• Boston

    Dionisio Herrera 12/2/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Dionisio Herrera, age 91, of Dorchester, formerly of Honduras, died on December 2, 2018. Visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Saturday December 8 from 6-9 PM. Arrangements are being made for his transportation to Honduras for funeral and interment services there.

  • Boston

    Andrew C. Dorsey 12/4/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Andrew C. Dorsey of Roslindale, formerly of Jamaica Plain, on December 4, 2018. Husband of Linda (Keyho). Father of Erica Dorsey and Kyle Manning. Son of the late Frederick P, Sr. & Dorothy A. (Tornberg) Dorsey. Brother of Carol A. Noe of Taunton, Rosemarie O’Brien of Walpole, Kenneth J. Dorsey of North Attleboro, Michael E. Dorsey of Hyde Park, the late Frederick P., Jr. and Larry H. Dorsey. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Monday December 10 from 4-8 PM, with…

  • Boston

    Andres Rivera Sanchez 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Andres Rivera Sanchez, age 82, of Boston’s South End, formerly of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, died on December 5, 2018. Visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Tuesday December 11 from 6-9 PM. His family will gather again at the funeral home on Wednesday december 12 from 10 am until 11 am before traveling to Oak Lawn Cemetery for interment services there.

  • Boston

    Flora Oyola 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Flora Oyola, known as Doña Flora, resident of Boston MA, formerly of Naranjito, PR, passed away on December 5, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving daughter Elena at the age of 93 years. Doña Flora, was born in Naranjito PR, to Julian Oyola and Maria Cruz. Beloved sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother and friend. She was married to Guadalupe Fuentes, a loving and caring man for over 60 years. Doña Flora moved to Boston in 1983. She dedicated her life to her family, to the church and to the service of anyone who needed help. Doña Flora’s contagious smile, gratefulness and faith were the…

  • Canton

    Marilyn F. Foley 12/4/2018 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA

    Marilyn F. Foley, age 93, of Canton passed away December 4th at the Norwood Hospital. Born in Boston, she was raised in Dorchester and attended N. Quincy High School and has lived in Canton for the last 61 years. She worked in the Cafeteria at Canton High School for several years and was a devoted housewife and mother. She was a longtime parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church in Canton and former member and Past President of the Canton Catholic Women’s Club. Marilyn was a great cook and an avid Boston Red Sox and Boston Sports Fan. Beloved wife of Joseph W. Mother of Susan F. Mathena and her…

  • Chicopee

    Joseph L. Parent 12/4/2018 12:00:00 AM Chicopee,MA

    CHICOPEE ~ Joseph L. Parent, 93, of Chicopee, was Called Safely Home on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. He passed into Eternal Life at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield surrounded by the care and comfort of his loving family. He was born at home on Lafayette Street in the Aldenville section of Chicopee, a beloved son of the late Arthur and Alma (Lebel) Parent. He was raised in Chicopee and graduated from Chicopee High School. He later lived in Holyoke for several years before moving back to Chicopee where he lived for most of his life. As a member of the “Greatest Generation” Joseph served his country in World War II…

  • Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Merle Merlin

    Merle Merlin Dorchester Merle Merlin 95 of Dorchester, passed away on December 5, 2018.  Beloved wife of Jean Merlin.  She is also survived by her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.     The family will be meeting and departing from Davis Funeral Home, 654 Cummins Highway at 11:45AM on Monday, December 10, 2018 Merle Merlin 95 of Dorchester, passed away on December 5, 2018.  Beloved wife of Jean Merlin.  She is also sur…

  • New Bedford

    Juliana E. Gomes 11/27/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    NEW BEDFORD — Juliana Elizabeth (Roderick) Gomes, 95, died on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Born in Harwich, she was the daughter of the late Zachary and Mary (Rose) Roderick. Julie lived in Port Chester, NY, New Bedford and Dartmouth. Julie was loved and adored by her family and friends, and was known for making the best munchupa around. She will also be remembered for her tireless work as a childcare provider, and many families entrusted their children in Julie’s loving cue. Julie is survived by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sons, Brian Gomes and Allan Gomes; her sisters, Margaret Pires and Mildred…

  • New Bedford

    Joseph E. Piva 12/2/2018 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    Joseph E. Piva, 77, of New Bedford died December 2, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness. Born in New Bedford, son of the late John and Mary L. (Medeiros) Piva, he lived in New Bedford all of his life. Mr. Piva was formerly employed as a commercial fisherman on several vessels in the New Bedford fleet. He also was a business agent for Seafarers International Union, and Teamsters Union Local 59. Mr. Piva enjoyed riding his Harley. He served in the U.S. Army. Survivors include his 3 daughters, Lorrie Piva and Kim Piva, both of New Bedford and Stephanie Piva of Virginia; 5 grandchildren; his companion, Brenda…

  • Provincetown

    Colonel Charles T. Westcott, Jr. USMC [ret] 12/2/2018 12:00:00 AM Provincetown,MA

    Colonel Charles T. Westcott, Jr, USMC (ret) died in his home at 8 West Vine Street in Provincetown on December 2, 2018. He was 95 years old. Charles was the son of Lieutenant Colonel Charles T. Westcott, USMC and Caroline Prevost Westcott, both of whom served in France during World War I. He was orphaned at three years old and raised by his maternal grandmother Caroline Stevens Prevost. She purchased the property at 8 West Vine Street in Provincetown in 1927 and he spent his very happy childhood sailing Provincetown Harbor, and exploring Telegraph Hill and the Province Lands beyond. He attended the West End School and Provincetown High School…

  • Walpole

    Stephen E. Boulais 11/6/2018 12:00:00 AM Walpole,MA

    Stephen E. Boulais, 64, of Walpole passed away on November 6. He was born in Warwick, Rhode Island, July 17,1954, the son of Marilyn (Kambour) Boulais and the late Richard Boulais. Steve was an avid skier which led him to Killington, Vermont where he managed the Grist Mill Restaurant for many years. He was also a talented artist and will be remembered for his sense of humor. In addition to his mother he is survived by his brother Craig Boulais and his wife Carolanne and his sister Jeannine Boulais. He is also survived by his nephews, David, Kevin, Alan and niece Angela Boulais and nephew Michael Lewandos. Service was private.…

  • West Roxbury

    Eileen Mary (DeDominicis) Williams 12/4/2018 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA / Roslindale,MA / Boston,MA / Jamaica Plain,MA / Dedham,MA

    Williams, Eileen M. (DeDominicis) of Boston, formerly of Roslindale, December 4, 2018. Beloved wife of John J. Williams, Jr. Loving mother of Charlene Williams of Boston, Lisa Joseph and her husband Marven of Weymouth, John J. Williams III of Boston, and Cynthia A Williams of Boston. Devoted grandmother of Briana Alexis Williams of Weymouth, Alexander Isiah Williams of Boston, and Katelyn Alexis Williams of Boston. Beloved daughter of Arlene DeDominicis of Roslindale and the late Robert W. DeDominicis, Sr. Loving sister of Michael DeDominicis and his wife Linda of Saugus, Ruthann Campbell and her husband Walter of Dedham, Joseph DeDominicis of Boston, and the late Robert DeDominicis. Also survived by…

  • Winchester

    Richard Patrick Papa, Sr. 12/4/2018 12:00:00 AM Somerville,MA / Boston,MA / Winchester,MA

    Richard Patrick Papa, Sr. of East Somerville died on Tuesday, December 4. Born and raised in Boston’s West End, he was the son of the late Luciano D. and Josephine (Ardollino) Papa. Richard worked in the trucking industry and was a resident of East Somerville for 45 years. He was the husband of Janice (Tibbetts) Papa, and the devoted father of Richard Patrick Papa Jr. of East Somerville, Jeannemarie McCormack and her husband Vincent of Winchester, and Paul James Papa of East Somerville. Richard was the loving grandfather of Kristyn and Andrew McCormack of Winchester, Joshua Mathew Papa of Tewksbury, and the late Richard Patrick Papa III. He was the…

  • Lynn

    Dutch, William R.

    William R. “Coach” Dutch, age 79, of Lynn, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, surrounded by his loving family following a lengthy illness. He was the loving and devoted …

  • Reading

    Pauline R. O'Hara | 12/06/2018

    View The Obituary For Pauline R. O'Hara. Please join us in Loving, Sharing and Memorializing Pauline R. O'Hara on this permanent online memorial presented by Douglass, Edgerley, & Bessom Funeral Home.

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Stella Schecter

    Stella Schecter, 98 of Lenox, died Thursday December 6,2018 in the comfort of her own home. Stella was born in Vienna, Austria and came to the United States in 1939. She is predeceased by her husband Joseph Schecter, with whom she built a life with for 68 years. Stella was a seamstress maven, and worked in the garment district of NYC and made dresses for many, including Marilyn Monroe. She was very active in Hadassah, and a past president of the Cranford NJ chapter. She is survived by her son and daughter in law, Dr Gary I. and Dawn M.Schecter, of Pittsfield. A daughter, Reba J. Schecter of Tyringham, and…