• Milford,  Uxbridge,  Whitinsville

    Ann Marie Dumont

    Ann Marie Dumont April 30, 1942 – September 6, 2018 Ann Marie (LeBel) Dumont, 76, of Douglas, passed away peacefully surrounded by her beloved family on September 6, 2018. … View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Charlestown

    CHARLES F. “CHUCK” PAZ 9/7/2018 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA

    Charles F. “Chuck” Paz, a lifelong Charlestown resident, entered into eternal life suddenly on Friday, September 7, 2018 at his home. He was 80 years of age. Chuck was born in Somerville on November 16, 1937, a son of the late Faustino Paz and Ethel I. (Kenney) Paz. He grew up in Charlestown where he was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Boston Technical High School in 1955. He later continued his education at Northeastern University. When Chuck was a young man, he took responsibility for his family when his parents passed away. He worked for 30 years as an Electrical Engineer for Thompson Engineering in…

  • Dorchester

    VINCENT J. KLEPONIS 9/6/2018 12:00:00 AM Dorchester,MA

    KLEPONIS, VINCENT J. of Dorchester, on September 6, 2018. Beloved husband (73 years) of the late Anna Christina (Gaputis) Kleponis. Dear father of Barbara and her husband Charles Greland, Kathleen and her husband James Rowlings, Joseph and his wife Ileana (Russo) Kleponis, and Patricia and her husband Vincent Santoni. Cherished Grandpa of Catherine (Greland) and Michael Dineen, Angela Rowlings, Andrew and Brigid (Byrne) Rowlings and Thomas and Julie (O’Brien) Rowlings. Loving Great Grandpa of Michael, Brendan, Luke and Shannon. Son of the late Peter and Elizabeth (Kudrevicius) Kleponis. Brother of Ann Kleponis, Frances Zinka, Virginia Laufer and the late Mary, Albert, Sister Christine CJC, and Joan. Brother-in-law of Joseph and…

  • Quincy

    Elvira A. “Vera” Grillo 9/8/2018 12:00:00 AM Marblehead,MA / Medford,MA / Malden,MA / Arlington,MA / Quincy,MA

    Elvira A.”Vera” Grillo, of Marblehead, formerly of Medford, died Saturday, September 8th. She was 95. Born in Somerville. She was the daughter of the late Chester and Josephine (Russo) Grillo. Vera was an expert when it came to gardening. A green thumb came naturally. With help from her loving brother in-law Ralph, their yard always looked beautiful. She was extremely dedicated to her garden, planting perennials and annuals at various times of the year so that her garden was at constant bloom. When Vera was not in her garden, she was with her family. They were her pride and joy, especially her nieces, nephew and great-nieces and nephew., She loved…

  • Springfield

    Adrienne A. Caulton

    Adrienne A. Caulton Send Flowers October 13, 1938 – September 04, 2018 Adrienne A. Caulton, 79, was called home on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Born in Springfield, MA on October 13, 1938 to Beatrice and Robert Henderson View full obituary

  • Tewksbury

    John F. Merrill 9/7/2018 12:00:00 AM Methuen,MA / Lawrence,MA / Tewksbury,MA / Billerica,MA / Andover,MA

    John F. Merrill, 76, of Billerica passed away on Friday, September 7th at Lahey Hospital in Burlington. The son of the late George “Frank” and Catherine (Darby) Merrill he was bon in Methuen on September 5th 1942. Mr. Merrill joined the Air Force where he served honorably as a heavy equipment operator. After his service Mr. Merrill ran heavy equipment for the Anderson Window Company. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson, playing golf and pool, as well as spending time at the Moose Lodge in N. Reading and the DAV in Tewksbury. Most of all he loved to spend time with his family ad friends. Mr. Merrill is pre-deceased by…

  • Woburn

    CAROL A. McCLELLAN 9/7/2018 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA / Melrose,MA / Woburn,MA

    Carol A. McClellan, an 18 year resident of Glen, New Hampshire and formerly of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Friday, September 7, 2018 at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. She was 72 years of age. Carol was born in Boston on December 19, 1945, a daughter of the late Frank H. McClellan and Catherine T. (McLaughlin) McClellan. She grew up in Charlestown where she was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Charlestown High School in 1963. She also furthered her education and received her Associates Degree. Carol worked as an Office Manager for Mintz, Levin Law Firm in Boston from 1978 to 1987 and…

  • New Bedford

    Moises P. Frois

    FROIS: of Dartmouth, Aug. 30, 2018, Moises P., 77. Widower of Clelia (Cunha) Frois. Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Waring-Sullivan Home at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Road, Dartmouth. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. George Church, 12 Highland Ave., Westport. Burial in St. John’s Cemetery. www.waring-sullivan.com

  • New Bedford

    Dorothy E. Garcia

    GARCIA: of New Bedford and Ohio, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, Dorothy E. Widow of Antone M. Garcia. Visiting hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Waring Sullivan Home at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven, with a memorial service at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be private. www.waring-sullivan.com

  • New Bedford

    Elaine R. Santos, 59

     DARTMOUTH — Elaine R. (Moore) Santos, 59, of Dartmouth passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018 at Massachusetts General Hospital after a brief courageous battle with leukemia. She was the wife of August M. “Gus” Santos.Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Thomas S. and Mary (Morgan) Moore, she lived in Dartmouth for the last 30 years.She was a member of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church.Mrs. Santos was employed as a fifth grade teacher at the […]

  • New Bedford

    Roy L. Thomas Jr., 93

     FREETOWN — Roy L. Thomas Jr., 93, of Freetown, passed away on September 6, 2018, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. For more than 34 years, he was the loving husband of Delia Thomas. Born in Auburn, MA, in 1925, Roy was the son of the late Roy L. Thomas Sr. and the late Ruth Miller Thomas. As a 17-year-old, Roy volunteered to fight in World War II and served with distinction, honored with various awards including the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. […]

  • New Bedford

    Dr. Eleanor J. Pontes, 80

    NEW BEDFORD — Dr. Eleanor J. Pontes, 80, of New Bedford, died suddenly on Saturday, September 1, 2018.Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Frank L. and Florence (Almeida) Pontes, she lived in the Bronx, New York for much of her professional life. She returned to the New Bedford area at retirement.Eleanor was committed to the value of education, both her own and that of others. She held a B.S. in Education from Westfield State University, a M.Ed. from Bridgewater […]

  • New Bedford

    Anthony S. Zielinski Jr., 87

     FAIRHAVEN — Anthony S. Zielinski Jr., 87, of Fairhaven went home to the Lord on Thursday, September 6, 2018. He is the husband of the late Marguerite A. (Daley) Zielinski.Born in New Bedford, the son of Anthony S. and Stella (Pabis) Zielinski, he resided most of his life in Dartmouth.Anthony graduated from New Bedford High School, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, and Portia Law School. He was a veteran of the Korean War and served aboard the carrier USS […]

  • New Bedford

    Gil S. Souto Jr., 93

     NEW BEDFORD — Gil S. Souto, Jr., 93, of New Bedford passed away September 7, 2018 at Alden Court Nursing Care & Rehabilitation Center. He was husband of the late Lillian (Correia) Souto.Mr. Souto was born in New Bedford, son of the late Gil S., Sr. and Anna F. (Costa) Souto, and was a lifelong resident of the city. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish at St. James Church and a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. He was employed as an Executive Vice […]

  • New Bedford

    Leonarda Roque Craveiro, 98

     NEW BEDFORD — Leonarda Roque Craveiro, age 98, of New Bedford passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018 at the Royal Taber Nursing Home. She was the beloved wife of the late Joao Roque and the late Americo J. Craveiro and the daughter of the late Aurelio and Maria Encarnacao Almeida.Leonarda was born in Nabainhos, Portugal and moved to New Bedford in 1958. She was a loving homemaker to her family.She is survived by her children, Maria L. Santos and her […]

  • New Bedford

    Patrick J. OKeefe

    DARTMOUTH — Patrick “Pat” OKeefe died December 30, 2017 in South Beach Florida after a life long illness. He was the son of Lindelle E. OKeefe and the late Dennis E. OKeefe.He is survived by his two sisters Penny OKeefe and Kimlin OKeefe; four children: Linden OKeefe, Perry OKeefe, Caitlin OKeefe and Brendon OKeefe; as well as three grandchildren: Mackenzie Almeida, Lylianah Almeida and Gwendolyn OKeefe.Pat spent many years as a commercial fisherman in New Bedford and […]

  • New Bedford

    Donald Savino, 81

    NEW BEDFORD — Donald Savino, 81, of Swifts Beach, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018 in New Bedford. Donald was born in New Bedford, the son of the late Eva (Shaer) and Oreste A. Savino.He attended New Bedford Public Schools and was a U.S. Army veteran. He enjoyed bird watching, kayaking, and cross-country skiing. He was a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club, the Local 3 Bricklayers Union, and the Evangelical Zion Church in West Wareham.He is survived by his […]

  • New Bedford

    John C. Armstrong, 91

    FRIENDSHIP, ME — John Creighton Armstrong, 91, of Friendship and Falmouth, Maine, passed away on August 28, 2018 at his home in Friendship. John was born on April 12, 1927 to Robert Weeks Armstrong and Edith Creighton Armstrong in Winchester, MA. He grew up in Winchester, attending Winchester public schools, followed by a post-graduate year at Deerfield Academy. He went on to the US Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY. He excelled in mechanical classes, studying steam turbines, […]

  • New Bedford

    John A. Sylvia, 93

    DARTMOUTH — John A. Sylvia, 93, of Dartmouth, passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Hathaway Manor in New Bedford. He was the beloved husband of Alice F. Sylvia who passed away on May 29, 2018.Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Antone E. and Mary (Medeiros) Sylvia, John was a long-time resident of Dartmouth and a communicant of St. Mary’s Church, Dartmouth.Mr. Sylvia proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II, attaining the rank of Seaman […]

  • Fitchburg

    Martin j. Springer

    Ashby: Martin J. Springer, 76, of Ashby, died unexpectedly Friday, September 7, 2018 at Health Alliance – Leominster Hospital after being stricken ill at home earlier that day. Mr. Springer was born in Wausau, Wisconsin, September 14, 1941 a son of Joseph M. and Valerie (Pempek) Springer and has resided in Ashby for 34 years. He leaves his wife of 51 years, Linda J. (White) Springer; a daughter, Sandra A. Springer and her husband, Craig G. Gunderson of Guilford, CT; three grandchildren, Samuel Gunderson, Henry Gunderson, and Anna Gunderson; and Linda’s son, Michael Massa and his wife, Joanne and their son Nicholas of Pennsylvania . He was the brother of…

  • Wilmington

    Anthony J. Visconti

    Anthony J. Visconti, age 77, of Norwich, CT, formerly of Wilmington, MA, passed away unexpectedly at home on September 7, 2018. Anthony was the beloved father of Elizabeth Visconti of Litchfield, NH and Jennifer Goddard of Hebron, CT, loving “Papa” of Jeremy Goddard, cherished son of the late Anthony and Anna (Lazzaro) Visconti, dear brother of Annette Shelley & her husband Bob of Wilmington, the late Anna Visconti, Joseph Visconti & his wife Joan, Andrew Visconti and Mary Lou Ricci. Brother-in-law of Jennie Visconti and Louis Ricci both of Reading. Anthony is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins, and friends. Family and friends will gather for…

  • Wilmington

    David J. Maison

    David J. “Dave” Maison, age 67, of Wilmington, passed away suddenly on September 7, 2018. Dave was the beloved husband of Rebecca L. (Vergis) Maison, devoted father of Kate Ackermann & her husband Brian of Wilmington, Allyssa Maison-Mirza & her husband Aurangzeb of Nanuet, NY, Dannielle Maison of Wilmington and David J. Maison, Jr. & his fiancée Mallory Stover of Medway, loving “Papa” of Brian David, Malin Elise and Aydin Zain, cherished son of Mabel G. (Woodland) Maison of Ft. Myers, FL and the late Joe Maison, dear brother of Pamela Deveau, Paula Hoyt, Leo Maison all of New Hampshire, Patty DeYoung, Susan Wolgamuth both of Virginia and Joseph Maison…

  • Newton

    Martin (Murt) Gruber

    Gruber, Martin (Murt) N., of Canton, MA, formally of Hull and Randolph, passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family on September 8, 2018. Beloved husband of Charlotte (Katz) Gruber of Canton, MA. Loving father of Linda Gruber and Jeffrey Gruber. Devoted grandfather of Allison Polin and husband Kyle Polin, Heidi Gruber, and Jared Gruber. Son of the late Ida (Kaitz) and Herman Gruber. He is survived by his two sisters; Ruth Geisler and Frances Pearlman, and the late Mary Gruber. Martin was a pharmacist for 60 years. He was past President of  BARD (Boston Association of Retail Druggists); Past President of Temple Israel of Nantasket. He enjoyed spending time with…

  • Holliston

    Gloria J. Sullivan

    Holliston- Gloria J. Sullivan, 93, of Holliston, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018. Born in Ludlow, she was the daughter of the late Celina (Parent) and Arthur Coderre. She was the wife of the late John Edward Sullivan. In her younger years, Gloria worked as an obstetrical nurse at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Prospect St. Manor in Cambridge, and St. Patrick’s Manor in Framingham. After retiring from nursing, she worked at Jo Ann Fabrics and taught quilting in her home. She was a former member of St. John’s Church in Cambridge, where she was the choir director and organist. She enjoyed playing the piano, knitting, sewing, crocheting, puzzles, gardening and…


    Ronald G. Peters 8/31/2018 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    WORCESTER: Ronald G. Peters, 60, of Overlook Drive, died unexpectedly on Friday August 31 in his home. He leaves four sisters; Sandra E. Jerome of Leicester, Karen R. Frykberg and her husband Glenn of Spencer, Janice E. Peters and her husband Charles Cummiskey of Spencer, Michele C. Rutman of Worcester and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister Susan P. Rainsford. Ron was born in Worcester, son of Aleck and Jean (Cutting) Peters. He attended Worcester Public Schools. He was a machinist for many years before retiring. He enjoyed fishing and computers. Funeral services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu…

  • Malden

    Jose R. Cortez 9/2/2018 12:00:00 AM Malden,MA

    June 15, 1972 – Septiembre 2, 2018 Jose R. Cortez–46, A resident of Malden, formerly of Peru, died on September 2, 2018 . Jose was the son of Maria Esperanza y Rosendo, the beloved husband of Rosa Gamonal of Malden and the father of James, Jeremi, Jamir, Jack and Joselin. He was the dear brother of Mercedes, Victor and John. Jose is also survived by many loving relatives and friends. He will be greatly missed. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation at the A.J. Spadafora Funeral Home, 865 Main St., Malden on Tuesday morning from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. followed by a Service at the funeral home at…

  • Fitchburg

    Jean K. Belliveau

    Groton: Jean Kirkwood (Ronald) Belliveau, 81, of Groton, formerly of Boxborough, and Easley, South Carolina, died Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at her home. Her husband of 54 years, Joseph “Joe” Albert Camille Belliveau, died in 2016. The two shared a special bond and were rarely apart from each other. Jean and Joe enjoyed traveling the globe, spending time in Southeast Asia and Puerto Rico. In retirement, they explored the Southeast United States in their motor home. Jean leaves her two daughters, Julie E. Ward and Linda L. Hass, both of Townsend; her son and daughter-in-law, Michael J. and Anne Belliveau of Wenham; her sister-in-law, Cristina (de Yturralde) Ronald of Toronto,…

  • Chelsea

    Obituaries 09-06-2018

    Richard Ronald Buzderewicz In loving memory Richard Ronald Buzderewicz of Chelsea, born August 7, 1954 died in late July of 2018. He is survived by his son, Richard Buzderewicz Jr. of Stoneham and his son’s mother, Jill Betley.  He is also survived by his brothers: Francis of El Mirage AZ, Robert of Rockland, ME, David of Hampton, NH and by his sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.  Richie was predeceased by his brothers: Joe of Dover, NH, John of Quincy and his parents, Joseph S. and Dorothy [Seeley] Buzderewicz of Chelsea. Richard attended Chelsea schools and later became a very talented carpenter who worked many construction jobs around Greater Boston.  He enjoyed boating and…

  • Cape Cod

    Nancy R. Erickson, 91

    BARRE/WEST YARMOUTH – Nancy R. Erickson, 91, died Thursday, September 6, 2018 in Cape Cod Hospital.She was born in West Brookfield the daughter of Henrietta and Newton Rowden. She worked for several fur salons in Worcester and 25 years at Boston Fur Salons. Later she was a volunteer at Cape Cod Hospital in her 80’s.Nancy leaves her children Sandra Curci, Edward Erickson,Jr.& his wife Catherine, Robert Erickson & his wife Debra, Robin Santo & her husband William and […]

  • Lynn

    Anne Bryant, 82

    FAIRVIEW, Pa. — Anne Bryant, age 82, of Fairview, Pa., passed away at her residence Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born Feb. 3, 1936 in Boston, where she was raised in the “Home for Catholic Children.” Anne is survived by her beloved husband of 54 years, Donald Bryant. Anne loved her cats, Jackie and Jamie, and was a devoted animal lover. She will be missed dearly and forever in our hearts.   The post Anne Bryant, 82 appeared first on Itemlive.

  • Lynn

    Irene M. Woolf, 59

    LYNN — Irene Mary Woolf, a longtime resident of Lynn, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 in the NSMC-Salem Hospital at the age of 59. Born in Lynn on July 29, 1959, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Ann (Ozahowski) Gastonguay. Irene was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School with the Class of 1977. She worked for many years as a restaurant manager for various North Shore KFC restaurants. In her spare time, Irene enjoyed knitting and crocheting as well as baking for friends and family. Irene is survived by her husband, Kenneth S. Woolf of Lynn; her…

  • Lynn

    Claire A. Palumbo

    LYNNFIELD — Claire A. Palumbo (Carlson),  of Lynnfield, passed away quietly at her home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. Claire was born in Lynn on May 4, 1934. She went to Lynn Classical High School and attended Kathryn Gibbs School. She also graduated as a medical assistant with whom she went  alongside her daughter, Paula Chabra. Claire and her family have been residents of Lynnfield for 42 years. Claire loved oil painting, long walks, art classes but truly loved spending time with her family. She worked at General Electric in Lynn, and later opened up two businesses, which she ran with her daughter Paula. Claire…