• Attleboro

    Velma F. Ward

    WRENTHAM — Velma Frances Ward (Palmer) of Wrentham passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at Norwood Steward Hospital.

  • Gloucester

    New Mexico – Seth, a research …

    New Mexico – Seth, a research scientist, suffered a heart attack and died while hiking with a special friend in New Mexico. Seth was exceptionally bright, thoughtful and caring with a unique sense of humor. He touched those he met and was a true friend to many. Seth will be greatly missed by his mum, Carole Findley of Rockport, his sister Suzanne of Seattle, Deane Lynn of Santa Fe and Christina Rene Steadman of Los Alamos. There will be a Celebration of this man’s life in Santa Fe, New Mexico at a later date. In music, in a flower, in a leaf, in an act of kindness … I see…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport – David M. Jones p…

    Newburyport – David M. Jones passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 7, 2018 after a long illness. He was surrounded by his loving wife, Karen, son, Daniel, and brother, James. He was born on October 21, 1948 in Canton, Ohio to the late James and Frances Jones. Before retiring he served as Executive Director of the International Program at Partners HealthCare. Earlier in his career he worked in fundraising at Tufts University and Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his undergraduate degree from La Salle University and graduate degree in history from the University of Virginia. Since childhood, David brimmed with wanderlust. He dreamt of traveling the world, and had the…

  • Salem

    Rowley, MA – Francesca B. Cane…

    Rowley, MA – Francesca B. Canejo Martel, 90, of Rowley, born July 10th, 1928 in Saugus MA to the late Joaquim Canejo and Joana Pinto Canejo passed peacefully on Oct. 9, 2018. She was raised on the Canejo family farm on Boxford Road, Rowley and was educated in the Rowley Public Schools and graduated from Ipswich High School in 1946. She then attended the Salem Commercial School. She married on September 4th, 1949 to the late Henry Charles Martel and shared 64 years of marriage. She lived most of her life on Boxford Road in Rowley, also Rochester N.H. and later in Marblehead, Mass. She was creative and talented and took…

  • Salem

    Norwood – Kevin R. Fitzgerald,…

    Norwood – Kevin R. Fitzgerald, 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…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Bertha (Jaras) Helin…

    Danvers – Bertha (Jaras) Helinski, 90, wife of the late Louis Helinski passed away peacefully on October 9, 2018 following a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Marie (Lutus) Jaras and sister of the late Marion (Jaras) Helinski. She was born in Boston; she graduated from Lynn English High School in 1945 and later was employed at Sylvania in Salem. She moved to Danversport seventy years ago. Bertha had a kind heart and lived her entire life full of kindness and generosity, and was beloved by all. She is survived by her nieces, Ann and her husband Stowe “Bud” Sayward and Carol Helinski, both of…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Alice F. (Scanzani) …

    Beverly – Alice F. (Scanzani) Carrarini, 97, wife of the late Leo Carrarini, passed away after a short illness on October 8, 2018. A life-long resident of Beverly, she was born on January 25, 1921 in Beverly and was the daughter of the late Alfonso and Maria (Fabiani) Scanzani. She graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Beverly and was employed at GTE Sylvania and also was a long-term employee of Brown’s Super Market in Manchester-by-the-Sea where she amazed customers with her homemade Italian meals from the deli department. She spent the last five years of her life living with her daughter, Gail and son-in-law, Martin Balboni, in West Springfield,…

  • New Bedford

    Jonas M. Alvheim, 79

    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. – Jonas M. Alvheim, 79, passed away peacefully on Fri., Oct. 5, 2018 at Signature Health Care in Port Charlotte, Fla. He was the youngest son of Peder Martin Wilhelmsen Alvheim and Karoline Josephine (Blom) Alvheim.Jonas served in both the Norwegian Navy and Merchant Marines.In 1967 he chose to live in New Bedford, Mass. where he was a commercial fisherman. He also fished in Alaska for six years.He is survived by his brother, Peder, and his wife […]

  • Canton

    Saluti, Robert G.

    Robert G. Saluti, 72, of Canton, formerly of Quincy, passed away at home on Sunday, October 7, 2018. Robert was born in Quincy to the late Aldo M. and Anna L. (Mirra) Saluti. He was raised in Quincy and was a graduate of Archbishop Williams High School, Class of 1964, and earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Northeastern University in 1969. Bob had lived in Canton for 43 years and also enjoyed spending time with his family in Harwich Port on Cape Cod. He was employed as a civil engineer and construction project manager for the Travi Construction Company in Norwell for many years and previously had worked…

  • Canton

    D’Amore, Bridget

    Bridget D’Amore (Campagna) passed away peacefully on October 7 surrounded by family. Bridget was born in the West End of Boston. She lived with her parents for a short time in Wisconsin before moving back to Boston and was raised primarily in the Italian North End. At a social dance in the North End of Boston, she met Alfredo D’Amore. The couple married in 1963 and they enjoyed 53 years of marriage before his death just one month ago. Bridget and Alfredo settled in Quincy to raise their family. Bridget worked at Boston University part-time for over 20 years in order to provide her four children with a private Catholic…

  • Canton

    Hayes, Elizabeth L.

    Elizabeth L. “Betti” Hayes (Smith), 68, of Canton, passed away unexpectedly at home October 4 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 wife,…

  • Canton

    Maguire, James M.

    James M. Maguire, 42, of Dedham, formerly of Canton, passed away at his home on October 3. Born and raised in Canton, Jimmy played Little League baseball and Pop Warner football. He graduated from Canton High School in 1994 where he was class president and played center on the varsity football team. Jimmy was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. A retired firefighter with the Canton Fire Department, Jimmy loved his job and had a passion for helping others. During his time with the Fire Department, he established and ran an annual volleyball tournament to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and loved to play Santa Claus for the children…

  • Canton

    Dumaine, Frederick C.

    Frederick C. Dumaine, 83, of Sharon, formerly of Canton, passed away October 2 at home. Born and raised in Canton, he attended Canton schools and worked at the Mass. Hospital School in Canton as a truck driver and in maintenance for many years before retiring in 2000. Beloved husband of Sheila (Linda). Father of Cherie Lugasi and her husband, Asher, of FL, Joseph Dumaine and his wife, Teresa, of KY, and Tammy Ebbs and her husband, Jerry, of Sharon. Brother of Judith Schiffer of Foxboro, Donna Petzold of NH, and the late Arthur Smith, Alice Crowley, Virginia Kelle, William Dumaine, Dorothy White and Carole Carlino. Also survived by seven grandchildren…