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ALLARD, Anne
CHELMSFORD, MASSACHUSETTS: Anne Giragosian Allard, 87, died August 21, 2008. She was born April 26, 1921 in Lowell to the late Garabed and Elisabeth Sarkisian Giragosian. She was a retired music teacher at Lowell Public Schools. She held a bachelor's degree in music education from Lowell Normal School, and a master's degree in child psychology from Fitchburg State College. She was a member of the Massachusetts Music Educators Association, the Lowell Teachers' Association, and the Music Educators National Conference. Survivors include two children, Albert L. Allard (Susan) of Wakefield, and Elizabeth A. Hanson (Richard) of Ashby; three sisters, Irene Guregian of Chelmsford, Julia Soucy of Amesbury, and Patricia Marzbanian (David) of Hilton Head, SC; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert J. Allard; and a brother, Charles Giragosian. Services were held at St. Margaret's Church in Lowell. Burial was at St. Joseph's Cemetery under the direction of Blake Funeral Home.

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AMBROSE, William J., Jr.
WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: William J. Ambrose Jr., 71, died October 17, 2003. He was the son of William J. Ambrose and Gladys Peaslee Ambrose. He was a mechanic at Gallo Motor Corporation, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He attended Park Congregational Church, where he was a former Sunday School teacher, and was leader of Cub Scout Pack #60. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Lorraine Berthel Ambrose; a daughter, Laurie A. Duclos of Worcester; a son, John S. Ambrose of Grafton; two brothers, Richard Wesson, Jr. of Rockland and Michael Ambrose of Plymouth; three sisters, Deborah Hadlock of Douglas, Gladys Studeny of Mansfield, and Dorma Gonser of Brookline; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, William J. Ambrose III; and a daughter, Patricia Jean Ambrose. Burial was at Worcester County Memorial Park under the direction of Alfred Roy and Sons Funeral Home.

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BACON, Mary
GROVELAND, MASSACHUSETTS: Mary E. Primrose Bacon, 94, died August 16, 2006. She was born in Danvers to the late George R. and Mary Monarch Primrose. She attended St. Patrick's Church. Survivors include a daughter, Dianne Mack of Groveland; two sons, David N. Bacon of Concord, NH, and Charles R. (Donna) Bacon of Newton, NH; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles A. Bacon; a son, Edward J. Bacon; and her parents. Services were held at St. Patrick's Church. Burial was at Riverview Cemetery under the direction of M.E. Roberts, Jr. and Conte Funeral Home.

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BAI, Ignacy
NORTH HADLEY, MASSACHUSETTS: Ignacy Bai, infant, died October 28, 1907. He was born in Hadley to Sebastian and Kate Zodloski, both of Austria, and was the adoptive son of Peter Rudinski. Burial was at Plainville Cemetery.

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BAILLARGEON, Casimir
SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: Casimir Baillargeon, 70, died June 20, 1915. He was born October 7, 1844 in Canada to Jacques Baillargeon and Obeline Lefevre Baillargeon. He was a carpenter. Interment was at St. Michael Cemetery.

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BARDHI, Theodhor
WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Theodhor K. Bardhi, 91, died August 21, 2004. He was born in Albania to Kozma and Ladha Vesshio Bardhi. He was a meat cutter, and also worked for George's Coney Island Hot Dogs. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and attended St. Mary's Assumption Albanian Orthodox Church. He is survived by two sons, Peter T. Bardhi of Worcester, and Kenneth K. Bardhi of Paxton; and his relatives in Albania and Canada. Burial was at Hope Cemetery under the direction of Alfred Roy and Sons Funeral Home.

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BARTLETT, Roxy
RUTLAND, MASSACHUSETTS: Roxy Bartlett, age 4 years, died October 24, 1801. She was the daughter of Adonijah and Ruth Bartlett. She was buried at "the old cemetery" in Rutland.

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BINGER, Dr. Carl
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS: Dr. Carl Alfred Lanning Binger, 86, died March 22, 1976 at his residence in Cambridge. He was born August 26, 1889. He was an internationally recognized psychiatrist, and was co-inventor of the oxygen tent. He studied psychoanalysis with Carl Jung in Switzerland. He and Dr. Alvan Barach invented the oxygen tent at the Rockefeller Institute in New York during the 1920s. He taught at Cornell University Medical College, and later joined the staff of Harvard Medical School. He was called upon as a psychiatric expert at the Alger Hiss trials, and was a recipient of the Norton Medical Award in 1945. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1959. He served as a consultant in Psychiatry to the Veterans' Administration, and was on the board of directors of the World Federation of Mental Health. He was an author of books on medicine and history, and was also a published poet. He was awarded a Purple Heart medal in 1919, the Cross Order of St. George from Greece, and a citation from General Pershing. He was a member of many organizations, including the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association, the New York Academy of Medicine, the American Psychosomatic Society, and the American Legion. Survivors include his wife, Clarinda Garrison Binger; two daughters, Beatrice and Katherine; a son, David; and 9 grandchildren. Services were held at Memorial Church at Harvard University.

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BLACKBIRD, Joan
ORANGE, MASSACHUSETTS: Joan A. Deegan Blackbird, 77, died January 29, 2006. She was born June 6, 1928 to John and Lillian Dade Deegan. She retired as head cook at the Ralph C. Mahar Regional School. She enjoyed golf, reading, crocheting, boating, and traveling. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Thelesfad Blackbird; a son, Theles Blackbird (Florence) of Wendell; a daughter-in-law, Catherine Blackbird of Athol; two sisters, Priscilla Murray (James) of Woburn, and Margaret Simonetti (Cleido) of Athol; a brother, Peter Deegan (Louine) of Rochester, NH; her nieces and nephews; 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandsons. She was preceded in death by a son, Kirk A. Blackbird; two brothers, John Deegan and Paul Deegan; and a sister, Mary Edgecomb. Services were held at St. Mary's Church. Interment was at Erving Center Cemetery with arrangements by Witty's Funeral Home.

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BOOTH, Agnes
BROOKLINE, MASSACHUSETTS: Marion Agnes Land Rookes Booth died January 2, 1910. She was born in Sydney, Australia on October 4, 1843, and came to the U.S. in the 1850s. She was an accomplished stage actress, and the wife of actor Junius Brutus Booth, Jr. Although using the last name Booth for much of her stage career, she was first married to Harry Parry, then to Mr. Booth, and following his death, married John B. Schoeffel, manager of the Tremont Theatre in Boston. She began her career as a dancer, but switched to theater due to heart trouble she had since her youth. She was one of the most famous actresses of her day, and starred in Shakespearean, comic and dramatic roles. She was a leading lady with the Madison Square Company and the Park Theatre, and frequently worked with theatrical manager A.M. Palmer. She was also a member and manager of the Boston Theatre Company. She enjoyed entertaining and traveling. She was survived by her husband; and two sons, Sydney Barton Booth and Junius Brutus Booth III. She was preceded in death by two children, Barton J. Booth and Algernon Booth. Congregational services were held. She was buried as Marion Agnes Schoeffel at Rosedale Cemetery in Manchester, MA.

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CANNIZZO Father Vito
WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS: Rev. Vito F. Cannizzo, C.S.S., 90, died March 5, 2006. He was born June 13, 1915 in Brockton to the late Vito and Marianna Inguanti Cannizzo. He was a member of the Stigmatine Fathers and Brothers, and entered the Stigmatine Seminary in Waltham in 1933. He professed his first vows in 1935, and was ordained to the priesthood on June 11, 1943. He was a graduate of the Stigmatine Minor Seminary in 1935, and the Stigmatine Major Seminary in 1943. He served as associate pastor at St. Ann's Church in Springfield, Our Lady of Mount Carmel in White Plains, NY, All Saints Church in Manassas, VA, Sacred Heart Church in Timmins, Ontario, Canada, St. Joachim's Church in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, and at Sacred Heart Church in Timmins. Additionally, he served as Religious Superior at the Stigmatine House of Studies in Washington, DC. Survivors include his nieces and nephews; four great-nephews; and a great-niece. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three siblings, Mary Cioni, John Cannizzo, and Gregory Cannizzo. Services were held at the Espousal Center Chapel in Waltham. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Milford.

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CARDOZA, Bernadette
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Bernadette E. Cardoza died May 13 2009. She was the mother of Vi Davis, Leonard Davis, and Tahisha Cardoza, all of Dorchester; and the sister of Larry Davis of Chicago, IL. Services were held at the Berea Seventh-day Adventist Church. Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery under the direction of Brady Fallon Funeral Home.

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CHAMBERLAIN, Frank W., Jr.
PLAINVILLE, MASSACHUSETTS: Frank W. Chamberlain, Jr. died March 3, 1973. He was a veteran of World War I. He was the brother of Rev. Clarence Chamberlain of Cape Canaveral, FL. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Grace Collins Chamberlain. Arrangements were handled by William J. Cox Funeral Service.

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CHASTULIK, Theresa
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Theresa Chastulik, 91, died January 25, 1980 in Boston. She was born in Austria on October 19, 1988. Survivors include six sons, Robert of Chambersburg, Tony of Edison, NJ, and John, George, Rudolph and Frank of Burgettstown, PA; two daughters, Mary Rosemowicz of Boston, and Margaret Neil of Mingo Junction, OH; a sister, Matilda Tomecek of Chicago, IL; 28 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cyril Chastulik; a son, Albert; and a grandson. Services were held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Burgettstown. Interment was at the church cemetery by Lee Funeral Home.

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CHICK, Prescott E.
GLOUCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Prescott E. Chick, 91, died July 26, 2007. He was born February 24, 1916 to the late Eugene M. and Blanche E. Mitchell Chick. He was a longtime serviceman with S.R. Harvey Oil Company, and retired from the Gloucester School System. He was a member of Lanesville Congregational Church, and was named the town's best-dressed man several times. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Lois R. Feener Chick; a daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Dennis V. Whaley; a granddaughter; three sisters, Marilyn J. Sears, Pauline Bortle, and Agnes Cameron; a brother-in-law, Gene Feener; three sisters-in-law, Trudie Chick, Marion Tingley, and Phyllis Burnham; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Constance Coleman and Marjorie Connelly; and two brothers, Lester Chick and Frank O. Chick. Interment was at Locust Grove Cemetery with arrangements by Pike-Grondin Funeral Home.

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CLOYD, Walter C.
WHITMAN, MASSACHUSETTS: Walter C. Cloyd, 74, died November 30, 2005. He was born September 11, 1931. He was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and served during the Korean Conflict. He was the husband of Lillian Pollock Cloyd; the father of Susan M. Westhaver (Donnie) of Whitman, Walter "Wally" Cloyd of Holbrook, Nancy Dorschied (Mark) of East Freetown, Virginia Lundstedt (Robert) of Bridgewater, and the late Barbara Jean Cloyd; and the brother of Ethel Ballou of Hanover, and the late Burton Cloyd. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Interment was at St. James Cemetery with arrangements by Blanchard Funeral Chapel.

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COLLAMORE, Harriet
LYNN, MASSACHUSETTS: Harriet E. Nolan Collamore, 88, died November 8, 2009. She was born December 22, 1920 to the late Thomas and Blanche Pierce Nolan. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Russell H. Collamore; four daughters, Sandra L. Palmer of Lynn, Marjorie A. Bastarache, Deborah L. Collamore of Lynn, and JoAnn Neary of Lynnfield; her nieces and nephews; 9 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Edward Nolan, Thomas Nolan, and Marjorie Lawlor. Interment was at Pine Grove Cemetery by Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home.

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CRESS, Dorothy
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Dorothy M. Burns Cress died October 11, 2007. She was born November 13, 1921. She was the mother of Linda Cress of Roslindale, and Stephen Cress of Georgia. She is also survived by 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth G. Cress; and a son, Paul F. Cress. Services were held at Sacred Heart Church. Interment was at Blue Hills Cemetery with arrangements by F.J. Higgins Funeral Home.

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CRIME, Daisy
LYNN, MASSACHUSETTS: Daisy S. Berroa Crime, 80, died November 12, 2009. She was born February 4, 1929 in LaRomana, Dominican Republic to the late Nicolas and Carmen Del Castillo Berroa. She lived in Lynn since 1966, and was a stitcher at Milano Shoes. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting and bingo, and was an avid Boston Red Sox fan. She attended St. John's Church in Peabody, where she was a chorister and Eucharistic Minister. She is survived by a daughter, Carmen Stowe of Lynn; a son, Jose N. Crime of Lynn; a brother-in-law, Deacon Valentin Rivera of Lynn; her nieces and nephews; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Irma Rivera, Antonia De Poy, Lourdes and Gabino Berroa. Services were held at St. Joseph's Church. Arrangements were handled by Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home.

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DASTOUS, Nancy
WAREHAM, MASSACHUSETTS: Nancy E. Dastous died November 17, 2006. She was the wife of Roland Dastous, the mother of Brenda Dastous and Ronald Dastous, both of Wareham, the sister of Helen Henry, Frederick Hebshie, Jr., John F. Hebshie and Edward R. Hebshie, all of Brockton, Lila Shaker of Fall River, and the late James G. and Samuel Hebshie, Alma Hinglebine, Mary Ball and Barbara Daly. She had 2 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Patrick's Church. Interment was at Agawam Cemetery under the direction of Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home.

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DESPRES, Stella
METHUEN, MASSACHUSETTS: Stella Pashol Despres, 97, died November 14, 2009. She was born in New York to Constanty and Mary Mitricka Pashol. She was a former resident of Lawrence. She retired from Western Electric of North Andover. She is survived by a daughter and son–in-law, Mary and Patrick Parcell of Michigan; a sister, Anna Yrsha of Vermont; 3 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emile Despres; a daughter, Constance; and a grandson, Michael Stevenson. Services were held at St. Monica's Church. Interment was at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence by Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home.

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DIRSA, Regina
WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Regina B. Markiewicz Dirsa, 79, died March 9, 2003. She was the daughter of Joseph and Stella Kulesza Markiewicz. She was a retired bookkeeper for L.N. Sherry Company. She was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish. She is survived by a brother, Ronald G. Markiewicz of Worcester; three sisters, Dorothy L. Friedgen and Phyllis B. Wielgoreski, both of Grafton, and Lorraine T. Gancarz of Worcester; and 10 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Vincent J. Dirsa; and a brother, Richard Markiewicz. Interment was at Saint John's Cemetery under the direction of Henry-Dirsa Funeral Home.

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DOULAMES, John
DRACUT, MASSACHUSETTS: John S. Doulames, 66, died November 1, 2007. He was born October 6, 1941 to the late John Doulames and Viola Lapierre Willey. He retired from Courier Printing (formerly Murray Printing) with over 35 years of service. He enjoyed dining out, cooking, and traveling to Florida with his wife. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Cecilia A. Thomas Doulames; two sons and a daughter-in-law, John "Jack" and Shayna Doulames of Atkinson, NH, and James Doulames of Dracut; a daughter and son-in-law, Jodie and Scott Williamson of Dracut; 3 grandchildren; two brothers-in-law, Ed "Butch" Thomas of Methuen, and Michael Thomas and wife Debbie of Dracut; a sister-in-law, Carole Marks of Georgia; two half-sisters; a half-brother; his nieces and nephews; his cousins; his aunts and uncles; and his friends. Services were held at St. Francis' Church. Interment was at Oakland Cemetery under the direction of Dracut Funeral Home.

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ESPIRITU, Erlinda
MALDEN, MASSACHUSETTS: Erlinda Boyles Espiritu, 63, died May 2, 2008. She was born in the Philippines. She was a clerk at Brookline Bank, and formerly worked for the Bank of America; she was also a former assembler at Boston Scientific in Watertown. She was a member of the Philippine Apostolate Choir Group at St. Joseph's Church, and enjoyed gardening. She is survived by her husband, Emilio Espiritu; her children, Emily Zarcilla (Leonardo) of the Philippines, Edna Espiritu of Malden, Emilio Espiritu, Jr. of Malden, Eleonor Halsdorff (Jeremy) of Malden, and Emmanuel Espiritu of Malden; a brother, Celestino Boyles of the Philippines; and 7 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Joseph's Church. Interment was at Forest Dale Cemetery under the direction of A.J. Breslin and Son Funeral Home.

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FICK, Marjorie
PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: Marjorie Ann Fick, 57, died October 19, 1997. She was born April 29, 1940 to William G. and Bertille E. Brick Simon. She attended Bowling Green State University in Ohio. She was a musician, and directed musicals in Pittsfield. She attended St. Mark's Church, and was a member of the Catholic Knights of Ohio. Survivors include her husband, Gerald Fick; three sons, Gregory J. Fick of San Diego, CA, and Gregory Fick and David A. Fick, both of Atlanta, GA; her parents; a brother, Thomas Simon; and a sister, Marilyn Heintschel. Arrangements were handled by Wellington Funeral Home.

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FINDEISEN, Mildred
METHUEN, MASSACHUSETTS: Mildred M. Findeisen, 89, died August 8, 2008. She was the daughter of Hugo P. and Maud C. Ridings Findeisen. She was the proprietor of the Plantation Bar and Grille, and also formerly worked for the family business, Findeisen Farms. She was a graduate of Howard Seminary and Burdette College. She was an equestrian, and loved animals. She is survived by her nieces and a nephew, Marsha (James) Wicker of Pittsburgh, PA, Hugo P. Findeisen II of Sandown, NH, Paula (William) Willett of Simi Valley, CA, and Dorothy (Bruce) Dearden and Susanjane Brewster (David Albert), all of Methuen; her grand-nieces and grand-nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by a brother, Paul H. Findeisen; and two sisters, Helen Brewster and Dorothy McGuire. Interment was at Walnut Grove Cemetery with arrangements by Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home.

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FITZWILLIAM, Robert
WELLESLEY, MASSACHUSETTS: Robert J. Fitzwilliam, 90, died December 11, 2009. He was born in Cleveland Heights, OH. He was a graduate of Yale Law School. He retired as counsel for the New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, and had also worked in the legal department of the New York Life Insurance Company. He was a former clerk for Justice Thomas W. Swan of the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in New York City. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Human Investigation Review Committee at Tufts-New England Medical Center, and served on the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee of Northeastern University. He was a longtime member of the Harvard Musical Association. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Fitzwilliam; a daughter, Nancy H. Kieding of Norway; a son, John H. of Fitzwilliam, NH; 5 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, James. He donated his body to Boston University Medical School. Arrangements were handled by William F. Spencer Funeral Service.

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FLAMAND, Marie
WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Marie B. Pouliot Flamand, 93, died July 24, 2008. She was born in Quebec to Leon and Alberta Goudreau Pouliot. She was a retired machine operator at H.H. Brown Shoe with over 35 years of service. She attended Holy Name of Jesus Church, and enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and playing cards. Survivors include a brother, Roland G. Lapierre (Patricia) of Auburn; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Alfred E. Flamand; a son, Alfred A. Flamand; and three siblings. Services were held at Our Lady of the Angels Church. Burial was at Central Cemetery with arrangements by Alfred Roy and Sons Funeral Home.

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FLOOD, William J.
BROOKLINE, MASSACHUSETTS: William J. Flood died November 6, 2009. He was born December 18, 1926 to the late Patrick and Josephine Connelly Flood. He retired from the Brookline D.P.W. and was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by his nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Marie Mathena and John F. Flood. Services were held at St. Mary of the Assumption Church. Arrangements were handled by Bell-O'Dea Funeral Home.

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FRAZIER, Mabel
WELLFLEET, MASSACHUSETTS: Mabel Ruth Sherman Frazier died May 14, 1961 at her residence. She was born in Lowell to Charles and Jennie Rumery Sherman. She had been living in Wellfleet for over 35 years, and was a former resident of Worcester. She was a member of Second Advent Christian Church in Worcester, and also attended the Wellfleet Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, William T. Frazier; a son, Merritt Frazier of Wellfleet; a daughter, Dorothy Rivers of Wellfleet; a nephew; and a niece. Interment was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery under the direction of Nickerson Funeral Home.

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FRIECH, Delmar
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Delmar Friech, 31, died December 1, 1912. He was born in Woburn to Andrew and Amanda Clark Friech. He was a teamster. Interment was at Westminster Cemetery under the direction of undertaker P.J. Brady.

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GAILIS, Elinor
YARMOUTH PORT, MASSACHUSETTS: Elinor Trask Gailis, 92, died December 4, 2007. She was born November 11, 1915 to Robert Trask and Evelyn Smith Trask. She is survived by her husband, Peter Gailis of Yarmouthport; and two sons, Richard A. Starkweather and Dana W. Starkweather. She was the sister of the late Owen S. Trask and Robert Trask, Jr. Arrangements were handled by Morris, O'Connor and Blute Funeral Home.

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GAUTHIER, Marie
LUDLOW, MASSACHUSETTS: Marie A. Lavoie Gauthier, 73, died December 5, 2006. She was born in Ludlow to Charles and Emma Cormier Lavoie. She retired from Mass Mutual Life Insurance Co., and attended St. John the Baptist Church. She was the wife of Wilfred "Joe" Gauthier; the mother of Cheryl Gauthier of Belchertown and Joseph C. Gauthier of Monson; and the sister of Eugene Lavoie, Yvonne Sheppard, and Emma Forsyth, all of Ludlow. Services were held at St. John the Baptist Church. Burial was at St. Aloysius Cemetery under the direction of Ludlow Funeral Home.

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GINN, Edwin
WINCHESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Edwin Ginn died January 21, 1914. He was born February 14, 1836 in Orland, ME to James and Sarah Blood Ginn. He was a graduate of Tufts University, and served for 8 years on the Tufts Board of Overseers. He was a businessman and a well-known philanthropist. He operated a publishing house, Ginn and Company, with his brother, Frederick Ginn. He built Charlesbank Home, a housing structure that could accommodate over 500 people. In 1910, he founded the International School of Peace, later known as the World Peace Foundation. He married Clara Eaton Glover Ginn, with whom he had four children, Jessie, Maurice, Herbert and Clara. He later married Marguerita F. Grebe Ginn, and had two more children, Edwin Ginn, Jr. and Gretchen. He attended the Unitarian Church, and enjoyed music, sailing and golf. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara; and a child, Herbert. Burial was at Wildwood Cemetery in Winchester.

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GLODIS, Frances
WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Frances D. Wilson Glodis, 85, died June 28, 2009. She was the daughter of the late John W. and Lillian P. Robinson Wilson. She was a retired secretary for Norton Co., and had previously worked for Telechron. During World War II, she worked at American Steel & Wire. She enjoyed gardening, knitting, and baking and decorating cakes. Survivors include two sons, Vernon (Sandra) of Clymer, PA, and James (fiancee, Sandra) of Worcester; two daughters, Nancy Flynn (Arthur) of Spring Hill, FL, and Karen Daviau of Worcester; a sister, Shirley A. Daniel (Edmond) of North Oxford; her nieces and nephews; 9 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert A. Glodis; an infant son, Donald; and a sister, Hazel G. Pendleton. Burial was at Notre Dame Cemetery by Dirsa-Morin Funeral Home.

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GRINBUSH, Walter
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Walter Grinbush died February 28, 2011. He was a West Roxbury resident. He was the husband of Maija Brakman Grinbush; the father of Ines (Christopher) Vincent and Yvette Grinbush; and the brother of the late Zelma Grinbush. Services were held at the Boston Latvian Lutheran Church. Cremation arrangements were hanlded by Mann and Rodgers Funeral Home.

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HAIRE, Francis
SHREWSBURY, MASSACHUSETTS: Francis M. Haire, 76, died January 11, 2010. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Korean War Veterans' Association and the Greendale Retired Men's Club. He is survived by his wife, Cecile Gosselin Haire of Shrewsbury; a son, Steven T. Haire of Italy; a daughter, Denise E. Cote of Holland, MA; a brother, Willis K. Haire, Jr. of Shrewsbury; two sisters, Margaret Brien of Rhode Isalnd, and Barbara Truelson of Shrewsbury; his nieces and nephews; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willis K. and E. Margaret Welch Haire; and a a sister, Ruth Rondeau. Burial was at Worcester County Memorial Park with arrangements by Alfred Roy and Sons Funeral Home.

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HALLIGAN, Margaret
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Margaret Halligan, 72, died November 26, 1905. She was born in Ireland to Patrick and Sarah Allen Powers. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nicholas Halligan. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden under the direction of undertaker M.J. Kelly.

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HALLISSY, Paul
ARLINGTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Paul Hallissy, 82, died December 22, 1969 at Simms Hospital in Arlington. He was born November 12, 1887, and was a native of Nashua, NH. Survivors include his wife, Anna T. Brown Hallissy; two sons, including Paul W. Hallissy of Waterford, CT; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Paul's Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery in Newburyport under the direction of Daniel O'Brien Funeral Home.

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HAYDEN, Robert J., Sr.
FALL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS: Robert J. Hayden, Sr., 95, died January 3, 2002 in Fall River. Services were held at Holy Trinity Parish Church. Interment was at St. Patrick's Cemetery under the direction of Silva-Faria Funeral Home.

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HEISSON, Dorothea
GARDNER, MASSACHUSETTS: Dorothea L. Richardson Heisson, 70, died September 27, 2004. She was born June 3, 1934 to James R. and Mildred Aldrich Richardson, Sr. She retired from the Army Corps of Engineers. She enjoyed crossword puzzles. Survivors include a son, Jeffrey Heisson of Gardner; two daughters, Diana Cormier of Worcester, and Sharon Rattigan of Templeton; two brothers, Gerald Richardson of Baltimore, MD, and Benjamin Richardson of Gardner; her nieces and nephews; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Heisson. Interment was at South Cemetery under the direction of Witty's Funeral Home.

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HOUHOULIS, Catherine
NEEDHAM, MASSACHUSETTS: Catherine Gatzunis Houhoulis died December 27, 2009. She was the mother of Carol Patsio (George), and James E. Houhoulis (Judy); and the sister of Sophie Bennos (George), and George Gatzunis (Helen). She had 3 grandchildren, and is also survived by her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eleftherios Houhoulis. Services were held at St. Demetrios Church. Burial was at Mount Auburn Cemetery by George F. Doherty and Sons Funeral Home.

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HUTTER, Wilma
NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Wilma M. Kinsey Hutter died April 24, 2007. She was born May 12, 1921. She is survived by her children, Michael J. Hutter, Jr. and wife Kathleen of Delmar, NY, and Dr. Jeffrey W. Hutter and wife Kathleen of Newton; a sister, Ruth Bottner and husband Richard of Marietta, GA; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael J. Hutter, Sr. Interment was at the Massachusetts National Cemetery under the direction of Henry J. Burke and Sons Funeral Home.

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IANNACONE, Margaret
FITCHBURG, MASSACHUSETTS: Margaret Iannacone, 85, died December 31, 2002. She was born April 20, 1917 to the late Antonio and Maria Lombardi Iannacone. She worked for the Foster Grant Co., and was a member of the 25 Year Club. She was a member of St. Anthony Di Padua Parish. She is survived by two brothers, Michael Iannacone of Leominster, and John Iannacone of Lakewood, NJ; two sisters, Josephine Barba of Harvard, and Eleanor Boncyk of San Antonio, TX; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by by three brothers, Alfred Iannacone, Anthony Iannacone, and Frank Iannacone; and a sister, Maria Iannacone. Religious services were held at St. Anthony Di Padua Church. Burial was at St. Bernard's Cemetery by Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli Funeral Home.

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JANDA, Ludwik
LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS: Ludwik Janda died July 10, 1914. He was born in Poland, worked in a cotton mill, and was married. He died of typhoid fever. Burial was at St. Patrick Cemetery.

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JENSEN, Margaret
WEYMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS: Margaret "Peg" Jensen, 70, died August 4, 2004. She was born August 5, 1933. She was a real estate broker for Dick Warn Realty of Weymouth. She formerly worked in the advertising department at Grossman's, and for Union Congregational Church. She attended Union Congregational Church Church for over 40 years, and served as the chairwoman of the church fair committee. She managed the Union Congregational Consignment Shop for over a decade. She collected spoons from around the world, and enjoyed yard sales. She was a member of the Red Hat Society. She is survived by her husband, Stanley Jensen; four sons, Richard Stanley Jensen and Donald Edmund Jensen of Weymouth, John Lesley Jensen of Palm Springs, CA, and David Rees Jensen of Prince George, VA; two daughters, Marcia Ellen Burkard of South Weymouth, and Debra Anne Petrucci of Weymouth; and 10 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Paul Arthur Jensen. Services were held at Union Congregational Church. Burial was at Village Cemetery by Peck Funeral Home.

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JOHNSON, Hilda
WESTMINSTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Hilda Manninen, 91, died January 21, 1976 at Eastwood Pines Nursing Home in Gardner. She was born in Kangasniemi, Finland on November 25, 1884. She was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church. Survivors include two daughters, Sylvia Haynes of Westminster, and Sally Oinonen of Winchendon; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at Covenant Lutheran Church. Interment was at Wildwood Cemetery under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.

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KACZENSKI, Francis
CHICOPEE, MASSACHUSETTS: Francis "Teddy" Kaczenski, 78, died April 9, 2006. He was born March 9, 1928 in Holyoke to the late Konstanty and Stefania Ostrosski Kaczenski. He retired from the former Moore Drop Forge (now Easco Danaher) following 37 years of service. He was a graduate of the Holyoke Trade School, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He enjoyed traveling and collecting coins, and was a wrestling and baseball fan. Survivors include three sisters, Estelle Lucy, Jean Kibit, and Phyllis Kaczenski, all of Holyoke; Cynthia Stone, his friend and caretaker for over 30 years; his nieces and nephews; and his great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen Muller Kaczenski; his parents; and a brother, John Kaczenski. Services were held at Mater Dolorosa Church in Holyoke. Interment was at Mater Dolorosa Cemetery with arrangements by Tylunas Funeral Home.

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KAPLIN, Viola
GLOUCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Viola I. Turner Kaplin, 100, died June 2, 2007. She was born January 17, 1907 to the late George and Emma Bragg Turner. She was formerly a professional dancer at Radio City Music Hall, and also worked at Cape Ann Fisheries and Sylvania. She was a volunteer with the Fitz Hugh Lane House, the Chamber of Commerce, and Meals on Wheels. She attended St. John's Episcopal Church, and enjoyed dancing, bowling and knitting. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Marilyn (Lee) and William Burns and Janice (Lee) and Wilfred Prince; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Kaplin; a brother, George Turner; and a sister, Doris Earnhart. Interment was at Beechbrook Cemetery under the direction of Pike-Grondin Funeral Home.

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KARAFOTIAS, Athena
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Athena "Athie" Pappas Karafotias of West Roxbury died June 7, 2011. She was born March 25, 1926. She was the proprietor of Harry's Beauty Salon. She was the wife of 53 years of Harry Karafotias; and the sister of William Pappas (Corrine) of Winthrop, Andre (Jim) Condos of Wellesley, and the late Charles Pappas, Steven Pappas, Martha Lambrides, and Jan Cole. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Nectarios Church. Interment was at Gethsemane Cemetery under the direction of Lawler and Crosby Funeral Home.

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LaFLAMME, Eva
LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS: Eva A. Gregoire Hamel LaFlamme, 99, died April 16, 2004. She was born August 24, 1904 to the late Hormidas and Elizabeth Genereux Gregoire. She enjoyed cooking, sewing and gardening. She is survived by three sisters, Yvette Mainville of Lowell, Rita Labbe of Dracut, and Laurette Perrin of Lowell; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Leon Hamel and Francis LaFlamme; and three siblings, Victor Gregoire, Romeo Gregoire and Irene Frechette. Services were held at St. Louis de France Church. Burial was at St. Joseph Cemetery in Chelmsford under the direction of McKenna-Ouellette Funeral Home.

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LAMONAKIS, Mary
CONCORD, MASSACHUSETTS: Mary Jouvelakas Lamonakis, 90, died May 13, 2010. She was born February 15, 1920 in Somerville to John and Catherine Liapis Jouvelakas. She attended St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Lexington, and was a member of the St. Nicholas Philoptochos Society. She enjoyed cooking, playing card games and Scrabble, and rug hooking. Survivors include two sons, Byron Lamonakis (Karen) of Westford, and Nicholas E. Lamonakis (Susan) of Littleton; a daughter, Catherine "Kitty" Molakas of Concord; a sister, Thelma Marakoulos of Framingham; a sister-in-law, Mary Lamonakis of Turners Falls; a brother-in-law, James Zographos of Westboro; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emmanuel Lamonakis; a brother, George Jouvelakas; two sisters, Eugenia Zographos and Excel Alexis; and her parents. Services were held at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. Interment was at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery with arrangements by Dee Funeral Home.

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LAUKAITIS, Ann
SUNDERLAND, MASSACHUSETTS: Ann M. Lubas Laukaitis, 84, died February 17, 2005. She was born July 8, 1920 in North Amherst to Joseph and Eva Marciulynas Lubas. She was a retired secretary at Amherst College, and also worked at Greenfield Tap and Die Co. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, reading, knitting, and her pets. She attended St. Brigid's Church. Survivors include a daughter, Maryanne M. Laukaitis; a son-in-law, Michael Walunas; and 2 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William V. Laukaitis; two sisters, Evelyn Begos and Kathryn Zwinakis; and a brother, Joseph Lubas. Services were held at St. Brigid's Church. Interment was at St. Brigid's Cemetery under the direction of Douglass Funeral Service.

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LAY, Anna
PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: Anna K. Lay, 93, died August 23, 1974 at Hillcrest Hospital. She was born in Germany to Peter and Katherine Stuppe Lay. She came to the U.S. in 1894. She was a longtime employee of the Crane family in Dalton. She attended St. Joseph's Church. Survivors include a brother, Charles T. Lay of Pittsfield; and a sister, Mrs. Johanna Friburger of Pacific Palisades, CA. Services were held at St. Joseph's Church. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery under the direction of Dwyer Funeral Home.

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LeBEAU, Irene
NORTH ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS: Irene Teresa O'Brien LeBeau, 75, died January 30, 1980 in Albany, NY. She was born January 23, 1905 to George and Olive Beaupre O'Brien. She wa a retired nurse's aide, and attended St. Francis of Assisi Church. Survivors include her husband, Peter M. LeBeau; two sons, Arthur Howland and Francis Howland; two sisters, Olive Cannio and Doris Valliers; three brothers, Clifford O'Brien, George O'Brien and Joseph O'Brien; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Harriet Critelli. Services were held at St. Francis Church. Interment was at Southview Cemetery by San Soucie Funeral Home.

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LeCLAIRE, Laurent
MILLBURY, MASSACHUSETTS: Laurent J. "Larry" LeClaire, 83, died January 1, 2007 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester. He was born February 28, 1923 in Sutton to Joseph O. and Eva Marie Vincent LeClaire. He was a retired machine operator at Okinite Wire & Cable Co., and had also worked at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, the Felters Co., Harrington Richardson Firearms Co., and Whitin Machine Works. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and served in Europe with the 22nd Hospital Train. He was a member of St. Brigid Catholic Parish and the VFW. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Margaret C. Brady LeClaire; a sister, Marjorie E. McArdle of Millbury; his nieces and nephews; and his grand-nieces and grand-nephews. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Rita LeClaire, Glenora M. Cawthorne, and Theresa A. Vigeant. Services were held at St. Brigid Catholic Church. Interment with military honors was at Worcester County Memorial Park in Paxton by Turgeon Funeral Home.

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LEVIN, Harriet
FRAMINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS: Harriet Tennenbaum Levin died April 8, 2007. Survivors include two children and their spouses, Dyan and Ken Cotton of Framingham, and Meredith and Alan Rosoff of Ashland; two sisters, Irene Sandler of Milton and Jean Birnbaum of Savannah, GA; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin S. Levin. Services were held at Levine Chapel. Burial was at Sharon Memorial Park.

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LIBERMAN, Belle
WINTHROP, MASSACHUSETTS: Belle Epstein Liberman, 91, died December 2, 2011 at the Kaplan Family Hospice in Danvers. She was born November 2, 1920 in Boston to David Epstein and Ida Green Epstein. She operated Belle's Little Shop in Winthrop Center, and had been a resident of Winthrop for over 80 years. She was a longtime member of the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce and the Winthrop Rotary Club. She was the mother of Linda Durant of Beverly, and Donald Liberman of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; and the wife of the late Abraham Liberman. Interment was at Sharon Memorial Park under the direction of Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O'Maley Funeral Home.

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LOSTY, Matthew J.
HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS: Matthew J. Losty, 73, died May 11, 1930. He was born in Ireland to John and Julia Losty. He owned the Hillside Service Station. He was survived by five children, Daniel Losty, Mrs. Michael Shughnessy, George Losty, Mrs. George Glidden, and William Losty; a sister, Bridget Losty; 9 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Burns Losty. Services were held at Holy Cross Church. Interment was at St. Jerome Cemetery with arrangements by Shea Funeral Parlor.

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MACK, Catherine
WARREN, MASSACHUSETTS: Catherine H. Fijol Mack, 83, died February 20, 2009 at her residence. She was born December 19, 1925 in West Warren to John and Sophie Magiera Fijol. She was a retired seamstress at Mar-Dell Manufacturing Co., and was a attended Holy Cross Polish National Catholic Church in Ware. Survivors include Bonnie Richard (Marc) and Sharon L. Jarvis (Steven), and all of Warren; a sister, Pauline Gagnon of West Warren; a brother, Robert J. Fijol (Lois) of West Warren; 6 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Stanley V. Mack. Services were held at Holy Cross Polish National Catholic Church. Interment was at the Holy Cross Parish Cemetery by Cebula Funeral Home.

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MAGOVCEVIC, Katica
BRIGHTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Katica Magovcevic, 71, died August 15, 2010. She was born April 16, 1939. She was a native of Belgrade, Serbia. She was a chemical engineer, and after retirement, left Belgrade to pursue a career in the Boston area as a paralegal for the law firm of Fish and Richardson. She was the mother of Mariola Magovcevic, and Ivana Magovcevic-Liebisch; and the mother-in-law of Kai Angermueller and Lars Liebisch. She had 2 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Cambridge. Arrangements were handled by Faggas Funeral Home.

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MANNERS, Henry David
WILLIAMSTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS: Henry David "Dave" Manners, 79, died February 2, 2010. He was born January 22, 1931 to David G. Manners and Ida M. Karhunan Manners. He was a graduate of the University of Vermont with a bachelor's degree in Agricultural Economics. He worked for 25 years as a manager for Agway in North Adams and Pittsfield, and was also an Agway sales representative. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was past president of the Williamstown Lions Club, and enjoyed gardening and sports. He was a member of the First Congregational Church of North Adams, where he served as head usher. He is survived by his wife, Joan Underwood Manners; a son, David A. Manners of New Ashford; three daughters, Deborah Savage of South Dartmouth, Donna Brundage of Lakewood Ranch, FL, and Deanne Isherwood of Holden, ME; 9 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at the First Congregational Church. Arrangements were handled by Flynn and Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals.

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MARSOOBIAN, Alice
WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Alice Marsoobian, 89, died September 8, 2011. She was born December 27, 1921 in Worcester to George and Gadar Vorperian Marsoobian. She was retired, and had worked in accounting for John Bath Co. and Sjogren Tool. She was a member of Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church. Surviving family members include a sister, Florence Eknoian of Worcester; a brother-in-law, Jacob Frankian of Worcester; her nieces and nephews; her grand-nieces and grand-nephews; and a goddaughter. She was preceded in death by a brother, Jack Marsoobian; and two sisters, Elsie Frankian and Gladys Maghakian. Services were held at Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church. Interment was at Hope Cemetery with arrangements by Callahan and Fay Brothers Funeral Home.

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MARSZALEK, Edalia
TURNERS FALLS, MASSACHUSETTS: Edalia F. "Dolly" Marszalek, 81, died December 6, 2006. She was born May 10, 1925 in Turners Falls to Joseph and Mary Siepiora Marszalek. She was a retired head paymaster at Erving Paper Mills with over 40 years of service. She was a former housekeeper at Ss. Peter and Paul Rectory in Three Rivers, and at Our Lady of Czestochowa Rectory. She attended Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, where she was a member of the the parish council, the Rosary Society, St. Cecelia's Choir, St. Anne's Society, and the bazaar planning committee. She was also a member of the Polish Women's Alliance. She is survived by a sister, Anna M. Kurkulonis of Turners Falls; a nephew, Alan Kurkulonis of Montague; two nieces, Linda Kurkulonis of Agawam, and Joanne Kosuda of Phoenix, AZ; and her grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Services were held at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church. Burial was at the parish cemetery with arrangements by Kostanski Funeral Home.

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MATHIAS, Mary
LUDLOW, MASSACHUSETTS: Mary T. Petrolati Mathias, 90, passed away April 14, 2006. She was born in Ludlow, and was a former employee at Ludlow Mills. She attended St. Mary of the Assumption Church. She is survived by her nieces and nephews; her in-laws; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, John "Jack" Mathias. Arrangements were entrusted to Ludlow Funeral Home.

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MATULAITIS, Grace
HANOVER, MASSACHUSETTS: Grace M. O'Brien Matulaitis, 85, died December 1, 2005 at Queen Anne Nursing Home in Hingham. She was born November 19, 1920 in Boston to the late Patrick and Mildred Kelley O'Brien. She was a former office manager for T.D. Downing. She was raised in Dorchester and had lived in Weymouth prior to moving to Hanover eleven years ago. Survivors include a son, Thomas H. Matulaitis of Simi Valley, CA; a sister, Eunice Cusick of Weymouth; and a grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold T. Matulaitis. Services were held at St. Ann Church in Dorchester. Interment was at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Dorchester by Sullivan Funeral Home.

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McCORMICK, Father Gerard
TEWKSBURY, MASSACHUSETTS: Fr. Gerard B. McCormick died September 30, 2007 in Tewksbury. He was born August 18, 1914 to Bernard and Anna Fallon McCormick. He was a priest for 60 years. He entered the Oblate novitiate in Tewksbury, professing his first vows in 1941, and his perpetual vows on September 8, 1944. He was ordained to the priesthood in Washington, DC on June 2, 1947. He was stationed at Our Lady of Hope in Newburgh, NY for nearly 30 years, and also served as a missionary in Brazil from 1947 to 1951. He later taught at the Oblate Novitiate in Tewksbury. He ministered in Port Huron, MI, and was pastor of St. Joseph's Church in Essex, NY. He was a chaplain in Lincroft, NJ at Christian Brothers Academy. In 2000, he was assigned to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Residence in Tewksbury, where he stayed until his passing. He is survived by his nieces and nephews; and his religious community. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Francis, James, and Donald. Interment was in Tewksbury at the Oblate Fathers Cemetery.

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McGINNIS, Mary
HOPEDALE, MASSACHUSETTS: Mary McGinnis, 60, died November 8, 2007 at the Milford Regional Medical Center. She was born April 21, 1947 in Worcester to Charles T. and Mildred R. Farrell McGinnis. Survivors include three brothers, John A. (Mary C.) McGinnis of Worcester, Charles R. McGinnis of Springfield, and Robert J. (Shirley) McGinnis of Chicopee; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Carol Bernasconi. Services were held at Sacred Heart Church. Interment was at St. John's Cemetery in Worcester with arrangements by Buma-Sargeant Funeral Home.

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MEDEIROS, Ronald
FALL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS: Ronald K. Medeiros, 56, died December 31, 2001. He was the husband of Barbara O'Neil Medeiros; the son of Manuel P. Medeiros; and the father of Jennifer Lavoie (Peter), and Robin Simons (Jeff). He had 2 grandchildren. Services were held at Holy Name Church. Interment was at St. Patrick's Cemetery under the direction of Hathaway Home For Funerals.

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MELKISETHIAN, Anna
FITCHBURG, MASSACHUSETTS: Anna DerMinasian Melkisethian, 81, died October 5, 2003. She was born January 25, 1922. She formerly worked for the Doehla Greeting Card Company. She enjoyed dancing. She is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Harry and Anita DerMinasian of Boca Raton, FL; two nephews; and a grand-niece. Burial was at Forest Hill Cemetery under the direction of Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Home.

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MILOT, Eleanor
TAUNTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Eleanor S. Karol Milot died May 2, 2009 at Caritas-Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Katherine Maslanka Karol. She was a member of Holy Rosary Church, and enjoyed cooking. Family members include a daughter, Elaine L. Gerrior (Charles) of Taunton, two sons, Ernest W. Milot (Priscilla), and Edward A. Milot (companion Janet DePontbriand), all of Taunton; 4 grandchildren; a great-grandchild on the way; and her nieces and nephews. She was the former wife of the late Ernest A. "Pop" Milot; and was the sister of the late Henry Karol. Arrangements were handled by Riendeau-Mulvey Funeral Home.

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MIRANDA, Adeline
TAUNTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Adeline Pina Miranda, 86, died November 7, 2008. She was the daughter of the late Antonio B. Pina and Eugenia B. Duarte Pina. She worked as a nurse's aide at Wedgemere Rehabilitation and Nursing Center for over 20 years, and was a member of the Baptist Church of All Nations. She enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles, and watching the Food Channel on television. She is survived by six children, Beverly Alves, Vivian L. Barrows, and Anthony Miranda, all of Taunton, Dennis Miranda of Illinois, Lydia M. Santiago of Wareham, and Lisa M. Levy of Florida; two siblings, Agnes Pina and Lillian Rodrigues; 10 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five siblings, Antonio, Julio, Joseph, Mabel, and Mary. Arrangements were handled by Taunton Funeral Home.

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MOURADIAN, Margaret
SOUTH YARMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS: Margaret Mouradian, 83, died February 8, 2004 at the Windsor Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in South Yarmouth. She was born April 15, 1920 in Watertown, and grew up in Roxbury. She was a longtime payroll clerk for Prudential Life Insurance Co. in Boston, and had been a USO hostess during World War II. She moved to Cape Cod in the 1960s. Survivors include three sisters, Teresa Vela of West Yarmouth, Rose Conduris of South Yarmouth and Boca Raton, FL, and Ann Smith of Detroit, MI; a brother, Ary Mouradian of Deerfield Beach, FL; a brother in-law and caregiver, George Conduris of South Yarmouth and Boca Raton, FL; and her nieces and nephews. Arrangements were handled by Hallett Funeral Home.

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NALBANDIAN, Irene
WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Irene Nalbandian, 99, died November 27, 2008 at Holy Trinity Nursing Center. She was born in Worcester to Jacob and Mary Berberian Nalbandian. She was a graduate of Fairchild Business School and Ward's Business School, and was a writer and clerk with the Paul Revere Insurance Company. She attended the Armenian Church of Our Saviour, and was a member of the Daughters of Vartan. She enjoyed traveling and cooking, and was a former tournament bowler. Survivors include a sister, Violet Nalbandian of Worcester; a nephew, Peter Wayne Nalbandian (Mary Ann) of Worcester; her cousins; 2 grand-nieces; a grand-nephew; and her friends. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Peter Nalbandian and Karnig Nalbandian; a niece, Carolyn Nalbandin Dinsmore; and a sister-in-law, Marion Nalbandian. Services were held at the Armenian Church of Our Saviour. Burial was at Hope Cemetery with arrangements by Callahan and Fay Brothers Funeral Home.

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OLMO, Arlene
PEABODY, MASSACHUSETTS: Arlene R. Fisher Olmo, 50, died December 28, 2004. She was born August 17, 1954 in Bamberg, Germany to Charles and Ursula Fisher. She came to the U.S. as a child. She was a graduate of North Shore Community College. She is survived by four children, Angel Olmo of Eliot, ME, and Angelique Olmo, Maria and Mariana Negron, all of Beverly; a sister, Eleanor Smith Cagney of Beverly; and 10 grandchildren. Arrangements were entrusted to Campbell Funeral Home.

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OLSEN, Otto
BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Otto Olsen, 66, died February 11, 1957 in a hospital in St. Petersburg, FL. He worked for the New England Telephone and Telegraph Co. He was survived by his wife, Margaret Olsen. Arrangements were handled by Wilhelm Funeral Home.

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O'SULLIVAN, John
WELLFLEET, MASSACHUSETTS: Services were held at Our Lady of Lourdes Church on August 7, 1967 for John M. O'Sullivan. He was a retired perfume chemist for Lever Brothers Soap Company, and was a former resident of East Hartford, CT. He is survived by his wife, Agnes Ahearn O'Sullivan; three daughters, Mrs. Austin Morrison of Torrington, CT, Mrs. Ernest Sachs of Hanover, NH, and Mrs. Richard Gilette of McLean, VA; two sons, John M. of Fitchburg, and Donald F. of Newington, CT; and 18 grandchildren. Burial was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

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PAAKKINEN, Annie
RANDOLPH, MASSACHUSETTS: Annie McVitie Paakkinen, 73, died February 18, 2009 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. She was born in Scotland. She had been a Randolph resident for 40 years. She was the mother of Stephen R. Slavinsky of Randolph, Paul A. and Alex N. Paakkinen, both of Whitman, and Susan R. Della Porta of Florida; and the sister of Isabel Carlson of Scituate, Alec, James, and David McVitie, all of Scotland, and the late William, John and Stephen McVitie and Rita Watt. She had 5 grandchildren. She was the former wife of Paul Paakkinen. Interment was at Central Cemetery under the direction of Hurley Funeral Home.

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PALUMBO, Rosario
WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS: Rosario N. Palumbo, 82, died February 29, 2004. He was born October 1, 1921 to the late Nicholas and Filomena Mucci Palumbo. He was a retired painter and foreman for Fantegrossi Painting Company with over 40 years of service. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and was a member of the Waltham VFW, and the North Waltham Seniors. He is survived by his wife, Catherine M. McKinley Palumbo; his children, Richard N. Palumbo (Elizabeth) of Leominster, Patricia A. Terrasi (David) of Billerica, Kathleen M. Roehmboldt (Wade) of East Cornith, VT, Deborah L. Flanagan (Patrick), and James J. Palumbo (Linda) all of Waltham; 8 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Joseph Palumbo, Rose Palumbo, and Colleen Dion. Services were held at Sacred Heart Church. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Joyce Funeral Home.

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PEASLEE, Antoinette
PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: Antoinette Maria Peaslee, 71, died February 1, 2005. She was born October 21, 1933 in Pittsfield to the late Guido S. and Alice Albertini Bertoldi. She retired from Canteen Food Service in Pittsfield at the General Electric Company Ordnance Department with 30 years of service. She also formerly worked at Nilan's Bakery. She attended Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, and enjoyed gardening and Sunday car rides. She is survived by her husband, Robert L. Peaslee; and a brother, Livio Bertoldi of Pittsfield. Services were held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Interment was at St. Joseph's Cemetery under the direction of Dery Funeral Home.

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PILOTE, Rita
WHITMAN, MASSACHUSETTS: Rita A. McCarthy Pilote died August 31, 2007. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Rita (Raymond) Swan; and a daughter-in-law, Mary Kiernan Pilote. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman R. Pilote; and a son, Norman, Jr. Services were held at Our Lady of Good Hope Church. Interment was at St. James Cemetery under the direction of Long Funeral Home.

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PINCIARO, Walter R.
BEVERLY, MASSACHUSETTS: Walter Richard Pinciaro, 64, died December 6, 2004. He was born October 9, 1940 in Beverly to James and Hilda Detorre Pinciaro. He was a retired firefighter for the City of Beverly with 30 years of service, and had also been a longtime employee of Maestranzi Brothers and Freddie's Restaurant. He was a member of the Beverly Firefighters Local #1669, the Union Club, the Italian Community Center, and the Cape Ann Sportsman's Club. He is survived by three children, Michael Pinciaro (Jennifer), and Traci and Susan Pinciaro, all of Beverly; four brothers, Donald Pinciaro of Amesbury, and William, Rocky, and James Pinciaro, all of Beverly; 2 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine DiStefano Pinciaro; and his parents. Services were held at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church. Burial was at St. Mary's Cemetery under the direction of Campbell Funeral Home.

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POPE, Frederick
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Frederick Harris Pope died February 8, 1915 at his residence. He was the son of Harris W. and Evelyn Newcomb Pope. He was a longtime treasurer at the family business, F.H. Pope Leather Company. He was survived by his wife, Emelyn Wilcox Pope; and two sons, Herbert Carruth Pope, and Arnold Watson Pope.

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PRENCIPE, Marguerite
WINCHESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Marguerite Theresa Lyman Prencipe, 89, died June 27, 2000. She was born February 20, 1911. She graduated from Marywood University. She was a native of Scranton. She worked in a munitions factory during World War II, and later relocated to New Jersey to teach school. She lived in Glen Ridge, NJ for 20 years, and then came to Winchester. She was active with her church. She is survived by a daughter, Mary Ellen Weinberg of Stockbridge; two sons, Bert, Jr. of Andover, and Nick of Chelsea; and 7 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Humbert Prencipe. Services were held at St. Eulalia's Church. Interment was at Wildwood Cemetery under the direction of Costello Funeral Home.

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PRESIDENT, Warren
TAUNTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Warren President, 62, died May 21, 2009 at New England Sinai Hospital in Stoughton. He was born in Cross, SC to Rev. Harold and Ethel Mae Praeleau President. He had lived in Taunton for 27 years, and during that time, worked as a nursing assistant at the Brockton VA Medical Center. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam era, and enjoyed watching the Patriots and NASCAR. He was the husband of Linda Bettencourt President; the father of Chelsea President and Felecia President, both of Taunton, Selina President of South Carolina, Eric President (Laverne) of Virginia, Shelly Vinnie of Florida, and Denise Buchannan and Dereck Henderson of Washington, DC; and the brother of Betty Brown (Paul) of South Carolina, Carrie Smith of New York, Pauline Yarde (Alister) of Florida, Ruby Rodrigues (Robert) of Georgia, and and the late Jerome President. He had 9 grandchildren. Interment was at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne under the direction of Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home.

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PRINCIPE, Pasquale
SHREWSBURY, MASSACHUSETTS: Pasquale Principe, 36, died July 1, 1915. He was born in Italy to Bartolomeo and Maria Antonia Principe. He was survived by his wife. Burial was at St. John's Cemetery.

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PROSTAK, Edward J., Sr.
WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Edward Joseph Prostak, Sr., 82, died April 12, 2006. He was born October 9, 1923 in Worcester to Onufry and Catherine Sowa Prostak. He worked at General Electric for 42 years, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Theresa Bastille Prostak; two daughters, Geralyn (Christopher) Bailey of Auburn, and Cheryl Ann (Roger) Willis of Maine; three sons, Edward J., Jr. of New York, John G. of Columbia, S.A., and Gary of California; two sisters, Helen (Walter) Lucyniak of Auburn, and Ann S. Miller; a sister-in-law, Josephine Prostak of Worcester; 6 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Isabel C. Petracca; and two brothers, Walter and Stanley. Arrangements were handled by Britton Funeral Home.

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RACICOT, Robert
UXBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS: Robert M. Racicot, 80, died December 10, 2007. He was born August 30, 1927 to the late Francis E. and Rebecca M. Gusney Racicot. He worked at Bay State Welding in Grafton for 30 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, and enjoyed gardening, computers, and the outdoors. He is survived by two sons, Robert M. Racicot II of Dudley, and Kevin Racicot of Uxbridge; three daughters, Robin Racicot of Blackstone, Jeryl Broman of Sturbridge, and Kathleen Urato of Blackstone; a brother, Henry E. Racicot of Uxbridge; three sisters, Victoria A. Penland of Uxbridge, Susanna M. Setsi of Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Isabella M. Loudermilk of Paisley, FL, his nieces and nephews; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy M. Hewett Racicot; a son, Alan F. Angel; and two brothers, Francis E. Racicot, Jr. and James J. Racicot. Interment was at Prospect Hill Cemetery by Buma Funeral Home.

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RIVEST, Mary
SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: Mary P. Guiheen Rivest, 79, died May 29, 2009 at Baystate Medical Center. She was born March 1, 1930 in Springfield to Michael and Mary Manning Guiheen. She held an associate's degree from Springfield Technical Community College. She was a retired administrative assistant at New England Tel. & Tel. with 48 years of service, and was associated with the Springfield Library and Museum Association. She attended Our Lady of Hope Church, where she served on the financial board, and was a volunteer at the Irish Cultural Center at Elms College. Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Roland A "Bud" Rivest; two brothers-in-law, Norman Rivest (Yvette) of Easthampton, and John Sevila of Dennis; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at Our Lady of Hope Church. Interment was at the Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery by Sampson Funeral Home.

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ROACH, Nathalie
YARMOUTHPORT, MASSACHUSETTS: Nathalie Coulson Warren Roach, 89, died July 20, 2007. She was born February 27, 1918. She was a member of the Melrose VFW Auxiliary since 1964, and was a former Campfire leader and member of the Melrose Highlands Women's Club. She was a Meals on Wheels volunteer, and a member of the Dennis Women's Club. She attended the First Congregational Church. She is survived by two daughters, Barbara A. Von Stelzer of Dennisport, and Janet Coulson Warren of Georgia. She was the stepmother of Judith Dolaher of Harwichport, and the grandmother of Peter Warren Von Stelzer. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Samuel J. Warren, Jr. and James Roach; and a friend, Wally Verge. Arrangements were handled by Morris and O'Connor Funeral Home.

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ROMAN, Julio
LEOMINSTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Julio Roman, 83, died November 20, 2002. He was born April 20, 1919 in Matillo, Puerto Rico to the late Domingo and Barbara Maldonado Roman. He lived in Leominster for nearly 30 years, and was a foreman at Baystate Plastics. He worked for several years at The Spanish Center, and also at the YMCA. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Antonia Gonzalez Roman: two sons, Robert Roman of Connecticut, and Daniel Roman of Chicago, IL; three daughters, Brunilda Shiffler of Leominster, Ersa Roman of Fitchburg, and Myrtta Brooks of Gardner; two brothers, Jamie Roman of Leominster, and Domingo Roman of New York; two sisters, Jenoveva Cruz of NY, and Ada Roman of New Jersey; his nieces and nephews; and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Religious services were held at Capilla Santisima Trinidad Church. Burial was at St. Leo's Cemetery with arrangements by Curley-Masciarelli Funeral Home.

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ROQUE, Yvonne
FALL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS: Yvonne M. Ronan Roque, 78, died January 1, 2002. She was the wife of Jacques Roque; the former wife of Lewis Chadwick; and the daughter of James and Albina Juneau Ronan. Services were held at Notre Dame Church. Interment was at St. Patrick's Cemetery under the direction of Boule Funeral Home.

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RUBENSTEIN, Shirley
WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS: Shirley A. Rubenstein, 69, died October 17, 1985. She was born in Malden, MA to the late Samuel and Edna Andrews. She was a resident of Norwalk, CT at the time of her passing. Services were held in Brookline. Interment was at Beth Israel Memorial Park in Waltham.

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RYAN, Eugene J.
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Eugene Joseph Ryan died February 26, 2008 at the Sherrill House Nursing Center in Boston. He was born August 28, 1923 in Brownsville, TX to Richard and Stella Ryan. He grew up in Texas. He was a 1954 graduate of Harvard University, and retired from the Department of Social Services for the State of Massachusetts with 38 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and helped with post-war efforts to provide aid to the French. He was a Catholic, and a strong supporter of the Democratic Party. He enjoyed traveling. He is survived by a nephew, Richard Odneal of Fort Worth, TX; and his friends both in the U.S. and abroad. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Olive Delaney and Edith Odneal; and an infant brother, Hugh. Services were held at Aquinas Catholic Church. Interment was at the National Cemetery in Bourne under the direction of Mann and Mann Funeral Home.

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SANTIANO, Ruth
BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Ruth E. Donahue Santiano, 89, died July 17, 2001. She was born in Newton, MA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Santiano. Interment was at Melrose Cemetery under the direction of Cartwright Funeral Home.

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SEAVER, Gloria
HAMILTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Gloria J. Kingman Seaver, 73, died October 29, 2004. She was born March 20, 1931 in Salem to Harry C. and Rose Paradise Kingman. She worked for 15 years at General Electric. Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Edward W. "Duke" Seaver, Jr.; two daughters, Carol J. Seaver of Hamilton, and Paula A. Seaver of Beverly; a sister, Rosanna Gentleman; three brothers, Frederick Kingman, Carroll "Chick" Kingman, and Harry C. Kingman, Jr.; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Potter and Florence D'Amour. Interment was at Oakdale Cemetery with arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home.

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SEDLACK, Sister Mary Michael
WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS: Sr. Mary Michael Sedlack, 95, S.M.S.M., died April 18, 2011 at the Elizabeth Seton Residence in Wellesley. She was born March 22, 1916 in Cleveland, OH to the late Joseph and Mary Leonard Sedlack. She entered the Marist Missionary Sisters of the Society of Mary on August 2, 1938 in Bedford, making her first religious profession in 1941, and her final vows on February 2, 1947. She served at Hansen Home in Jamaica, and also worked in Papua New Guinea and Australia, returning to the U.S. in 1992. She lived at Rocky Creek Retirement Village in Tampa, FL, and then entered the Marillac assisted living facility in Wellesley. Survivors include a nephew; two nieces; her friends; and the Marist Missionary Sisters. Services were held at the Marist Missionary Sisters Convent. Interment was at the Marist Missionary Sisters Lot at Saint Patrick's Cemetery in Watertown under the direction of Brasco and Sons Memorial Chapels.

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SILVA, John
TRURO, MASSACHUSETTS: John Silva, 68, died February 21, 1965 at the New England Medical Center in Boston. He was the son of the late Joseph and Amelia Lane Silva. He opened a restaurant in North Truro, and also ran a summer cottage business. He formerly worked as a trap fisherman. He was survived by three brothers, Joseph of Provincetown, and George and Frank of California; a sister, Mary Silva of Oakland, CA; his cousins; and his nieces and nephews. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Services were held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Truro under the direction of Carlson Funeral Home.

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SILVA, Joseph
TAUNTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Joseph Silva, 85, died December 31, 2002 in Taunton. He was the husband of the late Mary Teresa Pereira Silva. He was a former resident of Fall River, MA. Services were held at Our Lady of Health Church. Interment was at the Massachusetts National Cemetery under the direction of Silva-Faria Somerset Funeral Home.

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SLATTERY, Bernard J.
LUDLOW, MASSACHUSETTS: Bernard James Slattery died January 7, 1913. He was born Decemeber 3, 1912 in Massachusetts to Bernard Patrick Slattery and Isabelle Seymour. Interment was at St. Aloysius Cemetery.

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SLUSARSKI, Zygmunt
FALL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS: Zygmunt Slusarski, 82, died December 31, 2001 in Fall River. He was the son of the late Jan and Agata Walasek Slusarski; and the brother of Boleslaw Slusarski. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery under the direction of Boyko Memorial Funeral Home.

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SMALL, Thelma
REVERE, MASSACHUSETTS: Thelma Harriett Small, 85, died March 21, 2007. She was born September 1, 1921 to Howard B. and Anna Cook Small. She loved animals, particularly dogs and horses, and enjoyed traveling. Survivors include a sister, Lois LaBeau of Revere; two brothers, Howard I. Small of Yarmouth, and Ivan Ray Small of Brunswick; two nephews, Joseph R. LaBeau III of Revere, and Howard Small of Brunswick; and a niece, Jane Small Plante of Spofford, MA. She was preceded in death by a sister, Jean Dumont; and a niece, Judith A. LaBeau. Arrangements were handled by Brackett Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Sheila
MELROSE, MASSACHUSETTS: Sheila M. Martin Smith, 76, died May 14, 2005. She was born June 7, 1928 to the late Thomas and Sophie Black Martin. She was the mother of Donald C. Smith (Tina) and Gregory R. Smith (Norma), all of Melrose, and is survived by 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Edward "Ted" Martin. Arrangements were handled by Robinson Funeral Home.

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SOCHA, Stephanie
GILBERTVILLE, MASSACHUSETTS: Stephanie A. Jasiak Socha, 92, died April 8, 2011 at Quaboag on the Common in West Brookfield. She was born November 26, 1918 in Ware to the late John and Caroline Pietruska Jasiak. She was a retired bank teller at Ware Trust Co. with over 30 years of service, and had also worked at Ware Shoe Co. She attended Holy Cross Polish National Catholic Church in Ware, where she was a member of the Ladies' Society for the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, the Gilbertville Golden Agers, the Dunroamin Country Club, and Spojnia, the Polish National Union of America. Survivors include two sons, Sylvester A. Socha, Jr. (Susan), and Stephen A. Socha (Lisa), all of Ware; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sylvester A. Socha, Sr.; two sisters, Mildred Jasiak and Sophie Buelow; and a brother, Rudolph Jasiak. Services were held at Holy Cross Polish National Catholic Church in Ware. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery in Ware under the direction of Cebula Funeral Home.

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SPOONER, Lillian
NEW BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS: Lillian Correia Spooner, 77, died May 14, 2007. She was the daughter of the late Serafim and Mariana deSousa Correia. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church. She was a former stitcher for Friedman Shoes, and enjoyed knitting and cooking. She is survived by her husband, Donald A. Spooner; two daughters, Marie T. Bretz of Fairhaven, and Rosemary Alexandre (Jorge) of New Bedford; a daughter-in-law, Ximena Spooner of Valdivia, Chile; two brothers, Arthur Correia of Dartmouth, and Abel Correia of Yarmouth; three sisters, Mary Cordeiro of Navato, CA, Hilda Jasinski of New Bedford, and Sara Magnant of Akron, OH; her nieces and nephews; 4 grandchildren; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her son, Joseph A. Spooner; and a brother, Joseph Correia. Services were held at St. Joseph's Church. Interment was at Sacred Heart Cemetery #2 under the direction of Fairhaven Funeral Home.

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SQUIRES, Louise
GEORGETOWN, MASSACHUSETTS: Louise Graves Squires, 67, died May 9, 2007. She was born in Marblehead on October 16, 1939. She was a longtime resident of Lynn. Survivors include her husband, Frank I. Squires; a daughter, Mary-Hope Squires (Marty) Mosher of Georgetown; a son, Donald "Scotty" Hornblower (Amy) of Portland, ME; a brother, Charles Graves of Spring Valley, CA; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph Graves and Russell Graves. Arrangements were handled by Merton E. Roberts, Jr. and Conte Funeral Home.

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STASIOWSKI, Eleanor
CHICOPEE, MASSACHUSETTS: Eleanor Maziarz Stasiowski, 92, died June 10, 2010. She was born in 1917 in Chicopee to Joseph and Zofia Murdza Maziarz. She was a retired assembler with F.W. Sickles, and a communicant of St. Stanislaus Basilica. She was a member of the Polish National Alliance. Survivors include five sons, Richard of Springfield, and John, Robert, Ronald and Michael, all of Chicopee; 9 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Max J. Stasiowski. Services were held at St. Stanislaus Basilica. Interment was at St. Stanislaus Cemetery under the direction of Tylunas Funeral Home.

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STOYA, Spiro
NATICK, MASSACHUSETTS: Spiro Stoya, 24, died July 4, 1911. He was born in Albania to John and Lena Stoya in 1887. He was a shoemaker, and was unmarried. Interment was at Dell Park Cemetery.

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ST. YVES, Anita
FALL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS: Anita A. St. Yves, 85, died July 20, 2009. She was the daughter of the late Napoleon and Rhea Mayrand St. Yves. She was a retired floor worker in the garment industry. She was a former member of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and the Children of Mary, and was a communicant of Holy Trinity Parish. She is survived by her caregivers, Royal Boudria of Fall River and Valerie Kochan of Somerset; a cousin, Janice Mayrand of Somerset; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by two siblings, Hilda Levesque and Leo St. Yves. Services were held at Holy Trinity Church. Burial was at Notre Dame Cemetery under the direction of Hebert-Hathaway Funeral Home.

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SZETELA, Regina
NORTHBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS: Regina S. Szetela died October 16, 2007. Survivors include her children, Robert S. Szetela of Norfolk, VA, Stanley D. Szetela (Maryellen) of Intervale, NH, Susanne M. Cayford (Gregory) of Worcester, and Diane M. Jurson (K. Philip) of Hodgdon, ME; a sister, Wanda Judenis of Coventry, RI; a sister-in-law, Jennie Zawacki of Greenville, RI; and 10 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Karol Szetela; a brother, Rudolph Zawacki; and a brother-in-law, Stanley Judenis. Services were held at St. John the Evangelist Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery by Henry J. Burke and Sons Funeral Home.

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SZYDLOWSKI, Rita
FALL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS: Rita Levesque Szydlowski, 82, died January 3, 2002. She was the daughter of the late Ludovie and Emili Morencey Levesque; and the aunt of Frank and Thomas Szydlowski. Services were held at St. Mary's Cathedral. Interment was at Notre Dame Cemetery under the direction of Boule Funeral Home.

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TARR, Romulus
GLOUCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Romulus Tarr, 79, died March 29, 1915. He was born February 7, 1836 in Rockport to Reuben Tarr and Hannah Young Tarr. He was a fisherman. Burial was at Locust Grove Cemetery under the direction of undertaker W.S. Pike.

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TEELE, Royal
PROVINCETOWN, MASSACHUSETTS: Royal P. Teele, 77, died February 10, 1965. He was a retired wholesale paper merchant, and moved from Boston to Provincetown after retirement. He was a native of Medford. He was survived by his wife, Rose Teele; a daughter, Mrs. Ralph Ditmars of Winchester; a granddaughter; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at the Provincetown Cemetery.

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THEORET, Loretta
PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: Loretta Beatrice Theoret, 90, died February 16, 2009. She was born in Henryville, Quebec, Canada to Henry and Naomi Noel Breault. She attended St. Charles Church, and had been a communicant of the former Notre Dame Church from 1941 until its closing. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, cooking and bowling. She is survived by her husband, Leo P. Theoret; a son, Paul Theoret (Karen) of Troy, NY; four daughters, Louise Breitmaier (Gunter) of Hinsdale, and Anne-Marie Webster (William), Anita Pierce (David), and Theresa Bartow (Jack), all of Pittsfield; a sister, Alice Lequin of Canada; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Charles Church. Burial was at St. Joseph's Cemetery under the direction of Dery Funeral Home.

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TUDISCO, Raymond
NORTH ANDOVER, MASSACHUSETTS: Raymond J. Tudisco, 88, died February 5, 2008 at Lawrence General Hospital. He was born May 11, 1919 to the late Ippolito and Rita Patti Tudisco. He was a retired appliance salesman for Sears in Lawrence and Methuen with 40 years of service, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He enjoyed sports, especially the Red Sox and the Patriots. Survivors include his wife, Elvira R. Iannazzi Tudisco; three sons, Robert Tudisco of Belmont, and Richard Tudisco and Raymond P. Tudisco, both of North Andover; 5 granddaughters; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, David P. Tudisco. Services were held at St. Michael's Church. Interment was at St. Mary's Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence under the direction of Conte Funeral Home.

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VAZ, Alfred J., Sr.
DIGHTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Alfred James Vaz, Sr. died November 28, 2006. He was the husband of Helen Bennett Vaz; the father of Kathleen Williams of Plainville, Alfred Vaz, Jr. (Cheryl) of Rehoboth, Linda Mitchell (David) of Colorado, and Wendy Vaz of Florida; and the brother of Diamond Vaz of Tiverton, RI. He had 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Taunton. Interment was at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne by Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home.

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VEASIE, Alden
AYER, MASSACHUSETTS: Alden K. Veasie, 72, died April 11, 2011 at Nashoba Valley Medical Center in Ayer. He was born June 12, 1938 to Kenneth G. and Edna B. Loomer Veasie. He was a retired meter reader for the Boston Gas Company with over 30 years of service, and was also a real estate broker for Groton Colonial Realtor. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and going to the beach, and was a member of the American Legion. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Sheri L. and Paul Richard of Ayer; a son and daughter-in-law, Jay A. and Sharon Veasie of Ayer; 2 grandchildren; his former wife, June M. Gionet Veasie of Ayer; and his longtime companion, Barbara McClain of Ayer. He was the brother of the late Gary Veasie; and the stepbrother Carl Loomer. Burial was at Village Cemetery in Shirley under the direction of T.J. Anderson and Son Funeral Home.

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VENTI, George
CONCORD, MASSACHUSETTS: George A. Venti, 90, died September 8, 2006 at Emerson Hospital in Concord. He was born October 31, 1915 in Concord to the late Joseph and Theresa DiCicco Venti. He was a graduate of Waltham Trade School. He retired from the service department of Moran Motors in Acton, and had also worked at Viano Motors, Macone Brothers Service Station, and Electro Products. He was a Past Exalted Ruler and life member of the Concord Elks Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Mary E. Oakman Venti; a brother, Louis Venti of Concord; and his nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Helen Venti, Enrico Venti, Gena Oakman, and Matilda Stephanelli. Services were held at Holy Family Parish. Interment was at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery under the direction of Dee Funeral Home.

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VIERA, Alice
PLYMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS: Alice Bussolari Viera, 92, died June 7, 2009. She worked in the trust department of Plymouth Home National Bank for over 26 years. She was a member and past president of the Golden Agers, a member of St. Peter's Women's League for over 30 years, and a volunteer for several organizations, including Catholic Charities. She enjoyed flower gardening. She is survived by her children, Paul Viera and Louise Viera, both of Plymouth; and a granddaughter, Pia Viera of Plymouth. She was preceded in death by her husband,John Viera. Services were held at St. Peter's Church. Burial was at St. Joseph's Cemetery with arrangements by Richard Davis Funeral Home.

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WALSH, Arthur
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Arthur J. Walsh of Charlestown died June 23, 2006. He retired from the Boston Gas company with 51 years of service, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Old Charlestown Schoolboys Association. He was the husband of the late Joan Regan Walsh; the father of Brian S. Walsh (Theresa) of Charlestown, and Nancy L. Kelly (Mark) of Beverly; and the brother of John Walsh of Charlestown, and the late Katherine Logan, Margaret Sorrell, Mary McCarthy, and Thomas Walsh. He had 3 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Francis de Sales Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden under the direction of John H. Sawyer Funeral Home.

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WITKUM, Anna
TEWKSBURY, MASSACHUSETTS: Anna E. Shimkus Witkum, 90, died May 25, 2004. She was born March 12, 1914 to the late Dominick and Florence Shimkus. She formerly worked with the lunch program in the Tewksbury schools. She was a member of St. William's Parish, and enjoyed needlework. She is survived by a daughter, Patricia A. Witkum of Tewksbury; a son, William R. Witkum of Dracut; her nieces and nephews; 2 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William A. Witkum; and was the sister of the late John and Charles Shimkus, Aldona Brabant, and Adella Duggan. Services were held at St. William's Church. Interment was at the Tewksbury Cemetery under the direction of Tewksbury Funeral Home.

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WONKKA, Philip
ORANGE, MASSACHUSETTS: Philip H. Wonkka, 57, died November 23, 2007. He was born December 11, 1949 in Fitchburg to Waino I. and Fernande Bergeron Wonkka. He was an inspector at the L. S. Starrett Company in Athol, and formerly worked at Leisure Woods, Digital Computer, and Lakegrove School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He enjoyed camping and playing horseshoes. He is survived by his wife, Joyce E. Larrabee Wonkka; two sons, James Wonkka (Nicole) of Athol, and Philip Wonkka (Julie) of Erving; a sister, Deborah Gale (Alan) of Greensboro, NC; a brother, Gerry Wonkka (Julie) of Pepperall; his stepfather, Francis Babineau of Baldwinville; 3 grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and Rob Bushay of Athol, who he treated as a son. He was preceded in death by a brother, Waino A. Wonkka. Interment was at South Cemetery under the direction of Witty's Funeral Home.

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YOSGANDES, Mary
SOUTH YARMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS: Mary Virginia Furdon Yosgandes, 79, died January 3, 2005. She was born March 28, 1925. Survivors include a daughter, Christine Condon; a son-in-law, William T. Condon; a sister, Patricia James of Peabody; three brothers, Paul Furdon of Lexington, William Furdon of Schenectady, NY, and James Furdon of Pompano Beach, FL; a grandson; and her nieces and nephews. Arrangements were entrusted to Hallett Funeral Home.

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ZELLENKA, William P.
WESTWOOD, MASSACHUSETTS: William Paul Zellenka, 84, died October 24, 2007. He was born April 29, 1923 in Boston to Paul and Mary Spachek Zellenka. He was a longtime employee of Whitehall Company Ltd., and also Rogers Flower Shop. He enjoyed model trains, ice skating shows, Big Band music, and drum and bugle corps competitions. Survivors include a sister-in-law, Rita Zellenka; his nieces and nephews, Fred W. Freidenfeld of Taunton, Ann Freidenfeld Ventura of Middleboro, and Jane Zellenka Noble, Lisa Zellenka, and John Zellenka, all of Gloucester; his grand-nieces and grand-nephews; and his great-grand-nieces and great-grand-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and two siblings, Ludwig "Louie" Zellenka and Margaret Zellenka Freidenfeld. Interment was at Nemasket Hill Cemetery by Ashley Funeral Home.

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ZOMNIR, Kathryn
SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: Kathryn M. Zomnir died May 27, 2009. She was born February 5, 1937 in Stafford Springs, CT to Joseph E. and Virginia Orsatti Zomnir. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree from New York University. She taught social work at Southern State University in New Haven, CT. Survivors include an aunt, Irma Papazonni of Santa Barbara, CA; and several cousins. Interment was at Gate of Heaven Cemetery under the direction of Dickinson-Streeter Funeral Service.

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