• Lowell

    Donna Payne

    Donna Payne July 27, 1952 – November 12, 2018 Loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother Donna M. (Wojnar) Payne, 66, a lifelong resident of the Acre neighborhood of Lowell, died November 12, 2018, at her home. She was the wife of the l …

  • Belmont,  Waltham

    Antonia Luna

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Online Memorial Donations Family Login Antonia Luna July 22, 1927 – November 12, 2018 Antonia Luna Of Waltham passed away peacefully, Monday November 12, 2018 at the Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln. She was 91. Born and raised in Coamo, Puerto Rico to the late Juan Tor …

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Triplets, Raphael…

    Gloucester – Triplets, Raphael Grover Ryan, Samuel Grover Ryan, and Gabriel Grover Ryan, sons of Peter Grover Ryan Jr. and his wife Flavia (De Oliveira) Ryan of Gloucester, who were born on September 10, 2018 at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Mass., sadly passed away within weeks of each other—all were born with a rare life-threatening bone condition. Raphael, Samuel and Gabriel are survived by their parents Peter and Flavia; and their two big brothers Walif and Joshua; as well as their big sister Savannah. Grandparents include Arminda and Adelino, the late Peter G. Ryan Sr. and the late Velta E. Kariores. Aunts and uncles include, Colleen and Dean Nicastro, Timothy…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Salvatore A. “Sam…

    Gloucester – Salvatore A. “Sam” Loiacano, 75, of Gloucester, passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. He is the loving husband of Virginia “Ginny” (Christo) Loiacano with whom he shared 54 years of marriage. Sam was born January 11, 1943, in Gloucester, the eldest son of the late Sam “Tuni” and Helen (Parisi) Loiacano. He was a lifelong resident of Gloucester and attended St. Ann’s School. Sam worked on the Gloucester waterfront as a commercial fisherman, spending many years on the crew of the Saint Nicholas. He was the Wharf Manager for Cape Pond Ice for several years, a printer for Cyrk,…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Joanna Gertrude Babi…

    Peabody – Joanna Gertrude Babiarz Bradley, aged 86, died peacefully on November 8, 2018, following a brief illness. Joan was born and raised in Peabody, the beloved daughter of the late Michael and Catherine (Gruskowski) Babiarz. She grew up on the family farm, which is where she came by her love of chickens and roosters. She married the love of her life, Eugene Bradley, and together they spent over 40 years having a lot of fun, as well as five pretty awesome children. Gene passed away in 1995, and was dearly missed every day since. An avid traveler, Joan spent many years exploring tropical locales with Gene, and collecting interesting…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Brother Richard J. H…

    Danvers – Brother Richard J. Hastings, 88, died unexpectedly on November 10, 2018 at Xaverian House in Danvers. He had been a member of the Congregation of the Brothers of Saint Francis Xavier for seventy years. Born in Brooklyn, NY on Apr. 20, 1930, he was the son of the late Raymond and Catherine (Comerford) Hastings. He was educated by the Xaverian Brothers at Saint Joseph Juniorate in Peabody and entered the congregation in 1948, receiving the religious name Brother Ivo. He received his bachelor’s degree from Catholic University in 1953 and would later earn his master’s degree at New York University. Brother’s teaching ministry began at Cardinal Hayes High…

  • Salem

    Peabody MA – Olga M. (Navarra…

    Peabody MA – Olga M. (Navarra) Bento, 95 of Peabody, died peacefully on Friday, November 9, 2018 at her residence in the comforting presence of her family. She was the wife of the late Antonio S. “Babe” Bento who died in 2016. She was born in Beverly, MA on August 22, 1923 the daughter of the late Pasquale and Deonisia (Alfano) Navarra and was raised there and had resided in Peabody for the past 70 years. She had been employed at the GTE Sylvania Company at the Sylvan St., Danvers plant for 30 years prior to her retirement in 1985. Olga was very crafty with her hands and enjoyed doing…

  • Salem

    Salisbury – Mrs. Kathleen (Pap…

    Salisbury – Mrs. Kathleen (Pappas) Mahoney 63, of Salisbury, formerly of Peabody and Salem, beloved wife of 24 years of Sean Mahoney, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 at Mass General Hospital following a long courageous battle with cancer. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Frances (Salvo) Pappas. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. Mrs. Mahoney began her professional career with the Parker Brothers Company in Salem. She matriculated to working at the former Chase House Restaurant in Salem and more recently she had been employed with Verizon as a Customer Service Representative until the progression…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Virginia R. (Wendell…

    Danvers – Virginia R. (Wendell) Innis, 83, died Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at her home following a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late Donald F. Innis, Jr. Born in Peabody on July 6, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Helen (MacDonald) Wendell. Ginny was a longtime Danvers resident and a member of the Elm Club. She loved being around friends and family and was always the life of the party. She leaves a daughter, Cheryl Innis and her husband Ricky Harris of Somers, CT, two grandchildren, Caitlyn Innis and Donald F. Innis, IV, a great-grandson, Aiden Donald Innis, and many nieces and nephews.…

  • Salem

    Salem, MA – William Charles Fe…

    Salem, MA – William Charles Felton, age 58 years, passed away on November 7, 2018 after a courageous battle against cancer. William is survived by his wife, Michelle (Maurice) Felton. William was a lifelong resident of Salem. He graduated from Salem High School Class of 1979 where he was a member of both the football and baseball teams. Following high school, he served his country as a member of the US Navy. After his military service he worked over 35 years in the masonary/construction field. He was an avid sports fan and loved watching and supporting all the Boston Professional teams. He also loved to cook and fish. William was…

  • Salem

    Danvers – David G. Morrell, 61…

    Danvers – David G. Morrell, 61, of Danvers, formerly of Topsfield and Peabody, passed away Monday morning, November 5, 2018, at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. Born in Natick, son of Stuart B. Morrell of Topsfield, and the late Marilyn (Daley) Morrell. He was raised and educated in Topsfield and was a graduate of Masconomet High School with the class of 1975. He furthered his education and graduated with his bachelor’s degree from UMass Amherst. Mr. Morrell had been employed at Wash Depot Holdings in Malden for the past 20 years, and prior to that he had worked for Raytheon in Waltham for over 15 years. David was…

  • Massachusetts Death Notices

    Philip G. Lefebvre 11/11/2018 12:00:00 AM Medway,MA / Cambridge,MA

    Philip G. Lefebvre., 78, a longtime resident of Medway, died unexpectedly on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Judith A. (Rafferty) Lefebvre since 1972. Born in Cambridge on October 22, 1940, he was the son of the late J. Gerard and Gertrude (Callahan) Lefebvre. Mr. Lefebvre graduated from the former Cambridge High and Latin and proudly served in the Navy on a destroyer during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Before his retirement, Mr. Lefebvre worked as an accountant and real estate agent for many years. He enjoyed canoeing and also volunteered at VA Hospitals and the Medway Senior Center. Besides his wife, he is…

  • Stoneham

    Ralph J. Freda 11/10/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Stoneham,MA / Cambridge,MA / Saugus,MA

    Ralph J. Freda passed away peacefully at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center of Burlington. He was 77. Born and raised in Cambridge, he was the son of the late Nicholas and Lena (Ferraro) Freda. Ralph was a long-time employee of the City of Cambridge Department of Public Works. A 30 year resident of Medford, he lived in Stoneham for the past 18 years. Ralph was devoted to his family. He worked hard to give them a good life. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was particularly proud of his dogs. Besides his family, Ralph was a great and loyal friend to many enjoyed spending time…

  • Watertown

    Armando Pezzella 11/9/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / East Boston,MA / Somerville,MA / Watertown,MA / Newton,MA

    Armando Pezzella, age 82, passed away peacefully in the company of his family at Life Care Center of Stoneham. He was the son of the late Sabatino and Maria (Mustone) Pezzella. A Medford resident for nearly 40 years, Armando had lived with his family in East Boston when they came to America from Melito, Italy in 1960. Armando worked in the construction business. He was devoted to his family, enjoyed cooking and keeping a beautiful and bountiful garden. He is survived by his beloved wife, Anna (DiPietro) Pezzella. He leaves his devoted son Sam Pezzella of Medford and his devoted daughter Maria Iraci and her husband Angelo of Medford. He…

  • Weymouth

    Doris M. Williams 11/10/2018 12:00:00 AM Weymouth,MA

    Doris M. (Ahlee) Williams, age 87, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Doris was born and raised in Quincy before moving to Weymouth in 1958. She was a very active 50 plus year member of the Order of Eastern Star. Doris traveled as a State Officer of Eastern Star through the Grand Chapter for many years and served as past Worthy Matron several times at the Wessagusset Chapter in Weymouth. She also became a member of Pilgrim Chapter in East Bridgewater and Wistaria Chapter in Needham. Doris was a Bookkeeper for 50 years at Goodhue O’Brien Insurance Agency and was a very active member…

  • Woburn

    Agnes A. Dalton 11/9/2018 12:00:00 AM Winchester,MA / Woburn,MA / Tewksbury,MA

    Agnes A. Dalton (Reilly), age 83, of Tewksbury, MA, formerly of Winchester and Woburn, passed away peacefully on November 9th, surrounded by her family, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Agnes was born in Woburn, MA, one of 6 children to Elmer and Jesse (MacDonald) Reilly of Woburn. Agnes attended St. Charles School in Woburn, and graduated with the class of 1952. She enthusiastically attended her 40th and 50th class reunions at St. Charles, as she had maintained lifelong friendships with her classmates. Agnes moved to Winchester where she raised her four children. She worked hard, took classes at night and worked as an office manager with DEKR Corporation.…

  • Woburn

    John C. Lichoulas 11/9/2018 12:00:00 AM Woburn,MA / Methuen,MA / Burlington,MA / Winchester,MA / Lowell,MA

    Lichoulas, John C. of Woburn, November 9, 2018. Beloved husband of Roberta T. (Goddard) Lichoulas. Cherished son of Agnes E. (McCarthy) of Woburn and the late James T. Lichoulas. Devoted father of Alicia Dawn Lichoulas and Johnny Lichoulas, both of Woburn. Brother of Jim Lichoulas and his wife Rita, Ted Lichoulas, Richard Lichoulas and his wife Rosemarie, Vicky Sandiford and her husband John, Al Lichoulas and his wife Cathy, and Maria Lichoulas. Brother-in-law of Glenn Goddard and his wife Maureen, Paulette Flammia and her husband John. Godfather of Eva Lichoulas of Woburn and further survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral from the McLaughlin – Dello Russo Family Funeral…

  • Worcester County

    Christopher Curran 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA / Framingham,MA

    Worcester – Christopher Curran, 61, of Worcester died on Monday, November 5th in the Worcester Health Center after. Mr. Curran is survived by his son, Christian Curran of Holliston; his step daughters, Lyndsi Kowalewski of Oxford and Bobbi Ellis of Holliston; three brothers, Robert Curran of Hopedale, Mark Curran of Marlborough and William Curran of Uxbridge; his former wife, Laurie M. Curran and many nephews and nieces. Chris was born in Framingham, son of the late Robert and Lauria (Langlois) Curran and is also predeceased by two brothers, Joseph and Michael Curran and a sister, Cathryn Rachwal. Mr. Curran worked as a cooked for many years in the Framingham area…

  • Worcester County

    John Francis Romanowski 11/7/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    John “Jackie” F. Romanowski, 83, of Worcester died Wednesday, November 7, 2018 in Life Care of Auburn. He is survived by three nieces, Elaine, Barbara and Stephanie; grandnieces and grandnephews. He is predeceased by a sister Rita Monovich and brothers, Thomas and Joseph Romanowski. He was born in Worcester a son of the late Anthony and Lottie (Sandecki) Romanowski. Mr. Romanowski retired after many years as a maintenance worker for the City of Worcester. He was a US Army veteran serving during the Korean War. Jackie was a member of the American Legion, Posts 435 and 318. He was a fan of dog and horse racing but also had great…

  • Lynn

    Gambale Sr., Charles Joseph

    Charles Joseph Gambale Sr., age 83 of Swampscott, died peacefully at the Devereaux House, Marblehead, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday November 10, 2018. A lifelong resident of …

  • Cape Cod

    Steven A. Downing

    YARMOUTHPORT – Steven Downing of Yarmouthport, formerly of Needham MA, died peacefully on November 5, 2018. Steven was a beloved son, brother and father who enjoyed being with friends and family, going to car shows and spending time outdoors appreciating what nature had to offer…