<![CDATA[The Eagle-Tribune: Obituaries]]> (2024)

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Windham - Joan V. Tremblay, 91, passed away peacefully on June 11, 2024. She was born in Lawrence, MA to Emilien and Laura (Desrosiers) Levesque. She graduated from St Joseph's High School and went on to MacIntosh School of Business, where she learned to be a bookkeeper. She married and raised her family in Methuen, MA, where she resided for 60 years, before recently moving to Windham, NH. Joan will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is predeceased by her husband Paul E. Tremblay, her sisters Rita Cormier and Agnes Rousseau and her brother Raymond Levesque. She is survived by her five children, daughter Paula Tenney of Baldwinsville, NY, sons John of Pelham, NH, Thomas of San Francisco, CA, James and his wife Karen of Methuen, MA and Peter and his wife Carla of Merrimac, MA; five grandchildren, Kyle Tremblay and his wife Kim, Matthew Tremblay and his wife Emilie, Erin Tenney, Colin Tenney and Ryan Tenney and a great granddaughter Isla Tenney.Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, June 14, 2024, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Edgar J. Racicot Inc. Funeral Home, 1400 Broadway Rd., Dracut, A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, June 15, 2024, at 10:00 am at St. Francis Church in Dracut, burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Andover. Online condolences may be shared at racicotfuneralhome.com.

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Wed, 12 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joan-levesque-tremblay-1089938048
<![CDATA[Thomas Peter Allain]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/thomas-allain-1089961365<![CDATA[

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Methuen - Thomas Peter Allain passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.Born in Andover February 28, 1932 to Thomas and Phoebe (Bernard) Allain, he was a resident of South Lawrence, Methuen, MA and Ft Myers, FL. Tom served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He worked many years as a floor mechanic for Arlington and Lawrence Floor Covering also for the Gillette Company in Ballardvale until his retirement in1994. A longtime member of the Lawrence Elks where he would play 45's card games and enjoyed spending time with his fellow Elk members. Tom enjoyed spending time in St. Maarten, while also visiting other islands with his wife of 54 years, Patricia (Mannion) Allain, as well as many years with his family at their summer home at Chases Grove, on Big Island Pond, Derry NH. Taking many trips back home to Prince Edward Island to visit his relatives and friends, especially his cousin, Benny Bernard. Their adventures including fishing, clam digging and steaming lobsters. In the winter months he spent his time in Fort Myers with his loved ones and friends at the Pinewood and Brandy Wine communities. After his wife, Patricia succumbed to cancer he courted and eventually married Bernadette Connell who was a good friend and a big help to our mom during her battle with Multiple Myeloma. Tom and "Bernie" enjoyed traveling on cruise ships and enjoyed going to many different casinos and beaches. Beloved husband of Bernadette (Connell) Allain married 10 years. children, Thomas W. Allain and his wife, Carole of Dayton, ME Peter P. Allain and his wife, Mary Ellen (deceased) of Salem, NH Paul M. Allain and his husband, Steven Fairbrother of South Lawrence, MA Susan M. Larocque and her wife Lori Flanagan of Haverhill, MA. He is survived by his brother, Donald and wife Diane, and sister-in-laws Frances and Gail. grandchildren, Lindsay Jones, Danielle Proctor, Stephanie Larocque, Eric Allain, Amy Allain, Krystal Domingos, Peter B. Allain, David Larocque and Thomas C. Allain. great-grandchildren, Zoe, Brayden, Katrina, Kira, Bryan, Aubrie, Luke and Connor. As well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. Tom was predeceased by his son, Bruce Wayne, brothers ,Charles, Bernard, Joseph and his sisters Delores, Doris and Marie.Relatives and friends may call on Monday, June 17th, 2024 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 122 Amesbury Street, Lawrence, MA. His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 18th, 2024 at 9 a.m. in Saint Patrick's Church, 118 S. Broadway, Lawrence, MA. His burial will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence, MA.For online condolences and other information please visit us at www.breenfuneralhome.com.

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Sat, 15 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/thomas-allain-1089961365
<![CDATA[Isobel J. Baade]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/isobel-baade-1090001913<![CDATA[

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Rockport - Isobel Jane Webster (Milne) Baade, 93, of Rockport, died at home on Sunday, May 5, 2024.She was born February 13, 1931, to James Milne and Anne (Smith) Milne in Auchenblae, Scotland.Isobel attended the Northern Counties Training College for Domestic Science and Cookery and went on to teach domestic science to children with disabilities.She met Eric Crull Baade while on vacation in Rome, Italy. They married July 21, 1956, and had two children, David and Anne.She was proficient in needle crafts and had a special interest in quilting. Isobel made over one hundred quilts before becoming legally blind. She supported many institutions and volunteered at several.Isobel is survived by her sister, Anne Nicholson, her daughter, Anne Baade, her son-in-law, Ronald Tanner, and her grandchildren, Isobel Tanner and Maxwell Tanner, as well as her nieces, nephews and extended family.A Celebration of Life will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2024, at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Rockport. There will be a reception following the service. In Lieu of flowers, please make a donation to The American Cancer Society or to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester. For online condolences, please visit www.greelyfuneralhome.com

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Thu, 20 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/isobel-baade-1090001913
<![CDATA[Jasper A. Balsamo]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/jasper-balsamo-1089911802<![CDATA[

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Lawrence - Jasper A. Balsamo, 95, of Methuen, MA, passed away peacefully on Saturday afternoon at the MI Nursing Restorative Center in Lawrence, MA.Jasper was born in Haverhill, MA, the son of the late Anthony and Carmina Rossi; he was educated in the Lawrence schools. Jasper served in the U.S. Army and later worked in construction. He worked at the Lawrence Paperboard Corp. in Lawrence for 33 years.In addition to his parents, Jasper was predeceased by his first wife, Carmeline Balsamo, and his second wife, Maureen Balsamo. He is also pre-deceased by his brother, Frank Rossi.Jasper is survived by his daughters, Donna Balsamo, Jean Marquis and her husband Roger, and Julia Notenboom and her husband Gary. Jasper is also survived by his 4 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Even when dementia took over his mind not a day went by that he didn't ask about and want to speak to his greatgrandchildren, Ava and Ben. He was amazed he could speak with them and see them on the cell phone at the same time. His family was everything to him, he also leaves many nieces, nephews, and friends.You almost made it to 96 years old Dad. You will be greatly missed. Rest in peace.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Thursday, June 13, 2024 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant valley Street, Methuen. A funeral Mass will take place on Friday, June 14, 2024 at 11 a.m. at St. Lucy Parish, 254 Merrimack Street, Methuen. Burial will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence. For directions or to leave a condolence please visit www.cataudellafh.com.

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Sun, 9 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/jasper-balsamo-1089911802
<![CDATA[Robert E. Barney]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/robert-barney-1090083401<![CDATA[

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

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/robert-barney-1090083401
<![CDATA[Matthew H. Baxter]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/matthew-h-baxter-1090102388<![CDATA[

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

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Tue, 9 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/matthew-h-baxter-1090102388
<![CDATA[Orazio Michael "Mike" Bellia]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/orazio-bellia-1089911804<![CDATA[

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Andover - Orazio Michael "Mike" Bellia, 92, passed away November 1, 2023, at High Pointe House in Haverhill, MA, surrounded by his loving family. Born on June 15, 1931, in Andover, MA, he was the son of the late Antonio and Carmela (Cavallaro) Bellia, the husband of the late Mary Frances "Fran" (LaRochelle) Bellia and brother of the late Rose Bellia.Mike spent most of his life on Greenwood Road in Andover, building a house next to his parents, where he and Fran spent 58 years together. A lifelong Catholic, he graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1949 and was the first in his family to attend college. He put himself through Northeastern University, picking green beans in the morning before commuting from home to Boston, to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering.After graduation, Mike served in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany and worked for over 30 years at Raytheon as a mechanical engineer and served a term as President of the Management Club.Mike is survived by his children, Beth Vumbaco and her husband John of Andover MA, Michelle Bellia and her partner, Will Ennis of Portland OR, Lisa Bellia and her husband, Bob Doan of Decatur, GA; his grandchildren, Kyle, Sean, Audrey, Bella, Eliot, Mason, and Carter; his sister, Angela (Bellia) Wakeley of Laconia, NH; and numerous nieces and nephews.Relatives and friends are invited to calling hours on Friday, June 14, 2024, from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley S., Methuen. A funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, June 15, 2024, at 10:00 A.M. at St. Augustine Church, 43 Essex St., Andover. Burial will follow at West Parish Cemetery, Andover. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to High Pointe House Donate Online-Tufts Medicine Care at Home, homehealthfoundation.org.

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Sun, 9 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/orazio-bellia-1089911804
<![CDATA[Roland A. 'Ben' Benoit]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/roland-benoit-1089946555<![CDATA[

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Portsmouth - Roland A. 'Ben' Benoit, 85, a resident of Hampton Beach, NH, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2024 at the Portsmouth Regional Hospital in Portsmouth, NH.The son of the late Wilfred and Jeannette (Houle) Benoit, Ben was born and educated in Lawrence and was a 1957 graduate of Lawrence High School. He went on to attend Merrimack College in North Andover. Ben served in the Military Police in the United States Army Reserves. He retired from Wang Laboratories where he had worked as a Contracts Manager for over 20 years. Despite being French, Ben loved Irish songs and dancing. He loved his numerous trips to Ireland. Ben took great pride in his family, it was the most important thing in his life.Ben is survived by his wife of 64 years Helen M. (Bowler) Benoit, his children: Christopher and his wife, Karen of Methuen, MA, Patricia and her husband, Darrell Marroncelli of Hampton, NH, and James and his wife Jaime of Lawrence, MA. He is also survived by a sister, Carol Auerbach of Alabama as well as his grandchildren: David and his wife Kristen Marroncelli, Kristen and her husband Gabriel Vicente, and Nicholas Benoit, Hannah Benoit, Sean Benoit and Shane Benoit. He is also survived by great-grandchildren, Austin Marroncelli and Trip, Tyler and Benny Vicente, as well as several nieces and nephews.Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Monday, June 17, 2024, at 11:30 a.m. in St. Michael's Church, 196 Main Street, North Andover, MA. Burial will take place at a later date. A celebration of Ben's life will immediately follow the Funeral Mass at the Irish Cottage, 17 Branch Street, Methuen, MA. Memorial contributions in Ben's memory are strongly encouraged to be made to the Parkinson's Foundation - New England Chapter, Attn: Donor Services 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800 Miami, FL 33131, or go to NewEngland@Parkinson.org. To send an online condolence or for more information, please go to www.breenfuneralhome.com.

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Thu, 13 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/roland-benoit-1089946555
<![CDATA[Lorraine E. (Zangari) Bilodeau]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/lorraine-bilodeau-1090077860<![CDATA[

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

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Sun, 30 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/lorraine-bilodeau-1090077860
<![CDATA[Kathleen S. Birch]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/kathleen-birch-1090095475<![CDATA[

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

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Sat, 6 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/kathleen-birch-1090095475
<![CDATA[Eleanor L. Blinn]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/eleanor-blinn-1090083420<![CDATA[

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

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/eleanor-blinn-1090083420
<![CDATA[William N. Blouin]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/william-blouin-1090056743<![CDATA[

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

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Thu, 27 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/william-blouin-1090056743
<![CDATA[Robert Bobek]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/robert-bobek-1090056741<![CDATA[

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

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Thu, 27 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/robert-bobek-1090056741
<![CDATA[Beth Ann (Bentz) Bond]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/beth-ann-bond-1090076603<![CDATA[

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

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Wed, 3 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/beth-ann-bond-1090076603
<![CDATA[Lawrence A. "Joe" Buswell]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/lawrence-buswell-1090001916<![CDATA[

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Kingston - Kingston, NH: Lawrence A. "Joe" Buswell, 85, a resident of Kingston (formerly of Plaistow), died Sunday, June 16, 2024, at Exeter Hospital, after a brief illness.Born and raised in East Kingston, he was the son of the late Ralph and Etta (Webster) Buswell. He graduated from Sanborn Seminary with the Class of 1956 and attended Plymouth State College.Mr. Buswell attended Barber school and in 1961 purchased Joe's Barber Shop on Main Street in Plaistow. He was fondly referred to as "Joe the Barber" by many over the forty-four years he owned the business. He was known to occasionally perform a few magic or card tricks for customers. In 1977 he, his wife, Gertrude and sister-in-law, Penny Southwick purchased lakefront property in Kingston and over the years built and operated Country Shore Camping Area. Joe spent many hours on his John Deere tractor working at the campground with a big smile and a wave to everyone who passed by.He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Plaistow and former member of the Plaistow Lions Club. He was a 70- year member of the Wingold Grange of East Kingston. He also served on the Plaistow Volunteer Fire Department for many years and as a deputy of Co.2 for several years. Some will recall him running from the Barber Shop to the old firehouse if there was a call during the day.A devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, he most enjoyed the times he spent with his large family including his wife, three children, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. When his family was young, they spent the summers enjoying life on the lake including boating, swimming, water skiing and hosting cookouts for family and friends. In later years, he and his wife traveled the country in their motorhome and spent their winter months in Largo Florida enjoying golf, he even scored a hole-in-one. Joe was quite a card and cribbage shark, quiet but crafty and strategic. He enjoyed reading and playing free-cell solitaire of which, he had a hefty win total.Mr. Buswell was predeceased in 2017 by his loving wife of fifty-nine years, Gertrude (Southwick) Buswell. They were high school sweethearts, met when they were 16, married at 21 and had 3 children within 4 years. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his son, Lawrence A. "Larry" Buswell, Jr. of Kingston, two daughters Lori A. Buswell of Kingston and Lynda Mailhot and her husband Walter of Plaistow; eight grandchildren, Melanie, David, Jeannie, Jesse, Samantha, Maggie, Margie and Millie; seven great-grandchildren, Taylor, Abby, Jackson, Maddie, Riley, Max and Corey; two brothers Stanley Buswell of Upper St. Clair, PA, and Leonard Buswell and his wife Mary of Haverhill, a brother-in-law Lincoln West of Exeter, a sister-in-law Priscilla Southwick of Kingston and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by brothers, Ralph Buswell, Jr. and Russell Buswell, and sisters, Marie West and Elsie St. Laurent.Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service to be held on Monday, June 24, 2024, at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 122 Main Street, Plaistow. In lieu of flowers, consider a donation in his name to First Baptist Church of Plaistow, 122 Main St, Plaistow, NH 03865. Arrangements are under the direction of Brookside Chapel & Funeral Home of Plaistow, NH. To send a message of condolence to the family or to share a cherished memory, please visit: www.brooksidechapelfh.com.

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Thu, 20 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/lawrence-buswell-1090001916
<![CDATA[Sheila A. Callahan]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/sheila-callahan-1090024801<![CDATA[

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

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Sun, 23 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/sheila-callahan-1090024801
<![CDATA[James K. Cameron]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/james-cameron-1090018393<![CDATA[

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

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Sat, 22 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/james-cameron-1090018393
<![CDATA[Patricia F. Canney]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/patricia-canney-1089946553<![CDATA[

The Villages - Patricia F. Canney, 83, passed away on June 7, 2024. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who will be deeply missed by all who knew her.She was born in Haverhill, MA on February 28,1941, daughter of the late William and Frances (Weiand) Bramley. She enjoyed a wonderful home shared by her parents and grandparents and became an X-ray technician and worked in healthcare in the Merrimack Valley for 40 years. She thrived at teaching and supporting her coworkers in her management role.Pat settled in Atkinson, NH. She loved spending time with her husband Mike, camping, boating, traveling, and then more recently enjoying all the benefits of retirement in Florida. She loved family more than anything and has enjoyed watching her family grow. She leaves behind four children, 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was always quick to smile and share in the festivities; she loved family events.In her free time, Pat enjoyed reading, cooking, ice skating, dancing, and visiting the beach. She was eager to share a story and to share her knowledge and compassion with others. She was an active member of her community, volunteering for various events, and the first to offer her time and skills to all who needed her help.Pat is survived by her loving husband, Bradford (Mike), a daughter, Michelle and her husband Joe, a stepson, Jeff and his wife Betty Ann, a stepson, Joe and his wife Lori, and a daughter, Melissa and her husband Dan. Grandchildren: Ashley, Garrett, Mikaela, Joey, Brian, Ashley, Nicholas, Jade, Allie, Amanda, Taryn, Grace, and James as well as four great-grandchildren.A celebration of her life will be held at a later date in NH. Family requests that any donations be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research at https://www.michaeljfox.org/.

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Thu, 13 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/patricia-canney-1089946553
<![CDATA[Sandra J. (Faxon) Carleton]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/sandra-carleton-1090083400<![CDATA[

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

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/sandra-carleton-1090083400
<![CDATA[Thomas R. Chapman, Jr]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/thomas-chapman-jr-1090018391<![CDATA[

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

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Sat, 22 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/thomas-chapman-jr-1090018391
<![CDATA[Joseph Paul Charbonneau]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joseph-charbonneau-1090018396<![CDATA[

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

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Sat, 22 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joseph-charbonneau-1090018396
<![CDATA[Daniel J. Chernesky]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/daniel-chernesky-1089968167<![CDATA[

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Haverhill - Daniel J. Chernesky, 88, husband of the late Lillian T. (Goudreault) German-Chernesky, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 13 at his home in Haverhill.Born in Haverhill on June 26, 1935, he was the son of the late Joseph and Rose (Kiarsis) Chernesky. Educated in Haverhill Public Schools, he was a graduate of Haverhill Trade School, Class of 1953. A Korean War Veteran, Daniel enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1958. He worked in the maintenance department of Northern Essex Community College for 31 years; he also enjoyed spending time following the stock market. Daniel will be remembered as a loving son, husband, brother and uncle by those he leaves behind.Daniel is survived by his brother Edward P. Chernesky and his wife Karen, and his sister Elinor J. Chernesky, all of Haverhill. He also leaves behind his nieces and nephews; Edmund "Mickey" Chernesky, Kerriann Maclean, Lynn Rose Lareau, Michael Kimball, Lauren Kimball, Dona Cunningham, and Gail Cunningham. He was predeceased by his wife Lillian T. German-Chernesky, and his brother Edmund J. Chernesky.Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours from 4 until 7 P.M. on Tuesday, June 18 at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 19 at 11 A.M. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Lithuanian Cemetery, Bradford. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in his name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude place, Memphis, TN 38105. Please visit www.comeaufuneralhome.com or Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook.

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Sun, 16 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/daniel-chernesky-1089968167
<![CDATA[Amblean Coppola]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/amblean-coppola-1090096932<![CDATA[

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

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Sun, 7 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/amblean-coppola-1090096932
<![CDATA[Maude E. (Hardy) Cote]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/maude-cote-1090102387<![CDATA[

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

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Tue, 9 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/maude-cote-1090102387
<![CDATA[Robert N. Cratty]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/robert-cratty-1089961359<![CDATA[

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Andover - Robert "Bob" Nevers Cratty, 98, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 10, at Prescott House in North Andover. Robert was born in Patten, Maine on September 30, 1925, son of the late Bernard Cratty and Jayne Nevers Cratty. He attended Patten Academy and enlisted in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946. After serving his country, Bob attended the University of Maine under the G.I. Bill, majoring in Agriculture. Bob fell in love with Jeannine Fitzgerald, at a sweetheart dance and they married in 1949 and settled in Patten where he taught high school until 1952. Upon accepting a position with the Federal Land Bank, Bob moved his family to Springfield, Massachusetts until 1957 when he accepted a position with the Farm Credit Administration and moved his family to Morrisville, Vermont. In 1960, there would be one final move for Bob and his family to Andover, Massachusetts when he began a successful career with Blue Seal Feeds, Inc.(H.K. Webster Company) of Lawrence, Massachusetts as vice president of credit. Bob retired in 1990.Bob was a member of South Church in Andover for 61 years, teaching Sunday school and serving on many boards and committees throughout his active years. He loved a good sermon. Every night he read from a book of prayers he received when he was 18 years old that he kept on his bedside table. Bob loved working in his garden and digging in the dirt. As a young boy living in Aroostook County, Maine "potato country," he picked potatoes for pennies a barrel. Every year, Bob would sow his seeds and tend his garden for hours on end and reap the results of his hard work. Bob was a man of immense humor and wisdom, cherishing every moment spent with his loved ones telling stories. He loved telling a good joke and he'd laugh harder than anyone else.After the death of his wife, Jeannine in 1995, Bob found love again when he met Mary "Betty" Murray while attending a local swing dance. Bob and Betty danced and traveled and shared a life together, lasting more than two decades, enjoying life well into their retirement years.Bob's life will forever be cherished in the lives of his children: Barry Cratty and his wife, Norma of Andover, Cynthia Slauter and her husband, Steven of Katy, TX; his grandchildren: Jeff Cratty and his wife, Kimberly of Andover, Daniel Cratty and his wife, Marjan of Andover, Emily Cratty Dunn and her husband, Rob of Methuen, Stephanie Slauter Steudel and her husband, Zachary of Springtown, TX, and Samantha Slauter of Katy TX; his great-grandchildren: Sophia, Miles, Henry, Caroline, Lorelai, Maximilian, Vivienne, and Bennett; and his long-time companion, Mary Murray of Nashua, NH.Bob is predeceased by his wife, Jeannine Fitzgerald Cratty, his son, William Cratty, and his older brother Arthur Cratty.There will be a memorial gathering at Conte Funeral Home, 28 Florence Street in Andover on Thursday, June 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. A Celebration of Life will be held at South Church, 41 Central Street in Andover on Friday, June 21 at 11 a.m.The family wishes to extend sincere thanks and gratitude to Mary "Betty" Murray for her unending love and devotion; and the staff at Atria Marland Place in Andover and Prescott House in North Andover, for their loving care.

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Sat, 15 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/robert-cratty-1089961359
<![CDATA[Edna A. (Daigle) Croteau]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/edna-croteau-1089961366<![CDATA[

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North Andover - Edna A. (Daigle) Croteau, 97, of Methuen, MA, passed away surrounded by her loving son's on Monday June 10, 2024, at the Prescott House in North Andover, MA. She was the widow of Robert P. Croteau.Born and raised in Lawrence, MA, she was the daughter of the late Adelard and Regina (Heon) Daigle. Edna was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School, in Lawrence, MA, Class of 1944.Edna was a long time member at the Rainbow Club, at St. Theresa's, where she was a regular at Tuesday 45's and bingo. She was an avid bowler and loved to travel. Most of all she cherished her time with her grandchildren.Edna will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her sons, J. Robert Croteau and his wife, Sharon of Methuen, Gerard Croteau and his wife, Cynthia of Methuen, MA, daughter-in-law, Chantal Croteau of Derry, NH, grandchildren, Michael, Alicia, Jacqueline, Matthew, Richard, greatgrandchildren, Adelyn, Violet, Ella, Ivy, Jillian, Charles, Benjamin, Landon, Madison, Shea, Colt, and Jose. Edna is predeceased by her son, Kevin Croteau, granddaughter, Crystal, brothers, Albert Daigle, and Jean-Marie Daigle. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Emma Dumont, and many nieces and nephews.The Croteau family would like to express their gratitude to the nurses and staff at the Prescott House, for the love and care she received while a resident there. And also, thank you to her roommate of seven years, Agnes.Relatives and friends are kindly invited to calling hours on Monday June 17, 2024, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held the next morning, June 18, 2024, at 10 a.m., in St. Theresa Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, 22 Plymouth St., Methuen, MA. Burial to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, 80 Corbett St., Andover, MA.For Directions or to send a message of condolence to the family, please visit www.pollardfuneralhome.comThe Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Croteau family.

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Sat, 15 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/edna-croteau-1089961366
<![CDATA[Nancy M. Ippolito Daniels]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/nancy-daniels-1090018397<![CDATA[

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

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Wed, 26 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/nancy-daniels-1090018397
<![CDATA[Donna F. Das]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/donna-das-1089928876<![CDATA[

Methuen - Donna F. Das, 79, of Methuen, MA, suddenly passed away at Lawrence General Hospital on Sunday, June 9, 2024, surrounded by her loving family. Born on January 19, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Gertrude (Mulligan) Das. A lifelong resident of Methuen, MA, she worked many years in the accounting department of Beacon Electric.Donna will be dearly missed and is survived by her loving son, Mark and his wife Joanne of North Andover, MA; brother, Stanley Das and his wife Mary Jane of South Carolina, as well as by her niece Andrea of South Carolina, nephew Eric and his wife Rana and their daughter Veneta of Connecticut, and several cousins. Known as Nana Donna by the Drane family of Lowell; Crystal, Patrick, John and Lucy.Per the family, all services will be private with help from Cataudella Funeral Home.

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Tue, 11 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/donna-das-1089928876
<![CDATA[John J. "Jack" Davis]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/john-davis-1090040376<![CDATA[

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

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Tue, 25 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/john-davis-1090040376
<![CDATA[Roger "Rocco" Anthony DelliColli]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/roger-dellicolli-1089928884<![CDATA[

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Lyman - Roger "Rocco" Anthony DelliColli, 85, of Lyman, NH and Lawrence, MA, passed away on May 31, 2024. He was born in Lawrence on November 6, 1938, the son of the late Angelo and Barbara (Licciardi) DelliColli of Lawrence. He was a beloved husband and father and is survived by his loving wife, Pamela DelliColli of Lyman, NH, and his sons, Jeffrey DelliColli of South Hampton, NH and James Farr of Lyman, NH. Roger enjoyed the outdoors and loved playing jazz drums and chess. The family would like to acknowledge his service to his country -- he retired honorably from the U.S. Army as a disabled veteran. He will be deeply and profoundly missed. His legacy of service and love for family and life will forever be cherished.A private service will be held to honor, remember, and celebrate the life of Roger. In lieu of flowers, donations to charities close to his heart would be greatly appreciated. Please divide any donations between: Disabled American Veterans (DAV) AND Second Chance Animal Rescue, Littleton, NH

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Tue, 11 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/roger-dellicolli-1089928884
<![CDATA[Joseph F. Devaney]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joseph-devaney-1090040370<![CDATA[

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

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Tue, 25 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joseph-devaney-1090040370
<![CDATA[Michael John Donahue]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/michael-donahue-1089928879<![CDATA[

Tewksbury - Michael John Donahue, 74, passed away peacefully on June 5, 2024, at the Blaire House of Tewksbury. Born on May 26, 1950, at Fort Devens in Ayer, MA, Michael was the beloved son of the late Thomas F. Donahue and the late Blanche B. (Sadzewicz) Jabour. He was raised in Lawrence, where he graduated from Lawrence High School before proudly serving his country in the United States Marine Corps.Michael's life was marked by deep faith and resilience. A devoted member of the Trinity Church of the Nazarene in North Haverhill, NH, his spirituality was a cornerstone of his life. Michael loved taking long walks, and fishing, however his greatest joy was his family, particularly his "baby sister" and his siblings, he loved all the children. Michael's generosity was evident in the simple pleasures he shared with them, such as trips to Friendly's for ice cream, where his kindness extended to other families as well. An accomplished trumpet player, he enjoyed marching with the Eagles Band, showcasing his musical talents.Michael is survived by his loving siblings: Marilyn A. Farris and her husband Michael of South Ryegate, VT, Diane Donahue of Methuen, formerly of South Lawrence, Thomas Donahue, and his wife Darlene of Plaistow, NH, Susan Dolan and her husband Kevin of N. Andover, MA. He also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, and their families who brought him immense pride and happiness, including Tami Bouvier her husband Jason Bouvier and their children Miranda, Carrie, Rachel, and Jamie; Edward Soucie, his wife Lauren and their son Caleb; Sherri Leeman, her husband Eric and their son Finley; Sarah Goujon and her three children Haley, Amber and Zach; Karen Belair, Tina Borelli and her husband Steve, and their children Bob Kaylor and Salvatore Borelli; Pam Kearney and her husband Dave and their children Rileigh and Brady; Thomas Donahue Jr. and his wife Gina and their children Ava and Gracie.Michael is also remembered by his late stepfather Joseph Jabour, his late uncle Charles Donahue, his living aunt Tina Alliette of Methuen, and his late aunt Louise Donahue of Methuen.Michael's legacy of love, faith, and generosity will forever be cherished by all who knew him. His family would like to thank everyone at the Blaire House of Tewksbury, for the care he received and the friendships he made over these past few difficult years.You are welcome to attend his funeral service on Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 5:00 PM at the Lowell First Church of the Nazarene, 1195 Varnum Ave, Lowell, MA 01854. Arrangements by the Tewksbury Funeral Home, 1 Dewey Street, Tewksbury, MA 01876. Please consider making a donation in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS, 66675-8516 and please direct floral deliveries to the funeral home.

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Tue, 11 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/michael-donahue-1089928879
<![CDATA[Diane J. Donahue]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/diane-donahue-1089985736<![CDATA[

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Lawrence - Diane Joy Donahue, 72, of Lawrence, MA, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 16, 2024, at Cedar View Rehab, surrounded by her loving daughters. Born on February 8, 1952, she was the daughter of Thomas Donahue and Blanche (Sadzewicz) Jabour.Raised and educated in Methuen, MA, Diane graduated from Tenney High. She was a kind and caring woman with a giving spirit; she was very charitable, donated to St. Jude every month, and would always help others in need. Diane had a bright smile and lit up every room she walked in. She loved her family more than anything and enjoyed tea parties with her granddaughters. She was a very hard worker, provided for her family, and made goodies for her neighbors. In her free time, Diane took trips to the beach, sang karaoke, and played bingo. An avid bowler, she was on several bowling leagues, and now her daughters love to bowl as well.Diane is pre-deceased by her brother, Michael Donahue and beloved sister, Susan Dolan.Diane will be dearly missed and is survived by her loving daughters, Karen Belair of Methuen, MA, Tina Borrelli and her husband Stephen of Manchester, NH, and Sarah Goujon of Derry, NH; siblings, Thomas Donahue and his wife Darlene of NH, and Marilyn Farris and her husband Michael of VT; as well as her beloved grandchildren: Robert Kaylor and his fiancé Grace Adekoya, Salvatore Borrelli, Haley Goujon, Amber Reid, and Zackary Reid. Diane is also survived by her great-granddaughter, Cecilia Kaylor; Diane's fiancé, Chester Ellenwood; and several nieces and nephews.In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Diane's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Saturday, June 22, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Cataudella funeral home, 126 Pleasant Valley Street, Methuen, MA. A funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel at 4:00 PM. For directions or to leave a condolence please visit www.cataudellafh.com.

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Tue, 18 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/diane-donahue-1089985736
<![CDATA[Leo Michael Donovan]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/leo-donovan-1089968190<![CDATA[

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North Andover - Leo Michael Donovan, age 98 passed into the loving arms of Jesus on Saturday, June 15, 2024. He was born and raised in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the youngest child of the late Elizabeth (Coughlin) and Michael Donovan, brother to the late Sister Mary Donovan SC and the late Margaret (Peggy) Hynes.Leo graduated from Lawrence High School in 1943 and enrolled in the United States Navy soon after. A veteran of battles in both Normandy and Iwo Jima, where he was wounded, he was a recipient of the Purple Heart and was honorably discharged in 1946. After returning home he started a career with the New England Telephone Co. that would span more than three decades. In 1957, he married Marguerite McGillan and together they raised two children, Daniel and MaryJean, in a home they built in North Andover and lived in for 54 years until they moved to Brightview in North Andover in 2015. Known for his fabulous sense of humor and love of an amusing story, Leo was a friend to many including his lifelong high school friends whom he spent many summer days with on the beaches of New Hampshire, fellow employees at NE Telephone, many steadfast and spirited North Andover couples and countless people at Brightview, including residents, staff and those who helped lovingly care for him in his last few years. His profound interest in and concern for others was his unique and God given gift. A man of great faith, he lived out an example of love, compassion and empathy in all of his interactions, whether with a beloved family member, close friend, cherished caretaker or even a stranger. Fueled by a genuine desire to bring joy, laughter and meaning to every encounter he had with others, he greeted all with a warm and infectious smile, a bit of hard earned wisdom and a genuine curiosity about their lives and those of their families. Leo's family was his greatest accomplishment and a source of immense delight, comfort and pride. He and Marguerite treasured time with their children and grandchildren, especially during the many summers they spent together on the beaches of Ogunquit, Maine.He is predeceased by his devoted wife of 62 years, Marguerite and is survived by his adoring children, Daniel (Janet) and MaryJean Massimino (R.C.) loving grandchildren Caitlin Neumeier (Clay), Erin Swanson (Ryan), Leo (Jillian), Grace, Matthew, Roland and Rocco, his precious great grandchildren Holly, June, Morgan, Carly and Donovan James, many caring nieces and nephews and his dear in laws Kathleen McGillan, Sister Marilyn McGillan A.P.B. and John Sweeney.Visitation will take place at Conte Funeral Home in North Andover on Thursday, June 20th 9:00 to 11:00 a.m followed by a funeral mass at 11:30 a.m. at Saint Michael's Church in North Andover where Leo was a parishioner for many years. Burial will follow at Ridgewood Cemetery in North Andover. In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations to the Disabled American Veterans at DAV.org or VFW Post 2104 32 Park Street North Andover, Mass 01845.

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Sun, 16 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/leo-donovan-1089968190
<![CDATA[Maureen Bernadette Donovan]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/maureen-bernadette-donovan-1089968179<![CDATA[

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Yuma - Maureen Bernadette Donovan, 86, passed away at her home in Yuma, AZ on May 8, 2024. Born and raised in Methuen, she was the daughter of the late Augustine and Maud (Chivall) Donovan. Maureen graduated from Tenney High School, Class of 1955. After high school she worked for many years at Malden Mills, then had a long career at Lawrence General Hospital in Medical Records, Ambulatory Care and the Business office until her retirement. She enjoyed spending time with her kids and their families, traveling, walking on the beach and reading. Maureen was the beloved wife of Raymond Fabian of Yuma, AZ. She was the loving mother of Catherine Cutlip and her husband Jeffery of Pocahontas, AR, Colleen Krop of Hooksett, NH, Wayne Hebert and his wife Kim of Berlin, NH, Christopher Hebert and his wife Maria of Aubrey, TX and Kevin Hebert of Pelham, NH. She was the cherished grandmother of Bethany, Alysa, Keith, Tabitha, Kaitlyn and Macayla and great-grandchildren Leo, Etta, Eliana, Haylin and baby girl Lainey on the way, as well as several nieces and nephews. Maureen was predeceased in death by her parents, Augustine and Maud (Chivall) Donovan, her brothers and their spouses Henry (Rita) and Donald (Cornelia), her favorite aunt Dorothy (Chivall) Thornley as well as a great granddaughter Addison Grace, great grandson Chase Mitchell and son in law Mark Krop. Her family would like to thank Southwestern Palliative Care and Hospice in Yuma, AZ for the care they gave to her.Visitation for relatives and friends will be held in the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen on Thursday June 20, 2024 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Interment will be private. At the family's request, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Alzheimer's and Dementia research, Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 8th Avenue, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10001. To view the full obituary of sign the online guest book, please visit: www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Donovan Family.

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Sun, 16 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/maureen-bernadette-donovan-1089968179
<![CDATA[Isabel C. Dowe]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/isabel-dowe-1089968168<![CDATA[

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Lawrence - Isabel C. Dowe, 94, of Lawrence, died on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at her home surrounded by her loving family.Isabel was born in Lawrence on October 8, 1929, and was the daughter of Charles M. and Isabel (Martin) Chevalier.Isabel was raised in Lawrence and was a graduate of St. Mary's High School. After high school she met and married her loving husband Walter and began to raise a family. She was very spiritual and sang in the choir, was a member of Bread and Roses, the Edgar Casey group and was into meditation. She loved to travel and made trips to Ireland and Aruba. Most of all she loved spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Isabel was the loving wife of the late Walter M. Dowe. She was the loving mother of Walter Dowe and his wife Monica of Raymond, NH, Susan Dowe of Bangor, ME, Patty Wilson and her husband Bob of Londonderry, NH, Pamela Toscano and her husband Joseph of Manchester, NH, Mary-Ann Dowe of Derry, NH, Donna Crumley of Hudson, NH, the late Kathy Kelliher and the late Michael Dowe. She was the cherished grandmother of Heidi Dowe, Krista Grant, Jennifer Porter and husband Eric, Dianna Kelliher, Erica Noviello and husband Freddy, Melissa Wilson, Ashley Wilson and her partner Joey Parzych, Joshua Wilson and his wife Alyssa, Tara Cretol and her husband Eric, Jaimy Curtin and her husband Ryan, Brittany Toscano and her partner Jose Badoya, Kristen Crumley, Carter Crumley, Raquel Crumley and her wife Katie, and Christian Dowe. She is also survived by several great-grandchildren. She was the sister of Paul Chevalier and his wife, Marilyn of Alaska, Brian Chevalier and his wife, Dottiann of N. Hampton, NH, David Chevalier and his wife, Robin of Vermont and the late Bob Chevalier, the late Charlie Chevalier, and the late William Chevalier. She was also the sister-in-law of Ginny Chevalier of Peterborough, NH and Barbara Chevalier of Hudson, NH.Visitation for relatives and friends will be held in the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held in St. Monica Church, 212 Lawrence St., Methuen on Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. Interment, St. Mary-Immaculate Conception Cemetery, 29 Barker St., Lawrence.To view the full obituary of sign the online guest book, please visit: www.pollardfuneralhome.com.The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Dowe Family.

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Sun, 16 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/isabel-dowe-1089968168
<![CDATA[Nana J. (Garvin) Dunn]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/nana-dunn-1089928889<![CDATA[

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Gloucester - Nana J. Dunn, 83, of Magnolia, MA formerly of Andover, MA passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, June 1, 2024. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of William and Mary Ruth Garvin.Nana was predeceased by her husband, Deacon Daniel A. Dunn in 2018, and her daughter, Susan (Dunn) Raymond in 2019.She is survived by her children Catherine and her husband Michael Calisi of Methuen, MA. Richard and his wife Christine Dunn of Methuen, MA, Christopher and his wife Tiffany Dunn of Mickleton, NJ. Son-in-law, Brian Raymond of Methuen, MA. Her grandchildren Jessica and Paul Raymond, Lauren and Kristen Calder, Drew and Jack Dunn, and Lila and Felicity Dunn. Her brothers, Terry Garvin of Avinger, Texas and the late William Garvin of Costa Mesa, California. She is also survived by her brothers-in-law Richard Dunn and his wife Charlene of Mill Valley, CA, and the late Michael Dunn of Evanston, IL, her sister-in-law Doris Garvin of Costa Mesa, CA as well as several nieces and nephews.Nana received her Associates degree from Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, MA, and a Bachelor's degree from Merrimack College, North Andover, MA. Her work as a yoga teacher and interest in spiritual well-being precipitated her to pursue her Masters in Divinity degree from the Seminary of Spiritual Peacemaking, Ashland, OR. As a spiritual peacemaker and ordained minister, her work was a great part of her life. In her last chapter, she became an advocate for end-of-life choices, living out her beliefs. She gained much support from Compassion and Choices, an organization empowering individuals to chart their end of life journey.Nana's family is deeply thankful and appreciative for all those who have cared for and supported her over the past year.A Celebration of Life for Nana will be held at a later date. Contributions may be made in Nana's memory to Compassion and Choices Processing Center, PO Box 485, Etna, NH 03750. Arrangements by Campbell Funeral Home, 61 Middle Street, Gloucester. Condolences at www.campbellfuneralhome.com.

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Tue, 11 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/nana-dunn-1089928889
<![CDATA[Donna Cameron Ellsworth]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/donna-ellsworth-1090102403<![CDATA[

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

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Tue, 9 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/donna-ellsworth-1090102403
<![CDATA[Jane Evans]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/jane-evans-1090001910<![CDATA[

Haverhill - Jane Evans, 87, of Haverhill, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2024, at her residence.She was born in Naliboki Poland on August 2, 1936, daughter of the late John and Anna (Farbotko) Grygorcewicz.Jane was educated in Poland during a very challenging time in our world's history amidst World War II. She immigrated to the United States in 1953 and graduated from Haverhill High School with the Class of 1955. She worked many years until her retirement as an Assembler at Lucent Technologies.She was a kind, caring and loving person. She cared about everyone and would do anything for anyone.Jane is predeceased by her loving husband Vernon Evans who passed away in 2005.She is survived by her cousins Jessie McNulty and her husband John of Boxford, Paul Grygorcewicz of Quincy, Joseph Grygorcewicz of Quincy, John Grygorcewicz of South Boston, and Frank Grygorcewicz of Washington state.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her visitation on Monday, June 24 from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. in the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St., Bradford. Her Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 A.M. in Sacred Hearts Church, 165 South Main St., Bradford. Interment will follow in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Haverhill.To share a memory or for more information, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com

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Thu, 20 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/jane-evans-1090001910
<![CDATA[Thomas Michael Fichera]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/thomas-fichera-1089928882<![CDATA[

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Lawrence - Thomas M. Fichera Jr. a.k.a. (T-Man) 54 of Lawrence Mass passed away from Natural Causes on May 30th 2024.He was Born at Bon Secours Hospital in Methuen on June 20th, 1969. He went to the Voke Tech School and Auto Body was what he chose. For almost 10 years he worked at Giordanos Gas Station, and he most recently worked for Solo Cup.He is Survived by his (Brother) Mark (Bianca) Fichera of Lowell; (Sister) Leigh (Mike) Roy, His (4) Children. Thomas (Emily) Scharn of Seabrook NH; Samantha Lynn Scharn of Lawrence; Kristen Leigh Scharn of Salem NH; and Devon Fichera of Lawrence; His youngest.(UNCLE) Joseph M Plagenza of Derry NH; His (3) (Grandchildren) Nemiah, Amelia and Yoelis.He was loved by his Nieces and Nephews and had many. Vivia (niece) in particular who Loves Uncle Tommy and (NEPHEW) Phoenix who absolutely Adores him and Always had a Smile Ear to Ear when we visited.WE LOVE YOU TOMMY AND WE WILL NEVER FORGET YOU,

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Tue, 11 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/thomas-fichera-1089928882
<![CDATA[Thelma Forman]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/thelma-forman-1090096917<![CDATA[

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

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Sun, 7 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/thelma-forman-1090096917
<![CDATA[Mrs. Dorothy T. (Riccio) Fortuna]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/mrs-dorothy-fortuna-1090018399<![CDATA[

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

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Wed, 26 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/mrs-dorothy-fortuna-1090018399
<![CDATA[Leslie E. Fox]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/leslie-fox-1090083407<![CDATA[

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

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/leslie-fox-1090083407
<![CDATA[Raymond F. Galinsky]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/raymond-galinsky-1089994104<![CDATA[

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Haverhill - Raymond F. Galinsky died peacefully with his wife and family by his side on June 18, 2024. He was a lifelong resident of Haverhill, son of Frank and Sarah (Antkowiak) Galinsky.Ray graduated from Haverhill High School, class of 1955. He was a Korean War Veteran in the United States Air Force where he was a crew chief on a B25 aircraft on flying status stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, NM.He went on to receive his associates in fire science from North Shore Community College. He retired as a lieutenant and EMT from the Haverhill Fire Department after 40 years of service. Ray was badly burnt in on February 7, 1988 while searching for children on the second floor of a building fire. He was honored at the Haverhill Stadium on July 4, 1988 for his outstanding courage and heroism.Ray was a member of St. James Parish and the St. James Holy Name, AMVETS Post 147, Local 1011 of the Massachusetts Professional Firefighter Union, The Haverhill Firemen's Relief Association, The Haverhill Fire Department Credit Union.Ray is survived by his devoted wife of nearly 65 years, Nancy T. (Dufour) Galinsky of Haverhill; sons William F. Galinsky and Stephen C. Galinsky and wife Marisa; grandchildren William F. Galinsky, Jr. and wife Suzanne and Stephany A. (Galinsky) Jackson and husband Jonathan; brother of the late Dorothy B. Galinsky who passed September 17, 2021.Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 23, in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 S. Main Street, Haverhill from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. Services will begin on Monday in the funeral home at 9:00 AM. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. James Church 185 Winter Street, Haverhill at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow with Haverhill Fire Department and U.S. Air Force Honors in St. James Cemetery, Primrose Street, Haverhill. For guestbook, visit www.driscollcares.com

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Wed, 19 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/raymond-galinsky-1089994104
<![CDATA[William D. Geary]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/william-geary-1089985738<![CDATA[

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Lawrence - A self described independent spirit who shunned the limelight, Bill had an adventurous soul which saw him drive cross country as a young man long before GPS' and Google Maps ever existed with only a Rand-McNally atlas and a sense of adventure. He also hitchhiked his way across the USA with his backpack on his back on a few occasions. WIlliam Daniel Geary, 65, of Lawrence, passed away Friday, June 14, 2024.Bill was born in Lawrence in 1959 to Daniel Edward Geary and Mary (Bettencourt) Geary. Bill attended Lawrence Public Schools including the Essex Street School, Bruce School, and Oliver Jr High School. Bill graduated from Lawrence High School in 1977. While attending public schools, Bill played CYO basketball for St. Augustine's in Tower Hill, Lawrence. Several years later, he returned to coach youth basketball culminating in a championship season at the Lawrence Boys and Girls Club. Bill also attended and graduated from the University of Lowell, focusing on history and secondary education.Being the oldest of seven children, Bill was the typical oldest child - independent and self driven. After graduating college, Bill drove cross country by answering an ad in a magazine and settled in Thousand Oaks, CA for a couple of years. He later enjoyed several hitchhiking trips across the USA. Prior to embracing his love for being "On the Road" following one of his early heroes from another Massachusetts mill town, Jack Kerouac, Bill was very involved in coaching youth basketball at the Lawrence Boys and GIrls club where he was once named "Boy of the Year".Bill loved history. He shared this passion with hundreds of students over the years as a history teacher at Lawrence High School for 25 years before retiring several years ago. Although known as a "strict" teacher, students throughout the years came to know and respect him as a conscientious teacher who truly cared about them and their success. He knew their struggles but recognized their potential and worked tirelessly to have them recognize it as well. After retiring from Lawrence High School, Bill worked as a cook for Carleen's Coffee Shop. He also stayed sharp employing his keen sense of humor and cutting debating skills while working as a bartender for Hayes Tavern where he leaves behind many friends.Bill was also an avid reader and one of the most intellectually honest people to walk the earth. His sense of morals, ethics and justice were well developed and he always argued for the "common man". Bill also was an avid writer, both prose and poetry, influenced by such greats as Kerouac, Ginsburg, Burroughs, and Cassady. Earlier in life, Bill enjoyed works by Bradbury, Orwell and Hesse.Bill loved music, especially the blues. He co-owned and operated an alternative music store in Newburyport in the early 1980's. He maintained an extensive collection of all genres of music in a variety of forms; including an impressive collection of the one true medium of music - vinyl. Bill enjoyed running, riding his bike, and spending time at the beach. In his younger years, he was known to be a fairly decent body surfer and never hesitated to test his skills later on as well. Bill greatly enjoyed spending time with his siblings and nieces and nephews. Bill was famous for his early arrivals and silent Irish goodbyes at family gatherings - valuing big quality over limited quantity. His yearly Christmas gift, orange chocolate balls, to everyone will be sorely missed.Bill was predeceased by his parents, Daniel and Mary. He is survived by his six siblings, Kevin and wife Stacey West of Sandown, NH; Timothy and wife Cynthia of Claremont, CA; Stephan and wife Stacey of Merrimack, NH; Ellen and husband John Farrington of Atkinson, NH, Frances (Fran) and husband Ehab Morcos of Nashua, NH; and Mary of Atkinson, NH. Bill is also survived by his 16 nieces and nephews: Emily, Conor, Riordan, Phoebe, Josie, Fiona, Liam, Catherine, Jonathan, Matthew, Erin, Abby, Molly, Grace, Mina and Daniel, and his great nephew and niece: James and Jessica.Relatives & friends are invited to attend visiting hours at the Diaz-Healy Funeral Home, 107 South Broadway, Lawrence on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 from 4 - 7 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. At the family's request, interment will be private.

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Tue, 18 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/william-geary-1089985738
<![CDATA[Vincent "Vinny" P. Gedaminsky]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/vincent-gedaminsky-1090018398<![CDATA[

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

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Sat, 22 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/vincent-gedaminsky-1090018398
<![CDATA[Robert G. Goulet]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/robert-goulet-1090040387<![CDATA[

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

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Tue, 25 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/robert-goulet-1090040387
<![CDATA[Marilyn Griffith]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/marilyn-griffith-1090018394<![CDATA[

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

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Sat, 22 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/marilyn-griffith-1090018394
<![CDATA[Carol A. Hinckley]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/carol-hinckley-1090040384<![CDATA[

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

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Tue, 25 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/carol-hinckley-1090040384
<![CDATA[Joni Jane Huntress]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joni-huntress-1090102399<![CDATA[

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

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Tue, 9 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/joni-huntress-1090102399
<![CDATA[Jeanne F. Ivester]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/jeanne-ivester-1089911793<![CDATA[

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Manchester - Jeanne F. (Morrow) Ivester, 96, of Manchester, NH and formerly of North Reading, MA, died at her home on Thursday, June 6, 2024. She was the beloved wife of the late John M. Ivester.Born in Winchester, MA on August 12, 1927. She was the daughter of the late Albert and Mary (McCarthy) Morrow. She was raised and attended school in North Reading and was a graduate of Reading Memorial High School.Jeanne worked for New England Telephone and Telegraph, Sweetheart Plastics, C & W Transportation and she retired from the Agfa Corporation. After her retirement she worked part time for Marshalls in North Reading.Jeanne was an avid bowler of the Candlewood Lanes in North Reading, until the young age of 85. She enjoyed Bingo games at the Wakefield and Tewksbury Elks. She has been a resident of New Hampshire for the past ten years.Family members include her sons, John A. "Jackie" Ivester and his wife Wendy of Northfield, NH and Kevin Ivester and his wife Elaine of Tuftonboro, NH; daughters, Barbara Willis of Salem, NH and Robin Ivester of Manchester, NH; 6 grandchildren, Jake, Josh, Brianna, Matthew, Tedi and Tasha; 8 great-grandchildren, Dylan, Hannah, Bella, Tommy, Thea, Nina, Maria, Rosalie and her protector Ginger. She was the sister of the late Ellie Bonfanti, Mary Burt, Tony, Danny and Jimmy Morrow.Memorial donations may be made in her memory to the charity of one's choice.www.croswellfuneralhome.comHer Funeral will be held from the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading on Thursday, June 13 at 9:45 A.M., followed by an 11:00 A.M. Funeral Mass at St. Theresa's Church, 63 Winter Street in North Reading. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, June 12 from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery in North Reading.

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Sun, 9 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/jeanne-ivester-1089911793
<![CDATA[Stasia T. Jasinski]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/stasia-jasinski-1090018392<![CDATA[

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

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Sat, 22 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/stasia-jasinski-1090018392
<![CDATA[Karen Kay Kelly]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/karen-kelly-1089961364<![CDATA[

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Exeter - Wife, mother, grandmother, friend, soulmate, KKThe bright and beautiful presence of Karen Kay Kerkhoff Kelly expired on May 24, 2024 from complications relating to her heart. And what a heart it was. By her own admission, a people pleaser, she was always there to love, support, assist and generally BE for everyone. She was known to arrive at any hour and under any circ*mstance to help out family and friends in need. Known as KK by those closest to her, even by her grandchildren ("I am not Grandma!"), she was the ultimate caregiver to her three children and their eventual partners, and to her five grandkids and multiple grand pups. Her family was her priority. Even-keeled with a loving hand, she knew exactly what her "peeps" needed, from staying up all night to hold a hand, to hosting carbo loads for many sports teams, to "snuggle reads" with her grandchildren. She was so proud of each of them and never hesitated to brag about their accomplishments to anyone who would listen.KK loved photography and was quite skilled in framing the perfect shot as her Christmas cards attest. Many trips required her husband Bob to sherpa additional bags of cameras and equipment so that she was prepared for any possibility. A big fan of Jimmy Buffett and an early adopter of country music, she found amusem*nt in corny lines but solace in descriptions of the simple life, especially beach life, on which she based her own. She had a natural eye for fashion and decor, and enjoyed spending time in her gardens. From daily walks around town, to bike rides on Hilton Head Island, to tearing up dance floors, KK was always on the move. She relished her quiet time with a great book, but was a welcoming host who was revered for her killer margaritas.KK touched many lives, and will be remembered and missed by so many- including early friends in Salem, NH, her Alpha Xi sorority sisters at the University of New Hampshire, her Dartmouth gang, and her Exeter community. She was a wonderful friend, who found great joy in the human connection and went out of her way to support her loved ones.KK is survived by her loving family, by her adoring husband of 43 years, Bob Kelly of Exeter, NH; her three children and their spouses, Shalagh and Brook Bacon of Nashua, NH, Ryan and Lauren Kelly of Exeter, NH, and Devin and Caroline Kelly of Barrington, NH; her sister, Joy Wasz of Simsbury, CT and brother David Kerkhoff of Northwood, NH; her five grandchildren; and many in-laws, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. She is pre-deceased by her father, Phillip Kerkhoff, her mother, Joan Kerkhoff, and her older sister, Susan Lynn Kerkhoff. Susie passed away of kidney failure as a child, and was KK's first best friend. As her father also passed due to complications from kidney failure, memorial donations may be made in KK's name to the American Kidney Foundation. All are welcome to join the family at a Celebration of Life service at Phillips Church at 61 Front Street, Exeter NH on Sunday, June 23, 2024 at 1:30pm, with a reception at the Exeter Inn to follow.Her can-do spirit, giggly laugh, bright eyes and crazy beach hair will live on within all of us as a reminder of what true love is. Thank you, Karen Kay, for the life and love that you gave us.

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Sat, 15 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/karen-kelly-1089961364
<![CDATA[George J. "Bud" Khoury]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/george-khoury-1089961363<![CDATA[

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Salem - GEORGE J. "BUD" KHOURY, JR., SALEM, NEW HAMPSHIREIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of the unparalleled George J. "Bud" Khoury, Jr. longtime resident of Salem, NH, who passed away unexpectedly on June 7, 2024 and has gone to join his beloved youngest son, Gary, parents, George and Dominica, and sister, Marilyn, who predeceased him. He was born in Lawrence, MA on July 21, 1936."Bud," as he was affectionately known, graduated at age 15, as the then youngest graduate with Honors from Lawrence High School in 1952 and received his undergraduate degree in English/Journalism with honors from Northeastern University and a Master's Degree in English Literature, and member of Sigma Epsilo Rho Honor Society;. And had additional post graduate training in in the Harbridge House Advanced Management Training in Boston, Massachusetts.He proudly served in the Coast Guard and was a Korean Veteran; he was at the time, the youngest petty officer (18 years old) in service. He was a crewmember of the Andrea Doria Rescue Vessel, USCGC Tamoaroa (WATF-166). He was a member of the American Legion Pershing Post No. 1, Paris, France and Member, USCG Sea Veterans. He was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.Bud was well known, loved and respected in New Hampshire and the Merrimack Valley, very active in the community and the definition of true public service. His roles are too numerous to list but included: Selectman/Three Term Chairman of the Board of Selectman for the Town of Salem; Chairman of the NH Adult Parole Board Member State of New Hampshire Juvenile Dispositional Board; Commissioner, NH Commission on Crime and Delinquency; Special Deputy Sheriff for Public Affairs, Rockingham County; Chair, Salem Highway Safety Commission; Special Liaison to the White House Chief of Staff, John H Sununu; Congressional Staff Liaison, Congressman James C. Cleveland; Director NH Industrial Development Authority; Chair Salem Charter Commission; Commissioner Salem Housing; Trustee for the University System of New Hampshire; Vice Chair Trustees, Castle College; Board of Governors, NH Public Television; Advisory Board, NH Vocational/Technical School, Nashua NH; Advisory Board, Emerson College, Proposed Lawrence Campus; English Instructor, UMass Lowell; Community Relations Instructor, Law Enforcement Education Programs (LEEP), MA University System; Instructor in "Communications with the General Population" (for corrections officers) at MA Correctional Institutions at Billerica and Concord; Seminar Director, Northern Essex Community College; Sales/Marketing, Publicity and Public Relations, Exhibit Manager; Instructor Political Science, Northern Essex Community College; Public Relations Advisor NH Association Chiefs of Police.A Justice of the Peace and Notary Public, Bud also served two terms as the Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce and two terms as the Past President of Salem Kiwanis club; Member of the Hundred Club of New Hampshire; cofounder of the American Lebanese Awareness Association (ALAA); Co Founder, Chrisopher Columbus Association and Member of Sons of Italy, Lodge #902.; Director NH Industrial Development Authority; and co-founder of the well known annual Salem staple of the Ganley luncheon.He received countless well-deserved honors and awards, also too many to list, but notably include: Representative to President Gerald Ford at the 15th Anniversary Independence Ceremonies, Mauritania, West Africa; Businessperson of the Year, Salem Chamber of Commerce; Irving E. Rogers Humanitarian of the Year; Citizen of the Year, Chief John P. Ganley Salem Community Service Award.His business career included positions as Director, Customer relations (Corporate)/Vice President Business Development for Raytheon International. During his tenure there, he was responsible for New England based Congressional relations. He served as Executive Director/Assistant Treasurer of Raytheon's corporate-wide international Political Action Committee. Upon his early retirement, formed George J. Khoury, corp, a fulltime management government relations consulting firm.He was thoroughly invested and enjoyed immensely his second home of Nantucket Island for over 40 years, and his many friends at the Angler's club there. His love and talent for cooking was well known and his "hors doerves" night at the Angler's Club was always a hit. He was a strong supporter of the autism community on and off island.He was a devoted Husband to his wife, Patricia, and served as the "Gold Standard" as loving and inspirational father and grandfather to his sons, Patrick and his Wife Heather from Cary, IL, Scott Anthony and his wife, Gisele, of Hampton, NH; daughter, Pamela Jayne, and his much loved grandchildren, Shannon, Scott, Garrett, Max, Andrew, Daniel, Rachel, Jaclyn and Nicholas and great granddaughter Evelyn, brother to Brian of Montana, and uncle to many including his niece Marguerite and her husband Dr. Anthony Sciuto of Methuen.His humility and willingness to mentor and or provide counsel to countless others was another legacy.In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to benefit the development of his beloved grandson, R. Maxwell "Max" Sheehan, P.O. Box 795, Salem, NH 03079.Services are private. A public memorial service will be held at a later time.

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Sat, 15 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/george-khoury-1089961363
<![CDATA[Phillip John Kimball]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/phillip-kimball-1090096926<![CDATA[

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

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Sun, 7 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/phillip-kimball-1090096926
<![CDATA[William John Klueber]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/william-klueber-1089968187<![CDATA[

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Bradford - William John Klueber, 82 of Haverhill MA, passed away peacefully on June 11, 2024 at the North End Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Boston after a brief illness.Born in Haverhill on April 7, 1942, Bill was the beloved son of the late William and Rose (Casazza) Klueber. He graduated from the Haverhill Public schools and furthered his studies at Northern Essex Community College with an Associates Degree in Accounting. He was a member of their first graduating class in 1963. Bill served a career as Auditor/Finance Director for the City of Haverhill for 34 years before retiring July 2002. Bill liked to tell people he never went very far in life because his office in City Hall occupied the same space as his sophom*ore homeroom, back when city hall was Haverhill High School.Bill was predeceased by his loving wife Rosemary (Jaskelevicus) of 32 years. The two were well known throughout the city, supporting the many worthwhile causes in the city. In 2008 Bill and his wife were recognized as Distinguished Citizens by the Yankee Clipper Council and in 2012 they were honored with the Outstanding Alumni Award from NECC. He was also named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Haverhill Rotary Club.Bill supported numerous non-profit organizations throughout the city of Haverhill. He served as a Director on the Pentucket Bank Board for 43 years, a Treasurer/Director for the Wadleigh Foundation for over 30 years, Chairman/Board member of the Haverhill Retirement Board for 48 years, Past President and Treasurer for the Haverhill Rotary Club for 32 years, Trustee on the Haverhill Public Library for 16 years, Past President and member of the Northern Essex Alumni Board, a member of the Griffin White Board and a board member for Penacook Place.Bill and Rosemary enjoyed trips to Bermuda and often vacationed during the summer on Martha's Vineyard, Prouts Neck in Scarborough Maine or Jackson NH. One of their last trips together was up to York Maine, another favorite destination for them. They both enjoyed working in their backyard flower garden. Bill was instrumental in arranging for the City Hall Employee monument and flagpole that is outside of city hall on the Newcomb Street side of the building.Bill is survived by his fur babies Leo and Luna, his good friend and dining out companion Pamela Carr, Sister-in-law Valerie Jaskelevicus, nephew Stephen Jaskelevicus and his wife Monica, niece Valerie D'Urso and her husband Robert. Cousins Kirsten Klueber and her husband Tom Dean, Matt Klueber, Bennett McGregor and wife Linda, Jean Bordeau and husband Richard, Leslie MacPhail and husband Robert, Mary Kimball and husband Parker, along with many Great nieces, nephews, cousins and beloved friends. Bill was predeceased by his brother-in-law Stephen A. Jaskelevicus and his cousin Ken Klueber.Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his calling hours on Thursday, June 20th from 4 to 7 P.M. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St. His funeral will be held on Friday, June 21st beginning at 9 A.M. at the funeral home followed by a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. in Sacred Hearts Church, 165 South Min St. Bradford. Interment will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, North Broadway, Haverhill.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Bill's memory to the Haverhill Rotary Club Scholarship Fund, PO Box 808, Haverhill, MA 01831.To share a memory or for more information please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com

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Sun, 16 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/william-klueber-1089968187
<![CDATA[Marilyn 'Nana K' Kopacz]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/marilyn-kopacz-1090018395<![CDATA[

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

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Sat, 22 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/marilyn-kopacz-1090018395
<![CDATA[Pamela Koscielniak]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/pamela-koscielniak-1090083402<![CDATA[

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

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/pamela-koscielniak-1090083402
<![CDATA[Steven J. Kurek]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/steven-kurek-1090040379<![CDATA[

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

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Tue, 25 Jun 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/steven-kurek-1090040379
<![CDATA[Edith A. "Edie" Lavoie]]>https://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/edith-lavoie-1090083421<![CDATA[

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

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Tue, 2 Jul 2024 21:00:00 GMThttps://obituaries.eagletribune.com/obituary/edith-lavoie-1090083421
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