• Abington

    Robert J. McDonough 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    Abington – Robert J. McDonough 76, a longtime and active member of the Abington community, died Thursday December 6, after a brave battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Kathleen A. (Dennehy) McDonough. Family and friends are invited to attend his funeral service to be held Wednesday December 12 at 9:45AM from the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth Street (Rte. 58 @ the rotary) Whitman, followed by a funeral Mass at 10:30AM in Saint Bridget Church, Abington. Burial will follow in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Rockland. Visiting hours will be held Tuesday December 11 from 4:00-8:00PM. Full obituary to follow.

  • Boston

    Ana Soto 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Ana Soto, age 94, of Jamaica Plain, formerly of Bani, Dominican Republic, passed away on December 6, 2018. Wife of the late Rudescindo Soto. Visiting hours at the Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 10 Tower St. (Opp. Forest Hills MBTA Station) Jamaica Plain on Friday December 14 from 6-9 PM. Arrangements are being made for her transportation back to Bani, Dominican Republic for funeral and burial services there.

  • Dartmouth

    Claire V. Herold 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AM S. Dartmouth,MA

    Claire V. Herold, 88, of S. Dartmouth passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 at home. Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Frank and Helene (Lamarche) Herold, she had lived in Dartmouth for most of her life. She was a 1947 graduate of New Bedford High School. She was a Communicant of St. Mary’s Church, S. Dartmouth. She was a member of the Norwegian Elk Hound Rescue of New England, where she served on the Board of Directors and was also a longtime member of the Corvair Club with her car “Bessie”. Claire loved her pets Max and Henry. Survivors include her 2 close friends: Leonora Carreiro of New…

  • Somerset

    Edmund J. Lima 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AM Somerset,MA

    SOMERSET – Edmund J. Lima, age 87 of Somerset, passed away peacefully at the Sarah S. Brayton Nursing Care Center on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. Born in Portsmouth, RI, he was the son of the late William & Mary (Furtado) Lima and the beloved husband of the late Gilda (Albernaz) Lima. He is survived by one son, Robert E. Lima (wife Susan) of Somerset and one daughter: Patricia A. Affonso (late husband David) of Somerset. Grandfather of Anthony Costa (wife Allison) of Mattapoisett, Andrew Lima of Berkley, and Matthew Lima (wife Karen) of Somerset. Great grandfather to Colton and Hadley Costa, and Avery and Maisie Lima. Great “stepper” to Carissa,…

  • Southbridge

    Donald Wolfe

    View Donald Wolfe Oxford Oxford – Donald C. Wolfe, 88, died Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the Southbridge Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, following an illness.   His wife of 29 years, Shirley M. (Proulx) Wolfe, died March 14, 2011.  Donald was born in Worcester, MA on January 2, 1930, one of five children of W. Rudolph and Doris A. (Girouard) Wolfe.  He is survived by three sons, Donnie Wolfe of Boulder, CO; Richard Wolfe of Washington; and Gerald Wolfe of Charlton;…

  • Southbridge

    Gloriette Bellerose

    View Gloriette Bellerose Southbridge Gloriette (Lavallee) Bellerose, 89, passed away on December 5 in her home where she lived her entire life. Gloriette was the daughter of Marie (Capistrand) Lavallee and Dennis Lavallee.  She graduated from Notre Dame high school in 1947. Before marrying her husband Richard of 44 years, and raising a family, she worked as a secretary at American Optical, and then as a teller at Southbridge Savings Bank. Later she worked at Sacred Heart Parish (where sh…

  • Tewksbury

    Wanda Peabody 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AM Tewksbury,MA / Goffstown,NH

    Obituary and Photo Pending Approval Visiting hours Thursday, Dec. 13, from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Tewksbury Funeral Home, corner of 1 Dewey and 975 Main St. (Rte. 38) TEWKSBURY CENTER, Ph. (800 in MA or 978) 851 2950. Her funeral will begin Friday, Dec. 14, at 11:30am in the funeral home. Burial will follow at Fox Hill Cemetery in Billerica. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Tewksbury Food Pantry 999 Whipple Road Tewksbury, MA will be appreciated. visit tewksburyfuneralhome.com

  • Weymouth

    Marilyn L. Briscoe 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AM Duxbury,MA / Weymouth,MA

    Marilyn Leslie Briscoe passed into the presence of the Lord on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was married for 62 years to the late Walter E. Briscoe and the mother of the Late Lynne Wisneski, Eric Briscoe and his wife Diane of Abington, and Leslie Clarke and her husband Jonathan of Kingston. Marilyn was a loving grandmother to 10 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. She was a loving sister to her late brother M. Allan Nickerson and his wife Barbara of Holden MA, and Sylvia Ribbe and her husband John of Hudson FL. Marilyn graduated from Weymouth High School in 1941 and from Vesper George School…

  • Worcester County

    Barbara G. Miller 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Barbara G. (Ernst) Miller, 91, of Worcester died Thursday, December 6th in St. Mary Healthcare. Her funeral is Monday, December 10th from O’CONNOR BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 592 Park Avenue with a Mass at 10:30 AM in Our Lady of the Angels Church, 1222 Main Street. Burial will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. A calling hour will be held from 9:00 until 10:00 AM in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Angels Building Fund, 1222 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01603.

  • Worcester

    Chronis-Kuhn, Jean

    Jean Paula Chronis-Kuhn CHICAGO, IL – Jean Paula Chronis-Kuhn died Saturday the 1st of December, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. She is survived by her…

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Viola Caruso

    Viola Dorothy (Brewer) Caruso, 98 of Readsboro, VT died Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Berkshire Medical Center. She was born in Houlton, ME on December 30, 1919 a daughter of Herman and Bertha (Foster) Brewer. She attended schools in Maine. Viola went on to work for the Town of Readsboro for 37 years, where she served in various capacities, including Town Clerk/Treasurer, Secretary of Selectman, and Cemetery Commissioner. Together with her late husband, they also established the Caruso Lumber Mill in Readsboro. Viola was a communicant of St. Joachim’s Church in Readsboro, VT, and was a member of its St. Anne’s Society. She enjoyed being a member of the Jacksonville…

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    William Pasotti

    William Joseph Pasotti, 92 of North Adams, MA died Saturday December 8, 2018 at Berkshire Medical Center. He was born in North Adams, MA on September 26, 1926 son of Gentile Gaspar and Jennie Esther (Montagna) Pasotti. He attended Drury High School. Bill was a veteran of World War II and served in the US Navy in the Pacific theater. Bill worked at Sprague Electric Co. for almost 40 years until his retirement. He was a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church and was a member of VFW Post #996. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, country music and gardening. Bill was also known for his inventions including a violin. Survivors…

  • Attleboro

    Gilbert W. Audette, 86

    Gilbert “Gil” Wilfred Audette, 86, of Bristol, R.I., formerly of Attleboro, passed away peacefully on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Manor in Bristol, R.I. He was the beloved husband of Jean H. (Rigby) Audette.

  • Attleboro

    Judy Cotter, 75

    ATTLEBORO — Judy Cotter, 75, of Attleboro passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 in the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the loving wife of John (Jack) Cotter of Attleboro.

  • Lynn

    Kathryn P. Forbes, 66

    SAUGUS — Mrs. Kathryn P. (Mullen) Forbes, age 66, formerly of Chelsea, died at her residence on Thursday, Dec. 6. She was the loving wife of John F. Forbes, with whom she shared 45 years of marriage. Born in Chelsea, Mrs. Forbes was the daughter of the late Francis and Joan (Lyons) Mullen. She had been a resident of Saugus for 63 years. Kathryn worked as an R.N. at  Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. She was a member of the North Shore Irish Association, the Independent Living Center in Salem and was a former chairperson for the Handicapped Commission in Saugus. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Forbes is survived by one son,…

  • Lynn

    Jeffrey T. Alexander, 34

    LYNN — Jeffrey Thomas Alexander, 34, of Lynn, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Jeffrey was the devoted son of Cheryl Ann Enquist and Ronald Alexander, both of Lynn; the cherished grandson of Shirley Enquist of Lynn; the dear brother of Kevin Alexander of Lynn; the loving companion of Soriliz Burgos of Framingham; the beloved nephew of Richard Enquist of Lynn; and the cousin of Krystina Enquist of Boston and Cory Enquist of Lynn.      Service information: Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 2-6 p.m. at the CUFFE-MCGINN Funeral Home, 157 Maple St., Lynn. A funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. in the funeral  home.…

  • Lynn

    Kathleen A. Arslanian, 87

    LYNN — Kathleen A. (Hines) Arslanian, age 87, died peacefully in her sleep after a lengthy illness, on the morning of Dec. 7. She was the daughter of John P. and Lillian (Meade) Hines. She is predeceased by her husband Peter, with whom she shared 51 years of marriage. She is survived by her brother, John F. Hines, and her brother-in-law, Oscar Arslanian, as well as dozens of cousins, nieces, and nephews. A lifelong Lynner, Kay was very proud to be a graduate of St. Mary’s Girls High School, Class of 1949. Kay then went on to work for the Department of Welfare for more than 40 years. Kay and…

  • Attleboro

    Ivy Kuhns, 100

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Ivy Kuhns, 100, of Allentown, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 at Devon House Senior Living. She was the wife of the late Charles H. Kuhns.

  • Lee

    Gloria Griffin

    Book of Memories –> Obituary/Death Notice Maps & Directions Tributes/Condolences Place a Memorial Candle Family Login Gloria Griffin March 31, 1930 – December 08, 2018 Gloria M. Griffin, 88, of Lee, died Saturday, December 08, 2018 at Fairview Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Great Barrington. Born in Lee on March 31, 1930, she was the daughter of M …