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Claire M. (Kennedy) Canavan

June 2, 1919 - September 21, 2016

Claire M. (Kennedy) Canavan, 97, long time resident of Stoughton, died peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Claire was the wife of the late Joseph F. Canavan, mother of Mary Canavan of Watertown, Roseanne Dolan of Wollaston, Joseph Canavan of Framingham, Carolyn Weyneth of Sharon, and Peter Canavan of Brockton. Grandmother of Jason Hill,...
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Jorge M. Garcia

August 8, 1973 - September 20, 2016

Jorge M. Garcia, 43, a lifelong resident of Stoughton, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton after suffering from a bad heart. He was the beloved son of Fatima M. (Salvador) Garcia and Lino S. Garcia of Stoughton. Born and raised in Stoughton, he was a graduate of Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School in Easton. He...
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Patricia A. Wasilewiski

October 7, 1942 - September 20, 2016

Patricia A. Wasilewski, 73, died Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton after a long illness. Born and raised in Dorchester, she was a graduate of Cardinal Cushing High School in South Boston. She worked as a Telephone Operator for New England Telephone in Dorchester for several years, retiring many years ago. In her free time, she enjoyed spending time...
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James E. Hickey

April 21, 1947 - September 18, 2016

James E. Hickey, 69, died unexpectedly at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was the husband of 21 years of Barbara A. (Peterson) Hickey. Born in Quincy, he was raised and educated in Stoughton and was a graduate of Stoughton High School, Class of 1965. He was a longtime resident of Quincy. Mr. Hickey was a Veteran of the United States Army. He worked as a Meat Cutter at Fulton...
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Maria Adelaide (Silva) Macedo

March 23, 1934 - September 16, 2016

Maria Adelaide "Lálá" (Silva) Macedo, 82, a resident of Stoughton, died at Seasons Hospice in Milton on Friday, September 16, 2016. She was the wife of Olavo Bilac Martins Macedo, Sr. for 62 years. Daughter of the late Lucas Faria Silva and Maria José Santos Silva, she was born and raised in Brava, Cape Verde before moving to Randolph in 1976 with her family, where she resided until moving...
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Manuel P. DaSilva

April 18, 1920 - September 15, 2016

Manuel P. DaSilva, 96, a resident of Randolph, died peacefully at home on Thursday, September 15, 2016. He was the husband of the late Maria C. (Brum) DaSilva. Son of the late Jose and Leonor (Pereira) DaSilva, he was born and raised in Santo Amaro, Faial, Azores, Portugal. Manuel moved to Cambridge in 1968 and resided there for many years. He has been a resident of Randolph since 1998. Mr....
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Margaret "Fran" (Hughes) Kilday

April 8, 1929 - September 15, 2016

Margaret "Fran" (Hughes) Kilday, 87, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died Thursday, September 15, 2016 at the BayPointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Brockton. She was the wife of 64 years of Francis J. Kilday. Born in Boston, she was raised and educated in Jamaica Plain and was a graduate of Jamaica Plain High School. Mrs. Kilday was a resident of Stoughton since 1953. She was a...
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Mary M. (Savini) LaPorte

March 8, 1936 - September 14, 2016

Mary M. (Savini) LaPorte, 80, a resident of Onset, died peacefully at Tobey Hospital in Wareham on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. She was the wife of Felix L. LaPorte for 58 years. Daughter of the late Almando S. and Estella V. (Cotter) Savini, she was born and raised in Stoughton, where she was a lifelong resident until moving to Onset 17 years ago. Mary was a graduate of St. Mary's School in...
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Pauline F. (Govey) Ceruti

August 23, 1927 - September 10, 2016

Pauline F. (Govey) Ceruti, 89, died Saturday, September 10, 2016, at her home under the care of Old Colony Hospice. She was the beloved wife of 69 years of John L. Ceruti. Born and raised in Stoughton, she was a lifelong resident of Stoughton and a graduate of Stoughton Schools. She is also a graduate of the McLean Hospital School of Nursing. Mrs. Ceruti worked as a Registered Nurse at the...
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Audrey W. (McCarthy) Bowman

July 21, 1929 - September 8, 2016

Audrey W. (McCarthy) Bowman, 87, died peacefully at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton on Thursday, September 8, 2016. She was the wife of Elmer S. Bowman for 64 years. Daughter of the late David O. and Abbie L. (Woodworth) McCarthy, she was born and raised in South Weymouth and graduated from Weymouth High School. Audrey was a resident of Raynham for the past 2 years after living in...
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Jose S. Alves

November 3, 1939 - September 6, 2016

Jose S. Alves, 76, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. He was the husband of Maria B. (Alves) Alves for 54 years. Son of the late Francisco and Adelina (Silveira) Alves, he was born and raised in Fajazinha, Flores, Azores, Portugal. Jose was a Veteran of the Portuguese Army. He has resided in Stoughton since...
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Joseph A. "Joe" DeSousa

April 28, 1946 - September 3, 2016

Joseph A. "Joe" DeSousa, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died Saturday, September 3, 2016 at the Harrington House Skilled Nursing Center in Walpole, after a period of failing health. He was the son of the late Manuel S. DeSousa and Ilda C. (Monteiro) DeSousa. Born in Santa Maria, Azores, Portugal, he was raised on Santa Maria and came to the United States at age 11. He has been a resident of...
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Yvonne G. (Greene) Chandler

November 14, 1926 - September 1, 2016

Yvonne G. Chandler, 89, of Stoughton, died peacefully at home on September 1, 2016. She was born and raised in Boston, graduated from Memorial High School, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration & Economics. She lived in Weymouth for many years, and later became a member of the First Congregational Church of Stoughton. Yvonne retired as an Economist for the...
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Peter M. Butkevich

August 9, 1977 - September 1, 2016

Peter M. Butkevich, 39, died unexpectedly at his home on September 1, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Ann "Angie" Peitler of Stoughton. Born in Stoughton, he was raised and educated in Easton, he was a graduate of Cardinal Spellman High School in Brockton where he excelled in Basketball and Track. He also attended Emerson College and UMass Boston. Mr. Butkevich worked for Teamsters Union...
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Otis P. "Joe" Forrester, Jr.

January 26, 1946 - August 31, 2016

Otis P. "Joe" Forrester, Jr., 70, died at his home in Brockton after a period of failing health. He was the beloved husband of 46 years of Carol A (Lottsfeldt) Forrester. Born in Boston, he was raised and educated in Stoughton and was a graduate of Stoughton Schools. He also attended Massasoit Community College. Mr. Forrester was a resident of Brockton since 1978. He was a proud veteran of...
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MaryAnn V. Zablocki

August 30, 2016

MaryAnn V. Zablocki, 73, died Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at her home, after a period of failing health. Born in Boston, she was raised and educated in Stoughton and was a graduate of Stoughton schools. She was a resident of Abington since 1978. Ms. Zablocki worked as an assembler for the Foxboro Company for over 17 years, retiring many years ago. She also worked as a home health aide. Ms....
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Frank M. Powers, Jr.

May 4, 1968 - August 29, 2016

Frank M. Powers, Jr., 48, died Monday August 29, unexpectedly at his home in Salem, NH. Son of the late Lorraine T. (Haley) Powers and Frank M. Powers, he was the husband of Sandra L. (O'Brien) Powers of Salem. NH. Born and raised in Stoughton, he was educated in Stoughton Schools and was a graduate of Southeastern Regional Technical High School in Easton. Mr. Powers was a resident of New...
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Vasco A. Freitas

December 20, 1944 - August 29, 2016

Vasco A. Freitas, 71, died Monday, August 29, at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Lomba Lajes, Flores, Portugal, he was raised and educated in Flores. Vasco was a Veteran of the Portuguese Army. He moved to the United States in 1970 and settled in Stoughton, where he has lived since that time. Mr. Freitas worked as a Machine Operator for...
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Norma A. Sullivan

July 20, 1940 - August 27, 2016

Norma A. Sullivan, 76, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died Saturday, August 27 at the Brockton Hospital in Brockton after a period of failing health. Born in Taunton, she was raised and educated in Boston and Stoughton and was a graduate of Stoughton High School. She also earned her Bachelor's Degree and Masters Degree at Bridgewater State College in Bridgewater. Ms. Sullivan was a History...
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Elaine E. (Whelpley) Kolinski

March 4, 1926 - August 27, 2016

Elaine E. Kolinski (Whelpley), 90, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at Signature Healthcare Brockton surrounded by her family on Saturday, August 27, 2016. She was the wife of late Julian James Kolinski for 38 years. She was born and raised in Boston and graduated from the Boston Girls High School Class of 1944. Elaine was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church in...
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Robert "Bob" Murphy

August 25, 2016

Robert "Bob" Murphy, 73, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton surrounded by his family on Thursday, August 25, 2016. He was the husband of Natalie M. (Lutkus) Murphy for 46 years. Son of the late Arthur R. and Geraldine (Foley) Murphy, he was born in Boston and raised in Hyde Park. Robert was a graduate of Hyde Park High School, Class...
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James E. Sullivan

May 24, 1940 - August 23, 2016

James E. Sullivan, 76, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at Seasons Hospice House in Milton on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. He was the husband of Theresa B. (Coughlin) Sullivan. Born in Tewksbury, he was educated in South Boston. He was a resident of Stoughton for 56 years. A member of the Teamsters Local 25 in Charlestown, Mr. Sullivan worked as an oil burner technician, plumber...
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Gail A. (Sample) Roman

February 4, 1951 - August 22, 2016

Gail A. (Sample) Roman, 65, a resident of Easton, died peacefully at home on Monday, August 22, 2016. Daughter of the late Donald L. Sample and Adrienne A. (Hart) Duval and her husband William, she was born and raised in Weymouth and graduated from Weymouth High School, Class of 1969. She resided in Randolph for 6 years before moving to Easton 19 years ago. Gail was a meter specialist at...
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Alan J. Rams

December 25, 1956 - August 21, 2016

Alan J. Rams, 59, a resident of Pembroke, died peacefully at the Brockton Hospital on Sunday, August 21, 2016. He was the husband of 22 years of Rosemarie P. (Pellegrino) Rams. Son of Marian J. (Poznak) Rams of Stoughton and the late Leonard A. Rams, he was born in Boston and raised in Hyde Park and Stoughton. Alan was a graduate of Stoughton High School and Massasoit Community College. He...
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Frank J. Montesano

July 28, 1931 - August 21, 2016

Frank J. Montesano, 85, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston on Sunday, August 21, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Annette M. (Dew) Montesano for 62 years. Son of the late Joseph and Anna (Sherkus) Montesano, he was born and raised in Dorchester. He was a graduate of Hyde Park High School, Class of 1948...
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William F. Harmon

March 6, 1931 - August 11, 2016

William F. Harmon, 85, died Thursday, August 11, 2016 at the VA Medical Center in West Roxbury. He was the husband of Carol A. (Girard) Harmon and the late Dolores (Inners) Harmon. Born in Albany, NY, he was educated in Dedham and was a graduate of Norfolk Agricultural High School. Mr. Harmon was a Veteran of the US Navy, where he spent over 25 years of dedicated service, serving in both the...
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James L. Gallagher, Jr.

January 29, 1963 - August 10, 2016

James L. Gallagher, Jr., 53, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, after a long battle with Brain Cancer. He was the loving husband of 25 years to Vida (Thang) Gallagher. Born and raised in Brighton, he was a graduate of Our Lady of the Presentation School and Newton Catholic High School. Mr. Gallagher was a resident of Stoughton since 1997. He worked as a Route Sales Representative for Frito Lay for over...
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Maria R. "Sensan" Lopes

December 12, 1957 - August 6, 2016

Maria R. "Sensan" Lopes, 58, died on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at her home in Stoughton after a long illness. Born in Fogo, Cape Verde, she was raised and educated in Cape Verde. Ms. Lopes came to the United States in 1987 and settled in Dorchester, where she lived until moving to Stoughton in 2011. She worked as a Room Attendant at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston for over 25 years, retiring due...
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Linda S. (Sheaffer) Marshall

March 15, 1954 - August 2, 2016

Linda S. (Sheaffer) Marshall, 62, died Tuesday at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. Born in Norwood, she was raised and educated in Stoughton and was a graduate of Stoughton High School. She also attended Stonehill College in Easton. Mrs. Marshall was an entrepreneur and was the former owner of several different stores, including Sports Fever and Red Hot Comics and Cards, both in...
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Reva (Newman) Maddalena

August 1, 2016

Reva "The Rea" (Newman) Maddalena, 92, died unexpectedly at her home in Stoughton, on Monday, August 1, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late George M. Maddelena and the beloved longtime companion of George White of Stoughton. Born and raised in Henderson, TN, she was a graduate of Henderson Schools. Mrs. Maddalena was a resident of Quincy for over 50 years, before moving to Stoughton 2...
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Raymond J. Coan

September 21, 1947 - July 31, 2016

Raymond J. Coan, 68, died unexpectedly at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. He was the husband of 37 years of Sandra J (Morse) Coan. Born in Norwood, he was raised in Mansfield and was a graduate of Mansfield Schools. He was a longtime resident of Stoughton. Mr. Coan worked as a carpenter for many years, retiring several years ago. In his free time, he enjoyed gardening, reading...
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Doretha (Graves) Smith

July 31, 2016

Doretha (Graves) Smith, 85, died Sunday, July 31, at the St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton after a period of failing health. Born and raised in Maxton, NC, she was a graduate of Maxton Schools. She also earned her Bachelor's Degree from North Carolina State University and her Master's Degree in Social Work from Columbia University in New York City. She was a member of Delta Sigma Theta...
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Ann F. (Creed) MacGowan

July 31, 1933 - July 26, 2016

Ann F. (Creed) MacGowan, 82, died Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH, after a period of failing health. Born and raised in Brockton, she was a graduate of Brockton Schools. She also completed studies at Rhode Island School of Design. Ms. MacGowan was a resident of Arlington for the past 15 years. She was a past board member of the Arlington Council on...
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John E. Goode

January 25, 1949 - July 23, 2016

John E. Goode, 67, died Saturday, July 23, 2016 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was the beloved husband of 43 years of Anne M. (Herendeen) Goode. Born in Readville, he was raised in Savin Hill and was a graduate of St. Mary's High School in Brookline. Mr. Goode was also a graduate of Boston State College and served in the National Guard for several years. He was a resident...
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Robert A. Long

December 17, 1949 - July 22, 2016

Robert A. Long, 66, died Friday, July 22, at the Marquardt Nursing Center in Waltham. Born in Jamaica Plain, he was educated in St. Coletta's School in Hanover. He was a resident of Brockton for many years. Mr. Long worked as a clerk and bagger at Shaw's in Brockton for over 15 years and retired several years ago. He was a member of BAMSI. He was energetic and full of life and loved to smile...
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Barbara L. (Keohane) Gusciora

February 15, 1936 - July 21, 2016

Barbara L. (Keohane) Gusciora, 80, died Thursday, July 21, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton after a long period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Gusciora. Born in Stoughton, she was a lifelong resident of Stoughton and was a graduate of St. Mary's School in Stoughton and St. John's High School in Canton. She was a devoted homemaker and mother. In...
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Kevin R. Wilder

August 17, 1961 - July 21, 2016

Kevin R. Wilder, 54, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died Thursday, July 21, 2016 at the Seasons Hospice House in Milton after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the loving husband of 28 years of Cindy S. (Smith) Wilder. Born in Boston, he was raised and educated in Stoughton and was a graduate of Stoughton High School. He also attended Massasoit Community College. Mr. Wilder was a...
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Nancy A. (DeCosta) Estey

June 25, 1939 - July 16, 2016

Nancy A. (DeCosta) Estey, 77, a resident of North Easton, died at Southeast Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center in Easton on Saturday, July 16, 2016 after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of David A. Estey, Sr. Born and educated in Stoughton, she was a lifelong Stoughton resident until moving to Easton in 1997. Nancy was an executive administrator for the American Heart Association in...
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James L. Spicer

November 9, 1930 - July 14, 2016

James L. Spicer, 85, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died unexpectedly at Norwood Hospital on Thursday, July 14, 2016. He was the husband of the late Frances C. (Moynihan) Spicer. Born in Raytown, MO, he was raised and educated in Missouri and California. Mr. Spicer was a Boilerman Petty Officer 1st Class in the U.S. Navy and was a Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a resident of...
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Mary M. Brady

May 10, 1927 - July 14, 2016

Mary M. Brady, 89, a resident of Bridgewater, died peacefully at the Guardian Center in Brockton on July 14, 2016. Daughter of the late Bernard J. and Ann M. (McDonald) Brady, she was a lifelong resident of Stoughton before moving to Bridgewater 20 years ago. She was a graduate of Stoughton High School, Class of 1945. Although living in Bridgewater, she was proud of her Stoughton heritage;...
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Dorothy E. (Hemphill) Clarke

February 20, 1941 - July 13, 2016

Dorothy E. (Hemphill) Clarke, 75, a longtime resident of Quincy passed away while surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 after a recent illness. Dorothy was the daughter of the late James and Eugenia E. (Guilfoy) Hemphill. She was born in Boston and raised in Dorchester. Dorothy was a graduate of Hyde Park High School. She raised her family in Auburn, ME before moving to...
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Francis Donal McDonough

April 23, 1929 - July 13, 2016

Francis Donal McDonough died peacefully on Wednesday , July 13th, 2016 in Stoughton, MA surrounded by loved ones. Frank was born April 23, 1929 to Peter and Katherine Gaffrey McDonough in Queens, NY. After meeting at a parish Valentine's Day dance ("the prettiest girl I'd ever seen"), he and Margaret Mary Donovan, also of Queens, were married in April 1958. Their first home was in Brewster, NY...
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Richard L. "Dick" Dubois

July 12, 2016

Richard L. "Dick" Dubois, the founder and owner of The Pool Place in Easton and Abington, died Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at his home in Easton after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of 59 years of Delores M. (Carey) Dubois. Born and raised in Taunton, he was a graduate of Taunton Schools. He was a Veteran of the United States Coast Guard. In 1967, along with his wife, he...
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Pamela A. Bishop

September 25, 1957 - July 12, 2016

Pamela A. Bishop, 58, a lifelong resident of Stoughton, died at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton on Tuesday, July 12, 2016. Daughter of Bette A. (Jordan) Bishop of Stoughton and the late Paul S. "Boofy" Bishop, she was born in Newton. Pam graduated from Stoughton High School, Class of 1975 and cosmetology school. She was a hairdresser for 42 years. She enjoyed traveling, but her...
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Michael R. Grigas

July 7, 2016

Michael R. Grigas, 71, a former resident of Stoughton and West Bridgewater, died July 7, 2016 in FL. He was the husband of 45 years of Donna I. Grigas of N. Ft. Myers, FL. Raised and educated in Stoughton, he was a graduate of Stoughton High School, Class of 1962. He was a longtime resident of West Bridgewater before retiring to Florida over 25 years ago. He was a proud Veteran of the United...
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F. Louise (Bowman) Mallen

September 16, 1946 - June 30, 2016

F. Louise (Bowman) Mallen, 69, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston on Thursday, June 30, 2016. Daughter of the late Frances M. Smith and Robert E. Bowman, she was born in Boston, raised in Dorchester and graduated from Dorchester High School. Louise was a resident of Stoughton for the past 30 years. She was a supervisor at Rite Aid in...
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Margaret Diane (McEachron) Baxter

February 8, 1943 - June 30, 2016

Margaret Diane (McEachron) Baxter, 73, a lifelong resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at Hellenic Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Canton on Thursday, June 30, 2016 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's Disease. She was the wife of Michael W. Baxter for 50 years. Born in Stoughton, she was a graduate of Stoughton High School. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education...
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Lynn Ann (Bertolino) Godfroy

March 22, 1975 - June 29, 2016

Lynn Ann (Bertolino) Godfroy, 41, a resident of Brockton, died unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. She was the wife of Scott L. Godfroy. Daughter of Lorraine A. (Denneno) Bertolino of Stoughton and Carl J. Bertolino of North Reading, she was born in Norwood and was a lifelong resident of Stoughton before moving to Brockton 5 years ago. She was a graduate of Stoughton High School,...
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Trudy A. (Wade) Marshall

March 3, 1926 - June 29, 2016

Trudy A. (Wade) Marshall, 90, died Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at the West Acres Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Brockton, after a period of failing health. Born and raised in Stoughton, she was a graduate of Stoughton Schools, Class of 1943. She was a longtime resident of Stoughton and Easton. Mrs. Marshall worked in the office at Southeastern Regional Technical High School in Easton for...
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Jeenie W. (Smith) Heeley

July 17, 1936 - June 28, 2016

Leaving a legacy of love, Jeenie W. (Smith) Heeley died on June 28th, 2016 at West Acres Nursing Home in Brockton after a period of failing health. Cherished mother of Carolyn McKenna and her husband Frank of Easton and Paula O'Flanagan and her wife Kelli of Brockton. Adored grandmother of Jenna Pellerin and her husband Steven and Jason Caffelle and his wife Dawn. Loving Gram of Amanda...
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Peter J. Tsinzo

January 24, 1960 - June 28, 2016

Peter J. Tsinzo, 56, died unexpectedly at home in Middleboro on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. He was the husband of Linda M. (White) Tsinzo. Born in Boston, he was a lifelong resident of Stoughton before moving to Middleboro 4 years ago. Peter attended Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School in Easton. He was the founder of 138 Auto Body in Stoughton, where he worked for 20 years. ...
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Paul A. Spruill

October 19, 1963 - June 24, 2016

Paul A. Spruill, 52, a lifelong resident of Stoughton, died unexpectedly at home on Friday, June 24, 2016. Son of the late Sydney W. and Theresa (McIntyre) Spruill, he was born in Stoughton. Paul was a graduate of Stoughton High School, Class of 1982 and ITT Technical Institute with a degree in Auto Mechanics in 1983. He was a truck driver and mechanic for the Stoughton DPW for 16 years and...
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Claire G. (Coughlin) Gaudet

March 3, 1927 - June 24, 2016

Claire G. (Coughlin) Gaudet, 89, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died unexpectedly at Brockton Hospital on Friday, June 24, 2016. She was the wife of the late Gerald V. Gaudet. Born in Boston, she was raised and educated in South Boston. She resided in Stoughton for over 50 years. Claire was a homemaker. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, shopping, trips to D.W. Field Park in Brockton, the...
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Dolores P. (Wimberly) Denison

January 17, 1928 - June 22, 2016

Dolores P. (Wimberly) Denison, 88, a resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. She was the wife of the late John W. Denison, Sr., Dominic Pupello and James J. Mellen. Born in Detroit, MI, she was educated in Iowa schools. Dolores was a resident of Stoughton for 22 years after living in Florida for over 15 years. She was an administrative assistant for many...
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Healy A. "Skip" Nowe, Jr

September 25, 1932 - June 21, 2016

Healy A. "Skip" Nowe, Jr., 83, died Tuesday, June 21, 2016, after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Geraldine A. (Snyder) Nowe. Born in Everett, Skip was raised and educated in the Everett and Malden area. He was a resident of Brockton for the past 15 years, previously living in Stoughton for many years. He was a Veteran of the US Air Force during the Korean Era. He worked as a...
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Maureen "Mo" (Murphy) DiStefano

December 23, 1956 - June 19, 2016

Maureen "Mo" (Murphy) DiStefano, 59, a lifelong resident of Stoughton, died Sunday, June 19, 2016 at the St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton after a long and courageous battle with Multiple Sclerosis. She was the wife of 37 years of Anthony J. DiStefano. Born in Boston, she was raised and educated in Stoughton and was a 1974 graduate of Stoughton High School. Mrs. DiStefano also...
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Mary E. (Regan) Dixon

August 20, 1942 - June 16, 2016

Mary E. (Regan) Dixon, 73, a resident of Leisurewoods in Rockland, died peacefully at Seasons Hospice in Milton on Thursday, June 16, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Donald D. Dixon for 54 years. Daughter of the late Cornelius and Helen (Lawson) Regan, she was born and raised in Norwood and graduated from Norwood High School, Class of 1960. She was a resident of...
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Jose C. Soares

March 11, 1931 - June 14, 2016

Jose C. Soares, 85, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. He was the husband of the late Alexandrina (Braga) Soares. Son of the late Jose F. and Maria Conceicao (Costa) Soares, he was born and raised in Praia, Santa Maria, Azores, Portugal. Jose moved to Stoughton in 1970. He worked at Sharon Box and Lumber for 23 years before retiring in 1993....
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Barry L. Nickerson

June 12, 2016

Barry L. Nickerson, 64, of Stoughton, MA died June 12, 2016, at the family home. He was preceded by his parents Albert and Reta Nickerson. Barry graduated from Stoughton High in 1970, University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth and received a MBA from Babson College. Barry was passionate about cars, bringing his love of cars home with him on many occasions. Barry had a love of all things...
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Florence R. (Theriault) Wilkinson

February 28, 1924 - June 11, 2016

Florence R. (Theriault) Wilkinson, 92, died Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the West Acres Nursing Home in Brockton after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Howard D. Wilkinson. Born in Boston, she was raised and educated in Stoughton and was a graduate of Stoughton High School. She was a resident of Stoughton for many years and also spent many years in Brockton. Mrs....
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Sue W. (Carroll) Harris

December 11, 1928 - June 11, 2016

Sue W. (Carroll) Harris, 87, died Saturday, June 11, 2016, at the Copley at Stoughton Nursing Home in Stoughton after a period of failing health. Born in Alcoa, TN, she was raised and educated in Alcoa and Maryville, TN Schools. She was a longtime resident of Brockton and also lived in Pawtucket, RI for many years. Mrs. Harris worked at the Wrentham State Hospital in Wrentham for several years...
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Phyllis L. (Martini) Jordan

June 27, 1921 - June 9, 2016

Phyllis L. (Martini) Jordan, 94, a resident of Brockton, passed away at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton on Thursday, June 9, 2016. She was the wife of the late Arthur E. Jordan. Daughter of the late Stanley J. and Mary Martini, she was born in Boston and raised in the North End. Phyllis was a resident of Norwood for 27 years before moving to Brockton 19 years ago. She was a...
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Owen F. Gillis

January 17, 1942 - June 8, 2016

Owen F. Gillis, 74, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at the Tufts Medical Center in Boston after a short illness. Born in Boston, he was raised in Dorchester and was a graduate of Cathedral High School in Boston. Mr. Gillis was a Veteran of the United States Navy. He worked as a Postal Clerk for the United States Postal Services in several of Boston's neighborhood...
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Joseph R. Bisbee

August 21, 1981 - June 6, 2016

Joseph R. "Biz" Bisbee, 34, died suddenly, Monday, June 6 at his home in Canton. He was the beloved son of Suzanne (Boudreau) Bisbee and Richard J. Bisbee of Canton, formerly of Stoughton. Born in Boston, he was raised and educated in Stoughton and attended Stoughton High School. Mr. Bisbee was a resident of Canton for the past 12 years. He worked as a Roofer for M. J. Ambrose Roofing in...
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Patrick J. Carroll

July 19, 1954 - June 3, 2016

Patrick J. Carroll, 61, a resident of Stoughton, died at the Beth Israel Medical Center Boston on Friday, June 3, 2016. He was the husband of Noreen (Bunn) Carroll. Born in Quincy, Patrick graduated from Stoughton High School and entered the United States Army. He was a proud member of the Local 25 Teamsters Union. Pat enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. In...
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Jeanine L. DeBay

October 18, 1968 - June 2, 2016

Jeanine L. DeBay, 47, a lifelong resident of Stoughton, died unexpectedly at home on Thursday, June 2, 2016. Daughter of Helen T. (McCracken) Debay Hunter of Stoughton and the late John D. Debay, she was born in Boston and educated in Stoughton schools. Jeanine was a customer service representative at Melmar, Inc. in Randolph for many years. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. ...
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Natalia (Nunes) Silva

December 7, 1937 - May 29, 2016

Natalia (Nunes) Silva, 78, a resident of Taunton, died peacefully at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, RI on Sunday, May 29, 2016. Daughter of the late Joaquin and Maria (Braz) Nunes, she was born and raised in Corvo, Azores, Portugal. She resided in Terceira, Azores, Portugal for many years before moving to Stoughton in 1970. She resided in Taunton for the past 27 years. ...
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Nicole L. (Gosset) Maioli

March 2, 1930 - May 26, 2016

Nicole L. (Gosset) Maioli, 86, of North Easton, formerly of West Barnstable and a longtime resident of Stoughton, died unexpectedly at Boston Medical Center on Thursday, May 26, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Francis E. Maioli, who passed away 4 months ago. Born in Saint-Aubin-en-Bray, France, she was raised and educated in Beauvais, France. She met her husband Francis on the SS...
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Allen B. Morse, Jr.

June 2, 1926 - May 25, 2016

Allen B. Morse, Jr., 89, a resident of East Bridgewater, died peacefully at Seasons Hospice Inpatient Center in Milton on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. He was the husband of Lois (West) Morse. Born in Everett, he was raised and educated in Kennebunk, ME. He resided in Kankakee, IL for 35 years before living in Randolph for 15 years and East Bridgewater for the past 16 years. Allen was a Carpenter...
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Richard E. Willis

October 10, 1940 - May 24, 2016

Richard E. Willis, 75, a longtime resident of West Bridgewater, died at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. He was the husband of the late Joan E. (Hampe) Willis. Born in Brockton, he was raised and educated in Randolph. He resided in West Bridgewater for the past 50 years. Richard was a fork lift operator for Shaw's in East Bridgewater for 35 years before...
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Joan (Guaragna) Campanello

January 7, 1936 - May 22, 2016

Joan (Guaragna) Campanello, 80, died Sunday, May 22, 2016, at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. She was the wife of the late Joseph Campanello. Born and raised in Dorchester, she was educated in Boston Schools and was a graduate of Girls High School. Mrs. Campanello was a resident of Stoughton for over 50 years. She worked as a Customer Service Representative at Liberty Mutual...
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Steven D. Mitchell

July 6, 1952 - May 22, 2016

Steven D. Mitchell, 63, a lifelong resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton on Sunday, May 22, 2016. He was the husband of Jeanne M. (Charlebois) Mitchell. Born in Brockton, he was educated in Stoughton schools and graduated from Boston Trade High School. Steven was a longtime plumber and owned F. Mitchell & Son Plumbing in Stoughton before retiring...
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Denise F. (McKain) Birchmore

April 19, 1964 - May 18, 2016

Denise F. (McKain) Birchmore, 52, died Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at the Tufts Medical Center in Boston after a long illness. Born in Tewksbury, she was raised in Dorchester and Stoughton and was a graduate of Stoughton High School, Class of 1982. She was a longtime resident of Stoughton. Mrs. Birchmore worked as a payroll clerk at Howard Johnson's in Milton several years ago. In her free time,...
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Martha A. (Skelly) Keane

August 27, 1945 - May 14, 2016

Martha A. (Skelly) Keane, 70, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton on Saturday, May 14, 2016 after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Thomas G. Keane. Born in Boston, she was raised in Hyde Park and graduated from Hyde Park High School, Class of 1963. Mrs. Keane was a resident of Stoughton for the past 44 years. ...
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Joseph R. Dawe, Jr.

January 18, 1929 - May 11, 2016

Joseph R. Dawe, Jr., age 87, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died peacefully on May 11, 2016 at Heights Crossing in Brockton after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's Disease. He was the beloved husband of 63 years of Dorothy (Knell) Dawe. Born in Everett, he was raised and educated in Revere and was a 1947 graduate of Revere High School and earned both his Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree...
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Julia A. (Kelliher) McMahon

April 12, 1932 - May 7, 2016

Julia A. (Kelliher) McMahon, 84, died Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the BayPointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Brockton after a period of failing health. Born in Quincy, she was raised in Quincy and was a graduate of Quincy High Schools. She was a longtime resident of Stoughton. Mrs. McMahon was a dedicated homemaker and mother. In her free time, she enjoyed traveling to Foxwoods with her...
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Adolf R. Jackle

March 27, 1940 - May 7, 2016

Adolf R. Jackle, 75, a resident of Brockton, died at Southeast Rehabilitation and Care Center in Easton on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Born in Boston, he was raised and educated in West Roxbury. Adolf was the owner of Jackle's Bakery in Brockton for many years. He then worked for his son at O'Brien's Bakery in Quincy before retiring 5 years ago. He was a member of the Mass. Retailer Bakery...
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Erwins Albert

March 24, 1980 - May 6, 2016

Erwins Albert, 36, a resident of Stoughton, died unexpectedly at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton on Friday, May 6, 2016. Son of Nemours and Marie C.P. "Paula" (Ligonde) Albert of Stoughton, he was born in Boston and was raised in Hyde Park for 11 years before moving to Stoughton 13 years ago. Erwins was a graduate of Don Bosco Technical High School, Class of 1998 and attended Mount...
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Isabell M. (Supitkowsky) Cocchi

September 12, 1934 - May 2, 2016

Isabell M. (Supitkowsky) Cocchi, 81, passed away peacefully on May 2, 2016 at Evergreen Hospice, Spring Hill, Florida. She was born in Boston to Anna (Hardy) Supitkowsky and Mac McDermott. She resided in Stoughton for over 50 years. Isabell enjoyed playing cards with her family, going to Bingo and loved to bowl. She also loved going to Foxwoods with "Dad." But most of all she cherished...
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John R. Tobin, Jr.

October 29, 1926 - May 2, 2016

John R. Tobin, Jr., a longtime resident of Stoughton, died at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton on Monday, May 2, 2016. He was the husband of Anna M. (McStowe) Tobin for 68 years. Son of the late John R. and Catherine Tobin, he was born in Boston, raised in Dorchester and graduated from Boston Technical High School, Class of 1945. He was a Yeoman 3rd Class in the U.S. Navy and a...
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Asem Fawzy Hessein

September 20, 1985 - May 1, 2016

Asem "Awesome" Fawzy Hessein, at age 30 suffered a Cardiovascular, Aortic dissection and died suddenly. He was the beloved husband of Lynne A. Mills-Fawzy and they lived happily in Stoughton MA. Born in Alexandria Egypt, he came to the United States 6 years ago. He was a resident of Stoughton for the past 4 years. He loved the gym and was determined to be Mr. Olympia one day. He traveled the...
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Carl F. Crocetti

May 25, 1953 - May 1, 2016

Carl F. Crocetti, 62, passed away Sunday evening, May 1st after a short decline in health over the past year. Born on May 25th, 1953 he was the only son of the late Alfred and Valrie Crocetti of Stoughton and was a Stoughton resident during his entire lifetime. Survived by son, Carlo and his wife Catherine, Carl immensely enjoyed his four grandchildren, Carlo, Julianna, Luca, and Ana Crocetti...
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Anne E. (Birtwistle) Silva

February 10, 1943 - April 30, 2016

Anne E. (Birtwistle) Silva, 73, died Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Cape Heritage Nursing Home in Sandwich after a long period of failing health. Born in Providence, RI, she was raised in Stoughton and was a graduate of St. Patrick's High School in Brockton. She was a resident of Sandwich for the past 7 years, previously living in Attleboro for 15 years and in Stoughton for many years. She...
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Lori Ann Mellett

May 13, 1970 - April 30, 2016

Lori Ann Mellett, 45, died Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth after being stricken ill in her home. Born in Boston, she was raised in Randolph and was a graduate of Blue Hills Regional Technical High School in Canton. She worked as a Personal Caretaker for many years. She previously worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant at New Pond Village in Walpole...
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Donald W. Haggerty

February 18, 1937 - April 29, 2016

Donald W. Haggerty, 79, died April 29, 2016 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, after a short period of failing health. He was the husband of 60 years of Joan A. "Tootsie" (Larkin) Haggerty. Born in Boston, he was raised and educated Dorchester and Jamaica Plain and was a graduate of Boys Latin. He was a Veteran of the US Army. Mr. Haggerty was a member of Ironworkers Local...
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Pauline E. (Bates) Thompson

March 21, 1938 - April 28, 2016

Pauline E. (Bates) Thompson, 78, died Thursday, April 28, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, after a long period of failing health. She was the wife of 32 years of Otis F. Thompson of Brockton. Born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada, she was raised and educated in Glace Bay. Mrs. Thompson moved to the United States at age 16 and settled in Mission Hill. She was a resident...
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Jose B. Sousa

September 18, 1950 - April 27, 2016

Jose B. Sousa, 65, died Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at his home in Stoughton, surrounded by his loving family after a long illness. He was the husband of 38 years of Rosa M. (Dias) Sousa. Born in Santa Maria, Azores, Portugal, he was raised and educated in Santa Maria. He was a Veteran of the Portuguese Army. Mr. Sousa came to the United States in 1975 and settled in Stoughton, where he has...
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Timothy C. Purdy

September 7, 1979 - April 26, 2016

Timothy C. Purdy, 36, died April 26, 2016, after suffering from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Stoughton, he was a longtime resident of Stoughton and a graduate of Stoughton High School, class of 1998 and was a member of the basketball team. He moved to Taunton about one year ago. Known to many as "Uncle Timmy", he worked at Totman Brothers and 138 Equipment in Stoughton...
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Josephine "Betty" (Boucher) Hudson

December 28, 1940 - April 24, 2016

Josephine E. "Betty" (Boucher) Hudson, 75, died Sunday, April 24 at the Brockton Hospital. Born in Boston, she was raised in Jamaica Plain and was a graduate of Boston Schools. She was a resident of Brockton since 1979. Mrs. Hudson was a dedicated homemaker and mother to her four sons. After raising her family, she worked for Hub Mail in Boston and Harte Hanks in Brockton. She retired...
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Dorothy Elaine (Parker) Tierney

February 5, 1938 - April 24, 2016

Dorothy Elaine (Parker) Tierney, 78, a resident of Raynham, died peacefully at home on Sunday, April 24, 2016. She was the wife of the late Edward R. Tierney and Frederick Ienello. Born and raised in Quincy, she was a graduate of Quincy High School. Dorothy resided in Taunton for 15 years before moving to Raynham over a year ago. She worked for Boston Mutual in Canton for 8 years before...
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Caitlyn M. O'Connell

January 12, 1988 - April 23, 2016

Caitlyn M. O'Connell, 28, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died unexpectedly on Saturday, April 23. Born in and raised in Stoughton, she was a 2007 graduate of Stoughton High School. She worked as a waitress at Friendly's since 2013 and previously worked as a Medical Assistant at Granite Medical in Quincy. In her free time, Caitlyn enjoyed photography, reading, crafts and spending time with...
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Mary Terese (Cronin) Spaulding

November 16, 1961 - April 23, 2016

Mary Terese (Cronin) Spaulding, 54, a resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at Highgate Manor in Dedham on Saturday, April 23, 2016. Daughter of Peg (Sheehan) Cronin of Stoughton and the late Joseph L. Cronin, she was born in Natick and raised in Stoughton. She resided in Wareham for 7 years before moving back to Stoughton a year ago. Mary was a homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, baking,...
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Anthony Fernandes

March 25, 1923 - April 23, 2016

Anthony Fernandes, 93, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton on Saturday, April 23, 2016. He was the husband of the late Margaret (Pombo) Fernandes. Born in Stoughton, he was raised and educated in Madeira, Portugal before moving to Stoughton in 1942. Anthony worked for American Biltrite in Stoughton for 35 years before working for Draper Bros. in...
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Jose P. Freitas

October 29, 1959 - April 23, 2016

Jose P. Freitas, 56, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at the Tippett House in Needham on Saturday, April 23, 2016. Son of the late Jose E. and Maria P. (Pedro) Freitas, he was born in Caveira, Flores, Azores, Portugal. He was educated in Flores and Stoughton schools. Jose was a resident of Stoughton for 50 years. He was a maintenance worker at the Knollsbrook Condominium...
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Marie Anne "Faustanie" (Denis) Gay

February 15, 1929 - April 21, 2016

Marie Anne "Faustanie" (Denis) Gay, 87, a resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at Copley at Stoughton on Thursday, April 21, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Wesner Gay. Daughter of the late Fontane and Gracelia (Wagnac) Denis, she was born in Arniquet, Haiti and raised and educated in Les Cayes, Haiti. Mrs. Gay owned a store and bakery in Les Cayes, Haiti...
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Hanna (Richter) Mathur

April 15, 1946 - April 19, 2016

Hanna (Richter) Mathur, 70, died peacefully, surrounded by her family and friends, Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at her home in Stoughton, after a long battle with cancer. She was married to and cherished by Rajendra "Raja" Mathur for 48 years. Born in Kellinghusen, Germany, she was raised and educated in Germany. She came to the United States in 1967 and settled in Syracuse, NY. In 1971, she...
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Debra J. (McDonough) MacKay

June 11, 1959 - April 12, 2016

Debra J. (McDonough) MacKay, 56, died after a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington surrounded by her loving family. She was the Beloved Wife of 33 years of MSGT Paul S. MacKay, USAF (Ret.), including 24 years as a USAF military spouse. Born in Boston, she was raised and educated in Stoughton and was a graduate of Stoughton High School, Class...
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Henry F. Borgeson, Jr.

October 10, 1951 - March 29, 2016

Henry F. Borgeson, Jr., 64, a resident of Brockton, died unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. Son of the late Henry F. and Elsa J. (Beatty) Borgeson, he was born and raised in Stoughton and graduated from Stoughton High School. He also went to Henry O. Peabody Culinary School in Norwood. He was a lifelong resident of Stoughton before moving to Brockton 10 years ago. Henry served...
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Dorothy M. (Gagnon) Carbone

March 8, 1927 - March 28, 2016

Dorothy M. (Gagnon) Carbone, 89, died Monday, March 28, 2016 at the Copley at Stoughton Nursing Home in Stoughton after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late James T. Carbone. Born in Boston, she was raised in Readville and Hyde Park and was a graduate of Hyde Park High School. Mrs. Carbone was a resident of Stoughton for over 65 years. She was a dedicated homemaker who also...
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Frank Robert Gallo

August 13, 1940 - March 26, 2016

Frank Robert Gallo, 75, a longtime resident of Hanson, died suddenly at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston on Saturday, March 26, 2016. He was the husband of Leanne (Kennedy) Gallo for almost 50 years. Son of the late Joseph and Mary Gallo, he was born in Boston, raised in Stoughton and graduated from Stoughton High School. He resided in Hanson for over 40 years. He was an...
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