Our Obituaries

Berj Aram Hovsepian

August 27, 1935 - September 16, 2016

Berj A. Hovsepian, 81, of Plymouth, formerly of Roxbury passed away peacefully on the evening of September 16, 2016 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth after a lengthy illness. He was the beloved husband of Virginia M. (Murphy) Hovsepian, with whom he shared 58 years of marriage. Berj earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Northeastern University. He enjoyed a long and...
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Angeliki Zousti

August 2, 1949 - September 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Vincent D. Cox

December 16, 1932 - September 7, 2016

Vincent D. Cox, Jr., 83, Of Scituate, formerly of Merrymount in Quincy passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 7, 2016. Beloved husband of Maureen Cox, with whom he shared 58 years of marriage.Born in Winthrop, he was the son of the late Vincent and Alice Cox. He was a 1950 Graduate of Quincy High School and attended Boston University where he was a Varsity Coxswain on the Crew Team and a...
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John Herman Parsons

January 15, 1937 - September 5, 2016

John Herman Parsons,of Scituate and Vero Beach, Fla. Entered into rest September 5, 2016 at the age of 79. Beloved husband of Anne V. (McLean) Parsons, to whom he was married to for 58 years. Dear son of the late William and Doris (Bartsch) Parsons. Devoted father of Jack Parsons and his wife Nancy, Lynne McWilliams and her husband Kevin and Judith Parsons. Cherished grandfather of John, Kelly,...
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Julia Dame

February 18, 1924 - August 30, 2016

DAME, Julia (Coleman)- 92, Of Scituate, former longtime resident of Roslindale and Jamaica Plain passed away peacefully on the afternoon of August 30, 2016 at the Life Care Center of the South Shore in Scituate. She was the beloved wife of the late George Lombard. After being widowed at a young age, she was remarried to the late Edgar Dame. Born in Brookline, MA, she was the daughter of the late...
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Marilyn Dwight Sneyd

July 10, 1926 - August 28, 2016

SNEYD, MARILYN D (DWIGHT) of Scituate. Entered into rest August 28, 2016 at the age of 90 in the South Shore Hospital. Beloved wife of the late James C. Sneyd. Devoted mother of James C Sneyd Jr. and his wife Jeanine of GA and Kevin J. Sneyd and his wife Janice of Scituate. Cherished grandmother of Jennifer, Stephanie, Katelyn, James, Rory and great grandmother of Kayla, Chloe and Hailee. ...
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Martha Jane Hendrickson

October 16, 1920 - August 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Jeffrey Bruce Carley

June 15, 1955 - August 25, 2016

Jeffrey B. Carley of Kingston lost his battle with cancer on Thursday, August 25, 2016 surrounded by his loving family at the Life Care Center of the South Shore in Scituate, Massachusetts.Born in Maine, Jeff was raised and educated in Scituate. His guitar music and sports were his passions. He loved and raised a beautiful puppy named "Monk." He was an outstanding athlete and participated in...
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Laura Ranes Keating

December 3, 1971 - August 24, 2016

Summing up a life is an awesome responsibility, especially when the life lost was one so incredibly full of spunk, silliness, humor, dedication, talent and love. Laura Ranes Keating came into this world with her twin, Jennifer Keating, on December 3, 1971. She was an itty, bitty baby and was in an incubator for the first 3 weeks of her life. When her parents were finally allowed to hold and...
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John N. Leighton

January 10, 1929 - August 23, 2016

Mr. John Neves Leighton, Jr., of Scituate formerly of Dorchester entered into rest on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at the age of 87. He was the beloved husband of Cerila N (Leitao) Leighton. Dear son of the late John Leighton Sr. and Minnie Gilmete. Devoted father of Liz Chipman and her husband Doug, Donald Leighton, Vinny Leighton, Ginny Leighton and Michael Leighton and his wife Jean all of...
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Dolores Martin

October 15, 1931 - August 21, 2016

Dolores (Barba) Martin, 84, of South Meadow Village in Carver and a longtime resident of Scituate, passed away August 21 at West Acres Rehab Nursing Facility in Brockton after a brief illness. Dolores was born in Boston Oct. 15, 1931 to Michael and Giorlantina (Marcelli) Barba, raised in a large Italian family in Quincy; summers were spent in the family summer home in the Sand Hills area of...
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Laura Margaret Darian

March 25, 1933 - August 20, 2016

Laura M. Darian - of Hingham passed away peacefully August 20, 2016 at the age of 83. Laura grew up in Dorchester, the beloved daughter of the late Stephen and Doodoo (Gulesian) Darian. She was a graduate of Dorchester High School. She worked for many years as an Executive Administrative Assistant for John Hancock Life Insurance Company and retired in 1987. A gifted artist, she had a passion...
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Pauline Frances Khoury

May 19, 1922 - August 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Jean Marie Seidel

August 7, 1928 - August 16, 2016

SEIDEL, Jean M. (Muenzen) of Scituate, passed away on August 16, 2016, at the age of 88. She was the beloved wife of 51 years to the late Dr. Robert A. Seidel.Jean was born in Bergenfield, NJ, loving daughter of the late Louise and Wendell Muenzen. She attended Fordham University, after which, she ran a laboratory at Jersey City Hospital. It was here she met the love of her life. Jean and Bob...
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Jean T. McSolla

October 11, 1925 - August 14, 2016

Jean T. (Peters) McSolla- of Scituate & Englewood, FL entered into eternal rest on August 14, 2016 at the age of 91. Devoted wife to the late Robert P. McSolla. Loving mother of Margaret J Farmer of GA and her late husband Albert, Mary S. Baxter and her husband Bruce of FL, Maureen C. Siple Brooks and her husband Kim of FL. Cherished grandmother of 5, great grandmother of 9 and great great...
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Richard A. Lydon

June 25, 1941 - August 14, 2016

LYDON, Richard A. "Dick" - of Scituate, originally from Southie passed away peacefully at home on August 14, 2016 at the age of 75. Beloved husband of 49 years to Pat (Donovan) Lydon. Loving father of Mike Lydon and his wife Anna of Hopkinton, Jimmy Lydon of Marshfield, Patsy O'Brien and her husband Denis of Arlington, Erin Lydon of Quincy and Rich Lydon, Jr. and his wife Kathleen of Quincy. ...
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James Russell

June 16, 1917 - August 14, 2016

CAPT. JAMES MORAN RUSSELL, U.S. Navy (Retired) June 16, 1917 - August 14, 2016 Capt. James Moran Russell passed away peacefully on 14 August 2016, surrounded by family and friends. Born to Joseph and Mary Loretta Russell in 1917, he was raised at 39 G Street in South Boston by his beloved mother and aunts, Catherine and Anna Moran. He was the brother of the late Joseph W. Russell. Jim was a life...
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Dominic J. Bonanno

January 26, 1924 - August 11, 2016

Dominic John Bonanno, of Scituate, formerly of Dorchester and South Boston entered into eternal rest on August 11, 2016.Son of the late John and Conchetta Bonanno.Beloved husband of 69 years to the late Frances M. (Guarnotta) Bonanno.Dominic is survived by his son John M. Bonanno of Hiram, ME and his daughter Christine M. James of Scituate, MA.He also leaves grandchildren Dominica A. Lopes and...
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Margaret Lynda Morley-Christ

October 5, 1946 - August 8, 2016

MORLEY-CHRIST, Margaret Lynda (McMahan) - of Scituate, formerly of Dorchester entered into eternal life on August 8, 2016. Beloved wife of Karl R. Christ and the late Robert J. Morley.Devoted mother of Robert J. Morley of Rockland, Craig Morley and his wife Christina of Holbrook and Karl R. Christ, Jr. and his wife Julie of Rockland. Cherished Nana to Andrew J. Morley, Bryson Morley, Kameron...
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Jean C. Whitman

April 10, 1926 - August 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Paul W. Welch

June 23, 1930 - August 5, 2016

Paul W. Welch - 86, Of Scituate passed away peacefully on the morning of August 5, 2016. He was the devoted father of Karen A. Stefani and her husband Jeff of Vero Beach, FL, John W. Welch of Hingham, Stephen P. Welch and his wife Leslie of Hanover, Kathleen W. MacQuarrie and her husband Michael of Kensington, NH and Paul D. Welch and his wife Magali of Waterbury, VT. Cherished grandfather of...
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Margaret E. Manning

May 22, 1921 - August 1, 2016

Margaret E. (Quimby) Manning - of Scituate, formerly of Dorchester, passed away peacefully on August 1, 2016 at the age of 95. She was the beloved wife of 63 years to the late Thomas S. Manning, who preceded her in death in 2010. Devoted mother of Judy Considine and her husband James of Scituate, John Manning and his wife Sheila of Scituate, Edwin Manning and his wife Colleen of Scituate, Nancy...
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Thomas Bilbo

January 21, 1929 - July 31, 2016

Thomas J. Bilbo - 87, of Scituate passed away suddenly on July 31, 2016. Beloved husband of Joanne (Domigan) Bilbo.Devoted father of Karen Baker of Eastham, Brian Bilbo and his wife Linda of Eastham, Albert Bilbo of Maine, Edward Bilbo and his wife Kristen of Plymouth, Michele Flavia and her husband Brian of St. Croix, Eileen Chiasson of Scituate and the late Thomas Bilbo, Jr..Cherished...
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Annette Marie Dwyer

January 13, 1920 - July 25, 2016

DWYER, Annette Marie (Drew) - lifelong Scituate resident, passed away peacefully on July 25, 2016 at the age of 96. Beloved wife of the late Gerard T. Dwyer with whom she shared nearly 55 years of marriage.Devoted mother of Judith Ferrera of Mansfield, Charlotte Doherty of Scituate, Patricia Sunnerberg and her husband Stephen of Scituate, Maureen Ellis and her husband Randall of St. Augustine,...
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John W. Spangler

August 31, 1973 - July 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Madeline A. McLaughlin

March 17, 1936 - July 24, 2016

Madeline A. (O'Connell) McLaughlin, 80, of Scituate, formerly of Dorchester, passed away suddenly on July 24, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Peter J. McLaughlin. Devoted mother of Peter and his wife Donna of Milton, Paul of Quincy and Stephen and his wife Gail of John's Creek, GA. Cherished grandmother of Leah, Julia, Sean, Amy and Mark. Dear sister of Isabelle Murray of Weymouth....
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Ann Margaret Barbosa

March 18, 1971 - July 20, 2016

Ann Margaret Barbosa, 45, Of Plymouth, formerly of Scituate passed away on July 20, 2016. She was the beloved daughter of John P. and Catherine G. (Monteiro) Barbosa of Scituate. Loving sister of Jennifer J. Zarrella and her husband Eric of Easton and Joshua J. Barbosa of Plymouth. She is also survived by her grandmother Benvinda Monteiro of Scituate and many aunts, uncles and cousins. ...
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Gerald Edward Dwight

September 16, 1922 - July 19, 2016

Gerald E. Dwight, Sr. - Of Scituate passed away peacefully on July 19, 2016 at the age of 93. Beloved husband of 65 years to the late Shirley A. (Andrews) Dwight, who predeceased him in 2009.He was born and raised in Portland, ME. He and his wife moved to Hingham in 1948, then to Scituate in 1955. Jerry was a Retired US Navy Veteran and served for more than 20 years during both WWII and the...
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Tomasina Irwin

April 16, 1926 - July 18, 2016

IRWIN, Tomasina (Rosselli) - 90, Of Kemah, TX, formerly of Scituate, Braintree and Boston passed away July 18, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward Irwin for 53 years before his death in 2003. Devoted mother of Kathleen Day (husband, Stephen Craig Day) of Kemah, TX and Michael J. Irwin (wife, Nancy Irwin) of Loveland, OH. Cherished grandmother of Michael McGagh, Jr (wife, Heather)...
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Richard K. Walbridge

March 23, 1945 - July 13, 2016

WALBRIDGE, Richard K., Sr., 71, of Scituate and Quincy, MA, passed away on July 13th, 2016 after a long illness.Rich was born on March 23, 1945, son of the late Herbert E. and N. Kathleen Walbridge and grew up in Quincy. He was employed for 32 years by The Gillette Company. He was both a licensed electrician and refrigeration technician and retired as Gillette's HVAC Supervisor. A U.S. Navy...
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Margaret Mary Bird

January 17, 1935 - July 4, 2016

Margaret M. (Sheehan) Bird - passed away July 4, 2016 in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of the late James J. Bird, Sr.Devoted mother of James J. Bird, Jr. and his wife Brenda of Bonita, CA, John P. Bird and his wife Lori of Marshfield, Daniel E. Bird and his wife Angelika of Stuttgart. Germany, Colleen (Bird) Maley of Medway and the late Joseph L. Bird and Kevin Bird. Mother in law of Kathleen...
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William L. Provost

August 3, 1924 - June 30, 2016

William L. Provost - Of Kingston, formerly of Humarock and Naples, FL passed away peacefully on the morning of June 30, 2016. He was beloved husband and best friend of the late Jeanne A. (Trainor) Provost, with whom he shared nearly 55 years of marriage. Devoted father of Stephen J. Provost of Kingston, Diane M. Provost of Putney, VT, Kathleen Provost and her husband Leonard Sullivan of...
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Luis Lobo

September 15, 1937 - June 22, 2016

LOBO, Luis A. 78, of Scituate, passed away on June 22, 2016. He is survived by his devoted wife Judith (Ribeiro) and loving children, Pedro, Maria, John, Isabel and Sandy. beloved brother of Catarina Lopes, Eugenio Lobo, Eugenia Rosa, Isabel Lobo, Jose Lobo, Nicolau Lobo, cherished grandfather of seven. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and friends. Friends and family are invited to...
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Marguerita R. Gallagher

December 8, 1931 - June 21, 2016

Marguerita Marie R. (Ryan) Gallagher - 85, of Hingham formerly of Cohasset, Duxbury, Plymouth and Chatham (to name a few former residences) passed away June 21, 2016. She was the beloved wife of James K. (Ken) Gallagher, with whom she shared 61 blessed and loving years of marriage. Born in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Edward and Marguerite Marie (Clifford) Ryan of...
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Carol Catherine Russell

May 19, 1933 - June 18, 2016

Carol Catherine Russell, a beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away unexpectedly on June 18, 2016, at the age of 83 in Boca Raton, FL.Carol was born in Framingham, MA, and spent her early years as a teacher. With her late husband Raymond G. Russell, they raised their family in Scituate, MA; and founded Russelectric, Inc., one of the most respected manufacturers of power...
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Fannie Louise Whorf

January 3, 1934 - June 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Zerrin Ayse Uzuner

June 20, 1922 - June 16, 2016

Services for Mrs. Uzuner were held privately.
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Elmer E. Pooler

March 15, 1926 - June 16, 2016

Elmer E Pooler "Jr.", 90, of Scituate, died peacefully on June 16th, 2016 surrounded by family and loved ones. He was the beloved husband of the late Ruth, Marion and Anna Pooler, loving father of Sharron, Ruthann, Allen and Cheryl and step father to Russ King, John, Bill and Bruce Simons. Also survived by 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and too many friends to list.Elmer had many...
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Charles B. Damrell

December 8, 1932 - June 16, 2016

Damrell, Charles Bruce of Hingham, formerly of Scituate and Wollaston, died peacefully on June 16, 2016 after a period of declining health due to Alzheimer's Disease. Bruce, the youngest of four children, was born on December 8, 1932 to Charles Smith Damrell and Lillian Mae (Holden) Damrell. His father, a railroad train engineer with the New York, New Haven and Hartford line, died when he was...
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Julianne M. Ells

November 30, 1942 - June 10, 2016

Julianne Marie (Miles) Ells, 73, of Marshfield, passed away unexpectedly on June 10, 2016. She was the devoted daughter of the late Vernon and Anna (Burns) Miles; loving sister of the late Paul and Philip Miles; and cherished niece of Elizabeth Sherman. Julianne is survived by her life-long friend, Charles Ells; sister-in-law, Jennifer Webb Jenney of Opelika, Ala.; her nieces and nephew, Erin and...
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Amy Hollingshead Connell

August 17, 1951 - June 3, 2016

Amy (Hollingshead) Connell, 64, of Scituate, passed away unexpectedly on June 3, 2016. Amy is survived by her devoted husband of 42 years, Richard A. Connell, III, loving children Richard A. Connell, IV and wife Kerri of Marshfield, Alison (Connell) Lounsbury and husband Mark of Taunton and Emily (Connell) Generous and husband Lee of Marshfield. Dear sister of Kimberly Michaels of Basking Ridge,...
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Anthony G. Aiello

November 18, 1933 - June 1, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Sally F. Thomas

July 22, 1922 - May 30, 2016

Sally Frances Thomas, of Humarock on May 30, 2016, just 2 months shy of her 94th birthday. Beloved wife of the late John Elliott Thomas, who passed away in 2009. She was the daughter of the late Marten J. and Selma F. Meyer, and the adoring grandmother of the late Amy Beth Lanzikos who predeceased her in 1978 - a loss beyond words.Sally was the devoted mother of her two children, son J. Elliott...
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Douglas Purdy

February 10, 1943 - May 25, 2016

Douglas Carlton Purdy, 73, of Scituate, moved on to his next adventure on May 25, 2016, at the Pat Roche Hospice House in Hingham. His gregarious wit and generous spirit will be truly missed by all who knew him.Devoted husband of 49 years to Sherry (Tower). Loving father of Court Purdy and his wife Kathy of Newport Beach, CA, Joselyn Purdy of San Diego, CA and the late Matthew Purdy. Beloved...
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John T. Lopes

September 7, 1929 - May 21, 2016

John T. Lopes - Longtime Scituate resident, passed away on the morning of May 21, 2016 in his 87th year. Beloved husband of 64 years to Maria(Veiga) Lopes. Devoted father of John Lopes and his wife Gisela of Claremont CA, Dorothy Martin and her husband Donald of Marshfield, Daniel Lopes and his wife Susan of Bourne, and William Lopes and his wife Maria of Scituate. Cherished grandfather of 9...
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Peter J. Jordan

February 23, 1957 - May 20, 2016

Peter J. Jordan of Scituate passed away peacefully on the morning of May 20th, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 59. Peter was a long time resident of Scituate. Affectionately called "Peps" by many. He loved to fish and golf. He enjoyed cooking, liked to play his guitar and was also quite a talented artist. He loved spending time with family and friends and will be...
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Colleen M. Duffey

August 27, 1961 - May 20, 2016

DUFFEY, Colleen-54, of Scituate passed away peacefully surrounded by her children, Christopher and Alexandra, and her sister, Cathy Michaud and two brothers, Chris and Brian Duffey. She was a loving sister in law to Tricia Duffey, Kate Anderson and Norman Michaud. She was the best aunt in the whole world to her nieces Erin, Molly, Bridget, and Teagan Duffey and her nephews Tommy, Matthew,...
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Paul Joseph Hanley

August 28, 1954 - May 15, 2016

Paul J. Hanley, Jr. (P.J.) of Marco Island, FLA and Scituate, MA passed away suddenly of a heart attack on Sunday, May 15, 2016. P.J. was the former husband and best friend of Carol Sullivan-Hanley of Scituate. He leaves a brother, Michael Hanley and a cousin, Steven Hanley. P. J. grew up in Milton, MA. He was a proud graduate of Milton Academy, class of 1972. He also attended Tulane and...
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Robert L. Carroll

December 11, 1920 - May 11, 2016

Robert L. Carroll, age 95, recently of Cohasset and Quincy, passed away surrounded by his family on May 11, 2016. He is survived by his son Ronald L. Carroll, daughter-in-law Pat Carroll, both of Hingham; brother Eugene Carroll of Springfield, IL; grandchildren, Gabrielle Carroll, Leah Banks, Jesse Carroll, Erica Drue and Rick Kesinger; and his adored and adoring great grandchildren: Nora,...
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Helen Doyle

December 16, 1945 - May 7, 2016

DOYLE, Helen (Burns) - 70, of Scituate passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness. Beloved wife of nearly 50 years to Joseph P. Doyle.Devoted mother of Joseph W. Doyle and his wife Vanessa of Queensland, Australia, John R. Doyle and his wife Sue of Greenville, SC and Thomas M. Doyle and his wife Meghan of Scituate.Cherished grandmother of Jessica, Jackie, Andrew...
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Henry Madden

September 26, 1923 - May 7, 2016

MADDEN, Henry - longtime Scituate resident passed away on the morning of May 7, 2016 in his 93rdyear. Beloved husband of Elizabeth J. (Knight) Madden, with whom he shared nearly 68 years of marriage.Devoted father of Alan Madden and his wife Marcia of Mansfield, Neal Madden and his wife Michelle of Pawcatuck, CT, Paul Madden of Pembroke and Arleen Bonito and her husband Joseph of...
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Eleanor D. Young

March 5, 1920 - May 5, 2016

Eleanor D. Young of Scituate passed away at the Pat Roche Hospice House May, 5, 2016. Daughter of the late Warren and Ethel (Joseph) Vining she was born in Whitman March 5, 1920. She graduated from Whitman High School in 1938. In her younger years she was a hostess at the Toll House in Whitman. The owner of the Toll House, Ruth Wakefield, and Eleanor would travel to New York to select items...
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Joseph Edward Clapp

June 24, 1921 - May 3, 2016

Joseph E. Clapp - of Norwell, former lifelong Scituate resident and proud "Townie" passed away May 3, 2016 in his 95th year. Beloved husband of the late Noreen (Keefe) Clapp and Patricia (McInnis) Whittaker Clapp.Devoted father of Diane Dorgan and her husband Larry of Hanson, Susan Park and her husband Neale of Pembroke, Thomas Clapp of Scituate and Debra Morini of Norwell.Cherished Grampy Joe...
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Ruth E. Linnehan

January 19, 1917 - May 1, 2016

Ruth E. (Power) Linnehan, 99January 19, 1917 - May 1, 2016NEWBURYPORT- -- Ruth E. (Power) Linnehan passed peacefully on May 1 at Anna Jaques Hospital, where she had enjoyed visits from family and friends during her last brief illness. Born in Cambridge to Thomas & Helena Power, Ruth was one of nine children, all active members of St. Paul's parish. She graduated from Cambridge High &...
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Robert L. Holdsworth

May 23, 1925 - April 25, 2016

HOLDSWORTH, Robert L. - 90, of Scituate, formerly of Boston passed away peacefully on the morning of April 25, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Anne M. (Walsh) Holdsworth, with whom he shared 58 years of marriage.Devoted father of Robert Holdsworth, Jr. and his wife Jennifer of CT, Ellen Burns and her husband Marc of NC, Paul Holdsworth of MA and Sue Ficken and her husband Frank of NH...
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Gertrude Mary Reynolds

March 20, 1916 - April 17, 2016

Gertrude Reynolds of Scituate passed away peacefully 17, 2016, at the age of 100. Gertrude was born in Dorchester and lived most of her life in Scituate. She was a graduate of Scituate High School and Boston University School for the Arts. Until her retirement in 1969, she was a music specialist in the Scituate Schools. She also taught for several years in the Norwell Schools. After her...
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Alfred G. Pardo

November 22, 1930 - April 16, 2016

Alfred G. Pardo, 85, of Scituate, passed away surrounded by his loving family on April 16, 2016. He is survived by his devoted wife of 63 years, Evelyn (Taricano), loving children, Donna Piche, Al Pardo and Mark Pardo along with 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He was the dear brother of Rose Marie Pardo of Weymouth and John Pardo and Vito Pardo both deceased. Al Pardo was born and...
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Donna L. Avila

April 18, 1950 - April 15, 2016

Donna L. (Brigham) Avila, 65 of Scituate passed away on April 15, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer. Donna is survived by her devoted husband of 45 years Robert D. Avila, loving children Craig Avila and wife Cara of Rehoboth, MA, and daughter Robin Carey and her husband Scott of Walpole, MA and brother Allen Brigham of Longmont, CO. She was the adoring Nonnie of 1 grandson and 3...
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Charles Gaffney

February 27, 1942 - April 13, 2016

Charles L. Gaffney, age 74, of Belmont and Scituate, passed away surrounded by his loving family on April 13, 2016. He is survived by his devoted wife of 50 years, Joanne (White), loving children, Kathleen Gardiner of Belmont, Maura Egan and her husband William of Whitman, Charles Gaffney and his wife Maryanne, Michael Gaffney and his wife Susan, all of Scituate, dear brother of William Gaffney...
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Robert B. Serino

July 17, 1941 - April 13, 2016

SERINO, Robert B. OF Silver Spring, MD formerly of Cambridge, MA passed away peacefully on April 13, 2016. Devoted husband of Marilyn B. Serino. Beloved father of Alison Serino and husband Brian Baczkowski of Bethesda, MD and Amy Serino and husband Brian Baker of Andover, MA. Cherished grandfather of Bobby and Chloe Baczkowski and Lucy and Miles Baker. Dear brother of John Serino of Belmont,...
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Kelly M. Hoffman

July 23, 1959 - April 12, 2016

Kelly M. Hoffman, 56, of Marshfield formerly of Scituate, passed away on April 12, 2016. Beloved daughter of Frances Ryley of Hanover and Keith Hoffman of Raynham, beloved step-daughter of the late Arthur Ryley. She is survived by her daughter Jaime Boudrot, sister of Kathleen, Robyne, Keith and Kevin, sister-in-law of Lori and Debbie, aunt of Lindsay, Mathew, Brett and Kyle.A lifelong resident...
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Paul D. Johnson

November 11, 1939 - April 12, 2016

Paul D. Johnson Sr., - (Coach), of Scituate and Plymouth passed away on April 12, 2016, at the age of 76. Paul is survived by his loving and devoted spouse of 26 years, Franny Brandt, loving children Paul Jr and wife Pauline of Scituate, Lori Johnson Zumbach of Franklin, TN, Michael Johnson and wife Grace of Makawao, HI, Katie Johnson of Scituate, Nicole Johnson of Rockand, cherished...
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Robert Sutherland

July 5, 1921 - April 11, 2016

Robert Sutherland, loving husband of Marian Sutherland for 63 years, passed away peacefully April 11, 2016 in his home in Scituate, MA.Born July 5, 1921 in Glen Cove, N.Y, son of the late Scottish and English immigrants, Benjamin and Dorothy Sutherland, he was a long time resident of Groton, CT. and Scituate, MA.Mr. Sutherland is a 1940 graduate of Rumson High School, in New Jersey and holds an...
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Veronica Charbonneau

July 9, 1930 - April 9, 2016

Veronica (Vickie) Charbonneau, 85, of Scituate, passed into eternal life April 9, 2016 surrounded by loved ones. She was the daughter of the late Aime Charbonneau and Anna Pouliott Charbonneau of Cohoes, NY. Vickie attended St. Marie's Grammar School and Catholic Central High School. She earned a RN and BS degree from Union University; an MS degree from the University of North Carolina at...
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Paul Noiseux

August 20, 1943 - April 8, 2016

Paul Noiseux, 72 of Scituate passed away on April 8, 2016, after a two year battle with cancer. Paul is survived by his devoted wife of 48 years, Deanne (Suzor) Noiseux, loving children Mark Noiseux and his wife Ploy of Scituate, his daughter Cherie Krysko and her husband Peter of Norton, his son Mathew Noiseux and his wife Linda of Norfolk. Cherished grandfather of Logan, Jacob and Ryan.He was...
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Marion E. Kippenberger

February 19, 1926 - April 1, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Janet G. Gilberti

January 20, 1939 - March 25, 2016

Janet G. (Larsen) Gilberti - 77, of Scituate, passed away peacefully at home on March 25, 2016. She was the beloved wife of Enrico Gilberti, Jr., with whom she shared 56 years of marriage.Devoted mother of Gianina Routhier of Abington, Maria Ricci and her husband Jonathan of Scituate, Enrico Gilberti, III and his wife Ines of Stamford, CT, Giovanna Sheehan and her husband Michael of Scituate and...
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Nancy Litchfield

April 4, 1922 - March 18, 2016

Nancy H. (Wade) Litchfield passed away March 17 at the age of 93 from injuries suffered in a tragic fall a day earlier. She is now at rest with her husband, Francis, to whom she was married for 65 years. Born in Scituate Hospital (a fact she loved to tell those who never knew there was a hospital in town), she and her husband were well known lifelong residents of Scituate. After high school, she...
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Ida C. Russo

August 24, 1922 - March 13, 2016

RUSSO, Ida C. "Edie" (Santospirito), 93, of Scituate, passed away peacefully on March 13, 2016. She was the devoted wife of the late Vincent J. Russo, loving mother of Joseph Russo of Costa Mesa, CA, Janet Briggs and her husband John of Hilton Head Island, SC, Laura Sarver and her husband George of Sunnyvale, CA. Dear sister of Catherine Santospirito of West Roxbury, cherished grandmother of...
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Thomas V. Serino

October 28, 1944 - March 12, 2016

Thomas V. Serino, Jr., MD - 71, Of Marshfield, formerly of Scituate passed away peacefully at home on the evening of March 12, 2016 surrounded by his family after a long, courageous battle with Lewy Body Dementia. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Cornyn) Serino with whom he shared nearly 30 years of marriage.Devoted father of Jessica (Serino) Pike and her husband Christopher of Plymouth,...
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Donald Chandler Cass

May 12, 1923 - March 12, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Mary Lou McCann

May 13, 1934 - March 10, 2016

McCann, Mary Lou (Clancy), 81, of Scituate, passed away surrounded by her three loving sons on March 10, 2016. Mary Lou was the devoted wife of the late Edward McCann, Jr., loving mother of Edward McCann, III, Christopher McCann and John McCann and his wife Heather and cherished grandmother of Katie McCann. Mary Lou was the daughter of the late Thomas and Eleanor Clancy and grew up in Somerville,...
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Frances C. Ducey

May 22, 1923 - March 8, 2016

Frances C. (Wallace) Ducey - 92, of Hingham passed away peacefully on March 8, 2016. She was the beloved wife of many years to the late Henry J. Ducey who predeceased her in 1992. Devoted mother of Kevin F. Ducey and his wife Minh of Roanoke, VA, Paul B. Ducey and his wife Jan of Scituate, Jane Hurton and her husband Paul of North Andover.Cherished Grandi of Hanna and Hayley Ducey and Paul and...
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Teresa L. Martina

February 10, 1929 - March 8, 2016

MARTINA, Teresa L. (Carnevale) - Of Marshfield, formerly of Orlando, FL, passed away March 8th, 2016 in her 88th year. She was the beloved wife of Peter T. Martina, Jr. with whom she shared 60 years of marriage. Devoted mother of Peter Martina and his wife Susan of Marshfield, Donna Bowers and her husband Richard of Plympton, Richard Martina and his wife Jennifer of Marshfield, Paul Martina of...
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Robert Francis Costello

December 31, 1946 - March 8, 2016

Robert F. "Bob" Costello, age 69, of Scituate, formerly of Dorchester and South Boston passed away on March 8, 2016. He was the devoted father of Erin T. Costello of Scituate.Born in Boston, he was the son of the late William and Alberta (Higgins) Costello. He is also survived by his brother William Costello and his wife Eileen of Hyde Park. Former husband and friend of Sandra...
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Scott Corey Faulkner

June 28, 1954 - March 7, 2016

Scott Corey Faulkner, 61, passed away suddenly on March 7, 2016 at his home in Chester, Virginia. He was born in Salem, MA, but grew up in Scituate. He attended Colby College in Maine, University of Massachusetts at Salem, and was a 1983 graduate of the Textile Sciences program at UMass Dartmouth. Scott spent more than 30 years in various textiles engineering roles withAllied-Signal/ Honeywells...
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Judith Ann Culliney

December 11, 1946 - March 6, 2016

Judith Culliney, 69, of Scituate passed away suddenly on March 6, 2016. She was the daughter of the late George and Eleanor Taylor of Cohasset. Beloved wife of Thomas F. Culliney for 49 years. Devoted mother of Lyn Briggs and her husband Kris of Ashland and the late Richard T. Culliney. She has been a loving source of joy, laughter and inspiration to her granddaughters Kayla and Olivia Briggs....
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Andrew Bearce

July 25, 1959 - March 6, 2016

Andrew B. Bearce, 56, lifelong resident of Scituate, passed away on March 6, 2016. Andy was the devoted son of the late Eben and Rowena Bearce Jr. and loving brother of JoAnn Bearce, Robert Bearce and his wife Ling Bearce . Brother to late Scott Bearce, brother to late Laurel Calabro-Bearce and her surviving husband Richard Calabro, and Uncle to Joshua and Joel Boud all of Scituate.Andrew was a...
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William C. Hopey

July 7, 1943 - February 26, 2016

William C. Hopey - 72, of Wareham, formerly of Whitman and Jamaica Plain passed away unexpectedly at home on February 26, 2016. He was the loving son of the late Charles V. & Evelyn G. (Cronin) Hopey. Beloved nephew of the late Joseph F. & Joan (McCabe) Cronin & Mary M. Cronin. Loving cousin of Kathy M. Cronin and her wife Caryn Condon of Scituate. Dearest friend and longtime...
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Patricia L. DeCoste

August 6, 1936 - February 25, 2016

Patricia L. (McAuliffe) DeCoste , a proud lifelong Scituate resident passed away at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston on the evening of February 25, 2016 in her 80th year. She was the beloved wife of the late William J. DeCoste who preceded her in death in May of 2005. Together they shared 48 wonderful years of marriage. Born in Quincy, Massachusetts, she was the dear daughter of the...
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Dorothy E. Bearce

September 9, 1925 - February 13, 2016

Dorothy E. (Lincoln) Bearce, at the age of 90 of Scituate, died February 13, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Charles E. Bearce. Loving mother of Cheryl Bearce and her wife Sally Maher of Scituate, Donna Lyons and her husband Paul of Avon, Charles Bearce and his wife Vicky of Lancaster and Scott Bearce and his wife Susan of Scituate. Cherished grandmother...
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James R. Walker

May 5, 1926 - February 13, 2016

James R. Walker - Of Scituate, formerly of Norwood passed away at home on the morning of Feb. 13, 2016 in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Helen J. (Cullen) Walker, with whom he shared 63 years of marriage. Devoted father of James A. Walker & his wife Beth of Athol, Robert J. Walker of Randolph, Bonnie J. Reekie & her husband Craig of Norwood, John W. "Jack" Walker of Scituate and...
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Naomi Jean Evelyn

July 7, 1938 - February 8, 2016

Naomi J. (Nelson) Evelyn - 77, of Marshfield passed away peacefully on February 8, 2016. She was the devoted mother of Michael D. Evelyn of North Attleboro, Callie J. Frey of Marshfield and Lonise Evelyn Touhey and her husband Mark of Scituate. Cherished Grammy of Michael, Brian, Annee, Cristin, Graham, Addison, Lydia, Shannon and Erin. She is also survived by 7 great grandchildren. Loving...
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Anna A. Faria

December 15, 1942 - February 7, 2016

FARIA, Anna Agnes Victoria Veronica (Collins) - 73, of Scituate passed away on the evening of February 7, 2016. She was the beloved wife of Walter R. Faria, with whom she shared 49+ years of marriage. Devoted mother of Mary Faria and her husband Harry Wheeler of Hingham, Peter Faria and his wife Nichole of Scituate and Katherine Faria and her husband Christopher O'Reilly of Middleboro....
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Francine Marie Fletcher

March 1, 1966 - February 4, 2016

Francine was laid to rest at St. Mary's Cemetery in Scituate, Massachusetts.Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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John C. Miller

January 11, 1950 - February 4, 2016

John C. Miller, 66, of Marshfield, MA , died unexpectedly on February 4, 2016. He was born January 11, 1950 to the late Robert J. and Constance Miller. John is survived by his wife, Denise, two daughters, Julie Miller Kirby, her husband, Justin, Janice Mulholland, her husband, Larry, six grandchildren: Ashley Miller-Gonzalez, Yesenia Miller-Gonzalez and Itasha Miller-Gonzalez, Samantha Hammer,...
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Margaret Evans

November 16, 1929 - February 3, 2016

Margaret Covell Evans - of Marshfield formerly of Norwell, passed away February 3, 2016 in her 87th year. Beloved wife of the late William M. Evans. Devoted mother of William E Evans, Christopher Evans, Geoffrey Evans, Andrew Evans. Cherished grandmother of 13 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.Margaret was a graduate of Emmanuel College class of "53". She earned her Master's...
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Robert William Donegan

October 30, 1928 - February 3, 2016

Robert W. Donegan, age 87, passed away surrounded by his loving family on February 3. He is survived by his devoted wife of 62 years, Helen (Boudrot). He is also survived by his 5 children and their families - Elizabeth Bynarowicz, her husband Paul and their sons, Timothy, Michael and Peter of Simpsonville, SC; Nancy Levanchy, her husband John and their son Michael of Scituate; Susan Burke,...
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James Lanza

May 13, 1926 - February 1, 2016

LANZA, James, 89, of Scituate passed away on February 1, 2016. James is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Loretta (DeBonis), loving children, Stephen of Whitman, Maria and Joseph both of Scituate, cherished grandchildren, Stephen, Jr., Kevin, Andrew, Joby, Mia and Bella and dear brother of Stella Freni and her husband Santi of Belmont.James graduated from Watertown High School and joined...
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James Maynard Huntley

February 12, 1915 - January 31, 2016


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William Thomas O'Connor

July 6, 1933 - January 30, 2016

Mr. William T. O'Connor- 82, of Dorchester, passed away peacefully on the morning of January 30, 2016 at the Pat Roche Hospice Home. He was the beloved husband of the late Joan (Sheehan) O'Connor, his high school sweetheart, with whom he shared nearly 60 years of marriage. He was a proud US Army Veteran of the Korean War. Devoted father of Robert O'Connor & his wife Karen of Lowell,...
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Jeffrey J. Young

October 10, 1949 - January 28, 2016

YOUNG, Jeffrey J. - 66, Of Scituate passed away January 28, 2016 after struggling with a long illness. He was the beloved son of the late Arthur and Florence (Miller) Young.Devoted brother of Donald A. Young and his wife Deborah A. of Scituate and the late Richard Young. He is also survived by 2 nieces and 3 nephews.Jeffrey grew up and lived in Scituate most of his life. He graduated from...
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David Charles Mahan

April 21, 1954 - January 25, 2016

David C. Mahan - 61, of Marshfield passed away on the evening of January 25, 2016 after a lengthy illness. Beloved husband of 33 years to Elizabeth A. (Cooper) Mahan. Proud father to Connor P. Mahan. Son of the late Francis P. & Mary Ellen (Vereker) Mahan. Loving brother of the late Paul E. Mahan. A funeral service will be held Friday January 29th at 10 AM at the Richardson-Gaffey...
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Wilbur Cole

April 23, 1926 - January 25, 2016

Wilbur 'Joe' Cole, 89, of Scituate, passed away peacefully at home January 24th at 11:23 pm, surrounded by his loving family. Joe is survived by Dorothy (Whitney) Cole, devoted wife of 63 years, children David Cole and wife Evelyn of Merrill, WI, Steven Cole and wife Michele of Whitman, MA, Sandy Cole and partner Doug Kunitake of Londonderry, NH, cherished grandchildren, Chris Cole of Duxbury, MA...
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John Paul Kasper

February 9, 1930 - January 18, 2016

John "Jack" P. Kasper, Jr. - 85, of Scituate, passed away on January 18, 2016. John is survived by his devoted wife of 62 years, Aldona (Pauliukaitis), loving children Paul and his wife Susan of Scituate, Stephen of Truckee, CA and John of Scituate, cherished grandfather of Chris, John, Matt, Kate, and Kira. Jack spent 4 years in the Air Force from 1950-54, spending two years stationed in the...
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Thomas B. Fitzgerald

December 25, 1931 - January 9, 2016

Thomas B. Fitzgerald, 84, of Bridgewater, formerly of Medford and Watertown, passed away surrounded by his family on January 9, 2016. He was the beloved husband of the late Joan (Carr) Fitzgerald and the late Lenore Padula. Tom is survived by his devoted wife Rose of Bridgewater, loving children, Thomas Fitzgerald and his wife Dinine of Merrimac, Paul Fitzgerald of Boston, Mary Virginia...
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Hallie Aline Lockhart

June 22, 1919 - January 6, 2016

LOCKHART, Hallie Aline (Taylor), 96, of Hingham, MA and Midlothian VA, died 6 January 2016. Beloved wife of the late Clarence "Chick" Lockhart. Loving mother of Glenda Lockhart of Midlothian, VA. Cherished grandmother of Maite Díez (husband Eifion James) and adoring great grandmother of Brân James of Hull, MA. Hallie was the sister of the late Orville, Hasvel "Hap",...
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David Robert MacKay

April 14, 1943 - December 30, 2015

MacKay, David R. - 72, Of Scituate and Naples, FL passed away peacefully at home on the morning of December 30, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. With grace and courage, he battled melanoma for nearly five years. He was the beloved husband of Mary Lee (McHale) MacKay, with whom he shared 47 years of marriage. Devoted father of Suzanne MacKay, MD of Scituate, Scott MacKay and his wife...
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Allen Richard Fortes

November 17, 1942 - December 24, 2015

FORTES, Allen R. - Of Pembroke formerly of New Bedford passed away on the morning of December 24th, 2015 at the South Shore Hospital in his 74th year. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Pina) Fortes, with whom he shared 53 years of marriage.Born on November 17, 1943, he was the son of Julio Fortes and Hilda (Gibeau) Fortes. He was an avid Harley-Davidson rider.Devoted father of; Allen...
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Charlotte M. Lind

December 6, 1923 - December 24, 2015

LIND, Charlotte M. (Cellat) - Of Hingham, formerly of Framingham, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 24th, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Fred C. Lind, with whom she shared 58 years of marriage. Loving mother of Andrea L. Buffum and her husband Frederick of Cohasset. Devoted grandmother of Derick C. Buffum of Cohasset. Dear aunt of Paula Lind, Pamela McCallum and her son Timothy,...
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