• Woburn

    Steven F. Tibbetts 4/22/2019 12:00:00 AM East Bridgewater,MA / South Easton,MA / Nantucket,MA / Brockton,MA / Woburn,MA

    Steven F. Tibbetts, age 74 of East Bridgewater, died Monday April 22, 2019 at the Lahey Clinic surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness. He was the husband of Helen Backstrom-Tibbetts and the late “Ginny” (Sandgren) Tibbetts. Steven was born in Arlington, MA and raised in Cambridge a son of the late Frank and Alma (Coelsch) Tibbetts. He was a graduate of Cambridge Rindge & Latin High School and had served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. Steven had worked for many years at Symmons Industries, Inc. in Braintree and retired as facilities manager. In his free time Steven enjoyed winters in Florida, the beach, landscaping…

  • Raynham

    Judith A. Truehart 8/7/2018 12:00:00 AM Wareham,MA / Brockton,MA / Nantucket,MA / Raynham,MA / Orlando,FL

    Judith A. (Crocker) Truehart, age 71, of Wareham, formerly of Orlando, FL, died Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a lengthy illness. Judy was born and raised in Brockton a daughter of the late Robert “Lefty” and Catherine (Brady) Crocker. She was a graduate of Brockton High School, class of 1964. Judy worked for The Foxboro Company for 13 years as a solderer before her retirement in 1990. She also worked for Robertson Curtain Company in Middleboro as well as Cumberland Farms in Wareham. Judy loved to play bingo at Foxwoods and especially cherished time spent with her children and grandchildren. Judy leaves her beloved boyfriend of…

  • Southbridge

    Catherine A Flanagan Stover of Nantucket, MA, May 13, 1952 – July 31, 2018

    Nantucket: Catherine Ann Flanagan Stover, 66 of Liberty Street – Peacefully passed away on Tuesday, July 31st 2018 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She leaves her husband of 47 years John H. Stover. Catherine is also survived by 6 children, Elijah D Stover of NY, Isaiah J. Stover of Nantucket and spouse Kathleen Fitzpatrick Stover, Perry Wotring of Harvard MA and spouse Don Wotring, Dorothy Stover of Nantucket, Cora Stover of CT and Spouse Socrates Garcia, AdaRuth Waig of Nantucket and spouse Nathanael Waig, a brother Daniel Flanagan of Nantucket and spouse Janet Flanagan, her sister Elizabeth Flanagan of Nantucket, and 10 grandchildren; Addison Wotring, Kiera Worring, Isabelle Wotring,…

  • Natick

    Alix Nelson-Frick 11/12/2015 Nantucket, MA / Sherborn, MA / Natick, MA

    SHERBORN: Alix (Halperin) Nelson-Frick, age 77, of Nantucket and New York City, died peacefully at the Sherborn, MA home of her daughter on November 12, 2015. Mrs. Nelson-Frick was a renowned author, book editor and advertising executive. Retired CEO of the New York advertising agency, Franklin Spier, Inc., she grew up in Manhattan, the daughter of legendary advertising copywriter Shirley Polykoff. Alix contributed reviews and articles to The New York Times Book Review, Newsday and women’s magazines. Among her publications, she authored Amazon Best Sellers “The Stuff of Legends – A Daughter’s Take on the Woman Who Transformed Advertising in the 1960’s” and “My Inner India – Unraveling While Traveling…

  • Plymouth

    Josephine Green 10/29/2014 Plymouth, MA / Nantucket, MA

    God’s beauty adorned our dear mother, Josephine Green, on the 29th day of October, 2014. Surrounded by her two daughters, Linda and Susan, and her son, Scot, and her grandchildren, Jody (as she was so warmly known) passed away peacefully at home after a brief period of illness. She joins her husband, Arthur, in heaven. Jody was born on November 10, 1930 to Julia and Angelo DeCunzo, in Mount Kisco, New York. She was raised with her family on a farm and enjoyed all her daily farm chores. She also attended business school in New York City. It was in high school that Jody and Art (as he was warmly…

  • Plymouth

    Josephine Green 10/29/2014 Manomet, MA / Plymouth, MA / Nantucket, MA

    God’s beauty adorned our dear mother, Josephine Green, on the 29th day of October, 2014. Surrounded by her two daughters, Linda and Susan, and her son, Scot, and her grandchildren, Jody (as she was so warmly known as) passed away peacefully at home after a brief period of illness. She joins her husband, Arthur, in heaven. Jody was born on November 10, 1930 to Julia and Angelo DeCunzo, in Mount Kisco, New York. She was raised with her family on a farm and enjoyed all her daily farm chores. She also attended business school in New York City. It was in high school that Jody and Art (as he was…

  • Boston

    Scott Bernard 11/20/2013 Medfield, MA / Canton, MA / Boston, MA / Nantucket, MA

    Scott Bernard of Medfield, formerly of Canton, passed away suddenly at his home on November 20, 2013. He was 51 years old. Scott grew up in Canton, and graduated Blue Hill Regional Technical High School. He worked as a plumber for Norfolk County for 15 years. He was known for his kindness, and for being an avid runner and marathoner who kept himself in top physical shape. Scott also enjoyed fishing and spending time with his beloved family. Scott was the dear and devoted husband of Diana (Hallal) McGowan. Beloved son of Louise Bernard of Canton and Larry Bernard of Hyannis. Loving stepfather of Gregory and Rachel McGowan. Dear brother…

  • Brookline

    Nancy C. (Leon) Norris 9/18/2013 Brookline, MA / West Roxbury, MA / Boston, MA / Nantucket, MA / Barnstable, MA

    Nancy C. (Leon) Norris, of Brookline, passed away suddenly on September 18, 2013. She was 62 years old. Nancy’s Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be posted to this site Friday afternoon when they become finalized. Nancy was the dear and devoted wife of Joseph Coffee and the late Peter M. Norris. Loving mother of Peter M. Norris II of CA and Sonia A. Norris of NC. Loving daughter of Katherine Leon of Dedham and the late Victor Leon. Dear sister of Victor Leon of Dedham, Debbie Leon of Dedham, Carol Deyesso of Norwood and the late Robert Scoff. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.…

  • Bridgewater

    Rose F. Slavitz 4/29/2013 Brockton, MA / North Easton, MA / Bridgewater, MA / Pembroke, MA / Nantucket, MA

    Rose F. (Mitrano) Slavitz died Monday April 29, 2013 at the age of 103 at the Island Terrace Nursing Home in Lakeville. She was the wife of the John J. Slavitz, Sr. Rose was born and raised in North Easton a daughter of the late Daniel and Anna (Camelio) Mitrano and lived in the town for most of her life. A graduate of Oliver Ames High School, she also attended Lesley College and earned her degree in education. Her teaching career spanned many years in the Town of Easton. She was the first kindergarten teacher when the Center School opened and had also taught at the Furnace Village School. Rose…

  • Danvers

    Muriel C. McGee 12/26/2012 Danvers, MA / Natick, MA / Nantucket, MA

    Muriel “Cherry” (Childs) McGee, age 96, a former longtime resident of Gates Mills, OH, and Riverside, CT, died December 26, 2012, in Natick, MA, her home since 2010. Born and raised in St. Paul, MN, she was the daughter of the late James A. and Muriel (Tappan) Childs. Cherry earned a B. A. from Smith College and a Master’s Degree in Bacteriology from Radcliffe/Harvard. Cherry worked for several years as a bacteriologist in Duluth, MN, where she was involved with viral research. During WWII she volunteered under the FBI as a plane spotter. Civic-minded, Cherry was active with local PTA’s, the Girl Scouts of America, the United Way and other…

  • Boston

    KEITH, LAWRENCE MAX

    KEITH, Lawrence Max Of Dedham and Nantucket, died peacefully on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at the age of 82. Born in Trenton, MO on July 18, 1937. Son…

  • Wellesley

    Jean Rowland Haffenreffer 6/2/2019 12:00:00 AM Wellesley,MA

    HAFFENREFFER, Jean Rowland 93, of Needham, Nantucket, and Sanibel Fl, departed on June 2nd surrounded by the love of her children and grandchildren. Born and raised in New Britain, CT, the daughter of Helen Platt Rowland and William Samuel Rowland, she attended the Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor CT, and Wellesley College, graduating with a BS in music. Jean was married to the love of her life, the late Frederick “Fritz” Haffenreffer for 47 years. Jean was devoted to her children, the late Frederick “Fritzi”, William (and Sofia) of Stratham NH, Peter (and Robin) of Winchester, Carol Abrahams (and Marc) of Wellesley, Hugh (and Debora) of Glastonbury CT, and Jeanie…

  • Vineyard Haven

    John Thomas Chirgwin

    John Thomas Chirgwin died unexpectedly, but peacefully, in his home on his beloved Martha’s Vineyard on the morning of Saturday, May 25, 2019. He had so many things he was looking forward to this summer. The day he died, he was planning on attending the reopening and the traditional start to the Edgartown Yacht Club season commissioning, where he had been a member since 1965. He was looking forward to attending his 60th Cornell School of Hotel Administration Alumni Reunion in early June, and seeing friends from his fraternity, Theta Delta Chi. His fall plans included a cruise with his brother Jim and his wife Margaret, whom he will be…

  • Needham

    Doug Whisler 6/5/2019 12:00:00 AM Needham,MA

    Whisler, Doug of Greenlawn, NY and formerly of Nantucket, MA died suddenly on June 5th, 2019. Doug will always be remembered by those who loved him for his courage during some extremely difficult times. Our family is heartbroken. Doug was a beloved father, grandfather, and friend. Born April 10, 1954, he was the oldest of two children born to Adelaide Griffin and Stephen MacIsaac. Doug’s career resembled that of a renaissance man: he taught high school Spanish and coached hockey at Tabor Academy in Marion, MA, taught sailing at Nantucket Yacht Club, was owner and head captain for the Nantucket Harbor Launch, and shingled houses on Nantucket for his company…

  • Wellesley

    Jane King 5/5/2019 12:00:00 AM Wellesley,MA

    King, Jane age 73, of Boston, MA, Palm Beach, FL and Nantucket, MA, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, May 5th, surrounded by family and friends. Beloved wife of the late Michael Karlson. Jane was born in New York City to the late Catherine and John A. King and was predeceased by her four siblings Catherine Ann Timoney, John A. King Jr., Patricia Fitzgerald and Clare Scanlon. She will be lovingly remembered by her 14 nieces and nephews and many grandnieces and grandnephews. Jane was raised in Flushing, New York and attended Marymount College and received her degree from Bentley College. She spent the majority of her working…

  • Salem

    Newburyport – Mary Collins Dup…

    Newburyport – Mary Collins Dupont, age 64, the wife of Wayne H. Dupont, died at home in Newburyport on March 31. She was born in Salem on February 27, 1955, and graduated from Bishop Fenwick High School, the University of Massachusetts and Suffolk University Law School. She received a master’s degree in Taxation from Boston University. She was an attorney and co-founder of the firm of Morris and Collins in Framingham and was a partner in the firm of Fedele and Murray in Norwood. She leaves Wayne’s children, Amy Gammons and her husband Richard Gammons, Rhett Dupont and his wife Betty Dupont, Peter Dupont and his wife Caitlin Dupont, all…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport – Mary Collins Dup…

    Newburyport – Mary Collins Dupont, the wife of Wayne H. Dupont, died at home in Newburyport on March 31. She was born in Salem and graduated from Bishop Fenwick High School, the University of Massachusetts and Suffolk University Law School. She received a master’s degree in Taxation from Boston University. She was an attorney and co-founder of the firm of Morris and Collins in Framingham, and was a partner in the firm of Fedele and Murray in Norwood. She leaves Wayne’s children, Amy Gammons and her husband Richard Gammons, Rhett Dupont and his wife Betty Dupont, Peter Dupont and his wife Caitlin Dupont, all of Nantucket and Andrew Dupont of…

  • Massachusetts Death Notices

    Kenneth E. ‘Ken’ Wetherbee 3/28/2019 12:00:00 AM Webster,MA

    November 13, 1929 – March 28, 2019 Thompson, Connecticut Kenneth E Wetherbee passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on March 28th He was born in Putnam, CT on November 13, 1929 to the late Clarence and Maria (Steioff) Wetherbee Of North Grosvenordale where he grew up and attended school until joining the US Army. He is survived by his wife of 68 years Dorothy(Reardon) Wetherbee, two daughters, Beverly Walker and her husband Dale of Florida and Jennipher Goloski and her husband Justin of Putnam. He is predeceased by two daughters, Deborah Slye in 2009 and Donna Wetherbee in 2008. He was also predeceased by his two brothers,…

  • New Bedford

    Robert C. Collet 3/18/2019 12:00:00 AM New Bedford,MA

    Robert C. Collet, 86, of New Bedford died March 18, 2019 at Charlton Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Marie A. (Bergeron) Collet, with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Born in Nantucket, son of the late Robert C. Collet and Loretta (Benjamin) Horsfall, step-son of the late Amos Horsfall, he lived in New Bedford all of his life. Mr. Collet was formerly employed by Rodney Metals for 40 years until his retirement. He served in the U.S. Army and later served 34 years in the National Guard retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren’s sporting events and traveling.…

  • LEICESTER

    Jean L. (Rooney) Bembridge 3/17/2019 12:00:00 AM Leicester,MA

    LEICESTER; Jean L. (Rooney) Bembridge, 96, of 100 Lake Ave., passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 17 at Dodge Park Rest Home in Worcester in the presence of her loving family. She leaves three sons; Thomas P. Bembridge of Errol, NH, Richard P. Bembridge of Hardwick, Robert C. Bembridge of Leicester, a daughter, Pamela J. Murphy of Nantucket, a granddaughter, Leslie J. Bembridge, her husband Dan Turmel and great-granddaughter, Kaitlin Turmel of Hooksett, NH and her Swedish “daughter” Kerstin M. Stratton of Bedford, NH. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Leslie P. Bembridge, two brothers, Francis C. Rooney, Jr. & George W. Rooney, and her daughter-in-law, Karen J. Bembridge. Mrs.…

  • Provincetown

    Irene L. ‘Babe’ Silva 3/14/2019 12:00:00 AM Provincetown,MA

    Irene L. ‘Babe’ Silva of Truro died Thursday, March 14th at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was 80. Born in Nantucket and raised in Dennisport, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Irene [Eldridge] Reith. For 25 years, she was the assistant Town Clerk and assistant Town Accountant for the Town of Provincetown. She was well known as the keeper of Provincetown and Truro’s genealogy, able to identify relatives and remember many nicknames of the two towns residents! After she retired, she became an avid reader, traveled vicariously watching televised travel shows, visited Nantucket and loved to socialize with family and friends. Babe is survived by…

  • Salem

    South Yarmouth, MA – Nancy Mar…

    South Yarmouth, MA – Nancy Marie Sheehy, 71, of South Yarmouth, Nantucket and Salem, Mass. died on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, after a yearlong battle with Pancreatic Cancer. She was born to the late Philip and Anne Alberta (Hamilton) Sheehy on January 3, 1948, in Salem where she lived the majority of her life. A 1966 graduate of Salem High School, she majored in early childhood education at Vermont College and music at Boston University. She taught for many years at the Center School in Peabody before becoming the Director of The Little Red School House in Lynn. In 1993 she moved to Nantucket where she was the Director of…

  • Nantucket

    Maryalice Donnellan, 91

    Maryalice Donnellan, 91, of Saratoga Springs, N.Y. and formerly of Nantucket, died Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Wesley Health Care Center in Saratoga Springs. Services will be held at a later date.

  • Cape Cod

    Margery McCarthy

    CENTERVIILLE – Margery McCarthy of Centerville passed away on February 26, 2019, at the age of 82. She was the daughter of Winthrop J. Barnes and Ethel Brower Barnes. Marge was born in Newton, MA on July 23, 1936. She was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins and, of course, the New England Patriots. Most of all, she loved the beach, boating and cruising down the Centerville River into Nantucket Sound and anchoring off Long Beach with her husband Dan and their beloved dog Nicky. Ma…

  • Gloucester

    Gloucester – Mary Frances (MF)…

    Gloucester – Mary Frances (MF) Crockett, 97, of Annisquam, passed away after a brief illness on February 16, 2019. She was born March 30, 1921 in Boston to Ellen and Harold Cutler. Her life was filled with love for animals and family. She grew up in Brookline, MA and summered in Nantucket, riding the moors with her mother and her Scottie dog, Buttons. She attended the May School, then Wellesley College, graduating in 1943 as a History of Art major. She entertained roommates by keeping a squirrel named Dew Drop in her dorm room. After graduation, Mary worked at the Fogg Museum in Cambridge. She met Navy Lt. Robert Crockett…

  • Salem

    Beverly – Mr. Thomas P. Geras …

    Beverly – Mr. Thomas P. Geras Sr., 66, of Beverly, beloved husband of Wendy (Horne) Geras passed away peacefully on Monday, February 18, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Henry and Margaret (Kilhouley) Geras. Raised and educated in Beverly, he was a graduate of Beverly High School and continued his education at North Shore Community College and Boston University. Mr. Geras was the Director of Health and Safety with C.L. Hauthaway & Sons Corporation of Lynn for many years. In his spare time, he was the scoutmaster of Troop 49 in Beverly. Tom took pride in creating…

  • Abington

    Eleanore R. (Gauthier) McNeill 2/4/2019 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    Eleanore R. (Gauthier) McNeill, of Abington, MA formerly of Brockton, MA passed away on February 4, 2019 peacefully in her sleep at the age of 95. Born in Meriden, CT she was the daughter of the late Wilfred J. Gauthier and Jane (Levesque) Gauthier. She graduated from Brockton High and was employed for many years at Etonic, Inc. in Brockton. She was pre-deceased by her husband of 34 years, Charles “Ed” McNeill and son, Robert. J. Hanlon Jr., her only child. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Carla Hanlon of Tennessee; her niece Catherine Kupp and her great niece Lisa Kupp Tousignant, both of Minnesota; and her nephew, Gerard F.…

  • Newburyport

    Newburyport, MA – Eugene Franc…

    Newburyport, MA – Eugene Francis Greco, age 81, of Newburyport, Massachusetts, formerly of Medford, Winchester, and Arlington, died January 23, 2019, in the loving comfort of his home, surrounded by his supportive family and friends. He was the devoted husband of Donna E. (McKinley) Greco. Born in Winchester, Massachusetts, on March 23, 1937, one of six children of the late Louis and Katherine (McKane) Greco, he was a graduate of Medford High School. Since 1978, “Geno,” as he was known by most, has been the owner of Starboard Galley Restaurant, dedicating himself to his business, keeping a pulse on the business, always making sure that customer service and quality of…

  • Cape Cod

    Yvonne Marie Barrows, 69

    HYANNIS – Yvonne Marie Barrows, 69, of Hyannis, MA died peacefully on Monday, January 21, 2019 with her loving family by her side. Born in Wareham, she was raised in Nantucket by her parents Alfred A. and Clara Madeline (Correia) Barrows. Yvonne lived in Boston for some time before moving home to Nantucket in the mid 1980′s, then relocated to Cape Cod in 1991 settling in Hyannis for her final years. Yvonne was a Certified Nurse Assistant with accreditation in geriatric care. Before her retire…

  • Spencer

    Thomas P. Hopkins 1/19/2019 12:00:00 AM Spencer,MA

    SPENCER; Thomas P. Hopkins, 64, of 19 High St., died Saturday, January 19, in Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester. He leaves his wife of 44 years, Linda S. (Morris) Hopkins, two sons; Damon James Hopkins and his wife Katelyn of Spencer, Justin Thomas Hopkins and his wife Holly of West Brookfield, his mother and step-father, Catherine (Mayo) Lamothe and her husband Paul of Spencer, a brother, John Hopkins and his wife Debbie of Truro, a sister, Melissa H. Walsh of Spencer, five grandchildren; Callie, Cooper, Augustus, Eleanor & Oakley, several nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his father Charles A. Hopkins and a brother Stephen Hopkins. Thomas was born on…

  • Nantucket

    Ann Marcia Wasserman, 79

    Ann Marcia Cantor Wasserman, 79, of Nantucket and Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 at Our Island Home. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Unitarian Meeting House on Orange Street.

  • Dover

    Harriet A. Gordon Blanchard 1/12/2019 12:00:00 AM Hingham,MA / Dover,MA / falmouth,MA / Brockton,MA / Providence,RI

    Harriet Gordon Blanchard died peacefully surrounded by her family on January 12, 2019, at the age of 97. She was the wife of the late Robert J. Gordon of Brockton, MA, until his death in 1978, and then of Albert R. Blanchard, of Barnstable, MA, until his death in 2005. A graduate of Bridgewater State Teachers College, she taught second grade at the Woodward School for Girls in Boston, MA. Harriet had a curious and creative mind. A lifelong learner, she pursued many interests and volunteered throughout her adult life. She was an accomplished seamstress, Nantucket basket weaver, and floral designer, exhibiting at Horticultural Hall, the Boston Flower & Garden…

  • Fall River

    Geraldine M. (Bernard) Perreira 1/11/2019 12:00:00 AM Fall River,MA

    FALL RIVER…Geraldine M. (Bernard) Perreira, 65, of Fall River passed away January 11, 2019 at Country Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center in Swansea. Born in Nantucket, she was a daughter of the late Gerald Bernard and Florence (Allen) Proctor. Mrs. Perreira enjoyed computer games and spending time with her grandchildren. Survivors include her daughters: Tanya Perreira of Braintree, Tara Levesque of Fall River and Tasha Cabral of Fall River; her sons: Joseph Perreira of Taunton, Jason Perreira of Fall River, Jaime Perreira of Fall River and Jeremy Perreira of Fall River; 9 grandchildren; and many other special family and friends. She was the sister of the late Denise Proctor. Funeral…

  • Wellesley

    Donald Joseph Conner 1/9/2019 12:00:00 AM Wellesley,MA

    CONNER, Donald Joseph Of Hingham, Massachusetts, formerly of Wellesley, passed away at the age of 86 of pneumonitis at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital on Wednesday January 9, 2019. Born February 3, 1932, Don was the loving husband of 60 years to Janet Clopeck Conner, loving father to Bob Conner of Hyannis, Nancy Campbell and her husband Jack of Upton, Cathy Cameron and her husband Rick of Hopkinton, and David Conner of Seattle, and the cherished grandfather of Christine Brown and her husband Eric, Scott Campbell, Allison Cameron and Lauren Cameron. Don grew up in Lexington, MA and graduated from Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, NH. He attended the University…