Obituaries

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Jones “Jay” Harold Talbot III

Jay Talbot, age 67, peacefully passed away at home surrounded by family on October 11, 2015 after a valiant 13-year battle with cancer. He was the loving husband of 34 years of Rachel Edelman of Magnolia, MA, devoted father of…

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Joseph Martorana

Joseph Martorana, 61, of Revere died on September 26, 2015. He was the beloved husband of the late Florence Bilardi, dear stepfather of Gina Serino and her husband Richard of Revere, Joseph Bilardi and his wife Kelley of Salem NH,…

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Joseph Michael Noble

Born in Malden, Massachusetts, Mike was the husband of Coleen Noble, loving father of Matthew and Renee, proud grandfather of Ian Noble, all of Tewksbury; dear brother of Joan and her husband Michael of Malden, John Noble of Saugus, Jay…

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Harry George Pappas

Harry George Pappas, age 63, passed away October 2, 2015 after a valiant fight against cancer. He was the loving husband of Deborah A. (Monaghan)Pappas, of Saugus and Winthrop, MA, cherished father of Michael Pappas and his wife Sophia Nanis…

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Elizabeth “Betty” Antonuccio

Elizabeth A. Antonuccio (Betty) age 70 of Somerville peacefully passed away at her home on September 22, surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband of 30 years John Antonuccio. Beloved daughter of the late John and Genevieve…

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Richard B. Doherty

Richard B. Doherty: age 63 a Melrose native – Son Of the late Bernard Doherty and Margaret (McGinn) Doherty. Brother of the late Maureen (Griffin), Alice and Stephen. Leaving behind wife Kristy (Preston), Son Richard Jr. and his wife Kristen,…

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Captain Edward Bryant

  Captain Edward Curtis Bryant, of Ipswich, died peacefully on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at the Merrimack Valley Hospice in Haverhill, MA at the age of 89. He is survived by his wife Mary Lou Ellis Bryant, his sister Bertha…

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Ernest Breen “Skippy”

Ernest “Skippy” A. Breen, of Somerville died suddenly with family at his side on September 11, 2015 at the Lahey Clinic. He was the beloved husband of the late Nancy (Sherman), dear father of Ernest, Robert, and Wendy, loving grandfather…

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Marilyn Williamson

Marilyn Louise Williamson (aka Hall, nee Blodgett), 88, died September 1, Danvers, MA, surrounded by family. Born in NYC, Marilyn raised her family in Lexington, MA, spending summers in her beloved Owls Head, ME cottage. Marilyn was a graduate of…

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James A. H. Ferguson

James A.H. Ferguson of Marblehead, passed away peacefully with his family at his side, at The Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, on August 25th, 4 days after his 88th birthday. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland, August 21st 1927,…

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Donna Casey

Donna Casey, 72, of Somerville died on August 27, 2015 surrounded by her loved ones. She was the loving wife of the late John Casey who died in 1977; dear mother of Sharon Cosgro of Lowell, John Casey of Malden,…

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Jerry L. Finegold

Jerry L. Finegold of Boston, passed peacefully and with characteristic grace, on August 26,2015 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Predeceased by his loving partner Thomas P. Rowlands. Survived by his brother Cy Williams of Salt Lake City and…

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Jeanne Shattuck

Jeanne Shattuck (nee Principato), 72, of Malden passed away August 25 after a long illness. She is survived by her son, William McCaffrey of Boxford. She was the beloved sister of the late Lillian Buckley of Wilmington and is survived…

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Dorothy “Dot” Farley

When Dot Farley lost her beloved husband Bob 14 years ago, she was determined not to let his death prevent her from attending the bingo games and outdoor summer concerts that had become such a staple in her life. So…

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Madeline Murphy-Vaters

Madeline Murphy-Vaters, 93, died August 19, 2015 at Beverly Hospital. She is survived by her children James Dunn, Barbara Dunn, Beverly Dunn and Virginia and her husband David Zona; sister Patricia and her husband Damiano Ventura, and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren,…

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James Roland Blair

James R. Blair, 72, of Malden died August 20, 2015 at Life Care Center in Stoneham. He is survived by his children, Lisa Cutone of Everett and son James; grandchildren Jacqueline, Erica, and Paul; brother Joseph Blair of Malden and…

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Richard F. “Dick” Cotter

Richard F. “Dick” Cotter, 88, of Melrose, MA, passed away on August 12, 2015. Son of the late Bartholomew and Nora (Crowley) Cotter, Mr. Cotter was born and raised in Wakefield, the youngest of seven children. He graduated from Wakefield…

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Helen Pasquale

Helen Pasquale, 89, of Lexington, died August 11, 2015. She was born in Watertown, and worked in sales at Sears and Jordans. In 1990 she won the title of Mrs. Senior Massachusetts, doing impersonations of Charlie Chaplin for the talent…

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Joseph Dukeshire Sr. “Duke”

Joseph Thomas Dukeshire “Duke”, 81, of Malden, MA died on Aug.10, 2015 at home surround by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on August 26, 1933 in Boston and was a member of the Teamsters…

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Diane Roberts Scoyne

Diane Roberts of Peabody passed away peacefully on August 1, 2015 at the Kaplan Hospice House with her long time love of 37yrs Robert Pashby by her side. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who meant the world…

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