• Mattapan,  Roxbury

    Vanessa Bigby

    Vanessa Bigby Dorchester Vanessa Bigby 61 of Dorchester, passed away on February 17, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.  Beloved wife of Bobby Bigby, Jr. of Dorchester.  Loving mother of Bobby (Carol) Bigby, III, Shalisa (Jamaal) Lamb and Steven Bigby.  Dear grandmother of 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.  Special sister of Rudolph (Stephanie) Edwards, Valerie Edwards, Richard Murray, Dawna Edwards, Bryan Hunter and Peter Edwards.  Daughter in-law of Geraldi…

  • Medway

    Paul F. Burns, Sr. 2/17/2019 12:00:00 AM Franklin,MA / Medway,MA

    Paul F. Burns, Sr., 84, of Franklin, died peacefully on Sunday, February 17, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Maureen Anne (Donlon) Burns for 61 years. Born in Boston on March 3, 1934, he was the son of the late John Francis and Anna (Killion) Burns. Mr. Burns was a resident of Franklin since 1963. He graduated from B.C. High School and Northeastern University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. Mr. Burns proudly served in the Air Force for 4 years during the Korean War. Before his retirement, he worked at Raytheon Corporation for 38 years. Mr. Burns loved spending time with his…

  • New Bedford

    Donald Mello 2/17/2019 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    New Bedford – Donald Mello, age 83, of New Bedford passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at his daughter’s home in New Hampshire. He was the beloved husband of the late Shirley (Dias) Mello. Donald was born in New Bedford, MA to the late Frank and Mary (Lucas) Mello. He worked as a machine operator at Morse Twist Drill and later owned his own carpentry business called JACE Home Improvement. Donald was also in the Naval Reserves and had been a member of the American Legion. He is survived by his children, Monica Deneault and her husband, Damian of Hudson, NH and Donald J. Mello of New Bedford; 6…

  • Spencer

    James F. Tatro 2/17/2019 12:00:00 AM Spencer,MA

    James F. Tatro, 62, of Spencer, died Sunday, February 17th in Worcester. He is survived by his two daughters, Nicole Heidman and her husband, William and Danielle Tatro all of Las Vegas, NV; his mother, Suzanne (Bauer) Tatro fo Spencer; three brothers, Michael Tatro of Spencer, Mark Taro and his wife, Deb of Millbury and Robert Tatro and his wife, Maura of Auburn; his sister, Kathleen Mondor and her husband, Michael of Spencer; his former wife, Jeannie (Eichmann) Tatro of Las Vegas, many nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles and cousins. A brother Steven Taro predeceased him. He was born in Worcester, the son of the late, Richard Tatro. James had served…

  • Spencer

    Irene M. (Parenteau) Breault 2/17/2019 12:00:00 AM Spencer,MA

    SPENCER: Irene M. (Parenteau) Breault, 94, formerly of 18 Crown St., Spencer died Sunday, Feb. 17th at Overlook Masonic Health Care, after a long illness. Her husband of 70 years, Regis E. Breault died in 2017. She leaves her daughters; Lois A. Breault-Melican and her husband Denis of Spencer and Denise E. Wood and her husband Michael of Cherry Valley, her son in law Kevin Flavin and his fiance Heather Rocheford of Spencer, 4 grandchildren; Shawn and Scott Flavin, Elizabeth Beford and her husband Jeremy and Michael Wood and his wife Beth, 7 great grandchildren; Johnathon, Alivia, Brianna, Aiden, Jameson, Finian and Rian, and several nieces and nephews. She is…

  • West Roxbury

    Corinne M. (Stryker) Bonarrigo 2/16/2019 12:00:00 AM West Roxbury,MA

    BONARRIGO, Corinne M. (Stryker) Of West Roxbury, February 16, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Francis J. Bonarrigo. Devoted mother of Frank Bonarrigo, Edward Bonarrigo, Paul Bonarrigo, and Joan Navarro. Sister of Emil Stryker, Joan Farrell and the late Paul, Bob, John, and Gordon Bonarrigo. Also survived by several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Visitation at the P.E. Murray-F.J. Higgins George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 2000 Centre St., WEST ROXBURY, Friday, Feb. 22 from 10:30am-12:30pm with a funeral service in the funeral home beginning at 12:30pm. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, West Roxbury. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Corinne’s memory…

  • Worcester County

    Wilfredo Ilarraza 2/8/2019 12:00:00 AM Worcester,MA

    WORCESTER___Wilfredo Ilarraza, 40 of Worcester, died unexpectedly on Friday February 8, 2019. He leaves his mother, Sara Cruzado, his longtime girlfriend, Maritza Mendez, his father. Wilfredo Amador, two brothers, Juan of Worcester and Jose of Puerto Rico. He also is survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Wilfredo was born in Worcester and lived here and of his life. The funeral for Wilfredo will be held on Wednesday February 20, 2019 at 12 :00 P.M. in HENRY-DIRSA FUNERAL HOME, 33 Ward Street. Burial will follow in Hope Cemetery, Worcester. Calling hours in the funeral home are on Wednesday February 20, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the…

  • Gloucester

    Ohlson III, Alexander F.

    Alexander F. Ohlson III, 75, of Gloucester, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 15, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Boston, MA on January 1, 1944 son of the late Alexander F. Ohlson …

  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    George Patterson

    George Patterson Jr., 85 of Williamstown, MA died Tuesday February 19, 2019 at Williamstown Commons. He was born in North Adams, MA on February 8, 1934 son of George Patterson Sr. and Doria (Remillard) Brassard Patterson. He attended Clarksburg schools and graduated from Drury High School with the class of 1952. He received an Associate’s Degree from Westfield State College. George was a veteran of the Korean War and served in the US Army. George was a Grade A tool and die maker at Sprague Electric Co. for 25 years. He also taught machine trades at McCann Technical High School and at the SW Vermont Career Development Center. He was…

  • Boston

    HERES, STACEY

    HERES, Stacey Of Revere, formerly East Boston, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 18th. Beloved mother of Kirk Christopher Rowley and wife…

  • Boston

    CENTOLA, KEITH T.

    CENTOLA, Keith T. Of Maynard, February 15, 2019. Son of Lawrence and Susan Centola of Maynard. Brother of Christopher J. Centola (Kayla Dolan) of…

  • Boston

    BUA, STELLA (FERRARI)

    BUA, Stella (Ferrari) Of Saugus, formerly of East Boston, Feb. 18. Wife of the late Angelo Bua. Loving mother of Barbara A. Powers & her husband Ken…

  • Boston

    PAPPAS, CHRIS I.

    PAPPAS, Chris I. Of Melrose, February 18, 2019. Beloved husband of 60 years to Bess (Ferentinos) Pappas. Loving father of Catherine A. Christina &…

  • Boston

    NASCENZI, PAUL

    NASCENZI, Paul Age 96, passed away peacefully surrounded by the comfort of his loving family on February 17, 2019, at the Wingate Nursing Home in…