• Beverly

    Willis F. Quimby

    Willis F. Quimby January 13, 2019 Willis F. Quimby Jr. 94, husband of the late Madeline L. (Hinds) Quimby, died Sunday January 13, 2019 at Kaplan Family H… View Details

  • Boston

    Boris Smirnov 1/12/2019 12:00:00 AM Boston,MA

    Boris Sergeevich Smirnov, born October 14, 1930, Ivanovo, Russia, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on January 12, 2019. Devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, he maintained his strong spirit and will to help and take care of those around him. Having survived WWII as a child, he saw the best in people, was always looking out for others, and rarely complained. He is survived by his wife of 65 years whom he loved and cherished, his two daughters, sons-in-law, grand-and great-grandchildren, and many nephews, nieces and extended family and friends by all of whom he will be dearly missed. Visitation and a memorial service to be…

  • Bridgewater

    Elsie M. (Burden) Halwix 12/9/2018 12:00:00 AM Bridgewater,MA

    Elsie M. (Burden) Halwix, 96, of Bridgewater, passed away peacefully on Sunday December 9th. She was the beloved wife of the late Alfred Halwix. Elsie was born in Cambridge, daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (McNeil) Burden. She met her future husband Alfred at a U.S.O. dance and they married for 61 wonderful years and had 6 children. Elsie worked for the Y.M.C. A. in Quincy for many years before retiring. She enjoyed arts and crafts, decorating many birthday cards and puzzles. She especially loved the beach and the water. Elsie enjoyed going on many vacations with her husband Fred, also loved gardening in the summer and loved spending…

  • Brockton

    Marie A. Jerome 1/13/2019 12:00:00 AM Brockton,MA

    Marie A. Jerome (93) of Brockton died January 13th in the Baypointe Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center. She was the wife of the late Jean Jerome. She was born in Jeremie, Haiti daughter of the late Mersam Dussap and Catherinette Montclair. Marie loved to sing and tell stories to her friends and family. Marie is survived by 4 sons, Jean Herold and Jean Wilfred Jerome both of Brockton, Pierre Metard Jerome of Florida and Garry Jerome of Haiti, a daughter Rosie Dussap of Florida, 2 brothers, Jean Claude and Ablamithe Dussap both of New York, a sister Jeanne Dussap of New York, 19 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Services from…

  • Chicopee

    James J. Joe 1/7/2019 12:00:00 AM Chicopee,MA

    CHICOPEE – James J. Joe, 81, a longtime resident of Chicopee and Springfield, Massachusetts and West Chester, Pennsylvania, passed away on January 7, 2019 from complications of cancer. “Joe” was born in Springfield on October 7, 1937, a son of the late Joseph Joe and Mabel (Joseph) Joe, both of Springfield. He was raised in Springfield, graduated in 1955 from Cathedral High School and lived in Springfield for many years. In 1962, he built a home in Chicopee where he lived until moving to West Chester in 2014 following the passing of his beloved wife, “Trese”. He attended the Holyoke Business School before opening Terry’s Cleaners in Chicopee, a popular…

  • Chicopee

    Robert A. “Bob” Potvin 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AM Chicopee,MA

    CHICOPEE ~ Robert A. “Bob” Potvin, 64, of the Doverbrook Estates in Chicopee, was Called Safely Home on Thursday, January 10, 2019. He passed into Eternal Life at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield surrounded by the care and comfort of his loving family. He was born in Holyoke on September 17, 1954, a beloved son of the late Alfred A. and Mary M. (Lynch) Potvin. He was raised in Chicopee, graduated from Chicopee High School and had lived in Chicopee most of his life. He was employed as a Tractor Trailer Operator for C&S Wholesale Grocers in Westfield. Bob enjoyed playing hockey in his younger years and also was a…

  • Chicopee

    Mary L. (Carenza) Harris 4/20/2019 12:00:00 AM Chicopee,MA

    CHICOPEE ~ Mary L. (Carenza) Harris, 74, of Chicopee, was Called Safely Home on Friday, December 14, 2018. Mary passed into Eternal Life at home surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born in Springfield on April 23, 1944, a beloved daughter of the late Peter V. and Jennie (Angotti) Carenza. Mary was raised in Springfield, graduated from Cathedral High School in Springfield and had furthered her education at Cambridge College. Mary had worked as a Nursing Home Administrator for many years. Her work allowed her to live in many different places including Greenfield, Holland, Michigan, Scarborough, Maine and Florida. During her leisure time, Mary enjoyed cooking, reading, gardening, bird…

  • Fall River

    Dimas A. Moreira 1/14/2019 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    FALL RIVER – Dimas A. Moreira, age 77 of Fall River, passed away on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 peacefully at home with his family by his side. Born in Amoreiras da Bretanha, Sao Miguel, Acores, he was the son of the late Joao & Maria (Miranda) Moreira and the beloved husband of Margarida (Pedro) Moreira for 54 years. Prior to retiring, Dimas worked for 30 yrs. as a Construction Laborer and was a parishioner of Holy Trinity Church. He had a passion for gardening and enjoyed spending time in his backyard where he grew countless varieties of plants, trees, and flowers. His love of gardening was only second to his…

  • Gardner

    Ann Maynard

    Ann Maynard Gardner Ann M. (Patient) Maynard, 81, of Gardner, died suddenly Friday, January 11, 2019, unexpectedly in her home.             Born in Leominster on October 2, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Marie (Brown) Patient.             Ann graduated from St. Cecilia’s High School of Leominster with the Class of 1955. She spent her life caring for her family. She…

  • Groton,  Littleton

    Clarence “Larry” Cooper Lansing

      Clarence “Larry” Cooper Lansing February 27, 1931 – January 12, 2019 Clarence “Larry” Cooper Lansing age 87 of Littleton formerly or Ayer and Haskell, New Jersey passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at UMASS Medical Center in Worcester, he was the husband of the late Carol (Irion) Lansing. Larry was born in Harrison, NJ on February 27, 1931 the son of the late Harold and Isabelle (McLaughlin) Lansing. Raised and educated in Harrison, NJ He soon enlisted in the United States Army a…

  • Hanson

    Margaret M. (Reed) Mishou 1/12/2019 12:00:00 AM Bridgewater,MA / Hanson,MA

    Margaret M. (Reed) Mishou, 77, of Bridgewater formerly of Hanson, passed away in the Good Samaritan Hospital on January 12th, after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Lawrence K. Mishou. She leaves behind 2 sons: Lawrence Kendall Jr. and his wife Vicki of Whitman; John William and his wife Kristin of Hanson. Four daughters: Vicki Lynn Aghajanian and her husband David of Hanson; Linda Marie Theriault and her husband Jack of Middleboro; Sheila Ann Gammell of Hanson; Valerie Jean Joanis of Norwell. She was also blessed with 12 grandchildren: Lawrence K. Mishou III; Nicholas and Alyssa Aghajanian; Michael, Bradley Lawrence & Travis Gammell; Alison,…

  • Jamaica Plain

    Mary Baxter 1/13/2019 12:00:00 AM Jamaica Plain,MA

    BAXTER, Mary, age 88, of Jamaica Plain, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, January 13, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Thomas. Loving mother of Katherine and her partner Jonathan, Thomas and his spouse Nancy, John, and Mark and his spouse Ellen. Grandmother of Mark and James. Sister of Francis and his wife Catherine. Mary was a life-long resident of Jamaica Plain. She attended Blessed Sacrament School and Jamaica Plain High School. She was a devoted employee of the VA Hospital in Jamaica Plain advocating for veterans. Her passions in life were her family, ballroom dancing, reading mystery novels, the Red Sox, and her Catholic faith. She was a…


    Jennie A. (Cooper) Champagne 1/11/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER: Jennie (Cooper) Champagne passed away peacefully at the age of 88 on Friday, January 11, 2019. She was born on April 7,1930 to William and Jennie Cooper. She worked for many years at Holden Plastics until her retirement in 1992. She was a happy and vibrant lady who always enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. She leaves behind her sons Leonel E. Champagne and his wife Maryanne of Portsmouth, RI and Robert B. Champagne and his wife Sheila of Leicester. She also leaves her siblings Virginia Wiesman, Dorothy Lam, and Wayne Cooper. Her grandchildren, Lisa Lynch, Mark Champagne and his wife Amanda, Isabelle Champagne, Emily Beaudry…


    Charles A. Hagglund 1/13/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER/ROCHDALE; Charles A. Hagglund, 65, of 2 Hankey St., Rochdale, a section of Leicester, died Sunday, January 13 at St. Vincent Hospital surrounded by his family, after an illness. He leaves his wife of 45 years, Nancy (Catacchio) Hagglund, a son, Nathan C. Hagglund and his wife Sarah of Leicester, a daughter, Jessica L. Hammond and her husband Todd of Upper Saddle River, N.J., a brother, Paul Hagglund of GA, a sister, Diane Miller of Holden, 4 grandchildren; Zachary, Maverick, Michael, Benjamin, and his loyal dog “Peanuts”. He was predeceased by a brother, Steven Hagglund in 2011. Born in Holden, he was the son of Birger C. & Helen F.…

  • Fall River

    Leonor Stark | 01/15/2019

    View The Obituary For Leonor Stark. Please join us in Loving, Sharing and Memorializing Leonor Stark on this permanent online memorial presented by A.F. Almeida and Son Funeral Home.

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Diane Cary

    Diane Cary, 70 of North Adams, MA died peacefully at home on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. She was born in Waterbury, CT on April 11, 1948 daughter of the late Donato Dadamo and Rita (Digregorio) Dadamo. She attended local schools and graduated from Drury High School. Diane chose to explore the mysteries of life with her husband Tom Cary and they were happily married for more than 52 years. Diane was an exceptional homemaker, wife, and mother. She was employed in the school department of North Adams, last working in the office at Drury High School. Upon leaving Drury, she and a close friend operated a small business. Diane had…

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Celia Mirante

    Celia N. Mirante, 87 of North Adams, MA died Tuesday January 15, 2019 at Berkshire Medical Center. She was born in North Adams, MA on January 20, 1931 daughter of Antonio and Rosaria (Pulanno) Mirante. She attended North Adams schools. Celia was last employed by the North Adams Public Library where she worked for many years until her retirement. She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Celia assisted in taking care of many of her family members. Survivors include one brother- Edward Mirante of North Adams and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. She was predeceased by seven sisters and five brothers including Anna Mirante, Rachel Canedy,…

  • Foxboro

    Joan W. Ryder, 91

    Joan W. Ryder, 91, of Midlothian, TX, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at Harbor Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, in Lewes, DE. She was born on Feb. 12, 1927 in Springfield, MA and was the daughter of the late…

  • Boston


    BOEING, John E. “Jack” Age 98, of Marion, MA, and formerly Lexington and Bedford, on January 14, 2019. Predeceased by his wife, Jeanne. Jack leaves…