Our Obituaries

Linda Cuff

November 15, 1943 - December 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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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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Anne M. Holdsworth

August 25, 1933 - December 3, 2016

83, of Scituate, formerly of Chelsea passed away peacefully on December 3, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert L. Holdsworth, with whom she shared 58 years of marriage. Devoted mother 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. Cherished "Nana" of Sarah, Nicholas,...
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Clara Elizabeth Higgs

June 14, 1925 - November 30, 2016

Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home 382 First Parish Road, Scituate, Massachusetts 02066Clara Elizabeth Higgs, "Wee", 91, of Scituate, formerly of Braintree passed awayon November 30 2016. Loving wife of the late Lawrence L. Higgs; devoted mother of David Higgs and his wife Susanne, Darlene Verzone and her husbandRobert, Delia Higgs Weikert and the late Deanna Garland and husband the late Richard...
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Doris Rita Beale

July 17, 1930 - November 23, 2016

Doris R. Beale - 86, longtime Scituate resident, passed away peacefully on the morning of November 23, 2016. She was the beloved wife of Richard F. Beale, with whom she shared nearly 60 years of marriage.Devoted mother of Thomas Beale and his wife Tara of Plympton, Timothy Beale and his wife Marina of Plymouth and the late Terrence Beale and Elizabeth Beale.Proud Grammy of Taite, Tristan, Trent...
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Michael James Goulding

October 7, 1993 - November 20, 2016

Michael James Goulding- 23, of Scituate passed away unexpectedly following an automobile accident on November 20, 2016. He was the beloved son of Richard and Robin Goulding of Scituate.Michael was the loving brother of Rick and his wife Caitlin of Norwell, and Robert, Douglas, and Mary all of Scituate.He is also survived by many beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, and his new nephew, Bodie.Michael...
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Patrick John Burke

January 11, 1963 - November 19, 2016

BURKE, PATRICK JOHN, entered into rest November 19, 2016 suddenly at the South Shore Hospital, at the age of 53. Dear son of the late John P and Carol Ann (Miller) Burke. Devoted brother of Deirdre Woolley and her husband Douglas of Norwood, Ellen Anderson and her husband Michael of Scituate and the late Edwin Burke Sr. Patrick was the cherished uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the...
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Richard Proctor Ogden

July 13, 1948 - November 16, 2016

Age 68, of Cohasset passed away on November 16, 2016, son of the late Harold Proctor Ogden and Jean Frances Ogden of Scituate, he is survived by his loving wife Deborah Grieci Ogden and his son Travis H. Ogden.Richard will forever remain in the hearts of his sister, Lynne O'Brien and husband Mike O'Brien; sister Pamela Ogden; brother David Ogden and Dawn Mack; nieces and nephews, Darci O&...
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Erlinda Holland

April 3, 1948 - November 16, 2016

HOLLAND, Erlinda - 68, of Scituate, formerly of Cabilian Southern Leyte Phillipines passed away peacefully on November 16 after an illness. Daughter of the late Francisco and Constancia Sibunga. She is survived by her loving husband Joseph E Holland III of Scituate of whom she shared 43 years of marriage. Devoted mother of Francisco (Cisco) Holland and wife Jeaneen of Scituate. Jonathan Holland...
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Mark Szymczuk Peters

February 11, 1959 - November 15, 2016

Mark Szymczuk Peters - 57, of Fort Lauderdale, FL, former resident of Woonsocket and N. Smithfield, passed away peacefully on November 15, 2016 after an admirably courageous, 2-year long battle with cancer. Mark is survived by his beloved longtime partner, Emilio Petrillo. Mark was born Feb. 11, 1959, the son of M. Helen (Hebert) Szymczuk of North Smithfield and the late Peter Szymczuk. Mark...
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Donald Edward Quinn

January 13, 1949 - November 15, 2016

QUINN JR, DONALD E "DONNIE" aka "THE MIGHTY QUINN", entered into rest November 15, 2016 suddenly at the South Shore Hospital, at the age of 67. Loving husband of Anita (Graffeo) Quinn. Devoted father of Denise Quinn and her fiancé Steven Silveira and Angela Pelleteir and her husband Rob. Cherished grandfather of Gianna Silveira. Devoted brother of Marsha Rice and her husband Jim and...
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Louise Musser

March 16, 1930 - November 15, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Winifred Donovan

February 1, 1924 - November 15, 2016

Winifred J. (Murtha) Donovan, 92, died peacefully at home on November 15, surrounded by family. Winifred was the loving wife of the late William L. Donovan. Winifred was a beloved mother of six children: William Jr. and Margaret Donovan of Scituate, Sheila and Gerald Curry of Union, ME, Barry and Norma Donovan of Silver Spring, MD, Regina Keller of E. Falmouth; Gregory Donovan of Kingston;...
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Kenneth Richard Loring

June 14, 1947 - November 14, 2016

Kenneth R. Loring, family man, entrepreneur, problem solver, gearhead and self-styled "kid from Weymouth" resolved his quarrels with cancer and departed on a king tide under the glow of the super moon on November 14, 2016. He enjoyed his final days at his Scituate home in the care and company of his wife, children, grandchildren and life-long friends. His was a wonderful life. Kenny celebrated...
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Thomas Jenner Berry

May 29, 1932 - November 13, 2016

Dr. Thomas Jenner Berry, Jr. - 84, Of Scituate, formerly of Easton and Brookline passed away peacefully surrounded by his family after a brief illness. Beloved husband of Nancy Berry, with whom he shared 62 years of marriage.Devoted father of Christopher F. Berry and his late wife Emeline of Scituate and the late Thomas Jenner Berry, III. Cherished grandfather of Thomas Jenner Berry, IV and...
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Belmira Gomes

February 23, 1921 - November 12, 2016

Mrs. Belmira (Goncalves) Gomes passed away peacefully at home on November 12, 2016 at the age of 95 surrounded by her loving family.She was the beloved wife of the late Adelino Gomes, with whom she married in 1951 and shared nearly 65 years of marriage. Born February 23, 1921 on the Island of Fogo, Cape Verde, she had been a Scituate resident since 1968.Our mom was the Matriarch of a large family...
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Barbara Tarantino

August 21, 1932 - November 10, 2016

Tarantino, Barbara Joan (Blake)- of Scituate, passed away suddenly on November 10, 2016 at South Shore Hospital, at the age of 84. Beloved wife for 61 years to Robert F. Tarantino. Loving mother of Robert Tarantino and his wife Cathy of Attleboro and Diane Zeidman and her husband Michael of Plymouth. Cherished grandmother of Ricky, Patricia, Stephen, Chris, Heather and great grandmother of...
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Edward Drew Tatum

November 9, 1938 - November 9, 2016

Edward D. Tatum, Jr. - 78 - Of Stoughton, formerly of Scituate passed away on November 9, 2016 in Boston after a sudden and brief illness. He was the devoted father of Edward "Ted" Tatum, III of Stoughton and Christopher S. Tatum and his wife Liz of Mission Viejo, CA. Cherished grandfather of Bianca, Nadia, Zachary, Rebecca, Emma and Noah. Loving brother of Richard Tatum of HI, Lorraine Tatum...
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Marc Cadoff

February 18, 1941 - November 8, 2016

The most interesting man in the world has left the planet. Marc "Who Needs a Middle Name" Cadoff departed for his next adventure on November 8th. Born on February 18, 1941 in the greatest city in the world, to the loving Solomon and Mena Cadoff, Marc led his life, in the immortal words of Francis Albert Sinatra: "My Way." Growing up in and around Boston, he was later joined by his brothers Edward...
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Andrew Babb

March 25, 1929 - November 5, 2016

Andrew (Wally) W. Babb Sr - Age 87, of Scituate, passed away November 5, 2016 at the Cardigan Nursing and Rehab Center. Loving husband of 63 years to Eleanor (Porrazzo) Babb. Son of the late George W. and Ruth (Trask) Babb, Andrew was born in Brockton, MA where he attended Brockton High School Class of 1949. He served in the Korean War as a Sergeant First Class in the Army Medical Corps. He and...
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C. Stephen Brennion

January 12, 1947 - October 31, 2016

C. Stephen Brennion, 69, of Scituate, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family at the Pat Roche Hospice Home in Hingham on October 31, 2016.Stephen resided in Scituate for 43 years with his beloved wife of 46 years, Katherine M. (Greene) Brennion, who, at the age of 12, told her grandmother, "That's the boy I want to marry. "That boy" entered the world on January 12th,...
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Carol McGill

December 27, 1944 - October 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, Scituate, MA.
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Peter Spillane

January 19, 1933 - October 28, 2016

Peter B. Spillane, age 83, of Scituate, formerly of Quincy, passed away October 28, 2016. Loving husband of 63 years to Suzanne (Montagne) Spillane. Peter is survived by his children Peter M. Spillane (Jeanne) of Scituate, Mary S. Dawson (John) of Norwell, Margaret S. Kelly (Joseph) of Pembroke, Sean M. Spillane (Janice) of Londonderry NH, Mark R. Spillane (Louise) of East Bridgewater and Paul S....
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Mary Jane Hockman

January 19, 1950 - October 28, 2016

Mary Jane Hockman - age 66, a longtime resident of Scituate and formerly of Cambridge passed away peacefully on October 28, 2016 at her residence. Loving daughter of the late David E. and Mary R. Hockman. She is survived by her loving partner Barry Richards of Scituate. Devoted sister of David M. and his wife Joyce R. Hockman of Scituate, Fr. Richard Hockman of PA, Donald J. and his wife...
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Charles L. Taylor

June 19, 1991 - October 18, 2016

Charles L. "Charlie" Taylor, Jr., 25, passed away on October 18, 2016.Charlie was born in Scituate, MA a son of Charles and Christine Taylor. He was a 2010 graduate of Scituate Public Schools. Growing up in Scituate, he was active in ASP and played baseball and football. He was in Jazz and marching bands playing the trombone. He also played the drums and guitar for his own enjoyment and bands...
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Howard D. Phillips

September 27, 1931 - October 15, 2016

PHILLIPS, Howard Donly (Deacon) II - 85, of Scituate, formerly of Norwell, passed away peacefully on the evening of October 15, 2016. He was the beloved husband of the late Jessie T. (Powers) Phillips. Born in Scituate, he attended Norwell Public Schools and went on to serve in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. There he attained the rank of Technical Sergeant and earned a...
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Diane Reed

February 9, 1931 - October 14, 2016

REED, Diane (Osborne) - 85, of Norwell, formerly of Hyde Park, MA, passed away October 14, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Donald E. Reed, with whom she shared 37 years of marriage.Within just a few years after specializing in secretarial skills at Hyde Park High School, Diane served as executive secretary for the head of research at Baird Atomic, a major parts supplier for the U.S. Air Force,...
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Anna M. Sammartino

September 13, 1913 - October 13, 2016

Anna (Sebastiana) Sammartino, known as Ann by family and friends, passed away peacefully at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth on the evening of October 13, 2016 at the age of 103. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Sammartino, with whom she shared 69 years of marriage. Ann was born on September 13, 1913 in the West End of Boston (now North Station area.) Ann, along with her 3...
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Janice M. MacArthur

July 25, 1922 - October 13, 2016

Janice M. (Loving) MacArthur - Of Hingham, formerly of Scituate passed away peacefully on October 13, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late G. Ronald MacArthur, with whom she shared 58 years of marriage.Jan spent a great deal of time travelling, whether it be relocating due to her husband's job or travelling for pleasure. Wherever they lived, she was always very involved in her local...
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Richard Arthur Bean

December 2, 1933 - October 5, 2016

Richard Arthur Bean, age 82, of Hanover, Massachusetts and formerly of Scituate, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on October 5, 2016. Born and raised in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, he was the son of Van Ness and Margaret (McInnis) Bean, and brother of the late Van Ness Bean, Jr. He is survived by his wife of fifty-six years, Gretchen (Hebb), and two children, Lucy and husband Scott...
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Margaret Mary Dorgan

October 21, 1965 - October 5, 2016

DORGAN, Margaret M. - 50, a lifelong Scituate resident, passed away peacefully on October 5, 2016 at the Life Care Center of the South Shore in Scituate after a long illness.Maggie will be remembered by everyone as a special girl who faced every day with both grace and humor, loved to be around family, complained little and laughed much. She graduated from Scituate High School and worked for Stop...
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Amy E. Downes

December 19, 1964 - September 27, 2016

Amy E. Downes, 51, passed peacefully on September 27, 2016 after a valiant battle with cancer. She was surrounded by family, friends and caregivers. Amy taught us all a lesson in courage and grace throughout her life.Amy was born in Boston and grew up in Scituate with the Minot crew. She spent cherished years on Martha's Vineyard, as well as on Cape Cod. A 1982 graduate of Scituate High...
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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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