• Lynn

    Mary L. Stoddart, 87

    Mrs. Mary L. (Hudson) Stoddart, age 87, of Lynn, died peacefully, on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Thomas S. Stoddart. A lifelong resident of Lynn, Mary was the daughter of the late Gerald S. and Nora K. (Cannon) Hudson. She attended Lynn schools and was a graduate of Lynn English High School, Class of 1949. Mary enjoyed cooking for her family during the holidays and bowling at Metro Bowl, Peabody, in the Women’s Morning League. She is survived by three children, Gerard W. Stoddard of Lynnfield, Gary T. Stoddart of Lynn, and Lynne-Marie Peach…

  • Lynn

    James P. Regan, 70

    LYNN — James Patrick Regan, 70, of Middleton, formerly of Peabody and Lynn, passed away unexpectedly, on Friday, April 5, 2019 at Northshore Medical Center, Salem Hospital.   Born in Peabody, James was the son of the late Vincent and Catherine (Carr) Regan. He was raised and educated in Peabody and Lynn and graduated from Lynn English High School with the Class of 1967. Jim worked at Lynn Plastics for more than 35 years until his retirement when it closed. Jim was the loving brother of Patricia Benson and her husband, John, with whom he lived in Middleton, and the late Joseph Regan; the cherished uncle of John Benson and…

  • Lynn

    Richard K. Dylingowski, 82

    NEWBURYPORT — Richard K. Dylingowski, 82, of Newburyport and formerly of Lynn, passed away Friday afternoon, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Ruth (Kureta) Dylingowski, with whom he shared more than 55 years of marriage. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late William and Gladys (Zelinski) Dylingowski. He was raised and educated in Lynn, where he made his home for 70 years, before moving to Newburyport 10 years ago. Richard served as a mechanic in the United States Air Force from August 1954 to January 1958, during the Korean Conflict. He later…

  • Lynn

    Harold H. Leibowitz, 94

    Harold H. Leibowitz, of Marblehead and Lynn, entered into rest on April 5, 2019 at the age of 94. Beloved husband of the late Selma (Rosenberg) Leibowitz. Devoted father of Lenny Leibowitz and wife Debbie of Marblehead, Evan Leibowitz of Louisville, Ky., and Candy D’Agostino and husband Martin of Swampscott. Cherished grandfather of Julie Berman and husband Benjamin of Marblehead, Michael Leibowitz of New York, Adam Leibowitz and his wife Kelly of Salem, Matthew D’Agostino of Salem, Vera Leibowitz of Louisville, Ky., Shana Leibowitz of Petaluma, Calif., Melanie Leibowitz of Petaluma, Calif., and Elana Leibowitz of Denver, Colo. He was great-grandfather of Sydney, Annebel and Roy Berman of Marblehead. The…

  • Lynn

    David T. Green, 55

    HAVERHILL — David Timothy Green, 55, of Haverhill, formerly of Lynn and Topsfield, passed away on April 6 at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Loretta M. Green. Raised and educated in Lynn, he  graduated from high school in Lynn in 1982. He then continued his education at Kaplan University and received his Masters Degree in Juvenile Criminal Justice. David was employed at Hill House in Rowley as a residential counselor until illness forced him into early retirement. He was a man of strong faith as he was active in his church. He was a loyal friend and possessed…

  • Lynn

    James E. Joyce, 88

    MARATHON, Fla. — James Edward Joyce, age 88, of Saugus and Marathon, Fla., passed away peacefully at his Marathon, Fla., residence on March 15, 2019. The son of the late Mary (O’Neil) and James E. Joyce and step father Frederick Laracy, Jim was an East Boston High School star athlete, Class of 1949. He was a four-year quarterback and four-year captain (goalie) of the hockey team. He enlisted in the Navy in 1951 and proudly served during the Korean Conflict as an accomplished torpedoman on USS Grenadier 525. In 1953 Jim married his high school sweetheart, Margaret “Peggy” (Doherty), and the two were blessed with daughters Jacqueline and Kelly. After…

  • Lynn

    Phyllis J. Burke

    SAUGUS — Phyllis June (Daigle) Burke was born on June 25, 1927 and passed away on March 3, 2019. She was the wife of the late Albert “Bud” V. Burke Jr., with whom she was married for 53 years when he passed away Sept. 28, 2001. She was the daughter of the late Placide J. and Martha A. Perkins Daigle, the youngest of their six children, Doris, Irene, William, Richard, Donald and Phyllis. After graduating from Lynn English High School in 1945, she married Albert “Bud” Burke on Aug. 7, 1948 in a small ceremony at her parents’ home on Fays Avenue in Lynn. Phyllis’ mom taught her to sew.…

  • Lynn

    Gerald I. Richards, 96

    GROVELAND — Gerald Ivor Richards, most recently of Groveland, passed away peacefully on April 6 at the age of 96. He was born Feb. 1, 1923, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Nelson M. and Ethel (McIvor) Richards. He grew up in Lynn, having come to the U.S. at the age of 5 months. He obtained his U.S. citizenship at 17 and graduated from Lynn English High School in 1941. Right out of high school, he joined the Navy and served in the Naval Armed Guard protecting merchant ships from 1942-1945. After his discharge, Gerry worked for General Electric for 39 years as a generator field specialist, retiring in 1987. Between…

  • Lynn

    Nicholas G. Spaneas, 82

    PEABODY — Nicholas G. “Nick” Spaneas, 82, of Peabody, died peacefully at his home on Monday, April 8, 2019. Born on April 13, 1936 in Peabody, he was the beloved husband of Theodora “Teddie” (Zolotas) Spaneas and the loving father of Angelo N. Spaneas. Nick was a lifelong resident and a graduate of Peabody High School, Class of 1954. In 1955, he enlisted into the U.S. Navy and served honorably until his discharge in 1959. He was employed for many years in the family business, Zolotas Hardware & Supply, until his retirement in 2002. He was a former Essex County Deputy Sheriff, and most recently was employed part time at…

  • Ashland

    Douglas Glassman | 04/09/2019

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  • North Adams,  Pittsfield

    Kathleen Tompkins

    Kathleen Jeannette (Thorpe) Tompkins, 66 of Stamford, VT died Tuesday April 9, 2019 at Berkshire Medical Center. She was born in Cold Spring, NY on May 10, 1952 daughter of Jean (Lewis) Thorpe and the late Charles Richard Thorpe Sr. She graduated from FDR High School in Hyde Park, NY. Survivors include one daughter- Jennifer Lynn Douglass of Clarksburg, MA and one son- Joshua Keith Tompkins of Stamford, VT. She also leaves five grandchildren including Jake, Megan, Karlie, Emma, and Natalie and four great grandchildren; two sisters- Maureen Tanner and Sally Jean Colletti; three brothers- Russell Thorpe, Gerald Thorpe and Jeffrey Thorpe and nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by…

  • Roxbury

    Sheila Tyson | 04/09/2019

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