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    John B. Tewksbury | 01/08/2019

    View The Obituary For John B. Tewksbury. Please join us in Loving, Sharing and Memorializing John B. Tewksbury on this permanent online memorial presented by Douglass, Edgerley, & Bessom Funeral Home.

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Joan Giardina

    Joan Marie (Evans) Giardina passed away January 8, 2019. She was born on January 1, 1939 to Elmer and Lillian Evans and recently celebrated her 80th birthday. Joan graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1956 and married the love of her life, Francis A. Giardina in August, 1958. They celebrated their 60th anniversary this past year. She is survived by her husband and three sons, Christopher (Susan) of South Carolina, Francis (Janet) of Texas, and Michael (Dawn) of Pittsfield, her seven grandchildren, Anna, Alex, Nicholas, Cassie, Samantha, Cameron, and Corryn, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Joan was predeceased by her sister Marjorie, brother-in-law Richard Ano, and brother-in-law Joseph Giardina.…

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Eleanor Garvie

    Eleanor Frances “Ellie” Garvie died peacefully in her sleep early morning January 8 2019 at Hillcrest Commons Nursing and Rehabilitations facility in Pittsfield Mass. She was 94 yrs old. Ellie was the daughter of Ernest Ames and Martha Dempsey. She was born in Lawrence Mass. on July 21, 1934 and later moved as a child to Williamstown Mass. and graduated from Williamstown High School. Her love of music started at the early age of 5 yrs old. She played both piano and the organ throughout her life. Music became her career but it was the passion that lasted till the day she died. She was the wife of the late…

  • Winchester

    Edwin Collins

    COLLINS, Edwin Paul Beloved Husband,Father and Grandfather Ed passed in peace on Jan. 8, at the age of 87. As a Proud Marine, born in Somerville, Ed was resilient until the end. He always had a laugh, a smile or a joke to put everyone at ease. A longtime resident of Winchester, he had relocated to Stoneham in recent years. Ed is survived by Elizabeth, his devoted wife of 48 years; Michael, his son, and Abby his daughter-in-law of Washington, DC; his beloved grandchildren, James (5) and Beatrice (17 months); and many lifelong friends from Somerville, Boston Latin, Boston College, Winchester and the Marine Corps. Ed is fondly remembered as…

  • Springfield

    Breed, Faith

    Faith (Miller) Breed 85 of Holyoke passed away peacefully on Jan. 6th, 2019. Born in Holyoke July 6th, 1933 she was a Secretary for the Brown Paper…

  • Springfield

    Fisk, Rodney W.

    Rodney W. Fisk, 81, of Enfield, CT, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2019 in Naples, FL. Born in Springfield, on December 22, 1937, he was the son…

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Thomas Moran

    Thomas Edward Moran, 88 of Clarksburg, MA died on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the home of his son and daughter-in-law surrounded by family members. He was born in North Adams, MA on July 11, 1930, a son of the late Arthur J. Moran Jr. and Evelyn May Moran. He attended schools in North Adams. He was last employed as head of maintenance at Clarksburg Elementary School. Mr. Moran married the former Isabell Pierce. She predeceased him on January 3, 1997. Survivors include his five daughters; Kathleen Lynn and Christine Mason of North Adams, Sandra Larabee of Cheshire, Laurie Newlands of Savoy and Patricia Moran of Clarksburg as well as…

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    SULLIVAN, Thomas A. Of Jamaica Plain, MA and St. Petersburg, FL, passed peacefully on December 16, 2018 at the age of 81. Beloved son of the late…

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    ESPOSITO, Gerald J. Of Boston’s North End, passed away on January 6, 2019. He is the beloved son of Gerald and Donna (Bruno) Esposito. Loving husband…