• New Bedford

    Cecelia M. Kach, 88

    NEW BEDFORD — Cecelia M. Kach, 88, died Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the wife of the late Rudolph Kach.Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late John and Mary (Gula) Mikina, she was a lifelong resident of the city. She was employed as a tap marker for Continental Screw Co., until her retirement.Mrs. Kach enjoyed cooking and shopping. She was very proud of her Polish heritage.Survivors include 1 son, Kurt Kach and wife, Carolyn of […]

  • New Bedford

    Leslie J. DeGroot, MD

    DARTMOUTH — Leslie J. DeGroot MD passed away October 23, 2018 in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts surrounded by his loving family. Born in Fort Edward, NY, the son of artist Frances (Orr) and church deacon and dairy farmer Henry DeGroot.Les graduated from Union College at 20 and received his medical degree from Columbia University. His impressive career included the National Institute of Health; a year in Afghanistan with the ICA, research at Massachusetts General Hospital, and […]

  • New Bedford

    Stanley T. “Pete” Fairhurst, 91

    ASSONET — Stanley T. “Pete” Fairhurst, 91, a longtime resident of Assonet, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018, in the Sara Brayton Nursing Center, Fall River. He was the husband of the late Helen D. (Eiche) Fairhurst.Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Margaret (Wing) Fairhurst Ray and the late William Fairhurst; Stanley went on to serve his country in the United States Navy in both World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was a proud veteran and was a lifetime member […]

  • New Bedford

    Maureen G. Bourgault, 75

    FAIRHAVEN — Maureen Gail (Such) Bourgault, 75, of Fairhaven, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018, in the comfort of her home after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Charles Roland Bourgault, to whom she was married for 55 years.Born in New Bedford, June 29, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Thaddeus and Irene (Carrier) Such. She attended Holy Family High School and was a graduate of the Boston School of Dental Nursing.She is survived […]

  • New Bedford

    Jane E. Lee, 85

    GRANDVIEW, MO – Jane E. (Macomber) Lee, age 85, of Grandview, MO. Jane was born on August 31, 1933 and died on October 6, 2018. Born in New Bedford, MA, she was the daughter of the late Harold- S. and Dorothea (Taber) Macomber.She was a graduate of Fairhaven High School, class of ’51.Mrs. Lee served proudly in the U.S. Navy.She is survived by her sister, Carole M. Macomber; children Bob, Rick, Steve (Debbie) and Alan; 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.She […]

  • New Bedford

    Jennifer L. Forker

    Jen Forker, a native of Rochester, MA, left this earth on October 22, 2018, surrounded by her loving family whom she called her team. Not one to be wordy, Jen would politely yet strongly pass on the need for a summary of her life in the form of an obituary. Instead, she’d prefer to note the things that made her life well lived.- Be kind and treat others the way you want to be treated.- Just be happy.- Travel the world and write your own adventures.- Love […]

  • New Bedford

    Susan M. Brown, 61

    BROWN: of New Bedford, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, Susan M. (Gonsalves), 61.She was the beloved wife of Bradford Brown.Visiting hours and a service to be held on Tuesday from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., at Perry Funeral Home. Burial will be private.Arrangements are under the care of Perry Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth St., New Bedford, MA 02740.

  • Chicopee

    Laureen E. Rossi 10/25/2018 12:00:00 AM Chicopee,MA

    Laureen E. (Reilly) Rossi, age 58, passed away on Oct. 25, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center. She was born on Dec. 5, 1959 in Beverly, MA. She was a daughter of the late Harold and Marie (Fitzgerald) Riley. Laureen worked as a certified nursing assistant for many years. She is survived by her husband Robert Rossi of Chicopee and 2 sisters Marilyn and Ellen. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Grise Funeral Home, 280 Springfield St, Chicopee. A private burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners…

  • Wilmington

    Kevin T. Tully

    Kevin T. Tully, age 68, of Malden, passed away peacefully on October 26, 2018, at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital. Kevin was the beloved son of the late Francis and Margaret (Sullivan) Tully, dear brother of Rev. Eugene Tully of Wilmington and the late Gerald “Jerry” Tully, brother-in-law of Judith Tully of Wilmington, loving Uncle of Karen Richardson of Tewksbury, Brian Tully of York, ME, John Tully of Wilmington, Mark Tully & his wife Nancy of Foxboro and Maura Puleo & her husband Robert of Chesterfield, VA. Kevin is also survived his aunt Margaret Tully as well as many great nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. Family and friends will gather…


    Paul Priestley, Sr. 10/3/2018 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    EDGEWATER, FL/LEICESTER, MA—Paul A. Priestley, Sr, 79, died Wednesday, October 3, 2018. He is predeceased by his wife of 39 years, Barbara Priestley. He leaves three daughters, Deborah Carkin and her husband William of Sutton, Elizabeth Priestley and her husband John Wintersteller of Santa Monica, CA, and Christine Curci and her husband Anthony of Barre, a son, Paul Priestley, Jr. and his wife Sarah of Hardwick, his brother Walter Priestley and his wife Marcia of Boylston, four stepchildren, June Fish and her husband Mitchell, Susan Streeter, Henry Kobel and his fiance Debbie Wells, and Lori-Ann Piracci and her husband Valentino, sixteen grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Born in Worcester,…


    Judith A. (Moreau) Giggey 10/26/2018 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Judith A. (Moreau) Giggey, 85, of Leicester, died Friday, Oct. 26th. at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester surrounded by her loving family. She leaves her husband of 62 years, Robert L. Giggey, her children; Brad M. Giggey of Leicester, Dana A. Makie and her husband Paul of Leicester, Jay S. Giggey and his wife Ann of Spencer, Bryce R. Giggey of Leicester and Andrea R. Culross and her husband Christopher of Leicester, her sister Jane Moreau Bates of Leicester, 12 grandchildren; Aimee, Neal, Brandon, Andrew, Nikolas, Tristen, Karlee, Alyson, Mitchel, Tatum, Quinn and Jordan, 3 great grandchildren; Jayden, Grace and Amelia, nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by a…

  • Spencer

    Lucille J. (Morin) Messier 10/26/2018 12:00:00 AM Spencer,MA

    SPENCER: Lucille J. (Morin) Messier, 94, of Howe Village, died peacefully, Friday, Oct. 26 in Christopher House, Worcester. She was the wife of Norman J. Messier who passed in 2005. She leaves her daughter Dianne M. Harper of Lowell, her son David H. Messier and his wife Chris of No.Brookfield, her sisters Beverly Vincent of Scottsdale, AZ and Carmen Baldwin of Brimfield, four grandchildren; Lori, Christian, Jake and Caleb, nine great grandchildren; Matt, Jeff, Megan, Nick, Indy, Haley, Jared, Madison and Jack, two great great grandchildren; Nolan and Harrison, several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her grandson Jay Harper. Born in Spencer, Lucille was the daughter of Lorenzo…

  • Wilmington

    Marie C. (Villefranche) Beauzile

    Marie Carmelie (Villefranche) Beauzile, age 93, of Wilmington, passed away on October 20, 2018. Marie was the beloved wife of the late Dunel Beauzile, devoted mother of Jocelyne Francois & her husband the late Jean E. Francois of Wilmington, Jean Robert Benoit Beauzile & his wife Edmonde Supplice Beauzile of Haiti and the late Marie Richard Beauzile Gurrier & her husband Mario Gurrier of Haiti, loving “Man LeLe” of Nedy Francois, Jeff Francois, Philippe Beauzile & his wife Yavnika Jean Beauzile, Edberte Beauzile, Richard Beauzile, Sebastien Gurrier, Marsha Geffrard & her husband Jimmy and Christy Gurrier, great-grandmother of Coralie Geffrard, cherished daughter of the late Jean Joseph and Lumena (Jean)…

  • Beverly

    Robert Peter Johnson

    Robert Peter Johnson September 16, 1948 – October 26, 2018 Wenham – Robert Peter Johnson 70, died Friday, October 26, 2018 at the Beverly Hospital. Born in Beverly, he was the so… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Mattapoisett

    Ralph R. Silva, Jr., Esq. 10/27/2018 12:00:00 AM Mattapoisett,MA

    Ralph R. Silva, Jr., Esq., 92, of Mattapoisett died October 27, 2018 at Sippican Health Care Center after a brief illness. Born and raised in New Bedford, son of the late Ralph R. Silva and Elizabeth Higgins, he lived in Mattapoisett most of his life. Atty. Silva was employed by Massachusetts Public Defenders Committee for over 20 years until his retirement. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Survivors include his 2 sons, Jonathan Silva of Marion and Christopher Silva of Martha’s Vineyard; a daughter, Wendy Leclair of Marion; a brother, Dexter Silva of Hopkinton, MA; 2 granddaughters, Jacqueline Leclair and Nicole DiLima; and a great-grandson, Harrison.…

  • New Bedford

    Robert Manuel Cordeira 10/26/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    Dartmouth – Robert Manuel Cordeira, age 69, of New Bedford passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018 at St Lukes Hospital. He was the loved husband of Elena (Deeva) Cordeira of New Bedford and son of the late Mary (Enoia) and Manuel A. Cordeira. Robert was born in New Bedford, Ma worked at Rodney Metals and was a graduate of New Bedford High School. He is survived by his wife; Elena, 2 children; Mark Cordeira and and his wife Melissa, Amy Richard and her husband Michael, 3 stepchildren;Olga, Irina and Yuriy, 8 grandchildren, sister; LoisMcFall and 3 nieces; Kimberly McFall and her husband John, Holly and Lois McFall Roberts Funeral…

  • South Boston

    WILLIAM R. CLARK 10/24/2018 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA

    William R. Clark, 76, of South Chatham, formerly of Harwich and Billerica, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, with his loving family by his side. He was the son of the late Thomas H. Clark and Helen A. Clark (Francis) of Charlestown, Ma. He is survived by his best friend and long time companion Susan Isgur. His four children. Daughter Kathleen Fraize of Brownfield, ME., daughter Pamela Brennan and husband Kevin of Fairfax, VA., daughter Michelle Zuccaro and husband David of Townsend, Ma. and son Gregory Clark of Cypress, CA. His 13 Grandchildren. Alexandria and Benjamin of Brownfield, ME., Austin, Cameron, Lucas, and Danielle of Fairfax, VA., Gina,…

  • Taunton

    Sandra L. (Marshalsea) Leitao 10/24/2018 12:00:00 AM Taunton,MA / Hyde Park,MA

    Sandra L. Leitao, 62 Dateline: Taunton, MA Sandra L. Leitao, of Taunton formerly of Hyde Park, passed away Wednesday evening October 24th, 2018 with her loving family by her side at Saint Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston at the age of 62. Born on September 16, 1956 in Brookline; daughter of the late Richard and Phyllis (Durfee) Marshalsea, Sandra was raised in the Hyde Park section of Boston. She raised her family and lived for most of her life in Hyde Park until moving to Taunton 10 years ago. Sandra attended Hyde Park High School and graduated from Boston City Hospital School of Nursing. She had been employed as a…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Sophie M. D’Apice

    Sophie M. D’Apice, age 85, of Lynnfield, formerly of Wakefield, died Friday October 26 at her residence. Born in Boston on July 20, 1933 she was the daughter of the late Louis and Teresa (Conzo) Caso. Mrs. D’Apice was raised in East Boston and was a graduate of East Boston High School. She married her high school sweetheart, the late Andy D’Apice, and they moved to Wakefield where they raised their family. While her husband served in the…

  • Newton

    Dianne (Miller) Waldman

    Dianne (Miller) Waldman-Of East Walpole, MA, on October 27, 2018.Beloved wife of Frederick Waldman. Devoted mother of Craig P. Waldman, and Evan M. Waldman. Dear grandmother of Luis, Harrison, Kai Lily and Callum. Devoted sister of Irma Napoleon, and twin sister of Sue Anne Spiegel and her husband Sheldon, and the late Bernice Schwartz and David Miller and his surviving wife Jeannette. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Services at Temple Beth Shalom ,670 Highland Ave, Needham, on Tuesday, October 30, 2018   at time to be announced. Following interment at Sharon memorial Park, a memorial observance will be held at her residence until…

  • Cape Cod

    Helen E. (Kahelin) Gilchrist, 85

    CENTERVILLE- Helen E. (Kahelin) Gilchrist, 85, died peacefully on Thursday, October 6, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank E. Gilchrist until his passing in October of last year. Born and raised in Centerville, she was the daughter of the…

  • Cape Cod

    Julius Rosales

    MASHPEE – Julius Rosales, of Mashpee, died after a short illness on Oct. 20, 2018 with his loving lifetime friend, Angela Pant, by his side. He was the son of the late Amato Benjamin and Rose “Rena” (Cohen) Rosales, and brother of the late Benjamin Rosales. He is survived by his children, David…

  • Cape Cod

    Dolores Joan (Dee) Powell, 87

    LARNED, KS – Dolores Joan (Dee) Powell, 87, October 19, 2018. Survivors include: daughter, Sheryl Deanne Pebley, Larned; two grandchildren, her very dear friends, Jane Zook, Larned, Mike and Kathy Bonnet and Debbie Perry of MA and much loved cousins and friends. Memorials may be given to the Garfield Lutheran Church or Pawnee County Humane Society both in care of Beckwith…

  • Holliston,  Hopkinton

    Ahmet M. Buharali

    Ashland- Ahmet M. Buharali, 63, of Ashland, passed away after a 14 year battle with cancer, Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Born in Turkey, he was the son of Tevhika (Goymen) and Dundar Buharali. He was the husband of 13 years to Danielle (Listenfelt) Buharali of Ashland. A graduate of MIT with a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering, Ahmet worked at Scheduling Systems Inc, in Framingham, MA as a Director of Software Development. He was part of many social circles, including Boston MENSA, The Iron Butt Long Distant Riders, Commodore, and was a Dockmaster at the Winthrop Yacht Club for over 10 years. Ahmet and…

  • Fall River

    Karen S. (Rozycki) Augustine 10/25/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    FALL RIVER… Karen S. (Rozycki) Augustine, 56, of Fall River passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018. She was the widow of Paul E. Augustine. Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of Bertha (Bonalewicz) Rozycki of Fall River and the late Chester Rozycki and had lived in the Fall River/Somerset area all of her life. Mrs. Augustine was a communicant of Good Shepherd Parish and worked as an ER Technician at St. Anne’s Hospital for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and loved animals. Along with her mother, survivors include her daughters: Chelsea Augustine and Lyndsey Augustine both of Fall Fiver. Funeral to which relatives and…

  • Taunton

    Jeffrey Annunziato 10/26/2018 12:00:00 AM Taunton,MA

    In Taunton, October 26, 2018, Jeffrey P. Annunziato, passed away suddenly at Morton Hospital at the age of 54. Born in Taunton, Jeffrey was the son of Constance (Frappier) Annunziato and the late John Annunziato. He was a graduate of Taunton High School class of 1982, Cornell University class of 1986 and he received his master’s degree in Electrical Engineering at Purdue University class of 1988. Jeffrey was employed as an Electrical Engineer at General Dynamics in Taunton. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus St Andrew’s chapter and a recipient of the Marion Medal in 2017. Jeffrey enjoyed growing his own hops and brewing his own beer.…

  • West Roxbury

    John J. Russell 10/25/2018 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA

    RUSSELL, John J. of West Roxbury on October 25, 2018, formerly of Gurranes North, Drimoleague, Co. Cork, Ireland. Proud Irish son of James and Nora (O’Mahony), beloved husband of Joanne (Collins), devoted father of Tricia Russell, loving brother of Noreen Larkin of Ballincollig, James of Ballydehob and the late Henry Russell of Drimoleague and Hannah May Collins of Rossmore. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home 2055 Centre St. WEST ROXBURY, Wednesday, October 31st at 9am. followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 o’clock in Sacred Heart Church, 169 Cummins Hwy, Roslindale, MA. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 pm. Relatives and friends invited. Interment Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline, MA. For directions…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Douglas M. Bradley

    Douglas M. Bradley, age 88, of Stoneham died Friday, October 26 at the Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln. Born in Woodhaven, Long Island, New York on August 12, 1930 and was the son of the late Robert and Gertrude (Kenworthy) Bradley. Mr. Bradley was raised in Bourne and was a graduate of Bourne High School and later attended classes at MIT and Chicago Tech. He had been a self-employed carpenter in Stoneham for many years and had…

  • Concord

    Kenneth Drew O’Connell

    Kenneth Drew O’Connell age 72 of Newton passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018 in Waltham, Massachusetts Ken was born in Winchester, Massachusetts on January 10, 1946 the son of the late William and Marjorie (Jameson) O’Connell. Ken was laid to rest in the family burial plot at East Cemetery, Hollis, NH.  

  • Boston

    LINDA MACFARLAND 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Linda Vancil MacFarland Salisbury Mass. Linda Vancil MacFarland, 58, born January 5, 1960, passed away on October 19, 2018 from complications of heart problems. Her husband, Robert, and family members were by her side. Linda attended Fairfax County (Virginia) schools, and graduated from the cosmetology program. Linda was the daughter of the late Franklin D. Vancil and Ingrid B. Vancil, now of Farmingdale, Maine. Linda was the oldest of two children. Her brother, John D. Vancil, lives in Lewiston-Auburn, Maine. Linda married the love of her life, Robert E. MacFarland on March 28, 1981 in Alexandria Va. She was a woman of varied interests and professions. She worked in a…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Joyce McDavid

    Joyce McDavid Boston Joyce McDavid was born in Trinidad, West Indies to Leonard and Victoria Smith. After graduating From Osmond High School, she attended Nursing School in Trinidad and became a Registered Nurse (RN). She worked a few years in Trinidad and then became a recipient of a scholarship to work and further her education in England. Joyce loved England, but after several years, she decided to move to America to work. But first, she planned to visit her family in Trinidad. During her …

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    John Jackson

    John Jackson Boston John R. Jackson, 79 of Boston, October 25, 2018.Loving son of late John H, and Millicent Jackson. Beloved father of  Denise Jackson of Lynn,  Micheal Jackson of Boston,  Jacqueline R. Garvin (Ellis)  of Dorchester, Curtis (Agnieszka) Jackson of Medford and Ronald Nash of Boston.  Devoted grandfather of Jan, Satisha, Constance, Bryan, Derek, Rachel, Jake, Justyn and Zachary.  Dear great grandfather to Caleb, Bella, John, Stantasia, An…