Jeannette B. Bourdon, 76
HAVERHILL — Jeannette B. (Credit) Bourdon, 76, of Haverhill, died Friday, May 11, 2007 at her home surrounded by her loving family from a lengthy battle with leukemia.
Born in Haverhill, daughter of the late Arthur E. and Eva R. (Phaneuf) Credit, she lived here all of her life.
She attended St. Joseph Grammar School and was a graduate of Haverhill High School, Class of 1947.
Mrs. Bourdon was employed as a material handler in the kitting department of the former Lucent Technologies in North Andover for many years, retiring in 1997. She was a member of the Communication Workers of America, local 1365, and lifelong member of All Saints Parish.
A devoted mother and grandmother, she enjoyed summers sitting poolside with friends or boating with her family. She always stayed busy and enjoyed working in the yard and feeding the birds. She was a first class cook and pizzelle maker who liked the occasional trip to Foxwoods to play the nickel slots. Her kindness and generosity will be missed by all.
She leaves her daughters and their husbands, Anne M. Orlando and Joseph of Haverhill, and Patricia A. Riggs and Garry Megibben of Lexington, Ky.; sons, John J. and his companion Jill Frotton of Haverhill, Michael D. and Diane of Haverhill, and Charles V. of Germany; two brothers, Richard Credit and Virginia of Seabrook, N.H., and Leo Credit and Dorothy of Center Ossippe, N.H.; two sisters, Rosemary Allen and Joseph of Severn, Md., and Helen Sickel of Plaistow, N.H. She leaves her grandchildren, Marissa J. Orlando, Amy M. Bourdon, Alison E. Bourdon, Jessica M. Riggs, Patrick G. and Jeannette E. Megibben, Christopher, Jeremy and Aaron Bourdon; and many nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Friends and family are respectfully invited to call on Friday, May 18, at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St. (Rte.. 125) Haverhill, from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial is private. At the request of the family, memorial donations may be made, in lieu of flowers, to UMass Memorial Hospital, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01655 or the Outpatient Oncology Clinic at Holy Family Hospital, 70 East St., Methuen, MA 01844.
George L. Filteau Jr., 57
ARLINGTON, Va. — George L. Filteau Jr., 57, formerly of Plaistow, N.H. and Methuen, died Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington.
Born in Lawrence and raised in Methuen, son of the late George and Edna (Lemay) Filteau, he graduated from Tenney High School and received his B.S. in accounting from Lowell Technical College.
He worked as a mortgage officer at the former Arlington Trust Co. and later as an accountant in the Boston office of the American Association of Retired Persons.
Moving to the Arlington area six years ago, Mr. Filteau was recently employed in the Washington office of the AARP and had recently completed his certification as a Certified Public Accountant.
He was a member of St. Thomas Moore Cathedral Parish of Arlington and a former member of Holy Angels Parish of Plaistow, N.H. He was also a member of St. Jude Council of the Knights of Columbus, Plaistow and a Fourth Degree member of the Bishop Peterson Assembly, Salem, N.H.
He enjoyed woodworking and crafts and was a former member and participant of the CO-OP Shows in Plaistow.
He is survived by his wife, Marie (Dupuis) Filteau; a son, Eric Filteau of Talahassee, Fla.; three daughters, Laura, Rachel and Anne Filteau, all of Arlington, Va.; a brother, Richard Filteau of Dexter, Maine; and aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be held today, May 17, 2007 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main St., Route 121A, Plaistow, N.H. His funeral will be held on Friday, May 18, at 9 a.m. from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in Holy Angels Church, Plaistow. Burial will be in Holy Angels Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to The Pregnancy Care Center, 496 Main St., Haverhill, MA 01830 or to Project Rachel.
Geraldine Brosco, 78
ANDOVER — Geraldine Brosco, 78, of Andover, died Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at Caritas Holy Family Hospital.
She was born in Lawrence on Aug. 23, 1929 to Tommasso and Lillian (Paolino) Brosco.
Geraldine was a member of The Blessed Virgin Society at Holy Rosary Church and was a longtime member of the Lawrencian Ski Club.
She was employed as a laboratory technician for Dr. John Batal in Lawrence. More recently, she was employed as a dietician with Emissaries of the Divine Light in Loveland, Colo. and Epping, N.H.
She is survived by her sister, Jeannette Brosco of Andover; her dear friend, Alice Hennessey; nephews, John Miele of Haverhill and Robert Miele and his wife Kathi of Methuen; as well many nieces and several cousins.
ARRANGEMENTS: Graveside services were held on Monday, May 14 at 1 p.m. at the family lot in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence. Arrangements are under the direction of the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen.
Agnes T. Burby, 94
LAWRENCE — Mrs. Agnes T. “Chick” (Sylvia) Burby, 94, of Lawrence, passed away on Friday, May 11, 2007 at the Prescott House Nursing Home in North Andover.
Born in Lawrence to the late Manuel and Agnes (Moriarty) Sylvia, Mrs. Burby was a graduate of Saint Patrick’s High School.
She was an attendant of Saint Patrick’s Church in Lawrence and worked in the Marland Textile Mills in Andover.
Mrs. Burby was an avid bingo player and enjoyed puzzles.
Wife of the late Mr. Clifford Burby, who passed away April 13, 1987, her family members include nephews and wives, Kilburn and Donna Culley of Norwell, Arthur and Ann Bastian of Marlboro, Paul and Debbie Bastian of Bradford; nieces and husbands, Joyce and Tom Jacobs of Lawrence, and Priscilla and Tom Vaughn of Billerica. She was predeceased by sisters, Evelyn Culley and Rita Bastian and Niece, Cynthia Sanborn.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral Mass was celebrated on Monday, May 14, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. in Saint Patrick’s Church in Lawrence. Burial will follow at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in North Andover. Family and friends called on Monday, May 14, 2007 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 122 Amesbury St., Lawrence. For condolences and directions, please go to www.breenfuneralhome.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the Resident Council Prescott House Nursing Home, 140 Prescott St., North Andover, MA 01845.
Mary A. Gradzewicz, 93
METHUEN — Mary A. (Schruender) Gradzewicz, 93, died Sunday, May 13, 2007 at Caritas Holy Family Hospital.
Born March 1, 1914 in Methuen, Mrs. Gradzewicz was a graduate of the Edward F. Searles High School, “Class of 1931.”
Mrs. Gradzewicz was a former employee of ITT Semiconductors in Lawrence, prior to her retirement.
She enjoyed music, reading, traveling and family gatherings.
The widow of Stanley A. Gradzewicz, Mary is survived by four children: sons, Stanley and his wife Catherine Gradzewicz of Connecticut; Thomas and his wife Frances Gradzewicz; Donald and his wife Donna Gradzewicz of Methuen; and daughter, Judith A. Salkovitz of Haverhill; one sister, Cecelia Knecht of Virginia; 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by her grandson, Joseph Gradzewicz.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass will take place on May 18, 2007 at Our Lady of Good Counsel/St. Theresa Church, 22 Plymouth St., Methuen, with burial to follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence. Friends may call today, May 17 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc., 233 Lawrence St., Methuen. Memorial contributions may be made to Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack St./Bldg. 9, Lawrence, MA 01843. To send online condolences, please visit www.pollardfuneralhome.com.
Evelyn L. Hammer, 92
FRANKLIN — Evelyn L. Hammer, 92, of Pleasant Street, died on Saturday, May 12, 2007, at Mountain Ridge in Franklin.
She was born on July 15, 1914 in Haverhill, the daughter of Sigvard and Mabel (Dumore) Hammer.
She had been a longtime resident of Haverhill where she grew up and worked at the Haverhill Shoe Factories for many years.
Her family members include her son, Kenneth Hammer Sr. and his wife Carol of Franklin; a brother, Norman Hammer of Haverhill; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: There are no calling hours and no services. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Evelyn’s memory to the American Cancer Society, NH Division, 360 Route 101, Bedford, NH 03110. AFCS — Affordable Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. is in charge of the arrangements.
Yvonne G. Jaques
SALEM, N.H. — Yvonne G. Jaques passed away peacefully Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, 2007 surrounded by her family at Salemhaven Nursing Home in Salem, N.H. where she had been a resident for the past three years.
She was born May 8, 1913 in Somerville to George and Henrietta Martel, but grew up in Haverhill and graduated from Haverhill High School in 1931.
She married Alden W. Jaques and they had three children.
In 1941, they moved into their new home in Plaistow, N.H.
She worked at Grad’s Department Store and Haverhill Co-Operative Bank before retiring from the IRS in 1977.
She provided a home for her daughter, Charlotte Donald and five grandchildren. She moved back to Haverhill for ten years before moving to Atkinson, N.H. to live with her grandson for the next seven years. She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Clevesy and her husband Melvin of Andover; and her son, Roger Jaques and his wife Mary Margaret of Durham, N.H.; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
ARRANGEMENTS: A private memorial service will be held. Donations could be made in her memory to Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 64421, Saint Paul, MN 55164-0421.
Charles R. Marino, 76
ATKINSON, N.H. — Charles R. “Charlie” Marino, 76, died Thursday, May 10, 2007 at the family residence surrounded by his loving family.
Born March 25, 1931 in Elizabeth, N.J., Mr. Marino had been a longtime resident of the greater Lawrence area before moving to Atkinson several years ago.
For many years, Charlie had been employed with Western Electric known today as Lucent Technologies in North Andover before his retirement.
His many enjoyments included spending quality time with his family, as well as golfing, and reading.
Mr. Marino is survived by his wife of 26 years, Dolores A. (Levesque) Marino; children, Lisa (Fascione) Cardarelli of Haverhill, Phil Fascione of Atkinson, and Cara Fascione and her husband Frank Mazzotta of Atkinson, N.H.; sister, Nancy Carrano of New Jersey; brother, Joseph Marino of Wisconsin; and sister, Lena Ilg also of New Jersey; one granddaughter, Jennifer Ivin of Florida; and many nieces and nephews. Charles was predeceased by his daughter, Barbara J. Ivin.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass took place on Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. in Saint Monica’s Church of Methuen. Friends called on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc., 233 Lawrence St. in Methuen. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack St., Bldg. 9, Lawrence, MA 01843. To send online condolences, please visit pollardfuneralhome.com.
Robert B. Kimball Jr., 82
HAVERHILL — In memory of our father, Robert B. Kimball Jr., 82, who died quietly at home, with family on Mother’s Day, May 14, 2006.
Long-time resident of Anaheim, Calif., he was born to Dorothy Houston and Robert Birney Kimball in Haverhill in 1923. The eldest of four children, Robert attended Haverhill High School and graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1948 with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry.
He enjoyed sports, especially playing football, snow skiing, swimming and surfing.
Robert served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1945.
Robert married Mary Esther Oliver of Fryeburg, Maine, in 1948 and together raised four daughters, Nancy, Mary Ann, Diane, and Linda, while pursuing a 35 year career as a scientist and aeronautics engineer. His work resulted in numerous technical U.S. Patents.
Preceded in death in 1999 by his wife of 50 years, Robert found renewed joy meeting new friends and dancing with senior citizens, especially his close friend and companion Imogene.
Robert is survived by four daughters, eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, as well as his brother, Glenn P. Kimball and his wife Violet of Haverhill and his sister, Janice Thomson of Conway, N.H.
We’ll miss his brother, Malcom D. Kimball, husband of Lorna, who followed him in death on March 8, 2007. We’ll lovingly remember dad as a good man of few words and many deeds. Dad was committed in every endeavor. Dad generously helped anyone in need and he loved animals. Dad took special interest in mentoring grandson, Dennis, and faithfully took great care of many mothers.
So, with loving gratitude it is fitting that we will always remember dad on this special day of tribute for mothers.
ARRANGEMENTS: Robert B. Kimball Jr.’s ashes will be placed to rest at Union Cemetery in Newton, N.H., this summer.
George E. McCarthy, 45
HAVERHILL — George E. McCarthy, 45, of Haverhill, died Friday, May 11, 2007 at his home after a lengthy illness.
He was born in Newport, R.I., son of the late Charles J. and Mildred (Gamble) McCarthy and had lived in Haverhill for the past 13 years. He previously resided in Salem, N.H.
George worked as a laborer in the construction industry for various contractors and carpet cleaning services through out the Merrimack Valley and also carpet cleaning services. George was a friend of Bill W. He was a member of the Half Moon Executive Board and was active in the annual springtime sober festivals.
He enjoyed camping, fishing, boating, and snowmobiling.
He leaves his beloved companion of 12 years, Agnes M. “Aggie” (Grover) Littlefield, of Haverhill; two brothers, Charles McCarthy and Kevin McCarthy of Lowell; two sisters, Charlene Theberge of San Diego and June Daczyk of Burnsville, M.N.; and nieces and nephews and extended family here in Haverhill.
ARRANGEMENTS: Friends and family were respectfully invited to call on Wednesday at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St. (Rte. 125) Haverhill, from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral services were held in the funeral home with Rev. Susan Ellery officiating. Donations may be made to the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 471 Main St., Haverhill, MA 01830.
William Paltinavich, 91
HAVERHILL — William Paltinavich, 91, formerly of 100 Water St., died Saturday, May 12, 2007 at Merrimack Valley Hospital.
He was born in Haverhill and was raised and educated in Lawrence before moving to Haverhill in 1954.
Bill retired from the Haverhill Paperboard in 1981.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Victoria in 1995 and his son, William on April 27, 2007. He is survived by his son, David Paltinavich of Chester, N.H. He is also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
ARRANGEMENTS: Cremation was at Linwood Crematory. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday, May 18, 2007 at St. John the Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in Waltham at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Scatamacchia Funeral Home, 358 Washington St. To send condolences go to www.Scatamacchiafuneralhome.com.
Thomas S. Perkins, 49
GRAFTON, N.H. — Thomas S. Perkins, 49, of Grafton, N.H., died Friday, May 11, 2007.
Born May 29, 1957, he was the son of Mary (Perkins) Lambert and the late Gordon M. Perkins. He was the step-son of Ralph G. Lambert.
Survived by wife Brenda (Dionne) Perkins, with whom he would have celebrated their 32nd anniversary on May 23; a son, Matthew Perkins of San Antonio, Texas; a daughter, Erin L. and son-in-law, Robert Bennett of Orange, N.H.; grandchildren, Stephen Perkins and Lillian and Rosina Bennett; brothers, Stephen D. and wife, Jeannie Perkins of Fremont, N.H., Philip G. Perkins of Northfield, N.H.; sisters, Michel A. Bailey of Haverhill, Patricia G. Bourque of East Hampstead, N.H., Kathy L. and husband, Charles Valcanas of Haverhill; two step-brothers and one step-sister. He is also survived by several uncles, aunts, nephews and nieces.
Tom died suddenly and unexpectedly and left behind many bewildered family, friends and associates. He was studying for the ministry, for which he had a calling. He attended Haverhill grammar schools and graduated from Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School in 1975. Tom was a quiet man, but left a lasting impression on everyone he came in contact with. He will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.
ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Reverend David DeVall of Apostolic Lighthouse of Greater Plymouth, Route 118, Dorchester, N.H. Condolences can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Calling hours were from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 14. Funeral service was Tuesday, May 15 at 10 a.m.
Irene E. Rogers, 85
HAVERHILL — Irene E. (Lapierre) Rogers, 85, of Haverhill, died Wednesday morning, May 9, 2007 at her home.
A native and lifelong resident of Haverhill, and daughter of the late Oscar and Anna (Demers) Lapierre, she attended St. Joseph Grammar School.
Mrs. Rogers retired as a stitcher from Chaucer Leather Co. of Haverhill and had previously worked at Davco, Style Trend, Ornstein Shoe Co. and Savoy Leather Co.
A member of All Saints Parish and the former St. Joseph Parish, she was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Carl Davis Post of the American Legion, Plaistow and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Hannah Duston Chapter of the DAV. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and her family.
The wife of the late Lionel M. Rogers and mother of the late Norman L. Rogers, she is survived by three daughters, Phyllis Dupre and her husband Fernand “Duke” Dupre, Linda Lewis and her husband Michael Lewis, and Frances Conley, all of Haverhill; a sister, Claire Dauphinette of Groveland; a daughter-in-law, Carolyn Rogers of Virginia Beach, Va.; as well as 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends may call on Friday, May 11, 2007 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main St., Route 121A, Plaistow, N.H. Her funeral will be held on Saturday, May 12, at 9 a.m. from the funeral with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in All Saints Church, Haverhill. Burial will follow in Saint Joseph Cemetery.
Arnold Sutcliffe, 92
HAVERHILL — Arnold Sutcliffe, 92, a resident of the Oxford Manor in Haverhill, passed away on Saturday, May 12, 2007 at the Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill.
He was born and educated in Methuen.
He worked for many years as a foreman at the Stevens Mill in Andover and also worked as a security guard at Raytheon in Andover until his retirement. Later he managed Golfland in North Andover. He also served in the Lawrence Police Auxiliary.
He was a member of the English Social Club in Lawrence and a member of the Lawrence Senior Center.
According to his family, he was an all around sportsman who loved to fish, bowl, play softball, and golf. The one sport he excelled and loved to play was shuffleboard having received various awards while spending winters in Longboat Key, Fla.
He was the husband of the late Lillian F. (McCarthy) Sutcliffe who predeceased him on Jan. 15, 1975. He leaves three sons, Arnold Sutcliffe of The Villages, Fla., Wayne and his wife Katherine (Doherty) Sutcliffe of East Amherst, N.Y., Brian and his wife Janet of West Peabody; as well as eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews; also a special friend, Pauline Hanley of South Lawrence.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral service will be held at John Breen Funeral Home, Friday, May 18, 2007 at 11 a.m. A burial will follow at the Walnut Grove Cemetery in Methuen. Friends may call on Friday, May 18, 2007 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home Inc., 122 Amesbury St., Lawrence, MA 01841. For more information or to post online condolences, go to www.breenfuneralhome.com.
John Perocchi, 85
HAVERHILL — John Perocchi, 85, died peacefully Friday, May 11, 2007 at Merrimack Valley Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Lawrence, March 25, 1922, son of Iganzio and Mary (Gantiono) Perocchi. He was educated in Lawrence Schools.
Mr. Perocchi was a member of the Roman AC in Lawrence, and All Saints Parish. He worked in the local shoe industry, and was a technician for Raytheon retiring in 1987.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Lucy (Mascarito) Perocchi; a sister, Gloria Olivieri of Lawrence; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Ernest Perocchi and Maryetta Marino.
ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral was held Tuesday at 9 a.m. from the Scatamacchia Funeral Home, 358 Washington St., Haverhill, followed by a Mass of Christian burial in All Saints at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery. Visiting hours were held Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. For directions or to send condolences go to www.Scatamacchiafuneralhome.com.
Annie M. Piecewicz, 84
HAVERHILL — Annie M. (Knight) Piecewicz, 84, of Haverhill, formerly of Newburyport, died Monday, May 14, 2007 at Wingate Nursing Home in Haverhill. She was the wife of the late Frank J. Piecewicz who died March 17, 2005.
Born in Newburyport on March 19, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Marion (Flanders) Knight and was a graduate of Newburyport High School.
She enjoyed spending her summers at the Knobbs at Plum Island and loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Dawn Lysik of Merrimac; three grandchildren, Frank J. Lysik of Kingston, Michael J. Lysik and wife Stephanie and Thomas J. Lysik, all of Amesbury; three great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Colin and Quinn; and a sister, Marjorie Martin of Newburyport.
ARRANGEMENTS: An hour of visitation from Paul C. Rogers & Sons Family Funeral Home, 2 Hillside Ave., Amesbury, was held Wednesday, May 16, 2007 from 10 to 11 a.m. immediately followed by a memorial service. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Eugene J. Sullivan
WATERVILLE, Maine — Eugene J. Sullivan, of Waterville, Maine, died Friday, May 4, 2007 at the Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine.
He was born May 26, 1924, son of the late Daniel A. and Leona (Goudreault) Sullivan of Havehill. A graduate of Saint James High School, Class of 1941, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was assigned to the Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater. He was wounded at Iwo Jima and was a recipient of the Purple Heart.
Mr. Sullivan was employed as a funeral director and later as an administrator for several nursing homes.
The husband of the late Madeline (McCarron) Sullivan, he is survived by a brother, Richard Sullivan of Haverhill; three sisters, Leona L. Sullivan of Haverhill, Claire English of Andover and Marjorie C. O’Toole of North Andover; and a special family that he was close to, Joseph, Gina and Rosa Marie Infante of Waterville; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Daniel L. Sullivan and a sister, Joan Burchell.
ARRANGEMENTS: Burial was in the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Augusta.
Harry C. Senter, 62
PLAISTOW, N.H. — Harry C. Senter, 62, of Plaistow, N.H., died Wednesday, April 5, 2007 at the Concord Hospital in Concord, N.H.
He was born in Exeter, N.H. on Aug. 3, 1944, son of the late Irving R. and Elizabeth N. (Robinson) Senter.
He attended the Sanborn Regional High School and enlisted in the U.S. Army for over two years.
Mr. Senter was a well-known barber in Plaistow at The Barber Shop on North Main Street for over 40 years, retiring in 2005.
He was the husband of the late Louise C. (Feener) Senter who died in 1994 and is survived by his daughter, Amy D. and her husband Scott Molway of East Rochester, N.H.; stepson, Frank J. Consentino of Windham, N.H.; stepdaughter, Michele Renaud of Sandown, N.H.; brothers, Clarence “Pat” Senter of E. Hampstead, N.H., and Roland M. Senter of Haverhill; a sister, Edna F. Barnum of Sandown; grandchildren, Brianna Consentino, Savannah, Haley, Hope, Faith and Mia Molway; as well as several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a graveside service Saturday, May 19 at 9:30 a.m. in the Atkinson Cemetery, Atkinson, N.H. Contributions in his memory may be made to the donor’s choice. Condolences to his family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Florence N. Turner, 79
HAVERHILL — Mrs. Florence Natalie (Shattuck) Turner, 79, of Haverhill, died Saturday, May 12, 2007 at the Merrimack Valley Hospital.
She was born in Haverhill, Oct. 12, 1927, daughter of the late Harold J. and Florence J. (Starbird) Shattuck and was educated in the Haverhill Public Schools.
Prior to her retirement, she had been employed as a cashier at the former A & P Supermarket in Haverhill.
The greatest joy of her life was her family and three grandchildren.
She was married to the late Paul J. Turner who died in 1994, and her survivors include her grateful children, a son, Peter J and his wife Judith Turner of Merrimack, N.H.; a daughter, Paula Ann Turner of Atkinson; three grandchildren, Melanie Ann Dean, Tiffany Natalie Turner, Courtney Marie Turner; two great-grandchildren, Kaleb and Riah; and several nieces and nephews. Florence was predeceased by her brothers and sisters, Alice Lavoie, Edythe Snow, Norma Howard, Arthur Shattuck and Harold Shattuck.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends were respectfully invited to her funeral Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Calling hours at the funeral home were Tuesday afternoon and evening from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Condolences to her family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Gertrude I. Walker-Fish, 72
IPSWICH — Gertrude Irene (Besaw) Walker-Fish, 72, of St. Cloud, Fla. and formerly of Ipswich, died Wednesday, May 9, 2007 in her home in St. Cloud, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Paul R. Fish.
Mrs. Walker-Fish was born in Newport, Vt. on March 17, 1935, daughter of the late Richard and Lumina (Sheltra) Besaw. She was a former resident of Ipswich.
Her first husband, Walter S. Walker, Jr., predeceased her on July 6, 1977. Mrs. Walker-Fish is survived by in addition to her husband of St. Cloud; six children and their spouses, Lawrence W. and Sandra Walker of Bradford, Brian J. and Rosemary Walker of Groveland, Mark S. and Renee Walker of Ipswich, Kathryn I. and Norman Arnott of Sidney, Maine, Kevin B. Walker of St. Cloud, and Cynthia J. and Patrick Ramezanipour, also of St. Cloud. She is also survived by one sister, two brothers and their spouses, Theresa and Armand Nadeau of St. Cloud, Maurice and Rhonda Besaw of Derby, Vt., and Roland and Gail Besaw of Morgan, Vt. Mrs. Walker-Fish is also survived by 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass was celebrated Tuesday, May 15 at 9 a.m. at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, Linebrook Road, Ipswich. Burial will be in the Cowles Memorial Cemetery Ipswich. Visiting hours were Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Morris Funeral Home, 45 North Main St., Ipswich. Relatives and friends were respectfully invited. Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Walker-Fish’s name to either: the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701; or to Hospice of the North Shore, 10 Elm St., Danvers, MA 01923. For directions or to send condolences please go to: MorrisFH.com.
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Robert McGauley, 91
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Elsa M. (Grassi) Basso
Haverhill — Elsa M. (Grassi) Basso passed away on Monday, February 24, 2014. She was born in Haverhill on August 22, 1929, and was the daughter of Angelina (Mori) and Oreste Grassi. A Haverhill resident for most of her life, she had lived in Atkinson, N.H., for the past 26 years.Continued ...
Gloria F. Sherman, 90
Groveland — Gloria F. (Eaton) Sherman, 90, of Groveland, died Thursday morning, February 20, at Anna Jaques Hospital, Newburyport.Continued ...
John J. Souza, 76
Ocklawaha, FL — John J. Souza, 76, of Ocklawaha, passed away on Friday, February 14, 2014, in his home while surrounded by his family.Continued ...
Marion E. Ruby, 95
Haverhill — Marion E. (Winter) Ruby, 95, of Haverhill, died Friday morning, February 21, at the Sutton Hill Center, North Andover.Continued ...
Patricia Ann Twombly
Haverhill — Patricia Ann (Dudley) Twombly died on February 20, with her beloved family at her side. She was born in Haverhill, daughter of the late Eugene C. and Mary L. (Gould) Dudley.Continued ...
Richard B. Kelly, 89
Haverhill — Richard B. Kelly, 89, of Haverhill, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the Wingate of Haverhill.Continued ...
Virginia T. Jackson, 78
Atkinson — Virginia T. (Seymour) Jackson, 78, of Atkinson, NH, passed on Wednesday evening, February 19, at Holy Family Hospital, Methuen.Continued ...
- Thursday, February 20, 2014
Fletcher S. Carter, 83
Bradford — Fletcher (Fletch) Sherman Carter, 83, of Bradford, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at Merrimack Valley Hospice.Continued ...
- Thursday, February 13, 2014
Angela Schiavoni, 25
Springfield, VT — Angela passed away unexpectedly at her home on Feb. 5. She was born in Haverhill, Mass., July 18, 1988. She is survived by her mother, Pamela Donnelly of Springfield, Vt.; father, James G. Schiavoni Jr. of Haverhill, Mass.; brother, Anthony Schiavoni of Springfield, Vt.; and grandparents, Erma and James Schiavoni Sr. of Lawrence, Mass.Continued ...
Francisco Jd Calado, 58
Haverhill — Francisco Jd Calado, 58, of Haverhill, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill.Continued ...
Patricia Lynne Beaudoin, 55
Melbourne, FL — Patricia Lynne Beaudoin, 55, of Melbourne, FL, passed away at Holmes Regional Medical Center on Monday, February 3, 2014, with her family at her side.Continued ...
- Thursday, February 6, 2014
Gregory James Rogers
Boiling Springs, SC — Gregory James Rogers, age 60, of Boiling Springs, South Carolina, former longtime resident of Merrimac, died peacefully Wednesday afternoon, January 29, 2014, at the Hyder Family Hospice House in Dover, New Hampshire, surrounded by his loving family.Continued ...
Harriett Cadorette, 92
Haverhill — Harriett (Pachajakis) Cadorette, 92, a lifelong resident of Haverhill, passed away Sunday, February 2, 2014, at the Baker Katz Skilled Nursing Rehab Center.Continued ...
Jean Clement, 85
Ann Arbor, MI — Jean Elaine Clement, of Ann Arbor, passed away Monday, January 27, 2014, at Arbor Hospice Residence. She was 85 years old. Born November 29, 1928, in Haverhill, MA, she was the daughter of Eston L. and Alice E. (Rooney) Spaulding. On September 13, 1953, Jean married Charles W. “Bill” Clement in Haverhill, MA. Bill and Jean moved to Ypsilanti in 1954 and to Ann Arbor in 1970. She retired from the Ann Arbor Public Schools in 1986, after seventeen years as a secretary. Jean was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Her faith was an integral part of her life and she was an active volunteer within the church. Loved by all who knew her, she was known for her giving heart and selfless spirit, always putting others first. Her greatest joy in life was her family, especially her grandchildren. Jean is survived by her husband of 60 years, Charles W. “Bill” Clement of Ann Arbor; their three children, sons, Charles D. Clement (Rosanna) of Dexter, Richard K. Clement (Kathy) of Brooklyn, and daughter, Susan Leach of Ypsilanti; seven grandchildren, Lisa Clement, Charlie Clement (Deana), Matt Clement (Bobie), Emily Leach, Kelly Clement, Sabrina Gamig (Jason) and Jennifer Leach as well as three sisters, Betty Jackson, Connie Hosford and Jacquelyn Bologna, all of Haverhill, MA.Continued ...
Marie K. (Kamalian) Tarzia Simone
Plaistow, NH — Marie Katherine (Kamalian) Tarzia Simone, age 91, of Plaistow, New Hampshire, former longtime Haverhill resident, died peacefully Tuesday morning, January 28, 2014, at her home, surrounded by by her loving family.Continued ...
- Thursday, January 30, 2014
Rose Marilyn Haverback
formerly of Haverhill — Rose Marilyn Haverback passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2014, at the age of 81, at Coolidge House Nursing Home, Brookline.Continued ...
- Thursday, January 23, 2014
Germaine Lagasse, 88
Haverhill — Germaine (LaFrance) Lagasse, 88, of Haverhill, passed away Thursday, January 16, at the Wingate at Andover.Continued ...
- Louise H. Jones, 89