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    Mark E. McCleary 8/26/2019 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    Mark E. McCleary, 51 of Abington, MA died on August 26th 2019 in the home of his sister Pauline after a valiant fight against Cancer. Mark waged a war like no other and his family could not prouder of his fight. Mark was born in Norwood, MA on July 26th 1968. Mark attended Rockland High School and was last employed as a machinist at New England Art. Mark is survived by his father Richard A. McCleary, his brother Christopher McCleary and his wife Cindy of Archer, FL; his sister Pauline Matlack and her husband Robert of Whitman, MA; his brother Bryce McCleary of Carver, MA; his brother Sean McCleary and…

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    Mark E. McCleary 8/26/2019 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    Mark E. McCleary, 51 of Abington, MA died on August 26th 2019 in the home of his sister Pauline after a valiant fight against Cancer. Mark waged a war like no other and his family could not prouder of his fight. Mark was born in Norwood, MA on July 26th 1968. Mark attended Rockland High School and was last employed as a machinist at New England Art. Mark is survived by his father Richard A. McCleary, his brother Christopher McCleary and his wife Cindy of Archer, FL; his sister Pauline Matlack and her husband Robert of Whitman, MA; his brother Bryce McCleary of Carver, MA; his brother Sean McCleary and…

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    Blanche U. (Webber) Sims 8/4/2019 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    Abington – Blanche U. Sims, 85, of Abington died on August 4 at the Good Samaritan Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Harold R. Sims. She was born in Quincy, daughter of the late Charles Webber and Ferne Lamoureaux. Blanche was raised in Weymouth, a graduate of Weymouth High School, Class of 1952. She worked as a secretary in Boston for several years before raising a family. She ran a home business, A to Z Letters & Memos until late into her 70’s. She was an active member of the Abington Child Study Group, Strawberry Valley Women’s Golf Association and Timber Lanes Women’s Bowling League. Blanche…

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    Edward D. Collins Sr. 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    Edward D. Collins Sr., 83, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Visitation is Monday July 22nd from 5PM to 8PM. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Bridget Church, 455 Plymouth Street, Abington on Tuesday, July 23rd at 9AM. Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Central Street, Abington. Full obituary to follow.

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    Lawrence P. Wales 6/18/2019 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    Abington – Lawrence P. Wales, a longtime resident of Abington passed away peacefully on June 18 at the age of 95. He was the beloved husband of 53 years to the late Lucille L. (Messier) Wales. Born and raised in Randolph, he was the son of the late Frank and Lena Wales and a graduate of Stetson High School. Lawrence was a proud veteran of World War II, having served in the US Army 5th Infantry Division “Red Diamond” from 1943-1946 and had earned a Bronze Medal for his service. Prior to his retirement he had worked for over forty years in construction and home improvement sales. For over sixty-…

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    John A. Hindley 6/9/2019 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    John A. Hindley, 75, of Abington passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at home, on June 9th He was the loving husband and father of Sonja (Szydlowski) Hindley, Michelle and Danielle Hindley all of Abington and his extended family. He was born in Berlin NH, son of the late John A. Hindley, Sr. and Lois (Sydleman) McComiskey John served his country in the United States Marine Corp during the Vietnam War from 1966-1969. He worked at Gillette and Lowes and retired from both, loved camping and the outdoors His funeral service will be held on Saturday June 15th at 12:00PM in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth St ( Rt…

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    Prescott M Krause 5/1/2019 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    Prescott M. Krause, 39, of Abington, died on May 1st, after a brief illness, He was the son of Frederick Krause and Donna (Libby) Carpenter, father of Damon, Prescott, Jr. and Thomas. His Memorial service will be held on May 19th at 2:00PM in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth St ( Rt 58 at the rotary circle) Whitman. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service from 1-2. Full obituary to follow

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    Anne E. Trask 4/25/2019 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    Anne E. Trask of Abington died peacefully April 25, 2019. Anne was born in Abington, the only child of the late Ralph S. and Constance Trask. She graduated from Abington High School in 1950 and went on to the Bridgewater State Teachers College where she pledged Kappa Delta Pi. After her graduation in 1953 she began her teaching career in Brockton. She also attended Harvard University Graduate School of Education earning her PhD. in education in 1964. Anne also co-authored a book entitled “The Sex Factor and the Management of Schools” which was published in 1976. Anne was interested in many things but especially the advancement of women in the…

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    Augustine C. Correia 4/21/2019 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    Augustine C. Correia, 77, of Abington, passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday APRIL 21ST AT THE South Shore Hospital, after a period of failing health. He was the beloved husband of Helen (Leondike) Correia. His Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday April 27th at 9:00AM in the St Bridget Church, Abington. Interment will follow in the Mt Vernon Cemetery, Abington. All other services have been omiited. Full Obituary to follow

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    Peter A. Walsh 4/8/2019 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    Peter Anthony Walsh passed away peacefully on April 8, at his home in Abington, Ma surrounded by loved ones. He was born in Galway Ireland, son of Patrick and Sabina Walsh. In 1950 he moved to the United States and shortly after joined the United States Air Force, serving in the Korean War. In 1954, he was honorably discharged from the Air Force and became a US Citizen. He settled in Massachusetts and worked at both Raytheon and General Instrument for many years. He leaves behind his beloved wife Una to whom he was married for 58 years. He leaves behind a sister Margaret, two daughters: Joann, Dorothy, three sons:…

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    Roger Greenough 4/4/2019 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    Roger Greenough, 86, of Abington, MA passed away peacefully on April 4, 2019, surrounded by family. Roger was born on March 23, 1933, in Gardner, MA. Roger, a Korean War veteran, joined the Air Force following his 1952 Abington High graduation. Roger retired as Abington’s Superintendent of Postal Operations after 37 years of postal service. Following his postal retirement, Roger worked at the Ridder Golf Course Pro Shop for 12 1/2 years. He attended Newbury Jr. College, where he majored in business. Roger was passionate about family, including his puppies. Roger loved spending time in Maine where he enjoyed nature, hunting, fishing and boating with his family and friends. Roger,…

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    E. Jeanne (Moynihan) Bombardier 3/18/2019 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    ABINGTON – E. Jeanne (Moynihan) Bombardier, of Abington passed away peacefully at home on March 18, 2019 surrounded by family. She was 92. Born Edythe Jeanne Moynihan on February 22, 1927 in Abington, MA. A lifelong resident of Abington and parishioner of St. Bridget Church. Jeanne was the beloved wife of the late Carl Bombardier who died in 1976. She was the devoted mother of Leon Bombardier of Abington and his wife Sharon, Lawrence Bombardier of Kingston and his wife Janie, Patricia Callow of East Bridgewater and her partner John Long, John Bombardier of East Bridgewater and his wife Lee, Helen DiLeonardo of Glendale, Arizona and her husband Pietro, Joan…

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    Lillian L. (Sheehan) Curran 3/12/2019 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    Lillian L. (Sheehan) Curran “GG” 91, died Tuesday March 12, in her Abington home, surrounded by her loving family, after a period of failing health. She was the loved wife of the late Edward J. Curran. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Lillian (Radcliffe) Sheehan and a graduate of Dorchester High School. Until the age of eighty-eight, Lillian had taught countless classes as the owner & operator of “Lils Ceramics”. Lil cherished the summers spent at her pool surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She had truly enjoyed the holidays and especially loved her Christmas Eve gatherings. She is survived by her…

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    ORourke, Robbie

    A notice of sadness: Robbie ORourke passed on Monday, March 4th, 2019, after a brief illness. Robbie grew up in Colorado, she was a graduate of…

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    Janet M. (Smith) Burns 2/18/2019 12:00:00 AM Abington,MA

    Janet M (Smith) Burns, 75, died Monday February 18 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of 51 years to David Burns. Raised in Abington, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Alyce (Hogle) Smith. Janet graduated from Abington High School in 1961. She loved to bake and was an avid reader but her true passion was her family. She is survived by her children Tami Swenson and her husband Todd of Abington, and Russell of Pawtucket, RI. She is also survived by her three grandchildren who she adored, Michael, Ashley and Kaitlyn. She was the sister of Gail Cantoni and the late Alice Smith.…

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    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.…