Malcolm J. Hewett, 75
HAMPTON, N.H. — Malcolm Jay Hewett, 75, of Hampton, N.H., died Thursday night, Sept. 6, 2007, at Exeter Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Alma M. (Felch) Hewett, to whom he had been married since Oct. 7, 1960.
Born in Greenland, N.H., Feb. 13, 1932, he was the son of the late Richard M. and Ethel F. (Akerley) Hewett and was a graduate of Amesbury High School.
He was a dedicated carpenter and craftsman whose keen eye for detail left him with a following of satisfied customers. Mal was passionate about family, friends, travel and all outdoor activities.
This passion can clearly be seen through a 60-year bond of hunting buddies known as “The Hounds.” He was also a faithful member of the Kathadin Club. Malcolm’s love of the outdoors led him to choose his final resting places to be Lambert Lake, Maine, and Jackson Hole, Wyo.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving with the United States Marine Corps from March 12, 1952 to March 11, 1955.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Jay M. Hewett of Concord, N.H.; two daughters, Jennifer (Hewett) Waldrep and husband Michael J. of Salisbury and Jill (Hewett) Kennedy and husband William T. of N. Hampton, N.H.; five grandchildren, Richard F. Bernard of Newburyport; Ashleigh N. and Kelsey E. Kennedy, both of N. Hampton; Daniel M. Hewett of Concord, N.H. and Jacqueline A. Waldrep of Salisbury; one brother, Clifford S. Hewett and wife Sharon of Bradford; one sister, Sandra A. Davidson of Westbrook, Maine; sister-in-law, Mary Ann Morrison of San Diego; as well as several nieces, nephews, and close friend Elaine Cox of Newburyport.
ARRANGEMENTS: There will be no visiting hours or funeral services per Malcolm’s request. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Malcolm Jay Hewett Memorial Fund, c/o Newburyport Bank, 21 Storey Ave., Newburyport, MA 01950, to benefit the New Hampshire Project Learning Tree; or to Our Neighbors Table, P.O. Box 592, Amesbury, MA 01913. Arrangements are by Paul C. Rogers & Sons Family Funeral Home, 2 Hillside Ave., Amesbury.
Eileen E. Beaulieu, 95
GROVELAND — Known as a person to have lived her life to please others, Eileen E. (Bickford) Beaulieu, 95, of Groveland, died Tuesday evening, Sept. 4, 2007 at Wingate in Haverhill.
Mrs. Beaulieu was born in Plaistow, N.H. on April 25, 1912, daughter of the late David F. and Anne F. (Coffin) Bickford.
She was educated in the Hampstead, N.H. schools and was a graduate of Hampstead High School.
She had been a resident of Groveland for the past 60 years and previously resided in Haverhill.
Until her retirement in 1977, she had been employed as an operator in the Haverhill office of New England Telephone Co. (Verizon). She began her career as a telephone operator in the Hampstead, N.H. telephone service. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.
Mrs. Beaulieu was the wife of the late George W. Beaulieu who died June 12, 2002. Her surviving family members are her son, Charles L. Stevens of Seabrook, N.H.; her daughters, Marjorie E. Descoteaux and her husband Theodore of Groveland and Elizabeth Dickinson and her husband Ronald of Plaistow, N.H.; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren in New England, South Carolina and Florida.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends were invited to the funeral service Sept. 8 at 11:30 a.m. in the C. Frank Linnehan & Son Haverhill Funeral Home, 129 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Rev. Lance C. Dallaire, Pastor of the Groveland Congregational Church, Groveland, will officiate. At the request of the family, there were no funeral home calling hours on Friday. Private interment will be at the convenience of the family. Friends and relatives were invited to the home of her daughter, Marjorie Descoteaux, after the funeral home service.
James A. Brown Jr., 66
SEABROOK, N.H. — James A. Brown Jr., 66, of Seabrook, N.H., died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007 at the Merrimack Valley Hospital in Haverhill.
He was born in Brentwood, June 6, 1941, a son of the late James A. and Irene (Fowler) Brown.
A lifelong resident of Seabrook he was employed by the Town of Seabrook, working in trash removal and also for the water department. He retired in 2005 due to a disability with 40 years of service.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a member of the Seabrook Fireman’s Association.
He was the husband of Elizabeth J. (Ross) Brown for 29 years. In addition to his wife, family members include one son, David A. Brown and his wife Jessica of Seabrook, N.H.; one brother, Carty Brown of Oregon; two sisters, Mable Silves of Newburyport and Margaret Quimby of Seabrook, N.H.; two granddaughters, Kelsey and Serena.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours were from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007 in the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton. A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007 in the Wildwood Cemetery, Seabrook. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. The family requests that flowers please be omitted. If desired, donations may be made to the family in their time of need. www.remickgendron.com.
George E. Credit, 58
HAVERHILL — Detective Lieutenant George E. Credit, 58, a lifelong resident of Haverhill, passed away unexpectedly on Monday morning, Sept. 10, 2007 at his home.
He was born in Haverhill on Sept. 14, 1948 and attended St. Joseph’s Grammar School, St. James High School and graduated from Bryant MacIntosh Business College.
He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War, receiving the National Defense Service Medal and later continuing his service in the Navy Reserves.
In 1973, George enlisted in the State Police Academy and was a Mass. State Trooper for next 35 years, serving with C Troop, SP Newbury Station Commander, Division of Standards and Training, Troop A, and currently was a Detective Lieutenant in Internal Affairs.
He was a member of the American Legion, AMVETS, and the Commissioned Officer Association.
George loved his grandchildren more than words can describe, never missing a single sporting event. He enjoyed gardening, cooking, playing in the Haverhill Softball League. He was on several championship teams.
George loved his family and had an outstanding career with the Mass. State Police.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Mrs. Donna M. (Morse) Credit; his mother, Arlene F. (Bernard) Credit of Haverhill; children, Julie A. Zaino of Haverhill, Karen M. and her husband Joseph Castellano of Bradford, Jonathan M. Credit and his wife Lilia of Bradford, and Catherine E. Credit of Bradford; brothers, Edward and his companion Maureen Turcotte of Haverhill, Larry of Belmont, David and his wife Deborah of Methuen, Thomas and his companion Kathy Burnyskoskie of Bradford; sisters, Judy and her husband Larry Betts of Haverhill, Kathleen and her husband Frank Shoemaker of Methuen, Susan and her husband Andy Linehan of Haverhill; grandchildren, Joshua M., Lia M. and Aaron J. Zaino, Zakkary A., Nicole M., and Dominic J. Castellano, Ashley J., Keighley B., and MacKenzie K. Credit, and Sean George Credit; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was the son of the late Arthur E. Credit.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral Mass on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 11 a.m. at All Saints Church in Haverhill. Burial with military honors will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery, Haverhill. Calling hours at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill, will be Friday from 3-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in George’s memory may be made to the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Outcomes Program and mailed to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Program, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Room G331, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115. Condolences to his family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Robert K. Carey, 59
NEWBURYPORT — Robert K. “Bob” Carey, 59, of Methuen, died Saturday night, Sept. 8, 2007 after a prolonged illness. He is survived by his daughter, Meghan K. Carey of Newburyport.
Born in Newburyport, the son of the late Ernest and Helen (Fennelly), he worked for many years as a funeral director.
A 1966 graduate of Newburyport High School and 1970 graduate of St. John’s Seminary, he loved spending free time at the beach, on the golf course and on the ski slopes.
After suffering a stroke, he took up adaptive skiing and competed in the Kostick Cup at Loon Mountain.
This past winter, he took home a second place trophy.
He never let his physical limitations get him, or his spirit, down. Although he wished he could have continued working, Mr. Carey spent many hours volunteering, leading stroke and bereavement support groups.
He is also survived by two sisters, Kathleen C. Marshall, and her husband Wayne, of Newburyport, and Jean C. Maher, and her husband, William, of Danvers; two nephews, Scott Marshall of Newburyport and Brendan Hickey of Haverhill; and friend, Kathleen Carey of Newburyport.
ARRANGEMENTS: His memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 9 a.m. in the Star of the Sea Parish, 18 Beach Road in Salisbury. Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Newburyport will immediately follow. Donations can be made to Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital, Patient Education Fund, 70 Butler St., Salem, NH 03079.
Raymond David, 78
HARLINGEN, Texas — Raymond David, 78, passed away Monday, Sept. 10, 2007 in his home in Harlingen, Texas.
He is survived by his loving family: his wife Judy David of Harlingen, Texas; three children, Jim David and his wife Judy of Merrimac, Bonnie David of Haverhill, and Deb David of Winthrop; his two grandchildren, Andrea David and Leecia Garcia; and his three great-grandchildren, Ariana, Ty, and Sophia Garcia. He is also survived by two sisters, Joan Lewis and her husband Dick of Haverhill, and Diane Kinney of Atkinson, N.H.
Ray was born and raised in Haverhill. He resided in Merrimac for many years, serving on the police department and as a member of the board of selectmen.
He was an avid traveler, and upon retiring, he and his wife Judy visited the 48 contiguous states in their motor home, before settling in Texas.
He loved politics, golf, playing cards and socializing. He was a longtime friend of Bill W’s, and a friend to any friend of Bill’s.
ARRANGEMENTS: In accordance with Ray’s wishes, there will be no services or calling hours. His one request is that anyone who’s life he had touched, take one hour our of their day and do whatever it is that makes them the happiest.
Richard E. Hollander, 61
HAVERHILL — Richard E. Hollander, 61, of Haverhill, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 at Methuen Health and Rehabilitation Center, Methuen.
Mr. Hollander was born in Chula Vista, Calif., on June 18, 1946 son of the late Harry and Irene (Malo) Hollander. He was educated in Pawtucket, R.I., schools and was a graduate of Pawtucket High School. He was a graduate of Johnson and Wales College in Providence, R.I.
He had been a resident of Haverhill since 1989 and previously resided in Uxbridge.
For 30 years he was a jockey agent for thoroughbred racing; and since 1999 he had been an antique dealer in Haverhill.
He is survived by his companion and partner, Maria Elena Arata of Haverhill; his son, Richard E. Hollander Jr. of Avon, Ohio; his daughter, Amy Nanola of Mill Valley, Calif.; four grandchildren; his sisters, Patricia Everton Mixon of North Andover, Nancy Kishfy of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Madeline Brandt of Stuart, Fla.; and nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to the Mass of Christian burial at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, in St. James Church, 185 Winter St., Haverhill. Relatives and friends are also invited to the Family Memorial Service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, in the C. Frank Linnehan & Son Haverhill Funeral Home, 129 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Richard’s memory may be made to Class Inc., 1 Parker St., Lawrence, MA 01843.
Vincent J. DiCeglie Jr.
HAVERHILL — Vincent J. DiCeglie Jr., of Haverhill, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007 at Massachusetts General Hospital.
He was born in Melrose, son of the late Vincent J. Sr. and Patricia (Delano) DiCeglie, was educated in the Melrose Public Schools and was a 1970 graduate of Melrose High School.
Mr. DiCeglie was employed for many years at Chesterton, and was currently a buyer for Flir Systems in Billerica.
He enjoyed all types of sports, and for many years was involved in Candlepin Bowling Leagues, softball teams and enjoyed playing golf and traveling. He was also involved in raising large sums of money for his favorite charity, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and had run many bowlathons as a fund-raiser.
His survivors include his wife Donna J. (Worters) DiCeglie of Haverhill; two daughters, Becky and her husband Jules Castellez of Haverhill, Linda M. DiCeglie of Newmarket, N.H.; two brothers, Michael and his wife Diane DiCeglie of Reading, David and his wife Mary DiCeglie of Haverhill; three grandchildren, Kimberly, Loren and Michael Manning; and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to his funeral Friday at 10 a.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Thursday (today) from 6 to 9 p.m. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 152 Conant St., Beverly, MA 01915. Condolences to his family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Joseph Gulla, 87
HAVERHILL — Joseph Gulla, 87, of Haverhill, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007 at Penacook Place in Haverhill.
Mr. Gulla was born in Lawrence, the son of the late Pasquale and the late Bettina Gulla.
He served in the United States Army during World War II, and prior to retirement, was employed at Western Electric as a layout operator.
Mr. Gulla was an active AFL-CIO union organizer for Western Electric during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.
Mr. Gulla is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Lucy (Spera) Gulla of Haverhill; his son, Joseph P. Gulla and his wife Karen of Hampton Falls, N.H.; his grandchildren, Michael Gulla of Plaistow, N.H. and Kathryn Martin of Cary, N.C.; his brother, Louis Gulla of Methuen; and his sister, Betty Long of Haverhill; and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Friends called on Friday, Sept. 7, 2007 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. Services were held on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial followed at the Atkinson Cemetery, Atkinson, N.H.
Steen M. Desrochers, 44
RAYMOND, N.H. — Steen M. Desrochers, 44, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007 at Exeter Hospital, following a long illness.
Born in Haverhill, and raised in Merrimac, he attended Merrimac schools and Pentucket Regional High School and was a former member of the First Baptist Church of Merrimac.
A resident of Haverhill for several years, Steven worked as a telemarketer for Valley Window and Siding, and had also been previously employed at New England Brickmaster and as an orderly at the former Hale Hospital and at Lawrence General Hospital.
A former resident of Kingston, N.H., before moving to Raymond in 2005, Steven enjoyed gardening, horseback riding, and fishing.
The son of the late William Desrochers, and brother of the late William Desrochers Jr., he is survived by his mother and stepfather, Ruth (Hussey) McKeown and Patrick McKeown of Scottsdale, Ariz.; two brothers, Edward J. Desrochers and his longtime companion Laura Holland of Atkinson, and Brian W. Hussey and his wife Luann of Kingston, N.H.; five sisters, Susan L. Fyfe and her husband George of Kingston, Linda L. Sparks and her husband Gary of Cheyenne, Wyo., Cynthia E. MacDonald and her husband Michael of Kingston, Nancy J. Hurley of Revere, and Judith A. Paxton and her partner Donna Appleman of Nauvoo, Ala. He will also be sadly missed by his nieces, and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours were held on Friday, Sept. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main St., Route 121A, Plaistow, followed by a funeral service at 7 p.m. in the funeral home. Private burial in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill, will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to ARS, 1 Junkins Ave., Portsmouth, N.H.
Alice Pearl Fuller, 73
AMESBURY — Alice Pearl (McDowell) Fuller, 73, of Amesbury, died early Monday morning, Sept. 10, 2007 at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington. She was the devoted wife of Wendell N. Fuller Jr. to whom she had been married 52 years.
Born in Lowell, Sept. 19, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Alice P. (Baldwin) McDowell. After graduating from high school, she completed three years of nursing school at Lowell General and began a career as a registered nurse, working many years at the Amesbury Hospital.
She was a very caring, kind, nurturing individual, always giving and doing for others, especially for her family, whom she loved so dearly. When time permitted, she did enjoy working on crossword puzzles and kicking back with a good book to read.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her loving children, Cheryl L. Quinn and husband John of Fremont, N.H.; Brian K. Fuller and wife Kathryn of East Kingston, N.H.; Pamela J. Clark of Salisbury; Karen S. Ort and husband Johannes of Maui, Hawaii; Scott A. Fuller and wife Patricia of Salisbury and Mark W. Fuller of Amesbury; her 13 grandchildren, Joni and Nathan Quinn; Brian Fuller Jr., Tara, Matthew and Nathaniel Clark; Kristie and Karri Ort; Michael Bunnell, Wendy Fuller, Jessica, Kyle and Maxwell Fuller; and her sister, Sheila Hardy and husband Gerald of Chelmsford. She was predeceased by her brother, Charles B. McDowell.
ARRANGEMENTS: A private memorial service will be held for the family. There will be no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Fresenius Dialysis Center, 260 Merrimac St., Newburyport, MA 01950; or to the Ameican Diabetes Association, 330 Congress St., 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02210; or to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688. Arrangements are by Paul C. Rogers & Sons Family Funeral Home, 2 Hillside Ave., Amesbury.
Almeda Kehoe, 101
ANDOVER — Almeda (Retelle) Kehoe, 101, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007 at the Brigham Manor in Newburyport.
Almeda was born Sept. 1, 1906 and raised in Lawrence. She was the daughter of the late Adolphe and Katherine (Farrelly) Retelle.
Almeda was a member of St. Patrick Parish her entire life and a member of Our Lady’s Sodality.
After retiring from Western Electric, she enjoyed traveling and oil painting. Almeda moved to Frye Circle in Andover in the early 1990s and became active at the Andover Senior Center.
In September 2006, state Sen. Sue Tucker presented Almeda with an official citation from the Massachusetts State Senate in recognition of her 100th birthday.
The widow of C. Francis Kehoe, she is survived by her children, Virginia F. Caswell of Andover, Daniel J. Kehoe of East Hampstead, N.H., Fran A. Johnson and her husband James of Salisbury; and her sister Esther Retelle Trott of Andover. She is also survived by her daughter-in-law, Phyllis Kehoe of Hampton, N.H.
She took great pride in her grandchildren, Jane Caswell of Berlin, Vt., Beth Puleo of Andover, Kathleen Kehoe of Hampton, N.H., Paul Kehoe of Methuen, Maureen Coyne of Hampton, N.H., Colleen Stabile of Stratham, N.H., Tricia Salzano of Tampa, Fla. and Kathryn Dicker of Haverhill.
She was also blessed with 15 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter, and many nieces and nephews.
Almeda’s family would like to thank the staff at the Elizabeth Calsey House in Amesbury and the staff at the Brigham Manor and Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport for the love and care they gave to their mother.
ARRANGEMENTS: An 11 a.m. funeral Mass was celebrated on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007 at St. Patrick Church in Lawrence. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Dewhirst and Conte Funeral Home, 28 Florence St., Andover. A private burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Patrick Parish, 118 South Broadway, Lawrence, MA 01843; or to the Lazarus House, P.O. Box 408, Lawrence, MA 01842.
Concetta Pitocchelli, 91
METHUEN — Concetta “Connie” (Coppola) Pitocchelli, 91, of Methuen, and formerly of Haverhill and Lawrence, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007 at the Lawrence General Hospital.
Connie was born in Haverhill, the daughter of the late John and Natalina (Marinaro) Coppola. She was a member of St. Rita’s Sodality at Holy Rosary Corpus Christi Church in Lawrence, and she worked for many years at Russems Woman’s Apparel on Essex Street where she was well known throughout the Greater Lawrence area for her service to her customers. Everyone felt well-dressed by Connie.
Connie loved to travel and was proud to say that she took 55 trips with her husband, the late Guido T. Pitocchelli.
Guido was a longtime funeral director and owner of the Pitocchelli Funeral Home on Lawrence Street in Lawrence.
She is survived by her son, Dr. Sabatino J. and his wife Elaine (Terrault) Pitocchelli of Salem, N.H.; siblings, Angela, Bruno, Frank and Mary; Connie was sorely loved by her four grandchildren, Sabatino “Sam” G. and his wife Giselle Pitocchelli, Jeffrey M. and his wife Tracy Pitocchelli, Eric J. and his wife Kathy Pitocchelli and Amy Beth Foley and her husband Kevin; that love was extended to seven great-grandchildren, Jessica, Christopher, Alexander, Michael, Olivia JinMin, Abigail, and Emma Li Huan.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral service was held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Dewhirst and Conte Family Funeral Home, 17 Third St., North Andover. Burial followed in the St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence. Family and friends called on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. To leave online condolences, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.
Glenn F. Leach, 63
NORTH ANDOVER — Glenn Francis Leach, 63, of North Andover, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007 at his home.
He was the cherished husband of Nancy E. (Ahearn) Leach for 26 precious years; devoted father of Shaun C. Leach and Allison M. Leach of North Andover and Karen Favreau and her husband Victor of Tyngsboro; loving brother of Thomas M. Leach and his wife Jane of Medford and Mabel A. Given and her husband Brian of Medford; beloved grandfather of Rebecca and Jenna; loving son of Shirley (Niland) Smith and her husband Robert of Alton Bay, N.H. He was the dear father of the late Glenn F. Leach Jr. and the son of the late Harold F. Leach. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
He retired from MBTA management after 32 years and enjoyed his last few years working for Coppola Bus Co. in Haverhill.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends were invited to a funeral service on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 10 a.m. at First Calvary Baptist Church, 586 Massachusetts Ave., North Andover. Calling hours were Tuesday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main St., Andover. Burial will be at Ridgewood Cemetery in North Andover. Arrangements by the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home.
Jean Marie Lebro, 77
HAVERHILL — Jean Marie (Brandolini) Lebro, 77, of Haverhill, died Friday evening, Sept. 7, 2007 at her home. She was the wife of Richard J. Lebro.
Born in Haverhill, Feb. 28, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Gino and Fannie (Tuccolo) Brandolini and had attended Haverhill schools.
Mrs. Lebro worked at Western Electric for many years, enjoyed gardening and loved animals.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Richard A. Lebro and of Stratham, N.H., and John G. Lebro of Odessa, Fla.; one brother, Richard A. Brandolini of Haverhill; three grandchildren, Gino of Haverhill, Joseph of Odessa, Fla. and Tony of Arizona; one great-grandson, Niko; and many dear friends.
ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial Mass was celebrated on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007 at 1 p.m. at All Saints Church, 120 Bellevue Ave., Haverhill. Arrangements are by Paul C. Rogers & Sons Family Funeral Home, 334 Main St., Haverhill.
Ruth E. Marcisak, 83
SALEM — Mrs. Ruth E. (Woodworth) Marcisak, 83, of Pope Street, Salem, a retired bookkeeper, wife of the late Henry Marcisak, died Friday evening, Sept. 7, 2007 in Union Hospital, Lynn.
Born and raised in Salem daughter of the late James S. and Marion (Trask) Woodworth, she received her education in the Salem School System and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1941 and attended Hawthorne Institute in 1942.
Mrs. Marcisak had been employed as a bookkeeper for the Creese & Cook Leather Co. in Danvers for more than 40 years prior to her retirement.
A lifelong resident of the City of Salem, she was an avid reader and enjoyed watching sports on television, especially baseball and football.
She is survived by five nieces, Marion Carr of Bradford, Ann Marie LeBlanc of Kingston, N.H., Beverly Showah of Scottsdale, Ariz., Sandra Scalzo and Debra Woodworth, both of Duxbury, Conn.; one nephew, Robert Woodworth of Milford, Conn. She was also the sister of the late Elizabeth Trull, Gordon Woodworth and Robert Woodworth.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral was held in the Peterson-O’Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St. (Rt. 62) Danvers, Wednesday at 1 p.m. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Salem. Visiting hour prior to service. For more information, inquire at 978-774-6000. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Ruth’s memory to Hospice of the North Shore, 10 Elm St., Danvers, MA 01923.
Molly Darr Messner, 79
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Molly Darr Messner died at Chambersburg Hospital on Monday, Sept. 3, 2007, at age 79 after a short illness.
A popular singer in the golden age of country music, Molly shared the stage with such performers as Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, Hank Williams, Roy Acuff and Tex Ritter, and had several hits, including “Slipping Around with Jole Blon” which rose to Top 20 status on the country charts. She also appeared on the Grand Ole Opry.
After leaving the stage, Molly and her husband, the late Norman E. “Bud” Messner, bought Chambersburg radio station WCBG. Molly appeared for over 20 years as the host of the station’s popular radio talk show, “Molly and Me,” and was the first woman talk show host on the NBC radio network.
Molly had two daughters who later moved to Haverhill, and she was a regular visitor to the Merrimack Valley.
She spent many holidays here, and made cameo appearances with the local Irish group Joe’s Garage, appearing at local venues including The Tap.
Molly is survived by her four children, Shaw Messner Rosen (wife of Joel) of Haverhill, Drew Messner Menter (wife of Jim) of Haverhill, The Rev. Dr. Meagan Messner Boozer (wife of John) of Chambersburg, Pa., and Graham Messner (husband of Barbara) of Chambersburg, Pa.; and a sister, Cicely Darr Roth of Elkin, N.C. Molly leaves her life-loving legacy to her eight grandchildren, including Andy and Emily Rosen and Will, Cicely, and Cameron Menter of Haverhill; and two great-grandchildren.
Molly was born Mary Ruth Darr, the fifth child of Edward Darr, president of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. She grew up in Winston-Salem, N.C. and graduated from Salem College with a bachelor of music degree in voice.
A proud member of the Mayflower Society, Molly enjoyed oil painting, golf, needlepoint and bridge.
ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service will take place at the Presbyterian Church of Falling Spring, Thursday, Sept. 13, at 2 p.m. in Chambersburg, Pa., with the Rev. Dr. William Harter officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made In Memory of Molly Darr Messner to Chambersburg Hospital Palliative Care Program, 176 S. Coldbrook Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201. The Palliative Care helps patients and families in terminal situations while at the hospital. This pioneer program is a much-needed addition to the Hospital, and will provide comfort to many families.
Dorothy P. Miller, 94
HAVERHILL — Dorothy P. Miller, 94, formerly of Bradford, died Sunday evening, Sept. 9, 2007 at the Prescott House, North Andover.
She was born in Haverhill, May 17, 1913, daughter of the late Joseph and Minnie (Nickles) Gardella.
Educated in the Haverhill school system, Mrs. Miller graduated from Haverhill High School. She later attended Kathryn Gibbs Secretarial School.
A member of the First Church of Christ, Bradford, she was a volunteer at the Haverhill Public Library.
An avid golfer, Mrs. Miller was a member of the Bradford Country Club.
She was the wife of the late Julian S. Miller who died in 1995, and her survivors include three sons, Bruce N. and his wife Tina Miller of Bedford, Tina’s sister who was like a daughter, Patricia Moore of Acton, Robert S. Miller of Plymouth, N.H., Richard G. and his wife Liz Miller of Lexington; four grandchildren, Lorraine Donnelly of Harwich, Christine Vetrano of Belmont, Adam Miller of Boulder, Colo., Emily Miller of Lexington; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral service will be at the convenience of the family with burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Bradford. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral and Cremation Service, Haverhill & Bradford. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Haverhill Public Library, 99 Main St., Haverhill, MA 01830. Condolences to her family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Carlo Labianca, 79
HAVERHILL — Carlo Labianca, 79, of Bradford, died Sunday morning, Sept. 9, 2007 at Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston.
He was born in Italy on April 20, 1928, son of the late Joseph and Angela (Stalone) Labianca.
Mr. Labianca was educated in Italy and while there, was employed as a painter.
In 1961 he moved to New York and resided there until moving to Bradford in 1998. While in New York, he was employed as a supervisor for Eutectic-Castolin.
Mr. Labianca enjoyed gardening and fishing.
His survivors include his wife of 41 years, Anna (Danisi) Labianca of Bradford; a daughter, Angela Labianca-Campbell and her husband Alan of Bradford; a son, Joseph and his wife Karen Labianca of Lexington, Ky.; a brother, Frank Labianca; three sisters, Rosa Ottomanelli, Giovanna Parisi, Domenica Ciminello, all of New York; three grandchildren, Carlo Joseph (C.J.) and Caitlin Labianca and Ethan Labianca-Campbell; as well as several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends were respectfully invited to attend the funeral Thursday at 9:30 a.m. from the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St., Bradford, followed by a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. in Sacred Hearts Church, Bradford. Entombment will be in Linwood Mausoleum, Haverhill. Calling hours at the Bradford Funeral home were Wednesday from 3 to 6 p.m. Condolences to his family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Walter J. Rogers, 87
BYFIELD — Walter J. Rogers, 87, of Byfield, died early Friday morning, Sept. 7, 2007, at Radius Healthcare in Danvers. He was the husband of Mary A. (Soucy) Rogers. Mr. Rogers was born in Byfield, Jan. 9, 1920, son of the late George A. and Elizabeth (Tracy) Rogers.
He attended local schools and was a World War II veteran serving as a Sgt. in the U.S. Army with the 213 Military Police Company. He fought in New Guinea and South Philippines.
Mr. Rogers was retired in 1985 after 40 years with the Byfield Felting Co.
He and his wife later opened Log Cabin Antiques at Todd Farm in Rowley where he was well known for refinishing furniture. Most recently, with eyesight failing, his hobby became rose gardening. He was most proud of his “Bob Hope” rose, a beautiful long stem red rose.
In addition to his wife of 31 years, he is survived by two daughters, Marsha Lee of Byfield and Annemarie Greco and her partner Peter Johnson of Somerville; three sons, Mike Rogers of Byfield, Chris Greco and his wife Susan of Salisbury and Ron Rogers and his wife Joanne of Lyman, Neb.; also eight grandchildren, Jennifer Lee, Nicole Greco, Lucas Greco and Ashley, Melody, Stormy, Destiny and Harley Rogers; his brothers, James of Haverhill and Paul and his wife Betty of Byfield; and one sister, Eleanor Pepin of Byfield. He was predeceased by his first wife, Wanda (Tracz) Rogers; and brothers, George, Thomas and John; and sisters, Mary Stevens and Theresa Searle.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services were Monday, Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. in the F.S. Roberts and Son Funeral Home, 14 Independent St., Rowley. Burial was in South Byfield Cemetery, Georgetown. Calling hours were Sunday 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Donations in his memory may be made to Protection Fire Co. No. 1, Central St., Byfield, MA 01922. For Information, directions or condolences visit www.fsrobertsandson.com.
Wanda A. Scholl
ARLINGTON, Va. — After several years battling Alzheimer’s, Wanda A. Scholl died on July 27, 2007 of massive heart failure at her recent residence in Arlington, Va. She was the widow of John “Jack” Scholl, retired personnel manager with Haverhill Paperboard Corp.
Wanda A. Scholl was born in Jersey City, N.J. on June 1, 1925. She grew up during the Depression, which was a lasting influence throughout her life, as she was forever thrifty.
As an athletic student, Wanda was a fine field hockey player and enjoyed many outdoor sports.
Wanda married Jack Scholl April 25, 1948 and raised two children, Barbara and Russell. The family lived in Haverhill through the 1950s, and moved to nearby Atkinson, N.H. in 1960, where she lived for over 40 years. She was active in the Holy Angels Catholic church throughout much of her life, as a lay leader and in the choir.
Studying at Jersey City Nursing School, Wanda helped treat numerous World War II soldiers and eventually became a registered nurse. Once her kids entered school, she became a school nurse in the 1960s at Atkinson Academy elementary school, and later at Timberlane Regional High School in Plaistow, N.H. Wanda later worked for the State of New Hampshire as a family planning specialist in the seacoast counties of New Hampshire.
A lifelong skier, Wanda taught herself the sport as a youngster. She later taught Jack, Barb and Russ and enjoyed many family ski trips. Organizing the Ski Club at Timberlane Regional High School, she encouraged hundreds of kids to thrill in the winter mountains of New England.
Wanda leaves behind daughter, Barbara and Richard Boucher of Trophy Club, Texas; son, Russell and Marilyn Scholl of Arlington, Va.; five grandchildren, Leanne King of Falls Church, Va., Kara Dawson of Houston, and Wesley Scholl, Ethan Scholl and Kinsey Scholl of Arlington, Va.; and two great-granddaughters, Breanna King of Falls Church, Va. and Elizabeth Dawson of Houston.
ARRANGEMENTS: A Mass will be celebrated on Friday, Sept. 14, 2007 at 10 a.m. at Holy Angels Church, Atkinson Depot Road, Plaistow N.H. Interment will follow at the NH State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, N.H. Memorial donations may be made to Swans Island Medical Clinic, c/o Dexter Lee, Selectman, Town of Swans Island, ME 04685.
Muriel Toshach, 84
HAVERHILL — Muriel (Shearer) Toshach, 84, of Haverhill, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007.
Mrs. Toshach was born in Methuen, the daughter of the late Hugh and Minnie (Jackson) Shearer and was educated in the Methuen school system. She spent most of her life as a resident of Haverhill.
Muriel served in the Navy during World War II as an aviation machinist. While in the service, she and her twin sister Marcia sang with saxophonist, singer and band leader Tex Beneke. Following the war, Muriel worked for many years as a French cord-turner in the local shoe industry.
Muriel had many interests. She was a member of the Haverhill Garden Club and the Arts and Crafts Society and also enjoyed decorative painting, dancing, fishing and bowling. She had a generous spirit and infectious laugh and deeply loved her family, friends and pets.
Muriel leaves her constant companion and loving husband of 60 years, retired Haverhill Deputy Fire Chief Reginald Toshach Jr.; son, Cregg and his wife Brenda of Florida; daughter, Robin Donovan and her husband Vincent of Haverhill; five grandchildren, Jason Toshach, Heather Donovan, Taylor Donovan, Laurie Reilly, David Parker; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, and grandnieces and grandnephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours were held Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral and Cremations Service, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. Funeral service will be at the convenience of the family with burial in Hillside Cemetery, Haverhill. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society, 63 Elm St., Salisbury, MA 01952; or Lighthouse Hospice Foundation, 529 Main St., Suite 101, Charlestown, MA 02129.
Eva H. Talarico, 80
HAVERHILL — Mrs. Eva H. (Poirier) Talarico, 80, died Friday, Sept. 7, 2007 at Wingate at Haverhill, following a long illness.
Born in Haverhill, daughter of the late Alfred and Helen (Boisselle) Poirier, she attended St. Joseph Grammar School and was a member of the Haverhill High School, Class of 1944.
Mrs. Talarico worked for 25 years as an information operator in the Haverhill and Plaistow offices of New England Telephone before her retirement in 1980 and had also been previously employed at Western Electric Co.
She was a member of All Saints Parish of Haverhill, and the former St. Joseph Parish, the Telephone Pioneers of America and was also a former member of the IBEW.
A long-time resident of Kernersville, N.C., before returning to Haverhill several years ago, she attended Holy Angels Church in Kernersville.
The wife of the late Frank J. Talarico who died in 2005, she is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Linda J. and Lawrence Cartier of Hampstead, N.H., Abigail A. and Harold Krueger of Silverton, Ore., and Barbara S.and Steven Winderbaum of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; six brothers, Alfred I. Poirier of Las Vegas, Br. John Alexis FMS (Henry) of Jamaica, N.Y., Br. Domenic OFM of New York City, Norman Poirier of Georgetown, Roland Poirier of Haverhill and Paul Poirier of Haverhill; three sisters, Irene Iuele of Bradford, Jeannette Phinney of Plaistow, N.H., and Marie Ingalls of Sandown, N.H.; six grandchildren, Jason Toshach, and Andrew, Aram, Aden, Ada and Ava Krueger; two great-grandchildren, Katelyn and Cameron Toshach; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her sister, Lorraine Marino.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends called on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Berube-Comeau Funeral Home, 47 Broadway, Haverhill. Her funeral was held on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian burial at 10:30 in All Saints Church, Haverhill. Burial followed in Saint Patrick’s Cemetery, Haverhill.
Anastasia T. Seremet, 91
ANDOVER — Anastasia T. (Shisko) Seremet, 91, of Andover died on Monday, Sept. 3, 2007 at Academy Manor Nursing Home, Andover.
Mrs Seremet was born and raised in Lawrence and lived in Methuen for 30 years before moving to Andover.
Before retirement, she worked 30 years at Western Electric Co., North Andover.
She was a member of St. Augustine Church, Andover, a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America, the Andover Senior Citizens, and the Andover Socialites. She volunteered with the American Red Cross and enjoyed crafts and traveling.
The widow of John M. Seremet, her family members include her daughter, Barbara S. and her husband, Bernard Smith of Haverhill; two brothers, Alexander Shisko of Methuen and Joseph Shisko of Charleston, S.C.; two grandchildren, Susan Crawson and Timothy Smith; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Friends called on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Charles Dewhirst Andover Funeral Home, 33 Pearson St., Andover. A funeral Mass was Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Augustine Church, Andover. The burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 211 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. To send an online condolence, please visit www.dewhirstfuneral.com.
Donald R. West, 85
HAVERHILL — Donald R. West, 85, of Haverhill, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007 at Wingate at Haverhill.
Mr. West was born in Boston on July 1, 1922, son of the late John W. and Edna L. (Glaizer) West.
He was educated in the Boston schools and was a graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School, Roxbury.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army for three years from 1942 to 1945. He served in the Rhineland with the Military Police Detachment 669 and was a recipient of the European African Middle Eastern Theater Campaign Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and the Victory Medal.
He had been employed with Brinks Security Co., Boston for 30 years and with Disney World, Florida for 10 years until his retirement.
He was a member of Teamsters Local No., 25, Boston and Haverhill Amvets Post No. 147. He had resided in Haverhill since June of 2003.
His surviving family members are his two sons, David P. West of Malden and Donald R. West Jr. and his wife Donna J. West of Haverhill; his granddaughter, Amanda; one great-grandson; his good friend, Marge Dolph of Bradford; his three sisters, Mae Pieroway of Roslindale, Lois Morse of Bridgewater and Edna Blake of Wilbraham; his two brothers, Kenneth West of West Roxbury and Warren West of Stoughton; and nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Robert West of Philadelphia.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 10:30 a.m. in the C. Frank Linnehan & Son Haverhill Funeral Home, 129 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill. Interment was in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Calling hours at the C. Frank Linnehan & Son Haverhill Funeral Home, 129 Kenoza Ave., Haverhill were held Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m.
Raymond P. Vengren, 73
AMESBURY — Raymond Patrick Vengren, 73, of Amesbury, formerly of the Wilmington and South Boston areas, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007 at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. He was the husband of Mary E. (Butts) Vengren, his wife of 50 years.
Born in Dracut, Jan. 30, 1934, he was the son of the late Raymond and Helen (Martin) Vengren.
Mr. Vengren served with the United States Army during the Korean War and was a member of the V.F.W. and the D.A.V. of Amesbury.
A devoted family man, he enjoyed cooking and spending time with his family. Although a truck driver by profession, he was truly a jack-of-all-trades, tackling all types of home projects.
He enjoyed all sports and meeting friends at the Seabrook Race Track.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Raymond and wife Jane of Haverhill; and Joseph and wife Andrea of Salem; his daughters, Janice Howard and husband Michael of Haverhill and Linda Meskie and husband Donald of Amesbury; sisters, Marion Curreri and husband Jerry of Revere and Jackie Reck of Easton, Conn.; 10 grandchildren, one great-grandson and many nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours will be at Paul C. Rogers & Sons Family Funeral Home, 2 Hillside Ave., Amesbury, on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m., immediately followed by services at the funeral home. Interment will be private for the family. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to V.A. Boston Healthcare System, c/o Voluntary Service, 940 Belmont St., Brockton, MA 02301, for veterans’ needs.
Malcolm J. Hewett, 75
Anna P. O'Connor, 97
North Andover, MA — Anna P. O’Connor, 97, a resident of North Andover, died on December 3, 2013, at the Sutton Hill Center in North Andover. She was born on February 15, 1916, in Bradford, Mass., to the late John Henry and Annie Marie (Conlin) O’Brien. Raised in Bradford, she was a graduate of Haverhill High School, Class of 1933, before furthering her education by graduating from Macintosh Business School. She also attended Harvard University, and was instrumental in the setup of their genealogy department.Continued ...
Janet L. Madden, 72
Amesbury — Janet L. Madden, 72, of Amesbury, died on December 1, 2013, at the Amesbury Village in Amesbury. Janet was born in Lynn, Mass., on February 7, 1941, to the late Arthur D. and Mary (Bowker) Story.Continued ...
Richard C. Moysenko, 60
formerly of Haverhill — Richard C. Moysenko, 60, of Mayfield, KY, and formerly of Haverhill, died Wednesday evening, November 27 at his residence.Continued ...
Robert Aganski, 91
Newburyport, MA — Robert “Bob” Aganski died on November 15, 2013, at the Kindred/Brigham Manor Nursing Home in Newburyport, MA. He was born on July 4, 1922, in North Tonawanda, NY, as a first generation American. He served in the merchant marines and then attended Niagara University, played varsity football, and earned a B.S. degree in social science in 1950.Continued ...
Stephen Eric Zarbolias, 44
HAVERHILL — Stephen Eric Zarbolias, 44, died Sunday, November 24, 2013, in Haverhill, Mass. He was a lifelong resident of the Haverhill area. Steve enjoyed fishing, gardening, and was especially passionate about cooking. The youngest of four children, he is survived by his father, Robert "Zabby" Zarbolias of Haverhill, Mass.; mother, Mary Zarbolias of Newburyport, Mass.; brother, David Zarbolias of Plaistow, N.H.; and sisters, Lisa Zarbolias of Haverhill and Kathleen Zarbolias of Noddingham, N.H.Continued ...
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Maxine J. (Wilson) Delisle
Hampton, NH — Maxine June (Wilson) Delisle, of Hampton, N.H., former longtime resident of Haverhill, died peacefully on Saturday afternoon, November 23, 2013, after a long illness.Continued ...
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Constance R. "Connie" (Ryan) Lalumiere, 66
Haverhill — Constance R. “Connie” (Ryan) Lalumiere, 66, of Haverhill passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013.Continued ...
Haverhill — Edwin Cassano passed away on November 12, 2013, after a period of declining health.Continued ...
Katherine R. Murphy, 24
Newburyport — Katherine R. Murphy, 24, of Newburyport and formerly of Haverhill, left us on Monday, November 4.Continued ...
Marcia B. Linn, 93
Lawrence — Marcia B. (Ahrenstein) Linn, 93, of Lawrence, died Friday evening, November 8, at the Lawrence General Hospital.Continued ...
Nancy M. Messina, 48
Haverhill — Nancy M. Messina, 48, of Haverhill, died Tuesday morning, November 12, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, Haverhill.Continued ...
Paul E. Karem, 52
Merrimac, MA — Paul died on Nov. 12. He was born in Gloucester, MA on Dec. 2, 1960, to Judith Krupski and Thomas C. Karem Sr. Grew up in Atkinson/Plaistow area, later went on to earn a degree in mechanical engineering, most recently worked at American Creative Machine Enterprise in Manchester, N.H. Paul was an avid reader, enjoyed golf, and was an enthusiastic sports fan, especially the Rams and Red Sox. He enjoyed spending time with his family, friends, and his co-workers, was proud to be the winner in the "big contest" at work. Paul is survived by his mother Judith Krupski and her companion Rob Hollingshead of Brunswick, ME, stepfather Joseph Krupski and his wife Janice of Harahan, LA. Brothers Thomas Karem of O.O.B., ME. Peter Krupski and his companion Rita Hambelton of Westbrook, ME. Sister Mary Krupski and her companion of N. Waterboro, ME. Nephews Brandon Krupski, Garret Hamrick, Daniel and Sam Krupski, Tyler Cecil, and niece Whitney Cecil. Many relatives and friends in MA and NH. Predeceased by his brother Joseph Krupski. A gathering of family and friends will be held at a later date. Online condolences can made at www.directcremationofmaine.com. Contributions can be made to the charity of your choice in Paul's name.Continued ...
Simon M. Tavitian, “Si”, 74
Bradford — Simon M. Tavitian, “Si”, 74, of Medford, and formerly of Bradford, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, at Melrose Wakefield Hospital, Melrose, MA.Continued ...
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Elizabeth Arakelian, 90
Haverhill — Elizabeth (Chilpyian) Arakelian, 90, of Haverhill died Wednesday evening, November 6, at Penacook Place Nursing Home, Haverhill.Continued ...
George Manghis, 88
Williston, VT — George Manghis, 88, of Plaistow, N.H. and Melbourne Beach, Fla., passed on Saturday evening, November 2, 2013, at the Vermont Respite House in Williston, Vt. With the support and encouragement of wonderful friends, family and caregivers, he was able to stay as engaged and independent as possible through this six-month journey with his illness.Continued ...
Mary "Pat" Perreault, 72
Easton, PA — Mary "Pat" Perreault, 72, of Easton, PA, formerly of Kingston and Atkinson, New Hampshire, died Sunday, November 3, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem, PA surrounded by her family. Mary was born in Haverhill, MA, she was the daughter of the late Albert J. and Mary E. (Lowes) Perreault. She attended the University of New Hampshire, was a graduate of Bradford College, Bradford, MA, and received her Master's degree in Library Sciences from Simmons College in Boston, MA. She worked as a Library Archivist for the National Park Service at the Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA. She later worked for the New Hampshire Political Library in Concord, NH. An avid reader, she also enjoyed needlework and Genealogy. She had traced the Perrault Family back to the 1600s in Quebec. She was a member of St. Rocco's Roman Catholic Church, Martins Creek, PA. She volunteered for many years at the North Reading Theatre Workshop, Reading, MA, working behind the scenes during many performances. Surviving are sister, Jean, with whom she resided; brother, Raymond, and his wife, Charlene, Lakeport, CA; sister-in-law, Eileen Perreault, Dingman's Ferry, PA; nephews, Michael and his wife Jennifer, Adam and his wife Jennifer, and Ryanand his wife, Yinette; nieces, Chrissy Ballester and her husband Jaime, and Robynn Geise and her husband Byron; eight grandnieces and grandnephews. She was looking forward to the birth of two more at the end of the year. She was predeceased by her brother, Albert W. Perreault. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.Continued ...
Philip M. DiPietro
Formerly of Haverhill — Philip M. DiPietro, of Hampton, NH and formerly of Haverhill, died Tuesday morning, November 5th at Lahey Clinic, Burlington.Continued ...
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Agnes (Conte) Bevilacqua, 89
Haverhill — Agnes (Conte) Bevilacqua, 89, of Haverhill died Saturday morning, October 26, at her residence surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late State Representative Francis J. Bevilacqua who died in 2009 and her survivors include a daughter, Linda and her husband Daniel Malynn of Haverhill, with whom she lived, four sons, Rick Bevilacqua and his partner Nora Carroll of Haverhill, James and his wife Diane Bevilacqua of Haverhill, Francis and his wife Gabrielle Bevilacqua of Plaistow, NH, Michael and his wife Tamra Bevilacqua of Portland, ME, a brother, Frank and his wife Lena Conte of Haverhill, sister-in-law Jennie Conte of Haverhill, 11 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.Continued ...
Anne M. Callahan, 87
Haverhill — Anne M. (Guard) Callahan, 87, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, November 1, 2013.Continued ...
Elmer C. "Al" Alestock, 72
Haverhill — Elmer (Al) C. Alestock, 72, of Haverhill, died Saturday evening, November 2, at the Lawrence General Hospital, Lawrence.Continued ...
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