• Winchester

    Anna LaViolette

    Anna LaViolette On November 6, 2018, Anna LaViolette, 86, died at her daughter Susan LaViolette’s home in Winchester, Massachusetts, surrounded by her family, following a tragic traffic accident in which she suffered injuries from which she was unable to recover. Anna LaViolette (nee Anna Concetta Distefano) was born in New York City on January 16, 1932, to Valentina and Vincenzo Distefano, who were from Naples, Italy. Anna married her High School sweetheart Albert LaViolette predeceased her. They raised four daughters together in Bay Shore, NY. Anna is survived by her four daughters; Linda LaViolette of Brooklyn NY, Janet LaViolette of Ocean Beach, Fire Island, NY, Susan LaViolette of Winchester, MA,…

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    John Orsi

    John Francis Orsi, 73, of Longview Terrace, Pittsfield, died Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Hillcrest Commons after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease while surrounded by his loving wife and children. A lifelong resident of the Lakewood neighborhood in Pittsfield, he was born on April 25, 1945 to the late Aldo and Eugenia (Angello) Orsi. He attended Pittsfield schools and was a 1963 graduate of Pittsfield High School. He then enlisted in the United States Navy, serving aboard the submarine USS Torsk until his honorable discharge in 1967. An avid sportsman, as a young man John enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping with his dear friends, Danny Barnini and the late…

  • Attleboro

    Virginia “Jean” Cavaliere, 80

    Virginia “Jean” Ann (Souto) Cavaliere, 80, of Attleboro, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. She was the beloved wife of Patrick “Patsy” A. Cavaliere, to whom she was married on April 19, 1958.

  • Attleboro

    Henry A. Machowski, 86

    ATTLEBORO — Henry S. Machowski, 86, formerly of Sand Castle, South Attleboro, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. He was the beloved husband of the late Rosemary “Rosie” A. (Collins) Machowski.

  • Lynn

    Richard M. Walthour Jr., 55

    MARCO ISLAND, Fla. — Richard M. Walthour Jr., 55, formally of Lynn, died suddenly Sept. 28 2018 at his home. He was the son of the late Richard and Marilyn (Mealey) Walthour. He was employed at Publix Supermarket as a baker for many years and then at Crazy Flamingo’s as a cook. He is survived by his wife, Colleen (Ritcher); his children, Catherine (Anthony) Bruno, Cullen and Kira Walthour; his grandchildren, Caylee Cassarino and Peyton Walthour; his sister, Diane (John) Valeri; and brothers, Kevin and Matthew Walthour; and his longtime companion, Sharon Krohn; his nephews, T.J. and his fiancee Shannon Dixon, Joshua and Jonathan Beatty and Brady Walthour, and niece,…

  • Lynn

    Lillian S. Berry-Rogers

    Lillian Berry-Rogers passed away peacefully with family by her side on Oct. 31, 2018. Lillian was a life-long Lynn resident. She taught for more than 20 years in the LPS system, spending her last 10 years teaching first grade at Connery Elementary School. She is survived by her husband, Douglas Rogers; four children, Serita, Louis and wife Julie, Shardaye, Travonne; two stepsons, Jovan and Ladonne; granddaughter Kayden; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. She also leaves five maternal siblings, Jordan Berry and wife Deborah, Roxanne Berry, Thomas Primus Jr., Jane Primus, Stuart Primus and wife Kelly; and four paternal siblings, Deborah, Charles, Allan, and the late Shelia. Service information:…

  • Lynn

    Diane M. Losanno, 76

    LYNN — Diane M. (Hill) Losanno, age 76, of Lynn, passed away at Kaplan Family Hospice House surrounded by her loving family following a lengthy illness. She was the wife of Angelo M. Losanno Sr., with whom she shared 57 years of marriage. She was a lifelong resident of Lynn and attended Lynn Public Schools. Prior to her retirement, she worked in housekeeping and was with Lenoxx Hill for 10 years. She was a member of the PACE program. Diane enjoyed sports, crossword puzzles and arts and crafts. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Lisa Losanno, Angelo M. Losanno Jr. and Maria L. Losanno and…