• Bedford

    Edward W. Hughes, Jr.

    Edward W. Hughes, Jr. September 23, 1935 – August 18, 2018 Edward W. Hughes, Jr., died on August 18, 2018. Ed grew up in West Concord, MA, as the youngest son after 4 daughters. He attended View full obituary

  • Springfield

    Willie Henderson Hubbard

    Willie Henderson Hubbard Send Flowers June 22, 1929 – August 15, 2018 Mr. Willie James Hubbard passed through this life on August 15, 2018 at Mercy Hospital after battling illness over the past few years. With his View full obituary

  • Taunton

    James F. Carr 8/20/2018 12:00:00 AM Raynham,MA / Taunton,MA

    In Brockton, August 20, 2018 James F. Carr, age 91, passed away peacefully following a lengthy illness at the Brockton Veteran’s Hospital. James is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Mary P. (Brady) Carr of Raynham. He was born in Pittsburg, PA., the son of the late John & Anne (Lavin) Carr. James had been a resident of Raynham for 65 years. He was educated in Pittsburg, PA schools. James served his country while in the U.S. Navy from 1948-1952. He was employed at the Raytheon Company in North Dighton until his retirement. James was a former Little League umpire, he was a softball coach for the Mike’s…

  • Watertown

    Elaine Root

    View Elaine Root A Funeral Mass for Elaine C. (Monroe) Root will be celebrated on Friday August 24th, 2018 at 10:30 am in Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Newton.   Mrs. Root was a daughter of the late Clare G. and Florence (Troiani) Monroe.  Elaine passed away in the Mount Auburn Hospital on Sunday August 19th, 2018 after a period of declining health.  She was 76.   Born in Cambridge, she married David W. Root in 1965.  Together they owned Exotic Fish & Pet Wo…

  • Watertown

    Catherine Sullivan-MacDonald

    View Catherine Sullivan-MacDonald Catherine Sullivan-MacDonald was born in Charlestown and lived in Watertown from age 12 on. She passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018 in her home after battling aggressive cancer for over a year. Catherine was 66.    She was the beloved wife of the Robert S. MacDonald who she had been married to for 28 years. Catherine was the daughter of the late Paul and Grace Sullivan. Loving mother of Meaghan of Watertown. As well as her son Robert J….

  • Newburyport

    Gregory Packard

    Hampton, NH – Gregory R. Packard, 63, of Hampton, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 19, 2018, at his home. Born in Newburyport, Mass., on the fourth of July, 1955, the son of Gloria (Ethier) Packard of Newburyport, and the late Robert Packard. He worked at Market Basket since 1973, and served as Store Director in Seabrook, Portsmouth, and Newburyport. A member of Portsmouth Country Club, he looked forward to golfing with everybody and anybody, but especially his Market Basket golf buddies. He also enjoyed riding motorcycles, but took a hiatus while raising his family. Once his children were older he FINALLY got the Harley he always wanted and cherished…

  • Newburyport

    Georgetown – Dorothy Mason Mac…

    Georgetown – Dorothy Mason MacDonald, of Georgetown, Mass., passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at the Anna Jaques Hospital, Newburyport, Mass., after a lengthy battle with cancer.  Dottie was born in Newburyport on June 21, 1940, to William “Ed” and Dorothy (MacPherson) Mason of Newburyport. She was the granddaughter of the late John F. and Theresa Riley  MacPherson of Cambridge, Mass., and the late Archibald and Roseanna McHugh Mason of Newburyport. Dottie was a lifelong communicant at Immaculate Conception Church. She attended school in Newburyport. During her high school years she served as a class officer and was a very active and proud member of the Newburyport High, class of 1958. She graduated from Salem State College in 1962 with a…

  • Newburyport

    Hampton, NH – Gregory R. Packa…

    Hampton, NH – Gregory R. Packard, 63, of Hampton, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 19, 2018, at his home. Born in Newburyport, Mass., on the fourth of July, 1955, the son of Gloria (Ethier) Packard of Newburyport, and the late Robert Packard. He worked at Market Basket since 1973, and served as Store Director in Seabrook, Portsmouth, and Newburyport. A member of Portsmouth Country Club, he looked forward to golfing with everybody and anybody, but especially his Market Basket golf buddies. He also enjoyed riding motorcycles, but took a hiatus while raising his family. Once his children were older he FINALLY got the Harley he always wanted and cherished…

  • Gloucester

    Thomasville, GA – Deanna Shire…

    Thomasville, GA – Deanna Shirey, widow of Lloyd Shirey, of Thomasville, Georgia, died tragically on July 13, 2018, a victim of homicide. She was born on August 30, 1947, to the late James D. and Ethel White Gorman of Gloucester. A 1965 graduate of Gloucester High School, she resided in Gloucester until 1981 when she and her husband, Richard W. Ramos and their family, moved to Lake Worth, Florida. After her divorce from Richard Ramos, Deanna and Captain Lloyd Shirey married and ultimately moved to Thomasville, Georgia. They celebrated eight years of marriage before his death in 2007. Deanna was a 29-year employee of Publix Supermarkets both in Florida and…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Jane Murphy, 82, …

    Gloucester – Jane Murphy, 82, of Gloucester, formerly of Wakefield, died on August 19, 2018, surrounded by her family. She shared 57 years of marriage with her beloved husband, Robert J. Murphy, with whom she raised five children. Jane and Bob Given of Reading, Susan and Louis Chinappi of Peabody, Bob and Sarah Murphy of Westwood, Tricia and Brian Coffey of Lynnfield, and Beth Murphy of Hamilton, all will miss her dearly. She was predeceased by her son Stephen. Her grandchildren, David, Andrea, Sam, Hannah, Kevin, and Kyleigh were her pride and joy. Jane cherished the love and friendship of her sister Ellen Ferrick, and sister-in-law Pat Murphy. She will…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester, MA – Carolyn M. O’…

    Gloucester, MA – Carolyn M. O’Connor, 79, of Gloucester, Mass., died peacefully in her home on August 19, 2018. A longtime community activist, with a penchant for public discourse, O’Connor was known for actively engaging in community-related projects relating to the heritage of Cape Ann, environmental preservation, community improvement, and equality for women in the workplace. Carolyn was Born in Medford on February 27, 1939, to parents William E. and Anne (MacLean) Creamer. She graduated from Medford High School and Cornell University, where she met her husband William F. O’Connor. She traveled to Australia, William’s home country, to start a family and returned to the USA where she established her…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Robert F. Oliver, 91…

    Peabody – Robert F. Oliver, 91, of Peabody, died on Thursday, August 16, at the Brudnick Center for Living in Peabody following a brief illness. He was the devoted husband of Rose Oliver with whom he shared over 59 years of marriage. Born in Taunton, he was the son of the late Manuel and Hilda (Forsman) Oliver. He was raised and educated in Lynn and upon marrying his wife Rose, he lived in Peabody for the past 59 years. Robert was a veteran of both WWII and the Korean War, serving with the United States Navy, and was honorably discharged in 1953. Robert was a commercial artist and was employed…

  • Salem

    Ipswich – Linda C. (Reilly) Lo…

    Ipswich – Linda C. (Reilly) Lohnes, 71, passed away surrounded by her loved ones on August 20, 2018. Born in Salem on January 28, 1947, Linda was one of two daughters of the late James D. and Virginia (Mruk) Reilly and grew up in Ipswich. Linda graduated from Ipswich High School in 1966 and enjoyed planning and attending many of the reunions that followed. In 1969, Linda married the love of her life, Glenn I. Lohnes from Beverly. The pair then had two children and raised them in Hamilton and Topsfield. In addition to raising her children, Linda graduated from Endicott College in 1982. This was the start of her…

  • Salem

    Alexandria, VA – CDR Richard G…

    Alexandria, VA – CDR Richard Gamble, USCGR (Ret.), 86, an educator, computer systems analyst, and decorated military officer, passed away peacefully on August 17, 2018, in Alexandria, Virginia. The son of Charles Collin Gamble and Hazel (Hammond) Gamble, he was born on October 29, 1931, in New Bedford, Massachusetts. He was a graduate of the University of Massachusetts (B.A. 1958) and Bridgewater State University (M.Ed. 1962). He is survived by his beloved wife of 30 years, Mary Ann (Varoutsos) Gamble; and his son, Philip C. Gamble and his wife, Joji. He is also survived by his brother, Robert H. Gamble of Fall River, Mass.; his sisters, Barbara Santos of New…

  • Salem

    Revere, MA – Inez K. Ralphs pe…

    Revere, MA – Inez K. Ralphs peacefully passed away in the early hours of Tuesday, August 7, 2018, after a valiant battle with lung cancer. An outstanding friend of Bill W. she was extremely outgoing and would extend her hand to everyone. Everywhere Inez went people knew and loved her. Inez was meticulous house painter who took great pride in her work, She had knowledge about almost any subject and was happy to share it with whomever she spoke. A woman with a larger than life personality and gigantic heart, she will be sorely missed. The Ralphs family had a private service at Campbells Funeral Home earlier this month. Inez’s…

  • Salem

    Melrose – Brother Edward G. Bo…

    Melrose – Brother Edward G. Bozzo, C.F.X., 85, died Monday evening, August 20, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, from injuries sustained in a hit-and-run accident six weeks ago. He was a member of the Congregation of the Brothers of Saint Francis Xavier for 68 years, and a member of their Melrose Community since 1974. Born in New York on December 12, 1932, he was the son of the late Emil and Rose (Repetti) Bozzo. He was raised and educated in New York, and was a 1950 graduate of Saint Michael’s Diocesan High School in Brooklyn. That September, he entered the Xaverian Brothers and on March 19,…

  • New Bedford

    Lawrence F. Walker, 79

     WAREHAM — Lawrence F. Walker, age 79 years, of East Wareham and formerly of New Bedford, died unexpectedly on Aug. 17, 2018 at home. He was the husband of the late Mary A. (Horta) Walker.He is survived by his four children – Cheryl A. Millet of Wareham, Lawrence F. Walker Jr. of New Bedford, Pamela. J. Walker of Plymouth and Arthur Walker of Marion. He also had one deceased child, Donald D. Walker. Mr. Walker leaves seven grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren […]

  • New Bedford

    CDR Richard Gamble, 86

     ALEXANDRIA, VA — CDR Richard Gamble, USCGR (Ret.), 86, an educator, computer systems analyst, and decorated military officer, passed away peacefully on August 17, 2018 in Alexandria, Virginia. The son of Charles Collin Gamble and Hazel (Hammond) Gamble, he was born on October 29, 1931 in New Bedford, Massachusetts. He was a graduate of the University of Massachusetts (B.A. 1958) and Bridgewater State University (M.Ed. 1962).He is survived by his beloved wife of 30 […]

  • New Bedford

    Robert J. Tisdelle, 75

    ACUSHNET — Robert J. “Bobby T.” Tisdelle, 75, of Acushnet, passed away peacefully at his home with his loving family at his side, on Friday evening August 17, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Dianne R. (Brunette) Tisdelle.Born in Acushnet, MA he was the son of the late Joseph H. Tisdelle and Rachel (Masse) Tisdelle.Robert is survived by his wife and children, two sons, Andre Tisdelle and his wife Laurie of East Freetown and Marc Tisdelle and his wife Heather also of […]

  • New Bedford

    Caroline D. McMullen Trudeau, 93

    NEW BEDFORD — Caroline D. McMullen Trudeau, 93, of New Bedford passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018 in CareOne at New Bedford.Born in New Bedford, a daughter of the late Sidney and Caroline (Perry) McMullen she was a lifelong resident of the area.Caroline was a homemaker. She was a devoted Christian and attended Christian Fellowship Center in New Bedford for many years.She is survived by a sister, Marion McMullen of New Bedford and many nieces and nephews. She […]

  • Boston

    Regina Vega 8/21/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Regina Vega, age 60 of Boston passed away on August 21, 2018. Regina was born in Bani, Dominican Republic. She is survived by her Mother Matilde Segura, her daughters Lydia Vega and her spouse Naz White, Gloria Afonso and her spouse Carlos Afonso, her son Israel Vega Jr. and his spouse Janel Vega. Her grandchildren: Bryanna, Ariel, Mateo, Reina, Carlia, Adrian, Joshua, Jazmin, Sebastian, Deshaun, Jayla, Israel III ,Victor, and Jayden. Regina is also survived by her 3 sisters Juana Feliz, Celenia Bello and Margarita Smith as well as many other loving family members. Visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA…

  • Fall River

    Charles J. Wills 8/13/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    NJ- Charles J. Wills, age 76, passed away on August 13, 2018 at Serenity Hospice Care Services at Aspen Healthcare Center after a June 30th fall, chronic kidney concerns and significant late-onset cognitive decline. He was the husband of the late Marjorie E. Wills. Born in Fall River, he was the son of the late Charles and Rose (Potter) Wills. Prior to retirement he worked in many settings including Kaiser Aluminum, The Fall River Florist, The Bristol Agricultural School, Shaw’s, and Rico Manufacturing in Bristol, RI. In addition, he worked provided several functions in human service settings at the Corrigan Mental Health Center in Fall River, Crystal Springs in Assonet,…

  • Somerset

    John M. Souza 8/18/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA / Somerset,MA / Swansea,MA

    FALL RIVER – John M. Souza, age 91, of Swansea, passed away on August 18, 2018 at St. Anne’s Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy Ann (Rogers) Souza. Born in Somerset, he was the son of the late John and Mary (de Costa) Souza. Prior to retirement John worked for Santoro for many years. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. Along with his wife he is survived by son Jeffrey Sousa (wife Diane) of Somerset and 3 grandchildren. He was predeceased by many siblings. Following cremation John’s funeral will take place from the Manuel Rogers & Sons Funeral Home, Inc. 1521 N.…

  • Wilmington

    Cristopher “Cris” Cullen

    Cristopher J. Cullen, “Cris”, age 65, of Reading, passed away peacefully on August 20, 2018. Cris was the beloved “better half” of 37 years to the late Barbara Dyer-Cullen, devoted father Crystal Lee Matthews of New Hampshire, loving grandfather of Lee Matthews and John and Nichols Anderson, cherished son of the late John E. Jr. and Madeline S. (Scanga) Cullen. Cris is also survived by many dear friends. Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Service at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Saturday, August 25th at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place in Forest Glen Cemetery, Reading. Visiting Hours will be held…

  • Somerville

    William J. Iacopucci 8/21/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Somerville,MA

    William J. Iacopucci of Medford, formerly of Somerville, passed away on Tuesday, August 21. William was the beloved husband of over 51 years to Bertha (Maniscalco) Iacopucci, and the devoted father of William Iacopucci and fiancé Paullette Ricciardone, Carl Iacopucci and wife Jennifer, and John Iacopucci. He was the loving grandfather of Kira and Christa Iacopucci, and the cherished son of the late John and Adele (Biagioni) Iacopucci. William was a graduate of Medford High Class of 1958. He was employed as a meat cutter at his father’s meat market, as well as M.M. Mades, A&P, Liberty, Cerretani’s & Johnnies Food Master. William proudly served in the Army during the…

  • Spencer

    Francis E. Balcom 8/20/2018 12:00:00 AM Spencer,MA

    BROOKFIELD: Francis E. Balcom, 86 of Wagon Wheel Park, died Monday, August 20 at Southbridge Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center. He was the husband of Theresa E. (Pepin) Balcom who died in 1994. He leaves his son Steven F. Balcom and his wife Aneta of Weeki Wachee, FL., step son Phillip Sampson of Delmar, MD., a sister Jeanette Jette and her husband Emile of Brookfield, grandchildren; Jennifer Jasmin, Karen Hidalgo, Kevin & Kris Keyes, Robert & David Sampson, nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by brothers Arthur and Ernest Balcom and sisters Irene Jette and Marie Balcom. Francis worked as a truck driver in Worcester for 25 years before moving to…

  • Springfield

    Darrell Shane Merceri

    Darrell Shane Merceri Send Flowers March 17, 1964 – August 17, 2018 On Friday, August 17, 2018, Darrell Shane Merceri, loving Father of three children, passed away at the age of 54. View full obituary

  • Taunton

    Margaret M. “Peggy” (St. Germain) Cooke 8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM Taunton,MA / Onset,MA

    Margaret M. “Peggy”, “Babe” (St. Germain) Cooke, of Onset, passed away peacefully on August 17th, 2018 with her loving daughters by her side. She was 85 years young. Born in her family home in Taunton, MA, she was the devoted daughter of the late Margaret A. (Smith) and David W. St. Germain, Sr. She graduated from Taunton High School and the Chamberlain School of Boston. She worked for Dr. Thomas Doherty as a Dental Assistant and then at Pober’s Clothing store in Taunton before becoming an employee at the Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant for 31 years. She served as a Board Member of the Taunton Federal Credit Union for 20…

  • Newton

    Vivian Marlowe Shoolman

    Actress and philanthropist, Vivian Marlowe Shoolman, 86, of Brookline, MA passed away peacefully on August 21, 2018. Born December 10,1931 in Holyoke, MA. Dearly loved wife of the late Theodore Shoolman. A graduate of Emerson College, Vivian worked as a professional actress in theatre, television and film. Her credits include performing with Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and Jimmy Durante as a Copacabana girl in New York. Vivian was a member of the Screen Actors Guild, Actors’ Equity and A.F.T.R.A. A life-long supporter of the performing arts, Vivian served as President and long-standing Member of the Board of Trustees for the Boston Children’s Theater. In 2009, “The Vivian Marlowe Shoolman…

  • Vineyard Haven

    Janet M. Riley

    Janet M. Riley, 92, died on Friday, August 17, 2018, at her home in Edgartown. She was predeceased by her husband, James A. Riley, on Oct. 4, 2017. She is survived by her children, James B. Riley and Carol R. Berwind. Janet’s funeral service will be held at a later date, to be announced. Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs. Visit ccgfuneralhome.com for online guestbook and information. The post Janet M. Riley appeared first on The Martha’s Vineyard Times.

  • Vineyard Haven

    Felicia Ann Faust

    On August 4, 2018, Felicia Ann Faust died, and entered eternal rest in Heaven with her Lord. Felicia, born on Nov. 13, 1963, in New York City, was affectionately known as “Feli, “Ti Ti Feli” or as her nephew used to call her “Titi Freddy” (he could not say Feli when he was younger). Felicia was the third of four children born to Ronald James Faust and Leonides Acosta. Felicia grew up in the Bronx until 1976, when her family moved to Mahwah (Bergen County), N.J. Felicia enjoyed growing up in Mahwah, where she was a very popular and admired student at Mahwah High School. Felicia was was known for…