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Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home

O'Donnell Funeral & Cremation Service, owned and operated by the O'Donnell family since 1934, provides funeral and cremation services to families on the North Shore out of its two locations in Salem and Danvers, Massachusetts. Our staff consists of certified, professional funeral directors, embalmers, and other death care personnel who handle the entire process with care and dignity, using their experience and skills to ease the burden on families affected by a meaningful loss.

Respectfully paying a loved one a final farewell is a difficult but meaningful process, and O'Donnell's staff will make all efforts to accommodate the religious or ethnic customs of the deceased's family. Meeting the needs of those left behind and assuaging the pain of a tremendous loss is the primary function of our company.

The services offered by O'Donnell Funeral & Cremation Services include full coordination of the funeral or memorial service and burial, cremation services, death benefits coordination, merchandise procurement, embalming, grief services and grave side services.

As a family-owned funeral service family and home, O'Donnell Funeral and Cremation Service is a Family you can trust to help you create a dignified, meaningful, and personalized celebration of life in honor of your loved one.


Our Obituaries

Margaret Elizabeth "Peg" (Philbin) Farren

February 17, 2017

PEABODY- Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth "Peg" (Philbin) Farren, 93, of Brooksby Village, Peabody, beloved wife of the late Francis "Jerry" Farren, died Friday, February 17, 2017 at her home following a brief illness. Born in Everett, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Annie (O'Toole) Philbin. She was raised and educated in Everett. Mrs. Farren had been employed as the office...
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Barbara (Angwin) Blanton

January 26, 1934 - February 17, 2017

PEABODY - Mrs. Barbara (Angwin) Blanton 83, of Brooksby Village Peabody, beloved wife of the late William Blanton, passed on Friday, Feb 17th, 2017 at her home. Born in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (Burns) Angwin. A longtime resident of the Town of Topsfield, Barbara moved to Brooksby Village 7 years ago. Barbara, along with her late husband, were...
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John D. Keeffe

February 15, 2017

SALEM - Mr. John D. Keeffe 71, of Salem, died Wednesday February 15, 2017 at the Devereux House in Marblehead. Born March 9, 1945, before the end of World War II, he was the son of the late John J. and Ruth F. (Marrin) Keeffe. He grew up in Salem where he attended St. Mary's School until 1958. He was an active Boy Scout, reaching the rank of Star, and was a scout leader in...
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Bruce Porter Eaton

February 13, 2017

DANVERS - Mr. Bruce Porter Eaton, 90 of Danvers, beloved husband of Joan (Murphy) Eaton and the late Martha J. (Dragon) Eaton with whom he shared 52 years of marriage, died Monday, February 13th 2017. Born in Danvers, he was the son of the late Raymond and Ruth (Porter) Eaton. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Holten High School, Class of 1944. Following...
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Joan L. (Couillard) Caldwell

February 11, 2017

DANVERS - Mrs. Joan L. (Couillard) Caldwell, 88, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Wallace L. Caldwell, died Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Putnam Farm Assisted Living, Danvers. Born in Newburyport, she was the daughter of the late Alvah and Millicent (Upton) Couillard and was raised and educated in Newbury. Joan was a devoted wife and loving mother and was always there for her family. ...
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Mercedes G. (Gonsalves) DeSouza

February 7, 2017

BOXFORD – Mrs. Mercedes G. (Gonsalves) DeSouza 87, of Boxford, beloved wife of the late Manuel J. DeSouza Sr., died February 7th, 2017 unexpectedly at Beverly Hospital. Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Francisco and Miguelina (Dias-Veiga) Gonsalves. She was raised and educated in New Bedford and was a graduate of New Bedford High School, Class of 1946. Mrs....
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Virginia Louise (Hanson) Healy

February 1, 2017

DANVERS- Mrs. Virginia Louise (Hanson) Healy 81, of Danvers, formerly of Lynn and Colorado Springs, CO, died February 1st, 2017 at the Twin Oaks Nursing Home in Danvers. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Justin and Regina (Doucette) Hanson. She was raised and educated in Lynn and attended Lynn English High School. Mrs. Healy had been employed with General...
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Nancy T. (Prunier) Granese

October 13, 1927 - January 28, 2017

DANVERS - Mrs. Nancy T. (Prunier) Granese 89, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Robert J. Granese, has died. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late George and Nancy (Beaudry) Prunier. She was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate of Our Lady Help of Christians in Newton. Mrs. Granese had been employed as an administrative assistant and office manager with the Danvers...
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Robert S. Jenkins

January 28, 2017

DANVERS - Mr. Robert S. Jenkins, 90, of Danvers, beloved husband of the late Pauline A.M. (Fraser) Jenkins, died unexpectedly Saturday, January 28, 2017, at home with his family. Born in Portland, Maine he was the son of the late Harry and Marion (Bailey) Jenkins. He was raised and educated in Portland, Maine and was a graduate of Deering High School, where he was a member of the football...
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William Richard Dambrosio

January 11, 1943 - January 26, 2017

BOXFORD – Mr. William Richard Dambrosio 74 of Boxford, beloved husband of Constance Ann (Dailey) Dambrosio, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at Beverly Hospital. Born in Portland, Maine, he was the son of the late Ralph and Annie (McCann) Dambrosio. He was raised and educated in Portland, Maine and attended Portland High School. Mr. Dambrosio began his career at a...
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R. Paul O'Donnell

December 23, 1954 - January 25, 2017

DANVERS - Mr. R. Paul O'Donnell 62, of Danvers, beloved husband of Katherine Ann (Mikshenas) O'Donnell died Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House following a brief illness. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of Barbara H. Carmody of Danvers and the late Joseph H. O'Donnell. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Danvers High School, Class...
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Graham J. Nelson

January 23, 2017

PEABODY- Mr. Graham J. Nelson, 87, of Brooksby Village, Peabody, beloved husband of Margaret Webb, died, Monday, January 23, 2017, at his home. Born in Salem in 1929, he was the son of the late David and Frances (Barron) Nelson. He was raised and educated in Beverly. He graduated from Beverly High School in 1947, Wilbraham Academy in 1948, and Harvard University in 1952 with a degree in...
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Leroy G. Briggs

January 19, 2017

SALEM- Mr. Leroy G. Briggs, 36, of Salem, died unexpectedly, Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Salem Hospital, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Born in Lynn, he was the son of Leroy D. Briggs Jr. and Ellen Nixon. Raised in Salem and later Beverly; he attended Witchcraft Heights School in Salem, Brisco Middle School in Beverly, and Beverly High School. Mr. Briggs held various jobs...
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Joan W. (Catledge) Panella

September 21, 1925 - January 19, 2017

TOPSFIELD - Mrs. Joan W. (Catledge) Panella 91, of Topsfield, beloved wife of the late Leonard Panella, died Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Masconomet Nursing Home in Topsfield. Born in San Diego, California in 1925, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Mary (Woods) Catledge. She was raised and educated in Cambridge and Malden and was a graduate of Malden Girls Catholic High School....
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Lindsay Anne Moore

January 12, 2017

DANVERS - Lindsay Anne Moore, 27, passed away at the Kaplan Family Hospice House on January 12, 2017, after a courageous battle with melanoma. Lindsay was born in Methuen and grew up in Bangor, Maine with much time also spent at her father's home in Massachusetts. She was a 2007 graduate of Bangor High School. Lindsay was adventuresome, funny, and deeply loved by her family and friends,...
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Jane F Frink

January 12, 2017

PEABODY - Miss Jane F. Frink, 77, of Peabody, died Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the Hunt Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Melrose, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Genevieve (Derrington) Frink. Raised and educated in Malden she was a graduate of Malden High School. Miss Frink had been employed as an Executive Secretary for the RCA...
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William F. Helton

January 12, 2017

DANVERS- Mr. William F. Helton 88, of Danvers, beloved husband of Jean (Symington) Helton, died unexpectedly Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Ledgewood Nursing and Rehabilitation in Beverly. Born in Connersville, Indiana, he was the son of the late John and Helen (Markert) Helton. He was raised and educated in Connersville, Indiana and was a graduate of Connersville High School. He...
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Jerome B. Wilkin

January 7, 2017

DANVERS – Mr. Jerome B. Wilkin, 78, of Danvers, beloved companion of Jean Elliott, died Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford. Born in Houston, Texas he was the son of the late Brahman H. and Josiephine (Rizzo) Wilkin. Raised and educated in Texas, he was a graduate of Beauvoir High School, Class of 1956 and continued his education at...
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David V. Williamson

January 2, 2017

DANVERS- Mr. David V. Williamson, 85, of Danvers, beloved husband of Elaine (Banks) Williamson, died Monday, January 2, 2017 at Beverly Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late David and Helen (McMahon) Williamson. Raised in Peabody, he was a graduate of St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers. He continued his education and received his Bachelor's...
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Julia Mae (Hatt) Fox

January 1, 2017

MIDDLETON- Mrs. Julia Mae (Hatt) Fox, 92, a Middleton resident since 1959, has gone to fly the sky ways with her husband the late Lt. Col. Robert William Fox, USAF on January 1, 2017. Julia, known by her friends and family as Judy, died at their home in Middleton, peacefully with her daughter Judi Lynne Davis and granddaughter Heidi Isidro by her side. Born October 22, 1924 in Portland, Maine...
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Eric A Swanson

December 31, 2016

SWAMPSCOTT – Mr. Eric A. Swanson, 75, of Swampscott died Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Beverly Hospital. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Eric H. and Edna (Mills) Swanson. Raised and educated in Lynn, he was a graduate of Lynn Vocational Tech Institute where he specialized his education in Machine Technical Education. Upon graduation, Eric had been employed as a Machinist for...
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Lee Ann Kehoe

December 31, 2016

SALEM- Miss Lee Ann Kehoe, 40, of Salem, beloved daughter of Joan M (Krevatis) Kehoe and the late George Kehoe, who passed on Friday, December 30, 2016, died Saturday December 31, 2016 at Lahey Medical Center, Burlington, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Beverly, she was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1994. Lee continued her education an...
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Priscilla C. (Day) Neal

December 30, 2016

MIDDLETON- Mrs. Priscilla C. (Day) Neal, 83, of Middleton, beloved wife of the late Charles W. Neal Jr., died Friday, December 30, 2016 at the Hunt Nursing Center, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Melrose, she was the daughter of the late Laurence and Harriet (Inman) Day. Raised and educated in Melrose she was a graduate of Melrose High School, class of 1950. Priscilla continued her...
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Carol L. (LaBrecque) Harmony

December 28, 2016

WENHAM – Ms. Carol L. (LaBrecque) Harmony, 79, of Wenham, loving mother to Cheryl and Eric Harmony died Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House after a three year battle with C.O.P.D. disease. Carol was born at home in Salem, MA on September 9th, 1937; she was the daughter of the late Beatrice (Therrien) and Irving LaBrecque. Her family moved to Danvers in 1942 where...
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Carol (Dube) King

December 28, 2016

SALEM- Mrs. Carol (Dube) King, 64, of Salem, died suddenly Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at her home. Born in Salem she was the daughter of the late George and Lucette (Vallee) Dube. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Ste. Chretienne Academy. Carol continued her education at Salem State University where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work. Mrs. King...
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Wade A. Aubin

December 27, 2016

ARLINGTON - Wade A. Aubin, 51, passed away peacefully on December 27, 2016, at the Pilgrim Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Peabody, MA, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Arlington, MA on October 22, 1965. Wade was predeceased by his father, Richard H. Aubin. He leaves his mother, Ann (Walsh) Aubin, and siblings Mark, Jill, Paul, Eric, Jesse, Matthew, Robert,...
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Madeline J. (Lubas) Courtney

May 5, 1918 - December 23, 2016

DANVERS- Mrs. Madeline (Lubas) Courtney 98, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Louis Courtney, died peacefully Friday evening December 23, 2016 at her home. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Julia (Lubas) Lubas. She was raised and educated in Salem. Mrs. Courtney began her professional career as a laborer at the Pequot Mills in Salem. Later she had been...
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Lorne R. Hersey

December 18, 2016

DANVERS- Mr. Lorne R. Hersey 88, of Danvers, beloved husband of Jean M. (Russell) Hersey, died, Sunday, December 18th, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Somerville, he was the son of the late Elden Reid and H. Gertrude (Ferguson) Hersey. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of the former Holten High School of Danvers. An honorably discharged...
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James Gordon Lee

December 17, 2016

SALEM- Mr. James Gordon Lee, 87, of Beverly, formerly of Salem, died Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Beverly Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Francis A. and Ethel (Fellows) Lee. He was raised and educated in Salem. Mr. Lee had been employed for many years at the former North Shore Diner and was well known by all those who frequented the...
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Daniel F. Carey III

December 14, 2016

DANVERS - Mr. Daniel F. Carey III, 54 of Danvers, formerly of Nahant, passed away peacefully December 14th, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family after a courageous and admirable fight against ALS. Born in Woburn, he was the son of the late Mary (O'Donnell) Fox and the late Daniel F. Carey Jr of Nahant and grandson of the late Hugh and Mary O'Donnell of Woburn and Daniel and...
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Irene M. Byko

December 13, 2016

MIDDLETON- Ms. Irene M. Byko, 93 of Middleton, passed away peacefully in her own home on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 with her loving nieces and nephews by her side. Born, raised and educated in Middleton, Irene was a lifelong resident of the Town of Middleton. She was raised and lived for many years on her family farm on Peabody Street in Middleton. Ms. Byko had been employed for...
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Richard W. Ashley

December 11, 2016

MIDDLETON - Mr. Richard W. Ashley, 86, of Middleton, beloved husband of the late Irene (Yonge) Ashley, died Sunday, December 11, 2016 at the Lahey Medical Center, Burlington following a brief illness. Born in Peabody, he was the son of the late John W. and Grace E. (Ballard) Ashley. Raised and educated in Lynn he was a graduate of Lynn English High School where he excelled in sports and was...
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Joyce Elora (Garland) Johnstone

December 11, 2016

DANVERS- Mrs. Joyce Elora (Garland) Johnstone of Brooksby Village, Peabody, formerly of Danvers, beloved wife of Richard A. Johnstone, passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 11th, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. Born in Henniker, New Hampshire, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Marion (Brown) Garland. She was raised and educated in Henniker and was a graduate of Henniker...
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Jane (Russell) Bolton

December 10, 2016

PEABODY — Mrs. Jane Russell Bolton, age 90, died peacefully Saturday, Dec. 10th, 2016 at Brooksby Village in Peabody, MA. Jane was a long time resident of Andover and North Andover, as well as a 23 year resident of Kennebunk, ME before moving in August of 2013 to Brooksby. She will be deeply missed by many in each community. Jane was raised in North Andover, married her late husband, John...
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Barbara (Hogan) Manning

May 22, 1932 - December 9, 2016

PEABODY- Mrs. Barbara (Hogan) Manning 84, of Brooksby Village, Peabody, Beloved wife of John Deneen Manning, passed away peacefully Friday, December 9th, 2016 at Continuing Care at Brooksby Village. Born in Augusta, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late William Joseph and Rose (McCarthy) Hogan. She was raised and educated in Augusta, Georgia and was a graduate of Mount Saint...
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Muriel (Roberts) Dotolo

December 9, 2016

LYNN- Mrs. Muriel (Roberts) Dotolo 91, of Lynn, beloved wife of the late Vincent Dotolo died Friday, December 9th, 2016 at the Hunt Nursing Home in Danvers surrounded by her loving family. Born in Toddington, Gloucestershire, England, she was the daughter of the late John and Edith (Neellott) Roberts. She was raised and educated in England. During World War II, Muriel met her husband and...
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Lois M. (McCormack) Anderson

December 7, 2016

PEABODY- Mrs. Lois (McCormack) Anderson, 79 of Peabody formerly of Newbury, passed peacefully on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at home. Born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Gladys (Warren) McCormack. She was raised and educated in Youngstown, Ohio. Lois was a graduate of Fairview Park Hospital School of Nursing in Cleveland, Ohio, she earned her Bachelors...
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Leo O. Demeule, Jr.

December 6, 2016

DANVERS- Mr. Leo O. Demeule Jr. 76, of Danvers, beloved husband of Leotia R. (Young) Demeule, died Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at Beverly hospital. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Leo O. Sr. and Jacqueline (Morin) Demeule. He was raised and educated in Salem. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as a member of the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Mr...
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Dawn L. (Harrigan) Hutchins

December 6, 2016

MIDDLETON- Dawn Louise (Harrigan) Hutchins, 85, of Middleton, formerly of Hampstead, NH, passed away surrounded by her children, family, and grandchildren, Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 at Beverly Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Portsmouth, N.H., she was the daughter of the late Edward H. Harrigan and Marion L. Moore. She was raised and educated in Melrose and Gloucester and was a...
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Joyce (Lidstone) Thornburg

December 2, 2016

PEABODY- Mrs. Joyce (Lidstone) Thornburg, 91, of Peabody, beloved wife of Richard A. Thornburg, died Friday, December 2, 2016 at Continuing Care of Brooksby Village. Born in New York City, NY she was the daughter of the late John B. and Olive (Woodall) Lidstone. Raised and educated in New York, she was a graduate of the Evander Childs High School in the Bronx. Joyce continued her education...
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Diane Rae (Gage) Risoldi

November 28, 2016

NEWBURYPORT- Mrs. Diane Rae (Gage) Risoldi, 60, of Newburyport, formerly of Middleton, beloved wife of Frederick Lee Risoldi, died Monday, November 28, 2016 at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House surrounded by her family following a courageous 6 1/2 year battle with breast cancer. Diane was the daughter of Jean L. (Kuell) Gage and the late Norman F. Gage. She was raised and educated in...
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James Peter Morahan

November 27, 2016

DANVERS – Mr. James Peter Morahan, 61, died Sunday, Nov. 27th, 2016, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Beverly, he was the son of Joan V. (Matthews) and Frederick A. Morahan. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Danvers High School, class of 1973. With an outstanding wit and ever present smile, Peter worked...
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William Francis Shea

November 24, 2016

SALEM- Mr. William Francis Shea, 92, passed away peacefully in his sleep on November 24, 2016 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in West Roxbury with family by his side. Born on June 3, 1924 to Jeremiah and Anna (Hennessey) Shea, from Ireland, he was raised and educated in Salem and attended Salem Schools. An honorably discharged veteran, Mr. Shea served as a gunner's mate in the...
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Emilia (Kantorosinska) Jankowski

November 19, 2016

SALEM- Mrs. Emilia (Kantorosinska) Jankowski, 97, of Peabody, formerly of Salem, beloved wife of the late Zygmunt Jankowski, with whom she shared 58 years of marriage, died peacefully, Saturday, November 19, 2016 at home, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Piotr and Victoria (Sadowski) Kantorosinski. She was raised and educated in Salem and...
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Eleanor Shirley (Toleos) McAlpine

November 16, 2016

DANVERS- Mrs. Eleanor Shirley (Toleos) McAlpine 87, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Richard Sinclair McAlpine, died Wednesday, Nov. 16th, 2016 at the Fairwiew Nursing Center in Hudson, New Hampshire. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late James and Annie (Stever) Toleos. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. Mrs. McAlpine had been...
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Carmella (Lombardo) DiModica

November 15, 2016

PEABODY- Mrs. Carmella (Lombardo) DiModica 87, of Peabody, beloved wife of the late Salvatore DiModica, died Tuesday, Nov. 15th, 2016. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Domenic and Vincenza (Baffo) Lombardo. She was raised and educated in Boston and has resided in Peabody for the last 45 years. Mrs. DiModica had been employed with Ionics as an assembler for over 20 years...
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Kathryn Stefanska

November 15, 2016

BEVERLY- Mrs. Kathryn Stefanska 85, of Beverly, beloved wife of the late Stanislaw Stefanska, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 at the Brentwood Nursing Home in Danvers. Born in Kraków Poland, Kathryn immigrated to the United States over thirty years ago residing in Beverly. Mrs. Stefanska had been employed for over 18 years at Beverly Hospital until the time of her retirement. A loving...
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Charles D. Sinclair, Jr.

November 12, 2016

DANVERS- Mr. Charles D. Sinclair Jr. 88, of Danvers, beloved husband of Dorothy (Long) Sinclair of 64 years, passed away to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at Ledgewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Home in Beverly, surrounded by his family. Born in Middletown, CT., he was the son of the late Charles D. Sr. and Pearl (Williams) Sinclair. An honorably discharged veteran, he...
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Enrico A. Mongiello

November 11, 2016

TOPSFIELD- Mr. Enrico "Rick" A. Mongiello 84, of Topsfield, died peacefully on November 11, 2016 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. He was surrounded by his loving partner of 20 years Marianne G. Strong. Born in Lynn, Rick was the son of the late John A. and "Marie" Assunta (Fabucci) Mongiello. Raised and educated in Lynn, he graduated from Lynn English High School, Class of 1950....
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Patricia Mary (Doherty) Crawley

November 11, 2016

NEWMARKET, N.H. – Mrs. Patricia Mary (Doherty) Crawley 84, formerly of Somerville and Peabody, passed peacefully on November 11th, 2016 in her Newmarket, N.H. home with her daughter and kitties by her side, following a courageous battle with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Born in Somerville on August 7, 1932, to Helen and Jim Doherty, she was raised and educated in Somerville and was a graduate of...
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June Marie (Baldwin) Dorn

November 9, 2016

PEABODY- Mrs. June Marie (Baldwin) Dorn, age 81 years, of Brooksby Village, Peabody, Massachusetts, beloved wife of the late Earl Eugene Dorn, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Nov. 9th, 2016 at her home. Born in Whiteford, Maryland, June was the daughter of the late John Walter and Effie Marie (Knopp) Baldwin. She was raised and educated in Whiteford, Maryland and was a graduate of North...
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Sean E. Purdy

November 7, 2016

PEABODY- Mr. Sean E. Purdy 37, of Quincy, formerly of Peabody died unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 7th, 2016 at his home. Born in Salem, he was the son of John E. Purdy of Danvers and the late Donna Marie (McInnis) Purdy. He was raised and educated in Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody High School, class of 1997. He continued his education at North Shore Community College. For many years...
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Alan G. (Kjell) Young

November 3, 2016

DANVERS- Mr. Alan G. (Kjell) Young, 71, of Danvers, beloved husband of Dorothy (Mathews) Young died Thursday, November 3, 2016 in Beverly Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Melrose, he was the son of the late Gustav and Ellen (Cherness) Kjell. Raised and educated in Melrose he graduated from Melrose High School and continued his education at Boston College. As a young man, Alan...
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Beverly J. (Smith) Hills

November 3, 2016

DANVERS- Mrs. Beverly J. (Smith) Hills 77, of Danvers, beloved wife of 59 years to the late Vaughn L. Hills who passed away in July of this year, died Thursday November 3, 2016 at Blueberry Hill Nursing Home in Beverly. Born in in Topsfield, she was the daughter of the late Frank A. and Dorothy P. (Andrews) Smith. She was raised and educated in Topsfield and attended Essex Agricultural...
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Jerena East Giffen

November 2, 2016

PEABODY - Jerena East Giffen, age 91 years, of Peabody, formerly of Jefferson City, Missouri died peacefully, surrounded by her family at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers on November 2, 2016. Jere, as she was known and beloved by family and friends, was born on November 15, 1924 in Newcastle, Wyoming. She was the daughter of Mervin and Jerena (Wadlow) East. Jere attended high...
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James E. Murphy, Jr.

October 30, 2016

WEST ROXBURY- Mr. James Edward Murphy Jr., 64, of West Roxbury, died Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers following a brief illness surrounded by his loving family. Born in Springfield, he was the son of the late James E. Sr. and Marilyn Jean (Pitoniak) Murphy. Raised and educated in Peabody he was a graduate of Peabody High School. An honorably...
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Marion J. (Flynn) Paul

October 28, 2016

PEABODY - Mrs. Marion J. (Flynn) Paul, 91, of Peabody, beloved wife of the late William Paul passed away on October 28, 2016 at the Rosewood Nursing and Rehab in Peabody surrounded by her family. Born in Lynn, Marion was the daughter of the late Patrick W. and Bernedette (Dunn) Flynn. Raised and educated in Danvers, she was a graduate of Danvers High School. Mrs. Paul had been employed as...
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Elizabeth M. "Betty" (Simms) Booye

October 24, 2016

TOPSFIELD- Mrs. Elizabeth M. "Betty" (Simms) Booye, 83, of Topsfield, beloved wife of the late Lawrence Donald Booye, died Monday October 24, 2016 at home, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Atlantic City, New Jersey she was the daughter of the late George and Mary (Cheivers) Simms. Raised and educated in Atlantic City Betty was a graduate of Holy Spirit High School. Mrs. Booye had...
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Maynard L. Moyer

October 22, 2016

HINGHAM - Mr. Maynard L. Moyer, 81, of Hingham, formerly of Boxford, beloved husband of Jane (Ritter) Moyer, died Saturday, October 22, 2016 at South Shore Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania he was the son of the late Harold and Florence (Hillegas) Moyer. He was a graduate of Upper Perkiomen High School in East Greenville, PA. Maynard continued his...
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Keith E. Greenlaw, Jr.

October 15, 2016

SOUTH HAMILTON – Mr. Keith E. Greenlaw Jr., 72 of South Hamilton, beloved husband of Gisela (Heldt) Greenlaw died suddenly on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House surrounded by his loving family. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Mary (Fossa) Greenlaw and the late Keith E. Greenlaw, Sr. Raised and educated in Danvers, he was a graduate of Danvers High School. ...
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Samuel M. Pickell

October 15, 2016

BEVERLY- Mr. Samuel M. Pickell 91 of Beverly, beloved husband of Mary A. (Polizzotti) Pickell, died Saturday, October 15, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Gloucester, he was the son of the late Samuel V. and Esther (Thibedeau) Pickell. He was raised and educated in Gloucester and was a graduate of Gloucester High School in 1942. He continued his education earning his...
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Lucy M. (Pronska) Stevens

August 14, 1927 - October 8, 2016

SALEM - Mrs. Lucy M. (Pronska) Stevens passed away peacefully, on Saturday, October 8, 2016. She was the beloved daughter of the late Genevieve (Protosen) and Gabriel Pronski. Lucy was born on August 14, 1927 in Salem, MA and lived in Danvers, MA. She was married to James A. Stevens, who passed away in 2002, for 50 years. During her life, her family, music, and dancing were Lucy's greatest...
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Pablo Gonzalez, Jr.

October 1, 2016

SALEM – Mr. Pablo Gonzalez Jr, 44, of Salem, passed away Saturday, October 1 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he was the son of Pablo Gonzalez and Lucy Lucret. Raised and educated in Salem, he was a graduate of Salem High School and was continuing his education at North Shore Community College until the time of his illness. ...
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Leslie C. "Lee" McCulloch

September 30, 2016

DANVERS – Mr. Leslie C. "Lee" McCulloch, 67, of Danvers, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 30th at the Kaplan Family Hospice House with his family by his side. Born in Beverly, Mr. McCulloch was the son of the late Leslie C. McCulloch and Edythe (MacKenzie) Hood. He attended Beverly Public Schools and was a graduate of Beverly High School. After graduation, Lee continued his...
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Joseph R. Sheldon

September 29, 2016

LARGO, FL – Mr. Joseph R. Sheldon, 73 of Largo, FL, beloved husband of Christine (Woodward) Sheldon died unexpectedly on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Born in Peabody, Joseph was the son of the late Philip and Gladys (Hartman Long) Sheldon. Raised and educated in Danvers, he was a graduate of Danvers High School. An honorably discharged Veteran, Joseph proudly served his country as a...
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Richard H. Seger

June 11, 1936 - September 28, 2016

DANVERS- Mr. Richard H. Seger, 80, of Danvers, beloved husband of the late Dorothy (LeBlanc) Seger and the late Theresa (Marciano) Burns Seger, passed away peacefully, at home, surrounded by his seven devoted children. Born in Bangor Maine, he was the son of the late Richard and Barbara (Cormier) Seger. Raised and educated Bangor he was a graduate of Bangor High School. An honorably...
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Laura Maria (Telles) (Bueno) Nagel

September 27, 2016

HAMILTON- Mrs. Laura Maria (Telles) (Bueno) Nagel, 80, of Hamilton, beloved wife of the late Harold Nagel died September 27, 2016 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, she was the daughter of the late Marcio and Marilia (Telles) Bueno. She was raised and educated in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil and immigrated to the United States to New Bedford, in 1950....
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Eleanor Ann (Quinn) Sweeney

September 23, 2016

Danvers- Mrs. Eleanor Ann Sweeney, 85 of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Daniel A. Sweeney, Jr. passed away Friday September 23, 2016 at Masconomet Healthcare Center in Topsfield. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late John and Sally (MacLean) Quinn. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. An honorably discharged veteran, Ann proudly...
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Anna (Sebastiana) A. Farinelli

February 21, 1932 - September 23, 2016

BEVERLY- Mrs. Anna A. (DiFranco) Farinelli, 84, a lifelong resident of Beverly, beloved wife of the late Anthony Farinelli, with whom she shared 56 years of marriage, passed away at Sunrise at Gardner Park, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Angelina (Amenta) DiFranco. She was raised and educated in Salem. Anna loved to bowl and...
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Kristine Annette Pyle

September 23, 2016

METHUEN- Kristine Annette Pyle passed away on September 23, 2016 of complications from Alzheimer's disease. Kris, born with Down Syndrome in 1954, was the daughter of Edwin and Marit Pyle and brought joy and light to her family and friends for the next 62 years. Kris was born on April 11, 1954 in Hamilton, Ohio. She attended classes through high school and then began attending Opportunity...
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Paul Wentworth Swinnerton

September 22, 2016

DANVERS- Mr. Paul Wentworth Swinnerton, 72, of Wenham, formerly of Danvers, beloved husband of Linda (Proud) Swinnerton, died Thursday September 22nd, 2016 at Lahey Medical Center Burlington, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Lynn he was the son of the late Raymond and Mildred (Gates) Swinnerton. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Danvers High School. Following...
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Joseph X. Yunta

September 20, 2016

PEABODY - Mr. Joseph X. Yunta, 49, of Peabody, died peacefully, Tuesday September 20, 2016 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, surrounded by his loving family, following a year-long courageous battle with cancer. Born in Madrid, he was the beloved son of Caroline (Valle) Yunta and the late Antonio Yunta. He was raised and educated in Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody Veterans Memorial High...
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Eleanor M. (Kelley) Freeley

September 17, 2016

DANVERS- Mrs. Eleanor M. (Kelley) Freeley 76, of Danvers, beloved wife of Paul C. Freeley, died Saturday, Sept. 17th, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. Born in Medford, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Kelly) Kelley. She was raised and educated in Medford and was a graduate of Nazareth Academy in Wakefield. She continued her education at Merrimack College. ...
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William J. Bowes Jr.

September 16, 2016

MIDDLETON- William J. Bowes Jr. 87, of Middleton, beloved husband of Barbara L. (Lawler) Bowes, died Friday, Sept. 16th, 2016, surrounded by his loving family at the Philip Hulitar Hospice House in Providence, R.I. Born in Peabody, he was the youngest of four children of the late William J. Sr. and Elizabeth (McDonald) Bowes. He served his country in the United States...
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Diana Theresa (Caruso) Nickerson

September 15, 2016

CHARLESTOWN – Mrs. Diana Theresa (Caruso) Nickerson, 93, formerly Charlestown, passed away peacefully Friday, September 16, 2016 at Academy Manor in Andover. Born January 29, 1922 in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Lucia and Baldasare Caruso and was one of ten children. Her beautiful life will forever be cherished by her family. Diana is survived by her children, Linda...
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Margot A. (Mahoney) Wuenschel

September 13, 2016

BEVERLY – Mrs. Margot A. (Mahoney) Wuenschel 77, of Beverly, beloved wife of Daniel Wuenschel, died Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Margot was the daughter of the late Edward and Marie (Bennis) Mahoney. She was raised and educated in Philadelphia and was a graduate of Little Flower Catholic High School, Class of...
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Bertha (Tardif) Farrell

September 13, 2016

MIDDLETON- Mrs. Bertha (Tardif) Farrell 99, of Middleton, beloved wife of the late Amos Farrell, died Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 at Hawthorne Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Danvers. Born in St. Leonard, New Brunswick, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Ida (Thibault) Tardif. She was raised and educated in Canada and immigrated to the United States in 1962...
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Roseline Nwuli Emeogo

September 9, 2016

PEABODY- Mrs. Roseline Nwuli Emeogo nee Aninye, 72, died September 9th, 2016 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston surrounded by her loving family. Roseline was born in Kaduna, Nigeria by the late Mr. and Mrs. Aninye on May 31st 1944. Roseline passed away peacefully on September 9th, 2016. Roseline attended St. Theresa catholic school in Kaduna and then went on to graduate from...
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Genevieve Ann (Kwiecinski) Hansen

September 8, 2016

SOUTH HAMILTON - Genevieve Ann (Kwiecinski) Hansen, 96 of South Hamilton, formerly of Marblehead, beloved wife of the late H. Harold Hansen, died Thursday, September 8, 2016 at her home. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Rosa (Kazmievczky) Kwiecinski. She was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate of St. Michael's Elementary School and St. Mary's Girls High...
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Carol Anne (Brownell) (Natale) Pugliese

September 6, 2016

PEABODY – Mrs. Carol Anne (Brownell) (Natale) Pugliese, 75, of Peabody, beloved wife of the late Pasquale Natale and Anthony J. Pugliese died Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading surrounded by her loving family. Born in Norwood, she was the daughter of the late Carold Henry and Dorothea Eunice (Bragg) Brownell. She was raised and educated in Woburn and...
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Edward J. Colbert

September 1, 2016

TOPSFIELD- Mr. Edward J. Colbert 58, of Topsfield, died Thursday, September 1st, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family following a year-long battle with cancer. He faced his illness as he lived his life: with an indomitable spirit and an unfailingly positive attitude. Born in Concord, he was the son of Edward M. Colbert and the late Dorothy (Hoar) Colbert. He was raised and educated in...
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Tammy Lee DeCarney

August 30, 2016

ROSLINDALE- Ms. Tammy Lee DeCarney of Roslindale, 39, died Tuesday, August 30, 2016. Tammy Lee is survived by her daughters Britney & Jacquline Bazinet of Sandwich, her mother, Karen Lee Sordello of Winthrop, her father, Paul R. DeCarney of Chelsea, her sister, April Miller & her husband Peter of Danvers, her brothers, Paul DeCarney Jr. & his wife Diane of Goffstown, NH, Christopher DeCarney of...
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Jean Dorothy (Tiedgen) Faneuf

August 25, 2016

DANVERS- Mrs. Jean Dorothy Faneuf, 90, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Joseph Faneuf, died August 25, 2016 at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill. Born in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late Hans and Julia (Shanahan) Tiedgen. She was raised and educated in Springfield. Jean had been employed at a law office in the Springfield area until the time of her marriage....
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Patricia Ann Blais

August 23, 2016

MIDDLETON- Patricia A. Blais, 65, of Middleton, died peacefully, Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at home, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Ruth (Andrews) Blais. She was raised and educated in Middleton and was a life-long resident of the Town of Middleton. Ms. Blais had been employed as a Nursing Assistant at several nursing homes...
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John Francis Ruggeri

August 22, 2016

PEABODY- Mr. John Francis Ruggeri 66 of Peabody, died unexpectedly Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at his home. Born in Beverly he was the son of the late Francis S. and Mary M. (Carnevale) Ruggeri. He was raised and educated in Beverly and was a graduate of Bishop Fenwick High School. He also graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and earned his Master Plumber's certification. ...
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Steven J. Makonis

August 21, 2016

NEWTON, N.H. - Steven J. Makonis 53, of Newton, N.H., beloved husband of Linda (Crowley) Makonis, died unexpectedly on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. Born in Winthrop, he was the son of Anita (Bragg) Horrell and Donald Makonis, Sr.. He was raised and educated in Beverly. Steve was the owner of Makonis and Sons Painting Contractors of Newton, New Hampshire....
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William P. Maurice

August 20, 2016

DANVERS- Mr. William P. Maurice, 55, of Danvers, husband of Michele (Harris) Maurice, died peacefully, August 20, 2016 at Lahey Medical Center, Burlington, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Bellows Falls, Vermont, he was raised in Lynn by his devoted grandmother, Elaine Maurice Peterson and his mom Katie Vigneaux and was a graduate of Ipswich High School. Mr. Maurice had been...
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William N. LeBlanc

August 20, 2016

LYNN- Mr. William Norman LeBlanc 84, of Lynn formerly of Salem, beloved husband of Patricia A. (Gagnon) LeBlanc, died Saturday evening, August 20th, 2016 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Joseph and Cecelia (Casavant) LeBlanc. He was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate of Lynn Vocational and Technical School. An honorably...
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Anthony Paul Marsh

August 18, 2016

TOPSFIELD- Anthony Paul Marsh, 23, of Topsfield, died unexpectedly Thursday, August 18, 2016 at his home. Born in Beverly he was the son of Peter Gary and Diane Lynn (DiNicola) Marsh. He was raised and educated in Topsfield and was a graduate of Masconomet Regional High School, Class of 2011. He continued his education at the University of Tampa graduating in 2015 with a Bachelor's Degree in...
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Ralph E. Raynard

August 16, 2016

PEABODY- Mr. Ralph E. Raynard, 85, of Peabody, passed away peacefully at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of the late Teresa (nee Videtta) Raynard for 46 years. Loving father of Mark V. (Maggie) Raynard and proud grandfather of Daniel, Margaret, William (deceased 2011) and Patrick Raynard, Glenview, Il....
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Barbara I. Bergman

August 15, 2016

DANVERS - Mrs. Barbara Irene (Doucette) Bergman, 89, died surrounded by her family on August 15, 2016 at the Genesis Twin Oaks Nursing Home in Danvers. Barbara Bergman was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Ralph L. "Larry" Bergman, who died on August 30, 2002 at age 75. Orphaned during the Great Depression, she created a loving home for her own family and for her grandchildren. Mother...
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Barbara Louise (Henshall) Sullivan

August 14, 2016

BOXFORD- Mrs. Barbara Louise (Henshall) Sullivan 93 of Boxford, beloved wife of James C. Sullivan, died Sunday, August 14th, 2016 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Taunton, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Ruth (Taylor) Henshall. She is a graduate of Simmons College in Boston with a B.S. Degree. Mrs. Sullivan had...
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Michael G. Jefferson

August 11, 2016

BOXFORD- Mr. Michael G. Jefferson, 73, of Boxford, beloved husband of Brenda (McGuire) Jefferson, died Thursday, August 11, 2016 at North Shore Medical Center Salem, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Danville, Virginia he was the son of the late Noel and Ruth (Emerson) Jefferson. He was raised and educated in Virginia and received his education in the Danville school system and...
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Edmund Stuart Jaworski

August 9, 2016

DANVERS- Mr. Edmund Stuart Jaworski 64 of Danvers, died Monday, August 8th, 2016 at Salem Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Danvers, he was the son of Mary Jean (Mackenzie) Jaworski and the late Edmund Jaworski. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Danvers High School. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as a member of the United...
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Mary Louise (McIntire) Stephenson

August 6, 2016

SALEM- Mrs. Mary Louise (McIntire) Stephenson, 76, of Holden, formerly of Salem, beloved wife of the late Terence R. Stephenson, died, Saturday, August 6th, 2016 at the Holden Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Reginald and Kathryn (Ganley) McIntire. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of the former St. James Girls High...
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Scott Argetes

August 5, 2016

HAMILTON- Mr. Scott Argetes, 43 of South Hamilton, died unexpectedly, Friday, August 5, 2016 at his home. Born in Salem, he was the son of George and Cynthia (Neenan) Argetes. He was raised and educated in Hamilton and attended Hamilton-Wenham High School. Scott had been employed in the Golf Industry for many years. More recently he had been employed as a carpenter in the construction...
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Marjorie Flint Alley White

August 2, 2016

BOXFORD- Mrs. Marjorie Flint Alley White 87, of Boxford, beloved wife of the late Harold A. White, died Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016. Born in Andover, she was the daughter of the late Frank S. and Ruth (Farnham) Alley. She was raised and educated in Andover and attended schools in Massachusetts and New Jersey. Mrs. White had been employed with the Boxford Elementary School...
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George W. Muse, Jr.

August 1, 2016

DANVERS- Mr. George W. Muse Jr. passed away at home after a long illness on August 1, 2016 in Danvers. George is survived by his loving wife June. They shared 45 years of marriage together. Born in Winchester on September 13, 1941, he was the son of George Sr. and Marion Muse. The oldest of four siblings, Robert Muse, Peter Muse, Katherine Muse, he graduated from Reading High School in 1960...
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Diane Marie Boyd

July 28, 2016

MIDDLETON- Mrs. Diane Marie Boyd 53 of Middleton, beloved wife of the late Edward David Boyd, died Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at Lahey Clinic in Burlington following a lengthy illness. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of Barbara (Wightman) (Arsenault) Hogan and the late John Hogan. She was raised and educated in Wakefield and was a graduate of Wakefield High School. Mrs. Boyd had...
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Patricia (Paul) Harrington

July 27, 2016

METHUEN- Mrs. Patricia (Paul) Harrington 69, of Methuen, formerly of Middleton, beloved wife of Paul "Mike" Harrington, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Brighton with her family by her side. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of Marion (Flynn) Paul of Peabody and the late William Paul. She was raised and educated in Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody...
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