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Claremont - Donna Cameron Ellsworth, formerly of Andover, passed away on July 4, 2024 at the age of 91.Donna, the daughter of Catherine and Daniel Cameron, was born and raised in Worcester, MA. After attending Bancroft School in Worcester, she graduated from Centenary University in New Jersey.After marrying, she and her husband Donald Ellsworth settled in Andover, Massachusetts where they raised three children: Mary, Diane, and David. She was married to Donald, who predeceased her, for sixty one years. Donna and Donald were members of West Parish Church in Andover for more than fifty years, where Donna was an active member, serving on and leading many committees. Upon relocating to New Hampshire in 2013, they attended First Congregational Church in Claremont, where Donna resumed a busy role in church affairs.Donna was known affectionately as Gibs by an extensive group of family, friends, and relatives. She was the consummate hostess, and whether it was in the kitchen, in the garden, at a sewing machine or working at needlecraft, she created thousands of objects of lasting beauty. Many of her pieces have a place of pride in the homes of her family and friends, reminding us of her affection, talent and productivity. And while she was the epitome of a "proper lady." Donna was at the same time a champion for progress and advocated for causes including LGBTQ rights and the need for action on climate change.Gibs was the cherished matriarch of an extended family, and her grace, wisdom and boundless love will be missed. She is survived by two daughters, Mary Lownie (Ken) and Diane Mello (Rob), and grandchildren, Cameron (Julia), Betsy, Oliver, Harrison, Scott and Christina.A service will be held at the Chapel at West Parish in Andover, MA on Tuesday, July 16 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Claremont Soup Kitchen (53 Central Street, Claremont, NH 03743, 603-543-3290 or online at claremontsoupkitchen.org).

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Tue, 9 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/donna-ellsworth-1090102403
<![CDATA[Maureen A. Milne]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/maureen-milne-1090102396<![CDATA[

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Andover - Maureen A. Milne, a life-long resident of Andover, passed away at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill on Friday evening, July 5, 2024. She was 87 years old.Born in Lawrence, MA, on June 29, 1937, she was the beloved daughter of the late Walter D. and Rosemary (Doyle) Milne. Maureen was retired from a job that she loved at Textron where she had been employed as a Pricing Estimator, for many years.Maureen was the caretaker for her aging parents. She was a longtime communicant of St. Augustine Church in Andover. Maureen loved spending time with her nieces and nephews. She will be dearly missed. Maureen's family would like to thank her caregivers at the Mary Immaculate Nursing Home and all of her Cuba Street neighbors who helped her along the way.Maureen is survived by her loving siblings, John 'Jack' and his wife, Sally Milne of Naples, FL and George and his wife, Cynthia Milne of Andover and many nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Rosalie M. Crowley. She also leaves her best friend, Patricia Gurry.Her funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Augustine Church, 43 Essex Street, Andover on Friday, July 12, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are most welcome to attend. Calling hours will be held in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main Street, Andover on Thursday, July 11, 2024, from 4 to 6 PM. Interment will be privately held. Donations in Maureen's memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1999, Memphis, TN 38101. For additional information, please visit, www.burkemagliozzi.com.

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Tue, 9 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/maureen-milne-1090102396
<![CDATA[Matthew H. Baxter]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/matthew-h-baxter-1090102388<![CDATA[

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Methuen - Matthew Henry Baxter, age 90, husband of the late Marie Longo Baxter, passed away Friday, July 5, 2024 with family and friends by his side at High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill after a brief illness.Born in Lynn, MA to Leroy Baxter and Bridie M. Baxter Cronin, he served his country in the Air Force during the Korean War. Matt was married to his loving wife Marie for 58 years until her passing in 2017. Marie was his world and family and the church were priorities. Matt worked for several years at Raytheon and GE.He was predeceased by his brothers, Frederick B. Cronin, Jr., Gordon J. Cronin, Ralph W. Cronin, Joseph A. Cronin; sisters, Helen I. Beauchamp, Kathleen Cronin, and Geraldine F. Cronin; brother-in-law, John P. LoPresti, Jr.; and sister- in-law, Patricia A. Longo.Matt is survived by sisters, Margie A. Cronin and Mary A. Cronin-LoPresti; brother, Adrian M. Cronin and his wife, Diane; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Angeline J. (Longo) Powell and Hartley A. Powell; his brother-in-law, Anthony J. Longo; sisters-in- law, Linda Cronin, Helen Cronin, and Donna Cronin; his niece and Goddaughter, Judith L. Powell; his nephew and Godson, James C. Longo; nephews, Mark A. Longo, Adrian Cronin, Jr., Michael LoPresti, Ralph Cronin, Jr., Gordon Cronin, Jr.; nieces, Bridget Cronin, Briana Billias, Kristen Thomas, Colleen Anderson, Terri Hickey, Kathy Wilson, Christine Treantos, Karen Winchell, and Susan Cronin. He is also survived by many friends including neighbors, Ron and Shela Covey.Thank you to Kathy, Paul and others at Visiting Angels Newburyport for assisting Matt over the past year and to everyone at High Pointe Hospice House for the exemplary care and compassion given to Matt in his final days. Matt's caring nature toward others will be missed by so many.Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Matthew's life with visiting hours on Friday, July 12, 2024 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence Street in Methuen. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 12, 2024 at St. Monica Parish, 212 Lawrence Street in Methuen. Interment to follow at St. Mary-Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence. In lieu of flowers, donations in Matt's memory may be made to the MSPCA Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. For directions or condolences, please visit www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Baxter Family.

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Tue, 9 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/matthew-h-baxter-1090102388
<![CDATA[Helen M. Moulton]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/helen-moulton-1090102392<![CDATA[

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Salem - Helen M. Moulton, 77 of Salem, NH passed away on Friday July 5, 2024 at Parkland Medical Center, Derry, NH with her loving family at her side.Mrs. Moulton was born in Methuen and was raised and educated in Lawrence. She has been a resident of Salem for the past 30 years. Before her retirement 10 years ago, Helen worked as a customer service representative with C.T.G. Company. Helen loved being with family and always looked forward to a family tradition of Saturday afternoon gatherings with family to enjoy eating and socializing. She loved gambling trips to Foxwoods or gambling trips anywhere. Back in the 1980's while living in Tennessee, Helen and her husband Jack were foster parents to many children in need. She loved her dogs, decorating her home and playing Bingo.Helen was predeceased by her husband John E. "Jack" Moulton. Her family members include her daughter Tammy Bissonnette and her companion Jack Delorey and her son Troy Baker and his wife Tina. She leaves her grandchildren Mandi Baker and her companion Jason Saldi, Cory Bissonnette and his companion Chelsea Haegle, Tyler Bissonnette and companion Quincy Quinama and Travis Baker and Jason Mannion. Helen also leaves 5 great grandchildren Rylie, Paislee, Jayden, Jamie and Calvin. She also leaves two brothers Joseph Bradish and his companion Kyong and Michael Bradish and his wife Diane and two sisters Marguerite Anthony and her companion Paul Schultz and Sharon LaChance and her husband Michael. As well as many nieces and nephews. Helen was predeceased by her parents Joseph and Marguerite Bradish and her sister Marilyn Russo.Family and friends are invited to calling hours on Thursday July 11, 2024 from 4 pm to 7 pm at the Goundrey Dewhirst Funeral Home 42 Main St., Salem, NH. Funeral services will be on Friday July 12 at 10:00 am at the funeral home. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Salem, NH. To leave an online condolence, please visit Helen's tribute page at www.goundreydewhirstfuneral.com.

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Tue, 9 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/helen-moulton-1090102392
<![CDATA[Maude E. (Hardy) Cote]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/maude-cote-1090102387<![CDATA[

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Groveland - Maude E. (Hardy) Cote, 90, of Groveland passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 9 at Aspen Hill Rehabilitation and Health Center in Haverhill.Maude was born in Haverhill the daughter of Charles W. and Vera E. (Ford) Hardy. She was raised and educated in Haverhill Schools and was a graduate of Haverhill High School, Class of 1951. Maude was married for 60 years to her husband Paul, whom she met roller skating. She enjoyed word puzzles and was an avid reader, liked knitting and crocheting, and volunteered for Groveland Meals on Wheels. Maude was a Patriots and Red Sox fan, liked meeting with friends at Heavenly Donuts in Bradford every morning, and loved going on long Sunday drives and having picnics along the way, occasionally ending up in Canada.A devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Maude is survived by her children Paula Baillargeon of E. Baldwin, ME, Michael Cote and his wife Darlene of Kingston, NH, Alan Cote and his wife Cheryl of Salisbury, Linda Conrad of Rochester, NH, and Jeffrey Cote of Groveland. She also leaves behind her seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Maude was predeceased by her husband Paul A. Cote, son Gary Cote, daughter Sandra Cote, a brother Albert Hardy, and sister Thelma Morehouse.Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Friday, July 12 from 9AM until 11AM, followed by a funeral home chapel service at 11AM at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery, Groveland. Please visit www.comeaufuneral.com or Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook.

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Tue, 9 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/maude-cote-1090102387
<![CDATA[Joni Jane Huntress]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joni-huntress-1090102399<![CDATA[

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Groveland - Joni Jane Huntress, 68, of Groveland, MA passed away July 3, 2024 at her residence.She was born in Haverhill on March 18, 1956, daughter of the late Joseph Elmer Huntress and Shirley (Gauthier) Huntress.Joni enjoyed spending time at Sarah's Place in Haverhill, collecting Elvis memorabilia, writing letters to friends and doing needlepoint.She is survived by her brother Jack Marcello.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her visitation on Thursday, July 11th from 10-11AM at the H.L Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St. Haverhill. A funeral service will follow at the funeral home.Interment will be held in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence, MA.To share a memory or for more information please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com

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Tue, 9 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joni-huntress-1090102399
<![CDATA[Peter P. Rubenstein]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/peter-rubenstein-1090095476<![CDATA[

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Andover - Peter P. Rubenstein, a longtime resident of Andover, MA and the beloved husband of the late Linda H. (Hanson) Rubenstein, died peacefully at Salem Haven Rehab & Hospice in Salem, NH on June 25th.Peter was born on April 27th, 1932 and raised in Newton, MA.Peter was the founder and President of Pressure Techniques. Among other things, his company sells, installs and services systems that deliver ozonated water throughout commercial food plants. He pioneered this practice which serves to increases food safety, extend shelf-life and reduce the reliance upon chemical sanitizers.When not busy working, he and his wife Linda enjoyed spending time together and travelled regularly on vacation to the Caribbean and Tanglewood in the Berkshires. Peter donated to several charities including the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC. He loved cooking, home improvement projects and had a love for classical music.In addition to his late wife, Linda, Peter is predeceased by his parents, Leon and Blanche Rubenstein of Newton, MA; and sister Myra Perry of Pensacola, FL. He is survived by his children, Lauren and husband Emil Frei of Boston, MA; Nancy and husband John Ingenito of Plymouth, MA; Matt Rubenstein of Salem, NH; stepdaughter Laura Corry of Newburyport, MA; Pamm Shaw of Walnut Creek, CA; Lori and husband Jose Eduartez of Miami, FL; Kenny and wife Jaye P Shaw of Miami, FL. He is also survived by one niece, eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren.Donations would be appreciated at Salem Haven Rehab.

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Sun, 7 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/peter-rubenstein-1090095476
<![CDATA[Francesco E. "Frank" Sergi]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/francesco-sergi-1090096934<![CDATA[

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North Andover - Francesco E. "Frank" Sergi, 65, of North Andover, MA passed away unexpectedly at his home on July 1, 2024 while bravely battling cancer and heart disease.He was born in Catania Sicily, Italy and was the son of the late Dominic and Apollonia (Messina) Sergi both of Lawrence, Mass.Frank was raised and educated in Washington, DC, however his love for Massachusetts endured throughout his life. He had a 27-year career with the Washington Metro Transit Authority, ATU Local 689, where he served as both a uniformed Special Police Officer and a Revenue Attendant. After retiring he moved "home" to North Andover, near family, his Boston Bruins and great Italian food. Frank was a unique soul with many facets, a great listener and a jokester, with a friendly smile for everyone he met. Frank attended Holy Rosary Shrine in Lawrence. He leaned on his faith as he met his final health battles head-on. Above all, he was most proud of his three beautiful children and Italian heritage.Frank is survived by his beloved and heartbroken children, Antonio Sergi of Virginia, Dominic Sergi of Arizona, and Rosemary Sergi of Kansas, his loving sister, Mary Grace Karch of Virginia and her children, and his dear cousins, Stephanie Messina Sewade and Vernon Sewade of North Andover, Domenic and Maria Messina of Bradford, Rose Messina of Hampton Beach, Mario Messina of Methuen and many more cousins, and nieces and nephews who will never forget their "one of a kind" Uncle Frank.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, July 10, 2024 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St. Methuen, MA. His funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Shrine, 28 Union St. Lawrence, MA. Burial will be in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence, MA. For directions or to send condolences, please visit www.cataudellafh.com.

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Sun, 7 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/francesco-sergi-1090096934
<![CDATA[Phillip John Kimball]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/phillip-kimball-1090096926<![CDATA[

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Salem - Phillip J. Kimball passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 26, 2024. Beloved husband of Tristina (Costanza) Kimball.A Funeral Service will be held in the Salvatore Rocco & Sons Funeral Home, 331 Main Street, Everett on Tuesday, July 9th at 11 a.m. A visitation period will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. Complimentary valet parking Monday at the Main Street entrance. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

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Sun, 7 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/phillip-kimball-1090096926
<![CDATA[Thelma Forman]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/thelma-forman-1090096917<![CDATA[

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Haverhill - Thelma Forman passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2024, at Beverly Hospital at age 100.She was born in Brooklyn, NY to parents Samuel and Pearl (Hornstein) Wollman.Long after the death of her father, Thelma's young adult years were blessed by the presence of a loving and supportive stepfather, Ben Banks.She graduated from Girls Commercial High School in Brooklyn and attended Queensborough College and later, City College in Manhattan.Thelma was married for 59 years to Frank J. Forman who passed away in 2008. The Formans lived in Hollis Hills, NY. They enjoyed vacationing, sometimes spontaneously getting into the car, headed for destinations unknown. In the summertime, the backyard grill was always going. They moved to Haverhill, MA in 1995 and in 2010, Thelma moved to Brooksby Village in Peabody where she lived until her death.She is survived by her two daughters, Barbra Forman-Salladay of Windham, NH and Sharon Mindy Forman, of Manhattan. NY and son-in-law John Salladay. She was the loving grandmother to Jillian Salladay, Laurel Salladay (husband Bill Leith) and great grandmother to Evelyn.Thelma had a long and rewarding career in the New York City public school system. With unfailing accuracy and fingers that flew across the keyboard, she worked as a secretary at Seward Park High School on the Lower East Side, Manhattan.Extremely organized, hard-working with an unflappable demeanor, it did not take long for her to be promoted to Secretary to the Principal, where she remained until her retirement in 1991.Thelma was a member of Hollis Hills Jewish Center, Sisterhood of Queens, NY and Temple Emanu-El in Haverhill. In later years, she participated in Jewish community life at Brooksby Village.She enjoyed cooking and consistently turned out perfect meatballs and a fine Thanksgiving turkey for her family and friends.At the family's request, a private graveside service was held in Children of Israel Cemetery, Haverhill. Arrangements were by the H. L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes, Haverhill-Bradford.Donations may be made in memory of Thelma Forman to Hadassah. www.hadassah.org.To share a memory or for more information, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.

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Sun, 7 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/thelma-forman-1090096917
<![CDATA[Duncan Lowell Noyes]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/duncan-noyes-1090096919<![CDATA[

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Amesbury - Duncan Lowell Noyes, lifetime Amesbury resident and all around good guy, died surrounded by loved ones at the family homestead on July 2, 2024, at the age of 71.A 1970 graduate of AHS, Duncan always enjoyed the competition and camaraderie of sports and games. From playing first base on an undefeated Little League team to the many bowling leagues he joined in Florida, from learning cribbage and bridge in elementary school to marathon games of Mexican Train Dominoes and a national ranking as backgammon player, he got tremendous satisfaction from that intersection of competition and sociability.Duncan grew up along the Merrimack River, making it and the woods behind the house his playground. It was the realization of a dream, when, after his retirement, he was able to buy the property from his parents' estate, and spend the rest of his life living on and improving the property.After graduating cum laude from Amherst College in 1974, Duncan started his work life in banking. He very shortly got a job with Raytheon, working as a project planner in their missile systems program. During his career there he earned his MBA from Southern New Hampshire University. Wanting to spend more time with his wife, Bonnie, and wanting to travel while they both had their health, he joined her in retirement in 2007. They soon bought a condominium in Clearwater FL, and became snowbirds and started building a community of friends there.There is a saying "the first third of your life is for learning, the second third is for earning, and the last third is for returning." Duncan embodied this. He chose his charities carefully and gave generously. In retirement he served as a treasurer to numerous organizations, including St. James Episcopal Church, the Merrimack River Watershed Council, and the Salisbury Point Cemetery Association. And, he was a patriarch, giving counsel generously to his children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.Duncan was blessed to grow up in a stable, loving family. His parents, William H. and Eleanor L., and his siblings, Bart, Debbie, and Greg were the classic nuclear family. He took the lessons he learned there to the true passion project of his life, the family he and Bonnie created. Through the highs and lows of family, he met it head on with resolve, compassion, and clear-eyed realism. He always did his best.Duncan is survived by his siblings, his wife Bonnie, three children; Paul and wife Juli, Sherri, and Amanda and husband David, nine grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, Jamie, and a great-granddaughter, Olivia.Calling hours at Paul Rogers Funeral Home in Amesbury, MA from 10 a.m.to 12 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2024. Service will follow at 12 p.m. Burial will be a private ceremony.In lieu of flowers, contributions are requested for deposit only to The Salisbury Point Cemetery Association, Bankprov, 5 Market Street, Amesbury, MA 01913.

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Sun, 7 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/duncan-noyes-1090096919
<![CDATA[Amblean Coppola]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/amblean-coppola-1090096932<![CDATA[

Haverhill - Amblean (Ann) Coppola, 100, of Haverhill, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2024, at Nevins Nursing and Rehab Centre in Methuen.She was born in Gillette Arkansas on January 19, 1924, daughter of the late Albert and Jimmie T. (Fletcher) Ellenburg.Mrs. Coppola was educated in Arkansas and moved to Haverhill in the 1960s. She was employed as a stitcher in Eastern Canvas. She later became a Monitor at Greater Lawrence Vo-Tech in 1990 and was there until 1996.She enjoyed spending her time playing bingo and loved to read. She also loved cheering on the Boston Red Sox and the New England PatriotsMrs. Coppola was predeceased by her husband, John P. Coppola, who passed away in 1973.She is survived by her loving daughters and their spouses, Rosemary Jesionowski of Haverhill, Ramona and Mark Stack of Haverhill, Teresa (Coppola) Roberts of Brentwood NH, and Paula and Larry Lessard of Sandown NH. She was the loving grandmother to 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.Her Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be private for relatives and friends on Tuesday, July 9, 2024, at 2 p.m. in Sacred Hearts Church, 165 South Main St., Bradford. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Bradford~Haverhill To share a memory or for more information, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.

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<![CDATA[Kathleen S. Birch]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/kathleen-birch-1090095475<![CDATA[

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Kingston - Kathleen S. Birch, 79, of Kingston, NH passed away peacefully Saturday, June 29, 2024, surrounded by family after a lengthy illness.She was born on January 17, 1945, in Lawrence, MA, the daughter of the late Cirino Grasso and Carmelina (Milone) Grasso Shurtleff. She had been a resident of Kingston for the past 35 years.Kathleen will be dearly missed and is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Robert Birch, Sr. of Kingston; son, Robert Birch Jr. and his wife, Kathleen of Methuen, MA,; daughter, Deana Bowes and her husband, Robert of Derry, NH; four grandchildren, to whom she treasured, Timothy, Andrea, Robbie and Noah and her sister, Iiesha Dionne of Salem, NH.Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life Mass on Friday, July 12, 2024 at 8:30 a.m. at Holy Rosary Shrine Church, 34 Common Street, Lawrence, MA. The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch Street, Derry is assisting the family with arrangements. To send a condolence, please visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.

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Sat, 6 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/kathleen-birch-1090095475
<![CDATA[Shirley M. Walker]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/shirley-walker-1090095473<![CDATA[

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Haverhill - Shirley M. (Ewing) Walker, 91 of Haverhill, and formerly of Town Hill Road in Bradford, died peacefully on June 28, 2024, at Aspen Hill in Haverhill.Born, raised and educated in Streeter, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Dale and Ada (Mayfield) Ewing. She graduated from Streeter High School and worked as a bank teller in her younger years. Primarily a housewife and homemaker, Mrs. Walker excelled at creating a warm and loving home for her family.Shirley was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church of Andover, and the Order of the Eastern Star in Katy, Texas. In her younger years, she enjoyed square dancing and in her later years, she enjoyed watching golf matches and tournaments.Predeceased in 2009 by her devoted and loving husband, Willard Walker, Shirley will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by two sons, Willard C. "Bill" Walker, Jr. and his wife Renee of Calabash, NC and Jeffrey D. Walker and his wife Michelle of Stoneham, MA; six grandchildren, Johnny Coppola, Danielle Meehan, Trey Walker, Shawn Walker, Dale Walker and Rachel Walker, and four great-grandchildren.A private graveside service will take place in Elmwood Cemetery, Bradford. Arrangements are under the direction of Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home of Plaistow. To send a message of condolence to the family or to share a cherished memory, please visit www.brooksidechapelfh.com.

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Sat, 6 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/shirley-walker-1090095473
<![CDATA[David P. Safran]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/david-safran-1090095474<![CDATA[

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Haverhill - David P. Safran, 81, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, July 3 at his home.David was born in Haverhill, the son of Henry and Lena (Dodier) Safran. David spent many years working at Hoyt and Worthen Tanning Corporation as a truck driver until his retirement. He also traveled throughout New England with Fiesta Shows setting up Ferris Wheels, and enjoyed fishing, camping and creating his crafts. David will be remembered for his great sense of humor, loved spending time with his family and was a devoted father and grandfather who will be dearly missed...until we meet again.David is survived by his daughter Robin Nelly and her husband, Geoffrey of Summerville, SC, Jennifer J. Gagnon and her husband, Justin of Peabody, Hollie M. Littlefield and her husband Richard of Haverhill; siblings Carol Melanfant of Fayetteville, NC, Alan Safran and his wife Laurie of Florida, Ruth Fascone of Haverhill and Steven Safran of Bradford. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Bri Neily, Nick Neily, Jake Neily, Aaron Gagnon, Jessica Gagnon, Hallie Gagnon, Orialna Gagnon, Cody Littlefield, Richard Littlefield III, Jaiden Littlefield and Emily Littlefield, and great-grandchildren, Sofia Littlefield and Ariel Littlefield as well as several nieces and nephews. David was predeceased by his daughter Wendy L. Sturk and Tracy M. Safran and his siblings, Kenneth Safran, Bernard Safran, Robert Safran, Brenda Safran and Louis Saffron.Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Monday, July 8 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Funeral home chapel service on Tuesday, July 9 at 11 a.m. Burial is private. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or www.comeaufuneral.com.

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Sat, 6 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/david-safran-1090095474
<![CDATA[Bernard Joseph Lavoie]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/bernard-lavoie-1090090177<![CDATA[

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Methuen - Bernard Joseph "Bernie" Lavoie, 89, of Methuen, MA, peacefully passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2024, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.Born on October 31, 1934,Bernie was the son of the late Lena Lavoie and raised by his foster mother, the late Lucy Catania. He was educated in Methuen and proudly joined the U.S. Air Force after graduation. While stationed in Neubiberg, Germany, Bernie met the love of his life, Dorothea. He instantly fell in love with her, quickly got engaged, and had a beautiful wedding in Germany. After being honorably discharged they moved to America, where they settled in Methuen and raised their four children.With a focus on advancing his career Bernie earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Merrimack College and his Master's degree from Western New England College where he would later teach graduate courses in business for 15 years. He was employed by the U.S Government as a Senior Director of the U.S. Air Force Electronic Systems Division at Hanscom Air Force Base.Bernie was a parishioner at St. Monica Church in Methuen and very active in the St. Basil's Cursillo community for many years. He was the patriarch of his family and loved to spend time with his family more than anything. He enjoyed a long, happy retirement and spent time traveling the world with his wife Dorothea and spent much time at his various vacation homes over the years: ten years on Cape Cod, ten years at his home in Maine, 10 years at his home in Bruckmühl, Germany and Tampa, FL.Bernie will be dearly missed and is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Dorothea A. (Marzadek) Lavoie; loving children, Michael Lavoie and his wife, Nancy of Salem, NH, Mark Lavoie and his wife, Lorraine of Methuen, MA, Heidi Lavoie-Knipe of Methuen, MA, and Eric Lavoie and his wife, Liz of Methuen, MA; as well as his grandchildren, Katie Valleriani and her husband Val, Christopher Lavoie and his wife Ashley, Brooke Auriti and her husband, Marcello, Jason Lavoie, Rachael Knipe, Nicholas Lavoie and Caitlyn Lavoie, Christina Lavoie, and step-granddaughter Alicia Moro. Bernard is also survived by his great-grandchildren, Ryan and Ayla, Sophia and Stella, Emiliano, Chloe and Chase.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Sunday, July 7, 2024, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley Street, Methuen. A funeral Mass will take place on Monday, July 8, 2024, at 11 a.m. at St. Monica Parish, 212 Lawrence Street, Methuen. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Methuen.In lieu of flowers donation can be made to Tunnel to Towers Foundation, www.tunnel2towers.org. For directions or to leave a condolence, please visit www.cataudellafh.com.

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Thu, 4 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/bernard-lavoie-1090090177
<![CDATA[Marjorie "Margie" (Takesian) Walukevich]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/marjorie-walukevich-1090090168<![CDATA[

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Haverhill - Marjorie "Margie" (Takesian) Walukevich, a lifelong resident of Haverhill, MA passed away peacefully on June 30th, 2024.Born in Haverhill, she is the youngest daughter of the late Missack and Lydia (LeBlanc) Takesian.She attended Lowell Avenue School, Moody School, and then graduated from Haverhill High School in 1945. Margie was first employed in the local shoe industry, and was later employed by Western Electric Company and AT&T for 35 years. Prior to retiring, she was an analyst for Ireland. Margie was a lifetime member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and a retired member of the CWA Local 1365.Active in her community, she was a voting clerk for Haverhill for many years, a member of the Women's City Club of Haverhill, Sons of Italy of Haverhill, the Sound-A-Bouts Polka Fan Club, and the Young at Heart West Congregational Parish. She was a former member of St. George's Church, and now belongs to St. John the Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Haverhill Class Reunion Committee and the Haverhill High School Booster Club for Track and Football. Her late son Michael was a track star, and was inducted into the Haverhill High Hall of Fame, while her late son Joseph was an outstanding football player, competing both as a linebacker and guard. She was very proud of both her sons, and had many fond memories of going to track meets and football games with her husband John, family and friends.She loved gardening and took great pride in her vegetables and beautiful flowers each year. She was also a fan of Boston sports, including the Red Sox and Patriots. Margie enjoyed polka dancing and traveling, but she received her greatest pleasure spending time with her family and friends. Margie had many fond memories of her daughter visiting from California and she cherished being with her son Joe and family. They loved taking her out to nice restaurants as well as going for drives to the beach and along the coastline. For her birthday she loved going to Markey's as well as eating Tripoli's pizza at Salisbury Reservation. Her vibrant spirit will live on in all those that knew and loved her. She will be greatly missed.Margie was the wife of the late John J. Walukevich, who passed away in 1992, and mother of the late Haverhill Police Officer Michael J. Walukevich, who passed away in 1999, and the late Joseph M. Walukevich of Kingston, NH, who passed away in 2021. Margie is survived by her daughter, Donna and her husband, Jared Sloan of Los Angeles, CA. She especially loved and was very proud of all of her granddaughters, Elishia, Ashley, Breanna, Cayla, Denae and Angela, and her great grandchildren Halona and Guy. She also leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was especially grateful for her good friend Pauline who was always there for her.Margie was predeceased by all ten of her sisters and brothers, Agnes Takesian, Julia Small, Mary Shahinian, Violet Pelosi, Florence Phillip, Helen Fortin, Oscar Takesian, Edward Takesian, Joseph Takesian, and Harry Takesian.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her calling hours on Wednesday, July 10th from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St. Haverhill. Her Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 at St. John the Baptist Church, Lincoln Ave. Haverhill. Interment will follow in the Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill.In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Michael & Joe Walukevich Scholarship Fund c/o Haverhill High School, 137 Monument Street, Haverhill, MA 01832.To share a memory or for more information please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com

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Thu, 4 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/marjorie-walukevich-1090090168
<![CDATA[Lawrence Joseph Looney]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/lawrence-looney-1090048864<![CDATA[

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Rancho Palos Verdes - Lawrence Joseph Looney, 86, died at home in Palos Verdes Estates, California, surrounded by his loving family on June 11, 2024. Larry was a longtime resident of Andover, Massachusetts, and most recently lived near his daughters in Mercer Island, Washington and Southern California. Larry spent a lifetime of summers at beautiful Lake Sunapee in New Hampshire.Larry was the son of William and Agnes Looney of Medford, MA. He attended public schools in Medford and graduated from Merrimack College with a BA in Economics in 1960. Larry then went on to get a graduate degree in Economics from Boston College and taught at Merrimack College in North Andover for more than 40 years. At Merrimack, he served as the Chair of the Economics Department for twenty years, was on many committees and actively participated in the Faculty Senate. In 1990, he was awarded the Thomas P Hogan award for Excellence in Collegiate Governance. Larry was known for his love of teaching in the classroom when chalk was used on a blackboard. Exams were given in blue books with long essays and graphs for answers. He corrected thousands of tests and left his comments, corrections and encouragements with a classic red pen. Larry enjoyed watching his students succeed in the classroom and also in life. Teaching was his passion and it showed. Larry leaves his three children and their spouses, Rosella and John Loendorf of Norwalk CT, Jennifer and Timothy Hart of Palos Verdes Estates CA, and Bryan and Lottie Looney of Arvada CO. As a dad, Larry taught his children about unconditional love and the virtue of perseverance. He had a listening ear, sound advice and big words of encouragement for us all. Our Dad also loved watching his grandchildren make their way in life. "Bampie" leaves his much-loved grandchildren, Mary-Kate, Kevin, Sarah, Shaela, Molly, Grace and Owen. Larry also leaves his former wife and best friend, Margaret Rosella Looney. Larry was predeceased by his siblings Patricia MacFaden, Peter Looney, Robert Looney and William Looney and leaves many nieces and nephews.A graveside service will take place on July 12 at 2:00 pm at Lakeside Cemetery, at the intersection of Rt. 103A and Rt 103 in Newbury NH. All are welcome. A reception will follow at Lake Sunapee Country Club, New London, NH. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lake Sunapee Protective Association (LSPA) at lakesunapee.org.July 12 2:00 pm. All are welcome. Lakeside Cemetery, Newbury New Hampshire. At the intersection of Rt 103A and Rt 103. Reception following at Sunapee Country Club, Country Club Lane, New London, NH.

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Wed, 3 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/lawrence-looney-1090048864
<![CDATA[Beth Ann (Bentz) Bond]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/beth-ann-bond-1090076603<![CDATA[

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No. Andover - Beth Ann (Bentz) Bond, 89, of North Andover, MA passed away peacefully at High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill, MA on April 29, 2024.Beth was born in York, PA on November 24, 1934, to Alfred Charles Bentz and Dorcas May (Slothower) Bentz and grew up in the Hillcroft area of York. Beth graduated from York High School and attended the American Theatre Wing Professional School in New York City where she studied dance, voice, and acting. Her earliest jobs were modeling shoes and acting in off-broadway productions.While acting summer stock in Peterborough, NH, Beth fell in love with the theater's handsome young business manager, Nathaniel Bond. They married just six months later, so that Beth could accompany him to Germany where he was stationed in the Army.Upon their return, the couple lived in Salem, MA and then in Georgetown, MA where they raised their three children. Second only to Beth's love of children was her love of animals. Wild animals always knew where to find a good meal and Beth provided spay/neuter services for hundreds of stray cats.Beth devoted countless hours to volunteer work. As a member of the First Congregational Church of Georgetown she served on the Board of Christian Education, organized elaborate coffee hours, and taught Sunday school and vacation Bible School. Beth volunteered in the Haverhill Municipal Hospital gift shop, and as a reader to the children in the Haverhill elementary schools. After hearing terrible stories of abuse and neglect, Beth began volunteering with the Department of Social Services, helping to create and execute an abuse-prevention program for the Haverhill Schools.When the family moved to Nantucket, MA and then to Glenburn, ME, Beth worked in several retail stores but continued her volunteer work in the schools. After caring for her mother with Alzheimer's disease, Beth became a fierce advocate for Alzheimer's research, organizing the Walk for Alzheimer's in Bangor, ME for several years.Beth loved to laugh. She enjoyed riddles, jokes and comedy shows and loved making others happy with her cooking. Whether harmonizing to music as she made dinner or dancing as she did the dishes, Beth was always a joyous performer. She also had a deep spiritual side and a firm belief in life after death.In 2020, Nat and Beth moved to Nichols Village in Groveland, MA and when Beth suffered a massive stroke in 2021, she moved to Prescott House in North Andover. She died 2 ½ years later from complications related to her stroke.Beth is survived by her children Jennifer Hickman of Andover, MA, Eben Bond (Laurie) of Fremont, NH, Kendra Niehaus (Bill) of South Riding, VA; her grandchildren, Jacob and Jason Bond and Campbell and Molly Niehaus; her brother-in-law William Hullmann, and several nieces and nephews. Beth was predeceased by her husband of 66 years, her parents, her brother, Alfred C. Bentz, Jr. her sister, Beverly Hullmann, and her son-in-law, Paul Hickman.Private burial was held at the Pine Hill Cemetery in Peterborough, NH on May 2. Donations in Beth's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or to Newhouse Wildlife Rescue, P.O. Box 596, Chelmsford, MA 01824, or on their respective websites. Visit www.dricollcares.com for Beth's full obituary.

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Wed, 3 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/beth-ann-bond-1090076603
<![CDATA[John Wilson McCusker]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/john-mccusker-1090076604<![CDATA[

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Yarmouthport - John Wilson McCusker, 82, of Yarmouthport, MA, and previously Santa Fe, NM, died peacefully in Hingham, MA, following complications of Parkinson's Disease. Known for his fun-loving personality, keen wit, and love of travel and dogs, he lived a full and adventurous life, highlighted by many deep and long-lasting friendships.Born and raised in Quincy, MA, Mr. McCusker ran with a group of neighborhood boys and girls who became dear friends and remained close throughout the eight decades that followed. He attended middle school at Thayerlands in Braintree, MA, where he was elected class president, and high school at Thayer Academy, graduating in 1960. Summers throughout his childhood were spent in seaside communities, Scituate and then Eastham, MA. While on Cape Cod he added to his constellation of life-long friends and developed a love of sailing catboats at the Orleans Yacht Club, where he became Junior Commodore.Mr. McCusker earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master's in Education degrees at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, where he fed his love of history and government. Upon graduation, he traveled solo around the world, visiting six different continents. Returning home, he began his first of two career paths, teaching History and Social Studies at Andover High School, and was later named "Teacher of the Year." Mr. McCusker and an Andover history student were once invited guests at a two-day Senate House foreign affairs conference on U.S. China policy in Washington, D.C. He served as president of the Andover Federation of Teachers, where he focused on improving the conditions and salaries for teachers through collective bargaining. After 10 year of teaching, Mr. McCusker began his second career, turning his talents to real estate. He joined the Andover office of Hunneman and Co. as a broker and swiftly rose through the ranks, ultimately serving as a Vice-President.Upon retirement, Mr. McCusker moved to Eastham and began to travel more extensively. He later moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, and in true form, quickly made new friends and regularly hosted others from back East. He enjoyed the Santa Fe Opera and became an avid supporter of the Lensic Theater, Espanola Valley Humane Society, and Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society. He ultimately moved back to the Cape, settling in Yarmouthport.Mr. McCusker is predeceased by his parents, Georgia and Henry McCusker of Quincy, MA, and is survived by his sister, Anne McCusker Peirce of Chatham, MA; nieces Georgia Peirce (Vicary Graham) of Boston and Michelle Peirce (Caroline Kuhlman) of Charlestown; and grand-nephews, Henry and Robert Kuhlman Peirce.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours Monday, July 8, from 4 to 7 p.m.. at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 845 Washington Street, Braintree. A gathering will be held at the funeral home beginning at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, before proceeding to a 10:30 a.m. Funeral Mass at Saint Francis of Assisi Church, 856 Washington Street, South Braintree Square. The Reverend Father Richard Roy, former pastor of St. Joan of Arc Church in Orleans, MA, will be the principal celebrant. Burial will take place at Blue Hill Cemetery with a reception in Quincy to follow.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John's name to the Thayer Academy Financial Aid Fund, 745 Washington St., Braintree, MA 02184.

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Wed, 3 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/john-mccusker-1090076604
<![CDATA[Attorney Jason Rosenberg]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/attorney-jason-rosenberg-1090083406<![CDATA[

<![CDATA[The Eagle-Tribune: Obituaries]]> (20)

Newton - Attorney Jason Rosenberg passed away peacefully on June 29, 2024 after a long and beautiful life. He had resided in the past in North Andover, Andover Amesbury, and in his current home in Newton.Jason was pre-deceased by his beloved parents, Sarah and David Rosenberg as well as his three dear brothers Merrill, Pinky and Shyer. He was married for 54 years to his beautiful wife Hermie whose passing 18 years ago left him lost and alone. With the loving support and dedication of his children Rhonda, Beth and David he lived an incredible life until his passing.His grandchildren, Sarah, Jake, Jesse, Zachary, Molly, and Avery were the light of his life. He was so proud of each of them and cherished hearing about their accomplishments. His wonderful nephew, Neil and his wife Lisa along with their children Chad and Kayla gave him great pleasure and kept him connected to his brothers. His daughter-in-law, Joan was loving and supportive throughout his life. His dog grandchildren, Ziggy, Martin, Harry, and Franklin delighted him with their personalities and never ending kisses.Jason graduated Lawrence High School in 1946 and subsequently obtained his BA degree from Duquesne University and his law degree from Boston University. He was a dedicated and respected bankruptcy attorney in the Greater Lawrence area for 56 years and was a member of the Lawrence Bar Association, Mass Bar Association, and Federal Bar Association. He reminisced fondly about sharing a practice with his brother Merrill and his much loved son-in-law Jeffrey Kitaeff, and was ecstatic when his granddaughter Sara followed in his footsteps.Daddy, Papee, Jason was a quiet and solitary man who adored life. For him the best part of living was his adoration of tradition and his wonderful family. Grief is the reminder that love has been present and we are eternally grateful for his never-ending love he will be missed forever.Services at Temple Emanuel 7 Haggetts Pond Road, Andover on Wednesday, July 3 at 11:00 AM. Interment at Temple Emanuel Cemetery, Lawrence. Shiva will be observed immediately following the interment at the home of Lisa and Neil Rosenberg 70 Court St, N. Andover until 8pm. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to Temple Emanuel. For directions or online condolences go to: www.goldmanfc.com. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Chapel, Malden.

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/attorney-jason-rosenberg-1090083406
<![CDATA[Sandra J. (Faxon) Carleton]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/sandra-carleton-1090083400<![CDATA[

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Groveland - Sandra J. (Faxon) Carleton, 80, of Groveland, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2024, at Portsmouth Regional Hospital.She was born in Haverhill on June 10, 1944, daughter of the late George E. "Ernie" and Elenor (Campbell) Faxon.Mrs. Carleton was educated in the Haverhill School System and graduated from Haverhill High School with the Class of 1962. She worked for over 50 years as a Dental Assistant until her retirement.She enjoyed traveling for many years to Europe and Bar Harbor, camping in her fifth wheel, as well as visiting cousins in Canada to make maple syrup. She enjoyed designing her home from tips she learned watching HGTV.Mrs. Carleton is predeceased by her loving husband, former Groveland Fire Chief John F. Carleton, and sister Suzanne Elizabeth Swartz, and a great nephew Matthew "Mattie" Uliano.She is survived by her son Stephen P. Baker and his wife Michele of Manchester, NH, brother David E. Faxon and his wife Linda of Glastonbury, CT, and her Goddaughter Robyne (Lavoie) Uliano and her husband Ronald of Atkinson, as well as her nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her calling hours on Monday, July 8th from 5-7 PM at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St., Bradford. Her Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, July 9th at 10 AM in the Sacred Hearts Church, 165 South Main St., Bradford. Interment will follow in the Riverview Cemetery, Groveland.To share a memory or for more information, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/sandra-carleton-1090083400
<![CDATA[Robert E. Barney]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/robert-barney-1090083401<![CDATA[

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Haverhill - Robert "Bob" Edgar Barney, a beloved member of the community, passed away on June 24, 2024 at the age of eighty-six. Bob was born in St. Johnsbury, VT on January 25, 1938 to Elmer O. and Evelyn M. (Wilfore) Barney. His life was characterized by dedication, service, and a passion for nature and animals. From his early days in North Danville, to his years of service in the Navy and his long-standing career at Raytheon, Bob left a lasting impact on all who had the pleasure of knowing him. Bob's journey began in the small town of North Danville, where he spent most of his youth. His formative years culminated in his graduation from North Danville High School in 1955. Following his graduation, Bob made a significant decision to join the Navy, where he served on aircraft carriers as a Seaman First Class. This period not only shaped his character but also instilled in him a strong sense of duty and responsibility. After his military service, Bob embarked on a successful career at Raytheon Company, where he dedicated 53 years of service. His commitment to excellence and continuous learning led him to pursue further education at Lowell Tech while working full-time. Throughout his career, Bob's work took him to various corners of the globe, including Thailand, the Netherlands, and Lowell, where he made valuable contributions to the field of technology. Beyond his professional endeavors, Bob had a deep passion for Japanese Gardens and spent his free time creating tranquil and harmonious spaces. His love for animals extended to volunteering at the MSPCA shelter, where he selflessly donated his time and energy to care for animals in need. He was active in masonry for 27 years and was Past Master of Merrimack Lodge F. & A.M. Bob loved spending time in New Hampshire and his home state of Vermont. He was also an active member of St. James Episcopal Church in Groveland. Bob's family was at the center of his world, and he cherished his relationships with his loved ones, which included attending many sporting events and dance recitals with his grandchildren.He is survived by his wife, Marianne Barney of Bradford, MA, children from his first marriage, Michael (Sheryl) Barney of Harwinton, CT, and Susan (Matthew) Peters of Raymond, NH. Additionally, his stepchildren, Lorraine Carboni of Lakeville, MA, Steven N. Cassotis of Raleigh, NC, and Stephanie (Eric) Messina of Chester, NH. Grandchildren, Molly and Jack Barney, Casey Peters, Cory-Robert and Kendelle Carboni, Steven (Olivia) Cassotis and great-grandson Koen Carboni, all of whom were constant source of happiness and fulfillment for Bob. Also, his sister Mary (Jan) Hatch of Gardner, MA and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents and brother Elmer O. Barney, Jr. In conclusion, Robert Edger Barney's life was a testament to the value of dedication, service, and love. His legacy lives on through the memories shared by his family, friends, and community. Bob's commitment to his work, his passion for nature and animals, and his unwavering love for his family are a source of inspiration for all who had the privilege of knowing him. May his spirit continue to shine brightly in the hearts of those who were touched by his presence.Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, July 6, 2024 at 12:00 noon at St. James Episcopal Church in Groveland. Calling hours will precede the service from 10:00 to 12:00 pm. Inurnment to follow at Harmony Cemetery in Georgetown. Arrangements under the direction of Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main St., Haverhill, MA. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.dcsfuneralhome.com

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/robert-barney-1090083401
<![CDATA[Edith L. Price]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/edith-price-1090083404<![CDATA[

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Atkinson - Edith L. (Severance) Price, 89, a resident of Atkinson for the past sixty-three years, died June 25, 2024, at Lawrence General Hospital.Born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Edith was the daughter of the late Vernon and Mabel (Rogers) Severance. She was raised and educated in Lunenburg and graduated from Lunenburg High School with the Class of 1952. She went on to attend Forsythe Dental School and worked as a dental hygienist for local dentists. After moving to this area, she worked for many years for Dr. Wheeler in his Newburyport dental practice and retired in 1990.A member of the Atkinson Congregational Church, Mrs. Price was also active with the Helping Hands Association of the parish. In her younger years she enjoyed skiing and vacations in Maine with her husband and children. She had a great appreciation for antiques, collecting all sorts during her life, proudly displaying them in her home. She also was gifted in making replicas of antique toys.Predeceased in 2006 by her beloved husband Roy L. Price, she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by a daughter, Pam E. Price and a son, Peter L. Price, both of Atkinson, and several nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by a sister Evelyn S. Welt and a brother Richard Severance.Relatives and friends are invited to call on Monday, July 8, 2024, from 10 a.m. until 12 Noon at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home 116 Main Street, Plaistow, NH. Her funeral service will follow at 12:15 p.m. in the chapel of the funeral home. Her burial will take place in Atkinson Cemetery, immediately after her service. To send a message of condolence to the family or to share a cherished memory, please visit:www.brooksidechapelfh.com.

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/edith-price-1090083404
<![CDATA[Leslie E. Fox]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/leslie-fox-1090083407<![CDATA[

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Methuen - Leslie Ellen Fox, 75, of Methuen, MA, peacefully passed away at her home on Monday, July 1, 2024, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 2, 1949, and was the daughter of the late Leo E. and Henrietta A. (Martel) Goodrich.Born and raised in Lawrence, MA, Leslie moved to Methuen in 1969, where she raised her family. She was a dedicated employee of Berberian and Associates for over 30 years prior to her retirement. She was also a former employee of Malden Mills in Lawrence for many years. Leslie loved to travel with her beloved husband Steven, where they enjoyed many vacations around the globe. In her free time, she loved to read and spend time with her beloved dog, R2.Along with her parents, Leslie is pre-deceased by her brother, Keith Dion.Leslie will be dearly missed and is survived by her beloved husband, Steven Fox; her loving children, Danielle Dube and her fiancé Michael Williams, Kim Corsaro-Raye and her husband James Raye, David Fox and his daughter Jaime, Adam Fox and his wife Lisa, and Missy Pinard and her husband Stephen. She is also survived by her siblings, Kenneth Dion, Craig "Dewey" Goodrich, Alma Payson and her husband Paul. She will be greatly missed by her loving grandchildren, Kayla Dube and Cristina Dube; and her great-grandson, Artist; as well as her nieces and nephews, Lisa, Jason , Kenneth, and Adam.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Wednesday, July 3, 2024, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley Street, Methuen, MA. A funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel at 11:30 AM. Burial will be private.

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/leslie-fox-1090083407
<![CDATA[Michael W. Pittera]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/michael-pittera-1090083410<![CDATA[

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Atkinson - Michael Wayne Pittera passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 29, at the age of 64, at Fairview Nursing Home in Hudson, NH.Michael was born January 15, 1960, in Methuen, Massachusetts to Sebastian (John) Pittera, and Lucy (Bonanno) Pittera. A graduate of Methuen High School, he went on to take over the family upholstery business, Town and Country Auto Seat Covers, in Lawrence, Massachusetts.Michael excelled at wrestling and was a Mass State Champion when he was a senior in high school. In later years he enjoyed waterskiing, snowmobiling, watching the New England Patriots, enjoyed being on the lake and excelled at everything he did. His main joy in life, however, were his two children, and three grandchildren.Michael was predeceased by his beloved parents. He is survived by his children, Chad and Alyssa, his grandchildren; Hailey, Isabelle, and Colby, his sister Karen, his niece and nephews, and his dear childhood friend Bill.A private celebration of life will be held for family members.

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/michael-pittera-1090083410
<![CDATA[Sr. Bertha Agnes Provencher]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/sr-bertha-provencher-1090083399<![CDATA[

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Biddeford - Sister Bertha Agnes Provencher, p.m. (Marguerite-du-Rosaire) of the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, died at the age of 107 at St. Joseph Convent in Biddeford, Maine on June 24, 2024. She was born in Manchester, New Hampshire on December 24, 1916, the 5TH of eight children of the late Alphonse and Amanda (Bourque) Provencher. She professed vows as a Sister of the Presentation of Mary on July 31, 1935. Sr. Marguerite, as she was known in community, taught 1st grade for many years and she also worked in the infirmary assisting in the care of the sick and elderly sisters. She was predeceased by her parents and all of her siblings. She is survived by several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces/nephews and great grand-nieces/nephews. A private Mass of Christian Burial for the Sisters and family only will be celebrated at St. Joseph Convent in Biddeford, Maine on Tuesday, July 2, 2024 followed by a private burial at St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford, Maine. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Presentation of Mary, Attn: Retirement Fund, 495 Mammoth Road, Manchester, NH 03104.

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/sr-bertha-provencher-1090083399
<![CDATA[Harold Moldoff]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/harold-moldoff-1090083414<![CDATA[

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Wellington - Harold Moldoff, 92, of Wellington, Florida, and formerly of Rye Beach, New Hampshire, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2024, at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida. Harold was preceded in death by his daughter, Joy Krimowski, in 2013. He is survived by his loving wife, Gloria (Woolfson) Moldoff, Wellington, Florida; his sons, Ross Moldoff (Amy), Salem, New Hampshire, and Seth Moldoff (Donna), Lafayette, CA; nine grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren.A funeral service will be held at 10:00AM on Friday, July 5, 2024 at Temple Israel, 200 State Street, Portsmouth, NH. Interment with military honors will immediately follow at Temple Israel Cemetery, Portsmouth, NH. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Temple Israel, 200 State Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801. For online condolences and to view the extended obituary, visit: www.jvwoodfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the J. Verne Wood Funeral Home – Buckminster Chapel.

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/harold-moldoff-1090083414
<![CDATA[Edith A. "Edie" Lavoie]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/edith-lavoie-1090083421<![CDATA[

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Haverhill - Edith A. "Edie" Lavoie, 86, a former longtime resident of Haverhill, MA, and East Hampstead, NH, died Monday, July 1, 2024, at High Pointe Hospice House.Born, raised and educated in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Joseph L.N. and Cecile (German) Lavoie. She graduated from Haverhill High School and Chandler Secretarial School in Boston.Edie first worked at the Community Chest and later was employed as a secretary and administrative assistant at AVCO, Wang Laboratories and Aramark. She was a member of All Saints Parish and the former Saint Joseph Parish of Haverhill.An avid skier, she was a longtime member of the Laurentian Ski Club and enjoyed playing tennis at Cedardale Health and Athletic Club. She organized and played in the golf league while at AVCO. She took great pleasure in traveling extensively the world over, especially some memorable trips to Europe and Alaska.Edie will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by two sisters and brothers-in-law, Agnes "Gigs" and Robert Rousseau of Amesbury and Albina "Bina" and Gary Beauregard, of Amesbury; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her brothers, Joseph L.N. Lavoie, Jr., and Robert H. Lavoie.Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours to be held on Friday, July 5, 2024, from 930 to 11 a.m. at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main Street, Plaistow NH. Her funeral service will follow at 11:15 in the funeral home and conclude with burial in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Haverhill. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be sent to the charity of the donor's choice. To send a message of condolence to the family or to share a cherished memory, please visit www.brooksidechapelfh.com.

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/edith-lavoie-1090083421
<![CDATA[Pamela Koscielniak]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/pamela-koscielniak-1090083402<![CDATA[

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Methuen - Pamela Koscielniak passed away peacefully surrounded by family members on June 29, 2024, after a long illness. She is now dancing with her beloved husband of 43 years, Edwin Koscielniak, in heaven.Pamela is survived by her daughter Joy Berg and her husband Robert, daughter Susan Evans and her partner Jeff Evans, daughter Cynthia Zorn and her husband Daniel, son James Koscielniak and his wife Catherine. In addition, she leaves behind 8 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Pamela was predeceased by her sisters, Linda Joy and Kathryn Alaimo.Pamela was born in Lawrence to Joan and Frederick Joy and lived locally all her life. She had a long and successful career in credit and collections for many local companies in addition to raising her children. After she retired, she spent many years volunteering for local charities, such as the Haverhill Garden Club, the Haverhill Library, the Peoples Pantry, Community Action, and the North Andover Thrift Store.Pamela very much enjoyed spending time with her family, was an avid gardener and was known for stopping at every yard sale she passed by. Her last few years she spent at The Woods in Methuen, where she enjoyed many new relationships.Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 6, in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 S. Main Street, Haverhill from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Words of Remembrance will begin at 11:00 AM. In lieu of Flowers, please send donations to The American Cancer Society (cancer.org). For guestbook, visit www.driscollcares.com

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/pamela-koscielniak-1090083402
<![CDATA[Eleanor L. Blinn]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/eleanor-blinn-1090083420<![CDATA[

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Haverhill - Eleanor L. (Flynn) Blinn, 101, a native and lifelong resident of Haverhill, died peacefully Sunday, June 30, 2024, at Port Healthcare Center in Newburyport, surrounded by her loving family.She was the daughter of the late Albert and Helen (Racine) Flynn, and was educated in the Haverhill School System, graduating from Haverhill High School with the Class of 1941. She went on to attend MacIntosh Business School. In 1944, Eleanor enlisted in the U.S. Navy WAVES, and was stationed at Norfolk, VA and Atlanta, GA, serving as a Seaman Second Class/Specialist Teacher.In October of 1945, Eleanor married Louis J. Blinn, and raised three children in their home in Haverhill. Eleanor and Louis enjoyed fifty-four years of marriage until his death in 1999.As a young woman Mrs. Blinn was employed at Western Electric Co. and later for twenty years as a tax examiner at the Internal Revenue Service, retiring in 1984.Eleanor was a member of All Saints Parish of Haverhill and the former Saint Joseph Parish, the American Legion Women's Post #417 of Methuen, WAVES National, the Haverhill Women's City Club, and the Andover Service Center Retiree Association. She volunteered her time by visiting veterans and was recently honored with a Veteran's Service Award by Haverhill Rotary Club.Eleanor and Louis enjoyed traveling to many places, including Europe and Hawaii, and after their retirement they spent winters in Barefoot Bay, Florida. Eleanor enjoyed reading, dancing, knitting, and listening to books on tape. She most enjoyed and cherished spending time with family and friends.Predeceased by her husband Louis and her sister Dorothy Fredsbo, she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her son Michael Blinn and his wife Janet of Newton, NH, her two daughters, Joanne Bird of Haverhill and Elizabeth Niven and her husband Christopher of Merrimac; five grandchildren, Jonathan Blinn and his wife Lynda of Methuen, Jessica (Blinn) Ciccotelli of Bradford, Michael Bird of Roslindale, MA, Mimi Niven of Florida, and Kenneth Niven of Merrimac.Relatives and friends are invited to attend Eleanor's Mass of Christian Burial to be held on Saturday, July 6, 2024, at 10 a.m. in All Saints Church, 120 Bellevue Avenue, Haverhill. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Saint James Cemetery, Haverhill. Arrangements are under the direction of Berube-Comeau Funeral Home of Haverhill. For those wishing to send memorial donations then family suggests The American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852 (KidneyFund.org) or Merrimack Valley Feline Rescue, 63 Elm St. Salisbury, MA, 01952 (mvfrs.org). To send a message of condolence to the family or to share a cherished memory, please visit: www.berubecomeau.com.

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/eleanor-blinn-1090083420
<![CDATA[Lorraine E. (Zangari) Bilodeau]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/lorraine-bilodeau-1090077860<![CDATA[

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Haverhill - Lorraine E. Bilodeau, 83, of Haverhill passed away June 28, 2024 at her residence with her loving family by her side.She was born in Haverhill on October 6, 1940, daughter of the late Herbert and Lena (St. Laurent) Zangari.Lorraine was a graduate of Haverhill High School with the Class of 1958.She was a teacher's assistant at the John Greenleaf Whittier School in the Headstart program. She also worked at One Hour Martinizing Cleaners in Plaistow, NH for several years.She was the President of the Women's Group at the Second Baptist Church, Haverhill, MA where her husband Donald was the Pastor for many years.She taught and enjoyed ceramics along with doing many fairs throughout the city.She enjoyed cooking, playing whist, bingo and spending time with her family.She was the wife of the late Rev. Donald W. Bilodeau, who passed away in 2018, mother of the late Ronald L. Daignault, who passed in 2013, Donald P. Bilodeau, Jr who passed away in 2021.Lorraine is survived by her children Dianne and her husband Gregory Brown of Danville, NH, Linda Greenwood and her fiancé, Hank Comeau of Groveland, Michael Daignault, Linda Mercer and her partner Linda Tiernan of Kittery, ME, Debra Nicholson and her partner Deborah McLaughlin of Beverly, MA, Lisa and her husband Charles April of Somersworth, NH, Mark Bilodeau and his wife Cheryl of Kingston, NH, Kevin Bilodeau and his fiancée Hanna Gardemeister of Kensington, NH, her siblings Elizabeth Burns of Haverhill, Dolores Pacione of Plaistow, Patricia O'Connell of Haverhill, Carole Zangari of Haverhill and Cynthia Zangari of Haverhill; as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.She was also the sister of the late Kathleen Noyes, Constance David, Mary Anne Gucciardi, Herbert Zangari, Jr. Ronald Zangari, Michael Zangari, Richard Zangari and Pamela Zangari.The family would like to thank Tufts Home Care including Eileen Arnold, April MacDonald and Jen for their compassionate care provided to Lorraine the past few months.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the calling hours on Friday, July 5th from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St. Haverhill. A funeral service will follow at the funeral home. Interment will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Plaistow.Contributions in her memory may be made to Tufts Medicine Care at Home, 360 Merrimack St. Suite 425 Lawrence, MA 01843 or the Lupus Foundation (https://www.lupus.org/).To share a memory or for more information please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.

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Sun, 30 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/lorraine-bilodeau-1090077860
<![CDATA[Robert Bobek]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/robert-bobek-1090056741<![CDATA[

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Lawrence - Robert Allen Bobek, known to his loved ones as Bobby, passed away on June 15, 2024, in Lawrence, MA, at the age of 71.Bob loved cycling, spending time with dogs, relaxing at the beach, listening to the classic rock of his teenage years and immersing himself in mystery and science fiction books as a voracious reader. He was known for a wicked sense of humor and passed along his staunchly progressive political views to his children.Bob was a dedicated, caring, and brilliant person who committed over 30 years of his life to his career at UMass Boston. His passion and hard work left a lasting impact on thousands of young scholars he supported in their studies.Bob will always be remembered for his funny, smart, and resilient nature. He is survived by his brother Richard, brother William, sister, Barbara, daughter Eliza, daughter Molly, granddaughter, Lucia Rose, and grandson, Joshua Robert.In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Sweet Paws Rescue at https://www.sweetpawsrescue.org/donate in memory of Bobby.His courageous spirit and the love he shared for his family will be forever remembered.At this time, Bob's family is planning a private ceremony to celebrate his life.

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Thu, 27 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/robert-bobek-1090056741
<![CDATA[JoAnne Phyllis Spencer]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joanne-phyllis-spencer-1090056738<![CDATA[

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Naples - JoAnne P. Spencer, a long-time resident of Naples, FL, passed away peacefully with family by her side after a courageous nine-year battle with metastatic breast cancer on June 10, 2024. Despite the years of ongoing cancer treatment, she maintained her resolve, along with her warmth and smile, largely because she wanted to continue to be present in the lives of her loved ones and to enrich the life of anyone whom she met.JoAnne was born on March 23, 1947 to Rocco and Philomena D'Amato in Haverhill, MA.She graduated from Lesley College (now Lesley University) in 1969 and immediately began her career in the 1970's as an elementary school teacher in Massachusetts. The lessons she not only taught the students, but more importantly that she learned as a person during those years, she would later credit with much of her success in business and in life.Upon moving to Naples, FL with her previous husband, David Spencer, and after the birth of her only child, Eric, in 1979, she spent the first five years at home raising him. Once Eric began elementary school, JoAnne officially embarked on her real estate career as realtor at John R. Wood Realtors, where she would thrive for the next two decades. She infused her kindness and genuine interest in others into her role. So many of her clients from all over the world became close friends, and she was so proud of the level of success she achieved, but not nearly as proud as she was that she had positively impacted couples and families—as they built houses into homes and raised families.Even though JoAnne retired from working in real estate full-time in the early 2000's, she was far from done with being active and having an impact in the community. She volunteered for thousands of hours and for over a decade in the Cardiology department of the Naples Community Hospital (now Naples Comprehensive Health), where she was adored by the medical staff and patients.She was beloved by many because she was kind to everyone, remained humble, and showed genuine interest in their lives. She could make a family member feel like the most important person in the world, a friend feel like a close family member, and she could turn a complete stranger into almost an old friend in the span of minutes. And if there was a baby within a one-mile radius, you could bet that JoAnne was trying to make them smile and the mother feel special at the same time.She loved spending quality time with family and friends, long walks along the beautiful Naples beaches, and seemingly all entertainment related to the British monarchy. An avid reader, you could always find JoAnne at home no more than a few feet from her latest read (and often several at once). She always kept a calm, composed demeanor, except when the New England Patriots or Duke University's basketball team were playing important games—in which case she would nervously sit on the edge of her seat, the passion for those teams coursing through her veins, as she willed them to victory.Church attendance and aiding the church's ministries were always a priority in her life. In her first two decades in Naples, she was a devoted member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and in the more recent years she was actively involved at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Bonita Springs, FL.JoAnne embodied what it means to live in the present moment each day and to lovingly put others before herself—picking up the spirits of anyone around her.She is survived by her son, Eric Spencer, of Naples, FL; her sister, Anita D'Amato, of Salisbury Beach, MA; step-daughters Kristin Cassidy (Scott) and Marcy Hesseling (Ryan) of Pensacola, FL; sister-in-law, Nancy Eberhardt (Eric) of Naples; brother-in-law, Dan Norris (Kathy) of Marietta, GA, in addition to extended family members and loved ones in both the United States and Italy.She was preceded in death by her late husband, Ted Norris of Naples, and her parents, Rocco D'Amato and Philomena D'Amato of Salisbury Beach, MA.From the all-time classic novel and one of JoAnne's personal favorites, The Prophet, by Kahlil Gibran:"In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed."A celebration of JoAnne's life is being planned in Naples, FL with a likely date in early September—with more details to follow. There will also be a private family ceremony in Massachusetts later this summer.In lieu of flowers, please see the donation information below for a favorite organization of JoAnne's, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - https://www.stjude.org.

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Thu, 27 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joanne-phyllis-spencer-1090056738
<![CDATA[William N. Blouin]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/william-blouin-1090056743<![CDATA[

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Methuen - William N. "Billy" Blouin, 73, of Methuen, MA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at Andover Manor, surrounded by those he loved. He was the husband of Paula A. (McCarthy) Blouin, with whom he shared 50 wonderful years in marriage.Born and raised in Lawrence, MA, son of the late William J. and Marie L. (Hale) Blouin, William was a graduate of Central Catholic High School. He later received an associate degree from Northern Essex Community College. He was employed at Borden OPP plant in North Andover for over 20 years. He worked as the head of security at Northern Essex Community College and later at Pfizer in the security department until his retirement.In 1973, Billy and Paula were married and settled in Lawrence, where they raised their family. For William, family was everything, and he always made sure they knew they were at the top of his priority.An avid sports fan, Billy was a dedicated fan of the Notre Dame football team as well as all the New England sports teams. For many years, he was a coach for local youth basketball, Softball, and football teams. He enjoyed a good game of tennis and spending time on the golf course whenever possible.He will be remembered for his skills on the grill, most remembered for his "Billy Burgers". He also enjoyed his many trips to Disney World and spending time on the cruise ship, enjoying several destinations.In addition to his wife, Paula, Billy is survived by his children, Debra Adler and her husband, Kevin of Peterborough, NH, Brendan Blouin of Santa Barbara, CA, Daniel Blouin and his wife, Caroline of Lawrence, MA, Caitlin Blouin of Nashua, NH, Christy Mank and her husband, Brian of Boscawen, NH; grandchildren, Kyle Arruda, Tyler Loeschner, Sophia Blouin, Daniel Blouin, James Adler and Brittany Torres; siblings, Ann Marie Wade of Kittery, ME, Patricia Souliotis of Londonderry, NH, Robert Blouin and his wife, Joan of Deston, FL, Thomas Blouin; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.Billy's family would like to express their gratitude to all the staff at Andover Manor and Compassus Hospice for all their care and kindness.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Compassus Hospice, 790 Turnpike Street, Suite 202, No. Andover, MA 01845.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, June 30, 2024, between 3 to 7 p.m., at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley Street, Methuen. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, July 1, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Church, 118 Broadway, So. Lawrence. Burial will follow at Ridgewood Cemetery in No. Andover. For directions or to leave a condolence, please visit www.cataudellafh.com.

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Thu, 27 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/william-blouin-1090056743
<![CDATA[Rosalye L. Yashek]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/rosalye-yashek-1089985747<![CDATA[

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Wyomissing - Rosalye L. Yashek (nee Levine) passed away on June 15, 2024, at the age of 95 in Wyomissing, PA. She was born on September 26, 1928, in New York City, NY, the daughter of the late Samuel and Victoria Levine. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard J. Yashek. Rosalye is survived by her daughters Linda Yashek Hughes and her husband Robert C. Hughes and Kimberly Yashek Lockhart, widow of J. Douglas Lockhart, as well as her grandchildren Samantha E Hughes, Robert J. Hughes, and Lauren M. Hughes.Rosalye attended Kutztown High School and later pursued higher education at Kutztown University. She began her career as a librarian in Montoursville, PA, and later served as the librarian at Pequea Valley High School in Kinzers, PA, from 1963 to 1979, leaving a lasting impact before retiring.Rosalye was beloved by her friends and family. Rosalye will be remembered for her dedication to her family, her love of reading, and her generous spirit towards those in need. She was an avid reader and enjoyed knitting baby blankets for donation to Mary's Place. She had a passion for watching basketball and football. Rosalye was a member of Reform Congregation Oheb Sholom in Reading, PA, and contributed to many local charities.The funeral service will be held at Reform Congregation Oheb Sholom, 555 Warwick Dr. Wyomissing, at 10 am on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 followed by burial at the Mt. Sinai Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Jewish Federation of Reading for the Lakin Albright Holocaust Library & Resource Center- jewishfederationofreading.givingfuel.com. The Theo C Auman funeral home in Reading, PA, is assisting with the arrangements. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.theocauman.com for the Yashek family.

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Wed, 26 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/rosalye-yashek-1089985747
<![CDATA[Mrs. Antoinette E. (DeVellis) Lord]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/mrs-antoinette-lord-1089994105<![CDATA[

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Andover - Mrs. Antoinette E. (DeVellis) Lord, a longtime resident of Andover, Massachusetts, beloved wife of Robert H. Lord and mother of Robert M. Lord and his wife Laura, and loving sister of Thomas DeVellis and his wife Patricia, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2024. She was 78 years old.Born in Somerville, Massachusetts on May 23, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Balzano) DeVellis. Annette was the first member of her family to go to college, graduating from Boston State College and later earning her master's degree in education from Lesley College.Her dedication to education was a lifelong commitment, teaching for more than two decades at Bancroft Elementary School in Andover and prior to that the Morse School in Cambridge. Known for her firm yet compassionate approach, Annette touched the lives of countless students throughout her career and left a lasting impact on all who learned from her.Along with teaching her students, raising her son Bobby, and making sure that there was never a single piece of dirty laundry in the hamper or so much as a lone fingerprint on the refrigerator, principal among Annette's many joys was traveling with her family. In 1988, she brought her mother to Naples, Italy, which marked the first time Mary had been back to her native country since emigrating to the United States in 1933 as a 12-year-old.In the later years of her life, Annette, her husband, son, daughter-in-law, brother, and sister-in-law spent a substantial amount of time traveling in Europe, the United States, and Mexico, visiting the places she had always dreamed of as a child.On these trips, she never hesitated to demand that the hotel be moved a bit to the left or the right, depending on conditions at the time. She holds an unofficial record for successful replacement requests from hotel and property management, including four refrigerators, dozens of lamps, pillows, linens, and dishes, and countless hair dryers.She was a deeply loving mother to her son, and this devotion extended to Laura, whom she regarded as her own daughter. Annette was fond of saying to Bobby and Laura that "what's mine is mine, what's yours is yours, and what's Daddy's is ours."Her dedication to her son was such that she successfully completed overdubbing handclaps on a track for one of Bobby's musical groups, hitting beats 2 and 4 effortlessly throughout the piece. Her husband, unable to do so, was summarily fired from the recording session.Besides her beloved husband, son, daughter-in-law, brother, and sister-in-law, she is survived by her sister Cecelia Hender and nephew Jeffrey Hender, his wife Christine, and her great-niece Adeline. She was predeceased by her sister Mary Grace Firth, brother-in-law George Firth, brother-in-law Stephen Hender, mother-in-law Mary F. Lord, and father-in-law Edward C. Lord.She was also predeceased by her former aide-de-camp, Mr. Giovanni of Sorrento, Italy, a manager at the Parco dei Principi hotel whose demise was undoubtedly hastened by Annette's frequent visits.Annette will be lovingly remembered as a dedicated wife, mother, teacher, and friend.Calling hours will be held on Sunday, June 23, 2024, in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main Street, Andover from 12:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Relatives, friends, colleagues, and former students are most welcome to attend. For additional information, please visit www.burkemagliozzi.com.

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Wed, 26 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/mrs-antoinette-lord-1089994105
<![CDATA[Mrs. Dorothy T. (Riccio) Fortuna]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/mrs-dorothy-fortuna-1090018399<![CDATA[

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Andover - Mrs. Dorothy T. (Riccio) Fortuna, a longtime resident of Andover and beloved wife of Edward L. Fortuna, passed away at the Lawrence General Hospital on Friday, June 7, 2024. She was 85-years-old.Born in Cambridge, MA, on February 20, 1939, she was the beloved daughter of the late George and Adelina (Bartolucci) Riccio. Dorothy had been employed as an Administrator for New England Neurological for more than 27 years. In her spare time, she enjoyed baking for her family, doing ceramics and visiting the beach. She also loved to go for long walks with her husband, Ed and visiting at Lake Willoughby, Vermont. Dorothy loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She will be dearly missed.She is survived by her beloved husband, Ed, her loving children; Denise A. and her husband Eric Preble of Virginia Beach, VA and Edward G. and his wife Suzanne Fortuna of Windham, NH devoted sister, Gilda "Jill" McAveeney, cherished grandchildren, Jason Preble, and Evan and Luke Fortuna and many nieces and nephews.Dorothy's funeral service will be celebrated in the West Parish Garden Cemetery, 129 Reservation Road, Andover on Saturday, June 29, 2024, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are most welcome to attend. Calling hours will be held in the chapel, prior to the service, from 9 to 11 a.m. Interment will follow her service in the Polish National Cemetery in Methuen. In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations to be made to the MSPCA at Nevin's Farm Care and Adoption Center https://support.mspca.org/site/Donation2?df_id=20466&mfc_pref=T&20466.donation=form1 and to the Alzheimer's Foundation. https://www.alz.org.Arrangements have been entrusted to the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home of Andover. For additional information, please visit, www.burkemagliozzi.com..

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Wed, 26 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/mrs-dorothy-fortuna-1090018399
<![CDATA[Nancy M. Ippolito Daniels]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/nancy-daniels-1090018397<![CDATA[

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N. Andover - Nancy Daniels died after a quiet period of hospice in N. Andover.She was the proud mother of four children, predeceased by her husband of 40 years, Atty. Al Daniels, Town Counsel of Andover for many years, and her youngest son, Bryant, who died unexpectedly in California; son, Alfred of Boston and daughters Marianne of Fla. and Diane of Wash,DC are among many survivors including a healthy contingent of grand- and great-grandchildren. Nancy was a superb chef and homemaker and was born in Lawrence while graduating from high school in Hollywood,CA. She worked later in life for Charles River Labs in Ballardvale & enjoyed reading, caring for pets, baking and greatgrandparenting. Her final resting place is in Spring Grove Cemetery, Andover within 100 yards of where she helped raise four children lucky enough to attend nearby Phillips Andover.

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Wed, 26 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/nancy-daniels-1090018397
<![CDATA[Robert G. Goulet]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/robert-goulet-1090040387<![CDATA[

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Plaistow - Robert (Bob) G. Goulet, 69 passed away peacefully at his home on June 2, 2024 surrounded by his loving family. Bob was the husband of Janet A. (Belleau) Goulet. Born in Haverhill on March 28, 1955, he was the son of the late Henry W. and Dorothy L (German) Goulet. Bob was educated in Haverhill and graduated from Haverhill Trade School, Class of 1973. Early in his career Bob worked as a pipe fitter at Foss Manufacturing before joining his father as an apprentice plumber. Bob worked 45 years as a Master Plumber serving families and business accounts in Haverhill and Southern NH before he retired in January of 2024.Bob attended Rock Church where he and his wife sang in the choir. He enjoyed lighthouses, seacoast views, and beaches. He also enjoyed hiking in the White Mountains and going out dancing with friends and family. His favorite music was Christian and smooth Jazz. Bob was a friend to all, a great listener, and always offered sound advice. Bob had a strong devotion to God. Besides his wife, Bob is survived by his son Gary Goulet, his partner Heather Albert and granddaughter Jasmine of Nashua, NH; step-daughters, Shannon and Nichole; step-granddaughter Penny; siblings, Michael Goulet and his wife Karen of PA, Stephen Goulet of Haverhill, Janice Rogers and her husband Mike of Haverhill, Patricia LaPierre and fiancé Scott Birch of Middleton, NH, Paula Balas and her husband Fred of Stratham, NH, Peter Goulet of Haverhill, Thomas Goulet and his fiancée Joyce of Plaistow, NH, and several nieces and nephews. Bob was predeceased by his first wife Joy A. (Pleau) Goulet, and sister, Ann (Goulet) Kent.Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on June 29, 2024 at 3:00pm at Rock Church, 328 Main Street, Sandown, NH. Arrangements under the direction of Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main St., Haverhill, MA 01830. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.dcsfuneralhome.com

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Tue, 25 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/robert-goulet-1090040387
<![CDATA[John J. "Jack" Davis]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/john-davis-1090040376<![CDATA[

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Groveland - John J. "Jack" Davis, 62, husband of Patricia Jardine, of Groveland passed away on Tuesday, June 18 at the Boston Medical Center.Jack was born in Somerville the son of John Davis and Anne Marie (Burns) Collis. He was a graduate of Pentucket Regional High School and then joined the Navy, after which he went on to study nursing at Northern Essex Community College. He proudly served in the US Navy from 1980 until 1984 during the Iranian Hostage Crisis. He served aboard the USS Coral Sea CV-43, receiving the Navy Expeditionary Medal and Sea Service Deployment Ribbon with Star. Jack was proud of his role as a hostage negotiator for the United States Government during his long career. He worked as a Registered Nurse for many years, eventually rising to the Nurse Manager position in the forensic psychiatric unit of the Federal Medical Center at Fort Devens from which he retired. In his younger days, Jack liked riding skimobiles and motorcycles. He was passionate about his vintage Rambler convertible and loved spending time driving around with the top down playing Oldies music. Jack also enjoyed spending time with his friends, fishing, and enjoyed boating on his boat the "Iona" and going to their home in Florida.Jack is survived by his wife Patricia Jardine of Groveland, his daughter Angela Davis of Rochester, NH, his son Michael W. Davis and his wife Helena of Goffstown, NH, brothers Michael Davis of Plaistow, James Davis of Derry, NH, and Kenneth Davis and his wife Susan of Groveland and his sisters Gayle Bereshny and her husband Roger of Groveland and Cathleen Collis of Plaistow. He also leaves behind cherished grandchildren Beatrice and Adelaide Davis and a special uncle John Burns of DelRay Beach, FL as well as many special nieces and nephews and very dear friends.Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Friday, June 28 from 4PM until 7PM at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, June 29 at 11AM at Our Lady of the Cedars Church, 140 Mitchell Street, Manchester, NH. Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka KS, 66675. Please visit www.comeaufuneral.com of Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook.

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Tue, 25 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/john-davis-1090040376
<![CDATA[Milton R. Pollock, Jr.]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/milton-pollock-jr-1090040373<![CDATA[

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Middleton - Milton R. Pollock, Jr. "Uncle Milty" of Middleton, MA passed away peacefully on June 23, 2024. He was 84 years old. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Milt was born in Danvers, MA on September 22, 1939. Son of Milton and Josie (Sheldon) Pollock. He grew up and lived his whole life in Middleton, MA. He attended school in Middleton and graduated from Danvers High School in 1957.Milt enlisted in the US Army in 1958 and was stationed in Fork Knox, Kentucky in 1958, in the Tank Division. He met his beloved wife, the late Joan (Skeffington) Pollock and married in 1960. Milt worked for Sid Harvey of Malden and Surrette Supply of Salem. In 1964, he joined the family business, M.R. Pollock & Son's Inc., a livestock and auction business. Milt was still active in many aspects of his business with his brother, Ronald, and nephew, Brian.Milt leaves behind two daughters: Robin (Pollock) Carr and husband Paul of North Andover, Cathy Pollock of Williston, FL; sisters: Sharon (Pollock) Zerveskes and husband Vinny of Durham, NH, Dianne (Pollock) Hebert and husband Richard of Bel Air, MD; brothers: Ronald Pollock of Middleton, MA and Gerald Pollock of Charlottetown, PEI; granddaughters: Meghan (Carr) Brasseur and husband Joseph of North Andover, Lauren (Carr) Sughrue and husband Timothy of North Andover, Kelsey Shoemake and husband Bradley of Alaska; great-grandchildren Shay, Halle, and Carter Sughrue and Grant Brasseur, as well as many nieces, nephews and many dear friends that he also considered his "brothers." Milt is predeceased by his parents, Milton and Josie (Sheldon) Pollock, and wife, Joan (Skeffington) Pollock.Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours on Friday June 28th from 10am to 12pm at Mackey Funeral Home, 128 S. Main St. Rt.114, Middleton, MA. His Service will follow the visitation at 12 noon at the Funeral Home. His burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery, Middleton. For online condolences please visit www.mackeyfuneralhome.com.Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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Tue, 25 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/milton-pollock-jr-1090040373
<![CDATA[Prudence F. "Prudi" Schofield]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/prudence-schofield-1090040378<![CDATA[

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Methuen - Prudence F. "Prudi" Schofield, 73, passed away on Friday, June 21 at her home in Methuen.Prudi was born in Lawrence the daughter of Sebastian and Rose (Jenco) Scuito. She attended Methuen public schools and was a graduate of Methuen High School, class of 1969. While she was employed at various places, she worked and retired from the Lawrence Housing Authority as a Clerk for over twenty years and as a Union Steward saw clerks receive unprecedented increases and benefits. She was passionate about supporting and fighting for the underdog and underprivileged and let no wrong doing go unnoticed. Prudi was known for her big personality, a great sense of humor, keeping a house like Martha Stewart and was a phenomenal cook that hosted unforgettable parties. Prudi enjoyed dirty martinis, Dunkin's hazelnut coffee with two equals, collecting pig figurines and the company of her kids, grandkids and friends.A devoted mother and grandmother she leaves her loving children; Rose Schofield of Methuen, Ginger and her husband Anthony McGill of Quincy, Benjamin and his wife, Carmen Acevedo of Lawrence, Nicholas and his wife Sarah Acevedo of Fremont, NH, and Abbey Acevedo and her fiancé TC Zawaira of Methuen, her brother, Michael Sciuto and his wife Maryetta of Maui, Hawaii. She also leaves her cherished grandchildren; Truman Schofield, Dahlin and Hunter Schofield, Francis McGill, Sariah, Grace and Noah Acevedo and Jayce and Mia Acevedo.Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Thursday, June 27 from 4PM until 7PM followed by a 7PM funeral home chapel service at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Memorial donations may be made in her name to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852. Please visit https://everloved.com and www.comeaufuneral.com of Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook.

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Tue, 25 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/prudence-schofield-1090040378
<![CDATA[Joseph F. Devaney]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joseph-devaney-1090040370<![CDATA[

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Georgetown - Joseph F. Devaney, 86, of Georgetown, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 23, 2024, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.He was born in Lynn, MA, on January 24, 1938, son of the late John and Rose (McFarland) Devaney.Joseph was educated in the Lynn School System and graduated from Lynn Trade High School. Joseph joined the brotherhood of Maryknoll for several years before joining the United States Marine Corps in 1961, where he would serve our nation during the Vietnam War. He would go on to work as a welder for General Electric until his retirement. In his retirement, he dedicated his time to serving others, especially the parishioners of Sacred Hearts. As a devoted Eucharistic Minister and Altar Server for many years, he found great joy and fulfillment in his spiritual service to the community.Joseph is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Lois Ann (Valle) Devaney, his daughter Sharyn R. (Devaney) Ruperti and her husband Carlos S. Ruperti of Andover, his siblings Eileen Lynch and her husband James of Maryland, Agnes Lacroix and her husband John of Nashua, NH, and Francis Devaney and his wife Marlene of Georgetown, MA. He was the loving grandfather to his two granddaughters Sienna A. Ruperti and Aria R. Ruperti. He is predeceased by his three brothers Leo, Lawrence and John Devaney.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his calling hours on Wednesday, June 26, from 5-7 PM at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St., Bradford. His Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, June 27, at 11 AM in the Sacred Hearts Church, 165 South Main St., Bradford. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, c/o Sacred Hearts Church, 48 South Chestnut Street, Bradford, MA 01835.To share a memory or for more information, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com

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Tue, 25 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joseph-devaney-1090040370
<![CDATA[Ellen (Collins) Merrill]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/ellen-merrill-1090040369<![CDATA[

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Groveland - Ellen M. (Collins) Merrill passed away peacefully at HighPointe House on June 24 after a brief illness. Ellen was the widow of the late Jack (Jay) Merrill and the daughter of the late John A. and Mary G. (Walsh) Collins. She was born in Lawrence and graduated from North Andover High School and Northern Essex Community College. She was a Bank Examiner for many years for the State of Massachusetts until her retirement. She loved gardening and knew the scientific name of most plants and flowers. Ellen is survived by her sisters Noreen Mallen and husband Richard of Falmouth, Frances Short and husband Steven of Windham NH, Mary Collins-Lyman and husband Terence of Salem NH, and her brothers John A. and partner Sandra Janelle of Methuen, and Michael and wife Marie of Merrimac. Ellen was also a much loved aunt to many dear nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Contributions in her memory may be made to End With Care, Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack St, Suite 425, Lawrence, MA 01843 or MSCPA at Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844.Family and friends may call on Friday, June 28, 2024, from 3 to 5 PM at the Conet Funeral Home, 17 3rd Street, North Andover, MA 01845. All other services are private.

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Tue, 25 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/ellen-merrill-1090040369
<![CDATA[Kimberley Anne Meaney]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/kimberley-meaney-1090040368<![CDATA[

Manchester, - Kimberley A. Meaney, 51, formerly of Atkinson, NH and Haverhill, MA died June 24, 2024 at High Pointe Hospice House. She is survived by a daughter Breanna Meaney, a son Dylan S. Labonville, her husband Thomas J. Labonville, her parents David A. and Christina (Savastano) Meaney and her brother David A. Meaney, Jr. For an expanded obituary and to leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit the funeral home website: www.brooksidechapelfh.com

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Tue, 25 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/kimberley-meaney-1090040368
<![CDATA[Samuel A. Maranto Sr.]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/samuel-maranto-sr-1090040372<![CDATA[

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Methuen - Samuel A. Maranto Sr., 96, of Methuen, MA, peacefully passed away on Monday, June 24, 2024, at Holy Family Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born on November 15, 1927, he was the son of the late Frank and Concetta (Paolino) Maranto, and the loving husband of Barbara (Robertson) Maranto.Born, raised, and educated in Lawrence, MA, Samuel graduated from Lawrence High in 1945. After high school, he proudly served in the United States Air Force and then met the love of his life, Barbara. Shortly after, they got married and raised their family in Lawrence and then moved to Methuen, in the home that Samuel helped build. In his free time, Samuel enjoyed listening to music, bowling, and golfing once he retired. He was a highly intelligent man and entrepreneur, and established the Play Pen, a baby furniture business in Lawrence that he ran with Barbara until they retired in 1986.Samuel will be dearly missed and is survived by his beloved wife of over 72 years, Barbara (Robertson) Maranto; loving children, Constance Maranto of Haverhill, MA, Samuel A. Maranto, Jr. of Windham, NH, James F. Maranto of East Hampstead, NH, and Patricia Maranto of Windham, NH; as well as his sister, Marie Dinoto; grandchildren, Deanna Simonds, Michelle Maranto-Sorin, Christopher Maranto, and Michael Maranto; and his great-grandchildren, Mac, Julia, Caden, and Ryan Samuel. Along with his parents, Samuel is pre-deceased by his daughter-in-law, Christine (Rheaume) Maranto.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Friday, June 28, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley Street, Methuen. Burial will follow at Ridgewood Cemetery in North Andover.

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Tue, 25 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/samuel-maranto-sr-1090040372
<![CDATA[Thelma G. Perkins]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/thelma-perkins-1090040383<![CDATA[

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Haverhill - Thelma (Britton) Perkins, 96, passed away on June 22, 2024 at Lakeview House in Haverhill. She was born October 17, 1927 in West Newbury, MA, daughter of Truman and Irene (Scott) Britton. Thelma and her husband Carl H. Perkins celebrated their 50th Anniversary on September 23, 1996; Carl passed in 1998. Thelma was also predeceased by her son C. Russell Perkins in 2000. She was a lifelong resident of Haverhill, MA, and graduated from Haverhill High School, class of 1945.She was employed in the Haverhill High School System for 22 years, retiring in 1989. Previously, she was employed as an operator at New England Telephone Company.She was a faithful and active member of First Baptist Church in Haverhill for 83 years; and for 31 of those years, she was dedicated to delivering the Sunday Service flowers to shut-ins and church members unable to attend services. She bowled for many years in ladies' leagues. She was an avid reader and loved music, gardening, and her church. Most recently, playing scrabble with family was her favorite pastime. She leaves four daughters: Sharon Bradley of Thornton, NH, Cheryl Perkins of Exeter, NH, Daryl Perkins, and Carolyn Perkins, both of Amesbury. She was blessed with five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. In addition, she leaves one great niece, one cousin, and numerous nieces and nephews.Friends and family may pay their respects at Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main St., Haverhill on Sunday, June 30th. Visitation hours will be 1:00 to 4:00pm to be followed by a brief Memorial service.Private burial will be at Merrimack Cemetery in West Newbury at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Thelma's name should be made to First Baptist Church, 217 Main St., Haverhill, MA 01830.Thelma's family would like to express its gratitude to the amazing people at Lakeview House and Pathways Hospice for all their care and concern. Messages of condolence may be sent to www.dcsfuneralhome.com

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Tue, 25 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/thelma-perkins-1090040383
<![CDATA[Steven J. Kurek]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/steven-kurek-1090040379<![CDATA[

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Salem - Steven J. Kurek, 62 of Salem, NH, passed away Monday morning at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, MA, following complications from surgery.Steve was born in Lawrence, MA to the late Alfred Kurek and Mary Uzalinski. He was raised and educated in Lawrence, MA, attending Holy Trinity School and graduating from Central Catholic High School in 1979 where he starred in football and baseball. He went on to receive his bachelor's degree from Merrimack College. Steve was a resident of Salem, NH for the past 31 years, formerly of Derry, NH.Steve worked in the Food Industry his entire professional career and was most recently General Manager/VP for North America at the Friedr Dick Company. He was a member of St. Matthew's Parish in Windham, NH, Knights of Columbus in Salem and a member of the Merrimack Valley Golf Club in Methuen.Steve was generous and gave his time to the Board of Directors for the Greater Salem, NH Boy's & Girl's Club, Central Catholic High School and The Lazarus House Ministries. He was also very active for political campaigns supporting Chuck Morse. He loved golfing at Merrimack Golf Course, working out at Drive Custom Fit in Salem, and family vacations to Aruba and Loon Mountain. He found a true passion doing yard work and making his home beautiful. The highlight of his life was spending time with his family and friends.Steve was predeceased by his parents and brother Richard Kurek.He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Mary Lou; Children: Justin Kurek and his girlfriend Alexandra Helleberg of Charlestown, MA and Katie and her husband Chris Hughes of No. Andover, MA. Sister: Justine Kurek of Derry, NH; His pride and joy granddaughter, Mia Ross Hughes, Several Nieces, Nephews, Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins.Friends and relatives are invited to calling hours on Thursday, June 27th from 4-7 PM at the Carrier Family Funeral Home, 38 Range Rd, Windham, NH. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, June 28th at 11 AM at St. Matthews Parish, Windham, NH.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Greater Salem Boy's and Girl's Club, 3 Geremonty Dr, Salem, NH 03079. For directions or to send a message of condolence to the family, please visit www.carrierfuneralhome.com

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Tue, 25 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/steven-kurek-1090040379
<![CDATA[Carol A. Hinckley]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/carol-hinckley-1090040384<![CDATA[

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Newton - Carol Ann (Breuer) Hinckley, age 80, of Newton, NH died on Sunday, June 23, 2024 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. She was the beloved wife of Al Hinckley with whom she shared 34 years of marriage. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1943 and was the daughter of the late Daniel and Elenor (Clemons) Breuer. Besides her husband, she is survived by her children David Dilling and his wife Bianca of The Netherlands, Nancy Grava and her husband Chris of Andover, MA and Linda Kasalko and her husband Jeff of Irvine, CA, her stepchildren Al Hinckley and his wife Sue of Freemont, NH and Heather Front and her husband Jonathon of Naples, FL, and her ten grandchildren. Carol was an avid reader and a retired HR benefits specialist. Since retiring, she loved to socialize with friends and family. She especially enjoyed spending time with and hearing stories about her grandchildren. In addition to reading, she had many creative hobbies, including knitting and gardening. She loved Christmas and she will forever be the brightest light on the tree.Family and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Thursday, June 27, 2024 from 5pm – 7pm at the Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home 116 Main St., Plaistow, NH. Her funeral service and interment will be held privately. To send a message of condolence to the family or to share a cherished memory of Carol, please visit: www.brooksidechapelfh.com.

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Tue, 25 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/carol-hinckley-1090040384
<![CDATA[Joanne L. (Hastings) Prescott]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joanne-prescott-1090024810<![CDATA[

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Bradford - Joanne L. (Hastings) Prescott, 92, of a longtime resident of Bradford passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at Aspen Hill Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Haverhill. She was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth N. Prescott, with whom she spent 62 years of marriage.Joanne was born in Chester, NH on July 6, 1931, and was the youngest daughter of the late Henry C. and Cora (Forsaith) Hastings.Joanne was a graduate of Haverhill High School with the Class of 1949. She was employed at the former Lucent Technologies for many years until her retirement in 1996.She was a longtime member of the First Church of Christ in Bradford. Joanne enjoyed reading, bowling, puzzles, playing cards with family, traveling and attending all her grandchildren's sporting and other events. She was a Boston sports fan, especially the Red Sox and Bruins. Above all, she mostly loved spending time with her family.Joanne is survived by her two daughters Karen L. Wilson and her husband Paul of Haverhill and Kammy J. Lanza and her husband Michael of Haverhill; two grandsons Andrew P. Wilson of Haverhill, and Gerard M. Wilson and his wife Jennifer of Chelmsford, three great-grandchildren, Cullen, Oliver and Declan Wilson of Chelmsford; as well as many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Suzanne Prescott.In addition to her loving husband, who passed in 2017, she was predeceased by her eight siblings Virgina Hamilton, Marie F. Beaudoin, James H. Hastings, Rufus F. Hastings, Martha Low, Bernice Barbieri, Francis L. (Frank) Hastings, and Frances Harmon.The family would like to express their appreciation and thank the staff at Aspen Hill, and most recently Beacon Hospice, for their support and loving care of Joanne.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the calling hours on Tuesday, June 25th from 5 to 7 p.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St., Bradford. Her funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 26th at 10 a.m. at the First Church of Christ, 10 Church St. Bradford. Interment will follow in the Village Cemetery, Chester, NH. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the First Church of Christ, 10 Church St. Bradford, MA 01835, the Alzheimer's Association or a charity of your choice.To share a memory or for more information please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.

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Sun, 23 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joanne-prescott-1090024810
<![CDATA[Sheila A. Callahan]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/sheila-callahan-1090024801<![CDATA[

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Haverhill - Sheila A. Callahan, 85, passed away on Thursday, June 20 at Avita of Newburyport.Sheila was born in Haverhill the daughter of Harold and Margaret (Callery) Callahan. She was a graduate of St. James High School, Class of 1957 and then went to attend Northeastern University and eventually receiving her Master Degree from Lesley College. Sheila worked for many years in the medical field in administration and management at Tufts University, Choate-Symmes Health Systems, Inc. and Lowell Hospital. She was very involved in the City of Haverhill, chairing many social programs at the request of the mayor, and was active in organizations such as the mayors Council for Community Affairs and the League of Women's Voters, and the American Health Information Association, and was a past president of the MaHIMA - Massachusetts Health Information Association. Sheila will be well remembered by all for her tireless local service; she is survived by her many cousins, extended family and her friends and community.Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Tuesday, June 25 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 26 at 10 a.m. at St. James Church, 185 Winter Street, and burial to follow at St. James Cemetery, 360 Primrose Street, Haverhill. Memorial donations may be made in her name to Liz Murphy Food Pantry of St. James Parish, 185 Winter Street, Haverhill, MA 01830. Please visit www.comeaufuneral.com of Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook.

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Sun, 23 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/sheila-callahan-1090024801
<![CDATA[Marilyn 'Nana K' Kopacz]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/marilyn-kopacz-1090018395<![CDATA[

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Lawrence - Marilyn Claire (Schneider) Kopacz has been reunited with her high school sweetheart, Raymond, passing peacefully on Sunday, June 16, at High Pointe House in Haverhill.Born in Lawrence to Herman A. and Mary (Kelly) Schneider, she was proud of her ethnic heritage and enjoyed being a part of the American Turners Association. She was a 90-year resident of Lawrence: attended Grace Episcopal Church until her conversion in 1948; graduated Lawrence High School and became a young bride that same year; was a faithful and active parishioner of the former Holy Trinity/Corpus Christi where for decades she sang in the choir, and volunteered as a Girl Scout leader as well as at the Feast of the Three Saints.She was close with her seven children, AnnMarie Meile of NJ; Jacquie (Dow) Chamberlain of MA, her primary companion for 40 years, Cathe Sambataro (Johnne) of FL; Ramona Kopacz (James) of NJ, Andrew of FL, Mark (Renae) of IL; and Richard (Rhonda) of MA, with whom she and Jacquie resided the last four years. She is also survived by sister-in-law, Roberta (Gamble) Schneider of NH. She lovingly took on the role of a second parent to Jacquie's son, Lancelot. He and her 23 other grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, (and counting), one great-great-grandson, and many nieces and nephews will miss their warm and funny Nana K/Aunt Bunny.Marilyn was proud of her family and actively attended sporting events, concerts, and religious ceremonies. She loved to sing, bowl, crochet, and sew, and made many mother-daughter dresses, blankets, and even a pair of lederhosen!She worked at Bachman's Catering, her mother-in-law's Forget-Me-Not Flower Shoppe, Lawrence Turn Verein/Turn Hall, and Lawrence General Hospital's food service. Later in life, she earned her Physical Therapy Aide certificate; she retired as a PT Aide at age 82, after 44 years at LGH.In addition to her parents, Marilyn was predeceased by her beloved husband, Raymond; godson, Kerry; brothers Herman J. (Edith) and Louis Schneider; granddaughter, Andrea; cherished aunt, Anna Mueller, who helped raise her after her mother passed when Marilyn was 10; and her father's second wife, Anne (Lancelot) Schneider.Funeral arrangements by Dewhirst Boles Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. Visiting hours will be June 26, 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral Mass at Holy Rosary Shrine, 28 Union St, Lawrence, at 10 a.m. on June 27. Burial at a later date. Details, including memorial donations, at: www.dewhirstfuneral.com.

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Sat, 22 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/marilyn-kopacz-1090018395
<![CDATA[James K. Cameron]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/james-cameron-1090018393<![CDATA[

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Danville - On Saturday, June 15th, James (Jim, Jimmy) Cameron, 82, of Danville, NH, passed away from complications after a fall. He had been ill the previous few months as well, and his family would like to thank all of his doctors and various other caregivers from Elliot Hospital, Dartmouth Hitchco*ck, and Catholic Medical in Manchester, NH, as well as Parkland Medical in Derry NH, and the EMT services in Danville, NH. Their kindness and compassion did not go unnoticed and we are grateful to them all. Jim was born in Lowell, MA, in 1941, to Kenneth and Rosalie Cameron. He was raised in Lowell, attending Lowell High School, where he first began playing the saxophone. Jim briefly spent time at Boston College and Rhode Island School of Design before earning his degree from St. Anselm's College, in Manchester, NH, where he met his wife, Elizabeth. They were married in 1968 and raised three children, Jaimie, Heather, and Lonnae.Jim began playing the saxophone professionally in 1958, and although he consideredhimself a self-taught player, he studied briefly with Lee Konitz and Jackie McLean. Heperformed with Lou Donaldson, Jimmy Garrison, 'Papa' Joe Jones, Phil Woods, Buddy Tate, Red Holloway, Teddy Kotick, and Clark Terry. During the '70s and '80s, Jim was prominent on the Boston jazz scene as a member of the Bunny Smith Quartet, playingall the major and not-so-major Boston jazz clubs and the Boston Globe Jazz Festival. In the 80's Jim toured the US and Canada with blues legends Katie Webster and Mighty Sam McLaine, and can be heard on several CDs from such labels as Brownstone, GM, and Sea Breeze. Jim performed at jazz clubs, concerts, and festivals around the world, including England, France, Portugal, Vancouver, and Japan.Until recently, he divided his time playing in three big bands, two nonets, a sextet, and various smaller jazz ensembles in the New England area.When he wasn't playing the sax, he was oftenfound at home doing yardwork in one of his beautiful gardens. Jim and his wife, Elizabeth were avid gardeners, and at one point both were NH master gardeners.He loved animals and spent decades adopting retired racing greyhounds until he ended up with one tiny Dachshund, Teddy, who is still waiting for his return. Jim enjoyed many forms of art and returned to painting in various styles repeatedly during his life. Jim could be a quiet man in large groups, but amongst friends and family was often quite the ham. Nothing made him happier than making his children laugh and the daily 5 p.m. family dinner was often a loud and rowdy affair with terrible jokes and lots of hilarity. He was a true friend and left behind many close relationships, some going back almost 70 years. Jim was a beautiful man and artist and will be missed in many ways. Jim was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth and is survived by his daughters Lonnae and Heather Turrell and husband Tyrone, his son James and wife Mary, and his granddaughter, Freyja.The eldest of three siblings, Jim is survived by his siblings, Marilyn Proctor and Rosalie Mallia, and his brothers-in-law, Jeffrey Proctor and Anthony Mallia, as well as many nieces and nephews.Calling hours are Sunday, June 30th from 1 to 3 p.m., at Douglas and Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH. There will be a gathering at Jim's house in Danville, NH after. All are invited to come eat, drink, and enjoy music. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the NHSPCA The New Hampshire Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, P.O. Box 196, 104Portsmouth Avenue, Stratham, NH 03885. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com.

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Sat, 22 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/james-cameron-1090018393
<![CDATA[Joseph Paul Charbonneau]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joseph-charbonneau-1090018396<![CDATA[

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WAKE COUNTY - Joseph P. Charbonneau, 92, formerly of Haverhill, MA., passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, June 17, 2024, at Transitions LifeCare in Wake County, NC.Born in Haverhill, MA, he was the son of the late Joseph Gerard Ludwig Charbonneau and Evelyn (Dugas) Charbonneau. He graduated from Haverhill Trade School in 1949, enlisted in the US Navy from June 1949 through April 1953 and served on the USS WASP CVA aircraft carrier during the Korean War. He was a proud and dedicated Navy veteran.In April 1952 he married his childhood sweetheart, Carole Ronan at Holy Angels Church in Westville, NH. Together Joe and Carole raised their four children in Groveland, MA, and enjoyed 68 years of marriage together. He worked for Western Electric in Andover, MA. Joe was an avid boater, and when he retired, he and Carole moved to Center Barnstead, NH to be near the Lakes Region in New Hampshire that they loved so much.Joe was predeceased by his wife, Carole, his two sons, Joseph Jr. and Brian, his parents, Evelyn and Joseph, his siblings, Ina Mae McCullough, Irma Wooley & Anita Winters, and his son-in-law, John Rioux.Joe is survived by his two daughters, Karen Rioux of Fuquay Varina, NC, Wendy & her husband Bill Leeman of Vista, CA, his five granddaughters; Stacey & her husband Robert Burns of Holly Springs, NC, Kelsey Charbonneau of Edmond, OK, Amanda and her husband, Tom Cochrane of Rochester, NH, Captain Brooke Peregrin of USMC, Leah Charbonneau of Rochester, NH and two great-grandsons, Randall and Samuel Burns of Holly Springs, NC. He also leaves his brother Gerard Charbonneau of Los Gatos, CA, his sister, Judy Chestnut of Livermore, CA, and several nieces and nephews. He was a devoted husband, father, brother, grandfather (aka Gogo), uncle and loyal friend to many.Joe loved cookouts and pool parties with extended family, boating at Lake Winnipesaukee, devising adventures with his kids, grandkids and great-grandchildren and was the fixer of all things broken. He attended all band concerts, sporting events and plays, took his family skiing every winter and on summer vacations in NH. He helped create the memories that will last us a lifetime.In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Wm M. Dunlap Center for Caring (Hospice House), 200 Hospice Circle, Raleigh NC 27607.A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

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Sat, 22 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joseph-charbonneau-1090018396
<![CDATA[Stasia T. Jasinski]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/stasia-jasinski-1090018392<![CDATA[

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Windham - Stasia T. Jasinski, 99, of Windham, NH, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2024 at the Warde Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.She was born on September 11, 1924, in Methuen, MA, to the late Michael and Catherine (Kuna) Mocnar.Stasia attended school in Methuen and was a graduate of the Edward F. Searles High School. She then began her career working with the Essem Packing Company, where she met her adoring husband, Francis.While she and her husband enjoyed travelling to different tropical islands, her greatest joy was spending time with her grandsons. Friday was their day together, with trips to the mall in the winter and long days at York Beach in the summer.She is survived by her son, Thomas and his partner Christina Marcello; her daughter, Linda Camerato; her grandsons, Michael Jasinski and his wife Stephanie, Matthew Jasinski, and his fiancé Kelsey Ballard, Timothy Camerato, and Daniel Camerato; her great grandchildren, Nathan Jasinski and Lillian Jasinski; and her daughter in law, Kathy Jones and her husband, Brad.In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her loving husband, Francis J. Jasinski; her son-in-law, Robert Camerato; her six sisters and two brothers; and her grandson, Brandon Marcello.A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, at 11 a.m., at St. Matthew's Parish, 2 Searles Road, Windham, NH 03087. Interment will follow at St. Mary Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence, MA. To leave an online message of condolence, please visit: www.carrierfuneralhome.com.

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Sat, 22 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/stasia-jasinski-1090018392
<![CDATA[Carol Ann (Schroeder) Raineri]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/carol-raineri-1090018400<![CDATA[

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Lawrence - Carol Ann Raineri, 81, of Lawrence, MA, passed away peacefully at The High Pointe House in Haverhill, MA.Born and raised in Lawrence, MA, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Rita (Blanchard) Schroeder, and was a graduate of Lawrence High School, Class of 1961. She worked at the IRS in Andover, MA for 15+ years and also worked for 20+ years at the Lawrence General Hospital in Data Entry.She enjoyed vacationing in the White Mountains and reading a good, juicy romance novel. She loved to stroll along Bearskin Neck in Rockport, MA on dates with her husband John. They enjoyed sweet treats of saltwater taffy and nonpareils while enjoying the ocean view together. She thoroughly enjoyed most anything she did, especially with her friends and family. A nice walk with someone to share her thoughts with or simply alone while listening to her favorite music. She loved to be outdoors enjoying the weather or just taking a long drive to embrace the beauty of the world around her.Carol will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her son, Daniel and his wife, Stacy of Derry, NH, daughter, Stacy Raineri-Loreto and her wife, Haidee of Salem, NH, daughter, Cheryl Rainville of Salem, NH, brother, Edward Schroeder and his wife, Barbara of Windham, NH, sister, Susan Wlodyka and her recently departed husband Edward "Gene" Wlodyka of Salem, NH, brother, Neil Schroeder of Salem, NH, grandchildren, Casey, Kelsey, Daniel, Alexandria, Samuel, Maxwell, Sullivan, as well as many nieces and nephews. Carol was predeceased by her husband, John Joseph Raineri and son, Michael John Raineri.Relatives and friends are kindly invited to calling hours starting on Tuesday June 25, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m, at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen, MA. Carol Ann's Funeral Service will begin at 12 PM in the funeral home, followed by interment at Elmwood Cemetery, 130 N. Lowell St., Methuen, MA.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Alzheimer's Association @www.alz.org as a tribute in the name of Carol Raineri.The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Raineri family.For directions or to send a message of condolence to the family please visit www.pollardfuneralhome.com.

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Sat, 22 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/carol-raineri-1090018400
<![CDATA[Vincent "Vinny" P. Gedaminsky]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/vincent-gedaminsky-1090018398<![CDATA[

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Salem - Vincent "Vinny" P. Gedaminsky of Salem, NH, 75, entered into eternal rest on June 16, 2024.Vinny was born in Cambridge MA to the late Anthony and Edwinda (Lewko) Gedaminsky. He was a supervisor in the IT department of Harvard University, where he was employed for 47 years.He lived in Salem since 1971, when he purchased his "cottage on a lake", where he enjoyed gathering with his family and friends.Vinny was an avid fan of horse racing and especially enjoyed Rockingham Park. He was a well known and frequent patron of many local businesses and restaurants, who particularly made a point of knowing someone's name to greet them again in a personal way. Vinny enjoyed classical music and had a vast knowledge of the best recordings and orchestras.He is survived by his siblings, Ann Gedaminsky of Melrose, Mary Sudol and her husband John of Andover, Anthony and his wife Mary of Sarasota, FL, Stanley and his wife Lisa and niece Olivia of Bedford, and Julie Finn and her husband George of Washington, NC. In addition, he leaves numerous cousins and extended family as well as many friends and acquaintances in the Salem area.A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of the Carrier Family Funeral Home, Windham, NH. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.carrierfuneralhome.com.

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<![CDATA[Marilyn Griffith]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/marilyn-griffith-1090018394<![CDATA[

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Portland - Marilyn Griffith (Greco), 91, of Blue Hill, ME (formerly of North Andover, MA) passed away April 1st, 2024 in Portland, ME.She was born January 22, 1933 in Hartford, CT, the daughter of the late Joseph Greco, and the late Josephine (Barbagallo) Greco. She was widowed at a young age and worked hard to support and raise her three children, who were very young at the time. She never remarried.She loved her family very much. She loved all animals, including all her kitties (and even a skunk!), baked stuffed lobster, listening to jazz, and watching TV shows like Murder She Wrote, and Scooby Doo! She loved to cook for family and friends. Her spaghetti and meatballs and various cakes and "S" cookies are remembered fondly by many friends and family that were able to enjoy them.Marilyn leaves behind her sister Terry Kenney (Joe Morrissey) of Londonderry, NH; half brother Vincent Greco (Josephine) of Atkinson, NH; daughter, Melody Noone (Timothy) of North Andover, MA; son James "Griff" Griffith (Rob Charlton) of Palm Springs, CA; daughter-in law Susan Griffith Schneider (Curt) of Surry, ME; grandchildren Joey, Chelsea, and Emily Noone, Sara Griffith (Adrián), Frank Griffith and great-grandson, Carter Borreli (Noone) and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank H. Griffith, half sister Kathleen Rouff, and her son, Kenton Griffith.A service will not be held, as per Marilyn's wishes. As she loved animals, anyone wishing to contribute to a memorial fund may donate to https://www.aspca.org/ or https://www.worldwildlife.org/.

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Sat, 22 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/marilyn-griffith-1090018394
<![CDATA[Thomas R. Chapman, Jr]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/thomas-chapman-jr-1090018391<![CDATA[

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Haverhill - Thomas R. Chapman, Jr. 72, a resident of Haverhill all of his life, died at his home peacefully, on Monday, June 17, 2024.Born and raised in Haverhill, son of the late Thomas R. and Mae (Burke) Chapman, he was a e member of Saint James High School, Class of 1969. He went on to receive his Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Saint Anselm and later his Master's Degree in Accounting from Bentley University.Tom worked as an accountant for a Boston Company but most of his work life was dedicated to Lawrence General Hospital. Working first as an orderly in the Operating Room, he had a forty-year career as a Respiratory Therapist before retiring.Tom had an eclectic abundance of interests in his life, history being his favorite. He could recall factual information on subjects ranging from politics, American, British, ancient and medieval history, psychology and baseball, as well as obscure subjects such as old movies, early television programs, commercials and musicals of the 1940's. He possessed a unique sense of humor and enjoyed cooking and following the Patriots and the Red Sox. He depended on his Kindle to maintain his voracious reading on all subjects including novels, and true to his Massachusetts roots, considered politics a contact sport!Predeceased in 2019 by his loving wife, Diane (Fournier) Chapman, and by his son Benjamin T. Chapman in 2007, he will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his son, William O. Chapman of Haverhill, three sisters, Pat Wager and her husband Warren of Haverhill, Judy Thorne and her husband Billy of Slidell, Louisiana, and Terry Chapman of Atkinson, NH; his sister-in-law, Debbie Picard, his brothers-in-law, Michael Fournier, Joseph Fournier and James Fournier, many nieces and nephews and a close group of friends co-workers from Lawrence General Hospital. He was also predeceased by his brother, Theodore "Ted" Chapman and brother-in-law, Normand P. FournierRelatives and friends are invited to gather and pay respects from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2024, at Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home, 116 Main St., Plaistow, NH. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. in All Saints Church, Bellevue Avenue, Haverhill, MA. To send a message of condolence or to share a cherished memory with his family, please visit:www.brooksidechapelfh.com.

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Sat, 22 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/thomas-chapman-jr-1090018391
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