• Needham

    Helen P. (Preston) Martino 8/15/2018 12:00:00 AM Needham,MA

    Helen P. Martino, 91, formerly of Mendham, NJ, passed away on August 15, 2018 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Needham, MA. She was born on January 14, 1927 in East Orange, NJ to Harry Layton Preston and Antoinette Carchet Preston. Helen grew up on Ironia Rd. in Mendham Township, NJ. She was a 1948 graduate of Syracuse University School of Nursing where she met her husband Frank. She lived in New York, Syracuse and Buffalo before returning to Mendham in 1949. Helen worked as an RN at All Soul’s Hospital in Morristown, was a Private Duty Nurse and was also a night supervisor at Holly Manor Nursing Home in…

  • New Bedford

    Charlotte C. Bonney, 80

    DARTMOUTH — Charlotte C. Bonney passed away unexpectedly on August 12, 2018. She was 80 years old and was daughter of the late Sergio and Isabel Almeida.She was the devoted wife of David C. Bonney and the loving mother of Glenn Bonney, Sharon Bonney, and the late David K. Bonney. She is survived by her brothers Sergio and Robert Almeida, and her sister, the late Faith (Almeida) Vincent. She has 3 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. […]

  • Fall River

    John M. Audet

    John M. Audet March 15, 1954 – August 22, 2018 John M. Audet, 64, of Fall River, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday August 22, 2018. John was a retired Air Forc… View Details

  • Fall River

    Arthur Albernaz

    Arthur Albernaz July 11, 1934 – August 22, 2018 Arthur Albernaz, 84, of Fall River, husband of Bernadette (Levesque) Leduc-Albernaz, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2… View Details

  • Somerset

    Tiziana (Vial) DiFusco 8/22/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Somerset,MA / Burlington,MA

    Tiziana (Vial) DiFusco, a long-time Somerville resident, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, August 22nd at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 73. Born in Asolo, Treviso, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Valentino Vial and Orsola Forner. Tiziana was a kind and loving person who loved her family more than anything. She was selfless, thoughtful of others and always made a conscious effort to be positive while never speaking a negative word about other people. A woman of great faith, Tiziana had a special devotion to the Blessed Mother. She made a significant effort to live her life and raise her…

  • Somerville

    Helen M. “Chickie” Ciulla 8/23/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Burlington,MA / Somerville,MA / Chelsea,MA

    Ciulla, Helen M. “Chickie” (Tranford) Of Medford, August 23, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Charles A. Ciulla. Devoted mother of Kathlyn Silvestri and her husband Ronald of Middleton, Robert Ciulla and his wife Angela of Port St. Lucie, FL, Lori Jacobsen and her husband James of Jupiter, FL, Chris Ciulla and his wife Shelley of Marblehead, and the late Charles S. “Chuckie” Ciulla. Loving grandmother of Matthew and Adam Silvestri, Jennelle Ciulla Noll, Amanda and Sydney Ciulla, Trey and Trevor Jacobsen. Loving great grandmother of Gianna Noll. Sister of the late Gloria Mosko and John Tranford. A prayer service will be conducted in the Dello Russo Family Funeral Home,…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Jack Landry, 91, …

    Gloucester – Jack Landry, 91, of Gloucester, Mass., passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at Den-Mar Health and Rehab Center, Rockport, Mass. He was the husband of the late Margaret “Peggy” (Stanwood) Landry, the love of his life. Jack was born in Arlington, Mass., on June 25, 1927, the son of George and Marie. He was the nephew of Katherine “Tillie” and Harry Erskine. Jack attended St. Ann’s Parochial School, Gloucester, Mass. Jack was employed as a painter, working many years at the Burnham and Thomas boat yard. In later years, Jack worked as a maintenance man for Gorton’s of Gloucester. Jack loved playing cards, going to the dog…

  • Gloucester

    Annisquam – Mr. Richard C. Nor…

    Annisquam – Mr. Richard C. Norton, 99, of Gloucester passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018 in Addison Gilbert Hospital. He was the husband of the late Alexandra (Adams) Norton with whom he shared 59 years of marriage before she passed in 2009. Richard was born April 8, 1919 in Los Angeles, CA, the son of the late Clarence and Gladys (Cochran) Norton. He has been a loyal resident of Annisquam for over forty years, but also lived in downtown Boston from 1956 to 2011. He was a graduate of Stanford University where he received Bachelor of Science degree in 1947, and Master’s Degree in 1948. As a Mechanical Engineer,…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport – Peter J. Tolan, …

    Newburyport – Peter J. Tolan, 86, passed away peacefully at home in Newburyport on August 21, 2018 surrounded by his loving wife of 61 years Shirley (Sousa) and his family. He was born in Quincy on August 4, 1932, to the late Peter and Alice (IIliffe) Tolan. After graduating from Quincy High School, he served for three years in the U.S. Navy. He attended the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology in Boston, receiving an Associate degree in mechanical engineering, then went on to earn his bachelor’s degree in the same field of study at Northeastern University. After marrying on June 16, 1957, Peter and Shirley settled in Scituate, where they…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Pauline Riley passed…

    Danvers – Pauline Riley passed away peacefully at home following a long and arduous five-year struggle with cancer. Born in Melrose on November 24, 1964, she was the sole child of Louise and Richard Adams. She grew up in Wakefield, graduated from Wakefield High School, then continued with extended courses in computer technology; thereafter working for Avnet in Peabody. In 1994, she married Michael Riley of Salem. She worked with Wm. A. Berry & Sons, and finally Group 1 Automotive/IRA until the time of her illness. A resident of the City of Salem for over twenty years until moving to Danvers 4 years ago, Pauline and Mike enjoyed spending time…

  • Salem

    Salem, MA – Joan P. Cummings, …

    Salem, MA – Joan P. Cummings, 80, formerly of Wenham, died peacefully Saturday, August 18, 2018 at a home in Jamaica Plain. Born in Salem, Mass. she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Esther Porter Cummings. Joan was a caring person who liked to take photos and send cards on various occassions to family and friends. Joan is surrived by a sisterJudith of Danvers; two brothers, Leigh of Sacramento, Calif., Dana of Danvers; a niece, Martha Sochard and her husband, Al of Wolfboro, NH, newphew Peter and Jen Cummings of Danvers, great-nephew, Harrison Cummings of Danvers, and great niece Natalie Cummings and several cousin. A celebration of her…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Paul D. Jackson, 59,…

    Peabody – Paul D. Jackson, 59, of Peabody, died Tuesday morning at the Brudnick Center for Living in Peabody following a brief illness. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Raymond and Ernestine (Bourgeois) Jackson of Peabody. He was a lifelong resident of Peabody and a graduate of Peabody Veteran’s Memorial High School. Paul was employed for over 38 years as a machinist for General Electric in Lynn. In his younger days he enjoyed bowling and playing hockey. He played hockey for four years in high school, his freshman was at St. John’s Prep and then he played three years for Peabody High School. He always enjoyed…

  • Salem

    Naples, Fl – Lincoln C. Emery …

    Naples, Fl – Lincoln C. Emery passed away at home while in hospice care with the love of his family at his side. The cause of death was congestive heart failure. Link is survived by his four children, Elizabeth of Middletown, Conn., Christine of Port Angeles, Wash., Carl of Los Angeles and Dave of Reno, Nev., one granddaughter and two great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife of 53 years, Marie Elizabeth Nystedt (1920-2008) and two sisters Christine and Connie. He is survived by his beloved second wife Ina, her six children and eight grandchildren. Link enlisted in the Army at age 17 and served for nine years with an…

  • Salem

    ROWLEY / PEABODY – Sean T. Man…

    ROWLEY / PEABODY – Sean T. Maney, 46, husband of Kara (Ramos) Maney of Rowley, died as a result of a boating accident in Ipswich on Monday August 20, 2018. Born in Salem, he was the son of James and Nancy (Champagne) Maney of Peabody and brother of Lori Maney of Beverly. He grew up in Wenham, and graduated from Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School. He earned a degree in English from Tufts University, and participated in the Williams College-Mystic Seaport Maritime Studies Program. Sean began his career in marketing and public relations, and combined these skills with a desire to help others as the Director of Marketing & Public Relations…

  • Dartmouth

    Robert A. Galley 8/21/2018 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Robert A. Galley, 80, of Dartmouth, passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of Virginia A. “Ginger” (Cabral) Galley. Mr. Galley was born in McKeesport, PA, son of the late Leo and Barbara I. (Lewandowski) Galley and had been a longtime resident of Dartmouth. A veteran of the Korean Conflict, he served his country in the U.S. Navy. Prior to his retirement, he worked for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., New Bedford for 30 years and Shaws Supermarket, New Bedford. Mr. Galley enjoyed reading, gardening, fishing and playing cards with friends. Most of all though, he…

  • South Boston

    FRANK WARD 8/22/2018 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA

    WARD, FRANK of South Boston passed away on August 22, 2018. Beloved husband of Philomena (Kasianowicz) Ward. Loving father of Jean Downey and her husband Jim of South Boston and Frank Ward and his wife Stacey of Bellingham. Devoted Papa of Emma and Tyler Ward. Son of the late Emma J. and Edward H. Ward. Dear brother of Jean Picardi and her husband Bob as well as the late Doris Flathery, Edward, Charles and Arthur Ward. Lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. Visiting Hours will be held at Casper Funeral Services located at 187 Dorchester Street in South Boston on Monday, August 27th from 10 AM -12 PM.…

  • Watertown

    Skip Kazanjian 8/22/2018 12:00:00 AM Watertown,MA

    Kazanjian, Skip of Georgetown, formerly of Medford and Pembroke Pines, Florida August 22, 2018. Beloved husband of Joyce ( O’Donnell ). Devoted father of Jon Kazanjian and his wife Claire, Ted Vickers and his wife Robyn, David Vickers and his wife Patty, Daniel Vickers and his wife Jamie, Richard Vickers and Lilith Guerrera and her husband Frank. Cherished grandfather of Thomas, Christopher, Connor, Cameron, Christina, Alex, Sophie and Nick. Loving brother of Richard and his wife Cynthia, Barbara Purks and her husband Norman, Robert and his wife Linda and Edward Kazanjian and his wife Connie. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. A Memorial Visitation will be held at…

  • Athol,  Gardner,  Leominster,  Orange

    Heather Marie Gowey

    ORANGE- Heather Marie Gowey, 31, of Orange, died Thursday, August 9. Heather was born August 26, 1986, in Leominster, daughter of Donna M. Cutler and the late Dean A. Gowey, Sr. Heather had worked for A-1 Pizza in Northampton, Wilson’s Department Store in Greenfield, and Walmart in Orange. She enjoyed drawing, coloring, caring for her nieces and nephews, dancing, and fishing. Besides her mother, Donna M. Cutler of Leominster, she leaves her husband, Robert Davis; one son, Cayleb Johnson; three daughters, Mya Gowey, Kiara Cruz, and Natalia Cruz; five brothers, Eric, Adam, Mathew, and Timothy Scott, and Dean Gowey, Jr.; four sisters, Tamra, Ashley, and Chelsie Gowey, and Michaela Poirier;…

  • Newton

    Lawrence Chanzit

    Lawrence Chanzit, of Delray Beach, FL, passed away on August 23, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Estelle Rose Chanzit. Devoted father of Conrad Chanzit and his wife Lisa, Martin Chanzit and his wife Bonnie, and Claudia Raffman and her husband Mark. Proud grandfather of Warren, Ben, Scott, Samantha, David, and Alison. Brother of the late Jerome Chanzit, and the late Selma Robbins. Services at the Wilson Chapel, 234 Herrick Rd., Newton, MA on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 10 am. Following interment at Beit Olam Cemetery, 60 Old Sudbury Rd., Wayland, MA, memorial observance will be at the home of Conrad and Lisa Chanzit until 7 pm. In lieu…

  • Athol,  Gardner,  Leominster,  Orange

    John W. Mazialnik

    ATHOL- John W. Mazialnik, 55, of Athol, died Tuesday, August 21, at UMass Medical Center. John was born May 21, 1963, in Athol, son of the late Ladzy and Helen (Ambrose) Mazialnik. He grew up in Athol and lived in Colorado for 17 years before returning to Athol. John worked at L.S. Starrett and enjoyed spending time at Hampton Beach. He leaves two sons, Matt and Joe Arce; three brothers, William, Michael, and Robert Mazialnik; one sister, Karen Bachelder; three nephews, Eric and Adam Mazialnik, and Charles Bachelder. The funeral Mass will be held Monday, August 27, at 11:00 A.M. at St. Francis Church, 101 Main St., Athol. Everyone attending…

  • Fall River

    William H. “Bill” King

    William H. “Bill” King September 18, 1934 – August 22, 2018 William H. “Bill” King, Sr., 83, of Fall River, passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. He was the husband of the la… View Details

  • Medford

    Elizabeth M. “Betty” Lydon 8/22/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Warwick,RI

    Elizabeth M. (Ferullo) Lydon “Betty” a life-long Medford resident passed away peacefully at the Aberjona Nursing Center of Winchester. She was 91. Born and raised in Medford, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Raimo) Ferullo. A loving and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother, Betty worked in her younger years as an operator for New England Telephone Co. She was most proud of her many years of service to the people and children of Medford as a Crossing Guard. She enjoyed protecting the children at the Dame School, getting to know their families and watching the kids grow to adulthood. Most of all she was devoted to…

  • Natick

    Paul C. Hasgill 8/21/2018 12:00:00 AM Natick,MA

    Paul C. Hasgill 102 years young, of Natick, died Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston. He was the beloved husband of the late Evelyne J. L. (Brown) Hasgill who died in 1985. Funeral Service in St Paul’s Episcopal Church on Thursday, August 30th at 11:00 A.M. Visiting hours are Wednesday, August 29th from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. in the John Everett and Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park Street at Natick Common. Complete notice to follow.

  • Springfield

    Ronald Andrews

    Ronald Andrews Send Flowers July 06, 1955 – August 15, 2018 Ronald Andrews, 63 of Springfield, passed away on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018. A Springfield native and life-long resident, he was born on July 6, 1955. View full obituary

  • Worcester County

    Jose Ortiz Marrero 8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Jose E. Ortiz, 71, of Worcester died on August 17, 2018 surrounded by his loving family in St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester. He leaves his wife of 49 years Jadwiga (Terry) Ortiz and five children; Marylou and Joseph of Tennessee, Joseph Ortiz of Worcester, Ramona Gallant of Brookfield and Christina Ortiz of Barre. He also leaves eleven grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Jose was born in Cauguas, Puerto Rico, son the late Enrique Ortiz and the late Ramona Marrero. He was one of twelve children. Jose leaves ten siblings Susey, Maria R., Olga, Ramon, Teresa, Margarita, Carlos, Pedro, Maria O. and Carmenlou and was predeceased by…

  • Wilmington

    Benjamin Vega

    Benjamin Vega, age 79, of Billerica, passed away unexpectedly on August 21, 2018. Benjamin was the beloved husband of 57 years to Herminia (Luciano) Vega, devoted father of Louis A. “Tony” Vega and Israel Vega all of Billerica, the late Louis F., Benjamin Jr., and Jose Vega. Loving “Pa” of his granddaughter Adora A. Vega and great-granddaughter Liliana M. Brozonos. Cherished son of the late Felipe Medina and Santa Ines Avila, dear brother of Carmen Maria Vega of Brockton, nephew of Santos Vega of Puerto Rico. Benjamin is also survived by several brothers and sisters-in-law as well as many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will gather at the Nichols…

  • Fitchburg

    Barbara A. Oakes

    Ayer: Barbara A. (Deane) Oakes, 72, of Ayer, died Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Apple Valley Center, Ayer. Mrs. Oakes was born in Ayer, March 14, 1946, a daughter of Leonard and Beatrice L. (Arlin) Deane and resided much of her life in Ayer. She also resided in Greenville, NH, Fitchburg and Florida. She attended the Ayer school system. Her husband, Ernest E. Oakes, died in May 2010. She leaves her son, Ernest E. Oakes, Jr. of Greenville, NH; a brother, Robert Deane of Greenville, NH; two sisters, Beverly Grube of Raynham, Susan Day of Mesa, AZ; two grandchildren, Felecia Kucala and Michael Oakes both of Lunenburg; three great grandchildren,…