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    Haverhill – Lois Skaff, 92, pa…

    Haverhill – Lois Skaff, 92, passed away on Tuesday, August 13th at Cornerstone Assisted Living in Hampton, N.H. She was the beloved wife of the late Jerry Skaff, with whom she shared 60 years of marriage and mother of two sons, Andrew and William. Lois was born in Haverhill on June 16, 1927 to parents Samuel and Lena Karelitz and spent her entire life in Haverhill until recently residing at Cornerstone. A graduate of Haverhill High School and Fisher Junior College, Lois worked as a doctor’s receptionist until meeting Jerry in 1952 and marrying in 1954. Her most important role was that of a loving, devoted wife, mother, grandmother and…

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    Salisbury – Robert Joseph Wolc…

    Salisbury – Robert Joseph Wolcik Sr. of Salisbury, peacefully passed away at the age of 82 on Thurs., August 8, 2019. Born March 12, 1937, in Salina, New York, he was the son of the late Raymond and Helen (Gulgert) Wolcik. He attended Liverpool High School and was a three-sport letterman. After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served from 1955-1959 as a Jet Mechanic. He was stationed in Okinawa, Japan and Pease Air Force base, in Portsmouth, N.H. During his time at Pease he met his wife, Sharon (Cote) Wolcik. After the Air Force, he worked construction in upstate N.Y. before moving to Salisbury in…

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    Amesbury, MA – Donna Lou James…

    Amesbury, MA – Donna Lou Jameson, 76, passed into heaven on August 4, 2019. Donna is survived by her lifelong love and husband, Fred Mckee Jameson. Donna is also survived by her children, Shawna L. Colantuone, Lloyd F. Jameson, Jeannie R. Kelleher and husband Gary Kelleher, Fred M. Jameson Jr., and wife Sandi LaPierre Jameson. Her most precious grandchildren and great-grandchildren; predeceased, Jamie V. Sorey; survived grandchildren, Tyler Jameson, Morgan P. Colantuone, Janelle R. Colantuone, Michaella C. Colantuone, Taylor R. Colantuone, Kirsten J. Kelleher, Shannon J. Kelleher, Gavin L. Jameson, Kiley J. Jameson, and Bryce M. Jameson; great-grandchild, Tyler Jameson Jr. Donna, herein referred to as “Nanny,” was born in…

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    Merrimac, MA – F…

    Merrimac, MA – Frances C. (Scanlon) Powers, age 93, of Merrimac, died Saturday evening, August 10, 2019, in the comforting surroundings of her home and in the loving presence of her family. She was the devoted wife of 58 years to Richard J. Powers, who died February 6, 2007. Born in Lawrence on June 30, 1926, she was one of eight children of the late Francis T. and Yvonne (Frechette) Scanlon. Frances was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School of Lawrence and went on to graduate from St. John’s Hospital School of Nursing in Lowell in 1947, which led to a lifelong career in nursing at the former Amesbury…

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    Salisbury, MA – …

    Salisbury, MA – Jacqueline L. (Holmes) Chase, age 68, of Salisbury, died peacefully on August 9, 2019, at the tranquil surroundings of High Pointe House in Haverhill with family and loved ones by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Leary K. Chase. Jackie was lovingly known by many, and was the daughter of the late John J. Holmes III, and the late Ariel Holmes. Jackie loved life and shared her enthusiasm and joy with everyone. Jackie never lost her love of being with family, playing bingo, dominos, cards, or bowling. She is survived by daughter Laurie Lynch and husband Richard; son Leary Chase Jr., and wife…

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    Hampton, NH – Margaret "Peggy"…

    Hampton, NH – Margaret “Peggy” (Kalashian) Guckert, age 76, passed away on Friday, August 9, 2019, after a long illness. She was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, on May 10, 1943, to the late John and Margaret (Mullarkey) Kalashian. Peggy was raised in Newburyport and graduated from Newburyport High School in 1961. She was a longtime resident of Haverhill before recently moving to Hampton, N.H., to enjoy the beach and tax-free shopping. Peggy also loved spending time in Siesta Key, Fla., and never missed a game night with friends. Peggy was employed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for 40 years, working in the Probation Department in both Haverhill and Newburyport District…

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    Salisbury, MA -…

    Salisbury, MA – Edward L “Ted” Irvin, age 82, of Salisbury, passed away Thursday evening, August 8, 2019, at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newbuyrport, Ted was predeceased by his wife, Barbara K (Owens) Irvin, his father Richard Franklin Irvin, his stepfather Earle C Mello, his mother Avis R (Tanner) Mello, his son Derek J Irvin and granddaughter Corissa Irvin. He leaves his fiancé Stacie Lynn Whittier and mother in law Lesley Whittier of Georgetown MA , his sons Richard Frank Irvin of Seabrook NH and Bret J Irvin of Salisbury MA, his sister Ellen (Bremmie) Thurlow and her husband, John Thurlow of West Newbury; his brother, William G Irvin and…

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    Salisbury, MA -…

    Salisbury, MA – Edward L “Ted” Irvin, age 82, of Salisbury, passed away Thursday evening, August 8, 2019, at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newbuyrport, Ted was predeceased by his wife, Barbara K (Owens) Irvin, his father Richard Franklin Irvin, his stepfather Earle C Mello, his mother Avis R (Tanner) Mello, his son Derek J Irvin and granddaughter Corissa Irvin. He leaves his fiancé Stacie Lynn Whittier and mother in law Lesley Whittier of Georgetown MA , his sons Richard Frank Irvin of Seabrook NH and Bret J Irvin of Salisbury MA, his sister Ellen (Bremmie) Thurlow and her husband, John Thurlow of West Newbury; his brother, William G Irvin and…

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    Newburyport, MA – Bernard T. "…

    Newburyport, MA – Bernard T. “Barney” Coyne, age 86, of Newburyport and formerly of Lynn, died on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill, following a brief illness. He was the loving husband of Ruth C. (Moore) Coyne. Born in Lynn in 1933, Barney was the son of the late James B. and Anna (Walsh) Coyne. He attended Lynn Public Schools and Lynn Trade before enlisting in the United States Navy and served during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a machinist at Microwave Research in North Andover for over 25 years and following his retirement, he became a crossing guard for the City of…

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    Newburyport, MA – Bernard T. "…

    Newburyport, MA – Bernard T. “Barney” Coyne, age 86, of Newburyport and formerly of Lynn, died on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill, following a brief illness. He was the loving husband of Ruth C. (Moore) Coyne. Born in Lynn in 1933, Barney was the son of the late James B. and Anna (Walsh) Coyne. He attended Lynn Public Schools and Lynn Trade before enlisting in the United States Navy and served during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a machinist at Microwave Research in North Andover for over 25 years and following his retirement, he became a crossing guard for the City of…

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    Amesbury, MA – Gail Marie Caro…

    Amesbury, MA – Gail Marie Caron, 55, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Academy Manor in Andover surrounded by her loved ones. Born September 6, 1963 in Amesbury, she was a daughter of the late Gus and Linda (Vedrani) Caron. Gail grew up in Amesbury and was a graduate of Amesbury High School class of 1982. She also attended Fisher Junior College in Boston. Gail worked as a flight attendant for over 35 years. Her most memorable times were spent when working for Pan Am and later United Airlines. She was especially honored to participate in the transportation of the Armed Forces to and from the Middle…

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    Amesbury, MA – Gail Marie Caro…

    Amesbury, MA – Gail Marie Caron, 55, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Academy Manor in Andover surrounded by her loved ones. Born September 6, 1963 in Amesbury, she was a daughter of the late Gus and Linda (Vedrani) Caron. Gail grew up in Amesbury and was a graduate of Amesbury High School class of 1982. She also attended Fisher Junior College in Boston. Gail worked as a flight attendant for over 35 years. Her most memorable times were spent when working for Pan Am and later United Airlines. She was especially honored to participate in the transportation of the Armed Forces to and from the Middle…

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    Seabrook, N.H. – Mrs. Nancy R….

    Seabrook, N.H. – Mrs. Nancy R. (Wilkins) Earabino, 71 of Seabrook, formerly of Newburyport, beloved wife of the late Richard Earabino, died Monday, August 5, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Ipswich, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Dorothy (Osborne) Wilkins, sister of Charles, Walter, and Richard Wilkins. She was raised in Topsfield and a graduate of Masconomet Regional High School in 1965. Nancy continued her education and received her Nursing Degree from Essex Agricultural and Technical School. Soon after in 1967, she married the love of her life Richard Earabino. They were married 34 years before Richard’s passing. During that time,…

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    Topsfield – Richard August Con…

    Topsfield – Richard August Conrad, 85, of Topsfield, and formerly of Newburyport, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, after an extended illness. He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., on February 19, 1934, a son of the late August and Helen (Safaryn) Conrad. Richard was raised in Philadelphia, Pa., and proudly served his country with the United States Air Force from 1953 to 1957. Prior to retirement he worked as a supervisor with the Department of Corrections for the State of Massachusetts. Rick had a passion for dogs, the sea and cars. He is survived by his life partner, Virginia Hale, of Newburyport. All services will be private. Arrangements…

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    Dover, NH – Charles "Chuck" M….

    Dover, NH – Charles “Chuck” M. Olech Sr., 75, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 29, surrounded by his close family after a short battle with lung cancer. Chuck was born March 11, 1944, in Boston, to Stanley and Marion (Steele) Olech. After school, he spent several years in the U.S. Air Force. Following his time in the service, he worked primarily as a HVAC Technician, but many know Chuck from his years moonlighting as a bartender in the Amesbury, Mass., area. He was also an exceptional cook. If there was feeding to be done, he would be found behind a grill or in a kitchen working madly to satisfy…

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    West Newbury – Pamela Joan Ath…

    West Newbury – Pamela Joan Athanas died at her home with her two sons by her side on July 24, 2019. Pamela Athanas was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, on March 9, 1951. She graduated from Doherty Memorial High School in Worcester, Mass., and received her master’s from Northeastern University. After high school Pam lived in Chicago, Boston, and Marblehead. Pam spent over 40 years as a nurse. Working her way from a CNA as a teenager, to VP of clinical operations by the time she retired. She was a tireless worker because she truly cared for her patients. Pam cared equally about the people she worked with, if you…

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    Seabrook, NH …

    Seabrook, NH – Jeanette M. (Dionne) Olson, 61, of Seabrook, N.H., died Friday, August 2, 2019, at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. She was the devoted wife of Sterling E. Olson, her husband of 47 years. Born in Newburyport on November 3, 1957, she was one of eight children of the late Joseph L. Dionne Sr. and Kay L. (Ellison) Dionne. A loving wife, dedicated mother and grandmother, committed homemaker, wonderful sister and aunt, coming from a large family herself, she knew the importance and deep routed value of family life. It was with understanding, compassion, guidance, and above all else, unconditional love, that she raised her children and also…

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    Georgetown – Elizabeth "Betty"…

    Georgetown – Elizabeth “Betty” (Dupee) Davidson of Georgetown, passed away on July 31, 2019. Betty was happily married for 60 years to the late Robert (Bob) Davidson who recently passed away on May 6, 2019. Betty was born on April 7, 1937 to the late George Dupee and Esther (Pierce) Dupee. A 1955 graduate of Yarmouth High School, Betty was active in sports and student government. Betty went on to graduate from Becker Junior College in 1958 where she served as class vice president. Betty’s classmates voted her “Did Most for the Class”. In 1958, Betty and Bob were married and together they raised their three children; Didi Langell (Richard),…

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    Merrimac, MA – Robert ("Bob") …

    Merrimac, MA – Robert (“Bob”) E. Marshall, 73, passed away peacefully on July 22, 2019, after a long battle with dementia. Born January 9, 1946, in New York, he was the son of Robert H. and Evelyn M. Marshall. He was raised in East Quogue, New York and went on to graduate from Pratt Institute with a Bachelor Degree in Food Science and Management and then serve in the Merchant Marines. He went on to a life-long career in the food services industry as a chef, restaurateur, baker, caterer and culinary arts instructor. A man of various talents, he was an avid fisherman, a keen woodworker and a compelling storyteller.…

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    Newbury – Ruth A. Robitaille, …

    Newbury – Ruth A. Robitaille, 84, died Sunday morning July 28, 2019 at Beverly Hospital. She was born in Newburyport on July 19, 1935 to the late George and Theodora (Upton) Henderson. Raised and educated in Newburyport, Ruth was a graduate of Newburyport High School. Following her graduation Ruth began working with her father in the family business, Coffee Time on Inn St. in Newburyport, followed by Ruthies Diner in Newburyport. She was then employed by Microfab in Amesbury for a time before opening the Rutlin Coffee Shop in Hampton Falls where Ruth made the “Best Breakfast Around” until her retirement in 1995. She enjoyed trips to Foxwoods and time…

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    Colorado – The family of Antho…

    Colorado – The family of Anthony Joe Cody is sad to announce his passing as the result of a single vehicle motorcycle accident. Born in Italy in 1985, Anthony died on April 28, 2018, in Colorado, where he had been living in recent years. Passionate about the ways engineering could help humanity, he had enrolled in Colorado State University to complete his bachelor’s degree in engineering and had plans to pursue an advanced degree. He continued to support his hometown New England Patriots and Boston Bruins, but he was a die-hard Oakland Raiders fan, as well. Anthony loved nature, camping, his motorcycle, heavy metal music, his friends, and above all…

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    BRADFORD – Joanne (Keefe) Will…

    BRADFORD – Joanne (Keefe) Willett, 89, of Bradford, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 29, at Wingate at Haverhill surrounded by her loved ones. She was born in Haverhill on April 30, 1930, daughter of William and Mary (Cummings) Keefe and graduate of Haverhill High School, Class of 1948. Joanne was the wife of Robert Willett, Sr. for many years until his passing in 2008. They raised their family in Bradford and she worked for AT&T and local florists for several years, also owned Flowers by Joanne in Bradford Square for 15 years. She was a woman of great faith being a longtime communicant of Sacred Hearts Church. Her other…

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    Amesbury, MA – G. Fred Pelham …

    Amesbury, MA – G. Fred Pelham III, aged 91, of Amesbury, Mass., and Pleasantville, N.Y., passed away peacefully at his home on July 27, 2019. Born April 7, 1928, in Bronxville, N.Y., Fred attended Phillips Academy Andover, Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War, earning both a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. He continued to serve in the Reserves for roughly 30 years, retiring at the rank of Colonel. Early in his professional career he was a marketing executive in the airline industry. When their children were young, he started his own business selling and installing…

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    Seabrook, NH – Ina May Dow, 76…

    Seabrook, NH – Ina May Dow, 76, of Seabrook, died peacefully on Thurs., July 25, 2019, at Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, Maine. She was born in Newburyport, Mass., on March 14, 1943, the daughter of the late James E. and Pearl W. (Knowles) Rush. Raised in Hampton she graduated from Winnacunnet High School. She went on to work as an LPN for a brief period and later the Welpro Shoe Company before starting her 25 year career with Gould Shawmut, retiring in 2008. Ina enjoyed traveling, word search, Sudoku, jigsaw puzzles and spending time at her camp in Maine, but what she loved most was spending time with her…

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    Oakland, Maine – Virginia (…

    Oakland, Maine – Virginia (Jinny) Bailey Muniz, 87, died peacefully March 24, 2019, with family present at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice, Scarborough, Maine following a stroke. Born November 5, 1931 in Amesbury, Mass. , Jinny was the youngest daughter of the late Samuel Robinson Bailey and Helen Willis Jackson Bailey. Her family, friends, pets, art, music and faith were hallmarks of Jinny’s life. She grew up on the Point Shore in Amesbury surrounded by a large family, friends and many pets. She attended Amesbury schools and after graduating in 1951 from Green Mountain Jr College in Poultney, Vt., she married Richard K. Mercer and raised five children. Jinny was an…

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    Haverhill – Mary E. (Gilmore) …

    Haverhill – Mary E. (Gilmore) Woelfel, 95 of Haverhill, died Sunday evening, July 28, at High Pointe Hospice House, Haverhill, surrounded by her family. A lifelong resident of Haverhill, Mrs. Woelfel was born October 2, 1923, daughter of the late James J. and Goldie M. (Eldredge) Gilmore. Educated in the Haverhill school system, she graduated from Haverhill High School, class of 1941. During World War II, Mary enlisted on her 20th birthday and boarded a train to New York to serve in the United States Navy. It was during her service that she met the love of her life, Hank, her husband. She was honorable discharged as a Radioman 3rd…

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    Windsor, ME – Jean A. (Wing) A…

    Windsor, ME – Jean A. (Wing) Adams, Newburyport native, died peacefully after a brief illness on July 22 at the Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough, Maine. She was the beloved wife of the late Nahum (Joe) Adams. Jean was also a longtime resident of Amesbury, Mass., she was 80 years old. Born and raised in Newburyport with her four siblings, Leo Gagnon, Donald, Carol and Barbara Wing, Jean was the daughter of late Teresa (Gagnon) and Donald Wing. Jean was the proud mother of the late Regina and Clifford T. Wing. Jean had a long career working at Western Electric in North Andover, employed for over 30 years. This is…

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    Seabrook Beach, NH – Kevin Dri…

    Seabrook Beach, NH – Kevin Driscoll, 72, of Seabrook Beach, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 25, 2019, at his home. He was born in Lawrence, Mass., in 1946, a son of the late Michael Leo Driscoll and Veronica (Holland) Driscoll. He was a graduate of Central Catholic High School and Merrimack College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. Kevin grew up spending summers with his family in Seabrook Beach, where he fell in love with the sea and found his life’s passion for fishing. He started fishing at age 10, and what was a hobby later became his profession. For many years, he was a commercial fisherman,…

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    Sandown, NH – Jaime L. Brown, …

    Sandown, NH – Jaime L. Brown, 64, a resident of Sandown for the past 20 years, a former resident of Derry, N.H., and Merrimac, Mass., died on July 3, 2019, at Port Healthcare Center in Newburyport. Born in Dayton, Ohio, son of the late Robert and June (Magill) Brown, he graduated from North Middlesex High School and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Fitchburg State College. He was a longtime Electronics Technician employed by Raytheon and was a partner in the operation of ABC R.C. and Hobbies on Route 28 in Windham. A Level 1 Black Belt in karate and a member of the Flying Tigers RC…

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    Schenectady, NY – Elizabeth N….

    Schenectady, NY – Elizabeth N. Norton, 91, of Schenectady, N.Y., died on July 22, 2019, at Kingsway Arms Nursing Home, Schenectady, N.Y. She was wife to Linwood O. Norton (deceased Feb., 2014) for 56 years. Born in Augusta, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Ermelene (Arata) Nickerson. Bettie resided in Seabrook, N.H., for most of her life and loved going to Seabrook Beach. Prior to marriage, she worked for AT&T for several years. Once her children were grown, she worked part-time at Demoulas Supermarket in Seabrook for several years. Bettie enjoyed knitting, reading, crossword puzzles, and golfing with her husband. She is survived by her son,…

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    Boxford – Harold Edward "Ed" G…

    Boxford – Harold Edward “Ed” Garside, 85, died Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. He was born on September 5, 1933, in Queens, N.Y., to the late Harold and Alice (Leet) Garside. He was raised and educated in New York graduating from Jamaica High School in 1951. He continued his education graduating from the State University of New York Maritime College at Fort Schuyler in 1955. Ed then joined the Merchant Marines followed by his enlistment in the U.S. Navy. Ed worked as a Manager Service Engineer for General Electric Aviation in Lynn for many years specializing in Jet Engines until his retirement in 1991. Ed…

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    Amesbury, MA – Romeo (Sonny) J…

    Amesbury, MA – Romeo (Sonny) J. Boutin Jr. passed away on July 25 after a brief battle with leukemia. He was born on July 31, 1946, in Amesbury, Mass., to Romeo J. Boutin and Eleanor F. (Romonoski). He was raised in Amesbury, attending St. Joseph’s School and Amesbury High School, class of 1964. After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served during the Vietnam War. He then began his career in the printed circuit board industry at Microfab in Amesbury. He later was VP of Operations for Alternate Circuit Technology in Haverhill, Mass. He retired, but needed more to do in the winter so went back…

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    Newbury, MA – John J. O'Brien,…

    Newbury, MA – John J. O’Brien, or just simply, “Johnny O,” 69, of Newbury, died peacefully at his home early Sunday morning, July 28, 2019, as the sun rose, surrounded by the love and comfort of his family. He was the devoted husband of Ann (D’Addario) O’Brien, to whom he was married for 36 years. Born in Cambridge, November 9, 1949, he was the son of the late Dr. Frederick and Helen (Griffin) O’Brien. John was a veteran of the Vietnam War, proudly serving with the United States Air Force from January 6, 1969, until his honorable discharge on January 5, 1970, with the rank of Sergeant. In addition to…

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    Newburyport – Robert J. Serino…

    Newburyport – Robert J. Serino, age 84, of Newburyport, passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at Portsmouth Regional Hospital. After months of failing health, he died peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Born on May 27, 1935, in Boston, Bob is the loving son of the late Herbert and Anna (Imperato) Serino. He passes on as head of his family, a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Bob is known for his sharp mind, quick wit, and being the go-to man for everyone. As a young man, he enlisted in the Air Force during the Korean War and was stationed in San Marcos, Texas as a Chaplain’s Assistant. He…

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    Newburyport – Dr. William Edwa…

    Newburyport – Dr. William Edward “Ed” Kois, died in a car accident on July 23rd, 2019. Dr. Ed Kois was born at Walter Reed Medical Center on June 1st 1957, to Adam and Nancy Kois. He graduated from Janesville, Wisconsin High School in 1975, got his undergraduate degree from Penn State University in 1979, and received his M.D. from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1983. He completed a physiatry specialty at Tufts New England Medical Center in 1986. Dr. Kois opened an office in Nashua, New Hampshire, where he practiced for over 25 years and helped many patients.In 2012 Ed began his work for the Manchester VA as…

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    Salisbury, MA – Dora Olive Apr…

    Salisbury, MA – Dora Olive April passed away on July 16, 2019, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. She was born in Newfields, N.H., on July 17, 1923, daughter of the late Oscar and Rose (Belanger) Eaton. She was the wife of the late Gus April. She grew up in Newburyport and eventually established her own family in Amesbury. She worked many years at Lechmere Lithograph and later at The Journeyman Press, her sons printing company located in Newburyport. She was dedicated to her family and was an avid Boston Bruins fan. She is survived by two sons, Ron April of Salisbury, Mass., and John April of Brentwood,…

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    Amesbury, MA – Barbara D. Coll…

    Amesbury, MA – Barbara D. Collins passed away peacefully on July 21 at Genesis at Wakefield Center in Wakefield, Mass. She was born in Attleboro, Mass., on January 3, 1929. She worked at the Amesbury Hospital as an Admitting Secretary for many years. Barbara had a great love of animals, dogs, and cats, and was especially fond of her cat Tarzan. Donations in her name can be made to the MSPCA at Nevin’s Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. She leaves behind close friends Beverly Short of Middleton, Mass., and Mary Ede of Amesbury, Mass. She was preceded in death by her ex-husband George Collins. Private graveside services are by…

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    Sanford, ME, formerly of Newbu…

    Sanford, ME, formerly of Newburyport, MA – Robert (Bob) P. McCormick, 70, a longtime resident of Sanford, died on July 16, 2019, in Tantallon, Nova Scotia. After mowing the lawn and weeding for a dear friend, the final moments of Bob’s life were spent beside his wife Lily, lying in tall grass in the shade of a birch tree. Bob was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to a loving family. He grew up in Milford, Connecticut, as one of four children who remained close no matter their geographic distance. After living out his adolescent years as a child of the 1960s, Bob laid down roots in Newburyport, Massachusetts, in the 1970s…

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    Woburn – Christian Matthew Rob…

    Woburn – Christian Matthew Roberts-Babcock passed away unexpectedly on July 18, 2019, at his residence in Woburn, Mass. He was born in Newburyport, Mass., on August 9, 1993, to Brian M. and Elise A. (Roberts) Babcock. He lived in Newburyport, Mass., with his family until 2005 when they moved to Plaistow, N.H., where he graduated from Timberlane Regional High School. He continued his schooling at Castleton College in Castleton, Vt., and for the past four years has worked in Sales at T-Mobile in Stoneham, Mass. Growing up, Christian’s loves were playing the saxophone and trombone in the jazz band and hockey, as a goalie, through high school; being the head…