Our Obituaries

Louise I. "Jeannie" Harrington

February 26, 1914 - February 20, 2010

Louise I. “Jeannie” (Dragone) Harrington, 95, Of Watertown passed away on February 20, 2010 at the Belmont Manor Nursing Home. She was the beloved wife of the late Frederick E. Harrington. Born in Woburn, Massachusetts on February 26, 1914, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Mary (Fargo) Dragone. Jeannie was the devoted mother of Sr. Barbara Harrington O.P. of Plainville,...
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Henry W. Ochab

May 23, 1921 - February 13, 2010

Mr. Henry W. Ochab, Of Watertown, died Saturday, February 13, 2010 in Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. He was 88. Henry was born May 23, 1921 in Cambridge a son of the late Michael and Mary (Ciurko) Ochab and had been a life-long Watertown resident. He was a graduate of Watertown High School. Henry was a Veteran of the United States Army and served in World War II. He worked for over...
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Jeanne P. Young

May 7, 1919 - February 12, 2010

Jeanne P. (LaVoie) Young, age 90, of Belmont passed away on Friday, February 12, 2010. She was the beloved wife of the late Foster B. Young. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on May 7, 1919, she was the daughter of the late George and Irene (Guerin) LaVoie. Jeanne was the devoted mother of Nancy E. Young & her husband Gregory Wearly of Watertown, Kathleen M. Young of Watertown, and Paul J. Young ...
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Mary K. Carter

July 9, 1942 - January 29, 2010

Ms. Mary K. (Ciccolo) Carter, of Framingham, formerly of Cambridge, died Friday, January 29, 2010 in Metrowest Medical Center, Framingham. She was 67. Mary was born July 9, 1942 in Cambridge a daughter to the late Joseph P. and Elizabeth T. (D’Amato) Ciccolo. She was raised in Cambridge and graduated from Mount Saint Joseph Academy in Brighton, class of 1960. She has lived in Framingham for...
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Margaret Elizabeth Conley

August 19, 1921 - January 25, 2010

Margaret E. Conley, of Belmont passed away on January 25, 2010 at the Belmont Manor Nursing Center. She was 88 years old. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on August 19, 1921, she was the beloved daughter of the late John J. and Isabel (Bradley) Conley. She was the loving sister of the late Mrs. George (Elizabeth) Hetland. Ms. Conley is survived by her nieces: Elizabeth Becker of West Virginia...
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Alton J. Yuknis

April 22, 1920 - January 23, 2010

Alton J. Yuknis, 89, Of Watertown passed away on January 23, 2010. He was the beloved husband of the late Annabelle (Feld) Yuknis. Mr. Yuknis was born in Rumford, Maine. He was the devoted father of Christopher Yuknis of Vienna,Virginia; Gregory Yuknis of Watertown; and the late Brian Yuknis. He was the brother of the late Alexander Yuknis. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 2 great...
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Eleanor Leva Familetto

May 7, 1921 - January 22, 2010

FAMILETTO Eleanor L. (L’Esperance) Of Waltham formerly of Belmont Jan. 22,2010. Beloved wife of Lawrence L. Familetto. Devoted mother of Paul L. & his wife Jerilyn of Belmont, Peter K. & his wife Kathleen of Hopkinton, Barry P. of Waltham, Marie D. Lahaie & her husband Peter of Billerica, Mark C. & his wife Patricia of Superior CO, and David L. Familetto & his wife Michelle of Tyngsboro. Loving...
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Priscilla C. Glidden

May 24, 1923 - January 18, 2010

Priscilla C. (Clark) Glidden, Of Watertown passed away January 18, 2010 after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of the late William G. Glidden. She is survived by her children Priscilla Glidden & husband Randy Potvin; Patricia Glidden & husband John Cary, grandson Robert Dwyer and great granddaughter Sophia; William Glidden & wife Molly, grandsons Todd, Ryan and Christopher, step...
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Eileen McGaughey

March 11, 1924 - January 14, 2010

Eileen (Downing) McGaughey, Of Framingham, formerly of Cambridge passed away on January 14, 2010 at the age of 85. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert H. McGaughey, who died in 2002. Born in Somerville, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Bartholomew & Nellie Downing. She was the devoted mother of Robert & Irina McGaughey of Portland, OR; James & Deborah McGaughey of...
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Mary Elizabeth Cogswell

January 19, 1933 - January 9, 2010

Mary E. (Giblin) Cogswell, Of Lexington, formerly of Watertown & Cambridge passed away on January 9, 2010 at the Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She was the beloved wife of the late John A. Cogswell. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Edward W. and Mary H. (Riley) Giblin. She was the devoted mother of John A. Cogswell, Jr. & his wife Lynne of...
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Maureen A. Kelly

January 9, 1957 - January 6, 2010

Maureen A. Kelly, Of Waltham passed away on January 6, 2010 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after an illness. She was 52. Born in Waltham, Massachusetts, she was the beloved daughter of Margaret V. (Durrigan) Kelly of Lexington & the late Edward H. Kelly, who preceded Maureen in death in 1992. Maureen was the sister of Nancy Robbins of Barre, Massachusetts. She is also survived...
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Helen Mary Griffin

January 8, 1914 - January 2, 2010

Helen M. (Bennett) Griffin, 95, of Cambridge passed away on January 2, 2010 at the Neville Center in Cambridge. She was the beloved wife of the late Gerald P. Griffin. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on January 8, 1914, she was the daughter of the late Wallace P. & Ellen (Murphy) Bennett. She was the devoted mother of Helene Clinton of Plymouth, Joseph G. Griffin of Belmont and the late...
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Mary J. Tutein

May 6, 1940 - December 26, 2009

Mary J. (Strachan) Tutein, Of Belmont passed away on December 26, 2009. She was the beloved wife of the late Roger W. Tutein, with whom she shared 49 years of marriage. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on May 6, 1940, she was the daughter of the late William and Josephine (Nally) Strachan. Mary was the devoted mother of Robert F. Tutein & his wife Charlene of Westford, Barry S. Tutein &...
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Dorothy Edna Quirke

December 12, 1930 - December 21, 2009

Dorothy E. (Lamb) Quirke, Of Medford passed away on Monday December 21, 2009 at the Lexington Healthcare Center. She was the beloved wife of Patrick Brendan Quirke. Born in Belmont, Massachusetts on December 12, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Gladwyn E. & Mary (Davies) Lamb. Cousin of Judith Fitzpatrick of Millbury & Dorothy Murray of Billerica. She is also survived by many...
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Katherine J. Barrette

July 25, 1925 - December 21, 2009

Katherine J. “Kay” (MacCormack) Barrette, Of Lexington formerly of Belmont and Newton, Massachusetts passed away on December 21, 2009 in her home. She was the beloved wife of the late Roland M. Barrette.   Born in Watertown, Massachusetts on July 25, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Mary (MacDonald) MacCormack. She was the devoted mother of Martha B. Holland of Silver...
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Rose Boris

May 3, 1909 - December 8, 2009

Rose (Caccavaro) Boris, Of Watertown passed away on December 8, 2009 at home in her 101st year. She was the beloved wife of the late Felix A. Boris. She was the devoted mother of Felix A. Boris, Jr. of Burlington, Sarah A. Frazer of Gloucester and George W. Boris of Arlington. Sister of Lucy Arone of Watertown and the late Anna Nardo & George Caccavaro, Sr. She is also survived by 6...
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Margaret "Peg" M. Sullivan

June 29, 1925 - December 7, 2009

Margaret M. “Peg” (O’Neill) Sullivan, Of Cambridge passed away on December 7, 2009 at the Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. She was the beloved wife of the late Mortimer J. Sullivan. She was the devoted mother of Paul J. & Terry of Medway, Mary P. & John Brennan of Maynard, Daniel M. of Cambridge, John F. & Priscilla of Lynnfield, Ellen & Todd Kopp of Newburyport, Mortimer S. & Sabin of...
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Joanna M. Robinson

May 3, 1920 - November 26, 2009

Joanna M. (Alberico) Robinson,  Of Cambridge, formerly of Belmont passed away on November 26, 2009 at the Kindred Hospital in Brighton, Massachusetts. She was the beloved wife of the late Norman C. Robinson. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on May 3, 1920, she was the devoted daughter of Christino & Mary (Malone) Alberico. Loving sister of the late Angela S. Mooney, Joseph “Al” Alberico...
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Rose M. O'Rourke

January 29, 1923 - November 9, 2009

Miss Rose M. O'Rourke, of Belmont, died suddenly on November 9, 2009 at the Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge. She was 86 years old. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Hugh F. & Anne E. (Regan) O’Rourke.  Miss O'Rourke was retired from the Cambridge School Department, where she worked for many years in the Personnel Office. She was the sister of the...
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William L. Ruane, Jr.

April 21, 1953 - November 5, 2009

Mr. William L. Ruane Jr., of Belmont, died Thursday, November 5, 2009 in Massachusetts General Hospital after being stricken earlier in the week. He was 56. William ‘Billy’ was born on April 21, 1953 in Cambridge a son of the late William L. and Dorothy R. (Jones) Ruane and lived all of his life in Belmont. He was a graduate of Belmont High School class of 1971. He graduated from Boston...
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Marion A. Behnke

July 10, 1917 - November 1, 2009

Lexington – Mrs. Marion A. (Boutilier) Behnke, of Lexington, died Sunday, November 1st 2009 in The Golden Living Center after a period of failing health. She was 92. Marion was born on July 10, 1917 in Cambridge a daughter of the late Norman and Alice (Nee) Boutilier and lived many years in Cambridge before moving to Lexington in 1951. She worked as a lunch matron for over 25 years at...
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Daniel James McDonald

March 31, 1915 - October 30, 2009

Daniel J. McDonald, Of Watertown passed away on October 30, 2009 at the Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts. He was the beloved husband of the late Annie C. (McDougall) McDonald. Born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, he was the son of the late Archie & Sarah (MacNeil) McDonald. Brother of Evelyn McDonald of Nova Scotia and the late Joseph, Thompson, Allan & John McDonald, Marie...
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Marie Rita Teletchea

May 30, 1917 - October 28, 2009

Marie R. Teletchea, of Watertown, 92 years of age died on Wednesday Oct. 28, 2009 in Emerson Village Nursing Home. Born in Watertown and a lifelong resident, she was retired from Hyperion Co. She was the beloved daughter of the late Joseph L. & Margaret H. (O’Brien) Teletchea. Devoted sister of Phyllis M. Teletchea and Margaret E. Desmond of Watertown and the late Owen Teletchea and Msgr....
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Joseph Thomas Cassidy

May 5, 1928 - October 23, 2009

Of Naples, Florida, formerly of Millis, Massachusetts passed away on Friday October 23, 2009 at the D'Youville Senior Care Center in Lowell. He was the beloved husband of the late May Alice (Charland) Cassidy.  Born in Millis, Massachusetts on May 5, 1928, he was the son of the late George D. and Helena M. (Hynes) Cassidy. Joseph was the devoted father of: Ellen M. Small of Naples, Florida;...
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Pauline F. Considine

April 4, 1926 - October 21, 2009

Pauline F. Considine, Of Watertown passed away on October 21, 2009 at the Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She was 83 years old. Born in Somerville, Massachusetts on April 4, 1926, she was the beloved daughter of the late Joseph P. & Ellen (Edwards) Considine. Pauline was the devoted twin sister to the late Patricia H. Considine and sister of the late Marjorie Heffernan...
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Hong Shen

October 4, 1959 - October 18, 2009

SHEN, Hong, Of Cambridge died on Oct. 18, 2009 after a valiant fight against cancer. She remained positive and considerate of everyone around her up till the end. She died peacefully surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her husband Lidong Yu; her son Jason Shen Yu; her mother Xiao Zhong Zhang; a brother Ji Shen; a sister Ze Shen; and her mother in law Guang Jun Liu. Services...
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Olga E. Preston

February 28, 1927 - October 14, 2009

Olga E. (Swinamer) Preston, Of Peabody, formerly of Cambridge passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at her home at the age of 82. She was the beloved wife of the late Edwin J. Preston, who she married on July 23, 1948.    Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Redenta (Hiltz) Swinamer. Loving sister of Robert A. Swinamer of Ocala, FL; and Mona...
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Daniel Francis Murphy

September 19, 1933 - October 9, 2009

Daniel F. Murphy, Of Cambridge passed away on October 9, 2009 at the Sancta Maria Nursing Facility in Cambridge. Born in Cambridge on September 19, 1933, he was the beloved son of the late James J. & Margaret (Sullivan) Murphy. Loving brother of John J. Murphy of Boston, Timothy P. Murphy of Enfield, CT, Margaret Finnerty of Belmont, and the late Rev. James Murphy O.P. , Catherine L. Murphy...
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Antonietta Lillian Dailey

June 2, 1916 - September 28, 2009

Antonietta Lillian “Nonni”(Cannavo) Dailey - 93, Of Belmont & Rocky Nook, Kingston, formerly of Cambridge passed away on September 28, 2009 at the Sancta Maria Nursing Facility in Cambridge. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward F. Dailey. She was the devoted mother of Ann Carman & her husband Floyd of Belmont. Adoring and loving Nonni to Bradford Carman & his wife Martha of...
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Joseph L. Farago

July 24, 1926 - September 15, 2009

Joseph L. Farago- Of Winthrop, Massachusetts, formerly of Watertown passed away on September 15, 2009 in his 84th year. Born in Watertown, Massachusetts on July 24, 1926, he was the son of the late Frank and Jennie (Mazza) Farago. He was the beloved father of Joseph Farago of FL; Patricia Farago of Winthrop; Dorothy Sands of Medford; James Farago of Salisbury; & Richard Farago of Westwood. ...
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Marilyn Louise Millett

February 24, 1940 - September 9, 2009

Marilyn L. Millett, Of Wayland, Formerly of Belmont passed away on September 9, 2009. She was the beloved wife of Eugene R. Mynahan. Born in Waltham, Massachusetts on February 24, 1940, she was the daughter of the late William B. & Mary J. (Holmes) Millett. Devoted sister of Ellen B. Dwyer of Tampa, Florida; Patricia A. Bouley of Nashua, NH; William B. Millett of Abington; James M. Millett...
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John A. Monahan

November 7, 1929 - September 6, 2009

John A. “Jack” Monahan - Of Belmont passed away on September 6, 2009 at 79 years. He was the beloved husband of Marie (Villirilli) Racicot Monahan. Devoted Dad to Janette Racicot and her husband Robert Buerschaper of Belmont, Judith Moldstad & her husband Chuck of Brewster , & Sandra Hickey & her husband Robert of Arlington. Precious Buppa to his grandchildren: Stephen, David & Michelle...
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Mary Theresa Whalen

August 1, 1927 - August 28, 2009

WHALEN, Mary Theresa, Of Allston August 28. Beloved daughter of the late Martin & Mary E. (Judge) Whalen. Sister of Josephine Brossi of Allston, Gladys Cicco of Seminole, FL, Mildred Smith of FL, and the late Elizabeth Gulla & John Whalen. Also survived by many nieces & nephews, great nieces & nephews. Funeral from the STANTON FUNERAL HOME, 786 Mt. Auburn St. (Rt 16) Watertown on Wednesday...
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Kunal G. Motwane

December 20, 1983 - August 27, 2009

MOTWANE Kunal G. Of Billerica passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 27th, 2009 at the young age of 25. He is survived by his beloved parents, Gobind and Meena Motwane, brother Rajiv, sister-in-law Sejal, nephews Aadesh and Shail Motwane, as well as countless extended family and loving friends. A funeral service will be held on Monday at 1:00 pm in the Bigelow Chapel of Mt...
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Ann Marie Gilligan

July 26, 1939 - August 25, 2009

Ann M. Gilligan, Of Watertown passed away on August 25, 2009 in Needham, Massachusetts. She was 70 years old. Born in Marblehead, Massachusetts on July 26, 1939, she was the beloved daughter of the late Edward P. & Cecelia (Canavan) Gilligan. Ann was the devoted sister of Barbara Donovan & her husband Joseph of Arlington & the late Brian M. Gilligan. Loving aunt to Maura Gerardi & her...
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Eleanor F. Mee

March 10, 1933 - August 23, 2009

Eleanor F. Mee- Of West Harwich, Massachusetts, originally of Watertown passed away on August 22, 2009. Beloved daughter of the late Joseph T. & Eleanor D. (O’Brien) Mee. Devoted sister of Joseph T. Mee & his wife Doris of West Harwich, Robert J. Mee of Woburn and Kathleen Oneal & her husband John of Woburn. Loving aunt of Kelly DiMatteo, Maureen Bowley, Robin Bowman and Kaitlin Mee. Great...
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M. Virginia Vassalotti

September 3, 1929 - August 21, 2009

M. Virginia (Sencabaugh) Vassalotti, Of Cambridge, formerly of Newton passed away peacefully at her home August 21, 2009 surrounded by her loving family. She was 79 years old. She was the beloved wife of the late Louis J. Vassalotti. She was the devoted mother of Louis J. Vassalotti Jr. & his wife Donna of Lewes, DE; Paul Vassalotti & his wife Mary of Cross Plains, WI; Lynne Vassalotti ...
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Philip P. Mariano

August 4, 1922 - August 8, 2009

MARIANO Philip P. Of Bridgewater formerly of Watertown August 8, beloved husband for 59 years to the late Vera (Botte) Mariano. Devoted father of Philip A. Mariano & his wife Kathleen of Bridgewater and Robert K. Mariano & his wife Charlene of Merrimack, NH. Loving grandfather of James & Kara Mariano of Bridgewater and Kenneth, Michael & Nicholas Mariano of Merrimack NH. Great grandfather of...
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Joseph F. Ahearn

September 28, 1924 - August 7, 2009

AHEARN, Joseph F. Of Belmont Aug. 7. Beloved husband of Mary Louise (Isaac) Ahearn for 56 years . Devoted father of Mary Jane Kenrick; Kathryn L. Goldbraith; Ann Marie Underwood ; Joseph F. Ahearn, Jr.; Ellen R. Dutile; & Eileen F. Ahearn. Also survived by 10 grandchildren. Funeral from the STANTON FUNERAL HOME, 786 Mt. Auburn St. (Rt 16) Watertown on Wednesday at 8 AM. Funeral Mass in The...
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Velia A. "Val" Viano

June 13, 1918 - August 5, 2009

VIANO, Velia A. (DiNorscia) Of Middleton formerly of Belmont August 5, Beloved wife of the late Arthur A. Viano. Val was born in 1918 in Madison, Maine, the third of four children. She graduated from Madison High School and then moved to Boston, where she worked while completing her studies at the Bryant and Stratton Business School. In 1946, she married Arthur A. Viano of Viano Theatres and...
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Joseph Patrick Cleary

January 17, 1970 - July 30, 2009

Joseph P. Cleary, 39, Of Westwood formerly of Marlborough passed away on July 30, 2009. He was the loving husband of Tracy Anne (Costello) Cleary. Devoted father of Christopher J. Cleary of Westwood. Born in Buffalo, New York, he was the beloved son of William Patrick Cleary & Nancy (Wojdola) Cleary of Marlborough. Brother of Catie Cleary of Newton, Molly Megan & her husband John of...
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Kathleen J. Beigh

August 28, 1937 - July 26, 2009

BEIGH Kathleen J. (LeGrand) Of Belmont July 26, Beloved wife of the late Richard G. Beigh. Devoted mother of James R. Beigh of Belmont, Stephen M. Beigh & his wife Ellen of Stoneham and David C. Beigh of Merrimack, NH. Loving grandmother of Olivia & Sophia Beigh. Funeral Mass in the Church of St. Luke, 132 Lexington St. Belmont on Thursday at 9 A.M. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to...
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Agnes A. Votano

October 29, 1927 - July 25, 2009

Waltham – Mrs. Agnes A. (Raneri) Votano, of Waltham, formerly Belmont and Watertown, died Saturday, July 25, 2009 in Newton – Wellesley Hospital. She was 81. Agnes was born in Watertown on October 29, 1927 a daughter of the late Pasquale and Mary (Perilli) Raneri and lived many years in Watertown and Belmont before moving to Waltham in 1992. She graduated from Watertown High School. ...
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Florence A. Schneider

February 15, 1915 - July 22, 2009

Florence A. Schneider, Of Littleton formerly of Watertown passed away on July 22, 2009 at home in her 95th year. Devoted mother of Harold Schneider, Jr. ; Nancy Silverman ; Kevin Schneider ; Sharon Carlson and the late Walter Schneider. Loving grandmother of 20 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren. Sister of Vito Soprano and the late Gene & Joseph Soprano...
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Anne F. Maguire

August 31, 1929 - July 17, 2009

MAGUIRE, Anne Frances, passed away peacefully July 17 at the Lahey Clinic Hospital in Burlington, MA after a short illness. Anne was born August 31, 1929 in Belmont, the daughter of James Fred & Hannah B. (Long) Maguire. She was a graduate of Belmont High School Class of 1947. She is survived by one brother, James F. Maguire and his wife Brenda of Gardiner, Maine; a nephew Robert Maguire,...
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Leo B. Ciccolo

March 31, 1909 - July 17, 2009

CICCOLO, Leo B. - Of Watertown, formerly of Cambridge passed away on July 17, 2009 in his 101st year. He was the beloved husband of the late Annie (Ragno) Ciccolo. Devoted father of Rose-Ann Ciccolo of Melrose and James L. Ciccolo & his wife Justine of Wakefield. Brother of Placido “Babe” Ciccolo of Belmont and the late Joseph P. Ciccolo and Bella Cappucci. Leo was a Late US...
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Paul Black Cunningham

April 13, 1930 - July 15, 2009

Paul Black Cunningham –Of Belmont passed away at home on July 15, 2009. He was the beloved husband & best friend of Evelyn (Costello) Cunningham with whom he shared 53 years of marriage. Born in Beverly, Massachusetts on April 13, 1930, he was the son of the late Francis and Anne Mae (Regan) Cunningham. He was the devoted father of Paul Cunningham, Jr. & his wife Heather of Wakefield;...
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Alice M. Cruza

March 19, 1917 - July 12, 2009

CRUZA, Alice M. “Lala” (Camelio) began her journey in life on March 19, 1917. She married her husband Peter of 39 years on September 17th. They had two sons: Joseph P. Cruza, Sr. and Peter F. Cruza, Jr. Her journey in life took her from 5th Street, E. Cambridge to Templeton Pkwy, Watertown, where she lived for 54 years. Alice worked at Raytheon Co. for many years before going to work...
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Virginia Brown

October 11, 1940 - July 4, 2009

Virginia Brown - Retired Professor & Senior Fellow of the Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, Toronto, died at home in Cambridge on Saturday, July 4th of bilio-pancreatic cancer. She was 68 years old. She is survived by her husband, James Hankins, and her brother, Owen Stuart Brown, Jr. of TN. She was a distinguished scholar and internationally known expert on paleography. ...
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James H. Sullivan, Jr.

November 4, 1976 - July 3, 2009

GLOUCESTER – Commercial fisherman, James H., Sullivan, Jr., 32, died suddenly on Friday, July 3, 2009. James, known by friends as Sully, was an experienced fisherman who logged many hours for his captain’s license. He was an Able Bodied Seaman with the Merchant Marines and a marine mechanic. He was honorably discharged from the U.S.M.C. as a Lance Corporal in 1997. He was a 1995 graduate of...
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Maud E. Wilcox

February 14, 1923 - June 25, 2009

Mrs. Maud E. (Eckert) Wilcox of Cambridge passed away on June 25, 2009 at home. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward T. Wilcox, who died in 1998. Born in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Thor F. and Gerda (Ysberg) Eckert. She worked for over 30 years as an editor in chief at the Harvard University Press until her retirement in 1989. She was the loving mother of Bruce...
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Nita B. Reeves

March 7, 1920 - June 24, 2009

Nita B. (Eisner) Reeves, Of Watertown passed away on June 24, 2009 at the Brighton House in Brighton, Massachusetts. She was 89 years old. Born in Nova Scotia on March 7, 1920, she was the daughter of George and Pearl (Andrews) Eisner. She was a longtime resident of Watertown, Massachusetts and was a retired shift supervisor at Myerson the Tooth Company. She was a woman of great faith...
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Thomas K. Naylor

October 10, 1923 - June 8, 2009

NAYLOR, Thomas K. – Of Belmont passed away on Monday, June 8, 2009 at the Sancta Maria Nursing Facility in Cambridge. He was the beloved husband of the late Doris (Furfuro) Naylor. Born in Victoria, B.C., he was the son of the late John and Ann (Sterman) Naylor. He was an Alumnus of MIT and was employed for many years as an Engineer for Draeger Medical. Mr. Naylor is survived by his...
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John Joseph Watson

April 21, 1918 - June 6, 2009

John J. Watson, 91, Of West Yarmouth, formerly of Watertown died peacefully in his sleep on June 6th 2009, the 68th anniversary of his marriage to his beloved Muriel Marie (Conrad) Watson. Mr. Watson died at his home in West Yarmouth with his family at his side. He is survived by his beloved wife Muriel: sons Jack of Newport VT: Don of Eastham, Bob of West Yarmouth, Al of Tucson, AZ, ...
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Mary Rita Powers

January 1, 1919 - June 4, 2009

POWERS Mary Rita Lifelong Waltham resident June 4, 2009. Beloved daughter of the late Edward & Margaret (Joyce) Powers. Devoted sister of Margaret Powers of Waltham, John Powers of SC and the late Edward Powers. Aunt of David Powers and Nancy Powers of SC, Edward Powers and Jacqueline Stone of NC, Dr. Kim Powers of FL, Timothy Powers of TX, Nicholas Powers of PA and Dorothea Langelo of Stow....
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Mary Lou Barron

September 5, 1941 - May 24, 2009

Ms. Mary Lou Barron, of Stoneham formerly of Cambridge passed away on May 24, 2009 in the Winchester Hospital. She was 67. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, she was the beloved daughter of the late Arthur J. and Mary L. (Kelley) Barron. Sister of Carole A. Barron of West Roxbury. Funeral from the STANTON FUNERAL HOME, 786 Mt.Auburn St. (Rt 16) Watertown on Friday at 8 AM. Funeral Mass ...
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Justina Cicerano

November 7, 1918 - May 23, 2009

Justina Cicerano, Of Newbury, formerly of Belmont passed away on May 23, 2009 in the Anna Jacques Hospital in Newburyport. She was the beloved daughter of the late Andrew & Anita (Irussi) Cicerano. Devoted sister of Alexander “Dino” Cicerano of Newbury, Theresa Accetta of Sudbury and the late Vincent, Primo, Louis, George, Angelo & Salvatore Cicerano . She is also survived by many nieces,...
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Edward J. Galen

February 14, 1925 - May 21, 2009

GALEN Edward John, 84, of Darden Ave in Suffolk, VA, formerly of Needham, MA and Sun City Center, FL, died on May 21, 2009 in Sentara Obici Hospital in Suffolk, VA. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara Ann (McDonough) Galen. Devoted father of John E. and his wife Brenda Dale of Suffolk, VA and his son Christopher J. and his wife Ruth of Apollo Beach, FL. Loving grandfather of...
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Michael L. Yachetta

July 8, 1932 - May 20, 2009

Michael L. Yachetta, Of Belmont passed away on May 20, 2009 at the Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. He was the beloved husband of Carmela (Schepis) Yachetta. Devoted father of Dr. Lois Joy & her huband Dr. James Michael Burke of Northampton, MA. Loving grandfather of Evelyn Joy Burke. Brother-in-law of Angelo & Nancy Sallese and Anthony & Diane Schepis. He is also survived by many nieces ...
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Judith R. Markey

June 16, 1949 - May 18, 2009

MARKEY Judith (Reid) - Of Belmont passed away suddenly on May 18, 2009 in the Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge. She was 59 years old. Born in Cambridge, Judith was the beloved daughter of Natalie (Cardoni) Reid and the late Alfred J. Reid (Ret. Capt. U.S. Army). She was the sister of David A. Reid & his wife Carol of Newton and the late William J. Reid. Aunt of Matt Reid & his wife Michelle...
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James M. Gregg

April 10, 1924 - May 12, 2009

GREGG, James M. Of Watertown & Kingston May 12 Beloved husband of Doris R. (Calnan) Gregg. Devoted father of James F. Gregg & his wife Shelby of Londonderry, NH; and Doreen Daly & her husband James of Watertown. Loving grandfather of Jennifer & Brian Daly, Jonathan & Lindsay Gregg . Funeral from the STANTON FUNERAL HOME, 786 Mt. Auburn St. (Rt 16) Watertown on Friday at 9A.M. Funeral Mass...
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Thomas F. Lividoti

May 17, 1920 - May 11, 2009

Thomas F. “Sonny” Lividoti- Of Arlington, formerly of Cambridge passed away on May 11, 2009. He was the beloved husband of Eileen M. (Galvin) Lividoti for 68 years. Devoted & loving father of Thomas Lividoti & his wife Jayne of Arlington; John Lividoti & his wife Janet of Medford; Eileen Lividoti Hibert & her husband Bill of Cambridge; and Michael Lividoti & his wife Beverly of Medford. ...
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Stephen J. Wilson

August 21, 1946 - May 6, 2009

Stephen J. Wilson, Of Brookline passed away on May 6, 2009. He was the beloved son of the late Fred & Laura (Vannasse) Wilson. Devoted brother of Frederick Wilson of York, ME; Laura Baker of Waltham; Rita Coughlin of Watertown; Paul Wilson of GA; & Christopher Wilson of London, England. Also survived by many nieces & nephews, and great-nieces & nephews. Funeral from the STANTON FUNERAL HOME...
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Leanne Marie Balch

September 1, 1985 - April 27, 2009

Leanne M. Balch of Wilmington, formerly of Watertown passed away on April 27, 2009 as the result of an auto accident. She was 23 years old. Born in Waltham, Massachusetts on September 1, 1985, she was the beloved daughter of Robert O. Jr. & Nancy (Bowen) Balch of Watertown. She was the devoted sister of Brad M. Balch & his wife Melissa of Salem, NH; and Aimee Balch of Watertown; Loving...
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Mary Kennedy Tays

June 18, 1919 - April 18, 2009

Mrs. Mary Kennedy Tays, of Cambridge, died Saturday, April 18, 2008 in her daughter’s home, after an illness. She was 89. Her husband, Robert Duncan Tays died in 1986. Her siblings, John J. Kennedy and Esther Kennedy Lavin predecease her. Mary was born June 18, 1919 in Cambridge, a daughter of the late George and Hannah (Sullivan) Kennedy and lived in Cambridge most of her life prior to...
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Hazel Berndt

July 12, 1922 - April 17, 2009

BERNDT, Hazel (Sniffen) – 86, of Waltham formerly of Winchester, Belmont and Arlington, passed away on April 17th after becoming ill while visiting family in Florida. Devoted and loving mother to the late Edward “Spud” Berndt, III and his wife Maureen of Palm Beach Gardens, FL; Laura King of Tequesta, FL; Joanne Berndt of Burlington, MA; and Betsy Freeman and her husband Rick of Belmont,...
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John J. Martin, Jr.

August 27, 1928 - April 17, 2009

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday April 21, 2009 for John J. "Jack" Martin Jr., a lifelong resident of Belmont and the retired owner of the Herald Publishing Co., in Belmont. Jack died on Friday April 17, 2009 at his home in Belmont. Born in Belmont and a graduate of Belmont High School and Boston University class of 1952, Mr. Martin excelled in hockey while at B.U. and was a...
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Alice Daily

November 10, 1928 - April 13, 2009

Alice (O’Leary) Daily, Of Belmont passed away on April 13, 2009. She was the beloved wife of John F. Daily Jr. Born in Bangor, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Cornelius J. and Annabel (McManus) O Leary. She was an Alumna of Regis College Class of 1950, and worked for many years as a Tour Guide for Executours. She was the devoted mother of Eileen Daily of Chicago, IL; Rev....
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Margaret M. Reardon

December 9, 1934 - April 6, 2009

Mrs. Margaret M. ‘Margo’ (Supple), of Plymouth, formerly of Cambridge & Lexington, passed away on Monday, April 6, 2009 in her home. She was 74. ‘Margo," as everyone knew her, was born in Cambridge on December 9, 1934 and raised in Cambridge. She was the daughter of the late Dr. William R. Supple and Margaret (Doody) Supple and was a graduate of Cambridge Latin High School. She lived...
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Charlotte May Culhane

January 6, 1919 - April 3, 2009

Charlotte May (Ferriter) Culhane- Of Watertown passed away on the morning of April 3, 2009 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Edward J. Culhane, Sr. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 6, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Richard T. and Mary Ellen (Raleigh) Ferriter, who were both born in Ireland. Mrs. Culhane was a retired executive secretary...
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Nancy Elizabeth Blewitt

August 16, 1939 - March 23, 2009

Nancy E. (Todaro) Blewitt, of Watertown passed away on March 23, 2009 at home after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert P. Blewitt. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Salvatore & Mary A. (DiBiase) Todaro. Loving sister of Jeanne M. Cronin of Watertown, Paul V. Todaro of Allston & James M. Todaro of Silver Spring, MD. She is also...
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A. Mary R. Ohanesian

September 30, 1922 - March 22, 2009

OHANESIAN A. Mary R. (Spadano) Of Cambridge & Ogunquit, ME died at her home on March 22 , 2009 after a brief illness. She was 86 years old. Born in Boston to the late Joseph & Angelina (Lamorticelli) Spadano. She was the wife of the late Fred A. Ohanesian. Devoted mother of Linda M. Kahn & her husband Peter of Ridgewood,NJ and Harry M. Ohanesian & his wife Sheila of Boxford. Loving...
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Charles Coyne

November 22, 1926 - March 14, 2009

Charles E. Coyne, 82, Of Belmont passed away on March 14, 2009 at the Riverbend Nursing Home in South Natick. He was the beloved husband of the late Evelyn T. (O’Neil) Coyne. Born in Somerville, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late William and Catherine (Rose) Coyne. He was the devoted father of Stephen Coyne & his wife Rosetta of Valdosta GA, Janet Zorbas & her husband John of...
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Nancy E. Barry

August 3, 1913 - March 12, 2009

Nancy E. (Houlihan) Barry, Of Cambridge & Manomet died on March 12, 2009 after a brief illness at the Lifecare Center, Plymouth. She was the beloved wife of the late John F. Barry. Devoted mother of David N. Barry of Cambridge & Plymouth. Services and Interment Private.
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Margaret M. Vecchione

November 25, 1948 - March 10, 2009

Margaret M. (Barksdale) Vecchione, Of Plymouth passed away on March 10, 2009 at the Jordan Hospital after a brief illness at the age of 60. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on November 25, 1948, she was the daughter of the late Leo H. and Eleanor N. (Nestor) Barksdale. She was the beloved mother of Paul Vecchione & his wife Tanya of Holliston and Meghan Cremone & her husband Frank of...
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Richard F. Bonasera

August 8, 1929 - March 7, 2009

Richard F. Bonasera, of Dunedin, Florida, formerly of Plymouth & Belmont, Massachusetts passed away on March 7, 2009 at the age of 79. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on August 8, 1929, he was the son of the late Joseph & Theresa (D’Agostino) Bonasera. He worked for many years as an Attorney, and later was employed as a Supervisor for the City of Boston Public School Department. Richard...
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John J. Kelliher

April 30, 1912 - March 3, 2009

John J. Kelliher, 96, Of Belmont, formerly of Watertown & Cambridge passed away on March 3, 2009 at the Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. He was the beloved husband of Marie M. (Mullen) Kelliher, with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Dennis & Julia Kelliher of Cambridge. He was a retired civilian employee of the Cambridge...
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John Polimou

March 23, 1923 - February 26, 2009

John Polimou- Of Cambridge passed away on February 26, 2009 at home at the age of 85. He was the beloved husband of AnneMarie “Nancy” (Boyle) Polimou. Born in Boston on March 23, 1923, he was the son of the late Aristides and Catherine (Makris) Polimou. He worked for many years as a Mail Supervisor for John Hancock. John was the devoted father of Robert Polimou & his wife Colette,...
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Phylis Ingoldsby Harris

August 10, 1933 - February 25, 2009

HARRIS, Phylis I. (Fitzpatrick), of Watertown, passed away in the company of her family, on February 25. 2009. She was 75. Always a bit of a rebel, always appreciative of diversity in culture and thought, she brought a spark to all of our lives. She enjoyed and was equally comfortable with people from all walks of life and all parts of the world. She grew up in St. Paul, MN, attended the...
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Roberta G. Keefe

November 29, 1961 - February 22, 2009

Roberta G. (Sencabaugh) Keefe- Of Watertown died suddenly February 22 at home at the age of 47. She was the beloved wife of Kevin Keefe. She was the loving mother of Patrick O’Connor of Watertown. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of Robert & June (Sahagian) Sencabaugh of Cambridge. Roberta was employed for many years as a Medical Secretary for Belmont Medical...
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Virginia M. Murphy

July 10, 1921 - February 17, 2009

Virginia M. ( Conley) Murphy- Of Belmont passed away on February 17, 2009 at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She was 87. Born in Boston and raised in the Jamaica Plain section of the city, she and her late husband Richard F. Murphy, (Ret. Lt. Col. US Army) resided in Belmont for 63 years. Virginia was the devoted mother of Eileen M. Riselli & her husband Michael...
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George H. Browning, Jr.

August 17, 1926 - February 15, 2009

George H. "Brownie" Browning, Jr.- Of Watertown died suddenly on February 15, 2009 at his home. He was the beloved son of the late George H. and Helena (Quigley) Browning. Born in Waltham, Massachusetts on August 17, 1926, he was a retired employee for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the Gaebler Center. He was a United States Army Veteran of WWII, where he proudly served as a Glider and...
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John F. Shea

November 28, 1919 - January 30, 2009

John F. Shea- Of Belmont, formerly of Co. Kerry, Ireland, died on January 30, 2009. He was the beloved husband of the late Ann (Mullin) Shea. Born in Co. Kerry, Ireland on November 28, 1919, he was the son of the late John F. and Kate Shea. He was the brother of Daniel Shea of Medford. Devoted friend to Caren & Stephen Berry of Belmont. Funeral Mass in the Sacred Heart Church,...
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William F. Walsh III

January 30, 2009

William F. Walsh, III, 69, of Vero Beach, FL, formerly of Watertown and Lexington, died January 23, 2009 at Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was the beloved husband and best friend of Marie H. (Graham) Walsh. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Mr. Walsh was the son of the late William F., Jr. and Margaret (Morley) Walsh. He was a...
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Coral E. O'Brien

January 23, 2009

Coral K. O’Brien Coral Eleanor (Kenney) O’Brien- of Scituate, a former resident of Belmont for 57 years until 2004, died on Friday, January 23, 2009, at the age of 90. She was the wife of the late John F. O’Brien. A native of Brighton, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Coral E. (Gravlin) Kenney. Mrs. O’Brien graduated from Boston Girls’ Latin School in 1936. She...
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Mary J. Millett

January 20, 2009

Mary J. (Holmes) Millett- Of Watertown, formerly of Belmont, passed away on Tuesday, January 20, 2009. She was the beloved wife of late William B. Millett. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Joseph M. and Mary (Barrett) Holmes. For many years, she held a clerical position at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts. She was the devoted mother of Ellen E....
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John W. Mulrean

January 14, 2009

John W. Mulrean- Lifelong resident of Waltham, died on January 14, 2009 at the Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. He was 88 years old. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he was the beloved son of the late Thomas F. & Margaret F. (O’Brien) Mulrean. He was a United States Army Air Corps Veteran of World War II. He graduated from Waltham High School, Class of 1938 and was an Alumnus of Burdett...
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James V. Servello

January 10, 2009

James V. Servello, Of Belmont, formerly of Cambridge died on January 10, 2009. He was the beloved husband of the late Ann E. (Delaney) Servello. Loving companion of Patricia (Geswell) Tavitian of Watertown. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he was the son of Francesco N. and Christina (Albanese) Servello. Mr. Servello was a World War II Veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of...
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Mary P. Fisher-Good

January 9, 2009

Mary P. Fisher-Good – Of Watertown, died on January 9, 2009 at Wingate at Brighton. She was the wife of the late Nicholas R. Fisher and the late James A. Good. Born in Co. Cork, Ireland, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Julia (Maloney) McCarthy. She worked for many years as a Quality Control Inspector for the Raytheon Corporation. She leaves her children: Nicholas & his...
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Paul J. Keenan, Jr.

January 8, 2009

KEENAN, Paul J. Jr. Of Manomet, Watertown and Port St. Lucie, Florida passed away on January 8, 2009. He was the beloved husband of 51 years to Joanne M. (Drohan). Adored father of: John and his wife Lisa of Hopedale; Paul of Manchester, NH; David of Medford; and Donna Keenan and her fiancé David Ayer of Burlington. Loving grandfather to four grandchildren, Tiffany, Amanda, Alexa and Lauren...
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Helen T. Amrock

January 7, 2009

AMROCK Helen T. (Shea) Of Belmont died on January 7, 2009 in Boston. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph E. Amrock. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Jeremiah & Ellen T. (Curry) Shea. She was the devoted mother of Paul J. & Janet Amrock of Wilmington, Stephen E & Maria Amrock of Holliston, and Joseph E. & Eileen Amrock of Cumberland RI. She...
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Shen Dong

December 27, 2008

Shen Dong- 41, Of Belmont passed away on December 27, 2008 at the Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge after an illness. She was the beloved wife of Yong-Hua Chen of Belmont. Born in Haerbin, China, she was the daughter of Yanshu and Binghan (Zhang) Dong. Ms. Dong was employed as a System Engineer for Pitney Bowes Co. A memorial visitation service was held for Shen’s family on January 25,...
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C. Charles Fiore

December 26, 2008

C. Charles Fiore, Of Belmont died on December 26, 2008 at the E.N. Rogers Memorial Hospital in Bedford. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen M. (O’Donnell) Fiore. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Cancellieri) Fiore. Charles was the devoted father of Robert Fiore of Belmont. He was the father-in-law of Margaret Kaplan of Belmont. He...
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Pee-Yu Liau

December 22, 2008

LIAU, Pee-Yu “Peggy” (Lin)- Of Belmont, died on December 22, 2008 at the Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. She was the beloved wife of the late Ben Liau. Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Mrs. Liau was the daughter of the late Tien-Lai and Fu (Kao) Liau. She is survived by her sons, Hsin-Lung Liao and his wife May-Yo Chen Liao of Brossad, Quebec; Zong-Long Liau and his wife Jane-Jane Chen Liau...
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Edward A. Donahue, Jr.

December 18, 1919 - December 20, 2008

DONAHUE, Edward A. Jr.- 89, Of Arlington passed away on December 20, 2008 at the Park Avenue Nursing Center in Arlington. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on December 18, 1919, he was the beloved son of the late Edward A. and Madeline (Keefe) Donahue. He was the devoted brother of James K. Donahue of Maryland and the late Thomas Donahue. He is also survived by several nephews, nieces, grand...
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William A. Signorili

December 14, 2008

William A. Signorili- Of North Andover, formerly of Watertown died on December 14, 2008. He was the beloved husband of the late Emma (Pinero) Signorili. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he was the son of the late Vito Donatto and Maria ( Delmonte) Signorili. He was a retired Contracts Manager for the Baird Corporation. Mr. Signorili was the devoted father of Susan Newton & her husband...
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Helen Ratska

December 13, 2008

Helen Ratska- Of Malden died on December 13, 2008. She was the daughter of the late Kosta & Kaliroi (Ghika) Ratska. Born in Somerville, Massachusetts, Miss Ratska was a former retired legal secretary for the City of Malden Law Department. Helen was the devoted sister of the late George C. Ratska and Mary Perry. Loving aunt of Charles Perry & his wife Michelle of Andover, Richard Perry of...
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Peter Emanuel Sifneos, M.D.

October 22, 1920 - December 9, 2008

Peter Emanuel Sifneos, MD, Of Belmont passed away on December 9, 2008 at his home. He was 88 years of age. Born in Lesbos, Greece, he was the son of the late Demetri and Maria (Lucas) Sifneos. Dr. Sifneos was an accomplished Psychiatrist, employed at the Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He is survived by his former wives: Ann Coit Sifneos and Jane Paulson; his children:...
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Julia J. Driscoll

March 7, 1918 - December 6, 2008

Of Cambridge, formerly of Belmont died on Saturday, December 6, 2008. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur C. Driscoll. Devoted mother of Maureen A. Pizzi of Waltham, William M. Driscoll of Watertown & Arthur F. Driscoll of Everett. Sister of the late Mary Rudman, Ann Canniff & Elizabeth Hamilton. Also survived by 6 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren. Late member Court St....
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John G. Salvo

March 25, 1920 - December 4, 2008

John G. Salvo- 88, Of Belmont passed away on December 4, 2008 at the Emerson Village Nursing Home in Watertown. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary N. (Luongo) Salvo. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 25, 1920, John was the son of the late Rosario and Frances (Bonanno) Salvo. He was a United States Army Veteran of WWII, and was later employed as a manager for Bonanno Rental...
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