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    Boston – Charles O. Fernald, a…

    Boston – Charles O. Fernald, a longtime resident of the Allston/Brighton Community in Boston, passed away peacefully, while surrounded by friends and loved ones on Monday, December 16, 2019, after a long battle with multiple health related issues. Charles was born in Newburyport, on January 25, 1953, and grew up spending time between St. Petersburg, Fla. and Newburyport. In Newburyport, Charles spent his adolescent years working at the family business, Fernald’s Marine. Charles graduated from Newburyport High School, but would be quick to tell anyone who asked that, he had much preferred studying old school Americana muscle cars and trucks in his youth – never a Ford, always a Chevy…

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    Salisbury, MA – Cla…

    Salisbury, MA – Clarence V. “Clay” LaValley, 73, of Salisbury and Ocklawaha, Florida, passed away at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston on December 17, 2019, after an extended illness. Born in Newburyport, January 5, 1946, he was the son of the late Clarence J. and Marion (Pearson) LaValley. Clay was a proud veteran of the Vietnam War, serving with the United States Army from November 3, 1965 until his honorable discharge on October 20, 1967 with the rank of Sp 5. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 0309 A hard working man who cared deeply for his family, Clay was with Gould Shawmut in…

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    Salisbury, MA – On Wednesday, …

    Salisbury, MA – On Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, our loving son and brother passed away at age 44. Born Aug. 28, 1975 in Haverhill, Mass., he was raised in Salisbury, and graduated from Triton High School. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Champlain College in Burlington, Vt. Working in the hotel industry, he lived in Vermont and Georgia. Returning to Salisbury, he managed Blue Ocean Music Hall and Splash nightclub. A change in careers brought him to Diane’s Fine Desserts, then to Adams, Mass. At the time of his passing, he worked at Maplebrook Farms as Manager of Quality and Safe Food Handling. Having a superior work ethic and an…

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    Newburyport, MA – Mary Josephi…

    Newburyport, MA – Mary Josephine (McNeil) Tracy was born in Boston on November 7, 1924 to John McNeil and Mary F. (Ryan) McNeil, and passed peacefully on November 30, 2019. She was 95 years of age. She was a graduate of Melrose Hospital School of Nursing, (later renamed Melrose Wakefield Hospital) and during her training she met her future husband, Henry J. Tracy Jr., a soldier just home from WWII. After Mary’s graduation, she and Henry married, and Henry enrolled in the University of Massachusetts at Amherst under the GI Bill, where they lived in the student housing. At U Mass Mary worked in the student infirmary right on the…

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    Amesbury, MA – Laurel Ann (Whe…

    Amesbury, MA – Laurel Ann (Wheaton) Harris, 60, of Amesbury, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday December 1, 2019, after a long battle with Leukemia. Laurel was born on December 2, 1958 in Woburn, Massachusetts to Ronald S. Wheaton and Judith R. (Robertson) Downing. She was a beautiful woman who was once crowned Miss Concord Heights. She graduated from Reading Memorial High School, Reading Massachusetts. She spent her life serving her community as a nurse’s aide for physically disabled adults. She devoted much of her time to the care of animals. Her love of animals was inspiring to all who knew her. She spent many years volunteering at…

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    Amesbury – Germain J. "Jerry" …

    Amesbury – Germain J. “Jerry” Arseneau, 61, of Amesbury, passed away Friday, December 13, 2019, at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington with family by his side. He was born May 2, 1958, a son of Dorothy M. (Lapre) Arseneau of Amesbury and the late Robert J. Arseneau. Jerry graduated from Amesbury High School with the class of 1977 and attended Northern Essex Community College and Bradford College. He was an avid reader and loved learning interesting facts. He was employed by the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and the U.S. Postal Service. In later years, he was a devoted son who took great pride in caring for his parents. Jerry…

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    Rockville, MD – Richard Everet…

    Rockville, MD – Richard Everett Briggs died peacefully after a long illness in Rockville, Md. on December 8, 2019. He was born in Amesbury, Mass. on December 26. 1938, the son of Richard Clark Briggs and Marjorie King Lloyd. Growing up in Amesbury he attended the public schools there and graduated from Amesbury High School in 1956. He then entered Princeton University where he played varsity baseball and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1960. Following graduation, he went to Washington DC where he was Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Interstate Commerce Commission. He joined the Association of American Railroads in 1969 rising to the position of Executive Vice…

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    Wakefield, NH – Berit Johannes…

    Wakefield, NH – Berit Johannessen, our mom, was born to Klaus and Anna Hem in Oslo, Norway. Mom was a vibrant 94 year old who always had a smile on her face. She died in her home with her family by her side on Sunday, December 8, 2019. Mom grew up on cross country skis, loved doing gymnastics, sewing, and knitting. She loved numbers and math and enjoyed following the stock market. Recently she shared that as teenagers, she would do our dad/her husband of 61 years, Dr. Leif B. Johannessen’s (d. 2009), math assignments, and he would write her English essays. They were high school sweethearts living through five…

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    Formerly of Haverhill – France…

    Formerly of Haverhill – Frances Sue (Gilmore) Gustafson, 78, formerly of Georgetown and Haverhill passed away December 9, 2019, at Country Center in Newburyport. She was born in Cairo, Ill., on April 8, 1941, daughter of the late Sgt. James Parker Gilmore and Mildred (Stone) Gilmore. Sue was a graduate of Union College in Kentucky with a degree in English and a minor in Religious Studies. She worked as the director of community relations for many area hospitals before retiring in 2003. Sue’s passions included writing, reading, and her family. She was an avid conversationalist and took pride in her extensive vocabulary. Sue also loved being from the south and…

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    Newburyport – Leslie A. Ramsay…

    Newburyport – Leslie A. Ramsay Jr., 93, passed away suddenly after a brief illness on Wednesday afternoon, December 11, 2019, at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. He was born in Newark, N.J., on March 22, 1926, to the late Gustava (Allen) Ramsay and Leslie A. Ramsay Sr. Raised in Portsmouth, N.H., Leslie attended Portsmouth High School before enlisting in the U.S. Navy where he served our country proudly during WWII, he then re-enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Following his honorable discharge from service he was employed at General Motors in Framingham while pursuing his music career with his brothers and sisters. Les formed the group Les…

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    NEWBURYPORT – George A. Random…

    NEWBURYPORT – George A. Random, longtime resident of Newbury and Newburyport, passed away of natural causes at age 95 on Dec. 6, 2019. Born in Oshkosh, Wis., his family moved to the New England area when he was young, and he grew up in Medford, Mass. George is survived by his beloved wife of 73 years, Lyndall Milligan Random, of Newburyport. The two were inseparable and not a day went by when they did not proclaim their love for each other. He is loved by his four children, David Random of Portsmouth, N.H., Katharine Random of Methuen, Mass., Lori Nickerson of Encinitas, Calif., and Robert Random of Newbury, Mass. He…

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    Seabrook, NH – Frederick B. Ea…

    Seabrook, NH – Frederick B. Eaton Jr., 37, of Seabrook, passed away on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at his home. He was born in Boston, on February 27, 1982 the son of Frederick B. Eaton Sr. of Seabrook and Marlena (Dow) Brown of Wakefield. Raised in Seabrook, he graduated from Winnacunnet High School and went on to enlist in the United States Marines. After his time in the service he returned home and worked as a carpenter for various construction companies throughout the Seacoast. Frederick enjoyed woodworking but his greatest joy was spending time with his children. In addition to his parents, surviving family members include his two children, Avery…

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    Rowley – On Tuesday December 1…

    Rowley – On Tuesday December 10, 2019 Walter R. Poole Jr. passed away peacefully at the age of 88. Walter was born in Newburyport, MA on January 14, 1931 to Walter R. Poole Sr. and Ida L. (Rand) Poole. He lived in North Berwick, Maine after his retirement as Pastor of The First Baptist Church in Rowley. During his career he started Baptist Churches in New Boston, New Hampshire and Auburn, Maine. Walter was very involved in the Churches around the country. He also served as chaplain on the Rowley Fire Department for many years. He enjoyed wood working after his retirement, making gifts for his kids and grandchildren. He…

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    Haverhill, MA – Easter (Jones)…

    Haverhill, MA – Easter (Jones) Nichols, 68, of Haverhill passed away December 10, 2019, at High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill. Born in Ironton, Ohio on Jan. 3, 1951, daughter of the late Sam and Dora (Ingle) Jones, Easter was raised in Kentucky and came to Amesbury at the age of 16. She forged a career at Lewis Shoe in Amesbury, married Richard Nichols, and has one daughter, Julie Quigley. A deeply religious woman with the utmost moral character Easter was a member of the Newburyport Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses for 35 years. In addition to her devotion to God, family, and her daughter Julie, Easter enjoyed a number…

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    Newburyport – John W. Woods, 8…

    Newburyport – John W. Woods, 88, died peacefully Monday evening December 9, 2019 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was born in Newburyport, on November 28, 1931, to the late John W. Woods and Helen Lyons Woods. John graduated from Newburyport High School and Boston University and then proudly served overseas for three years as a First Lieutenant in the U.S Army. Following an honorable discharge, John returned home to Massachusetts to begin a long and successful career as a small businessman focused on the sale of sophisticated scientific equipment. In the mid-1970’s, he formed and ran his own company, Woods International Scientific Equipment, Inc., selling scanning electron microscopes…

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    Portsmouth, NH – At 93 years y…

    Portsmouth, NH – At 93 years young, John “Jack” L. Buckley, Jr. departed us last week to join his wife of 63 years, Andrée Wagner Buckley, in the hereafter. Jack leaves behind six children; Mark, Brian and wife Glenda, Drew and wife Sarah, Andrée and partner Tom, Keith and wife Cristin, and Michelle; his four grandchildren Jonathan, Faith, Michael, and Courtney; his sister, Peggy Ohana; and nieces and nephews around the world. “I’m an old Marine…” Jack often declared as both a defense or a declaration, and he was. At the age of 15, Jack joined the Merchant Marines during WWII and served as a midshipman on the USS Lackawanna…

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    Newburyport – Joyce Elizabeth …

    Newburyport – Joyce Elizabeth Duncan, 68, died unexpectedly at her residence in Newburyport on December 6, 2019. She was born in Whitinsville, Mass. on October 12, 1951 to Margaret (DerManoogian) Mooradian and the late Aram Mooradian. She was raised in Danvers and was a graduate of Danvers High School, she continued her education graduating from North Shore Community College. It was there that she met the late Bruce C. Duncan and the couple were married in 1972. They settled in Newburyport where they raised their family. Joyce was primarily a stay at home mom. She was employed part time as a Teachers Aide at Triton Regional High School for several…

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    Amesbury, MA – Mary G. (Morrow…

    Amesbury, MA – Mary G. (Morrow) Quinlan, 85, passed away very peacefully on Sunday, December 8, 2019, surrounded by the love of her entire family after a period of declining health. A resident of Amesbury for 52 years, Mary most recently was living at Bridges by Epoch in Andover with her husband Thomas E. Quinlan. Mary was born in Lowell on January 11, 1934 to W. Ralph and Rita (McNeill) Morrow. She was a graduate of Lowell High School, Class of 1952. After having met the love of her life while both were working at the Appleton Bank in Lowell, Mary and Tom were married May 7, 1955. In 1965…

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    Amesbury – Norman Boudreau Ric…

    Amesbury – Norman Boudreau Richard, 77, died unexpectedly in Amesbury on December 3, 2019. He was born in Newburyport on November 26, 1942, to the late Isabelle A. (Richard) and Raymond B. Richard Sr. Norman was raised and educated in Newburyport and was a graduate of Newburyport High School. Following his graduation he enlisted the U.S. Army and served our country proudly in Korea for three years on the Demilitarized zone South and North Korea. Upon his return home Norman continued his education graduating from East Coast Aero-tech. He was employed for several years as a mechanic for Eastern Airlines, followed by U.S. Airway until his retirement in 2004. In…

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    Georgetown – Leonard F. Perry,…

    Georgetown – Leonard F. Perry, age 84, died Saturday, November 30, in hospice care. Len was born in Lynn, Mass., to Doris (Rogers) and Leonard Perry and graduated from Lynn English H.S. in 1954 continuing his studies at Essex Agricultural School majoring in Floriculture. In 1956 he joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served in Washington, D.C. and Jakarta, Indonesia as an Embassy Security Guard attaining the rank of Corporal before his discharge in 1960. In 1961 he married Marguerite Vielbig of Manchester-by-the-Sea and they had four children: Anne, John, Marie and Joseph who died shortly after birth. Residing in Rowley, then Danvers (where Leonard was caretaker of the Historical…

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    Amesbury – Mrs. Mary Anne (Cal…

    Amesbury – Mrs. Mary Anne (Callahan) (Doherty) Sullivan 82, of Amesbury, formerly a 40-year resident of Salisbury Beach went to heaven on December 9, 2019 at the Meadows in North Andover after a 3-year battle with Melanoma. She was the beloved wife of 59 years of J. Nicholas Sullivan. Mary Anne and Nick were married on March 13, 1960 at St. Augustine’s church in Andover. She was raised in Andover, attended Andover Public Schools, was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School, Class of 1955 and the Katharine Gibbs School. She was employed for many years by the former Bon Secours Hospital in Methuen and later worked in the office…

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    Amesbury, MA – Ric…

    Amesbury, MA – Richard F. Bailey, age 77, lifelong Amesbury resident, died peacefully and went home to be with the Lord, Fri. morning, Dec. 6, 2019, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, with his loving family by his side. Born in Amesbury, Sept. 7, 1942, he was the son of the late Francis A. and Ruth A. (Tilton) Bailey and was a graduate of Amesbury High School. Shortly thereafter, he entered the military, serving with the U.S. Army from Sept. 8, 1961, until his honorable discharge on Sept. 4, 1964, with the rank of SP 5. After his military service, he continued his education, receiving a bachelor’s degree…

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    Raymond, NH – Steven C. Cote S…

    Raymond, NH – Steven C. Cote Sr., passed away suddenly on December 3, 2019, at the Elliot Hospital in Manchester, N.H. He was born in Norwich, Conn., the son of the late Alfred and Thurla May Helen (Parker) Cote. A resident of Raymond since 2001, he formerly lived in Amesbury, Mass., where he spent many years coaching youth football. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1977-1981 and was employed for almost 24 years as an aerospace engineer for Berkshire Manufacturing. An antique and muscle car enthusiast, Steven was a skilled neighborhood mechanic always willing to help others with his talents. He was a loving husband, father and…

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    Newburyport – Joan L. Flynn, 6…

    Newburyport – Joan L. Flynn, 64, died Sunday afternoon, December 1, 2019, at Brigham and Womens Hospital in Boston. She was born in Winchester, Mass., to the late Charles and Mary (Modica) Cardillo on May 9, 1955. She was raised and educated in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School. Following high school, she attended Northern Essex Community College where she graduated as a Dental Assistant. She continued her education at University of Massachusetts-Lowell graduating with a bachelor’s of Physical Therapy. She was the owner/operator of Holistic Physical Therapy and Wellness in Newburyport until her passing. Joan was a caring and loving individual who helped so many people…

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    Merrimac, MA – J…

    Merrimac, MA – Jane (Hewson) Sargent, age 85, longtime Merrimac resident, passed at Port Healthcare Center in Newburyport on Monday, December 2, 2019. She was the devoted wife of the late Robert R. Sargent, who passed October 1, 2008. Born in Exeter, N.H., she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Ramona (Hirst) Hewson. Jane was a school bus driver for the Merrimac school community, Pentucket Regional High School, as well as Whittier Vocational Technical School in Haverhill. In addition to driving school buses for over 30 years Jane was an avid animal lover. She raised and cared for the calves on her and her husband’s dairy farm. Jane…

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    Seabrook, NH – Michael J. Prid…

    Seabrook, NH – Michael J. Pridham, 67, of Seabrook, and formerly of New Castle, passed away suddenly at his home on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. Michael was born on November 7, 1952, in Kittery, Maine. He was the son of the late Frederick and Mary (Moran) Pridham. Mike is survived by his loving wife of 18 years, Jane (Cotreau) Pridham of Seabrook. His children, Jaime Pridham and her partner, Steve Langevin, Katie Drouin and her husband David, and Shawn Cotreau and his wife Jacqueline. He also leaves his grandchildren, Cole, Dylan, Cash and Eleanor; his sister Kim Dain; and many in-laws, nieces, nephews, and a host of extended family and…

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    West Newbury, MA – Richard N. …

    West Newbury, MA – Richard N. Marchand, Sr., age 82, lifelong resident of West Newbury, passed after a short period of declining health, at the Holy Family Hospital of the Merrimack Valley, in Haverhill, with loved ones by his side. He was the devoted husband of 53 years to the late Edrie M. (Verombeck) Marchand, who died September 26, 2012. Born in West Newbury, August 2, 1937, he was one of six children of the late Joseph A. and Rita (Marceau) Marchand and grauated from Central School in West Newbury. Richard, known by many as “Rick”, proudly served four years with the United States Navy from 1957 until his honorable…

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    Salisbury, MA – G…

    Salisbury, MA – George H. Houghton, 76, died on Thanksgiving Day surrounded by his wife of 51 years, Ann-Marie (Lisien) Houghton and his three children. Born in Newburyport on October 22, 1943, he was the son of the late George C. “Bunny” and Esther J. (Jaques) Houghton. He was a graduate of Newburyport High School and Salem State College. George was a lifelong public servant. He worked for the Department of Environmental Management Bureau of Forest Fire Control for 36 years, retiring as a District Fire Warden. He also served as a Firefighter/EMT with Salisbury Fire Department for 27 years. George devoted himself to his family and his work. He…

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    Venice, FL – Moyle "Duke" Loui…

    Venice, FL – Moyle “Duke” Louis Langille, 86, of Venice, Florida, passed away on November 24, 2019, at Venice Regional Bayfront Health. He lived in Venice since 1993 and had summered in Ipswich, Massachusetts, since 2000. Duke was born on September 5, 1933, in Malden, Massachusetts, the youngest of 10 children of the late Moyle Langille and Ina (Crowell) Langille. Duke grew up and attended public schools in Malden, Massachusetts. He graduated from Malden High School in 1951 where he was the captain of the varsity basketball team. He served a tour in the United States Navy from 1954-1959. For nearly two decades, Duke and his wife of 39 years,…

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    Newburyport – Judith B. Woods,…

    Newburyport – Judith B. Woods, 83, a resident of Newburyport, Mass., died peacefully Friday evening November 29, 2019, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was born in Biddeford, Maine, on December 27, 1935, to the late Maynard and Dorothy R. Bowley. She was raised and educated in Kennebunk, Maine. Judith was a master entertainer, gardener, and cook. Entering her home, guests were greeted by simple elegance: each item in the right place, food made to perfection, and magazine-worthy tablescapes. Judith always knew what you needed as you sat down at her table and she felt there was always an occasion for a party. She reveled in both the art…

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    Salisbury, MA …

    Salisbury, MA – William H. “Smokey” Greenwood Jr., age 87, of Salisbury, died Friday evening, November 29, 2019, at Beth Israel Hospital, after a period of declining health. Born in Biddeford, Maine, February 10, 1932, he was the son of the late William H. and Marguerite E. (Wheelock) Greenwood. After graduating form high school, he enlisted in the United States Army, proudly serving during the Korean War from November 2, 1953, until his honorable discharge on September 20, 1955. As a longtime resident of Newburyport, Smokey, as he was known by many, had worked more than 30 years for the Department of Public Works in Newburyport. He is survived by…

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    Rowley – On Monday, November 2…

    Rowley – On Monday, November 25, 2019, Geraldine E. Robertson, mother of four children passed away peacefully at the age of 85. After a lifetime of service to her community and support of her family, she was fully prepared to be with her lord. Geraldine was born on August 2, 1934, in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania. She was one of six children born to Blanche and Edward Tessmer. Geraldine was the first young woman in her family to attend college, King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, where she graduated with honors. With a strong appetence for education and a commitment to the development of young people, Geraldine forged a career as a…

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    Plaistow, NH – Sandra M. (VanD…

    Plaistow, NH – Sandra M. (VanDuzer) LaVersa, 64, a resident of Plaistow since 2008, died peacefully on Friday, November 29, 2019, at her home, surrounded by her loving family, following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Urbana, Illinois, daughter of the late Myles and Carol J. (Dulian) VanDuzer, she was raised and educated in Streator, Illinois, and graduated from Woodland High School with the class of 1973. Sandy was first employed in the family jewelry business in Streator when she met the love of her life, Charles A. “Chas” LaVersa one evening at a social function and they were married on April 19, 1985. She was a former longtime…

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    Amesbury, MA – Doro…

    Amesbury, MA – Dorothy V. (Kealey) Greaney, age 94, of Haverhill, former longtime Amesbury resident, passed peacefully early Monday morning, December 2, 2019, at Penacook place in Haverhill, surrounded by the love of her family. She was the wife of 68 years to the late Joseph “Mike” Greaney, who passed on May 13, 2019, with whom she is now “together forever.” The daughter of the late James F. and Grace V. (Duggan) Kealey, Dorothy was born in Newburyport on March 20, 1925 and was a graduate of Amesbury High School, Class of 1942. Dorothy had worked as an administrative assistant and in the accounting department at the former Merrimac Hat…

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    Newburyport, MA – Edward Charl…

    Newburyport, MA – Edward Charles Jones Jr, 88, passed away on November 14, 2019, at home with his loving wife Gloria by his side. Ed was born on July 14, 1931, in Lawrence, Mass. to Edward C. and Gertrude (Cullen) Jones. He lived in Newburyport for 40 years before moving to Seabrook and recently back to Newburyport. Ed enjoyed taking leisurely walks around Newburyport to see what was going on and just to talk to people he would meet on his walks. He also enjoyed dancing, especially the years he and Gloria would Square Dance and go on Cruises. Edward owned several businesses, Jones Roofing, Jones Variety Store and also…

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    Danvers, MA – Mrs. Irene (Zada…

    Danvers, MA – Mrs. Irene (Zadarozny) Stolfi, age 100, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Kaplan Hospice House in Danvers, Mass., on Monday, December 2, 2019. She was the loving wife of the late Domenic Stolfi. A lifelong Waterbury resident until moving into assisted living in 2007, Irene was born in Waterbury on June 2, 1919, daughter of the late Alexander and Anastasia (Andrikas) Zadarozny. Growing up in the north end, Irene was known to most people as “Babe”. She was a graduate of Wilby High School. While working as a live-in nanny, maid and baker for a family on Cooke Street, Irene met Domenic at Fulton…

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    Newburyport – Gayden Marshall,…

    Newburyport – Gayden Marshall, 81, died early Thursday morning November 28, 2019, at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill, Mass. He was born on October 5, 1938, in Newburyport to the late Joseph and Edith (Clough) Marshall. Gayden was a 1958 graduate of Newburyport High School, following his graduation he married Shirley Kent and the couple settled in Newburyport to raise their family. Gayden was employed at Towle Silversmith, Old Newbury Crafters, and Canapes before retiring in 2001 from Gould Shawmut after over 20 years. He was a “Die Hard’ Newburyport Clippers football player and fan, attending every game, home and away, and was a competitive candlepin bowler in…

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    Gorham, ME – Bertram D. Fectea…

    Gorham, ME – Bertram D. Fecteau, age 95, of Gorham, Maine, former longtime Amesbury resident, died Thursday, November 28, 2019. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Katherine (Ellard) Fecteau. Born March 8, 1924, in Newfoundland, Canada, he was the son of the late Philip Fecteau and Jessie (Groves) Fecteau, and was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School, and Mass. Maritime Academy. A veteran of World War II, he was a commissioned officer serving with the United States Navy from December 17, 1943, until his honorable discharge on July 10, 1946, with the rank of Lieutenant JG. As a very proud veteran, Mr. Fecteau was part of the 2014…

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    Salisbury, MA – B…

    Salisbury, MA – Born in Danvers, September 13, 1941, John was the son of the late John J. and Jeannette B. (Potvin) Haggerty. He was a graduate of Newburyport High School and went on to attend Burdette College. As a skilled machinist, John had a 40-year career at General Electric in Lynn, and was also proprietor of Mike’s Package Store on Lafayatte Road in Salisbury from of 1970 to 1983. He enjoyed his membership with the Elks Club, the Moose Club and the Salisbury Lions Club. It was the love of his family that was his greatest enjoyment of all. In addition to his wife of 57 years, Jacqueline Haggerty…