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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

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

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 at the Hogan...
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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

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. McCarthy...
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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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Robert P. Kane

May 1, 1927 - May 14, 2017

LYNNFIELD – Mr. Robert P. Kane (Bob) 90, of Lynnfield, and 46-year resident of Danvers, passed away after a brief illness on May 14, 2017. He was the son of John and Julia (Herlihy) Kane. Loving husband of June (Gosselin) Kane for 72 years, having fallen in love and married as teenagers. He is predeceased by his siblings, Jack, Eleanor, Richie, Muriel and Leo. He is survived by his...
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Winifred Frances (Burke) Coombs

May 14, 2017

PEABODY- Mrs. Winifred Frances (Burke) Coombs 89, of Peabody, beloved wife of Thomas J. Coombs, died Sunday, evening, May 14th, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late John Henry and Margaret (Tyrrell) Burke. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of the former St. James High School in Salem. Mrs. Coombs had...
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Donald H. Jacobson

May 14, 2017

DANVERS – Mr. Donald H. Jacobson 77, of Danvers, beloved husband of Eileen A. (Johnson) Jacobson, died Sunday, May 14, 2017. Born in Cambridge, he was the son of the late Oscar and Anna (Truedsson) Jacobson. He was raised and educated in Stoneham and was a graduate of Stoneham High School and Huntington Preparatory School. He continued his education at Northeastern University. ...
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George Anthony Cretecos, Sr.

May 13, 2017

DANVERS – Mr. George Anthony Cretecos Sr. 89, of Danvers, beloved husband of Yvonne Irene (Albanese) Cretecos, died Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late George John and Mildred E. (McDermott) Cretecos. He was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate of Lynn English High School. He continued his education at...
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Martha (Ough) Briggs

May 12, 2017

ANDOVER - Martha Briggs, 54, of Andover, passed away May 12 2017. She was born in Philadelphia, the youngest of three children to the Very Reverend J. Preston Ough, an Episcopal priest, and Sarah Lee (Beard) Ough, mother and music teacher. After her father passed in 1969, the family moved to West Chester where her mother married Herbert "Doc" Houston in 1975, growing the loving family to six...
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Janet (Mallett) Meade

March 10, 1937 - May 11, 2017

MIDDLETON – Mrs. Janet J. (Mallett) Meade, 80 of Middleton, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Salem she was the daughter of the late Earl and Dorilda (Doiron) Mallett. Raised and educated in Salem, she was a graduate of Salem High School. Mrs. Meade had been employed by General...
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Helen W. (Connell) Gaffey

December 12, 1932 - May 5, 2017

TOPSFIELD – Mrs. Helen Winifred (Connell) Gaffey 84, of Topsfield, beloved wife of the late Patrick Hugh Gaffey, died Friday, May 5th, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, surrounded by her family. Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late William and Ellen (Phelan) Connell. She was raised and educated in Cambridge and was a graduate of Cambridge Ridge and...
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Eunice E. (King) Macdonald

March 27, 1925 - May 5, 2017

DANVERS - Eunice Evelyn (King) Macdonald, at the age of 92, Eunice died peacefully in the comforting presence of her family. Eunice was the beloved wife of Nathaniel Macdonald MD for 68 years. Childhood sweethearts, they met in Danvers, in their teens, and went on to marry and raise their children there. She was proud of her family and loved any opportunity to tell others of their...
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Dorothy M. "Dottie" (O'Leary) Crawford

July 18, 1933 - May 5, 2017

Mrs. Dorothy M. (O'Leary) Crawford, 83, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late James J. Crawford, died Friday May 5, 2017 at Hathorne Hill surrounded by her loving family. Born in Melrose, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Alice (Maguire) O'Leary. She was raised and educated in Melrose and was a graduate of Melrose High School, before moving to Danvers where she raised her family. ...
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Florence E. (Dellapiano) Rawding

July 23, 1923 - May 1, 2017

RAYMOND, N.H. – Mrs. Florence E. (Dellapiano) Rawding 93, of Raymond, N.H., formerly of Boxford, beloved wife of the late Donald W. Rawding, died May 1st, 2017 at her home. Born in Brookline, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Rose (Terino) Dellapiano. She was raised and educated in East Boston and was a graduate of East Boston high School. She continued her education at the...
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Ronald D. Fullerton, Jr.

June 9, 1976 - April 29, 2017

PEABODY – Mr. Ronald D. Fullerton Jr., 40, of Peabody, beloved fiancé of Melanie Ann Rouleau, died unexpectedly April 29, 2017 at his home. Born in Lynn he was the son of Ronald D. Fullerton Sr. and Suzan Louise (Jagodenski) Fullerton both of Beverly. He was raised and educated in Saugus and was a graduate of Saugus High School, Class of 1995. A love of the ocean was instilled in...
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Thomas R. Chambers

September 8, 1930 - April 29, 2017

DANVERS- Mr. Thomas R. Chambers 86 of Danvers, beloved husband of Christel (Johannsen) Chambers, died Saturday, April 29th, 2017. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late George H. and Ruth (Coombs) Chambers. He was raised and educated in Boston and Quincy and was a graduate of North Quincy High School. Mr. Chambers had been employed as a machinist with Kenny Pump in Jamaica Plain for...
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Marie Yvonne (Gallant) Glynn

July 12, 1952 - April 26, 2017

BEVERLY – Mrs. Marie Yvonne (Gallant) Glynn, 64, of Beverly, beloved wife of James K. Glynn, died Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Daughter of the late Joseph and Marie (Curley) Gallant, she was born, raised and educated in Lynn, and graduated from St. Mary's High School in 1970. She continued her education at Salem State College, graduating in 1975...
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Frank Marsden , Jr

April 26, 2017

MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA – Mr. Frank Marsden Jr. of Manchester, Massachusetts, born November 29, 1925 in New Bedford, Massachusetts to Frank Marsden Sr. and Mary Ellen Marsden (both predeceased), passed away April 26, 2017 surrounded by family listening to the music he loved. He was predeceased by his sister Elizabeth Marsden Seckt. He leaves behind his loving wife of more than 54 years, Ann...
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Shelagh C. (Barry) Nelson

April 21, 2017

Danvers-Mrs. Shelagh C. (Barry) Nelson, 53, of Danvers, beloved wife of Alfred E. Nelson, died Friday, April 21, 2017 at Lahey Medical Center, Burlington surrounded by her loving family. Born in Boston she was the daughter of William and Mary Ann (Reale) Barry. She was raised and educated in Danvers. A loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister, Shelagh was most...
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Ethel "Peggy" (Kessaris) Iwanicki

September 18, 1939 - April 18, 2017

MIDDLETON - Mrs. Ethel 'Peggy" (Kessaris) Iwanicki 77, of Londonderry, N.H., formerly of Middleton, beloved wife of the late Robert Thaddeus Iwanicki, died unexpectedly April 18, 2017 at All American Assisted Living Center in Londonderry, N.H. surrounded by her loving family. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late John and Sophie (Drillis) Kessaris. She was raised and educated in...
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Neil Rossman

April 16, 2017

GLOUCESTER - Mr. Neil Charles Rossman, 54, of Gloucester, died unexpectedly Sunday April 16th 2017. He was born in Boston, and was the son of the late Robert M. and Hariette (Stewart) Rossman. He was raised and educated in Boxford and was a graduate of Masconomet Regional High School, class of 1981. Neil was an outstanding athlete in all he did but truly stood out on the football field and...
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Laurent Joseph Benoit, Sr.

July 16, 1927 - April 16, 2017

PEABODY- Mr. Laurent Joseph Benoit Sr. 89, of Brooksby Village, Peabody, formerly of Wakefield, beloved husband of June Veronica (Marquis) Benoit, died Sunday, April 16th, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, he was the son of the late Philippe and Rhea (Paquin) Benoit. He was raised and educated in Woonsocket, R.I. and was a graduate of Clinton...
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Irene D. (Howard) Green

July 31, 1929 - April 13, 2017

DANVERS – Mrs. Irene D. (Howard) Green, 87, of Danvers, beloved wife of 60 years to the late Robert A. Green, died Thursday, April 13, 2017. Born in Wrightsville, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Lorena (Perkins) Howard. She was raised and educated in West Virginia. Mrs. Green had been employed at Richwood Clothes Pin Factory and for many years she had been...
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Ellen (Staverman) Wyrocki

November 16, 1965 - April 11, 2017

DANVERS – Mrs. Ellen Wyrocki, 51 of Danvers, beloved wife of John Wyrocki, died unexpectedly on Monday, April 10, 2017, in Freeport, Maine. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister who will be greatly missed by everyone who's life she touched. Born in Hengelo, Holland, Ellen had a happy childhood competing in horseback riding and raising animals. At sixteen, Ellen...
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Gardner Francis McGregor

April 10, 2017

BOXFORD – Mr. Gardner Francis McGregor, 87, longtime resident of Boxford, passed away on Monday, April 10th at Masconomet Healthcare Center in Topsfield. Born June 13, 1929 in Topsfield, he was the son of the late James Frank and Anne (McGoff) McGregor. Gardner was raised in Topsfield and graduated from Topsfield High School in 1947. Gardner was a U.S. Army veteran. He had an extensive...
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Victor E. Hagan

March 20, 1927 - April 9, 2017

DANVERS – Mr. Victor E. Hagan of Danvers, beloved husband of Louise (Moore) Hagan died peacefully at the age of 90 on Sunday, April 9th at his home in the comforting presence of his wife. Born in Bath, Maine, he was the son of the late Earle and Marjorie (Gray) Hagan. He grew up in Georgetown Maine, graduating from Morse High School in Bath Maine. He enlisted in the Army at the end of...
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Wilfred J Beaulieu

January 17, 1926 - April 9, 2017

DANVERS – Mr. Wilfred J. Beaulieu, 91 years old, passed away on April 9th, 2017. He was devoted to and predeceased by Nancy R. Beaulieu in the summer of 2006. Living on with abundant memories of their dad and their Grumpy are his sons Thomas (Lori Brown) Beaulieu of Santa Monica, CA, Daniel (Jean Perkins) Beaulieu of Rockport and daughter Ruth Ann (Mark) Sandland of Beverly and...
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George Sanford Murphy

April 9, 2017

DANVERS - Mr. George Sanford Murphy, 89, of Danvers, beloved husband of Marie E. (Wilson) Murphy, passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Twin Oaks Nursing Home in Danvers surrounded by his loving Family. Born in Peabody, he was the son of the late Hugh and Helen N. (Smith) Murphy. He was raised and educated in Peabody and attended Peabody Trade School. An honorably...
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Walter J Keenan

April 9, 2017

Walter J. Keenan, 82, of Salem died Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Rosewood Nursing Center surrounded by his loving family. Born in Boston he was the son of the late Frank and Evangeline (Rennehan) Keenan. He was raised and educated in Boston and was a graduate of Boston Latin High School. Walter continued his education receiving his Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Wentworth Institute. An...
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Sallie L. (Gillis) Ramos

October 27, 1940 - April 9, 2017

PEABODY – Mrs. Sallie L. (Gillis) Ramos, 76 of Peabody, died Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Lahey Burlington, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Eleanor (Toft) Gillis. Raised and educated in Salem, she was a graduate of Salem High School. Mrs. Ramos was married to and raised a family with Andres C Ramos, then had been employed at...
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Lindalee A. Muise

April 9, 2017

Miss. Lindalee A. Muise, 68, of Peabody, died peacefully, Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Salem Hospital. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of Harriet (Stanley) Muise and the late Paul Muise. She was raised in Peabody and was a graduate of the John T. Berry School. Miss Muise had been employed as a Greeter at Walmart for several years and took great pride in her work. A longtime resident of...
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Mary A. (Ottaviano) Dinitto

April 5, 2017

DANVERS – Mrs. Mary A. (Ottaviano) Dinitto 95, of Danvers, formerly of Mashpee, beloved wife of the late Cosmo H. Dinitto Sr., died Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 at Twin Oaks Nursing Home in Danvers. Born in Somerville, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Carmine (Jannetti) Ottaviano. She was raised and educated in Somerville. Mrs. Dinitto had been employed with the Somerville...
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Douglas D. Phinney III

November 9, 1971 - April 4, 2017

BEVERLY – Mr. Douglas D. Phinney III, 45, of Beverly died Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Beverly Hospital. Born in Salem he was the son of the late Douglas D. Phinney Jr. and Katherine (Wright) Glover. Raised and educated in Danvers, he was a graduate of Danvers High School class of 1991. Mr. Phinney had worked with an exotic pet store where his love for exotic animals was portrayed in the...
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Hope L. (Damory) Nerden

June 14, 1924 - April 4, 2017

DANVERS - Mrs. Hope L. (Damory) Nerden - Born – June 14, 1924, Departed this life – April 4, 2017. Loving wife of 72 years to Frank A. Nerden, passed away peacefully, while comforted by her loving family. Hope and Frank have been residents of Danvers for sixty-five years, living at the same address. Their home has been a gathering place for friends and family because of the warmth, love,...
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Judith A. (Jaques) Bowen

April 13, 1945 - April 2, 2017

KITTERY, MAINE – Mrs. Judith (Jaques) Bowen, age 71 of Kittery, ME., formerly of Ipswich, beloved wife of Rupert C. Bowen, died of lung cancer on April 2, 2017 at her home. She was born April 13, 1945 in Worcester, to the late Leigh F. and Janet M. (Babcock) Jaques. She was a graduate of Dover High School in Dover, NH., class of 1962 and Sacred Heart Hospital, School of X-Ray Technology,...
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Mary Ellen (Moore) Grossman

March 31, 2017

LYNN - Mrs. Mary Ellen (Moore) Grossman, aka Mary Ellen Grossman-Casto, 79 entered eternal rest on March 31, 2017 after a brief battle with cancer with her loving family at her side. Mary was born in Boston on March 23, 1938 and was the proud daughter of the late Ruth (Coffin) and Charles Moore, formerly of Winthrop. She is survived by her devoted children; sons Barry Grossman and Scott Grossman...
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Jean M. (Konieczny) Parent

March 30, 2017

DANVERS - Mrs. Jean M. (Konieczny) Parent 60, of Danvers, beloved wife of Phillip Parent, died unexpectedly Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Beverly Hospital. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Frank J. and Gertrude (Terentowicz) Konieczny. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1976. Jean was a loving wife who devoted herself to...
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Barbara (Vogel) Cleveland

June 28, 1917 - March 28, 2017

BOXFORD - Barbara (Vogel) Cleveland, 99, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Masconomet Healthcare Center in Topsfield just 3 months shy of her 100th birthday. Born June 28, 1917 in Hackettstown, New Jersey, Barbara was the daughter of the late Sebastian and Elsie (Kurgschenkel) Vogel. Raised and educated in West Orange, New Jersey, Barbara was a graduate of West Orange High...
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Mohammadreza "Sina" Zangiband

March 27, 2017

SALEM - Mr. Mohammadreza "Sina" Zangiband 24, of Salem, died March 27, 2017. Born in Sanandaj, Iran, he was the son of Aliakbar Zangiband and Shahin Rezaeimoghadam. Sina and his family immigrated to the United States, December 3rd, 2003, residing in Lynn. He was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School and attended flight school in Florida. Sina had been employed with Athas Roast Beef of...
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Betty E. "Liz" (Marquardt) Ridpath

March 27, 2017

BOXFORD - Mrs. Betty E. "Liz" (Marquardt) Ridpath, 94, longtime resident of Boxford, wife of the late Robert Ridpath, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at Putnam Farm Assisted Living in Danvers. Born October 19, 1922 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late William A. And Mae M. (Simmers) Marquardt. Raised and educated in Fort Wayne, she was a graduate of South Side High...
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John H. Carabineris

March 24, 2017

Mr. John H. Carabineris, 89, of Danvers, beloved husband of Grace E. (Hicks) Carabineris, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 at Port Healthcare in Newburyport. Born in Chelsea, he was the son of the late Anastas and Helen (Bateman) Carabineris. Raised and educated in Chelsea, he was a graduate of Chelsea High School and continued his education at Northeastern University. John had been...
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Almeda May (Bartlett) Hempstead

March 22, 2017

ROWLEY – Mrs. Almeda May (Bartlett) Hempstead 97, of Quaker Hill (Waterford), CT, beloved wife of the late Robert (Bob) E. Hempstead, died peacefully, Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at the Sea View Retreat in Rowley, MA. Born March 30, 1919 in New Haven, CT, Almeda was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen (Lyman) Bartlett. She was raised in Groton, CT, attended Williams...
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Barbara A. (McDonald) Ingraham

August 19, 1929 - March 22, 2017

DANVERS - Mrs. Barbara Agnes (McDonald) Ingraham 87, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Frederick W. Ingraham, died Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Brentwood Nursing Home in Danvers. Born in Everett, she was the daughter of the late David and Jessie (Marshall) McDonald. She was raised and educated in Everett and was a graduate of Everett High School. Mrs. Ingraham was devoted to her family...
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Jennifer Anne (Skarr) Oakes

July 16, 1967 - March 13, 2017

BOXFORD – Mrs. Jennifer Anne (Skarr) Oakes, 49 of Boxford, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, March 13, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Arlington Heights, Illinois, she was the daughter of Joanne Stendebach, of Woodruff, Wisconsin, and Clifford Skarr, of St. Augustine, Florida. Jennifer was a graduate of Schaumburg High School and a 1989...
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Mary M. (Quartarone-Wojick) Lydon

March 13, 2017

SALEM – Mrs. Mary M. (Quartarone-Wojick) Lydon, 88 of Salem, the beloved wife of the late Austin C. Lydon, died peacefully Monday morning, March 13, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born and raised in Salem, daughter of the late Rosario and Margaret (Arena) Quartarone of Sicily, Italy, she received her education in the Salem school system. Mary had been employed for...
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Thomas J. Dunn

March 8, 2017

DANVERS - Mr. Thomas J. Dunn, CPA, 84, of Danvers, formerly of Revere, beloved husband of Muriel (Trites) Dunn died Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Beverly Hospital in Beverly. He was surrounded by his loving family. Raised in Revere, Tom was the son of the late Gerald F Dunn and Kathleen (Donovan) Dunn. He graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in Revere and served his country...
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Jacqueline (Vallee) Sobocinski

March 7, 2017

DANVERS – Mrs. Jacqueline (Vallee) Sobocinski, 90 of Danvers, died peacefully Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Essex Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Beverly. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Edmond and Clara (Gagnon) Vallee. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. Mrs. Sobocinski began her professional career with CBS Hytron in...
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Gayle (Ingraham) Haley

March 4, 2017

MIDDLETON - Detective Sergeant Gayle Haley, 60, Retired of the Middleton Police Department, of Middleton, beloved wife of Barry Haley, passed away at home on March 4, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with Kidney Cancer. Gayle was born and raised in Danvers, the third of six children of Barbara (McDonald) Ingraham of Danvers and the late Frederick Ingraham. Gayle was a Danvers High...
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Albert Richard Barrows

March 1, 2017

PEABODY – Mr. Albert Richard Barrows 95, of Peabody, beloved husband of Marguerite M. (Barrett) Barrows, died Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at his home. Born in East Weare, N.H., he was the son of the late Albert S. and Antoinette (Knowles) Barrows. He was raised in Danvers and graduated from the former Holten High School in 1939. After serving his country he graduated from Boston...
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Rita (Fanning) Berich

February 25, 2017

DANVERS - Mrs. Rita (Fanning) Berich, 87, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Mark Berich, died Saturday, February 25, 2017. Mrs. Berich was born in Danvers to the late James H. and Elmina (Godbout) Fanning. Rita was raised in Danvers and graduated from the former Holten High School, class of 1949. She was employed for many years by the former New England Telephone Company. A...
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Patricia Lorraine (Robicheau) Plourde

January 6, 1935 - February 23, 2017

BRADENTON, FL - Mrs. Patricia Lorraine (Robicheau) Plourde 82, of Barnstead, N.H., beloved wife of the late Gerard W. Plourde, entered eternal rest February 23, 2017 at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, Florida. Born in Quincy, she was the daughter of the late Ernest L. and Louise G. (Ballou) Robicheau. She was raised and educated in Cambridge and was a graduate of Cambridge Ridge and...
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Stephen John Prochniak

February 18, 2017

ANDOVER – Mr. Stephen John Prochniak, 46, of Andover passed away February 18, 2017. Born in Salem, he was the son of Stephen and Constance (Coulis) Prochniak. He was raised and educated in Andover. He was a graduate of the Pike School of Andover and Andover High School. He continued his education, graduating from UMASS – Lowell, earning his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical...
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Margaret Elizabeth "Peg" (Philbin) Farren

February 17, 2017

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

January 26, 1934 - February 17, 2017

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

November 15, 1926 - February 15, 2017

DANVERS - Mr. Joseph P. Ryan 90, of Danvers, beloved husband of the late Carolyn (Sheldon) Ryan, died Wednesday, February 15th 2017 in Pinellas Park, Florida. Born in Cambridge, he was the son of the late Henry J. and Marion J. (Maguire) Ryan. Joseph was raised and educated in Jamaica Plain and graduated from Mission High School in Roxbury, Class of 1944. An honorably discharged veteran, he...
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John D. Keeffe

February 15, 2017

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

February 13, 2017

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

February 11, 2017

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

February 7, 2017

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

February 1, 2017

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

October 13, 1927 - January 28, 2017

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

January 28, 2017

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

January 11, 1943 - January 26, 2017

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

December 23, 1954 - January 25, 2017

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

January 23, 2017

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

January 19, 2017

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

September 21, 1925 - January 19, 2017

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

January 12, 2017

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

January 12, 2017

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

January 12, 2017

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

January 7, 2017

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

January 2, 2017

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

January 1, 2017

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

December 31, 2016

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

December 31, 2016

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

December 30, 2016

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

December 28, 2016

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

December 28, 2016

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

December 27, 2016

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

May 5, 1918 - December 23, 2016

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

December 18, 2016

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

December 17, 2016

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

December 14, 2016

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

December 13, 2016

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

December 11, 2016

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

December 11, 2016

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