• Spencer

    Josephine Rakoc, 93 2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM Spencer,MA / Millbury,MA

    SPENCER___Josephine Rakoc, 93, of Spencer, formerly of Millbury, died Thursday, February 21, 2019 in St. Vincent Hospital. Her husband, Francis Rakoc died in 2013. She is survived by her son, Richard Rakoc and his wife Mary, sisters Lola Osuch of Warsaw Poland and Czesia Dorodnych of Bialorus. She is predeceased by her siblings, Olek Kwaczonek, Jozef Kwaczonek and Mania Kwaczonek. She was born in Baltromiejowce, Poland, a daughter of Piotr and Konstancia Kwaczonek. Mrs. Rakoc immigrated to England in 1946 and in 1959 moved to the United States with her husband and son. She worked as a seamstress for Jackson Sportswear Company and later Worcester Coat Company retiring in 1983.…

  • Tewksbury

    Maria F. Garcia 2/25/2019 12:00:00 AM Tewksbury,MA / Dracut,MA / Merrimack,NH

    …formerly of Tewksbury and Dracut; 73 MERRIMACK, NH – Mrs. Maria Fatima (Tavares) Garcia, age 73, died peacefully with her children at her bedside, Monday night, February 25, at the Elliot Hospital in Manchester, NH, after a long courageous battle with several health issues. Maria was born in St. Miguel, Azores, Portugal, January 6, 1946, one of three children of the late Mario and Adrianna (Piques) Tavares, and emigrated to the U.S. at age thirteen. Her family settled in Cambridge and then Somerville. Her adult years were spent in Tewksbury, where she raised her children, and later Dracut. She moved to Merrimack three years ago. She was retired from the…

  • Tewksbury

    Donald Lee Thompson 2/26/2019 12:00:00 AM Tewksbury,MA

    Formerly of Tewksbury, Died in Lowell accidentally on September 29, 2017. Beloved son of the late Walter and Dorothy (Campbell) Thompson; brother of Walter Thompson Jr. of Colorado, Roy Thompson and Judith Burris both of Tewksbury, Jane Barbati of Ipswich, and the late Thomas Thompson; and uncle of many. Memorial Visiting hours Friday, May 17, from 12:00 Noon until 1:00 p.m. in the Tewksbury Funeral Home, 1 Dewey St., Tewksbury, MA 01876. A Memorial Service will begin at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Committal services will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, No. Tewksbury.

  • Walpole

    John J. Carapezza 2/24/2019 12:00:00 AM Walpole,MA

    John J. “Johnny” “Jon Jon” Carapezza, 78, of Walpole died unexpectedly February 24 at Norwood Hospital surrounded by his loved ones. He was the husband of Geraldine (Carroll) Carapezza. Born in Boston, April 11,1940, he was the son of the late Joseph and Sarah (DiPietro)Carapezza. John had been a salesman for Lechmere Sales and Sozios for many years. Johnny loved writing, taking photos of his family and celebrating at family events. He enjoyed traveling and vacationing all over the world. Johnny especially loved being around his grandchildren. He always enjoyed going for rides, trips to dine at Applebee’s and was fond of getting milkshakes. He served in the Air Force…

  • Weymouth

    Frances A (DiTuccio) Crisafulli 2/26/2019 12:00:00 AM Natick,MA / Weymouth,MA / Melrose,MA / Marshfield,MA

    Frances A. (DiTuccio) Crisafulli, 97, of Natick, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family Tuesday, February 26, 2019. She was the beloved wife for 59 years of the late Fiarino Crisafulli who died in 2001. Born in Natick she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Rose (Corbosiero) DiTuccio. Frances attended the Natick School system graduating in 1939 and then graduated from Mansfield Beauty School. She owned and operated her own Beauty Salon retiring at 95 years old. She loved baking her special Galliano cakes, chocolate chip cookies, candy, never eating what she baked but loved giving it away! Frances loved her beach home and cherished her family and…

  • Winthrop

    Frank Ciliberto

    View Frank Ciliberto Frank J. Ciliberto of Winthrop St., Winthrop passed away at the Arbors of Winthrop on February 19, 2019. He was 87 years old. Born in Boston he was the beloved son of the late Carmella and Frank Ciliberto. A resident of Winthrop for the past 3 years he previously lived in Centerville. Prior to his retirement he worked as a truck driver for the Barnstable Department of Public Works. He was the husband of the late Barbara A. (Harvey) and the loving father of Cheryl Cil…

  • Lynn

    Bransfield, Keith Andrew

    Keith Andrew Bransfield, age 65, of Lynn died peacefully on Monday February 25, 2019 at Lahey Hospital, Burlington. He was the husband of Maryann (Doyle) Bransfield, with whom he shared 38 years of …