• Abington

    Gordon W. Bates 9/27/2018 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    Abington – Gordon W. Bates 84, a lifelong resident of Abington, died at home on Thursday September 27 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Carolyn (Wentworth) Bates. Family and friends are invited to attend his visiting hours on Friday October 5 from 4:00-7:00 PM in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth Street (Rte. 58 @ the rotary) Whitman and his funeral service on Saturday October 6 at 10:00 AM in the United Church of Christ, 10 Bedford Street, Abington, MA. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Abington. Full obituary to follow.

  • Abington

    Harold L. “Hal” Norton 9/27/2018 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    Abington – Harold L. “Hal” Norton 77, died Thursday September 27 after a period of failing health. He was the husband of Sue L. (Williamson) Norton. Family and friends are invited to attend his visiting hours on Tuesday October 2 from 2:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00 PM in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth Street (Rte. 58 @ the rotary Whitman, and his funeral services on Wednesday October 3 at 10:00 AM in the First Baptist Church, 219 Adams Street, Abington. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Abington. Full obituary to follow.

  • Auburn

    John F. Carpenter 9/28/2018 12:00:00 AM Auburn,MA

    AUBURN: John F. Carpenter, 82, died early Friday morning, September 28, 2018 at St. Mary Health Care Center in Worcester, after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. He leaves his wife of 58 years, Betty Ann (Ormon) Carpenter; a daughter, Cheryl A. Carpenter-Emery and her husband Russ of Concord, CA; four sons, John F. Carpenter, Jr. of Venice, FL, Kevin P. Carpenter and his wife Kathleen of Randolph, Joseph E. Carpenter and his wife Cynthia of Leicester, Daniel S. Carpenter of Auburn; three sisters, Mary A. Hanrahan of Worcester, Sister Helen Carpenter of the Maryknoll Sisters in Ossining, NY, Rita V. Murphy of Worcester; a sister-in-law, Maureen Carpenter of Worcester;…

  • Boston

    Roman Pelts 9/26/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Roman Pelts of Jamaica Plain, died on September 26, 2018. Beloved husband of Hanna (Mokra). Devoted father of Orest and his wife Olga, Luba Nalysnyk and her husband Yaroslav and Oksana Stebletsov and her husband Dmitrij. Also survived by 5 Grandchildren, 2 Great grandchildren, 1 brother, 1 sister, and extended family in Ukraine. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours at Christ the King Ukrainian Catholic Church 146 Forest Hills St. Jamaica Plain on Sunday Sept. 30 from 5-7 pm. Panychyda at 6:30 pm. Requiem Divine Liturgy in Christ the King Church on Monday October 1 at 9:30 AM. Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,…

  • Boston

    Claire A. Ashe 9/27/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Claire A. (Vergakes) Ashe of Forest Hills, passed away on Sept. 27, 2018. Wife of the late Brony A. Ashe. Mother of Mark A., Carole A., Steven M., Michael J., Joseph M., Thomas M., Scott A., Jon S, and Claire A. Ashe. Sister of the late Paul and Warren Vergakes. Visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Wednesday October 3 from 4-8 pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Jamaica Plain on Thursday October 4 at 10 AM. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment will follow at New Calvary Cemetery.

  • Boston

    Edward P. Conley 9/28/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Edward P. Conley of Forest Hills, died on September 28, 2018. Son of the late Leo E. & Eleanor M. (Maney) Conley. Brother of Leo, John, Linda, Joan, Laura and Marianne Conley and Deborah Marshall and Gail Stolz. Visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA station) Jamaica Plain on Thursday October 4 from 6-9 PM. His family will gather again at the funeral home on Friday October 5 from 10 – 11 am before traveling to Mt. Benedict Cemetery, West Roxbury for interment services.

  • Brookline

    Melvin Ritter 9/27/2018 12:00:00 AM Brookline,MA

    91, of Brookline, formerly of Dorchester September 27th. Loving son of the late Nat & Edith Ritter. Dear brother of Rowena Yoffe of FL. Loving uncle of Linda-Beth St. John & her husband Jeffre of FL. & Howard Yoffe, his cousin Rosalyn Epstein & Melvin’s dear friend Carlos Parra with whom he resided. Melvin had worked for the Dept. of Defense, was a member of the US committee for employment of people with disabilities and was appointed by George H.W. Bush to become a delegate for the US to the Vatican & was a member of the Brookline committee for people with disabilities. Relatives & friends are invited to attend…

  • Charlton

    Carolyn J. (Davis) Gauthier 9/26/2018 12:00:00 AM Charlton,MA

    Charlton, MA. and Port Charlotte, FL. Carolyn J. (Davis) Gauthier, 74, died peacefully on September 26, 2018 due to complications from the return of cancer. Born July 2, 1944, in Charlton, MA. where she lived most of her life, she spent her last years in Port Charlotte, FL. Enjoying retirement with her partner Michael Drake. Carolyn owned a hair salon in Worcester in her early years, she was a purchasing and sales manager at Chess King in Worcester and will be most remembered for her work with the elderly as Activities Director for Christopher Heights in Webster when she retired in 2006. Carolyn enjoyed traveling, dancing, singing and York Beach,…

  • Franklin

    Roland A. Desmarais 9/27/2018 12:00:00 AM Bellingham,MA / Franklin,MA

    Roland A. Desmarais, 75, of Bellingham passed away on Thursday, September 27 in Milford Regional Medical Center after an illness. He was the husband of Eileen (Baldiga) Desmarais for the past 54 years. Born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, September 7, 1943, the son of the late Leo and Paula (Levesque) Desmarais, he was a longtime resident of Bellingham Mr. Desmarais was the owner of Desmarais Body Works in Bellingham until his retirement. He enjoyed antique cars and Lionel trains. In addition to his wife he is survived by his daughters Susan Smart and her husband Todd of Northfield, New Hampshire and Michelle Bushman of Franklin, New Hampshire. He is also…

  • Lexington

    Sandra Finn

    Sandra Finn September 26, 2018 – September 26, 2018 Finn, Sandra J. (Golden) of Lexington, September 26, 2018. Wife of Richard A. Finn. Mother of Marlene Ruderman and her husband Harris of Laguna Niguel, View full obituary

  • Medford

    George L. Herman 9/27/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA

    George L. Herman of Medford died on Thursday, September 27. Raised and educated in Cambridge, he was the son of the late Louis and Isabel (Stanley) Herman. George proudly served in the Navy as a commander in chief during the Korean War. He proudly served his country for 27 years of service. After which he was employed as an engineer for General Electric in Lynn for 45 years. George loved golfing, swimming in his pool and most of all he loved bowling with his dear wife. He enjoyed spending time with his kids and grandkids. George was the beloved husband of the late Loretta (McGowan) Herman, and the devoted father…

  • Medway

    David P. Harrington 9/27/2018 12:00:00 AM Medway,MA

    David P. Harrington, 77, a resident of Medway since 1965, died Thursday, September 27, 2018 at Milford Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy (Geary) Harrington since 1964. Born in Rockville, Connecticut on August 22, 1941, he was the son of the late George E. Harrington, Jr. and Isabelle (Payne) Harrington. Dave worked in medical engineering at New England Medical Center for many years. He taught biomedical engineering at the Franklin Institute for 20 years and also at Wentworth, MIT, TUFTS and B.U. He was also very involved in the biomedical community, locally, nationally and internationally, had published over 100 articles and…