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    Andover, MA – Paul Eugene Burs…

    Andover, MA – Paul Eugene Bursey, 82, passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer at Wingate in Haverhill. A longtime resident of Andover, Paul was born and raised in Cambridge, MA where he attended Cambridge Public Schools. His younger adult years were spent in Baltimore, working for the Coast Guard, and he recounted many fond memories of his time there. The only child of Johanna and Gordon Bursey (of Newfoundland, CAN, deceased), he was incredibly funny and well-liked by all who knew him. An extremely talented and skilled woodworker, he enjoyed building detailed boat models and beautiful furniture. His apartment paid homage to his love of carpentry and…

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    Andover, MA – Maria Antonina C…

    Andover, MA – Maria Antonina Cusumano, Endicott College professor, interfaith devotee, gardener, artist, and poet/songwriter died on Saturday, August 3 at her home in Andover, Mass. At her bedside was her husband, Mark Towner, son Marco Cusumano-Towner and his fiancé Lisa Bashkirova, and her sister Flora Cusumano. Maria was born on July 6, 1958, in Grosse Pointe, Michigan to Frank and Marie Cusumano. She married Mark Towner on July 12, 1986, and together they raised their son, Marco Cusumano-Towner, who was born on July 8, 1989. She is survived by her husband and son, siblings Flora, Frances, Theresa, Dominic, Vincent, and Frank Jr. Her family will host a Celebration of…

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    Andover – Jeremiah A. Carney (…

    Andover – Jeremiah A. Carney (aka Jerry, Jeff) passed away on Saturday, August 10 at Lawrence General Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Andover, MA, he was the son of the late Patrick and Mary Carney. Raised and educated in Andover, he spent 21 years in the military (Army, then Air Force), returned to Andover and served almost 20 years as a U.S. Post Office letter carrier with a walking mail route in downtown Andover. Jerry is survived by his wife of 69 years Carolyn V. (Volk) Carney; his sons Robert and wife Ruth Carney of Stratham, NH; Kevin and wife Karen Carney of Andover, MA. He was predeceased…

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    Palm Desert, CA – Gloria, who …

    Palm Desert, CA – Gloria, who was born in Haverhill, was the beloved daughter of the late Bernard and Sadye Glagovsky and the devoted niece of the late William Glagovsky. She and her four sisters grew up in a loving home and wonderful family neighborhood near Walnut Square. She was predeceased by three of her sisters, Charlotte Warshaw, Helen Saltsman, and Barbara Krongaus. She is survived by her sister, Mynda Siskind (Lee) of North Andover. After attending Colby College, she graduated from Emerson College. Gloria was married to the late Lawrence Mendelsohn. She and her husband moved to California shortly after their two daughters, Anne Rebecca and Audrey were born.…

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    West Springfield, MA – Kathlee…

    West Springfield, MA – Kathleen Morrissey-Morini, 68, of West Springfield, Mass. and Seabrook Beach, NH, died Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Raised in Andover, she was the daughter of Anne (Gaffny) and Walter J. Morrissey Jr., of Andover, and Seabrook Beach, and formerly Feeding Hills. Kathy was a loving and devoted wife and mother. She possessed artistic and musical talents and had a passion for creative arts of every kind. Kathy was a prolific artist who could use any medium to create art. This was evident in the varied and numerous gifts using her designs that she gave to family and friends. She had a beautiful soprano voice and taught herself…

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    Waxahachie, TX – Phyllis D. (S…

    Waxahachie, TX – Phyllis D. (Schwartz) White 89, entered eternal rest, July 20, 2019. Born in Lawrence, Phyllis formerly resided in Andover and North Andover, until moving near her children first to Iowa, then to Texas. A member of Temple Emanuel for many years, she was employed as an administrator and medical secretary until her retirement. Phyllis loved creative writing, dabbled in acting, loved to sing and most of all loved her immediate and extended family and friends. Her humor will be missed by all. Devoted wife of the late Lewis White. Beloved mother of Sue and her husband Cliff Curry and Howard and his wife Suzanne Goldstein. Cherished grandmother…

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    Andover, MA – Jeanne Marie (Ro…

    Andover, MA – Jeanne Marie (Robinson) Gable, 90, of Andover, passed away at her home on July 17, 2019. Jeanne was born on April 8, 1929 in New York City to the late Edgar and Marie (Mullen) Robinson. She grew up in Elmhurst, NY and later graduated from Goucher College in Townson, MD before moving to Andover in 1965. In Andover, Jeanne became an active member of Christ Church. She volunteered at and served on the Board of Directors of the Andover Thrift Store, a ministry of the Church, initiated and served as chair of the Needle Arts Guild, and received an honor for her 50 years of service to…

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    Andover, MA – Mr. John J. "Jac…

    Andover, MA – Mr. John J. “Jack” Joubert III, a resident of Andover and the beloved husband of the Kathleen (Martin) Joubert passed away at Academy Manor Nursing Home on July 5, 2019. He was 77 years old. Born in Lawrence, Mass., on April 3, 1942, he was the son of the late John J. Jr. and Alice (Wood) Joubert. Jack was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan. He will be dearly missed. Besides his wife Kathy, he is survived by his loving children, Jane Huffman of Poland, Maine; Lisa Beckwith of Winchester, N.H., and Karen Joubert of Methuen, Mass. He was also the father of the late John…

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    Andover – Mrs. Ruth E. (Eppens…

    Andover – Mrs. Ruth E. (Eppensteiner) White, a long-time resident of Andover and beloved wife of the late Cyril M. White, passed away peacefully at the Meadows in North Andover on Sunday morning, July 14, 2019. She was 95 years old. Born in Rahway, N.J., she was the beloved daughter of the late William F. and Margaret K. (Connor) Eppensteiner. Mrs. White was a graduate of College of St. Elizabeth, Morristown, New Jersey, majoring in biology. She served in the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps during WWII, and later taught elementary school in New Jersey. She was also a substitute teacher in the Andover school system. In her spare time, she…

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    Gloucester, MA – R. Joshua Ken…

    Gloucester, MA – R. Joshua Kenney, 62, of Gloucester, passed away July 1, 2019, at home. He was the husband of Karen L. Flynn, whom he married October 21, 2000. Born in Louisville, Ky., he was the son of the late Richard and Blossom (Gold) Kenney. Josh was a musician and photographer, a volunteer, an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan, a trivia champion, an advocate for those who needed him, guardian of animals, self-employed caregiver, and a beloved uncle and friend. He enjoyed skiing and traveling. He was a movie buff, a historian, a gardener, an artist. A true renaissance man, Josh loved his life and his friends and…

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    Auburn, Maine – Mary Dutcher F…

    Auburn, Maine – Mary Dutcher Fowler, 100, a beloved presence for all who knew her, passed away on June 30, 2019, in Auburn, Maine. Despite her years, she remained young until the end. Mary was born in New York City on January 12, 1919, to Eberhardine Diez and Col. Basil Hicks Dutcher, Md. After the death of her father in 1922 and her mother in 1927, she was raised in Irvington, N.Y. by her half sisters Catherine and Carolene Dutcher. She graduated from Smith College in 1941. After serving in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) in New Guinea in 1943, she studied and traveled in Europe on the GI bill…

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    Methuen – Walter A. Margerison…

    Methuen – Walter A. Margerison, 79, of Myakka City, Fla. passed away peacefully at his home on July 7, 2019 surrounded by loving family. Walter was born January 27, 1940 in Methuen, to the late Walter and Ann (Berry) Margerison. He graduated from Tenney High School in 1958. Walter owned and operated several healthcare businesses in the Boston area and raised his family in Andover, MA. During summertime, he loved spending time with his family on Lake Winnipesaukee. In the winter, he loved piling all the kids in the car and going skiing in the White Mountains. An accomplished pilot, he kept a plane at Lawrence Airport where he loved…

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    Andover – It is with heavy hea…

    Andover – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of the Patriarch of our family, Sam “Salvatore” DeSalvo on Monday, July 1, 2019, at the age of 87. Born in Andover, Massachusetts on May 20, 1932, he was the son of the late Francesca and Giuseppe DeSalvo. Sam was the youngest of four children all of whom have predeceased him: Grace, John and Larry. He was also the grandfather of the late Brian DeSalvo. After honorably serving in the United States Army, Sam started his professional career in Code Enforcement working as a Local Building Inspector for the Town of Andover, MA. His hard work paid off…

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    Andover, MA – Arnold Cohen, 86…

    Andover, MA – Arnold Cohen, 86, of Andover, entered into rest on June 19, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Carol Cohen. Dear son of the late Nathan and Lily Cohen. Devoted father, father-in-law, and friend of Lori Newman and Daniel Newman of Natick, Mass. and Susan Cohen and Thomas Mark of Sweden. Loving older brother of Selma and Bill Cohen of Lexington, KY. Cherished grandfather of Steven and Collin Newman. Born in Brooklyn, he attended Brooklyn Tech and CCNY, where he earned a BS in Electrical Engineering. A highlight of his long engineering career was working on Apollo 11. He later became VP of Engineering and Manufacturing at Xyvision.…

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    Andover, MA – Hope Potter Woo…

    Andover, MA – Hope Potter Woodward, of Andover at age 64 died peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer with her husband of 40 years, George, at her side. Mother of William Scott Woodward (Megan O’Leary Woodward) and Cynthia Baldwin Woodward (Stephanie Green Woodward) and proud grandmother of Walker Scott Woodward and Nolan George Woodward. Sister and sister-in-law of Lars Potter, Stanley Woodward, Frances Williams and Marjorie Wasmund and aunt to many nieces and nephews. Hope was born in New York City, grew up in Cedarhurst, New York. She graduated from the Oldfields School in 1973 and attended Lake Forest College. While at Lake Forest she met George…

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    North Andover – Gerald Bruno, …

    North Andover – Gerald Bruno, 85, of North Andover, passed away peacefully on July 5, 2019. Born to the late Sebastiano and Margherita (Coiro) Bruno of Woburn. He is loved and survived by his wife, Joyce (Langley) Bruno, their daughter, Diane and her fiance, Dan Shepherd. Also; son, Gerald Jr., daughter, Kara and her husband, Leo Crowe. He was the loving grandfather of Madden, Mason, Meredith, Michael, Mitchell, Claudia, Catrina, Caroline and Christine. Jerry is survived by his twin brother, Anthony and his wife, Carol of Woburn, sister Josephine and her husband, Charles Hughes of Woburn, sister Rose Grover of Everett, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, extended family and…

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    Roswell, GA – Mary Snyder Dow …

    Roswell, GA – Mary Snyder Dow formerly of Andover, passed away peacefully on July 5, 2019. She was born to Mary Ella (Blue) Snyder and Edward Furnas Snyder on December 9, 1929 in Belle Plaine, Iowa. Mary spent most of her childhood in Orono, Maine, graduating from Orono High School in 1948 and the University of Maine in 1952 with degrees in Sociology and Elementary Education. While at U Maine, she was president of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority, senior class treasurer, Winter Carnival Queen, a member of the All-Maine Women’s Society and a collegiate field hockey player. After college, Mary taught in Milton and Fort Bragg, N.C. Following many…

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    Millbrae, Ca – Cherished husba…

    Millbrae, Ca – Cherished husband, beloved father and grandfather, he is survived by his wife Restie; and his four children Rebecca, Anthony, Katherine, and Paul; as well as 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A dedicated and hardworking man, Reagan was the first graduate of the Florida Institute of Technology, and some career highlights include U.S. Air Force nuclear technician, and VP of Engineering at Hycor (Loral-Hycor), a company that he founded along with four other principals. Besides work he fulfilled lifelong dreams of sailing, and flying; his favorite hobbies were reading, traveling, ballroom dancing, playing tennis, skiing, and enjoying family. A rare soul who touched many lives with kindness, honesty,…