collias). Loving father of Alesia of Brookline, Dean and his wife Wendy of Leesburg, VA and the late John and father-in-law of Tami Bourloukas. Grandfather of Emily and Sarah. Son of the late Charles and Angeliki (Tzaros). Brother of the late Ethel Pappas, Emorfia Economakis and Helen R. Bourloukas. Spiros was born in Boston and spent much of his life in Hora, Trifilias, Messinas, Greece. Spiros proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict and was the recipient of the Purple Heart. He was the late proprietor of the Paramount Restaurant on Charles St.,…

  • Milford,  Uxbridge,  Whitinsville

    Vivian P. Wirsing

    Vivian P. Wirsing November 25, 1922 – August 6, 2018 Vivian P. (Jewer) Wirsing, 95, of Milford passed away Monday, August 6, 2018 at St. Patrick’s Manor in Framingham. She w… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Canton

    Andrew Cameron 8/1/2018 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA / Boston,MA

    It is with great sadness that the family of Andrew S. Cameron known to friends as “Andy” or “AC” announces his sudden and accidental passing on August 1, 2018, at the age of 36. Born in South Carolina, he was then raised in Canton, attended Canton Public Schools graduating from Canton High School, class of 2000. Andrew worked in the plumbing industry. He enjoyed football, basketball and camping with the family in NH and ME. He was the beloved son of Paula J. (Robinson) & the late David A. Cameron of Canton. Brother of Valerie Cameron & her fiancé William Jones of Canton. Uncle of Matthew Jones of Canton. He…

  • Fall River

    Suzanne C. Roy 7/30/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA / Fall River,MA

    FALL RIVER… Suzanne C. Roy, 51, of Fall River passed away July 30, 2018 at her home. She was the fiancée of Russell Borges of Fall River. Born in Fall River, she was a daughter of the late Glorien A. and Joan A. (Grillo) Roy and had lived in the Westport/Fall River area her whole life. Ms. Roy worked as a Clerk in the Courts and had received an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice. She enjoyed arts & crafts, being outdoors and spending time at the beach. Along with her Fiancé, survivors include her daughter: Brittany Roy of Fall River; her sisters: Renee Raymondo of Fall River and Jeanine Barone…

  • Franklin

    William Robert “Bob” Ryan 8/6/2018 12:00:00 AM Franklin,MA / Clinton,MA

    William Robert “Bob” Ryan, Jr. 55, of Clinton formerly of Franklin died August 6 in Brigham & Women’s Hospital Boston. He was the husband of Christine Lang. Born in Chelsea, May 3,1963, the son of Bob and Peggy (Burns) Ryan of Bristol, New Hampshire, Mr. Ryan had lived in Boston and Millis in his youth and in Franklin for several years. As a career member of the U.S. Navy he lived throughout the World. He was a 1981 graduate of Franklin High School and a graduate of the University of Phoenix with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. Mr. Ryan proudly served for 21 years in the Navy attaining in…

  • Malden

    Thomas R. Meo 8/8/2018 12:00:00 AM Malden,MA

    Thomas R. Meo passed away on August 8, 2018. He was 63 years old. Thomas was a longtime resident of Providence, RI and formerly of Malden. He worked for many years as a floral designer and was a longtime supporter of Boston Terrier Group. Thomas was the beloved partner of Kirman Gonzalez. He was the son of the late Thomas and Jo-Anne (Mascis) Meo. Thomas was the loving brother of Lawrence Meo of Newburyport, Tambrey Pinkham of Peabody, James Meo and his companion Melissa Gale, Juliana LeDonne and her husband Michael of West Newbury and Joseph Meo of Everett. He was the dear uncle of John Meo, Kevin Pinkham, James…

  • Needham

    Madeleine B. McLaughlin 8/7/2018 12:00:00 AM Needham,MA

    McLAUGHLIN, Madeleine B. 96, of Needham, passed away on August 7, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Ralph McLaughlin. Loving mother of Ralph, Mary, Will, and Ann, and loving grandmother of Margaret. Born in New York City, Madeleine, Ralph, and family moved to Needham in 1964 where she lived until her passing. Madeleine will be remembered as kind, compassionate, forever giving, and loving to family and friends. Well before many in her time, Madeleine pursued world travel and higher education. Her career pursuits were wide ranging as biochemist, market researcher, and high tech executive recruiter. A private service shall be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Newton/Needham to lay Madeleine…

  • New Bedford

    Diane Marie Domingos 8/7/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    New Bedford – Diane Marie (DeMello) Domingos, age 49 years old, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital. Born in New Bedford, MA, she was the beloved wife of Scott A. Domingos and daughter of the late Kenneth and Rita (Cora) DeMello. She is survived by her husband, Scott; 2 children, Kathy M. Domingos and Scott A. Domingos, Jr.; grandchildren, Ricardo Merced Jr., Alexandria Merced, Kayden Merced, Dylan and Mason Domingos and the late Amiyah Merced; siblings, Kenneth DeMello Jr., David DeMello and the late Lenny DeMello; as well as, several cousins, aunts and uncles. Arrangements placed in the care of Perry Funeral Home 111 Dartmouth…

  • Raynham

    Judith A. Truehart 8/7/2018 12:00:00 AM Wareham,MA / Brockton,MA / Nantucket,MA / Raynham,MA / Orlando,FL

    Judith A. (Crocker) Truehart, age 71, of Wareham, formerly of Orlando, FL, died Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a lengthy illness. Judy was born and raised in Brockton a daughter of the late Robert “Lefty” and Catherine (Brady) Crocker. She was a graduate of Brockton High School, class of 1964. Judy worked for The Foxboro Company for 13 years as a solderer before her retirement in 1990. She also worked for Robertson Curtain Company in Middleboro as well as Cumberland Farms in Wareham. Judy loved to play bingo at Foxwoods and especially cherished time spent with her children and grandchildren. Judy leaves her beloved boyfriend of…

  • Roslindale

    Teresa Palombi 8/6/2018 12:00:00 AM Hyde Park,MA / Roslindale,MA / Bellingham,MA

    Teresa Palombi of Bellingham, formerly of Hyde Park and Roslindale, on August 6th at age 55. Daughter of the late Enzo and Mary Palombi. Devoted mother of Frank Colantoni of Plainville. Sister of Karen King, Diane Palombi and Stephen Palombi of Dedham, Beth Hurley of Foxboro, John Palombi and wife Susan of Abington, and Will Palombi of Denver, CO. Longtime companion of Bob Dorr of Bellingham. Teresa is also survived by many cherished family members and friends. A Celebration of Life Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, August 11th at 10 AM in St Anne Church, 79 West Milton Street in Readville, MA. All are invited. Honoring Teresa’s request…

  • Southbridge

    Catherine A Flanagan Stover of Nantucket, MA, May 13, 1952 – July 31, 2018

    Nantucket: Catherine Ann Flanagan Stover, 66 of Liberty Street – Peacefully passed away on Tuesday, July 31st 2018 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She leaves her husband of 47 years John H. Stover. Catherine is also survived by 6 children, Elijah D Stover of NY, Isaiah J. Stover of Nantucket and spouse Kathleen Fitzpatrick Stover, Perry Wotring of Harvard MA and spouse Don Wotring, Dorothy Stover of Nantucket, Cora Stover of CT and Spouse Socrates Garcia, AdaRuth Waig of Nantucket and spouse Nathanael Waig, a brother Daniel Flanagan of Nantucket and spouse Janet Flanagan, her sister Elizabeth Flanagan of Nantucket, and 10 grandchildren; Addison Wotring, Kiera Worring, Isabelle Wotring,…

  • Salem

    Mary E. Battles, 70

    Mary E. Battles, 70 Mary Elizabeth Battles of Peabody passed away Friday, August 3, 2018 at Beverly Hospital. She was surrounded by her friends and family. Read More →

  • Southbridge

    George Carpenter

    View George Carpenter Southbridge Brookfield – George J. Carpenter passed away peacefully at home on July 26, 2018.  He was the beloved husband of the late Michaelle (Hubbard) Carpenter, and the devoted father of his youngest daughter and caretaker, Janis and her husband Clifford Fontaine, of Brookfield, MA, his daughter, Leslie, and her husband Jeffery Blodgett, of Putnam, CT, his son Daniel Carpenter and his wife, Brenda, of Ware, MA, and his eldest son Mark Carpenter and his wife, Lyd…

  • Southbridge

    Dennis Roy

    View Dennis Roy Southbridge Deerfield Beach, FL/Southbridge…Dennis G. Roy, 65, died Friday, August 3, 2018, after a brief illness. He leaves his wife Shirley A. (Lollis) Roy. He leaves his sons Jacob Roy and his wife Stephanie of Princeton, MA, and 2 daughters Rebecca A. (Roy) and her husband Scott Gregory of Sturbridge, Jennifer A. (Roy) and her husband Greg Desto of Charlton. He also leaves a stepson Ricky Abbott and his wife Anne Marie of Worcester, and step-daughter Carrie Goulet and he…

  • Southbridge

    Robert “Bob” Piazzo

    View Robert “Bob” Piazzo Southbridge Southbridge…Robert “Bob” Piazzo, age 87, died on August 5, 2018, at home with his family’s love embracing him.  He was born in Holland, MA to Casimiro and Mary Piazzo, and lived there for over 50 years before moving to Southbridge, MA He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Connie, and his children David and Kathy Piazzo and family, Robin and Nick Weber, Michael and Diane Piazzo, and Marcie and Mark Wood. He will be deeply missed by his loving …

  • Southbridge

    Ana Rodriguez

    View Ana Rodriguez Southbridge Southbridge…Ana Elba (Valdes) Rodriguez, 75, died Sunday, August 5, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. She leaves her husband of 59 years Carlos J. Rodriguez, and 2 sons Carlos J. Rodriguez, Jr, and his wife Bethzaida of Worcester,  Jonathan Rodriguez of Southbridge, and 2 daughters Edna Miranda and her husband Jose Miranda of Southbridge, and Maria Lopez of Southbridge, and a nephew that she helped raise Ruben Rios and his wife Severina of S…

  • Spencer

    Barbara M. (LaForte) Desrosiers 8/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Spencer,MA

    Spencer – Barbara M. (LaForte) Desrosiers 86, of Spencer, MA died on Sunday, August 5th, surrounded by family after a short illness. Mrs Desrosiers is survived by three sons, James Desrosiers of Leesville, South Carolina, Scott Desrosiers of Charlton, John Desrosiers of St Petersburg, FL; a daughter, Susan Whitney of West Boylston; 6 grandchildren and 7 nephews and nieces. Barbara was born in Worcester the only daughter of Arthur and Mary (Foley) LaForte. Barbara graduated from Hahnemann School of Nursing and worked in Worcester hospitals as an RN during her career. Barbara was the devoted wife of Henry Desrosiers of 62 years prior to his passing. She was a loving…

  • Wayland

    Henry Edward Ormonde 8/4/2018 12:00:00 AM Wayland,MA

    WAYLAND: Henry Edward Ormonde, loving husband and devoted father, passed away peacefully on August 4, 2018. Henry was born January 21, 1939 to Frank and Edwina (Dutra) Ormonde in East Providence, RI. A former U.S. Marine, Henry did his doctoral work at George Washington University, one of many universities where he would go on to teach business and accounting, including Babson, Bentley, Suffolk, LSU and the US Naval War College. Henry began an accounting and tax consulting firm in 1972, but it wasn’t until his wife Lesley joined him in 1980 that it became a full-time endeavor. Henry and Lesley managed Ormonde & Associates, taking particular pride in not only…

  • Wellesley

    Patricia (Patsy) Kendall Shotwell 7/27/2018 12:00:00 AM Wellesley,MA

    SHOTWELL, Patricia (Patsy) Kendall, of Weston. Born in 1927 in New York City, she was adopted by William Morgan Kendall and Harriet Anne Parsons Kendall of Buffalo, New York. Patsy graduated from Buffalo Seminary in 1945 and matriculated at Cornell University, where she served as editor of The Cornell Sun and earned her bachelor’s degree in 1949. In 1948 she married Stuart McIlvaine Shotwell and in 1954 the couple settled in Weston. Patsy later earned a degree in communications at Simmons College, leading to a position as the manager of the Brook School Apartments, Weston’s elderly housing facility. Long active in the League of Women Voters, Patsy was to find…

  • Wellesley

    Nancy M. Clancy 8/7/2018 12:00:00 AM Wellesley,MA

    CLANCY, Nancy M. 92, a longtime resident of Wellesley, passed away peacefully on August 7, 2018 at the Elizabeth Seton Nursing Home in Wellesley. Nancy, a dedicated and highly respected teacher, taught junior high school English for over 40 years, initially in Millis but for the majority of her career in Arlington. Nancy was born in Johnstown, NY and was a graduate of Emmanuel College in Boston. She was the daughter of Dr. Michael E. Nolan and Mrs. Martha Nolan, both deceased. Nancy was predeceased by her husband Michael J. Clancy of Norwood, by her sister Sue Dias of Wellesley, and by her brother Dr. Brian E. Nolan of Springfield,…

  • Weymouth

    Donna Galley 8/8/2018 12:00:00 AM Weymouth,MA

    Donna M. Galley (McCambly), age 80, of Weymouth passed away on August 8, 2018 after a long illness with her family by her side. Donna was born, raised, and educated in Boston. She started a family and settled in Weymouth where she has created so many wonderful memories. Donna married her husband of 35 years, Edward Galley in 1984. Donna was a professional singer for many years and played shows at many local venues. She also volunteered for years at South Shore Humane Society and even took in animals on her own often. Donna is survived by her beloved husband Edward Galley of Weymouth, her loving daughters Gail Hopkins of…

  • New Bedford

    Jose Antonio De Araujo, 93

    DE ARAUJO: of New Bedford, Tuesday, August 7, 2018, Jose Antonio, 93. Husband of Ermelinda Queiros (Sousa e Silva). Calling hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Friday with a funeral service at 7 p.m. at the AUBERTINE-LOPES FUNERAL HOME, 129 Allen St., New Bedford. Cremation to follow. www.aubertine-lopes.com.

  • New Bedford

    Dorothy S. Harkins, 83

    NEW BEDFORD — Dorothy S. (Arruda) Harkins, 83, of New Bedford died Thursday, August 2, 2018 at Hathaway Manor. She was the wife of the late George W. Harkins, Jr. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Manuel S. and Marion (Medeiros) Arruda, she lived in New Bedford all of her life.Mrs. Harkins was formerly employed as a cashier at Stop & Shop for 25 years until her retirement.Survivors include a son, Joseph Estrella of New Bedford; a brother, Manuel Arruda, […]

  • New Bedford

    Jeffrey E. Fisher, 65

    LAKEVILLE — Jeffrey E. Fisher (Jeff) 65, passed away August 5, 2018, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. Jeff was a resident of Lakeville, MA and spent his winters in Naples, FL.Jeff was born Friday, July 10, 1953 in Taunton, MA to the late Beverly (Brown) Fisher and Francis Fisher. He graduated from UMASS Amherst in 1975. He was a vice-president of National Accounts at Ryder Systems where he recently celebrated his 40th anniversary with the company. He was a member of […]

  • New Bedford

    Joseph N. Braga, 75

    NEW BEDFORD — Joseph N. Braga, age 75 years old, formerly of Fairhaven, MA passed away on Monday, August 6, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Eileen (Souza) Braga and son of the late Joseph N. and Mildred (Costa) Braga.Joe was born in New Bedford, MA, was a graduate of N.B.H.S. and served in the U.S. Air Force. He was an antique dealer and owner of J & B Antiques for many years until his retirement. He was a lifelong member of the NB YMCA […]

  • Andover

    South Berwick, Maine – Darrel …

    South Berwick, Maine – Darrel R. Bates passed away Wednesday, July 25, after a period of declining health due to kidney failure. His wife, Karen, and granddaughter, April were by his side. Darrel was born in Hyannis Mass. on December 25, 1931, to the late Alice E. Howard and Bernard W. Bates. Darrel leaves 3 siblings. Judson Howard, his wife Joanne of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., Albion Howard, his wife Mona, of West Dennis, and Kirby Howard of Dennis Mass. He was predeceased by his loving stepfather Judson Howard and his sister, Bernice (Bates) Brown. Darrel is survived by his loving wife, Karen M. (Maloney) and 5 children, Daniel Bates,…

  • Andover

    Andover, MA – Barbara Eleanor …

    Andover, MA – Barbara Eleanor (Holmberg) Putnam (September 25, 1925 – August 2, 2018) Barbara Eleanor (Holmberg) Putnam, 92, died peacefully on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at High Pointe House, in Haverhill. She was born in Pittsfield, MA, married to her late husband George Osgood Putnam. Family was very important to Barbara. She is survived by four daughters: Deborah Halleran, Mary Pear, Susan MacPhee, Jean Putnam and their husbands, Fred Ursitti, Louis Pear, Stanley MacPhee and Patrick McFadden; grandchildren, Sarah Parsons, David Halleran (Heidi), Michael Ursitti (Jean), Eric Pear (Jamie), Rebecca Pear, Kevin Eknaian (Jessica), Jeffrey Eknaian (Ashley), Andrew MacPhee and Brian MacPhee (Christy); great grandchildren, Franklin, Harrison, Noah, Ryan,…

  • Andover

    Andover – A friend said of Rob…

    Andover – A friend said of Robert Merola, “His life was the American dream writ large.” Robert, 89, a resident of Andover for 55 years, passed away July 31 after a period of declining health. Robert married his high school sweetheart, Joan (Hibbard), and they were happily married for 61 years. Robert was a star fullback for the 1947 Everett High football team highlighted by the showdown against Lynn Classical in front of 24,000 people at the Manning Bowl. The Boston Globe wrote, “Everett has to stop Harry Agganis and Classical has to stop classy Everett fullback Bob Merola.” Robert joined the Marines after high school and received the Purple…

  • Andover

    Andover – Betsey N. Reddish, 8…

    Andover – Betsey N. Reddish, 84, a longtime resident of Andover passed away on Sunday August 5, 2018 with her loving family at her side. Mrs. Reddish was born in Hyannis and was raised and educated in Harwich. She was a 1952 graduate of Harwich High School and a graduate of Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing. Before retirement, Betsey worked as a registered nurse for 26 years at Lawrence General Hospital. She enjoyed gardening, watching birds, knitting and crocheting and also served for 11 years as a Girl Scout leader. Above all, Betsey loved being with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert L. Reddish…

  • Gloucester

    Rockport, Mass. – Frances M. T…

    Rockport, Mass. – Frances M. Tarantino, 79, of Rockport, passed away on Monday evening, August 7, 2018, in the Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Gloucester. Frances was born in Gloucester, Mass. on May 6, 1939, the daughter of the late Isadore and Francesca (D’Anna) Tarantino. She was a graduate of Gloucester High School with the Class of 1957. Frances was very active with the Cape Ann Social Club and had enjoyed playing Scrabble at the Senior Center with her friends there, as well as with her family. She sometimes put down words that no one believed were real, but when looked up in the dictionary, lo and behold, they…

  • Newburyport

    Scottsdale, Arizona – Nathan l…

    Scottsdale, Arizona – Nathan left this life surrounded by loving friends and family after an unexpected illness. A Triton Regional High School graduate, Nathan made a career in medical records at Spaulding Rehab, Mass Eye & Ear, and most recently St. Luke’s in Phoenix, Ariz. Nathan is survived by his mother Patricia Clark, siblings, Christopher, Valerie, and Ella Clark. Nathan is also survived by Arthur Morrow and Stephanie Karr as well as good friends, Vince (Vinny) Greyeyes, Kim Maurseth, and Tim Davis and many nieces and nephews. He also leaves his furry friends, Odin and Chloe. Nathan is predeceased by his father, Richard Clark. Local services will be held at…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport – Mary Lou was bor…

    Newburyport – Mary Lou was born on September 12, 1932, the eldest of seven children of John J. and Helen M. (Crowley) Leary. She attended Immaculate Conception Grammar School and was a member of the first graduating class of Immaculate Conception High School in 1950. After graduation, she attended Salem Hospital School of Nursing and became a Registered Nurse in 1953. Over the years Mary Lou had a variety of experiences in the nursing field. She was a head nurse at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, the school nurse at Bentley College, and a visiting nurse in Somerville and Newburyport. When her children were young, she began working at Anna Jaques…