• Lynn

    Gary M. ‘Earl’ Hanson, 57

    It is with great sadness that we announce that Earl’s 25-year battle with ALS has come to an end. Although he spent 20 years in a wheelchair and on life support, he truly shined with the utmost bravery and dignity. ALS may have taken away his physical abilities, however, he did not allow it to define him or the man he was. Earl was a life long resident of Nahant, where he met his devoted wife Cindi of 23 years. Here they raised their beautiful daughter Mariah. Earl always said he felt like the luckiest man in town. He definitely was, not only did he have the love and support…

  • Lynn

    Thomas Todd Jr., 88

    FRANKLIN — Thomas Todd Jr., of Franklin, died peacefully Monday morning, Aug. 6, 2018 in the Care of VNA Hospice at Countryside Healthcare in Milford. Tom was 88 years old. Tom was a teacher in the Lexington School System for 30 years where he taught high school math until his retirement in 1985. Tom spent the majority of his retirement at his home on Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H. In 2004 he moved to his residence at Benchmark at Forge Hill in Franklin. Tom was actively involved in the Lynn chapter of the Masons where he rose to increasing levels of responsibility, ultimately serving as grand master of the chapter. Tom graduated…

  • Lynn

    Diane N. Pujo, 66

    EPPING, N.H. — Diane N. Pujo, 66, of Epping, N.H., passed away on Aug. 21, 2018, at her home. She was born in Lynn on June 17, 1952, daughter of Donald and Mona Gard. Diane grew up in Lynn and was a graduate of Lynn English, Class of 1970. Shortly after graduation, she married Charles Pujo and they started a family. As a homemaker, Diane loved to cook, take care of her family and decorate the house with crafts that she made. She also greatly enjoyed spending time in the summer on Cape Cod. Predeceased by her father, Diane is survived by her loving husband, Charles Pujo of Epping; her…

  • Lynn

    John C. Kane Sr., 65

    SAUGUS — Mr. John C. Kane Sr., age 65, died on Sunday, Aug. 19 in No. Berwick, Maine. He was the loving husband of Bonnie (Borland) Kane, with whom he shared 44 years of marriage. Born in Malden and raised in Saugus, he was a resident of both Saugus and No. Berwick, Maine. John was the son of the late Robert and Johanna (Gleason) Kane. He was a graduate of Saugus High School. He retired as a deputy sheriff for Middlesex County in 2006. In addition to his wife, John leaves five sons, John Kane Jr. and longtime friend Michele Solesky, Robert Kane and his wife Michelle, David Kane, Shawn…

  • Lynn

    John J. Lazurek Jr., 83

    LYNN — John J. Lazurek Jr., “the guy who knew everyone,” age 83, of Lynn, passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. He was the loving companion of the late Michelle Wilson, who passed away last month. Born in Brockton, he was the son of the late John Sr. and Lotta (Little) Lazurek. He was a lifelong resident of Lynn. A veteran of the Korean War, he proudly served in the Navy. Prior to his retirement, he was a machinist and had worked at GE. John was down to earth and a “story teller.” He enjoyed reading, learning something new every day, crosswords, cribbage, Jeopardy and cooking. He was an avid…

  • Boston

    Lucecita Martinez 8/22/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Lucecita Nilda Martinez of Boston, passed away on August 22, 2018. Loving daughter of Luz Martinez and Orlando Lopez. Beloved sister of Precilla Martinez. A period of visitation with her family will be held at The Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help – Mission Church 1545 Tremont St Street Boston, on Friday August 24th from 9:00-10:00am. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10AM followed by interment at a cemetery to be determined. Relatives and Friends are invited to attend. Lucecita Nilda Martínez de Boston, falleció el 22 de Agosto del 2018. Amada hija de Luz Martínez y Orlando López. Querida hermana de Precilla Martinez. Un tiempo de visitas…

  • New Bedford

    Charlene M. Proto, 67

    NEW BEDFORD — Charlene M. (Medeiros) Proto, 67, of New Bedford died August 21, 2018 peacefully at home after a brief illness.Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Joseph and Agnes (DeCosta) Medeiros, she lived in Fall River before returning to New Bedford. She was a communicant of St. Julie Billiart Church. Charlene was formerly employed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for over 40 years before retiring from the Long Term Care Unit in Taunton.She […]

  • New Bedford

    Jean B. Stowell, 84

    BUZZARDS BAY — Jean B. (Bastien) Stowell, 84, of Buzzards Bay, formerly of Carver, died August 21, 2018 in the Royal Cape Cod Nursing and Rehab. Center, Buzzards Bay. She was the widow of the late Elmer H. Stowell and the daughter of the late Eugene V. and Esther (Nichols) Bastien.She was born in New Bedford and lived in Carver for many years.Mrs. Stowell graduated from the New Bedford Vocational Technical High School. She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church and the […]

  • New Bedford

    Janet M. Niklaus, 87

    LAKEVILLE — It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the unexpected passing of our mother, Janet M. (McIlwaine) Niklaus, on Saturday, August 18, 2018.Born September 14, 1930 to Roy and Jessie (Dunnigan) McIlwaine, she was raised in Fall River, with her brothers, David McIlwaine, of Fall River and Alan McIlwaine, of Old Orchard Beach, ME. She was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, Robert L. Niklaus, Jr.Janet graduated from Barrington Bible College and from […]

  • Southbridge

    Richard T. Williams of Fiskdale, MA, October 20, 1933 – August 16, 2018

    FISKDALE: Richard T. Williams (AKA Pooh Bear), 84 died August 16, after an illness. He leaves his wife of 47 years Beverly (Lamb) Williams, 4 children Denise A. Matolcsy-Cowden and her husband Dr. Alexander Matolcsy of Haverhill, Cathleen L. Burgess of N. Fort Myers, FL. James J. Williams of N. Fort Myers, FL. Pamela J. Lind of Brimfield, 6 grandchildren Paul Cowden and his wife Michelle Krukowski of N. Grosvenor Dale, CT. John Cowden and his wife Mio of W. Jordan, UT. Jared Cowden and his wife Alison of Sturbridge, Kathi Poswiatowski and husband John of Wales, Melinda Lind and finance Scott Riggs of Milford, Melissa Lind of Brimfield, 8…

  • Salem

    Kevin Campbell

    Ipswich – Kevin Lewis Campbell, 74, died unexpectedly August 20, 2018. He was born in Manchester, N.H., on December 9, 1943, to the late Clare and Walter Campbell. Kevin was a longtime resident of Ipswich where he grew up alongside his two sisters. While attending Ipswich High School in 1959, Kevin met the love of his life, Patricia Knight. Since their first kiss on her birthday, they entered a partnership that lasted a lifetime. After graduating from Ipswich High, Kevin went on to attend the University of New Hampshire. In 1967, he graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering and obtained a job at Western Electric. On August 30, 1966,…

  • Andover

    North Andover – Mr. Laurence "…

    North Andover – Mr. Laurence “Larry” W. Gibson, a resident of North Andover, formerly of Andover, and beloved husband of Younja An (Ahn) Gibson, passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018, at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill. He was 73 years old. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 19, 1945, he was the son of the late Laurence W. and Helen (Hollander) Gibson. He graduated from Boston College in 1966 with a B.S. in Political Science. After college, Larry served as a captain in the US Army, serving active duty in South Korea. It was there that he met his wife, Younja. The couple married in Seoul, Korea…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Manuel Andrew Mel…

    Gloucester – Manuel Andrew Mello passed away on August 16, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, Mass. Manuel was born in Gloucester on August 17, 1931, son of the late Manuel C. Mello and Lucy C. ‘Damon’ Mello. Manny worked for many years in the seafood industry. He enjoyed playing cards, was an excellent pool player and an amateur boxer, in his younger years. During his retirement, Manny enjoyed visiting family, friends and especially loved his adopted cat, Jezibel. On a nice day you’d often find Manny sitting on one of the local benches, chatting away with friends. Manny was a wonderful man with a big heart…

  • Gloucester

    Marblehead – Joan Cameron Dyer…

    Marblehead – Joan Cameron Dyer of Marblehead, MA died peacefully at her home, where she lived with her long-term partner and fellow adventurer, Wladaslaw Krasowski, on August 7th, 2018 at the age of 82. Joan was born in Rockport, MA in 1936, the only child of Gloria Davis and Alexander (Sandy) Cameron. She was raised in Marblehead and graduated from Marblehead High School in 1954. Joan attended Vesper George School of Art in Boston before she and her former husband, William (Bill) W. Dyer Jr, lovingly raised seven children in Marblehead. “One for each day of the week,” she would tell people. Her large family was her pride and joy,…

  • Haverhill

    Flowery Branch, GA – Linda was…

    Flowery Branch, GA – Linda was born in Burlington, Vt. She was a resident of Haverhill, Mass., for many years, before moving to Epping, N.H., and then to Georgia. She actively supported her children’s hobbies and sports; she was a den mother for the cub scouts and boy scouts, score keeper/assistant for her daughters girls softball team, a “band” mother and a hockey mom. In the 80s and early 90s, she and her husband were frequently campground hosts in the campgrounds in the White Mountain National Forest, and she received a recognition plaque for her volunteer work at the White Mountains information center. She also enjoyed playing Bingo. She leaves…

  • Newburyport

    Danvers – Marianna C. Fazio, 5…

    Danvers – Marianna C. Fazio, 57, of Hogan Regional in Danvers, and formerly of Georgetown, passed away suddenly on Monday, August 20, 2018, at the Beverly Hospital. Marianna was born on March 14, 1961, in Haverhill to the late Joseph and Rose (Marrone) Fazio. Marianna enjoyed flipping through her magazines and loved going out to eat, especially McDonald’s. She also enjoyed going to her special needs job within the complex. Marianna is survived by her six siblings, Salvatore J. Fazio and his wife Rose, Frank P. Fazio and his wife Georgianna, Angelo A. Fazio, Martha Fazio- Rodriguez and her husband Anibal, Joseph Fazio and Paul P. Fazio and his wife…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport – Thomas F. Champi…

    Newburyport – Thomas F. Champion Sr. of Newburyport, 82, died peacefully in his sleep early Tuesday morning, August 21st. A 25-year lymphoma survivor, he was appreciative of the care he received over the years at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Tom was born in Swampscott on January 2, 1936, son of the late Frederick R. and Margaret (LaForce) Champion. He was a graduate of Swampscott High and Northeastern University, and earned his MBA at the University of Massachusetts in 1959. He was a sharpshooter on the Pistol Team for the Swampscott Auxiliary Police for several years, and served in the Naval Air Reserve as a member of the ground crew for his…

  • Salem

    Ipswich – Kevin Lewis Campbell…

    Ipswich – Kevin Lewis Campbell, 74, died unexpectedly August 20, 2018. He was born in Manchester, N.H., on December 9, 1943, to the late Clare and Walter Campbell. Kevin was a longtime resident of Ipswich where he grew up alongside his two sisters. While attending Ipswich High School in 1959, Kevin met the love of his life, Patricia Knight. Since their first kiss on her birthday, they entered a partnership that lasted a lifetime. After graduating from Ipswich High, Kevin went on to attend the University of New Hampshire. In 1967, he graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering and obtained a job at Western Electric. On August 30, 1966,…

  • Salem

    Salem, MA – Robert P. Kennedy,…

    Salem, MA – Robert P. Kennedy, 77, of Salem, passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018, in the company of his family at Salem Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Barbara (Carbon) Kennedy, and resident of Salem for over 50 years. Robert studied at Wentworth Institute of Technology, and Northeastern University. He was employed as a manufacturing engineer by the United Shoe Machinery Company, “The Shoe” in Beverly, Mass., until it’s closure. He also worked for the U.S. Postal Service in South Station, Boston, until his retirement. An avid sports fan and former high school baseball player, Robert was always cheering on the hometown Boston…

  • Salem

    Salem – Irving S. Parker of Sa…

    Salem – Irving S. Parker of Salem passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, on August 21, 2018. He was the husband of the late Paula (Manning) Parker with whom he shared 64 years of marriage. Born in Swampscott and raised in Marblehead, he was the son of the late David L. Parker and Doris Parker Moore. A graduate of Marblehead High School, class of 1950, Irv was a veteran of the Korean War serving with the United States Coast Guard stateside. He worked at General Electric in Lynn for 48 years. After retiring, Irv worked at Winter Island Park in Salem for 16 years. Irving was devoted…

  • Salem

    Salem – George was proud of hi…

    Salem – George was proud of his family and cared for several family members in their illnesses. He is predeceased by his father Charles Regan, mother Margaret (Brawders) Regan, of Salem; and by brothers, Joseph, Thomas, Charles, Larry, Leo, Edward (“Mike” or “Mickey”), and sister Mary Digou, also of Salem. He is survived by several nephews and nieces, and grand- and great-grandnephews and -nieces. He graduated St. James Grammar School and attended Salem High School, after which he joined the U.S. Army during World War II, and proudly served in North Africa and Italy. He returned home to his loved Salem and was employed by the City of Salem until…

  • Salem

    Saugus, MA – It is with great …

    Saugus, MA – It is with great sadness that the family of Joan “Joanie” Louise (McGray) Smolski announces her sudden passing on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at the age of 75 years. Joan will be fondly remembered by her son Sean MacDonald, his wife Amy, their children Ronan and Ruari; her daughter Tara Clark, her husband Alex and their children Aine, Niamh, and Evan; and her daughter Lisa Bryant and her husband Dennis. She is survived by her loving sister Elaine Austin, her sons Anthony Alleruzzo, Frank Alleruzzo, his wife Melissa and their children Frank and Sofia. Joan is predeceased by her parents Avard “Tut” McGray, Louise McGray; her brother…

  • Salem

    Naples, FL – Robert L. Clarkso…

    Naples, FL – Robert L. Clarkson died July 27, 2018, in Naples, Florida after a brief illness. He was born in Adams, Massachusetts, on September 26, 1938, to Lawrence and Corinna A. Clarkson. He graduated from Adams Memorial High School where he lettered in all three sports. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1960. He entered the United States Air Force in 1960 as a Second Lieutenant. He was stationed in Charleston, S.C., and at Hickham Air Force Base in Honolulu, Hawaii. Bob was a navigator on C-124 aircraft and made many trips to Vietnam during that conflict. He left the Air Force in 1967 as…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Carol Ann (LePage) F…

    Danvers – Carol Ann (LePage) Florendo, 71, passed away on August 20, 2018, suddenly after a brief illness. She left this world on a high note, close to her friends and family, who will sorely miss her. Born in Danvers on October 8, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Roger “Joe” and Kathryn (Burke) LePage. Carol attended Saint James grammar school in Salem and graduated from Bishop Fenwick High School in Peabody in 1963. She went on to the Lynn Hospital School of Nursing, and became a registered nurse. Carol had been employed with Beverly Hospital, and the former J.B. Thomas Hospital, for many years, before becoming the…

  • New Bedford

    Jennifer Dos Santos 8/19/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    Jennifer Lee Dos Santos, 35, of New Bedford passed away Sunday August 19, 2018. Born in New Bedford, the daughter of Rosa (Monteiro) Dos Santos and Manuel F. Dos Santos, she lived in New Bedford for most of her life. Jennifer was a person with a very big heart who loved to sing. In addition to her parents, she is survived by two daughters, Zaria Mendes and Leila Dos Santos; her siblings, Eva Dos Santos and Timothy Dos Santos; her grandmother, Matilda Dos Santos; and nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Her Funeral will be held on Friday August 24, 2018 at 8 AM from the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals,…

  • Vineyard Haven

    Mark London

    Mark London, 70, died on August 18, 2018, at Massachusetts General Hospital of precursor NK cell leukemia lymphoma. He was surrounded by his wife, Linda Thompson, and his daughters, Alexandra London-Thompson and Natasha Mast, who sang him his favorite songs, and shared stories and anecdotes from a long, productive, and inspiring life. Photo: Eli Dagostino Mark was born on Nov. 2, 1947, in Montreal, Canada, to Jack and Anne London, where he grew up with his older sister Eleanor. He attended Northmount High School and studied architecture at McGill University and the University of Montreal. A passionate advocate, Mark committed his professional life to public service. He began his career…

  • Salem

    George A Regan

    George A Regan Send Flowers December 23, 1919 – August 18, 2018 George was proud of his family and cared for several family members in their illnesses. He is pre-deceased by his father Charles Regan, mother Margaret View full obituary

  • Salem

    Robert Kennedy

    Robert Kennedy Send Flowers August 01, 1941 – August 21, 2018 Salem, MA – Robert P. Kennedy, 77, of Salem, passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018, in the company of his family at Salem Hospital after View full obituary

  • Tewksbury

    Nellie Maria (Santamaria) Ciano 8/21/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Tewksbury,MA / Billerica,MA / Londonderry,NH

    Nellie Maria (Santamaria) Ciano of Tewksbury died on Tuesday, August 21, at Sunny Acres Nursing Home of Chelmsford. Born and raised in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Alfanso and Francesca (Giordano) Santamaria. Nellie moved to Medford in the early 1990’s, and to Tewksbury in 2013. Nellie was the beloved wife of the late Cosmo Ciano, and the devoted mother of Charles Ciano and wife Rosemary of Billerica, and Francine Zevitas of Tewksbury. She was the loving grandmother of Jennifer Kate and husband Michael of Woodbridge, VA, Jamie Allen and husband George of Tewksbury, Renee Ingalls and husband Stephen of Londonderry, NH, and Sandra Calder of Tewksbury. Nellie…

  • Franklin

    Rose C. (Niro) Mucciarone 8/20/2018 12:00:00 AM Franklin,MA / Cumberland,RI

    Rose C. (Niro) Mucciarone 102, of Cumberland, and a former longtime Franklin resident, died peacefully, Monday August 20, 2018 at the St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield, RI, following an illness. She was the wife of the late Albert A. Mucciarone. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral Mass Monday August 27th, at 11:30AM in St. Jude Church 86 Main St. Norfolk, MA. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Franklin. Calling hours are Monday from 9-11AM at the Charles F. Oteri and Son Franklin Funeral Home 33 Cottage St. A complete obituary will follow.

  • Tewksbury

    Leslie B. Marsh 8/20/2018 12:00:00 AM Billerica,MA / Tewksbury,MA / Chelsea,MA

    Leslie B. (Niederer) Marsh), age 71, of Billerica, formerly of Chelsea, passed away on Aug. 20, 2018. Beloved wife of the late George F. Marsh. Daughter of the late Leslie R. and Wanda B. (Sokoloski) Niederer. Mother of Kristen M. Cunningham and her significant other Peter Martin of Marblehead, Jennifer L. Griffin and her husband Kenneth of Tewksbury, and Darren G. Marsh and his wife Jill of Braintree. Grandmother of Ronan Cunningham, Owen and Connor Griffin. Sister of Beverly Greeley and her husband William of Winthrop and Lois Turbie and her husband Gerald of Billerica. She leaves many nieces, nephews, and extended family members. Family and friends will be received…