Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Ralph Roberge, 95, formerly of South Attleboro and Mansfield, passed away May 9, 2013.
Tuesday, May 21
Obituary from Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home. Ralph F. Roberge, 95, of Sandwich, formerly of South Attleboro and Mansfield, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis. He was the husband of the late Lina J. (Bouchard) Roberge, to whom he was wed for over 65 years at the time of her death Oct. 1, 2011. Born in Mansfield Feb. 4, 1918, he was son of the late Isaac J. and Alice E. (Nolette) Roberge. He grew up and was educated in Mansfield. Ralph served his country as a member of the United States Navy during both WWII and the Korean Conflict, and was a former member of the 25th Infantry of the Massachusetts State Guard. He was honorably discharged from duty with the rank of Chief Petty Officer. His veterans …
Norton High School graduate Gertrude (Smith) Bliss, 98, died May 14, 2013.
Tuesday, May 21
Obituary from Hathaway Funeral Home. Gertrude E. (Smith) Bliss, 98, died in the Dighton Nursing Center Tuesday, May 14, 2013. She was born in Pawtucket, R.I., daughter of the late Edward and Florence (Lavender) Smith. She was a graduate of Norton High School. Gertrude was employed as an LPN at the former Paul A. Dever State School for over 27 years. She was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Taunton. She enjoyed spending time travelling throughout the New England States. Gertrude leaves her children Elizabeth Bailey and her husband David of Raynham and Thomas Bliss of Washington; her grandchildren Kelsey Arruda, Ryan Arruda and Laura Bailey; and her great-grandchild Alivia Chaney. She is also the aunt of several. She was preceded …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
William Clark Sr., John Mims, Cecile Zito, Joan Donovan and Marilyn Rodman.
William Clark Sr. William E. Clark Sr., 79, of South Easton, died May 14 2013. He was a resident of South Easton for 40 years. Mr. Clark was an Airman 2nd Class in the U.S. Air Force and a Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a maintenance mechanic for the Grace Company in Canton for 25 years before retiring in 1996. For the full obituary click here. John Mims John Bryan Mims, 82, of Norton, passed away April 24, 2013. From 1954 to 1959, he served in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant Commander stationed on the aircraft carrier the USS Shangri-La. A resident of Norton for the past 50 years, Mr. Mims was the founder and owner of Bryan Manufacturing, Inc., where he designed and manufactured plastic packaging, in Norton. Bryan was a …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Paul Doherty, Bruce Moffitt, Loretta Wawrzyniak, Ruth Dinneen, Hector LaPoint, Albert Cannon and Donald Sheldon.
Paul Doherty Paul Anthony Doherty Sr., 72, of Foxborough, died May 8, 2013. Paul was a retired patrolman and court prosecutor for the Town of Foxborough, retiring in 2003. Paul served the citizens of Foxborough for over 37 years. He was also a former news photographer for the former Boston Herald-Traveler from 1962-1972. Doherty’s last assignment before retiring in 2009 was that of court prosecutor. For the obituary click here. Bruce Moffitt Bruce Moffitt, 49, of Easton, died May 4, 2013. He was raised in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School. Bruce began working as a mechanic at the age of 18 for his fathers business, Warren's Service of Brockton and later became the owner of the business upon his father's retirement. He…
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Paulo Rodrigues, Warner Chandler, Valerie Keyes, Beverly Limpus, Norman Busby and Marilyn Farias.
Paulo Rodrigues Paulo J. Rodrigues, 44, of Attleboro, died April 28, 2013. Paulo was raised and educated in Attleboro and attended Attleboro High School. He was employed as a chef at the Pawtucket Country Club for the last five years. Paulo volunteered his cooking skills at the Moose Lodge in Attleboro where he assisted in providing meals for the homeless and young struggling families. He also was a member of the Moose Lodge #463 in Attleboro and a communicant of the former Holy Ghost Church, currently the Parish of St. Vincent De Paul in Attleboro. For the complete obituary click here. Warner Chandler Warner Smith “Skip” Chandler Jr., 80, passed away April 25, 2013. He proudly served his country in the United States National Guard …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Richard LaPorte, Brian Pardey Sr., Louise Lynch, William Bystrom, Virginia Keating, David Govini and Robert Golloway.
Richard LaPorte Richard R. LaPorte, 67, of Stratford Road, Seekonk, died April 19, 2013. he lived in Seekonk for 41 years and Conway, N.H. for 20 years. Mr. LaPorte, a mechanical contractor, was the co-founder of Environmental Systems Inc., Attleboro for 31 years before retiring in 2007. Richard was a communicant of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. He was a member of the Seekonk Knights of Columbus Council #5108 and the National Association of Eagle Scouts. For the complete obituary click here. Brian Pardey Sr. Brian P. "Hammer" Pardey Sr., 58, of Attleboro, died April 17, 2013. He graduated from Attleboro High School in 1974 and was inducted in to the Attleboro area Hall of Fame in 1988. Pardey was a construction supervisor for more than…
Monday, April 22, 2013
Somber mood throughout Medford Monday for bombing victim's funeral, no protesters present.
A deep sadness permeated downtown Medford Monday for the funeral of Krystle Campbell, a native daughter killed one week ago in the bombings attacks at the Boston Marathon. The funeral brought out hundreds, lining both sides of High Street as traffic was shut down near St. Joseph's Church. So many came out that the church got to capacity with many still lined up past the St. Joseph's Social Center. While they came to pay their respects to Campbell, 29, who most recently lived in Arlington and worked as a restaurant manager, many also came to shield the family from a potential protest. The Westboro Baptist Church had threatened to picket the funeral, as they do at many high-profile events, to espouse their anti-gay views. Teamster Local 25…
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Janice Barrows, Edward Kelly, Helen Hardy, Elizabeth Mizher and Richard Eames.
Janice Barrows Janice Brown Barrows, of Mansfield, died Thursday, April 18, 2013. She was best known as the founder of Barrows Insurance Agency in Mansfield. Janice was also a 1946 graduate of Foxborough High School. She was a member of the Emblem Club, former member of the Board of Directors at the Mansfield Credit Union and was a 50 year member of the Mansfield Orthodox Congregational Church where she was also in the choir. For the complete obituary click here. Edward Kelly Edward F. Kelly, age 65, of South Easton, died unexpectedly April 8, 2013. Following college, he served in the U.S. Army National Guard. Ed spent his 35-year career in education with the Brockton School Department starting as a teacher and then assistant principal …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Doug McCarthy, 50, formerly of Norton, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013.
Monday, April 15
This obituary is from Dyer-Lake Funeral Home. Douglas Edward “Elvis” McCarthy, 50, of South Carolina, formerly of Norton, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013. He was the husband of Shirley M. (Winnegge) McCarthy to whom he was married Dec. 27, 1980. Born in Boston Oct. 6, 1962, he was a son of Russell J. McCarthy of Quincy and the late Ruth Marie (McLean) McCarthy, and the step-son of Madeline McCarthy of Quincy. He was a long-time resident of Norton, where he was raised and educated, and where he was a 1980 graduate of Norton High School. Douglas was employed by Home Depot as the merchandising execution team (MET) supervisor in South Carolina and Georgia. He worked as a member of the Home Depot MET in Massachusetts. He also previously …
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Dora Ann Poissant, Constancy Lynch, Kenneth MacDonald, June Barre, Marion Manning, Paula Gardella and Muriel Jackson.
Dora Ann Poissant Dora Ann Poissant, 102, of Attleboro, died April 5 2013. She was educated in Attleboro schools and was a lifelong resident of Attleboro. She was employed for 27 years at the former General Findings Co. in Attleboro until retirement. Poissant was a communicant of the former St. Joseph's Church in Attleboro and a member of the St. Anne's Society at St. Joseph's Church. For the complete obituary click here. Constance Lynch Constance M. "Connie" (Howard) Lynch, of Easton, passed away April 3, 2013. Connie was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School in 1943 and Burdett College in 1946. She worked as secretary to the VP of Wilbur and Williams Paint Company of New York, Boston office. She later became office manager of the Dean…