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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

Andrew Baumgartner

May 26, 1947 - November 21, 2017

TOPSFIELD - Andrew Baumgartner of Topsfield, a non-profit director, fierce advocate for those with disabilities, loyal family member and friend, teller of bad jokes, photographer, sports lover, and all-around mischief maker, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Sea View Retreat in Rowley, Massachusetts. Andrew leaves his wife, Sally Ann MacDonald, and the light of his life his...
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Linda L. (Mason) LaBonte

November 20, 2017

SALEM – Mrs. Linda L. (Mason) LaBonte 71, of Salem, formerly of Peabody, beloved wife of the late Norman George LaBonte, died Monday, November 20, 2017 at Grosvenor Park Nursing Home in Salem. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Norman and Mary (Galvin) Mason. She was raised and educated in Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody High School. She continued her education...
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Dewey Kenneth Lewis , Jr.

January 27, 1928 - November 19, 2017

MIDDLETON – Mr. Dewey Kenneth Lewis Jr. of Middleton, beloved husband of the late Georgia (Dresios) Lewis, died Sunday, November 19, 2017 at his home. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Dewey K. Sr. and Gertrude F. (Perkins) Lewis. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of the former Holten High School. During High School he was a member of the Lewis Boys Band and...
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Mark David Leslie

December 12, 1957 - November 18, 2017

DANVERS – Mr. Mark D. Leslie, 59, of Danvers, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in New London, CT, he was the son of the late John F. and Mary (Wilson) Leslie. Raised and educated in Connecticut, he was a graduate of Waterford High School, the University of Rhode Island (Bachelor's Degree), and Southeastern Massachusetts University ...
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Victoria Ann (Zorzy) O'Brien

December 1, 1959 - November 14, 2017

BEVERLY – Mrs. Victoria Ann (Zorzy) O'Brien, 57 of Beverly, beloved wife of Paul O'Brien passed away on November 14, 2017 at Beverly Hospital with her loving family by her side. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Ann Marie (McKay) Zorzy. Raised and educated in Marblehead, she was a graduate of Marblehead High School and continued her education in Hairdressing. A...
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Rita Ann (Marotta) Stevens

November 13, 2017

BOXFORD – Mrs. Rita Ann (Marotta) Stevens 90, of Boxford, beloved wife of the late John Stevens, died Monday, November 13, 2017 at Courville Nursing Home in Manchester, N.H. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late George and Alpha (Bruno) Marotta. She was raised and educated in Malden and was a graduate of Malden High School. She continued her education at Secretarial School in...
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John Robert Mullarkey Sr.

November 11, 2017

MIDDLETON - Mr. John Robert Mullarkey, 86, formerly of Middleton, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Masconomet Healthcare Center in Topsfield, surrounded by his family. Born and raised in Peabody, John was the son of the late John Joseph Mullarkey and Agnes Spencer Mullarkey. John graduated from Peabody Vocational High School in 1950 and worked at his father's auto repair station...
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A. Andrew Beaulieu

February 8, 1933 - November 10, 2017

SOUTH EASTON – Mr. A. Andrew Beaulieu 84, of South Easton, formerly of Beverly and Clearwater Florida., beloved husband of Barbara (Dederick) Beaulieu, died peacefully Saturday, Nov. 10, 2017 at his home. Born in Beverly, he was the son of the late George and Blanche (Bouchard) Beaulieu. He was raised and educated in Beverly and was a graduate of Beverly High School, class of 1952. An...
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Albert J. Young

December 18, 1933 - November 9, 2017

BEVERLY - Albert J. Young died on November 9, 2017 at the age of 83 years. A true New Yorker, he first lived in Ridgewood and later in Middle Village, Albertson and Glendale. Albert was loved dearly by his sister, Lucy, his children, Christine and Kathleen, and his granddaughter, Hope. Albert served his country aboard an aircraft carrier in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was very...
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Kenneth B. Randall, Jr.

November 7, 2017

BEVERLY – Mr. Kenneth B. Randall, Jr., 83 of Beverly, beloved husband of Cecilia (O'Connor) Randall passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at The Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Riverhead, New York he was the son of the late Kenneth B. and Sarah J. (Pugsley) Randall. Raised and educated in Virginia, Kenneth was a graduate of Onancock High School and continued his education...
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Muriel L. (Chase) Houser

February 9, 1925 - November 7, 2017

TOPSFIELD - Mrs. Muriel L. (Chase) Houser, 92, of Topsfield and Boxford, beloved wife of the late Lee V. Houser, passed away peacefully on November 7, 2017 at Watson Fields Assisted Living Home with her loving family by her side. Born in Stoneham, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Louise (Andrews) Chase. She was raised in Melrose and graduated from Melrose High School where she met...
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Anne J. (Rossi) Bellorado

January 2, 1933 - November 5, 2017

MIDDLETON - Mrs. Anne J. (Rossi) Bellorado of Middleton, formerly of Melrose, died peacefully, November 5, 2017. Beloved wife of Laurence F. Bellorado Sr. for 63 years. Devoted mother of Karen Robichaud & husband Rene of Indian Hill, OH., Paula Wolfert DMD & husband Fredrick DeAngelis, Esq. of Lexington, Jan Vernet & husband Richard of Boxford, Laurence Bellorado Jr. & wife Hilari of South...
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Russell B. Johnson

February 7, 1920 - November 4, 2017

PEABODY—Mr. Russell B. Johnson, 97, beloved husband of Joan (Abel) Johnson, died Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Continuing Care at Brooksby Village. Born in Denver Colorado, he was the son of Ivar and Lillian (Swanson) Johnson. His father immigrated from Sweden and his grandparents Frank and Anna Swanson were also Swedish immigrants. Russ was proud of his Swedish heritage and spoke fondly of...
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Daniel Morose

February 25, 1934 - November 2, 2017

MIDDLETON -Mr. Daniel Morose, 83, of Rockport, formerly of Middleton, died Thursday November 2, 2017 at Den Mar Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, following a lengthy illness. Born in Danvers, he was the son of the late Maciej and Salome (Lachowicz) Morose. He was raised and educated in Danvers and later worked on the family dairy farm in Middleton with his brothers and sisters. Dan was a...
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Robert A Pariseau

October 31, 2017

DANVERS - Mr. Robert A. Pariseau, 80, of Hathorne, beloved husband of Jacqueline (Kline) Pariseau, died unexpectedly, Tuesday October 31, 2017 at Beverly Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Peabody, he was the son of the late Robert Sr. and Helen (Crowley) Pariseau. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1955. Robert continued his...
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Richard W. Ulman

October 10, 1941 - October 31, 2017

BOXFORD - Mr. Richard W. Ulman, 76, of Boxford, beloved husband of Kathleen (Hubbs) Ulman, passed away Tuesday October 31, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem he was the son of the late Kenneth and Clare (Morris) Ulman. He was raised and educated in Swampscott and was a graduate of Swampscott High School. Richard continued his education and received his Associates...
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Allan R. Thompson

January 28, 1941 - October 30, 2017

DANVERS - Mr. Allan R. Thompson, 76, of Danvers, beloved husband of Patricia A. (Ross) Thompson, died unexpectedly, Monday October 30, 2017 at Beverly Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Cambridge, he was the son of the late Harry and Alice (McKeever) Thompson. He was raised and educated in Saugus and was a graduate of Saugus High School. An honorably discharged veteran,...
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Ana Maria D. (Donoso Gallardo) Ellis

November 10, 1932 - October 28, 2017

LYNN – Mrs. Ana Maria D. (Donoso Gallardo) Ellis, 84 of Lynn beloved wife of the late Elwood Ellis died Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Landmark at Ocean View in Beverly surrounded by her loving family. Born in Rancagua, Chile, she was the daughter of the late Luis Donoso Martinez and Mercedes (Salinas) Gallardo Donosos. Raised and educated in Chile, she was a High School graduate and...
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Edmond Joseph Theriault, Jr.

July 16, 1935 - October 25, 2017

BEVERLY – Mr. Edmond Joseph Theriault Jr. 82, of Beverly beloved husband of Constance (Montoni) Theriault, died Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Beverly Hospital with his loving family by his side. Born in Beverly, he was the son of the late Edmond J. Sr. and Eileen (Harrington) Theriault. He was raised and educated in Beverly and attended Beverly High School. An honorably discharged...
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Joseph D Norris

August 15, 1967 - October 18, 2017

DANVERS - The heartbroken family of Joseph D. Norris announces his passing on October 18, 2017. His parents, Dennis and Marie (Ruggeri) Norris of Danvers, along with Joe's younger sisters, Kathy and Kim Norris of Danvers know the love he had for his family, relatives and friends. Joe wanted to live, but his long battle with addiction triumphed. Triumphed over his decision-making, AA meetings,...
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Kyle Andrew Kohler

October 8, 1988 - October 17, 2017

DANVERS – On Tuesday October 17th another angel received their wings. Kyle Andrew Kohler passed away unexpectedly at his home in Danvers. Kyle was a movie and music lover from a very young age. Forrest Gump was one of the first movies he memorized and at the worst of times he would remind his loved ones that life was like a box of chocolates, and you just never knew what you were going to...
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Patricia (Norton) Munroe

November 15, 1930 - October 16, 2017

BEVERLY – Mrs. Patricia (Norton) Munroe 86, of Beverly, beloved wife of the late Arthur J. Munroe (who passed away July 14, 2009), died peacefully on Monday, October 16, 2017 after a beautiful family reunion. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Peter J. and Phyllis L. (Osiecka) Norton. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1948....
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Harry Carl Clemson

October 16, 2017

TOPSFIELD – Dr. Harry Carl Clemson PhD 83, of Topsfield, beloved husband of Gracia (White) Clemson, died peacefully Monday, October 16, 2017 at home. Born in Pawtucket, R.I., he was the son of the late Harry C. and Elizabeth G. Clemson. He was raised and educated in Pawtucket and was a graduate of Pawtucket High School. He continued his education at the University of Rhode Island, where he...
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Richard Leo Graham

October 15, 2017

WEYMOUTH – Mr. Richard Leo Graham, 77 formerly of Weymouth and South Boston, a Retired Boston Police Officer, died peacefully Sunday, October 15, 2017. Born in South Boston, he was the son of the late Charles and Emma (Marks) Graham. He was raised and educated in South Boston. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corps. Mr...
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Mark S. Delp

October 9, 2017

PEABODY – Mr. Mark S. Delp 59, of Peabody, beloved husband of Diane M. (LeBoeuf) Delp, died Monday, October 9, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, surrounded by his family. Born in Danvers, he was the son of the late George and Marion (Delp) Delp. He was raised and educated in Salem and Georgetown. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as a member of the...
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Daniel A. "Dan" Wells

December 20, 1966 - October 7, 2017

DANVERS - Mr. Daniel A. Wells, age 50 passed away on October 7, 2017 as the result of a Motorcycle accident. Dan was of Danvers, Cotuit and Acton. Dan was a graduate of Acton/Boxboro High School and attended U Mass Lowell, as a Music/Business major. Music was his life's work and he worked over the years doing private gigs, weddings, birthdays, parties of all kinds. He traveled the world as DJ...
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Webster E. "Spike" Morse, Jr.

October 7, 2017

MIDDLETON - Mr. Webster E. "Spike" Morse Jr. 79, of Middleton, died October 7, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to attend his graveside service which will be held in Oakdale Cemetery, Middleton on Thursday, October 12 at 10:45 A.M. Assisting the family with the arrangements is the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (rte 62...
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Eileen B. (Irving) Desmarais

June 18, 1919 - October 6, 2017

PEABODY - Mrs. Eileen B. (Irving) Desmarais, 98 of Peabody beloved wife of the late Wilfred S. Desmarais, passed away on Friday, October 6th at Grosvenor Park Nursing Center in Salem, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Margaret (McDonald) Irving. She was raised and educated in Salem, attended Salem High School and later graduated from...
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Catherine (Tierney) Doughty

April 9, 1956 - October 3, 2017

LANESVILLE – Mrs. Catherine (Tierney) Doughty of Lanesville (formerly Salem, Danvers and Fort Collins, CO), devoted wife of David G. Doughty Jr., passed away following a brief illness on October 3, 2017. She was 61. Born in Salem, Cathy was the daughter of the late Albert R. and Doris H. (Gelineau) Tierney. She was a 1974 graduate of the accelerated program at Salem High School where she was...
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Therese M. (Masiello) Contrada

October 17, 1929 - September 29, 2017

SAUGUS – Therese M. Contrada (Masiello), 87 formerly of Saugus, E. Boston and the North End passed on September 29, 2017 due to complications from surgery. Born in 1929 in Boston, she grew up in the North End and graduated from St. Mary's High School in Cambridge. It was at this time she began employment as secretary for a manufacturing corporation where she worked for 70 years until her...
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André Michael Veatch

July 29, 1997 - September 29, 2017

DANVERS – Mr. André Michael Veatch, 20 of Danvers, beloved son of Cynthia J. (Bean) and Michael Howard Veatch passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 29th surrounded by his loving family and friends. Raised and educated in Danvers, André attended Danvers Public Schools and was a 2016 graduate of Essex Technical High School, a school which meant more to him than they will ever know....
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Claire Simone (Catherine) Horgan

October 1, 1927 - September 29, 2017

BEVERLY-Claire S. "Simone" (Catherine) Horgan, 89, of Beverly, formerly of Worcester and Nice, France, beloved wife of James T. Horgan, died Friday, September 29, 2017 at Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers surrounded by her loving family. Born in Hanoi, Vietnam she was the daughter of the late Andre and Eugenie (Bernardi) Catherine. She was raised and educated in France before emigrating to...
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Michele Marie (O'Brien) Nowak

February 15, 1963 - September 23, 2017

MIDDLETON – Mrs. Michele Marie (O'Brien) Nowak 54, a Reserve Police Officer with the Boxford and Middleton Police Departments, beloved wife of Mark E. Nowak, died unexpectedly due to a cardiac incident, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 in New Hampshire. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Paul A. and Mary E. (Riley) O'Brien. She was raised and educated in Beverly and was a...
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Edna (Chase) Barrowclough

February 12, 1928 - September 23, 2017

DANVERS- Mrs. Edna (Chase) Barrowclough, 89, of Danvers, died peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late John Arthur Barrowclough. Born in Ayer, she was the daughter of the late Freeman and Mary Edna (Moore) Chase. She was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Holten High School, Class of 1946. Edna continued her education,...
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Louise E. (Phillips) Hartman

April 4, 1946 - September 22, 2017

TOPSFIELD -Mrs. Louise E. Hartman, 71, of Topsfield, formerly of Beverly, passed away Friday, September 22, 2017 at Masconomet Healthcare Center in Topsfield, with her family by her side. Born in Wakefield, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Mildred (Burbank) Phillips. Raised and educated in Wakefield she was a graduate of Wakefield High School. A loving and dedicated mother and...
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Sharon Lee (Margeson) Hayward

September 20, 2017

DANVERS – Mrs. Sharon Lee (Margeson) Hayward 70, of Danvers, beloved wife of Mark Paul Hayward, died Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by her loving family. Born in Malden, she was the daughter of the late Edward M. and Phyllis M. (Ames) Margeson. She was raised and educated in Woburn and was a graduate of Woburn High School, Class of...
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Richard C. Lee

September 18, 2017

SALEM – Mr. Richard C. Lee 72, of Salem, retired Sergeant of the Peabody Police Department, beloved husband of Janice (Almeida) Lee, died Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Robert C. and Doris (Huntress) Lee. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High...
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Phyllis M. (Osgood) Gonet

September 12, 2017

PEABODY – Mrs. Phyllis M. (Osgood) Gonet, 92, of Peabody, beloved wife of the late John J. Gonet, died Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Brooksby Village in Peabody. Born in Peabody, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Laura (Peabody) Osgood. Raised and educated in Peabody she was a graduate of Peabody High School. She met her future husband John J. Gonet while working at Sylvania...
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Margaret A. (MacDonald) Herlihy

September 12, 2017

DANVERS – Mrs. Margaret A. (MacDonald) Herlihy 58 of Danvers, died peacefully Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Twin Oaks Nursing Home in Danvers surrounded by her loving family. Born in Woburn, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Joan (Parker) MacDonald. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. Mrs. Herlihy was a devoted care giver throughout...
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Bruce Edgar Dillingham

September 18, 1925 - September 10, 2017

PEABODY - Bruce Edgar Dillingham, formerly of Fairfield Ct., passed away peacefully on September 10, 2017. He was predeceased by his wife, Catherine K. Dillingham, in 2014 after they had moved to Brooksby Village in Peabody, MA. Bruce was born on September 18, 1925, the son of Herman Louis Dillingham and Mary Perkins Dillingham. He entered Colgate University following his graduation from...
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Barbara A. (DeLong) Hawkes

September 9, 2017

PEABODY – Mrs. Barbara A. (DeLong) Hawkes 92, of Brooksby Village Peabody, formerly of Marblehead, beloved wife of the late William Hawkes, died peacefully Saturday, Sept 9, 2017 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston following a brief illness. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Edward S. DeLong and Eva Aline (Gantert) Gallager. She was raised...
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Todd Anderson Brewer

September 8, 2017

MIDDLETON - Mr. Todd A. Brewer, 46, of Middleton, died Friday September 8, 2017, at Beverly Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Summit, New Jersey he was the beloved son of Lee Carleton and Evelyn Margaret (Smith) Brewer. Todd was a graduate of Masconomet Regional High School class of 1990 and continued his education receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree from Northeastern...
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Barbara "Bobbie" (McDermott) O'Brien

September 5, 2017

"Oh Danny Boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling…" TOPSFIELD - Barbara "Bobbie" (McDermott) O'Brien, 48-year resident of Topsfield and recently of Middleton, passed peacefully to heaven at home on September 5, 2017. Bobbie arrived as an early family Christmas present in December 1930 in Fitchburg, MA. She was the beloved wife of Bill for 63 years, and the adored, youngest daughter of the...
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Timothy Christian "Tim" Glendinning

October 27, 1996 - September 5, 2017

BOXFORD - Mr. Timothy Christian "Tim" Glendinning, 20, of Boxford, died unexpectedly, following a tragic accident with a motor vehicle on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 in Beverly. Born in Beverly he was the beloved son of Timothy and Barbara Jean (Barker) Glendinning. Raised and educated in Boxford, he attended the Cole School, the Spofford School and was a graduate of Masconomet Regional High...
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Ann M. (Silke) Fournier

September 2, 2017

DANVERS – Mrs. Ann M. (Silke) Fournier 78, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Robert R. Fournier, died Saturday, September 2, 2017 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading following a brief illness. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Mary M. (Fallon) Silke and Patrick J. Silke. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1956...
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Merelyn (Townsend) Adams

July 3, 1940 - September 2, 2017

TOPSFIELD - Merelyn L. Adams, age 77, died unexpectedly on September 2, 2017 at Beverly Hospital. Merelyn was born on July 3, 1940 in Binghamton, NY. She grew up in Hempstead, NY and graduated from Uniondale High School. She and her late ex-husband, George Adams, lived in South Salem, NY for many years where they raised their two daughters, Dianna and June. During that time, Merelyn worked...
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Geraldine E. (Brundage) Soper

November 21, 1941 - September 1, 2017

GROVELAND - Mrs. Geraldine E. (Brundage) Soper 75, of Groveland, MA, beloved wife of Douglas M. Soper, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2017 at Beverly Hospital with her family by her side. Born on November 24, 1941 in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Martha (Thomas) Brundage. She was raised and educated in Beverly, MA. A true love story, Geri knew after her...
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Richard A. Tarbox

September 1, 2017

BOXFORD – Mr. Richard A. Tarbox, 81 of Boxford, beloved husband of M. Elaine (Prouty) Tarbox died, Friday, September 1, 2017 at Brightview in Danvers. Born in Fitchburg, he was the son of the late Harold and Charlotte (Countway) Tarbox. Raised and educated in Quincy, he was a graduate of Quincy High School and continued his education at Northeastern University, earning both his Bachelor's...
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Michael John Grove

January 12, 1982 - August 26, 2017

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Mr. Michael John Grove, 35, of Chattanooga, Tennessee died Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Erlanger Healthcare Center following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Windham, Connecticut, he was the son of Carol Oberti Grove. He was raised and educated in Staunton, Virginia and was a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School in Staunton. A loving son, brother, grandson,...
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Calista M. (Folsom) Greenough

June 27, 1926 - August 24, 2017

DANVERS - Mrs. Calista M. (Folsom) Greenough, 91, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Mager R. Greenough, died Thursday, August 24, 2017, at Putnam Farm Assisted Living in Danvers surrounded by her loving family. Born in Salem, Calista was the youngest daughter of the late John R. and Mary Ann (Lee) Folsom. She was raised and educated in Salem. She graduated from Salem Classical High School...
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Donald Wildes

August 23, 2017

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Mr. Donald Wildes, 59, of Portsmouth, N.H.formerly of Lynn and Essex, beloved husband of Carolyn (Silva) Wildes, died Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Clipper Harbor, Portsmouth, with his wife by his side, following a lengthy illness. Born in Beverly, he was the son of Gordon J. Wildes Sr., and the late Mary (Mosko) Wildes. He was raised and educated in Essex prior to moving...
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Patricia Ann (Coté) Day

August 23, 2017

SALEM – Mrs. Patricia Ann (Coté) Day 75, of Salem, former wife of the late Page T. Day Sr., died unexpectedly August 23, 2017 at Salem Hospital. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Alphonse and Marguerite (Smith) Coté. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, class of 1959. Mrs. Day spent a 30-year career working for the Telephone...
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Robert A. Tuttle

February 16, 1930 - August 22, 2017

PEABODY – Mr. Robert A. Tuttle, 87 of Peabody, beloved husband of Frances T. (Tetreault) Tuttle, passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Charles A. and Florence (Very) Tuttle. Raised and educated in Middleton Robert attended Middleton Public Schools. An honorably discharged Veteran, Robert proudly...
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Mildred Frances (Nutile) Beeler

September 24, 1928 - August 19, 2017

IPSWICH – Mrs. Mildred Frances (Nutile) Beeler 88, of Ipswich, beloved wife of the late F. Sherman Beeler Jr., died Saturday, August 19th, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family following a prolonged illness. Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Angelina (Marotta) Nutile. She was raised and educated in Chelsea and was a graduate of Chelsea High School,...
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Winston James Rose

August 18, 2017

GROVELAND – Mr. Winston James Rose 90, of Groveland, formerly of West Boxford, beloved husband of Sally Lou (Hilton) Rose, died unexpectedly Friday, August 18, 2017. Born in Hartford, Vermont, he was the son of the late Anthony and Myrtle (Blood) Rose. He was raised and educated in Hartford, VT and was a graduate of Hartford High School. He continued his education at Tufts...
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Diane (Rubchinuk) LeBlanc

August 17, 2017

SEABROOK, N.H. - Mrs. Diane (Rubchinuk) LeBlanc, 74, of Seabrook, NH, formerly of Danvers, beloved wife of Gerald J. LeBlanc, died Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the Maplewood Nursing Center, Amesbury surrounded by her loving family. Born in Lawrence, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Marcella (Hebb) Rubchinuk. She was raised in Middleton and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of...
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Robert R. Raney, Jr.

August 30, 1954 - August 17, 2017

PEABODY - Mr. Robert R. Raney Jr., 62, of Peabody, died Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House surrounded by his loving family. Born in Peabody, he was the son of Robert R. and Ann M. (Illingworth) Raney. Raised and educated in Peabody he was a graduate of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School class of 1972. An honorably discharged veteran, Mr. Raney proudly served his...
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Martha (Rozinsky) Soshnick

August 11, 2017

ROCKPORT - Martha (Rozinsky) Soshnick, of Rockport, MA and Sanibel, FL, beloved wife of the late Julian Soshnick, with whom she married in 1957 and enjoyed 43 years of marriage, died Friday, August 11, 2017 at the age of 83. Born in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Anne Rozinsky. Martha began her career with Catalyst, where she was a social worker for the welfare...
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Dorothy A. "Dolly" (Prescott) Pennell

October 30, 1943 - August 7, 2017

DANVERS – Mrs. Dorothy A. "Dolly" (Prescott) Pennell 73, of Danvers, formerly of Salem and Middleton, beloved wife of the late Walter Pennell, died August 7, 2017 at Beverly Hospital. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Barbara (Armstrong) Prescott. She was raised and educated in Middleton and attended both Salem High School and Masconomet Regional High School. ...
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Elizabeth (DeRienzo) Cataldo

August 5, 2017

MIDDLETON – Mrs. Elizabeth (DeRienzo) Cataldo 88, formerly of Middleton, beloved wife of the late Philip Cataldo, died Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Bear Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation in Stoneham. Born in East Boston, she was the daughter of the late Francesco and Cesira (Guarini) DeRienzo. She was raised and educated in East Boston. Mrs. Cataldo was devoted to her family. She took...
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David Austin Wilkins

August 4, 2017

DANVERS – Mr. David Austin Wilkins 91 of Danvers, husband of the late Charlotte (Pope) Wilkins, died Friday, August 4, 2017 at Essex Park Nursing Home in Beverly. Born in Peabody, he was the son of the late Frank and Effie (Allison) Wilkins. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of the former Holten High School, Class of 1943. An honorably discharged veteran, he...
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Delbert L. Hunter

August 4, 2017

BEVERLY - Mr. Delbert L. Hunter, 92, of Beverly, formerly of Wilmington and Safety Harbor, Florida, beloved husband of Theresa E. (Beaudry) Hunter, died Friday August 4, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Born in Hugo, Colorado, he was the son of the late Roy and Alethea (Dryden) Hunter. He was raised in Indiana, a graduate of Vincennes High School class of 1943. An...
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George Delp

August 4, 2017

BEVERLY – Mr. George "GW" Delp 81, of Beverly, beloved husband of the late Marion (Delp) Delp, died Friday, August 4, 2017. Born in Peabody, he was the son of the late George H. and Pearl (Wren) Delp. He was raised and educated in Peabody and attended the Peabody School System. An honorably discharged veteran, George served his country as a member of the United States Navy during the...
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Mary V. (McKinnon) Brown

August 3, 2017

PEABODY – Mrs. Mary V. (McKinnon) Brown 88, of Peabody formerly of Everett, beloved wife of the late Walter Brown, died Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Brudnick Center for Living in Peabody. Born in Everett, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Gertrude (Morgan) McKinnon. She was raised and educated in Everett and was a graduate of Everett High School. Mrs. Brown had been employed...
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Duncan Smith

August 2, 2017

PEABODY - Mr. Duncan Smith, 88, of Peabody, died August 2, 2017, surrounded by his family and friends. Designated a 'Great Bostonian' by Mayor Kevin White's Boston Jubilee 350 Committee, he had a long career in the museum and design professions around Boston & New England. Duncan was known for his quick wit, political insight, and ability to communicate complex ideas in both pen and voice; he...
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Mary Jean (MacKenzie) Jaworski

July 29, 2017

DANVERS - Mrs. Mary Jean (MacKenzie) Jaworski, 86, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Edmund Jaworski, died Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Masconomet Healthcare Center, Topsfield. Born in Danvers, she was the daughter of the late Norman and Mary (Pzuluka) MacKenzie. She was raised and educated in Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody High School. Jean continued her education at North Shore...
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Paul A Restuccia

July 28, 2017

BOSTON - Mr. Paul A. Restuccia 65, of Boston died Friday, July 28, 2017 at his home following an extended illness. Born in Everett, he was the son of Salvatore and Eleanor (Barletta) Restuccia. He was raised and educated in Melrose and was a graduate of Boston College High School, Class of 1969. He continued his education at Brandis University, graduating in 1973 and earned a Master's Degree...
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Louise H. Riley

July 27, 2017

DANVERS - Louise H. Riley, wife of late Nelson F. Riley of Danvers married 63 years, passed away on July 27th, 2017. Louise was born in Methuen, the daughter of a prominent dairy farmer, the late Morris S. Hill and the late Helen Rother Hill. Louise graduated from Edward F. Searles High School in Methuen and also the Katherine Gibbs School, Boston. Louise sang in the choir of the Vine...
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Lois (Lyons) Brophy

July 12, 1932 - July 27, 2017

BEVERLY – Mrs. Lois (Lyons) Brophy 85, of Beverly, beloved wife of John J. Brophy, died peacefully Thursday, July 27, 2017. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Martin and Mary E. (Bresnahan) Lyons. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1950. She received her teaching degree from Bridgewater Teachers College in...
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Sarah L. Klein

August 28, 1981 - July 23, 2017

BEVERLY - Ms. Sarah Lynne Klein 35, of Beverly, died unexpectedly July 23, 2017 at her home. Born in Danvers, she was the daughter of Charles Klein and the late Sheree L. (Delp) Klein - Doherty and step-daughter of the late Steve Doherty. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem high School, class of 1999. She continued her education at Salem State University. ...
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Frank J. Vistorino

July 22, 2017

TOPSFIELD – Mr. Frank J. Vistorino 95, of Topsfield, beloved husband of the late Eva Lucille (Lambert) Vistorino, died Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Putnam Farm in Danvers. Born in Peabody, he was the son of the late Giovanni and Angelina (Squillario) Vistorino. He was raised and educated in Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody High School, class of 1939. He continued his education at...
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Glenna A. (Roode) (Sullivan) O'Hara

September 25, 1922 - July 20, 2017

MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA – Mrs. Glenna A. (Roode) (Sullivan) O'Hara, 94, of Manchester-by-the-Sea, beloved wife of the late Daniel J. O'Hara, died Thursday, July 20, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Middleton, she was the daughter of the late Herbert C. and Lois A. (Hilton) Roode. Raised and educated in Danvers, she was a graduate of the former Holten High School,...
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Richard Wysopal

July 17, 2017

GEORGETOWN - Mr. Richard Wysopal, 79, beloved husband of Mrs. Carol Ann Wysopal died Monday, July 17, 2017 at Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, Massachusetts. Born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut, he was the son of the late Carl Wysopal and Tessie (Postus) Wysopal. He graduated from Boardman Trade School with a specialty in carpentry, class of 1956. He continued his education...
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Mary Ellen Belmore

July 15, 2017

DANVERS - Mrs. Mary Ellen (Mills) Belmore, 85, of Danvers, died peacefully, July 15, 2017 after a short stay at Ledgewood Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Beverly. She was the devoted wife of the late Robert M. Belmore with whom she shared 24 years of marriage. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late William P. and Ruth E. (Wonson) Mills of Rockport. Mary Ellen was a...
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Carolyn R. (Proud) Page

July 13, 2017

THE VILLAGES, FLORIDA – Mrs. Carolyn R. Page, 71, passed from this life Thursday, July 13, 2017 in The Villages, FL after a brief illness. Born in Danvers, MA, she was the daughter of the late Owen and Alice (Gilman) Proud. Carolyn was a graduate of Danvers High School and the Andover Institute. She was a billing clerk for Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA and Harvard Medical, Boston, MA. ...
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Herbert A. Rouisse

July 13, 2017

TOPSFIELD - Dr. Herbert A. Rouisse, 92, of Peabody formerly of Topsfield, beloved husband of the late Marjorie J. (Anderson) Rouisse died Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Continuing Care at Brooksby Village, Peabody. Born in Leominster, he was the son of the late Eugene A. and Laura (Pratt) Rouisse. He was raised and educated in Leominster and was Valedictorian of his graduating High School Class. ...
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Charles Pennell

August 11, 1918 - July 11, 2017

DANVERS – Charles Pennell, longtime resident of Danvers, beloved husband of 57 years to the late Helen P. (Doig) Pennell, died peacefully on July 11, 2017, one month before his 99th birthday. Born in East Boston, he was the son of the late John C. and Adeline E. (Haskell) Pennell. Raised and educated in East Boston, he graduated as valedictorian of the class of 1935 from East Boston High...
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Anne Marie Pollock

July 4, 2017

PHOENIX, ARIZONA – Anne Marie Pollock, 71, died Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at the home of caring friends in Phoenix, Ariz. Her positive, can-do spirit was an inspiration to all who knew her. She will be dearly missed. She was born in Danvers, Mass., on December 20, 1945, a daughter of Lyman Harris Pollock and Miriam (MacLean) Pollock. She graduated from Danvers High School in 1963 and...
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Gregory William Benjamin

July 4, 2017

DANVERS – Mr. Gregory William Benjamin 49, of Danvers, died Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 at his home. Born in Methuen he was the son of Rodger R. and Joan Ellen (Bartley) Benjamin. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Danvers High School. He continued his education at Wentworth Institute where he earned his degree in Welding. Mr. Benjamin had been employed as a...
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David Alan Gotts

July 2, 2017

DANVERS – Mr. David Alan Gotts 84, of Danvers, beloved husband of the late Janette (Anger) Gotts, died unexpectedly Sunday, July 2, 2017 at Beverly Hospital. Born in Buffalo, New York, he was the son of the late Raymond and Sylvia (Wagner) Gotts. He was raised and educated in Buffalo and was a graduate of Kensington High School. Upon graduation from High School, Mr....
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James M. Herlihy, Jr.

July 1, 2017

DANVERS – Mr. James M. Herlihy Jr. 46, of Danvers, died unexpectedly, July 1st, 2017 at Beverly Hospital. Born in Salem, he was the son of Janet C. (Learoyd) Ingalls of Florida and James M. Herlihy Sr of Danvers. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Danvers High School. He continued his education at Johnson & Wales College. With an entrepreneurial...
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Yvonne F. (Mallett) Abate

July 1, 2017

SAUGUS - Mrs. Yvonne F. (Mallett) Abate, 73, of Saugus, formerly of Everett, beloved wife of the late Lewis Abate, died Saturday, July 1, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Everett she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Pauline Mallett. She was raised and educated in Everett and was a graduate of Everett High School. Yvonne continued her education and received her...
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Franklin J. Babin

October 23, 1925 - June 24, 2017

BOXFORD - Franklin J. Babin 91, of Boxford, a retired gardener, husband of Rita L. (Smith) Babin, died Saturday, June 24th, 2017 at Lawrence General Hospital in Lawrence. Born in Ft. Kent, ME, son of the late Charles and Eva (Martin) Babin, he was raised and educated in Caribou, Maine school system. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country during WWII at the Battle of Iwo...
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Anita (Huphman) Rhyno

October 20, 1920 - June 22, 2017

TOPSFIELD - Mrs. Anita (Huphman) Rhyno, 96, of Topsfield, beloved wife of the late Stanley G. Rhyno, died Thursday June 22, 2017, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. Born on October 20, 1920, in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Lewis A. and Effie (Monroe) Huphman; she was raised and educated in Nova Scotia. Anita and Stanley were married November...
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Joseph R. Pugia, Sr.

December 8, 1936 - June 16, 2017

BOXFORD – Mr. Joseph Ralph Pugia Sr., 80, of Boxford, MA formerly of Herkimer, N.Y., beloved husband of Annetta J. (Farber) Pugia, passed away peacefully, Friday June 16th, 2017 at Lahey Clinic in Burlington following an extended illness. Born in in Herkimer, N.Y., he was the son of the late Ralph and Theresa (Cuda) Pugia. He was raised and educated in Herkimer and was a graduate...
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Carlton L. Hoyt

June 16, 2017

MIDDLETON - Mr. Carlton L. Hoyt, 72, of Middleton, beloved husband of the late Robin (Lanphear) Hoyt, died Friday, June 16, 2017 at Twin Oaks Center, Danvers, following a brief illness. Born in Ipswich, he was the son of the late Carlton B. and Ruth E. (Lee) Hoyt. He was raised in Ipswich and resided in Middleton for many years. Carlton had been employed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts...
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Steven N. Nelson

December 22, 1955 - June 14, 2017

BEVERLY –Steven Nardin Nelson, 61, of Beverly, beloved husband of Penny (Harding) Nelson, died unexpectedly Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Lahey Clinic in Peabody. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, he was the son of Margaret (Webb) Nelson and the late Graham J. Nelson. He was raised and educated in Boxford, attended the Landmark School and was a graduate of Masconomet High School. He continued his...
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Frank A. Nerden

June 12, 2017

DANVERS – Mr. Frank A. Nerden – Born April 27, 1922, Departed this life – June 12, 2017. The loving husband of Hope L. (Damory) Nerden (d. April 4, 2017) Frank passed away to be with his dear wife whom he loved and missed so much. They had been married for 72 years and were residents of Danvers, living at the same address for sixty-five years. Their home had been a gathering place for...
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Dorothy F. (Corbett) McCarthy

June 11, 2017

SALEM - Mrs. Dorothy F. (Corbett) McCarthy, 98, of Salem, beloved wife of the late Thomas J. McCarthy, died Sunday, June 11, 2017 at The Lafayette in Marblehead, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Lynn July 19, 1918 she was the daughter of Francis C. and Mary E. (Burke) Corbett. She attended Lynn schools and graduated from English High School class of 1936. Dorothy married Thomas J....
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Thomas Joseph McKrell

November 28, 1969 - June 9, 2017

LYNNFIELD - Thomas Joseph McKrell, Ph.D. , of Lynnfield, MA, died on June 9, 2017. He was 47. Tom, as family, friends, and colleagues called him, was the youngest of five children born to Barbara and Richard McKrell. Inventive and independent, he had an inquiring mind and an eagerness to learn about people and the world around him. As a young student, he dedicated himself to his studies and...
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Harry W. Lear, Jr.

June 9, 2017

TOPSFIELD – Mr. Harry W. Lear, Jr. passed away with his family at his side on Friday, June 9th, 2017 at age 82. Raised in Danvers, Harry was the son of the late Harry and Grace (Smith) Lear. He grew up at the Lear Farm and graduated with Danvers High School's class of 1952. Growing up, Harry would be seen riding his bike back and forth to school while carrying his sousaphone! His love of...
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Maureen Theresa (Douglas) Cibelli

June 2, 2017

PEABODY – Mrs. Maureen Theresa (Douglas) Cibelli 87, of Peabody, beloved wife of the late Raffaele Cibelli, died Friday, June 2nd, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, following a lengthy illness. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, she was the daughter of the late John and Annie (O'Neill) Douglas, sister of the late Kevin, Richard, John, Jimmy, Kate, Greta, Carmel,...
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Loren Morris Wood

May 31, 2017

BOXFORD - Loren Morris Wood, 87, of Boxford MA passed away May 31, 2017 due to complications from Parkinson's disease. Loren was born on April 16, 1930 to the late Professor Elwin and Mabel Wood of Tucson, AZ. Loren is survived by his wife of 58 years, Sally Ann Hall Wood; daughters: Sarah Hutchinson (Andy) of Dunstable, MA; Ann Mead (E.J.) of Topsfield, MA; Laura Wood (Shannon) of Arlington, MA;...
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Steven D. Killam

July 11, 1957 - May 31, 2017

DANVERS- Mr. Steven D. Killam 59, of Danvers, beloved husband of Margaret (Amico) Killam, died Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at his home after a lengthy illness. Born in Danvers, he was the son of the late Floyd and Pola (Chung) Killam. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Danvers High School, Class of 1975. While in High School, Steven was an exceptional athlete and was a...
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Patricia Anne (Owens) (Coleman) Clements

July 29, 1931 - May 27, 2017

TOPSFIELD – Mrs. Patricia Anne (Owens) (Coleman) Clements 85, of Topsfield, beloved wife of the late George C. Clements and former wife of Robert F. Coleman, died Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at Seaview Retreat in Rowley. Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Joseph P. and Eleanor A. (Moore) Owens. She was raised and educated in Somerville and was a graduate of Mt. St. Joseph...
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Eleanor H. (Johanson) Sorensen

April 27, 1931 - May 25, 2017

BOXFORD - Mrs. Eleanor H. (Johanson) Sorensen 86, of Boxford, beloved wife of the late Walter Sorensen, died, Thursday, May 25, 2017. Born in East Boston, she was the daughter of the late Hilmer and Aagot (Aanensen) Johanson. She was raised and educated in Stoneham. Mrs. Sorensen had been employed in the shipping department of the former Schraffs Candy Company in Boston for many years. ...
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Gertrude (Shepard) Burnham

May 20, 2017

PEABODY - Mrs. Gertrude (Shepard) Burnham, 89, of Peabody, formerly of Danvers, died Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Kaplan Family Hospice House, surrounded by her loving family. Born in St. Albans, Vermont, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Eva (Gosselin) Shepard. Mrs. Burnham had been employed in the Housekeeping Department at Blakedale Nursing Home and Twin Oaks Nursing and...
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Richard Bochynski, Sr.

May 18, 2017

BEVERLY – Mr. Richard "Dick" Bochynski 68, beloved husband of Diane M. (Eaton) Bochynski, died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem he was the son of Louis Bochynski Sr. of Beverly and the late Angela (Grasso) Bochynski. He was raised and educated in Beverly and was a graduate of Beverly High School, class of 1968. An honorably...
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Joyce E. (Therault) Nelson

May 16, 2017

PEABODY – Mr. Joyce E. (Therault) Nelson 82, of Peabody, beloved wife of the late Robert Nelson, died unexpectedly Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at her home. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Epiphany and Annette (Loranger) Therault. She was raised and educated in Salem. Mrs. Nelson had been employed with G.T.E. Sylvania at the Boston Street Plant for many years until the time...
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Carol Lee (Cretecos) Conklin

October 29, 1954 - May 15, 2017

BOXFORD- Mrs. Carol Lee (Cretecos) Conklin 62, beloved wife of Richard F. Conklin Jr., died May 15th, 2017 at Mass General Hospital in Boston after a courageous battle with cystic fibrosis. Born in Saugus, she was the daughter of Yvonne (Albanese) Cretecos and the late George A. Cretecos Sr, who passed away May 13th, 2017. She was raised and educated in Lynn and Danvers and was a...
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