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    Paul A. ‘Tiny’ Demeule 10/25/2013 Salem, MA

    Paul A. ‘Tiny’ Demeule, 59 of Salem, died unexpectedly, Friday evening, October 25, 2013 at the NSMC / Salem Hospital. He was the son of the late Albert J. and Lina H. (Michaud) Demeule. Born and raised in Salem, he was a graduate of the Essex Agricultural School. Tiny was currently employed as a mechanic for Garelick Farms, producers and distributors of dairy products. He had been with the company for 27 years. Tiny had many hobbies, and among his favorites were mining and rock collecting, model building and his passion for motor cycles. He will be greatly missed by his family and his many friends. He is survived by…

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    Elizabeth Drew “Liz” Murphy, 72

    Peabody — Elizabeth “Liz” Murphy, age 72, of Peabody, a lifelong learner and longtime educator, died unexpectedly Tuesday, October 23, 2013, at North Shore Medical Center, Lynn. View Full Notice → Elizabeth Drew “Liz” Murphy, 72

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    Joan Salerno, 84

    Peabody, MA — Joan A. (Shea) Salerno, 84, of Peabody, died Oct. 24, 2013, after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. Salerno, with whom she shared 49 years of marriage, the daughter of the late Terrence V. and Agnes (Noonan) Shea, and sister of the late Leo Shea. Joan was born in Swampscott and raised in Lynn and attended St Mary’s High School, class of 1947 and had been a resident of Peabody for 54 years. She worked at Electric Mutual Liability Insurance Co. and retired from the General Electric Co. View Full Notice → Joan Salerno, 84

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    Janet (Gagne) Gagnon, 86

    Danvers — Janet T. (Gagne) (Phillips) Gagnon, age 86, wife of the late Lionel Gagnon, a longtime resident of Salem, more recently of Danvers, died at the Rosewood Nursing Home, Peabody, early Thursday morning, October 24, 2013, following a long battle with lung disease. View Full Notice → Janet (Gagne) Gagnon, 86

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    Georgette Pratt, 93

    Beverly — Georgette (Drouin) Pratt, 93, beloved wife of the late William Pratt, a Swampscott firefighter who died in the line of duty in 1946, died Monday, October 21, 2013, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. View Full Notice → Georgette Pratt, 93

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    Elaine Condon Peckham, 57

    Beverly, MA — Elaine Condon Peckham, 57, of Beverly, formerly of Bellingham, MA, passed from a sudden illness on October 23, 2013. View Full Notice → Elaine Condon Peckham, 57

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    Anne Marie (Pelletier) Gauthier, 71

    Middleton — Anne Marie (Pelletier) Gauthier passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, in Beverly Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Kenneth E. Gauthier with whom she shared 52 years of marriage. View Full Notice → Anne Marie (Pelletier) Gauthier, 71

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    Angelo Valotto, 79

    Peabody — Angelo E. Valotto, 79, beloved husband of Constance (LeBlanc) Valotto, died peacefully on Friday, October 18, 2013, at the North Shore Medical Center—Salem Hospital following a long illness. View Full Notice → Angelo Valotto, 79

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    Karen Smyrnios, 71

    Beverly, MA — Karen Smyrnios, 71, was raised in Beverly and graduated from Beverly High School. She worked as a waitress in her younger adult years and moved on to nursing for the remainder of her career. Ms. Smyrnios worked at various nursing homes around the North Shore and had tremendous compassion for all her patients. She also paid special attention to those who had no family. Known for her sense of humor, Karen made a difference in the lives of those she touched. View Full Notice → Karen Smyrnios, 71

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    Jeannette (Beauregard) Levasseur, 89

    Beverly — Jeannette (Beauregard) Levasseur, 89, formerly of Salem, Mass., and Goffstown, N.H., died Friday, October 18, 2013, at her home in Beverly. She was predeceased by her husband, John V. Levasseur with whom she shared many years of marriage. View Full Notice → Jeannette (Beauregard) Levasseur, 89

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    Izetta (Horowitz) Sados, 87

    Salem — Izetta (Horowitz) Sados of Salem passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2013. She was the loving and devoted mother of Gail M. Sados of Salem and loving daughter of the late Sam and Molly Horowitz. Izetta was as unique as her name, she was very passionate about her likes and dislikes. View Full Notice → Izetta (Horowitz) Sados, 87

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    Herbert D. Trefrey, 84

    Danvers — Herbert D. Trefrey, 84, devoted husband of the late Marilyn (Andersen) Trefrey, died Friday, October 18, 2013, following a brief illness. View Full Notice → Herbert D. Trefrey, 84

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    Carol A. (Festa) Baptista, 70

    Peabody, MA — Carol A. (Festa) Baptista of Peabody, formerly of East Boston, surrounded by her family, joined her husband and her father on October 19, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Ronald Baptista with whom she shared 46 years of marriage, who passed away May 2, 2013. She was the loving mother of Ronald Baptista of Revere and Marissa Baptista of Peabody, and cherished Daughter of Mary (Poccio) Festa of Revere and the late William “Billy” Festa who passed away January 6, 2013. She was the dear sister of William “Chuck” Festa and his wife, Judith, of Peabody and Nona to Michael and Morgan Hatch. She…

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    Denise A. Mario, 58

    Peabody and Lynn — Denise A Mario, 58, of Peabody and formerly of Lynn and Winthrop, died unexpectedly on Wednesday at her home. She was the former wife of Jerry Ranelli. View Full Notice → Denise A. Mario, 58

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    Jeannette (Beauregard) Levasseur 10/28/2013 Beverly, MA / Goffstown, NH / Salem, MA

    Jeannette (Beauregard) Levasseur, 89, formerly of Salem, MA and Goffstown, Nh, died Friday, October 18, 2013 at her home in Beverly. She was predeceased by her husband John V. Levasseur with whom she shared many years of marriage. Born in Salem, MA in 1924, she was the daughter of the late Rose (Richard) and Donat Beauregard. She was raised and educated in Salem. She retired from the Lynn Item after 20 years as a supervisor in the Classified Advertising Dept. After retiring to Goffstown, NH, her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family. She also loved playing the piano, doing counted cross-stitch, painting and reading. She leaves…

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    Alma Margaret (Dupuis) Snow, 92

    Beverly — Mrs. Alma Margaret (Dupuis) Snow, 92, of Beverly, beloved wife of the late Walter Snow, died Saturday October 19, at Beverly Hospital with her daughter at her side. View Full Notice → Alma Margaret (Dupuis) Snow, 92

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    Mary A. (Micalchuck) Emminger, 94

    Lynn — Mary A. (Micalchuck) Emminger, 94, of Lynn, died Thursday morning at the Kaplan Family Hospice house after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late Carl Emminger. View Full Notice → Mary A. (Micalchuck) Emminger, 94

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    Robert D. Whitten, 75

    Citrus Springs, FL — Robert David Whitten (“Bob”), 75, of Citrus Springs, FL, formerly of Peabody, MA, lost his battle with lung cancer and passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2013, surrounded by his loving family at home. View Full Notice → Robert D. Whitten, 75

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    Harriet Phyllis (Dobrusin) Schechter

    North Andover, formerly of Peabody and Lynn — Entered into rest October 18, 2013. Dear daughter of the late Louis and Bessie Dobrusin (Goldstein). Beloved wife of the late Robert Schechter. Devoted mother of Susan Schechter of Culver City, CA; Debra Saba and her husband, John, of Andover, David Schechter and his wife, Mary, of Cumming, GA and Frances Schechter of San Francisco, CA. Loving sister of the late Alfred and Leonard Dobrusin. Cherished grandmother of Stacey and Jill Saba and Robert Adam Schechter. View Full Notice → Harriet Phyllis (Dobrusin) Schechter

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    Jean Louise (Loesch) Gomez, 90

    Danvers — Mrs. Jean Louise Gomez, 90, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late T.J. Gomez, died Wednesday, October 16th, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family. View Full Notice → Jean Louise (Loesch) Gomez, 90

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    Helen (Walsh) Sullivan, 96

    Topsfield — Formerly of Danvers, Helen M. (Walsh) Sullivan, 96, went home to God on October 16, 2013. She was the wife of the late Francis X. Sullivan, M.D. View Full Notice → Helen (Walsh) Sullivan, 96

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    George Alexopoulos, 68

    Salem — George Alexopoulos, age 68, husband of Rosa (Preza) Alexopoulos of Salem, died at Grosvenor Park Nursing Home, Salem following a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. View Full Notice → George Alexopoulos, 68

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    Daniel H. Bissel, 47

    BEVERLY — Daniel H. Bissel, 47, beloved husband of Gail (Russo) Bissel, with whom he shared 24 years of marriage, passed away Wednesday, October 16, at Massachusetts General Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Beverly, he was the son of the late Eugene and Alyce (Dibble) Bissel. View Full Notice → Daniel H. Bissel, 47

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    Magdaline (Petrides) Caramanis, 104

    Ipswich — Magdaline (Petrides) Caramanis, 104, wife of the late John K. Caramanis, died Friday evening, October 11, 2013, in the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill. Born in Platanos, Turkey on January 30, 1909, she was the daughter of the late Petros and Eleni Petrides. View Full Notice → Magdaline (Petrides) Caramanis, 104

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    Jane E. Guinivan, 67

    Beverly — Jane E. Guinivan, 67, died Saturday, October 12, 2013, in the Beverly Hospital following an extended illness. Born in Beverly on October 15, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Paul P. and Gertrude F. (Martin) Guinivan. View Full Notice → Jane E. Guinivan, 67

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    Barbara (Palleschi) Gayton, 77

    Middleton — Mrs. Barbara (Palleschi) Gayton, 77, of Middleton, beloved wife of Francis “Frank” Gayton, died Monday evening unexpectedly at Beverly Hospital. View Full Notice → Barbara (Palleschi) Gayton, 77

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    Lorraine H. Jensen, 88

    ESSEX JUNCTION, VT — Lorraine Helen (Deschene) Jensen, 88, of Vermont, and formerly of Salem, Mass., passed away at the Green Mountain Nursing Home on August 22, 2013. She was the former wife of Lyle Jensen Sr. View Full Notice → Lorraine H. Jensen, 88

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    Jacqueline Stolte, 45

    Marblehead, MA — Jacqueline Harris Stolte, 45, died on Friday October 11, at The Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, Mass. She had bravely battled metastatic melanoma for the past two years. View Full Notice → Jacqueline Stolte, 45

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    Joyce A. (Belisle) Frechette, 51

    Haverhill — Joyce A. (Belisle) Frechette, 51, of Haverhill, died on Sunday, October 13, at the Merrimack Valley Hospital, after being stricken ill suddenly at home. View Full Notice → Joyce A. (Belisle) Frechette, 51