Our Obituaries

John W. Voltolini

June 2, 1956 - March 25, 2017

EASTON——John W. Voltolini, 60, a resident of Easton for the past 22 years, died unexpectedly on Saturday, March 25, 2017. He was the devoted husband of Donna M. (Bruning) Voltolini for 37 years. Born in Cambridge, a son of the late Mary L. (Seibert) Joyce, he was raised in Cambridge and was a graduate of Cambridge Rindge and Latin. He continued his education at Northeastern University in...
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Robert J. McGranachan

April 15, 1929 - March 24, 2017

TAUNTON---Complete Obituary to follow
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Jane E. Robidoux

March 28, 1934 - March 14, 2017

TAUNTON——Jane E. (Mohan) Robidoux, 82, of Taunton, formerly of Wareham, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at home under the care of her family. Born and raised in Brandon, Vermont, a daughter of the late Bernard and Hazel (Shedd) Mohan, she was a graduate of Otter Valley Union High School in Brandon. Jane was employed as a bookkeeper for American Press. A devoted mother, grandmother and...
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Minnie Fernandes

June 12, 1919 - March 14, 2017

BROCKTON——Minnie (Marques) Fernandes, 97, a resident of Brockton for the past 65 years, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Life Care Center of West Bridgewater after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Manuel Fernandes for 77 years. Born in Brockton, a daughter of the late Joseph and Otiquia (Sequeria) Marques, she was raised and educated in Bridgewater. In 1958,...
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George L. Churchill

October 18, 1951 - March 6, 2017

EASTON——-George "Larry" Churchill, 65, a lifelong resident of Easton, died unexpectedly on Monday, March 6, 2017 at Good Samaritan Medical Center. Born in Boston, a son of the late George L. and Eleanor R. (Caseley) Churchill, he was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. He continued his education at Mass Bay Community College earning a bachelors degree in...
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Diane M. Hight

December 7, 1952 - March 6, 2017

EASTON——Diane M. (Terrill) Hight, 64, a resident of Easton for the past 37 years, died Monday, March 6, 2017 at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston. She was the wife of Gary L. Hight for 37 years. Born in Boston, a daughter of the late Robert R. and Marie G. (Frasca) Terrill, she was raised in Brockton and was a graduate of Cardinal Spellman High School. She continued her education at...
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William V. Powers

December 16, 1938 - March 5, 2017

Powers, William "Billy", of Brockton, passed away peacefully in his home on the morning of March 5th 2017, at the age of 78 years. Born and raised in Boston, Billy enlisted in the United States Army, proudly serving his country as a medic. After an honorable discharge, he worked at various jobs. For the first fifteen years, he was employed at Lampert's Beef and Bertolino Beef, both of...
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Frederick J. Murphy

July 29, 1932 - March 4, 2017

EASTON-- Frederick J. Murphy, 84, died peacefully surrounded by loved ones on the 4th day of March in Yarmouth, MA, after a brief illness. He is the husband of the late Thelma M. (Poliseno) Murphy of Yarmouth, MA. Born in Brockton, MA on July 29, 1932, a son of the late Margaret (Cahill) Murphy and Frederick G. Murphy, he was raised in Easton and educated in Taunton at Coyle. Fred was an...
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Jeanne Solimini

August 13, 1939 - March 2, 2017

Jeanne Solimini, 77, of Abington, MA passed away peacefully on March 2, 2017, with family by her side.  Born in Brockton she was the eldest daughter of the late Raymond (Chief One Bear) Tremblay and Eleanor (Lincoln) Tremblay (Leonard).  Jeanne grew up in Brockton and attended Brockton schools.  She was a caring mother and homemaker and the wife of the late Lawrence "Larry" Solimini.  ...
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George W. Reid

November 10, 1933 - February 28, 2017

EASTON----George William Reid, 83, died after a long battle with cancer on Tuesday, February 28 in Annapolis, MD. He was born in Easton, Massachusetts on November 10, 1933 to Alfred and Rowena (Haskins) Reid. He married Joanne Marie DeChambeau in 1956 who gave birth to their son, David Alan Reid. The marriage ended in divorce. In 1964 he married Francis Ann (Farnsworth) Reid, his loving wife...
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Albert E. LaRosee

August 31, 1924 - February 19, 2017

HINGHAM--Albert E. LaRosee, 92, of Hingham, formerly of Easton, Dracut and Boston, died Sunday, February 19, 2017 after a period of failing health. He was the husband of the late Georgianna G. (Bentis) LaRosee for 64 years. Born in Waltham, a son of the late Albert E. and Catherine A. (MacDonald) LaRosee, he was raised in Brighton and was a graduate of St. Columbkille's High School. A...
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Dorothea K. Lewis

September 16, 1943 - February 18, 2017

EASTON---Dorothea K. (Williams) Lewis passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on February 18th, 2017, after a long illness. She was a nurse for forty years at Norwood Hospital, Goddard Hospital, and Good Samaritan Hospital. She dedicated her life to caring for people in her work and at home. Her many joys included her artwork, their home in Maine, visiting her many friends and...
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Dana W. Coombs

May 19, 1941 - February 18, 2017

EASTON—-Dana W. Coombs, 75, a resident of Easton for the past 41 years, died Saturday, February 18, 2017. He was the husband of Paulette C. (LeBlanc) Coombs for 49 years. Born in Brunswick, Maine, a son of the late Harvey B. and Margaret (Cahill) Coombs, he was raised and educated in Brunswick, ME. A veteran of the US Army, he served as an SP4 during the Vietnam War. Upon honorable...
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Marilyn Jane Azevedo

February 23, 1923 - February 15, 2017

Marilyn Jane (McDougall) Azevedo, 93, of Brockton, Massachusetts, formerly of Easton MA, passed away on February 15, 2017 with her loving family supporting her. Marilyn was born in Brockton, MA on February 23, 1923. She graduated from Oliver Ames High School, North Easton, MA and joined the Navy during WWII. She attended Naval Training Schools in New York and Georgia, achieving the rank of...
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Elizabeth Espinosa

November 3, 1954 - February 8, 2017

BROCKTON——Elizabeth (Pauliks) Espinosa, 62, a longtime resident of Brockton, died Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Signature Brockton Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Boston, a daughter of Raymond and Mary Jane (Doyle) Pauliks, she was raised in Brockton and was a graduate of Brockton High School and received a certificate as a certified nursing assistant. Elizabeth was employed as...
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Toni S. Chiacchieri

July 19, 1952 - February 5, 2017

EASTON——-Toni S. (Gallo) Chiacchieri, 64, a lifelong resident of Easton, died Sunday, February 5, 2017 at the Hellenic Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Canton with her family at her side after a period of failing health. She was the wife of Stephen D. Chiacchieri for 43 years. Born in Brockton, a daughter of Phyllis (Golder) Gallo of Easton and the late Anthony "Tony" Gallo, she was...
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Robert F. Thornton

March 26, 1931 - February 3, 2017

EASTON—-Robert F. Thornton, 85, a resident of Easton for the past 51 years, died Friday, February 3, 2017 at Good Samaritan Medical Center after a brief illness. He was the husband of Althea A. (Russell) Thornton. Born in Washington, DC., a son of the late Latha and Marie (Ida) Thornton, he was raised and educated in Jackson Heights, NY. and received a Bachelors iDegree n economics from New...
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James A. Shyne, Jr.

November 17, 1972 - February 3, 2017

EASTON——James A. Shyne, Jr., 44, of Washington, DC., formerly of Easton, died on Friday, February 3, 2017. He was the husband of Anna Carolina (Costa Berto) Shyne of Washington, DC. Born in Attleboro, a son of James Shyne Sr. of Brewster and Kathleen (Silvia) Boyle and her husband Michael J. Boyle of Easton, he was raised in Easton and was a 1990 graduate of Oliver Ames High School. ...
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Kathleen M. Kenneway

March 13, 1946 - February 1, 2017

EASTON——Kathleen M. (Gilbert) Kenneway, 70, of Easton, formerly of Halifax, died Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at New England Sinai Hospital in Stoughton after a period of failing health. Born in Brockton, a daughter of Orville J. and Lillian M. (Demings) Gilbert, she was raised in Brockton and was a graduate of Brockton High School. Kathleen worked as a certified nursing assistant at...
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Joseph J. Vallon, Sr.

May 31, 1935 - February 1, 2017

FALL RIVER-----Joseph "Skip" Vallon, Sr., 81, of Fall River, formerly of West Bridgewater, died on Wednesday, Feb. 1, after a bout of pneumonia. He was comforted by loved ones. Skip was born in Brighton on May 31, 1935, and was the son of the late Joseph John Vallon and Sophie Deluco Vallon Will. He was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School in Easton, where he played baseball and...
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Mary E. Cotone

February 6, 1936 - January 27, 2017

EASTON——Mary E. (Hagerty) Cotone, 80, of Easton, formerly of Randolph, died Friday, January 27, 2017 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton after a period of failing health. Born in Boston, a daughter of the late William and Cleo (Gill) Hagerty, she was raised in Boston and was a graduate of South Boston High School. Mary was employed in the quality control division at Newcan...
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Aimee T. Oljey

July 3, 1985 - January 25, 2017

EASTON——Aimee T. Oljey, 31, a lifelong resident of Easton, died Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Born in Newport, Rhode Island, a daughter of Jonathan and Teresa (Bryant) Baker, she was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. She entered the US Airforce and served and was honorably discharged. She continued her education earning a degree as a medical assistant. ...
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Donna K. McIntyre

September 7, 1956 - January 24, 2017

EASTON——Donna K. (Kudzy) McIntyre, 60, a resident of Easton for the past 30 years, died Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at home under the care of her family. She was the wife of Kevin G. McIntyre, Esq. for 35 years. Born in Kingston, NY, a daughter of Theodore M. Kudzy of Red Hook, NY and the late Mary E. (O'Leary) Kudzy, she was raised in Red Hook, NY and was a graduate of Red Hook High School...
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Michael J. Healey

November 14, 1951 - January 21, 2017

RAYNHAM——Michael J. Healey, 65, of Raynham, formerly of Easton, died Saturday, January 21, 2017 at home. He was the husband of Barbara M. (Garneau) Healey for 36 years and were to celebrate their wedding anniversary January 26. Born in Brockton, a son of the late Daniel T. and Ruth I. (Olson) Healey, he was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. A veteran of the...
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George E. Kingsbury, Jr

November 20, 1951 - January 14, 2017

EASTON——George E. Kingsbury Jr., 65, of Easton, formerly of Hanover, died unexpectedly at home on Saturday, January 14, 2017. Born in Brockton, a son of the late George E. and Avis M. (Adams) Kingsbury Sr., he was raised in Hanover and was a graduate of Hanover High School. A veteran of the US Army, he served as an SP4 during the Vietnam War. Upon honorable discharge he began working...
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Nancy M. Hallett

June 21, 1927 - January 13, 2017

EASTON—-Nancy M. (French) Hallett, 89, a resident of Easton for the past 66 years, died Friday, January 13, 2017 at Southeast Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Joseph Hallett. Born in Methuen, a daughter of the late Raymond and Betsy (Adams) French, she was raised and educated in Methuen and East Boston and was a graduate of East...
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Robert A. Farrand

January 15, 1937 - January 13, 2017

EASTON——Robert A. Farrand, 79, a resident of Easton for the past 40 years, died Friday morning at Good Samaritan Medical Center, surrounded by family. He was the husband of Marguerite (Wise) Farrand for 54 years.   Born in Boston, a son of the late Harold C. and Gladys (Keller) Farrand, he was raised and educated in Braintree.  A veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the US Air Force and...
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Donna Gene Swale

October 7, 1947 - January 2, 2017

EASTON——Donna Gene (Daniels) Swale, 69, of Canton, formerly of Easton and East Bridgewater, died Monday, January 2, 2016 at Blue Hill Alzheimer's Care Center after a period of failing health. Born in Boston, a daughter of the late William B and Grace (French) Daniels, she was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School Class of 1965. A resident of Canton for 20 years...
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Mildred Marshall

September 23, 1924 - December 31, 2016

STOUGHTON——Mildred (Finney) Marshall, 92, a resident of Stoughton for the past 70 years, died peacefully on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Copley at Stoughton after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Robert Marshall and were married for 66 years. Born in Boston, a daughter of the late Ernest and Gladys (Broadbent) Finney, she was raised in Brighton and was a graduate of...
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Robert W. Fleming

October 21, 1999 - December 30, 2016

EASTON——Robert W. Fleming, 17, a lifelong resident of Easton, died December 30, 2016 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston from injuries sustained in an auto accident in Easton in which Robert's father, William R. Fleming also died. Born in Brockton, a son of Deena E. (Cook) Fleming of Easton and the late William R. Fleming, he was raised in Easton and was an 11th grade junior...
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William R. Fleming

May 15, 1959 - December 30, 2016

EASTON——William R. Fleming, 57, a lifelong resident of Easton, died Friday, December 30, 2016 in Easton from injuries sustained in an auto accident. He was the beloved husband of Deena Ellen (Cook) Fleming for 17 years and loving father of the late Robert W. Fleming who also died from injuries sustained in the accident. Born in Brockton, a son of the late Robert and Roberta (Holmes)...
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Dominic A. Vaccaro

December 11, 1921 - December 22, 2016

EASTON——Dominic A. Vaccaro, 95, a resident of Brockton for the past 28 years, died Thursday, December, 22, 2016 at Good Samaritan Medical Center after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Phyllis T. (Snyder) Vaccaro. Born in Dedham, a son of the late Guiseppe and Maria (Greto) Vaccaro, he was raised in Dedham and was a graduate of Dedham High School. He continued his education...
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Melissa K Harrison

November 1, 1982 - December 20, 2016

TAUNTON----Melissa K. (Ivanoski) Harrison, 34, passed away suddenly on December 20, 2016 at the Castle Hospital in Kailua, Hawaii after a courageous life long battle with a chronic pancreatic disorder. Melissa was born and raised in Easton Massachusetts. She resided in Taunton Massachusetts with her beloved husband, Alexander Harrison of 11 years. After attending Easton public schools,...
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Carl A. Kempf

March 18, 1926 - December 19, 2016

EASTON——Carl A. Kempf, 90, a lifelong resident of Easton, died Monday, December 19, 2016 at home under the care of his family. He was the devoted husband of the late Albertina (Roque) Kempf. Born in Easton, a son of the late Carl A. and Anna M. (McNabb) Kempf, he was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. A veteran of WWII, he served as a Seaman First Class in...
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Georgianna G. LaRosee

January 22, 1923 - December 14, 2016

HINGHAM——Georgianna G. ( Bentis) LaRosee, 93, of Hingham, formerly of Easton, Dracut and Boston, died Wednesday, December 14, 2016 after a period of failing health. She was the wife of Albert E. LaRosee of Hingham for 64 years. Born in Lowell, a daughter of the late Anthony and Eva (Paplisiaos) Bentis, she was raised in Lowell and was a graduate of Lowell High School. A veteran of WWII,...
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Marie L. Green

November 26, 1942 - December 11, 2016

EASTON—-Marie L. (Vinal) Green, 74, a resident of Easton for the past 21 years, died Sunday, December 11, 2016 at home after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late Gerald Green, Herbert Gibson and companion of the late William F. "Bill" Bertarelli. Born in Los Angeles, CA., a daughter of the late Frank E and Mary Ann (Mahoney) Vinal, she was raised in Middleboro and was a graduate...
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Rev. Donald J. Haycock C.S.C.

February 19, 1930 - December 9, 2016

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Rev. Donald J. Haycock, C.S.C., 86, died on Friday, December 9, 2016, at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, Indiana. He was born on Feb. 19, 1930, in Hazelton, Pa., to Ross and Marie (Helferty) Haycock. He was received into the Congregation on Aug. 15, 1952; made his First Profession on Aug. 16, 1953; graduated from Stonehill College, Easton, Mass., in 1955; professed his Final...
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Bradlee B. Graves, Sr.

October 30, 1926 - November 29, 2016

EASTON—-Bradlee B. Graves Sr., 90, a resident of Easton for the past 45 years, died Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. He was the husband of Verla C. (Carter) Graves for 49 years. Born in Waitsfield, VT., a son of the late William and Carolyn (Bover) Graves, he was raised and educated in Waitsfield, VT. Bradlee was the proprietor of Randolph Exxon...
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Christine L. McLaughlin

July 28, 1964 - November 27, 2016

EASTON—-Christine L. "Lee" (Ward) McLaughlin, 52, a resident of Easton for the past 30 years, died Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Good Samaritan Medical Center after a period of failing health. She was the wife of Michael Breault of Easton. Born in Brockton, a step-daughter of Peter Mullen of Newport, RI., and daughter of the late Christine L. (Lee) Mullen and Cornelius Ward, she was raised...
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Charles P. Edlund, Jr.

April 5, 1951 - November 19, 2016

BRIDGEWATER——Charles P. Edlund Jr., 65, of Bridgewater, formerly of East Bridgewater and Easton, died Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the VA Boston Healthcare System in Brockton after a period of failing health. Born in Brockton, a son of Evelyn R. (Richardson) Edlund of Easton and the late Charles P. Edlund, he was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. A veteran...
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Robert L. Pollard

August 14, 1951 - November 19, 2016

EASTON- Robert L. Pollard, age 65, entered into eternal life on November 19, 2016 after a brief illness. Bob was born and raised in Braintree and has lived in Easton since 1985. He graduated from Suffolk University and received a masters degree from Northeastern University. Mr. Pollard served in the Mass Army National Guard for 21 years, retiring as a major. He was a manager for A.T.&T...
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John "Jake" Meade

September 2, 1933 - November 1, 2016

EASTON——John E. "Jake" Meade, 83, a lifelong resident of Easton, died Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at the Guardian Center in Brockton after a period of failing health. He was the husband of Dorothy R. (LaFratta) Meade. Born in Brockton, a son of the late Richard W. and Catherine P. (McDonald) Meade, he was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. He continued his...
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Tharon "Penny" Yesucevitz

January 18, 1946 - November 1, 2016

BROCKTON——Tharon "Penny" Yesucevitz, 70, a lifelong resident of Brockton, died November 1, 2016 at Good Samaritan Medical Center after a brief illness. She was the loving wife of James E. Yesucevitz for 53 years. Born in Brockton, a daughter of Bertha Richards-Mignault, she was raised in Brockton and was a graduate of Brockton High School. A member of the Liberty Baptist Church in...
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Joseph D. Clark

September 19, 1966 - October 30, 2016

EASTON——Joseph D. Clark, 50, of Easton, formerly of Roslindale, died peacefully in his sleep on October 30, 2016 while on a hunting trip in Waldo, Maine. He was the husband of Tara J. (LeClair) Clark. Born in Boston, a son of the late William and Sylvia (McNulty) Clark. he was raised in Roslindale and was a graduate of West Roxbury High School. He entered the US Army and served as a...
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Alan E. Shepherd

October 31, 1931 - October 30, 2016

RAYNHAM—-Alan E. Shepherd, 84, of Raynham, formerly of Brockton and Easton, died Sunday, October 30, 2016, at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center after a brief illness. He was the husband of Jacqueline A. (Lane) Shepherd for 63 years. Born in Boston, a son of the late Harold V. and Mary E. (McFarland) Shepherd, he was raised in Wollaston and was a graduate of North Quincy High School. A veteran...
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Robert Clawson

March 12, 1931 - October 29, 2016

To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance. Ecclesiastes 3King James Version (KJV) Robert...
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Ronald Buck

June 5, 1930 - October 25, 2016

EASTON—Ronald Buck of Easton, Massachusetts. Ronald "Mike" Buck was married to Rose Freitas Buck, also of Easton, for 60 years, and together they have nine children: Gregory Buck, Christopher Buck, Cynthia Huyffer, Stephen Buck, Janine Martinelli, Jacquelyn Rose, Benjamin Buck, Bernadette Buck, and Alexander Buck. Ron was raised in Easton, and attended Olivier Ames High School. After High...
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Alden B. Sarty

August 22, 1947 - October 23, 2016

EASTON---Alden B. Sarty of South Easton, Massachusetts, passed away on October 23, 2016 peacefully after a brave battle with renal cell carcinoma. Born in Brockton in 1947, he was a lifelong resident of Easton, a son to the late Stephen and Sadie (Demont) Sarty. He graduated from Oliver Ames High School in 1965. He worked as a truck driver for T. L. Edwards for over 40 years. Alden...
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Mary J. Totman

July 17, 1926 - October 20, 2016

STOUGHTON—-Mary J. (McPhillips) Totman, 90, a resident of Stoughton for the past 65 years, died peacefully on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Southeast Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center in Easton with her family at her side. She was the wife of William H. Totman Sr. Born in Brockton, a daughter of the late Patrick and Julia (Buckley) McPhillips, she was raised in Brockton and was a 1946...
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Daniel P. Shannon

July 8, 1990 - October 6, 2016

TAUNTON---Daniel P. Shannon, 26, passed away unexpectedly at his home Thursday October 6th, 2016. Born in Stoughton, MA, Daniel was raised in Brockton, MA attended Saint Joseph's School in Holbrook, MA and eventually moved to Taunton, MA with his family, where he graduated from Taunton High School in 2008. He was a former altar server of eight years with Saint Joseph's Church in Holbrook, MA,...
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Rosanna M. Doucette

December 14, 1923 - October 6, 2016

EASTON——Rosanna M. (Doherty) Doucette, 92, of Easton, formerly of Stoughton and Raynham, died Thursday, October 6, 2016 at home and under the care of her family. She was the wife of the late Eugene F. Doucette, Sr. Born in Boston, a daughter of the late Patrick J. and Elizabeth (O'Neil) Doherty, she was raised in Charlestown and was a graduate of Charlestown High School. Rosanna was...
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Casey L. Richard

June 17, 1991 - October 1, 2016

RAYNHAM——Casey L. Richard, 25, a resident of Raynham, died Saturday, October 1, 2016 at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford from an infection due to a long illness. Born in Stoughton, a daughter of Michael W. and Robin J. (Rupprecht) Richard, she was raised in Raynham and was a graduate of Bridgewater-Raynham High School and attended Bridgewater State University. Casey was employed as a...
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Thomas J. Murray, Sr.

October 9, 1930 - September 29, 2016

EASTON—-Thomas J. Murray, Sr., 85, of Wind Gap, PA., formerly of Easton, died Thursday, September 29, 2016 at his home after a period of failing health. He was the husband of the late Beverley (Kinney-Erbeck) Murray and the companion of Maryann Rissmiller of Wind Gap, PA. Born in Brockton, a son of the late James R. and Berenice (Richardson) Murray, he was raised in West Bridgewater and was...
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Elliott Rowlands, Sr.

January 20, 1941 - September 29, 2016

EASTON——Elliott M. Rowlands Sr., 75, a resident of Easton for the past 40 years, died Thursday, September 29, 2016 at home. He was the husband of Carol (Castriano) Rowlands for 37 years. Born in Boston, a son of the late Grafton and Barbara (Bernbaum) Rowlands, he was raised in Boston and was a graduate of the Boston Public Schools. Elliott worked in the food service industry and was...
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Rev. Rudolph V. Carchidi, C.S.C.

June 30, 1927 - September 24, 2016

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Rev. Rudolph V. Carchidi, C.S.C., 89, died at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, Ind. on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. He was born on June 30, 1927 in Newark, New Jersey, to Dominic and Teresina (Verano) Carchidi, who immigrated from Southern Italy, the region of Calabria. The 14th of 15 children, Fr. Carchidi attended public high school during World War II, then entered Our Lady...
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Kenneth Matthews, Jr.

July 15, 1964 - September 23, 2016

MANSFIELD----Kenneth G. Matthews Jr., 52, of Mansfield, died Friday, September 23, 2016. Born in Boston, a son of Kenneth G. Matthews Sr. of Melbourne, FL., and Janice M. (Jannotta) Matthews of Easton, he was raised in Canton and was a graduate of Canton High School. Kenneth was employed as a flooring installer for his family's business, Complete Flooring Solutions for 35 years. His...
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Rebecca L. "Becca" Harrison

November 14, 1983 - September 21, 2016

Rebecca (Becca) Lynn Harrison peacefully passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 in the presence of her loving family. Becca fought to overcome an opioid disease with family support and her own strong attempt. She was able to rebut this disease on a number of occasions. Becca graduated from Oliver Ames High School in 2002. She excelled at both basketball and soccer. Becca loved...
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Wynona S. Gros

August 9, 1928 - September 16, 2016

EASTON——Wynona S. (Standsbury) Gros, 88, a resident of Easton for the past 20 years, died September 16, 2016 at West Acres Nursing Home in Brockton after a period of failing health. Born in Morgan City, Louisiana, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Standsbury, she was raised and educated in Morgan City, Louisiana. She was a resident of Berwick, LA for many years before moving...
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Mariner Alden Newman

March 18, 1930 - September 10, 2016

Mariner Alden Newman, 86, died peacefully surrounded by his family on September 10, 2016. He was the loving husband of the late Janet (Church) Newman and beloved father of Cynthia DiMestico and husband David of East Falmouth, MA, Melissa Newman of Bellingham, MA, Donna Dismukes and husband Tony of Belchertown, MA, Marsha McNamara and husband Mark of Bellingham, MA and Eric Newman and wife Karin...
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Hector M. McMenamy

June 13, 1995 - September 10, 2016

BOURNE——Hector M. McMenamy, 21, a lifelong resident of Bourne, died Saturday, September 10, 2016. Born in Brockton, he was the beloved son of Patricia L. (Freitas) McMenamy of Bourne and the late Michael J. McMenamy, he was raised and educated in Bourne. Hector was employed as a cook for the 99 restaurant in Mashpee. In addition to his mother Patty, he is survived by his siblings,...
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Brian E. Doherty

June 3, 1962 - September 3, 2016

EASTON——Brian E. Doherty, 54, of Easton, formerly of Brockton, died Saturday, September 3, 2016, at the Brigham and Women's Hospital after an 8 month crusade against lung cancer. He was the devoted husband of Kathlene M. (Franco) Doherty for 29 years. Born in Milton and raised in Dorchester, son of the late James J. and Joan (Diver) Doherty, he was educated in Boston and graduated from...
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William T. Roberts

July 24, 1954 - September 2, 2016

WRENTHAM----William T. Roberts, age 62, passed away peacefully at his home in Wrentham on Friday, September 2, 2016. Born in Norwood, Massachusetts on July 24, 1954, he was the son of James L. Roberts Sr. of Franklin and the late Dorothy A. Wilbur of Walpole. He was raised in Walpole, Massachusetts and had also lived in Plainville. Mr. Roberts was engaged to Heather Cravaco of Wrentham. He...
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Rev. J. Robert Rioux C.S.C.

June 19, 1924 - September 2, 2016

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Rev. J. Robert Rioux, C.S.C., 92, died at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, Ind. on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. He was born on June 19, 1924, to John (Jean) Philias and Elmire Jean (Joly) Rioux in New Bedford, Mass. He received the Sacraments and attended grammar school at St. Joseph Parish in New Bedford. After graduating from New Bedford Vocational School, he entered the United...
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Dorothy L. Nelson

November 21, 1921 - August 28, 2016

EASTON——Dorothy L. (Oman) Nelson, 94, a lifelong resident of Easton, died Sunday, August 28, 2016, at the Copley at Stoughton after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Edwin G. Nelson. Born in Easton, a daughter of the late Roy C. and Dorothy L. (Wickson) Oman, she was raised in Easton and was a 1940 graduate of Oliver Ames High School. She continued her education at...
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Caroline M. Kulick

February 5, 1940 - August 23, 2016

EASTON—-Caroline M. Kulick, 76, a resident of Easton for the past 16 years, died Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Good Samaritan Medical Center with her family at her bedside. Born in Attleboro, a daughter of the late Peter J. and Arsena (Pina) Kulick, she was a graduate of Fisher College where she earned an associates degree. Caroline was employed in the insurance industry as an insurance...
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Frank C. Sandstrum

June 14, 1936 - August 20, 2016

EASTON——Frank C. Sandstrum, 80, of Easton and Connecticut, died Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford after a period of failing health. He was the husband of the late Constance (Souza) Sandstrum. Born in Brockton, a son of the late Arthur C. and Lucille (Hatch) Sandstrum, he was raised in Whitman and Brockton and was a graduate of Brockton Trade School. A former...
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David McRoberts

July 25, 1935 - August 19, 2016

EASTON——David McRoberts, 81, a resident of North Easton for the past 44 years, died Friday August 19, 2016 at Good Samaritan Medical Center after a period of failing health. He was the husband of Olga (Bunting) McRoberts for 57 years. Born in Northern Ireland, a son of the late William and Mary (Jackson) McRoberts, he was raised and educated in Northern Ireland. David was employed as...
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Karen E. Burns

November 19, 1955 - August 17, 2016

PLYMOUTH——Karen E. (Chaves) Burns, 60, of Plymouth, formerly of West Bridgewater and Lake Placid, FL., died Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at Plymouth Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center after a period of failing health. Born in Chelsea, a daughter of Rosemary (Brunelle) Shaffer of Lake Wales, FL., and the late Amos Chaves, she was raised in West Bridgewater and was a graduate of...
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Marjorie E. Morehardt

August 21, 1930 - August 17, 2016

BROCKTON—-Marjorie E. (Peterson) Morehardt, 85, of Brockton, formerly of West Bridgewater, died, Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at Baypointe Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center in Brockton after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Peter "Jack" Morehardt. Born in Boston, a daughter of the late Arthur and Alma (Birmingham) Peterson, she was raised and educated in...
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Philip A. Berardi

August 30, 1937 - August 16, 2016

EASTON——Philip A. Berardi, 78, of Easton, formerly of Randolph, died August 16, 2016 at Massachusetts General Hospital after a long illness. He was the husband of Dorothy P. (Paolini) Berardi for 59 years. Born in Boston, a son of the late Alessandro and Rosina (Pompeii) Berardi, he was raised in Brighton. A former captain and star football player at Brighton high school he earned a full...
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Theresa Washburn-Copeland

April 28, 1955 - August 16, 2016

EASTON—Theresa M. (Groom) Washburn-Copeland, 61, a lifelong resident of Easton, died Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at home under the care of her family. She was the wife of the late Martin W. Washburn and Kenneth H. Copeland. Born in Brockton, a daughter of the late Gerald A. and Margaret V. (Brophy) Groom, she was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School and continued her...
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Lorraine M. Watson

May 16, 1918 - August 14, 2016

Lorraine "Rosie" (Porter) Watson, 98, of North Easton MA, died peacefully on the 14th of August, 2016, at the Life Care Center in West Bridgewater MA. She was the daughter of Isabella (Almaretta Harvey Lawson) Porter and William Porter. She was the wife of the late John T. "Bud" Watson. She leaves behind four sons and one daughter: Gary and his wife Lynn of Mashpee, MA; John and his wife Anne...
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Edward M. Burke

May 13, 1959 - August 13, 2016

EASTON——Edward M. Burke, 57, of Easton, died Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Season's Hospice in Milton. He was the husband of Cheryl A. (Rollish) Burke for 26 years. Born in Brockton, a son of the late Leon V. and M. Patricia (Regan) Burke, he was raised in Easton and was a 1978 graduate of Oliver Ames High School. Edward continued his education at Dean Junior College graduating with an...
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Viola Nalbandian

September 30, 1919 - August 11, 2016

RAYNHAM---Viola A. Nalbandian, 96, a resident of Raynham for the past 30 years, died Thursday, August 11, 2016 at Marian Manor of Taunton. She was the wife of the late Armen Nalbandian. Born in Boston, a daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Sarno) Sarno, she was raised in Boston and was a graduate of Jamaica Plain High School. Viola was employed as a cook for KinderCare of...
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Blanche M. McCann

November 1, 1920 - August 8, 2016

EASTON—Blanche M. (Masse) McCann, 95, a resident of Easton for the past 68 years, died Monday, August 8, 2016 at Good Samaritan Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Ignatius J. McCann. Born in Taunton, a daughter of the late Joseph and Marion Masse, she was raised in Taunton and was a graduate of St. Mary's High School in Taunton. Blanche was employed as a secretary at Crofoot...
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Bernard J. Goodman, Sr.

June 16, 1937 - August 7, 2016

NAPLES, FL.——Bernard J. Goodman Sr., of Naples, FL., formerly of Brockton, died Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Arden Courts in Naples after a long illness with his beloved life partner Barbara A. Taylor at his bedside. Born in Boston, a son of the late Louis and Margaret (McDonough) Goodman he was raised in Boston. Bernard was retired after 36 years service with the Brockton Trial Court...
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Eileen P. Miller

January 16, 1941 - August 2, 2016

EASTON—-Eileen P. (Savage) Miller, 75, of Easton, formerly of Davenport, FL., died August 2, 2016 under the care of her family. She was the wife of the late James. M. Miller. Born in Boston, a daughter of the late James P. and Catherine (Dewitt) Savage, she was raised in Dorchester and was a graduate of the Boston Public Schools. Eileen was employed with Walt Disney World as a cashier...
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Paul Anthony Puopolo

May 7, 1959 - July 31, 2016

EASTON—-Paul Anthony Puopolo, 57, was born into eternal life on Sunday, July 31, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Norwood, May 7, 1959, the beloved son of the late Pasqual A. and Helen L. (Rafuse) Puopolo, he was raised in Walpole and made his home in Easton for the last 32 years. Paul is survived by his devoted wife of 32 years, Elizabeth (A. (Richmond) Puopolo. He was the...
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Mary J. Heino

July 4, 1928 - July 24, 2016

EASTON——Mary J. (Carbonello) Heino, of Easton, formerly of Brockton, Bridgewater and Florida, died Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Life Care Center of West Bridgewater after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Reino Heino. Born in Brockton, a daughter of the late Nicole and Maria I. (Scurto) Carbonello, she was raised in Brockton and was a graduate of Brockton High School. ...
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James D. Ryan

April 5, 1935 - July 15, 2016

EASTON—-James "Jim" D. Ryan, 81, a resident of Easton for the past 42 years, died Friday, July 15, 2016 at home under the care of his family. He was the husband of Dolores M. (Josselyn) Ryan for 53 years. Born in Boston, a son of the late James P. and Julia C. (Fitzgerald) Ryan, he was raised in Dorchester and was a graduate of High School of Commerce and was a former communicant of St....
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Mary A. Demling

November 25, 1923 - July 15, 2016

EASTON—-Mary A. (DeMatteo) Demling, 92, a resident of Easton for the past 58 years, died Friday, July 15, 2016 at Southeast Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Martin "Marty" Demling. Born in Roslindale, a daughter of the late Antonio and Jennie (DiOrio) DeMatteo, she was raised in Roslindale and was a graduate of Boston...
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Anne E. Sestito

June 21, 1930 - July 13, 2016

STOUGHTON----Anne E. (Elliot) Sestito, 86, of Stoughton and Peaks Island, Maine, died Wednesday, July 13, 2016 with her family at her bedside at Good Samaritan Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Rudy A. Sestito for 61 years. Born in Portland, Maine, a daughter of the late John J. and Mary M. (Feeney) Elliot, she was raised on Peaks Island, ME until the age of 6 and then moved to...
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Joseph Zucco

May 1, 1935 - July 12, 2016

Joseph Zucco of Easton, originally from Boston's West End, passed away on July 12, 2016. He was 81. Husband of the late Rosalie T. (Condelli) Zucco. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Joseph and Susan (DiGangi) Zucco. Joseph owned and operated several restaurants for many years. He enjoyed playing cards, building miniature doll houses for his grandchildren, listening to jazz and swing...
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Rev. William G. Condon C.S.C.

June 30, 1934 - July 3, 2016

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Rev. William G. Condon, C.S.C., 82, died at Our Lady of Fatima House, Notre Dame, Ind. on Sunday, July 3, 2016. Visitation will be from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Monday (July 11, 2016) at the Chapel of Mary, Stonehill College, Easton, MA with a Wake Service at 7:30 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday (July 12, 2016) at the Chapel of Mary, Stonehill College, Easton,...
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Jack A. Dovico

September 15, 1921 - June 28, 2016

CHARLESTON, SC——. Jack "Giacomo" Dovico, 94, of Charleston, SC., formerly of Brooklyn, NY and Islip, NY., died Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at the Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston. He was the husband of the late Philomena (Freitas) Dovico.. Born in Brooklyn, NY., he was the son of the late Philip and Providenza (Zummo) Dovico. Jack is survived by his children, Joanne Wilson...
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Deborah A. Dillon

February 2, 1968 - June 27, 2016

EASTON—-Deborah A. (Sheldon) Dillon, 48, a resident of Easton for the past 18 years, died Monday, June 27, 2016 at Good Samaritan Medical Center after a brief illness. She was the wife of Geoffrey S. Dillon. Born in Boston, a daughter of Marie L. (Fournier) Crossley and her husband Harold Crossley of Foxboro, she was raised and educated in Attleboro and was a graduate of North Attleboro...
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Norma Page

December 8, 1931 - June 19, 2016

EASTON——Norma (Vroom) Page, 84, a longtime resident of Easton, died Sunday, June 19, 2016 at home under the care of her family. She was the wife of the late John C. Page. Born in Somerville, a daughter of the late Rea S. and Ida (Nielsen) Vroom, she was raised in Somerville and Jamaica Plain and was a graduate of Jamaica Plain High School. Norma was employed by the Town of Easton as a...
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Cindy A. Tino

October 24, 1964 - June 18, 2016

EASTON—-Cindy A. (Donovan) Tino, 51, a resident of Easton for the past 13 years, died Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Seasons Hospice Center in Milton. She was the wife of Ronald M. Tino for 10 years. Born in Stoughton, a daughter of Dorothy E. (McNeilly) Donovan of Holbrook and the late Paul Donovan,sr, she was raised in Holbrook and was a graduate of Holbrook High School. She began working...
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Grace R. McCarty

October 25, 1939 - June 18, 2016

EASTON—-Grace R. (Fox) McCarty, 76, a resident of easton for the past 59 years, died Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton after a period of failing health. She was the wife of Edward P. McCarty for 52 years. Born in Boston, a daughter of the late Fraser and Gertrude (Watt) Fox, she was raised in Stoughton and was a graduate of Stoughton High School. Grace...
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Jean Visnauskis

February 24, 1928 - June 17, 2016

EASTON——Jean (Whyte) Visnauskis, 88, a resident of Easton for the past 44 years, died Friday, June 17, 2016 at Southeast Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Albin J. Visnauskis. Born and raised in Rumford, Maine, a daughter of the late A. Howard and Mary (Paterson) Whyte, she was a 1946 graduate of Stephens High School. She continued...
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Antonio Gomes, Sr.

July 22, 1922 - June 15, 2016

SEMINOLE, FL.——Antonio Gomes Sr. 93, of Seminole, FL., formerly of Onset and Easton, died Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at Largo Medical Center, Florida. He was the husband of the late Eleanor F. (Brennick) Gomes. Born in Mansfield, a son of the late Joseph and Amelia (Vierra) Gomes he was raised and educated in Portugal. A veteran of WWII, he served as a Private in the US Army. Antonio...
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Dorothy O. Porter

March 23, 1931 - May 30, 2016

EASTON——Dorothy O. (Murphy) Porter, 85, a resident of Easton for the past 52 years, died Monday, May 30, 2016 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Richard L. Porter. Born in Holbrook, a daughter of the late Francis and Olive (Birks) Murphy, she was raised and educated in Holbrook. Dorothy continued her education at Boston...
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Saide Balboni

January 21, 1928 - May 30, 2016

STOUGHTON—-Saide (Tura) Balboni, 88, of Stoughton, formerly of Brockton, died Monday, May 30, 2016 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. She was the wife of the late Gian Carlo Balboni. Born in Corporeno "Fe", Italy, she was raised and educated in Italy. Saide came to the US at the age of 39 and settled in Brockton where she resided for 41 years prior to moving to Stoughton 8 years...
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Constance T. Andre

July 11, 1928 - May 26, 2016

NORTON—-Constance T. (Rebello) Andre, 87, of Norton, formerly of Taunton, died Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Wingate of Norton after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Elwood J. Andre. Born in Stoughton, a daughter of the late Manuel and Mary (Santos) Rebello, she was raised in Stoughton and was a graduate of Stoughton High School. Constance was employed by Wright's...
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John E. Cusack

June 30, 1937 - May 24, 2016

BROCKTON——John E. Cusack, 78, of Brockton, formerly of Brighton, died Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. He was the husband of Joan (Dwyer) Cusack. Born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, he was raised and educated in Canada. and served in the Canadian Air Force. He continued his education at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston where he studied...
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John Miller, Sr.

May 3, 1926 - May 22, 2016

EASTON--John Miller, 90, of North Easton, MA passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at Epoch of Norton, with family at his side. Born May 3, 1926 in Brockton, MA, he was the oldest son of Andrew and Helen Miller. He was preceded in death by his devoted wife of 48 years, Phyllis Miller, his sister Lucille Taylor, and his brother Andrew Miller. John is survived by his four children, Pamela...
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David R. Peters

November 16, 1959 - May 17, 2016

EASTON——David R. Peters, 56, of Easton formerly of Brockton and Pastor of the Colonial Hills Baptist Church in South Weymouth, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. He was the husband of Karen (Bosma) Peters and the father of Amanda Peters of Easton' also survived by his brother, Michael Peters of Flint, Michigan and an uncle, Donald Peters of CA. He served as Associate Pastor...
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Joseph A. Ziniti

September 28, 1938 - May 14, 2016

Joseph Anthony Ziniti, 77, of Easton, formerly of Roslindale, peacefully passed into eternal life on Saturday, May 14, 2016 surrounded by his family. Born in Boston, September 28, 1938, he was the beloved son of the late Leo J. Ziniti and Carmen J. (Baglione) Ziniti. Joseph is survived by his devoted wife of 54 years, Gail (Schlehuber) Ziniti. He was the proud and loving father of...
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Mary "Sis" Kent

June 23, 1924 - May 12, 2016

EASTON——-Mary T. "Sis" (Cotter) Kent, 91, a lifelong resident of Easton, died Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Richard J. Kent. Born in Easton on June 23, 1924, a daughter of the late Joseph and Katherine (Sheehan) Cotter, she was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School...
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Diana L. Reese

November 18, 1966 - May 4, 2016

BROCKTON---Diana Reese, of Brockton, Ma. Loving mother and grandmother lost her battle with cancer on May 5, 2016. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Diana Reese Memorial Fund at HarborOne Bank (http://dianareese66.mydagsite.com/)
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