• Dracut

    Barbara Bradley

    Barbara Bradley July 10, 1938 – November 17, 2018 Barbara Ann Bradley 1938-2018 LOWELL, MA — Barbara Ann (Nagle) Bradley, 80, died unexpectedly on November 17, at Lowell General Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born and raised in L …

  • New Bedford

    Nancy Leonard, 73

    LEONARD: of Marstons Mills, MA, formerly of New Bedford, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, Nancy (Morris), 73. Survived by husband Kenneth Leonard. Funeral Mass 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 2018, at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Osterville, MA. www.johnlawrencefuneralhome.com.

  • New Bedford

    Calvin Siegal, 94

    DARTMOUTH — Siegal, Calvin, 94, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Sue (Davidson) Siegal; they were married for 70 years. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, a son of the late Charles and Augusta (Halperin) Siegal and has been a resident of the New Bedford area for 88 years.He moved to New Bedford when he was 6 years old and after graduating from New Bedford High School, received a bachelor’s degree from Yale University graduating Phi Beta Kappa. He […]

  • New Bedford

    Maria Celeste Silva Germano, 81

    NEW BEDFORD — Maria Celeste Silva Germano, 81, of New Bedford passed away at home on Wednesday November 14, 2018.Born in Sao Nicolau, Cabo Verde, she was the daughter of the late Antonio Miguel Germano and Ana Maria Silva Pimentel Germano.Ms. Germano held the profession of educator while living in Cabo Verde. After moving to New Bedford in 1978, she worked in the bilingual education program with the New Bedford School Department. She later worked as an accounting clerk […]

  • New Bedford

    Olive (Amaral) Tavares, 95

    NEW BEDFORD — Olive (Amaral) Tavares, 95, of So. Dartmouth, died Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at The Oaks. She was the widow of David Tavares and daughter of the late Joseph and Maria (Xavier) Amaral. Born in New Bedford, she resided in So. Dartmouth for 68 years where she was a parishioner of St. Mary’s Church.Mrs. Tavares was employed as a stitcher in various area mills including Paul Modes until her retirement. She was a member of the ILGWU and the Thursday Club at the […]

  • New Bedford

    Lucille Reynolds, 83

    TAUNTON — Lucille (Gomes) Reynolds, age 83, of Berkley, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at Morton Hospital. Born in New Bedford, MA, she was the beloved daughter of the late Manuel and Rose (Silva) Gomes.Lucille had worked as a stitcher/assembler for several local factories over the years. She loved to spend time with her family, loved animals, crocheting and needlework. Back in the day, she belonged to Cape Cod Draft Pony Association.She is survived by her 3 […]

  • Gloucester

    San Francisco, CA – Reginald W…

    San Francisco, CA – Reginald W. Jackson, Jr., 76, died on September 17, 2018, at The Veterans’ Medical Center in San Francisco. He was born at Addison Gilbert Hospital, Gloucester, on July 17, 1942, to the late Reginald and Virginia (Knott) Jackson. Reg is survived by his wife Neli and her two daughters, Kamila Silveira and Ranna Contrerus of Santa Rosa, Calif., his daughter, Laura Capshaw and her mother Madeleine Cormier of Houston, Texas, and his daughter Amy Anderson of Brier, Wash. and her mother, Kim Kingstrom of Tiburon, Calif. He is also survived by four grandsons and one granddaughter, and a sister, Mary Anne Greely of Lake Worth, Fla.,…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport, MA – Mr. Edmund F…

    Newburyport, MA – Mr. Edmund F. O’Connell, Jr, age 72, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 14th. He was the former husband of Jan M. (Hayes) O’Connell. Born in Everett, raised in Winthrop, he was the son of the late Edmund F. and Mary (McNeil) O’Connell. A veteran of the United States Navy during the Vietnam Era Mr. O’Connell worked for many years as an IT specialist with Amtrak. He had been previously employed with Eastern Airlines. His grandchildren and children were the priority in his life, known as the family handyman. Mr. O’Connell was a fan and follower of Elvis Presley. He is survived by his six children, Eddie O’Connell…

  • Newburyport

    Methuen, MA – Maryjane E. (Pau…

    Methuen, MA – Maryjane E. (Paul) Thomas, age 89, most recently of Methuen, and former resident of Merrimac for many years, passed peacefully at Nevins Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Methuen, with family by her side. Born in Newburyport, April 20, 1929, she was the only child of Willard F. and Edith L. (Dole) Paul. Maryjane had worked in the office of the Engel Lewis Counter Company in Merrimac, and had also worked at the Haverhill Council on Aging until the age of 80, driving herself to work everyday. She is survived by her two daughters, Marsha Zona and her late husband David of Shrewsbury, MA and Marilyn Stewart and…

  • Salem

    Ipswich – Immie Thayer died pe…

    Ipswich – Immie Thayer died peacefully at her home in Ipswich on Saturday, November 3, 2018. Born in England, in 1928, she grew up in London and Wavendon. She attended the Manor House School, in Limpsfield, Surrey, and went on to attend Saint Martins School of Art, in London. There, she met her husband, John Otis Thayer, an American, stationed in London, during the war. They married in 1947, and returned to the U.S. She and John had five children, and raised their family in Pennsylvania, New York and Massachusetts. A talented artist, Immie began designing and making evening dresses for an apparel shop, in New York. In 1963, she…

  • Salem

    Deerfield beach, FL – Mr. Rich…

    Deerfield beach, FL – Mr. Richard Jeffery Yonis passed away peacefully at his home in Grapevine, Texas surrounded by family on November 14, 2018 at the age of 61. Rick is survived by his loving wife Robin, children David Yonis and his wife Marla Yonis of Flower Mound, Texas, Caitlin Lewis and her husband Justin Lewis of Grapevine, Texas, Joshua Yonis and his wife Lauren Yonis of Denton, Texas father Joseph Yonis of Boca Raton, Florida, brother Steven Yonis of Boca Raton, Florida, sister Susan Wilens and her husband Gary Wilens of Boca Raton, Florida, stepson Stephen Davis and his wife Betsy Davis of Jacksonville, Florida, grandchildren Riley Yonis, McKenna…

  • Salem

    Malden, MA – Alice Irene McMah…

    Malden, MA – Alice Irene McMahon Farren passed away on July 15, 2018, beloved by all who knew her. She was a brilliant spirit who didn’t just shine, but sparkled. Born in Everett in 1927 to Charles and Alice McMahon, Alice graduated Everett High School early at the age of sixteen to assist the WWII war effort as a cost accountant at General Electric. The mischievous glint in her twinkling blue eyes belied the little girl who would first meet Michael Farren—the man she would one day fall in love with—at the five and dime where he was a young clerk chasing her out of the store as she tore…

  • Salem

    Danvers, MA – Marjorie (Marge)…

    Danvers, MA – Marjorie (Marge) Ruth Delaney, 89, formerly of Amesbury, MA and Danvers, MA passed away peacefully at her residence at Ashland Farm at North Andover on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Marge was born in Danvers to the late Helen Gertrude (Ferguson) and Elden Reid Hersey where she was raised and graduated from the former Holten High School in Danvers where she was the captain of the women’s basketball team. She was a member of the Holy Trinity United Methodist Church on Sylvan Street in Danvers and participated in supporting events. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard C. Delaney, Sr. and…

  • Salem

    Nashua, NH – Regis I. (Tudal) …

    Nashua, NH – Regis I. (Tudal) Hersey, 75, of Nashua, NH and formerly of Peabody, MA, died early Thursday morning, November 15, 2018 at Bridges by EPOCH in Nashua, NH with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Kenneth E. Hersey Sr. who died in 2006. She was born in Melrose, MA on January 9, 1943, to the late Yves and Adelaide (O’Brian) Tudal and was raised and educated in Saugus, MA. She resided in Peabody for many years while employed at the Essex County Bank as a teller. Regis loved watching sports, including hockey and NASCAR, in addition to learning especially about space. She…

  • Salem

    Miami FL – Eleonora (Abbondanz…

    Miami FL – Eleonora (Abbondanza) Mortalo, passed away suddenly Saturday November 10, 2018 at her home in Miami. Eleonora was born in Cretone Italy. Daughter of the late Vito Abbondanza and Maria Della Monica. Eleonora and her late husband Pietro Mortalo together raised a daughter Maria-Antonietta Mamert and her son Vito Mortalo. The family moved to many countries for Pietro’s work, living in Caracas Venezuela, Rome, Italy and many places in the United States. Eleonora was known for her kindness, her cooking and the love of her children, grandchildren and her great-grandchildren. Eleonora leaves behind her son Vito and his wife Barbara Mortalo, her son in law Jean Mamert. Her…

  • Salem

    Miami, FL – It is with great s…

    Miami, FL – It is with great sadness that the family of Maria-Antonietta (Mortalo) announces her sudden passing on November 10, 2018 in her home in Miami Fla. Toni was born in Rome Italy Daughter of Eleonora (Abbondaza) Mortalo and Pietro Mortalo. Toni dedicated over 33 years of her life working as a flight attendant for several airlines such as National, Pan Am and Delta. Her love of God and her willingness to help others led her be a very involved at Saint Louis Catholic Church and with the Nueva Vida Ministry. Toni is survived by her beloved husband of 37 years Jean Mamert, her son Marc Mamert and her…

  • Salem

    Salem – Paul A. Bradley, Jr. “…

    Salem – Paul A. Bradley, Jr. “P.J”, passed away on Friday, November 9, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, after a sudden and brief illness. He was 53 years old. Born at the Lynn Hospital in Lynn, Paul was raised in Peabody until he moved to Salem in 1996. He graduated from Peabody Veterans Memorial Highschool Vocational program in 1983 with his primary study being carpentry. He worked for Glen and Sons Construction for 25 years and subsequently purchased the business in 2009 where it became Bradley Construction Co. He was very proud of his business and took pride in every job he completed whether for a…

  • Fall River

    Brian A. Carlson 11/10/2018 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA / Fall River,MA

    Brian A. Carlson, age 64 of Brockton died Saturday November 10, 2018. Brian was the son of the late Carl A. and Patricia (Johnson) Carlson. For over 25 years Brian lived in various BAMSI group homes. He attended Shoe City and Easton Day Habilitation for many years. Brian was independent, jolly and loveable. He loved music, dancing, watching sports and visiting flea markets. When he was younger he enjoyed playing basketball and attending various community outings at DW Field Park and music concerts. A memorial gathering will be held in the Conley Funeral Home, 138 Belmont Street, (Rte 123) Brockton on Monday, November 19, from 11 to 12 noon. Everyone…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Bertha J. (Noftle) Curdo

      Bertha J. (Noftle) Curdo November 13, 1934 – November 15, 2018 Mrs. Bertha “Bert” J. (Noftle) Curdo, 84 and long time Ayer resident passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family on Thursday evening, November 15, 2018. Services for Bert are currently pending. Bert’s obituary to follow.  

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Thomas Cribb

    Thomas Cribb Boston Thomas Cribb of Boston, November 13, 2018. Beloved Brother. He leaves extended family and friends.  Thomas Cribb of Boston, November 13, 2018. Beloved Brother. He leaves extended family and friends.  View   Send Flowers

  • Medford

    Louise V. “Grammy” (Cristoforo) Cataldo 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Leominster,MA / Burlington,MA / Easton,MA

    Louise V. “Grammy” (Cristoforo) Cataldo of Burlington died on Tuesday, November 13. Raised in Everett, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Rose (Bernard) DeCristoforo. Louise enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, looked forward to having meals with her family, talking on the phone along with visits from family and friends. She was a devout Catholic and a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend to everyone! Louise was the devoted mother of Ernest Cataldo and his wife Teri of Leominster, and Stephen Cataldo and his wife Judy of Burlington. She was the loving grandmother of Carrie Cote, Mark Cataldo, Sarah Zanni and her husband Jeffery, Kelsey Craw and…

  • Natick

    Joseph Shield 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM Natick,MA

    NATICK: Joseph H. Shield, 82, died peacefully in Marlboro Hills Healthcare Center after a period of declining health. Joseph was born on August 30, 1936 to the (late) Henry J. and Mary (Snow) Shield in Natick. Joe graduated Natick High School in 1955 and joined the United States Marine Corps, where he proudly served for 6 years during the Vietnam War. Joseph is survived by his 3 children: Joseph Shield, Michael Shield, and Nanci Anderson; his sister Elizabeth Shield;2 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; his high school sweetheart, with whom he has spent the last 18 years after reconnecting later in their lives, Jean Lynch; Jean’s children: Richard and Diana Lynch…

  • New Bedford

    Deolinda (Correia) O’Grady 11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    NEW BEDFORD… Deolinda (Correia) O’Grady, 89, of New Bedford passed away November 15, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the widow of John P. O’Grady. Born in Swansea, she was the daughter of the late Manuel S. and Sarah C. (Silva) Correia. Mrs. O’Grady had worked as a Floor Lady at the former Kravif Manufacturing prior to her retirement and enjoyed sewing, cooking, gong for walks, reupholstering furniture and spending time with her family. Survivors include her daughters: Veronica MacLeod and her husband Stewart of Little Roc, AK, Deolinda Raposo and her husband Joseph of Fall River and Christine Piquette and her husband Alfred of Wareham; 10 grandchildren; 14…

  • South Boston

    ELIZABETH “BETTY” BREEN 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM South Boston,MA

    Breen, Elizabeth M. (Betty), 88, of South Boston, MA, passed peacefully on November 14, 2018. Betty was predeceased by her parents, Rose and Pasquale Macrillo, siblings Tina, Mary, Pasquale, and Vincenzo, her loving daughter, Elizabeth (Michael) Hird, son, Joseph, and daughter in law, Lissette (Perez) Breen. Survived by Linda (Nora). Paul, Edward (Kathy), John (Debbie), Teresa (Michael), and Donna (John). Beloved Nana to Elaine (Peter), Melissa (Daniel), Kristin (Daniel), Michael, Felicia, Kyle, Meghan (Nick), Stephanie, Robin, and Joseph. Great Nana to Courtney, Timothy, Alexis, Aidan, Peter, Kayla, Ava, Justin, Michael, Addison, Michael, Natalie, Avanni, and Liliana. Beloved by many friends in the Old Colony Projects. Visiting hours will be from…