• Boston

    Mildred “Millie” Potter 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Wrentham,MA / Boston,MA

    Mildred (“Millie”) C. Potter, age 91 of Wrentham, died peacefully on December 5, 2018, at The Pond Home where she resided since February, 2017. Millie was born on September 29, 1927 in Boston, Ma to Mildred and Patrick Bresnahan. She grew up in “Southie” with her brother George, and three sisters, Jean, Evie and Ann. As a young adult, she worked with her sister Jean at the United Fruit Company where she had the opportunity to travel to Cuba. She retired from her position at Dennison Manufacturing in Framingham after many years as a customer service representative. She loved the ocean and was blessed to spend many years living between…

  • Bridgewater

    Isabel A. Barry 12/3/2018 12:00:00 AM Barre,MA / West Bridgewater,MA / Bridgewater,MA / Portsmouth,RI / Rockville,MD

    Isabel A. (Abreu) Barry, age 85, of Brockton, died peacefully on December 3, 2018 at St. Joseph Manor, surrounded by her family. She was born and raised in North Easton, a daughter of the late Manuel S. and Piedade (Vieira) Abreu. Isabel was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School, class of 1951, and Brockton Hospital School of Nursing, class of 1954. She was a devoted nurse, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and caregiver. For over 50 years she was employed in the nursing profession. Isabel was a nurse at Brockton Hospital, West Acres Nursing Home, Goddard Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital. Isabel continued to volunteer at Good Samaritan in her…

  • Massachusetts Death Notices

    Lucille Goodreaux Leary 12/2/2018 12:00:00 AM Cambridge,MA

    LEARY, Lucille Goodreaux, 85, of Essex Junction, VT left this life on Sunday, December 2nd, slipping from the embrace of her family directly into God’s hands. In all, she was a woman whose life bore witness to her faith. Born in New Orleans, LA on October 29, 1933 to Ethel Goodreaux, she grew up with her brother, Sidney (“Buddy”) Goodreaux, and her sister, Dorothy Goodreaux, secure in their mother’s love. She met her husband, Herbert Joseph Leary, Jr. at a dance where his father’s band was playing and they embarked on a life of adventures, living in Lansing, MI, Chicago, IL, Iowa City, IA, Schenectady, NY, Shaker Heights, OH, and…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    George Mackay

      George Mackay September 2, 1929 – November 26, 2018 George MacKay age 89 of Littleton passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018 at Emerson Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara Jane (Merklee) MacKay. Born in Waltham on September 2, 1929 he was the son of the late James and Mary (MacKeigan) MacKay. George was raised and educated in Waltham. He enlisted in the United States Army proudly serving his country during the Korean War. Barbara and George married and settled in…  

  • LEICESTER

    Robert M. Harris, Sr. 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Robert M. Harris, Sr., 86, of King Street died Wednesday, Dec. 5 in his home after an illness. He leaves his wife of 64 years, Carolyn A. (MacIntosh) Harris, two sons; Robert M. Harris, Jr. and his wife Jane of Leicester and Kenneth S. Harris and his wife Sharron of Leicester, two sisters; Winifred Mangano of Holden and Rita Giles of Oxford, three grandchildren; Erin Stimson, Ryan Harris and Nicholas Harris and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by 15 brothers and sisters. Robert was born in Cherry Valley, son of John A. and Annie C. (Flanagan) Harris. He worked for the Town of Leicester Highway Dept. for…

  • Mansfield

    Helen R. (Carr) Eastman 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AM Mansfield,MA

    Helen R. Eastman, 81 Dateline: Mansfield, MA Helen R. (Carr) Eastman, age 81, of Mansfield, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at the Life Care Center in Attleboro. She was the beloved wife of the late James G. Eastman, Sr. Born in Attleboro, MA on August 6, 1937, she was a loving daughter of the late Russell S. and Ela M. (Walker) Carr. A Mansfield resident for most of her life, Helen was educated in Mansfield schools and was a graduate of Mansfield High School. Prior to retiring, Mrs. Eastman had worked as a certified nurse assistant at the Ellis Nursing Home in Norwood and was previously employed…

  • Somerville

    Marie T. “Mary” (Del Sapio) Ferrante 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Somerville,MA

    Marie T. “Mary” (Del Sapio) Ferrante, of Somerville, passed away Wednesday, December 5th. She was 94. Born and raised in Revere. She was the daughter of the late Michael and Anna (Nolasco) Del Sapio. Mary loved spending time with her family. She especially loved her granddaughters and great grandson. Everyone was welcomed into her home, where she would always prepare for them a home cooked meal. She made everything from scratch and her oven was always full of delicious Italian traditional dishes, homemade pasta, meatballs, sauce, stuffed artichokes and her famous zucchini squares are just a few to mention. Mary was a dedicated wife, a wonderful mom, loving grandmother, great-grandmother,…

  • Somerville

    Patrick R. Tanso, Jr. 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AM Somerville,MA / Medford,MA

    Patrick R. Tanso, Jr., of Somerville, passed away Thursday, December 6th. He was 87. Born and raised in Boston, he was the son of the late Patrick and Teresa (Giosi) Tanso. Patrick loved to spend time with his family. Family meant everything to him. A natural people person, he had no problem starting conversations with complete strangers. He had a big heart, and will be greatly missed. An avid Red Sox Fan, Patrick loved to catch all the games that he could. Also an animal lover, he had a special spot in his heart for all animals. Patrick was the beloved husband of the late Joan “Fitzy” (Fitzpatrick) Tanso. He…

  • Stoneham

    Gennea A. “Anna Jenny” Perella 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Belmont,MA / Stoneham,MA / Norwood,MA / Wrentham,MA

    Gennea A. “Anna Jenny” Perella of Wrentham died on Wednesday, December 5, at Massachusetts General Hospital of Boston. Born in Boston’s South End, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Flora (Carapellucci) Perella. Anna lived for many years in Palmer before moving to Wrentham. She was the dear sister of Rose Mahoney and her husband Edward of Stoneham, the late Mario Perella and his late wife Mary, the late Rosina Perella, the late Dominic F. Perella and his surviving wife Sylvia of Belmont, and the late Joseph M. Perella and his surviving wife Genevieve of Norwood. Anna is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews, as well…

  • Wellesley

    George Lee Allen 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Wellesley,MA

    Allen, George Lee of Wellesley, December 5, 2018, devoted husband and father of four daughters, passed away at home at the age of 85. George was a true son of New England, born on May 19, 1933 in Chelsea, MA, and raised by his mother, Louise Marie Bianco, and father, Frederick Harley Bradley. He attended the University of New Hampshire, where he earned a BS in Chemical Engineering, graduating in 1954. He then returned to Boston where he began his career with Stone & Webster Engineering, where he rose to become the head of the New York Office and Vice President of International Operations. He relished the many years he…

  • West Roxbury

    Estelle (Desrosiers) Gooltz 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA / Roslindale,MA / Jamaica Plain,MA / Dedham,MA / Jamaica Plain,MA

    Gooltz, when Estelle Desrosiers Gooltz of Framingham, MA was nineteen years old a surgeon informed her she had merely a few years to live. Defiant, Estelle vowed to raise four children and enjoy a professional career. For an entire lifetime of love, and with stunning grace, courage, and independence, she accomplished her life’s dreams before passing away on December 5 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, happily retired and surrounded by her four adoring children. She was born to the late Edward W. and Blanche M. Desrosiers of Fall River, MA and grew up in Hopkinton, MA with adored siblings Roland Desrosiers, the late Jeanette DesrosiersRatch, and the late HerveDesrosiers. She…

  • West Roxbury

    Katherine T. “Kay” (Kelly) Brothers 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA

    BROTHERS, Katherine T. “Kay” (Kelly) of West Roxbury, formerly of Jamaica Plain, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at home on December 5, 2018. Daughter of the late Michael and Mary Kelly. Wife of the late William J. Brothers. Mother of James Brothers and his wife Aida of VA, Rosemary Langton and her husband Robert of West Roxbury, Kathy Coakley and her husband Dennis of VT, Carole Colla of CA, John Brothers of West Roxbury, Diana Brothers of CA, Patrick Brothers of West Roxbury and the late William Brothers. Proud grandmother of Theresa, Kevin, Thomas, Melissa, Mary, Kaitlin, Kellie, Keith, Nicholas, Francesca, Daniel, and Elizabeth. Sister of the late May…

  • Stoneham,  Wakefield

    Marion Edythe Peeke

    Marion Edythe Peeke, age 100, long time Lynnfield resident died peacefully Tuesday, December 4 at her home. Born in Newburyport she was the daughter of the late Budd Tuck and Josephine (French) Tuck. Mrs. Peeke was a graduate of Newbury High School and Bryant & Stratton Commercial School, Boston. She was a den mother, Sunday school teacher at the Lynnfield Centre Congregational Church of which she was a member for over 50 years, Rainbow and…

  • West Boylston,  Worcester County

    Patricia E. Russo

    Worcester / West Palm Beach, FL- Patricia E. (Maus) Russo, 90, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Rose Monahan Hospice Home. She was predeceased by her loving husband, the late Louis F. Russo, Sr., who passed away on February 25, 2006. Pat was born on January 23, 1928 the daughter of the late Frederick and Gertrude (Aspenheimer) Maus. She was raised in Mt. Vernon, New York and attended local schools. For many years,…

  • Lynn

    Michael C. Bradley, 42

    Michael Charles Bradley, 42, died suddenly on Saturday, Dec. 1. He was the son of the late Edward Bradley, and Cheryl Bradley, who currently resides in Florida. Michael leaves behind brothers Edward, who resides in Florida, James and Martin, both of Lynn. He also leaves behind sons Treager and Mykell, daughters Makala, Maliyah and Michael, and grandchildren Tenleigh, Noah and Scarlett, numerous cousins, nephews, nieces and close friends who loved him dearly. Michael considered his closest friends as family, and was there whenever they needed him. He worked in construction, which he loved doing. His smile could light up a room, and his infectious love is still and will always…

  • Lynn

    Grayce J. Gulliver, 92

    LYNN ­— Grayce J. (Nickerson) Gulliver, age 92, of Lynn, died suddenly on Tuesday in her home. She was the wife of the late John E. Gulliver. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Helen (Tibbetts) Nickerson. She was raised in Mansfield and was a graduate of Mansfield High School. She had lived in Lynn since 1976. Grayce had worked as an inspector for Sylvania in Salem for 40 years until her retirement in 1992. She was a member of the former Shoemaker Post 345, American Legion Auxiliary in Lynn. She had also volunteered at the Chelsea Soldiers Home. For many years, she, her husband…

  • Lynn

    Lillian E. Falasca, 93

    LYNN — Mrs. Lillian E. (Pedersen) Falasca, 93 years, of Lynn, died at the home of her son in Florida after a brief illness. She is the wife of the late Michael J. Falasca Sr. She was born in East Boston and raised in Lynn. She was the daughter of the late Anders and Gladys (Fraser) Pedersen. She was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School. She lived in Lynn most of her life, in Florida and returned to Lynn recently. She loved to dance, especially ball room dancing at the Knights of Columbus in Nahant. She enjoyed bowling and swimming. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and…