• Beverly

    Gary J. Bona

    Gary J. Bona July 8, 1954 – August 10, 2018 Hamilton – Mr. Gary J. Bona 64, died Friday, August 10, 2018 at home after a brief illness. Born in Lynn to the late Wil… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Brockton

    Shirley R. Houston 8/8/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA

    Shirley R. (Hill) Houston, age 57, of Brockton, died peacefully Wednesday August 8, 2018 at Season’s Hospice in Milton. Shirley was the loving wife for 29 years to Leroy Houston, Jr. Born in Shreveport Louisiana, she was the daughter of Robert and Juanita (Lyons) Hill. Shirley was raised and educated in New York where she attended Theodore Roosevelt High School, Howard University and Long Island University. She also attended Northeastern University. Besides being a mother and homeschooling her children, Shirley was also an author of poetry, model, motivational speaker and beauty advisor at Macy’s. Shirley was a soft spoken, well loved, receptive and genuinely kind spirit who was always concerned…

  • Charlestown

    STEPHEN M. HUMPHREY 8/12/2018 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Stephen M. Humphrey, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life suddenly at his home in Charlestown on Sunday, August 12, 2018. He was 53 years of age. Stephen was born in Boston on November 6, 1964, a son of the late retired Boston Firefighter Ernest E. Humphrey and Ann E. (Blute) Humphrey. He grew up in Charlestown and was educated at St. Ann’s Parochial School in Somerville and graduated from Boston Technical High School in Boston in 1982. Stephen enjoyed his family and friends and was always proud to say he was from Charlestown. Stephen is the devoted brother of Ann Cunha and her husband Alan, retired Boston…

  • Franklin

    George Edward Cody,Jr. 8/12/2018 12:00:00 AM Franklin,MA

    Captain George E. Cody, Jr. 73, of Franklin died August 12 in his home following a long illness. He was the husband of Cheryl L. (Cookson) Cody for the past 45 years. Born in Framingham, May 26, 1945, the son of the late George E. and Gertrude (Manning) Cody, George was lifelong Franklin resident. George was graduate of Franklin High School, Dean College and had attended Babson College. Mr. Cody served on the Franklin Fire Department for 34 years, retiring as Captain. He also operated George E. Cody and Sons Masonry. He was a member of the Franklin Elks Lodge, the Franklin Rod and Gun Club, and the Franklin Knights…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Leonard A. Giusti

      Leonard A. Giusti October 31, 1943 – August 9, 2018 Len Giusti passed away in his home in Westford, MA on August 9, 2018, after a short illness. Len was born in Revere, MA. He attended Boston area public schools and did normal kid things like play baseball, yet he set himself apart with his intense curiosity and interest in the sciences. When he was in the 5th grade, he borrowed an astronomy book from the local library. While the other neighborhood kids were out playing, Len sat at his…  

  • Chicopee,  Holyoke

    Alfred “Chappy” Chapdelaine

    View Alfred “Chappy” Chapdelaine ALFRED E. “CHAPPY” CHAPDELAINE 1922-2018 CHICOPEE- Alfred “Chappy” Chapdelaine, 96, of Chicopee, passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Wingate at West Springfield. He was born on July 29, 1922, a son of the late Aurelian and Annie (Arbour) Chapdelaine. He was predeceased by his wife, Florence (Kagan) Chapdelaine, his brother Harvey Chapdelaine and sister Lena Perrault. Chappy will be dearly missed by his loving daughters, Janice Ledoux and husband Donald …

  • LEICESTER

    Geraldine M. (Beando) Shambo 8/11/2018 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Geraldine (Beando) Shambo, passed away on Saturday, August 11, surrounded by her loving family. Geraldine (Gerry), was born in Worcester, the daughter of Gerald C. and Margaret (Maddalena) Beando. At age 7, she moved to Spencer where her mother owned and operated the Ivy Shop. She graduated from David Prouty High School and later, Cardinal Cushing College. Geraldine spent her summers at Stiles Lake in Leicester starting in 1945, later building a home of her own there in 1969. Gerry loved to travel the world; she visited France, Rome, Scotland, Mexico, Peru, New York City, and Washington D.C, some of which with her nieces and nephews. A modern woman,…

  • LEICESTER

    Rita H. (Marco) Frazier 8/12/2018 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER; Rita H. (Marco) Frazier, 97, of 125 Charlton St., died Sunday, August 12 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of John E. “Sonny” Frazier who died in 1989. She leaves her three sons; Thomas W. Frazier and his wife Sheila Doiron of Leicester, Richard J. Frazier and Robert J. Frazier both of Rochdale, a brother, Joseph W. “Bill” Marco of Spencer, 5 grandchildren; Diane Massouh, Jennifer O’Day, Amy Frazier and her fiance Jim Lapierre, Robert Frazier, Stefanie Contois and her husband Chris, 2 step-grandchildren, Tricia Sweeney, Shane Sweeney, 6 great-grandchildren, 6 step-great-grandchildren, a step-great-great-granddaughter, several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and…

  • Lexington

    James Rockwell, Jr.

    James Rockwell, Jr. August 08, 2018 Rockwell, James P., Jr. of Nashua, NH, formerly of Arlington, MA, August 8, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Janet Marie (Cox). Precious son of View full obituary

  • Lexington

    Margaret Harrigan

    Margaret Harrigan August 11, 2018 Margaret E. Harrigan (Gulliver) of Bedford, formerly of Winchester, passed peacefully on August 11, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late William Harrigan View full obituary

  • Lynn

    Rocco Chiarella 8/12/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Lynnfield,MA

    Rocco Chiarella of Medford died Sunday, August 12th. He was 89. Born and raised in Loreto Aprutino, Italy, he was the son of the late Guiseppe and Rosina (Casale) Chiarella. Rocco was an expert on the grill and loved to bbq with his family. Gardening came naturally, his yard always looked beautiful. He was extremely dedicated to his vegetable garden, which currently has over one hundred tomato plants. When Rocco was not gardening he enjoyed playing cards three times a week. He was a hard worker and loved being a mason. No job was too big or small. Rocco was the beloved husband of Lydia (D’Amico) of over fifty years.…

  • Revere

    Michele Arcangelo “Mike” Maffeo 8/11/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / North Reading,MA / Billerica,MA / Revere,MA

    Michele Arcangelo “Mike” Maffeo of Medford passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, August 11. Born and raised in Sant’Angelo All’Esca, Avellino, Italy, he was the son of the late Vittorio and Luisa Iannino Maffeo. Mike learned the trade of woodworking with his father and late brother Francesco. He later went to Venezuela for seven years to work as a master carpenter. On September 13, 1959, he married Italia in Italy and came to America. He resided in Medford and raised four children, Victor, Luisa, Carolina, and Maria. Mike was talented, skillful, and well known for making fine kitchen cabinets and desks with great…

  • Salem

    Daniel L. Sullivan

    Daniel L. Sullivan July 12, 1935 – August 09, 2018 Daniel Leo Sullivan, 83, of Marblehead, MA passed away on Thursday August 9th 2018. He is the oldest of son of the late Helen Napier View full obituary

  • Salem

    Frances B. (Porcello) Roderick

    Frances B. (Porcello) Roderick Frances B. (Porcello) Roderick, 86, the beloved wife of the late Robert P. Roderick, died August 9, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Salem, a graduate of Salem High School, she was employed by Sylvania for many years before becoming a full-time homemaker. Read More →

  • Somerville

    BARTHOLOMEW J. “BART” FLAHERTY 8/10/2018 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA / Somerville,MA

    Bartholomew J. “Bart” Flaherty, a resident of Somerville and formerly of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Friday, August 10, 2018 at Watertown Health Care Center in Watertown. He was 83 years of age. Bart was born in Boston on June 23, 1935, a son of the late Joseph P. Flaherty and Anna H. (Kelleher) Flaherty. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated in the Boston Public School system. Bart worked as a Mail Clerk for Atlantic Monthly Company for many years. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Bart’s Graveside Funeral Service at Holy Cross Cemetery, 175 Broadway, Malden on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 10 A.M.

  • Spencer

    Evelyn L. (Tardy) Wright 8/10/2018 12:00:00 AM Spencer,MA

    EAST BROOKFIELD; Evelyn L. (Tardy) Wright, 73, of 172 Baker Hill Rd., died Friday, August 10 at the Jewish Healthcare Center in Worcester after an illness and surrounded by her family. She was the wife of David A. Wright who died in 2014. She leaves a son, David A. Wright, Jr. of Worcester, three daughters; Susan M. Bouvier and her husband Paul of Spencer, Carol L. Fahey and her husband Chuck of East Brookfield, Donna J. McSherry and her husband David of Boca Raton, FL., 10 grandchildren; David, Andy, Michael, Jilian, Jason, Hilari, Patrick, Nicole, Clayton and Ryan, and 5 great-grandchildren; Adriana, Lainey, Sebastian, Evelyn and CJ. She was pre-deceased…

  • Springfield

    George “Nene” Soto

    George “Nene” Soto Send Flowers February 03, 1963 – August 07, 2018 George was born on February 3,1963 and since the day he was born he defeated the odds. His parents Jorge and America Soto were told View full obituary

  • Wakefield

    Alana M. Barow 8/12/2018 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA / Reading,MA / Swampscott,MA / Marshfield,MA / Wakefield,MA / Boston,MA

    Alana M. Barow, died peacefully August 12, 2018, after a brief illness. She was 78 years old. Wife of the late John R. Barow. Loving mother of Sean R. Barow and his wife Sarah of Swampscott, and Jacqueline A. Natale and her husband John of Wakefield. Loving sister of Dawn Hammitt of Marshfield. Proud grandmother of Kevin Barow, Sasha Natale, Brian Barow, and Cleo Natale. Beloved friend of the late Walter Kelley. Alana was a retired retail purchaser for Filenes where she worked for many years. Visiting hours in the Pushard Family Funeral Home 210 Sherman St., Canton, Wednesday from 4-7 PM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.…

  • Massachusetts Death Notices

    Stephanie Erin (Brodeur) Wright 8/3/2018 12:00:00 AM Webster,MA

    WEBSTER – Stephanie Erin (Brodeur) Wright,45 passed away Friday August 3, 2018 at home. She leaves her husband of 25 years, Marc R. Wright; a son Jeremy T. Wright, and a daughter Leah Morgan Wright, both of Webster; a granddaughter, Kamilah Hardman; her parents, Thomas M. Brodeur and Linda M. (Gravel) Brodeur, both of Southbridge; two brothers, Robert H. Brodeur of Sturbridge and Eric H. Brodeur and his companion Shannon Dole of Waltham; her maternal grandmother Rita (Gallant) Gravel of Brimfield; a step-brother, Thomas M. Brodeur Jr. of Phoenix, AZ; her father- in-law, Robert J. Wright of Brockton; a brother-in-law, Steven Wright of Southbridge; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and…

  • Massachusetts Death Notices

    Robert K. Mansfield, Jr. 8/11/2018 12:00:00 AM Webster,MA

    WEBSTER – Robert K. Mansfield, Jr., 69, died Saturday, August 11, in Saint Vincent Hospital after an illness. His beloved wife of 46 years, Jean M. (Hough) Mansfield, died in 2015. He leaves a daughter, Cathy M. Morris and her husband Mathieu A. Morris of Raynham; a son, Robert K. Mansfield III of Stoughton; 2 grandsons, Michael S. Morris and Jonathan R. Morris; a sister, Barbara Kelley of Webster; nephews and nieces. He was born in Boston and raised in Hyde Park, the son of Robert K. Mansfield, Sr. and Anna (Damiani) Mansfield. He attended Hyde Park High School. He lived in Stoughton for 35 years before moving to Webster…

  • Wellesley

    Rosemary C. (Golden) Hartnett 8/12/2018 12:00:00 AM Wellesley,MA

    Hartnett, Rosemary C. (Golden) Of Easton, formerly of Natick and Nantucket, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was a devoted and beloved wife to the late Maurice (Mike) Hartnett, and cherished mother to five daughters: Kate Bowen (James) of Norfolk, Kathleen Hartnett of Franklin, RuthAnne Biggs (David) of Mansfield, Eileen Allen of Westminster, and Julie Jean Gray (Paul) of North Easton. “Nan” was also a beloved grandmother to Jason and Amanda Green, Benjamin Allen, Jessica and Caroline Biggs, Michael and Samuel Gray, and great-grandmother to Riley and Joseph Green and Eliza Mitchell. Rosemary is survived by her brother, James Golden of Braintree and…

  • Weymouth

    John Froio 8/9/2018 12:00:00 AM South Weymouth,MA

    James V. Froio, age 83, passed away August 9, 2018 after a brief illness, surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born, raised, and educated in Cohasset, where he excelled at football, basketball, and baseball at Cohasset High School. He then enlisted in the Army and was stationed for two years in Germany. When Jim returned, he met his beloved wife, Barbara, and they were soon married in 1960. They started a family together in Abington, spent time in Hingham, and eventually settled in Cohasset for over twenty years. They subsequently moved to Hull for some time, before moving to the Villages at Weathervane Golf Course in S. Weymouth for…

  • Woburn

    Marjorie A. Tortolano 8/1/2018 12:00:00 AM Woburn,MA / Melrose,MA / Burlington,MA

    Marjorie A. Tortolano, of Melrose passed away peacefully, August 1, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Silvio Frank Tortolano. Devoted mother of Paul Tortolano and his wife Donna of Woburn, Philip Tortolano of California, and Ellen Tortolano of Melrose. Loving grandmother of Laura Rebello and her husband Neil of Woburn, Andrea Totolano and her wife Christine Tortolano of Wakefield. Loving great grandmother Mia Rose Rebello, Evan Rebello, Colin Tortolano and Allison Tortolano. Sister of Catherine Winston of Florida and the late Dorothy Wilder. In keeping with Marjorie’s wishes, funeral services will be private. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date. Arrangements by the McLaughlin…

  • Woburn

    Michael S. Zarella 8/6/2018 12:00:00 AM Woburn,MA / Burlington,MA / Las Vegas,NV

    Zarella, Michael S. of Las Vegas, NV formerly of Virginia and Woburn, August 6, 2018. Beloved son of Virginia M. (Pappas) Zarella of Woburn and the late Anthony J. Zarella. Father of Michael Zarella Jr. and his wife Caroline, Jennifer Keys and her husband Chris, Anthony Zarella and his wife Lauren, Jacquelyn Renee Zarella, and Tiffany Zarella, all of Virginia. Brother of Deborah Dube and her husband Richard of Newburyport, Denise Miller and her husband Kevin of Townsend. Also survived by five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral from the McLaughlin – Dello Russo Family Funeral Home, 60 Pleasant St., WOBURN, Friday, August 17th, at 9 a.m. followed by…

  • Worcester County

    Roland “Rollie” V. Johnson, 88 8/12/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Sutton: Roland “Rollie” V. Johnson, 88, devoted husband of Julia T. Johnson for over 61 years, went home to his heavenly Father on Sunday, August 12, 2018. Roland was born in Worcester, the son of the late John V. Johnson and Disa J.A. Carlson, both of Sweden. His brother Eric T. Johnson predeceased him in 1944. He leaves behind his sons and daughters, Andrea S. Letourneau and husband Steven of Millbury, MA, Stephanie J. Sjoblad and husband Jon of Raleigh, NC and Daniel E. Johnson and his partner Edwin Guignard of Worcester, MA. Roland always had a twinkle in his eye and a smile on his face when in the…

  • Newburyport

    Cathryn Doucette

    Amesbury, MA – Cathryn, or better known to her family and friends as “Catie,” is the beautiful daughter of Carole and Colin Doucette of Amesbury, Mass., and the middle child in a family of five. Older sister Andrea Kilgore and big brother Stephen Serwacki on one side, younger, twin sisters Abigail Strane and Kelsey Doucette bookend the other. Catie gave us 30 years of a life worth loving and a life worth living. She was known for a consistent recipe of unapologetic positivity, genuine warmth, and an uncanny ability to make others feel loved. Her calling in life was in nursing, which parlayed seamlessly with her passion for helping others.…

  • Salem

    Peabody, MA – Winn E. Kelly, 7…

    Peabody, MA – Winn E. Kelly, 77, of Peabody, died Monday, August 13, 2018, at the NSMC-Salem Hospital after a brief illness. He was born in Peabody on May 19, 1941, the son of the late William and Philo (Broughton) Kelly, and was a graduate of Peabody Vocational School in 1960. Winn was a machinist and was first employed at the United Shoe Machine Co., Beverly. He then worked at the General Electric River Works plant in Lynn for 40 years prior to his retirement nine years ago. Winn was an avid sports fan of the Boston Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins, and the New England Patriots. He had enjoyed going…

  • Salem

    Salem – Chester A. Orlowski, 8…

    Salem – Chester A. Orlowski, 86, of Salem, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, on Thursday, August 9, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, following a brief illness. He was the devoted husband of the late Agnes C. (Provencher) Orlowski with whom he had shared 59 years of marriage. Born and raised in Salem, he was the son of the late Chester J. and Anna (Jachimowicz) Orlowski. He was a graduate of St. John’s Prep and continued his education at Northeastern University in Boston. Chet left college to join the Army during the Korean Conflict and served in Germany as a translator. Following his tour of…

  • Salem

    Beverly, MA – Marcia (Ellis) W…

    Beverly, MA – Marcia (Ellis) Woodbury, 68, passed away on Sunday morning, August 12, 2018. She was the beloved wife of Richard A. Woodbury. Born in Weymouth, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Ellis and Muriel (Bonney) Ellis. She was a graduate of Wareham High School, class of 1968. She had an associate Legal Secretary degree. Mrs. Woodbury had been employed at Evolve Women’s Health in Melrose. It can be truly said that Marcia put others ahead of herself. Whether they were family, friends, or someone she just met who needed her loving support. Marcia was the “go to” person for anyone who needed her at any hour.…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Donald L. Valcour, 8…

    Danvers – Donald L. Valcour, 85, died early Monday morning, August 13, 2018. He was the loving husband of Joyce E. (Forbes) Valcour, with whom he shared more than 65 years of marriage, and who predeceased him by only two months. Born in Danvers on Oct. 29, 1932, he was the son of the late Harmel and Laura (Fornier) Valcour. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of the Salem Vocational School. Mr. Valcour was employed as a draftsman for many years with Western Electric, ultimately retiring from AT&T. He enjoyed woodworking, Christmas, and spending time with his family. Most especially, his granddaughters and great-granddaughters meant…

  • Salem

    Peabody, MA – Mary (Metropolis…

    Peabody, MA – Mary (Metropolis) Papamechail, 93, of Peabody, passed away Sunday morning at the NSMC Salem Hospital. She was the former wife of the late Constantine Papamechail. She was born in Peabody, Mass., on November 16, 1924, the daughter of the late Andrew and Bessie (Pantegis) Metropolis and was educated and resided in Peabody all her life. Mary worked at Hy-tron, Filene’s, and had served as an aide in the Head Start Daycare for many years prior to her retirement. She had been a longtime member of the choir at St. Vasilios Church. She enjoyed listening and dancing to Greek music, gardening and farming her vegetable garden, but her…

  • Salem

    Harpswell, Maine – On August 4…

    Harpswell, Maine – On August 4, 2018, God took Thomas C. Parker home. Originally of Hamilton, Mass he was living in Harpswell, Maine. Thomas graduated from Beverly Trade School in 1981. He was the son of the late James B. Parker, Jr., and Shelia (Fontaine) Parker. He is survived by his mother and his two brothers James B. Parker III and Timothy R. Parker. Thomas enjoyed restoring antique cars and trucks. He was a beautiful, talented man and will be missed by all who knew him. Services will be on August 18, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Hamilton Cemetery with a gathering following at the American Legion Hall, 37…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester, MA – Celestino A. …

    Gloucester, MA – Celestino A. Goulart Jr., 71, of Gloucester, husband of Filomena M. Goulart, passed away unexpectedly on Friday evening, August 10, 2018, in his home. He was born in Sao Mateus, Pico, Azores, on September 26, 1946, the son of the late Celestino A. and Delfina (Silva) Goulart. While residing in the Azores, he worked in the ‘Guarda Fiscal’ in Horta, Faial. He, his wife and children immigrated to the U.S. in 1977, where he was most recently employed by Axcelis Technologies, in Beverly, as a Test Technician for almost 35 years. He took great pride in these employments as he enjoyed his work and his coworkers. There…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Priscilla F. (Pom…

    Gloucester – Priscilla F. (Pommet) Goodick, 72, of Gloucester, passed away peacefully on Sunday afternoon, May 13, 2018, at the Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her son and daughter. She was born in Gloucester on April 9, 1946, daughter of the late Paul and Fannie (Hendrickson) Pommet. She was a graduate of Gloucester High School, class of 1964. Priscilla lived in Hawaii for over 30 years, where she worked as a housekeeper. When she returned to Gloucester, she continued doing housekeeping around the Cape Ann area. She enjoyed all kinds of dancing, square, ballroom and line. She also had a great love of all genre of music, went…

  • New Bedford

    Jocelyn M. Goyette, 24

     NEW BEDFORD — Jocelyn M. Goyette, age 24, passed away on July 29, 2018. Born in New Bedford, MA, she was the fiance of Jorge Martell and daughter of Thomas Goyette and Kelly Lee Spearman.Jocelyn had worked as a C.N.A. for Sacred Heart Nursing Home.She is survived by her parents, Thomas Goyette and Kelly Lee Spearman; fiance, Jorge Martell; son, Javien Martell-Goyette; 4 brothers, Francisco Nina, Thomas Goyette , Jeremy and Jair Goyette; sisters, Yezenia […]

  • New Bedford

    Daniel Finn, 74

    CARVER — Daniel Finn, age 74, resident of Carver, died Friday, August 10, 2018 at the Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth, following a lengthy illness. He was the husband of Diane (LeBlanc) Finn, and the son of the late Paul and Thelma (Brennan) Finn of Leominster.Born on December 5, 1943 in Fitchburg, Daniel graduated from the United States Naval Academy and later earned his Masters in Business Administration from Boston College. He was a United States veteran of the […]