• North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Kathryn Hayes

    Kathryn Ann (Kelly) Hayes, 78, died peacefully at her home in Dawsonville, GA, on December 1st after a courageous struggle with rheumatoid arthritis, with her loving family by her side. Kathryn was born on April 29, 1940 in North Adams, MA to Margaret (Cummings) Kelly and Donald Kelly. She graduated from St. Joseph’s high school in 1957 and attended Bliss Business School. While working at the local telephone company Kathryn, quite serendipitously, met Frank Hayes, a pilot from Cohoes, NY who was flying corporate planes out of Harriman Airport in North Adams. Romance blossomed and they were married at St. Francis Church in North Adams in 1961. Shortly thereafter they…

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Loretta Sheehy

    Loretta Mary Sheehy, 88, of Williamstown, MA, passed away peacefully December 1, 2018 at Berkshire Medical Center. Born in New Marlborough, MA to the late Roslyn Viola and Henry Hebert, she grew up on Lake Buel where her parents owned Hebert’s Beach Motel and her father built many of the cottages. She graduated from Searles High School in 1948. After she married, she moved to Stewart Manor, NY and raised her children there. She later moved back to Gt. Barrington where she worked at the Berkshire School and Bob’s Deli. Upon retirement she moved to Williamstown where she continued to be a big fan of the Williams College men’s basketball…

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Colleen Fogarty

    COLLEEN “MIDGE” (CROSIER) FOGARTY, 64 of Florida, MA died on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, MA. She was born in North Adams on February 20, 1954, a daughter of the late Marshall “Bud” Crosier and Joan (Kelly) Crosier. She attended schools in North Adams and graduated from Drury High School with the class of 1973. She was a loyal employee at North Adams Regional Hospital as a dietary supervisor until it closed. Colleen was a member of the Greylock Community Club in North Adams and also a member of the Readsboro American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post #29. She is survived by her husband, Daniel Nagle…

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Jean LeClair

    Jean Ann (Sebastino) LeClair, 89 of North Adams, MA died Saturday December 1, 2018 at North Adams Commons. She was born in North Adams, MA on November 15, 1929 a daughter of John and Veronica (Charron) Sebastino. She attended North Adams schools and graduated from Drury High School with the class of 1948. Jean was last employed by Hunter Outdoor Products and later worked part-time at the North Adams Transcript. She was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church. Jean enjoyed Bingo and knitting. She was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots. She was the widow of John A. LeClair Sr. who died…

  • Lynn

    Rosemarie A. Quinn, 104

    Rosemarie (Deveau) Quinn, 104, died peacefully, on Nov. 19, 2018. She was the wife of the late James L. Quinn. Born in Lynn, Rosemarie was the daughter of the late Thomas and Cleophis (LeBlanc) Deveau. She was a graduate of Lynn English High School. Rosemarie was predeceased by her loving son, J. Lewis Quinn Jr., who passed away May 24, 2018. She leaves behind her sister, Theresa E. Gately; numerous nieces and nephews; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Her love for her family knew no bounds. Rosemarie loved all outdoor activities including camping, skiing, the beach, traveling and most importantly she had an amazing passion and talent for…

  • Lynn

    John McFarlane, 81

    LYNN — John Alexander Wilson “Jack” McFarlane, age 81, of Lynn, died peacefully with his family at his side, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. He was the husband of the late Rebecca “Ruby” (Ramsay) McFarlane, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage. Born in Alexandria, Dubartonshire, Scotland, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Meikleham) McFarlane. He came to this country in 1958 and lived in New York before coming to Lynn in 1968. Jack was a machinist at the GE Riverworks Plant in Lynn for more than 30 years until his retirement in 2002. A member of the Masons,…

  • Lynn

    Robert P. Athanas, 71

    SWAMPSCOTT —After a short illness, Robert Athanas, 71, of Swampscott, Boston, Yarmouth Port and Boca Raton, died on Nov. 28 at home surrounded by his three brothers and many cousins. Mr. Athanas was the third son of the late Anthony and Esther Athanas (Mitchell). He continued in his father’s tradition, managing Anthony’s Pier 4 Restaurants with his brothers. Robert was also a voracious reader and brilliant analyst of news and politics. He was passionate and broadly versed in a variety of subjects. His deep interest in music ranged from his own piano playing to an encyclopedic knowledge of R&B, soul, Broadway music, jazz and pop, particularly Motown. He had traveled…

  • Attleboro

    Joan E. Vine, 91

    SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Joan Elizabeth Vine, 91, a longtime resident of Plainville, passed away Thursday evening, Nov. 29, 2018 at Heritage Hills in Smithfield with her beloved family by her side. She was the wife of the late Walter “Red”…

  • Attleboro

    Louise A. DeClemente, 88

    Louise A. (Scarpellini) DeClemente, 88, of Raynham, formerly of Mansfield, passed away peacefully, in the presence of her adoring family on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at the Life Care Center in Raynham. She was the beloved wife of the late Carl…

  • Medfield,  Millis

    Theresa Cousens

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login Theresa Cousens December 01, 2018 Theresa M. (Morton) Cousens 89, of Millis, died peacefully at her home in the care of her son and daughter on Saturday December 1, 2018. She was the wife of the late Allen V. Cousens. A resident …

  • Shrewsbury

    James Belanger

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login James Belanger March 28, 2003 – December 01, 2018 James Anthony Belanger, 15, beloved youngest son of Brumilda and Alex Kittenplan died Saturday December 1, 2018 due to a fire in the family home in Millbury. Calling hours for James will be on Su …

  • Belmont,  Waltham

    Marcia Contrino

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Online Memorial Donations Family Login Marcia Contrino October 15, 1941 – December 01, 2018 Marcia Louise (Langill) Contrino Of Marshfield, passed away Saturday afternoon, December 1, 2018, after a lengthy illness, at her home. She was 77. Born and raised in Waltham to the late Alf …

  • Springfield

    Charles “Charlie” Gore, Jr.

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Online Memorial Donations Family Login Charles “Charlie” Gore, Jr. December 26, 1927 – December 01, 2018 Charlestown, RI- Charles G. Gore Jr. of Charlestown, RI passed away December 1, 2018 at the Rhode Island Veterans’ Home in Bristol, RI. Charles, son of the late Charles and Rose (Ducharme) Gore …

  • Attleboro

    Merle I. Hansel, 97

    Merle I. (Quinham) Hansel, 97, of Wales, Mass., formerly of Mansfield, passed away peacefully, in the presence of her loving family, on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 at the Quaboag Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center in West Brookfield. She was the…

  • Attleboro

    James L. Dever, 91

    James L. Dever, 91, of Lady Lake, Florida, formerly of North Attleboro and Needham, Mass., passed away on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. He was the husband of Elizabeth (Holychuk) Dever.

  • Gloucester

    Rockport – Carol E. (Thibeault…

    Rockport – Carol E. (Thibeault) Powell, 87, of Rockport, passed away on Wednesday evening, November 28, 2018 at the Beverly Hospital surrounded by her children. She was born in Rockport on May 3, 1931, daughter of the late Eugene and Eva (Rapp) Thibeault. Carol was a graduate of Rockport High School, Class of 1949 and later attended Laboratory School in Washington D.C. She traveled throughout the United States before settling down in Rockport to raise her two children. She worked for many years in the lab at the Cape Ann Medical Center, where she met and help care for many people in the area. Carol enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, cooking,…

  • Gloucester

    Rockport – Jean Phyllis (Sawye…

    Rockport – Jean Phyllis (Sawyer) Cooney, 89, of Rockport, passed quietly with her family at the Kaplan House in Danvers on Tuesday afternoon, November 27, 2018. Jean was born in Gloucester on June 13, 1929, the daughter of Anna (Doyle) Sawyer and George I. Sawyer. She attended Gloucester High School where she developed a love of acting and the theatre and was voted Best Actress of the Class of 1947. She attended Dean Junior College and then attended the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene. Jean married Matthew W. Cooney, Jr. in 1952 and they traveled first to Scotland for a year and then to New Zealand for a year while…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport, MA – James Stackp…

    Newburyport, MA – James Stackpole Abeel, 75 , died peacefully on Oct 27th, from the effects of Alzheimers. Jim to his friends, Jimmy to his family, was a longtime resident of Plum Island. He came to Newburyport as a “cub” reporter for the Daily News; Manager of The Grog, private detective, and finally a therapist in the Massachusetts prison system for inmates struggling with substance abuse. Born December 1st 1942 in Morristown, N.J. to Elizabeth Stackpole and Neilson Abeel; grandson of Nina and Neilson Abeel of Newark and Morristown, N.J. and Katherine and Lewis Stackpole of Boston and Mattapoisett. He attended Peck School, Morristown, graduated 1960 from The Forman School,…

  • Newburyport

    Haverhill – Gertrude (Rowinski…

    Haverhill – Gertrude (Rowinski) Cardarelli, 92, was born in Haverhill on December 5, 1925, daughter of Alexander and Catherine (Bizuer) Rowinski. She was educated in the Haverhill school system, graduating from Haverhill High School in 1943. She and her husband owned and operated Merrimack Industrial Finishes, Inc. of Bradford for over 30 years, whose quality US government spec coatings made it to the moon in the late 60’s on NASA’s Apollo Lunar Landing Module and furnished Raytheon’s MIM-23 medium range, surface-to-air Hawk Missile System. The business was sold in 1974 at which time they retired, spending summers at Hampton Beach. Gertrude was very active in the business community in her…

  • Salem

    Peabody – Chester W. Chmiel, 7…

    Peabody – Chester W. Chmiel, 74, beloved husband of Josephine (Zocco) Chmiel, died unexpectedly on Wednesday November 28, 2018 at the North Shore Medical Center—Salem Hospital. Born in Peabody, he was the son of the late Bryne and Martha (Swiniarski) Chmiel. He was a life-long resident of Peabody. He graduated from St. John the Baptist School in Peabody, Class of 1958, and Essex Agricultural School in Middleton, Class of 1962. Mr. Chmiel enlisted in the United States Navy for four years, from 1964 – 1968, serving during the Vietnam War. He worked for Borden Chemical, H.E. Raymond’s News Agency, Moore Manufacturing, Harmony Metal Products, Micrion, Converge, and C & E…