• Dracut

    Carmel Farley

    Carmel Farley July 17, 1934 – November 05, 2018 DRACUT- Carmel Anne (Haggerty) Farley, 84, passed away peacefully, Monday, November 5th, surrounded by her family, at the Westford House. She was the beloved wife of Robert M. Farley, with whom …

  • Springfield

    Maria Rodriguez

    Maria Rodriguez April 06, 1974 – November 05, 2018 María N. Rodríguez “Nesy”, nació un 6 de abril del 1974 y entró a morar con nuestro señor Jesucristo el 5 de noviembre de 2018. Nesy, nació en la cuidad de Northampton, Massachusetts. …

  • Belmont,  Waltham

    Priscilla Straggas

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Online Memorial Donations Family Login Priscilla Straggas May 17, 1951 – November 05, 2018 Of Waltham, passed away peacefully early Monday morning November 5th, 2018 surrounded by her loving family in her home after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 67. Born on May 27, 195 …

  • New Bedford

    Lionel A. Racine, 59

     NEW BEDFORD — Lionel A. Racine, 59, of New Bedford passed away suddenly on Monday, October 29, 2018.Born in New Bedford, the son of Robert A. Racine and the late Mary Blanche Yvonne Sevigny, he lived in New Bedford for most of his life.Lionel enjoyed bowling at the Wonderbowl, watching sports, going to the beach, and spending time with his family. He was an avid Boston Red Sox and Dallas Cowboys fan.He is survived by his father Robert, two daughters, […]

  • New Bedford

    Theresa M. Fidalgo, 90

     NEW BEDFORD — Theresa M. (Gagnon) Fidalgo, 90, of Naples, Fla. and New Bedford passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the wife of the late Abel D. Fidalgo and daughter of the late Adrian and Marianne (Bourgoin) Gagnon. She was born in Frenchville, Maine and had lived in New Bedford and Naples for many years. She was a communicant of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church in New Bedford.Theresa was formerly employed as a […]

  • New Bedford

    Sgt. Ralph Gioiosa Jr., 87

    FAIRHAVEN — Sgt. Ralph Gioiosa, Jr., 87, of Fairhaven died November 4, 2018 unexpectedly at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of Dolores E. (Medeiros) Gioiosa, with whom he shared 58 years of marriage.Born in New Bedford, son of the late Ralph and Julia (Camaioni) Gioiosa, he lived in New Bedford most of his life before moving to Fairhaven 2 years ago.Mr. Gioiosa was a communicant of Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish.He served as a police officer […]

  • New Bedford

    Natalie B. Furtado, 91

    DARTMOUTH — Natalie B. (Garganta) Furtado, 91, of New Bedford, died Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Brandon Woods of Dartmouth. She was the wife of Everett Furtado and daughter of the late Manoel and Maria L. (Souza) Garganta.Born in New Bedford, she resided in Dartmouth for several years and in New Bedford since 1976. Mrs. Furtado was employed at several area businesses retiring as a bakery assistant at Stop & Shop. She enjoyed gardening and sewing.Her family […]

  • New Bedford

    Vivian O’Brien, 90

     NEW BEDFORD — Vivian (Lawrence) O’Brien, age 90, of Dartmouth passed away on Friday, November 2, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Leonard P. O’Brien and daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Lawrence.Vivian was born in New Bedford and had worked as a stitcher for Cornell Dubilier.She is survived by her children, Michael O’Brien and Thomas O’Brien and his wife, Audrey; grandchildren, Laura […]

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Grace (Lucido) Br…

    Gloucester – Grace (Lucido) Brancaleone, wife of the late Joseph Brancaleone, of Gloucester, passed away on Sunday morning, November 4, 2018, at the Seacoast Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. A complete obituary notice will be in Tuesday’s Gloucester Times. Her funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, November 7, at 9:30 a.m. in St. Ann’s Church. Her visiting hours will be held on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester.

  • Newburyport

    Seabrook, NH – Paula Ann Doyle…

    Seabrook, NH – Paula Ann Doyle, 58, died Saturday morning, November 3, 2018, at Port Healthcare in Newburyport. She was born on Nov. 11, 1959, in Haverhill, to Frances L. (Kiman) LaPierre and the late John A. LaPierre. Paula was raised in Newburyport, graduating from Immaculate Conception grammar school followed by Newburyport High School, class of 1978, she then attended Notre Dame College. Paula was employed as a stenographer for the Newburyport Courts for several years before a 20-year career as a Pharmaceutical Technician for CVS. Paula was an extraordinary cook and enjoyed reading, watching movies, and spending time on the beach. She loved camping with her family, especially along…

  • Salem

    Arizona – Nelson K. Benton, 66…

    Arizona – Nelson K. Benton, 66, a legendary North Shore journalist and community leader, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at his home in Arizona, surrounded by his loving family. He died after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Nelson was a longtime editor and political reporter for the Salem News, and ended his influential career as editorial page editor of the Eagle-Tribune Publishing Co., and North of Boston Media Group. A longtime resident of Peabody, he retired in 2012 and moved with his wife, Laurie, to Arizona. The couple was married for 46 years. The son of the late Nelson and Betty (Chiarello) Benton, Nelson was born Dec. 14, 1951,…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Robert J. Conway, 71…

    Peabody – Robert J. Conway, 71, a retired Peabody Police Sergeant, died peacefully on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at the Hunt Retirement & Skilled Nursing Facility in Danvers, following an extended illness. Born in Salem, he was son of the late Edward and Mary (Manning) Conway Sr. Except for a few years living on Cape Ann, he lived most of his life in Peabody. He graduated from Peabody High School, class of 1965, and received a degree in Criminal Justice from North Shore Community College. He enlisted in the United States Air Force, serving during the Vietnam War. Mr. Conway served the community as a police officer with the City…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Anne M. (Corcoran) A…

    Peabody – Anne M. (Corcoran) Akus, 99, died Sunday morning, November 4, 2018, at Brooksby Village, where she had resided for the last 15 years. She was the wife of the late Carl B. Akus. Born in Boston on Feb. 27, 1919, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary (Sheahan) Corcoran. She was raised and educated in Boston and earned her bachelor’s degree from Boston Teachers College. She later earned her master’s degree from Boston University. Mrs. Akus taught elementary school for several years in Beverly and then in Marblehead, where she was a beloved teacher at the Glover School for more than 20 years. A longtime…

  • Salem

    Beverly Farms – John D. Upton,…

    Beverly Farms – John D. Upton, age 30, passed away unexpectedly October 31, 2018, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. He was the beloved son of Jeanne (Carroll) Upton and her fiancé Marc Guilmette of Middleton, and David Upton and his companion Catherine Zolnierczyk of Peabody. John was born in Beverly, Mass., on November 23, 1987, and raised in Beverly Farms. He was a graduate of Beverly High School, class of 2006. John received a Bachelor of Engineering Degree at Worcester Poly Tech, class of 2010. He worked as an Industrial Engineer for UPS. John was compassionate, sincere, and a true friend. He had a generous nature accompanied…

  • Salem

    Ipswich – Charles “Chuck” Cody…

    Ipswich – Charles “Chuck” Cody of Ipswich, 75, husband of Deborah M. (Buckley) Cody of Heard Drive, Ipswich, peacefully passed away with his family by his side on Friday, November 2, 2018. Born in Lynn, on May 19, 1943, the son of the late Marie A. “Flo” and Spiro “Fred” Cody, he was raised in Nahant, and attended St. Mary’s High School in Lynn, a member of the class of 1961. Furthering his schooling at his beloved Boston College, he graduated in 1966. In 1964, Chuck met the love of his life, Debbie Buckley. They built their life together in Ipswich, and with great love welcomed their son David in…

  • Salem

    Ipswich – Michael P. Walsh, 75…

    Ipswich – Michael P. Walsh, 75, loving spouse of Robert Cacciola of Topsfield Road, died Saturday, November 3, 2018, in the Sawtelle Hospice House, Reading, following his long illness. Born in Dorchester on April 13, 1943, he was the son of the late Peter J. and Angela (Cooke) Walsh. Michael lived in Ipswich for over 50 years. He started his career as a commercial artist, going on to model at the Hart Model Agency. He later had some “luck” in acting and had appeared in several films. Most recently he and his spouse Robert owned and operated Michael Roberts Hair Fashions in Salem. Michael was a private pilot and owner…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Charleen J. (Wilkins…

    Peabody – Charleen J. (Wilkinson) Tretola, 76, beloved wife of Michael Tretola, died peacefully on Friday, November 2, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, following an extended illness. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Charlotte (Matheson) Wilkinson. She grew up in Salem and Middleton, and graduated from Masconomet Regional High School. She then attended Nursing School at Salem Hospital. Mrs. Tretola was a Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.), employed with the North Shore Children’s Hospital in Salem for many years. Charleen had a passion caring for children. She and her husband were foster parents to over 500 children over the last 50…

  • Southbridge

    Bruce A. Guardiani of Sturbridge, MA, December 24, 1949 – October 31, 2018

    STURBRIDGE: Bruce A. Guardiani, 75 of Leslie Lane died Wednesday, October 31, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.   His funeral will be held at 11:00AM, Wednesday, November 7, the Charlton City United Methodist Church, 74 Stafford St. Charlton.   Calling hours are 9:30 to 11:00 prior to the service in the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Charlton City United Methodist Church, 74 Stafford St. Charlton, Ma. 01507 or Worcester Animal Rescue League, 139 Holden St. Worcester, MA 01606   A complete obituary will appear on Monday Afternoon 

  • Brookline

    Helen Muriel Lawler

    Helen Muriel Lawler July 30, 1925 – November 2, 2018 LAWLER, Helen Muriel of Brookline, died peacefully on November 2, 2018 at the home of her daughter Geraldine Churchill, … View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Chicopee

    Kevin M. Lucey 11/2/2018 12:00:00 AM Chicopee,MA

    Kevin M. Lucey, age 72, passed away on Nov. 2, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center. He was born on Oct. 1, 1946 in Great Barrington, MA. He was the son of the late Emmett and Mary Eleanor (Kennedy) Lucey. Kevin worked as a mail handler for the Springfield Postal Service for over 20 years before he retired in 2012. Kevin was a US Army Veteran. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, the Knights of Columbus Elder Council #69, the American Legion Post 337 and the Tigers AC where he enjoyed playing on the Pitch League. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years Dolores (Cartier)…

  • New Bedford

    Carlos M. Forty 11/1/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    New Bedford – Carlos J. Forty, age 37, of New Bedford passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the beloved son of Sara (Algaram) Cedeno and the late Carlos M. Forty. Carlos was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and lived in the New Bedford area most of his life. He worked as a stocker at Price Rite. He is survived by his Companion: Christina Deree; 3 children: Alias J. Forty, Coby M. Forty, and Noah – Carlito J. Forty; 1 granddaughter: Jurissa Forty; 2 siblings: Carlos M. Forty and Jurissa Forty as well as several nieces and nephews. Carlos’ funeral service will be…

  • Somerville

    Frances (Ippolito) Caradonna 11/3/2018 12:00:00 AM Somerville,MA / Belmont,MA / Arlington,MA

    Frances (Ippolito) Caradonna of Somerville died on Saturday, November 3, at Belmont Manor Nursing Home. Born and raised in Salemi, Sicily, she was the daughter of the late Francesco and Giuseppa (Grasso) Ippolito. Frances moved to the U.S. at the age of 28 and worked for many years as a seamstress in Boston’s North End. She has been a resident of Belmont Manor for the past five years. Frances was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Caradonna, and the devoted mother of Peter Caradonna and his wife Megan of Arlington. She was the loving grandmother of Margaret, Joseph and John Caradonna, and the cherished sister of the late Rosa…

  • Wellesley

    Peter Holtje 11/1/2018 12:00:00 AM Wellesley,MA

    Peter Holtje, 82, of Wellesley, died peacefully and in the presence of his daughters and son-in-law on November 1. He was born in Bay Shore, New York and attended Bay Shore schools. He graduated from Bay Shore High School in 1954, and was a 3rd generation firefighter with Bay Shore Fire Department while studying languages at Latin American Institute in New York City. He joined the US Navy, and served with the Atlantic Fleet aboard the destroyer USS Perry. Upon his discharge, Peter entered (then) Babson Institute. It was during his colllege years that he met and married Marcelline (Marcie) Govoni of Wellesley. He received his BS/BA from Babson in…