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


Our Obituaries

Joyce (Lidstone) Thornburg

December 2, 2016

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 at...
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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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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

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 attended Salem...
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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

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 was well...
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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

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 been...
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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

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 discharged...
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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

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 employed in the...
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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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Jackson Oliver Welsh

July 26, 2016

TOPSFIELD- Mr. Jackson Oliver Welsh, 91, of Topsfield, beloved husband of Barbara Lovewell (Grigg) Welsh, died peacefully July 26, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Frederick, Maryland, he was the son of the late Oliver Owings and Bernice (Buckingham) Welsh. He was raised and educated in Mt. Airy, Maryland and was a graduate of Mt. Airy High School. After high school, he...
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Mary J. (Cassese) Saunders

July 23, 2016

DANVERS- Mrs. Mary J. (Cassese) Saunders, age 91, a longtime Danvers resident, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 23, 2016, surrounded by her family. She was the wife for 50 years of the late Leroy W. Saunders. Born in Danvers, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Lucy (Caporale) Cassese. Mary enjoyed working with her son, Keith, at Welch Florist in Lynn. She and Leroy...
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Ethel E. (Mack) Lee

July 21, 2016

MIDDLETON-Mrs. Ethel E. (Mack) Lee 102, of Middleton, beloved wife of the late Robert Lee, died, Thursday, July 21, 2016. Born in Lexington, Ethel was the daughter of the late Roy and Elizabeth A. (Cavanaugh) Mack. She was raised and educated in Lexington and New Hampshire. She was a graduate of Plymouth State College, Salem State College and Boston University. She earned both her...
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Elaine (Goggin) Stieritz

July 19, 2016

TOPSFIELD- Mrs. Elaine (Goggin) Stieritz 93, of Topsfield, beloved wife of the late William G. Stieritz, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at her home. Born in Orono, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Francis J. and Eva Estelle (Marcho) Goggin. As a young girl, Elaine was raised on her grandfather's farm in Orono, Maine. Upon his passing she moved with her family to Massachusetts. She was a...
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Martha G. (Garland) Wroblewski

July 17, 2016

VERO BEACH, FL- Mrs. Martha G. (Garland) Wroblewski 98, of Vero Beach, Florida, formerly of Danvers, beloved wife of 54 years to the late Theodore Wroblewski, died Sunday, July 17th, 2016. Born in Manchester, New Hampshire, she was the daughter of the late Russel W. and Alice (Hoitt) Garland. She was raised and educated in Manchester, N.H. and was a graduate of Manchester Central High School,...
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Carolyn A. Merrow

July 16, 2016

PEABODY- Mrs. Carolyn A. Merrow, of Peabody, age 89, beloved wife of the late Philip Merrow, died Saturday, July 16th at Hathorne Hill Rehabilitation. Loving mother of Christine Raimondi & her husband Peter of FL & Kimberley Scott & her husband Derrick of MA. Grandmother of Beth Kuschel & her husband Mark & Jessica Coyne & her husband Darren all of FL & Deidre Scott of CA. Her funeral will be...
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John Joseph "Jack" Kelley Sr.

July 14, 2016

PEABODY- Mr. John Joseph "Jack" Kelley Sr. 80, of Brooksby Village, Peabody, beloved husband of the late Margaret Joan (Harding) Kelley, died unexpectedly July 14th, 2016. Born in Somerville, he was the son of the late John J. and Margaret L. (Murphy) Kelley. He was raised and educated in Somerville and was a graduate of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. Mr. Kelley had been employed with...
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Lawrence W. "Larry" Maguire

July 12, 2016

DANVERS- Mr. Lawrence W. "Larry" Maguire, 53, of Danvers, beloved son of Ernest William and Mary Edna (Muise) Maguire, died Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, after a long illness he fought courageously to defeat. Born, raised and educated in Waltham, Larry was a graduate of Waltham Vocational High School where he specialized in Graphic Artistry, Printing and Design. ...
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John D. MacKillop

July 12, 2016

DANVERS- Mr. John D. MacKillop 73, of Danvers, died unexpectedly, July 12, 2016 at Beverly Hospital, surrounded by his loving family and close firends. Born in Gloucester, he was the son of the late John A. and Hope P. (Smith) MacKillop. He was raised and educated in Gloucester and attended Gloucester High School. Mr. MacKillop had been employed at G.T.E. Sylvania for over 30 years until...
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Florence M. (Zwierko) Soboczinski

July 12, 2016

SALEM- Mrs. Florence M. (Zwierko) Soboczinski,88, of Salem, beloved wife of the late Henry J. Soboczinski, with whom she shared 50 years of marriage, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at the North Shore Medical Center, Salem, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Adela (Sziaglo) Zwierko-Stazinski. Raised and educated in Lynn...
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Margaret Elizabeth Ramage

July 10, 2016

PEABODY- Ms. Margaret Elizabeth Ramage, beloved sister and aunt, and devoted friend to many, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. "Peg," as she was known to so many family and friends, was born and raised in Buffalo, New York, one of seven children of the late Robert William and Margaret Howell Ramage. She completed much of her...
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Lois Ann (Kemmer) Sheldon

July 10, 2016

DANVERS - Mrs. Lois Ann (Kemmer) Sheldon 82 of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Charles F. Sheldon, died Sunday, July 10, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Danvers, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Rose M. (Resch) Kemmer. Lois was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Danvers High School, Class of 1951. She continued her education at Beverly...
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Ann Marie (Sbordone) Porcello

July 8, 2016

SALEM- Mrs. Ann Marie (Sbordone) Porcello 81, of Salem, beloved wife of the late William Porcello, died Friday, July 8th, 2016 at Grosvenor Park Nursing Home in Salem. Born in Lynn she was the daughter of the late Frank and Martha (Franco) Sbordone. She was the daughter-in-law of the late Joseph and Catherine (Molina) Porcello. She was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate...
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Nora Lee (McNamara) Smith

July 7, 2016

PEABODY- Nora Lee (McNamara) Smith, of Peabody, MA, passed away peacefully on July 7, 2016, at the age of 89. Born in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, on December 6, 1926, to Howard W. and Martha (Doll) McNamara. Survived by two children, Chrysa Marie (Smith) DaCosta of Topsfield, MA, and Damon G. Smith of New York City; sister Paula (McNamara) Maddalena and brother-in-law Robert Maddalena of Jackson;...
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Ronald A. L'Abbe

July 7, 2016

BEVERLY - Mr. Ronald A. L'Abbe, 88, of Beverly beloved husband of Rosemary (Peachey) L'Abbe, died peacefully Thursday, July 7, 2016 in his home. Born in Peabody, he was the son of the late Alfred and Leonie (Thiboutot) L'Abbe. Raised in Peabody, he attended St. John's Parochial School in Peabody. An honorably discharged Veteran, Mr. L'Abbe proudly served his country during the Korean War...
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Daniel Koban

July 4, 2016

DANVERS- Mr. Daniel Koban 80 of Danvers, died Monday, July 4th, 2016 at the All American Health Care Center in Londonderry, N.H. following a period of failing health. Born in Danvers, he was the son of the late Anthony and Dora (Chocran) Koban. He was raised and educated in Danvers and attended the former Holten High School in Danvers. An honorably discharged veteran, Dan served his...
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Vaughn Leroy Hills

July 3, 2016

DANVERS- Mr. Vaughn Leroy Hills 91, of Danvers, beloved husband of Beverly Jean (Smith) Hills, died July 3rd, 2016 at Beverly Hospital. Born in Rowley, he was the son of the late Basil George and Eva (Marshall) Hills. He was raised in Middleton and was a graduate of the former Holten High School. He continued his education at Wentworth College in mechanical Drafting. An honorably...
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Lois (Johnson) Krall

July 2, 2016

PEABODY- Mrs. Lois (Johnson) Krall, 96, of Brooksby Village, Peabody, beloved wife of Theodore Good, died unexpectedly, July 2nd, 2016 at Lahey Clinic in Peabody. Born in Arlington, California, she was the daughter of the late Frank S. and Mabel H. (Hayward) Johnson. She was raised and educated in Corona, California where she graduated from Corona High School She continued her...
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Josette A. Day

June 29, 2016

SALEM – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Josette Day. After a courageous battle with a serious illness, on June 29, 2016, Josette, 65, passed into eternal life. We will miss her smile, her ability to get to the core of any situation and her wisdom. We will miss her deeply. Although we hope to find peace and comfort in our memories, how we wish there could have been many...
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Sandra Ann (Hooper) Gynan

June 27, 2016

WALTHAM – Mrs. Sandra Ann (Hooper) Gynan, 77, formerly of Boxford, Massachusetts and Greenville, Maine, loving wife of the late Samuel Franklin Gynan and the late Chester Knight Twiss, died peacefully on Monday, June 27, 2016 at Meadow Green Nursing Home in Waltham surrounded by her family. Born in Swampscott, she was the daughter of the late Robert Allan and Edna Elizabeth (MacKinnon)...
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Ruth H. (Pineault) Barry

June 23, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA- Mrs. Ruth H. (Pineault) Barry, 93, of St. Petersburg, Florida, formerly of Danvers and Lynnfield, died June 23, 2016. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late John L. and Anna A. (McManus) Pineault. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of the Phillips Grammar School, Salem High School, Class of 1940, and Salem Hospital School of Nursing. ...
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Barbara Joan (Danzinger) Klein

June 20, 2016

BOXFORD- Mrs. Barbara Joan (Danzinger) Klein 81 of Boxford, cherished wife of the late Joseph R. Klein, entered eternal rest June 20th, 2016. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Barbara was the daughter of the late William and Hilda (Goldman) Danzinger. Raised and educated in Brooklyn, NY, she was a graduate of New York City College. Barbara met Joe when they were both young professionals working...
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Barbara Ann (Trefry) Tangard

June 17, 2016

LYNNFIELD - Mrs. Barbara Ann (Trefry) Tangard, beloved wife of the late Richard "Dick" Tangard died June 17, 2016 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers with family by her side. Barbara was 85 years old and a resident of Lynnfield for 58 years. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late James Curtis and Harriet "Billy" Trefry. She was raised in Lynn and a graduate of Lynn English...
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Sophie (Buczko) Theriault

June 16, 2016

SALEM- Mrs. Sophie (Buczko) Theriault,96, of Salem, beloved wife of the late Henry R. Theriault, died Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Rosewood Nursing Home, surrounded by her family. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Ignacy and Veronica (Brzozowska) Buczko. She was raised and educated in Salem. Mrs. Theriault was a well-known business woman in the City of Salem. She was the...
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Barbara M. (Cross) Slane

June 15, 2016

DANVERS- Mrs. Barbara M. (Cross) Slane, 72, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Robert B. Slane Sr., died peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family on June 15th, 2016. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Charles F. and Elizabeth (Gage) Cross. She was raised and educated in Danvers and was a lifelong resident of the Town of Danvers. Mrs. Slane had been employed...
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Rosalie Grace Sullivan

June 7, 2016 - June 13, 2016

DANVERS - Rosalie Grace Sullivan cherished baby daughter of Cecilia and Matthew Sullivan passed peacefully in their loving arms on June 13, 2016. During her short days on earth, Rosalie touched many lives and gave us a lifetime of love. Her paternal grandparents are Harold and Janice Sullivan. Her maternal grandparents are Camille Papakonstantinou and Richard LaMontagne. Rosalie was the...
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Robert L. Cook

June 12, 2016

PEABODY - Robert Lester Cook, 84, of 12 Abington Ave in Peabody, Massachusetts, beloved husband of Loraine Cook, passed away June 12 after a period of failing health at Beverly Hospital. He was born on April 10, 1932 in Ipswich, Mass., the son of Harold and Lucy Cook. He graduated from Ipswich High School in 1949 and enlisted in the U.S. Army that same year when he was just 17 years old. ...
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Evelyn Ruth (Carli) Lydon

June 10, 2016

MARBLEHEAD- Mrs. Evelyn Ruth (Carli) Lydon 85 of Salem, formerly of Marblehead, beloved wife of the late John Thomas Lydon, died Friday, June 10, 2016 at Lafayette Nursing Home in Marblehead. Born in Buffalo, New York, she was the daughter of the late Armando and Evelyn (Kenneally) Carli. She was raised and educated in Everett and was a graduate of Everett High School. Mrs. Lydon had...
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Joseph J. Bialecki

June 7, 2016

DANVERS – Mr. Joseph J. Bialecki 80, of Danvers, beloved husband of Theresa J. (Sobocinski) Bialecki, died Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Revere, he was the son of the late Henry and Phyllis (Ferraro) Bialecki. He was raised in Revere and was a graduate of St. Rose Catholic School in Chelsea and Everett Trade School. An honorably discharged...
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Paul Richard Barry

June 2, 2016

DANVERS- Mr. Paul Richard Barry 84, of Danvers, beloved husband of Joanne E. Barry, died Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House surrounded by his family. Born in Medford, he was the son of the late Leonard E. and Catherine (Dwyer) Barry. He was raised and educated in Medford and was a graduate of Malden Catholic High School, Class of 1950. An honorably discharged...
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Brian Robert Forster

May 30, 2016

PRESTON, CT- Mr. Brian Robert Forster 51, of Preston, Ct., formerly of Danvers, died unexpectedly, Monday, May 30, 2016 following a brief illness. Born in Salem, he was the son of Robert and Jean (Lusk) Forster. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Danvers High School, Class of 1983. He continued his education at the University of Rhode Island earning his...
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Lawrence Westlin Harding

May 28, 2016

WENHAM- Mr. Lawrence Westlin Harding 87, of Wenham, beloved husband of Carol (Eaton) Harding, died Saturday, May 28th, 2016 at the Chelsea Soldiers Home. Born in Medford, he was the son of the late Edwin K. and Judith (Westlin) Harding. He was raised and educated in Somerville and was a graduate of Somerville High School, class of 1946. He continued his education at Northeastern University...
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Dean E. Wright

May 27, 2016

DANVERS- Mr. Dean E. Wright 59, of Danvers, died unexpectedly Friday, May 27th, 2016 as the result of a medical incident followed by a motor vehicle accident. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Wilfred C. and Jessie (Nichols) Wright. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Danvers High School, Class of 1974. He continued his education at Salem State College. Mr...
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Scott Benjamin Lais

May 25, 2016

TOPSFIELD- Mr. Scott Benjamin Lais, 44, of Topsfield, died May 25, 2016 at his home. Born in Greensboro, North Carolina, he was the son of J. Stephen and Judith Fields Lais. He was raised in Topsfield, and graduated from Shore Country Day School in Beverly and St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers. He continued his education at New York University and earned his undergraduate degree...
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Richard L. Bowker

May 22, 2016

PEABODY- Mr. Richard L. Bowker, 84, of Peabody, beloved husband of the late Ruth A. (Schneider) Bowker, died Sunday May 22, 2016 in the Essex Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Beverly. His funeral Service will be held graveside in Harmony Grove Cemetery, 30 Grove Street, Salem on Tuesday May 24, 2016 at 10:00 A.M.
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Marjorie F. (Garland) O'Donnell

May 20, 2016

SALEM- Mrs. Marjorie F. (Garland) O'Donnell, 89, of Salem, beloved wife of the late Joseph V. O'Donnell, died Friday, May 20th, 2016 at Grosvenor Park Nursing Home in Salem, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Portland, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Harvey E. and Dorothy E. (Tocher) Garland. She was raised and educated in Portland and was a graduate of Portland High School,...
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Reginald James Zwicker

May 18, 2016

Mr. Reginald James Zwicker, 91, of Winchester, H.N. formerly of Salem, beloved husband of the late Evelyn (Robicheau) Zwicker, died Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at the Monadnock Community Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Reginald and Mary (Palmer) Zwicker. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. An honorably...
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Richard R. Crowley

May 18, 2016

HOLLIS, MAINE- Mr. Richard R. Crowley, 67, of Walden Lane, Hollis, Maine beloved husband of Cheryl Johnson Crowley of Hollis, passed away May 18, 2016 at his residence. Born in Salem, July 26, 1948 he was the son of Cortland and Augusta Nelson Crowley. He was raised and educated on the North Shore and attended the City of Lynn schools. Mr. Crowley had been employed in Transportation...
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Roland Edward Bonnette

May 17, 2016

WENHAM – Mr. Roland Edward Bonnette 85, of Wenham, passed away peacefully on May 17, 2016 surrounded by his family. Roland is survived by his wife of 62 years Delphine J. Bonnette, his son David Bonnette and wife Kristin of Wenham, his daughters, Beth Desrochers and husband George of Georgetown, Brenda Bonnette of Plaistow, NH, and Eileen Schneider and her husband Bill of Georgetown. He was...
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Theresa A. (Dennesen) Conville

May 8, 2016

SALEM – Mrs. Theresa A. (Dennesen) Conville, 89, of Salem, beloved wife of the late John L. Conville, passed away on Sunday, May 8th at her home. She will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved her. We are never prepared when we lose someone that we love. The emotions are raw as we recollect on all of the memories. Upon both the happy and sad occasions we had with our loved one....
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