• Beverly

    Charles R. Clapp Jr.

    Charles R. Clapp Jr. October 18, 1968 – October 11, 2018 South Hamilton – Charles “Rich” Clapp Jr. 49, beloved husband of Sarah J. (Butterfield) Clapp, died Thursday, October 11… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • New Bedford

    Kathryn M. Lussier, 89

     FAIRHAVEN — Kathryn Marie (Menard) Lussier, age 89, passed away at Alden Court in Fairhaven on Sunday, October 14, 2018. She was the wife of the late Louis L. Lussier.A lifelong New Bedford resident she was the daughter of the late Joseph D. Menard and Anna J. (Williams) Menard. She worked as a hand trimmer for the Acushnet Company. Kathryn’s greatest joy in her life was her family, cooking family meals on weekends and traveling on family vacations. She […]

  • New Bedford

    Stephen M. Flood, 84

    NEW BEDFORD — Stephen M. Flood, 84, of New Bedford passed away Saturday, October 13, 2018.Born in New Bedford, the son of the late John F. and Mary M. (McQuade) Flood, he lived in New Bedford all of his life.He was a communicant of Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish.Mr. Flood was formerly employed as a machine operator for Alden Corrugated.During the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Army in Germany.He is survived by two sisters, Mary […]

  • New Bedford

    Mary Jane Monti, 94

     NEW BEDFORD — She left this world on October 10, 2018 just two months shy of her 95th birthday and welcomed death with the same eagerness as she had embraced her daily life. Born “Marie Jeanne” Florence Parent, daughter of the late Delphis and Anna (Hevey) Parent in New Bedford on December 26, 1923, she was proud of her French Canadian heritage. She was educated in New Bedford schools and was a communicant of St. Joseph-St. Therese Church. She became a seamstress […]

  • New Bedford

    Mary “Mae” Ponte, 92

     PONTE: of Fairhaven, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, Mary “Mae” (Rocha), 92. Widow of Frank Ponte. Calling hours are 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, with a service at 10:30 in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven. Burial will be private. www.hathawayfunerals.com  

  • Gloucester

    Somersworth, NH – Cynthia A. (…

    Somersworth, NH – Cynthia A. (Whitmarsh) Fox of Somersworth, N.H., wife of Michael Fox, died unexpectedly at home on October 1, 2018, at the age of 53. Cindy, the daughter of Sharen A. (Santos) Mason and Robert K. Whitmarsh Jr., was born in Gloucester on May 25, 1965. She attended school in Gloucester and Maynard. Cindy worked in the hospitality industry as a waitress and cook. She was talented with her craft projects and enjoyed decorating her home. Cooking was one of her passions, as well as her love for animals. Cindy loved people and spending time with them on holidays and special occasions. In addition to her husband, Michael,…

  • Gloucester

    Falmouth, MA – The family of G…

    Falmouth, MA – The family of Gertrude (Peggy) Donovan Shea wish to share the news of her passing on September 8, 2018. Born in Rockport, to Reinhard and Gertrude Speck, she was the youngest of five siblings, and the only daughter. She is survived by her brother Francis Speck of Sioux City, and predeceased by her brothers, Staniford, Ralph, and Robert Speck. She graduated from Rockport High School and later from Mass Bay Community College where she achieved her nursing degree. She worked as a nurse in long-term care for many years. Peggy is survived by three children, Linda Aitken of Mashpee, Pam Nelligan and her husband Steve of Holly…

  • Newburyport

    Los Angeles, CA – Richard Thom…

    Los Angeles, CA – Richard Thomas Green III—originally from Marblehead, Massachusetts, and also known as Tom Green, Tomas Verde, and Funcle Tommy—passed on August 4, 2018, at his home, to the heartbreak of his family, many friends, the cats he adored, and his love, Jessica. He is survived in Newburyport by his parents, Richard Thomas Green (Tom) and Caroline Gillissen Green; his sister Gigi Green; brother-in-law Peter Twichell; and nephews Finn Twichell and Caelan Twichell; and in LA, by his life partner Jessica Lauren Seymour. He also leaves vast extended families of both Greens and Gillissens. Creative, generous, and energetic, Tomas was an inventive art director, fabricator, and set builder,…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport, MA – Linda Lee (B…

    Newburyport, MA – Linda Lee (Betts) Ouellette, a longtime Amesbury resident, passed away on October 8, 2018, at Country Center Health in Newburyport. Born in Haverhill, Mass., on September 27, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Florence (Glidden) Betts. She was the wife of the late Paul J. Ouellette who passed away in 1999. She was a noted artist and enjoyed the Newburyport art scene during the 1970s. She also enjoyed spending time with her family. She is survived by her daughter Mary Ann Ouellette and her partner Jay Goldthwaite; her grandson Lucas Goldthwaite; and her brothers, Everett “Bubba” Betts Jr., Alan Betts and his wife…

  • Newburyport

    Byfield – Katherine Ann Fudge,…

    Byfield – Katherine Ann Fudge, 67, died Friday evening October 12, 2018, at Lahey Clinic in Burlington. She was born on May 15, 1951, in Cambridge, Mass., to the late Gerald A. and Dolores (Noble) Laidley. She was raised and educated in Cambridge, graduating form Matignon High School before continuing her education at the UMass Amherst. Katherine was employed by Tufts University her whole working career, rising to the position of Assistant Bursar before retiring in 2016 after 44 years. During her career Katherine was highly respected in her field by her associates as well as her employers. In 1978 Katherine married her husband Frank and the couple recently celebrated…

  • Salem

    Nahant – Donald Robert Wilkins…

    Nahant – Donald Robert Wilkinson, of Nahant, passed away at Care One Nursing Home in Peabody on the morning of September 28th after a three year battle with stomach cancer. Donnie, as most of us knew him, was born in Salem Massachusetts on Mother’s Day, May 14th, 1961. He graduated from Beverly High School and received his BS degree in electronics engineering from Lowell University graduating Cum Laude. Much against the advice of some of his most trusted confidants Donnie left a secure and promising engineering career at GTE to pursue his real passion of singing. Proving his critics wrong he never looked back and would go on to become…

  • Salem

    Hamilton – Charles “Rich” Clap…

    Hamilton – Charles “Rich” Clapp Jr., 49, beloved husband of Sarah J. (Butterfield) Clapp, died Thursday, October 11, 2018, at home surrounded by his family. Born in Providence, R.I., he was the son of Charles Richard Sr. and Janice M. (Pomfret) Clapp of Stockton Springs, Maine. He was raised in Duxbury and graduated from Duxbury High School, class of 1986. He continued his education at the University of Maine where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. Rich was creative and gifted in sales and media, an industry he had worked in for over 20 years. A resident of South Hamilton…

  • Salem

    Boxford, MA – Paulette Flait S…

    Boxford, MA – Paulette Flait Straub, M. Ed, EDD, passed quietly away at Massachusetts General Hospital on October 11, 2018. Paulette Straub was born to Herman Flait and Elizabeth Frances Goslin, August 20, 1942, in Willington, Delaware, New Castle County. Following high school graduation, she attended Upsala College, Columbia University, and Tufts University, where she received a master’s degree in educational psychology. Paulette married William Park Straub on May 1, 1965, and moved to a farm in Boxford, Massachusetts, where she had three daughters Kirsten, Renee, and Erika. During the early years of marriage, Paulette was introduced to horses by her husband who also had a passion for riding. Paulette…

  • Salem

    Salem, MA – Bernard Boyarsky, …

    Salem, MA – Bernard Boyarsky, 82, of Salem, entered into rest on October 12, 2018. Bernard was born on December 22, 1935, a son of the late Morris and Bertha (Miller) Boyarsky. Those left to cherish Bernard’s memory are a sister Claire Gauthier of Beverly, Mass., and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Elliot and Alfred Boyarsky. Bernard was honorably discharged from the Army after serving the country from 1959 to 1965. For many years he was a driver for various automotive businesses in the North Shore. A funeral service for Bernard will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., in Puritan…

  • Salem

    Salem – Mary Jane (Girard) Sch…

    Salem – Mary Jane (Girard) Schrader, 77, of Salem, passed away, with her family by her side, on Friday, October 12, 2018, at the Twin Oaks Nursing Center in Danvers. She was the wife of the late Walter T. Schrader Sr. Born and raised in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Oliva and Marie (Cote) Girard. Mary Jane devoted her earlier years to the care of her family. As the children grew older, she began working for EG & G in Salem, and retired in 2003 with 21 years with the company. Following her retirement she worked for several years, in patient transport, for Salem Hospital. Mary Jane…

  • Salem

    Topsfield – Priscilla A. Littl…

    Topsfield – Priscilla A. Little, 74, of Topsfield, formerly of Danvers, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday afternoon, October 11, 2018, at Masconomet Healthcare Center. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Leslie and Martha (White) Little. Penny graduated from Danvers High School with the class of 1962, and earned a bachelor’s degree from Plano College in Texas. Penny had been employed in the retail industry for many years. She found comfort and strength from her faith and her family, and was known for never forgetting a birthday. She enjoyed knitting, cross-stitch, and making baby blankets. Penny is survived by one sister, Gertrude M.…