• Quincy

    Lapham, Pamela Penny

    Pamela Penny Lapham of Hingham died on November 18, 2018, listening to Christmas music and surrounded by decorations from her favorite holiday. She…

  • Belmont,  Waltham

    William Garvin MD

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Online Memorial Donations Family Login William Garvin MD May 19, 1935 – November 26, 2018 Of Newton, passed away peacefully Monday morning November 26th, 2018 at the Maristhill Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Waltham. COMPLETE OBITUARY TO FOLLOW. The Brasco & Sons Memorial Chape …

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Edith Maynard

    Edith May (Fachini) Maynard, 89, of North Adams died on Monday, November 26, 2018 at Berkshire Medical Center. Edith was born on February 11, 1929 in North Adams, MA a daughter of the late Antonio Giuseppe & Edna Alice (Bratcher) Fachini. Edith attended local schools and then went onto work at Wall – Streeter Shoe Company, and then later at Sprague Electric Company. Edith was primarily a devoted mother and homemaker. She loved playing the piano, singing, and playing miniature golf with her girls. She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Edith was the widow of Warren Joseph Maynard who died on January 5, 1998; they were…

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Sandra Reissour

    Sandra (Martinelli) Reissour, 77, of Springfield died unexpectedly on Monday November 26, 2018 at her home. She was born on July 18, 1941 in North Adams, MA, a daughter of the late John and Olga (Cellana) Martinelli. Sandra attended local schools and graduated from Drury High School. She was a graduate of St. Luke’s School of Nursing and later attended the College of Our Lady of the Elms where she earned her Master of Science degree in Nursing. She was employed for 52 years until her retirement at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, first as a Head Nurse and later as an Education Specialist in Academic Affairs. A founding member…

  • Grafton

    Janet Elizabeth Baker, 65

    Janet Elizabeth Baker, 65, of Grafton, a former lifelong resident of Ashland, passed away Nov. 19, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. She was the daughter of the late Ralph and Helen (Rice) Jackson. A graduate of Ashland High School Class of 1971, Janet worked in the daycare center for Gold’s Gym in Ashland, as an insurance billing clerk for Metrowest Pediatrics, and Sharon Bolt and Screw in Ashland. Two children survive her: Seth Baker of Grafton, and Laura Baker-Keane and her husband Br…

  • New Bedford

    Michael J. McQuade, 58

    MATTAPOISETT — Michael J. “Mike” McQuade, 58, of Mattapoisett passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. He was born in New Bedford, son of the late James and Lily (Peck) McQuade.Mike leaves behind his wife of 30 years, Jerilyn (Sunderland) McQuade; his two sons, Myles and Emmett; his four brothers, Thomas, Daniel and his wife Dana, Steven and his wife Mary Anne, and James and his wife Linda; his sister, Mary-Ellen Gosselin and her husband Craig; his sisters-in-law, […]

  • Gloucester

    Manhattan, New York – John Mo…

    Manhattan, New York – John Moses Linsky, 34, of New York City, beloved husband of Albert Yeung, passed away on November 20, 2018 in Manhattan. John was born in Gloucester on March 11, 1984. He attended Gloucester public schools and graduated in the Class of 2002 from Gloucester High School, where he was a Sawyer Medal winner and member of the National Honor Society. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish in 2006 and a master’s degree in Spanish Literature in 2007 from Middlebury College. With his passion for and mastery of languages, he went on to teach Spanish and French at the Beacon School in Manhattan. John’s kindness, warmth,…

  • Gloucester

    Eliot, Maine – Peter Tomlinson…

    Eliot, Maine – Peter Tomlinson Kenyon, 84, Korean War Veteran, resident of Eliot, Maine and a native of Gloucester, MA., passed away on November 15, 2018. He was born in Gloucester, MA on August 5, 1934, son of Paul B. Kenyon Sr. and Louise T. Kenyon. He is survived by his wife Ann, of Eliot, Maine; son Peter Jr. and his wife Linda of Gloucester, MA.; daughter Susan Kenyon of Gloucester, MA; and twin sons David and his wife Betsey of Rowley, MA.; Steven and his wife Julie of Gloucester, MA. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Brandon Kenyon and his wife Lindsey, Olivia Meunsaveng and her husband Jeremy,…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Joseph Silva, 94,…

    Gloucester – Joseph Silva, 94, of Gloucester, husband of the late Patricia E. (Sanderson) Silva, passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at the Addison Gilbert Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Gloucester on February 10, 1924, son of the late Joseph B. and Mary B. (Sears) Silva. His father died when he was 17 years old. Joe had to quit high school to support his family. Joe eventually went back to finish and received his diploma. He was a US Navy Veteran of WWII serving in England and France. At times he also was on a submarine chaser in the English Channel. Joe received the…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Brian C. Tarr of …

    Gloucester – Brian C. Tarr of Gloucester, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully in the early morning of Sunday, November 18, at Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born to Edward and Christine (Taliadoros) Tarr on March 31, 1951 at Beverly Hospital, Brian was a member of a close and very active family centered around the farm on Essex Avenue that was established by his maternal grandparents when they emigrated from Greece in the early 1900’s. There he lived with his parents and his brothers Brent “Ringo” and Bruce, and aunts, uncles and other relatives were always present. The large home was filled with warmth and nearly constant activity from family members, and…

  • Newburyport

    Inverness, FL – Maurice "Charl…

    Inverness, FL – Maurice “Charlie” Edward Boyd, age 85, loving husband and father of four children passed away at Arbor Trail Rehab and Nursing facility in Inverness, Fla., on October 31, 2018. Charlie was born on November 26, 1932, in Newburyport, Mass., to the late Morris and Elizabeth (Francoeur) Boyd. He was a 1950 graduate of Newburyport High School. Charlie proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy for four years, and went on to work as the Assistant Chief of Supply at Pease Air Force Base, retiring after 30 years of service. On October 1, 1955, he married Ruth (Clancy), with whom he recently celebrated…

  • Newburyport

    Amesbury – Christopher Joseph …

    Amesbury – Christopher Joseph Levesque, age 30, of Amesbury, died November 18, 2018, at Portsmouth Regional Hospital. Chris was born in Newburyport, August 12, 1988, one of three sons of Michelle (Bunnell) Levesque of Amesbury, and the late Robert Joseph Levesque, and grew up in Sanford, Maine, where he attended Sanford High School. He had worked at DesignWerkes Manufacturing in Amesbury for the past several years. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, playing pool and video games. His greatest passion by far was spending time with family and friends, having good food, good laughs, and feeling a deep sense of belonging. He will be truly missed by everyone who…

  • Newburyport

    Haverhill, MA – James Peter Do…

    Haverhill, MA – James Peter Doonan Sr. passed away on November 23, 2018. He was born on December 21, 1937, to James T. and Juliette Doonan. After graduating from Holy Cross College, Worcester, Mass., he married his high school sweetheart, Dolores Denise Gouin. The following week he was commissioned an officer in the U.S. Navy. He was a pioneer in the information technology field, where he spent the majority of his career. Pete enjoyed traveling with Dolores and together they visited many places. He had a passion for golf and tennis and was always up-to-date on the latest technology. He enjoyed hosting family gatherings and spending time with his children…

  • Newburyport

    Salisbury, MA – It is with gre…

    Salisbury, MA – It is with great sadness that the family of Loretta Brockelbank (McMahon) announces her passing on Thursday, Thanksgiving morning, November 22, 2018. Loretta passed peacefully in her home after a brief illness at the age of 84. Loretta was a loving mother, sister, friend, and grandmother. She was a passionate person who devoted her life to caring for others. Loretta was born on October 14, 1934, in Boston, Massachusetts. She received her nursing degree from Massasoit Community College, and was a retired psychiatric nurse; previously worked at Pembroke Hospital and Massachusetts Department of Corrections. She was known for her quick wit, infectious smile, rich conversations, and kind…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Norman A “Cookie” Re…

    Peabody – Norman A “Cookie” Regan, 73, of Peabody, died early Saturday morning at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a brief illness. He was the devoted husband of Bonnie (Gilbert) Regan with whom he has shared over 48 years of marriage. Born in Everett, he was the son of the late Daniel T. and Norma S. (Ulwick) Regan. He was a lifelong resident of Peabody and a graduate of the Peabody Vocational School, class of 1963. For many years following his graduation, Cookie was involved with maintenance at various employers, including Bay State Cleaning and the Northshore Shopping Centre. In 1984, he was employed at the Pingree…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Kevin L. Weafer, age…

    Beverly – Kevin L. Weafer, age 55, left this world after a sudden illness on November 22, 2018. “Weaf” was the red-headed, blue-eyed son of Janet (Farley) and Kenneth Weafer. Kevin was the very proud father of Cory Brandon Weafer of Westborough. He was the brother to Sue Michel and her husband, Bob, and Loren LeBlanc and her husband, Jim. A very special uncle to Timothy, Riley and Matthew, and a wonderful friend to many. He will be missed dearly by his uncle, aunts, and many beloved cousins. Kevin attended Beverly High School, class of 1981, and continued his education at Northeastern University where he studied criminal justice, graduating in…

  • Salem

    Peabody MA – Theodore P. “Ted…

    Peabody MA – Theodore P. “Teddy” Soteropoulos, 69, of Peabody, died Sunday, November 18, 2018, at the Brudnick Center for the Living, Peabody, after a long battle with multiple illnesses. He was born in Athens, Greece, the beloved son of the late Peter and Matoula Soteropoulos, and immigrated to the United States in 1961, and had been a resident of Peabody for over 58 years. Despite being afflicted with cerebral palsy at birth, Ted found the courage and with strong support from his family led a productive and fulfilling life. He graduated from Peabody Veterans Memorial High School and later worked as a Maintenance Servicer for General Electric in Lynn,…

  • Salem

    Beverly, MA – Janet Bloom Schl…

    Beverly, MA – Janet Bloom Schlein, late of Beverly, passed away on November 23, 2018, at the Brudnick Center for Living in Peabody. She was the beloved wife of Herbert N. Schlein. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Janet was the daughter of Harry and Carrie (Isenberg) Bloom. She graduated Simmons College in 1952 and married Herb days after her graduation. They were married for 60 years before Herb passed in 2013. For 30 years, Janet worked as a school librarian for the Beverly Public School System. She started at the elementary level and later “graduated” to Memorial Middle School. Janet co-founded the Beverly Chapter of the League of Woman Voters,…

  • Salem

    DANVERS – Joseph A. Fanale, pa…

    DANVERS – Joseph A. Fanale, passed away on November 23, 2018, just 17 days prior to his 90th birthday. He was the loving husband of the late Mary G. (Marino) with whom he shared 66 years of marriage. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Anthony and Angela (DeSantis) Fanale. Joseph graduated from Marietta College, Ohio, and received a law degree from Northeastern University. He received a naval commission from Naval Officer Candidate School, Newport, R.I., and served as Legal Officer of the U.S. Naval Base in Bremerhaven, Germany. He achieved the rank of Captain and commanded two Naval Reserve Training Centers in the First Naval District.…

  • New Bedford

    Joseph H. Gallant, 87

     NEW BEDFORD — Joseph H. Gallant, 87, of New Bedford passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford after a brief illness. He was the loving husband of 47 years to the late Jeannette Y. (Lamarre) Gallant.Born in Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard, son of the late Archie and Florida (Goguen) Gallant, he lived most of his life in New Bedford. Joe served in the Army during the Korean War and later worked for the Steamship […]

  • New Bedford

    Joseph M. Thomas, 86

     NEW BEDFORD — Joseph M. Thomas, 86, of New Bedford died unexpectedly at home on November 24, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Norma Thomas; they had been married for 48 years. Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Michael and Rachel (Jacob) Thomas, he lived all of his life in New Bedford. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Purgatory Church and a member of the American Lebanese Veteran’s Association. He served in the Korean War from 1952-1954. […]

  • New Bedford

    Fr. Brian Marggraf, SS.CC., 90

     FAIRHAVEN — Father Brian Marggraf, ss.cc., an ordained member of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary – United States Province, passed away early on Saturday morning, November 24, 2018 at Our Lady’s Haven Nursing Home in Fairhaven, Massachusetts where he had resided for the last several months. Father Brian, who celebrated his 90th birthday on June 27, was born to Herman and Margaret (Gilcrest) Marggraf in Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1928. […]