• Beverly

    Timothy Green Dempsey

    Timothy Green Dempsey June 17, 1930 – August 15, 2018 Peabody – Timothy Green Dempsey 88, formerly of Somerville, beloved husband of the late Joyce E. (Hartford) Dempsey, die… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Beverly

    Kathryn Anne Healey

    Kathryn Anne Healey February 2, 1942 – August 16, 2018 Beverly – Ms. Kathryn Anne Healey, died Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Beverly Hospital. Born in Beverly to the late Frede… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Brockton

    Richard H. (Richie) Silva 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA

    Richard H. (Richie) Silva (71) of Brockton died August 16th in the Good Samaritan Medical Center after injuries sustained while peacefully riding his motorcycle and tragically being hit in Bridgewater. He is survived by his loving wife Michele (Charland) Silva. He was born in Brockton son of the late Alice Silva and Howard Russell Doane. Richie was a US Army Veteran serving in the Vietnam conflict and retired from the City of Brockton as maintenance foreman. He was a member of Club National, Bertocci Club, VFW Post #1046, and the 49’ers Club. Richie enjoyed riding his Indian and Harley motorcycles, driving his 1931 Model A, clamming , fishing, going to…

  • Fall River

    Claire A. King

    Claire A. King July 2, 1940 – August 16, 2018 Claire A. (Ledoux) King, 78, of Winter Haven, Florida, formerly of Somerset, wife of Thomas F. King, passed away Thursda… View Details

  • Fall River

    John R. Bamrick

    John R. Bamrick September 6, 1945 – August 16, 2018 John R. Bamrick, 72, of Assonet, husband of the late Cecelia R. (Landry) Bamrick, passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018…. View Details

  • Franklin

    Robert Keith Bridges 8/10/2018 12:00:00 AM Lowell,MA / Franklin,MA

    Robert Keith Bridges, 64, of Lowell, Massachusetts, died peacefully at home on August 10, 2018. Born in Sheep’s Head Bay, New York on February 5, 1954. He was the son of the late George Bridges and Marjorie Morrison Bridges. Robert grew up in Staten Island, New York and then moved to Millbrook, New York, Jericho, Vermont and then to Massachusetts. He was a graduate of DeVry University and worked for many years at IBM. He is survived by his children, Tamara Ann Bridges and Tyler Keith Bridges both of Massachusetts. Robert is also survived by his brother, Richard Bridges and his nephew Nicholas Bridges of Pennsylvania. Services will be private,…

  • Lexington

    Feihong Chen

    Feihong Chen August 15, 2018 Chen, Feihong, of Lexington, passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, August 15, 2018. Beloved wife of Yi Zhang. Daughter of Ping Chen View full obituary

  • Medway

    Corey A. Morelli 8/15/2018 12:00:00 AM Medway,MA / Millis,MA / Nottingham,NH / Atkinson,NH

    Corey A. Morelli, 29, of Nottingham, New Hampshire, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at his home. Born in Derry, New Hampshire on October 22, 1988, he was the beloved son of David R. Morelli of The Villages, Florida and Bonnie L. (Strangman) Pride and her husband Alan of Millis, MA. Corey was a resident of Nottingham for the past 5 years. He grew up in Atkinson, New Hampshire and graduated from Timberlane Regional High School in Plaistow, New Hampshire. Corey worked as a meat cutter at Market Basket for the past seven years. He enjoyed playing and watching sports and played baseball, basketball and football in his school…

  • Needham

    John J. Downing 8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM Needham,MA

    DOWNING, John J. Of Needham, August 17, 2018. Beloved husband of over 60 years to the late Kathleen O’Neil Downing, and father to John Downing, M.D. and his wife Mary of Janesville, WI, Mary and her husband William O’ Shea of Springfield, VA, Michael Downing and his wife Robin of Medway, Kathy and her husband Donald Keller of Atherton, CA, Stephen Downing of Needham, and Margaret and her husband Jeffrey Kraemer of Wellesley. Cherished grandfather of 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Brother of the late Sister Margaret Downing, CSJ, Sister Elizabeth Downing, CSJ, and Eleanor Downing of Arlington. Son of the late Michael and Winifred Downing of Arlington. John was…

  • New Bedford

    Allan A. Monteiro, Sr. 8/9/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    Allan Anthony “T.T.” Monteiro, Sr., 47, of Hyannis passed away suddenly in New Bedford on Thursday August 9, 2018. He was the husband of Shania (Mendes) Monteiro. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Robert R. and Ann M. (Barros) Monteiro, he lived in New Bedford for many years before moving to Hyannis. T.T. was employed as a sous chef in various restaurants on Cape Cod. He enjoyed football, fishing, cooking for family functions, and spending time with his children and granddaughter. He is survived by his wife Shania; his children, Ciara, Allan Jr., Elijah, Naomi, Tiara, and Kaelyse; his granddaughter, Davina; his siblings, Robin Offley Atkinson, Donna…

  • New Bedford

    Cranston C. Lynch 8/9/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    Cranston Clarke “Whitey” Lynch, 89, of New Bedford died Thursady August 9, 2018. He was born February 26, 1929 as Edward Russell Herson, Jr. to Edward Russell and Lois Mae (Minkler) Herson in Newport, RI, and adopted and raised by Ms. Frances Lynch in North Kingstown, RI where he attended public school. He joined the U.S. Coast Guard 1947 stationed at Cuttyhunk Island, MA where he met and married Joan Grant Jenkins of Cuttyhunk and Rochester, MA. He settled in Rochester after his Coast Guard service, where he built a home, raised his family and resided for over 40 years. He was a surveyor, employed by Samuel H. Coarse, now…

  • Provincetown

    Jon Robert Ziperman 8/15/2018 12:00:00 AM Provincetown,MA

    Our husband, father, brother, friend Jon Robert Ziperman of Eastham left our world much too early on August 15, 2018. Jon was born on January 23, 1948. He grew up on Long Island, graduated from Stony Brook University and moved to Cape Cod in 1974 where he found love and community. Jon wants to be remembered as the husband who deeply loved his wife and son, and as a man who also shared that love with his parents, sister and brother, many nephews and nieces, uncles and aunts, cousins and friends. His kindness and sense of humor was a gift to all who knew him. Jon built many homes on…

  • Raynham

    Elsie Costa 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Raynham,MA

    In Raynham, August 16, 2018, Elsie (Joubert) Costa, Age 82, passed away in Life Care Center of Raynham following a brief illness. Elsie is survived by her husband George Costa of Raynham. She was born in Taunton, the daughter of the late Harold & Marion (Pierce) Joubert. Elsie had resided most of her life in Raynham. She was educated in Taunton schools. Elsie was an avid reader, enjoyed bird watching and was devoted and loving wife, mother grand and great grandmother who cherished her time with family. Elsie is survived by her daughters, Dawn David and her husband Douglas of Assonet and Kim Costa of Raynham and her late son…

  • Somerset

    Alvaro A. Carvalho Jr. 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Somerset,MA

    SOMERSET – Alvaro A. Carvalho Jr., age 58 of Somerset, passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Born in Capelas, São Miguel, Açores, he was the son of the late Alvaro D. & Palmira Luciana (Botelho) Carvalho. Al worked as a construction laborer for Kenneth Castellucci Associates Inc. He was a member of the Laborers’ International Union of North America, local 223 for many years and a parishioner of St. Michael’s Church. Al supported many different charities and was an avid sports fan of the Patriots, Red Sox, Bruins, and Porto. He is survived by his siblings: Philomena C. Medeiros (husband Tony) of Swansea, David M. Carvalho…

  • Stoneham

    Elaine M. Laurila 8/15/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / North End,MA / Stoneham,MA / Woburn,MA

    Elaine M. Laurila (DiFronzo) of Medford passed away at the Wakefield Center Nursing Home. She was 75. Born and raised in Boston’s North End, she was the daughter of the late Americo and Florence (LoPilato) DiFronzo. Elaine was as a manicurist in her brother’s salon for many years. She was a dear friend to many and enjoyed time with her family and friends. The Devoted mother of Gregory Laurila and his wife Mafalda, she was a loving grandmother to Mary. She was a beloved sister of Arcangelo DiFronzo and his wife Maureen of Medford, Peter DiFronzo and his late wife Audrey of Stoneham, Richard DiFronzo and his wife Joanne of…

  • Taunton

    John W. O’Connor 8/9/2018 12:00:00 AM Taunton,MA

    O’CONNOR, John W. of Taunton, August 9, 2018. Loving father of Kerri-Ann O’Connor of Hyde Park, Kevin O’Connor of Seekonk, Emily O’Connor of Hyde Park and Christine O’Connor of Dedham. Brother of Edwin O’Connor of Brighton, Diane O’Connor of South Boston, Constance O’Connor Slack and her husband Dave of Alabama, Colleen O’Connor of Dorchester, Dorothy Baker and her husband William of Weymouth, Robert O’Connor of South Boston, Pamela Hurley and her husband Francis of Milton, Brian O’Connor of Dorchester and the late Rhonda O’Connor. Son of the late Edwin and Constance O’Connor. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, August 25th in St. Theresa Church, 2078 Centre St. West…

  • Taunton

    Vivian L. (Tulip) Sheridan 8/14/2018 12:00:00 AM Taunton,MA / Abington,MA

    Taunton – Vivian L. (Tulip) Sheridan 63, formerly of Abington, died Tuesday August 14 after a period of failing health. She was the beloved wife of Paul Sheridan. Born in Weymouth she was the daughter of the late Richard and Evelyn (Tirrell) Tulip. Her memorial service will be held Thursday August 23 at 10:00 AM in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth Street (Rte. 58 @ the rotary) Whitman. Burial will follow in the Mount Hope Cemetery, Weymouth. Visiting hours will be Wednesday August 22 from 5:00-8:00 PM. Full obituary to follow.

  • Taunton

    Jerilynn Lema 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Taunton,MA

    In Boston, Jerilynn Frances Lema, Age 75, passed away following a lengthy illness at Brigham & Women’s Hospital on August 16, 2018. Jerilynn is survived by her husband Anthony Lema Jr. of Taunton. She was born in Brockton, the daughter of the late Arthur & Norma (Watson) Yannone. Jerilynn was a resident of Taunton for the past fifty years and was formerly of Brockton. She attended Brockton schools and was a graduate of Brockton High School. Jerilynn worked as a teacher’s aide and as a customer sales representative. She loved going to the casino with her husband, playing bingo, reading, spending time with her sisters, car rides with her husband…

  • Tewksbury

    Wesley I. Park 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Somerville,MA / Tewksbury,MA

    Wesley I. Park, a life-long resident of Somerville, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford. He was 82. Born in Somerville, he was the son of the late Samuel and Janet (Milly) Park and attended local schools. Wesley spent his career working for the City of Somerville with the Department of Public Works and retired in 2005. Following his retirement, Wesley enjoyed being with his family and friends. In his spare time, Wesley liked to bowl and have his morning coffee at the Tufts Market with his buddies. An animal lover, Wesley enjoyed riding horses and adopting…

  • Wellesley

    Henry Calvin Place 8/12/2018 12:00:00 AM Wellesley,MA

    Henry Calvin Place, age 83, of Wellesley, MA, passed away unexpectedly at home on August 12, 2018. The son of the late Henry Coe and Rachel Whittmer Place of Wayne, PA, Henry Calvin – better known as Calvin, was raised in Philadelphia, PA. He attended Episcopal Academy and graduated from the Hill School in 1953. He spent his childhood summers at camps Tecumseh and Pasquaney both in New Hampshire. Later in his teens and early 20’s, during the summer, he was tearing up the tennis courts at the Wianno Club in Osterville and working as a tennis instructor at the Duxbury Yacht Club. He went on to Harvard College (Class…

  • Wellesley

    Rose M. (Kiley) Sheehan 8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM Wellesley,MA

    Rose M. (Kiley) Sheehan of Bourne, Massachusetts (formerly of Wellesley) died peacefully on August 17, 2018 on Cape Cod. Beloved wife of Robert D. Sheehan, Sr. for 63 loving years. Rose, daughter of Daniel and Maude (MacDonald) Kiley was born in Rockland, Maine on April 19, 1933 and raised in Somerville, Massachusetts. Rose was an avid reader, lifelong learner, passionate Red Sox fan, and was fortunate to enjoy world-wide travel and summers and sunsets with her family and friends in Maine and Buttermilk Bay, Cape Cod, where she has resided since 2007. Rose was involved in numerous organizations including St. John’s Book Club, Sheridan Hills Association, and the Wellesley Schools…

  • West Roxbury

    Edna P. (Stapleton) Tarris 8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA

    TARRIS Edna P. (Stapleton) of Hull formerly of Roslindale, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on August 17, 2018. Beloved wife of Richard R. Tarris. Devoted mother of Christine Tarris of NH., Jeanne Horgan and her husband Stephen of Walpole, Leo Tarris of Hull, Richard Tarris Jr. and his wife Christine of Roslindale, and Julie Elmendorf and her husband Kevin of FL. Loving Nana of Nadine, Alex, Kelsey, Conor, Colleen, Shannon, Emmy, Katelyn, Tyler, Abigail, Liam, and Ava. Dear sister of Ronald Stapleton of Westwood, Gerald Stapleton of Roslindale, and Dianne Holman of Wilmington and the late Virginia Goff, Nancy Kaufman, and Leo, Richard, James, and Thomas Stapleton.…

  • Worcester County

    James M. Shugrue 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    James Michael Shugrue, 92, was called home to heaven by Jesus on August 16th, 2018. James leaves his faithful wife of 68 years, Kathleen Theresa (Donohue) Shugrue. He also leaves four children, Catherine E. Shugrue, Margaret M. Shugrue and her husband, Richard D. LaCroix, Dianne T. Shugrue and her husband, Laurence E. Kelly and Retired Worcester Police Lieutenant James M. Shugrue, Jr. and his wife, Lisa K. Shugrue. James was predeceased by his youngest child, Mary Elizabeth Shugrue, his mother and father, Patrick and Nellie (Foley) Shugrue and his three older brothers, Francis, William and John. Papa also leaves behind 11 grandchildren, Jessica Johnson and her husband Paul, Carolyn Shea…

  • Worcester County

    George J. Rondeau 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Worcester – George J. Rondeau, 58, of Worcester, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, August 16th. Mr. Rondeau is survived by his 3 children, Keeya Waller of Bridgeport, CT, Glen Waller and George Waller both of Worcester; his mother, Anna (Rondeau) Walley; a brother, Wilfred Walley; 4 sisters, Dianne Walley, Donna Walley, Elizabeth Rondeau Rivera and Vivian Walley of Worcester; 4 grandchildren, Marquel, Lily, Jayden and Azlynn and many nephews and nieces. George was born in Worcester and is predeceased by his father, George Walley and 2 brothers, Charles Rondeau and William Walley. George worked for many years for his Godfather at Safaee Real Estate…

  • Worcester County

    George Athan Billias 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    George Athan Billias, 99, Professor emeritus of American History at Clark University died on Thursday, August 16th at home. Born in Lynn, he was the son of Greek immigrants, Athan Billia and Grammatiki Papadakis. A prolific scholar, Billias was best known for his magnum opus, American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989; A Global Perspective. At the time of his death, he was working on a second volume, American Constitutional Influence of Britain and Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. His pioneering work traced the extraordinary spread of American constitutionalism throughout the globe from the rise of the American Revolution to the constitutional revolution in Britain in 2010. The first volume…

  • New Bedford

    Bruce W. Sylvia, 57

    SYLVIA: of Dartmouth, Monday, August 6, 2018, Bruce W., 57. Son of Everett S. Sylvia and the late Shirley M. (Lake) Sylvia. His funeral service will be conducted Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.  in the Aubertine-Lopes Funeral Home, 129 Allen St. Visitation prior to the service from 2:00-4:00 p.m. www.aubertine-lopes.com.

  • New Bedford

    Allan A. Monteiro Sr., 47

    MONTEIRO: of Hyannis, August 9, 2018, Allan A. Sr., 47, husband of Shania (Mendes) Monteiro.Calling hours Monday 3-7 p.m. at Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford. Funeral Service at the funeral home Monday at 7 p.m. Please visit wwwsaundersdwyer.com.

  • New Bedford

    Gloria A. Griffin, 83

    HUDSON, FL — Gloria A. Griffin, 83, formerly of Marshfield, MA passed away on Monday, June 25, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late William Griffin. A devoted mother to Kimberly A. Brown of Marshfield, MA, Ayres R. Sequeira of Plymouth, MA, Christopher A. Sequeira of Port Ritchey, FL, Aaron W. Puyana of Parish, FL, and Colman J. Hanrahan of Dunedin, FL. Gloria was a caring grandmother and aunt.Gloria is a former resident of New Bedford and Marshfield before retiring in […]

  • Gloucester

    Rockport – Rudkin, Florence B….

    Rockport – Rudkin, Florence B. of Rockport formerly of Arlington on July 31, 2018 at the age of 99. She was predeceased by her parents Joseph G. Rudkin and Ellen M. Taylor. A WWII USMC Veteran she graduated from flight school as an Aviation Machinist Mate, Aero Technician from U.S. Naval Air Base Norman, Oklahoma. She returned home to Boston where she graduated from Boston University with a Masters degree in Social Sciences. Barbara was employed for 20 years as a psychotherapist for VA hospitals. After retiring from the VA, Barbara volunteered at Senior Care of Gloucester and became their employee after finding retirement not to her liking. Barbara loved…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester, MA – Dixon Rinehar…

    Gloucester, MA – Dixon Rinehart McGlohon, known to friends and family as Lukas, a commercial fisherman in Gloucester, passed away suddenly on Aug 14th. Lukas was born in Nashville, Tenn, in 1991, the son of Blu Smith and Joseph McGlohon. He was raised in Alabama and after graduating high school he attended Calhoun Community College. He then moved to Gloucester, MA, to pursue a career in the fishing industry. Lukas had been working on tuna boats, lobster boats, and most recently for a bluefin tuna broker, retrieving tuna from the boat captains and delivering them to the purchaser. He could be seen on the popular show, “Wicked Tuna” when the…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester, MA – Word has been…

    Gloucester, MA – Word has been received that former resident, Clement King Heberle Jr. (Clem), passed away on September 17, 2017, in Daytona Beach at the age of 88. He was the older of two sons born to the late Margaret (Winchester) Heberle and Dr. Clement King Heberle. Clem’s birth took place in Chicago while his father was attending medical school. After graduation, the family returned to Gloucester and moved into the home of May Winchester, Mrs. Heberle’s mother, at 61 Middle Street. She had purchased the home during World War I and sold it to Harold Pike in WWII and although it has changed owners twice, it has remained…

  • Newburyport

    Merrimac, MA – Lois E. (MacAsk…

    Merrimac, MA – Lois E. (MacAskill) Spencer, 84, longtime Merrimac resident, died peacefully Thursday afternoon, August 16, 2018, at Merrimack Valley Health Center in Amesbury in the loving presence of her children. She was the devoted wife of Wallace P. Spencer, who died in 1995. Born in Salem, NH, June 28, 1934, she was the daughter of the William and Bernice (Taylor) MacAskill, and was a graduate of Amesbury High School. For more than 20 years Lois was a school bus driver for the Merrimac School System and had also worked as a clerk for the Light and Water Department for several years. Lois was a founding member of the…

  • Newburyport

    Amesbury, MA – Elma A. (Kaski)…

    Amesbury, MA – Elma A. (Kaski) Naumetz, age 94, of Amesbury and East Kingston, NH, passed Tuesday, August 15, 2018 in the comfort of her home in Amesbury, surrounded by those she loved so dearly. Born in Peabody on October 3, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Daniel K. and Elsa (Laitinen) Kaski and was a graduate of Amesbury High School, Class of 1941. Elma had worked as a bookkeeper/account at the former Merrimac Hat Shop in Amesbury for some years. After receiving her certification for teaching, Elma taught first and second grades at the Brown School in Newburyport, instilling in her young charges an eagerness to learn.…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport – Joyce Ann Boland…

    Newburyport – Joyce Ann Boland, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, 86, died Thursday morning August 16, 2018 at her residence in Newburyport. She was born on September 19, 1931 in Yonkers, New York to the late Ernest and Dorothea (Ruther) Kruppenbacher. She attended school in Yonkers before moving to Lombard, Illinois where she completed High School. She furthered her education graduating from the Latin-American Institute of Chicago where she became fluent in Spanish. While living in Chicago, Joyce was employed by various companies including AMF Corporation. She later worked in the U.S. Department of State as a secretary in Washington, D.C and was assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Havana,…