• Beverly

    Richard J. Broderick

    Richard J. Broderick September 7, 1921 – September 20, 2018 BEVERLY- Richard J. Broderick, age 97 a lifelong resident of Beverly, passed away Thursday afternoon, September 20, 2018… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Boston

    Alexander Salazar Brea 9/21/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Alexander Salazar Brea, age 37, of Boston, passed away on September 21, 2018. Visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Thursday September 27 from 6-9 PM. His family will gather again at the funeral home on Friday September 28 from 10am until 11am before traveling to Oaklawn Cemetery, Roslindale for interment services.

  • Brockton

    Linda O. Hailey 9/24/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA / Middleboro,MA / Sturbridge,MA / Springfield,MA

    Linda O. (Gaines) Hailey, age 70, of Middleboro, died peacefully surrounded by family August 23, 2018. Linda was born in Oberlin, OH, the daughter of Dorothy (Stewart) (Gaines) Wright of Sturbridge, and the late Harold L. Gaines. She was raised and educated in Springfield and Worcester, and was a graduate of Worcester South High School. She furthered her education and graduated from Hampton University in Virginia, and received her Masters’ degree in education in 1982 from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, to be followed by a Doctoral program at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Linda’s accomplishments are too numerous to mention. Educating and creating well rounded children was important to…

  • Chicopee

    Helen Bonatakis 9/20/2018 12:00:00 AM Chicopee,MA

    Helen (Bitsakis) Bonatakis passed away on September 20, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on the island of Crete, Greece. She was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Olga (Drakakis) Bitsakis. She was a long-standing member of Sts.Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Chicopee and a member of the Cretan Ladies Philopthos Society. Helen worked as a seamstress for many years before retirement. She loved to cook Greek food and have holiday gatherings with her family. She also enjoyed gardening, sewing, and entertaining. Helen is predeceased by her husband, Kasti Bonatakis, who passed away in May of 2016. She is survived by her beloved family:…

  • Chicopee

    Rita L. (Fredette) Drobot Menard 9/23/2018 12:00:00 AM Chicopee,MA

    Rita L. (Fredette) Drobot Menard, age 88, passed away on Sept. 23, 2018 at the Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Ludlow. She was born on March 10, 1930 in Chicopee and has been a lifelong resident. Rita was a daughter of the late Joseph and Lucy (Frodyma) Fredette. Rita was a communicant of St Stanislaus Basilica and a former member of the Rosary Society of St Stanislaus. She is predeceased by her first husband Joseph Drobot, by her second husband Edmund Menard and by an infant, Baby Drobot. She is survived by her son Joseph Drobot and his wife Paulette of Ludlow; 2 daughters Doreen Drobot of Chicopee and Mary Ann…

  • Chicopee

    Raymond E. “Ray” Paquette 9/23/2018 12:00:00 AM Chicopee,MA

    CHICOPEE ~ Raymond E. “Ray” Paquette, 67, of the Fairview section of Chicopee, was Called Safely Home on Sunday, September 23, 2018. He passed into Eternal Life at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield surrounded by the care and comfort of his loving family. He was born in Holyoke on December 26, 1950, a beloved son of the late Gaston J. and Rita M. (Provost) Paquette. Ray was raised in Chicopee, graduated from Chicopee Comprehensive High School in 1969 and had lived in South Hadley before returning to Chicopee in 2007. He served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and attained the rank of Specialist Fourth…

  • Chicopee

    Ingeborg Maria (Hoelter) Martino 9/23/2018 12:00:00 AM Chicopee,MA

    CHICOPEE ~ Ingeborg Maria (Hoelter) Martino, 81, of the Fairview section of Chicopee, was Called to Biker’s Heaven on Sunday, September 23, 2018. She entered into Eternal Life at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield surrounded by the care and comfort of her loving family. She was born in Gelsenkirchen, Germany on December 6, 1936, the beloved daughter of the late Georg Wilhelm and Elisabeth (Bauer) Hoelter. She was raised and educated in Wiesbaden, Germany and immigrated to Shreveport, Louisiana in 1957. She became a U.S. Citizen in 1961 and moved to Chicopee in 1964. She later moved to the Fairview section of Chicopee in 1970 where she lived the remainder…

  • Dedham

    Bruno G. Ferzoco 9/24/2018 12:00:00 AM Dedham,MA

    Ferzoco, Bruno G. 80, of Westwood, formerly of Dedham, passed away with his loving family by his side on September 24, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife Maria (Teti), his children: Dr. Victor Ferzoco and daughter-in-law Dr. Fern Wirth of Wellesley, Dr. Stephen Ferzoco and girlfriend Karyn Kenney of Wellesley, and Esther (Ferzoco) Bertrand and son-in-law Matthew Bertrand of Westwood, MA., and his brother, Cleto Ferzoco of Medford, MA. He was the devoted Papa to Nicole, Brian, Michael and Ethan Ferzoco of Wellesley and Adam and Sophia Bertrand of Westwood. Born in Corfinio, Italy, he was the son of the late Vittorio and Esterina (Fallavollita) Ferzoco of Hyde…

  • Fall River

    Richard C. Levin

    Richard C. Levin April 30, 1928 – September 23, 2018 Attorney Richard C. Levin, 90, of Fall River, husband of Ruth (Lider) Levin, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2018. … View Details

  • Gardner

    Frederic St. Pierre

    Frederic St. Pierre Frederick J. “Bill” St. Pierre, 87, of Baldwinville, formerly of Gardner, died peacefully Friday, September 14, 2018 in Alliance Health at Baldwinville.             Born in Winchendon on April 3, 1931, he was the son of the late Wilfred and Regina (Laplant) St. Pierre.             Bill was a graduate of Winchendon High School. He was employed by UC Press of Leomins…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Jim Henshaw

      Jim Henshaw August 3, 1934 – September 24, 2018 Jim Henshaw, 84,of Harvard, MA died peacefully in his sleep on September 24. He is survived by his wife, Pam Henshaw; two children and their spouses, Simon Henshaw and Jackie Greene and Sarah and Ken Johnson; and five grandchildren, Maddie, Sandy, Sam, Mick, and Jack. Jim was born in London; he and Pam met when they were 11. They emigrated, with their children, to the U.S. in 1965, settling in Harvard, on Tahanto Trail, in 1967. Jim…  

  • LEICESTER

    Linda L. (Lehtinen) Buckley 9/24/2018 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Linda L. (Lehtinen) Buckley, 84, formerly of 30 Pleasant St., died peacefully, Monday, Sept. 24 at Harrington Memorial Hospital in Southbridge. Her husband of 50 years, Thomas E. Buckley, Sr. died in 2000. She leaves her 6 sons; Thomas E. Buckley, Jr. and his wife Linda of Leicester, James R. Buckley and his wife Frances of Auburn, Leon R. Buckley and his wife Terri, and Raymond W. Buckley all of Leicester, John E. Buckley and his fiance Sharon Lynch of Jacksonville, FL., Francis K. Buckley and his wife Mary of Spencer, and Henry R. Buckley of Ft.Lauderdale, FL., her daughter Cheryl G. Tebo and her husband John of Rochdale,…

  • Lexington

    Mildred Trunfio

    Mildred Trunfio September 22, 2018 Trunfio, Mildred (Venuti) of Peabody, formerly of Lexington, September 22, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Anthony P. Trunfio. Loving mother of Paul A. Trunfio View full obituary

  • Natick

    Steven Lucas 9/19/2018 12:00:00 AM Natick,MA / South Yarmouth,MA / Framingham,MA

    SOUTH YARMOUTH: Steven R. Lucas (Luke), 65, of South Yarmouth, formerly of Natick and Millis, MA died Wednesday, September 19th in Wareham Healthcare Center of Wareham, MA. Luke is survived by his daughter: Derri Lucas and her long-time partner David Oxton of Knox, ME; his grandchildren: Kiana Oxton and Anastasia Oxton of Knox, ME; his sister: Carole Lucas and her long-time partner Peter Cooney of South Yarmouth, MA; his brothers: Edward Lucas of Northbridge, MA; Wayne Lucas and his wife Lauren of Grafton, MA; David Lucas and his wife Jean of Watertown, MA; his ex-wife and lifelong friend; Patti Lucas and her companion Al of Belfast, ME; several aunts and…

  • Natick

    Pearl Shea 9/21/2018 12:00:00 AM Natick,MA / Framingham,MA

    Pearl Swanson Shea, age 87, of Framingham, MA, died on September 21, 2018. Born in Ely, MN on November 21, 1930. Parents – Samuel Swanson and Eleanor Hyatt. She attended and graduated from Ely High School and Ely Junior College. Her first job was as a switchboard operator in Ely. After working as a secretary in Chicago, IL, she joined the Red Cross, working in Minneapolis and Walker, MN, before being assigned in 1952 to work as part of the Red Cross staff at Camp Chitose in Hokkaido, Japan. There she converted to Roman Catholicism and then met First Lieutenant Henry (Hank) Joseph Shea, who was returning from fighting in…

  • Quincy

    Marion C. Tantillo 9/19/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA / Quincy,MA

    Marion C. (Grant) (Ostroski)) Tantillo, age 95, of Brockton, died peacefully September 19, 2018. Marion was the wife of the late James Tantillo and Anthony Ostroski. Born in New York, she was the daughter of the late George and Elsie (Sanders) Grant. Raised and educated in Quincy, Marion had been a resident of Brockton since 1960. Over the years, she had been a waitress and hostess at the Toll House, Christos and D’Ann’s restaurants, and for many years assisted the elderly in their homes. Marion loved to cook, spend time in her home with her family and pets and decorate the house for the holidays. Marion is survived by her…

  • Reading

    Francesca Gaudino 9/22/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Reading,MA / Palmetto Bay,FL / East Boston,MA

    Francesca Gaudino passed away surrounded by her loving family at the Sawtelle Hospice House of Reading. She was 94. Born and raised in Augusta, Sicily, she was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Domenica (Bonaccorso) Poli. In 1960 Francesca and her husband Giovanni brought their young family to the United States on the ship Christopher Columbus, from Naples to Boston and lived in East Boston before settling in Medford in 1969. Upon arrival in the states they encountered some hardship but through strength, faith, commitment and love continued on to raise and support a loving and happy family. Francesca was a naturally talented seamstress who learned her art in…

  • Springfield

    Pedro Cruz Rodriguez

    Pedro Cruz Rodriguez Send Flowers August 28, 1983 – September 09, 2018 Pedro was a humble guy full of life there was so much good in him to say other wise he was determined to get ahead View full obituary

  • Taunton

    Annette “Jean” Dennen 9/24/2018 12:00:00 AM Taunton,MA

    In Taunton, Annette “Jean” Dennen, Age 85, passed away peacefully in Longmeadow Nursing Home while surrounded by her loving family. Jean was the wife of the late Richard J. Dennen. She was born in Taunton, the daughter of the late Manuel & Belle (Thibault) Silvia. Jean was educated in Taunton schools and had resided here all her life. She was employed at the former Renee Curtain Factory, K Mart and enjoyed doing child care at the YMCA until she was 80 years old. Jean enjoyed dancing, dining out, traveling, visiting Disney World, singing in the church choir and above all cherished her time with family. She is survived by her…

  • Watertown

    Carolee Belcher 9/20/2018 12:00:00 AM Watertown,MA

    Belcher, Carolee (Porch) a resident of Watertown MA, passed away peacefully on September 20, 2018. Carolee was born in Cambridge, MA on February 27, 1931 to Kathleen and Walter Porch, where she attended Cambridge High and Latin School and raised her family. She spent her summers on Martha’s Vineyard, where she and her family enjoyed their time together in Edgartown and Chilmark. Carolee worked for the Visiting Nurse Association of Boston for many years and was well known in Boston’s North End. Carolee was preceded in death by her husband, Russell W. Belcher and her siblings, Kathleen and Walter. She is survived by her three children and their spouses David…

  • Watertown

    Paul Airasian

    View Paul Airasian A Funeral Mass for Paul M. Airasian will be celebrated on Friday September 28th, 2018 at 9 am in the Church of St. Patrick, Watertown.   Mr. Airasian, a son of the late Peter S. and Anna E. (Calles) Airasian passed away unexpectedly in his home on Sunday morning, September 23ed, 2018.  Paul was 70 years of age.   Paul was born and grew up in Watertown, graduating with the class of 1966 from Watertown High School. In 1970 he graduated from UMass Amherst. After…

  • Massachusetts Death Notices

    Doris H. (Fitzgerald) Armstrong 9/21/2018 12:00:00 AM Webster,MA

    WEBSTER – Doris H. (Fitzgerald) Armstrong, 81, died Friday, September 21, 2018 in Cape Heritage Rehab, Sandwich, after an illness. She leaves her husband of 34 years, Joseph P. Armstrong; 4 children, Robert Hanlon and his wife Patricia of Plainfield, CT, twins Jean and Joan Hanlon of Belmont, and Susan Hanlon of Webster; 2 step-children, Majorie Geddry and her husband Bernie of Franklin, and Jonathan Armstrong and his wife Mary of Mashpee; 7 grandchildren, including Alisha, Christopher and Tyler whom she raised; 5 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, Charles Fitzgerald of Webster, Victor Fitzgerald of Florida and Brian Fitzgerald of Stoughton; 3 sisters, Julia Nicholson and Joan Walsh, both of Webster, and…

  • Massachusetts Death Notices

    Joseph A. Borowski 9/24/2018 12:00:00 AM Webster,MA

    WEBSTER – Joseph A. Borowski, 77, died Monday, September 25, 2018 in Brookside Rehab & Nursing Center after period of declining health. His wife of 48 years, Charlotte (Lamb) Borowski, died in 2015. He leaves a brother, David Borowski of Fabyan, CT; and several nephew and nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces. He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Patricia Betley and Joanne Houle. He was born and raised in Webster, the son of Joseph and Gladys (Gontowski) Borowski and lived here all his life. He graduated from Bartlett High Trade School. He served in the Army National Guard in the 1960’s. Mr. Borowski was a machine operator at Cranston Print…

  • West Roxbury

    George P. Hagan 9/22/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA / Boston,MA / West Roxbury,MA / Dedham,MA / Foxboro,MA / Roslindale,MA

    George P. Hagan age 71 of Brockton, died Saturday September 22, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center after a brief illness. He was the loving husband of the late Patricia (Donnelly) Hagan. George was born in Boston and raised in Roslindale a son of the late Joseph and Rita (Chartier) Hagan and had lived in Brockton for the past 33 years. A 1965 graduate of Charlestown High School, George served in the US Army stationed in Phubai, Vietnam with the 513th Maintenance Battalion. He had been a long time member of the American Legion, DAV Chapter 50 in Rockland and was a volunteer in the Brockton VA Medical Center.…

  • West Roxbury

    Mary T. (Nee) Casey 9/23/2018 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA / Brighton,MA

    CASEY, Mary T. (Nee) of West Roxbury, formerly of Brighton, died in the comfort of her sons on September 23, 2018. Beloved wife of the late John J. Casey. Loving mother of Jay and his wife Brenda Kierstead of Cambelton, New Brunswick Canada, Paul and his wife Joan Casey of Chestnut Hill, David and Doug Casey of West Roxbury and Thomas Casey of Chicago, IL. Devoted grandmother of Brennan Casey, Hillary Casey, Ronan Casey, Garrett Casey and Kerian Jobczynski- Casey. Cherished great-grandmother of Caleb and Evan Casey. Dear sister of Eileen Taylor of Maine, John Nee of South Dennis and the late Thomas Nee and Kathleen Moore. She was the…

  • Weymouth

    Helen Rita Manning 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AM Clermont,FL / Weymouth,MA

    Patriot Ledger – Wednesday 781-337-0050 Helen R. Manning Helen Rita Manning “Rita” age 82, of Clermont, FL died peacefully September 18,2018 at the Cornerstone Hospice in FL. Helen was the wife of the late Joseph E. Manning. Rita was the mother of her sons, Mark of Nowell, MA and Paul and his wife Berenice of Arlington, VA, and her daughters, Kerrie and her husband Steve of Orlando, FL, Kathleen and her late husband Gary of Dunedin, FL, and Michelle and her husband Brian of Abington, MA. Helen also leaves her grandchildren, Mackenzie, Erika, Morgan, Joseph and Benjamin and her beloved dog, Benji. Rita was born and lived in Weymouth before…

  • Weymouth

    Arnold Turner 9/20/2018 12:00:00 AM Weymouth,MA

    Arnold Turner, age 91, passed away on September 20, 2018. Arnold was born, raised, and educated in Boston. He moved to Weymouth in 1943 where he has resided ever since. Arnold studied at Mass Art, was an accomplished artist, and a member of the Quincy, Weymouth, and Braintree Art Associations where he received many awards for his work. He worked as a Graphic Artist most of his life at Rand Press, New England Litho, Court Square Press, and ran his own company for almost 20 years called Hierographics. Arnold also loved ice skating and even worked at being an accomplished dance skater. Arnold enjoyed bowling, travelling to destinations including but…

  • Worcester County

    Leo Riopel 9/20/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Leo J. Riopel, 83, of Worcester died Thursday, September 20th in UMASS Memorial Medical Center – University Campus. He leaves his children, Christina Riopel of Tampa, FL, Cheryl Riopel of Millbury, Michael Riopel of Charlton, Leo Riopel of Palmer, Brian Riopel of Oxford, Susan Lajeunesse of West Boylston, Walter Riopel and Robert Riopel both of Millbury; a brother, Robert P. Riopel of Worcester with whom he lived; two sisters, Doris Turpin of East Brookfield and Shirley Nelson of Charlton; 18 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Margaret Sainsbury and a grandchild. He was born in Leicester the son of Leo A. and Lena (Sloan) Riopel.…

  • Worcester County

    Louise E. Harrington 9/23/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    WORCESTER: Louise E. (Avedisian) Harrington, 91, died Sunday, September 23, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital, after a brief illness. Her husband of 56 years, Philip A. Harrington, died March 30, 2005. She leaves three sons, David A. Harrington and his wife Susan, Paul J. Harrington, Michael J. Harrington; a daughter, Pamela J. Besaw; a sister, Lucille R. Carpenter, all of Worcester; a daughter-in-law, Donna Harrington of Holden; a son-in-law, Steve Speltz of El Portal, CA; 8 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; a great-great granddaughter; and many nieces and nephews. A daughter, Paula L. Speltz and a son Philip L. Harrington, both predeceased her. She was born and raised in Worcester, daughter…

  • Gloucester

    Charlotte, NC – After a hard-f…

    Charlotte, NC – After a hard-fought battle with inflammatory breast cancer, Barbara Gehrls Habina, age 70 of Charlotte, N.C., passed away on September 19, 2018. Barb was the first of four children born to Arthur and Helen Gehrls in Midland, Michigan on May 24, 1948. Always caring for others, Barb went on to graduate from Mercy College with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. It was there that she met her husband, Andrew Habina, Jr., a student at the University of Detroit, and they married on August 1, 1970. After college, the couple moved to Illinois where Barb worked as a nurse. They moved back to Michigan soon after where…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport – Elizabeth (Dee) …

    Newburyport – Elizabeth (Dee) Ramsay, 84, died Friday September 21, 2018, at Portsmouth Regional Hospital in Portsmouth, N.H. She was born in Portland, Maine, on February 10, 1934, to the late Walter A. and Priscilla (Jordan) Dee. Elizabeth was raised in Newburyport and was a graduate of Immaculate Conception Grammar and High School. Following high school she graduated from Addison Gilbert School of Nursing with her nursing diploma. She worked for many years as a Licensed Practical Nurse, before furthering her education and graduating with honors from Northern Essex Community College. She then held positions as a Mental Health Technician, Sign Language Technician, and Addiction Specialist. Elizabeth was instrumental in…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Maria Rose (Serra) B…

    Beverly – Maria Rose (Serra) Bonaiuto 91, beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Bonaiuto, died Sunday, September 23, 2018, at CareOne, Essex Park in Beverly. Mrs. Bonaiuto was born and raised in Beverly. She was the daughter of the late Guisseppi and Grazia (Lazzaro) Serra. Mrs. Bonaiuto was predeceased by her brother, John Serra and her sisters Caroline Serra, Santina Jones, and Bettina Sienkiewicz. Maria enjoyed spending time volunteering at the North Shore Music Theater, as well as the Beverly Council on Aging. She loved to travel, watch the Boston Red Sox, and watch and cheer for her grandchildren while they played sports. She was devoted to her family.…