• Stoughton

    Marcia E. Ronayne 2/4/2019 12:00:00 AM Canton,MA / Stoughton,MA / Sharon,MA / Boston,MA / Norwood,MA / Randolph,MA

    Marcia E. Ronayne (Leary) died peacefully in her home surrounded by her family February 4 th 2019. She was 71 years old. Marcia was a retired cafeteria worker for the Canton Public Schools and Blue Hills Regional High School. She was a member of the Canton Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary. She was the Devoted wife of Paul “Barry” Ronayne C.F.D. Ret. Loving mother of Lisa A. Cooke , Jodi M. Downey and her husband Jeffrey, and Paula B. Winskowicz and her husband David all of Stoughton. Beloved sister of Susan Sullivan, Judith Kincade, Allan Leary, of Canton and Brian Leary of Naples FL. Sister of the late James, David and…

  • Tewksbury

    Pauline M. Barbieri 2/5/2019 12:00:00 AM Tewksbury,MA / Hudson,NH / Lowell,MA

    …”The Rosary Lady” TEWKSBURY – Mrs. Pauline Marie (Elie) Barbieri, age 80, known to many as “the rosary lady,” passed peacefully in her sleep on February 5, 2019, surrounded by her family after a long courageous battle with end stage kidney disease. She was born in Lowell on July 4, 1938, one of three children of the late Gerard and Antoinette (Proteau) Elie. She grew up in Lowell where she met Bernie, her teenage sweetheart, married and lived a love story like no other. They celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary this past July fourth. They bought their first home in Lowell and later moved to Rogers Street in Tewksbury where…

  • Wakefield

    Norma M. (Bartalini) Damon 2/3/2019 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Wakefield,MA

    Norma M. (Bartalini) Damon, of Medford, passed away on Sunday, February 3rd. She was 88. Born and raised in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Aladino and Lina (Orlandi) Bartalini. Norma loved to spend time with her family. She especially loved her grandchildren. Norma’s family were her pride and joy, they were her world. She enjoyed cooking and baking, everything was made from scratch and was absolutely delicious. When Norma was not spending time with her family you could catch her reading a book, or out shopping. Norma was the beloved wife of Ralph Damon of Medford. She was the devoted mother of Arthur Damon and his wife…

  • West Roxbury

    Ernest J. Etling, III 2/3/2019 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA

    ETLING, Ernest J. III of West Roxbury, formerly of Braintree died peacefully with his wife by his side on February 3, 2019 after a long illness. Beloved husband of 46 years to Patricia R. (Roddy). Loving father and best friend to David Paul Etling and his wife Crystal of Fayetteville, NY. Cherished “Papa” of Scarlet and Hazel. Brother of Stephen Etling and the late John Etling. He was the son of the late Ernest and Rita (Feeney) Etling. Ernie is also survived by many nieces and nephews and his loving brothers and sisters- in-law. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre Street, WEST ROXBURY on Saturday, February…

  • Whitman

    James E. Howe 2/4/2019 12:00:00 AM Whitman,MA

    Whitman – James E. Howe, 84 a longtime resident of Whitman, died surrounded by his loving family on Monday February 4. He was the devoted husband of sixty-four years to Eleanor “Ellie” (Boudrea) Howe. His funeral service will be held Saturday February 16 at 8:15 AM from the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth St. (Rte. 58 @ the rotary) Whitman, followed by a funeral Mass at 9:00 AM in the Holy Ghost Church, Whitman. Burial will follow in the St. James Cemetery. Visiting hours will be Friday February 15 from 4:00-8:00 PM. Full obituary to follow.

  • Winthrop

    Pasquale Marano

    View Pasquale Marano Winthrop Pasquale J. Marano of Upland Rd., Winthrop passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on February 4, 2019. He was 85 years old. Born in Boston’s North End he was the beloved son of the late Alecia (Nigro) and Pasquale Marano. A long time resident of the North End before moving to Winthrop 40 years ago. Before his retirement he was the proprietor of several businesses including restaurants, a car wash and a social club. He was the devoted husband …

  • Worcester County

    Robert R. “Bob” Blanchard 2/3/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    Robert R. “Bob” Blanchard, 88, of Worcester, died February 3rd, with his loving family by his side. His wife of 38 years, Mary L. (Dudley) died in 1993. He leaves his two sons, Joseph L. Blanchard and his wife, Kathryn and Michael D. Blanchard and his wife, Nancy all of Worcester; three daughters, Patricia A. Duggan and her husband, Thomas of North Brookfield, Kathleen A. Sultan and her husband, Javed of Lexington and Jane A. Blanchard and her companion Niki Anderson of North Brookfield; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, Jillian and Caleb Duggan. He was predeceased by his son, John Blanchard, two grandchildren and two sisters, Theresa Laird and Pauline…

  • Lynn

    Zetes, Peter L.

    Peter L. Zetes, age 95, of Reading, formerly of Lynn, died Sunday at home after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Betsy (Polychronopoulos) Zetes, with whom he had shared 50 years of …

  • Lynn

    Williams, Linda R.

    Linda R. (Radei) Williams, 71, of Lynn, passed away on Sunday February 3, 2019 after a lengthy illness, at MA General Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was the devoted wife of Wes …

  • Brockton

    Jean Luc

    Jean Luc, 57, of Brockton, passed away at his home in Brockton on Tuesday, February 4, 2019. Funeral arrangments to b…

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Irene Connor

    Irene Helen (Gage) Connor, 94, of East Longmeadow, MA and former longtime resident of Adams, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. She was born in Adams, MA on February 29, 1924, daughter of John and Anna (Pliska) Gage. She attended Adams schools and graduated from the Adams High School. Irene was last employed at Roberts Company Clothing Store until her retirement. She later worked at the North Adams Federal Credit Union and served on its board of directors. Irene’s family was her number one priority. She also loved flea marketing with her husband, John, playing BINGO with her friends, and trying her luck at…

  • Boston


    SCHEIN, Irving S. Died on November 30, 2018, at the age of 92, in Franklin, MA. Born November 14, 1926, in Taunton, MA, he was the eldest son of the…

  • Boston


    CARBONE, Vicki Beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, age 72, of Sarasota, FL, passed away on January 27, 2019. Vicki was born on August 14, 1946 in…

  • Boston


    POWERS, William M. Died in Needham, on January 31st, at the age of 94. Bill was born and raised in Newton, but lived in Needham for nearly 60 years….

  • Boston


    CEDRONE, Francis G. Of Brighton, January 28, 2019. Beloved father of Robin Cedrone, Alyson Polito, and the late Stephen and Andrea Cedrone. Loving…