Our Obituaries

Beverly Likins

May 3, 1948 - January 24, 2018

Mrs. Beverly Clark Likins, lived her 69 years of life to the fullest. Bev passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. She welcomed everyone into her life and up to "the cottage!" She was married to Mr. Baseball, Vance F. Likins III for 49 years, True Marbleheaders! Bev was the daughter of Vivian Clark and the late Buddy Clark. Bev was a staple in the Marblehead High School office...
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Earl H. Cone

March 8, 1940 - January 24, 2018

Earl H. Cone, III, age 77, of Salem, MA, passed away suddenly on January 24, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia and is predeceased by his parents, Earl H. Cone, Jr. and Virginia Crew Cone and his sister Miriam Atkins. Earl was a college graduate with two Masters Degrees. Earl met his wife of 53 years, Vivian, while traveling in Switzerland in 1962 and they wed in...
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Philip J. Peters

July 6, 1955 - January 23, 2018

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Gloria Giannasca

March 14, 1930 - January 18, 2018

Gloria Giannasca, age 87, a resident of Marblehead, passed away on January 18, in Salem, Massachusetts after a brief illness. Gloria was known for being quick witted, extremely well-read, along with having a vivacious personality. She was an avid animal lover with a special passion for dogs.Gloria was the wife of the late Erecole Giannasca and is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Palladino and...
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Barbara A. MCGANN

January 8, 1925 - January 16, 2018

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Helen K. Delegianis

February 24, 1928 - January 13, 2018

Helen Kangos Delegianis passed peacefully at her home in Marblehead on January 13, 2018. She was 89.Born on February 24, 1928 to Theodocia Economides Kangos and John Kangos in New Brunswick, NJ, Helen's family moved to Washington Heights in New York City when she was a child, where she spent her formative years. She was graduated from Hunter College in January, 1949, earning the Kane Prize for...
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John D. Pope

November 10, 1931 - January 9, 2018

John David Pope passed away peacefully after a valiant battle with Parkinson's on January 9, 2018 at the age of 86, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Cambridge, John attended Swampscott Public Schools until enrolling at Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, NH for his high school years. It was at KUA, where he learned the impact that a small private school can have on a student, and where he...
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Anthony L. Ventresca

December 11, 1947 - December 31, 2017

Anthony L. Ventresca Jr. of Marblehead, passed away on Dec. 31, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers with his family by his side. He recently celebrated his 70th Birthday, spent Christmas at home with his family and passed in peace and comfort in the early morning hours of New Year's Eve. He was the son of the late Anthony L. Ventresca Sr. and Josephine (Mascioli) Ventresca. Born in...
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Walter Theodore Foss

March 4, 1957 - December 30, 2017

Walter Theodore Foss III (Ted), age 60, grew up in Marblehead and died peacefully in West Roxbury, MA, on December 30, 2017. He was the son of the late Walter Theodore Foss, Jr. and Joanne Foss of Marblehead and brother to Sandra Foss, Jon Foss and Peter Foss. He is survived by his siblings, his daughter, Tiffany and her husband David Lathrop and his granddaughter, Hope. Ted was born March 4,...
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Thomas Santarelli

January 15, 1935 - December 28, 2017

Thomas "Tom" Massimino Santarelli, 82, of Marblehead, MA and Naples, FL, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, December 28th following a prolonged battle with Cancer. Tom was born on January 15, 1935, in Jessup PA, to Massimino and Pearl (Agostini) Santarelli. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and worked for General Electric...
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Howard A. Lacey

July 20, 1920 - December 20, 2017

Howard A. Lacey, 97 years old, of Marblehead, Massachusetts, died peacefully on December 20, 2017. Howard was born in Old Forge, NY on July 2nd 1920 to Charles H. Lacey and Ethel G. (Miller) Lacey. He was a graduate of Lynn English High and shortly after went to work for Forbes Lithograph, Chelsea, MA. In 1942 Howard joined the U. S. Army-Air Corp as an airplane mechanic. Before going to Europe...
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Cynthia Southmayd Hendry

December 7, 1929 - December 17, 2017

Cynthia S. Hendry, aged 88, died peacefully in her home on Gregory Street with her family by her side. Born in Chicago in 1929, she was a graduate of the Laboratory School and the University of Chicago. She moved to Marblehead in 1970. In her early career she worked in publishing as a book and newspaper editor beginning at the Hyde Park Herald in Chicago, and later the Marblehead Messenger....
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Patricia Fougere

April 11, 1938 - December 12, 2017

Patricia Lee Fougere, age 79, longtime resident of Marblehead, MA, passed away peacefully on December 12, 2017 in Danvers, MA. Patricia was born on April 11, 1938 in Winchendon, MA to Elizabeth Townes Poole and William Thomas Poole. Patricia attended Marblehead High School and later earned a Master of Education degree from Cambridge College. Patricia was committed to social justice causes, mostly...
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Richard P. Norris

July 3, 1950 - December 8, 2017

"If you find meaning in running, chances are, you'll find meaning in life."No phrase more aptly describes Richard Norris' approach to everything he did, whether conducting business in far-away locales, raising cattle in Virginia, running marathons in Paris and Padova (Padua), or riding a camel in Dubai. Running instilled an enthusiasm for life that was apparent to everyone he met and in every...
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Tracy A. Tirrell

March 14, 1955 - November 29, 2017

Tracy Ann Tirrell, 62, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Marblehead on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Tracy was born in Salem on March 14, 1955 to Audrey Tracey Tirrell and the late John Alden Tirrell. She lived most of her life in Marblehead, graduating from MHS in 1973. She also attended Wheaton College. Tracy worked for many years at Marblehead High School in an administrative capacity...
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Lorraine Fantozzi

March 5, 1937 - November 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Eustis & Cornell Funeral Home, Marblehead, MA.
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Lacey C. Deane

January 7, 1947 - November 25, 2017

Lacey Cook Deane, 70, of Marblehead, MA, passed away peacefully on November 25, 2017 from complications due to Stroke. Born in Rome, NY she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Cook and Lillian Steele Cook.She was a graduate of Dana Hall School and of Colorado Women's College where she earned a degree in medical technology. She worked as a Lab Supervisor in Lynn, MA eventually becoming a...
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Richard S. Robie

July 5, 1932 - November 24, 2017

Richard S. Robie, Jr. of Marblehead, Massachusetts, died on November 24, 2017 after a brief bout with cancer. He was 85 years old. Mr. Robie was born in Boston, Massachusetts on July 5th, 1932 to Richard S. Robie and Helen M. Robie. He graduated from The Choate School in Wallingford, Connecticut in 1950 and St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York in 1954. He then served in the United...
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Virginia Healy-Kenney

September 14, 1939 - November 24, 2017

Virginia Healy-Kenney, of Marblehead, passed away surrounded by her adoring family November 24, 2017. "Ginny" embodied selflessness, joy, light and love. She is survived by her husband James Kenney; daughter Megan Sweeney and her husband Charles Blood Jr.; granddaughters Sarah Wheeler, Hadley Blood, and Emily Blood; brother William Laubenstein; nephew Trevor Laubenstein and his wife Stacy; and...
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Thomas A. McNulty

December 9, 1946 - November 5, 2017

Thomas A. McNulty, beloved husband, brother, uncle, and Marblehead public servant, passed away on November 5, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. He was the third generation of the McNulty family to own and manage the Warwick Cinema. As much as he loved the movie business, Tom was passionately devoted to the Town of Marblehead, as exhibited through a lifetime of public service, which included...
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James J. Feran

April 2, 1924 - November 4, 2017

James Joseph Feran of Andover, formerly a long-time resident of Marblehead, passed away on November 4, 2017 in the Academy Manor Nursing Home in Andover after a long illness at the age of 93. Born in Somerville on April 2, 1924, he was the son of the late James L. and Elizabeth (Wall) Feran. James was raised and educated in Somerville and was a graduate with the Class of 1942. Soon after his...
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Sharon Trainor

July 1, 1949 - November 2, 2017

Sharon A. Trainor, 68, formerly of Marblehead and Billerica, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 2, 2017. Sharon was born in Billerica, MA on July 1, 1949 to her late parents Milton and Louise (Walsh) Farrell.She was a long time resident of Marblehead, MA where she raised her three children. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, music, and days at the beach. Sharon is survived by her...
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Brenna M. Flaherty

April 20, 1936 - October 28, 2017

Brenna M. Flaherty (née Hyland) of Wellesley, MA, passed away on Oct. 28, 2017 at the age of 81. Beloved wife of the late Richard G. Flaherty and devoted mother of Sue Flaherty (Framingham, MA), Richard Flaherty (West Palm Beach, FL) and his wife Nina Dimagiba, Kathleen Flaherty (Beverly Hills, CA), Linda Flaherty Haltmaier (Andover, MA) and her husband Richard Haltmaier, and Joanne Norcross ...
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Andrew Kit

April 18, 1928 - October 18, 2017

Andrew Kit, of Marblehead, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2017, at the age of 89. Beloved husband of the late B. Dolores Kit. Devoted father of Bonnie Kit of Marblehead, Lori Snodgrass and her husband Marty of Kirkland, WA, Pat Pollard and her husband Jay of Marblehead, Mary Kit of Sacramento, CA, and Bill Kit of Kirkland, WA. Loving grandfather of Robert Cope, Heather Cope, Kate Turner...
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Benjamin E. MANN

October 15, 1925 - October 16, 2017

Benjamin E. Mann, a former long-time resident of Marblehead, MA, passed away peacefully at BrightView Senior Living in Danvers on Monday, October 16, 2017 at age 92. Born in Boston on October 15, 1925, he was the son of the late B. Percy Mann and Amy E. (Mayo) Mann, who raised him and his sister, Amy, in Canton. He graduated from Governor Dummer Academy in Byfield in 1943, and went on to serve...
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John F. Gilbert

January 27, 1929 - October 13, 2017

John Frank Gilbert, Jr., passed away on Friday, October 13 in his hometown of Marblehead, MA surrounded by loved ones. John was born in Quincy, MA on January 27, 1929 to John Gilbert and Anna Gilbert (Wheelock), both also of Marblehead. John is survived by his brother, Elbridge Gerry Gilbert and four sons, John (Jeff) Gilbert III, Bradley James Gilbert, Mark Stevens Gilbert and Kevin Tansey. ...
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Janice M. Reed

August 3, 1927 - October 4, 2017

Janice M. Towey Reed, 90, of Marblehead, died on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Born in Salem, MA, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Nellie Towey, and wife of the late Donald Reed with whom she shared 50 years of marriage. She was raised and educated in Marblehead. She worked for New England Telephone in Salem and Soucy Insurance in Salem until her retirement. Janice was a devoted wife,...
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James E. Bishop

July 31, 1933 - October 3, 2017

James Edward Bishop, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 84. Jim is survived by his wife of 60 years, JoAnn Bishop, his four children Elizanne Gass and her husband Albrecht Gass, Jamie Bishop and her husband Vince Kuhlman, James A. Bishop and his wife Leah Glowacki- Bishop and Candace Bishop-Conlon along with his six grandchildren, Tyler Kuhlman, Samantha Kuhlman, Ricarda Gass, Audrey...
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Margaret P. Johnston

August 23, 1930 - September 27, 2017

Margaret Patricia "Peggy" Johnston, of Marblehead, died on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at the Bertram House in Swampscott, Massachusetts. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the daughter of the late Edward and Greta Lemee Johnston.Peggy was a graduate of Bridgewater High School, where she excelled academically and was active in student government. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Tufts...
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Thomas J. Dowd,

June 28, 1928 - September 26, 2017

Thomas J. Dowd, MD, of Marblehead, formerly of Reading, died at home on September 26, 2017, after a long illness. Born in Mahanoy City, Pa., on June 28, 1928, Tom was the eldest son of the late Susan and Thomas F. Dowd. He was raised in Ringtown, Pa., and graduated from Conyngham Township High School in 1945. Tom earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland in 1951 and went...
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Andrew T. Chapman

February 2, 1947 - September 19, 2017

Andrew T. Chapman Sr., 70, of Marblehead, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at MGH in Boston after a lengthy illness. He was born in Glens Falls, NY on February 14, 1947, son of the late William and Marion (Sallans) Chapman.He was a graduate of Marblehead High School and Salem State. He received his Master's Degree in Computer Science from Boston University. Andy had his own software...
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Kendrell R. Gregware

July 2, 1940 - September 16, 2017

Kendrell Roberts Gregware, Jr., 77, of Marblehead, passed away on September 16, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House with his wife of 49 years Shirley by his side, daughter Kimberly and his best friend Patches his hunting dog. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Kendrell Roberts and Virginia (Wallace) Gregware Sr.Ken was a graduate of Marblehead High School then enlisted in the United...
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Roger E. Hamson

August 7, 1924 - September 13, 2017

Rog would like to let you all know that his work here is done. He received the kind of offer you can't refuse, for an appointment from which he will not be returning until a later time when his service is again required. This assignment comes with a huge bonus, a reunion with family and friends he has not seen in a long time. His new mission takes him to a wonderful place where he will be...
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John W. Newhall

April 23, 1931 - September 12, 2017

John W. Newhall Sr., 86, of Marblehead, passed away at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers on September 12, 2017. He was the husband of the late Noreen A. (Kiely) Newhall with whom he shared 48 years of marriage. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Charles E. and Margaret (Cronin) Newhall.He was a graduate of Lynn Vocational High School, class of 1949. During the Korean War he...
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James Edward Canniffe

May 15, 1935 - September 11, 2017

James Canniffe of Marblehead, former financial advisor and teacher died Monday, September 11th, surrounded by his loving family at The Kaplan Hospice House in Danvers. A life long resident of Marblehead, Mr. Canniffe attended Marblehead High School where he was a member of the Drama Club. In 1953, he graduated with two prestigious, academic awards: The Harvard Book and The Dartmouth Bowl...
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William H. Kirby

November 26, 1944 - September 11, 2017

William H. Kirby, 72 of Peabody, passed away on September 11, 2017 in the Care One facility in Peabody after a long illness. Born in Providence, RI on November 26, 1944, he was the son of the late Madonna (Kirby) O'Brien and William A. Kirby. Bill was also preceded in death by his step-father, Paul F. O'Brien. He leaves his sister, Donna (Kirby) Sullivan of Marblehead, his niece, Susan ...
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Christine Raymond Turner

September 5, 1964 - September 10, 2017

Christine Raymond Turner, 53 of Boston, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017 in the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Christine leaves her husband, Chris Turner of Boston, her parents: Laurier Raymond, Jr. and Constance (Lebel) Reynolds, her step-parents: Pauline Raymond and Ronald Reynolds, her sisters: Susan Geismar and her husband, John of ME, Martha Venter and her husband, Tim of...
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Michael Joseph Patrick Joyce

April 22, 1963 - September 8, 2017

Michael Joseph Patrick Joyce, 54, of Marblehead, MA, passed away late Thursday evening September 7th. Michael was the husband of wife and best friend, Tracy Joyce. "MJ" as he was known by his family and friends was a tireless supporter of his children, Michael Harmon Joyce, McKenzie Sullivan Joyce and Montana Solar Joyce. MJ was a graduate from UMASS Boston, and worked in various business...
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William S. Bailey

January 15, 1946 - September 4, 2017

William "Bill" S. Bailey Jr., 71, of Haverhill, passed away on Monday, September 4, 2017, with his son by his side at High Point Hospice House. He leaves behind; William Bailey and his wife Victoria Hernandez-Bailey; their two children William and Devin Bailey; his daughter Elizabeth Bailey and her daughter Melinda, and a fourth grandchild, Michael.Born and raised in Marblehead, MA, son of...
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Thomas Clifford Barry

April 12, 1978 - August 30, 2017

Thomas Clifford Barry, 39, of Marblehead. Tom Barry was born at Salem Hospital on April 12, 1978. He was the victim of a near-drowning in Kennebunkport, ME on August 30, 1998, and died nineteen years to the day after his accident on August 30, 2017. He was a graduate of Marblehead High School, class of 1996.Tom took time off before becoming employed at Crosby's in Marblehead. Tom was a member...
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Eric P. Steinig

September 25, 1941 - August 21, 2017

Eric Paul Steinig, 75, of Swampscott died August 21st after a year-long battle with brain cancer, an illness during which there continued to be joy and laughter, and that was preceded by an amazing and adventurous life. Eric was surrounded by his family, including his loving wife of 48 years, Rosanna Lee (Parks) Steinig.Eric's progeny, as he liked to called them, include his son, Christopher...
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Anne B. Taylor

November 12, 1953 - July 28, 2017

Anne Brittain (Huffman) Taylor, DDS, 63, of Marblehead, died at her home on July 28, 2017. She was the loving wife of Kenneth P. Taylor, OD and devoted mother of daughters, Laura Reynolds Taylor of Washington, DC, Ashley Taylor Ginnings (Mike) of Rye, NY, and Jessica Lee Taylor, MD of Boston, MA. Anne was born November 12, 1953 in Charleston, WV, daughter of Jane M. (Huffman) Nelson and David G...
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Maryann Theresa Main

April 13, 1940 - July 25, 2017

Mrs. MaryAnn Theresa Main, age 77, of Marblehead and formerly of Swampscott, passed away suddenly and peacefully on July 25th at home in the loving arms of her husband of 39 years, William Main, after battling ovarian cancer for the last 6 years. Born in 1940 at NY Hospital, Manhattan, the only child to James and Theresa Quintiliani, she graduated from the Performing Arts High School of NY ...
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Rosetta Kenneally

August 21, 1912 - July 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Eustis & Cornell Funeral Home, Marblehead, MA.
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William Carl Schoene

December 9, 1937 - July 17, 2017

William C. Schoene, M.D., died on July 17, 2017 in Salem, MA. Dr. Schoene was born to Carl and Mary (Vesper) Schoene on December 9, 1937 in Columbus, OH. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his dear companion, Robert Smith. Friends and colleagues, including his many trainees in the medical specialty of Neuropathology, were his extended family that he cherished. Reading,...
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Dorothy K. Dillon

July 16, 1927 - July 16, 2017

Dorothy (Kirton) Dillon, of Peabody and formerly of Marblehead and Andover, passed away on her 90th birthday on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Brooksby Village in Peabody. Born in Framingham on July 16, 1927, Dot was the daughter of the late Robert and Etta (Turner) Kirton. She was raised and educated in Belmont and was a graduate of Belmont High School and Kathleen Dell Secretarial School in...
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Christine H. Sherrill

November 13, 1937 - July 14, 2017

Christine Hayward Sherrill, daughter of the late Ashton James Hayward and Edith Mortimer Hayward, died Friday, July 14. She was 79.Christine was born in Pensacola and spent her childhood in North Hill. She was an alumna of St. Catherine's School in Richmond, Va., and Holton-Arms Junior College in Washington, D.C. Following her graduation, she moved to Boston, where she met her future husband,...
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Winifred A. Ryder

October 13, 1923 - July 9, 2017

Mrs. Winifred A. (Wilfert) Ryder, age 93, of Marblehead, formerly a 13 year resident of New Bedford and 53 year resident of Roslindale, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 9th at The Lafayette in Marblehead surrounded by her loving family.  She was the beloved wife of the late Stephen W. Ryder; a decorated U.S. Marine who served in the So. Pacific during WWII and later became a Boston...
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Jeanne M. Thibodeau

July 14, 1931 - July 1, 2017

Jeanne M. Thibodeau, 85, of Marblehead, MA, passed peacefully on Saturday, July 1, 2017, surrounded by her family at the Lafayette Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Home. Jeanne was the daughter of the late Herbert and Elizabeth (Despres) Richard. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Joseph "Frannie" Thibodeau in 2009. Jeanne was affectionately known by her family and friends as Joanne....
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John P. Yahoodik

October 31, 1947 - June 27, 2017

John Philip Yahoodik, 69, passed way suddenly on June 27, 2017. He was born in Malden, MA to the late Margaret (Feely) and John Yahoodik of Everett. A 1965 graduate of Everett High School, John followed in his father's footsteps receiving his football letter playing on Everett's multi-year class A state championship teams. He maintained contacts with former teammates and was a member of...
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Margaret Bowen DeCamp

February 17, 1944 - June 7, 2017

Margaret Bowen DeCamp "Maggie", a devoted wife, adoring mother and grandmother, loving sibling and generous friend, died peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 following a fight with cancer. She was 73 years young. Born in 1944, Margaret grew up in Marblehead and lived in Swampscott while raising her children, John & Liz DeCamp of Nahant and Nancy & Neil Gillis of Beverly...
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Louis Cloutier

August 30, 1926 - June 6, 2017

Louis Cloutier, 90, a longtime resident of Marblehead, passed away at the Lafayette on June 6, 2017. Raised in Wellesley, he was a graduate of Milton Academy and Harvard University, class of 1951. Louis was a WWII veteran serving in Paris, France in the United States Airforce.He is survived by his daughter, Tracey Noelle McKinley of Peterborough, NH; and his fiancée, Vivien Consalvo of...
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Nellie DiLorenzo

February 20, 1912 - May 10, 2017

Nellie "Helen" DiLorenzo, 105, of Marblehead, passed away on May 10, 2017 after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Domenic J. DiLorenzo, and the daughter of the late John and Mary (Craggs) Brown. Born, raised, and educated in England, Helen attended nursing school before graduating in 1934, and subsequently served as a pediatric nurse during WWII. She immigrated to the United...
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Irene C. Nagle

March 29, 1932 - May 4, 2017

Irene C. (Murphy) Nagle, 85, of Swampscott and formerly of Marblehead and Topsfield, passed away May 4, 2017 at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. A loving and devoted wife, mother, sister and friend, she'll be missed by many. Born in Everett, Irene was raised in Everett and Saugus and summered in Scituate as a child. A Salem State College graduate, she taught in the Everett Public Schools before...
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Pat D. Zumstein

December 4, 1930 - May 3, 2017

Pat Zumstein, beloved wife of Louis Zumstein, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, the 3rd of May, in Marblehead, MA after 86 years of a life well-lived, and well-loved by her family and many friends.Pat is survived by her husband; her three children, Louis, Patricia (Trish) and Paige; her daughter-in-law Vicki and son-in-law Skip; her two grandchildren Sophia-Maria and Rufo; her brother Arthur;...
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Krishna Dudani

April 10, 1933 - May 3, 2017

Cremation would have occurred privately with family only. Open visitation for family and friends at Eustis and Cornell Home on TUESDAY, MAY 9 FROM 3-6PM. Per Krishna's expressed wishes, that there are to be no flowers or gifts, please. Donations to the charity of your choice. Thank you.
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Arthur S. Pearce

January 11, 1967 - April 22, 2017

Arthur Stephen Pearce January 11, 1967 -- April 22, 2017 A Good Man - Father, Son, Brother, Friend - Everyone who engaged in a conversation with Art Pearce discovered in him the best way to graciously navigate this world. Art had a sincere inquisitiveness; an intellectual vigor and pure and open-hearted wonder. Art ended his "journey" with cancer and left us like a warrior: During...
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Nancy J. Bailey

July 25, 1932 - April 17, 2017

Nancy J. Bailey, 84, of Marblehead, MA, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 17, 2017. Nancy was the daughter of the late Eugene and Estelle (Lester) Abrams. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Robert W. Bailey in 2014. She was also predeceased by her brother, Eugene Ames and sister, Francis Shay. Nancy was raised in Swampscott, MA but resided in Marblehead since her marriage to...
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Carol M. Kennedy

September 29, 1940 - April 15, 2017

Carol M. Kennedy, (76) of Marblehead, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday April 15th, 2017. She was the widow of Jerome R. Kennedy who predeceased her in 1992. She was a proud lifelong Header born and raised in Marblehead, the daughter of the late H. Edward and Marie Martin. Carol graduated from Marblehead High School in the Class of 1958. She then went to The Wilfred...
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Thomas P. Meade

April 2, 1925 - April 13, 2017

Thomas P. Meade, 92, of Rowley, formerly of Marblehead, lifelong musician and piano teacher, passed away at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers on April 13, 2017. He was the husband of the late Barbara (Laxton) Meade. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late James J. and Catherine (O'Neil) Meade.Tom is survived by two sons, Peter L. Meade of Manchester, NH and Jeff Meade and his wife...
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Kenneth Ken-Sin Martin Kao

September 2, 1957 - April 10, 2017

Taiwan-born American architect Kenneth (Ken) Ken-Sin Martin Kao, Dr. Sc. Tech. AIA, LEED AP passed away on April 10, 2017, following a long illness. A dearly loved and influential professor and lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and author, his Boston-based studio Kao Design Group (KDG) focuses on building technologies, sustainable island master planning, conceptual architectural...
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Roger A. Martin

June 10, 1946 - April 10, 2017

Roger Alan Martin, 70, passed away peacefully on Monday April 10, 2017. A true Marbleheader by birth and spirit, he was born June 10, 1946 the youngest son of the late James T. Martin and Doris B (Smethurst) Martin. He graduated from Marblehead High School and went on the join the Navy in 1966. He worked for General Electric for 32 years before his retirement in October 2012. Roger had several...
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Lawrence J. DiGiammarino

March 2, 1937 - April 7, 2017

Lawrence J. DiGiammarino, Sr., an educator, died on April 7, 2017 at the Kaplan House in Danvers, MA with family members at his side. He was 80 years old.Larry was born in Malden, MA in 1937 and grew up in Malden where he graduated from Malden High School, and is a member of the Malden High School Sports Hall of Fame. He then attended the University of Miami, where he was an accomplished...
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Lorena F. Waterman

June 1, 1921 - April 4, 2017

Lorena Frances (Barclay) Waterman, 95, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in her residence at Brooksby Village in Peabody. She was the widow of Dwight M. Waterman of Marblehead, who predeceased her in 2001. A true Marbleheader by birth and in spirit, she was born on June 1, 1921, the youngest daughter of the late Charles W. Barclay and Rena T. (Hammond) Barclay. She graduated from...
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Lloyd H. Caswell,

April 23, 1944 - April 2, 2017

Lloyd H. Caswell, Jr., 73, of Marblehead, MA passed away at Merrimack Valley Hospice House, in Haverhill, MA on April 2, 2017. Born on April 23, 1944, he was the son of the late Lloyd H. and Lillian (Williams) Caswell of Marblehead. He is survived by his sister Carol L. and her husband (James) Guy, as well as his brother Carl B. Caswell. He is also, survived by nephews Mark W. and his wife ...
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Paul F. Fougere

February 29, 1932 - March 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Eustis & Cornell Funeral Home, Marblehead, MA.
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Joan P. Osgood

April 5, 1925 - March 23, 2017

OSGOOD, Joan Pryor of Marblehead died peacefully Thursday, March 23rd, 2017. She was born April 5th, 1925 in Manchester, NH to Vernon Monroe and Agnes Elizabeth Pryor. The family settled in Marblehead in 1935. Joan graduated from Marblehead High School in the class of 1943 and attended Westbrook Junior College. She will be fondly remembered for her love of family, particularly her four...
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Janet G. Brown

July 19, 1953 - March 22, 2017

Beautiful! No word better describes Janet Greene Brown's view of life. She enjoyed a great, fulfilling life. Janet was born in Wichita, Kansas, on July 19, 1953, to Jack and Betty Greene. She grew up in a loving, supportive, stable family that stayed together. They always had warm beds in a comfortable home with clean water, food and clothing. Her parents provided health care and...
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Betty Jean Brown

September 26, 1931 - March 12, 2017

Betty Jean (Turnage) Brown age 85 passed peacefully at her home on March 12, 2017. Betty was born and lived in Searcy, AK before marrying her beloved husband "Brownie" and coming to live in Marblehead. She is survived by two daughters, Sabrina Maltby of Raymond, NH and Gail Brown of Marblehead; one son predeceased Timothy Brown and predeceased husband Emerson Brown, six grandchildren and three...
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Nancy A. Wurmser

May 18, 1942 - March 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Eustis & Cornell Funeral Home, Marblehead, MA.
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Robert J. Hill,

November 28, 1937 - February 27, 2017

Robert J. Hill, Jr., formerly of Littleton, passed away peacefully under hospice care in Salem at the age of 79 on February 27. The beloved son of the late Robert Joseph Hill and Virginia (Walters) Hill, Bob is survived by his sister, Virginia N.H. Dodge, and brother-in-law, Dexter A. Dodge, of Swampscott, and his brother, Gregory W. Hill of Somerville, as well as several cousins and many...
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Karl Monahan

September 25, 1920 - February 23, 2017

Karl Monahan, age 96, of Marblehead, MA passed peacefully in his home on Friday, February 24, 2017 surrounded by loving family. He is predeceased by his beloved wife of 60 years, Janis L (Chartier) Monahan and dear son, Karl Monahan, Jr., his brother, Thomas Monahan, Jr and sister, Elizabeth (Betty) Monahan. He is survived by his sister, Doris (Monahan) Meehan. He leaves his daughters, Martha...
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Mark G. Giles

October 10, 1955 - February 22, 2017

Mark G. Giles, 61, of Marblehead, passed away at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers on February 22, 2017. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late William and Meridy (Goddin) Giles.He was a graduate of Marblehead High School, class of 1973 and a graduate of Northeastern University. He volunteered at the Lafayette Nursing Home in Marblehead for several years. Mark is survived by his...
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Helen M. Donahue

November 6, 1928 - February 21, 2017

Helen M. Donahue "Honey" passed away February 21st at her home in Marblehead surrounded by her loving family. She was born November 6, 1928 in Malden Ma, daughter of the late George H. Donahue Sr. and Helen E (Lucey) Donahue. She Graduated from Arlington, Ma High School in 1946. Helen held many positions with New England Telephone and made many lifelong friends there, retiring in 1987. She was a...
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Samuel A. Martin

September 18, 1986 - February 20, 2017

Samuel Arthur Martin, age 30 of Marblehead, MA unexpectedly passed away Monday, February 20th, 2017.Sam was born in Boston, MA on September 18th, 1986 to William P. Martin and Suzanne White Martin and graduated Marblehead High School, Class of 2005. During his High School years, Sam was an active athlete, playing Baseball and Football and served as Captain of the Baseball Team. Sam continued...
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Ralph L. Church

August 5, 1935 - February 19, 2017

Ralph L. Church, 81, of Marblehead, passed away at peacefully on February 19, 2017. He was the husband of Christine (Sanborn) Church with whom he shared 53 years of marriage. Born in Marblehead, he was the son of the late Lewis W. and Glenda (Crowley) Church.Ralph was a graduate of Marblehead High School, class of 1953 and Mass Maritime, class of 1956. He then enlisted in the United States...
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October 3, 1923 - February 18, 2017

On Saturday, February 18, 2017, Shirley Nickerson, 93, of Marblehead, passed away after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent, and is survived by her sister, Ann and her husband, John, of Bristol, RI, daughters, Ren and her husband, Roc, of Reading and Terry and her husband, John, of Ipswich and her son, Tedd, of Marblehead, as well as 3 grandchildren and 7 great...
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Beth Ann Demski

October 2, 1963 - February 12, 2017

Beth Ann (Robinson) Demski, a long-time resident of Salem, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 12, 2017 in the Salem Hospital at the age of 53. Born in Newburyport on October 2, 1963, she is the daughter of Ronald Robinson and Janice (Migneault) Tarr. Beth was raised and educated in Ipswich. After high school, Beth attended North Shore Community College where she attained an Associate...
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Ralph E. Walker

March 26, 1934 - February 11, 2017

On Saturday, February 11, 2017, Ralph Edward Walker passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He was born on March 26, 1934 in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Marie Strums Walker and Louis E.Walker of Forest Hills, N.Y. Ralph is survived by his beloved wife Helane (Steffens) Walker and their devoted four sons Glenn, William, John and James and his loving daughter-in laws Janice (Daue), Melissa...
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George B. Tyler

March 22, 1957 - February 7, 2017

George Bradford Tyler, of Marblehead, passed away at 59 years of age on February 7, 2017, surrounded by his family and many friends after a valiant battle with cancer. He was the beloved son of the late Robert Tyler and the late Jane Tyler. He is survived by his son, Lucien (Luke) Tyler and Luke's friend Rachel Marcorelle of Salem, and George's special partner, Lisa Martin, of Marblehead. ...
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Douglas Fraser MacLean

January 13, 1972 - February 6, 2017

Douglas Fraser MacLean, a long-time resident of Marblehead, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, February 6, 2017 at the age of 45. Born in Salem on January 13, 1972, he was the son of Malcolm MacLean III and Deborah (Eagan) MacLean of Swampscott. Doug was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of St. John's Preparatory School with the Class of 1990. He went on to graduate from...
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Thomas E. Hoffman

April 14, 1926 - February 2, 2017

Thomas Edgar Hoffman 1926 - 2017 - passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, February 2 at age 90. He was born on April 14, 1926 in Ashland, Ohio to Ruth (Semler) Hoffman and Herbert O Hoffman. He had one sister, Maxine (Hoffman) Scobey. He is survived by his wife of over 60 years, Jill (Thompson) Hoffman and their daughter, Betsy (Hoffman) Hundahl, two grandsons, William and Hansen Hundahl,...
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Christine R. Likins

July 7, 1922 - February 2, 2017

Mrs. Christine Robinson Likins, age 94, died peacefully on Thursday, February 2, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Vance Likins Jr., with whom she shared 68 years of marriage. Born in Oxford, Maine, Christine was the daughter of the late Joseph and Elsa (Watt) Robinson, sister of the late John Robinson and Elinor Goodwin.Christine served in the Army's WAC (Women's Army Corp) as...
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Meredith Clisby

January 30, 1945 - January 27, 2017

In Memory of Meredith Gilman Clisby. Daughter of the late Ruth Waters Upton and Herbert Sargent Gilman, Meredith (alias Duff, Murphy Duff, Mimi and other affectionate nicknames) slipped away peacefully at the age of 71, surrounded by her family after a two-year battle with cancer.Beloved grandmother, mother and friend she is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Roy Edward Clisby, devoted...
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Althea R. Paige

February 17, 1923 - January 16, 2017

Althea Rachel Paige, of Marblehead and Brooksby Village in Peabody, died peacefully at the Kaplan Family Hospice House on January 16, 2017. She was 93. Born in Boston to the late Rose and Carmen Domenico, she attended Winthrop High School and Fisher College before settling in Marblehead with her husband, Dr. Emil Paige.Mrs. Paige was a formidable bridge player, a prize-winning tennis player, and...
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Patricia A. Irving

February 15, 1928 - January 13, 2017

Patricia A. Irving, age 88, passed away on January 13, 2017 at The Lafayette in Marblehead, Massachusetts. She was born February 15, 1928, the daughter of Patrick and Anna Nugent in Randolf, Massachusetts. She was married to the late William Henry Irving Jr. Patricia was a loving mother to her six step-children, Rusty, Linda, Jeanne, John Christine, and David; Grammy to Terry, Dan, Jeff, Amy,...
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Edith A. Ryan

August 25, 1912 - January 8, 2017

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Thomas M. Kennedy

April 5, 1959 - January 7, 2017

Thomas Michael Kennedy, of Marblehead, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2017 at the Kaplan House in Danvers after a long, courageous battle with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. He was 57 years-old.Tom was an eternal optimist. He had a contagious laugh with an infectious smile and always had a positive word to say about everyone he met. He was quick to ask about you while...
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John A. Mace

March 21, 1943 - January 1, 2017

John Andrew Mace (73) passed away on January 1, 2017 surrounded by family at the North Shore Medical Center in Salem, Massachusetts after a short illness. John was born in Marblehead, the son of Andrew Y. and Hilda (Berry) Mace and the brother of Judith Erhart of New Hartford, New York.He is a graduate of the Marblehead High School Class of 1961, from there he went on to continue his education...
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Norma M. Lord

August 11, 1927 - December 31, 2016

Norma MacMullen Lord, a long-time resident of Marblehead, passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Brooksby Village in Peabody at the age of 89. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Ross A. and Annie Laurie (Holt) MacMullen. Norma was raised and educated in Yonkers, NY and was a graduate of Roosevelt High School with the Class of 1945. She went on to attend Cedar Crest...
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William L. Wilkins

January 12, 1931 - December 31, 2016

William L. Wilkins (Willie), Retired Marblehead Police Officer, 85 of Marblehead passed away peacefully December 31, 2016 at the Lafayette Convalescent Home. After graduation from Marblehead High School in 1949 William entered the United States Army where he served with the 503rd Airborne Infantry 11th Regiment (82nd Airborne) as a Parachutist at Ft. Campbell, KY during the Korean War era. In...
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Theresa A. Finn

February 22, 1929 - December 24, 2016

December 24, 2016. Twas the night before Christmas when, surrounded by her six loving children, Theresa Ann Fitzgerald Finn died peacefully at home in Marblehead, as was her wish. She joins her beloved husband of 65 years, Albert E. Finn, who passed away a short nine months ago in March 2016. Theresa is survived by her six children, all residents of Marblehead, Ellen Finn-Welch, Sean Finn and...
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Dolores H. Joseph

August 17, 1941 - December 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Eustis & Cornell Funeral Home, Marblehead, MA.
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Ann C. Haseltine

July 12, 1927 - December 11, 2016

Ann Catherine (Gray) Haseltine passed away on December 11, 2016 at the Life Care Center of Raynham, Massachusetts. Ann was born 89 years ago in Salem, Massachusetts to Laurence and Elizabeth (Jenkins) Gray. She attended Ste. Chretienne Academy and graduated from Salem High School.Predeceased by her beloved husband of 58 years, Robert Clifton Haseltine whom she met when they were both employed...
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Joan E. McCarthy

March 11, 1941 - November 25, 2016

Joan Elizabeth McCarthy, 75, died peacefully on Friday morning, November 25, 2016 surrounded by family. Born in Marblehead in 1941, she was the daughter of the late Robert Carver and Elizabeth (Tatterfield) Carver. She was a graduating member of the Marblehead High School Class of 1959, and went on to attend Sullins College in Bristol, Virginia. In April of 1964 she married Edward McCarthy. After...
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Barbara Anne Bowker

November 19, 1926 - November 21, 2016

Barbara Anne (Burkhardt) Bowker, of Marblehead, passed away peacefully in the Rosewood Nursing Home in Peabody on Monday, November 21, 2016. Born in New York, Barbara was a graduate of Concord High School and went on to attend Massachusetts College of Art where she graduated with a Bachelor's Degree. She was an original thinker, an accomplished artist who taught many children and adults to...
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Janet Amidon

February 19, 1934 - November 15, 2016

Janet Franklin Amidon (82) of Marblehead, passed away on November 15, 2016.Mrs. Amidon was a career educator in Marblehead who taught History and English in the Middle School and religious education in the Unitarian Church. Her patience, humor, and caring approach to teaching had a profound effect on the future paths of generations of young 'Headers. Upon her retirement she devoted that same...
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James C. Full

June 30, 1929 - November 14, 2016

James Caldwell Full, 87, a lifelong Marblehead resident, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, November 14, 2016. He was a graduate of Marblehead High School and graduated from Mass Maritime Academy in 1950. After graduation he sailed in the merchant marine with Farrell Shipping Lines and served in the Navy during the Korean War.Since his childhood Jim has been centered on...
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Maureen M. Doherty

August 25, 1932 - November 10, 2016

Maureen M. (Sullivan) Doherty, 84, passed away peacefully in Beverly on November 10, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Paul R. Doherty for 54 years. Maureen was born in Salem on August 25, 1932 to the late Edward and Estelle (Dubois) Sullivan, where she spent her childhood. She was a 1951 graduate of Ste. Chretienne Academy and a 1954 graduate of the Beverly Hospital School of...
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Donald F. Howard

July 11, 1933 - November 9, 2016

Donald Franklin Howard (83) of Marblehead - management consultant, mixed media artist, lover of his church, bluegrass music, and cats - died on November 9, 2016. He was the husband of Bonnie (Newman) Howard and the son of the late J. B. Howard and Gretna Sumner Quick.Born July 11, 1933 in Houston, Texas, Don lived more than half of his life in Marblehead, much of that time traveling the world...
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