• Shrewsbury

    Estelle Tebo

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login Estelle Tebo July 24, 1929 – November 06, 2018 Estelle E. (Ethier) Tebo, 89, formerly of Auburn, passed away in the comfort of her home in Dudley on Tuesday November 6, 2018 with her loving family at her bedside. Estelle was born and raised …

  • Belmont,  Waltham

    Sandra Caruso

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Online Memorial Donations Family Login Sandra Caruso September 25, 1948 – November 06, 2018 Of Waltham, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning November 6th, 2018 at the Santa Maria Nursing Facility in Cambridge at the age of 70. Born on September 25, 1948 in Boston; beloved daughter of …

  • Dracut

    Matthew Lavertue

    Matthew Lavertue July 01, 1985 – November 06, 2018 Matthew “Matty” Lavertue, 33 of Dracut, passed away unexpectedly at his home, on Noveber 6th, 2018. Born on July 1, 1985, Matthew attended school in both Dracut and Lowell Public Schools. He …

  • Shrewsbury

    Nancy Knight

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login Nancy Knight June 16, 1947 – November 06, 2018 Nancy A. (Norquist) Knight, 71, of Shrewsbury died peacefully at Shrewsbury Nursing and Rehabilitation after a lengthy illness on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. She was the wife of Allan Knight with …

  • Springfield

    Kathleen Fleming

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Online Memorial Donations Family Login Kathleen Fleming December 18, 1937 – November 06, 2018 Kathleen Marie Fleming entered eternal life on November 6, 2018. Kathleen was born on December 18, 1937 in Springfield, MA, daughter of Edward and Kathleen Fleming. Kathy graduated from Cathedral …

  • Vineyard Haven

    Earl I. Runner III

    On Saturday afternoon, Oct. 27, 2018, Earl I. Runner III, of Cuttingsville, Vt., known by his friends and family as “Tersh,” died due to the effects of a recent and tragic illness. His death was sudden, but he remained himself to the end — a brave, thoughtful, sensitive soul. Tersh was born on Oct. 18, 1949, in New York City, to Earl I. Runner and Faith H. Illava. His family traveled during his childhood, bringing Tersh and his sister, Faith “Hasty” Runner to encounter many new places and cultures, undoubtedly establishing Tersh’s love of learning and knowledge, and desire to be generous and open with the people he met throughout…

  • Bourne

    Joyce G. Harrington

    Former Assistant Superintendent of Bourne Public Schools Joyce Harrington died November 1, after battling pancreatic cancer for 22 months. She was 79.

  • Grafton

    Joseph A. “Roger” Richard, 88

    Joseph A. “Roger” Richard, 88, passed away peacefully on Oct. 30, 2018, surrounded by family. His beloved and devoted wife of 62 years, Lois E. (Boyns) Richard, passed away earlier this year on April 28, 2018. Joseph was born in Worcester on July 14, 1930, the son of Oliver and Marie Richard. He attended St. Joseph’s Parochial school. Joseph was a Disabled Army Veteran, Corporal, serving our country in the Korean War where he was the driver of an ammunition vehicle. He worked at New England H…

  • Grafton

    Robert E. McGee, 88

    Robert E. McGee, 88, passed away on Oct. 25, 2018, at New Horizons in Marlborough. Bob was born on April 21, 1930, in North Grafton and was the son of the late Albert E. and Isabella F. McGee. He was the sixth of their seven children and was predeceased by his siblings: Vincent, Ruth, Ellen, Leslie, Marie, and Rita. He is survived by his wife of 47 years Marilyn (Johnson) McGee, and his children Neil McGee and his wife Geeta; Ida Trombly and her husband David; Pamela McGee; Jason McGee; and s…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Grace Brancaleone…

    Gloucester – Grace Brancaleone passed away to eternal peace at the Seacoast Nursing & Rehabilitation Center surrounded by her devoted children and family by her side on Sunday, November 4, 2018. Grace was born to Marianna and Salvatore Lucido in Terrasini Sicily, Italy, on August 19, 1932. She followed her family to Gloucester in June 1947. She briefly worked in the fish packing industry. Shortly after meeting the love of her life Joseph, they married in Gloucester and moved to Anchorage, Alaska, where Joseph was stationed in the U.S. Army for two years. Following his discharge from the service, they returned to Gloucester to raise a family. Grace was the…

  • Gloucester

    Elizabethton, Tennessee – Majo…

    Elizabethton, Tennessee – Major Richard “Dick” Johnson, (Ret. USAF), age 79, of Elizabethton, Tenn. went home to join his loving wife, Marion Patricia Davis Johnson, on Friday, October 26, 2018. He was born in Rockport, Mass. and was a son of the late William W. and Muriel McCarthy Johnson. Dick graduated from Rockport HS in 1956. Then he attended Lowell Technological Institute for two years. In his sophomore year, he was accepted to the Air Force Academy. Dick graduated from the USAFA in 1962. He was assigned to Vietnam in March, 1969 and proudly served his country as a Forward Air Controller. After returning to the states, Dick was stationed…

  • Newburyport

    Merrimac, MA – Claire A. (Marc…

    Merrimac, MA – Claire A. (Marcey) Bibeau, of Merrimac, Mass., died peacefully on Saturday, surrounded by her loving family, after a brief illness. Born in Haverhill on February 15, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Marie (LaBelle) Marcey. She attended Amesbury High School and went on and became a baker, making pastries and many wedding cakes over the years. In her younger years, she enjoyed taking her family on outings and trips to the White Mountains. Claire loved playing cards with family and dear friends and was always the first to help others. She raised her family in Amesbury, moving to Merrimac when she retired. She…

  • Salem

    Ipswich – James G Nikas, of Ip…

    Ipswich – James G Nikas, of Ipswich, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the age of 100. He was born in Ipswich on January 8, 1918, to the late George and Vasiliki (Karambelos) Nikas, who emigrated from Greece in 1903. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Sirmo J. (Rellas) Nikas. He was a lifelong resident of Ipswich. He graduated from Ipswich High School, where he played football. During this time he also played semi-pro football with the Red Raiders, and semi-pro baseball. He was a lifeguard on Crane Beach. He was a member of the Merchant Marines during World War II. He was a member of…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Harold J. “Harry” Cu…

    Beverly – Harold J. “Harry” Currier, 72, died November 3, 2018, at his home following an extended illness. He was the beloved husband of Brenda (Rogers) Currier. Born in Salem on January 4, 1946, he was the son of the Harold J. and Rose (Gorski) Currier. He was a graduate of Salem Vocational High School and had resided in Salem for many years before moving to Beverly in 1975. A. U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, he served aboard the USS Recovery before being honorably discharged in 1967. Harry was employed as a master electrician at the Salem Power Plant for 38 years before retiring as an electrical foreman…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Walter F. Portrait, …

    Danvers – Walter F. Portrait, 87, passed away on November 4, 2018 in the Edith Nourse Rodgers Memorial Veterans Hospital. He was the loving husband of Clara R. (Archigan) Portrait with whom he shared many years of marriage. Born in East Boston on June 17, 1931, he was the son of the late Gustave and Catherine (Gordon) Portrait. Walter was raised and educated in East Boston and graduated from East Boston High School. Walter was a soldier in United States Army during WWII and the Korean War and then continued to serve his country with a career in the Army. He retired from the United States Army in 1989, and…

  • Salem

    Marblehead – Joyce Conner Thib…

    Marblehead – Joyce Conner Thibodeau, a lifelong resident of Marblehead, Mass., died at Sunrise Gardner Park in Peabody on October 28, 2018, following an illness. She leaves a daughter Christiane Abbott; son-in-law Mark Abbott; and granddaughter Brooke Abbott, all of Cos Cob, Conn. Joyce was born in Marblehead on August 7, 1932, to Hannah Cronin and Ralph E. Conner at the Mary Alley Hospital. A true “Marbleheader,” she grew up on Orne Street and enjoyed lifelong friendships with her classmates and neighbors. Her older brother, Ralph “June” predeceased her. Joyce loved the ocean and spent time out on the water with her father, a Little Harbor lobsterman, sailing and swimming…

  • Salem

    Danvers, MA – Clare Marquis-Ru…

    Danvers, MA – Clare Marquis-Rutkowski, passed peacefully, surrounded by her family, on November 3, following a private and graceful battle with ALS. Beloved wife of Mark Rutkowski; mother of Timothy Coombs, Dr. Allison Coombs and husband George Horn, Evan and Ayden Rutkowski; grandmother of Isla Clare Horn; daughter of Emma (Thomas) and the late George A. Marquis; sister of George Marquis, Margaret Marquis-Hemeon and husband Ronald, Alicia Marquis Sheridan and husband Philip, William Marquis, Robert Marquis and wife Irina. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and extended family members. A lifelong learner and intellectual, Clare excelled academically. She graduated summa cum laude, and first-ranking student in Science and Engineering at…

  • Salem

    Danvers, MA – Mrs. Edith M. (M…

    Danvers, MA – Mrs. Edith M. (Moore) Purdy, 95, of Danvers, died on Friday November 2, 2018, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born and raised in Swampscott to the late Milton and Cornelia (Bartlett) Moore. Edith was a graduate of Swampscott High School, and worked at Cushman’s Bakery in Lynn for several years, before raising her family with her late husband Claude Purdy. She lived in Barnstead, N.H., for over 20 years, and most recently lived in Danvers for the past 15 years. Edith had a passion for baking, gardening, trips with her husband, especially to Niagara Falls, and most especially spending time with her grandchildren…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Norman G. Beaulieu, …

    Beverly – Norman G. Beaulieu, 91, a resident of Beverly and formerly of Lynn, died Saturday October 27, 2018, at Beverly Hospital. Norman was born on August 4, 1927, to the late George and Idamay (LeBrasseur) Beaulieu in Livermore Falls, Maine, where he was raised and educated. Following his high school graduation, Norman enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served our country proudly until his honorable discharge. He was employed for several years as an over-the-road driver for the Daly Drug Company, Norman was then employed by the City of Newburyport as a Custodian until his retirement in 2002. He met his wife Patricia Smith, and they were married in…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Anna Tournas, 93, of…

    Peabody – Anna Tournas, 93, of Peabody, passed away peacefully, Sunday October 28, 2018, surrounded by her loving family, following a brief illness. She was the devoted wife of the late William Tournas. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of William and Victoria (Campos) Kokalis. She was a lifelong resident of Peabody, and a graduate of Peabody High School. Anna was an executive secretary for GTE Sylvania in Salem and Danvers for over 35 years. Over the course of her career at Sylvania, she enjoyed teaching Greek dancing to her co-workers during lunch hours. A lifelong member of St. Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church, Anna, in her younger years, regularly…

  • Salem

    Ipswich – It is with great sad…

    Ipswich – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dale A. Bertocci on Thursday, October 18, 2018. His lifelong dance with cancer has ended, and finally he’s in no pain and at peace. He enjoyed fast cars, boating, sports, puzzles, and friends. Racing at N.E. Dragway, as part of “Mad man Marco” team, Marc Hildenon funny cars. As a lifelong resident of Ipswich, and a private man, by nature keeping to himself, he managed to acquire a large and loving “family of friends.” All are welcomed to celebrate Dale’s life on Saturday, November 10, at 3 p.m., at the Amvets in Ipswich. Come swap memories, eat,…

  • New Bedford

    Jean Paul C. Hudon, 100

    FAIRHAVEN — Jean Paul C. Hudon, 100, of Fairhaven, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Alden Court Nursing Care Center in Fairhaven. He was the husband of 74 years of the late Doris M. (Gagne) Hudon.Born in New Bedford, son of the late Charles and Leda (Bard) Hudon. He lived most of his life in Fairhaven. He was a communicant of Saint Jospeh Church. Jean Paul was a sheet metal worker for Palmer Scott Boat Co., Concordia Boat Co. and Norris H. Tripp Co. He was an Army […]

  • New Bedford

    Cynthia J. Messier, 75

    FAIRHVEN — Cynthia “Cindy” J. Messier, 75, of Fairhaven, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at the Royal of Fairhaven. She was the wife of twenty-two years to Edward J. Maguire.Cindy graduated from Fairhaven High School and earned her Master’s degree in Education from Bridgewater State College. Mrs. Messier taught sixth grade at the East Fairhaven School for over forty years, retiring in 2008. She was the past president of Your Theatre Inc. in New Bedford. Cindy was […]

  • New Bedford

    Karen Hathaway, 64

    HATHAWAY: of Taunton, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, Karen (Pacheco), 64. Daughter of the late Francis and Shirley (Sylvia) Pacheco. Calling hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Boulevard Funeral Home, 223 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. Her funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday from the funeral home. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. www.boulevardfh.com.

  • New Bedford

    FUNERAL NOTICES

    GIOIOSA: of Fairhaven, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, Sgt. Ralph Jr., 87.MACEDO: of Dartmouth, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, Ronald G., 75.MORRIS: of South Dartmouth, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, Evangelina (Medeiros), 85.