• Fall River

    Evaldo Ramalho DaSilva 8/29/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA / Fall River,MA

    Evaldo Ramalho DaSilva (35) of Fall River died August 29th after injuries sustained in a bull riding accident at a rodeo in Norton. He was born in Figueirópolis d’Oeste, Brazil son of the late Marcelino DaSilva and Maria Rocha de Jesus. Evaldo’s true passion was participating in the sport of bull riding. He is survived by 3 brothers, Edson Ramolho DaSilva of Fall River, Edvaldo Ramolho and Edmilson Ramolho DaSilva both of Brazil, a sister Elizabeth DaSilva of Brazil. Visitation in the Home of Funerarias Multi Culturel 238 Court Street Brockton at a day and time to be determined. Burial will take place in his home country of Brazil.

  • Lexington

    Robert Mocklin

    Robert Mocklin August 30, 2018 Mr. Robert Mocklin, Jr., passed into Gods hands on August 30, 2018, after a battle with pneumonia and ongoing struggles with COPD. Bob was 70 View full obituary

  • Lexington

    Alvira Gardner

    Alvira Gardner August 31, 2018 Gardner-Alvira D. (Rosenbaum) of Lexington August 31, 2018. Beloved wife of John L. Gardner, Sr. Devoted mother of Linda G. Carew and her husband Paul of View full obituary

  • Lexington

    Joan Champagne

    Joan Champagne August 31, 2018 Champagne- Joan Julie (Coughlan) of Lexington August 31, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Donald S. Champagne. Devoted mother of Dawn M. Champagne of Nahant, View full obituary

  • Lexington

    Michael Bliss

    Michael Bliss August 31, 2018 Bliss, Michael D. died peacefully in Concord, MA on August 31st, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA on March 28th, 1940, he grew up on Long View full obituary

  • Somerville

    Walter L. Cronin 9/1/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Stoneham,MA / Wareham,MA / Somerville,MA

    Cronin, Walter L., Ret. Medford Police Officer, of Medford and Parkwood Beach, Wareham, September 1, 2018. Beloved husband for 63 years of Frances M. (MacKinnon) Cronin. Devoted father of Steven Cronin of Medford and his former wife Christine, Timothy Cronin and his wife Anita of Stoneham, Lori James and her husband Lawrence of Medford. Loving grandfather of Ryan Cronin and his wife Katie, Devin Cronin and his girlfriend Melissa, Meghan Iacopucci and her husband Joseph, Brittany Enos and her husband Brian, and Steven James. Loving great grandfather of Madison and Joseph Iacopucci, Aiden Cronin and Aubrey Enos. Brother of Helen McCarran of Watertown, the late Mary McShea and John Cronin.…

  • Tewksbury

    William C. Sheedy 8/28/2018 12:00:00 AM Tewksbury,MA / Dennis,MA

    William C. Sheedy Retired Tewksbury Post Office Truck Driver DENNISPORT: William C. Sheedy, age 87, a resident of Dennisport for 23 years, formerly of Tewksbury, passed away at home under the care of his family and hospice on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Geraldine (Stella) Sheedy. Born in Boston on August 26, 1931, he was the son of the late John T. Sheedy and the late Mary G. (O’Connor) Sheedy. William was raised in Charlestown and attended Charlestown schools. In 1948, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served with the 813th Engineers. Following his honorable discharge from active duty, he settled in Tewksbury where…

  • Tewksbury

    Thomas R. Ruckledge, Jr. 8/31/2018 12:00:00 AM Tewksbury,MA / Lowell,MA

    Thomas R. Ruckledge, Jr. Retired Section Head for Raytheon TEWKSBURY: Thomas R. Ruckledge, Jr., age 88, a resident of West Tewksbury for 54 years, formerly of Lowell, passed away at the Lowell General Hospital on Friday, August 31, 2018. He was the beloved husband of 47 years to Marie “Georgia:” (Watson) Ruckledge, who passed away on September 19, 2006. Born in Lowell on April 14, 1930, he was the son of the late Thomas R. Ruckledge, Sr. and the late Annie (Spencer) Ruckledge. Tom was raised in the Wigginville area of Lowell, attended Lowell Schools and graduated from Lowell High School in 1948. Following graduation, he attended U. Mass- Amherst,…

  • Weymouth

    Donald Barton 8/27/2018 12:00:00 AM Weymouth,MA

    Donald Barton of Weymouth died unexpectedly Monday August 27. Family and friends are invited to attend his memorial service to be held Saturday September 8 at 1:00 PM in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth Street (Rte. 58 @ the rotary) Whitman. Visiting hours will be prior to the service from 11:00AM – 1:00 PM. Full obituary to follow.

  • Winthrop

    Michael Tear

    View Michael Tear Michael W. Tear of Temple Ave., Winthrop passed away unexpectedly on August 31, 2018. He was 34 years old. Born in Malden he was the beloved son of Lorraine (Frazier) and Stephen Tear. A graduate of Winthrop High School where he excelled in sports, especially football, he went on to work as an iron worker for several years. He was the dear brother of Monica M. Tear of Winthrop. He is also survived by several loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Family and friends are cordi…

  • Worcester County

    Judith A. Borbone 8/28/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Judith A. Borbone 70, of Worcester, passed on August 28, 2018 after a brief illness. She leaves her brother Joseph A. Borbone of Springfield, IL, a niece Laura J. Summer and her husband, David of Salem; two nephews, Joseph A. Borbone, Jr. and his wife, Cheryl of West Boylston, and Christopher J. Borbone and his wife, Summerly of Sturbridge. She also leaves those who assisted her, her cousin Roberta Ziegler of Shrewsbury, and her friend Dianne Demers of Worcester. She was also grateful for the staff and other residents of Christopher Heights Assisted Living for the care and compassion they showed her. She was predeceased by her father, Joseph Borbone…

  • Worcester County

    Mario Nicholas Lombardozzi 8/30/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA / Peterborough,NH

    Worcester – Mario Nicholas Lombardozzi, 86, of Worcester, died peacefully on Thursday, August 30th, 2018 with his beloved daughter Julie by his side. Born in Worcester on July14, 1932, Mario was son of Italian immigrants, Francisco and Francesca Lombardozzi and is also predeceased by his son Joshua and his brothers, Joseph and Jimmy. Mario proudly served his country in the United States Army and returned home for a long career with the City of Worcester Fire Department, retiring with honors. While with the City of Worcester Fire Department Mario served on Engine Co. 15, Engine Co. 8, Engine Co. 3, Engine Co.4 and retired while on Engine Co. 5. He…

  • New Bedford

    Robert E. Newett, 77

    FAIRHAVEN — Robert E. Newett, 77, of Fairhaven passed away at home, unexpectedly Thursday, August 30, 2018.Born in New Bedford, son of the late Joseph E. and Wanda (Guzik) Newett, he lived most of his life in Fairhaven. Bob served in the Army during Vietnam and later worked as a Correction Officer for the Massachusetts Department of Correction for 20 years. After retirement he also worked as a commercial fisherman for many years.He enjoyed fishing, cooking and going out […]

  • Salem

    Danvers, MA – Elizabeth Ann “B…

    Danvers, MA – Elizabeth Ann “Betsy” Lane, 64, of Danvers, died Wednesday evening, August 29, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice house, Danvers, with her family at her side, after a brief illness. She was born in Peabody, Mass., on October 4, 1953, the daughter of the late Christopher P. and Irene Germaine (Long) Lane and was raised in Peabody before moving to Danvers. Betsy was a graduate of Bishop Fenwick High School in 1971, and pursued a career working with the carpenter’s union in the North Shore area for 15 years, retiring to take care of her parents. She later volunteered as a van driver for the Danvers Senior…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Martha M. (McLeod) P…

    Beverly – Martha M. (McLeod) Parmenter, 93, beloved wife of the late Read Parmenter, died Sunday, August 26, 2018, at the Masconomet Health Care Center in Topsfield. Born in Malden, she was the daughter of the late Willard W. and Ruth (Scully) McLeod. She graduated from Northfield Mount Hermon School, class of 1942, attended the Perkins School for the Blind where she learned to be a blind person in a sighted world and earned her degree from Wheelock College, class of 1947. She taught for one year in the Springfield school system where she honed her storytelling skills. Mrs. Parmenter had a great love for music, playing the piano and…

  • Newburyport

    Newbury, MA – Michele Marie Br…

    Newbury, MA – Michele Marie Bradley, age 51, of Middleton/Newbury, Mass., passed away on Tuesday, August 28, at the Cambridge hospital surrounded by her loving friends and family. Born in Malden, Mass., to the late Daniel Bradley and surviving mother Carole (Mahoney) Bradley on March 31, 1967, she graduated from Masconomet R.H.S in Topsfield in 1985 before moving on to attend St. Michael’s College in Vermont. Michele was actively involved in the hospitality business and brought a smile to every face she worked with or served, Michele had a particular interest in law and went on to study as a paralegal. During her life she enjoyed cooking and entertaining for…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport – Connie Currier o…

    Newburyport – Connie Currier of Newburyport died on Thursday, August 30, 2018, surrounded by family and close friends after a long battle with cancer. Born in Newburyport on November 17, 1938, he was the oldest of six children born to the late George E. Currier Jr. and Alice McLaughlin; brother to the late Virginia Currier, Larry (Bear) Currier and John (Bear) Currier. Mr. Currier graduated from Newburyport High School in 1957 where he played football, basketball, and track. After high school, Connie served in the United States Army from 1958 to 1962. In 1963 he ran for Newburyport City Council and was one of the youngest to be elected at…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport, MA – Elizabeth Ma…

    Newburyport, MA – Elizabeth Mary (Shea) Brocher, age 86, longtime resident of Newburyport, died peacefully at Merrimack Valley Health Center in Amesbury early Wednesday morning, August 22, 2018. She was the beloved wife for 55 years to Edwin F. Brocher, who died on March 14, 2006. Born in Marblehead, September 11, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Myrtle (Snow) Shea and was a graduate of Marblehead High School. After marrying Edwin F. Brocher in 1951, they started their family. Elizabeth became the proud mother of a daughter and four sons, and an even prouder grandmother and great-grandmother. For her, life was all about family, and there…

  • Norton

    Joseph F. Mahoney, Jr. 9/1/2018 12:00:00 AM Norton,MA

    Joseph F. Mahoney, Jr., 68 Dateline: Norton, MA Joseph F. Mahoney, Jr., age 68, of Norton passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, in the comfort of his home on Saturday, September 1, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Carol A. (McKeown) Mahoney. Arrangements will be announced with a complete obituary to follow.

  • Massachusetts Death Notices

    Kenneth W. Santoro 9/1/2018 12:00:00 AM Oxford,MA

    Kenneth W. Santoro, 74, of Oxford, died Saturday, September 1st in St. Vincent Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia (Donohue) Andersen; two daughters, Jerilyn Coffie and her husband, Robert of DeBary, FL, Kimberly Luna and her husband, Robinson of Sanford, FL; his step-daughter Melissa Andersen of Oxford; his mother, Ruth (Seddon) Santoro; a brother, Richard Santoro and his wife, Martha all of York, ME; four grandchildren, Ashley, Travis, Blaze and Sophia; a great-grandson, Liam and many nephews and nieces. He was born in Providence, his father was the late, Armand “Jake” Santoro. Ken had worked as regional sales manager for Porter Cable, retiring in 1991. His love of…

  • Cape Cod

    W. Douglas ‘Doug’ Wade, 78

    SOUTH YARMOUTH – W. Douglas ‘Doug’ Wade, 78 of South Yarmouth died peacefully August 25, 2018, from complications due to Parkinson’s Disease.He was the loving husband of Gloria (Torgerson) Wade. They had been married for 51 years.Born in Boston, Doug was the son of the late Joseph D. and Norma E. (Knight) Wade. He was a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and then served active duty with the Air Force at Andrews Air Force Base in Washington, DC. He was honorably discharged […]

  • Cape Cod

    Dr. Eugene Leonard Saklad

    ORLEANS – My father, Dr. Eugene Leonard Saklad, passed peacefully into the light August 27th at 12:18pm, succumbing to three heart attacks last week. His large family that spans three continents all gathered just three weeks ago in his home for a 40-person reunion and I truly believe my father’s heart burst with love when it ended.He is remembered and honored for his depth and breath for life and love, for his selflessness and also his selfishness that taught us all so much.At […]

  • Cape Cod

    Colleen Fish Tearle

    HYANNIS- On Saturday, August 25 our beautiful Colleen left this earth and is now at peace. So special to her family and friends, Colleen’s thoughtfulness and joyful spirit will live on in those who experienced her extraordinary heartfelt kindness and generosity.Colleen never felt a calling to live a conventional lifestyle. Instead, she followed her heart. Others were intrigued by her and admired her for her free spirit, which led the way to numerous travel adventures. Rarely, […]

  • Cape Cod

    Christopher ‘Chris’ Starkey

    BASS RIVER – Christopher ‘Chris’ Starkey passed away on August 22, 2018 in his home on Bass River. Chris leaves behind his devoted wife of 59 years, Louisa (Hurff) Starkey.He is also survived by his son Craig and wife Karla Starkey of Maitland, FL and grandsons Alexander Starkey of Denver CO, Hunter Starkey of Orlando FL, and Palmer Starkey of Boston MA.A memorial service will be held at Morris, O’Connor and Blute Funeral Home, 58 Long Pond Drive, South Yarmouth, on Saturday, […]

  • Cape Cod

    Hayley Elizabeth Robinson, 30

    Centerville – Hayley Elizabeth Robinson, 30, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on August 21, 2018. She was the daughter of William Robinson and Meg Gagnon of Centerville.She leaves behind her two beautiful children Joseph and Jayliana, whom she loved dearly. Hayley is survived by her sister Jordan and brother Samuel of Centerville and extended family grandparents Edward and Elizabeth Gagnon, aunts, uncles and many cousins.As an expression of sympathy , memorial […]

  • Cape Cod

    Edward K. Snow, 82

    SOUTH YARMOUTH – Edward K. Snow, 82 of South Yarmouth went to his heavenly home on June 22, 2018 after a brave battle with Parkinson’s disease.Born in Milton, MA to the late Harry M. and Evelyn (Kendall) Snow, Ed grew up attending Milton schools and horseback riding in Milton’s Blue Hills. He attended Emerson College and went on to serve in the Army as an radio announcer with American Forces Network (AFN) in Germany. He was honorably discharged in 1964.He was employed by his […]

  • Cape Cod

    Imelda (LaForge) Tocci Morin, 98

    MASHPEE – Imelda (LaForge) Tocci Morin, 98, of Mashpee, passed away peacefully at her home on August 30, 2018. She was a devoted wife to her first husband, the late Joseph Tocci, as well as her second husband, the late Carmel Morin.Born and raised in Saint André, New Brunswick, Canada, Imelda enjoyed gardening, making braided rugs, picking blueberries, and cooking for her family gatherings. She was also an avid reader and card player, as well as Johnny Cash’s biggest fan. […]

  • Cape Cod

    Melissa G. MacLeod

    BREWSTER – On August 25, 2018, Melissa G. MacLeod passed away surrounded by friends and family, in the arms of her loving, devoted husband, following a fierce battle with cancer.Melissa was born on February 23, 1971 and raised on Cape Cod. She grew up in Brewster and graduated from Nauset High School in 1989. Melissa went on to study at Western New England College while working at the Old Jail House Tavern. In 2003, she went to work for Attorney Paul Tardif and ultimately attended Law […]

  • Cape Cod

    John Read Flood

    HARWICH – John Read Flood died at Pleasant Bay Nursing Home on September 1st following a short illness. He was born on October 21, 1921. He was the son of J Robley and Bessy Recid Flood in Chemung, NY.Following graduating from Waverly High School, he attended Niagara College in 1943 and earned a degree in Accounting. He also served in World War II in the Army Air Force with the 4th Combat Cargo Group, in the China Burma Indian Headquarters.He worked for Haskins & Sells in […]

  • Cape Cod

    Robert W. Davis Jr.

    CHATHAM – Robert W. Davis Jr., of Chatham, formerly of Hingham, passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 27, 2018 at the age of 69.Bob, a devoted Red Sox fanatic, whose love for the team was inherited from his father, Bob Sr., and a New England sports fan in general, always had something to say about his favorite teams. That same team devotion included his alma mater, Slippery Rock University.His other passion was travel, taking him to all 50 states, a happy accomplishment. […]

  • Cape Cod

    Robert L. Hughes, 84

    CHATHAM – Robert L. Hughes, 84, died unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, August 30. He was the beloved husband of Terry Hughes for over 61 years, devoted father to his five children and doting grandfather to 12 grandchildren.Born in Montclair, New Jersey, Bob graduated from Montclair High School in 1952. On the advice of his father-in-law, Bob enlisted in the Army where he served for two years. He then attended and graduated from Seton Hall University with a BA in Business in 1959. […]

  • Cape Cod

    Nathan Cory Bickford, 31

    Marstons Mills – Nathan Cory Bickford, age 31, died on August 15, 2018 in Boston, MA. He was the beloved son of Kerry & Rick, brother of Jared, Caleb, Richard and Michael. Cherished uncle of Kaileigh, JJ, Jerry, Laura, Anna and Isaac. He also leaves many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.Nathan was born in Cambridge, MA and was raised in Barnstable, graduating from BHS’s dual-enrollment program in 2005. He was an honors student, played baseball, hockey and basketball and went on […]

  • Chelsea

    Obituaries 08-23-2018

    Daniel “Sonny” Cruz, Sr. February 02, 1929 – August 18, 2018 “Sonny” went home to a loving savior suddenly and unexpectedly on Saturday evening, August 18. He passed-on in the peaceful surroundings at the Roxbury home he shared with his son. He was 89 years old. Born in Wareham/Onset, he was one of several children given to the union of the late John Burt Cruz, Sr. and Caroline (Pina) Cruz. “Sonny” received his formal education attending schools in Onset and Wareham High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army, served during the Korean Conflict, was honorably discharged in 1952 at the rank of Corporal and returned home. He married the…

  • Winchester

    John Diarbakerly

    DIARBAKERLY, John of Winchester, passed away peacefully after a long illness on Sunday morning, September 2nd, 2018. Beloved husband of Marie Diarbakerly of Winchester for 37 years. Loving father of John Diarbakerly Jr. of Winchester, Christine Diarbakerly and Senator Joseph A. Boncore of Winthrop, Victor Diarbakerly of Winchester, and Kevin Michael Diarbakerly of Winchester. Dear brother of Janet Ghazi, Linda Garabedian and her husband Alishan of Sudbury, George Diarbakerly and his wife Silva of Belmont, Laurence Mary Nejeeb Diarbakerly of Chestnut Hill, and Mark Diarbakerly and his wife Regina, of Lincoln. John was also a beloved brother in law to Bouchra Wallet and her husband Michael of Ohio, Bashar Soukkar…