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Virginia Ellen Douglass

December 5, 1942 - August 17, 2018

BOXFORD -Miss Virginia Ellen Douglass 75, of Danvers, formerly of Boxford, died Friday, August 17, 2018 at Colonial Gardens in Danvers. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Charles Henry and Ruth Virginia (Bell) Douglass. She was raised and educated in Swampscott and was a graduate of Swampscott High School, Class of 1960. She continued her education at Salem State College where...
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John Primmer

March 1, 1960 - August 6, 2018

SANFORD, MAINE – Mr. John Primmer 58, of Sanford, Maine died unexpectedly August 6, 2018 at his home following a brief illness. Born in Beverly, he was the son of the late Wesley E. and Blanche M. (Page) Primmer. He was raised and educated in Beverly and was a graduate of Beverly Trade School, class of 1978. Mr. Primmer had been employed as a Machinist in the Beverly area for many years...
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John Robert Conley

July 18, 1960 - August 4, 2018

SALEM – Mr. John Robert Conley 58, of Amesbury, formerly of Salem, previously married to the late Carole Decker, died Saturday August 4, 2018 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston following a brief illness. Born in Beverly, he was the son of the late Donald John and Dorothy J. (Brennan) Conley. He was raised and educated in Salem and attended Salem high School. John currently...
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Margaret (Power) Carr

May 8, 1931 - August 3, 2018

CARR, Margaret (Power) of Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland; Stoneham and Falmouth, MA. Maggie died peacefully on Friday afternoon at Brooksby Village in Peabody. She is recently predeceased by her loving husband of 58 years, Peter William Carr. She will be deeply missed by her five children: Mary Carr of Nashua, NH; Sean Carr of Glastonbury, CT; Margaret Poulin of Marblehead, MA; Peter Carr of...
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Karen L. Williams

August 19, 1949 - August 2, 2018

BEVERLY – Ms. Karen L. Williams, 68 of Beverly died peacefully on Thursday, August 2nd at Ledgewood Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Beverly. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late John P. and Marie E. (Denis) Williams. Raised and educated in Salem, she attended the Philips School and was a graduate of Salem High School. Karen enjoyed the company of others and found...
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A. Donald Norwood

July 1, 1931 - July 29, 2018

DANVERS – Mr. A. Donald Norwood aged 87, of Danvers, beloved husband of Marilyn Norwood, passed away peacefully on July 29 at Beverly Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Albert Norwood and the late Louise Harnett Norwood Erickson. Donald was a graduate of Cambridge High and Latin School and attended the Franklin Institute. His career spanned...
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Douglas A. Sievert

July 3, 1952 - July 27, 2018

SALEM-Mr. Douglas A. Sievert, 66, of Salem, beloved husband of Sharon (Haley) Sievert, died Friday July 27, 2018 at Brentwood Rehabilitation Center in Danvers. Born in Winthrop, he was the son of Eleanor (Blanchard) Sievert and the late William H. Sievert. He was raised in Winthrop and Billerica and was a graduate of Billerica High School. Douglas continued his education and received his...
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James T. Horgan

April 14, 1920 - July 25, 2018

BEVERLY – Mr. James T. Horgan, 98, of Beverly, formerly of Worcester and Nice, France, beloved husband of the late Claire Simone (Catherine) Horgan passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Beverly, with his son by his side. Born in Worcester, he was the son of the late James R. and Julia Agnes (Rice) Horgan. Raised and educated in Worcester, he attended Worcester Public...
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Paul C. Parsons

March 22, 1967 - July 24, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Paul Cazzara Parsons 51, of Salem, beloved husband of Laura Jean (Pelosi) Parsons, died Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House surrounded by his family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Albert and Dolores (Cazzara) Parsons. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, class of 1985. Following High School...
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William E. Puopolo

November 12, 1967 - July 23, 2018

SALEM – Mr. William E. Puopolo, 50, of Salem, passed away peacefully in his sleep during the early morning of Monday, July 23, 2018 after a courageous three and a half year battle with malignant melanoma. A lifelong resident of the City of Salem, William was raised and educated in Salem, graduating Salem High School in 1986. He continued his education at Essex Agricultural & Technical...
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Yolanda J. (Pisani) Essler

March 17, 1917 - July 22, 2018

DANVERS – Mrs. Yolanda J. (Pisani) Essler 101, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Robert F. Essler, died Sunday, July 22, 2018 at Hathorne Hill Nursing Home in Danvers. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Rose (Yadersinia) Pisani. She was raised and educated in Beverly and was a graduate of Beverly High School. Mrs. Essler had been employed in the retail...
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Carolyn L. (Pardo) Torigian

June 8, 1937 - July 22, 2018

SALEM – Mrs. Carolyn L. (Pardo) Torigian, 81 of Salem, beloved wife of the late Charles Torigian, died peacefully on Sunday, July 22nd at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by her loving family. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Evelyn G. (Scollin) Pardo. Raised and educated in Salem, she attended the former St. James Girl's High School in...
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David T Brewster

October 1, 1919 - July 21, 2018

SALEM - Mr. David T. Brewster, 98, of Salem, beloved husband of the late Eleanor (Arens) Brewster, died Saturday July 21, 2018 at Salem Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late David Sr. and Annie Bolman (Nichols) Brewster. He was raised in Danvers and attended the Speedwell School and was a graduate of Proctor Academy. David continued his education...
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Thelma M. (Emerson) Miraglia

October 23, 1927 - July 18, 2018

BEDFORD, TX - Mrs. Thelma M. (Emerson) Miraglia, 90 of Bedford, TX formerly of Salem and Lynn, beloved wife of the late Joseph D. Miraglia passed peacefully on July 18, 2018 at her home, surrounded by her family. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Arlene (Wheeler) Emerson. Raised and educated in Peabody, she was a graduate of Peabody High School. A loving and...
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Loretta (Parisella) Smagala

January 1, 1942 - July 17, 2018

Boynton Beach, Florida – Mrs. Loretta (Parisella) Smagala 76, of Boynton Beach, Florida and formally Beverly MA, beloved wife of Ronald Smagala, died Tuesday, July 17, 2018, surrounded by her loving family at Portsmouth Medical Center in Portsmouth, N.H.. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Julius and Mary (Sincore) Parisella. She was raised and educated in Beverly...
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Albert L. Bachorowski

December 16, 1935 - July 15, 2018

MIDDLETON-Dr. Albert L. Bachorowski, 82, of Middleton, beloved husband of Patricia E. (Meaney) Bachorowski, died peacefully, Sunday July 15, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem he was the son of the late Alphonse and Alice (Kowalski) Bachorowski. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of St. John's Preparatory High School. Al continued his education...
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Claire Ann Murphy

July 27, 1938 - July 14, 2018

BEVERLY- Ms. Claire Ann Murphy, 79, of Beverly, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Hathorne Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Danvers, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Attleboro she was the daughter of the late Ashton and Genevieve (Gookin) Murphy. She was raised and educated in Foxborough and was a graduate of Foxborough High School. She resided in Mansfield for several...
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Marjorie Ann (Radinsky) Leonard

June 11, 1923 - July 13, 2018

BEVERLY-Mrs. Marjorie Ann (Radinsky) Leonard, 95, of Beverly, beloved wife of the late Edward F. Leonard, passed away, Friday July 13, 2018 at Beverly Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born in Newport, Rhode Island she was the daughter of the late, Raymond and Rose (Wilsker) Radinsky and step-daughter of the late Lula Radinsky. She spent her early childhood in Rhode Island and then...
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Olga M. Blaus

May 19, 1933 - July 13, 2018

MIDDLETON – Mrs. Olga (Oma) Blaus, 85 of Middleton, died Friday, July 13, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Ilgvars M. Blaus. Olga was born in Latvia and lived there during her early childhood. During WWII her family was displaced and lived several years in Germany. Eventually, her family received sponsorship to the US. She obtained her high school diploma in California and...
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Ruth (Wilhelms) Clark

March 10, 1919 - July 12, 2018

Ruth (Wilhelms) Clark, 99, of Peabody, beloved wife of the late Reverend Dr. Henry H. Clark, died peacefully on Thursday, July 12th at her home surrounded by her family. A lifelong learner, educator, homemaker and minister's wife she was deeply devoted to her family and faith. Ruth is survived by her sons, Henry W. Clark & wife Joanne of West Newbury and Peter W. Clark & wife Shelly Stephens of...
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Karen Joy (Delp) Pelletier

June 27, 1957 - July 10, 2018

BEVERLY- Karen J. (Delp) Pelletier, 61, of Beverly and formerly Peabody, beloved long-time partner of Alan Finkelstein of Peabody died on July 10 at Kaplan House in Danvers following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Salem, Karen was the daughter of the late George Delp and Marion Delp (Beverly) and attended Salem and Georgetown public schools. Before becoming disabled she was a...
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Anastasia (Sokolowski) "Nancy" Olbash

December 4, 1923 - July 7, 2018

BEVERLY – Anastasia (Sokolowski) "Nancy" Olbash, 94, of Beverly, formerly of Lynn, family matriarch and mother of eleven children, died peacefully at home in the company of her loving family, after a brief battle with advanced ovarian cancer. She was the wife of the late Edward J. Olbash, with whom she shared 63 years of marriage. Born and raised in Lowell, the daughter of Polish immigrants...
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Anthony J. Bianchi

March 20, 1932 - July 6, 2018

DANVERS – Mr. Anthony Joseph Bianchi, 86 of Danvers formerly of Revere beloved husband of Josephine E. (Tuccelli) Bianchi passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018 at Beverly Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Revere, he was the son of the late John and Nora (Loicono) Bianchi. He was raised and educated in Revere and attended Revere Public Schools. An honorably discharged...
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Alan L. Grenier, Esq.

August 11, 1945 - July 2, 2018

TOPSFIELD-Mr. Alan L. Grenier, 72 of Topsfield, passed away suddenly on Monday July 2, 2018 at his home. Born in Fall River he was the son of the late Leo and Edna (Millette) Grenier. He was raised in Swansea and was a graduate of Coyle High School in Taunton. Alan continued his education, receiving his undergraduate degree from Brown University and his Juris Doctor from Boston University...
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June A. (Gonet) Milo

January 11, 1928 - July 1, 2018

June A. (Gonet) Milo, 90 of Salem, beloved wife of the late Joseph Milo, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018 at the Lafayette Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Marblehead after an extended illness. Born in Beverly, June was the daughter of the late Frank and Aurore (Duquette) Gonet. She was raised and educated in Beverly and was a graduate of Beverly High School. June worked for New England...
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Paul P. LeClair

October 28, 1926 - July 1, 2018

AUBURN – Mr. Paul P. LeClair, 91, of Auburn. MA. Passed away on Sunday July 1, 2018 at Sunrise Gardner Park in Peabody, MA. where he had been living for the past six months. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Ann with whom he shared 53 years. Mr. LeClair left high school in 1944 at the end of his junior year to join the Navy. He proudly served his country during the Second World War. After...
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Eileen Marie Larkin

October 6, 1925 - June 30, 2018

SOUTH HAMILTON-Eileen Marie Larkin passed peacefully into the arms of the Lord on June 30, 2018. Born on October 6, 1925, she was a lifelong resident of South Hamilton, MA. A devout parishioner of St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Eileen was a staple at the Saturday 4:30 Mass and many other Church functions. She attended the Hamilton schools and earned a Bachelor of Science at the former...
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Aurelio Porfirio Fernandez

September 25, 1942 - June 29, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Aurelio Porfirio Fernandez, 75 of Salem, beloved husband of Herdia Jacquez Fernandez died Friday, June 29, 2018 at his home. Aurelio is survived by his wife Herdia Jacquez Fernandez, previous wife Ana Fernandez who became his caregiver for many years after several strokes. His children Valentina Fernandez, Policar Fernandez, Jeimy Torres Fernandez, Juan Fernandez, Francisco...
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Justyna L. Boucher

January 14, 1997 - June 29, 2018

GEORGETOWN - Justyna Boucher, 21, of Georgetown, died Friday, June 29, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House following a long courageous battle with Phyllodes Soft Tissue cancer, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Salem, she was the beloved daughter of Shannon Pass and Dennis Boucher. She was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate of Lynn English High School Class of 2015....
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Timothy L. Hagen

June 5, 1956 - June 28, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Timothy Lewis Hagen, 62, of Salem, beloved partner of Donna Linscott of Salem, died Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Salem Hospital surrounded by his loving family following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Salem, he was the son of Mary T. (Farinelli) Hagen and the late Frederick J. Hagen Sr. He was raised and educated in Salem and attended Salem High School. An...
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Peter William Carr

June 25, 2018

PEABODY - Mr. Peter William Carr, of Watertown; Stoneham & Falmouth, MA; Naples & Bradenton, FL., died peacefully at Brooksby Village in Peabody early Monday morning, June 25, 2018 . He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Margaret (Power) Carr & his five children: Mary Carr of Nashua, NH; Sean Carr of Glastonbury, CT; Margaret Poulin of Marblehead; Peter Carr of Marshfield; & Kate...
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Clayton Godfrey Small , Jr.

June 25, 2018

PEABODY – Mr. Clayton Godfrey Small Jr., 84 of Brooksby Village, Peabody, formerly of Beverly and Lynn, beloved husband of 60 years of the late Gloria R. (Mitchell) Small who passed away in 2014, died Monday, June 25, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by his family. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Clayton G. Sr. and Veronica (O'Connor) Small. He was...
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Frank Latusky Jr

January 4, 1948 - June 23, 2018

DANVERS – Mr. Frank Latusky Jr. passed away peacefully with his wife and children by his side on June 23, 2018, at the age of 70 years old. A native of Middleton and long-time resident of Wenham, Frank served his country during the Vietnam War—United States Marine Corps, 1st Division, 1st Regiment. Frank graduated from Masconomet High School, class of 1967 and Glen Gove Bible College,...
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Marilyn Louise (Farrar) Linfield

June 22, 2018

TOPSFIELD - Mrs. Marilyn Louise (Farrar) Linfield, 85, of Topsfield, beloved wife of the late Lawrence Page Linfield, died Friday, June 22, 2018 at Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Beverly she was the daughter of the late Andrew M. and Annie (Tracy) Farrar. She was raised and educated Topsfield and was a graduate of Topsfield High School. Marilyn continued her education at Salem...
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Paul N. Emmons

April 25, 1937 - June 22, 2018

TOPSFIELD – Mr. Paul N. Emmons, of Topsfield, beloved husband of Nancy (Cincotti) Emmons died June 22nd at Beverly Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Burlington, Vermont, Paul was raised and educated in the state until he moved to Massachusetts where he continued his education at Chamberlayne Junior College in Boston, graduating in 1955. Paul worked in retail for over 50...
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Rose "June" (Coculo) Serino

June 4, 1928 - June 21, 2018

DANVERS – Mrs. Rose "June" (Coculo) Serino, 90 of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Ralph J. Serino passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Rosewood Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Peabody, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Saturnina (Evangelisti) Coculo. Raised and educated in Lynn, she attended Lynn Public...
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Anthony Edward Koptuck

July 4, 1926 - June 20, 2018

DANVERS - Anthony Edward Koptuck, a resident of Danvers since 1959, passed away peacefully on June 20, 2018 at the age of 91 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House. He was the devoted husband of Margaret E. (Agnoletti) Koptuck with whom he shared 68 years of marriage. Born in Reading on July 4, 1926 to the late John and Josefa Koptuck, he was raised and educated in Reading and graduated from...
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Helen E. Richards

October 3, 1931 - June 18, 2018

BEVERLY-Mrs. Helen E. (Trainor) Richards, 86, of Beverly, beloved wife of the late Harold B. Richards, died Monday June 18, 2018 at Kaplan Family Hospice House surrounded by her loving family. Born in Peabody, she was the daughter of the late Edward F. and Louise M. (Callely) Trainor. She was raised and educated in Beverly and was a graduate of St. Mary's Star of the Sea High School class of...
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Eleanor (Koban) Blanchette

August 14, 1926 - June 16, 2018

DANVERS-Mrs. Eleanor (Koban) Blanchette, 91, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Robert J. Blanchette, died Saturday, June 16, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Danvers, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Dora (Chuckran) Koban. She was raised in Danvers and was a graduate of the former Holten High School. Mrs. Blanchette had been employed as a Coater, at...
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Sharon A. (Redican) Santos

August 18, 1933 - June 15, 2018

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Sharon Santos, 84, went home to God and the Angels after a courageous battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis on June 15, 2018 while being cared for by her son Johnny and her daughter in law Luz Marina. Sharon was born in Salem, Mass in 1933 to Francis Redican and Elizabeth (Riley) Redican and was a lifelong resident of the city before moving to Scottsdale AZ in March of 2016 due to...
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Evelyn T. (Giglio) Villemaire

June 12, 2018

LYNN – Mrs. Evelyn T. (Giglio) Villemaire, of Lynn formerly of Fremont, N.H., beloved wife of the late Edward J. Villemaire, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at the Lynn Home for the Elderly. She was surrounded by her loving family. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Carmine Enrico and Giovanna (Carbone) Giglio. She was raised and educated in Lynn and Boston and attended...
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B. Willard "Bill" Greene

July 27, 1934 - June 7, 2018

MANCHESTER-By-THE-SEA – Mr. B. Willard "Bill" Greene 83, of Manchester-by-the-Sea, husband of Davetta V. "Davie" Greene, died Thursday, June 7, 2018. Born in Dover, New Hampshire, he was the son of the late Blandford O. and Mary Isabel Sylvester (Springer) Greene. He was raised and educated Portland, Maine and graduated from North Yarmouth Academy in Yarmouth, Maine where he met...
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Alden W. Rider

August 1, 1924 - June 7, 2018

Mr. Alden Rider 93, of Danvers, beloved husband of Ruth B, (Glover) Rider, died Thursday June 7, 2018 following a brief illness at Masconomet Nursing Home in Topsfield. Born in Danvers, he was the son of the late Henry E. and Annie W. (Wilkins) Rider. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of the former Holten High School, Class of 1942. An honorably discharged veteran...
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Robert Meddy Martin

August 3, 1933 - June 6, 2018

DANVERS – Mr. Robert Meddy Martin, 84, one of twins, was born in Salem on August 3 1933 and entered eternal rest on June 6, 2018. He proudly served his country during the Korean War and was a decorated United States Army war veteran. Bob married the late Kathleen Helen Marr on September 19, 1959 and is survived by his three children: Lisa Martin of Nashua NH, Steven Martin of Topsfield,...
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Mary M. (Stoops) Rhys

June 6, 1925 - June 4, 2018

PEABODY – Mrs. Mary Margaret (Stoops) Rhys 92, of Brooksby Village, Peabody, beloved wife of the late Barry Sullivan Rhys, died Monday, June 4, 2018 at Continuing Care at Brooksby Village. Born in Peru, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Elvina (King) Stoops. She was raised and educated in Peru, Indiana and was a graduate of Peru High School. She continued her education at...
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Thomas W. Foley, Jr.

September 11, 1928 - June 3, 2018

DANVERS – Dr. Thomas William Foley, Jr., D.M.D., died at his home on Sunday, June 3, 2018, with his wife Barbara at his side. He was 89. Born in Lynn on September 11, 1928, he was the son of the late Thomas and Anna (White) Foley. A graduate of Lynn Classical High School, class of 1946, he was stationed in Japan after World War II and attended Tufts College on the GI Bill. He went on to...
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Kelsy Lauren Thompson

October 8, 1994 - June 3, 2018

SALEM – Miss Kelsy Lauren Thompson 23, of Salem, died Sunday, June 3rd as the result of an overdose, following a many year struggle with addiction. Because Kelsy wanted to give back we share her story. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of John P. Thompson and Arnette D. Stewart. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Recovery High School in Beverly earning her...
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Stanley J. Mscisz

June 3, 2018

DANVERS – Mr. Stanley J. Mscisz, 87, of Danvers, passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by loved ones, on Sunday, June 3, 2018, following a long illness. Born in Danvers, he was the son of the late John and Anna (Babiarz) Mscisz. He was raised and educated in Danvers and attended Danvers Schools. As a young man, Stan helped his mother on their family farm after the passing of his...
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Phillip R. Perry

March 18, 1951 - June 1, 2018

BEVERLY - Mr. Phillip R. Perry, 67, of Beverly, died Friday June 1, 2018 at his home, following a long battle with Cancer. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Donald Sr. and Agnes (Dzierzanowski) Perry. He was raised and educated in Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody High School Class of 1969. An honorably discharged veteran, Mr. Perry proudly served his country as a member of the...
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Linda A. (Watkins) Carpenter

October 11, 1942 - May 31, 2018

DANVERS - Mrs. Linda A. (Watkins) Carpenter, 75, of Danvers, beloved wife of Richard P. Carpenter, died Thursday May 31, 2018 at her home, surrounded by her loving family, after a 13 year struggle with Parkinson's Disease. Born in Brockton, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Wanda (Rozum) Watkins. She was raised and educated in Brockton and was a graduate of Brockton High School...
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Phyllis J. (Dunn) Tremblay

May 30, 1934 - May 30, 2018

SALEM - Mrs. Phyllis J. (Dunn) Tremblay 84, of the Bertram Home in Salem, formerly of Middleton and Danvers, beloved wife of the late Victor B. Tremblay, died Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Danvers, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Margaret (Dean) Dunn. She was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of the former Holten...
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Frederic W. "Bill" Spearin, Jr.

June 25, 1925 - May 29, 2018

PEABODY – Mr. Frederic W. "Bill" Spearin, Jr., 92 of Brooksby Village, Peabody, beloved husband of Lois Ellen (Davidson) Spearin, died Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Born in Marblehead, he was the son of the late Frederic W. Sr. and Helen P. (Lewis) Spearin. He was raised and educated in Marblehead and was a graduate of Marblehead High School. He continued his education at Northeastern university...
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Richard K. Poehler, Salem Fire Dep

May 2, 1937 - May 27, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Richard K. Poehler 81, of Salem, retired Captain in the City of Salem Fire Department, died Sunday, May 27, 2018. Born in Malden, he was the son of the late Arnold and Dorothy (Sullivan) Poehler. He was raised and educated in Reading, MA and was a graduate of Reading Memorial High School. An honorably discharged veteran, Richard served his country as a...
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Joseph C. Cotreau

April 9, 1933 - May 25, 2018

PEABODY – Dr. Joseph C. Cotreau 85, of Brooksby Village Peabody, formerly of Newburyport, beloved husband of Mary E. (Bishop) Cotreau, died Friday, May 25, 2018. Born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, he was the son of the late Clarence and Emilie (Doucette) Cotreau. He was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate of St. Mary's Boys High School. He continued his education at Dalhousie...
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Charles E. Connor, Jr.

September 5, 1957 - May 24, 2018

PEABODY- Mr. Charles E. Connor Jr., 60 of Peabody, died unexpectedly Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Charles Connor Sr. and Nancy McCarthy. He was raised and educated in Lynnfield and was a graduate of St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers, class of 1975. He continued his education at Villanova University where he...
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Marlon J. Gillard

August 30, 1981 - May 23, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Marlon Joseph Gillard, 36 of Salem died unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at his home in Salem. Born in Boston, he was the son of Kenneth and Roxanne (McGrane) Gillard. He was raised and educated in Nahant and was a graduate of Swampscott High School. Marlon continued his education obtaining an associate's degree with Peterson's Automotive. A hardworking and devoted...
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Barbara (Luff) McCraine

April 29, 1925 - May 20, 2018

IPSWICH - Mrs. Barbara (Luff) McCraine, 93, of Ipswich, beloved wife of the late Thomas McCraine with whom she shared 52 ½ years of marriage, died Sunday May 20, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Huntington, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Helen and Leroy W. Luff. She attended grade school in Huntington and then Staten Island, New York. She graduated...
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James A. "Jim" Moller

September 25, 1929 - May 20, 2018

IPSWICH - Mr. James A. "Jim" Moller, 88, of Ipswich, formerly of Danvers, beloved husband of Janet (Young) Moller died Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Hathorne Hill Healthcare Center, Danvers. Born in Newton, Jim was the son of the late Harry T. and Elizabeth (Crowell) Moller. He was raised and educated in Newton and was a graduate of Newton High School. Jim continued his education at Newton Jr....
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Nancy (Ball) Moore

October 2, 1925 - May 17, 2018

MIDDLETON – Mrs. Nancy B. (Ball) Moore, 92 of Middleton beloved wife of the late Frederick D. Moore, died peacefully, on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Beverly Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Derbyshire, England, she was the daughter of Harriett and Harold Ball. Nancy was raised and educated in Derbyshire. As a young woman, Nancy, and her husband Fred, immigrated to the...
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Arnold A. Berry

January 14, 1932 - May 15, 2018

DANVERS – Mr. Arnold A. Berry, 86 of Danvers, husband of the late Diane (Carrier) Berry passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at the New England Homes for the Deaf in Danvers. Born in East Machias, Maine he was the son of the late Clarence and Delena (Bagley) Berry. Raised and educated in Maine, he was a graduate of the Maine School for the Deaf in Portland, Maine. A hard and...
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Richard E. "Dick" Thompson

March 16, 1944 - May 14, 2018

TOPSFIELD – Mr. Richard E. "Dick" Thompson 74, of Topsfield, beloved husband of Roberta L. Thompson, died May 14, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House surrounded by his family. Born in Melrose he was the son of the late Edwin and Helen Thompson. He was raised and educated in Topsfield and was a graduate of Masconomet Regional High School. He continued his education at Franklin Institute....
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Dorothy H. (Eastman) Donovan

February 23, 1921 - May 12, 2018

SALEM – Mrs. Dorothy H. (Eastman) Donovan, 97, of Salem, beloved wife of the late Martin W. Donovan, died Saturday, May 12, 2018 at her home. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Eva (Ouimette) Eastman. She was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of the former Holten high School. She continued her education at Salem State College where she earned her...
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Frederick A. French

April 12, 1931 - May 12, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Fred French, life-long resident of Ward 2 in Salem and veteran of the United States Marine Corps, died peacefully at his home on May 12, 2018. He was the beloved husband to the late Fabia (Burridge) French, with whom he shared 63 years of marriage and a lifetime of memories. Fred was born on Derby Street in Salem to the late Doris (Whelpley) Jackson. Fred graduated from Salem...
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Gail M. Heckman

April 26, 1959 - May 12, 2018

HAWTHORNE – Miss Gail M. Heckman 59, of Hawthorne died peacefully Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Beverly Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of June Mary (Page) Heckman and the late William Richard Heckman. Gail has been a resident of the Hogan Regional Center for over 50 years. A loving and peaceful woman, Gail has a deep passion and love for...
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Margery A. "Midge" (McCarthy) Anderson

April 20, 1928 - May 10, 2018

SALEM – Mrs. Margery A. "Midge" (McCarthy) Anderson, 90 of Salem, beloved wife of the late John E. Anderson, died peacefully on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Pilgrim Nursing Home in Peabody. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Alice McCarthy. Raised and educated in Salem, she was a graduate of Salem Public Schools. Midge had been employed with the Telephone...
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G. Thomas Francis

December 21, 1942 - May 9, 2018

SUGAR HILL, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Mr. G. Thomas Francis 75, of Sugar Hill, N.H., died Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at the Hospice House in Lebanon, N.H. surrounded by his family. Born in Melrose, he was the son of the late Gordon Lambert and Catherine Louise (Concannon) Francis. He was raised and educated in Melrose and was a graduate of Melrose High School. He continued his education at Burdett...
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James F. Kovacevic

October 29, 1952 - May 7, 2018

James F. Kovacevic, born Chicago, IL, Oct. 29 1952. Formerly of Charlestown, MA, Jim passed away unexpectedly at his home in Salem, MA on May 7, 2018. Beloved son of the late Daniel E. and the late Emily G. (Manzei). He is survived by his brother Daniel N. as well as many family and friends. Served from 1972 to 1974 at HQ, Southern European Task Force, AG Division U.S. Army - Italy. Section...
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Steven C. Smith

February 26, 1969 - May 6, 2018

PLAISTOW, N.H. – Mr. Steven Craig Smith 49, of Plaistow, N.H., formerly Topsfield, MA died unexpectedly Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Holy Family Hospital in Haverhill. Steven was the son of Margaret (Inglis) Smith and the late James Smith. He was a graduate of Masconomet Regional High School, after which he pursued his passion for working on cars. He was employed as a mechanic for many years in...
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Daniel A. Angelopolus, Sr

February 18, 1949 - May 3, 2018

SALEM - Mr. Daniel A. Angelopolus Sr, most often referred to as Danny Angel, passed away peacefully at Lahey Clinic on Thursday surrounded by his family. Danny served his country in Vietnam and received an honorable discharge at the rank of Sargent before spending 20 years working for the Lynn Postal Service. It's no surprise that one of Danny's biggest passions was helping others. For over two...
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Marie Norene "Tad" (Harper) Beck

November 13, 1918 - April 30, 2018

TOPSFIELD-Marie Norene Harper Beck, 99, of Topsfield, MA, beloved wife of the late Clifford William Beck, died peacefully on Monday, April 30, 2018, by her garden window in the presence of family. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Herman Bibb and Jane Marie (Kitchens) Harper. She was raised in Cuba and was a graduate of Fulton County High School in Atlanta, Georgia. ...
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Ann "Sue" Louise (Swinnerton) (Goodale) Richardson

March 1, 1936 - April 29, 2018

MIDDLETON – Mrs. Ann "Sue" Louise (Swinnerton)(Goodale) Richardson, 82, of Middleton, wife of late Massachusetts State Trooper, Alton P. Goodale and the late Town of Middleton Police Chief, Edward Richardson, died Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Cardigan Nursing Home in Scituate. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Raymond Putnam and Mildred (Gates) Swinnerton. She was raised and...
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Kristine (Madsen) Goodwin

April 28, 2018

SALEM – Mrs. Kristine (Madsen) Goodwin 75, of Pelham, N.H., formerly of Salem, beloved wife of the late Paul Goodwin Sr., died Saturday, April 28, 2018 at her home. Born in Marblehead and a longtime resident of the City of Salem, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and devoted her life to her family. She will be deeply missed. Kristine is survived by her children, James Kain and...
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Arthur F. Miller

July 16, 1945 - April 28, 2018

DANVERS -Mr. Arthur F. Miller, 72, of Danvers, beloved husband of Arlene Marie (Licata) Miller, died Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Massachusetts General hospital in Boston surrounded by his loving family. Born in Greenfield, he was the son of the late Charles Russell and Helen Elizabeth (Spencer) Miller, and stepfather Carl Schuele. He was raised and educated in Greenfield and attended...
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Mary Elizabeth Devine

August 12, 1938 - April 24, 2018

MARBLEHEAD - Mary Elizabeth Devine, 79, a long-time resident of the Town of Marblehead, died April 24, 2018 at Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born August 12, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late William and Helen A. (Sullivan) Devine. Mary received her undergraduate degree and her PHD in English Literature at Loyola University, Chicago. Dr. Devine was a...
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Charles C. "Neil" O'Keefe

August 28, 1948 - April 24, 2018

MIDDLETON – Mr. Charles C. "Neil" O'Keefe 69, of Middleton, died unexpectedly Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Beverly Hospital. Born in Salem August 28, 1948, he was the son of the late Charles T. and Mary E. (Buckley) O'Keefe. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of the former St. James School in Salem. He continued his education graduating in 1966 from Bishop Fenwick High...
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Donald A. "Don" Caron

February 13, 1946 - April 23, 2018

DANVERS - Mr. Donald A. "Don" Caron 72, of Danvers, beloved husband of Margaret "Peggy" (Kingston) Caron, passed away Monday, April 23, 2018 at Lahey Clinic in Burlington surrounded by his family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Donald B. and Marie (Mallard) Caron. He was raised and educated in Peabody, he was a graduate of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School. ...
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Philip Russell Kiernan

June 3, 1959 - April 22, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Philip Russell Kiernan, 58, of Salem, died Sunday, April 22, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a courageous battle with Cancer. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Russell William and Elizabeth Rosemary (Dwyer) Kiernan. He was raised and educated in Beverly and was a graduate of St. Mary's School, Shore Country Day School in Beverly and the...
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Peter A. Lagos

December 6, 1923 - April 22, 2018

PEABODY - Mr. Peter A. Lagos, 94, of Peabody formerly of Salem died Sunday April 22, 2018 at Rosewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Peabody surrounded by his loving family. Born in Stemnitsa, Greece he was the son of the late Anthony and Stella (Tsoustanhs) Lagos. He was raised and educated in Greece and had been employed as a Special Police Officer for The Royal Palace in Tatoi, Greece...
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Geraldine R. (Yoder) Heffner

June 27, 1931 - April 20, 2018

PEABODY - Mrs. Geraldine R. (Yoder) Heffner, 86, of Brooksby Village Peabody, formerly of Lexington, beloved wife of the late William J. Heffner, died Friday April 20, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Bethel, Pennsylvania she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Mabel (Manbeck) Yoder. She was raised and educated in Robesonia, Pennsylvania and was a graduate of Robesonia High...
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Mary C. (Kane) Kavanagh

May 15, 1929 - April 17, 2018

PEABODY – Mrs. Mary Catherine (Kane) Kavanagh 88, of Peabody, beloved wife of the late Arthur Arsenault, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the Gloucester Healthcare Center in Gloucester. Born in New York, New York, she was the daughter of the late Matthew and Marguerite (Kennedy) Kane. She was raised and educated at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs in Forrest Hills, New York, and continued studying...
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Wilma Jean Kenney

September 3, 1936 - April 16, 2018

TOPSFIELD - Wilma Jean Kenney passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Monday, April 16th, 2018 at the age of 81. Born in Peabody and raised in Danvers, Wilma was the daughter of the late William Weare Kenney and Esma (Buck) Kenney. She graduated from Holton High, Danvers, MA, class of 1955. Following graduation, she was employed by the Town of Danvers Water Department. Upon...
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Ruby Lee (Jones Ridgeway) Hill

September 21, 1946 - April 13, 2018

SALEM – Mrs. Ruby Lee (Jones Ridgeway) Hill, 71, of Salem, beloved wife of Albert C. Hill, Jr. died peacefully on Friday, April 13th at Blueberry Hill Nursing Home in Beverly, MA. In addition to her husband Albert - with whom she shared 50 years of marriage - Ruby is survived by her sons: Terrence Hill, his wife Gloria Pineda, and Albert C. Hill, III; her mother, Odis Jones of...
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Mary Ann (Raymond) Fiandaca

July 27, 1971 - April 9, 2018

REVERE – Ms. Mary Ann (Raymond) Fiandaca, 46 of Revere passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 9, 2018 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of John A. and Linda P. (Butterworth) Raymond. Raised and educated in Peabody, she attended Peabody Public Schools, North Shore Technical High School in Middleton and focused her studies on Fashion Design....
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Carlos Simon Valentin

October 12, 1977 - April 9, 2018

PEABODY – Deacon Carlos Simon Valentin 40, of Lynn, formerly of Peabody, permanent Deacon of St. John the Baptist Church in Peabody, passed away unexpectedly Monday, April 9, 2018 at Salem Hospital surrounded by his loving family and in the presence of the Lord. Born in Lancaster, Pa, he was the son of the late Jose Juan Valentin and Eunice Cintron. He was raised and educated in Arroyo,...
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Rebecca (Dunn) Atkins

October 10, 1924 - April 9, 2018

MARBLEHEAD – Mrs. Rebecca (Dunn) Atkins 93, of Marblehead, beloved wife of the late Captain Stanley J. Atkins (MFD), died Monday, April 9, 2018 at Devereux House Nursing Home in Marblehead. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Coughlin) Dunn. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of the former St. Mary's High School in Salem. An avid ballroom...
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Norma D. (Scott) Costa

July 24, 1926 - April 7, 2018

BEVERLY- Mrs. Norma D. (Scott) Costa, 91, of Beverly, beloved wife of the late Frank Costa Sr., with whom she shared 71 years of marriage, died Saturday, April 7, 2018 at High Pointe House in Haverhill surrounded by her loving family. Born in Ipswich, she was the daughter of the late William and Marion (Phillips) Scott. She was raised and educated in Ipswich and attended Ipswich schools. A...
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Marilyn A. (Celia) Jordan

February 11, 1937 - April 7, 2018

PEABODY-Mrs. Marilyn A. Jordan, 81, of Peabody, beloved wife of Frederick A. Jordan Sr, died Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Camille (Pepe) Celia. She was raised and educated in East Boston and was a graduate of East Boston Girls Latin High School. A loving wife, mother...
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Gordon E. Wood, Sr.

September 1, 1938 - April 7, 2018

DANVERS – Dr. Gordon E. Wood, Sr., of Danvers, formerly of Andover, entered the Lord's Kingdom on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the age of 79. He was the beloved husband of Diane M. Talbot-Wood. Dr. Wood was born in Springfield, the son of the late Ellen E. and Henry C. Wood. A graduate of Classical High School, he received his bachelor's degree in English from Brown University in Providence...
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Joseph B. Ercha

April 19, 1941 - April 7, 2018

NASHUA, NH – Mr. Joseph B. "Joe" Ercha, 76 of Nashua, New Hampshire, formerly of Salem, MA husband of Dolores C. (Gauthier) Ercha passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, NH. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Joseph and Ann (Strusa) Ercha. Raised and educated in Salem, he was a graduate of Salem High School, class of 1959. Joe continued...
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Suzanne (Lickdyke) Varney

April 3, 2018

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Suzanne Varney born Dec. 21st 1936 died April 3rd 2018. Survived by sons, Nicholas, Seamus, and Sebastian Varney, grandson, Bowie, daughter-in-law, Victoria Bratberg, sister, Helene Lickdyke and former husband, Carleton Varney. Suzanne served as Co-Founder, President and Owner of the textile and wallcovering firm Carleton V Ltd. from 1973 until 2004. Her greatest passion was...
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William D. "Bill" Menezes

March 15, 1953 - April 2, 2018

DANVERS - Mr. William D. Menezes, 65, of Danvers, beloved husband of Diana S. (Metropolis) Menezes, died Monday, April 2, 2018 at Brigham and Women's Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Medford, he was the son of the late Arthur and Rita (Lafreniere) Menezes. He was raised and educated in Medford and was a graduate of Medford High School class of 1972. William continued his...
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Charles L. Wilson

July 30, 1931 - March 31, 2018

DANVERS-Reverend Charles L. Wilson, 86, of Danvers, beloved husband of Hildegard M. (Hemmerich) Wilson, died Saturday March 31, 2018 at Salem, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Buffalo, New York he was the son of the late Charles H. and Viola (Sypher) Wilson. He was raised and educated in New York and was a graduate of Manlius Military School. Charles continued his education and...
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John Richard Serafini, Esq.

November 6, 1922 - March 31, 2018

SALEM – Mr. John Richard Serafini, Esq., 95 of Prides Crossing and Salem, husband of the late Angelina (Arena) M. Serafini, entered eternal rest Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by his family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Enrico and Galdina (Gentile) Serafini. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High...
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Donna M. (Casey) Clark

July 17, 1952 - March 30, 2018

SALEM - Mrs. Donna M. Clark, 65, of Salem, passed away Friday March 30, 2018 at Salem Hospital. A beloved wife of Dale A. Clark. She is the daughter of the late Daniel Casey and Joyce Pasquarello. She was born in Lynn but raised in Salem. She was a loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother who cherished her family. Donna was happy when with her Grandchildren, watching them grow and was proud of...
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John "Papa" Tournas

October 13, 1937 - March 26, 2018

PEABODY - Mr. John Tournas, 80, of Peabody, husband of the late Sheila (Benedetto), died Monday, March 26, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by his family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Charles and Jane (Hudek) Tournas. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. An honorably discharged veteran, Mr. Tournas proudly...
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Donald J. MacDonald

September 9, 1937 - March 24, 2018

DANVERS - Mr. Donald J. MacDonald, age 80, beloved husband of the late Nancy L. (Thoren) MacDonald, died Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Beverly Hospital. Donald is survived by his daughter, Tricia L. MacDonald of Danvers, his two sons, Daniel J. MacDonald & his wife Elizabeth of Wenham & David J. MacDonald & his wife Whitney of Lawrence, his grandchildren, Tori, Kirsten, Alexander & Max, brother...
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Thelma Mendez

July 18, 1922 - March 23, 2018

BEVERLY – Miss. Thelma Mendez, 95 of Beverly, passed away Friday, March 23, 2018 at CareOne at Essex Park in Beverly with her family by her side. Born in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Julia (Glover) Mendez. Raised and educated in Boston, she attended Boston Public Schools. A talented seamstress, Thelma's expertise allowed her to provide for her family. A...
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Joseph A. "Joe" Dixon, Jr.

September 24, 1936 - March 23, 2018

DANVERS – Mr. Joseph A. "Joe" Dixon, Jr., 81 of Danvers, beloved husband of the late Ruth N. (Cragan) Dixon, died Friday, March 23, 2018 at Beverly Hospital. Born in Medford on September 24, 1936, he was the son of the late Joseph A. and Mary (Uhlman) Dixon. Raised and educated in Stoneham, he attended Stoneham Public Schools. An honorably discharged veteran, Joe proudly served our...
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Pauline B. (Berube) Kobialka

March 18, 1929 - March 21, 2018

SALEM - Mrs. Pauline B. (Berube) Kobialka, 89, of Salem, beloved wife of the late Henry Kobialka, died Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at her home. Born in Salem she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Bertha (Bourque) Berube. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. Throughout her life, Pauline's role as a homemaker and mother was a full time job that she...
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Reverend John F. O'Donnell

August 13, 1936 - March 21, 2018

BOSTON- Reverend John Francis O'Donnell entered eternal rest March 21, 2018 at Regina Cleri, the Archdiocesan Residence for Retired Priests. He was in his 81st year of life. He was the youngest child of the late Henry J. Sr. and Maude (McManus) O'Donnell. He was baptized at the Immaculate Conception parish, Salem and attended St. Mary's Grammar School, graduating with the class of 1951. As a...
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