• New Bedford

    Ralph J. Saulnier, 84

    NEW BEDFORD — Former City Councilor Ralph J. Saulnier, 84, of New Bedford died October 4, 2018 at Our Lady’s Haven.He was the husband of Ellen J. (Israelson) Saulnier, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage.Born in New Bedford, son of the late Joseph D. and Pauline (Strahoska) Saulnier, he lived in New Bedford all of his life.Ralph was elected to the New Bedford City Council in the early sixties; he served as Ward Six councilor for 24 years and was a strong […]

  • New Bedford

    Frank J. Vieira, 95

    NEW BEDFORD — Frank J. Vieira, 95, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 at the Sacred Heart Home in New Bedford. He was the husband of Rita M. (Joia) Vieira.Born in Taunton, Mr. Vieira was the son of the late Joseph A. Vieira and Jennie (Joseph) DaRocha. Mr. Vieira was a shipboard marine engineer for Exxon Mobil for many years. He retired in 1982.He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the former Benjamin Cushing V.F.W. Post in Marion. He enjoyed […]

  • New Bedford

    Herbert J. Barrett, 88

    WAREHAM — Herbert J. Barrett, 88, of Wareham, died Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at his home following a period of declining health. He was the loving husband of Arlene J. (Borsari) Barrett.Born in Wareham, he was the son of the late Cecil and Emily (Boland) Barrett. He graduated from Wareham High School, Class of 1948, serving as class president.Mr. Barrett served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War stationed in Minnesota and Alaska. While in the service, Herbert […]

  • Gloucester

    Conway, NH – Mr. Philip John M…

    Conway, NH – Mr. Philip John Moody died of lung cancer at home on September 25, 2018, in Conway. He was born in Lynn, Mass. on April 14, 1938 to Robert F. Moody Sr. and Theresa (Walsh) Moody and was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School. He joined the Lynn National Guard and while at Camp Drum NY was given an award for most outstanding soldier among several hundred others. He later joined the Salem Navy Seabees where he did electrical work. His extensive work skills included autobody at Stevens Motors, maintenance at O’Donnell Usen and the Emerson Inn in Rockport. He did welding for Essex Industrial Cab and…

  • Gloucester

    Beverly formerly of Gloucester…

    Beverly formerly of Gloucester – Mrs. Agnes L. (Cavanaugh) Puff, 85, of Beverly formerly of Gloucester passed away on Friday, October 5, 2018 in the Kaplan Family Hospice House following a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Puff, Sr., having married him in 1956. Agnes was born June 29, 1933 in Gloucester, she is the daughter of the late James J. and Edith (Stanley) Cavanaugh. She was a resident of Gloucester for most of her life where she attended public school and graduated from Gloucester High School in 1951. Agnes furthered her studies, graduating from the Chandler School for Women in Boston, MA, in 1952.…

  • Gloucester

    1 Year Remembrance In Loving M…

    1 Year Remembrance In Loving Memory of JOHN “GUS” FOOTE August 5, 1930 – October 6, 2017 God called your name so softly, that only you could hear. And no one heard the footsteps, of angels drawing near. It broke our hearts to lose you, but you did not go alone, for part of us went with you, the day God called you home. You’re always close beside us, in everything we do You were our greatest treasure, Gods gift to us was you. Sadly missed and always remembered by Darlene, David Jr, Jackie, Catherine & Olivia Frontiero & the loving Foote Family

  • Haverhill

    20th Year Anniversary Gary McM…

    20th Year Anniversary Gary McMillan August 15, 1944 – October 5, 1998 Of Livermore California, Journalist, Editor, Winner of Two Pulitzer Prizes Forever in Heaven. Forever in Our Hearts. Sadly missed by wife Susan and the Fiorentini Family

  • Newburyport

    Norfolk, VA – Ann Elizabeth Di…

    Norfolk, VA – Ann Elizabeth Dionne, 79, passed away on September 28, 2018. She was born in Brooklyn, NY to the late Raymond and Anna Carney Webb. At a young age her family moved to Amesbury, MA where she grew up and lived for 46 years. Ann was a member of Holy Family Parish. She was predeceased by two brothers, Joseph and George Webb; sister Mary Webb; and daughter-in-law, Michelle Dionne. Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 60 years, Gerard T. Dionne; 5 children, Mark Joseph Dionne, George Gerard Dionne, Ann Marie Webb (Ed), Loretta Mae True and William Louis Dionne (Ann Marie); brother William Michael Webb…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport, MA – Debra Lynn S…

    Newburyport, MA – Debra Lynn Shapiro passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 7, 2018, while hiking during a trip to Arizona. She left this world doing two things she loved dearly: spending time with family and enjoying the great outdoors. Deb, as she was known by family and friends, was a beautiful, spirited person full of joy for life and love for her family. Born on February 21, 1953, in Newburgh, N.Y. to Shirley Shapiro and the late Lawrence Shapiro of Arizona, Deb received her undergraduate degree at Simmons College. She continued her education while earning a Masters in Public Health from Boston University. Early in her career, she owned…

  • Salem

    2nd Anniversary In Loving Memo…

    2nd Anniversary In Loving Memory Of Richard A. “Ricky” LeClair, Jr. July 22, 1991- October 6, 2016 Your beautiful spirit and love lives in our hearts yesterday, today and tomorrow. We are so blessed to have loving memories of you now and forever Dearly missed always, always loved by Mom, Dad and loving freinds, Josh Adam Devon Nick, Tom, Nate, Leeann, Gloria, Dede and Debra.

  • Salem

    Beverly – Arlene M. (Parkinson…

    Beverly – Arlene M. (Parkinson) Parkhurst, 91, of Boxford, passed away September 15, 2018 at the Masconomet Healthcare Center in Topsfield. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert P. Parkhurst. The daughter of Richard H. and Mary T. (Fiske) Parkinson, Arlene was born and spent her early years in Beverly, where she attended the local public schools. Arlene’s first job was as a “Soda Jerk” at the local Rexall Drug Store in downtown Beverly. As a young woman, Arlene loved dancing and was a versatile lead performer with the Dorothy Darling Dance Company for many years, appearing in local area shows. After graduating from high school early, Arlene…

  • Salem

    Southern Pines, NC – Major Gen…

    Southern Pines, NC – Major General Sidney Shachnow, 83, of Southern Pines, died on September 28, 2018, at Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, N.C. Sidney was born in Kaunas, Lithuania on November 23, 1934, to the late Rose and Leon Shachnow. He experienced firsthand the horrors of the Holocaust and survived three years in a Nazi concentration camp. Two days before children in the camp were rounded up to be exterminated, he was smuggled out of the camp to live in hiding, where he was subjected to more unthinkable conditions. He fled west across Western Europe on a six month, 2,000 mile journey to reach American occupied Nuremberg, Germany from…

  • Bedford

    Phoebe M. King

    Phoebe M. King September 29, 1930 – October 03, 2018 Phoebe M. King, of Billerica, and formerly of Bedford, died on October 3, 2018. Mrs. King, 88, was born and raised in Medford and was View full obituary

  • Canton

    Elizabeth L. “Betti” Hayes 10/4/2018 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA

    Hayes, Elizabeth L. “Betti” (Smith), age 68, of Canton passed away unexpectedly at home October 4th due to complications from Diabetes. Born in Boston, she graduated from Stoughton High School Class of 1968. She worked for Quincy College for many years as the Secretary to the Dean and later as a Secretary for the Mass Hospital School in Canton before retiring. She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Post #24 in Canton, and the Norwood VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post #2452. She loved quilting and knitting and was a member of the Quilters Guild in Walpole. Beloved wife of William S. Mother of Michael E. Hayes and his…

  • Dartmouth

    Rev. Dr. Robert P. Lawrence 10/2/2018 12:00:00 AM Dartmouth,MA

    Reverend Dr. Robert P. Lawrence passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in South Dartmouth following a brief illness. Born in Norwich, Conn., on August 8, 1930, he was the son of the late Mariam (Pitcher)and HerbertLawrence. A minister for more than six decades, Rev. Lawrence is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Duffy of South Dartmouth; his daughter, Rev. Priscilla Lawrence and her husband Patrick Melampy, of Dunstable; his son, Mark Lawrence and his wife, Stephanie Osbakken, of Austin, Texas; stepson Stephen Johnson and his wife Emily Cathcartof London, England; four granddaughters,Elizabeth and Jane Melampy and Maya and Bryn Lawrence. He was preceded in death by his late wife Elizabeth Atwood…

  • Dedham

    Kevin R. Fitzgerald 10/3/2018 12:00:00 AM Dedham,MA

    Fitzgerald, Kevin R. a distinguished editorial voice in the business and trade magazine industry, died October 3, 2018, at home in Norwood, Mass., with his family at his side after battling pancreatic cancer.  He was 66.  He and his family had recently moved to Norwood from Medfield, Mass.   Born and raised in Peabody, Mass., to Robert and Ruth (Sheridan) Fitzgerald, Kevin graduated from Lowell Technological Institute, now the University of Massachusetts Lowell, with a bachelor’s degree in Radiological Health Physics in 1974. Spending his formative years in Peabody and Lowell instilled him with a strong work ethic and a “never give up” attitude.   Kevin had a long career…