• Cape Cod

    John D. Ray, 92

    YARMOUTH PORT- John D. Ray passed on November 2, 2018 at the age of 92 at Liberty Commons, Chatham, MA. John was born in Lowell and grew up in Arlington, Mass. After graduating from high school, he joined the US Navy during World War II. In keeping with the many who were discharged from the service at that time, he attended Boston University utilizing the GI Bill. While attending BU he also played hockey for the BU Terriers. At the time of his graduation, he received a notice from the Navy th…

  • Cape Cod

    James J. McDermott

    YARMOUTH PORT – James J. McDermott, Retired Captain, Stoneham Fire Department Age 82, of Yarmouth Port, formerly a longtime resident of Stoneham passed away peacefully at home, October 29, 2018. He was the cherished husband of Catherine (Martel) McDermott. Born in Woburn and raised in Stoneham, he was the son of the late James and Mary Elizabeth “Mae”(Morgan) McDermott. James was a graduate of Stoneham High School, class of 1953. Following graduation, he joined the U.S. Marine Corp. and serve…

  • Cape Cod

    John Benjamins

    CENTERVILLE – Beloved husband of Janet; devoted father of Maija and Jani and grandfather of Ella, Mina, Jordyn, Serena, and Karlis; caring brother of Antons and Ieva Benjamins Abers; thought fondly of by sisters-in-law JoAnne Sullivan and Joyce Heath, cousins Ilona Pryor and Anita Alcarez, and many nieces and nephews; passed away September 29, 2018, at Harbor Point of Centerville Memory Care. Born in Riga, Latvia, December 16, 1939, to John and Marija Ozols Benjamins. After escaping the Sovie…

  • Cape Cod

    Ann Marie Doherty, 87

    HARWICH – Ann Marie Doherty, 87, of Harwich, and formerly of Holliston, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Cape Cod Hospital. Born in Marlborough, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy (Landry) and Joseph J. Kenney. She was the wife of 63 years to Bernard D. Doherty of Harwich. Ann grew up in Hopkinton and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in education from Framingham State College and went on to become an elementary school teacher. She taught second grade at Center School in Hopkinton. An…

  • Cape Cod

    Patricia A. Doyle, 82

    EAST DENNIS – Patricia A. Doyle, 82, of East Dennis, MA, formerly of Worcester, MA, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on November 3, 2018. She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years Leonard M. Doyle of East Dennis and her sister Mary Troy of Worcester. She was the daughter of the late John and Johanna Troy of Worcester, MA. Patricia graduated from North High School in 1954 and went on to study at Clark University and Worcester State College. She taught English and Re…

  • Cape Cod

    Nancy R. (Reine) Andrade, 87

    FALMOUTH – Nancy R. (Reine) Andrade, 87, of Falmouth, died on November 3, 2018 at the Falmouth Hospital. She was the former wife of the late Arthur E. Andrade, Jr. Born in Falmouth, the daughter of the late Manuel F. and Adeline (Dalomba-Neves) Reine. Nancy was a graduate of Lawrence High School class of 1950. She work as an administrative assistant for Falmouth Hospital and later at New England Fisheries in Woods Hole, retiring in 1994. Nancy had a strong work ethic and was known for helping…

  • Bourne

    Margo F. Sullivan

    Margo FitzGerald Sullivan, 75, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, died November 1 after a long battle with cancer. She was a former resident of Bourne.

  • Abington

    James J. Halloran 11/4/2018 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    James J. Halloran, of Abington, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018, at his home at the age of 76. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Irene; and daughters, Patricia and Eric LeBlanc of Easton, Marie and Mike Egli of Hingham, and Karen Meyer of Easton. He is also survived by four grandchildren: Andrew Meyer, Alyssa LeBlanc, Samantha Meyer, and Catherine Egli. He was the son of the late Patrick J. and Bridget A. (Collins) Halloran. Brother of Kathleen Thornton, Regina Halloran, Maureen Hansbury, and Margaret Butler of Boston, and the late Anne Pendelton, Christine Hanlon, and Eileen Carr. Jim was born May 30, 1942 in Boston. He…

  • Beverly

    Harold James Currier

    Harold James Currier January 4, 1946 – November 3, 2018 BEVERLY – Harold J. “Harry” Currier, 72, died November 3, 2018 at his home following an extended illness. He was the bel… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Boston

    Yoshiji Tsuji 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Yoshiji Tsuji, age 85, of Cambridge, formerly of Tokyo, Japan, passed away on Nov. 5, 2018. Visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Friday November 9 from 6-9 PM. Relatives and friends are invited.

  • Brockton

    Lillian M. Benoit 11/4/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA

    Lillian M. (Rondeau) Benoit age, 96 a lifelong resident of Brockton, died November 4, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Ernest E. Benoit for over 65 years. She is survived by her daughter Elaine and her husband Ray Peckham of West Bridgewater, three treasured grandchildren: Laurie and her husband Chris Lacy of East Bridgewater, Stacey and her husband Brian Slack of Lakeville and Chris Peckham and his wife Sarah of Easton. Lillian adored her 9 great grandchildren: Jake, Emily, Sam, Natalie, Sarah, Madison, Mia, Annabelle & Callan. Lillian was also the sister of the late Albert Rondeau & Lionel Rondeau of Brockton. Lillian was born in Brockton…

  • Canton

    Ann E. Murphy 11/1/2018 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA

    Ann E. Murphy (McCafferty), age 83, of Canton passed away November 1st at the Norwood Hospital. Born and raised in Brighton, she attended St. Columbkille High School in Brighton. She worked for many years at the Dedham Savings Bank and retired as a Vice President in the Mortgage Department. She has lived in Canton for 37 years and previously lived in W. Roxbury. Beloved mother of P. David Murphy of Revere and Catherine A. Murphy of Canton. Sister of the late John F. McCafferty. Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church Canton Thursday morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton…

  • Fall River

    Germaine A. (Francoeur) Sirois 11/1/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    FALL RIVER… Germaine A. (Francoeur) Sirois, 94, of Fall River passed away November 1, 2018 at her home. She was the widow of Joseph L. Sirois. Born in Fall River, she was a daughter of the late Ferdinand and Delina (Yelle) Francoeur and had been a lifelong resident of this city. Mrs. Sirois was a communicant of the former Notre Dame de Lourdes Church and the former St. Bernadette Church. She had worked as a Clerk at the former Bradlees Department Store for many years. Along with being a member of the Woman’s Guild, St. Anne’s Sodality and Retired Retail Clerk Club, she enjoyed crocheting, puzzles and Bingo. Survivors include…

  • Fall River

    Emily J. (Nowak) Przewoznik 11/4/2018 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    FALL RIVER… Emily J. (Nowak) Przewoznik, 95, of Fall River passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018, at Sarah S. Brayton Nursing Center. She was the widow of Louis J. Przewoznik. Mrs. Przewoznik was born in Fall River a daughter of the late Paul and Jennie Nowak and had been a lifelong resident of this city. She was a communicant of St. Stanislaus Church where she was active with Senior Citizens group. Mrs. Przewoznik was employed with the U.S. Naval Supply Depot in Newport for 32 years retiring in 1974. Survivors include a daughter JoAnn P. Woods and her husband Warren of E. Sandwich, MA, 2 brothers: Joseph Nowak of Hingham,…

  • Gardner

    Edward LaRoche

    Edward LaRoche S. Ashburnham Edward T. “Ed” LaRoche, 58, of S. Ashburnham, died peacefully Wednesday, October 31, 2018 in the Caldwell Home of Fitchburg, surrounded by his family.             Born in Gardner on December 12, 1959, he was the son of the late Leo and Alberta (Harmon) LaRoche.             Edward graduated from Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School of Fitchburg…

  • Medway

    James R. Downing, Jr. 11/3/2018 12:00:00 AM Medway,MA

    Primer Sargento (retirado) James “Jim” o “Jimmy” Downing Jr., vecino de Framingham y Medway, Massachusetts, anteriormente de Lincoln, Nebraska, EE. UU., querido esposo de la difunta María Tulia Downing, Doctorada, murió el 3 de noviembre de 2018, tres días antes de cumplir los 90 años de vida. El hijo de los difuntos alcalde, juez y amo de estación del ferrocarril J. R. Downing Sr. y Lucile Nitzsche de Downing, nació en casa en el año 1928, día de elecciones. En su juventud, cavo a mano el sótano de la casa de sus papás y trabajo en el control de la erosión a lo largo de los bancos del Río Missouri.…

  • Medway

    James R. Downing,Jr. 11/3/2018 12:00:00 AM Medway,MA

    1SG (Retired) James “Jim” R. Downing Jr., of Framingham and Medway, Massachusetts, formerly of Lincoln, Nebraska, beloved husband of 58 years of the late María Tulia Downing, PhD, died November 3, 2018, three days shy of his 90th birthday. The only child of the late Mayor, Judge, and Railroad Station Master J. R. Downing Sr. and Lucile Nitzsche Downing, he was born at home in Odebolt, Iowa in 1928 on election day. In his youth, he hand-dug the basement of his parents’ home and did erosion control work along Missouri River stream banks. Once his parents signed enlistment papers for him at the tender age of 17, his active Army…

  • New Bedford

    Linda B. Ohnesorge 11/4/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    Linda B. (Brienza) Ohnesorge, 90, of New Bedford passed away Sunday November 4, 2018 at Sacred Heart Home after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Robert L. Ohnesorge. She was born in New Bedford at home at 1272 Pleasant Street, the daughter of the late Carmine Brienza of Forenza, Potenza, Italy, and Annunziata (Munziani) Brienza of Corropoli, Teramo, Italy. She lived in New Bedford for all of her life where she was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church. Mrs. Ohnesorge was formerly employed by the John I. Paulding Co. in the pottery department from 1944-1960 and later by Fernandes Supermarket in the bakery department…

  • Southbridge

    Yvette LaFleche

    View Yvette LaFleche Southbridge Southbridge…Yvette R. (Duval) LaFleche, 95, formerly of Therese Avenue, died November 1, 2018, at Southbridge Rehab and Healthcare Center.  Her husband of 54 years was the late Richard R. LaFleche who died in July 2014. She is survived by many nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. She was predeceased by her brother Emery “Frenchy” Duval and her sisters Germaine A. Servant, and Irene Duval. Mrs. LaFleche was born in Nicolette, Canada, daughte…

  • Tewksbury

    Pauline B. (Keene) Lu 11/3/2018 12:00:00 AM Tewksbury,MA / Andover,MA

    Pauline B. Lu Formerly of Tewksbury ANDOVER: Pauline B. (Keene) Lu, age 90, a resident of Andover, and a former longtime member of the Tewksbury community, passed away at the Lawrence General Hospital on Saturday, November 3, 2018. She was the beloved wife of local surgeon, John Lu, MD, who passed away on October 17, 2006. Born in Amesbury MA on March 6, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Gerald M. Keene and the late Margaret S. (Gordon) Keene, and graduated from the Lawrence General Nursing School. While a nurse at Lawrence General Hospital she met her future husband Dr. Lu. She was a voracious reader of nonfiction,…

  • Tewksbury

    Anna M. (Veneto) Cappello 11/3/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Somerville,MA / Melrose,MA / Tewksbury,MA / Bridgewater,MA / Newbury Port,MA

    Anna M. (Veneto) Cappello of Melrose, formerly of Medford and Somerville, died on Saturday, November 3, at Tufts Medical Center of Boston. Raised and educated in Roxbury, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Angelo Veneto and Maria (Scagliola) Veneto. Anna was the devoted mother of Karen Medeiros and her husband Paul of Tewksbury, Charlie Cappello and Danielle Dalton of Newbury Port, Kim Gouveia and her husband Richard of Tewksbury, and the late Virginia Cappello. She was the loving grandmother of Tiffany Cappello, Ashley, Arianna, and Anthony Medeiros, Jackson and Gavin Cappello, Olivia and Sophia Gouveia, and the loving great grandmother of Virginia. Anna was the dear sister of…

  • Tewksbury

    Valerie Anne (Layman) Kelly 11/4/2018 12:00:00 AM Tewksbury,MA / Andover,MA / Reading,MA / Chicago,IL

    Valerie Anne Kelly Devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother ANDOVER: Valerie Anne (Layman) Kelly, age 92, recently of Andover, a former longtime resident of Reading, Tewksbury, and Chicago, IL, passed away with her family by her side on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at the Winchester Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Daniel J. Kelly, who passed away on March 17, 2007. Born in Oak Park, IL on April 2, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Patrick R. Layman and the late Mary Jane (Kearns) Layman. Valerie was raised in Chicago, IL. She attended local schools and graduated from Trinity High School in River Forest, IL in…

  • Worcester County

    Ronnie B. Carpenter 10/30/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Ronnie B. Carpenter, 61, of Worcester died Tuesday, October 30th in UMASS MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER -University Campus. He leaves his mother, Annett (Coleman) Tucker; his children, Keith, Steven and Jason Lewis, Matt, Mitchell, Annette, Sharone and Devon Carpenter; his siblings, Diane Williamson, Theresa Mulhearn and Fletcher Carpenter; his wife, Gigi Carpenter; several grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Ronnie also leaves his dog, Dutch. He was predeceased by a daughter, Crystal Carpenter, a brother, Frederick Carpenter and his fiancé, Flaka. He was born in Chicago, Illinois the son of the late George P. Carpenter. Ronnie worked for Wyman Gordan for many years as an electrician. Mr.…

  • Worcester County

    Margaret O’Connor 11/2/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Margaret M. O’Connor, 50, long time Worcester resident passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 2, 2018. Margaret was born in Worcester, the youngest of six children of James and Grace (Strozina) O’Connor. In 1986, she graduated from South High and in 1991 graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the former Southeastern Massachusetts University (now UMass Dartmouth). Beginning in elementary school, Margaret excelled in biology and the sciences, so a career in Nursing was a natural fit. Following graduation from college, she joined UMass Medical Center, and this year celebrated her 27th anniversary at their University campus. Most of her time had been dedicated to caring for patients in…

  • Gloucester

    Brancaleone, Grace

    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 …