• New Bedford

    Robert H. Mallinson, 76

    NEW BEDFORD — Robert Harold Mallinson, 76, passed away August 3, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford, MA following a brief illness. He’s finally home with his son Scottie R. Mallinson and his wife Carol A. Mallinson (Garcia).He leaves his daughters Debra A. O’Leary and Marguerite L. Sargelis; his grandchildren, Daniel J. O’Leary, Cullen R. O’Leary, Hannah K.M. O’Leary, and Timothy R. O’Leary, Braiden A. Arsenault, Jared R. Arsenault, Maeghan E. Arsenault; and his great […]

  • New Bedford

    Captain Timothy Furtado, 82

    “I wanted freedom, open air and adventure. I found it on the sea.” (Alaine Gerbault, sailor)HARWINTON, CT — Captain Timothy Furtado, 82, of Harwinton, CT, passed away peacefully on August 8, 2018 at Hartford Hospital. Born on May 24, 1936 in Mattapoisett, MA, Tim was the son of the late Antone and Florence (Gallop) Furtado. He served in the Army National Guard for 8 years. Tim was a respected and distinguished sea captain, an avid sailor, proud to be a part of New […]

  • Falmouth

    Joanna Stephens-D’Andrea

    Word has been received that Joanna Stephens-D’Andrea, 79, died July 8 at Amberwoods of Farmington in Connecticut. A longtime former resident, she was known as Jonni Stephens to the Falmouth theater community.

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport – Robert “Bobba, C…

    Newburyport – Robert “Bobba, Calvin, Bobby, Bob” Paul Richards, age 61, passed away on August 7, 2018. Bob was born May 12, 1958, in Oak Park, Ill. Bob worked for 30 years as an air traffic controller at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, where he earned his “Calvin” nickname for the Calvin Klein jeans he wore every day. In retirement, he had been a substitute teacher for Triton Regional Schools, quickly becoming a classroom favorite with his captivating and entertaining personality. Bob was a screenwriter for Anonymous Content and wrote a book entitled Secrets from the Tower (2007) that chronicled his life and times as an air traffic controller with an extraordinary…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Margaret “Peggy” …

    Gloucester – Margaret “Peggy” (Tarr) Guittarr, 93, of Gloucester, wife of the late Roy Guittarr passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday morning, August 3, 2018 at the Den Mar Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Rockport, Massachusetts. She was born in Gloucester on September 2, 1924, daughter of the late Richard and Helen (Smith) Tarr. Margaret was a graduate of Gloucester High School. Following High School, and after Roy returned from WWII, Peggy and Roy made their life and raised their family in various parts of Cape Ann. Peggy will be remembered for her positive spirit, appreciation of arts and crafts and passionate stories from her travels to Europe,…

  • Newburyport

    West Newbury – Barbara F. (Lew…

    West Newbury – Barbara F. (Lewis) Gangi, age 78, longtime West Newbury resident, passed peacefully in the quiet surroundings of the High Point House in Haverhill, with her loving family by her side late Wednesday evening, August 8, 2018. Born in Everett, on February 7, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Franklin B. Lewis, Jr. and Mildred M. (Doyle) Lewis, and was a graduate of Malden High School. For many years Barbara had worked as a legal secretary for various law offices. She also worked many years for the Town of West Newbury, filling various positions as needed, as well as for John Cena, Sr., Real Estate Appraisals.…

  • Salem

    SANFORD, MAINE – Mr. John Prim…

    SANFORD, MAINE – Mr. John Primmer 58, of Sanford, Maine died unexpectedly August 6, 2018 at his home following a brief illness. Born in Beverly, he was the son of the late Wesley E. and Blanche M. (Page) Primmer. He was raised and educated in Beverly and was a graduate of Beverly Trade School, Class of 1978. Mr. Primmer had been employed as a Machinist in the Beverly area for many years. A loving brother and uncle, John was an avid skier and ski racer in his younger years and loved to spend time in Rangeley lakes area of Maine. He was a member of the Beverly Racquetball Club and…

  • Salem

    Boston, MA – Mr. Prager, long-…

    Boston, MA – Mr. Prager, long-time resident of Salem and Marblehead, passed away at the Hospice House in Lincoln on August 8, 2018. Born in Somerville, February 4, 1931, he graduated from Salem High School in 1948, attended Boston University, and graduated from Pratt Institute in 1952. He owned and operated Major Glass Company, which helped erect and remodel a number of Boston’s landmark buildings, including the First National Bank of Boston headquarters and Government Center. He sold the company in 1980. Mr. Prager was a philanthropist and contributor to many charitable organizations, particularly in Boston and on the North Shore. Mr. Prager served as President of the Salem Rotary…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Ann P. Gilmore, 54 o…

    Peabody – Ann P. Gilmore, 54 of Peabody, died peacefully Monday morning surrounded by her family at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a courageous battle against cancer. She was the devoted wife of Joseph J. Wojtowicz with whom she shared over 10 years of marriage. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Brian and Rita (Mannion) Gilmore. She was raised and educated in Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody Veteran’s Memorial High School, class of 1982. She continued her education at Emmanuel College and received her bachelor’s degree in 1986. Ann was a social worker for most of her career and for the…

  • Salem

    Salem – Ann M. (Cyr) Michaud, …

    Salem – Ann M. (Cyr) Michaud, 80, died Wednesday, August 8, 2018 peacefully, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Norman J. Michaud, who predeceased her less than two months ago, on June 18, 2018. Born in Salem on March 4, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Juliette (Caron) Cyr. She was raised and educated in Salem, graduating from the former Ste. Chretienne Academy. She was employed at Peabody High School for several years as an administrative assistant, where she loved the work and being around young people. A lifelong Salem resident, she was a three-time champion of the City’s Window Box…

  • Salem

    Peabody MA – Rita T. (Cote) L…

    Peabody MA – Rita T. (Cote) Lussier, 90, of Peabody, died early Thursday morning at the Sunrise Assisted Living Center Peabody with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Richard Lionel Lussier who died two years ago. Rita was born in Salem, MA on June 26, 1928 the daughter of the late Emile and Diana (Dube) Cote and was raised there and resided in Peabody most of her life. She had a love of water and the ocean and had been a Safety Water Instuctor at the Salem YMCA for many years. She also ran the Lifeguard program at Brown’s Pond for the City of…

  • Salem

    Gilford, NH – Roger James Dona…

    Gilford, NH – Roger James Donahue, Jr., 72, of Sagamore Road, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, August 3, 2018. Roger was born on March 12, 1946, in Salem, Massachusetts the son of Roger James Donahue, Sr. and Ruth (Peterson) Donahue. He spent most of his life living on the North Shore in the Beverly/Danvers area of Massachusetts. He served honorably in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. Roger, who was affectionately known to all as “Jim” was a manager for Home Depot for several years. He was also a board member and an active role model at the Piers Park Sailing Center. Jim was very…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Ann M. Hynes, 72, of…

    Peabody – Ann M. Hynes, 72, of Peabody, passed peacefully at her home surrounded by her family following a brief illness. Ann was born in Somerville and was the daughter of the late Bernard and Eleanor (Keefe) Hynes. She was raised and educated in Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody High School. Ann was a star employee in the many jobs she held over the years, often receiving commendations and awards for her stellar performance. She worked for the Department of Defense at Hanscomb Air Force Base, General Electric and finally before retiring, she worked at Rosewood Nursing Home in Peabody. Ann was a dedicated mother, she was artistic,…

  • Salem

    Ipswich – A committal funeral …

    Ipswich – A committal funeral service with Military Honors for Ben K. Collins, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 14 in The Highland Cemetery, Town Farm Road, Ipswich. Family and friends are cordially welcomed. Ben Collins, 98 of Argilla Road was the husband of the late Jane (Lathrop) Collins. He is survived by two sons, Rick Collins and his wife Terri of Wash., Scott Collins and his wife Nancy of N.M.; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in his name may be made to the First Church of Ipswich, 1 Meetinghouse Green, Ipswich, MA 01938. To leave a condolence please visit www.whittierporter.com.

  • Falmouth

    Barbara A. Cory

    Barbara A. (Odom) Cory, a former Falmouth resident who had owned and operated Cory’s Cards and Gifts in Falmouth Plaza, died August 7 at Langdon Place in Keene, New Hampshire, at the age of 81.