Our Obituaries

Janice A. Christensen

January 21, 1947 - October 19, 2017

Janice Christensen, of Norwell, passed away peacefully at home on October 19, 2017. Born in Providence, R.I., she was a daughter of Edgar and Ruth Thomsen. Raised in Pawtucket, R.I., she attended Rhode Island College, was a high school math teacher and worked for many years in the Thomsen family business. Wife of the late Steven Christensen. Janice is survived by her daughter Erica Connolly, ...
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Jeanne Gallivan

August 1, 1930 - October 12, 2017

Ms. Jeanne Gallivan - 87, of Hingham, formerly of Quincy passed away peacefully on the afternoon of October 12, 2017. She was the beloved daughter of the late Francis L. and Margaret (Hurley) Gallivan.Jeanne was born in Boston and lived in Quincy for most of her life. She worked for over 30 years as a Radiation Technician at the V.A. Hospital in West Roxbury. Throughout her life she enjoyed...
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Nanette G. Taska

July 11, 1947 - October 11, 2017

Nanette Grace Taska, of Plymouth, passed away on October 11, 2017. Nanette was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 7, 1947 to John Anton Taska and Grace Louise Taska (Collins). Free-spirited and personable from the start, Nan charmed family and friends. Favored with a good heart and sweetness of nature, Nan will be mourned by those who knew her. Nan graduated from Scituate High School, Scituate...
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Harry E. Skillman

February 27, 1929 - October 11, 2017

Harry Elwood Skillman, 88, of Scituate, passed away peacefully on October 11, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of 53 years to Rose Marie (DiNardo) Skillman, who preceded him in death. He was the devoted father of William T. Skillman and his wife, Cheryl, of Houston, TX, Douglas E. Skillman and his wife, Stephanie, of Wesley Chapel, FL and Pamela M. Norton and her...
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Jon Mazuy

April 2, 1937 - October 11, 2017

On October 11, 2007, Jon Claude Mazuy died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 80 after suffering from Alzheimer's Disease. Jon was born in Newton, NJ. He graduated from the University of North Carolina with a degree in law. Jon served in the JAG Corp, US Navy. He attended OCS and Justice School in Newport, RI and was later stationed in Boston. Jon further utilized his legal talents as a...
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Ruth Murray

September 30, 1922 - October 10, 2017

Helen Ruth (Blanchard) Murray, of Marshfield, died peacefully on October 10, 2017, just days after her 95th birthday. Ruth was the beloved wife of the late John C. "Jack" Murray. Ruth is survived by her seven sons: John Clinton Murray and Trace Weldon of Harbeson, DE, Craig B. Murray and his wife Virginia of Marshfield; Dave C. Murray and his wife Margaret of Westford; Doug D. Murray of Wicklow,...
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Virginia Anne Fenn

November 6, 1931 - September 22, 2017

Anne (Lonergan) Fenn - of Scituate passed away on September 22, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Willard D. Fenn. Devoted mother of Kathleen Gaughan and her husband Ned of Scituate, MA and Peter Fenn and his wife Maureen of Windham, NH. Cherished grandmother of Molly Crane and Michael Gaughan, Elizabeth, Sean, Brian and Danny Fenn. Anne grew up in Waterbury Connecticut and met Will at age 15. Anne...
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Dorothy Murphy

June 21, 1932 - September 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Anne Therese Fagan

January 8, 1935 - September 19, 2017

Anne "Nancy" (Gordon) Fagan, of Hingham, MA formerly of Somers, CT, died in the early morning hours of September 19th, 2017 at the age of 82.Baptized Anne, but known to her family and friends as Nancy, she was one of ten children born and raised in the Bronx, New York. She attended St. Helena's Grammar and High School before graduating from Fordham University. She later earned her Masters In...
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Anne M. Jannetty

December 11, 1911 - September 13, 2017

JANNETTY, Anne M. (Ordille) - 105, of Scituate, MA, formerly of Absecon, NJ passed away peacefully on the morning of September 13, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late William Jannetty, with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Anne was a devoted and generous mother of Mary Ann Devine and her husband Joseph of Scituate, MA and Susan Curren and her husband Ral Curren of San Miguel de...
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John A. Taska

May 29, 2017 - September 8, 2017

John Anton Taska, 102, died peacefully on September 8, 2017, in Duxbury. Throughout his final days and nights, John was surrounded by his family. John was born May 29, 1915 in Philadelphia, PA to Anton "Foxy" Taska from Germany and Clara Holstein from Austria. John grew up in Norwood, NJ where he met his childhood sweetheart, the late Grace Louise Taska. Their first meeting at the local ice...
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Eileen Naegelin

February 6, 1926 - August 24, 2017

NAEGELIN, Eileen T. (Dowd) - Of Mashpee, formerly of Weymouth passed away peacefully on the morning of August 24, 2017 at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Cortland Naegelin, with whom she shared 55 years of marriage. Devoted mother of Cortland Naegelin, Jr. and his wife Melissa of Weymouth, Jean Todesca and her husband Larry of Medfield, Teresa Dirksmeier and her late husband Mark of...
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Margaret Ann Becker

November 30, 1947 - August 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Mary Brennan Buckley

December 2, 1957 - August 21, 2017

Buckley, Mary Brennan - Age 59, of Kingston, formerly of Scituate, passed away peacefully August 21, 2017. Beloved mother to Erin Buckley and Kerry Buckley. Lovingly remembered by her fiancé David Frank and his children Matthew and Emily. Cherished sister to Frank Brennan, his wife Terry, the late Jeffrey Brennan, Coleen Brennan, the late James Brennan, the late Christopher Brennan, Kevin...
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Jason Edward Silvia

February 24, 1949 - August 16, 2017

Jason Edward Silvia - 68, of The Pinehills in Plymouth, formerly of Norwell and Scituate passed away peacefully at home on August 16, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Nancy (Enright) Silvia, with whom he shared 35 years of marriage.Jason was the devoted father of Nicole D. Hayes and her husband Brian of South Weymouth and...
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Francis X. Gallivan

April 4, 1933 - August 11, 2017

Gallivan, Francis X.- Age 84, of Scituate, passed away August 11, 2017. Loving husband to the late Mary Jo Gallivan for 58 years. Son to the late Francis and Margaret Gallivan. Cherished father to Kathleen Holmquest, her husband Christopher of Marshfield, Kerry Igo, her husband Paul of Sandwich, Andrew Gallivan, his wife Mary of New Windsor NY and Megan Quinn, her husband Robert of Scituate....
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Margaret Hallihan

February 23, 1922 - August 11, 2017

Margaret (Peg) Hallihan of Scituate died Friday August 11, 2017 at the age of 95. Peg is survived by her son Ian Hallihan of Merrimack NH and her granddaughter Kerri Hallihan of Marshfield. Her husband, Cornelius Hallihan, passed away in 1987.Peg was a woman who worked hard her whole life and was very successful at whatever challenge she faced. Moving from Ireland to England after WWII, she and...
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Janet A. Carroll

September 7, 1934 - August 3, 2017

Janet A. (Finnegan) Carroll, 82, of Dorchester, formerly of Scituate, passed away peacefully on the morning of August 3, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Paul J. Carroll, with whom she shared 30 years of marriage.Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Beatrice (Maloney) Finnegan. A graduate of Matignon High School in Cambridge, she went on to earn her RN at...
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James W. Knapp

April 7, 1932 - July 30, 2017

Knapp, James W. Jr- Age 85, of Kingston and formally of Scituate, passed away July 30, 2017. James was a son of the late James and Mary Knapp. Husband to the late Judy Knapp. Loving father to William Knapp, Donald Knapp, Karen Gammon, Step children Andrea, Phil and Heather. Cherished grandfather to Rebecca, Holly, Connor, Kelsey and great grandfather to Max and Lou. Beloved brother to 10 siblings...
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Robert Carney McHugh

January 15, 1937 - July 26, 2017

Robert Carney McHugh, of Scituate, passed away on July 26th, 2017. Loving father of Laura Cronin and her husband Ted of Harwich. Loving grandfather to Colleen Cronin. Robert leaves his brothers Edward McHugh of Scituate and John McHugh of Hingham, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Edward and Eleanor McHugh of Bridgewater and his brother Richard McHugh of Wellesley....
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Paul G. Crowley

July 17, 1930 - July 26, 2017

Paul Gerard Crowley, 87, died peacefully Wednesday, July 26 at his home in Scituate. He was born July 17, 1930 in Boston, MA. Paul grew up in Dorchester and Quincy, MA. He was a graduate of North Quincy High School, class of 1949. Paul joined the U.S. Marine Corp in 1951, and served his country for two years during the Korean War. Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Gerard Crowley and...
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John P. Horgan

August 24, 1949 - July 23, 2017

John P. Horgan peacefully passed away on Sunday night in his home surrounded by his family and friends. John is survived by his wife of 27 years, Donna Ruffner. Son to the late Michael and Margaret Horgan. John is cherished by his four children Jillian Beck, and her husband Craig and son Francis, Brendan, Connor, and Trevor. Beloved brother to Ann Herrman, Katherine Fahy, her husband Gerard, and...
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Nancy Adele Archibald

August 3, 1931 - July 21, 2017

ARCHIBALD, Nancy Adele (Nilson) - Of Hingham, formerly of Scituate and Milton, passed away peacefully on the morning on July 21, 2017. She was the beloved wife of nearly 50 years to the late Robert E. Archibald, who predeceased her in 2001.Born in Quincy, MA and raised in Milton, she was the daughter of the late A. Paul Nilson and Mildred Hicks Nilson.She was a graduate of Milton High School...
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Richard Paul Barrows

August 17, 1969 - July 18, 2017

Richard Paul "Richie" Barrows, Sr. - of Weymouth, former longtime resident of Scituate, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on the morning of July 18, 2017 at the age of 47.He was the beloved partner of over 20 years to Kelly Baker and the loving father of Brittani Barrows of Marshfield, Richard P. Barrows, Jr, Joseph Barrows, Kelcie Barrows and Cheyanne Barrows all of Weymouth...
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Jessie T. Morrell

March 20, 1940 - July 15, 2017

Jessie T. (Cole) Morrell - 77, of Scituate passed away July 15, 2017 after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Jerome P. Minehan and the late Arthur H. Morrell.Devoted mother of Jerome P. Minehan of Scituate, Tracey E. Leahy and her husband Patrick of Scituate and the late Richard C. Minehan. Cherished Nanee of Christian, Georgia and Elliette Leahy and Maddie Jessie Minehan...
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Joseph Edward Cochran

April 23, 1965 - July 10, 2017

Cochran, Joseph Edward- Age 52, passed away July 10, 2017. He was a son of Randall V. and Eugenia Cochran. Loving father to Shawna Cochran of Scituate and Brian Cochran of Scituate. Former husband of Suzanne Cochran. Cherished brother to Mary Moir of Weymouth, Ann Marie McDonald of Marshfield, William Cochran of Marlborough and Irene Cochran of Oregon. He will also be remembered by 4 nieces and...
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Robert George Bashford

January 4, 1932 - July 10, 2017

Bashford, Robert- of Plymouth, passed away July 10, 2017. Loving husband of the late M. Patricia Bashford. Son of the late Anna (Grube) and Clarence Bashford. Brother of Mary Alice Frieze of Covina CA. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Robert was a graduate of Glendale CA City College, class of 1954. Robert served with the CA Army NG in the Korean Conflict. A memorial service will...
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Harold Edward Cortez

September 24, 1924 - July 6, 2017

Harold Edward Cortez, Age 92, of Scituate, passed away July 6, 2017. He was a son of the late Antonio and Florence Cortez. Devoted husband to the late Jane (Delano) Cortez. Loving father to the late Helen J. Cummings. Cherished grandfather to Joseph Cummings and Heather Cummings, her partner Emanuel Simons, great grandfather to Alyssa Holley, Henry Simons and Zoey Simons. Beloved brother of the...
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David Albert Litchfield

August 25, 1958 - July 5, 2017

LITCHFIELD, David Albert - 58, of Pembroke, formerly of Norwell passed away unexpectedly on July 5, 2017 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He was the beloved son of the late Myron and Beverly (Newcomb) Litchfield. Dave is survived by sister Marcia (Mark) Wilson of Dunstable and brother Jeffrey (Alice) Litchfield of Duncan, SC; nephews Derek Litchfield and Sean Litchfield (Zachary...
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Thomas Leo Donovan

June 26, 1991 - July 4, 2017

Thomas "Tommy" Donovan, 26, of Scituate passed away unexpectedly at his home on July 4, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was the loving son of Lisa (Cavanaugh) and Stephen Donovan. He leaves behind his brother, Daniel, sisters Kelly and Lindsay and many aunts, uncles and cousins.Born in Weymouth, Tommy grew up in Scituate and graduated from Scituate High School. He was pursuing a...
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Harold P. Lynch

October 16, 1938 - July 4, 2017

Harold "Happy"Lynch - Age 78, of Scituate, formerly of Roxbury, passed away July 4, 2017. He was a son of the late Henry and Marion Lynch. He is survived by his wife Ann "Betty Anne" Lynch and his longtime companion Bonnie Broe. Beloved father of Michael and his wife Monique of Scituate, Ann Lynch of Norwood, Paul and his wife Meredith of Marshfield, Linda of Quincy, Brian and his wife Tami of...
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Ann T. Stevens

November 19, 1925 - July 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Leslie Kilduff

July 16, 1953 - July 1, 2017

Kilduff, Leslie- of Scituate, passed away on July 1, 2017. She was a daughter of Rudolph and Inez Ferrari. Beloved wife to Frank Kilduff, MD. Cherished mother of Matthew Kilduff and Michaela Kilduff of Scituate. Loving sister to Gizelle Ferrari-Wong (Lauren) of Westwood, NJ, Gabrielle King (Richard) of Warwick, NY, Michelle Nicolosi of Amawalk, NY and Nicole Ferrari of Houston, TX. She will be...
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Joseph G. McLellan

June 20, 1935 - June 25, 2017

Joseph G., Sr. "Mac" McLellan - 82, of Scituate and North Fort Myers, FL passed away peacefully at home in Scituate on June 25, 2017 after a lengthy illness. He was the beloved husband of Mary T. (Conroy) McLellan, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Devoted father of Daniel McLellan of Alexandria, VA, Michael McLellan and his wife Lisa of Duxbury, Joseph McLellan, Jr. and his wife...
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Robert F. Tarantino

July 30, 1932 - June 23, 2017

Robert F. Tarantino - 84, of Scituate passed away on June 23, 2017 at the West Roxbury V. A. Hospital after a brief illness. Beloved husband of the late Barbara J. (Blake) Tarantino, with whom he shared 61 years of marriage. Devoted father of Robert Tarantino and his wife Cathy of Attleboro and Diane Zeidman and her husband Michael of Plymouth. Cherished grandfather of Ricky, Patricia,...
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John F. Murphy

June 14, 1930 - June 23, 2017

John F. Murphy - 87, proud Scituate resident for over 46 years, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family following a long illness. He was the beloved husband of Anne Murphy, with whom he shared 57 wonderful years of marriage. Devoted father of Michael Murphy and his partner, Jeanette Jones, of Plano, TX, Brian Murphy of Dallas, TX and Deirdre Finnegan and her husband Danny of...
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Michael J. Sacchitella

January 21, 1931 - June 9, 2017

Michael J. Sacchitella of Scituate, Massachusetts passed recently after a long illness. "Poppy" was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and decorated Korean War Veteran. He leaves behind sons Mike and his wife Mary of Scituate, Dave of Connecticut and Chris of Scituate; grandchildren Matteo, Dominic, Dante, Olympia, Joseph, Nikolas, Natalie, Megan, Taryn, Kristen, Maria...
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Andrew Patrick Leach

March 23, 1976 - June 2, 2017

LEACH, Andrew Patrick- Age 41, of Milton, formerly of Scituate, passed away suddenly on June 2, 2017 while exercising at his gym. He was the beloved husband of Amanda (Kelsay) Leach, with whom he exchanged vows on August 30, 2015.Born and raised in Scituate, Andrew was the loving son of Richard and Jacqueline (Hart) Leach. Cherished brother of Matthew Leach and his wife Maryellen (Gill) Leach...
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Paul Kelly

April 13, 1927 - May 31, 2017

Paul F. Kelly - 90, of Scituate, formerly of Meeting House Hill, Dorchester passed away on the morning of May 31, 2017.Born in Boston, he was the beloved son of the late Thomas J. and Mary (Furlong) Kelly.Loving brother of Thomas Kelly and the late Mary of Brewster. Virginia Doherty and the late Bernard of North Quincy and Scituate, Robert Kelly and his wife Kay of Wollaston and the late Ann...
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Jean M. Dietz

July 15, 1932 - May 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Paul T. Devine

September 6, 1933 - May 24, 2017

Paul T. Devine- Age 83, formerly of Scituate and a resident of Hale's Location, New Hampshire, passed away on May 24, 2017. Paul was a son of the late J. Frank and Josephine Devine. Cherished husband for 56 years to Margaret Devine.Beloved father to James B. Devine, John D. Devine, Patricia M. Kearney, Steven M. Devine and the late Paul T. Devine Jr. Loving grandfather to Melissa, Kevin, Hayley,...
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James Joseph Harmon, Sr.

January 28, 1939 - May 22, 2017

James Joseph Harmon, Sr., 78 years old, of Scituate departed this life on Monday, May 22, 2017 peacefully at home. His devoted wife Maureen (Kinsella) and beloved children Jay, Michael and Tara were at Jim's side during his long journey with Alzheimer's Disease. Jim known for his kind and gentle manner and love for his family, his many friends, and his rich life, faced this fatal disease...
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Albert W. Martin

August 19, 1930 - May 19, 2017

Martin, Albert W.- Age 86, of Scituate passed away Friday May 19, 2017. He was a son of the late Leo and Ruth Martin. He is survived by daughters Ellen Hayes, her husband Dan Hayes of Concord, New Hampshire, Kelly Martin of California and son Patrick Martin of Pocasset , Ma; grandchildren Sarah Hayes , Kevin Hayes and Michaela Hayes all of Concord New Hampshire and Katherine Martin of Pocasset ,...
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David McHugh

August 14, 1939 - May 19, 2017

McHugh, David James "DJ"- Age 77, of Scituate, passed away on May 19, 2017. Born in Boston he was son of the late Patrick and Lillian McHugh. Beloved Husband of Susan J. (Martin) McHugh with whom he shared 19 years of marriage. Devoted father of David Jr. and his wife Judy of North Attelboro, Brian and his wife Jennifer of North Attelboro, Bernadette McHugh of Norton, Patrick and his wife...
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Paul H. O'Donoghue

December 23, 1930 - May 18, 2017

How do we define a life well lived, Let me try to talk about my dad's life.He was born in Canada a child of the depression. A Dual citizen and spoke fluent French.Loved classical music particularly Mozart and Beethoven.When parents separated, his Dad moved to Brooklyn. He lived with his Mom and brothers and sister Clair who is with us today.They were poor and depended upon other family members...
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Jean D. Stanley

March 7, 1930 - May 10, 2017

Jean (Davies) Stanley - 87, of Marshfield, formerly of Scituate passed away peacefully on May 10, 2017 at the Pat Roche Hospice Home in Hingham. She was the beloved wife of Peter W. Stanley with whom she shared 65 years of marriage.Daughter to William and Dorothy Davies. Devoted mother of David Stanley of St. Paul, MN, Mark and Dianne Stanley of Scituate, MA and Jon Stanley of Tewksbury MA . ...
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John Daniel McCarthy

October 25, 1937 - May 7, 2017

John Daniel "Jack" McCarthy, age 79, of Scituate passed away peacefully on May 7, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Marylou McCarthy, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage. Devoted father of John McCarthy of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Kevin McCarthy (Angie) of Burke, VA and Lauren Tafur (Nino) of Leesburg, FL. Cherished grandfather to five grandchildren. Loving brother of Joanne Donahue (Jack)...
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Ruth Ann Roquemore

April 16, 1928 - May 4, 2017

Ruth Wiesner Roquemore of Marshfield passed away peacefully on May 4, 2017. Born April 16, 1928 in Wheeling, West Virginia, Ruth was the cherished wife to the late Richard Dupree Roquemore, Jr; loving mother to Richard David Roquemore of Plymouth, partner Karen Woodhall; daughter Suzanne Dupree Ennis, husband Tom of West Roxbury; daughter Elizabeth Price Wigham, husband Chris of Wales, UK; son...
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Jeffrey Lee Willbanks

May 27, 1953 - May 3, 2017

Aged 63, of Marshfield and Harwichport. A kind and generous man to all that knew him. After a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer, passed on May 3rd, 2017 in Marshfield. Beloved Son of the late Wilton R. Willbanks and Gloria (Fee) Willbanks. Adopted son of Robert D. Hall, Esq. of Harwichport (Deceased). Loving brother of Deborah Foss and Robin "Dallas" Willbanks (Deceased).Best friend and...
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Joseph T. Jordan

December 19, 1934 - May 1, 2017

Joseph T. Jordan of Middleboro, MA died on May 1, 2017 following a brief illness. Born in Pittston, PA, Joe was the son of the late Joseph T., Sr. and Agnes Granahan Jordan. He was a 1952 graduate of St. John the Evangelist High School, Pittston and later attended Harrisburg Area Community College and Elizabethtown College. He was 82.After serving in the US Marine Reserves and the US Army from...
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Ryan William Walsh

August 30, 1985 - April 26, 2017

Ryan William Walsh, of Boston passed away on April 26, 2017 after a long struggle with addiction. He was born August 30th, 1985, the son of Marilyn Howes Walsh of Roslindale and the late Russell W. Walsh. He attended Scituate public schools and graduated from Massasoit Community College with an Associate's Degree in Business Administration. Ryan is survived by his mother Marilyn, his sister...
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William E. Conroy

October 29, 1933 - April 23, 2017

William E. Conroy - 83, of Scituate formerly of Duxbury passed away on the evening of April 24, 2017 at the South Shore Hospital following a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of 63 years to Elizabeth (MacDonald) Conroy. Devoted father of Gregory Conroy and his wife Ewa of Jamaica Plain, Cheryl Smith of Scituate and Doug Conroy and his wife Heather of Cohasset. Cherished Papa of...
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Caroline Mary Gorman

August 24, 1956 - April 18, 2017

Caroline M. (Dwyer) Gorman, age 60, of Pembroke and former longtime resident of Scituate passed away on April 18, 2017 after a recent rapid decline in health following a courageous, six year battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of Christopher J. Gorman with whom she shared nearly 21 years of marriage. Caroline was the devoted mother of Holly Fassnacht of Weymouth and Stephanie Binkley...
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Cathleen M. CotÚ

July 9, 1924 - April 6, 2017

Cathleen (Meade) Coté, originally from Dorchester, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2017 with family by her side. Wife of the late Richard E. Coté, devoted mother of Mary Cote-Doyle, Christine O'Brien, John Cote, and Martha Cote. Caring mother-in-law of Mark Doyle and Pat O'Brien, and proud grandmother of Kevin Doyle, Michael Doyle, Erin O'Brien, and Patrick O'Brien. Sister of Sr....
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Ralph Howard Brown

September 25, 1927 - March 31, 2017

Ralph H. Brown - 89, longtime Scituate resident, formerly of Hopedale, MA and Kernersville, NC passed away on March 31, 2017.He was the beloved husband of 35 years to the late Louise "Ann" (Williamson) Brown, who predeceased him in 1988; and Betsey (Pool) Erickson, with whom he shared nearly 25 years of marriage.Devoted father of Christopher A. Brown and his wife Julie "Missy" of Scituate,...
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David Joseph Carroll

October 21, 1990 - March 31, 2017

David Joseph Carroll, 26, of Scituate passed away on March 31, 2017 after a brief illness. He was the beloved son of Joseph and Laura (Cooney) Carroll of Scituate.Loving brother of Amy Carroll Flynn and her husband Lawrence of Duxbury and Leanne Carroll of Scituate. He was the proud "Uncle Davey" to his cherished niece and nephews Hailey, Andrew, Ryan and John Flynn.Grandson of Elizabeth Cooney...
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Muriel Donohue

September 26, 1939 - March 27, 2017

Age 77, formerly of Scituate, Massachusetts, passed away on March 27, 2017 after a long illness. Muriel was a generous woman who made kindness appear effortless. A talented musician, Muriel spent much of her life sharing her love of music with others. At various times over the years, she played the organ for services at several churches in southeastern Massachusetts, including in Scituate,...
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James William Coleman

November 3, 1929 - March 25, 2017

James W. Coleman - age 87, of Scituate, passed away March 25, 2017 while visiting family and friends in Florida. James was born in Dorchester to the late Thaddeus and Beatrice Coleman. He was the loving husband of 50 years to his late wife Dorothy Ann (Dillon) Coleman. Cherished father of Charles Patrick, his wife LuAnn, Jeanne Marie Mullin, Gregory James Coleman and Marita Paula Drosdik and the...
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Jean Schmitz

April 13, 1925 - March 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Maureen T. Place

August 27, 1949 - March 20, 2017

Maureen T. (McKenna) Place - 67, of Scituate, former longtime resident of Ashland passed away peacefully on the morning of March 20, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Peter W. Place, with whom she shared 44 years of marriage. She was the devoted mother of Christine Bache and her husband John of Hopedale, Kimberly Dustin and her husband Craig of Framingham and Kelly Devine and her...
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Joseph L. Nosella

October 26, 1930 - March 17, 2017

Joseph L. Nosella - 86, of Scituate passed from the world surrounded by much love on March 17, 2017. Husband of the late Patricia J. (O'Brien) Nosella. He is survived by his 2 daughters, Diane Peinert and her husband Dick and their 2 children Max and Rebecca of Lynnfield, Patricia Lambert and her husband Richard of Scituate, his sister Antonetta Bogue of Georgia and many nieces and nephews. He...
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Phyllis H. Hallam

September 23, 1920 - March 15, 2017

PHYLLIS MARGARET HESSION HALLAMPhyllis Margaret Hession Hallam, 96, died peacefully in Roswell, Georgia, on March 15, 2017, with her family by her side, following a brief illness. Phyllis was born in Calais, Maine, to William J. Hession and Georgia V. Culliton Hession on September 23, 1920.She was raised in the Boston suburbs of Arlington and Scituate. Phyllis was a graduate of Katherine Gibbs...
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Virginia Howe

March 31, 1916 - March 7, 2017

Virginia Marie (nee Fortier) Howe, of West Chester, PA, formerly of Scituate, died March 7, 2017, at age 100. Mrs. Howe was a retired school librarian. She was a graduate of Scituate High School and the University of South Florida. Virginia was an avid reader and participant in a writing group in West Chester. Virginia was preceded in death by her daughter Judith Howe and her husband Frank C....
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Sherod Murray

June 25, 1925 - March 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Mabel L. Klose

November 8, 1925 - March 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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William Haviland Dickinson

March 1, 1948 - February 25, 2017

William H. Dickinson of Scituate died peacefully on Saturday February 25th at the age of 68. Bill was the son of the late Albert W. Dickinson, and the late Doris G. Dickinson of Scituate. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, Bill attended school there until his senior year, when he moved to Scituate, graduating from Scituate High School in 1966. After an honorable discharge from the US Navy, he...
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Jane Catherine Conboy

April 24, 1957 - February 23, 2017

Jane Catherine Conboy - 59, of Marshfield formerly of Scituate passed away peacefully in Scituate on February 23, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Buddy Wright.Jane was born in Boston and raised in Roslindale and Scituate, the daughter of the late Jeanne (Drummey) and Moe Conboy. She was a graduate of Notre Dame Academy in Hingham. Jane was true to her faith throughout her life. She...
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Brendon D. Healey

July 9, 1933 - February 22, 2017

Brendon D. Healey, of Boca Raton, FL, formerly of Scituate, MA, passed away peacefully on February 22, 2017 at home. He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Ann (McNamara), their children, Mark (Robin) of Boca Raton, Florida, Mary of Boca Raton, Florida , Chris (Kim) of Sacramento, California, David (Brian) of West Palm Beach, Florida, Thom (Diana) of Fullerton, California, Susan (Mike)...
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Brendon D. Healey

July 9, 1933 - February 22, 2017

Brendon D. Healey, of Boca Raton, FL, formerly of Scituate, MA, passed away peacefully on February 22, 2017 at home. He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Ann (McNamara), their children, Mark (Robin) of Boca Raton, Florida, Mary of Boca Raton, Florida , Chris (Kim) of Sacramento, California, David (Brian) of West Palm Beach, Florida, Thom (Diana) of Fullerton, California, Susan (Mike)...
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Peter A. Whitfield

May 1, 1923 - February 18, 2017

Peter Andrew Whitfield (Sr.), a 47 year resident of Scituate, went home to the Lord on February 18, 2017 at the age of 93.Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the fifth of six children of his father John P. Whitfield. Peter, his brothers Francis (Scotty), Donald and his sister Gertrude (Trudy) were the four children of John's wife Christina M. Whitfield. Peter and his four brothers (George, Jack, Scotty...
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Teddy E. Jacobs

March 8, 1934 - February 17, 2017

Teddy Eugene "Jake" Jacobs, 82, of Scituate passed away peacefully at home. Jake was a veteran of the US Coast Guard. He was retired from Young's Boatyard in Scituate and was known to many of the town's boaters and fisherman. Teddy always held a special place in his heart for Ohio and the family farms. In Scituate, he served as a Cub Scout Pack Leader and Boy Scout Troop Leader. In retirement,...
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Margaret Elizabeth Christensen

September 22, 1938 - February 12, 2017

Margaret Elizabeth Christensen, 78, formerly of Scituate MA, passed away with her family by her side on February 12, 2017. Margie was born in Boston MA to parents Thomas and Katherine Murphy. She retired from the Scituate School District after 24 years and relocated to Port Charlotte FL. Margie is survived by her loving husband Richard Christensen, brother Thomas Murphy and sisters Ellen Mahony,...
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Patrick Michael Sullivan

October 30, 1991 - February 9, 2017

Patrick M. Sullivan age 25, of Scituate MA, died unexpectedly on February 9, 2017 as a result of a motor vehicle accident. Patrick is the beloved son of Daniel F. Sullivan, III and the late Pamela J. Sullivan, of Scituate. Loving twin brother of Daniel F Sullivan IV of Scituate. Cherished grandson of Anna May Sullivan of Scituate and the late Daniel F Sullivan Jr. Devoted nephew of John L....
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Joseph V. Genovese

October 12, 1951 - February 6, 2017

Mr. Joseph V. Genovese - 65, of Scituate passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family after a remarkably dignified and brave fight against cancer. He was the beloved husband of Debora (Kulbaba) Genovese, with whom he had recently celebrated 36 years of marriage.Joseph was born in Palermo, Sicily in 1951, the son of the late Victor and Maria (Pino) Genovese. The family...
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Caroline Ann Cassidy

March 25, 1947 - February 5, 2017

Longtime Scituate resident passed away after a brief illness surrounded by family. She was the beloved wife of Alan P. Cassidy, with whom she shared 48 years of marriage.Born and raised in Dorchester, she was the daughter of the late Foster David and Helen Theresa Parsons. Caroline dedicated her life to helping others as a visiting nurse through the South Shore Visiting Nurse Association.She was...
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Dennis James Dilley

September 1, 1932 - February 2, 2017

Dennis James Dilley, 84, of Scituate, MA and Orange Park, FL, died Thursday, February 2, 2017 at home in Orange Park. Dennis James Dilley was born September 1, 1932 in New London, Minnesota, to Walter and Bessie Dilley, the youngest of nine children. He often spoke fondly of his childhood, especially the love and devotion his older siblings showered upon him. A graduate of New London High...
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James D. Campbell

October 12, 1936 - January 28, 2017

Age 80, of Hull, passed away January 28, 2017 in Pompano Beach, Florida. Born in Somerville, Jim was the son of the late Martin and Mary Campbell. He was the cherished husband to his late wife Janet Zoia Campbell. He is survived by several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Jim is a 1954 graduate of St. Patrick's High School in Watertown and a proud...
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John W. Lyons

October 11, 1939 - January 23, 2017

John W. "Jack" Lyons, of Scituate, Massachusetts passed away peacefully on January 23, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Mary (Lanagan) Lyons. Dad of Christine (John) Peterson of CT, Elizabeth (Andrew) Vitols of VA, Meagan Lyons of Scituate and John Michael (Stephanie) Lyons of OR. Grandpa of Cate, Jack and Jenevieve of CT, Ellie and Ned of VA and Taylor, Brady and Finn of OR.Brother in law...
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Margaret Mary Mahoney

May 12, 1942 - January 22, 2017

Age 74, of Scituate, passed away January 22, 2017 surrounded by her family. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Margaret was a daughter of the late Edward and Margaret Sullivan of Watertown. She was the loving wife of over fifty years to Stephen Mahoney. Beloved mother to Kathleen Schoemer and her husband Markus of Oxford, Maureen Pearce and her husband Glenn of Kenya, Stephen Mahoney and his wife...
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Elizabeth H. Cass

July 11, 1922 - January 17, 2017

Elizabeth Helen Cass, of Scituate, formerly of Cohasset passed away peacefully on the morning of January 17, 2017. She was 94 years old. She was the beloved wife of the late Bertram E. Cass, Jr. She was the devoted mother of Edward W. Cass and his wife Linda of Scituate. Cherished grandmother of Jennifer Smith and her husband Benjamin of Norwell, and loving great grandmother to two great...
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Ronald Lewis

January 27, 1938 - January 16, 2017

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Mildred Anne Sisk

June 29, 1924 - January 16, 2017

SCITUATE Mildred Anne (O'Keefe) Sisk, 92, of Scituate passed away peacefully after a brief stay at the NVNA Hospice House in Hingham on January 15, 2017. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Maryanne and Dan Irish of Hooksett, NH, and son Raymond W. (Bill) Sisk, Jr. of Tucson, AZ. Mildred grew up in Somerville. She was predeceased by her parents John J. O'Keefe and Mildred J. ...
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Kathleen Blair

July 28, 1936 - January 15, 2017

Blair, Kathleen Lee- Age 80, of Scituate, passed away January 15, 2017. Born in Plainfield, NJ, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Nora Lee. She was the beloved husband of the late Edward Nicholas Blair. She will be lovingly remembered by her children Brian Blair, fiancée Amy, Margot Blair, Carolyn Hofford, Husband Michael, Sheila Blair Jacoby, husband Brennan; cherished grandmother...
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Margaret Mary Dooner

June 18, 1957 - January 15, 2017

Age 59, of Hull, passed away January 15, 2017 in Scituate. Born in Boston, she was a daughter of the late Bill and Concetta Dooner. She was the cherished mother to her son Andrew Joseph "AJ" Dooner, of Hull. Beloved sister to James Dooner, his wife Trudy of South Hamilton, Ma. She was the former wife of Stephen E. Edelstein. She will be missed by her close friend Gordon Stone, of Quincy. Margaret...
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Nina T. Belsan

February 25, 1938 - January 13, 2017

Belsan, Antonina Therese "Nina"- Age 78, of Scituate, passed away January 13, 2017 at the Cardigan Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Assunto Giordano. Nina was the beloved wife to the late Gerald E. Belsan. Loving mother to James Belsan, wife Mary, of Marshfield, Teresa Belsan, Pete Belsan, wife Michelle and John Belsan,...
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Jean Louise Finnie

September 18, 1926 - January 12, 2017

Finnie, Jean Louise, Age 90, of Scituate, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on January 12, 2017.. Born in Butler, Pa, Jean was the daughter of the late John Eisler and his wife Dorothy, and Mary McBride. Cherished wife of the late Arthur S. Finnie.Devoted mother of Janet E. Payne and her husband Larry of College Station, TX, Dorothy H. Leach and her husband John C. of Scituate, and...
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Peter Alves

July 24, 1945 - January 9, 2017

Peter Alves Sr.- Age 71, of Scituate, passed away January 9, 2017 at South Shore Hospital. Born in Cape Verde, he was a son of the late Sebastian Delgado and Carolina (Alves) Andrade. Peter leaves behind his loving wife of 34 years, Carolina (Monteiro) Alves; daughters Susan Alves, Diana Alves, Sheila Alves Taldon, Kelsey Alves and his late son Peter Alves Jr.; 12 Grandchildren; 6...
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Helen L. D'Alessandro

August 26, 1935 - January 5, 2017

Helen Louise (Ross) D'Alessandro, 81, of Scituate, passed away on January 5, 2017.Beloved wife of 55 years to William T. D'Alessandro. Loving mother of Richard D'Alessandro of Sacramento, CA, Catherine Martin and her husband Wayne of Marshfield. Devoted grandmother to Alexandra and John of Marshfield. Daughter of the late Helen (Dufficy) & Kenneth Ross of New Bedford, sister of the late...
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Arthur Wilson Anderson

April 1, 1927 - January 2, 2017

Anderson, Arthur Wilson- Age 89, of North Scituate, passed away January 2, 2017. Born in North Scituate, Arthur was a son of the late James and Doris (Wilson) Anderson. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Gail Anderson; daughter Laura Smith and her husband Frank; sons Scott Anderson and his wife Laura Jean; Gary and his late wife Mary Beth, all of Scituate. Grandchildren James his...
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Emma Maeve Hofmann

February 22, 1997 - January 1, 2017

Emma Maeve Hofmann, age 19, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 1, 2017, following a long illness. Emma spent her final days surrounded by family and one very special friend. Born in Boston, on February 22, 1997, to Kathleen (Hanlon) Hofmann and Robert Hofmann, Emma spent her entire life in Scituate, Massachusetts. She attended Scituate Elementary schools and graduated from Scituate High...
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Priscilla Batty

November 20, 1941 - December 27, 2016

Surrounded by her loving family, Priscilla Line Batty, passed to eternity in the home of her eldest son on December 27, 2016 after celebrating a joyful Christmas. Priscilla was born on November 20,1941 in Sioux City, Iowa to Rolland Alexis Line and Catharine Perkins Line and older sister Kay. Priscilla graduated from Lyons Township High School of La Grange, Illinois in 1959 and in only three...
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Mary Carol Malloy

April 25, 1950 - December 23, 2016

Mary C. (Mullen) Malloy - 66, Of Scituate, formerly of Braintree and Boston, passed away on the morning of December 23, 2016 after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of Kevin T. Malloy, with whom she shared nearly 40 years of marriage and the devoted mother of Brian J. Malloy and his wife Elizabeth of West Roxbury and Elizabeth A. (Malloy) McCann and her husband Nick of San Diego, CA. ...
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James Bournazos

March 8, 1922 - December 23, 2016

James Charles Bournazos, 94, of Scituate passed away peacefully on December 23, 2016.He was born in Boston in 1922 to parents Charles and Georgia (Lostaros) Bournazos. He grew up in West Somerville, graduated from Somerville High School in 1940 and attended Tufts University before enlisting in the US Army Air Corps in 1943. He served in Florida, New York and Connecticut as an aircraft engine...
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Genevieve Theresa Desmond

May 26, 1923 - December 19, 2016

Genevieve Desmond (née Logue), a longtime resident of Scituate, MA passed away peacefully at Queen Anne Nursing Home in Hingham, surrounded by family, on December 19th, 2016. She was 93. Born and raised in the Boston area, she was educated at Boston Academy of Notre Dame and earned a B.S. in biology from Emmanuel College. She had summered in Scituate since childhood and moved permanently...
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Phyllis Jean Henderson

February 7, 1936 - December 15, 2016

Phyllis J Henderson, age 80, of Scituate, formerly of Hingham, passed away peacefully at home on December 15, 2016, surrounded by her family after a long illness. Phyllis was born and raised in Hingham, by her parents Robert & Esther MacDonald. She is a 1954 graduate of Hingham High School, and a member of the National Honor Society. She enjoyed spending time with her many grandchildren and...
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Margaret Turner

December 4, 1927 - December 13, 2016

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Glenna Wallace

April 20, 1928 - December 12, 2016

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Linda Cuff

November 15, 1943 - December 8, 2016

CUFF, Linda (Fornell) - 73, of Scituate, formerly of Cohasset, passed away peacefully on the morning of December 8, 2016. She was the beloved wife of William Cuff, with whom she shared 52 years of marriage. Devoted mother of Susan Finestone and her husband Ronald of Marblehead, William F. Cuff of Quincy, and Lisa Bergofin and her husband William of New York City. She was the cherished...
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Maybelle Chadbourne

May 31, 1928 - December 7, 2016

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Robert Paul Green

March 18, 1938 - December 7, 2016

Born and raised in Scituate, MA passed away peacefully on the morning of December 7, 2016 at the age of 78. He was the devoted father of Jane Watt, Laurie Waterman and her husband Dana and Heather Violette and her fiance Jeff Cole and adored stepfather of and Kristine Smith and her husband Justin. Cherished grandfather of James, Susan, Curtis, Jacob, Hannah, Trevor and Myah. Great grandfather...
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