• New Bedford

    Joann Scott, 71

    NEW BEDFORD — Joann (Ribeiro) Scott, 71, of New Bedford, passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018 in St. Luke’s Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Henry E. Scott.Born in New Bedford, a daughter of the late Joseph C. and Harriet (Houghton) Ribeiro she was a lifelong city resident.Joann graduated from New Bedford High School and Fisher College. She worked over 40 years and retired from Acushnet Company. In her spare time, she […]

  • Brockton

    James (Jimmy) Sheehan 8/24/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA

    James (Jimmy) Sheehan (63) of Brockton died August 24th in the city. He was the loving husband of Pamela (Smart) Sheehan. He was born in Stoughton son of the late Robert and Evelyn (Barry) Sheehan. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1973 – 1976. Jimmy and his wife ran J and P Catering for many years. He also was a bartender at the Club National and Conte Club where he was a member. He belonged to the Bertocci and Enterprise clubs also the Randolph VFW. Jimmy’s true passion was his grandchildren, his dogs and his love of cooking. In addition to Pam he is survived by 3 sons, Scott…

  • Brockton

    Hector R. Cruz 8/25/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA

    Hector R. Cruz (55) of Ridgeville, South Carolina died by accident on August 25th. He was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico son of Miguel Angel Cruz of Georgia and Estèbania Cruz of Waltham. Hector was an expert autobody painter and car service technician. He enjoyed his grandchildren, his dogs Petey and Annabella, dancing, computers and just taking long rides and getting lost. In addition to his parents he is survived by his son Angel R. Cruz of Raynham, 1 daughter Amanda Avant of S.Carolina, 3 grandchildren Jaxson, Mateo and Laylah, 3 brothers Angel R. Cruz of Brockton, Hector L. Cruz of Milford and Jose Cruz of Georgia and his former…

  • Medford

    Anisa Bregasi 8/25/2018 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA / Medford,MA / Arlington,MA

    Anisa Bregasi, age 33, of canton passed away August 25th at the Brigham & Women’s hospital in Boston after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Tirana, Albania, she was raised in Somerville and Medford and graduated from Matignon High School. She went on to Dartmouth College and worked as an Engineer for Amazon.com in Seattle. Beloved daughter of Vladimir and Margarita Bregasi of Canton. Also survived by a large extended family and many friends. Funeral service at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washingotn St. Canton Wednesday morning at 10. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 pm. Burial Canton Corner Cemetery.

  • Revere

    Antonio P. “Gumbo” Federico 8/26/2018 12:00:00 AM Revere,MA / North End,MA

    Antonio P. “Gumbo” Federico of Hollywood Beach, FLA, formerly of Bostons North End, and Revere passed away peacefully on Sunday August 26, 2018 at the age of 79. Loving father of AnneMarie Federico of Hyde Park, and Anthony Federico of Abington. Former husband of Eva B. Federico, and Solange Vetorazzo. Dear grandfather of Anthony R. Federico. Brother of the late Frank Federico and Nerio Federico In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the New England Center and Home for Veterans, NECHV, 17 Court St, Boston, MA 02108. https://www.nechv.org/donations/tribute-giving/. Antonio was a proud veteran, U.S. Army Interment at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Connery Ave., Bourne. Complete notice to follow.

  • Wayland

    Mark J. Conley 8/24/2018 12:00:00 AM Wayland,MA

    WAYLAND: Mark J. Conley, 59, died unexpectedly after being stricken at his residence in Wayland on Friday, August 24, 2018. He was born in Medford on April 16, 1959 the son of Jeannette D. (Volante) Conley of Arlington and the late Joseph K. Conley. Mark is survived by his loving wife of 31 years: Marcy M. (Desautels) Conley of Wayland. Devoted father of Michael J. Conley of Somerville; Brian M. Conley of Somerville; Kathleen M. “Katie” Conley of Waltham and Daniel J. Conley of Wayland. Brother of Kathleen M. Conley of Boston and Kevin M. Conley and his wife Cynthia Conley of Haverhill. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.…

  • Gloucester

    Salem MA – Rita Elizabeth LeVe…

    Salem MA – Rita Elizabeth LeVert, née Moan, passed away on August 18, 2018, in Salem, Massachusetts, after a brief illness. She was born in Newton, Massachusetts, on March 5, 1924, and resided in Natick, Rockport, and, most recently, Salem, Massachusetts. At 94, she still lived independently, remained a voracious reader, intensely followed and participated in political and cultural events, and was deeply connected to her large extended family. Her beloved husband Bill LeVert pre-deceased her by six years after 68 years of marriage. Rita leaves her three children, Jack, Marianne, and Suzanne; as well as four beloved grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews, who brought her tremendous…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Jillian K. Latham…

    Gloucester – Jillian K. Latham, 35, of Easton and Gloucester, passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Jillian was born November 10, 1982, in Gloucester. She is the daughter of Dennis and Patricia (Daley) Latham. She was a resident of Gloucester for most of her life. Jill was a graduate of Gloucester High School, class of 2001. Jill also attended Bay State College, and North Shore Community College. Jillian had various jobs over the years. When she was younger she worked at Fenway Park as a ticket taker. She always enjoyed meeting different Red Sox players at work, and working alongside her grandfather Charlie. She also worked at Capt. Bill’s…

  • Gloucester

    William Howard Cousins, age 60…

    William Howard Cousins, age 60, lifelong resident of Newburyport, died unexpectedly Thursday evening, August 25, 2016, at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newbuyrport. One of five children of Edna (Russ) Cousins and the late Kenneth L. Cousins, “Billy” was born in Newburyport on September 1, 1955, and was a graduate of Newburyport High School, Class of 1974. As a passionate cook and gardener with a green thumb, always ready to produce fresh herbs and vegetables, Billy took to the culinary arts and worked as a chef at the Tuna Striker in Seabrook, N.H. and the Olde Town Country Club in Newbury. From an early age, he loved listening to music, especially…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Mrs. Patricia (Qu…

    Gloucester – Mrs. Patricia (Querry) Morgan, 86, of Gloucester, passed away on Friday morning, August 24, 2018, in Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center with her family at her side. She was the wife of the late Henry A. Morgan Jr. with whom she shared so many happy years of marriage before he passed in June of 1999. Patricia was born March 28, 1932, in Boise, Idaho. She is the daughter of the late Robert V. and Edna (Turner) Querry. She grew up in Idaho until moving to San Francisco, Calif., where she graduated from Galileo High School. She went on to further her education and graduated from the University of…

  • Gloucester

    In Loving Memory Warren R. Whi…

    In Loving Memory Warren R. Whitehead July 7, 1941 – August 27, 2017 We do not need a special day to bring you to our minds For days without a thought of you are very hard to find God put His arms around you and whispered, “Come to Me” With tearful eyes we watched you and saw you pass away. Although we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best. Sadly missed by, Betty, Brenda, Wayne, Jim, Christine, and grandchildren, family, and friends

  • Salem

    Peabody – W. James “Jimmy” McG…

    Peabody – W. James “Jimmy” McGrath, 74, died unexpectedly on Tuesday August 21, 2018, at his home. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late William and Malvina (St. Pierre) McGrath. He grew up in Salem, where he attended schools, and lived there most of his life. He lived in Peabody the last 23 years. Mr. McGrath proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, and was stationed in Alaska. He was an automobile mechanic with Commodore Lincoln-Mercury of Peabody for many years until they closed. Jimmy was active in the Knights of Columbus, Veragua Council 76 of Salem, and the Fourth Degree Fr. Gabriel…

  • Salem

    Peabody MA – Virginia A. (God…

    Peabody MA – Virginia A. (Godin) Barnes, 71, of Peabody, passed away on Thursday. August 23, 2018, at her home surrounded by her children and siblings. Virginia was diagnosed at an early age with a liver disease that she battled courageously until the very end. “Mimi,” as she was known, was loved by all lucky enough to know her. She was born on May 24, 1947, in Revere, Mass., to the late Henry and Elizabeth (D’Entremont) Godin, and was one of seven children, Marie Clonan and her husband Bob of Toms River, N.J., the late Angeline Martin and her husband Greg of Beverly, William Godin of Ft. Pierce, Fla., the…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Brother Edwin Boisso…

    Danvers – Brother Edwin Boissonneau, C.F.X., 95, a member of the Congregation of the Brothers of Saint Francis Xavier for 78 years, died Saturday, August 25, 2018. Born Patrick J. Boissonneau in Black Lake, Quebec, Canada, on September 7, 1922, he was the son of the late Odilon and Orea (Langlois) Boissonneau. He was raised in Malden and attended Malden Catholic High School before transferring to Saint Joseph Juniorate in Peabody, where he joined the Xaverian Brothers on February 14, 1940. Six months later, he received the holy habit and took for his religious name Brother Edwin. Brother Edwin began his studies at Catholic University in Washington, D.C., and earned…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Gregory G. Huntingto…

    Danvers – Gregory G. Huntington, 71, passed away in his home, surrounded by his family, on August 20, 2018. He was the loving husband of Kathleen (Dunleavy) Huntington with whom he shared 27 years of marriage. Born in Lawrence on September 14, 1946, the son of the late Hazen and Evelyn (Thomas) Huntington, and the the step-son of Josie Huntington of N.H. Greg was raised in Newbury and graduated from high school while in living in Lynn. Greg served our country with the United States Army during the Vietnam War, and was honorably discharged. He had retired after a long career as a machinist and foreman. Greg enjoyed life and…

  • Salem

    Middleton – Richard “Dick” L. …

    Middleton – Richard “Dick” L. Collari Sr., of Middleton, Massachusetts, 78, passed away on August 22, 2018, peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Dick was the beloved husband of Susan Panagakis Collari; and the loving father of Richard L. Collari Jr., and his wife Louise of Danville, California, Robert J. Collari, and his wife Jacqueline of Scituate, Massachusetts, and Karen Collari Troake, and her husband Julian, of Boxford, Massachusetts. Loving grandfather of Michael, Steven, Gina, Dennis, Maria, Henry, and Caroline. Cherished brother of Ann (Collari) Sordillo, and her late husband Richard Sordillo, of Danvers, Massachusetts, and Jane (Collari) Fiore, and her late husband Gerald Fiore, of Reading, Massachusetts.…