• Gardner

    Beverly Baxter

    Beverly Baxter Beverly A. “Bev” (Allison) Baxter, 76, of Hubbardston, died peacefully Saturday, September 8, 2018 in Wachusett Manor Nursing Home of Gardner, following an illness.             Born in Worcester on February 6, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Edmund and Anne (Leahy) Allison.             Bev graduated from Commerce High School of Worcester with the Class of 1960……

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Sean Albert Scott

      Sean Albert Scott May 26, 1950 – September 7, 2018 Sean Albert Scott, 68, passed away, Friday September 7th . Sean was born on May 26th, 1950 in St. Johns, Newfoundland to Colleen and John J. Scott Jr. He graduated from Littleton High School in 1968 and the University of Southern Mississippi in 1972, completing his college education in three years and earning two degrees in English and History. Sean was a general contractor for all of his life, building houses in Massachusetts and New…  

  • Vineyard Haven

    Rachel M. Buder

    Rachel M. Buder, 90, of Mashpee died on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, surrounded by her family, after a courageous, 10-year battle with lung cancer. Rachel was born in Putnam, Conn., the third of eight children of Edward and Antoinette Bourgeois. Rachel was employed until her retirement by the State of Connecticut as a nurse in an inpatient facility for special-needs adults. She drove and lived independently until recently, when she moved to live with her family on Martha’s Vineyard. Her pride and joy were her home and her yard and gardens, which she maintained in a meticulous manner. Rare was the day when she didn’t have…

  • Vineyard Haven

    Mabelle Adele Thompson

    Mabelle Adele (Giddings) Thompson, 91, died peacefully on Sept. 7, 2018, at her home in Oak Bluffs. She was predeceased by her husband, Samuel A. Thompson, in August 2012, and her son, Mark Alvin Thompson, and grandson, Austin Gordon Thompson. She is survived by her sons, Peter, Gordon, and David Thompson. Her graveside service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 12:30 pm in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Vineyard Avenue in Oak Bluffs, officiated by the Rev. Deborah Warner. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Mabelle Thompson and Millie R. Clements Scholarship at Northeastern University; Attention of: Patricia A. Flint, Northeastern University 402 CP, 716 Columbus…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Andre Jean Pierre

    Andre Jean Pierre Andre Jean Pierre, 56 of Hyde Park, passed away suddenly on September 5, 2018.  He is survived by his loving family, other relatives and friends.  Andre will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Andre Jean Pierre, 56 of Hyde Park, passed away suddenly on September 5, 2018.  He is survived by his loving family, other relatives and friends.  Andre will be missed by all who knew… View

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Vivian Taylor

    Vivian Taylor Vivian M. (Wyche) Taylor of Dorchester, September 7, 2018.  Devoted wife of John T. Taylor, Sr. of Dorchester. Beloved mother of Pamela Booker, Nichelle Taylor, and the late Robert Sultis, John T. Taylor Jr. and Carl D. Taylor. Dear sister of John Wyche of Dorchester. She is survived by a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren extended family and dear friends. Funeral service Friday at 11AM at Charles Street AME Church, …

  • Medford

    Diane M. (Kilmer) Ridgley 9/9/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Palm City Gardens,FL / Palm City,FL / Dracut,MA

    Diane M. (Kilmer) Ridgley, a resident of Medford, passed away at the Beverly Hospital in Beverly on Sunday, September 9, 2018. She was 78 years old. She was born in Boston on May 14, 1940, the daughter of the late Howard and Marie (Peyton) Kilmer. Diane had been employed as a Secretary for a high tech computer company, for many years. In her spare time, she enjoyed swimming, yoga and fencing. She also loved to bake and spend time gardening around her home. She will be dearly missed. She is survived by her loving children; John V. Ridgley, Jr. of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Kristen D. Ridgley of Dracut and…

  • Natick

    Lois Cotton 9/6/2018 12:00:00 AM Natick,MA

    Lois Fairbanks (Brown) Cotton, 88, passed away after a period of declining health on Thursday, September 6 in Metrowest, Natick. Born to the late Edwin and Ruth (Blake) Brown on September 6, 1930 in Newton, MA. She was a longtime resident of Natick. Lois enjoyed reading, doing word searches, socializing with all her friends and adopted family, also taking part in the many activities that were happening daily at Beaumont Nursing Home. Being a true New England Patriots fan, Lois would never miss a game. She is survived by her loving “adopted family:” Lisa Maclellan and her husband, Don and their children and grandchildren: Heather, Amber, Alex, John, Anastasia and…

  • Vineyard Haven

    Trina Ellen Kingsbury

    One of the worst times for a snow in quite a few years on Martha’s Vineyard was February 1944. Just outside the town of Vineyard Haven, Craig and Gertrude “Turk” Kingsbury were at home on the Kingsbury farm. With an 18-month-old daughter and the snow coming down heavily, Turk gave birth to a tiny little girl, 1½ months prematurely. Craig skied down to Tashmoo Farm, where they had a telephone, to call Dr. Cosgrove, who eventually came by the next day, and said he didn’t think the baby would live, as it weighed less than 4 pounds. A couple of weeks later, Craig ran into the doctor, who offered condolences…

  • Vineyard Haven

    David Danielson

    David “Davio” Danielson, a pioneering advocate for progressive politics and personal development who resided in Haydenville, died in Northampton on August 27, 2018, at the age of 79. The cause of death was tularemia. Danielson was known for the passion that marked all of his endeavors, and they were many: healthcare reform, Martha’s Vineyard real estate, personal growth workshops, political campaigns, spearfishing, playing the saxophone and Scrabble, crafting silly rhymes, and love of his wife, among others. He loved jazz and world music, and would often sing along to overheard songs. A true free spirit, he taught kids this lesson: “Talk to strangers!” Danielson spent over two decades working in…

  • Roslindale

    Margaret C. (MacLennan) Good 9/10/2018 12:00:00 AM Roslindale,MA

    GOOD, Margaret C. (MacLennan) of Roslindale, September 10, 2018. Beloved wife of the late John F. Good, Sr. Loving mother of John F. Good, Jr. and his wife Donna of W. Yarmouth, Michael W. Good and his wife Grace Ann of S. Easton, and the late Kathleen A. Donnelly. Mother-in-law of Jerry Donnelly. Devoted grandmother of Daniel, Suzanne, Michael, Kelly, Katelyn and Meaghan. Also survived by 11 great-grandchildren. Sister of the late William MacLennan. Visiting hours at the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Friday, September 14th from 8:30 -9:30am, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Pius X Church 101 Wolcott Rd. Milton at 10…

  • Roslindale

    William J. Higgins, Jr. 9/11/2018 12:00:00 AM Mansfield,MA / Roslindale,MA / Abington,MA / Rockland,MA

    Williams J. Higgins, Jr., 75 Dateline: Mansfield, MA William J. Higgins, Jr., age 75, of Mansfield, passed away with his loved ones by his side on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. He was the beloved husband of Lorraine M. (Macedo) Higgins, to whom he was wed for forty years. Born in Boston, MA on May 3, 1943, he was a loving son of the late William J., Sr. and Mary A. (Leader) Higgins. Bill grew up and was educated in the Roslindale section of Boston and was a graduate of Roslindale High School. He furthered his education, graduating from the Coyne Electrical School. He also…

  • Somerset

    Vicki Lynn (Cordeiro) Marques 9/10/2018 12:00:00 AM Somerset,MA

    SOMERSET – Vicki Lynn (Cordeiro) Marques, age 57 of Somerset, passed away on Monday, Sep. 10, 2018 in St. Anne’s Hospital. Vicki was the beloved significant other to Todd J. Mello of Somerset, and the daughter of the late John & Margaret (Rego) Cordeiro Jr. Vicki loved to do needlepoint and spend quality time with her family and friends. Survivors include her sons: Brandon Adam Teves of Exeter, RI and Matthew Thomas Marques of Somerset; siblings: Donna Souza of Tiverton, RI, James Rego of Fall River, John Cordeiro of Warwick, RI, the late Tracy Cordeiro; and Jennifer Cordeiro of Fall River; and nieces, nephews, and cousins. Vicki’s funeral service will…

  • Somerville

    Anthony Robert Giordano 9/11/2018 12:00:00 AM Somerville,MA / Medford,MA / Billerica,MA / Malden,MA

    Anthony Robert Giordano of Somerville died on Tuesday, September 11. Raised and educated in Medford, he was the son of the late Joseph and Marcella (Rosati) Giordano. Anthony was employed as an electrical technician in the computer industry. Anthony was the beloved husband of Theresa (Pena) Giordano, and the devoted father of April Sullivan and her husband Mark of Malden, Andria Larcome and her husband Robert of Freemont, New Hampshire, Angela Giordano of Somerville, and the late Aaron Anthony Giordano. He was the loving grandfather of Natalie and Charlotte Sullivan, Madison, Cameron and Ava Larcome, and Joseph and Nadia Giordano. Anthony was the dear brother of Marilyn Cerullo of Billerica,…

  • Wakefield

    Malcolm Indeck 9/11/2018 12:00:00 AM Peabody,MA / Wakefield,MA

    INDECK, Malcolm, 90, of Peabody, formerly of Wakefield September 11th. Beloved husband of Selma (Slotnick) Indeck. Devoted father of Pamela Indeck & Harvey E. Indeck. Dear brother of Harvey Indeck & his wife Dottie 7 the late Albert & Bernard Indeck. Loving grandfather of Jacob Indeck & Cameron Brown. Late US Army Veteran Korean War. Private services will be held at the Torf Funeral Chapel 151 Washington Ave., Chelsea, followed by burial in the Everett cemeteries. Contributions in his name may be made to Care Dimensions 75 Sylvan St. Ste. B-102 Danvers, MA 01923. Mal had three passions in his life. First, was his family. Family was everything to him.…