• Vineyard Haven

    Mass for William J. Stafursky

    A memorial funeral Mass for William J. (“Bill”) Stafursky will be celebrated on Sat., Dec. 1, at 11 am in St. Augustine’s Church, Franklin Street in Vineyard Haven, and burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Vineyard Avenue in Oak Bluffs, with military honors provided by the veterans of Martha’s Vineyard, along with a Masonic funeral service by the Oriental-Martha’s Vineyard Masonic Lodge. Visiting hours in the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road in Oak Bluffs, will be held on Fri., Nov. 30 from 5 to 7 pm. Donations may be made to the Veteran Outreach Program at M.V. Community Services, 111 Edgartown Road, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.…

  • Wakefield

    Stella M. Zitzow, 95

    Published in the November 26, 2018 edition. LYNNFIELD — Sarah E. Welsh, 81, of Lynnfield died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 at the Hunt Nursing and Rehab Center in Danvers. Born in Melrose on January 10, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Arthur L. and Ruth E. (Ober) Wiley. Mrs. Welsh was a lifelong Lynnfield resident and was a graduate of Wakefield High School and Huntingdon College. She was a retired librarian for the city of Boston and also worked at the Lynnfield Library. Mrs. Welsh was also…

  • Wakefield

    Sarah E. Welsh, 81

    Published in the November 26, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — Annette F. Gill, 94, of Wakefield and formerly of Medford died November 22, 2018 in Lexington. Mrs. Gill was born in Malden on January 28, 1924 and was the daughter of the late Michael and Ella F. (McNeil) Perry. She was raised in Medford and was a graduate of Medford High School, Class of 1941. She had been a Wakefield resident since 1986 and was a member of Saint Florence Church. Mrs. Gill was the loving mother of Christopher M….

  • Wakefield

    Annette F. Gill, 94

    Published in the November 26, 2018 edition. WAKEFIELD — M. Doris (Morris) DiNardi, 98, passed away at Winchester Hospital on November 20, 2018. She was born in Malden to the late Charles and Rita (Amirault) Morris. She was raised in Malden and graduated from Malden High School, Class of 1938. Doris lived in Malden for several years. She and her husband Domenic built a house in Melrose on Mt. Vernon Ave. They lived in Melrose for many years before her husband was transferred to New Jersey whil…

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Ellis Rud

    Ellis Anthony Rud, 63 of New Ashford, MA died Tuesday November 27, 2018 at his home. He was born in Utica, NY, son of Marianne (Ellis) Rud and the late Anthony Rud. He attended schools in Stockbridge, Richmond and Pittsfield. He graduated from Taconic High School and then went on to the Florida Institute of Technology where he received two degrees, one in environmental science, one in commercial diving. He was an Eagle Scout, and was involved for many years with Search and Rescue. Ellis was last employed by the Massachusetts Dept of Conservation and Recreation as park ranger on top of Mt. Greylock until his retirement. He also worked…

  • New Bedford

    Joseph R. Alves, 88

    NEW BEDFORD — Joseph R. Alves, 88, of New Bedford, passed away at St. Luke’s Hospital on November 25, 2018 after a period of declining health. He was the loving husband of Shirley (Wilbur) Alves with whom he shared 60 years. He was the son of the late Antonio and Isabel (Vieira) Alves.Born and raised in New Bedford, he graduated from NBHS in 1947 and worked for Acushnet Company in various supervisory positions within the data center for over thirty years. During the Korean War, […]

  • New Bedford

    Linda K.L. Reynolds, 62

     FREETOWN — Linda K.L. “Kim” (Hambly) Reynolds, 62, of E. Freetown passed away November 24, 2018 at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of David B. Reynolds.Mrs. Reynolds was born in Acushnet, daughter of the late Frederick A., Jr. and Pauline (Iveson) Hambly, and resided in Freetown for the past 37 years. She was a member of the Smith Mills Christian Congregational Church. She was employed as a Treasury Specialist by Acushnet Company where she worked for 34 […]

  • New Bedford

    George Abreu, 77

     NEW BEDEFORD — George Abreu, a life-time resident of New Bedford, 77, passed away Monday, November 26, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital after a long illness, surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of the late Barbara M. (Zak-Johnson) Abreu to whom he was married for 50 years.Born in New Bedford, he was the loving son of the late John Edward and Mary Dolores (Quintal) Abreu. George was a graduate of New Bedford High School. He was a communicant of Our Lady […]

  • New Bedford

    Adam Troy Rose, 56

    DARTMOUTH — Adam Troy Rose, 56, of Dartmouth died November 23, 2018 at Tewksbury State Hospital.Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Johnnie Mae (Fox) Rose and Frank Rose, he lived in New Bedford most of his life.He was a member of the Christian Fellowship Center.Mr. Rose was formerly employed as a custodian at Fairhaven Lumber for many years until his retirement.He was a member of the Moose Lodge in New Bedford. He enjoyed bike riding, roller skating, […]

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Robert V. “Buzzer…

    Gloucester – Robert V. “Buzzer” Viator Jr., 79, of Gloucester, passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, in Massachusetts General Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of Anna M. (Pata) Viator with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Buzzer was born April 10, 1939, in Gloucester, he is the son of the late Robert V. and Ethel May (Saunders) Viator. He was a lifelong resident of Gloucester, and attended Gloucester High School. Buzzer worked as a forklift operator in the freezer at Gorton’s for 42 years until his retirement in 2001. After his retirement he enjoyed working for his son-in-law David at Footies Chimney, and was…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Mrs. Charlotte J….

    Gloucester – Mrs. Charlotte J. (Bradley) Michon, 93, a lifelong Gloucester resident, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at home with her daughter and granddaughter at her side. She was the loving wife of the late Wilbur F. “Willie” Michon, with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Charlotte was born February 13, 1925, in Gloucester, and was the daughter of the late William L. and Hilda V. (Silva) Bradley. She graduated Gloucester High School, class of 1942, where she held honors in typing, shorthand and general office practice, and was a member of the National Honor Society. After high school, Charlotte enlisted in the U.S. Navy and…

  • Gloucester

    Keene, NH – David W. Brow…

    Keene, NH – David W. Brown, 78, a Gloucester native, recently passed peacefully at Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, New Hampshire. David retired from the U.S. Navy in 1980. He served as a Cryptologic Technician with a Top Secret Clearance. David is survived by his wife of 56 years Ridgely (Mann) Brown. Three children Deborah, Kimberly, and David. Four grandchildren Talon, John, Kate, and Emily. A sister Cynthia (Brown) Carter. He is predeceased by his parents the late Thelma (Wilson) and Raymond Brown of Gloucester. In keeping with David’s wishes Services will be private.

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport, Ma – It is with g…

    Newburyport, Ma – It is with great sadness that the family of Jacqueline Yvonne (Fisette) Folsom announce her passing on November 16, 2018, at the age of 86. Jacqueline will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 66 years, Robert, and her children, Robert and Patrice. She will also be fondly remembered by her daughter-in-law Lisa, her grandchildren Brian and Jenn and 6 great grandchildren. Jacqueline was predeceased by her mother Yvonne, her father Arthur, her brother George and her daughter Pamela. Jacqueline was a graduate of Beverly High School class of 1947. A best friend to many, she will be remembered as a person who loved all people. “Jackie”…

  • Salem

    Peabody MA – Maria Candida (B…

    Peabody MA – Maria Candida (Brasil) Sousa, 92. of Peabody, died peacefully on Sunday, November 25, 2018, at the Care One Nursing Center in Peabody with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Jose J. Sousa. She was born in the Azores, Portugal, on April 14, 1926, the daughter of the late Avelino and Candida (Toste) Brasil, and was raised there before moving to Peabody. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church, and enjoyed doing crocheting and knitting. She is survived by her children and their spouses, George Sousa and his companion Elaine McDonough, Avelino and Maria Emilia Sousa, Gilda and Norberto…

  • Salem

    Ipswich – Rev. Merle R. "Skip"…

    Ipswich – Rev. Merle R. “Skip” Pimentel, 86, former pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church in Ipswich, and loving husband of Barbara A. (Newton) Pimentel, died Wednesday, November 21, 2018, in his Summer Street home following his long illness. Born in Chicopee, April 17, 1932, he was the son of the late Anthony and Olive (Bridges) Pimentel. He was raised in Chicopee where he graduated from Chicopee High School with the class of 1949. In 1955 he married Barbara Ann Newton from Portersville, Pa., and continued his education at Gordon College. He graduated in 1961 with a M.A. and furthered his studies at Gordon Divinity School, graduating in 1964 with a…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Miss Janelle Lavende…

    Danvers – Miss Janelle Lavender Tobin, 22, of Danvers, entered eternal rest on Saturday, November 24, 2018, at her home surrounded by her loving family following a valiant battle with Ewing’s Sarcoma, an extremely rare form of bone cancer. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of Patrick and Janis Lee (Lavender) Tobin. She was raised and educated in Danvers and attended the Smith School, Holten-Richmond Middle School, and a graduate of Danvers High School, class of 2015. Currently, she was enrolled at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, on track to graduate in May of 2019. During her high school years, Janelle was active in many clubs and organizations. She was…

  • Salem

    Danvers – Stephen A. Williamso…

    Danvers – Stephen A. Williamson, Ph.D., 69, former Danvers School Committee member, and local psychologist, died Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Ledgewood Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center as a result of stroke complications. Born in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Mary (Pauley) Williamson and the late Roger Williamson, Stephen was a stellar student athlete and a 1967 graduate of Springfield South High School. After graduation, he furthered his education at Brown University, and Harvard University graduate school where he earned his doctorate degree in Social Psychology. After school, he settled in the Danvers area with his wife, Susan (Zink) Williamson, with whom he recently celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary. He…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Paul Sullivan, “Sull…

    Peabody – Paul Sullivan, “Sully,” 65, of Peabody, and formerly of Melrose, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Saturday afternoon at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston following a brief illness. He was the devoted husband of Maria A. (Appolloni) Sullivan with whom he shared over 35 years of marriage. Born in Stoneham, he was the son of Barbara Ann (McManus) Sullivan of Melrose and the late Michael J. Sullivan. He was raised in Melrose and was a graduate of Melrose High School, class of 1971. Upon marrying his wife Maria, they moved to Peabody where they have resided for the past 35 years. Paul was…

  • Salem

    Ipswich – Charles W. Dort II, …

    Ipswich – Charles W. Dort II, 88, died Friday evening, November 23, 2018, in his home in Ipswich after a long illness. He was the husband of Mary (Cunningham) Dort. Born in Ipswich on March 21, 1930, he was the son of the late Archibald and Joan (Scourletis) Dort. Mr. Dort was a lifelong resident of Ipswich. He was raised and educated in Ipswich; he was a graduate of Ipswich High School, class of 1948. Mr. Dort attended and graduated from U. Mass Amherst with a degree in Forestry. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the Army. He achieved the rank of 1st. Lieutenant and…

  • Salem

    Beverly – John A. Paddol 86, b…

    Beverly – John A. Paddol 86, beloved husband of the late Joan F. (Brown) Paddol, died Friday, November 23, 2018 at his home. Born in Detroit, Michigan, he was the son of the late John F. Paddol and Lena (Woog) Paddol Sulski. He received his education in the Beverly School system and graduated from Beverly High School, class of 1950. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country during the Korean Conflict as a member of the United States Navy. Mr. Paddol had been employed for many years as a mason, having worked for C.B. Ganey Masonry where he made many great friends. He had also worked at the Beverly-Salem…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Vasilios “Bill” Vlac…

    Peabody – Vasilios “Bill” Vlachos, 80, of Peabody, died Sunday morning at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a brief illness. He was the devoted husband of Valentini (Kiratzopoulos) Vlachos with whom he shared over 52 years of marriage. Born in Istiaia, Greece, he was the son of the late Christos and Maria (Mimousi) Vlachos. He was raised and educated in Greece and upon immigrating to the United States in 1957 has lived in Peabody for the past 46 years. Vasilios was employed in the restaurant business for over 60 years, mostly with the Allenhurst Restaurant in Danvers where he was the general manager before his retirement. Vasilios…

  • Salem

    Beverly, MA – Frank R. Marchel…

    Beverly, MA – Frank R. Marchelli Sr., “Bub,” 91, of Beverly, passed away peacefully on November 22, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in Beverly, he was the son of the late Joseph Marchelli and Mary Marchelli (Cardinalli) both of Italy. Frank was a two-time WWII veteran of the United States Air Force earning a WWII Victory Medal, and an Army of Occupation Medal (Japan). He worked as a Chemist for Metal Hydrides. His high school nickname was “Moo.” An all star athlete, he played football, basketball and baseball for BHS as well as minor league baseball for the Chicago Cubs. He enjoyed gardening, golfing,…

  • Salem

    Newburyport – Barbara Louise (…

    Newburyport – Barbara Louise (Turner) Emmith, 81, of Newburyport, passed away peacefully on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers with her loving children by her side. Barbara was born July 28, 1937, in Beverly; she was the beloved and devoted daughter of the late Albert P. Turner Sr. and Katherine A. (Rackliffe) Turner. Barbara graduated from Beverly High School, Class of 1955 and worked as an x-ray technician at Beverly Hospital. Barbara married her husband of 56 years, William H. Emmith in 1962 and moved to Newburyport with their two boys in 1964. Barbara was a stay at home mom for a number…

  • Salem

    Groveland – With great sadness…

    Groveland – With great sadness, the Bouffard family shares the loss of Judith “Judy” Bouffard. Judith, warmly known as Judy and Mémère, was born in Peabody, Massachusetts, on May 28, 1953. She was the daughter of the late Alcide and Loretta (King) Blais. Judy was a loving wife, mother, sister, and grandmother. Judy leaves behind a family that enjoyed spending time with her and adored her immensely. She lived in Groveland, Massachusetts, with her husband of 42 years, Richard Bouffard. Judy was a proud mother of her son, Jason; and daughter, Kerry. She went to Antigua to see Jason marry his wife, Kathryn. Her two grandsons, Colin and Conor, adored…

  • Beverly

    John A. Paddol

    John A. Paddol April 6, 1932 – November 23, 2018 Beverly – John A. Paddol 86, beloved husband of the late Joan F. (Brown) Paddol, died Friday, November 23, 2018 at his h… View Details

  • Charlton

    Russell W. Conway, Sr. 11/24/2018 12:00:00 AM Charlton,MA

    Charlton Russell W. Conway, Sr., 62, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. He leaves behind his wife of 37 years, Sandra L. (Sinkus) Conway, a son, Russell W. Conway, Jr. and his wife Christine M. Conway of Holden, two daughters; Tara L. Bachand and her husband Andrew of Wales, and Alyssa A. Conway and her boyfriend Brad Charbonneau of Southbridge, five grandchildren; Hailey, Hayden, Elizabeth, Austin and Owen, two brothers; Richard Conway and his wife Donna of Harmony, Fl., and Ronald Conway and his wife Darlene of Dudley, two sisters; Cheryl wife of James Weagle of Warren and Carol…

  • Charlton

    Marian F. (Chapman) Scott 11/25/2018 12:00:00 AM Charlton,MA

    Charlton Marian F. (Chapman) Scott, 84, died Sunday, November 25, 2018 surrounded by her family. She is survived by her daughter JoAnn Hansen and her husband Scott as well as her son, Gene Scott and his wife Susan Smith-Scott. She is also survived by her grandsons; Christopher, Michael and Jacob Scott and her great grand-daughter Esme Scott. She also leaves behind nieces, nephews, and dear friend Janice Torteson. Marian was predeceased by her parents, Dolly and George Chapman and her sister Edith Norman. Marian lived many years in Auburn before moving to Charlton, after her retirement from U. Mass. Medical Center. Calling Hours will be Wednesday, November 28, 2018 from…

  • Chicopee

    Angela Grise 11/24/2018 12:00:00 AM Chicopee,MA

    On Nov. 24, 2018 Charlotte Mary (Santos) de Villier, entered into eternal life from her home in the loving care of her devoted family and the staff members of Trinity Hospice Homecare. Charlotte was born in Charleston, South Carolina on July 1, 1924 to the late Carroll and Theodora M. Santos. She lived out her life as a true Charlestonian with grace and dignity. She received her B.S degree in Social Work from Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania, class of 1948. Charlotte was married to her late husband Lt. Col. Alex J. de Villier Jr. for sixty seven years who passed away October 20, 2017. She was devoted to her…