• Barre,  Brookfield,  North Brookfield,  Spencer

    John Cranston

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login John Cranston May 27, 1934 – November 19, 2018 BARRE — John “Jack” Cranston, 84, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, November 19, 2018 at Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester, Pennsylvania, after a lengthy illness. …

  • Shrewsbury

    Lorraine Cantwell

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login Lorraine Cantwell January 28, 1938 – November 19, 2018 Lorraine M. (Lavallee) Cantwell, 80, of Auburn died peacefully on Monday, November 19, 2018 at UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus with family at her side. She was the wife of the l …

  • Springfield

    Silquia Rodriguez

    Silquia Rodriguez November 19, 2018 Silquia Rodriguez, 66, of Springfield, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. She was born June 15, 1952 in Cidra, Puerto Rico. She was the daughter of late, Diego Marrero Ramos and An …

  • Shrewsbury

    Maria Ticlea

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login Maria Ticlea August 20, 1948 – November 19, 2018 STURBRIDGE – Maria Ticlea, 70, of Sturbridge died peacefully in the presence of her loving family on Monday, November 19, 2018 at her home. She was the beloved wife of Danila Ioan Ticlea with …

  • Dracut

    Gertrude Pepin

    Gertrude Pepin March 03, 1936 – November 19, 2018 DRACUT, MA – Gertrude L. (Desharnais) Pepin, 82, of Dracut, passed away Monday, November 19, 2018 in her home. She was the beloved wife of the late Norman E. Pepin who died July 6, 2001. Gertru …

  • Grafton

    Cynthia Bath, 62

    Cynthia Bath died on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at her home in Shrewsbury. Born to Russell Bath & Phyllis (Fallstrom) Bath in Worcester on Jan. 20, 1956, she graduated from Grafton High School with the class of 1974 and went on to attend Boston University. For more than 25 years, she ran her own business designing custom pillows with vintage fabrics, especially Fortuny. Her pillows were sought after by interior designers and featured in magazines like House Beautiful, House and Garden, and A…

  • New Bedford

    Barbara A. Miranda, 75

    NEW BEDFORD — Barbara A. (Shepard) Miranda, 75, of New Bedford died Saturday, November 17, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a long illness.Born in Brooklyn, New York, daughter of the late Hilda (Terceiro) Margetta, she lived in New Bedford for most of her life.Barbara enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and attending family cookouts and gatherings. She also enjoyed bird watching and playing cards with her friends.She is survived by […]

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport – Mrs. Geraldine “…

    Newburyport – Mrs. Geraldine “Gerry” P. (Berrett) Smith, 100, of Saugus and Newburyport, died peacefully on November 15, at the Country Center for Health and Rehab on Low Street in Newburyport. Geraldine was born September 20, 1918; she was the daughter of the late Bertha F. and Walter F. Berrett; and sister of the late Helen B. Booth, Walter F. Berrett Jr. and George “Marshie” Berrett. Gerry grew up in Saugus, graduated from Saugus High School in 1936, and the Melrose Hospital School of Nursing in 1939. She married her high school sweetheart, the late Edward “Fred” F. Smith in 1940; an extraordinarily, loving relationship that lasted 74 years, until…

  • Newburyport

    Salisbury – Abdo George Abouze…

    Salisbury – Abdo George Abouzeid, age 74, died Friday morning, November 16, 2018, in the loving presence of his family, at the home of his son, Amal and wife Julie, of Salisbury. Born in Beirut, Lebanon, on July 5, 1944, he was one of eight children of the late George and Chanini (Hayek) Abouzeid and had lived in Lebanon until 1973, at which time he came to this country, settling in Quincy, then moving to Plum Island, Newbury, sharing a wonderful life with his dear friend, Jane. In 2005 he moved to Salisbury to live with his son and his family. He loved sports, especially soccer, music, and was a…

  • Newburyport

    Amesbury, MA – Emma Walker Han…

    Amesbury, MA – Emma Walker Hanks (“Em”) passed away on November 15, 2018, at Merrimack Valley Health Center in Amesbury, Mass., at the age of 88. She was born on February 21, 1930, in Westfield, N.Y., the daughter of the late Edward and Hazel (Clark) Walker. A Westfield resident most of her life, Em was a graduate of Westfield Academy and worked as a bank teller for Marine Midland Bank in Westfield, until she married Hayden L. Hanks on August 26, 1950, and became a full-time mother, raising three active children. Family was Em’s primary focus, and she enjoyed hosting family and friends’ gatherings for many years. She had a…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport – Linda Arlene (Re…

    Newburyport – Linda Arlene (Reardon) Chase, age 55, of Newburyport, passed away peacefully at High Pointe House in Haverhill, with family by her side. Born in Newburyport on January 12, 1963, she was the eldest child of Edward L. Reardon and Marilyn J. (Merrill) Reardon. Linda attended Newburyport High School, class of 1981. Linda had a love for the simple things in life. Her happiest days were spent going to lunch with “the girls,” taking a ride down Plum Island (coffee frappe in-hand) to catch the fresh ocean air, and spending time with her beloved tabby cat Taco. Linda faced many difficulties in her life, a Hodgkins Lymphoma and Breast…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport – Charles C. Mahle…

    Newburyport – Charles C. Mahlert IV, age 77, of Newburyport, died Friday evening, November 16, 2018, in the comfortable surroundings of his home, with his loved ones by his side. He is survived by his devoted wife of 57 years, Adeline (Heeps) Mahlert. Born in Pittsfield, Mass., on October 7, 1941, he was the son of the late Charles C. Mahlert III, and the late Gladys (Jones) Mahlert. He spent many years working for Graf Brothers, driving an 18-wheeler, after which he went on to open his own car lot, Bradford Sales on Storey Avenue in Newburyport, selling and buying cars. He valued his customers, focusing on what they wanted…

  • Newburyport

    Georgetown – Leonard S. "Butch…

    Georgetown – Leonard S. “Butch” Laing, 78, of Georgetown, lost his courageous battle from lung cancer on Friday, November 16, at his home with his family by his side. Butch is no longer suffering and is at peace in heaven. He leaves behind his loving wife of 57 years, Jeannette (Murrey) Laing. Butch enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman, especially in Maine and Canada, where he would travel with his friends. Butch served his country proudly with the U.S. Army. He was a dedicated member of the Georgetown Fish and Game, and served on the Board of Directors. Butch also was a member of the Georgetown…

  • Salem

    Roanoke, TX – Richard “Richie”…

    Roanoke, TX – Richard “Richie” Foley Jr. was born on July 9, 1946, in Salem, Massachusetts, to Richard “Dick” and Margie Foley. He departed this life on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. Richard is survived by his partner of 45 years, Diane Foley; daughters, Jennifer Foley, Melissa Nall and husband Anthony; sister, Maureen Woods and husband Jack Woods; grandchildren, Jacob and Eva Nall; several nieces and nephews; and many close cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents, Dick and Margie. Richard graduated from Salem High School in 1964, where he played football. He worked in the oil field for Western where he made friendships that would last a lifetime.…

  • Salem

    Salem – Mr. Mark Joseph Riley …

    Salem – Mr. Mark Joseph Riley Sr., 71, retired Sergeant, City of Salem, Police Department, beloved husband of the late Barbara Ann (Queenan) Riley, passed away peacefully Friday, November 16, 2018, at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, following a valiant battle and long illness. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late John and Josephine (Sullivan) Riley. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, class of 1965. He continued his education earning his bachelor’s degree from Boston State College. Later in life, he went back to school and earned his master’s degree from Anna Maria College in Criminal Justice.…

  • Salem

    Rosalie Rudnick

    Newton – formerly of Salem, Boston, Lincoln, and Sunapee, N.H., on Saturday, November 17, 2018. Rosalie died from Alzheimer’s disease as a resident in the memory care unit at Benchmark’s “The Falls at Cordingly Dam.” She is survived by her beloved spouse of 60 years, Mitchell K. Rudnick. Devoted mother of Betsy and her fiancé Mark Fox, Charles and his wife Ilyse Greenberg, and James and his wife Shannon Brooks. Beloved grandmother of six. She is survived by her brother Dr. Ronald Ablow and his wife Judy; in-laws Roz Ablow, Gini and Stu Peltz. Beloved daughter of the late Eva and Ben Ablow; sister of the late Joseph. Rosalie’s family…

  • Bridgewater

    Philmore “Butch” Willey 11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM East Bridgewater,MA

    Philmore A. “Butch” Willey, 81, of East Bridgewater, formerly of Hanson, passed away on Friday November 16th at the Brockton Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Mary (Queripel) Willey. His funeral services will be on Saturday November 24th at 9:30AM from the Blanchard Funeral, Plymouth St ( Rt 58 at the rotary circle) Whitman, followed by a funeral mass at 11:00AM in the St John’s Church ,Holbrook. Burial will follow in the Northville Cemetery, East Bridgewater. Visitation will be held on Friday November 23rd from 4:00-8:00PM. Full obituary to follow

  • Chicopee

    Irma (Franceschina) Chretien 11/17/2018 12:00:00 AM Chicopee,MA

    CHICOPEE ~ Irma (Franceschina) Chretien, 94, a longtime resident of Olea Street in the Aldenville section of Chicopee, was Called Safely Home on Saturday, November 17, 2018. She passed into Eternal Life at Wingate at South Hadley surrounded by the care and comfort of her loving family. She was born at home on Grattan Street in Chicopee on October 11, 1924, a beloved daughter of the late Gervasio and Gilda (Orsatti) Franceschina. She was raised in Chicopee, graduated from Chicopee High School in 1942 and was a lifelong resident of Chicopee. During her leisure time, Irma enjoyed knitting, cultivating her beautiful flower gardens and being a doting grandmother. Most of…

  • Dover

    Mary T. Aumais 11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Andover,MA / Haverhill,MA

    Mary T. (Brennan) Aumais, a life-long Andover resident, and beloved wife of the late Richard O. Aumais, died at High Pointe House in Haverhill, MA, on Friday evening, November 16th. Born and raised in Andover. Mary was the beloved daughter of the late Michael and Alice Brennan. Mary will be missed by her loving children, Rosemary E. and her husband, Geoffrey MacDonald of Hampstead,NH, Maura A. Aumais of Andover, Richard M. and his wife, Ann M. Aumais of Andover, Matthew A. and his wife, Anne M. Aumais of Andover, and Stephanie A. and her husband, Sean Ross of Marshfield. Devoted grandmother to Meghan Schmitt and Lauren Keefe, Bridget, Christine, Molly,…

  • Medford

    Angela Acosta 11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA

    Angela Acosta, of Medford, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her love ones Friday, November 16th. She was 100. Born and raised in Habana, Cuba. She was the daughter of the late Gabriel and Paula (Dueñas) Acosta. Angela was a compassionate person, she was always helping anyone in need either by comforting them with words of wisdom, a gentle smile, touch of a hand, home cooked meal, or reciting one of her own poems. She was a strong woman, a dedicated Christian, and taught you to forgive, even if you thought forgiveness was not needed. She was loved by many, she will be missed greatly. Angela was the beloved…

  • New Bedford

    Tobias Vieira 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    New Bedford – Tobias Vieira, age 93, of New Bedford passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Care One New Bedford. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary “Emma” (Cordeiro) Vieira and the late Maria O. Vieira and also the son of the late Jacinto and Irmelinda (Sousa) Vieira. Tobias was born in St. Michael, Azores and moved to the U.S. in 1965 where he worked as a machine operator for AFC Cable Systems. He was also a member of the Local 59 Teamsters Union. He is survived by his children, Aldina Bianco of Acushnet, Mario Vieira of New Bedford and Paul Vieira of Acushnet; grandchildren, David…

  • Somerville

    MAUREEN A. (RILEY) FARRIS 11/17/2018 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA / Somerville,MA

    Maureen A. (Riley) Farris, of Charlestown and a former 20 year resident of Somerville, entered into eternal life on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at the North End Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. She was 54 years of age. Maureen was born in Boston on August 22, 1964, a daughter of the late Andrew Riley and Emily (Reidy) Riley. She grew up in Charlestown where she was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Charlestown High School. Maureen was a homemaker throughout her life, taking care of her beloved family. Maureen is the beloved wife of 35 years to James “Porky” Farris. She is the devoted mother of Ryan…

  • Spencer

    Rene O. Jolicoeur 11/7/2018 12:00:00 AM Spencer,MA

    SPENCER: Rene O. Jolicoeur, 89, of Ash Street died Wednesday, Nov. 7 in his home after an illness. He leaves his wife of 64 years, Dorothy M. (Sugalski) Jolicoeur, two sons; Rene M. Jolicoeur and his wife Sheree of Spencer, and Thomas M. Jolicoeur of Syracuse, NY, a daughter Darlene M. Foley and her husband Brian of Holden. He had four grandchildren; Melissa, Megan, Ryan & Caitlin, and a great grandson, Alex, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother Armand Jolicoeur and three sisters; Anne Demers, Irene Boniface and Jeanette Lacaire. Rene, was born in Spencer, son of Alphonse L. and Eva (Charland) Jolicoeur. His family originated…

  • Wellesley

    Olga (Kolokouris) Geanacopulos 11/17/2018 12:00:00 AM Wellesley,MA

    Geanacopulos, Olga (Kolokouris) of Newton, MA passed away peacefully on November 17, 2018 surrounded by her family and friends. She was the loving and devoted wife of the late George Geanacopulos, mother of daughter Emily Coughlin, son-in-law Joseph Coughlin, granddaughters Mary and Catherine Coughlin and sisters Athena Antonis of Owings Mills, Maryland and Eugenia Maravelis of Baltimore, Maryland. She was born in Vlahioti Lakonia, Greece and survived WWII, Greek famine and civil war before immigrating to the United States in 1955. She was a long time resident of Newton Center and well known to her family and her Greek and local community as a strong, kind, gentle and loving mother,…

  • Woburn

    Fred L. Lunardi 11/17/2018 12:00:00 AM Woburn,MA / Medford,MA / Burlington,MA

    Lunardi, Fred L. of Woburn, November 17, 2018. Beloved husband for 41 years of Beverly (Bailey) Lunardi. Brother of the late Maria Pia LeBert and Luciano Lunardi. Loving uncle of many cherished nieces and nephews, and great uncle to many. Funeral from the McLaughlin – Dello Russo Family Funeral Home, Wednesday, November 21st, at 11 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass celebrated in St. Charles Borromeo Church, 280 Main St., WOBURN, at 12:15 p.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Services will conclude with military honors and burial at Calvary Cemetery, Winchester. Late United States Army…