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    Paul Abate, Jr. 8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM Auburn,NH / Derry,NH / Andover,MA / Everett,MA

    Paul Abate, Jr., 73, of Auburn, NH, died Thursday August 15, 2019 in Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH. He was born in Everett, MA on August 8, 1946, a son of the late Paul and Catherine (Napoli) Abate, Sr. He had been a resident of Auburn since 1985, formerly living in Derry, NH and Andover, MA. He was employed for Malden Mills for many years, retiring as a utility supervisor. Paul was an active and proud member of UNITE (Union of Needletrades Industrial and Textile Employees). He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching all types of sports on TV. He is survived by his wife Paula (Kamont)…

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    Jeremiah Carney 8/10/2019 12:00:00 AM Andover,MA

    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. He enthusiastically joined the Army in 1944 and served in Italy during WWII, awarded the Bronze Star and a Purple Heart for his combat service. He continued his Army service in post-war liberated Paris where he…

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    Susan Waldie 7/29/2019 12:00:00 AM Andover,MA / Haverhill,MA

    At the age of 62 Susie entered the gates of Heaven on Monday the 29th to be reunited with her parents John and Rita (Levi) Waldie, her sister Carol Lermond, brothers Alexander “Sandy” Waldie, James Waldie, Michael Waldie, and her beloved dog Pokey. A long time resident of Andover, Susie lived most of her adult life with her brother Bob and family. She enjoyed family vacations, camping, visiting with relatives, playing cards, coloring and dancing the night away at birthday parties and weddings. Susie always had a positive attitude and enjoyed life. She fell in love with everyone she met and considered them family. She will be sadly missed by…

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    John “Jack” Joubert III 7/5/2019 12:00:00 AM 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, MA, 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, ME; Lisa Beckwith of Winchester, NH and Karen Joubert of Methuen, MA. He was also the father of the late John J. Joubert IV.…

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    Mary “Evie” Barry 7/4/2019 12:00:00 AM Andover,MA / Lawrence,MA

    Mrs. Mary “Evie” Barry, a long time Andover resident and beloved wife of the late Paul F. Barry passed away at Mary Immaculate Nursing Restorative Center on July 4, 2019, she was 94 years old. Born in Andover, MA, on April 1, 1925, she was the daughter of the late William and Josephine (Wholey) Collins. Mary enjoyed travelling, playing cards with friends, and spending time with family; she will be dearly missed by family and friends. Mary is survived by her sons Paul Barry of Orlando, FL; Christopher Barry of Chesterfield, NH; Timothy Barry and his wife Jacki of Andover, MA; Thomas Barry and his wife Lynn of Blakely, GA,…

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    Jean M. McCarthy 6/19/2019 12:00:00 AM Dover,MA / Marion,MA

    Jean M. (Johnson) McCarthy of Dover and Marion MA, and Glen NH died peacefully June 19, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was the devoted wife of Philip E. McCarthy, MD for 62 years. Jean was born in Brockton and raised in North Easton, the daughter of the late James and Alice (Slattery) Johnson. A graduate of Oliver Ames High School, Jean received her RN from St. Elizabeth School of Nursing and Bachelors Degree from Boston College. She was also a nursing instructor at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. For the past 40 years, she had been the office manager for her husband’s and son’s medical practices. Jean loved floral design and…

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    Charles J. Fox 5/25/2019 12:00:00 AM Dover,MA / Boston,MA / West Roxbury,MA / Waltham,MA / Newton,MA

    Charles J. Fox of Waltham, and longtime resident of Dover, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on May 25, 2019. He was the husband for 59 years to Janice Judge Fox and father to MT, Paul, and Charles, and his wife Michelle Doyle Fox. He was the grandfather to Hallie, McKenzie, Patrice, and Blaire of Newburyport. He is the beloved brother of John and Marie Fox. Charles was born July 19, 1935 to his parents John and Marie Fox of West Roxbury. A proud graduate of The Boston Latin School, Boston College, and Babson, MBA, Charles was a Ouimet Scholar who dedicated much of his life to the Ouimet Fund. He served…

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    Mrs. Halina E. (Kosek) Torlinska 5/15/2019 12:00:00 AM Lawrence,MA / Andover,MA / Derry,NH / Amesbury,MA

    Mrs. Halina E. (Kosek) Torlinska – Hania, a resident of Lawrence and beloved wife of Jerzy Torlinski, passed away at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, following a brave fight with cancer. She was 65 years old. Born in Gdansk, Poland, she was the beloved daughter of the late Henryk and Janina (Nowicka) Kosek. She came to the United States in 2003 to be with her children. Hania always said that her children were her life and she cherished every moment with them. She loved her role as Babcia and she was very excited about her son Marek and his wife Agata expecting twins this summer. Mrs. Torlinska was…

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    Mrs. Rita (Vaas) Therrien 5/6/2019 12:00:00 AM Andover,MA / Middletown,RI

    Mrs. Rita (Vaas) Therrien, a resident of Middletown, Rhode Island, formerly of Andover and beloved wife of the late Charles Therrian, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019. She was 97 years old. Born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on February 4, 1922, she was the beloved daughter of the late Edward and Agnes (Wolgemoth) Vaas. Rita had been employed as a Clerk for Social Security, for many years. In her spare time, she enjoyed square dancing, traveling to Europe and going out to eat with her friends and family. She will be dearly missed. Rita is survived by many nieces and nephews. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Augustine…

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    Robert Guiod 3/7/2019 12:00:00 AM Dover,MA

    DOVER: Robert Daniel Guiod, 75, passed away on Thursday, March 7 surrounded by his family. Born on August 10, 1943 to Joseph and Grace Guiod in Norwood, MA, Bob grew up in Islington, MA with his older siblings Grace and James in a house built by his father. After graduating from Westwood High School, Bob attended Northeastern University, earning a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a J.D. After his first job caring for horses on a local farm, Bob worked his way through school, taking various jobs in manufacturing, surveying, driving an ambulance, and in the U.S. Patent Office. Following law school, Bob became Assistant General Counsel at Colonial Management…

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    Ms. Agnes M. Miceli 2/8/2019 12:00:00 AM Andover,MA

    Ms. Agnes M. Miceli, a resident of Andover since 1976, passed away at the Lawrence General Hospital in Lawrence. She was 76 years old. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, on August 14, 1942, she was the beloved daughter of the late George A. and Nancy P. (Palmeri) Miceli. She was the devoted sister of the late Thomas M. Miceli of Andover. Ms. Miceli worked as a bookkeeper for many years for Philips Academy in Andover. Agnes was a communicant and devoted member of St. Augustine Church in Andover. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Augustine Church, 43 Essex Street, Andover on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at 10 AM. Relatives…

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    Dawna J. (Larrivee) Bryant 1/29/2019 12:00:00 AM Andover,MA / Lowell,MA

    Dawna J. (Larrivee) Bryant, a resident of Andover, passed away at her home on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. She was 77 years old. Born in Plymouth, New Hampshire, she was the beloved daughter of the late Frank and Alice Larrivee. Dawna was known for being a very generous and giving person. She was always ready to help anyone in need. a blind woman herself, she helped many people adapt to being blind. Dawna will also be remembered for her devoted love to her longtime pet and beloved companion of 17 years Mergie. She will be dearly missed. Dawna is survived by her loving son and daughter-in-law; Raymond J. and his…

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    Anthony J. Silvestro 1/26/2019 12:00:00 AM Medford,MA / Andover,MA / New York,NY / Salt Lake City,UT

    Anthony Silvestro, 81, of Andover MA passed away peacefully on January 26, 2019 at his Marco Island home with his loving wife Phyllis by his side. Tony loved spending the winter months in Florida, where he enjoyed watching the dolphins and sailboats from his balcony. Married in 1963 Tony was blessed with four children and seven grandchildren. Prior to his marriage, Tony grew up in South Boston and Medford, MA, and was the youngest of seven children raised by Antoinetta and Dominic Silvestro who emigrated from Sicily. Larger than life Tony had a great love for his family, for all things Italian, and cherished singing Frank Sinatra. In his kitchen,…

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    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…

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    ELIZABETH A. “BETTY” (REFFI) HENNESSY 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM Charlestown,MA / Andover,MA / Danvers,MA

    Elizabeth A. “Betty” (Reffi) Hennessey, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at the North End Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Center in Boston. She was 86 years of age. Betty was born in Boston on January 23, 1932, a daughter of the late Manlio Reffi and Annie (Abate) Reffi. She grew up in Charlestown where she was educated in the Boston Public School system and graduated from Girls High School. Betty furthered her education and attended Boston Business School . Betty worked as an Accounting Clerk at the Bunker Hill Health Center in Charlestown and retired in 1994 following 28 years of dedicated…